I have had the absolute pleasure of immigrating a while back from South Africa to the US. I believe this to be one of the greatest experiences I’ll ever have the pleasure of experiencing.  I’m not entirely sure I’m out of the honeymoon faze of this great adventure yet. However I think that I’m much better off after the immigration experience. I have a few reasons for this however we’ll get to that in a moment.

I use to listening to a radio station in South Africa and when I landed here in the US over the internet. The issues discussed were corruption, racial tension, the president Mr. Zuma, Mr. Malema with a few bob’s and bolts amounts other things oh yes and the toll road.

This morning I decided to not listen to my old Greek radio station with really beautiful music I have come to love and enjoy and I do not understand a single thing they say however a very passionate people the Greeks are. I decided to and listen to the same talk radio station in South Africa for a change. Here I was put through the same painstakingly boring issues I was faced with before immigrating. What shocked me more than anything was the fact that how many months have passed with how many words being spoken and how much was done? Nothing. If they still discuss the same issues would action not be the next step at some stage? I did make it through an entire news bulletin and about 5 min of the presenter talking to a person and after 5 min I was so uncomfortable that I very quickly moved back to my very beautiful Greek music where there was passion and I didn’t understand a single thing. The reason for this was at least I enjoyed the fact that it was at least beautiful music and so what if I didn’t understand a thing. That’s fine right the same thing happens when I watch Bloomberg sometimes as well.

So what then do I then say be silly by no means. I say we all have exactly one opportunity in this life there are no second chances absolutely no space for the absolute mind blowing time wastage I promoted by listening for years to the same issues and never getting anywhere it is like to children chasing each other around and around a dinner table. These youngsters will continue to run around the table until an adult jumps in and stop them or give them a proper hiding. That is the way I felt this morning wish the man with 5 odd wife’s (Mr. Zuma) would get his people sorted and stop the rubbish that was happening there.

I definitely experience it is better here in the US then probably anywhere in the world currently, even if they export more BMW’s to China than anywhere else in the world. Please do not think for one second I say The States is perfect, that honor is reserved for my citizenship into Heaven, and we’ll get to that also in a moment. I have one or two more things to say about The States. I love the passion and love people have for their country. The way they are willing to fight for it the people are patriots and in that un matched, they have a wealth of reasons to be proud of this breath taking beautiful country it really is staggeringly beautiful. It is huge and fantastic in almost every way.

I love the fact that people still drive huge motor vehicles here those beautiful V8 engines the noise those motors make thrills me immensely some you feel and hear as they pass you it is truly fabulous.

The American way is a way forward, real spirit of innovation. I love the systemic financial market growth the wanting to move on and learn from the past however not live in it. I love the fact that people have wild and wonderful passions and are still normal human beings. I met someone who has these massive radios who have spoken to people on the international space station. Imagine that he said he was very nervous about it he said it was a huge moment in his life, I tend to agree it is one of those moments that stand out I guess in your life. He also speaks to battle cruisers other ships and people with the same passion all over the US and even some around the world. The way he spoke was so extremely powerful I started looking at it purely because of his passion.

 I met lots of other people however someone else that stood out was a person who lives and now is retired in Boston, what an absolutely inspirational man, he invited me to come to Boston, he said, Boston has the best food in all of the world, his words were “you have to go and look for rubbish food in Boston and even then it is better than any food anywhere else you’d find in ant other big city in the world”, it is just that good he said. Well that planted a bug in me to see that part of the country in a way I cannot describe. His passion drove me and I love it. These people love their country and protect it passionately.

Boston has now become one of my top ten things to experience, before Heaven. I have acquired a mountain of wonderful memories in a very short while worth more to me, then all the money in the world more than I could ever put on facebook. I expect to grow and build on these wonderful moments and stay grateful that this huge honor has been bestowed on me. I’m grateful every time I’m able to walk with my wife at night without fear for personal safety.

I trust that one day I’ll become a citizen of this wonderful nation. This brings me back to a previous statement. This is not heaven and that is where my citizenship is secure. Here is what I have to share about being a citizen of heaven. The most important citizenship I can ever own and be proud of. I have this : 1John 5 verse 13  These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God; that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God. (Thank you to E-Sword and the King James Version of the Bible.) I think on of the keys to understand this scripture is: John 14 verse 23 Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him. (Thank you to E-Sword and the King James Version of the Bible.) Also do yourself a favor and study the book of Romans in the bible also here is a link to listen to a true Godly man who imparts a lifetime of knowledge http://www.gty.org/resources/sermons/scripture/romans

For more information contact me I’d love to have the honor talking to you regarding this at any time.

 

I believe that this statement I just made was the most important statement other than confessing Jesus as Lord and savior of my life.

I find some rest in knowing that salvation is done, I still want to visit the church Grace community church I think I’d be very much blessed to listen to Pastor John MacArthur teach out of the living word of God from the pulpit and be present.

Our family has been blessed richly with an awesome and amazing gift, my mother in law will be visiting soon I’m very excited in fact I cannot contain myself I hope to be driving up to JFK international airport again to fetch her with my wife and kids. This is a hugely  exciting event I will

  I met this guy James a massively cool guy he is always ready to help and offer to help even when you didn’t think you needed it and yet you cannot think how you would have done it if he didn’t help you. He would come over with a book or something and it’s always something fab. Sometimes it is just to invite you over for some coffee, it normally is pretty good coffee though. He brought over the other day a set of videos of the civil war in the US from 1861 I think till 1863 massively interesting. I try to watch some every day. I’m learning a lot about the country I now live in and I still have a road to walk but it still is pretty amazing.

From the beginning of 2012 I had this song in my head I think it started 12 31 2011however it became my 2012 motto. I have always had a song that defines a period of my life and this year it turned out to be Foo Fighters Walk. It has been something that just made sense and explained in essence an fantastic surprise.  I feel I’m learning to walk and talk in another nation as where I was born, that’s what I’m doing and this song captured somewhat I feel. Have lots more to say just not sure this platform would be suitable somehow.

 

The secret is serve God do His will and repent a lot, never lose your love. The bible says God went against His nation because the men put away their wife’s of their youth I nearly did that and God restored me my wife and our children to much better even than before.  Worship God and be holy and He is holy, it is a fearful thing to fall in the hands of this awesome holy God that will not be played with.

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