Giving up our illusion of control. By facing our fears, we are capable of empowering ourselves to live close to our key values and beliefs. We move from faith to faith, hope to hope, and we experience all that life has to offer. We have the empowerment to accept life on it's own terms, find the value in our own adversity, and develop resilience to press forward.
Note to readers: This originally was posted over at a Newsvine column a few years back. It was a response to a comment posted on one of my earlier blogs. The article is being posted here due to its relevance in the ongoing discussion of Creation, the fall of mankind, and evolution. The original article [...]
So, what is the presenting problem in America today when it comes to the question of who is poor? It is my opinion that based on the review of the literature collected, that the answer are those who are lacking the ability to obtain the "necessities" of life in present post-modern American society: Namely, adequate, affordable housing, stable and gainful employment, appropriate and affordable health care and insurance, and the ability to save for retirement.
Today, American politics appear to be more on the opportunist to provoke popularity over value and principle. We have forfeited true freedom and liberty for ever increasing propaganda of popular agendas. More and more opportunists become elected into local, county, state, and even national positions to serve "special interest" groups of individuals. True principles and values of proper governance appears to have been abandoned.