What is a Hero?

By The Prophet of Life

What is a hero to you? Is it character in a movie, or comic book or graphic novel? Is it someone who has fame? Is it a TV, movie star, pop  idol, Twiiter star, gamer or you tuber?  Is it someone who is incredibly wealthy? Is it a great politician? All of the aforementioned are typical heroes in most societies  but are they truly heroic?

A hero is someone who does something heroic. Is getting a 20 million dollar advance on a project heroic? Is making videos about the cool car you got as a result of You Tube royalties or that prank others heroic? Is having a hit record heroic? Is tweeting sarcastic things about others heroic? Is having all of the money in the world but very little left of your humanity heroic? Having fame, fortune, fans and followers may be admirable but it isn’ t heroic .

A real hero saves lives. A real hero puts their life on the line in order to protect others. A real hero selflessly does things for others. I would like for you to think of the kind of people who do these types of things as heroes. People like firemen, policemen and soldiers who put their lives on the line daily to insure that others survive. People who heal our sick, teach our children and help our elderly to live with dignity. People like legal aid lawyers who advocate for the poor against corporations and corrupt government officials. People like parents, who are there for you everyday. Who get up and go to work at a job they don’t like just to keep their families fed, clothed and sheltered. Parents who show up for their kids time and time again even if they are divorced and no longer have custody.

Heroes are often thought of a ordinary people who do extraordinary things. They run into a burning building to rescue a child. They wrestle a gun out of a shooter’s hands. They give their lives on the battlefields so that the rest of us may continue to enjoy our freedom. Heroes are people who act even when others don’t. Those aren’t the only kinds of heroes. There’s another kind of hero. These heroes are the people who do the right thing consistently. A hero can be made in the blink of an eye but they can also be made from a lifetime of consistent sacrifice. These heroes are not often given any accolades whatsoever. They work in the background tirelessly and thanklessly. It is time they too are given their due. Take time out of your day today, to thank one of the heroes in your life. It may be the only acknowledgement they have been given this year.

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The World Will Not End in 2018

There are several prominent prophecies about 2018 being a year of bad omens. One links a prophecy from the Bible’s Book of Revelations about a virgin giving birth as the dawning of the dawning time of tribulation. Others interpret it as the birth of the Antichrist. Don’t believe the hype.

It will not trigger the birth of the antichrist. It will not trigger the beginning of tribulations. It will, however, augment whatever perceptions or beliefs people already have. Until it passes and people realize that 2018 didn’t trigger anything significant at all.

The Prophet of Life

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A Great Way To Get Lots of Free Books

A One Day Only Anniversary giveaway that you can take advantage of will take place on Amazon through 13 national hubs.

On Friday, September 22nd. You can get a lot of free books by logging onto your amazon account in these nations: The US, Canada, Mexico, The UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, The Netherlands, India, Japan, Australia and Brazil. Type in Loveforce International Publishing Company.  A whole bunch of books will come up. Browse the list and see which books are free.

Load up on the free books. That’s all you need to do. Between 20-30 e-books will be given away on that day only. The sale begins at 12:01 AM and ends at 11:59 PM on that day.

Take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to get great e-books free.

Why Trump Won and What His Victory Means to America

By The Prophet of Life

There are a lot of people in the world who are shocked today. Donald Trump has been elected President of the United States of America. Some around the globe are saying things like “Never underestimate the stupidity of the American people.” Others are saying nothing but feeling dread when they think about the future.

Donald Trump won the election because he tapped into an anger and frustration throughout America. There are plenty of Americans who don’t feel that the system is working for them. They are tired of career politicians who promise the moon but deliver gridlock. Who count on their vote but don’t give them a second thought at election time. That group is Donald Trumps constituency.

Donald Trump won as a Republican despite the fact that the party elite didn’t support him. He ran on a platform of Republican values and 9 of 10 Republicans ended up voting for him as well as people who usually vote for fringe independent party. The Republican party members of congress will likely support him but if they don’t or if there is still gridlock, Trump can always tap into the rage of his constituency and form a third party and run his own slate for congress. If he did that, it could likely transform America from a two party to a three party system.

Now Trump calls on all Americans to bind the wounds of the past and seek unity. I am sure that many Americans would like to do that but can they leave behind their animosity and do that? When it comes to this new concept of a Trump Presidency, many Americans are hoping for the best but fearing the worst.

At its best, A Trump Presidency could reshape America into a more prosperous nation with full employment and a better life for all. Trump could bring new ideas and new approaches to solving America’s problems which, if tried, might just work.

At its worst, a Trump Presidency could become an economic disaster, stand by as Russia takes over Eastern Europe and the Middle East and China takes back Taiwan and overruns parts of Asia. It could set back advancements against global warming as well as advancements made by every minority group, immigrants and Women’s Rights. You could expect a Supreme Court that would likely repeal Roe Vs Wade and Reverse Gay Marriage. You could see the rise of a law and order police state where minorities continue to be gunned down or a war that drafts our youth.

A Trump America could be a place where pollution is rampant, abortion is illegal, the military industrial complex is reborn, differences aren’t respected or tolerated and hate crimes rise. It could be an America where millions have lost their health care, had their social security cut or pensions diminished or are just plain broke. Most of America will live in apartments because homes will be out of reach for an average American. More people will have jobs but they will not pay enough to afford a house and college will be out of reach for most children.

At both its best and worst, Trumps America will be a great place to be rich.

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What is cool?

Recently, the CEO of Abercrombie & Fitch said that he didn’t want people who weren’t cool buying his clothes. Despite the fact that it isn’t cool to use a double negative in a sentence (it’s just ignorant), the fact that he said something like that would deny him the right to wear anything from his own clothing line. The statement, as lame as it was, got me to thinking.

What is cool? How do most of us determine what “cool” is? There are many who say that cool is something you either have or don’t,. They say its natural and cannot be learned or taught. I disagree with some of that. First of all, cool is a matter of perception. What is or is not cool is different for different groups of people. Secondly, I think that what is cool can be analyzed and once analyzed, common factors among the cool can be isolated. Once isolated, they can be developed in anybody.

I’ve known a lot of cool people in my life. I have also known about media celebrities who are considered cool. I sat down and made a list of the factors many of them have in common. Here are the results. Most people considered cool are not trying to be cool, they are merely being themselves. They are independent minded. They don’t follow trends but because a part of their independence is having their own independent sense of style, they can influence or even start trends.

They are very often down to earth. They are often able to keep things in perspective and don’t get too caught up in themselves or the hype surrounding them. They not afraid to speak their mind but usually only on important issues .They are often selfless and give back. They are often involved in fund raisers or are spokespeople for charity. They often don’t show petty emotions in public. It is often that when cameras catch them being too stuck up or worried about their image, or having a tirade, especially about something self-centered or unimportant, that they instantly become uncool.

So, to recap, cool people are independent minded. They don’t follow trends and have their own sense of style. They are down to earth, selfless, and not afraid to speak their mind on important issues. They give back. Perhaps cool people are considered cool because they stand out from the crowd. If you want to be cool try cultivating some of these things. Even if you aren’t considered cool after that, at least you will have the consolation that you are a better person.
In true Faith,
The Prophet of Life

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