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A Sharing Network For All Involved With Celestial Contacts

January 1995 (Vol.3, No.1)


                     FROM THE EDITOR


Well, here we are beginning another year. The last one was quite something for many of us. Before we begin to wonder about the events to come, let us spend a little time looking at all that has happened to each of us to see how far we have come since we discovered the Teaching Mission. It is so easy as time speeds by to forget how much we have been learning from our teachers over the past couple of years. I certainly had a clear opportunity to see "the fruits" of Teaching Mission last fall. "I know" that my experience would not have been such a gift without the constant messages of the teachers - my teachers and your teachers. At night I retire with lessons from my teachers and reading the transcripts you have so graciously and generously shared with me. It is impossible to think of going to sleep without thoughts of the Father, Michael and the many unseen teachers and assistants and their lessons. Prayers of gratitude and joy for their presence flow as naturally as water in a brook. As I progress, I am more aware of these thoughts during the demands of a busy daily life. I'm getting there. I don't feel like the hare (although there are moments of startling clarity), but more like the tortoise. With my teachers, I have become accepting of making slow and steady progress.


My special appreciation to all of you for your many labors of love in transmitting, recording, transcribing and sharing the messages of your teachers and your thoughts and discussions. The benefits that are sown and reaped stretch far beyond the circle of your group. These seeds are finding fertile ground and growing all across Urantia. As someone who has greatly benefited I "know whereof I speak," THANK YOU ALL!!!


I often find myself concerned about how I will be able to manage to do all that needs to be done and still find time to do the newsletter. It has been amazing to me to see that as I moment by moment set out to do what seems to have the highest priority at the time, that an amazing amount actually does get accomplished. I find it helpful to trust that what does get done is the most important and not to worry about the rest. This is something I have been hearing from others within and outside of the Teaching Mission. Perhaps, as we just put our concerns aside and stay in the moment turning the moment over to God is a key we need to be aware of as always, there is so much more that we would like to do - but this is part of our eartly experience - to bring balance into our daily existence as we make the necessary choices of priorities.


In talking with many of you, I am almost always asked the same question about what is going on with others in the Teaching Mission. I am reminded of my comment in the original letter I sent out prior to starting the newsletter -"This newsletter is an attempt to gather the highlights and share them in a condensed form, thus forming a network amongst all those involved." So, know that your brothers and sisters in in this Teaching Mission are very interested and would like the news of what is happening with you and in your groups.


As you are all very, very busy, a brief note with the highlights of your group focus and activities would be much appreciated. Some of you are on the TML electronic network, but there are many of us who are not and still rely on what Michael Million calls the "Snail Mail." Speaking of this, it is helpful to me if you are sending transcripts to send hard copies as my printer is not designed for running large volumes of copies. If you have something for the newsletter and wish to send a disk, my computer only takes the small hard diskes. Thanks.



Thanks to Pam Behling for sharing information from a Reversion Director (See Celestial Words And Teachings). As the Celestial Artisans, Musicians and Reversion Directors are making themselves and their messages known. This is particularly important at this time as many are working in these areas to uplift the Art, Music and Humor of our planet. So, we hope that all who have these contacts will let us hear from you.


My sincere thanks to all of you who have sent contributions and information for the newsletter. With the demands on my time during the tourist season in Florida, I am not able to write to and thank each of you personally as I would like to do.


As we enter the new year, let us continue to share and know that in doing so, we are all seeing a part of and taking part in the greater picture that is unfolding. Let us not be concerned with discrepancies that appear for in time these will be corrected. In the meantime, they offer us the opportunity to learn discernment and to stretch our minds to other possibilities.


May the Spirit of Truth grow ever stronger in each of us this year that we may better know the way to serve our Father and in the Correcting Time.


Allene Vick


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                  FROM THE READERS


BAKERSFIELD, CA - Jack & Gerry Baker write:


Thank you for your Celestial List and Newsleter. We think it's fabulous at the networking going on in this Mission.


A correction on the Teaching Group and Celestial List: Andrea of Buffalo, NY and Bakersfield California are one and the same. She says that the Buffalo group disbanded for some unknown reason and she was reassigned to Bakersfield. Also note, that our town is Bakersfield, not Bakersville, on both lists.


[Thanks for the corrections and hoping to hear of any other additions or corrections - ED.]


We are still being encourged and steadied by Andrea and her helpers and will submit a paragraph or two at a later date.


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SEDONA, AX - Joe McNeil writes:


"There has not been much going on with us here lately as a group, rather we also are under going personal growth episodes. No word of Machiventa's were abouts yet but we've also been told that HE is back!       

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Pam Behling


Min - Honor & Melchizedek Schools - Maharishi

Susan Kimsey


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Mark Austin, a member of the Dallas group, called me while I was in Mexico Beach to tell me about what he is doing and then sent me information about himself along with a tape he has put together playing his songs. I told my story in the October issue in the hopes that others would come forward to share their stories. I am pleased to share part of Mark's story with you.



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                         GROUP NEWS



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                 OF SPECIAL INTEREST

Bob Devine



                        tHE TIM PRESS


Bob Devine


Jesse Thompson - Consolidating Mailing list please let him know

Jeremiah - Latest Paper

Thea's Periodical

Jim Cleveland's issue #5

Jaquith's contiunig sage pape

Paradise Networker

Children Newsleter

Spitiual Colmun by Sonny

The Zooid Mission by Gerdean


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                        NEWS UPDATE


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                 UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

Arkansas - suggestions & Ideas gratitute expressed to Tallahasse and Michael Million

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Bloom where your potted

Charle's poem

Rohmar's poem

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                ADDITIONS & CHANGES


Althena - Group Teacher, Oakland, CA

Bakersville - Should reader Bakersfeild

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                  NETWORK INQUIRIES


Please look over the inquiries below and see if there is anything you have to share as there is someone waiting to hear from you!


*           Wanted - Information on groups, contacts and activities outside of the U.S.


*           Your thoughts and observations about the Teaching Mission


*           Information that would be helpful for children


*           Special focus or activity in your group to help others know whom they might best contact for information along the lines of their interests


*           Teachings that focus on healing


*           Thoughts on how the Teaching Mission and the teaching of The Urantia Book interconnect with the variety of experiences of others on our planet who are following differing paths towards God.

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Althena - Group Teacher, Okaland, CA


Bakersfield, no Bakersville



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F.Y.I. 1993 Accounting




The purpose of this monthly newsletter is to create a network for sharing information among all individuals and groups involved in transmitting and receiving information from celestial contacts. All contributions for the newsletter; correspondence; and requests to be included on the mailing list should be sent to:


                             Allene Vick


It is through a sincere desire to be of service in the process that is happening on our planet, Urantia, at this time that this newsletter has come into existence. The success of this network is dependent upon the help of all of you that it is intended to serve. A special thanks to those of you who sent a financial contribution along with your letters. The continuation of this newsletter will depend upon your interest and sharing. Please let us hear from you. When corresponding, please be sure to mark any information that you do not wish to be shared with "FOR YOUR EYES ONLY." Otherwise, it will be assumed that what is received is for sharing in the T/R NEWS NETWORK.




Well, it's several months later as I add to this paper and I've been lead to read A Course in Miracles. It had the exact food for thought I needed. My whole thought system is being re-thought and added to tremendously. My way of viewing reality is being turned inside out. The Course utterly nails down understanding of the human condition. No other thought but love seems worth my attention. Life just keeps getting better and better. I'm learning more and more, and I'll probably be continuing this paper in the years to come. It just never stops, and I'm glad.


I've just returned from Easter Sunday in Norman, OK. I had the most wonderful personal session with Michael. He guided me through a healing session of an inner child. I'm seeing this inner child as the perception/mis-perception of myself, made real in my mind. A chunk of time in my life, so to speak. A time in my life that pain was experienced and turned away from. Therefore, a part of my illusion of who I thought I was, on that level, was brought to light and love. It enabled me to understand the perception, discarding the illusion, and ascending to become real and one with Michael in my healing. I'm learning that with Michael's help, and stillness, I can learn to bring light and love to these mis-perceptions -- empowering my conciousness to focus on love instead of re-acting to old tapes of denial and pain. Growth and understanding of myself and others is the result.


On Easter Sunday a few of us received a transference from Michael. I think the reason He used transference instead of transmission was that it related so very personally.


Here it is: "In the void I tossed some small stones. Were you to see them, all that you have learned would dictate insignificance: small dark mass in darkness, pebbles unseen in emptiness. You would dismiss them to unimportance. Perhaps.


Some say I am the Offspring of the Eternal Fountain. Some say nothing. Some say I am the alter-voice of ego gone errant.


Listen intently now. I am Michael The Creator. I am your Creator. I am You. And I am calling you to Self-Awareness. You are a fetus in a womb. You are sustained by your environment. All you are and all you know has been fed to you through the tubes of your five senses, your creativity and your intelligence. They have provided the embryonic sustenance required for an embryo's growth. But now approaches birth. The time of gestation ends.


You must leave the womb.


You must leave all you know. The ways of the womb are not the ways of the Awarenivrese to which you soon shall be delivered. An afterbirth shall accompany you. It is what you call love. That is all you shall bring with you.


And what are you? A configuration of finite mass? A fusion of emotion and intelligence to an organic process? A carbon copy of something you call God?


To a fetus, "God" may be a distant heartbeat or enveloping security or sustenance supplied or the environment it knows or as it grows, the sense of it's own size in the womb.


But what does the fetus know? Of itself? Of it's womb? Of the consecution of which it is a part?


It has been said that you cannot enter the Kingdom of Heaven unless you are like a child.


Words. Temporal words. Enough to sustain the embryo in it's growth.


But I say to you now,

These are the last words you shall hear before you are delivered from my body to my embrace:



You are infant-awareness. Attach yourself not to the womb. Come forth with Love to Me. I am the One who is your Parent.


The contractions begin, my inner-children, almost imperceptible...


like the gathering of a small group of people, celebrating Love at the outrageous request of a questionable "voice" issued from an unacceptable practice out of the mouth of a non-compeer...


almost imperceptible...


 like small stones in a void,

from which I compressed a universe."



It's May now. I've had many more "Touches of Heaven", so to speak. This particular type of experience has happened probably 12 or 15 times now. It goes something like this. I'll be deep in thought, when life around me starts to interact with my thinking. People will say things that speak to what I'm thinking, without their knowing it. I realize as I write this, that it seems so hard to make words live up to the experience, in trying to explain this.


For example: On a recent road trip, several people were having a conversation while I read silently to myself. I was working on a problem in my mind, when suddenly the conversation they were having spoke to my mind directly. The conversation they were having spoke to me on a deep level, directing me and answering my questions. This conversation addressed what I was thinking and was personal to me. Without personally experiencing this mind-meld of information and attention given to you, it's hard to explain, because the conversation they were having was completely unrelated to anything intentionally spiritual. They had no idea this was happening. I was experiencing the beauty of our connectedness and the orchestration of the celestials as they used my attentiveness to communicate directly to me by way of others who were unsuspecting of anything happening at all. Even though they were speaking of things completely unrelated to what I was thinking, in context, the words being used were seemingly "animated" -- to make perfect sense in my mind concerning the guidance I desired.


It's now a couple of weeks later as I add to this. I've just read in A COURSE IN MIRACLES, the explanation of this "animated" communication (spoke of in the previous paragraph) I've been experiencing. It has to do with the Holy Spirit's function, which is entirely communication.


I've also been dealing with alot of emotional strain lately, and now I know why. I will attempt to explain. The Course says, "Our emphasis has been on bringing what is undesirable to the desirable; what you do not want to what you do. You will realize salvation must come to you this way, if you consider what dissociation is. Dissociation is a distorted process of thinking whereby two systems of belief which cannot coexist are both maintained. If they are brought together, their joint acceptance becomes impossible. But if one is kept in darkness from the other, their separation seems to keep them both alive and equal in their reality. Their joining thus becomes the source of fear, for if they meet, acceptance must be withdrawn from one of them. You cannot have them both, for each denies the other. Apart, this fact is lost from sight, for each in a separate place can be endowed with firm belief. Bring them together, and the fact of their complete incompatibility is instantly apparent. One will go because the other is seen in the same place."



It's now a month or two later. I'm experiencing a serious shift in my perception of reality. A few days ago, I was awake for about 65 hours straight, and I was not tired. This happened after a substantial change in my life involving a four relationship with a band. Michael, along with our celestial friends helped me through it, comforting and guiding me in my thoughts. I was somewhat disoriented for a couple of days, but as He told me, "You will get through this unharmed." I was working out of town at the time, so I was away from familiarities and was able to stay focused. It really put my ideals of accepting this new version of reality on the line, enabling me to experience a deeper taste of the awareness of what is real.


It's now August '94, a month or so later. I had found a song in the middle of the night and retrieved my hand held tape recorder to secure the idea on tape so I wouldn't forget it. In searching for a space on a tape to record, I ran across something I transmitted before going to Naperville. I vaguely remembered doing it as an experiment in TRing. The words came slow and precise, and to my surprise with punctuation. This was fairly early on in my experience with channeling and I obviously didn't believe it because I didn't transcribe it, even though it was addressed specifically to the group. When I ran across this transmission more than a year later it seemed profound, so I typed it up and brought it to the group. After reading it, Jeannie pointed out that it was word for word in lesson #25 from the teachers that she had typed up August 19, 1993. This date was a couple of months after I transmitted it. This blew us away because it was word for word and everyone knows of the chance for error in TRing. When I came home from the meeting that night, I listened to the tape and read along in lesson #25. It was word for word but the punctuation dictated to me in the transmission was different. There was one place on the tape where -- when receiving the dictation concerning the position of the quotes I mentioned that it didn't seem to make sense. Later, when I routinely had my wife check the punctuation, she noticed this particular place of ending the quote and moved the quotation mark to the end of the sentence. There was hardly any other corrections made. Well in lesson #25 the ending quotation mark in question was in the middle of the sentence. The same place it was dictated to me.


I now understand that this whole event was orchestrated to give us assurance that what we were doing was real.


I hope you've enjoyed reading this. I enjoyed writing it, and will probably continue adding to it.


The light of God surrounds us. The love of God enfolds us. The power of God supports us. The presence of God lives within us. Wherever we are, He is.