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by Glen Swartwout

Good nutrition is important for a healthy body.  And a healthy body helps provide us with the opportunity to develop our spiritual gifts of the mind and the heart.

Thomas Aquinas

Thomas Aquinas (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Hanging on the wall of my office for years I have displayed a favorite quote, adopted as the mission statement of the Hawaii Center for Natural Medicine: “The power of nutrition enables one to exercise the senses and from sensory experience, the intellect gains concepts and so the will is freed to choose.”  What is most remarkable to me about this statement is that it was written by Thomas Aquinas by the year 1273 A.D.

Hanging on the wall of my office for years I have displayed a favorite quote, adopted as the mission statement of the Hawaii Center for Natural Medicine: “The power of nutrition enables one to exercise the senses and from sensory experience, the intellect gains concepts and so the will is freed to choose.”  What is most remarkable to me about this statement is that it was written by Thomas Aquinas by the year 1273 A.D.

But is it also possible that there is food for the soul itself?  What is the substance of the soul?  Does it have a material substrate?

I visualize existence as composed of hierarchies angels (God’s creative thoughts) living in 9 states of which science now confirms the first 5 by direct measurement, with indirect observation of another 2, and the final two remaining in realm of contemplation, revelation and faith: Read the rest of this entry »

Life and Death.

by Glen Swartwout

by Glen Swartwout

Triunity.

English: The Shekinah Glory Enters the Taberna...

The Shekinah Glory Enters the Tabernacle; illustration from The Bible and Its Story Taught by One Thousand Picture Lessons. Edited by Charles F. Horne and Julius A. Bewer. 1908. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

How does the body of the creator manifest in the creation?  The nature of this world is ultimately unique and individual for each perspective.  Yet, like our unique source, we are inseparably linked to that individuality from whence we arise.  Fractal beings from fractal beings. Life from life.

In the vortex of the Shekinah Glory, God the Father’s undeniably manifest presence on Earth, the souls swirl around as a cloud of smoke by day, and the light of glory shines through as fire by night.  If we accept the ancient accounts, do we know our Father’s presence in this by his power?  Or is it by his purpose?  The Shekinah Glory guided and protected those who were escaping the slavery of Egypt…

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by Glen Swartwout

Triunity…   A braid of three makes a strong functional rope…

Late metaphase: The centrosomes have moved to ...

Late metaphase: Within the cell membrane (red) the centrosomes (green) have moved to the poles of the cell and have established the mitotic spindle (green). The chromosomes (blue) have are assembling at the metaphase plate.  We can think of the blue as the memory of the past, the red as the container of the present, and the green as the movement into the future. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

In the body, this is the form of a neurovascular bundle, the structural correlate of the acupuncture points, where they penetrate superficial layers of electrically insulating fascia.  How does this wonderful structure of life develop?

The DNA may only be a single or double helix, but there is space for a third, a structured water conduit that can increase in conductivity 10,000 fold with the presence of Bose-Einstein Condensates that make up the conscious spirit body.

When cells undergo mitotic division, both during embryological development as well as during repair of tissue damage, the condensate capped microtubules of the cytoskeleton guide the DNA through the replication of the cellular torus…

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WMAP image of the (extremely tiny) anisotropie...

WMAP image of the anisotropies: heat from Big Bang or limit of visibility due to heat lost to cosmic plasma?

by Glen Swartwout

The human mind wraps itself around the nature of all that is, this music of the spheres, and comes up with a model, a scribed score, a complete map of the all.  Well, almost all, or at least as much as we are able to take in and mentally organize.  Modern science offers a spectacular array of theories about the nature of aspects of our world, but many of these are mutually incompatible.

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The Shire: The Shire

Cultivation

  by Glen Swartwout Everything grows at The Shire… well almost everything.  And some things grow faster than we might want, like grass and vines around orchard and garden plantings.  Cultivation is a process requiring our regular attention to help our favorite tasty food plants grow and prosper… Orchards: The orchards are planted as food […]

Metal

  by Glen Swartwout Metal is useful for many tools.  When kept well oiled in our ‘marine’ environment, these tools are one of the most precious and lasting sources of utility and value we have.  They are precious.  We paint bright colors on their handles so we do not lose them or forget to bring […]

Fire

  by Glen Swartwout The Shire is located adjacent to the Burning Land of Mount Doom, otherwise known as Kilauea, the most active volcano on Earth… The tropical sun, also shines its celestial fire down upon this land, providing a year round growing season, balancing out the sometimes intense rainfall that keeps it a lush, […]

Earth

  by Glen Swartwout Dwarves and earth hobbits have an affinity for digging holes in the ground.  This is very useful for harvesting rock and soil, planting trees, building gardens, roads and paths, as well as providing material for rock and mortar construction of foundations and pillars, or dry laid rock construction such as traditional Hawaiian stone […]

Water

by Glen Swartwout Humans and water hobbits have an affinity for water.  While The Shire rainforest environment famously supplies over 11 feet of rain water each year, keeping the aina lush and green, and blooming round the seasons, there is no naturally occurring surface water feature in the lands of Puna, except during floods, of […]

Wood

  by Glen Swartwout Wood elves enjoy the remote reaches of deep rainforest, while wood hobbits rarely stray very far from comfort of the The Shire, but prefer to inhabit the cool forest edges.  These Middle Earth dwellers are caretakers of forest glen and glade…  they take care in how they interact with the trees […]

Lava Cracks

  by Glen Swartwout Crevices in the earth form near the Rift Zone of the most active volcano on Earth, as the land to our South (the unstable side of this fault line) sinks under the massive weight of the newest land on Earth, being deposited daily whenever the lava is flowing into the ocean… […]

Lava Trees

  by Glen Swartwout “I’m off to the Lava Tree…” said one hobbit to his fellow. “Mind you don’t fall in!” came a retort of caution…. — You see, lava tree moulds are holes in the earth that can easily be ten feet deep and up to two or three feet wide, a mould formed […]

Lava Tubes and the Underground

  by Glen Swartwout Lava tubes are fun!  Not to mention intriguing entrances to the underworld of the Mu… Sculpting underground rooms is perhaps considered less fun by many, but there are those of us who enjoy this sort of challenge!  Just look at the underground chapel at the Damanhur community in Italy! We are […]

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Life and Death

by Glen Swartwout According to recent research findings, “the more we actively contemplate mortality, the more we reject socially imposed goals such as wealth or fame and focus instead on personal growth or the cultivation of positive relationships.” (New Scientist magazine, issue 2887, page 38-40) Traditionally, great value has been found in the contemplation of the “four […]

Acceptance

by Glen Swartwout Acceptance comes first…   Acceptance is the first step in making a difference in the way things are…  After all, things are the way the are, no matter how much we want them to be different. Christ redeemed us all, nunc pro tunc:  now for then (or in this case, then for […]

Be T.R.O.T.H.

by Glen Swartwout The TRUTH is, we are all one family… and We Love Us!   Betroth means to enter an agreement to marry or join in holy union.  The truth is that we are created to be in communion with our fractal source by our nature.  All that may be lacking is our agreement! […]

Welcome Home

by Glen Swartwout The Royalty Of The Heavens: Fractal Sovereignty As sons and daughters of our creator, we carry the fractal sovereignty of our source.  We are co-creators of this spiritual experience of being human… Kings and Queens of this portable real estate (originally from the term Royal Estate) of this earthly body. Where we […]

Virtues

by Glen Swartwout The virtues are among the few things we can take with us when we leave our material possessions and even our bodies behind… The Philosophers Aristotle and Plato contemplated the four Greek cardinal virtues: Temperance or restraint:  control is a fundamental function of life.  Physiology is a complex feedback system which regulates […]