• ulaynqu 9w

    “Everything is not a gift. There maybe value transformations that arise from many experiences, but that does not mean that every experience is a gift. If we lean too far in the direction, we will deny trauma and victimhood all together, Something we have been mistakenly doing for centuries. No, everything is not a gift. Some experiences are horrors, and it is all we do to heal from them. To suggest that someone must find that gift in them, is to add insult to injury. It is also to create a culture that welcomes all tragedies, because, after all- everything is a gift. Let us keep it grounded-sometimes it is a gift and sometimes it is a horror. And the only person who can decide that is the person who experiences it...”