As a determined world citizen, I embrace the new paradigm that is to come. This is one where borders come down, where race is understood as the body’s reaction to its position on the earth and the mind’s reaction to its own experiences. Greed, power, fashion and fear will no longer be a driving force. It will be compassion, confidence and sustainment of the planet. As we crawl into the driver’s seat, to take charge of our own future, we are simultaneously uniting in harmony, understanding and awareness. The process has already begun, just look around. We have seen the patterned results of war and human rights abuses…the protests are getting louder as people realize the root causes. Dismantling nuclear weapons has been brought to the table. When the forces of nature strike a population, we feel a bit of the pain ourselves. There is a massive outpouring of aid, healing thoughts and prayers. We really want to learn more about each other’s cultures, beliefs and backgrounds. More of us enjoy the experience of travel, food, clothing, music and culture from around the world. We are slowly treating our animals better and realizing how important eco-systems are. It is important to highlight the positive steps so that we can take bigger steps. As our collective mind advances to compassion, the vision of peace becomes reality. All we need to do is, make it happen.