How can you live in a way, day in and day out, that promotes greater connection?
It’s not just about the selfish benefit that comes when we’re feeling closer and tighter and part of something. It actually comes down to the fact that our world needs us to be more connected.
Many of the ills of the world today are instigated by the fact that we don’t see ourselves in other human beings. We don’t trust our IGS (Inner Guidance System) and we don’t realize that we’re part of something bigger. The wars that are raging throughout this world, right now as you read this very sentence, are happening because fundamentally we have lost sight of the fact that we are all one. Killing your enemy in the Middle East is no different than killing your brother or sister or killing yourself. It is born of separation and it leads to separation; but separation is a lie!
On the other hand, we see the fundamental truth of connection in the global reactions when huge catastrophes happen in our world. Such as the recent earthquake in Nepal or tsunamis hitting the shores of Japan in years past. During these times we naturally reach out to help our brothers and sisters and we remember that their misfortune and that our blessings are random and universal. When we see these other peoples’ suffering, we realize that they are us and that they’re no different from us. Read More >>>