Nothing is ever promised today

by Iesha Burch
(Pelham, GA, USA)

Some people believe in keeping the peace, personally I believe that this way has not been proving effective in certain cases. Some things a person should have common sense to know that the method of "peace" they think can change a situation will never work. In today's society people only care about themselves or what can benefit them, as harsh as that may sound it is very much true. In order for any peace to be recognized someone should put forth a firm effort to let others know that they are not and never were push overs. If they continue to allow this no one will ever get anywhere as a people, it is better to do it now than to hold off on it because tomorrow is never promised today.

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Mar 05, 2012
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Nothing is ever promised
by: Art

You are absolutely right and just as I mentioned to Dustin, Backward Country "if you can see it certainly our Leaders can. That's distrubing to me and even more so is the fact they refuse to change or acknowledge their evil ways and mistakes, just as with other great atrocities, and that's why I write.

the uncertainty, the fear of the future, and the feeling that they needed to take care of their own led them to act in ways they wouldn't have in their normal day-to-day lives. They showed less concern for others, many hoarded, others stole, and some even committed murder!

Other people, in contrast, reacted in a completely different manner. They weren't heroic because they performed great deeds; they were heroic because they performed small deeds selflessly. They faced their difficulties with dignity. They helped one another. They banded together as a community, looking out for the welfare of their neighbors and sharing what they had with those in need.

Seeing the contrast between the two types of responses brought home the challenges we face when we are in uncertain times or difficult situations. In times of disorientation, it's natural for people to feel concerned for themselves. While everyone won't respond in the same way, the selfish human instinct for self-preservation takes a more prominent role for some people.

When all around us is unstable, it's natural to become destabilized ourselves. When what felt like solid ground begins to feel like shifting sand, the fear can be gripping.-Fear of the future, fear of the changes being, or about to be, thrust upon us. If we allow fear to overpower faith, our trust in God's care tends to diminish. Once that happens, then the feeling that we must take control of events and take matters into our own hands becomes more prominent.

This isn't necessarily bad, since the "fight or flight" instinct is built into our nature, and we automatically respond to perceived danger with self-preserving moves. We will protect ourselves and our loved ones, as we should.

The challenge we face, though, is finding the right balance between our human nature and our spiritual nature.

Why did I decide to join Your Inner Voice.com

Love you and wishing the best for you...art

Mar 04, 2012
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It is true...Nothing is ever promised today...
by: Margrett D. Wallace

It is refreshing to read the writing(s) of young people as Iesha Burch and Dustin Simpson. It should encourgage us to listen more to the 'inner voice' of our young people. Thanks to Art at "Your Inner Voice.com" for giving/providing the promising young writers of today...a vehicle to express themselves for today as well as tomorrow...for they are the youth of today as well as our tomorrow. This young lady is telling us not to put off what we should be doing today...for tomorrows are not promised. Thank you Iesha for sharing..."For The Best of You Is Yet To Come"...

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