If there is an enemy and I am not so sure there is, it is rich fat cats scamming the system while we fight amongst ourselves for the simple reason of wanting to be right.
Folks I understand you are angry but I am asking you to get over it and find your hearts. “For the wrath of man does not produce the righteousness of God.” That from my man James.
“The combined wealth of the richest 1 percent will overtake that of the other 99 percent of people next year unless the current trend of rising inequality is checked, Oxfam warned today ahead of the annual World Economic Forum meeting in Davos.” Oxfam report.
The report goes on to suggest those richest 1% have seen huge strides in the financial, insurance, pharmaceutical and health care fields. Ironically these are the same groups that buy up American politicians of every denomination and erode our bill of rights at every turn.
Poverty does not need to be overcome; I lived in poverty for years, and was happy because of my relationship with God and Christ. I still do not have a lot of money, but I am rich in friendship and community.
Every hardship is easily endured if you have people around you that you can trust and enjoy the simple pleasures of life with.
However, a poverty of goodwill, a poverty of kindness, a poverty of generosity towards each other, that is what is dragging our country down in my opinion.
I know a lot of the folks that read this page, the things you hold dear like; hard work, strong families, a love of God and country is going the way of the dodo bird. I don’t think that is the case, but I may be wrong.
But if you don’t want an elite worldwide oligarchy controlling all the wealth and controlling all the politicians, we are going to have to stop the silly non-sense and elect some folks who will actually work in our interest and the interest of the constitution.
Admit it aren’t you tired of getting all fired up over stuff and seeing it get you no where?
My girlfriend and I recently watched McFarland USA starring Kevin Costner. Great, great film about a white coach who turns a bunch of migrant laborer’s kids into the California cross country state champions.
There was a scene in the movie that flashed on the nearby prison and I had the thought prison’s arise out of rejection.
Christ tells us to never judge, forgive every trespass and, most importantly, to love one another.
A love of self, a love of God, a love of community, a love of hard work, of country, all these things flow from a healthy, loving heart. That these things seem to be diminishing only shows how important it is to find our own compassion based on Christ’s example.
Lots of folks in this country, including yourself, have known rejection, fear and hate. But who feels it the most? Lets look at the prisons, lets look at our inner cities and the wrong side of the tracks in our towns. It is the poor of every race. Trust me it ain’t the poverty that bothers them, it is the rejection by everyone else around them that drives them to drugs and crime.
Everyone in this country is fighting about race. Well in my mind racism ain’t racism; it is self hate and rejection projected onto someone else.
So look at the poor in your community. The lazy, welfare cheating, drug doing, crime spreeing, no goods of this country and understand they too want a healthy, happy life. Be strong enough to include them in your lives as friends and community members and you will find your inner blessings of joy blossoming out in every direction.
Then we may wake up and figure out a way to put the fat cats out to pasture and even if we don’t, we will have happiness, something most fat cats know nothing about.
This brings me to my latest Hobo Metaphysic: Feeling rejected? Include someone. Peace
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