After posting Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 of the AmeriCAN Series last week, I revisited many historic D.C. landmarks with my cousins who were visiting from out of town. This quote from the Arlington Cemetery stood out, "The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it and the glow from that fire can truly light the world."
Our Founders understood the powerful role that energy, faith, and devotion play in creating success, and they knew their success would positively impact the entire world. At the time of this quote, the focus was on creating a physical space for our freedom to create what we wanted (life, liberty and pursuit of happiness). The belief was so strong that this space could and should be created that many lives were lost in devotion to this cause. Sacrifice was made so that others coming after could be in this space to positively create, expand, and advance beyond the role of our Founders.
This applies to you and me. This quote still stands true. In this series, I’m proposing that we apply it to the individual internal conflicts that are manifesting externally on a macro-level so that we can create the success that our Founders envisioned when they created this space. Essentially, our work is to create the space within our minds, hearts, and bodies to allow wisdom to flow through.
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