Category: universal stewardship

silence

Our silence makes us better listeners. It allows us to better understand our surroundings. Chaos becomes more comprehensible when we are silent. However, this does not mean that we should not speak out our minds or express our opinions.

Nature and the universe speaks to us. It is not quiet. It speaks the truth. It is not boastful. Nature goes about its course and it does not allow anything to get in its way. It follows its natural path. Let us learn from nature.

Communication is imperative.

So why do many people quote this saying?: “Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and to remove all doubt.” Critics, competitors, those who do not understand, or those who do not want their opinions contradicted usually make this quote with the intention of demeaning the other person. However, there are the few times when this saying applies to pompous individuals.

If you know the truth and it needs to be expressed, do not hesitate. Speak out. You may not be a great public speaker or a charismatic person, but do not let this stop you. Do not let the critics put you down. Be like nature. Communicate the truth.

When it comes to children, allow them to express their minds and while doing so teach them the meaning of prudence. Do not suppress them and then take the chance of scarring them for life and making them introverts.

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Promises

We make promises. God does not. Anything and everything that you want or could possibly want has already been provided and presented to you or laid out for you by God. You have to make your move to help yourself.

God does not threaten and promises you rewards for great behavior.

God is not about the eternal damnation or punishment in hell, and neither is he about the eternal reward of heaven. He is about accountability in terms of privileges. God is about serenity and love and the ever lasting opportunity to belong and be “more”. God simply wants us to live our eternal life (corporeal and spiritual), to love, to share, to prosper and to be happy.”

Just be nice and follow the principles and guidelines of universal stewardship.

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Love but never deprive, share and be balanced and you will be ENLIGHTENED

Inspired to write in 1969

My Philosophy in Life:

  • As humans, it is our nature to be on a quest.
    • Our origin is our past and we are heading for the future with multitudes of stopovers.
    • There is no destination, just stopovers in our journey to discover ourselves.
    • It is the journey that makes us who we are.
    • The more emotion we pour into our journey the more we improve.
      • Without emotion, we are nothing.
      • Positive or Negative, we have to give it our all.
      • The “Positive” or the “Negative” are simply the tools of our journey.
    • We have the freedom of choice and the power to reason.
      • Exercise this power and you will transform. The choices you make can either make you and others happy or sad. Anything and everything that you want or could possibly want has already been provided and presented to you or laid out for you by God. You have to make your move to help yourself.
    • Explore your surroundings.
      • Do your best to be aware of your surroundings. Everything around you is to be learned from. You can even learn from distractions. However, to achieve your goals, you must stay focused on the activity of your choice at any particular moment.
    • Experience the journey.
      • Remember your experiences. This is easier said than done. At the end of each day, thank God for all your experiences by helping others. Yes be they positive or negative, thank God that you are alive to experience them by making yourself a better person. Never ever blame God for the negatives in your life. You must learn from all the experiences in your journey. Learn to forgive yourself and others. Forgiveness is a great equalizer and it helps balance your life. Don’t get wrapped up in the in the negatives. Learn from them and move on to be a better person the next day.
    • Try to be happy. Smile and dance more often. Reminisce. Discover yourself.
      • The happiness switch is automatically turned on when you dance. It takes a lot of effort to stay angry when you are dancing.
    • Be balanced, share, and try to Love.
    • When your corporeal life ends, you will be held accountable for all your thoughts, words and deeds. Then this is carried forward to the spirit world where your journey continues.
  • Do not Cheat. Do not Insult. Love but never deprive, share and be balanced and you will be ENLIGHTENED.

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Responsible Prosperity

Prosperity comes with work, determination and focus to follow you goals, hopes and dreams. Hope is inherent in all of us. You can beat a person down but if he has a shred of hope in him, he will stand up and fight. Hope, with a hint of any possibility of success can help lead a person to prosperity.

Share your prosperity, share your abundance, share your knowledge, share your acquisitions and most of all share the love that is in your heart. Prosperity is threefold: Material prosperity, Intellectual prosperity, and spiritual prosperity. The acquisition of material and intellectual prosperity does not guarantee you happiness. Reaching for spiritual prosperity touches happiness, it touches love.

For humanity to prosper, we must share, we must be involved. Humans are born selfish! Parents and Adults must teach children to share, to respect and how to be nice. As you chip away at your “rock of selfishness”, sharing becomes easier. Conversations and relationships become less & less difficult.

As you prosper through life you must exercise prudence and responsible ways to attain your wealth and prosperity. There is no need to deprive others in order for you to succeed. Negotiation is a two way street. Being responsible means that it is your obligation to make sure that both parties are satisfied. Always keep in mind and follow the principles of universal stewardship.

Rewards seldom come immediately but you must stay focused, focus will determine your reality. You will always hear sayings about what money can’t get for you. Undeniably that is true. But nothing in this world can be accomplished without funding or trade. Dying for a cause or being a martyr may not cost you any money but promoting the martyrdom definitely will. Without anybody promoting what you died for means that you will soon be forgotten. 😭

The quest for prosperity does not mean the love of money. Without money(funding), the religion of Islam will be defunct. Without money Mohammad couldn’t have gathered his people around him. Christianity would be in the same boat. Even Jesus Christ needed funding to feed his followers. The same is true with all other religions. The Catholic, Mormon, Lutheran churches can’t exist without funding. Even the beggars need funding.

Money (FUNDING) allows us to trade. It allows us to SURVIVE and makes our dreams (goals) come true. People with wealth, health, education and influence can achieve their goals. Do not put down the rich just because you are jealous. Learn from them. Not be like them. Be yourself. Get a better perception of your surroundings. So, go out there and make money. Don’t be a leach. However, when you do go for the money, never Deprive, Insult or Cheat. When you have prospered and have abundance, please SHARE and always LOVE your family and be HAPPY. In our quest for prosperity we need to be responsible with charity and compassion in our demeanor.

In order to prosper we first need to survive. Survival is our basic instinct. To survive we the creatures of God need the basics of: Sustenance, Shelter, Energy, Unity, Propagation, Security, Exploration, Healthcare, Education, Pleasure, Leadership and Communication. Acquire your basic needs to prosper, but always with responsibility and accountability.

The development of technology allows us to manipulate science for the advancements towards prosperity of humanity, but more often than not, at the sacrifice of mother earth. The growing knowledge of science and technology is meant to help in the stewardship of God’s creation and not simply for the prosperity of humanity.

In times of prosperity and happiness, man doesn’t even have second thoughts about the “woes” of life. We become overwhelmed with thoughts of grandeur. So always have compassion in your heart and share your prosperity. God’s plan is simple. He created us. We are to take this gift of Life and live to be prosperous and happy, to love and to share our abundance and be accountable for our thoughts, words, and deeds.

When prosperity goes beyond the individual, and it sits in the hands of corporations and government, responsibility and accountability tends to be redefined for convenience. Governments and business entities have the same obligation to satisfy the needs of their citizens and or customers. They have the social responsibility to care for the environment and humanity while maintaining prosperity.

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