So you may be asking yourself, “Why can’t I do what I really want to do with my life and still make a decent living?” Right?! Here’s how the answer from the Lord may go.
Lord: The people who make a living doing what they love are the people who insist on doing so. They don’t give up. They never give in. They dare Life not to let them do what they love. But there’s another element that must be brought up, because this is the missing element in most people’s understanding when it comes to their life’s work.
“What is that,” you might be asking? There’s a difference between being and doing, and most people have placed their priorities on the latter. Example: If you choose peace and joy and love, you won’t get much of that through what you’re doing. If you choose happiness and contentment, you’ll find little of that on the path of doingness. If you choose reunion with God, supreme knowing, deep understanding, endless compassion total awareness, absolute fulfillment, you won’t get much of that, from what you are doing. WHO ARE YOU BEING IS MOST IMPORTANT HERE.
Put it this way… if you think your life is about doingness, you don’t know what you are about. Your soul doesn’t care what you do for a living—and when your life is over, neither will you. The soul, your soul, only cares about what you are being while you’re doing whatever you do. It is a state of beingness the soul is after, not a state of doingness.
Right now, in this moment, your soul has again created an opportunity for you to be, do, and have what it takes to Know Who You Really Are and Who I Am. Your soul has brought you to the words you are reading right now—as it has brought you to words of wisdom and truth before. What will you do, now? What will you choose to be? Your soul waits, and watches with interest and delight, as it has many times before. To sum this all up, I am not concerned about your worldly success, only you are!
If this sounds a bit harsh, take it up with the Father! He produced a series of impactful books for this day and age just for you. However, you have to be willing to grow. Have you ever heard of the statement, "When the student is ready, the teacher will appear"? You may be “grown up” physically, but spiritually there’s room for more. The big question now is, are you willing to? If so, go to your local library and check it out (or purchase it). Warning cuz it’s intimidating to most. It’s called, Conversations with God, by bestselling author, Neale Donald Walsch. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0399142789/dealoz_us_book_google_cpc_name-20/ref=nosim
April 2, 2012
Believer says: Hi Lord it’s me, one of your believers.
Listen, we are getting older and things are getting bad here.
Gas prices are too high, no jobs, food, and heating costs too high. I know some have taken you out of our schools, government and even Christmas, but Lord I'm asking you to come back and re-bless America.
We really need you!
There are more of us who want you than those who don't!
Thank You Lord,
I Love you.
Here’s what the Lord’s response to the believer might be like:
Lord: Hi Believer, Lord here!
Just so you know, I LOVE YOU TOO!
But here’s my concern and the issue I’m having. To tell the truth, I am afraid. I am afraid to return on account of what happened on my last visit. I’m sure you heard by now. But if you don’t know, just believe that it wasn’t pleasant. I was beaten, ridiculed and strung up by my hands and feet with nails on a wooden cross and I’m still hurting; I’m not hurting on the outside, I’m hurt on the inside. Even though I rose again on the third day, people on Earth are just too damn cruel; especially to each other. Have you notice how you treat those who are disabled, both mentally and/or physically? Let me not forget the Haitians.
I asked our Father (who art in heaven) to forgive them but now I see that it was pointless. I see the state of the Earth right now and it makes me sad. The Trayon/Martin killing makes me mad! It was pointless 2000 years ago when I said, "Father, forgive them for they know not what they do". And even though ignorance is bliss, and time has passed, I didn’t deserve how I was treated.
However, I hear ya on the gas prices, food issues and heating cost, but understand one thing, that’s all your doing. Recognize that, “Whatever you're not changing, you're choosing. When it becomes more difficult to suffer than change...you will change.” The issue of taking my teachings out of schools, government and even Christmas is also your doing. When I say “your” I don’t mean you personally, I mean the lot of you, collectively together.
Re-bless America my ass! She’s sexy but too damn greedy and power hungry. I may have been able to walk on water but I can’t match her powers. She don’t care about the people, she’s all about them dollars, like a striper on a pole in one of those strip clubs. I am touched that you would call out to me personally, but I am afraid my hands are tied with this one and I can’t help you. Keep praying! Sorry if this isn't the answer you wanted to hear, but it’s the only advice I can give, at the moment.
Here’s another thing. You say, “We are getting older and things are getting bad here.” But as you get older, the only reason why things are bad is because you haven’t gotten wiser. Again, I don’t mean you personally; I mean the lot of you, collectively together. An eye for an eye is still your motto. (Btw…that song “Motto” by Drake rocks though. I’m jamming to it right now! Lol!)
Speaking of all of you, collectively together, I like religious people and admire their beliefs because I was once where they are today, so I can’t criticize anyone for where they are at in their religious upbringing. No disrespect to anyone’s belief or religious practice but Religion itself, in my opinion, is just like high school; many people attend, some graduate, a few fail or drop out but not too many go on from there. Try being more spiritual! Stop being so closed minded to new possibilities.
If you care to and are still reading this (with an open-minded, of course!) read more on Iggy’s blog. Oh and btw, I look completely different than how you may remember, but just know that I am more surprised than you may think; especially whenever I look at myself in the mirror. His link: http://igomene-joseph.blogspot.com/2012/03/religion-like-high-school-spirituality.html
Believer: The 1st paragraph is all I read and I stopped right there, Lord. How can you be afraid if you rose from the dead? I’m afraid. I’m afraid to keep reading what else u said..cuz i mite get mad. Ijs...
Believer: Anyway, what do you mean about forgiving them? I don’t get it! I don’t get why you would say it was pointless. I’m not reading anymore. SORRY BUT THAT’S JUS ME.
Lord: Believer, here's what you should know and also take this into consideration. If you're too mad to do that, I understand. Still, it may inspire you in more ways than one. It may inspire others too, those whose skin color is opposite of mine. It's a poem by poet, Runett Nia Ebo and it's called...
Lord, Lord, Why Did You Make Me Black? http//nursepat.com/black.html
Your Pledge to Learn!
I am here to learn. No one can make me, but it is my right. I am responsible for my own spirituality. I am in control. Since learning so greatly affects my future, I choose to make it a priority in my life. I am a life long learner. Nothing can stand in my way. No one has the right to hinder my spiritual pursuit, and I must respect the same right for others. There are no excuses for not learning when I need assistance, my teacher will appear. Problems I encounter along the way are just challenges to overcome. I will never say I can’t because I can! I will always remember that I am here for one reason, I am here to learn.