Prophecy in an old Elton John Album, the interpretation. This experience began during the

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Prophecy in an old Elton John Album, the interpretation. This experience began during the day of Friday, March 19, 1993. I had an unusually pleasant and happy day, treating myself to breakfast at a diner and reading a spiritual book I had started 3 weeks before. I had strayed from spiritual things for 3 weeks, cuz I was setting up my BBS again (4 yrs experience at sysoping), and I had a minor surgery that gave me 2 weeks off from work. During the day, Friday, a PORTION, of an old Elton John song was in my mind, from which I had also taken a line for my high school year book, SEVENTEEN years ago. I could not remember the whole song, so the same part kept repeating in my mind off and on throughout the day. YouknowhatImean? So after supper I settled down in Windows to catch up on the 3000 messages I was behind in the conferences. I was reading the FIDO UFO base when I saw a one line message from Walter Bartoo: Hi Glenda: Things are moving quickly now we need voice connection to respond better on this. Kortron. Immediately I began to ponder the spiritual happenings I HAD been monitoring and been into before my 3 week spell in worldy matters. I retired to bed at 1 A.M. Saturday morning. I thought about the events of the day, and especially Walter's message. I kept saying to myself, "something's happening", "I can FEEL it" That feeling is coming back; the one I had before I ignored spiritual issues. I fell asleep; at 1:45, I awoke to my mother yelling "Something's happening!". I bolted from my room, as she was saying go look out the back window. A surge of adrenalin, like I never felt, ran thru me, and I literally flew up the stairs. As I looked outside, I could see "blue flashing lights" of two police cruisers in the street beyond the small wooded area and river behind our house. My heart was pounding, and as I gained consciousness, I realized that I thought the BIG earth changes had just begun when my mother announced that "something's happening". I was still partially in a dream state up until I was looking out the window. I felt awful then, cuz I felt like my heart would leap out of me, cuz of the adrenalin, and I was shaking, kinda like with terror. I was visibly upset for about 5 minutes after that. I went back downstairs, and my mom says "someone must be hurt bad". I went back to bed, but I couldnt sleep. The portion of the song came back, and I began to want to REMEMBER the rest of the lyrics. Afterall, my YEARBOOK quote was from this song; I owed it to myself to listen to it again, so I could replay it in my mind with more of the pieces. BTW, this song playing in my mind was NOT annoying me; I liked it, and it was soothing my rattled nerves. So, I got up and began to look for this OLD album. I found the record album JACKET in one of the two dusty old milk crates that I keep records I hardly ever play in. Lo and Behold, the JACKET was EMPTY! I could not believe it. I never leave records OUT of their jackets. never. I knew this was an interesting case of synchronicity. Determined, I went through both milk crates, searching for the record. Not there. Logically, I thought, it must be in with another Elton John album (I have all his old stuff). Sure enough it was in with "Madman Across The Water". Sigh of relief. I didnt even remember the name of the song because it continues directly off of the song preceding it, which is called "We All Fall In Love Sometimes." So, without even looking at the name of the song I wanted to hear, and remembering that it was the last song on the side anyways, I started that side from the first song. Well, the second song, which I used to love when I was a teenager in high school, called "Better Off Dead" was playing. This is NOT a song about suicide. As I listen to the song, Elton is singing: "Oh way in the distance, there's a blue flashing light. Someone's in trouble, somewhere tonight!" I jumped up outa bed to tell my mom. This synchronicity is getting outa hand. Blue flashing lights, someone, somewhere, something's happening! As if that were not all.... Once I calm down from that, I continue to play that side of the record, until it got to the song, the last one, that I originally had been humming a portion of all day. The name of the song is "CURTAINS" (I didnt go back to check the name til 7 Am saturday morning when I sat down to write this TEXT). Now I will quote the entire lyrics to the song, as I hear them, and there are not many, so bear with it (punctuation and Caps are mine): ------------------------------------- EJ>I used to know, this old Scarecrow. EJ>He was my Sorrow, EJ>my Joy and Sorrow. EJ>Cast alone, between the furrows, EJ>of a field, EJ>no longer sown, by anyone. EJ>I held a dandelion, EJ>that said the time had come, EJ>to leave upon the wind, EJ>not to return, EJ>when Summer burned the Earth again. EJ>Ooooooooooooooooooooh (long sorrowful moan). EJ>Ooooooooooooooooooooh EJ>Cultivate the freshest flower, EJ>this garden ever grew. EJ>In beneath these branches, EJ>I once wrote, EJ>such childish Words for You. EJ>But that's OK. EJ>There's Treasures Children always seek to find. EJ>And just like us, EJ>you must have had, EJ>a once upon a time! EJ>Ooooooooooooooooooooh (27 long sorrowful moans. after the ninth EJ>moan, the background vocals chant in refrain, "Love to Love EJ>you baby". --------------------------------------------- Now, as I listened to this song, I was impressed with spiritual meanings behind the lyrics. Meanings I had never thought of in all the MANY, MANY times I listened to this one song when I was a senior in high school, in 1976. I didnt begin to delve into spiritual matters until 1979. The quote, which I had put under my picture in the yearbook was: EJ>The time had come, EJ>to leave upon the wind, EJ>not to return, EJ>when Summer burned the Earth again. To me, in 1976, this quote means that, since I was graduating, that after this coming Summer, I would not return to high school as usual. But this morning, as I listened to the lyrics, and understood, and felt different meanings, I began to become extremely sorrowful. I began to cry, while listening to the song. I cried, and tried to mumble the words, I knew so well, as the meanings kept pouring into my mind and heart. I cried, and cried, and cried. After the song ended, I was still crying. I sobbed, moaned, and threw my head into the pillow. As I was crying, I was not SAD. As I was crying, I felt the Earth was crying through me (due to the perceived meanings of the song). I continued to cry, unable to stop, as I felt that even God our Creator was crying through me. I have never cried so much and so hard, not even when a fellow I was in love with, was suddenly and accidently killed. I was still crying and began to play parts of the song in my mind, and pondering still deeper into the meanings, and testing them, and only wanting to cry even more. Finally, I asked the Lord, "I cannot cry for you anymore, this lil body cant take it." After awhile I was able to gain some composure. Lemme tell you, crying like that, is a cleansing in and of itself. We need a good cry, once in a while, I guess. After awhile I decided to listen to the other side, since I couldnt sleep. I began to sense prophetic meanings in the lyrics of other songs too. Mostly about subjects related to the so-called end of the world, or last days. The album is Elton John's "Captain Fantastic". And so, now allow me to give you MY interpretation of that one song, "CURTAINS". Just to give you a brief synopsis of my background as pertains to this interpretation, I became a Christian in 1979, and expanded that understanding in 1992 to embrace many other cultural understandings of the nature of our Creator. What this means in simpler terms, is that I still have Jesus the Christ as my Lord, while accepting the Oneness of all people in the One Creator, and therefore I accept, as valid, other people's experiences and knowings of this same One Creator. Let me say that you do not have to be a Christian for this message to have meaning for you. It is just that my Christian background underlies my understanding of what the song is saying. EJ>I used to know, this old Scarecrow. This old Scarecrow refers to Jesus, the Christed one, as Christians would call Him, or as some others might refer to Jesus, as one of a handful of people who took on the Christ consciousness and came to Earth to help people. EJ>He was my Sorrow, The person speaking here refers to God the Creator, and he is saying that Jesus was his sorrow, because Jesus willingly gave up his physical life, which action fulfilled ancient Israeli prophecy, and is the basis upon which one of the ways to know the Creator has been established in the Christian religion. EJ>my Joy and Sorrow. Here the Creator is contrasting how the physical death of Jesus can be both His sorrow and his joy. The joy comes from how that sacrifice has helped many people in their knowing the Creator. EJ>Cast alone, between the furrows, Here Jesus is being portrayed as one seed. The seed is cast, and cast alone means it is one seed. Here you can refer to the Bible verses that describe how, through the one seed that led to the birth of Jesus, many people will be saved. I think of this salvation, or being saved, as one being awakened or one having his consciousness raised to the knowing of his oneness with the Creator. For such a person as this, there is No Death, and most importantly, he KNOWS, for himself that there is no death, and that he does, indeed, have Eternal Life. Please see the book of Genesis, in the Bible, Chapter 3, verses 14 to 15. God is speaking to the serpent which deceived Eve, and here is an excerpt: "and I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed, and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel" EJ>of a field, EJ>no longer sown, by anyone. Here the sower is God the Creator. A point, in Time, will come when no more seed will be cast into the field. This time period refers to the end of this age, the last days, end of the world, day of the Lord, Tribulation period, etc. To better understand the analogy of God casting seed into the field, please refer to the book of Matthew, and the parable of the wheat and the tares. The parable is at chapter 13, verses 24 to 30. See also the explanation in chapter 13, verses 36 to 43. The story is about a man who sowed seed for wheat in a field, and an enemy came at night and sowed the seed of tares into the field also. The owner's servants offered to pull up the tares, but the man said to leave them til the time of harvest, when the tares will be gathered and burned. Jesus explains that the field is the world, the good seed (wheat) are the children of the kingdom (of God), but the tares are the children of the wicked one (the Devil). So, again, it goes back to the prophecy made to Eve, that there will be two seeds, hers that led to Jesus and all those who conquer death, and the other seed of the Devil that will lead to the Antichrist and all those who remain under the bondage of death. Jesus also explains that the Harvest is the end of the world. So the song is referring to that point in Time when no more new souls will be sown into the world. EJ>I held a dandelion, A dandelion is a classic 'weed'. This weed is here being equated with the tares sown among the wheat. Notice how by using the word dandelion, those people that are more familiar with this weed TODAY, than with the tare, will be able to understand the message. EJ>that said the time had come, There is that one point in Time again. The time when no more people will be born on the Earth to live and grow and experience physical existence here on Earth. EJ>to leave upon the wind, Leaving upon the wind refers to the tares being transported through the air (wind). At the harvest, people will be divided into two primary groups, the wheat and the tares, the ones that know and the ones that don't know. The tares will be given transportation to a place where their souls may continue to grow based on their level of knowing at the time of the harvest. EJ>not to return, The tares will not be allowed to return to the Earth for more physical existence. The reason is that the Earth will have changed into a place, such that, the knowing level of tares, will be incompatible. EJ>when Summer burned the Earth again. This burning refers to the CHANGE the Earth will go through. The Earth is raising it's vibration, or consciousness into the next levels. This phenomenon is also referred to as going from 3rd and 4th dimension to possibly as high as the 5th dimension. This means that the type of life sustainable by the Earth will be different, both spiritually and physically. Spiritually, the Earth will accept souls that are of at least a certain level of knowing (or evolution), while at the same time, unable to accept souls of lesser knowing than the minimum. This is the reason both for the harvest and for the separating of the inhabitants of the Earth by soul growth level. The change in the Earth can be likened to the changing of the seasons. At some point the seasons change from Summer to Fall. So, the Earth, in her galactic seasonal cycle, is approaching a change from one age to the next. Your Bible reference is the book of Second Peter, all of chapter 3. Here is an excerpt: "... but the Heavens and the Earth, which are now, by the same word are kept in store, reserved unto fire against the day of judgement and perdition of ungodly men. ...But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the Heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the Earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up." The fire simply refers to the physical process the Earth will undergo to move into her next cycle. The reason the day of the Lord comes like a thief in the night, is that you don't KNOW when a thief is going to come and rob you. The ones who don't KNOW, are the tares (or weeds). They are not prepared, because their souls have not grown to a level of knowing required for them to be eligible to inhabit the New Earth. The day of judgement only becomes necessary because of this shift by the Earth closer to the Light of the Creator. Because of this move, new rules regarding who may live on the Earth require this judgement, or sorting process. The perdition of ungodly men refers to the loss the soul experiences because it may not continue with the Earth, due to its lack in godliness, determined by its level of soul growth knowing. For example, if a person does not believe there is a Creator, then he does not KNOW the Creator, nor that he is indeed ONE with the Creator. At this point the person is incompatible with the kind of life the Earth will be sustaining. A life where the inhabitants are knowing the Creator and each other as ONE with each other and ONE with the Creator. From this type of living, a certain kind of growth for the soul will be offered, that differs from the opportunities we have now, sharing this Earth with souls that know and dont know. The tares will have to be taken to a world or worlds where they may continue from where they left off on the Earth. A place suitable for their souls to continue to grow in the knowing of the Creator. These tares, weeds, ungodly, are NOT destroyed!! They will be transported in spaceships flown by other life forms, which we call aliens. This soon coming exodus from the Earth by both the wheat and the tares, is the reason that there is increasing contact with alien life forms. We often wonder why the aliens are so interested in the Earth. This world has an atypical plethora of varied life forms, providing extraordinary opportunites for soul growth. The many species of plant and animal life here is not common to worlds. The creation is ever growing and evolving, and this planet is indeed a Paradise, and a garden of Eden. So there are alien people, who are also at differing levels of knowing the Creator, who are coming to Earth at this time of the end of an age. Some aliens are aligned toward the Light, and some are aligned away from the Light. Simply put, they are in the same various levels of soul growth that we are. EJ>Ooooooooooooooooooooh (long sorrowful moan). EJ>Ooooooooooooooooooooh The moaning refers to the sorrow being felt by the Earth and the Creator, and anyone else, who cares for the tares who will not be able to continue with the Earth into her next phase. This fact caused all my crying. My crying was increased and lengthened by my willingness to be identified with the Earth and her Creator; in a sense I cried for them, as a witness to their deep, and heart felt sorrow for this situation. As the Bible says that God created man in His image, our Creator can be sorrowful. Please see the book of second Peter, chapter 3, verse 9. "The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is long suffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentence." This means the Creator has patience, and does not plan to destroy any souls, but wills that all should turn away from darkness, toward the Light. EJ>Cultivate the freshest flower, This verse refers to paying close attention to the nurturing of one precious flower. This flower represents the Bride of Christ. The bride of christ is the church. The church is the body of Christ. The body of Christ is all those souls who will be saved. Simply, this one flower represents all souls who have attained the minimum soul growth knowing, to continue with the earth. Jesus promised when he went to Heaven, to send the Spirit of God to people to help them. This Spirit cultivates this freshest flower. This Spirit is the one which is, in the last days, poured out upon all flesh. The Bible reference is the book of Joel, chapter 2, verses 28 to 32. Because this reference is so important, and I know how some folks can be lazy, I will quote all the verses here. These verses are referred to by the apostle Peter, on the day of Pentecost, the day the Holy Spirit was sent to earth to help people. On that day, the disciples spoke of the wondrous works of God, and people of many different languages were hearing the disciples' words in their own native language. This phenomenon is supposed to happen again in the last days, so that those who speak of God's wondrous works will be heard and understood by all. Just another example of our Creator's patience, love, and willingness that all should be eligible to continue into the millenium age on Earth. Quoting our Creator: OC>"And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my Spirit OC>upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your OC>old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions: OC> OC>and also upon the servants and upon the handmaids in those days will I OC>pour out my Spirit. OC> OC>And I will show wonders in the Heavens and in the Earth, blood, and fire, OC>and pillars of smoke. OC> OC>The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before OC>the great and terrible day of the Lord come. OC> OC>And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of OC>the Lord shall be delivered: for in mount Zion and in Jerusalem OC>shall be deliverance, as the Lord hath said, and in the remnant whom OC>the Lord shall call." I am persuaded that this prophecy is being fulfilled right now. Many of you reading this text, participate in electronic message transfers, and you have seen message areas devoted to discussing prophecy, dreams, visions, altered states of consciousness, UFO's, meditation, Out of body experiences, paranormal, new age, pagan, native american religion and prophecy, religion, the Bible, Buddhism, Hinduism, Bahai, Mormonism, Christianity, contactees, channelling, alien visitors, interfaith, and on and on. The list of topics concerning the coming events of the last days of this age are a witness that the Spirit of our Creator is being poured out upon all people; all people; all people. The wonders that will be shown refer to the great Earth Changes we will experience here during that time. Just as with a seasonal change, as from Winter to Spring, the Earth will undergo physical changes to prepare to birth the new age. These changes are not to punish the inhabitants. The changes are a natural physical phenomenon. People who experience hardship during the changes, as we all will, will be blessed with having an opportunity to consider, seriously, what they are knowing about their existence. Fear for your life? No. Not fear. Not fear for those who are knowing the Creator. For them, it will be a time of great Joy, in the midst of physical hardship, because they know that their time to enter the great millenium age is near. And because they have a relationship with the Creator, they will see Him keep them through the Earth Changes. Just like the Ark kept Noah, like the three guys who were kept from burning in the fiery furnace in Daniel's time, and like Lot was kept from the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah. These are examples given in the Bible scriptures of how our Creator can keep you THROUGH an ordeal. The people who are knowing the Creator will be spreading that knowing and Joy to other people who are receptive to this knowing, and who will then join in with the Joy and spreading of Joy. Those who are not knowing the Creator AND are not receptive to hearing of this knowing, will experience the fear. The fear of the loss of the body. The fear of death; the bondage of death, which if they only KNEW, has no power over them. Yet, as each soul has free will, each will be about choosing for himself how he will experience this great time of change; the Earth Changes. The Earth Changes will be a major opportunity for 'accelerated' soul growth. And so our Creator has said, in Joel, whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord, shall be delivered. Whosoever means anyone. Not JUST Christians. There is no 'special' formula. Those who have come to KNOW the Creator, the same shall be saved. "But without FAITH it is impossible to please Him: for he that cometh to God must BELIEVE that he IS, and that He is a rewarder of them that diligently seek Him." (He 11:6 emphasis mine). The whosoever must first believe that the Creator exists, then seek the Creator, and then once the Creator is found to be within the whosoever, as we are all ONE with the Creator, THEN the whosoever will KNOW the Creator. There will then be no more need for faith, as he will know for himself. And this knowing 'saves' him a spot in the new millenial age on the new Earth. EJ>Cultivate the freshest flower, EJ>this garden ever grew. The garden refers to Earth; this Paradise of a world. The freshest flower of all the people who are knowing God will have been cultivated by the Spirit of God. EJ>In beneath these branches, The branches refer to the people who are knowing the Creator, who are likened to the branches growing out of a Vine. The Vine is Jesus the Christ. This verse relates to the places in the Bible where Jesus is called the Vine and his people the branches. People who are familiar with this terminology will get the message. EJ>I once wrote, EJ>such childish Words for You. The "I" here is Jesus speaking. His Words that he spoke when He was on Earth, were not childish, but 'of a child', a child of God. As an example to us, of a person knowing God, as a child knows it's Father, the words of Jesus are used to this day. EJ>But that's OK. What's OK? The entire situation referred to in this song. The situation that will result in the tares having to go elsewhere for soul growth. They cannot return to Earth, after her change, after the 'Summer burned the Earth again'. Why is it OK? That is explained in the next part. EJ>There's Treasures Children always seek to find. We are all Children of God. We are all One with the One Creator. The treasures we seek, are experiences that bring us closer and closer to the Light of God. The Ultimate Treasure is returning once again to God, the Creator, the Source, The All That Is. It's OK that the tares don't get to continue with Earth, because they will still continue to grow toward God. They will go on seeking, as we all will, and have been seeking. EJ>And just like us, EJ>you must have had, EJ>a once upon a time! The "us" are the wheat, or the people who will be eligible to continue with the Earth. Here the song closes with the assurance that the wheat and the tares are alike. They both have had past soul growth and experience. And so, they both will continue to do so. EJ>Ooooooooooooooooooooh (27 long sorrowful moans. after the ninth EJ>moan, the background vocals chant in refrain, "Love to Love EJ>you baby". About half the track of this song, on the record, contains these 27 long and sorrowful moans. In a sense, it is a sad day that is approaching. A day when people will be divided up into two camps and whisked away on spaceships, some to return later to Earth, when she is ready, and others to other world(s), suitable to their nature. The "Love to Love you baby" refers to the relationship between a soul and it's Creator, which is, Love to Love; and of course we are all Children of God, or the Father's babies. The title, "CURTAINS" sums it up in one word. It's curtains for you guys, or life is but a stage.... The CURTAIN of this age is coming down and closing. The actors will leave the theatre. The Play is over. It is my hope that this message has some meaning for you. It is NOT my intention to offend anyone, so if your feelings are hurt, stop hurting now. I would like to say that there are many people who are coming into a knowing about this situation; they are awakening. They are preparing themselves for the Earth Changes, and the New Earth, both physically and spiritually. Best of all they are ready to help other people wake up and come to a knowing that will guarantee them a space in the New Earth. BIBLIOGRAPHY The following books have played a part in my understanding and in my interpretation of the supposed prophecy contained in this song. THE BIBLE - KING JAMES VERSION THE ANCIENT WISDOM - ANNIE BESANT -ISBN-08356-7038-4 THE FELLOWSHIP - BRAD STEIGER - ISBN-08041-0373-9 MESSAGES FROM MICHAEL - CHELSEA QUINN YARBRO - ISBN 0-425-10437-0 MORE MESSAGES FROM MICHAEL - CHELSEA QUINN YARBRO - -ISBN 0-425-08662-3 MICHAEL'S PEOPLE - CHELSEA QUINN YARBRO - ISBN 0-425-10932-1 THE COMING OF SETH - JANE ROBERTS - ISBN-671-804-154 THE SETH MATERIAL - JANE ROBERTS - ISBN - 0-553-20550-1 SETH SPEAKS - JANE ROBERTS - ISBN - 0-553-25592-4 THE RA MATERIAL - ISBN - 0-89865-260-X THE LAW OF ONE, BOOK II - RA - ISBN -0-924608-09-9 THE LAW OF ONE, BOOK III - RA - ISBN - 0-924608-08-0 THE LAW OF ONE, BOOK IV - RA - ISBN - 0-924608-10-2 NEW TEACHINGS - THE CHRIST - ISBN - 0-937147-00-1 THE STARSEED TRANSMISSIONS - RAPHAEL - 0-912949-00-7 RECREATING YOUR LIFE FROM THE CORE OF YOUR BEINGNESS - N.K. VANDEGRIFT ISBN - 0-944363-02-4 LIFE FORCE - O.M. AIVANHOV - ISBN - 2-85566-419-5 A NEW BEGINNING I - J. & E. HICKS - ISBN - 0-9621219-3-2 THE GATEKEEPER - PATRICIA HAYES (NO ISBN) My best wishes are on YOU! BBS# 508-586-6977 FIDO 1:330/201 SEARCHNET 114:1/0

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