Rev. angel Kyodo Williams speaks about the challenges leaders should face.
Rev. angel Kyodo Williams shares about leadership and brings out examples of some good leaders.
Rev. angel is a social visionary who sees Transformative Social Change — applying inner awareness practice to broad-based social change — as America's next great movement. She is an early shaper and leading voice in that work and coined the name for the field.
“Your human form took millions of years, millions of years, to be an expression of the universe wanting to be awake to itself. Who are you to deny that responsibility? How could you possibly do anything else? How could you waste your time scratching emotional itches all the time instead of rising to the occasion of what you were born for, to see yourself, you, as the universe, as all consciousness? Recognizing the truth of that is what you’re here for.”
Each of you is here during what is known as the practice period, a 27-day
the period during which people take on the choice effort of fine-tuning their
intentions. Traleg Rinpoche in his Essence of Buddhism includes two chapters on the paramitas and introduces them: “If we want to obtain enlightenment by becoming a Bodhisattva, it is necessary to actualize wisdom and compassion. This is done by the practice of what is called the six paramitas, or ‘transcendental actions.’
What do we need to do to make a global shift? Rev. angel Kyodo Williams addresses how separation and individualism are no longer viable options and how the current global crisis creates an opportunity for the shift to happen.
At one time, slavery was considered an economic necessity, but new ways were found because society could no longer bear it. Angel asks, can today's society reject individualism on that scale?
So the hopefully enticing quote on our flyers is from Patanjali’s
Yoga Sutra, Book One, Verse 21, “For those who seek liberation
wholeheartedly, liberation is near.”
She who is centered in the Way
can go where she wishes, without danger.
She perceives the universal harmony,