Not now. For some, perhaps not ever.
How much energy, creativity or progress is lost to us personally, professionally or civically, because we don’t choose to address this?
Post conflict is complicated, human nature is not.
This wisdom is over 2500 years old.
Clearly, our limitations haven’t
eased in nearly 3 millennia.
Ironic that I was propelled here by a shift. A decades long process of forgiving freed for me the energy required to move…
…to this place of unforgiveness.
Accepting what will likely not change is an option. We can put aside forgiving. We must, however, “act as if” we have forgiven.
What would that look like? How to proceed?
Why? Ask yourself one question:
When will we love our collective children enough to consign our ancestor’s hatred to history?
Because it matters.