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Compendium: Catastrophic Childhood Case Study: ‘Darkling Gosling’ . by Alice B. Clagett *

Catastrophic Childhood Case Study: 'Darkling Gosling'

Image: “The Threatened Swan,” by Jan Asselijn, 1650, in English Wikipedia … https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Swan_and_the_Goose#/media/File:De_bedreigde_zwaan_Rijksmuseum_SK-A-4.jpeg … public domain … DESCRIPTION: “A swan protects her nest against a dog. The scene was later turned into a political allegory by referring to the swan as Grand Pensionary Johan de Witt, protecting Holland against the Enemy.” … COMMENT: I realize this is a swan rather than a goose. As well, the pugnacious attitude of the swan as it defends its nest does not seem appropriate. Nevertheless, there is something about the obdurate stance of the bird in this painting, confronting as it does a larger foe, that reminds me of the stance of the antisocial personality. The antisocial personality ‘bucks the tide’ of public opinion and societal expectations all his life. His nest eggs, more likely than not stolen from others whom he may have murdered to be on the safe side, is always at risk of discovery and looting by law enforcement, which works not for an Utopian ideal dear to the antisocial personality, but rather for the ‘common good’ as it manifests in the Now.

Image: “The Threatened Swan,” by Jan Asselijn, 1650, in English Wikipedia … https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Swan_and_the_Goose#/media/File:De_bedreigde_zwaan_Rijksmuseum_SK-A-4.jpeg … public domain …

DESCRIPTION: “A swan protects her nest against a dog. The scene was later turned into a political allegory by referring to the swan as Grand Pensionary Johan de Witt, protecting Holland against the Enemy.” …

COMMENT: I realize this is a swan rather than a goose. As well, the pugnacious attitude of the swan as it defends its nest does not seem appropriate. Nevertheless, there is something about the obdurate stance of the bird in this painting, confronting as it does a larger foe, that reminds me of the stance of the antisocial personality. The antisocial personality ‘bucks the tide’ of public opinion and societal expectations all his life. His nest eggs, more likely than not stolen from others whom he may have murdered to be on the safe side, is always at risk of discovery and looting by law enforcement, which works not for an Utopian ideal dear to the antisocial personality, but rather for the ‘common good’ as it manifests in the Now.

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Dear Ones,

Below are links to one series in a number of astral stories I encountered that involved the catastrophic childhood case studies … in this case, that of ‘Darkling Gosling’.

According to the astral stories, it seemed the ‘Darkling Gosling’ is or was a group leader whose focus was not so much on black magic as it was on the psychic power of mind control. This was one of a number of groups deriving their inspiration from ‘Black Magicker’, a dynamic leader with magnetic powers of attraction. ‘Black Magicker’, according to the astral airs, had passed on quite some while ago.

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Kundalini Risen to Protect Against the Predations of Black Magicians . by Alice B. Clagett *

For those of us who are destined to awaken the kundalini energy within their central vertical power current, the experience of kundalini risen offers a sure course to protect ourselves from the curses and evil spells of black magicians.

  • THE LOWER MENTAL BODY AND THE HIGHER MENTAL BODY
  • BHAKTI OR HEART-CENTERED YOGA OF DEVOTION
  • THE ‘KUNDALINI’ OR ‘CENTRAL VERTICAL POWER CURRENT’
  • STAGNANT KUNDALINI
  • SHILLY-SHALLYING KUNDALINI
  • REVERSE KUNDALINI  [Black Magicker, Bespeller – Voodoo Man, Regal Hex, Lazarus, Witchy Woman Hater]
    • Life Choices That May Create the Phenomenon of ‘Reverse Kundalini’
    • Effect of Reverse Kundalini on the Higher Mental Body and the Lower Mental Body of a Person
    • Broadcasting of Malspeak as Nightmarish Dreams While Sleeping
    • Effects of Reverse Kundalini: Antisocial Thought Forms, Astral Stories, and ‘Acting Out’
      • Reverse Kundalini Syndrome
    • Fractal Dissemination of Reverse Kundalini by the Black Magician
    • Black Tantra (Group Male Homosexual Experience) as a Means to Create the Reverse Kundalini Experience
    • Is the Indian Debate About the Householder and the Celibate Lifestyle an Euphemism to Do with Heterosexual or Homosexual Sacred Sexuality as a Path to Enlightenment?
    • Might Followers of Indigenous Creeds and Shamanism Worldwide Contribute to Noospheric Energies of People Experiencing Reverse Kundalini?
      • Macumba: Infliction of Harm on Others
        • Comments: Getting Round Black Magic Curses and Spells
      • Candomblé: Spirit Possession That May Lead to Homosexuality
        • Comments: Links Between Spirit Possession, Homosexuality, and Reverse Kundalini
      • Haitian Vodou: Spirit Possession / Vampirism
        • Comments
          • My Mind to Your Mind
          • The Human ‘Horse’ or ‘Donkey’
          • Egoic Terror and the Dreaded Mind Wipe
          • Fugue State While Demonically Possessed
          • Vampirism (Catastrophic Energy Drain) Through Spirit Possession.
      • Practitioners of Indigenous Creeds May Experience Reverse Kundalini
    • ‘Bucking the Tide’ of Reverse Kundalini Energies
  • KUNDALINI RISEN
    • Life Choices That May Create the Phenomenon of ‘Kundalini Risen’
    • Effect of Kundalini Risen on the Higher Mental Body and the Lower Mental Body of a Person
    • Stories by Alice: The Spontaneous Experience of Kundalini Risen
      • Sidebar: “Shogun,” Anjin San and the Zen Moment
    • The Gentle Technique of Kundalini Risen as Taught by Yogi Bhajan
    • The ‘Locks’ and ‘Pranayam’ That Cause the Kundalini to Rise
    • Effects of Kundalini Risen: Magnetic Attraction, Happiness, Spiritual Wisdom, Luck in Life
    • Kundalini Risen Deters the Predations of the Dark
  • WHICH IS MORE POWERFUL: REVERSE KUNDALINI OR KUNDALINI RISEN?
    • The Physical and Subtle Bodies of a Person
    • Reverse Kundalini Affects the Physical Body and the Seven ‘Personal’ Subtle Bodies
    • Deleterious Effects on Others of the Sleeping Thought Forms of a Person Experiencing Reverse Kundalini
    • Black Magic Spells and Curses by the Black Magician Consciously Projecting Reverse Kundalini Thought Forms Towards Other People
    • Black Tantra as a Group Method to Experience Reverse Kundalini
    • Black Tantra as a Putative Cause of Astral Gang Attacks on Single Women
    • Alice’s Perilous Tales: Twenty Years Spent in Learning How to Counter Psychic Predations of Raiding Groups of Astral Men in Los Angeles
      • Jackass Love Curse
      • “Bow Down to Me” 3-Part Football Play
      • Standing on the Floor Above the Mark
      • ‘Slam Dunk’ in Switzerland
    • Immediate Shielding Effect of Kundalini Risen
    • Kundalini Risen Affects the Subtle Body Termed the ‘Body of Light’, Which ‘Trumps’ the Subtle Bodies Affected by Reverse Kundalini
    • More on the Physical and Subtle Bodies of a Person
  • KUNDALINI YOGA AS A WAY TO OVERCOME ADVERSE PSYCHIC PHENOMENA
    • My Experience with an Easy Kundalini Set: Untoward Psychic Phenomena Fled Away When the Set Was First Practiced
    • Invocation of God’s Presence
    • Basic Spinal Energy Series
    • Optional Add-ons
    • The Yoga Set in Written Form
  • MORE INFORMATION

Image: “St. Catherine of Siena Besieged by [Six] Demons,” anonymous (Lesser Poland), circa 1500, in Wikimedia Commons … https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lesser_Poland_St._Catherine_of_Siena.jpg … public domain

Image: “St. Catherine of Siena Besieged by [Six] Demons,” anonymous (Lesser Poland), circa 1500, in Wikimedia Commons … https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lesser_Poland_St._Catherine_of_Siena.jpg … public domain

Dear Ones,

After searching for years for the answer to the question: How may I protect myself against astral rape, against astral vampirism, and against the astral ‘pass-through’ or ‘flow-through’ that dilutes the purity of the central vertical power current, I have finally come up with an explanation for these phenomena, and a solution that can be utilized by most people who are in good health.

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Tantric Yoga, Marriage, and Demonic Interference . by Alice B. Clagett

Filmed on 10 August 2015; video published 13 August 2015; blog published on 22 April 2016; revised on 15 July 2020
Location: North side of Navajo Reservoir, Navajo State Park, Arboles, Colorado

  • VIDEO BY ALICE
  • SUMMARY OF THE VIDEO
    • About Navajo Reservoir and Its Wildlife
    • Sacred Sexuality
    • White Tantra
    • Red Tantra
    • Black Tantra
    • How to Escape from Black Tantra
      • On Practicing Kundalini Yoga
      • On Aligning the Will with That of God
      • On Attending Church
    • Photos of the Sky at Navajo Reservoir

Dear Ones,

This video is about …

  • The different forms of Tantric Yoga: white, red and black; the strengths of White Tantra; the pitfalls of Red Tantra: jealousy, possessiveness, ratcheting up of the desire elemental; and how the Satan world demonizes spiritual adepts and single women through Black Tantra.
  • Things to overcome: power over, patriarchal domination, double oh seven mental filter.
  • Big cities: 33rd north parallel (Los Angeles and Iraq).
  • Sacred sexuality, Hieros Gamos, Christos-Sophia: and respect between men and women in marriage.
  • Aligning with God, releasing the demons from our energy bodies, and large churches as sanctuary.

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Overcoming Power Over and Stepping into Fractal Awareness . by Alice B. Clagett *

Written and published on 30 January 2015; revised on 15 July 2020

Image: “The Gaze,” by Emily Tan, 28 July 2008, in Simple Wikipedia … https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:The_Gaze.jpg … CC BY 2.0 Generic … COMMENT: This image differs greatly in feeling from the feeling expressed by eye-gazing couples during white tantric exercises. In the latter, the intention is to sense the Soul within one’s tantric partner. –Alice B. Clagett

Image: “The Gaze,” by Emily Tan, 28 July 2008, in Simple Wikipedia … https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:The_Gaze.jpg … CC BY 2.0 Generic … COMMENT: This image differs greatly in feeling from the feeling expressed by eye-gazing couples during white tantric exercises. In the latter, the intention is to sense the Soul within one’s tantric partner. –Alice B. Clagett

  • WHITE TANTRA
  • RED TANTRA
  • BLACK TANTRA
  • GROUP RED AND BLACK TANTRA
    • In the Fourth Dimension
    • In the Third Dimension
    • Drawbacks of Group Red Tantra
    • Group Black Tantra M2M Yogic Meditation Array
    • Group Black Tantra M2F Yogic Meditation Array
    • Severe Drawbacks of Group Black Tantra
  • DEMON LOVER MENTAL FILTER
  • A TRUER FORM OF TANTRA
  • CHANGES IN HUMAN EMF CONFIGURATION COMPARED TO ELECTRON ORBITAL CONFIGURATIONS
    • First Electron Energy State (n=1)
    • Second Electron Energy State (n=2)
    • The Concept of Nested, Fractal Realities
      • Individual Human EMF, n=1
      • Electron Orbital, n=1
      • Twin Flame EMF, n=2
      • Electron Orbital, n=2
      • Power-Over Twin Flame EMF, n=2, 2s atomic orbital
      • On Escaping from the Power-Over Twin Flame EMF
    • EXCITATION STATES OF THE HUMAN ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD
      • n=1. Individuality
      • n=2, 2p (donut shaped orbitals). Red Tantra
      • n=3, s3. Group Tantra
      • s3 Orbital State
      • On Group Members Ceding Power to a Group Leader
      • On Group Scapegoating
      • Visualization to Neutralize Group Scapegoating
    • ADVAITA – THE TRUTH ABOUT TANTRA
      • Nighttime Meditation on a Candle Flame, channeled by Alice B. Clagett
      • ‘I’m Not That’ Meditation, channeled by Alice B. Clagett
      • Advanced Advaita Meditation, channeled by Alice B. Clagett

Image: Eye-gazing couple meditation …  https://www.wisemindbody.com/content/uploads/sites/8/2014/03/Eye-gazing-couple-meditation-300×180.jpg ..

Dear Ones,

In this blog I discuss the different kinds of tantra, also known as tantric yoga. From my own practice of white tantric yoga, I have found that tantra has to do with jumps in energy states of the human energy field.

These changes in the human aura that take place during the practice of tantric yoga correspond to changes in the energy states of the electrons in our human electromagnetic field. Thus I discuss below the energy ‘bump ups’ of electrons that occur during tantra. It is these ‘bump ups’ that transform our Awareness from that of the lower dimensions to that of the higher dimensions.

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Mystical Poetry Celebration in Los Angeles . by Alice B. Clagett

Written and published on 23 August 2014; revised

  • INTRODUCTION
    • What Is Mysticism?
  • WAYS TO EXPERIENCE MYSTICISM
    • Slowing the Mind
    • Concentrating on the Body Instead of the Mind
    • Extraordinary Sensory and Emotional Experiences
    • Bringing Up the Emotions of Gratitude, Appreciation, or Divine Love
  • EVERY MAJOR RELIGION HAS ITS MYSTICS
  • WHY IS MYSTICISM SO ALL-PERVADING?
    • The Mystical Mind
    • Mental Intelligence versus Universal Intelligence
  • SWARM BEHAVIOR
    • Could These Notions Be True?
  • PRAYER FOR MYSTIC INSPIRATION by Alice B. Clagett
  • SUGGESTED READING AND LISTENING
  • FOOTNOTES
  • MEDIA CREDITS – BACKGROUND MUSIC PLAYED DURING THE EVENT

Dear Ones,

INTRODUCTION

I just woke up thinking about a Mystical Poetry Celebration I facilitated at The Onion … http://sepulvedauu.org/ … in North Hills, Los Angeles, California, a few years ago. It somehow seemed relevant today, so here it is.

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

Image: Seagulls landing on a bridge in the blue sky, with white clouds … https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/33/7d/4e/337d4ee83193a115c3b57fcb31228d16.jpg  ..

What is Mysticism?

Mysticism is immediate consciousness of the transcendent or ultimate reality.

WAYS TO EXPERIENCE MYSTICISM

Slowing the Mind

  • Meditation
  • Repeating a mantra (a sacred sound or word)
  • Gazing at a mandala (sacred art that induces a meditative state)

Concentrating on the Body Instead of the Mind

  • Dance, such as: Sufi whirling and Dances of Universal Peace (1)
  • Walking in a maze or labyrinth
  • Walking in a circle

Extraordinary Sensory and Emotional Experiences

  • Extreme pain, such as mortification of the flesh
  • White tantric yoga (kundalini risen, which I feel to be a good choice for many healthy, spiritual people)
  • Black tantric yoga (reverse kundalini, which I strongly advise against)
  • Red tantric yoga (sexual union in a sacred context)
  • Use of such psychoactive substances … LSD, peyote, etc (Caveat: This can cause ‘bad trips’ and contact with negative astral entities.)
  • Neurophysiologic disturbances … profound depression, schizophrenia, or stroke
  • Near-death-experience

Bringing Up the Emotions of Gratitude, Appreciation, or Divine Love

  • Affirmations of gratitude or appreciation – giving thanks
  • Heartfelt prayer, spirit-filled religious services,
  • Devotional chanting (bhakti yoga)
  • Spiritual music, hymns
  • Reading mystical poetry

— adapted from Wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported

EVERY MAJOR RELIGION HAS ITS MYSTICS

These are just a few examples:

  • Christianity and Sufism … “God Is Love”
  • Kabbalah … Judaism … “… To love the LORD your God, to walk in all his ways, and to cleave unto him …” –Deuteronomy 11: 22 (KJV, public domain) … This is devekut, or communion with God
  • Hinduism … “Atman is Brahman” (i.e., the individual Soul is the cosmic Soul)
  • American Sikhism, quote by Yogi Bhajan on the oneness of a person with God:
    Link: “God and Me, Me and God Are One,” mantra, downloads, and CDs, at SpiritVoyage,  https://www.spiritvoyage.com/mantra/god-and-me,-me-and-god,-are-one/man-000041.aspx ..
    This concept is sometimes termed advaita, nonduality, or ‘God indwelling’ or ‘God immanent
  • Zen … haiku (short poems that can bring one to experience of the present moment) and koan (riddles that baffle the mind)

— adapted from Wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported

WHY IS MYSTICISM SO ALL-PERVADING?

The Mystical Mind

In 1999, Eugene d’Aquili and Andrew Newberg wrote a book in which they demonstrated that God is generated by and generates the brain (2,3) …

Citation: “The Mystical Mind: Probing the Biology of Religious Experience,” by Eugene d’Aquili and Andrew Newberg, 1999

If this is true, then it follows that the mystical experience is inherent in brain chemistry.

Now, the doubter in us might propose that any experience based on brain chemistry is suspect, might he not? But on what basis might he make that assumption? On the basis of sense perceptions?

Sense perceptions are also based on brain chemistry, and so, our doubter must posit, they are also suspect. More suspect, I might suppose, than the mystical experience, since many subjective interpretations may be put upon sense perceptions, and all mystical experiences are remarkably similar.

A person determined to experience ‘things as they are’ will find sense perceptions often mislead … they severely limit the data that come to us from the universe. What about the mystical experience? Could it be an experience of reality at the quantum physics level? At the level of the most basic subatomic particles?

If, in fact, the mystical experience holds greater scientific validity than sense perceptions, then the question becomes, how to have this mystical experience, how to experience reality as it is, and not through the filter of the senses.

Mental Intelligence versus Universal Intelligence

In autumn, starlings flock and dance together at nightfall in the skies above England and Scotland. These dancing clouds of starlings are called murmurations and their complex dance patterns, performed, as it seems, of ‘one mind’ are like aerial ballet in their precision.

In the video clip below, the starlings are the tiny black specks in the sky …

Video: “Murmuration” by Sophie Windsor Clive and Liberty Smith, Facebook: Islands and Rivers … https://vimeo.com/31158841 .. 

Why do they do it? How do they do it? It is not like they have been having practice sessions together. It is not like they are all that intelligent. Why do they not bump into each other in mid-air?

There is a theory that we have been looking at the starlings for intelligence, and we have been looking in the wrong place … intelligence is all around us … in the air …

Video: “Intelligent Air,” by conferencereport, 24 April 2009 … https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GoIIUB3irys ..

… or so the theory goes. We (birds, people) are the end-receptors, so to speak, of universal intelligence. (4)

All we have to do is open ourselves to it and let it in. What if we do not? Well, then we will be stuck with the limited intelligence stored in our personal minds. We will not get to stand in the doorway to unlimited intelligence, the doorway to All That Is. The key to that door is found through the practice of mysticism.

SWARM BEHAVIOR

Scientists call what the starlings do ‘swarm behavior’. Two-dimensional computer simulations have been made showing this behavior.

The second and last video clip is just such a computer simulation. As you watch this video, imagine that you yourself exist as points of light … in quantum physical terms, as a ‘swarm’ consisting of tiny bundles of subatomic energy. Imagine that the edges of the screen represent time and space …

Video: “Swarm Simulation,” by flight404 … https://vimeo.com/11704967 ..

What would happen if there were no edges on the screen of our minds? What would happen to the points of Light that represent our awareness?

Could These Notions Be True?

  • God is generated by and generates the brain.
  • The mystical experience is more valid than sense perceptions.
  • Unlimited intelligence pours into our limited human form from the air, from water, and some say, from the solar winds, from the Universe. As the song goes, “Love is in the air!” All we have to do is perceive it.
  • And finally: We exist as points of Light. Our awareness is compressed by our concept of time and space into a four-dimensional reality (length, width, breadth, and time). This time-and-space limitation is a mental concept only; not reality. What is reality, then?

Image: Hands of a man, holding water with a heart-shaped ripple in it …  https://files.constantcontact.com/37702b02301/dcc82d5d-a63e-4afd-b8f3-e8ae14ea07ab.jpg ..

PRAYER FOR MYSTIC INSPIRATION
by Alice B. Clagett

May the love that the great mystics felt
touch the hearts of each of us.
May each of us know the wisdom that they knew.
As we go about our lives, may that love and wisdom
touch and transform the hearts of all we meet.prayer

SUGGESTED READING AND LISTENING
(All can be purchased at www.Amazon.com )

  • Link: “A Gift of Love: Music Inspired by the Love Poems of Rumi,” by Deepak Chopra, 1998 …  https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/a-gift-of-love-music-inspired-by-the-love-poems-of-rumi/id2901840 ..
  • Citation: “A Year with Rumi: Daily Readings,” translations and commentary by Coleman Barks, published by Harper One, 2006
  • Citation: “The Gayan: Notes from the Unstruck Music,” by Hazrat Inayat Khan, Omega Publications, 2005
  • Citation: “For Love of the Dark One: Songs of Mirabai,” translations by Andrew Schelling, revised edition, Hohm Press, 1998 … The ‘dark one’ is Lord Krishna, whose skin color is traditionally depicted as blue.
  • Citation: “Thirst,” poems by Mary Oliver, Beacon Press, 2006
  • Citation: “The Lights of Penitence, the Moral Principles, Lights of Holiness, Essays, Letters, and Poems,” by Abraham Isaac Kook … His poems in the back of the book are quite good.
  • Citation: “God Makes the Rivers to Flow: An Anthology of the World’s Sacred Poetry and Prose,” compiled by Eknath Iswaren, 1982
  • Citation: “A Book of Psalms: Selected and Adapted from the Hebrew,” translated by Stephen Mitchell, 1993

FOOTNOTES

(1) Link: “Dances of Universal Peace are being led by Lakshmi Lambert in West LA,” Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center … https://www.sivananda.org/la/DancesOfUniversalPeace.htm ..

(2)  A short book review by Tim Knepper, 2001, of the book “The Mystical Mind: Probing the Biology of Religious Experience,” by Eugene d’Aquili, Andrew B. Newberg, may be found here …

LInk: “Eugene d’Aquili; Andrew B. Newberg … ‘The Mystical Mind: Probing the Biology of Religious Experience,'” Review by Tim Knepper, 2001 … http://people.bu.edu/wwildman/relexp/reviews/review_daquili_newberg01.htm ..

(3)  By the way, in a book called “Why God Won’t Go Away: Brain Science and the Biology of Belief,” d’Aquili and Newberg … together with Vince Rause, spoke of incomplete ‘neurobiological transcendence’ as a possible cause of religious intolerance.

So, I gather, when the brain is working at optimum capacity, in a state of ‘neurobiological transcendence,’ religious bigotry will be a thing of the past. Here is the book …

Citation: “Why God Won’t Go Away: Brain Science and the Biology of Belief Paperback – March 26, 2002,” by Andrew Newberg (Author), Eugene D’Aquili (Author), 1 more, in www.amazon.com .. 

(4)  Rupert Sheldrake has another way of explaining murmurations. He proposes that mind extends beyond the brain and is capable of connecting with everything else. See his long video talk:

Video: “The Mind Is Not the Brain, Matrix,” by Ifitallfails, Rupert Shaldrake, Consciousness, 19 September 2014 … https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBc9_e60-7k ..

MEDIA CREDITS – BACKGROUND MUSIC PLAYED DURING THE EVENT

  • Link: “Himma,” a CD by the Sufi Music Ensemble. You can hear and purchase the CD at www.amazon.com … Here is the youtube video …
    Link: “Sufi Music Ensemble – Himma – 06 – Anatolia,” by IzzyREACTS, 28 December 2011 … 
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QzwxvAPHExQ ..
  • Link: “Harmony Within,” a CD by David Castle … http://celestialenergycenter.com/ .. David Castle, who transitioned in May 2019, was a  master healer, whose Celestial Energy Center, now under the care of his widow Anne K. Castle, is here in the San Fernando Valley.
  • Link: “Solace,” by Tom Kenyon … https://tomkenyon.com/store/solace ..

Image: Sunlight filtering through forest leaves … https://biancabibiri.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/picture152.jpg  ..

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