[In perusing the websites of some people whom I deeply admire this evening, I stopped at Andrew Harvey’s website. As soon as I started reading some of it, I knew this needed to be shared more. His words are inspiring and I aspire to this way of living. Sacred Activism. Read on. For the Earth and the Healing… ]
From Andrew Harvey’s Website
Vision – Andrew Harvey
(Andrew Harvey is an internationally renowned mystical scholar, Rumi translator, spiritual teacher, poet, novelist, and architect of Sacred Activism.)
The journey of my work and of my inner understanding has led me to the vision that will now occupy the rest of my life: That of Sacred Activism. I have founded the Institute for Sacred ActivismTM SM to implement this vision and we are in the process of co-creating a global curriculum which will be disseminated in various forms through the mass media. I invite you to join me in creating a new world founded in universal compassion and sacred passion for all life.
Everyone whose eyes are open knows the world is in a terrifying crisis. As many of us as possible need to undergo a massive transformation of consciousness and to find the sacred passion to act from this consciousness in every arena and on every level of reality. It is my deepest belief that only Sacred Activism – the fusion of the deepest mystical knowledge, peace, strength, and stamina with calm focused and radical action – can possibly be of use now. A mysticism that is only private and self-absorbed leaves the evils of the world in tact and does little to halt the suicidal juggernaut of history; an activism that is not purified by profound spiritual and psychological self-awareness and rooted in divine truth, wisdom, and compassion will only perpetuate the problem it is trying to solve, whatever it’s righteous intentions…