Sitting in my office this morning knowing today is a day of thanks I gave serious thought to what that really means in the grand scheme of things.
Knowing the history of the founders of our land and the Fathers for our great Constitution it makes one wonder how a country with such accomplishments and future potential has become riddled with corruption, lies, deception etc and what I would call out right evil.
Yes, there is plenty of good things still going on in this nation but you cant ignore the times we are in and how different they are from an ethical standpoint looking back a measly 40 years. We have become desensitized in our paradigm of life by everything from political correctness to the ever present demand for instant gratification and sense of entitlement.
With a growing culture of people raised in this entitlement mentality it makes you wonder if those supporting this system have a clue what they are doing. I say they know exactly what they are doing and its part of a larger plan of control as there is no other logical reason.
Case and point: Most state parks have signs not to feed the wild life. Most states have similar laws. When asking the reason why we cant feed the wildlife the response is pretty standard from Park Rangers. "Feeding them creates a dependance that actually hurts them because when you stop feeding them they don't know how to take care of themselves and they end up starving to death." This would be the case with most family pets.
So if we understand the most basic principal of dependance as it relates to animals why on earth would we support a system that is just the opposite of what we do for animals? I know, the argument now is to claim I have no compassion for those in need, blah, blah, blah.
That is nothing but a lie and a perpetuated talking point by those that seek control of everything in our lives. I just believe that the compassion should come from the people, not the government. You see its real easy to sit back and do nothing and make yourself feel good by claiming its the Governments job to take care of those in need because you don't have to get involved other than by running your mouth.
Before the attack begins, ask your self what the definition of "need" is. Its pretty basic. "Need" - require (something) because it is essential or very important.
For example, a person NEEDS power because they require it to run a medical device that keeps them alive. I would agree, we as a people should be willing to take care of those needs as that is what a civilized society does. Note that I said people, not government.
I give Thanks to all the people that have stepped up and taken action to ensure those in Need receive what they require.
If we as a society are willing to be intellectually honest with ourselves and apply the definition of Need in these cases we all know about, we would end up quickly realizing that the numbers in Need are actually very small compared to the number of those in Want!
You see we have allowed ourselves to succome to the application of the word need in cases where the word "WANT" is more applicable. As it relates to our societal dependent people in want, not need, there will come a time when the Government simply runs out of other peoples money to support those who want in stead of those who Need! It is rapidly getting to a point that those in Need are labeled a burden on society and diminishing what we can provide to those who Want! One only need understand Obama Care to see that fact rapidly approaching.
I thank God for my ability to understand the difference between a Want and a Need!
While reading a Thriller, "The Eye of Moloch", I came across a page that rocked my world to its applicability to what I have been doing for the last 10 years of my life and what I have come to know by the Grace of God!
Page 238-239 of the book you will find these words:
"If you want things to change, first you've got to commit. Don't look to me or anyone else, look inside. Educate yourself, learn from history, this has all happened before and it'll happen again. And you cant just grab a sign and find a march and think you've made a difference. You've got to wise up before you rise up.
Every generation thinks it's all going to be different when they finally get into power. They think a better world is coming just as soon as the old folks die off. Not true.
This country only works if good people get involved. That better world you want wont come on its own, and if you think watching from the sidelines and making clever comments and sniping and whining is doing something, you'd better think again. Don't go to sleep at night until you've made this a better place than it was that morning. That's my message: You're the key. Without you we'll all be dead and gone before we ever see peace and prosperity again."
We are at war with the most dangerous enemy that has ever faced mankind in his long climb from the swamp to the stars, and it has been said if we lose that war, and in so doing lose this way of freedom of ours, history will record with the greatest astonishment that those who had the most to lose did the least to prevent its happening. Well I think its time w ask ourselves if we still know the freedoms that were intended for us by the founding Fathers.
You and I have a rendezvous with destiny.
We will preserve for our children this, the last best hope of a man on earth, or we will sentence them to take the last step into a thousand years of darkness."
I thank my God for providing me with the ability to see things for what they are. He has opened my eyes to the basic realization that Good and Evil is alive and well in this world. A realization that demands a choice be made. A choice of siding with either Good or Evil and a clear realization that action is required beyond just a selection of sides!
What side are you on?
Are you willing to do your part?