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Old June 28th, 2019, 09:47
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Peace On Earth



O Great White Spirit, Father/Mother of all life,
Being omnipresent, omnipotent and omniscient,
You are in all that is and know the way of all things.
You are the spirit of everything that is good, right and beautiful.
You are the will and power of the Great Father
That rules the whole of Creation.
You also are the love and light,
Wisdom and truth of the Great Mother.

We are Your children of the Earth.
Please help us to find ways
Of becoming ever more like You and at one with You,
So that the warmth and love of Your light
Can flow through us into everything that is in our world
And bring us the healing and peace we so badly need.

Help us to deal with the many spiritual and mental,
Emotional and physical challenges of our time,
By living one day at a time and conducting
Our lives in keeping with Your Universal laws.
May each one of us fulfil their highest potential,
Being aware of our own duties and responsibilities,
Whilst freely and unselfishly giving of ourselves
From a kind and loving heart.

We give thanks and praise
For the gifts You have bestowed upon us,
So that hand in hand with You and the Angels
We can work our way through whatever
Karmic issues are still waiting to be resolved,
To bring healing for every aspect of our being.
In due course may we be able to show others
How to deal with theirs.

When the right moment has come for them,
Open their inner eyes and ears,
So they too can listen to and follow Your guidance,
As it rises from within the very core of their own being.
May ever more of us come into the radiance
Of Your sacred wisdom and truth,
And may this continue until even the last one us
Has found their own way back home
Into the consciousness of their true nature.

May the light of the Christ Star always illumine our way,
Its love guide our every thought, word and action,
Its Divine wisdom bring us inner peace,
Its strength fortify us in times of need,
And Its compassion and love
Guide and protect us,
Bring us comfort and healing,
And keep us safe, n
Now and forever.

Amen

Brian Reid
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You, with your own vision – and I, with my insight.

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And the Astro Files
http://www.raysofwisdom.com/

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Old July 3rd, 2019, 09:34
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Let Me Today



Let me today do something that shall take
A little sadness from our world’s vast store,
And may I be so favoured as to make
Of joy’s too scanty sum a little more.

Let me not hurt by any selfish deed
Or thoughtless word, the heart of foe or friend.
Nor would I pass, unseeing, worthy need,
Or sin by silence when I should defend.

However meagre be my worldly wealth,
Let me give something that aids humankind.
A word of courage or a thought of health,
Dropped as I pass, for troubled hearts to find.

Let me tonight look back across the span
‘Twixt dawn and dark, and to my conscience say:
‘Because of some good act to beast or man
The world is better that I lived today.’

Ella Wheeler Wilcox
1850-1919


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And the Astro Files
http://www.raysofwisdom.com/

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Old July 6th, 2019, 09:43
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Dare To Be Who You Truly Are



Learn to limit and content yourself
With the specific task of
Daring to be who you truly are:
A beloved child of the Great White Spirit,
Father/Mother of all life
And a young God in the making.
Show yourself worthy of it by
Resigning, with good grace,
Everything you no longer are.

Then go forward and give of your best,
Intuitively guided and protected by
The living God, the wise one within,
Trust the great plan of life,
Your place within it and
That it’s a good life that’s been given to you.
Unselfishly give of your best and use
Your gifts and talents that have
Taken many lifetimes to develop,
For the good of the whole.

Henry Frederick Amiel
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Old July 12th, 2019, 11:27
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The Value Of Prayer



Immer wenn du denkst es geht nicht mehr,
Kommt von irgendwo ein Lichtlein her.

Just when you think you’ve got no more fight,
Out of the darkness appears a light.

German Folk Wisdom
Translated by Aquarius

Prayer is one of the finest gifts God and the Angels have bestowed upon us earthlings. It costs nothing and brings many rewards. But as much of the time we don’t know what’s really good for us, for our own protection the answer to our prayer sometimes has to be: ‘no!’ The inner spiritual level of life is a world of thought where there is no separation between anything and secrets are unknown. It is as if we were shouting our innermost secret thoughts and the intentions behind them from the rooftops. They are clearly visible to anyone who is interested in them.

The Angels and Masters around the throne of God, the Christ Circle, are in charge of the development of our world on that on its many different levels. Our spirit guides and friends are their helpers and they are not allowed to interfere with our earthly lessons. It has been said that when our need is greatest, God is nearest. This is very true, but help will and cannot miraculously appear. It has to be asked for. That’s how it comes about that, during spells when nothing appears to be working for us and it looks as if the whole world were against us, eventually even the least religiously inclined humbly go down on their knees and pray: ‘If there is someone out there, can you please help me?’

That is the moment when our superconscious faculties slowly begin to open and the receiver/transmitter station of our earthly mind tunes itself into the frequencies of those in charge of us in the spirit world, humankind’s true home. This in itself is the start of our return journey into the conscious awareness that in truth we are – and always have been – one with our Creator, the Great Father/Mother of all life. And because God is as much part of us as we are of God, no thought, word or action ever goes unobserved or unanswered, see above.

Our spirit guides are just as much part of us on the inner level. Their task is to encourage us and coax us forwards and upwards on the evolutionary spiral of life, which in the end takes even the last and slowest ones onto the higher and ultimately the highest levels of life. If we ask our friends and helpers, they are willing to provide us with the courage and strength that is necessary for bringing forth the characteristics of our higher or Christ nature. Learning something from every one of our experiences increases our inner strength and that ensures that later on we cope better with further difficult situations that could still be in store for us until the last one of our karmic debts has been redeemed.

And because spiritual progress is the birthright of every one of us as well as the whole of humankind, it would not make any sense if our spirit friends did the work that is required for making it on our behalves. This is where praying comes into its own and together let’s pray: ‘O Great White Spirit, may Thy peace be present in every moment of our daytime thinking and protect our dreamstate at night. May Thy Spirit become increasingly manifest in every human being in ways that were never experienced on the earthly plane of life before, so that eventually for everybody each day can be all that we ever hoped for.

‘May humankind’s highest hopes, aspirations and dreams for ourselves and our world be fulfilled. With each passing day, may our faith and trust in the goodness of the life that has been given to us by God and the Angels. May our inner vision expand to help us bring forth the highest and best within us, so that the drives and urges of our lower animal nature can breathe their last on the cross of earthly life. Resting safely in the loving hands of God and the Angels, may peace, health and happiness then forever be with us and our world. Amen’
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http://www.raysofwisdom.com/
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Old July 14th, 2019, 08:05
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Be Still And Know That I Am God



Listen to the beat of your heart in this moment.
Let go of all preparedness and knowing.
Just be still.
Reach beyond thoughts and words and
Empty your mind of thinking about desires and goals.

Cherish the now and bless each moment,
Give thanks to the Great Father/Mother of all life
For creating you the way you are
And know that you will never be more ready
For what you have been given
Than you are now.

Do not wait for a better version of yourself to grow,
Better times to come or the Sun to rise more perfectly.
No-one will arrive on your doorstep and knock,
To make it all happen.
You’ve got to do it!

The Sun does not rise to please you,
Although it does so perfectly every day.
It’s just that you are unaware of it most of the time.
The span of earthly life that God has allocated to you
Is at your command. So don’t wait.
Go out there and make things happen!

Nothing is gained from too many spiritual exercises
And merely reading a great number of books.
There’s no need for endless meditating either.
But every day, if only for a few minutes,
Take the time to be still and listen within.

And then get on with doing the things
That come to you naturally,
For that’s your inner guidance showing you the way.
And once again become
That which you truly always have been: Love.
That’s what you are, even though for a long time
You were no more than a tiny spark
Of the all-embracing and all-forgiving
Love of your Divine parents,
The Great Father/Mother of all life.

Be still and know that I am God and so are you.
You are part of Me and I am part of you.
I am your inner teacher and guidance,
Your intuition, the living God and wise one within.
Everything will always be well
For those who trust Me and follow Me.
You and your world are forever
Resting safely in My loving hands.

Nachi
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You, with your own vision – and I, with my insight.

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http://www.raysofwisdom.com/
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Old July 19th, 2019, 09:22
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Power Prayer



O Great and Eternal White Spirit,
Father/Mother of all life.
I seek Your love and inspiration,
And every hour of each day I breathe in
Your life-giving power to:
Love and care.
Heal and share.
Protect life with deeds that are pure.
Think and endure.
Help, wherever there’s strife
Forgive, whenever necessary in my life.

But above all, I wish to thank You
For the gift of my life and everything in it.

Based on the Native American Seneca Tradition
Adapted for our time by Aquarius


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You, with your own vision – and I, with my insight.

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And the Astro Files
http://www.raysofwisdom.com/

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Old July 21st, 2019, 09:35
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Sacred Feet



O Great White Spirit, Father/Mother of all life.
You are the architect and designer of the great plan of life.
The Angels are its executors and in charge of it.
You and they tenderly care for the whole of Creation.
Everything that exists in it,
Including me and my world,
Once emerged from You and will
In the fullness of time return to.

All things were created from
The Light of the Universal Christ Spirit,
Your only born Son/Daughter.
Through the Sun in the sky above our world
Its warmth and love radiates into our world,
Giving life and sustaining it.

The whole of humankind and our world
Are presently coming home to the recognition
Of our true self and the high and holy destiny
That ultimately awaits every one of us.
Literally and metaphorically, the feet represent
Our race’s understanding.


Thankfulness fills our heart and souls
As we kneel at Your sacred feet
And pray that even the last and slowest ones of us
Will be granted the gift of understanding
The Great Mother’s wisdom and truth,
So it can help us to lovingly attend to the tasks
That still have to be faced by us,
However unpleasant some of them are.

Amen


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You, with your own vision – and I, with my insight.

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And the Astro Files
http://www.raysofwisdom.com/

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Old July 27th, 2019, 08:42
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A Mother’s Love



Naturally, there are exceptions to any rule, including this one. But generally speaking, nobody loves us like a mother is capable of loving her child. Somewhere in the finely meshed fabric of life, the love that existed between her and us in other lifetime wove a strong golden cord that connected us with her and released us into our present lifetime together with her. Ideally, this bond is not one of possession but of protection and caring, of being there for us whenever we needed it. In our younger days we may have felt the strain of over-watchfulness and too many questions. But the old equaliser time is likely to reveal to us eventually that the quality of her love has been less selfish than we thought, and more precious than we ever dreamed it could be.

The best part of the relationship with our earthly mother is not the blood connection, but the karmic ties between us that could reach a long way back into previous lifetimes. That’s the main reason why she chose to act this part in this one. She did it because that’s what she wanted and not because it was her duty. It was her choice to be our mother and ours to come as her child. The awareness of this sets us free to say: ‘I like you, mother’ or ‘I love you, mama’.

Quanah Parker from the Native American Comanche tribe writes: ‘Comanche may die tomorrow or in ten year’s time, but when the end of one lifetime comes for any of us, we know that we shall all be together again in the world of spirit. That’s where I want to see my mother again.’

But even if the mother of our present lifetime could not love and attend to us the way we would have liked her to, the Great Mother of all life has always provided for all our needs and accepted us just the way we were at any given moment. Having provided us with unloving mother for our present lifetime has been part of this and no matter what may ever happen to us, the Great Mother loves each one of us totally and unconditionally and will forever do so.


Joyce Sequichie Hifler
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You, with your own vision – and I, with my insight.

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http://www.raysofwisdom.com/

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Dancing With God




Some time ago, I was meditating on the word guidance and noticed for the first time that this word ends in ‘dance’. This reminded me that somewhere I had read that doing God’s will can be compared to dancing.

When two people are dancing
And both are trying to lead, nothing feels right.
Their movements do not flow with the music
And are uncomfortable and jerky.
Yet, as soon as one person allows the other one to lead,
The energies of both bodies come together
And begin to flow easily with the music.

By giving each other gentle cues,
Perhaps with a nudge to the back
Or gently pushing in one direction or another,
Their bodies move gracefully, but this kind of dancing requires
Surrendering to the will of one’s partner
And attentiveness towards them.

After this reflection I took a closer look at the word ‘guidance’.
The letter G made me think of God, and the letters u and i
Were saying: ‘God, u and i dance.’
So I asked God to lead me
And told Him/Her that I freely and willingly
Surrender my whole being,
Knowing that this way I shall always be safe.
Ever since then the living God within me, my intuition,
Has been guiding and protecting me.
I trust that this will continue wherever God’s plan
For me and our whole world may wish to lead me.

May God’s guidance and protection also be
With you today and forever.
Like me, may you walk safely hand in hand
With the Great White Spirit and the Angels,
By simply following their instructions
As they come to you intuitively.
May your spirit and soul fly free and move in step
With the eternal dance of the Universal Christ,
The Great Father/Mother’s only born Son/Daughter.
S/He is the great Light of the whole of Creation,
Who is the light of all lights and the Sun behind all Suns,
Through whom all life is given, nurtured and cared for.
May you trust Its guidance and protection
Throughout all the seasons of your life,
Now and forever.

Created by Anon.
Edited by Aquarius

Recommended Reading:
‘What Does Total Surrender To God Mean?


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http://www.raysofwisdom.com/
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Old August 3rd, 2019, 09:05
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Trust



O Universal Christ, only born Son/Daughter
Of the Great Father/Mother of all life.
Every cell and atom of anything that exists
In the whole of Creation was made from Your Light,
Therefore also all human beings.
Thou art the Sun of all suns, the Light of all lights.
Through the warmth and love of the Sun
In the sky above our world,
You shine into everything that shares it with us.

Amid the gloom that to this day
Surrounds it, human nights of the soul
For many are exceedingly frightening and dark.
They are feeling far from home,
Even though in truth none of us ever is.
May the radiance of Thy light
And the guidance and protection of the Angels,
Lead every one of us ever upwards and onwards
On the evolutionary spiral of life,
The way you always have done from
The beginning of human life on the Earth.

Lead Thou us on and help ever more us
Know that we and our world shall always be safe,
That Thy wisdom and love have always
Been trying to guide every human being
From deep within the very core of their own being,
And that we shall always be safe.
Until every last trace of the darkness
Of ignorance has gone from our world,
May Thy wisdom and love show us the way.

May everyone’s inner vision,
Upon waking each morning,
Confirm that the Angels really are there,
That they never left us and stopped loving us.
Please, thank them on our behalves
And bless them all.

Created by Anon.
Edited by Aquarius

Recommended Reading:
‘How Did It All Begin?’

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You, with your own vision – and I, with my insight.

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And the Astro Files
http://www.raysofwisdom.com/

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