Tuesday, 31 May 2016

What Do You Need?


When I sit down to write I merely look at those around me and ask, "What do you need?"

Often it will be some knowledge which is hidden.

Sometimes it will be a perspective with which you are unfamiliar.

Other times it will be some teaching which is pointing in the right direction.

Always it is Love.

So seek the Light.

Learn how to weep.

And open your heart.


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Monday, 30 May 2016

Revelation.


The revelation of God which came to me:

Spiritual development is through the heart.

God does not punish us.

There is no devil.

Violence is fear.

God is Love.


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Sunday, 29 May 2016

The Devil's Work.


Those who have sold their souls do what they think is the devil's work in our world.

So they are in the business of temptation.

In the Bible it is said that the devil's work is to kill, steal, and destroy.

They are about corrupting us and turning us to evil.

But there is no devil in reality.

And God does not punish us.

But the damage remains.

We are cursed.


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Saturday, 28 May 2016

Rock Music.


When I talk about the ill-effects of rock music I am not just talking about sex.

Sex is probably the least important effect.

Satanism in rock music creates depression, death, and a disturbed state of mind.

Combine this with a negative attitude to sexual gratification - i.e. sex without love - and you have a recipe for suicide.

But God is joy, and life, and peace.

The opposite of rock music.

So unplug your earphones and pray to God.
You might even consider going to church.

But pray to God and He will hear.

Worse effects even than these relate to sin, fall, damnation, and hell.

These things are hidden in the music and imagery.
And they act on the subconscious mind.

God is about virtue, grace, salvation, and heaven.

Pray to God and He will deliver you.


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Friday, 27 May 2016

Masculine and Feminine.


Jesus was a very feminine man.

He was soft (not hard), gentle (seldom aggressive), forgiving (not punishing), and loving (non-violent).

When someone called Jesus effeminate my minister became angry and upset.

The same thing happened when someone suggested that Jesus might have been gay.

These are examples of gender bias and homophobia in religion.

If God is both masculine and feminine then God actually resembles gay men and women who have a strong combination of both sexes.

But God is not only feminine either.
His love is steadfast.
His truth is uncompromising.
His faithfulness is eternal.

He is strong (but sensitive), powerful (but non-violent), intelligent (and artistic), creative, loyal, reliable, and courageous.

So God manifests both masculine and feminine qualities as the Father/Mother of all creation.


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Thursday, 26 May 2016

Sexual Immorality.


When confronted with sex and pornography many religious people will harden their attitude out of fear.

Fear of punishment for sexual immorality (which was drummed into them as children, possibly with physical beatings) causes them to harden their hearts.

This results in stoning the devil, as we see in the Islamic world, which can result in physical stonings of people convicted of sexual immorality.

The equivalent in the Western World is public disgrace, as was seen with Oscar Wilde, and more recently with Mike Tyson, Tiger Woods, and Wayne Carey in Australia.

Sexual indiscretion has taken on a new virulence with the advent of feminism. Women seem more than ever to use sexual indiscretion to destroy men - the crime seems always to be against women  - the wife or the girl involved - as we saw with Bill Clinton.

So there it is - fear of hell-fire and the fury of women causes the overt punishment of sexual immorality in a society which prides itself on its liberalism.


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Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Consummation.


Sex is the consummation of love.

When we are young, in adolescence, sex is an urgent need, bound up as it is with the desire for union with another.

The heart awakens and we experience strong feelings of attraction and love for another.

Sex is the consummation of that love.

So, rather than being the enemy of the spirit, sex is intimately bound to the heart and as such to God who is Love.


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Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Sex-Phobia.


The Church still harbors secret fears about sex.

Ideas of sacrifice and self-denial still linger in the religious sub-culture.

As if God would barter with us.

But in a world where gratification is instant and sex is universal to teach that sex is sinful is a sure sign of defeat.

Sex is a natural part of life.

And it should not be used to bargain with the spirit.

But the Church still clings to tradition.
And the writings of St. Paul.

Better to follow the teaching of Jesus and refuse to condemn sex altogether.


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Monday, 23 May 2016

Presence.


My friend Sean said to me recently, "There is either the presence of God or the absence of God.  When God is present you experience good things.  When God is absent you experience bad things."

I would have said that there is either a presence or absence of Love which causes us to have good or bad experiences.

Perhaps, in the end, they are the same thing.


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Sunday, 22 May 2016

To Millennials.


An open letter to Millennials:

Those who put out rock music into our popular culture may not have your best interests in mind.

Rock music is infested with Satanism.

What they do is take the astrological planets and signs of each generational group and apply the negative interpretations.

So they will push drugs and promiscuous sex for Aquarius, laziness and overeating for Sagittarius etc......

This resembles what they did to the Hippies in the 1960s and 1970s.

The results are drug addiction, mental illness, divorce, poverty, degradation, and obesity.....

So beware!

You are being poisoned and betrayed.

They will tempt you to transgress (sin) and then send you to hell for it.


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Saturday, 21 May 2016

Church.


The most common complaint about church is that it is boring.

A friend once told me this joke about church: "It's not the worms in the pews that are the problem it's the dry rot in the pulpit."

So why is church boring?

The experience of God is anything but boring.
It is exciting, wonderful, beautiful, surprising.....
It is never dull.

So why does church not reflect the experience of God?

Could it be that priests and ministers have not experienced God?

How could this be?

Perhaps they have intellectualized religion to such an extent that they have excluded direct experience.

Perhaps their motivation is wrong.

In any case the real experience of God will enliven His Church and make it relevant.

If they will allow it.


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Friday, 20 May 2016

The Rules.


When it comes to religion there are two types of people:

Rule Makers.

and

Rule Breakers.

These two types are represented in astrology by the planets Saturn (rule-makers) and Uranus (rule-breakers).

These are represented in Judaism and Christianity by the Priestly Tradition (Saturn) and the Prophetic Tradition (Uranus).

And also by the House of Judah (Saturn) and the House of Joseph (Uranus).

"The word of the Lord came to me: Mortal, take a stick and write on it, 'For Judah, and the Israelites associated with it', and then take another stick and write on it, 'For Joseph (the stick of Ephraim), and all the house of Israel associated with it'; and join them together into one stick, so that they may become one in your hand."  Ezekiel 37:15-17 (NRSV)

This passage from Ezekiel foretells God's intention to join the two Kingdoms of Israel into one nation.

The astrological sign of Aquarius is co-ruled by Saturn and Uranus - the rule makers and the rule breakers.

These two positions must be reconciled into one for the Age of Aquarius to begin.

Interestingly there is an asteroid called Chiron which orbits between the planets Saturn and Uranus, moving from inside Saturn's orbit to outside the orbit of Uranus.

Chiron in mythology was a Centaur.
He was a wise and noble teacher and healer.
He trained many heroes and healers.

He was wounded by a poisoned arrow from Hercules but could not heal the wound and replaced Prometheus in Hades.

Thus Chiron is called the Wounded Healer.

There are many wounds between Saturn and Uranus - these two forces often clash violently causing wounds - as we have seen in the recent Culture Wars.

Perhaps in the Age of Aquarius these wounds may be healed and a lasting peace established.

And so we have Religious Traditionalists (Saturn) and Religious Progressives (Uranus).

But could there be a third force - the Healers?

Jesus himself was a healer and sometimes he was a rule-maker and sometimes he was a rule-breaker.

He said, "'Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.'" Matthew 5:9 (NRSV)

As the two sons Judah and Joseph had one father, Jacob, so Traditionalists and Progressives have one Father - the one in heaven.

So, rather than claiming exclusivity, we should recognize that we are brothers equally loved by God.

Neither of us is perfect and neither of us is preferred.

And so we can take the best of both worlds - the best of Traditional Religion and the best of Progressive Religion and synergize them into a rainbow of views across the religious spectrum.

We must tolerate each other's views without trying to force others to conform to our view.

Then, perhaps, we may see the beginnings of peace.  


[Scripture quotations (marked NRSV) are taken from the New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright 1989 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A., and are used by permission.  All rights reserved.]

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Thursday, 19 May 2016

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

A Thousand Year Reich.


Satanists in our modern world glorify Hitler and Nazism.

So much so that by inverting the thousand year reign of Christ they work towards Satan's thousand year reich.

This is Revelation backwards.

And it is the objective of contemporary Satanism.


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Tuesday, 17 May 2016

Buzz Words.


Have you noticed that the so called buzz words of recent times have taken a decidedly negative turn?

Sin, filthy, wicked, bad, pure evil, hate, dark, demons, the devil......

This corrupting influence comes from Satanism in our popular culture which is feeding negativity and evil.

Better to embrace the reactionary positivism which followed the intense darkness of the 1980s:

Angels, fairies, crystals, gays and lesbians, Progressive Christianity, white, pink, heaven, the common good, Aquarius.....

These things will lead you out of darkness and into the light.


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Monday, 16 May 2016

Teach Them to Pray.


When we are attacked or oppressed we can call on God.

And help will come.

Teach them to pray.


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Sunday, 15 May 2016

Channels.


We are God's hands in the world.

But we are not just channels through which God acts.

We have minds and hearts of our own.

And we are meant to use them.

We are meant to think about things and come up with ideas.

We are meant to give our love to God and to others.

So we are not just passive channels of God's Love.

We actively participate with God as co-creators.


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Saturday, 14 May 2016

Leaving it to God.


Too many people leave everything to God.

People seem happy just to watch and leave the helping to someone else.

This is a lazy and inappropriate approach.

God expects us to act as Good Samaritans not just pass by and leave it to Him.

This is the lazy, hypocritical, and apathetic approach which has led to the death of the Church in the West.

Congregations are not just dwindling they are beginning to die.

And this is because people leave it to God.

We are God's hands in the world.

And if we do not help nothing will happen.


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Friday, 13 May 2016

The Great Lie.


When we first turn to God and seek His forgiveness the devil worshipers who control the popular culture will lie about God.

They will say that God does your fly up - meaning that God will stop you having sex - and they will cite extreme chapters of the Church to support their claim.

This is done to reinforce their assertion that all sex is of the devil.

This is particularly true where homosexual sex is concerned.

But God is not anti-sex.
He invented it after all.

Homosexual sex occurs in nature.
So they cannot say that it is unnatural.

But devil worshipers want a monopoly on sex so that everyone will go to hell.

This is the Great Lie.


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Thursday, 12 May 2016

Deconstructing Christendom.


First of all we must deconstruct the facade of Christianity which is based on the Fall of Man and our subsequent Redemption through the Blood of Christ.

Both the myth of Adam and Eve and the doctrine of Penal Substitution are false.

We must surrender our belief in the inerrancy of the Bible.

The Bible is a human record of humankind's experience of the One God.
It was compiled by many different authors over hundreds of years.

Next we must relinquish our belief in hell.

God does not punish us.

We must give up all claims to the divinity and exclusivity of Christ.

Then, and only then, can we embrace the concept of unconditional love which is the cornerstone of the New Paradigm.


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Wednesday, 11 May 2016

The Bad News.


The bad news is that we are cursed.

Incredible as this may seem our music, theater, movies, T.V., and sports are all controlled by Satanists who have sold their souls to the devil for fame and fortune.

They propagate their brutal philosophy while sabotaging and poisoning everyone.

They are not content to just curse us either they actively seek to wound and kill us causing great suffering, even suicide.

They corrupt and pervert everyone.

This is the curse of our time.

We would do well to recognize it.


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Tuesday, 10 May 2016

Meaningless.


Our problem is not so much that our life is meaningless as our suffering is meaningless.

All human beings suffer.

And it is our suffering that vexes us.

Some blame God for allowing suffering.

Others make of it a virtue.

And while it is true that suffering can teach us to be compassionate it is not God's will that we suffer.

In my experience all of God's efforts are to alleviate suffering.
To bring us to a state of equilibrium, even happiness.

But life is not meaningless.

Our suffering is caused by human ignorance and error enacted through free will.

But the meaning and purpose of life is Love.


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Monday, 9 May 2016

Ronald Reagan.


When Ronald Reagan came to power he set about changing the course of history.

He harnessed the anti-left rebelliousness of Generation X and demonized his political opponents - the left-leaning Hippies and Baby-Boomers.

He coined the term politically correct and labelled any liberal thinking with this slur.

He also sent Satanic rock bands into the U.S.S.R. and enlisted the support of Pope John Paul II to foment rebellion in Poland and Eastern Europe.

In this way he broke the back of Soviet Communism.

Ronald Reagan has subsequently been a hero of many Americans.

But Ronald Reagan used violence and religion to win a political victory that has been of dubious value in any case.

The fact that he won is all that people seem to care about.

But the end does not justify the means.

He brought bullying back into world politics.

And we are still paying the price.

So the legacy of Ronald Reagan is only really lauded by capitalists and conservatives.

The rest of us must do what we're told.


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Sunday, 8 May 2016

Stealing the Credit.


What can happen when God breaks into human history is that the powers that be - the conservative establishment; or those who represent earthly authority, which includes the Church;  the guardians of the status quo - will steal the credit for any improvement and reestablish their supremacy.

This is what happened to Christianity at Nicaea.

The message of unconditional love and forgiveness from Jesus was usurped by the state and modified to suit their purposes.

This is when Jesus of Nazareth became Christ the Conquering King.

And then any spiritual influence dried up.

Because the powers that be are takers not givers.
They invoke obligation with no reciprocal duty of care.

And all power devolves to them.

So beware.

Any message will go in one ear and out the other.

And any credit will be taken by them.


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Saturday, 7 May 2016

Heroes.


From the time we are born we are told to aspire to high achievement/high salary success.

We are told to emulate those who have achieved fame and fortune in their chosen field.

Young people today have no message other than this.

So it will come as a surprise to learn that Jesus said to love your enemies, and to treat others as you would like to be treated yourself.

They know nothing of Job and his accusers.

All they know is rock music and celebrity tweets.

So to all those young people who are living this empty, hopeless life there is an alternative way to live.

And that is the way of the heart.

Open your heart to God and to others and see what a difference it makes to your life.

Jesus said to love God and love your neighbor.

You need know no more than this.


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Friday, 6 May 2016

A Tall Order.


So, while abuse is real and we should never condone it, the Church must be seen to be doing something about it.

This applies also to the ordination of women, married priests, the acceptance of gays and lesbians in marriage and leadership, and the end of sex-phobic theological positions based on the Old Testament and the writings of St. Paul.

But the Church is dragging its feet.
Many even resist change.

So will Progressive Christians break away and form a separate Church?
It will still be a Church so it will face the same problems.

Will change come quickly enough?

Not at this rate.

But there is a glimmer of hope.

God is doing a new thing.

It is mostly on the internet, not on pews in churches.

We will have to wait and see.


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Thursday, 5 May 2016

The Church.


The Church has an image problem.

Within the Church all is goodness and light.

Outside the Church the institution is bankrupt.

So while we pat each other on the back and congratulate each other on how good we are nothing will happen.

The Church will die.

We have to face the fact that the general public does not share our view of the Church.

The general public hates the Church.
And they actively seek its destruction.

This can be seen in the glee with which they receive each new allegation of child sex abuse and the attempts of the hierarchy to cover it up.

This is fed by dark forces in our society.

It is magnified and spread.

So until we learn how to counter these forces we will never be able to stop the slow death of the Church.


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Wednesday, 4 May 2016

Triple Treat.


Hate is contagious.

"Why? Why? Why?"  scream the headlines.

Why would God allow this to happen?

Burn down the mission!

Bring down the Patriarchy!

We actively seek to destroy the Church.

But we don't know why.

Our hatred is fed by rock music, spread by the media, justified by atheists.....

We want the Church dead!

Then we will be free!

This is unconscious patricide.

Is this really what we want?

Time will tell.


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Tuesday, 3 May 2016

Double Trouble.


Not only does the Church get the blame for suppressing sex but the sex abuse scandals double the blame causing people to reject the Church as an evil institution.

This is reinforced by fundamentalist homophobia and hate.

So the Church is far from people's hearts and minds.

It is bankrupt literally and spiritually in the minds of the public.

No one wants it.

"Don't they need God?"  you ask.

They may, but if they do they don't look for Him in the Church, they seek Him in meditation, tarot cards, mythology, goddess worship, even witchcraft.....

Unfortunately these individual attempts are prone to interference from the dark forces around us in society.

They are doomed to failure.

So don't think that the Church is well thought of in society.

It is not.

And God is not there.


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Monday, 2 May 2016

See.


What the forces of darkness are doing is pushing the idea that all sex is evil then pointing the finger at the Church so God gets the blame.

This makes the devil desirable.
The devil is more sensible than the Church (God).

Also they straighten gay people, again pointing the finger at God's Church.

This makes the devil, even hell, preferable to God.

This is done in the popular culture- rock music, movies, T.V. etc. - on an unconscious level so that we barely register what we are seeing.

Flames, skulls, spider webs, death, darkness, tongues, sex, the sign of the devil.....

All these things are there to be seen.

But humanity is in denial.

There is no devil after all.

No.

But there are people - rock stars and celebrities - who believe in the devil and have sold their souls for fame and fortune and the perfection of their art.

They believe in magic and create spells which make us sin and transgress.

But this is not magic it is unconscious propaganda.

Look at the symbols and images in the videos and music, in the movies and books.....

What is the unconscious effect that it creates in your mind?

Bring this up to the surface and ask, "What is the motivation for this?"

You may be surprised.


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Sunday, 1 May 2016

The Third Man.


When we talk about conflict in our society we talk about the two factions - Liberalism (Uranus) and Conservatism (Saturn) - which rule the astrological sign of Aquarius.  But we must realize that there is a Third Man.

This is the influence of Satanism (Pluto) in our culture.

It is hidden in our popular culture - rock music, reality T.V., movies, books, sports.....

This Third Man sows schisms, lies, anger, violence, darkness, evil, and death.....

So whenever we address conflict in our society we must take into account the activities of the Third Man.


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