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Old 10-27-2017, 11:07 AM   #1
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SRF Devotee Newsletter alert

In case you you haven't checked it out yet, the latest Newsletter #751 of Oct. 25th is chock full of inspiring, topical material including about current world conditions and our role in it.

I had to bookmark it; there was just too much info. to read and absorb in one sitting.
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Old 10-27-2017, 03:47 PM   #2
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paulo is that the newsletter srf sends out or different?
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Old 10-27-2017, 05:56 PM   #3
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paulo is that the newsletter srf sends out or different?
Actually it's an independent but s.r.f. based newsletter put out by Allen Schmidt, Mike:

from: Allen
to: schmidtz@chorus.net

It's kind of a potpourri of srf devotee info. but sometimes there's some good inspirational stuff too, like this current edition.
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Old 10-27-2017, 06:56 PM   #4
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i'll check it out, thnx
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Old 10-27-2017, 07:04 PM   #5
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How do I get on it's distribution list?
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Old 10-27-2017, 10:20 PM   #6
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I think you just email to the above address and request to receive the newsletter.
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Old 10-27-2017, 11:31 PM   #7
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well, these are the two parts of the newsletter that I was especially referencing:

Sil writes again:
Subject: Fwd: Manifest Energy The Power of Thought
From: Nancy Sanford
Date: Tue, 10 Oct 2017 18:27:30 -0700

from Sil Manifest Energy The Power of Thought

As we are all co-creators in a universe without limit, it is very important that we understand the power that our thoughts have on the material plane. In fact, what we refer to as the "material plane" is none other than the solidification of thought into experience, for action always begins at the level of thought.

At a time when so many are given over to fear mongering, it is important that we work to counter such negativity by spreading thoughts of light and loving vibration into the world. Changing our thought patterns in addition to engaging in a period of daily meditation, even if brief in duration, goes a long way in spreading light and love to the surrounding atmosphere as the stilling of the mind (ego, thoughts, etc.) allows inner Light to emanate from us and heal the world around us. Many are awakening to the truth that what is happening in the "outer" world at a given time is a direct reflection of the collective consciousness of humanity. Therefore, it behooves us to carefully consider what the changing events in the world around us say about our inner state of being. Put another way, the manifestation of discord or harmony in the world around us reflects what is going on within us.

Paramahansa Yogananda spoke on this very subject:

"The vibrations of evil that mankind leaves in the ether upset the normal harmonious balance of the earth. When the earth becomes very heavy with disease and evil, these etheric disturbances cause the world to give way to earthquakes, floods, and other natural disasters."

Aristotle expressed a similar sentiment when he said, "All earthquakes and disasters are warnings; there's too much corruption in the world."

When there is a dramatic increase in the magnitude and frequency of earthquakes and other natural disasters, it is a wake up call, a kind of alarm bell, alerting us that we must change our thoughts and actions if our planet is to continue to be capable of sustaining life. Consider if you will how the human body reacts to the presence of a virus it raises its temperature (generates fever) and increases the ranks of its armies in the form of white blood cells in order to kill what threatens it. In the same way, when our way of life presents a threat to Mother Earth, it is natural that she will defend Herself. Mankind will not win such a battle; rather we must learn to live in harmony with the Earth or we shall forfeit our right to exist here. While it is true that the earth does go through normal cycles of readjustment that are natural to its own evolution, it is vital that we understand the considerable role our thoughts and actions play in the creation of geophysical upheavals.

Many at present are preoccupied with prophecies and predictions, but we must be aware that it is our thoughts and actions in the present that determine our future. Time is illusory, and we are responsible for our own spiritual evolution. Do not wait for the proverbial "mothership," for it will not come. Human life is always tenuous and fragile, and this is why it is so important for us to recognize this precious opportunity we have been given for our soul development through this human incarnation. While it is true that increasing frequencies are elevating the collective consciousness of those on the earth at this time as we transition into another age (or yuga), if we do not work for our own development we will not truly benefit. A student can be placed in the most prestigious institution of learning but if he does not study and do the work, he will not succeed. It is only when we engage in self-effort that we earn the grace of God and Gurus.

Lastly, all have a choice regarding how we perceive and react during this time of change. Many people and media outlets are focusing only on negativity and fear. We have a choice whether or not we participate and contribute to this low vibration. Spiritual evolution and fear do not go together, as fear keeps us in a low, body-centered state of consciousness. Love, however, elevates us to a higher state and exerts a benign influence on our own physical and spiritual health as well as that of those around us.

May God and Gurus help us to be more selfless, more loving, and more joyful, in the creation of a healthier more harmonious planet.

(the second part is too long for one reply; so I'll put it on a second.












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Old 10-27-2017, 11:32 PM   #8
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Nancy Sanford writes again:
Subject: WAR
Date: Tue, 10 Oct 2017 16:21:22 -0700

From Elizabeth

Masters Words Below in quotations:

(The Good Karmic fabric of the USA is set in the ether, and protects her)

"The sudden and drastic action of any faction in America or in world politics should not cause the American people too great alarm, nor instigate in them undue fear for the safety of their country and their hard-won freedom."
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(General Karmic Cosmic Justice at work)

"All events in the lives of nations, as of individuals, are governed by the inexorable law of cause and effect, called the law of karma or cosmic justice by the sages of ancient India."
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(Definition of Nationalistic Karma)

" the collective karma of individual nations contains greater good or greater evil according to past actions."
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(America has no Aggressive Designs on other nations, but only to help)

"In many public lectures during 1941-1945, I declared that America, having no aggressive designs on any nation,
would come out victorious in World War II, even though she had been unprepared against Hitlers vast and powerful army."
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(America has great good karma which sufficed to liberate other countries)

"The present article is written to reiterate that truth, that America possesses an ample storehouse of good karma, the effects of her past good actions, which sufficed to liberate England, Russia, Europe, and India from Hitlers blitzkrieg, V-2 rocket bombs, and powerful airplanes."
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(America and Indias great good karma combined, to defeat Hitler)

"It is the stored-up good karma of spiritually inclined America and India (large numbers of Indian soldiers fought in the front lines during the last world war, with the Allies) that invisibly helped to defeat Hitler."
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(President Roosevelt was Aware enough to prepare Russia militarily against Hitler,
intuitively sensing the Tides of Karma were turning.)

"The invisible forces of good karma belonging to the Allies so befogged the mind of Hitler that he chose, to his later chagrin, to jump on Russia, whom Roosevelt armed to the teeth, rather than to conquer prostrate England, weighed down by the appalling losses at Dunkirk."

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(America liberated Russia, England, Europe, and India and will defeat future enemies of mankind)

"America, as the liberator of Russia, England, Europe, and India, has stored up enough good karma to defeat any aggressor , no matter how powerful, by making the enemy commit blunders in politics and strategy, should there be a third world war."
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(How the World Bashes the USA)

"For freely helping all nations, America has been accused of dollar imperialism."
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(Ingratitude and Treachery towards the USA is Bad Karma for the accusers)

"Such ingratitude is bad karma for her accusers, especially for those countries who have accepted her financial help."

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(Americas Generosity and Help to Mankind Greatly Helps itself and the World)

"The generosity of America is storing up for her much good karma,according to the law that determines world conditions."
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(America and India are destined to Guide the world to a better place)

"The good karma of Americas actions and of Indias saints, if combined, will defeat all aggressors. "
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(Countries that don't Believe in War for Gain)

"America, India, and a few nations like them, such as Sweden, Finland, and Switzerland, do not believe in aggressive wars for gain."
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(How Master suggests the USA should handle Ungrateful Nations)

"To stop envious criticism, America has only to cease giving "the so-called imperialistic dollar" to the ungrateful nations that bite her hand as it feeds them."
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(Who will be the Victor in a WW3)

"So, dear Americans, rest assured that, even if a third world war comes, the United States of America shall be the victor, because she possesses the greatest good karma. This good karmic bomb will destroy all aggressors even though they use against her the material atomic bombs."
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(The Heart of the USA is filled with Goodness Which underlies all Self Defense)

"It is this goodness in the heart of America, not the possession of atomic bombs, that shall give sure victory to this land if any aggressor starts a third world war."
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(The USA has Tremendous Good Karma Protecting it, despite what some say. Also
America is Favorable in the Eye of God for its Nationalistic Generosity to the World)

"It is this plentiful good karma of Americans that is a divine fortress guarding them against any dire calamity. Dear Americans, you are protected not only by good karma but by the castle of the divine grace of Him who is the Originator of the law of karma. It will not be subterranean cities that will protect America, but a continuation and increase of her present good and generous actions. If God be with her, who can stand against her? "
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Old 10-28-2017, 02:43 PM   #9
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Good to know that America will be victorious. These days the rest of the world is well aware of it.
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Great that someone finally assembled the quotes of Master, in post#8 which show the goodness of America and the American people, despite it's past sins which the Progressive Left hammers, non-stop everyday in some media outlets.
Unfortunately, there are so many in SRF who buy into the liberal lefts propaganda octopus that America is drenched and rooted in oppression, racism etc, and that the only way to make things better is to "fundamentally deconstruct and transform" the system put in place by the founders. Even the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution are under attack, as America is portrayed as the primary problem in the world. Much of this has to do with cultural Marxism, and its long march through academic institutions, and consequently throughout the culture, thanks to the efforts of German cultural Marxist, Herbert Marcuse, applying "critical theory", which was created in Germany, to American society, thus opening the door to the never ending philosophical trashing of American society by leftist intellectuals and politicians.

Masters view of America, through his God inspired insight, reveals a different America, from a deeper spiritual perspective.
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America is an idea, my friend

And it was a good idea.

Can it be salvaged? Let's hope so. Because there is no way on earth that the present 'America' is what its Founding Fathers had in mind. Only India has survived the Yuga cycle. All other civilizations have perished. And it's not hard to see why.

I would gladly have marched to my death under the command of General George Patton, but I would not have approved of a single American war since then. Perpetual warfare is never a good thing. It means that the government is under the control of the military/industrial complex.
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America is an idea, my friend

And it was a good idea.

Can it be salvaged? Let's hope so. Because there is no way on earth that the present 'America' is what its Founding Fathers had in mind. Only India has survived the Yuga cycle. All other civilizations have perished. And it's not hard to see why.

I would gladly have marched to my death under the command of General George Patton, but I would not have approved of a single American war since then. Perpetual warfare is never a good thing. It means that the government is under the control of the military/industrial complex.
Yours is a common outlook on America currently, that its wars are based on nefarious, greedy and colonialist intentions, and that the military-industrial complex is behind wars. the U.S. gets involved in. Maybe you should again read what the Guru said above in post#8 about the intentions and nature of this country. Hitler was an easy devil to see in WW2 and the Cultural Marxists like to point to him a lot, yet they say nothing about Stalin and idolize Che Guevara and Castro, (among others), while they disguise and hide their calculated activism and diabolical motives. The current cancer of far left Cultural Marxism eating away at the fabric of the U.S. under the guise of compassion and moral purity, is not so easy to see, just like termites are not easy to see until your house starts to fall apart from the rot and destruction. By then its too late to save your house.

Once when I was talking to Bro. Bhavananda about this very thing, and the various wrongs and injustices with this country, he smiled at my cynical view of the U.S., "despite its sins" and said, "America has a good heart" and, "If a chef prepares a wonderful meal, why not appreciate it instead of looking in the trash".
Constantly comparing the U.S.. to a utopian ideal, and rejecting it because it does not meet that ideal, is a sure road to cynicism. Nothing is perfect, including the U.S. which certainly has its faults, but you have to weigh the pros against the cons, or compare the U.S. to what other countries have to offer their citizens, many of whom would do anything to be a citizen of this country. On the other hand, if you have your mind made up that the U.S. is institutionally racist as many do currently, or just fundamentally rotten to the core in general, as many would like you to believe, the only remedy for it becoming a more moral and just society, being the implementation of cultural Marxist politically correct principles and morality, then there is nothing anyone can say to change your mind.
Patton would have been removed from command and probably charged with some vague obscure crime under some of the Leftist politicians currently in office. He was way too politically incorrect; a regular xenophobe at best.

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Yours is a common outlook on America currently, that its wars are based on nefarious, greedy and colonialist intentions, and that the military-industrial complex is behind wars. the U.S. gets involved in. Maybe you should again read what the Guru said above in post#8 about the intentions and nature of this country.

Patton would have been removed from command and probably charged with some vague obscure crime under some of the Leftist politicians currently in office. He was way too politically incorrect; a regular xenophobe at best.
Nobody questions the good role of America in WWII, which is the time around which Master spoke those words. It would seem that the great good karma he refers to is mostly related to that war, because how much good karma could a relatively new nation (of not even 200 years at the time) truly have, compared to, say, India?

This is an authentic quote by Abraham Lincoln:

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I see in the near future a crisis approaching that unnerves me and causes me to tremble for the safety of my country. . . . corporations have been enthroned and an era of corruption in high places will follow, and the money power of the country will endeavor to prolong its reign by working upon the prejudices of the people until all wealth is aggregated in a few hands and the Republic is destroyed.
U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, Nov. 21, 1864
Although this prophetic vision seems to contradict Master's words about America, there is no inherent contradiction, as long as the present situation that Lincoln foresaw doesn't prevail.
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