Tag: Humanity First

The Universe is One Being

The Universe is One Being

There is a quote that I highlighted in neon yellow about four years ago. It rings true for me today more than ever before.   “The universe is one being. Everything and everyone is interconnected through an invisible web of stories. Whether we are aware of 

#BlackoutBestsellerList

#BlackoutBestsellerList

Books offer an easy way to momentarily step into someone else’s shoes, to see the world from someone else’s perspective. This week, June 14-June 20, as part of the Black Publishing Power Initiative, everyone is encouraged to purchase two books by black authors so the 

We Are All on the Same Team

We Are All on the Same Team

As I was scrubbing dishes and listening to the audiobook titled Born for Love: Why Empathy Is Essential — and Endangered by Bruce D. Perry, I had an epiphany.  “There are specific networks in the brain devoted to determining whether an individual is one of 

“Social Distancing” DOESN’T explain the full concept of protecting one another

“Social Distancing” DOESN’T explain the full concept of protecting one another

“Social Distancing” DOESN’T explain the full concept of protecting one another

Thoughts About This Week’s Thoughts

Thoughts About This Week’s Thoughts

Imagine sitting in a room. You are tied to a chair that is locked to the floor. And you notice the walls slowly but surely inching closer and closer towards you. Your whole body enters fight-or-flight mode, but there is nowhere to flee and no 

Dishonoring the Promise of DACA

Dishonoring the Promise of DACA

Seeking asylum is a human right. Article 14 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) proclaims in its first paragraph: “Everyone has the right to seek and to enjoy in other countries asylum from persecution” (Oxford Academic).