February 5th, 2020: Aishah Shahidah Simmons
Subscriber Archive • 1h 16m
Survivors of child sexual abuse and adult rape, especially women and femmes, are taught that rage is an unhealthy response to the unspeakable forms of violence committed against the child and adult bodies we inhabit in this lifetime. Instead, for the sake of our well-being, we are regularly encouraged to deny, silence, medicate, and/or institutionalize the rage without addressing its root causes. In mainstream society, rage and meditation aren't usually associated with one another. For some, rage is the antithesis of meditation. Yet, meditation can serve as an anchor and compass that leads to action and healing that emerges from deep within.
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