England is burning, global financial markets plunge daily and extreme natural disasters seem to be the rule rather than the exception lately. Things seem bleak to many, and the more we see the media sensationalize disaster, the more things spiral out of control.
The other day I was attending a discussion on world peace with about 15 other people, and I noticed that we like to shout slogans and react in verbal outrage to certain hot topic phrases like “greed”. We love to point our eyes outward and shout about all the atrocities while we ignore the part we play. I say “we” because I do it too.
Today, I want to look at my own life. If global debt is spiraling out of control, let me look at my own. If I am outraged by corporate greed, how am I contributing with my own actions. The global economy is made of many small parts and our governments can only be as healthy as we are. Today I am looking at myself, and how I can fix my world instead of shouting about everyone elses.
“A nation’s culture resides in the hearts
and in the soul of its people.”
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