The Calm before the Proverbial Storm

Posted on July 1, 2012


By Sammie L. Carter –

… Those that Care for this world have to sometimes be the strongest of the strong… Sometimes their paths may seem long and a lonely road.. and along that road we have to learn to stand alone.. And we may have to let Go of many things we hold close…
But our journey is one of discovery and our ‘Lights’ will prevail… as we learn to spread out our beacons as ripples across the pond.. to show that Light always outshines the Darkness…
The time is upon us now where we need to stand firm and strong.. for many changes will start to happen all at once around our globe.. and we need to focus on the Good and positive and not get embroiled within the negative of what is about to escalate …
Many Blessings sent your way to you and yours…

~Sue Dreamwalker~

Sue Dreamwalker said this on August 10, 2011 at 12:38 pm

The battle continues to rage; the political positioning of the Davids and the Goliaths.

With whom do you stand, sit or lay? Dare we agree to fight for our enemy is “We the People”.

Or dare I say that they are “Middle Class America”. You must see that “We” are they that were in mind when it was first penned “…for the people by the people…”

Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.

Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure. We are met on a great battle-field of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field, as a final resting place for those who here gave their lives that that nation might live. It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this.

But, in a larger sense, we can not dedicate — we can not consecrate — we can not hallow — this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here. It is for us the living, rather, to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they who fought here have thus far so nobly advanced. It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us — that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion — that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain — that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom — and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.”

( htm  Source: Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, edited by Roy P. Basler.)

The battle rages on; on a different battle field, being the bank accounts and corporate ledger sheets of the brave and the greedy and in back rooms  and parlor rooms political deals that benefit a few at the expense of the many.

We have and do test the resolve of the people that claim those inalienable liberties by demanding, not asking that our best interests be installed as the goal, not the facade from behide which is plotted financial battles and coups.

I see the financial Goliaths do not loose money. They have devised means to pass their debut to us and make a profit in the process. We pay a “cost for living”, a cost that they seem unwilling to pay. Common sense dictated that nothing is free but via various shell and holding companies, tax breaks and political contributions, most Goliaths will pay a fraction if any for the true cost has been passed on to that person paying on a mortgage, buying a new car or pay for insurance. They will pay three times or more after cost plus penalties and interest compounded monthly. Before those “necessary debuts” are paid in full. Before that happens they will probably ask: “Should we have refinanced that plot to educate our children or build a business or buy a pre-owned car and should catastrophic illness, injury or loss of employment befall us for we are told that we have lived above our means; but the mean in most cases is the “poverty line” and the lender is a loan shark of sorts, reminding you that not a thing is free.

We live in a country where the people are governed by their neighbors but because the average person is not willing to put the effort in educating him or her self, those elected persons decided to pay themselves out of the money set aside to pay for common services. They justified this action and made it hard for us, if not impossible for the average citizen to know or do anything about it. How did this happen? Let me tell you a story that may make the logic easier to comprehend:

A person concluded within themselves that the best way to earn the money they envisioned was to establish their business in an area where there would be less competition but through word of mouth that one became more that one having the same idea. That group then agreed to travel from where they were to a fixed point somewhere else. They reasoned that the journey carried with it some life limiting dangers so they agreed to hire a guide to show them a path that that person had traveled before. They could not agree on who to hire so they picked from among themselves a person that would make the best decision for them.

“We the people”, using a Democratic Republic Model have developed a Capitalistic Economic System to fund this system’s longevity;  so where is the money we’ve earned?  “We” didn’t earn any? The concept is that the people are free to make money any way they can and pay a percentage (tax), of it into a treasury to be used by an elected group of us, to pay for common services that benefit us all, and themselves.

No one promised that all will make a profit nor share the cake and the pie;-) now what?