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Are internet and email petitions of value?



I was recently forwarded an email from someone expressing the way they felt about on-line petitions. They believe they don't work because signatures and addresses needs to be present, and feel that our email addresses can be used for spam, etc. (By the way, the majority don't ask for email addresses, so no chance to spam there.) But, I quite understand their viewpoint. It certainly seems that in some cases on-line petition appears to have no effect on the three dimensional outcome. Incidentally, this is not always the case. The recent on line petition to stop the dogs being culled in Hong Kong did succeed - very quickly.
Joyfully, we are not confined to the third dimension. We know, as spiritual beings, that every intent, every prayer, every thought of 'right' has a great power. While ever that is not always immediately visible to each person at the time, it is none-the-less present. For those who don't see it, faith is required. Understanding that divine order exists through all life, we can then choose to trust that there is always a higher perspective to every single action or event that takes place in our lives, individually, nationally or internationally - whether we can see it or not! When we acknowledge that other dimensions exist beyond the third, we can view things differently. We can look at each individual event and allow our heart to steer us and participate in those that feel right to us personally. Because as soon as we make a fixed stand in our thinking and say to ourselves that we will 'always' do certain things a certain way or we will 'never' do certain things, we confine ourselves to the third dimension and our thinking mind. That prevents us from being spontaneous in our decision making and able to use our intuition and heart felt responses.
An example of an 'apparently' useless petition was the Iraqi war protests.  The display of people using their power of choice, brought us major peace rallies in 600 cities around the world. Thousands more in smaller towns, with prayers and meditations involved further millions of people. This incredible desire for peace, compassion and tolerance expressed itself across the world. Many millions of people joined in one unified thought of compassion, saying 'We don't want innocent people to be killed. There has to be another way'.
And yet the governments ignored that voice of the people and went ahead with the war. It seems like it all failed and it was a complete waste of time for all the millions who got out of bed that day and voted with their hearts.
But what was really happening from a higher perspective - on that amazing day where people poured into the streets around the world? I was in
London with the crowds, experiencing a most magical day. The Ritz hotel playing 'All you need is Love' loud and clear over the streets as the city jammed to overflowing with millions of people from all over the UK, walked together, quietly united, singing, playing music, laughing and chatting - all with one intention and all with love in their hearts. There were so many people that the entire width of the 4 lane streets and pavements were used and it took all day for the last people to reach the park where speeches were being held.
The proposed Iraqi war was a divine opportunity for the people of this planet to make a choice between love and compassion - or intolerance and judgment. There is absolutely no doubt they chose love and compassion. From a divine perspective, we are often offered (attract) national and international events that provide a choice for the people to move into their heart or not (such as
9:11 ). This particular choice for compassion over the Iraqi war gave the Earth a major leap in her ascension process.  <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />The fact that some governments ignored the people’s wishes for peace was a separate issue which involved its own learning. One outcome was that a lot of previously hidden information has surfaced, e.g. we now have international recognition that governments lied over the claims of weapons of mass destruction - and it exposed the oil issue.  There was a lot more  - and there is more to come.
I believe, everything has a higher reason for its existence.
So, I expect I'll go on, as ever, and will -
a) sign the petitions that feel right for me,
2) see whether it feels right to forward on to others or
3) delete it.
Hopefully, (without too much  'thinking ' about it) I will get it right enough, often enough!!!!!!!
It is all about INTENT. Signing a petition requires 'intent' on the part of the person signing.  It asks that person to make their wishes known  - to the universe.

The letter above was my respose to the following email  that was being sent out by someone (sender's name has been removed).



 Sent: Saturday, May 12, 2007 4:27 AM
Subject: Fwd/ No Use Petitions.........waste of energy?




Despite the fact that I have sent out several information emails over the past
 years explaining in detail why Email Petitons do not work, I still get good
friends and others sending me yet another petition to sign and send on.

They don't work, they have no effect at the end destination that they

are aimed at, and further, they can crash websites, block ordinary email's
passage and you will also wind up on yet another list for somebody else's
spam. I do not send on any email petitions that I receive,  I always delete
them. Do not waste your time with them, it simply does not bring the result
you hope for no matter how heart-rending the cause....

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To whom it concerns:

A word to the wise. Email petitions are NOT acceptable to Congress or any other municipality. To be acceptable petitions must have signed signatures and your full address. Same with "prayer chains" - be wary.

Almost all emails that ask you to add your name and forward on to others are similar to that mass letter years ago that asked people to send business cards to the little kid in
Florida who wanted to break the Guinness Book of Records for the most cards.  All it was, and all this type of e-mail is, is to get names and "cookies" tracking info for tele-marketers and spammers to validate active e-mail accounts for their own purposes.

Any time you see an e-mail that says forward this on to "10" of your friends, sign this petition, or you'll get good luck, or whatever, it has either an e-mail tracker program attached that tracks the cookies and e-mails of those folks you forward to, or the host sender is getting a copy each time it gets forwarded and then is able to get lists of "active" e-mails to use in spam e-mails, or sell to others that do.

Please forward this notice to others and you will be providing a good service to your friends, and will be rewarded by not getting 30,000 spam e-mails in the future.

(If you have been sending out the above kinds of email, now you know why you get so much spam!)

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