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Surviving COVID-19 . referral by Alice B. Clagett

Written and published on 17 September 2020

Dear Ones,

“The Sun” has come out with a poignant rendition of one person’s encounter with COVID-19, and most fortunately, their survival through it. I thought it very well written indeed …

Link: “Just This Breath,” by Heather Sellers, in “The Sun: Essays, Memoirs, and True Stories,” June 2020, pp. 14-19 … https://www.thesunmagazine.org/issues/534/just-this-breath

I am not the author of the article, but living here in Los Angeles, where COVID has struck randomly and hard, I sense the certain truth of it.

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

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Bobcats and Human Microchips: End Times or Time of New Beginning? . by Alice B. Clagett

Image: “Calero Creek Trail Bobcat,” by Don DeBold from San Jose, CA, USA, 1 December 2007, from Wikimedia Commons … https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Calero_Creek_Trail_Bobcat.jpg … CC BY-SA 2.0 Generic

Image: “Calero Creek Trail Bobcat,” by Don DeBold from San Jose, CA, USA, 1 December 2007, from Wikimedia Commons … https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Calero_Creek_Trail_Bobcat.jpg … CC BY-SA 2.0 Generic

Written and published on 3 September 2020

  • BOBCATS AND HUMAN MICROCHIPS: END TIMES OR TIME OF NEW BEGINNING?
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Dear Ones,

BOBCATS AND HUMAN MICROCHIPS: END TIMES OR TIME OF NEW BEGINNING?

Yesterday I was walking a new trail in Santa Clarita, California. When I started out there was not a car in the parking lot but my own. I went along until the track became a maze of trails not on the map, and then turned around and came back. Nearly back at the parking lot, I was about to pass an old oak tree, which led to a sort of box canyon, up which the trail wended its way.

As I got close to the oak tree, I startled a bobcat that had been lounging in the shade. I was so in awe of its handsome form and lithe healthiness that I forgot to make a video until it was nearly (and quickly) out of sight.

Just after that I saw my first and only hiker of the day, a Latin American gentleman about my own age. When I told him about the bobcat, he decided to turn back as, unlike me, he had not brought along his hiking staff.

He must have seen the cross I was wearing round my neck for, as we retraced the short rise that led to the parking lot, he spoke to me about his conviction that we are in the time of Apocalypse, the End Times, in which people of faith must face many signs of catastrophe.

He spoke of the Book of Revelation and of its author John. He mentioned a passage in Revelation 13, about the number 666, the ‘number of the beast’ …

11 And I beheld another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon …

16 And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads:

17 And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.

18 Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six.

I have done some blogs about the Book of Revelation, but not a blog on Chapter 13. My hiking companion mentioned a concern he had that the number 666 (the ‘number of the beast’ and also the ‘number of a man’) felt to him to be the human microchip implants which he had heard might have been forced upon all people in India, and might be in use elsewhere in the world.

Then he mentioned that President Trump was requesting legislation be enacted to implant chips in all Americans. That was pretty upsetting to me, following as it did upon my amazement at sighting a bobcat, and my surprise at encountering a fellow hiker.

In fact, when I thought about it, the conversation of my fellow hiker was the first I had had with anyone at all, at length and in person, since the COVID-19 pandemic hit Los Angeles at the beginning of March 2020. Swiftly I computed that it had been 6 months since I had had a lengthy conversation with anyone at all, in person and within a distance where I could hear their voice on the physical plane.

I realized that people all across the globe are experiencing a kind of inward turning, a lack of social contact, that is causing our minds to come up with novel and often ‘out there’ explanations to encompass and express the novel and hence fear-provoking health concerns that have come upon all the countries of Earth. I did not know what to think about this theory of the sign of the beast and the human microchips.

As we reached the parking lot, though, we both agreed that in these times faith is of the utmost importance; that through faith we can overcome every obstacle of these times, no matter how insurmountable that obstacle may seem. We agreed too that those who align with Christ Consciousness will rise above the troubles of life on Earth, and that now of all times is the time in which this may best be happening to each of us.

The explanation that my hiking companion had about the ‘number of the beast’, President Trump, and human microchip implantation concerned me enough that today I took a look online about it. I was greatly relieved to find that most likely the CHIP associated with President Trump is the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), whose funding is in question.

That funding for CHIP is in question is an issue to which Congress must, I feel, rise. What could be more important to this country than the welfare of our children? It is, I guess, just as important as avoiding legislation to force Americans to have microchip implants. Both are important issues, I feel.

Because people globally are, I feel, carrying a greater than usual burden of anxiety over the state of the world right not, it is possible we may leap to unusual decisions about a number of legislative issues. That is a danger that Americans face right now: How to make wise decisions even though we are under a lot of stress because of the pandemic.

Right now I feel the thing for our legislatures … whether national, state, county or city … to do might be to make legislative decisions that decrease the burden of stress on all Americans. That lessening of the national burden of stress will help us to turn our visions of Apocalypse and End Times into the joyful visions of our Lightworker community: visions of a Second Coming of Christ Consciousness for all those who wish to embrace it; visions of a Time of New Beginning, and of New Life on New Earth for each of us, the New Humans.

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

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REVELATION 13 (KJV, Public Domain)

1 And I stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the name of blasphemy.

2 And the beast which I saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: and the dragon gave him his power, and his seat, and great authority.

3 And I saw one of his heads as it were wounded to death; and his deadly wound was healed: and all the world wondered after the beast.

4 And they worshipped the dragon which gave power unto the beast: and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who is like unto the beast? who is able to make war with him?

5 And there was given unto him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and power was given unto him to continue forty and two months.

6 And he opened his mouth in blasphemy against God, to blaspheme his name, and his tabernacle, and them that dwell in heaven.

7 And it was given unto him to make war with the saints, and to overcome them: and power was given him over all kindreds, and tongues, and nations.

8 And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.

9 If any man have an ear, let him hear.

10 He that leadeth into captivity shall go into captivity: he that killeth with the sword must be killed with the sword. Here is the patience and the faith of the saints.

11 And I beheld another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon.

12 And he exerciseth all the power of the first beast before him, and causeth the earth and them which dwell therein to worship the first beast, whose deadly wound was healed.

13 And he doeth great wonders, so that he maketh fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men,

14 And deceiveth them that dwell on the earth by the means of those miracles which he had power to do in the sight of the beast; saying to them that dwell on the earth, that they should make an image to the beast, which had the wound by a sword, and did live.

15 And he had power to give life unto the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause that as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed.

16 And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads:

17 And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.

18 Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six.

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How Many Californians Are COVID-Safe? Here Is What the Pragmatic Prophet Says …

Image: “Youth Soccer in Small Town USA,” by Derek Jensen, 2005, in Wikimedia Commons … https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Youth-soccer-indiana.jpg … public domain

Written and published on 1 September 2020 by Alice B. Clagett

Dear Ones,

How many people here in California are COVID-safe? The figure is changing rapidly, and improving every day.

HOW MANY CALIFORNIANS ARE COVID-SAFE TODAY?

As of today, there have been 712,276 tested cases of COVID-19 in California, according to the Los Angeles Times. Only those people are being tested who exhibit COVID symptoms.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) currently holds that many more people … maybe even 40 percent of all the people in the United States who get COVID … are asymptomatic.

If 712,276 people so far are symptomatic and tested, and these are 60% of the people in California who have gotten COVID, then the total number who have had COVID in California would be 712,276 (symptomatic) divided by .6 = 1,187,127 people (symptomatic or asymptomatic).

Of these, 13,018 have died. Thus the total number of people who are now COVID-safe in California is 1,187,127 people who have had COVID, less 13,018 COVID deaths (as of today, according to the Los Angeles Times). That would be about 1,174,109 people … over a million … who are COVID-safe in California as of today.

HOW MANY CALIFORNIANS WILL BE COVID-SAFE IN TIME?

The population of California is 39.5 million. If deaths from COVID continue at the same rate as before, and the COVID vaccine is not made available, as hoped, this fall, then as the pandemic runs its course, how many California will end up COVID-safe? Here are my figures …

x / 39.5 million people in California = 1,174,109 COVID-safe people in California today / 1,187,127 Californians who have had COVID

x = (1,174,109 / 1,187,127) x 39.5 million

x = 39,066,844 Californians who will be COVID-safe after the pandemic ends.

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars
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How Likely Is It I Will See a Person Pass On of COVID in California? . by Alice B. Clagett

Written and published on 11 August 2020

Image: “Salon of the electric train 81-765 / 766/767 ‘Moscow’ with red stickers on keeping the distance. March-April 2020, the period of the COVID-19 pandemic,” by https://www.mos.ru/news/item/71988073/ … April 2020, in Wikipedia … https://es.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archivo:%D0%A0%D0%B0%D0%B7%D0%BC%D0%B5%D1%82%D0%BA%D0%B0_%D0%B4%D0%BB%D1%8F_%D1%81%D0%BE%D0%B1%D0%BB%D1%8E%D0%B4%D0%B5%D0%BD%D0%B8%D1%8F_%D0%B4%D0%B8%D1%81%D1%82%D0%B0%D0%BD%D1%86%D0%B8%D0%B8_%D0%B2_%D0%BC%D0%B5%D1%82%D1%80%D0%BE_04.jpg … CC BY 4.0

Image: “Salon of the electric train 81-765 / 766/767 ‘Moscow’ with red stickers on keeping the distance. March-April 2020, the period of the COVID-19 pandemic,” by https://www.mos.ru/news/item/71988073/ … April 2020, in Wikipedia … https://es.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archivo:%D0%A0%D0%B0%D0%B7%D0%BC%D0%B5%D1%82%D0%BA%D0%B0_%D0%B4%D0%BB%D1%8F_%D1%81%D0%BE%D0%B1%D0%BB%D1%8E%D0%B4%D0%B5%D0%BD%D0%B8%D1%8F_%D0%B4%D0%B8%D1%81%D1%82%D0%B0%D0%BD%D1%86%D0%B8%D0%B8_%D0%B2_%D0%BC%D0%B5%D1%82%D1%80%D0%BE_04.jpg … CC BY 4.0

Dear Ones,

I read in the Los Angeles Times that 99 people passed on of COVID in California yesterday (which seems like a pretty scary number, to me) …

Link: “Tracking the Coronavirus in California,” in the Los Angeles Times …  https://www.latimes.com/projects/california-coronavirus-cases-tracking-outbreak/ ..

I have been seeing these pretty high statistics for some time, here in California. Today I wondered how likely it would be I might see a person pass on of COVID, so I crunched the numbers. Here is what I found out …

There are about 41 million people in California, per Google.

(99 COVID deaths yesterday) divided by (41 million California population) times 100 (to get percent) = 0.0024 percent, which is to say, 0.0024 per 100 people.

That decimal point is way too small, so I recalculated for the number of deaths per 10 million people, like this …

(99 COVID deaths) divided by (41 million California population) times 10,000,000 (to get number of deaths per 10M) = 24 COVID deaths per 10M people. I guess I would have had to see 10 million people yesterday in order to see 24 people pass on of COVID?

But I don’t see more than 10 or 20 people on a usual day.

I thought to recalculate how many California people it would have taken to have 1 COVID death in the group yesterday. I figured it like this …

(99 COVID deaths) divided by (41 million California population) = (1 COVID death) divided by (‘x’ number of California people)

99 / 41,000,000 = 1/x
x = 41,000,000 /99 = 414,141 people

So I might expect to see 1 COVID death yesterday had I been amongst 414,141 people.

But I only see 10 or 20 people daily. Under lockdown conditions it seems to me I might never see a COVID death. That would explain why things seem so normal here in the San Fernando Valley, I guess.

Let’s say I took a public bus to work and served food to visitors at a fast food restaurant drive-in window. How many people would I have met yesterday in that case?

Let’s say I was one of 20 people on the public bus going to work, and one of 20 people on the bus on the way home. That would be 40 people encountered on the bus.

I see here that a fast food restaurant serves about 300 customers a day …

Link: “9 Fast Food Stats That Will Blow Your Mind,” in Fox Business … https://www.foxbusiness.com/markets/9-fast-food-stats-that-will-blow-your-mind ..

Say there are 3 customers per car, and I am one of four servers in a 24-hour period. That might mean the fast food restaurant serves 100 cars a day (which is 300 customers divided by 3 people per car). I am one of four servers, so I might serve a fourth of the 100 cars daily. That would be 25 cars, and 25 drivers that I encounter daily.

Then there are the 10 people at home and on my own street, neighbors and friends.

So the total people encountered by a fast food server daily in California would be 40 on public transit, 25 cars served at the fast food drive-up window, and 10 people at home or on my street.

That would be a total 75 people I meet daily as a fast food server. As figured above, there is one daily COVID death in California per 414,141 people. That would be a great many more than the 75 people I would meet as a fast food server. So, I am guessing, the likelihood I might see a COVID death while serving fast food is still quite low.

I just wondered about this, as the Los Angeles Times daily COVID-19 statistics seem pretty scary to me. I guess we are not that likely to see anyone passing on of COVID during the entire course of the pandemic … which, to me, is very good news, in a way.

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars
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Shop Till You Drop Dead of COVID? Here Is What the Pragmatic Prophet Says!

Written and published on 29 July 2020

Image: “A Corner Shop in Boston, Massachusetts,” by Elvis Batiz, 15 June 2012 … in Wikimedia Commons … https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Boston_corner_shop.jpg … CC BY 2.0

Image: “A Corner Shop in Boston, Massachusetts,” by Elvis Batiz, 15 June 2012 … in Wikimedia Commons … https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Boston_corner_shop.jpg … CC BY 2.0

Dear Ones,

The ‘word from on high’ is: HVAC in retail stores across Los Angeles may be causing customers to catch COVID-19.

I urgently ask Mayor Garcetti and Governor Newsom to mandate that California retailers sanitize the air filters in their HVAC systems daily.

I urge that President Trump propose similar measures to managers of high-rise buildings nationwide, with emphasis on New York and New Jersey.

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

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COVID-19: Two Possible Timelines for End of Pandemic . by Alice B. Clagett

Written on 12 July 2020; published on 13 July 2020

  • FIRST TIMELINE: DEVELOPMENT OF COVID-19 VACCINE
  • SECOND TIMELINE: SIMILAR TO SPANISH FLU EPIDEMIC OF 1918

Dear Ones,

Here are two possible timelines for the end of the COVID-19 pandemic …

FIRST TIMELINE: DEVELOPMENT OF COVID-19 VACCINE

I read in a BBC article that a vaccine for COVID-19 is expected to become available in mid-2021. That would be about a year and a half after the beginning of the pandemic ….

Link: “Coronavirus Vaccine: When Will We Have One? by James Gallagher, at BBC News, 8 July 2020 … https://www.bbc.com/news/health-51665497 ..

If that were to prove true, and if everyone were to be vaccinated next year, then people will not be running into active virus as much in the people they meet.

For those who have had the virus, and have built up their immunity, that would be good, as their immune systems would not need to fight off reinfection through exposure to other people’s active viruses while working or shopping.

It seems to me that getting flu this winter (in 2020) might make it harder for the body to keep up a strong COVID immune response, simply because it might be ‘fighting on two fronts’ at once. But if there is a vaccine available mid-2021, then that year’s winter flu season would likely offer less of a challenge to COVID-susceptible people.

SECOND TIMELINE: SIMILAR TO SPANISH FLU EPIDEMIC OF 1918

The deadly Spanish flu epidemic of 1918 lasted 2 years and 2 months; I think that might be a timeline to plan for should there be no viable vaccine. That would put surcease at April or May 2022; quite some while away, but, I feel, well worth keeping in mind.

It might not seem so, but there will be an end to the pandemic one day. That is the history of pandemics down through time.

God bless you all and keep you safe. May you have plenty to eat, and a good roof over your head, and may each day present you with a new joy in His great Creation.

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars.

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COVID-19 and the USA: Is the Death Count Higher or Lower Than Expected? . by Alice B. Clagett

Written and published on 8 July 2020

Image: “Scared Girl,” by Victor Bezrukov, 27 January 2007, in Wikimedia Commons … https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Scared_Girl.jpg … CC BY 2.0

Image: “Scared Girl,” by Victor Bezrukov, 27 January 2007, in Wikimedia Commons … https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Scared_Girl.jpg … CC BY 2.0

Dear Ones,

Given the press on the state of COVID-19 in California since the Fourth of July, I checked whether the greater picture for the pandemic in California, and in the United States overall, is grim or reasonable. Here is what I found out …

There is a question whether deaths due to COVID-19 are being misclassified on the high side in the United States currently, similar to the issue they were being misclassified on the low side in March 2020, at the beginning of the pandemic. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are aware of this issue, but cannot yet quantitate it, as there are state-by-state issues regarding standardization of statistical reporting.

Thus it seems reasonable to look at overall deaths in the United States overall, since the beginning of the pandemic in February 2020, and also state-by-state. That way we can ascertain whether overall deaths (including COVID-19, flu, pneumonia, and every other cause of death) are higher or lower than expected.

I turned to the CDC for the data. They say deaths in the United States, from whatever causes, are 4 percent greater than expected deaths for the period from 1 February to 4 July 2020. Ball-parking that, we might reasonably assume deaths from COVID-19 to have contributed most of that excess. That is the approach to the data taken as a given by the press and by all levels of  government in the United States, from city government, to state government, to government at the national level.

On the other hand, it could be that there is a range of numbers within which expected deaths are tallied, Taking that range into account, it is possible, from a multiple year perspective, that COVID-19 may not have contributed at all to this year’s excess deaths. It could be we are on the far end of the expectable range of deaths in 2020, and in the coming years there will be less deaths than expectable. In other words, excess expectable deaths this year might not be due to COVID-19 at all. That is the contrarian approach to the data.

From the stance of personal health and safety, it might be good to know which states have the highest numbers of deaths greater than expected since February of this year. We could take a look at deaths due to COVID or whatever other causes; that would be a figure beyond debate.

I see from the below chart that some states have had a notably higher percent of expected deaths than the United States in general, during the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. These are Arizona (108%), Colorado (109%), District of Columbia (115%), Illinois (115%), Louisiana (107%), Maryland (116%), Massachusetts (123%), Michigan (112%), Minnesota (105%),  New Jersey (142%), New York (124%), New York City (203%), and Rhode Island (106%).

From this list the standouts in terms of having deaths greater than expected, from highest to lowest, are New York City (203%), New Jersey (142%), New York (124%), Massachusetts (123%), Maryland (116%), District of Columbia (115%), Illinois (115%), and Michigan (112%).

This table has the data in it …

Image: “United States Deaths from 2/1/2020 to 7/4/2020 as Percent of Expected Deaths, State by State,” from Link: “Daily Updates of Totals by Week and State: Provisional Death Counts for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) … https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/vsrr/covid19/index.htm … See: Table 2. Deaths Involving Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), Pneumonia, and Influenza Reported to NCHS by Jurisdiction of Occurrence, United States, Week Ending 2/1/2020 to 7/4/2020 … public domain.

Image: “United States Deaths from 2/1/2020 to 7/4/2020 as Percent of Expected Deaths, State by State,” from Link: “Daily Updates of Totals by Week and State: Provisional Death Counts for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) … https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/vsrr/covid19/index.htm … See: Table 2. Deaths Involving Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), Pneumonia, and Influenza Reported to NCHS by Jurisdiction of Occurrence, United States, Week Ending 2/1/2020 to 7/4/2020 … public domain.

In case the chart is too small to read, the data can be found here …

Link: “Daily Updates of Totals by Week and State: Provisional Death Counts for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) … https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/vsrr/covid19/index.htm … See: Table 2. Deaths Involving Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), Pneumonia, and Influenza Reported to NCHS by Jurisdiction of Occurrence, United States, Week Ending 2/1/2020 to 7/4/2020

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I Am of the Stars

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Face Masks Cause COVID-like Symptoms . by Alice B. Clagett

Written and published on 21 June 2020

  • I FOUND PAPER MASKS CAUSED ME TO COUGH SPORADICALLY
  • I FOUND COTTON FABRIC FACE MASKS CAUSED MY LUNGS TO PRODUCE PHLEGM (MUCUS)

Image: “These are the face masks often used to prevent the spread of Coronavirus. They are used in countries with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreaks and are worn in hospitals as well as in public. They are not designed to protect the wearer from inhaling airborne bacteria or virus particles and are less effective than respirators, such as N95 or FFP masks,” by Nurse Together, in English Wikipedia … https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surgical_mask#/media/File:Surgical_face_mask.jpg … CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “These are the face masks often used to prevent the spread of Coronavirus. They are used in countries with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreaks and are worn in hospitals as well as in public. They are not designed to protect the wearer from inhaling airborne bacteria or virus particles and are less effective than respirators, such as N95 or FFP masks,” by Nurse Together, in English Wikipedia … https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surgical_mask#/media/File:Surgical_face_mask.jpg … CC BY-SA 4.0

Dear Ones,

As people in Los Angeles are required to wear face masks in public because of the COVID-19 pandemic, I have been testing various masks while out and about town, and have found that I am experiencing COVID-like symptoms while wearing a face mask and shortly thereafter.

I FOUND PAPER MASKS CAUSED ME TO COUGH SPORADICALLY

In my own experience, I found when I wear the type of paper mask that is rectangular with folds I would cough sporadically. This I find an embarrassment when in a store, and also a concern, as a cough can result in expulsion from a store through the owners’ fear that I might have COVID.

Here is the type of mask I found caused me to cough sporadically when I wore it …

Image: Blue, rectangular, horizontally folded paper face mask … https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/61UYv03DuAL._AC_SL1200_.jpg

I refer here to the style of paper mask and not the specific brand of mask in the image, as I have only tested one brand so far.

I FOUND COTTON FABRIC FACE MASKS CAUSED MY LUNGS TO PRODUCE PHLEGM (MUCUS)

I have more to report regarding the cotton fabric face masks sold online. I have tried two kinds so far, each with two layers of fabric; one had horizontal pleats and the other did not …

Images of cotton fabric face masks … https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/61zt1-WgSbL._SL1200_.jpg  … and …  https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/81uF0e2Oa7L._AC_SL1500_.jpg ..

For me, these did not cause coughing, but they did cause production of thick, clear phlegm (mucus) that came up my windpipe and which I then needed to swallow. The phlegm production would start shortly after I donned the fabric masks, and would continue for some while after I took the fabric masks off.

I realize experiencing these symptoms while wearing paper or cloth masks, or for a while after taking them off, may cause concerns that the symptoms are caused by the coronavirus. In my case, though, I can vouch for the fact that both the coughing and the production of clear phlegm apparently have to do with wearing the masks.

I hope my experience in this regard will be reassuring to others. I feel one way to ascertain the cause might be to notice whether the symptoms only occur during and shortly after mask use. That is just my hunch; of course the thing to do, to be on the safe side regarding COVID-like symptoms is to seek competent medical advice.

I could conjecture that the paper masks might have tiny bits of paper in them that might be inhaled into the windpipe and might cause a tickle that triggers a cough. I might also guess that the effort of breathing through a fabric mask might make heat build up in the lungs, causing the phlegm normally within them to become more liquid and consequently to flow upward more freely. These, though, would be but conjecture, and hardly worth the telling.

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

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Community Health: Diet to Diminish the Harshness of COVID-Like Symptoms . by Alice B. Clagett *

Written and published on 10 June 2020

  • VIDEO BY ALICE
  • SUMMARY OF THE VIDEO
    • Here Were My COVID-Like Symptoms
    • What Doctors in the United States Are Calling Symptoms Such as Those I Had
    • A Diet That Helped Alleviate My COVID-Like Symptoms
    • How My Health Is, Three Months After Onset of COVID-Like Symptoms
    • Thoughts on Gaining Immunity From a COVID-Like Virus
    • Could Diet Be the Cause of Very Different COVID Impact, Country to Country?
    • Conclusion

Dear Ones,

Here is a video on a diet that may help alleviate COVID-like symptoms. There is an edited Summary after the video …

VIDEO BY ALICE

SUMMARY OF THE VIDEO

For those of you that develop COVID-19 symptoms or are diagnosed positive for the coronavirus and have the symptoms, I have a hint that may help diminish the harshness of the symptoms.

Here Were My COVID-Like Symptoms

On 4 March 2020 I began to develop physical symptoms I had never experienced before. At first I felt a thrumming in my gastrointestinal tract, and then a thrumming in other parts of my body. It felt as if my gut brain had sensed something awful in the air, and that my body was somehow concocting remedies for a threat it sensed … whether within my body, or merely in the air, I could not tell.

A day or so thereafter I felt a few sharp pinprick aches randomly here and there in my body. The next day I felt chills coursing through my body, but I had no fever.

In the ensuing days, I felt very great fatigue, such that all I wanted to do was sleep for days. There was a half day of gastrointestinal tract uneasiness. Then whatever it was settled as a moderate cold in the bronchial tubes and lungs, producing lots of mucus or phlegm.

A few days later I found I could get out of bed and walk a few steps without very great fatigue. After that each day was better. I was on the mend. Little by little, I began walking in the neighborhood. Then I went on to moderate mountain hiking.

Then I had a symptom that really worried me: I fell asleep one night, and then woke up to my upper airway popping closed, slightly stuck together with mucus, it seemed. Then as I inhaled it popped open. As to my recollection I had never had such a symptom before, I thought I had best try to find out what was up with that.

What Doctors in the United States Are Calling Symptoms Such as Those I Had

I stopped by one of the local hospitals, and they said my symptoms did not fit their description of COVID-19. They thought I might have symptoms of anxiety. They said they were getting lots of cases of anxious people coming to the hospital … people who thought they had COVID-19 but, they said, did not have it. So they sent me on home.

On the other side of the coin, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) a great many people in the United States have died this year of causes not diagnosed as COVID-19. Of the 99,000 ‘excess deaths’ that the CDC predicts for 2020, about 32,300 deaths are not diagnosed as COVID-19 …

Link: “COVID-19 Tidbits: ‘General Pandemonium’ Deaths for the United States?” by Alice B. Clagett, written and published on 22 May 2020 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-ihj ..

It seems to me that people with mild COVID-19 symptoms may be going to the doctor or to the hospital, and then diagnosed as anxious, then going home and dying at home of respiratory failure due to COVID. I feel this theory is worth investigation, and hope the hospitals here in the United States will consider it.

A Diet That Helped Alleviate My COVID-Like Symptoms

For those for whom Western medicine has no remedy, I have this to offer: During the course of my March 2020 illness, I found that eating certain foods caused an immediate adverse reaction. It was as if, in the space of a few minutes, alarm bells were ringing all over my body. I would go from feeling not too good, but manageable symptoms, to desperate physical distress in but a moment.

For me, some of the foods that caused this adverse reaction were mucus-forming foods such as wheat flour or dairy; animal protein (fish, chicken, or red meat); solid foods of any kind; refined sugars; alcohol; and foods with chemicals in them.

For me, at first I switched to small amounts of water daily, and that alone. Then a little later, what I could eat was a small amount of broth from boiled or steamed vegetables. Then after a week or so, I could eat a tablespoon or so of watered down bean or lentil soup, with tender, well cooked vegetables mixed in. Days later, I could eat half a cup of the soup.

Thus through very careful diet I was able to alleviate the symptoms of the COVID-like illness I had.

How My Health Is, Three Months After Onset of COVID-Like Symptoms

Today, more than three months after onset of COVID-like symptoms, my diet is more like what used to be normal for me. But I find I want to eat much less food, and I still prefer to avoid sweets, wheat flour, and dairy products.

My physical endurance is back to normal. I am masked but out and about Los Angeles and the surrounding mountains daily.

Thoughts on Gaining Immunity From a COVID-Like Virus

I have slightly more mucus or phlegm production by the lungs and bronchial tubes than is normal. My feeling is that this may be a good thing; I may still be encountering coronavirus in the air, here in Los Angeles, but I may have developed immunity to the virus, and the mucus or phlegm from the lungs may be proof that my body is now well able to quell the virus.

Could Diet Be the Cause of Very Different COVID Impact, Country to Country?

I have been following the World Health Organization’s daily situation reports on COVID …

Link: “Coronavirus Disease (COVID-2019) Situation Reports,” by the World Health Organization … https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/situation-reports ..

I could not but be amazed at the differences in the numbers of cases and deaths from COVID from nation to nation. It occurs to me that the diet of the peoples of some nations may promote alleviation of COVID-like symptoms. Especially I wonder if the diet of the peoples of some nations may alleviate mucus or phlegm production during pneumonia, and thus help prevent COVID deaths in those countries?

Conclusion

I know we here in the West think less of diet as medicine than do the peoples of the developing countries of the world. That may be because we have universal health care and the benefits of Western medicine.

In the case of COVID-like symptoms, it might be helpful for the people of the United States to turn to diet as medicine. Maybe we could take a look at the diet of people in countries that have been less affected by COVID than has been the United States.

As well, I hope my explanation of a diet that worked for me will be of interest and even maybe of help to those who have coronavirus-like symptoms in the coming year.

I hope everyone will be able to avoid the worst of the COVID-like symptoms through whatever diet works for them, through rest if fatigue sets in, and through God’s graceful kindness in answer to our prayers.

In love, light and Joy,
I Am of the Stars

Image: “Vegan Broth,” from Public Domain Pictures … https://www.publicdomainpictures.net/en/view-image.php?image=205594&picture=vegan-food … CC0 Public Domain … COMMENT: When I was ill, I did not put potatoes in the broth. I strained out the vegetables, and just sipped a tiny bit of the vegetable broth. Or I just sipped a little water.

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Triple Eclipse Passage: Multitemporality, Multidimensionality, and the Coronavirus Pandemic . by Alice B. Clagett *

Filmed on 6 June 2020; published on 7 June 2020; revised on 23 June 2020

  • VIDEO BY ALICE
  • SUMMARY OF THE VIDEO
    • Introduction
    • COVID Crisis from the Stance of the Mass Media
    • Chances for Lightworkers to Transform Dimensions and Timelines through the Incoming Light
    • Chances for Lightworkers to Transform Dimensions and Timelines through the Incoming Light
    • On Death from COVID-19, Viewed as Incarnational Choice or Awareness Timeline Changeup
    • Lightworker View: Caleidoscopic Timeline Merges
    • On Remembering Our Soul Choices Regarding These Troubled Times
    • Conclusion
    • Photo by Alice

Dear Ones,

Here is a second video to do with the Triple Eclipse Passage of Summer Solstice 2020. Topics include multitemporality, multidimensionality, and the coronavirus pandemic. There is an edited Summary after the video …

VIDEO BY ALICE

SUMMARY OF THE VIDEO

Hello, Dear Ones, It’s Alice. I Am of the Stars.

Well, here we are in the Triple Eclipse Passage or ‘Passageway’ … or sometimes it is called a ‘Window’ … to do with Summer Solstice 2020 and two other eclipses. It is just very dramatic. The Light switches and changes as timelines are merged.

Introduction

I have been feeling a little like I am a young chicken molting and changing to larger feathers. And my sleep patterns are very unusual. Maybe some of you who are Lightworkers and healers and so forth will identify with that. And others of you will probably have great tales to tell as time goes on.

I have been putting off talking to you about the multitemporal and multidimensional notion that Lightworkers and healers and channelers and others sometimes have regarding current events. It is because the events are current that I am likely to run into a ‘sticky wicket’. I will try to be brief, and for those of you that are versed in multitemporality and multidimensionality, I hope this will be sufficient.

COVID Crisis from the Stance of the Mass Media

As you may know, the nation and the world face what is termed in the mass media the ‘COVID crisis’, the coronavirus pandemic. Almost unanimously, in the news, this is viewed as a great catastrophe to which we as humankind must rise, which we must face with courage and faith; and we praise those in the community that assist, at risk to their own health, in healing others.

COVID as a Chance to Switch from Negative to Positive Dimensions

That is true, in a way. But there is another way of looking at it too, for those that like that other way better. I, for instance, see, all around me in Los Angeles, people on very different timelines and in very different dimensions from my own.

There are people experiencing fear and anger, which are hellworld scenarios; people extremely anxious over property and health. The extent of their negative feelings determines the worlds in which they find themselves … whether hellworlds or purgatory worlds … that depends on the density of the negative emotions.

We have, as aforementioned, other people who are experiencing faith and hope, and the desire to be of selfless service to humankind. Those people are offering to the people experiencing the other kinds of emotions, a chance to suddenly switch dimensions from negative to positive.

So those people who are ill, or fearful of being ill, have a chance to meet these other people who turn them … maybe for the first time in their lives … from fear and anger and anxiety and all those things, to the notions of faith, hope, charity, joy, and abundance. It is amazing!

There is an opportunity, right now, to choose the negative dimensions … the hellworlds or purgatory worlds … or to choose closer to the heaven worlds, or higher: the fifth dimension, the sixth dimension … on up to the twelfth dimension … or higher still, to the 72nd dimension positive.

Chances for Lightworkers to Transform Dimensions and Timelines through the Incoming Light

There is a great opportunity, here on Earth, from the stance of the Lightworker who believes in multidimensionality and multitemporality. It is very weird: I will be driving down the street, and I will be encountering waves of energy: temporal waves and dimensional waves that keep stirring and changing, to the extent where I need to stop, nap for five minutes, and suddenly recalibrate to whatever timeline and dimension exists at that locus in space … and then we can change up to the higher dimensions, or we can find a spot with the higher dimensions and the higher timelines; some place, for instance, where people have been meditating on their heart energy, or singing God’s praises with their heart energy.

That kind of a place, here in Los Angeles, creates an oasis of Christ consciousness through which … as I spoke of in yesterday’s video … can funnel, in a vortical motion, energy of Christ consciousness and Buddhic consciousness from the Galactic Center down to Earth, and through Earth, so that the people can experience, perhaps for the first time, perhaps after any number of times, Christed and Buddhic consciousness. It is really a rare time on Earth.

On Death from COVID-19, Viewed as Incarnational Choice or Awareness Timeline Changeup

Then there are quite a few people, according to the mass media, who have chosen to pass on at this time, during the COVID crisis. From the stance of a Lightworker, from my own stance, I feel that these people’s Souls have opted for an incarnation that teaches the lessons of Soul evolution, but perhaps without the incarnation dealing with the COVID crisis.

So those people who have chosen to pass on are looking forward to Soul lessons in a different context, in a different incarnation. It is all working out according to the Divine plan, and according to the free will hopes of the eternal Soul of each human being on Earth.

From the stance of a Lightworker, I feel that the Souls of many people here on Earth have chosen to place their Awareness on a different timeline. That decision to exist on perhaps a speeded up, or perhaps a slowed down timeline, has apparently resulted in many people dropping physical form in this timeline.

Those people still exist. They are still eternal Souls in another Awareness timeline. So this is a time of great change and great choice in that regard.

Lightworker View: Caleidoscopic Timeline Merges

With regard to my own self as a Lightworker I clairly see and hear, passing before me on the astral plane, all kinds of alternate timelines. These timelines are changing up, to higher timelines.

All kinds of thoughts and emotions that existed in non-chosen timelines or in chosen timelines in the recent past are blending upwards into the higher Light, so that those thoughts and those emotions will no longer pull my body of Light into negativity in that regard.

That is what I feel. The body of Light itself is becoming far more radiant because of the Light that is coming in, through this Triple Eclipse Passage.

On Remembering Our Soul Choices Regarding These Troubled Times

There is one other thing to do with the people that feel negative or fearful or anxious or angry regarding the current events. The thought I have is that people feel they have been dragged into these current circumstances without their choice, and that they must burden themselves with living through what is about to unfold in this timeline and this dimension in which they find themselves.

Our root and our beingness and our becomingness have to do with the reflection that we are of the Divine nature of God. Each human hologram is a separate hologram created by God in alignment with the Soul’s purpose, which, in the best-case scenario, is in alignment with the Will of God, the Heart of God, and the Mind of God. So I feel.  ccc

The truth of the issue, for people who are reluctant to go through the current unfolding mass media scenario, I feel to be that their eternal Souls chose this timeline in which they find themselves so that the vast choices of this moment would be available to them: the choices of positive mind and heart and Soul … the choices of aligning with Divine intent; or the choices of the media, which have to do with lack of free will, and power over, and poverty in the world, and so on.

So the Soul chose, but the human mind and heart and will do not remember, quite yet, that there was a free will choice to experience these events … to have a choice to meditate; to change the diet and make it more pure; to go for walks; to be with family and to strengthen those bonds with family; and to find creative ways to overcome the issue of lack of employment; to help each other out.

These were choices that the Soul made for a good reason, and that reason is this:  Movement to higher density is not going to occur until these things take place.

It is amazing, really, that so many Souls have made that choice, and so many people do not remember their Soul making it!

Conclusion

We have so many things going on at the same time, at this time. We have the people that are turning from despair and sadness, grief and anger and anxiety, to the experiences of positive emotions and positive thoughts, often aided by other human beings who help to pull them up from the depths of despair and from the negative emotions. Those people are learning to move from the negative worlds … from the negative dimensions … to the positive dimensions. That is one thing.

Then there are the people that are capable of ‘multidiming’ and ‘multitiming’. They are capable of multidimensional and multitemporal surfing. Those people have amazing opportunities today, as they move from place to place (or even sitting in one place during meditation) of making changes in their own body of Light, so that it becomes more perfect … so that their experience of multidimensionality and multitemporality is more uplifted in all regards; so that their choices are more closely aligned with the Infinite.

The people who make those choices are doing so while staying in physical form now, during this time. They are staying in the current Awareness timeline, or in another Awareness timeline that involves the same COVID crisis.

Then there are the people that decided to opt out; they do not like the COVID crisis, and they are moving on, to new incarnation.

And there may be many other things happening at this time, that I have not quite figured out right now.

It is as if all humankind is that young chicken that is molting its feathers and changing. The pinfeathers are coming in, and it is going to have large feathers with which it can fly, pretty soon. That is how I see it: We are all molting and changing and becoming quite glorious.

This is a Lightworker signing off. I hope no one takes offense at my ideas about the COVID crisis. I hope you will, each an every one, find your way free, and find your way through, and find yourself in the highest and greatest and most beautiful of New Realities here on Earth.

God bless you all and keep you safe.

In love, light and Joy,
I Am of the Stars

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Image: “Santa Paula, California: Window or Passage,” by Alice B. Clagett, 6 June 2020, CC BY-SA 4.0

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The George Floyd ‘Flashpoint’ and Scapegoating of Police in America . by Alice B. Clagett *

Written and published on 4 June 2020

  • COVID AND SUBCONSCIOUS SYMBOLISM: “I CAN’T BREATHE”
  • TRIPLE ECLIPSE PASSAGE

Dear Ones,

COVID AND SUBCONSCIOUS SYMBOLISM: “I CAN’T BREATHE”

I wonder if when George Floyd so poignantly said “I can’t breathe” and then passed on, whether that sent a message to us that face masks make it hard to breathe … that COVID also, they say, makes it hard to breathe … and somehow these two, the face masks and the COVID symptoms … are what are being protested, both at the same time, along with undue force by the policeman.

It seems almost as if the suffocation of George Floyd was the acting out in physical reality of our concerns about the pandemic, the concrete symbol of our fears. And now, after the ‘flashpoint’ event that occurred, it is almost as if the police are being pilloried as scapegoats … that our fears for our well-being have morphed into anger at them.

In recent weeks I have been doing an easy yoga set in addition to walking (which I love), and found these help quite a bit to divert my heart from the dramas so much in the news.

TRIPLE ECLIPSE PASSAGE

It seems likely to me that the events unfolding in the social arena have to do with the high energies of the Triple Eclipse Passage now underway …

Link: “Incoming Light! Triple Eclipse Passage,” by Alice B. Clagett, written and published on 4 June 2020 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-iuS ..

That passage heralds the New. Transforming to the New always requires courage, and overcoming one’s own desire to remain the same. Fear and anger do arise in our hearts, and we must counter these with positive emotions and right action in the world. That way we can become more like Christ, more like the Buddha, and more like Lord Krishna in our hearts and in the living of our lives.

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

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Community Alert: Could Wearing Face Masks Be Partly to Blame for the Rioting and Looting? . by Alice B. Clagett

Written and published on 3 June 2020

Dear Ones,

Just now I was reading the Mayo Clinic explanation about the efficacy of wearing face masks in public, and I have a few notions about it. I read between the lines that the cloth masks do not prevent us from breathing germs when we inhale in public, I guess because the cloth fabric is porous.

Nobody has mentioned the psychological effect of wearing masks. People get cues about the good intentions of other people by observing their facial expressions, I feel. When I go to the store and see masked people all around I get an unfriendly feeling because of the masks.

It feels to me like health officials mandate face masks as a way of saying the virus is ‘under control’. The masks are like the ‘magic whistle’ to allay our health concerns. But instead of helping, the face mask regulation is causing me to feel estranged from my fellow shoppers and neighbors in the community.

It could be that the ‘masked marauder’ look is causing people to feel fearful, and that the rioting and looting are a reaction to that fear … As they say, some may choose ‘fight’ rather than ‘flight’ in a scary situation. Getting down to the line, I feel it could be that the mandate about face masks is partly to blame for the rioting and looting in LA.

How do you feel about it? Are the pros of wearing face masks in public when we are not ill greater than the cons?

Here is the Mayo Clinic face mask page where I ‘read between the lines’ about the effectiveness of various sorts of masks …

Link: “COVID-19: How Much Protection Do Face Masks Offer?” by Mayo Clinic Staff …  https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/coronavirus/in-depth/coronavirus-mask/art-20485449 ..

As I read the Mayo Clinic article, the types of masks that are thought to offer protection from droplet aspiration are surgical and N95 masks. While I am not a medical doctor, my profession at UCLA (from which I am retired) was medical editor for some years, which accounts for my being able to read what is left unsaid in the Mayo publication.

What they seem not to be saying is that the cloth masks are effective. Instead, they say that the surgical and N95 masks are effective. I feel this to be misleading, as it causes intelligent people to think one way, when in fact things are another way.

In addition there is the issue of health care officials finding out that the pandemic had spread here in the United States while people were asymptomatic. What the masks do is stop the spread of infectious particles or droplets in the air. But if infectious people were asymptomatic, that would mean they were not coughing or sneezing. In that case they were not spreading infectious particles or droplets in the air, so how might wearing masks have prevented this early asymptomatic viral spreading?

In fact, what was the manner of infection? Was it in the breathed out air, or perhaps through touch?

Then there is the issue of the face masks with the valves that open when the person wearing them breathes out. Those types of face masks would not prevent an infected person wearing the mask from infecting nearby people.

I am left with the thought that surgical face masks might be very helpful when infected people are coughing or sneezing, as these types of face masks prevent spread of infectious particles or droplets in the air. But according to the Mayo Clinic report, not enough of these are being produced to pass out to the general population; instead they are being reserved for health care workers and essential personnel.

Mayo Clinic offers that the general public may wear cloth masks; and the Mayor of Los Angeles then mandated that we Angelenos must do so. That is considerable expense and discomfort to us, which might yet be a sensible consideration if there were a peer-reviewed article showing that fabric masks are helpful in preventing the spread of the virus. Until we have such research, I feel the Mayor of Los Angeles ought to revoke his mandate that we must always wear cloth masks in public.

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

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Western States Pact and Possible Decentralization of the United States . by Alice B. Clagett

Written and published on 2 June 2020

  • FORMATION OF THE WESTERN STATES PACT
  • POSSIBLE DECENTRALIZATION OF THE UNITED STATES INTO LOOSELY FEDERALLY RULED ECONOMIC REGIONS IN YEARS TO COME
    • Decentralization Stressors
      • COVID-19, AIDS, and Less Federal Revenues
      • The Price of Water and the Potential Need to Grow Crops
  • COVID-19 LOCKDOWNS VERSUS THE COMMON GOOD

Dear Ones,

FORMATION OF THE WESTERN STATES PACT

As you may know, a Western States Pact has been formed in response to the COVID-19 issue. To date, the states involved are Washington, Oregon, California, Colorado, and Nevada …

Link: “Colorado & Nevada Join California, Oregon & Washington in Western States Pact,” 27 April 2020 … https://www.gov.ca.gov/2020/04/27/colorado-nevada-join-california-oregon-washington-in-western-states-pact/ ..

This is a power block or united front asking for financial help from the federal government in response to the impact of COVID-19 on their states’ economies.

POSSIBLE DECENTRALIZATION OF THE UNITED STATES INTO LOOSELY FEDERALLY RULED ECONOMIC REGIONS IN YEARS TO COME

While this power block has a focused purpose, it does present a small step towards consolidating a Western economic region, in a way that is reminiscent of this possible timeline for relative decentralization of the United States into economic regions, with less control by a federal government as a possibility in years to come …

Link: “What If: Will the United States Become Less Centralized?,” by Alice B. Clagett, written and published on 6 December 2019 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-fnm ..

Decentralization Stressors

COVID-19, AIDS, and Less Federal Revenues. Among the stressors, in the current scenario, would be COVID-19 affecting the current economy of the large United States cities; AIDS (which prevents having viable offspring) affecting the Eastern Seaboard economic region (which is hard hit by AIDS) first, and other regions later; and in the short term, inability of the federal government to provide financial aid because of decreased tax payments next year because of unemployment caused by lockdowns this year.

The Price of Water and the Potential Need to Grow Crops. In addition, here in Los Angeles the price of water has made it untenable to raise crops; water prices may rise elsewhere in the United States as well. For those in the cities, I suggest a power block lobbying for reasonably priced water. For those who can move away from the cities, I suggest moving to regions of plentiful rainfall, so that a sustainable or survival-oriented lifestyle can be maintained if necessary.

COVID-19 LOCKDOWNS VERSUS THE COMMON GOOD

My feeling is that riots and curfews are happening in New York, Los Angeles and elsewhere because people who have no savings have been prevented from making a living by lockdowns in the urban areas of the United States. My hope is that our mayors and governors will see the wisdom of balancing relatively few lives lost through COVID-19 against social unrest caused by inability to get work.

Italy, for instance, was very hard hit by the epidemic, yet their people are going back to work and reopening churches. In addition, Dallas, Texas is doing so. From available news, the resurgence of COVID-19 in Wuhan, which reopened for business a while ago, has been far less in numbers than the good caused by the ability of the people to feed and clothe themselves.

In other words, I feel that, in terms of lockdown or return to normalcy, we must weigh the common good against our fears regarding possible, but as yet unproven, negative outcomes. For all we know, the worst is over, and better days lie just beyond the horizon, nearly within our ken.

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

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Los Angeles Residents – Get Work in Ventura County? . by Alice B. Clagett

Written and published on 30 May 2020

Dear Ones,

This post is for residents of Los Angeles who need to go back to work and have been prevented by the lock down order in Los Angeles. Surely Los Angeles cannot entirely prevent our young people and those of us who are cannot work from home from earning an honest wage.

I see that Ventura County has opened up more possibilities for employment; for instance, it is allowing restaurants to have dine-in service …

Link: “Ventura County gets state OK for more reopenings, including dine-in restaurant service,” 20 May 2020 …  https://abc7.com/reopening-california-ventura-county-reopens-restaurants/6200097/ ..

Why not get work in Ventura County until the Los Angeles lock down ends?

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

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COVID-19 Tidbits: Death Rate for California for 2020 To Date . by Alice B. Clagett

Written and published on 22 May 2020; updated on 19 June 2020

[As of 19 June 2020 the death rate for California, using the below source updated, is 5,355 California COVID-19 deaths / 39,510,000 California population x 100 (to get percent) = 0.014 percent California COVID-19 death rate for 2020 to date. That is to say, COVID-19 deaths for California for 2020 to date are still one hundred times less than about 1 percent of the population.]

Dear Ones,

I crunched the numbers, and found the total COVID-19 deaths in California for 2020 to date to be much less than I thought..

There have been 3,609 California COVID-19 deaths to date …

Link: “Tracking coronavirus in California,” by Los Angeles Times Staff, updated 22 May 2020 9:03 am Pacific … https://www.latimes.com/projects/california-coronavirus-cases-tracking-outbreak/ ..

39,510,000 population of California, per Google

Here is my calculation ..

3,609 California COVID-19 deaths / 39,510,000 California population x 100 (to get percent)  = .009 percent California COVID-19 death rate for 2020 to date.

That is to say, COVID-19 deaths for California for 2020 to date are one hundred times less than about 1 percent of the population.

The same formula can be used to determine the death rate for other states, by plugging in the numbers from this New York Times article …

Link: “Coronavirus in the U.S.: Latest Map and Case Count,” by the New York Times, updated daily … https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/us/coronavirus-us-cases.html ..

Alice B. Clagett
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I Am of the Stars

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How Many COVID Deaths Will There Be in China This Year? – Here Is What the Pragmatic Prophet Says …

Written and published on 22 May 2020; revised on 27 July 2020; by Alice B. Clagett
Previously titled: COVID-19 Tidbits: 2020 Predicted Excess Deaths for China 

Image: “2019-nCoV cases in China,” – Own work, base map from File:China Blank Map with Province Names.svg, from English Wikipedia … https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:COVID-19_Confirmed_Cases_Animated_Map.webm … CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “2019-nCoV cases in China,” – Own work, base map from File:China Blank Map with Province Names.svg, from English Wikipedia … https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:COVID-19_Confirmed_Cases_Animated_Map.webm … CC BY-SA 4.0

  • IMPROBABILITY OF WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION’S DAILY SITUATION REPORTS ON TOTAL DEATHS IN CHINA
  • FEBRUARY 2020 MAP OF SPREAD OF COVID-19 THROUGHOUT CHINA
  • WHAT ARE THE 2020 PREDICTED EXCESS DEATHS FROM COVID-19 AND OTHER CAUSES FOR CHINA?

Dear Ones,

Here are a few COVID-19 tidbits regarding predicted death rate from COVID-19 in China …

IMPROBABILITY OF WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION’S DAILY SITUATION REPORTS ON TOTAL DEATHS IN CHINA

I was wondering about the spread of COVID-19 in China, as the World Health Organization Daily Situation Reports have not been listing probable statistics for China since 18 April 2020. For instance, according to the WHO Situation Reports, only 3 additional COVID-19 deaths have been reported for China between 18 April 2020 and 21 May 2020 …

WHO reported 4642 total deaths for China as of Situation Report 89 (data received by 18 April 2020) … Link: “Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Situation Report – 89,” by the World Health Organization (WHO) … https://www.who.int/docs/default-source/coronaviruse/situation-reports/20200418-sitrep-89-covid-19.pdf?sfvrsn=3643dd38_2 ..

WHO reported 4645 total deaths for China as of Situation Report 122 (data received by 21 May 2020) … Link: “Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Situation Report – 122,” by the World Health Organization (WHO) … https://www.who.int/docs/default-source/coronaviruse/situation-reports/20200521-covid-19-sitrep-122.pdf?sfvrsn=24f20e05_2 ..

In perusing Situation Report 122, I wondered how it could be that there had been insignificant spread of the epidemic in China, as compared with Europe, North America, and Brazil? …

FEBRUARY 2020 MAP OF SPREAD OF COVID-19 THROUGHOUT CHINA

Today I found a map dated February 2020 that shows the virus has spread from Hubei to other areas of China … https://www.nejm.org/na101/home/literatum/publisher/mms/journals/content/nejm/2020/nejm_2020.382.issue-18/nejmoa2002032/20200424/images/img_medium/nejmoa2002032_f1.jpeg ..

That map was in this scientific article …

Link: “Clinical Characteristics of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in China,” by Weii-jie Guan, Ph.D., Zheng-yi Ni, M.D., Yu Hu, M.D., et al., for the China Medical Treatment Expert Group for Covid-19, published on 28 February 2020 at NEJM.org …
N Engl J Med 2020; 382:1708-1720 … 30 April 2020 … DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa2002032 …  https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa2002032 ..

WHAT ARE THE 2020 PREDICTED EXCESS DEATHS FROM COVID-19 AND OTHER CAUSES FOR CHINA?

I have not been able to find online the predicted excess deaths from COVID-19 and other causes for China (although I may have simply overlooked the statistical analyses). If the ratio of predicted deaths were the same as that for the United States, the predicted number of deaths might be figured thus …

United States population: 328,200,000
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Predicted Excess Deaths from COVID-19 and Other Causes in the United States for 2020 (1): 99,000 deaths

China population: 1,393,000,000

The ratio would be: x predicted China excess deaths / 1,393,000,000 China population = 99,000 predicted United States excess deaths / 328,200,000 United States population

x = 99,000 / 329,200,000 x 1,393,000,000 = 420,192 predicted excess deaths for China in 2020

It seems to me likely that a number of countries may be underreporting COVID-19 infections and deaths for lack of manpower or possibly also for political reasons.

Alice B. Clagett
In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

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(1) 99,000 deaths are an average of the range of excess deaths predicted by the CDC; see … Link: “COVID-19 Tidbits: ‘General Pandemonium’ Deaths for the United States?” by Alice B. Clagett, written and published on 22 May 2020 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-ihj ..

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COVID-19 Tidbits: ‘General Pandemonium’ Deaths for the United States? . by Alice B. Clagett

Written and published on 22 May 2020

  • PREDICTED ‘EXCESS DEATHS’ FOR THE UNITED STATES FOR 2020
  • PREDICTED ‘GENERAL PANDEMONIUM’ DEATHS IN THE UNITED STATES FOR 2020

Dear Ones,

Here are a few COVID-19 tidbits regarding predicted excess deaths for 2020 in the United States …

PREDICTED ‘EXCESS DEATHS’ FOR THE UNITED STATES FOR 2020

Here is a graph with a pretty big CDC ‘excess deaths’ spike for the winter; the ‘excess deaths’ are the steep little mountain of data above the red line on the far right side of the bar graph …

Image: “Weekly number of deaths (from all causes) – as of 9 May 2020,” from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) … https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/vsrr/covid19/excess_deaths.htm … public domain because from the United States Government

Image: “Weekly number of deaths (from all causes) – as of 9 May 2020,” from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) … https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/vsrr/covid19/excess_deaths.htm … public domain because from the United States Government

CDC predicts the total excess deaths for 2020 to be in the range of 84,891 to 113,139 (with a pretty big fudge factor). Taking an average of the range, that would be a prediction of 99,000 excess deaths for 2020.

PREDICTED ‘GENERAL PANDEMONIUM’ DEATHS IN THE UNITED STATES FOR 2020

But 32,300 or so of the predicted excess deaths do not have to do with COVID. Go figure.

Link: “As Pandemic Claims Non-COVID Patients, Some Face Difficult Decisions,” by Zoe Todd, 4 May 2020, from PBS Frontline … https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/article/excess-pandemic-deaths-cdc-covid-coronavirus/ ..

That would be 32,300 / 99,000  times 100 (to get the percent) = 33 percent ‘general pandemonium’ deaths, or one in three of the 2020 excess deaths being due to nothing the CDC can put a peg to, as I perceive it.

Alice B. Clagett
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I Am of the Stars

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Angel of Death Has Left Los Angeles . a vision by Alice B. Clagett

Written and published by 15 May 2020
The event described happened on 29 March 2020

  • ALICE’S VISION: ANGEL OF DEATH HAS LEFT LOS ANGELES
  • FLIGHT PATH OF THE ANGEL OF DEATH
  • TIMELINE JUMPING OR SURFING: TIME SLIPPAGE IN VISIONS
  • DISJUNCT BETWEEN WHAT I SEE IN MY COMMUNITY AND THE COVID-19 ONLINE TALLIES
    • Waves of Fear Stirred Up by Mass Media
    • Blessings Are All Around Us

Dear Ones,

ALICE’S VISION: ANGEL OF DEATH HAS LEFT LOS ANGELES

On Monday, 29 March 2020, in the midst of the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown (the Mayor’s stay at home order here in Los Angeles) I went to Office Depot in the San Fernando Valley in the late afternoon. I was standing in the parking lot, next to my car, observing the few people around me, so as to judge whether it would be safe to go into the store.

To my amazement, in my astral vision, I could see that the Angel of Death had passed by, and left this place. On the astral airs, I had a retrospective view of a dark form … not menacing, but neutral in aspect … a dignified, stern but comely being about 20 feet long, clothed in a black robe, flying off in the air at an altitude a little higher than the buildings there. Intuition whispered that this being compassionately dispensed what ill tidings he bore hither and yon, over the face of our beloved planet. The ‘feel’ of the vision was a little like this …

Effected Image: “Angel of Death Passing O’er,” adapted by Alice B. Clagett, 15 May 2020, CC BY-SA 4.0, from “Awakening with Planet Earth,” https://awakeningwithplanetearth.com … DESCRIPTION: Angel of Death in dark, flowing robe, carrying a sword, flying over a mountainous landscape. There is a full moon top right. The Angel looks like a noble, serious young man with wings … CREDITS: Adapted from “Justice and Divine Vengeance Pursuing Crime,” by Pierre-Paul Prud’hon, between circa 1805 and circa 1806, from Wikimedia Commons … public domain

Effected Image: “Angel of Death Passing O’er,” adapted by Alice B. Clagett, 15 May 2020, CC BY-SA 4.0, from “Awakening with Planet Earth,” https://awakeningwithplanetearth.com

DESCRIPTION: Angel of Death in dark, flowing robe, carrying a sword, flying over a mountainous landscape. There is a full moon top right. The Angel looks like a noble, serious young man with wings …

CREDITS: Adapted from “Justice and Divine Vengeance Pursuing Crime,” by Pierre-Paul Prud’hon, between circa 1805 and circa 1806, from Wikimedia Commons … public domain

There were a few people in the parking lot; they looked healthy, and wore no face masks. In the store, the music was light and upbeat, and the young store clerks looked hopeful and healthy. From this I gathered that the worst was behind us.

FLIGHT PATH OF THE ANGEL OF DEATH

I wondered where that Angel of Death was headed next, so I checked the map about it. It looks like the Angel was heading off towards Antartica, with a flight trajectory passing a little east of New Zealand, through the Pacific Ocean …

Drawing: “Trajectory of Angel of Death on 29 March 2020,” by Alice B. Clagett, 15 May 2020, CC BY-SA 4.0, from “Awakening with Planet Earth,” https://awakeningwithplanetearth.com … DESCRIPTION: Map of China, Australia, New Zealand, North America, South America, and Antarctica. There is a red star by the Office Depot I visited in the the San Fernando Valley, California. From that star is drawn a purple line passing through the Pacific Ocean east of New Zealand, and intersecting Antarctica. The line is labeled “Flight Path of the Angel of Death.”

Drawing: “Trajectory of Angel of Death on 29 March 2020,” by Alice B. Clagett, 15 May 2020, CC BY-SA 4.0, from “Awakening with Planet Earth,” https://awakeningwithplanetearth.com

DESCRIPTION: Map of China, Australia, New Zealand, North America, South America, and Antarctica. There is a red star by the Office Depot I visited in the the San Fernando Valley, California. From that star is drawn a purple line passing through the Pacific Ocean east of New Zealand, and intersecting Antarctica. The line is labeled “Flight Path of the Angel of Death.”

TIMELINE JUMPING OR SURFING: TIME SLIPPAGE IN VISIONS

Over the years I have found that there is some ‘time slippage’ in visions; they may be a little before or after the rolling out of the hologram before my physical eyes. As well, I often find that there is ‘time slippage’ in the mass media. For instance, I had a prophetic vision to do with some cloud readings on 12 February 2020 …

Link: “Early February 2020: Omens in the Sky,” by Alice B. Clagett, filmed on 12 February 2020; published on 1 May 2020 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-hS7 ..

But it was not till 19 March 2020 that the governor of California issued the safer at home order.

Clearly, the vision I had of the Angel of Death passing by was also before the fact. The vision took place on 29 March 2020 and the tally of those passing on of COVID-19 in Los Angeles continues to be on the high side.

Sometimes they say that the perception of the mass media lags the unfolding epic of life on Earth. Of course, it takes some time after an event for it to be reported on the news … but the question is, how much time does it take? Is it a matter of hours, or days, or years? Could it be sometimes the one, and sometimes the other?

From the stance of multitemporality, on the other hand, could it be that the forward looking visions of a prophet have to do with timeline jumping or timeline surfing? That would be another way of looking at the fact that prophets speak about things that are about to unfold.

DISJUNCT BETWEEN WHAT I SEE IN MY COMMUNITY AND THE COVID-19 ONLINE TALLIES

The odd thing is, it seems as if what I see … my personal experience of life in my community … does not match what I see in the COVID-19 statistics.

Waves of Fear Stirred Up by Mass Media

To me there seems to be a big disjunct going on; it feels to me like the mass media are revving up people’s fears about getting ill and passing on. As an empath, I can feel waves of fear coursing through the noosphere at night, when people might be expected to watch the news channels.

Are Not Blessings All Around Us?

Is there reason to be fearful? Or are there blessings in store for us, here in California? Could it be that a great blessing is unfolding here on Earth, as the Incoming Light inspires us to new spiritual heights during Summer Solstice 2020?

I feel the answer is the latter. I find that, if I center my Awareness on my own two feet, on the patch of Earth on which I am standing, then look through my own eyes at the scene unfolding around me, then all is well. I find peace and tranquility everywhere. My world is full of blessings.

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

The effected image of the Angel of Death is featured here … Link: “Tiny Anthologies: Demons, Devils and Ghosts,” ADULTS ONLY drawings and collages by Alice B. Clagett, Published on 3 August 2020 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-jnZ ..

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On My Street: Finch, Lizard, Flowers . by Alice B. Clagett

Filmed on 18 March 2020; published on 11 April 2020
Location: San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles, California

  • VIDEO BY ALICE
  • SUMMARY OF THE VIDEO
    • Photos by Alice

Dear Ones,

Here are nature scenes from a neighborhood walk I took during Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti’s 19 March 2020 “Safer at Home” order occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic in Los Angeles … https://www.lamayor.org/sites/g/files/wph446/f/page/file/SAFER%20AT%20HOME%20ORDER%202020.03.19%20%28REV%202020.04.01%29.pdf

As there are no words, the Summary contains only photos …

VIDEO BY ALICE

SUMMARY OF THE VIDEO

Photos by Alice

Image: “Finch, San Fernando Valley, California,” by Alice B. Clagett, 18 March 2020, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Finch, San Fernando Valley, California,” by Alice B. Clagett, 18 March 2020, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Red Leaf, San Fernando Valley, California,” by Alice B. Clagett, 18 March 2020, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Red Leaf, San Fernando Valley, California,” by Alice B. Clagett, 18 March 2020, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Fence Lizard, San Fernando Valley, California,” by Alice B. Clagett, 18 March 2020, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Fence Lizard, San Fernando Valley, California,” by Alice B. Clagett, 18 March 2020, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Pink Rose, San Fernando Valley, California,” by Alice B. Clagett, 18 March 2020, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Pink Rose, San Fernando Valley, California,” by Alice B. Clagett, 18 March 2020, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Red Leaves, San Fernando Valley, California,” by Alice B. Clagett, 18 March 2020, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Red Leaves, San Fernando Valley, California,” by Alice B. Clagett, 18 March 2020, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Magenta Flower, San Fernando Valley, California,” by Alice B. Clagett, 18 March 2020, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Magenta Flower, San Fernando Valley, California,” by Alice B. Clagett, 18 March 2020, CC BY-SA 4.0

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Why the Coronavirus Pandemic? . by Alice B. Clagett

Written and published on 11 April 2020; revised on 19 June 2020

  • WHY THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC?
    • Did Our Martian Bacterial Colonists Bioengineer COVID-19 to Counter the Threat of HIV / AIDS?
    • Might COVID-19 Strengthen Our Immune Systems Against an As-Yet-Unknown Health Threat?
    • Might COVID-19 Be a Download of Light to Heal the Damage Done by Cosmic Rays to Our DNA During the Recent Extended Solar Minimum?
  • TURMERIC TO PURIFY THE BLOOD?
  • THREE-MINUTE MEDITATION TO ACHIEVE A COMPLETELY TRANQUIL MIND
  • MEDITATION CRISIS KIT: FREE DOWNLOAD

Dear Ones,

This is being written at what is currently thought to be the day before the peak of the Coronavirus epidemic in Los Angeles (although we are not certain whether there may be another wave later on).

WHY THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC?

The question is: Why the coronavirus pandemic? I have three possible answers …

Did Our Martian Bacterial Colonists Bioengineer COVID-19 to Counter the Threat of HIV / AIDS?

It could be that the Martian bacterial colonists of our colon came up with the virus as a way to address the threat that the HIV / AIDS virus poses to the viability of humankind …

Link: “Did Martian Bacteria Bioengineer All Life on Earth (Including Us)?” by Alice B. Clagett, published on 3 December 2016; revised on 9 July 2017 … http://wp.me/p2Rkym-6uD ..

Link: “On Asking Our Martian Bacterial Colonists to Help Heal Disease,” by Alice B. Clagett, filmed on 25 January 2018 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-8gZ ..

Might COVID-19 Strengthen Our Immune Systems Against an As-Yet-Unknown Health Threat? 

It may also be that God provided this virus to build up our immune systems against another health threat not yet known to us on this timeline.

Might COVID-19 Be a Download of Light to Heal the Damage Done by Cosmic Rays to Our DNA During the Recent Extended Solar Minimum?

This is the explanation that makes the most sense to me, as it is the most positive: I feel that the symptoms labeled COVID-19 are, in actuality, downloads of Light to do with the initiation of Solar Cycle 25 in December 2019?

Link: “Solar Cycle 25,” in Wikipedia … https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_cycle_25 ..

Earth’s atmosphere in the past few years has been chock full of cosmic rays because of the ever-decreasing solar activity since early 2014. That is nearly 6 years of greater and greater impact of cosmic rays on our DNA …

Image: “ISES Solar Cycle 24 Sunspot Number Progression,” by NOAA/Space Weather Prediction Center, in Wikimedia Commons … https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Solar_cycle_24_sunspot_number_progression_and_prediction.gif … public domain

Image: “ISES Solar Cycle 24 Sunspot Number Progression,” by NOAA/Space Weather Prediction Center, in Wikimedia Commons … https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Solar_cycle_24_sunspot_number_progression_and_prediction.gif … public domain

Cosmic rays can randomly alter our DNA, and not always for the better. Right now, at the cusp of the change from Solar Cycle 24 to the new Solar Cycle 25, our Ascension Teams may see the need for extensive repairs to our human DNA. In addition, new DNA is being activated because of the faster pulsating Light available in this new cycle of the Ascension process.

It seems to me that the health effects we are experiencing have to do with repairs and upgrades of our DNA as the new Solar Cycle begins. If we accept these downloads of Light in a positive way, with feelings of faith and hope in the future, then we will be able to go through the changeups with grace and ease. Along those lines, I heard just the other day that positive emotions help bolster the immune system …

Video: “DR BRUCE LIPTON – CORONAVIRUS, EPIGENETICS & IMMUNE SYSTEM – MOST DANGEROUS PART OF COVID-19 IS FEAR,” by London Real, 10 April 2020 … https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=242&v=nkQqxkf6heA&feature=emb_logo ..

I realize my understanding of COVID-19 flies in the face of accepted health understanding, but after all, is that not what Lightworkers do? We see Light where others may see Dark. We see God’s great Will at work in creation, where others may see our human limitations. We see the smiling face of humankind, where others may see masked automatons.

This is a time of New Beginning, and not the advent of Apocalypse. The coronavirus pandemic has taught people all over Earth the importance of community, of family, of working at home with our young children, the importance of healthy diet and of outdoor exercise, the saving grace of faith in God, the helpfulness of yoga and meditation, the unhealthful aspects of life in very large cities. Who would have thought such changes in human values might take place in such a short time?

Change can be fearful, or we can rise to the challenge. Because of the pandemic, we have a chance to take a good look at the values dear to us, at the lifestyle we choose to live, so that we may walk together into a New Tomorrow.

TURMERIC TO PURIFY THE BLOOD?

I wonder if the foods said in India to purify the blood might be helpful in getting through COVID-19? In India, turmeric is used in cooking quite a bit; they feel it cleanses the blood. Does the COVID-19 virus float around in the blood? If so, maybe turmeric would help get rid of it? I note there is quite a bit of turmeric in mustard, for instance.

I looked this up today in the book ..

Citation: “Foods for Health and Healing: Remedies and Recipes,” based on the teachings of Yogi Bhajan, edited by Gurubanda Singh Khalsa and Parmatma Singh Khalsa for the Kundalini Research Institute,, published by Spiritual Community and K.R.I. Publications, 1983 … See: “Chapter 10: Body Systems and Their Ailments,” the subsection: The Blood

I see there were quite a few more recommended blood purifiers there, including baked apple and cottage cheese, which sounds pretty tasty to me.

I remember this book fondly because I was Editorial Assistant for it, under my then spiritual name Dharm Darshan Kaur Khalsa. I still keep a copy handy on my cookbook shelf in the kitchen.

THREE-MINUTE MEDITATION TO ACHIEVE A COMPLETELY TRANQUIL MIND

I also thought of this meditation, because I, as well as many of my fellow empaths, are very sensitive to the waves of fear that have, in recent weeks, swept across Earth during the COVID-19 pandemic …

Link: “Meditation to Tranquilize the Mind,” originally taught by Yogi Bhajan on 28 February 1979, at Healthy, Happy Holy Organization … https://www.3ho.org/3ho-lifestyle/health-and-healing/meditation-tranquilize-mind ..

This is one of the most effective meditations I know of to tranquilize the mind. I used it while teaching beginner kundalini yoga classes many years ago. Nearly instant peace of mind, wow!

MEDITATION CRISIS KIT: FREE DOWNLOAD

I have one other gift for you to reduce stress during the current crisis. This is the meditation “Crisis Kit” put out by Kundalini Research Institute. Here is the free download …

Link: “Kundalini Research Institute Crisis Kit,” copyright The Teachings of Yogi Bhajan … http://kundaliniresearchinstitute.org/docs/KRI-Crisis-Kit.pdf ..

I am familiar with all the meditations in the “Crisis Kit,” having practiced them myself and taught them to my kundalini yoga students in the 1980s. It is my hope you may find amongst them some that will be as helpful to you as I have found them to be.

CONCLUSION

Dear Ones, take heart during these times. I wish each of you good health and happiness, and the courage to face the stress of life with equanimity.

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

There is a little more about the 3-Minute Meditation and the Crisis Kit here … Link: “3-Minute Meditation to Tranquilize the Mind . by Yogi Bhajan,” referral with comments by Alice B. Clagett, published on 7 October 2014 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-6ik ..

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On Averting Violence During the Coronavirus Crisis . by Alice B. Clagett

Written and published on 7 April 2020

  • CALMING EFFECT OF THIRD-EYE POINT MEDITATION
  • LOCATION OF THE THIRD-EYE POINT
  • THE PITUITARY GLAND IS PART OF THE LIMBIC SYSTEM
    • Inadvertent Stimulation of the Fight or Flight Response
    • The Mistake of Cursing of the Pituitary Gland as the ‘Evil Eye’
  • ON INVOKING GOD’S BLESSING BEFORE DOING A THIRD-EYE POINT MEDITATION
  • CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC STRESS AND THIRD-EYE POINT ‘WANDER’
    • Moving Awareness to the Neocortex to Correct Third-Eye Point ‘Wander’
  • VIOLENT STRESS RESPONSES OF OTHERS TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC
    • Waves of Fear Sweeping Round the Planet Because of the Coronavirus Pandemic
    • Acting Out of Limbic System Resonance Responses by Our Family and Neighbors During This Time of Stress
    • Unavailability of LAPD Response to Domestic Violence, Most Likely Due to Health Crisis
  • THE IMPORTANCE OF PRAYER AND MEDITATION AT THIS TIME

Dear Ones,

CALMING EFFECT OF THIRD-EYE POINT MEDITATION

The third-eye point, the sixth chakra, is where many meditators place their Awareness during  meditation. Placing Awareness on the third-eye point can create waves of peace, love, and joy that emanate through our person, and send rays of healing Light out into our community. But what is the most effective way to do a third-eye point meditation?

LOCATION OF THE THIRD-EYE POINT

Some mistakenly feel that the third-eye point is on the forehead. This is a mistake that may have been occasioned by misinterpretations of illustrations of the location of the chakras in years past.

The true location of the third-eye point, and the place where Awareness had best be placed during a third-eye point meditation, is on the pituitary gland in the center of the brain.

THE PITUITARY GLAND IS PART OF THE LIMBIC SYSTEM

Here is the difficulty: The pituitary is a small part of the limbic system …

Image: “File” 1611 The Limbic Lobe.jpg,” Illustration from Anatomy & Physiology, Connexions Web site. http://cnx.org/content/col11496/1.6/, Jun 19, 2013, by OpenStax College, 23 May 2013, in Wikimedia Commons … https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:1511_The_Limbic_Lobe.jpg … This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license. Adapted by Alice B. Clagett … COMMENT: In the image, the colored portions of the brain represent the limbic lobe. The asterisk indicates the pituitary gland, where awareness is placed during a third-eye point meditation.

Image: “File” 1611 The Limbic Lobe.jpg,” Illustration from Anatomy & Physiology, Connexions Web site. http://cnx.org/content/col11496/1.6/, Jun 19, 2013, by OpenStax College, 23 May 2013, in Wikimedia Commons … https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:1511_The_Limbic_Lobe.jpg … This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license. Adapted by Alice B. Clagett …

COMMENT: In the image, the colored portions of the brain represent the limbic lobe. The asterisk indicates the pituitary gland, where awareness is placed during a third-eye point meditation.

The limbic system is involved in what, in the triune brain theory, is termed the reptilian brain. That would be the primitive part of the brain responsible for fight or flight during survival, territorial aggression, and sexual aggression in the animal realm …

Link: “Limbic System,” in Wikipedia … https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Limbic_system ..

Inadvertent Stimulation of the Fight or Flight Response

Thus if we concentrate our Awareness on the wrong portion of the central brain while meditating, we will experience thoughts of violence and fear, rather than peace, joy, and love. We will experience Darkness rather than Light.

The Mistake of Cursing of the Pituitary Gland as the ‘Evil Eye’

Similarly, if the third-eye of a meditator is cursed as being the ‘evil eye’ by a group of spiritual adepts, or assailed through black magic by a Satan cult, the result may be a dislocation of the Awareness of the meditator from the pituitary gland to the limbic system, with consequent emotions of fear or rage.

ON INVOKING GOD’S BLESSING BEFORE DOING A THIRD-EYE POINT MEDITATION

To mitigate undesirable outcomes during a third-eye point meditation I suggest the following: When we begin a third-eye point meditation, let us invoke God’s blessing.

One of my favorite invocations is that which I learned through Healthy, Happy, Holy Organization (3H0) … Link: “Healthy, Happy, Holy Organization (3HO)” … https://www.3ho.org/ ..

That is the Adi Mantra, which I repeat three times. The words are: Ong Namo Guru Dev Namo …

Link: “Ong Namo Guru Dev Namo,” by Sikh Dharma, 25 November 2016 … https://www.sikhdharma.org/the-adi-mantra/ ..

CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC STRESS AND THIRD-EYE POINT ‘WANDER’

In recent days, especially in the afternoons and evenings,  I have experienced movement of my Awareness from the pituitary gland to the limbic system.

Moving Awareness to the Neocortex to Correct Third-Eye Point ‘Wander’

Last night, to mitigate this, I tried changing my Awareness from a point at the center of my brain to the Neocortex, which is located at the top and top sides of the brain and extends into the brain about two inches deep …

Image: Neocortex … https://i0.wp.com/human-memory.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/neocortex-image.png?resize=768%2C606&ssl=1 ..

That worked for me, as a technique to eliminate attraction of reptilian thought forms from others apparently caused by placing my Awareness, in error, on my own limbic system by mistake, thus unintentionally creating a resonance between the emotions of my limbic system and those of emanating from the limbic systems of nearby people.

VIOLENT STRESS RESPONSES OF OTHERS TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

Waves of Fear Sweeping Round the Planet Because of the Coronavirus Pandemic

During these months of the COVID-19 pandemic, many are viewing news reports that damage the emotions that emanate from their limbic systems. For instance, many feel fearful. Consequently, waves of fear are sweeping round the planet right now; these are especially felt by empaths, intuitives, and long-time meditators. We must overcome these thoughts of fear, so that we will not attract the fearful thought forms of others.

Acting Out of Limbic System Resonance Responses by Our Family and Neighbors During This Time of Stress

It is not just violent thought forms that are attracted to us by inadvertently placing our Awareness on the limbic system. If we, as meditators, continue to fall into fear, then we run the risk of attracting violent ‘acting out’ by others, through resonance of our limbic system thought forms with their own.

Right now Angelenos must, because of the Los Angeles mayor’s order to stay at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, remain in their own homes. Therefore the greatest risk of acting out by others right now has to do with family, whose presence we cannot escape in our own homes, and nearby neighbors.

For instance, if we experience emotions of fear and also of sexual arousal, we may find a person living nearby and following us around physically with thoughts of sexual or territorial aggression, which is to say, thoughts of rape, home invasion, or murder.

If we go to a grocery store during the pandemic, we may find staid-seeming people unexpectedly yelling at us in the supermarket line; the topic may be whether we ought wear a face mask, for instance.

We may find that law enforcement stationed at the supermarket doors prevents our entry into the market, while letting someone we, as empaths, know to be infected with the virus enter the store.

In the same way, at an office supply store, we may find the clerk fearful of ourselves, though we be healthy and wearing a face mask, and then standing too close to another customer not wearing a face mask but silently ill (as the empath may discern to be the case based on the other person’s dimmed bodily vigor).

We may find that in posting pandemic advisories for our neighbors on NextDoor … https://nextdoor.com/ … we are attacked, or our posts banned from the site, though our facts be valid.

In other words, in this time of great stress for many, we are very likely to encounter unforeseeable acts of violence, whether through verbal assault or physical assault.

Unavailability of LAPD Response to Domestic Violence, Most Likely Due to Health Crisis

Because of the ‘Safer at Home’ mayoral order in Los Angeles, assault by a person in or near our home cannot be ruled out. Yet my local branch of the Los Angeles Police Department, most likely understaffed because of illness right now, has announced it will not be responding to calls regarding domestic violence right now.

Those of us Angelenos for whom that is true are left to fend for ourselves in regard to assault by family and neighbors; and the possibility of assault is high right now because of the stress everyone is feeling. We must, in all urgency, formulate a means of dealing with this likely danger.

THE IMPORTANCE OF PRAYER AND MEDITATION AT THIS TIME

After hours of urgent pondering, occasioned by incidents such as those described above, what I came to is this: It is very important to pray and to meditate right now, and I emphasize, to do first the one and then the other. The prayers we utter before meditation direct the Awareness to the pituitary rather than to the limbic system. It is prayer that keeps us safe through these troubled times.

I would like to close with an endorsement of this point of view by the Queen of England herself, who stated in the below video the importance of prayer and meditation during the COVID-19 crisis. It is clear to me from her manner and her words how well balanced her own attitude is towards the trouble we face in this time of crisis …

Video: “‘We Will Meet Again’ – The Queen’s Coronavirus broadcast | BBC,” by BBC … https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2klmuggOElE&t=18s ..

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

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COVID: The Worst May Be Over in the United States . by Alice B. Clagett

Written and published on 7 April 2020; updated on 17 June 2020

[This post predicted a peak in hospital admissions for the United States on 7 April 2020, and a peak in deaths about a week later, on 14 April 2020.

Viewing the New York Times graph “New reported deaths by day in the United States” as of 17 June 2020, I see that deaths peaked three days after my predicted date, on 17 April 2020 –from Link: “Coronavirus in the U.S.: Latest Map and Case Count,” by the Los Angeles Times Staff, in the Los Angeles Times, updated frequently … https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/us/coronavirus-us-cases.html .. ]

Dear Ones,

There is a chance COVID hospital admissions may peak today for the United States on average.

According to this map, admissions already have peaked in Vermont, New York, Michigan, Louisiana, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Massachusetts, and  will peak this week for a number of other states …

Link: “How Are States Across the U.S. Projected to ‘Flatten the Curve’?” by Elijah Wolfson and Sanya Mansoor, 3 April 2020 … https://time.com/5815136/how-long-to-flatten-curve-us-states/ ..

It looks to me, from this article …

Link: “Clinical course and risk factors for mortality of adult inpatients with COVID-19 in Wuhan, China: a retrospective cohort study,” by Fei Zhou, MD, Ting Yu, MD, Ronghui Du, MD, et al, published 11 March 2020, The Lancet, Volume 395, Issue 10229, pp 1054-1062, 28 March 2020, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30566-3https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(20)30566-3/fulltext … See: Figure 1. Clinical courses of major symptoms and outcomes and duration of viral shedding from illness onset in patients hospitalised with COVID-19

… that for the portion of COVID patients admitted to a hospital and who do not survive, the median time till death may be about a week later; so we might anticipate a peak in COVID deaths one week later than the hospital admission peaks in the first reference above.

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I Am of the Stars

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What Is the Cause of the Current COVID-19 Map Configuration in the United States? by Alice B. Clagett

Published on 25 March 2020; updated on 15 June 2020

  • COVID-19 INFECTION MAP FOR THE UNITED STATES AS OF 25 MARCH 2020
  • USE OF ALCOHOL AND OF PRESCRIPTION AND NONPRESCRIPTION DRUGS MAY WEAKEN THE IMMUNE SYSTEM, INCREASING THE SEVERITY OF COVID-19 SYMPTOMS
    • Importance of Strengthening the Immune System
  • INFECTION WITH HIV / AIDS MAY WEAKEN THE IMMUNE SYSTEM, INCREASING THE SEVERITY OF COVID-19 SYMPTOMS
    • Los Angeles COVID-19 Peak Predicted for 9-12 Days From Now
    • How Mayor Garcetti’s Prediction re Rise in California COVID-19 Cases Has Fared
  • POSSIBLE FACTORS: HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS, CANADIAN CITIES NEAR NORTHERN UNITED STATES BORDER, AND MERCHANT MARINE
    • Thoughts on High-Rises and the COVID-19 Infection in New York State
    • Thoughts on Possible Involvement of Canadian Cities Such as Toronto and Vancouver
    • Thoughts on Possible Involvement of the Merchant Marine in Infection of United States International Ports

Dear Ones,

I did some research today on the cause of the configuration of the current COVID-19 infection map in the United States …

COVID-19 INFECTION MAP FOR THE UNITED STATES AS OF 25 MARCH 2020

Link: “Where COVID-19 Has Been Confirmed in the U.S. | Statista,” as of 25 March 2020, Sources: Johns Hopkins University, Centers for Disease Control (CDC) … https://www.statista.com/chart/20978/coronavirus-cases-us-map/ … Creative Commons

Link: “Where COVID-19 Has Been Confirmed in the U.S. | Statista,” as of 25 March 2020, Sources: Johns Hopkins University, Centers for Disease Control (CDC) … https://www.statista.com/chart/20978/coronavirus-cases-us-map/ … Creative Commons

As can be seen from the above map, some of the most affected states are New York, New Jersey, California, Washington State, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Georgia. Colorado, and Texas.

Least affected as of 25 March 2020 were the uppermost two tiers of states that were not near the Pacific Ocean or the Great Lakes.

USE OF ALCOHOL AND OF PRESCRIPTION AND NONPRESCRIPTION DRUGS MAY WEAKEN THE IMMUNE SYSTEM, INCREASING THE SEVERITY OF COVID-19 SYMPTOMS

I see by my research today that the use of alcohol or opioids (including heroin, cocaine, and prescription morphine) can weaken the immune system, increasing the severity of the effect of COVID-19 infection.

From the map, I see that most of the United States is involved in drug use, the least affected states being North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, and Texas.

Image: “Drug Overdose Deaths per 100,000 Population by State, US 2016,” by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, in Wikimedia Commons … https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=64480913 … public domain … DESCRIPTION: Dark red represents the highest drug overdose death rate.

Image: “Drug Overdose Deaths per 100,000 Population by State, US 2016,” by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, in Wikimedia Commons … https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=64480913 … public domain …

DESCRIPTION: Dark red represents the highest drug overdose death rate.

Importance of Strengthening the Immune System

I have read that the COVID-19 statistics from China show 81 percent of those who are infected are asymptomatic [which I feel may mean not that they are asymptomatic, but rather that they do not present with symptoms that indicate the need for intubation]

Link: “Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Epidemiology, Virology, and Prevention,” by Kenneth McIntosh, MD; Martin S. Hirsch, MD; and Allyson Bloom, MD, updated 12 June 2020 … https://www.uptodate.com/contents/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19?source=history_widget ..

I feel that lack of symptoms must have to do with the strength of the immune system; so whatever we can do to make our immune systems stronger, as the wave or waves of COVID-19 sweep through our particular state, would be very helpful.

For instance, I find that drinking filtered water with buffered vitamin C mixed into it every other day is very helpful in bolstering my immune system when I feel a cold coming on; this might be helpful for early symptoms of COVID-19 as well.

I also saw somewhere online that consumption of vitamin D might be helpful; and just in the general course of preventive health care, taking a daily vitamin and mineral supplement is recommended by many Western medical doctors.

In the case of people whose lifestyle includes the use of recreational drugs, the good news is that withdrawing from use of these drugs prior to the onset of symptoms might improve the chances of having only a mild response to COVID-19 infection.

INFECTION WITH HIV / AIDS MAY WEAKEN THE IMMUNE SYSTEM, INCREASING THE SEVERITY OF COVID-19 SYMPTOMS

As well, I have read that autoimmune diseases such as HIV / AIDS can weaken the immune system, increasing the severity of the effect of COVID-19 infection.

You can see the low arc of the infection swinging round the southern edges of the United States, and also that New York State is involved in the epidemic.

Image: “Rates of HIV Diagnosis in the United States, 2017,” by United States Centers for Disease Control, 1 February 2019, in Wikimedia Commons … https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hiv-us-map-2017.png … public domain … DESCRIPTION: Dark blue represents the highest HIV rate.

Image: “Rates of HIV Diagnosis in the United States, 2017,” by United States Centers for Disease Control, 1 February 2019, in Wikimedia Commons … https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hiv-us-map-2017.png … public domain …

DESCRIPTION: Dark blue represents the highest HIV rate.

There is no cure for HIV infection, but symptoms of AIDS can be treated. The present moment may not be the right time for that though. If you are infected with HIV, then you might want to ask your doctor about whether you ought to wait on treatment until the COVID-19 infection builds up and then subsides in the state in which you live (much as I hope will be the case for New York State soon).

Los Angeles COVID-19 Peak Predicted for 9-12 Days From Now

Along those lines, I read that Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti predicts that Angelenos may see a great surge in COVID-19 infections (concomitant to the surge currently being experienced in New York)  six to 12 days from now [that would be 31 March 2020 to 6 April 2020]

Link: “As deaths rise in L.A. County, officials issue new quarantine order,” by Sarah Parvini, Rong-Gong Lin II, Taryn Luna, and Colleen Shalby, 25 March 2020, in the Los Angeles Times … https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-03-25/coronavirus-california-peak-deaths ..

How Mayor Garcetti’s Prediction re Rise in California COVID-19 Cases Has Fared

On 15 June 2020, I viewed a graph of “New Reported Deaths by Day in California,” in Link: “California Coronavirus Map and Case Count” by New York Times Staff, updated 15 June 2020, in New York Times … https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/us/california-coronavirus-cases.html ..

I see on the smoothed graph that California deaths did indeed start rising sharply on 31 March 2020, as predicted by Mayor Garcetti. The numbers continued to increase until 23 April 2020.

As of that date, graph smoothing shows a double peak of deaths on 23 April 2020 and 27-28 April 2020. Since then there has been a very gradual decline in daily numbers of deaths.

POSSIBLE FACTORS: HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS, CANADIAN CITIES NEAR NORTHERN UNITED STATES BORDER, AND MERCHANT MARINE

On studying the drug death and the HIV / AIDS infection maps above, I found these to a reasonable degree correspond to the lower arc of the above U.S. map of COVID-19 infection.

Thoughts on High-Rises and the COVID-19 Infection in New York State

I have a few thoughts about how New York has taken the fore in terms of COVID-19 infections. I wonder if it might have to do with many people living in high-rise buildings that share common HVAC … so that infected air might be circulating throughout a building?

As you may know, I mentioned the HVAC in high-rises as a possible source of COVID-19 infection in an earlier blog …

Link: “COVID-19 and Central HVAC,” by Alice B. Clagett, written and published on 17 March 2020 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-gZ4 ..

Thoughts on Possible Involvement of Canadian Cities Such as Toronto and Vancouver

As far as infection of Washington State and of the Great Lakes states is concerned, I wondered if trade with the Canadian cities of Vancouver and Toronto might have been a factor in their infection with COVID-19. I see no substantiation of this from the Canadian government, but it is possible there has not been as much testing for COVID-19 there, or that statistics have not yet been tabulated in that regard.

Thoughts on Possible Involvement of the Merchant Marine in Infection of United States International Ports

The involvement of the Great Lakes states in early COVID-19 infection surprised me; it made me wonder whether the merchant marine might be bringing COVID-19 from foreign ports into United States ports. The effect of the merchant marine might have had to do with the early COVID-19 infection of Washington State, California, and New York State as well.

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Those are my thoughts for now on the COVID-19 pandemic.

Blessings of perfect health and happiness to everyone! Stay well!

In love, light and joy,
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Look Out for Stray Dogs in COVID Cities? . by Alice B. Clagett

Written and published on 24 March 2020; updated on 15 June 2020

Dear Ones,

I was out briefly in the San Fernando Valley this morning, and I intuitively picked up on a ‘sign’ or portent: I saw two dogs walking without an owner down the sidewalk, near Topanga Canyon Blvd. As this is a rare sight in Los Angeles, I got to thinking we ought to look out for stray dogs in the cities hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Currently, that would be cities in New York, New Jersey, California, and Washington State …

Link: “Coronavirus in the U.S.: Latest Map and Case Count,” by Mitch Smith, Karen Yourish, Sarah Almukhtar, Keith Collins, Danielle Ivory, Allison McCann, Jin Wu and Amy Harmon, updated 24 march 2020 1:54 P.M. E.T., in The New York Times … https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/us/coronavirus-us-cases.html … COMMENT: May require a ‘sign up’ to log onto this article.

I was out briefly in the San Fernando Valley this morning, and I intuitively picked up on a possible danger that might be coming up: I saw two dogs walking without an owner down the sidewalk near Topanga Canyon Blvd on Erwin Street. As this is a rare sight in Los Angeles, I got to thinking I ought to look out for stray dogs when I am in the Los Angeles communities hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

It seems to me possible there might later on be people at home and too sick to care for their pets because of the coronavirus. It is possible we will see roving, hungry pets on the sidewalks and streets, looking for food to scavenge.

I have two thoughts on this: First, I thought I would carry a sealed-up bag of dog kibble with me when out and about, as an offering of a little kibble might buy some time for a strategic retreat to one’s car or to within a building. Cat kibble might do, in a pinch.

Then I thought I would find out the phone number of the local animal rescue agency, write down a description of the dogs and the intersection, and call their personnel to ask for a rescue.

As rescue staff may be short in the coming weeks, I think the main thing may be to be aware of this novel, possible danger … the possibility of stray animals hungry and looking for food, possibly not acting normally, and to get to a safe place if they are sighted.

It is possible the coronavirus is transferable to pets, whether dogs or cats: I do not think that is known right now. If pets could get the virus, then I guess they might transmit it to a person. For that reason I advise against doing a good deed and taking a stray pet home, for now.

Years ago I remember seeing dogs that were once domestice and had since gone wild, running together in packs, and hunting in the canyons of San Diego. It is possible that very hungry dogs, especially if running in a pack, might attack a person, especially a child, and or maybe an adult, if at night; I thought I would stay clear of stray dogs during the next few weeks for that reason.

I know that currently, here in Los Angeles, the chance of danger from released or escaped pets is minimal. This is just a thought for the future.

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Spring Equinox 2020: Upgrade of the Light . by Alice B. Clagett

Written and published on 23 March 2020

  • AN EQUINOCTIAL LIGHTWORKER PROPHECY: DNA UPGRADE THROUGH THE INCOMING LIGHT
  • PHOTOS BY ALICE

Dear Ones,

AN EQUINOCTIAL LIGHTWORKER PROPHECY: DNA UPGRADE THROUGH THE INCOMING LIGHT

Here are photos taken at my house in the San Fernando Valley yesterday. These show the post-Equinoctial Incoming Light. Some are saying that humankind is dealing with a coronavirus pandemic right now; as a Lightworker, I interpret this quite differently.

I see a massive upgrade to the DNA template of humankind taking place before our eyes, and the Incoming Light that effects this change is streaming down everywhere …

PHOTOS BY ALICE

Image: “Sky and Clouds 1: Spring Equinox 2020 Light Upgrade,” by Alice B. Clagett, 22 March 2020, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sky and Clouds 1: Spring Equinox 2020 Light Upgrade,” by Alice B. Clagett, 22 March 2020, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sky and Clouds 2: Spring Equinox 2020 Light Upgrade,” by Alice B. Clagett, 22 March 2020, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sky and Clouds 2: Spring Equinox 2020 Light Upgrade,” by Alice B. Clagett, 22 March 2020, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sky and Clouds 3: Spring Equinox 2020 Light Upgrade,” by Alice B. Clagett, 22 March 2020, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sky and Clouds 3: Spring Equinox 2020 Light Upgrade,” by Alice B. Clagett, 22 March 2020, CC BY-SA 4.0

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COVID-19 and Central HVAC . by Alice B. Clagett

Written and published on 17 March 2020

Dear Ones,

Here is a hunch for the wary: I advise staying away from buildings with central HVAC, such as highrise apartment buildings and office buildings during the coronavirus pandemic, if possible. My feeling is that the coronavirus germs might be carried through the HVAC from apartment to apartment or from office to office.

I wonder if it would be safe for a person to turn off HVAC vents in their highrise apartment or office during the height of the pandemic? If not, then might wearing masks and gloves in highrise buildings with central HVAC be helpful?

In homes with central HVAC, the same might apply. If, for example, one family member falls ill. That person might stay in a room with the HVAC vents shut off, and with maybe a floor heater for heat instead. For families, I wonder if it might be safer to turn off the central HVAC and rely on floor heaters until the pandemic has passed through their community?

Perhaps others will know better than I whether these hunches are important to our safety, and if so, how important they may be?

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Predicted Coronavirus Death Toll for California . by Alice B. Clagett

Written and published on 17 March 2020; updated on 15 June 2020

Dear Ones,

As you may know, the Chinese province of Hubei, which was the first part of the world to suffer the COVID-19 pandemic, has a population of 58.5 million people. Of those infected, the death toll according to the World Health Organization is 3,085 people.

There are about 39.6 million people in California. All things being equal (which may be far from the case) we might expect a coronavirus death toll in California of 2,088 people. [According to the Los Angeles Times (1) there have been 5,082 deaths attributed to COVID-19 in California as of 15 June 2020, so my estimate was too low.]

That is calculated thus: 3,085 Hubei province deaths, divided by 58.5M Hubei population, multiplied by 39.6M California population = 2,088 predicted State of California deaths.

As a percentage of the State of California population, that would be a mortality rate of 0.005 percent of the population; which is to say, a mortality rate of about five people in 10,000. [According to the New York Times (2), as of 15 June 2020, the COVID-19 mortality rate in California was 13 per 100,000, so my estimate was low.]

While far from ideal, those are pretty good odds of survival, I feel, provided we follow the World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention coronavirus guidelines  …

Link: “Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public,” by the World Health Organization (WHO) … https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public ..

Link: “Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Prevent Getting Sick,” by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) … https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/index.html ..

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

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FOOTNOTES

(1) Link: “Tracking Coronavirus in California,” by Los Angeles Times Staff, updated frequently … https://www.latimes.com/projects/california-coronavirus-cases-tracking-outbreak/ ..

(2) Link: “California Coronavirus Map and Case Count,” by New York Times, updated frequently … https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/us/california-coronavirus-cases.html ..

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A Hunch About the Coronavirus . by Alice B. Clagett

Written and published on 12 March 2020

  • CORONAVIRUS MAY BE WELL ESTABLISHED IN THE UNITED STATES, BUT UNDERDIAGNOSED BECAUSE OF TEST SHORTAGE
  • THERE MAY ALREADY HAVE BEEN SEVERAL THOUSAND COVID-19 DEATHS IN THE UNITED STATES
  • STAY SIX FEET FROM COUGHING OR SNEEZING PEOPLE
  • COVID-19 PANDEMIC MIGHT LAST TWO YEARS AND INVOLVE A DEADLIER ‘SECOND WAVE’

Dear Ones,

I have been monitoring the daily situation reports on the Coronavirus by the World Health Organization …

Link: “Coronavirus disease (COVID-2019) situation reports,” by World Health Organization (WHO)  … https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/situation-reports ..

CORONAVIRUS MAY BE WELL ESTABLISHED IN THE UNITED STATES, BUT UNDERDIAGNOSED BECAUSE OF TEST SHORTAGE

My hunch is that the severe shortage of COVID-19 tests available in the United States are skewing the data. I see from a Google search that the CDC predicts about 12,000 Americans will die from the flu each year.

THERE MAY ALREADY HAVE BEEN SEVERAL THOUSAND COVID-19 DEATHS IN THE UNITED STATES

Then there is this headline …

Link: “Trump ‘shocked’ by deadliness of flu — it’s killed at least 16,000 Americans this season,” by Meera Jagannathan, 28 February 2020 … https://www.marketwatch.com/story/as-the-world-focuses-on-coronavirus-dont-forget-about-the-deadly-flu-2020-02-06 ..

It seems likely to me that some of the extra 4,000 deaths over and above the 12,000 annually predicted might be misdiagnosed COVID-19 cases. In other words, it is possible that the Coronavirus is well established in the United States, but currently underdiagnosed.

STAY SIX FEET FROM COUGHING OR SNEEZING PEOPLE

I also note as well that the World Health Organization recommends keeping 3 feet away from coughing or sneezing people …

Link: “Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public,” by World Health Organization (WHO) … https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public ..

… but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends keeping a distance of 6 feet away …

Link: “Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): How to Protect Yourself and Others,” by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) … https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/prevention.html ..

COVID-19 PANDEMIC MIGHT LAST TWO YEARS AND INVOLVE A DEADLIER ‘SECOND WAVE’

Based on what happened during the 1918-1919 influenza pandemic, it is possible the COVID-19 pandemic might last two years and involve a deadlier ‘second wave’ of illnesses. That earlier pandemic infected about 27 percent of people in the world at that time. About 3 to 5 percent of the world population at that time died of influenza …

Link: “Spanish Flu,” in Wikipedia … https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_flu ..

This sort of outcome would be on the severe end of possible outcomes for the Coronavirus pandemic. Yet it does point out the importance of storing as much in the way of basic food and water supplies as possible, in case the COVID-19 pandemic should be more severe than anticipated, and should there be foodstuffs shortages.

One does what one may in such instances, taking a middle path of preparation between the extremes, quite naturally dependent on financial means at hand.

I myself have a more optimistic notion of the likely course of the pandemic. If there is a second wave of illness in Hubei in the first half of 2020, then I will revise my ideas about it.

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

P.S.: It could be that test shortages and difficulties with reporting health data in cities of China other than Hubei may be causing skewed Coronavirus statistics there as well. For instance, I see in the WHO daily situation reports that statistics on confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths in the last 24 hours are missing for many cities in China.

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Coronavirus: Urgent Plea to U.S. Mayors and Governors to Establish Stores of Staples in Case of Shortage . by Alice B. Clagett

Written and published on 7 March 2020; updated on 8 March 2020

Dear Ones,

I was in my local Walmart a few days ago and noticed they were short of staples such as rice and dry noodles, and out of bags of beans. I feel each family must buy what staples we can, as soon as we are able, given what is available in the stores. I feel we might wish to store up enough for 3-4 months for our family, in case stores run short of supplies.

Bottled water is also important to have on hand; second best would be water filters such as Brita or the like. I also suggest water disinfectant in whatever form can be purchased, in the unlikely case urban water supplies should be compromised.

I ask that United States mayors and governors purchase for their towns and states a supply of staples … grains such as wheat, corn, millet, oats, beans, and rice … and also powdered milk for mothers with young children … to provide in case of urgent need should a food shortage develop for the next three of four months.

Maybe our mayors and governors can obtain bulk staples through farmers’ cooperatives in their own states. if not there, it maybe that farmers’ cooperatives in the Midwestern United States will have available the needed staples (at granaries, for instance).

I wonder if Red Cross … phone 800-733-2767 … or the Bill Emerson Humanitarian Trust … phone 202-720-4221 … might offer foodstuffs for short-term food crises due to coronavirus here in America?

Link: “Bill Emerson Humanitarian Trust,” by United States Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service … https://www.fas.usda.gov/programs/bill-emerson-humanitarian-trust … COMMENT: I note this Trust is in cash rather than commodities, and aimed at famine relief in non-United States countries.

If bulk staples can be obtained by government officials, that will help stave off famine in the communities they serve.

There is a possibility of lockdowns on public transportation as cities begin to experience the Coronavirus epidemic; this must be taken into consideration when planning for distribution of bulk staples to the underserved in our local communities. In other words, families who have no other means of picking up government foodstuffs than public transportation might be left to die at home.

I am sorry to be so specific in this regard, but I feel many people are unused to thinking in survival terms, and unable to visualize what may transpire if our mayors and governors are unable to provide for the needs of the underserved in case of famine.

As well, our local government staffs … the folks who would work on food distribution programs … might be depleted, and the government offices themselves might be shut down as the coronavirus passes through the various United States communities.

Thus I feel the time to act, with foresight, is now. That time is upon us.

Alice B. Clagett
In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

INTERNATIONAL HISTORICAL INFORMATION ON STRATEGIC GRAIN RESERVES

Link: “Did You Know That the U.S. No Longer Has Any Strategic Grain Reserves at All?” by Michael Snyder, 16 August 2015 … http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com/archives/did-you-know-that-the-u-s-no-longer-has-any-strategic-grain-reserves-at-all ..

Link: “Strategic Grain Reserves,” in Wikipedia … https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strategic_grain_reserve ..

Link: “Storage and starvation: Public granaries as agents of food security in early modern Europe,” by Dominik Collet, 1 January 2010, in “Historical Social Research” … https://www.researchgate.net/publication/287007046_Storage_and_starvation_Public_granaries_as_agents_of_food_security_in_early_modern_Europe ..

Link: “The Public Granary: An Historical Basis for State Intervention,” CERES No. 072 (FAO Ceres, 1979, 50 p.), by Community Development Library (CDL) …  http://www.nzdl.org/gsdlmod?e=d-00000-00—off-0cdl–00-0—-0-10-0—0—0direct-10—4——-0-0l–11-en-50—20-about—00-0-1-00-0-0-11-1-0utfZz-8-00-0-0-11-10-0utfZz-8-00&cl=CL1.37&d=HASHf2842d99c1d10f8a9ae536.4&gt=1 ..
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Coronavirus in the United States: Stay Home If Possible Now? . by Alice B. Clagett

Written and published on 7 March 2020

Dear Ones,

I have read that the incubation period for the Coronavirus is unknown, but might be from 2 to 14 days. I also read that it is possible some, even many, people are getting a very mild illness rather than grave symptoms.

Two days ago I was in Walmart and saw there a young child quite sick with a cough, walking and crying alongside his mother. Then today I saw a young woman who had a cough.

It is not known one way or the other, but I presume it is possible that some of those with mild coughs in Washington State, California, and New York right now, among others, might have very mild cases of Coronavirus that are ‘flying beneath the radar’ …

Link: “Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Cases in the U.S.,” by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), updated often … https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/cases-in-us.html … See the subheading: Cases and Deaths by County

If so, then others may be exposed to the virus, which might take several weeks to incubate. That would mean people might be working or going to school or doing sports as usual, not knowing they might have and might possibly transmit the virus to others.

I feel that now is the time for those who are able … such as retired people and moms with young children in the most affected parts of the United States … to go ahead and stay at home, keeping to themselves insofar as possible.

That is just my feeling on it. I wish each of you and your families and friends the best of health during this difficult time.

God’s blessing be with you and with those who are dear to you.

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars
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How Much Food and Water Should We Buy to Wait Out the Coronavirus? . by Alice B. Clagett

Written and published on 3 March 2020

Dear Ones,

I took a look at the World Health Organization daily situation reports for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) today …

Link: “Coronavirus Disease (COVID-2019) Situation Reports,” bky World Health Organization (WHO) … https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/situation-reports ..

I see there is a decline in confirmed cases of the virus in the day prior to 2 March 2020 for Hubei, China. According to WHO, the virus broke out there on 31 December 2020. We have 42 WHO reports from 20 January 2020 through 2 March 2020.

Thus we have 20 unreported days and 42 days reported on by WHO, since the outbreak in Hubei. That is a total of 62 days.

If the decline in confirmed cases in Hubei continues in the days to come, then the people of that city will have seen the worst of the outbreak last week. Should this be so, then we can anticipate the epidemic will tail off in Hubei over an equal period of time, which is to say, an additional 62 days.

Thus, in this reasonable scenario, the outbreak will have lasted 4 months in Hubei. Taking that as a touchstone for the duration of the epidemic in other countries, I suggest that we lay in a 4-month supply of food and water supplies (or means of disinfecting water, in case the local water supply might be compromised).

That will allow us to avoid interacting with restaurant and supermarket personnel and customers who might be infected. As well, it will suffice in case food supplies become scarce (as have face masks globally).

Food needs can be supplied at reasonable cost through purchasing big sacks of rice and of beans, which I feel ought to be kept from rodents by being placed in durable plastic storage bins.

The food can be purchased at Walmart or Smart and Final Iris. It is difficult to find durable plastic storage bins that fasten securely enough to deter rodents; Walmart or Target might have these. Of course, sturdier storage, such as metal containers with metal lids, would be better, but these may be available only in rural areas.

For more on the topic of survival see …

Link: “Pioneer Skills: Planning for Tough Times Ahead,” by Alice B. Clagett … published on 19 September 2017; revised … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-7H3 ..

Link: “On Planning with Family for a Natural Disaster,” by Alice B. Clagett … published on 11 September 2017 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-7Db ..

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

P.S. It might be good, as well, to purchase a supply of vitamin C, which might help bolster the immune system. My preference is buffered vitamin C powder, which I find to be more agreeable to my gastrointestinal tract. If that is not available (as with the face masks) then whatever may be had must suffice.

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CDC Guidelines for COVID-19 . by Alice B. Clagett

Written and published on 25 February 2020
Previously titled: CDC Guidelines for Coronavirus

Dear Ones,

I was wondering whether it would be good to stock up on disposable face masks and gloves because of the Coronavirus. I heard from a person in a food store that face masks with filters can be purchased from Home Depot; he says he likes his. I thought he might be referring to something like the M 8511 respirator with a filter.

From prior research I did on face masks to wear to prevent smoke inhalation during forest fires, I thought maybe disposable face masks specifying ‘NIOSH approved: N95’ might be good.

The bottom line, though, is that I was unable to find these available in a timely fashion and/or way too expensive. Even the three-fold medical face masks with the ear loops were unavailable.

For face masks, all I could do was get some of what Amazon.com did offer, and that must needs do. What I ended up with was a box of non-NIOSH approved, non-N95 disposable dust masks.

On the other hand, it was easy to purchase available vinyl, latex-free disposable gloves.

Here is useful Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance regarding preventing the spread of the Coronavirus …

Link: “Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): If You Are Sick or Caring for Someone,” by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) … https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/guidance-prevent-spread.html ..

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

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Community Health: Coronavirus News . referrals by Alice B. Clagett

Published on 18 February 2020, updated on 6 March 2020

  • WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION CORONAVIRUS STATISTICS
  • NEW YORK TIMES CORONAVIRUS STATISTICS COMPARED TO THOSE OF WHO
  • LOS ANGELES TIMES CORONAVIRUS STATISTICS FOR CALIFORNIA

Dear Ones,

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION CORONAVIRUS STATISTICS

I have found a World Health Organization (WHO) web page with daily situation reports on the coronavirus (COVID-2019) …

Link: “Coronavirus disease (COVID-2019) situation reports,” by World Health Organization (WHO) … https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/situation-reports ..

NEW YORK TIMES CORONAVIRUS STATISTICS COMPARED TO THOSE OF WHO

On 6 March 2020 I checked the New York Times statistics (you have to create an account, either free or paid, in order to view the article) on Coronavirus cases within the United States …

Link: “Coronavirus in the U.S.: Latest Map and Case Count,” by Sarah Almukhtar, Aliza Aufrichtig, Matthew Bloch, et al., updated daily

As of that date, he New York Times indicated 227 people with the coronavirus have been treated in the United States. Twenty-one states were involved, and 14 patients had died. It averred that infection was being spread within the United States, and not just through travel to other countries.

The WHO statistics for 5 March 2020 were less timely, but supportive of the New York Times report. As of 5 March 2020, WHO confirmed 129 cases in the United States (of these 21 were new cases as of 5 March 2020); and nine total deaths as of 5 March 2020 (three of which occurred on 5 March 2020). This statistical source also indicated local transmission within the United States was then occurring.

LOS ANGELES TIMES CORONAVIRUS STATISTICS FOR CALIFORNIA

Here is a helpful link for California coronavirus statistics; it is updated daily …

Link: “Tracking Coronavirus in California,” by Los Angeles Times Staff, updated daily …   https://www.latimes.com/projects/california-coronavirus-cases-tracking-outbreak/ ..

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

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Vinegarweed (Trichostema lanceolatum) to Dispel Grief . by Alice B. Clagett

Filmed on 18 October 2017; published on 25 November 2017

  • VIDEO BY ALICE
  • SUMMARY OF THE VIDEO

Dear Ones,

Here is a video about the California native plant Vinegar Weed (Trichostema lanceolatum). A Summary follows the video …

VIDEO BY ALICE

SUMMARY OF THE VIDEO

Hello, Dear Ones, It’s Alice. I was out here in the mountains today, and I ran across a kind of flower that only blooms once in a while in the mountains. It has tiny purple flowers on it, and a kind of hairy, whitish-green leaves. And it is an herb! (1)

If you rub the leaves with your hand, and then sniff them, it has the most incredible smell to it! … a little like the kind of oil [linseed oil] that I used to mix my oil paints with when I was a child.

Sniffing of the oil, in moderation, intuition tells me, causes grief to release from the lungs. (However, I would like to add that I advise caution in trying out wild herbs, no matter what may be in various plant guides regarding their medicinal qualities.)

So I sniffed a little, and I made a note of that, and I started walking along the trail again. Then all of a sudden, I started crying! And so, in my experience, it actually works really well, and very fast! … I will put some photos and the name in; I will find them for you …

Image: “Vinegarweed (Trichostema lanceolata), a California native plant, 1” by Alice B. Clagett, 18 October 2017, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Vinegarweed (Trichostema lanceolata), a California native plant, 1″ by Alice B. Clagett, 18 October 2017, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Vinegarweed (Trichostema lanceolata), a California native plant, 2” by Alice B. Clagett, 18 October 2017, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Vinegarweed (Trichostema lanceolata), a California native plant, 2″ by Alice B. Clagett, 18 October 2017, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Vinegarweed (Trichostema lanceolata), a California native plant, 3” by Alice B. Clagett, 18 October 2017, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Vinegarweed (Trichostema lanceolata), a California native plant, 3″ by Alice B. Clagett, 18 October 2017, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Vinegarweed (Trichostema lanceolata), a California native plant, 4” by Alice B. Clagett, 18 October 2017, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Vinegarweed (Trichostema lanceolata), a California native plant, 4″ by Alice B. Clagett, 18 October 2017, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Vinegarweed (Trichostema lanceolata), a California native plant, 5” by Alice B. Clagett, 18 October 2017, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Vinegarweed (Trichostema lanceolata), a California native plant, 5″ by Alice B. Clagett, 18 October 2017, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Vinegarweed (Trichostema lanceolata), a California native plant, 6” by Alice B. Clagett, 18 October 2017, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Vinegarweed (Trichostema lanceolata), a California native plant, 6″ by Alice B. Clagett, 18 October 2017, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Vinegarweed (Trichostema lanceolata), a California native plant, 7” by Alice B. Clagett, 18 October 2017, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Vinegarweed (Trichostema lanceolata), a California native plant, 7″ by Alice B. Clagett, 18 October 2017, CC BY-SA 4.0

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In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

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FOOTNOTE

(1) For more on Vinegarweed (Trichostema lanceolata) and its medicinal uses, see the following links …

Link: “Vinegarweed,” in the USDA NRCS (United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service) Plant Guide … https://plants.usda.gov/plantguide/pdf/cs_trla4.pdf ..

Link: “Trichostema lanceolatum,” in Wikipedia … https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trichostema_lanceolatum ..

Link: “Vinegarweed (Trichostema lanceolata),” by the California Native Plant Society (CNPS) … http://calscape.org/Trichostema-lanceolatum-() ..

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The Elder Race: Notes on Martian Bacterial Colonists of Earth: Part 2 . channeled by Alice B. Clagett

Published on 1 December 2016; revised on 9 July 2017 and on 28 April 2020
This is entirely my original clair research, except where external references are indicated.

  • VIDEO BY ALICE
  • SUMMARY OF THE VIDEO
    • Caveat: User Discretion Advised
    • The Struggle for Dominion of the Human Form
      • Martians Are the Most Ancient Race on Earth
    • Thoughts on Martian Genetic Experiments with the Human Form
    • Thoughts on Collaborations with the Martians to Prevent Accidental Mass Die-Offs of Humans
      • The HIV and COVID-19 Viruses
      • Deadly Flesh-Eating Bacteria
    • On Aligning My Will with That of God Regarding Collaboration with Life Forms Inhabiting the Human Form
    • Balancing Our Telepathic Needs with Those of the Martians
    • Working with Martians Regarding Their Desire to Communicate with, and Perhaps Return to, Their Home World
      • A Lightworker Plea
    • On Collaborating with the Martians in Genetic Changes to Eliminate Disease in the Human Form
    • Diplomatic Considerations
    • Credits
  • MORE INFORMATION

Dear Ones,

Here is Part 2 of “The Elder Race: Notes on Martian Bacterial Colonists of Earth.” This is entirely my original clair research, except where external references are indicated. There is an edited Summary after the video.

For a compilation of all 5 parts of this series, see Link: “The Elder Race: Notes on the Martian Bacterial Colonists of Earth,” channeled by Alice B. Clagett. compiled on 1-3 December 2016; revised on 12 June 2018 and on 28 April 2020 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-9pb ..

VIDEO BY ALICE

SUMMARY OF THE VIDEO

Hello, Dear Ones. It’s Alice; I Am of the Stars. And here is Part 2 of “Martian Bacterial Colonists of Earth.”

Caveat: User Discretion Advised

I have to say that my sources are very compromised. So you can take this as science fiction if you want. And if you decide that some of it might be true, please use a very careful eye in analyzing what has been said …

The Struggle for Dominion of the Human Form

We have a struggle for control or leadership of the human form ongoing. Struggling for dominion of the human form right now … since there are only a few remnants of the demon realm that are miniaturized and genetically stored in the human bloodstream for the next Great Age of Darkness …

Link: “Mental Chaos … Astral Parasite Realm Dissolving?” by Alice B. Clagett, 22 June 2014 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-89r ..

Martians Are the Most Ancient Race on Earth. Taking into consideration that bacteria have been here on Earth for about 4 billion years now … that is almost since Earth formed … and according to some estimates, that would be 40 thousand Great Ages of Earth … a very, very long time compared to the human species.

And that they were already an advanced race at the time when they landed here through their space explorations . Very advanced in many ways. And so, their feeling at that time may have been one of domination over Earth.

Thoughts on Martian Genetic Experiments with the Human Form

Of course, sentient races arose.  I have to look and see the dinosaur connection, to see what they may have run into in their early days. Maybe I will have more on that later. Currently all I have is this retrospective on dinosaur ‘ghosts’ or astral forms that I posit may still be present on the astral planes …

Link: “On Human Hybrids and Astral Velociraptors,” by Alice B. Clagett, filmed on 20 November 2016; published on 25 November 2016 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-6rs ..

The Martians may have been responsible for some splicing of genes of the dinosaur, or during the great age of reptiles, those reptiles, with human genes in genetic experiments.

I have heard, today, that they have ongoing genetic experiments for various reasons. And that some of these go awry, and then lots of people pass on.

Thoughts on Collaborations with the Martians to Prevent Accidental Mass Die-Offs of Humans

I think, in the future, we might look at negotiations with the Martian colonists of the human colon. If the human form persists in third dimension during the several thousand years of the Age of Light, we might look at collaborations with them regarding their experiments.

We might look at our own goals, and their goals, and see if there are human subjects that might be willing to volunteer to be tested in isolation, so that there would not be a great die-off of people if the gene experiments go badly.

The HIV and COVID-19 Viruses. I posit that has been the case with the HIV and COVID-19 vuruses … I am not saying that these have to do with Martians, but these are two issues we are facing right now, and we could use the help of our Martian bacterial colonists in countering and overcoming these threats to our continuance as a species on Earth.

Deadly Flesh-Eating Bacteria. Then there are the dangerously lethal bacteria, the ones called deadly, flesh-eating bacteria. which cannot be good for Martians or for us, because the subjects die so quickly. Consequently there is no Space Station to colonize anymore. So that cannot be good.

On Aligning My Will with That of God Regarding Collaboration with Life Forms Inhabiting the Human Form

Today, as interspecies communication begins to be established among the sentient species within the human form, a problem has come up with regard to leadership: Who will be in charge of the human body? Will it be the ego of the human being? Will it be our Martian colonists? Who will lead this coalition of life forms housed within our physical form? 

Right now I am addressing that conundrum in this way: I align my will with that of God, so that the very best outcome may be reached, for all those who colonize the human form, and for the human form itself.

So I am suggesting, for the future, that from that very high stance there may be solutions, as with the metta prayer of the Buddhists. As with the Jain philosophy of never killing anything, even an insect … of sweeping insects aside as one walks. We have to have that point of view right now,

Balancing Our Telepathic Needs with Those of the Martians

Back to the issue of telepathy: The Martians, as I understand it, want to contact others of their own species, and other Space Stations. And we want to contact other Space Stations, right? And so, I am thinking that an accord could be worked out, to provide time for us, and time for them.

Right now what is happening is that, when they do not like the topic that we want to talk about telepathically, from one person to the next person, they cut off the telepathic communication. And then they try to influence us through subconscious programming to open our third-eye point so that they can get their channels across, without interference.

So there is a war. of a sort, going on for the third-eye point. Until an accord is hammered out, may I suggest exactly balancing the energy of the third-eye point? One might use the methods that I have explained in previous blogs, for example …

Link: “Mastering the Mind and the Human EMF,” by Alice B. Clagett, published on 15 April 2016; revised on 12 February 2019 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-56Y … See the section: How to Stop Unwanted Telepathic Communication

Link: “Meditations to Clear the Third-Eye Point,” by Alice B. Clagett, published on 15 February 2017 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-70U ..

Working with Martians Regarding Their Desire to Communicate with, and Perhaps Return to, Their Home World

We need a person, or a team of people, to work with the Martians with regard to their desire to return to their home world. We need to provide information to them about conditions on Mars, and to see if communication could be established with Mars. Maybe we could see what kind of information Mars is transmitting, and then listen to that, so that we can interpret it if they need to.

And then, we need to find out if it is possible for them to achieve their dream of returning. And whether it would be beneficial to humankind to aid them. See if some middle path could be worked out, that is beneficial to everyone concerned …

Link: “On Forging an Alliance with Our Martians Post-Shift,” by Alice B. Clagett, published on 5 December 2016; revised on 9 July 2017 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-6uG ..

Link: “Human Habitation of Mars: Effect on the Ascension Process,” by Alice B. Clagett, written and published on 22 May 2018 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-8It ..

A Lightworker Plea. So I am putting out a request, there, to the Lightworkers, who can work with vortices, stargates, and so forth. to consider negotiations with them in this regard. There are a few projects, there, to deal with, and this is just the beginning of negotiations.

On Collaborating with the Martians in Genetic Changes to Eliminate Disease in the Human Form

These ongoing experiments that are being genetic change of the human form: We need to put forth our own list of gene changes that we would like to see; for example, to eliminate various diseases on Earth. And I think that could be done right soon, in conjunction with our consideration of their needs for proper experimental conditions …

Link: “On Asking Our Martian Bacterial Colonists to Help Heal Disease,” by Alice B. Clagett, filmed on 25 January 2018 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-8gZ ..

Diplomatic Considerations

Let us keep in mind that our Martian bacterial colonists have been here for all these billions of years, and that they are an advanced species. So we do not want to talk down to them. We want to talk to them in a very respectful way; and hope that they will do the same.

Getting back to their early presence on Earth: Maybe they saw the age of the reptiles [yes, and much earlier than that, when life was first stirring in the very most basic way, in the ‘primordial soup’ of Earth], but for sure they saw the rise of the human species, from the ape form that became bipedal, and came down from the arboreal habitat, down from the trees to the ground, where it evolved into a much more sentient being.

Actually, our ensouled intelligence has occurred … from their perspective … in the wink of an eye. So their own mythos, their own nascent Social Memory Complex (1) may not yet have caught up with who we have become as a species. They may consider us to be still simian. Primate. And not sentient.

They may do most of their work with our gut brain. And from that perspective, they may think of us simply as animals. Most of them may be just located there, in the gut. So there is a cultural information exchange that is going to need to take place with the utmost diplomacy, I feel. We can anticipate diplomacy from then; but, will we be diplomatic? That is the question.

Credits

The cover image of the video is adapted from Link: “Mars HST Mollweide map 1999,” by NASA, public domain  … and …  Link: “A simple diagram of a bacterium without labels,” by domdomegg, from Wikimedia Commonshttps://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mars_HST_Mollweide_map_1999.png … CC BY 4.0 International

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

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MORE INFORMATION

For the complete Martian Archives, see … Link: “Compendium of the Martian Archives: Bacterial Colonists of Earth,” by Alice B. Clagett, 9 July 2017, updated … http://wp.me/p2Rkym-7sz ..

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FOOTNOTE

(1) Search the term: Social Memory Complex in Link: “Law of One: The Ra Material” … http://www.lawofone.info/ ..

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