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January 19, 2015

Not All Dreams are Equal.

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We all have dreams…but some dream about what will make them happy, while others dream about will make others happy. 

We all have dreams…but some dream about how to hoard all the opportunities for themselves, while others dream about how to create more opportunities for everyone else.

We all have dreams… but some dream about climbing to the top of the mountain and then building a fence to keep others out, while others dream of everyone reaching the top of the mountain together. These courageous dreamers will even lend you their walking stick, or give you their hand, jeopardizing or delaying their own chances of arriving, so that you can reach the top of the mountain too.

We all have dreams…but some dream beyond their own selfish interest, their own advancement and their own survival. These dreamers are the ones whose dreams are not for their own personal gain, and personal happiness…but for universal gain and universal happiness.

We all have dreams… but some dream in the quicksand of personal vanity while others, in their dreams, see themselves connected to and reflected in all the others around them… and so their love is universal, and their joy increases proportionately with the number of people who are succeeding.

We all have dreams…but these few, who dream about everyone “making” it, regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation, economic status, gender, and nationality, are the few who are now millions. We are multiplying.

We are dreaming inclusively…and it is caring that is revolutionary‚ to care enough to share your dream with the world, and not only wishing, but working for equality and justice for all beings.

This is the dream that will finally allow us all to awaken.

Written in loving memory and tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

 

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Author: Hawah

Editor: Emily Bartran

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