Mission Statement

Entering 2008 in the Hiawatha Forest brought about this poem.

Mission Statement

I want to validate myself.
I want to invite others to validate themselves.
I want us all to validate one another in return of self-validation.

This is not a race.
It is not a game.
It is living and breathing and being.

It is a war for souls, our own.
It is a war for souls of children to come.
It is a war raged by lies born of liars.
It is a war won with love.
Love dispels deception.

It is not mastery,
nor submission,
nor compromise.

It is confidence,
and resolution.

Post updated: 28 January 2009.

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