Times change… People change… in more ways than one

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Every mountain has it’s trails, just as all the paths we walk within this this journey are the trails of life. No matter of the trail or how many times you walk the trail, there will be many changes that come to the trail, some changes can be very drastic and very noticeable, while other changes are minuscule or so small, that you may never notice, unless you look deeply into what you see. All trails never stay the same,  there is always something different no matter how many times you walk the trail,

Just as the trail changes, so do we the people as well. We all have our issues and no one that walks through this journey has no issues, the issues are the same as the the changes of the trail, they can range from very drastic, to very minuscule as well, sometimes the issues are brought on by our own actions, other times they are brought on by those around us. These issues are what changes us over time, the changes can be for the better as we move forward, or the changes can be very negative, that in many ways has us moving backwards and becoming lost within the clouds of our judgments, the changes we go through can and will take us from being of truly who we are, to being someone of who we are not, which will have even ourselves, not recognizing the person for which we are.

Life is full of change all around us, there is nothing that does not go through change. It is how we deal with the change, that determines not just of who we truly are and become, but how we treat each other as we walk our paths of this journey through life. When we are not of who we truly are, which is the love and empathy that is already within our souls, this is when we tend to pull back  from those around us and pull in others of the same, then form a pack that attacks those that are not part of their pack, this also brings ugliness and hatred into the mix, which then complicates things further, instead of making things better moving forward. This is not truly of who we are, as through love and empathy, we actually feel deeply and care deeply, for those around us and will never harm another at any time throughout this journey.

We all have our quirks that pretty much we become accustomed to so much that, we really do not realize when they become an issue, one of the biggest quirks is, the way we speak our words to each other and through this world of political correction, has us all turning against each other and dividing us as a society, then we never really try to fix and change this, but instead point the finger of blame on one another, not just to deflect from ourselves, but to make light of our issues, to focus on the issues of another. With that said……….. I get the fact of some of the older generation taking offense to the way President Trump met and chatted with the Russian leader Mr. Putin, but I am sure President Trump remembers greatly of the past, when all were scared when the alarms sounded,not knowing if the big one was going to be dropped, from the days of the dark cold war with Russia. That was then, this is now, times have changed as well as we the people also. It is very hard to let go of the past, especially when you don’t take the necessary steps, to fix what you need to, so you can move forward better and stronger. President Trump is old school and is set in his ways, but that should never take away the fact that, he is a very smart man that has the best interests for America deep within himself and wants so badly, to improve all our paths within this country so badly. that His actions to this point speak for themselves and we can clearly see that he is improving and living up to his campaign promises. The problem lies deep within ourselves, simply because our judgments have been lost in the clouds within us for so long, we clearly have become very quick to judge other’s and point the finger of blame away from ourselves, as we have totally forgotten how to except responsibility, so we than can fix what we need to fix, then continue moving forward along the trails of our path, through this journey of life.

 

” Change comes to each of us in many ways, it is how we deal with the change that determines of who we become within this journey of life”

” There are many trails within this journey to explore, as each of these trails go through many changes as well”

” We climb the trails of the mountains to explore and see new things, but we do just the opposite as we walk our paths of this journey”

” Before we become quick to judge other’s, let us first look deeply within ourselves and fix our own issues moving forward within this journey”

 

 

 

 

 

A Mother’s love strengthens the family tree

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A Mother’s love is what sprouts the roots and builds the foundation of the family tree, a Mother’s love is what warms our soul and makes our hearts beat full of life. We are all bonded together in unity from one common ground and that is, we all have a Mother who loves us deeply, who supports us at every turn, who shows us true strength, when we think all is lost, a Mother’s bond with her family, is the glue that keeps us in tact when things get rough, so we than can find the true strength, that will help us grow and become better and stronger, as we walk our paths of this journey through life.

As the tree starts out from the roots and grows with strength in many different directions, as the branches grow in many different directions, there is one common ground of the tree and that is what’s underground, the roots of the tree, that forms the foundation of the tree. We to like the tree have one common ground that guides us and strengthens us, that common ground is our Mother’s, who carries us for nine months, til we are ready to join the World, in our soft and brittle bodies. A Mother’s love fills us with warmth and gives us the strength to grow and flourish in this World. Jesus was also carried for nine months, from his Mother Mary, she is the one that gave him the strength to walk his journey, while he taught us all, the words of his father……….. God the creator of all who walk a path through this journey of life.

We throughout this journey take so much for granted and yes our Mother’s love is one of those things, sometimes we don’t acknowledge that love until it is too late, then we try to move forward out of regret, which then has us spinning out of control, with no true direction of where to go? But no matter what, a Mother’s love is always within us and all we have to do is, acknowledge it then truly feel it’s warmth deep within our hearts and souls. A Mother’s love is that one common ground, that links us all to each other, as we all have a Mother who loves us, above and beyond all things within this journey.

Even through all the ugliness within this World, when we all acknowledge our Mother’s love within us, then this ugliness will go away simply because, through the love there is no room at the Inn for any ugliness, only the love that we have deep within our hearts and souls, from our Mother’s who carried us for nine months, until we were ready to face this World and ready to grow stronger and better, as we begin to walk a path, through this journey of life.

 

” A Mother’s love is a bond that builds our foundation, for which will never be broken, so we all can be better and stronger moving forward”

” Mary mother of Jesus showed us all of just how strong a Mother’s love is, as she loved and supported her one and only son, throughout his journey of helping and teaching us all”

” We all have a common ground that brings us together in unity and that is, our Mother’s love deep within our hearts and souls”

” A Mother’s love never fails, it never takes a vacation, as it always is within us warming our hearts and souls, keeping us strong moving forward, so we can walk this journey with confidence”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There is a Destiny within the Journey

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This quote by the late Stuart Scott is an awesome quote, as you can change a few words, to have it go in whatever direction you want it to go in. Like you can take out the word Cancer and have something like this:

 

” You walk a path through this journey of life, By how you live and in the manner in which you live, so you can create your own destiny for which to live”

 

While walking through this journey, there will be many bumps that will bruise us, many obstacles that we need to get either over or around, sometimes we bring on these obstacles or bumps by our own in actions and sometimes they come from other sources? But either way this journey of life can be either as smooth as we want, or so bumpy, that we never truly give ourselves a chance to heal and move forward correctly.

I don’t know how many of you are familiar with the TV show NCIS? This show has been on the air for sixteen seasons now, the writer’s of the show are some of the best writer’s of any show and the topics they write, as well as the episodes that air, are pretty much as real as you can get, within the reality of life. Then there are the Actors of the show, these Individuals are like a car salesman, they have to believe in and become one with the Character they play, to completely sell the show to all of us as the viewer, not too mention making a connection to all of us as we watch each and every week.

Pauley Perrette………… AKA  Abby Sciuto, throughout her journey of all sixteen seasons on the show, has made millions of connections and has become a role model to many who have watched this show of NCIS. She has inspired so many and with her Goodbye episode this past Tuesday night,  there were many teary eyed people throughout the viewing Audience of the show. Abby’s journey throughout the show was of, kindness, empathy and compassion, as she worked her magic of forensics while she helped the team solve a lot of crimes. No matter how ugly each case was, Abby always saw the good and it showed in her actions, her sweet kindness made all the ugliness, look as beautiful of as a Rose. As Abby was on the show, Pauley Perrette is the same in real life, it was like Abby was actually playing herself on the show, which is how this show became so unique and how the show became so popular throughout the World. Yes we will all miss Abby, but as she moves forward on her journey away from NCIS, we too shall move forward throughout our journey along our paths. We all will still watch the show, as these writer’s keep bringing us back, with their creativity and suspense they keep us in. It is just like this journey, the Character’s and the events may change, but the journey keeps moving forward for all.

True that NCIS is a TV show and we all watch it in our realities, but when you have a writer’s room full of very creative writer’s and willing to explore topics of reality within the show, now you have the makings of one of the best shows ever, in the history of this invention called a television and the Character’s within the show, do their part within the show, to sell the show to each of us week after week. True it sucks when you watch a show and make a connection with one or two of the Character’s then they leave the show for whatever reason, but as they move forward with their journey’s, we to must move forward with our journey’s, as we all walk our paths within our reality, throughout this big journey called life.

 

” A good quote can stand the test of time and inspire us in many ways”

” The destiny within the journey varies between you and I, you just need faith in yourself and hope within the journey”

” The NCIS writer’s are very creative Individuals and know how to create the perfect words to keep us all in suspense from week to week”

” You make connections with certain Actor’s and when they leave the show you miss them deeply but you both move forward within reality”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Let’s clear the deadwood and end Bullying now,

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There is so much more to walking the path we chose through this journey of life. We all at some point within our lives have been Bullied or have Bullied another, the thing we never talk about especially those who have been Bullied is, the fact that when you are being Bullied, you are shamed into thinking maybe something is wrong with me? Shame is a very powerful feeling deep within us all, when we are shamed we tend to forget who we truly are, for which we then put forth a fake self, just to try to fit in and be accepted. When we are shamed by another and bullied to the point we try to avoid others, we then become as lonely as this tree with all the deadwood around it.

There is so much true beauty around us as well as the beauty within each of us, that when we are Bullied and are shamed from the Bullying, we never get a chance to truly see any of the beauty around us or within. We walk our paths of this journey for we ourselves, it’s not about making others happy, it is more about being truly happy deep within ourselves, so we than can be happy on the outside, as we take this happiness to all that is around us. What a Bully never see’s when he is in the process of controlling what’s around him is, he never see’s any beauty either as to him there is nothing but power and control, plus the fact that a Bully has lost the feelings deep within himself like, the feelings of empathy or compassion, because if he felt either of these, he would never be a Bully anymore, to terrorize anyone of us.

The effects from a Bully can and will last a lifetime, they will leave scars and these scars can’t be seen, as they are deep within us, whether we want to admit to them or not. The scars from being shamed by a Bully are not just a scar that, with a band aid they heal and disappear from sight, these scars are emotional and come with great pain and hurt. The pain and hurt coming from shame, will have us become someone we truly are not, we ourselves won’t even recognize ourselves as we hide deep within ourselves and put forth this fake self, to try to protect ourselves from further pain and hurt, we will rationalize away anything coming from the shame as well as , going deep into denial, which then has us not even accepting our actions moving forward.

Bullying is nothing more than having the power and control over someone/something, it is also nothing more than using fear to have that power and control, a Bully is also a Coward as they can not even accept their own issues and then, they take it out on someone around them. A Bully can be anybody and you could be standing next to one now? The true way too stop a Bully is look them in the eye , show no fear as they try to make you fear, show them that they can not hurt or control you, as they then will cower away, like the true Coward for whom they are. There are Bully’s everywhere whether Domestic or abroad, we all have to face one sooner or later, now through Social media there are even the worse kind of Bully, known as the Cyber Bully, to which we never face, because they are a true coward that hides behind their device, these individuals can’t face any issues, let alone their own issues and hiding behind a device proves that, the problem is, they will do and say anything to have us become a slave to their words, so they than can ( in their own minds) seem as powerful to anything along this journey, but in realty they are the weakest link to this Society and need to be treated as such, so they will disappear from all our paths of this journey through life.

 

” A Bully is nothing more than a Coward that try’s to inflict fear on all that is around them”

” With a Bully it is all about power and control, when we don’t give them that, then they disappear like the tumble weeds in the wind of the desert”

” Shame is a very powerful feeling deep within us all and when we become shamed we then lose sight of who we truly are”

” Cyber Bullying is the new way of a Coward to try to control each of us, time we nip it in the bud and end their reign of terror”

” We all want the power and control, but when we forget of truly who we are, then our actions become inaction’s throughout our paths of this journey”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

First the vine… then the fruit of the vine

 

 

” I am the true vine and my father is the grower of the vine”

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The vines are the true roots that form the foundation of us all, We all have a starting point, for which we learn from, as we move forward along our paths, of this journey of life. First one must plant a seed, so then the roots can grow and become strong, Then as the roots grow, they then branch out forming the fingers or vine, which then forms the fruit that makes the vines become like fine wine and become better and stronger moving forward along  this journey we walk,

From the very first roots and vines, you first need a tender of the crop, someone that nurtures and feeds them, so they can grow and bear the fruit of the vines. God is that one that over see’s all the vines, he feeds them with the rains, nurtures them with his love, helps them grow, so they can bear the fruit of his love, then once they learn from God our father, these vines can then branch off, while spreading the same process with all that is around them.

When the vines bear the fruits of God’s love, shows just how great we all are, it shows that with the fruit, then we ourselves can flourish and be as beautiful as the fruit. With strong roots to which we form the strong vines and as we totally believe in ourselves as well as our father, the God of all creation, there is nothing we can not do, there is nothing that will keep us from truly walking our paths within this journey, with the strength and confidence, that is already within us from the foundation of the roots, for which we started from.

We all get challenged from time to time, we all get tripped up and get stuck within these comfortable ruts, we get lost within the shadows of our doubt, so as we learn to fix what we need to fix, release the clouds that surround our judgments, truly believe in ourselves and God our father, we than can see just how strong our vines from the roots have become, then it is the perfect time to showcase just how beautiful the fruit of our vines truly are, when the fruits are in full bloom, this truly shows of just how strong our roots and vines have become. Without good strong roots, then our foundation becomes cracked and the vines may never flourish, leaving us with no fruit to showcase and we ourselves are lost within the clouds of our judgments.

The grass is not always as green as we think it should be, but when the grass is a nice dark vibrant green, we than can happily say that everything is good, our foundation is strong, our roots healthy and thick, our vines faithful and full of hope, as the fruits on the vines shine very bright and plentiful, leaving us with being in touch with our true selves moving forward, while we share our love within, with all those around us as well, as we all walk our paths through this journey of life, in the peace and happiness that God created for us all.

 

” With all vines comes the bud that sprouts the fruit and the flowers showing the true beauty of the vine”

” When the roots are thick, they form a strong foundation for which to grow”

” The fruits of the vines become a beautiful flower that shines very bright to all that is around it”

” the green grass is only as green as we make it, when we stay true to ourselves and truly believe in ourselves as well as God our father”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Journey is the same even as we put our own spin on it as we walk our paths

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The Journey through life is all the same no matter of how you try to spin it, it’s  our paths we walk through the journey, that makes the journey look unique to each of us moving forward, The journey may seem at times not too pretty, or maybe a bit rough? But that is totally on us as there will be some times that we get knocked down along the journey, there will be some times we will be bruised and hurt real pain, but it is totally on how we pick ourselves up from the fall, heal ourselves of the bruises, so we can continue moving forward along our paths, of this journey through life, not just to be better and stronger, but to also turn the dull and boring parts, into nothing but beauty all around us.

We tend to think of this journey as a race to the finish, but in reality the finish is the same for us all. just that we all want nothing better than to get ahead of each other, just so in our own minds, we can look as the best through this journey. Everything we do has to be fast and furious, but really…………. How can we then see all the true beauty around us, when we are moving at the speed of sound, instead of taking everything in stride and truly not just enjoying all that is around us, but taking the time to really look deeply into what you see. That’s the thing, we simply glance at what we want to see, instead of looking deeply at everything for which we actually see, so we than can be better and stronger moving forward, while we see all the true beauty that is around us, along our paths of this journey through life.

We are all so busy trying to get ahead of each other, that we just don’t truly see anything along our paths and when we do see something, we simply glance at it, instead of really looking at it with conviction. This journey may not be always a bed of roses, or smooth as silk, but when we walk our paths correctly and truly see what we are looking at, we than can come pretty close to the roses and the silk.

Walking our paths in some ways is similar to walking through a deep wooded forest, you just never know what lurks around the next corner? This is what makes the journey of life so intriguing, if you knew what was around each corner, then there would be no challenge to this journey, leaving us with no feeling of accomplishment, nor a chance to be better and stronger moving forward. When we speed through this journey, then we miss out on a lot of the journey, not too mention that we would never actually be truly of who we are and without being truly of who we are, then all that is around us would be fake as well, because we then would put forward what we think is reality, instead of actually true reality. As we walk our paths through this journey of life, we don’t have to do a hundred and only glance at what goes by, simply slow down the pace, truly see what you are looking at, challenge yourself to smooth out the path like silk, so it will then become as soft as a bed of roses, then as we truly be of who we are, we than can be at true peace and smile within real happiness, as we walk our paths of this journey, from start to finish.

 

” The journey of life may be the same for us all, it is the paths we walk that makes this journey look unique to us all”

” Through this journey of life it is never of how fast you finish, but on how you finish better and stronger moving forward”

” If we only took the time to relax more, we then would find that it’s not about the speed or getting ahead of one another”

” The journey of life should be of intrigue and fun, it should never be full of pain and hurt”

 

 

 

Grace and class throughout their journey

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President Bush and his wife Barbara brought a whole lot of grace and class to 1600 Pennsylvania avenue and with the recent news of her passing last night, my heart is heavy with grief, as the World lost a great person within this Society. My thoughts and prayers go out to all the Bush family, as they grieve the loss of their Mother, Grandmother, Wife, cousin etc……… The whole grieving process is tough enough, but when the person that passes is so well respected throughout the World, this makes for an even tougher time to get through, as Barbara has touched so many along her path through this journey of life.

Barbara and George were married in 1945, as she married the first boy that ever kissed her. This Society was a whole lot different back then, where you didn’t have the technology that you have today, when you wanted something, you went to work, so you than could buy what you wanted. Those from back in that era actually respected one another, unlike those throughout the Society of today. You walked through your neighborhood and people actually chatted with each other, because you knew your neighbor’s unlike the neighborhoods today. You can clearly see that Barbara was raised correctly and respected all that was around her, so as she became First Lady, that respect shined like a beacon of light, guiding  in the ships from their long journey.

President Bush and his wife Barbara raised five children with that respect within themselves and their children grew into being very successful with much respect for all, that were around them as well. Barbara would treat you as she herself would want to be treated, which back then that was how it was, unlike in today’s Society of, look out for yourself and don’t even give another the time of day, now don’t get me wrong, there are still people like Barbara out there, but they are far and few between. It was a whole different era back then, as everybody looked out for one another without even thinking about it, everybody was in touch with their inner self and truly felt the warmth of the empathy and love deep within themselves, then shared that love with all that was around them.

Barbara Bush was from a time of love and respect, which as she walked her path through this journey moving forward, she never lost sight of where she came from and stood strong as she grew into this Society, she never wavered as she would treat you with the same respect she was treated with in her life. Respect will go a long way, as Barbara Bush was very well respected throughout the entire World. With the news of her passing, my heart skipped a beat, as I could not believe what I just heard. We all walk a path through this journey of life, we come across a lot of good people on our paths, but when someone for whom you never met, but have huge respect for  passes, shows you just how great a person they were, the World just lost one of those great people and a true friend to all, Rest In Peace Mrs. Bush you will be missed. Now it is up to the rest of us to honor her legacy, as we walk forward on our paths through this journey of life.

 

” There are some big shoes to fill by the work of our first lady, but if we all come together in unity, we can fill the shoes just fine”

” Barbara Bush would light up a room with her smile, but it was her class and grace that stole the show throughout that room”

” Mrs. Bush you will be missed by all, so please rest in peace. as your wisdom now guides us to be as respectful as you toward all of this Society”

” You may have different era’s for all the different generations that make up a society, but that does not mean we should have a lack of respect for each other either”