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Nature Lore … by Alice B. Clagett

Revised; originally published on 11 March 2014

Dear Ones,

Exploring animal tracks, plants and wild animals at Sage Ranch, Los Angeles. There’s a Summary after the video …

VIDEO BY ALICE

SUMMARY OF THE VIDEO

Image: “Nature Lore, Sage Ranch, Los Angeles,” Image 1, Chaparral Trail,  by Alice B. Clagett, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Nature Lore, Sage Ranch, Los Angeles,” Image 2, Rabbit,  by Alice B. Clagett, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Nature Lore, Sage Ranch, Los Angeles,” Image 3, Boulders and Mountains,  by Alice B. Clagett, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Nature Lore, Sage Ranch, Los Angeles,” Image 4, Resurrection Plant,  by Alice B. Clagett, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Nature Lore, Sage Ranch, Los Angeles,” Image 5, Diplacus aurantiacus (Sticky Monkey-Flower, Orange Bush Monkey Flower),  by Alice B. Clagett, CC BY-SA 4.0

So, I’ve been running into blue things today … kind of like the light is blue. So the stems of this chaparral shrub look kind of bluish …

Image: “Nature Lore, Sage Ranch, Los Angeles,” Image 6, Eriodictyon californicum (Yerba Santa),  by Alice B. Clagett, CC BY-SA 4.0

… Can you see this? Oddest thing.

Image: “Nature Lore, Sage Ranch, Los Angeles,” Image 7, Lichen,  by Alice B. Clagett, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Nature Lore, Sage Ranch, Los Angeles,” Image 8, Lichen,  by Alice B. Clagett, CC BY-SA 4.0

Question 1: So who knows what these two things are, right here? [Answers to questions are at the end of the blog]

Image: “Nature Lore, Sage Ranch, Los Angeles,” Image 9, Question 1,  by Alice B. Clagett, CC BY-SA 4.0

… I’ll zoom in on one of them, and I’ll provide the answer later on …

Image: “Nature Lore, Sage Ranch, Los Angeles,” Image 10, Question 1: Closeup,  by Alice B. Clagett, CC BY-SA 4.0

… ?? … It’s very small; about an inch across …

Image: “Nature Lore, Sage Ranch, Los Angeles,” Image 11, Mountains, by Alice B. Clagett, CC BY-SA 4.0

Question 2: So who knows what these are?

Image: “Nature Lore, Sage Ranch, Los Angeles,” Image 12, Question 2, by Alice B. Clagett, CC BY-SA 4.0

… They’re bigger; they’re about an inch and a half across. I’ll zoom in one one of them … Wait, here’s a good one to zoom in on …

Image: “Nature Lore, Sage Ranch, Los Angeles,” Image 13, Question 2: Closeup, by Alice B. Clagett, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Nature Lore, Sage Ranch, Los Angeles,” Image 14, Mountains, by Alice B. Clagett, CC BY-SA 4.0

Question 3: Well, here’s Question 3: But it looks like the answer is already in the question here … So, what could this be? …

Image: “Nature Lore, Sage Ranch, Los Angeles,” Image 15. Question 3, by Alice B. Clagett, CC BY-SA 4.0

… and it’s maybe an inch wide, altogether …  See the hint? There it goes …

Image: “Nature Lore, Sage Ranch, Los Angeles,” Image 16. Question 3 with Hint, by Alice B. Clagett, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Nature Lore, Sage Ranch, Los Angeles,” Image 17. Rock Bowl with Water in It, by Alice B. Clagett, CC BY-SA 4.0

See the little green tips … the bright green color of the new leaves on the chaparral?

Image: “Nature Lore, Sage Ranch, Los Angeles,” Image 18, Eriodictyon californicum (Yerba Santa), by Alice B. Clagett, CC BY-SA 4.0

It’s pretty cool, huh? New life on New Earth!

Track 1: Ok, so here’s a question. Here’s Track No. 1 … You know, it rained here, recently, and there was this great mud puddle, and then the animals walked through it. So here is Track No. 1 …

Image: “Nature Lore, Sage Ranch, Los Angeles,” Image 19, Dog Track, by Alice B. Clagett, CC BY-SA 4.0

And the question is: What kind of track is that? So I see toenail marks there, and I see a kind of an oval shape to the foot. And you can’t tell, but it’s about 2 1/2 inches long. And I’m guessing this is a dog print.

Track 2: Well this is a peculiar track. It’s about as big as the dog track. Actually, wider than it is tall. And you can’t see any toenails in it …

Image: “Nature Lore, Sage Ranch, Los Angeles,” Image 20, Bobcat Track maybe?, by Alice B. Clagett, CC BY-SA 4.0

Now it could be just sloppy mud there; but it has some of the characteristics of, say a bobcat track? It looks a little more like a cat track. But it’s pretty ambiguous … I can’t tell for sure.

Track 3: And going on … Here’s another one …

Image: “Nature Lore, Sage Ranch, Los Angeles,” Image 21, Another Bobcat Track maybe?, by Alice B. Clagett, CC BY-SA 4.0

Hard to say. So that’s a question mark. Maybe someone wiser than I will know the answer.

Track 4: Look at this, dear ones … another one of these tracks with the roundish toes and no toenails and kind of a little bit more sideways length than top to bottom length …

Image: “Nature Lore, Sage Ranch, Los Angeles,” Image 22, Yet Another Bobcat Track maybe?, by Alice B. Clagett, CC BY-SA 4.0

There are a number of them in this wash, here. So I’m guessing maybe bobcat. That would be pretty cool!

Here’s a Star Lily or Newton Zigadene … It has about 4 different names.

Image: “Nature Lore, Sage Ranch, Los Angeles,” Image 23, Zigadenus fremontii (Star Lily, Freemont Zigadene,  Freemont Lily), by Alice B. Clagett, CC BY-SA 4.0

After it blooms, it has a tall stalk, and a beautiful, white flower. But all of these lilies are just starting to come up, right now, because of the rain. They’re just starting to come up.

Image: “Nature Lore, Sage Ranch, Los Angeles,” Image 24, Chaparral and Mountains, by Alice B. Clagett, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Nature Lore, Sage Ranch, Los Angeles,” Image 25, probably Toxicodendron diversilobum (Poison Oak), by Alice B. Clagett, CC BY-SA 4.0

Track 5: Deer track, moving quickly? Or is it a rabbit track?

Image: “Nature Lore, Sage Ranch, Los Angeles,” Image 26, Deer Track or Rabbit Track? by Alice B. Clagett, CC BY-SA 4.0

Track 6: Well, I don’t know for sure. I’ll show you another one … This one looks more like a rabbit track to me …

Image: “Nature Lore, Sage Ranch, Los Angeles,” Image 27, Deer Track or Rabbit Track? by Alice B. Clagett, CC BY-SA 4.0

Deer track, right? Maybe running away from something? Or is it a rabbit track? I dunno …

Track 7: And here’s another one … Deer track or rabbit track?

Image: “Nature Lore, Sage Ranch, Los Angeles,” Image 28, Deer Track or Rabbit Track? by Alice B. Clagett, CC BY-SA 4.0

Something’s hiding in there, but I don’t know what it is. And I keep hearing it scrambling around in there.

Image: “Nature Lore, Sage Ranch, Los Angeles,” Image 29, Chaparral Bush, by Alice B. Clagett, CC BY-SA 4.0

There it is …

Image: “Nature Lore, Sage Ranch, Los Angeles,” Image 30, Spotted Towhee?, by Alice B. Clagett, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Nature Lore, Sage Ranch, Los Angeles,” Image 31, Cathartes aura (Turkey Vulture), by Alice B. Clagett, CC BY-SA 4.0

ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS

Answer to Question 1: Earthworm burrows

Answer to Question 2: Gopher holes

Answer to Question 3: Right! It was an ant hole

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars
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Does Voodoo Have Power in the World? … Cause and Effect vs Synchronicity … by Alice B. Clagett

Revised; originally published on 25 March 2014 

  • VIDEO BY ALICE
  • SUMMARY OF THE VIDEO
    • Voodoo: Ill Will Thought Forms of Illness or Pain Sent From Someone Else
    • Interweaving of the Fourth and Fifth Dimensions
      • The Trees versus the Rocks
      • The Red and Blue Placemat
    • How the Fourth and the Fifth Dimensions Exist ‘on the Same Canvas’
    • View of a Sunbeam
    • Different Ways of Scoring Dominoes
    • On Dealing with Mishaps from the Perspective of the Fifth Dimension
    • Good Wishes for the Reader
    • Postscript: How Something Can Look Dark, Then Light
    • Postscript: Yerba Santa Blooming at Sage Ranch
  • MORE INFORMATION
    • Mexican Train Dominoes – lowest score wins
    • “The Bachelor and the Bobby Soxer”  … Cary Grant’s take on voodoo

Dear Ones,

Here’s a video about voodoo, cause and effect, synchronicity, the fourth and fifth dimensions, darkness and light, duality, clearing the aura, our body of light, unity consciousness, and the concept of the All. The setting is Sage Ranch Park in the Simi Hills, in the Los Angeles area of California. A Summary follows the video; text in green font is not in the video …

VIDEO BY ALICE

SUMMARY OF THE VIDEO

Hello, Dear Ones,

I’m here at Sage Ranch. And I had some thoughts about the interweaving of the dimensions. And specifically about 4D – 5D … the fourth and the fifth dimensions.

Voodoo: Ill Will Thought Forms of Illness or Pain Sent From Someone Else

Today I’ve been having some circumstances where it seemed like … one way to take it would be, somebody said something to me, that caused me to feel a physical pain. So it seemed like there was a cause-and-effect situation going on, where somebody, a couple of times, said something regarding illness, or pain, and I suddenly felt that illness or that pain.

Interweaving of the Fourth and Fifth Dimensions

So I was thinking those things over, and I think that … between the fourth and fifth dimension, there’s … it’s as if they were … See, you could look at this landscape here …

Image: Chaparral and Rocks at Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California, by Alice B. Clagett, 25 March 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0 

The Trees versus the Rocks. At first you could see the whole landscape, right? But if you pay attention, you could see just the trees, or you could see just the rocks. Ok? There’s a whole pattern of rocks; and a whole, separate pattern of trees. But it’s one landscape; do you know what I mean?

The Red and Blue Placemat. And in the same way you could imagine, for instance, a placemat. And the placemat might be this Universe. And there might be strands of red thread woven into the placemat, and strands of blue thread woven into the placemat.

And the strands of red might actually be viewed as one, separate network of red strands. And the strands of blue as a different network, that was somehow interwoven.

Then, at the places where the strands of red join, in this placemat, the strands of blue also join. So, wherever there’s a joining of the red, there’s a joining of the blue. Ok?

And so, now imagine the issue of the fourth dimension … which is a cause-and-effect dimension … and the issue of the fifth dimension … which is a synchronicity dimension. Ok?

Imagine that the place on the placemat where the threads join, is an incident in your life. And this incident can be viewed in two separate ways: It can be viewed red, or it can be viewed blue.

If you look at it red … fourth dimension … then what you have is a cause-and-effect situation; somebody did something to me.

And if you look at it from the point of view of the blue threads … the  fifth dimension … then it’s a synchronous situation; somebody did something, said something  and at the same time, I felt something. A completely different situation.

How the Fourth and the Fifth Dimensions Exist ‘on the Same Canvas’

These two modalities exist on the same canvas, as it were. Like, you’re looking at this landscape right now, and you’re not separating out the rocks from the trees.

But you could, if you wanted to. You could think just rocks. You could think just trees.

You could think just fourth dimension … cause and effect. And you could think just fifth dimension … synchronicity and unity consciousness; knowing that all things flow together, harmoniously; and that cause-and-effect is not really operative.

So, I urge you to look at the different ways you can view what appears to be happening in your life.

View of a Sunbeam

I have one more … let’s see. Let me change the scene here. [pans right]. Let’s see what we’ve got over here … Oh, the Sun. Wow! …

Image: Sunbeam at Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California, by Alice B. Clagett, 25 March 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0 

Different Ways of Scoring Dominoes

… [zooms back to a panoramic view] … So, I have one more way of explaining that interweaving effect. Today I went to play Mexican Train Dominoes with a new group of people. And before, I had learned to play it, and I had learned the rules of the game with the people that had played it at a different location.

And so, I went to this game today, thinking that I knew the rules of Mexican Train Dominoes, ok? But when we got to the end … to the scoring … I found that, instead of counting the dots on the dominoes that I had left on my board … instead of using that to score … they had a whole different rule: If there was a blank ‘half’ on your domino, it counted 25 points against you. And if you had two blank ‘halves’ on a domino, it counted 50 points against you … which was very, very bad! [laughs] … Whereas, at the other place, the blanks counted not at all … zero!

And in addition, I should say, that it’s all Mexican Train Dominoes. It’s just different rules, and different situations. And in the same way, what we’re looking at, in our lives, is all our Life, you know?

But when we look at it from different points of view, we see the different rules that apply. And for instance, in the fourth dimension, where somebody does something to you, and it counts against you, it’s like this counting of the domino blanks, you know, as 25 or 50 points.

On Dealing with Mishaps from the Perspective of the Fifth Dimension

And so, something bad happens to you. You might even lose the game. You might even lose your health … or like that … if you’re playing by that system, where you just might lose the game of life, right?

But if you’re looking at the same game from the point of view that ‘zero’ is ‘zero’, then nothing is counted against you. Your score is much better. Your score is fine, if that’s what you have left. So it’s the exact opposite! Same situation, the exact opposite rules.

Good Wishes for the Reader

And that’s what I have for you today. I wish you a pleasant day … a chance to walk in the mountains! And I’ll talk to you all later.

Hope your karma is unraveling just free as a bird, and the Light is coming in, and the Light is the important thing. And not what other people do and what other people say … but your own Light. You know what I mean? That’s what I’m working on, anyway …

Talk to you later. Bye bye!

Postscript: How Something Can Look Dark, Then Light

Take a look, how something that looks Dark …

Image: Rock shelter, looking dark, at Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California, by Alice B. Clagett, 25 March 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0 

… changes into something that looks Light. Check this out. Pretty cool, huh? …

Image: Rock shelter, looking light, at Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California, by Alice B. Clagett, 25 March 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0 

Postscript: Yerba Santa Blooming at Sage Ranch

[Video clip of Yerba Santa, zooming back to a far view of the mountains]

Image: Yerba Santa, closeup, at Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California, by Alice B. Clagett, 25 March 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0 

Image: Yerba Santa and landscape view, at Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California, by Alice B. Clagett, 25 March 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0 

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

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Mexican Train Dominoes – lowest score wins

Image: Mexican Train Dominoes – lowest score wins, by Alice B. Clagett, 25 March 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0 … The first domino shows two blank halves; the description is: Group A: zero points; Group B: 50 points (i.e., 2 blanks, each worth 25 points!). The second domino shows one blank half and one half with one dot on it; the description is: Group A: 1 point (i.e., 1 dot); Group B: 26 points (i.e., 1 dot plus 1 blank worth 25 points). The third domino shows one blank half and one half with three dots on it; the description is: Group A: 3 points (i.e., 3 dots); Group B, 28 points (i.e., 3 dots plus 1 blank worth 25 points). –from “Does Voodoo Have Power in the World? … Cause and Effect vs Synchronicity,” by Alice B. Clagett, in “I Am of the Stars,” https://www.iamofthestars.com 

Image: Mexican Train Dominoes – lowest score wins, by Alice B. Clagett, 25 March 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0 … The first domino shows two blank halves; the description is: Group A: zero points; Group B: 50 points (i.e., 2 blanks, each worth 25 points!). The second domino shows one blank half and one half with one dot on it; the description is: Group A: 1 point (i.e., 1 dot); Group B: 26 points (i.e., 1 dot plus 1 blank worth 25 points). The third domino shows one blank half and one half with three dots on it; the description is: Group A: 3 points (i.e., 3 dots); Group B, 28 points (i.e., 3 dots plus 1 blank worth 25 points)

“The Bachelor and the Bobby Soxer”  … Cary Grant’s take on voodoo

Video: “The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer,” by Daniel Paikov, 6 February 2007, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CBmeOzSzKoY ..

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Sage Ranch … Autumn Afternoon … by Alice B. Clagett

Revised; originally published on 2 December 2013 

Dear Ones,

Here’s a nature video … Sage Ranch, Los Angeles, late on an autumn afternoon. There’s a Summary after the video …

VIDEO BY ALICE

SUMMARY OF THE VIDEO

These are wagon wheel ruts in the sandstone from a long time ago. I think the wagon must have been going pretty fast. See them? …

My meditation spot: Known to few.

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars
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On Blessing and Healing Gaia … by Alice B. Clagett

Revised; originally published on 13 January 2014 

  • Video by Alice
  • Summary of the Video
    • The Story of Nuclear and Other Contamination Near Sage Ranch
    • Conversation With a Nature Spirit Guarding a Sage Ranch Oak Tree
    • A Request That Everyone Send Healing Energy to Gaia’s Nuclear Reactor Leak Sites

Dear Ones,

This video is about nature spirits, the Santa Susana Field Lab nuclear leak in 1959, and how we can bless and heal the Earth and her waters. A Summary follows the video …

VIDEO BY ALICE

SUMMARY OF THE VIDEO

The Story of Nuclear and Other Contamination Near Sage Ranch

I’m here at Sage Ranch in Los Angeles, which is very high on a mountaintop, and has a beautiful view of the Simi Valley and the San Fernando Valley. There was a story I meant to tell you about this place. It goes like this:

In 1959, just to the west of here, as I’ve mentioned in the past, there was a nuclear reactor leak. (1) And for several days they didn’t know about it, or didn’t know how to fix it … one or the other. And so, the leak spread through these hills here.

The wind was blowing this way, and the leak spread through Sage Ranch, and on down through San Fernando Valley. And it has done some damage that’s still here … that and the rocket fuel cleaning fluid that seeped down into the substratum down here. They’ve both done some damage to the land here.

Conversation With a Nature Spirit Guarding a Sage Ranch Oak Tree

And I knew this; and when I go through, I say a little prayer, a blessing for the clearing of the Earth. So the other day, I was walking down, and I saw this lone, beautiful little oak tree, in the middle of a field, that was looking a little desolate. So I went down to explore, and see this little oak tree, and what lay beyond it.

And just when I got to the oak tree, I heard a buzzing in my left ear … a high-pitched buzzing. And then I heard this winsome little voice … I think it was a nature spirit …

It was saying: We don’t want humans here!

And I said: Why?

And they said: We’re trying to fix this place up!

And I said: Oh, I’m sorry!

And the buzzing was still happening in my ear. So then I went back out towards the path, and turned around, and I saw that the land was laboring under this burden of toxins. You know? More so than I had noticed previously.

So I said some Aum‘s, and I visualized the Earth clearing, and healing, and the waters beneath the ground healing as well. And I [thought of] all of the nature spirits, who seemed to have been pretty upset by this, and are doing their very best. And today I came back and did the same thing; and did my best to channel down energy, into the deep, deep soil of Earth here.

And I noticed, while I was here: There are so many sandstone rock formations … And they’re not like granite, which has inclusions of big crystals in it, that are very good for transmitting energy … But I’m thinking that sandstone does have silica in it; these are tiny little crystals that may help to hold the energy, since they’re underneath the ground here, and subterranean water lies on top of them. So I’m hoping, in future times, to anchor the energy into the tiny crystals in the sandstone.

A Request That Everyone Send Healing Energy to Gaia’s Nuclear Reactor Leak Sites

If you have a chance to walk near Sage Ranch … If you live in the Los Angeles area and have a chance to do that, it would be wonderful if you could send some good energy. From wherever you are, you can do that: To every nuclear reactor leak site in the whole world … You could send healing energy to the Earth!

And I would be so grateful for that. And the Earth would be so grateful! And millions of nature spirits would be happy! [laughs] … And for the waters of Earth; for the oceans, and the aquifers, and all of those areas where that radiation has gotten down into it. You know?

Just visualize all that clean and pure … just like comet ice on water … pure of any kind of energy of duality. I think it would be a wonderful service to Earth.

That’s all for now. Talk to you later. Love you!

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

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FOOTNOTE

(1) See “Santa Susana Field Laboratory,” in Wikipedia,  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santa_Susana_Field_Laboratory#Accidents_and_site_contamination … the subheading entitled “Accidents and Site Contamination”
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Rainmaking . by Alice B. Clagett

Dear Ones,

Here are two videos on Rainmaking. There’s a summary beneath each video:

SUMMARY – RAINMAKING 1 …. 6 May 2016

  • My recent experiences with rainmaking.
  • Would men like to perform rainmaking ceremonies, perhaps?
  • Importance of visualizing precise results: where should the rain fall, how many inches of rain should fall, how many days of rain should there be, what about runoff, what areas and outcomes (such as mudslides and flooding) need to be avoided?
  • How unconscious thoughts, fears and worries can prevent rainfall.
  • What manzanita, a chaparral plant, looks like when its stressed by drought.

SUMMARY – RAINMAKING 2 … 7 May 2016

  • The next day: Signs that it has rained at Chatsworth Reservoir and Sage Ranch in the Los Angeles area
  • How the nature elementals make rain: water elementals (undines) care for the water and air elementals (sylphs and zephyrs) carry the water up to the clouds and round to where the rain must fall
  • What would happen if 10 people in Los Angeles visualized rain when needed?

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

SIGNS OF RAINFALL AT CHATSWORTH NATURE PRESERVE

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Sage Ranch on a Rainy Day … by Alice B. Clagett

Revised; originally published on 4 March 2015 

  • VIDEO BY ALICE
  • SUMMARY OF THE VIDEO

Dear Ones,

Some natural scenes at Sage Ranch on a rainy day: A darkling beetle, yerba santa, sandstone boulders, and blue sky. There is a Summary after the video …

VIDEO BY ALICE

SUMMARY OF THE VIDEO

[Photo of the Simi Hills in the foreground and the Santa Susana Mountains in the background, with cloud cover; then a video clip of the Darkling Beetle on a rock with lichen on it. The beetle is in its distinctive head-to-the-ground and tail up kowtow pose.]

Image: “Darkling Beetle, Sage Ranch Park,” by Alice B. Clagett, 1 March 2015, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Darkling Beetle, Sage Ranch Park,” by Alice B. Clagett, 1 March 2015, CC BY-SA 4.0

[Speaking to the Darkling Beetle;] What are you doing, just sitting there? Are you sun-bathing?

[Short videoclips of Yerba Santa blooming, chaparral gently waving in a breeze, with the sound of birdsong]

Image: “Mountains and Clouds 1, Sage Ranch Park,” by Alice B. Clagett, 1 March 2015, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Mountains and Clouds 1, Sage Ranch Park,” by Alice B. Clagett, 1 March 2015, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Mountains and Clouds 2, Sage Ranch Park,” by Alice B. Clagett, 1 March 2015, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Mountains and Clouds 2, Sage Ranch Park,” by Alice B. Clagett, 1 March 2015, CC BY-SA 4.0

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I Am of the Stars
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Higher Self – Lower Self … by Alice B. Clagett

Revised; originally published on 8 April 2014 

  • VIDEO BY ALICE
  • SUMMARY OF THE VIDEO
    • Nature and Sunshine
    • Computer and Telephone Glitches … Calling on the Higher Self
    • Drivetime Safety
    • On Doing What Affords Joy
    • ‘What If’ Question Meditation on the Higher Self
    • On Imagining Oneself to be Wonderful and Miraculous
    • Images of Spring Chaparral and Wildflowers at the End of the Video

Dear Ones,

Here is a video on the Higher Self. The setting is Sage Ranch Park, in the Simi Hills in Los Angeles County, and there are pictures of the spring flora at the end of the video.

The stirring instrumental music that accompanies the chaparral and wildflower images at the end of the video is “Prelude No. 3” by Chris Zabriskie, CC BY 4.0.

There is a lightly edited Summary after the video …

VIDEO BY ALICE

SUMMARY OF THE VIDEO

Hello, Dear Ones,

I’m at Sage Ranch, Simi Valley, Los Angeles. It is a beautiful, bright, sunny day, and it has gotten awfully warm here … just unseasonably warm. It is amazing! And every day, in the last few days, it has been just like this.

Nature and Sunshine

And I cannot help but notice how much better I feel when I am out in nature and the sunshine … or in the shade near the sunshine … than I am in front of a computer. I do not know if you have noticed this phenomenon yourself.

Computer and Telephone Glitches … Calling on the Higher Self

It seems like the computer is going so slowly these days, and so many things go wrong. Just one technical glitch after another. And lately, in the early morning, when I wake up, and at night, right before I go to sleep, I have been calling on my Higher Self.

And I have come to the realization that it knows a heck of a lot more than I do. In fact, the amount that I know is practically not worth talking about. And so, I have come to the understanding that I really need to rely on my Higher Self.

Thus, at night and in the morning, what I do is, I just send a message to my Higher Self. I say: I just want you to know that it is perfectly fine with me, if you arrange all the small details of my life for me. I am willing to do whatever you think it is I ought to be doing, to achieve my Soul purpose, and my Soul mission here on Earth.

The problem being, that I am not too sure what they are. So, if you would just let me know, I would be delighted to do it. And if there are things you can do in the background, without my knowing about it, to help me to do these things, that is just fine by me. You have my permission.

So in that way, I am always thinking about my Higher Self these days. And I cannot help but feel that, when the computer starts glitching up, and everything seems to go wrong with my telephone, it is kind of like my Higher Self is saying to me: Why not go outside and enjoy the sunshine? You know?

Drivetime Safety 

And the same thing: I go out, and I get in a car, and the first thing that happens … the very first thing that I see, is a person who is not looking where they are going, in a car coming towards me. They just run right straight through the stop sign!

On Doing What Affords Joy

So, I am thinking: Perhaps the car is not the very best thing to be doing right now. If not the office, and not the car, then what? You know? So I am looking for the occupations and activities in my life that cause the most joy.

So this is one of them! It is terrific! And it is funny how my mind tells me that I cannot do the thing that I really want to do!

So, here I am, disobeying my mind, and listening to my Higher Self today. And while I was here, I took some pictures of the Spring chaparral, and the little wild plants growing up. In case you have an interest in them before they bloom, or are just starting to bloom, to be able to identify them, I have added them at the end of this video.

So, have a wonderful day! And I will talk to you later. And Hi! to your Higher Self too, from my Higher Self, and from me.

‘What If’ Question Meditation on the Higher Self

Oh, yes: I had one other thing to just tantalize you with today. It is a Question Meditation:

  • Suppose our Higher Self were as big as a city block?
  • And suppose it were capable of all kinds of amazing things?
    • For instance, suppose it were capable of projecting a 3D image … with sight, sound, and all that … that we take to be ourselves?
    • And suppose it could turn that image on and off again, whenever it wanted to? Would that not be cool?
  • Suppose we ourselves, if we were to join with our Higher Self, had the wisdom to see things from the perspective of a being that is as big as a city block? How would that be?
    • Would we behave differently?
    • Would we look at life differently? And death? And everything in between?
    • How would we act?
  • Suppose everything that our Lower Self sees, and hears, and smells, and feels, by way of pain and pleasure, is really just a lesson that our Higher Self has programmed for us, so that we can add to the Soul knowledge of the Universe?
    • Would that change how we behave in life, if we really believed that?

On Imagining Oneself to be Wonderful and Miraculous

we spend a lot of time thinking of ourselves as small, weak beings who are pushed around by a lot of other beings and circumstances. And I figure it would not hurt to spend half a day … or half of every day … imagining that I am a great, giant, miraculous, wonderful Self that has all wisdom and all knowledge, and the ability to connect with everything.

Why not? I mean, everybody knows that there are six or seven senses …

Link: “Psychology: How Many Senses?” by Christian Jarrett, 19 November 2014, http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20141118-how-many-senses-do-you-have ..

Yet the six or seven senses that we recognize as defining the world, are not really worth more than about 2 cents!

So, I am going to try something new. I am going to try thinking of my day in terms of my Great Self … my High Self … and see what happens!

Images of Spring Chaparral and Wildflowers at the End of the Video

[images of California chaparral and wildflowers follow, accompanied by “Prelude No. 3” by Chris Zabriskie]

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 1. Sun,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 1. Sun,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 2. Landscape,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 2. Landscape,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 3. Yerba Santa,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 3. Yerba Santa,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 4. Laurel Sumac,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 4. Laurel Sumac,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 5. Sugar Bush,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 5. Sugar Bush,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 6. Black Sage,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 6. Black Sage,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 7. Landscape,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 7. Landscape,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 8. Bush Monkey Flower,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 8. Bush Monkey Flower,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 9. California Peony,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 9. California Peony,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 10. Landscape,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 10. Landscape,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 11. Black Mustard,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 11. Black Mustard,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 12. Coast Live Oak,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 12. Coast Live Oak,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 13. Coast Live Oak,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 13. Coast Live Oak,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 14. Large-Flowered Phacelia,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 14. Large-Flowered Phacelia,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 15. Coast Live Oak,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 15. Coast Live Oak,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 16. Fiddleneck,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 16. Fiddleneck,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 17. Landscape,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 17. Landscape,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 18. Coast Live Oak,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 18. Coast Live Oak,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 19. Coast Live Oak,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 19. Coast Live Oak,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 20. Coast Live Oak,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 20. Coast Live Oak,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 21. Landscape,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Sage Ranch Park, Simi Hills, California 21. Landscape,” by Alice B. Clagett, 8 April 2014, CC BY-SA 4.0

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