AN INTERPRETATION OF EMANUEL SWEDENBORG 1688 – 1772 by Marlene Daley

Reject blind faith and declare true faith to be an internal acknowledgement of the truth within. Even the most apparently trivial thought, when experienced from within, could hold a profound spiritual meaning, it is the presence of the spiritual sense which makes the Word divine. Faith alone justifies and it sets apart by time and distance, the works of the law. Charity cannot be conjoined with faith, since faith is from God, and charity, so far as it is expressed in works, is from man. But both must exist in unison in man, so that we may mirror in honor, the inner sanctum that God freely gives us. Both faith and charity are necessary for the evolution of salvation. One without the other separates us from our greatest truth. Faith alone cannot procure justification of truth, although it must be faith which results in obedience. The purpose of faith is to lead a person to a life according to truth. In faith we reveal God’s Love for each and every spark from the Divine, but it is in the expression of our love for God that charity becomes the product of faith and eternity is secured.  Faith by itself, if it is not complemented by action, is dead and produces nothing that is relevant to God.  Charity reflects the love of God and in itself produces the continuum of life’s evolution. The trinity of faith, hope, and love are the foundation for our existence. Charity is the link that binds

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EVERYTHING IS EVERYTHING IN HARMONY – Henri Almanzar

Balance is an evolutionary step. Where does one go to take the first step towards balance? The answer is …. Right here! – The place where desire and ego collide. The place where your inner turmoil is recognized for what it is ….. Illusion! No matter how real it feels to the ego … the spirit knows that it is a response to an illusionary penetration into human psyche. So the primary step to balance is to accept your spiritual nature, the inner voice which speaks from the core that supersedes the turmoil of the thought process. It’s that inner sanctum of thoughtlessness, where what is understood is that life exists and persists with or without you. Therefore, your thoughts are no more than you are at any given time when your focus is on them. The inner sanctum of thoughtlessness is neither perception nor a particular state of being; it is the existence of a life force that courses through you without your need to attend to it … for it is what it is… and has always been, in order to be what it will become. To achieve that understanding takes making the step in evolutionary thought, to become aware that the conduit through which energy flows is pulsating through you. It does not take blind faith, it just requires letting go as the experience passes through you and giving up the power to that which is greater than you.  This trust is not an action that needs

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TRANSITIONING TO COSMIC REALITY

I’ve become a sucker for any plausible rationale or understanding of what permeates globally in the mindset of our leaders and the average man, in brutality, violence, death and many untold injustices meted out to fellow humans? How can the highest intelligence of species on earth continue on its baffling downward spiral? How can the species that God saw fit to give dominion over all others become so far removed from the tenets of biblical principles, practices and decency that we all know to be true, and fail to exercise this knowing, thereby allowing such deep erosion of the guidelines, that have led humanity to unquestionably become the most brutal of all in the animal kingdom? What of wars, infamy, bigotry, prejudices such as those set against the pervading yet subliminal notion that Blacks have not evolved much beyond half human, homosexuality, sexual indiscretions, misogyny, mis-education leading to the tempering of common sense and man-made diseases that are deliberately spread in poor countries to facilitate scientific research? Is the Bulgarian Beinsa Douno, one of the world’s most revered spiritualist and philosopher, speaking to this obvious transitioning through a world dominated by an evil force or societies of atheists disguised as Christians? Where is the light? I believe it is evident in his words here. Peter Konstantinov Deunov, also known as Beinsa Douno, was born in 1886. A few days before his death in 1944, in a trance-like state, he wrote a prophecy. This prophecy could just as well have been

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AN ECO-FRIENDLY BURIAL OPTION

There is already a growing concern regarding the huge expanses of land that will be required for burial space, as the world turns and more people die. Though many are opting for cremation, the vast majority are usually so grief stricken that they cannot bring themselves to entertain the thought of anything short of a lavish funeral, part of which entails having their loved ones pumped with formaldehyde to delay decomposition. Dust to dust however, is inevitable and is the reality of that outcome. “Six foot six” below ground, as Jamaicans would say, became the norm after the bubonic plague struck in 1665 in London and the law for depth of burial was enacted to prevent any spread of the dreaded disease, but there are other reasons for underground burial as well. Though the average corpse today, is of no particular interest to medical science beyond an autopsy which looks at cause of death that may contribute to ongoing research in regenerative diseases among other issues, fossils such as skulls, teeth and bones may be in the long haul for archeologists, in their never ending study of evolution. This method for preservation of history could also serve to substantiate studies on changing cultures and traditions that may over time become obsolete but none the less contribute in large part to past ways of life through scientific understanding. Given the foregoing, probably the most brilliant cutting edge development to date to address this impending issue of burial space, has come out

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SEARCHING FOR BOB MARLEY – Marlene Daley

Some Jamaicans are just too brilliant to be labeled “wagonists,” but until such time that there is an appropriate label for them, we shall call them conformists. These are people who do not push the boundaries of life. They enjoy a staid existence until they arrive at a point in life which we will call their sweet spot, if you may, where they become locked into a mental feel good space that leaves them rebuking or evasive of anything new or different. This mentality leads to one of mimicry and reproduction; it’s the malaise of neocolonial personality, its basis is a result of settling on events of the past as golden age, rather than a gaze to the future with a trans-formative consciousness that the authentic self is the reservoir of artistic and transformational production. Artistic creation is always a project of social construction and transformation that moves beyond citation and hybridity. The artistic personality must have historical awareness, yet cannot be trapped in history, but rather, must make history a part of the process of artistic creation and transformation. Those who seek to articulate artistic creativity as a process of paying homage to history and mimicry are elites who seek to standardize and control. It all signals retirement which comes with that feeling of having lived a full life, yet it is the junction of the road which separates current consciousness from reminiscing. These citizens are dangerous to youth, youthfulness, development and continuing evolution, as the lack of need

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