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nickmiller73 posted a new Topic in General Discussion:

I hope everyone here is doing well. 

 

I had been hearing about this book series about Anastasia called the Ringing Cedar Series.  I have read just over halfway through the first book and am very excited.  I was just wondering if anyone else has touched on this or tried any of the suggestions she has mentioned in the book.

 

  • juliemartyn's picture
    2 years ago

    The first book in the Ringing Cedars series is a relatively short read. Described by reviewers as Mills & Boon meets Carlos Castenada or The Bible meets Star Trek ;-)


    The ideas put forward by Anastasia largely resonated with me, living in total balance and harmony with nature, effortlessly relying on nature for a complete life support system - quite an appealing idea. I like the idea about growing food that’s ideally suited to our own DNA make up, about the importance of honouring the bees who even in our own societies are critical for our food production – Einstein said something about humanity only being able to survive 4 years without the activity of bees! (I’ve come across the quote 3 times in different places over the last few weeks!)


    Interesting idea of no ritual being made of mealtimes, grazing on what comes to hand as it’s required. Such a big contrast with the way things are in our society where food and drink have such immense cultural and social ramifications. And that’s without touching on the issue of all the pervasive psychological issues we have relating to food.


    The timing of the story in 1994/95 is only around 25 years ago, yet I had the sense of it being a lot further back in time whilst reading it. The author and narrator, Vladimir, is not an attractive character – abrasive, aggressive, impatient, critical, selfish – a stark contrast with Anastasia’s way of being, and possibly chosen for that reason, so that we’ll perhaps be able to see more clearly his development as things progress.


    Apparently some readers have felt an emotional connection to the book straight away and been inspired to all sorts of poetic writings – that’s not me – although I am interested enough to want to see how this develops!


    Just thought I’d get this posted while things were still fresh in my mind – looking forward to what Nick has to say! And also Fred and Chris, if this sparks off any ideas?


  • fredburks's picture
    2 years ago

    I had a similar reaction, Julie. Cool stuff. A little unbelievable for me, but still a very entertaining story with a great message. I haven't read any further than the first book.


  • Starmonkey's picture
    2 years ago

    Yes. I feel it MORE important to get deeper in touch with nature. Not give in to fear and DOOM scenarios. Remember the language. The SILVER key...

    Those wanting to survive the shiftings need to have a strong connection with Earth. Virtually, there's nowhere else. Respect, honor, cherish.

    And PEOPLE aren't good to follow in that regard. The sheep are running and stumbling blindly toward whatever. The tension, the pressure, the absurdity make it easier to wake up, if you're paying attention.

    I also resonate with all of those bits you extracted.

    And with the birds and the bees. The bears and the trees. Always have liked animals and nature more than people. Simple. Easy. HONEST.

    Just finished Song of Susannah. Onward! To the Tower!

    ;)


  • Starmonkey's picture
    2 years ago

    Also, the non-interference with free will policy...

    Both the WingMakers and the beings from WB Yeats' The Vision are trying to inspire creativity...

    Hmm?...

    Most systems or magnum opus practically destroy the creator in the process.

    Steve somehow made it through the DT.

    I have other examples I could dredge up.

    Jose Arguelles, Ian Xel Lungold, Falco, Philip K Dick, John Steinbeck, Ra Uru Hu...

    There's more.

    52 seems a magic number for those going early but with more of a full life.

    Hang in there.


  • Starmonkey's picture
    2 years ago

    Funny. Was inspired to above by reading journal excerpts about Steve's process with the DT at the end of SoS. Just finished and last one was a faux article about him getting hit by a car and killed on my birthday in 1999 (6/20/99). He was 52.

    I'm fairly certain TIME will die before I hit that age. Six years and one month from now. 8/12/23 comes before that. Woo


  • 9 months ago

    For those who want to read the Ringing Cedars of Russia book series, I am sharing the first English edition translated by John Woodsworth for free: https://ecominded.net/books


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fredburks posted a new Topic in Personal/Spiritual Growth:

What if a key purpose in life

is to expand our consciousness

and to expand our capacity to love?

 

And what if there are divine forces

whose role is to challenge us on this?

 

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Teamur Antia posted a new Topic in WingMakers Forum:

See if this resonates with you. I feel there is some connection to the WingMakers here...

  • Starmonkey's picture
    1 year ago

    Yes, it does somewhat resonate. Jives with a lot of what we were exploring on the former stolenhistory.org...


    Inner earth stuff, former creations or worlds, several drops in consciousness...


    They will be coming back, if that's what humanity chooses. Maybe small pockets here and there, or they could show up to escort some of us within, if most of humanity isn't going to make it.


    I've always been close to nature, but I need to master some emotions to prepare myself for more.


  • Starmonkey's picture
    1 year ago

    You watch Carnival Row? Or read His Dark Materials? The Secret Commonwealth...


  • fredburks's picture
    1 year ago

    Cool stuff! Where myth and reality intertwine...


  • Teamur Antia's picture
    1 year ago

    Watched it all. Thank you for the good references!


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jiwuQ6UHMQg



  • Starmonkey's picture
    1 year ago

    Back to the GREEN! Tara, that is...


    I hope they do another season. Was quite interesting with the subtle dynamics. And the steampunk technology. Something was up with the timeline and dates in there as well...


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nickmiller73 posted a new Topic in General Discussion:

I am so confused right now on so many levels.  There is so much information and misinformation it would make anybody's head spin.  As a truther, or whatever you want to call it, there is even more.  I am on a sorta overload and feeling helpless.

 

Then I come here and nothing.  I guess it isn't a huge suprise with how slow it has been here at the G Spot lately, but still.  With the seeming renewed interest in some members and the world going to shit (or the veil lifing at extreme rates).  

 

  • onesong's picture
    1 year ago

    Dear Nick, I wrote the following for a few weeks ago. You're not alone in the overwhelm just don't stay there! It's a time full of changes for everyone. A time to really discern what are 'wants' and what are 'needs', what nurtures us and what could destroy us, a time to give full attention to our inner intuition and guidance.  Move from heart space not head space is where I'm at.  I look in from time to time, but the energy to post with the energy that is moving all around us-well it feels challenging but here goes.....


    I have so many questions, so many feelings in this moment. It becomes hard to separate them, so many changes happening so rapidly. Most of my life I've adapted pretty well to change. I have no fear of it. I'm learning more patience everyday. Things rarely occur exactly as we think or plan, and so I practice being less attached to outcomes and more attached to allowing and flowing with change. Still, the collective energy of this time in history feels like such a huge challenge for all of us.


    I Pray for all of us. I'm sure I am not alone in that.  I see fear on so many faces. Eyes that will no longer meet another even at a distance, as though we have already forgotten common civility. Divorce rates rising as we quarantine. Children unsure of their own safety as they catch glimpses of the world around us via the media. So difficult to explain when we can't always wrap our own heads around what is occurring. None of us know what will come. A Higher Power than ours will orchestrate that.


    I hold All life Sacred. All Life - from creepy crawly, winged, furred, finned, hooved or human.                            I hold that vision. I struggle with what is occurring in our world because I don't want to add energy and power to it. Instead I pray for our Highest Good. I pray for our awakening, actually a very rapid quickening is what it feels like we need. How can we not change? We must change to thrive, not simply survive. We must overcome what in our own belief systems conjure so much fear and hatred of each other. We must look carefully and deeply within ourselves before assuming we know what another is living.


    Facing our collective past while being sensitive to what has occurred that we cannot change, we must acknowledge our past mistakes as HUMANKIND - one race. We can no longer allow or continue to proliferate the same behavior as we have before. Understanding the ways we perceive things differently, understanding and really seeing the injustice in any action that creates separation, poverty, hatred.


    We cannot meet what has happened to us in the past. NOW is where we MUST meet.


    Just one example-On May 21, in Detroit a beautiful four year old boy was struck and killed by drive by bullets. His name was 'Messiah'. As I watched his grandmother weep while speaking of him, she was not alone. My tears fell and my heart bleeds for her as well. It doesn't matter that I am a white woman and this was a black child. My heart still breaks. The grandmother I am, recognizes the weight of her loss. The weight of the worlds loss.. My heart bleeds as I watch children dying in the streets in many parts of the world not just my own. It doesn't matter what 'color' they are. It doesn't matter what religion they are. Our children, ALL children, deserve the promise of a future where they can prosper and grow without fear on every corner. Where fathers, mothers and children are not afraid of being shot in the streets because of their color, where women are revered not raped, where children don't go to bed with hungry bellies.


    A world where men in high office serve to protect, and unite their people not incite dissent and division.


    How did we get here? It's not a place any of us want to stay. I was 9 when the Detroit riots occurred. My grandfather was a suburban police lieutenant. I remember sitting up with my grandmother on those nights, her carefully listening to the police radio in their home. I remember the fear in her eyes. I remember the fear in the streets. The anger everywhere. That was 53 years ago. Have we learned so little?


    M.Scott Peck in The Road Less Traveled said, “There really are people and institutions made up of people, who respond with hatred in the presence of goodness and would destroy the good insofar as it is in their power to do so. They hate the light and instinctively will do anything to avoid it, including attempting to extinguish it. They will destroy the light in their own children and in all other beings subject to their power. Evil people hate the light because it reveals themselves to themselves. They hate goodness because it reveals their badness; they hate love because it reveals their laziness. They will destroy the light, the goodness, the love in order to avoid the pain of such self-awareness.”


    My grandson had this to say, as part of his 4th grade homework last week. A diamante poem. 


                                     FEAR


                             Angry, oppressive


                      Rioting, screaming, hurting


                    Panic, alarm, heroism, bravery


                    Caring, calming, communicating


                                 Peace, Love


                                      EASE


    Parents, grandparents...please see and feel what our children are feeling. We all need to be their heroes. We need to show Love in the face of fear.  If you have ever worked or played with a group of very young children, you have seen Love in action. They don't see color, they don't yet know hatred and separation. We need to take many lessons from them.


    I have so many feelings, so many thoughts, it's hard to even speak to all of them. I hope my heart speaks to yours through and in these words.


    I have faith in the Power that created ALL of us. I pray for Peace and the conviction to stand my ground as an advocate for Love, Light and the future of All of Earth's children. Covid has killed enough of us, fear and hatred should not take more. Love, communication and cooperation just might save us. We remain 'the ones we've been waiting for' and the time is now. God said, “Let there be LIGHT.” and there was (IS) Light.


    Kristyne


  • fredburks's picture
    1 year ago

    Thanks for sharing that beautiful piece, Kristyne.


  • 1 year ago

    yes. thank you Kristyne.  It was very well put and timely.


  • Starmonkey's picture
    1 year ago

    You can always directly message members to their email...


    Thought I'd check in. Similar sentiments EVERYWHERE, but I'm not worried.


    Exciting times!


    Rainbow Gathering in Idaho this year. I'm observing silence for peace on 7/4 morning until at least noon. Holding it down.


    Intense astrology with lunar eclipse this weekend and leading up to conjunction house cleaning in December. Say goodbye to the old world! It's shifting fast. Being slowed as much as possible, to help greater numbers wake up and avoid more death and suffering. But it will continue to pick up momentum.


    Focus on Self, healing, wholeness, integrating, taking responsibility and being accountable. INTEGRITY.


    Nothing to do, nothing more to say. Be quiet and LISTEN.


    It's joyous, really. Just lots of attachment and fear of the unknown. I've become a quack counselor to a few on stolenhistory.org and im trying to bring some over here to share...


  • Starmonkey's picture
    1 year ago

    It's tiresome, being a WingMaker. Hopefully this gains support and gets more easeful soon...


  • 1 year ago

    Kristyne's words say it all, "Parents, grandparents...please see and feel what our children are feeling. We all need to be their heroes. We need to show Love in the face of fear." 

     


    These words are exactly what I needed. 


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