“The system isn’t broken; we just haven’t built it.”
“By sharing vulnerability, we build deeper relationships. We need deep relationships to face what’s coming — floods, heat waves, climate refugees.”
“It was hard to figure out if they were being discriminated against because of their race, religion, or ethnicity. For many people in the Muslim community, they [face all] three.”
“The youth are told that we are the future. That is a huge title to uphold.”
This situation opens the door for us to be even more intentional about making authentic connections with the people we love, even virtually.
We reconnected with a few past cover artists and asked them to share an update on their lives and art.
“We need to demonstrate that it’s not an oxymoron to be a Christian feminist,” said one of the conference organizers.
Sometimes it is much easier to be outraged by someone else’s victimhood than your own.
Yet, I refuse to be stigmatized.
In this time of COVID, enduring the relative isolation, I have thought about the lessons in patience and sheer endurance in Korea’s origin story.
I am able to liberate myself from constructs and systems that don’t serve me and that often oppress me and others.
I began to write, and reach out to, and speak up for those who share dark experiences.