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Visionkeeper – Who Are We? – 6 July 2013

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I ran across a quote today that I found most thought-provoking and thought I  would share it with you. “What can we gain by sailing to the moon if we are not able to cross the abyss that separates us from ourselves?” Quote by Thomas Merton.  Oh how insightful those words are. We are so eager to go forth and discover new worlds and conquer others, yet we have not even figured ourselves out first! How have we allowed ourselves to become so distracted by the world that we have lost interest in understanding ourselves and striving to become the best that we can be? We are totally unable to settle our differences without war and yet we wish to conquer outer space. Our priorities are so warped, we seem to be guilty of destroying the world in which we live so we think moving on to a new one will solve our problems. We are not growing and evolving as we should be, we seem to be running in place on our hamster wheel or God forbid even worse, going backwards. Continue reading