Writing is my passion. I have an undying thirst and quest in the field of writing. Some eat, drink, or use drugs when stressed; I write.
A proverb says that the eyes are useless without a mind. Whether the saying is true to the spoken word is up for discussion. The phrase is so devoted to the adage. To be human means looking at the world through our own constantly changing lenses.
If you refuse to accept the reality of what your eyes are seeing, then you are blind to the truth and are as good as blind.
I support the eyes inoperable when the mind is blind in a fictional story about a woman who walks to clear her troubled mind. She did not take a mindful walk and wondered to find her way back home. She learned the importance of mindfulness through her journey and how you can have something in front of you, but it is useless if you do not put forth the effort to use it.
Years ago, I took a walk, believing that it would ease my troubled mind. I was so full of thoughts that I allowed myself to walk without being mindful of my direction.
During the journey, I came across many extensive fields filled with shade trees as I walked down a long, broad road. And the ground is marshy. In search of a destination called home, the leaves have turned brown with no one passing or near me.
As I stood there, I was short of breath and had scarce oxygen. The gigantic, billowing clouds distracted my thoughts as they approached me. I was thinking. I do not know how I got so far, but my destination seems incredibly far away and is not quite in sight. Hopefully, it will be in sight soon.
Nothing is visible around me. It is unknown to me where I am going, but deep down, I know I am a long way from home. I wonder, where is my friend? Whenever I am in need, she is always there for me. She has helped me through many difficult times.
Having wandered for what seems like a long time without knowing my location, I am frightened, and I feel vulnerable as I look for directions. Sleep has deserted me, leaving me dazed, and I need a light to guide me along out of this darkness as my sense of direction has faded and my sanity has drifted off.
The fear I faced led me to question everything, and what can I do differently to move forward? I asked myself, am I time traveling? Fear overtook me, and right now, I am too scared to take the next step. And yet, I know it is best not to stand still.
I told myself that if I ask myself limiting questions, I will get limited results. My mind will gain direction if I allow it to be open. Yet, I feel like I’m in a battle with my mind, and I prevent my thoughts from working with me.
Seeking With the Eyes Close will Not enable You to Find Your Way
As a result, now, I am searching and seeking as if my eyes are closed. I feel as if I am walking blindfolded, and now my mind cannot function since the eyes are useless when the mind is blind.
My journey to home will become much easier if I trust God enough to take Him at His word as I search for my destination.
So, I talk to the Lord, sharing with Him. Lord, I feel You are near me; I know you stretch your hands out to help me, but you cannot assist me if I reach blindly, seeing nothing.
I thought if faith can move mountains...I am contemplating something that requires less effort. It never once crosses my mind that I can run and hide.
Will danger find me? Can I lose my life or become a prisoner? I feared my freedom, and I did not particularly want to die. The thought of what could happen ran rapidly through my mind.
After a moment of epiphany and a rebirth of my mind, I come to recognize that I cannot fight this war in fear. Now my mind is telling me I am lost since I have traveled too far. I am frustrated and tired of wandering as I feel I want to fall asleep.
My despair has paralyzed me, and its end will be the same as its beginning. Lord, I have allowed myself to sink. At that moment, I understood the fear of temptation was working on my mind and making my choices.
Recognizing that the Eyes and the Mind Need to Correspond together
Because I’ve never had the attitude, ambition, or willpower, I am sinking into the absence of my mind. I suddenly notice that in all my wandering in the empty street, I am so alone.
My movements, my motives, my decisions, and my choices are in question. Should I continue or make a U-turn and risk the possibility of changing my course forever? Would a safe place called home be worth the risk when I arrive? I fear I will never find my way home if I keep looking behind me.
There is no traffic in sight, yet I am asking myself what to do as I am scared and my direction is unclear. My mind is sharing I’ve traveled entirely too far, and I am ashamed and exhausted from the long hard traveling as I feel I need to render and release my fear.
As I realize, I have arrived at the point where I can push forward; I need the Lord to guide me. May he forgive me and guide me in the right direction. I gather from this slow yet tiresome journey that He knows my every fault has seen all my mistakes, and still He will love me and be here for me.
Learned Good Eyesight and a Blind Mind is of No Use.
Since the beginning of this journey, you seek to help me; you knew I would be afraid of what’s coming and that I would need you. Despite your attempts to help, I rejected you. Though I refused you out of fear, I recognize I still have so far to travel on this journey; and I now understand...To receive what I need — I’ll have to have the courage to be resilient and go after it.
The time has come for me to seek help because I am blindly going in the wrong direction. Please help me. Despite my best efforts, I am lost in the dark.
Lord, I can now see my eyes are open. I need help and deliverance. Eyes are useless when the mind is blind. I desire to be set free. Although I waited so long for you to help me, setbacks and hindrances are my fears.
Thank you, Lord, for guiding me and replacing my fear with the strong desire which allowed me to find my way. I am no longer wondering, and the weakness no longer vacation in my veins.
The only way I could see or find my way forward is if you opened my eyes and helped me understand I am worth being saved. Suddenly, I can move forward, and I never felt more alive; finally, my legs can carry me to my destination; home.
D you agree with this quote?
Reality is the most Surreal thing because the Eyes are Useless When the Mind in Blind!
Paperboys - Featuring Keith Cook - Find My Way
The Ultimate Useless Knowledge-Quiz! A quiz to test your knowledge on fun facts. Finding out the real facts is fun!
For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.
- What is money made of?
- you yell for 8 years 7 month and 6 days you produce enough sound energy to
- Deafen someone
- Heat yourself up
- Heat up a cup of coffee
- Heat up a house
- What is impossible to do when you sneeze?
- Not to breathe
- Stick out your tongue
- Keep your eyes open
- Hold it
- On average, what do people fear more than death?
- There is no other fear worse.
- Licking a stamp gets you...
- A weird after taste
- An illness
- Deafen someone
- Not to breathe
- A weird after taste
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