More groundwork is needed before making the leap from changing our minds to changing our country and understanding our role in creating and resolving national conflicts, so bare with me as I till the soil.
Imagine an upright tree and assume it represents our country. Next, see the roots (individuals) that are planted firmly into the ground. Note that some of them are larger than others and have smaller roots branching even deeper into the earth while others are directly connected to other larger roots and move directly to the core. The larger roots (leaders) may be connected to more individual roots (people), thus, having tremendous influence, but they also depend upon the individual roots to dig deeper into the earth to pull up the nutrients, strength, and energy that exists at the core. CONTINUE READING HERE: