In fourteen hundred and ninety-two
Columbus sailed the ocean blue.
It was a courageous thing to do,
But someone was already here.
The power and privilege of the Europeans led Columbus and those who came after him to believe that they were “discovering” a land that had been occupied for thousands of years.
In what ways might privilege distort how you view your accomplishments or your place in the world?
The Daily Compass offers words and images to inspire spiritual reflection and encourage the creation of a more loving, inclusive and just world. Produced by The Church of the Larger Fellowship, the Unitarian Universalist Congregation Without Walls.