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Share International magazine July / August 2019

Share International magazine cover for 2019This is an abridged version of Share International magazine. Through these electronic files, the magazine Share International makes available a compilation of its contents.

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From the inception of Share International magazine, Benjamin Creme’s Master provided articles to be published not only at the time they were written, but also whenever appropriate according to world circumstances. Many of these articles seem even more relevant now than when they were first published, in this case in March 2014.

The Path of Ascent

by the Master —, through Benjamin Creme

Within each man and woman sits a God, potential as yet but everlasting. As they go through the experiences of what we call life, they make a journey, which in the end turns out to have been a step towards oneness with that God, realizing the fact of its divinity, realizing that it is the Soul, our higher Self.

Heretofore, our knowledge of the Soul has come from religious texts. These have left man with the impression that the Soul is distant from himself, something to be recognized and worshipped from afar. As man progresses, however, he comes to understand that the Soul is himself, a higher and purer part of himself, but nevertheless himself. Thus a man progresses, deepening in knowledge of his true being and purpose.

Today, thousands of people are consciously aware of making such a journey; for them life is deepening in meaning, and they search for greater knowledge and experience. Thus, in time, they turn to meditation and through this practice a great discovery is theirs. Step by step, they know for certain that they are Souls, that the Soul is not some distant idea but their very being. Gradually the tempo of their lives changes, and a deeper meaning and purpose consolidates all that they do. Thus do men advance on the journey to perfection, reflecting more and more the divinity and wisdom of the Soul.

All in their own way make such a journey, some swiftly and eagerly, others more slowly and less sure of the path. But all eventually pass through the various gates which mark their progress on the way. Today this journey is trodden by millions who know not that the path exists but nevertheless answer the call of their Soul, and enter thereon. They sense the needs of the time and seek to meet these needs, and so play their part.

Knowingly or not they are responding to the call from Maitreya through their Souls to enter the fray, and to replenish this world with their ardour and courage. Their efforts, they will find, have not been in vain.

Advent of the new

by the Master —, through Benjamin Creme

The time immediately ahead will puzzle many, so quick will be the changes, political, economic and social, which will manifest, and so frequently will these changes occur.

For many, anxiety and puzzlement will be the major response. Intrigued or alarmed by the nature and extent of these changes, many will see them as signs of a transforming society, while others will fear and resent the new manifestation. People everywhere will act warily, unsure of the right direction for them to take.

Not for long, however, will men act thus. They will find that it is a truly changing world in which they live, beset with greater challenges to their beliefs and values.

Thus will men begin to establish the new out of the old, and to demonstrate their growing ability to respond to the challenges of the time.(8 February 2015)

[This article from Share International magazine, July / August 2019, is by a senior member of the Hierarchy of Masters of Wisdom. His name, well-known in esoteric circles, is not yet being revealed. Benjamin Creme, a principal spokesman about the emergence of Maitreya, was in constant telepathic contact with this Master who dictated his article to him.]

(Read more articles by this Master)

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At every lecture he gave around the world, and virtually every day of his life, Benjamin Creme was asked numerous questions covering a vast range of topics. We draw on this large recorded resource and publish answers provided by BC and his Master over the years, none of which have yet appeared in Share International.

Q. Is the balance of power wrong – so that politicians have too much power and don’t listen to the electorate?

A. Modern life is so complex, so dangerous, so technological, weapons are so dangerous and so abundant, that the vast majority of people prefer to leave it to the governments – those who know. Why should they know any better than you? Does it ever occur to you to ask why your president does things that you would never do – throwing himself into states that have no ‘Welcome’ on the mat for him?

Why is it that the people of the world sit and let their governments make wars in their name, when they have no intention of making war on anyone? But it happens. The nations are led by leaders who try to do the right thing as they see it. The right thing is to gain power. That’s why they’re in politics – to gain power and the wealth that comes from power. The power that comes from having the wealth, and the wealth that comes from having the power. These two things work together and are irresistible to certain types who can only see the past – the structures and the ways of thinking of the past.

Q. There must be some who aren’t greedy and power-hungry? But if they are like that it must probably have a negative impact on society surely?

A. Unfortunately, the world is led today by such leaders, almost exclusively. There are exceptions. Leaders are trying to solve the problems of the present and the future with the ways of the past, the technology and methods of the past. And of course it can’t be done. It can never be done. They try but inevitably they fail. They build up political structures, relationships, links with allies who are like-minded, to do terrible deeds that set the world – the world – back by many years, and endanger the very fabric of the world and the future of humanity as a family, as a kingdom on this Earth.

For too long the nations of the world have been led by these old men. One of the Masters has written of it: “They strut the stage of life like out-of-date actors, unsure of their direction or their lines.”

They are men of the past and in due course will be relegated to the past where they belong. But the world is moving forward into a new age, a new cosmic cycle, in which the energies of Aquarius will blend humanity together and bring them out of the destructive competition for markets and power, to working together for the good of the planet as a whole.

Q. Of course their policies also have a terrible effect on our ideas about caring for the planet, don’t they?

A. This planet is dying. This planet is in sore need of medicine. And we don’t have very much longer to aid our ailing planet. There are governments which refuse to believe there is such a thing as global warming. Everyone else is looking at the ice flows melting in what are normally the coldest times, and the extraordinary changes taking place in the seas and the ecology of the Earth.

Luckily for us, we are not alone. We never have been alone. The vast majority of people on this Earth do not even know of the existence of the Spiritual Hierarchy of this planet, the most exalted group of Beings on planet Earth – men without fault whose only aim, only ambition, is one of service. They have finished with planet Earth as a field of experience and see it only as a field of service. They do not even need to be here but nevertheless sacrifice Themselves to be here, overseeing our evolution, protecting us from all manner of things, from conditions we don’t even know exist. From every direction They protect humanity from evils that we would be unable to keep at bay.

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Rallying call!

It has come to our notice that more and more people are receiving our information from the website alone, and thus forgoing the small cost of subscribing to Share International magazine.

Not everyone can, or does, use the internet, and it is essential to have an outer, physical expression, which can display with photographs, the events of which we speak. That means there has to be a magazine, which of course requires a lot of work from volunteers, and a lot of money to produce. There may be a notion that Hierarchy dishes out money for this work, but it is not the case. Subscriptions to Share International are an essential part of maintaining our work and reaching the public. The cost of the subscription is kept as low as possible, the magazine is not subsidised by advertisements and printing and postal charges are mounting all the time.

Surely we would all agree that all those who seriously believe in this work would want to support the magazine, whether or not they read the information on the internet.

Thank you for your support.

Share International has a large reserve of letters which were confirmed by Benjamin Creme’s Master to be genuine encounters with Masters, or a ‘spokesperson’, but which have not yet been published.

Other letters presented here are new. While we cannot confirm or indicate if a Master is involved, the experience may be such that it ‘speaks for itself’ in providing hope, inspiration and comfort. We present these letters for your consideration.

Short stay

Dear Editor,
About four years ago [written in July 2003] a homeless woman found her way into my basement bedroom. Earlier that morning she and two friends were at the top of the hill near our house, the woman in question sitting in a wheelchair. Later, stopping at home on the way to work as a bus driver, I noticed her wheelchair abandoned on the hilltop. As we didn’t lock our doors it wasn’t a complete surprise that she be sitting on the bedroom couch.

It didn’t seem possible to initiate any understandable communication and eventually I decided to call the police. My justification was not knowing if my daughter, returning from school later, could deal with the situation and being pressed for time with my job (it never occurred to me to book sick from work).

When the policeman entered the room and told her to get up she understood perfectly and immediately complied. On the way out to his cruiser, and since then, my mind is plagued by questions of cowardice and general lip service to those who are lacking. As well, her quick demeanour once the police arrived got me thinking about Maitreya and how someone using a wheelchair manages a hillside and a few flights of indoor stairs.

If within your range will you shed some light on this incident? If I am missing the point entirely then I know it may not be appropriate for you to comment. Thank you for considering the situation.

C.D., Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

(Benjamin Creme’s Master confirmed that the ‘woman’ in the wheelchair was Maitreya.)

Sense of oneness

Dear Editor,
We watched the D-Day 75th anniversary ceremony in Portsmouth, UK, on Wednesday 5 June 2019 on television. Hundreds of veterans, members of the royal family and world leaders gathered to remember and honour those who fought and lost their lives, and to honour the veterans. What was shown and read from letters and diaries was very moving. One story out of many that stuck out was the allied soldier who once in the water fell backwards because of his heavy backpack; he was helped onto his feet by a brother in arms and as soon as he could, he started to play the bagpipes to encourage them all to carry on.

We, even as viewers, felt included, as if we, all of us alive, were united and one with the men and women of all ages, who died defending our freedom, and with their loved ones left at home, and with those who returned home.

It made us wonder if there was a Blessing from Maitreya, like there was years ago during the public funeral of Diana in 1997.

Names and addresses withheld.

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Signs around the world

Share International July / August 2019 images, NASA’s Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) photographed a huge saucer-shaped object next to the sun

On 22 May 2019, NASA’s Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) photographed a huge saucer-shaped object next to the sun. (YouTube: myunhauzen74)

Share International July / August 2019 images, NASA’s Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) photographed a huge winged object near the sun

On 8 April 2019, NASA’s SOHO photographed a huge winged object near the sun. (YouTube: myunhauzen74)

Christ-like image in the clouds

Share International July / August 2019 images, NASA’s Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) photographed a huge winged object near the sun

A photograph taken in Argentina shows a Christ-like figure hovering in the sky. Monica Aramayo took the picture in the city of San Salvador de Jujuy, and posted the image on social media in May 2019. The photo was widely shared and commented upon. Some said it looked like the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro. Social media user Mariela Romano said: “The Lord will soon come for us all and we should be ready.” Carlos Daniel Nieva commented on social media: “Thanks for the image that allows us to keep on our path and have a better hope for tomorrow.”

(Source: coasttocoastam.com; dailymail.co.uk; misionesonline.net)

Some of our readers might recall that in the Bible the disciples saw Jesus ascending into the sky as “angels” announced that he would return in the same way. Those who saw this image in the clouds in Argentina, a few days before the Christian feast of Ascension, might have related it to the Second Coming, which Share International knows as the Emergence of Maitreya, the World Teacher for all humanity – religious and non-religious alike.

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From disability to superpower: blind women outperform doctors at finding breast cancer

by Elisa Graf – an excerpt

Share International July / August 2019 images, blind women outperform doctors at finding breast cancer

An effective new diagnostic tool has been discovered for the early detection of breast cancer – blind women, expertly trained to perform breast examinations.

While taking a shower one morning, German gynaecologist Dr Frank Hoffmann, had a thought: could blind women actually do his job a lot better? In a 2015 article for BBC News, he noted: “Three minutes is all the time I have to do clinical breast examinations in my practice. That’s not enough time to find small lumps in the breast tissue, which is crucial to catching breast cancer early.”

According to the World Health Organization, breast cancer is the most commonly occurring cancer in women worldwide, with more than 2 million new cases each year. In 2018 it claimed the lives of 627,000 women. Early detection of tumours is considered crucial, as treatment is significantly more effective and survival rates higher when the cancer is diagnosed before it can spread throughout the body.

Hoffmann supposed that because blind people are trained to read Braille, their sense of touch must be highly developed. So, blind and visually-impaired women would be better qualified than just about anyone to perform breast examinations on his patients. Through self-examination, he says that women are generally able to detect tumours 2cm and larger. “Doctors usually find tumours between 1cm and 2cm, whereas blind examiners find lumps between 6mm and 8mm. That makes a real difference. That’s the time it takes a tumour to spread its cells into the body,” he says.

Hoffman founded Discovering Hands in 2006 to train visually impaired and blind women to be ‘Medical Tactile Examiners’ (MTEs). Through a nine-month training program at independent vocational training centers in Germany, the trainees are taught basic science about the biology of cancer, how to interact with patients, and how to conduct examinations. The initiative is funded through grants, contributions from affiliated clinics and revenues generated by training the blind. And it works: an unpublished proof-of-concept study at Germany’s Essen University’s women’s clinic, showed that Hoffman’s trained MTEs detected nearly a third more lumps than regular gynaecologists. Additionally, the MTEs spend on average 30-45 minutes with each patient, unheard of for a doctor, enabling a more individual contact and longer, more personal examinations.

In designing the MTE trainings, Hoffman developed an innovative standardized system of orientation for breast examiners, based on Braille strips. Five adhesive strips are placed around the breast, and through both Braille and color, enable the pinpointing of any abnormality using two-dimensional co-ordinates. This allows the MTE to work autonomously. The mapping system has subsequently been adopted by other gynaecologists for their own practices.

As of 2019, more than 35 gynecological practices and hospitals across Germany employ more than 45 MTEs trained by Discovering Hands, and over 12,000 breast exams have been carried out. The program has expanded to Austria and has pilot projects in India and Colombia and Mexico with 30 more trained MTEs. Additionally, health services in other countries of Europe including Ireland, France, Denmark, and the U.K., have shown interest in launching an equivalent system in their countries.


Science confirms George Adamski’s earliest teaching on consciousness – an excerpt

by Gerard Aartsen

After leaving the US Army in 1919, George Adamski worked as a manual labourer in various occupations in different parts of the USA, before he began travelling about California, New Mexico, and Arizona as a self-styled “wandering teacher” of the Universal Law, which he himself had studied for five years with the Masters of Wisdom in Tibet, from around 1904 until 1909. Around 1928 Adamski settled in the Los Angeles area where he founded The Royal Order of Tibet, teaching seekers of esoteric knowledge through lectures, informal discussions, and self-published tracts and booklets.

In the first of these, titled The Invisible Ocean, Adamski compares the invisible ocean of space to the physical oceans on Earth, using the analogy of atmospheric pressure when he says: “We can now see that between the floor of the ocean and the surface there are many strata of different vibration and that different creatures inhabit each strata”, which implies that “there must be millions of different states of consciousness in which the ocean creatures are living”. The only difference, he says, is in vibrations: “Finer vibrations are brighter and better because the pressure is less heavy. At the bottom, things are coarse and heavy because the pressure is strong.”

Systems science is an interdisciplinary field that studies the nature of systems, from simple to complex, and is closely related to quantum physics. Hungarian philosopher and systems scientist Ervin Laszlo recently presented his insights in very similar terms in his books The Intelligence of the Cosmos (2017) and What is Reality? (2016): “The universe, as we now know, is not a domain of matter moving in passive space and indifferently flowing in time; it is a sea of coherent vibrations.” It is in the context of these cutting edge scientific insights that Adamski’s earliest teaching in The Invisible Ocean – and his later treatises and accounts – reveal their true significance.

Professor Laszlo, who was dubbed a “modern-day genius” in a 2017 Public Broadcasting Service documentary, shows how science itself is now acknowledging that “space-time”, the dense-physical dimension of reality, could not be the entire reality of the universe: “Until recently, physicists considered the complex plane [the dimension beyond space and time] a mere mathematical device, useful for predicting the behaviour of quantum systems over time, but not an element of physical reality. This view is being reassessed. The complex plane appears to be a dimension or domain of the physical world beyond spacetime.”

It is interesting to note here that H.P. Blavatsky, whose seminal work The Secret Doctrine (1888) reintroduced the Wisdom teachings to the modern world, said: “It is on the doctrine of the illusive nature of matter, and the infinite divisibility of the atom, that the whole science of Occultism is built.” (Note that ‘occultism’ – from ‘occult’ = ‘hidden’– is used here to mean the science of the energies that lie behind the process of evolution.)

Out of body experiences

Desmond Leslie addresses the debate about the physical reality of Adamski’s experiences in his commentary on George Adamski for the revised and expanded 1970 edition of Flying Saucers Have Landed, where he comments that some of these experiences had “the marks of a spiritual, out of the body experience”. As a student of the Wisdom teachings he understands that this would make such accounts “no less true because of this. It is the Consciousness, not the body that is the Self”. Scientific research into the nature of consciousness is beginning to catch up, with neuroscientist Stephan Schwartz going so far as to say that “consciousness is causal, and physical reality is its manifestation.” So maybe, Leslie writes, Adamski’s “mandate was to try and establish only the objective reality of the visitors; a difficult enough task in itself, without confusing the layman with anything remotely esoteric”. Nonetheless, Adamski did admit to Leslie “that no one of us could be taken to another planet in our system and see the home world of its inhabitants in his present bodily form or condition.”


USA and UFOs: “Something is happening” – an excerpt

by William Allen

In December 2017, The New York Times and the political news website Politico.com broke the story about the secretive, five-year, multi-million- dollar Pentagon program to analyze UFO incursions into restricted air space, called the Advanced Aviation Threat Identification Program (AATIP). Many in the UFO investigative and enthusiast community wondered: Was this breach in the bulwark of official secrecy the first step toward a bigger revelation?*

The story made clear the US military-intelligence complex had been taking the UFO phenomenon seriously, despite decades of claiming otherwise. Was this finally placing us on the path to official ‘disclosure’ – a public accounting of what the US government knows about the phenomenon? Just as important: Would any of the mainstream media follow the story’s lead and commence a full-blown investigation?

The initial story about AATIP by the The New York Times was picked up and made prominent by countless news outlets in the US and abroad. But by several weeks into 2018 the ‘buzz’ had diminished. The major media, including the Times itself, seemed to have moved on.

Meanwhile, Luis Elizondo, the former career intelligence officer who managed the team of scientists and technicians who worked within AATIP, was in demand for interviews on radio and television, along with UFO-themed podcasts. He was also a featured speaker at various UFO symposiums.

We learned more about the focus of AATIP from these appearances. For example, numerous reports of military personnel encounters with UAPs (Unidentified Aerial Phenomena – the new official acronym for UFOs) going back decades, were collected and analyzed, along with a number of photographs and videos.

In some cases, the personnel involved were interviewed. “I think people will be surprised just how frequent and the volume in which these things are apparently recorded and observed by active duty military people on missions around the world,” Elizondo told an interviewer from a Nevada television station. He further stated that although the funding for AATIP lasted from 2007 through 2012, the Pentagon is still actively investigating UAP incidents via other programs.

When The New York Times and Politico first broke the AATIP story, the reports were accompanied by a US Navy jet cockpit video of a wingless, 40-foot-long, oval-shaped object encountered off the coast of San Diego, California in November 2004. Navy Commander David Fravor, now retired, was piloting one of the jets that engaged the object. He was brave enough to step forward and be interviewed throughout 2018. In one interview with US television’s ABC News, he recounted what he had witnessed, then added: “I can tell you, I think it was not from this world.”**

[* See Share International January/February 2018 for William Allen’s article ‘The USA and UFOs – breach in the bulwark.’

** See Jeremy Corbell and George Knapp’s interview with Commander David Fravor on YouTube, 1 June 2019.]


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