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”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Society that has lost it’s way along this journey of life………..

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This picture is cool to look at in so many different ways, but what this picture truly shows is when you look deeply into what you see, is the fact that these logs that lay underneath the roots from an old stump, are a look into the past of what yesteryear was like for a whole different Society.

These logs lay on the shore of one of the many ponds within the state of Maine, the pond’s water level is determined by a dam on one end controlled by a power company. Now back in the day of the Lumber Jack, they would chop the tree’s down that were going to a mill to be milled into 2×4’s or planks to be marketed at a lumber yard. So they would use the pond to move large quantities to a certain location, where either the mill was, or a truck was, that a tractor would place onto the truck from the water, in today’s world it is a bit more sophisticated, with big machinery, that clears one lot, then moves on to another lot.

Now the dam on one end of the pond is controlled by a Hydro power company, that will open and close the dam to determine the amount of power they convert, which then will increase or decrease the level of water in the pond. Now when the water is at it’s lowest level, the vegetation around the shore now becomes exposed to great amounts of sun light, which then dries out the the vegetation and tree’s alike. A lot of it dies off and then when the dam is closed, the water rises as then the dead wood gets covered and saturated with water, which then has it floating aimlessly around the pond.

You can clearly see just how smooth this stump and logs are, from the time it spent within the water and became saturated, now that it has become dried out from the sunlight, it has become very smooth like drift wood along a beach. Some of it like this stump and  it’s roots, have a unique shape to it, which will then have each of us that look at it and perceive many things out of it’s shape. Perception is what we as Humans do and at times with our perceptions, we tend to perceive things we really don’t understand and then our perceptions become tainted and misguided. Our perception of things around us can be our greatest asset, but when the perception is mislead or misguided, now it becomes an issue of not truly seeing or looking deeply into what you see. One may look at this stump and see one thing from it’s roots, while another will see something totally different? That is fine and nothing wrong with that, but when someone tries to force us into seeing what they see, now you are getting into a dangerous area of, trying to control and be more powerful with your perception, over the perceptions of everybody around you.

With all the school shootings lately over the last few years, We all get caught up in the ” Gun control” debate………… It is really nothing to do with Gun control as we may perceive? It is really a People issue and how we perceive the issue around us. We tend to take the easy way out of everything, as we have become too lazy to actually work at changing what we need. The gun laws are in place, as well as the background checks, they just have to be enforced and not treated by the ones that sell the guns, as merely a way to put more greed into their pockets, plus anybody that will actually fire upon another Human, has some kind of red flag waiving over their their head, that the rest of us are ignoring and turning away from instead of recognizing. It is a combination between  us not identifying the red flags and not having enough places for these people to go and receive the proper help, before they escalate into taking such abrasive and ugly actions.

We have all had these red flags at different times in our lives, we all deal differently of the flags, others around us would help us and not turn their backs on us when they see the flags? The red flags are the warning signs to our behavior, whether the behavior is good or bad, they still need to be addressed, before the flag wraps us within the confines of our actions. Back through the many years and Societies that have given us the schools, to ready us for the future, there has been what we call a ” bully”, these Individuals just to try to make themselves seem more powerful than those around them, they would inflict fear on their Victim/Victims. While inflicting the fear a Bully most always has a hidden fear within themselves they are hiding. Now we as the people of this Society and where we are disconnected are, who really are to blame for the actions within the schools? Some may say the Guns because it is an easy target, but in reality it boils down to the Parents and the Teacher’s, plus the whole Faculty of the schools, as the children do spend a lot of time there, where the Parents have entrusted these people within the schools, to protect and watch over their children. The Faculty needs to be trained better at not just identifying the red flags, but how to deal with the red flags, then pass the training to the Teacher’s and also the biggest area for whom should be identifying the red flags are, within the walls of the household, where the children are being raised and that goes to the Parents, who not only have given birth to the children, but raise these children to be better and stronger moving forward.

With all the red flags out there in this Society, it is time we raise the white flag to surrender from all our troubles, help ourselves as well as each other, instead of turning our backs and burying deeply within our troubles, which does nothing but fester inside, til one day we explode from all the suppression’s. Yes we the people are what’s wrong within the Society of today and until we the people come together in unity, come together showing more love and empathy for each other, instead of turning our backs or pointing our fingers of blame at each other, then the problem of the red flags will never go away, which will then have us all, never finding the true path of righteousness that Jesus showed us, which then will lead us to true happiness and true peace, with all the ugliness around us disappearing from all our paths we walk, through this journey of life.

 

” We the people are what’s wrong with this society and we the people can fix this society to be better and stronger”

” There are many flags throughout this society. but none as important as the red flag to recognize and fix what needs to be fixed to make the red flags disappear”

” The many perceptions of the many things around us, which is why we need to understand better our perceptions”

” Love and empathy and us the people coming together in unity, is what is needed to help keep the red flags from destroying all that is around us”

” Change comes to each of us daily, time we adapt properly to the change, so we all can move forward in the peace and happiness that we are missing”

 

 

 

 

The Holy Family

 

” The child grew and became strong, filled with wisdom, with the favor of God placed upon him”.

LK 2:40

 

 

 

Jesus came to us, in very much the same way we all come into this World, with the one big exception being, he is the true son of God, as we are all his brother and disciple, who follow in his footsteps. Jesus came and walked his journey with us, to show us just how to walk our paths, while we truly feel the love of his Father deep within our hearts and souls and then sharing that love with each other, in the form of the empathy within us all. Jesus proved to us all with his actions, as he quietly moved forward on his path, throughout this journey of life.

We the people of this Society and all the Societies of the past, share the blame for how this World has become, all the chaos, ugliness and unnecessary drama that surrounds us all, we all think we are better than each other and that ” my way is the only way” is the only mentality that matters to us?   We the people with our actions are to blame for all the negativity around us and we the people, can change of what we are doing, change our actions, to turn all the negativity into beautiful positivity. Jesus showed and taught us of just how to walk our paths of this journey, so we can find that true path of righteousness, the problem then lies with us of this Society, being a Society so far removed from the journey of Jesus Christ, that our Faith has disappeared from our souls and without the Faith, then there will never be Hope for any of us moving forward.

The birth of Jesus Christ comes to us each and every year, it amazes me to see that those around me, are more worried about going to a store to buy a gift for another, than to just sit and not only look at the baby in the Manger, but have complete faith in that baby, as he grows and shares his beautiful love and wisdom with us all. We the people are the problem in this World full of fiction, instead of being the solution in a World full of fact. We have all become so consumed with wanting the biggest and best, that we have lost total faith in our own actions, which has us losing sight of the times that Jesus came and walked his journey here with us. When we all have Faith in ourselves and in Jesus Christ, there will always be hope for us all moving forward throughout this journey, plus when our actions are moving in a positive direction, then we will always feel the love of Jesus within our hearts and souls, which will have us share this love  with each other, as to make all our journeys in the peace and happiness, that God envisioned for us all.

 

” The baby in the Manger is the most beautiful part of Christmas, just that we have lost faith in the true meaning of what Christmas is about”

” Always remember that, without the faith there will never be hope moving forward”

” The baby Jesus with Mary and Joseph is the family here on Earth, as God is our father in Heaven and when the journey is correct, we all can be full of prosperity and joy”

” It is the actions of we the people, that determine our future and just how much peace and happiness we encounter throughout this journey”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Look deeply into the true beauty of life

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” The beauty is there all around us, just look deeply into what you see, instead of glancing superficially at what you think you see”

 

Melania Trump is one of the classiest First Ladies of our time, I don’t know if you seen what she has done to the White House, as far as the Christmas decorating, but she has turned the interior of 1600 Pennsylvania avenue into a grand Christmas spectacle. The choice of attire she wore as she opened up the viewing for all to see, well…………. let’s just say she looked liked an angel from God. The inside of the White House looks amazing and very festive in Christmas spirit. Yes it is true our First Lady is an immigrant, that has come here the correct way and became a United States Citizen, we all are a product of an immigrant that has come here the right way, for a better lifestyle, there is nothing wrong with that, but when you sneak into this country and rob the hard working Citizen of what they work hard for, or even sneak into this country and bring chaos to, or kill us Americans, now there is a huge problem that needs to be addressed and fixed, so the rest of us hard working Americans, can be at peace and happiness, to enjoy the fruits of our hard work.

The beauty within the walls of 1600 Pennsylvania avenue, from the work of our First lady and her staff of the true meaning of Christmas, is a must see to all who truly sees Christmas as a Holiday of love and beauty. Christmas is the celebration of and the birth of, our Savior Jesus Christ. Who came to us and walked his journey to teach us and show us with his actions, of how to truly feel the love of his father that is within us and share this love with each other. The true Christmas spirit is about not just love of family, but the love of each other and not just for one time a year, but for everyday of the years to come, which is something in this Society full of ugliness and hatred, that we have totally taken for granted, simply because we have all let the clouds of our judgments take control of who we truly are.

The true Christmas spirit will fill our hearts and souls, with the warm feeling of love. The same love that God our father and his son Jesus Christ has for each of us and that we share with each other always. It is very easy to truly feel the warmth of this love, what we get so confused with is, all the ugliness and hatred around us is much harder to share, or even to keep going as we see, some may think the opposite, but in reality, it is much easier to feel the warmth of this love and then share it with each other.

True Christmas spirit is the giving of oneself and the love within your heart and soul, it is not about what others can give you, as with all the commercialization of this Holiday will have you think? The true Christmas spirit is not about going to the store and giving the biggest and best gift, it is all about giving the biggest and best gift of yourself and with the warmth of the love within you. When we do this and without thinking of what we are doing, just letting the love flow naturally, this is what heats our hearts and souls with the warmth, then as the love spreads all around us, will the ugliness and hatred disappear, with no room at the Inn of life. The true spirit of Christmas and feeling the warmth of God’s love within us, will we then walk our paths through this journey of life, in the peace and happiness we all so deserve.

 

”   The true spirit of Christmas is within us all, the only thing we have to do is, truly feel the warmth in our hearts and souls, then share it with each other”

” May the ugliness and hatred give way to the true spirit of Christmas, so we all can be at peace and happiness always”

” The power of the Holy Spirit is within us all and helps us unleash the power of the true spirit of Christmas, so we can share our love with each other”

” The true spirit of Christmas is the giving of one self and our love toward one another”

 

 

 

 

 

The Family foundation will never steer you wrong, it may become cracked, but the love will always keep it strong

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” Then the King will say to those on his right, come….. You are blessed by my father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the World”

*** Mt 25:34***

 

With every foundation it needs to be layered properly and with care, so it than can protect and be sturdy enough to last the test of time. A good sturdy foundation needs to handled with care, so it’s true strength can be felt later on down the road, of all our paths of this journey through life. A Family foundation is the most important foundation we will ever lay, this foundation will never be laid over night, it will take time to lay this foundation properly, but when we do it right, it will become the strongest of all the foundations, for which we will ever build.

Love is the one key ingredient in laying our family foundation, with love each brick in the foundation, will be strengthened by each other and when laid correctly, will not only make our family foundation strong, but will make the family bond be so strong, that nothing will ever break it.

Throughout the history of Mankind, there have been so much that tries to come between a families bond and it’s foundation, true there may be a wedge driven between the cracks of the foundation to divide us, but when we stay true to the love of the bond, stay true to ourselves always, keep total faith in the foundation, all the cracks formed from the wedge, will disappear making our foundation stronger than ever. There is nothing ever that will crumble our family foundation, when we stay true to who we are, stay true to the love of God within us, then as a family we will work together in repairing the cracks from the wedge.

There is no wedge big enough to crumble a families bond, let alone the family foundation. True these wedges will try to control us individually and take away our love of family, if we let them. The love never leaves us, only we bury the love so deep within, that we move forward like it was never there? We then become part of the wedge as it goes deeper into the foundation, there will be other factors to sway on the side of the wedge, which will bring much pain and hurt to us, but instead of truly understanding of the why’s, we then in order to try to get rid of the pain and hurt, bury it deep within and become someone we truly are not and in some cases, without realizing we have become someone else. With all the crap and the ugliness within this Society, it all starts with our Family foundation and bond, when there is a lack of these two, we then bring it to the rest of the Society and a lot of times without truly realizing of what we are doing. A Society is formed around each of us and what we bring to it, when the family foundation is cracked and the family bond is broken, this is how the Society around us becomes broken as well.

The true light of God is always within us, his love never leaves us, only we as people are the ones who make the choice of truly feeling God’s love deep within  our hearts and souls. When we grow within our families and when things get a bit bumpy in the building of the foundation and the bond, this is when we need to be at our strongest and not walk away, without truly laying the bricks of love on the foundation, when we walk away then we don’t give the bond a chance to form and be the strongest that it can be. When we begin our path through this journey of life, we are tiny and frail, we need guidance and have to be fed, without these then we are left alone, then we bring this to a Society of many. When we are alone it becomes very hard to have faith in anything, let alone ourselves, we lose the warm feeling within us that is the love of God. The family foundation and the family bond is so critical to each of us, as we walk our paths of this journey, that without it, we then become lost and just wander along our paths, with no set purpose in life, then we take this to a Society, which then becomes broken as we are. God’s love is always within us as we walk this journey, all we need to do is, have complete faith in ourselves and in him, so we can truly feel the warmth of his love deep within our hearts and souls, then all the foundations can be repaired by each of us, one brick at a time.

 

” A good foundation isn’t just laid on top of each other, you place the bricks together with the love of God one by one with each other”

” A family foundation and a family bond will never be broken, when built with true love and with all being true to themselves”

” The light of God is that warm feeling within your hearts and souls, that is God’s love within us all for each of us to share with each other”

” Love is the one key ingredient in the building of a strong foundation, so we all can walk in peace and be happy at every turn”

 

 

 

 

The natural Grieving process…….

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We all walk a path through this journey of life, even though the paths we each take may be different, there are many things along the paths we take, that are very similar and Grieving is one of those things. Now we all may Grieve differently with some that take longer than others, but the whole natural process of Grieving, is all the same no matter of who you are.

To Grieve properly is something that is very important to each of us, as when you don’t Grieve properly, then you open yourself to a slew of issues later on down the path in which you walk.  There is no set way to Grieve, nor are there any textbooks on how to Grieve, it is all on you the Individual and what is comfortable and natural.

When we lose a loved one, we then celebrate their life, by gathering in a Funeral home to honor our loved one, we talk among others and share great memories of our loved one, we tend to find that each of us have our own stories of the same person, which is totally part of the power that the Grieving process holds to each of us. This is how we have closure that helps us heal, with our loss, so we than can move forward with strength, as our loved one would of wanted us to. Closure is an important part of the Grieving process and without it, we then do not Grieve properly, leaving us with a void within our hearts. I remember when my Papere passed away, I was living far away and couldn’t come home to join family at our time of loss, for me the closure wasn’t there, so my Grieving wasn’t of what it should of been, so when I did come home and went to visit my Mamere, I expected him to be sitting in his favorite chair, when he wasn’t there that is when the reality of his loss hit me and flooded me with great emotion. The whole Grieving process is important and vital to each of us and without it, it leaves a big void within our hearts, that we then do not heal properly moving forward.

In times of a sudden tragedy like that of the shooting in Las Vegas, now you have a Grieving process that starts unexpectedly, People now have to mourn their loved ones sooner than what they totally expected. These people are hurting deeply of which their lives have been turned upside down, to these people their journey has been stopped, cause now their void within their heart has become so big, that they need to heal it, before they can move forward along their path. The last thing these people need to hear is, our so called leaders turning this great tragedy into a political shouting match. Let these people Grieve their loss naturally so they can heal their hearts. We as a Country have to respect the Grieving process of others, as this is also part of the Grieving process, this is how we all move forward better and stronger along our paths of this journey through life.

Now as important as the Grieving process is, so is the process for the ones that are still in the Hospitals healing their wounds from the tragic shooting event. These people are hurting deeply as well and the last thing they need, are our so called leaders turning this event into a Political shouting match. The unfortunate part of this Society is, we tend to Politicize everything, there is nothing we do along our paths that isn’t spun in a Political way, this is a part of all our paths in this Society that needs to change and be fixed. The process to start fixing this Politically correct Society, starts at the top with big Government, starts at the top within the big Corporate companies, as these are the ones that pay big money to those in Government, so they can get their favors and collect their big profits. Everything starts somewhere, so when we want to change for the better, we have to start at the top, change the process of the so called leaders, then work our way down the chain, so we all can change and move forward along our paths better and stronger.

Shooter’s like this sick demented Individual in Vegas started out their path of this journey through life very much the same as all of us, but something in his life went south, something made him have these strong negative thoughts within his head, of which he buried it deeply within, instead of addressing it, fixing it, so he can move forward in a positive way. We all at one point in our lives along our paths have had something go south for us, something that has tried to take control of who we truly are, but the difference between most of us and the ones like the Vegas shooter, is we addressed what we needed to address, then fixed what we needed to fix, so we than can move forward better and stronger, as in the case of the sick and demented ones, they buried their true feelings deep within, they buried that something so deep within, that they then let the negative thoughts take control of who they are, which they then became someone for who they truly were not. We are all Humans walking a path through this journey of life, even though the journey is the same, we all take a different path in the journey, but as we address what we need to address, fix what we need to fix, then we all can walk this journey better and stronger and live within peace and happiness always.

 

” Grieving is a process we all go through in our journey and we all Grieve in our own way”

” The sudden loss of a loved one has us Grieve sooner then we expected, which leaves a void within our hearts”

” A tragedy like that of what happened in Vegas needs us all to grieve properly and respect each other as we Grieve in our own way”

” True there are some sick demented ones out there, but we are all Humans that need to adjust and change what we need to, fix what we need to, so we can move forward better and stronger”

 

A slice of Americana………..

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A trip back into the days of yesteryear, a time people worked hard without batting an eye, just so they could walk their path of this journey through life, in peace and happiness at all they did. Now don’t get me wrong about those of today, but with a small majority that want it all, but yet refuse to put in the work needed to achieve all they can, or be all they can be, this World would be a better place with hard work by each of us, not too mention, stopping all the bickering, the hate and the ugliness we see today so common within this Society.

They don’t build vehicles like this anymore, a time the auto industry pushed out good quality vehicles, instead of pushing out vehicles, just so the upper brass can have all the greed and live their exotic lifestyles. Greed has killed everything around us and once we get the taste for the greed, now all we want is the greed and will do anything to achieve all the greed over all that is around us. We all want that good quality vehicle, so we than can go out and explore, to truly see what all of America has in store for our enjoyment.

Back in the day of yesteryear, yes we worked hard, but we played hard also and didn’t complain about anything, we took everything in stride, as we made this journey look simple to all around us. We the people of this journey need to look no where but at ourselves, to clearly see where all the ugliness and hate comes from…….. instead we blame those around us, without blaming ourselves for getting so caught up within all the ugliness and not just simply being of who we are.

Trucks like this were the work horses of our lives, then on Sunday’s would double as the family vehicle, to bring the family to Church, so they could celebrate the word of God and his one and only son in Jesus Christ. Yes they had Mechanics back then, but yet these Mechanics didn’t get rich simply because, these vehicles were built to last, unlike the vehicles of today, as the owners of these vehicles took good care of them and did preventive maintenance, so they would last without fail. I took this picture along the back roads of New England and goes to show that, even today these vehicles exist, because it is taken care of and not neglected, like the vehicles of today.

True Americana isn’t just about walking a path here in America, it is about the how we can walk our path to be better and stronger with each step, it is about how we treat each other, without all the ugliness and hate,  it is about knowing how to fix things, to make them last and look as good as new, it is about working hard, so we then can play hard within the simple life, it is also knowing how to fix ourselves properly when need be, so we all can walk our paths of this journey, within the peace and happiness we all deserve, for the hard work we put in.

True Americana back then was a whole lot different of an era then that of today, but we of today could also learn from that era, so we can make our lives today, seem as simple as they made theirs. That Generation of that era may seem like a lot of work to us today, only because all the technology of today has made us all lazy and not willing to work for what we want, or work for truly being of who we can truly be. That part of Americana may be in the past and may seem as if we can never get it back, but we can get it back with some hard work, some ingenuity and being smart, not too mention, knowing of truly who we are, so we can walk our paths smoothly, throughout this journey of life.

 

” A slice of Americana is more than just the apple pie and Baseball, it is the hard work making our lives better and peaceful”

” The technology has made us all lazy only because we have let it with our addictive personalities”

” This is a great truck as it doubled as a work horse and a reliable pleasure vehicle”

” The days of yesteryear may be in the past, but we can get back to being like that time with a little hard work and ingenuity”