Take the time to stop and listen

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time………… No one takes the time for anything anymore, everything is rush and I want it now. Family dinners? Nope a thing of the past now, as people don’t take the time to sit and eat anymore, well okay they are sitting at the drive-thru in their cars at the local burger joint. Family dinners had a whole different meaning back in the day, it was time for the family to bond and come together, to help build that strong foundation moving forward, it’s the family bond that gives you the strength and confidence to enter into a society of many and be successful. You always had family to lean on when things got a bit rough, they guided you, they gave good advice and always gave their unconditional love without blinking an eye. The family never judged and always supported no matter the circumstance, without family our paths through this journey of life, would be a lot rougher to walk, with a lot more scrapes and bruises, giving us more pain and hurt.

The only time you see a family sitting together for their dinner is on the television show Blue Bloods, I love that show and I love the family dinners.  In this society of broken homes and broken families, it is sad that the family dinners are a thing of the past, simply because it is these dinners, that bring us together instead of dividing us. As much as these so-called Politicians point the fingers at each other and say that the other is dividing us, it is the fast-paced society, the no more family dinners, and the broken homes that are dividing us greatly today. The problems of this society belong totally on each one of us, we are the problem and we are the solution to fixing the divide in this society and all we need to do is, stop, take the time and listen to everything that is around us.

Our forefathers are turning in their graves at the way we are screwing up this society, they worked hard setting things up and writing of the Declaration of Independence, so we of today could have it easier, instead we would rather get rid of the things in the past, simply because we would rather have our five minutes of fame, instead of doing it correctly.  I would hate to grow up in the household of some of these Politicians, as the pressure would be unbearable, there would be no proper discussions, simply because they would always end in an argument, just watch the Democratic debates and they will show you nothing but arguments and the attacking of one another. Don’t know about you but our current President is more Presidential than any one of these knuckleheads.

Time is precious but yet no one takes the time anymore, we are all so much in a hurry, that we don’t even know why we are hurrying? We get into our vehicles and want to do a hundred instead of doing the speed limit, while we are speeding down the roads, we then proceed to chat or text on our devices, then wonder why we are off the road in an accident? Everything needs to be done now and nobody has the patience to take their time and do it correctly. While we are always in a rush, we all have forgotten to hold ourselves accountable for our actions, we take no responsibility for anything anymore and always point the finger of blame, even when we are the ones to blame. All these issues simply stem from the no more family dinners anymore, so not only to bond with those closest to us but build that strong foundation as we enter into a society of many, you think those in society that we do not truly know, really care for what we do? They could care less and would think nothing but to step all over you when you fall, as all this goes back to the no family dinners, for any of us to truly chat and have a good conversation, to not just chat, but too truly communicate properly with all those around you. We all walk a path through this journey of life and unless we do it correctly, the journey will be rough on us all, with no peace and happiness so we can simply stop, take the time and truly listen to all that is around us.

 

” When you take the time to listen and learn all that is around, you will notice things you normally would not notice”

” Family dinners are the key to all our happiness as we walk through this journey of life”

” Family is the strong bond that builds a strong foundation, so we can achieve all we can and be truly successful”

” Arguments don’t solve a thing, as a good discussion will help us all communicate better with each other”

 

 

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Always look at everything, before you pass judgment moving forward.

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There is a lot more to this journey through life for instance, take this picture now you may see a body of water surrounded by a bunch of plant life, now really what is in this picture? Unless you go out and explore and learn of what you are exploring, you will never know what this picture truly is. Within this picture was once a very vibrant industry in the past history of America, just that now it is all grown in with plant life and hiding within plain sight. Back in the time of the 1800’s, this body of water was a slate quarry within the heart of the green mountains in Vermont, yes you can now guess what is hidden deep within the water, but is there anything else hidden not just within this picture, but hidden deep within the water? You never know what is in front of you, you never know what is hidden in plain sight, which makes it that much more important to, not judge anything or anyone, before you truly know of what it is you are looking at.

Within this society and especially within the two political parties within the United States of America, they are way too quick to judge all that is around them and they never look at what is right in front of them, but they will quickly call anybody a ” Racist” that goes against them or, simply do not see what they are looking at. The Republicans are no angels by any stretch, but the Democratic party are so far in denial, they have lost all sense of reality and can not see clearly, through the clouds of their judgments. Anybody that has common sense can see that the far left Liberal Democrats and all that they control, are a total mess and needs to be cleaned up, there are area’s within this country that the Democrats have control of, that some are being forced to become homeless and live in conditions, that quite simply, a Human should never live within, all because these Individuals are looking out for themselves and could care less of the ones within their territory. These far left liberals think they know what is best for the rest of us, but do they really? They all have their agendas and within their agendas, has nothing to do with anybody within the district they control.

You want to talk of agendas? the agendas of the far left liberal media needs to change in the worst way, they will do anything to spread even more drama among us. They will report on stories that do nothing but keep the drama, corruption, the ugliness and the hatred front and center in front of us all, if a story does not include drama and is a very good emotional story, the chances of the media reporting on it are slim to none and slim just left the building, they would rather keep to the ” fake news” narrative, which keeps the money rolling into their pockets, so they can all live their plush exotic lifestyles, you think they care for the rest of us? If you think they do, then you as well are living within a dream world and can not see clearly through the clouds of your judgments.

The far left liberal Democrats and the far left liberal media are working together to keep their agendas front and center among us, the time is now for us all to see right through their agendas, stop paying for the publications and stop giving them any time or, just simply ignoring their ideologies and giving our attentions, to ideologies that actually make sense and can actually work for the benefit of us all, so we can move forward on our paths of this journey through life, better and stronger, while we all live in the peace and happiness we all so deserve.

 

” Always look deeply into what you see, so the clouds within your judgments are clear seeing all the beauty in front of you”

” We all want power and control of everything, but you first need the power and control within, before you step outside the box of reality”

” Two political parties when working together are what is best for us all, but when they bang heads and let the power of denial take control, leads to all the corruption and ugliness we see around us today”

” Socialism never works, just look around you in the present day and look deep within the history of the world, to see more clearly on what it leads to”

 

 

A Society of zero Accountability equals a Society down a slippery slope……..

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Accountability first and for most starts with each one of us holding ourselves accountable for our own actions, before we can even think of holding each other accountable. Right now within this society there is way too much finger pointing and not enough holding ourselves accountable for our own actions. Yes it is very true that because we are Human, we do make mistakes from time to time, but when we do not hold ourselves accountable for those mistakes, then the mistakes get bigger, instead of correcting them and keeping them at a minimum. When we do not own up to our mistakes and point the finger towards another, then the mistakes will compound, not only turning them into something bigger than they have to be, but then the pain from the mistakes will hurt us all deeply, which then keeps us from the solution of being held accountable for our actions and keeping the pain from truly hurting us very deeply.

This picture was once a very vibrant slate quarry, that produced a huge amount of slate, back within the 1800’s, now I get the fact that there is always change that will come into our lives, but when change comes to an industry so vibrant for some other that just may not fill the void, then why change that? Now this quarry is sitting dormant for all these years, with all the fresh growth of Mother Nature all around it, covering what was once open and full of life. Just maybe there are a lot of hidden truths hidden deep within all the fresh growths, just maybe that they to back then went through their non accountability days and now look at what has happened? It seems funny that we all think we have the solutions for everything, but yet look at all the ugliness, the hatred and the crap that is all around us everyday, with none of us truly taking any accountability for our own actions.

There are some who are making it their mission to strip us of all the past, but seriously you need to look back at what was, in order to move forward better and stronger, you learn from your mistakes to be better, well the same goes from one society to another and when you learn from the mistakes of an earlier society, than just maybe a lot of this ugliness and hatred will go away? We the people of this society are the biggest problem within this society and when we do not hold ourselves accountable for our own actions, it then snowballs to the rest of us within this society and becomes bigger than it has to be.

You than have some that will take it upon themselves to control everything around them and will do anything for that control. They do things to others they know is wrong, but will rationalize away the accountability of their actions, just so they can seem to themselves as the most powerful over all? Meanwhile the ones that they take control of, have now become a victim of their control and with that victimization comes, a very deep pain and hurt, which the person in control who takes no responsibility or accountability of their actions, keeps doing as they are only because they think they are doing nothing wrong, then the powers of denial take over and when denial comes into play, then any responsibility and accountability become lost deep within the souls of us all.

This society is so driven to have all the power of each other, that all the responsibility and the accountability are lost deep within our souls and when you look deeply into each others eyes, you will clearly see that the denial has taken over, leaving us all deep within trying to escape the power of the denial. When denial has it’s grasp on us so tightly, we then lose sight of all true reality, we will never admit to this fact only because we do not want to admit to our faults, this is exactly why we are in a this broken society of, no responsibility and no accountability. Yes there is a way out of this and it will take each one of us being on the same page, we need to get over our own arrogance and truly look deep within our hearts and souls, find that the love of Jesus Christ is always there, just that we have never acknowledged his love. When we acknowledge his love and our hearts and souls are full of it, we then feel this warmth within us, that we than share with each other. It is a lot easier to share this love, than to share all the hatred and the ugliness we have been sharing. With the love of Jesus Christ warming our hearts and souls, we will then find that true peace we have always been looking for. True peace is never within the world of no responsibility or accountability, the only thing that comes from that world is the pain and hurt that hurts us so deeply.

Life within this society could be a whole lot easier if only we all did it correctly, instead of trying to control everything and everybody we can. We are all equal in the eyes of Jesus Christ, the only thing different is that we are all unique to each other. I don’t know about you, but I am sick and tired of people in this society that keep playing the race card? This is one of the uniqueness we bring to each other, but some will try to step on the toes of another, just so they can come across as more powerful than another? We need to stop trying to attack one another and start seeing each other as Jesus see’s us and that is, we are more equal than we think, when we do this we will find that the love of Jesus Christ will flow like water, out of each one of us, as we all move forward and walk our paths through this journey of life.

 

” Responsibility and accountability goes hand and hand with each other, like peas in a pod”

” Accountability starts with ourselves then bleeds to each other within this society”

” To rationalize and deny, is what leads to no responsibility or accountability and all the ugliness and hatred around us”

” Power and control when achieved in the wrong way, will always come with much pain and hurt to us all”

 

A Broken Society

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Right now as we walk our paths through this journey of life, we are all part of this broken society. This tree has become broken as well, but by the looks of it may have been caused by a lighting, it is amazing though of how it fell and like, it stuck out it’s long arm, to break it’s fall, so as not too get hurt to badly. Now as the limb has snapped off this tree, true that will be the demise of the tree, it will be not repaired, to live on as healthy and strong, as it nonce did, but this society unlike the tree can be repaired and live on better and stronger, as it would take the biggest team victory, in the history of all team sports.

This society today is so divided and really for no good reason, as we are all so into ourselves, that we can not see clearly enough to see the divide. It pretty much starts with the fact of the two Political parties, one hand you have the Republicans and the other hand you have the Democrats, which whether you are an elected official or just an ordinary Joe of either party, we all think our views are the way to go and we will never come together to simply chat of these views to see really which view is best and which is just a crock of crap. not only are we all full of ourselves, in order to make out that our views are better, we will ram our views down each others throats, while saying the hell with your view it simply does not count. Then there is the denial factor, as through this denial, we not only have these warped sense of views, but we will not only “not listen” to anybody else, only because our lies have become truths to even ourselves.

All this divide thing has started many years ago, but most recently with the regrets and the not excepting of an Individual winning the election of the most highest office on the land, then the disrespect of the symbol of this country, by Individuals being paid big money to play a simple sport, to most recently a member of our country’s world cup soccer team showing disrespect of that symbol as well, then there are those out there protesting and as they protest, they have zero clue of what they are protesting, except the fact that others are out there with the same zero clue. Everybody wants their five min. of fame, but to go out and protest just to simply be out there with no clue of why, is no way to achieve that fame, as it will only make you look stupid to the rest of us, as we laugh to no end at you.

There are these three Freshman Congress woman, which I have no clue of how they got voted into office in the first place, maybe people of their district were paid to vote that way? But anyways these woman have done nothing but bring even more divide to the rest of the walls of Washington DC as well as the rest of us in this country. There are also some members of the house and senate that have been there way too long and they have gone over to the dark side, in other words they have gone to the far left side of the liberal agenda, to the point that they have lost all sight of true reality. These so called officials within Washington DC are so blinded by their own stupidity and lies, that they can not even listen to the voice of reason, let alone anybody’s else’s voice of who may be around them.

Have you ever walked the streets of a big city lately? Everybody has their heads buried so deep into their phones, it amazes me that they even have a clue of where they are going, let alone pay any attention of who else is around them, nobody gives each other the time of day anymore, as we have become a society of arrogance as well as a society of divide. With all this division we all want…..want…….want……., but seriously……. we all can not get what we want, unless we actually give to get the want. Forest Gump said it best, ” Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you are getting”, this journey through life is very similar and when you just simply be who you are, even then you do not know what you are getting with each step of your path.

 

” When something gets broken you first decide if it can be fixed, then you work on the fix of that something”

” A divided society is a broken society, leading to everybody not being on the same page Nor will we bend over backwards for each other”

” Two political party’s are not in place just to argue and bicker with each other, they are there to keep ourselves honest not only with ourselves, but with each other”

Standing Alone……

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Within this society of today and with the all the social media platforms, most may think having the most followers might make you better than the rest? Just because you get a lot of likes of your status on a platform really does not mean, others care who you are, what people tend to forget is, you are posting a status from behind the screen of your device and it is very easy to portray strength or be someone you really are not. Since the creation of Facebook and Twitter, we all have totally forgotten of who we are, instead we post a status that makes us out to be better than the rest, we hide behind our devices and use them as a crutch, to keep from simply being ourselves, only because for some reason, we totally think we have to put forth this fake identity in order for others to accept us.

Nobody knows how to stand on their own anymore, as all the real ” Social” interaction is gone from this society today. Without real interaction, we simply can not heal in a healthy way from what has hurt us with real pain. Somewhere along this journey through life we all have been hurt with real pain, whether that hurt comes self inflicted, or whether that hurt comes from another around us? The pain still hurts, but we can not truly heal on our own and yes, we do need interaction of others to help us heal in a healthy way.

Now don’t get me wrong The social media platforms can be good when used in the proper way, family members who move away we can still stay in touch like they are still right here with us. Friends we have found in school or college and when those days end, we all go our separate ways, well now we can still stay in touch, for one day when we plan a get together or reunite, to catch up and keep the friendship alive. Throughout this society and with all the drama already within it, these platforms just simply bring even more drama, with some of the ridiculous posts some may place on their status? Most of the posts out their do not even come close to being true, as we have lost that part of the journey and we do not know how to be true, not just to ourselves, but to one another.

What’s in a status you say? Really nothing as being in front of the one you want to chat with, goes a heck of a longer way than what any status can say. Respect and Dignity are gone from this society only because we do not truly interact with each other face to face, It is the true face to face interactions that makes us better and stronger moving forward, between the fake interactions and the posting to a status, we have created this political correctness, which now we become easily offended and the thick skin we used to have is gone, leaving behind all the scars from what brings us pain and hurt, so now we all have become weak and damaged and will do whatever we can to protect ourselves, like hiding deep within just to minimize the pain.

Within today’s society and all the so called friends on our platforms, we really have become a lonely society, lonely because some do not have that one true friend to confide in and vice versa, when the going gets tough, when we talk deeply of ourselves that is when the true healing starts and within all these platforms and the hiding behind a device, this keeps us from being as open as we should, so we than can truly heal ourselves from all the pain and hurt.  In order to be stronger and better as we walk our paths through this journey of life, we always need that face to face interaction, so we than can heal as healthy as we can from whatever keeps us down, hiding behind a device teaches us nothing, the only thing the device may teach us is, make our typing skills that much better, but other than that it really does nothing for us. We can’t even walk within society today without the device in our hands, nor even drive our cars with the device glued to our ears, when we walk down the street we don’t even know where we are going half the time, as we walk with our heads down within our device, instead of looking at where we are going, some have become so addicted to the device, that they can not put it down even for a second. The sad part is, we can change this if we wanted, but these devices have become so convenient, that we do not want to change anything and just keep walking our paths through this journey of life, the way we want so we can keep this fake reality in front of us, so we can hide behind it to keep the pain and hurt hidden deep within ourselves.

 

” Standing alone comes true peace and strength, without hiding behind any device”

” When you stand tall on your own two feet with no crutch, you will always move forward better and stronger”

” A status is nothing really except a bunch of make believe on a platform”

” Social media can be a good thing when used correctly, but like everything touched by man, it has become old and worn out as also we have become the same way”

Get out and explore

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Step out of your comfort zone, get away of the things that has become your norm, learn new things, as you stay true to who you are and always, never lose sight of who you truly are. There is so much we accumulate throughout this journey we walk, but what we take for granted is, these material things can be taken from us, as the knowledge we have within ourselves, can never be taken and is always ours no matter of what happens to us. When you go out and explore new things, whether it is doing something different at your 9 to 5, or it is getting out within nature, you are not only gaining confidence in yourself, you are gaining more knowledge, for which you can keep within you, to make you smarter and wiser, as you walk your path of this journey through life.

The trail may look in disarray, or maybe not well marked? But when you stay true to who you are and confident in your abilities, you will always see clearly of where to go and always see clearly of all the true beauty all around you. Unfortunately within a society full of ugliness, hate and corruption, it is very easy to become consumed within it, lose sight of who you truly are, as now you are trying to protect yourself from any harm coming to you, then enters the power of denial, which it will control everything about you and it will control every fiber of your being. Denial will have you see things that are not really there, as you then create this fake reality, which now you become part of the lies and the rhetoric, which is the furthest thing from the true reality.

Not all the trails within nature are clearly marked as you get out and explore, but as you stay true to who you are, these trails will always lead you to great things and never will you become lost, the confidence in your abilities will have you blazing the trail as if it was clearly marked for the direction you want to go. While walking the trail you may come across and see things you normally would not see, you will hear sounds that at first will have you a bit nervous, as later you find the source of the sounds and realize, that the source is also out exploring themselves along their path of this journey. There is so much to this journey, that unless you get out and explore, you will just never know of how much there truly is.

Too someone who just walks through the woods without clearly looking at what they are seeing, they will only see the woods as a mess, with the leaves littering the ground, tree’s and limbs hanging everywhere around, rocks put into places to trip you up, the thick brush making it hard to see where you are going, but too someone who gets out to explore and is true to themselves, will see a different picture within nature, they will see true life, erosion, change and when they look at where they are going, they will see around the thick brush, to blaze their path that others have never tried, you look to the sun in the sky to calculate time and in which direction you are going. How do you think Mankind survived, back in a time without all this technology, a time where cell phones were not even a thought in someone’s brain, we are so consumed within the ugliness of this society, we don’t let ourselves see other societies, that have blazed the trails for us.

We all walk a path through this journey of life, there are many things out there that will trip us up, hurt us with real pain, turn us into someone we truly are not, plus not too mention of the society we live, full of ugliness, hatred and corruption, the easy part is too hide within ourselves to protect ourselves from the pain and hurt, but while we do this we are suppressing further down inside, the love within ourselves, so now the love is know where to be seen. The thing that we forget is, the hate is learned from somewhere and harder to keep going, as the love is already within us and much easier to spread among each other daily, if we all just stay true to ourselves, be who we are always, we will find that all this ugliness, hatred and corruption will disappear, as this is not truly of who we are. We the people have created all this ugliness, hatred and corruption, it is we the people that can end it all also, we just have to stay true to who we are and never become someone for who we are not, so we can stay in touch with the love inside ourselves, as we spread this love with each other, just as Jesus did, when he came to us and walked his journey here with us.

 

” Get out and explore all that is around you and stay true to who you are throughout this journey always”

” Step out of your comfort zone and gain the confidence to walk your path of this journey through life”

” The trails within nature to some may be messy, to others it’s the most beautiful of all the trails”

” All this ugliness, hatred and corruption is hurting us so bad, we are all becoming someone we truly are not”

 

 

Living the Dream………….

” Living the Dream”? What exactly does this mean? I have been hearing this a lot lately, now I know this saying has been around probably for as long as Mankind? But seriously what exactly does it mean, especially when we all have different dreams from each other.

For me living the dream would be on my own little Island with all I need and away from all the chaos, ugliness and hatred, that is within this society of today. Maybe for someone else it might be, being free to do whatever they want to do and whenever they want to do it, just maybe someones dream would be like the American Dream? Which consists of, a house, a white picket fence, a family and a pet, now what most take for granted is, they both still are a dream and we all dream differently, with no two dreams being alike.

Do dreams really come true? Well……………… The jury is still out deliberating on this one, only because everything that comes to us, is there for a reason, everything that happens to us happens for a reason, it is just that we have to find that reason, so we than can move forward on our paths of this journey, better and stronger than ever before. It’s the reason part that we take for granted and most of us, never truly understand this part, so we usually skip this this and move on to the next part of the journey, which then has us all never finding any kind of reason for anything at all. As we walk through this journey. People and things come across our paths, they all have a reason for crossing our paths and will just never…. Just happen, for instance………… Someone wins big on a lottery scratch ticket, this doesn’t happen just because you picked the right ticket, it happened for a reason and it’s up to you to find that reason, so you than can truly understand the phrase of ” Living the Dream”.

True that living the dream is a form of reality for us all with different outcomes for each of us, so now the next time someone says to you ” hey how are you doing”, you can respond in a different way with the same words of living the dream, as now you actually mean what you say, with a true reasoning for whatever dream you are living.

Most dreams usually happen at night while we are sleeping and when we wake, we usually do not remember what we dreamt of while we slept, so as we say to each other the words of, ” living the dream”, how can we actually live a dream if we are awake within reality? With a dream we either do not remember, or it is something fictitious that never really happens. I think maybe we all get so caught up within our own little worlds, with these worlds becoming our own little safe havens, that we then look at them kind of like being on our own little islands, as we try to escape all the ugliness and hatred that is around us today? We can day dream of something, but mostly of what a day dream is, we are escaping the ugliness of what is around us at the present time, either way we look at what a dream is, it is still something fictitious, so we than can escape whether for a short time, the reality of our paths we walk, through this journey of life.

” Living the dream is something we say to each other as it is only a fictitious reality and not true reality”

” Some may be fortunate enough to actually remember their nightly dreams, as most do not, a dream is still just a dream and not true reality”

” A day dream is our way of escaping our realities even just for a short time”

” Everything that comes to us and happens to us there is a reason for it, it then lies on us to find that reason so we can understand better our realities as we walk our paths through this journey of life”

There is no ” I” in Team……..

Boston Bruins right wing David Backes (42) celebrates after a shot by teammate Marcus Johansson, not shown, got past St. Louis Blues goaltender Jake Allen (34) for a score during the third period of Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final Saturday, June 1, 2019, in St. Louis. The Bruins won 7-2 and lead the series 2-1. At left is Blues' defenseman Joel Edmundson (6). (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

To be a Champion in any team sport, comes down to the fact that, it’s not about one or two guys, it is totally a team effort and the Boston Bruins have proved that with the great season they are having. On the verge of yet another Stanley cup victory and the way they as a team rebounded from a lack luster performance in game two, they go two games to one in game three, in the best of a seven game series. Game three wasn’t just a win for the Bruins, they did so in the house of the St. Louis blues and in a dominating way, final score was seven to two, while going four for four on the power play also. This team has a good mix of veteran players, as well as great young talent, with a coach that has his finger on the pulse of each game. Chemistry is another part of being a true champion, it is how you are respected by your teammates, knowing your teammates so you can move as one on the ice with pin point passing, as you gain control of the puck away from the other team. The team whether on the ice or off the ice, has to bond together and be ready to battle for each other, like being a family, with the coaches being the parents of the family. These Boston Bruins are a special group, that have come together in harmony, as they put aside the ego’s to work hard at achieving the most prestigious trophy in all of sports…………….. Lord’s Stanley cup.

The Bruins might of dominated in last nights game three match up, but let’s not forget the St. Louis Blues, this team is built very similar to the Bruins, I am sure game four these Blues will be ready to battle once again, the Bruins will have to be ready for the fight and respond as they did in game three. To get this far and be the last two teams standing within the league, with a chance of being the champions of the hockey world, says a lot of both these teams, now with these Bruins being two wins away from the coveted prize, is no time to become comfortable, as the last two wins are just as hard as the last fourteen. For those true fans of the game of hockey, you have basically two seasons in one and we the fans are blessed with such a great game, now through the years the game has had some changes to it, like being a much faster game then years before, but the basics of the game stay in tact, like the first season being the regular season and the second season being the playoffs. With the playoffs there is a slogan we call ” Mission sixteen”, basically we call it that because it takes sixteen wins to win the playoffs and become the keeper of Lord’s Stanley’s cup.

My earliest memory of these Bruins was also against the St. Louis Blues, with the now famous greatest player to ever lace up the skates………… He is Bobby Orr and with an assist from Derek Sanderson, the rest is history with Bobby flying through the air in front of the goalie, for the goal and the winner of Lord’s Stanley’s cup. The Boston Bruins have a rich history and being one of the six original teams within the National Hockey League, not too mention some of the great hockey talent to wear the spoke “B” on their chest, is the reason why I myself Bleed black and gold. With two more wins this special team of the Boston Bruins can cement their names within the rich history of the organization.

Like Tom Brady has become the G. O. A. T. of the football world, we here in the city of Boston has witnessed two G. O. A. T’s of their sports, with Tom Brady and Bobby Orr. There is a lot of sports history here in the city of Boston and with the Bruins on the brink of winning a championship, along with the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots all in the same season, which hasn’t been done since the season of 1935/1936, truly gives this city of Boston the title of ” Titletown U. S. A.”.

I love the game of hockey, played the game when I was younger and with my favorite team so deep in the playoffs, like two wins away from winning Lord’s Stanley’s cup deep, it is very exciting right now, with all eyes on this special team. A team that has battled adversity all season, a team that has bonded together more than a team, they have bonded like a family on and off the ice and has been fun too watch this bonding all season. This team has been resilient all season and watching them in game two and game three, proves just how resilient they are, with an ugly performance in two, and a great performance in three. Would love to see this team finish mission sixteen, as not just for the reward for the players on a great season, but for the third time in the same season, the city of Boston can cue the Duck boats once again, for this type of celebration will never get old, especially with my favorite team.

” In team sports there is never an I, as it takes the whole team to work as one and become a true champion”

” The Stanley cup is the most prestigious and hardest trophy to win of all the sports, which makes hockey the coolest game on ice”

” To be a G. O. A. T. of your sport means that you are the Greatest Of All Time”

” Mission 16 in the game of hockey starts with the playoffs as you are on a mission to win 16 more games to be a true champion of the sport you play and love”

Uncharted Water’s

Through the uncharted water’s there is much uncharted land for which to explore and see all the true beauty that is within. At first glance it may not look that inviting? But when you look deeply within as you walk within the dense forest, you clearly see what is hiding deep within the forest, it’s true beauty and the heartbeat of Mother Nature. Land that is still untouched by man, land that the Wildlife roam free, land that in a lot of places you need a canoe or a kayak to get to, as there are no roads leading into it, which is why this land still holds it’s true beauty today.

Some within today’s society get so caught up within the cities, they have no idea of the true beauty around them, they have no idea that there is still uncharted land and water’s all around them, the only way to see this is, to really get out and explore all that is around you. We all work our 9 to 5’s, do our everyday chores, take vacations within our favorite places every year, instead off doing something different, we all get so caught up within the same routine, that we forget there is a far bigger world out there and even a world that, gets lost in the shuffle of life. There is so much to explore, that we don’t even try simply because, we don’t want to get away from the comfort zone we are currently within. Very true within this society we need to make money to survive, but while we are busy making that money, real life is passing us by. we go to our 9 to 5’s and in the process of us making money, we step on each other shine without even seeing at where we are stepping, only because we use each other to get ahead of each other, we think that this is the norm? But this is far from the norm and totally why there is so much ugliness and hatred all around us.

Then there are these ones who totally say what we want to hear, so they can get our votes and become our so called leader’s, as they then forget of what they said to us and only do as they wish for their own agendas? They bicker and attack their fellow constituents, as if we are not here…………. The people who not only put them in office, but the people who they actually work for. There are two parties within the walls of Washington DC, but the way they are all so divided, you would think there are many more than two? They totally think they are doing us all a favor by being in the walls of Washington DC, they really have no clue of how to do the proper job that they are suppose to do. But what they can not see is, the fact that their ideas are so whacked, but yet still push them on the rest of us.

We all walk a path through this journey of life, but when we don’t get out and explore all the uncharted lands and the water, then we are not truly walking through this journey as we should be, we are becoming so stagnant that, we are getting in each others way, instead of helping and loving one another, as Jesus showed us when he came to us and walked his journey with us. There is so much more to this journey, but unless we get out and explore, we will never experience the more and only keep furthering, what we may think is all what this life holds.

” The uncharted waters and the uncharted lands, they are their for us to explore, to see the true beauty and keep moving forward better always”

” We are all so full of ourselves, we clearly can not see any good that is around us”

” The two party system does work, just that we can’t stop fighting with each other to truly see that it does work”

” With the true faith in Jesus Christ as well as ourselves, the uncharted waters we shall see is there for us to explore and cleanse us of our pain and hurt”

Be prepared and ready for all that may cross your path

a pile of snow with a mountain in the background: APTOPIX Everest Death

The World’s highest peak that is mount Everest is a mere 29,029 feet, but what is even more important is the death zone of that mountain, the zone where you need to be prepared and totally know of what you are doing is 26,000 feet, at the death zone elevation is where anything can happen and you need to be hyper-vigilant of your surroundings at all times, not too mention what is happening to yourself in the way of elevation changes as well. There is no messing around hiking this mountain and at no time, should this mountain be used as a conversation piece to brag to others that, ” I have done something you haven’t”. even those in the most tip top shape have struggled hiking this mountain, simply because the elevation is the biggest factor in being totally prepared to hike this mountain.

Hiking this mountain and being above the 26,000 elevation mark is, kind of like a diver in the ocean going below a certain depth, the diver gets what is known as the Bends, when he surfaces he then has to get within a decompression chamber to decompress from the ” decompression sickness”, from ascending to quickly, even with the oxygen or the nitrogen in their tanks they still get this sickness, which is something that nobody climbing mount Everest even thinks about when they climb the worlds highest peak.

Right now the deaths on mount Everest is at an all time high and the Government of Nepal is not even thinking of making any changes to the rules? Right now if you show up with the $11,000 they will issue a permit to you, without even checking your mountaineering skills, or even the health condition of your present self, it is like all things today and about the money, especially for the small country of Nepal looking to survive within today’s world.

I put the blame squarely on all the social media platforms out there and the fact that people hike within areas without being totally prepared, just to gain a bigger presence on these platforms with more followers. Let’s look at a page on Facebook for instance, this page is called I hiked the 4,000 footers club in New Hampshire, this page has people posting pictures and bragging of their hike, with a lot of these hikers, not wearing the proper foot gear, or even carrying the proper equipment to be ready for whatever they may encounter, let’s go one step further here and the fact that, there is not enough adequate parking for all, so they park on the side of an interstate highway, just so they can put pictures up on their Facebook page or whatever social media platform they are using. Hiking anywhere within the white mountains of New Hampshire you need to be prepared for anything, especially the sudden changes in the weather, it can and will snow on the top of mount Washington in the summer and when you can’t find the trail because of the snow, then you need maybe a compass and even be able to see where you are just by looking at the sky, or just maybe remember your surroundings for the return trip. I noticed on my hikes a lot of times, people are looking in front of them for a trail marker and not looking at what is around them? What happens if that marker is not there for whatever reason? What do you do then? When you are above the tree line you see a pile of rocks, what are they? And what are they called? They are Carns and they mark the trail for you to follow.

This picture of the people climbing mount Everest, what is the biggest problem of this picture? If you said the line of people and being way to close to each other, you are 100% correct, because if one of them misstep and fall, now you have a domino effect of all going down and with the cliffs on both sides……………. Well with common sense you can see what is going to happen there. Even with the oxygen they are breathing from the tanks on their backs, that is still not enough at the altitude they are in, then you add in the fact that, when these people get to the top they want to take a ” selfie” and most definitely, they want people to see who they are in the picture, so they then take off the mask of oxygen for the picture, but they don’t realize that, even the seconds that the mask is off, is seconds to long at that elevation. Your body at that elevation is already changing and parts of the body is shutting down, because we are not cut out for this type of rigorous endeavor, no matter how much in shape you think you are? Just like all the deaths happening on mount Everest, there are deaths happening in the white mountains of New Hampshire, simply because people are embarking on these hikes without being properly prepared, for what ever might cross their paths, whether it’s the proper foot gear, to enough water to stay hydrated, or even the proper snacks for protein, or even carrying the right gear in the pack, just in case your stuck in a weather condition that changes drastically, no matter what the hike, you need to be well prepared and ready for anything that you may encounter along your path, of any journey you embark on.

” Be prepared is the biggest of the Boy Scout’s motto and something we all need to adhere to within the journey of life”

” A traffic jam of people on the worlds tallest peak, is something that should never be and dangerous for all stuck within the traffic jam”

” Just because you have $11,000 should never be all it takes to hike the worlds tallest peak”

” Social media platforms are being used in a way they were never designed to be used, because we the people misuse everything we touch without thinking through the ramifications of our actions”