Month: July 2013
That is why is is so imperative that we recognize our total dependence on God and that all else is circumstantial. This is a curious study to me… http://www.upworthy.com/take-two-normal-people-add-money-to-just-one-of-them-and-watch-what-happens-next?c=cp1 He states altruism leads to greater freedom but we tend to push this attitude away the more we prosper…so say the scriptures as well…when we prosper we think we did it…and really it is God … Read More The Privileged Will Tend To Be More Selfish and Consider It Their Due
Freedom basics as presented by our Savior, Jesus Christ, are autonomy. Merriam-Webster Definition of AUTONOMY 1: the quality or state of being self-governing; especially : the right of self-government 2: self-directing freedom and especially moral independence 3: a self-governing state He said we are to love others as we love ourselves so we must have a self to begin with that we might give … Read More Freedom Basics, One, Two, Three
You know how when you were a child you only had to cover your eyes and you thought that you could not be seen? Then as you become a teen you begin to feel like everybody is looking at you and you are certain they are staring at that zit on your chin or your hair that was out of place. As an adult … Read More …Is It PTSD or A Spiritual Insight?
(Note: I am a woman who is currently 56 years of age and find myself in the middle of life with children grown and aging/deceased parents. I am also of reasonable good health at this time. This list consists the places that I recognize that there is “unusual stress” in my life. It may or may not be like the kinds of things that stress … Read More Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Today Part Three
Pain is there, underlying all that I do, because ever since I have received the sure witness of God’s love for me he has also given me a love for all mankind…actually I had accepted that portion of his love as a child of neglect and abuse, deciding to love rather than hate…it was me that I did not allow to live or be … Read More Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Today Part Two
Post/after, traumatic/upsetting, stress/life, disorder/opposite of order….lol, my definitions…(PS… I am not a doctor or professional in any field, just a FYI) I wonder if there is anyone who does not have post traumatic stress disorder? Is not birth about the most traumatic thing you can experience in this life? Going from an environment where all is well in every sense to a place where … Read More Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Today Part One
I started looking into returning to meditation a few months ago. I have taken cautionary steps to experiment with the digitally induced meditation experience that I have decided to proceed with. I want to share some of my thoughts and experiences as I begin this life changing practice once again. One of the first things that I learned about meditation was that meditation can … Read More Meditation, Getting a New Start In An Old Practice