George Floyd – A Path through Silence – Grief, Empathy, Hope


Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world. - Desmond Tutu

What to say when you don’t know what to say. Like many, I was stunned into horrified silence by the brutal and unjust murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Even now, I write and rewrite this. There are no words. Grief steals them from me. Even the word ‘grief’ isn’t fair or adequate.

Many condolences to the Floyd family and every family who has lost someone to hate.

Words feel feeble when faced with the mountain of injustice that has been ‘normal’ for centuries.

The extent of this wound is deep. And it affects everyone. I have a few ideas I share below on how lightworkers, healers, empaths and allies can use their greatest gifts of compassion and empathy to begin the healing process. And to do so in a way that keeps you grounded in love, courage, and action.

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