From cool, to beauty, to fury………..

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Close Encounters of the third kind? More like Close Encounter with Mother Nature is more like it. Yes these clouds are cool looking, but they truly show how, that Mother Nature can go from total beauty, to total destruction in the blink of an eye. Never cross Mother Nature as she can totally unleash her fury on everything around her and nothing will stop her.

I have hiked Mount Washington in New Hampshire many times and with those times, I have seen as well the true beauty that mountain holds, plus all the different weather conditions that cruise over the summit of the mountain. Those weather conditions are the actions of Mother Nature flexing her muscles, changing the landscape of the Earth, by washing and cleaning all that we see and all that is around us. A lot of the change that comes to us, as we walk our paths of this journey, comes directly from Mother Nature, those Tulips you planted from a seed in your garden and are now in full bloom as a beautiful flower, that is directly from Mother Nature, as she has watered with the tear drops from heaven, or for you and me, the rain that is raining upon the Earth during the month of April.

Mother Nature is full of many changes all around us, some come with great destruction, as well as some with the soft touch of love, showing her true beauty to us all. When you get out and explore all that Mother Nature has in store for us, you can come to appreciate all that is around you better, so when you see the destructive part of Mother Nature, you than can come to respect her just as well, knowing that in an instant, all that you have can be wiped clear, as you then start anew, along your path of this journey through life.

Just as Mother Nature can flip that switch of being so beautiful one minute, we to can flip that same switch the next minute and as we see what we see around us today, you can clearly see we have lost control of that switch, with all the ugliness and hatred around us, which is similar to the wrath of Mother Nature, unleashing that beauty into an all out fury, on whatever is in her way, we do the same thing on each other and we don’t even know we are doing it, until we wake up and realize of what we are doing. The actions of mother nature and the actions of each of us, are all part of this journey, we just have to know when to get out and explore all that is around us, so we than can have a deep respect for what is around us, without not truly seeing and feeling what is around us, then taking an action of destruction, instead an action of love, showing the true beauty that is truly around us.

” The beauty is right there in front of us, we need to get out and explore to truly see it”

” The many faces of mother nature, just like the many faces of each of us”

” Mother Nature knows when to unleash her fury as she washes and cleans all that is around us”

” Unlike mother nature we have lost control of that switch, which we can clearly see by all the ugliness and hatred all around us”

We are ” Destroying” ourselves throughout this Journey

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” The ship is sailing to take us to our destination, not to dictate of where others think we should go”

*** BowlingChef***

 

We of this Society have witnessed way too much ugliness, even more than Societies of the past, true other Societies have seen some ugliness, but the ugliness around us today, has pretty much taken on a life of it’s own. I mean seriously………….. All the mass shootings, the Terrorists wanting nothing more than to end all those who don’t share their warped and twisted so called lifestyles, then there are the children of the inner cities getting a hold of guns and turning them on anyone, just because they think it would be cool? You have the Parent’s of these children going around like their children are Angels and all other children are wrong? You send your children to school everyday so they can become smarter and live a life better than yourself, but instead the schools are a mess, between the Bully’s and the deranged ones wanting to hurt others around them, not only where are the Parents when their children need them most, but where are the Teachers, who not only are supposed to teach our children, but it is also their responsibility to keep the children’s safe from all harm and most importantly, the Parents actually trust these Individuals to keep their children safe, during their duration of the school day.

Natural disasters like Hurricanes, Earthquakes, Tornadoes etc….. These are going to happen and worry us greatly, but having to worry about all the other ugliness around us today, no wonder why we are a broken Society today.   Most of all the ugliness around us today is the responsibility of we the People of this Society and we are not doing a good enough job in eliminating this ugliness. We vote for these so called leaders to lead us in this Society, so we can all be better and stronger moving forward, but instead these so called leaders say what we want to hear, then stab us in the back when they get voted in and proceed to do what they want to only benefit themselves. They make these Bills that turn into law only to help a certain few and the rest of us are left to fend for ourselves and struggle greatly, work hard, while some get everything handed to them on a silver platter? You want real equality……….. It has nothing to do with how much money you have, or what color you are, or even what sex you are, we are all Humans on this Earth, walking a path through this journey of life and we all need to smell the sweet smell of reality, instead of simply dreaming and sponging off of others.

These so called ” Dreamers” who walk into a country and think they can sponge off the people of that country, need to seriously get a life and try working as the rest of us do everyday. Your dreams will never come true if at first, you don’t put in the work and simply help yourself achieve your dreams. Let’s take the American Dream for instance, you think you can just lay there and ” Poof”, your dreams are there in front of you when you awaken? I got a news flash for you…………. it don’t happen that way, you first have to work hard, so then your dreams can become reality. In this Society for some reason, we have become afraid of working hard and even the thought of work, not only scares the hell out of some, but it sickens them to the point they can’t even get out of bed to work. The video game craze has made us become anti social, as we sit in front of a computer, instead of going out and becoming social with those around us, because of this we have become very scared of face to face interactions with anybody, but put us in front of a PC and suddenly we now become very active with our voice and in most cases, we say the wrong things cause there is no true interaction going on at all.

There is a simple solution to all this ugliness, but first we as a Society have to come together in unity, then the solution will be right there in front of us, especially when we not only have complete faith in Jesus Christ, but we also have complete faith in ourselves. With the complete faith in Jesus and ourselves, then there is always hope for a bright future, as we walk our paths through this journey of life. Also when we dig down deep within our hearts and souls, then we can truly feel the love and empathy within us, which will then aid all of us moving forward, as we then battle all the ugliness and defeat it, once and for all. The ugliness is only a product of just how divided we have become, leading us into this broken Society, if we only felt deeply of the love and empathy within us, then all the ugliness will disappear from all our paths through this journey of life, so we all can be at peace and happiness, while we all work hard at making our dreams become our reality.

 

” A dream is something we make up while we sleep and is greatly different from what reality truly is”

” Sometimes a dream can become a reality, but first you need to work hard to make it that reality”

” Some may try to steer us in the direction that we feel uncomfortable, which is why we need complete faith in Jesus and ourselves to overcome and go in our own direction”

” We are all equal to each other as Humans walking a path no matter of who you are, which is why we should never let money, color or sex determine our equality”

 

 

 

 

 

 

It can all be taken away in a flash

 

” Our paths through this journey of life we take so for granted, as everything we work so hard for can be taken quicker than we realize”

***BowlingChef***

 

What a huge tragedy for all those who live in or around Gatlinburg, Tennessee. They have been in the biggest drought in this area in about a decade and because of this drought, has sparked many brush fires over the last few months, but the weather and the windy conditions on Monday, took these brush fires to a whole new and scary level. This picture may not be of Gatlinburg, but it shows a town very similar here in Massachusetts, a small town nestled within the mountains, that has many residents that live their lives there, this town has many things of beauty within and around it, these residents work hard for what they have and work hard to be able to live within the beauty of these mountains, a town very similar to Gatlinburg, but as we just found out earlier in the week, everything you work so hard for, can be taken quicker than you can blink your eyes and you have no control over it.

We all walk a path through this journey of life, some may grow with a silver spoon in their mouths and some work their fannies off just to survive and live along their paths and grow up with nothing, but through their hard work they achieve many things along the way. No matter who you are everything you have can be taken quicker than you realize, as we saw from the events in Tennessee, this doesn’t mean we have to stop living and enjoying what is around us, but we do need to respect more of what we have and what is around us as we walk our paths of this journey of life. Life is more precious than we lead on to think it is, we take so much for granted, without realizing just how quickly it can change.

A good majority of the Citizens in and around Gatlinburg Tennessee, are now with nothing but the clothes on their backs now, there homes totally gone with nothing but the chimney left, everything incinerated to ash on the soil of their property, all their special pictures and memories gone, furniture and material things gone, everything but the clothes on their backs, as they were running for their lives to escape the huge flames of the fires. This can happen to any of us as we never know where the next natural disaster will strike? The states in the area known as ” Tornado alley”, know all too well that life is so precious as they to have gone through what Gatlinburg and surrounding areas just went through, except a different kind of tragedy. Tragedies happen it is part of this journey through life, we can try to control them but only God has control and we need to simply…… do not take for granted of what we have, show more respect of each other, show more respect of all that is around us and take our lives a little more precious, as we walk our paths through this journey of life.

True we chose a path to walk through this journey of life, but what we don’t really think about is, just how fast it all can end, instead we take everything for granted, we think we are entitled to everything around us, just because it is there? We think just because we buy a parcel of land and build a home, that we automatically own everything else around us? We take our trips on vacation to see all the beauty of where we are, but we never think of what could happen to take this beauty away, we take so much for granted that when a tragedy does happen, we then become so devastated that we forget truly of who we are, lose all respect for all that is around us, we lose sight of what this journey is all about and we forget just how precious this journey truly is. We all walk a path though this journey of life, we need to respect all that is around us more, never forget just how precious this journey is and always never forget that, it can all end quicker then we want to admit to, so we then can move forward in peace and happiness, so we can also be better and stronger also.

 

” Fire, Tornado, hurricane or any other weather event are all natural disasters, that are huge tragedies that can strip us of all we work so hard to achieve”

” This journey through life is a precious thing and can be taken from us at any time in our lives”

” We work very hard for what we have in our lives and at the same time can be taken easier than we achieved it”

 

Busy as a Beaver……

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These little critters known to us as the Beaver, are very hard workers and are always in search of product to bring back to their homes. They are very smart in the way they build their home, as to us it is known as the Beaver dam, this Dam is very strong and once built is very hard to break down.

True these Beaver’s can be a pesky little Critter, as they don’t care where they build as long as they build and claim their territory. With these Beaver Dams comes a lot of dried up creek beds, with less water flowing along its path, as the water dry’s up on one side, now you have a lot of water on the other side and as it sits still, now floods over its banks, destroying the land that was once along the banks of the creek. Now that the creek is dried up on one side, the creek can’t continue to flow along its path, which starves all the plant life that was along its bank and as they starve, they become weak and fall to their death, making that area to us that was once vibrant, not so vibrant and beautiful.

These Beaver’s is a very busy Critters and not afraid to work hard at all, they can fall a tree with their razor sharp teeth, which is amazing knowing of their size, but these Beaver’s are kind of like we throughout this Society, as they don’t think of what will happen down the road, as they continue to build their Dams. The only difference between the Beaver and us is, we are driven by Greed and the greed that comes from our buildings, causes us to not think smartly, as we build anywhere, just to receive the money that comes from the sale of these buildings. We all have a brain, even the Beaver has a brain, but we then do not use our brains correctly as we forget to think about what will happen down the road, when we take action to build where we build.

The power of Greed is so strong, it will have us do things we normally would never do, greed will also give us false temporary feeling of power, as we think? We can do whatever we want, when we want to do it. With Greed we don’t think about who or what we hurt, which forces us to go against who we are, which makes this Society cold and unforgiving. When we use our brains properly, we then think better and care deeply of what will happen to all that is around, where we want to build. So yes we are all guilty to the way Society has become, simply with the way of our thinking and letting Greed affect us in the way that it does. Greed is a very powerful thing and will consume every fiber of our being when we let it, it is also a very strong force which will make it very hard to stay out of its way, when we get on board with Greed, we then become someone we truly are not and care not for who we hurt, as we will do anything to get even Greedier and all the self proclaimed power that we think we have. When we get consumed by Greed and build wherever we want to build, we then become like the Beaver and work hard at building every where we want to build, we then don’t use our brains properly and refuse to think down the road, at whatever or who we hurt just to become more Greedier, Then we ” think” we have all this self proclaimed power over everything even our fellow Man, it is very easy to get caught up within this Greedy Society, but when we think properly using our brains properly, then we all throughout Society, can walk our paths of this journey through life, in peace and happiness with each other, as everything we look at, will be beautiful every time we look.

 

” The Beaver is a very hard worker, that really doesn’t think properly with its brain, to all it hurts as it builds its Dam blocking the creek from flowing along it’s path”

” Greed and all the self proclaimed power it brings, will have us always become someone we truly are not”

” The Beaver builds its dams quietly with its teeth, we build very loudly further hurting all that is around us”

 

Intriguing things throughout this journey

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Sometimes along this journey of life, you will come across some intriguing things. These things will intrigue you in a way that they are actually cool to look at, but in order to see these things, you need to slow down, stop, and actually truly see what you are looking at.

This twin tree trunk as I might call it? looks intriguingly cool, as one trunk has broken down behind the other that is curved, just like as we walk our paths along this journey through life, we are all intriguing to each other, we all have our ways in which we grow, some tall some short, some like their hair long and some short, but what we tend to forget is, that is who we truly are, the problem is we just glance over each other and don’t take the time to truly know each other, we never see each other as intriguing, just maybe a few choice words of each other? This is the problem of our Society, we don’t stop, slow down and really look at what we are seeing, instead we just look at the surface and then make our own judgement whether right or wrong that judgement is.

It’s intriguing to see just how the twin trunks have grown out of the one base trunk, but you know what? this tree was born just like us, the tree was from a seed in the ground, as we were a seed within a Womb. then at time of birth, the twin tree trunks grew from the main base trunk, as we came from the Womb through a tunnel into the World we see today. The twin trunks may still be attached the the main trunk, as once the tube is snipped that is connecting us to our Mother’s, we then grow separately into a big World for us to learn.

None the less this tree was cool to look at, and intriguing to see just how the one trunk broke and fell, maybe somebody placed it there? I doubt it cause of the location to where i was and saw this in the middle of no where, along my trek through Nature. You will never see things like this within Society, nor will you ever see anything intriguing, unless you slow down, stop, take the time to look around you and truly look deeply into what you see. We all get caught up in the crap that Society feeds us, which forces us to stop truly seeing what is around us, not to mention the fact that we don’t take the time to truly know who is around us, we look at something briefly and then pass judgement like we have known of it forever, like we know more than the others around us, but on the contrary, you truly know nothing unless you really look deeply into what you see and understand better while you learn what it is you are looking at. we all walk a path along this journey of life, some walk their paths shorter than others? which makes it even more special when we truly know who we are and truly know more of who or what is around us. It is never too late to see cool things around you, you just need to stop and take the time to truly look deeply into what you see.

 

 

” Simply being intrigued is only just looking deeply into what you see”

” The intriguing mind is a good mind that truly knows who it is and sees cool things always”

 

Troubling times throughout this Journey

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This to some that may not know, is known as a Fallout Shelter, it protects us from harm as it is built into the Earth, with thick concrete walls and thick steel doors, keeping you from whatever is trying to harm you. This could help protect you from natural disasters, like Tornadoes and Hurricanes, or it can help you escape War’s like back in the Era of World War 1 and 2. People back in the Era of the War’s were building these on their properties, as they wanted to feel safe from what was unknown. We all Fear the unknown it is completely normal as much as we may think? So when the more fortunate ones built these Shelters and stocked them with supplies needed, it gave them a feeling of peace, knowing they had a place to escape what Feared them, or whatever ugliness was around them.

With these Fallout Shelters and keeping us safe from the ugliness around us, who then is suppose to keep us safe from each other? Everyday on the news and what we may see with our eyes, there are some who are attacking those around us, these attacks range from a wide variety of different kinds of attacks both physical and mentally. This definitely was not the vision God expected, when he created all of Mankind.  These attacks are all on us, the People who walk their paths along this Journey of Life.

Physical Abuse, Mental Abuse, they may come to us differently, but they leave the same scars deep within our Souls, they hurt us in ways that it turns us into someone we truly are not, they affect that inner Child that is deep within all of us, which leaves that Child in so much pain, that it never grows properly, as we never grow properly around it. The Abuser does nothing but create Victims and most Victims then become an Abuser, it is one big vicious circle, that we all need to look deeply into, so we can break the links of this circle and all live peacefully with happiness everyday.

Abuse of any kind should never be tolerated, but behind this Abuse is an Individual hurting deeply within themselves, an Individual that is so lost within the clouds of their judgments, that they can’t see where they are going along their path of this journey, they have lost all respect and trust of everything around them, so they then lash out trying to end their own pain from hurting them anymore. Trust is a big part of an Individual that is hurting, as without it they feel there is nowhere to turn, in order for them to heal from their pain. When an Individual becomes a Victim of any kind of Abuse, they stop walking their paths and simply wander in circles, just trying to get rid of the pain that has engulfed them deep inside, they lose the trust of all that is around them, which then has them losing all respect of everything around them as well.

When we hurt deep inside, it is not just ourselves that hurt, it is that Inner Child deep within all of us that hurts deeply as well. When this Child grows properly, then we ourselves grow properly with it and become better and stronger moving forward, but when that Child hurts it stops us from moving forward and become stagnate throughout this journey. The way we properly heal ourselves from our troubles is, not only forgiving ourselves, but forgiving that Child as well. Just like we Nourish, Feed, clothe and take care of our Children in our Families, we need to do the same of that Inner Child within us all, as we walk our paths through this journey of life, we can do so in Peace and Happiness everyday.

 

” Fallout Shelters protects us from any harm that may come to us, but true forgiveness of ourselves can protect us from the harm that will come to all of us”

” We all have an Inner Child within us, we need to take better care of this Child so we all can prosper and be better along this journey”

” Trust, Respect and Forgiveness are the true factors of our lives and these factors we all take for granted”

 

 

This Holy Week

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This is the week that the journey of Jesus Christ comes to an end, he walked the path of Righteousness and showed all of us just how this path, will give us all the peace and serenity we want. This week leading into Good Friday and into Easter, Jesus suffered, died and rose again for the good of all of us, so we all can be cleansed of our Sins and walk our paths of this journey through life, in the same peace and serenity Jesus had on his path of his journey.

Jesus Christ was the only Son of our Father The Lord God, the one that created all that is around us, including we throughout Mankind. Jesus came to us at a time of turmoil, a time when some wanted all the power and control over the rest of us, a time when greed controlled everything around us, sound familiar? It should cause we are going through it once again, which makes it even more important that we pray for his forgiveness,  to end all the crap that is going on around us, so we all can get to that path of Righteousness, that Jesus showed us and walk that path in peace, as we all become better and stronger moving forward.

These paths we all walk throughout this journey of life, right now shows just how disconnected we are, of not just each other, but all that is around us. We are so engulfed in greed, power and control, that we are walking our paths within the clouds of our judgments, which is turning us into something we truly are not. When things happen to us when we are not truly of who we are, we then try to move forward like nothing happened at all? We not only lose touch with ourselves, bur with all that is around us and when we do this it does nothing but compound even further, all the crap going on around us.

These Terrorists that are creating all this Hate around us, have learned this from somewhere, this is not truly of who they are, Hatred is not within any of us, as we learn it from somewhere? The way we defend ourselves from these Terrorists is not showing Hatred back at them, but standing up to them ( like a Bully) and putting the same Fear they inflict in us, right back into them. When a Terrorist or a Bully has the Fear of God put right back onto them, they then Cower away, like the true Coward they are. I understand these Terrorists want all the power and control over all of us, but I am sorry to say that they can’t have it and it is time we all stand together, look them all square in the eyes and put the Fear of God right back into them, so they will Cower away like the true Cowards they are and we all can get back to walking our paths of this journey in peace and happiness, while we all remember the path of righteousness that Jesus showed us, pray to Jesus during this week of Holiness, asking him to forgive us of our Sins, feeling the love of God within us and sharing it with each other, cause with this love, there is no room for any of this learned Hatred, throughout this journey of life.

 

” Holy week is a special time of year for all of us no matter who you are, as Jesus never discriminated anybody and loved all equally”

” Terrorists are like Bullies, they have learned this Hatred from somewhere and is truly not who they are”

” The path of Righteousness brings us all peace and happiness and is truly who we really are”

” When we all seek the same power, control and greed, this does nothing but teach us just how to hate on each other, instead of sharing the love within us, with each other”

 

The Journey of life we all walk, with many different sufferings that come to each of us.

            ” He summoned the crowd with his Disciples and said to them, ” Who ever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross and follow me, for who ever wishes to save his life will lose it, but who ever loses his life for my sake and that of the Gospel will save it”.

*** Mk 8:34-35

This quote from the Scriptures and the Gospel, which is the word of our Savior Jesus Christ, basically describes how Jesus came out and announced to we the people, that he is the son of God, to which the process of suffering and the carrying of the cross, was all part of him showing us he was being truthful with us all and that through this journey of life, we all go through some kind of suffering, then carry a cross along our paths, so we to can find that path of righteousness and see the light of peace and serenity as Jesus found.

There are many things that come across our paths of this journey of life, we are not alone with any of the sufferings within life. Cancer…… We all have known someone among us that has suffered this dreadful disease, or even we ourselves who have suffered? Earthquakes, Tornadoes, vicious attacks to name a few, these are all kinds of sufferings that come to each of us, in one way or another. We all have had some kind of suffering within our journey of life and as much as we may think we are alone, You are not alone, just that each of us are afraid to communicate with each other of our short falls and sufferings.

As much as we don’t want to communicate of our sufferings, we need to communicate better of these sufferings, so we all can properly fix what is wrong and move forward, along our journey of life with peace and serenity for all. When we don’t communicate properly of these sufferings, you can clearly see with all the crap within our Society, that each one of us suffer greatly, with all the hatred and killings of innocent people, not too mention all the less fortunate people, that struggle daily just for one meal a day, or even put a roof over their heads. Life for some may not be fair, only because others take things for granted and stop at nothing to steal everything away from others, so they can live their plush lifestyles.

We all walk a path along this journey of life, we all start out the same way on this journey, we all may not end this journey the same way, but this journey will end for all of us, whether we want it to or not. When you walk this journey properly and take care of the sufferings that come to you, is when peace and serenity will come to you, which helps you carry the cross as Jesus did, to be able to accept everything that comes to you, then see the light of the path of righteousness, which leads to the peace and serenity of a well traveled journey, along your paths of your journey through life.

Some will go through their journey only thinking that they are the only ones walking a path through this journey of life and that everybody else is in their way, keeping them from what they think is the result of this journey? This is the thinking that does nothing but breed all the hatred around us, also breeds the ugliness and crap we see around us as well, we all walk a path through this journey of life, it is up to each of us to accept the sufferings that come to us, fix the issues of these sufferings, so we all can find peace and serenity within this journey of life, as we find this peace and serenity, is when we all will coincide better with each other and we all can have peace and serenity moving forward along our paths, as we help each other carry the cross as Jesus did, knowing of a journey well traveled.

” Communication is key to help us all through all of the sufferings within this journey through life”

” There are many things that come across our paths of this journey of life, we are not alone with any of the sufferings within life”

” We need to communicate better of these sufferings, so we all can properly fix what is wrong and move forward along this journey of life”

” We all suffer in our own way, it is how we accept and fix our sufferings that have us move forward and find our peace and serenity along our journey of life”