The true light of Salvation

” Whoever confesses that Jesus is the son of God, God abides in him”

John 4:15

” The light of the Gospell of the Glory of Christ, who is the image of God”

Corinthians 4:4

We as believer’s, will sometimes grow casual toward the cross, we become so clouded within our judgments, that we then over look the fact that, we are the ones who should of beared the shame of the cross and suffered the wrath of God. We also with our actions away from the house of the Lord, have let all the ugliness consume us greatly, as now we go from true believers, to non believers and trying to move forward through all the pain and hurt. God will be there no matter what, we just need to acknowledge and regain the belief, so we can get back the true faith, as all the hope will follow as well. God will always forgive us, as we stay true to who we are and keep strong the faith in Jesus as well as ourselves, he will rekindle the fire within, for sharing the Gospell with each other.

We will suffer through much throughout this journey of life, the suffering brings great pain and hurt, through the suffering we will be shamed in many ways as well, this shame can and will control every fiber of who we are if we let it, but, we should never fear the shame and face it head on, I know it is easier said then done, but when we do that, then the pain from the shame will not last, and as we stay true to who we are, stay true to the belief in God, he will forgive us and protect us as we walk our paths, he will guide us with the many signs he sends us, toward the path of righteousness, so the darkness from the shame, will soon turn into the bright light of that path, then we can truly move forward in strength, peace and happiness always.

The power of prayer does work, we just have to truly believe in Jesus Christ, as well as ourselves, so the prayers can work their magic. Sometimes when we pray, it seems like nothing is happening? I get that in this society we want everything now? But within the spiritual world, and within the true faith of Jesus Christ, if we do not believe we will never see the signs he sends us, which then leaves us in the purgatory of the prayers, which then brings us to the side of non belief, as now it feels like the prayers are not being answered? They are being answered, we just need to keep to the belief in Jesus and ourselves, so we can see the signs, as we now can keep moving forward, better and stronger.

Sometimes we will have these moments in time we can not explain, these kind of Ah! Ha! type moments, that will send a quiver down your spine and as you get this feeling of warmth travel throughout your body. It is these moments we need to pay close attention to and not discard them with the daily trash, this is the power of the Holy Spirit within us, trying to get us to see those signs that Jesus laid out for us to see from the prayers we send him. I know that within this society that, if you talk of these kind of moments, you are then looked at by others as a ” Quack”? But who cares what they think, this is your path and journey to walk, not theirs, so you need to pay attentiion to those moments in time, keep the true faith in Jesus and yourself, so you can see those signs, fix what you need to fix, as you keep moving forward without looking back. Yes it is okay to glance back to see where you went wrong and fix that, but a glance is not a look, as a look, you then can get stuck back there, in the what if’s, then the what may be”s, may never happen?

The History by some are trying to be taken from us, we need the history of our past, so we can then move forward even better. It is in the history’s of our pasts, that help us to keep moving forward, when the history of anything gets taken from us, then we have nothing to glance back at, to be better and stronger moving forward. Now I get the fact that there will be good and there will be evil within this journey, there are also good/evil within our paths as well, and even further, there is good and bad within our professions we choose as well. With that said, you have your good teacher’s as well as you have your bad teacher’s, but it is the Teacher’s Union’s that are the real serious problem among us today, these are the ones that control all the Teacher’s whether they are good or bad? The unions set all the curriculums that the Teacher’s teach, as right now, they are teaching our children all the wrong things. It is time for the Parent’s to step in and right this wrong, as it is their children they are corrupting into their sick twisted agendas. They do not want to teach the real history’s of our past, only a watered down version, that they want you to know, so they can keep all the power they have.

This journey through life really does not have to be that hard, and when we walk our paths correctly, this journey really isn’t hard, true maybe it does seem to fly by? But if it does not seem to go by fast, then that should be a red flag, that maybe you are doing something wrong? Jesus showed us the correct way of walking this journey, by staying true to who you are, feeling his love within our hearts, then sharing that love with each other, putting our trust in the right places, like in the faith of God, as we visit his house on Sunday’s, when we truly trust in the Lord, then the faith in him and ourselves, will bring us great hope. We have become so consumed in all the ugliness around for way too long, the time is now, to get back to the true faith in Jesus Christ, which will give us the hope to get away from the ugliness and flourish once again along our paths of this journey through life.

It is said that those who do harm to others, will meet their maker’s. Well the same can be said for all of us as well, cause this journey will end for each of us at some point, so when we get to those ” Pearly Gates” of Heaven, that is when we all meet our maker. This is when it gets to be determined whether or not you walked this journey correctly, or how you treated others along your path? Whether or not you serve your time here on this journey, you will serve your time in Heaven, now whether you spend it in Heaven, or whether you spend it in Purgatory? That all depends on you yourself and how you walked your path, through this journey of life? See, nobody really thinks of that today, simply because in this society of ugliness, we have taken far to for granted, of the faith and love that Jesus Christ has for us all. A lot do not even walk through the doors of the Lord anymore, that says a lot without even saying a word. If you can not walk through the doors of God, then how can you have true faith in Jesus, better yet, how can you have true faith in yourself? I get that some will pray and have true faith in their own privacy, that’s all good, if you truly walk your paths with that same faith. Now very true that even some who do walk into the house of God, once they leave those doors, they then forget what they have heard, that is even worse, as now you have disrespected God in the worst possible way known to man and yes, you will meet him at the gates of Heaven one day.

This Ah! Ha! moment may not happen all to often, but when it does, we need to pay attention with our hearts and souls, so when Jesus sends us the signs, we will see them and let him guide us to the true path of righteousness, that will bring us into the light, away from the darkness, so we can forget about all the ugliness, get back to truly of who we are, with the faith in Jesus as well as ourselves, as we keep moving forward along our paths, through this journey of life. That special moment that will come, is the true magic of Jesus and when we truly feel it, the affects are truly amazing, not only does your body become warm, not only does your spine quiver, but you also become in touch with your emotions as well, which is something that a lot of us do not feel anymore. Maybe we do? But because of the ugliness we do not acknowledge when it happens, we just brush it off as, what is this? Am I coming down with a cold? Jesus Christ is there for us all, we just need to acknowledge him, so we can truly feel his blood traveling through our hearts, so the true joy can warm our souls, as we all walk our paths in his peace and happiness, throughout this journey we all walk. Yes this journey will end at some point and we all will meet our maker at the gates of Heaven, so lets walk correctly, so we do not go within Purgatory, to stay in limbo, not knowing anything of the future, let alone, laying in waste, to further stinking up the ground for where we lay.

” The true light of Jesus Christ is within our hearts, as the light of the Holy Spirit is within our souls, so when we feel that special moment that warms us and sends quivers down our spine, truly acknowledge it and let Jesus speak to you as he knows best”

” We will all meet the maker at the gates of heaven, so let that meeting go perfectly, as we walk our paths correctly throughout this journey of life”

Ask the right way…and you shall receive

” Whatever things you ask when you pray, believe that you receive them, and you will have them”

Mark 11:24

God delights in the prayers of his children, prayers that express our love for him, prayers that share our deepest burdens with him, don’t pray casually or thoughtlessly, “but come boldly to the throne of grace, that you might obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need”

Hebrews 4:16

Very few within this society of today, truly know how to pray anymore. When we do not hear back from Jesus Christ after we pray, we then in our own minds, think he does not exist as he does not answer us, or even when we do pray, we do so like, you need to give me this or that? We do not pray anymore from our heart, which let’s our heart communicate with the heart of Jesus, within this fast paced society, we also don’t take the time to truly pray as we should anymore. Jesus does answer when we pray deeply from the heart, showing complete faith in him, we just have to open our hearts truly to him, while we watch for the signs he sends us.

Prayer is like, when the tears flow from our eyes, it cleanses us within our hearts and our souls. Prayer helps us heal from our pains, so we can move forward as we walk our paths of this journey through life. We all will go through much pain and hurt within our lives, so if we do not have that special place to go, that will help us heal from the pain, we then let the pain affect us in so many ways, that we then stop being of who we truly are, in order to rid ourselves of the pain, our hearts go cold with doubt, instead of being warm with the love of Jesus. When we pray correctly and with the faith in Jesus, we will hear him communicate with us, very deeply within our hearts and souls, as his blood flows freely within us.

Prayer is that secret communication between you and Jesus Christ, nobody else has to know what you said in secret, it is just you having the faith in Jesus, so you can listen within your heart, to heal properly from your pains, and heal properly, to be better and stronger moving forward. With any kind of pain comes scars, these scars may remind us of the pain, but these scars should never stop us from walking our paths with confidence, nor should they stop us from having the true faith in Jesus Christ, or even the faith in ourselves, as we move forward within this journey.

This society of today, with all the ugliness and the hatred, is all the proof you need, of just how we all have wandered away from the power of prayer, we are attacking one another at every turn, we use this ” Political Correction” to hide from one another, as we fear more of offending one another, but why do we then attack each other, if we fear to offend? This is a question that only we ourselves can answer, and the answer is deep within, just that we fear to reach down that deep. This political correction has stopped us from being truly of who we are, and it has made us all weak as well, it has turned us into being a sheep of this society, only to follow only those so-called leaders in place now, that are only leading down a path of destruction and turmoil. It is time we all rip of the sheepskin, and get back to being the Shepard that Jesus taught us, when he came to us and walked this journey with us.

With the faith in Jesus Christ, and the faith in the power of prayer, we all can get back to who we truly are, we can escape the clutches of Satan, as with prayer and something Satan does not believe also, the good will always defeat evil, but without the faith, we will never get to any hope, which will help us all step out of the darkness of evil, and into the light of good.

Good solid prayer that we have complete faith in, does a lot more than just being a secret communication tool with Jesus Christ. Prayer will help us heal properly moving forward, as we escape all the pains and the hurts that come to us throughout this journey through life, it will keep us grounded to be who we are, without hiding deep within ourselves, it will keep all the evil spirits away, as it releases the power of the Holy Spirit, that is deep within our souls. With the power of the Holy Spirit within us all, and shining that guiding light in front of us, will lead us from temptation, and to the path of righteousness, which now we all can walk our paths in peace, while moving forward in the joy, that this journey is all about.

” The view from the top of the mountain may take your breathe away, but it also brings you closer to Jesus Christ and the power of prayer for us all”

” As the Eagle sits a top his favorite tree in search of his next fish to catch, so to does Jesus sit above us all, to bring us into the world of good and away from evil”

Happy Birthday to the Catholic Church

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” Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed”

Romans 12:2

” I have set before you life and death****therefore choose life”

Deuteronomy 30:19

Thought of the day:

As the first church was created, the world was upside down. the imprisonments, deaths and ugliness were overwhelming, Jesus Christ hoped to change our world? but how can we really change when, we are deeply afraid to take a stand or even, to stand out?

There are many bridges and cross roads throughout this journey of life, the thing is, the bridges break down over time, the cross roads with so much traffic, become riddled with ruts and grooves, that can get us all twisted and bruised. We all want everything handed to us today, nobody wants to work for anything anymore, which makes for the bridges not being attended to, or the cross roads not being groomed as well. Back about 2,000 years ago as the Catholic Church was created, that society back then was just as bad as this society today, the big difference is, the technology we have today. Now with technology, it was suppose to make life easier for us all? but in a lot of ways it has complicated life in so many ways, and in ways we truly do not understand.

We the people are what’s wrong in this society and we the people can fix it moving forward. In a lot of ways we all think we are better and smarter than each other, which leads to much head butting, and we as a society not coming together in unity. For instance, when something gets invented you go through a series of experiments, you go through multiple think tanks with many others, you just can’t invent something thinking this is the change all, without getting out all the bugs and issues. Nothing is perfect, not even we the people, as much as some may think they are?

When Jesus came to us and walked this journey through life with us, he taught us many things, he showed us of how not to just be a fishermen, but to be a Fisher of Men. he showed us how to treat each other with respect, so we than can show our love and empathy to each other. He protected us from the evil, while showing us how to resist temptation, as he himself resisted the temptation from Satan. We in this society and because many of us have forgotten what the inside of the house of God looks like, and in many ways given into the temptation of evil and Satan, we have buried our true feelings of love and empathy, as to try to protect ourselves from all evils, which does nothing except, makes our hearts go cold, and stops the heart from letting the blood of Jesus Christ flow freely throughout our bodies. We of this society today, think very strongly that, we know more than all others, which because of this mindset, has lead all into the path and destruction that Satan wants, as we all have gone in the other direction of what Jesus wants for us all.

Change is good, change can be difficult and bring much pain, but if we do not adapt to the change, then we as a society will never see the light at the end, as we all stay within the darkness of Satan and all it’s ugliness it brings. Satan wants us all to be hateful of each other, as this is what divides us moving forward, hate is a learned thing and we have learned it from somewhere? We need to find where we learned it, so we can unlearn it and get back to true love. Everything around us will change constantly, even we ourselves will go through many changes as we walk our paths, we will go through many changes throughout this journey, but if we never adapt to the change, then we will never fully walk any path we choose, along this journey of life.

The Catholic Church was created to give us a place to worship, a place to go listen to the words of God, so we can implement them within our lives? But as time passes and we change and in some ways for the worse, then everything around us becomes diluted with we not being true to ourselves or even true to Jesus Christ. The Catholic Church is a place we go to keep the faith in Jesus as well as ourselves, so when there is faith, there will always be hope moving forward. When we keep the faith in Jesus and ourselves, no matter what this journey may throw at us, we will always walk our paths with confidence, as we never lose site of the light from the path of righteousness, which keeps those dark days to a minimum, like the night giving way to the daytime.

The Catholic church is no different than anything else along this journey, it has gone through many changes from when it was created, which is what makes it successible like we ourselves, to the changes of life. The church in a lot of ways has given into the temptations of Satan, with all the power, control and greed, which has had it lose sight of the true words of Jesus Christ and then interpreting them to you and I as they see fit. Yes they have had some scandels in the past, and some of these scandels has led us away from the church, maybe if these scandels were handled better and in a way like Jesus handled the temptations from Satan, then our faith would be alot better, leaving us with better hope moving forward.

Sometimes through change things become frazzled and out of focus, when this happens, sometimes it is best to go back to basics, to move forward even stronger. Some in this society want to take away all the history, to give you nothing to glance back at, so you can fix what you need to fix, they want you to become so dependent on them, that you then do not walk a path through this journey for yourself anymore, and now you have become the sheep within the herd, for the small majority of shepards in this world. When we all come together in unity, when we all get back to truly being of who we are, when we all get back to the faith in Jesus Christ as well as ourselves, this is how we get back to truly feeling the love and empathy within us, as the hate and the ugliness find they can not affect us anymore, when we then as Jesus did many times, resist the temptations of evil, so we all then can see the true hope in front of us, as we walk our paths in peace, and find much joy throughout this journey of life.

” The Philosophy of life is really very simple, just that we the people have twisted in so many ways that we have become out of focus from it”

” The bridge over troubles waters have become frazzled and in need of a fixing to keep all moving forward without falling to the peril below”

Family Time

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” For my eyes have seen your salvation, which you prepared in the sight of all the peoples”.

*** LK 2:30-31***

With yet another Christmas in our rear view mirror and a New Year lurking in our future, let’s look a bit deeper into what is Christmas. Christmas is a whole lot more then giving gifts or even receiving gifts, Christmas is the birth of Jesus Christ and even further, it is the creation of a family between Mary, Joseph, and Jesus. When Jesus came and walked his path here with us, we all focused on him, while Mary and Joseph went to the back burner of life, but if you took the time to notice, both of them were never to far from their son. Even at the time of death for Jesus, his mother Mary was right there with her son, while her love spoke loudly among us all. Jesus, Mary, and Joseph became a family when Jesus was born, they then built that strong foundation and bond that family is, which today we have gotten away from, and all the ugliness and hatred around us today, proves even further, of just how much we have swayed away from what a true family is.

The last few decades we as a society have wandered away from the true meaning of family, we have wandered so far away that, families have become broken, and through all the divorces, there is a whole generation that have grown up with only one parent, making them incomplete. True of the family foundation being solid and strong, but over time and without tending to the decay of the foundation, it then will crumble and fall, which is what we are seeing, with all the ugliness and the hatred around us. Family is what helps us all grow into a society of many, each parent in their own way, teaches everything we need to know to be better and stronger with each step moving forward, The Mother will teach us love, compassion as well as many other factors, the Father will teach us strength, respect as well as many other factors, we need both to be complete, when one is missing, we then are incomplete, the foundation then stops being built, and is so weak, that it does not take much to corrupt who we are.

Our family here on Earth is, a Mother, a Father and Siblings, our spiritual family encompasses a whole lot more, as each of us are brothers and sisters within the society of God. This spiritual family is a lot bigger then our family here on Earth, the family foundation starts being built within our family here on Earth, then continues as we grow within the society, so when we are within a broken family and the foundation stops being built, now we have no basis to build from within the society of many. With all the problems and the troubles that the year 2020 has brought to us all, is a bi product from the last 10+ years, and the fact that we all have been suffering from the effects of all the broken families around us. Now the family you are in may be complete and you may be complete, but all the other families around us and especially the broken ones, whether we want to admit it or not, have effected each of us, in one way shape or form.

Nothing really ever lasts and there will be much change all around us, just like the rock in this picture, you think a rock is solid? but when the rock is submerged in the water for a long time, and then becomes free from the water and into the rays of the sun, it can break in two just like this one. Well the family foundation is much like this rock and needs constant work all the time, to keep it strong and to stand up to the test of time. Each member of the family has their own part in building the foundation, and when one of those parts are missing, now the building stops and the incompletion begins, leaving all to try to find something to fill the void, from the broken family foundation.

Yes it is true that we can succeed along this journey with only one parent, but to truly succeed along this journey, and to feel totally complete as we walk our path of this journey, it takes a complete family, for each of us to feel complete, as we grow into a society of many. Throughout the years all our lives have changed in a negative way, now it is on we the people, that can change it back in a positive way, and in a way that Jesus showed us here on his journey, right now we are all hurting with all this negative change, the time is now to change positively, so we all can get back to peace and happiness, and away from all this ugliness and hatred. We all walk our paths through this journey of life, and it starts with family helping us grow correctly within the society of many.

” Family Time whether spiritual or Earthly, has a foundation to nurture and grow”

” The birth of Jesus Christ brought forth the feeling of family and the building of the family foundation”

Having Faith and truly Believing

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” And the Angel said to her in reply, the Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the most high will overshadow you, therefore the child to be born will be called holy, the son of God”

” For today in the city of David a savior has been born for you who is Christ and Lord”

Within this society of today, do we truly have faith? I mean not just to have the faith to leave for work and return home later, but do we truly have the faith that everything happens for a reason, and yes we can over come whatever that may cross our paths, and when we do, then there will always be hope for us all, as we walk this journey of life. Belief…. this is something we do totally within our hearts, it is not just a word that is thrown out there, just to make like we understand something, when you truly believe 100% with your heart, there is no copy, or there is no faking the belief, because when you truly believe, not only will the faith be there, but there will always be hope as we move forward along our paths, of this journey through life.

True without faith there is no hope, also true that with no belief, there will be no faith or hope, which then leaves us all empty as we walk our paths of this journey through life. There are so many factors throughout this journey, true it can get overwhelming at times, we can lose our way and become lost, as then we are just wandering and not walking as we should. When we truly believe in something, we will always have the faith in that something, which then gives us great hope moving forward along our paths,

Jesus Christ is a great example of true belief, cause when we have complete faith within our hearts and souls for Jesus Christ, then not only can we feel his love within us, but he will help strengthen our faith in him, as he brings us great hope moving forward. True some may say we never see him, but when you truly believe in Jesus Christ, then we shall see the signs he leaves us, as we then discover the faith in not just ourselves, but the faith in Jesus Christ as well, which then leads us to great hope moving forward, which then helps this journey seem not as tough as we sometimes make it out to be. We may never see Jesus among us, but the signs he sends us to see, are all around us, which is why we always need to look deeply at what we see, because when we do not, this is when we will never see the signs, which then leads to zero belief, followed by no faith and the hope will never come to us throughout this journey.

This time of the year, the time of Christmas, is truly the most magical time and the most precious time as well. It is the birth of our savior Jesus Christ, it brings forth the belief in him, so we can truly feel his love within our hearts and souls, then with the belief the faith will then come, and not just in him, but in ourselves as well, while we truly see the signs that Jesus brings to each of us, then as our faith becomes stronger, then the hope we will find right in front of us, leading us into the path of righteousness. Even through the darkest of times, when we find that path of righteousness, the light of Jesus Christ will always light our way, throughout this journey of life. Jesus Christ is always there, he is always within us no matter what, it is us who lose the belief, which gives us no faith, to see no hope as we walk our paths of this journey through life.

” Merry Christmas to all and to all may you totally have the belief in Jesus Christ, which leads you to the faith in yourself and him, while the hope is in front of you”

” Jesus Christ is within us all, which is why we need to look deeply into what we see all the time throughout this journey”

” The three factors in life that we all need to be conscious of always, belief, faith, and hope”

The Swamp Creatures within to release its great talents

You think by the title I may write of the swamp within Washington DC? Why waste two great pictures within Mother Nature. Even Mother Nature has swamps within it, the difference is, mother nature takes care of them so they can thrive, within Washington DC, the ones within that swamp only takes care of themselves and totally forgets of all those around them. Not that I want many getting out within mother nature to take away all the beauty I come across on my journey’s, but within this screwed up society only proves further that, a high percentage of us, have totally forgotten and taken for granted, all the true beauty within mother nature.

No matter where you go within mother nature, there is so much beauty with every turn, not just all the plant life, or the landscapes, but there are many wild animals that roam within mother nature, these animals call mother nature their home, just like we have homes and want others to respect our homes, we to need to respect their homes, while we are out there within mother nature. The beauty of mother nature is everywhere around us, even as we drive to our jobs, but sadly we take this so for granted, that we do not look at it as being within mother nature, instead, because we are so caught up in all the ugliness, we see no beauty.

With another Veterans day upon us, let us take the time to thank a Veteran, for it is the veterans that keep us free to do as we want within this country, there are some that do show respect to our Veterans, but there are some who totally take them for granted, as not only do they not thank a Veteran, but they can’t see what they do for each and every one of us. A real Veteran will never see a swamp and see it as ugly, he will do what he has to, in order to clean it, so it’s future will be nothing but beauty for all.

“The one who had received five talents came forward bringing the additional five. He said, Master, you gave me five talents. See, I have made five more”

Mt: 25;20

We all in this society and as we walk through this journey, have special talents, we all have a purpose as we walk this journey, but unless we find that purpose, we will never unlock the talents that are within us, and without the purpose, we then will never not only show our talents, but we will never bring our talents to the next level, like building more talents upon the talents that are already within us. In order to truly find your purpose and your talents, you need the confidence within you and the confidence in Jesus Christ, so you can move forward along this journey and find that purpose, the problem within this society is a lot of us have lost that confidence and have lost of who we truly are, while we are all lost and within the clouds of our judgments, we will never see any beauty around us, we become full of fear that brings us much pain, as we never see us for who we are, we will never see anything around for what it truly is as well.

This journey through life is like that when we do not take care of ourselves as we should, when we truly take care of ourselves, fix what we need to fix, not only will we ourselves be better moving forward, everything around us will become better as well. This year of 2020 has been a very challenging year in so many different ways, with all the ugliness that has come across all our paths through this journey, proves that we all need to take care of ourselves, so we then move forward with each other, to become better and stronger throughout this journey of life.

When we take care of ourselves and see the talents within us that Jesus has supplied us with, we will then find that confidence that he sees in us, and bring that confidence out, to let the talents shine brightly as we walk our paths, as now those talents will help us achieve many more talents throughout our lives. The success for each of us as we walk our paths through this journey of life is endless, with the confidence in ourselves as well as Jesus Christ, then all our talents will shine as bright as the sun on it’s best day, which will then have us find many more talents to shine even brighter, so we all can move forward in the peace and happiness, that Jesus showed us when he came and walked this journey here with us.

We all have talents within us, these talents will help us find our purpose here within this journey, then as we find this purpose and our talents within, we will then find that there are many more talents for us to unlock within this journey as well, all we need is to have that confidence in ourselves, that confidence in Jesus Christ as well, so as we walk this journey through life, then the true success for each of us will be endless and all this ugliness we see today will disappear, as there will be no room for it to exist anymore. Just as Mother Nature has it’s true beauty for us to see, there is no better beauty than the beauty within each of us, especially when we are confident, release our true talents, and have found our purpose in life, as we walk our paths through this journey of life.

” A true talent goes a lot deeper then any kind of sporting or singing type of talent”

” The beauty of mother nature is definitely beautiful, but the beauty within us all is so much more precious and special”

Rest for the Weary

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” Come to me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest ‘

Matthew 11:28

Within this fast paced society of today, that is driven by greed and self righteousness, we do become very weary daily, how do you rest or re-charge your body? For some maybe load up on coffee for plenty of caffeine, maybe a mid day power nap? Or maybe even a weekend away? But these things are simply a temporary fix that passes quickly and the weariness returns, as the faith in Jesus Christ is what gives us the true rest deep within our souls, we just need to come to him, so we than can get the true rest our body needs.

With our daily routines comes frustration and chaos within the world around us as well, When we don’t get what we want, we become frustrated, when our jobs push us to our brink, we then become very weary which brings a whole host of chaos to our lives, when we become so tired from the stress, the chaos and the work from the push, we then will enter into burnout and if we do not handle the burnout correctly, we then will become bitter, have a wide variety of health problems, which then brings us much pain and hurt. Within the fast paced society we forget to truly heal ourselves in mind, body and soul, because we get so caught up in the chaos and our minds get lost within the clouds of our judgments, that we forget to take the time for ourselves, to regain the faith in ourselves and Jesus Christ. When we heal properly and when we get the proper rest we need, then not only can we walk freely of our paths on this journey of life, but we can also walk together with each other, without bringing hatred, chaos or ugliness to all that is around us.

We all will walk our own paths but the journey is the same, throughout this journey there will be many events that will tesgt us, there will be many who may cross our paths that will bring us much pain and hurt, as well as many that will come to us to help us when we need help the most, the problem then becomes we ourselves and when we do not be truthful to ourselves, how then can we be truthful with each other? The bigger picture of this is, not being truthful with ourselves, we then can never be truthful with Jesus Christ, which then becomes the number one reason why, we stop going within the house of God, to not just pray, but to hide deep within ourselves and not acknowledge of who we truly are. When we all come together in unity while being truthful of ourselves, with the faith of ourselves and Jesus Christ, then the love within our hearts will shine at it’s brightest, as all the hatred and ugliness disappears from all around us.

Rest is key for us all and not just resting from the work we put in from our jobs, but the rest that will help us heal from all our troubles, the rest that gives us spiritual healing deep within our soul. Getting out deep within Mother Nature and within her peace and serenity, will help us get the true rest we need, so we can heal within our mind, body and soul, from all that troubles us, so we than can move forward better and stronger. Some may want to vacation in an exotic place, with many others around and become stressed as they try to fit in everything in a short period of time, but thats not true rest, as it does nothing but add to the already tension within us. Step outside, step out deep within the woods of nature, listen to the peace and the sounds of nature, the birds singing their songs, the wind passing through the leaves of the tree, the water slapping against the shoreline, even a woodpecker pecking away at the tree. When you get out within Mother Nature and totally relax, you can feel the stress melt away from your body, kind of like a heavy weight being lifted off of your shoulders, spend a week out there and now you will recieve the proper healing within your mind, body and soul, plus you will also will trust yourself and while this takes place, learn to trust in Jesus Christ once again, as he led you to this special place, so you can truly heal as he wants you to. This is the biggest problem in this fast paced society, we don’t trust as we once did for whatever reason? We then hide deep within ourselves as we think we are protecting ourselves from any or further harm, but as the clouds then over come our judgments, we lose sight of who we truly are as we keep the foot on the gas and speed up further the pace throughout this journey, what do not realize is that while we bury deeper of who we truly are, our trust of each other gets buried as well. So as we move forward throughout this journey, we then hurt deeply each other and never show any love or empathy of each other. All this is on us the people of this society and all this can change if only we the people change our ways moving forward, as we walk our paths through this journey of life.

” Rest for the weary isn’t just falling asleep, it’s the healing of the mind, body and soul”

” The power of mother nature can change everything within it, just simply trust in her and the healing will begin”

The flow through this journey of life

” God so loved the world that he gave his only son so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life”

Jn 3:16

 

Just as the creek flows down off the mountain, we to flow along our paths on this journey through life. The creek will encounter obstacles to overcome on its journey, so do we encounter obstacles as we walk our paths of this journey. The journeys may differ, but the concept is the same, unlike the creek we the people take so much for granted along our path, as one is the true beauty all around us, there is so much beauty, but as we become so engulfed in the ugliness and the hate, we then become someone for who we truly are not and bury deep within who we truly are, as well as our true feelings and emotions.

This journey through life for all of us will have the same beginning as well as the same ending, but what lies in between determines on the path you choose to walk, some paths will have many bumps and pitfalls that will knock you down, which then will be determined by the way you get up from the many falls, some paths may be well-groomed, which then doesn’t prepare you for the pitfalls, but we still have to work hard along our paths in order to make this journey well walked.

The birds singing their many beautiful songs, the vegetation so alive and vibrant, feeling the true heartbeat of this planet Earth, some of the most beautiful things around us. Each one of us sharing our love and empathy that is within us with each other, this is the most precious thing we have, but yet as we get so engulfed with all the ugliness, we lose this as our hearts go so cold. The beauty of Mother Nature is beyond beautiful, it has the power to heal us from our troubles when the daily grind has us in its clutches, escape within Mother Nature and feel the weight of the grind simply melt from your body. When you become engulfed in your routine, doing the same thing day in and day out, escape within Mother Nature and see new things, the type of things you will never see in your daily routine. We all need to escape the grind that is life from time to time, as this is what heals us and helps us become better and stronger, as we walk our paths through this journey of life.

 

” The journey is supposed to flow like the creek down the side of the mountain”

 

” Mother Nature is more beautiful, its power can change us all moving forward throughout this journey of life”

 

” The journey up the mountain can seem like a lot of work, but it is work that soothes us from our daily struggles when we look deeply into all the beauty around us”

 

 

The current of the waves throughout this journey

 

 

 

This journey through life will not only throw you a curve, but it will also pull you into the current, even as you try to fight it to get out of it. When the current gets churned up by the winds above, it creates these waves that have you weave and bob your way forward, yes you can get tired real fast as you work hard at the weaving and the bobbing, through the feelings of being tired it can and will make you want to give up and what we do not know at the time, we become stronger when we keep fighting instead of giving up. When we give in and give up, now we become successive to a whole slew of other issues, which makes this journey even harder than it really needs to be.

There will be many storms that will come to us as we walk our paths through this journey of life, but each storm will pass and we will keep moving forward, sometimes with each storm, we get so caught up within the twisted whirlwinds, that we become lost with no sense of direction, we get so pushed around by the current that we become dazed and confused for the true direction of our path so we then give up and just drift in the direction of the wind, till the winds die down and stop, then we begin to try to find where we are and pick up the pieces, so we can attempt to move forward like we knew what was going on. The storms may overwhelm us as they show their fury, but when we stay true to who we are, we will weather the storm and move forward into the light of the sun and calmer days.

When Jesus came to us and walked his journey here with us, he showed us how to walk through the storm, how to have complete faith in self and in him so we then can move forward stronger, he never showed us nor did it ever come to him to show us how to give up that is totally on us with our actions or maybe in our inactions. Jesus was tempted by Satan to walk with him and leave his father in heaven, but he stayed true to his faith in himself and his father, showing us all, that having true faith will always lead us to the hope to move forward better and stronger, so we will always find the light of the path of righteousness, which then leads us to love, happiness and peace always.

 

” When life has you struggling to stay afloat, paddle harder so you find the calmer waters and smoother water moving forward along the journey”

 

” Never let the rigorous flow decide your fate, work harder and let your destiny be that of happiness, peace and smooth sailing”

 

” The storms will always cross our paths, the storms will always seem overwhelming, but with true faith, there will always be hope to pass through the storm, get through the darkness of the storm, to reach the light of the path of righteousness”

 

 

 

 

A Holy week like no other

The face of Jesus Christ will come to us when we least expect it, also it will take shape in anything for which we look, just like upon this trunk of the tree and complete with the crown of thorns on his head. Jesus came to us and walked this journey here with us, he taught us many things, all while showing his true love for each of us. Jesus was the son of God and the fisher of men, as he led us away from temptation and toward the light of the path of righteousness. There were many things written within the Bible which was the words of Jesus, things that he described would happen through our time within our journey’s, some of these things would bring us into the darkness of Satan, but it would also test us so we then would learn from the error of our ways, to become better and stronger on this journey through life, in order to be able to get to the light, it is the darkness that strengthens us, only we let the fear of the dark cloud our judgments and become lost through the clouds.

The darkness of Satan although it may seem longer then it truly is, really does not seem that long, as the good from the light of Jesus will always be much longer than any darkness that may come to us. With faith, it is the hope that the darkness doesn’t last, so the light will come, bringing us closer to that path of righteousness that Jesus had shown us. ” the fear of the darkness is real and brings pain, but the light will lift the pain ending the fear”. Even Jesus was tempted by the darkness of Satan, but as he stayed true to the faith of his father, the hope kept guiding him toward the light of the path of righteousness.

The darkness is upon us now, it is silent and invisible, it has taken shape as a virus that not only is making us sick but to the weak, it has become a death sentence that will end this journey of life. True it is very sad, but what is even sadder is, the ones who are succumbing to this virus, are dying alone with no one by there side. The best way to get through this is, not only having the true faith in Jesus Christ but having true faith in yourself to fight this fight, keep your immune as healthy as you can, while social distancing from each other, even you yourself may not know if you are a carrier or not? Even though this social distancing part may be hard on us for the ones we hold close, the power of prayer, the power of faith will bring us all the hope we need, so we then can see the true light, that will take us to the path of righteousness, so we all can move forward along our paths of this journey through life, in the peace and happiness, that Jesus wanted for us all when he came and walked this journey here with us.

 

” The journey of Lent is a forty-day journey ending the week of Holy Week, with Good Friday¬† to bring us to the light of goodness for all”

 

” The darkness never lasts as there is always the light to bring us the happiness away from our fears”