Bridge over troubled waters


” Cast your burden on the Lord, and he shall sustain you”

Psalm 55:22

Years ago I came across this oft-quoted prayer:

” God grant me the serenity to accept things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference”

This prayer expresses an important thought, one we should all pray and live.

We all within our paths of this journey, are or have fought a hidden battle, maybe even many battles, it is these battles that make us into who we are, it is how we fight these battles, pick ourselves up from the falls of the battles, heal our scars from the battles, as we then try to move forward along our paths, to be better and stronger and walk with as little pain and hurt as we can. I get that we think we are alone in the battle and it may feel like it is you against the world, but in reality, there are many more fighting these battles, and even still, there are even many more, that are fighting the same battles as you, just they do not say anything, so they can try to portray as being strong to all those around them.

We all have become so comfortable with hiding our true selves to each other, that now we do not even think twice, to further bringing even more fake realities to all those around us, and even so that, for so many of us, this journey through life has become one big gigantic lie. Let’s not forget, when you say one small lie today, eventually that lie keeps getting bigger and bigger, as now we do not even know how to escape the hold, that the lie has on us, till it eventually suffocates us to a point of no return. Then as the lie suffocates us, now the power of denial gets a hold of us, and that’s a power that can and will, control every fiber of our being.

The battles that we may fight on the outside are nothing, compared to the battles that come to us on the inside. these battles strip us of everything that we are, we hide within ourselves, we bury very deeply our true feelings and emotions, our hearts go cold, as we do not let the blood of Jesus pass through and warm it and our souls, then without the blood of Jesus, now his love gets buried deeply as well. When the heart goes cold, it makes it very easy to no longer resist the temptations that Satan will bring to us, then as we let Satan control us, we know lose all the empathy and remorse within us as well.

This journey through life can and will be as long and as good as we want it to be, but we have to “want” it when we give up, then who knows where this journey will take us, or even worse, who really knows when we will be taken from this journey, and yet still, who knows what lies ahead after this journey comes to an end. With all the different cancers around the world, who really knows just when the journey will end? Whether a disease will get us, or maybe we will end each other, or for whatever reason, we end it ourselves? No matter what, we need to still walk through our paths of this journey, we need still to try to keep putting our best foot forward, no matter of how much pain we may go through, because when we keep plugging and never give up, this is how we then become rewarded, by keeping the faith in Jesus and ourselves, as now the hope will always be there, so the Holy Spirit will then give us the power to overcome the battles, heal ourselves of our troubles, as we keep moving forward along our paths, throughout this journey of life, no matter how long or short, this journey may-be?

There are many battles all around us, whether the battle is on a battlefield, or the battle is within us, it is still a battle and we need to overcome the battle, so we can keep moving forward on our paths of this journey. It then becomes on us for just how we fight the battle, or simply just ignore it, as it furthers us into a spinning turmoil, which we then lose the direction for which we were going. When the direction is lost before us, then a whole domino effect happens, which now we simply just wander in circles, instead of truly walking our paths through this journey of life. When you see someone walking in circles, don’t just keep walking like he/she does not exist? cause one day that may be you doing the circling, as we never know what battles are being fought within each other, so as you issue bad words out of your mouth at another, remember of the battles, and how if it were you, would you want it done to you? Life can be short, life can be long, no one really truly knows? So let’s walk together in unity and harmony, so we all can be at the peace and the joy, that Jesus wants for us all, throughout this journey of life.

” There have been so many battles fought throughout Mankind, but what we all forget is, we also have fought many battles deep within as well”

” The fake reality is nothing more than a lie that keeps getting bigger and bigger and consumes us all”