Happiness is an Inside Job by Valerie Cheers Brown

My Granny Carrie was a wise old woman and I loved her so much and she used to tell me always be mindful of others and guess this is why I am the way I am as an adult and have one of the biggest hearts!  She also said these words, “Always remember wherever you go, there you are.”

I didn’t realize how important being mindful of others is and is what God wants us to be.  Being mindful means you are at peace. You also notice things like sounds, i.e. the wind blowing, a bird chirping, etc. You pay attention to things all around you and you notice external sensations like different sounds and why I so love music so much, sights and touch that make up your moment to moment experience.

What is it when we use mindfulness?  Focus your attention on what matters is important and it may not look like the focus is on others, but you are able to observe your thoughts and feelings with little or no judgment.  I am still mindful and work in progress of practicing mindfulness which I think is a big accomplishment and not an easy one!

At the end of the day, being mindful that you don’t care for yourself, or you have not made peace and put the past behind you, you will dependably be managing an overabundance of stuff everlastingly, and lugging onto and carrying the past around particularly negative past, implies you can not proceed with your life.

I used to state when I was more youthful and even right now that I despised St. Louis, the place where I grew up. I couldn’t hold up to move and needed to move elsewhere.

When I was only a child I use to need to live in Virginia and this is the genuine to God truth, even before I had even been there which was not until the point when I was a developed young woman and was taken there to meet my friend’s mother.

Anyway, as we move from city to city, place to place, the one still there wouldn’t you say is us?

We will dependably keep running into precisely the same type of individuals regardless of wherever you go.

At the end of the day, our association with ourself depletes our own energy and our own bliss, isn’t that right?

“Mindfulness isn’t difficult. We just need to remember to do it.” – Sharon Saltzberg

On the off chance that we don’t transform anything about self, regardless of where you move or go, you simply take whatever is inside you wherever you go.

Thus, I see completely what the statement, “Wherever you go, there you are” which my grandma used to let me know a considerable amount and why she said to me!

“Wherever you are, be there totally.” – Eckart Tolle

Figure out how to love yourself and the place you are in. No city is impeccable — they’re much similar to individuals in that way. Individuals and urban communities have both splendor and blemishes. The trap is in tolerating them for what they are, really going after the difficulties, discovering an approach to utilize the blemishes further bolstering your good fortune and figuring out how to create your own particular bliss.

Joy/happiness is an inside job and not a hard activity at all that exclusively only you can chip away at.

There is nothing amiss with needing to move to somewhere else, that is a piece of movement in our dreams and development and the excitement of beginning a new beginning, however, Wherever you go, there you are!”

Yet, in the event that you can figure out how to acknowledge where you live now, and all the little, apparently immaterial however completely excellent things which make up your life, your days will be loaded with bliss and magnificence.

I Googled the quote, Wherever you go, there you are,” which my grandmother used to tell me all of the time and found this book by Job Kabat-Zinn and it was not published until around 1994 or so and although I just began learning about him, I like him!  He is a professor of medicine emeritus or retired but he decided to refire and still active from the University of Massachusetts Medical School.  I call him the ‘Mindfulness’ doctor.

Of course, Confucious was the one who said this quote over 2000 years ago!

“Wherever you go, there you are: I don’t really know and don’t really care who said it, but my grandmother used to tell me this all the time when I was a kid. In laymen term, it simply means that life really is what you make it.”

“Wherever you go, there you are.” – Carrie Ishom Bell-Johnson (my grandmother)

Moral: I will always remember thanks to my grandmother that happiness is an inside job. So, don’t assign anyone else that much power over your life.



Believers Won’t Believe by Valerie Cheers Brown

Kaneh Bosom pronounced like a woman’s name: Connie Bossom was around way before Christ!

Then God said, “I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth, and every tree that has fruit in it. – Genesis 1:29-30

How come we never hear any preacher preaching the truth what they claim every other book, a psalm is?

Could it be because they don’t use thesauruses?

Or, could it perhaps be because they think we are stupid?

After all, some did go to Theology School didn’t they?

Let’s see exactly what the Old Testament speaks about cannabis in code!

NOTE: As I must say I did not go to Theology school but I do have common sense and as I have my brain of knowledge that God so graciously gave to me to be here to understand the truth as it is and is happening right now before our very eyes I will speak upon.  It does not take a rocket scientist to see that what God speaks is TRUE and that means TRUTH when we want it to be and testimony means “evidence or proof provided by the existence or appearance of something,” I therefore believe God and not man’s interpretation of His word not being spoken in the Bible as TRUTH!

Kaneh Bosm in the Old Testament:

Those words appear to be sufficiently direct, but then cannabis and most other psychoactive pharmaceutical plants are prohibited in our general public. The individuals who utilize these plant entryways to different conditions of cognizance are imprisoned for doing as such.

Incidentally, the real power for proceeding with this plant preclusion is a gathering alluded to as the Christian Right. They claim to put stock in both the Bible and old Yahweh, yet Yahweh’s feeling on the issue is expressed obviously in the above citation.

This article demonstrates how the Old Testament Prophets were none other than old shamans, and that cannabis and different entheogens assumed an exceptionally noticeable part in antiquated Hebrew culture.

The roots of Kaneh Bosm

The primary strong confirmation of the Hebrew utilization of cannabis was set up in 1936 by Sula Benet, a little known Polish etymologist from the Institute of Anthropological Sciences in Warsaw.’

The word cannabis was by and large idea to be of Scythian inception, yet Benet demonstrated that it has a substantially prior birthplace in Semitic dialects like Hebrew, and that it seems a few times all through the Old Testament. Benet clarified that “in the first Hebrew content of the Old Testament there are references to hemp, both as incense, which was a necessary piece of religious festival, and as an intoxicant.”

Benet exhibited that the word for cannabis is kaneh-bosm, likewise rendered in conventional Hebrew as kaneh or kannabus. The root kan in this development signifies “reed” or “hemp”, while bosm signifies “sweet-smelling”. This word seems five times in the Old Testament; in the books of Exodus, the Song of Songs, Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel.

The word kaneh-bosm has been mistranslated as calamus, a typical bog plant with minimal fiscal esteem that does not have the qualities or esteem credited to kaneh-bosm. The blunder happened in the most seasoned Greek interpretation of the Hebrew Bible, the Septuagint

in the third century BC, and was rehashed in the numerous interpretations that took after.”

The Hidden Story

When we investigate scriptural references to kaneh-bosm, we uncover something other than the tale of cannabis in the Old Testament. Another energizing and hid story develops too, that of the concealment of the love of Astarte, likewise called Ashera, referred to the old Semites as the Queen of Heaven.

Moses & Marijuana

The main say of kaneh-bosm in the Old Testament shows up with the prophet-shaman Moses. Toward the start of his shamanic profession, Moses found the heavenly attendant of the Lord on fire of flame from inside a bramble.

It is later in his life in any case, that a clear reference to cannabis is made. Sula Benet clarifies this reference as takes after:

The sacrosanct character of hemp in scriptural circumstances is clear from Exodus 30:22-33, where Moses was told by God to bless the gathering tent and every one of its furniture with extraordinarily arranged oil, containing hemp.

Blessing set sacrosanct things apart from mainstream. The anointment of consecrated items was an antiquated custom in Israel: heavenly oil was not to be utilized for common purposes…

Most importantly, the blessing oil was utilized for the establishment ceremonies of every single Hebrew lord and ministers.

This first reference to kaneh-bosm is the main that portrays it as a salve to be connected remotely. Be that as it may, blessing oils made with cannabis are in reality psychoactive and have been utilized by such apparently various gatherings as nineteenth century soothsayers and medieval witches.”

Nearer to Moses’ own particular time, cannabis was utilized as a topical psychedelic drug by the old admirers of Asherah, the Queen of Heaven. Asherah has likewise been alluded to as the Hebrew Goddess.'”

The shamanistic Ashera priestesses of pre-reorganization Jerusalem blended cannabis gums with those from myrrh, amber, frankincense, and scents, and after that blessed their skins with the blend and also consumed it.'”





God Within A Cloud

A perusing of the Old Testament uncovers that Yahweh “came to Moses out of the middle of the cloud” and that this cloud originated from smoke created by the consuming of incense. As researcher Ralph Patai remarked in his book The Hebrew Goddess, “Yahweh just put in transitory appearances in the tent of meeting. He was a meeting divinity

whose appearance in or takeoff from the tent was utilized for obscure purposes.”

One is helped to remember the antiquated Persian sage Zoroaster, another monotheist like Moses, who heard the voice of his god, Ahura Mazda, while in a condition of shamanistic happiness delivered by cannabis. The Greek prophet of Delphi additionally uncovered her predictions from behind a cloak of inebriating smoke.

The bits of knowledge accomplished from the utilization of cannabis, regardless of whether breathed in

in the Tent of the Tabernacle or connected topically, could have been deciphered by Moses as messages from God. This is like current shamans who translate their encounters with plant drugs as containing divine disclosures.

For more reading if you don’t believe what plants put on this earth for our healing are and how people are opening their eyes, nose and throats speaking up and out:


With no disrespect to minister, pastors or clergies but why won’t you speak upon healing God’s people and wants us to help spread the Good News and not cover it up for our own benefits and pockets.




Encouraging and Inspiring November

Each and every day we should be thankful when we open our eyes, but for the month of November, I will share a prayer a day which is for God who we owe so much to and take so for granted.  He is the only person I know that will forgive you no matter what you do so we owe Him our lives, don’t you think?

Be encouraged with Scripture on why we should offer gratitude and how to offer our thanks. It’s so natural with the Christmas season (or whenever of the year!) to be overpowered with every one of the undertakings and activities to do that we neglect to stop and reflect why we ought to celebrate. Pause for a moment to stop and read these prayers which you can use on each and every day upon rising as you ruminate over all the ways God has favored you!

Day 3 November 3, 2017

God, here and there life gets me down and I think that its difficult to see things to be grateful for. Open my eyes to see the endowments of blessings You’ve given me in my life. I will begin by saying thanks to You for loving me enough to come to earth and pass on so we can live respectively until the end of time. Amen.

Encouraging and Inspiring November

Each and every day we should be thankful when we open our eyes, but for the month of November, I will share a prayer a day which is for God who we owe so much to and take so for granted.  He is the only person I know that will forgive you no matter what you do so we owe Him our lives, don’t you think?

Be encouraged with Scripture on why we should offer gratitude and how to offer our thanks. It’s so natural with the Christmas season (or whenever of the year!) to be overpowered with every one of the undertakings and activities to do that we neglect to stop and reflect why we ought to celebrate. Pause for a moment to stop and read these prayers which you can use on each and every day upon rising as you ruminate over all the ways God has favored you!

Day 2 November 2, 2017

Dear Lord, teach me to offer You a heart of thanksgiving and praise in all my day to day situations of life. Show me how to be happy always, to praise Your Name continually and to give thanks in every one of my circumstances. I acknowledge them as Your will for my life (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18). I long to bring joy to Your heart every day. Break the power of the enemy in my life. Defeat Him through my sacrifice of praise. Change my outlook and mentality into one of joyful happiness with my current circumstances. I thank You for… [Name a troublesome situation in your life by and by and say thanks to God for it.]

Jesus, I need to resemble You who complied with the Father without complaint. You grasped the chains of humankind when You walked this world. Forgive me for whatever reason I complain or compare myself as well as other people. Give me Your attitude of humility and appreciative acknowledgment. I need to resemble the Apostle Paul who learned gratitude in each situation. I choose to continuously offer You a sacrifice of praise, the fruit of lips that offer praise to Your name (Hebrews 13:15). I long to convey a smile to Your face. Show me the energy of a thankful heart. I realize that Your truth stays in a grateful and thankful heart.  “I will express thanks to the LORD as a result of His exemplary nature and will sing praise to the name of the LORD Most High. O LORD, our Lord, how great is your name on all the earth! You have set your brilliance and glory over the sky.” (Psalm 7:17-18:1). In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

Encouraging and Inspiring November

Each and every day we should be thankful when we open our eyes, but for the month of November, I will share a prayer a day which is for God who we owe so much to and take so for granted.  He is the only person I know that will forgive you no matter what you do so we owe Him our lives, don’t you think?

Be encouraged with Scripture on why we should offer gratitude and how to offer our thanks. It’s so natural with the Christmas season (or whenever of the year!) to be overpowered with every one of the undertakings and activities to do that we neglect to stop and reflect why we ought to celebrate. Pause for a moment to stop and read these prayers which you can use on each and every day upon rising as you ruminate over all the ways God has favored you!

Day 1 November 1, 2017

Dear God, Thank You for Your amazing power and work in our lives, thank You for Your goodness and mercy for Your gifts You give to us each and every day. Thanks to You for Your incredible love and care. Thank You for Your yield with the goal that we may have flexibility and life. Excuse us for when we don’t thank You enough, for your sacrifice, for all that You do, for all that You’ve given. Help us to set our eyes and our hearts on You once again. Reestablish our spirits, fill us with Your tranquility and bliss of love. We adore You and we require You, this day and consistently. We give You praise and thanks, for only You are commendable and worthy to be praised! In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

Only Jehovah Can Fix All This by Valerie Cheers Brown

Only Jehovah can fix all this. – Isaiah 65:17

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At the point when the Christian’s mind swings to nature, his heart moves in the direction of God in love and acclaim. In any case, when the unbelieving personality swings to nature, it turns from God.

On Earth Day, April 22, Tom Selleck facilitated a one hour TV special on sparing our condition. Numerous Hollywood famous people took an interest, concentrating on various natural issues and posturing handy arrangements we can do to offer assistance.

No mention of God

Do you often wonder why things are happening in this world the way are right now?  No specifying was made of God. Nothing was said of man’s transgression. Contamination implies dispensable diapers, styrofoam mugs, and fumes exhaust. Man’s endeavours to spare the earth gave off an impression of being man’s just expectation. The unconverted personality just does not consider God when it takes a gander at nature. Without a doubt, the unbelieving personality considers nature to be a divine being.

Our arrangement looks to investigate the arrangement of God as it influences man and as it identifies with the greater part of God’s creation. This lesson considers nature as a piece of God’s endless arrangement for creation, concentrating on nature’s part in connection with God and His arrangement for nature. May our investigation turn our hearts to the Creator and Sustainer of creation. I welcome your cautious consideration regarding these writings from God’s Word regarding the matter of nature.

As we walked today in Bird Park in Richmond, Virginia ( a beautiful nature walk by the way).  I realized how God gives all kind of signs through his creations.  I noticed how the birds/geese were hungry and I read a sign while walking the path we were on and the sign stated the birds in Bird Park were actually Canadian Geese; which after I researched when got back to my hotel, usually will eat grass, but for some odd reason or another and then maybe they had eaten the part they like, they also like anything which is moldy, i.e. bread or any other waterfowl!  Wow, amazing isn’t it? They like anything that is mouldy but we as humans throw it out and think it is bad for us right?

Anyway, this will lead to what I am originally writing this blog about which is how nature teaches us about life and conduct.  Nature is God’s photo book for man, much like the photo books we provide for youngsters who are not yet ready to peruse. The photos recount a similar story the Bible tells with words. Like the Bible, fallen men can’t and won’t get a handle on the significance and the message God conveys to them. The instructing from nature, similar to that of the Bible, is flipped around and back to front, to man’s judgment.

The news is a perfect example of how men misconstrue God’s nature which teaches us about life and conduct.

Does nature seem to be more and more destructive and have you ever wondered why?

Well, I have certainly and went straight to Genesis where I remember what happened when Adam and Eve sinned and went against God’s word:

Whenever Adam and Eve sinned it conveyed a characteristic result to the earth. “What’s more, unto Adam He [God] stated, “In light of the fact that thou hast noticed unto the voice of the spouse, and has eaten of the tree of which I summoned thee, saying, `Thou shalt not eat of it,’ reviled is the ground for thy purpose; in distress shalt thou eat of everything the times of thy life (Gen. 3:17). The relatives of Adam turned out to be so rough and degenerate that God enabled the world to be demolished by a worldwide surge (Genesis 6:5,11). The wellsprings of the profound were separated (Genesis 7:11). There was awesome volcanic movement. The layers of the world’s outside layer were shaped and nature was turned out of its God-given course. The stage was set for tremors and executioner storms. As the outcomes of transgression have advanced from that day to this, the regular world is nearing its end; the consequences of our first guardians’ insubordination is winding up increasingly apparent as this world is destroying.

However, God is still in the matter of safeguarding, aiding, and mending. He holds out salvation and everlasting life to all who will get close to Him.

To show you how God works check this article out published by Science News titled: “Olive Groves May Be Rescued By Helpful Wasp.”

If you dig and read further you will find out that: “Olives luxuriating in radiant California forests may find that their new closest companion is a little dark colored wasp. Referred to researchers as Psyttalia cf. concolor, the little wasp can help thwart the olive organic product fly, an intense characteristic adversary or enemy of olives,” according to USDA/Agricultural Research Service.

Now, when said and done, “Isn’t God amazing?”

I hope this gives some to think about God even more!

USDA/Agricultural Research Service. (2009, March 7). Olive Groves May Be Rescued By Helpful Wasp. ScienceDaily. Retrieved October 9, 2017, from http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/02/090220182740.htm


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Turn Your Worry Into Worship by Valerie Cheers Brown

There is no greater disability in society than the inability to see a person as more. – Robert M. Hensel

I began and am so proud to say that I had a hand in the beginning of the “Ticket to Work” program in Saint Louis back in the early 2000’s working under Larry Brown and Sam Jones in the Saint Patrick’s Building, downtown Saint Louis, MO.

What is Ticket to Work?

The program was intended to expel hindrances that shielded individuals with disabilities from working inspired by a paranoid fear of losing social security insurance. The Ticket to Work program is intentional, and it builds openings and decisions for Social Security (SS) incapacity recipients to acquire a business, professional recovery, and other help administrations from open and private suppliers, managers, or different associations.

Why I wrote this article is because of how you can turn your disabilities into the blessing by following and actually pursue your passion.

I would like to share with you a story which shows how we can begin businesses helping those with disabilities and inspire those with disabilities turn them into their passion and a career.

With the United States being considered a ‘Disability Nation,’ we turn this into a positive for all.

So at 14, she contacted to Art Enables, a studio, gallery and vocational program in Washington, D.C., where she truly needed to make that craftsmanship. However, Art Enables requires its individuals to be no less than 21 years of age.

That didn’t stop her. Amid the seven-year hold-up, Clawson remained centered.

She and her folks kept in close touch with the display, and she submitted work to its shows as an exceptional visitor. After around 2,500 days, Clawson at long last joined the positions.

Art Enables is a considerable measure like some other expressions of the art studio — it has huge windows and a paint-splattered sink, it’s sufficiently tranquil to hear a paintbrush ring the sides of a water glass, and, obviously, it’s brimming with the workmanship.

Those things pulled in Clawson, yet she was likewise attracted to the specialists who make up the studio — craftsmen, similar to her, who have an inability or the like.

Never let anyone tell you that you can’t. Never give up! God made you special, so use it to shine and help others do the same!

I would like to introduce to you Krip Hop Rising:

Be sure and watch the video right after this one on YouTube called: FOR KRIP-HOP NATION-KING KAUTION FT.ALVINA-EVERYDAY I WAKE UP OFFICIAL.

Love & Blessings ❤



What Do You Do When the Pharmaceutical Industry is the Criminal? by Valerie Cheers Brown

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Isn’t is quite baffling but when you actually think about it, no pun intended, the Pharmaceutical Industry is a modern day organized crime drug cartel in the United States of America and the American public of people are accomplices hurting them own selves?

But the good thing is in the United States of America we are free to be free thinkers where we have a choice to take our own lives into our hands.

But you CAN take control of your health, and you can typically do so without …




Willpower To Your Health by Valerie Cheers Brown

I got an interesting article by Kelly Brogan MD – Holistic Psychiatrist, ” Tapering Psych Meds: The New Awakening.”



Kelly Brogan MD – Holistic Psychiatrist, no mystery when God is part of the plan! I found getting off of all medications a plan ( no matter what kinds) and not difficult but the hardest part was giving it totally over to God and not taking the illnesses back and claiming a healing! This is when I was free to be me and then begin to help others! Once I realized that the only way for me to live medication free was to give my life to God and not let the disease rule my life. Once I determined that the side effects were worse than my original reason for taking prescription medications, no mystery when God was part of the plan and gave it all over to Him! He showed me that He loved me and most of all that I had to love me first to beat this for it to work! God gave me strength where I did not know I had! The easiest was believing in His healing and when I began to drink the Kangen water He sent to me and then started researching His natural green foods and plants and He showed me that the body would heal all by itself if I allowed Him to help fix the inside and this is when I learned to manage the outside and even more learned how to manage pain and not let it manage my life and share with others. – Valerie Cheers Brown

I Never Gave Up by Valerie Cheers Brown

Won’t you please click and share the Design by Val Go Green Backpack Project?


I feel so very deeply about this project mostly because I don’t want to see other children have to live their lives full of nerve pain due to degenerative disease as myself and many others born in the 1950’s.

If not carrying anything properly, wearing the wrong shoes (cushioned instep sole, supporting ankle and calf), not walking or sitting properly; protecting that spine which will eventually have lifetime problems when not taken care of.

This is why I came up with the idea of this Design by Val Go Green Backpack and researched and found an invention which was used for the soldiers during the Civil War.

Clinton W. Baxter was the inventor and this knapsack which was used for a multitude of things, i.e. pillow, but what I loved about this knapsack is was made to protect the soldier’s posture for long lengths of time standing, walking, etc.

I am working effortlessly to get this backpack to become an actual product and it seems when it has come to this backpack I have had the hardest time raising funds.

You see, I at the present am living on fixed income and am very blessed to be getting this, but it leaves me no room to invest in myself and no matter how hard I have prayed and tried, it just doesn’t seem to be working.

I have tried different ways, but God gave to me this way!

This does not mean I am going to give up on my vision of this backpack but it does mean that I have to let you know how much this product would mean to become an actual product to me!

I have come to the realization that if I get shares that this backpack has a chance of becoming a real product. I am praying that you like this campaign so much that you also want to be a part of and help me to make my vision come true and to become an actual product for our children.

I thank you in advance and when I believe and have faith God gives to me courage, patience, and endurance and this has been an idea for a very long time,  yet I believe!

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