February 8th, 2003
Santa Cruz, California
Received by F.A.B.
I am here, David.
I appreciate the way you have loved me, and loved the descriptions
character on earth. There have been many who have done the same.
The world is now more receptive than ever to understanding that
not countenance war, which kills and dislocates and creates negative
which He himself is always trying to reverse. It was felt that I
to say this, since, as you know, I was on earth a warrior, and believed
war as a means to accomplish my and God's ends. I have in fact suffered
this afterlife for the bloodshed and carnage that I inflicted on
as ruler of a nation that, in my time, had considerable authority
in that part of the world.
We in ancient Palestine did not see many things in an enlightened
we felt we were God's chosen and had confidence that our purposes
achieved since we had, hopefully, the support of our God. And as
campaigns brought me victory upon victory, I could only conclude
was God's direct way of giving His approval, which it was not.
The Celestial Kingdom is becoming a mighty force on earth, and
because there are many, many mortal souls who, though in different
have found their way to soul development and the Divine Love. You
evidence for this as time goes by.
And so, as more and more mortals are opening up to the Divine
has enabled us to come into closer and closer rapport with them,
have more influence and power. Of course, sin and error continue.
counterbalance of goodness and love is acquiring more strength.
And you will
see, as time goes by, how this love power will continue to grow
flourish, and nothing will stop it. I know how happy this makes
and it is a reality in your contemporary world that should be recognized
I was sensitive to poetic and musical emotion. These artistic
naturally to me. For example, though I studied the harp, when I
King Saul, I improvised in such a way that the music, with its positive,
soothing effect, caused the king to feel instantly better. He recognized
this, and requested that I play for him as much as possible. As
this was how I made my start in the political arena.
I had, thus, a sensitivity to both music and poetry that was quite
unusual for a monarch. And I also had a general sensitivity to life
the feelings of others. Despite my warlike stance, I basically loved
and practiced virtues with them because this came from my heart.
In the spirit world, though I had many memories of kindnesses
I had done,
I could not escape the memories of the damage of the battlefields,
know I caused. So, though I was quite special in the gentle and
areas of life, I was also warlike, and these memories followed me
Well, as you gather, I inhabit the Celestial Heavens, where we
are always working to reverse and heal the damages and horrors of
war. I am particularly pleased and honored to assist here, knowing
and understanding what drives mortals to do those acts that eventually
only produce suffering and unhappiness for the doer.
Keep up your courage. Continue to rely on your guidance. Know
path is being prepared for you, so that when you come over here,
you will be
a most happy spirit.