Under Watchful Eyes

They stand still, with crunched up brows, narrow slits for eyes, maybe with tilted head, a most curious look upon their face. It might be enough to say in silence to clue someone watching them that their friend has seen this moment before. The French have a name for the phenomenon of feeling of such experiences – they call it déjà vu.

 Déjà vu literary means “already seen.” These events do occur, but no one is quite sure why. In any case, the matter has more to do with revisiting a moment than reliving it. The fact is a moment is lived only once. However, we only become aware of the event being familiar when it is revisited for some reason. The question is by whom, and why?

The problem is when whoever is orchestrating a visit they can if they wish replay a moment over and over…causing confusion to build and possibly madness in those being viewed. Yes, a moment can be revisited many times – But, why? The question to be asked is whether the revisiting a moment is a concern, or some helpful guide of understanding.

The answer is of course yes to both…yes as there is a reason for these moments to occur to reveal some issue for the viewer…and, yes to give the person viewed the chance to see with a different prospective. The fact remains all moments exist forever. They act as records of our existence on the earth, revealing just who we are as if in some open book.

What if after all has been said and done on this world, we are the watchers? Poise in the hereafter all of history is opened to us…from the beginning to the end…our history as well as the world…all truths are laid open. With every moment opened for visiting – we are allowed to possibly give ourselves some sort of insight, or awakening.

The question is what should one do if they were to recognize someone re-experiencing a moment? The answer is simple. Always allow those experiencing a moment to tell you about it first before you go charging in explaining what they were seeing. Otherwise you only add to the confusion, especially if they recall the very words you share.

Thankfully, the revisiting of any moment does not last long. Quite often they are forgotten no sooner than they end. The calling forth of their occurring is not normally necessary. Unless someone calls attention to something that took place during the moment the experience will remain working behind the scenes within our subconscious.

The revisiting of a moment could happen at anytime especially when something is troubling us. That is the time our subconscious goes to work to solve some issue. Our lives are laid open like some book, one moment placed upon another. What better way to turn our life around, or to even marvel, than taking a good look at past moments.

 

 

 

 

The Forgotten Samurai

 

 

 

The Forgotten Samurai is truly an unforgettable tale of honor and courage of many samurai from across the ages who come together to face an evil intent.

A massive tsunami casts a great twelfth century samurai warrior upon the shore of present day Japan. When he awakes, he soon finds himself tossed into chains by Oda Nobunaga’s henchmen. His only crime is he does not want to join the plot to take over the world.

By his strength and courage alone, he has resisted all previous evil attempts that have come against him. Finally, forced to attend this gathering by a great storm he has to choose between becoming a follower of Nobunaga, or risk the anger of evil itself.

Only through the forces of nature is this confrontation made possible. The purpose follows the old adage “Evil cannot prevail unless good fails to rise against it.”

Good needed a champion and it chose a forgotten samurai named Rangemura to lead the fight.

His and other honorable samurai join the fight against evil. Along the way they will duel other samurai, as well as other enemies and monsters.

Some of their friends will fall. In an attempt to rescue them they will go as far as to journey to the land of the dead.  Some will be successfully brought back to the world of the living, while others can never return.

The Forgotten Samurai is a fantasy born out of the need for heroes. Name some of your favorite Samurai. More than likely you will find them fighting on either the side of good or bad in this tale. In learning this, keep heart for those  heroes who start on the side of evil. Remember it is never so important to know where one begins, but to know how they finish.

 

 

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