important topics that should be taken seriously

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We all walk a path through this journey of life, there will be many things that will come across our paths that will knock us down if we are not ready. We all will suffer many setbacks, with the many issues that come before us on our paths, these issues will control us if we don’t take the time to understand them, as well as bring us much pain and hurt, when we become hurt with the pain from the issues, we then suppress deeply our true feelings, so we than can try to move forward on our paths, like  there is nothing wrong? A lot of the times if we just communicate with someone whom we trust, about the hurt from the pain, really communicate deeply of the issues that hurt us deeply, just maybe we then can understand better of the issues, so we than can heal our pains and move forward better and stronger.

One of the biggest topics throughout Mankind that was Taboo to communicate about, was the topic of Sex Abuse. This kind of abuse not just was hard to talk about by anybody, but is especially hard for the Victim to communicate at all to anybody. As a Society on a whole, nobody wanted to hear of or communicate to this abuse, simply because as a Victim, you were shamed into burying your true feelings deep inside, only because you feared that those around you, would laugh and ridicule you behind your back. Through the shame of this kind of abuse, it would leave the Victim with the feeling of low self esteem and low self worth, thinking that just maybe, there is something wrong with me to have this happen? Then with the deep feelings from the hurt and pain, the Victim would then bury it so deep, that their true feeling would be lost within as well. Without realizing  it, the little child within would then become lost and not grow healthy within, leaving us on the outside, troubled and not growing healthy like that child within us.

Since that knucklehead in Hollywood and with all the ones coming out of who he abused, there is a hashtag that was started on twitter of #meto, now there are so many using that hashtag to come out from their abuse and trying to heal themselves from their hurt and pain, that through social media people are using it for a positive and trying to help themselves feel their true feelings, that they have buried for so long. Through all the crap that is on social media today, just maybe now it can be used for a positive, so those that have been abused, can come out, communicate truly and truly feel their real feelings deep within. We all have our issues, we all struggle with these issues, but when we don’t truly understand them, or when we don’t truly communicate them, so we than can heal the pain and hurt, then we will always be a Society that is broken, we will always be a Society with no true love or empathy and even worse, all the ugliness and the hatred will never leave us in this Society.

Sex Abuse is nothing new to us, not just within this Society, but all Societies of the past. So why then have we not been able to heal from the pain and hurt it brings? Communication is the biggest part in understanding totally of this problem and without it, then no one will ever truly understand it. Those who suffer this dreadful issue of sex abuse, don’t truly feel their real feelings, so they then bury deep within of who they truly are, then try to move forward with this fake self, so everybody around won’t think they suffer deep within. The Victim will also have zero trust of anything around them, which then will bring many more issues to their paths they walk. Through this hashtag of #meto, we can all clearly see that, there are many more than we realize, who suffer quietly within, Just walk down the street and truly feel the love and empathy within you, so you than can look deeply into all around you and see truly of who is around you, this problem of sex abuse has been around more then we want to admit to or talk about, so the amount of Victims are far greater than what we may think. The only way for us to walk our paths of this journey through life is, to communicate totally of the issues that may come across our paths, so not only we can understand for ourselves, but we can understand better for all those around us, as we truly show our true love and empathy and truly help each other heal from the true pain and hurt, then we all can walk our paths of this journey in true peace and happiness always.

 

” Sex abuse has been a huge problem throughout Mankind, just that nobody truly communicated of it and healed totally from it”

” This journey through life has many issues that will test us, it is time to start acing the test so we can be at true peace and happiness”

” Communication is the one true key throughout this journey, so we can understand better as we walk our paths”

” #meto is the one biggest and best thing that has happened in recent years, letting some truly heal from their pain and hurt”

” When social media is used correctly, it can help us all move forward and not backwards”

 

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The light of Jesus Christ

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” Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest”

 

Mt 11:28

 

The light of Jesus Christ shines brightly even during the darkest of days, this light is deep within our souls and when we trust in it and when we have complete faith in it, this light will always shine brightly, as we walk our paths through this journey of life.

The problem with this broken Society for which we all live is, we are so far removed from the journey of Jesus Christ, that we find it hard to believe and have faith in something we haven’t seen. This journey is real and like the Society back in the time of Jesus’s journey, we to are troubled with many problems, with greed controlling and forcing us to be someone we truly are not. There are many natural disasters and diseases that will injure or end our existence along this journey as well, when you think of it, we are so similar to that Society of Mankind’s past, maybe one day Jesus will have a son like his father had him, that will come and walk his journey here with us, showing us just how to get to the path of righteousness, while showing his love for us all and teaching us many things, including how to get back in touch with our true empathy.

In today’s world we are all burdened in some way, through these burdens we try to work hard in getting over the burdens, so we can walk our paths in peace? But unfortunately through these burdens comes much pain, that side track us, confuse us and cloud our judgments, from truly being of who we truly are. When we are deeply burdened we then lose all respect for everything and all that is around us, because we simply are trying to relieve the pains of the burden, we will do anything to try to get rid of the pain, even take to a substance, which does nothing but further remove us from being truly of who we are.

The church is the house of God, it is the one true place that we can be alone and chat with Jesus in private through our prayers. Now some may think there is no God and he doesn’t exist, these are the ones that have lost all their faith in anything, even in Humanity and all that is around them. True faith in God is a very powerful force and can help us through anything that we may be going through? Even those who don’t believe, when times get very tough for them, yes they to will pray to God, but they will never admit it, as now they have to say they actually believe? God is real, Jesus is real and did come walk a journey with us, the house of God is always open to us no matter of who you are, so we can enter and chat with him in private through our prayers. Jesus will never judge you, he will never discriminate also and he will NEVER!!! Turn you away, as Jesus Christ loves us all and will help us heal from whatever brings us pain, so when we think our burdens are too much? Go to the house of God and let Jesus give you the spiritual rest you need, so as you walk this path of the journey through life, you can be at true peace and be happy, in all you do throughout the rest of your existence, so just maybe eventually, our Society can go from being ugly full of crap, to beautiful and full of good.

 

” The light of Jesus Christ will shine brightly even on the darkest of days”

” Complete faith in ourselves and Jesus Christ, will give us the ability to do whatever we set out to do”

” Our burdens will bring us pain, as Jesus will help us eliminate the pain and walk in peace along this journey”

” The house of God is known as the Church, the doors are always open to each of us no matter of who you are”

 

How different but yet so a like……….

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The Sunsets that come to us each and every night, are all so different and unique to each other, but yet they are so different each time we see them. With this sunset it looks like the sky is on fire and burning out of control, other sunsets may be a little more………. Let’s just say, less vibrant than this one. Everything around us comes to us in their own way and is very different showing their uniqueness in their own way, we the people are no different then what’s around us, as we to are very different to each other, but yet so similar in other ways, showing just how unique we are to each other.

Our Faiths, beliefs, opinions etc….. differ in many ways from one person to another, in this Society we think that our way is the only way and everybody else is wrong? We all want the power and control over each other and will do anything to get it, what we truly take for granted is, ” what is good for one may not be good for another”. We all walk our own paths through this journey of life and what makes the journey exciting to each of us is, finding our way through it with little harm to ourselves and other’s, but yet in this Society it is all about power and control and then bringing great harm to each other.

We throughout this Society have totally lost all Respect not just of each other, but for all that is around us. We all have our issues and no one is immune to these issues no matter what they are, the only thing different of the issues is, they come to us in very different stages of difficulty, like some may knock us down and keep us down, changing everything about us, even of who we truly are, while other issues simply just bruise or scrape us and when the scrape heals, we keep moving forward like nothing had happened. This journey through life is funny like that, but for some it is totally not funny, as they hurt deeply inside and have no true understanding of the reasons why?

We all go through many different stages of hurt that comes to us from these issues, when we don’t truly understand why we hurt, then the journey becomes a long one, that robs us of truly being who we are. When we hurt deeply inside, what we don’t want to admit to is, it will always leave a scar, these types of scars are not seen from the outside and are the ones that hurt us the most, we try to move forward while hiding these scars from each other without truly fixing them, simply because we are afraid of what others will think of us? Because in this Society we are trained to look at the negatives of each other, bring each other down further with these negatives and exploit each other, so we can SEEM more powerful and with the power, we think we can control everything around us? This is totally how this Society is and only proves one thing, we all have issues that need to be addressed, so we all can not only walk our paths of this journey in peace, but we can walk it together and RESPECT one another for who we truly are, then and only then will all this ugliness around us disappear. This ugliness comes from other Humans as you and me, these Humans are deranged mentally and are in need of some major help, for they hurt deeply inside with their own issues that they hide from all that is around them, the scars may be deep, but that don’t mean the scars can’t heal, we all have these inner scars to some degree, just that some let them heal, so they can walk their paths of their journey’s in peace and happiness moving forward.

 

” The scars may be deep, the scars may hurt deeply, but that don’t mean the scars can not heal properly moving forward”

” The nightly sunsets may be different each night, but they are all unique to each other each and every night”

” Faith, beliefs, opinions etc…… they may all be different from one person to another, but they are never wrong showing our uniqueness to each other”

” Respect is a big word for us all, it is a word that has us appreciate each other and all that is around us, but it is a word that is lost in translation today”

‘ We all hurt in our own way, but the inner scars that hurt us deeply inside, will keep us from being of who we truly are”

 

 

No matter how you slice it……

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This rock looks like it was sliced clean with a very sharp knife. This was one of my many camping adventures, when I go camping I take many Trek’s and explore all that is around me. When I came across this rock, I thought how cool this looks, then I started thinking of how? Now at some point where this rock lays it was totally submerged in water and now the land is dry exposing this rock to the elements of dry land, through the erosion of water and then the sun, this rock just fell a part like this, leaving it looking like it was sliced with a knife.

Change happens to everything upon the floor of Mother Earth, whether it is us as Humans, the Animal kingdom, or even a solid mass like this rock. We think that a rock can’t be broken, well here is the evidence that even a rock can break and change it’s appearance, it may not happen everyday, but even a rock is subject to change unlike what we may think. The only difference between when a rock breaks and when we break, we feel real pain and sometimes through that pain, we will do anything too eliminate the pain, even becoming someone we truly are not, we try so hard to ease our pain, we then bury our true feelings and emotions deep within ourselves, so deep that we then move forward with this new fake reality  put up this imaginary wall around us, so we can protect ourselves from further harm. The warm feeling within our hearts then gets turned off, leaving our heart in the cold, making it hard to truly love anything or anyone. We lose the confidence in ourselves to be able to fix what we need to fix, simply because we are too afraid to acknowledge  the problem, as we bury it deep within. We totally lose faith in everything, which leaves us with no hope and change? We don’t want to change as we fear it greatly. Sometimes in life you need to step back, asses the situation, fix what you need to fix, so you can move forward better and stronger, this is all part of this journey through life and our paths we walk through the journey.

Change has come to this rock and is now resting as a family, instead of a single rock, just like change has come to the pond that had the rock deep within it’s water, the shore of the pond has become bigger, as it has dried up to expose the rock, change happens to everything and anyone, we have to learn to except it, move forward with the change, so we never lose sight of who we truly are.

No matter where I go camping, I like to go on these daily Trek’s, see new things and explore all that is around me, then truly learn from what I see, so I can truly be who I am,  learn from all I see and store it under the term ” experience” within my brain and mind, so when I need to I can reference it later when I need to, then as I acknowledge the pain, I can truly fix what I need to fix, change what I need to change, stay true to who I am, then move forward along my path through this journey of life.

 

” We may slice bread , or have a slice of pizza, but how about a slice of rock to intrigue your minds eye”

” Change happens everywhere, it even comes to something solid like a rock”

” Faith, Hope, Confidence, feelings and emotions  are all parts of who we truly are, when we lose them we then become someone we truly are not”

” A daily Trek is what we do outdoors when we want to explore everything that is around us”

 

 

The luck of the Irish….

Saint Patrick’s day, a day we all become an Irish Chap for the celebration,

A good ole fashion Irish River dance to start off the festivities,

Belly up to the bar with a pint of Guinness as the green beer flow’s,

Good ole Shepard’s pie or some corned beef and cabbage take your pick,

But Irish tradition has ham not corned beef as this is the American Irish way,

The corned beef comes from the New England Boiled dinner in transition,

On this day may we all show respect for the Irish as we would want the same,

Saint Patty’s day to some is about the drinking til drunk,

To most it is celebrating a Heritage of another Country,

Each Country has their day of celebration, today is for Ireland “Erin go Bragh”,

The little Leprechaun is running around trying to find his pot of gold,

I haven’t seen a rainbow lately so maybe he will just drink the green beer,

I may not be Irish but I do like a nice River dance to sit and enjoy,

Whether Irish or not we all like a good healthy celebration,

So let us all celebrate this Saint Patty’s day in a healthy way,

as we all share a mutual respect for one another on this day,

Wish each other good health and spirits with some good clean fun,

As the Lord knows we all need this today within this broken Society,

So we all can unite as one in happiness and joy always everyday,

throughout all our paths of this journey through life.

 

” Let the Guinness flow as we all  enjoy respectfully while we learn to come together in harmony for one celebration”

” The green beer may be just for show but the celebration is real, so let’s enjoy together today and everyday”

” Coming together in harmony while showing our love and empathy of each other will warm our hearts better then all the Irish whiskey in the World”

” You don’t have to drink heavily to have a good time, as the best of times are done sober and we can remember everything of that good time”

 

The struggle is Real………..

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Throughout this journey of life and the paths we choose to walk, we all struggle at different times. The path is not always smooth and paved, as there are always bumps and hurdles to over come, sometimes we fall but forget that it is not on how we fall, but it is always on how we pick ourselves up from the fall and move forward stronger.

These struggles range from all kinds of difficulties in our lives, they could be something we did ourselves, they could be brought on by another who also has struggled? Or these struggles could just be out of our control, but we have made them about ourselves and have let them control who we truly are. No matter of how or the kind of struggle that you may be going through, they can not control you, it is only you trying to hide deep within yourself and not accepting of the struggle, so you can truly fix what you need, so you can move forward stronger.

A struggle is a way for God to test us and keep us grounded to who we truly are, sometimes when we struggle and it seems like God is not around? He is there and wants us to be better and stronger, so he steps back to see how we handle the situation, but his love for us never fails, he always has faith in us and will always forgive us, it is just that we ourselves struggle big time with the forgiving of ourselves part. We struggle so much with the forgiving part, that we then bury a huge part of ourselves so deep inside, that we then portray this fake self, so we can try to protect ourselves from further harm. God also puts great people around us when we are struggling, but because we are shamed into this fake self, we never truly acknowledge these people and we never open ourselves up enough, to let these people truly help us moving forward. Everybody struggles and everybody hurts in their lives along their paths, there is nobody immune to the struggles of this journey, not even a Leader of a Country for which you live. Now some may hide these struggles better then another, but it does not mean there is anybody struggle free? Just walk down a City street and see the many people walking these streets also, just by looking at them, you don’t know what’s going on inside their heads? That is why we all need to show more empathy of each other, share the love within our hearts with each other, cause you never know of who you may be helping to have a better day moving forward. Even though we may be struggling inside ourselves, doesn’t mean we have to Isolate ourselves from all that is around us simply because, that person you may think your helping, just may be yourself moving forward, along your path of this journey through life.

The paths of this journey through life are not always full of beauty with roses, nor are they smooth as silk or like a freshly paved roadway, these paths have obstacles that will trip you up and catch you off guard, you always have to be aware of what is around you, especially, when you surround yourself with ugliness whether your aware or not? Now some of this ugliness comes at a time of your life when your most vulnerable, or maybe at a young age? This is not your fault as the timing of the ugliness, is where the fault should lie. Now as we internalize our struggles no matter of when they came? It is the shame of the struggle that has us hide deep within ourselves and become someone we truly are not, we think we are alone and no one else struggles as we do? Which then through our fake selves, we never truly forgive ourselves and never show any forgiveness for all that is around us. Shame may only be five words, but it is the most powerful five words we will ever know, as through shame, it will strip us of all our self control when we let it and we will suppress our true selves deep within, leaving us with no true emotions or feelings, to truly feel as we walk our paths. through this journey of life, not too mention it will take away all of our self confidence, so we can’t even have the confidence to know and fix what is wrong, so we can move forward better and stronger.

 

” Sometimes we fall along our paths, we need to never forget that it is not on how you fall, but it is all about how you pick yourself up from the fall”

” The struggles are real, the struggles comes to us all, we must never lose sight of who we truly are”

” Even through the struggles God is always there for us, we must never lose faith and NEVER lose the feeling of his love within our hearts”

” The struggles have many faces and affect us all differently, this makes it more important to never lose control and never let the struggles take away that control”

 

Change happens all around us….

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” And he transfigured before them, his face shone like the sun and his clothes became white as light”.

*** Mt 17:2***

 

Change happens all around us as we walk our paths through this journey of life. As Jesus took a couple Disciples up the mountain to the summit, what changed them was the Lord God out of know where, came to them and spoke deeply, that was more of a Transformation or an out of body experience, that truly changed who they once were. Only a few of us experience this kind of Transformation, the rest of us only hear of it and then speculate what it is like, when we speculate we then add lib, meaning we add things that never really happened, just to personalize the experience even though we never been through it. The add libbing is who we all have become within this Society, as we all want to personalize or place our own stamp on this journey, we become jealous of the ones that actually do have their stamp on this journey, which causes the rest of us to become someone we truly are not, instead of working hard to create something that just might change us deeply and for the better,

” This journey of life isn’t about the quantity we accumulate,  but everything about the quality for which we live”

Those of us that have taken the trek up a mountain……. any mountain and have experienced the adrenaline rush and the feeling of reaching the summit, would be the closest thing to an out of body experience of true Transformation.  The mountain that gave me my biggest rush of emotion and adrenaline was, mount Albert in Leadville, Colorado. This mountain stands at 14,500 feet above sea level and is the highest I have ever been so far. But the rush I got was know where near the rush you get from a total Transformation, or an out of body experience that totally changes who you once were. Now as you trek up any mountain for which you choose, there are many feelings you go through along the trail, from the exhaustion of hard work, to the feelings of awe…… that over whelms your body as you see all the different scene’s as you trek higher and higher into the sky it seems, you see first hand at all the landscape that God has created for us and yes this landscape also changes as we change throughout this journey, with each step higher to the summit, you see the tree’s getting smaller making you look taller, but what you do not realize is, the tree’s are giving way to a feeling like no other once you reach the summit of the mountain. This journey through life has many ways for us to get Wowed!!! along the way, but no more Wowed!!! then the feeling you have seeing all the beauty around you, no matter of what mountain you reach the summit of, now this Wow factor may not be like the the true Transformation of truly changing who you once were, but for us who may never experience that, this is as close as it gets.

Like we walk a path through this journey of life, Jesus also…… when he came to us walked a journey through this same life, he showed us the way to the true path of righteousness and has taught us many things along the way, but one no more than actually feeling the love we all have within our hearts and souls, then sharing that love with all that is around us. This journey will have us face many changes along the way, but only a few chosen ones will actually go through the changes of Transformation, Jesus hand picks these Individuals as he truly knows just who these chosen ones are, which they are destined to achieve special things along their journey and then as they feel unselfish, will share with all that is around them, so we all can truly change for the better and walk our paths in peace, throughout this journey of life. Sometimes this Transformation takes place at birth and becomes our destiny, sometimes this The Transformation comes at times of tragedy, crisis, or maybe from a major illness we miraculously over come, either way this is our chance to make right all our wrongs, so we can be happy as we make others around us happy, throughout this journey of life.

 

” True transformation changes who you once were, as your thoughts and your actions change to become better than you once were”

” Trekking up a mountain and experiencing that Wow!!! factor of reaching the summit, is an experience we all need to experience to see all the true beauty all around us”

” God created this landscape for us all to enjoy, not for us all to abuse or take advantage of”

 

 

The Journey sometimes comes with some work……

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These paths we walk through this journey of life, doesn’t always come tidy and neat, these paths at first glance may have us in disgust of where we are going, which then has us just wandering to move forward, instead of actually working hard, so we can create a beautiful path, for which to walk through this journey of life.

True there are a lot of factors out of our control that will try to dictate of how we walk these paths of this journey, these factors will also control all that we are if we let them, but if we stay true to who we are, then the work we put in along the journey, will not only go noticed by ourselves, will also go noticed by all that is around us and will make all our paths better and much more beautiful, then we will ever imagine. When we are being truly of who we are, we never have to create any drama or make others look at what we are doing just for attention, we can simply work hard quietly and our actions will speak even louder, for which over time, these paths of this journey become full of peace, serenity and even more beautiful to ourselves and those who may follow in our foot steps.

These paths never come with bright colorful flowers, nor do they come paved and smooth, we have to work hard everyday for the flowers and to clean the paths, so we then can pave them smooth and clean. When we first start out on the paths, they are covered with twigs, leaves, pine needles that when stepped on in the right way, they pinch our tired aching feet, they are full of bumps that will bruise us if we are not careful, these paths are so over grown with vegetation,  it makes it hard to see around each corner, which then makes it hard to look deeply into what we see, when we look deeply into what we see, then the work becomes easy as we fill our paths with beauty, peace and serenity.

Throughout this Society of ugliness and chaos, none of us are looking deeply into what we see, we are also just wandering and letting the ugliness of the path, dictate of who we truly are. Instead of being a true Leader and working hard to clean up the path, to beautify all that is around us, so the ones who follow won’t see the ugliness and chaos that we see. With the confidence we all have within us, none of us show the faith, so the confidence can shine brighter than the sun on it’s best day. Through faith there will always be hope, so the confidence can flow from us, like a mountain stream down the big majestic mountain, for which we climb. Work is not one of those negative four letter words that creates hate, good hard work will have us all, walk our paths with a purpose, while the journey shows us all, the true peace and serenity, that keeps us happy even through the hard work.

 

” Hard work should never derail you from the true prize we all so seek”

” The factors will take control if we let them, so stay true to who you are and reap all the rewards the journey holds for you”

” The flowers have to be planted and nourished with hard work, so we can truly see the beauty they hold when they are in full bloom”

” Nothing is ever smooth and tidy at the beginning, we need to work at getting it that way”

” The ugliness and chaos comes from each of us not looking deeply into what we see, then taking the easy way without working hard throughout this journey of life”

” Through faith there will always be hope, as the confidence will make us better and stronger”

 

The 40 days of Lent, the journey within the journey……

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” He said in reply, ” it is written: one does not live on bread alone”, but on every word that comes forth from the mouth of God”.

*** Mt 4:4***

 

Now that the Lenten journey for the Catholics has begun, let us not forget that it is a forty day journey and a journey of redemption, that helps us get to know ourselves better, as we move forward along this journey of life, better and stronger each day. Jesus also walked this forty day journey through the desert and was met by Satan along the way, Satan tempted Jesus to go by the side of the dark, but with true faith in himself, as well as with his father, he walked away from the temptation better and stronger. Even Adam and Eve who was put within the garden of Eden resisted the temptation of all the fruit, til the serpent also known as Satan, came to them and tempted them to eat the forbidden fruit from the forbidden tree, Adam and Eve did give to temptation and since had opened their eyes to their big mistake. We also within this Society have many temptations all around us, Satan is even more around us than before. The temptation of evil is strong, but when we stay true to ourselves, stay true to who we are and have complete faith in ourselves, as well as Jesus Christ, then the good will always be stronger than any Evil will ever be.

When Jesus walked this journey through the desert, he did so with only the clothes on his back. Now this may be hard to believe, but when you have true faith in God, as well as yourself, there is nothing we can not do with determination, faith and a purpose for which direction to walk, now you have a recipe for success at whatever you want to succeed in.  Even with all the ugliness we see today, success is still there for each of us, when we truly believe in ourselves, not only forgive ourselves, but forgive those around us, acknowledge the love of God within our hearts and souls, so we than can share that love with each other. We have always had the power to succeed inside us, it is just that we never give ourselves a chance to succeed, because we get so caught up in the crap around us, we never take the time to have faith in anything let alone ourselves.

Lent is a time to reflect on our time so far along this journey of life, so we can correct where we went wrong and fix what we need to fix, so we can continue moving forward stronger and better. Lent is also a time to reconnect with ourselves as well as with Jesus Christ, through Lent we learn to resist any Temptation whether good or bad, so we can than identify all the different kinds of Temptations, but the biggest part of Lent is the re-connection with ourselves and knowing who we truly are and the re connection with Jesus as he guides us to prosperity, as we walk our paths through this journey of life.

 

” There are many different kinds of temptations around us that will derail us along our paths, but true faith in ourselves and Jesus will keep us on the right track”

” Temptation is a way for the evil of Satan to control us, it is the belief in ourselves and Jesus that keeps temptation from controlling us”

” Lent is a forty day journey that keeps us focused and keeps us from giving in to temptation”

” The temptation of evil may be strong, but the love of God within us is even stronger and helps us resist all kinds of temptation”

 

The Journey of Addiction

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” Addiction is the Evil that will bring us down from within, we have to better understand it so we can turn a negative into a positive”

 

The power of Addiction is strong, it will control every fiber of your body, it will have you become someone of which you truly are not, it will have you do things that you normally would never do, Addiction is killing this Society one Individual at a time.

Addiction is many things and is not just limited to drugs and alcohol, being a Workaholic is a form of an Addiction, anything that gets you away from truly being who you are is a form of an Addiction, especially when you develop a taste for something, then crave that taste further, then as you are now within the claws of the Addiction, it becomes very hard to release the grip of the claws, you can escape the grip, but it will take a lot of hard work, to which most Addicts have already given up and are too lazy for any kind of fight or work.

The evil side of the Addiction is the most brutal and the darkest side, every day is a struggle, every day you can’t see the light at the end of the tunnel simply because, the grip within the claws has you so wrapped up, that all the light is blocked and you can’t see anything but keeping the Addiction going. Envision yourself as being mauled by a Grizzly Bear and the Bear has you in his clutches so tight, all the wind is being squeezed out of you, at first thought you think this is the end I have no chance, but if you only give yourself a chance, fight with every last fight you have, you can escape the clutches of the Bear and get away, Addiction is the same and with every last fight, you can also escape the clutches of the Addiction, now this don’t mean you are done with the Bear or the Addiction, you still have to keep fighting every day, so the claws will never catch you within it’s grip again.

We all walk a path through this journey of life, we are all acceptable to any and all kinds of Addictions, the difference to some not getting into an Addiction is, being a product of your environment growing up, letting the life events control who you are and become, When you become a product of your environment as you grow up, now your not letting your inner child grow as it should and become healthy and happy as you should be on the out side. We all have this inner child within us, from the day we are born, til the day we die, just like we on the outside have to grow up into a Society of many, this inner child grows within us and when we don’t let this child grow properly, this is when we become accessible to all kinds of other issues especially Addiction.

This inner child is our lifeline, it is how we grow to be happy and at peace, this inner child is deep within our souls and when it grows normally, it will fill your whole body and your heart with a warmth, this warmth is the love of God within us and without it, we then become cold to all that is around us, we feel nothing and have no emotion of anything that comes before us along our path, which we then get picked up by the claws of Addiction, we become easy pray for all kinds of evil that wants to brainwash us into their evil ways, like those that become a Terrorist, these Individuals are so cold and have been so brainwashed, that to them their inner child does not exist and the thought of any love or empathy coming from them………… Let’s just say it does not exist. We are all Humans that walk a path through this journey of life, we are all a product of our environment as we grow into Society, our true growth depends on just how we let this inner child grow within us? If we ignore this child, then we will not grow properly like our inner child and become susceptible to anything that comes before us, whether it is good or it is evil. There is no text book to this journey, but God leaves it up to us to find a way and if we trust in him, have faith in him, then there is always the hope that we will follow in his footsteps, just as his son Jesus did when he came and walked his journey with us, Jesus also was tempted by the dark side, but he stayed true to who he was, kept the faith in his Father and he then never lost hope as he always felt the warmth of his love, then shared it with all that was around him.

It is much easier to feel the warmth of God’s love within us and share it with each other, than it is to get consumed by the dark side and the clutches of Addiction, but when we acknowledge this inner child within us, nurture and take care of it, we all can walk our paths through this journey of life, peacefully and within happiness throughout our existence.

 

” There are many forms of evil that will try to control who we are, it is the warmth of God’s love within us that keeps us from the clutches of the evil”

” We all have an inner child within us, it is important to never neglect this child for it’s proper growth”

” When our inner child grows properly, we to grow properly to be of who we truly are”

” Faith, love and hope are what we truly are, without them we become lost on our paths no matter what path we take”