We need to gather our hearts together. We need to pull those we love close to us. We need to take care of ourselves and each other because we lost yesterday and that loss was really a death. We need to give each other the dignity to grieve, to allow for the profound sadness to have its time but not allow it…
During the course of my entire pregnancy, I had a grand total of one anxiety dream. In it, I dreamt that I dropped my infant daughter on the steps outside, and when I picked her back up, she was horribly disfigured. It was awful, and of course I woke up in a cold sweat.
“There are times in the story of a nation, when history is written faster, when history is written in concentrated form.These are moments of enormous transition and transformation. They have an outsized role in defining us — defining who we are and who we’re becoming as a nation.”