Sunday, 20 August 2017

Guilt.


The Church has traditionally imposed guilt.

Guilt for sin.
Usually sexual sin.

So that everyone is constantly looking to appease guilt.

This is very poor motivation.

Jesus says, "'Your sins are forgiven.'"  Matthew 9:5 (NRSV)

He does not invoke guilt.

Even where sexual sins are evident he says, "'Your faith has saved you, go in peace,'"  Luke 7:50 (NRSV)

So we should not feel guilty about sex.

We should feel glad and full of joy.

For sex is a manifestation of Love.


[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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Saturday, 19 August 2017

White Privilege.


One of the effects of globalization is migration.

People in Third World countries see the privileges that white people have and decide that they can never achieve that in their home countries.

They migrate to the West.

And people in the First World, fearing that they will lose their privileges, resist this movement.

This is called protecting our borders.

And it is the basis of the latest political swing to the right.

This is inevitable, however.

As the world is transformed by globalization mass movements of population will result unless we address the problems of poverty and oppression 

Many of these problems are caused by the West.

White privilege was established at the barrel of a gun.
And it is sustained by military might.

Our precious democracies and civil rights are maintained by domination.

As we move into the Age of Aquarius this domination will be called into question.

And we may see a more equal, more just world.


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Friday, 18 August 2017

Navigating.


Dealing with sexual expression as a single gay Christian is like navigating between whirlpools.

On one side is moral panic and fear leading to total abstinence.

On the other side is economic exploitation and cynicism leading to addiction.

We must navigate between these two extremes.

And not only that but we must negotiate the mental waters between moral condemnation and self-destructive negativity.

Sex is not bad or dirty as Satanists would have you think.

We do not need to be punished.

What we need is a positive attitude which is not controlled by evil.

A healthy moderation.

Only then will we be free.


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Thursday, 17 August 2017

Religions.


"I came to the conclusion long ago that all religions were true and also that all had some error in them....."  Mahatma Gandhi.

Rejecting one religion because it contains errors and adopting another will only result in experiencing different errors.

Many in our modern world have rejected institutional Christianity because of its errors and embraced Eastern religions like Buddhism.

But Buddhism contains basic errors which are no more palatable than Christian errors.

What Progressive Christianity seeks to do is to revise theological and doctrinal traditions and eliminate obvious errors.

If each of the world's religions engaged in this self-examination in the light of science and scholarship we may find more agreement between them.

Aquarius does not seek to form a new universal religion but to experience a new revelation which is common to all religions.


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Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Evidence.


So there's a Satanic conspiracy in rock music.

Where's your evidence?

Apart from the fact that most heavy metal bands are openly Satanic the key to it is death.

There are death metal bands, death actors, death writers, death T.V. shows, death songs.....

When a fan discovered hidden messages in Beatles music it was all about death.

"And in the Death....." begins Diamond Dogs.
Then, "This ain't rock and roll, this is genocide!"

Death is a religious concept - death to God.
"the wages of sin is death."  Romans 6:23a (NRSV)

So they spread sin and transgression in order to induce death.

Death is the basis of black magic.

And it represents power to them.

"the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil."  Hebrews 2:14c (NRSV)

So they deal with the devil.

Devil magic is backwards and upside-down.

There are many album covers with writing or images backwards or upside-down.

Sometimes there is a mixture of upright and inverted images or forwards and backwards words or letters.

This is done deliberately to confuse you or hide the Satanic nature of the music.

Black, funerals, skulls, graves, flames, spiders, snakes, darkness, evil, and hell.

All these things are in the music and videos.

They deal in negations and negativity.

The fall, murder, sin, suicide, hedonism, darkness, black, violence, night, blindness, deafness, dumbness.....

All feature in their music.

They call themselves Dogs - gods backwards.

And this is just the beginning of the evidence.


[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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Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Unbelievable.


Why is the Satanic conspiracy in our rock music and popular culture unbelievable?

For one thing no one believes in Satan.
So they assume there are no Satanists.

Devil worship only ever appears in the media as a fringe phenomenon with few followers.

But most rock bands from the 1960s and 1970s were followers of Aleister Crowley.

Most people don't realize that Aleister Crowley was not just a magician but he was a black magician and Satanist.

His writings include drug use and pacts with the devil.
His catch-cry was: Do what you will.

So, even if you don't believe in Satan, rock bands and celebrities do and have sold their souls for fame and fortune and a rock star reception.

They do the devil's work in our world.


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Monday, 14 August 2017

It's Not God's Fault.


One of the main reasons why God gets the blame for everything is because the Church does not reflect His true nature.

God is merciful, forgiving, compassionate, and loving.

But the Church has traditionally been judgemental, negative, demanding, even hateful.

God's Love takes away our fear.

The Church is ruled by fear.

We should look at the hierarchy of the Church as the Pharisees and Sadducees of our day - those who Jesus criticized.

So don't blame God for the defects of the Church.

Whether it be lust for power or a desire to rule the Church has had poor motivation.

Whether it be too rigid orthodoxy or spiritual immaturity the Church has not been ready.

It is time to revise the negative theology which has been used to justify the Machiavellian mass control techniques of the Church.

And return to the Gospel of Love.


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Sunday, 13 August 2017

Leaving Home.



In The Book of Joy - conversations between the Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu - there is a postlude in which the honored guests attended the Dalai Lama's eightieth birthday party at the Tibetan Children's Village.

During the celebrations several children spoke about leaving their families in Tibet and taking the dangerous journey across the snow-covered mountains to India.

The children broke down in tears as they recalled saying goodbye to their parents and families in their beloved homeland.

They said that they could not experience joy again until they experienced the love and care of the teachers and friends at the Village.

This brought home to me the conviction that love is at the heart of human experience.

Without love we cannot feel joy, or hope, or even cope with life.
But when there is love we recover and feel as if we can live again.  


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Saturday, 12 August 2017

The Third Way.


Church tells you to abstain from sex and be clean.

Satanism in rock music tells you to indulge in sex and be dirty.

But there is a third way.

And that is to engage in sex in a moderate manner and maintain a positive attitude.

So between the extremes of abstinence and indulgence there is a middle path of healthy moderation.

Sex is not bad or dirty.

Sex is not a sin.

Sex is a natural part of life.

And we should accept it as such.


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Friday, 11 August 2017

Winner Takes All.


Since the 1980s a winner takes all mentality has dominated world culture.

The idea that winning justifies anything has replaced any kind of ethics.

Winning justifies: violence, subterfuge, lies, deception, intimidation, force, extortion, betrayal, crime, murder, and hate.

Our corporate masters have been tempted and corrupted by evil forces in our culture.

And their brutal regime dominates everything.

Pray for them to abandon the evil that they do and return to a philosophy of ethical conduct that is not just a smoke screen.

Look into the novel 1984 and you will find the source of many of their methods.

But Big Brother is not a benevolent dictator.

His methods are evil itself.


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Thursday, 10 August 2017

Lies, Misinformation, and Fake News.


Our media is being used by its corporate owners to misrepresent the facts in order to manipulate the electorate and the zeitgeist.

Strategic pieces appear in our news media purporting to clarify the social position of the generations in relation to culture and politics.

But these pieces are deliberately slanted against the political left and any suggestion of idealism or spirituality.

Fascist leanings are called populism.
Baby-Boomers are called the establishment.
And generation is set against generation.

This is divide and rule.
Keep the generations competing against each other and reinforce the Status Quo.

In this way the rich corporations control and distract the masses in order to win the day.

No wonder nothing works.


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Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Marketing Tricks.


Your Internet service providers sell your information to marketing companies who place images before your eyes in the hope that you will be hooked.

The purpose of this is to get money out of you.

But you have to be quick to recognize a hook when you see one.

They monitor your entries so that they know what you are interested in, especially what you spend money on.

So be aware that we are being manipulated.

And exploited unfairly.


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Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Everything is Broken.


In 1989 when Generation X had done their worst and destroyed the idealism and spirituality of the 1960s and 1970s Bob Dylan released a song called Everything is Broken.

The refrain expressed perfectly the spirit of the time for the Baby-Boomer Generation whose hopes and dreams had been shattered.

In the time since the Baby-Boomers' rock legends have been resurrected but without the original idealism and spirituality.

Back in black.

The Baby-Boomers now look after their grand children and their ageing parents, go on expensive overseas holidays, watch must see T.V., and follow sports.

Small glimmers of idealism appear on the Internet.

It is up to us to fan this tiny spark into a raging fire.


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Monday, 7 August 2017

You Just Do It.


The problem with evil in our world is that when they give you advice you just do it.

There is no understanding of how Satanists in the music industry and the popular culture deceive and sabotage everyone.

You are doing it now!

Listening to the Satanic voices in the music.

But make no mistake .
They will tempt and betray you.
Even to hell.

But God does not judge us.

He forgives us.

And invites us Home.


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Saturday, 5 August 2017

Music.


Even though Satanism in rock music harks back to the 1960s with the 1980s it became a global corporate monopoly.

24 hour a day satellite broadcasting brought Satanism into everyone's home.

And the streets were patrolled by black stretch limousines with satellite dishes on the back.

Evil became an ever present reality.

And with the development of technology young people now listen to music day and night.

What they are feeding into their minds is not healthy.

It is negative and dark, malicious and evil.

They are being cursed.

So turn off  your rock music and your T.V..

And reclaim your mind.


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Friday, 4 August 2017

Leaders.


We are led by the faceless men of the multi-national corporations.

Whose brutal agenda renders everyone powerless.

They rule the boardroom.

They own everything.

They control our governments.

They manipulate the media.

Big Brother is here and now.

But there is a glimmer of hope.

Religious leaders like Pope Francis I, Desmond Tutu, and the Dalai Lama are gaining some attention.

Their enlightened insights are being listened to by many.

But how can we escape the iron grip of the corporations?

It will take more than a few wise aphorisms.

We must act now to save our democracy.

Leaders must come forward who are not motivated by personal profit.

Ideals must be seen again in the capitals.

Not just economic robots.

We must demand that our leaders serve the people.

And the corporations must accept their responsibilities as citizens of the world.

All this must begin now.

Or in the not too distant future there will be violent revolutions.


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Thursday, 3 August 2017

Bless the Lord.


"The Lord works vindication and justice for all who are oppressed, He made known his ways to Moses, his acts to the people of Israel.
"The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love,"  Psalm 103:6-8 (NRSV)

"As a father has compassion for his children, so the Lord has compassion for those who fear* him."  Psalm 103:13 (NRSV)

In Psalm 103 David echoes the revelation of Moses then predicts the vision of Jesus.

These passages reflect the benevolent nature of God - a God who is loving and merciful like a father.

This is not the angry, vindictive God that some imagine - a projection of worldly authorities inspired by fear.

But the beautiful and constant Father of all.


* This can be translated as respect or love.

[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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Wednesday, 2 August 2017

A Church.


A church should not be a moral police station.

A church should be a center of Love.

A church should not tell everyone what they can do and what they can't do.

A church should meet the needs of the community.

A church should not be a center of institutional navel-gazing.

A church should look out into the wider world.

Secure in the Love of God we should give love out into the world.


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Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Jerusalem.


"'Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to it!  How often have I desired to gather your children together as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you were not willing!'"  Matthew 23:37 (NRSV)

This is God's wish - to gather His children to Him in Love.

And who are His children?

Everyone in the world.

And why does this not happen?

Because those in charge of His religions are not willing - they do not understand Him - and they do not want this egalitarian dream.

They are full of fear.

They are full of pride.

They lust for power.

And they enjoy privilege.

It was no coincidence that it was the religious authorities who killed Jesus.

Those in league with the Roman state.

Neither is it s coincidence that creedal Christianity began at Nicaea -  this is when Christianity became the state religion.

The creeds of Christianity do not contain one word of Jesus' teachings.

Jesus taught to love God and love your neighbor.

Jesus' only commandment was that we love one another.

This is in keeping with God's wish to gather His children to Him in Love.

This is the true Covenant.

A Covenant of Love.


[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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Monday, 31 July 2017

Blocking (It) Out.


My generation was known for playing very loud rock music.

I have come to realize that what we were doing was blocking out the world.

We were blocking out everything around us which caused us pain and listening to music that inspired pleasure.

What we didn't know was that the rock music we were listening to was evil.

Dark lyrics and dirge-like music were sabotaging our spiritual quest and addicting us to pleasure.

Now I see young people walking around with earplugs in listening to rock music day and night.

I believe they are blocking out the world and its pain.

What they don't realize, however, is that the rock music they are listening to is poisoning them and addicting them to pleasure.

Rock music sows negativity and induces death.

They do not realize that their rock stars are evil.

So stop listening to rock music and try classical, sacred music.

You will be amazed at the difference.

It will calm your jangled nerves and introduce you to Life.


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Sunday, 30 July 2017

The Surplus.


What we have to realize is that, far from being the guilty party, the Hippies were the victims of Satanism in rock music.

The suffering that was induced by the rock music of the 1960s and 1970s was extensive.

Drug addiction, divorce, degradation, criminality, depression, mental-illness, suicide.....

All these things can be traced directly to the rock music of the era.

And it doesn't stop there.

Generation X were turned to evil by their rock stars.

Generation Y were told to sin.

Later generations have been led to witchcraft and wickedness.

This has caused great suffering for all those affected.

And all of this evil malice was unsolicited and undeserved.

So we are looking at a gigantic surplus of good fortune.


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Saturday, 29 July 2017

Death.


Death is a theological fiction.

There is no state, no place, no condition; no substance, spirit, or kingdom of Death.

And there is no devil to rule Death.

These things derive in Christianity from the writings of St. Paul.

Paul was educated in an extreme Pharisaic school which practised strict celibacy.

These ideas were imported from Persian mythology in the ancient world.

But they do not correspond to the reality.

In reality there is only God's Love.

Any images or lyrics of Death come from Satanism in  rock music and popular entertainment.

These may affect your mind.

But not your spiritual condition.

Or your fate.

So immerse yourself in God's abundant Life and Love.

Which is everywhere and everything.

And banish Death from your mind forever.


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Friday, 28 July 2017

Life.


You bathe in the water of the silvery sea.
Diving and swimming in the cool morning light.

Your body is full of beautiful life.
Tanned and muscled like a Grecian athlete.

You breathe in the wind.

You rejoice in the water.

You display the innocence of the unobserved.
You delight in the freedom of the unrestrained.

From the shoreline I watch you.
Waiting and hoping.

At last you wade slowly towards the shore.

I wait.  I watch.  I dare to approach you.

My heart swells with waves of beautiful love.

I embrace you and enter the sanctuary of Life.

Thursday, 27 July 2017

Revelation.


An Alternative Interpretation*:

The Hippie Generation can be represented as a woman (Venus/Libra) clothed in the sun (Leo), the Great Red Dragon is Scorpio (Mars) which is Satanism in the rock music of the 1960s & 1970s.

The woman fled into the wilderness to Hippie communes in the bush.

The water poured out from the mouth of the serpent is the flood of evil unleashed by Generation X in the 1980s & 1990s.

And the Dragon went off to make war with her children - Generation Y and the Millennials.

But the Dragon (Scorpio) is defeated.

And superseded by New Jerusalem (Aquarius).


[*Astrology was the major instrument of prophecy in the ancient world.]

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Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Church.


When I was thirteen I refused to be confirmed in the Christian Church because my experience of institutional Christianity did not match my intuitive understanding of Jesus or God.

Like many of my generation I got involved with Eastern religion through Yoga and learned many helpful and enlightening practices.

But something was wrong.

And I set out to discover what was wrong with the world by studying mythology and ancient religions.

Eventually my experience led me back to the Christian Church.

The study of modern scholars and progressive theologians was very helpful to my development.

What I have learnt from Progressive Christianity is that without forgiveness there can be no progress.

Jesus is the epitome of forgiveness.

Other lessons I have come to appreciate are:

Putting others before ourselves liberates us from the relentless self-obsession which is the source of much of our suffering.

Gratitude for the spiritual assistance I have been given deepens my relationship with God.

But it is the practice of unconditional love that leads to the sanctuary - our heart of hearts - and union with God.

Jesus taught us to love God and love our neighbor.

So, far from rejecting Jesus and Christianity, I have found a way through the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth to form a closer relationship with God.


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Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Our Common Humanity.


As we come more closely into contact with each other and experience differences in culture we should not cling too tightly to our precious ideas.

Ideology is the cause of many of the world's conflicts.

Instead we should maintain an awareness of our shared humanity.

We are all human beings in one big family.

In families there is often conflict.

But there is also security and love.

So, rather than identifying with our ideas, we should concentrate on our common humanity.


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Culture Clash.


As globalization continues in our world the ideas that form the basis of people's cultures will come into conflict.

Unless this problem is addressed positively this will end in physical conflict and violence.

Aquarius stands for tolerance.

But mere tolerance may not be enough.

We must introduce dialogue between the various cultures or they will harden into blocks which will compete against each other for supremacy.

One way of managing this standoff is to introduce a political solution.

But to do this we must have honest interaction which addresses the basic problems which separate us.

Multiculturalism may be dead.
But this mingling of cultures in a peaceful society may be our only hope.


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Monday, 24 July 2017

Homosexuality.


Homosexuality is not a sin.

Ancient commentators had no understanding of sexual orientation.

They believed that everyone was born heterosexual and that people who engaged in homosexual activity were being deliberately perverse.

But our modern understanding is that some people are born with a homosexual orientation.

Homosexuality is part of God's good creation.

Therefore any moral objections are no longer valid.


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Sunday, 23 July 2017

Leaders.


Don't allow rock stars and celebrities to lead you.

What they will do is pretend that they epitomize your ideals then take the steering wheel and turn you towards sin and evil.

This is what happened to the Hippies of the 1960s.
Rock stars turned peace and love into sex and drugs and rock and roll in precisely this manner.

So don't believe their videos and their tweets.

They will betray you and turn your hopes to ruin.


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Saturday, 22 July 2017

Force.


We must be wary of forcing our ideas onto other people.

Our ideas may be right.

They may be enlightened.

They may be beautiful.

They may be sublime.

But we have no right to force them onto other people.

Other people will come to understanding in their own time.

This does not mean we should not express our truth.

We have the right to express our ideas.

But we cannot force others to see.

Instead we should pray that everyone may see more clearly, including ourselves.

It may be that an inferior perception is being forced upon us.  We should not battle for supremacy but cry out to God for help.

God knows non-violent ways that we do not understand.

"What is impossible for mortals is possible for God."  Luke 18:27 (NRSV)


[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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Friday, 21 July 2017

Supposed To.


When we first become involved with religion it seems to be all about what we're supposed to do.

Because God is good it's all about being good.

We're supposed to volunteer, we're supposed to give money to charities, we're supposed to pray, we're supposed to be honest and truthful, we're supposed to fear God etc.......

But, although these things may mostly be good, this is not in fact how God intended it to be.

Most of these things are done out of fear - fear of damnation and hell.

What God intended was not to terrify us into being good but to inspire us to love.

And this involves overcoming our fears.

If we open our hearts we may still do many of the same things but we will not be doing them out of fear we will be doing them out of love.


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Thursday, 20 July 2017

Wolves.


Part of the reason we cannot see the evil around us is because most people are good.

And we project our goodness onto other people who may not be good at all.

We think that they are like us.

But they may not be.

Evil will often take on the guise of goodness in order to lead people astray and consign their souls to hell.

If that were possible.

So do not assume that others are good like you.

They may be wolves in sheep's clothing.


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Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Popular Satanism.


Because there is no Satan in reality does not mean that there are no Satanists.

Our modern scientific world does not believe in a supernatural devil.

Devil worship is thought to be a fringe phenomenon that does not have much influence on our society.

My contention, however, is that there are many famous rock stars, celebrities, and sportsmen who believe in the devil and have sold their souls for fame and fortune and a rock star reception.

Most of them are following the rock legends of the 1960s and 1970s who practised covert Satanism as set out by Aleister Crowley in his writings.

This is perceived to have been so successful that many have been tempted to follow in their footsteps.

And the reason that their cover-ups work so well is precisely because we don't believe in the devil.

But how does it work if there is no devil?

If you look at the writings of Aleister Crowley and others you will find that they claim that the serpent (Kundalini) of Yoga is Satan and the mind powers which develop by taking drugs in combination with practising Yoga are in the power of the devil.

This, of course, is metaphysical sleight of hand.
But many choose to believe it out of greed and lust.

The mind powers that develop work through the collective unconscious directly and indirectly through backtracking and subliminal images.

Their influence is entirely negative (backwards).

So young people who walk around with earplugs in listening to their music day and night are being poisoned and crippled.

They aspire to sex, and money, and evil.

Generations have suffered intensely from their influence through drugs, divorce, suicide, and atheism.

It is not possible to make sense out of our modern world unless you realize that this evil influence is affecting everyone.

It is negative, it is isolating, and it kills.

It corrupts those in power.

And it preys on the vulnerable.

It scapegoats minorities.

And it blames the Church.

Have you noticed that since the 1960s Church attendances have been dropping?

Now, 50 years later, the churches are empty.

This phenomenon is the direct result of Satanism in rock music and the popular culture.

It affects you subconsciously so you are unaware of its influence.

In fact you will deny it and defend the culprits.

So.

Wake up!

Open your eyes!

And see!


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Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Sand.


Satanism is built on a foundation of dualism.

The whole philosophy of Satanism is based on the idea that reality is dualistic.

Iranian dualism contended that God (Ahura Mazda) created a world which was all life, light, and truth and the devil (Angra Mainyu) created a world which was all death, darkness, and falsehood; the real world was the result of the battle between these two conflicting forces.

These concepts infected Judaism during the Persian Empire and subsequently entered into Christian thinking.

The point being that if you think dualistically and God is all good then there must be a devil who is all evil.

But this is not necessarily the case.

God is transcendent - i.e. beyond sin and evil.

Sin and evil are not the creation of some supernatural devil but the result of human ignorance and fear.

So Satanism is built on sand.

Once humankind realizes that our dualistic thinking does not correspond to the reality then the dubious edifice of Satanism will collapse like a house of cards.

God (and reality) are holistic - i.e. everything is part of the whole which is God.

There is no need for a supernatural devil to explain sin and evil.

Human ignorance and fear are quite sufficient.

So my contention is that there is no devil in reality.

Only God's beautiful Love.


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Monday, 17 July 2017

Ceres and the Earth.


Modern astrology consigns the three recently discovered celestial bodies - Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto - to rulership of the signs Aquarius, Pisces, and Scorpio respectively.

In ancient times the five planets: Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn - each governed two signs - the night sign and the day sign.

The Sun and the Moon each ruled a single sign.

This leaves two signs - Virgo and Taurus - without their own rulers.

Mercury rules both Gemini and Virgo.

My contention is that Virgo should be ruled by the dwarf planet Ceres which is the largest body in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.

My reasoning is that since Pluto has been demoted to the status of dwarf planet there is a precedent for dwarf planets ruling signs.

And Virgo, as an earth sign, is ideally suited to Ceres who was the Roman goddess of grains, the harvest, fertility, and motherhood.

She was the mother of Proserpine who was abducted by Pluto - another link to the dwarf planet Pluto.

Many of Ceres' attributes were later taken over by the Virgin Mary.

So my contention is that Ceres should be the modern ruler of Virgo.

This leaves Taurus, which is currently ruled by Venus, as is Libra.

Libra - as ruler of relationships, love, and marriage - seems the logical home for Venus.

Taurus the Bull is an earthy fertility sign arriving as it does at the height of Spring.

In ancient times the Spring Equinox was located in Taurus.

One possibility is that Taurus is ruled by the Earth itself as represented by the ancient Greek goddess Gaia who was the wife of the sky god Uranus.

Together they were called the grandparents of the gods because they gave birth to the Titans who preceded the Olympian gods.

This relates to the mythology of mother earth - fertility and abundance, flowers and fruit - all of which are very Taurean.

So there you have it.

The picture is complete.

Virgo is ruled by Ceres.

Taurus is ruled by the Earth.
  

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Sunday, 16 July 2017

Voices.


The world will tell you to compete, achieve, climb; spend, consume, acquire; watch, listen, follow.....

Evil will ruin your relationships, isolate you, kill you.

But God will forgive you, bless you, love you.

And lead you into Eternal Life.

So turn off the media and turn to God.

He will deliver you.


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Saturday, 15 July 2017

Good News!


There is Good News!

We are not condemned.

God does not punish us.

No one will perish.

God's mercy and forgiveness are available to everyone.

Gays and lesbians included!

There is a place in Heaven for everyone.


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Friday, 14 July 2017

Open Your Hearts!


When we look at the modern world with its materialism, its violence, its war, its racism, its homophobia, its evil.....

We can sometimes despair.

Where is the answer?

We have no say.

We have no power.

We have no time.

But God despairs with us.

What He asks of us is this:

Open your hearts!

Then the world will begin to be less cold, less cruel, less lonely.....

And God will say, "Here I am."


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Thursday, 13 July 2017

Forgiveness.


We are not born omniscient.

So it is inevitable that we will make mistakes and fall short of the ideal.

Therefore forgiveness is essential.

Without forgiveness there can be no progress.

Jesus said, "'Your sins are forgiven.'"  Mark 2:9 (NRSV)

In his parables the king is always writing off debts.

So don't be afraid to make a mistake.

You will be forgiven.

And you might just learn something.


[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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Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Sin.


Who told you to sin?

Who told you sin is fun?

Who made sin fashionable?

Who told you sin is harmless?

Satanists in rock music.

The wages if sin is death to God (St. Paul).

This is what they believe.

They have betrayed you into death.

We live in darkness and evil.

Open your eyes!


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Tuesday, 11 July 2017

Targets.


Satanism is all about sex and death.

"Make them fxxk."

And as such their major targets are young girls and musclemen.

Young girls are encouraged to think of themselves as sex objects for boys.

They are told that they will get what they want by meeting their boyfriend's sexual requirements.

So you will see them in the streets and in nightclubs virtually naked.

Musclemen are told that they are monsters, beasts, and animals.

This is because they are a major sexual fantasy for many - women and men - and people copy and follow them.

Satanists believe that fornication and homosexuality lead to death and hell.

So their objectives are met:

Sex is available.

And everyone is dead.


But what we are really looking for is love.

And love is intimately associated with God.

God is good.

His mercy is infinite.

His forgiveness is everlasting.

And His Love is unconditional.


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Pop Stars.


Do not blindly follow pop stars even if they lay claim to ideals.

They are lying.

A closer look at their songs and videos will reveal the opposite.

They are cynical and sinister.

They will betray your ideals.

And stab you in the back.


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Monday, 10 July 2017

Nudity.


There is nothing wrong with nudity in itself.

But unfortunately nudity is being used in our modern world as a hook.

Nudity is used to get your attention and then fill your mind with death and evil.

This practice is widespread and derives from Satanists in our popular music, entertainment, and sports.

They will try to addict you and get your money.

One way or another.

So be wary of people who use gratuitous nudity.

Watch where it leads your mind.

And you will see!


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Sunday, 9 July 2017

Unorthodox.


Could God be unorthodox?

God is beyond our human conceptions.

God is transcendent and sublime.

God is beautiful.

God is elegant.

The traditional concept of God as ruler and judge, even if watered down by modern liberals, persists in our churches, mosques, synagogues, and temples.

We seem unable to let go of the idea that God might punish us.

We cannot let go of our fear.

But God says:

"Fear not."

"Trust me."

"I love you."


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Saturday, 8 July 2017

Tradition.


Jesus said, "'And why do you break the commandment of God for the sake of tradition?'"  Matthew 15:3 (NRSV)  "'You hypocrites! Isaiah prophesied rightly about you when he said: "This people honors me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me, in vain do they worship me, teaching human precepts as doctrines."'"  Matthew 15:7-9 (NRSV)
"'....thus making void the word of God through your tradition that you have handed on.  And you do many things like this.'"  Mark 7:13 (NRSV)

And they still do this today - ignoring the words of Jesus for the sake of tradition.

Many Churches teach doctrines which have been developed long after the Gospels were written, many of which contradict the teachings of Jesus himself.

We see this with the doctrines that derive from the writings of St. Paul and St. Augustine.

But they hold fast to their tradition and threaten any deviance from strict orthodoxy.

Jesus would say to them what he said to the Pharisees - "You Hypocrites."


[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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Friday, 7 July 2017

Philosophy.


There are many schools of philosophical thought which have developed throughout history.

From primitive practices of appeasement of the gods, through asceticism, atonement, karma, reincarnation, good works, logical positivism, and enlightenment to modern liberal humanism.

All these philosophies are attempts to make sense of our lives.

And they are not without value.

But it is when we encounter God through unconditional love that we at last see the light.

God is Love.

And life is about finding and embracing love.

We must open our hearts.

Then we will begin to live.


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Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Love Someone.


If someone came to me searching for an answer I would say to them, "Love someone."

Because love puts you in touch with a higher power.

And if there is no one in your life to love then love God.

God will requite your love.


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Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Bad.


Who told you sex is bad?

Who sang "I'm bad!"?

Who made bad glamorous?

Who made bad good?

Contrary to popular opinion it was not the Church but Satanists in the popular culture.

Rock stars and celebrities brainwash everyone and the Church gets the blame.

This betrays their roots in Satanism.

They corrupt everyone and blame God.

This is the conundrum which we face.

So don't just take things at face value.

Look beneath the surface and see the malice and evil which lurks there.

Then you might understand.


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Monday, 3 July 2017

Satanism is Sports.


Although we are unsuspecting Satanism is rife in professional sports.

Whether it be football, or cricket, or baseball, or tennis, or even horse racing the lure of big money has corrupted many.

The traditional path of selling your soul to the devil was popularized by the rock legends of the 1960s and many have secretly followed their lead.

So that now a web of evil permeates our popular media.

Violent and sinister words and images are common in sports commentary and advertising.

So don't ignore objectionable incidents in televised sports.

They may be the work of Satanists hidden in our media and entertainment.


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Sunday, 2 July 2017

Saving Our Souls.


When I say that the counter-culture was a curse induced by rock music I do not mean that the Hippies themselves were evil.

I believe that the Baby-Boomer generation was good and idealistic but that their rock legends led them astray into lives of drugs and degradation.

In fact peace and love are important teachings of Jesus of Nazareth.

Sex and drugs and rock and roll derives from rock music.

And that is not to say that conservatism and corporate culture are good by default.  They represent the modern versions of the Pharisees and the Romans.

If we can distill the original innocence and idealism of the Baby-Boomers from the hedonism and decadence of rock music we may be able to save our souls.

Satanism induces extreme suffering.

And the Hippies have suffered intensely.

If we can recall the innocence and idealism that was present before it was corrupted and reconstructed we will go a long way to rediscovering our souls.


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