Friday, January 30, 2015

Jewels of Truth Statements & Favorite Quotes of the Month

Hello All,

Good News!

I'm about to hand off to my publisher iUniverse my version of the final draft of Volume 3 of the "Jewels of Truth" series. From there it takes another month more or less to type set into book form. With some minor alterations if any on my end or there's in the publishing process. Let's hope Volume 3 publishes sometime in the month of March of this year!

For you the ardent reader of my past and current work you'll notice a very large portion of Volume 3. Is already freely available here on this blog site of "Atrayo's Oracle". Although this blog site lacks a proper direct form of indexing I hope you'll prefer the book form in the future. Like I've stated in the past so far this has been a one man show on my end. I'm writing Volume 6 right now at the current count of #1,914 "Jewels of Truth" spiritual wisdom statements. Meaning I'm playing catch-up just getting these volumes published. Whereby Volumes 4 & 5 are loosely sitting in a dusty bin collecting dust until I crank them out in a proper order.

To be frank iUniverse is a self-publisher I lack the expertise if not the support to fully pursue this like the pros. So on a wing and a prayer I fulfill my genuine dharma in fits and starts until it can perhaps take on a professional level if at all.

Now to this month's "Jewels of Truth" trio in the series #1063-1065. On the topics of: Mysticism, Sleep, and Unconditional Love. May you enjoy them and find them speaking to you on the level of the soul seeking reflection of self.

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Mysticism:

1063) All souls who art in heaven reside with God(dess) right now. The countless brethren of souls become reborn into the reality of all physical and ethereal matter. Whom are also made in the equal likeness and Image of the Creator God. Share in his eternal glory alongside his divine presence wherever he may reside in principle. For this totally means that our souls that are of grace by choice are always with God in heaven as our parental protector. The other children as our siblings in spirit alone that chose to fall from grace reside with God in hell by choice. This dichotomy escapes no one as to further stretch this truth to its fullest expression.  

Every incarnated (im)mortal entity in our Creation be it on Earth or elsewhere in our shared cosmos. Is equally a multidimensional spiritual being made in the Image and Likeness of God(dess). Meaning our combined macro souls reside in our physical reality, and subsequently also in heaven or hell by the alignment of our lives acted out by intent. As God the absolute is Omnipresent everywhere we as his divine children piggyback onto such a dynamic as living souls. We are capable of simultaneous existence in more than one dimension at a time. To deny this power is to choose to become ignorant of the glory of God expressed through our souls as the First Cause. Amen.                                                 ---Ivan Pozo-Illas / Atrayo.

Sleep:

1064) When we slumber unconsciously we are closest to our purest spiritual essence completely. It was like this when we were not yet born into physical Creation for this particular incarnation in life. And it shall be again when our day and hour comes to pass for us to return into a pure spiritual form. It will be for all divine beings in the fullest origin of all that is best in silence. The looseness of the mind is how we dream in jumbled expressions with symbolism and arcane meanings to decipher, if ever. Unbounded and accelerated is how we as spiritual beings perceive life where time and space are senseless to us.  

We can be lucid when we're unconscious as we sleep as we can be lucid when our roles are reversed in wakefulness. It may seem that we dream alone when we sleep and this isn't so. We are never alone for the Holy Spirit is always with us even in our nightmares waiting for us to cry out for an intervention of love. As in life we may cry out for an intervention of grace to sweep our lives to a deeper place of sanctified meaning. Our Oneness is assured of every iota based on our needs and wants according to the "Will of God". Amen.                                         ---Ivan Pozo-Illas / Atrayo.

Unconditional Love:

1065) When it is spoken to love unconditionally is it not meant to love as a zealot. It is meant to love without conditions but in a course of life by moderation. An Absolute Love can only be offered by our Creator God(dess) whom is perfect and omniscient in all ways. We as the created children in the Holy Spirit were formed to live as souls. Be it as life which sometimes may be people or something entirely different in all the wonders ever to be encountered in Creation.  

We can love with our without conditions. When we love with conditions than such a love will prove eventually to be wholly defective in nature. As the weight of the conditions will be nigh impossible to maintain over time. Otherwise if we love without conditions it will be harder in practice to live out. But, it is also purest in being closest to God himself in divine principle or first cause. Unconditional Love may not be Absolute Love, but it is the best we have together to offer each other as people and the world at large. Amen.                                                      ---Ivan Pozo-Illas / Atrayo.

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Do not look for a sanctuary in anyone except yourself. ---Buddha.

The Glory of God is a human being fully alive. ---St. Itenaeus.

Hold to the now, the here, through which all future plunges to the past.                                                    ---James Joyce.

Pleasant words are like a honeycomb, sweetness to the soul and health to the body. ---Proverbs 16:24

You have given him his Heart's desire, and have not withheld the request of his lips. ---Psalm 21:2

If you dedicate yourself to service, the doors will open. ---Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan.

Be humble for you are made of Earth. Be noble for you are made of Stars. ---Serbian Proverb.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Public Safety Concept: "Legislative Restrictions of Non-Powder Guns to Minors"

Hello All,

When I first decided to do this proposed concept regarding the Federal government to enact legislation restricting non-powder guns to minors. They're often called toy or imitation guns which is a misnomer and a tragic mix up as you'll soon learn why. Non-Powder Guns are compressed gas fired weapons be they a compressed gas cylinder as in paint ball weapons. Or pump action BB (plastic) and Pellet (metal) based ammunition that usually fire silently and can be used to hunt small game animals.




The Cleveland, Ohio 12 year old youth named "Tamir Rice" got caught up briefly with the national infamous cases of Ferguson, Missouri and New York City. Of the hotbed police shootings of unarmed black males although in the New York City case it was a fatal choke hold caught on video of "Mr. Eric Garner". Young Tamir's case wasn't unheard of as tragic as that sounds by just doing a search on the Internet will show. However the so-called toy gun (BB / Pellet gun) is one capable of killing nonetheless and maiming due to the chronic cases of children losing their eye to an ill placed shot to the face.

My conceptual proposal for the interested general public would be to enact Federal legislation. To restrict access to minors under the age of 16 years old of the aforementioned non-powder weapons. Right now in 24 U.S. States there are a variety of State wide ordinances to restrict the usage of these non powder guns with minors. However the rest of the Union of those 26 States and on the Federal level do not have any such legislative restrictions.

One of the greatest barriers is the cultural myth or fallacy that these non-powder weapons are Toys. They aren't since if such a weapon is used in the commission of a crime its treated as a regular assault by a deadly weapon. So I first recommend that the famous public national service announcement agency known as the "Ad Council" (Link) be enlisted. To develop a PSA (Public Service Announcement) educating the masses regarding the real basis of non-powder weapons (ie BB, Pellet, & Paint Ball). In conjunction with such a televised commercial spotlight to have all public school districts create educational modules to teach parents. Of the ill societal effects of unsupervised minors with non-powder weapons. To allocate Federal and State block grants for such a purpose via the Dept. of Education and affiliated Federal and State Law Enforcement Agencies. To partner with non-profit organizations that are gun safety oriented and other children advocacy groups. Also, any private schools are welcome on a voluntary basis to partake in such a national public education initiative.

The second initiative supported by Federal Law Enforcement agencies be they the ATF (Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms) or the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigations) if warranted. Including every State Trooper and local police department to coordinate with governmental grants and private donations to offer a string of Gun Buy Back Events. That include the purchase of unwanted non-powder guns during such a national and regional education campaign. Once the ignorance is pealed back from parents as to what lays usually in the non or under supervised hands of their children. Let them think twice about owning such a classification of weapons in the home.  

The final thrust of such a movement is to have sympathetic lobbying groups. Be they from the general public or from industry to petition both houses of the Federal Congress.  To develop a bi-partisan bill modeled after the best in the aforementioned 24 U.S. States have in their laws already. Here are a few examples what these 24 U.S. States have in common with restrictions to minors regarding non-powder guns. Children bringing such a weapon to school (Public or Private) including brandishing it in a school bus is an immediate disciplinary expulsion. Other examples are of no brandishing such weapons in public or where the public can be endangered. This includes the public transit system, public parks or recreational facility, and often direct supervision is required from a parent or adult guardian. (List courtesy of "Pellet Gun Zone.com")

As we all soon can realize our Federal Congress under this era has a popularity rating of horrendous proportions. So if such a movement did get stuck or waffle at the Federal legislation level. A back-up plan to attempt to sweep such an legislation initiative on behalf of families everywhere. Would take this to the other 26 U.S. States that do not have any such restrictions to minors on the books. Otherwise a cursory review of those highly valued States that do to give their existing laws a necessary face lift if at all warranted. Nearly half the country in regards to the States have led by example. And yet our Federal government in regards to living by their own purported values is no where to be found on such an issue.




The picture above is from an October 23rd, 2013 Santa Rosa, California case of a 13 year old boy named "Andy Lopez". That was holding a realistic looking replica to the AK 47 Assault Styled Weapon. The Non-Powdered Weapon is the one on the right hand side. The boy was walking in his neighborhood wearing a hooded sweatshirt and had the barrel pointed upwards. When the police stopped him and ordered him to the ground it was mere seconds later Andy was shot dead. (Link: Santa Barbara County Coalition Against Gun Violence )

Ohio State Representative Alicia Reece already had a bill in the works for her State Congress. Before the tragedy of "Tamir Rice" took place last November 26th, 2014 in the city of Cleveland.(Link: US News.com Reports Ohio Toy Gun Regulation ) This horrifying event for Ohio I'm sure rallies them onwards for humane treatment through safety and prevention for future families in their State. Let's hope Federal and State Legislators stop playing petty bickering games of partisanship when children's lives are at stake.


Friday, January 16, 2015

Jewels of Truth Statement: "Heaven Is The Intention To Be With God Always"

Hello All,

Many of us strive for a world of our own making that is pleasant, if not challenging in the best sense possible. To build our lives around a sense of remarkable purpose by having a positive impact on the world. Many of us do this day in and day out with hardly ever a thank you from our peers or our loved ones. It seems only when we receive a genuine "I Love You" from a child, spouse, assorted relative, or friend. Then the world becomes a more so tolerable place of hope and goodwill at large.

Yet something ancient and profound lays waiting for our attention if we but notice our internal murmurs of the Holy Spirit within us. Dare I say the "Kingdom of God" is only a moment from us in spiritual awareness. When we bring our attention and intention back to the divine within totality. We polish our souls to glisten for a moment between moments. We enter the holy ground of our inner temple just as ourselves not so much to worship God. But just to be One with every form of Love that has given us abundant life. To seek the fountain of everlasting life spiritually speaking we rejuvenate ourselves like the mighty Phoenix of old.

This is the Heaven that is just one intention away from our mind's eye. Led entirely by our combined hearts shared through God onto us your spiritual brothers and sisters of the Earth. Amen.

Today's topic is on Heaven in the series of #1898 written just a week ago. Meant to inspire all regarding the wonders of a living Heaven in each of us. For God is in our midst Right Here and Right Now upholding our fragile lives through his love. Amen.

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Heaven:

1898)  All of Heaven is aglow with the mirth of God's delight with Creation. The meta diversity so splendid that it makes mortals dream of us. We are God plural abiding with his "Holy Spirit" in every regard. Yet, God was before the first spirits took form in origin. We swim in his every majestic glory knowing nothing, but a tranquil abundance of all the riches in benevolence Imaginable. Heaven is a sheer climb to the first mountain top in the celestial "Great Spirit". A palace that shines greater than "Mount Olympus" as a whole in fact. We are all together as the Alpha, Mu, and the Omega in the beginning, middle, and the very end of all things real and unreal. There is no where that we are not through the loving presence of God(dess).

Be still young souls that read this statement, and begin to remember your greatest bliss with God at your side. Be again the lovers and the creators in God's very own Image and Likeness in his Holy Spirit. Only to beget wonders and miracles through your total works in this world and the next. Heaven is a dynamic fusion of spiritual diversity that is not of religions alone. It is of every spiritual tradition ever conceived through the "Mind of God" by the children of God(dess), this is what Heaven and Creation is in simplicity and beauty. Amen.                                                                         ---Ivan Pozo-Illas / Atrayo.

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Jewels of Truth Statement: "Our Souls Have No Gender Whatsoever With God In His Image and Likeness"

Happy New Year!

I hope everyone globally has enjoyed this newly minted year before our very eyes. Although the news of the day around the world can be frightening if you allow it to sink your spirits. Choose instead to be a living grace by any means you wish to define it within benevolence.

Today's first entry for the year 2015 will be a controversial one for those who hold fast to marriage between one man and one woman. As I write this forthcoming spiritual wisdom statement stands more in the mystical deep end of the pool of life. I have written previous "Jewels of Truth" statements on such a topic which I'm rehashing once more. It's worth repeating by so many different angles that it can be spiritually explained beyond the confines of any one religion on the Earth.

This topic also follows a bit of Florida news since the beginning of this week. In the county of "Miami-Dade" which is my hometown the ban of same sex marriages has been lifted across the State. At least until the next legal hiccup burps out another secular civil rights objection. Here is a "Miami Herald" newspaper article online detailing the recent turn of events. "Same-Sex Marriage Begin In Miami-Dade County" (Article link dated Jan. 5th, 2015)

This "Jewels of Truth" statement is #1893 in the series on the topic called "Genderless Souls".

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Genderless Souls:

1893)  Let no man or woman judge their peers in an incomplete truth. For it brings shame to themselves and so it becomes a miscarriage of the sacred dignity of all living souls. All people and even creatures should have an equal grace before God(dess) to love one another in whatever form that is mutually acceptable. To condemn another based upon their sexual orientation when there is love in truth with full devoted expression. Is to deny the "Spirit of God" to co-habitat with such genuine lovers. Be they straight, gay, lesbian, transgendered, and so forth...

I say this with conviction as a mystic soul of the Lord God. Our very souls in God's Immaculate Image and Likeness has No Gender Whatsoever! Our souls as eternal spirits have no genitals or mammalian glands like our physical bodies do. God's own Image and Likeness is a dynamic mysterious paradox beyond our so called rational Puritan values. As it is spoken in (Galatians 3:28)

I quote:

"There is no longer Jew or Greek, there is no longer slave or free, there is no longer Male and Female; for all of you are One in Christ Jesus."

We are all inclusively One in God(dess). Our souls are infinite and eternal as in God's own Image and Likeness. So as to condemn homosexuals who honor their core truth in being true to their living dignity. Is to cast stones only to seek to become victims ourselves as ignorant to your very much genderless or gender free souls in heaven. Our spirits are neither just male or just female for they are both and they are not. It is a living paradox we are majestic souls in an Infinite Image and Likeness of God the Creator. To condemn lovers of whatever sexual orientation or any other form of discrimination. Is to stain yourselves for a time in a fear born from hell alone.

To love one another is meant in a complete holistic manner without remorse or reservations. Bigotry lends itself to a myriad of karmic lessons until you mature as souls incarnated as people. God marries all genuine lovers in a spirit of thanksgiving. So that his colossal "Holy Spirit" spreads in his own Image and Likeness throughout all Creation(s). Amen.                           ---Ivan Pozo-Illas / Atrayo.