Healing work is movement work. Wherever we hold privilege we must risk it to take power to task.
In our own individual spaces we're called to make some serious choices about the way we enact power over others and evaluate how others do the same over us. For those of us with privilege, the time for navel gazing is over.
Another round of Tea Time Reading! The best of the internet in tarot, healing, and social justice.
How do we exercise power in our communities? What is our privilege in these community spaces and how will we use it for those without access to it? How do we hold each other radically accountable- that is, how do we not forsake those of us most powerless for the sake of holding a community together?
This is not a week interested in anyone pulling their punches. It calls for speaking truth to power, in all the ways that can apply not just to your life, but your community.
Here's another round of what I've been reading with my tea.
Tarot, woo, and social justice magic.
As a healer with marginalized identities I claim that I am due more than just sadness; I tire of it. I am due the full breadth of my anger and rage.
A link round up of healers writing as community and allies visioning strategies for healing and social justice.
Heart is still weighed down but here is some of what has been helping. I share it with you and hope you find some heart ease. Take care. Self-care is resistance.
We've always been there.
If there's anything else I'd like to add to the conversation- that I haven't mentioned or worked through in my Tarot of the QTPOC series- it is that we have always been there.
Can be honest about the power of words, the power of naming, and the power of capitalism and privilege that relies on watering down entire people's traditions, memories, and spiritual technologies for its own deification and profit?