How to Spot a False Teacher

20 Feb

Jesus foretold the coming of the false teachers in the ‘last days.’ He said they would be wolves in sheep’s clothing who would show great signs and great wonders to deceive the elect. These arch-deceivers are clever, charming, very convincing…and very deadly. Pure and simple, these false teachers are after your light and they will gladly derail you from the true path to get that light

The ascended masters want you to be able to declare your independence from the imposters masquerading as legitimate spiritual teachers. To this end, the masters have formulated a pathway that will lead you unerringly to your own God Consciousness.

However, you must be willing to embrace this path, and one of the obstacles we all encounter on the way is the darkness sown by fallen angels and all agents of evil, no matter what face they wear.

What we must overcome is our attachment to human consciousness, to the limitations of the human mind and to the seeming attraction of the world and all of its diversions.

But this path must be chosen, not coerced.

The ascended masters will never force their students to do anything. Students must be willing to exert themselves to show they have staying power, to lift the weight of darkness that it might become light.

This is the path of discerning the difference between the real Self and the not self…and, if you will but ask, the ascended masters stand ready to show you how to do it.

So how can you tell a false teacher from a true one? That is the subject of this series, and one of the first indications that you may be dealing with a false teacher is if you notice a lot of human ego and human will. There will be flattery, charisma, pride…anything and everything that might appeal to and gratify your human consciousness. A true teacher will seek to help you overcome the carnal mind, not embellish it. A true teacher will, like the true shepherd, lay down his life for his flock. The false teacher has no such desire.

“The false teachers of mankind have one motive:  the subjection of the soul and the energies of the four lower bodies unto their own egos, their own human will…The mystique of the false teacher is the claim of the preferred personality. It is because the human consciousness itself contains some of the elements of the false teacher that it finds itself being drawn in over and over again to the false teaching…In the words of the one who sought and found the inner Christed man of the heart, you will find the key to your own Christ-identity:  “If any man shall say unto you, Lo, here is Christ or there, believe it not….Wherefore if they shall say unto you, Behold, he is in the desert, go not forth; behold, he is in the secret chambers, believe it not. For as the lightning cometh out of the east and shineth even unto the west, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.” (Matt. 24:23, 26-27.)”

THE PATH OF FREEDOM, To Choose Freedom Is to Choose Life, Beloved Saint Germain, POW Vol. 18 No. 33 August 17, 1975.

https://www.voiceamerica.com/episode/105098/how-to-spot-a-false-teacher.  Listen to part one.

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How to Gain Greater Heart Capacity

6 Feb

 

Would you not have a greater heart capacity, beloved? [“Yes!”]

I come to you this evening to tell you, oh, it is so possible! Stretch the heart muscle! Expand the petals of the heart chakra! Breathe upon the fire of the threefold flame and breathe upon it again and know that your breathing exercises are for more than meets the eye.1

Blessed ones, here is how you expand the heart. Everyone has established a certain limit of patience, of tolerance, of indulgence of others. Most people, including yourselves, find that level of limitation. And when someone does try you or test you or torment you beyond a certain level, you, then, are no longer in that state of patience [or tolerance or indulgence]. And at that moment, because of the artificial barriers of the heart that you have erected, [you declare your limit, which] you do not go beyond. [You are unwilling to] walk another mile and another mile, caring for life–caring for life, beloved, loving and still loving, and yet that love is such a power of the discipline of the soul and of the fire of your own spirit. [This is surely not the way to expand the heart!]

Love is surely the greatest quality of God and the most misunderstood. Love is a purging fire! Love is self-discipline and the discipline of the child and the four lower bodies that have grown out of line. [Accept Love without limits and you will expand your heart.]

Yes, beloved, let us test the heart! Let us expand the capacity of heart for the power of God to bring all into submission to the Great Heart of Light! Thus, [there is the need for] the two-edged sword, the mighty sword of discrimination, beloved, whereby there is mercy, whereby there is justice and whereby Love does impel those who have gone out of the way to come back to that center!

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O beloved ones, for a moment contemplate the seraphim of God who have gathered this night to love you, to love you and to love you! All that we do and say is to love you. You must understand Love that is a piercing fire that will suddenly separate you from the most cherished elements of yourself or your life. You must understand this and get on top of it and go beyond it, beloved.

You must understand that Love does come in 144,000 different flames, if you will. There is no limitation to how Love can be conveyed, and that Love does meet every human need. It does meet it, beloved. This is not an unworldly love or an otherworldly love. This is love that is God’s love, which reaches every level of life. [Embrace it and you will expand your heart!]

O the mighty sunbeams of the Great Central Sun! Bask in them now. Bask in them now, beloved. For the light of the Sun caresses you, and these light rays so gently take from you now that which you are ready to give to your Father-Mother God.

 

Therefore let go. Give to God all that limits you. Receive the limitless light of the Sun, the sun rays, and on these golden beams, beloved, receive now the Holy Spirit.

Each day, think of your Father-Mother Helios and Vesta as you greet the sun. And even for a moment, as you bask in the light, simply say:

I AM receiving now the Holy Spirit of Helios and Vesta
into my mind, into my heart, into my being,
into the organs of my body, into my entire self.
And I AM made Whole by the Whole-I-Spirit of Helios and Vesta.

In this Love abide. In this Love remain steadfast, unmoved, beloved, by all that would take it from you. See how your immovability is the key to your increase of the Spirit of God.

Oh, reach up and simply touch and take now the hand of your Mighty I AM Presence! Hold that hand and clasp it.

Yes, beloved, you are so very, very near to your victory. Treasure, oh, treasure the moments which you endow with the flames of your victory. Treasure the cups of consciousness. Treasure them, beloved, for the moments in the time frame shall be the elements of your eternity.

I AM the Maha Chohan. I woo you to the sacred heart of every ascended one. Make it your goal, beloved, to be that sacred heart and see how the world will truly receive the teaching you so love and you have so internalized. This is a love feast, beloved, a love feast in the Holy Spirit.


These excerpts are from the Pentecost 1992 dictation by the Maha Chohan published in Pearls of Wisdom® Vol. 35 No. 21. To read the entire Pearl Expand the Capacity of the Heart! for the Maha Chohan’s complete teaching, please go to: Vol. 35 No. 21 – The Beloved Maha Chohan – May 24, 1992.

1. Djwal Kul’s breathing exercise, see Djwal Kul – Breathing Exercise and Meditation thesummitlighthouse.org

A New Perception of Your Mighty I AM Presence

5 Feb

 

I would like to speak to you about the thought form that is in our poster for this retreat, the Sine Wave to the Sun. You might say that this is a different way of showing the Mighty I AM Presence, the Christ Self, and the individual who is ascending to God. You might also say that this sine wave is a ladder of light.

You can see the concentric rings in a dimension of the attitude of the soul climbing, or accelerating, the intensity of light and entering into the successive rings going into the Central Sun, which is the I AM Presence. And here it is depicted as an infinite galaxy of light.

If you can imagine the center of your Mighty I AM Presence as an infinite galaxy of light, you begin to think about a new perception of the Infinite One and the manifestation we have become so accustomed to meditating upon in the chart of the I AM Presence. This would be the individual, as you, clearly manifest as a ray of light coalesced in this dimension. The white fire in the center and the galaxy in the heart denotes the Christ Presence.

Many times we hear people ask, “Who is my Christ Self? Is it myself? Is it someone else? Is it someone with whom I can speak? Is it an energy? Is it a consciousness?” It is all of these things, depending upon your own positioning both on the outside of the sine wave–following it and becoming the sine wave–or being in the center of it, poised in that very perfect point of Cosmic Christ consciousness which is called the laya center….

We descended this ladder of light, each one having free will–each one, for various reasons, presenting himself before the Lord God Almighty in the Person of the Father/Mother God, Alpha and Omega. And therefore, we were given the opportunity to go into the outer universes, out from the original inner retreat in the heart of God. Some had the design of exercising the potential to be co-creator in the Matter spheres. Some wished to exercise free will independent of God. Others went forth as guardian spirits concerned about those who would go forth in a state of independence from the divine union.

For whatever reason, we find ourselves in the same octave, in the same frequency, which is a very narrow band of this physical universe. The outer universe is far more vast than this narrow band. Therefore finding ourselves together on the narrow band, we immediately have at least that in common. We can see one another, we can touch and feel one another, we can understand one another’s consciousness to a certain degree. And we understand one another’s problems because we share similar problems, similar karmic conditions….

This excerpt from a lecture by Elizabeth Clare Prophet was delivered October 9, 1981 during the conference Sine Wave to the Sun and published in the 1981 Pearls of Wisdom Radiant Word Vol. 24 No. 47.

By Thy Grace I AM Love

31 Jan

 

The Presence of Life removes the dust of little things from the garments.  The Presence of Love infuses the soul with a new thought:  “By Thy grace I AM Love.”  Thus does the self stand aside and the Eternal Presence consummate the mystical union between souls.

Purpose is not conspiracy.  Purpose is fulfillment of the nature of Love—service.  To love is to serve.  He that is great in service is perfected in love.  The saints gathered small stones until their strength grew, and then they carried the larger stones to build the temple.  From the base of the mountain we have seen them rise, and it is a joyous occasion as the light upon the face of the shining ones shows that hope has been fulfilled in purpose…

The best things in life are truly free, and freedom is the best thing in life.  Freedom to us is the freedom to create and to fan liberty until in the blaze the imaginings and vanity of the people is shown up in retrospect as a viper to be consumed, to be burned, to be no more!  How long would men carelessly seek to preserve those values which are meaningless, destructive, purposeless and rebellious, carnal in their origin and leading to the ashes of bitterness in futility?

Let all men, then, perceive that God has created a magnificent opportunity for all.  There are no men and women upon the planet who cannot raise their heads in hope and face their God, saying at any age in the tenderness of the reaffirmation of the covenant, “By thy leave, O God.”  Such humility and assignation returns to the Father the right hand of purpose.  Surely it is his will, as soon as the son has demonstrated proficiency with the bow, to hand to him the quiver and the arrow and say, “The universe is thine.”

It is simply a matter of mastery.  Demonstrate proficiency in spiritual things and unify the wholeness of your life expression.  If you have talent, employ it in the salvation of men.

Let those in art seek those art forms
That ennoble the Spirit,
That inspire mothers with child
Until their dreams can be of finer things
That, floating softly in the air,
Do tell of man’s command of prayer,
To speak the Word and see it be
A thing of joy for all to see,
A radiant form of happiness
A child could press onto his breast
And feel a surge of comfort there
Because it spoke eternal care.
God loves you here and loves you there,
The universe is now your home—
Where’er you go, where’er you roam
Your God is there, you are his son—
A spark of light he made—well done.
No more is tarnish on your soul
A plan unfolds:  it is the goal
Be still, my child, and fret no more—
Your heart is now forevermore
God’s open door.
Then step right through
And see the world he’d have you view—
A passport to great majesty
A mantle wear; your freedom be,
And go or come beneath his hand
Your life’s secure; then by God stand!
Creator-son and master of
The world below and up above—
He made you then and loves you still
But you must find his holy will.
The key to Being is thine own—
You asked for bread, he gives no stone—
Save Rock of ages, Christ the Light,
Through him who vanishes our night.
The day eternal shows the way—
The game of life to play
As we uphold the Law of Good
We’ll understand life as we should
And fear will go and all that’s bad
That caused us to be sometimes sad:
The light will raise us from the sod
And seat us on the throne of God.
I AM is Being all secure—
I AM is Being, all that’s pure,
I AM is Life as perfect plan—
I AM is God who dwells in man.

Beloved ones, see in this poem from my heart the ideals that are sometimes put aside and forgotten at the moment when they are most needed.  Meditate on these things and may you ever remain, in the harvest of your life or in the springtime, one who seeks to serve without the mania of egotism that so often hurts one’s brothers needlessly.  Be the comfort of good will to men, and in thy being witness the staunchness of God, rising and raising thy life into the folds of its spiritual identity, into regenerative effort.

Vol. 10  No. 44  –  Beloved El Morya  –  October 29, 1967, thesummitlighthouse.org

 

Love Is the Magnet of the Heart

30 Jan

All men were created in the same image. All differences are the result of man’s choosing, in free will, to expand upon the original nature of infinite Love within him.

Love is like a great magnet. It is the magnet of the heart. Those who yield to the nature of the heart without the guidance of reason are often emotionally warped, and they do not understand the perfect balance of love manifest in the triune nature of God. Naturally, love is manifest in love; but love is also manifest in wisdom and in power. Unless it be included in these other aspects of the Trinity, man does not walk in that balanced consciousness of the Christ which enables him to retain his harmony with Life.

Harmony comes about because man is truly imbued with the love-nature of God. But how easy it is to confuse human loves and desires with divine love!  Once divine love is understood as the great givingness of God that is also mindful of every precept of cosmic law, try as he will, man realizes that he can no longer function from the plane of human desire and human opinion and still be in harmony with the law of infinite Love.

The reason for this is quite simple. Human desires and human opinions are fluctuating, whereas true love is constant and even-flowing.

 

Contrary to the law of divine love, people throughout the world criticize and condemn those who are not so much guilty of evil deeds as they are the victims of other people’s careless remarks and their prattle about things they little understand…

Now, divine love is not always obvious. Sometimes it is but a feeling in the heart. How foolish are they who judge without knowing what really is in the heart of another, for so often their judgments are unfounded save in the mass creation of darkness that spreads as an infectious plague amongst the people, causing them to eye one another suspiciously and to doubt the integrity of the inner man…

Through the gates of birth and death pass many souls. All were intended to move in pathways of divine loveLove can literally sweep into all  activities until darkness would no longer be without Light, but would disappear in the sunburst of the reality of Cosmic Love.

 

Vol. 14 No. 14 – John the Beloved – April 4, 1971, thesummitlighthouse.org

 

Torrents of Divine Love

29 Jan

Beloved ones of the Light, I remind you that God is the Lord of the Harvest. I remind you that each grain of wheat springs forth because of divine energy. And as the Christ reminded them that the very hairs of their head were numbered, so I say to you today, bear in mind that each one of you is a living, immortal manifestation of God. In order to realize this, you must drink into it and begin from day to day to increasingly think of yourselves as a manifestation of God…

It is ever a mistake to permit the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune to penetrate into the inner being of you. You must stand guard there and see that no discord touches your world. The best way that you can do this is to follow the admonishments of beloved Saint Germain and maintain a firm decree for the wondrous tube of Light to be established invulnerably against the inroads of human imperfection.

But in addition to doing that, there are also a number of other things which you can do. Chief among them is that when you behold discord acting on the outside, you say to your own God Presence:  “Mighty I AM Presence, You are the only Presence that is acting here!  Take command and control of this situation and see that it has no power to disturb me or any part of Life”…

Through wandering away from the center of your being–for the kingdom of God is within you–you have come to think upon yourself as separate and apart from God. And in this thought of separation, the Light that is within you has been cut off, as it were, by the accumulation of that admitted human discord which, as tarry substance, clogs the very pores of your being and prohibits the expansion of the Sacred Fire–just as when a damper or a draft is cut off from a grate, the fire slows down its action and does not brightly blaze. So when an individual has clogged the pores of his being, of his mental body, of his physical body, and of all his four lower bodies with discordant substance, there is then a slowing-down of the spiritual processes whereby that individual enters into a state of density and a proneness to both error and illness.

When individuals who would follow this Light desire to escape from the powers of the outer, they will enter into the Heart of the Sacred Fire within and demand an expansion of that Sacred Fire; and they will remove by cosmic decree and by calls to their own mighty I AM Presence all discordant substance from their own world. By the removal of this impediment, the pure and precious Spirit called the Holy Spirit will rush in to fan the flame to feed the Sacred Fire within man and to regenerate not only the physical form but also the mental body of man and the etheric body, to revive there the memory of those powers which have been stored there from the time before the world was, before the decadent civilizations and the errors of past infamy were ever known.

Vol. 15 No. 41 – Beloved Vaivasvata Manu – October 8, 1972 part 1 and 2. thesummitlighthouse.org

 

The Power of Perfect Peace

17 Jan

 

Perfect peace is an armor for the fight. It is a ring-pass-not. O you who are weary of the dumpings of the demons upon your feeling bodies, where there is no rest for the weary—blessed hearts, consign the imperfect ones and their imperfect emanations to the flame.

And make your New Year’s resolution the drawing of the ring-pass-not around the desire body and the whole of being. Make your New Year’s resolution the God-determination not to experience any element of anti-peace.

When messages of gloom and doom, or triumph or tragedy, life or death, are transmitted unto thee—do not allow these to come as injections to change the coloration, the frequency, the vibration of the aura. But simply acknowledge and direct light! light! light! into all activities where those involved have lost the equilibrium of Alpha and Omega and therefore are without peace.

Some of you are thinking that the Lord Christ Jesus came not to send peace but a sword. And I come—and my sword is peace! Thus, together we present East and West. And out of the resolution of the sword of flaming peace and the flaming peace that swallows up the sword, you will understand the active and passive parts of thy being in Spirit and in Matter. Truly the divine complement is one.

Now, blessed hearts, I seal you in the memory of your desire for peace above all other considerations. Do not sell thy peace for paltry gain or some mere pleasure of the human mind or body. Remember there is a higher way and a higher peace. And remember that once I held you in that flame to set the course of Life. And in that hour and in that moment you knew the meaning of readiness for the Lord.

The Power of Perfect Peace excerpt is from the New Year’s dictation by Gautama Buddha given during the The Class of the Archangels conference and published in the 1981 Pearls of Wisdom Vol. 24 No. 11

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Create The Blueprint for the New Year

16 Jan

 

For this New Year, not only set a resolution, but create a blueprint for the coming year that includes steps to accomplish your goals by building your own life-changing momentum of an “intense action of the violet flame” with the 30-day Violet Flame Challenge! One month of encouraging emails with the ascended masters’ perspective on the almost magical qualities of the violet flame sent to you daily. Prove the violet flame works and make this year a major turning point in your life.

With a changing of cycles, along with taking stock of the advances and retreats of the last year, we can take the advice of the ascended master Chananda contained in these timeless excerpts from a dictation given December 28, 1975 and published in the 2016 Pearls of Wisdom Vol. 59 No. 23 and Vol. 59 No. 24.


The Patterns of the Past Can Be Broken

We say, open the way for those who have made themselves worthy to receive. Open the way. Open the way. We call for the setting of the pattern of the new year. We call for the setting of the pattern on which successive patterns of successive years may be built.

When you look to yourself and to your soul and you ask, “What is my blueprint for this coming year?” do not neglect the patterns of the past—five hundred thousand, seven hundred thousand, nine hundred thousand years of incarnations.

And your patterns are as clay tablets. Thank God they are clay! Thank God they can be broken! But who has the authority to break the clay tablets of the records of infamy and darkness and the fall of the soul into the density of the physical plane? Who has the authority? Why, your own Christ Self.

And so you see, in setting the pattern for the new year, you are almost totally governed by all of the discs of the tablets of clay that are set upon one another, one by one, almost as a pile that reaches unto the skies. And yet, you see, they are not condensed in this plane. And all contain, within the electronic belt of your own forcefield, records of your musings, your walkings through the earth, your entering into civilizations primitive and advanced, your experiences, your encounters. And every disc is an incarnation carefully calculated on spirals that wind about the cosmic clock. They are accurate. They are engrams recorded in living clay, living stone, living energy in akasha itself.

Human Existence Is the Vanity of Vanities

In this very moment, I am capable of reading simultaneously all of these clay discs of all of the lifewaves of Terra and of reading simultaneously all of these tablets for each individual lifestream of hundreds of thousands of years. And do you know what I say as the result of gazing upon these records? I repeat with the preacher, “All is vanity. All is vanity.”

And I ask, when will you come to that conclusion? That is my question. For I know that when the would-be chela comes to the conclusion that human existence is the vanity of vanities, then and only then will that chela be the chela worthy of Morya, of Saint Germain. When there is no longer an attraction for the things of this world and the success of this world, when there is no longer any desire for fulfillment in any of the facets of this world, then we look at the chela on whom we can count for action, for responsibility, for trustworthiness.

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Create a Blueprint for the New Year

Precious ones, I have shared with you some of the burdens of the ascended masters meeting twenty-four hours a day for the salvation of souls on Terra. I have shared with you a bit of our perspective and I have called to you to set the pattern for the new year. I have said that that pattern is governed by past patterns and that you are limited as to how much you can launch out and be free from the old patterns and that which relieves you of certain limitations is the sacred fire of the violet flame, which Saint Germain has brought.

And so by an intense action of the violet flame invoked between now and the turning of the year, you will find that you in the Christ flame, that your Christ flame and Christ Self in you, may still shatter a clay tablet or two, a disc of record in your electronic belt and thereby enable you to transcend a former state and create a blueprint for the new year that will give you greater freedom, greater love, greater knowledge and greater opportunity for initiation.

Do not take lightly the sands that fall in the hourglass as they are running out in this year. For every grain is yet an opportunity to invoke the flame, to overcome and to thereby set a pattern that perhaps is a hundredth of an inch higher than what it would have been had you not elected to invoke that flame. And that hundredth of an inch may spare you the burden of considerable karma in the year to come.

And then you will see in each successive year, as you set the pattern again with your Christ Self and with the Lords of Karma, that by successive victories and applications and daily winnings in the game of life, year by year you will have a greater and greater circumference that is called the habitation of your soul, a greater area of movement and influence, a greater contact with souls of light. All is weighed in the great balance of the ascended masters. And, therefore, I commend you into the keeping of the sacred fire.

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Your Love Is the Essence of Your Self The Petals of the Blue Rose of Sirius

26 Dec

Learn of power, beloved, and learn of me. Learn of the wonder of God and the miracle of grace. Learn of the entering in to the Temple of the Blue Lotus. Learn, then, of the assimilation of that cobalt blue in all of the chakras. Learn the stillness of the eye of the hurricane and the eye of God. Learn the majesty of the peace that establishes the Light of the heart.

How can the fiat be received and given if there is not stillness in the heart?  The stress upon the heart is the continuous irregular activity–the frantic fears and anxiety before the coming of the Lord. This ought not to be; for thy Lord truly is come in the splendor of a Light that is native to your soul, to your universe and to your point of origin.

Now I would have you understand the unfolding of the petals of the blue rose of Sirius, petal by petal until a thousand petals unfold. A life’s work, beloved, is noted by the number of petals on the blue rose. Some beings have an infinite blue rose, and the rose of Surya does span a cosmos.

Therefore begin the unfolding of the rose of the heart:  fearlessness in the joy of the blue diamond heart, fearlessness in the presence of one whose footsteps truly do tremble a cosmos, yet not your heart.

Concentric rings of blue light from my Causal Body encompass you now. Again I say, be at peace in the power of God. Our Love is great enough to cast out fear, but only that fear of which you no longer have use. Fear has always been a useless item but it is a commodity that men keep. It is a defense, beloved, and it is an excuse for [not allowing] the flowering of the blue rose of Divine Love.

Therefore let the openness of the chakras be!  Let the wind of the Holy Spirit pass through!  Let thy love pass through without dissimulation.   Let that love reach all hearts. Let the forces of anti-Love be consumed by our Love this night. Let them be consumed, beloved!

Now you open your heart and send your love to me, as I represent the Godhead to you in this moment. And I shall receive the fervor of love that you send to me. I shall distill it as the essence of the blue roses and I shall send it back to you multiplied….

 

Thesummitlighthouse.org, Vol. 34 No. 5 – Beloved Lord Himalaya – February 3, 1991

 

Stars of His Appearing

25 Dec

 

Let newness of mind and heart provide the sanctuary where the Lord Jesus may enter with his angels in glory.

Therefore I address the stars of His Appearing: Candles in the earth whose central flame vibrates with Christ’s own Name and sends to farthest star and our home on Sirius the signal, the sign, that in the earth this Christmas year the Christ Child does appear. And truly writes His Name and comes to live in hearts made holy by purest love.

Let us celebrate, my beloved, a new year and a new year’s resolution. Let us decree by the power He has vested in us that every day will be our Christmas. Every day will be the sign of His Appearing. Every day the Nativity will be reenacted. Every day children longing to hope may have hope in us because we stand firm to hold the line of the singing of the Word. Every day the Virgin will come down to us because our hearts arise in adoration in the angelic salutation: “Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee.”

And the sacred fire of solstice will not go out because every day from sanctuary and hearth and home, from altar where we constantly atone, the cry is heard: “Lead me to the rock that is higher than I.” And the joyous shout: “Praise the Lord, I AM THAT I AM, Sanat Kumara!” And His mantra, blessed mantra of the child that’s free: “Jesus Christ, the same yesterday and today and forever!”

© SUPress This dictation was given at Camelot by the Messenger Elizabeth Clare Prophet in 1980.

Thank you Alex for this wonderful information