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Call to Action: Mortification of the Flesh and Christian Charity in Times of Crisis . by Alice B. Clagett

Published on 11 May 2019

  • LET THERE BE NO RETURN TO THE KNIGHTS TEMPLAR OF OLD
  • WILL PLAGUE COMPEL US TO FLAGELLANT PARADES?
  • ON PERFECTING WORKS OF CORPOREAL MERCY
    • The Heroic Works of Charity of German Pastor Martin Rinkart During the Great Pestilence
    • Exhortation to Acts of Corporeal Mercy
  • HOW MAY WE LIVE AS CHRIST HAS ASKED, THROUGH THE COMING TIME?
    • Matthew 25:31-46
  • CONCLUSION
  • FOR MORE INFORMATION
Image: “The Flagellants,” by Pieter van Laer, ca. 1635, from Wikimedia Commons. This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 100 years or less; PD-US.

Image: “The Flagellants,” by Pieter van Laer, ca. 1635, from Wikimedia Commons. This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author’s life plus 100 years or less; PD-US.

Image: “The Flagellants,” by Pieter van Laer, ca. 1635, from Wikimedia Commons. This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author’s life plus 100 years or less; PD-US.

Dear Ones,

This is a call to action regarding the religious practice of mortification of the flesh, including self-flagellation, that some Christian denominations retain as a historical tradition. In noospheric tenor, these practices tie into the denser energy streams of sadomasochistic sexual practices and snuff sex that have, of late, ransacked the noosphere of Los Angeles, especially on the weekends.

Aside from the link-in with historic practices of fleshly mortification why is it that this relatively rare nuance of sexual behavior is such a standout in the Los Angeles noosphere of late? For more, I turned to this publication …

Link: “The Psychology of Sadomasochism: An Attempt to Explain Sadism and Masochism,” by Neil Burton, M.D., posted 17 August 2014, in Psychology Today … https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/hide-and-seek/201408/the-psychology-sadomasochism ..

From that I learned that many seemingly innocuous forms of behavior, such as tickling, infantilizing, and love-biting … and perhaps, I would add, taunting and bullying, as are oft found online these days … play into the darker, denser energy streams of the relatively recherché world of sadomasochism. Thus we are all, willy-nilly, for the most part unwittingly, involved in the clearing of these dense energy strands from the Los Angeles noosphere at present.

My appeal today is to those who are consciously able to choose whether they will add to these denser noospheric energies of sadomasochism. I make this appeal because, as an intuitive person, I find these energies very difficult to bear, especially on the weekends in Los Angeles, and most particularly so during times of solar storm … even geostorms as mild as that which we experienced last night …

Image: Kp Index 11 May 2019 18:30:02 UTC, by NOAA/SWPC Boulder, CO USA … public domain. One Level 5 bar spike indicates that a mild geostorm (lasting three hours or less) took place.

Image: Kp Index 11 May 2019 18:30:02 UTC, by NOAA/SWPC Boulder, CO USA … public domain. One Level 5 bar spike indicates that a mild geostorm (lasting three hours or less) took place.

Image: Kp Index 11 May 2019 18:30:02 UTC, by NOAA/SWPC Boulder, CO USA … public domain. One Level 5 bar spike indicates that  a mild geostorm (lasting three hours or less) took place.

In order to keep our personal Body of Light (aura, or energy field) pure and bright, I feel it is important to avoid injury to the body, which is the temple of the Holy Spirit. The Spirit itself, in my sense of it, is injured by mortification of the flesh.

LET THERE BE NO RETURN TO THE KNIGHTS TEMPLAR OF OLD

It is the work of a Christian to discover the Grace of God within, or so I believe. What can be farther from that goal than the undercurrents that apparently evolved, over the centuries, in organizations such as the historic Knights Templar? Having read this no-holds barred account of that evolution …

Link: “The Dark History of the Knights Templar,” from “Knights Templar’s Saga” at theunjustmedia.com … https://www.bibliotecapleyades.net/sociopolitica/templars/knights_templars01.htm

… as well as this more tempered account …

Link: “Knights Templar,” in Wikipedia … https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knights_TemplarMore tempered.

… I have some concerns about the renaissance of the Knights Templar tradition by newly formed groups here in Los Angeles and elsewhere in the United States.

How is it that, in ages gone by, sincere members of devout religious orders have fallen prey to emanations of self-hatred and hatred of others through organizations founded for the best of reasons?

The answer, I feel, lies in the slight affinity aroused in the body to hatred of others through the practice of self-mortification …

Link: “Flagellation: Religious Practice,” written by Geoffrey Abbott, in Encyclopaedia Britannica … https://www.britannica.com/topic/flagellation ..

Through this ‘toehold’ of hatred of the body, flows forth into the noosphere hatred in all its forms: Hatred of women, abuse of children, envy at the sexual prowess of other men; hatred of this teaching or that of one’s own church, or of those of other Christian denominations; and finally, hatred even of the Light of God within, and turning to the abomination of Satanic ritual.

WILL PLAGUE COMPEL US TO FLAGELLANT PARADES?

Image: “Processione dei battanti di Guardia Sanframondi,” uploaded by Nicpac at it.wikipedia, 3 September 2007.
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Image:  “Processione dei battanti di Guardia Sanframondi,” uploaded by Nicpac at it.wikipedia, 3 September 2007. Transferred from it.wikipedia; transferred to Commons by User:Fale using CommonsHelper. CC-BY-2.0.

In the mid-13th Century, processions of self-flagellants took place in central Italy with intent to mitigate a devastating plague. In current times we face another such plague, the scourge of HIV/AIDS, which leaves those of our children who are so infected unable to produce viable offspring.

In our nation’s capital, Washington D.C., according to Centers for Disease Control statistics published in 2016, the lifetime risk of contracting HIV was 1 in 13 people …

Link: “2016 HIV Lifetime Risk Statistics from Centers for Disease Control,” by Alice B. Clagett, published on 30 March 2019 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-c3f ..

Since 2016, no state-by-state statistics have been published. Yet the epidemic, I feel, is cresting in the congested urban areas of the United States, or will soon do so.

Until statistics are caught up, we cannot definitively know where we stand with regard to the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Meanwhile, shall we once more fall to the practice of publicly mistreating our bodies … whether in our streets, or on the silver screen?

ON PERFECTING WORKS OF CORPOREAL MERCY

The answer to the social stresses now testing the tensile strength of our democratic way of life lies not in hatred, not in acts of terrorism whether ultra right or ultra left, not in pogroms, not in vigilante justice, not in wanton waste of life, but in a learned and temperately discerning approach to the problems at hand.

Let us pay utmost respect to our bodies, the abiding temples of God’s loving kindness to us. It is this, the virtue of Christian charity … to ourselves as well as to others … that holds the answer to action in the world during this, the cusp of the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

In the Book of Matthew, Christ says …

“Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.” –Matthew 6:16 (KJV, public domain)

I am put in mind of the biography of pastor Martin Rinkart, whose example I find  inspiring in these times of worldwide hardship …

The Heroic Works of Charity of German Pastor Martin Rinkart During the Great Pestilence

Image: “Martin Rinckart,” 1586, from http://www.heiligenlexikon.de/BiographienM/Martin_Rinckart.html … in Wikimedia Commons.
This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author’s life plus 100 years or less; PD-US.

Image: “Martin Rinckart,” 1586, from http://www.heiligenlexikon.de/BiographienM/Martin_Rinckart.html … in Wikimedia Commons.
This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author’s life plus 100 years or less; PD-US.

Martin Rinkart (23 April 1586, Eilenburg – 8 December 1649) was a pastor who ministered to his flock in Eilenburg, a walled German town, during the Thirty Years’ War, 1618-1648.

In 1637, when the town was already worn down by war, the Great Pestilence took place. At that time the town of Eilenburg had four ministers. People from the surrounding area who were suffering from epidemic and famine sought refuge in Pastor Rinkart’s town.

As the plague-ridden entered the town, the townspeople became infected. One of the town’s ministers, no doubt overcome by a sense of impending doom, fled to healthier climes. The two other ministers stood by Pastor Rinkart, who saw them buried.

In the end, Pastor Rinkart was the only pastor left in Eilenburg. He conducted services for over 4,000 people, sometimes as many as 40 or 50 a day. In May of 1637 his wife died, which must have been a grievous personal blow to him. By the end of that year, the dead were being buried in trenches, and there were no services for them.

Under the most harrowing of personal circumstances, Martin Rinkart composed this uplifting hymn of gratitude for God’s myriad acts of loving kindness, a hymn that is often sung even today …

Video: “Now Thank We All Our God,” by BestLovedHymns … https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j6OA6YL-EIs ..

Exhortation to Acts of Corporeal Mercy 

Image: “Die Werke der Barmherzigkeit,“ by Pierre Montallier, ca. 1680, in Wikimedia Commons ... This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 100 years or less; PD-US.

Image: “Die Werke der Barmherzigkeit,“ by Pierre Montallier, ca. 1680, in Wikimedia Commons … This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author’s life plus 100 years or less; PD-US.

Image: “Die Werke der Barmherzigkeit,“ by Pierre Montallier, ca. 1680, in Wikimedia Commons … This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author’s life plus 100 years or less; PD-US.

The examples of the many great saints of our Christian faith are like a beacon lighting our way in these difficult times. Like them, let us maintain hope in the face of the trials that stand before us. Let the heartbreak of many in our community lift us to faith in God’s sweet intention towards our Souls. Insofar as we may, let us speak to the pure Spirit within, so that we may find the courage to face calamity with equanimity, and the fortitude steadfastly to practice the Christian corporal works of mercy.

Let us feed the hungry, give water to the thirsty, clothe the naked, shelter the homeless, visit the sick, visit the imprisoned, ransom those held captive. and bury the dead.

Link: “Works of Mercy,” in Wikipedia … https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Works_of_mercy ..

HOW MAY WE LIVE AS CHRIST HAS ASKED, THROUGH THE COMING TIME?

Image: “Divine Mercy. Painting in Divine Mercy Sanctuary in Vilnius,” by Eugeniusz Kazimirowski, 1934, in Wikimedia Commons. This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less; PD-US.

Image: “Divine Mercy. Painting in Divine Mercy Sanctuary in Vilnius,” by Eugeniusz Kazimirowski, 1934, in Wikimedia Commons. This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author’s life plus 70 years or less; PD-US.

Image: “Divine Mercy. Painting in Divine Mercy Sanctuary in Vilnius,” by Eugeniusz Kazimirowski, 1934, in Wikimedia Commons. This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author’s life plus 70 years or less; PD-US.

There is a passage in Matthew 25 that speaks most poignantly to this time of Ascension on Earth. This passage brilliantly limns the manner in which we may choose to address the momentous days that lie before us, through works of mercy practiced in loving remembrance of Christ …

Matthew 25:31-46 (KJV, public domain)

31 “When the Son of man shall come in his glory, and all the holy angels with him, then shall he sit upon the throne of his glory:

32 “And before him shall be gathered all nations: and he shall separate them one from another, as a shepherd divideth his sheep from the goats:

33 “And he shall set the sheep on his right hand, but the goats on the left.

34 “Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world:

35 “For I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in:

36 “Naked, and ye clothed me: I was sick, and ye visited me: I was in prison, and ye came unto me.

37 “Then shall the righteous answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee an hungred, and fed thee? or thirsty, and gave thee drink?

38 “When saw we thee a stranger, and took thee in? or naked, and clothed thee?

39 “Or when saw we thee sick, or in prison, and came unto thee?

40 “And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.

41 “Then shall he say also unto them on the left hand, Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels:

42 “For I was an hungred, and ye gave me no meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me no drink:

43 “I was a stranger, and ye took me not in: naked, and ye clothed me not: sick, and in prison, and ye visited me not.

44 “Then shall they also answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee an hungred, or athirst, or a stranger, or naked, or sick, or in prison, and did not minister unto thee?

45 “Then shall he answer them, saying, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye did it not to one of the least of these, ye did it not to me.

46 “And these shall go away into everlasting punishment: but the righteous into life eternal.”

Surely none has spoken, nor likely ever will speak, more eloquently or to the point, than Christ himself has done. This passage sets us on a sure path through faith in Him, even in the face of  the most devastating hailstorm of temporal sorrow.

CONCLUSION

In these days of woe, shall we stand with Christ and act on his behalf? In truth, what we may do for the disempowered, the disadvantaged, and the disenfranchised people of Los Angeles, is what we may be privileged to do for Christ Himself in this lifetime.

It is the Body of Christ Himself to whom we minister. It is He whom we feed, whom we clothe, for whom we provide potable water, for whom we find lodging, whom we help to find a sure path after release from prison, and whom we seek to ransom from malefic entities … whether human or clothed in mists beyond our ken … who hold them prisoner.

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

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FOR MORE INFORMATION

Christian Virtues

Link: “Seven Virtues,” in Wikipedia … https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_virtues ..

Plagues and Pandemics

Link: “Black Death,” in Wikipedia … https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Death ..

Link: “Spanish Flu,” the 1918 Influenza Pandemic, in Wikipedia … https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_flu ..

Link: “Compendium: HIV/AIDS Pandemic,” by Alice B. Clagett, published on 2 March 2019https://wp.me/p2Rkym-bPl ..

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Winter Solstice 2016: Comet 3200 Phaethon . Transformation to a Higher Harmonic . by Alice B. Clagett

Written and published on 10 December 2016

  • ROCK COMET 3200 PHAETHON IS INCOMING NEAR TO EARTH
  • CONSTELLATION GEMINI
    • Plague and Pestilence
    • Mortality and Immortality
    • Dissonance between Constellation Pleiades and Constellation Orion May Be Absorbed by Constellation Gemini
  • MY THOUGHTS ON THE INCOMING GEMINID SHOWERS AND OUR LIGHTWORKER MISSION DURING WINTER SOLSTICE 2016
  • MORE INFORMATION

Dear Ones,

ROCK COMET 3200 PHAETHON IS INCOMING NEAR TO EARTH

Rock Comet 3200 Phaethon, of Constellation Gemini, will be bringing news from the Sun, Mercury, Venus, and Mars to Earth and her beings in the upcoming weeks, with an anticipated peak on 13-14 December 2016.

This comet has resonance with Constellation Gemini, which acts as a bridge between the energies of Constellation Pleiades and Constellation Orion.

On hearing the recording of the 2003 Geminid shower (see below), I cross referenced to the incoming energies for Earth in the past week. From this I get that the Light of Winter Solstice 2016 is offering Earth a chance to harmonize the energies of our Solar System, to heal old discord between Venus and Mars frequencies here on Earth, where Souls from both planets dwell. There is further opportunity to harmonize the energies of the Pleiades and Orion, in the larger aspect of this same energetic dissonance.

Mercury sends the blessing of the Messenger God. His wings are the Comet 3200 Phaethon.

CONSTELLATION GEMINI

Image: “CONSTELLATION GEMINI. An animation of the constellation Gemini (center), ‘the twins’, shows two parallel stick figures. Gemini is associated with the myth of Castor and Polydeuces (also known as Pollux). They are all known as the Dioscuri,” by Michelet B. … https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gemini_(constellation)#/media/File:Gemini.gif … CC BY-SA 3.0 ..

Image: “CONSTELLATION GEMINI. An animation of the constellation Gemini (center), ‘the twins’, shows two parallel stick figures. Gemini is associated with the myth of Castor and Polydeuces (also known as Pollux). They are all known as the Dioscuri,” by Michelet B. … https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gemini_(constellation)#/media/File:Gemini.gif … CC BY-SA 3.0 ..

Plague and Pestilence

The myths around the Constellation Gemini further explicate: In Babylonian astronomy (circa 2300 BC and following) the two brightest stars in Constellation Gemini, Meshlamtaea and Lugalirra (Castor and Pollux), were known as the Great Twins. One of the twins arose from the underworld, and the other was known as the mighty king. Both were associated with the Babylonian god Nergal, the king of the underworld, who was responsible for plague and pestilence on Earth. –from Link: “Gemini (constellation)” in Wikipedia …  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gemini_(constellation)#Mythology ..

Thus, since around 2300 BC, the Constellation Gemini has been associated with plague and pestilence.

This sound track of a Geminid shower from 2003 bears out the distortion of Light brought to us by Constellation Gemini: What a geminid sounded like in 2003 … http://www.astrosurf.com/luxorion/Radio/geminides-13dec03-0953z-nmous-radar-67mhz.mp3  (1)

Mortality and Immortality

Greek mythology had a similar story to tell: “Gemini was associated with the myth of Castor and Pollux, the children of Leda and Argonauts both. Pollux was the son of Zeus, who seduced Leda, while Castor was the son of Tyndareus, king of Sparta and Leda’s husband. Castor and Pollux were also mythologically associated with St. Elmo’s fire in their role as the protectors of sailors.” –from Link: “Gemini (constellation)” in Wikipedia …  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gemini_(constellation)#Mythology ..

Castor and Pollux had the same mother, but different fathers; thus Castor was mortal, but his brother Pollus was immortal. They were dear friends. Castor got into a fight, and was killed. “When Castor died, because he was mortal, Pollux begged his father Zeus to give Castor immortality, and he did, by uniting them together in the heavens.” –from Link: “Gemini (constellation)” in Wikipedia …  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gemini_(constellation)#Mythology ..

So Greek mythology regarding Constellation Gemini speaks to life in the past Age of Darkness, as we step into the Age of Light, and the new Great Age of Earth. We who have thought ourselves mortal, have been transformed by our body of Light, the twin to our dark physical and astral forms. We now discard our Cloak of Mortality for the clear splendor of our Body of Light, through the grace of God.

Dissonance between Constellation Pleiades and Constellation Orion May Be Absorbed by Constellation Gemini

I note that the feet of the twins in the Constellation Gemini appear to point to both Constellation Pleiades and Constellation Orion in the night sky …

Image: Orion, Gemini, Auriga and Taurus … http://www.andrewcollins.com/pics/taurus_gemini_orion.jpg ..

The Pleiades are a place of higher consciousness …

Link: “The Pleiades: Source of Inspiration,” by Just Being … https://justbeingnamaste.tumblr.com/post/83143047810/all-about-ufos-the-pleiades-source-of ..

The Orion Group, on the other hand,  is known for the energy of separation, power over, and enslavement, and it may lend some umph to the very mixed energies … some very beautiful, high and pure, and some very low, garbled and distorted … coming to us from the Constellation Orion …

Link: Orion, in “The Law of One: The Ra Material,” … http://www.lawofone.info/results.php?c=Orion ..

This is one of the harmonics to be healed by Earth in the coming week.  We Lightworkers can participate in this, I feel.

MY THOUGHTS ON THE INCOMING GEMINID SHOWERS AND OUR LIGHTWORKER MISSION DURING WINTER SOLSTICE 2016

Please let all Earth beings with whom you are in touch know about the incoming news from Mercury, Venus and Mars. This is an opportunity to transform our Solar System to a higher harmonic.

There is incoming news also from the Constellation Gemini, to do with plague, pestilence and death through the Orion Group, but also to do with higher consciousness through the Pleiades. This is an excellent opportunity to heal the dissonance through the straddling feet of Gemini, the twins who were half God, half mortal man.

Let the healing begin with our beloved planet Earth, as we Lightworkers acknowledge and transform the energies of the old paradigm; as we step into the new Great Age of Earth.

That this is opening to the New is truly before us, is borne out by the breathtaking healings that have been taking place on Earth in the last week or so. There have been great liftings of distortions of LIght to do with mental confusion and subconscious fear and anger.

It could be that the Law of Confusion and the veil are lifting …

Link: The Law of Confusion, in “The Law of One: The Ra Material” … http://www.lawofone.info/results.php?q=%22Law+of+Confusion%22and

Link: The Veil, in “The Law of One: The Ra Material” … http://www.lawofone.info/results.php?q=Veil ..

This may be taking place all over Earth, and may well continue to intensify through the Winter Solstice 2016.

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

MORE INFORMATION

See Link: “Geminid Meteor Shower” at Space Weather … http://www.spaceweather.com/archive.php?view=1&day=09&month=12&year=2016 ..

See also Link: “3200 Phaethon” in Wikipedia … https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/3200_Phaethon ..

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FOOTNOTE

(1) More sound files from 2003 Geminid meteor showers may be heard here … Link: “Audio and Sound Files: Meteor Showers,” from Luxorion … http://www.astrosurf.com/luxorion/audiofiles-meteors.htm ..

There is a 2010 sound clip of a Geminid meteor shower at LInk: Cometal … http://cometal-comets.blogspot.com/2010/12/fun-with-geminids-2010.html ..

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