Is The World Ready for a Divine Revelation? | A “Warning” to Wake Us Up?

“In that moment, we’re going to see our conscience. You’re going to see everything wrong that you’re doing and the good you’re not doing.”

First off, I want to thank my readers for their attention, awareness and support. I appreciate all of you more than I can say.

Secondly, as some may be aware by now, I am an unabashed follower of Jesus Christ, and will refer to his teachings and versus from the Bible from time to time.

Today, I’d like to take this opportunity to really expand on His teachings of Love and following in His footsteps, so that we can be reminded of the most important aspects of Life and the key attributes to pursue.

Conscious Awakening

Embellishments have been added for emphasis:

“Jesus spoke of the need to believe in God, in God’s order, in other people, and in love and understanding among people. He emphasized the need to believe in the good, but not only to believe but to do good deeds and live accordingly. Words themselves or declarations in accordance with the enumerated nonsense do not mean anything without deeds. One should do good deeds and live according to these principles. One should live in love and harmony with other people, and spread positive energy through words and deeds. He said that all people are equal before God and should act accordingly. He kept repeating that only faith in God, faith in love among people, living by these principles, doing good deeds, and showing love to others bring reward at the end of life. All who adhere to these principles will be rewarded for their good deeds, and especially those who still in this life experience the knowledge of connection with God. He has mentioned many times that life is eternal and that the position of every man after death depends on the behavior and deeds done in this life.

He talked about all people being connected to God, they just need to experience the knowledge of it. Everyone will experience it, but only at the moment of death. Those who come to this realization while they are still alive are extremely lucky, but in order to reach this realization they must deserve it with their faith, effort and deeds.

Marijan H STE

Now, I want to bring special attention to Marijan’s testimony in which he states that “Everyone will experience” being connected to God. He does mention that this only happens at the moment of death, but then adds that there are some that will realize this when they are still alive.

This hits home for me since there have been times where I will be hit with a brief flash of insight that I know for a fact did not come from me, but rather… outside of me, but within me at the same time – if that makes sense.

My own personal knowledge at that time did not match with what I was being shown. My mentality at that time was one of bitterness, anger and frustration. This “insight” quite literally showed me a different way. And that was through love, patience and understanding.

Again, I have to reiterate, this insight did not come from me. I cannot take the credit. Some other being was gently guiding me in the proper action and emotions to take.

Therefore, I cannot simply disregard people’s personal testimonies when it comes to accounts like these. While they are anecdotal, my own personal experiences is what led me into researching NDE’s and STE’s to begin with. And I am not saying that all NDE’s/STE’s are real – discernment should still be used and a reasonable amount of skepticism, but one should also not just dismiss other’s experiences but rather keep an open mind that it is a possibility.

Now, to further expand on Marijan’s experience, I want to mention a prophetic “warning”/vision that allegedly appeared to 4 young children in Garabandal, Spain of the Virgin Mary giving them signs and predictions of what is to come.

The following list are the warnings that Conchita Gonzales says she was given during these visions:

The “Warning”

– The Warning is a thing that comes directly from God and will be visible throughout the entire world in whatever place anyone might be.

– The Warning will be like a revelation of our sins – and it will be seen and experienced equally by believers and non-believers and people of any religion whatsoever.

– The Warning is like a purification for the Miracle.

– And it is a sort of a catastrophe. It will make us think of the dead, that is, we would prefer to be dead rather than to experience the Warning.

– The Warning is something supernatural and will not be explained by science.

– lt will be seen and felt.

– The Warning will be a correction of the conscience of the world.

– For those who do not know Christ, they will believe it is a Warning from God.

– The most important thing about that day is that everyone in the whole world will see a sign, a grace, or a punishment within themselves, in other words, a Warning.

– They will find themselves all alone in the world no matter where they are at the time, alone with their conscience right before God.

– They will then see all their sins and what their sins have caused.

– We will all feel it differently because it will depend on our conscience. The Warning will be very personal, therefore, we will all react differently to it.

– The most important thing will be to recognize our own sins and the bad consequences of them.

– Your experience of the Warning will be different from mine because your sins are different from mine.

– This will be a Warning to see what you have done with your sins.

– It will be like a purification before the Miracle to see if with the Warning and Miracle we will be converted.

– The Virgin told me that before the Miracle, God will be sending us a Warning so as to purify us or prepare us to see the Miracle and in this way we may draw enough grace to change our lives toward God.

– It is a phenomenon which will be seen and felt in all the world and everywhere; I have always given as an example that of two stars that collide.

– This phenomenon will not cause physical damage, but it will horrify us because at that very moment we will see our souls and the harm we have done.

– It will be as though we were in agony but we will not die by its effects but perhaps we will die of fright or shock to see ourselves.

– No one will have doubts of it being from God, and of its not being human.

– I who know what it is, am very much afraid of that day.The Virgin told us that the Warning and Miracle will be the last warnings or public manifestations that God will give us. This is why I believe that after them we will be near the end of time.

– To me it’s like two stars that crash and make a lot of noise and a lot of light but they don’t fall down.

– It’s something that’s not going to hurt us but we’re going to see it.

– In that moment, we’re going to see our conscience. You’re going to see everything wrong that you’re doing and the good you’re not doing.

Source: [ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j3vTeK78liQ ] “Garabandal Visionaries Interviews – Garabandal Warnings Channel” @11:00min

Fascinatingly, her warnings seem to be extremely similar to that of what many near death experiencers claim is what happened to them.

They have a life review in which they see the actions and harm, (and/or good), that they have put out onto the world and the consequences/effects that it has caused. Many people have reported that they could feel the devastation that their actions have caused to other people – the amount of hurt and pain that they inflicted, even if they did it unknowingly. And they could also see how it affects others, because that action stays with who received it, and they (again, even if unknowingly) send that energy out onto others as well, which perpetuates the hurtful cycle.

Likewise, they could feel the amount of love and compassion that they have sent out into the world; how even the smallest act of kindness was rejoiced and praised by heavenly/divine beings and how it reverberated throughout the whole entire world. A chain reaction – carrying on the good, kind deeds so that others can feel it and send it forward also.

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During your experience, did you gain information about life’s difficulties, challenges and hardships?

“Yes I experienced the difficulties and hardships of the behavior I was experecing in the past and all the people that I hurt thatwere still in some pain as a direct result of my actions.”

Frances Z NDE

Did you suddenly seem to understand everything?

“Everything about myself or others I always felt united and never conflicted with nature. I feel gratitude deeply. I was able to feel everything from the other person’s emotions. It changes you greatly. I am different in how I treat others. I have always treated others with respect, and thought I was very good to most people. I discovered that other people can accept things very differently, even though it was presented well, and with respect.”

Yves F NDE

Did scenes from your past come back to you?

“My past flashed before me, out of my control I learned tens of thousands of things I viewed them as they happened through a tv like viewer. you can learn anything you want you must just think the question to see it as it happened, the end of the world, any wars, plagues the birth of christ any thing you can think of. my life review was viewed the same way. one important thing that I will always rember after my life review is that (every thing you thought that mattered doesnt and the only thing that does matter is how you treat other people).”

Ron A NDE

Many times, that form of self-reflection is lost on us. We have no idea how other people feel, only ourselves, so a lot of people don’t contemplate on the potential effects that their actions are causing others. I myself am still learning how my actions affect others, and I work on trying to be more aware and cognitive of this fact.

But then there will be those who don’t consider these types of things at all. And while I cannot say that my “life review”/”warning” will be squeaky clean – because I am admittedly apprehensive of what God/my own soul will show me, I welcome this warning with all my heart, because I want to learn how to be better. And I want others to receive that enlightenment of how their actions/sins affect others as well.

And what’s interesting to me, is that I have often thought, “Why do people have to die, or be near death, to gain that insight/awareness? And why do some people have a spiritually transformative experience that changes their lives, while others don’t? Some people don’t seem to experience anything supernatural. Why? If God can send divine inspiration and enlightenment to some people, then certainly He can do so to everyone. So why doesn’t He?”

Now, I will not get into the “free-will” debate, because I don’t have enough wisdom to comment much on this, but only to say that our worldly knowledge is extremely limited, and cannot even begin to comprehend the Truth of what’s held in our consciousness and connection to God. So this matter I will leave to readers to ponder about.

But I will mention that God is sovereign, and while I, at one time, denounced God and rebuked Him, I am beyond grateful that He has brought me back from the brink of darkness and hatred, and has opened my eyes to His Love and Mercy.

And so I have questioned why some people seem to have profound near death/spiritual experiences, while others don’t. And I have considered that we all do, indeed, have incredible, unexplainable experiences throughout our lives; but only some pay attention and realize it, while others remain under the impression that it was a coincidence or a fluke.

And I have prayed, constantly, every day, that God sends us all a sign that will open our eyes, a conscious awakening, that we can see the error of our ways and the true path that will lead to our salvation. While many of us know that is in following Jesus Christ – not just believing that Christ died on the cross – so many of us don’t realize this. So divine intervention would be a wonderful way to approach this.

Again, I have prayed about this for years, before I even heard about the Garabandal visions. And it wasn’t until recently that I found about these prophetic warnings. And so I can only hope and pray that this is true. I, of course, don’t know about the legitimacy of these claims, but I know that God has the power to do this, and it will lead to putting an end to all of the pain and suffering, anger and hatred, division and chaos that is trying to take over.

In the meantime, the best thing we can do to honor God and Jesus Christ, is to live as lovingly and inspired by His commandments as much as possible.

“And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength.’ This is the first commandment. And the second, like it, is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.” – Mark 12:30-31

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I want to thank you all again for your readership, and I hope you have a wonderful Christmas.

Much love, and God bless.

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Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò Calls out the World Economic Forum, the United Nations, the W.H.O. as a Corrupt Coup Initiating a Dangerous Gene-Serum (COVID Vaccine) onto Humanity

“emergency pandemic and the “ecological emergency” are part of a criminal plan” | “anti-human and anti-Christian”

Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò is doing what Pope Francis should have been doing from the beginning: calling out corrupt institutions for their hideous plot to inject the world with a gene-editing “vaccine”.

The agenda that Carlo Maria Viganò lays out in his letters and interviews has been in the works for years; one famous scenario depicted in Rockefeller’s Operation Lock Step in 2010, and the simulation exercise Event 201 just a few months (October 2019) before “COVID” hit. We also cannot forget about Bill Gates and his “philanthropic” ventures to vaccinate everyone on the planet. Yet this only really addresses the “vaccine” agenda.

But there is a larger, more sinister agenda at play. And Carlo Maria Viganò alludes to that as well; as hard as it is for many to believe. A plot to not only gain dominance/surveillance over the whole world, but one to also overthrow Christianity.

There’s the Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion, written over a hundred years ago, detailing a global takeover of the world through one group of people. Not to mention a chilling confession in a rather candid interview with self-described Zionist, Harold W. Rosenthal in 1976, in which he admits that “You and we actually have a different God.” and “We are god’s chosen people . . . Most Jews do not like to admit it, but our god is Lucifer—so I wasn’t lying—and we are his chosen people. Lucifer is very much alive.”

(I want to make it clear here that this is what Harold Rosenthal has admitted to believing. I withhold my beliefs and thoughts on this because I honestly don’t know what to believe when pertaining to this subject. Only that there IS a group(s) of people who want to overthrow/abolish Christianity and enslave the rest of humanity.)

Archbishop Viganò has been an outspoken proponent against these gene-editing injections, and has been urgently releasing new messages out to the world as he sees the very real dilemma unfolding before our eyes; and have been for quite some time. Many of our institutions have been infiltrated, disseminated, and corrupted through secrecy and deception.

Sadly, our churches have not been safe from this.

“The smoke of Satan entered the Church more than sixty years ago with the Council, and I would say even earlier: the revolution of Vatican II was possible because it was prepared and organized in the smallest details, for decades, by traitors who had infiltrated into the Roman Curia, dioceses, universities, seminaries, religious orders. A work of infiltration that has found the highest levels of the Church inert and unprepared…”

– Carlo Maria Viganò / The Viganò Tapes

In regards to the “vaccines”, Carlo Viganò had this to say (which is just one section out of many references):

7. Components of the vaccines

    I would like to point out to You that the components of the gene serums are still concealed as trade secrets, even if there are already multiple studies that have analyzed the content of the vaccines;[18] it is therefore not yet possible to completely evaluate the other critical elements and their long-term impacts, because the experimentation on the world population will end only in 2023/2025, and it is not known what the effects of the newly adopted technology are at the genetic level.[19] The presence of graphene in the doses that have been administered, reported by numerous laboratories that have analyzed its content,[20] suggests that the forced use of so-called vaccines – together with the systematic boycott of existing treatments of proven effectiveness[21] – serves the purpose of contact-tracing all vaccinated human beings throughout the world, who will be or already are connected to the Internet of Things[22] by means of a quantum link of pulsed microwave frequencies of 2.4 GHz or higher from cell towers and satellites.[23] As proof that this information is not the fruit of the fantasies of some conspiracy theorist, You should know that the European Union has chosen two projects dedicated to technological innovation as the winners of a competition: “The Human Brain” and “Graphene.” These two projects will receive one billion euro each in funding over the next ten years.[24]

[18] US bishop slams Pfizer after emails show company wanted to hide jab’s connection to abortion – Cf. https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/us-bishop-slams-pfizer-after-emails-show-company-wanted-to-hide-jabs-connection-to-abortion/

[19] Pfizer stand accused of experimenting on orphan babies to test their Covid-19 vaccine. – Cf. https://theexpose.uk/2021/10/01/breaking-pfizer-stand-accused-of-experimenting-on-orphan-babies-to-test-their-covid-19-vaccine/

[20] «CDC issues an urgent warning strongly recommending the vaccination of pregnant women», despite not having enough studies, 675 abortions in vaccinated mothers in the USA, 521 in the UK, babies who died during breastfeeding from vaccinated mothers, and Pfizer who will carry out the study only in the 2025

Cf. https://twitter.com/ChanceGardiner/status/1443701760833511426?s=20

[21] CoV-19 Vaccine Ingredients Revealed: Scanning and transmission electron microscopy reveals PEG, graphene oxide, stainless steel and even a parasite.

Cf. https://www.databaseitalia.it/rivelati-ingredienti-dei-vaccini-cov-19-microscopia-elettronica-a-scansione-e-trasmissione-rivela-ossido-di-grafene-acciaio-inossidabile-e-anche-un-parassita/

[22] See the interview to Jean-Bernard Fourtillan, professor and expert in pharmacology and toxicology:https://twitter.com/Side73Dark/status/1448316251663736840?s=20

[23] Dr. Mariano Amici, Graphene and PEG oxide in vaccines: https://www.marianoamici.com/ossido-di-grafene-e-peg-nei-vaccini/

[24] Prof. Peter McCullough, pioneer of early care, has a cracked voice evoking the abandonment to death of elderly patients.Cf.https://twitter.com/ChanceGardiner/status/1446240498029670405?s=20

In a more recent address, dated December 18, 2021, Archbishop Viganò implores the American people to turn back to God (although it is not just Americans who are dealing with this hostile takeover) and is continuing to warn people of the corruption and collusion that is taking place through the contrivances of a “global pandemic”.

The Gateway Pundit has reported on this message, and has the audio and pdf file of the transcript, available here.

MESSAGE TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLE

DEAR AMERICAN PEOPLE, DEAR FRIENDS, for two years now, a global coup has been carried out all over the world, planned for some time by an elite group of conspirators enslaved to the interests of international high finance. This coup was made possible by an emergency pandemic that is based on the premise of a virus that has a mortality rate almost analogous to that of any other seasonal flu virus, on the delegitimization and prohibition of effective treatments, and on the distribution of an experimental gene serum which is obviously ineffective, and which also clearly carries with it the danger of serious and even lethal side effects. We all know how much the mainstream media has contributed to supporting the insane pandemic narrative, the interests that are at stake, and the goals of these groups of power: reducing the world population, making those who survive chronically ill, and imposing forms of control that violate the fundamental rights and natural liberties of citizens. And yet, two years after this grotesque farce started, which has claimed more victims than a war and destroyed the social fabric, national economies, and the very foundations of the rule of law, nothing has changed in the policies of Nations and their response to the so-called pandemic.

Last year, when many still had not yet understood the gravity of the looming threat, I was among the first to denounce this coup, and I was promptly singled out as a conspiracy theorist. Today more and more people are opening their eyes and beginning to understand that the emergency pandemic and the “ecological emergency” are part of a criminal plan hatched by the World Economic Forum, the UN, the WHO, and a galaxy of organizations and foundations that are ideologically characterized as clearly anti-human and – this needs to be said clearly – anti-Christian.

One of the elements that unequivocally confirms the criminal nature of the Great Reset is the perfect synchrony with which all the different Nations are acting, demonstrating the existence of a single script under a single direction. And it is disconcerting to see how the lack of treatment, the deliberately wrong treatments that have been given in order to cause more deaths, the decision to impose lock downs and masks, the conspiratorial silence about the adverse effects of the so-called “vaccines” that are in fact gene serums, and the continuous repetition of culpable errors have all been possible thanks to the complicity of those who govern and the institutions. Political and religious leaders, representatives of the people, scientists and doctors, journalists and those who work in the media have literally betrayed their people, their laws, their Constitutions, and the most basic ethical principles.

The electoral fraud of the 2020 presidential election against President Trump has shown itself to be organic to this global operation, because in order to impose illegitimate restrictions in violation of the principles of law it was necessary to be able to make use of an American President who would support the psycho-pandemic and support its narrative. The Democratic Party, part of the deep state, is carrying out its task as an accomplice of the system, just as the deep church finds in Bergoglio its own propagandist. The recent rulings of the Supreme Court and the autonomous action of some American states – where the vaccination obligation has been declared unconstitutional – give us hope that this criminal plan can collapse and that those responsible will be identified and tried: both in America as well as in the whole world.

How was it possible to arrive at such a betrayal? How have we come to be considered enemies by those who govern us, not in support of the common good, but rather to feed a hellish machine of death and slavery?

The answer is now clear: throughout the world, in the name of a perverted concept of freedom, we have progressively erased God from society and laws. We have denied that there is an eternal and transcendent principle, valid for all men of all times, to which the laws of States must conform. We have replaced this absolute principle with the arbitrariness of individuals, with the principle that everyone is his own legislator. In the name of this insane freedom – which is license and libertinage – we have allowed the Law of God and the law of nature to be violated, legitimizing the killing of children in the womb, even up to the very moment of birth; the killing of the sick and the elderly in hospital wards; the destruction of the natural family and of Marriage; we have recognized rights to vice and sin, putting the deviations of individuals before the good of society. In short, we have subverted the entire moral order that constitutes the indispensable basis of the laws and social life of a people. Already in the fourth century B.C., Plato wrote these things in his last work the Laws and identified the cause of the Athenian political crisis precisely in the breaking of the divine order – the cosmos – between these eternal principles and human laws.

These natural moral principles of the Greco-Roman world found their fulfillment in Christianity, which built Western civilization by giving them a supernatural impetus. Christianity is the strongest defense against injustice, the strongest garrison against the oppression of the powerful over the weak, the violent over the peaceful, and the wicked over the good, because Christian morality makes each of us accountable to God and our neighbor for our actions, both as citizens and as rulers. The Son of God, whose Birth we will celebrate in a few days, became Incarnate in time and in history in order to heal an ancient wound, and to restore by Grace the order broken by disobedience. His social Kingship was the generating principle of the ordo Christianus that for two centuries now has been fiercely fought against by Freemasonry: because the Revolution it promotes is chaos; it is disorder; it is infernal rebellion against the divine order so as to impose Satan’s tyranny.

Now, as we see what is happening around us, we understand how mendacious were the promises of progress and freedom made by those who destroyed Christian society, and how deceptive was the prospect of a new Tower of Babel, built not only without regard for God but even in direct opposition to Him. The infernal challenge of the Enemy is repeated over the centuries unchanged, but it is doomed to inexorable failure. Behind this millennial conspiracy, the adversary is always the same, and the only thing that changes are the particular individuals who cooperate with him.

Dear American brothers and sisters! Dear Patriots! this is a crucial moment for the future of the United States of America and of the whole of humanity. But the pandemic emergency, the farce of global warming and the green economy, and the economic crisis deliberately induced by the Great Reset with the complicity of the deep state, are all only the consequence of a much more serious problem, and it is essential to understand it in depth if we want to defeat it. This problem is essentially moral; indeed, it is religious. We must put God back in the first place not only in our personal lives, but also in the life of our society. We must restore to Our Lord Jesus Christ the Crown that the Revolution has torn from Him, and in order for this to happen a true and profound conversion of individuals and of society is necessary. For it is absolutely impossible to hope for the end of this global tyranny if we continue to remove from the Kingdom of Christ the nations that belong to Him and must belong to Him. For this reason, the movement to overturn Roe v. Wade also acquires a very important meaning, since respect for the sacredness of unborn life must be sanctioned by positive law if it is to be a mirror of the Eternal Law.

You are animated by a yearning for justice, and this is a legitimate and good desire. “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness,” says the Lord (Mt 5:6). But this Justice must be based on the awareness that this is a spiritual battle in which it is necessary to take sides without equivocation and without compromise, holding transcendent and eternal references that even the pagan philosophers glimpsed, and that have found fulfillment in the Revelation of the Son of God, the Divine Master.

My appeal for an Anti-Globalist Alliance – which I renew today – aims precisely to constitute a movement of moral and spiritual rebirth which will inspire the civil, social and political action of those who do not want to be enslaved as slaves to the New World Order. A movement that at the national and local level will be able to find a way to oppose the Great Reset and that coordinates the denunciation of the coup that is currently in progress. Because in the awareness of who our adversary is and what his aims and purposes are, we can disrupt the criminal action he intends to pursue and force him to retreat. In this, the opposition to the pandemic farce and the vaccination obligation must be determined and courageous on the part of each of you.

Yours must therefore be a work of truth, bringing to light the lies and deceptions of the New World Order and their anti-human and antichristic matrix. And in this it is mainly the laity and all people of good will – each in the professional and civil role he holds – who must coordinate and organize together to make a firm but peaceful resistance, so as not to legitimize its violent repression by those who today hold power.

Be proud of your identity as American patriots and of the Faith that must animate your life. Do not allow anyone to make you feel inferior just because you love your homeland, because you are honest at work, because you want to protect your family and raise your children with healthy values, because you respect the elderly, because you protect life from conception to its natural end. Do not be intimidated or seduced by those who propagate a dystopian world in which a faceless power imposes on you contempt for the Law of God, presents sin and vice as licit and desirable, despises righteousness and Morality, destroys the natural family and promotes the worst perversions, plans the death of defenseless and weak creatures, and exploits humanity for its own profit or to preserve power.

Be worthy heirs of the great Archbishop Fulton Sheen, and do not follow those of your Pastors who have betrayed the mandate they have received from Our Lord, who impose iniquitous orders on you or who remain silent before the evidence of an unheard of crime against God and humanity.

May this Holy Christmas illuminate your minds and inflame your hearts before the Infant King who lays in the manger. And just as the choirs of the Angels and the homage of the Magi united with the simple adoration of the Shepherds, so also today your commitment to the moral rebirth of the United States of America –one Nation under God – will have the blessing of Our Lord and will gather those who govern you around you. Amen.

May God bless you, and may God bless the United States of America.

+ Carlo Maria Viganò, Archbishop
18 December 2021

Now in regards to one more issue, perhaps THE MOST important issue, is where haven’t these corrupt institutions infiltrated? They’ve been in our schools, our government, our health/medical/science agencies, the entertainment industry, etc., etc., etc. Where else is there left to infiltrate?

Well, I’d like to turn your attention back to the church.

Not the “church/religious” establishment. YOUR church. YOUR Holy temple. Your body.

“Do you not know that you are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in you? If anyone destroys God’s temple, God will destroy him. For God’s temple is holy, and you are that temple.” 1 Corinthians 3:16-17

“Or do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and you are not your own? For you were bought at a price; therefore glorify God in your body and in your spirit, which are God’s.” – 1 Corinthians 6:19-20

I would think, for an organization(s) that holds such large financial and global control over societal, governmental, and economic infrastructures, and who also happen to revere satanic/luciferian ideologies, their goals would not be complete unless they can defile God’s Holy creations.

What better way to do that than through gene-altering drugs – changing who we are not only at a molecular/cellular level, but also as a way to desecrate our mind, body and soul?

And although I am not sure how Archbishop Viganò feels about this particular topic, I’d say the “abomination of desolation” is worth taking a second look…

Therefore when you see the ‘abomination of desolation,’ spoken of by Daniel the prophet, standing in the holy place” (whoever reads, let him understand) – Matthew 24:15

While some have attributed this saying to being the temple in Jerusalem, and/or a reference to Antiochus IV, the addition “(whoever reads, let him understand)” seems to be an esoteric meaning that Jesus will sometimes use for his disciples. Oftentimes, especially when testing the spiritual inclinations of his disciples, He will speak in a hidden, cloaked code that only those who truly follow Him would be able to discern. If the “holy place” is indeed a physical location, surely the verse would not have included the saying in parenthesis, alluding to:

Therefore I speak to them in parables, because seeing they do not see, and hearing they do not hear, nor do they understand.” – Matthew 13:13

I only offer these for your considerations. I cannot claim for sure what the Truth is when it comes to these verses. Only that I agree with Archbishop Viganò that there is a dark, concerted effort to corrupt humanity. And while I am not Catholic, I do believe in God and Jesus Christ as my Savior, and I appreciate Carlo Viganò’s candidness in renouncing the sinister plans he sees not only in the global institutions like the World Health Organization, the World Economic Forum and the United Nations, but within his own religious institutions as well.

Many thanks to Carlo Maria Viganò for speaking out on these incredibly important matters.

And thank you to all who are reading and sharing these accounts. God bless.

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The Different Origins of Santa Claus

And a look into his evil counterparts.

Sure, most of us know him as a jolly looking fellow with a belly like a bowl full of jelly, but what if I told you that there are much darker depictions and origins of this mystery magic man in red?

Jolly 'Ol Saint Nick. Or is he?
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Many believe that Santa Claus was an idea born from a man named Saint Nicholas. The name “Santa Claus” is believed to have evolved from Saint Nicholas’ Dutch name Sinter Klaas (shortened from Sint Nikolaas). Saint Nicholas was allegedly born around 280 A.D. in Patara, near Myra. It wasn’t until the 1770’s that the yearly celebration to honor the death of Saint Nicholas’ began to take hold on December 6th.

Reputation

There are many legends about Saint Nicholas of Myra. One story tells how he helped three poor sisters. Their father did not have enough money to pay their dowries and thought of selling them into servitude. Three times, Saint Nicholas secretly went to their house at night and put a bag of money inside. The man used the money so that one of his daughters could marry. On the third visit, the man saw Saint Nicholas and thanked him for his kindness. He also reportedly saved three men who were falsely imprisoned and sentenced to death.
Saint Nicholas Biography (biography.com)

To see images of what Saint Nicholas may have looked like, an artist, Luigi Martino, rendered an interpretation of what he believed Saint Nick really looked like by analyzing what researchers allege to be his bones/remains. There is also a forensic reconstruction that was created in Russia in 2004. You can see those images here.

Now, that’s the official story.

Of course, I like to dig around and research other possibilities instead of accepting the first thing that comes up. So with a little digging, we see more stories from a wide range of different beliefs, and not pleasant ones at that.

If you don’t want your Christmas ruined by haunting nightmares, please do not proceed.

Krampus (Santa’s cohort?)

So who is Krampus? What is Krampus?

And why is he celebrated as well?

Santa's BFF?

This creature is portrayed as being half goat, half man. He is often referred to as the devil of Christmas and for some reason, follows behind St. Nicholas’ tradition. But instead of rewarding children with gifts and treats, he either gives them a bundle of birch wood (because that’ll show them) or, he threatens them and tortures them with the birch wood, and/or among other extremely horrendous actions.

Krampus – The Half-Goat, Half-Demon Devil of Christmas

Most renditions of this creature depict him as having one human foot, one cloven hoof, with horns at the top of his head and covered in fur, and a very demonic looking face. He would be known as the antithesis to the usual Christmas Santa Claus.

Some people have already mentioned the anagram of “Santa” being “satan”, but not too many people are aware that the name “Krampus” is derived from the German word “krampen”, which means claw.

One could let their imagination run wild with those theories, but there’s more where that came from.

Jultomten

Two sketches of a Swedish julbock costume from the 18th century
A sketch of a julbock costume (3)

Various customs developed which involved dressing up as a julbock. One example, probably from the 18th century, involved making a julbock‘s mask and fixing it to a rod, which was then tied to a man’s back. When the time came to become more goat-like, the man would lean forward and a friend would throw a blanket over him (see the above sketches). The ‘goat’ would then run around, probably just to scare children!

Julklapp

Another tradition developed of knocking hard on the front door of a house, leaving a straw goat with a joke verse and then running away. The tradition is the origin of the word julklapp (Christmas present), which literally means ‘Yule knock’.

Gradually knocking and running away became less common as the goat’s role shifted towards becoming the giver of Christmas gifts, so in 19th century Christmas presents in Sweden were often distributed by a person dressed up as a julbock, or at least wearing a goat’s face mask.

Tomte and Santa (swedishfood.com)

Huh. Interesting. Another reference to a goat.

There’s also another allusion to birch wood to punish children. Weird that the stories of both Krampus and Santa Claus would involve this form of punishment. This was seen from an American book that chose to depict Santa Claus punishing children with a birch rod, which is strange since that’s one of the punishments that Krampus allegedly used…

In 1821 the image of St. Nicholas changed significantly again when he appear in an American book called the Children’s Friend. Now he arrived from the North on Christmas Eve, rather than on December 6th, in a sleigh with a flying reindeer. But he wasn’t quite like our modern Santa Claus as he carried a birch rod to punish badly-behaved children, although the sleigh did have toys and a shelf of books for rewarding well-behaved children. Along with appearance changes, the saint’s name shifted to Santa Claus—a natural phonetic alteration from the German Sankt Niklaus.

Tomte and Santa (swedishfood.com)

Image by enriquelopezgarre from Pixabay
Some additional information on the “tomte spirit” (Christmas gnome) can be found here.

Père Noël and His Evil Counterpart, Le Pere Fouettard

I am not sure why the idea of Father Christmas, Santa Claus, etc., seems to need to come in two parts. One good, one evil. But here we have it again, this time in the French/Belgium culture.

We have the benevolent face of Père Noël (Father Christmas), the one we’re all used to and love.

And then we have another person who, again, seems to be working in part with him, either due to guilt and repentance, or because apparently we just can’t have something good for the sake of it.

Le Pere Fouettard’s (which literally means Father Whipper) history is that he was an evil innkeeper and along with his wife, were involved in horrible cannibalistic atrocities towards children. Père Noël caught him in the act and resurrected the children, then recruited Mr. Father Whipper to apparently terrorize the children into behaving well, literally “cracking the whip” at them to scare them into behaving.

Source – Le Pere Fouettard (historycollection.com) | Google Images

La Befana

The tale of La Befana (Italian Christmas tradition that celebrates the Epiphany) predates that of Saint Nicholas himself. Whereas St. Nick’s birth is said to have been on 270 A.D., the story of the “Christmas Witch” begins with Jesus Christ’s birth and the three Magi during their search for him. Of course, while there is alleged physical proof of St. Nicholas’ remains, supposedly, that of La Befana is still up for debate.

According to the legend, which does differ from story to story, the three wisemen stopped by the witch’s abode and asked for help in searching for the baby Jesus. She directed them to follow the bright star in the sky. Some stories state that they were already in the process of following the Star of Bethlehem, and asked the witch if she would like to come with them to meet the Christ child. She declined, as she needed to continue doing her housework, but said that she would catch up with them later.

Alas, she could not find them, and even took to the sky on her broom to look for them. During her search, it’s said that she brought with her treats and small gifts to give to the good children, and coal, garlic and onions for the naughty children, in honor of the three wisemen’s gift-giving to Jesus. She also used the chimney to enter the homes, or even keyholes, if need be.

Santa Claus?

See also:
Frau Perchta, Terrifying Christmas Witch
for more fun references to scary punishments and goat-like entities.

Kris Kringle

Speaking of Santa Claus and Jesus Christ, one can’t mention “Christmas” without mentioning Jesus Christ, which should be the basis of the whole gift-giving tradition. Of course, due to the hectic, busy nature of Christmas and buying gifts all willy-nilly for everyone on your list, sometimes the whole reason for the Christmas season is lost on many.

What should be a time to reflect and give thanks to the gift that Jesus Christ Himself gave to the world and appreciating those in our life, this holiday is instead rife with extreme consumerism and panic induced sale-shopping to get the best deal not only on Christmas presents, but for gifts to ourselves as well. (At least for some people.)

The name Christkindl was coined by Martin Luther, ironically to try and get away from the honor of Saint Nicholas, but instead actually helped cement the whole gift-giving tradition and increased the “Santa Claus” popularity. Christkindl, also Kris Kringle, is translated to mean “Christ kind” or “Christ child” and is normally depicted as an angelic-like and/or child-like figure with blonde hair and wings, or  even as Jesus Christ.

Christkind: How Does this Christmas Gift-Bringer Differ from Santa Claus?

This account seems to simply be based on Martin Luther’s desire to get away from what he thought was the blasphemous tradition of worshiping and honoring a saint. Still, although this account seems to be from Martin Luther’s rendition of this holiday tradition, it is still celebrated in certain households.

And although Martin Luther strayed from the Saint Nicholas theme, it seems as if the similarity between Saint Nick’s partnership with a darker being can still be seen in a different form. There are depictions of this “Christ kind” seeming to work alongside Hans Von Trapp, another terrible figure known for his barbaric nature in harming and killing children. Again, the relationship between the “good force” and the “evil force” is seen working in conjunction with each other.

Why is Santa Claus sometimes associated with a “darker” personage in folklore traditions, that works in cahoots with him? Where did this development come from? Is the historic roots really based on reality? Did St. Nick really recruit a wicked man/being to work alongside him in order to frighten children into behaving?

And why are some of the depictions an evil, goat-like being?
Doesn’t sound very jolly-like. All of these revelations give new meaning to the lyrics “Santa Claus is Coming to Town”:

You better watch out
You better not cry
Better not pout
I’m telling you why
Santa Claus is coming to town

He’s making a list
And checking it twice;
Gonna find out Who’s naughty and nice
Santa Claus is coming to town

He sees you when you’re sleeping
He knows when you’re awake
He knows if you’ve been bad or good
So be good for goodness sake!

O! You better watch out!
You better not cry
Better not pout
I’m telling you why
Santa Claus is coming to town

He sees you when you’re sleeping
He knows when you’re awake
He knows if you’ve been bad or good
So be good for goodness sake!

O! You better watch out!
You better not cry
Better not pout
I’m telling you why
Santa Claus is coming to town

There are many more interesting tales that relate to the history and origin of “Santa Claus” from many other different cultures around the world. Usually they will have something similar in common, whether it’s bringing gifts to good little children who behave, or punishing those naughty, misbehaving children, to a “good” Santa Claus and his partner in crime who dishes out the punishment (or whether they’re both one in the same..), to a certain fondness for porridge or other foods and drink to be used as a means to appease these magical visitors.

Could these stories simply be a way for parents to control unruly children? Is there any truth behind these legends? Why are there so many different accounts: from a jolly, sweet old man, to a demonic-like entity as his collaborator, to a kindly good witch and beyond; while at the same time all of these stories having some sort of interesting correlations?

 

And don’t even get me started on the Christmas elves

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