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by Old_Ponter @, 3000 miles north of north pole, Sunday, March 19, 2017, 00:03 @ ConcernedCitizen

Greetings Concerned Citizen:

Human beings, we are social beings, we love to feel a part of things, feel like we belong, like we matter. We do matter, to our loving Creator, we will be gracefully given life, we need to trust Him and allow His work to convert our hearts from selfish me, me, me to brotherly we, we, we.... Oh, speed that day...

Whenever I feel the world dragging me down, which is about every 5 minutes (just kiddding, maybe) I like to drive down the highway and think. I look at the sky, at the clouds, watch the birds in flight, watch the road, watch the foxes, the deer, the elk, the moose, even an otter or two.... I rejoice that I am alive and pray for a better tomorrow.

Also, to get the mind off oneself, one needs to concentrate on the needs of others... For an example, supporting Theresa? Since she is trying to change the world one heart at a time, why not support her? She is not asking for much.

I've been working from home for the past 2 weeks with my wheelchair bounds fiance. I Put the TV on for her in the morning with the talk shows. In every show the audience screams and jumps up and down on cue. I talk to people on the phone and they sometimes seem to go into this mindless monologue, usually about politics, usually tinged with anger and hatred. BUT if I'm able to discuss their children, family, what they love they seem to rehumanize and their individuality shines through. I think many are being driven into things we don't even understand we just dance to the "masters" beat.
I've been pretty sick for a few weeks and am beginning to see the world from a distance. I really don't like what I see in groups of people BUT again the compassion and beauty of individuals is something I'm cherishing more and more yet experiencing less and less.
goering, himmler, stalin and the rest are probably having a wet dream right about now. Sadly I think we have brought their dreams to fruition, BUT we still manage to fight back a little in those moments where our humanity and compassion and LOVE come through.

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