Just because you can legally get away with something doesn't mean you should. And why do you need a law to tell you to be descent and fair anyway? Shouldn't we just each try to be fair and descent because it's the right thing to do?
I've always tried to help others. It's been one of the core traits that I've brought into this lifetime: help those in need. You wouldn't have to know me very long at all to see that I'm kind, compassionate and loving. Last week, after carting all three of my children to the dentist, a woman approached me in the parking lot. She told me she was stranded and needed help. I didn't hesitate. I immediately got into my purse and gave her all the cash I had, which admittedly, wasn't much. But she left me better then when she arrived. And shouldn't we always leave better than when we arrive?
I started helping stranded/homeless people when I was a teenager and got my first job. More than half of my very first paycheck went to help a family stranded on the side of the road who held signs indicating they were hungry. I bought them lunch and dinner that day. I learned the value of a dollar - both for my life and for the life of someone who was hungry. But now, I find myself the one needing help. And I do need it - for my family. In 2009, we moved our family to Glen Rose, Texas for my husband to take a job at Fossil Rim wildlife preserve. I immediately fell in love with the small town and the beautiful scenery. However, some parts of Glen Rose, TX were not reciprocating that same love to me. In 2010, I started volunteering my time offering my time, intuitive gifts, and experience to individuals who were struggling. I understood pain and and disability all too well. I just "volunteered" my Intuitive and Minister's services for others who were ready to give up. It gave me self confidence and enough experience to hopefully, someday, be a professional Intuitive and Healer. It wasn't about money, and I didn't make any. I just wanted to help. A few folks at Fossil Rim had issue with me and my gifts. The short version is this: The Director of Education, who had formerly been a friend, sent me a message that she could not be friends or associated with me because my "angel ministry conflicted with her faith." And immediately following that message, my husband began being regularly harassed. Every single write up and reprimand included "your wife, Leslie Draper. . " My husband was never once reprimanded for his job performance or conduct. The ONLY marks on his record were those beginning with "Your wife, Leslie Draper. . . "After more than a year of harassment, Scott received noticed that his "Job was in Jeopardy" (the most severe reprimand Fossil Rim has). Once again, it was because "his wife, Leslie Draper. . . " had offended the head of HR and the head of the Education Department (the former friend who had cut ties with me because of "angel ministry conflicted with her faith). And knowing Scott would soon lose his job, we loaded up our family and moved back to Oklahoma. All you have to do is read my FB updates from that time or even read my blogs about being homeless to know what a difficult and painful experience it was for our family. We filed a Religious Discrimination Lawsuit against Fossil Rim, but they had far more money and power than we had, and when they demanded multiple things, including costly depositions from us in rapid fire order, we had no choice but to release the lawsuit. It literally came down to feeding our children or making Fossil Rim be accountable for their actions. In what can only be determined to be one of the CRUELEST and most UNFAIR outcomes ever, Fossil Rim has asked the court to make us pay for their legal fees. So not only do they get away with harassment, hate, and discrimination, they are now going to punish us for trying to bring them to justice. We have been ordered to pay $864 to Fossil Rim. And if we don't, this money will accumulate interest forever. I am asking for all of my Facebook Friends, Family, Acquaintances, and Internet Connections to each send a small monetary payment to help cover the $864. Even a $1 donation will help. A $5 donation would be wonderful and a $10 to $20 donation would be immensely helpful. If you want to mail the donation directly to Fossil Rim, you may do so via: Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
Att: Payment for Draper's Legal Judgment - Cause C10210
2155 County Road 2008
Glen Rose, Texas 76043Please include a copy of the court order number (Cause C10210) and PLEASE let me know of the donation, so I can have a record of it, so when they come after my family for this payment, I can account for all donations made. OR You can Donate via Give Forward:
Please know - this is not just about the money. It's about stopping Fossil Rim from hurting my family anymore. It's about having friends, family and even strangers who support religious freedom and freedom from discrimination and harassment to stand with us and say "What you did is NOT okay." And you may have been able to legally get away with it -- but it's still wrong! What can you do to help? Write letters! Get involved! Donate! And help spread this message. And if you live in an at-will employment state, please contact your legislators and tell them that at-will employment hurts families.
Edit: Many people have inquired how to contact the board members at Fossil Rim, and the truth is that I haven't been able to find a complete list of board members anywhere. However, via internet search, I have found the following. You may use this information to contact these board directors. Access to the board members is prohibited for employees. Rob Baker
Finance Sr. Director - Nuclear Operations & DevelopmentDallas/Fort Worth AreaUtilities Current
- Fossil Rim,
- Wounded Warriors
http://www.ogletreedeakins.com/attorneys/alicia-s-voltmer#_professional-activitiesAlicia Voltmer is actually Fossil Rim's attorney and a board member.Joel Thierston
http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php/Christine_Jurzykowski** You can read the court order below:
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I’m an opinionated girl. Always have been. I guess you can say I was born believing there was right, and there was wrong. And the core of those beliefs have stayed the same, even though the details have undergone a fine tuning or two.
There’s a right way to treat people, and there’s a wrong way to treat people. There’s a right way to share your beliefs and there’s a wrong way to share ‘em. And there’s a right way to bring about change and there’s a wrong one.
Let’s start with the right way to treat people. At the end of the day, when you treat people right, everyone wins. You feel like you’ve been fair and respectful, and the other person feels the same way. When you treat people the right way, everyone is equal. The homeless guy on the street corner has just has much respect as the CEO of the nearest Fortune 500 company. You see, when you treat people fairly, you recognize that the seed of humanity – the very essence of who we are and why we are here – is the same in everyone , from the billionaire to the cashier.
There’s a right way to share your beliefs, and that way is through honesty and fairness. If you have to put down a fellow human
to prove or justify your beliefs, then something is wrong. If your belief system includes creating superiority based on some false measure of “goodness”, then your belief system only exists by perpetuating a false disconnect from one man
to another. Remember that seed of humanity? It’s in us all. Every last one. And that seed is all the truth we need. That seed reminds us that we are all deeply, intimately and powerfully connected to one another. And through God’s eyes, my unemployed neighbor is just as valuable as my neighbor on the other side who is a medical doctor. And if you are perpetuating a belief system
that does not reflect the connectedness and love for every single human, then you are missing the big picture.
And those people who are so blindly hung up on straight love versus same sex love are missing the big picture. There is only love. There is no such thing as straight love or gay love. Love is love. Period. A fundamental truth being missed here is this: Our souls do not have gender. That’s right. If you look at us on the soul level, you will see that we are beautiful spirit beings, and we simply choose a gender for this incarnation. And soul based love is beautiful. It’s powerful. It transcends all issues of gender or race.
Sometimes, girls fall in love with boys, and sometimes girls fall in love with girls. It doesn’t bother me in the least. The
last time I checked, the “girls loving girls club” wasn’t out there trying to recruit new members. They’d probably not even attempt to recruit me anyway, since I’ve been married to my high school sweetheart (male, in case you were curious) for 19 years. But as a first amendment supporter, I do support your right to say “it’s not for me.” I support your right to believe whatever you feel led to believe. . . until that moment you start violating the rights of others. Then your rights pretty much end. It’s simple: If you have an opinion that violates others, then keep it to yourself. (and I'm also going to recommend you start some serious soul work to try to find out why you must tear another person - or group of people - apart to feel whole within yourself. A person who feels whole and complete within himself does not need to issue edicts of right or wrong for the lives of others. That's the job of someone who is fractured. See God within everyone, and you will no longer feel the need to tear God (or that person) apart. )
And this falls under that “the right way to share your beliefs” topic. You see, I don’t have a problem that Dan Cathy prefers a
traditional man and woman marriage. I support his right to believe whatever he wants. The problem is when he operates a business on those beliefs and decides to go public spreading hate and fear. The second he violates the rights of others, he has crossed the line. His comments were harmful to any family that does not fit his “Bible definition” of what a family should be. Of course, Cathy does put his money where his mouth is, and reports indicate Chick-Fil-A has donated more than $2 Million dollars to anti-gay groups. This is a problem. The moment you realize you are donating more than $2 Million dollars not to support a group but to go against a group, that means you’ve been sharing your beliefs via fear, prejudice, and trying to harm/minimize another group of people.
Let’s put this in a slightly different context.
What if a powerful CEO donated $2 Million dollars to organizations whose purposes were to keep the races pure? What if these groups were purposed around ensuring white people only married white people, and brown people only married brown people? Would it be different? Of course it would! In 2012, the very idea that someone could attempt to legitimize racism through “keeping the races pure” is absolutely abominable. It’s disturbing! But it wasn’t 50 years ago. Prior to the Civil Rights Movements of the 1960’s, it was perfectly acceptable to require black people to use separate restroom facilities from white people, and for black people to stand on the bus. It was perfectly acceptable until 1954 to segregate public schools. And if we think back to what we all learned in American History, Religion was used as justification for slavery and subsequent racist policies. (Hint: Just as it’s being used by Dan Cathy in his discrimination against any family who doesn’t fit the “Bible” litmus test.) Thankfully, we’ve come a long way since those days of separate but equal, but we still have a lot of work to do –on many fronts.
It is my sincerest hope that it doesn’t take 50 years to look back on this moment and find Dan Cathy’s hurtful words just as shocking as we now find segregation. I believe we are more evolved. We are more aware of the pain and long lasting effects of legitimized discrimination. I am going to hold faith that we can evolve without the violence, arrests, and anger that it took to shake the system in the 1960’s. I do believe we can heal this injustice through love.
It’s time to shake the system. It’s time to say that we have evolved past separate but equal. We have evolved past disconnectedness. We are capable of seeing that seed of humanity within every single person on this planet, and that seed alone means we are worthy of respect and love.
No matter how we proceed from here, we must remember that fear and hate cannot grow love and acceptance. We must create the change we want to see in others.
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I am so grateful for so many wonderful people, experiences and things in my life. I am also grateful for the truth.
And I am grateful that the truth always comes out. Sometimes, it may takes weeks to months to years, but the truth will always be known.
The truth is that I love Norman. The truth is that I have a wonderful, caring, and spiritual community here. I never knew life could be so wonderful!
After spending time in Texas and surrounded by fear, hate, rejection, and toxicity, I am loving OklaHOMEa. It's been amazing! I am so grateful for my new friends at church, the growth and beauty of my Angel Ministries, and the beautiful light that now surrounds my life.
Finally - I get exactly what I wanted: a wonderful spiritually evolved community. I am part of an amazing spiritual family and I am so very grateful.
It's so funny when I think about it. I did not want to move back to Oklahoma. I stomped my feet. I kicked my legs. I was adamant. There was no way I wanted to move to another state in the Bible Belt. I had enough fear based religion to last me several life times. So it was under protest that I moved to Norman. But God always knows best, and spirit led me exactly where I am supposed to be.
I'm still not sure Norman is actually in Oklahoma. I think maybe we're in some alternate Universe -- one of love, peace and spirituality. But the truth is that it doesn't matter. I'm home. I am exactly where I am supposed to be, and I've been busier sharing my messages of Angelic Guidance more in the 5 months I've lived in Norman than the last 2 years combined.
The road to Norman was bumpy and painful. It was full of soul lessons and rapid soul growth. But the good news is that I'm here. I survived it all. My soul and peace are intact and I am home.
I have exciting news! As of today, September 13th, 2011, I am officially joining the Highest Light House!
www.HighestLightHouse.comThe Highest Lighthouse is a spiritual resource center founded by Tony Burroughs! (Tony is the writer of the popular daily email messages called The Bridge at www.intenders.org and has authored nine books including The Intenders Handbook, The Highest Light Teachings, The Code: 10 Intentions for a Better World, 2 Adventure Novels, and he has produced three videos, entitled The Intention Process, On the Road with The Code, and Living by Manifesting. All of Tony's works are available on this website. His most recent project is The Vision Alignment Project and he has two books being released in 2012: The Law of Agreement published by Weiser Books and Get What You Want: The Art of Making and Manifesting Your Intentions published by Viva Editions)
Tony is a well respected author and teacher and I am so excited to be part of his organization! I know the Highest Lighthouse will bring together wonderful spiritual teachers and healers! And I am thrilled to be part of the team. For now, I will continue to have my weekly radio show on Blog Talk Radio, but I am putting the intention in place of finding another host for my show.
I have started writing my first book and already have one publisher interested in seeing the first draft! Movement forward. Embracing momentum.
Spirit Led and Divinely Guided.
I wish I could say that being a Light Worker and Angel Minister has provided me with all the secrets of the Universe. I wish I could say that I live a perfect life and always know the correct thing to do or say. Nevertheless - I am just another spirit being having a human experience.
If there is one thing that life has taught me, it's this: God brings us lessons that become tools in our toolbox of life experiences. And then we,in turn, can take those lessons and share them with others. And if we go through something traumatic, isn't it better to be able to share it so that someone else can benefit from the knowledge and experience you've gained?
For years, I wondered why I lost my father when I was ten years old. It was a traumatic event that shaped most of my life, and as my oldest daughter approached her tenth birthday last year, all I could do was pray that she would never know that heart ache - the loss of a parent (while still being a child.) But having had the experience of losing my father, I have been able to provide a great deal of empathy and comfort to grieving people who have recently lost a loved one.
And I recently found myself wondering the same thing about being homeless this summer. We spent the summer of 2011 homeless. We lived in a less-than-desirable hotel for a while- for as long as we could afford it. And then we stayed with relatives for awhile. We lived in a very dangerous area where there was both a stabbing and a shooting in the complex in the first two weeks! It was hot this summer. So hot. The temperatures were over 100 for more than two months. We spent our days in the public library and any place with air conditioning. My children spent their summer vacation sleeping in living room floors, bedroom floors and a less than desirable hotel room. I even spent a few weeks staying awake all night long because I was too terrified to fall asleep because of the high crime area we were in. My kids did not have the benefit of their beds, their toys, their belongings or even their own space. It broke my heart to hear my babies cry to "go home" -- but we had no home. Everything we knew about our lives was gone.
I received a monetary gift from another lightworker and ordained minister, and the first thing I bought was each of my daughters a pillow pet. Why? So no matter where they slept, they had a pillow that was theirs. It wasn't much, but it was one thing I could do to help them adjust to all the rapid changes spiraling in our lives.
I disappeared from my website, blog and fb for a while too. Our primary focus became survival -- struggling to take care of the immediate needs. Everything else took a back seat.
I cried myself to sleep every night for two months. I put on my brave happy face for my kids, but at night, when no one was looking, I simply fell to pieces. I have always believed I was a good mother. I have always put my children's needs first, and I would make any sacrifice for their happiness. But how could I still be a good mother with children without a home? without a bed? without stability and security?
There were times when I honestly didn't know how we would survive this summer. I'm 36 year old, but I've never been homeless before. I've never experienced true poverty before this summer. I see everything so differently now. It took every cent we had to move into our present home, and it left nothing for electricity or groceries. One time, I even had to borrow money from my best friend and soul sister just to buy food. We were out. We were literally out of food. I've never experienced that before either. Hunger. We had no milk, no bread, no cheese, no peanut butter, no meat, nothing. We literally had nothing. In all my life, I had never experienced anything like it.
I learned how humbling it is to ask for assistance. A local church blessed us by paying our electric bill one month, and wonderful earth angels bought my girls' school supplies and school clothes. In short, my family experienced an absolute collapse of our lives, our financial security, our stability, our everything. And somehow, we survived.
People ask me all the time - after everything that has happened, have I lost my faith? And the answer is no. My faith is stronger than ever. I have absolutely lived my worst fears. I have watched my children suffer and beg for some kind of normalcy in their lives. I have seen my family face its worst moments - and survive.
And now, I have the opportunity to help others facing similar situations. This was a powerful and life changing soul lesson for me, and I have the ability to help others.
So whatever you are facing in your life -- maybe it's disease, disability, poverty, a broken heart, abandonment, betrayal, loss, or even a total collapse of your life, look for the soul lessons within. What can you take from this experience?? how has it made you stronger? How can you take what you've been through and help others? We are asked to teach what we need to learn.
There is something very empowering about surviving your worst fear. Because mostly, the *power* of our fear is the unknown, and when you've lived through your fear, it's no longer unknown. It's tangible. It's real. It's certain. You can feel it. And through this - you can overcome it.
We are a collection of our experiences. We are charged with the task of growing from our soul lessons, so we may grow as spirit beings. This past summer was full of unfamiliar and uncomfortable experiences and there were days when I didn't know how or if we were going to make it through. But we did. And we are more powerful spirit beings for it. Times of rapid soul growth can be very difficult, but if we embrace the lessons and focus on moving forward, we can transcend them.
In closing, I leave you with this thought ---
What if you were living your worst fear tomorrow? What would you learn from it? How would your soul grow? How would this e
I cannot say thank you enough for all your support and wonderful encouragement!
I have roughly collected statements from around 100 people who have been on my FB page for over a year. These individuals are offering me their support. Thanks!If you've been on my page and would like to support me by writing a statement, please let me know. I do have quite a few, but I would honestly like to have roughly 50% of all the friends on my page write these statements. To Whom It May Concern:I was on Leslie's Facebook for close to a year. I have never seen her post anything attacking the morals, ethics, or character of anyone. Nor have I seen her mention the name of any ***** *** employee in any of her postings.Sincerely,Emmalee M.***************************************************************************May 12, 2011 To whom it may concern, I have been a facebook friend of Leslie Draper (Lightworker) since early fall 2010. About the time she started her radio show on blogtalkradio.com I have never known her to, or seen her attack anyone on facebook, or at any time. She is a wonderful individual and mentor to me. She always been very polite, informative, and helpful in her posts on facebook. Feel free to email me at XXXXX for further comments if so required.****************************************************************************************To whomever it may concern: I have been a friend of Leslie Draper for a very very long time in life and on facebook. Not only does the accustions enrage me that she would ever use the facebook to do any harm to anyone's charater, or personally name or atttack anyone, but it literally sickens me. Leslie is one of my biggest backers in believing whatever I belive but to be passionate about it. She does not ever force opinons of hers on me, or at any point bad mouthed, named or used this for negative things. I can think of many many times that she could have, and times that I probably would have but yet she never does. I would be glad to talk to anyone about this, as I look at her page almost daily. She has one of the kindest hearts that I know. Amanda Ramsey**********************************************************************************************To Whom It May Concern:My name is SLC, and I have been on Leslie Draper's facebook page for approximately 1 year. I read Leslie's status updates often and I have never seen her attack anyone's character or ethics. I have also never seen her mention any of her husband's coworkers by name or identifying information.Sincerely, S. L.C.*************************************************************************************************To Whom It May Concern: My name is JL, and I have been on Leslie Draper's facebook page for approximately eleven months. I read Leslie's status updates often and I have never seen her attack anyone's character or ethics. I have also never seen her mention any of her husband's coworkers by name or identifying information. Sincerely, J. L. ************************************************************************************************************To Whom It May Concern: My name is JJ I have been on Leslie Draper's facebook page (personal and private) for at least a year if not longer. I read Leslie's status updates often and I have never seen her attack one of her husband's coworkers character or ethics. I have also never seen her mention any of her husband's coworkers by name or identifying information. Sincerely, JJ************************************************************************************************************To whom it may conern: My name is D.S. , and I have been on Leslie Draper's facebook page for approximatately seven months . I read Leslie's status updates everyday and I have never seen her attack anyone's charactor or eithics. I have also never seen her mention any of her husbands coworkers by name or identifying information. Sincerely, DS **********************************************************************************************************To whom it may concern,My name is Sandra Nieto and I live in Melbourne Australia. I have been on Leslie Draper's facebook page for approximately one year. I read Leslie's status updates often and I have never seen her attack anyone's character or ethics. I have also never seen her mention any of her husband's coworkers by name or identifying information. She is a person of high integrity who would be incapable of such things.Sincerely, Name: Sandra Nieto************************************************************************************************
This is my first blog in a while. While I have wanted to blog, I haven't had the time or energy to do so. Everything in my life has changed - in an instant.
One of the founding principals of our nation is religious freedom - and freedom for persecution based on religion. But as the last few months have taught me, we have a long ways to go.
My husband worked for a wildlife preserve in Texas since 2009. He had been promoted three times and had excellent performance reviews. In fact, he had never been in trouble a single time for his work performance. Then, on April 25th 2011, my husband was informed his "job was in jeopardy" -- not because of anything he did, but because of his wife's face book and website. In short, because of his wife's religion. Let me repeat: His job was in jeopardy because of his wife's face book and website (i.e. religion) -- not because of his action or performance.
My husband requested a meeting with the Executive Director, his request was denied. My husband was bullied out of his job because two women had a problem with my Light Worker business. I have emails and private messages from both of them -- telling me that they could not be publicly associated with me because of my religion. My husband tried to show those messages to the executive director, but he was denied any opportunity to meet with him.
I have hundreds of pages of documentation - PROVING the head of HR and education director at this wildlife preserve broke the law. I have hundreds of pages of documentation alleging sex discrimination, religious discrimination and other forms of discrimination. In fact, I have one report alleging the head of HR frequently sprays holy water in the offices of employees she deems "evil" or "possessed by demons."
My husband was forced out of his job, and then we were forced out of our home. I was accused of "witch craft." Now, I know many wiccans, and they are some of the most loving and energetically educated people around. I have nothing against wicca or witch craft, but I am not associated with either. I am a Light Worker. I have a deep and profound faith in God. I speak to Angels, which is not wrong or even all that rare. If you are a Christian, read your Bible. There are countless references to Angels and those who speak to them.
So now -- because of religious discrimination, we have lost everything. We ended up homeless (with 3 children) and without income or security.
We did file a complaint with the EEOC and we were given permission to file a lawsuit for religious discrimination, but lawsuits takes years. And we are struggling now.
I have decided to go public. I will be sending all my documentation to news stations and civil rights groups. I hope to find SOMEONE willing to take a stand against this injustice.
Lara Logan with CNN was at this wildlife preserve earlier this year. I am hoping CNN will be willing to review the documentation I have.
If you are someone with a news station or the ACLU, please contact me. I have literally hundreds of pages of documentation.
THOMPSON v. NORTH AMERICAN STAINLESS, LP ( No. 09-291 )
567 F. 3d 804
In this case, a man is fired - not because of his own actions but because of the actions of his fiancé. The Supreme Court ruled it is illegal to retaliate against an employee due to the actions of a spouse/fiancé/other. This one specifically applies!
Thompson meets the definition of an "aggrieved" worker under Title VII: "Thompson was an employee of NAS, and the purpose of Title VII is to protect employees from their employers' unlawful actions. Moreover, accepting the facts as alleged, Thompson is not an accidental victim of the retaliation — collateral damage, so to speak, of the employer's unlawful act. To the contrary, injuring him was the employer's intended means of harming Regalado."
NLRB vs. American Medical Response
In this case, an employee called her boss a “dick” and “scumbag” on her face book account. He fired her and she sued. Recent federal rulings have protected the employee’s right to use social media. Can you imagine an employee being fired for someone else's face book? No? Me neither.
And lastly, it is illegal to discriminate against someone on the basis of religion. And I, Leslie Draper, and a spiritual teacher and ordained minister. My “Angel ministry stuff” IS my religion.
I know many of my friends and clients already know - but my family has been the victim of severe religious discrimination to the point of persecution. We have lost our income, security and even our home because of the hate and fear of two women.
I have spent much of this morning in meditation and prayer. And God, through my Angels, has provided me with so much insight and clarity.
Yesterday, I went with my daughter's class to the Ft. Worth Zoo. First, that zoo is awesome! I highly recommend visiting the Ft Worth Zoo. The Wild Texas exhibit was amazing, and we loved it. My oldest daughter kept saying "I"m having such a good time Mom. This place is great." I agree. It was a very lovely day, and the weather was perfect.
As we were leaving, we road the train from the Texas Wild area back to the main gate. During this trip, the train went through a wooden tunnel. In the tunnel, there were areas where the light broke through the wooden beams and beautiful rays of pure sunshine were illuminating the darkest parts of the tunnel. It was beautiful. Breathtaking. There is something metaphorically profound in those rays of light.
Right now, our earth and populations are in the midst of an energy shift. And the shift is the result of these rays of light illuminating darkened areas.
If you are one of these rays of light, then thank you! The task in front of you is important and profound. Together, we are helping turn dark into light.
But remember this truth: There is only light and the absence of light. Dark is merely the absence of light. Nothing more. Nothing less. Same with God. There is only God and the absence of God. God is absolute. God is everywhere and within everyone. And if we encounter someone who is lost, it's not a "darkness" within - it is merely the absence of Light and the disconnect from God.
One of my all time favorite says is this: If I lose the ability to believe people can change, then I lose all faith in humanity.
I choose to believe we can always become rays of light. We can also remember the seed of God that is within each of us. We can always reconnect to our Truth - the God - and make decisions that align with that connection.
In that sentiment, I always lift up my family and friends in prayer, but it's even more important that I pray for those who are disconnected from God
I have so much to say - but I can't. At least not yet.
But I am beginning a massive project of sorts. Spirit (God) has brought this project into my life and has asked me to see it through to the end. And I will.
Remember, God does not always call the qualified. He qualifies the called. In my case, he is asking me to embrace the Indigo Warrior within, so I shall. The truth is this warrior energy has always been within me. It's always been a core part of who I am. I have just chosen to embrace and nurture other parts of myself for the last few years. But the warrior is still there. Still breathing. Still pulsing.
And with that sentiment, I raise my hand and assume my duty.
At moments like this, I am so grateful that as a psychic medium, I am able to seek the guidance of wonderful ascended masters: like Jesus Christ, Arch Angel Michael, Mother Mary, and Ida-Ten.
I have much to share about Jesus Christ - but that is for another day.
But I do have some parting thoughts --
We have all learned Bin Laden is now dead. Many people had hoped this news would bring healing and closure. But death only brings the closing of a chapter. It's up to us on how to proceed from here. How will the next part be written? In my very humble opinion, we must choose a path that embraces peace.
It saddens me how many people try to use Christianity and/or Jesus Christ as a weapon. You cannot throw empty religion - or mis-characterize one of the greatest teachers of peace and love that our world has ever known -- and turn Christianity or Jesus into a weapon. Neither of these will attack another on your behalf. Jesus teaches love, forgiveness, and peace. So I do not understand why people are thanking a Master Teacher of Peace and Love for a violent death? No one can hide behind Jesus or Christianity, if they are rejoicing in violence.
Let's choose peace. Peace for our planet. Peace for our people. And Peace for our lives.
And I will leave you with a quote:
I mourn the loss of thousands of precious lives, but I will not rejoice in the death of one, not even an enemy. Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that"
Martin Luther King Jr.