christ the child

Refugee and Child

Now when they had departed, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream, saying, “Arise, take the young Child and His mother, flee to Egypt, and stay there until I bring you word; for Herod will seek the young Child to destroy Him.”

When he arose, he took the young Child and His mother by night and departed for Egypt, and was there until the death of Herod, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Lord through the prophet, saying, “Out of Egypt I called My Son.”

Matthew 2:13-15

Verses about identity in Christ:

You are a child of God-
1 John 3:1
See what great love the Father has lavished on us that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are. The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know Him.

John 1:12
Yet to all who did receive Him, to those who believed in His name, He gave the right to become children of God—

Galatians 3:26-28
For in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God, through faith. For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ. There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.

You are a new creation-
2 Corinthians 5:17
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.

Galatians 2:20
I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me.

Colossians 3:9-10
Do not lie to one another, seeing that you have put off the old self with its practices and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge after the image of its creator.

You are in Him-

1 John 2:4
But whoever keeps His word, truly the love of God is perfected in him. By this we know that we are in Him.

1 John 5:20
And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us an understanding, that we may know Him who is true; and we are in Him who is true, in His Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God and eternal life.

You are God’s special possession-
1 Peter 2:9
But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His wonderful light.

Ephesians 1:4-5
For He chose us in Him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in His sight. In love He predestined us for adoption to sonship through Jesus Christ, in accordance with His pleasure and will—

Psalm 139:14
I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.

Ephesians 2:10
For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.


YOU were created in God’s image-
Genesis 1:27
So God created man in His own image, in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them.

You are God’s righteousness-
2 Corinthians 5:21
God made Him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in Him we might become the righteousness of God.

Romans 5:17
For if, because of one man’s trespass, death reigned through that one man, much more will those who receive the abundance of grace and the free gift of righteousness reign in life through the one man Jesus Christ.


You are a conqueror-

Romans 8:35/37
Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword? No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us.

1 John 4:4
You, dear children, are from God and have overcome them, because the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world.

Philippians 4:13
I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.

2 Corinthians  2:14
Now  thanks  be  unto  God,  which  always  causeth  us  to  triumph  in  Christ,  and   maketh   manifest   the   savour  of  His  knowledge  by  us  in  every  place.

You are God’s temple-
1 Corinthians 3:16
Don’t you know that you yourselves are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit lives in you?

 2 Corinthians 6:16
For ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.

You are not condemned-

Romans 8:1
There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.

Psalm 34:22
The Lord redeems the life of His servants; none of those who take refuge in Him will be condemned.

You are light-
Ephesians 5:8-9
For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light (for the fruit of the light consists in all goodness, righteousness and truth)

Matthew 5:14
You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden.

You are not forgotten-
Isaiah 49:16
See, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands; your walls are ever before me.

Deuteronomy 28:13
And the Lord will make you the head and not the tail; you shall be above only, and not be beneath, if you heed the commandments of the Lord your God, which I command you today, and are careful to observe them.

Psalm 27:10
Though my father and mother forsake me, the Lord will receive me.


The Earth Signs - Flower Fairies
Taurus, Virgo, and Capricorn

The earth signs are shadow dwellers, nocturnal, and guarded by Mother Earth. Three flower fairies dance in synchronistic unison, a tribute to the rhythm of the seasons. Like ancient witches, the earth signs become intimate with nature and its properties. They are in tune with minerals, medicines, and potions. The earth signs have vines wrapping around the mind, typically blooming later in life, displaying the resilience and the beauty of nature itself. Taurus is the petal princess, frolicking with the love and musical creativity of Aphrodite. Virgo nurtures the flower seeds, routinely serving God in service, preparing for astounding spiritual bloom. And Capricorn orchestrates the natural law, upholding the responsibility for all creatures great and small. The earth signs support life and uphold the foundation to which the whole zodiac can ascend from. 

Flower crowns were donned by angels the day Taurus, Virgo, and Capricorn were born, a testament to their natural beauty. Taurus is the heiress of the Kingdom of Nature, possessing the creative fertility of Mother Earth, giving form to art and essence. Taurus is ruled by Venus, the planet of love. But the love of Taurus grows deeper than interpersonal relationships. The love of Taurus radiates throughout all of earth and its allure. This is why Taureans love to take vacations to relaxing, even remote locations. It’s so they can hear with all sensual grace the crashing of waves, the song of wind, the rustle of trees. This is existence to Taurus. And they are energized by material, often envisioning creative design with fabric, construction, and artistry. Virgo’s hands are glossed in heavenly gold, and they hold the precious orb of all life, nurturing the Christ Child inside. One of the earth’s most reverent tasks was left to the Virgo, the Divine Mother. She walks on the fresh grass, dipping her toes in the water, waiting for the call to dive, so the fishes of Pisces can rise from her. Virgo is where soul meets body, as the sand and sea of the earth reunites again with spirit, revealing the mastery of godly design and detail. 

Capricorn awakens a sign of mystery, an enigmatic unicorn heading one direction - forward. Capricorn is the guide and guardian of all the land, containing the knowledge of all seasons, processes, and laws. The full flower of all cosmic life comes into form through the hands of Capricorn, sculpted with the lines of the alchemist. Capricorn is confronted with routine crises, like still days followed by vicious hurricanes. She can battle these alone, on behalf of humanity, undertaking major tests to retain her flower crown. The earth signs are always preparing for a hurricane. And they can be very intuitive with weather patterns and howls from the earth, typically reflecting in their great concern for ecology and environmental protection. The earth signs inherit protection of nature, growing daisies in their hearts, worshiping the sun, and bathing in balmy air, frolicking in blossom skirts, surviving in the wild, aloe bleached, sun kissed earth child. 

-C.

[art: Jasmine Beckett-Griffith]

capricorn is the symbolic christ child, so innocent, divine childlike features dwell in capricorn, this has been inherited from the beginning of time. but capricorn cannot easily soothe or express their inner child, the moon’s shadow locked in with its duality, so the inner child can feel lost or yelling from the shadows. so a dominant adult overrules this child, often suppressing its needs as immature, or unworthy. but have you ever noticed how relaxed and free capricorns are around children, especially babies, like their whole aura changes. capricorn is soothing something they never felt they could give to themselves, or allow 

ATTENTION ALL INDIGOS!

I have good news. In the Indigo School group chat, some of our members came up with an amazing idea that needs to come to life. 

For those who don’t know, Indigo School is a mystery school for indigo children and other star seeds to come together, share knowledge, ask questions, learn, meet new people, and reach higher consciousness. We want to expand that, so now we’re creating a community Youtube channel for all indigo children. 

Essentially, our Youtube channel will be a space for all indigo children + star seeds to make videos for different segments, all related to understanding ourselves as star seeds and answering our own questions and sharing tips for raising consciousness and more. 

Here’s a document I sent to the group chat members when we were developing the idea (shareable link: goo.gl/kRtbKn). It explains what we’re going to do. If you have more ideas to add to it, let me know here, since the doc is view-only. 

I want this to be a massive project that unites all indigos and brings us together to be open, honest, and supporting to each other. Anyone who’s interested in making videos should let me know and please share your ideas for the channel! I’m going to start taking submissions soon.

Please boost this to everyone you know who is an indigo, crystal, rainbow, star child or any kind of light worker! Hopefully we can get everyone involved. Much love and stay tuned!

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Cast and Covers.

Someone wanted a post about the cast and who they play plus if they’re a cover etc.. So, here is a post with cast headshots and who they play (and cover) in the play! Hope this helps you all.

Jamie Parker - Harry Potter
Paul Thornley - Ron Weasley
Noma Dumezweni - Hermione Granger

Sam Clemmett - Albus Severus Potter
Anthony Boyle - Scorpius Malfoy
Esther Smith - Delphini ‘Delphi’ Diggory

Poppy Miller - Ginny Potter
Tom Milligan - James Potter Jr, James Potter Sr, Cedric Diggory
Cherrelle Skeete -  Rose Granger-Weasley, Young Hermione Granger

Alex Price - Draco Malfoy
Sandy McDade - Professor McGonagall, Trolley Witch
Paul Bentall - Severus Snape, Lord Voldemort, Vernon Dursley

Chris Jarman - Sorting Hat, Hagrid
Barry McCarthy - Albus Dumbledore, Amos Diggory
Helena Lymbery - Madame Hooch, Petunia Dursley, Dolores Umbridge

Stuart Ramsay - 1st cover Harry Potter
Jack Bennett - 1st cover Ron Weasley
Nicola Alexis - 1st cover Hermione Granger, Library Professor

Tom Mackley - 1st cover Albus Potter, 1st cover Craig Bowker Jr
James Le Lacheur - Yann Fredericks, 1st cover Scorpius Malfoy
Annabel Baldwin - Moaning Myrtle, 1st cover Delphi Diggory, Lily Potter Sr

Jeremy Ang Jones - Craig Bowker Jr
Jack North - Karl Jenkins, Viktor Krum, Dudley Dursley, 1st cover James Potter Jr/Cedric Diggory/James Potter Sr
Claudia Grant - Polly Chapman

Nuno Silva - Bane
Lowri James - 1st cover Ginny Potter, 1st cover Dolores Umbridge/Petunia Dursley/Madam Hooch
James Howard - 1st cover Draco Malfoy, 1st cover Severus Snape/Lord Voldemort

Adam McNamara - Station Master, 1st cover Bane, 1st cover Sorting Hat/Hagrid
Andrew McDonald - 1st Cover Station Master, 1st cover Vernon Dursley
Martin Johnston - 1st cover Amos Diggory/Albus Dumbledore

Helen Aluko - 1st cover Polly Chapman, 1st cover Rose Granger-Weasley/Young Hermione
Morag Cross - 1st cover Professor McGonagall/Trolley Witch, 1st cover Lily Potter Sr
Chipo Kureya - 1st cover Moaning Myrtle

Rosemary Annabella - 2nd cover Hermione Granger
Matthew Bancroft - 2nd cover Lord Voldemort, 2nd cover James Potter Sr
Joshua Wyatt - 1st cover Karl Jenkins/Viktor Krum/Dudley Dursley, 1st cover Yann Fredericks

8 Reasons Why I Hate School

This will probably not be a complete list. Every day that I attend school, I will probably think of a new reason to dislike it. However, I’m still going to write this list with what comes to mind now.

Also, please note that when I say I hate school, I do not mean the idea/concept of school in general. I’m referring to the school system, specifically in America but generally of today’s world.

  • One of my biggest issues with the school system is that our work is graded. This might be the part where you start to roll your eyes, but that doesn’t matter to me. I don’t care if any of the reasons I list don’t mean anything to you, or you attribute them to me being a “lazy, selfish” kid. I’m not the only one who feels these things, and if all of the people who the school system was supposedly created for disagree with a certain thing, it should be of some importance.

          I want to go to school to learn, not to impress. Every time I learn something in school, I’m given a test. Now, the tests themselves are not a problem - it’s an effective way for teachers to determine where we are as far as the lesson is concerned and to determine if we need some extra help (and this need for extra help is usually ignored or met with useless tutoring sessions that take place in a similar crowded environment to regular classrooms). I’m sure no one in school would have a problem with tests or experience severe anxiety from tests if they were not graded. It’s that number, the digits, that drive everyone crazy. Teachers can pay attention to our progress from tests without grading them. Or, they can use numerical grades for tests but not show those grades to us. Instead, they can be helpful specifically according to our weak spots on tests. For example, if I get questions wrong on the test about a specific topic, the teacher ‘grades’ me by giving me a note to study more on this topic, or telling me when to see him/her for tutoring on this topic. Grading us says: ‘I want to validate you, not teach you.’ Grades reduce knowledge to a number. Grades cultivate unhealthy competition between students (you might say that the competition is healthy, but some students truly believe that the ones who score higher than them are just ‘better’, and I’ve experienced it firsthand). Grades cause students to hate themselves, to cry themselves to sleep at night. Grades cause parents to wrongly judge their children.

           Grades need to be abolished.

           States have their different standardized tests, but in New York they’re Regents Exams. These Regents test us on our progress at the end of the year to see if we’re ready to move on to the next level of a given subject. A lot of the time, taking a Regents is a reality check for me, because I’m reminded of what my weak points are and what I failed to study about the subject during the year. However, students’ reactions to their grades on Regents is sometimes terrifying. The effect that these numbers have on us is deeper than even we realize. Our knowledge is defined by a number. Imagine how less harmful it would be if after a Regents, the results we got back were a note as to whether we are well-versed in the subject enough to move on to higher levels, and a note on tips for what we each need to work on in the subject as individuals. To me, this is much more helpful than a numerical value, and it gives the knowledge itself more weight than a grade.

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