Happy New Year???

This quote by little eight year old Martin Richard, who we lost so tragically at the Boston marathon bombings, will forever stand the test of time throughout all the new Year’s, as the best quote ever.

With this being the last week of 2018 and the new 2019 right around the corner, is this really going to be a new year, or just much of the same? Seems like we spend more time on partying in the new year, than doing anything in truly making it a new year. We all take too much for granted of the leader’s we put in place to bring real change to us, when all we need to do is, each and every one of us, with our actions, are the ones that can bring real change around us. Real change starts with us, we first need to get off our fannies, put in the work, instead of partying at every turn, so not just we ourselves can be at peace, but all those around us can be at peace as well.

We all set these resolutions of which we never follow through on? We only never follow through because talk is cheap and actions speak louder. A resolution is meaningless unless you follow through on what you say and not speak, just to heat up the air with hot air from your mouth around you. If you know you are not going to follow through on your resolution, then say nothing and just let your actions say what you really want to say. Resolutions are useless anyways, only because it’s the lazy way out of a conversation, instead of confidently speaking in a conversation and truly making the change you want to make.

Why do we call it a ” New Year”, if we still do all the same things, except the fact that the year itself has changed. Whether it is domestic or abroad, we never really have any real change, we have a lot of hot air talking of change, but the true change we never receive. Some may change the approach of the change, then say they made change, but the same old same old still comes back to us, as the change disappears. True change comes from deep within each of us, we first have to be on the same page and not resist any change, whether it’s from ourselves or another. As we the people look toward our so called leaders for the change, how can they truly bring real change to us, if they themselves can not even see eye to eye, without the bickering and the arguing between each other? If someone comes forth with real change, it gets immediately shot down, cause it didn’t come from they themselves, which in the long run, has us all stay within ourselves, instead of working towards bringing real change to us all, so we than can move forward on our paths, of this journey through life, in the peace and happiness we all so deserve.

Happy New Year is truly each one of us coming together in peace and happiness, while we bring real change to each other, that will help us all be stronger and better than the year prior. Happy New Year is not about just changing a year, then we all continue all the hatred and ugliness of each other. We all may think that real change starts at the top? On the contrary…….. It starts with each one of us, whether your on the top, the bottom or the middle, working together in harmony and helping to bring real change to us all, moving forward throughout this journey of life.

We can still celebrate the coming of a new year, but there is a big difference between a celebration and just partying in the new year. You celebrate cause you are working at the true change, to bring into the new year and share with all around you. You party in the new year, only to wake up not feeling good or remembering anything of the night before. Somewhere in the translation of Happy New Year, we have lost the true message of bringing real change around us, which is why we have to look back, not to dwell in the past, but to see where we went wrong, fix what we need to fix, so we than can move forward along our paths of this journey through life, better and stronger, as the proper and real change comes to us and we all can be at, the true peace and happiness always.

” Happy New Year is not just the changing of a few numbers on the calendar, it is the bringing of true change to us all always”

” A true Happy new Year should bring us all peace and happiness always”

” ” No more hurting people peace” this should be more than a quote and help us all bring real change to each other”

” A celebration is happy and peaceful, as a party is something a lot of times we do not remember”

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The Kingdom of all Kingdoms

” Jesus answered, ” My kingdom does not belong to this world, if my kingdom did belong to this world, my Attendants would be fighting to keep me from being handed over to the Jews, but as it is, my kingdom is not here.” 

                                                                             *** Jn 18:36 *** 

                  The Kingdom of God is truly the highest and most rewarding for each of us as we walk our paths through this journey of life. When Jesus died on the cross for each of us, was buried and ” Rose” again for all, so we can renew our faith in him and his father, he rose to the one true kingdom of his father, where there is nothing but peace and happiness for all. Now as we all walk through this journey of life, we think from our arrogance that, this is the kingdom of God and why would he let all this hatred and ugliness within his kingdom? Simply because this is not the true kingdom, it is only a journey, with many twists and turns, that gets us ready for the day of the judgment, that then brings us to the true kingdom of God, so we than can have all the peace and happiness, that is within our hearts, souls and dreams. 

                    This journey through life we all walk here on Earth is not perfect, it will bring us much pain, hurt, sadness, as well as happiness, not too mention it will try to control of who we truly are, but as we walk through this journey, it will test us, it will see just how strong or weak we are and as we walk this journey, it is our actions that will help us in achieving the judgment to enter within the one true Kingdom……….. The Kingdom of God, the father of our savior Jesus Christ. 

                    For those that have ventured out within Mother nature and really seen the true beauty, like what is within this picture, you will truly see that, there is so much more to this journey through life, than just what we see on our daily nine to fives? We were created to explore, we were not created just to sit still and criticize each other. It is we the people that are totally responsible for all the hatred and ugliness around us today and unless we get out of the denial, that has a grip so tightly on us today, we will never escape the ugliness and hatred, which will leave us on a journey of negativity, instead of a journey of love, peace and happiness, it is our actions that determine our fate along this journey and if we do nothing, then the hate and ugliness will forever surround us, with no light at the end of the journey, which is the true light of the path of righteousness, that leads us out of the temptation  of this journey and into the true kingdom of God, as we all have eternal life within peace and happiness. 

                      With our actions it will help us keep the faith in Jesus Christ, which then will help us keep the faith of ourselves, so we than can always have hope, to be better and stronger, as we achieve all that we want to achieve, without having any ugliness or hatred slow us down along our path of this journey. I get the fact we all want to reach a high level of achievement, but at what cost do we want that achievement? not everybody can be at the top of this journey, but yet we ourselves and our arrogance, will have us think we are better than those around us and that should have us above all else? We are not better than each other, we are only unique to each other and unless we escape the grips of the denial, we will never end all the ugliness and hatred that surrounds us now. 

                         The true Kingdom of God is a special place, that surrounds you with real love, peace and happiness. Some of us today may think that our chances of entering into this Kingdom upon judgment day, will never happen? On the contrary, Jesus always forgives and even when we think there is no hope for us? Jesus will forgive us and when we except Jesus within our hearts and forgive ourselves of all our wrongs, that is when the power of God and his son Jesus are the strongest, as they truly forgive us, so we than can right the ship and walk this journey better and stronger moving forward. 

                            The spot in this picture is truly peaceful and will totally relax you as you sit and enjoy the peace, with all the daily stress simply melting away and the drooping of your shoulders from the weight of the stress, making your posture much better as your shoulders go back to where they originally were. Love, peace and happiness are the three keys to a successful journey, leading into the true kingdom of God and with all three of these keys, plus the complete faith in Jesus Christ as well as ourselves, now your on the true path of righteousness, which totally at judgment day, helps us enter into the true Kingdom of God. 

” Judgment day is that day we all reach along this journey, when the journey comes to an end” 

” The kingdom of all kingdoms, is the one we meet Jesus at the gates upon judgment day at the end of the journey” 

” Love, peace and happiness are the keys for true faith in Jesus and ourselves, so we all can have the hope in reaching the path of righteousness” 

” There are plenty of spots within peace like in this picture, we just have to get out and explore to find the true peace and serenity” 

The gates within the fires in Hell to the eternal salvation of peace within Heaven

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” There is no one who performs a mighty deed in my name who can at the same time speak ill of me”

*** Mk 9:39b***

 

We all walk through this journey of life, the same journey that Jesus walked, when he came to us. Jesus showed us of just how to walk this journey in peace and love, all the ugliness and hatred comes from we the people getting away from our weekly Sunday gatherings, within the walls of the house of God. Without the chance to speak quietly with God, in a setting of peace and joy, it then opens us up to the temptation of the fires of hell, which within this Society and all the ugliness and hatred that surrounds us now, simply proves further that, there are many that have given into that temptation, instead of truly accepting the peace and love of God within us.

Now you don’t always have to enter the house of God and many of us have found other ways to chat with God in their own ways, seeking not only his advice, but to keep the feeling of God’s love alive and strong deep within their hearts and souls. As when we do enter the house of God, we do so with respect, just as though we expect others to enter within our homes showing respect as well. The weekly gathering within the house of God, is us going to church, to not just attend a mass, but take part in the Lord’s prayer, the Lords feast and excepting the blood and body, of his son Jesus Christ, within ourselves, to love and share with all those around us.

It is so easy to simply blend in and get caught up within all the ugliness and hatred around us, the hard part is to except and truly feel the love of God within us, only because we in this society don’t want to be labeled or looked at as, different or a freak, because we then let everything around us affect us in a negative way, staying positive in this ugly society may seem hard, but it is a lot easier than we let on to, The biggest thing attending a mass within the house of God gives us is, keeping the faith in God alive within our souls, so we than can keep alive all hope, as we walk our paths through this journey of life.

Going to mass each week gives us a chance to get back touch with who we truly are, the love, faith and hope, not too mention the accepting of the blood and body of Jesus Christ deep within our hearts and souls. When you receive the body of Christ at communion, you don’t just chew it and swallow it, you let it melt in your mouth, as it then gets absorbed deep into your heart and soul, which then journey’s deeply within your whole being.

When we are all born within this society, we become baptized within the house of God, later we then make our first communions within God’s house, then still later we make our confirmations also within God’s house, we allow so much to happen to us within the walls of the house of God, but yet we still walk away from the house and for some, never to return? The house of God is everything of who we truly are, all the other crap only comes to take us away from who we are and forces us to become someone for who we truly are not.

The house of God keeps us in control of who we truly are, as we strive for the eternal peace, the faith and the love, so we then can always have hope in all we do, as we get to the true path of righteousness within this journey, which then will help us keep the fires of hell and the temptation to succumb to all the ugliness that may try to over come us, throughout this journey of life.

 

” The house of God is so much of who we truly are, but yet we walk away from it like it never existed”

” The house of God brings us love and peace, as the fires of hell brings us temptation and ugliness full of hate and chaos”

” Jesus died on the cross for the salvation of us all, but yet we repay him with the walking away from the house of his father”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Working hard and moving up

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” The best things in life are free, the air we breathe, the stars at night, the wonder of Human love, but the greatest gift of all is our salvation, purchased for us by Jesus Christ………….. Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift”

2 Corinthians 9:15

 

Within today’s society of fast pace and full of technology that has made life easy for us all, we have also become lazy with our work ethnic, where we want the world to cater to us, but we do not want to work for what we want? Just like when we take a trek up a mountain, there comes work to get to our destination of the summit at the top of the mountain, yes you have to climb up hill and a lot of the up hills are very steep, as you climb quickly in elevation to get to the summit. Now to achieve the reward of the beauty and the great scenery at the summit, you first have to put in the work of climbing up a trail for which you trek.

Now I am not saying that all of us have lost that hard work ethnic that has made this country great, just that it is becoming instinct and needs to be fixed before it becomes lost for ever.  A good work ethnic is one that, when you start a job within a company, you are not afraid or not ashamed to start at the ground floor and work hard while you climb the ladder of success within that company, as you climb the ladder within that company, also comes the great rewards of pay raises, that simply shows you that, you are somebody of which others do notice your hard work ethnic within the job you do, not too mention of what it does to your spiritual being deep within your soul. This spiritual being is part of our DNA, our make up of who we truly are, this is what makes our self esteem grow, as we then feel good of ourselves, moving forward along the path we chose, through this journey of life.

We all want the toys of life, the material things for which we consume along this journey, but being lazy and not working a job, because we simply don’t like the job, will never have us achieve any success, so we than can buy whatever material item we wish to buy. Bouncing around from job to job, is no way to develop a good strong work ethnic, never mind of not only building a great foundation in your work life.

With a great work life and the starting on the ground floor of your life, is what completes us as a Human Being, we respect all the things around us more as we grow into this world, that little child within us grows better and stronger as well, which then has us on the exterior growing with a strong self esteem. Never think of your job as “work”, only work hard at what you do, so you than can move up the rungs of the ladder known as success, as you not only feel great inside, but it shows on the outside with your true actions, of who you truly are.

Starting out on the ground floor of life, or within our jobs is not a bad thing, nor should it be frowned upon, as it only builds strength, character and helps us grow inside and out, with that little child that is within us all, growing stronger and healthy year after year, as we walk this journey through life. In this country we have what we call the ” American Dream”? This is nothing more than all of us working very hard to achieve great success and when we achieve this great success, we then not only build a strong foundation and grow strong roots, we then accumulate the material things within this society. now sometimes with success we forget of who we truly are? we forget of that little child deep within our souls, which not only leads us to a little child with no true direction,  it will also lead us into a lifestyle of negativity, weakness and laziness, which then makes us vulnerable to all the ugliness we see around us today. With strength come happiness and with happiness comes peace for us all, as we walk our paths through this journey of life.

 

” With strength comes happiness and with happiness comes peace”

” We all want great success along this journey, we also have to work hard to achieve this peace and happiness”

” Work ethnic is within each of us, just that some have refused to unleash the hard work part of the ethnic”

” Work ethnic helps us grow stronger while we greatly respect all that is around us”

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Beauty of the Trail

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All trails are unique to each other, each trail tells a story if you look deeply into them and when you truly listen to them, then you shall see the true beauty of the trail. Some may hike a trail to the summit of the mountain, just to reach the summit, take a ” Selfie” on the summit, then post to their social media platforms, showing others of their hike. This is fine, but………. But your missing the big picture and not truly listening to what the trail is saying to you.

The mountain trails have a lot to say if you really listen to them as you trek along the trails of the mountains. From the mountain streams you cross, to all the different plant life and the animals all around you, some of what you may never see  along the normal 9 to 5 of the usual path through the journey of life. We become so fast paced within our regular daily events, that we never take the time to actually look deeply into what we see, just as a long the trail of the mountains, when we just hike too post to our social media platforms, we totally miss out on all the true beauty that is around us along the trail.

Some may not have the desire to hike a mountain, or may look at it as too much work to climb to the summit? That is fine there are plenty of Nature trails that are easier and still offer you the chance to get outdoors, to truly enjoy ” The beauty of the trail”. Some of the mountain trails can and will show you of just how out of shape you are, these trails will totally test your physical ability, as well as your mental structure, but the reward of the beautiful view at the summit, will have you in awe of the trail you just hiked, plus when you truly looked deeply at all that was around you as you hiked the trail, now you can totally feel the peace and serenity that is within you, with a huge feeling of accomplishment.

The beauty of the trail will captivate you, when you truly listen to what the trail is saying to you, it will have you think less of the work of reaching the summit and think more of taking in the true beauty all around you. The problem within this Society, especially within the big cities, is that we never take the time to enjoy anything around us, let alone………….taking in the true beauty of all that is around us. We get so caught up in all the hatred and ugliness of today, that we then forget of who we truly are, we forget there is more to this journey of life than what we see everyday, it is also true that we get so consumed within the everyday life, that we then become someone we are not, whether of our own doing, or of the doing from someone around us? Which then we either become a Victim or help create other Victims of today and through all this we objectify others around us, instead of looking deeply into them, to see that………..yes we are are equal to each other, just unique in our own way. The true empathy and love is within us all deep within our souls, just that we bury it so deep within, that we can not truly feel it as we should, so we than can spread it among each other, as we walk our paths of this journey through life.

The beauty of the trail can and will have us look deeper into what is around us, not just too see the beauty on the trail, but to see all the beauty around us, whether we are on the trail, or walking our paths of this journey. The beauty of the trail is magical and can transform you into, being true to who you are, while you look deeply into all that is around you, while it brings you closer to reality, instead of further away from reality, as walking the streets of society will do. We all walk a path through this journey of life, let’s do it correctly so we than can experience true peace and happiness always.

 

” The beauty of the trail is magical and can transform you back to being of truly who you are”

” Just as we are unique to each other, so are the mountain trails, full of true beauty always”

” The mountain trail are alive and will talk to you if you look deeply into all that is around them”

” Life within the society can change you into being someone you truly are not, as life on the trail will bring you back to being who you truly are”

 

 

 

 

 

With the right focus, comes true perspective

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Perspective and focus go hand in hand, one without the other will have you walk aimlessly throughout this journey of life, without being able to truly find your true purpose of this journey. Just as in this picture, when you focus on one thing, the rest become cloudy and out of focus, when you focus on what’s down the road, then what’s in the foreground becomes cloudy and out of focus and vice versa. As much as we would like to have it all, you clearly can not, we can achieve many things throughout this journey, but to have it all now and right before us at this time, will just never happen all at once. Everything in moderation, so we can set the proper goals for ourselves, then as we achieve these goals, we than can move forward, not just onto the next goal, but move forward full of confidence, that helps us feel good deep within our souls for a journey well walked.

To have a clear perspective and be in focus as we walk this journey through life, is kind of like walking on a balance beam, where there is this narrow beam that you need to walk across, while you not only put one foot in front of the other, but you focus on what is in front of you, so you don’t fall off the beam. When your perspective doesn’t match up to your focus, now there is a whole host of issues that can come from that, which then forces you to become out of focus for what you need, as you trip and fall over your own feet, trying to put them one step at a time in front of you. Being out of focus and losing perspective of what is important to you, not only will have you walking through the clouds of your judgments, but will also have you become someone for who you truly are not, then you can lose sight of the true journey of the path you walk, throughout this thing called life.

When taking a picture with a camera, there is a process to follow before you actually snap the button to take the picture. You want to make sure that everything is in focus, so the perspective of the picture comes out as crystal clear as you can make it. The theory is so much the same as we walk our paths through this journey of life. It is not just the putting the one foot in front of the other, you first have to focus on where your putting that foot to take the step and each step moving forward, so we then don’t trip and fall disrupting us from walking further. It is totally okay to stop from time to time, so you can look further down the path of your perspective, so you than can keep in focus of what is right in front of you, you don’t need to rush as there is no time limit along this journey of life, simply because if you walk your path out of focus, then you will miss a lot of great stuff, that can make you better and stronger moving forward.

When you don’t take the time to focus as you walk your path of this journey, you will never find the true perspective of the journey. Within this Society and especially within all the big cities, there are so many walking aimlessly, that they clearly are out of focus within the path that they walk. The big cities are so fast paced it makes it very difficult to truly look deeply into what you see, as those that live out of the cities in a more relaxed setting, actually can see more clearly along their path, that is simply because they take the time to focus on what is in front of them as they take each step, which then gives them a better perspective of this journey through life. This journey is really not that difficult when you do it correctly, stay in focus of where you are going, so then the perspective of the journey will help you become better and stronger as you walk your path. Now I get the fact that some of our issues that come to us, are out of our control and are forced on to us from another, but when we stay in focus and keep the perspective of what is in front of us, then we can fix what we need to fix, to move forward along the journey and not move backwards, out of focus with no perspective. With good focus and keeping perspective along our paths of this journey, we now can walk with confidence, as peace and happiness surround us with each step, of a journey well walked.

 

” Focused and perspective go hand in hand, when you lose perspective you then become out of focus moving forward”

” Having good balance not just in sports but in life, will, help keep your perspective and focus to keep moving forward”

” We all need to take better pictures to keep us in focus of the perspective moving forward to be better and stronger in all we do”

” Taking the time to look deeply into what you see, will help greatly putting one foot in front of the other, to have good focus with a perspective moving forward throughout the journey”

 

 

 

 

 

 

As we walk through the valley of life in the shadow of Death………….

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“Yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? For you are a mist that appears for a little time and then vanishes.”

James 4:14 ESV

 

We all walk a path through this journey of life, just that no one truly knows of just how long the journey will take us, as  we all walk in our own direction on the path. We will all walk the best way that we know, or do we really know what is best? We of this Society seem to think that our own Individual way is the best way, but yet we have all this hatred, ugliness and crap that surrounds us today, so how do we truly know of the truest way, to walk the path of our choosing, through this journey of life.

The band Kansas has a great song called ” Dust in the wind”, If you truly sit and listen to the words deeply, this is of we the people walking our paths. We are all just dust in the wind of life, we are born into this world no matter of who you are? We live our lives the best that we know how, til that infinite day that we then become like the dust in the wind, of which this journey then ends, leaving us to walk the path of our choosing no more. So the question then lingers, why do we bring so much unwanted crap to each other, if we truly do not know of how long we will be walking this journey of life?

To some they are lucky enough to be walking this journey for a very long time, while for others, their journey gets cut short for whatever reason? Some may get struck by a terrible accident, some may get a terrible disease where there is no way out of it, some…………. For some strange reason have their lives cut short, even if they do it right and they are completely healthy? While most of the so called chosen ones get to walk this journey for a very long time? There is no rhyme or reason to all this, for the only one that truly knows is God with his son Jesus, for which the rest of us may find the true answer at judgment day, when we meet Jesus at the gates of Heaven.

Just as this quote says, we do not truly know what tomorrow will bring, for each day we wake is a new day, with a different trek along the journey, especially if that trek brings us deep pain and hurt, which has us dread each day that we wake. The pain and hurt could be a  wide range of things? Maybe it consists of deep physical pain from injuries that have hurt us? Maybe the pain could be a deep psychological mental pain that becomes deep within our hearts and souls? We all go through these types of pain and hurt at some point along the journey, but if we don’t look deeply into what pains us so, for us to truly fix the pains of this journey and not bring the pains in a complaining way to the rest who walk a journey, then just maybe we can end all the hatred and ugliness around us, so we all can walk our paths of this journey in the peace and happiness, that God had envisioned, when he created us all for this journey of life.

What is your life? Sounds like a game show theme I know, but really how truthfully can we all answer that question? There is so much change that surrounds us all throughout our paths of this journey, that for some they may never have a truthful answer to that question. For the ones who think you have the answer to this question, stop…………. Really look deeply into the life that you created along this journey, did you actually walk this journey as Jesus taught us, when he came and walked his journey here with us? Was your journey truly 100% out of the love and empathy deep within your soul, for yourself and those around you? You may have walked a good journey to the best of your knowledge, but was the journey truly great from the start to the finish of the journey walked? The only way we will truly know is at judgment day, when we meet Jesus at the gates of Heaven.

As the mist of the rain disappears for the sunshine and clear skies,  so do we as we walk our paths of this journey through life, into the sunset of the journey. We have all heard the term of, ” live life to the fullest”? What exactly does this mean? We all have our own meaning for this along our own paths, but do we truly live our lives to the fullest? Living life to the fullest is not about having all the money, it’s not about having more material things than those around you, it is all about living your life faithfully and believing totally in yourself, plus having complete faith and belief in Jesus Christ, while you not only feel deeply his love within you, but you share that love with who is around you along this journey, so we than can truly walk our paths of this journey, in the peace and happiness we all so deserve. We truly do not need all we have today and Jesus proved that to us along his journey, as he walked his path with just the clothes on his back, with the total faith and belief in his father, our God, who provided him with what he needed to walk a successful journey. Within today’s Society we get so caught up within, it is very easy to get off track, lose sight of the true journey, lose the true faith and belief in not only ourselves, but in Jesus Christ as well. When we are off the true track of life, our thoughts then become lost in the clouds of our judgments, which then has us wander aimlessly, instead of walking with confidence along our paths of this journey. It is never too late to get back on track of the journey and Jesus will always forgive us for whatever we have done, but the ultimate forgiveness, is the forgiveness of ourselves, so we than can truly get back on track to walk our paths of this journey, within the peace and happiness we all so truly strive for everyday of our lives.

 

” Forgiveness of ourselves is the true key of happiness throughout this journey, to reach the true peace of a journey well walked”

” Dust in the wind……… A great way to explain this journey, as we are the dust that gets blown around the lives we walk”

” We all have love and empathy deep within us, we just have to truly feel it, so we than can share it with each other”

” the journey could be long, it could be short, we may only find the true answer as we meet Jesus at judgment day within the gates of Heaven”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The view from the Summit

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Hiking up a mountain is more than just going out for a jaunt, or some exercise, you don’t see a mountain and climb it just because it is there, you hike a mountain to look deeply in what you see, you hike a mountain to reach the summit of the mountain, so you can look out deeply into the horizon and truly see all the beauty all around you, while you sit and enjoy the peace and the serenity from all the true beauty.

Hiking up a mountain is a whole lot more than exercise, it is therapy for the soul. Sometimes you start out on a hike with some extra baggage, then just the pack on your back,  that extra baggage comes from the society for which we live. After a while our judgments get clouded, we become bothered by every little thing, our minds get filled with negativity and the positivity then disappears from the limelight. When you are hiking it is you, the trail and Mother nature which gives you a chance to escape and actually think of, what your next move will be. In this day of Social Media, some may hike just to brag on their social platforms, or maybe brag to others that they reached the summit of a certain mountain, they are not using what real hiking does for your soul properly, as when they come back from the summit, they feel even more clouded after, than before they even started the hike.

True hiking is the enjoyment of the hike, being on a trail and seeing things you normally would never see in your everyday life. The journey of climbing up a trail, to be as high as you can be, above the line of the tree tops, looking out into the horizon and really looking deeply into what you see, being one with yourself and Mother Nature, while you clear the clouds of your judgments, to think more clearly and to let the big weight of a society, melt away into the deep blue horizon. To hike properly along a trail and to the summit of a mountain, is to unwind, so you than can be truly of who you are and not the person that Society thinks you are, yes hiking is a free kind of therapy, that soothes your heart and soul, so you can move forward along your path of this journey through life, in peace and happiness always.

Hiking will bring change to you as you walk the trail of the mountain, whether it’s in the form of your surroundings, or it’s within you yourself with your attitude at the start of the hike, because at the beginning of the hike, you are filled with hatred and ugliness from a broken society, you are filled with negativity from the ugly society, then as you hike further, you can actually feel the negativity and the hatred, melt away and leave your body, making you feel much lighter as you move forward along the trail. The change that happens along the trail is within you and on the trail of the mountain, it not only helps you see the beauty in all that is around you, it helps beautify the soul deep within you, leaving you with good thoughts, more positivity than negativity and helps you stay true to who you are, without hiding in the plain sight of a society, because you are being someone you truly are not. Some of the trails you hike can be a lot of work, but when you hike properly up the mountain, it doesn’t feel like work, as you enjoy the hike and all the true beauty all around you, then when you reach the summit, you actually feel the peace and serenity deep within your heart and soul.

 

” Reaching the summit of any mountain is more than just bragging  on your social platform, it is therapy for the soul and us being of who we truly are”

” Check your negative baggage in the car as there is no room on the trail of the mountain you are hiking”

” Hiking is full of change all around you, even within you as you hike along the trail”

” To move forward along the hike, helps you move forward in society within the peace and joy around you”

” Sometimes we get so cluttered with the negative thoughts around us, that we then need a good hike within nature, to unclog ourselves from a broken society”

 

 

 

The Mountains are calling……….

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To those who have never trekked upon any mountain, let alone mountains that stand tall before them. When climbing any mountain you first have to be prepared for any weather changes that mat occur, then there is the terrain whether rocky, muddy, degree of steepness, or fallen trees in your way, you need a good pair of hiking boots, as they will provide support, as well as give a good grip for all the different terrain you may encounter. Hiking up mountains like in this picture, isn’t just slapping on a pair of sneakers and running up a trail, you first have to study the trail on a map so you don’t get lost along the trail, what would happen if the markers of the trail are not there, as they may have been knocked down during a storm or for whatever reason? You need an idea of how to navigate on the trail and a compass in the pack is a good tool for all Hikers.

We may hike any mountain simply because it is there? But for some we hike that mountain, to look deeply into what we see. Mountains have a way about them, that changes us as we trek to their summits. We start along the trail with one mind set or attitude about us, but as the trail dictates to us, we then change our demeanor, change the way we think of the mountain, look deeply into what we see, so we than can see all the true beauty of the mountain. There are no two mountains alike, each mountain is unique just as we are unique to each other and each mountain has a tale to tell, we just have to look deeply into what we see and not just climb the mountain because it is there.

The tale of the mountain begins at the beginning of the trail, with the different plant life, the different animals you may encounter, as they call the mountain their home, then along the trail and as it to changes from under our feet with the degree of steepness or maybe the width, with a good drop right next too us. plus as we get closer to the summit, now everything still changes, especially how all the trees are getting smaller as we climb. The vegetation OH!!! so delicate, becomes very different and if you step off the trail and kill, the vegetation it now dies and takes hundreds of years to grow back. Now as you reach the final push to the summit, you find the rest of the trek all rock with the trees as big as a small plant, you are now above tree line, leaving you susceptible to all the weather that the mountain endures, not too mention, you are out in the wide open with no cover to seek.  The mountain has many tales as you trek up it’s trails, with your feet feeling the heartbeat of the mountain with each step. In some ways the journey to the summit of the mountain, is similar to the journey of life, you walk a trail within both, you endure many changes along the trails, when you don’t respect the trail like life, now you have some crap to get through, but when you walk the trail in life the right way, it will reward you greatly, just like the reaching the summit of the mountain, with the great views, that wait for you to enjoy the peace and happiness, of a trail well blazed.

 

” The mountain is calling, you simply just look deeply into what you see, to truly understand what the mountain is telling”

” Hiking up a mountain is more than just physical exercise, it is true exercise for the mind, body and soul as well”

” Mountains will have an effect on all who trek them, that’s why there are many changes along the trail of the mountain”

” There are many rewards that come to us along this journey of life, but the reward of reaching the summit of any mountain, will take your breathe away with it’s beauty”

 

 

 

 

 

 

God Bless America this 4th of July

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This statue of lady Liberty was a gift from France to the United States, but really how many of the younger generation know of this? Seems like within this Society and with the younger generation, all they want to do is change everything of what made this country great, I get that the past is the past and you can not change what happened in the past, but in order to move forward better and stronger, you need to look back in the past, see what we did wrong, so we than can fix what needs to be fixed to move forward in the future, better and stronger.

 

” You can not dwell in the past,  but you can glance back to move forward better stronger:

 

Oh! Lady Liberty how big and beautiful you look, as you watch over this land called the United States of America, you look so majestic and smart as you stand guard over this great land. The Statue of Liberty stands a top the Island of Ellis, just off the main land of New York. Those that want to become a ” Legal” immigrant of this great country, will take a short ride on a boat, so they not just see how powerful our Lady Liberty is, but to stand before her as they get sworn into being a Citizen of this great land…………. The very foundation of this great country was built by the hands of Immigrants as well as natural born Citizens, BUT!!! When you sneak into this country and steal everything away from the real Citizens, who have worked very hard for themselves and those around them on this great land, now you are labeled with the word ” Illegal” , which is a nice way of saying you are doing something wrong and need to be punished for your wrong doings. True there may be some who will not acknowledge the word ” Illegal”, and just might call others a “Racist”, simply because they speak the truth, well these are the types of people that just don’t get it and have lost all sense of reality, then force their beliefs and misconceptions on the rest of us.

We need to stop acting like little children fighting and bickering because we can’t get our own way, we need to get back to being a responsible Adult, who respects everything and everybody around them, so we all can then walk our paths of this journey, in the peace and happiness we all so deserve. The way we are acting toward each other now is not of how, those of America’s past acted as they built the foundation of this great country, they would be rolling in their graves if they knew of all the crap and ugliness we are bringing to each other now, America was not built on stupidity as we are doing now, it was built on smarts and a lot of hard work, like the roll up your sleeves and get to work, type of hard work, it’s time to look back within history, so we can fix what we need to fix, then move forward better and stronger with each step of this journey.

So instead of just being a weekend warrior this 4th of July, or simply just showing up at a party for food and drinks and then watching fireworks at night, let’s remember first of the what the 4th truly means? Which is America’s birthday, just as each of us have a birthday, then let’s remember those who fought the good fight, so we than can celebrate with our cookouts, celebrate as we become a weekend warrior, or even celebrate as the fireworks light up the night sky, because those that fought the good fight, did so as we are now Free to do what and as we want to do. It is hard to see the true meaning of anything, when all we are doing is, fighting and bickering at each other and really over nothing, because we are just spitting words, instead of actually saying words, so let’s show more of our love and empathy that is deep within us all. then we all can be at peace, while we walk our paths of this journey in happiness always.

 

” America the beautiful is for all who walk their paths correctly without using the word of ” Illegal””

” The past will always be behind us, but it will always be there to keep us moving forward better and stronger”

” America will always be of Freedom, life, liberty and growth, it will never be of being illegal at anything within this great country”