The Aboriginal Dreamtime and the Great Flood. Part Three

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A journey into the unknown. Open new avenues in your spiritual journey

Written by Gary Wonning

Part three of a three part series

Many times, when animals are under stress, or when they hibernate, they consume little or no food, and often recycle their own waste to survive, making feeding them less of an challenge.

When the ice meteor struck the earth it unleashed a deluge causing the ice caps to begin melting, and underground explosions that released hot gases and water from under the earth’s surface.

The water vapor canopy that once covered the earth began to dissipate and caused it to rain for forty days and nights as described in the bible

Ice, at three hundred degrees below zero is magnetic, thus the colder ice was drawn to the north pole.

If the earth was nearly flat like it was then, there is enough water in our oceans to cover the earth with twelve thousand feet of water, so more than enough water would have been available to cover the earth with several feet of water.

The bible says it was a one year flood after which time the waters began to recede as the land arose up around it.

The mountains ascended and the valleys descended from the rapid flow of water from the highlands to the lowlands.

The formation of the rivers and streams created erosion that carved out the terrain, including such features such as the Grand Canyon.  

The landscape wasn’t formed in over millions of years, with the tremendous rush of water,  it only took days or weeks. The heat released from the inner earth made the rock  extremely hot and pliable, making it easy to bend and form into the various shapes of terrain seen today.

Almost all  mountain ranges follow a coastline, or close to it, the mountains rising created valleys close by that resulted in the ocean waters rushing in.

Areas like the Grand Canyon were formed by erosion in a matter of days, not thousands of years like many think.

It all came about very quickly as evidenced by animals being found in places like Russia with fresh food found in their frozen stomachs. Sea shells are found in such places as Mount Everest and Sedona, thousands of feet above sea level. This all points to the validity of this theory. How else could the artifacts have gotten there?

Iron trinkets and animal remains have been found in coal and other ancient minerals.

After the flood subsided, God promised Noah that the world would never again be destroyed by flood.  In today’s world, with the mountains and other environmental characteristics, this would be physically impossible.

After the flood man and animals began eating meat, vegetation was much less because the water vapor canopy was no longer present, man and animals no longer grew as large or lived as long as they did before the deluge.

Life had changed and humankind had evolved into a new species.

Gary has been a writer/photographer for over thirty years. Specializing in nature and landscape photography, as well as studying native cultures.

His travels have taken him to most of the United States, as well as Australia, Belize, Egypt and the Canary Islands.

He has studied the Mayan culture of Central America as well as the aborigines of Australia. Photography has given him the opportunity to observe life in various parts of the world.

He has published several books about his adventures.

For more information, please consult his website,www.journeysthrulife.com.

Your comments are welcome

 

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The Aboriginal Dreamtime and the Great Flood. Part Two

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Mysterious Egypt, land of a thousand years

Written by Gary Wonning

Part two of a three part series

I believe many events in history actually happened much earlier than conventional wisdom would have us believe, I also believe the pyramids are much older than assumed by the experts.

The planet earth was much different in the time before the last ice age. The earth was not only covered with several different atmospheres, like it is today, it was also covered with a canopy of water vapor that shielded it from outside radiation.

The greenhouse effect created a planet that was much more fertile than it is today, with the plentiful amount of rainfall, animals and vegetation grew much more rapidly and larger than they are today.

Often times humans grew to be 10 feet tall or larger, and lived for hundreds of years, many animals also grew larger than they do  today.

In those times, the earth was also much flatter than it is today.

But things were about to change, it was probably brought on by two events, man’s fall from grace, and or natural evolution. The build up of the ice caps was about to change the world in many ways, it was only a matter of time.

Noah was a God fearing man, who by his actions, was in tune with the universe and did communicate with the God Force or Supreme Intelligence.

Because of this, God did inform Noah of coming events and gave him over one hundred years to prepare for the flood by building an ark to save his family and the animals.

It is mentioned in the bible the dimensions of the ark was measured in cubits.

A cubit is the measurement of a mans forearm from elbow to wrist, because people were larger in those days, the cubit would have been larger, thus making the ark larger than we believe today.

People were bigger, thus, the cubit was longer than thought today.

The ark was constructed on the one to six ratio, as ships are today. The ships are six times longer than they are wide making them less susceptible to sinking, because of this, the ark could have withstood two hundred foot waves.

It was written to be constructed of  Gopher wood, which resembles the plywood of today, the layers were joined with something resembling tar.

No sails or other forms of propulsion were required, all the ark  had to do was float, it needed no other form of propulsion.

Whatever the true cause of the flood, the ice caps were about to melt, and with it mass changes would come to the earth.

Some believe at that time the earth was struck by an ice meteor, which would not only have caused mass destruction, but added billions of gallons of water into the earth environment.  

Noah had been forewarned, he was ready when God brought the animals to him.

Noah gathered two of each kind, he didn’t gather each species, there was no need. Because of changes in climate and environment,the different species could once again develop in a couple hundred years.

It has been known for quite some time, when  new species develop, sometimes they can be quite different that the original and no longer be compatible with the former species.

Alaskan rabbits can’t reproduce with Florida rabbits, but MInnesota rabbits can reproduce with both Florida and Alaska rabbits.

In all likelihood, he would have gathered baby animals, which makes sense, God delivered them to him to preserve the animals, not food.  

The young animals would have been able to live longer, thus enabling them to produce more offspring before dying.

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A journey into the unknown. Open new avenues in your spiritual journey

Gary has been a writer/photographer for over thirty years. Specializing in nature and landscape photography, as well as studying native cultures.

His travels have taken him to most of the United States, as well as Australia, Belize, Egypt and the Canary Islands.

He has studied the Mayan culture of Central America as well as the aborigines of Australia. Photography has given him the opportunity to observe life in various parts of the world.

He has published several books about his adventures.

For more information, please consult his website,www.journeysthrulife.com.

Your comments are welcome

The Aboriginal Dreamtime and the Great Flood. Part One

.photo of ayres rock, "uluru" in central Australia

The life of the Australian Aborigine

Written by Gary Wonning

This is part one of a three part series.

It had been a month long adventure.

After spending a month in the outback of Australia learning the aboriginal ways, I had seen and learned things I had never even imagined could exist. 

Even though we were looking forward to going home, the highlight of the adventure was yet to come.

Gallivanting around  in the outback for over three weeks, time had become irrelevant, I never realized it at the time, this was July 7th , 1989. Before leaving home, it was revealed to me that this day, July 7, 1989 would be a special day.

At the prompting of our aboriginal driver, begrudgingly, I decided to take a look at one more Aboriginal rock art site on sacred land.

We had seen a ton of sacred sites over the last thirty day, the last thing I wanted to do was go see another one, after awhile, they all begin to look alike.

After giving it some thought, I changed  my mind and decided to go, I probably wouldn’t get back this way anytime soon.

As the bus traveled along the dusty dirt road leading to the site, I began to feel as if I was entering another dimension, I no longer felt I was part of the group of photographers on the bus.

As the bus screeched to a stop, and ignoring the sign about entering sacred aboriginal land without permission was punishable by a five thousand dollar fine, I walked around to the back of Ubirr Rock, the home of Namarrgon, Lightning Man,  and began the steep ascent.

Namarrgon is the name for Lightning Man, a dreamtime figure who signals the arrival of the Wet Season in the Top End of the Northern Territory.

With electric power striking from his ears and his toes, Lightning Man tells Aboriginal people when the time is ripe to pick bush tucker, like the Kakadu Plum.

But his forces are strong, and caution is needed. Simon Badari of Oenpelli in Arnhem Land explains how the story has been passed on from the elders for generations and generations.

Finding  hand and foot holds on the nearly vertical wall was familiar to me, I ascended the cliff like I had climbed it many times before. I was no longer an American photographer, I became an aborigine in search of great truths.

The view at the top was exhilarating, I sat my camera equipment down and lay on the flat ancient edifice.

Soon, I fell into deep meditation and entered an alternate reality.

Slowly my spirit left my body, and hovered above it. I envisioned a white dove which had come to rest on my right arm, I could see it while I was  hovering above and feel it simultaneously  resting on my physical body.

The last few weeks, the aboriginal elders had told many stories of creation, how the Rainbow Serpent had created Australia and the aborigines themselves.

There are similar creation stories around the world, each culture has it’s on version of the same story.

In my own eyes, or my mind’s eye, I began to see Australia being created from the sea. As I watched, the land arose above the sea, as the waters flowed off the land, the mountains appeared first, then the lower elevations appeared.

Soon, the Land of Oz was whole, ready to accommodate its inhabitants.  Creation was complete, at least this part of creation.

Deep down inside, I felt this vision was true but how did it all come about,? Was this really the creation or an event that may have occurred later, and did it coincide with the story of Noah and the flood, it is well known that every culture also has a story of the flood. Could it have really been a worldwide event?

Even though the time of Noah’s flood as told in the bible doesn’t correspond with the ice age, I have always felt the flood occured at the time of the retreat of the ice glaciers.

There are over two hundred fifty legends around the world of a catastrophic flood, it couldn’t have been localized, it had to be world wide, but how?

Was the time of Noah four thousand years ago like many believe or could it have coincided with the end of the last ice age nearly twelve thousand years ago?

Gary has been a writer/photographer for over thirty years. Specializing in nature and landscape photography, as well as studying native cultures.

His travels have taken him to most of the United States, as well as Australia, Belize, Egypt and the Canary Islands.

He has studied the Mayan culture of Central America as well as the aborigines of Australia. Photography has given him the opportunity to observe life in various parts of the world.

He has published several books about his adventures.

For more information, please consult his website,www.journeysthrulife.com.

Your comments are welcome

 

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