Saturday, February 23, 2008

A Creed for a New Civilization

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Sri Lanka 2003, photo by Kim H

We are the New Civilization

We are here.
We are waking up now, out of the past, to dream a bigger dream.
We are friends and equals, we are diverse and unique, and we're united for something bigger than our differences.
We believe in freedom and cooperation, abundance and harmony.
We are a culture emerging, a renaissance of the essence of humanity.
We find our own guidance, and we discern our own truth.
We go in many directions, and yet we refuse to disperse.
We have many names, we speak many languages.
We are local, we are global.
We are in all regions of the world, we're everywhere in the air.
We are universe being aware of itself, we are the wave of evolution.
We are in every child's eyes, we face the unknown with wonder and excitement.
We are messengers from the future, living in the present.
We come from silence, and we speak our truth.
We cannot be quieted, because our voice is within everyone.
We have no enemies, no boundaries can hold us.
We respect the cycles and expressions of nature, because we are nature.
We don't play to win, we play to live and learn.
We act out of inspiration, love and integrity.
We explore, we discover, we feel, and we laugh.
We are building a world that works for everyone.
We endeavor to live our lives to their fullest potential.
We are independent, self-sufficient and responsible.
We relate to each other in peace, with compassion and respect, we unite in community.
We celebrate the wholeness within and around us all.
We dance to the rhythm of creation.
We weave the threads of the new times.
We are the new civilization.

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GMG said...

Hi Kim, here I am trying to recapture your last posts on my weekly visit! First, congratulations on your birthday (better late than never...)! And lucky you are flying to Canada and having children coming to see you in Tirana! Then, stunning picture you have on this post. Great Sri Lanka shot for a great post!
Finally, thanks for your comments at Blogtrotter, where I’m still strolling around the streets of Sofia.
Have a great weekend!

Jan said...

Beautiful picture AND poem. Thank you.

Di Mackey said...

I'm really enjoying your photography Kim. Love this one, the way the clouds echo the hill and etc ... there's so much going on in it.