Life…

Appreciation, Hope, Joy, Love, Self-Realization

 I’m not sure why but I felt like writing after a few experiences I had today. There has been a lot on my mind and I want to express it in writing…I hope the words and thoughts come out appropriately…if you like this or agree with it please share it 🙂

Why is it that we have become so disconnected from one another? When did we forget to love each other truly? There are murders and fights because of religion, skin color, beliefs, money, and so much more. We have gone so far to acknowledge our diversity that we have forgotten about our unity. We look at our differences as keys to our individuality, but what about the thing that connects us? Our diversity is such a beautiful thing meant to be enjoyed and marvelled at, not something that seperates us! Of course we are individual physical beings but what about the Spirit or Life Force that resides within us? That Spirit that connects everything and All.

We look at each other and say “You are different from me! I cannot treat you with the love that I treat myself with!” And that is not simply differences in physical attributes, but because we do not all believe the same thing or like the same thing. It truly hurts my heart to see how out of touch we have gotten with our true selves. Why have we inundated ourselves to believe that we are less than beautiful divine beings? Every religion tells us that we are created from ONE Source, so why do we fight over who’s Source is better than the other? Why are we so self-righteous? Why are we so angry? What has anger ever accomplished? Has it healed a scar? Has it mended a broken heart? Has it ever done anything worth noting? All it has ever done was bring about much choas in a world that is meant to be so beautiful and bright. Does the river cease to flow because an angry man jumped in it? No, it gently moves to the man’s side and flows around him! Why then do we feel the need to push through the man instead of simply acknowledging him and moving around him as the river does?

Life is so beautiful, with so much wonder and amazement, and yet all we seem to do is complain about this person or that person, this job or that job, this ailment or that ailment, this bill or that bill. We forgot how to be child-like…we forgot how to see the world as a brand new experience, a new adventure to be explored and enjoyed each and every day! Our parents and radios and televisions, although they may have been well-meaning, brought and taught us nothing but fear and overwhelming thoughts. We were taught to work hard for money, we were taught to be careful on our bikes so that we didn’t get hurt, we were taught that we could be anything that we wanted, but then we were taught to be realistic, we were taught to share, but then not to be too giving because we’d be taken advantage of.

Not once were we taught that within all of us was a Spirit that connected each and every one of us, that this Spirit has the power to heal scars and sickness, transform lives, and create worlds!!! Not once were we taught to hold steadfast to our desires and trust that the Spirit that is within us and surrounds us shall always provide what is needed. That because we are children of God, or Spirit, or Divine Source, that we are always taken care of. We are told to look for the answers from outside ourselves, from others. But the answers always come from within!!! It is that Spirit that illuminates our physical bodies that delivers the answers to us! When you ask it is given!!! Why would Spirit question whether or not you are worthy of the answers that are your God-given right?! We are worthy beings!!! When those answers will not only benefit you, but the rest of the world how could Spirit not jump at the opportunity to bless you with those answers?! Is our purpose on this earth not to bring forth the light in ourselves but in others as well?! Of course it is!! To truly connect with the Spirit within and lead the path for others to do the same!! It should be our privilege to help our fellow brother or sister! However, we first must find that beautiful light within ourselves so we can share that light with others!

We first need to start with ourselves by recognizing that we are forever eternal, forever beautiful, forever expanding, forever love!! For once we know this, it is then time to help others on their path as well!! It is much easier for another to tread the path once the footsteps have already been laid. This world needs light more than ever right now and I wish for all the world that we find the eternal Spirit within ourselves, one by one, until this world is shining as brightly as it is capable of!!! I hope that this finds you in someway and we can all begin to demonstrate and shine our eternal light in this world!!

With All My Love,

Zach

Emotions…what are they?

Appreciation, Hope, Joy, Love, Self-Realization

I’m not sure what I want to write about but for some reason I’m inspired to write. 🙂

Do you ever have those moments where you are just inspired to do something? You have no idea why or how to do something but deep within there is a huge push to do something? Lately I have been having that feeling quite often. And the only explanation I have for it is that the Divine Source, or God, is telling my spirit to do something. To be honest, whenever I follow through with the push I am always rewarded. Even when it is the smallest reward I am still rewarded. Has anybody else had the feeling? I’m sure that most of us have, but in a world where we’re allowed to question everything we seem to trust less and less in ourselves and instead question that feeling.

Who has ever questioned a feeling they’ve had about something and when they did they didn’t feel very good? Or how about if you have followed through with that internal push and felt amazing? Why don’t we listen to ourselves? Seriously! We listen to our parents (well most of the time), we listen to teachers, to counselors, people we feel hold a position of power, but never ourselves! What is with that? Why is what someone else is saying more important than what the Source is telling us? Of course others contain knowledge about topics and experience  in areas we would like to learn about, but how can you listen to someone else without first listening to yourself? Our emotions and “gut feelings” are there for a reason! 🙂 Not simply to make us feel uncomfortable, but to guide us! 😀 To guide us on the path that we have chosen and told the Source. We constantly go day-to-day experiencing situations that we want and don’t want and we unconsciously let the Source know what it is we want!!! When our contradiction between ourselves and the Source arise that is when we feel bad! Think about it…your boyfriend or girlfriend tells you you’re not good enough for him or her. You begin to feel awful, your body is tired, and you have a horrible feeling in the pit of your stomach. That is the disconnect between what you are thinking and what the Source feels about you! When someone praises you, and you feel good, that is the Source agreeing with what you are thinking in that moment! 🙂 Consider that. Think for yourself about the purpose of your emotions. Why would we be given the ability to feel emotions if they didn’t have a purpose?! Everything in this vast universe has a purpose no matter how many people disagree with that! EVERYTHING HAS A PURPOSE!!!

I ask you, whoever reads this, to take what I’ve said into consideration and see if it helps you a little bit. 🙂 Come to your own conclusions and make use of the greatness that is within you!!!

With Joyous Love,

Zach

“When the voice and the vision on the inside become more profound and more clear and loud than the opinions on the outside, then you’ve mastered your life.” Dr. John F. DeMartini

A Story of Love…

Appreciation, Hope, Joy, Love, Self-Realization

You never know when someone will need your smile or just a friendly hello. Let this story fill your heart with love, joy, and appreciation and maybe brighten up your day a little.

A farmer had some puppies he needed to sell.
He painted a sign advertising the 4 pups and
set about nailing it to a post on the edge of
his yard. As he was driving the last nail into the
post, he felt a tug on his overalls. He looked
down into the eyes of little boy…

“Mister,” he said, “I want to buy one of your
puppies.”

“Well,” said the farmer, as he rubbed the sweat
off the back of his neck, “These puppies come
from fine parents and cost a good deal of money.”

The boy dropped his head for a moment. Then
reaching deep into his pocket, he pulled out a
handful of change and held it up to the farmer….

“I’ve got thirty-nine cents. Is that enough to take
a look?”

“Sure,” said the farmer. And with that he let out
a whistle.. “Here, Dolly!” he called.

Out from the doghouse and down the ramp ran
Dolly followed by four little balls of fur.

The little boy pressed his face against the chain
link fence. His eyes danced with delight. As the
dogs made their way to the fence, the little boy
noticed something else stirring inside the doghouse.

Slowly another little ball appeared, this one noticeably
smaller. Down the ramp it slid. Then in a somewhat
awkward manner, the little pup began hobbling toward
the others, doing its best to catch up…

“I want that one,” the little boy said, pointing to the
runt. The farmer knelt down at the boy’s side and said,
“Son, you don’t want that puppy. He will never be able
to run and play with you like these other dogs would…”

With that the little boy stepped back from the fence,
reached down, and began rolling up one leg of his
trousers.

In doing so he revealed a steel brace running down
both sides of his leg attaching itself to a specially made
shoe.

Looking back up at the farmer, he said, “You see sir,
I don’t run too well myself, and he will need someone
who understands.”

With tears in his eyes, the farmer reached down and
picked up the little pup.

Holding it carefully he handed it to the little boy..

“How much?” asked the little boy “No charge,”
answered the farmer, “There’s no charge for love..”

The world is full of people who need someone who
understands..

It’s National Friendship Week.

Show your friends how much you care.
Send this to everyone you consider a FRIEND.

If it comes back to you, then you’ll know you have
a circle of friends.

With Love,

Zach