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If the Lord Say So: A Call for World Healing by 13 Indigenous Grandmothers.
"My great-grandmother, Nana, was famous for one-liners.
Perhaps it was years of raising children, 73 years of marriage or just living in her body that reduced convoluted explanations for life’s occurrences to its simplest forms.
“If the Lord say so,” she’d respond in her thick as peanut butter Southern accent (despite 50 years of living in Newark, New Jersey)—to anything that appeared overwhelming.
That saying drove me crazy because of its passivity and lack of intention. I needed clear, defined goals; I couldn’t accept her throwing her expectations to the wind. A saying I was just starting to understand in the months before she transitioned."Continue Reading on Elephant Journal