Far be it from me –

Facing down rape: Women stand up to say they are not ashamed

on April 23, 2014

recovery network: Toronto

First in a series of posts about the value, importance and  power of owning and  telling our story – and being heard.

Science may think it has all the clever tricks to understand the universe and what we are to make of it but the simple human practices of telling stories and hearing each other as we share ours can offer much more – the ability to connect the dots, recognize complexity and interconnectedness,   and make sense of our experiences – and can play an important role in helping us heal and grow.  

Maybe, one day, scientists will get smart enough to catch up with the rest of us.

This story is about women who are telling their stories of having being raped and standing up to say they are not ashamed. Indeed they have no reason to be ashamed – nor does anyone who has had that experience…

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