FAITH& fine lines

Destiny - - Life purpose -

she could fin­ish the treat­ment, the nerve ten­sion wouldn’t be re­leased. She also warned that I could get bruised if I didn’t lie in the cor­rect po­si­tion. So, re­luc­tantly, I closed my eyes and buried my face down once more. I’m not sure if it was the placebo ef­fect, where my brain con­vinced me that the tor­ture I felt would be worth it, but the pain be­came bear­able. And, sure enough, mo­ments af­ter she’d fin­ished, I felt so stress-free that touch­ing the sky seemed pos­si­ble.

Some­times a trig­ger mo­ment is needed to shift con­scious­ness to ac­tion.

Move­ments are born when an in­di­vid­ual or a group de­cide a thresh­old’s been crossed and the pain serves only to bruise, lead­ing to zero ben­e­fits. The #TimesUP and #MeToo women’s so­cial jus­tice revo­lu­tions were born of sheer ex­as­per­a­tion with the bru­tal con­se­quences of pa­tri­archy. It’s not that

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