Wednesday, 28 February 2018

T.V.


Television divides the mind.

It takes us out of the here and now.

And it opens us up to evil influences.

While we are watching sports or our favorite shows evil is infiltrating our minds through commentary, advertising, music, and imagery.

Most of this negative suggestion is done on the unconscious level so we are unaware of it.

But we can train ourselves to bring these negative words and images up into our conscious minds where we can see them for what they are.

You might be surprised.


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Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Pool of Light.


God's hand has prepared us to receive His Light:

Gone are the fears of judgement and punishment.

Gone are the delusions of dualism.

Gone are the lies of literal interpretation.

Gone are the expectations of Natural Justice.

In their place are: mercy, forgiveness, compassion, charity, generosity, benevolence, faith, and hope.

But it is the concept of unconditional love that opens the door to the sanctuary of our hearts.

We love God and love our neighbors.

We love even our enemies.

For God's transcendent Love is for everyone.


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Monday, 26 February 2018

The Great Leap Forward.


What the Age of Aquarius will bring is a great leap forward in our thinking.

And this has already begun.

No longer will we be subject to negative ways of thinking which do not correspond to the realities.

Religious concepts like: Original Sin, Virgin Birth, Penal Substitution, Bodily Resurrection, Redemption through the Blood of Christ etc. are no longer acceptable to an educated public.

Still to come are transcendent ideas about God:

God is beyond our human conception of sin and evil.

God is beyond our dualistic thinking.

God is panentheistic and immanent - i.e. God is everything and more and God is in everything and everything is in God.

There will be no devil, no hell, no judgement.

God is our loving Father.

And we are free. 


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Sunday, 25 February 2018

Community.


I remember an episode of Seinfeld in which someone mentioned the community.

Jerry's response was, "Oh there's a community is there?"

Today in church the sermon was all about community.

The fact that I don't see anyone from Monday to Saturday seems not to count.

It's all very well to stand up there and spout about a loving Christian community but if no one does it it's a waste of time.

It's not good enough.

And that's why the Church is dying.


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Saturday, 24 February 2018

Love.


The ancient Egyptians aspired to The Wisdom of the Heart.

The Yoga of Love is the highest Yoga. (Baghavad-Gita)

God looks on the heart. (1 Samuel 16:7)

The way is in the heart. (Buddha)

Love God and love your neighbor, love even your enemies. (Jesus)

Islam is to be lost in love for God. (Sufism)

All religions are in awe of love.

Because God is Love.


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Friday, 23 February 2018

The Father.


"'Lord, show us the Father.'"  John 14:8 (NRSV)

This is what the disciples asked of Jesus.

Could it be that they did not know the Father?

The disciples often misunderstood Jesus coming as they did from a strict Jewish orthodoxy.

But Jesus was unorthodox.

He said that the world did not know God.

So what can we say about God?

God is transcendent - beyond sin and evil.

God is beautiful and sublime.

God is wholly good.

God does not judge us or punish us.

God is merciful and forgiving.

God is our loving Father.


[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, 22 February 2018

Our Love.


We will not always be loved.

But when love is gone.

We can open our hearts.

And give our love to God and to others.


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Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Food of Life.


As human beings we are engendered by love.

Love is the Food of Life.

Without love we shrivel and die.

With love we grow and blossom.


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Tuesday, 20 February 2018

The Lamb.


Jesus is the Lamb of God.

His philosophy is mercy, forgiveness, compassion, and love.

He has a warm and open heart.

And the Life it brings is forever.

So give up your tough, hard philosophy - your tough, hard heart.

Overcome your fears.

And Live!


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Monday, 19 February 2018

The Beast.


If you watch sports you will be forced into the zone where everything is tough, hard, and violent.

This is the philosophy of The Beast with its trampling feet and terrible teeth.

It is merciless, murderous, and cruel.

And this is because many in professional sports have sold their souls for fame and fortune and do evil in the world.

But it is covered in darkness so that no one can see.

With the Light from God comes mercy, forgiveness, and a soft heart.

No longer will we be addicted to the thrill of winning.

No longer will we be in a world of pain when we lose.

But we will give love to everyone.

And pray for their redemption.


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Sunday, 18 February 2018

Prayer.


All the peoples of the earth pray.

Jews, Christians, Muslims, Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Chinese.....

To God, Saints, Gods, Gurus, Buddhas, Heaven.....

Prayers of supplication, intervention, thanksgiving, and praise.....

Who are we to say that God does not hear them.


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Saturday, 17 February 2018

The Light.


After the darkness comes the Light.

There is a glimmer of Light on the Internet.

Activist sites are combining with charities and religious groups to challenge the rule of the corporate plutocrats.

Pope Francis I, Desmond Tutu, the Dalai Lama, Progressive Christians, Progressive Muslims.....

All are campaigning for peace and justice in our world.

A new Light has come.

We must follow the path of non-violent resistance if we are to reverse the slow decline of our world into darkness and evil.

And we must reverse the hardening of the hearts of humanity.

Cold, hard hearts must glow with a new warmth.

Fear must be overcome with Love.

And evil must be banished for good.


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Friday, 16 February 2018

Mercy and Love.


During the 1980s the song Show No Mercy inspired violence and evil.

And hate became the norm.

But since the election of Francis I the Pope has been tireless in his recommendation of mercy.

And the campaign for marriage equality in the gay community has unequivocally endorsed love.

These are positive signs of a sea-change in the zeitgeist.

The Spirit of the Age is beginning to manifest.

And the waters of Aquarius have appeared.


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Thursday, 15 February 2018

Solidarity.


The disparity between rich and poor in our world is at the highest level ever.

But there is an undercurrent of charity and activism which is working to remedy this evil.

Pope Francis I has worked tirelessly to help the poor and the destitute.

His message of solidarity with the poor and the needy is meeting with the approval of many.

This is Aquarius manifesting.

And we should do all we can to encourage it.


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Wednesday, 14 February 2018

No More.


In the New Paradigm God is holistic.

There is no spiritual dualism.

This renders death, the devil, and hell obsolete.

They have no basis in reality.

They are purely theoretical.

"Explanations" as Jack Spong calls them.

And Satanism will collapse like a house of cards.

But the damage done remains.

And their influence persists.
They steal, kill, and destroy.

Until they realize.

Then death and the devil and hell will be no more.


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Tuesday, 13 February 2018

The Age of Aquarius.


The darkness and evil and death which cursed the all black 1980s is at last beginning to pass.

Corporate greed, horror, and violence inspired by Satanic magic in rock music and entertainment is on the wane.

And Aquarius is beginning to appear.

Activism on the Internet and humanitarian charities are working to redress the inequality and poverty in our world.

And religion is beginning to reflect a New Paradigm that is intelligent and holistic.

This glimmer of light shows the hand of God moving in our world and the opening of the New Age.

We can only hope that people will see this light and magnify it as we go forward into the Age of Aquarius.


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Monday, 12 February 2018

Brutal.


Adherence to the brutal philosophy of the corporations is based on fear.

Fear that being good to people won't work.

Nice guys come last.

So we fall into line and adopt the ways of the Beast.

Steal, kill, and destroy.

Work hard and play hard.

Profit and pleasure.

But God's ways are different:

God will forgive.

God will show mercy.

God will show steadfast love.

He will make concessions according to understanding.

And He will always give us another chance.

So have a soft heart, show mercy and forgiveness, and give love.


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Sunday, 11 February 2018

Playing God.


When Pope John Paul II called for the cancellation of the financial debt burden on underdeveloped countries the rich Western financial authorities announced that they would forgive some of their debt.

As if they were God forgiving their sins.

This was a quite deliberate play for absolute power.

It was bad joke.

But it was just one more piece of evidence that the economic authorities in our world are playing God.


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Saturday, 10 February 2018

Positives.


First of all we must have a positive attitude towards God:

God is not judgement, or condemnation, or hell.

God is mercy, and forgiveness, and Love.

Secondly we must look for positives in His Churches:

Despite the facts of child abuse, guilt manipulation, and hypocrisy God's Churches still help the poor and the needy, and the hungry.....They have a strong Social Justice agenda.

Thirdly we must look for the positives of Religion:

Despite the fact that religion sometimes makes us act like animals towards each other, if there was no religion we would probably be acting like animals all the time.

So do not allow the dark forces in our society to turn you against God, His Churches, and Religion.

For it is in these things that we find our Salvation.   


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Friday, 9 February 2018

The Laws of Life.


We are always looking for the Laws which govern what we experience in order to avoid suffering and encourage good fortune.

This is a pattern that can be observed in all cultures.

There should be a Law of Natural Justice by which good is rewarded and evil is punished.

There should be a Law of Karma by which Natural Justice is enforced.

But all too often this does not happen.

The Book Of Job in the Bible tries to explain this phenomenon.

How many self-help books or pseudo-spiritual writings purport to give us the keys to these Laws of Life?

But none of them work.

Why is this?

This is because Natural Justice is a human expectation, a human construct.

Perhaps God does not function in this way at all.

In my experience God does not punish us.

He loves us like a Father.

God is Love.

So now we look for a Law of Love by which if we give love we will receive love in return.

But this does not happen either.

Perhaps we should give up our attempts to manipulate the Divine into giving us what we want and trust in God's goodwill.

Then our fear will go and we will love as we were intended.

For love is its own reward.


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Thursday, 8 February 2018

Therapy.


Instead of watching television and listening to rock music* which disturbs our minds we should listen to sacred choral music which puts our minds into an alpha state.

Rock music and our multi-media networks are used by some to spread evil.

We are distracted and disturbed.

We can also sit in silence in the garden and listen to the birds singing in the trees.

This is therapy.

Modern culture disturbs our minds and creates alienation and depression.

A return to nature and more harmonious music will restore our peace of mind.

Activities with animals can also help.

This will restore our sanity.

And deliver us from evil.


(*Rock music stimulates the pleasure centers of the brain which addicts us like a drug.)

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Wednesday, 7 February 2018

Music and Mental Illness.


Rock music, especially heavy metal music, disturbs the mind and aggravates mental illness.

Dirge-like rhythms and screaming vocals sow discord, anxiety, and depression.

And this is quite apart from the content of the lyrics.

Violence, drugs, suicide, death.....

All these things are in the music either overtly or covertly through backtracking.

On the other hand classical music, especially sacred choral music, calms the mind and puts it into a meditative alpha state.

This brings harmony to the mind and helps to relieve mental illness.

So be careful what you listen to.

Seek harmony and calm not discord and agitation.


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Tuesday, 6 February 2018

Subtle Sabotage.


"Daytripper", "Sympathy for the Devil", "Like a Rolling Stone", "I am the Walrus", "A Day in the Life", "Dead Flowers", "Yer Blues", "Blackbird", "Helter Skelter", "Carry that Weight", "I am a Rock", "Take me to the Pilot", "Down by the River", "Helpless", "Madman Across the Water", "Stairway to Heaven", "Highway to Hell", "Hotel California", "Take it to the Limit", "Mind Games", "Shout", and many more.....

These songs were designed by rock musicians to sabotage our spiritual quest.

They tell you to transgress.

And they induce death.

This was done deliberately by rock bands who were secretly practising Satanism in the hope that we would be consigned to hell.

They tell you to take drugs, indulge to excess, reject religion,  take shortcuts, take the easy way out, commit suicide, and give up.

And this is quite apart from backtracking and subliminal messages.

So don't project your goodness onto rock stars and celebrities.

They may be evil and have your damnation in mind.


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Monday, 5 February 2018

Hippies Today.


Expensive holidays, sports, must see T.V., retail therapy, real estate, minding grandchildren, wine tours, vintage cars, rock legends, tickets.....

After having their heads kicked in by Generation X and being reconstructed by conservative social forces the Hippie Generation have given up all attempts to save the world.

Their activities are confined to economically beneficial indulgences.

"Don't have an agenda; just have a good time." - Rock singer Tina Arena.

All idealism has been bashed out of them.

They have become resigned to the rule of the conservatives with their tax cuts and their trickle-down economics.

They don't seem to care anymore.

It's time to wake up!

If we don't lead a resurgence of global idealism and social justice who will?

The Millennials are looking for us to lead them.

To point them in the right direction.

Our experience is vital to any revival of human ethics.

But we are brainwashed by T.V. and rock legends, propaganda and poison.

Movies have no message, no meaning.

Mindless garbage has replaced social comment and history.

Entertainment has replaced art.

We need politicians with new vision.

Not the cowards and corporate puppets we have now.

It's time to move on from Economic Rationalism.

It's time to forget Generation X.

It's time to make rich corporations pay their fair share of tax.

8 people now own the equivalent of half the world's population (3.7 billion people).

Our politicians are corrupt.

They reply with New Speak and Black/White.

Their words are lies.

And their policies are secret.

And don't rely on your rock legends to help you - they betrayed you long ago.

Get on the Internet.

Fund Social Justice Groups.

Demonstrate!

Volunteer!

Pray!

Otherwise we are lost.


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Sunday, 4 February 2018

The Garden of Life.


An all-powerful God created a beautiful garden and crowned it with Life!

In this garden fish and animals and birds of all kinds flourished abundantly.

And from this Life evolved humanity.

Now because this God was invisible many humans said that He did not exist.

And they lived their lives ruled by fear and pride.

They created money and accumulated land and possessions calling themselves Princes and Kings.

They overpowered others and enslaved them.

They built cities and ships and ruled like tyrants.

But some believed that there were powers behind creation and sought to win the favor of these gods.

From time to time someone would draw near Him and the Great God would put a light into his heart and send him out to tell the people of His Love.

But some misunderstood and thought that God was like their masters - harsh and cruel - and they preached judgement and punishment.

Others assumed He was a moral being and preached what made humanity superior to animals in their pride.

But some understood that God was Love and became Sons and Daughters of the Great God.

But the rulers of this world were jealous of their power and sought to subjugate His servants using violence and terror.

They tortured and killed many of God's Children.

And they established their own absolute rule.

They modified the message of the Great God to suit themselves and killed anyone who dared to contradict them calling them heretics and devils.

But God did not abandon His creations.

He found men and women who understood Him and put light into their hearts in the hope that the world could be saved.

He told them not to frighten the Princes and Kings but to show them love at all times and forgive as He had forgiven them.

And so we live in Hope.

That the Princes and Kings of our world and those who hate the God who created them will see and change and lose their fear.

For God is Love.

We must open our hearts.

And give love.

To everyone.


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Saturday, 3 February 2018

God's Face.


As we grow and experience in the world we encounter various forces which affect our lives.

These include worldly authorities and powers that impose their ideas on everyone.

We can mistake these brutal and intimidating powers for God and assume that because life is tough and demanding that God is tough and demanding Himself.

But this is not the case.

The Bible tells us to seek God's Face.

If we do this through study, prayer, contemplation, and love we will find that God is quite different.

God is merciful, forgiving, compassionate, understanding, reliable, and steadfast in love.

God is beautiful and sublime.

God is on the side of the poor and the oppressed.

He lifts us up and sets us free.

So don't mistake worldly powers for God, the truth is quite the opposite.


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Friday, 2 February 2018

The Parable of the Sower.


"'A sower went out to sow seed; and as he sowed, some fell on the path and was trampled on, birds of the air ate it up.'"  Luke 8:5 (NRSV)

"'Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God.  The ones on the path are those who have heard; then the devil comes and takes away the word from their hearts, so that they may not believe and be saved.'"  Luke 8:11,12 (NRSV)

And this is what is happening.

People are hearing the word of God:
The revelation of God's mercy, forgiveness, and Love.

But Satanism in our popular culture, working through the collective unconscious, will turn them away so that they may not be saved.


[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, 1 February 2018

1984.


In 1984 an Indian Guru warned us that something terrible was about to happen to humanity.

That thing was the flood of evil and violence which Generation X inspired in the media, in the streets, and in the spirit.

They made no secret of the fact that they embraced the devil, horror, and hate!

Ronald Reagan used this to beat his political opponents by reversing the argument and labelling the left evil.

He called the U.S.S.R. The Evil Empire.
And he called the Hippies Politically Correct - a term of derision coined to dismiss any left-wing thought.

This is how the West was won.

But no good will come from evil.

As we have seen:

The world is a darker, colder, more violent place than before.

And inequality is at an all time high.


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