Heaven On Earth. Conclusion.

August 9, 2013 by Jerry Alatalo

“All the philosophers of the world who had a religion have said in all ages: ‘There is a God; and one must be just.’ That, then is the universal religion established in all ages and throughout mankind. The point in which they all agree is therefore true, and the systems through which they differ therefore false.”

– Voltaire (1694-1778)

mountain11The writer is a human being just like you. He is no better and no worse than anyone else. We are not interested in being smarter, more erudite, more evolved or more enlightened than another. We simply want to share our thoughts with others honestly and communicate in a good way. What this work is about is the honest expression of ideas, observations, and sharing them with our brothers and sisters in the family of man. We could be sitting in our living rooms talking about these things.

We want you to know that this work was written by one who very simply has a wish to help improve conditions here on Earth. It is as simple as that. To be totally honest with you creating Heaven on Earth has already begun. Many men, women and even children are actively making the effort to bring about a true communication of ideas which will transform this world. It is extremely moving to witness the increased understanding and coming together of the family of man.

We wish to express our deepest gratitude to all of you who are doing what you can to create a better world for all. Let your actions be filled with joy and optimism and love. You deserve happiness for your motivations are honest and heroic. God bless this Mother Earth, the human race and all sentient beings. We sincerely wish to send to you all the warmest regards and peace.

What can we say about the ultimate destination? We have some clues from those who have had a near death experience. After watching interview videos of men and women who tell of their experiences, one is left with a feeling of great optimism for the future. The personal accounts of these folks are extraordinary and enlightening. If you have yet to experience these personal accounts, by all means do so, as you will find both wisdom and inspiration.

It seems that there is a greater interest in the near death experience as there are several best-selling books written by those who recall them. When we think about the timing of this increased interest in spiritual matters such as these, we can safely say that this is a very special, important time for humanity. One has a sense deep down that something very, very special is occurring on Earth. The neat thing is that more and more people are sharing this positive feeling of anticipation that good things are happening.

What is coming is what comes when one human being communicates in a good way with another human being, and understanding is created. What is coming is what comes when one human being connects with another human being in a good way, and friendship is created and accepted. What is coming is what comes when people to people communication occurs in a good way, and friendship and love is created and accepted. What we are about to experience on this planet Earth is the entire human race communicating in such a good way that friendship and love is created and accepted. Humanity is about to experience Heaven on Earth.

“Fear not that the tyrants shall rule forever,

Or the priests of the bloody faith;

They stand on the brink of the mighty river

Whose waves they have tainted with death: …

And their swords and their scepters I floating see

Like wrecks, on the surge of eternity.

– Percy Shelley (1792-1822)

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Heaven On Earth. Part 9.

Heaven on Earth
Heaven on Earth (Photo credit: Achromatic Lodge)

August 7, 2013 by Jerry Alatalo

We are taking the risk of being misunderstood, persecuted, ridiculed and accused of having a messianic complex. A messianic complex is a psychological state in which an individual perceives him/herself as the savior of the world. We are willing to take the risks. We are willing to take any blows in the effort to create a better world.

As we are all souls with a body and not bodies with a soul, there is the realization that our true essence is our soul. Our souls are forever and eternal. There is no end to our essential being.  As we are all going to make the inevitable transition, it matters not at what point that transition comes. We may live in the body for another ten years. We may live in the body another twenty or thirty years. At this time we are attempting to communicate with others in a way that results in a better world for all.

What we shall experience after transitioning to spirit is something that can wait till that time comes. For now creating a better world is our purpose. Will our efforts be successful? The omnipotent power of love most certainly guarantees that Heaven on Earth will become a reality. Omnipotent is defined as: having unlimited or universal power, authority, or force; all-powerful. Love is infinite and the most powerful force in the universe.

We have given thought here on how to go ahead with this work so that the message conveys enough power to overcome any obstacles to creating Heaven on Earth. Our words have hopefully been recognized as sincere and that the motive behind the words is totally benevolent. Please understand that we are trying to help create a better world. This is the sole purpose of this work.

We do not want to judge anyone. All of us will judge our own actions when we transition to spirit and witness our life review. One could go into all the specifics of the problems that we as humanity face and name names, pointing the finger at the guilty parties. Many of you are aware of the fact that humanity has created a world of systems and arrangements over the centuries that have been unable or unwilling to end humanity’s problems. We are in agreement that there is much work needed, physical and spiritual, to bring about Heaven on Earth.

Some believe that a change of thinking must come about where, instead of being against actions, systems and issues, people should always be concentrating on what they are for. For example instead of being anti-war perhaps one could try to be pro-peace. The thinking that is transformed in this way accentuates the positive (peace) instead of the negative (war). Instead of being anti-hate perhaps one could be pro-Love. Instead of being anti-greed perhaps one could choose pro-sharing. The emphasis is therefore changed and placed on the positive qualities of humanity.

So we will then see pro-peace rallies, pro-love conferences, etc. The idea here is that being “anti” anything somehow gives energy to that which you are against, and perpetuates the very thing you are trying so hard to end. If one instead chooses “pro” then that which you are trying to create is given your energy, and builds momentum for that which you are for. The divisions between people vanish while unity is built. This idea is somewhat subtle, but seems of some very significant value.

In this work we could have gone the route of identifying mankind’s particular, major issues of concern and laid out the specifics by naming names, dates and events. We could have gone the traditional route of those who prove their case by blowing the whistle. These cases have already been proved. Everyone on Earth with their eyes open now understands that the time has arrived to create a better world. We have concentrated on the spiritual solutions because we have concluded that there is no other way.

Mankind’s history has shown that absence of spiritual wisdom when determining the course of human events has not eliminated chronic problems, the time is now to create a world where spiritual wisdom and unconditional love are the basis of every human decision. When enough people agree that this is a wise choice, then creating a better world is guaranteed. Then the idea of unconditional love and Heaven on Earth will become the perpetually new condition for the planet and every human, animal and plant that resides on it.

This perpetually new condition on planet Earth will become a reality because humanity will have chosen to create it. There will be some who will say that this is science fiction and that the world just does not work this way. The goal you are envisioning is totally unrealistic and impossible. Is it unrealistic and impossible? Or is attempting to create a Heaven on Earth absolutely realistic and possible? Is attempting to create Heaven on Earth crazy?

Or is it the only sane option?

Think of all the magnificent accomplishments of men and women throughout human history. Think of all the times that you have experienced anticipation, joy, love and happiness. Think about all the moments when you were moved to tears of laughter or sorrow, and taken to an extremely emotional and moving place. Are not these personal events evidence of something unseen yet of a profound,  great power? Are not these personal events evidence of unconditional love? There is no other term that can describe the feelings that move us during such memorable moments.

Who is to say that the creation of a world based on unconditional love is out of the realm of possibility? This would mean that evolving by the human race has an endpoint. Humanity must continue to evolve as evolution is the entire purpose of life. Now we would look broadly at how humanity has evolved until now. We would ask ourselves: “where is the next destination on the human evolutionary journey?” There seems like no other answer to that question but unconditional love and Heaven on Earth.

Imagine that every man, woman, and child on this Earth was asked the question: “Would you like to see the world be based on unconditional love?” Take a minute here and just ponder what percentage of the people would say “yes” and what percentage would say “no.”

Take just a minute to think about this…

Continued in Part 10…

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Heaven On Earth. Part 8.

August 6, 2013 by Jerry Alatalo

“All men know in their very earliest years that beside the good of their animal personality, there is another, a better, a good in life, which is not only independent of the gratification of the appetites of the animal personality, but on the contrary, the greater the renunciation of the welfare of the animal personality the greater the good becomes. This feeling is known to all. This feeling is love.”

– Leo Tolstoy

ocean44Every one of us has seen the inevitable transition, what is commonly called death, of family members, friends or someone we knew. Everyone we know is going to transition to spirit. Every living thing is going to transition to spirit. Consider what a magnificent mind that created life and the great mystery of transition to spirit. When one thinks deeply about life and death one is left in simple, total awe.

As a certain amount of unwarranted fear becomes generated with any discussion of death, we will begin this conversation with a prayer.

“So live your life that the fear of death can never enter your heart. Trouble no-one about their religion; respect others in their view, and demand that they respect yours. Love your life, perfect your life, beautify all things in your life. Seek to make your life long and its purpose in the service of the people. Prepare a noble death song for the day when you go over the great divide. Always give a sign of salute when meeting or passing a friend, even a stranger when in a lonely place. Show respect to all people and grovel to none. When you arise in the morning give thanks for the food and the joy of living. If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies only with yourself. Abuse no-one and no thing, for abuse turns the wise ones to fools and robs the Spirit of its vision. When it comes your time to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with the fear of death, so that when their time comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over again in a different way. Sing your death song and die like a hero going home.”

It is very interesting to consider the process of life and death. The history of humanity has seen millions of attempts at understanding what the process of living and dying means. What is commonly called death has become the event that people fear more than everything else. Is death something to fear?

We know that it is inevitable for everything that lives. Some look at the transition back to spirit and decide that because it is inevitable it need not be feared. Some consider the transition as going home. Some think that we should think about death much more often, as it gives us a sense of urgency that impels us to stop procrastinating and get to getting things done. There is that old question: “If today was the last day of your life what would you do?” This is a very interesting question when one thinks about it. The question certainly concentrates our attention on what is truly important to us. What would you do if today was the last day of your life?

A similar question is: “Can you live each day as if it were your last?” We can say there have been many who have tried to live each day as if it were their last. God bless those who understand what the ideas and concepts behind such an awareness mean. These are the people who do not believe in wasting any time when they have something that needs to be done. They call that family member or friend now, instead of tomorrow. They write that letter to the editor now, and not in some distant future. They smile at the stranger now, and do not hesitate to bring good feelings to others.

These are the people who have decided to never again miss the opportunity to make a good difference, when and wherever possible. They are the people who understand that quiet time is also important, so they make time for meditation or relaxation. They make good use of their time. Once again, one need not exhaust oneself to use one’s time wisely. It is ok to use time for joy and laughter. Some think that sharing laughter with our family and friends and others is the wisest use of our time. You can use your time however you feel is best for you.

So what happens if this writing is felt by some, who have no desire for seeing a Heaven on Earth, as a type of threat to them? We are talking about those who are about service to self and not service to others. One sees through history those who have stood for unconditional love, and the creation of a better world, for some strange reason get killed. We do not have to name names as we are all well aware of the people killed because they stood up for love. It is very puzzling to try to figure out why humans would kill other humans, because they believed love was the answer to all of humanity’s problems.

Jesus said: “I raised him up. Sealed him with the light/water of the five seals. Death had no power over him ever again. I ascend again to the perfect realm. I completed everything and you have heard it.”

Perhaps our lives are to be lived in a way that we must risk losing our life to save it. How does one explain that statement in an articulate way? If one considers what we see happening on the Earth we inhabit, one must conclude that there will be a certain amount of disagreement with the idea of creating a Heaven on Earth. When one looks at history one finds events like wars which have been fought over material things like valuable natural resources.

When one considers that the most widely known assassinations were of those who were peacemakers, then the potential of such an event is thought about seriously. So what decisions are possible? One option is to stay quiet and eliminate risk. Another option is to go halfway with the effort to create peace, thereby ending up with less than full potential for peace being realized. The option to extend effort full force to create a peaceful world, where unconditional love is known by all, is the option that is both the most dangerous and the highest.

One way of looking at taking the most dangerous and the highest choice is to understand the meaning of Jesus’ words when he said: “Greater Love hath no man than this, that one lay down his life for his friends.”

We will share a little humor with you here, as the discussion has become a bit serious. We were on vacation and in a car with an old friend catching up, and the writer mentioned that it was perhaps his destiny to take on powerful people on Earth to the point where they would kill him. My old friend had a great reply: “You don’t have to do that right away, do you?” Guess you had to be there. There is nothing wrong with a little humor now and then.

There is a time for humor and laughter and there is a time for serious subjects.

The thought of taking on the effort to create Heaven on Earth is one which at this point in life seems like the correct choice. We were hoping to receive some help from retirees whose immense life experience would be of value to this work. As mentioned that has yet to occur so we will move forward. We hope that any words that follow will not convey any form of judging. We are aware that forgiveness is of utmost importance, as we are told to forgive our enemy seventy times seven times. Please forgive everyone for everything. Please forgive yourself.

Jesus said: “And he who shall find the interpretation of the words shall not taste death.”

Continued in Part 9…

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Heaven On Earth. Part 7.

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English: Portrait by Benjamin D. Maxham (daguerreotype), black and white of Henry David Thoreau in June 1856. The writer-collar post a beard and is dressed in a black frock coat, a white shirt and a black bow tie. Français : Portrait par Benjamin D. Maxham (daguerréotype), en noir et blanc de Henry David Thoreau, en juin 1856. L’écrivain poste une barbe-collier et est habillé d’une redingote noire, d’une chemise blanche et d’un noeud papillon noir. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
August 5, 2013
by Jerry Alatalo

“If Christ were to appear on Earth he would on all hands be denounced as a mistaken, misguided man, insane and crazed.”

Henry David Thoreau

Many of you are familiar with the philosophy of the Seven Generations. For those of you who are not familiar with the Seven Generations philosophy, we will explain it here. Those who understand and practice this philosophy arrange their lives in a way that always takes the seventh generation of humanity in the future into consideration. Every action is weighed to decide what effects the action will have on the people living seven generations from now. Only those actions which will bring good results for the seventh generation are acceptable choices. Those actions which are found harmful to the seventh generation are absolutely not taken.

The philosophy of the Seven Generations is a sharp contrast to the short-term living systems prevalent in many parts of the world at this time. We mention this philosophy,  as the idea of having a philosophy incorporating such foresight seems to contain a high Spiritual value. Can we imagine what the world would be like now if seven generations ago humanity decided to practice this life philosophy? Then six generations ago humanity continued practicing the philosophy up until the present generation we are in now?

There is a saying: “We do not own the Earth. We are borrowing it from our children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.” Think about the people who actually lived this life philosophy. This is not an imaginary philosophy. It is a philosophy that has been lived by people on Earth, as a living philosophy. There are people holding and living this philosophy now. One must admit that this is a beautiful way of living.

I am convinced the philosophy of the Seven Generations has its basis on unconditional love and has everything to do with Heaven on Earth. Now we have an example of humanity attempting to live in a sacred way. So we are not trying to create a living system that is entirely new to humanity. This way of living was observed most widely before electricity and the printing press. This was the time when there were no distractions but pure, raw living.

Many think that all the modern technology and inventions that we have today makes today’s people the most enlightened of all time. However, think about those who had nothing to distract them from being able to think deeply about life and spirit. Is it possible, because of that absence of distraction, that those from long ago were actually more enlightened? Let us consider the correlation between the increases in information and the decreases in introspection that have occurred through time.

As the amount of information increased through time, there was the mirror effect of people looking inside of themselves less for answers to their most important questions. As time marched on, more and more there was a shifting from finding solutions and answers inside ourselves to searching for solutions and answers externally. Think about when the men and women of wisdom whom some call the spiritual masters lived.

They lived before the emergence of distractions. It is very interesting.

Perhaps this explains the great appreciation many today have for those who were able to devote a greater amount of time to finding answers and solutions through introspection. It is interesting to see the process come full circle, with the tremendous amount of information available with today’s communication technology. We could say that those who search for truth on their computers are in a sense practicing introspection. It is a good thing that one does not have to travel thousands of miles to search for wisdom.

It is a good thing that people can join from all around the Earth for positive activities and good communication. It is very interesting and a very positive development for humanity. With so many men, women and children having access to the excellent communication tools available today, we can only imagine all the excellent interactions that are pulling the human family together as one. One can rest assured that the continued increases in human to human communication will only result in a better world.

Let us take a moment here to offer a heartfelt thank you to all who have made an effort to help make the world a better place. This thank you is given to you even if you have only been considering the possibilities of making the world a better place. Good thoughts are very important and do make a difference. We are so very happy to share our optimism and encouragement with you. If  your effort is giving these ideas some thought that is greatly appreciated. We hope that all people experience good things.

One could look at a person having good thoughts and see that those good thoughts are a form of prayer. Good thoughts are communication with God, and you must know that your good thoughts will manifest. You have the free will to create much good in this world. Remember that when we all have our life reviews that we will be judging ourselves. One fellow was recounting his life review and remembered being asked by Jesus during a number of separate events: “what did you do for your fellow-man?” So it seems that a very significant part of our learning has to do with helping our fellow-man.

We do not have to exhaust ourselves in the search for knowledge and wisdom. One man of wisdom pointed out: “there are so few enlightened beings because it is so simple.” Many are waiting for confirmations of enlightenment such as a “supernatural” experience. You do not have to work so hard for enlightenment. You will know enlightenment when you agree that you are a good person. That is all that is needed. Joy is free and it is your sacred right. There is that old saying that: “the best things in life are free.” Love, joy, compassion, understanding, laughter, sharing, empathy and forgiveness are all free.

Now we are aware that there are those who have lived a heavenly life. Those who understand the philosophy of the Seven Generations are those who have created Heaven on Earth. Now we understand that Heaven on Earth is within reach because people have actually lived it. Now we know that Heaven on Earth is a work in progress now, with the good communication occurring between members of the human family from all over the planet. Now we can look forward to the great changes ahead of us and be glad that we are alive to witness all of them.

Thank you again for your good thoughts, and all your efforts to help your fellow brothers and sisters in the family of man. We consider it an honor to share this lifetime with all of you. We are thankful to the Creator for this opportunity to communicate with others in such a way that good things will manifest. We pray for all human beings, the four-legged, the winged, those that swim, the crawling things, the green things, the Mother Earth, and all things. Thank you.

Continued in Part 8…

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