Monday, October 2, 2017

"Guardians can sell the assets and control the lives of senior citizens without their consent—and reap a profit from it. By Rachel Aviv"

"Rudy chatted with the nurse in the kitchen for twenty minutes, joking about marriage and laundry, until there was a knock at the door. A stocky woman with shiny black hair introduced herself as April Parks, the owner of the company A Private Professional Guardian.

She was accompanied by three colleagues, who didn’t give their names. Parks told the Norths that she had an order from the Clark County Family Court to “remove” them from their home. She would be taking them to an assisted-living facility. “Go and gather your things,” she said.
Rennie began crying. “This is my home,” she said.

One of Parks’s colleagues said that if the Norths didn’t comply he would call the police. Rudy remembers thinking, You’re going to put my wife and me in jail for this? But he felt too confused to argue.

Parks drove a Pontiac G-6 convertible with a license plate that read “crtgrdn,” for “court guardian.” In the past twelve years, she had been a guardian for some four hundred wards of the court. Owing to age or disability, they had been deemed incompetent, a legal term that describes those who are unable to make reasoned choices about their lives or their property. 

As their guardian, Parks had the authority to manage their assets, and to choose where they lived, whom they associated with, and what medical treatment they received. They lost nearly all their civil rights.

Without realizing it, the Norths had become temporary wards of the court. Parks had filed an emergency ex-parte petition, which provides an exception to the rule that both parties must be notified of any argument before a judge. She had alleged that the Norths posed a “substantial risk for mismanagement of medications, financial loss and physical harm.” She submitted a brief letter from a physician’s assistant, whom Rennie had seen once, stating that “the patient’s husband can no longer effectively take care of the patient at home as his dementia is progressing.” She also submitted a letter from one of Rudy’s doctors, who described him as “confused and agitated.”

Rudy and Rennie had not undergone any cognitive assessments. They had never received a diagnosis of dementia. In addition to Freud, Rudy was working his way through Nietzsche and Plato. Rennie read romance novels.
Parks told the Norths that if they didn’t come willingly an ambulance would take them to the facility, a place she described as a “respite.” Still crying, Rennie put cosmetics and some clothes into a suitcase. She packed so quickly that she forgot her cell phone and Rudy’s hearing aid. After thirty-five minutes, Parks’s assistant led the Norths to her car. When a neighbor asked what was happening, Rudy told him, “We’ll just be gone for a little bit.” He was too proud to draw attention to their predicament. “Just think of it as a mini-vacation,” he told Rennie.

After the Norths left, Parks walked through the house with Cindy Breck, the owner of Caring Transitions, a company that relocates seniors and sells their belongings at estate sales. Breck and Parks had a routine. “We open drawers,” Parks said at a deposition. “We look in closets. We pull out boxes, anything that would store—that would keep paperwork, would keep valuables.” She took a pocket watch, birth certificates, insurance policies, and several collectible coins.

The Norths’ daughter, Julie Belshe, came to visit later that afternoon. A fifty-three-year-old mother of three sons, she and her husband run a small business designing and constructing pools. She lived ten miles away and visited her parents nearly every day, often taking them to her youngest son’s football games. She was her parents’ only living child; her brother and sister had died.

She knocked on the front door several times and then tried to push the door open, but it was locked. She was surprised to see the kitchen window closed; her parents always left it slightly open. She drove to the Sun City Aliante clubhouse, where her parents sometimes drank coffee. When she couldn’t find them there, she thought that perhaps they had gone on an errand together—the farthest they usually drove was to Costco. But, when she returned to the house, it was still empty.
That weekend, she called her parents several times.

She also called two hospitals to see if they had been in an accident. She called their landlord, too, and he agreed to visit the house. He reported that there were no signs of them. She told her husband, “I think someone kidnapped my parents.”

On the Tuesday after Labor Day, she drove to the house again and found a note taped to the door: “In case of emergency, contact guardian April Parks.” Belshe dialled the number. Parks, who had a brisk, girlish way of speaking, told Belshe that her parents had been taken to Lakeview Terrace, an assisted-living facility in Boulder City, nine miles from the Arizona border. She assured Belshe that the staff there would take care of all their needs.

“You can’t just walk into somebody’s home and take them!” Belshe told her.
Parks responded calmly, “It’s legal. It’s legal.”

Guardianship derives from the state’s parens patriae power, its duty to act as a parent for those considered too vulnerable to care for themselves.“ The King shall have the custody of the lands of natural fools, taking the profits of them without waste or destruction, and shall find them their necessaries,” reads the English statute De Prerogative Regis, from 1324. The law was imported to the colonies—guardianship is still controlled by state, not federal, law—and has remained largely intact for the past eight hundred years. It establishes a relationship between ward and guardian that is rooted in trust.

In the United States, a million and a half adults are under the care of guardians, either family members or professionals, who control some two hundred and seventy-three billion dollars in assets, according to an auditor for the guardianship fraud program in Palm Beach County.

Little is known about the outcome of these arrangements, because states do not keep complete figures on guardianship cases—statutes vary widely—and, in most jurisdictions, the court records are sealed.

A Government Accountability report from 2010 said, “We could not locate a single Web site, federal agency, state or local entity, or any other organization that compiles comprehensive information on this issue.”

A study published this year by the American Bar Association found that “an unknown number of adults languish under guardianship” when they no longer need it, or never did. The authors wrote that “guardianship is generally “permanent, leaving no way out—‘until death do us part.’ ”

When the Norths were removed from their home, they joined nearly nine thousand adult wards in the Las Vegas Valley. In the past twenty years, the city has promoted itself as a retirement paradise. Attracted by the state’s low taxes and a dry, sunny climate, elderly people leave their families behind to resettle in newly constructed senior communities. “The whole town sparkled, pulling older people in with the prospect of the American Dream at a reasonable price,” a former real-estate agent named Terry Williams told me. Roughly thirty per cent of the people who move to Las Vegas are senior citizens, and the number of Nevadans older than eighty-five has risen by nearly eighty per cent in the past decade.

In Nevada, as in many states, anyone can become a guardian by taking a course, as long as he or she has not been convicted of a felony or recently declared bankruptcy. Elizabeth Brickfield, a Las Vegas lawyer who has worked in guardianship law for twenty years, said that about fifteen years ago, as the state’s elderly population swelled, “all these private guardians started arriving, and the docket exploded. The court became a factory.”

Pamela Teaster, the director of the Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech and one of the few scholars in the country who study guardianship, told me that, though most guardians assume their duties for good reasons, the guardianship system is “a morass, a total mess.” She said, “It is unconscionable that we don’t have any data, when you think about the vast power given to a guardian. It is one of society’s most drastic interventions.”

After talking to Parks, Belshe drove forty miles to Lakeview Terrace, a complex of stucco buildings designed to look like a hacienda. She found her parents in a small room with a kitchenette and a window overlooking the parking lot. Rennie was in a wheelchair beside the bed, and Rudy was curled up on a love seat in the fetal position. There was no phone in the room. Medical-alert buttons were strung around their necks. “They were like two lost children,” Belshe said.

She asked her parents who Parks was and where she could find the court order, but, she said, “they were overwhelmed and humiliated, and they didn’t know what was going on.” They had no idea how or why Parks had targeted them as wards. Belshe was struck by their passive acceptance. “It was like they had Stockholm syndrome or something,” she told me.

Belshe acknowledged that her parents needed a few hours of help each day, but she had never questioned their ability to live alone. “They always kept their house really nice and clean, like a museum,” she said. Although Rudy’s medical records showed that he occasionally had “staring spells,” all his medical-progress notes from 2013 described him as alert and oriented. He did most of the couple’s cooking and shopping, because Rennie, though lucid, was in so much pain that she rarely left the house. Belshe sometimes worried that her father inadvertently encouraged her mother to be docile: “She’s a very smart woman, though she sometimes acts like she’s not. I have to tell her, ‘That’s not cute, Mom.’ ”

When Belshe called Parks to ask for the court order, Parks told her that she was part of the “sandwich generation,” and that it would be too overwhelming for her to continue to care for her children and her parents at the same time. Parks billed her wards’ estates for each hour that she spent on their case; the court placed no limits on guardians’ fees, as long as they appeared “reasonable.” Later, when Belshe called again to express her anger, Parks charged the Norths twenty-four dollars for the eight-minute conversation. “I could not understand what the purpose of the call was other than she wanted me to know they had rights,” Parks wrote in a detailed invoice. “I terminated the phone call as she was very hostile and angry.”

A month after removing the Norths from their house, Parks petitioned to make the guardianship permanent. She was represented by an attorney who was paid four hundred dollars an hour by the Norths’ estate. A hearing was held at Clark County Family Court.
The Clark County guardianship commissioner, a lawyer named Jon Norheim, has presided over nearly all the guardianship cases in the county since 2005. He works under the supervision of a judge, but his orders have the weight of a formal ruling.

Norheim awarded a guardianship to Parks, on average, nearly once a week. She had up to a hundred wards at a time. “I love April Parks,” he said at one hearing, describing her and two other professional guardians, who frequently appeared in his courtroom, as “wonderful, good-hearted, social-worker types.”

Norheim’s court perpetuated a cold, unsentimental view of family relations: the ingredients for a good life seemed to have little to do with one’s children and siblings. He often dismissed the objections of relatives, telling them that his only concern was the best interest of the wards, which he seemed to view in a social vacuum. When siblings fought over who would be guardian, Norheim typically ordered a neutral professional to assume control, even when this isolated the wards from their families.

Rudy had assured Belshe that he would protest the guardianship, but, like most wards in the country, Rudy and Rennie were not represented by counsel. As Rudy stood before the commissioner, he convinced himself that guardianship offered him and Rennie a lifetime of care without being a burden to anyone they loved. He told Norheim, “The issue really is her longevity—what suits her.” Belshe, who sat in the courtroom, said, “I was shaking my head. No, no, no—don’t do that!” Rennie was silent.

Norheim ordered that the Norths become permanent wards of the court. “Chances are, I’ll probably never see you folks again; you’ll work everything out,” he said, laughing. “I very rarely see people after the initial time in court.” The hearing lasted ten minutes.

The following month, Even Tide Life Transitions, a company that Parks often hired, sold most of the Norths’ belongings. “The general condition of this inventory is good,” an appraiser wrote. Two lithographs by Renoir were priced at thirty-eight hundred dollars, and a glass cocktail table (“Client states that it is a Brancusi design”) was twelve hundred and fifty dollars.

The Norths also had several pastel drawings by their son, Randy, who died in a motorcycle accident at the age of thirty-two, as well as Kachina dolls, a Bose radio, a Dyson vacuum cleaner, a Peruvian tapestry, a motion-step exerciser, a LeRoy Neiman sketch of a bar in Dublin, and two dozen pairs of Clarke shoes. According to Parks’s calculations, the Norths had roughly fifty thousand dollars.

Parks transferred their savings, held 
at the Bank of America, to an account in her name.

Rennie repeatedly asked for her son’s drawings, and for the family photographs on her refrigerator. Rudy pined for his car, a midnight-blue 2010 Chrysler, which came to symbolize the life he had lost. He missed the routine interactions that driving had allowed him. “Everybody at the pharmacy was my buddy,” he said. Now he and Rennie felt like exiles. Rudy said, “They kept telling me, ‘Oh, you don’t have to worry: your car is fine, and this and that.’ ” A month later, he said, “they finally told me, ‘Actually, we sold your car.’ I said, ‘What in the hell did you sell it for?’ ” It was bought for less than eight thousand dollars, a price that Rudy considered insulting.

Rudy lingered in the dining room after eating breakfast each morning, chatting with other residents of Lakeview Terrace. He soon discovered that ten other wards of April Parks lived there. His next-door neighbor, Adolfo Gonzalez, a short, bald seventy-one-year-old who had worked as a maître d’ at the MGM Grand Las Vegas, had become Parks’s ward at a hearing that lasted a minute and thirty-one seconds.

Gonzalez, who had roughly three hundred and fifty thousand dollars in assets, urged Rudy not to accept the nurse’s medications. “If you take the pills, they’ll make sure you don’t make it to court,” he said. Gonzalez had been prescribed the antipsychotic medications Risperdal and Depakote, which he hid in the side of his mouth without swallowing. He wanted to remain vigilant. He often spoke of a Salvador Dali painting that had been lost when Parks took over his life. Once, she charged him two hundred and ten dollars for a visit in which, according to her invoice, he expressed that “he feels like a prisoner.”

Rudy was so distressed by his conversations with Gonzalez that he asked to see a psychologist. “I thought maybe he’d give me some sort of objective learning as to what I was going through,” he said. “I wanted to ask basic questions, like What the hell is going on?” Rudy didn’t find the session illuminating, but he felt a little boost to his self-esteem when the psychologist asked that he return for a second appointment. “I guess he found me terribly charming,” he told me.

Rudy liked to fantasize about an alternative life as a psychoanalyst, and he tried to befriend the wards who seemed especially hopeless. “Loneliness is a physical pain that hurts all over,” he wrote in his notebook. He bought a pharmaceutical encyclopedia and advised the other wards about medications they’d been prescribed. He also ran for president of the residents, promising that under his leadership the kitchen would no longer advertise canned food as homemade. (He lost—he’s not sure if anyone besides Rennie voted for him—but he did win a seat on the residents’ council.)

He was particularly concerned about a ward of Parks’s named Marlene Homer, a seventy-year-old woman who had been a professor. “Now she was almost hiding behind the pillars,” Rudy said. “She was so obsequious. She was, like, ‘Run me over. Run me over.’ ” She’d become a ward in 2012, after Parks told the court, “She has admitted to strange thoughts, depression, and doing things she can’t explain.” On a certificate submitted to the court, an internist had checked a box indicating that Homer was “unable to attend the guardianship court hearing because______,” but he didn’t fill in a reason.

The Norths could guess which residents were Parks’s wards by the way they were dressed. Gonzalez wore the same shirt to dinner nearly every day. “Forgive me,” he told the others at his table. When a friend tried to take him shopping, Parks prevented the excursion because she didn’t know the friend. Rennie had also tried to get more clothes. “I reminded ward that she has plenty of clothing in her closet,” Parks wrote. “I let her know that they are on a tight budget.” The Norths’ estate was charged a hundred and eighty dollars for the conversation."

Source and Full Article
https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/10/09/how-the-elderly-lose-their-rights

"Guardians can sell the assets and control the lives of senior citizens without their consent—and reap a profit from it. By Rachel Aviv"

"Rudy chatted with the nurse in the kitchen for twenty minutes, joking about marriage and laundry, until there was a knock at the door. A stocky woman with shiny black hair introduced herself as April Parks, the owner of the company A Private Professional Guardian.

She was accompanied by three colleagues, who didn’t give their names. Parks told the Norths that she had an order from the Clark County Family Court to “remove” them from their home. She would be taking them to an assisted-living facility. “Go and gather your things,” she said.
Rennie began crying. “This is my home,” she said.

One of Parks’s colleagues said that if the Norths didn’t comply he would call the police. Rudy remembers thinking, You’re going to put my wife and me in jail for this? But he felt too confused to argue.

Parks drove a Pontiac G-6 convertible with a license plate that read “crtgrdn,” for “court guardian.” In the past twelve years, she had been a guardian for some four hundred wards of the court. Owing to age or disability, they had been deemed incompetent, a legal term that describes those who are unable to make reasoned choices about their lives or their property. 

As their guardian, Parks had the authority to manage their assets, and to choose where they lived, whom they associated with, and what medical treatment they received. They lost nearly all their civil rights.

Without realizing it, the Norths had become temporary wards of the court. Parks had filed an emergency ex-parte petition, which provides an exception to the rule that both parties must be notified of any argument before a judge. She had alleged that the Norths posed a “substantial risk for mismanagement of medications, financial loss and physical harm.” She submitted a brief letter from a physician’s assistant, whom Rennie had seen once, stating that “the patient’s husband can no longer effectively take care of the patient at home as his dementia is progressing.” She also submitted a letter from one of Rudy’s doctors, who described him as “confused and agitated.”

Rudy and Rennie had not undergone any cognitive assessments. They had never received a diagnosis of dementia. In addition to Freud, Rudy was working his way through Nietzsche and Plato. Rennie read romance novels.
Parks told the Norths that if they didn’t come willingly an ambulance would take them to the facility, a place she described as a “respite.” Still crying, Rennie put cosmetics and some clothes into a suitcase. She packed so quickly that she forgot her cell phone and Rudy’s hearing aid. After thirty-five minutes, Parks’s assistant led the Norths to her car. When a neighbor asked what was happening, Rudy told him, “We’ll just be gone for a little bit.” He was too proud to draw attention to their predicament. “Just think of it as a mini-vacation,” he told Rennie.

After the Norths left, Parks walked through the house with Cindy Breck, the owner of Caring Transitions, a company that relocates seniors and sells their belongings at estate sales. Breck and Parks had a routine. “We open drawers,” Parks said at a deposition. “We look in closets. We pull out boxes, anything that would store—that would keep paperwork, would keep valuables.” She took a pocket watch, birth certificates, insurance policies, and several collectible coins.

The Norths’ daughter, Julie Belshe, came to visit later that afternoon. A fifty-three-year-old mother of three sons, she and her husband run a small business designing and constructing pools. She lived ten miles away and visited her parents nearly every day, often taking them to her youngest son’s football games. She was her parents’ only living child; her brother and sister had died.

She knocked on the front door several times and then tried to push the door open, but it was locked. She was surprised to see the kitchen window closed; her parents always left it slightly open. She drove to the Sun City Aliante clubhouse, where her parents sometimes drank coffee. When she couldn’t find them there, she thought that perhaps they had gone on an errand together—the farthest they usually drove was to Costco. But, when she returned to the house, it was still empty.
That weekend, she called her parents several times.

She also called two hospitals to see if they had been in an accident. She called their landlord, too, and he agreed to visit the house. He reported that there were no signs of them. She told her husband, “I think someone kidnapped my parents.”

On the Tuesday after Labor Day, she drove to the house again and found a note taped to the door: “In case of emergency, contact guardian April Parks.” Belshe dialled the number. Parks, who had a brisk, girlish way of speaking, told Belshe that her parents had been taken to Lakeview Terrace, an assisted-living facility in Boulder City, nine miles from the Arizona border. She assured Belshe that the staff there would take care of all their needs.

“You can’t just walk into somebody’s home and take them!” Belshe told her.
Parks responded calmly, “It’s legal. It’s legal.”

Guardianship derives from the state’s parens patriae power, its duty to act as a parent for those considered too vulnerable to care for themselves.“ The King shall have the custody of the lands of natural fools, taking the profits of them without waste or destruction, and shall find them their necessaries,” reads the English statute De Prerogative Regis, from 1324. The law was imported to the colonies—guardianship is still controlled by state, not federal, law—and has remained largely intact for the past eight hundred years. It establishes a relationship between ward and guardian that is rooted in trust.

In the United States, a million and a half adults are under the care of guardians, either family members or professionals, who control some two hundred and seventy-three billion dollars in assets, according to an auditor for the guardianship fraud program in Palm Beach County.

Little is known about the outcome of these arrangements, because states do not keep complete figures on guardianship cases—statutes vary widely—and, in most jurisdictions, the court records are sealed.

A Government Accountability report from 2010 said, “We could not locate a single Web site, federal agency, state or local entity, or any other organization that compiles comprehensive information on this issue.”

A study published this year by the American Bar Association found that “an unknown number of adults languish under guardianship” when they no longer need it, or never did. The authors wrote that “guardianship is generally “permanent, leaving no way out—‘until death do us part.’ ”

When the Norths were removed from their home, they joined nearly nine thousand adult wards in the Las Vegas Valley. In the past twenty years, the city has promoted itself as a retirement paradise. Attracted by the state’s low taxes and a dry, sunny climate, elderly people leave their families behind to resettle in newly constructed senior communities. “The whole town sparkled, pulling older people in with the prospect of the American Dream at a reasonable price,” a former real-estate agent named Terry Williams told me. Roughly thirty per cent of the people who move to Las Vegas are senior citizens, and the number of Nevadans older than eighty-five has risen by nearly eighty per cent in the past decade.

In Nevada, as in many states, anyone can become a guardian by taking a course, as long as he or she has not been convicted of a felony or recently declared bankruptcy. Elizabeth Brickfield, a Las Vegas lawyer who has worked in guardianship law for twenty years, said that about fifteen years ago, as the state’s elderly population swelled, “all these private guardians started arriving, and the docket exploded. The court became a factory.”

Pamela Teaster, the director of the Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech and one of the few scholars in the country who study guardianship, told me that, though most guardians assume their duties for good reasons, the guardianship system is “a morass, a total mess.” She said, “It is unconscionable that we don’t have any data, when you think about the vast power given to a guardian. It is one of society’s most drastic interventions.”

After talking to Parks, Belshe drove forty miles to Lakeview Terrace, a complex of stucco buildings designed to look like a hacienda. She found her parents in a small room with a kitchenette and a window overlooking the parking lot. Rennie was in a wheelchair beside the bed, and Rudy was curled up on a love seat in the fetal position. There was no phone in the room. Medical-alert buttons were strung around their necks. “They were like two lost children,” Belshe said.

She asked her parents who Parks was and where she could find the court order, but, she said, “they were overwhelmed and humiliated, and they didn’t know what was going on.” They had no idea how or why Parks had targeted them as wards. Belshe was struck by their passive acceptance. “It was like they had Stockholm syndrome or something,” she told me.

Belshe acknowledged that her parents needed a few hours of help each day, but she had never questioned their ability to live alone. “They always kept their house really nice and clean, like a museum,” she said. Although Rudy’s medical records showed that he occasionally had “staring spells,” all his medical-progress notes from 2013 described him as alert and oriented. He did most of the couple’s cooking and shopping, because Rennie, though lucid, was in so much pain that she rarely left the house. Belshe sometimes worried that her father inadvertently encouraged her mother to be docile: “She’s a very smart woman, though she sometimes acts like she’s not. I have to tell her, ‘That’s not cute, Mom.’ ”

When Belshe called Parks to ask for the court order, Parks told her that she was part of the “sandwich generation,” and that it would be too overwhelming for her to continue to care for her children and her parents at the same time. Parks billed her wards’ estates for each hour that she spent on their case; the court placed no limits on guardians’ fees, as long as they appeared “reasonable.” Later, when Belshe called again to express her anger, Parks charged the Norths twenty-four dollars for the eight-minute conversation. “I could not understand what the purpose of the call was other than she wanted me to know they had rights,” Parks wrote in a detailed invoice. “I terminated the phone call as she was very hostile and angry.”

A month after removing the Norths from their house, Parks petitioned to make the guardianship permanent. She was represented by an attorney who was paid four hundred dollars an hour by the Norths’ estate. A hearing was held at Clark County Family Court.
The Clark County guardianship commissioner, a lawyer named Jon Norheim, has presided over nearly all the guardianship cases in the county since 2005. He works under the supervision of a judge, but his orders have the weight of a formal ruling.

Norheim awarded a guardianship to Parks, on average, nearly once a week. She had up to a hundred wards at a time. “I love April Parks,” he said at one hearing, describing her and two other professional guardians, who frequently appeared in his courtroom, as “wonderful, good-hearted, social-worker types.”

Norheim’s court perpetuated a cold, unsentimental view of family relations: the ingredients for a good life seemed to have little to do with one’s children and siblings. He often dismissed the objections of relatives, telling them that his only concern was the best interest of the wards, which he seemed to view in a social vacuum. When siblings fought over who would be guardian, Norheim typically ordered a neutral professional to assume control, even when this isolated the wards from their families.

Rudy had assured Belshe that he would protest the guardianship, but, like most wards in the country, Rudy and Rennie were not represented by counsel. As Rudy stood before the commissioner, he convinced himself that guardianship offered him and Rennie a lifetime of care without being a burden to anyone they loved. He told Norheim, “The issue really is her longevity—what suits her.” Belshe, who sat in the courtroom, said, “I was shaking my head. No, no, no—don’t do that!” Rennie was silent.

Norheim ordered that the Norths become permanent wards of the court. “Chances are, I’ll probably never see you folks again; you’ll work everything out,” he said, laughing. “I very rarely see people after the initial time in court.” The hearing lasted ten minutes.

The following month, Even Tide Life Transitions, a company that Parks often hired, sold most of the Norths’ belongings. “The general condition of this inventory is good,” an appraiser wrote. Two lithographs by Renoir were priced at thirty-eight hundred dollars, and a glass cocktail table (“Client states that it is a Brancusi design”) was twelve hundred and fifty dollars.

The Norths also had several pastel drawings by their son, Randy, who died in a motorcycle accident at the age of thirty-two, as well as Kachina dolls, a Bose radio, a Dyson vacuum cleaner, a Peruvian tapestry, a motion-step exerciser, a LeRoy Neiman sketch of a bar in Dublin, and two dozen pairs of Clarke shoes. According to Parks’s calculations, the Norths had roughly fifty thousand dollars.

Parks transferred their savings, held 
at the Bank of America, to an account in her name.

Rennie repeatedly asked for her son’s drawings, and for the family photographs on her refrigerator. Rudy pined for his car, a midnight-blue 2010 Chrysler, which came to symbolize the life he had lost. He missed the routine interactions that driving had allowed him. “Everybody at the pharmacy was my buddy,” he said. Now he and Rennie felt like exiles. Rudy said, “They kept telling me, ‘Oh, you don’t have to worry: your car is fine, and this and that.’ ” A month later, he said, “they finally told me, ‘Actually, we sold your car.’ I said, ‘What in the hell did you sell it for?’ ” It was bought for less than eight thousand dollars, a price that Rudy considered insulting.

Rudy lingered in the dining room after eating breakfast each morning, chatting with other residents of Lakeview Terrace. He soon discovered that ten other wards of April Parks lived there. His next-door neighbor, Adolfo Gonzalez, a short, bald seventy-one-year-old who had worked as a maître d’ at the MGM Grand Las Vegas, had become Parks’s ward at a hearing that lasted a minute and thirty-one seconds.

Gonzalez, who had roughly three hundred and fifty thousand dollars in assets, urged Rudy not to accept the nurse’s medications. “If you take the pills, they’ll make sure you don’t make it to court,” he said. Gonzalez had been prescribed the antipsychotic medications Risperdal and Depakote, which he hid in the side of his mouth without swallowing. He wanted to remain vigilant. He often spoke of a Salvador Dali painting that had been lost when Parks took over his life. Once, she charged him two hundred and ten dollars for a visit in which, according to her invoice, he expressed that “he feels like a prisoner.”

Rudy was so distressed by his conversations with Gonzalez that he asked to see a psychologist. “I thought maybe he’d give me some sort of objective learning as to what I was going through,” he said. “I wanted to ask basic questions, like What the hell is going on?” Rudy didn’t find the session illuminating, but he felt a little boost to his self-esteem when the psychologist asked that he return for a second appointment. “I guess he found me terribly charming,” he told me.

Rudy liked to fantasize about an alternative life as a psychoanalyst, and he tried to befriend the wards who seemed especially hopeless. “Loneliness is a physical pain that hurts all over,” he wrote in his notebook. He bought a pharmaceutical encyclopedia and advised the other wards about medications they’d been prescribed. He also ran for president of the residents, promising that under his leadership the kitchen would no longer advertise canned food as homemade. (He lost—he’s not sure if anyone besides Rennie voted for him—but he did win a seat on the residents’ council.)

He was particularly concerned about a ward of Parks’s named Marlene Homer, a seventy-year-old woman who had been a professor. “Now she was almost hiding behind the pillars,” Rudy said. “She was so obsequious. She was, like, ‘Run me over. Run me over.’ ” She’d become a ward in 2012, after Parks told the court, “She has admitted to strange thoughts, depression, and doing things she can’t explain.” On a certificate submitted to the court, an internist had checked a box indicating that Homer was “unable to attend the guardianship court hearing because______,” but he didn’t fill in a reason.

The Norths could guess which residents were Parks’s wards by the way they were dressed. Gonzalez wore the same shirt to dinner nearly every day. “Forgive me,” he told the others at his table. When a friend tried to take him shopping, Parks prevented the excursion because she didn’t know the friend. Rennie had also tried to get more clothes. “I reminded ward that she has plenty of clothing in her closet,” Parks wrote. “I let her know that they are on a tight budget.” The Norths’ estate was charged a hundred and eighty dollars for the conversation."

Source and Full Article
https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/10/09/how-the-elderly-lose-their-rights

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Ex Florida Attorney Robert Spallina Bar Complaint Documents; Why is Robert Spallina and Donald Tescher Not in JAIL? Where is the Authorities in Southern Florida Guardian, Probate and Estate Mass Corruption?

Florida Estate and Probate attorneys FORGE Documents to Close Trusts and yet face no Jail time and the Court continue to uphold Orders by rogue Judge (Judge Martin Colin) who enabled all of this.

Donald Tescher Files Bar Complaint in Florida 
against Robert Spallina
January 15th 2014
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bzn2NurXrSkidHR0cDUxS1JBRG8/view?usp=sharing


Judge Martin Colin Aided and Abetted these Acts in my Opinion. Why is there No Accountability in all of this? No Jail Time ? Where is the Oversight? Where are the Authorities?


Below is the Revocation filing for Robert Spallina, Florida State Bar

"B. The Florida Bar File No. 2014-50,885{15E)
1. Petitiorier added a paragraph to his client's Trust Amendment
after the client was deceased in an effort to comply with the
client's wishes.

2. The Trust Amendment was presented to the Court by another
attorney at which point Petitioner admitted to his wrongdoing."

Source
http://www4.floridabar.org/DIVADM/ME/MPDisAct.nsf/DISACTVIEW/2216B13604B68179852580500009786D/$FILE/_43.PDF

Court Hearing Regarding Deceased Signing Documents


September 17th 2017 Hearing

"THE COURT: So final disposition and the
 order got entered that Simon, your father ‐‐

21 MR. ELIOT BERNSTEIN: Yes, sir.

22 THE COURT: ‐‐ he came to court and said I
23 want to be discharged, my wife's estate is
24 closed and fully administered.

25 MR. ELIOT BERNSTEIN: No. I think it
1 happened after ‐‐

THE COURT: No, I'm looking at it.

3 MR. ELIOT BERNSTEIN: What date did that
4 happen?

THE COURT: January 3, 2013.

6 MR. ELIOT BERNSTEIN: He was dead.

MR. MANCERI: That's when the order was
8 signed, yes, your Honor.

9 THE COURT: He filed it, physically came
10 to court.

11 MR. ELIOT BERNSTEIN: Oh.

12 THE COURT: So let me see when he actually
13 filed it and signed the paperwork. November.
14 What date did your dad die?

15 MR. ELIOT BERNSTEIN: September. It's
16 hard to get through. He does a lot of things
17 when he's dead.

18 THE COURT: I have all of these waivers by
19 Simon in November. He tells me Simon was dead
20 at the time.

21 MR. MANCERI: Simon was dead at the time,
22 your Honor. The waivers that you're talking
23 about are waivers from the beneficiaries, I
24 believe.

25 THE COURT: No, it's waivers of
1 accountings.

2 MR. MANCERI: Right, by the beneficiaries.

3 THE COURT: Discharge waiver of service of
4 discharge by Simon, Simon asked that he not
5 have to serve the petition for discharge.

6 MR. MANCERI: Right, that was in his
7 petition. When was the petition served?
8 THE COURT: November 21st.

9 MR. SPALLINA: Yeah, it was after his date
10 of death.

11 THE COURT: Well, how could that happen
12 legally? How could Simon ‐‐

13 MR. MANCERI: Who signed that?

14 THE COURT: ‐‐ ask to close and not serve
15 a petition after he's dead?  "

Click to Read Full Hearing Transcript and source of above quote, the above starts on page 14
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bzn2NurXrSkiV2tXc1RlUTFTc3M/view?usp=sharing



SEC Criminal Complaint Documents in Bar Complaint
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bzn2NurXrSkic2pfM2l0Z2F6V3M/view


Why is JUDGE MARTIN Colin and the JUDGES who protected him NOT in Jail? Why are Judges in South Florida Courts continue to protect Corruption and enable further victimization in the Florida Guardianship Program, Florida Probate Courts, Florida Estate Courts ?

Monday, September 25, 2017

Exo-Geo Political Round Table with Cobra, Benjamin Fulford and Kauilapele



 "Hosts Louisa and Steve welcome COBRA, Benjamin Fulford and Kauilapele for An Exo/Geo Politics Round Table: Uniting the Light- Planetary Situation.

This intriguing exchange includes discussion about the current status of the power players on the world stage and the real cause for the delay in the transition of the financial system and planetary liberation overall. Kauilapele describes his mission work and the energetic changes and transition we are all experiencing and clearing.

Benjamin provides his unique insider and journalistic perspective to issues in the USA, North Korea, Japan, Vatican, Dragons, financial insight and more and COBRA bridges those two worlds together in a unique and eloquent way through the efforts of the Resistance Movement and Secret Space Program efforts that are working toward Planetary liberation and resolution of this current hostage status on earth.

COBRA also discusses the major solar and weather events that are happening on earth, and they ultimately represent, and much more. They all end with messages of positive change and hope for humanity.

To subscribe to Benjamin’s weekly newsletters please visit https://benjaminfulford.net/.

To learn more about COBRA and The Resistance Movement visit http://2012portal.blogspot.com/.

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Source and MORE
http://www.theeventchronicle.com/the-event/exo-geo-political-round-table-cobra-benjamin-fulford-kauilapele/?utm_campaign=coschedule&utm_source=facebook_page&utm_medium=The%20Event%20Handbook&utm_content=%C2%A0Exo-Geo%20Political%20Round%20Table%20with%20Cobra,%20Benjamin%20Fulford%20and%20Kauilapele

"WHY ASCENSION ENERGIES (FREQUENCIES) ARE NOT PERCEIVED, VALIDATED BY THE GENERAL PUBLIC"

"For quite a while now many have been questioned by their entourage (lightworkers alike) as to why just a selected few are sensing, living the ascension process – affected by these frequent energy downloads taking into consideration that we are all exposed to these waves (under the same roof so to speak); and on the premise that we all perceive these emissions from the same Cosmos.

The simple reason is that those that have chosen to work for the Light (bring in Light) resonate more closely with the frequencies of the higher dimensions. It is a slow and often painful journey through lifetimes of experiences necessary for a soul to finally awaken from the pending illusion into that enlightened state of awareness – consciousness.

The moment a soul volunteers to be a light bearer/light worker/way shower, etc – re the ascension project, the moment proceeding the famous `clarion call`, some parameters/lines in their operating system aka DNA are modified. This exercise is carried out at the moment of their conception by the team of guides & Co – orientation team and by diversity under the supervision of Athena`s department (soul contract, mission, karma …).

All those that are involved in the ascension project depending on their specific assignments as well as their positions on the `Jacob`s ladder` (light quotient) have been receiving varying doses of cyclic downloads of light energies necessary for: the shift, carbon to crystal conversion, cleansing, transmutation,… The passage of these energies through the LBP (light body process) has been responsible for the proverbial ascension symptoms (unusual body symptom that does not have a medical cause, which are the effect of greater spiritual light/energy downloads in the body). However, despite the above mentioned upheavals, once the process of transmuting their form has begun, it is difficult, and even dangerous, to try to stop it; fortunately their expanded perceptions resulting from the harmonizing role of the unified chakra act as a protective/safety mechanism.

Looking at it from a technical perspective, our etheric network operates in a similar manner to that of a simple radio receiver capable of discriminating application signals at its input. Ascensionees radios aka receivers are equipped with decoders allowing them to demodulate and exploit authorized signals/frequencies due to an incorporated algorithm (this process is similar to the encrypting patch used by secret services in their communication equipment all over the globe to restrict service/info to specific parties). It is for this kind of Squelching – the difference in the programming of the DNA that stops the masses from benefiting from the effect of these energies through a pre-birth agreement.

Source [Cosmos – Alcyone/Sun/Galactic Alignments…] → Waves [Frequencies] → Antenna [Hair*] → Etheric Network [Chakras – Decoder/Squelch] → Ground → Source. And the circuit is complete/closed (all energy circuits must be closed for current to flow).

Those that have not yet taken the first step (slumbers/laggards/fence straddlers/…) – not yet demodulating these energies, will do so in divine timing for everyone is moving towards reconnection/home and the difference is just a matter of degrees. And all we have to do at this point in time is send them our blessings for our reunion is timeless in the infinite continuum.

Some harmonics in closing to fine-tune our radio receivers: Life unfolds endlessly in divine order, timing, will and for our highest good; those that can handle both sides of the equation (duality) and keep their peace have been called Masters – observing without interference. The greatest challenges facing humankind today is the mastery of the altered ego. The ego is highly creative and manifests itself in all shades/colors hence capable of disguising/camouflaging within itself – a drama within a drama. Success in this endeavor will thin out the veil → Love, Surrender, Gratitude, +++ will help manifest the big picture."

Source
http://ascensionenergies.com/2017/09/22/why-ascension-energies-frequencies-are-not-perceived-validated-by-the-general-public/

"A timeline split is where two timelines are experienced as if they are one" Channeled by Linda Lovett

"A timeline split is where two timelines are experienced as if they are one, one timeline splits into two and run parallel, they stay partially connected, so there are different memories or vibrations between people, we are experiencing 5D at the same time as others are experiencing 3D, we have memories of mainstream media/entertainment from a different timeline, we have carried them with us where as usually there is a natural amnesia.

We have always shifted timelines as we change our perception, though, we would not of been aware of this, now we are taking TIMELINE SHIFTS that have a bigger gap between them and are also carrying residue from the one we came from in that we are at a higher frequency than those around us.

Nodes are the places along a timeline that we make shifts from, There are infinite nodes, though, some are bigger, as in they transport us through our frequency/awareness to a much higher vibration timeline. They are a point of transition and can be a clearing or raising frequency point...

A timeline collapse is when the majority BELIEFS are changed dramatically and the previous timeline can not exist anymore, this can happen in the collective or individual consciousness...

Timelines merging are the individual person primarily experiencing their own timeline whilst in a collective timeline that may be of a lower consciousness and their individual consciousness allows that frequency to be experienced by more of the lower frequency collective individuals' consciousness bringing two timelines together.

Though it looks like the collective has more power or can slow changes down this is not possible as the universal law states ALL ARE ONE  therefore, ONE IS ALL.. we as individuals have the power over the collective though we have been programmed to believe otherwise."

 ~ Channeled by Linda Lovett

The Time Has Arrived! Finally, Our Realities Are Splitting

"This is the most important article I have ever written, and although the beginning portion of it is of a personal experience, you will see the importance it leads to. We have the power within us to take back our world, and remove all negativity from it. We are one with Gaia (Earth), and are literally part of each other, so any so called “natural disasters” can be affected and directed by our thoughts.

The “Space” In Between “Spaces”

We have been told for some time now that the New Earth is coming, yet we have all asked “well then where is it”? It has been in front of us the whole time, just existing on another plane (dimension). For many years as I have raised my vibrations, I have been able to see the “space” in between “spaces”. Meaning where others see only air, I see a ton of activity; beings mingling, ships, etc.

Many people may have noticed that things are beginning to disappear. I’m not talking about their friends/family, jobs or situations, I’m discussing little items here…like a cup, crystal, shirt, bar of soap, etc.

Small Items Disappearing Mysteriously

I have been perplexed as to why this has been happening, and have asked my Divine Twin before, where is it all going? The definition of a Divine Twin is on my site thetwinflameproject.com. Yet as I have learned in the past; I do not ask many questions, as this affects your vibration because the answers may not line up with our beliefs (which were all lies anyway). Causing our vibration to lower, or not to rise at all. Well she would tell me, “now is not the time, so don’t ask Fred”.

Yet as always, and another thing I have noticed is this; when the timing is right, the answers do come. We need to take and absorb things in stages. Well I have just found out where they are going, because just last night as I took my sweatshirt off to wash some dishes I said to her “don’t take this one”.

I said that because just last week one mysteriously disappeared from the house, never to be seen again. Well just then, she says to me “I’m not taking them Fred, your reality is changing now, and they are just in another dimension”.

Noticing Things That Were Not There Previously

It was then, everything that has been happening the last few weeks began to make sense. I walk the same areas daily, and for hours on end (I have been doing this for many years). Yet now I am noticing flowers or bushes that were not there the day before, and sometimes even in the same day on the return trip!

Sidewalks that were crumbling, were suddenly new, yet not recently fixed. I also noticed that the congestion was lower, as well as the noise. I have loud cars and many motorcycles in my area. Yet I suddenly realized that there were less people on the road, and rather than the louds cars, etc., I was hearing birds.

I then remembered an incident that happened a few weeks back, and again things were coming to light. I was out walking, when suddenly I could not stop myself from walking sideways. It was as if the Earth itself was tilting. So I asked Lucina (my Divine Twin), what is happening? She told me, your reality is shifting Fred, and soon you will begin to notice many differences.

Being In Two Places At Once

Flash forward a week or two later; I was at a family gathering, when towards the end of it, everyone began to mention how they saw police all day long. The reason is because no open bottles are allowed in a public park, and they were patrolling it…checking. Yet I saw none (not one), and said what police?

Just then the person sitting next to me started swiping at bugs, saying they were being bitten all day. Others around the table said the same thing. Yet not me though. Just then I felt as if something was biting my leg, and that in itself was unusual, because it has been years since I have been bitten. All conscious beings, insects included, know and can feel your vibrations as they rise into a love one. Insects only bite humans to wake them up!

I looked down and nothing was there. Again I asked my Divine Twin, what was happening. She said Fred, you are being shown you are in two worlds at once now. You are here experiencing this time with your family, yet still in the other world. No police, and no bugs biting.

We Create Our Own Experiences (Good or Bad)

There is a point to explaining all of this, and it is this. We need to take back our world now people, and we have heard for a long time that we create our own experience, yet I don’t think we ever quite grasped the seriousness of it.

Case in point, I just found out that the “Hurricane” in Texas, was devastating. Yet what I have experienced in the “other” world, was that it was downgraded to a tropical storm, and one that did little damage.

I also was under the impression, because I have been spending so much time there, that N. Korea who has been threatening the world all these years, backed down. The crazy man there now and before that his father, backed off with his tail between his legs. His bluff was called, and he ran like the coward he has always been.

Now I find out, that he sent missiles over Japan, and exploded another nuclear weapon, and now he is in a standoff with the USA.

Then when I thought about writing this article, just the attention I put on it was enough to push me back here into this reality only.

“Not In My World”

Planes that I haven’t seen for years, suddenly were back in the sky. That is very significant, as I am surrounded by 3 major airports. So since they are not high up and are on approach, they are very low. So the noise they make is always there too. Listen to a ballgame from Yankee Stadium or Citifield, as you’ll see what I mean. Plus I was hearing all the sound from cars, motorcycles, sirens etc., again.
It was when I started to think more and more about writing this, it was then that I realized I haven’t seen or heard them for a long time. I only see a beautiful blue sky with white puffy clouds now. I do see the small planes at times, because there are also local airports for them, yet never the jumbo jets.

It was then I realized the importance of focus, and honestly began to “Freak” out, because I love my peaceful world and wanted to go back, and suddenly I was thrown back into the chaotic one. So I asked my Divine Twin, what can I do?

She said Fred, it is not that your vibration has lowered (to that I thought, thank goodness), it is your focus that has changed. Just change that and they will go away. Well I did just that, and by not thinking about them or looking up to see if they were there, it got quiet again. Plus I was constantly repeating in my head “not in my world”.

My skies are now clear of the big planes, I even watched them disappear before my eyes. At first the noise was there although no plane, and now they are totally gone, noise and all. Yet because of the attention that the global collective is putting on N. Korea, and Texas, those have not.

The Reason We Are Here

So the key to seeing that New Earth, is focus. I’m not saying to be uncaring or not be compassionate to what is happening in Texas, and other parts of the world, yet don’t put your attention on it. Send it love and healing energy to those situations, and move on. Just say to yourself or others who try to pull you into their experience “Not in my world”. Then watch them disappear, maybe not right away, yet over time. Just say NO, not in my world!

The most important thing we can do, and the reason we are here, is to shine our individual light, on all…regardless of what we see. It is then the changes will not only happen for us, although for others as well. The timelines are splitting now, and soon the old 3d Earth, will spin off on its own, and the people who live in fear will continue to experience just that.

Then there will be the 5d one, this is the one I have seen for a long time (the empty space), and the one I am experiencing now. That is the Earth you want to be on. There is a short 8 minute video on my new site called “the Volunteers” that explains this well (info in the bio below). In addition I want to offer a gift for all here, and it is a simple daily checklist for raising your vibrations.

A Gift For Raising Your Vibrations

I have so much more I could say, yet better than that is getting you to experience it for yourself. It is then you will see the importance of raising your vibration and the simplicity of its attainment.
There isn’t anything for us to do. All we need to do is raise our vibrations and shine the light we all are. It is that simple! Click Here for the checklist.

Much love and light,
Fred

PS: Do not point out the changes as you experience them, as others will not see them and pull you out just by their negativity…so your vision will be blocked. Allow them to manifest and enjoy your world, soon enough they will be there too. Concentrate on shining your light. Think of the whole of humanity now, we are no longer in a duality society, where the individual was the focus. We are one species. "

Source of above
http://in5d.com/realities-splitting/

"a three-dimensional image that changes over time. However, if the brain is actually working in 11 dimensions, looking at a 3D functional MRI and saying that it explains brain activity would be like looking at the shadow of a head of a pin and saying that it explains the entire universe, plus a multitude of other dimensions."

"New research suggests that the human brain is almost beyond comprehension because it doesn’t process the world in two dimensions or even three. No, the human brain understands the visual world in up to 11 different dimensions.

The astonishing discovery helps explain why even cutting-edge technologies like functional MRIs have such a hard time explaining what is going on inside our noggins. In a functional MRI, brain activity is monitored and represented as a three-dimensional image that changes over time. However, if the brain is actually working in 11 dimensions, looking at a 3D functional MRI and saying that it explains brain activity would be like looking at the shadow of a head of a pin and saying that it explains the entire universe, plus a multitude of other dimensions.

The team of scientists led by a group from Scientists at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland detected the previously unknown complexities of the brain while working on the Blue Brain Project. The project’s goal is to create a biologically accurate recreation of the human brain.

During their research, the scientists created simulations of the brain and applied an advanced form of mathematics, called algebraic topology, to their computer-generated models.

“Algebraic topology is like a telescope and microscope at the same time. It can zoom into networks to find hidden structures — the trees in the forest — and see the empty spaces — the clearings — all at the same time,” said study author Kathryn Hess.

What Hess and her colleagues found was that the brain processes visual information by creating multi-dimensional neurological structures, called cliques, which disintegrate the instant they are understood, according to Newsweek who first reported on the research that was published in the journal Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience.

The cliques have up to 11 different dimensions and form in holes of space, called cavities. Once the brain understands the visual information, both the clique and cavity disappear.

“The appearance of high-dimensional cavities when the brain is processing information means that the neurons in the network react to stimuli in an extremely organized manner,” said researcher Ran Levi.
“It is as if the brain reacts to a stimulus by building then razing a tower of multi-dimensional blocks, starting with rods (1D), then planks (2D), then cubes (3D), and then more complex geometries with 4D, 5D, etc. The progression of activity through the brain resembles a multi-dimensional sandcastle that materializes out of the sand and then disintegrates,” he said.
Henry Markram, director of Blue Brain Project, explained just how momentous a discovery the multi-dimensional structures could be.
“The mathematics usually applied to study networks cannot detect the high-dimensional structures and spaces that we now see clearly,” he said.
“We found a world that we had never imagined. There are tens of millions of these objects even in a small speck of the brain, up through seven dimensions. In some networks, we even found structures with up to 11 dimensions.”

Source and Full Article
http://nypost.com/2017/06/13/the-human-brain-sees-the-world-as-an-11-dimensional-multiverse/

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

ASCENSION: THE RUPTURE AND THE RAPTURE

"Archangel Uriel –

Ascension is an energetic movement in to new frequencies and dimensions, and not a return of heavenly hosts or the end of humanity. Rather, it is a turning point when the buildup of the 3D/5D integration reaches sufficient strength that it creates a rupture, or a break, in the dense flow of 3D energy.

Those who believe they will see Jesus descending upon the earth may be disappointed, as will those who believe they will be lifted to heaven. These are powerful energy shifts and while the rapture is occurring, it is an energetic shift that is felt internally and externally as a break from 3D control.

Humanity is in control of all aspects of its journey on earth and how it manages and responds to 3D energy. The presence of density is now balanced by the higher frequencies of 5D energy which are quickly being integrated into the Earth’s energy field. This has been your mission for many lifetimes, first to bring this light to humanity’s awareness, and you have been rejected many times for this, and now to be containers for this energy as it pours onto the planet.

This time you are successful in every way, holding the light for the 5D energy, receiving the energy and grounding it into the Earth’s grids, and sharing it with vast numbers of people who are ready to ascend into higher frequencies. But rather than creating a blessed rapture, this is first creating a challenging rupture in the earth’s energetic grid which is being experienced by all of humanity.

As humanity receives and integrates more of the 5D frequencies, the polarity is shifting, which you are seeing as the physical wobble of the earth today.

This polarity shift is creating a rupture in the 3D energy field, creating openings in the once closed and impenetrable veil that separated humanity from its Source and sources of light, energy, and multi-dimensionality.

That is what you read in the bible as the temple veil being torn in two, this is the rupture. It is followed by ascension, the movement into your Christed Awareness, and access to your true divine nature. This is the rapture. Before we explore the rapture though, we have to transcend the 4D bridge and this where much of humanity is now.

Ascension requires transcension, moving into new frequencies by crossing through the gaps in the once solid 3D energy field.   For some this will be like paddling upstream against a swift current; it will be challenging and require all of their energetic resources. For others, this will be like a ride down a wild, fast-moving river. While there is no danger of tipping over, it is not a smooth and calm ride. For all, it is a rapid movement through a series of energetic shifts that require release, forgiveness, and acceptance, all of which are humanity’s greatest lessons in alignment, resonance, and integration.

The movement into higher frequencies you have been anticipating is here but do not be dismayed or think you failed because it is not happening smoothly and easily. Every step of ascension requires your intention and active participation, nothing about it is done for you. The Universe works with you, not for you, and it supports you in every way but you lead the way.

Ascension is a path that includes destruction, rebuilding, and integration; it is not easy but it leads to ease. It is not graceful but it leads to grace. It is not always clear but it leads to clarity.

Your soul mission of healing karma, bringing light, and allowing ascension to proceed in this lifetime is being fulfilled so maintain your vision of an ascended world, bless the rupture and be prepared to receive the rapture.

This is the fulfillment of your many lifetimes and you have done everything right and done well. Do not let fear or judgment dilute your ability to celebrate your progress and continue moving forward into the grace, ease, and bliss of the expression of your multi-dimensional Christed Awareness as divine humans.

channeled by Jennifer Hoffman"

Source
http://ascensionenergies.com/2017/09/19/ascension-the-rupture-and-the-rapture/

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

"Third Wave & Timeline Shift: Additional Information ~ Sandra Walter ~ 19 August 2016

Blessings beloveds ~ Zarah Zyankali asked for clarification on wether the Tribe can handle an acceleration. This is the question we all must tap in to - it is not a hasty decision, and it requires integrity because you will be called into service if you have needed skills. 

I will write more on *Acceleration = Responsibility* next week. There is a lot to do before I depart from Mount Shasta on September 2; here is a brief response:
This decision is not an intention to override the collective's highest good, it is choosing maximum acceleration in the highest interests of all concerned. Many may say *I choose*, then not demonstrate that in their activities (which is making a slower timeline choice). This is an opportunity for Lightworkers to drop the complaints about the difficulties we are presented with, the old belief systems, and move forward through the heart.

It also means clemency for many beings, which means MUCH forgiveness on our part. It requires more transparency from the Light Tribe (to create transparency for all), creative action to reveal the higher truth of Ascension (rather than waiting for an event), open sharing of spiritual disclosure (rather than hiding, veiling your own truth), and preparation to receive a new wave of awakened ones with clarity and non-judgment (out of the cave, into action).

Each primary timeline has many secondary and tertiary outcomes - this is one of those junctures where great acceleration is possible, and I feel it is probable. The wave arrives regardless of our choice; it is the power of the impact, and our ability to call forth its strongest aspects which we decide in the next 2 weeks.
The stronger light will enter, regardless of our choice. It's what we create with it - our collective realty - which gets affected by timeline manifestation.

The stronger frequencies/codes will accelerate those prepared to experience it, while the collective timeline of awakening, revelation, disclosure, etc. can be sped up in the highest interests of all concerned. Individual choice of experience can override what is available; this timeline choice is aimed at transparency and further expansion of consciousness.

More rapid spiritual awakenings, more support available for conscious HUmans. We are not looking for folks to get spun out, rather they become empowered and begin to create realities in alignment with higher, peaceful, heart-based outcomes.
I will write about *Acceleration = Responsibility* next week. I need to be offline for a bit to work with Shasta, thank you for your support.

 I Love You, I Bless You, I Thank You. In Love, Light and Service, Sandra"

Source

the SHIFT is Here. Now is TIME. Stay Centered. Don't get caught up in Illusion. Keep the Calm Inside and TRUST you KNOW what is Happening NOW and that it is Wonderful and DIvine, no matter how it looks or what others say.

" The Shift

(Suzanne) Renee would like to know what you can share with us about the shift.(Subconscious) Hold on to your hat, it’s going to be a big one! She is ready, she doesn’t know but she’s ready.

(Suzanne) Can you tell us about the transition? (SC) It will be a gradual transition, it won’t happen in a split second. But relatively it will be a short time.

(Suzanne) Can you give us a linear time frame? (SC) It will happen over a year or two. When you look over the history of the world, that’s a very short period.

(Suzanne) What changes should we be aware of? As you are shifting your frequency, you are going to be aware that things are different, things are happening. 

(Suzanne)  Can you describe how we will feel that? (SC) How you live your life, it’s love, being surrounded by love, it’s an indicator, when you can feel that. You are raising your frequency when you feel love. It will happen in pockets around the world. Some people are ready others are not. The ones that are struggling are not ready to shift.

(Suzanne) So, in that shift will the governments be aware of what is going on and come forward with information? How will the general public understand what is taking place? (SC) The governments do not understand it, they are not shifting. It will be through people like you and others.

(Suzanne) Light workers? (SC) Yes.

(Suzanne) Will the changes effect the weather pattern? (SC) They already are.

(Suzanne) Is there anything that we need to do to prepare for that? (SC) Just be prepared, be able to take care of you & your family and those around you. Provide food, shelter. There will be people who are very confused. You may need to be able to protect yourselves from them. I don’t believe in violence but you may find the need to defend yourselves.

(Suzanne) So we may find the need to protect ourselves from those who are not ready to shift? (SC) Yes, there will be those who are ready to shift and those who are not.

The Old Earth & The New Earth
(Suzanne) And they say the Earth will split from the ‘old’ Earth to the ‘new’ Earth. Is that how you perceive it? (SC) Yes, those who have transitioned and shifted and those who have not.

(Suzanne) And what will life be like for those who choose not to shift? (SC)It will not be good. There reality will be one of wars, hunger, violence.

(Suzanne) And what will their perception be of those who have transitioned? (SC) They will not understand it.

(Suzanne) And for those who do shift, what will that experience be like? (SC) It will be peaceful and loving, everyone helping each other. When you lose the whole ego, you then use the most important piece -of 3-D.

(Suzanne) After the shift, without the ego, will we be of a group mind? (SC) Yes, we will all be connected of the greater consciousness.

(Suzanne) We’ll be ‘ consciously connected?’ (SC) Yes (giggles).

(Suzanne) We’ll be consciously connected to what we’re subconsciously connected to now?! (SC) YES! Consciously connected to the Greater Consciousness, phew!

Role of the Lightworker
(Suzanne) Is there anything that we forgot to ask, that you would like to share with us?(SC) Just continue on your journey. You are all making incredible progress. It’s exciting to see!

(Suzanne) It’s always such a joy to have a conversation with the SC, thank you for all you have to give us. So is Renee here, walking the Earth right now to experience the shift?(SC) Yes, she is. Everyone who is walking the Earth is here for that purpose.

(Suzanne) And for those who are not awake, why are they here at this time? What is their purpose? (SC) It’s all the matter of self determination, the matter of being able to choose. Some have learned their lessons and are moving forward and some are stuck, can’t get past it, can’t make the shift.

(Suzanne) So is the role of light workers… (SC) All you can do is to present the information. the decision to accept the information and to act on it is the individuals.

(Suzanne) Is it also truth that those who are awake are holding energy for the planet to assist in making this transition? (SC) Yes, not only do you hold the energy but you hold the key to help others to release the energy as well. 

(Suzanne) And the care of the body? (SC) Supply the body with good food and clean water. The hormones and chemicals hold you back.

(Suzanne) Is that done intentionally? (SC) Not intentionally by the farmers the suppliers. But when the knowledge is shared that by putting hormones in your cattle so they grow bigger, say, that information is given by the… mischief makers.

The Mischief Makers and the U.S. Election

(Suzanne) So let’s talk about them. Are there people in control of the world right now that don’t have the highest intentions? (SC) Yes, I would say they have been here, they have had a great impact. I would NOT say they are in control now. I think the work by the light workers & the extra terrestrials- for lack of a better term, is helping. The mischief makers have been here but they are fading and shifting and they definitely been here.

(Suzanne) So in the shift will we need the physical body? (SC) You won’t need the physical body in the way you do now. That’s part of the reason you come to Earth, to experience the physical body and all the sensations. But you don’t need it.

(Suzanne) Is that kind of like when we are dreaming? (SC) Yes, you let go of the body and go where you need to, still experience what you need to but not from the physical perspective.

(Suzanne) Will the outcome of the US elections really matter? (SC) No, the transition of the shift is still going to happen in the next few years, it really doesn’t matter. No politicians in the New Earth, no political ads!

(Suzanne) Hooray!!

Creator of the Earth & The Creator of the Greater Consciousness
(Suzanne) Tell me about our Creator. (SC) We have all existed for all time. Are you thinking about the Creator of the Earth or the Creator of the Greater Consciousness or…

(Suzanne) Well, I bit off more than I knew there! Let’s talk about the Creator of the Earth. (SC) Well, just as you say that, we want to go the other route.

(Suzanne) giggles, Ok! You have the floor!

(SC) The Creator Consciousness has always existed and always will. we have, over time, in Earth terms, sometimes have gotten very board. We want to experience different things and learn.

We want to learn different things from different perspectives. 

So the Creator Consciousness caused the Earth to form. Then at different times, we choose to come to Earth. We choose who we’re going to be with on Earth, as in our parents and families. We know that before we come to Earth. So based on whatever experiences we want to teach or learn, we come to a particular situation or family. We come here to learn what we choose. We forget where we come from because to learn from experience is much different than being aware of it. That would impact our learning. So that is all erased when we are born on Earth.

(Suzanne) So tell me about the Creator of the Earth. (SC) We’re ALL Creators of the Earth! It all comes from the Greater Consciousness, of which we’re all apart.

Parallel Lives

(Suzanne) I would like to understand more about parallel lives. What can you share with me?

(SC) So on Earth, we think of time being linear. When you think of parallel lives, think of taking a knife and chopping up that linear line and putting those pieces beside each other.  You have multiple lives going on at the same time, in different locations. But you’re not aware of them because it would be too confusing for you! -giggles.

(Suzanne) You have to speak simply here, it’s just me!   So then, in a parallel life that I am having, it’s felt just as ‘real’ as I’m feeling this life? (SC) Yes.

(Suzanne) And the purpose of having parallel lives is to experience more at once? (SC) Yes, more lessons, more learning. You remember them all when you leave the body and go back to the spiritual life, then you can bring those all together.

(Suzanne) I got it!  So, is there a reason to get to a point of being able to remember each of our parallel lives and does everybody have them? (SC) Everyone can have them, it’s really up to us. You can choose to have one, you can choose to have many. Some want to have one at a time, some want to learn quickly so they have parallel lives. (Talk about multi-tasking!!)

(Suzanne) How would we know we are having a parallel life?(SC) I don’t think that you would. We would block it so you are concentrating on one at a time. These lives that we have been regressing through today do not have to happen linearly, they can happen parallel as well.

(Suzanne) My late father had a theory that ‘time’ happened backwards, so this just adds to the possibilities…of my confusion! (giggles)

Returning to Spirit After a Life Experience
(Suzanne) So tell me about the space we occupy when we leave the body, end the life.(SC) You go back to a place, if the end of the life has been traumatic, you go back to a place of orientation, into that space. It takes a while to get back to a straight, spiritual being. It’s a very pleasant place. There is no fighting, no war. It is very peaceful.

(Suzanne) And can we still check in on our loved ones that are still here? (SC) Yes you can. But you find your priorities shift. your focus isn’t so much on the ones you left behind than on the work at hand. It’s just the way it works.

(Suzanne) And from you perspective, does everybody leave the body, no matter the circumstance, when they choose to leave? (SC) It somewhat depends on the development of the person, if they leave their body easily, some bodies fight it all the way, which makes the transition for them much tougher.

(Suzanne) So when people are getting ready to pass and they ‘see’ angels and the what not, what is happening? (SC) When they are getting ready to transition, aids or guides are sent to help them with the transition. From the time they leave their body, they may not recognize the aids, they may doubt what they are seeing, but there is always someone there to help them.  To help them leave the physical body, arrive in the spiritual world and to help the re-orientation. It’s almost like being sick in the physical world, you need someone to nurse you back to the spiritual life.

(Suzanne) Gosh, you are answering everything so well and I don’t want to let you go yet! (giggles) I’m trying to think of another question. So as we come from Creator Consciousness and your desire is to experience everything,  so it is truthful that we can be an animal, we can be a blade of grass, we can be a rock, we can be a human. (SC) Yes.

Ancient Egypt, ET’s & Atlantis

(Suzanne) On the topic of Egypt, those beginnings came from ET’s? (SC) The pyramids? Yes. There was a lot of knowledge brought to the Earth from the ET’s, that over time man has lost.

(Suzanne) Will we find it someday? (SC) You are finding some of it now. They were not able to handle it when they got it.

(Suzanne) So is that like Atlantis? (SC) Yes. Another example of not being able to handle what they had.

(Suzanne) Are we in a similar situation right now? (SC) Yes, we are moving ‘through’ that, hopefully this time. We are able to be a little more responsible with it.

Multiple Dimensions

(Suzanne) One last question; how are we able to experience multiple dimensions? (SC) Tell me your definition of multiple dimensions.

(Suzanne) The common knowledge is that when we are in a human body, we are experiencing 3-D. (SC) Right.

(Suzanne) So we’re dealing with the ego and duality. As we transform through this shift, we’ll be raising our vibration, our frequency to come through the 4th & 5th dimension and higher? (SC) Yes.

(Suzanne) And when we’re in our dream state, are we traveling into those higher dimensions? (SC) Yes.

(Suzanne) Can we go lower? (SC) yes, I don’t know why you would but you can. giggles.

(Suzanne) So when we mediate, we are experiencing a higher dimension? (SC) Yes, much higher!

(Suzanne) So this type of work, QHHT, or TAUK assists others to reach these levels and open them up? Is there anything else we should know about this? (SC) It’s just getting the word out there to use it as a means to raise other peoples frequency. Many people want to raise their frequency but don’t know how. 

(Suzanne) So on a basic level,  when people just feel good, they are raising their frequency? (SC) Yes, just feeling, good, feeling love is all one needs to raise it.

by Suzanne Spooner  "

Source Article March 2017
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