What's in a name?That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. ~William ShakespeareRemix(Originally posted on WESurviveAbuse.com)
Perhaps that is why there has partly contributed to the recent attention to social change and social justice.
I realize that the residents of the comfort zone liked things just the way that they were. It felt safe.
I get that. The comfort zone does have some elements of coziness to it.
But to too many of us the comfort zone is toxic.
Only one story gets told. All of the other voices are silenced.
Award winning writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, shares a lesson about the importance of stories. Here she is in a 2009 TED presentation called, “The Danger of the Single Story”.
Ain’t nothing changed but the letters of the alphabet.
Everything else still applies.
Know that when WE tell our Truths, our individual truths, the healing becomes deeply embedded in souls & spirits of carriers of long term suffering.