Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Are You Responsible for Just Yourself?


These days I feel like I should start with Charles Dickens' words, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times….”, your choice of times.

In good times, people often thank the Lord; that is when they remember to be thankful.  In bad times, they often wonder how God could let this happen; as if the blame is on God. 

When most of the bad that arise are direct consequences of people making bad choices; committing harm or allowing for harm to happen.  God rarely comes into the equation. 

The Lord commands us to love your neighbor as yourself; to do no harm. 

It is the Lord’s will that only good happens. 

Yet, does it? 

Just where does the responsibility lie?

Do you realize that people are the only living things on earth that have the ability and the capacity to consciously do anything?

Therefore, any harm done is on us.

The choice is yours to do what you will.

  Remember to honor and thank the fallen heroes that gave their lives for freedom and democracy.   May their sacrifices not be in vain.  Let...