My comment to which Spencer is responding:
Then, of course, we have the video from the head of the Earthkeepers, Stewart Rhodes, who has left these men all hanging out there — for a safer, more convenient and organized time. Sometimes destiny is not convenient. When it calls, either you answer, or you are lost! Cliven and these particular elected officials seem to understand this – Thank God! ~J
Jean I have to agree. Look, this scenario is not convenient and does not pose the most prominent chance for success. Yes it would be nice to move this theater to a county with a more favorable sheriff. But let’s be realistic. When has destiny ever been predicated upon the “earthly man’s” wants and needs? Destiny, if there is such a thing to consider (and yes I do believe in and see plenty of evidence of the existence and necessity of destiny every day) then we must contemplate the idea that Harney County and those who made a stand against the tyranny machine in various ways are there for reasons we cannot realize yet.
I have been going back and forth from my mind and my heart ever since this series of events began and the pendulum has not stopped swinging. My mind says it is a bad place to make this stand and has little chance for success. Then my heart says, “What if?” And then my soul grows and fills the room with feelings of hope and freedom.
Something that has come into my heart and mind recently is the idea of Wisdom versus Love.
We all are taught to be wise and learn wisdom from a young age. To walk in the world with good judgement and to have good judgement. This leads down a path of reservation and prudence. This is seen as a good thing and society sees this as an upstanding trait. And it is to a certain degree.
I have fought myself and had many an internal battle within myself regarding what was Wise and what was “other.”
I only just realized the true power and potential of “OTHER.”
What if? What if OTHER is the antidote to bellicose and tyranny?
But other is just other unless a foundation in one’s soul is solidified in good conscience.
This good conscience indicator and guidance should be our heart. If our conscience IS rooted in our heart, and it is because all we have to do is be quiet – listen and hear it, then OTHER will send us into creativity and creation from our Heart.
So listen carefully. Does the quiet speak to you? What does OTHER say about what these men are doing in the Northwest? Does it say they should just leave and allow the continued buildup of machinations of the “federal government” go unchecked? Or does it suggest another path? A less likely path to success and freedom?
It is a hard question to answer. You reading this today will not be the last time you are confronted with this question. These splinters will grow and multiply until they are confronted in our minds.
No – it is not Wise to take this specific action.
But does the action represent a greater Love for humanity? Does the action bring more Truth and Light?
Maybe. Maybe it does.
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Spencer, your comment really, really started me thinking! I’d listened to Stewart’s words and felt how cool, calm, and rational they were. Then I realized there was almost no emotion expressed in them. If someone is connected to his heart, however, and is dealing with the death of one man and the destruction of the lives of several others, surely we would have heard at least some emotion in his voice? I am not talking just about his choice of words, but in the vibrations we hear in the sounds of his voice.
I suggest anyone with interest listen to Stewart’s comments HERE to see if you can hear what I heard.
While it is difficult to appraise anyone after having heard them just once, I know that sooner or later, they will give themselves away.
My initial feeling about this audio is that Stewart is very much disconnected from his heart, and is very much ‘in his head’. There are many reasons that people ‘live in their heads’, but that is not the discussion here.
We have read over and over again that we are in a time when our MINDS should be in SERVICE to our HEARTS. Do you all sense this is the case with Stewart? Is Stewart’s mind serving his heart? (I’m only speaking specifically about this audio, because I do not know yet if what I heard is correct, but warning signals have been thrown up for me, and I will be listening in the future most carefully.)
Spencer, as you tried to puzzle your way through this verbally in your comment, you spoke about WISDOM, suggesting, finally that Steward is expressing WISDOM, but the expression of LOVE — may I suggest the word HEART — is absent.
We are also told that if we are clear, (and very few of us are); that is, if the way to our heart is completely open because we have done our inner work to dislodge all our misconceptions about ourselves, so we see not only ourselves clearly, but also see others very clearly — our hearts will never lie to us.
My question would then have to be to everyone — according to this audio, “Does Stewart speak with true WISDOM?
Going a bit deeper, my question would be, “Without a true connection to his heart, can Stewart speak with true WISDOM?
In order to answer this, you have to be able to hear — not just Stewart’s words — but what energetic vibrations Stewart is putting out to us. From them you can DISCERN whether or not he speaks from his heart. After that, there is a whole lot of info that becomes evident . . .
For instance, is there an option, a way forward, that we haven’t even thought about here? (Spencer has also referred to this in his comment.)
In conclusion, I’d like to suggest you consider a very subtle statement that, because I am not sure of where Stewart is coming from, seems to fit beautifully here: It’s not what you do/say, it’s how you feel about it.
Let me explain by telling a little story: Over twenty years ago, I’d literally run away from home, from a life that was killing me. I had no understanding of this fact, however, not at that time. Many, many months later, I went back to Philadelphia to visit a good friend there, who chastised me roundly for not ‘pulling myself up by my bootstraps’ and getting on with my life.’ I was told I was a coward and had run away.
This was what she saw on the outside, but by then I had already learned a lot, and I could turn and ask her the questions, “How do you know that I am running away? How do you know that I have not chosen to run towards something?”
She had no answer.
While at this time Stewart’s decision might be the right one, was it made for good, wise reasons?
I myself do not yet know, but the sound of his voice sent warning signals through me.
I’ll leave you to puzzle over this and make your decision.
I hope those who have chosen to read this will find it helpful as you attempt to learn discernment.