The Only Solution!

What causes alcoholism?

A fragile minds inability to cope with difficult circumstances.

What causes drug addiction?

A fragile minds inability to cope with difficult circumstances.

What causes gambling addiction?

A fragile minds inability to cope with difficult circumstances.

What causes an eating disorder?

A fragile minds inability to cope with difficult circumstances.

What causes gun violence?

A fragile minds inability to cope with difficult circumstances.

What causes poor health?

A fragile minds inability to cope with difficult circumstances.

What causes financial problems?

A fragile minds inability to cope with difficult circumstances.

My life sucks… I don’t know how to fix it… so please give me something to distract myself with so I can stop thinking about it for a little while… until it boils over & I do something foolish.

There is a solution!

We can build more hospitals, rehabs & prisons! We can write more rules, regulations & laws!

-Or-

We can stop screwing around & fix it the right way!

We can learn how to cope with life in a manner other than destroying ourselves & others! We can learn how to act like sane, rational, adults & then start teaching our children how to do the same & breed these incredibly unhealthy coping mechanisms out of our society once & for all!

End rant! Thanks for letting me share!

Have a great day everybody!

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Emotional Stability

“We are sensitive people… it takes some of us a long time to outgrow this serious handicap” ~Anon.

It took me about 20 years & some real help to outgrow my emotional instabilities & unhealthy sensitivities.

We all have God given sensitivities & that’s perfectly alright… what’s not perfectly alright is to indulge in unhealthy, emotional extremes.

Now that I have learned about emotional stability, I can clearly see that the lack of it, is the only real problem we have in this country & in this world.

We have violent emotional swings… back & forth & we never seem to end up in the middle. There is no balance… there is no happy medium.

Emotional instability is one of the major contributors to poor physical health, (i.e. chemical imbalances – our emotions do control our glands, whether we choose to believe it or not). So our healthcare issues are directly linked to it.

Obviously, people shooting other people is a direct result of emotional instability. Sane, emotionally stable people, don’t shot people for pulling out in front of them while driving down the street.

Our failing economy is a direct result of the fear of running out of money (fear is the king of all emotional instabilities).

Here is how I fix my emotional problems… I ask myself this question, 5000 times a day if necessary… “If there is a God, would He want me to think, feel & act the way that I am right now?” & when I get my answer, I try my best to live up to it. If I stop asking the question then I stop getting results… practice… practice… practice!

Try it out & see what happens… it just might bring a little peace of mind today!

Have a great day everybody!

Do You Believe In Universal Healthcare?

After reading my last post “We Can’t Legislate Humanity” a friend asked me if I believe in universal healthcare & this was my response:

Yes, I believe in universal health care as long as it is being provided & regulated by human beings… not governments. I believe that the Proper Name for universal healthcare is ‘Humanity’. It’s not the governments job to take care of, or force me to take care of, my own health.

Here is how Thomas Jefferson felt about it… this is one of my all time favorite quotes:

“The care of every man’s soul belongs to himself. But what if he neglect the care of it? Well what if he neglect the care of his health or his estate, which would more nearly relate to the state. Will the magistrate make a law that he not be poor or sick? Laws provide against injury from others; but not from ourselves. God himself will not save men against their wills.” ~Thomas Jefferson.

I have a friend who is a Free Mason & they said that the best way to describe what Free Masonry is all about is this… “Who will feed the widows orphan?”. I had to mull this over for a while but here is my translation… it is ‘our’ job, as human beings, to care for the less fortunate. It was not… is not… & never will be, the governments job to take care of the needy. We need to get back to clearly defining roles! The governments role in this country is to insure that I have the opportunity to help the less fortunate… primarily by not taking from me the fruits of my labor. It is my role to use the fruits of my labor to help the less fortunate. NEVER was it intended for me to surrender the fruits of my labor to the government so that they can help the less fortunate!

HOW DID WE GET HERE???
& more importantly…
HOW DO WE FIX IT???

Food for thought on a Sunday morning 🙂 Have a great day everybody!