With Growth comes change

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” Don’t be afraid”

Matthew 28:10

” Love the Lord your God with all your heart… and your neighbor as yourself”

Luke 10:27

Come my Shepard, let’s lead the Sheep to peace, happiness, and a good feast, but never shall we lead them astray, or into the great Abyss of the deep dark unknown. We all walk our paths through this journey of life, as the paths being different from one another, the journey is the same for us all, with the beginning and the ending being the same for us all, it is the middle part that our paths we chose will help define who we truly are. Now as we walk through this journey there will be much that will come to us, there is so much that we will encounter, we may get lost from time to time trying to find our way. The growth and the change that comes to us can, and will be over whelming, so over whelming they may have us lose our way? We not only grow on the outside with how tall or short we are, we also grow on the inside with our true feelings and emotions. We will also grow within a society of many to be better and stronger, but if we do not grow properly within the society, then we get left behind and ridiculed from all others. If we do not grow properly on the inside as well as the outside, then the change that will come is either going to be positive or negative.

Just like with faith there will be hope same goes for, when you grow properly, then the change that will come will be positive. anything or anyone will never escape change of any kind, it is part of this journey. Everything around us changes even we ourselves will change as we grow. We are not the same person from when we are born, till the day of our last breathe, the things we can do at a young age, we find we can’t do as we become older, and when we are older we are much wiser then when we are young. Our bodies will go through many changes on the exterior as well as the interior, which is why we need to grow properly, so we can accept any and all the change that will come to us, as we walk our paths of this journey through life.

Somewhere along this journey we all have become disconnected with each other, We think we are better than one another and that we are smarter than one another? Yes we are all unique to each other, but we are all very similar with all the same faculties and parts. True some may look different with their skin color, but in the eyes of God, we are all the same no matter who you are. Very true that we all serve a purpose as we walk this journey, just that the problem then is, some may find that purpose, while other’s wander aimlessly along their paths. Some because of other factors never truly live up to who they are, they get passed up and left behind, then the ones who passed them think now they are better and smarter? Some may learn faster as others, but this is no way to determine that you are better? We all learn at our own pace as we grow within the society, then as the change comes to us, we all then become wiser as we grow old.

Within this society we all live today, there are some who think they are better than us all, as they try to achieve all the power, control and greed over the rest of us. I have a news flash for you: Nobody is better than anyone, we are all similar and equal to each other, the only difference is, we are all unique to each other, and when we come together with this uniqueness, then we all can change and grow properly and be better and stronger moving forward. There is nothing we can not do when we grow properly and accept change with confidence, there is no one who is smarter or better then ourselves, only that we all learn at our own pace, and when we take care of that inner child within us properly, then we can not only grow properly on the exterior, we can also grow properly on the interior as well.

Not only do we grow and change as we walk our paths of this journey, there is the plant life, the wildlife, the sky, the bodies of water, mother nature, etc. Everything around us grows and changes as well. There is so much growth and change going on within the calendar year of the four seasons, it is hard to keep up with and at times take totally for granted, the death within the season of Fall of all the plant life, to the white Winter blanket of the cold winter months, then the re-birth of the Spring months, to the vibrancy of the Summer months, the change within the seasons is enough to very easily lose track of. From year to year as you venture out within mother nature, you can clearly see all the changes, one thing you may see one year, may not be the same the next year. Everything throughout this journey of life will go through change, which then leads to how we grow properly, so we can walk our paths in peace and happiness always.

” With faith there will be hope, through change there will be growth”

” The Shepard will lead the Sheep throughout their journey, but that does not mean the Sheep can not lead themselves or that we can not be the Shepard ”

What’s in a Journey

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There are many paths within this one big journey,

A journey is made up of what we make it,

Not all paths will be paved or groomed,

Some paths may require hard work and planning,

There is no set path as it comes to each of us to blaze our paths,

A path by one which seems to bring joy and happiness,

May not be the same path for you as well,

We all have our own likes, differences and dislikes,

So as to find that right path for you is like finding your purpose to walking this journey through life.

This journey through life will come with many headaches, pain and sufferings,

This journey will also come with much joy and happiness bringing us all peace,

This journey is many things and with faith in ourselves and Jesus Christ,

Then the hope will always guide us as we blaze our paths through this journey,

We can change our paths at any time along this journey,

Yes some change will bring us pain and sadness,

But change for the right reasons and change at the right time will bring us great joy,

Change is a big part of this journey and helps us to be better and stronger,

Which is why we need to embrace all change, sift through the different changes,

So change at the right time and change for the right reason will bring us great happiness.

This paths along this journey of life will have many obstacles and bumps that will leave bruises,

It is when we let the bruises dictate the direction of our journey we become lost,

This journey is more about how we get up and heal from the bruises,

Then it is about staying down and becoming depressed from the falls within the journey,

Part of growing into a society of many is how we grow and learn from the bumps and bruises,

Sometimes other factors stop us from growing further and stop us from getting up,

But when we dig deep and when we stay true to who we are,

There is no end to what we can do as the sky is the limit throughout this journey.


To reach the summit of the mountain will come with great reward along the path of the hike,

The trail you hike to the summit is a path with many obstacles that will knock you down,

But as you learn along the trail when you pick yourself up the reward is great at the summit,

Hiking a mountain is very similar to walking your path of this journey,

The paths will challenge you, have many obstacles in your way and knock you down at times,

But we learn how to pick ourselves up along the mountain trail and continue up the mountain,

The reward then is that much more beautiful,

The journey of life may be similar, but also has some difference to it like other variables,

That may consume us and keep us in the clutch of darkness with no light,

But the same of the hike as in the journey of life,

When we stay true to who you are, keep the faith of ourselves and Jesus Christ,

There is nothing that can keep us down and we will always get up better and stronger,

No matter what path we walk, what mountain we climb, throughout this journey of life.

” The reward is great no matter what path you walk throughout this journey of life and as you take the right steps as well”

” Through darkness comes the light with great happiness when the journey you walk is correct”

” change can hurt and change can be beautiful, but change that is embraced will help smooth out the path”

” The bumps and bruises can hurt, but never let them dictate the direction you take along the path you walk”

Does Volatility really pay?

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The way the year of 2020 went, and so far in 2021, there really has been no change, I really think the worst is still to come…..” I hope I am wrong”. With what happened in the stock market yesterday, and all the media filling us with their crap, from what this sounds to me is, and yes I looked at many good sources for this, this has become a financial fight between the little guy, and the so called ” big powerful financial elitist”. It is really sad that the actions, or should I say the in actions of some, have turned into great division among us. Just because the party of Denial (democrats), want all the power, control and greed of everything around us, the rest of us have to suffer and feel great pain from their stupidity, all this ugliness we are seeing before our eyes, proves beyond a shadow of doubt, that we all have buried our true feelings deep within, so deep, that our hearts have gone cold toward each other, the love of Jesus Christ that warms our hearts with love, is also buried deep within with our true feelings, and if we only truly enter the doors of the house of God, to truly believe, with true faith, then just maybe there will be hope for us all, so we can move forward, as we walk our paths, through this journey of life.

This Journey of life that we all are embarking on, really does not have to be like this, it’s just that some, in some way shape or form, have been hurt really bad, so bad that their hearts have become full of the cold, that Satan wants. We all have been hurt in many ways, but when we bury that hurt without trying to fix the wrongs, now we don’t give ourselves a chance to truly heal, and when we don’t heal, now we become someone for who we truly are not. I get the fact that we all want change, but when we keep the status Quo, then we really do not get any change that we want. Very true that change can be tough and bring us more hurt, but when we do not change for the right reasons, then we will never know just how much change can be so beautiful, all the ugliness around us today, starts with each of us, each of us too truly change for the better, so we all than can bring much happiness and joy to each other, as we all walk our paths, of this great journey.

Just maybe, what happened in the stock market yesterday will bring change? change where it brings the big guy and the little guy, on equal footing, instead of the big guy always becoming rich and the little guy losing everything? I get it, that the market gets affected in many different ways, and ways that most of us don’t truly understand, which is why we need to pay the big guy to help us understand, but if this changes the market for the better, with the words that we all can understand, then so be it, so we all can prosper and live within peace throughout this journey we all walk.

I am going to quote a movie from Stephen King, the green mile, ” Boss, I am tired, I am tired of all the ugliness within this world”, this is a great movie, and those who haven’t seen it, need to see it, not just sit and view, truly understand the true plot and message of the movie. Some may say King is bit out there? But the truth is, he hit it out of the park with this movie, like Big Papi, hitting a walkoff homerun, to win the World Series. I am not a big fan of Hollywood, as most within the walls of this area, try to bring their fictitious world, to the reality of this world around us, but Hollywood has come up with a few great, inspiring movies from time to time, with the Green Mile at the top of the list. I can think of another which also was a book from Stephen King, and it is ” the stand”. The stand is very similar to what is happening now, with this ” China Virus”, it is about a plague that slowly kills all around the world, sound familiar? There is another book out there that some do not want you to view, the book is 1984, by George Orwell, what was in the book is very similar to what is going on today. The far left Liberal Communists, want to take away our history, cause they do not want us to know what happened, as this is part of their political game of, power, control and greed, but history is how we learn to fix what we need to fix, so we can move forward better and stronger, as we walk our paths, through this journey of life.

This journey through life really does not have to be this hard, it is we the people that make it hard with our actions, it is the fear of change that keeps us from learning of our mistakes, the same fear keeps us from truly feeling our true feelings and emotions, with this fear having us hide deep within, while we portray a fake self, to all those around us. When we attack one another, this is not truly of who we are, just like when Eve got Adam to eat the forbidden fruit, this is the start of all the ugliness, just that within this society, we have taken it to levels of the unknown. Social media has robbed us all of the simple task of confronting one another, now we sit behind our devices, and bring hatred and ugliness, with a few strokes of the keyboard, then never do we hold ourselves, or each other accountable. When we truly fix ourselves, fix all our wrongs, become the person of who we truly are, have complete faith of ourselves and Jesus Christ, then our hearts will become full with warmth once again, with the love of Jesus, then once the love fills us, we then can take this love and share it with each other, so we all can, once again walk our paths, of this journey through life, within the peace and happiness, that Jesus showed us on his journey with us, as we all become better and stronger moving forward. God bless us all, as we get away from all this hatred and corruption, and move forward into a better and more peaceful world, for us all to prosper together in unity.

” Power, control and greed is the evil, love, happiness and peace is the good”

” The pain and the hurt doesn’t have to dictate our journey, let the love do that to become within the true happiness”

” This journey through life really isn’t that hard, it’s we the people that have made it this hard with our actions”

The light of Jesus Christ is with us all throughout this journey of life

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The light of Jesus Christ is within all our souls and beats within our hearts, Jesus is always there when we need, he will always heal us of our troubles. Jesus came and walked this journey here with us while sharing his love with us all, he sacrificed and died for each of us, so we can be free, not just as we walk our paths through this journey, but free of anything that we may encounter along this journey. This journey may not be perfect, we may not be perfect, but when we acknowledge Jesus Christ within us, this journey will be as close to perfect as perfect can be.

The darkness that encompasses us all today within this society, only comes to us as we have lost touch with the love of Jesus within our hearts, we have strayed away from the house of the Lord and put ourselves above Jesus Christ. The result of all this crap around us today, is a direct result of the fact that we all have lost the feeling of the love of Jesus within our hearts and souls. Our hearts have become cold towards each other as we only think of ourselves and put ourselves above one another, this is not what Jesus taught us when he walked this journey here with us, The problem of this society lies within each us and the solution is also within us, if only we could truly feel the love of Jesus within our hearts and souls. Within this fast paced society, where we want everything now and become impatient, most do not visit the house of God anymore, which the excuse ” I am too busy”, is the excuse of the day, instead of making a weekly trip and praying to Jesus, so we can heal ourselves of our troubles, when we do not heal properly, now we suppress and bury our troubles and try to move forward, but when we suppress we are only delaying til a later time, just we do not realize it at the time. Faith is a key component in our lives, not just faith in ourselves, but having the complete faith in Jesus Christ, as we walk our paths of this journey through life. When we lose the faith and have no confidence in ourselves, it is Jesus that helps us find it, so we than can have hope moving forward, as when there is faith there will always be hope.

We may walk many paths through this journey, but there is only one journey in our lives as we all have the same beginning and the same ending. The paths may change as other variables may change in our lives, these variables will come to us in many different ways, with some bringing much pain and hurt, there are many of us feeling the pain and hurt, and we all deal with it in our own way, we never talk to anybody of what ails us, because we don’t want to admit to any weakness, but as they say talk is cheap, on the contrary, talk will make us all rich, as it heals us within our souls, so we can keep moving forward better and stronger. For the most part, the pain and hurt will keep us from being true to ourselves as well as each other, it will have us hide within and become someone for who we truly are not, there are many today who are hurting, but we will never know, as they keep to themselves in this world of fast pace.

This journey may have many variables, but when we keep the variables to a minimum, this journey will then reward us with a journey well walked, Throughout this journey, Jesus is always within us no matter of what path we may walk, we just need to acknowledge him, so he than can help us heal from all our troubles. Jesus can’t help us unless we acknowledge him and when we distent ourselves from him, that is when our confidence goes away and the troubles seem to get bigger then they really are, which then the light turns to darkness and we become cold to everything around us.

” The light turns to darkness, then with faith and hope the darkness will then go back to the bright lights, that light up our paths moving forward”

” Talk is never cheap as true talk will help us become even richer then any amount of money will bring us to”

Faith in the journey, will give you hope moving forward.

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” He said the blessing, broke the loaves, and gave them to the disciples, who in turn gave them to the crowds. They all ate and were satisfied”.

Mt 14:19c-20

It has been said that…… ” when life gives you lemons make lemonade”, well too many lemons and you will pucker in distaste, too much sugar and now you get a sweet tooth, but when all is mixed correctly, now you can drink and enjoy. This journey through life is kind of like the lemonade, true life will throw you many curve balls, life will have it’s ugliness and bumps that will leave scars and bruises, but when you walk it correctly the journey will have many paths for you to be within peace and happiness always.

Jesus Christ came to us and walked this journey here with us, he taught us many things as he shared the love in his heart with each of us, He sacrificed himself, was beaten and died on the cross for each of us, as his love for every one of us never died, his love lives within all our hearts always and forever. Jesus Christ our Savior walked this journey and lead us from temptation, to the light of the path of righteousness, he showed us that when we walk this journey correctly, we to can have eternal life as he did, even after he died at the cross for each and every one of us. Tjhe love of Jesus Christ will never die, it will always be there for us, we just have to keep complete faith in him as well as ourselves, so we can have the hope moving forward along this journey of life.

We of this society also walk a path through this journey of life, but unfortunatly somewhere along the journey we lost our way into the house of God, we become afraid to walk through the doors of the house and because of that and over time, our hearts have become cold and the warmth of Jesus’s love has been buried deep within our souls. Yes the love is still there and will never leave us, we just have to acknowledge it and it will come back to us and welcome us with open arms. This society and because we have strayed away from Jesus , has brought us deeply into the darkness of Satan, with much ugliness and hatred all around, has shown us that, when we give into temptation, we can become overwhelmed and suffer pain so deep, that the hurt will bury the love deeper, just so we can try to move forward along our paths, but as we walk our paths the pain is always there unless we address it correctly, so it can leave us healthy and strong, as our hearts then get refilled with the warmth of Jesus Christ.

We the people with our actions are all a fault for not visiting the house of God and until we accept our own accountability for that, the hatred and the ugliness will never leave us and we may truly never feel the warmth of the love of Jesus within our hearts, as our paths of this journey becomes more bumpy with more chances of bruising us even deeper, will keep us from the peace and happiness and as the light within the path of righteousness stays dark, keeping us deep with the darkness of Satan, and within his power and control that leads us into nothing but destruction. At the last supper of Jesus Christ with his disciples, he broke the bread saying, ” this is my body to be given up to you”, then passed the wine saying, ” this is my blood”, when you visit the house of God and accept the bread and wine within you, this is the love of Jesus that fills your heart and soul, so you then can spread this love with each other, so we all can walk our paths through this journey of life in peace and happiness always, with the love of Jesus within us we then can move forward out of the darkness and into the light of the path of righteousness as we saw it, when Jesus had showed it to us, then with the true faith in Jesus as well as ourselves, we then can have the hope to move forward in strength and peace always.

” The road may be dirt and the mountain before us may look tall, but with the love of Jesus within us nothing will keep us from being of truly who we are”

” Sometimes we have to get through the darkness in order to truly see the light”

The flow through this journey of life

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

Jn 3:16

 

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

Not Government but self Govern

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Government whether State, local or Federal and with the way they can’t even come together on anything, is simply a bad example on how to unite for the rest of us and we are supposed to look up to them? Maybe if we learn how to self govern and not depend so much on any government, cause it is quite obvious that these so-called leaders care nothing for us, as they are all about themselves and their agendas. I have worked in the foodservice business for 39 years before I changed careers, I have worked with many different kinds of people, like religion, ethnicity, color, and nationality, since 1998 I have been saying we are in an ” all about me society”. What I mean is we were losing our empathy and love of one another as we only cared for ourselves, now this change was coming a lot earlier than this, but it was becoming really noticeable then. Then you add in the fact that there were broken homes at every turn along this journey, homes where there is only one parent where the child needs both parents to truly learn and grow moving forward, these parents split because they grow apart, but there was once a time that two parents took their marriage vows seriously, like death do us part, within this society, it’s more like til we grow tired of each other. The parents of today only think of themselves and it is the child who ultimately pays the price, it is the child who grows up into a society feeling incomplete because they were not taught the right tools or brought up in a healthy environment. True you can have one parent who shows love for their child, but the child needs it from both parents and both parents who stay together through thick and thin, there are so many lessons lost with only one parent, that the child then becomes incomplete as they grow into a society of many.

These children then grow and attend schools with other children, some get Bullied, some become the Bully, some learn to walk alone as others will do anything to just fit in, as these children get older they then think that they know everything and stop listening to others around them, so they then shut down and pull back from others around them, leaving them all alone and hiding within themselves. Now especially within a one-parent household, I get that the parent may work two or even three jobs to make ends meet, but that is no excuse to ignore the biggest responsibility of, caring for that child that you have created. Sure there may be a strong single parent, but for a child to grow properly and healthy, they need both parents as each one brings different elements to the teachings. A child is like a sponge as they grow, and whatever kind of environment they are in as they grow will become the environment they move forward into. If the child then alienates themselves from others, they then bury their true feelings of love and empathy deep within as now their hearts become cold, because, with no contact with others they do not know how to truly feel, we all have our issues as we walk our paths through this journey of life, but in order to self govern ourselves, we need contact with others, to make that governing complete.

There were many life events that have and will come to us as we walk this journey, but if we never get taught properly as we grow, we will never be ready for any of these events, we then will form our own ideologies, we will tell ourselves over and over these ideologies are the way of life and then right or wrong then live as if they are real, for many years now, children have not been taught properly of right and wrong, so within this society of today it truly is showing, just that now we as a society are living among all the ugliness and hatred from it all. Throughout history and throughout all our lives from the beginning of Mankind, each society has had their issues, just that now within this society and through all the technology we have, these issues have become so overwhelming, that we do not know where to start fixing all the issues before it becomes too late. I have a good idea, how about self-governing, instead of relying on any other government that wants nothing more than to control each one of us at every step of our paths.

There are many parts of this journey that have brought us many issues, some of these issues has brought much pain to us all, but as we try to move forward from the pain we also bury deep within a big part of who we are, Sometimes it is okay to glance back into the past to see the error of our ways, so we can fix what we need to fix, but when we get stuck in the past and never let it go, then our issues of today become even worse, which we then bury further who we are and become someone for who we truly are not, so we can try to move forward with no pain from the issues. With the pain and being of not who we truly are, we then will do things we normally would not, we let ourselves become brainwashed to whom or whatever makes us feel comfortable, which we then let the whom or what control us, as now we think everything is all okay? Now this explains perfectly what is going on today, with all the ugliness, hate, control, and greed that is all around us. We are all stuck within the past, instead of just glancing back, so we can fix what we did wrong in the past and move forward today better and stronger, as we walk our paths through this journey of life.

 

” There is a difference between a Government and self govern, we just have to listen and be taught correctly what the difference truly is”

 

” A society scorned leaves the people within that society hurting with real pain and becoming someone for truly who they are not”

 

” A child is like a sponge as they grow up and whatever environment they are in will become their life as they are older”

 

 

 

The path through the journey

 

We all walk a path through this journey of life, The paths are not always smooth like silk, nor are they as beautiful as a Rose on a sunny day. There will be many trying times that bring the clouds and the darkness, that makes the path hard to navigate with each step, we need to take one step at a time and feel our way around each corner, but one thing that is for sure, the darkness will never last and the light is always in front of us when we keep the faith so the hope will help us move forward always, with the strength to be better with each step.

Sometimes we need the darkness so we can see more clearly of what is truly around us, the darkness brings us to appreciate everything more, not take for granted all that we may have, the path can only be smooth for so long, only when it appears to be smooth we then get stuck in the comfortable rut that may have us find this fake reality, then there are these life events that may come to us, some will try to knock us down and disrupt our journey, while others will simply pass with little trace, we do not know it at the time, but these events can help us move forward better and stronger, just in the heat of the event we become lost and totally lose sight of who we truly are.

All the paths through this journey of life are not magical and do come with some work, just that we have to work as we go, so we can smoothen the path with each step. We should never take anything for granted throughout this journey, only because nothing ever lasts unlike what the visions within our dreams may show us, dreams may be something that has us escape our reality for the short term, but as the dreams come from our inner self, could they possibly help us heal from our realities?  It is okay to dream to help us escape, because when we put in the work then just maybe our dreams will help us walk our paths of this journey better and stronger.

This journey through life will bring us to many crossroads, many other paths that will bring us to a world of temptation, but when we stay true to who we are, then the temptations of these will pass like the darkness and the storms that may come to disrupt us along our paths, this journey comes with many twists and turns that will make us dizzy if we do not pay attention, but with the faith in ourselves and in Jesus Christ, the hope will always be right there in front of us, to keep us happy and healthy throughout this journey, with true happiness coming to us as we walk the path we chose. This journey through life will throw everything at us, even the kitchen sink, but when we stay true to who we are, no matter what is thrown at us and with the hard work we put into our paths, the path we chose to walk will always be as smooth as we want it, because to us and within our hearts, no matter how rocky the road is, the path through this journey of life, will always be as smooth as silk and be as beautiful as the Rose on a sunny day.

 

” Like the darkness, the storms will pass, bringing us into the light and away from any temptation that may be around the corner”

 

” The magic of the path is totally within our power if we truly believe and stay true to who we are”

 

 

quiet solitude journey

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Within this fast-paced society it is very hard to find quiet solitude, but now as this virus has reached around the world, leaving us all within the walls of our homes, the roads to all the journeys are empty, with that quiet solitude at every turn. Life’s journey has many ways that will test us, it will trip us up and make us stumble which some will fall then struggle to get back up, as others will brush off the dirt and keep moving forward. Life’s journey will throw everything even the kitchen sink at times, but it is how we react to the journey with our actions, that will determine just how far we go and if we truly reach the destiny we set out to reach.

Right now as we are all secluded within our homes, the streets around us have that quiet solitude, the virus has us all being held hostage within our homes, but are we really getting back to who we are, or are we glued to our social media and ignoring those we hold close? We can look at this pandemic in two ways, one we can see truly what socialism is all about, not being able to travel freely or going to the grocery store and what we want is never there, with the Government controlling our every move, or we can look at it as getting back to who we are, taking a pause at was once a fast-paced society, to slow things down so we can get back in control with ourselves, so we can enjoy this journey with each step.

When we move at speeds unknown this journey will pass us by and we will never know what it was we passed, it is good to slow down and enjoy what is around you from time to time, this will help us from losing control, this will help us to never lose sight of who we are, so we then can always stay in touch with our true feelings and emotions. I get that social media is a good way to stay in touch with each other, but at what cost will it be towards us? We will lose that true interaction with each other, that interaction that helps us grow stronger and better with each step. That interaction we get from social media is fake, some may make themselves out to be something they are not, only because they hide deep within reality, they hide in plain sight, just that the plain sight is them behind their technology devices.

It is perfectly okay to take time to see what is around you, you need not go 100 miles per hour all the time, because at that speed you will never see the true beauty that is around you and you will only see the fake reality within your social media. Take time to step outside your comfort zone, step within the world of mother nature and relax with the sights and sounds of her beauty, yes she can unleash her fury also, but she has much more beauty, you just have to slow down to truly see it. True there may be many different viruses that may cross our paths, some we may not be able to stop, but with the true faith in Jesus Christ, there will always be hope for us all to hold to, so as the viruses take their hold, they will never last. Sometimes a virus may seem like it has a journeys life all to itself, as it works it’s way to us all, simply look into the past of Mankind and you shall see that other societies have also had some kind of virus spread within them, why you may ask? The most likely answer is that never-ending feud between God and Satan, God wants nothing but to bring us good, the light and love for us all, as Satan will only bring us the darkness of pain, destruction, hatred and ultimately death by walking into the fires of Hell, so as we sit within our homes, let us get back to prayer, get back to that true faith in Jesus Christ, so with the hope and our common sense, we together can put an end to this virus, from taking on a life of its own, as we then move forward within this journey of life.

 

” With our lives on hold and everything closed around us, let’s get back to who we truly are, get back to the faith with our hope ending the spread of this virus”

 

” The roads of a fast society may be jammed up, but the roads of a slower society will always be free and clear and open for all travel”

 

” Socialism never works in a society, it will have you secluded and trapped deep within your being”

 

 

40-day journey well worth any sacrifice

 

 

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With yet another Lenten season upon us and as the 40-day journey has begun with us going to church and having the ashes placed on our foreheads, let us all sacrifice something within our lives much the same as Jesus did, showing our faith in the Lord and we haven’t forgotten what he did for us all when he walked his journey here with us.

Jesus also walked this 40-day journey and was confronted by many a temptation, with the biggest temptation coming from Satan himself. We like Jesus get tempted by the power of temptation many times through this journey but as Jesus kept the faith in his father as well as himself, showed to us all that even with the power of temptation bearing down on our souls, when we stay true to who we are when we keep the faith in ourselves as well as Jesus Christ, we to can overcome all temptation and no matter how hard we struggle, we can walk our paths through this journey of life, better and stronger and reach for the stars as there is no force strong enough to conquer us as we move forward, just as Jesus did throughout the 40-day journey.

The Lenten season is one of the most special times of the year, but if you have lost all faith in yourself and Jesus Christ, have become a non-believer in any kind of higher power,  then this time of year will have you wondering with no direction and susceptible to any kind of temptation that may come your way. Temptation is a very powerful force that will control everything in its path, yes it can suck you in but it will also spit you out just as fast and it really does not care for the condition it may leave you. We all will be tempted by each other as well. we see one with a lifestyle you dream of, then wonder why you can not have the same? We may try but then end up with much more issues then we can handle, when we just simply be who we truly are, sacrifice when we need to move forward better, so we then can have the strength to resist all temptation that may knock us down and keep us stepping backward instead of moving forward.

Temptation is quite simply Satan trying to take control of us all as well as everything else within this world, temptation at times will come with a sugar coating surrounded by whip cream and cherries, it will promise us the world but never deliver on its promise. When we stay true to who we are, resist all that the temptation may bring to us, never lose the faith in ourselves and Jesus Christ, then we can resist and conquer all that temptation may bring to us, so we may prosper and walk our paths of this journey through life, in the peace and happiness that God envisioned for us all. You can clearly see within this society of today, that there are so many that have given in to temptation, so many that have lost the faith in themselves as well as Jesus Christ and because of that we are all traveling in so many directions, that we all have lost our way and there is no GPS made that will bring us back in the right direction, only Jesus himself can do this, but as we have let Satan control us through the temptations, we do not even give Jesus a thought, let alone even having any faith at all.

So as we walk yet another 40-day journey through lent, let us walk it with a purpose, let us walk it with meaning, as we sacrifice as Jesus did, learn that when we resist the temptation that not all is lost and the world will not end, as with the total belief in ourselves and in Jesus Christ, we can get back to who we truly are, we can get back to walking our paths with confidence, so this journey through life will have a meaning once again, it will have a true direction without wandering in circles, through temptation we become stripped from being of who we truly are and lose sight of what this journey is really about. With the total belief in ourselves and Jesus Christ, we then can truly find that path of righteousness, which Jesus told us about as he walked this journey with us, but right now as we have become overwhelmed with the power of temptation, we are all walking in so many different directions, that we have lost the sight of true reality which will lead us nowhere and further away from, having any faith in ourselves or Jesus Christ.

That old saying of, ” keeping up with the Jones” is so far from the truth, but as we become tempted to do so, we find that what may be good for one, may not be good for another. This journey is full of many paths as well as many temptations, but the only way to walk this journey confidently is, to be truly of who we are and to have complete faith in Jesus Christ, as he showed us in his 40-day journey, just how much he loved us, by the true sacrifice he made for each one of us. It is not about forcing oneself and your beliefs on each other, as it is totally about loving one another, no matter of what may cross our paths and when we walk our paths correctly, then this journey through life will be that of peace and happiness for us all, so as we take stock in our lives in this Lenten season, let us all throw out what we do not need and sacrifice these things, so we then can move forward with what is important, as we then follow the lead of Jesus Christ, away from all temptation, to be better moving forward and as we show respect, dignity, and love toward one another always, throughout this journey of life.

 

” The season of lent is one of sacrifice, much like Jesus did while he showed his true love toward all”

 

” During the season of Lent, we should take stock in our lives sacrifice what we do not need and move forward better with only what we need”

 

” 40 days and 40 nights to get back to who we truly are and move forward better and stronger”

 

” Temptation is a strong force but we are stronger when we stay true to who we are”