Posts Tagged ‘Truth’

Don’t Get Carried Away

June 26, 2014 6 comments

In the serenity or bustle of life the leaves may be blown away by the slightest of a gentle breeze or the tempest of the strong winds. Many doctrines, news reports, beliefs and doubts will seek to promote themselves as masters of one’s life such that your trajectory in life is not determined by you but by the fears planted within one’s life course. In time the strongest of the leaves which is not fed wilts and the gentlest of the breeze will carry it away.

In life decide what you believe in and stand strong by your standards. Life is not always poetic and romantic in most cases it will prove to be filled with storms and obstacles not meant to urge you on but to wilt your attempt to greatness. Greatness is not the achievement of the impossible but the fulfillment of one’s potential. The fulfillment of one’s potential is not in the strength of one’s stance but in the connection to the roots that nourish your beliefs. Within each passing moment the world will change, new concoctions will be stirred and fed to the world but do not be swayed by the latest hint of wisdom that drowns a nation but be convinced by the truth that empowers the roots.

In you stay in life, the sun will increase its heat, the winter will bring a chill to occasions but stay strong, connected to your roots that nourish who you are. In the tempest of the moment do not be convinced by the argument but be convinced by the truth that has no doubt. If you do not stand or stay connected to your roots you will be carried away from that which was yours. Life will sway you into a breeze like a wilted leaf and your destiny will be decided by the will of the winds. Every gossip has its merit buts its standard may not be for your standing. Test all things never be indoctrinated by a small stream of water, it may have no eternal source but may just be a stream created from a bucket of water poured on the ground. Test the source of the water before you believe in its power to nourish you. True nourishment is not in the temporary but in the everlasting.

Don’t get carried away with every word that passes your way. Any journey must prove itself before it is taken. The wise know that the victory of the journey is not in arrival but in the map. Do not be swayed by that which has no plotting that you can see, or else you may be dumped in the ditches of life and never have a fighting chance. Find the map and see the alternative routes, you might one day in your journey need to change course. Know where you come from before you know where you are going, not every destiny is ripe with riches but where you come from sets the standard of what you must achieve in equality or beyond.

In time the word does change but let your roots be strong. Do not be carried away.

As a result, we are no longer to be children, tossed here and there by waves and carried about by every wind of doctrine, by the trickery of men, by craftiness in deceitful scheming;

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Be Free

January 21, 2014 Leave a comment

Today as I sat down watching the traffic zooming past and people going on about their business my mind began to wonder; I began to think of what really controls all these people. There seemed to be an invisible force that dangles each and every person to go in one direction or the other and pursue certain activities without fail as if there is some walls put in place to ensure we don’t cross certain lines. Be it at work, or in our family lives we seem to be controlled by some type of force which ensures that we do things according to a certain order. Are we free or do we understand the meaning of freedom?

A nation that fights for independence is simply fighting for a declaration of independence and a reflection of laws that change the way things appear. Appearance is not the change in heart neither is it the change in mindset. The idea of freedom is one that has been floated in time and our very education tells us that freedom is doing what we have a right to do without being impendent by laws which violate those rights. So we grow up believing that rights are the definition of freedom. A young teenager believes that freedom is when their parents allow them to do as they please because in their belief, being allowed to do what they please is what is the definition of freedom. The prisoner believes that freedom is being let out of the prison bars, and hence have the right to do as other people live. However none of this is freedom, it is but a make-up of freedom that holds no ounce of the essence of freedom.

One who is free is not determined by what they are able to pursue but rather by the realization of their identity of truth. There is no greater freedom that exceeds truth, whatever laws we may pass if they are not truth they are but just a passing of time. True freedom is not determined by laws neither is it defined by values. True freedom stands the test of time and is not subject to right or wrong, it is the essence of life and the breath of existence. What we perceive as freedom in our time is just an expression of activity but not the truth of it. We live in a world where freedom is determined by signed papers and the allowance to act in any way we define as a right but this is not freedom, as in most cases it is not truth. What then is truth?

Truth is life, it is the examined stance that has no fault, the energy that pursues us to success. Values we may believe in have no freedom until they are truths, and our reservations have no ounce of freedom until their very substance is truth. Truth never changes with time for time must serve truth. Look in the mirror and determine if the very life that you exist is the truth, or you are just fleeting with time in the usual deception of what freedom is. If patience, love, understating is not truth then it has no freedom. Being able to vote, or stay out for long is not freedom, but realizing what is truth is the definition of freedom. Are you truly free?

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The Veil of Life

September 16, 2011 Leave a comment

They have eyes but cannot see and ears but cannot hear, sounds like some fictional statement but in all essence is perfectly true. What we call reality is something quite the opposite.

Nothing Is as It Seems
We see what we see and hear what we hear, in other words all humans base their lives according to experience, perception and expectation. In our minds we formulate reality according to what we understand or what we have selected to understand. Our lives are a selective and filtered by-product of our comfort and fears hidden in the roles we play as part of society. At the end of it all, we process reality subjectively. Ten people will always describe a scene differently because they all use their individuality subject to personal experiences, preferences, perceived expectations and societal peer pressures. Very few people actually know the truth simply because right and wrong are not a matter of fact but a matter of common agreement. Our laws are far from the truth but are more to cultural and norm acceptances. This might sound superficial but it is true. The veil of life comes in different levels which are explored in this article.

The Individual
The first level is that most people cannot see themselves. Only a few people have seen who they are, the rest of the world believes their identities are in the names they are labeled with at birth, the careers they serve all their lives, the associations they have in life and the assets they believe they own. So people judge their capacity not according to what they can actually achieve but according to what they believe they can achieve. We are more of a function of belief than anything else. Our limitations are set according to what we believe. Who are am I is a simple question but the answer is hidden in our own reflections or images. Our very existence is just an image of something else which casts a reflection. A simple example is our bodies; we run and we laugh not because our bodies can but because our minds run and laugh, yet by itself the body could not do any of these actions. Our bodies function by command which simply means the body is a reflection of something greater. It is like driving a car drunk. The police do not notice that the car is drunk but rather they see the erratic movements of the car as a reflection that the person who is driving the car is drunk. In the same way our bodies are just a reflection of something else.
Our capacity to understand truth has been limited by individual failures to see who we are. We then place ourselves in society according to how we perceive things. Some play the victim mentality, whilst some play the preacher mentality. Whether we admit it or not but the truth is that all individuals are just playing roles whilst the truly wise are living a lonely life. We play roles such as fathers, mothers, wives, oppressed, suppressed, hated, loved, loving, courageous, loyal, and many more. When asked why we do what we do the answer is always that it is the right thing, yet right and wrong are not necessarily truth they are just perspectives adopted over time and embedded in traditional culture. So many people are just playing roles, in life if you want to fool people all the time, just know what role they are playing and communicate with them according to their role. For example if someone believes that they are a victim of society, all you have to do is speak to them about oppression in society and hence they will think you understand what they feel. If someone has a father role, talk to them about kids and the challenges of family life; if someone thinks people are just unfair, tell them experiences of people being unfair; if someone thinks they are always right let them lead and just keep quiet and they will think that they are leading all the time.

The Society
The second veil is on the interaction level. If we cannot see who we are it then follows that we cannot see who everyone else is. Our associations are solely based on assumptions and probability. We socialize based on the assumption that the other person is thinking the same things as we do. These assumptions are what causes betrayals in society, where one president has complete trust in his minister yet the minister is just playing a role whilst deep in thought the minister is planning a coup. This is more like a Judas veil where, the closest person to you could be your greatest enemy, but very few of us can see this.

Society is a statistical place where we act according to past experiences of means and deviations. We trust people based not on our understanding of their hearts but based on their past records, at the same time we trust people based on the probability that they will come through based on the alignment of their words to our expectations. It is thus easy to fool any society into action because no society knows the truth, they all believe in statistics and probability. We attend meetings based on the probability that the person will show up not based on our knowledge of the actual intention of the person, the same thing applies to marriage, business partnerships, and any other relationships that exists. None or only a few of the existing relationships on the planet are based on truth, most of the relationships are calculated risks based on the strength of the words and actions. Interestingly enough people then get shocked when partnerships end or divorces occur yet if they really knew the truth they would have been set free long before.

Now due to the fact that society is an aggregation of assumption and collective agreement it is easy for one tyrant to rule over it which has been proven time and time again. In the same way it is easy for one person to take over the entire world and all power. From a societal and individual view reality to us is what we have agreed to assume and accept. If we look at the moon and say that it is a ball of cheese then it follows that as long as we agree it is a ball of cheese it will remain a ball of cheese until another perspective is accepted. This notion is what then leads to religions and various faiths or fundamental movements yet in all this there is only one truth, the rest are just a distorted or incomplete version of the truth. Society as a whole is incapable of seeing the truth until at the individual level one can see the truth.
The Conceptual Level
Finally the last level we will explore in this article is the conceptual level. This is the level which is hardest to touch or understand because it seems invisible to most of us. It is where words, thoughts, ideas, emotions, knowledge, life, truth, love, hate, confusion, covenants, bonds amongst many things actually reside. Though it seems invisible it is the level that governs the human mind and creates the greatest veil. It is in words that assumptions are solidified or broken, it is in imagination that reflections and roles are created, it is in love that life is kept, and finally it is in truth that reality exists. In order to fool the individual or the society, all one has to do is adopt the conceptual level according to what they desire. For example if you want to create a society and individuals who are war sympathetic, you just create a conceptual environment full of patriotism, threat to national sovereignty and strength of the nations. In other words you simply spread the word through news programming, media publications, educations syllabus, and entertainment productions; and in no time at all you have the kind of society you want.

It is through the conceptual veil that we begin to accept certain rights, or freedom of speech which may not be really freedom of speech. Bombard society with a certain concept long enough and sooner or later they will accept it as right. What was wrong yesterday can quickly become right today. Advertising uses the same trick on consumers, just bombard people with something they have no need for and sooner or later they will think it is a necessity in life.
Lifting the Veil
It is easy to lift the veil but the truth is that people prefer the roles they have learnt to accept. It is this comfort zone that creates a feeling of reality when most people are living a lie. We pretend yet we do not know we are pretending to be happy. We consistently ask the same stupid questions on what is life about yet we refuse the answers. We are consistently hurt by people, politicians, partners, spouses, children, not because we are stupid but simply because we are ignorant. Lifting the veil is not a lifetime job it is just one moment of truth.

Winston is the author of several books. His breakthrough book was “You Have All Been Fooled”, a book about power, ability, and sheer determination in life. Available on the following
You Have All Been Fooled at Amazon
You Have All Been Fooled at Author’s Page
Winston’s other books include the following
Four Reasons Why Absolute World Peace is Impossible With Humans
The Spark of Life, Success and Relationships
The Book of Revelation Series

A full Picture

April 12, 2010 Leave a comment

As people we do not always see the all that is around us. We mostly act on assumption and belief, not really knowing what is and what is not. In other words we only see part of the reality and not the whole reality. If you stood up from your chair and were standing over it and someone came and put a sharp object on the chair you would not know that. Presumably you would sit still thinking that the chair is as you left it. This is how it is with life, we spend our days based on assumptions and believing that what we see is actually what is. Things can change in a twinkle of an eye practically and sometimes what we see is not really how things are.  A wise person knows this and expects this. The truth of life is not what you see it is the full picture that you did not see. None of us in our life time ever see the full picture; we only see a part of the picture and the rest we act out on belief. Before you do anything or say anything in life just remember there is a full picture you do not see.

Winston is the author of several books. His breakthrough book was “You Have All Been Fooled”, a book about power, ability, and sheer determination in life. Winston’s books are available on the following
You Have All Been Fooled at Amazon
You Have All Been Fooled at Author’s Page
Four Reasons Why Absolute World Peace is Impossible With Humans
The Spark of Life, Success and Relationships
The Book of Revelation Series

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Just because Life’s Degree in Fear is free does not mean we should graduate

March 26, 2010 Leave a comment

Contrary to most understanding university at the highest level is indeed free. There are different modules on offer which we can decide to enroll for. Graduation is usually evident as it can be seen in our personalities where permanent traits or habits are entrenched in us. You can tell when someone is studying very hard to pass certain modules in a particular semester by the way they put their effort into it. There is that semester for learning ‘’decision making at a young age’’ where modules offered include, constant101, consistency102, truth103, focus104, inferiority105, doubt106, double mindness107 which we are all free to choose. Each student of course gets practical lessons which are what we see everyday in their lives either expressing themselves in certain ways. The best thing about this university is that it instills a sense of loyalty to students as they try as hard as possible to be as practical as possible in their modules and studies. Some people go as far as to earn masters degrees and PHD by coming up with such practical ways of expressing their degrees in levels never seen before. Some attain “immortal fear” which is a Masters Degree in “Fear”, some attain “Eternal Truth” which is a PHD to “Honesty”.

Of course they are drawbacks in this university. Like any other universities we have students who excel at what they study, we have crash programs for the most gifted in their different areas of study, and of course not so gifted students. Now and then you have your drop outs who decide that particular degrees are not for them , students who switch programs in between semesters, students who repeat their courses, and students who just never look like they will ever graduate. Certificates which student earn are proudly displayed in their hearts and the way they talk, from just a conversation with a person you will know which degree and modules they majored in. Most people go on to achieve great things because of their degrees while others go on to achieve absolutely nothing. Out of curiosity, what are you studying or what have you qualified in?

Winston is the author of several books. His breakthrough book was “You Have All Been Fooled”, a book about power, ability, and sheer determination in life. Winston’s books are available on the following
You Have All Been Fooled at Amazon
You Have All Been Fooled at Author’s Page
Four Reasons Why Absolute World Peace is Impossible With Humans
The Spark of Life, Success and Relationships
The Book of Revelation Series

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