Yes, the statement does appear to be true doesn’t it? And this is a man who certainly can speak from experience. No, he’s not someone who you can point your finger at, as I had federal attorney do to me a few years ago, and say, “are you taking medication?” As if I was the crazy one. He followed this satement with, “I don’t care about corruption.” Yes, and he is a federal attorney. I was incredulous, as to why he had chosen his profession. I had decided that our country was indeed, in a very sad state of affairs. With the more corruption that I had been uncovering the more bullying I was receiving from our, so-called, justice system.
And he was implying that I didn’t have all of my faculties. So, I should be unbalanced for even beginning to suggest that our whole legal system is turning a blind eye to justice and doing such things. Well this attorney was throwing papers around and grandstanding in such a manner, that he was making ‘much ado about nothing,’ which made me think, he was a big part of the whole mess, which Bernie Madoff certainly has pointed out. I was still rather naive, I must admit, as I was beginning to realize that our whole country was in a mess.
As I saw that my own brother had been scammed and many other people with special needs, and the ponzi scheme involved with that would blow peoples minds, I was sick, about the whole thing. Social Insecurity, will absolutely collapse when you finally see what the government has been doing with these people. Parking their numbers and qualifying them for services, while the whole stinking mess is going unchecked. Oh yes, believe me, it goes all the way up the chain of command. And Bernie is correct. Everyone gets a free pass. He was just the one that was caught.Ahh, but look at the price paid. In the end, ask him now. Was it worth it?
Now, I see the way things are and the way things will be. I operate in a different world and I am not alarmed. I know my Lord and He will put an end to this mess. My special brother is not upset. His life is happy and I don’t need riches and wealth to be happy. Look what happens to those who live this way. How can anyone be blessed to know they rob from the very least of these? My mother’s life has been wrought with pain and suffering and, yes, it probably could have been made easier if the hands of greed would not have touched her. If she would have been allowed to have the income to care for her son. But then, I would not have acquired the strength necessary to advocate for her and my brother and others like them either. The Lord has shown me that from my youth, I had a burning compassion within me for those who are suffering. Born of my own pain and suffering and my love for Him. He wanted to mold me into an image of His likeness. To have a heart like His own. And this could not happen unless I had suffered in similar circumstances as He had. But He had ‘suffered all things known to man, in order to learn obedience.” Yep, that’s an amazing set of scripture to me. Even my Lord, had to suffer to learn obedience, to our Father. His own pain and suffering, But He knew the suffering was meant to lead Him to one place and that was the cross. And He was perfect. I, am not. There are many times, I’m ready to march across the land and sea, to just slap someone! This is where I still have to be brought into submission.
This has been supernatural and it will come to an end one day. He has reminded me through it all that grace is the end result. I must learn this lesson over and over again. My anger at this injustice is tempered by grace. In the end I also am left with compassion for those who have done these things. I am always left pleading for them, as well. When I see that God is the God of second chances, I know He is going to allow us time.
I remembered a time about 20 years ago when my friends and I heard about the airplane scheme. Well of course, no one mentioned the word scheme anywhere in it at all. It all sounded great. In the end someone, somewhere got to be called Captain. All you had to do was invest $500. and eventually everyone would win. That’s all I recall. Oh, that, and that one of the flight attendant’s that my ex-husband and I went to see, kept her money in a book, that was cut out to hold her cash. All seeming to be very clandestine, kind of reminding me of the prohibition days. Hey, I feel like Bonnie and Clyde, I thought. This girl, had serious flirtations, with my ex, and I was trying to pay attention to how all of this was going to work. It seemed like her and her husband were trying to sell Amway, but sleezy. Ok, so, how long does it take to recoup our loss of $500? ”Hmmm, I’m going to have to see, if I can get some investor’s first, I told her. I’ll work on the ‘friends and family plan.”
I started with my brother. He’s usually pretty inovative and the first to jump into any investment opportunity. Just as I thought. “Hey, that sounds like a real money maker!” He’s working it out on paper and I can almost hear his wheels turning in his head. Believe me, he would have been alongside of Madoff if he would have asked. I tried to convince a friend at work and she brought up some thought provoking questions along with, “Is this legal?” I don’t know. I asked her this, and she said it is, but I’m not seeing anything illegal. She’s telling me it’s the same as multilevel marketing, but it’s money. Come on, it has to be illegal. We both backed out.
In the end, they all lost their money and we ended up hearing about these illegal operations all over the country. I called my brother one day about some kind of business and he said, “Hey, are you kidding? I still have my friends calling me Captain, from that last scheme!”We cracked up!
I laugh at the ease with which man can be be hoodwinked into such things without realizing it, however, if we are not careful it becomes a lifestyle and it has devastating results. I can look at people like Bernie Madoff and feel compassion. He was caught up. Look at the price he has paid. But he is not the only one and it is hypocritical for anyone to point the finger of shame at him. We have a system of greed set up to allow this. Look at what our nation has done to allow this. We feed greed. Our media fuels the stories of disastrous and broken lives as a result of overindulgence and addictions. We crave the next episode of some person self-destructing.
Instead of yanking the safety net, which should be the true course, and placing them in a facility for care and prayer, we allow them suicide by media. I have coined this phrase because to me it is the same thing as someone who wants to die by the hands of law enforcement or on YouTube, etc. These are celebrites, and they’re doing what they do best. In the end, it’s all a result of corruption and a desperate cry for help.
Now, my Lord has a Year of Jubilee, which He has given to His people. He will certainly restore everything. It is a clean slate. Everything which the enemy has taken, He will return. When you rend your hearts and turn back to Him.
When Shiloh comes, perfect government will be in place and there will be no more greed. No need to take what does not belong to another. No selfishness and pride. No pain and suffering.
In the Tent of Meeting, This is where it all began. He will restore Justice. Yes, He will balance the scales. He is about to bring Truth and Majesty to Victory!
You know I always think of the Lord singing this to me in my spirit. Yea, I know, you think He just sings hymns, but He sure doesn’t…He is the ‘coat of many colors!