We manifest a better world here and now by living in such a way that our life becomes our message. Practicing fearlessness, we transform ourselves, embody our deepest values, and behave in ways that create the world we hope for “someday” in this very moment.
May what we do in this and every present moment bring to life a world in which:
- humankind is humbled by reverence for life
- laws of nature shape the laws of people
- debts of wealthy nations get repaid to the poor
- glaciers expand
- rights to clean air, soil, and water become universally unalienable
- each human community possesses self-representation and self determination
- the diversity of life increases around the planet
- corporations have limited, revocable privileges
- ecocide is prohibited
- every man, woman, and child knows their farmer by name
- each of us enjoys a sense of belonging to a human and natural community
- we measure true wealth in the frequency of our smile and the deapth of our relationships
This it the world I live into. I do my best to see the truth of society’s current reality and act in the direction of what is beautiful, good and true. I invite you to join me in manifesting tomorrow’s better world today.
NOTE: the above description of a better world is informed by the writings of Thich Nhat Hanh, Gary Snyder, and Pope Francis; “A Declaration of Rights for Future Generations”–a document initiated by the 2012 Women’s Congress for Future Generations; and by personal reflection.
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