But we find that time, as man judges it, is meaningless as the preserver of life unless it be qualified with the virtues of life….
Human beings are trained to react like Pavlov’s dog to programmed stimuli. Thus those who would defraud mankind of the Christ consciousness, knowing that their reactions can be plotted on a graph and predicted in advance, can with precise timing introduce a negative spiral of fear or self-condemnation and thereby reduce the behavioral patterns of the masses to the level of the common herd. Suddenly it becomes popular to belittle the kingdom of God; and those who once worshiped the light, now fallen to the depths of self-degradation, cry out in the presence of the Christ: “What have we to do with thee?”…
Beloved ones, the results of mass controls can be seen in the lives of many. These find themselves caught up in such a turmoil of conflicting dimensions that the poor creatures are divided mentally, emotionally and spiritually and can scarcely comprehend the thrust of life. Through ineptness in spiritual things and a lack of discernment men are often turned from the radiance of the Eternal into myriad channels which afford temporal diversion but no gathering together of the many facets of being into the formation of a useful instrument. -Archeia Mary: Pearls of Wisdom 13:37, see http://books.google.com/books?id=9jtov8wr5FYC&pg=PA97&dq=clare+prophet+ineptness+spiritual&hl=en&sa=X&ei=NkiGVMGBO9jtoATpnYDwBw&ved=0CB0Q6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=clare%20prophet%20ineptness%20spiritual&f=false
If in filling the chalice with beauty the individual may seem to be functioning within a limited sphere, then let him know that he is limited only by the chalice of his consciousness and not by beauty itself. If in filling the chalice with ugliness the individual may seem to be functioning within an unlimited sphere, then let him know that he is dipping into the bottomless pit to which there is no end save death….
Viewed through a finite lens change may not be significant, but through the divine lens the finest aspects of change come into focus….When one puts together all of the pieces of the puzzle of life one finds that the true answers are to be found in the reality of the divine experience -Paul the Venetian: Pearls of Wisdom 13:43