America; a season of Healing and hope

Olutosin
Posted November 7, 2020 from Nigeria
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On November 17th 2016, after the election in America, I wrote an article on Worldpulse, wherein I admonished the good people of America to be their sisters and brothers keepers. To walk and work together in order to protect the most vulnerable amongst the populace. 

 

 

When I look back today, and I went through that same article here,.I had tears flowing on my cheeks. It was like a prophecy from our great ancestors.  It was a call to preparedness as if it was going to be a battle that needs unity, collaboration and checking in on one another. 

 

It was like a film...

 

The past four years have been a real trying period for the aforementioned tribes of people in America! It was tough but it brought out the genuineness of humankind. The love for the vulnerable was overflowing and the whole world stood with America in solidarity and love. Waiting patiently for an end to tyranny and divisive rule.

 

These period in human history, earth has become delicate, it is a   trying period for humanity and we need more love to keep the world going, and not just keeping the world going alone, but alive and thriving.  We need more love, more support, more self care and more kindness to self and others. 

 

Whatsoever that separated humans will never be equal to what binds us together, which is the more reason we must work and walk together or war against one another to perish together, God forbid.

 

America, the land of love. America, the land of unity. America, the largest nation that is filled with the milk of human kindness, was shaken to its deepest marrow. It became a land wherein people were afraid to approach one another again.  It became the opposite of what it stood for; the land of beautiful diversity and  freedom!

 

America became a land of new vocabularies. Hate speeches began to fly here and there, sanction, ban, cage them, erect the highest wall of demarcation, return to your country, this is our land, they stole our jobs, immigrants are not welcome, born in America not of America.  Ahhhhh... the divisiveness widened daily.

 

The unity, joy in diversity, love and embrace - for - all was tested within a space of just four years. The outcome was unimaginable.  Neighbours became so distant to one another, depending on the colour of their back or the colour of their flag.

 

The war that was fought and won suddenly oozes offensive odour while several open sores refused to heal up. . 

 

The wall of Berlin, Oh, I mean the wall of divide that was demolished decades ago suddenly sprang up in America.  

 

The Mason of hatred began to rebuild walls of hatred and hateful speeches. The streets turned to battlegrounds and the wall of divide widened. 

 

What took American people  centuries to build is going to take a man 1460 days to demolish. That is impossible.  Women and men of Goodwill began to strategise the way out of the predicament. 

 

It costs the people of America a whole lot. Unquantifiable loss of lives and loss of allies. 

While mother earth devices the best way to right every wrong that had been and is being done to mother earth; the real mother that birthed the whole earth.

 

She had been prepared to be the Bridge. The link and the answer to that generational question.  Mother earth was preparing an everlasting answer to the earth and heartfelt prayer of every female. It was answering the question of When will?  Who will? How will?

 

Mother earth was prepared for a change that will change and shake  the world. A change that will heal the world. A change that will create history.  A change that every girl child will look unto in the centuries to come.

 

She went to Asia. 

She went to the black race.

She.went to the Americas to ensure that its a mixture that radiates through the length and breath of the whole earth.

 

What a glorious day to hear a daughter of the soil who rode on the shoulders of our ancestral mothers, standing on non existent, never existed and newly established protocol to encourage upcoming girls that the door is open. The sky is blue and the time is now.

 

She is the first of many daughters of the soil that will  take up this position and they will definitely soar higher in life.

 

She showed us that Nothing.  Absolutely nothing.  As in nothing is impossible  for the girl child who is determined  and focused on her goals. No position unattainable for the girl child. This has been established today and we shall see more women shattering the glass ceiling. 

 

It was a double - edged - sword answer.  It pierced deeply to what was dividing America while establishing a new and a change of history.  She walked in. She walked tall. She rode on the shoulders of giant women who fought for equality and for women  to vote in America. 

 

Today, I rejoice with my America sisters for making the dreams of every American girl child possible.  Thank you for validating their dreams. This is possible Today.  Tomorrow, the possibility of a first  female American president is assured. It will be made possible because of your unrelenting  efforts.

 

The struggle for equality continues.  The struggle for undivided America continues.  The struggle for the United human race continues and Victory is certain. 

 

This is a dawn of a new beginning that arrived with possibilities and a new history. 

 

America, this is the time to work. Get back to work to heal thy land. 'Tis the season of Good Hope.

God bless America.  

This story was submitted in response to US Elections: The World is Watching .

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MUVUNYI FABIENNE
Nov 08, 2020
Nov 08, 2020

Thanks for sharing

Olutosin
Nov 08, 2020
Nov 08, 2020

You are welcome.

Marie Abanga
Nov 08, 2020
Nov 08, 2020

Yeah Yeah sister of mine,
Here is a new dawn indeed for the USA, and for so many of us who in one way or the other look up to the USA for inspiration, motivation and support.
God bless us all

Olutosin
Nov 08, 2020
Nov 08, 2020

Amen to your prayer sister mi.

Tamarack Verrall
Nov 08, 2020
Nov 08, 2020

Those of us just to the north of the US feel and share up close the joy that our sisters in the US are feeling, and celebrate too that because we are all together here in World Pulse we can share in the joy globally, what this change of government brings, especially to see and hear such a brilliant, loving black/brown bodied woman, Kamila Harris, take the stage and deliver such a speech of hope. What a beautiful tribute here from you, dear sister. Yes, we have much to rejoice together. Another glass ceiling has been dissolved, by a woman with so much to offer us all, and a woman who understands exactly the importance of women's voices rising, and in particular the importance of the voices and perspectives of women of colour.

Olutosin
Nov 08, 2020
Nov 08, 2020

Yes sister. We have so much to celebrate. Shattered ceiling glass. Progress for women and living in a nation without fear....so much more.

Emily Jensen
Nov 09, 2020
Nov 09, 2020

Your words are so powerful as always, Olutosin! Thank you for grounding us in hope and strength, both today and back in 2016. As you said, this is the time to work! We are ready for this moment. Sending you gratitude across the ocean.

Olutosin
Nov 09, 2020
Nov 09, 2020

Thank Youuuuuuuuu.

jomarieb.earth
Nov 09, 2020
Nov 09, 2020

Dear Olutosin, your words are deeply embraced. Today truly is a new day. The struggles of America have been going on for generations. It's a shock and disappointment to many. It even looks like something new as well. Social media provides a platform of the highest level for you to witness our realities. But the struggle is not something new or recent. Today is a new day. And we have a new step toward progress. So glad you can be part of it now. Yes, God bless America, and thank you!
JoMarie

Olutosin
Nov 10, 2020
Nov 10, 2020

Amen!
You are welcome.

Nini Mappo
Nov 10, 2020
Nov 10, 2020

Hello Tosin,
Herstory has indeed be written in the great US of A!! But it is only one page, and we hope that other pages fill up quickly so that herstory becomes visible, readable, and accessible to all that need to be inspired by it.

Olutosin
Nov 10, 2020
Nov 10, 2020

Yes. So that more and more women will fill up the pages. Amen.

Chidimma
Nov 11, 2020
Nov 11, 2020

Well articulated Dear Tosin. I can't agree less with you. "Nothing is impossible for the girl child who is determined and focused on her goals". Thank you for sharing this post. Indeed a new Dawn has started for the American women and many of us who look forward to hold high profile positions in government.
Hugs.

Olutosin
Nov 12, 2020
Nov 12, 2020

Thank you very much. Its the dawn of a new era.

Katrina Maria
Nov 12, 2020
Nov 12, 2020

God Bless America the Country of Opportunities the Country of Unity.

Olutosin
Nov 12, 2020
Nov 12, 2020

Amen.

Katrina Maria
Nov 12, 2020
Nov 12, 2020

Thanks for Sharing

Olutosin
Nov 12, 2020
Nov 12, 2020

You are welcome.