Thursday, June 4, 2015

Discernment Exercise | Clarification on The Popes "ET Announcement" and Daniel Sheehan's Predictions for Disclosure

Shortly after the Contact In the Desert Conference at Joshua Tree California, reports began circulating about an alleged prediction made by Daniel Sheehan, that Pope Francis would disclose the truth about ET contacts on Earth and announce that the control systems which have dominated the planet must end. In our effort to determine the validity of this statement we searched various official Vatican news outlets not able to find any confirming information. In and of itself this did not disprove anything, however many seasoned truth seekers have seen sensational predictions come and go with little tangible results, and we wanted to focus on what this means for us as seekers more so as to say it is fact or fiction.

Our work on Stillness is not to hold flags of truth, but instead to discuss the process of truth seeking as fellow humans on a world rife with deception. If Earth is truly a school for soul growth, then humanity must be a highly advanced series of graduates, swimming in a seemly endless sea of deception. We offered the data as it was received and possible implications of what it might mean in either respect. Here is that post: Pope To Declare “The Aliens Are Coming” on June 5th 2015? | Is This Part of A Spin Campaign For Disclosure?.

Our post and various other articles have since gone viral. Dr. Michael Salla reached out to Sheehan about this story, and received much more clarification. Here is what he wrote;
From his prominent support for Dr Stephen Greer’s Disclosure Project, it is clear that Sheehan believes that a cover-up of extraterrestrial life has been underway for decades. The title of his Sunday lecture also reveals his belief that recent statements by Vatican astronomers suggest that the Pope Francis is also committed to the idea that it is inevitable that extraterrestrial life will be discovered through astronomical observations of exoplanets. Such a scientific discovery, for Sheehan, may well be a back door to disclosure of the decades-long extraterrestrial cover up.

I contacted Sheehan on Tuesday morning for confirmation of his remarks. He explained that the Yournewswire report was mixing up different talks and topics. Indeed, Sheehan was making a prediction for June 5. It was that Pope Francis would release an encyclical about “global climate change” and how “transnational corporate capitalism” is a major factor. The Pope’s predicted encyclical will be critiquing global capitalism. Sheehan also confirmed that he had discussed Vatican astronomers who had raised the societal and theological implications of extraterrestrial life.

Sheehan pointed, however, that he was not predicting the Pope making any kind of statement about the discovery or disclosure of extraterrestrial life on Friday. Yournewswire had got it wrong. Was it just a mistake by an overzealous reporter or part of a disinformation campaign against future disclosures concerning UFOs or extraterrestrial life?
Among the leaked National Security Agency (NSA) documents leaked by Edward Snowden, the first to explicitly involve the UFO issue was released on Feb 24, 2014. The 50 page document is a powerpoint presentation titled “The Art of Deception: Training for a New Generation of Online Covert Operations,” and was authored by the British equivalent of the NSA, the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ). The leaked document details how the NSA is working with its “Five Eyes” partners in Britain, Canada, Australia and New Zealand to train its operatives in online covert operations. An article by Glenn Greenwald exposes how the NSA and its Five Eyes intelligence partners encourage a range of psychological warfare tools to discredit any targets discussing sensitive national security information. In the “Art of Deception” document three of the 50 slides show images of UFOs – one of which dates from 1950. The leaked document reveals a clear connection between online covert operations by the GCHQ and its intelligence partners on the UFO issue. It is smoking gun evidence that the international intelligence community is training its covert operatives to deceive the public on a range of sensitive national security issues including UFOs.

It’s possible that Sheehan was simply misquoted by a reporter that mixed up his statements. On the other hand, the story may be part of a disinformation campaign designed to achieve the very opposite of extraterrestrial/UFO disclosure. On June 5, or thereabouts, it’s very possible that Pope Francis will issue an encyclical about global warming and transnational corporate capitalism. Don’t hold your breath though for the Pope to also declare extraterrestrials exist or that governments have been covering this up. Not yet anyway.
[Update 6/3/15 – The National Catholic Report says that the Pope’s Encyclical on the Global Environment will be released on June 16] - excerpt this article from
To be clear: there is a Jesuit priest discussing ET's and how the church would deal with such an announcement (Soft Disclosure | The Vatican Is Making Radical Changes In Preparation For Disclosure). But, Sheehan did not say Pope Francis was going to announce ET disclosure or the end of slavery systems, in contrast to what we wrote based on the yournewswire article. As such the announcement on the 16th will most likely not be anything about ET's. Here is a National Catholic Report excerpt outlining the up-coming event's topics:
According to Catholic News Service, Costa told reporters the encyclical will be released June 16. The Vatican press office neither confirmed nor denied the document title or release date, CNS reported.

Francis' upcoming encyclical has been widely anticipated around the world for what stance it might take on global climate change. An encyclical letter is generally considered one of the highest forms of teaching for a Catholic pope.

The phrase "Laudato Sii" reoccurs several times in St. Francis' Canticle of the Sun, a prayer that praises God first by thanking God for such creations as "Brother Fire" and "Sister Water."

Written around the year 1224, the prayer is also recognized as one of the first published works of literature in the Umbrian dialect of the then-developing Italian language as opposed to Latin.

"Be praised, my Lord, through all Your creatures, especially through my lord Brother Sun," St. Francis wrote in the third stanza of the prayer. He then continued, expressing praise to God for "Sister Moon," "Brothers Wind and Air," "Sister Water," "Brother Fire, and "Mother Earth."
As a side note: I did find it interesting the Alchemical overtones of this prayer from 1224. For more on this see:

Why You NEED To Understand the Occult | De-Mystifying the Occult Seminar - The Nature of Sacred Symbolism and Hidden Knowledge by Mark Passio

The Theory and Practice of Alchemy - "it is the process of increasing and improving that which already exists"

What has Pope Francis said about ET's?

That being said, there are several statements the Pope made in 2014 which do support the notion the church is willing to acknowledge their existence and this could be part of a preemptive spin campaign for the Big Disclosure talked of by Corey GoodETxSG and David Wilcock. 

Related David Wilcock Major Update: History of 'Old One's', Draco's, SSP, Plan for Disclosure in 2015, Cabal Surrender, Sphere Beings, and Much More

Related David Wilcock: Stargates, Consciousness Tech, Draco "Fear Food" & Methods of Personal Transformation, ET Contacts | Analysis of Fade to Black May 26th 2015

At the time of the below statements by Francis, there was not much about the secret space program revealed, and in hindsight, it appears that these public statements could be part of their efforts to spin the narrative. 

Here is an excerpt form Dr. Salla's 2014 Article:

Pope Francis began his remarkable statement by first dismissing the simplistic idea behind creationism where God created the universe in six days and nights:
"When we read in Genesis the account of Creation, we risk imagining God as a magician, with a wand able to make everything. But it is not so."
He instead endorsed the more evolutionary friendly view that “God the creator” mysteriously works through nature:
"God and Christ walk with us and are also present in nature… the scientist must be motivated by the confidence that nature hides, in her evolutionary mechanisms, potentialities for intelligence and freedom to discover and realize, to achieve the development that is in the plan of the creator."
The Pope went on to discuss the evolution of intelligent extraterrestrial life which he referred to as “beings of the universe”:
"He created beings and allowed them to develop according to the internal laws that he gave to each one, so that they were able to develop and to arrive and their fullness of being. He gave autonomy to the beings of the universe at the same time at which he assured them of his continuous presence, giving being to every reality. And so creation continued for centuries and centuries, millennia and millennia, until it became which we know today, precisely because God is not a demiurge or a magician, but the creator who gives being to all things."
The Pope’s statement explicitly endorses the view that intelligent extraterrestrial life may have evolved on many different worlds, and achieved a “fullness of being” and “autonomy” that makes them vital parts of “the plan of the creator.” This suggests that the activities of intelligent extraterrestrial life throughout the universe can be supported by the Catholic Church as consistent with the plan of “God the creator.”

Discernment Exercise

We do not know if this report from Yournewswire was intentional dis-info or a mistake of interpretation, but the affect it has on the awakening community is very real. Many have become calcified as to any thing which suggests changes are real and coming, what we call the boy who cried wolf reaction. The Cabal undoubtedly benefits from these events, as many people react in a polarized way, either looking to blindly believe the announcement is true, or completely dismiss it as yet another grand claim that goes no where. 

It is very easy for us to dismiss anything that may seem hopeful because we do not want to go through the trauma of disappointment again. By rejecting any idea, acknowledgement or change out of hand we never have to go through the pain of disappointment again. But in my view, if we are using a holistic discernment process, based on evidence and relative degree's of conclusiveness, there is no need to feel so disappointed, as we never placed all our eggs in one basket to begin with. We discussed the technique for holistic discernment in the post 10 Days of Alliance Conferences Ahead, Discrediting and Disinfo Storm Coming, Learn Holistic Discernment and Personal Transmutation | Corey GoodETxSG. Here is an excerpt from that post:
Understanding Discernment

In our present world of high paced life and little time, many of us never develop a personal process for discovering objective truth (raw data) and rely heavily on the opinions and perspectives of others. Julian and I are fairly active on social media which helps us gauge the collective consciousness to a degree. We notice how many people will dismiss information that counters their beliefs, usually on the basis that "I don't like these guys" or "He makes money so I can't believe what he says" or "This is dis-info because so and so said this, and that's what I believe." These responses reveal a mind on the checker-board floor of duality thinking, black and white belief systems; or subjective discernment processing. This is one of the steps on the ladder of personality evolution and self mastery.

Initially we may never question the pre-programmed beliefs pushed by society, allowing them to shape our world view and perceptions unconsciously. Then after some stirring event, we begin to walk the path of truth, reaching for answers after realizing we were previously mislead; 9/11 was a major event in this respect. Often we find some new flag of truth to hold up, from an expert, guru or revealer, swapping one set of beliefs for another; external knowledge. I would hazard to guess at least half the awakening community is at this stage of the process, moving from one Guru to another that feels right or resonates at only an emotional level; this is a right brain or emotional discernment process. 
It is part of our tool chest, but we can't rely on it exclusively, as it essentially places our beliefs and powers of discernment in the hands of another; an expert. This does not mean we should abandon all experts all together, but the goal is to become an expert in our own right, and this requires contemplation of the raw data, not just focusing on the cliff notes version of truth. If the quality of truth reflected within ourselves is low res and we often don't know the specific details or mechanics involved, we will only have a hazy idea of the complete picture.

Conversely, our logical powers of discernment work by comparing objective evidence to develop a high resolution image or idea in our minds. A good analogy for this is the difference between following a recipe and learning how the ingredients in that recipe work together. The difference being we develop a very detailed and holistic understanding of the information instead of just a skins deep level. Since logical discernment requires time and dedication to study, to explore each aspect in detail, there are many that just simply don't have time to do so, and want to skip to the end of the book for the final answer. I am hardly the paragon of perfect discernment, and my own time between managing this blog, writing articles and researching material is slim to say the least.

I'll share one story from my own experience about researching the Gerson Therapy in 2010, the thing that caused my fall down the rabbit hole. Julian found a documentary called the Gerson Miracle on Youtube and after he watched it, he came to me telling me we HAD to see it. At the time, I thought there were no cures for cancer, and as I watched the film I was having a major emotional reaction to what was offered.. "there are no cures for cancer! If this was true, why are there so many people suffering and dying? If this was true we would have heard about it on the News by now." In my ego, my sense of self, I felt like I already knew the truth, and was not open to changing my beliefs; emotional discernment.

But part that of me wanted to know the truth, that could recognize the science and logic of what was being shared refused to stay quiet. I couldn't just dismiss the information without trying to find out more, and it was this drive to know the truth that started my logical process. I purchased the Gerson Therapy book, and began a 3 month study, reviewing medical journals, historical papers and transcripts, biochemistry, etc. By the end of the process not only did I conclude that the therapy was valid, but I knew an incredible amount of detail about how it worked and why. I essentially became an expert (to a certain degree) in my own right.

A holistic discernment process is a merging of our intuitive and logical processes. Our emotions will reveal to us if our knowledge is lacking, this will be experienced as 'negative feelings' when we encounter information that counters our beliefs. Our normal reaction to hearing something we don't agree with is to pass judgement on it, expressed internally as a dismissive idea or externally by making a judgmental remark. This indicates that we must do research to know what is really happening, and our beliefs maybe the same after, but the quality of the knowledge that supports them will be greatly enhanced. We must be brave and have a willingness to research and investigate something even if at the end of the process it causes us to set aside our previous conclusions.

Beliefs vs Conclusions

A belief is usually a "gut feeling" that something is true, and is held in the mind as an absolute thing. We usually do not consciously say to our selves "I believe this absolutely" but our actions in response to things that counter our beliefs reveal that we do. A conclusion is something that we arrive at after reviewing and contemplating evidence. Unlike a belief, which must be defended, a conclusion is dynamic, it can change when new data is discovered. A conclusion is a scientific process of truth discovery. A belief is something which usually feels good because it matches something we want to be true. In this sense a belief is biased, as defined above, an attempt to refuse the truth because it doesn't match our personal desires; an egocentric modality to service oneself.

Taking all this into consideration, I think that even in our age of information, and prolific disclosure, we probably have only 10% of the truth available to us; at best. If Corey and others are correct, we are going to be completely inundated with more data as time goes on, and if we are still discerning data emotionally, instead of holistically, it will mean a great deal of wild reactions and discomforting experiences. Beliefs will be challenged constantly, and trying to hold on to one that feels good will be like trying to hold on to a hand full of sand, it will slip through our fingers and disappear before our eyes.

In my efforts to serve others I attempt to offer this more stabilizing process for truth discovery, because using conclusiveness allows us to 'ride the waves' of disclosure instead of having them pound us into the sand. Thankfully in my observation of the truth movement, there seems to be more and more people moving up the ladder of discernment, stepping off the checker board floor of duality thinking and into unity of mind and emotion. 
I have no doubt there will be more grand claims, dates and timelines put forth claiming sweeping changes are coming. David Wilcock recently said his insiders are claiming a 6 month window for 'major changes' - and while we can be tempted to polarize into either blind belief or blind dismissal, the middle path of a truth seeker attempts see the ONE TRUTH unifying all things. For we are like detectives trying to find this truth, and it is out there, we can know it, but only if we remain open minded by using a holistic process. We can call it anything we like, but in the end we are all walking this path of truth together and we need not find reasons to bicker and separate about one person's opinions or mistakes, in fact the Cabal hopes we will do just that. 

I think this whole issue serves as a wonderful example for us to learn and grow, and not allow our personal beliefs to blind us to what IS. We will be successful if we remain objective and flexible, transforming within as the world without also evolves and changes. 

- Justin


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