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The Gifts of Experience

Past, Present and Future

The Gifts of Experience

Past, Present and Future

Message #31

Most people in the world, when reading the title for this article, would think that the writer was talking about what makes up their present lifetime. In other words these people are only cognizant of linear time. These people would not be inclined to be spiritual people because a spiritual person has a different understanding of the past, the present and the future. Spiritual people have an understanding that the past, the present and the future are all occurring at the same time. The Continuum is the descriptor that is used to denote the concept that the past, the present and the future are all occurring at the same time.

When the writer first read about the continuum in “The God Books” scribed by Celest and David, the writer had to exert a lot of effort in the attempt to get his head around the idea of the continuum. And some readers, after reading this article, may deduce that the writer still has a ways to go. So be it. But, I am still going to tackle this article in the attempt to help others to maybe better understand the concept of the continuum and some of the implications of the concept that maybe they hadn’t thought about before. I have mentioned in the past that I get “nudges” to start writing about many different subjects and in the latter part of February, very early in the morning, I got the nudge to write about the past, the present and the future.

For now let us just agree that the continuum is working for us as described in “The God Books.” The average person living at the present time, who believes that the previous statement is indeed true, still may not have a full understanding of how the continuum affects them. In other words, there is no apparent change in how this person goes about their daily life with or without the knowledge that the continuum exists. They just may accept that what was presented in “The God Books” was indeed fact because “The God Books” are just that; God’s words to all of us. God has taken the time and effort to write books through his scribes, Celest and David, to provide us an education that is not available from any other source in the world. And God did this because “God loves each and every one of us”.

First let us take the word “past”. Most people would think in terms of a year or two or maybe another time frame when they were younger and some may be even thinking about what occurred in their previous lifetime prior to this present lifetime. All of these thoughts are true, however somewhat limiting in scope if one forgets that the past would include all of the lifetimes that your Soul has designed, for its present personality (the reader) and for the multitude of all other personalities that your Soul may have chosen for experiencing life in the physical in the thousands of lifetimes that each Soul has experienced life in the physical. In other words, all lifetimes, everywhere that your Soul designed life plans for experiencing. And these lifetimes would be on the Earth Star planet and potentially on any planet in any of the Universes in the Cosmos. So, the past includes all experiencing whether one is incarnate in the physical or disincarnate while existing in a Nirvana type of setting.

But many would not consider what happened ten minutes prior to beginning to read this article as in the past, but it is. In fact what occurred twenty seconds ago is in the past. Now why is the writer so fixated on establishing the past? Because it is a demarcation point that is very important as to how we live our lives. Sound confusing? Yes it probably is. Unless one considers that when events occur that might not be the most optimum use of a person’s time in this lifetime, this demarcation point can be very significant. Remember what God has told us many times in “The God Books;” “Let the past stay in the past. Acknowledge that the event, thought or words spoken occurred; forgive yourself for any less than ideal occurrence and then let the past stay in the past.” And that means anything that would qualify as an event (action), thought or words spoken. Now don’t be naïve in thinking that this is surely an easy way to get out from under those actions, thoughts or words spoken. Since God has said that He is always with us at all times, He would know very well what your intent is at any time. So that would mean that it has to be a sincere effort, both in forgiving yourself and in letting the past stay in the past.

We see that the past covers a great amount of time so to speak. The present on the other hand is much shorter and I believe can best be described as living in the NOW. It is what we are doing or experiencing every nanosecond. So why is the writer going to spend any time on the present if it is so short in duration? Because what one does, thinks or says in the present can have an impact in the future for the individual. Now actions, thoughts and words have varying degrees of impact on the future. (We will use the word “actions” to include all actions, all thoughts and all words going forward in this article.) Deciding on what to have for breakfast is a thought but maybe not one that will have a great impact in the future, unless one decides to have a food that one is allergic to and then may suffer from such action in the very near future. So the writer just used the words “in the very near future”. So what does the writer believe constitutes the “future”? Yes, you guessed it; the next twenty seconds and beyond would be a good estimate. The “beyond” probably should be explained also. I believe that “beyond” includes that period of time right up to the time when the Soul joins The Creator after evolving as far as a Soul can. Now that is quite a long period of time indeed.

Some may now be wondering about some actions that could be taken in the present that would limit their options in the future because of such actions taken. And this may produce a negative feeling about such events. But the reader should also be thinking about all the actions that would expand the reader’s future that would include all kinds of great and pleasant experiences. It is all up to you. What you do in the present will either limit or expand your futures. So be cognizant of what you do at any time. Don’t be fearful; just keep in mind that what you do in the present will impact your future. So we can’t change the past but we can be cognizant of what we do to expand or limit our futures. Now I just said that we can’t change the past. And that is what I thought was the case for many years, but now I have gained some knowledge that relates to changing the past.

We know that one cannot go back into the past and change the action that was taken in the past. But I have learned that one can change the “outcome” of the action taken in the past by maybe making “amends” in the present. By that I mean taking an action in the present can change the outcome of an action taken in the past by adjusting the impact of that past action. A very simple example could be if one defrauded a business associate in the past and this business associate lost a great deal of capital. An action taken in the present might be for the person trying to make amends, to present to this business associate who was wronged in the past with a financial settlement that would make the past business associate whole again. Again this is a very simple example just to make a point. Correcting outcomes for actions taken in the past that a person wants to make amends for might be much more convoluted in complexity. It is only meant to give the reader an example of how actions taken in the past can be affected by an action taken in the present that changes the outcome of the past action.

One last thing concerning present actions that can affect your future is that the present actions may not affect your future in this present lifetime, but could have some effect on future lifetimes that your Soul will design. Now those people who are not “into” being a Spiritual person would just scoff at this scenario because they wouldn’t be concerned about future lifetimes since they don’t know the ramifications of the process of reincarnation. Reincarnation still works for the Souls of these people even if their personalities don’t believe in reincarnation. But Spiritual people will always be concerned about their future lifetimes that their Soul designs because each lifetime is but a very small, but a very important segment of the journey that their Soul has been on since the birth of their Soul so very long ago. Each lifetime adds the experiences that the Soul desires.

So we have talked about the past, the present and the future that make up the concept known as the continuum. But we should not leave the subject without mentioning that this phenomenon also produces another aspect that many people may not have thought about or be knowledgeable about. That aspect involves the ability of any personality, that is experiencing a present physical lifetime, to “connect” with all of their past, present and future selves during this lifetime. This ability may be muted or not in apparent existence because of the limited level of spiritual evolvement of the individual. I also believe that there are those personalities who do have a fair ability to “tap” into this source and “find” some answers to questions that they may have. I believe it is a matter of evolvement and training by the individual to develop this ability to utilize this knowledge base.

That being said I believe that everyone has on occasion had information come to them from their past selves, they just are not aware of where the information came from. They more than likely just thought that they had an inspiration that produced the knowledge and didn’t really give it another thought as to where the inspiration came from. I believe that this is the explanation for some of the nudges that the writer gets from time to time. This article may be the result of such an occurrence. Remember in the first paragraph, I mentioned the “nudge” that I got and how this article came into being. A lot of the writing in this article came from somewhere in my present memories but also some of it came from “somewhere else”. Some readers may be thinking that the guides and teachers that work with the writer on a day by day basis are the ones that planted the knowledge into the writer’s consciousness. And I do believe that this happens frequently, but I know that my past selves do implant information from the past into my consciousness also, and on a frequent basis.

Some readers also may be saying at this time that the Soul is also responsible for the messages that it passes along to the consciousness of the individual. So where do you think Soul gets the knowledge from? From its experiences accumulated from past lifetimes that its personalities experienced during lifetimes that the Soul designed for its personalities to experience. That is my belief and I don’t want to imply that this belief is the definitive answer for all readers; it is only my belief. Every reader has the ability to come up with their own beliefs that will also be theirs alone and not necessarily for others.

We have read in “The God Books” that a Soul will many times use the same personality lifetime after lifetime to further enhance the abilities of an individual. This is likely most noticeable in the very young people who have very advanced abilities at their very young ages. The musical prodigies, the brilliant scholars and theoretical thinkers of the recent past and the present are examples of this scenario. Some of these individuals may be aware of where their abilities are rooted, but my guess is that this may not be a common occurrence. But it really doesn’t make any difference because the Soul knows just how such activity comes about. Inspirations, ideas and even dreams, I believe, can be an example of getting information from our past selves.

Some may be wondering why the writer didn’t add the future selves in the previous sentence. Well I haven’t quite got the inspiration of how that works yet, if in fact the personality can get “knowledge” from the future. The most likely way would be through the gift that came from The Creator and God regarding “intuition”. The best definition of intuition that I can give would be that “nudge” that you get that prompts you to rethink the action that you are contemplating taking. Remember what I said early on in this article that the future also includes the next twenty seconds. Well that may be most appropriate in the context of intuition. When listening to your intuition you have the ability to decide not to take the action that intuition is nudging you about. So then within this scenario one could say that one got information from a “future self” to forego an action that would be taken in the present. Make sense? It does to me because the words in this paragraph just “came” to me from somewhere because I had no idea that the words above would appear on the screen as I started to write this article. Sound strange? I believe it shouldn’t be strange to the reader because I also believe that each of us has the same ability to do just that. I have learned that I must always trust what comes to me when I write. The longer I write and trust what comes to me, the more thoughts just seem to come to me. You all can do the same thing if you want to. You just have to trust yourself.

There is also the situation where we may be getting a message from our future self when we get the idea (nudge from your future self?) to look for a new job and maybe move across the country to take advantage of a new opportunity for ourselves and our family. This may very well be how we can get vital information from a future self. In other words we listen to our future self (but maybe not consciously) to take an action in the present which will provide us with options in the future that can be very beneficial to us. Hopefully this article can cause the reader to think about something that they never thought about before and maybe even have another idea about how the past, the present and the future work together as one.

Due to constraints that limit the length of this article, I am not going to delve into the concept that we all have other parallel lives that our Soul is experiencing at the present time. And when one magnifies that concept to include the past, present and future of each of these parallel lives one would literally have a very large tome to write much less just an article. Such an article just touching on the subject would be a subject for a future article that may require a significant future “nudge” to write because right now I have absolutely no idea how to organize and write such an article.

Life at the present time is extremely wonderful and the more you use the gifts that The Creator and God have given you, the greater will be the experience. Yes, there are times when we wish that we didn’t have to be present to observe what is going on in the world, but remember, you made a contract with God to be here and to be an observer of the actions of humanity during this lifetime. You have the ability to be the observer and also to accomplish your purpose for this lifetime.

Until next time, Dave

The Gifts of Experience /


The God Books – An 8 Volume series of books “dictated by God” to His scribes Celest and David. Within these 8 books are Gods messages/reminders to humanity. These “Gods” books have been “intentionally” unedited. We sincerely believe that 75% of humanity can benefit from having access to the information contained within these books. So please help us help others by spreading the word about these books. We learned long ago we can not, nor should we, do it all ourselves so we are asking for everyone’s help. And, Thank you!

Before we all incarnated here on Earth this time around God reminded us all that He would be sharing timely information “in this lifetime” that IS “relative” to this and all lifetimes. “PROMISES MADE – PROMISES KEPT.”

Salude, Celestial and David



I said… She said… and then They said…

The Gifts of Experience

Message #30

I said… She said… and then They said…

…and all who were there understood every concept and every word of what was said because we were all of like minds.  We didn’t have to think that there could be someone present who would think our beliefs as strange and off the wall.  We didn’t have to wonder if there were some there who were religious;we didn’t have to contend with those who might express the opinion that we all were going to hell for our beliefs.  We could be just ourselves and talk about anything and everything Spiritual.  What a wonderfully free and involved discussion the seven of us had in Yakima, Washington.  This was the first time that many had even met each other in person.  The only contact previously was participation on the conference call Gatherings that have been held almost every other Friday during the past twelve months.

This first everin person physical Gathering of seven of the conference call group participants was held in mid-September.  We had participants from Idaho, Washington, Texas, Wisconsin and New York.We had a variety of talents among the group that came to the In Person Gathering.  Even with the variety of abilities it was also true that at times we were the teachers and at other times we were the students.

We took a number of pictures during the event and the amount of orbs that showed up on the pictures confirmed to all present that we had a lot of other company during the two days total that we spent together.  It is at times like this that you speculate that there may be many more entities and beings also participating, it’s just that we don’t have the ability to see them.

 I have written a number of times in the past about the conference call method of like-minded people Gathering on phone calls.  Celest and David have mentioned many times that this is a great way for people to get together and meet on a call.  I wrote that the conference calls are a way to meet without having to spend travel time and expense to talk to others who are wanting to have a dialog with others who believe the same way they do.  I further wrote that as time passes those who become friends on the calls may wish to sometime in the future get together in person to further the growing friendships that they have established on the calls.  Well the first In Person Gathering happened in September and the seven of us will never be the same.

My wife and I have traveled the last five years to the Pacific Northwest to visit our son who lives in the area.  Last year we met with three people individually at locations near their homes.  This year I happen to mention that wouldn’t it be great if a few of us could meet at a convenient location and the answer was a resounding YES!  So that started the ball rolling.  Cyndi and I gave three of the participants a window where we could break away from our son’s family to attend an In Person Gathering.  A location was picked out that was convenient to the five of us.  We mentioned the potential dates and location to others and over time two others from the Midwest and the East decided to join.  We ended up with seven of us meeting in Yakima.  There were others of those who participate on the calls who would have liked to attend but had conflicts of one sort or another and could not attend.

Toward the end of the In Person Gathering all who were there said that we had to make this an annual event.  We talked about moving the meeting place to a more centralized location.  We would plan to announce the next In Person Gathering with enough advance notice so others would have a longer time span to make arrangements to plan to attend.  We also mentioned that it would be nice to have more time together than just the one full day and two half days that we were able to do for this first In Person Gathering.  We will just have to strike a balance of time for travel and meeting together that will meet the needs of most of the participants on the conference calls.

Now will this future In Person Gathering be restricted to those who are presently participants on the conference calls?  No!However that may be the case if no other like-minded people decide it is time to get off the fence and join in on the conference call Gatherings.  The present participants are waiting for others to join and we would welcome any like-minded people who visit the Awakened Hearts website and have some knowledge of what is contained in the God Book series.Having a familiarity of information contained in Blue Star Transmissions and maybe the Matthew Book series will also allow a person to follow the dialog that takes place on the conference calls.

It is true that the present group meets at times that may not be convenient for those who are employed in positions that would not allow participation due to the timing of the conference calls.  Presently the group meets on a conference call every two weeks at 1 PM Eastern, 12 noon Central, 11 AM Mountain and 10 AM Pacific Time zones.  Or in other words four different time zones, smack dab in the middle of the day.  Not convenient for most people who work or have very active lives during the middle of the day.

Therefore we are in the process of establishing another conference call group that will meet in the evenings. This new group will meet on a conference call in the early evening time period and will be scheduled during the off week from the group mentioned in the previous paragraph.  At the present time it looks like the group will meet on Thursday and the time envelop for the calls will be established to facilitate participation for those living in the Eastern and Central time zones.  HOWEVER, this does not mean that others in other time zones cannot participate on the calls; it just means that the person who has agreed to be the moderator presently lives in the Central time zone.  As the conference call Gathering groups expand, there will always be flexibility for more conference call groups in other time zones.  Also if there are those who have not participated in any of the calls and have a few people of like mind and they would like to have assistance in setting up a calling group of their own, we will gladly share any information that we have to assist you in this endeavor.  Just email the writer at the contact information located on Awakened Hearts website.

Now why would we suggest that a potential participant have knowledge of “The God Books,” Blue Star Transmission and even the Matthew Book series?  This might strike many that we are being exclusionary in our concept of Gathering.  We do not wish to exclude anyone from participation; it is just that we have found that people who are familiar with these sources of information have the ability to participate on the calls easier.  We have participants who talk frequently on most subjects that come up on the calls and we have had many who participated on the calls for a number of calls without making any comments at all.  And that is okay.  After a time when they felt more comfortable they were able to give some input to the rest of the group.  And the beautiful part of this scenario is that the group needed to hear their input.  It made a difference to the rest of the group.  We like to say that at times we are the student and at other times we are the teacher.

Do we have a set agenda for the calls?  No!  We have found that a very important feature of the calls is spontaneity of the subjects that are discussed.  You never know what will be discussed when you enterthe conference call Gathering.  But rest assured, it will be something that you will find that you somehow needed to hear and that is the beauty of the conference call Gatherings.  We never know ahead of time which participants will be on the call or what topics they will offer to the group.There are times that Celest and David join in on the call after it has begun to give the group a message or impart valuable information that the group needs to hear.  They don’t join in on every call but often enough so that most participants don’t like to miss a call.  Even when Celest and David aren’t on the calls, the group has a dynamic of its own that gives information to each other that we all needed to hear.  It is like Celest and David have said in the past, we all have to have the strength to stand on our own and not have our hands held at all times.  We have this ability and it shows on the conference call Gatherings when they don’t participate.

When we were concluding the Gathering in Yakima, I asked the participants to send me a paragraph to insert into this article if they wished to.  I felt it was important to give the readers of this article a view point from someone other than me as to how some felt about the Gathering in Yakima.  So here are their unedited responses.  Names and locations have been removed only.

First response:

What can I say about our trip that we took to Yakima other than it was so marvelous to finally meet up with some of the peoples that we have conversed with over the years?  Truly,________ and I have spoken for quite a few years so really was so great to meet her in person. It is so hard to describe how it feels to grow up in a huge family and not feel a part of it, cannot talk to anyone about this spiritual family, really, and then meet up with like-minded/hearted peoples and spend a couple of days with them and it feels like I truly left my real family there in Yakima. I have missed everyone greatly after coming home here to my birth family.  I will treasure the time spent with everyone. ____and_____, thank you so much for making this happen for all of us and your generosity.  So grateful to have had a comfortable room to talk, laugh, dine, and do the work.  Fantastic Push movement and going over the latest Master message little by little. _____, thank you for leading us in a brief ceremony and sharing my room with me.  I could listen to your stories day and night!  Let us all do this again with more peoples!!!  Blessings, __________


Second response:

It’s been awhile since I got back but I still have good memories and feelings from our gathering.
First it was great just to see everyone, some of whom I had, until then, only talked with on the phone.  Sharing the space with all of our friends was comfortable, relaxing, joyous and really heartfelt for me.  I felt like I was reconnecting with parts of myself through everyone else.  I also connected with everybody really quickly and easily. The feeling of being inspired, hopeful and grateful all at the same time continues to come back me through the group calls.  Words seem inadequate at this moment.  I feel like something has shifted inside of myself in a way I don’t yet understand.  Whew!!  It was great I am grateful for so much, the two ____  and all of my fellow gatherers and the God books and Bluestar, I am blessed.___________


Third response:

I understand everyone has been in my thoughts and love also. We are so blessed thanks everyone for bring in my life once again. Much luv to all.__________


Fourth response:

Arrived in __, spent the night with my daughter, & have driven to __ where I’ll spend a few days.

It was great being with you all, mind-sharing, connecting heart to heart, knowing that we are co-creating our world._____________


Fifth response:


Not a day goes by that I am not thankful for our group time together. I am so glad I followed the inner promptings to change my plans and get a flight to Yakima. I enjoyed every minute and loved to hear each ones stories. When in a group of like-minded individuals there is joy and happiness being felt. I guess they would be called heart felt connections. I feel like the luckiest person to be able to be in the group presence,  eating such wholesome foods, laughing, and talking of our dreams for the world, going over article Celest and David wrote and the 7 person push was incredibly powerful.  ______________


As the reader can see, all who were there greatly enjoyed their experience.  It is now time to end this article, but let me leave you with this message.  “We all want you, the reader, to have the same experience that all who attended the Yakima Gathering had and who will continue to have during future conference call Gatherings”.  Please join us on a conference call in the future.

Until next time, Dave

Dave can be reached at –

The Gifts of Experience /



Why GO To Earth?

The Gifts of Experience

Message #29


(Note: Dave, the author of these postings and his wife Cyndi are also active participants in “The Gatherings.

They are also contributing a message they received from God for the next “God BOOK” #8, “Avatars in the Valley of the Ancients” which is almost finished.

You can find their contact information on “The Gatherings contact Information” page of this website. We encourage each of you to send them an email and everyone else as well on “The Gatherings” contact list and INTRODUCE YOURSELF. Salude, Celest and David)


Strange question and a strange title for an article isn’t it.  But that may very well be the question that the Souls of my wife and I had to consider before our present incarnations on the Earth Star planet.  How do I know that?  Well in Blue Star’s transmission that was published on Awakened Hearts website on August 25, 2016, Blue Star made a disclosure of sorts.  In the last paragraph Blue Star mentioned the Texas GATHERERS who made a trip to visit with other Gatherers in the Pacific Northwest.  Blue Star used the phrase, “…each of yourselves for being a true human being, although you each originated on other planets”.  That type of statement certainly does get one’s attention.

A number of years ago when my wife and I began reading the God Books and found references to different origins for persons presently living on Earth, we mused about where we might fit into the equation.  Were we Earth Seeds, Star Seeds, Walk-Ins, Born-Ins or just what were we?  We wondered also if we should make an attempt to find out our origins; you know go to some person who could take us back through our many incarnations to see “where we came from”.  We made the decision to just table that idea because we felt if our Souls wanted us to know then we would be told in some fashion.  And until that time frame appeared, we would not spend any more time asking ourselves the question.  I guess it would appear that we got a partial answer on August 25th in Blue Star’s Transmission without going to an earth bound person to provide the information.  Our Souls may have decided that we did need to know that we originated from a planet other than Earth.  (I would speculate that the majority of the persons reading this article also originated on a planet other than the Earth Star planet.)

Even though we have a portion of an answer to the question of where we came from, the knowledge has not changed anything about how we consider ourselves or how we continue to conduct our daily lives.  So to me this means that it doesn’t make any difference where you come from; you still have to conduct your lives in the best fashion that you can.  This knowledge is the very same as letting go of those events that have occurred in the past.  Let the past stay in the past and then make a commitment to conduct your life in the best way possible going forward into the future.  So with that said let us try to answer the question posed in the title of this article.

The first thought for an answer that came to me is:  “Why Not”?  I have read in the God Books that the Earth Star planet is the most beautiful planet in the Cosmos.  When one sees different pictures, or movie scenes or videos made from above the Earth, Earth is truly a sight to behold.  And the people making comments that accompany these types of media also express their awe of the sight of Earth from space.  Now I am not a world traveler but I did spend time in the early 60’s in the Navy and traveled to the Mediterranean Sea on cruises aboard an aircraft carrier.  The ship stopped in many ports and I took tours to see various sites.  I also had positions with companies that required me to travel to Western Europe, North Africa and Central and South America.  Everywhere I traveled, the varied landscapes were just a wonder to behold.  It was only where humanity had made its indelible mark on the landscape that the landscape was changed to something that was diminished in beauty.

I have traveled to a majority of the states and have always found the landscapes to be spectacular, even those that some might not think of as beautiful.  But when you look closely and see how the existing vegetation is working hard to grow and stay alive in the countryside of places like West Texas, it is still a thing of beauty.  And this has been going on in these locals for a long time.  And then you also have the landscapes that mankind has greatly changed by the harvesting of a lot of what grew in that area and this action has changed the landscape in this region forever.  Sometimes Terra can adapt to the actions that mankind has committed and sometimes the actions are to the detriment of Terra.

I try to thank Terra every day for all that Terra has given to mankind that day.  Regardless of where you buy or acquire what everyone uses on a daily basis, Terra is the one who has supplied the raw materials to produce whatever is used by mankind.  So I think that it would be a good thing from time to time for everyone to thank Terra for all Terra has provided.  Because Terra is the one who supplied it all to us; it didn’t come from outer space.  Maybe you might think that thanking Terra every day is a little much.  So let us look at a hypothetical scenario this way.  Let’s say you thank Terra every day for all that Terra has provided to you and your family.  But then one day someone says to Terra, “I can’t thank you today because I am much too busy”.  What do you think your reaction would be if Terra then said to you, “that is okay because I too am too busy cleaning up the messes you, humanity, have made to my body, so I’ll just skip providing you what you need this day”.

Now, wouldn’t that be truly a “WAKE UP” call.  It would scare the pants off of you wouldn’t it.  I would venture to say that Terra skipping “one day” would create a really large problem for the world.  Without thinking too much about it one might think that just one day would not be so bad.  Okay, one day without water added to a day without reflective heat from the Sun (keep in mind that Terra’s atmosphere cancels out a lot of harmful rays from the Sun), would cause a very large problem that might take a whole lot longer than a day to correct.  And that is only the first thought that came to mind and I am sure there is other just as pronounced consequences if Terra “took a day off” from all that Terra does for us.

Terra taking a day off is not a good thing at all if the hypothetical scenario that I described truly is a probability.  Is this the writer’s fantasy or could it really happen?  I don’t know if anyone could truly say with a great degree of accuracy that it could not.  The world might never recover.  So why take a chance and just make a sincere statement that you thank Terra for all Terra has provided to mankind this day.  Now I am pretty sure that there are some readers that are thinking that the writer is really being way too melodramatic today.  But have you ever really thought before about how much Terra does for us each and every day?  Yea that’s what I thought!!

So getting back from hypothetical land, Terra has never taken a day off and wouldn’t because Terra’s love for all of mankind is as consistent as the Sun rising in the East and setting in the West.  Terra knows every Soul that has ever incarnated on her surface better than the personality of the Soul even knows about itself.  Terra has watched an individual Soul reincarnate over and over multiple times and many times has sadly watched the personality make the same mistakes that have affected Terra’s body.  I have read that personalities most often take the same body shape and temperament and have gravitated to the same type of employment for their life’s work in consecutive lifetimes.  As this occurs over and over, Terra can only wait and hope that the next lifetime will be different.

Then again I am sure that Terra has greatly rejoiced when a personality on a subsequent incarnation has changed its impact on the planet because it followed a nudge that made the personality awake and take notice of the harm that had taken place to Terra’s body.  The present personality is unconsciously correcting the damage that the preceding personalities had done.  Can you imagine the feeling that Terra must have to see humanity waking up and taking stock of the devastation that has occurred throughout the life of the Earth Star planet; then see humanity taking corrective measures to undo the harm that was done in the past?  For a moment think about the news stories that reflect how protests by various groups have given the public an education of the environmental problems for various areas.  And then on the other side also remember how some in the media and others have tried to label these people as being crazy and that there is no such problem.

Well I believe the environmental problems are real and will become more evident even to the detractors as the earth changes become more severe in nature to correct the environmental problems.  When will the earth changes start some may ask?  Those asking this kind of question must not be aware that earth changes are occurring all around us and these changes are accelerating.  Some may also be asking why Terra would have to take the actions that are evident in the earth changes.  It is so Terra can rid Herself of the pockets of negativity that have accumulated over time.

At the present time we are seeing many changes in the weather patterns that have been occurring.  What changes some may be asking.  Well there are no predictable weather patterns anymore it seems.  We have a website that we scan daily to see what the forecast is and the site includes a ten day forecast.  This ten day forecast is pretty useless to count on the weather beyond the next day or two because it very seldom is correct for anything further out than two days.  The weather is also changing in many places where it is hotter during the day, unseasonable so, and colder at night in those same locals.

There will be more changes to come and one may ask what we can do about it.  One thing is to be prepared for those times when services may be interrupted and we can’t obtain all the necessities that we may need for the short term.  The other is to be prepared to help those who may need our assistance when a major earth change occurs.  So what can one do when these major changes occur far from us, like half way around the planet?  Well we can use our Power of Thought to send out Light, Love and Healing Energy to those who are suffering from the effects of the earth changes.  Now, are we interfering with the Soul Contracts of the people suffering?  We could be if we don’t also put a caveat into our thoughts that we only want to help to the extent of moderating the effects of the earth change.  Our intent should be to work with the Universe to help others.

We can be of assistance because we have the ability to help others with our thoughts.  And that is the reason I believe that the Souls of my wife and I chose to come to the Earth Star planet.  Our Souls were either asked by God to be present or our Souls asked God that we be present during this incarnation that we are experiencing at the present time.  Either way, we are here and we thank God that we have the ability to help others through our efforts to make a difference.

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Light and Love

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Message #28

Light and Love

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Recently I have read where there may be some incorrect usage of the two words in the title of this article.  That could occur when people use third dimension logic to come up with the understanding that some people have.  So maybe we should not use such logic but instead look within to determine what the correct usage of the words is for us.  Writing such an article on a subject like this may be foolhardy for the writer but this is the nudge that I got some time ago before dropping off to sleep.  Before I could get to sleep, I had to get up and write myself a note to start writing this article.  So here we are.

Now I have a little hesitation in laying out what my beliefs are but then the readers can see if they have the same idea or maybe they will deduce that I am 100% off base.  Either way the writer and the reader will have thought about how they each interpret the two words.

The understanding that I have is that Light and Love go hand in hand but they are not the same.  I think many people may believe that the terms are interchangeable and that used to be my understanding also.  Then when I read that humans don’t have a correct understanding of the two words I began to re-evaluate what my understanding is and if it needed to be changed.

Let us take Light first and see where we may be going.  As people grow in their knowledge through reading and remembering what they may have forgotten since incarnating, they have been just living life and experiencing.  And as they go about living a spiritual life they evolve to higher and higher levels of spirituality.  And many people believe that Light is the quality that more evolved personalities have in abundance.  It is also believed that the “more evolved people” may be those who are able to ascertain such things as another person’s aura and can see the large amounts of Light that are emitted from such a person.

However I don’t think that we should judge how “evolved” a person is, just that we should only be concerned with our own evolvement.  I believe everyone has some quantity of Light even those who would be considered as being “children of the lessor god”.  These individuals may only have a small spark left and would have to make a very drastic change in their behavior to increase their Light.  God has said in the God Books that it is possible for such individuals to do so, but only a few do make the change.

I believe that the Light that each of us possesses from time to time will be used as a tool to influence others that we come in contact with.  That doesn’t mean that we do such action consciously but that our Light is always present and others will unconsciously be impacted by our Light.  Now if the other person is of the Light also, it will be a pleasant unconscious experience for them and us.  However if the other person is not of the Light they may have an adverse reaction to us and will not know why they do.  So as we ride public conveyances or walk down busy sidewalks or drive on the interstate, we are spreading our Light to all we meet.  Will we run out of Light?  Not a chance!!  I believe that the level of Light each of us possesses stays constant no matter how much Light we send out on a daily basis.  We only reduce our Light when we take any action, speak any words or have any thoughts that will cause us to devolve.  We can however increase the amount of our Light by just living a good life in a spiritual manner.

The Luminescents and the Creator emit such gigantic quantities of Light that very few beings are able to be in the same area with these entities unless these divine beings “tone down” their light for short periods of time.  I have never had such an experience in physical form that I know of, but my understanding is that such occurrences can happen when we are discarnate and back in Nirvana.

There are occasions where Light has produced magnificent results such as that event that started seventy some years ago when the God of this Universe received a request for help from Terra.  God sent out an “all hands on deck” request to the Cosmos for help and ALL sent massive amounts of Light to Terra on a continuing basis.  This ongoing receipt of Light has proceeded to help Terra to stabilize her orbit and help Terra to deal with the vast amounts of dark energies that abound on this planet.  In doing so Terra was able to leave the third dimension and begin the journey through the fourth dimension and on to the fifth dimension.

This is an event that not many inhabitants of Earth know about because they are ignorant of the fact.  Now labeling someone as ignorant is not really as bad as we make it sound because the term just means that a person doesn’t know a particular fact that is available for knowing.  And so someone is either ignorant or stupid depending on their individual knowledge.  Being ignorant is really not that bad because it only means a person just does not know about something and this may or may not be a serious situation.  However being stupid is when a person does know a valid fact and does not utilize this knowledge or chooses to ignore the knowledge for whatever reason.  Ignoring a nudge from a personality’s Soul to take the road less traveled and begin down the path to awakening and becoming a spiritual person, might be considered an act of stupidity.

Now I believe Love is a feeling that comes from the heart.  Love is what a Soul feels for any other Soul in the Cosmos.  And by this I mean any Soul whether they are animal, plant or mineral.  There are personalities and their Souls who do feel just like that and they are truly blessed to do this on the personality level.  However there are many more personalities who limit their definition of love to love for family and close friends and that is it.  And while that is surely good to love like this, these persons are missing out on a great opportunity to expand their horizons.  I used to be something like this and then many years ago I seemed to change and I now look consciously for those occasions to love others.

Even though my wife and I raised two children, who are now in their forties with families of their own, I only enjoyed being around other children when the children were those of family or friends.  That changed the day I was waiting to see my oncologist at the cancer center that I use to go to for periodic testing.  We were in a seating area waiting for our appointment along with other folks who were doing the same.  A little girl about two years old came up to me as I sat reading a book and just touched my arm.  I smiled and said hello to her and she smiled and went back to her mother and grandmother who were telling her not to bother me.  A little while later she came back and again touched my arm and then raised her arms up to me so I could pick her up.  I picked her up and she hugged me around the neck and then just slid off my lap and went back to her mother and grandmother.

The mother and grandmother were astounded at her action and said that the little girl had never done anything like that before.  I was overwhelmed with the wonder of the little girl’s actions and how was it that she could have performed such a nice action with someone that she definitely did not know.  To me it appeared to be an act of Love.  I now believe that the little girl was unafraid of expressing Love to someone because maybe the little girl’s Soul had recognized my Soul at the Soul level.  On a Soul level she and I may have known each other in past lives and she just wanted to comfort me in some way.  And being as young as she was at the time, she didn’t have the programming about not “talking to strangers” that an older child would have.

Now the example I just gave is truly an occurrence that actually happened.  And maybe this example should point out to us that there are many Souls that we meet in our everyday lives that we experience an instant recognition with even if it is just in passing at an airport or along a busy sidewalk.  Now think back to the many times you have had such an “instant recognition” occurrence.  Were these people all the same race or same gender as you are?  Were they of the same economic status as you are?  Were they all the same religion or spiritual belief that you have?  No, I don’t think that would always be the case.  So think a little bit deeper on this subject, could that have been a person that you shared a love with and I don’t mean romantic love.  If that is a possibility, then we potentially have “loves” all over the world.

Some may now be saying that the writer is really stretching this a bit too far because the reader may not have traveled outside of the country that the reader now lives in.  Guess what?  How about all of the thousands of lifetimes that you potentially have lived on the Earth Star planet?  Could those “loves” have occurred then and you are now maybe just starting to understand how these chance meetings (instant momentary recognitions) really do occur.  Isn’t that a wonderful thought?  We have potentially thousands of recognition “loves” all over the world.

So now I ask the question, “Why can’t we love everyone?”  Just add each of these new “loves” to the ever expanding list of those that our Soul has loved over the thousands of lives we have lived.  Wouldn’t it be nice to rid humanity of all the descriptors and criteria that we have been programmed with all our lives as to whom we should love and who we should not love?  Let us get rid of these programmed criteria and be free to love all personalities.  How do we go about doing that?  Use your POWER OF THOUGHT.  Put the thought out to the Universe that you want to be free to love whoever you want without having to bend to society’s dictates.  And yes, you can include even romantic love to this equation if that is what you desire.  Forget about society and be yourself.  Better yet you should be your Golden Self.

There may be people who have a difficult time expressing love for anybody, yet they do exhibit the ability to love when they dote on their favorite pet or animal.  Some people just are that way and it would appear that they don’t have the capacity to love anything more.  But we must not judge because we and they also, do not know what is contained in the Life Plan (Soul Contract) that they are experiencing during this lifetime.  Everyone is on a different path and some may only want to experience loving animals because their Soul wanted that experience during this lifetime.  And there may be some people who could be speculating as to why that would be.  But that is just foolhardy because it is virtually none of anybody’s business why people act the way they do, is it?

There may be many who believe that Love is limited to only the type of love that I call romantic love.  And yes romantic love is a part of the definition of love but it is certainly only a minor part.  Jesus said, “Love one another as I have loved you”, and this is the stance that we all should take in our lives.  Now Jesus did not restrict that statement that He made to only those who were like Him in skin color or religious belief or lived in the same country.  The statement that Jesus made was an unrestricted statement!  Why can’t we take the same position and not restrict our Love only to certain others.  It is not like there is a limited amount of Love that each of us has to send out to others.  I believe that there is an UNLIMITED amount of Love that is available to each and every one of us and that we can send this Love out to others all over the world regardless where that may be.

If some may have a hesitation about using their thoughts to send out Love to everyone in the world, maybe just sending out Love to all the children in the world would be a good way to start.  How intimidating would that be?  Small children are just so cute and the look in their eyes of wonder is a special event to behold.  Just visualize seeing those innocent eyes looking back at you as you send Love to each of them regardless where in the world they are living.  Then visualize the soft smile that they give to you just as the little girl did at the cancer center where I had the experience that I related earlier in this article. If you are like me that thought brings a smile to me every time that I send out Love to all the children.

Then as time goes on one can expand that statement of Love to all the children which would include all those that God talks about in His books when He refers to all of us as His Children.  Think about how this practice might be the way for all people in the world to change how they feel about all others in the world.  And that is just what we need for all of humanity to begin caring about all others in the world.  Use your Power of Thought to send a petition to the Universe that the Golden White Light will seek out those in humanity in all parts of the world who are ready to awaken.  And as these individuals awaken they will lead lives that allow others to observe their actions and inquire of these people how they made themselves into such better individuals.  Then these awakened persons can give to others who are inquiring, the information that may cause the Golden White Light to be effective on these people as well.  Then we shall see a snowballing effect begin and in time we will have the world that all of us desire.

Hopefully in the near future there will be no more time for wars or civil conflicts or political turmoil.  How long for this to occur?  Well it won’t begin to happen without your efforts to make it so.  So send out your Love to all others in the world and use your Power of Thought to make it happen.  You do have this POWER that God has told us many times that we have, so use it.

Until next time, Dave aka Phil


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Earth Changes and Humanity Changes

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Earth Changes and Humanity Changes

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We have read in various sources that there will be Earth changes of undescribed severity because Terra needs to rid herself of negativity that has built up in different locals.  You can have your pick of how severe the changes will be from differing weather patterns that cause problems in certain locations to earthquakes and erupting volcanoes in other locations and maybe even land masses rising in some areas and falling in other areas.  No one knows where the changes will be.  I would guess that there are those who could make a guesstimate of the locations but I believe it would only be a lucky guess at best.

We have also read about changes that are occurring where humanity is acting out in very different ways; at least much different than that observed in the past.  These changes were also mentioned in various sources and the changes may be occurring because of the increasing amount of Light that is being beamed at the Earth.  Basically the shadow riders and the dark get agitated because they don’t like the Light and the large amount of Light is giving them problems.  Again, as in the earth changes you can speculate on how severe the acting out will be and in what form it will take place.

We have seen in America that the political environment has greatly changed with the new administration coming into power in January, 2017.  We view the various events that have occurred and we get much of the information from the newscasts, stories on the internet and the newspapers of the world.  Again, as we see in the earth changes, we don’t really know all of the details because for hundreds of years the media that we depend on to give us the true story has been controlled by the shadow riders.  So we really don’t know the TRUE story about anything that occurs.  Much of the media newscasts and the stories that are reported on the internet are meant to create fear and anxiety in us because that is what the shadow riders want to accomplish.  Even the horrific stories in the past about tsunamis and earthquakes in the Far East and other parts of the world were not told in truth according to those who have studied such occurrences and have found discrepancies in the reporting.

So how are we to approach these events and not become a victim of the false reporting and then how do we really understand what is going on regarding the Earth Star planet?  We must use our observation powers to record, for the lack of a better word, the various events without investing any personal energy into the equation.  This is not an easy thing to accomplish because this is the world we have to live in during this lifetime that we are experiencing.

And therein lays the crux of the matter.  We live in this world!  Another way to put it, we agreed to be here during this time period did we not?  I believe our Soul Contract with the God of this Universe specifically states that we will be here and we will do whatever we can to help humanity and the Earth Star planet heal herself in any way that we can.  That knowledge alone should make it a tad bit easier to make ourselves observe the events occurring on the planet at the present time without expending a great deal of personal energy in the process.  Again, this is not an easy thing to do.

Now back to the first two paragraphs of this article.  We have read that events in the future will become much more troublesome before they get better.  Let me repeat; changes will get much more troublesome before they get better.  Both earth changes and humanity changes will follow that scenario.  This is not the writer of this article saying this.  This information has come to us from sources where God has stated this.  Now I ask you the question.  “Did you believe that one tsunami and an earthquake in the Far East that destroyed a nuclear plant would be the extent of the earth changes?”  Or “did you believe that the political environment that we have experienced in the first few months of 2017 is the end of that and we will soon see everything come together and we can live happily ever after?”  No, upon further deliberation on these matters, many of us probably believe that these events may only be the beginning.  As a side note, there are those who believe that the events in Japan were also really more of a manmade event than that of Terra doing her thing.  Someday in the future the historians will write about the truths of what has really occurred on this planet over the last few hundred years or so and then we will finally have a disclosure for all to learn about.

So what do we do?  We must reach inside of ourselves and follow what our heart says that we must do.  We will have to observe the events that will take place in the future.  We must use all the weapons that we have in our possession to help alleviate the effects of all the events to the best of our ability.  That means for most of us, who are not in any great position of influence, that we must use the gift that the Creator and God gave to us and that is the Power of Thought.

We know that one can never predict where any event will occur from political turmoil to earth changes so we must be in readiness to act when the time comes.  I said act and not “go into fear” when the event occurs.  Of course an earthquake near us will initially scare the daylights out of anyone nearby, but after the initial surprise (Ha!) we must gather our wits and help those who may need help.  And this help does not just concern injuries but we must also work with those who are not awakened to let them learn about how this was foreseen.  We don’t want to convert them to being a spiritual person on the spot, just tell them enough to assuage their fears so that they can become an asset in helping others.

Later when things have quieted down and they ask for more information then we must use our intuition and discernment to determine if we should go ahead and give them enough basic information to answer their initial questions.  Don’t overload the questioner and don’t go into the scenario of attempting to defend your beliefs if they don’t believe you.  God has told us on many occasions that we should never follow that path of defending our beliefs.  We all have a “knowing” and that is “All That There Is”.  If someone wants to debate you, just walk away from them and go on to help those who truly want information because they have reached a grid line and feel the need to talk with you.  Place the event into your memory banks for future reference.

I know that there are readers of this article who are now saying that the writer always comes back to the idea of using our Power of Thought.  And some may be saying that they don’t think that this is enough.  I agree that it may not be enough to make the immediate change that we always like to see because we are not very patient at times.  Well actually, most of the time we are not patient.  But that is life on the Earth Star planet at this point in time.  Get used to it and do what you can for changes to be made for the long term.

Both earth changes and humanity changes will come, guaranteed.  So why are we so upset when these events do happen?  Again we let ourselves invest too much personal energy instead of just observing the event for what it is.  What is reported in the media may not be the actual reason behind the event.  And just because we don’t particularly like what has occurred, we do not have the knowledge to enable us to judge anyone who may or may not be reported as the cause of what has occurred.  We have read in the God Books that there are Souls who have incarnated as “Black Hats” for a very good reason.  Sometimes the Black Hats are not following the Soul Contract and are just utilizing their free expression.  That is something they will have to account for and then judge themselves when the time comes.  BUT, we must also remember that there are Souls who are incarnate at the present who are portraying a Black Hat so that the results of their activity will foster a change in humanity that is desperately needed.  These Black Hats are following the Soul Contract that the Soul made with God and whether we like their actions or not they are endeavoring to accomplish their mission.  Their mission may differ greatly from ours but it is a purpose just like we have a purpose that we hope to accomplish and which we also agreed to perform during this lifetime.

Now I believe that for most of us, we are constantly asking ourselves if we are doing enough or if there is something that we need to be doing every minute of the day and for some maybe even while they sleep.  And then we are reminded that God has mentioned many times in the God Books the expression that, “when you do nothing, you are doing everything”.  We recently had a conference call Gathering where this topic came up and I made some comments during that call.  I now wish to further comment after I have had more time to ponder the expression.  I may be going out on a limb here but that is what my heart says I must do.

I think that it is true that we all want to do whatever we can during this lifetime.  And I know for sure that I have felt this on numerous occasions and sometimes it seems that is all I think about.  There was an instance when I asked the question of Celest and David about what I could do to help.  I was thinking at the time that the help I could render would be physical work like helping somehow with all the tasks that they have to accomplish.  Their immediate answer was that I should write an article.  About what, I asked.  Anything that you want was the reply.  Furthermore they said they would post the article on their website.  Well we all know how that turned out.  This event occurred to one person who never had the slightest idea that he would be writing articles.  I don’t know why it turned out to be me but I guess the Soul that I represent knew and had inserted the activity into the life plan that I am now experiencing.

Now should everyone be writing articles?  I’m not sure that would be a practical thing for a great number of people to do.  Now the crazy thing is that I also wonder if I am doing enough at the present time because I see people who are helping a great many others with all kinds of spiritual activities that they have knowledge of and I don’t.  Should I endeavor to copy their activities and try to create some activity that I presently don’t know of?  I believe the answer to that question is no, I should do what I can and just admire all the others who are doing what they know how to do and just be appreciative of the fact that they can do all that they can do.  There are many such individuals that I know and some are part of the Gatherings Cyndi and I have been a part of.  We all have a purpose that we agreed to accomplish and should be satisfied that we are doing all that we can.

We are all doing everything every day just by thinking about the events that are taking place in the world.  And as the event is occurring we can also have thoughts of how we would want the event to be different in its context.  That thought of wanting the event to be different is doing something.  I believe that many of us believe that we must be doing something all the time that would be considered proactive and physical in nature from protesting in a gathering for some cause or working with others in a group to accomplish another different cause.  And maybe all of these events that we participate in are what we are to do, but I don’t know if that is required of all of us.  I believe we can also sit on the sidelines and send a thought that a protest or a gathering will be successful in its outcome and that is doing something even though we are not physically present and are doing nothing, so to speak.

But during those times that we are resting so that we can go another day, we are doing something because we are doing nothing.  It just appears to us that we are doing nothing.  I believe it is at these times when we view ourselves as doing nothing and may have a guilty feeling about it; that this may be a time that God may be referring to when He says that “to do nothing is to do everything”.  In others words TAKE A BREAK!  You will awaken tomorrow morning and begin your “doing something” when you have rested.

There is also another way to view the “doing nothing” times of our lives.  We are incarnate on the Earth Star planet which has been described by God as the “school house planet” for a really valid reason.  It is tough as nails to be here at times and especially during those times when events are occurring that we are loath to observe.  Among all the tasks that we are to accomplish during this lifetime, observing and recording these events is one of our prime tasks.  By recording I mean that the whole Universe and probably the whole Cosmos is getting a firsthand view of what we are observing.  To record something doesn’t necessarily mean that is has to written down.  Recall the expressions that once something is seen or heard, a person cannot un-see or un-hear it and hence whatever it was is recorded for all time.

Everyone reading this article should be giving themselves a modest pat on the back for even agreeing with God to be here.  You may have volunteered or God may have asked you to be here, but however you came to be here really doesn’t make the experiences any easier at times.  You are here and by sometimes doing “absolutely nothing” you are “doing everything” just because you are here on the Earth Star planet at this point in time.  You agreed to be here and during those times that you feel that you are doing nothing are the times that you are doing everything.  Congratulations!!

Until next time, Phil aka Dave

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