"Earth, the only planet with free choice in the Milky Way Galaxy"

“.. A billion years ago, they (Pleiadians) went through a change and they went through a shift, and they had free choice. Back then, they were the only planet that did in their time, and eventually they went through a metamorphosis of consciousness. ”

“.. So again, we tell you that the ones who came to help seed you approximately 100,000 to 200,000 Earth years ago were the Pleiadians who had gone into graduate status and who had changed consciousness. They had become quantum with free choice, and you have parts of their DNA within you. ..”

“..You're surrounded by divine beings who keep you safe and will continue while this planet of only free choice – the only one at the moment – makes its decision. You're turning the corner of consciousness and they all know it, for they've all been through it and they remember it. Oh dear ones, consciousness is volatile! You've seen it change so slowly, but it's about to change faster. It's not going to take generations and generations as in the past. Instead, you're going to see real-time changes. Humans won't wait to have children for them to grow up and have children. ..”

"The Quantum Factor" – Apr 10, 2011 (Kryon channeled by Lee Carroll) (Subjects: Galaxies, Universe, Intelligent design, Benevolent design, Aliens, Nikola Tesla (Quantum energy), Inter-Planetary Travel, DNA, Genes, Stem Cells, Cells, Rejuvenation, Shift of Human Consciousness, Spontaneous Remission, Religion, Dictators, Africa, China, Nuclear Power, Sustainable Development, Animals, Global Unity.. etc.) - (Text Version)

“.. In time, the quantum factor will be discovered on this planet. When it is, it will be highly controversial, and it's going to fly in the face of logic and 3D and the way things work via the scientific method. The ramp-up to all this is difficult. The old souls in front of me have signed on to work this new energy and they've waded through lifetimes, just waiting for this. What would you do as a scientist if the experiments before you had "a mind of their own"? What would you think if magnetics, gravity and light could only be assembled in a certain way that created healing and never a destructive alignment? All this is going to redefine some of the basic forces in the Universe. Intelligent design is only the first, and even today many astronomers and physicists still think it's an anomaly. 

That will be the next largest discovery on the planet. It's been held back from you because it takes a higher vibrating consciousness to create and understand it. When any planet discovers a quantum energy and is able to use it, you could go to that planet and know that you will meet high-consciousness entities. This has never been given to you before that, for within the quantum factor contains the secret of interplanetary travel using large, entangled states. There are ways of doing things you never thought could happen. You can throw away your rocket ships. You're on the edge of that.  ..”

“… And so, dear Human Being, you have the ability to start to return to an energy that you thought you'd lost, where Human beings are allowed to live longer and it doesn't destroy the environment. They don't overcrowd themselves because they can control it through their minds instead of laws... and through wisdom.

Some day you'll meet the star seeds, your Pleiadian sisters and brothers. They're even here now, since they are quantum. You've got Pleiadian ancestors who live a very, very long time in a graduate situation in a planet that went through the test just like yours. And it developed a quantum factor. They have benevolence and they have quantum energy. That's how they get here instantly and return, and they'll never interrupt your free choice. That's also why they don't land and say hello. Instead, they sit and cheer on the sidelines for what you've finally done. They are waiting with you to celebrate the December solstice of 2012... the half way point of the 36 year shift you are in. …”

"Demystifying the future" + "Physics in the next 500 years"(#) - May 16-17, 2014 (Kryon Channelling by Lee Carroll) - (#) (This channel will become a historical channel in the future, prove that Kryon is a real communication from the Creative Source/God to Humanity - "Our Family") - (Text version "Physics in the next 500 years")

1 To seea nd measure multi-dimensional/quantum physics, instrument (super-cooling quantum plasma lens)

2 Two more laws of multi-dimensional physics revealed: explanation of dark matter & acknowledgement of free energy (controlling mass)

3 God in the atom. God has - provable - part in physics. Intelligent/benevolent design. (Will bring religion and science together)

4 Human Consciousness is an attribute of physics. (Pleiadians - Humans ancestors / Humans free choice only planet in the Milky Way Galaxy. Other galaxies have their own spiritual systems and physics)

5 Coherent DNA. Multidimensional DNA coherent between dimensions will give Enhanced DNA

The Key to Life is Balance

The Key to Life is Balance

UFO's / ET's

UFO's / ET's
One of the first of many UFO photographs taken by Carlos Diaz-Mexico.
Lee Carroll is an American channeller, speaker and author.
Originally an audio engineer, Carroll claims that he began to channel communication with an entity from a higher dimension called Kryon in 1989. He describes Kryon as an angelic loving entity from the Source (or "Central Sun") who has been with the Earth "since the beginning" and belonging to the same "Family" of Archangel Michael.
The information he publishes, both printed and online, is intended to help humans ascend to a higher vibrational level.

Greg Braden "If we are honest, truthful, considerate, caring and compassionate, if we live this each day, we have already prepared for whatever could possibly come on 2012 or any other day, any other year, any time in our future."

The annual Perseid meteor shower

The annual Perseid meteor shower
Google: The annual Perseid meteor shower is happening now in today’s doodle on our home page. (11 Aug 2014)

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Pastor Curry spices up royal wedding with power of love

Yahoo – AFP, Joseph STENSON and Pauline FROISSART, May 19, 2018

Bishop Michael Bruce Curry gave an impassioned address during the wedding
ceremony (AFP Photo/Owen Humphreys)

Windsor (United Kingdom) (AFP) - US pastor Michael Curry fired up Britain's royal wedding on Saturday with some dramatic oratory about the power of love that bemused the royal family but made him a social media hit.

Curry, the first African-American leader of the US Episcopal Church, opened his full-throttle sermon in front of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle by quoting Martin Luther King.

"We must discover the power of love, the redemptive power of love. And when we do that, we will be able to make of this old world a new world," he said, quoting the US civil rights icon.

With rhetorical flourish, the 65-year-old from Chicago said: "There's power in love. Don't underestimate it. Don't even over-sentimentalise. There is power, power in love.

"I'm talking about some power. Real power. Power to change the world," said Curry, who heads up the US branch of the Anglican church and is renowned as an animated and lively preacher.

Members of the royal family looked visibly bemused, not only at the lectern-banging, theatrical style and impassioned content -- but also his lengthy, off-script freestyling.

'Extraordinary and powerful'

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, the leader of the world's Anglicans who married the happy couple, called it an "extraordinary and powerful sermon".

In the Windsor streets, crowds of royal fans watching on giant screens reacted with amusement at his 13-and-a-half-minute speech.

"He's STILL going on!" one man shouted from the crowd.

Kristin Glithero, 45, from nearby Wokingham, told AFP: "I wasn't expecting this American preacher. It is nice to see something a bit different.

"His message was lovely and the way he delivered it was very powerful. But maybe too long for the British public!"

At a street party in east London, retiree Janet Price, 69, told AFP: "It didn't go down well with some of the royals, judging by their faces."

Watching on a giant screen in Leeds, northern England, David Fryer said: "There was one little blip in the proceedings where the archbishop of wherever he was from just went on -- and on, and on, and on."

Star of the show

But reactions on social media were far more positive and he was trending worldwide on Twitter.

Fraser Nelson, editor of The Spectator magazine, said he had stolen the show, as maid of honour Pippa Middleton did with her figure-hugging dress at her sister Kate's 2011 wedding to Prince William, Harry's brother.

"If Pippa was the unexpected star of Kate's wedding, Michael Curry is the star of this one. Wonderful, wonderful sermon," he wrote, offering the preacher a column.

Formula One commentator David Croft said: "I haven't heard anyone talk as passionately as that about the Power Of Love since Huey Lewis and the News."

The Times newspaper columnist Hugo Rifkind tweeted: "I love how the entire British royal family is visibly dying of embarrassment because somebody is shouting openly about love at a wedding."

Curry also referred to slaves singing spirituals about the healing power of love in their captivity.

The ancestors of Doria Ragland, the African-American mother of bride Meghan Markle, were slaves and her surname is that of a slave owner.

"I cannot believe there is a pastor talking about slave spirituals at a dang royal wedding. Hello 21st century," wrote one Twitter user, @kateyrich.

"This Reverend just won the Royal Wedding," wrote @nat_sinclair93.

Curry's sermon also featured lighter moments.

"Two young people fell in love and we all showed up," he told the crowd, prompting an outburst of laughter.

Finishing up, he turned to the couple and smiled, exclaiming: "We gotta get y'all married!"

The royal newlyweds kissed in front of the Windsor crowds (AFP Photo/Danny Lawson)

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

"Instructing the Akash” – (Kryon Channelling by Lee Carroll)

Kryon.com, March 4, 2018

This live channelling was given in Phoenix, Arizona

Lee Carroll
To help the reader, this channelling has been revisited [by Lee and Kryon] to provide even clearer understanding. Sometime information is even added or condensed. Often what happens live has implied energy within it, which carries a kind of communication that the printed page does not. So enjoy this enhanced message given in Phoenix.

Greetings, dear ones! I Am Kryon of Magnetic Service.

The final day of this two-day seminar is coming to a close. For some, it’s a time when you realize you won’t be seeing each other again, since this may be the only time that this group comes together. Quite often there would then be the question, “Well, what is the message in closing?” It can’t be said better than has already been established, from that which Adironnda and Jeshua have presented, and it’s this: You are in the NOW, but you’ve always let the past predict the future. So, therefore, although you live now, there are so many of you who are still in the past. In many ways you’re pulling those past energies into your life right now. Dear ones, it's a habit.

The channels that we give on the last day of a meeting series are often more personal than the teaching that is done at other times. Sometimes we just ask you to sit for a moment and ponder in this energy, right now. What is it that is in the "now" for you? However, I wish to go further than that. I want to do an exercise or two. We are dealing in this new energy with new consciousness. Yesterday we told you in question six (a previous channelling), that what you don’t expect and really don’t truly believe is how powerful you are. Consciousness is something that will prevail over everything. More than any physical exercise that you’ve learned about, consciousness can do more to help than anything you have at this moment. And one of the things that you don’t expect is that consciousness can actually change the past.

I want you to think for a moment, dear old soul, of what may be in your Akashic record. I actually know what’s in your Akashic record, and it's astonishing. Do you understand and realize in this group of more than 100 people, who’ve lived over a thousand lifetimes, just how many total lives are actually represented in this room? Think about that. It’s almost a stadium full! In addition, all of you have one thing in common: You’ve all existed through an old energy earth.

You have such unique experiences to offer, with so many of them being profoundly dramatic. It’s etched in there, and you know it is. Dear ones, we’ve said this before: Part of being a Human with free choice is dealing with the Akash. We’ve also told you that the Akashic energy of the past is starting to change. Now, how could the past change simply because the present is moving into another energy? The answer is this: It's because the Akash belongs to an older energy and comes forward to you from the past. Therefore if you change the present, the Akash will change what it brings forward. Lifetime after lifetime after lifetime of experience may not come forward in the same way in a newer energy. Think for a moment of what you might have experienced. Think of that profoundness of who you might really be with that much going on inside you in that which you call the past.

I want to do an exercise. There are some who have said, “I don’t want to wait a generation for some of these evolved ideas to start working in my consciousness. I don’t want to wait until I’m reborn, perhaps in another body, to start gleaning the wisdom from the past. I don’t want to wait!” So if you’re one of those here now, you’re way ahead of the curve. You don’t have to wait. You really don’t have to wait at all. You’ve got to cognize (believe) that you can do this now. What’s coming next from me now asks you, “Can you do this?” Question: "Is it possible for a Human Being to rewrite the energy they remember from a thousand lives? Does humanity have that power?" The answer is yes, oh yes. More now than ever before.

Oh, dear ones, in ancient times you have sat at the feet of the gurus who could do this and more. They had control over that which is both esoteric and physical. Now, each one of you is learning that mastery and changing the Akash is part of that. Do you believe that you could take that which is lurking in your Akash, which is poking and prodding you in so many different ways because an old energy has allowed it to, and change that? It includes the energy of the ways that you died, the children that you've lost, the wars that you've died in, the others you have killed, and the ones that killed you. You have been in all of those circumstances that were this dramatic and more. There were lives so horrible there you never ever experienced joy. There were lives that were short and fearful and awful. Every one of you! Many were alive during the plagues in civilizations your archeology doesn't even recognize existed! That’s your Akash. It even included civilizations that went extinct. That’s in your Akash.

“What about the good things, Kryon?” Well, they’re in there, too, dear one! There was celebration, joy, beauty and love. THIS is the subject of this message. You can change what your Akashic energy gives to you in these new times! That's "changing the past".

Let’s do an exercise that is going to turn around what you remember and what energies are allowed to touch you today. Oh, master that you are becoming, why not instruct the Akashic record, which belongs to you, to morph into one that is positive and starts to give you the wisdom you’ve collected in a thousand lives, instead of the drama? So many listening to this right now are nodding their heads and saying, “I know what you mean!”

We talked last week about the "buzz". The buzz is a residual that you always have, because at some level, all those past lives lay there in some kind of way. Even in your silence, your most quiet moments, it’s difficult to get rid of the buzz. The buzz is that which says, "You’re not worthy to be here. Tomorrow is going to be difficult just like it always has been." Even if you’ve lived a beautiful, young life so far, the buzz is still there because the buzz is an old Akashic record that remembers negative things. almost exclusively.

Why would this be the case? It's because it's a reflection of the energy humanity has created for centuries of low consciousness, war and more war. In a new energy of less darkness, and a promise of more light, the Akash will respond to instructions to change.

If you are serious, let’s do it together. I want my partner involved. Now he steps aside, but he’s here. He knows what’s going on. He also is able to receive information from me simultaneously to what I’m also giving to you. He doesn’t talk about this often, but he can also receive different information from that which is being given to you. It’s part of his multidimensional awakening, so I’m going to give him different information than I’m giving to you, because he needs to do this, too. He needs to do it for some things that still lurk in his own Akash, just like you do.

Again, if you are serious about this, I want you to posture yourself right now to get ready for an exercise that may change the rest of your life. I want you to remember this because you may wish to do it again – not that the first one didn’t work, but because Human Beings are in a linear timeline and you’ve been trained that if you do things two or three times, it will be more meaningful. We are not going to go against the grain of your training. We’re just going to tell you that it wouldn’t hurt anything to do it again. But, dear ones, if you do this and mean it, and cognize it at 100 percent, you’re going to feel the difference in the days and weeks to come.

“Kryon, why should I do this? I’m not really sure that my Akash has been bothering me.” So you’re youthing, is that correct, and you’re perfectly healthy? No issues at all? You might answer, "Well, what does that have to do with your Akash?" The answer: Absolutely everything! You have inherited so much from what you’ve been through, that you don’t realize that it postures almost all of who you are. Your Akash postures the way you think, your personality, the way your body accepts an invasion of disease, and how you view yourself and even your spirituality. That’s all an inherited trait from your Akash. Yes, your parents gave you some of it, but dear ones, I know you are aware that you might have two children from the same identical parents, and they might be vastly different, almost like they came from other planets! One is always healthy, one is always sick. One is self-assured and one is timid. You know there’s more to existence than just the chemistry of biological inheritance. That is what you’re looking at right now. The Akash makes you who you are today.

Now, before we do this, understand that you’re not just dropping the things that have disturbed you in your dreams. You’re about to turn the corner, if you wish, on how your body sees Earth today.

Right now, I want you to get into this as deep as you wish to, because you are about ready to address your Akashic record like you never have before. You can repeat silently if you don’t have your own words. This is the way it goes:

Dear beautiful Akash, which represents myself and my soul in so many expressions, in this new energy, I am in command.

Dear Akash that is my essence, and represents the expressions of thousands of lives on this planet, look at the energy of today, because I am in charge. Dear Akash, beautiful that you are because you are me, and represent the one soul that I have been for thousands of lifetimes on this earth, know this: There is change and I am going to dictate it because I am in charge.

The bottom line, I am in charge of my own life, and for the first time I want you to listen up. I command benevolence in remembrance! I command that this Akash start to alter that which has been remembered lifetime after lifetime. I hereby put a limiter on the drama. It is not allowed to invade the light of my life. I put a limitation on all the negative things, all of the anger and the betrayal and the horror. I put a limiter on all inappropriate things. Oh, these things may still be there, but they are now going to go into the dark and stay there. I command the negativity that is in my Akash and has been there: Get in the backseat, because I am driving today! There is no longer any reason for it to show, because, you see, I am in charge of it all. It’s me talking.

Do you see what you’re doing? There often is the feeling, and always has been, that you may not be in charge of your life. You talk about the Akashic record, but it just sits there, as a library of irritation, doesn’t it? It's as though you had no control of anything. Suddenly, however, I am telling you you’ve got control of everything, everything. Let’s finish it.

Dear Akash, beautiful and benevolent, you are me and I am you. Let all of the beauty, joy and wisdom, which has occurred in thousands of my lifetimes, the maturity of my soul, start to present itself in ways that will surprise me with benevolence. In good things, in benevolent things, in positive expectations, let my Akashic record be the best thing that ever happened to me, and let my life reflect this day and this decision. I have spoken. I am in charge.

We’re not done, because we’re working in the "now", remember? There is more to this because there are things that are also disturbing you right now that are very current, and not yet in the Akash. You know where I’m going with this? Do you wish to finish the job?

Dear cellular being that I am, I am in charge. Let all things that have occurred in my life from my birth to this very moment be on notice. Let the memory in my brain, the very synapse that holds them, be on notice. Cease and desist those things that would be below my magnificence as a creation from God on this planet. You’re not allowed to keep the "tapes" playing. The "tapes" are these: The betrayal I've experienced, the sorrow, the bad feelings, the anger, my low energy Human nature, the buzz itself. Cease and desist. I am in charge of my memory, and every single cell resounds with my Higher-Self. I am part of this in a way that I never knew before. I am in charge of all things that are me. I command this so I might go from this place and not have to carry those negative things from my own past that have occurred since my current birth on this planet.

I’m not done yet. Do you believe you can change your own consciousness through your own will? I told you yesterday that you wouldn’t believe this tool you have. I’m showing you how it works. I’m not done yet. There’s even more. I am pondering just how much to reveal that you might be able to do. Can you change that which is you? Can you take that which you believe is your own personal nature and start to work with it? Can you work this puzzle in order to shape the things into that which you want instead of things you don’t want? Can you change the degree that you age? Yes.

Dear cellular structure, I’m in charge. The boss is talking. Listen up: I command you to see the beauty and the benevolence and the God inside of every cell in my body. I command you to be more resistant to disease than I have ever been before. You see, disease cannot attach itself to the light, and I hold more light than ever before. I command that which was in me, which is inappropriate, to go away and to change. Let the chemistry in my body show itself in the next days so I know this is real. I take command of things that I was never told I could take command of. It is settled.

That's the exercise. Oh, there's more, but that will be it for now because we start to get into total unbelievable things of what you might be able to do in the future. Right now, dear ones, stay on this planet a very long time, and in the process be joyful instead of fearful. Let the "buttons" be disengaged that would push you into anger, sorrow and fear.

So now we come to this empty space, a beautiful empty space. It's a space caused by a major cleansing. All of these things and more are now possible for everyone, no matter how unique you are, or how many lifetimes you’ve had. This full Akashic redirect doesn’t even have a name yet. It’s not a process that’s been developed yet in the fullest. Imagine how powerful your consciousness would be to take a hold of the esoterics of your brain, the very memory of your lifetimes, and manipulate them into benevolence, joy and light.

That’s the message. It's grand, isn't it? As time goes on, more things will be revealed and there will be those who listen to this, who roll their eyes, and say, “Not for me. Not today.”

Dear ones, you’re loved as much as anyone on the planet. Free choice through love has always been the option available to every single Human Being. There is no judgment at all. I want you to go from this place without guilt and without fear. Over the next few days, you may feel “something is a little different." Perhaps there’s a weight that’s been lifted. It’s an esoteric weight. You may say, "I can’t explain it, but I just know that I feel freer than I have ever felt before." People may tell you that you are thinking and acting differently. The truth is that you joined a profound old soul group that is learning to enhance the shift for humanity, because you just changed yourself. The others around you will benefit immediately, because they will see you as lighter. They may even begin to see the beauty in your soul where they didn’t see it before.

This is the truth. This is the way things like this are going to work, and I just gave you advanced information for very old souls. Don't confuse "old" soul with the chronology of how old you are in years, for sometimes the youngest are the most wise. Many times the youngest are here with the seniors because they understand there is no generation gap when it comes to the Akash. Go from this place changed. Ponder these things that you have done this day.

And so it is.


Thursday, April 26, 2018

New 3-D map of Milky Way will 'revolutionise astronomy'

Yahoo – AFP, Mariëtte Le Roux, April 25, 2018

The Gaia satellite collected the data on some 1.7 billion stars from its unique vantage
point in space about 1.5 million kilometres (930,000 miles) from Earth (AFP Photo)

Paris (AFP) - Europe's Gaia satellite has produced a 3-D map, hailed as revolutionary, of more than a billion stars in our Milky Way galaxy -- complete with their distance from Earth, colour, and motion through space.

The eagerly-anticipated catalogue, published Wednesday, was compiled from data Gaia gathered on some 1.7 billion stars from its unique vantage point in space, about 1.5 million kilometres (930,000 miles) from Earth.

"The dataset is very rich and we believe it will revolutionise astronomy and our understanding of the Milky Way," Gaia's scientific operations manager Uwe Lammers told AFP of the massive data release.

"This catalogue is the most precise, most complete catalogue that has ever been produced. It allows studies which have not been possible before."

Launched in 2013, Gaia started operating the following year, gathering data on 100,000 stars per minute -- some 500 million measurements per day. Its first map was published in September 2016, based on a year's worth of observations of about 1.15 billion stars.

An update, launched at the ILA international air and space show in Berlin, adds stars and provides more data on each one, from measurements taken over 22 months in 2014-2016.

Some stars were measured as many as 70 times as the satellite, co-rotating with Earth around the Sun, continuously scanned the galaxy.

"For some of the brightest stars in the survey, the level of precision equates to Earth-bound observers being able to spot a Euro coin lying on the surface of the Moon," said an ESA statement.

The new, improved map depicts 1.7 billion stars "for which we can tell where they are in the sky with very high accuracy, and how bright they are," said Anthony Brown of the Gaia Data Processing and Analysis Consortium.

For 1.3 billion of those, "we know their distance and we know how they move through space."

There is, furthermore, information on the radial velocities of some seven million stars -- indicating the rate at which they are moving towards, or away from, Earth.

Opening a chocolate box

With all this data, "we can make a map of the whole night sky," said Brown, who described the end result as "stunning".

"You see the whole Milky Way in motion around its axis."

Gaia also revealed the orbits of some 14,000 "solar system objects" -- mapped as an intricate spiderweb of space rocks shooting around the Sun.

"It represents the most accurate survey ever of asteroids in the Solar System," said Brown. More will be added in future updates.

Information sent to Earth by Gaia is collated by 450 scientists from 20 countries.

One of them, Antonella Vallenari, likened the data release to "opening a chocolate box".

"It's very, very exciting," she said at the launch event in Germany, webcast live.

The full data will be published in a series of scientific papers in a special issue of the journal Astronomy & Astrophysics, laying the foundation for decades of further study.

"We are really getting today the catalogue of a billion stars zipping through the Milky Way in various directions," said Guenther Hasinger, ESA's director of science.

"With Gaia, we can actually deconstruct the whole history of the Milky Way," he added. "It's like archaeoastronomy... to really build up the history of our Universe."

Lammers said another update is due in 2020.

Monday, April 16, 2018

Are we alone? NASA's new planet hunter aims to find out

Yahoo – AFP, Kerry SHERIDAN, April 16, 2018

This artist's rendition from NASA shows the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite,
or TESS, which is set for launch Monday on a mission to search for the nearest
Earth-like planets in our cosmic neighborhood (AFP Photo/Handout)

Tampa (AFP) - Are we alone? NASA's new planet-hunting mission, poised to launch Monday, aims to advance the search for extraterrestrial life by scanning the skies for nearby, Earth-like planets.

The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, or TESS, is poised to blast off at 6:32 pm (2232 GMT) aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from a NASA launchpad at Cape Canaveral, Florida.

At a total cost of $337 million, the washing-machine-size spacecraft is built to search the nearest, brightest stars for signs of periodic dimming. These so-called "transits" may mean that planets are in orbit around them.

TESS is expected to reveal 20,000 planets beyond our solar system, known as exoplanets, NASA said.

Its discoveries will be studied further by ground- and space-based telescopes for signs of habitability, including a rocky terrain, a size similar to Earth, and a distance from their sun -- neither too close nor too far -- that allows the right temperature for liquid water.

NASA predicts that TESS could find more than 50 Earth-sized planets and up to 500 planets less than twice the size of the Earth.

TESS will survey far more cosmic terrain than its predecessor, NASA's Kepler Space Telescope which launched in 2009, taking in some 85 percent of the skies.

"TESS is equipped with four very sensitive cameras that will be able to monitor nearly the entire sky," said George Ricker, TESS principal investigator at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

"That is about 20 times what the Kepler mission was able to detect."

This graphic explains key facts about Nasa's TESS telescope as it prepares for launch 
on a mission to find the nearest Earth-like planets (AFP Photo/Simon MALFATTO)

Kepler vs. TESS

Kepler, the first planet-hunting mission of its kind, "was launched to answer one single question: How common is a planet like Earth around a star like the Sun?" said Patricia "Padi" Boyd, director of the TESS guest investigator program at NASA's Goddard Spaceflight Center.

"It was designed to look at 150,000 stars in a fairly wide field of view without blinking, for four years," she told reporters on the eve of the launch.

"One of the many amazing things that Kepler told us is that planets are everywhere and there are all kinds of planets out there.

"So TESS takes the next step. If planets are everywhere, then it is time for us to find the planets that are closest to us orbiting bright nearby stars, because these will be the touchstone system."

TESS and Kepler use the same system of detecting planetary transits, or shadows cast as they pass in front of their star.

While Kepler confirmed some 2,300 exoplanets and thousands more potential planet candidates, many were too distant and dim to be studied further.

With Kepler running low on fuel and nearing the end of its life, TESS aims to pick up the search while focusing closer, on planets dozens to hundreds of light years away.

"TESS is going to dramatically increase the number of planets that we have to study," said Ricker.

"It is going to more than double the number that have been seen and detected by Kepler."

The first data from TESS is expected to be made public in July, and NASA says citizen astronomers are welcome to help study the planets for signs of possible habitability.

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Friday, April 13, 2018

Public health minister takes health warnings with pinch of salt

DutchNews, April 13, 2018 

Photo: Health Ministry 

If every excess glass of wine shortens your time on earth by 30 minutes, is the sum total a joyless life? 

Dutch public health minister Hugo de Jonge suggested on Friday that he was taking new reports on the damaging effects of alcohol and sunbeds with a pinch of salt. 

Speaking to reporters on the way to a cabinet meeting, he said that health secretary Paul Blokhuis was best placed to comment on a new report in The Lancet suggesting that 12.5 units of alcohol a week – or five glasses of wine – is the upper safe limit. 

‘It’s his area, and I am always glad of that when I read reports that say something else is bad for your health,’ he reportedly told NOS. ‘That’s often the case with the joys of life.’ 

He added that he was not planning to stop using sunbeds himself, despite safety warnings earlier this week from the KWF cancer charity. ‘I have become a minister, not a monk, which means that I have my foibles,’ he said. ‘I like to use a sunbed every now and then. Otherwise you lot will tell me I look bad.’ 

His own maxim was: all things in moderation, he added. ‘With all of these things, be aware and be moderate. That is the best advice you can give anyone.’ 

The Lancet story, widely reported in the international and Dutch press, suggested excess drinking was more damaging than previously thought, at lower levels. 

But the Dutch health council has already, for the past three years, recommended that people do not drink alcohol at all or limit themselves to a glass a day.

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Saturday, April 7, 2018

"The Practical Old Soul” – (Kryon Channelling by Lee Carroll)

Kryon.com, January 27, 2018

This live channelling was given in Anchorage, Alaska

Lee Carroll
To help the reader, this channelling has been revisited [by Lee and Kryon] to provide even clearer understanding. Sometime information is even added or condensed. Often what happens live has implied energy within it, which carries a kind of communication that the printed page does not. So enjoy this enhanced message given in Anchorage.

Greetings, dear ones, I am Kryon of Magnetic Service.

You are facing a beautiful, beautiful energy and yet you may not realize it. In order to get from dark to light, there are profound transitions. What you know from living on the planet is that transition can be difficult, especially when you go from a darker energy to a lighter one. There are those in the dark who will fight to the death in order to keep from changing. It is a way of life and a way of control for them. But, dear ones, this earth transition is indeed happening. The speed of it will take only as long as you decide it will. Free choice on the planet will determine the timing. You are in the change now, and you have just begun to see it.

There will come a time, literally, when you can say, “The sun has come out; light has won.” This will not mean that the entire planet has become enlightened. Instead, what you are going to have is a planet that thinks differently. It will be a paradigm of existence that is more based on the basic truth of what an old soul would know, as opposed to what a beginner on the planet would know. It is a new paradigm based upon the concepts of a changing Human nature - a maturing and rebalancing of consciousness - and it is going to look a lot different.

What do you think the future practical life of an old soul might look like for a day? How would it be different from what you do now, just for a day? I want to give you a short example.

A Day in the Life of the New Human

We often use the character Wo in parables and stories, and now we will again. Wo is not a man or a woman. In this story, Wo can be either, although we are going to call Wo a he, but actually he is a wo-man. This will be the story of a day in the practical life of an old soul in a future time that is not yet here. It will show a new paradigm from the moment he gets up to when he goes to sleep.


This story has to start, dear ones, with you understanding that this individual, this Human, this old soul in the future, has a completely different paradigm of existence than you have today. It is a paradigm where the Human has literally changed the relationship he has to everything around him. He has changed his relationship to God, to those around him and to the earth. So it may be tough for you to believe everything I am going to show you now, but I want you to listen to the story just for a moment. As I tell it to you, every once in a while I will say, "Stop". Then I will reveal an old energy comparison to what you are being shown. It will be a night-and-day revelation to the differences in the way Wo treats things in the coming future from what happens today.

In this new paradigm, Wo, this old soul, was born into a civilization that is long past thinking that all their help comes from the outside. They are not a civilization who believes that they are unworthy in the sight of God. They don't feel that they must call on a greater source in order to accomplish everyday life solutions. So right there in that revelation, you see a big difference from the civilization you live in. Their paradigm of existence has changed, and Wo believes that all things spiritual and beautiful are carried inside the Human Being. "God inside" is a cognized message from the masters and is the new Human nature. It is now being applied practically in everyday life. So there is no "scamper to find help" like you see today, or an older energy where much of an entire civilization believes that they are unworthy and that all good things come from above. So I want you to think about that for a moment, because that is how Wo approaches his day.


Do you really think that this will ever occur? Do you think that humanity would ever get to a place where they felt they did not have to get help from an outside source? Do you think there ever will come a day where houses of worship are simply antique buildings? It seems to be a stretch of the imagination until you think of this. What does evolution of consciousness mean to you? It's not going to be something that is forced upon humanity. Rather, it is something that humanity is going to see for themselves over time. It is going to be logical and make sense through a slowly evolving consciousness. Over time, humanity will begin to understand what the masters really meant and start practicing what they said. For eons, Humans have been told that the most sacred things that exist are inside every single Human Being. "Made in his image" means made in the image of love and, in that, humanity would start to realize that the image God the creator has always been inside. Therefore, Humans can access God, spirit, ancestors instantly, through processes that are built-in. So this is where we start the story.


Wo awakens like he does every morning, about to go to work. He puts both feet on the floor and he does an affirmation exercise, and expects good things. This is the first thing he does. He pushes the consciousness of benevolence through his day right at the beginning. The affirmation he would have is this: "This is a good day, and I am going to have a consciousness that will surpass any challenge I have today. Good things are before me."


Why would he do this? How many Humans do that in an old energy? Let me give you the popular way: You put your feet on the floor and you are about to get up and you say, “Oh, here it is again, another challenging day. I hope things go better than they did yesterday. Yesterday's issues are all still on my mind, and I did not get a very good sleep. I don't know what is going to happen to me today. I hope I survive!” Are you seeing a difference? The biggest difference is the expectation of benevolence, but there really is more. Wo is really saying, "This day is controllable by me!" This is a practical consideration, so the first thing he does, with feet on the floor, is to celebrate the fact that he is going to get through any problems that come. What he is doing is CREATING his reality that day.

Remember this: Humanity will always have duality to work with. There will always be choice between darkness and light, drama and love. The idea that someday you will have a perfect planet where nothing ever goes wrong is an artificial idea that many Humans have because of your linear thinking - black or white - or the idea that everyone will think alike and be angelic. You will always have free choice, and you will always have unique pasts and Akashic records that work with you in positive ways. This creates different ideas and opinions. You will still have a form of politics, but it will look far different and be much more elegant.

So, what is Wo really doing in that moment? He is creating, through his consciousness, something physical - a bubble, you might say, that then goes before him wherever he travels. It becomes as practical as putting on shoes to let you walk on hard surfaces. Is it too much to think that a Human one day might start the day that way?

Wo brushes his teeth and does all the things that you do today to get prepared to leave the house. Wo still goes to work in a vehicle, although not all his neighbors do. Things have changed greatly over time. Wo's vehicle may look a little different, but he gets in it in order to travel to work on roads.

On his way to work, Wo sees something that might actually change his life forever, if he lets it. There has been some kind of an accident with another vehicle. In his day, this doesn't happen very often, but Human reactions, errors of judgment and distractions are still present and there has been a horrible event, and it's right before his eyes. On the curb there is a crying woman, a mother. There are those surrounding her, trying to calm her. A short distance from her Wo can see the ambulances loading the very still, covered bodies of her two, small, dead children.

For this woman, life has taken a horrible twist. It's going to create the potential of lifelong grief that surpasses anything imaginable. For her, the day started out well, but in an instant her children are gone. She would carry this day to her grave. Could there be any greater horror story for any mother?

Wo is overcome with sadness and starts to weep. You see, in this new earth, in a very practical way, compassion is the king of emotions. Wo sees it all, and suddenly there is more than just empathy from him. Instead, he feels everything she feels. He stops his car and continues weeping in his control seat. He then does something very special, dear ones. He gets a hold of himself and starts a process that he knows well and has done many times before. He begins to visualize this woman in her future as she is recovering, understanding, surviving, and having some peace over this event in ways that perhaps are unsustainable in today’s psychological understanding.

He sees her recovering in so great a manner that he can visualize her laughing again. This is the visualization then he sends directly to the curb where she is in that moment of her horror and grief, knowing that he has just planted a very real seed. It's real, and Wo has just practiced something called compassionate action.


Today, if this happened, there would also be those who were very compassionate. However, it might wound them forever. They would never forget the sight. It would affect the child inside (the inner child) and their joy factor. In today’s civilization, there are so many things like this, so many horrors like this that continue daily, that many sensitive Humans empathize to the degree that it ruins their lives. All they can think about is how unjust things are and how they want to change them. They will weep daily for what is happening somewhere else, and in the process, dear ones, they have not helped anybody! Instead, in the process they have pulled themselves down into a lower energy of empathy, worry and fear. They will die younger than normal due to it. It's all because their compassion got the best of them.

But Wo would not let that happen, because he knows that this is the old way and is dangerous. So one of the attributes in this new energy that we are revealing, within the practical nature of a normal person, is to see situations like this and go immediately into compassionate action. What Wo did was to immediately think of a solution and send actions of compassion, because consciousness can change things. Much like today when you might pray for a person, Wo is doing more than that. He is projecting joy in the future for her. He is creating understanding and recovery for that woman, letting it begin this day.

He starts his car and continues. He stops his weeping, and instead he starts smiling because he can see it actually happening in his mind. There will come a day when she will laugh again. There will come a day when she will recover. Not today, not tomorrow, not next month, not next year, but a time when all of these things will be settled within her in a way that she can understand. Wo participates in that humanness of her recovery, even though she remains on the curb as he pulls away.

Wo gets to work and soon he is having a nice day. He is doing his work, and then he is called into the office of the one who does the control. Now, what happens next is not specific. I will generalize it. It comes in one of many scenarios, all of which you will recognize. He faces off with his controller. It might be any of these scenarios: "Wo, you are late again. Wo, there has been a problem over here with one of your clients. Wo, you will have to work on the weekend because this did not work out well. Wo, we are not going to promote you this time, just like last time." Wo, this. Wo, that. "Wo, we are considering eliminating your position, or replacing you."

Wo leaves the office and for a moment - just for a moment - he is flooded with an old energy called “worry” and “fear”. What would he do without this job? How would he tell his wife what has just happened? What does it mean to him? Is it as simple as having to work some overtime that he did not plan or is it more than that? Then Wo is still, and takes a deep breath. In an instant, he reframes everything that happened and he realizes this is the beginning of a shift, of a change. It will be a benevolent change, even if he doesn't understand how. Wo doesn’t know the timing of any of it, but he starts to smile, because it is the beginning of a shift that he knows will be good for him and benevolent for all he is.


If this happened today, what would be the typical reaction? It would be this: Worry the whole day; worry the whole night; worry the entire next month; tell all your friends so that they can worry also with you. This is called "drama". Whatever happens happens, but the drama continues and continues. It would also build a bridge of darkness between the employer and the worker. Then more worry: "What is going to be next? What can happen? They do not appreciate me. I am not worthy."

None of those things were on Wo’s mind, but he had to convert the potential in about three seconds from an old energy fear reaction to a thought that is way above the consciousness of today. He automatically flipped the energy into a scenario that said, "Maybe I do not belong here. Maybe this is a sign. Maybe something is going to happen that is beautiful. I can hardly wait. I will do as I am told. I will work the overtime. I will even accept the pink slip (termination notice) because there is something better coming."

Then it continued. It was not a half an hour later that he heard the cheering going on. One of his friends in one of the other cubicles in his office had been promoted to one of the positions he wanted. He wandered over to be part of the celebration and fully participated - and he meant it. He was so pleased that a friend of his was succeeding, and so pleased that that friend got a raise - so pleased! He didn't see it as a reflection that had anything to do with him. He didn't let the former news affect his happiness for his friend.


Do I have to say it? In an older energy, there is so much of self and so much ego projection. "Why not me? What did he have that I did not have? He took my job. I do not like him anymore. I am not going to talk to him anymore. I am going to go home and eat worms." It's like some would do anything at this point to stay depressed. He continues, "This is awful! First, I get an idea that I may not be employed anymore, then I find out somebody else got promoted instead of me."

But that was not the reaction at all, for you see, Wo already knew "this or something better" and he had a belief that "benevolence is coming". He did not know when or how, but here in front of him was a friend who had something wonderful happen - something that was good and would change the person's lifestyle. He knew that the friend would soon tell their family, and they would have a beautiful dinner and sing celebration songs. What a good time this is to celebrate the joy of a friend!


Is this even possible? Can a Human really put away feelings of hurt or worry to a degree where the first thought is to celebrate the one next to them who might be taking their job away? This, dear ones, is the evolution of consciousness. You see, just like Wo felt empathy for the woman, he also felt the joy of his friend. It had become built-in over generations of evolution. It might seem to you to be beyond what a Human could normally do, but that's where it's going.

It is now time for Wo to go home. Wo, like so many Humans everywhere, had a lot on his mind, but he received an intuitive thought that said, "You are forgetting something." Wo couldn't quite put his finger on it, as you say, and it was still an elusive thought without substance. He drove home.

Wo’s home was small but beautiful. He had a beautiful family who thought much like he did. But there were a few things that Wo knew that had to be a certain way. His wife was a wonderful cook, and dinner was served at a certain time each evening. He had to be there for this and no being late. Early in his marriage, he had made the mistake of being late and he only did it that one time. The reaction was that she felt unappreciated. Indeed, Wo's partner deserved him to be there on time to enjoy what she had prepared and had worked on for at least an hour and half before he got home. The family would be waiting. Indeed, Wo was on time, just like always, and was about to pull into the house - and then his intuition gave him the message, "Wo, this is your wedding anniversary." Gasp.

Immediately, there was a decision to make. Do I run to the flower shop, get the flowers, get the card, and come back and be late for dinner? Which is better, being late for dinner or not having the flowers (a horrible thing)? His intuition served him well. Wo made a quick stop, not to the flower shop but to the stall he remembered was on the corner, not too far away. There were lots of flowers, good ones, higher prices, but lots of good ones that she deserved. Wo quickly purchased the flowers and came back as fast as he could, but it took 15 minutes. Now he was 15 minutes late.

He did not know what would happen, but at least he had the flowers. Now he could walk in and say, "Happy Anniversary! Honey, I’m sorry I’m late." So that's what he did.

But something else happened as well. You see, when he walked through the door, all of his friends were there! It was a Happy Anniversary surprise party, and he had the flowers right there in his hand. (Thank you intuition!) He was not late for dinner, because there was no dinner! Instead there was a party. Wo had not disappointed her, and HE HAD FLOWERS! Get the point? What had just happened?


Wo had paused for a moment and had listened to his intuition, a higher part of him which knew beyond what he knew what was going on in the house. His intuition knew what he should do, and he listened and trusted it, and he immediately went to get the flowers.

In an older energy, dear ones, you would have had a clueless Human being making a 50% chance of a right or wrong decision, not understanding that there is a higher, innate part of yourself who knows so much more than you do. There is a Higher-Self above you, and for Wo, it knew that there was a party in the house. Listening to his intuition was common for Wo, and he used it every day as a staple, not something that fleeted by without substance. It told him who to call and how to say the things he had to say to the clients he needed to talk to. It was his way of life and Wo knew it worked. He had practice, and it worked yet again.

When the party was over, his wife said, “Thank you so much for those beautiful, natural, fresh-picked flowers! Wo, we had a great time!” Wo agreed, and the furthest thing from his mind was to tell her what happened at work. Wo thought and smiled, "I'll give her the good news later."

Wo was about to go to sleep. His feet were on the floor, and before he lifted them into bed he said, “Thank you, Spirit. Thank you, Creator. Thank you for letting me be there for that woman. Thank you for letting me help my friend celebrate. Thank all of the cells of my body for youthing today. Thank you for the disease that was chased away today because I did not get into worry or fear or drama. Thank you inner child and innate that I can smile now. I am not worried about my job. You see, this or something better." Wo turned and looked at his life's partner. "Good night, sweetheart.


This story is real. All of it. This is what has happened on planets you don't know about. This is the potential for you to think so far above anything that is going on in your life now that it seems unreal or impossible. This paradigm defines enlightenment. The age of compassion is coming. It will rewrite and reframe all that Humans think about and react to.

I just gave you a snapshot, not something out of the purview of reality at all, but something instead that belongs to you and is in your deserved and future lineage. This is because you passed the marker in 2012. Many might say, “Wow, I would like to be there to see it." [Kryon chuckles] You will. All of you, all of you.

And so it is.