The way I see it... I'm right and your wrong
The concept of Triumphalism has gotten me meditating a lot on the power of connection and understand for one another, even if we don't agree. If you are unfamiliar with the term, click on the link above to see Wikipedia's definition. Basically it means someone thinks the way they worship and believe is the only right way and should triumph over all others. This could hold to for Nationalists as well. Basically you are putting yourself and your group ahead of everyone else in importance. I see the need to believe in just one thing and assign your attention to one direction. Without this, you may feel like you are floundering or aimless in your pursuits. But in my work, no matter where you are at, what you believe in, or how you go about celebrating your spirituality is your business. I work with where you are at, without judgement. I think there are many ways to God and each is a personal path, designed just for you. That doesn't make someone else's path wrong, just different. Yes you may get together in a church and agree on some fundamentals, but as I have said on perspectives before, the way you see it is unique to you.
Some may accuse me of being a bit flimsy in my morality or dedication. But on the contrary, I am very dedicated to my own connection and my own self worth. I am also very dedicated to helping others find their connection and self worth... in their own way. I think feeling supported by something bigger than ourselves is very important to feeling capable of living a life feeling fulfilled. However, if if you don't believe in a connection, that is okay too. (although it makes it hard for you to believe I can move energy the way I do too, because it is beyond explanation without this higher sense) However I do not do any of this at expense of others. "I am good only because you are bad."
Insightful Inspiration of the week
Are you competing with someone or something else for importance? See where you may be putting a wall up to say "I am better than you." that is creating a sense of separateness. Notice where you are victimizing yourself because other people don't believe in what you believe in and "gosh darn it, they should!" See if you can let that go and just let your awareness be on what you need to be, do and believe in for yourself. Not be diminished by those around you and you are not diminishing those around you.
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