Are you an individual solving a problem or part of an unfolding miracle?

by | Jun 30, 2016

It is easy to become discouraged, frustrated, even resentful and angry when we face world problems as individuals fighting against an external ill. How can we hope to overcome such things as systemic racism, economic injustice, or the simple venality of human beings caught up in defensive and frightened thinking?

But if we shift our perspective from fighting an external foe to being part of an unfolding process of awakening, our experience can soften. We may still feel deep grief, but we will also experience deep hope. It makes a difference when we see ourselves as part of an unfolding miracle.