May 25-HEALING POWER IS WITHIN

May 25-THE HEALING POWER IS WITHIN. Jer.30:17-“For I will restore health unto you, and I will heal ALL Your wounds, says the Lord.” Whatever you want, healing, love and so forth, you Become it. Becoming what ever is needed, we are whole, healthy and complete. Erase negative thoughts of lack, limitation, dis-ease, pain and so on. “Be you transformed by the renewing of your mind.” Rom. 12:2 The word transcend means to go beyond this world to change the form or condition of. As soon as we change our thoughts to thoughts that are creative, the body is then renewed. Negative thoughts are changed to liberty, health, harmony, success. False images are changed to images of Truth and Life. Christ looks at me completely healed and whole at the cross.

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May 24-I SEE IN A GLASS OF WATER DARKLY

May 24-I SEE IN A GLASS OF WATER DARKLY. 1 Cor. 13:12 -“For now we are looking in a mirror that gives only a dim blurred reflection of reality as in a riddle, but then when perfection comes, we shall see in reality face to face. Now I know in part (imperfectly), but then I shall know and understand fully and clearly, even in the same manner as I have been fully and clearly known and understood by God.” It is like we are looking in a broken curved mirror. The image is distorted with human mind thinking. In Spirit everything is seen as God see’s. When cataract are removed from your eyes everything is bright and clear to see. We are created in the image (reflection in a mirror) and likeness (exact copy) of God both male and female after the pattern in Spirit.

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May 23-GOD IS DIALING YOUR NUMBER

May 23-GOD IS DIALING YOUR NUMBER. Is your line too busy with the cares of the world, obeying the carnal mind with nonsense, partaking of the realm of good and evil, and using only the five senses instead of going higher in the Spirit realm? God is always here waiting for us to pick up the phone and listen to the still small voice in our ears. The word Emmanuel means God is in us and with us at all times. The Christ is waiting for us to recognize who we are. Jesus Christ came to reveal to us that we have the Christ of the Living God within us. We think in our carnal human mortality mind that we are physical Beings instead of Spiritual Beings living in a Spiritual Universe. God is all there is and never will leave you or forsake you. Answer the Phone!

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May 22-WE CAN’T CONTROL GOD

May 22-WE CANNOT CONTROL GOD. The sun arises and sets, the tides come and go, the stars and moon comes out, a seed planted grows up to Be what is planted, all these things are out of our control. When we need prayer for anything, close your eyes and see that it is healed and whole, and Be a witness to what God is already doing. Take no thought because God knows what we need before we ask. The Christ in us heals the sick, takes away dis-ease, pain, suffering, that no evil can come nigh our dwelling. Ps. 91. There is only One Mind is the Mind of Christ within us. Put on Mind of Christ and all things will be added to us. God is unlimited potential. Feel the presence.

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May 21-WE SOLD OUR BIRTHRIGHTS

May 20-WE ARE TOO BUSY FOR GOD. Our Real Self (Spirit Being) is not in a hurry, but always peaceful. We can’t hear the Still Small Voice inside when we are irritated, angry, constantly busy, thinking of Being late and worrying about things that are going to Be alright. Instead of the cares of the world, we need to spend time with practicing the Presence within. I can go about my daily activity with new insights, expectations with changed thoughts. Isaiah 26:3″Thy will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind are stayed on God and this will cause our bodies to be healed.” To have Love, we must Be Love, Health, and Truth. This time alone with God is refreshing like the rain on our lawns that causes the grass to Be green (life). God’s presence comforts us.

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May 20-WE ARE TOO BUSY FOR GOD

May 20-WE ARE TOO BUSY FOR GOD. Our Real Self (Spirit Being) is not in a hurry, but always peaceful. We can’t hear the Still Small Voice inside when we are irritated, angry, constantly busy, thinking of Being late and worrying about things that are going to Be alright. Instead of the cares of the world, we need to spend time with practicing the Presence within. I can go about my daily activity with new insights, expectations with changed thoughts. Isaiah 26:3″Thy will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind are stayed on God and this will cause our bodies to be healed.” To have Love, we must Be Love, Health, and Truth. This time alone with God is refreshing like the rain on our lawns that causes the grass to Be green (life). God’s presence comforts us.

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May 19-THE MEANING OF TWO TREES

May 19-THE MEANING OF TWO TREES. The two trees are two different states of our mind. The tree of good and evil is the tree in the world instead of God. This realm is totally human thinking selfish beliefs. We put on the Mind of Christ in the Tree of Life. The Tree of Life never dies and has immortality. You and I are the branches connected to the Godhead. We know that it is not “i”, but the Christ is in our Being doing all the work. The tares are the weeds of the ego thoughts that are instead of God that tries to destroy our perfect Identity as Spirit Beings. If we partake of good and evil, we die spiritually. We must focus on the things of God each day. We can’t get caught up in fear thoughts or any other thoughts that are not God like. Be born again to Spirit.

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May 18-DON’T WAIST TIME

May 18-DON’T WAIST TIME. Time is very valuable to you.When you are not content with worry or fret, you loose your peace, joy and happiness. Jesus Christ slipped away from negative words or gossip or anything that was not positive. We can nip bad thoughts about someone in the bud. God is in control. Ps. 27:5-“For in the Day of trouble, He will hide you in the Shelter; in the Secret place of the Tent within, He will hide me; He will set me on high upon a rock (Christ) to lift up my head (Mind of Christ) above my enemies; I will Be shouting of Joy; I will sing. Your face will I seek to require on authority of Your Word.” Always put the shield of protection on your home and the homes of others. No offenses can take up space in your mind.

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ST. FRANCIS PRAYER

ST FRANCIS PRAYER. Make me Be an instrument of peace. Where there is hatred, let Me Be an instrument of Love. In someone who gives me offense or ugly words, Let Me give pardon and not let Me take these words in my heart and give forgiveness. Remember those that press your buttons are your Master Teachers to choose to keep Peace beyond understanding. In discord, let Me show union that we are all One with God. A person is in error about not knowing a Loving God, let me give the Truth that God is not punishment, but only Love. When a person speaks negative thoughts of darkness, let me give them The Light of the World or the Christ in them. Are you sad, let me give you Joy unbelievable and Full of Glory. Let me understand the Words You speak, and pray that all are revealed the God inside of them to cause them to remember who and what they are. Let me die to the little self that wants its own way to Be the Will of God in my life to Be achieved. I need to know that it is not “i”, but the Christ in Me can do the impossible.

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May 16-TAKE GOD OUT YOUR SMALL BOX

May 16-TAKE GOD OUT YOUR SMALL BOX. God’s ways are not our ways. The man with leprosy was healed by washing in the Jordan filthy river of human stinky thoughts to 7 times the number of perfection in the Spirit Realm of God. Christ Jesus spit in the dirt to make a paste to put on the man’s eyes to Be healed. Touching the hem of His garment was made whole. We are given authority in Gen. 1: 26-“God said, Let Us make man in Our image (reflection in a mirror) and likeness (exact copy) after the heavenly pattern, and let them HAVE COMPLETE AUTHORITY OVER ALL THE EARTH, AND EVERY LIVING THING THAT MOVES UPON THE EARTH. Develop your authority to change every situation to Be healed without turmoil.

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May 15-SOMEBODY PAID YOUR PRICE

 May 15-SOMEBODY PAID YOUR PRICE. You are the Pearl of Great Price. Matt. 13-45-46. “The Kingdom of God is LIKE a merchant man, seeking goodly pearls. When he had found one pearl of great price (you) he sold everything He had (Spirit realm born of a woman and the Word made flesh) and bought it.” The word redemption means buy back what we lost in the fall going to a lower dimension of flesh instead of Spirit letting the carnal mind rule us. Christ went to the cross for every pain, sickness, death and nailed it to the cross and gave us eternal life and a Mind of Christ with the resurrection. The pearl needs sand paper (human meanness) to make our pearl round and smooth. Let the sand paper rub off all my negative thinking erased.

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May 14-THE STORY OF THE CENTURION SOLDIER

May 14-THE STORY OF THE CENTURION SOLDIER. The centurion did not ask for healing for himself, but asked Jesus to speak the Word for his servant will be healed. The body is tormented with the thought of any sickness, dis-ease or death until we make a stumbling block a stepping stone instead to go over the situation rather then letting the situation get us down to the carnal flesh level. Our will must become the will of God until there is no trace of human hurts and beliefs in appearance that seem to Be real. The centurion had 100 men under him and a man of authority. He knew that he could speak the words to his men to obey the word spoken. The centurion went in the Spirit of Christ Word to cause his servant body to Be whole.

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SOME HEAVENLY QUOTES TO CENTER US ON GOD FIRST

Twelve is the number of New Beginnings, Perfect Spiritual Divine Government. All things are Being new. New life, new thoughts of God only. All negative thoughts coming to the surface and done away with. This is the end times, not the end of the world, but the end of man’s kingdom ruling our minds with stinky thinking of man’s thoughts trying to destroy our perfect Identity as Spirit Beings living in a Spiritual Universe where everything is in harmony One with each other and One with God.

If God is in you, who could Be against you?

First thing as you wake up say, “This is the day God created, I will rejoice and Be glad in it. I will not allow any person or situation to rob me of my peace.” If you said this first, you will have a beautiful day. God is very important to Be first in our lives then every thing will be OK. It is not “i” but the Christ in me that flows through me each second. Without Christ I can not do anything of my self. With Christ, all things are possible.

Perfect Love cast out fear. Fear is FALSE EVIDENCE APPEARING REAL.It is only real in our thinking and believing in our own carnal flesh mind.

All the Truths we are receiving is for us only to Believe.

At the cross all human beliefs were nailed to the cross and done away with. All pain, sickness, dis-ease, sin which is missing the mark of knowing we are Royal Children of God, hatred, jealousy, envy thinking and anything that man could ever think of to hurt each other, “It is finished.” Christ shed human blood and gave us the Mind of Christ. Don’t be duped to believe a lie when we have temptations of pain and suffering. We must go higher in the Spirit where there is no pain or suffering. Only Believe!

God IS IN CONTROL of everything in our lives and working it to good only. Never judge another person least you judge the God within you saying you must have made a mistake with this person’s life. We do not know what God has to do to let a person have their own way in order to go to the bottom of their lives in order for them to start coming to the top where there is God only.

Another thing I AM learning is never to have a conflict with another person. We don’t have to Be right. We must Be a peace maker in all that we do to Be God like in everything we do and say. It is a choice.If you want Love, Be Love. If you want peace, Be peace, joy and happiness. We have a choice.
Our own way leads to destruction and death to Spirit Realm. God’s way is the only way.
God always has a higher plan and purpose then what we can do our own way of thinking. We can’t do it by “me” “my” and” i” Being on the throne of our minds.

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Year of the Jubilee

I think this is the year of Jubilee when all evil is coming to the surface to Bring in the Kingdom of God to all. Love, Linda Cosentino
Jubilee, Year of

Year beginning on the Day of Atonement every fiftieth year and proclaiming a nationwide release for Hebrew society. The word “jubilee” comes from the Hebrew word yobel,(“ram’s horn”) for the sounding of the ram’s horn signalled the Jubilee’s beginning. Another related Hebrew word is deror (“release, liberty”).

The key text, Leviticus 25:8-55, describes the festival’s three basic features. First, as in the sabbath year ( Lev 25:2-7 ), the land was to be fallow. The people were not to farm the land, but were to eat what grew naturally. Both people and land should enjoy their release.

Second, all Hebrew slaves were to go free. The law allowed poor people to become slaves to pay their debts. Owners were to treat their Hebrew slaves kindly. All slaves were to be freed in the Year of Jubilee.

Third, the land reverted to its original owner. This practice ensured that no citizen would remain poor or a slave forever. A person who sold land to another was really selling a certain number of crops, so the number of years before the Jubilee, determined the sale price. Property within walled cities did not revert in the Year of Jubilee except for the property of the Levites, which was always redeemable. A few other modifications of the normal procedure also existed. Daughters who inherited land had to marry within their own tribes in order to keep the land ( Num 36:4 ). The law also prevented individuals from abusing the reversion principle. People who vowed a portion of their fields to the Lord and then sold them to escape their vows could never get their land back; rather, the ownership transferred to the priests ( Lev 27:21 ).

The Year of Jubilee contained two important theological implications. First, the land belonged to the Lord, who determined its proper use. The people were to avoid selfish accumulation of land ( Isa5:8 ), for it did not really belong to them. Second, God’s people were to be free. Even when one was in slavery, redemption was possible. In any case, the Year of Jubilee freed all. Freedom was always the ultimate goal.

Unfortunately, evidence from the Old Testament seems to indicate that Israel hardly ever celebrated the sabbath year or the Year of Jubilee. Christ’s quoting of Isaiah 61:1and the word deror may suggest that Christ’s ministry provided the ultimate fulfillment of the jubilee concept ( Luke 4:16-21 ).

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Heavenly quotes

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THE BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC

The Battle Hymn of the Republic Lee Greenwood Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord; God is all there is. At the cross God was in us and As us. God is in us whether we know it or not.
He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored; Wrath is done away with. No more hatred just love.
He hath loosed the fateful lightning of His terrible swift sword; His sword is the Word of God not fighting, but Knowing the truth who you are.
His truth is marching on.The cross took away sin, sickness, pain, suffering, death, gave us the Mind of Christ.
Glory! Glory! Hallelujah!
Glory! Glory! Hallelujah!
Glory! Glory! Hallelujah!
His truth is marching on. I have seen Him in the watch-fires of a hundred circling camps; When you are in battle, we turn to God. No believing in a false god in a dug out.
They have built Him an altar in the evening dews and damps; All negative thinking is done away in the night of darkness of carnal human thinking.
I can read His righteous sentence by the dim and flaring lamps, His sentence is freedom from human thinking to the thinking of God even in dim light
His day is marching on. Light is revealed as when the sun comes up in the morning to light our understanding.
I have read His fiery gospel writ in rows of burnished steel! His gospel is like fire burning in your soul when you real-eyes you are a special creation of God.
“As ye deal with my condemners, so with you My grace shall deal! No more condemnation from people or from your own mistakes erased and done away with.
Let the Hero, born of woman, crush the serpent with his heel, ” Your walk with God will crush the mind of human thinking with the heel meaning your Godly walk.
Since God is marching on. God is the only power, will, emotion of Love. We want to Be Godlike in everything we do and say.
He has sounded forth the trumpet that shall never call retreat; The last trumpet in Revelations will be sounding shortly to bring the Kingdom of God on this earth.
He is sifting out the hearts of men before His judgment seat; No more separation, just Oneness with each other and Oneness with God.
Oh, be swift, my soul, to answer Him; be jubilant, my feet! My soul’s Identity is the Christ in me and as me. My feet walk in the Kingdom of God only.
Our God is marching on. God is Being revealed to every person because God cannot create evil within a person because all are God’s creation.
In the beauty of the lilies Christ was born across the sea, Lilly stand for  purity. We are not this body, we are free, we are as God created me as Spirit Beings.
With a glory in His bosom that transfigures you and me; Whenever you have an experience with God, it changes your nature to Be God like with God only.
As He died to make men holy, let us die to make men free! It is not I, but the Christ in me. We are to die of the little self to become the Christ in me and as me.
While God is marching on. God will continue to Be only God and no man made rules or beliefs from the carnal human mind of flesh Being to satisfy self.

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Spiritual SIDE OF THE CLOSING CEREMONY OF THE OLYMPICS BY Linda Cosentino

 

SPIRITUAL SIDE OF THE CLOSING CEREMONY OF THE OLYMPICS by Linda Cosentino

The opening ceremony had a Light of harmony and solidarity uniting every one in the Spirit of Solidarity (firm unity). Ninety two nations participated in the Olympics.  Nine meaning conclusion of a matter or finality.  Two is short of the Trinity meaning three persons in One God including the sons and daughter of God as one person. Two also means witness to reality. The lighting of the Pagoda means the house of secret relics who are the children of God in the Secret Place of the Most High God with the Prayer Pagoda which unites every one in the Spirit of harmony.

I think the whole idea of the Olympics is to bring us unity with each other all over the world and to get together even in competition to learn to get along with each other and to Love each other.  North Korea and South Korea got together as one team and one flag meaning One with each other instead of war. The United States of America had 23 total metals.  The number 23 means a message of the greatest urgency; a number signifying the end or completion; a command to go or move away (war and rumors of war). Nine gold metals. Gold always signifies God or Deity.  The number nine means special properties and powers which are found in no other number. It makes the end of the conclusion of a matter; It is a number of finality or judgment (turning point). Eight Silver metals. Eight is the number of New Beginnings and Silver means Redemption. Six bronze metals meaning six is the number of imperfection or the human thinking or human behavior without Christ or God coming short of seven meaning perfection. Six is number of man’s labor doing things by self instead of God’s rest. Bronze is a mixture of copper and tin, and always refers to the third place winner. Copper has to do with the planet Venus-The Goddess of Love meaning balance and harmony. Tin is associated with Jupiter meaning cultivation of Spiritual side expansion.

The Closing ceremony came first the Queen representing our Mother God Being recognized. Then came the musical instruments called Geomungo a unique an ancient instrument with the round part representing the sky and the flat part is the earth. Kingdom of God as in heaven Spirit) as on earth.  Then came a field of lighted Dandelions meaning faithfulness; happiness; Love.  The turtle remembers those who have passed and are in the Cloud of Witnesses. The turtle embarks on a journey across life and death in the middle of the procession holding the Dandelions. The Turtle means long life passes through the tunnel to express new changes by pushing boundaries and new records. The city in Revelations is all of the sons and daughters are the city to be a point for a new start.

Drones flying together made a bear who is symbol China who is the next Olympic host. Then the drones formed a heart meaning flags of brotherhood shines like the sun with Love, Unity and Good fortune. The five children return with a snow globe meaning the Light of God in each person.  The snowflakes extinguish the artificial light to the Light of God with white balloons of white lights and the White Tiger is like the Lion who is King. The King is God who gives us peace and a new beginning with Christ as the Head.

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SPIRITUAL SIDE OF THE OPENING CEREMONY OF THE OLYMPICS BY Linda Cosentino

SPIRITUAL SIDE OF THE OPENING CEREMONY OF THE OLYMPICS by Linda Cosentino. First of all North Korea and South Korea united as one team. They said every thing is from One Energy. North Korea representative was his sister. The U. S. A. was the presence of our Vice President, Mike Pence and his wife. The tiger had 12 men under it to motive it. Twelve is the number of Divine Government. The tiger reached out to touch the 5 children from North and South Korea. Five is the number of Grace the blessings of God. In the bible the Lion and the Lamb lie down together in peace with each other. The children were not afraid of the tiger and the tiger did not hurt them. The next thing I noticed was two doves. Doves always represent the Mother God who gives us Divine Unconditional Love. The two doves united together meaning the Father God our Creator and the Mother God’s Love. Next the doves became the Eagle. The eagle soars high in the Spirit Realm and no birds can ever reach it. The crow who represents the ego thoughts that Edge God Out in our own minds cannot reach the Eagle. God calls us Eagle Saints. The torch of Light was first lit by North Korea and given to South Korea and then to 300,00 people meaning that We are the Light of the world. Where does the darkness of negative thinking go when the Light is turned on? It disappears because it was never there only in our own minds. This was the example to Peace and the Kingdom of God coming to the earth as in heaven.

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MECHANISM

MECHANISM
At this writing I am 77 years of age.I recently had to go for my annual physical checkup. In the days before, I was seeking the Spirit as to why we must go thru this earthy experience with a body that sooner or later will fail us. If we take a few steps back and look at the really BIG PICTURE why is this universe of continuous life and death struggles necessary. Even the apostle Paul cried out for the redemption of his body.
In the style that has happened in my life before, I heard the word “MECHANISM”. As has also happened before, a flood of thoughts came with this single word. I see that this is part of the process of God making man in HIS image. This is a very competitive world in which we believe that we must struggle to get ours. How would it work out if we all could call matter into existence as Jesus did. So many of us have strong egos and I am sure this would quickly get out of hand.
God created everything out of HIMSELF.  When we learn to create, it will be from our inner most being where God is. This is why we experience this life and death world. Remember, even angels wonder and long to look into the mysteries of this world. In this world as in the next, there is no substitute for experience.
This mortal body is simply part of the “MECHANISM.” God has chosen to prepare us for the non competitive world of the Kingdom. May the lessons of this lifetime serve us well and may we enter the Kingdom prepared to serve and create as God would have us.
Richard & Linda
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THE BELIEF IN LIES BY RICHARD COSENTINO

The story of Adam and Eve demonstrates how our minds are eager to believe a lie. I think the human mind has an inherent serious flaw that makes it grab on to lies to the point of  being ridiculous. Especially when it come to killing other men in the name of god.
Through my long working career, I had the pleasure of working with mostly honest,”what you see is what you get”, types of people. However there was always a few much better at saying what they could do as opposed to actually doing it. Some were very good at painting pictures in the minds of others with mere words. These false pictures would be believed even after strong evidence was presented to the contrary.
I spent long hours trying to understand how some people were so successful at doing this, forming these lies and having the lies work for them for years. Then a term called “Conversational Hypnosis” was brought to my attention. All of a sudden I realized the human mind does have a serious flaw just like I have said for many years. I present this information not to hate those that have the ability to secretly impose their will on others, but for a better cause. We need to understand the weakness and vulnerability of our own mind. How easily we believe the lies of this world even after some of us have had wonderful experiences and visions and have seen into the future thing that surely came to pass.
The point is we must train our minds to push aside the lies about this physical world and learn to center on the Spirit, and live every day in peace, honestly seeking true understanding.
The Bible states that when Jesus died on the cross the veil in the temple was rent (torn).This was great symbolism but the temple in Jerusalem is long gone. It is the veil in our human brain that still physically exists. This is the veil we must pierce while yet in this body to move into the realm of the Spirit. By Richard Cosentino
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Deep Well of Emotions by Richard Cosentino

Some have said that Jesus healed the sick and raised the dead with His emotions. This caused all of the loose marbles in my logical mind to bounce around in disarray.
I would never trust human emotion. The first emotions to jump up in everyday life is envy and jealously. Even if we purpose to control these base emotions they forever lurk beneath the
surface.
So what would the emotions of Jesus have to do with accomplishing the supernatural in this dense, fixed, present arrangement of things???
Suppose Jesus took a certain path or tarried on His way to certain events to accomplish one simple but all important arrangement. To bring his human emotions into subjection of the Spirit!!!
Remember the double minded man receives nothing from God. If we are to play and part in ushering in the Kingdom of God on this earth we must accomplish this also.
We must train our emotions to flow with the Spirit so that it does not become second nature but our only nature.
May we all do great and wondrous things,
Richie and Linda
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Richard’s Writing

There was a man I once worked with when we were both young. I recently heard an old song that reminded me of him.I changed jobs and I had not seen him for years.One day a friend told me that this man’s wife had died and I thought “how sad ” for we were still considered young. The friend also told me that this man stood over his wife’s grave and shot himself.

Of course many would say ” he went straight to hell”. “Why that’s even against the law, a cowardly act”. But that was far from what I thought when I first heard the news all those years ago. My thoughts were that there was determination and a measure of bravery in his actions. He loved this woman and would pass thru death to find her again. Few women who have ever lived in this world have been loved with such intensity.

So all these years later as this song called him to my remembrance I still feel the same way about it, except even more so. As for as judgment, which we as humans are so very good at, I have suspended it between heaven and earth in the realm of the soul.

Even the Bible, which is too often used to beat us down, states “do not judge a thing until the end”. My judgment will remain suspended until the end. My hope is that yours will be also.

Thoughtfully,
Richie

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The Fullness of Time 1st Series by Richard Cosentino

The Fullness of Time

First in a series by Richard Cosentino

 “When the fullness if time had come God sent fourth His Son”. How can we begin to understand that time as it is experienced on this planet and it’s very temporal existence, fits into the plan of God.

Our perception of the world is formed by our life’s experience. Our perception of God is formed by our religious and spiritual experience. As I have stated before, I did not seek God, He sought after me. After reading the entire bible and listening to a variety of preaching while parading through several churches, I concluded there were two major unanswered questions. Jesus is coming back. Just what does that mean? The second question involves the salvation of man. What is our part, and what is God’s part?

In this series let’s look into the second question. Do we even understand what salvation is? If it is not being saved from eternal punishment in a torture chamber, then what exactly is salvation really? Getting past all of the Greek, Hebrew and Aramaic words, lets say it is self awareness or the ability to know ourselves and have an individual identity beyond physical death. This I believe is the root cause of the physical universe problem. This is what caused Paul to cry out  “That I may know Him and the power of His resurrection”.

I went to sea as a young man and had to stand lookout on the bow of the ship at night. On a clear night with no moon the star light was bright enough to not need a flashlight to walk the deck. The sky was packed with stars it seemed with no empty spot for another. I decided in the midst of this awesome sight,  there must be life throughout this vast universe. Part of the resistance to believing in life on other planets is the notion that Jesus would have to suffer and die on every one of them to appease God on behalf of the local population. Of course, belief in a blood sacrifice is a typical and common pagan practice. Let’s hope we have come to realize that Jesus went to the cross to show a path past physical death. Our belief in an angry and vengeful God can never make it so. Remember Jesus told the religious establishment of His day, “You don’t know God”.

In ancient times the earth was thought to be the center of the entire universe. In the present we know it is not the center of anything in the cosmos. So then what is so important about time as it is experienced on this planet. Let’s consider that no matter what we believe, this is not the real world. Our five senses only paint a partial image in our brain.

The prophet Isaiah in the midst of a lengthy forecast of God pouring out His wrath, stated in verse 34:4, “God will roll up the heavens like a scroll”. In a moment of spiritual connection I saw that the universe is not as vast as it appears to us. It is like a round room filled with narrow vertical mirrors and standing in the middle of the room, we are surrounded by multiple images, but we know, we are alone.

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