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The Human Cohesion Project — 21 May 2020


The moon gets ready to play hide-and-seek with the earth tomorrow. As it turns up as a slim sliver of disappearing light today, it seems to extend an invitation to the world: to learn to dissolve gracefully when it is in the presence of the sun without the earth in between (new moon) and to, with equal grace, reflect the glory of the sun when the earth comes between it and the sun (full moon), as a reminder that it is but a reflection of the source that nourishes life in our system. The moon seems to live the Shahada in every moment: Lā ʾIlāha ʾIllā Allah — that there is but one source that we represent through our existence.

I wish we imbibe that grace in our lives, that we learn to dissolve our egos in humility as life presents us a lesson, and then reflect back the glory of the learning, when the times are dark. All of existence is designed as a mnemonic tool to point us towards growth and evolution, if only we learn to see.

  • What did you ‘see’ today?

Ramadan Kareem. May life filter away our narrow sight and funnel in an expansive vision of who we are.

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Rukmini Iyer

Rukmini Iyer

Conscious Leadership Facilitator and Coach | Peacebuilder and Educator | Writer | Founder, Exult! Solutions |

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