The dawning of a day is commonly fueled by a good breakfast, meditation, music or having quick cup of coffee, on the run. These dependencies and habits wakes us up and give us strength for the challenges that lie ahead.
Another reality of each day, is being vulnerable to the unexpected. The human mind or psyche’ can be viewed as a melting pot, continuously ingesting societal influences. The receptions impede our waking and daily experiences, and therefore resonate into our individual behaviors. The result is a chain reaction of cause and effects.
Consider this panoramic view: It’s morning, You are in your car heading to work, while drinking coffee listening to a broadcast, you spill your coffee trying to shift your eyes from the faces and conditions of homelessness. Feeling badly is a normalcy when you know that homelessness has become a growing reality. The views are extreme and unescapable.
It is so true and heartbreaking that today, we are seeing an increase in societal ails. It seems that darkness has merged into every aspect of human conditions and relationships.
Street Art Paint, Imaginary Homes For Homeless, Highlighting Poverty (Pinterest.com)
Why do so many people lack empathy for the homeless? Well, undoubtedly this coldness is due to a person being content with his or her own status of being wealthy or being privileged. And, obviously, they feel happy knowing they are not the one suffering under socio-economic constraints.
The saying, “one man’s sorrow is another man’s joy” is an insensitive statement and depicts the attitude of a person reserved in arrogance and greed.
There are a lot of well-to-do people whose fate has not led them thru the avenues of life, encountered by fatalities or hit and runs.
But, is it not true, that many are sitting on a mindset of a dream that at the “snap of two fingers” that dream could easily become a nightmare? In all honesty, there can be no denials that life is fragile journey.
And, if you asked, “Who are the homeless”? The appropriate answer would be: They are anybody and everybody including you and I. Then you ponder… “Why and how do these conditions in life happen”? An honest response is: When the flow of love is hindered, diseases of disharmony spread, resulting in massive hardships on all economic, intellectual and social levels.
The temperament of the world is emotional and very similar to weather conditions. On every region it is either too cold or too hot. Rarely are atmospheric conditions perfect. Charity on the otherhand is the warmest, most gentle and sweetest season of all.
We are all in this life together. Through history we have experienced life without fire. And, were we not slashers and burners living in the wilds, my caveman neighbor?
People must set aside all arrogance, presumed values and assurances. The eyes of the human heart must take heed to a world that is falling apart.