No, I did not wake up at the crack of dawn on Saturday to put on a fascinator, and sip tea and eat crumpets while watching television. But now, a few days later, it has dawned on me that the royal wedding symbols a shift to a more inclusive and diverse, a more beautiful world, the way the world really is when we don't put our blinders on.
I love shifts because they create sudden change that was otherwise not thought possible in such a short timeframe. With a shift comes a new paradigm, and our world cracks open somewhere and let's a new belief, a new possibility, enter. Just like that.
Saturday's royal wedding shattered a glass ceiling. Meghan Markle helped to bring a little bit of that American dream back that I had thought was gone, the dream that anything is possible. There is more to this wedding than the ongoing undusting of the British monarchy. This alliance represents the new world order of unification across skin color. It symbolizes hope. As Mara Gay said in the NY Times, "Thanks, Meghan Markle, We Needed That."