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The Good Old Days

A View from the Bleachers

Not that it really matters, but I’ve been watching the field of Ufology develop since my introduction as Bruce to Jim Delittoso in the late 80s. Zen hadn’t happened yet; still a few years away. Until then, I’d been relatively free of public engagement, let alone discussion of my experiences. I felt a bit pensive and yet willing to take some chances.

I was pulled in to the ‘scene’ as my curiosity in Jim’s work and all the folks that showed up at Village Labs we piqued, to say the least. Until then, I was a rather naive and trusting sort from rural Indiana. Granted I had started early with regular visits to the orange cigar-shaped cloud, so the scene was not unfamiliar with it’s stories and tales. Michael Tanner and Jim became regular visits and delivering a beautiful and brilliant package to Jim sure helped. When I introduced Susan to Jim, Ufaux was soon launched with Jerry Wills on bass, Susan on drums and Jim on keyboards.

Somewhat surreptitiously and yet willingly I dove into the field, attended Tim Beckley’s Aliencoming-together and New Age Agenda expos in Phoenix while working with the New Age Alliance to put on one of the first large New Age events at the Biltmore Resort. Jerry Wills introduced us as well. I traveled to Sedona a few times, too, where I met Dr. Frank Stranges and Wes Bateman at a gathering and spent many hours in conversations with each.

At the time I was alone and fresh out of a divorce, heart-broken and searching for self. Al Bielek, unknown to me at the time, called and invited me out to lunch one day. It made for a skeptical optimist, determined to compare experiences with lofty tales of extraterrestrial encounters. Having some good ears to listen and reflect made a big difference to this seeker of the unusual and weird running alongside a very normal if not practical life of recovery from the loss of my family.

Those events and a television show gave me an opportunity afforded few, and the cursory wounds healed quickly. I was aware of the invisible hand and a few handlers, too. A few years later I road in one of Roy Haddix’s limos with Alicia Greig to Tucson and the first International UFO Congress, arranged by Jim.  I’d met Wendelle Stephens at the Lab and Bob Dean for the first time at the event with Ted Loman, Dave Thompson and Ken Lilgegren as part of the production crew. Miriam Delicado and Travis Walton were there as well.

Dave, Jim, Miriam, Travis and I had a short and sweet reunion at the last IUFOC on the patio just before the awards dinner. Relationships forged early in the coming of age of Ufology weather many storms; trials and tribulations that seem to be the norm among the cohorts and converts. The sad thing is that competition has replaced cooperation and collaboration as folks turned the environment into profit centers that bring out undesirable influencers, imho.

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Ann Fogg, Nester Night Owl

Since those early times I’ve had the honor of meeting some very respectable people in the field. I was even fortunate enough to be the logistical producer for the Prophets Conference in 1997. The Phoenix Lights had happened earlier, and the Labs were interview central. Background conversations were plentiful as I had a great crew and could easily move about the cabin once the event began. Ann Fogg and Pieter Oosthuizen were great problems solvers and problems were few.

The only challenge was when we weren’t fast enough bicycling the A/V equipment and David Icke had to wait. I got an earful for that I didn’t expect, left a bad taste. Dr. Edgar Mitchell and I had several intimate conversations that few have I’m sure. Jose and Lloydine Arguelles were delightful, having some quality time with them while officing out of Village Labs was amazing for sure. I’d been able to ask direct questions, share experiences and corroborate understanding I sorely needed. That year was phenomena-ful for me.

Things got more intense as the years went on yet I always seemed to be able to manage bridging personal and professional worlds, with a little flair at times. I had a lot of fun playing in the background and spent a considerable amount of time behind the curtain, so to speak. I watched as people changed and morphed, not physically per se, but ethically and morally and some things just didn’t make sense.

As it got more in vogue to share stories, I’ve seen more posers come out of the woodwork than I care to admit. I’ve always questioned my own experience. Heck, I’m even okay with others questioning it, too. Over the last decade I’ve observed some good people with similar experience get set aside while more conspiracy theories crop up to keep the cauldron of fear nice and warm. It seems the effort to evolve is rife with dissenters and doom spreaders.

I’m reminded of the crop circle from August of 2002 that delivered a very interesting message, et-disc-binarywarning of the deceit and deception to come. As some valiant humans seek to evolve toward a greater consciousness, assisted by some very interested off-planet parties, the squeaking wheels still get the grease. It seems the scene has turned a profit lately and we certainly wouldn’t want to screw that up.

There are some voices of reason that appear here and there, looking for deeper truths and making sense common. Their words resound in the hearts and minds of those who have similar designs with their inquiry – to understand the nature and truth of the interaction of non-human intelligence across the apparent dimensional doorways accessible only to those who remain faithful and fearless. That place within is available for anyone to choose. We’re still invited to go there.

Thanks for reading. Perhaps the longer version may interest you… Zendor the Contrarian – A Seminal View of Consciousness, Cosmology and the Congruence of Science and Spirituality.

UFOlidays… Greetings and Good Will

Happy Winter Solstice 2015

The year is winding down and we’ve had some major events that have rocked the world. In the US, we’re in the throes of campaignitis, where everyone gets a little crazy for a short time. I’m reminded of an old Latin saying, “Vocatus Atque Non-Vocatus, Deus Aderit.” What that means is, “Invoked or not invoked, the gods are watching.”

Since we have often confused our space brothers and sisters for gods and goddesses, perhaps it is time we took another look at why and proceed with an altered state of consciousness, one that engages a larger thoughtmosphere. We’ve been told ‘the conduit is closing’ over a decade ago, by the ‘watchers’ from afar who are able to manipulate live material without harm. Actions far outweigh words… true?

If we were a race, or a combination of races, that have evolved to understand universal laws which eventually enabled us to travel outside our solar system with ease, how would we treat others that hadn’t reached our understanding yet? Knowing the process can only be ‘nudged’ and not manipulated, we might choose to engage at more subtle levels of consciousness and in the places where only those who were looking would find us.

Some interesting history about the Archons that may be helpful to understand yet another aspect of engagement comes from ancient texts followed by the Gnostics and was featured recently onUfologyPress.com. It certain will open your eyes to a contrary, perhaps, notion of who and what they are. Suffice it to say we have potentially grossly misunderstood their mission and purpose with humanity.

Much of what has been shared with seekers of synaptic solace from our star families appears to focus on simple observation of the things that are going on around us. Star family representatives, whether we call them the Galactic Federation or Celestial Siblings, share these mathematically precise patterns with us on the internal view screen from time to time. Maybe you’ve notice the hexagonal patterns and more.

Cycles, Patterns and Rhythms in a cosmic sense are extremely slow compared to our human perception that tends to expect a speedy delivery of information today. A different kind of CPR relies on the shift of ages and our conscious alignment with the process at a heart level. The awareness of the congruence of science and spirituality, for instance, is filtered back through our personal and professional lives as we find greater balance and harmony in sharing the details.

Amidst the cohorts of chaos are soul soothers, aware that our planet and people are the most important assets to our future. Our star families have made it clear we have to create the urge to merge in efforts to honor each other, care for one another and develop sustainable living habits. The subtle impressions we get and the soft-spoken soothsayers need our attention and sensibility. We’ve got plenty of time to change the tide, lunar effects and the divine feminine are child-centered and nurture the universal child within all of us.

Happy Holidays and blessings for a gracious new year, 2016, a 9 year… completion of our old patterns so the new living awareness may prevail…. Peace on Earth and Good Will toward Humanity from each of us now.

Namaste,
Zen

After It’s News, Then What?

The Sky is Falling!

Hundreds of sightings, abductions and first-hand accounts have made it possible to distinguish several distinct alien species that have been in cahoots with military forces, deciding our future without ever consulting us.

Contactee Alex Collier says he was allowed to share some details about these extraterrestrials: “The Draconians are the force behind the repression of human populations everywhere in this galaxy, instilling fear-based belief systems and restrictive hierarchies. […]they’re extremely clairvoyant and extremely clever, and they can also be extremely sinister.” …from Before It’s News

Back on the Planet

Greetings Gaians! After It's News, Then What?

Greetings Gaians!
After It’s News, Then What?

I just love how the continued rhetoric pits man against alien, as if man vs. man isn’t enough. I find it to be completely unfounded and more of a ruse than actual truth. Folks love to create drama-driven mythical tales to tantalize the attraction humans have to fear-driven events, like moths to a flame. Just look at the wealth of movies, video games and television created for just such purposes. Even the ‘major media’ outlets are driven to report the news in ways that continue the fascination with fear.

The tall tale tellers generally have something to gain from continuing the ruse. Profit? Prestige?

Scientists haven’t said anything about Niburu… that’s all from Sitchin’s work. Like Nidle, he was very reluctant to have direct eye contact when I met him in person. Something wasn’t right and I certainly wasn’t being intrusive. I listen and I watch, observing details most refuse to see and I report as best I can. It doesn’t make ‘the news.’ It would mean many would have to walk away disappointed that there was no aggressor to fight.

Honestly, by most accounts, any race with the technology as advanced as these are purported to have could ‘take over’ the planet at will… but they don’t and haven’t. The thing is we, as humans, are caught up in the nasty ne’er-do-wells from the beginning of when ruling parties took over the population management schemes for their often selfishly-driven motives. What if there were no antagonist or protagonist in this movie? What if the intent of these races is to get us beyond that?

Belief factors aside, my direct experience from a lifetime of varied engagement and involvement with off-planet and on-planet intelligence beyond human indicates a concerted and willful participation in helping humans to rise above such destructive notions. It is a matter of consciousness, evolving beyond the material world to understand the nature of energy, thought and universal laws. The latter are such that manipulation of space and time are impossible without adherence to a universal prime directive.

The simple truth is we are cosmic consciousness condensed into form, becoming aware of the fact… slowly.

And What of Consciousness?

Fear not… Pure consciousness appears as sunlight because of it’s nature, light, which we have multiple witness accounts over humanity’s existence but few explanations of ‘how’ it actually happens. All references are such that the ‘intelligence’ imbues the moment with blissful or even effervescent sensations beyond human comprehension. This is on the other side of the fear that precedes the moment of release to the experience fully. The same is true of countless ‘contact’ experiences reported by those who have no vested interest in commercial viability of their accounts.

Hanging on comments from folks that show up in public arenas under the influence, staggering beyond any possible denial of their condition, just seems completely bereft of making sense in any fashion. Most are unwilling to admit their accounts and reflections are derived from angry and hostile attitudes driven by those substances and their personal problems as a result. We are a denial-driven social machine at best until now.

After It’s News, Then What?

Like the notion of a ‘New World Order’ is actually the Old World Order trying to appear hip, Before It’s News seems more like an after effect of mind altering (often numbing) propaganda-driven infomercials that try to sell you sick before selling you well. There is a sale in there somewhere. None of it makes sense from deep inner truth looking places, but it sure makes sense for keeping attention on the propaganda machine.

Consider the nature of data being driven through the world wide web. It’s all light pulses, neither good or bad, just data. It is reflective of our thoughts in how we interpret that data. Nothing is good or bad, only our thinking makes it so. When we are in charge, truly in charge, of how we choose to think and remain free of outside influences, ‘what is’ emerges from within.

In the end, don’t believe a thing I’ve said. Take some time to investigate your own inner truth looking place and make your own choices. I’ve made mine. A true ‘new world order’ is one of harmony among people and planet in my humble opinion. What if that were true? How might it appear in the world currently?

Check out the last article on the Archons for more.

The Hypostasis of the Archons

The Hypostasis of the Archons

An Introduction By Bernadette Rezak

(with comments by Zen Benefiel)

In this day there is much “talk” about The Archons mostly in the Experiencer circles and more widely in the UFO lingo when speaking about certain Aliens.

Being an Ordained Gnostic Priest and serving as a High priestess since 1990, it seems to me that the subject of the Archons has not had much consideration. The Hypostasis of The Archons is otherwise known as “The Reality of the Rulers” and these Rulers come into play form the very Formation of US.

So I begin this talk with a definition of an Archon in the gnostic terminology.

An Archon, in the Gnosticism of late antiquity, referred to several servants of the demiurge, the “Creator God” that stood between the human race and a transcendent God that could only be reached through gnosis. In this context they have the role of the angels and the daemons of the Old Testament.

Further the Gnostic concept of the Universe is the role played by the seven world-creating archons known as the Hebdomad.

These seven are semi-hostile powers. They are the last and lowest emanations of the Godhead: below them-and frequently considered as derived from them –comes the world of the actually devilish powers.

There are certain exceptions: Basilides taught the existence of a “great archon” called Abraxas who presided over the 365 archons.

The ancient astronomy taught that above the seven planetary spheres was an eighth, the sphere of the fixed stars. In Gnostic teachings, it was in this eighth sphere that the mother to whom these archons owed their origin dwelt, Sophia (Wisdom) or Barbelo.

Hebdomad denotes the seven archons and also the name of the place denoting the heavenly regions over which the seven archons presided. (perhaps the number of perfection is derived from this understanding?)

What is an Archon?

Taken from the Greek word archai it means, “origins, beginning, prior to time.’

In the classical Mediterranean world, archon was commonly used for the governor of a province or any religious or governmental authority. So the plural term of Archons in gnostic texts were “the Authorities”.

Archons, then, are a species of inorganic beings that emerged in the solar system prior to the formation of the earth. A genuine species with their own proper habitat and may even be considered god-like but they lack intentionality and occasionally stray away from their boundaries to intrude on the human realm.  They are said to intensely envy humanity because we possess the intentionality that they lack. (this does not mean they intrude with malevolent intent.)

The Mystery Schools teach that the Archons are an alien force that intrudes subliminally upon the human mind and distracts us from sanity and higher elevation. It is not them to blame for our own actions of inhumanity for we have the potential to follow the truth in our hearts. Deviant and abnormal tendencies of violence and inhumane behavior therefore are a result of weakness on our part to follow our worst human failings, due to intrusion of the Archons on our space. (a lack of understanding promotes fear first; fearlessness comes from seeking understanding of the truth.)

The Archons are also –OUR COSMIC KIN

Psycho-Spiritual –offspring of Aeon Sophia. (An Aeon is a God understood in terms of physics of consciousness)

Inorganic entities are two types: embryonic and reptilian.

They exist independent of humankind. They exist as a presence in our minds.

Risk of invading our minds is far greater than any physical risk they make by breaching the biosphere.

Working through telepathy and suggestion the Archons attempt to deviate us from our course of evolution.

(The notion of the 72 names of God, from the esoteric Hebrew teachings (Kaballistic); 36 greater  and 36 lesser denote those who impart wisdom and those who test it, the ‘invasion’ of temptation.)

The Gnosis Theory of Alien Intrusion

Roswell 1947, the UFO phenomenon, present day encounters, alien intrusion are rampant everywhere. In 1947 an alien ship crashes in Roswell. In 1945 The Nag Hammadi scrolls are found in Egypt, although they were not realized until 1947 where they were brought to the Light, announced to the world.

Gnosis means “inner knowing.” The Nag Hammadi Scrolls were lost teachings of the Mystery Schools and these two major events were happening at the same time on Earth.

Gnostics were Pre-Christian ancient seers that explored the cosmos at large. In heightened perception, Gnostics developed a vast cosmological vision centered in a female deity, the Divine Sophia. The Gnostic creation myth explains, in detail, how inorganic alien beings came to be present in our solar system.

friendly neighborsFirst hand encounters with inorganic beings called Archons, ET’s or Aliens abounded in the Gnostic teachings. They are benevolent or neutral toward humanity.

Physical descriptions of Archons, two types are clearly identified:

A neonate or embryonic type

A Draconic or reptilian type

Descriptions fit the Greys and Reptilians of contemporary reports to a TEE as in Extra Terrestrial!

Gnostic texts use mythological language to describe actual events in prehistory as well as long term developments in the human psyche.

(This information as a clarification from the ancient mystery schools is imperative to understand as we move forward toward Harmony Among People and Planet. We are part of a vast inter-connected network of universal construct, designed to reveal itself to those who seek to understand and unite as ONE.  The continued creation of separative notions is an act of choice, even perhaps unintentional ignorance. The conduit is closing, as we were told in the August, 2002 message.)

Aliens Among Us – Human Hybrids

Aliens Among Us – Human Hybrids

This so reminds me of Ruth Montgomery’s book, and I hope if you haven’t read it that you do so. Alrightythen, the information this video presents I find to be personally conflicting with a vast experiential reality I know to be true for me. It includes several near-death experiences, one of which I encountered hundreds of points of lights that I was informed I was to work with in order to facilitate a new world order (harmony among people and planet) and that it would happen in my lifetime. Incredulous as that may sound, I’ve lived my life accordingly and have developed an understanding and trust with every race I’ve encountered – NONE of them have any intention of invading or taking over Earth… PERIOD. It just doesn’t work that way.

My life experiences also include life-long contact and interaction beyond most of the things you read about and/or hear about all over the Net. I’m okay with being an outcast and social misfit. As a matter of fact, that was  the name of the band I played in for years – Outcasts and Social Misfits. I began contact on board an orange cigar-shaped ship, noted in Ruth’s book as the most common contact experience in the Midwest in the late 50s and early 60s. They’ve progressed to the point where I get pulled in to conferences on board or even ‘somewhere in consciousness,’ occasionally while I’m functioning in an organizer and/or presenter role here on Earth simultaneously. It usually happens during times of respite, though.

The process we are engaging now and what I feel ‘The Conduit is Closing’ referred to is one of the notion of any fear-based living, wherever the notion may find a hook in human consciousness. The natural order of the universe is one of harmony, chaordic (chaos to order) in nature yet, like the tesseract, is constantly moving forward. I’ve witnessed this as a sense of connectedness and ‘oneness’ within humanity at present. There are certainly many who exhibit an advanced sense of knowing, understanding and even living this truth.

Innumerable planetary civilizations have evolved throughout the universe, each experiencing the movement toward a multidimensional experience. There have even been psycho-spiritual technologies presented here for exploration of this potential, and often experiencable,  reality. One such is called the Multi-plane Awareness Technique and I experienced it in 1989. I’ve also made it available online for others and incorporated the 9 Solfeggio frequencies, too. Perhaps it may help you in your own exploration. There is a certain faith and trust involved in the evolution of self toward Self, from ego to Wego. This can be a key component of exploring the realms of cosmic consciousness we have, condensed into these forms as Natural Order.

Now on the subject of human hybrids. I find this notion a bit shallow and certainly separative in nature, but completely understandable as a label put on those who are advanced souls (or whatever you might call them) that exhibit certain behaviors and capabilities of demonstrating, through articulation and actual living, appearing anomalous to most human perceptions.  These sorts, not being out of sort, have often remained hidden and yet influential in seeding the thoughtmosphere, able to use telepathic skills to create multiple levels of communication – human to human and ‘transceivers’ for celestial/cosmic/federation (yes, the Ashtar Command/Galactic Federation is made up of all races, united as ONE to help humanity evolve toward its rightful place in universe affairs) communication.

What humans listening to such things as the video above fail to recognize is that it is shared through human lenses, steeped in duality and inconsistent with cosmic consciousness. Humans, having the choice to stay separate or join as one, often remain separate because of the fear-based notions that have been so insidiously and surreptitiously promoted by a select few humans (read The Lucifer Principle). Humans, because of this, often fear the unknown as something threatening instead of being open to exploring new frontiers in love, the ‘free’ energy that permeates the space between each proton, electron and neutron in the atoms and molecules that make up our physical world.

According to many, I am a hybrid and am known as the son of Ashtar and Athena as well.  Yes, that has to do with the Ashtar Command. It is not by any of my doing personally. As a matter of fact, I’ve been reluctant to accept it and resistant to the notion for decades. Still, it persists and after putting it on the chopping block and whacking away at it for nearly 30 years, I’m beginning to consider it deeper. It certainly would explain why I’ve had so much contact and even found myself facilitating a meeting of hundreds of lifeforms in February of 2001 on board the New Jerusalem, themed with ‘First Contact.’ I cannot deny the experience, nor was it any kind of confabulation no matter how incredulous it sounds.

Regardless of experience or perception of others I’ve lived my life in a way that I am able to garner understanding of how people, places and things work together better (a possibilities coagulator) as well as develop a professional background of demonstrating it. I’ve been in a number of industries, facilitating projects with various missions and visions. One of the latest was as a facilitator for the F-35 Operations and Training Facility at Luke AFB, bringing the stakeholders of the project together in a ‘partnering’ workshop at the Naval Training Center at Luke AFB.

Ron James has some real momentum and poignant points to consider. I Am so thankful for the opportunity to be interviewed on his show, Bigger Questions, that has such great interviews of world-servers and contemporary change-agents…. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLzZRLz5z92lMM8GLDf8RHi0GfcL8f1uqq

I don’t know when the post-production of my interview will be done. I can only hope I measure up even slightly to the previous guests. Previous guests include iRobot Founder Colin Angle, Author/Futurist Elliot Maynard, Millennium Project’s Jerome Glen, Dr. Masaru Emoto and Gregg Braden. Apparently I’ve done my homework well. 🙂 I’m continuing, too, with an MIT course through U.Lab: Transforming Business, Society and Self and I’d encourage anyone to take it. They are taking this basic understanding of collaborative conversation to a new level.

So, perhaps what I’ve shared has given you a different perspective to ponder for a bit. I don’t expect you to believe a thing. What I hope is that you begin to test these possibilities, ask better or different questions than previously and observe what unfolds in front of you. If you are reading this, you already have a sense beyond most human understanding, so why not let that sense (or senses) continue to evolve and discover what is about to unfold with a little deeper level of faith, love and trust. It is okay to be skeptical, even to rip it up through all kinds of tests you may know or discover along the way. Eventually, you’ll be presented with the question of whether to accept what you’ve found and enjoy a new living awareness.. or not.

Is Contact Imminent?

As one author, perhaps better known as Zendor the Contrarian, I’ve been keeping up with the rest of the Ufology crowd for decades, observing the many splendor-ed things reported across the gamut of the topic. I’m most interested in the engagement of what Dr. Joseph Burkes calls TOTENCET, the communication of ‘them’ with ‘us’ in oh, so many ways. I posit that the direct experiences, the physical contact, is anomalous because the vibratory rates of the TOTENCET are so far beyond ours that it produces a fight or flight syndrome within the experiencer, not necessarily intended but nevertheless present. It is much more effective to conduct remote access (conscious, dream state, etc) because our minds are at least a little more receptive.

To be present and fully conscious, without mental perturbations, is nearly impossible for most human beings unless they’ve had continual contact for some time, imho, effectively desensitizing or at least getting used to the contrast in vibratory experience… the place of LOVE within us beyond any fear. There is a certain sense, almost one of ‘dropping in’ to a state of consciousness that has been referred to as ‘the silence within’ for millennia. Few attain access to this place because of the tendency for the mind to engage thoughts in rapid-fire and nearly uncontrollable fashion. Still, for those experiencers who’ve reached this place, my words only edify their understanding and, perhaps, their knowing of the beneficent beings who reside there. They are no threat to us… none. Most often they invite us to share in that space of ‘love’ (for lack of a better term) that is almost effervescent or iridescent in our sensory capacity.

In time I believe this will become common; making sense common is a goal we share. I’ve found that there are some rough psycho-spiritual technologies available to explore and, although I don’t have a production studio, I’ve managed to put a couple of them together as they just seem to mirror each other and would work well together…

Trusting relationships are absolutely important, but we often hold back in some way and diminish the capacity of full engagement. It’s like the whole eye of the needle thing in what Marcus is talking about, we have to release everything – especially our attachment to being alive. Sacred journeys and near-death experiences also present these opportunities.

The release of the physical presents new living awareness in the realization that there truly is no death. It is a new level of trust we attain. Consciousness, TOTENCET and formless intelligence all have an open door for us to enter – contact is imminent in that place. Our physical reality, according to science now, has more space than matter. The consciousness that permeates space/time advances our capacity to condense into form, but when we do we have to relearn that we are formless in essence.

That is what the various types of progressive spiritual experiences provide. I take it back to the notion of faith, love and trust. When we have it fully engaged within us, a decided choice indeed, then we automatically open our consciousness to those moments of serendipitous synchronicity; non-linear and non-local events we experience in the physical world simultaneously. Our consciousness flows effortlessly. Our mind has a hard time keeping up because of our belief systems or lack of experience to date. To this end we seek assurance, corroboration and validation of the high strangeness in our lives.

Contact in the Desert 2015

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Contact in the Desert is growing into a premier Ufology event drawing thousands from around the world. When I first arrived on site in 2013 and ran ​into Paul Andrews, I was surprised. Then I decided to rekindle an association that started back in 1998. Paul had invited me to come work for him in LA, just off Venice Beach.

I had spectacular results in running The Prophets Conference in Phoenix the previous October. Jim-ZencompThe only bummer was Cody and Robyn Johnson split town without paying me or Jim Dilettoso (right), who had recommended me to them. We did get something later, but then I had to pay the local waste management and generator folks. It was a sad situation and no one suspected the Axiom Group of such behaviors.

Paul and I didn’t work out at the time back then, but it was good to see he had teamed up with Victoria to produce Contact in the Desert. It was a spectacular showing although at the worst time of year for most folks, especially the elderly. It took two years to move it to May and even this last weekend was a bit too much for many. I ran into a elderly woman using a walker who was obviously determined to be there, but had a heck of time in the heat. Perhaps moving it to a different meteor shower period – Lyrids Meteor Shower – might do, April 22-23 with a full moon on April 22.

Speaking of Victoria, Paul’s event partner, she even got into the act of sharing her experiences and understanding on one of the panels in the amphitheater. It was really great to see one of the event coordinators reveal their story. I’m sure the DVD is available through the Contact in the Desert website. All the presentations will be available soon. Ask around and get your favorites. I think you can get the whole package for around $100.

Zen&JohnAnthonyWest-compI love getting into the thick of things, consistent with my given name, Bruce (means ‘dweller of the thicket), and volunteered as an A/V runner delivering the master copies of DVDs to the duplication station just outside the Sanctuary, the main speaker location. I ran into many folks I’ve known for years and met some new folks as well, like John Anthony West.

Of course there were some challenges with the event. When you have a first-some, first-served entrance into the main events it can be a challenge to get in and/or have a decent seat. There were viewing areas outdoors as well that were packed, too. With folks like Erich Von Daniken, Giorgio Tsoukalos, Jimmy Church and George Noory present there is always a crowd around them. Even at 80 (Erich had a birthday over the weekend) he still stands and delivers with a rapid-fire onset of details and facts from years of experience.

Speaking of experience, Grant Cameron and I had a wonderful, albeit short, chat on Sunday andZen&Grant-comp he requested a copy of Zendor the Contrarian, so I’m waiting with baited breath for the review.  Grant is one of the most observant and reflective of the cadre of Ufologists. He’s a bit like Richard Dolan, who thought I must be tagged upon our initial meeting in Phoenix some years ago. The difference is Grant spends much less time on conspiracy as he looks for the threads of commonality in experiencers and evidence of a larger perspective of Communion amongst humanity and our visitors, entering a new state of consciousness.

The Experiencer Gatherings, hosted by Alan Steinfeld and Barbara Jean Lindsey on Friday and Barbara on Sunday were especially dear to my heart. Many folks come to find corroboration and validation in their experiences, even solace in the fact that they are not alone and their concerns are heard. Each has their own interpretation and understanding depending on their level of consciousness and observation capacity. What seemed to be stressed the most through the sharings was to not be afraid and embrace the energy instead of trying to fight it.

Danny&Zen-compNow that doesn’t mean complete surrender to that which you might feel dangerous. It was mentioned that although one may not be prepared, the process of evolution – coming to terms with the cosmic consciousness condensed into form – is tantamount to rising above the fear, guilt and shame game that inhibits the sense of Oneness that more advanced experiencers acknowledge. The sense of open-heartedness in the meetings was obvious in how folks treated one another, too.

The attendance for the event has grown by leaps and bounds, with parking strewn across the 17-acre grounds. I’m not sure of the exact attendance, but it seemed around a couple thousand. We had around five thousand come through at the Prophets Conference in 1997. Event attendance in general is down from years past, but it’s beginning to climb again. The contrast of being in the open-air instead of hotel or resort environments is refreshing, kinda of a Burning Man rendition of Ufology.

Walking around the grounds at night revealed many small groupings of folks enjoy each others DannySheehan-FREE-compcompany, perhaps for the first time. An observer could easily recognize the exuberance and childlike spontaneity of experiencers all across the event grounds. There were some real serious types that often find it difficult to be happy, but the majority of folks by far enjoyed the weekend of Contact in the Desert.

In view but not a big topic of discussion was the presence of FREE via posters Rey Hernandez left with me from the International UFO Congress in February. I’m already looking forward to next year. Thanks to Paul and Victoria and all the staff and volunteers who made this event a memorable one for thousands. In only its third year it is promising to be one of the largest gatherings in the world now. If you considered going this year, but didn’t, I’d make sure to get your ticket early next year.

Volunteers-FREEWe also invite you to find and visit the Rose Cottage in the evenings for some conversation and comaraderie. You’ll meet some of the most interesting folks in a much more intimate environment. Our small group of diverse and unique travelers will welcome you with style and grace. Look forward to seeing you there!

This year’s gathering included Ron James and Steven Bassett. Ron and I had met several years ago when he owned Dream Theater in the Village of Oak Creek, just outside Sedona. An old friend, Swami Beyondananda, was doing a show there. Ron runs a magnificent network called iVolveTV that features material you just have to explore. He also produced the Citizens Hearing DVDs.

Btw, we’re looking for more authors for UfologyPRSS. If you’d like to contribute, please sent us an email with your contact information and reason for wanting to be a contributor, plus a writing sample or link to something of yours online.

A Fresh Edition 

advice - thoughtSupporting the quest for the truth in Ufology

Fifteen years into the new millennium and, objectively, we’re still no closer to getting along with each other. It is still hard to tell the truth about human-centric agendas and relationships, let  alone extraterrestrial encounters. What would possibly cause us to think we’d be able to embrace, let alone accept, open contact with races from places beyond our solar system?

Conspiratorialists would have you believe there are government cover-ups and military coups just waiting to pounce on the unsuspecting public. Others would have you believe that there are no threats from space, only our fellow humans are suspect. Information toward both perspectives is available and even prolific on the Net, but who’s vetting it?

Claims, confabulations and critical thinking are caught in a swirl of slippery slopes. How are we to know the truth? Is there something, some trick of the trade of discerning truth, that allows us to filter the information with some sense made common? Some say sensitivity to frequencies or vibrations may do just that, but we’re bombarded with stimuli that often produces a sensory overload.

If we just step back and look at all the social media postings about this, that or the other… can we determine the agenda of the poster? Is it just some arbitrary information that someone has come across and needs to feel like they are contributing, so they post it without comment or concern? What kinds of posts seem to draw out comments? Are the comments thoughtful responses or just truncated tidbits?

Communication is key in building any kind of community. It is even more important in ufology and tangential topic areas. Common understanding and common knowledge are often two vastly different perspectives. Even more critical and necessary a question: What are the real agendas of those who’ve become the ‘authorities’ or ‘personalities’ within the overall community?

Are we still facing the masks of the ego, or is there emerging hope for wego? After all, doesn’t the community build the future and evolve based on how well we all get along? That seems to be the message that filters down through the various sources who claim contact and are confident their experiences are not warped by belief systems or other psychological manipulations.

Have you noticed an emerging understanding that Ufology is less about phenomena and more about awareness or even consciousness? What are your considerations regarding the need for further research and study of the ‘phenomena’ as an external event-driven experience? What are your considerations regarding the need for further research and study of personal or internally-driven experience as part of the ‘phenomena’ today?

There seems to be plenty of stories about malevolent activity, but no proof to back them up. There are also many other stories of just the opposite and often no proof to back them up either. The reality is we’ve got plenty of video of various types of encounters and none of them show any malevolent activity. We know that throughout human history, populations have been manipulated through fear and mistrust.

Perhaps is we looked at the ‘phenomena’ with new eyes, free of presumption or postulation, and asked some basic questions there might be some sense made common that emerges. There have been a number of researchers over the decades since Roswell who’ve attempted to ask better questions. The stories of encounters or experiencers are tainted with deep-seated belief systems and perspectives skewed by varying degrees of intelligence and/or understanding.

Are we indeed planetary or galactic citizens? Are we human-centric or inclined to engage universal understanding through means beyond human? What does it really mean to be human? Is there a consciousness beyond the mind/body/spirit/soul complex? What might our evolutionary path look like as a human-centric civilization?

What might it look like from an expanded view, considering other worlds of form and/or consciousness? What might form, fit and function have to do with our reality? We have far more questions than answers currently. We have the ability to have conversations, too. Perhaps that is the next step – minimize the talking heads and incorporate or initiate facilitated discussions.

The latter is an enigma, often riddled with folks just wanting to tell their stories. Experiencer groups often challenge the facilitator to manage the conversations and minimize the pontification of those with self-serving agendas. They also need to be able to recognize when others have valuable understanding and wisdom to share. Groups of any size are always a challenge, no matter the topic. Communication protocols and procedures need to be in place for a community to develop effectively and have lasting results.

Frequency and Fallibility

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Humans are such strange creatures. We dance about, scream and shout and expect our inexperienced and traumatized rantings to overshadow everything. Whether it be a contact experience of non-linear and non-local nature, an NDE (near-death experience) or STE (spiritually transformative experience); they all have unique and similar responses in the consciousness of the individual.

Let’s look at the psychology within the science of harmonics, frequencies that produce resonant fields of varying strengths that apparently are an inextricable part of the ongoing contact experience. We carry our demons, those things that keep us from center and a harmonic experience of life.  They manifest in a variety of forms in our internal experience across the gamut of entheogenic to sacred ritual to even so-called ‘abduction’ experiences.

The experiences are very real for the one engaged and there’s no convincing otherwise at the time. Over time and with considerable reflection, study and personal transformation the conditions and interpretations change. It’s all do to frequencies and the ebb and flow, the rise and fall of their resonance within the linear human experience. We attract what we believe strongly, until we don’t. We see within what we fear without, until we ascend to the next frequency or level of consciousness.

Each level of consciousness has its own particular angels and demons, if you will, the way-showers and the testers to see if you learned. This is consistent with mystical practices from ancient texts. All things ascend from chaos toward the order of the universe, the advanced consciousness the permeates All That Is. And now for a message from our sponsor:

Perhaps as we grow in the knowledge of the order of the universe, we’ll also understand the predicament we put ourselves in by the clenching of our hold on particular belief systems. We are usually unaware of them until we have to face our creation. Then there is a choice as to the ability and capacity to let go and rise above or continue clenching. The latter usually produces undesirable experiences that are full of doubt and fear in all our imaginings, including the perception of interdimensional contact.

There are reports of malevolence amongst the rank and file of extraterrestrial encounters. It’s apparent that these things may indeed be possible, based on human perspectives, because we are conditioned into the notion that killing someone or something is perfectly normal. It isn’t. No where else in the universe of evolved planetary systems capable of star travel are any abhorrent activities even close to manifestation. They just don’t happen. It’s a frequency thing.

The frequency of consciousness it takes to understand and utilize universal laws in order to be capable of star travel is incapable of doing harm, period. Earthlings are still barbaric in the over all scheme of things, unwilling to get along and share in the sandbox of living on planet Earth. This is why so many of the contactees and even military witnesses have never experienced any malevolence from any encounter. The shutting off of the ICBM silos in the 60s is only one case in point. Their (off-planet folks) edict is ‘do no harm,’ kinda like the original Google motto.

There is encouragement from all levels of consciousness to ascend toward peace and harmony among people and planet, but we have to make those choices here and now… today… in this moment. That takes faith, love and trust; something many would attempt to destroy if given the chance because it causes their command and control environment to falter and loose effect. We owe ourselves the opportunity to consider and challenge our false belief systems. We won’t know the what can be until we consider being free of what has been. It’s a personal choice.

More recently the CE-5 events are an attempt to create an atmosphere of openness for contact. Other organizations are cropping up in an attempt to collaborate with contactees to help make sense of the scene. There are even frequencies recently rediscovered that apparently assist the process on a personal as well as group experience when intent and purpose align. Solfeggio tones are quite profound to experience, especially in group meditations. Contact has even been known to occur during such. We just experienced it in one of the groups I facilitate currently.

2015 IUFOC – from a patron

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Jim Dilettoso, Zen, Liz Alpert, Clifford Mahooty

A moment in time…

Many years ago the gentleman on the far left in photo, Jim Dilettoso, along with Ret. Col. Wendelle Stevens (RIP) organized the first International UFO Congress in Tucson, AZ. I was quite fortunate to have been able to be there, arriving in a limousine owned by a mutual friend, Roy Haddix (RIP), along with the future mother of Jim’s awesome daughter.. now a teenager. Some really amazing things have happened over the years.

The event today brings people from all over the world. Mine is a personal experience of connecting with others and sharing what we’ve found in our personal direct experiences and relationships forged from internal and external perspectives, something that is not particularly shared on stage by the presenters. Most of that information is perhaps more linear and, quite honestly, polarized in one perspective or another. Below is a series of interviews I did at an event in Sedona in 1992, which includes Jim Dilettoso and others. It’s a veritable synopsis of what is and has been going on for decades.

This year was probably the most profound shift I’ve noticed in the willingness of people to share openly, mostly patrons rather than actual presenters. The shift has been in their ability to question and the willingness to see things from an inner perspective, free of polarization. This demonstrates the growth in awareness and consciousness among the collective of experiencers. The morning and evening gatherings of experiencers in a facilitated session by Yvonne Smith brought out the fact that many are still grappling with the intense juxtaposition of fear and freedom in experiencing non-linear and non-local events of their own.

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Rey Hernandez, Rev Zen, Richard Dolan

There is a new organization called FREE (Foundation for Research of Extraterrestrial Encounters) that has taken the environment to a new level of investigation. Rey Hernandez and I shared a table during the event and got to know each other well, another unexpected joy for me particularly. FREE’s work, began by folks like John Mack (RIP) some years ago, is bring an opportunity for contactees to share their experiences and study the commonality. Academic studies of the phenomena of long been plagued by the reluctance of the scientific community to explore.

Today, the work of FREE is forging a new path in the acceptance and corroboration of a common theme in the awareness of experiencers, that of a congruent understanding of the helpfulness garnered toward the actualization of an openness toward our Star Families, revealing the potential of many who have found their lives to be integrated with a massive movement toward evolving consciousness. Dr. Edgar Mitchell and Dr. Rudy Schild are co-founders of FREE. Dr. Mitchell and I had conversations about this possibility when we met at the Prophets Conference in Phoenix in 1997.

Travis-ZenThe common perception among nearly all the folks I was able to meet and speak with for any length of time over the 5-day event was that we are learning how to move beyond our internal fears prompted by the induction of various philosophies and religions, Travis’ recent shift is one of the most notable. Of course there are those who still seek to polarize the public for personal and profitable reasons. The great thing is that the discussion of personal discernment is growing and the suspension of old, worn out belief systems is occurring throughout this environment. Some folks are still gullible and want to believe what they are hearing from these proponents of polarity. Indeed the conduit is closing, though, as the seekers of truth are reflecting their awareness more openly.

Perhaps there is a desire for harmony among people and planet, promoted by the majority of contactees, that is encouraging those who’ve felt like they were ‘abducted’ to look at their experience from a larger view, one of an expanded consciousness that is being offered by our extraterrestrial neighbors. The natural process of chaos to order is certainly being recognized.