Why we aren’t allowed to question

Feb. 3, 2019

Hello Everyone,

Like most of you, I have questions, many questions about Spirit and why things are the way they are. Like most of you, I learned a like time ago to keep my questions to myself. I dared not voice them.

However, I am American. I believe all that stuff about freedom including free speech and the right to write and publish.

So, I’ve kept on asking; kept on observing, listening, researching; and, kept on getting answers.

The question is: why do so many religions, families, governments discourage questions being asked out loud?

The reason is that as soon as the question is asked, the questioner has began to doubt. The questioner is doubting the authority of those in a culture who supposedly know all the answers. The questioner is, also, doubting what is supposed to be true, like the existence of a sky god.

Authority figures can’t stand anyone doubting their authority or questioning the existence of anything they use–like obedience to the sky god–to keep us being followers.

So. It is important to not only ask questions, but to ask the correct questions. Let us go to the angels to gain courage to keep on asking and to know the correct questions to ask.

Angels of All of Us

Angels of all of us,

We are grateful for your existence and for knowing that you do exist. We are grateful that you are our helpers, always present, always helpful.

So. Today, we receive your support as we allow ourselves to question. We question everything. We especially question beliefs we have had from young childhood on.

Many of those beliefs were perfect for children, but now we are adults. We need beliefs that fit us as adults.

We examine our beliefs, letting go of what no longer belongs, keeping what fits us now, adding the beliefs we need now.

We question those who say they know best, that they are the only ones who can lead us, that they are deserving of our support and obedience.

So angels, support our questioning. Help us ask good questions, the kind that lead us to let go of what no longer serves us and add what does.

We are grateful for all support, all guidance and all leadership. We are especially grateful for that which allows us to claim our right to question, our right to observe, listen, analyze and come to conclusions that might differ from what is currently accepted.

We are grateful for freedom to doubt, to question and to find answers.

And so it is.

Rev. Barbara

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Dec. 7, 2015

Hi Everyone,

What are the steps to getting what we want?

Those steps are:

Step 1:  Choose

Step 2:  Speak

Step 3:   Act

From the Field of Infinite Possibilities, we decide what we want. Once we make our choice, we describe it in great detail (Law of Mental Equivalence).

We state our intention to have this thing out loud.   It doesn’t have to a shout or even to people. I’ve had my best results when I’ve simply stood and whispered to the Universe my desire.

Then, we take action. The Universe rarely hands us a finished product. It does hand us the raw materials of ideas, information, energy and support. It’s up to us to use the mold of our mental picture and the raw materials given to form into reality our choice.

Of these three steps, the hardest is Step 1: Choose.

I give thanks daily for being born into a family, a community and a country that places few spoken, written or legal limitations on its citizens. However, there are the limits placed by tradition and family/cultural/social expectations.

For example, when I choose to get a college education instead of getting married, I was going against family and cultural norms. How I knew this was the right selection was all the support that continually showed up.

For example, getting a job that paid enough to pay first semester tuition and  getting a work-study job that paid enough to buy the gas for the family car I used to get to the college, having a dependable car to use, being able to stay at home so that I didn’t have to come up with housing and food costs, etc.

Many of us are at the point of choosing, but, there is no support for our choice yet because we haven’t made the selection; so, how do we know which to pick?

We go to the angels and ask.

Angels of All of Us,
We give thanks that we absolutely know that you and Mother/Father God exist. We need no proof; we know.

We give thanks that we know that we live in the overflow of all good. A major piece of that overflow is the field of all possibilities, the place where we find ourselves when it’s decision time.

We give thanks that there are no limits except the one’s we place on our self.

As we examine all the possible choices we can make, we ask that you nudge us toward the selections most suited for who we are really.

We give thanks for the valuable service given us by nay-sayers. Sometimes nay-sayers, the ones who always have reasons for not doing a thing, are the bringers of ideas. Their words make us aware of the possible side-effects, the unintended consequences, of a possibility.

We add their information to that received from you angels, and we give thanks. We have considered all factors and can now make our choice in peace.

Thank you for reminding us that our choice isn’t written in stone; we can choose and choose again as often as we so desire. Therefore, fear and doubt no longer plague us. We simply recognize them as part of our world and our beingness but not our rulers, or even our persuaders.

We give thanks that we live in a world that allows choice.

And so it is.


Barbara S Lucas, PhD

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