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A Time To Reap

A Time To Reap

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Published by Denise Gibel Molini
This is how we came to where we are now. It is our last chance to change.
This is how we came to where we are now. It is our last chance to change.

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Published by: Denise Gibel Molini on Jun 01, 2010
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A Time To ReapEcclesiastes 3To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under heaven.A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to reap that which is planted.A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up;A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to to mourn, and a time to dance.A time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace and a time to refrain from embracing.A time to get and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away;A time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence and a time to speak;A time to love, and a time to hate; a time of war, and a time of peace.I have always had a difficult time with Ecclesiastes. Verses like this, 3:16 "And still under the sun in the judgment place I saw wickedness, and in the seatof justice, iniquity". It seemed to me that the Teacher was saying that there is no justice. Then I realized that this is not what that means. in the following verse, 3:17 "And I said to myself, both the just and the wicked God will judge, since there is a time for every affair and on every work a judgment." I realized that the key is time. There is a time to everything. In the next verse the Teacher goes on to say, 3:18 "I said to myself: As for the children of men, itis God's way of testing them and of showing that they are in themselves like beasts." During the time of planting, we may plant anything we choose. We may plant love, or hate. We may plant generosity or selfishness. We may plant the seeds of giving or the seeds of taking, and here, under the Sun, it will seem unfair that criminals get away with the things that they do, and poor people, even honest people can be judged wrongly and punished unjustly. There is no justice,under the Sun, during the time of planting. Justice, however, comes to all, when it is time to reap what we have planted. I have seen people who give so little of what they have, and still get more and more. Of these people I have heardothers say that they must have done something good in their past life for God togive them so much, in the way of material success, and power. I have never seeit this way. Wealth, power, fame, these are all tests, these are seeds given to those who are to be tested in their ability to to fight the temptations of theworld. What will they plant with the wealth and power to plant anything? Well, today, and for the rest of our lives, and into the lives of our children, we will be reaping what has been sown, and karma will be instant.We have all heard about 2012 and the Mayan end times. Most of us realize that itis not the end of the world, but the end of life as we know it. So, what happens at the end? Before we can move on to something new, we have to tie up any loose ends. One circle has to close before another can be begun. We are completing acycle. How many times have we all said, â
What goes around comes around?â
This is where we are.On a grand scale, we are seeing this in the oil that is flowing into the ocean.Many of the prophesies tell us that this is a time of choice. Prophecy Rock tells us that this is the time where the road forks, The lower fork is followed by the one hearted people (those who think with their hearts, leads to survival andeventually paradise, the upper path represents the path followed by the two hearted people, those who do not use their hearts â
who are connected only with the material world, leads to self destruction. The path to paradise is a spiritual path, it is a path of love, of compassion, of remembering that we have been given custodianship of the earth and all of the species living on this planet. The other path, the one we have been on, is the path of forgetting, forgetting that allrights include responsibilities, that we cannot take without giving back. The laws of karma are the laws of balance, of cause and effect. We do get what we give
. Sometimes we get it later, and sometimes we get it sooner. We are in Iraq andin Afghanistan because of decisions made by George Bush Sr. upon first enteringIraq.We relied on luck, cut corners, got away with it, profited by it and believed that we were entitled. We believed, some of us, that we were more entitled than anyone else. And we believed, that what we were doing, somehow, was backed by God.The other day I was thinking about luck, about how luck seems to be gone. ThenI heard these words in my head, 'Luck is the rope that the Universe gives us tohang ourselves'. Yes, we managed to corrupt everything and get away with it. Well, we were not lucky, and we were not entitled. You could say that we were in the right place at the right time. We have been living during an age that we mightcall the season of planting. To everything there is a season, a time for everypurpose under Heaven. It is not lucky when you get to go through a green light.This has been the time of the green light.Now is the beginning of the season of reaping. It is the harvest, time to separate the chaff from the wheat. It is the fork in the road. I believe that there are many on earth today with one heart. I believe that there are many on earth today who will somehow, wake up to the truth and move into the world of oneness, compassion, love and responsibility. Those who awaken will feel the connection, the personal connection with the earth and with all that live on her. They are theseeds of the new planting. During the time of planting, Spirit gives us all ofthe rope that we ask for, to use as we choose, with total freedom. We can use itselfishly and amass a personal fortune while others starve, die from our greedas acceptable losses or collateral damage. Or we can choose to change, give backwhat we do not need, and find in our hearts what we really do need. But I believe that this last disaster, on the ocean floor, exemplifies all that is wrong with us. It is the result of our obsessive need to consume, our heartless disregard for life. It shows our irresponsibility, and our psychotic belief that we havethe right to do anything that we have the power to do, and that freedom of will, somehow implies freedom from consequences.We can trust the signs, or just be willing to err on the side of conscience, orignore the signs, ignore the warnings, leave our hearts in cold storage and paythe price?. I have a feeling that we cannot survive the extinction of the dolphin. They are our last connections to the soul of the earth. We are paying now forall that we have done. Let us ponder the phrase, â
the meek shall inherit the eart
Son of man, you dwell in the midst of a rebellious house, which has eyes to see but does not see, and ears to hear but does not hear; for they are a rebellious house." Ezekiel 12:2Message to the United Nations (Another Attempt)Delivered and Submitted by Martin Gashweseoma, Caretaker of the Sovereign Hopi Nation to the General Assembly November 22, 1993For The Great Spirit, Massau'u:We come here from the Sovereign Hopi Nation to attend the Cry of the Earth Conference at the United Nations. We are proud that you have opened the door for us.My name is Martin Gashweseoma. As Hopi, we have come here to present our messagewhich is about how we first came here from the previous world.The Hopi way is to lead a good life. We still have the sacred stone tablets given to us by the Spider Woman. This is our title and deed to this world, and it was given to us with the life plan to follow, and with strong instructions and serious warnings. It was a good life. When the rains came and brought a lot of moisture, then our crops would yield enough for all living beings, including the ant
s, animals, birds, plants and human kind.Before leaving the previous world, we came up here to ask permission from the Great Spirit, Massau'u, if we could live here with him because the world down below had become corrupted. He told the people, 'It is up to you if you are willingto live with full respect for my way of life.' They said, 'Yes we are willing tolive your way.' So with his consent we came here, into this new world. This world is where the Great Spirit, Massau'u, first appeared to all first peoples andgave them their instructions and rules to follow. Then the Spider Woman laid before them ears of corn of different colors from which to take their sustenance and livelihood. The greediest people hurried to pick out the longest ears. But theHopi, being the most humble, waited until last and chose the shortest ears of corn. Spider Woman then gave each group of people their own language and name andtold them to migrate to every corner of this continent leaving their footprints, clan markings, and ruins to claim this land.Before the migrating peoples arrived at the place where the Great Spirit, Massau'u, lives, he used to take walks nearby his home. Coming back home, bringing back violet flowers, he dropped them along the way. After discovering he had dropped the violet flowers, he went back to look for them, but the flowers had alreadybeen found by the Horny Toad Woman. The Great Spirit, Massau'u, asked if she would give it back but the Horny Toad Woman refused. Instead, she told him that intime there would be a crisis in this world, with which he would need help. At that time she would be there with her steel helmet to help. Meaning that somedayif the Hopi got into trouble, a group of people with the steel helmet would helpthem.The Great Spirit, Massau'u, let the first group who had found him live there andsettle down. Each subsequent group of people who came to settle in Oraibi aftertheir migrations were allowed to stay based on judgment of their character andhow they had traveled when they were searching for the Great Spirit. Those who were boastful and arrogant were sent away to the east. Those of humble and sincere hearts were allowed to stay and keep the ceremonials in the proper manner to ensure rain for the crops and all living things. After this was settled, all thethings that were to come were told to the first people in Oraibi by the first people that came from the underworld.The people were told of another race of people who would come to this land and claim it as their own land. We were told not to accept anything these people would offer to us, but it will tempt us and be hard to resist. They would be intelligent and the inventors of many things. Now we realize that these people are thelight-skinned people, the Bahanas. We were told of something that would come that would be pulled by animals, meaning wagons or carts. And ones that would run very fast, meaning automobiles. We were told of the land being cut up by long roads and fences, and of highways that would be built in the sky. And that women would adopt male clothing. And that the secret of women, with clothing, covered, would no longer be secret, but be revealed and exposed.When this happens, all the world leaders people will be corrupted and will not know whom to look to for direction to correct this corruption. It will mean thatwe are all nearing the end. Then the wars will come about like powerful winds, and will spread from country to country and bring Purification or Destruction tothis world. The more we turn away from the instructions of the Great Spirit, themore signs we see in the form of earthquakes, floods, drought, fires, tornadoes, as Nature makes ready her revenge. All of this will happen at one time along with the wars and corruption. We see this now as young children become angry, killing each other and their parents. They show no respect. We are all corrupt. Ifthis Purification does not materialize, then the world will turn over 4 times and will leave only ants here to start a new life. Before people came to this world they were sick, just as today, we are sick from all this corruption. Now we ar

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