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God, Us and the Universe

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We are the guardians, protectors, custodians, keepers, caretakers, maintainers, defenders, overseers, curators, administrators and stewards of God’s blessings and creation.

God reveals himself to us through creation. We are not to have dominion over creation, we have been entrusted to live in harmony with God’s creation.

  • We are to have responsible and sustainable stewardship over God’s creation.
  • Utilize God’s creations to improve yourself, to achieve your goals, and to learn as much as you can from your journey in life. Do not abuse God’s creation. Gain from it and share your abundance. Develop what you can but with the attitude of sustainable development for posterity. Harvest the bounty of the world but always let nature return to its living splendor.
  • Always treat God’s creation with: RESPECTPRUDENCEGRATITUDE and KINDNESS.
  • Do not waste. Use only what is needed. Do not simply discard when you no longer need a usable item, donate it or recycle it. Recycle all waste products and do not simply dump them. Keep our environment clean.

We survive and prosper by utilizing God’s creation. As long as we are on this planet, everything that we do is intimately and intrinsically connected as it is all throughout the universe. The cycles, the randomness, the sunrise or sunset; for an instant there is no difference. It is all in the motion.

A man sailing out in the open sea sees a sunrise and at that very instant a man riding his horse somewhere sees a sunset. The air that the Brazilian feels against her face could possibly be that same air that gently touched the face of Jesus Christ in Jerusalem. The rain that the Australian feels rolling down his cheek could very well be originated from the evaporated waters in Mongolia. We are all connected. We all breath the same air and we all drink the same water. Care and sustain mother earth. Do not pollute, corrupt or defile our source of life. Let us protect our environment, our habitat.

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 salvation of God’s creation and not simply for the prosperity of humanity.

Every child outgrows its nest. Soon humanity will outgrow mother earth. Will mother earth be able to nurse us until our minds will be advanced enough so we can wield its ultimate power of traveling beyond time, space and matter with a the simple power of our thought? Maybe, maybe not. Until then let us not deprive mother earth with the advancements of science and technology. Let us be the stewards of the universe. Let us propagate universal stewardship.

The bible documents that humans shall have dominion or shall rule over the earth. It reads: “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule (have dominion) over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals, and over all the creatures that move along the ground.” That mentality has led us to the deterioration of our environment. We are not to have dominion or rule over the earth. We are supposed to be the guardians or stewards of mother earth.

The order of things are as follows: God, self, family, country(tribe), religion(ideology). Let us not ever forget that. Universal Stewardship is not about religion or country. It is about God’s creation.

The following topics are covered:

Instinctively we seek prosperity, longevity, and enlightenment

Survival is our basic instinct. To survive we the creatures of God have our basic needs:

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✅ 1. Sustenance: the air we breath, food, water, a source of strength, nourishment and universal energy. >> more…
✅ 2. Shelter: A sanctuary. Protection from the elements and from danger. A refuge.
✅ 3. Energy: resource for the maintenance of warmth, comfort, activities for continued progress and prosperity.  >> more…
✅ 4. Security: Protecting oneself and family. Method of guarding our community, its assets and equity . Protection from predators, from plunderers, from thieves, from bullies and those who deprive. Protection from natural disasters. Security guarantees survival. There is no security in weakness. Security sustains prosperity. >> more…
✅ 5. Healthcare: The weak, the injured, the sick, and the elderly must be cared for.
✅ 6. Education: Learn from your surroundings or environment. The sharing of knowledge is a must for the continuity of prosperity. To acquire and maintain sustenance, shelter, energy, security, and healthcare the community must share its knowledge through INFORMATION dissemination or education. Education nurtures innovation, science and technology.
✅ 7. Unity: Man needs to belong. Man needs a family. Man has a need for companionship, community, cooperation and camaraderie. Man has a need to bond and stay connected, we need relationships. We are happier when we are in a good relationship. We are healthier when we are in a good relationship. Humans deteriorate when we do not communicate, we fall apart when we are not united, we easily get sick when we are not in a prosperous relationship. Unity helps build the path to self-realization. Unity helps build trust. The inability to connect causes narcissism, it causes loneliness, it may even cause suicide. Unity demands love. Unity needs respect. Most of all humanity needs unity with God.
✅ 8. Propagation: Sexual Pleasure and Continuity of humanity. We get pleasure in helping create the next generation.
✅ 9. Pleasure: The need for enjoyment, amusement, entertainment, self-gratification, self-esteem, fun, happiness and contentment will always be sought for by humans. We get pleasure from achieving our goals.
✅ 10. Exploration: We are instinctively curious of the unknown. We pursue it. We question our own existence, the universe and we even question the existence of God. At the end of every quest, we embark on another. For every answer, we tinker with another question.
✅ 11. Communication: We need interaction. We need cooperation. In order for us to interact, we need to communicate. In order for us to cooperate, we need to communicate. In order for humans to achieve any of the above, we must communicate.
✅ 12. Leadership: As humans we always look for direction, guidance, control and management. As a group or a community we may all agree on something, but we always look up to someone to be in-charge, someone to be the leader.

Nobody has the right to deprive another human being from these basic needs.

Once survival is secure, our minds begin to think about prosperity. Let us go back in time when humans have not yet grasped the idea of farming, animal husbandry, reading, writing or advanced technology. The day to day activity of man was simply to find sustenance and maintain his shelter. As he was able to find the right dwelling for his shelter, he was able to return to this abode after he has garnered his sustenance for the day. This dwelling is a precious possession and must be protected for his survival. He begins to think of ways and means of protecting his prized possession. The skill set that he has developed for foraging and hunting must now be also directed toward the protection and preservation of his dwelling from predators and competitors who wish to plunder upon him. Man learns fast that it in order to survive he must not only have sustenance and shelter, he must also have security.

The survival instinct, forced man to think of his security. Injuries forced him to think of ways and means to save and cure himself.

As he became more stable, man began to think more of the what if’s. If I can do this, what will it do for me? The man who had the skills to cure wielded the power of life and death, and with this the notion of the power over death came to be. The man who had the highest skill set of security (fighting, attacking, defending) became the leader and protector. The community looked up to this protector and relied on his strength and skills for protection. They honored him. His words became commands that must be obeyed.
The man who had highest skill set of healing the sick became the “healer” and “wise man”. The community looked up to and respected these two. Man in his greed took advantage of this.

The healer attributes the healing of the terminally ill to a power that is beyond his own. He realizes this and thus the enlightenment that there is a power incomprehensible by him or others. The healer begins to rely on this power of the great being that he can’t see or feel but heals. He shares this knowledge and confirms himself to be the conduit to this source of power.

As time goes on, the “wise man” becomes a spiritual leader. For the severely injured he works his healing skills and begs the mercy of the being beyond.

Who is GOD?

Who are these “false gods”?

The human soul.

Satan, who is he?

Worship vs Reverence of God and Prayer

The evolution of sin and humanity’s obsession with “SIN””

Guilt and shame

Strengthen the bond of the village with Reward

The chief of the village grants rewards to those who are loyal to him. Positions of confidence and status are awarded to those who do good for the village and to those who maintain loyalty to the chief.

The spiritual leader formulated the same technique. He had to come up with the “salvation of the soul” from the damnation of sin. He had to create a place where the damned souls are going to go. This place of damnation became HELL, and the place of eternal reward became HEAVEN.

Advent of Religions

Pride Vs Vanity

Religions and ideologies must be kept separate from Government

Individual Peace, Family Peace, Community Peace, Country Peace, World Peace and Universal Peace

Quotes to live by

  1. Jesus Christ: “Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.”
  2. The Bible’s golden rule: “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you” or another way of saying it is: “Treat others the way you want others to treat you.”
  3. Moses: “You shall not steal, nor deal falsely, nor lie to one another.”
  4. Buddha: What we think, we become.
  5. Swami Sivananda: “Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.”
  6. Mother Teresa: “If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.”
  7. Billy Graham: “A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.”

Live, Love, Learn, Teach, Share-Not a race

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

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