asy·lum | \ ə-ˈsī-ləm \
1: an inviolable place of refuge and protection giving shelter to criminals and debtors : SANCTUARY
- 2: a place of retreat and security : SHELTER
- 3a: the protection or security afforded by an asylum : REFUGE
b: protection from arrest and extradition given especially to political refugees by a nation or by an embassy or other agency enjoying freedom from what is required by law for most people
4: somewhat old-fashioned : an institution providing care and protection to needy individuals (such as the infirm or destitute) and especially the mentally ill
ASYLUM is for all people. For you. for us.
It means different things for humanity – Immigrants seeking political asylum.
Marginalized groups seeking to be heard, and looking for change.
Our generation – millennials – caught up in feeling low self worth,
chasing lives only found on social media feeds,
striving for instant gratification only to satisfy a hunger for true happiness with fleeting and
Freedom from oppression. Liberty. Asylum.
It's about being able to be your true self. Realizing having self-worth.
Practicing self-care. Being healthy and whole, and safe.