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But she had died slowly…

My neighbor died yesterday.  For good.

I was not very close to her mainly because she kept herself locked in her home most of the time.  She had a dog and a cat, too, that lived with her, or for her, not too sure which.

I wonder about people that want to leave earth but do so ever so slowly.  Sometimes it causes me to look at my own life and wonder if I do things out of balance.  People either eat, drink or other things to the extreme excess or not enough to sustain their life on a daily basis.  By the time you are my age, 65, you either have lived a good life or a not so good one-and the body shows for it, most of the time.

I do remember when I paid her a visit not too long ago.  It was during the summer months and I knocked on her door.  She allowed me to come in.  She did not bar me out.  I suppose that was saved only for her estranged family, how sad.  It was not easy seeing her physical state; she was not healthy to say the least.  Multiple problems and medical conditions too difficult to pronounce.  She did not stray far from her lounge chair much at all.  She could not and would not for fear of falling.  I gave her a dozen  fresh brown eggs and a booklet called The Way to Happiness which she politely thanked me for.

My neighbor said one of her favorite things to do was to look at the sun rise every morning.  I guess that’s one reason why I like to take photographs of the rising sun.  I, too, like to look at the new rays of light that come as a blessing out of the east each day.  And when I think of it, I’d rather look at what she did to help me-which was to appreciate life a little more and to be more active-active in helping others.

Each day there is an opportunity to change- to make life better than the day before.  To live life to the fullest.

Message:

Hello beautiful people! How did you like my thoughts above and photo?  I am very delighted to have you in my life to share my thoughts.  And thank you for all the likes I’ve received, too.  I have a lot of friends I’ve made on social media and also some followers, too.  But I would like to get to know you more, although  this platform makes communicating somewhat difficult.

So I have come up with a new game. At the end of each post I will ask you a question and you can reply in the comment below. Like today I want to know where you are from and what you like to do to help others.

 Okay. So I would like to begin:

I am from Michigan, USA.  I like to write inspirational messages and illustrate children’s poetry books that my husband, the poet, writes.  Where are you from and what do you like to do to help others? You can leave a comment in the section below…and thank you!  I appreciate you. 🙂

 

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Welding Ourselves Together

‘weld’ -meaning in this case:

  1. 2:  to unite or reunite closely or intimately architecture that weldthe past and the present*

There will be no mincing of words here.
The evil one’s or aberration ‘s sole intention, purpose and plan is to divide and conquer. 
For those that know me intimately, it has been my intention, passion and purpose in this lifetime to bring forth pure religion and true science to weld us together.
This might seem like a mighty big task for one person, but who is to argue with that Force within a being?  I have observed personally a few people in groups do great and mighty things; also those that work alone.  You may know of these people and groups, too. Some are leaders of nations, religions, communities and the like.  Some may be scientists, architects, or mathematicians.  Yet they can be found in the lowliest of positions as well. They, one and all, are indeed filled with a Force to be reckoned with.
I have long neglected that stance of determinism, persistence and fidelity to my cause.  And for this reason, I speak out today due to the times we are living in that you may bend your ear; I hope to incline you toward action.  Positive action producing good effects that are helpful to not only you but others.  I hope to provide you not only information but encouragement to keep on keeping on.
Every day people are waking up to the fact that we need to unite rather than  using death and destruction as an answer to our differences.  It is seen on the television, heard on the news, discussed in social platforms.  We must go into action mode so as to bring victory to the world, to America, to ourselves individually and collectively.  We have many more similarities!  It must start with ourselves.  We must re-turn to Source if not already connected up on a continual and consistent basis.  If we ARE connected up then the time is now!  We must act as our actions speak louder than words.
Are you and I putting into practice the Golden Rule or The Way to Happiness’ precepts (#19 & 20) which basically states:  “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you”?  Are we living by example in our thought, word and deed?  If not, then there are solutions and tools to use to get us where we need to be.  There are groups to align yourselves with that will help you and I bring victory to the cause of Freedom.  If we but only knew the precious treasure that lies within each of us, the Divine, Source, Spirit…call it whatever you will, then keeping that image as we look upon others will help us to transform our hearts, minds and souls.  Likewise, it is plain and obvious to see with our physical eyes the negativities in our environment.  This, too, can be changed, altered or transformed by the renewing of our minds.  But it is a call to action!  We must step out of our comfort zone to help others.
I propose that we work together to weld ourselves together in intellect using common sense with simplicity in our political and religious dealings and lives.  It can be done; it must be done for Freedom awaits you, me, America and the world.
Contact me if you’d like more information on what you can do about welding ourselves together at maryrensberry@yahoo.com.  I’d love to hear from you!
(I have devoted another WordPress site for this purpose which includes prose and poetry at: maryrisinger.wordpress.com.)

*”Weld.” Merriam-Webster.com. Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 23 Aug. 2017.