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The Qualifications to Be A Global Change Agent—The White Belt of Bravery

Presented by Gabriel of Urantia and Niánn Emerson Chase

to members and guests of Global Community Communications Church at a World-Wide Sunday Service

Teaching by Niánn Emerson Chase

When I first heard the title, I balked at the word “warrior” for it brings up ideas of fighting and conflict, war and killing. I saw themes of angry, vengeful men blazing a path of havoc, death, and destruction with their weapons of swords, guns, and bombs. I see warriors as enemies of all living things, all things good and beautiful. And I’m right to a certain extent for the dictionary defines a warrior as “a man engaged or experienced in warfare; a person engaged in some struggle or conflict.” Synonyms in the thesaurus for warrior are: “soldier, wayfarer [a traveler on foot], brave, fighting man, man at arms, and warrioress.”

The dictionary definition that fits the context for this talk is “a person engaged in some struggle or conflict.” Since becoming a part of Divine Administration, I certainly have felt that I am continually struggling against evil in myself as well as in others. As I unfold and ascend in my understanding of goodness and perfection, I also become more aware of the many facets and nuances of evil. I feel as if I am continually “coming of age,” for my understanding of coming of age is losing one’s innocence and awakening to the presence of evil in the world.

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