There is a great African Proverb that speaks to the speed at which we can travel alone & yet offers us a reminder that the distance can be much farther when we travel together. Community is an essential component of any successful transition. Community for me is formed when ever two or more gather.
This poem is my homage to this principle of being & doing: Gathering Together.
A Poem: When We Gather by Cathy Saunders
In this moment
As we gather
May we imbue our spirit
The essence of love
Revering the laws that have called us into presence
In this moment as we gather
May we open up, soften up, wake up, grow up, show up
In this moment may we play with our creative innocence
May we discover and unlock a third way
May we digest the polarities that are rich with wisdom
May we tune into the field of our shared lineage
May we lay down the weapons of old
Courageously release our grip on the story of once was
May we cherish the promise of the gestating call
May we enter the cave where we remember our sovereignty
Where we give rest & heart to dissolve the binds of separation and strife
May we inhale and exhale this one beautiful moment in all of its glory, Together.