Selah Vita

Life is a treasured asset…don't let it pass by without pausing to think about each moment~~~selah vita

RUN!!

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RUN!!

doesn’t it seem like people are against you a lot? in today’s world everyone fights against each other always seeing the bad in each other…it’s getting kind of sickening if you ask me.
i’m not a pessimist, by any means, yet this troubles me. i hate seeing everyone backbiting, going for each other’s throats over silly things.

where’s the love these days?
i’ve come to terms with it and finally concluded, people are truly lovers of themselves and don’t care who they hurt or who they step on to get things they want..they’ve forgotten how to love others and deny themselves…what a crazy world we live in huh? it’s all a sick game don’tcha think?
well, the more i gave it thought, the more frustrated i became and started my own little version of how the game should be played…i’ve asked myself this, if someone has it in for me b/c they don’t like the color of my hair, skin or eyes, then should i extend grace to that person or make them feel the pain they’re causing me? should i spew my mouth off at them or turn in silence and walk away avoiding strife at any cost? the more i thought about it, the more scenarios my little mind came up with! i tried my best to be christian in my thinking until i heard about a young boy i knew who was bullied and beat up in school and i became a bit different for that moment in time! that’s when i realized sometimes one must stand up to some people…and that’s when i figured out my human side made a decision…and it was this…”take your best shot, and it better be good, because if i get up you’re gonna wish i didn’t!!!!!
is that a good example? probably not, but if you think about it, the flesh can make one lose control, espeicially if you hurt any of my loved ones!!!

obviously it’s time i change my focus and let my flesh sit down for a spell…ya think?

as i did that and surrendered my thoughts i began to look from a different perspectiveHis perspective instead of mine (ouchie)…i realized i was thinking from human thoughts and not with the mind and heart of the spirit. as i refocused, i began to see it from another side, His side…i saw hurting people who lashed out because they were unhappy with themselves. i saw hurting people who were never taught how to manage their emotions. i saw hurting people who never tasted love, pure lovemy heart hurts now

soooooo, now, i felt the pain of some and realized maybe if i pray for them, maybe their life can be changed…maybe if i could touch one or two or three of them i can show them what love is…maybe if i smile at them, they’ll sense i’m not against them, but for them…maybe, just maybe, that will help them move toward the warmer side of love and succumb to the truth of His great love…hmmmm…

got lots to think about now…

peace out

ps…in answer to my own question …yes, i should extend grace to them…but if they’re on the dark side’s team…then, they should run… (sorry, there’s still some human blood running through my veins) 😉

 

Change the Way You Look at Things

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Changing the Way We Look at Things

my eyes have been bothering me quite a bit lately, with the seasonal changes, it make my eyes red and my vision blurry, so needless to say, it’s a bit uncomfortable…but given my over indulging imagination, it made me start to think about what eyes can do… we’ve all been given eyes to see with, some are brown, blue, green or hazel…(some have one of each)…but here’s the point, does it really matter what color others see or is it more important that we use our eyes to see what cannot be seen? maybe it’s time we start looking at things through our spiritual eyes…maybe we should close our eyes to see…imagination is an amazing thing, it can help us to see from a grander view…maybe we should begin looking at each other with more love and grace rather than critiquing one another…maybe, just maybe, we need to look at others the way we would want them to look at us…ouch! it’s the same with these blogs we write. isn’t it time to see with greater insight, so we can write what needs to be heard? isn’t it time to see through eyes that can see the heart of things…i think it’s time to change our view of range and start looking through eyes that see deeper than surface…check your vision, maybe you’re able to see more than meets the eye!