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A Sharing Network For All Involved With Celestial Contacts

February 1997 (Vol. 5, No.2)




This is a short newsletter this month in order to include the information I am trying to assemble for a 1997 Teaching Mission Handbook for the Boulder gathering. If you feel it is a worthwhile project and such a handbook would be helpful to you, please take the time to go over the information, make any corrections or additions, complete the questionnaire with any information you would like included and return it to me. Your suggestions are welcome. If I don't hear from you, the information as presently listed will be included.


In the last issue I mentioned that I was told that the Hale Bopp comet was accompanied by a sphere of light four times the size of planet earth. After printing the newsletter, I did some research on the Internet and found nothing to substantiate that statement. In checking with my source, I find the information is not from a scientific source. This clarification is made as there is no intention to be misleading.


Bob Lea's latest update on the registration for the Boulder Conference now shows 72 adults and 12 children. It is good to see that about half of the registrants are choosing the option of arriving on August 20th. I have talked to some of you who are planning to attend and I didn't see your name on the list. If you haven't sent in your application, I urge you to do so now. Be sure to let Eric Johnson hear from you if you have any suggestions for the schedule or would like to be a part of it.


There was a mistake in my e-mail address. It should read: allenetnn@Sprintmail.com. I left out the "@".


A special thanks to Linda Buselli for sharing her talk on Prayer in the last newsletter and to Frosty Johnson for her reply in this newsletter. I agree with Frosty that we can learn as much from personal sharing as from the teachers for it allows us to see the lessons of the teachers being applied in our lives. We each have our own unique viewpoint, expression and experience. Don't hide your light under a barrel. Let it shine and enlighten us all! Let's hear from you!


I like Frosty's words about Spring renewal and "cultivating those inner gardens with the combination of self and Divine love." May our Father water our gardens with His love to bring forth a spring in our hearts with abundant blossoms of spiritual fragrance and beauty to attract more to His Kingdom.


Allene Vick



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My children,


I am always attentive to your slightest thought. Does it puzzle you that I can hear and be aware of your thoughts and longings? Just as the attentive mother listens for the slightest sound from her infant child, so do I listen for the slightest stirring of your thoughts and feelings. Not only do I hear but I respond. I reach out to you, to comfort, to strengthen, to console. You are never beyond My hearing, no matter what the circumstance.


Where did the attentive mother learn to listen for the stirring of her babe? It was learned from Me, her Creator. All of the senses that My children have, I have, and these I extend at all times to catch the faintest sound My children utter.


You are never left alone, but are surrounded by My far reaching senses, ready to respond at all times.


You need never feel alone, for I am always there, always listening, always attentive and always full of love for My children.


Can you not feel totally secure, knowing that ONE who loves you intimately and completely is always present with you? Rest in that attentive love. Your Friend and King, Michael of Nebadon.


Love and blessings to all and many thanks to Allene for her faithfulness in sending out the Newsletter each month.


Avis Nicholas

Sarasota, Fl

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Lesson from Ham - Nashville, TN



Ham: Greetings, children, friends. I am Ham and I once again do thank you all for coming here this evening. Great and wonderful things are indeed occurring in the universe and there will be swift and major changes in your social fabric. However, those who look for a quick fix to your social ills are doomed for disappointment because it is still the Father's will for humanity to climb the evolutionary ladder rung by rung and though there may be periods of years which, looking back, will seem to be watersheds. these changes and social movements are not necessarily evident for you who are passing through it.


The object in question is not going to be a water- shed event. There are watershed events. There are rapid changes occurring due to the opening of the planetary circuits which is tending to create spiritual pressure on your physical forms and so there is much seemingly strange information or impressions coming to certain individuals who are sensitive to it. There is, in general, a quickening of the soul to respond to truth, there is an acceleration of social and political change, and so in these times of wandering and searching for truth, it is doubly important to strengthen the humanity of life, the morality, and human values that are truly the most manifest part of the spiritual


Gradually, your world will become more and more aware of your place in the universe and you will be welcomed into the family of worlds, and the administration of the cosmos. But it is not imminent. First, there must be gradual shift in the values of mankind and this cannot come from outside.


You will produce great works. Your great teachers will aid the progress but they are you and are among you now. we the teachers are teaching you to be teachers. We the councils want your world to achieve a high degree of unity before there is the physical coming of a teacher.


Q: A teacher son?


Ham: Yes, a teacher son.


Ham: And this is projected to be sometime in the future. Yes, your astronomers will find much evidence for other life and other civilizations before that time. Your philosophy will incorporate this awareness before the coming of the teacher. Questions?


Q: What I am getting from what you are saying is that we will not have clear contact with physical beings until we are ready for it?


Ham: Yes


Q: The fact that there is all this speculation and discussion is not a bad thing since it is getting people thinking about us not being alone, and even talking about the Urnatia Book.


Ham: Yes.


Q: Even if most of the exact predictions that they are making will not come through?


Ham: Probably not


Q: Has our government suppressed evidence of space visitors to this planet?


Ham: There has been some military classification of evidence that would be indicative of intelligent life.


Ham: Suffice it to say, that you will find greater and greater mounting evidence in the cosmos, but this will not be in the form of a contact because this is not permitted at this time.


Q: Is there any kind of prediction about how long it will take to find a way to achieve this kind of harmony on this planet to more about the cosmos and to be shown about it?


Ham: When humankind unites in brotherhood with no malice toward each other, then you are ready to join the family of worlds.


Q: So, what can we be doing here and now is to help people change their values towards universal brotherhood.


Ham: Yes it is what we most do to prepare for the teacher.


Q: We were hearing a few years ago, that we were going to have the Melchizedek schools starting. Is that going to happen sooner than all of this?


Ham. This is a Melchizedek school, you are being taught higher truth under the auspices of the Melchizedeks.


Q: That seems less than forthcoming.


Q: They were talking about a dozen universities over the planet, actual universities.


Ham: The Melchizedek teaching involves living life within the community of humans, not being taken apart from the community which your idea seems to imply. We want to become a part of your lives as much as possible, not to create a life for you. Is this clear?


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                  PRAYER AND HEALING


Here is a share for the newsletter if you can use it. I would like to see more Personal shares as we learn from them as much as from the teachers.


Frosty Johnson

Coeur D'Alene, ID


Hello: I am responding to Linda Buselli's address on prayer. Thank you Linda. You offered me a lot that I can use. I think that prayer is the one thing that we can do to truly serve ourselves and others by using God's will. If it is done mechanically like the I love you's we say from the outer part of ourselves without any real meaning it doesn't serve as it would until it is done from the heart using the pure energy from our light and the divine light that surrounds us. I would like to share my personal experience.


I was raised that you do everything with force. If you didn't like the way someone was doing something you yelled and screamed at them and told them how stupid they were. I learned control and manipulation tactics that made me think I was the only one that could do anything right. I kept a close reign on my need to have to be right and had a cynical nature where everyone else was concerned. I kept up this tradition until my forties when I was moved by spirit to change my life.


Approximately eight years ago I started getting messages from a group of beings that were not associated with the TM but taught me about love and God. I should say that started to sand the roughness off me. This has been going on ever since. I was living in Pocatello when the TM started and Daniel became my teacher. The other group left which says how the paths were laid out and I could have gone either way and studied under them or the TM. They bowed out when my decision was made which helped to soften me because there was no control, but left entirely up to my free will. This also tells me that there is a lot of help out there and not all of it is within the TM. I was given ground work before the mission got into full swing. I am very thankful for that.


I would pray for help and turn it over and then two minutes later take it back. Honesty is another factor that comes in here as they say that is a whole other show. I had no idea how to be honest with myself or anyone else. I had my first level Reiki but wanted to work with the Life Carriers right away and kept after Daniel to be a "Healer." I was not able to do that until two years later. I was mad and confused because it was my desire I thought. I was told later that it was because I was looking for an identity and the TM could not use people that needed identities.


We moved to Coeur d'Alene, and I became the TR there for awhile. It just all happened and I found I was TRing and laying my hands on others for healing. When I found out that I was versatile and started letting go of some of the need to be a healer the Life Carriers came in. I have the gift to sense and see things in people that I lay hands on. It was not until I started to let go of the need to fix them that I was able to go into higher realms of healing energies and stronger intuition to sense and see. This need to take responsibility for others has been the most difficult for me to let go of. The control issue, and the co-dependant issue were so embedded in me that I'm still struggling with letting go and letting God. Everyone had to walk off into the sunset. I was confusing what I thought Michael wanted of me and was taking all the responsibility myself that when someone came to me for a healing I had to make a difference in their life. This is what I did in prayer also. When I prayed for someone I was taking all the responsibility and felt unworthy because I didn't see the result I thought I should. I put myself under so much pressure and worry because I couldn't give healings in the way that I thought Michael wanted. Boy have I had a lot to learn.


This last year has been one of letting go and turning over. Becoming the light and love and learning to share this freely without any selfish interest attached. My intuition and psychic power has grown to help me in my prayer sessions. I started putting those I was praying for in loving Light. I realized that I couldn't analyze or predict what they needed and as I turned it over things would come to me that needed healing. The light would center on their back or on a black emotional spot. within them. I then as Linda said would bring in the Angels and the Father to administer along with me. I have had times when I was praying for someone and as I visualized them in my center (third eye) area they would move out and to the left and someone else would come in. I was confused and then realized that I was being brought individuals to pray for and give the light to.


I started doing a practice that when ever I think of anyone I connect my love to the stream of love from the Father and send it along with His blessing. This helps me a lot with those I have difficulty with. The divine love helps right away to soften the part of Frosty that is still crusty and wants a fight. Instead of going back into the old tapes I can become the light and allow y higher spiritual self to send love even if a part of me is not quite ready to come into the fold.

A teacher told me that if I live more in the light my senses and inner knowing will be enhanced to the needs of individuals. Sense what is appropriate and let go. The ego interferes with the pure healing energy field. My thoughts and depictions of outcome interfere with the energy field. If I dictate that a certain outcome be established I send this with the pure energy and this becomes an energy field within itself and lessens the pureness of the energy in it's original frequency. I must put aside my needing results and allow the pureness of the healing energy to be God's will. Put myself into the light and feel it encompass me when I administer to or pray for someone. Put myself aside and allow the light to encircle me. I will feel its rays and others will feel and sense it also. Don't have any notions or conclusions on how I think that the prayer and healing should affect others. Simply give that which I know to be from God and turn it over to God to be used according to His will.


I have come a long way for someone who was so self centered and have a long way to go. I am just beginning to realize the higher realms that I can go to even here on Urantia is like an escalator. The more I can turn it over and be a channel for the Divine love my desire is satisfied. I feel that I'm in constant prayer if I allow this stream to flow through me smoothly without putting my boulders and dams in the way. I'm getting my needs met and the pay back is so profound in the way that I feel about myself, my brothers and sisters and the supreme. My awareness is heightened each day in ways I can serve.


I love you all. It is time for Spring renewal. Cultivating those inner gardens with the combination of self and Divine love.


Love and Light

Frosty Johnson


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                       TM FAMILY NEWS


Dennis Creel and Ruth Bowen are going to North Carolina and Tennessee next month to look for property for a retreat center. They are both involved in the Teaching Mission and UB readers and envision a whole network of retreat centers. Dennis would love to hear from any of you out there who have been interested in building retreat centers.  So, if you have any ideas or would like to be part of this project, do let Dennis hear from you. Perhaps, our readers in North Carolina and Tennessee might have some information to share about their areas.


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Gerry Baker called to say that Jack suffered a mild stroke and should be home from the hospital after a short stay. I'm sure they would appreciate your prayers. Gerry also reports that the questionnaires for the TM Directory are coming in. So, if you haven't sent yours in yet, now is the time.

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Jeremiah and Nolus are temporarily in Ogden, UT with her father through April.


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                  UPCOMING ACTIVITIES



                 MISSION GATHERING 1997


                  Snow Mountain, Colorado


                        "LOVE IN ACTION"

                       August 21-24, 1997


For information and registration packets contact Barry Norby at 936 Buck Drive, Dover DE 19901. To offer suggestions or offer your help with the program contact Eric Johnson at 303-604-2347.


If you missed the JANUARY 31 DEADLINE FOR REGISTERING, there is still time, so get your registration forms in as soon as possible.


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                    THE URANTIA BOOK


3.  By opening the human end of the channel of he God-man communication, mortals make immediately available the ever-flowing stream of divine ministry to the creatures of the worlds. When man hears God's spirit speak within the human heart, inherent in such an experience is the fact that God simultaneously hears than man's prayer.


5.  The sincerity of any prayer is the assurance of its being heard; the spiritual wisdom and universe consistency of any petition is the determiner of the time, manner, and degree of the answer.


6.  When you have become wholly dedicated to the doing of the will of the Father in heaven, the answer to all your petitions will be forthcoming because your prayers will be in full accordance with the Father's will, and the Father's will is ever manifest throughout his vast universe. What the true son desires and the infinite Father wills IS. Such a prayer cannot remain unanswered, and no other sort of petition can possibly be fully answered.


9. "I have come forth from the Father; if, therefore, you are ever in doubt as to what you would ask of the Father, ask in my name, and I will present your petition in accordance with your real needs and desires and in accordance with my Father's will."


10.   When you pray for the sick and afflicted, do not expect your petitions will take the place of loving and intelligent ministry to the necessities of these afflicted ones. Pray for the welfare of your families, friends, and fellows, but especially pray for those who curse you, and make loving petitions for those who persecute you. "But when to pray, I will not say. Only the spirit that dwells within you may move you to the utterance of those petitions which are expressive of your inner relationship with the Father of spirits."


11. True, you do well to pray when harassed, but you should also be mindful to speak as a son to your Father even when all goes well with your soul.. . .There is but one form of prayer which is appropriate for all of God's children, and that is: "Nevertheless, your will be done."


12. All believers in this gospel should pray sincerely for the extension of the kingdom of heaven. Of all the prayers of the Hebrew scriptures he commented most approvingly on the petition of the Psalmist: "Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me. Purge me from secret sins and keep back your servant from presumptious transgression." Jesus commented at great length on the relation of prayer to careless and offending speech, quoting: "Set a watch, O Lord, before my mouth; keep the door of my lips."


13. Jesus taught that the prayer for divine guidance over the pathway of earthly life was next in importance to the petition for a knowledge of the Father's will. In reality this means a prayer for divine wisdom. Jesus never taught that human knowledge and special skill could be gained by prayer. But he did teach that prayer is a factor in the enlargement of one's capacity to receive the presence of the divine spirit. When Jesus taught his associates to pray in the spirit and in truth, he explained that he referred to praying sincerely and in accordance with one's enlightenment, to praying wholeheartedly and intelligently, earnestly and steadfastly.


14. But he did exhort his believers to employ prayer as a means of leading up through thanksgiving to true worship. Jesus deplored that so little of the spirit of thanksgiving was to be found in the prayers and worship of his followers. He quoted from the Scriptures on this occasion, saying: "It is a good thing to give thanks to the Lord and to sing praises to the name of the Most High, to acknowledge his loving-kindness every morning and his faithfulness every night, for God has made me glad through his work. In everything I will give thanks according to the will of God."


15. And then Jesus said: Be not constantly overanxious about your common needs. Be not apprehensive concerning the problems of your earthly existence, but in all these things by prayer and supplication, with the spirit of sincere thanksgiving, let your needs be spread out before your Father who is in heaven."


16.  Jesus taught his followers that, when they had made their prayers to the Father, they should remain for a time in silent receptivity to afford the indwelling spirit the better opportunity to speak to the listening soul. The spirit of the Father speaks best to man when the human mind is in an attitude of true worship. We worship God by the aid of the Father's indwelling spirit and by the illumination of the human mind through the ministry of truth. Worship, taught Jesus, makes one increasingly like the being who is worshiped. Worship is a transforming experience whereby the finite gradually approaches and ultimately attains the presence of the Infinite.


"Excerpts" from paragraphs on Pages 1638-1641


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                                  F. Y. I.


The newsletter at the end of January was:


$775.04 - In The Red


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The purpose of this monthly newsletter is to create a network for sharing information among all individuals and groups involved in the TR (Transmitter/Receiver) process with Celestial Teachers in the Teaching Mission during this Correcting Time. More information about the Celestial Teachers can be found in The Urantia Book. All contributions for the newsletter; correspondence; and requests to be included on the mailing list should be sent to:


                              Allene Vick


The success of this network is dependent upon the help of all it is intended to serve - your interest and your sharing. Please let us hear from you. A suggested donation for the newsletter to cover printing and mailing costs is $20.00. Your support is appreciated.


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. The right is reserved to use excerpts and make editorial changes.




"John indeed taught you a simple form of prayer: 'O Father, cleanse us from sin, show us your glory, reveal your love, and let your spirit sanctify our hearts forevermore, Amen!' He taught this prayer that you might have something to teach the multitude. He did not intend that you should use such a set and formal petition as the expression of your own souls in prayer.


"Prayer is entirely a personal and spontaneous expression of the attitude of the soul toward the spirit; prayer should be the communing of sonship and the expression of fellowship. Prayer, when indicted by the spirit, leads to co-operative spiritual progress. The ideal prayer is a form of spiritual communion which leads to intelligent worship. True praying is the sincere attitude of reaching heavenward for the attainment of your ideals.


"Prayer is the breadth of the soul and should lead you to be persistent in your attempt to ascertain the Father's will. If any one of you has a neighbor, and you go to him at midnight and say: 'Friend, lend me three loaves, for a friend of mine on a journey has come to see me, and I have nothing to set before him'; and if your neighbor answers, 'Trouble me not, for the door is now shut and the children and I are in bed; therefore I cannot rise and give you bread,' you will persist, explaining that your friend hungers, and that you have no food to offer him. I say to you, though your neighbor will not rise and give you bread because he is your friend, yet because of your importunity he will get up and give you as many loaves as you need. If, then persistence will win favors even from mortal man, how much ore will your persistence in the spirit win the bread of life for you from the willing hands of the Father in heaven. Again I say to you: Ask and it shall be given you; seek and you shall find; knock and it shall be opened to you. For every one who asks receives; he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks the door of salvation will be opened.


"Which of you who is a father, if his son asks unwisely, would hesitate to give in accordance with parental wisdom rather than in the terms of the son's faulty petition? If the child needs a loaf, will you give him a stone just because he unwisely asks for it? If you son needs a fish, will you give him a water snake just because it may chance to come up in the net with the fish and the child foolishly asks for the serpent? If you , then, being mortal and finite, know how to answer prayer and give good and appropriate gifts to your children, how much more shall your heavenly Father give the spirit and many additional blessings to those who ask him? Men ought always to pray and not become discouraged.


"Let me tell you the story of a certain judge who lived in a wicked city. This judge feared not God nor had respect for man. Now there was a needy widow in that city who came repeatedly to this unjust edge, saying, 'Protect me from m y adversary.' For some time he would not give ear to her, but presently he said to himself: 'Though I fear not God nor have regard for man, et because this widow ceases not to trouble me, I will vindicate her lest she wear me out by her continual coming.' These stories I tell you to encourage you to persist in praying and not to intimate that your petitions will change the just and righteous Father above. Your persistence, however, is not to win favor with God but to change your earth attitude and to enlarge your soul's capacity for spirit receptivity.


"But when you pray, you exercise so little faith. Genuine faith will remove mountains of material difficulty which may chance to lie in the path of soul expansion and spiritual progress.