...Many hear about the plight
of others, but too few really 'hear' what they have been exposed to; that
is, it does not affect them in a way that leads to actions of help.
Problem is, most humans don't
see anything bigger than themselves and are incredibly and even deceitfully
selfish, that is, they will use deceit to gain for the self; one example,
stealing a lottery ticket one knows is a big winner. Why
are people like this?
If we are not connected to
Great Infinite One, we can never know love, for this invisible great
responder is the source of
Here we come to comprehend
concern for self and others is unselfish because it's good to benefit yourself
and others without harming anyone:.Matthew
Many have yet
to progress spiritually to a point of seeing where our true calling, that
of awakening, becomes clear.(2Timothy
1:9; Philippians 3:14;
that they are
to the things of the flesh:.John
6:63 "... the flesh profits nothing...".How
do we progress to this higher level?
Too few take time to consider
how they may affect others to become better persons, preferring instead
bury themselves in their pursuits:.Hebrews
10:24 "And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to
good works." Ephesians 4:19 "Who
being past feeling have given themselves over unto lasciviousness,
all uncleanness with greediness." Matthew
13:14,15 "And in them is fulfilled the prophecy of Esaias, which says,
By hearing you shall hear and shall not understand and seeing you shall
see and shall not perceive. For this people's heart is waxed gross.(original
Greek is "fat and fastened", fastened to ways
apart from love).and
their ears are dull of hearing and their eyes they have closed,
lest at any time they should see with their eyes and hear with their ears
and should understand with their heart and should be
converted and I should heal.(original
"make them whole"; sometimes the people who 'have it together' the least,
are those who materially possess the most).them."
7:19 "They shall cast their silver in the streets and their gold shall
be removed. Their silver and their gold shall not be able to deliver them
in the day of the wrath of the LORD. They shall not satisfy their souls,
neither fill their bowels, because it is the stumblingblock of their iniquity."
We must at all times be
5:8; Matthew 13:15,16; Ephesians
6:12; Hebrews 5:11-14).towards
with potential for affecting us and things necessary to do here, if
we expect to grow and progress.
Ancient David came to comprehend
Being mentally present in
every moment opens up life. By seeing what is causing negativity,
one can easily see what he has
to do in his quiet time to fix it.
It's important what we put
into our bodies because the operating system we have is programmed to go
with complete food. That's why avoiding genetically modified denatured
food and other garbage food and drink.(chemicals,
processes that only a few understand, artificial emulsifiers, flavorings,
flavor enhancers, colorings, stabilizers, chemical sweeteners and on and
on we could go; read through the complete section here).is
to maintain a healthy immune system and in allowing the body to repair
and fuel itself in accordance with its built in design.
But it's even more important
what is put into the mind:.Proverbs
4:23. This is because the spirit
must flow out from us in actions that are of love. In this love is
one's heightened sensing ablility and here
is safety where one doesn't have to worry over if ate, did or said
what he thinks may have been wrong:.Romans
the spirit' as they say, is alertness and aliveness. The world, a
construct of mass egos, seemingly
is out to dull mankind's senses to not seeing
evil for what it is. Be averse
to ego deceits of others that can affect you adversely.
Without love we shrink and
of expression. When you think say or do something it turns into thoughts,
so it's good to be aware of what these thoughts are when they are about
to form, to make sure they are of
Minds unaware of what thoughts
are pumped into them.(*).are
to being led astray. Otherwise we may be compressed back into the mold.(Ephesians
whence we were loosed:.Matthew
12:43-45; 2Peter 2:20-22.
Selfishness causes blindness
to actions as being selfish and evil.(Hebrews
brings many and various justifications in its wake. Being as such, those
this way are unable to go on to perfection:.Hebrews
A few have the attitude that
'God's forgiveness covers all, so I'll just ask for forgiveness, if and
when I'm called up on my neglect of others in need'. After living their
life as they see fit for their comfort, they will just repent
and they feel all will be ok. But they will miss as high a reward as they
could have gotten:.Romans
Sure, believing gets you
into the kingdom, but loving efforts from one with a sincere
will enable a high position in the kingdom.
Those whose prize in life
involves selfish concerns will be readily evident once rewards are given:.1Corinthians
9:24; Philippians 3:14-20.
In this some 'miss the mark'.(the
original Greek meaning for the word "sin").of
love towards others, of compassion, of good works, etc., necessary to get
themselves a great reward.