I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own. And I am not free as long as one person of Color remains chained. Nor is anyone of you. — Audre Lorde
…l” guilt, you’re putting yourself into a whirlpool, spinning and sinking with no say in the matter. You can’t get yourself out, because you wait and wait for punishment, and no one sees you drowning.
Every story is the story of change, and every change is a story. The facts of the story don’t much matter. How the facts make you feel does. And no single fact exists in a vacuum.