Bush won the election by over 3,000,000 votes
due to the Christian conservative contingency,
I spent the next day in abject despair, feeling
as though there had been a death in the family
and that our country and our world were on the
brink of disaster.
As I awoke this morning, suddenly it came to
me like a bolt of lightening that while Bush
and a Republican congress and a conservative
Supreme Court were not the outcome that I had
sought, at least most of those people tended
to tune in frequently to Universal vibrations
in the form of prayer.
Aware as I am about the power of prayer and
well wishes on the outcome of everything from
the growth of plants to recovering from illness
to decreasing violence in the particular places
in the world, the vision suddenly emerged of
everyone tuning into the President and Congress
daily in order to wish them well and to encourage
them to serve from their highest potential.
This pledge emerged from that vision:
I pledge to affirm daily:
In my mind, there are at least two ways to
exert a positive influence on the next four
years. Of course, we have a responsibility as
members of a democratic nation to share our
opinions and, especially, expertise with those
people entrusted in making decisions for our
nation. But we also have the opportunity to
influence their behavior by wishing them profoundly
well and praying that they be aware of the Universal
Oneness in us all. It is an opportunity to take
what we have learned from the studies on prayer
and our own experience and apply that knowledge
at a national level. The time is now—and
we are the people.
I hope that you will join me in this pledge.
If you do, please share it with your friends.
I wish you profoundly well!
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