Our Inalienable Rights

Written by Gary Wonning

Even at my youngest age, I somehow knew where my rights came from,  except as a child, most of my rights rightfully so, came from my parents, but in reality, as an American, our rights come from God.

Today, many belief their rights come from government and that God should be eliminated from our lives, this is far from the truth and this belief in God is what makes us an exceptional country.

It explicitly says in the Declaration of Independence that we are endowed by our creator with certain inalienable rights.

It doesn’t get any plainer than that.

That is what makes us an exceptional nation. No other nation has it explained in their constitution, most still believe that their rights come from the government, that very thought makes them servants to their government  and not a free people.

In this country we believe, or should believe that our elected officials are our representatives, they are not our leaders. They are elected to serve us, we don’t serve them.

That is probably what makes it so hard to understand, all through the history of mankind, people have had leaders telling them what to do and what to believe.

The United States is different, although we do have laws, those laws come down from God, and are our natural born rights which no one can take away from us.

It’s hard to erase thousands of years of thinking in just a few generations, the thinking that someone else knows how to run our lives better than we do ourself. It makes each and everyone of us responsible for our actions and as a result, we have no one to blame but ourselves when we create challenges in our lives.

It is only natural to seek the simplest path, but that path of putting someone else in charge of our life eventually leads back to enslavement.

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Wisdom lost through the ages, common sense is no longer common.

Gary has been a writer/photographer for over thirty years. Specializing in nature and landscape photography, while studying native cultures.

His travels have taken him to most of the United States, as well as Australia, Belize, Egypt and the Canary Islands.

He has studied the Mayan culture of Central America and the aborigines of

Australia. Photography has given him the opportunity to observe life in various parts of the world.

He has observed that many of the forgotten cultures had spiritual beliefs that were stronger than ours in modern times.

In technology, we have made advances far superior to those that came before us, but, we have lagged behind in gaining or maintaining our spiritual knowledge.

For us to advance as the human race, we need to combine the spiritual knowledge of those that came before us, not only that of the ancients but the knowledge of our direct ancestors as well, with the technical knowledge we have today for us to propel into the twenty-first century and beyond.

He has published several books about his adventures.

For more information, please consult his website,www.journeysthrulife.com.

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People Shape the Truth To suit Their Needs

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Wisdom lost through the ages, common sense is no longer common.

Written by Gary Wonning

How many times have you said something to only have it misconstrued and misinterpreted by the person you said it to?

This seems to happen continuously, especially in today’s world. 

I have found that people only hear what they want to hear, or what suits their needs or agenda. They already have a preconceived idea about what you are going to say, and regardless of what you say, they will hear something entirely differently. 

Then, many will hurriedly tell others what they thought you said and before you realize what has happened , the rumor has spread and it becomes common knowledge, much to your dismay. 

Once it has gone this far, it has become common knowledge and  the accepted truth and regardless of how you try to explain or change their thoughts, it is almost impossible to change their opinion and many times you will spend the rest of your life living under the false assumptions of others. 

This is way too common in the political arena. 

There really isn’t much you can do about this, the only option is to know in your heart what is truth and live by it and the knowledge that you did the right thing and what others think or believe has no bearing on your life. 

Gary has been a writer/photographer for over thirty years. Specializing in nature and landscape photography, while studying native cultures.

His travels have taken him to most of the United States, as well as Australia, Belize, Egypt and the Canary Islands.

He has studied the Mayan culture of Central America and the aborigines of

Australia. Photography has given him the opportunity to observe life in various parts of the world.

He has observed that many of the forgotten cultures had spiritual beliefs that were stronger than ours in modern times.

In technology, we have made advances far superior to those that came before us, but, we have lagged behind in gaining or maintaining our spiritual knowledge.

For us to advance as the human race, we need to combine the spiritual knowledge of those that came before us, not only that of the ancients but the knowledge of our direct ancestors as well, with the technical knowledge we have today for us to propel into the twenty-first century and beyond.

He has published several books about his adventures, and is available for book signings, and speaking engagements.

For more information, please consult his website,www.journeysthrulife.com.

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