The New Revolutionary


It's time to start retelling ourselves the story of what it means to be a Revolutionary before we are lead to believe what we are reading and seeing in the Corporate/State-run media.

The call to revolution is not a call heard only by those who will resort to, or have resorted to, violent acts against humanity or the state: it is a call heard by a moral majority of humanity, many of whom are unaware of their allegiance to this movement.

We are in a collective state of blessed unrest, and we are calling forth from the depths of Being what it means to be human, and what it is going to take in order to retain these important hallmarks of our humanity that we seem to have misplaced.

Revolutionaries are not all violent. We are not all criminal minds plotting death and disease and destruction. Some of us wear scary masks, but many of us do not.

Most of us are indistinguishable from anyone else, except for one important detail: we are aware of ourselves and one another as a body of connected human wills working together and individually in the interest of nurturing and birthing a new order.

Some of us are aware and open: patiently re-introducing values to the next generations that have gone missing in the last few. Looking for the gems and focusing on nurturing the good.

Some of us are aware and introspective: teaching ourselves to dream in a world filled with perceived limitations. Easing the pain of isolation from a world that nurtures us in whatever way we know how to.

Some of us are aware and silent: biting our tongues and biding our time as we watch the veil of modern history unfold.

And some of us are aware and vocal: expanding our senses of reality to include the possibility that we can move one another through the sound of our voices and the projection of our will unified in a direction that is expansive.

Together we are one body: all of us making little daily decisions that expand our senses of what is righteous and good: wanting to understand another way forward than the shortlist of options given by our leaders.

Ours is a revolution of Faith.

Although we are not necessarily aware of one another's efforts, we must act with certainty that others exist.

Ours is a revolution of Questioning.

Because although we do not know the answer, we are certain that there are other better questions we could be asking. We know that we must trust that the way will be made by walking honorably and with love and reverence for one another.

Ours is a revolution of the Imagination.

We invent ourselves first in our minds and then through our actions, and we must teach ourselves and one another to dream again: to imagine a world in which human beings transcend the limits we have been made to accept, and to reach for that world with an understanding of the power of our own wills exerted patiently and cumulatively day upon day.

This is what it means for many of us to be Revolutionaries. Together we focus on telling ourselves and one other a new story about 'Hope' that transcends the phony political propaganda or corporate agendas.

We are focusing on a new 'Hope' that does not line the pockets of the rich, but instead feeds the ambitions of the poor dreamers and rewards the creative impetus of what is possible everyday and right now when love and community is the motivator.

We value basic human decency enough to know that 'Hope' does not include 24/7 retroactive surveillance. It does not amass vast quantities of discarded information for later review in the interest of our safety.

We know better. We understand innately as human beings that although there may not be specific mention of this in our draconian and outdated legislation, we have the human right to be able to delete.

We know that true 'safety' is not guaranteed by a water tight spy network but by solid and compassionate public and international policy that does not alienate and steal and murder without accountability or restraint.

As agents of change, we are focused on a 'Hope' that does not concede to killing innocent human beings in order to satisfy the investors and ensure the security of their investments, and instead lifts up the triumph of goodwill towards all humans around the entire globe as we are truly so much more alike than we are different.

We are aware that what is truly Good is never a compromise.

We, the lucky few who can feel the exquisite dignity of rebellion bubbling up even in the face of a deadly Goliath, focus on a 'Hope' that does not compromise the Good in the interest of protecting the Status Quo, and instead ignites and supports the ideas that unify us, and bravely acknowledges the responsibility we all to have for our actions be fed by conscience, awareness, and community.

Our 'Hope' is not an oratory devise or a logo, it is the memory of who we are, and the acceptance of our responsibility for the direction of our individual and collective will towards the greater good.

This is an anthem for all of us together and alone, out there in our homes, workplaces, on the streets, stretching our imaginations, and making a better way by walking it. We are not alone.