People, things, institutions, methods, sciences, philosophies - all are good. From each I shall learn everything thing that I can, and with deep gratitude acknowledge the good I am receiving from whatever source, but I am still whole within myself, dependent upon nothing, and yet always interdependent [emphasis mine] with all things. ~Ernest Holmes, Living the Science of Mind
...community is the native climate of the human spirit. It is for this reason that we seem most our true selves when we are deeply involved in relations with other selves...the human race cannot be ignored by the individual. ~Howard Thurman, Meditations of the Heart
All borders and boundaries and separations are pure illusion. Each time we touch some one, we leave some particles of our skin atoms behind and pick up a parcel of new ones. Thus we merge, literally becoming part of each other. I am you and you are me and we are we. ~Donna Henes, United We Stand. Happy Interdependence Day!