“To achieve greatness, begin where you are, use what you have and do what you can.”— Arthur Ashe
Throughout this book we have been exploring paths to a personal renaissance, avenues to rediscover the pure joy and wonder of life. But there are matters larger than the renewal of our personal lives; the entire planet longs for a reawakening of spirit and for a rekindling of idealism. A second innocence of the human species, a reclaiming of hope—these are very large things. How do we personally influence the nurturing of innocence in the broader society? How can we begin to make progress in that direction?
These questions have taken on new meaning as we have moved into the new millennium.
Toward the ...