I have been deeply affected by the events over the last several weeks. As everything moves through me, my intention is to communicate clearly and move towards healing. I began by reading a blog post to the healing 5, 6, and 7 classes. I was contemplating a post about George Floyd and contradiction. Although this piece was an important step in my journey of understanding, it is not the message I chose to send.
George Floyd’s murder was not the beginning of this story. It was preceded by countless abuses and murders. The events of the last few days show it is not the end of senseless death. This is the start of a meaningful conversation within the wildernessFusion community about race, diversity, and generational trauma.
Racism is not something that is outside of ourselves. It is within our bodies, within the fabric of our beings, and within each choice, we make consciously or unconsciously. Here are the first steps we will begin to look at.
For all of our black students and clients, I want to say I am sorry for not seeing this issue sooner. I am humbled that you chose to be a part of this community. I also know that each of you holds a unique perspective and individual traumas. Please know all races, genders, identities, religions... all differences are welcome here at wildernessFusion. In fact, it is what makes us vibrant and alive. Let us all unite and heal these wounds and become stronger from it.