Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Black World.


For thirty years the political and popular landscape has been dominated by corporate ideology.

Sack staff, cut taxes, bash unions, blame the left, persecute minorities, cut immigration, cut foreign aid and oppose the United Nations, avoid taxation, exploit labor, force wages down, work harder, cut welfare, support war, romanticize the military, push nationalism.....

And all their workers wearing black.

Any questioning is deflected with jargon that would rival 1984's Black/White and New Speak.

We have no power any more.

Our politicians are firmly is the hands of the plutocrats.

We no longer live in a democracy.

We live in a corporate plutocracy.

And we're well and truly sick of it.


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Monday, 21 May 2018

Pseudo.


Why is it that in this post-modern age so much of the language in our popular culture is pseudo-religious.

From rock music to headlines, from movies and literature to T.V. - the language is saturated with religious references.

The secret behind this phenomenon is the covert practise of Satanism by rock stars and celebrities including sports men and women.

Our popular media has been secretly infiltrated by those who have sold out to the devil.

And they do the devil's work.
Or so they believe.

Temptation, corruption, violence, evil.....

All these things derive from popular entertainment.

Even children's entertainment is affected.

So don't just swallow this whole.

Learn to discriminate and analyse what you see and hear.


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Sunday, 20 May 2018

The Answer.


You should not be surprised when I say that violence is caused by fear.

Psychology has long known that fear triggers the fight or flight response.

So fear can make us attack.

The answer then is to allay people's fears.

And how do we allay people's fears?

With Love.


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Saturday, 19 May 2018

The Problem.


The way of knowledge will say that ignorance is the problem.

The way of altruism will say that ego is the problem.

The way of enlightenment will say that darkness is the problem.

The way of works will say that selfishness is the problem.

But I say that the way is the way of love.

And fear is the problem.


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Friday, 18 May 2018

Twice Hell.


By inciting Generation X to damn Hippies and Gays Ronald Reagan made them twice the sons and daughters of hell.


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Thursday, 17 May 2018

Thieves.


After I am dead no doubt the powers that be will put words into my mouth and claim that I was some sort of Orthodox Conservative who believed in judgement, punishment, the devil, and hell.

But these are lies.

And those who say them are thieves.


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Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Cheap Trick.


The trick of Satanic rock music in our popular culture is to look like what we believe in or aspire to and then to sabotage any good, ideals, or progress we may have made.

They tempt and pervert us.

They corrupt and disturb us.

They lead us astray.

Then they curse us to hell.

This applies to all rock music and popular music in our culture.  But it is cleverly disguised.

We are being deceived.

We are being betrayed.

We are blinded and distracted.

We are ripped-off and blamed.

We would be better off without it.


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Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Books.


In the Koran the Jews are called People of the Book.

But Muslims could just as easily be called People of the Book. 

In fact we are all People of the Book be it scripture or philosophy, sutra or manifesto, ideology or idolatry, even fiction.....

But the problem with books is that although they may contain fragments of truth they also contain errors.

And these errors result in conflict and violence, even war and bloodshed.

Assumptions of infallibility are obsolete.

We must read our books with discrimination.

For example any suggestion of Divine violence, punishment, terror, or torture should be questioned.

Any unlikely claims or statements should be put to the test.

At first we doubt that words have been put into the mouths of prophets, even the mouth of God.

But evidence from modern scholarship would suggest that this is exactly what has happened.

Traditions arise from commentaries on the scriptures and are enforced as if they were words of scripture itself.

So read with discrimination.

Ask yourself, "Why has the author written in this way?"

And you may be closer to the truth. 


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Monday, 14 May 2018

Me.


The problem with most New Age Gurus is that they concentrate on me.

They tell you how to get what you want out of life.

But this is merely mind games.

And it does not work.

They will tell you that you can control what is in your life by your own thoughts.

But this is not true.

It is an abuse of Eastern meditation techniques.

Replacing negative thoughts with positive thoughts helps us to cope with the stress and suffering of life.

But suggesting that we can control what comes into our life by our thoughts is folly.

It won't happen.

They are just telling you what you want to hear.

And making a lot of money out of it.

So don't listen to New Age Gurus who tell you you can get what you want out of life.

It simply won't happen.

Spiritual development is about what we give.

And not just giving so we can receive.

It has been said that to be loved is good but to love is better.

Give love.

And turn for Home.


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Sunday, 13 May 2018

God's Favor.


God does not favor one person over another.

God does not favor one nation over another.

God does not favor one race over another.

God is the God of all.

And all peoples have experiences of God.

So all peoples should look to their religions and find the heart of their teachings.

Then we will truly be His sons and daughters.


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Saturday, 12 May 2018

Killers.


Why would you follow a rock band called The Killers?


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Curses.


In the temples of the ancient world there were stone tablets called curse tablets.

These were requests addressed to the god to curse a person's enemies for whatever reason.

We also find this in the Bible:

God says to Abraham, "I will bless those who bless you, and the one who curses you, I will curse."  Genesis 12:3 (NRSV)

This thinking is also evident in the Psalms where David repeatedly calls on God to destroy his enemies.

But this is a serious misunderstanding of the nature of God.

God does not curse anyone.

God is a constant blessing to all people.

The idea that God will bless you and curse your enemies is false thinking.

It comes about through humankind's dualistic thinking.

But God is One.

A blessing to us all.


[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, 11 May 2018

The Enemy.


Far from our enemy being the Religious Right or the Corporate Plutocrats our enemy is fear.

It is fear that drives these conservative elements to oppose and attack God's messengers.

Fear of God, fear of poverty, fear of failure, fear of justice, fear of the masses.....

These fears underpin their policies and actions.

So to overcome the darkness which has engulfed us we must look to the fears which lie under aggression and violence.

Only then will we have Peace.


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Thursday, 10 May 2018

Backwards.


If you want proof of the effects of Satanism in rock music, sports, and popular entertainment:

Everyone's caps are on backwards and the churches are empty.


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Wednesday, 9 May 2018

Weep!


Wars in the Middle East.

Starvation in Africa.

Persecution in Russia.

Genocide in Asia.

Slavery everywhere.

Inequality and injustice.

Evil in the darkness.

Weep!


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Tuesday, 8 May 2018

David.


In the Psalms David describes his experience of God.

He echoes Moses in Psalm 145:

"The Lord is gracious and merciful,
slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love."  Psalm 145:8 (NRSV)

But, like Moses, David believed that God punishes the wicked.

"The Lord watches over all who love him,
but all the wicked he will destroy."  Psalm 145:20 (NRSV)

This is the expectation of Natural Justice which human beings have projected onto God.

But God does not destroy the wicked.

His mercy and forgiveness extend even to those we call evil.

For they also are sons and daughters of God.


[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, 7 May 2018

Aquarius and Scorpio.


It is important that we separate the influences of Aquarius and Scorpio.

The Aquarius Stellium* of February 1962 was thought by many to be the herald of the Age of Aquarius.

This stellium had Neptune at 13° Scorpio - the accursed degree of the accursed sign.

Neptune governs music and the rock music which was born in the early sixties was infected with covert Satanism.  Scorpio governs hidden things and evil influences.

But because this chart contained a stellium of planets in Aquarius rock music was associated with Aquarius.

Also the Uranus/Pluto conjunction which dominated the 1960s tended to confuse the influences of the two planets.  Uranus governs Aquarius and Pluto governs Scorpio.

Aquarius governs: astrology, homosexuality, freedom, altruism, technology, the future, the new, the original.....

Scorpio governs: secrets, death, violence, hate, evil, chaos, and sex.

Many of the negative manifestations of the Rock Era can be traced to Scorpio.

Rock music contains the influences of both Aquarius and Scorpio.

It is our task to separate these two influences.

And eliminate hate and evil from modern music forever.


*A stellium is a large group of planets in one sign.

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Sunday, 6 May 2018

Relative.


Rather than saying that what he says is relative.

We should say that he is a relative.

If God is our Father.

Then everyone is a relative.


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Saturday, 5 May 2018

Add Up.


In my experience anyone who thinks that because they are doing God's work in the world God will supply money to finance it is in serious trouble.

It has to add up.

God will not produce money out of mid-air to fund what we presume He wants us to do.

Even if we are doing what He wants us to do it still has to add up.

So don't imagine that the Church cannot go bankrupt.

With dwindling numbers and no new members the Church is in serious financial trouble.

It must be downsized.
Expensive properties must be sold.

Real estate must be rationalized.
Churches must be closed.

There will be a remnant.

But it still has to add up.


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Friday, 4 May 2018

God's Church.


Only about 5% of God's priests and ministers are involved in child sexual abuse.

A further 20% may be involved in inappropriate relationships with women or men.

But the sexual abuse scandals besmirch the whole of God's Church and even God Himself.

The fact that the hierarchy of the Church tried to protect the name of the Church rather than deal with sexual abuse according to the law is a secondary matter.

But the fact remains that 75% of priests and ministers are good, law abiding citizens.

It is unfair of society to condemn the whole of God's Church for the actions of a minority.

With the cry of Bring down the Patriarchy the Church is dying a slow death.

Churches are empty across the whole of the Western World.

But what will replace it?

If God tries to revive His Church you will say that it is a bankrupt institution.

Young people won't go near it.

So we are at the mercy of evil.

Corporate plutocrats enslave us.

Rock stars betray us.

Politicians ignore us.

The only answer is to make the public aware of the 75% of God's Church that is good.

And ask for the forgiveness of society. 


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Thursday, 3 May 2018

Gay Marriage.


The Uniting Church in Australia Standing Committee on Marriage and Same-Gender Relationships has recommended that the Church allow the celebration of same-sex marriages within the Uniting Church.

This decision was tempered by a recommendation that individual ministers and church councils can refuse on the grounds of personal conscience.

The rationale behind this decision is that although there are passages in the Bible that seem to condemn homosexuality these passages are disputed and alternate interpretations should be respected.

The Uniting Church is not a literalist Church.

We respect the diversity of sources of scripture and of scholarly interpretations.

Homosexuality was seen as a part of the diversity of God's good creation and was therefore not to be demonized.

The Report will be presented to the National Assembly in July.


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Wednesday, 2 May 2018

Lovers' Cottage.


On my daily walk I pass a weatherboard house surrounded by climbing roses, blossom trees, and fragrant jasmine.....

It has a green gable over its garden gate.

The garden is visited by all kinds of birds: turtledoves, pigeons, corellas, rainbow lorikeets.....

I have dubbed the house Lovers' Cottage because of the sheer abundance of God's Love that surrounds it.

It is a visible symbol of our Atonement.

Tuesday, 1 May 2018

The Way of the Heart.


The way is not the way of fanatical self-denial.

As if we were to place provisos on God's Love.

"'For John the Baptist has come eating no bread and drinking no wine, and you say, "He has a demon"; the Son of Man has come eating and drinking, and you say, "Look, a glutton and a drunkard. a friend of tax-collectors and sinners!"'" Luke 7:33,34 (NRSV)

But John the Baptist was not the Messiah.

The Messiah came eating and drinking.

In the same way the Bhagavad-Gita says:

"Great is the yogi who seeks to be with God,
Greater than those who mortify the body,
Greater than the learned,
Greater than the doers of good works."

"Give me your whole heart,
Love and adore me,
Worship me always,
Bow to me only,
And you shall find me."

Jesus said, "'Love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.'"  Matthew 22:37 (NRSV)

So do not listen to those who tell you that God requires extreme self-denial.

The way is the Way of the Heart.

"The Lord looks on the heart."  1 Samuel 16:7 (NRSV)

And "perfect love casts out fear."  1 John 4:18 (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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