A world that works for everyone
INSPIRED BY THE POSSIBILITY OF HUMAN BEING; EXPANDING AND EMPOWERING OURSELVES IN CREATING A WORLD THAT WORKS FOR EACH AND EVERY PERSON.
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A group of individuals who have chosen freely to take a stand and come together as one voice. That voice is the voice of the community where each one recognizes that he/she is vital to the life force of the whole. Newly inspired, they take ownership, bringing forth their highest expression of love, courage and integrity in reverence of the community. Their relationships are deep, lasting and authentic as they continue to stay true to the ever evolving consciously created community. They are moving together as a body of one. (Authored by Member Jill Burns and Copyright Protected)
Parts Of The One-- Ants And Bees, A Metaphor When we see ants and bees out in the world, we often see just one, but this belies the reality of their situation. More than any other species, ants and bees function as parts of a whole. They cannot and do not survive as individuals; they survive as members of a group, and the group’s survival is the implicit goal of each individual’s life. There is no concept of life outside the group, so even to use the word individual is somewhat misleading. Often, humans, on the other hand, strongly value individuality and often negatively associate ants and bees with a lack of independence. And yet, if we look closer at these amazing creatures, we can learn valuable lessons about how much we can achieve when we band together with others to work for a higher purpose. Most ants and bees have highly specified roles within their communities, some of which are biologically dictated, and they work within the confines of their roles without complaint, never wishing to be something other than what they are. In this way, they symbolize self-knowledge and humility. They also display selfless service as they work for the common good. In many ways, they are like the individual cells of one body, living and dying as necessary to preserve the integrity of the whole body, not to protect themselves as individuals. In this way, ants personify the ability to see beyond one’s small self to one’s place within the greater whole, and the ability to serve this whole selflessly. Ants and bees can inspire us to fully own what we have to offer and to put it to use in the pursuit of a goal that will benefit all of humanity, whether it be raising consciousness about the environment, feeding the hungry, or raising a happy child. Each one of us has certain talents we were born with, as well as skills we have acquired. When we apply these gifts, knowing that we are one part of a greater organism working to better the whole world, we honor and implement the wisdom of ants and bees. (Reprinted by member Deanna McCabe, from the DailyOM, Nurturing Mind, Body and Sprit