I just got back from a trip and I'd planned to share a bit about that with you today ... but I've come back to a world that is yet again grieving two incidents of senseless violence, and posting about myself seems crass and wildly inappropriate. That'll keep for another time.
Furthermore, I don't think my voice is the important one in this conversation. Words hold power, and we all have to speak out. But right now, the voices that need to be heard belong to other people.
So right now, I'm stepping aside. What I have instead are some very powerful and relevant words from others who are wiser than myself: