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Mission Driven

They other gentleman at the business meeting at Starbucks was Scott, the owner of MissionDriven Goods.

I learned a lot from their business meeting, and I’m still grateful for the breath of fresh air, brought by the knowing there’s still some good in humanity.

I donated to both of them directly using my tips from my day’s work. Perhaps you might find their products useful in your life and find a way to donate that way.

MissionDrivenGoods.com

May you find faith in humanity and your reason for being in this world. May you find ways to be helpful even when facing your own challenges. May you see a reason for everything.

Om Shanti

Support PUPTIVISM

I wanted to share a local charity. I met the one owner at Starbucks by work, she merely complimented my earrings as she was sitting waiting for a business connection to discuss things for the charity’s functionality. Anyway the link is below, they are called Puptivism.

https://www.puptivism.com/

Their charity is new and they have grand ideals like I do. They give back to multiple local rescues, shelters, and other organizations that help both pets and their owners. It was heartwarming to find another human being doing their best to help the world we live in. I needed that moment, because I have been beating my head against a brick wall of challenges lately. It was nice to meet someone that has managed to surmount some of their challenges to accomplish good things.

If you have a pet, buy a collar knowing it will help someone else.

If you don’t, maybe just recommend it to someone that does.

May you find ways to get past your hurdles and challenges. May you have the support you need and when you need it. May you find ways to do good things for this world easily, in your daily routines.

Om Shanti

Teaching Humanity to Fish

Give a man a fish
He eats for a day
Teach a man to fish
He eats for a lifetime

So the bible reads
Yet fishing is not difficult
It's metaphor for
Living life fully
Supporting oneself
Successfully

Why was he not fishing
To begin with?

Did he fall ill?
Was he somehow hurt?
Did his previous fishing
End in trauma?

Perhaps he was born
Without hands
Or lost a hand
In an accident

Perhaps his only skill
Was fishing
But life took him
Far from any water

Perhaps a mishap
Almost took his life
Left him feeling futility

Perhaps his
Skills or tools
Failed him
Perhaps he did his best
And still fell short

Perhaps he made mistakes
Big or small
Many or few
That caused him to
Loose everything
All his tools taken from him
Disheartened
Given in and given up

Maybe he has lost faith
In himself
In God's guidance
Or helpfulness
Maybe he sees no reason
To keep trying to fish
Never quite experiencing
The supposed benefits

It doesn't mean it's not
Still important
Maybe those are all
Just hurdles
He doesn't know
How to overcome

Perhaps teaching
The ability to fish
Is more complex
Than society acknowledges

Still a worthy goal
Still better than just
Giving the day's fish

Perhaps it's humanity's
Responsibility
To come together
To solve the complexity
Of teaching all men
Not just how to fish

To teach them how to
Overcome obstacles
Everything preventing
Their fishing success

Including finding
Faith
In oneself
Where once it was lost

Including finding
Reasons
To believe
To keep trying
To keep doing

Finding the knowing
Of his place
His role in
This vast eternal
Universe

Finding the knowing
God's guidance
Has been trying to
Get through to him
All along

Finding God
Loved him
All along
Even in the obstacles
And disheartened
Ignorance

We all fish
Some have more
Obstacles and challenges
Than others

Our responsibility to
Help another
Around obstacles
We learned to overcome

Community coming together
Joined forces
Helps everyone
Learn to fish
No matter the cause
Of the need to learn

~ Treasa Cailleach