By Isabella @TheWandCarver
We wish everyone a happier New Year in 2021 than many had during 2020. It has been like nothing we have seen in our lifetimes. It has changed us, mostly, and I hope that change is for the better overall.
My hope for 2021 is that we have learned the Universal lesson that we are better together than divided. We certainly have had a few harsh lessons to point us to that conclusion. And, when I say “better together” I do not mean as a cult kind of thing. I mean as in working together, despite our differences, to reach goals of better understanding, acceptance, and genuine care for each other. We fear what we do not know… so it is time to learn. Learn about what makes you afraid because if you understand, your fear will dissipate. You will then be able to stop hating whatever or whomever it was that you hated before.
We are all human. The very fact of our basic existence is that we are human, first. Then we spread out into various colours, belief systems, and languages. There is no purpose to hating people whom you do not understand apart from wounding yourself and others. Learn about those whom you think you despise. You will find they are very much like yourself. They have families and work to provide for them, if able. They want a better world for their children, the same as you. Yes, there may be history which has pitted “us against them”, but do you not believe that history can be improved upon for future generations? No, we cannot change the past, but we can change each day which will soon enough be history for future generations. Let us be the point in time where we begin moving on from the chains wrapped round us by our predecessors. Let us begin this freedom from hatred for the sakes of our descendants now.
Madame Marie Curie, one of the most admired women in history, once said, “Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less”
Happy New Year 2021.., and warmest blessings to all whom this way wander. With love, Isabella and family x