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Old November 27th, 2016, 08:20
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What Does Christmas Mean In Our Time?

Sunday 27th November 2016. Today is Advent Sunday, also called the First Sunday of Advent among the Western Christian Churches. It is the first day of the liturgical year and the start of the season of Advent. On this day in Lutheran, Anglican and Methodist churches priests wear violet-coloured or blue vestments and the first Advent candle is lit at Mass in the same colours.

The Age of Aquarius began around the year 1900 of our time and the question arises whether Christmas still has any meaning for us and our world. We have reached the age when the God’s sacred wisdom and truth is flowing with ever increasing strength directly from the Source of our being into all human hearts and souls who are open and ready to receive it, as well as those of our whole world. The deeper we move into this age, the more powerful these energies can be felt and the clearer it becomes that Christmas really has a great deal to give to us.

Earth life is a school, a mystery school to be precise. I am saying this because throughout my writings the mysteries of the Jesus story have constantly been revealing themselves. The tale turned out to be a legend, but in my view Christmas and the birth of the Christ child has much more meaning for our present time than could previously have been imagined. And that’s what this collection of chapters from my jottings is all about.

I believe that the Jesus legend was specifically designed to move us and our world, when the right time for it had come, onto a higher spiritual octave and into ever new dimensions of experiencing our earthly existence. As you will soon be able to see for yourself, the weeks of Advent are a preparation for the birth of the Christ child, who for over two thousand years has been waiting to be born in the heart of humankind, individually and collectively. And if you belong to those who are asking: ‘Can Christmas still give us something?’, my reply is: ‘Yes, it has!’ And you have come to the right place to find out what.

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Christmas In Our Time




It’s Christmas in our time when:
We live in difficult times and through our behaviour
Provide a good example of what living with faith truly means.
When someone tries to make sense of the sacred texts of our world,
Finds in them a new understanding of the symbolisms
All of them have always contained,
And shares is knowledge with others,
So they can recognise for themselves
That the infant in the manger is a symbol of the
First stirrings of humankind’s own higher nature.
In due course this awakens in human hearts the Divine qualities
Of love and respect, tolerance and compassion for all lifeforms,
Which for a long time have been waiting to
Come alive in every human heart and soul.
When as a result of this, we humbly bend our knees,
Our hearts filled with love and devotion before what
The Holy child and Its parents truly represent,
It’s Christmas in our time.

When another one of God’s children of the Earth
Finds out that the Jesus story is a legend
And that no-one will wave some kind of a magic wand,
To save and redeem us and our world,
And that the only way this can happen is when each one of us
Brings forth their Christ characteristics
From the very core of their own being
And starts to behave accordingly,
Another Divine spark has come alive
And a Christ child has been born,
It’s Christmas in our time.

When through such knowledge those in despair
Find rest and peace, comfort and healing,
When the bringers of this good news act unselfishly,
With love and integrity, honesty and truth,
And without seeking fame and fortune
Or other personal advantages,
Feels nothing but compassion and love for
Other people’s suffering and enters into it,
Ever more Divine sparks are coming alive in human hearts.
With each one Christ is born in earthly life and
It’s Christmas in our time.

When in recognition of their true nature as children of the One,
People’s hearts and souls open and they reach out
To each other and say: ‘I forgive you!’,
The wounds of all lifetimes are healing
And the soul of our world does the same.
When human beings treat each other with kindness and respect
For themselves and each other,
When hands reach across all barriers
Of colour and race, dogma and creed,
And souls, knowing that we are all children of the One,
Look for that which unites us and forget about
What once separated us from each other,
It’s Christmas in our time.

When souls love each other wisely, through thick and thin,
Faithfully and true, totally and unconditionally,
The way our Creator loves all of us,
The have learnt to love God’s way and
Their love is Divine and holy.
When people understand that God means the Holy Trinity of
The Great Father/Mother of all life,
Whose only born Son/Daughter is the Great White Light,
The Universal Christ,
Who dwells at the top of the spiritual mountain,
Which all belief systems of our world are aiming to reach;
When yet another one of us grasps that it was
The Universal Christ’s Spirit who
Once gave us the legend of the Master Jesus’ life,
So S/He could speak through it and,
With the help of the symbolisms contained in this tale,
Help us find a better understanding of
The initiations all human souls eventually
Have to experience in earthly life,
It’s Christmas in our time.

When the depiction of the child in the manger
Helps us to recognise the love of our own Divine Parents,
The Great White Spirit, Father/Mother of all life,
Who created our world and everything in it,
Including each one of us, to create opportunities
For learning something from every experience,
So that we should grow in wisdom and understanding;
When with deep gratitude we feel that the Divine characteristics
Of our true parents are coming alive not only in our own heart
But also in ever more others because they too
Are making conscious efforts in all their encounters
To act in more kind and loving ways,
Not just at Yuletide but any day of the year,
Then every day
It’s Christmas in our time.

When for the people of today good things are happening
And regardless of the events in the world around us,
When for them Christmas, in spite of what some say against it,
Truly becomes a feast of joy;
When in the imagery of the child in the manger
We recognise our own Christ child within
And as a result take a new delight
In the beautiful old stories and carols,
Because we can see that in their own sweet way
They have always been true, after all,
It’s Christmas in our time.

When instead of taking the ancient tales literally,
The way we had to do in the past,
Ever more people comprehend the esoteric symbolisms
That have always been hiding behind their surface words,
Each time another one of us through this
Finds a fresh appreciation of the myths and legends of our world;
When yet another human soul on the Earth plane
Grasps that the only thing that was ever needed
Was a new interpretation of them,
Then a renewal of faith is taking place in our world
And a genuine love for God’s wisdom and truth,
Mercy and love grows in ever more hearts and
It’s Christmas in our time.

When people of all nations throw away their weapons
And resolve their disputes in peaceful ways;
When instead they reach out for each other in friendship and love;
When with each new soul who awakens to their true nature,
The Christ spirit is born and comes alive in yet another human heart,
The soul of our world and the Angels in the Heavens rejoice,
For the long promised second coming is with us
And a true Christ-Mass is taking place on the Earth.
With that Christmas in our time
Has at last found its real meaning.

Hallelujah!

From ‘Words of Wisdom For The Seasons Of The Year’

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We Three Kings Of Orient Are



The 6th January is the day of the Epiphany, one of the three principal and oldest festival days of the Christian churches. The others are Easter and Christmas. The Epiphany is a commemoration of the day when the legend tells us that the presence of the baby Jesus Christ was for the first time revealed to our world. The word itself has its origin in the Greek ‘epiphaneia’, which means manifestation and/or exposure to view. The event originated in the Eastern church, where at first it also included a celebration of Christ’s birth. However, by the year 354 the church in Rome had decided to move the date of Christ’s birth to the 25th December and the Epiphany to the 6th January. In the Western church the festival is primarily in honour of the visit of the infant Jesus by the Magi, while the Eastern church celebrates it in memory of the baptism of Jesus.

For Christian churches throughout our world the Epiphany has remained a holy day. Special services are celebrated every year in remembrance of the day when, according to the Jesus legend, the holy infant was first presented to our world. In spite of the Bible’s aversion to astrology, it is interesting to note that at the time the New Testament was written, astronomy and astrology were still one subject that was widely practised. How fortunate that the more enlightened Christians of our time no longer have any difficulties with accepting that the three wise men, had they ever existed in the reality of Earth life, would have been astronomers as well as astrologers.

The symbolisms contained in the Epiphany story are poignant and potent ones. To my mind, there are some significant parallels between this tale and our age, because we have reached the phase of our development as a race when the Christ child is waiting to be born in all hearts. First there are the three wise men, who came to worship and adore the child and to present it with their gifts. The three companions are thought to have been Persian priests, astronomers and astrologers. In Christianity’s early days the men were called magi, because their activities were then considered to be magic. St. Matthew’s Gospel is the only one that mentions this fact. The men’s gifts suggest that they could have come from Babylon, Arabia, Sheba or Yemen.

Later traditions gave the men separate nationalities and colours of skin, as a symbol of the worship of the Christ child by all nations. The wise ones were called Balthazar, Melchior and Gaspar or Casper. It was only in the third Century that the church declared them to be Kings, possibly in an attempt to justify the prophecy in Psalm 72:11: ‘May all Kings fall down before him.’ You will be able to find out more about the symbolism of the men’s kingship and their gifts in the chapter ‘The Three Wise Men’, which will follow shortly.

Be that as it may, the legend tells us that the men could read God’s Wisdom in the stars. Wisdom and knowledge spiritually are light and ignorance darkness. The knowledge that came to the men intuitively is the light of the Highest Star that was capable of leading them to the child in the stable. In the same way, modern astrology can act as the light that shows each one of us the way to the Christ child in our own hearts. The crib and the stable represent the human heart, the most humble place on Earth. And now at long last the time has come for the child of the highest parentage, the Christ child, to come fully alive in all hearts. Yet, it can do so only when we approach it with a loving and reverend heart and above all with sincerity and deep humility. And when it does come alive, it shows us how we each can do our own share of blessing and healing, saving and redeeming ourselves, each other and our world.

Shepherds, in the Middle East at the time the Jesus legend was created, were considered to be the lowest of the low of all people. Thus the shepherds and the visiting kings represent the lowest and the Highest ranks of population in our world. All human souls on the Earth plane eventually reach the evolutionary level when they freely and willing kneel before their Christ child and pray for its help, hence: ‘Every knee shall bow and every tongue confess that Christ is our Lord!’ So holy and entirely good is the child in the manger that even the sheep and the oxen, who represent the animal part of humankind’s nature, do not feel threatened and are unafraid. And so they kneel peacefully and contently by the side of the child. Its High and Holy parents, in earthly life symbolised by Mary and Joseph, are looking on and all present are joint together in adoration of the child. The Christ Star above the stable shines into the heart and soul of us and our world to bring peace, while high above the Earth plane around the throne of God the Angels are singing their praises.

The world and its evil machinations are symbolised by Herod and those around him and all they stood for. Yet, in spite of all their efforts at killing the Christ child, they did not succeed. It could not be done because this very special child – then and now – enjoys the all-powerful protection by its Divine parents and the Angels. No matter how hard anyone tries to kill the Christ child within, in the long run it cannot be accomplished by anyone. And because each one of us is a spark of God’s great light and power, we are just as immortal and indestructible as the child in the manger and enjoy the same powerful protection.

The three men knew, as well as we do now, that knowledge is power. And as they were wise, they appreciated that their knowledge of the child should not be placed into the wrong hands, i.e. the unready. This applies to each one of us. No-one will force us to turn to God in prayer and meditation to consciously ask for help to be guided back into the wisdom and the conscious knowledge of our true self and into the presence of the Divine in our lives. Only when they have reached a certain evolutionary point are human souls ready to receive this knowledge.

Now our whole world is reaching this phase in its spiritual development and it is up to each one of us to call upon God’s knowledge and wisdom to guide and protect us, individually and as a race. If during our quiet reflections, prayers and meditations on the healing journey there rise from the innermost core of our being, our subconscious, memories from past lifetimes that appear to be too evil for words, fear not. God and the Angels are waiting for us to call upon them to show us how to resolve and redeem even our most ancient and difficult Karma. With their help even the greatest evil can and must be transmuted into the highest good for the whole of Creation.

I find it helpful to know that all my experiences only ever came and still are coming into my life, because each one is trying to teach me something. All our experiences always come for this reason, in spite of the fact that for a very long time we lack the spiritual awareness to understand their meaning. Appreciating and accepting that this is so, sets us free to look for and find the intended learning from the experiences of the past – our own and those of our world. When human souls finally understand why things had to happen, their gratitude for even the most traumatic events is genuine and heartfelt. In this way they are transmuted into well learnt lessons and have at last found a constructive use.

The awareness that every soul contains God’s highest qualities enables each one of us to make a conscious effort at bringing forth their very best from the depth of our own being. That is how all of us in the end have to deal with and slowly overcome the drives and urges of our earthly nature, which in this procedure is nailed to the cross of Earth. The cross is humankind’s oldest known symbol for our earthly existence. For a very long time the seed of the Christ child has been waiting to come fully alive in every heart and soul, and there is plenty of evidence everywhere that this is now happening.

The deeper we and our world proceed into the Aquarian Age, the more of us are ready to assist the birth and maturing process of their own Christ child. This requires the building of bridges that enable us to cross from the outgoing Age of Pisces into the new one. And that is where astrology once more enters the picture, because it provides us with valuable clues and fresh insights into the hidden meaning of many of the spiritual teachings of the past, including those of the Bible. Some of these sacred texts are undoubtedly as valid now as they were in days gone by.

During its awakening the Divine spark in our hearts turns into a small still flame of love. When this unites itself and comes together with the sacred fire of Mother Earth and Father Sun, the leaping flames of the ensuing fire of love uplift and transmute the soul’s fears and anxieties of Earth life into total faith and trust in God and the Angel’s all-powerful protection. My kind of astrology is applied psychology that can show the way for anyone who is ready to assist their Christ child to grow into adulthood, and through their communications with their Highest or God Self find rest, peace and healing.

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Away In A Manger



I believe that the story of the Master Jesus’ life was once given to humankind as an allegory of how each one of us, as soon as we have become sufficiently evolved, is required to conduct ourselves, not only in our daily lives on the outer plane but – far more importantly – on the inner level. The birth of Jesus, his temptations and crucifixion, illumination and ascension provide us with illustrations of the initiations, i.e. experiences every human spirit on the Earth plane eventually has to undergo on its way back into the conscious awareness of its true nature and oneness with God.

The tale of the baby in the manger and its visitors, the three wise men, contains a wealth of hidden esoteric wisdom. It must have puzzled the sages for a very long time why gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh should be given to a newly born child. The Master’s birth is particularly relevant. Each one of the wondrous gifts the men bring is a symbol for the various lessons every soul requires in its earthly existence. Gold stands for the spiritual Sun behind the Sun, its Creator, who takes care of the material health and wealth of all his children of the Earth. Frankincense or incense is the wisdom which every child must find on the Earth plane through gathering its own experiences. Myrrh is an extremely bitter substance and represents the gift of bitterness and sorrow, which all God’s children also have to become familiar with on this level of life.

Every child receives these gifts from the three wise men, who in the original prophesy were described to be kings. This is a metaphor for the fact that the Angels, Masters and guides who surround us at all times, are from the highest levels of life. Having been put in charge by the Highest, our true parents, of every soul’s education throughout all its experiences on all levels of life, they are at all times guiding and protecting us. No child of Earth is ever left entirely to its own devices. As each child of the Earth has to learn the wise use of the material and spiritual gifts that have been bestowed upon it, none of us are ever left entirely to our own devices. Becoming familiar with the sorrow and bitterness of earthly life, as well as its joys and pleasures is an inevitable part of every soul’s curriculum in physicality, without them no growth and expansion of consciousness is possible.

In exchange for the painful and traumatic lessons we all have to take part in every soul in its own right acquires an ever more magnificent store of the Divine qualities of love and wisdom, compassion and tolerance, kindness and sweetness. The devotion in human hearts is the frankincense that reaches heavenwards to God and the Angels in our prayers. Every true prayer that flows from anyone’s heart lifts our own spirit and that of the whole race above the Earth plane. Like incense it rises into the Heavens and calls from God and the Angels the yearned for responses.

In never ending cycles and circles the evolution of all life inexorably moves forwards and upwards – and we with it – onto ever higher and more beautiful levels of experience. Humankind’s destiny is indeed a high and holy one, for we are young Gods in the making. That is why lifetime after lifetime and round and round the wheel of life, whose symbol is the zodiac, every child of Earth must wander, as in this way along it can learn from and grow, each through our own experiences.

Every new lifetime takes us through a different sign of the zodiac. In each one of them different lessons are integrated and character aspects acquired, which are re-enforced each time we re-enter the same sign in other lifetimes. The more we learn to pay attention and willingly listen to what the stars can teach us, the more the signs can impart their special blessings upon us. To find out more about this, I recommend the study of my interpretations of the Sun signs in the Astro Files.

All the qualities that are in God are also in us and as earthlings each one of us contains the very best as well as the worst. Our potential is unlimited and anything anyone else can do, we can do too. If that’s what we wish with all our heart and soul, within reason the Highest will help us to bring it in manifestation, so that we may learn from the outcome. Any spiritual gift we acquire in the form of wisdom and understanding is ours to keep in all Eternity – no force between Heaven and Earth will or can take them from us.

Top of the list of desirable characteristics we have been placed on the Earth plane to acquire is loving wisely, the way God loves us, totally and unconditionally. This is closely followed by tolerance, honesty, integrity, truthfulness, loyalty, compassion, kindness and simple goodness of heart. We are here to develop the kind of gentleness that is by no means a sign of weakness but of strength of character. Any of these things can only be gained by living through all manner of experiences in the course of a vast number of lifetimes on the Earth plane.

In contrast to this, the material gifts the Universe so generously hands out to all of us are of a temporary nature and have to be handed back at the end of each earthly sojourn. Every child of Earth eventually has to learn to let go of them gracefully and thankfully and returning them in as good condition as possible, when the time for doing so has come. The most important material gift is a new physical body, which the Universe supplies free of charge, each time our education demands another re-entry into physicality. Our daily food and drink, clothes to wear, fuel to keep warm and everything else we find in our environment is a gift from the Creator to us, Its human children of the Earth. This applies especially to the natural world and everything that shares our beautiful planet with us.

I believe that the Christ child, promised of old, the one we and our world have been waiting for, ever since each one of us came away from God, is the spark of the Divine, the magical child that is at present in the process of waking up in everybody’s own heart. Guided and protected by our inner teacher, our Highest or God Self, we have been placed in this life so that eventually we shall find our way back home into the conscious awareness of our true nature and of our oneness with God. The Star above the stable in Bethlehem is a symbolism for the Universal Christ, the Highest and the brightest Light in the whole of Creation, who all along has been lighting the way for each child of Earth, until all finally wake up to the presence of the seed of the Christ child in their own heart.

‘The second coming of Christ’ is an allegory for this rising from its slumbers. That is why in my view those who are hoping that the Master Jesus will take on another physical form to walk in our midst as the long promised World Teacher, shall wait in vain and be disappointed. Even if the Master really had existed and walked in our midst, another appearance during the present evolutionary phase of our world would be undesirable because too many would be distracted from the fact that the promised World Teacher is an inner experience that every soul eventually has to undertake on its own. Instead of continuing to search for outside influences for showing us our way through life, learning to listen to the guidance of the wise one, the living God within, is wiser by far.

God is in everything and everything is in God. Nothing is beyond or out of the reach of the power of God. As pointed out earlier, all that is in God is also in us, the highest and the best as well as the most evil and the worst – everything exists for wise reasons. And because everything is in our lives only by the grace and the will of our true parents, the great Father/Mother of all life, the Universal force of power, wisdom and love through which all things on every level of life come into being, the wise ones amongst us daily in equal measure express their gratitude for all their gifts, material and spiritual.



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Isn’t it astonishing how much of the Ancient Wisdom of God’s sacred truth many of our traditional Christmas carols contain? In none of them can this be seen in a purer form than in the refrain of the song below:

Star Of Wonder



We three kings of Orient are,
Bearing gifts we traverse afar,
Field and fountain, moor and mountain,
Following yonder star.

O Star of Wonder, Star of Light,
Star with royal beauty bright,
Westward leading, still proceeding,
Guide us to Thy perfect light.

Born a King on Bethlehem’s plain
Gold I bring to crown Him again,
King forever, ceasing never,
Over us all to reign.

Frankincense to offer have I,
Incense owns a Deity nigh,
Prayer and praising, voices raising,
Worshipping God on high.

Myrrh is mine, its bitter perfume
Breathes a life of gathering gloom.
Sorrowing, sighing, bleeding, dying,
Sealed in the stone cold tomb.

Glorious now behold Him arise.
King and God and sacrifice.
Alleluia, Alleluia,
Sounds through the earth and skies.
Alleluia the Earth replies!

O Star of Wonder, Star of Light,
Star with royal beauty bright,
Westward leading, still proceeding,
Guide us to Thy perfect light.

The Reverend John Henry Hopkins

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For some time the Age of Aquarius has been with us. It is the age of truth when God’s sacred wisdom and truth will be flowing every more powerfully from the heartmind of the Highest Forces of life directly into our hearts and that of our world. The Piscean Age has been the age of deceptions, lying and cheating, the bigger the better. During this age humankind for wise higher reasons, which we shall go into as we move along, was presented with spiritual knowledge that had to be believed blindly and at face value, without any explanations whatever for anything. The keepers of the sacred texts were allowed to tell people: ‘That’s the way it is! You better believe what we say or we shall kill you!’

Having reached the age of truth, it is everybody’s birthright to find out why things are they way they are, and why things happened in the past and are doing so to this day. If the chapters that are coming your way throughout my jottings may at times seem to be a bit on the long side to you, it is because at all times they are looking closely into the spiritual background of our earthly existence and attempting to unravel its mysteries. This is a process that simply cannot be told in a few words like a business report.

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The Symbolisms Of The Christmas Story

The Ancient Prophecies Fulfilled





• Mark 4:22: ‘Whatever is hidden is meant to be disclosed, and whatever is concealed is meant to be brought out into the open.’

• Luke 8:17: ‘For all that is secret will eventually be brought into the open, and everything that is concealed will be brought to light and made known to all.’

• Luke 12:2: ‘There is nothing concealed that will not be disclosed, or hidden that will not be made known.’

• 1 Corinthians 4:5: ‘Therefore judge nothing before the appointed time. Wait until the Lord comes. He will bring to light what is hidden in darkness and will expose the motives of the heart. At that time each will receive their praise from God.’

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Many by now are aware that all human beings who are taking part in earthly life at any given time are children of the Great Father/Mother of all life. Every human heart contains a spark of the Light of the Universal Christ, their only born Son/Daughter. Although initially the spark is only present in seed form, it is nevertheless the beginning of another Christ child waiting to be born on the Earth. In truth each one of us is the long promised and eagerly awaited saviour and redeemer, who will appear in our world when the energies are right for this to happen, and that on behalf of each one of us individually and our whole world. And the time for this is NOW.

Throughout the ages, the myth of the Christ child’s birth has been presented to us in many different forms. Those who have matured into spiritual adulthood have no difficulties grasping that this saving and redeeming refers to an inner event and not to something that will take place in the world around us. But because of humankind’s inability to understand such concepts at the time the Christian teachings were given, the appearance of the Christ child still had to be presented as having come about through a kind of Divine intervention that is called by the Christian ‘The Immaculate Conception’.

In those days this term was merely used as a symbolism for the Christ child of the Jesus legend, the Divine spark, who was indeed conceived on the highest levels of life, i.e. it emerged from the Universal Mind of the Great Father, just like the spark of any other human spirit. The Father is the masculine active and outgoing aspect of the Divine Trinity, represented by the astrological elements of Fire and Air. The Great Mother, the Goddess is the Father’s feminine, passive and receptive counterpart, the Earth and Water elements.

To bring about the conception of a new spirit, the masculine elements penetrate the feminine ones and begin to shape and mould them in keeping with the prototype of the species that exists in the Father’s mind. In the case of each human being that is called into being, He places the Divine spark in seedform into its heart. The spark already contains all characteristics and powers that are in its parents, Father’s and Mother’s in equal measure. This is how the spark is placed in every human heart without ever having been touched by anything to do with earthly life. Therefore, this conception truly is an ‘immaculate’ one.

And when you take a good look at our world with your inner eyes, lift yourself to a higher viewpoint on the wings of the Great White Spirit above the negative conditions that still exist on the Earth plane, you are sure to notice that there is plenty of evidence everywhere that the Christ child really is waking up in ever more human hearts. This is happening on the individual as well as the collective level. And that’s how the ancient prophecies are beginning to be fulfilled in a much more beautiful and magical way than anyone could ever have imagined in bygone days.

The Angels and Masters, friends and helpers in the world of spirit or light are in charge of the development of our world. Once you become aware of their presence and that of our other world, it is time for you to start looking out for the hidden esoteric meanings behind the surface words of the religious teachings of our world. You will soon recognise the symbolisms the wise ones in charge of us have been using down the ages. In times gone by there was no other way of explaining to us earthlings the underlying higher purpose and meaning of our earthly existence than with the help of symbolisms and metaphors. Now, however, we are ready for the truth and nothing but the truth.

One of the finest examples of this is the Star of Bethlehem. It is a six-pointed star that has been used for a long time as a symbolism for the merging of the Holy Trinity of the Great Father/Mother and Christ, their only born Son/Daughter, and humankind. Every aspect of the Trinity is our Highest or God Self, who has always been working on merging Its energies with those of humankind’s earthly threefold nature of mind, body, spirit and soul. Ultimately, the Star represents the perfected, i.e. the whole and holy son/daughter of God in whom all parts are peacefully co-operating for the highest good of all, under the guidance and protection of its inner teacher, the wise one within.

The Star is a metaphor for the healing process that is now taking place in us and our world between all small earthly selves and the Highest Forces of life. The lower triangle is our own small earthly self and the upper triangle is our Highest or God Self. As the lower surrenders itself to the higher and is gradually absorbed into it, the earthly self evolves into a miniature Christ Star and a Christed one in its own right. It has become a channel through which the light of the Christ Star radiates ever more powerfully into our world for the blessing and healing of all its lifeforms. And that represents the consummation of the sacred marriage between Heaven and Earth, which for some time has been taking place at an ever increasing pace.

The whole of the Christmas story is filled with metaphoric descriptions of the events surrounding the birth of the Divine child, including that it took place in a stable. The stable with its manger represents the most humble place on Earth imaginable and that is the human heart. During times of great need and deprivation, spiritual and material, through the suffering we endure our soul grows and the Divine spark in us begins to stir from its slumber and longs for its true home.

When in response to our soul’s yearning our earthly self at last reaches out for the blessing, healing and helping hand of its Highest or God Self, the birth of the Christ child has begun. From our human heart the infant in all its goodness and innocence looks with increasing astonishment at the darkness that still prevails on the Earth. In response to this an overwhelming desire to do something, anything to put an end to so much suffering rises from our soul into our earthly consciousness. Caring for and nurturing this part of our being helps it to thrive and grow into adulthood. It can then help us to do our share of establishing God’s kingdom on the Earth by doing what we can to make our world into a better and more peaceful place for all its inhabitants.

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The Good Shepherds



As mentioned in the previous chapter, we are never alone in earthly life or anywhere else, although it often feels that way. Others are constantly walking with us, physically and metaphorically speaking. At all times the invisible hands of the Angels and Masters, friends and helpers of our other world, the world of light, are there for us. It is everyone’s birthright to get hold of these hands whenever the going gets too rough to cope on our own. Whenever one of us reaches out to them and calls for their assistance, they will never fail to respond.

These unseen friends are our siblings in the great family of life. Constantly at work in the spiritual background of our earthly existence, they are gently steering and sustaining each one of us. Yet, they can and will not do for us the work that the expansion of comprehending God’s sacred wisdom and truth requires. This is demanded from all His/Her children on every level of life. And because our friends and helpers are pursuing their individual evolutionary pathways, the same as we are, the work this requires can only be carried out by every one of us ourselves. We are all growing and evolving together, but each has to follow their individual pathway in the evolutionary processes of life.

Light spiritually means knowledge and ignorance darkness. And each one of us perceives the light of God’s sacred wisdom and truth through a differently shaped and coloured window of perception. It consists of the soul impressions that were left behind by the manifold different experiences of all our lifetimes, up to this very moment. But no matter how anyone goes about the task of working with the different illuminating rays of the Highest, all of them in the end come together as the Great White Light.

And that’s why the work our spiritual development demands from us can never be quite the same as anyone else’s and neither can their work be ours. Nonetheless, every pathway is a good one which incessantly moves all of us aspiring healers and lightbringers forwards and upwards on the evolutionary spiral of life. The task before us depends at any given moment on the level of consciousness we have reached and the karma that is still waiting to be redeemed by us, in keeping with the great evolutionary plan for our whole race and world.

But no matter what may still be ahead of us, our friends will never fail to support us and whenever any one of us stumbles and falls and calls for their assistance, they draw very close to bring comfort and healing. The spirit world has always communicated with us through symbolisms and the shepherds of the Christmas story are a metaphor for our helpers in the world of light. In spite of the fact that they cannot be seen by earthly eyes, they are nonetheless there on the ‘other side’ of the veil of consciousness that separates our two worlds.

Many of them once walked the Earth, the same as we are presently doing. Having risen above the desires of the Earth plane, their spiritual vision has opened. Because they understand the struggles we are having at times with our earthly nature only too well, they look at us with great compassion and love. From their present position they are doing their best to coax their human siblings in earthly life forwards and onwards on their pathway. They are encouraging us to never give up, but to persevere with our efforts so that in the fullness of time our energies will be right to move on to join them at the higher levels of life.

The Bible in St. Matthew 18:10-14 tells us: ‘See to it that you do not despise one of these little ones, for I say to you, the Angels always see the face of my Father in Heaven. The son of man has come to save what was lost. What do you think? If a man should have a hundred sheep and one of them is lost, would he not leave the ninety nine on the mountain and go in search of the one that is lost? And if he should find it, truly I say to you, he rejoices over it more than over the ninety nine that were not lost. Even so, your Father in Heaven does not want one of His little ones to be lost.’

What could this teaching be trying to tell us? The explanation can be found through its symbolisms. Let’s take a look at the mountain first. It represents the highest level of life from which each one of us once descended on the road down the slopes that led us into experiencing life in physicality. At a later stage this is followed by an ascent up the steep face of the mountain that takes us back home into the full awareness of our true nature and oneness with God.

We, God’s children of the Earth, the whole human race are the sheep. Whether any one of us is as yet aware of this or not, at all times we are grazing safely on the mountain pastures, because good shepherds have been appointed by the Highest to look after us every moment of our existence. This applies wherever we may find ourselves in this world as well as in the spirit world. It is in the nature of our race’s earthly education that at certain times we have to stray. We do so when we follow the desires of our lower animal nature. The message of the above teaching is that if one of us gets lost along the way, our good shepherds will see to it that this is not going to be a permanent state.

There are many groups of spirit guides that are led by Angels and Masters from the highest levels of life. Each one of us earthlings belongs to one of these gatherings and someone like the Master described in the Jesus legend is at the head of every group. Many of our friends and helpers in the world of light are part of the great family of humankind. The only difference between them and us is that they are more highly evolved than we presently are.

As touched upon earlier, they too once walked the Earth, the same as you and I are doing, now. That’s why they appreciate the difficulties and struggles, the pain and miseries of those who are treading the evolutionary path behind them. From first hand experiences they know only too well that getting lost from time to time on the way up the spiritual mountain is as essential a part of humankind’s earthly education as any other. They appreciate how steep and demanding the ascent can be and are well aware of how strong the drag of the lower earthly self’s desire nature is when temptations come its way.

But undeterred by anything that happens, they walk hand in hand with us, regardless of the fact that for a very long time we have to be completely unaware of their presence. We may forget about them, but no matter what may ever befall us, they never leave us. They are always there to catch us when we fall, comfort us when we weep, heal us when we are sick and return us safely to our flock, and that on either side of the veil of consciousness that separates our two worlds. Yet, no-one can do our spiritual work for us or walk our predestined pathway for us. It can only be done by us.

Ever mindful of the difficulties this brings with it, the Great Spirit, our true Father/Mother in Heaven, i.e. the highest level of life, has assigned the task of taking good care of us to the Angelic hierarchy and the Masters of the spirit world. It’s their duty to ensure that not one single one of the little ones, God’s children of the Earth, can ever be truly lost. And each time the good shepherds return yet another one of us to their flock by helping us to become aware again of our true nature, the Heavens rejoice and celebrate our homecoming.

Who doesn’t recall the times when our small and frightened earthly self stumbled on its journey through life simply because we were still aware of our true nature and the spiritual background of earthly life? What is it in us earthlings that we tend to wait until things get so bad that we have nowhere to turn any more, before we at long last go down on our knees, literally or metaphorically speaking, to call for help? It’s the fear of the unknown that holds us back. We have yet to find out that in truth there is nothing to fear, except fear itself.

God and the Angels are constantly watching us and our spirit friends and helpers are waiting for a signal for any one of us, to allow them to draw closer. Whenever someone calls for their help, not to dazzle us with too much of its light – spiritual knowledge – at first it may arrive as the faintest glimmer. But slowly it grows stronger and more help through understanding comes. As our awakening progresses, our Highest Self with the passing of time guides us to the right people, books, magazine articles and other sources of information that reveal more of our way forward.


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The three wise men are yet another symbolism from the Christmas story. They came to the baby Jesus to offer their gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh – more symbols! The gold they bring is the human soul’s inherent ability to transmute the base metal of its earthly animalistic nature into the pure gold of its true spiritual self. Frankincense stands for the gift of gentleness and sweetness which the soul in the fullness of time will develop. Myrrh represents the bitterness of sorrow and pain. And this too is a gift because understanding and compassion can only grow from our painful experiences. Through them our souls grow in wisdom and understanding and emotionally and spiritually we move forwards and upwards on the evolutionary spiral of life. And at the end of all its painful lessons on the Earth plane every soul returns into the joy of being one again with God.

The three wise men, who came to worship and adore the child by bringing their gifts are thought to have been Persian priests, astronomers and astrologers. In Christianity’s early days the men were called magi, because their activities were then considered to be magic. St. Matthew’s Gospel is the only one that mentions this fact. The men’s gifts suggest that they could have come from Babylon, Arabia, Sheba or Yemen. Later traditions gave them separate nationalities and colours of skin, as a sign that the Christ child would be worshipped by all nations. The wise ones were called Balthazar, Melchior and Gaspar or Casper.

It was only in the third Century that the church declared the three men to be Kings. It is likely to have been an attempt to justify the prophecy in Psalm 72:11: ‘May all Kings fall down before him.’ What a long time we had to wait until it would become clear that this meant that the earthly self of all people, including Kings and their Queens, would kneel in worship before their own Christ nature, which in the first stage of its development manifests itself as the Christ child.

An assembly of Angels from the Christ circle are responsible for the spiritual progress of us and our world. To me, the kingship of the men is a symbolism for the elevated state of the groups of Masters and guides from the highest levels of life, who have been appointed by the Angels and are in charge of our individual and collective destiny. The groups consist of wise ones whose evolutionary pathway has taken them all the way through the experiences of Earth life and then beyond them onto the higher and highest levels of existence. Because of this the Masters and guides know and appreciate our struggles and the suffering it inevitably brings at times, to help our consciousness and souls to grow and expand.

Compassionate and immensely rich in spiritual knowledge and understanding, the wise ones rule over the human kingdom and our world like wise and loving monarchs. They wear their crown of their kingship with great humility. Just imagine, when you and I have evolved to a sufficiently high level, we may be allowed to serve our apprenticeship with them. They never leave our side and are always ready to bring some kind of assistance to those who reach out for them. They appreciate that times of great sorrow, pain, fear and loneliness are necessary for all human souls, as through these experiences our inner strength develops.

Our earthly education continues until we have matured sufficiently to be guided safely back home to the only place in the whole of creation where true safety can be found and that is in our oneness with God. Finding it, as well as genuine and lasting happiness is every soul’s birthright. Each one of us in their own sweet way is constantly seeking this state, but in my view it cannot be found on the Earth plane. Here it can only arise from the awareness of our true nature and the acceptance that whatever lessons are still waiting for us, they are sure to serve not only our own highest good and our greatest joy, but that of all life.

And even if great sorrow and pain remain to be endured by us, we can rest safely in the knowledge that we are learning something from the experience and are therefore growing in wisdom and understanding. It will comfort us to know that this is the only way in which any soul can eventually find its way back home into the greatest happiness of all, one that lasts forever, and that is the conscious awareness of our oneness with God and all life.

When you reflect on your past you are sure to recognise how you, the earthly self, quite happily and unperturbed soldiered through life, for as long as things were smoothly going your way. Yet, even at times like that we are not alone – the silent watchers are standing by and letting us get on with it. Times of suffering are necessary to shake us out of our complacency. That is why sometimes obstacles come thick and fast, until we no longer know which way to turn. But then, oh miracle! As the going gets ever rougher and we are in danger of getting lost in despondency and despair, a ray of light from somewhere penetrates our darkness. No matter how deeply a soul may be lost in its spiritual ignorance, there comes the moment when at last it goes down on its knees – if only metaphorically speaking – before God and prays for help. And as we know by now, to those who ask it will never be denied.

As good and bad times alike undoubtedly represent us with gifts from God, it would be most unwise to reject any them. Each one of them is drawn into life to act as birth helper and midwife to the Christ child. The traumatic events represent the Angel in disguise, whose lessons all God’s children of the Earth have to learn to accept and whose hand has to be touched, so that the Divine spark in us can come alive. The wisdom and understanding we gain through the thorny experiences of our lives are the true saviour of humankind, for they in the end reveal to us the glory of the infinite wisdom and the great love of the Great White Spirit, Father/Mother of all life, for all His/Her children. They bring us the gift of understanding God’s Universal laws, as that empowers us to begin to co-operate with them instead of struggling against them. This is what is going to save us and our world from chaos and destruction.

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Christianity’s Symbolisms



Upon investigation you will find that not only the cross but all other major components of the Jesus myth are by no means unique to Christianity. They are much older than Judaism, from which Christianity once emerged. Judaism too did not suddenly appear our of nowhere. Its roots in turn are deeply buried in the traditions and beliefs of the surrounding cultures, mainly those of ancient Egypt. The Jesus legend was presented to your world because once again your race was ready for a major change. Therefore, the well known traditional stories had to be spun into a new yarn that spoke better and appealed more to the hearts and souls of the people of that age.

The result was a fresh rendition of one of the most ancient myths known to humankind. To take you another step closer to the discovery of your own true nature and Mine, it was set into what was then modern times and environments. The new tale hoped to encourage all of you to search for the esoteric meanings that are hidden behind its numerous symbolisms, metaphors, allegories and parables. In the final analysis, the legend represents a roadmap that charts the course of the spiritual development of all human souls. It starts before the Master’s birth with the immaculate conception and the virgin birth. Step by step it moves through the events of his life until death on the cross and rising from the dead, crucifixion and resurrection.

The cross itself is one of the most ancient symbols known to humankind. It was not invented by Christianity but merely taken over and adopted from the religions and cultures that came before it. In its true sense the cross never stood for death and crucifixion, but to point you to the goodness and the blessings of your earthly existence. Originally it was designed to convey the idea that the spirit can overcome and rise above any problem of the Earth plane. By moderating your thinking and behaviour patterns you yourself have to find ways of liberating yourself from the need for further lifetimes of carrying the cross of the Earth on your shoulders. Until this has been achieved, your earthly self remains firmly nailed to it.

This evolutionary phase is characterised by a gradual withdrawal from the kind of life you previously enjoyed. Your thoughts become ever more purified and you find yourself responding to situations, events and people in more detached ways than you ever did before. You are emotionally less involved with people, as you are entering into a state of loving like Me, totally and unconditionally. As a result, you do everything with an eye upon the highest good of others instead of pursuing your own interests. You care much more than you used to for people’s wellbeing, their spiritual growth, nutrition, healing and protection. Whenever possible you see to it that their needs are met within the system of law and order of the society you live in. You love more deeply than ever before, yet your love is free of the emotional attachment that to this day causes too many problems in human relationships.

On your way to gaining true inner knowledge, you shed and transcend all emotional baggage. In your devotions, prayers and meditations you draw on My energies and feel how each time a fresh supply enters your system and provides you with a buoyancy you never knew before. You feel the need to laugh and play more. You find happiness in little things and learn to love everything that shares your world with you. You are grateful for every small blessing that comes your way and you can see the evidence of how My blessings multiply and shower upon everything you touch.

When you free yourself from your ego, all your fears go from you. You refuse to give in to fearful thoughts that your world is falling to pieces, because you know better and trust that it and everything in it rests safely in My loving hands and is evolving in accordance with My great plan of life. You know that this includes you, your family and friends, and that wherever any one of you goes you are guided and protected by the Angels and Me, as indeed you always have been and forever will be. Although you may have to experience some potentially dangerous situations, each time you emerge unscathed. You no longer have any need for weapons to defend yourself, as you are now naturally protected by Me presence against any negative influences, wherever your lifepath may take you. You are no longer afraid of sickness because you know that I, through the very cells of your body, at all times am keeping you healthy and fit.

Knowing that your true needs are met, you never need to wish for anything to make your life happier and more comfortable. You constantly sing my praise and give thanks for everything you have received already and that which is yet to come. As you are shown the way and guided by the Angels and Me, you always find yourself at the right place at the right time. Aware that you can request whatever you may need and that the responses are sure to come swiftly, you are careful about what you ask for. This does not cause you any problems, as your requests now emerge from the highest aspect of your being and you never plead for anything selfishly. You only pray for things that are good for your environment and community, family and friends, and therefore ultimately also for you.

You keep an open mind because you appreciate that God’s Divine truth is infinite and forever expanding. New understanding ceaselessly arises from the evolutionary processes that at all times are taking place in every part of Creation. You know that because of this further dimensions will always be waiting to be explored. This delights you because it is going to make life on all levels, and especially in the Celestial realms of consciousness, endlessly interesting and exhilarating. In your daily life as an enlightened soul, you wake up with nothing but praise and gratitude for your life, all life and everything it contains. You give thanks for your daily work and for the energy the Universe provides you with for doing it. You fulfil your tasks happily and contentedly, without any inner resistance or reluctance to get and keep on going. As a result of this, you never waste your precious energies on anything. If for any reason you have to go against someone’s suggestion or if there is any kind of bullying, you do so calmly and reasonably without feeling irritated or rejected.

You become a dispassionate observer of life who does the right things at the right moment. Patiently you wait to be guided by the Angels and Me, so that the necessary doors may open for you. You listen within for My guidance to show you whether any plans you are making are indeed divinely willed to come into manifestation through you, your resources and energies. This is how in the fullness of time you grow into a true channel of My Father/Mother consciousness on the Earth. Women and men alike use their feminine and masculine characteristics in equal measure. Striving to express Universal love, they learn how to love wisely and intelligently, with loving detachment, courage and strength, determination and a good sense of direction.

If instructions are needed by someone, My words of kindness and goodness come to you instinctively. The person you give them to is uplifted by your presence and Mine, through you. If healing is needed, you ask the Angels and Me to show you how to go about it, so that the sufferer may be healed, if their Karma permits it. All these things I lovingly commend to you. The path to Christ consciousness is outlined in these My words and I invite you to join it. If you do, very soon you too will be able to rejoice and say it was worth every moment of the difficult and traumatic times you may still have to endure to reach this phase of your spiritual development. Take comfort from knowing that soon they will lie behind you forever, as I teach you to climb into ever more elevated dimensions of life. Each one will bring you new experiences of joy and happiness that have thus far been undreamed of in earthly life.

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The Light Shines In The Darkness


Light spiritually means knowledge, wisdom and understanding and darkness is the lack of these qualities. The Jesus legend in St. John 1:5 tells us: ‘The Light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.’ For as long as our race remained trapped in the prison of not knowing God’s true nature and our own, and the purpose and meaning of our earthly existence, there would have been no way of understanding the esoteric truths that have always been hiding behind the surface words of all sacred teachings of our world, including the Torah, the Bible and the Koran.

Because of our spiritual ignorance these abstract concepts had to be presented to us in the form of symbolisms and metaphors, parables and fables. This was done in the hope that with the passing of time we would eventually be able to understand and relate to the underlying higher meaning of the Divine wisdom and truth many spiritual Masters over the ages brought to our world. They acted as channels for the teachings that were given by the Angels and Masters at work behind the scenes of earthly life. All teachings appeared in this way and always they were in keeping with the evolutionary level we had reached, individually and collectively, at any given time.

As this has constantly been increasing, the same teachings had to be presented to us in a renewed form from time to time. This explains why basically the same themes can be found, in ever changing guises, in every one of the mythological legends and allegories our world has ever known. Though each time they were wrapped in a different costume, they invariably contained the same messages for our world, to inspire us and coax us along in our search for coming closer and finally understanding of God’s sacred wisdom and truth. This is the only way that in the end takes each one of us back home into the conscious awareness of our true nature and our oneness with the Great White Spirit, Father/Mother of all life, which is every human spirit and soul’s final destiny.

God’s light – knowledge, wisdom and truth – has always been with us. It’s just that in past ages we could not yet understand its true meaning for the simple reason that the time for doing so had not yet come. Hence the necessity for shrouding it and hiding it in mysteries. Thanks be to God and the Angels that ever more of the whole truth is revealing itself to humankind’s astonished eyes in all Its Glory. God’s light is shining with ever greater radiance and at long last we are allowed to know that we are in God and God is in us, and that in truth each one of us is God.

The awareness of this brings with it the responsibility to do our best to act on the knowledge we are given access to. Healers of the world unite! Let’s bring together all our energies – you in your small corner of the Universe and I in mine, hand in hand with God and the Angels to bless and heal, save and redeem ourselves, each other and our world. I have done my best and in the name of love, your own Divine name, I ask You, beloved Great Father/Mother and You, O Son/Daughter, the Sun above the Sun, to help each one of us to do their best, so that You and the Angels can do the rests. All glory, all honour and all praise be to you, now and forever. Amen

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When A Child Is Born



A ray of hope flickers through the sky,
A tiny star lights up, way up high.
All across the land dawns a brand new morn’.
This comes to pass, when a child is born.

A silent wish sails the seven seas.
The winds of change whisper in the trees,
And the walls of doubt crumble fast and torn.
This comes to pass, when a child is born.

A rosy hue settles all around.
You’ve got the feel you’re on solid ground.
For a spell or two no-one seems forlorn.
This comes to pass, when a child is born.

And all this happens, because the world is waiting,
Waiting for one child. Black, white, yellow?
No-one knows.
But a child that’ll grow up and change tears to laughter,
Hate to love, war to peace and everyone to everyone’s neighbour
And misery and suffering will be words
That will be forgotten forever.

It’s all a dream and illusion now,
It must come true, sometime soon somehow.
All across the land dawns a brand-new morn’.
This comes to pass, when a child is born.

F. Jay

To my mind the above song is a celebration for every soul who re-enters life on the Earth plane to partake in yet another lifetime of learning and growing from the experiences and opportunities that are on offer here. How about a small change from: ‘This comes to pass, when a child is born,’ to: ‘This comes to pass, each time a child is born.’?

I believe that the child our world has been waiting for so long is the Christ Spirit, whose spark each time when Christmas comes round is newly born in all human hearts. It is the spirit of love, kindness to and friendship with all lifeforms that share our beautiful planet with us. The long promised and yearned for second coming of the Christ is a metaphor for this awakening of the Divine spark in each individual soul and the collective soul of our whole world, which is presently taking place.

The newly born in the manger stands for the first stirrings of the Divine characteristics of love, respect, tolerance and compassion for all life that in the long course of our evolutionary odyssey of life comes alive in all human hearts and souls. The realisation of this provides us with a whole new meaning to all life on the Earth plane. Even the least devout ones in our midst can then afford to humbly and happily kneel in love and devotion before the Holy child and its Divine parents. That represents the true meaning of Christmas in our time for me.


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