Et’s and God; Receiving Guidance

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a life changing personal spiritual journey

 

It can get confusing, how do we know if it is God that speaks to us, angels, demons, our higher self or extraterrestrials?

The universe is a crowded place. With all the entities floating around out there and all of the alternate and parallel universes , how can we keep it all straight and actually know who is trying to communicate with us?

I believe the best way is to trust our gut and heart.

If the message is positive and “feels” good. it is probably from a friendly source.

If there is negativity, makes you nervous or skirmish and or causes harm to yourself or someone, ignore it.

Give it some thought, if it is going to have a positive impact on your life or others, regardless of the obstacles you will encounter, or the life lessons learned, go for it.

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 Masonic Influence on World History

 

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Newton’s Definition of God

 

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a personal spiritual journey of self-discovery.

I’m not sure where I found this, but it is Newton’s definition of God.

The most beautiful system of the sun, planets, and comets, could only proceed from the counsel and dominion of an intelligent and powerful being. And if the fixed stars are the centres of like systems, these, being formed by the like wise counsel, must be all subject to the dominion of one; especially since the light of the fixed stars is of the same nature with the light of the sun, and from every system light passes into all the other systems; and lest the systems of fixed stars should, by their gravity, fall on each other, he hath placed those systems at immense distances from one another. This being governs all things, not as the soul of the world, but as Lord over all; and on account of his dominion he is wont to be called the Lord God or Universal Ruler, for God is a relative word, and has a respect to servants; and Deity is the dominion of God not over his own body, as those imagine who fancy God to be the soul of the world, but over servants. The Supreme Being is eternal, infinite, absolutely perfect, omnipotent and omniscient . . . We know him only by his most wise and excellent contrivances of things and final causes.34 Newton had provided another description which did not conflict with my views of what a God could be – eternal, infinite, absolutely perfect, omnipotent and omniscient, yet refraining from miraculous meddling with the laws of physics. My Supreme Being was confirmed as Guardian of the Laws of Physics.

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

Einstein’s Definition of God

 

 

An excerpt from The Lost Key: Written by Robert Lomas.

Einstein had condemned my Presbyterian God as the God of a naive man. I was no longer naive. I had been educated in the ways of science, so a God with the virtue of not being personally interested in me, but who retained the power to fix the value of the quantum coupling constant, perhaps had promise after all. I could easily accept Einstein’s definition of a Supreme Being as the Guardian of the Laws of Physics.

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

Masonry and Dogma

An Excerpt from the best selling book by Robert Lomas: The Lost Keys of Masonry

Freemasonry, by forbidding religious discussion at its meetings will not allow a Masonic theological doctrine to develop.’ I found this an important statement, as it goes well beyond simply forbidding the discussion of religion and politics, which had been in force since the adoption of Anderson’s Constitutions. It shows an awareness of Masonic dogma being inadvertently created if points of religious agreement were discussed in lodge. My personal experience of dogma, at the hands of various Sunday School teachers, had left me highly sensitive to the danger of it. Here I now found a strong statement of the religious tolerance at the heart of Masonic regulation.

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 Main Reason Masons and the Church Disagree

 

In the Gnostic work Treatise Resurrection, ordinary human existence is described as spiritual death whereas the resurrection is the moment of enlightenment and reveals what truly exists. Whoever grasps this idea becomes spiritually alive and can be resurrected from the dead immediately.

The Gospel of Philip says those who say they will die first and then rise are in error, they must receive the resurrection while they live, which is in agreement of what Jesus taught.

This is in direct conflict with the church that believes, only those who have had direct access to Christ, or their representatives have direct access to resurrection, all others must go through them.

Most Gnostics view Jesus, not as a God, but as the man who illuminated the pathway.

Whoever sees the Lord through inner vision can claim his or her own authority equals or surpasses that of the apostles and their successors.

In other words, they don’t need an intermediary to communicate with God.

The concept of gnosis (knowledge) is the exact opposite of the Church’s concept of faith, and it is the type of thought process that fits well with masonry,

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 Mystery of the Pyramids

 

Many legends and much speculation in Egyptian mythology surround the pyramids and why they were built, as well as to how they were built. They have been described as being burial tombs for the pharaohs and Egyptian Gods, giant observatories, ceremonial sites where many ancient rituals were performed, and many other functions. Although it is my understanding that no one has ever been found buried in a pyramid, all of the other functions seem to make sense. The giant pyramid, or pyramid of Cheops(Khufu), is perfectly aligned with the four cardinal points of the earth, following and extending one line along the base, it would pass through Bethlehem, another line would extend through Stonehenge in England. Various points line up perfectly with different constellations that were of importance to the ancient Egyptians.

Much has been written trying to explain how they were built, using pulleys, ramps, and thousands of workman to construct them, not much of it makes sense. Built on the highest ground for miles, it’s hard to visualize how ramps could have been built, also, there would still be evidence of the ramps. In an extremely arid climate, structures and the evidence of structures last for thousands of years. The tremendous manpower needed to build the edifices would have been staggering, how do you move a stone, some of which weigh 40 tons and are as large as a train locomotive up a ramp three hundred feet high?

Probably the most logical explanation as to how they were built, when they were built, and by whom is also the most illogical. Many legends persist that they were built by either extraterrestrials or refugees from Atlantis, who escaped to Egypt when their land sank beneath the sea some twelve thousand years ago. Theoretically, either could be true. There is much evidence that planet earth has been visited many times by life forms from beyond our galaxy and there is also evidence of a land existing in the Atlantic  Ocean before our present era.

How were they built, only time will tell.

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 Tree of Life, and the Tree of Knowledge

Many don’t realize there were two trees in the Garden of Eden, The Tree of Life, and the Tree of Knowledge.

 

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

photo of the Egyptian Sphinx at sunset

a personal spiritual journey