To Wait for Opportunity or to Create It? That is the Question- A Message for the Oppressed

Since sharing my last post, “Impact of Oppression on Life Purpose,” several people openly shared with me their encounters with prejudice and discrimination. Their firsthand experiences included incidents of racial stereotyping and flat out mistreatment when applying for jobs, while on the job, and even attending church (yes, you read that right- remember oppression permeates all institutions, systems, and programs in which we rely). Continue reading To Wait for Opportunity or to Create It? That is the Question- A Message for the Oppressed

Impact of Oppression on Life Purpose

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I began thinking about how oppression impacts purpose a few months ago. However, I procrastinated with actually putting my feelings in written form. I suppose now is the time to condense this complex issue into a few short, concise paragraphs. Though this is a complex topic, I still feel an urge to write about it from the perspective of the oppressed. It affects many of our lives. Let’s get to it, shall we? Continue reading Impact of Oppression on Life Purpose