The Big Picture Newsletter

September 2020
Vol 15, #9

The purpose of the Big Picture Newsletter is to celebrate the spiritual nature of human beings. We are dedicated to dissolving the myth of the randomness of life, and the materialistic nature of consciousness. We believe that every human being is an aspect of God, a powerful creator and orchestrator of his or her life experience.

In this Issue:

Nodes of Light & What Are You Worried About? (Bonus Article)
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The Vibrational Universe

The most detailed and casually practical explanation of consciousness, the five universal principles, and how to use them in daily life  




Conversations with My Higher Self

Answers to spiritual questions beyond the body reality


I Love You Dad

Ken's conversation with his father the day after he died  


The Old Soul

An Esoteric History of Earth for the past 200,000 years



Tesla's Lost Notebook

The long lost personal notebook of the great inventor Nikola Tesla is discovered by a scientist who changes the world


The End of the Universe

(Second Edition)

What if the universe is actually a sophisticated holographic illusion?


Beyond The Beginning

(Second Edition)

The story of the unfolding evolution of consciousness on planet earth.


The Manchild

(Second Edition)

An airborne virus is released on an unsuspecting population. Written 10 years ago, this book unknowingly foreshadowed the current pandemic.



The Complete Library

An 11 e-Book collection.
A comprehensive overview of the spirit/ mind/ body framework.



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Miracles Can Happen

Can a child's love save her father's life?


Geometry and Sacred Geometry

Get Inside the Mind of Nature -- Discover the simple but powerful mathematics of the underlying geometric figures that shape our world.

Nodes of Light

Another in a series of blog posts at my website



In this battle between dark and light, places where spirituality is practiced are nodes of light. These places are churches and other venues where the Creator is talked about and where people try to find the God within. They are the most important areas on the planet because they hold the light against a huge effort by scientific materialists/technocrats/BigTech to create a hive-mind state where people aren’t allowed to think for themselves.

If you were able to step back from your body and perceive with the senses of Spirit, you’d see pockets of darkness and light on the planet. The largest pockets of darkness are created by totalitarian dictatorships (state actors) like the CCP and the junta in Iran, our own CIA who have been running drugs into our cities for decades, Marxist-Leninist groups like Antifa, and the child trafficking networks that exist in every city in our country.

Individuals who hold the light of compassion and tolerance every day in the daily lives also create individual little pockets of light.

But the most important actors are groups, for groups of people who think alike create a Group Mind. Those who attend church, for example, are powerful group minds for the light, for the focus is on God. Even if a lot of the focus on God is diluted by religious dogma, the underlying intent is still in the light. You can see how the pandemic has resulted in the banning of churchgoers and other groups focused on spirituality. Without these Group Minds operating in the light, the darkness has an easier time to spread its hatred and intolerance.

Politics is just a sideshow, for most of our political discussion is tainted by hatred and black-white thinking. Fortunately an effective Group Mind can’t be formed when people are yelling and screaming at each other.

A Group Mind is effective because it creates a powerful vibration aligned toward an objective. A group where all think alike is a powerful force in the mental environment. It has the ability to bend, or entrain, individual minds toward it. An examples of a Group Mind is the mainstream media, which have the same talking points and narratives even from network to network. This exerts a very, very powerful entrainment to a chosen narrative.

If you’ve ever been part of a meeting or discussion where several people are all of like mind and who speak forcefully on a subject, you know what I mean. You find yourself agreeing with them, and it’s the most natural thing in the world. Your thoughts are naturally attracted to a powerful vibration emanating from the group mind in the mental environment.

The mental environment is pervasive. Like the air, it’s everywhere and affects everyone.

Unfortunately, until recently, the existence

of the mental environment was unrecognized by the masses. I wrote a book about this called The Vibrational Universe, and a flash movie of the same name on YouTube.
However, in today’s raging political debate, people are beginning to see the power of information, and narratives based around selected information.  People are beginning to see the power of narratives, which are the creations of Group Minds.

The mental environment is like the ether, a hypothetical substance that exists within the fabric of spacetime and which carries information all over the universe. The mental environment is composed of thought. It is invisible, yet has a powerful effect on the human mind.

In the past, people dismissed the power of the mental environment. “Thoughts are nothing; they are ephemeral. You put your thought against my baseball bat and let’s see who wins.” Now, the power of information to persuade is being recognized, which is leading to a recognition of the mental environment and its importance. That’s because the battle between dark and light is essentially an information war based in competing thoughts.

Eighty years after World War 2, the planet is again aligning into an Alliance of Liberty vs what I call the Alliance of Control. But this time the battle is not kinetic; it’s informational. Data, narratives, and discernment are the keys to this war on the mental plane.

The Alliance of Liberty is composed of the US, Canada, Mexico, the European democracies, India, Japan, New Zealand and Australia.  The Alliance of Control is centered within the Communist Party of China and its allies in Iran, Pakistan, and Turkey. Russia, who threw off the yoke of communism in 1991, is a neutral player (as are many other nations who are waiting to see who will win).

In this battle for the hearts, minds, and souls of humanity, the Creator has provided us all with free will. If there is such a thing as a cosmic brotherhood of the light, no physical intervention is permitted. We have to make up our own minds.

When a planetary society is weak and divided, it is easy to manipulate. A company with a weak balance sheet can be taken over by acquisitive predators. The Creator allows this, for if a society cannot gain the intelligence to recognize the power of thought in the mental environment, it is not intelligent or united enough to stand on its own two feet and be successful on the evolutionary path.  

High technology is utterly irrelevant in the success/fail equation. Technology is used by the Alliance of Control to... control people who aren’t bright enough to embrace unity, cooperation, harmony, and integrity. These are all qualities of the light. AI and comprehensive surveillance systems are the tools of the technocrat, who desire a soulless, atheistic society where human beings are apps. This is the vision of scientific materialism.

If a society is smart enough to embrace its divine component – built in to human biology – it will find itself on the Creator’s guided path to beauty, prosperity, and unity with all life in the world. 

We have to be bright enough to use our free will and connect to it.  This is the importance our divinity. Spirituality and religion are vehicles to that divine connection. The connection is built-in to human biology, which is why biological evolution is so important. Scientific materialism tries to pollute this evolution with Transhumanism and other technologies that alter the biology of the human being with electronics, nanotech adapted to human biology, artificial intelligence, etc.

The dark tries to squash the yearning of the human being toward the light. Political parties and their insane hatred toward each other are used as tools by the Alliance of Control to accomplish their goal of dominance through divisiveness. The Alliance of Control is mired in low consciousness. Their methods are effective, but predictable. Their methods are effective because all humans and groups can utilize the power of the mental environment. All that is required to form a powerful thought entrainment vehicle is a group focused on a common objective.

Both light and dark have an equal ability to use the power of thought. The dark uses deception and lies. The light, if it is bright enough, uses the truth of its connection to the divine. If it’s not so bright it engages in fights and arguments with the dark, which is exactly what the dark wants. Using the tactics of the dark to fight the dark leads to what Walt Kelley once said:  “We have met the enemy and he is us.” You become what you fight, which is obvious to everyone now.

Nodes of Light must be nurtured. This means that churches and other places of spirituality are vitally important. I’m not religious myself, but churches and other spiritual congregations are being shut down during the pandemic. People are forbidden to assemble and talk about God. Therefore, these nodes of light, which create powerful Group Minds, are no longer spreading their light.

This is an effective tactic of the dark side.

Erich Fromm, in his seminal book Escape From Freedom, shows us how easy it is for propagandists with narratives to change thinking on a mass scale. Hitler, an effective public speaker, did it in Nazi Germany. Apparently, people are willing to give up their liberty and their freedom if a powerful enough Group Mind is formed. Thought (and thus behavior) is entrained to the new narrative, even if it is to the disadvantage of the people embracing it. This is the power of the Group Mind.

Even if we can’t meet in large groups anymore, it’s important to keep the nodes of light in action. It doesn’t matter if we physically go somewhere to conduct our meetings, for Group Minds can easily be formed online.

Let’s keep the Nodes of Light in operation during this crazy time where our lives are being turned upside down. At the very least doing so will be an outlet, a break, from the stupidity of the present situation.


What Are You Worried About? (Bonus Article)

This is a rather provocative title for what I want to say, which is very simple. Before you arrive on earth you are with the human family in your spiritual Home. You spend some time on earth with the mission to accomplish something in life. Your task in life is to discover that mission and to meet the people you need to meet in order to accomplish it.

When you “die” you return Home and look over what you did, and take a break. Then, if you haven’t completed your spiritual mission, you come back and try again.
A lot of people worry about what’s going to happen to them after they “die.”

This is pointless, for you cannot spend an indefinite amount of time in the world. Your body is only a temporary vehicle to allow you to operate in the physical. It is your destiny to return Home. Really, you don’t have any choice in the matter! You return Home to perfect harmony and love. It’s inevitable. It’s the way the “System” works, if you will.
So, no worries. As I used to say on the Interview With Spirit show, “All endings are happy endings.” Doesn’t matter how much you fucked up. Doesn’t matter if you were a mass murderer or a saint. What happens on earth stays on earth.

“You’re crazy,” you say. “If it doesn’t matter whether you’re a mass murderer or a saint, what’s the point of living?”

Well, it feels a lot better, and you’re a lot happier, if you live a life true to yourself – you don’t have to be a saint – than if you’re a killer. Killers are not happy campers and live miserable lives. It makes you feel good to help people and you feel bad when you hurt people.

What complicates life is the sad, silly, materialist idea that you only go around once. This idea, if you buy into it, causes an enormous amount of tension within you, and most people don’t even know it. Seriously, if you truly believe that you only go around once, then you are living with the idea that your consciousness, your awareness, could be snuffed out at any time. This idea is enough to drive you crazy, if you believe it.

The Test

This world is a test; a test of free will. When you set up a test you limit the activity of the participants; you set up a gameboard with certain rules, and then you see what happens.

The parameters of the test are known and prescribed. What happens to the players in the test stays within the environment of the test. Otherwise there would be a lot of cheating! If one of the players knew what the test was all about while they played the game, they would have a serious advantage, like the time traveler who goes back in time to bet on a stock market he or she already knows what happens to. It would be a rigged game and the players wouldn’t really be operating with free will. So, everything that happens to the players has to stay within the boundaries of the test. This is called karma. From lifetime to lifetime you pick up the karma from what you did before, and try to carry on. If you were a mass murderer, you’re probably going to have a much harder time in life than if you were a saint. Karma insures that the players are responsible, lifetime to lifetime, for what they did in the game. But during the break, everybody gets to go back Home and get refreshed. It’s like going to the fridge during a football game to get some food and a beer. Sometimes you just have to relieve the tension. That’s what dying is all about. A break from the tension of the world. 

The test of the incarnated soul is that way, but with a very subtle twist.

Inside human biology is a spiritual portal, or gateway, to our spiritual Home. If you’re bright enough, you can discover this while you’re still in the physical.

The test allows you to void your karma by contacting your spiritual Home. In other words, it allows you to “cheat.” But in order to cheat you have to increase your self awareness. The mass murderer isn’t going to find this connection, obviously, for the vibration of the killer is too far removed from the love of God, and the vibration of our ancestral spiritual Home.

But the ordinary person can do this. It’s got nothing to do with how much money you make, or how many certificates you have on your wall. You can “cheat” and get some of the confidence, and information, that comes to you when you are fully returned to your spiritual Home.

So relax. There’s nothing to worry about.

No matter how bad you mess up, you return to a really, really good place where you find out what the Game, and the world, is all about, and your place in it. It’s like recalling something forgotten, but vital. “Oh yeah, I remember now” is what happens after the body dies. When you are back Home, the world looks like a very exciting, and very easy, place to test your skills. You have all the confidence in the world, and come back eagerly to play the Game again. 

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Ken is a freelance writer and editor who lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. Since childhood, Ken has been thinking about the Big Picture and how to increase spiritual understanding in the world. (Ken's Personal Website) (Professional Editing Services)

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