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Allies

An *ally, by definition, is someone or a group, club, league, etc., that another bonds to in a spirit of cooperation for growth, protection, support. For what purposes one may ally with, there are many. If it is in the spirit of love, help, and fostering of good, then allies are certainly invaluable.

Just as we humans can get along better with another, a wife with a husband, or a child with a playmate, then it really behooves one to try to form alliances wherever we can. In a spirit of cooperation, not of competition, should be group/s work together. It is a union of like purposes -and really there is only one purpose on Earth as I can see it now: to help each individual to be the best that they can be, whether that be spiritual, mental/emotional, or physical.

It is my thinking and understanding that each of us is unique and special. We all have our gifts, talents, skills and passions to present to the world. The world is a better place because of each one of us. Now, getting to the point of allies and how important they are–

Since God is ‘in’ me and to the degree that I recognize this bond, this union, I am setting off particular spiritual vibrations of energy. The more I am able to give every thought, imagination, and intention a vibration of love, then all else falls secondary to that. That energy thought wave is felt; I need not be a physics major or scientist to know that. When a person walks into a room that is filled with go-getters and positiveness, then that feeling is felt and experienced by changes. More on that later.

When I am aware of my thoughts and my abilities to create for the good, adding to that momentum, then I am setting up for myself, more productivity and purer products not only for myself but for the group, my allies. Some of the group members may not be up to the level that others are in positions of good control and power, but it is to this allegiance for the highest good that we must work towards. Focusing all my ‘good’ ‘higher’ thoughts, words and actions on the groups’ efforts and activities, will foster a better working condition for all. It’s like being in step with a band, a good illustration. I like watching the half-time activities of the college or high school bands waltz across the field, in unison. It is a sight to behold. Nature works that way, too. Watch a sunrise and see and hear the plants and animals wake up (some to go to sleep) all in harmony and unity-each group being separate, but working towards the whole of bringing life to a new day and to the many participants. Some will not see or feel the new day. That is alright. Some may call the new day curse words. That’s okay, too. The thing to do is to build a better world by working as allies. Working together by providing solutions to abuses of human rights, abuses to our justice system, abuses in the workplace. There are many solutions that the problems of this day or moment presents. Be open to them; be ever watchful for that ‘one’ that needs our help to make him or her a better abled person because who likes to be at the effect of things or people if they only knew better. It is in the name of help that allies form bonds and cooperate with each other so that help can be given.

Unlimited positive helpful thoughts enhance and build the energy one has. Let all else pass you by. Be busy with what you need to do on your Battle Plan for the day. Stick to your plan and with those good thoughts and actions, allies can work together more easily and in unison. There is infinite good and eternal love that is the source of who each of us really are, the source of all beauty and abundance. Beginning with the idea that you are that, we can create a world that works for us ALL, and not just some of us.

I AM COMMUNICATIVE. I AM COOPERATIVE. I AM WILLING TO WORK FOR THE HIGHEST GOOD WITH MY HIGHEST THOUGHTS, WORDS AND MY ACTIONS SHOW FOR IT.

Scriptures that cooperate with the above statements:

“For it is God who is at work in you.—Philippians 2:13 Christian Bible

“Cease striving and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.” Ps 46:10 Jewish Old Testament

“In other words, there is the theory of: “What you pay attention to makes that thing important.”

You as human beings can create tomorrow’s reality by what you think today or what you believe in today. If you believed, all of you, hard enough, that there was going to be a monument out here, a hundred feet square and two miles high, to the pioneers of aviation and you all believed there was going to be this and you wanted it there and so on, there’d BE ONE there one day, there’d be one there.

That’s because you believe in it. ..It’s what you VALIDATE !

“If you believe in this human being as a sane human being, he will act sane, not because you coax him to but because you are just validating this. This is his reality, then—the sanity. You’re telling him this is reality—his sanity.

“All right. But supposing you treat him all the time as a neurotic or an aberrated human being. Immediately this person will become more neurotic. I mean, it just works out that way. Even people who are fairly well balanced, if they are around people who are entirely concentrated on nullification, people who are afraid or timid, people who count on their own superiority by making other people less superior, who count on that mechanism to get along in life, are very dangerous because what do they keep validating? They keep validating the shortcomings and the weaknesses of those around them, you see? And by validating those weaknesses and shortcomings they actually bring them into being and make the person weak and make him exhibit more and more shortcomings and so make the person less and less strong and win.”

“It’s what you validate that counts.”

“How would you raise a child using this same theory?”

“For instance Indian children are very obedient, they are very cheerful. They’re quite something to be around. An Indian tribe in the old days used to be in connivance on every child. They were all plotting against this child’s insanity, because every time this child, voluntarily or otherwise, would pick up a stick of wood to put it on the fire, no matter who was there, they’d say, ‘Oh, what a good child.’

“Now, the child would go down to the brook and he was really intending to take this little bag of something down there and throw it away, and somebody would say to him, ‘Oh, you’re going to get some water, what a good child.’ ‘You’re helping your mother, what a good child.’ ‘You’re being obedient. You’re a good child.’ And when they were bad children, they ignored them. They just shut them off.

“Now, it requires pretty steady nerves and a lot of outdoors to do this. The only reason I’m using it is just to demonstrate there what you validate in a child.

“I’ve seen Indians work this, by the way—Blackfeet. It’s the most fascinating thing you ever saw in your life.

“This kid will suddenly look so bewildered. He’s caught off base. What he was actually intending to do was to blow up Bull Moose’s tent! And somebody says, ‘Oh, you’re taking that over to your father to give it to him. What a good child.’”

L. RON HUBBARD, from Research & Discovery Series, Volume 6 , Page 147-149. This can be found ,too, in The Science of Survival Lectures ,lecture “Theta–MEST Theory” Part II. 21 May 1951. [p. 54 of the transcript].


*ally-comes from Middle English allien, from Anglo-French alier, from Latin alligare to bind to, from ad- + ligare to bind Ref: Merriam-webster online dictionary

For more help and information on how you can help and be an ally go to this site: http://www.volunteerministers.org as something CAN be done about it…whatever ‘it’ is!

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3 things on that little word called TRUST

HOW TO TRUST YOURSELF AND OTHERS

  • Keep YOUR goals and promises starting with yourself and it’ll be easier for others to trust you.
  • Elevate yourself to the same level as others; don’t look down upon another.  Be able to LOOK them in the eye whether standing, sitting or lying down.  This puts you on the same playing field.
  • When you have obviously made a mistake, a co-mission or an omission in a decision or in judgment of another, be willing to make amends, honestly.    Somehow, someway- there are ways to do something about it.

If you need help with any of the 3 points above… let me know.  I can help.

I can also recommend some free courses that will point you in the right direction here.

Thanks and have a great day!

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Closing the Gap with Communication

Back in 2017 when I published my second hardback book, I am a SPIRIT, The ABCs of an Ideal Spirit, I never thought I’d be caught up in disagreements, misunderstandings  and disputes to the extent I am confronted with today and particularly in the area where I live.  My intentions were then, as well as now, pure and based in truth, my truth.  Simply, my intentions are to draw religions together, particularly the viewpoints of Christians to modern day religious views.  I feel at times that great gains are made, yet feel frustrated that the other viewpoints are so ensconced in hardened cement.  There needs to be further discourse and dialog among ‘believers’ and brothers and sisters.

This intention has been my life’s purpose this go ’round, meaning this lifetime-to bring unity and union among believers.  While speaking of believers,   I am a believer in reincarnation or reembodiment meaning coming back into physical form if one has not accomplished his purpose or mission in prior lifetimes and/or paid back or properly recompensed his misuse of energy in the current lifetime.

If mastery of life has been accomplished, if that soul has worked out his salvation, then there awaits for that soul, a life in spirit, not physical form but leaving the body behind in the physical world to continue to do God’s work in the spheres in the limitless universes.  I believe in the Creed of the Catholic Church that says there will be the resurrection and gathering of saints one day…at the end of the age.  I believe in the Spirit, the Holy Spirit, in Christian terminology, and also I believe in the soul, his personality and man’s spirit.  Man’s spirit will one day join in and become one with and in Spirit is my viewpoint.

To lay the groundwork for my newly published book, I am a SPIRIT, I will publish how and in what steps the Spirit moved through me to write this book using scripture.

The messages in the book are one-liners and are simple, yet profound.  How it was published was to use a well-known verse and to see God face to face in my neighbors, friends, and acquaintances.  It led me to treat all brothers and sisters, to my best of ability, with patience, kindness and love and with great affinity using the Golden Rule.  I believe Jesus the Christ’s message was thus so.  But for all those that are following this dispute and would like to help bring peace in the world, I lay out the Bible’s own verses itself that spoke to me.  The following verses are the very foundation and cornerstone of truths that I hope bring you joy, understanding and peace, too.  Please share, comment and let me know if and how this resonates with you, won’t you?

Communication is the only path to peace, so let’s dialog.

 

 

As you notice, the title of the book above, is the title I was inspired to use from the book’s very conception.  It was the subtitle, too, that explains that there IS an Ideal Spirit…God (or whatever name you call God), who is Spirit.  So follow with me now, the scriptures I used and followed in bringing this book to fruition for all Christian readers alike.

  1. Question:  Who is the Great I AM?  Answer:  The Great I AM is Spirit, or Love.  Scripture Reference: Exodus 3:14  
  2. Question:  Who lives in me and is life and gives me life?  Answer:  God lives in me and is Life.  Scripture Reference:  John 14:10
  3. Question: Who is all around us and in us?  Answer:  God or Life is all around us and in us.  Scripture Reference: John 11:25
  4. Question:  Does God find favor?  Answer:  God does not find favor.  Scripture Reference:  Romans 2:9-11
  5. Question: If God is love and those who remain in love remain in God, does God remain in them?  Answer: Yes, God is love, and those who remain in love remain in God and God remains in them.  Scripture Reference: 1 John 4:16
  6. Question: How is the Spirit known?  Answer:  The Spirit is Truth.  Scripture Reference: 1 John 5:6
  7. If Jesus ‘had’ God and God ‘had’ Jesus, then who did Jesus act as?  Answer:  Jesus acted as God because Jesus bears witness of the Spirit within him by saying: “If you remain in me and my words remain in you, ask for whatever you want and it will be done for you.  (1 John 15:8) Scripture Reference: 1 John 15:9 “Remain in my love.
  8. Question: How do you remain in love?  Answer: We remain in love by living an ethical and moral life following the two greatest commandments to name a couple of ways.  Scripture Reference: 1 John 15:10
  9. Question: What was the Commandment Jesus gave us?  Answer: “This is my commandment, “Love each other just as I have loved you”. Scripture Reference: 1 John 15:12
  10. Question: How shall you know my followers?  Answer: By their fruits you shall you know them.  Scripture Reference:  Matt. 7:16-2

    Thus, in conclusion, speak Living Words, speak the Truth of not What’s in you, BUT WHO is in YOU…God, the Great I AM.

    This is how the Great I AM led me to write and publish the book, I am a Spirit.  There is no conflict between what Christians believe and the new and ever-growing 21st Century’s religion.  I encourage you to study to show yourself approved…I encourage you to seek out what the Truth is as my brother and sister in Christ.

    I’m looking forward to hearing from you and if you have any questions or comments, please do not hesitate to ask.

    And don’t forget to check out my newest book for 2018 for Kids entitled, The Best of me from a-z! Traits and Virtues for Kids It can be found on Amazon, too.   Final Front Cover The Best of Me_edited-1

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What is proper exchange?

I’ve been thinking about what to write next…usually I have no idea but when the Spirit strikes and the spark is lit, I just go with it.  Like right now.  Today I’ve had on my mind, EXCHANGE.  What is proper exchange?  IS there such a thing, if so, why?  When do you know that you’ve done all you could to give back to others that have given to you or is this exchange limitless?

These are really tough questions in today’s society.  With all the charities, non-profits, give-away programs, volunteerism, etc how does one really know why, when, and how much to exchange? So, I’ll be writing a little bit about exchange and your input would be greatly appreciated.  Don’t be bashful…this is just communication! lol

In my viewpoint, when one gives of themselves either of their talent/skill, money, or time to help you accomplish something or to be a better person, don’t you think that the ‘right’ thing to do would be to re-pay that person?  Somehow, someway, some time?

There’s that Pay It Forward gesture that I can bring up as an example.  If everyone really paid it forward, then this would be a different world entirely.  But somewhere along the line, the gesture stops and for different reasons.  Busy with life, forgetfulness, kids, chores, work, lack of morals, etc might be some of the answers.  I’ve noticed with myself lately that I try to look for things to do for other people NOT expecting for the gesture to be returned.  Usually I find I am pleasantly surprised as when I need that whatever us returned to me; it is right there to be had.  It’s just MAGIC how that works!  BUT…AND…

The bible states that ‘God loves a cheerful giver’ in 2 Corinthians 9:6-7.  It is also a natural and spiritual law that when you outflow more than you inflow, you reap abundantly and besides that, it’s holier to outflow, too.  If you are a tither and give a certain percent of your salary or money that you make to your church or favorite group, then do you do so cheerfully and with enthusiasm?  Paul states in Corinthians, “Not grudgingly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.”  Give because you love to give and seeing the results of your giving brings great joy!

Make sure that what or who you give your talent, time or skill to is worthy and will be responsible with what you give.  That just builds RESPECT.  To give to others, say like those on welfare, without expecting any form of exchange, then some kind of criminal is being formed here. It eats at their spirit…their conscience.  And when it happens so much, that conscience is hardened.  Those folks believe they are ENTITLED to a hand-out now even if there is no form of exchange given.  Welfare is suppose to be temporary and for those really needing an extra push when they can’t do it for themselves.  But there should be some exchange involved  in some kind of contract, if only in verbal form.  What about all those free e-books or downloads you get?  Do you ever think about giving an honest review to help that author or illustrator out?  I’m sure it would be greatly appreciated!  And it doesn’t take much time to do either.

Exchange builds trust, earns respect and is a gesture of love.  It is a gift that can be unexpected (like Pay it Forward) or can be something  expected, too.  It really depends upon the circumstances.  To give freely without expectation of return is to live with a “no strings attached’ attitude and can set yourself up for trouble depending upon the person or group you are helping.  See RESPONSIBILITY above.   But it’s nice knowing that with giving comes receiving…sometime, somewhere.

Why put off doing for others, being in right exchange, when you can do so right now?  Is there someone that’s helped you get out of a tight spot at some point in your life?  Is there a group that’s helped you overcome a weakness or helped a family member or friends?  Is there someone you could thank and help by giving something of yourself?  So before time runs out…why not get in some proper exchange?

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Definition of “Exchange.” Merriam-Webster, Merriam-Webster, May 2018, 7PM, www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exchange.

 

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It’s NOT about ME

Truly, it’s NOT about ME, BUT RATHER, it’s about who or what is IN me…THUS making me who I am.

What good propelling force is in you or me is what counts.

And how is another able to know this force?

By their fruits you shall know them, is the answer.

Are the fruits producing an effect that is helpful or harmful for the most concerned?

As this force is very personal and personable for each of us, nevertheless, IT (being Spirit) IS either us or not to one degree or another. The physical vehicle called the body we carry around with us is not who we ARE, but is simply a vessel in which to allow that force of good to act.

So, by my fruits you shall know me.

What do I DO and how do I APPLY the word or the active loving force within me?

By knowing first Who I Am, and then What I Am on earth to DO (that good creative force working in and through me FOR THE GREATER GOOD) and finally, HAVING the fullness thereof (meaning having the desires of your heart met).

So, it’s REALLY not all about ME!  Do you ‘see’ that now?

Front cover I AM Spirit

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Nothing Wrong

There’s nothing wrong admitting you were wrong.

In fact, it takes a person of great strength and moral character to say so & to say I’m sorry.

It brings immediate healing to the hurt & wounded if genuinely felt and expressed.

Always communicate…trust that love will see it through. ❤️  I Am forgiving….