Life well lived

What exactly is a life well lived? Waking up before the crack of dawn to watch the beachfront sunrise, eyes hung over, half lit cute smile, bed head, banana bran breath, coffee lips, tent pitched, love rolls right over into the arms of the soul mate.

Treats. ice cream. Gummy bears. chips. A fair. A ferris wheel. A rollercoaster. A jet ski. a zip line. A scuba dive. A juiy fat burger with the works. A decorated chili dog. Cherry italian water ice in June. A sparkling sunny clear blue pool with a slide. Your sleeping bag. Salted carmel popcorn. A camp fire. The sizzle of a charring marshmellow. guitars. A drum line. A dance floor. Bolstering your satus & wealth? Flaunting a wild nite or a saucy tryst? Glorifying god? Praising a higher power. Church. Picking eachothers brains. Good convo? Graduating. A nighttime stroll in sand under a lazy mellow yellow moon & twinkly faint stars. A picnic. A smooth cigar. A ruby pour of cabernet. A stroll down memory lane. Pet whiskers. Tail wags.  A panoramic mountain view. An exhilarating run.  An endless high. A snuggle. A long nourishing bear hug. Grandmas cozy couch. Meata-balls-a & sausage & spaghetts & garlic wafting through the air. Pizza. A cold smoothie; A hot day. Dessert. An epiphany. An idea. a darn good nap. A fascinating trip. A scenic drive. A racing heart. An exciting challenge. Togetherness. Family. Friendship. Comradery. Collaboration. partnership. Team work!. Acheivement. success. Peace. Sleep. Simplicity. Great shoes. A new do. A new favorite thing. Comfy pants. Sexy feet. painted toes. Venting woes. Sharing dreams. making a birthday wish. Seeing results. Reaping rewards. Helping out. Feeling included. Gravy. Sauce. Dip. Banana pancakes & fresh squeezzed juice. Fresh wild caught fish. Strawberries straight from the patch. A super awesome  gig. A tour. A show. A concert. A walk in the deep melodramatic spooky woods in Fall. An amazing wave. A tender inspiring heart warming movie that reflects humanity in the sweetest most magnificant way. Winning. A wild road trip. Discovery. Learning. adventure. knock down drag out wonderful debate. Flirting. Feasting. Pillow talk!

There’s sure something to be said about pillow talk…

Is that too much to ask?

Waiter guy: “Good morning madame, welcome to Wishtown Diner, what can I get for you?”

Me: “I’ll have…. a big fat spongy waffle, strong hot coffee, a Sunday kind of love & pillow talk, please & thank you.”

Press Play!

Cheers! 🙏💕

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The Decline of Civility: How to Rise to the Occasion https://www.amazon.com/dp/1792056850/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_GhqKDb53FJSZH

Chapter One: System Down

Liars are farmers and the lies are their seeds and then the lied to are the winds and they unknowingly spread the seeds around, and I am trying to dig up those seeds… which makes me a hoe.”

—Sarah Silverman

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Chapter 1: System Down

“Where did all the Cowboys go?” …Is code for: “have we humans lost our sense of common courtesy & decency toward each other, the planet, our own bodies, hearts & minds?” No really, have we become soulless creatures of blind habit? Are we just a big slow-moving sludge making its way over the plains of God’s green earth like a sticky snot glob in some B-grade horror movie? Remember when Frankenstein would sleep walk with his hands raised out in front of him making low gurgling groan sounds? Is the general public just a creepy caravan of mundane Frankenteins brainlessly following patterns & programs that insidiously keep sabotaging their inherent goodness? Why?

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it’s time to pause and reflect.”

Mark Twain

Why do folks keep repeating bad behavior & tormenting others with toxic vibrations, poisonous plots, hidden agendas, ill intentions, dysfunctional drama, confusion & noise? With all due respect of course, (hahaha), middle America has become a Jerry Springer generation of sorts… of half ass, subpar, limp dick, succubus, slithering, slothy, sycophants.

Syc·o·phant /ˈsikəˌfant,ˈsikəfənt/ noun

1: a person who acts obsequiously toward someone important in order to gain advantage.

>>>yes-man, bootlicker, brown noser, toady, lickspittle, flatterer, flunky, lackey, spaniel, doormat, stooge, cringer, suck, suck-up<<<

 

What a cool weird word…

On the contrary, thanks to the holistic movement for the conscious revolution where ascension on Gaia has been working for quite some time now, we are secretly redeemed on the daily due to the diligent devotional qualities of these spiritual folks raising the vibration of the planet by just being who they are. Hence why the human race stays afloat to keep having the opportunity to learn from mistakes & missteps & grow. But one fateful day… we may not have that luxury anymore, if we don’t start to rev up the processes of restoration, reversal, renewal, regeneration, mass unity, peace, kindness & nourishment. It’d be in our best interest to honor the soul of our planet better. Now more than ever.

In conjunction with individual small steps of positive personal growth & community progress, the grand infrastructure must also transform into a thorough SUSTAINABLE machine infused with “The Green New Deal” projections. If we are ever going to successfully excavate the dead bones of the past & grind them up to fertilize the future, we must embrace what is BEST for our Planet & a healthy human longevity. Small steps lead to big moves.

Here on Earth, the practice of elevated consciousness coexists with the flawed practices of distorted realities. Flawed practices undermine our free will to choose freedom, peace & fulfillment. Flawed practices do not serve our highest good. Just because we appear to be comfortable with these distorted behaviors & overly familiar with flawed realities, doesn’t make them proper, beneficial or the most efficient & effective way to live. Yet, people keep perpetuating them & thus forfeiting their will to choose to be a victor instead of a victim.

“We are all storytellers, we all live in a network of stories, there isn’t a stronger connection between people than storytelling.”

Jimmy Neil Smith

That said, unfortunately, we have bred nations of people that propagate false principles of miscreated realities. Block by block, lie after lie, thousands of false belief systems have been built from stories essentially whispered down the lane of a long line of filtered perceptions, aggravated assumptions, false facts, bias opinions, misconstrued writings, misread facial expressions, misinterpreted miscommunications. Whole communities of people have built regimes based on these flawed concepts & thus taught utter fiction to their kin & the collective. I mean what is it gonna take for people to finally wake the frigg up & realize? Like the sound of squealing breaks slinging around a street corner… come to a screeching halt, already! Wake up. Come to. Snap out of it! Like Cher exclaimed in the movie “Moonstruck.”

Why is the traffic not moving, people?

Okay, for one, we are way too over populated. The ratio of demand to supply is exorbitant. Humans now require more & more & more & more material sustenance than ever before in human history. The demand is painfully high for pharmaceuticals of every kind, medicinals, vaccines, super foods, super drugs, miracle serums, preventative maintenances, opioid alternatives, cancer treatments, hospice cocktails. The demand is painfully high for meat of every animal. Cow’s milk alone, is in the highest demand it ever has been in the history of the human race. YES, it is! Pop culture, media & advertising promote endorse & encourage: cereal, milkshakes, smoothies, gelato, designer coffee drinks, ice cream, chocolate, yogurt, sour cream, creamer, whipped cream, mac & cheese, everything smothered with cheese, cheese fries, cheese dogs, cheese burgers, wine & cheese, pizza, & more milk & milk & milk & cheese & cheese & cheese, & dairy galore… all made from the sore machine hooked, hormonally induced morally exploited tit… of a strung out mother cow.

Maybe you oughta consider that next time you are enjoying that Americano Cappuccino Macchiato Mocha, crème de la crème designer Latte with six sugars & 3 squirts of caramel at your fancy high priced coffee shop uptown.

Wine, spirits, craft cocktails, craft beer, tobacco, nicotine, marijuana, kava, kratom, hookah. Candy, bread, junk food, soda, sugar, coffee, eggs, bacon, subs, wings, burgers & fries. Power bars, energy drinks, protein powders, vitamins, hair products, skin products, anti-aging products, weight loss products, work out products. Clothes, shoes, jewelry, smart watches, phones, computers, electronic devices to the moon. Accessories, kitchen ware, household décor, pet supplies, auto related items, automobiles, gas, oil, heating & cooling.

Where are the minimalists?

The supply can hardly keep up with the demand these days. Black Friday has become a shitshow, frankly. Humans have become such big fat consumers that our natural resources are becoming, depleted, squandered, overused, & thus compromised. Wtf are we doing to this planet? We are driving it to drink is what we are doing. Just like we did to the Native American Indians. We raped their women, raped their land, stole their livestock & horses, abducted their children, disrespected their elders & pissed on their sacred spaces. Then (for a time anyway) many of them just gave up & became raging angry helpless alcoholics. Do you blame them? Similarly, the Planet is beginning to show very violent signs that it is unhappy with our blatant disregard, exploitation & unpreservation of its precious ecological designs.

The planet is not a happy camper these days. If I may personify it… She’s straight PISSED. And, she is clearly acting out via, hurricanes, fires, earth quakes, tornadoes, floods, landslides, volcano eruptions, Tsunamis, droughts, ice storms & the spread of disease. Dare I say the words “climate change” & the American politico might shit its pants. Select diseases have been proven to have a greater shelf life & spreadability now that the Planet’s temps are rising & bacteria can multiply faster. Don’t act like I am makin’ this shit up. Global warming is real. The Ozone layer is being eaten away, air pollution is responsible for 7 million human deaths a year, stats show.

It’s really not made up. It’s science. It’s also karma. Cause & effect. If you rape a land of its resources to an extreme, it will be thrown off balance & its eco system will begin to fall short, compromising a circle of life that once was nourishing & harmonic with us.

When a dance team is doing a routine on stage all choreographed in sync with each other… & one person appears to be thrown off, drunk, stoned, out of rhythm & moving the wrong way or just plain under the weather… it throws the whole performance out of whack. If one flute player inside of a symphony decided to go off the sheet music in the middle of a piece & do his own thing… the entire design of the symphonic arrangement will be completely interrupted. Same goes for our eco system. Humans have a born right to utilize the resources of the land upon which we live, but in moderation & with careful consideration of the earth & its precious inhabitants. Enough is enough. Not to mention, how giant our carbon foot print must be! Omg.

I’m no anthropologist, marine biologist, or scientist, but it doesn’t take a genius to notice how much waste people discard every second, min, hour of every single day. If a drone could fly above the earth & put a giant spotlight on just dumps & waste management sites across our planet like luminal lights up murder scenes like a Xmas tree, enormous trash pits would pop up all over the map, more than we can even imagine. It would probably bring a tear to the eye, honestly. We just keep burying poisonous toxic waste into the ground, & secretly dumping it in our oceans & act like there won’t eventually be consequences.

I recycle diligently, plastic & glass. Do you?

I still feel guilty that my “footprint” is massive though. It is! Once you start to recycle, especially if you never have before… you begin to witness how daunting it is, that waste comes from every single place in our lives. I am just ONE PERSON… & it collects so fast & furious, it’s ridiculous. Everything is waste… toothpaste tubes to shampoo bottles to potato chip bags, to the zillions of wrappers that people dispose of daily, to all the plastic & rubber containments that all products seem to be packaged in like they are goin’ to China.

Fact: The call to toss plastic straws out of our food system is growing louder and louder. This week an American food service company called: “Bon Appetite” banned plastic straws in more than 1000 U.S. eateries. Disney is the latest in a line of companies and cities that have banned plastic straws due to concerns about ocean pollution. Earlier this month, a ban on plastic straws took effect in Seattle. Since then, Starbucks and Marriott announced plastic straws and stirrers would be removed from their businesses. San Francisco is in the process of enacting a ban on straws and other plastic items, which would begin next July 1.

Disney also announced it will transition to refillable in-room amenities in hotels and cruise ships over the next few years.

Companies to ban plastic straws:

Alaska Airlines; Hyatt; Sea World Entertainment; Mc Donald’s; Royal Caribbean; Marriott International.

{It’s not just companies that are phasing out the use of plastic straws. Cities and states are taking action to reduce their negative impact on the environment as well; Seattle became the first big U.S. city to ban the use of plastic straws, beginning July 1 this year.}

Cities & States to ban plastic straws:

{Seattle; California, Hawaii. On the East Coast, New Jersey’s Monmouth Beach approved banning both plastic straws and bags, while in New York City a bill to ban plastic straws was introduced in May. In Florida, Miami Beach, Fort Myers Beach and St. Petersburg have all banned plastic straws.}

Kudos to you, my friends!

Fact:  1 million soft drink bottles are sold every minute around the world. Fact: last year, a study estimated that around eight million metric tons of our plastic waste enter the oceans from land each year. But, hey, “Science Friday” with Ira Flatow on NPR, just talked about the discovery of a plastic eating bacteria!! #hopeful

And yes, I’m a Pesce-Vegan. I eat fish. But, I will be the first to admit, the sea is raped too, polluted, & pillaged. Fish get tortured in their own way in droves in nets & suffer unnecessary deaths. They get farmed as well, in compact inhumane overcrowded tanks to feed on their own waste, they are genetically modified & multiplied just to be harvested for the sake of a buck. And unless I grow my own complete garden, buy small town local or from an organic horticulturist… My plant-based diet is killing little wild animals every single day when the big bad harvest machines go out into the big industrial farm fields & run over all the rodents, squirrels, rabbits, possums, birds, turtles & reptiles with nasty blades that shred them to bloody pieces.

We are no longer a species of hunter/gatherers we are rapists. We rape land. I’m well aware that the animal kingdom can be ruthless in and of itself. The animal kingdom perpetuates its own brand of torture amongst themselves with survival of the fittest, predatory instinctual behavior. They have a food chain to honor amongst themselves. Our job as humans is to oversee that kingdom, honor their natural design, while formulating our own design to coincide with them, to thus serve the survival needs of our own bodies, so we may activate our role on the food chain. But we have straight abused our right to partake of animal flesh, by taking it to a complete extremity. This, ladies & gentleman is the diabolical truth, & it’s ruining everything.

Do you know that chicken farms are disgracefully over crowded with genetically modified disfigured animal clones that are mass produced sometimes without faces even just for the sake of growing chicken wings?? Zillions of “wings” are mass produced every second in the US in filthy factory farms where the precious lives of animals are debased to the highest degree. Free range Shmee range. It’s all a marketing ploy.

And those workers…. How do they sleep at night? The entire diabolical operation was created solely for the purpose of one thing: to serve the real Jolly Green Giant… GREED. The almighty dollar in this case, trumps precious life & any kind of moral conscience of accountability. Way to go, you drone-fuck, justifying such a base job with the “I’m just supporting my family” card. Shame on you. There are plenty of other ways to make a living. Grow a garden & set up a stand in your front yard, work at a market or flower shop or local library, nursing home or college campus. Roof, build, paint, mow lawns for God’s sake. No one should ever think they have to surrender their moral culpability for a J. O. B.  Wake up. Snap out of it.

Chickens, cows, pigs, lambs, horses, ducks, goats, lobster, salmon… Yes, these precious lives MATTER, people. WE DON’T EVEN HAVE TO ABSTAIN! If we just chose to EAT LESS of these things, CUT our consumption IN HALF, only ate meat, cheese or fish on certain designated days half the time… We would be in way better shape! It’s that simple. Can’t we regulate ourselves & our families? Why does it look like we need a law to be passed in order to do the right thing by Mother Nature? It’s time to evolve. Moderation is key. How many times to we have to say it? It would resolve everything. All things currently off track would be restored back to balance. As we as humans learn how to balance our own behavior, the planet would grow to reflect that. It’s karma. It’s cause & effect. It is the mirror law.

Jesus once said a quote by Hermes Tresmegistus: “As within, so without, as above, so below.” This is what they meant.

As I said, way better shape… the high demand for livestock murder would consequently be lessened by our deliberate minimized consumption. Thus, Big Farm industries, Agribusiness & slaughter houses would begin to shut down one by one, until there are just a few local farms scattered about in our towns & cities, to accommodate our meat loving penchants on our designated occasions. We would no longer be gluttons of meat & dairy & seafood. We would be responsibly moderate in our consumption, mindful & morally correct instead. The abuse would eventually subside. The extremity of inhumane treatment & animal slaughter would rightfully decline. Anything is possible, if we work together as a human nation to regain the balance of our planet & responsibly restore her resources. Not to mention, the thousands of cow farts, belches & massive manure piles would be reduced, & the high levels of methane gas released into our environment (worse than vehicle emissions), would significantly drop down.

{There are currently approximately 1.3 to 1.5 billion cows grazing, sleeping, and chewing their cud at any given time on planet Earth. And these 1,300-pound (average weight for both a beef and dairy cow) animals eat a lot. Much like humans, when they eat, gas builds up inside of their guts and has to be expelled. Cows fart and burp… a lot. The result is a large amount of methane being introduced into the atmosphere.

In a 2006 United Nations’ Food and Agricultural Organization report, it claims that the livestock sector, most of which are cows, “generates more greenhouse gas emissions as measured in CO2 equivalent – 18 percent – than transport.”}

Matt Blitz – TodayIFoundOut.com from “Do Cow Farts Actually Contribute to Global Warming?”

AWARENESS is the first step… this is why I write books & blogs. I’m really not a delusional Idealist. I am a Realist that believes in the power of Deliberate Creation. I’m a proponent of fair & just moral treatment of others & all the earth & its inhabitants. A person who disregards this concept disregards God. God is all creatures & all life forms. You do one dirty, you do them all dirty. You pollute the earth, you’re polluting God. You pollute your body, you’re polluting God’s body. You abuse an animal or child or person… you are abusing God. Everything is a temple. Treat it that way.

What ever happened to the word sacred? Have we become so desensitized by technology that nothing is SACRED anymore?? Maybe it’s not even that… maybe we have just become so accustomed to lies, that we believe them. What a shame.

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Wanna read the book? Here’s the Intro

 

 

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Warning: Beware my dear faint of heart, with this book, I thee wed… the deal. It may carry a sizeable offense factor. If you live in a glass house on Thin Skin Lane, put—the—book—down, you might shrivel up into a million tiny quivering pieces & pop! The following pages are my views only, & do not reflect the views of the company I keep. That’s up to them to decide. If you’re game, then proceed accordingly! Cheers! #Be-A-closer

 

“All men are intrinsical rascals, & I am only sorry that, not a dog, I can’t bite them.

—Lord Byron

“I think we all need to go out into an empty field & just scream for about an hour.” —Wititudes

 

Introduction

 

Everything heals. Your body heals. Your heart heals. The mind heals. Wounds heal. Your soul repairs itself. Your happiness is always going to come back. Bad times don’t last.”

Christiana Rutkowski

Let me start by saying… EVERYTHING HEALS. Thank God for small favors. Life, the Earth & her inhabitants & we the people here, are all self-cleaning mechanisms, wherefore we can drain the living shit out of all our resources & fashion a fateful folly land of flawed humanhood… for decades upon centuries… & with enough of the right kind of TLC, anything will eventually bounce back. Miracles are not as uncommon as one might think. Yes, everything heals, mends, regenerates, realigns, rebalances, recovers & restores, despite odds. That said, knowing all is not lost… I give you my razor-sharp analysis of the current state of affairs, with no holds barred, through an unrefined lens. Enjoy!

No doubt, our species has indeed gone rogue. The Earth is riddled with bizarre behavior, criminal conduct, & unruly, unkempt, uncouth, unraveling citizens. It’s no secret. It’s evident everywhere you turn. I’d like to believe in the inherent goodness inside of people, but the harsh truth of widespread subpar mediocrity remains. Our innate goodness is like a ball of rising sun… it is at first dim & as it rises to its greatness, it will either shine brightly, high in the sky, for all to see, bestowing light & nourishment or get clouded by fog behind a curtain of clouds & darken the whole damn party with a dull damp haze.

We may all have inherent goodness, but not all people let it shine. At our human core, we are a species of predators & prey & no sugar-coated theory about how we are saints & saviors will convince me otherwise. Sorry, but I’m not sorry. Folks everywhere have this lackluster laissez-faire attitude where they just roll with the punches until they get knocked out for the count, & just give up getting up. We are born creators… not pawns along for some ride on some gameboard of a dictator God monster with a pointy staff & a naughty & nice list. A rather large portion of the population does not seem to get that, though. Our species is suffering here. The universal omnipotent force of eternal Divine energy (God) is neutral & unbiased. It co-creates with us according to our freedom of will via our choices. If we do not exercise our free will, someone else, government, religion or some man-made machine will exercise it for you. And at that point, there are no guarantees it will be the best choice for all involved.

God damn it, we are in control of what we choose to think, feel, perceive, believe & focus on. This is the seat of the “freedom of will.” Remember people: what we focus on, we expand, & then thus experience. What we resist, persists, because we are thus focusing on it via disdain. It’s not rocket science. If a person wants to keep harping on the same thing over & over & over & over & over, they will continuously get the same results… disdain, disappointment, dysfunction, dis-ease. This disdain is essentially proving over & over & over again, their focused crappy theory, & thus the belief, being insidiously endorsed. Stop that! It’s YOUR brain… no one else’s. CHOOSE to see things another more improved way! Things will then thus change. It’s law. How we perceive things, people & circumstances is ALWAYS our choice. It’s not what happens to you, it’s how you handle it, perceive it, respond to it, comply with it. Here’s a bright idea>>> sway it all in your favor! Imagine>> (think, feel, visualize) the best outcome, the most beneficial dynamic, harmony, synergy, advantageous coincidence! Why? BECAUSE YOU CAN! #Boss

Last weekend a young man asked me how I remain so positive. “It seems all the negativity in the world doesn’t affect you,” he said. I had no more than a minute with the young man so I offered this: It’s all about where you choose to put your attention, and I choose to be happy.”

— Jason Mraz

OWN YOUR POWER Card

by: Indie Goes Software App via Self Love Oracle Cards

{Changing the world is easier after one has learned to change oneself. Be the change you wish to see, & your world will shift.

We play victim whenever we want to deny the steps we can take to change the situations around us. This is not to say that we are never at the mercy of circumstances outside of ourselves. But this card reminds you that there is always something you can do, even if it’s to change your attitude and responses, and to start making different choices.

Everything we face in our lives is a consequence of past personal and collective choices that we’ve made. It is sometimes too easy to throw up our hands and claim that there’s nothing else that we can do. Well, whatever we say is so, becomes so.

We need to become aware that we always have power over our choices. If we feel that we are forced into certain decisions because of circumstances, we may actually be shutting our doors and denying our responsibility of searching for alternate solutions or making a stand against coercion.

This card is a strong invitation to start looking at what you can do, not what you cannot. Take responsibility for where you are and look at all of your options, including those that you may not have considered before. You can then reclaim your power to determine where you’re going.}

That said, I know there are those of us who have harnessed & are working towards or have already thus mastered the Law of Attraction, the power of positivity, of laughter, of snapping back quickly. Kudos to those of us who keep our eyes on the prize & behave accordingly, seeking mindful living, health & wellness, gratitude, & a depth of greater understanding. Furthermore, I believe very strongly that men & women can behave graciously toward each other when prompted. There are most definitely good people in the world. We can be courageous instruments of peace when called. When the situation heralds a heroic deed, hero or heroes incarnate, humans will drum up & gather in the name of justice & salvation.

We will rescue & restore our fellow man to safety & security til the cows come home & then some. But that is instinct. Our powerful capabilities lie deep within us to save each other, gain triumph & victory over apparent “evil forces” outside ourselves.  But what about the inherent evil that has been cultivated, bred & spread within our hearts, minds & bodies for centuries on end? We are enemies of ourselves most of all, victimizers & victims to the max. And THIS, my friends… is what this book is about.

At worst, humanoids are creatures of lust & hate, dreamers with dark hearts that have secret penchants for a spectrum of poisonous indulgences. A fast food drive thru can be found almost around every single corner in most towns & cities worldwide. I heard a guy say once, that in certain parts of Florida, there are more “Pain Clinics” than McDonalds’. America has multiple chains of smoke shops & vape stores. {More than 3.6 million CHILDREN used E-Cigs in 2018. 1 in 5 high school students use E-Cigs}

TODAY, as I write these words, the Surgeon General sounded an ALARM on Vaping. The U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Jerome Adams, issued a WARNING, calling it an “epidemic” & a massive threat to public health. “Our youth & teens are in serious jeopardy,” he stated. The carcinogens & mind-altering nicotine in these pens & pipes are harmful to the developing brain, lungs, throat & overall health. It might not be LSD, bong hits, E pills, or kegger parties these days, but kids today sure do know how to inhale that almighty nic fit saturated vaper cloud. (guilty!)

We have multiple chains of liquor stores, hookah lounges, kava & kratom bars, weed bars, wine bars, breweries, vineyards, sex shops, strip clubs, brothels, casinos, addictive gaming & gambling outlets, pharmacy after pharmacy, kill stations we call farms that mass produce animals for all the products we lavishly require daily.

We consume sugar, soda, meat, dairy & high fructose corn syrup way past any reasonable limit. Our bodies fight & kick & scream daily. Our bodies work so hard to keep us healthy, toxin free, energetic, disease free, limber, flexible, strong & restorative. But we challenge it constantly. We abuse our bodies, poison our minds, sting our hearts with anger, fear, frustration, stress, resentment, jealousy & self-loathing. The human being is a bittersweet specimen. While compassionate & kind, we are reckless & irrational. While grateful & generous we are blamers & thieves. We all live on the same block.

Not to mention, regarding the “hate” part, our jails, prisons, penitentiaries, work release programs & juvenile detention centers are all overflowing, over crowded, backed up & more populated with inmates than ever before in human history.

Did someone say: “Prison Industrial Complex?”

That said, adding to the greed machine we call government, there is basically a bounty on each & every one of those heads, to keep them locked up, or caught in the system. Our so called “fair” judicial system conveniently referred to as the “Dept of Justice,” was designed with all kinds of deliberate pitfalls so to be a revolving door for the sake of business.

To validate this even further, Prisons have now become privatized. Prisons have owners, investors & people that buy stock in them. When they are built or expanded, it is a new space that needs inventory. So, from a business standpoint, these jail houses must then secure & proliferate product which will generate profit. Bodies are their most valuable product, convicted criminals their pay dirt, recidivism their Ace in the hole. The Court system, the prisons & local politicians are all in bed with each other, for a buck. Keeping the supply high, with arrests & convictions that never end. Keeping everybody’s belly full & pockets fat. It’s the name of the game.

{According to the Vera Institute of Justice, incarceration costs an average of more than $31,000 per inmate, per year, nationwide. In some states, it’s as much as $60,000. Taxpayers foot the bill for feeding, housing and securing people in state and federal penitentiaries. May 19, 2017}

Our prisons are chock full of men & women alike who repeatedly commit crimes against their neighbor as a lifestyle. Whether it is due to low income, poor education, ghetto demographics, OR NOT, there is a metropolis of all types of people turned criminals who are hemmed up in the system for all types of reasons. Crime doesn’t discriminate. Humans are prone. Black, white, blue, red, rich or poor. From dirty cops, to the “shooter,” to the Ponzi scheme frauds, the backyard gun slingers, dope smugglers, petty thieves, aggravated assaulters, prostitutes, johns, drunks, rapists, molesters, killers, drug addicts, sex traders, terrorists, bullies, bank robbers. And what’s worse? Rehabilitation for these folks is scant. Prisons more likely produce droves of people in & out of that revolving door that are better criminals than when they got there.

When they are released, most of these people barely have “reintegration” programs, “anger management” classes, therapy, counselling, job placement assistance, support groups… especially for men. Rather, they have Parole Officers who are waiting to violate them. These guys have children & families they must learn how to reengage with. Most convicts have poor coping skills for real world living. Everything is provided for them in the “three hots & a cot” realm of robot lock up. Not to mention, they have built walls behind those walls, to likely protect themselves. Hearts have been hardened. Nothing good ever came from a cold, or closed, broken, barrier laden, armored heart.

Incarceration in the United States is one of the main forms of punishment and rehabilitation for committing felony and other offenses. We have the largest prison population in the world, and the highest per-capita incarceration rate. In 2016 in the US, according to stats floating around online, there were 655 people incarcerated per 100,000 population. This is the US incarceration rate for adults or people tried as adults.

Do you really know who your neighbors are? Many people just pass time. They just sit around & wonder why they are nowhere with nothing, while they binge watch another endless paradoxical drama likely saturated with distorted realities. Instead of striving to be better, more enhanced versions of themselves, they breed mixed feelings, laziness, lack, limitation, loss, worry, fear, & bad genes of dysfunctional stories, bad habits & conflicted programs. They continue the unsavory trends of delusion.

People seem to have this diluted sense of self. They grovel at the foot of a dictator God called “He” & then run around town with a false sense of sovereignty. This counterfeit sovereignty eventually fails them because they have forfeited personal responsibility, as if some great deity in the sky is in autonomous control. Then they blame God when something bad happens. Religion is a big toilet that needs to be flushed. Spirituality is what’s real. Spirituality is being true to the Divinity in oneself. Religion is a business. Religion is a busted bicycle that has a wobbly tire & only one set of brakes that half ass work. Spirituality is an internal quiet commitment to honor the God in yourself & everyone else equally. Hence the meaning of the word: Namaste.

Amen, means: Yes! In this case, Yes! to the lies. Yes! to a corpse hanging from a tree that came to save us all from our sinner selves. Jesus Christ is a historic figurehead whom with which likely lived on this Earth with a sincere sacred mission to make an instrumental mark on humanity. And YES! He did learn & develop via the Eastern teachings of Eastern religion, the Kabbalah & the Great Ancient & wise nomads that fasted & meditated, practiced Yoga & Tantra & Zen life & essentially are responsible for the Zen culture trends that we have today. Unlike what the Bible reveals, this Jesus savior dude studied at the University of Buddha.

WWJD? This slogan is viral because Jesus was a perfect example of what a person should look like, when living out a righteous life path here, in this earthly 3-dimensional reality. Why does religion feel this compelling need to keep spinning this died, buried & rose from the dead tale? Why is this crucifixion story at the center of every single service & sermon? Christian radio stations beat a dead horse over & over & over with this hanging on a cross story. It’s nauseating & exhausting. He died for your sins? Took away the sin of the world? God gave his only son… to save us from ourselves? Great… let’s be done with it then. Give it a rest. Let’s move on.

This is my daily affirmation: (Say it along with me!)

“The Sovereign sword of my conscious awareness cuts through the mire of disdain and disorder and dysfunction and disconnection and disillusion and disaster, disappointment, & discontent. I free unhealthy attachments, obsessions & what no longer serves me here. I release all expectations & live in the now fully. I am seated within perfect love & illumined by the God Force, empowered by peace. Wellness is my eternal state. Warm vibrations clothe me. I trust the processes of life. I know the blessed Universe is my sole provider. The Universe is my unlimited source. Abundant prosperity is a constant flow even within the ides of polarity. My soul is bright, glowing & on fire with a passion for expanding love, light & prosperous gain. I am rich, rewarded & worthy of recognition. I am a channel for ascension on Gaia & an intermediary transmitting the promise of peace to all warrior souls. I am cleansed, purified & sanctified within the moment of now. All is forgiven. All is Grace. Resentments fade. I am free!”

Life is all about belief. It’s all that matters. It’s from where all else stems. It is packed with all the nooks and crannies that compose & comprise a life of experiences. The region of us where thoughts roam & frolic is the brain. Picture a big giant grassy backyard where a bunch of different kinds of kids & dogs are at play just jumping & frolicking about, splishy splashy through the sprinkler or tossing a ball. These thoughts that roam & frolic are the individual threads that weave the fabric of our beliefs. What we then thus believe, we live out & experience thereof.

Some of these beliefs are buried. Ingrained so deep into the depths of our subconsciousness that we are totally unaware that they are undermining our good or sabotaging our greatness in the present. Consequently, we are baffled. We may blame others or circumstances for our undesirable experiences, totally disregarding that whatever occurs in our personal landscape is due solely to our beliefs, whether visible to the rational mind or not.

The consciousness of our minds is a tricky animal. It is invisible & intangible & so many times a challenge to see, grasp or hold into place. It could thereof be rather easy to dismiss or not take responsibility for. But be advised… the multifaceted & layered dimensions of our consciousness are very important for us to unveil, garden, tidy up, spring clean, weed, prune, groom, thus maintain, preserve, protect & praise. Our beliefs are seated in that backyard. Those beliefs are the culprits to all that we experience & express, create & manifest. It’s very crucial to know what kinds of beliefs they are. So rationally, we may rewire as needed. Realigning ourselves to what is true, right, useful & practical & positively progressive from all the wrong concepts we may have been taught, trained or brainwashed to believe from past programs & patterns & people’s flawed projections & shoddy or shady influences.

I really do believe that I have more goodness in my pinky finger than many choice folks have in their whole body. By no means, does this imply I’m a flawless little Angel. It just means this: murderers & rapists may love their mothers & pets, have gardens & know how to whip up a good bowl of pasta but, that doesn’t mean they are good people. Redeeming qualities in a psychopath don’t make him any less of a savage force of reckless behavior. I am a firm believer in the inherent goodness in people, but not all people tap into it. They basically run around their whole lives with screaming potentials (literally) dying to be fulfilled. Dr. Wayne Dyer talks about having music left in you, never getting your song out. Droves of folks live & die without ever tuning in.

Or, people run around, rather, nourishing the darkness within them instead of the light & their inherent goodness lies dormant until their soul is set free at physical death. Then, they get yet another go of it via reincarnation, or they meld into some ethereal energy abyss where they can just be miserable the whole live long day in some false ether world miscreated on the astral plane somewhere. Don’t quote me on that, but you know what I mean.

I am not in the business of hurting people, shaming people, condemning or criticizing, I am in the business rather, of justice & truth, plain & simple. That said, multiple individuals in the natural proprietary blend of the world population are oppressive, unloving, cruel, misguided, greedy, self-absorbed, self-centered, & self-serving. Like an antiquated black & white horror movie eerily flickering in the corner of a creepy dark room, the people of the world have been hypnotized like zombies, strung up like slaves, & utterly brainwashed, in a most ghastly tormented way. We have built & bred a culture & civilization of suffering, sickness, disease, pain, fear, heartache, anger, violence, injustice, backwards beliefs, unnecessary sacrifice, blindness, numbness, limit, lack, self-loathing & self-pity that weakens our spirit, drains our bodies, corrupts the files of our minds & sucks our souls right out like a villainous vacuum cleaner.

Who are the ringleaders? Who is the captain? Who is the sheriff of Shitshowtown? Well, anyone who exercises, & enforces leadership & authority with fear & control, deprivation, intimidation, manipulation, tyranny, dichotomy, bureaucracy, fascism, racism, sexism, terrorism, war, destructive division, & harmful competition. The insidious implementation of these morally bankrupt things/thugs has turned our world into a breeding ground of humans that are significantly subpar & devoid of honest principles & authentic intentions.

The planet has now been decorated with a bunch of misunderstood mutants holding on to each other for dear life. We live in a land of crawlers instead of walkers. The planet is strewn with people who believe their own lies & concede to produce & perpetuate whole generations of pissants & Pinocchios. The sludge is beginning to float to the top. It is time to call it like it is. Don’t mind if I do.

Some might say I need sensitivity training, but I say:

GFY.

(Acronym for: Go-Fuck-Yourself).

Yep, I really just said that.

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My name is Jenay (JZapp), I was born in the hurricane season circa 1974, which makes perfect sense, because I certainly do like ta shake shit up. I am a writer. I write & write & write, that’s what I do. I came out of the womb with a fat lip from fighting off the earthlings tryin’ to pull me out onto this godforsaken land. No doubt I was snapping gum (if a toothless baby could snap gum), sporting a green sun visor, brandishing a pen & white legal pad, making lists & taking notes. It was September 18th, which was the five year anniversary of the death of Jimi Hendrix, bell-bottoms were en vogue, Eric Clapton’s cover of “I Shot the Sheriff” just hit the Billboard top 100, & it was fondly the era of the sexual revolution, better known as “Free Love.”

I knew how to write before I could talk or walk if that makes any sense. If writing was a faucet of running gold…. I would be the Queen of England, Egypt, and 12 other great empires. I would live in a golden castle with a golden cat & eat golden cucumbers. Diamond chips would be shooting out of my fingertips. Writing is what I do best. It’s how I live. It’s what I know. It’s timeless. It’s healing. It’s cathartic. It releases unwanted emotions. It exonerates. It liberates. It validates. It vindicates. It provides resolutions, answers, clues, closure, knowledge, information, wisdom, comic relief & enlightenment. I NOW HAVE THREE published books available on Amazon.com.

I am most definitely a wordsmith. Frankly, I have way too much fun with words, I can’t resist. I have some serious spunk & there’s no denyin’ my audacious attitude. I am my own brand of freelance writer & reporter of current, relevant, buzzworthy topics. I write colorful articles, create moods, stir things up, am brutally honest & have no apologies, & if ya don’t like me, oh well.

I’d like to think that my writing style is a blended firestorm of bursting color, & a healthy trail mix of Saturday Night Live, Sarah Silverman, Marisa Peer, Esther Hicks, Bob Marley, Bono, Kathy Lee & Hoda, Jimmy Fallon & a tiny sweet little dash of the Royal Renegade of radio… Dr. Michael Savage. I am a melting pot of many influential people. You don’t have to agree with me. I don’t have to always be right. I will say it how I see it, anyway.
I am a poet. I claim poetic license to the max, in or out of rhyme. I am an Artist of Word Art. What I write is deliberate. The English language is a “living” language that is still evolving. It’s not Latin. “Proper” grammar or sentence structure, etcetera, etcetera… may or may not apply here, thereof. So those of you who either may be nitpickers or English majors, put on some sunglasses, put your feet up, & flip on some tunes, cause nobody’s countin’ commas at this party.

If you read through my blog (Tap FOLLOW!)… you will find that I am a bit of a diplomat, pleasantly patriotic and am quite an ambassador for female empowerment and principles. I’m also a tried & true Culinary Grad, a foodie for sure, & recently embarked upon a Vegan lifestyle, so I feature plenty of nutrient-rich intel. As a “recovered addict,” reformed Catholic, abuse & rape survivor, I am a significant advocate for addicts, those in recovery, victims of abuse, animal rights, anyone ready to embrace their power & improve the quality of their life. I wear a hero helmet most days that reads: “power to the people” on the front, and “justice” on the back. I believe in equality, respect, unity, peace, & the eternal Divine force of Universal Law.

Furthermore, I am an Empath. This means I have the gift of clairsentience which loosely translated, means: “clear sensing.” And thus, I have a supersonic capacity to feel, sense energy & experience everything in detailed technicolor. Empathic souls absorb more than non-empathic people. We typically have a deeper understanding of life… & not by choice. We are born sensitives. I literally feel the pain of a wine-soaked drowning fruit fly. It gets even more amplified when I’m high… lol. Look out! She’s a philosopher!

This hyper-developed sensory perception has given me the ability to channel intel from higher dimensions, & over years of continued contact, I have become fluent in these transmissions via writing. In addition, empaths are the arch nemesis of narcissists… which is probably why I tend to have a bone to pick (more like 5 or 10) with any kind of controlling, egocentric, self- serving, dictatorial non-diplomacy.

What I stand for is non-denominational, non-affiliated, nonpartisan & all-inclusive. I am an amplifier of goodness & Light. It could be said that I am a proactive agent for the greater good. I espouse positive thinking. I consider myself a leader in the Conscious Revolution, a Light Guide/Life Coach/Spiritual advisor all rolled into the cool girl next door. Thanx for reading!
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Crown of Thorns: Let it burn!

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With all due respect, I pay my deepest regard for the loss incurred by the Cathedral of Notre Dame fire. Parisians have my deepest condolences. I traveled to Paris once in my life at age 24. I paid a visit to this sacred tourist attraction. When I entered the Church, I was in awe of its ancient charm & magnificence. I couldn’t help but notice the depth of the ceilings, & I became very anxious. I began wondering intently about how  awesome the acoustics might sound, so I immediately began to drum up the courage to sing.

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I was a bohemian musician back in those days, who was pretty brazen to say the least. Like no one was watching, I belted out a loud melodious stream of consciousness that seemed to echo to the high Heavens. I didn’t care who was paying attention, I knew I had only this once in a lifetime, fleeting opportunity. My voice echoed immensely bouncing off the reverberating antiquated cathedral ceilings that seemed to rattle the stained glass. “I got to sing in the Cathedral of Notre Dame,” I thought! “Super rad, wait til I tell all my friends!”

So, it’s not like I don’t understand the beautiful, timeless grace this remarkable space embodied. The Cathedral of Notre Dame was nothing less than a gorgeous Gothic gem shrouded in mystique. I get it. I’m a fan.

However…

With regard to the Cathedral’s significant damage, can someone tell me how ONE BILLION DOLLARS was raised so fast? In honor of the rebuilding process, the Cathedral’s “Go Fund Me” page (if they had one) was on fire too. The French president, Emmanuel Macron, claims it will allegedly take an ADDITIONAL ONE BILLION DOLLARS to complete the 5-10 year job. Lets do the math, shall we? Thats, ummm…. yes!

TWO BILLION DOLLARS.

TWO BILLION DOLLARS to rebuild an old church? What about all the poor, homeless, sick or dying, starving people that a CHURCH is actually SUPPOSED TO clothe, feed & shelter? What about what a church STANDS FOR? Doesn’t a church aspire to expand love, peace, compassion, healing, & nourishment?

Who gives a flying rats ass about a fucking spire, when you have thousands of human people, children & animals suffering across this fuckin’ unbalanced planet?

How did the world community raise ONE BILLION dollars in just 3 days for a fucking building?

The world community should really do some soul searching here. The French president & the congregation & ministry OF THE NOTRE DAME CHURCH… should think hard about how they decide to spend that ONE BILLION OR TWO.

What would Jesus do… you ask?

Feed, clothe, shelter, spread that wealth among the people who need it everywhere. Fund programs, fund causes, finance missionary endeavors to save the Planet & the people in it.

ONE BILLION DOLLARS is ALOT of money. TWO BILLION DOLLARS could feed everyone on this Earth for the next 5 years, probably.

I don’t disagree with the rebuilding of a sacred iconic monument said to have housed Jesus’ crown of thorns. But, think about it… that crown of thorns, which was salvaged BTW, is a symbol of SUFFERING. That crown of thorns was maliciously placed on Jesus’ head to humiliate him, debase his character of love, peace & unity & shame everything godly & good.

“Priest Jean-Marc Fournier is credited with dashing into the burning Notre Dame Cathedral on Monday to save its most sacred relic.” —nypost.com

He was praised as a hero, for God’s sake, for SAVING an outdated, afflicted, thorny, sinner crown that essentially added insult to injury to the great Jesus Christ at his weakest hour. I would have LET IT BURN!! LET IT BURN!!!!! And let all that horrible shit that it represents… go up in flames with it!

Good thing I live in America & I have the freedom to speak the TRUTH> #grateful

“Spire, in architecture, steeply pointed pyramidal or conical termination to a tower. In its mature Gothic development, the spire was an elongated, slender form that was a spectacular visual culmination of the building as well as a symbol of the heavenly aspirations of pious medieval men.” —www.britannica.com

Did you hear that?? The spire is: THE SYMBOL OF THE HEAVENLY ASPIRATIONS OF PIOUS MEDIEVAL MEN.

Universal Law states: that outer circumstances, experiences & events reflect the state of the inner sanctity of man.

Which means, that the symbolic spire that burned up in flames & came crashing to the ground, was also a reflection of man’s HEAVENLY ASPIRATIONS going up in flames as well. The PIOUS MAN won, for all intents & purposes, for… THE CROWN OF THORNS (pious man) was SAVED!! What a shame. Damn.

My bad, maybe we should indeed care about the fucking spire. But in a totally different way.

My take on it? If that man thinks that it was so noble to SAVE that creepy haunted hoodoo relic with bad mojo… then going forward, he should rightfully use that GIANT LUMP SUM of ONE BILLION DOLLARS to help SAVE HUMANITY at large. The PIOUS MAN cannot be allowed to continue to win. This NOTRE DAME FIRE, essentially, was a BIG FAT symbolic WAKE UP CALL, my friends. And, how fitting… it happened in front of the whole wide world. Hmmmm.

Everything happens for a reason. Behind destruction, there is a GIFT. That gift in this case, you ask? An instant ONE BILLION DOLLARS. Makes sense, doesn’t it? I’m not being unreasonable. There are hidden meanings & analogies all over the damn place, here. Take off the blinders.

Keep it up, delusional people who care more about false idols than the TRUE MEANING behind them. Lest I remind you all, that KARMA IS A BITCH. She will renovate your ass, way more masterfully than any renovation of a damn building. And, that’s a promise.

Think it through, Papal people & those in office… CHOOSE WISELY.

The BOOMERANG is REAL.

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Ode to Doubt: Yerrrrr Out!

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Ode to Doubt

Get out, doubt! Ya big fat hungry cow. Today I am choosing to live in the worry-free zone of the NOW.

You will not come between me & my passion. I have a love affair to nourish, a fortune to fashion. I have a heart to expand, horizons to stretch. My fuel is FAITH, I have higher planes to catch.

Doubt, you are no pal of mine. Belief is my partner in crime. You won’t  be leaving me in a pickle, with your bad attitude, & uncertainty that’s fickle. Your conniving little riddles no longer rock the boat, cause trust is my companion that keeps these water wings afloat.

I will invite you in, only if you win. I invited the fun, cause it already won. I invite flexible freedom, cause it casts no fears. I invite small pleasures, cause they make memorable days into valuable years.

Get out doubt! You’re just a pushy little swine. You only clutter, close, & callous the mind. Take a sabbatical, a retreat, a long overdue vaycay… dash off to where the warm sea-salted breeze can whittle all your whining away.

Doubt, you are young, dumb, foolish & unrefined. You’re undecided, scared & wasting my time. The tiny little space you rented in the house of my head is foreclosed. You no longer take up residence, are no longer opposed.

You may no longer stay, make me pay, ruin my day. Your time has expired… your fired! You’re just so plain uncouth & so rude, that I’ve decided to replace you with  little Miss Gratitude.

I burnt the box you were in, chimney swept you out. It’s time to go, my dear, please don’t scream & shout. Because I can’t hear you, I listen only to LOVE speak. The rat tales you spun are meager, hapless & weak.

Oh dear lovely sunshine… when you paint the skies today with your ray-filled brush of sorts… I will honor only the blessings that Miss glorious Gratitude courts. I will focus on benefits, bounty, beauty & wealth. I will embrace the sounds, the smells, the gifts of good health.

I look, I see, I acknowledge, I feel, I know. I allow, I am acquainted, I am connected, I flow. I am receptive & open, my heart is sparkly & spacious, my soul is on fire, my spirit is vivacious. I sit & bask, sleep or relax, take the scenic route & drive for miles. Doubt, you’re only a raindrop… in a bucket of contagious smiles.

Rowdy Doubty-pants… I’ve unpaved your silly plans. Sunshine & happiness are my newest friends & fans.

Sport that Diamond sparkly crown, give it all you’ve got! Flip that frown upside down, run & jump & hop! Life is good 🙂

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Be gone doubt! Steeeeee-rike!! Yer OUT!!!

…Bitch-ass.

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Gratitude: The Real Focus Factor

046cb08c4ba34d58145010b402cc821aThis is not an anomaly. It’s common knowledge that the practice & skill of the art of gratitude builds a certain positive momentum in one’s life. That momentum picks up speed & girth much like a snowball tumbling down a hill. The key to fortune & peace & happiness in all areas of life…is as simple as the pixie dust in a snowball, really. Turn on the gratitude… turn on the steady stream of focus on appreciating what’s good. By doing this, we become powerful beings that amplify light & love. We become unfettered by any & all predetermined limitations, barriers, blocks, or densities. We become free.

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The objective is to build the gratitude momentum into a driving force. Like the electromagnetic current running through the wire streaming to the light switch in the house 24/7. Like the blood coursing through our veins to the heart pump & back again in an endless flow of circulation 24/7. Like the County water supply rushing to the kitchen faucet 24/7. We must develop a continuum of momentum…of GRATITUDE…coursing through the veins of our life experiences, relationships, communications, connections, perceptions & expressions, in order for this virtue to be most effective. This momentum is composed of a state of gratitude via the vehicle of: the observation/(focus) on the good. Our own individual personal power lies….solely within our ability to do this. That’s a true statement…pay close attention: the more we are grateful, the more personal power we harness…to create a life of total fulfillment & joy.

I am fully aware that not everyone is on the same level of learning, same spiritual path, on the same page or even on the same wavelength. But we all can agree on one thing…a smile is a smile. And why are you smiling? Because you are experiencing a happy feeling. Guaranteed, we can all agree, if it is making you smile, you are in the state of appreciating it….whatever it is. So, whatever it is that makes you smile, feel good, secure, at peace, happy, content, warm, fuzzy, empowered, lifted, confident, strong, nourished, beautiful, blessed, included & loved…..observe that. You’re so much prettier or more handsome when you smile!  20161124_195648 (me… grateful for you taking the time to read this!) 🙂

Choose today, to develop a level of continuous observation, of all things that exist within your realm of experience, that are “good” & essentially… what you desire or ultimately want in life. Small manifestations & evidences of your fondest wishes, dreams & desires materialized…count. You may essentially want to win a million dollars, but only win 5$ on a scratch off…be grateful for that five dollar winning & it will multiply…what it is, is evidence of the momentum of manifestation….the more we focus on it the more girth & speed it will gain…the faster the momentum becomes….& voila! We have a winner! Ding! Ding! Ding! Publisher’s Clearing House shows up at your door :)! Point is, don’t ever get dismayed or discouraged…choose gratitude instead. Why? Because what you seek is always on it’s way to you even if it may not appear that way to the naked eye. No need to worry. Practice faith based on this premise. The genuine appreciation of the now, & all the goodies within it….is the most efficient manifestation accelerator & most practical way to fan the flames of your dreams & desires. The more you engage in gratefulness, the more miracles you will see pop up like daisies across the fields of your experience right before your very eyes. This state of mind is affectionately called: “the attitude of gratitude.” Therein lies the birthplace of faith. Like I said…there’s no room for worry….when ya have an “attitude of gratitude.” 9581a74c22c7fed8d22b42501e398709

What is worry?  Worry is the lack of faith. Moreover, Worry is a symptom. It is a symptom of the steadfast observation of lack, limitation, injustice, guilt, fear, sorrow, or the disdain for circumstances or people. The exact opposite of the observation of all things good that we’ve been talking about. Worry is a symptom of the pure observation of the not so good, if you will. The “downward spiral of good” versus the “upward increase of good.” When we are brave enough to behave in a manner that shifts that observation point to the “upward increase of good” position, we become grateful. A state of gratefulness elicits a state of carefree confidence that proliferates the emotions that compose faith.  Faith, is a symptom of a steadfast observation of the upward increase of good. This good is found in any & all evidence of the following things listed below: (and then some)

Abundance; wealth; health; luxury; riches; happiness; laughter; fun; joy; beauty; grace; friendship; love; goodies; snax; bonuses; rewards; plenty; excitement; stability; security; wonder; inspiration; respect; honor; caring; adoration; pets; nature; flow; affection; unity; community; harmony; success; celebration; exhilaration; elevation; satisfaction; playfulness; charm; ease; peace; tranquility; comfort; freedom; demonstrations of faith; demos of dreams realized; demos of Divine design; demos of small miracles, coincidences, gifts, rewards, blessings. 82678-grateful-quotes-about-gratitude

I’m sure we have all had someone tell us to “count our blessings,” as a child, on some occasion. I noticed recently, that now that we are all grown up, if we are “told” that… often times our ego mind hears a condemning command: “Count your blessings, son!” as we cower to the feelings of guilt over feeling like we have not been a good boy or girl & been thankful enough. With all due respect, the ego mind tells me that statement feels like a penance we are told to say after we confess our sins to the priest behind some creepy red curtain. And, if you do not obey, you will then be subject to the likes of Hell.

images-5Reminiscent of the former days of Catechism Sunday School class with wooden desks that smell like dust & pencils. The dense stuffy classroom air not even fit for a hamster tank. Not to mention the crux of it all, the crucifix, the ultimate sacrificial human lamb hung hauntingly on the wall not too far from the rather large numbered loud ticking clock. Both seem as if they will pounce off the wall & get you, if you stare at them for too long… as they work in conjunction to exude that perfect synergetic blend of guilt, fear, & deadlines. Oh that infamous clock & crucifix of every Catholic classroom. “Count your blessings children!” Said the scary dictator/nun/intimidating teacher with a yard stick. No wonder why my Dad’s generation had authority issues…lol. The heavy regime of organized religion was just another organized crime family…if ya ask me. Fear & control…not friendly teachers. images-4

Moving on…another trendy recommendation in the current pop culture Gratitude Movement is: “make a list of all the things you are grateful for.” While the list could be an excellent way to remember & review your blessings, unearth them & acknowledge them…more times than not, does this list wind up in some drawer somewhere, or if tacked to the fridge…it just becomes a part of the scenery & alphabet magnets. gratitude_list

With that said, my belief is that to explain the gratitude technique is much more practical than to tell someone to count their blessings or make a list & repeat it 3-5x daily, likened to a homework assignment. I would like to redefine the way we teach & learn gratitude. A new approach that mitigates the process, since the ego mind tends to be quite traumatized by certain historic or religious ordinances. We do not want the idea of practicing gratitude to feel like a chore, a scolding or an implication of bad behavior… where guilt then ensues, defeating the whole purpose of amplifying good vibes. Crossing the bridge over to Gratitude City should be fun & exhilarating! Let’s reinvent the way we travel there, shall we?

A damaged ego is the toughest customer whom we could attempt to sell a dream to. When dealing with a bruised ego, the art of coercion must be the mode of operation. In this way, we explain to the ego mind, how living in gratitude makes perfect sense. As a result, gratitude is then seen as harmless, an obvious benefit, & a gratifying experience. The idea of practicing gratitude becomes enticing to it & eventually it follows suit. It’s not what you say…it’s how you say it. This cannot be more true & applicable to all of life’s circumstances, from the transference of knowledge from professor to student, to the simplicity of teaching a kid to behave properly, or curbing your pet…even. Animals do indeed recognize the neg or pos vibration of your tone.

We all know that we are grateful at heart, while some of us focus on what we are thankful for more than others…most of us know better than to take things for granted in life. I really truly believe that most of us don’t even realize how self-sabotaging the mind can be. Thus, we often times will find our thoughts engaged  with disdain or complaints on how we just wish for things to improve or be better…as equally & frequently as with gratefulness. It is not our fault that we slip into this mind set. We were often times programmed this way since childhood, & in order for that attitude of gratitude or gratitude mindset to dominate our thoughts 100%, we’ll have to train it that way & practice accordingly. The good news is>>>>>>> the-gratitude-muscle

We all know that to be grateful is the key to a happy heart. The pop culture iconic Oprah Winfrey coined the word “grateful” for many of us in our day. We are thankful on Holidays. We are thankful for a meal. We are thankful when we dodge a bullet. We are thankful for mom & dad or a lover, neighbor or friend. We are thankful for the job that provides us with the means for monetary pleasures & survival or self-fulfillment & purpose. We are thankful for our energy, vitality, resilience…our gifts, talents, skills & abilities. We are thankful we can see a sunrise & breath fresh clean air. We are thankful to have an unlimited supply of clear clean running water & two legs to walk & run & exercise freely. We are thankful for our pets & plants for providing company, joy & oxygen. We are grateful for the health & hygiene of our teeth, our immune system, our digestive system, our nervous system, our heart health, bone heath, muscle memory. We are grateful to have a cell phone, high-speed internet, a fridge, a microwave & a mode of transportation. We have cable,  google at our disposal,  google maps to navigate us to the moon if we wanted! Whew! we have a whole lotta stuffy stuff to be grateful for, folks, I do declare 🙂12088405_10153745730563628_6844669273345758556_n

What if I told you, that what you focus on you expand. I’m sure you already know that. So let’s apply it shall we? This is much more than “counting blessings” or drawing up lists. This is a way of living…that will indeed effortlessly get you to exactly where you want to be in life promptly, with all the benefits & blessings you’ve ever dreamed of & more.

The ego mind loves that idea, I’m quite sure! So let’s begin…

We are now about to be mystified by the pure magic formula for wealth, health, success, freedom, & love. Dunt da da da! “Living in Gratitude!”

live-gratitudeWhat does living in gratitude mean?

It means…to be living every single moment in a state of honed in observation of goodness. We choose to observe the elephant in the room instead of the rats beneath his feet.images-6 Let the elephant in the room be: the obvious truth of the ever existence of good. If we are not talking about it…let’s start! Let this obvious truth be noted by our observations at all times.The obvious truths of the ever existence of good are: all things positive…how did I phrase it earlier? The upward increase of good. This is the obvious truth I speak of.  Anything representative or demonstrative or symbolic or reflective of bounty, beauty, success, satisfaction, brilliance, harmony, & the sweetness of life & nature. From the most minuscule example to the most grandiose display. If the only thing in that room (or your life) that you can find to be positive or fits the upward increase of good category, are the pretty flowers in the vase on the table in the corner….while everything else seems to be drab, dark, desolate, or dreary….focus on that! If the fact that your breathing is the only thing you can find to be grateful for….focus on that then. Seriously. lolgrateful2

In other words…through the eyes of an artist…if the only thing in the ghetto that we can put in that category….is the tiny bright yellow shiny butter cup sprouting out from the crack in the dingy sidewalk….then by all means, lets focus on that. You may then find that with this simple exercise, as you hold your focus on the buttercup, that a butterfly will appear, to add to the goodness & expansion of the “painting.” Catch my drift?

FunFact: (A=432 Hz, known as Verdi’s ‘A’ is an alternative tuning that is mathematically consistent with the universe. Music based on 432Hz transmits beneficial healing energy, because it is a pure tone of math fundamental to nature.The Universal music of sacred geometry)

The constant 432 hertz live stream of consciousness that should be running through our minds at all times is: the formula for grateful observation. Observing only good. Making the wallpaper in the back drop of your mind’s room a live wallpaper of everchanging observations of upward increasing goodness. The elephant in every single room we walk into is what must be observed in order to be in a steady state of gratitude…hence “living in gratitude.” Ya know when something unfavorable happens, & someone says to you…”Look on the bright side…”? Well…”living in gratitude” is a just another way of saying… “My mode of operation is… looking at the bright side.

Notice & observe. Notice & observe. Notice & observe. EQUALS>>>>>

Focus & expand. Focus & expand. Focus & expand. EQUALS>>>>>

MANIFESTATION.

Being in a state of “living in gratitude,” makes our life’s main focus on: the upward increasing good. As a result, we essentially begin to expand all that is good in all the ways that good things grow, stretch, blossom, produce, bear fruit, grow gifts, express, extend, & accelerate further. We don’t have to know what is going to expand exactly, or how or in what way. The details follow suit to the focused intention on good. That’s the part where we can let go & let God, if you will.

Our job: We focus on all that we are grateful for.

Universe’s job: Deliver more.

Our job: Focus again. 

Universe’s job: Deliver even more.

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I’m gonna be honest….up until this very moment…I did not realize the importance of this old adage: “glass half empty; glass half full”

It’s code for: “Live in ignorance >or< Live in bliss.”

Very simple: either we train our brains to “live in gratitude”  by observing all things “half full” which leads rather swiftly to a focus on all things good resulting unequivocally with the expansion all things good.

OR…..allow the lazy untrained  brain to dominate, deceive, & sabotage us with shoddy glimpses of half glass empty observations. This will essentially end up making our lives miserable, dissatisfied, unfulfilled, & wired with all kinds of misfortunate circumstances.

Misfortunate circumstances are a direct result of living beneath the flow of gratitude, flopping around like a fish out of water in the underbelly of servitude. Serving negative vibratory frequency…by participating in the foolish practices of glass half empty observation. This servitude turns to slavery fast & we are then victims of our own self-sabotage, doubt & loathing.

We notice the less fortunate. We observe the less fortunate. We focus, we expand, the less fortunate. Period. Small way, big way, whatever amount of time we spend in an hour, a day, a week….playing for the glass half empty or glass half full team…will determine our fate, destiny, & essentially our life experience. That is how we take responsibility for the creations of our personal realities…here on Earth in our daily lives.

Allow me to make this distinction then: Being grateful is a temporary state that is fleeting. Living in gratitude, on the other hand, is a lifestyle that remains as long as you live it, & will undoubtedly furnish your life with unlimited miracles, magic & plenty.images-3

We Choose.

How much time do  you spend playing for the half empty team? How much time do you spend playing for the glass half full team?

“Check yourself before you wreck yourself”404604747-funnypicture-funnyquote-hahaha-reminds-me-of-due-date-you-better-check-yourself-before-you-wreck-you

Just how does one check oneself?

By asking yourself this: What team am I playing for? Observe your observations & you will know the answer. The answer then depicts your state & resulting condition. If your condition needs improvement in any way on any scale, then the best & only way to achieve that improvement is…to play more fully present for the glass half full team.

Check yourself defined: Catch yourself backsliding to the half empty team.

Prevent wreck yourself defined: Realign immediately with the glass half full team &….proceed happily & accordingly.

Gratitude…the ultimate alchemist! quotation-melody-beattie-gratitude-unlocks-the-fullness-of-life-it-turns-what-we-2-13-81

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