This may sound like a paradox to you but this is what comes to mind when we think about the political climate of the United States. As the Fourth of July draws near we think about what it truly means to be independent. We are extensions of a bigger force yet we are individually unique. We are a part of this oneness but we carry different perspectives. The thought of independence to most being separated from others and things. Everything is interconnected and simply co-creating with the world. The USA wouldn’t be the USA without Africans, Native Americans, Asians, and Hispanics. We wouldn’t have American culture without the influence of African, Native American, Asian, Polynesian, and Latin American cultures. Due to socialization, we have to put labels on everything which ultimately separates. It causes people not to be unified and easier to “suck” into agendas and fear tactics. This removes us from the potential we all have. It’s possible to be authentic to ourselves and unified. Independence isn’t separation. It’s about acknowledging we are interconnected and aligned to every aspect of this world.
Lots of love,
Jasmine and Phrieda