A Calm Act of Surrender / Naps and the Heart / Hope is on the Horizon – Sept. 6

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                   A cast of one.

When places
distant call,
all are tales of Love at Heart,
destiny ignited
by acts of deep reflection.

This day can form a lonely stage
upon which we play,
A cast of one
in search of none.
But to share today,
and search for Love
to come our way,
is to gently tread
with our Heart,
and not our head.

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         Search for Love.

In such clam surrender
we end our day,
failing to explore
never ending trails
that lead to such Splendor
as we have never known.

The awareness of all the Love
that lies within the Human Spirit
is truly empowering.
It is the birth
of our Sacred Reality.

 You are a beautiful Masterpiece,
a work of Art
unparalleled in all Creation.
Crafted with such Love
that you have been revealed
in a New Reality.
Words falter
in describing the Truth
of just how beautiful
you really are.
In the Eyes of God,
with ever step you take,
you dance.
With ever breath,
you sing.
And with every thought of Love,
you pour the essence of your being
into everyone around you,
creating Sacred waves
in the vast Ocean of time.
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A lonely stage

You are
a Pristine form of God’s Love.
The Purity of this Love
can effortlessly heal
those around you
and allow them to cope with
the ILLUSION that is
Living.

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Revealed in a New Reality.

Our Sacredness
is encoded into every
fragile cell of Human Life.
It can emerge
from the wasteland of living
and become our Consciousness
in a new birth
of freedom and deliverance.

The choice
is yours.

As Micheal Forrester clearly establishes:
“Scientists are aware that 97% of our DNA is,
as they call it “junk DNA”.
They call it junk because they don’t see
that we have any use for it.
But Humans will soon know and understand

why 97% of our DNA has a higher purpose
and why its transformation is leading us
into an awakening that we
never could have imagined.”
This discovery points to the significance
of sound frequencies and vibrations
in the origin of human life
and the possibility that Creation
was generated by waves of
consciousness.
read more

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Unparalleled in all Creation.

Did we really think
that what constitutes almost all of
each precious Human Creation
would be worthless, “Junk”?
Really?

We have assumed for many years
that Humans use only a small portion
of our brains.
Less than 10% is frequently cited.
We even hear that there’s a part of our brain
that’s not used at all.
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But from an evolutionary perspective,
there is not much waste to what our bodies do.
Most of the brain is used.
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Imaging studies that map brain activity
like PET scans and MRI
show that brain activity is spread
throughout the brain.
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Consciousness can exist to varying degrees
among humans and other animals.
A new theory incorporates the philosophy
that a quality of mind is not only present in Humans,
but in all things.
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We know so very little.
Bu science is powerful.

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We may never be able to understand.

Max Born and Erwin Schrödinger
created a new field of physics:
quantum mechanics
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Objects, according to
no longer move along a single well-defined path.
Rather, they can simultaneously take different paths
and end up at different places at once.
Physicists speak of
of different paths.
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Our knowledge
of the true nature of our reality
is very, very limited.
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In fact,
we may never be able
to understand.
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“But the natural man receiveth not
the things of the Spirit of God:
for they are foolishness unto him:
neither can he know them,
because they are spiritually discerned.”
1 Corinthians 2:14
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A Human embryo
in the early weeks of Life,
while in utero, “in the womb“,
in the state of an embryo or fetus
is nearly 98 percent water.
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worldCouple this fact
with the knowledge
that matter, of which we are made,
is flashing into and out of existence
billions of times each second.

So where do, what constitutes
so little of we go,
when what we are composed of
flashes off?
Another dimension?
Perhaps that’s why
we are dead tired
ever now and then.

The next time someone says,
“I don’t think you are
all here”,
they may be right!
Or perhaps,
you never were
here.

It is now generally believed
that less than 5% of the physical composition
of the known Universe is made up of ‘matter’.
But
scientists are now asking,
.
“Could the actual percentage
of the physical composition be
zero?”

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In the early weeks of Life we are 98% water.

My Dear Friends,
a road map
to a Life fulfilled
has been gently and Lovingly placed
in a Book,
The Holy Bible.
And God wants to place it
gently
into your hands.
It is the Oasis
for all Life
in this moral desert in which
we dwell.
It is a Holy Fountain,
a Book of Secrets
to Immortality.

In your fragile and precious hands
you will feel the greatest freedom
that exists in this life,
to open it,
to open your Heart,
to open the Book of Life
and find your journey complete,
to find the long night is over.

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Such Splendor as we have never known.

Yes,
you’ve got to walk
that lonesome highway.
But
never again
by yourself.
Never again.
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We are all dancing
away the time
through the stained glass windows
of fading colors
longing to gleam bright.

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John Denver

Perhaps
the most beautiful path
to follow
in seeking a calm surrender
in our search for Love
can be found in
“Annie’s Song”,
by John Denver.

Our precious little girl,
Annie,
was named after this
truly beautiful and deeply inspiring
song.

 “Come let me love you
Let me give my life to you
Let me drown in your laughter
Let me die in your arms
Let me lay down beside you
Let me always be with you
Come let me love you
Come love me again”
– John Denver
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In the beautiful story of
The Secret Garden,
there is a hidden door.
In every precious Human Heart
there is also
a hidden door.
Your Loving Father
in Heaven above
wants you to
OPEN it.
 May God always hold you
in the Palm of His Hand.
And may you always hold
His comforting Words
in the palm
of your hand.
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Goodnight.
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You are a beautiful Masterpiece.

 Naps and the Heart
by DR. JANE GILBERT
in preventdisease.com

Regular naps
have been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease.
Those who have a siesta at least three times a week
were shown in research to be
more than a third less likely to die of
cardiovascular disease.

A leading scientist from the extensive study,
Dimitrios Trichopoulos of the
Harvard School of Public Health in Boston said:

“Taking a nap could turn out to be an important weapon
in the fight against coronary mortality.”

The effect proved to be particularly strong for working men.
Those who regularly took a little time out from their working day
to have a short snooze had a sixty-four percent
lower risk of death
from heart disease.
However, even non-workers showed a benefit.
Those occasionally napping had
a twelve percent lower coronary mortality rate
and those who systematically napped
had a thirty-seven percent reduction in death
from cardiovascular events.

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is to set a prisoner
free
and discover
that the prisoner
was YOU.”
– Lewis B. Smedes


Naps and stress

We’ve all been there,
after a few late nights it can be difficult
to deal with the stresses
and strains of the working day.
Little problems suddenly seem insurmountable
and it’s not just our minds that struggle
when we’re sleep deprived,
our bodies suffer too.

Let’s look at that graphically.
People who took a nap,
were able to outperform those who didn’t.

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When we’re under psychological pressure
the body releases chemicals designed to help us fight or flee.
When we’re tired even more of these stress hormones
flood through the body.
That was great when we were cavemen fighting sabre-toothed tigers,
but in the modern world when stress is sustained and psychological
the results are potentially deadly.
The hormones can ramp up blood pressure and blood sugar levels predisposing to diabetes, cardiovascular disease and obesity.

The good news is that research shows that naps can mitigate
the effects of too little sleep,
decrease the release of these stress chemicals
and help protect our bodies from
the negative effects of stress.

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We are all dancing away the time.

So if napping is so good,
why are many of us so embarrassed or ashamed of it?
I mean let’s face it, whether it’s called a siesta, an afternoon snooze
is ingrained into many cultures.
But in the US, the UK and many other western societies,
sleeping in the daytime can be seen as laziness,
a sign of getting old  or lacking drive.
With 650,000 Americans dying of heart disease every year,
maybe it’s time to change the way think
and the way we work.

How to have the perfect power nap

Keep it consistent.
Try to nap at the same time every day.
This helps your body adjust its normal circadian rhythms
and ensures you get maximum benefit.
make it a regular part of your daily routine.

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Our DNA has a higher purpose.

Sleep or stimulants?
Do you slug back a strong cup of coffee
to beat that post-lunch slump?
If you do, you may not be taking the best approach.
A study compared the effectiveness of caffeine,
day time naps and getting more night-time sleep
as ways of overcoming the afternoon dip
and the nap won hands down.

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Don’t worry, you don’t have to bin the Java.
Both napping aficionados and scientific researchers
at Loughborough University recommend
having a cup of coffee immediately before your nap.
When you wake twenty minutes later,
the caffeine will have kicked in
so that you get a double boost.

It’s all about the adenosine.
Adenosine is the chemical responsible for our feelings of tiredness,
it slows down nerve cell activity making us sluggish and slow.
Adenosine levels naturally decrease when we snooze
and caffeine blocks our body’s response to the chemical,
so together you have the ultimate power nap.
read more if you are awake.

Now,
if will excuse me
it’s time for my nap.

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The Curious Realization of Being / Whistle Hill Cafe Needs Our Help / Important Dates

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To see into the reality of who I am.

This place
is merely space
that is flowing –
like a river
of dreams.
And down by the
river bank we sit,
and we wonder
about the water.

Dreams are
fundamentally
unreal spaces,
place-less places,
flowing through
the canyons of our minds,
that,
until we wake,
reflect a deep
longing to be
and to see
into the reality
of who I am,
me.

We have
a curious realization
of being.
The space
in which we think
we live,
mirrors what is secret,
Sacred
,
a reflection of our real selves
in diverse shades
of dark and light,
momentary traces in time,
portraits drawn by imagination,
so parallel in their dimensions
they almost rhyme.

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Objects we perceive are not the ultimate reality.

Light
dances upon the waters
of our lives –
waters flowing so swiftly
we may never know
the direction for you and me
is toward
an Eternal Sea.

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    And we wonder about the water.

And what is,
or is not,
is beautifully reflected
in the temporarity
of each moment
meant to be,
or not to be,
as Love,
only Love,
shows us the deeper meaning
of being.

Plato postulated in
The Republic
that the objects we perceive
are not the ultimate reality,
but more like a shadow of reality.

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Our experience is as much a reflection.

And the philosopher Immanuel Kant
gave us insight into the realization
that all we ever know
are the structures generated in our mind.
“The thing-in-itself”,
remains forever unknowable.

The mind is barred
from a direct knowing
of the thing-in-itself.
And our experience is as much a
reflection
of the nature of our mind
as it is of the physical world.

Kant reached the conclusion
that time and space
are not inherent qualities of our physical world;
they are reflections in the mind,
a perceptual framework within which
our experience of the world is constructed.
But this does not mean
that WE can never understand it.

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Enlightening avenues of thought.

We do not passively
experience the world;

we are the creators
of the world we experience.
And why
would we not be?
Are we not
Children of God?

Throughout the literature
of mankind are examples of Spiritual people
who have proclaimed that the whole world
is within them.
And current research provides
new and insightful perspectives
leading to this conclusion.

My Dear Friends,
Religion and science are rapidly merging,
as new philosophical insights,
garnered from scientific research,
are providing more enlightening
avenues of thought.

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A reflection in diverse shades of dark and light.

What is found in the precious
Word of God
is becoming more and more
validated and valued.

We know so very, very little
about ourselves
and the world around us.

“We don’t know
a millionth

of one percent
about anything.”
– Thomas A. Edison

But,
in this same moment in time,
we can discover
Ultimate Truths,
Lovingly placed
between the Covers
of a Beautiful Book,
The Holy Bible.
And these comforting
and enlightening words
are patiently waiting for
you.

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              Lovingly placed

My Precious Friends,
sometimes what we say
has little worth,
for words,
impregnated by Truth,
are not always
able to give birth.
And so it goes,
the distance we travel
is not always
equal
to the number of steps
we take.

But Love
is the essence
of Truth.

“The spiritual journey
is the relinquishment, or unlearning,

of fear
and the acceptance of Love
back into our hearts.
Love is the essential existential fact.
It is our ultimate reality
and our purpose on earth.
To be consciously aware of it,
to experience Love in us and others,
is the meaning of life.
– Marianne Williamson

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  We can also be Loving.

To the degree
we are violent
toward one another,
we can also be
Loving.
And we are
a truly violent
species.
The second greatest destroyer
of Precious Human Lives
are other Human beings.

And God spake
all these words, saying,
“Thou shalt not kill.”
Exodus 20:13

But,
we can become
the most Loving Creation
of all.

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         Toward an Eternal Sea.

The gossamer thread
of Life
is spent and spun
and very, very fine:
Life hanging
by a thread.
The tempest tossed
homeless,
buffeted about by adversity,
lead me to this
belief.

And why
we of such prosperity,
do not grasp
the fragile thread
of Life
to pull those in such need
aboard this Ship of State,
is beyond my poor ability
to add or detract.

The hand you extend
to others is,
in the Ultimate Reality,
the Hand of God,
as He moves
through us,
through our Sacred Hearts.
Together
we can give a new birth
of freedom
to a Life in need.
Hope in a heartbeat,
Love
beyond all measure,
an ultimate realization of
our being.

We are all
in the water.
All of us!

Goodnight.

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So parallel in their dimensions they almost rhyme.

“I am tired, I am weak, I am worn
Through the storm, through the night
Lead me on to the light
Take my hand precious Lord,
lead me home.”
– Thomas E. Dorsey

To believe in yourself
is to believe
in That
which gave you
being.
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The Whistle Hill Cafe
Needs our Support.

The very Loving and dedicated family,
that has provided such a beautiful
and healthy service to our citizens
for very many years,
needs our help.

These wonderful people
need a new home
for their restaurant.
If you know of a building
located in Weatherford
or on the west side of Fort Worth,
that can be leased or purchased
and is reasonably priced
please let me know.

As with the beautiful family of
Atex Trash Service,
(817-344-8464)
this family owned
and family operated business
is part of what has made America
truly Great.
Please let me hear from you.
.

“As we Love others,
we Love ourselves.”

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Together we can give a new birth of freedom.

Brace yourselves.
And prepare your children.
The future is coming
faster than the speed of light.

Next Week we will explore:

Quantum Mechanics.
NASA scientists have recently confirmed that matter can indeed be in two places at once. In fact, through quantum entanglement, particles millions of light-years apart can be connected without physical contact. Space-time can now be manipulated; teleportation is becoming a reality; gravity-resistant material is now heralded for air transport, and virtual science has led to a greater understanding of hyper-dimensional existence.

And you thought,
all they really need to know
is how to read and write!

Important Dates
Sept. 6  First Day of Fall Semester
Oct. 10    Columbus Day Holiday
Nov. 19-25     Fall Break Holiday
Dec. 20 – Jan. 4  Christmas Holiday
Jan. 5    First Day of Spring Semester
February 20  Presidents Day Holiday
March 13-17   Spring Break Holiday
April 14 & 17   Good Friday & Easter Monday Holidays
May 22 – 26     Adventure Trip (All Aboard!)
May 26             Last Day of Spring Semester