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Introducing…Scott Vannatter MC…

I have been giving thought, no, not to running a circus, but I have been thinking about beginning a discussion group in my home.  I can say it on here.  I may get the same type of “OMG”s as in RL, but I can handle them better.  And, those “no”s aren’t necessarily stopping me; I just don’t want to hear them right now.  I understand beginning a group in your home invites crime; it also offers serenity and a peaceful controlling atmosphere.  Anyway, I have been thinking about it since I was ordained into the “Universal Life Church”.  Yeah, I know, $25 and ten minutes and anyone can do it.  Not the point.  Since then I had started thinking about starting a church.  Then, I thought that would kinda undo what I really wanted.  I simply wanted a couple hours a week where people, like me, could go and share their thoughts on the “Power of Attraction” and God and life, in general.  A non-judgmental, quiet time without much disagreement and more discussion.  I thought a meeting with no money involved, a little prep on my part, and a few interested people might just work.  I have been hearing how so many people do follow God because religion gets in the way.  I want a spiritual atmosphere where people are accepted and can feel free to talk to be available.

Anyway, saying all this just so it was out in the universe instead of just in my head.  Any comments, good or otherwise are fine.  I would like suggestions and thoughts from all of you.

Namaste,

Scott

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A Look Back – Mollie Talks about Leta

Mollie Player is an author and I am proud to be a friend of hers.  She runs her own publishing company.  We  have talked back and forth for years.  She, like me, believes in the Law of Attraction and many other spiritual points.  As you know, I have talked about the perfection of everything.  Here is one of her posts on the subject.  Enjoy.

Poopy Diapers. 

Namaste,

Scott

To Calm Your Heart and Soul

I have said for a long time now that I do not follow a church as such.  I am very spiritual and believe deeply in God, but my beliefs do not, necessarily, agree with the church.  However, they do overlap.  Here, I will leave you with one such instance and may it bless you and help you through your day(s).

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.
He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.
He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.
Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.
Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever.

— Psalm 23:1-6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

My Translation: 

 

 

God is my caretaker – I have everything I need.

He helps me to rest and relax and stay healthy. He keeps me calm and quiet.

He lifts my heart and soul when I have exhausted it.

He helps to guide me in the ways that are best for me and blesses me.

Even when I stray and go somewhere or do something I shouldn’t, I don’t have to ever be afraid because he never leaves my side. His guideance is always there and I can rest easy.

He gives me food and joy and happiness even when those who don’t like me or my lifestyle are right there threatening me. He lays His hands on me and I know I have everything I could ever truly need or want.

He will always be by my side as long as I live, and when I die my soul will go and be with Him for all eternity.

Scott L Vannatter – 1/18/2017 14:17

Namaste,

Scott

Let’s Play Euchre…I Call Trump!

Well, it’s done now.  Donald Trump is the GOP candidate.  He is the official nominee.  People, like it or not ( I do! ), Donald’s here for the show.  Now, I got an email the other day.  I would like to copy the body below.  Now, I know it’s one of “those” that we normally toss aside.  However, here, perhaps, we should read.  It’s a different perspective that may give some of you the hope you need for the upcoming battle…and, it will be a battle.

THIS NAILS IT ON THE HEAD
A Message For Christians About Donald Trump
Wayne Allyn Root
(Wayne Allyn Root is a Libertarian-Republican, a TV celebrity,
producer, author, CEO, politician, and a born again Christian.)
Jun 24, 2016

I am a Jew turned evangelical Christian. I am also a passionate
supporter of Donald Trump.
I have a message for Christians who don’t like Donald Trump:“YOU’RE
MISSING THE BOAT.”
Christians have Trump all wrong. God sends messages in many forms.
You’re just not listening. God is talking, but you’re eyes and ears
are closed.
Here’s a famous joke about God and how he talks to us.
“A deeply faithful Christian man is stuck on roof of home with massive
flooding up to 2nd floor. Rowboat comes. He says
“No, I’m waiting for God. I’ve prayed and I know he’s coming.”
2ndrowboat. “No, I’m waiting for God.” 3rd rowboat. “No, I’m waiting
for God.”  Water rises. The man drowns. Now he’s meeting God in
heaven.
The religious man says “Where were you God? I prayed. I was faithful.
I asked you to save me. Why would you abandon me?”  God says, “Hey
dummy, I sent you 3 rowboats. Are you blind?”
Did you ever consider Trump is our rowboat?
Maybe God is trying to tell us something important- that now is not
the time for a “nice Christian guy” or a “gentleman” or a typical
Republican powder puff. Maybe now is the time for a natural born
killer, a ruthless fighter, a warrior.
Because right about now we need a miracle, or America is finished.
Maybe the rules of gentleman don’t apply here. Maybe a gentleman and
“all-around nice Christian” would lead us to slaughter.
Or do you want another Mitt Romney, Bob Dole, John McCain, Gerald Ford
or Paul Ryan? Did any of them win? Did they lead the GOP to “the
promised land?” Did they change the direction of America? No, because
if you don’t win, you have no say.
Paul Ryan couldn’t even deliver his own state, Wisconsin!
And as leader of the House, Paul Ryan rolls over to Obama like my dog
rolls over for a scrap of food, or a steak bone. He’s a useful idiot.
Nice, but obedient. I mean Paul Ryan…not my dog. My dog is actually a
pretty good defender and loyal.
Maybe God is knocking on your door so loud, but you’re not listening.
Maybe God understands we need a “war leader” at this moment in time.
Maybe God understands if we don’t win this election, America is dead.
It’s over. The greatest nation in world history will be gone.
Finished. Kaput. Adios.
And with one last breath, maybe what we need to save us at the last
second, is someone different. Someone you haven’t ever experienced
before- because you weren’t raised in rough and tumble New York where
nothing good gets accomplished unless you’re combative, aggressive,
outrageous, on offense at all times, and maybe just a tad arrogant
too.
Someone with a personality you’ve never seen on stage at your church.
Maybe, just maybe, being a nice gentlemanly Christian would not beat
Hillary, and her billion dollars, and her best friends in the media
who will unleash the dogs of hell upon the GOP nominee.
I guess you think God is only nice and gentlemanly.Really? Then you’ve
missed the whole point of the Bible. When necessary God is a pretty
tough guy. When necessary, God strikes with pain, death and
destruction. When necessary, God inflicts vengeance.
Maybe you think God couldn’t possibly be associated with someone like
Trump. Trump is too vicious, rude and crude. When we won WWII, was God
“nice?” Were we gentlemanly when defeating Hitler? Were we gentlemanly
when firebombing Germany? Were we gentlemanly when dropping atomic
bombs on Japan? Is God ever “nice” on the battlefield? Or does he send
us vicious SOB’s like General George S. Patton, so the good guys can
defeat evil?
It’s pretty clear to me God sends unique people to be “war leaders.”
That’s a different role than a pastor or church leader. God
understands that.
Maybe God purposely sent Trump instead of the nice Republican powder
puffs like Paul Ryan, or Mitt Romney, or John Kasich because he wants
us to win.
And maybe it’s time to re-define “nice.” Maybe Mitt Romney and Paul
Ryan aren’t nice at all- because they led us to defeat. And losing
again would mean the end of America. And God can’t allow that.
Maybe Romney and Ryan mean well, but the road to hell is paved with
good intentions.
Or maybe they’re just jealous they had their chance and blew it. Maybe
they’d rather help elect Hillary than allow a Trump victory that would
make them look weak, feckless and incompetent.
I was reading the Bible this morning and I found the perfect verse
that explains the success of Donald Trump…
“Even the youths shall faint and be weary, And the young men shall
utterly fall, But those who wait on the Lord Shall renew their
strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run
and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint.” (Isaiah 40:30-31)
It’s almost like God created this verse for Donald Trump and this
moment in history.
Trump is our energy. More energy than any candidate EVER. He took on
the 16 best candidates in GOP history…all younger than him…all
with better political credentials…and destroyed them with his
energy. You mean that kind of energy in a 70-year old isn’t inspired
by God?
Trump renews our strength. Or does the all-time record turnout and
all-time record votes for a GOP presidential primary candidate not
define “strength?”
With Trump we mount up with wings like eagles. With Trump as our
leader there is nothing we can’t do. Any man that can build
skyscrapers in Manhattan and vanquish 16 presidential opponents, while
spending almost nothing…can lead us to the heights of eagles.
With Trump we run, we are not weary. Just when we get tired of the
fight against Obama, Hillary, big government, big business, big media,
big unions…just when it all seems impossible to overcome the
powerful forces of evil… along comes Trump to re-energize us.
Trump inspires us. Trump gives us hope. Trump gives us confidence in
victory. Trump gives us just a touch of arrogance. Maybe God
understands that’s exactly what we need right at this late stage to
save America.
God is about miracles. We don’t need a “nice guy” or a “gentleman”
right now. It’s the 4th quarter and we’re losing 14-0. We need a
miracle.
So let me repeat my message to Christians:“YOU’RE MISSING THE BOAT.”
I believe Trump is our miracle. I believe Trump is our rowboat.
Except he’s more like a battleship!
No one is saying Trump is perfect. No one is saying Trump is a perfect
conservative. But he is a patriot. He is a warrior. He is a
capitalist. He is the right man, at the right time.
Yes, he’s a bit rude and crude and offensive. But that may make him
the perfect warrior to save America, American exceptionalism,
capitalism and Judeo – Christian values.
The choice should be easy for Christians. It’s Trump…or it’s the end
of the America.

*No, I am not going to say anything more, except – listen to that small voice in your soul that often speaks and we ignore it.  See if it tells you there may be a bit more to the email message than you might have thought.  It helped me.  I needed some strengthening.  I am voting for Trump, but now I feel even better.
Namaste,
Scott

Remember…

Passing it on…please read!

https://erikakind.wordpress.com/2015/11/23/god-did-not-mean-to-solve-our-problems/

Namaste,

Scott

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