Sunday, July 21, 2019

CAN A MAN FIND PEACE?

After the fall of man, GOD said that a man would toil/work for the rest of his life.  I understand and accept that part. Jesus/ Yahusha says " my peace I give to you." This peace should overcome anxiety, worries and fear.  Isn't the fruits of the spirit, love, joy, peace, faithfulness, goodness and kindness?  The Word also says " to make every effort to live in peace with everyone."   But a more appropriate question should be asked, where does a Black Man find peace?  Peace is defined  as "freedom from disturbance, tranquility, a time of harmony, a period of non-aggression."  But why, here in America that a Black Man cannot find peace anywhere.   Certainly not in the world, the streets, at work, at home, in church and in relationships.
     Religions answer to this question is GOD will help us if we just pray and live right.  In America no matter how much money you have, how high your standing, no matter what you have, like expensive houses and properties or  expensive cars we have, America will never be impressed or have respect for a Black Man, to them we're just another "N". Don't tell me you don't see color, that's a bold face lie, everybody sees color, it's okay to admit we all see color, ethnicity and cultural differences.  Maybe we have no peace because we don't have respect for each other?  Yes I'm talking about Black people. Certainly our women label us as dogs and some of us rightly fit that description.  Even if you are a Boaz, we get no respect and no peace.  Why is it that the Black Man in  America has no friends or allies on this planet? Not even our African bruhs and sistas from the Motherland have respect for the Black Man in America.   So again where does a Black Man in America find peace?
     Solomon a Black Man and the wisest man in the world stated " it is better to live in a corner of a housetop than to live in a house shared with a quarrelsome wife" later in the same chapter  he states " it is better to live in a desert land than with a quarrelsome and fretful woman,"   But Paul states " let no corruptive talk come out of of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up."  How many women build up their man that he is not discouraged, angry and bitter then the man responds to you in a way you don't like? Is it because  Black women say they don't need a man? Maybe it's the stereotype of 'BlackSuperwoman" and you the Black Woman have drunk the flavored Kool Aid? You know Black Women cover two civil rights basis points, one being Black and the other a woman.  Y'all know y'all get paid less right?  That's a whole another essay.
     It's enough the criminal justice system and the police abuse and kill us. We have white women clutching their purses, or moving to the other side of the street when seeing a Black Man.  The different media formats uses all sensory formats to degrade us.  In employment we're the last hired and the first fired.  Lot's of y'all have the unmitigated gall to say we're lazy and don't take care of business.  In our communities we have single women raising boys which LBJ's planned out Great Society systematically moved the Black Man to the rear in another form of the Black Codes.  I can list countless other things.  Again where does a Black Man find peace? Maybe it's on the football field or on the basketball court?  We even got attacked on the football field where players were kneeling to call attention to social injustice for Black Men in America, but it was hijacked to us disrespecting the flag.  Never mind that this country has been built on the backs of Black men since the American Revolution and every other war fought since.  What about in economics where we were free labor for 300 years, WE MADE AMERICA GREAT!!! YEA I said it.  Yet we get no respect, no love no peace.  Where is the peace for Black Men?  Is it in a bottle or drugs?  Again, where is our PEACE? We're searching.

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