Page 24 - WPP100C-Arison-Birth D4.indd

This is a SEO version of WPP100C-Arison-Birth D4.indd. Click here to view full version

« Previous Page Table of Contents Next Page »

Shari Arison

144

this will. It must also find expression. These two elements must cooperate. We must achieve balance and harmony between the two forces that pull us, each in a different direction.

I have been asked many times why I do not enter politics, where ostensibly I could have a greater impact. But I feel that my calling and purpose in this world are to communicate my messages and help people achieve change. This is not simple. It takes time, and it requires that one person change himself, and then another person and another one.

We will never be able to bring everyone in the world to inner peace. Not all people want to reach their true essence. Inner consciousness work and soul-searching cannot be done through coercion, but only through will. Thus, the religions that preach coercion do not guide their believers towards their inner essence. The Ahmadinejads of the world, the Bin Ladens of the world, will not change their ways, regardless of how hard we try to explain to them that peace begins within them.

That’s okay. We do not need them. We do not need every single person in the world. We only need enough. A critical mass of people who live in peace,

Page 24 - WPP100C-Arison-Birth D4.indd

This is a SEO version of WPP100C-Arison-Birth D4.indd. Click here to view full version

« Previous Page Table of Contents Next Page »