The Journey of Life: Seeking the Truth Within

The Journey of Life: Seeking the Truth Within

by Emerald K. Lewis

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The Journey of Life came about by the grace of God. Through his strength and my undying faith in him, he has given me the wisdom to share my experience and to enlighten people in a positive way. Having gone through many life-altering changes myself, by faith I have overcome all obstacles that stood in my way. My hope is to touch as many hearts and guide as many with the wisdom the Lord has blessed me with. With faith and love, nothing is impossible.

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ISBN-13: 9781452590509
Publisher: Balboa Press
Publication date: 01/31/2014
Pages: 110
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.23(d)

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The Journey Of Life

Seeking the truth within


By Emerald K Lewis

Balboa Press

Copyright © 2014 Emerald K Lewis
All rights reserved.
ISBN: 978-1-4525-9050-9


CHAPTER 1

Question


People always ask questions about life. What is life? A blessing from the most high God, Love, Unity, Hope, Peace, Faith and much more ... It goes on.... Therefore, it comes back to the same thing; Don't ever forget where you came from, In other words, finding you, your true self. Balance yourself, love yourself, take care of yourself and the list goes on ...

On my journey of life, where I met and encountered many people, who have questions about life, and things that they do not understand. By love hope and faith there is no mountain that we cannot get over. No sea we cannot swim, but there is one father, many doors.

When one door closes, many will open. There is only one door to get there, prayer, love, joy, health, hope, faith, unity, peace and a will. There is only one way to get to the inside, by meditating, focusing, inner peace.

First, you have to seek him, love him, as you are going to love yourself. Life is like a seed, if you plant or sow seeds, we expect it to grow. But, in what way?

Life is a cycle ...

It depends on the way you look at it, in a positive or negative way. Life is all about loving, teaching and helping each other. We are the apple of his eye that we have chosen not to see. Therefore, someday we will find it. We are who we are to be. No one can change us, but We can change the way we think. We are all made to be leaders, when I say leaders, I mean of your own life. The father blessings fall upon us in many ways, it's like rain falling, some can feel the rain, and some just get wet.

Who can set us free? Only our mind, and ourselves. Do we love the life that we live? Not all of us. Do we live the life that we love? Not all of us. There are many things that can bring us far in life, like wealth and who you know. One of the most important things in life is integrity and the ability to affect those around you in a positive way.

Wisdom is better than silver and gold. We all have difficulties in life. We all make mistakes, but we move on with life. EG; quarrelling, quarrelling is a sign of opening doors, but what kind of doors. Doors to the light, or doors to the darkness. Love is the light that will never go out, everything done in darkness, must come to light. The ones who fight and run away, are the ones who will live to see another day.


Thoughts


Thoughts have a big part to play in the mind and the body. It can influence the function of the body. Do you think that circumstances shape itself, or the world? Do we shape our own destiny? Question: Where do you want your thought to lead you? Thoughts can lead you everywhere and anywhere. Thoughts are very powerful! Thoughts can lead you to good or bad. Let thoughts bring you to places you have never been before.

EG; a smile on your face, joy, happiness, and love in your heart. Everyone has authority over his or her own thoughts. You can exercise your thoughts in many different ways, but let it be in a positive way. Regular thoughts such as eating healthy, reading the Bible, taking a walk and time for yourself. Choices we all have to make for our self, for the rest of our life.

God made all creations, man, woman, children, trees, fruits and the list goes on.... Do we all have faith? Yes! Do we use our faith? Some do, some do not. Faith, what is Faith? Is faith a question, faith is the answer to all questions. Faith can renew and transform you into a new mind of creation, with the light of the father. God works in our lives, in a very special way. He uses us in ways, that some do not understand. However, he uses us; and it always turns into a good way. Blessed are those who believe and have not seen. Blessed are those who have seen and still believe. With the father death, is not the end, it is a new beginning. Is there a beginning an end in life, yes there is, but in what way In the way we think, the things we do, it is the beginning of a new energy.

What is energy? We all have energy negative and positive. EG; a battery, which has two poles north and south, negative and positive. Which have the power to move things, such as machines. Therefore, the list goes on ... There is a difference in life and in the mind. That is just an example. Can we strive or soar. Is there something in life to live for?

Tupac- "If you cannot find something to live for, you best fined something to die for". In life there are going to be some things that is going to make it hard to smile. Whatever you may do, through all the rain and the pain. You have to smile for me now, remember that is inspirational. Negative words are powerful in this world today. We say what we like, but words are very powerful. Do we try to understand that the words that come out of our mouths can do a lot of damage? Can we take words back? No.

Eminem - "The truth is you don't know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing is guaranteed, but only by faith" Michael Jackson - If you enter into this world knowing that you are loved, and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything in between can be dealt with".

Knowledge is Power! In addition, some of these people have that knowledge Tupac, Bob Marley, Michael Jackson, Martin Luther King and many more ... These people had that knowledge to bring messages through their music. Music is inspirational it brings hope; it is a good thing to be inspired.

The father said love one another, because we are one big family. Ask and you shall receive, knock and it shall be opened, seek and you shall find. Jesus repeatedly reminds us what we receive will be the result of what we believe. Even to think lustfully in the mind is it a sin? Leave it up to you to answer.

There are many believers out there that question their faith. Because they get caught up in everything the world has to offer. We should not be afraid of new things that happen in our lives. Courage, when we step out in faith and courage, that is when the enemy comes out, and we face more challenges in our life. God said he will never leave us or forsake us. Because he loves us unconditionally. We all have and had experienced in our life.


(Example)


Thinking, Talking, and worrying about what you do not want can never bring you what you do want. John 3:16, God loves you: For God so love the world that he give his only begotten son, that who so ever believeth in him shall not perish but have everlasting life.

When we are up to nothing God is up to something. Do you know that Gods love us is greater than all human understanding by sending his only son to die for us, sacrifice? What does the word sacrifice mean? Love, Time, Patience and the list goes on. Paying a price for someone else mistake, but it comes back to time and love. Love your brother as you would love yourself. We all shed blood but we never shed blood that Jesus shed on the cross for us. One of the worst thing than death in life is betrayal. Human being can conceive death but cannot conceive Betrayal.

If we do not stand for something, then we can fall for anything, in most of our life. We think that we should be accepted by others first before we could be proven acceptable to ourselves. EG; asking and praying for sunshine, but going out with your umbrella.

Like I said earlier, the mind can bring you anywhere and everywhere. It's like having hope, with a question mark. Hoping for the best but secretly fearing for the worst.

What or who is a true friend to you? God because he is the one who will overlook your failures and restore your faith. Everyone want to be successful in life, that is good remember we are all people of values, words motivate us, words build us. Bless the one that curse you, encourage, inspire, love and teach them. What do we do in most situations when we feel helpless, stressed out, and down. EG; get mad, and the list goes on.

One of the greatest things is prayer. Prayer can make a mile in your smile, and every mile in a smile can bring you places you never been before. Smile when you can a smile can turn into laughter. It can make your day and someone else day too. Go as well with a smile. In life, we all go through some difficulties.

EG; with family, health, marriage and finances, and the list goes on. Life is a challenge there will be mountains valleys to move, but how by faith. Faith can move mountains, life has it's mixtures of good and bad. What do we do when we are in a situation that is not going our way complain etc ...

Things may not go our way every day, or all the time. However, we have to understand complaining will not bring you anywhere but in the same circle. At some point in life, we all have to grow up, not only in the body, but also in the mind. Old things shall pass away and be born again such as the things we do and say.

Those who live by the sword shall die by the sword. That is and old saying. The seed we sow is the seed we are going to reap. Sow seed for happiness, good health, love, hope, peace, abundance, security, and blessings on our journey. Not seed such I am not good enough, I am too big, I do not love myself. It could go on and on. Seeds like that can hold you back from your blessings.

There will always be a good thing from a bad situation. Life is what you make of it! When we think good and positive things, we create more good things to come our way. Appreciate and be positive and it will open doors to good things. Can your past define your future? Each moment counts every moment is a new beginning of your future.

Do we have control over our time? Time is important if you spend your time doing something important. You could make a difference in your life; time is everything. We could have the time for everything, but our self. Will you invite a thief in to your home? If you do then you will get the result. Just like your thoughts. Dwelling on things that could develop a thief in our mind, whatever you give your attention too. In that way you will experience it, you could invite a thief into your home and he or she will take everything.

Why not dwell on something positive EG; strengthen your mind, asking for a blessing. Love the one who created you, Love the ones who love you, Love the ones who hate you and love one another. Things like that could bring and attack even more blessing, and more love. Can a blind man lead? Yes sure why not. It is not what is on the outside, But what is on the inside that count. That is faith.

EG; going to church, what is a church. Some people think it is a building; we are the church in Christ. People that come together to talk about our father the most high, you are the church. Matthew 18-20 For where two or three gathered as my follower I am there among them. The word church take Out the letters u and r in the word church. Then tell me what is left their only Ch.__ Ch. Fill in the blank.

This is a prayer to the lord. Dear God thank you for everything, bless your name. I pray to you my lord for your blessing, your love, your strength, your health, your peace, your joy, your unity and every blessing you have to give to me, so I could share it with others. I pray to you my lord my God with love and joy in my heart. Knowing everything is possible with you. I love you, and I believe in you with love hope and faith.

I pray and thank you for your love and the breath of life. Your way is the way, the truth and the light. You are the fruit of my life; you are the blood in my veins and the love in my Heart. Thank you; continue to guide me on my journey in the name of Jesus Christ to do what is right, as you say lord. If you have ear hear me, if you have eye see me, in the name of Jesus amen.

Sometimes when things are not going, the way we want it to go, or hear the things we would like to hear. We put a question mark on it; sometimes we will hear and see things that we do not understand. Rather than questioning it, why not consider what God is trying to Say through that message.


Dreams


Are dreams true? Do you think people have thoughts in their dreams are doubts. Dreams are private. Turn on the light and start being a leader, One day I think it was a Saturday afternoon; I went to the store to buy Some things, on my way to the store I ran in to an old friend of mine. He ask me, how are you doing and I reply I am doing well. However, he said he would like to open his own little business. He said he has no money. I ask him how are you, going to open up a little business if you do not have any money.

He said he had the money but he has spent it. I ask him how much money he had, to open his own business. He said it's been awhile. I said do not give up if that is what you want, by faith anything and everything is possible. Faith, He replied I have faith, yes, I reply everyone have faith do they use it.

There is an old saying if you want it that bad, you will get it, remember. There will be mountains to climb and mountains to move but life goes on. When we sow thoughts in to our subconscious mind, when you believe what you sow is what you are going to reap.

Redirecting our thinking from negative to a positive, going through a process of meditation, establishing mental pattern of drive, order positive energy into your subconscious mind. We punish our self, by the way we think. Two people could look at the same thing and see something different.

Sometimes in life all human beings are looking for answers for so many questions, the answers for so many question lives inside of us. Peace I leave you with, my love, my joy, and your blessing thank you father thank you.

We all have to understand life is a beautiful blessing. Some point in time in our busy life. We all have to take that time out not for ourselves, But for God and say thank you lord thank you. You can say I love you lord thank you for this day for the breath of life, and your love. Thank you heavenly father. We are all bought and pay for, with the blood of our lord, through our father.

God is love, God is good, God is great he is in my heart, every heart and he is in the right place. By faith everything is possible, what is impossible for man is possible for God. The grass is always green on the other side, seek and you will find. When you think he is not by your side think again he never left he's been with you from day one.

There is no other love like his love, on my journey of life I have seen and experience so many blessing and love. So many suffering but in order to get there we all have to suffer. When I say suffer the things that is going to break us, is the thing that is going to make us stronger.

Declare it by faith; Faith can move mountains we were born with faith and grow with faith. On my journey of life, I learn and teach the words of the father and the way to eternal life with love. Where the well stand I could only lead you, but you are the one to drink from it.

Judgment, what is the word judgment mean. Judgment is a thought in the mind that we all create by our self. Every thought that we have is a form of judgment negative or positive. Judgment is like a perception in the mind, we prescript our own thought and the influence of others in our life, Have a part to play with it too.

How do we forgive other? By forgiving our self-first and asking for forgiveness. The bible says forgive those who trespass against us. Whenever, you hear the word an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth. It does not mean if your brother hurt you, you should hurt him back. Why sell yourself short. It mean you should love him teach him and show him the way God works. If God is for us who could be against us.

Say you like someone and something that much, Example; you have a car, it could be your first car, and a car you love. You will take care of that car; you will take it for regular check-up to make show everything is in good working condition. That will make you feel good and safe that your car is in good working condition. It's like taking care of each other the way God takes care of us.

Blessed the ones that curse you, when are you coming back? Can you tell me? I know you are already here; your love got me going crazy, insane, Lord my God, in your blessed way. My heart reaches out repeatedly to you my Lord. Life is not hard, but challenging day by day I pray heavenly father.


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