Footprints in the Windsm # 822

Footprints in the Windsm # 822

Raising our voices is not for overcoming but for calling attention, for giving us an opportunity to create something new from the contraries.

Is this what we want—always contraries and a sigh? Can we hope for better? So we raise our voices not so much in opposition to our contraries as in opposition to our resignation to them and our failure to put to work our imaginations.

When we talk with people about things which need changing and we hear in return, “That’s the way it always has been,” “There are those who benefit from the way things are,” “Some will oppose you:” this is when we need to remind ourselves that out of contraries and walls which stand in our path can bloom flowers. The two can work together, both can grow and change shape, both can give birth to innovation, something new and totally unexpected can arise. We can work for that. The only thing that is required is that we work together: good hearts and good heads do make good.


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