It was unpleasant. It was hard-hitting. It told Truths (admittedly through the filter of one person’s experience and ten years’ distance) and it was, somehow, still well-received. But with reservations.
Because Our Land, last week, took on a different tenor. It was despairing. Desolate. Desperately sad. And it didn’t end well.
But it was only PART ONE…and here – HERE – is the redemption.
Because (as with so many things in this world) the hurt and anguish and agony of seeing atrocities and feeling powerless to stop them, or stem the tide, or somehow grasp with the ragged tips of your tired fingernails at that failing shred of hope that things can be different, it is redeemable.
It’s redeemable by YOU. And me. And Us.
It is our challenge, if we choose to accept it.
Perhaps we can’t change the world in its entirety, or start a revolution, or radically alter society so that it stops sucking quite so much.
But we can do THIS.
Come on over and read…(linking to main website – click from there (I got TimeZoned today and had to go to work before the post went live. If you click and no Part 2, come back here and help yourself to lollipops and non-stop cartoons until it’s up))