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December 1, 2021

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The Nap Ministry: Rest as Resistance

You don’t always have to be doing something. You can just be, and that’s plenty.

– Alice Walker –

The Nap Ministry: Rest as Resistance

“I think all of these things are working to get us back to our full selves and back to who we are: divine human beings. That’s one of the central ideas of the Nap Ministry: you are not a machine, you are a divine human being. If you knew your divinity, you would not be grinding. You would not allow for grind culture. You wouldn’t allow yourself to miss sleep. If you saw yourself deeply as who you are, you would see the divinity that I see in all people and what drives the work of Nap Ministry. [The Nap Ministry is] for all, but it’s a global movement from a Black lens.” In 2016 Tricia Hersey founded The Nap Ministry. It challenges our notions of laziness and reframes rest as resistance and a form of reparations. { read more }

Be The Change

Make rest a daily practice. Learn more about the Nap Ministry here. { more }

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