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Wisdom from Howard Glasser

Wisdom from Howard Glasser

In the work I’ve done for the past many years, I’ve enjoyed opportunities to introduce people publicly in a way that shines light on their greatness. One imaginative day not long ago, a barrier opened up for me to a more magnificent way of singing these songs.

I imagined how great it would be if all seven billion people currently sharing the earth collectively raised their voices in song. How great it would be to hear all those voices harmoniously singing in simple celebration of the magnificence of being alive.

Imagine all of these seven billion people singing their hearts out. Not just singing, but letting their glorious souls burst out fully through their voices, in unison.

Most scientists say our bodies are composed of somewhere between 10 and 75 trillion cells. Imagine that seven billion of those cells are individual entities endowed with the shining faces of those currently living on the planet. Imagine each cell as a human life endowed with a human soul and that these particular seven billion cells comprise the cells of your heart. Imagine that radiance singing out.

And now, imagine that the rest of your cells are the many other living beings of the plant and animal kingdom, large and small…no-legged, two-legged and more-legged; flying, swaying, swimming, walking, slithering, running. Imagine that these beings comprise all the other tissues, muscles, and organs of your body….Continue reading at

Howard is an author and the creator of Energy Parenting and The Nurtured Heart Approach.

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4:59AM PDT on Jul 23, 2012


8:20PM PST on Mar 6, 2012

We are either remembering something from the past, experienceing or observeing something in the present, or imagineing something for our future.Imagining a body humming along harmonioisly sounds like a good idea to me.Especially since it creates a chemistry that makes healing and rejuvination possible.And opens up the mind to new thoughts.This culture sure can use lots of that.If you don't like the way things are, stop talking about it and start imagining a better way, then take action on that.Imagination is the doorway out of the status quo.

5:15AM PST on Mar 2, 2012


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5:34PM PST on Mar 1, 2012

At this point in man's evolution an impossible feat!

4:02PM PST on Mar 1, 2012

Perhaps I'm cynical or just old or maybe I missed the point all together, BUT REALLY!?? What on EARTH would that accomplish? Wouldn't it be more reasonable to ask all of us to vote the same or eat the same foods??? Might be more effective!

11:26AM PST on Mar 1, 2012

Joe R., that was the first thing I imagined.

11:24AM PST on Mar 1, 2012

So imagining that we are "great" and imagining 7 billion people "singing" accomplishes what?????

"Imagine that these beings comprise all the other tissues, muscles, and organs of your body"

Eeeeewwww, why would I want to imagine THAT? Should I imagine I'm Allah or God or Santa Claus too?

5:30AM PST on Mar 1, 2012

Good post.

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