Primitive religion is not believed, it is danced!

Arthur Darby Nock

Earth's crammed with heaven,
And every common bush afire with God;
And only he who sees takes off his shoes;
The rest sit round it and pluck blackberries.

Elizabeth Browning

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Undoing the world

Doing nothing for others is the undoing of ourselves.”
― Horace Mann

How do we “undo” the world?
How do we take this creation
Created in love
By One who is love

And unravel it,
Destroy it?

We can do it, you know,
One person at a time?

All we have to do is fail to see people
People in need
People who are hurting
People who are alone
People who are afraid…

All we have to do is fail to see the person in front of us
Perhaps because all we can see is our self

And do nothing
For them

When we vote for “us” and forget them
We worry only about what will make us richer and more powerful
But ignore the impact on others
When we hug our resources to ourselves
And fail to give to those who have nothing

It is not only our undoing ultimately
As a person
But our undoing as a nation
Our undoing as a world

We are designed
To help each other.

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