Perspective

08/13/2011 Comments Off on Perspective

Perspective Definition perspective1. point of view; 2. objective assessment of a situation; 3. the appearance of objects to the observer

  “Let us put our minds together as one.” –Irving Powless, Sr., ONONDAGA If we sat in a circle and put an object in the center of the circle and we all described what we saw, everyone would see different points of view from each other. Some would even see opposites because they would be sitting on opposite sides of the
circle. In other words, you don’t have to see what I see for you to be right. In fact, everyone in the circle is right based on their own point of view. If we are willing to listen to everyone’s point of view, then we can get a more accurate description of the object in the center. This is one way to put our minds together. When we get the clarity from each other, we should give thanks and be grateful to each other.  Elder’s Meditation of the Day – July 27

 

 

  “Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe, our class, and our nation; and this means we must develop a world perspective.” Martin Luther King, Jr. The Nobel Peace Prize 1964

 

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