We used to live in villages and knew everyone around us.
People with different viewpoints, different experiences and different knowledge.
You could have an intellectual debate and walk away feeling educated instead of bitter, resentful and not heard.
We could see through the eyes of those around us and understand.
We did not demean or degrade those that thought outside the norm.
We encouraged finding a new way.
Change keeps us from being stagnant, it allows us to grow.
Now we live in an indvidual family unit.
The extended family is relegated to reunions or set family visits.
We go to schools that teach us to compete and to look to others for acceptance instead of teaching us to look for it within.
We put our children that we do not understand into boxes with labels and keep them in a broken system that no serves them no use.
We have erased nature, our main ally from our lives and see it as a “weekend getaway” or something to own and possess.
We have lost our understanding of those around us due to selfish, egocentrical behaviour that is me, me, me and take, take, take until givers have absolutely nothing left to give.
We used to be united
As an Earth
As a Country
As a Community
As a Family
and within ourselves.
Yet as the World moves father away
It seems we are divided, at each others throats, unable to see any way but our own.
Fear has been a mitigating factor
Fear of Failure
Fear of Change
Fear of the Unknown
Fear of other Cultures
We were not meant to be stuck in one way,
repeating the cycles of 5125 years.
We are to end the division
Stop being afraid
Accept the change
and come together in Unity.
All colours, all races, all genders, all religions/faiths, all creeds.
We are all one
We are all children of the same Universe
We all inhabit our Mother the Earth that provides for us.
We were all meant to learn from one another.
Not tear each other apart for being different.
We have different knowledge, different experiences, different attitudes
yet we are all Spirits having a human existence here.