Saturday, August 30, 2014

Sleep Paralysis And Vivid Dreams Or Demonic Visitation? Part 2

Hello everyone. I pray you had a fantastic weekend and everyone you love is healthy. I'm writing more on this subject since the one I wrote last year just isn't enough to cover what I wanted. The amount of emails I get on the subject are in sane. This is really a topic people are researching and wanting more information about. This is just of course my humble opinion based on experience and research. I am a Biblical Demonologist and I believe Jesus Christ is the son of God so my opinions are all based on scripture as well. This topic can get pretty dicey so you are forewarned right now. Discussion of sexual content in graphic nature so please be advised ahead of time. I can't help it. I wish I could keep this more clean but I can't ladies and gentlemen. I suggest you do your own research on this. There are different types of demonology that is studied so you're going to run into different types of opinions on this. Be sure to respect everyone's views and encounters.

I found the following three posts among many others made by people who really feel they were sexually attacked during sleep paralysis by a sinister entity. They are sharing experiences and discussing possible answers. I found these at abovetopsecret.com...

"I think the most frightening one I've had was when I was dreaming I was standing outside of a barn. A male voice inside beckoned me to enter. I did so reluctantly. Inside was complete darkness. I awoke in my room paralyzed, and heard the same voice say rather menacingly "You should not have done that." and then proceeded to laugh until I managed to wriggle myself free and shoot up in bed."

"I have woken up with bruises after having very vivid sleep paralysis and hallucinations."

" I suffer from this all the time with the exception of one or two nights a week. I am convinced its demonic, not scientific. This is an example of these things existing, there is no scientific explanation. When will people realise that WE DO HAVE A SOUL. and that spirit beings can affect us at our most vunerable, when we are asleep is easy for them. They like to play with us, cause us distress, and ultimatly are after your Soul. Our soul is fighting with them. I know some people might disagree and probably think im mad. But my response is take a look at what the bible says about this."

I found the following comment on a general yahoo question:

"for me the pressure seems to become light when i say things like "Give me power god" If these things are only our imagination then i dont understand why do the pressure become much lighter when i use "God" in my imagination. There are times when I am not scared and want to go against it, however it seems useless unless i mention the word "God" in someway. which again makes me believe that this is not just things people call imagination/hullciantion etc..."

For those who do not know, sleep paralysis is when the brain awakens from Rem sleep but the body remains “asleep” (in paralysis). Sort of the reverse of sleep walking, which is when the body is ‘awake’ but the brain is asleep. You are are fully conscious but unable to move. This can last a few seconds or a few minutes. However, eye movements are still possible. Individuals experiencing this often feel extreme panic as they try to reestablish the connection between mind and it's connection. It can be very frightening. It seems so very real. It is a terrifying feeling being unable to move or speak. You can't even cry for help audibly. You are totally helpless it seems.

Incubus and Succubus are demons known for sexual pleasure and summoned for sexual pleasure and companionship. They are also known to be heavily focused on in Sleep Paralysis situations. They are found in different Mythology literature. My first blog on this last year goes into a tad more detail on mythology. A brief description...

Incubus:  An evil spirit that lies on persons in their sleep; especially one that has sexual intercourse with women while they are sleeping.

Succubus:  A demon assuming female form to have sexual intercourse with men in their sleep.

For me personally the false "wake ups" were terrifying! I was getting to a point where I could not establish whether I was really awake or was I really dreaming? My safety was at risk and I feel it still is at times. I was having a lot of sleep paralysis when my father was dying. I came home to help my mother and waking up daily fearing " was this the day I would find my father dead?" I believe the high stress levels I was dealing with going through that and all the sad emotions and then the depression and the anger and bitterness I had at that time in my life towards God was a recipe for being extremely vulnerable to demonic attacks. I do believe however, there is actual legitimate "Sleep Paralysis" and it can be organically explained. This is not always the case.

Many people experience "dark shadows, shadow people" during this as well. That is a completely other subject right there that I will discuss and go into further details another blog. This subject is extremely difficult to write about and try to keep it to where it's understandable for most people. I'm trying not to branch out on other different parts of this just yet because I feel that can cause more confusion when your first researching the subject. Some people are researching this out of curiosity and there's some people who are really going through this as we speak so I'm trying to keep it as simple as possible. This is not something that's easy for me to write about. I am certainly not a professional writer or blogger for that matter. It is also hard for me because I hate to dig up the memories and at the same time I wonder if discussing this is going to trigger my dreams! Lol. I am a little paranoid, that's how ground shaking and terrifying my experiences were. For me I'm convinced it was demonic attack.

I have seen and heard many people who were and WERE NOT believers in Christ post that they called for Jesus Christ and things would get better or that entity would go away. They wake up feeling safe. This makes me extremely happy to see how many people are realizing they can call for help and how much power is in the name Jesus Christ. Those things flee pretty quickly don't they? They cannot tolerate the name of Jesus and his Holy name. This is great news and when you can move past the fear you can control your dreams and call directly for Christ or his Angels. I have said this before many times that demons are terrified of God's Holy Angels.


 Written By Jennifer Lori Auld

Friday, August 29, 2014

Want Proof? Proof Given!

Evangelist Lynn McKenzie is on our staff, and she writes a daily blog of insights of her life and things going on around her. Not only is she a blogger, but an author of the book LOVE NEVER FAILS YOU ... (http://www.amazon.com/Lynn-McKenzie/e/B00MD2JZ3G/ref=ntt_dp_epwbk_0).

You can follow her daily blog at this link: http://www.lifewithlynnie.com


Many Ministers in our world take the calling by Jesus himself of “The Great Commission” seriously. Yes, we all should too. Many of us have life insurance policies set up for our loved ones to have monies after our death. Let me ask you, how much do you have invested in your life insurance policy? $50K, $500, $ million? All this money you spend on monthly payments to provide security for your loved ones is a great idea, but what is in it for you? Think about as you read the following blog of time, commitment, and what life insurance policy do you have for yourself? The answer to this will be revealed in one person’s life as you read on.

A few months ago, a fellow I knew named Mike, had wanted to see what it was like to worship at a Baptist church.  So, he came to our worship service, one Sunday. Afterwards, we had a pot-luck luncheon, and Mike joined us. During that time of fellowship and good food, many people came to speak with Mike.  Like my pastor, some friends, and our Bible study teacher, W.

W and Mike had quite a conversation.  W was previously a Muslim and converted many years ago. Mike was raised Catholic.  However, he had an experience with someone within the Catholic Church that turned him right off.  So, he decided that God didn't exist and decided to become an atheist.

Part of me wondered why Mike would want to see what it was like to worship at a Baptist church.  Of course, he had never before been with a Baptist church family. However, I wondered if possibly God was leading him back to Christianity.

Just so you know, Mike and I did not have a relationship of any kind, other than just being friends.  In the spring, he got angry with me for talking about God, and our differences in thinking made him not speak with me for a while. You may recall reading that I had a van problem a while back.  And, a fellow showed up to drive my daughter B and I to her vehicle.  That was Mike. After that, I heard from him off and on.  He was looking for information about being on dialysis.  His doctor told him he needed to have dialysis three (3) times a week.  Even so, it didn't begin.

About a week and a half ago, he called me and let me know he wanted me to list his house for sale.  I thanked him, but had to explain that although I absolutely am a licensed realtor and must pay all the fees associated with my licensing, I felt I was but not well enough to return to working. So, I mentioned that I had a friend who works for the same broker as I do.  L is someone I've known since I was first licensed in 1988. He agreed to meet with her, last Tuesday.  However, he wanted me there, also. Mike explained that since he's carrying around so much extra fluid in his body, that he was having trouble walking, and was continually out of breath.  He let me know his front door would be unlocked, and if he didn't answer the bell or knocking, it would probably be because he was having trouble on the staircase.

 I asked him repeatedly, if he let me take him to the hospital.  Even when we met with L, when she listed his house for sale. His answer was always... NO!  He wanted to wait until after he saw his heart specialist, which he was scheduled for the previous Friday. Ultimately Thursday evening, he called me.  During our conversation, he asked me if I would drive him to his heart specialist's appointment, the next morning.  I agreed to do this for him.

Friday morning, I called him just before I left home, and left a message letting him know I was on my way to pick him up.  Upon arrival, there was no answer. So, I took his mail out of his mailbox, and opened the door to enter his home.  After placing his mail on his kitchen table, I called out his name, over and over gain.  There was no reply. I exited the house, and called L, asking her to come over immediately.  She lives close by, but I could hear the water running, as she was in the shower.  Even so, she let me know she'd be there as soon as she could. Meanwhile, I saw a neighbor outside and asked him if he would go into the house with me to check on Mike.  I explained that although I was improving, I was still having trouble climbing multiple stairs and was weak after having that major surgery.  He agreed.

At the bottom of the staircase, we both called out Mike's name.  There was no answer. The fellow went up the stairs; I climbed only a few stairs.  From upstairs, he looked at me and said that Mike wasn't in any bedroom. But then, he saw Mike laying on the floor in the bathroom.  He couldn't tell if Mike was breathing, or not. I called 911. Fire and Rescue arrived before the Ambulance, and then the Police arrived. Questioning of both this fellow and I, happened repeatedly.  Then, each of us had to give a report that was taken in a police vehicle. Afterwards, the officer who took the report went into the house.  He came out and told us that Mike could not be resuscitated.  He was dead.

This was stressful and upsetting to me.  Not because we had some sort of relationship, because we did not!  We were just friends. My first thought was that Satan had truly had his way, with Mike.  Sigh... I wished that Mike had been in a relationship with Jesus Christ.  And, I silently wished that Satan had stayed out of Mike's life. Almost like what we read in Matthew 4:10, "Then saith Jesus unto him, get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve."

I commented that knowing Mike had died, was upsetting to me, because of his relationship with God.  On the other hand, maybe I should say... lack, thereof. We discussed the situation, and I explained what Mike had told me, about his walking away from God, in the past. The officer remarked that Mike had been found lying on the floor, face down.  He commented that if Mike had laid there still alive, he would have had time to call out to God. That's when I said I had written about that issue recently on LwL (re: Robin Williams), and stated God told us in His Word, the Bible that whosoever calls upon the name of the Lord, shall be saved (Romans 10:13). The police officer speaking with us, was obviously Christian.  For this, I praised God. We agreed, that Mike may be in Hell.

Alternatively, he may be in Heaven... if he had cried out to our Lord, after he collapsed/fell. No one here on earth, knows.  Only God knows where Mike is, now.

Friend, I thank you for reading LwL.  And, I pray that you have a relationship with Our LORD, Jesus Christ. For instance, if you do, you are saved from spending eternity in Hell.  And, I will be able to one day meet you, in Heaven.
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Thursday, August 28, 2014

WANTED AND NEEDED....COMMON SENSE THINKING

By Reverend Mark Hunnemann

Last week we talked about the importance of critical thinking/logic, which is simply common sense stated differently. 

Arguments consist of two parts--premise/s (which are reasons given), and the conclusion itself. Premises/reasons are given to make the conclusion plausible. The art of critical thinking is to analyze carefully the premises we deem persuasive for the conclusion we hold..often fiercely.

Hey, we all make mistakes in reasoning, but surely we would desire to minimize their occurrence. However, what I like about logic is that it reveals when we are so wed to some position, that we close our ears and eyes to any evidence that may challenge our beloved belief. Surely that is a good thing!

With minimal comment, I want to list the top-few most frequent errors in logic (common sense) that WE commit re:a whole host of subjects, with special emphasis on biblical  interpretation and the paranormal. Soon, I will list fundamental rules of hermeneutics, which closely align with logic, and show even more clearly how to understand what the bible says re:the afterlife.

What I list, someone else may add thus and so. Thus is the nature of inductive logic.....

1. Though not a fallacy, when we are arguing our case, we must clarify our terms...define them carefully.

2. Ad Hominem Argument--Disputing a position or argument by attacking or criticizing its source.Talk radio hosts commit this frequently.

3. Straw Man--disputing a position by exaggerating it, misrepresenting it, or otherwise distorting it. Putting the worst possible spin on an opponents's ideas. For example, when my view is called "fundamentalist". that implies stupidity and lack of intelligence.

4. Hasty conclusion--also known as over-generalizing. A powerful anecdotal experience has misled many otherwise solid Christians.I have yet to meet anyone (exorcists, etc.) who has had an experience similar to what I had (I have to leave details ambiguous). The point being is that nobody has had a more powerful display of supernatural power, and the source IS DEMONIC. Don't drone on about what your read...I have seen and felt it..and it is demonic.Using bad analogies is another way of committing this fallacy.

5. Group think--when loyalty to a group values affects one's own judgment in ways that range from the amusing to the dangerous. I have written re: "Plausibility Structures" in which we seek safety in groups which make it easy for us to believe in commonly held, but not rationally defensed, beliefs.

6. Red Herring--this ia an attention span fallacy. Amused to death, as Postman said, we are now unable to follow a sustained logical argument, since we are addicted to constant stream of vivid images..This attention span fallacy works best on those who are unable to stay focused long enough to notice that the question answered was not the question asked. My son Jack is very good at spotting this.

7. Wishful thinking--this is basically a refusal to believe the truth.....known as "Ostrich fallacy." In prelude to my book, I pled with folks to avoid this fallacy. If conclusion is not in line with what they believe, then many will not even read differing opinion, no matter how serious the issue.

8. Argument from Popularity--if "everybody in their group  believes it, it must be true." My parents taught me to not follow the crowd. Just because an issue (e.g. residual energy) is universally accepted by paranormal community, does not prove it is right.


How does each one of these fallacies effect what you believe? Are you persuadable? "The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge."  No tonnage of anecdotal evidence--especially given Satan's deception--can compare with the clarity of God's Word. 

Think clearly for God's glory.....Mark

Mark Hunnemann is the author of Seeing Ghosts Through God's Eyes: A Worldview Analysis of Earthbound Spirits. It's also available in eBook format.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Sanity's Twin; Kissing up to the Devil



You know, you run into a lot of folks in the paranormal.  Most of them are fine and even if they exaggerate a ghost story, they are basically good law abiding people.  Sometimes, you run into some that are really bad and even down right evil.  The kind you know would be in jail if they got caught or at least serving community service for their decisions or perhaps others that should be locked in a mental hospital.  The other kind here are the ones that seem to be good, but, are not entirely and they cross the line into being supporters of those who are bad and they may even do things of an immoral nature and even against the law for the wrong reasons.  Aiding and abetting a criminal is usually thought of as a crime, especially in racketeering, fraud, and theft among other criminal charges.  So, it’s important to bring out the importance of the support network of these types of people that appear to be doing this, as there is a real risk of them being involved in something they didn’t realize they were involved in.

For some people, it’s a no brainer when other people are doing something stupid and crossing a line where it’s considered criminal behavior or unacceptable by social standards at least and behavior that is considered socially wrong.  For others, they tend to be ones that think that other’s behaviors do not affect them.  They do.  If you hang with a thief and your family and friends know it, they are likely to warn you, tell you not to bring this person around and even avoid you because of it.  It seems in the paranormal, people think that it’s some how different.  It’s not.  If you hang with immoral people that scam innocent people and steal items or money from others, (or any type of criminal behavior) it WILL reflect on you and it also shows your true character.  People will make assumptions about you by those who you befriend and especially by those you stick up for.

Now, on occasion I have friends that I’ll catch doing some criminal or immoral crap or actively supporting those that do.  Sometimes, they are friends of friends on Facebook.  One such person was friend of a friend who was David Rountree, a sound engineer from New Jersey and paranormal researcher/investigator.  He was a long time friend of Darlene’s from back in 2007 in her Paranormal Police days and a member of that group that did paranormal fraud exposing.  She actively supported him many times in the past and had with me a few times.  You see, he was a person I just did not like and didn't believe was on the up and up.  Sometimes, it’s just a hunch.  With him, he had been on my show before and I exposed him.  I’m not alone out there in how I feel.  David has a problem thinking he is far smarter then anyone else with his quantum theories and physics talk and tends to push his air of superiority off onto others rudely.  It appears for all his great superior intellect he only has 12 reviews on his book that is all about paranormal “technology”.  Intelligence is measured by how well you communicate with others more then how well you can pretend to rant about string theories and the mysteries of the universe.

I know at one point, David talked some crap about me to Darlene, because she told me so.  One thing about Darlene, she’s a very loyal friend and we are also fairly close.  You can’t get between me and her, it just won’t happen.  We think too much on the same page here.  So when David did this, it didn't sit to well with her for a while.  But, she refused to unfriend him.  I did tell her too… because she’s my friend and I didn't want her burnt and I usually do warn people.  Most never listen.

Billy, a tech guy for the radio show I do, made a video on his own of his cat and made it appear to float in the air.  Now, normally I just do not approve of people doing videos with an affect and then putting them out there allowing people to think it’s real.  He did a good enough job that the video went viral.  He did this as a test to see how people would react, especially his own team of paranormal researchers.  The guy is 23 and didn't really realize the response he would get from the paranormal world and it wasn't good.  However, the criticisms were predominately from people that were long time haters of me and there were a lot of people who believed the video until he let them know it was a test.

Now, one of the people that commented on Billy’s video was David Rountree who used the opportunity to slam Billy and attempted to link what Billy did on his own to me, my radio station and my co-host Darlene and use it to draw a conclusion that WE did this for attention.  Its old “they must be in it together” thinking like we all coordinate everything in sync with some ulterior sinister motive.  In reality, they know it isn't so and really do not care and use it to defame someone.  You will often see people doing this using flimsy excuses and off the wall conclusions that have more of a motive for their defaming comments then any real truth.

I hated to tell Darlene “I told you so.” But, it’s what happens that I have seen over and over.  People that have something to hide tend to oust themselves so many times with us we rarely have to go find them, they come to us this way.

At about the same time as this, David was promoting events of a certain person named Carol.  It turns out that Carol Malone featured formerly in The Eye on the Paranormal after injecting herself into a case of stolen property stolen by fake psychic Christina George while trying to convince the family they were demonic and also involves authorities, now appears to be also advertising and selling tickets to an event that she does not appear to have secured the venues first and to according to David Rountree’s post.  Carol appears to be saying people are being ripped off, but, she lays blame to someone else… but…

On closer inspection of the post it mentioned Haunted Entertainment. On the post for the event, it clearly has Carol Malone’s name on it and directions on how to get to the ticket site to purchase tickets.  This brings you to Carol Malone’s Event Brite ticket sales for her company Dark Side Entertainment.  Now the problem is, just as Ryan Buell’s events that were advertised and the venues never booked, these events (3 of them for Dark Side Entertainment) were asking for prepayment of 60 days before the event for tickets.  They also asked for a down payment of half of the VIP package.  ($350 and half is $175) This means, that people have no way to get refunds from Paypal or their credit cards if they cancel because more then 60 days will make them ineligible for refunds from them due to policies that Paypal and most credit cards have.  Not to mention stating a problem of selling tickets and people not getting refunds on the other person named on the poster by Carol Malone, who has already been mentioned in these blogs.  We are currently investigating this.

Please be aware of people selling tickets in advance of 60 days or more or asking for prepayment or deposits that happen way ahead of events and understand that if the event planner or management decides to cancel as they did with all the Ryan Buell events, you will have little recourse to get a refund of your money. Call the venues first and be sure they are indeed booked and paid for first before purchasing tickets. Personally, I would steer clear of the whole event.

As for David Rountree and his defense of Carol and promoting her event on his site and then later back talk about it behind Carol’s back while insulting Darlene yet again to her friend?  Well, he’ll have his own demons to deal with after this.

There is such a thing as integrity in this field and believe me, it is alive and well with many in the field that are yet great people.

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Monday, August 25, 2014

Dalai Lama: 'Hope for the Best - Prepare for the Worst'

Interview by Matthias von Hein

On the sidelines of his visit to Hamburg, the Dalai Lama talked exclusively to DW about his optimism for Tibet, the situation in Iraq and Syria, and the growing number of Tibetan Buddhists in China.


DW: Your Holiness, China is becoming more powerful, both economically and politically. Beijing is also using its power to increasingly isolate you – the face of the struggle for meaningful Tibetan autonomy. What do you think: If China had been that powerful already in 1989, would you have been awarded the Nobel peace prize?

Dalai Lama: I have completely retired from my political responsibilities since 2011. The nature of your question is rather political. However, since you ask that question: Yes, the People's Republic of China is gaining more strength economically and militarily. But, in the meantime, we can see that a number of Chinese very much support our basic rights because we are not seeking independence.
We decided as early as 1974 that we are not seeking independence. We just try to seek those rights that are mentioned in the constitution. These should be implemented. That's our request. So, therefore, a number of Chinese intellectuals fully support us – including Liu Xiaobo (awarded the Nobel peace prize in 2010 and currently serving an 11 year prison sentence).
During the last four years we noticed about 1000 articles in Chinese, some written by Chinese inside China, some outside, which fully support our 'middle way' approach. They are very critical about their own government's policy. So this is not our criticism. It is criticism within the Chinese community.
On top of that, there is quite a large Buddhist population in China. About three or four years ago, a Chinese university carried out a survey about how many Buddhists there are in mainland China. They came up with a figure of more than 300 million. Many of these Buddhists are educated people. And nowadays more and more Chinese Buddhists really show interest in Tibetan Buddhism. Even a number of Chinese Communist Party members, officials, even high officials are showing interest in Tibetan Buddhism.
Then on the practical level: The Chinese government is very much concerned about the image of China. The military, the economy alone cannot make a constructive contribution to world affairs. The People's Republic of China needs moral authority, more respect, more trust from the outside world. And the Chinese people themselves are very much concerned about the image of China, too. Many Chinese told me, that even though their country has over 1.3 billion inhabitants, it is lacking moral authority or moral power.
But now, President Xi Jinping is seriously tackling corruption. And also recently during his visit in Europe, in Paris, Xi openly stated, that Buddhism has a very important role for Chinese culture. So Buddhists should take more responsibility. For me this is something very unusual: A communist leader publicly praising or making a positive remark about Buddhism. So things are changing.

But, your Holiness, do you see any improvements on the ground in Tibet?

Our struggle is the struggle between the power of the gun and the power of truth. In the short run, the power of the gun is much stronger, very decisive. But in the long run, the power of truth is much stronger. I believe that. Already there are some signs that Chinese leaders or intellectuals now raise questions whether the existing policy is really helpful in the long run to the interest of the People's Republic of China. So things are changing.
But, up to now, my impression is that the Chinese leadership is still thinking that the way to deal with ethnic minorities in Tibet or in Xinjiang is repression and investment. That is their twofold approach.
Investment is good. But at the same time they should be seriously concerned about the environment. The use of force is often counterproductive no matter how sincere the motivation is. Look at the Iraq crisis and President Bush. I know that his motivation was very good: Democracy in Iraq. But the method was wrong. So, unexpected consequences happened. In China there is basically a similar situation.
Talking about Iraq, this brings me to a question that is troubling a lot of people in Germany right now. It is the question of how to deal with the "Islamic State."

You are loved and respected the world over because your approach is dialogue and tolerance. But now in Germany we are debating whether Germany should supply weapons to the Kurds in Northern Iraq to fight the "Islamic State" – which would be a breach with former policies. What do you do if dialogue fails or if the other is not ready for dialogue?

I am student of Buddhist psychology. And I am also a firm believer in the law of causality. There are these unthinkable, sad events: The killings of human beings, mercilessly, including children, women. I believe this is the result of certain causes. The Iraq crisis: If the American policy in order to topple Saddam Hussein had been carried out in a more non-violent way, I think, the situation today would probably be a little better. I believe this unthinkable crisis in the beginning of the 21st century is the result of the mistakes of previous centuries.

So, what would be your advice?

Basically I say: It is much better and safer not to use violence. But now the reality is: So many people are suffering. If the world remains indifferent, that would be also immoral, too. The best thing would be to try to talk. If that fails, according to the reality, according to circumstances…That´s very difficult to judge.
Coming back to Tibet, you sounded very optimistic about the prospects of positive change in Tibet through the Chinese government side. So are you optimistic yourself to be able to visit Tibet, see Lhasa and the Potala?

Watching China for more than 60 years, I describe four eras: the Mao Zedong era, the Deng Xiaoping era, the Jiang Zemin era and the Hu Jintao era. Within these four eras a lot of changes happened. The Mao Zedong era put very much emphasis on ideology. Then the Deng Xiaoping era:
He considered the economy, the living standard to be more important than just the ideology. So he did not hesitate to follow a more market-oriented economy, or even capitalism. Then Jiang Zemin: He discovered that because of the new reality, the Communist Party was no longer a party of working class people. So he created the concept of the "Three Represents." Wealthier people and intellectuals were admitted into the party.

In the Mao Zedong era that would have been unthinkable. Then came the Hu Jintao era. Because of the growing gap between rich and poor he emphasized the promotion of the "Harmonious Society". So, the same party, confronted with a new reality had the ability to take some new initiatives, develop a new thinking.

When Hu Jintao announced the "Harmonious Society," I fully supported that. But ten years passed and I think as far as "harmony" is concerned, things worsened. The goal, the motivation was good. But the method? They used force. The Chinese government's budget for internal security is bigger than the defense budget. I think there are about 200 nations on this planet. But I don't think any nation's budget for internal security is bigger than the defense budget.

But Xi Jinping, his policy, his actions, seem more realistic. As Deng Xiaoping stated: "Seek truth from facts." I think the new leadership follows that advice: seeking truth from facts. The late Hu Yaobang (reform-minded, liberal Communist Party general secretary 1980 – 1987) followed that approach. President Xi Jinping seems to be in favor of that approach.

When Hu Yaobang visited Lhasa in the early 1980's, his public speeches and comments were very realistic. At that time, everybody developed great hope. I still believe, if Hu Yaobang had remained in power for a longer time, the Tibet issue would have already been solved. Xi Jinping seems to follow that same sort of more realistic approach. So there is some hope. In any way: It is better to remain with hope and in the meantime better prepare for the worst.
Thank you very much your Holiness.

The interview was conducted by Matthias von Hein.


original link and photos: http://www.dw.de/dalai-lama-hope-for-the-best-prepare-for-the-worst/a-17877704



Sunday, August 24, 2014

Go Into the Light...a Falseness Exposed, Part 1

In this three part series we will discuss a common practice in the paranormal community and new age ministry of commanding “lost souls/lingering souls” to “go to the light” to be free.  This is a FALSE belief as well as practice.  This series will discuss and explain to you why.  Recently a conversation with a former paranormal investigator took place during a break from an Exorcism within their personal life (a loved one being taken over by LEGION) resulting from their actions of Ghost Hunting.

I am saying this is bad when you commit this Act of Necromancy (Ghost Hunting) as it is very dangerous to do so.  In my previous writings I have laid out that Ghosts do not exist.  This is all the work of those Fallen Angels and Demonic which are posing as these false once living human individuals.  Nothing to scientifically prove God lays this out – Heaven or Hell.

Regarding this conversation which took place was disturbing to say the least.  This person had firsthand experience with diabolical forces infecting the lives of the family (resulting in an Exorcism).  Thus resulting in a Spiritual battle against several powerful forces lying within a member of the family.

I was alarmed to learn that this person who has a background in ministry had adopted a completely unbiblical demonic deception that you can command these forces to “go to the light”.  This false belief was thought that they would be “redeemed” in the sight of God. During the final stage of Exorcism on a loved family member, the blessing of their house, this person committed an open Act of Necromancy right in front of me during the house blessing.  This resulted in new activity occurring from the words stated and the actions done.  The entire house blessing had to be redone as a result of the actions.

The notion is a profound departure from accepted theological and biblical understanding of the nature of demons and their fall.  If God was truly revealing a new understanding of this “secretive” doctrine, especially from the holy bible, then God would not ask anyone to keep this a secret and would have had his son Jesus Christ tell us to do this during his time.

This would have been spoken by all the prophets of old, even Jesus Christ himself that we are to pray for those “lost and lingering souls in the spirit realm”, who are truly Fallen Angels masquerading as human spirits due to their actions of revolting against God.  To assert that this notion that “lingering souls” (Demons) can be told to “go to the light” is very problematic and a mark upon society that something is deeply wrong.

There can be no valid reason to keep this “false belief” at all.  Commanding those “lost souls/lingering ones” to move on is false.  The demons are pretending to be once living humans and have been cursed by God.  To command these “lost souls/lingering souls” to go into the light to be set free is absurd to say the least.

Unfortunately, this very false doctrine of commanding these “lost souls” onward to the “light” is not restricted to a few individuals. This false practice is perpetrated by psychics, mediums, paranormal investigators, television shows, etc. There are a growing number of alleged ministers accepting this false doctrine that these “lost souls” can be told to go forward.

Thus you are asking Demons to ultimately repent, and thus return back to God to be back in his good “graces” so to speak.  One cannot override God’s plan of cursing the Fallen Angels and Demons, nor alter their final destiny.

One can easily flip through the numerous paranormal team pages on social media websites and see these practices of commanding these “entities” to go “into the light”.   This doctrine is not only false, but very dangerous.  Let me repeat this, VERY dangerous.

So how then is this “false doctrine” so to speak if everyone is doing this?  Well, here is the logical approach to understand this.  People have accepted that God is Love is captured from 1 John 4:8 NIV “Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love”.

So many people agree that God loves us all as well as those that have done Evil.  So then the next logical jump that people make is to this scripture 1 John 1:9 (NIV) “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.”   People have a desire to help those suffering, and while this is good becomes a VERY dangerous game of cat and mouse.  Why?

The Demons (Fallen Angels) now truly understand this person or persons are weak in faith, have very little true bible “theology”.  Thus this means that you are not in “line” with God, thus the Demons have confirmed this about you.  The reason this is dangerous is that the Demons now are exposed to the one who is doing this “work” in the name of God as well as the others around them operating under this falseness.

People who claim they can do this with success will say a logical response of “Well those we helped no longer have any issues because of what we did.”  That may and well be the fact, but here’s the point that many are missing.

The Demons now traded the person you were helping for you!  Don’t worry they will get back to those who were tormented before by them.  Your logic won’t work against the Fallen Angels who have knowledge far beyond ANY human will ever have, nor yet even understand.

Here is why this is a fatal flaw in the logic that these people who claim they can move those “entities” into the light comes to the surface.  Due to the actions of the Fallen Angels in the Garden of Eden, God knew what Adam and Eve had done, as God went looking for Adam.

Because of the incident of “eating the apple” thus God’s words are recorded as follows in Genesis 3:13 (NIV) Then the Lord God said to the woman, “What is this you have done?”

The woman said, “The serpent deceived me, and I ate.”  14 So the Lord God said to the serpent, “Because you have done this, cursed are you above all livestock and all wild animals!  You will crawl on your belly and you will eat dust all the days of your life.  15 And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and hers; he will crush your head, and you will strike his heel.”

In a nut shell this is what this means.  God has cursed the serpent, and ALL of those under the serpent for following the serpent in the revolt against God in the Great War that took place in Heaven.  When the Fallen Angels did what they intended to do against humanity, that is when God’s anger (in a loving manner) came to the surface not only against mankind, but against the demons as well.

We will advance this further in the next part.

God’s Blessings.

By Reverend Bradley Luoma, A.A.E. EXORCIST INSTRUCTOR & SOSM EXORCIST

Friday, August 22, 2014

It's Not Safe To Ever Summon A Demon

Hello everyone! I pray you had a fantastic weekend and everyone you love is healthy. End of Summer sure has come so fast. The holidays are creeping up on us quickly. Blah! I know not everyone loves the Holidays and are feeling the anxiety already of the reminders of being alone. Please reach out and ask Jesus Christ to give you peace and comfort. Volunteer your time to help at soup kitchens or churches helping the hungry and needy. They could really use your help. Don't stay focused on how sad you feel.

Halloween is approaching and I am trying to address topics from your many thought provoking questions emails. Stay out of cemetery's. It's most likely illegal to be there and your just risking attachment. You and everybody with you. I'm told they are used as training grounds. Training for what exactly? Who is anyone to say they know exactly how to keep you safe from any issues that could come up? No one should be charging you money to learn ghost hunting. What qualifications do they have? Any references? What makes me so knowledgable? These are questions you should be asking.

To discuss this "summoning demons" that is so popular now for some reason...Even if you think demons are harmless or don't even believe in them. Are you absolutely sure whatever you're trying to achieve by crossing the great divide that you can absolutely control it if it does? Think about what I'm saying...are you absolutely sure you can without a doubt control the entire situation with whatever the end result may be? This is just careless and downright stupid for anybody to have that kind of ego and believe they have that kind of control. We can't even prove a supernatural… We only have years of speculation and you really think you could effectively control something that you summon from the other side or a very low plain, dark plane of existence? What will you do in a event that it turns on you or you don't do what it wants you to?

A man by the name of Sid Roth has a tv show called It's "It's Supernatural" on the Christian channel and he had a guest named Mel Bond who like me has the gift of the Spirit, discernment. God allowed him to see demons and this dark world in order to help people. I always wondered why God allowed me to be privy to the most dark disturbing things that puts your worst nightmare in the category of mild dreams. Half the time I stay quiet as I witness these vile things. This man Mel Bond has a amazing ministry and books that speak about the gift of the spirits and I suggest this as a great read. I'd look into his research and see for yourself what he has to say about all these harmless movies and activities.

Many call on on these dark forces to wreck havoc in the lives of others for their own evil reasons. Making any kind of a deal with a demon has serious ramifications when it's all said and done. They hate humans. When I say hate I do mean HATE! Why would they want to help us? Think about this? Look at the Slender Man epidemic. More attempted murders have taken place in the name of pleasing the master demon Slender Man. If something doesn't exist, if given enough attention will take on a life of its own. It will be created from all the hysteria. We need Christ more than ever. Cling to the Father and His Holy name and hold on tightly to it. There is just too much obsession on this topic online. It blows my mind how easily people are swayed. Demon summoning can only bring you unwanted trouble.

Whenever there is a holiday the glorifies Christ, Satan hates it. He will do what he can to ruin it and create strife. He mimics all the church does into his own perverted way that's taking place all over the world as we speak. The latest movies I see coming out are about pure evil for entertainment. Just diabolical evil. This does nothing but awaken anything out there and keep it alive. Now they do have real problems on their hands now! Law Of Attraction my friends. Attachments do happen. It's a fight for the soul once these things have taken occupancy. It takes so very much time and attention of Gods people to rid these things.

Satanism is a hard core religion. It's based on the belief that it's ok to be selfish and they practically live by that attitude. They pretty much say the world will be ruled by those who fight to win. Satanism challenges the biblical teaching every which way you can imagine. It manipulates the mind against it. They feel demons are willing to help us when shown respect that they deserve. They hate humans. They detest us but will do whatever possible to gain trust or even give you favor in situations so you continue to trust it and it can take you over.

1 Corinthians tells us to be a part of the body of Christ, whereas, satanism esteems the "self" over others.

A lot of satanists believe that the strong will rule with Satan. Once they have paid their dues, for lack of better words, they often make a pact with satan. Do people even know what that truly means? To literally make a deal with Satan? Some even make a date when they will take their own lives by suicide. They believe that if they submit themselves to satan in death, they will return in another life as a stronger being and rule with him forever. According to recent statistics, fourteen young people a day take their own lives. This is so very sad.

People are really into finding out how to summon the demon Incubus and/or Succubus. These are summoned only for sexual pleasure and companionship.There is actual pornographic anime dedicated to this. It's not hard at all to stumble across it either. I wish I was kidding. It's very popular 3D cartoon as well. This is not safe and you will regret what you open up. Incubus/Succubus given legal ground are very hard to get rid of. We have people attempting Black Magic who are fooled as they believe demons can be controlled and will do their bidding. The fact is these demons ONLY OBEY SATAN. Listen to me please....Do not be fooled. Do not let your curiosity get the better of your judgement. Please understand that once you start opening yourself up to that it becomes very real. I do not waiver outside of the Gospel, it's God's Word. The bible talks about this and is pretty clear. I'm receiving disturbing information and it concerns me. There is no need to summon any dark force I beg of you. You will regret it. They can NOT be safely called upon like you may think they can. You will pay a price, I promise you will. Depression is just the beginning of what you mentally suffer. These movies and books are so much more dangerous than people realize. You are opened to a entirely different world.

Written By Jennifer Lori Auld

Thursday, August 21, 2014

The Burden of Proof Lies on Those Affirming the Existence of Ghosts

By Reverend Mark Hunnemann

I bought a book recently entitled, "Critical Thinking" which is a popular text in colleges on logic--how to think carefully and reasonably. At 5 am, while in the gym on the bike, it was a curious coincidence that I opened the book randomly to a discussion re: 'burden of proof' in an argument. What blew me away was the example given...it woke me up!! It was a section entitled "Misplacing the Burden of Proof" Below is a verbatim quote and it mentions ghosts.

Before I proceed, I want to say that 'Critical thinking" has been a love of mine for 40 years, and have done graduate work in logic at UNC-CH. I also started Caldwell Academy in GSO  and designed their logic curriculum...as well as "Greensboro Academys".

Affirmative/negative. Other things being equal, the burden of proof falls automatically on those supporting the affirmative side of an issue rather than on those supporting the negative side. In other words, we generally want to hear reasons why something IS the case before  before  we require reasons why it is NOT the case....This rule applies to existence versus non-existence, too. Most often, the burden of proof  should fall on those who claim something exists rather than on those who claim it doesn't. THERE ARE  PEOPLE WHO BELIEVE IN GHOSTS, NOT BECAUSE OF ANY EVIDENCE THAT THERE ARE GHOSTS. BUT BECAUSE NOBODY HAS SHOWN THAT THERE ARE NO SUCH THINGS (when someone claims that we should believe in such-and-such because nobody has proved that it isn't so, we have a subtype of burden of proof known as an APPEAL TO IGNORANCE.) This is a burden-of-proof fallacy because it mistakenly places the requirement of proving their position on those who do do not believe in ghosts. (Critical Thinking. 8th ed. 2007, Moore, Parker..pg 187....emphasis added)

This is NOT a Christian text by any means. However, I almost fell out of my stationary bike when I read this at 5 am! The first time I opened the book, the above is what I had turned to. Logic/critical thinking rules are subordinate to Scripture, but since Jesus is the Logos/Logic, then we must realize that Jesus wove logic into the fabric of reality. Aristotle did not create logic, he simply 'discovered' and categorized what the Logos had intertwined into the warp and woof of reality.

According to secular accepted rules of logic (in line with bible) any claims for existence of ghosts MUST assume burden of proof. That has profound implications for--A calling non-believers in ghosts "fundamentalist"in derogatory way. B more importantly, ANY claims of apparitional humans have burden of proof. There is an arrogance toward the "all paranormal is demonic", but in reality they are bumping against reality and logic.The bible clearly affirms the existence of two types of angels--good and bad. There is an unending enumeration of alleged spirit entities by those not guided by the bible. Now  they must see that logic itself opposes them.


If you believe in ghosts in ANY form (other than biblical examples), the burden of  proof lies squarely upon your shoulders.

In conclusion, if one responds by saying that there is an abundance of evidence for the existence of ghosts via EVP, sightings, etc, then that is another fallacy--circular reasoning. One has to assume the existence of ghosts, to interpret those experiences as being evidence of ghosts. Christians have to bow before the authority of God's Word, which makes clear that Satan is the great deceiver.


Mark Hunnemann is the author of Seeing Ghosts Through God's Eyes: A Worldview Analysis of Earthbound Spirits. It's also available in eBook format.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Smoking Toking Rick Rowe; Profile of a Stalker.


I never have a problem writing these blogs.  Every week it’s the same thing, someone does something that makes a perfect subject for the blogs.  I always say, my blogs write themselves.  Last night though, took the cake for reporting about some outlandish behaviors of one man, who I can not help but mention.  He makes a completely perfect poster boy for what type of person motivates me into doing what I do out there.  His name… is Rick Rowe.  He adds the prefix “Lord” for Lord Rick Rowe.  Oh, and he means like the Lord, as in God, not just as Lords and Ladies prefix.

Rick is the owner of a Yahoo group called Paranormal Ghost Society that has been around since at least 2006 and I hear even longer by a few years from some.  He has a web site by the same name.  While his name does not reflect it, he’s a Bigfoot hunter and does very little ghost investigating.

Now the first thing people may think is… ok, he’s been around for a while.  They click on the link to his site; it won’t be what people expect.  It’s colorful not appropriately sizing to most screens and its grandiose and out dated style hits you in the face, and it reflects more of self promotion, little representation of any ghost, paranormal, Bigfoot or alien subjects and… it seems to be about POT and lots of it.  It’s like the main reason to have a site.  He is obsessed with marijuana to the degree; it becomes very obvious to anyone seeking him out on Facebook or his website.  His profile pics and photo albums are full of him smoking a pipe and appears his favorite type of pose and believe me, selfies done this way is forte’.

Now, I do not have problems with what people do with their lives, but, he’s trying to represent a team in the paranormal and I know people and how the public sees things from running my shows.  He looks like a pot head with the way he represents himself and not any kind of serious ghost investigator or Bigfoot hunter.  But, ok, I can over look that, like a lot of people might… until… you see what else he has on his site.

 He has a forum that is called Theatrical Clowns.  It goes back to 2007 where he gets upset with people and, writes a forum post on them.  But, it goes further then a post or two… he makes them a forum subject where he can make repeated posts about them and he has many, posting thousands of posts against others, berating them, insulting them, threatening them and just really ripping on them.  On me, he has over 400 posts alone.  Now, from looking at what he says of me, I can ascertain that the other forum posts are likely done in the same manner, which is twisting what people say, purposely misconstruing “evidence” that he has and interpreting it completely wrong, lying, talking to people and screen shotting only a portion that appears to back his own agenda up.  He’s done this to many people who are listed on his forum like some great wall of shame of his.

My offense for this rendering of shame was not seeing his allure and greatness, as well as his grand following and inviting him on my radio show.  The problem is he has so very many pictures of himself toking pot from a pipe as if he’s the poster boy of how to smoke dope, I just could not connect someone like that with what I do and I told him so.  That conversation was the first post on me that was screen shot with his dribble of complaints added.  Now, I admit that at times, people come off rudely to me; I’ll be a bit overly arrogant just to piss them off.  It’s just what I do.  I had no idea how far this guy would take it.  There are many on this clown forum of his besides me and some are well known.

Doing what I do, I get screen shots when something is amiss from friends, colleagues and just concerned citizens out there when they see something amiss, along with those that are as I put it “underground” and close to people that come forward.  On Rick, it’s an ongoing process and has been for years.

Recently, there was a link posted from an Encyclopedia Dramatica, which is a site dedicated to people who upset people online.  It was made in the idea that some people made Wikipedia articles on themselves and you could not edit to put truths in them, such as people being a scammer or stalker or worse.  Encyclopedia Dramatica (ED) is a satire site, which is to say it’s done in a snarky and joking manner and not meant to be serious, but, makes a point about someone that the article is written of.  Most people are insulted when they get written about on there.  The link went to a Lord Rick Rowe article.  He did not like that. He wanted them to erase the article.  He then, decided he would war with the administrators and owners of the site.  So, he made them each subjects.  Mind you, they did not write the article on him.  He posted insulting things about them seeming to reveal criminal histories and even posting where they lived.  Now, while I can not verify whether what he has there is true or not, I know what I have on me isn’t the slightest bit of truth or anything that was posted about my friends.  So I’ll assume it’s completely not true.

Now these posts of Rick’s get posted all over by him and he regurgitates his post from time to time making it sound like something was just said that might be a few years ago that he’s already brought it up previously.  He wrote I went to jail for kidnapping for 10 years.  I find that funny.  I once took a child out of a dangerous situation and the parent called the police on me to which the police had to initially charge me with kidnapping until they could prove the abuse.  This person lost custody of her child because of it and they dropped the charge on me.  You’ll notice the charge was actually “attempted” kidnapping and you won’t find anywhere that I served jail time.  It does not stop Rick from posting a lie and trying to perpetrate it all over.  Like wise saying how I molested children.  When he did this, I did it back to him, thinking he would see how it felt.  NOPE, instead, the guy just posts what I said and keeps it going.  He can’t understand how his actions cause reactions and why people do react the way they do.  I do not think he cares.

He has threatened me and my family by saying he would show up at my door, taunted me last night through email while threatening.  He posted a picture of my home that he had someone take, as well as posting my address, phone number and names of my family members.  He has recently went after friends that are helping me and posted fake criminal charges they were suppose to have as well as threats and their addresses, that include charges that supposedly their children are suppose to have (but don’t).

I could go on and on about what he has out there and what he’s done.  So if you see me letting him know I’m not intimidated and poking fun at him, you understand that I am the voice of many here and against many other’s out there in the paranormal field like him.  I have met my share of odd people out there with these same types of stalker antics.

It’s time for the paranormal field to stand up to these types of people and object to these kinds of behaviors. Together, we can stop them.  Strengthen our voice by reading our blogs, listen to our shows and like or comment on our posts. The bigger our audience, the bigger our voice and influence on these people.  Feel free to write us for either a report against someone or what you think.  We rarely hear the positive side of what we do.

The truth is out there… the War is ON!  It’s time to clean up the field and make it a true community in every sense.

Evan Jensen, Producer of Beyond the Edge of Reality Radio Network

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http://www.paranormalghostsociety.org/TheatricalClowns/index.php




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Monday, August 18, 2014

Dalai Lama on Compassion & Respect in Today’s Society

Prague, Czech Republic, 14 September 2013 - This morning, after three days in Vilnius, Lithuania, His Holiness the Dalai Lama flew to Prague, capital of the Czech Republic. He was received at the Airport by Karel Schwarzenberg, former Foreign Minister in the Czech government and leader of the TOP 09 party, Tomas Hudecek, Mayor of Prague, and Executive Director of the Forum 2000 Foundation, Jakub Klepal. Arriving at his hotel, Tibetans from the Czech Republic, Hungary and Austria and Czech supporters of Tibet were gathered to welcome him.

After lunch, he greeted a group of physically challenged Czechs who play music together as he was on his way to the Tipsport Arena, venue for his public talk. His first words from the stage, having greeted the audience of more than 6000, were in tribute to his late friend and founder of Forum 2000, President Vaclav Havel.

“He was a humble, genuinely good human being, who put on no airs. From the first he was honest and truthful. I visited him several times after our initial encounter and was one of the last to visit him before he passed away. Because of my friendship for him and others here, I have a special place in my heart for the Czech people. The day after tomorrow, I hope to visit his office to pay my respects although he is no longer physically with us, just as I once visited the home in Patna of Rajendra Prasad, First President of India after he too passed away. As I told Havel’s widow and those who knew and admired him, the best tribute we can pay him is to carry on his activities in his spirit.

“I have come to participate once more in Forum 2000, which was founded by President Havel and led by Oldrich Cerny, who has also sadly passed away since I was last here. I have just met his widow and was impressed by the warm smile rather than grief with which she greeted me.

“I am very happy to be here, to be able to talk to all of you like members of one family and I thank the organizers of this event for making it possible.”

His Holiness began his public talk in his customary way:

“We are all basically the same, mentally, physically and emotionally. We all want a happy life and have a right to achieve it. We have the same emotions, some are destructive, some are positive. I don’t think of myself as anything special; I think of myself as one of you.”

He elaborated that as human beings we are social animals. Like other creatures, ants and bees, for example, our survival depends on the rest of our community. Today’s reality is that the whole world is interdependent. Problems like climate change affect us all, ignoring boundaries. Because of climate change natural disasters are likely to occur, also, natural resources will become scarce and the gap between rich and poor continues to increase. These are challenges we have to face thinking of humanity as one family and working together as one.

“Where humanity used to work together in ancient times we now rely on technological support and material values to the neglect of our human values.” His Holiness said, “I have participated in several conferences about the crisis in human society. At one, in San Francisco, the conclusion was that our difficulties derive from a general lack of human affection. Unfortunately, our education system is materialistically oriented and the influence of religion that used to be a source of moral values has declined. Many of those who continue to follow religion show little real dedication and are inclined to corruption and exploiting others.

“We need to introduce ethics into our education system, not based on faith but on reason. I meet all kinds of people in different parts of the world and it is clear to me that peace of mind is the key to living a happy life. I meet many who are materially successful, while remaining unhappy inside.”

He remarked that women who beautify themselves with cosmetics remind him that while external beauty is one thing, inner beauty is much more important. When a beautiful face wears an angry expression, the beauty is lost. Meanwhile, peace of mind makes for a happy family and a community will be happier if the families within it are peaceful and compassionate.

Occasionally anger may be positive if the motivation is good. Likewise a courageous person needs a strong sense of self; self-confidence is positive. But an over-emphasis on self and selfish concerns doesn’t help, whereas having a compassionate heart is always helpful.

His Holiness suggested that we need a map of our emotions to understand how our emotions work. No one enjoys anger, but everyone appreciates affection. Because warm-heartedness is positive, we need to develop a sense emotional hygiene. The code of ethics that can lead to this needs to be secular ethics. He clarified that when he uses the word ‘secular’ he does so in an Indian context, meaning respect for all religious traditions without bias. The men who contributed to drafting pluralistic India’s secular constitution after Independence - Gandhi, Dr Ambedkar and Dr Rajendra Prasad for example - were all personally religious men. Secular ethics is what is appropriate for our secular education system.

“Many of our problems are our own creation. They derive from our self-centredness. But once we develop a greater concern for the well-being of others, there is no room for bullying, cheating and exploitation. All destructive human action derives from our destructive emotions. These need to be our target. On the other hand, genuine concern for others’ well-being is implicitly an expression of respect for them. If we can reduce our sense of self-centredness, we can reduce our destructive emotions.”

His Holiness reiterated that the essential teaching of all religions is love and once you develop love and affection, you naturally become respectful of others. The key factor is education; education that involves warm-heartedness and takes account of human values.

“If you find any of what I have said interesting,” His Holiness concluded, “please think about it and discuss it with others. Musicians can sing about warm-heartedness. Film-makers, instead of depicting sex and violence, can educate people about the value of simple warm-heartedness and respect for each other. However, if you find what the Dalai Lama says is stale and unrealistic, please, just forget it.”

Among questions from the audience, the first concerned how we know the decisions we take are correct. His Holiness recommended looking at the question not just from one angle, but from many angles. He also said that the mind should be very clear and that unless you take account of reality, your decision will be unrealistic and will fail to bring a result. To another question about fear he replied that there are two kinds of fear: fear with a practical basis like fear of a mad dog and fear that is largely our mental projection.

Someone asked how to put compassion into action. His Holiness said compassion doesn’t just mean sitting still, it means getting up and doing something. Compassion brings energy and enthusiasm to act, but wisdom lends good judgement. Enthusiasm by itself is blind, but wisdom derived from analysing the situation coupled with an unbiased attitude give it direction.

As His Holiness thanked the audience with folded hands for coming to listen to him, they responded with smiling faces and sustained and warm applause. Tomorrow, he will give an explanation of a traditional Tibetan Buddhist text, the “Eight Verses of Training the Mind.”

original photos and link http://www.dalailama.com/news/post/994-compassion--respect-in-todays-society

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Act of Smudging - Witchcraft Ritual

So the question that gets asked to the Exorcism Ministry quite frequently is “Is it okay if I were to smudge my house to remove “negative energies?”  During this blog we hope to help you discover the “Biblical Truth” of what the Holy Bible states regarding this pagan ritualistic act practicing witchcraft.

Yes you read that correctly.  Smudging is Witchcraft.  First of all so all of you understand Sage will NOT work to cleanse a Demonic location.  In the previous blogs, we made reference to the fact that it is the Fallen Angels who are posing as the culprits.  In other words as Jesus Christ said recorded in Matthew 7:15 (KJV) “Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.”

So let’s look at this in a different aspect shall we.  Say you are walking home and a group of creepy individuals begin to stalk you, yelling threats and insults at you as they quickly close the distance between yourself and them.  Would you run over to a rock or a mailbox and beg it to protect you from these individuals?

Of course not, that wouldn't make any sense would it.  A mailbox doesn't have ears to hear you asking for help, and a rock doesn't understand language, right?  So why would you use a plant to battle Demonic forces?  This plant does not comprehend you are in trouble and need of protection.  Wouldn't it make sense that if you’re in trouble you would seek the help of someone who is stronger than those who want to harm you?

Who is bigger than the darkness and the bumps in the night?  God is, specifically his one and only son, Jesus Christ who beat death and rose again to eternal life with decisive victory.

Isn't it logical, that if you are having issues with the infestation or heavy oppression in a house you would ask someone who already beat them and is much greater source of protection? The request to a greater and stronger force, such as God (i.e. Jesus Christ) to protect you from an ancient evil rather than a few smoldering leaves?

Now, there are many who burn sage because that's what everybody on the ghost hunting/paranormal shows are doing.  The other aspect is, one of the many dubious "experts" on the paranormal told them to do this and naively they “obeyed” without so much as a second guess to find out if this is correct.

So then what is it you are doing when “smudging?”  You are engaging in Nature Worship – Paganism.  The act of burning this plant with the hopes of “clearing” a place of Demons becomes an act against what the Ministry of Jesus stood for.  Thus, reciting words in addition to this act of burning the plant to create “smoke” becomes an offering of homage which is not from Christ.  This very act of paganism becomes known as Witchcraft.

Requesting a plant to give you or someone else protection from forces of evil is just absurd.  Nature worship is as old as the hills so I won't spend much time explaining it, but for those who don't know what it is Google nature worship.

Basically doing this act boils down to worshiping the creation instead of the creator.  In addition to this just not being an effective way to protect yourself from the Demonic (realize Ghosts don’t exist – Ecclesiastes 9:5, 6 & 10), you are adding insult to injury.

By practicing this act of nature worship you are saying to the Demons, "I don't need God."  This is like trying to put out a fire with gasoline.  This also makes one open to attack by Evil from the spirit realm, because you openly mock God (Galatians 6:7)

The act of rejecting God and taking it upon yourself, thinking you have the power to attempt to fix the mess or that you know better, opens the gateway for all types of Demonic attacks into your life.  This allows one to become proud enough to say "I have the power ~ I will fix this."  This how you make yourself vulnerable.  A little plant that goes good with beef or lamb is not going to do the trick and has no power over Demons.

Now if you are seeking a Priest or Pastor to perform a simple Exorcism on your house (because confirmed diabolical actions are present) and you tell the Priest or Pastor that you smudged, many of the clergy will refuse to help you.  Why?  You’re a practicing pagan by your actions of plant usage to ward off Demons.

The data used to write this article was taken during Exorcism’s with a reformed Wiccan, turned Christian.  This person went on to tell me in a frank manner that during the numerous years that they were a practicing “good” witch, they burned bushels of the stuff and it never did a thing for protection against Evil even when manifesting near her.

The only time in her life did she receive any protection from the Demonic realm began just about a year ago after she came to learn the truth about God.  Believe her when she stated “I tried everything and looked for protection but absolutely none of it was ever effective in keeping me safe, except the word of God.”

So the moral of the story is this you either ask Jesus Christ for help or you try your luck with the “elementals” with the Demonic, as well as whatever else is out there masquerading as Mother Nature and her "elementals".

Regardless of how convincing or sincere people can be, mixing a little nature worship into their watered down faith in God is dangerous. Just remember this: "No man can serve two masters” (Luke 16:13; Matthew 6:24).

For Christians, in name only, who practice this act of smudging, who feel it is not an issue to do a little nature worship you need to be reminded of God's thoughts regarding this very dangerous act: read Isaiah 44:14-20.  The mighty King was to be chopped down much like Lucifer fell from Heaven.  Yes, we are under authority of the true King Jesus, thus we are righteous in his eyes.  So as we can see the only way to defeat evil is with the name of Jesus Christ, not using false items or occult practices.

See additional scripture for support to this claim that “any false worship” is NOT sanctioned by God or his son Jesus Christ.

Exodus 34:14 "For you shall worship no other god..."
Exodus 20:3 "Thou shalt have no other gods before me."
Luke 4:8 "...Jesus answered.... Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.
1 Samuel 12:24 "...serve him in truth with all your heart..."
Exodus 20:5 "Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them..."
Exodus 23:24 "Thou shalt not bow down to their gods, nor serve them, nor do after their works...."

Rev. Bradley Luoma, Exorcist Minister

Saturday, August 16, 2014

What Is Spiritual Warfare?

Hello para beauties! I hope everyone is well and everyone you love is healthy. I know many are also preparing for the holiday and have family in and out of town and have hardly a moment to sleep. Some of us have no one. Let's pray for anyone that might be suffering with depression and feelings of loneliness. This time of year especially, brings about a lot of human emotions. A lot of us hide this and I ask that you turn to God. Please open your heart to his and ask him to give you peace again and no more torment. It is a spiritual battle to be faced everyday however, we already know who wins. Fear is not of God. Perfect Love casts out fear.

Spiritual warfare is an activity by Christians whereby satan and demons are fought, using a variety of methods and prayers depending on the group, mostly a lot of prayer and fasting. From a biblical point of view, spiritual warfare is the cosmic war of good versus evil: its battles are fought daily between God and Satan; between the Christian Church and the world fueled by our spiritual enemy; and within every child of God, between the Holy Spirit and the lusts of the carnal flesh. The clear meanings of good and evil, as defined by God rather than man, are revealed within the verses of the Holy Bible and the life of Jesus Christ. The Book of Daniel, chapter ten, provides one of the most striking examples of spiritual warfare found in Scripture. Remember when Daniel was held in captivity in a foreign land due to a great spiritual conflict, which led to the conquest of Israel and Judah. He resorts to intense prayer, which includes fasting, to seek guidance from God, verses 2,3. He receives a miraculous vision and word, verses 5–9 (which introduce. 10–12), from one having the appearance of a man (cf. verses 16,18), who may have been an angel, but whose description in verses 5,6, seems to match that of Christ in Revelation 1:13–16. Daniel’s earthly conflict extends to the heavenly realm, as the spiritual messenger was delayed by a demon, until being assisted by an archangel, verses 12–14. Strong resistance was met due to the importance of the answer to Daniels’s prayer, as it is a prophecy on Satanic activity in the end time.

Do we have a say in the matter?

When a person becomes converted and receives God's spirit they immediately enter into a war-like struggle against two large opponents and a lot of it consists in the mind. They will have to fight these two powerful enemies every day of their life until they die. The first major opponent Christians face is themselves. They must battle their own human nature with its self-defeating, sinful and destructive tendencies. The apostle Paul referred to this constant battle of the mind Christians face in his book to the Romans. The second lifelong opponent true believers must face is the devil and the world he has deceived into thinking and acting like he does (Ephesians 2:2, 1John 5:19, Revelation 12:9, etc.). Jesus, in his prayer to the Father before his crucifixion, reveals the ultimate attitude of those who do not believe God against those who do. I have given them (the disciples and all Christians by extension) Your words, and the world has hated them. . . (John 17)

Paul tells us, in no uncertain terms, that believers do not fight a carnal war that is so familiar to the world but rather one that is on a spiritual plane. Because we are not wrestling against flesh and blood, but against principalities and against powers, against the world rulers of the darkness of this age, against the spiritual power of wickedness in high places. (Ephesians 6)

Now that we know how to create armor to protect ourselves, what other ways can we stop the enemy from influencing us? We have to avoid all evil influences in our life. We can find these influences through music that we listen to, the TV shows and movies that we watch, and activities that are tied to the occult that we can find ourselves silently drawn towards or introduced to via our acquaintances and friends. We don't realize how the little things we do can open up doors and allow legal rights for demonic influence in our life. I'm so guilty of this myself. None of us are perfect nor are we expected to be. Remember Jesus Christ died for our sins.

While the fallen angels have no control over your Free Will, they do have some preternatural abilities to influence your thoughts. They will silently tempt you, often to impure thoughts, or into dissuading you from some good effort. Construct a mental picture of Our Lord Jesus Christ during His Passion. Focus on His pierced hands or feet, or maybe His carrying of the Cross, or concentrate on His crowning with thorns or scourging at the pillar. You will be amazed at how fast the evil thoughts will flee.

The dark forces pull out all the stops to trick us out of our good intentions, and it is only by our soul's determination to succeed and by the grace of God's assistance that we can get back on track.

Without your spiritual armor on tight (the light of God sealed around you), it's easy to fall prey to a spiritual attack.

These so-called attacks don't have to be very in-your-face. In fact they work better when they aren't obvious, because you're less likely to do anything about it. Cunning and subtle methods cause us to accept an intrusion into our world as 'the way things are' or 'just part of our personality'.

It's important to recognize when we need to call to God to take care of that negative energy. Praying for discernment is key, as well as just simply practicing.

Spiritual warfare is really one of the greatest blessings we have. We don't have to wallow in the darkness, we can call for spiritual protection from the forces of light and they will fight back and raise us out of whatever negative state of mind or being we are in.

Written By Jennifer L Auld

Friday, August 15, 2014

Do You Have God's Peace?

By Pastor Stephen Piersall

Wars and even more wars, every day in the news it is the headlines! Have you ever done a study and find a time that there was NOT a war on this planet? Even Jesus described to his disciple's wars, and rumors of wars would be a sign toward "End of Times." That fact alone makes it difficult for us to figure that one out, considering WWI & II, were the wars to end all wars.

Have you ever stopped to think of whom is the mastermind of wars? Satan is the driving influence behind man's viciousness to his fellow man. He is the source of instigation of wars. Satan wants to eradicate humans because he knows our ultimate potential of becoming glorified sons of God. He hates that our destiny is, among other things, to judge angels (1 Corinthians 6:3, Hebrews 2:10, 1 Peter 5:8).

The devil cannot directly destroy human beings without God's express permission (Job 1:12, Luke 22:31). Therefore, he sets himself to influence humans to destroy themselves, hoping to end it all through the bloodshed of the Great Tribulation (Matthew 24:21).

Satan will fail, but the path of his destruction is right before our eyes. Here are some examples?

·      Abortion

·      Alcohol

·      Drive-by shootings

·      Drugs

·      Genocide

·      Process foods

·      Race riots

·      School shootings

·      Smoking


I am sure you can name a few more yourself. We, for the most part, are not directly affected unless a friend or family member, or a well-known personality, e.g., Robin Williams. Yes, it is a shame for anyone. For that matter, to die because of Satan's influence.

I figured since this is fresh in our minds, to mention once again, there is an alternative. No amount of money can buy you the life insurance policy that Jesus has for us. If you have not accepted the gift of Salvation, now is the time to decide. God created us in his image, but also gave us "Free-will" to determine what we do with our own lives.

Buying a new car, yes we can sleep on it and decide in the future. As for your opportunity of eternal life in Heaven, you may NOT awaken the next day to consider it more. Now, is the time to decide! If you already are a Christian, I ask you how many individuals are on your own prayer journal that you are praying for regarding salvation.

If you are against it altogether, go about your day as you see fit.

If you are on the fence and leaning toward God, drop to your knees and just ask Our LORD Jesus for forgiveness. My staff and I are available, and you can contact us multiple ways listed below. We will be glad to answer your questions, guide, and pray for you. Even so, YOU must make the first step. † 



May God shine his light through you 
Pastor Stephen Piersall
God's Preservation Ministry Soul Care 


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