I Stand With Ravelry

We live in a time when Sanata merges the musical influences of Africa and Spain with his own unique sound.

But we also live in a time when Latinx refugee children are locked in cages, on our own soil, without beds or soap.

We live in a time when the POTUS openly brags about assaulting women.

But we also live in a time when we have the most diverse Congress (with the most females) ever.

This week, the crafting social site Ravelry took a stand against white supremacy. You can read their policy or the NY Times story on the issue. Needless to say, I support Ravelry. I stand with Ravelry.

I quite often don’t know where to begin, feeling so overwhelmed by the attacks on women’s rights, immigrant rights, LGBTQ rights, and environmental rights. We live in a time when diversity, integrity, and democracy are under attack. Even facts and truth seem to flitter off with the slightest breeze. But we also live in a time when a small(ish) site like Ravelry takes a huge stand.

We have a choice. We wallow in pain, anger, and disappointment or we be the change we want to see. Ravelry, thank you for the example.

Find all of my knitting patters for sale on Ravelry.

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