The golden invitation of the twenty-first century is for us to bring our great dreams forward and collectively join in our common work of fostering a great dream: What world could we create together, by dreaming together collectively, that could work for everyone? Because essentially that's what we want. That's why we've been so mysteriously placed on this great blue jewel called Earth.

Angeles Arrien, Prayers for Hope and Comfort by Maggie Oman Shannon, editor