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So Far from Home by Margaret J. Wheatley

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13CHOOSING FOR THE HUMAN SPIRIT

What is your experience with humans that would inspire you to choose to become a warrior for the human spirit? Are people really worth the struggle?

Chögyam Trungpa, the founder of Shambhala training, taught that dark times arise when people lose faith in one another. Absent that positive belief in others, there is no motivation to act courageously. People disappear into their private worlds, just as is happening now. If we choose to be warriors, we will find ourselves struggling day to day to be wise and compassionate as we work inside the collapsing corridors of power. We have to expect a life of constant challenge, ...

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