– Heartwood Path Waypoint 1.110 –
Put Yourself Right
To provide more equity, fairness, and moral rightness, humans need to, among other things, overcome the tendency, common in corporations, to subordinate eternal public values for expedient commercial priorities. When such subordination occurs, it is the environment, the community, the worker, the consumer, and democracy itself that pays the dearest.
If things are wrong in the world, it is because something is wrong with the individual. To save the world, put your self right first; then help other nearby individuals; and, only after attending to people, work on the non-human cause of concern.
You may feel that you are on a mission to save the world, and indeed you may be. This is joyous work because you feel you are on target. It is also terrible work because of the magnitude of the burden. As you develop as a person your heroic mission to save the world will not remain a burden because after you make your promise to work on a big cause overcoming hindrances becomes your simple way to participate in the world.
A better end product occurs when its initiation is right. Start your dreams in the dream world of The Absolute and keep them in this private, quiet, unseen place until you have gathered sufficient momentum to carve your own path.
To put yourself on course, do the five steps described by Jonathan Parker in his book The Soul Solution: Enlightening Mediations for Resolving Life’s Problems (2011). These five step are:
They are all described in detail in the following activity.