Will it ever end? First Covid-19, then economic shutdown, and now the cries for racial justice. We are living in collective trauma. We can flip the channel or isolate in our homes, but that is a response to trauma, and does nothing to insulate us from the bombardment. So, what is our response-ability? As a disclaimer, I am not a clinical therapist. I am one among millions walking through this landscape, learning to navigate it as best I am able right alongside of you. It has
Ty Andrews, recently re-posted an anonymous micro-article entitled, “Beware of the Fake Light Workers.” It took a derisive stance on metaphysical standbys such as crystals, yoga and vegan diets – all of which I practice. The article went on: “Light comes when you do the work of transmuting that darkness within yourself first, understanding and coming to terms with it.” I had to agree. Then I realized the real problem is that we are often clueless what “doing the work” means.