Inspiration, Racism

Mindfulness in the Midst of Upheaval

Is it fair for me to practice mindfulness in the midst of state sanctioned murder? In the midst of protest and righteous indignation, is it okay to stop and take respite in the sights, the sounds, the touches, the tastes, and the smells of the moment when I know what I know? In the midst of denial of systemic racism by those who hoard power? In the midst of strong anti-Blackness? Is it the right thing to do right now in the midst of tragedy?

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