This is a wonderful fable that reminds US about Democracy’s foundation.
THE STORY OF US
I OFFER THIS FABLE FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION:
Once upon a time the goddess Democracy gave birth to a little country and named her Us. Us was the union of many diverse parts that became one. Us was united under the beautiful mantle of Democracy.
Us was a magnificent child and grew stronger and lovelier every year. Unfortunately, as a young teen she developed a terrible illness that almost killed her. Us had decided to be selfish with Democracy’s gifts and said they was not to be for everyone. This illness pulled Us apart and almost killed her.
But a wise leader came to heal Us. Us became healthy once more and continued to grow in the beauty that Democracy imbued.
As Us grew older she sometimes remembered imperfectly the lessons from her illness but she continued to welcome many varieties of people to become united and…
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