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How big is your potential? Part 2

Posted by ebonywood on January 1, 2009

The largest mountain in the world
The largest mountain in the world

The way to answer this question is not to try to know the answer but to understand the question itself.

 

It is not enough to say “the question has no answer”, because that disrespects your will, your passion and your hunger to learn. And with that kind of attitude, you will witness your own drive denying challenges that would make your life a growing and worthwhile experience.

 

Anyway…..The question is meant to take you to the very limit of your understanding.  To make you admit (if you’re honest to yourself), that you don’t know and could never know. Will never know (on earth anyway), the answer. 

 

The question is intended to make you and your intellect (no matter how high it is), bow down in humble submission to THAT QUESTION (call it what you wish), THAT QUESTION is greater than yourself.

 

Your intellect and logic will tell you, the Almighty means Almighty and nothing is impossible, but the question seems to deny the Almighty is all powerful.

 

So you say, “How can the Almighty create a rock that The Almighty cannot lift? How? How? How?

 

THAT – is beyond you. You know the Almighty exists, because the question does, but the answer.  HOW?, is beyond you and remains with the Almighty. It is not your business, or your life’s mission to know how.

 

Your job is to BE.

 

How does all this apply to where we’re going?

 

Pursue your goals without fear and in total confidence. There is no dream or vision big enough to exclude you, us.

 

Know whatever you want to do, is possible, but will require action. What action, depending on your own level of ambition, could at times feel like a grey area, but keep yourself open and be willing to take some.

 

How? Is not your business, but faith is, and will determine how soon you will arrive. But enjoy the journey.

 

At this point in time, we (Ebonywood Studio Productions) have placed our faith and focus on the community.

 

There are now many of you tuning into these blogs.

 

Please think about what has been written here the past few weeks and watch this space closely over the next few weeks of this New Year.

 

Let us see if we can achieve a miracle. Smile. 🙂

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The reality of Capitalism. Economics 1.1

Posted by ebonywood on December 26, 2008

The value of a £

The value of a £

I woke up late this afternoon because Santa spent the whole night with my wife.  Making up, if you know what I mean. Anyway, I thought, “Christmas is almost here again. And it feels like it was only yesterday.” But hey, I’m not gonna go off on one again. Let’s stick to economics.

 

I was talking to a lady that works in the Finance Department of one of our Borough Councils. She told me that some research was carried out, and out of the Jewish Community, The Asian (Indian) Community, the Afro Caribbean/African (Black British) Community and the animals, and guess who was at the bottom. You’re right, the animals. But guess who only just beat the Animals. You got it . The Black British Community. Why?

 

It was found that the  in the Jewish Community, a  pound would circulate at least four times in their Community before it would come out to benefit the other communities.

 

In the Asian (Indian) Community, a pound would circulate at least three times in their community before it would come out and benefit the other communities.

 

Now, in the Black British Community, forget about two times around. We were lucky if it circled once around the community before it went out and benefited the other communities. And that had nothing to do with the system keeping us down.

 

For some reason we just don’t back our own businesses…. enough.

 

To know this as a Filmmaker is really depressing. To make the films we want to see, educate and inspire through the media, which is the modern day mirror of us, someone once said, we need backing.

 

Now here’s the thing…The indigenous Anglo Saxon, White Europeans, were not even featured in the research. Why? Because, this Community, the largest in Britain, ARE the pound. And you may be asking, “Where do the animals come into all of this? Well, the animals are heavily subsidised by the pound and have no need to worry, because the pound is an ardent animal lover.  Think about it.

 

………..By the way, if ‘God so loved the world’, why did he never come himself? Why’d he send his only Son?

 

Time for a nice late lunch, I think. Some fish, bread and wine, hmmm.

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