When we learn to attune ourselves to community’s compass, we follow a map that leads us to our own path.
All communities offers a roadmap to guide us on our individual journeys to self- discovery. These roadmaps are made up of moral codes, parables, and, in some cases, detailed descriptions of how we should be as humans. In many ways the community plan a road trip giving us the maps and guidebooks in an effort to understand where we are going.
Though many of us are well-suited to following their maps, the community is always giving new ways for us to get where we need to go. There are many maps and travelogues left behind by others, full of useful information and inspiration. If you find the road traveled by our predecessors is closed or inaccessible, change direction and chart your own route. These are the moments when we learn to attune ourselves to our inner compass of the community, as we make our way into the unknown territory of our own enlightenment.