I was one of the people shocked when Donald Trump won the election. While I was not a fervent Hillary supporter, Trump was not the outcome for which I hoped. Yet soon after, I realized the paradoxically horrible perfection of a Trump presidency.
At WisdomWomen, we are gathering women to envision the world from a holistic perspective, and practicing how we hold leadership in our own unique ways. I feel that Donald Trump’s presidency is ensuring an expedient death to the old systems, while we are part of birthing the new ones.
The United States was created on a foundation of genocide of the native people, on the backs of slaves, and without the leadership of women. Our country was not created to support and represent all those who continue to live within the same systems. This presidency is putting a huge spotlight on all of the division and damage that our country is built upon. We can no longer hide what lies below the surface, and we need to face these shadows.
Ultimately the systems need to die and we need to birth new ones. I believe that women are the ones to steward the birthing of these new systems. [Read more…]