Setting intentions and goals is important for our sense of direction. Knowing our desired future provides a compass whereby we can determine when and where we are in or out of alignment. Many of us have crafted personal vision and mission statements with each word deliberately selected eventually arriving at a point of seeming perfection. Sitting back with great admiration and appreciation for the possible future that’s been created, imagining the world as it’s been articulated illicits hope and possibility.
I imagine that is what occurred when the Committee of Five wrote the Declaration of Independence. The declaration that all human beings are created equal with certain unalienable rights including Life, Liberty & the pursuit of Happiness was a very big idea. There was certainly loads of evidence that the nature of such a declaration was blasphemous. The very authors of such words were living and acting in conflict with these ideas for slavery and suppression were in full effect.Read More