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1711503/20141214a) Go to …… December 14, 2014

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15:19 GMT (Greenwich Mean Time),
Jamal, 3rd Masa’il, 171 BE
Beauty, Questions of Speech
Year number 19, Vahid, (Unity)
Vahid number 9, Baha, (Splendour)
Kull-i-Shay (Fullness of Time), number 1, Alif, (A),
Yaum Al-Ahad, 21st Safar, 1436 AH
First Day of the week, of The Void Month
Sunday, 14th December 2014 AD
 
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1711415/20141207a) December 7, 2014

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05:17 GMT (Greenwich Mean Time),
Jamal, 15th Qawl, 171 BE
Beauty, Questions of Speech
Year number 19, Vahid, (Unity)
Vahid number 9, Baha, (Splendour)
Kull-i-Shay (Fullness of Time), number 1, Alif, (A),
Yaum Al-Ahad, 14th Safar, 1436 AH
First Day of the week, of The Void Month
Sunday, 7th December 2014 AD

05:18. Stats:-

United States 1, Total 1.

05:20. Later today, Unit Convention for Unit 48 out of 95 in England, Oxfordshire, North. Electorate 69 or 70 adults in the Districts of Oxford City, Cherwell and West Oxfordshire, to elect one delegate out of 95, to attend National Convention next April or May, to elect the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of the United Kingdom for the following year.

1711414/20141206a) December 5, 2014

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15:38 GMT (Greenwich Mean Time),
Jalal, 14th Qawl, 171 BE
Glory, Speech of Speech
Year number 19, Vahid, (Unity)
Vahid number 9, Baha, (Splendour)
Kull-i-Shay (Fullness of Time), number 1, Alif, (A),
As-Sabt, 13th Safar, 1436 AH
Seventh Day of the week, of The Void Month
Saturday, 6th December 2014 AD

23:59. Stats:-

United States 6, United Kingdom 5, Colombia 1, Total 12.

1711413/20141205a) December 4, 2014

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02:47 GMT (Greenwich Mean Time),
Istiqlal, 13th Qawl, 171 BE
Independence, Power of Speech
Year number 19, Vahid, (Unity)
Vahid number 9, Baha, (Splendour)
Kull-i-Shay (Fullness of Time), number 1, Alif, (A),
Al-Jumu’ah, 12th Safar, 1436 AH
Gathering Day of the week, of The Void Month
Friday, 5th December 2014 AD

23:59. Stats:-

United States 13, New Zealand 2, Total 15.

1711411/20141203b) Mocking, Torrent and Wash Clean. December 3, 2014

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09:14 GMT (Greenwich Mean Time),
‘Idal, 11th Qawl, 171 BE
Justice, Will of Speech
Year number 19, Vahid, (Unity)
Vahid number 9, Baha, (Splendour)
Kull-i-Shay (Fullness of Time), number 1, Alif, (A),
Al-Arba’aa’, 10th Safar, 1436 AH
Fourth Day of the week, of The Void Month
Wednesday, 3rd December 2014 AD

Stats:- See post “a” for this date.

09:14. Adapted from 23rd November’s post, “Not all washed up but all washed clean”.

I just dreamt that one day my best friend was taunting and mocking me that that special person was coming back to live in Oxford, but that she still wanted nothing to do with me. That evening after the Sun had set, a flood arose which created a deep raging torrent, streaming through the main streets, perhaps 5 feet deep. In consultation with a few strangers, other townsfolk nearby, I decided to throw myself into the torrent and swim as best I could. Later that night, all my stuff, my lifetime of accumulated garbage, was piled up on a sea front, and during the night a heavy sea rose and washed it all away, and there was nothing left afterwards. And although there was just a slight twinge of feeling “gutted”, it quickly passed, and I felt completely liberated, which was nice.

15:20. I later dreamt that I got something stuck in my teeth, a piece of thread. I pulled it, and it was VERY long. When I’d pulled it all out completely it tuned out to be a very thin tapeworm and it was still alive. Then it became an Ophidian as in ST:TNG “Time’s Arrow” Parts 1 and 2, with a head like the “Loch Ness Monster” in “Stingray”, though much smaller, its head being perhaps 2 inches wide,. I was in the process of somehow killing it, and trying to stuff it into a glass jar too small for it, when I woke up.

“Wanting nothing to do with someone” could mean something opposite to its obvious meaning, just like “Pigs might fly!” As advised at the PRC in 2007, interpret dreams in whatever way makes you happy. So, if taunting and mocking, means joking, and a positive joke at that, because “wanting nothing to do with me” could mean wanting to be with me, but doing nothing but being with me, or wanting “absolute poverty and complete nothingness” to do with me, or wanting to do “absolute poverty and complete nothingness” with me.

I thought that the torrent might be “mainstream” or “relentless peer or societal pressure” but another more positive interpretation might be that once the Sun had set, meaning just after the beginning of a new day, which for Baha’is begins at sunset, and having been ribbed about her wanting to do nothingness with me, there was a torrent of water where there had been dry land before, and water in western astrology symbolises emotion, into which I cast myself. I am according to a Californian astrological web-site made up of the 4 elements as follows:- Emotion/water, 26/49; Inspiration/fire, 17/49; Intellect and sociability/Air, a meagre 5/49; Practicality and being “down to earth”, an appalling big fat zero. So, a torrent of emotion, flowing in my view, from left to right, or from west to east, and one could interpret this torrent of emotion as passionate, fervent love, a love felt madly, truly and deeply, which would rush me off my feet and take me east. Sounds good to me! S’good! Also, as far as “rivers wild” are concerned, maybe its “this evanescent soul seeking the river of everlasting life from the hands of Thy bounty”.

And what about my stuff? If the sea washed it away, perhaps it found its way onto a container on a slow boat to somewhere east, which would be nice.

And the thread, which became a dragon, or rather a snake. Maybe that’s something to do with the weird tenderness I feel on the left of my neck, ear, scalp. Though tenderness could be interpreted romantically as well, as if I’m a Ferengi having his left lobe tickled! And a long, a very long, thread coming out of my mouth could be perhaps everything I have posted on FB and WordPress, a very, very long thread which becomes a long thin snake, like Kaa in “Jungle Book”, who likes to TRY to hypnotise people, a reptile like a green scaly Madame Vastra from “Dr Who”, a Sylurian from subterranean cities, a veritable aristocratic 19th century London Lady, like Lady Penelope, perhaps a thread or snake within me, hidden, which becomes visible and plain for all to see. And then “killing it softly with my song”, as in “dressed to kill”, or “you kill me”, or other analogies of “death” symbolising the dying of self, that being immersed in a huge amount of LOVE involves. And then, the pen finds that words cannot any longer suffice, since the experience of fervent romantic love, is as impervious to being described in words, as is God. As in “How great the multitude of truths which the garment of words can never contain! How vast the number of such verities as no expression can adequately describe, whose significance can never be unfolded, and to which not even the remotest allusions can be made! How manifold are the truths which must remain unuttered until the appointed time is come!” (Baha’u’llah, Gleanings from the Writings of Baha’u’llah, p. 176). Or in “1 for sorrow, 2 for joy, 3 for a girl, 4 for a boy, 5 for silver, 6 for gold, 7 for a secret never to be told, 8 for a wish, 9 for a kiss and
10 for a bird you must not miss”. “Whoso knoweth this secret will assuredly hide it, and were he to reveal but its faintest trace they would nail him to the cross. Yet, by the Living God, were there any true seeker, I would divulge it to him; for they have said: “Love is a light that never dwelleth in a heart possessed by fear.” (Baha’u’llah, The Four Valleys, p. 58). Another positive image of a reptilian, is the dragon in “Shrek” who is romantically involved with the donkey voiced by Eddie Murphy. Then there’s the old 1970s sit-com “George and the Dragon” starring Sid James and Peggy Mount. Maybe killing dragons with my song is what I am supposed to do, what I was born for, “what God wants me to do”.

7″ green reptilian shapeshifters are reputed to be from Alpha Draconis, the brightest star in the constellation Draco the Dragon, a northern circumpolar constellation. The reputation of them is negative, mirroring the prejudices amongst mankind against “reptiles”, but Madame Vastra, a collaborator of “The Doctor” though not a companion, gives a much more positive image of a green reptilian humanoid, and a very attractive one as well.

 

 

Previous comments tangentially relevant:-

Perhaps these dreams are symptomatic of the effect of asking for the veils to be burnt away, and for a fountain of living waters, every morning. Well, more mornings than before.

15:22.  ” I am complicated, says an informed expert. I am a method actor, living the roles, says 1. I am perhaps a “lad” method acting the role of a nerd, like Marshal Josef Stalin, according to an informed expert, “a mystery wrapped up in an enigma”. Intent on “breaking the mold”, intent on “letting the side down”, intent on being a rogue whilst playing the compliant, servile, obedient, well-behaved sheep, intent on being fully human, whilst giving the appearance of conformity, just to keep the bastards off my back, whilst obfuscating the truth with a patina of “nerdist tendencies”, a veritable theological trainspotter. And what of the mirror image, a nerdette, method acting the role of a ladette. Was there ever such a perfect complementarity, such a perfect juxtaposition of reciprocal coping mechanisms? Was there ever such a match made in heaven? But I am biased, and ever likely to remain so.”

15:30. One thing I like about dreams, is that if the dream seems negative or unpalatable, you can reject it, and swim against the tide, and choose a different path. I’ve done this in the past, and made decisions, based on this method, to avoid being prompted to move back to Banbury, or to stay in Kidlington, based on whether a dream seemed an invitation to paradise or a warning nightmare of hell.

1711412/20141204a) December 3, 2014

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19:56 GMT (Greenwich Mean Time),
Istijlal, 12th Qawl, 171 BE
Majesty, Knowledge of Speech
Year number 19, Vahid, (Unity)
Vahid number 9, Baha, (Splendour)
Kull-i-Shay (Fullness of Time), number 1, Alif, (A),
Al-Khamis, 11th Safar, 1436 AH
Fifth Day of the week, of The Void Month
Thursday, 4th December 2014 AD

23:59. Stats:-

United States 15, Germany 1, Total 16.

1711411/20141203a) All Fingers and Thumbs. December 3, 2014

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00:14 GMT (Greenwich Mean Time),
‘Idal, 11th Qawl, 171 BE
Justice, Will of Speech
Year number 19, Vahid, (Unity)
Vahid number 9, Baha, (Splendour)
Kull-i-Shay (Fullness of Time), number 1, Alif, (A),
Al-Arba’aa’, 10th Safar, 1436 AH
Fourth Day of the week, of The Void Month
Friday, 3rd December 2014 AD

22:03. Stats:-

United States 13, Argentina 2, Canada 1, Total 16.

00:18. I’ve had a problem for some years, a symptom of underlying sub-conscious anxiety, the biting of my fingers, especially of my right hand, and my two thumbs, especially around the nails and knuckles. I’ve tried to break the habit by making the targeted flesh more tender, and therefore too painful to bite, by coating them with aloe vera gelly, from FLP. This strategy has proved less than completely effective, but now, I’ve added an element which may prove successful, that is wrapping band-aid plasters around the targeted digits’ knuckles, so that those telltale protrusions of dried skin that just invite being picked at and perpetuating the habit, are all wrapped up and hidden by the plasters and therefore not perceptible as tempting material to bite at. So far so good; it SEEMS to be working.

18:11. And also, on the health front, another bit of good news. Pending formalities with Dr Thurston and Jac Lawler, my Care Coordinator in a week’s time, Jac has discharged me from the psychiatric industrial complex, though I’m still not completely free of the medical industrial complex, still on 400 mgs of Quetiapine/Seroquel daily, and now under the care of my GP. S’good!

1711410/20141202a) A Piece of the Action. December 2, 2014

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12:57 GMT (Greenwich Mean Time),
Fidal, 10th Qawl, 171 BE
Grace, Might of Speech
Year number 19, Vahid, (Unity)
Vahid number 9, Baha, (Splendour)
Kull-i-Shay (Fullness of Time), number 1, Alif, (A),
Ath-Thalaathaa’, 9th Safar, 1436 AH
Third Day of the week, of The Void Month
Tuesday, 2nd December 2014 AD

23:59. Stats:-

United States 7, United Kingdom 1, Total 8.

12:59. So, after discovering that the Second Coming occurred in 1844 and 1863 AD, what was my response, having, 4 or 5 years earlier said to God, “If there is a God, tell me what you want to do”? It was to get a “piece of the action”, and to start abiding by His instructions, unconditionally.

 

1711409/20141201a) Ship in a Bottle. November 30, 2014

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18:40 GMT (Greenwich Mean Time),
Kamal, 9th Qawl, 171 BE
Perfection, Names of Speech
Year number 19, Vahid, (Unity)
Vahid number 9, Baha, (Splendour)
Kull-i-Shay (Fullness of Time), number 1, Alif, (A),
Al-Ithnayn, 8th Safar, 1436 AH
Second Day of the week, of The Void Month
Monday, 1st December 2014 AD

23:59. Stats:-

United States 12, Total 12.

18:41. Watching “Ship in a Bottle”, episode S6, E12 of ST:TNG. A very good analogy. Or instead of a ship in a bottle, an alternate reality in an imaginary pyramid, which when inverted and revolved, becomes a diamond, which inner scintillating light, transforms the world in which it dwells, into the same alternate reality. Hence the transformation from living in an alternate reality in an imaginary diamond in a harsh, cruel, hostile reality, to living in an alternate reality where harshness, cruelty and hostility is transformed in perception, into the vision of Gerry Anderson, Gene Roddenberry, NASA’s Apollo, Bobby Kennedy, John Lennon, and Baha’u’llah. A very agreeable transformation, if you ask me.

18:43. Ref:- Global Research from Canada.

“If there was a way the United States could achieve its long-term strategic objectives and, at the same time, avoid a war with Russia, it would so. Unfortunately, that is not an option, which is why there’s going to be a clash between the two nuclear-armed adversaries sometime in the near future.”

Maybe the “long-term strategic objectives” of the USA need to be binned, and re-thought out. A suggestion would be to promote 3 things, 1) the oneness of mankind instead of the USA being an exception, 2) world peace and the demilitarisation of the whole planet, by scrapping the foreign military bases and the arms industry that supports them, and 3) a world federal government in which the influence of the USA is based not on its wealth (50% of the planet in 1948?) but on its population (6% in 1948?), and national influence is proportional to population in a world representative federal government, in which nations are not pitted in conflict with each other, but are bound, through their own enlightened national self interest, in co-operating with all other nations in the interests not of their own nation but the good of the entire human race and the entire planet. You KNOW it makes sense!

1711408/20141130a) The Biggest Conflict. November 30, 2014

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00:47 GMT (Greenwich Mean Time),
Jamal, 8th Qawl, 171 BE
Beauty, Perfection of Speech
Year number 19, Vahid, (Unity)
Vahid number 9, Baha, (Splendour)
Kull-i-Shay (Fullness of Time), number 1, Alif, (A),
Yaum Al-Ahad, 7th Safar, 1436 AH
First Day of the week, of The Void Month
Sunday, 30th November 2014 AD

23:59. Stats:-

United States 11, Australia 2, United Kingdom 1, Total 14.

21:47. It seems to me that the biggest conflict in the world today is the conflict between, on the one hand, what the west says in rhetoric to the rest of the world and its own people about the reality the world is in, and on the other hand the truth about the reality the world is in. In other words, the west is lying through its teeth, and the conflict is between the truth and the lies that the west announces as truth. I suppose therefore that according to the false reality that is the empire of lies ruled by the western elite, that makes me an extremist.

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