Mother Ignacia Healing Ministry03 Aug 2016 09:08 pmHOME-GROWN TERROR SYNDROME a vicious-cycle flowchart
THE HOME-GROWN TERROR SYNDROME A Vicious-Cycle Flowchart http://www.sisterraquel.com/2016/08/home-grown eastwind journals 187 By Bernie Lopez firstname.lastname@example.org Without too many words, the flowchart below attempts to simplify the complex reality of home-grown terror. It hints of a vicious never-ending cycle, which may escalate into total anarchy and annihilation. We have a human dilemma never before seen in the entire history of Mankind. War is no longer something we export. It is no longer just ‘abroad’ but here’, home-grown. It is in our marketplaces, stadiums, restaurants, in our midst. We invaded them and our soldiers went ‘into their midst’, and now their ‘soldiers’ are doing the same, going ‘into our midst’ in a much more serious way, in the Paris, London, Madrid street bombings. We are all in each others’ midst, bound together in an ever-shrinking world. CONTINUE This flowchart does not take sides. It simply lays down the reality of it all. It does not offer solutions, only broad cause-and-effect information that may lead to a solution. It is a ‘mind map’ pointing to a change of heart among all stakeholders, peace on Earth to men of goodwill. Without that change of heart, without that goodwill, the quagmire remains a vicious never-ending circle. CLICK ON IMAGE TO BLOW UP
Some people say there are no solutions. It is a dilemma. Others say yes there is, but it entails this change of heart among all stakeholders. It is a test for Mankind not to self-destruct, to transform the cycle of hate into forgiveness. Can old wounds heal? Can forgiveness restore what hatred consumed?
Some say it is impossible, arguing that hate-filled terrorists will never have a change of heart. But are we not ourselves also hate-filled, sending drones and airstrikes to massacre their innocent just as they massacre our innocent? Together, we hold the fate of humanity in our hands, all of us together. A photo that went viral in the Internet of the Abu Ghraib jail in Iraq, the ‘US torture chamber’, which had a dramatic impact on the rapid global Islamic radicalization, one cigarette butt burning the vast rainforest. Iraqi prisoners subjected to humiliation and rape.
On Forgiveness we are all in the ‘pre-departure area’ no exceptions, it is just a matter a time if you knew you would die tomorrow you would forgive the most unforgiveable sin against you ******************* the father forgave his prodigal son who squandered his wealth on wine and women because he looked beyond the evil deed overwhelmed with love and compassion with the prospects of renewal and rebirth ******************* forgiveness heals, hatred consumes forgiveness strengthens, hatred weakens forgiveness renews, hatred destroys forgiveness gives peace, hatred brings war ***************** Lord teach me Your ways turn my hatred into forgiveness my anger into patience my indifference into sensitivity my selfishness into generosity my arrogance into humility Lord give me Your light let me not grope in darkness eastwind and Jesus said – her sins as many as they are are forgiven because she has loved much Luke 7:44- amdg