Interrogate The ‘Why’

Interrogate The ‘Why’

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  1. “I can’t speak for anyone else, but I either know or I don’t know.”
  2. “It is only by grace through faith that we are saved. It is sort of like saying can you be saved if someone is reaching down the grab you from a sinking ship, but you smack the hand, then no you can’t be saved cause you are rejecting what can save you.”
  3. You can have faith and be lost too. In our mindset, we know where we gonna go but in reality, things will throw us off and we can get lost for a little IF we pay attention to that escape that is prepared for us to exit to that right path. So either way, both sides can get lost with or without faith. We just need to wake up and pay attention.” 
  4. “Only in case one is religious.”
  5.  “If you’re sincere.”
  6. Belief = Faith Faith=Belief.
  7. “You can have all the faith in the world and still the one doing the saving can still choose to say no.”2.jpeg
  8. I Like To Believe That All Roads Lead Home.”
  9.  “If you ask from religious folks their answer is yes.”
  10. “All forks in the roads lead to a destination.”
  11. “Lost or found – faith has little to nothing to do with it.”
  12. “Sometimes being lost is better than being found rather than being taken back to a house that isn’t a home.”
  13. “Yes, because if you don’t keep the faith – you are already lost, but what’s wrong with being lost?”
  14. “Faith is neither here or there – it’s a word to describe hope which we all have to some extent. Not having this, doesn’t make you anymore at ‘home’ than you being lost until you get to your destination.”3.jpeg
  15. “Faith is a worthy substitute. Our “gut feeling” comes from nowhere else but the highest. Some people call it common sense. Some people call it instinct. If people ask for evidence of proof, I believe that your mind and feelings are sufficient enough.”
  16. “Faith is born of evidence given in mysterious forms.”
  17. With me, I can see the evidence unfolding but it’s not ready to give birth yet. But my faith is like it has to be there, it just has to be there, oh it’s going to be there, heck yeah it’s there!!! BAM there it is after the fact. It scares me and then I’m reminded of Him that I asked and my faith was just strong to break those walls down!
  18. Do I believe in God? Heaven and Hell? Evidence and proof of a feeling, proof of our own human minds. What is right and wrong? Judgements! Create feelings! Hate is a choice. We must unlearn! I will say this for the record. I have been told I am going to Hell because of my demonic queer, lifestyle. So ungodly! This is what I tell the people who tell me this.. To be honest, I would be happy and grateful to go to Hell. Finally surrounded by my LGBTQ family, it would be one big happy LGBTQ dance party. I would be much safer in hell, then I am, here, on earth. The reality I live, is that people want me dead, because of religion, and religious beliefs, is that being Christian? I thought that was 1 of the ten commandments,”thou shall not kill?” Oh but you’re not actually taking a gun and pulling the trigger, but you are! You are separating yourself individually and now as a collective whole with judgments, right and wrong, those bullets are silent and yet very deadly… and Yes there are real bullets too. People actually die in the LGBTQ community. Someone in my LGBT family was murdered, found dead, two weeks ago, this exists people. Check your faith people – what you believe.
  19. If it’s a belief, it’s not evident.
  20. I think the very definition of faith is to believe without evidence. If someone tells me that there’s money growing on the tree in their yard, I’m going to want evidence before I turn up with my basket and start picking! But faith is almost a form of esoteric evidence, where you know something is true, even though you don’t have the evidence required to prove it to someone else. Luckily, we don’t have to, which is why faith is usually either a very personal, or else community-focused thing. 
    I’m genuinely puzzled by religions that try to convert people because they literally have no evidence to show, so they are trying to somehow generate faith in another’s heart, and that’s like trying to make a rainbow. You can’t make a rainbow, only God (or the Universe/alternative higher power/science) can do that, and it typically needs a particular set of circumstances in the lead up to it. 
    In general (although there are exceptions), the bigger the storm, the brighter the rainbow. Similarly, the bigger the crisis, the brighter faith shines in someone’s heart when it finally arrives (and it probably doesn’t ring the doorbell!)
  21. Not having evidence and believing is Faith. 

    Thank you to everyone who participated so far! You may or may not find your answer here but this series will continue on until July. My goal in providing these answers are not to dissect the categories of where these answers stem from. Philosophy and opinions share the same veins and the goal here is to expose the blood that gets us going. Although, we are not always going. Standing still in the middle of our quest – while we interrogate the ‘WHY’. What leads us to these various paths? The more we ask – we get a little bit closer.

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Activity & Pyramids.

Activity & Pyramids.

There is a host of activity surrounding us on the daily. Noise. Constant movement, some would call this Static. I’ve already created a piece called ‘Harvesting The Static‘ which details just exactly what it means and how we can listen to the distractions.

But what about when noise is so fluent you hardly can analyze it? Take the random things that happen within a day and then start thinking just how supernatural our lives actually are. While not every day is some bingo of surprise, we conquer amazing tasks throughout our daily lives. The stories we develop over time are fascinating to read. If you write in a journal or keep some sort of record of history, you’ll begin to see cycles and algorithms. Things usually start to happen during a certain cycle. Just like in Winter it starts getting cold, and Summer the heat rises. Some psychologists and scientists would assume everything to the tiniest speck, has intention behind it. Not that everything is controlled by something, rather everything seems to have had a constant working relationship with each other.

The details of life, are the framework behind some of the greatest stories ever told. It’s not the Golden Ticket all of the time, sometimes it’s simply the favor of the opportunity. You may have not stumbled on the winning ticket, but you could have made contact with a door – that will guarantee you greater heights.

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I think life is always encouraging us to take the stairs. Opening the doors might mean you have to climb more stairs, but think about what you can observe from the top. Even pyramids are intended for you to go higher.

I’m one to believe, in the coyest of moments of life, we can find great reason and strength. The details bring the finest impressions…..But not all life is measured that way. Makes sense. There is a balance.

Not every day have I kept a record of the passing events that occur in a day. I’m not cut from the cloth that can commit to such a pattern. I guess they’re ways to develop it, but I don’t have the ……

Honestly. Not sure how random this is going to be for you – reading this – but as I walk home, writing this post on my phone {9:55 PM} – a bird just ran into my phone. (It’s dark, I’m not sure if the bird was partially blind but I just freaked out! I didn’t drop my phone as it happened but whoa!

See! That’s what I’m saying. Sometimes random things happen in a day, and it’s not that you forget them on purpose but so much happens. I challenge you to write interesting details that occur throughout your day. You’ll be amazed at all of the circuits of dREaM phenomenal you’ll uncover. The moment something strange happens, likely throughout the day they become stronger and more interesting. The past is never banished, but it changes its form and grasp. We end up doing the same thing over and over because cycles are circles.

I am not asking that you focus a considerable amount of detail to your day because that just becomes overwhelming. But if something by chance pops at you, or seems a bit odd/interesting – write it down. You’ll be quite surprised at just how we each have moments of unique experiences. (Hopefully, it’s not a pigeon aiming flight for your phone! :D)

So,

A lot is always going on because you are alive. Life has a way of reminding you. You got a story to tell. Activity is consciousness made aware, by our determined focus to detail.