Tuesday, 30 July 2019

Gay Angels.


The gay men who ministered to the victims of AIDS are gay angels.

Their selfless devotion and unswerving loyalty is in keeping with the saints.

We have advocated for the voiceless.

And spoken against prejudice and bigotry.

We have not wavered in our work.

And we will win out against fear and hate.

We all have a role to play.

And we all have a share in Heaven.


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Monday, 29 July 2019

AIDS Panic.


After the glory days of the 1970s gay people experienced the effects of the fear and panic triggered by the AIDS crisis.

Suddenly we were under attack - we were spurned, blamed, and shamed.

Whole generations turned against us.

Religious people damned us.

And secular people shunned us.

This was mitigated to some extent by the gay-friendly movies of the 1990s.

But AIDS was still a threat and the reaction has hardened into a snub-nosed prejudice which is hellbent on reforming gays.

Now HIV can be stopped from developing into AIDS no one dies of AIDS anymore.

So the knee-jerk reaction of society no longer has any foundation.

Our task remains to educate this last remnant of AIDS panic and restore gay people to their rightful place of equality in society.


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Sunday, 28 July 2019

Big Bucks.


In the 1980s when sports leagues began to get into financial trouble they courted the big bucks of the corporate giants.

And they wanted something in return for the millions they gave them each year.

Ever since sports have been the propaganda mouthpiece of the corporations.

They push a hardline right-wing agenda which worships work and subjugates the masses.

"Work harder."

We are told.

No matter what.

"We weren't hard enough."

They say.

We are reduced to corporate slaves.

And they conspire with players and commentators who have sold out to evil in order to brainwash everyone. 

This is why we have no power.

We are ruled by an evil plutocracy who use their media to control everyone's thinking.


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Friday, 26 July 2019

Osiris.


The story of the death and resurrection of Jesus has strange parallels with the Ancient Egyptian myth of Osiris.

Osiris was murdered by his brother Set (the Egyptian devil) and miraculously resurrected every year when the wheat began to rise.

This was the natural fertility cycle of the Nile Valley.

Each year the life-force withdrew into the earth and was rejuvenated by the Nile flood.

Although the dates are different this cycle was celebrated at the beginning of Spring in the land of Israel.

And it was during the first month of Nissan (March/April) that Passover fell.

So the story of the death and resurrection of Jesus was in line with the myths of death and resurrection of fertility gods in the ancient world.

Osiris was also the god of the afterlife who judged whether the dead entered into eternal life.

Another parallel with Jesus.

Perhaps these similarities were part of the ancient religious psyche and became absorbed into the new religion of Jesus Christ.

But they are also part of the primordial consciousness of humanity and as such have a timeless relevance.

It could be that the dates were chosen to reflect the natural cycle of death and resurrection.

But it is also possible that the events actually took place at those times.

God is often symbolic in His actions.

This does not mean that the death and resurrection of Jesus is a myth.

All it means is that we celebrate these things on dates that reflect ancient mythology. 


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Thursday, 25 July 2019

Time.


The things I write about our society and the world are bound by the times that we live in.

The revelations I receive from God are timeless.


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Fascism.


We live in an age of Fascist leaders.

Ultra-Conservative Nationalists dominate the world scene.

As Plato predicted democracies have elected tyrants and dictators.

This is the result of right-wing reactionary campaigns based on fear and hate.

These are the counter-revolutionaries.

And they are supported by Satanists in the music industry, entertainment, and sports.

Satanists idolize Adolf Hitler and the Nazis.

Their subversive campaigns resemble those of Joseph Goebbels.

They also use brainwashing techniques from George Orwell's 1984.

These are dark days indeed.


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Wednesday, 24 July 2019

Love Them.


Rock stars and celebrities and sports men and women sell their souls for fame and fortune.

They seek riches and adulation.

But riches are empty.

And adulation is a pale facsimile of love.

In fact what they are looking for is love.

So if we give them our love perhaps they will realize that the devil is an illusion and what he promises is nothing.

Happiness will only come from love.

So love them.

And pray for them.

It may open their eyes to the Love of God.


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Tuesday, 23 July 2019

The Least.


It is the way of the world to win.

Win at all costs.

Winner takes all.

And the winners write history.

But God is with the least.

The outcasts, the forgotten, the losers.....

Winners worship the Beast.

They win through violence, hate, and evil.

They are cold, hard, and intimidating.

They use fear and force.

But God is with the least.

And God embodies mercy, forgiveness, pity, and love.

No one is too lowly for God.

Cry out to God!

He will hear.

And He will enfold you in His steadfast Love.

And show you His Salvation.


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Monday, 22 July 2019

Sports.


The main tool that the corporate plutocracy will use to distract you is sports.

If they can get you thinking about your favorite team or the next blockbuster game then they are half-way to achieving their goals.

And making millions at the same time.

But we are being deceived.

Games are rigged to get the maximum publicity and audience.

And this is in league with Satanism in sports.

So be aware that your obsession with sports is no coincidence.

It is created and supported by evil.


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Sunday, 21 July 2019

Big Brother.


The mass-media arm of the corporate plutocracy is in league with Satanists in rock music, sports, and entertainment.

They own and control everything.

They use religion and they brainwash everyone.

Have you noticed the headlines: "Evil!" "Hell!"

They betray the nature of the news media.

And they will use any methods available to achieve their objectives:

Money!

They slander idealism.

And they demonize the left.

But it is all based on hate.

Fear and smear.

Carrot and stick.

They have turned to the dark side to win.

They have conspired with evil.

God help us!


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Saturday, 20 July 2019

Amos.


Today in church we had a reading from Amos:

"Hear this, you that trample on the needy,
and bring ruin to the poor of the land,
saying, 'When will the new moon be over
so that we may sell grain,
and the sabbath, so that we may offer wheat for sale?
We will make the ephah small and the shekel great,
and practise deceit and false balances,
buying the poor for silver,
and the needy for a pair of sandals,
and selling the sweepings of the wheat.'"
Amos 8:4-6 (NRSV)

Amos was a prophet of Israel in 800 BCE.

But somehow this sounds familiar.

You who trample on the needy and ruin the poor.
You cook the books and make the dollar great.
You practise deceit and false balances.

He could have been speaking today!

Tax evasion, fake news, spin, corruption.....

All these things make the dollar god.

Prophesy and denounce them!


[Scripture quotations (marked NRSV) are taken from the New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright © 1989 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A., and are used by permission.  All rights reserved.]

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Friday, 19 July 2019

Aquarius.


The Age of Aquarius brings with it a Utopian vision of the future.

It envisages a world where everyone is equal.

Where everyone has enough to eat.

Where help flows freely to those in need.

Where governments reflect the will of the people.

Where people give generously to the poor.

Where businesses and governments are honest and work towards the common good.

Where people are enlightened and live in peace.

And where unconditional love guides God's family of humanity.


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Thursday, 18 July 2019

Homophiles.


I suggest that instead of calling us homosexuals that we refer to same-sex attracted people as homophiles.

The reason for this is that because sex is part of the descriptive term given to same-sex attracted people it makes people think that we are more sexual than others.

Whereas if we call gay people homphiles then it means that we love people of the same gender.

This is closer to our real experience.

And it may help defuse some of the residual homophobia in our world.


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Wednesday, 17 July 2019

New Wine.


"'Neither is new wine put into old wineskins; otherwise, the skins burst, and the wine is spilled, and the skins are destroyed, but new wine is put into fresh wineskins, and so both are preserved.'"  Matthew 9:17 (NRSV)

The new revelations from God that will lead us into the Age of Aquarius do not cancel the old covenant that was established through Jesus of Nazareth.

Nor does it cancel the original covenant established with Jewish people.

In fact the new covenant includes all religions.

It respects established religions.

And it provides new light.

So do not think that Progressive Christianity will destroy the old religions.

It will not.

"'Therefore every scribe who has been trained for the kingdom of heaven is like the master of a household who brings out of his treasure what is new and what is old.'"  Matthew 13:52 (NRSV)


[Scripture quotations (marked NRSV) are taken from the New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright © 1989 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A., and are used by permission.  All rights reserved.)

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Tuesday, 16 July 2019

Equals.


When we hear the word Christians in the media it always refers to extreme right-wing Christians.

But there is a Religious Left.

The Religious Left is largely a demographic that lives outside of the institutionalized Churches.

It includes, however, Progressive Christians many of whom are involved in Churches.

The Religious Right believes that it has a monopoly on the Divine.

But this is not true.

The Religious Left is equal with them before God.

And it is the Religious Left that will lead us into the Age of Aquarius.

So when you hear the word Christians be aware that it does not just refer to right-wing extremists.

The Religious Left is equally justified.


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Monday, 15 July 2019

Fear.


So what is it that corrupts the tenants of God's House?

By making Jesus the Christ they created an absolute which gave them absolute power.

And absolute power corrupts absolutely.

But I believe that the major problem is fear.

Fear of God, fear of sin, fear of sex, fear of women, fear of homosexuals, fear of punishment, fear of judgement, fear of humanity, fear of hell.....

These are the things which cause all the trouble.

But, you ask, why does not God tell them?

The answer is that He does.

Periodically God sends a messenger who has developed a better understanding to prophesy to them.

But they won't listen.

They attack the messenger and kill him.

"'Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to it!'"  Matthew 23:37 (NRSV)

This is what Jesus meant when he said: "'For I tell you, you will not see me again until you say, "Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord."'"  Matthew 23;39 (NRSV)

So, if we are to instigate an improvement, we must address their fears.

One of which is fear of criticism.

We must proceed gently with constructive criticism which does not trigger fear of challenges to their authority.

This is itself based on fear - fear of being wrong or of displeasing God which would result in hell.

Which is fear itself.

But there is no hell.

God does not punish our mistakes.

God forgives our errors.

And God shows infinite mercy.

God is All-Good.

He is our loving Father.

And we are His children.


[Scripture quotations (marked NRSV) are taken from the New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright © 1989 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A., and are used by permission.  All rights reserved.]

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Sunday, 14 July 2019

God's House.


The church is God's House.

Ideally it is a refuge from the harsh realities of our world.

A place where people find sanctuary in the protective Love of God.

It is also a House of Prayer.

It is a place where people can come to petition God for help.

Unfortunately the tenants of God's House are prone to corruption and vice.

"Ah, you shepherds of Israel who have been feeding yourselves!  Should not shepherds feed the sheep?  You eat the fat, you clothe yourselves with the wool, you slaughter the fatlings; but you do not feed the sheep.  You have not strengthened the weak, you have not healed the sick, you have not bound up the injured, you have not brought back the strayed, you have not sought the lost, but with force and harshness you have ruled them."  Ezekiel 34:2-4 (NRSV)

In Matthew 23 Jesus denounces the Pharisees for pride, hypocrisy, and extortion.

And in Luke 20 Jesus tells The Parable of the Wicked Tenants. 

All these refer to God's priesthood - His representatives on Earth.

And it is these representatives who killed Jesus.

So when you enter God's House be aware that you are not merely encountering God but His priesthood also.


[Scripture quotations (marked NRSV) are taken from the New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright © 1989 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A., and are used by permission.  All rights reserved.]

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Saturday, 13 July 2019

Face Facts.


The Church cannot afford to continue to hold a nostalgic view of the past.

To romanticize Christendom and pretend that because most people went to church the world was perfect and spotless is tantamount to delusion.

It was not.

The Churches were full of hypocrites and pedophiles.

It was "a jungle out there".

And there were two world wars.

Christian missionaries abused thousands and destroyed indigenous cultures all over the world.

When will they face facts?

To continue to congratulate ourselves on how good we are in the face of a public image which is morally bankrupt is the road to disaster.

The Christian Churches are dying.

When will we wake up and face facts?


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Friday, 12 July 2019

Drag.


In my experience drag queens are very compassionate people.

They are soft and sympathetic.

It would seem that their sensitivity and their experience of prejudice and discrimination has made them more compassionate than the average person.

I can only think that this is a good thing.


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Thursday, 11 July 2019

Distortions.


Evangelical Christians believe that all Hippies and gays are evil.

They know that the superstars of the 1960s and 1970s were secret Satanists out to corrupt a whole generation.

But their Satanism wore a mask.

Peace, love, and social justice appeared on the covers of the albums.

But sex and drugs and rock and roll was the outcome.

This, and worse, was hidden behind the mask.

But, under the instruction of Ronald Reagan (a right-wing politician), American Evangelical Christians were told that the left-leaning Hippies were all agents of Satan.

Unfortunately they took this at face value and condemned peace, love, and social justice an all left-wing, liberal people.

This is distortion.

The Hippies were not evil but the victims of the evil put out by their rock legends.

But Evangelical Christians reserved a special place in hell for gays and lesbians.

They said that all Satanists were gay and all gay people were possessed by demons.

This became a scapegoat for all kinds of evil.

Concurrently they whitewashed Generation X who wore all black and had one foot in the devil's house.

These distortions have been fed by the media for psychological and political purposes.

But the distortion does not end there.

The Baby-Boomer Generation still believe that their rock legends are idealistic good guys like themselves.

This is also a distortion of the truth.

Rock music is the domain of Satanists especially those who follow the teachings of Aleister Crowley.

Aleister Crowley was an early 20th Century black magician and Satanist whose catch-cry was "Do what you will".

This was modified by rock stars into "Do your own thing".

So, while the Hippies were basically good and idealistic, the evil influence of rock music made them selfish and hedonistic as well.

The answer then is to teach the Evangelicals that the Hippies were basically the victims of Satanism not the perpetrators - they were the rock stars.

And not all gays are demonic - there are good gays and bad gays.

And Socialism is not Totalitarianism.

And Liberalism is not Satanism.

But the Baby-Boomers must also admit that their rock legends were secret Satanists and eliminate the evil influence that stems from their music.


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Wednesday, 10 July 2019

High Ideals 4.


I say that we should maintain our high ideals.

But not if those ideals violate the rights of others.

For the highest ideal of all is:

Love.


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Tuesday, 9 July 2019

High Ideals 3.


And what are our high ideals:

Non-Violence.

Social Justice.

Equality.

Freedom.

Tolerance.

Compassion.

Mercy.

Peace.

Unconditional Love.


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Monday, 8 July 2019

High Ideals 2.


Maintain your high ideals.

Don't be reconstructed by pragmatists.

Don't be compromised by Conservatives.

Don't be converted by Fundamentalists.

Don't be seduced by Capitalists.

Don't be distracted from your purpose.

Because your high ideals are close to God.

"For as the heavens are higher than the earth,
so are my ways higher than your ways
and my thoughts than your thoughts."  Isaiah 55:9 (NRSV)


[Scripture quotations (marked NRSV) are taken from the New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright © 1989 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A., and are used by permission.  All rights reserved.]

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Sunday, 7 July 2019

High Ideals 1.


Maintain your high ideals.

Don't let the world corrupt you.

Don't let evil threaten or tempt you.

Because it is your high ideals that God desires.

Not lip service or hypocrisy.

Not fear or complacency.

Don't let violence or deception divert you.

Cry out to God!

He will hear.

And deliver you from evil.


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Saturday, 6 July 2019

The Force.


Like in the movie we are surrounded by The Force.

This is the Life Force that permeates the universe.

It is in humans, in plants and trees, even in the earth itself.

But, unlike the movie, there is no dark side.

The idea of a dark side results from dualistic thinking - i.e. that everything must have an opposite to balance it.

But this is by no means true.

There are no demons, no dark powers, no dark matter, no dark energies.....

So called dark matter and energies are not dark they are merely outside the range of our human perception.

They emit invisible light.

Dualism is like the primary school of philosophy.

It seems true at first but does not stand the test of time.

So when we say: "The Force be with you" we are saying to you that life is all around you and you are part of that Life.


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Friday, 5 July 2019

Malice.


Rock music is full of malice.

It disturbs your mind.

It negates your morals.

It sows vice.

It sells lies.

It wrecks your relationships.

It poisons your spirit.

And it curses your soul.


Give it up!


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Thursday, 4 July 2019

Why?


Rock music is poison.

Why would rock stars be so malicious?

Because they sell their souls to the devil for fame and fortune and the perfection of their art.

And they do the devil's work.

Or so they believe.

"Dirty deeds done dirt cheap."

They take you down.

They laugh at you.

They call you suckers.

They corrupt you.

They deceive you.

They disturb you.

They distract you.

Then they put you to sleep.


They are false prophets.


Leave them behind.


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Wednesday, 3 July 2019

No Punishment.


The controversial statements made by Israel Folau about gays and lesbians going to hell raises the subject of divine punishment itself.

Does God punish people?

My experience of God tells me no!

I believe that God punishes no one.

And there is Biblical confirmation of this.

Jesus constantly told parables about the master writing off debts. (Matthew 18:23-35 & Luke 7:41-43)

And in John Jesus says: "'The Father judges no one.'"  John 5:22 (NRSV) and: "'You judge by human standards; I judge no one.'"  John 8:15 (NRSV)

Our human expectation of Natural Justice is not borne out by the Biblical witness.

And this is because God transcends our human expectations.

God is our loving Father.

And a loving father does not punish his children.

Even the most wicked criminals are His children.

The time has come to leave behind all notions of divine punishment.

God is all Love.

And all are loved by Him.


[Scripture quotations (marked NRSV) are taken from the New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright © 1989 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A., and are used by permission.  All rights reserved.]

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Tuesday, 2 July 2019

Bullying.


I read an article yesterday which said that people were bullying Christians and that the Prime Minister had promised them religious freedom legislation.

But this is backwards Orwellian Black/White.

It is Christians who are doing the bullying and who are persecuting gays and lesbians.

The contemporary fad of flipping an argument is confusing the public and meddling with the truth.

It misrepresents the situation and the support for extreme right-wing views.

And as such it is misinformation and fake news.

The readiness of the media to publish such articles is an indictment of their professionalism and their integrity.

The vast majority of Australians support gay and lesbian equality.

And the media should accept that and publish the truth.


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Monday, 1 July 2019

Gentleness.


How can we overcome violence?

To meet violence with violence only perpetuates violence.

To meet force with force only perpetuates force.

To meet strength with strength only perpetuates strength.

This merely replaces war with Pax Romana - i.e. peace through domination.

But could it be that we could overcome violence with gentleness?

To meet force and strength with gentle love is to penetrate to the root of violence which is fear.

And love casts out fear.

Because love is what we are protecting.

Neglect, betrayal, rejection, bullying.....

All these things inspire fear.

Fear of being hurt.

Fear of not being loved.

But gentle love disperses this fear.

And we are free.

Free to love.

Free to live.

Free to give from the infinite source within our hearts.

So give your love gently.

Let go of your fear.

And you will find that your soul is in your heart.


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