My mind has been preoccupied with redemption most of my life. My struggle with depression, and associated feelings of guilt, shame, non-existent self-belief (forget about self-respect) has always been an almost lost cause, until recently, i.e. perhaps ~ 3 years ago. Is my mind still muddled? Yes. Do I doubt myself often? Check. So what …
“It is not until we lose hope in humanity entirely that we begin to see its true value, and the reason it must be upheld and promulgated at all costs” — Siddharth Savyasachi Malu, c.2021 (during Covid-19 hospitalization)
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