2024-04: Artistic Expression in Spring

View from the Bridge
by Santa-John McDaniel

The View from the Bridge is an opinion piece which explores how political, societal, and other changes may impact the future.

Welcome Artists of the World!

We are all artists currently experiencing life on Gaia (Mother Earth). We express our art in many ways. We dress our bodies with clothing, makeup, hairstyles, tattoos, and so on. We decorate our living environments, our homes, and workplaces. Those of us that purchase transportation vehicles for our personal use do so in part based on how we like the artistic efforts of the vehicle design team. And, of course, all of us who produce art for graphic products are commercial artists!

While we are manifesting our dreams into reality, Gaia is creating stunning artwork. We have the privilege of living on Earth, witnessing the beauty that that is. For example, here are some of the beauties that surround us living in the Pacific Northwest.

A drive in the forest

The river beyond the wooded riverbank

Rocks and a flock of ducks

River, bridge, and the dog!

We are experiencing spring in the northern hemisphere, YAA! Time to get out and go for a walk.in nature. Please take the dogs; they need to get out and play too.

SHJ’s (Santa’s Helper John’s) Opinion

Be at Peace! consider the following points that in SHJ’s opinions are truths…

  1. A Divine Force of Unconditional Love created the Universe, and everything in it, including you, me, our lovely pets, other beautiful animals, and those pesky insects.
  2. This Divine Force is known and worshipped around the world by various names: God, Allah, etc.
  3. Everything in the Universe is flowing, transforming, becoming! You and I are not the same from second to second. We evolve.
  4. It seems that everything in the universe is unique. Twins are not identical.
  5. You and I are eternal beings that are experiencing physical life on Earth.
  6. When we transition off the planet (die), we go through a life review and judge how well we accomplished our life lessons.
  7. We have the free will to continue our lessons on Earth (reincarnate) or take a break from school.

Given the foregoing, I do not fear the future. I know this: whatever experiences the future holds in store for me and you will pass. Nothing is forever. Sorry, there is no burning hell to fear.


Everything is a creation of the One-Force. So, if you love God’s creations, be sure to include yourself in that love.

Do not fear the future. It’s being handled by forces much more powerful than any of our latest, greatest weapons.

I ask any politician that asks for my vote, what’s in it for me and my friends struggling through this life. Why should we vote for you? What’s in it for us and the World we live in. Oh, and stop whining, just answer the questions! For us, just get out the popcorn and watch the show – and vote!

In Short

We know all things work for the good, even though we might not see the good at the time. We also know whatever we plant in this realm we will harvest. Plant corn seeds, harvest corn. Plant fear in others, harvest fear of others. Moral – plant and harvest Love.

For now…Thank you for your attention. Keep in mind that we don’t know what we don’t know. So, don’t take our word for it. Meditate and find what is right for you.

For 2024 and beyond, we pray for peace.

When the power of love overcomes the love of power, we will know peace.

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