The Oasis

The oasis thrives within us, friend. Filled with possibility, hungry hearts come here to rest, seek comfort and be inspired.

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Saul, Through John Smallman for January 28, 2015

The Power of Your Loving Intentions is Tremendous.

Humanity is on a roll towards the moment of awakening!  As you read the mainstream news media reports of conflict, wars, crime, and corruption all over the world that may not seem to you to be a valid assessment, but I assure you it is.  Yes, there is much going on that is unloving and causing suffering in the world today, but it is for the most part  the result of an enormous clearing and releasing of the old energies of fear that have maintained and supported the illusion and those who would suppress and control you through it.
The unloving energies, mostly of fear, that have been predominant on Earth for eons are dissolving as more and more of you turn towards love in your relationships, and make the intent to be loving in every situation.  The power of your loving intentions is tremendous, and those who would maintain the old ways through fear and force are now desperately attempting to raise the level of fear across the world because they urgently need those energies as they attempt to fortify the underpinnings of their power base and prevent its collapse.  This they cannot do.  The Tsunami of Love is unstoppable and totally irresistible and it is sweeping away the energies of fear that have held you in the thrall of the dark ones.
You are well aware of the massive uncovering of lies, deceits, and corruption that governments and international corporations have been involved with, as investigative journalists and whistleblowers determinedly and courageously publish vast amounts of evidence that has been concealed in order to allow those in positions of worldly power to carry out their destructive agendas.  Arousing your fears has been one of the ways they used to justify their unjustifiable secrecy, claiming that it was in your best interests to allow them to do things in secret to keep you safe.  It has now become abundantly clear how badly they have deceived you and betrayed your trust in them over the eons.
A few of your politicians while promising transparency during their election campaigns over the last few decades have totally failed to deliver on those promises.  Some indeed had good intentions, but the power and influence of the political machine run wild presented them with insurmountable barriers on that front, and so they turned their attention elsewhere.  And the increasingly raucous attempts by the mainstream media, under governmental and corporate control, to instill worldwide fear of terrorism are failing abysmally.  Humanity will never again submit to fear.
Love is the power, the energy field of infinite potential in which creation rests in constant alert awareness.  That potential is the creative idea that God unveiled at the moment of creation, and it is eternally present throughout Reality, available in every moment for his children to develop and expand.
Fear is the absence of Love, absence of that creative potential.  It is illusory, but when believed in leads to depression, helplessness, and hopelessness.  Do not engage with it, because you do have a choice, and when you choose fear instead of Reality, Love, you give power and energy to the illusion, and that you do not want to do.  There is no one among you who enjoys being in fear, no one!  But when you are in fear you cannot avoid projecting it outwards, sharing it and extending it.  Instead refuse it, and embrace Love, you can do that, and you have limitless assistance from those in the spiritual realms to ensure your success.
Fear is also a state of mind, an unpleasant and personally power draining aspect of the illusion.  Love is Reality.  Embrace Love and fear dissolves because anything that is not in alignment and harmony with Love is unreal and cannot therefore hold out against It, being of the illusion it just ceases to exist.  Increasing numbers of you are realizing this every day, and are refusing to be cowed into submission any longer.  The days of darkness, fear, and unquestioning compliance are over because humanity has chosen to awaken from the nightmare in which it has been resting for eons.
The underlying assumptions upon which most of your laws rely are being deeply questioned, and those assumptions are being proven, in nearly every instance, to be false.  A new era has truly dawned, and initially that appears to be rather unsettling.  That is hardly surprising because you have become so conditioned to obeying mindless rules and regulations that when they are removed you feel for a moment quite unsteady.  It is like experiencing a momentary sense of dizziness if you stand up too quickly after a catnap or after your meditation, but it clears quickly as you return to fully conscious alertness.
So, I shall remind you yet again: Love Is . . .  there is nothing else.  Anything that is not in alignment with Love is utterly unreal, and is only seemingly real when you close your hearts, allowing illusions to fill that empty space from which you have chosen to shut out Love.  Open your hearts, invite Love to embrace them and flow through them to all sentient life, and experience the peace and contentment that that open state reveals.
Love is eternally and infinitely peaceful.  When you operate from Love, from your natural state, there is no fear, no anxiety, no conflict, no damaging competitiveness, just glorious and harmonious cooperation.  In that state worries and concerns dissolve because there is no room for them as you are completely filled with Love, and nothing else is sought or needed.  Needs of all kinds are the tools of fear, tools that are now being seen to be broken and irreparable.  In their place lies abundance waiting for your acceptance of it so that it can, by your allowing, dispel all humanity’s needs.
All is in place for your awakening and for your release from the illusion.  When you take your daily time alone in meditation, prayer, or contemplation be sure to remind yourselves that you are never alone, that you are always in the company of your spiritual guides and mentors, who watch over you constantly offering you the love that you have so often sought, with a noticeable lack of success, outside yourselves.  Love is your nature, and you are never separated from It, just temporarily unaware.  Open your awareness, allow Love to embrace you warmly and enthusiastically just as It wants to.
With so very much love, Saul.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Religious Abuse Recovery

Religious Abuse is Emotional Torture

Maurice Turmel PhD

We begin our story with a poem, one I wrote years ago, in what seems like another lifetime. My Guidance tells me I walked the earth back then and saw for myself the insidious beginnings of this thing called Religion.

Authority figures were looking for ways to control the masses. Each day some new purpose would emerge designed to enslave the existing populations and have them do the dirty work of those who saw themselves as Masters.

For the purposes of this story and Religious Abuse Recovery as I know it, we will focus our attention on the Catholic Church primarily. But this expose can be applied to other religions as well.

Man’s Folly – Religious Abuse

In the Name of the Father / How can it be? / You lied and cheated / Deceived me, I can see

No more holdouts / No more old scores / Time to return me / To my sweet amore

The one true love / That resides within / Is not without worry / But certainly without sin

The abuse of the Father / Is no folly indeed / It happened to many / Disrupted His creed

His words had been spoken / In the hearts of the All / Lost and forsaken / Left in the Hall

There to be taken / By those who “knew better” / Thought they’d interpret / That unopened letter

Concealed though it was / To be opened by you / Thought they would grab it / And give it a chew

Chew this they did / And badly as well / Hell and damnation / Had cast their spell

Long after the heartache / The evil and rhyme / The words of the Lord / Were turned into slime

Now these are retrievable / Through your own heart / Look in there dear / You’ll find your part

No longer distorted / By those "in the know" / Cause you open your mail / And start your own show

Let it be said / That God knew better / He’d let you find / Your very own letter

He’d let you know / When you had enough / Cause His Heart is Yours / And Yours is so tough

Tougher than lies / Let that be for certain / Look inside your self / Just behind the curtain

The veil they created / With their stories untrue / The nonsense they taught / And said was about you

You know the truth / God set it there / “Take a look dear / Don’t you be scared”

“I placed those words / Inside your heart / I knew you’d find / Your very own part”

“I’m glad you took charge / And set it all straight / No use pretending / I just couldn’t wait”

“Glad you could find / Your way to center / Heaven is right here, dear / Time for you to enter”

“And I love you, I do”

Signed: God within You

Time to Remove that Religious Collar:

I come to you with this news because it is time to remove that religious collar from around our necks. We have suffered at the hands of our religious leaders. We adopted methods of coping that affected us adversely. These would include the great variety of addictions all designed to numb out the toxic effects of Guilt and Shame piled upon us by those who claimed to know better. This is one aspect of the insidious nature of Religious Abuse.

Let’s set the stage so we can all see where this enslavement of souls began. At the beginning of the First Millennium AD, around the time Jesus Christ was born, the Roman Empire was in a stiff decline. Their mastery and control over Europe and various regions in Africa and the Middle East were falling apart because the Roman leaders could no longer maintain the discipline necessary to keep their legions of subjects in line.

As the Roman Empire continued its decline, some of its soon to be deposed leaders noticed that a rise in religious fervor was taking root, therefore, an opportunity to harness that need was now available. They realized they could transform this seeking of spiritual succor into a different form of enslavement that only required conditioning of the mind. By co-opting God as the ultimate Higher Power, they could deliver to the populace a series of edicts that could not be challenged, since they came directly from God.

An uneducated populace fell right into the trap and became supporters of this new religious movement. The Roman Empire morphed into the Roman Catholic Church and carried on their usual affairs under the guise of a new business model. Former military leaders exchanged their battle garb for priestly robes and began the transformation. They started to build churches and went to work developing their mind conditioning practices.

They saw for themselves what power religious beliefs could hold when they witnessed the effect Jesus Christ had on the population of the time. After they dealt with him in that most heinous fashion, they jumped all over this need and began the business of converting the Empire into a large scale Religion.

They developed all kinds of methods for enticing people, methods that made good use of the technological advances of the day. For a na├»ve population, these acts of trickery were pure magic and served to draw them tighter into the fold. Simple mathematical formulas coupled with advances in hydraulics were converted into the miracles of crying statues, bleeding glass and speaking stones, all orchestrated behind the scenes by masters of illusion who hired themselves out to the Highest Bidders. That’s how Catholicism began, with trickery and deceit, methods that remain in existence to this very day.

This form of ongoing deception set the stage for what was to become a systematic program of wowing potential converts with manufactured miracles. The biggest coup for the Catholic Church was when they successfully co-opted Jesus Christ’s name and enormous popularity. Once he was out of the way, it was easy, because he was no longer around to challenge them. This simply was the common business practice of stealing an idea, then getting rid of the competition that created it.

But that was not enough. They needed a founder, someone who was loyal to Jesus Christ, and that was his right hand man, Peter. They claimed Peter as the founder of Jesus Christ’s church, even though they killed him as well, crucified him upside down, if you recall. So today you have St. Peter’s Square in Vatican City and St. Peter’s Basilica within that square all contained within a small piece of real estate that reports to no one but itself, exempt from taxes and exempt from scrutiny, the wealthiest religious organization on the planet.

In the meantime, Roman Empire soldiers became Christian Mercenaries and led the charge against heathens everywhere. A heathen was simply a person or group that did not endorse Christianity. For this failure to comply they were killed, with Holy Swords and in God’s name. A few centuries back, during the time of the Crusades, a Christian mercenary leader reportedly asked his Pope, Pope Innocent II, how he should differentiate between believers and heathens, so as not to smite the faithful. And the Pope replied: “Kill them all. We’ll let God determine which are His.” There you have another piece of the foundation of the Roman Catholic Church.

Historians may dispute these claims as too simplistic and not factual enough, because I offer no accounting of dates or other specifics. The accuracy of these claims can be determined when you Google any of the key words listed above. For the purposes of your Religious Abuse Recovery, such details are unnecessary. What the church did or didn't do, and who were the main players at the times of various atrocities will have no effect on what you need to recover from Religious Abuse. All we are showing you here are the corrupt beginnings of a Religion that claimed to have your best interests in mind, while its priests and nuns were busy berating you, sexually abusing you, shaming you and reducing you to puddles of tears, successfully conditioning you to hate your self. This is spiritual blasphemy of the highest order

The Roman Catholic Church has become a massive and perverse institution whose main weapons include psychological controls, dehumanizing physical and sexual abuses and constant condemnation of your value as a person, as a true son / daughter of God. This is how they started and where they remain to this day, keeping all of us as children dependent on them, and continuing their program of mental and emotional enslavement through psychological torture and conditioning.

You need to see this for yourself, so you can come out of the trance they have put you in. All of their messages are what we psychologists call “double-binds”. For example: “God loves you, but you’re a Sinner.” “If you do as we say, you will go to Heaven. If you don’t, you will go to Hell.” There was no Hell until they invented it. There was no Purgatory until they invented that also.

All of these machinations are fictions, all part of the Big Lie to keep us enslaved. None of it is true. They made it all up. And they continue to promote these ideas to this day because now they can rely on unquestioned history and their 2,000 years in business as validation of their eternal righteousness and authority.

This is where the Roman Catholic Church started. They discovered that Guilt and Shame, coupled with the fear of rejection by God, were stronger weapons than arrows and swords for bringing populations to their knees. It was easy back then to dupe so many people, because there was no education system to speak of, except for the elites who were already behind this fictional creation, and are still there to this day - as the so-called Illuminati!

Jesus Christ did not launch the Catholic Church and neither did his close friend and disciple, Peter. These men were however setting the stage for a spiritual revolution, and that is why they were killed. They were a threat to the ruling authorities of the day. Once these two were out of the way, the elites of the time seized the opportunity to capitalize on the authentic search for truth and wholeness, and used this natural human desire to enslave people in a whole new manner. With the fear of God duly installed, they could do pretty much whatever they wanted.

They successfully utilized the power of belief and the natural urge to meld with one’s God as a tool for conscripting millions into their fold while installing themselves as the only legitimate intermediary between man and God.

That’s where our experiences of religious abuse began. These perverse psychological tactics have been in operation for 2,000 years and they will not be going away quietly. The modifications of Christ’s original message are still going on, as are the abuses inflicted on countless children all over the world. We have only seen the tip of the iceberg where these abuses are concerned. The Catholic Church has successfully silenced many dissenting and complaining voices by simply paying them off under gag order conditions. That strategy is no longer working. Today the whole world knows about pedophile priests.

In the meantime RC mangements continue to conduct business as usual. Who is the next potential Saint in their lineup of fake heroes? Let’s condemn abortion one more time. Let’s continue to deny poor people in third world countries the use of condoms to keep family sizes manageable. Let’s release another edict against homosexuality while our own ranks are filled with them. Let’s publicly condemn priest pedophiles while we continue to shift them from parish to parish as complaints are laid.

Lies, hypocrisy and more lies are the true foundations of the Catholic Church. You need to see this to begin your recovery. You need to know that you placed your trust in the lowest of the low, that your parents were duped as were the thousands of generations before them. You need to see how badly and perversely we’ve been lied to so that you can contemplate the idea that you are not so bad after all. When we reject our abuse experiences as determiners of who we are and put these back onto the shoulders of our abusers where they belong, we begin to see that their practices are clear testimony of their perverse nature.

They are the abusers and we are the victims. The abuse that we suffered is about “what happened to us.” It is not about who we are. But it most certainly is about who and what they are. And they are everything they ever accused us of. They are the perverse and the psychologically sick. Their actions, thoughts and behaviors toward innocent children are what need to be condemned. They are the purveyors of abuse.

The Catholic Church’s entire program began with a series of lies and that remains as their foundation to this day. These people are murderers, liars, child abusers, sexual abusers and emotional abusers. They live in a hollowed out world where the only truth that matters is what will help perpetuate their power and control for another day, week or year.

They have piles and piles of money that they keep to themselves while they shame us into giving to the poor and disenfranchised, loathsome conditions that they help perpetuate with their antiquated but controlling messages about sin, sexual activity and birth control. In their world, it’s all about counting the cash, keeping the business humming along and silencing the victims of their various abuses through murder or payoff. Yes, there are bodies buried around residential schools in North America, children that were killed by their priest caretakers. Those who survived these experiences and witnessed the murders, have been bought off by those pesky gag orders, so that the Catholic Church could continue to pretend it was wholesome and clean.

The Catholic Church’s leaders have positioned themselves as parent authorities who, while working for God, are allegedly immune to scrutiny or prosecution. They have successfully used the same tactic as rapists and similar abusers when confronted with charges of abuse – blame the victim and re-victimize them all over again.

Petty despots and religious abusers are all cut from the same cloth. They are elitist. They see themselves as privileged. And they truly believe they have the right to “Lord it” over the rest of us. We, the general population, continue to be their slaves as long as we endorse their program, or, more accurately, fail to stand up for ourselves and put these abuses and condemnations back onto them, where they belong.

This is the end of the road for the Catholic Church and all religions that practice psychological enslavement of their adherents. Those of us who have been abused are now saying:

"Enough! I will no longer suffer at your hands! I am done with you forever! And I will heal myself of all your toxic effects."

Let that be the beginning of your recovery process. Let the above phrase become your Mantra. Say it to yourself everyday and prepare to heal from the lifetime of abuses you have suffered at their hands. The problem was never you. They problem has always been in the hands of your abusers. They are the ones who are sick and misguided. They are the ones who have perverted and corrupted Christ’s message to us. They are the ones who pretend to be God’s emissaries when they are in fact perverts of the truth.

Yes you can recover from Religious Abuse, Religious Sexual Abuse, Religious Mental Abuse and Religious Emotional Abuse using the very same psychological tools they used to condemn you. Properly applied, these tools will lead you out of the spiritual wilderness they cast you into, and help you find your way Home to your True Heart, your True Self, and then make good your Personal Connection with the Living God within. Then you will know the true freedom of being “Connected to Source”, which simply means you will never need another religion again for the rest of your natural life.

How’s that for a promise? You, connected with You, and with the Great Creator! No more middle man. No more lies - just your own permanent connection to the Almighty.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The Process of Self-Awareness

Listen to your self. That's what you need to do. Kneel down and place your ear to the ground so you can hear the rumbling underneath, the rising of those energies from the spirit of the moment as it traces itself through you.

What do you feel?  How do you know? What do you trust? What are your beliefs? Are you ready to let go?

Because the old has to go for the new to be born. You can't go ahead with those old clothes, those old hangups, those old ineffectual visions.

Get a new vision, a new life, a new beginning and see your self anew, stripped of all pretense, fear and plight; stripped of all lies, and aligned only with the truth -  The " I Am" truth, the truth that God is being born through you! How can you not savor that? Of course - you must!

Love yourself!  That's the ticket.  Love yourself enough that you never have to love yourself again. Love yourself to the endth and breadth of your existence.

Every part of you needs love.  Every moment of your life needs love.  You need love, self-acceptance and self-adherence.  Be your own Voice.  Let it dominate all others "To Thine Own Self Be True."

The proof is in the pudding.  Are you acting in alignment with your truth?  Are you acting as a reflection of God's truth?  Discuss!!!


Value added comes later when your are ready to celebrate your Soul, as you have in other areas of your life.  For me personally, that has been music.  It is where I celebrate my soul the most.  Where is your passion?  Where is your truth?  Where is your joy?  Find it and put it on a bumper sticker to your heart.  You can't fail when you follow your bliss.

So how can you trust your self when you keep looking outside for your answers?

And my God Self answers: "I am your God Self and I live inside you.  I am You.  You are Me.  We are One and always have been.  We are reuniting after a long absence, a separation of sorts, where you went away to discover your self and now you are ready to come home again."

So who are you going to trust to guide you?  Those that claim authority and have already ruined the planet, or those that stand up to them and say "Enough!"  Where do you want to spend your energy? Do not spend your time appealing to those who don't care; take your message to those who do, to those who already live from the inside out.  They are your peers and loved ones.  They are already forming the New Earth.


Time for all of us to pay attention again, at the risk of learning something new.  We are going to learn how to answer our own questions.  The trick is to trust the Source, the inner voice, that is our truest self.  That means turning off the outside world for a while, as they keep marching to that old 3D drummer and those sounds just keep repeating the same old refrain.  "We know better than you". That comes from religion and government mainly, but more insidiously, comes from our corporations and employers.  They are selling what's  best for them, not for you, or for the betterment of mankind or the planet as a whole.

We need to learn to listen, put our ear to the ground, interpret those energetic rumblings and rush to give them creedance for whatever purpose they serve.  They are calling to us.  They are saying "wait a minute, we've got incoming mail for you".  Open your Heart Center and that's where they deposit the latest offerings from the Giant Cosmos that is ready and willing to serve us. 

Are you with me?  Are you ready to hear your own truth?  I know I am because this message came to me last night as I was once again groping with "what to do next".  All I heard in return was "Publish, Publish, Publish - tell your own truth - that will inspire others to reveal their truth."  And in this sharing will we come together as One, because no secrets implies we are alert to one another and Love paves the way for our redress to each other.

Yes, we've heard it all before.  Your life purpose lies within. Of course it does.  Where else can it be?  And when we listen, with our ear to the ground, to our Heart Center, we hear the truth He/She has been broadcasting since day 1 - "You are Love!  You are Powerful!  You are Me incarnate! And I need you by My side as of this moment, this Now moment.  Capiche?"

So then I was instructed to take pen in hand and write the following:  "I am the author of this posting, this article, this piece of my life that is determined to shake me loose from those old mourings called "public".  My "private" is my "public".  That's who I am!"

This particular shakeup is about me coming to terms with who I am.  It's autobiographical in that sense.  It's an open journal.  It's a part of me on paper.  That's where this is going. But it's your story as well.  In my profession there's a saying: "We are as sick as our Secrets".  Guess what?  Revealing ourselves is the cure.

"Do you get it?" I am being asked. Self-Disclosure!!!  It's who we are, in case you were wondering.  What else is there?  There is nothing else.  We are God. She/He works through us.  All else is irrelevant.  The more we disclose of ourselves, the stronger God becomes and we too.

Are you prepared to tell people who you are?  I am!  This is who I am and more will be coming.  I declare myself "In".  I am part of the solution, of the changes, of the shift to New World Consciousness.  That's my story and I'm sticking to it!