Archive for July 20th, 2012

Courage to See

“It has always been scary

to step into the circle of firelight,

to show up in the company of strangers,

to ask for entrance or to offer it.  Our hearts race —

Will we have the courage to see each other?

Will we have the courage to see the world?

The risks we take in the twenty-first century

are based on risks human being took

thousands of years ago.

We are not different from our ancestors,

they are still here, coded inside us.

They are, I believe,

cheering us on.”

~~ From Christina Baldwin, The Seven Whispers

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