This person you call you, living as a “island,” is part of something bigger. You are part of a cosmos. You are part of a grand system of life. Never deny that you are a part of something bigger. For it is something so easy for you to conceive. It is a thought both logical and visceral. You can feel that you are part of something bigger. You can feel it in your bones. You know you are a part of a community, family, a “tribe” or culture and so much more. Let us explore knowing that you are a part of something bigger than “you” today. Let us begin.
1. Take a piece of paper and write down how many things you are a part of. Write down at least 10. You can do this. A global community, a state community, a neighborhood community, a city community, a church, school community, a social community, family community, friend community, office community, interest community, virtual community, extended family community and so much more. So many ways in which you connect to the world, to the cosmos, to All That Is. You have so many connections. More than you realize. Write them down. Be with them today. Know that you are more than just you. You are a part of something that reaches out to the entire universe. Somewhere in your connections will be a connection to space itself, or one of the astronauts! You have connections and community everywhere and are never the “island” that you pretend to be. Today is a day for recognizing you are a community, only a community and nothing less than a community. You are a system. A system of cells and a system of connections. Embrace your connections today. They are your network of support. Be with your connections today in body, mind and spirit. That is all.
2. Now, go, write your list and meditate upon your connections. That is all. We love you. We love you. We love you.