Soul Gifts from the Future
A Word from the Ranch: Time flies by so fast these days. Here it is the middle of November already andjust now catching up with the news since July. This first picture was taken on October 20th, 2012 - our 17th Wedding Anniversary and yes I changed my hair color to white, finally living my age in the present and no longer stuck in the past.
Throughout June, July and August I enjoyed creating new wild flower essences - my repertoire is steadily growing and it is so exiting every time to intuitively experience their unique individual healing qualities - I intend to collect all descriptions in a booklet, ready for next years holistic expo season and available to purchase here in my web site.
Several house wrens and purple-emerald green swallows occupied our birdhouses hanging off the pergola and we so enjoy watching them feed their young - as do our cats. Thank goodness, they cannot reach any of them and the birds know it. And we had very unusual visitors in our yard – first 6 bull elk eating from my lilac bushes and then a young mountain lion chasing our cats around the porch, most likely displaced by the 10,000 acre Myrtle Fire near Pringle. What magnificent animals – that is after all my cats escaped, although our Oliver just barely and only due to Jack’s intervention
June also brought us a permanent camper Irwin and his horse Dolly, a retired railroad man, who enjoys nature and riding every day. This brings in not only some great company, but also some extra income – life is good.
July, August and September were unusually hot and very dry months, the sprinkler kept our flower and veggie gardens going and we had an abundant harvest – that is, until the deer decided it was time to jump the fences in late September. It had been too hot for tomatoes, peppers and somehow not right for beans and peas either, but everything else filled our evenly cool pressure tank room as well as 2 freezers. The winter squash, buttercup, Jack’s favorite, is stored on wire panels, hanging from the garage ceiling and for the first time in this life I made pickles and sauerkraut, spaghetti sauce, canned peaches, red beets, green onions, kohlrabi and Swiss chard. Jack favors zucchini and yellow squash in form of sweet bread, so that’s on the to-do list once a month.
In September and October I attended holistic fairs in Casper and Cheyenne – Jack came along and enjoyed listening to the lectures and talking to the vendors. I introduced him to Eggington’s in Casper and if it wasn't so far from home, I am sure, he would drive there on a regular base, just for his favorite breakfast – Pecan French Toast.
We visited Molly in Lander 3 times this summer, once for a personal private channeling with St. Germain and twice to attend her monthly groups – so nice to see old time friends again and wonderful to gain some loving insights from the highest sources of enlightenment there are.
Normally in the Rainbow Center of the Humanities in Lander, my St. Germain painting is now at home in the Black Hills, at least while my paintings are exhibited in the courthouse in Custer until November 13th. I was working on the portrait of our beloved dog Rusty when I was asked to display my art there for the first time.
Just in time Rusty's portrait was completed and frame din one of Lester Wise's fabulous custom barn wood frames.
2 of our house cats left us - Pinecone passed away in August and Benny got hit by a truck early this month - have fun on the other side of the veil, little ones and thank you for brightening our days with your joy and love.
End of October, a strange small grey cat with 6 toes showed up at our door in urgent need of help for her injury on her paw. If there ever was a politician, Faith is one,as she integrated very smoothly in our two and four legged family. After recuperating for about 3 weeks, she said good-bye and disappeared just like she came - have a great life, little one.
Now, the hay for the winter for our 6 horses and our boarding horse is in the barn, the first snow has fallen and the fire in the wood stove is burning day and night to keep the house comfortable. Jack has started to take the old barn down, storing the beautiful barn wood carefully. He is also working on an article for a Bella Spark magazine and promised me one for each newsletter.
Jack's Contemplation of the Month: "IGNITING CHANGE"
As we stand at the gateway to the new beginning, let us admire the powerful beauty that we are for living life beyond limits.
Buckled in next to the open spinning wheels of life – racing to “come home to ourselves”,
Recognizing that spirit is now calling us to live our lives sweetly, powerfully, and exquisitely,
Meeting choices – accurate and awesome – that stand the storms and test of time,
God given everlasting love in a responsive, comfortable, agile, and elegant body,
Muscle suspension “lubed-for-life”,
Protected for stain resistance and easy clean-ups,
User friendly controls for “smart systems”,
Working through a tasking order, allowing the infinite wisdom of our soul-self to be the guiding force,
Dismissing the egoic intellect of our thinking mind, and allowing the mind and the soul to become perfect partners,
That’s us Lord, turning for home, all flying your colors.
We have chosen to be here at this very important time. We are good, but we have to forgive and release the baggage of this “great illusion”, that we have experienced through a thousand lifetimes. Before we came in the human condition this time, our soul script included the burning away of the dross (accumulated worthless matter or slag skimmed from the surface of our person, exposing us as we are in reality). Living life beyond limits requires us to forgive it, and forgive it, all of it.
Love is what we are made of. It is an allowable – nothing we have to earn or learn. As we accept love, right and wrong, good and bad disappear as mist in the sunlight. What will we be if we just let go – absolutely awesome, exquisite, vibrant, peaceful, enthusiastic joy – feeling serenity and tranquility in our center. Ego works to get us out of that quiet space. How would we feel if our brain is not directing the energy, but our soul is. Allow our soul selves to lead us lovingly to accept our connection to our god, like being in a spiritual gym building muscle toward tapping into universal energy, leading us to be creative beyond our wildest dreams, including for igniting change. Every creation begins in love, and we will discover that we are monumental.
There is no one on the planet that is greater than you. Be expanded, be gifted and be fulfilled. Accept spiritual wisdom for what makes your heart sing. Serve others living fulfilled - this delights me so I share it.
My passion relates to entrepreneurship and business systems oriented to fresh, vibrant and healthful foods. My spirit has lovingly nudged me into sharing a concept that didn't just occur out-of-the-blue, but yet it did. How amazingly the spirit works if we just allow it.
Let us consider an amazing possibility that requires us to invent nothing except the re-inventing of our communities in the collective, communities working together and not in competition. Every town in our region, in this time of economic stagnation, appears to have multiple store-front buildings on main street that are unused, perhaps for some time. These structures may in truth be diamonds in the rough, waiting for a new creation by amazing creators.
Now let us move our attention to the food that we eat. Every lady that has a kitchen in her household and prepares the daily meals for the family, makes a concerted effort to offer cut fresh vegetables in her dietary mix. In our region, these ladies have to make difficult choices in terms of purchase decisions: quality, local or not, healthy, selection, price, availability, convenience, vendor, quantity, and package. Consider that the “buy fresh, buy local” options are seasonal and the off-seasons require that these products must be transported from Arizona, California, Mexico, and beyond, being problematic in the true sense as to freshness.
Now let us solve the two problems and build new and widespread capacity for the commercial production of fresh, first-rate, green produce for local markets year-long. The production template must eliminate seasonal limitations, adverse weather events, pests, varying soil fertility issues, labor related issues, product supply unpredictability, and for easily scaling up production, diminishing risk and increasing returns. Everyone growing vegetables throughout history has struggled with these same factors.
In 2008, my wife and I were introduced to a relatively new, revolutionary, and environmentally friendly process, in Berthoud, Colorado of all places. The process, termed aeroponics, removes soil from the normal three ingredient requirement for growing plants (soil, water, and light). We have seen how this technology can revolutionize “freshness” with scale and be commercially viable.
Aeroponically produced plants are grown in an air/mist environment using natural oxygenation, that is free from soil or an aggregate media, and managed by a microcomputer controlled pump that periodically mists a water and nutrient mix through a closed loop onto plant roots within a stand mounted chamber. Water usage is reduced by 98 percent, fertilizer usage by 90 percent and pesticide usage by 100 percent, while maximizing crop yields by 45-80+ percent. Full details are available at www.AeroponicsInternational.com.
Placing groups of these units in structures about town, will soon overwhelm the individual business owners with a large supply of product, then presenting a major processing, marketing, and distribution requirement. Growers typically are not marketers and would prefer to hand off these segments of the “growing industry” to a processing- marketing- distribution arm that serves the area-at-large, much like an area livestock sales market serves the ranching community. Product is harvested, transported to the new state-licensed center, then grower identified, cleaned, quality graded, and packaged for distribution. This part of the equation is best structured as a grower/community owned co-operative. The total operation can be operated much as the publishing of a daily newspaper, placing the customer orders/subscriptions in their hands less than 24 hours from initial harvest. Product pickup and distribution can be operated in a like manner to that of the UPS and FED-EX business models.
This concept serves every grower of green produce, from the seasonal outdoor garden, to the high tunnel and green house growers, and to the hydroponic and aeroponic producers. Can this happen in our communities? It is all about perspective. Society has trained us to stand on tiptoe and reach for our future and grab what we don't have. Our thoughts are always creating, and through the wisdom of the spirit, empower and enable us to grasp the un-named future – calling our future nows. Since we are all masters, what are we creating to share with the world? We must be fully aware of our spiritually endowed creative capabilities and our surroundings, disciplining ourselves to recognize synchronicities that support our passion, and then to act on the information, the perfect formula for igniting change.
John Kirk is co- owner of Plenty Star Ranch located in the Black Hills of South Dakota and an alumnus of Colorado State University E-mail:
Considerations by Isa: "SURRENDER"
Surrender in this unique time of our time means, that all events in your life happen for good and loving reasons, your soul chose, no matter what they looked like. Our mind = ego judges them as good or bad, right or wrong, but those are judgments which have no truth whatsoever to them from the universal spiritual standpoint of our souls.
Surrender means having faith and courage to move forward knowing that around the next, unseen corner (unseen by our mind = ego) is always the highest good for all concerned. Allow yourself to be in the picture when asking your guides and angles for your very best - you is the only one you can change. And then let go, do not attempt to put expectations or plans to your requirement list Leave it up to the universe to bring you the very best, it always does - plans and expectations hardly ever turn out the way we thought anyways and lead to nothing but disappointments and more judgments.
Surrender to all that is good = God in your life, it is the only way to enter the rainbow bridge of ascension into higher dimensions. Now more than ever the bridge to remembering who we, our eternal souls, truly are, is open to all humans, but we have to surrender to the unknown future and make the first steps to the middle first, then all masters, guides, angels and other beings, who are awaiting us since the beginning of the game of illusion on Earth, can assist us from there forward
Announcements & News:
We had a lot of fun with our little open group " Spiritual Tea Leaves" last winter, we decided to offer it again:
Every 2. Sunday of each month at Plenty Star Ranch - 9.5 miles South of Custer, SD on Hwy 385 605-673-3012
Starting Sunday November 11th, 2012 from 2 pm - 4 pm
Everyone is welcome, Jack will introduce a subject or you may have something on your mind we all can add our 5 cents to - no smoke, no alcohol, no drugs, no religion to interfer. Bring your joy and excitement as well as all your questions about where we are all going from here in these ending times of the game of illusion. Sometimes messages from loved ones who haved crossed over will come through to show their support, sometimes the gentle messages of our guides will lead us to see /feel our world from a new and more peaceful perspective - be amazed.
Love & Light
Jack and Isa