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“And Let There Be Earth …”

Benson C Saili
THIS EARTH, MY BROTHER…

Moving past Saturn and onwards in the direction of Jupiter, Nibiru’s path was bent further inwards by the giant planet.    That way, the fire-breathing Nibiru, “armed” with seven moons three of which it had grabbed from Uranus,   was now set on a collision course with Tiamat, which the Epic of Creation describes as a “watery planet”. In these formative days, Tiamat was not exactly spherical; it had a kind of head-and-tail shape.  

On this first encounter, however, Nibiru itself did not slam into Tiamat. It was its moons that did.     One of Nibiru’s satellites – called the Evil Wind – smashed into Tiamat, “distending her body, making in her a wide cleavage”.  In the words of the Enuma Elish, Tiamat was “badly wounded”. Of Tiamat’s 11 satellites, ten were splintered by Nibiru’s moons, dragged off, and forced into new orbital paths but in the opposite direction. In other words, in their new paths, the satellites, most of which now in fragments, travelled clockwise, like Nibiru, when in the past they had travelled anticlockwise, like Tiamat. The exact terminology the Enuma Elish used to describe this new stance  on the part of Tiamat’s broken-up satellites is, “Trembling in fear, they turned their backs about”, meaning to say, they started moving  in the reverse direction  to what they used to do before – from a anticlockwise direction to a clockwise direction Nibiru-style. Tiamat’s moons thus became what we today call comets.

Even today, astronomers have been unable to come up with a satisfactory explanation as to how comets came about and why they behave in a way that is inconsistent with the rest of the celestial bodies of the Solar System other than Pluto.  Their orbits are elongated instead of circular, as a result of which we see them once in several years to thousands of years. Halley’s Comet, for example, is seen only once in 75 years. Planets revolve around the Sun in the same general plane we call the ecliptic; on the other hand, comets go round the sun in distinct, multi-directional planes. And as stated above, comets take a clockwise direction around the Sun whereas planets take the opposite direction.

But the minds of astronomers need not boggle over the “abnormal” behavior of the comets and their “mysterious” origin. The Sumerian records explain it all for us. The comets all were once  integral parts of the ten moons of a primordial planet known as Tiamat and when planet Nibiru invaded the Solar System and “locked horns” with Tiamat, the ten moons were smashed into pieces by Nibiru’s own moons. Furthermore, Nibiru’s moons imparted to these fragments their (the moons) own orbital characteristics and sent them into helter-skelter circuits around the Sun. These fragments are what we call comets.

Meanwhile, what was the fate of Kingu, Tiamat’s largest moon? Last time around, we saw that Kingu was about to upgrade from a moon of Tiamat to a planet in its own right. It was just about to detach from the immediate space surrounding Tiamat and found its own orbit in consequence of the gravitational tugs on her by the giant planet Jupiter mostly. In other words, it was about to become master of its own destiny both literally and figuratively as the term destiny in Sumerian also meant “orbit”.   The arrival of Nibiru scupperred Kingu’s “plans”.   The Enuma Elish says Nibiru took away from Kingu “the Tablets of Destiny”, meaning Kingu was prevented from founding its independent orbit, and “with fetters bound him (Kingu)” so that Kingu remained a satellite of Tiamat as before.     Kingu’s promotion to an independent planet so that it becomes master of its own fate was “withdrawn” on the spur of the moment because Lord Nibiru did not “approve”.    Furthermore, Nibiru reduced Kingu to a “DUGGAE”,    a “pot of lead”. Exactly how this came about we shall explain at the appropriate time.

PLANET EARTH COMES INTO BEING

The above is what happened on the occasion of Nibiru’s first foray into the Solar System, where it had now been permanently caught up as the tenth planet and the 12th most eminent celestial member from the point of view of Earth as made plain in the Enuma Elish in these words: “He (Nibiru) crossed the heavens (Solar System) and surveyed the regions, and Apsu’s (the Sun) quarter he measured …”

About 3,600 years later, Nibiru returned as per its orbital timetable. This time around, it entered the lists itself in its confrontation with Tiamat as per this passage in the Enuma Elish: “The Lord (Nibiru) paused to view her (Tiamat, which had been “mortally injured” in the first encounter 3600 years before) lifeless body. To divide the monster (Tiamat),   he (Nibiru)  then artfully planned. Then, as a mussel, he split her into two parts.” Nibiru struck Tiamat, splitting it into two, whilst one of its moons, the North Wind, slammed into Tiamat’s severed  upper half. It was the impact of the North Wind that thrust the severed upper part of Tiamat “to places that had been unknown”, that is, into another circuit – between Mars and Venus – where it assumed a new destiny as a new planet.

Says the Enuma Elish in the above regard:  “The Lord (Nibiru) trod upon Tiamat's hinder (lower) part: with his weapon the connected skull (upper part) he cut loose.  He severed the channels of her blood and  caused the North Wind to bear it to places that have been unknown.” The new planet carried along with it its now lone satellite Kingu. The new planet became what we today call Earth, or Ki in the Sumerian records, and Kingu is its satellite we call the moon. What we learn, therefore, is that Earth did not begin as an original, own planet: it was once part of the body of the planet Tiamat, which is also known as Maldek. Then when Tiamat was destroyed by “The Lord”, or Nibiru, Earth resulted. Figuratively speaking therefore, it was Nibiru that created planet Earth.  

Meanwhile, the stump, or tail, that had remained after the part that became planet Earth had been chopped off   was not destined to stay in one piece. When Nibiru returned for its third circuit around the Sun 3,600 years later, it blasted this piece into millions of fragments of varying sizes to create what we call the Asteroid Belt, which lies between Mars and Jupiter. The Enuma Elish describes this phenomenon thus:    “The other half of her (Tiamat) he (Nibiru) set up as a screen for the skies.  Locking them together (the millions of rock debris), as watchmen he stationed them … He bent Tiamat’s tail to form the Great Band as a bracelet.”     This “Great Band” formed a canopy between the inner planets – Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars – and the outer planets – Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto. In the Sumerian records, the Asteroid Belt is referred to as RAKIA, meaning “hammered out bracelet”, whereas in GENESIS, it is called SHAMAIM, translated as “Heaven” or “Firmament”  which separated the “waters below” (the the section of Solar System space where the inner planets are found) from the “waters above” (the section of Solar System space where the outer planets are found).  SHAMAIM means “where the waters used to be”, that is, the place where Tiamat, a watery planet, once was found. The Old Testament book of JOB is clearly referring to the Asteroid Belt when it says, “The Heavens (Asteroid Belt)  bespeak the glory of the Lord (Nibiru); the Hammered Bracelet (Asteroid Belt)  proclaims his  handiwork.”

The Sumerians designated Nibiru’s tempestuous destruction of Tiamat, its fashioning from it of a new Earth, the scattering of Tiamat’s  moons to turn them into comets, and the creation of the Asteroid Belt as the Celestial Battle. The Celestial Battle is referenced in several passages of the Old Testament. JOB, for instance, says,   “The hammered canopy (Asteroid Belt) stretched out in the place of Tehom (Tiamat as we explained at some stage). The Earth suspended in the void. … His powers the waters did arrest; his energy the Haughty One (Tiamat) did cleave. His Wind the Hammered Bracelet (Asteroid Belt) measured out. His hand the twisting dragon (Nibiru) did extinguish.”  The prophet ISAIAH talks of an event in which “The Lord” (Nibiru) “carved the Haughty One (Tiamat), made spin the watery monster (Tiamat), dried up the waters of Tehom-Raba (Great  Tiamat)”. In PSALMS it is said: “By thy (Nibiru) might, the waters thou didst disperse; the leader of the watery monsters (Tiamat) thou didst break up.”

A PLANET KNOWN AS “THE LORD”

The planet Nibiru has been called by several reverential names. In the Sumerian records, it is referred to, amongst other names, as the “Planet of the Gods” as well as the “Planet of the Throne of Heaven”.   The term “Gods” of course stands for the Anunnaki, who created us, that is, genetically engineered us into existence through a fusion of their genes and that of Ape-Man 300,000 years ago.   Nibiru was  the planet of the throne of Heaven because every time Anu, the Anunnaki King, came to Earth on a state visit, he did so via Nibiru. Anu had a secondary throne on planet Nibiru although his main throne was based in the Sirius star system, a topic we shall dwell upon in detail at a later stage.

In the Old Testament, Nibiru is in precious many passages referred to as “The Lord” or “The Lord of Hosts”. Why is it called “The Lord?” Well, there are several reasons but the cardinal one is that it “created” the Earth from the primordial planet Tiamat by way of the “Celestial Battle” it launched 4 billion years ago.  That way, it became the “Great Heavenly Body” and “The King of Gods”. In this latter context, “Gods” simply means the planets of the Solar System.

Since the Celestial Battle, Nibiru has been the supreme planet of the Solar System, as a result of which the Sumerians revered it even more than they did the Sun. Their records describe Nibiru as the "One Who Illumines";   "He who scans the heights of the distant heavens … wearing a halo whose brilliance is awe-inspiring …”; “He who scans the hidden knowledge”; “He who sees all the quarters of the universe”; “The monitor of all the planets”. The term “Illuminati”, which refers to elitists who possess special knowledge withheld from the rest of mankind, partly derives from their identification with the beings of the planet Nibiru, the Anunnaki. Also, the ubiquitous symbol of the All-Seeing Eye has a lot to do with Nibiru and the Anunnaki in light of the afore-mentioned characterisations of their planet.

Once every 3600 years approximately, Nibiru returns to the scene of the Celestial Battle, the place where planet Tiamat used to be, the only time Earthlings see it. Indeed, the figure 3600 was significant to the Sumerians. Pictographically, it was presented as a large circle. The number 3600 was known as shar in Sumerian. But shar was also one of the many epithets of the planet Nibiru.  It meant “supreme ruler” as indeed Nibiru was, being the foremost planet of the Solar System. Shar also meant a “complete circle”, referring,  in this context,  to the 3600 Earth years Nibiru takes to make one complete turn around the Sun.  “Planet/orbit/3,600 – it   could not be a mere coincidence,” observes   Zechariah Sitchin.

THE CROSS AND THE WINGED GLOBE
     
In Sumerian times, the everyday name of the planet Nibiru was exactly that – Nibiru. Nibiru means “the planet of the crossing”. This name we glean from a Sumerian text that reads thus: “Planet Nibiru: the Crossroads of Heaven and Earth he shall occupy. Above and Below, they shall not go across; they must await him. Planet Nibiru: planet which is brilliant in the heavens. He holds the central position. To him they shall pay homage. Planet Nibiru: it is he who without tiring the midst of Tiamat keeps crossing. Let ‘Crossing’ be his name – the one who occupies the midst.”

Nibiru was called the planet of the crossing because every time it returned to the ecliptic, the furthermost point it went was where the destroyed Tiamat used to be. It is at that point it crosses the ecliptic. When it crosses that passage (a journey that takes six years), it is said to “hold the central position” or “occupy the midst”. How so? Because it divides the Solar System’s main celestial bodies other the Sun into two equal parts – Mercury, Venus, Earth, the moon and Mars on the one hand, and Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto on the other.

Charting the path of Nibiru as it approached, this is what the ancients  said: “Planet Marduk: upon its appearance – Mercury; rising 30 degrees of the celestial arc – Jupiter; when standing in the place of the Celestial Battle – Nibiru.” What did the ancients mean when they so stated?  Marduk was the name of Nibiru in Babylonian times, after the Sumerian era. Nibiru was first seen from Earth when it astronomically aligned itself with the planet Mercury and loomed even larger when it aligned itself with Jupiter. Its closest position to Earth was attained at the place where the original Earth used to be – the space between Mars and Jupiter, which the Sumerians also called the “Place of the Crossing”. At this point, it became Nibiru proper, Planet of the Crossing.  The Sumerian mention of the planet’s 30 degree inclination to the ecliptic is confirmed by modern astronomers.

Obviously as a nod to its being a planet of the crossing, Nibiru was depicted as a radiating cross. As a cuneiform sign, the cross also stood for Anu, the Anunnaki King, and “divine”. The cross evolved to become the letter “Tav” in the Hebrew alphabet, which meant “sign”. Why sign? This was very much in keeping with how the ancients received the planet Nibiru. When it was seen, it was considered to be a harbinger of both good and bad tidings – floods, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, great advances scientifically and knowledgewise  as well as in the standard of living in general, the arrival of the “God” Anu, etc.  

But if there was one symbol that seemed to fascinate Sumerians the most, it was the Winged Globe. It was everywhere and anywhere, around them and about them.  Observes Zechariah Sitchin: “Wherever the archeologists uncovered the remains of the Near Eastern peoples, the symbol of the Winged Globe was conspicuous, dominating temples and palaces, carved on rocks, etched on cylinder seals, painted on walls. It accompanied kings and priests, stood above their thrones, hovered above them in battle scenes, was etched into their chariots. Clay, metal, stone, and wood objects were adorned with the symbol. The  rulers of Sumer and Akkad, Babylon and Assyria, Elam and Urartu, Mari and Nuzi, Mitanni and Canaan – all revered the symbol. Hittite kings, Egyptian pharaohs, Persian shar's – all proclaimed the symbol (and what it stood for) supreme. It remained so for millennia.”

The planet was depicted as a winged globe because when it is seen, it has  a glow around it that extends sideways, giving it a fuzzy wings-shape.


NEXT WEEK: NIBIRU ON A SUMERIAN CYLINDER SEAL

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Our lives are full of impatience

13th July 2022

Impatience lives within all of us; in some even more so than in others. When impatient some people will get fidgety, mumble and curse under their breath or even losing their tempers and being rude to others, whilst on the other hand others will be cool, calm and collected. Impatience comes in different packages and can stem from many sources.

We go through our daily lives with usual things like queuing at the bank, post office, government offices and other places of poor customer service that irk and irritate most of us. Unacceptable but somewhat understandable because of the insensitivity or inefficiency of others the rest have to suffer.

Taking it up to another level, specifically onto a ‘religious’ one, we come across many who show impatience with their lives because of their high expectations leading them to believe that their prayers are not being answered. For them Allah has a message: “Be sure we shall test you with something of fear and hunger, some loss in goods or lives or the fruits (of your toil), but give glad tidings to those who patiently persevere, who say, when afflicted with calamity: ‘To God We belong, and to Him is our return’. They are those on whom (descend) blessings from their Lord” (2:155-157)

Sometimes we strongly pray for something and we get despaired when our prayers are ‘not answered’. But remember: ‘Allah is with those who patiently persevere’. (Quran 8:46). We have to realise and accept that the Lord is in complete control of everything – we cannot always get what we want because the Lord knows best what is good for us, accept the will of God. ‘But it may happen that you dislike a thing which is good for you, and it may happen that you love a thing which is bad for you.  And God knows and you do not know!’ (Quran 2:216)

A believer should rather ask Allah to bless him, make it easy for him and to grant him what is good in this world and in the hereafter. Be positive and look at the other blessings that you have instead. “Pray for help from God, and (wait) in patience and constancy: for the earth is God’s, to give as a heritage to such of His servants as He pleases; and the end is (best) for the righteous.” (Quran 7:128)

On the other hand, think about it, when things go wrong we go into a tailspin, start blaming ourselves, others and at the worst we begin to question why the Lord has not favoured us, yet we forget the countless other daily bounties that the Lord has blessed us with. ‘When trouble touches a man, he cries unto Us, in all postures, lying down on his side, or sitting, or standing. But when We have solved his trouble, he passes on his way as if he never had cried to Us….’ (Quran 10:12)

When the stresses of life hit us and we are faced with challenges, it is only then that some of us turn to our Lord in prayer. Unfortunately, it is human nature to forget our duty and allegiance to our Creator when things run smoothly in our lives. This is true because when the going is good we put it down to our own efforts. Nothing wrong with that but we need to realise that all that happens is through the Will of God.

‘…… when We bestow a favour upon him as from Ourselves, he says, “This has been given to me because of a certain knowledge (I have)!” Nay, but this is but a trial, but most of them understand not! (Quran 39:49)

We have become so obsessed with this material world that we have separated and compartmentalized our lives away from our faith because everything now revolves around moving up the economic ladder of life regardless of the cost to our souls.

Unfortunately many of us are impatient of the favours of our Lord we want things to happen now. We forget that the Almighty has a plan for each and every one of us, the good times, the bad times; the happy times, the sad times; the difficult times and the time of ease; and so it goes. From my school days, in physics class, I recall the saying that ‘for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction’ – I suppose so it is with life.

The question is; if we are so impatient about the ‘good’ in our life what about the bad? The Almighty asks us: ‘Do they then ask for Our penalty to be hastened on?’….yet there comes to them at length the punishment which they were promised’ (Quran 26: 204 – 206). Therefore we should balance our desires and pray for guidance, assistance and at the same time pray for peace of mind.

Impatience manifests itself into many people turning to those self-proclaimed ‘prophets’ – enough said. They promise you great wealth, worldly gains, winning of tenders and all those dazzling promises they make. Sadly many people are convinced that the ‘gospel of prosperity’ that these so-called prophets preach is the answer.

Remember you cannot buy God’s favour with money, so what are you paying that prophet for – the only answer is, for his own ‘profit’? I remind them to read the Bible: “Thy money perishes with thee because thou hast thought that the gift of God may be purchased with money”. (Acts 8; 20)

Think of those daily blessings that we take for granted, and which we should be grateful for to our Lord, rather start counting your blessings before counting your ‘shortages in life’;

Before you say an unkind word – Think of someone who can’t speak.
Before you complain about the taste of your food – Think of someone who has nothing to eat.
Before you complain about your partner – Think of someone who’s crying out to GOD for a companion.
Before you complain about life – Think of someone who died too young.
Before you complain about your children – Think of someone who desires children but they’re barren.
Before you complain about the small house you live in – Think of the people who don’t have homes.
Before complaining about the distance you to drive to work – Think of someone who walks the same distance but on foot.
And when you complain about your job – Think of the unemployed who wish they had any job.
Before you think of pointing the finger or condemning others – Remember that not one of us is without sin and we all answer to one MAKER. Also when you are pointing at others – one finger is ‘at’ them – but at least three of your fingers are pointing ‘back’ at you.
When depressing thoughts seem to get you down – Put a smile on your face and thank GOD you’re alive and still around.

As the Quran repeatedly asks: ‘…..then which of the favours of your Lord will you deny’ (Surah 55)

Don’t be impatient, trust in your Lord, that trust will never be misplaced. ‘If Allah is your helper none can overcome you, and if He withdraws His help from you, who is there who can help you? In Allah let believers put their trust’ (Qur’an 3:160)
Let us think of our daily Blessings.

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A Begrudged Child

21st June 2022

Princess Diana was at once a child of destiny and a victim of fate

It is no secret, General Atiku, that the British monarch constitutes one of the most moneyed families on this scandalously uneven planet of the perennial haves on the one hand and the goddamn havenots (such as you and me General) on the other hand.

In terms of residences alone, the House of Windsor lays claim to some 19 homes, some official, such as Buckingham Place and Windsor Castle, for instance, and the greater majority privately owned.
Arguably the most eminent of its private residences is Sandringham House at Sandringham Estate in Norfolk, England.

It is at this sprawling, 8,100-hectare estate the Queen spends two months each winter, at once commemorates her father King George VI’s death and her own accession to the throne, and more often than not celebrates Christmas. King George VI and his father King George V both drew their last breath here.

A 19th century Prince of Wales, Albert Edward (who would later become King Edward VII), acquired Sandringham in 1862 and it has remained royal property ever since. On the death of King George VI in February 1952, the property passed to his successor Queen Elizabeth II, the incumbent monarch, who assigned her husband Prince Phillip its management and upkeep. The estate also houses a parish, St. Mary Magdalene Church, which the outwardly religious Queen attends every Sunday.

Albert, General, had several additional properties built on the estate the year after he acquired it, one of which was the ten-bedroomed Park House. The house was built to accommodate the overflow of guests at Sandringham House. In the 1930s, King George V leased Park House to Maurice Roche, an Irishman and a bosom friend to his second son, who at the time was Duke of York but would in future be King George VI.

Roche was the 4th Baron Fermoy, a title in the Peerage of Ireland created by Queen Victoria way back in 1856. He and his wife Ruth had three children born at Park House, the second-born of whom was Frances Ruth Roche (futuristically Frances Shand Kydd), born in January 1936.

In 1956, Frances married John Spencer, a fellow noble, and following an “uneasy spell” at Althorp, the Spencer family estate of 500 years, the couple took up residence at Park House, which would be their home for the next 19 years. On July 1, 1961, Frances, then aged 25, and John, then aged 37, welcomed into the world their thirdborn child and youngest daughter, Diana Frances Spencer.

She would, on a positive note, become Her Royal Highness Princess Diana of Wales and the most famous and popular member of the Royal family. On the flip side of the coin, she would, as you well know General, become the most tragic member of the Royal family.

GIRL CHILD WHO SHOULD HAVE BEEN A BOY

If there was one thought that constantly nagged at Diana as a youngster, General, it was the “guilt” of having been born anyway. Her parents first had two daughters in succession, namely Elizabeth Sarah, born in 1955, and Cynthia Jane, born in 1957. Johnnie was displeasured, if not downright incensed, that his wife seemed incapable of producing a male child – a heir – who he desperately needed as an aristocrat.

He even took the trouble of having his wife see a series of doctors in a bid to establish whatever deficiency she possessed in her genetic make-up and whether it was possible to correct it. At the time, General, it was not known that it is the man who determines a child’s sex and not the woman.

John’s prayers, if we can call them that General, were as much answered as they were unanswered. The longed-for male heir was born on January 12, 1960. Named John after his father, he was, as per the official version of things, practically stillborn, being so piteously deformed and gravely ill that he was dead in a matter of only ten hours, a development of which Earl Spencer would in future remark thus, albeit with tongue-in-cheek: “It was a dreadful time for my parents and probably the root of their divorce because I don’t think they ever got over it.”

Again as per the official version, General, John was gutted and hurriedly got into stride, this time around utterly positive that having had two daughters in succession, it would be two sons in succession. But nature, General, is seldom that predictable or orderly.

The next child was in fact a daughter, the now iconic Diana, for the third time around. Although John is recorded as having marvelled at what a “perfect physical specimen” her newly-born daughter was, he was forlorn beneath the façade, as a result of which Diana, who as a child did sense a lingering frustration on the part of her father on her account, would openly intuit that she was an unwelcome child, a “nuisance to have around”, thanks to her “failure” to be born a boy. From a very age thus, General, Diana had concluded that she was not well-fated and presciently so!

Although the heir, Charles Spencer (the future Earl Spencer) finally arrived on May 20, 1964, Diana perceived very little if any change in the way she was contemplated by her parents. In fact, both she and Charles could not desist from wondering whether had John lived, they would have been born at all. Seemingly, they came to be simply because their father was desperate for a heir and not necessarily that he wanted two more children.  With the birth of Charles, General, John called it a day as far as the process of procreation was concerned.

GODDESS OF THE HUNT

Why was Diana so named, General? Throughout her life, it was taken as an article of faith that her name derived from Lady Diana Spencer, a member of the Spencer clan who lived between 1710 and 1735, dying at a pitifully tender age of only 25. Certainly, the two namesakes turned out to have precious much in common as we shall unpack at a later stage, as if the latter-day Diana’s life was deliberately manoeuvred to more or less sync with the ancestral Diana.

It emerged, however, General, that the connection to an ancestor was actually secondary, or maybe incidental. The primary inspiration of the name was at long last disclosed by Earl Spencer on September 7, 1997, the day of Princess Diana’s burial. Delivering the elegantly crafted eulogy, Earl Spencer had this to say in relation to her naming: “It is a point to remember that of all the ironies about Diana, perhaps the greatest was this – a girl given the name of the ancient goddess of hunting was, in the end, the most hunted person of the modern age.”

It is significant, if not curious, General, that of John’s three daughters, only Diana was given the name of a goddess. Clearly, there must have been a special reason for this as aristocrats do not confer names casually: every name carries a metaphorical, symbolic, or intentional message. Typically, it honours an iconic personage or spirit or somebody lesser but who evokes memories anyway.

Elizabeth Sarah, for instance, was in all probability named after the Queen’s mother, whose decades-long inner circle included Diana’s paternal and maternal grandmothers, and an ancestor going by the name Sarah Jennings (1760-1744). Charles Spencer was named after the family’s greatest forbearer, King Charles 1 of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 1625-1649. The ill-fated John was of course named after his father, who in turn was likely named after the 5th Earl Spencer, John Poyntz Spencer (1835-1910).

On occasion in occultic families, as the Spencer family latterly have been, a name, General, connotes a bad futuristic omen associated with its bearer and that was precisely the case with Diana.

THE FIRST DIANA

In its ancient rendering, the name Diana meant “The Heavenly One”, or goddess being a feminine style. The first Diana, General, was Inanna, an Anunnaki goddess whose Akkadian name was Ishtar – Esther in English. As you well know General, the Anunnaki are the Old Testament gods, Aliens from the planet Nibiru, the Solar System’s little-known planet which is seen only once in 3600 years, and who came to Earth 432,000 years ago as we comprehensively set down in the Earth Chronicles series.

The name Inanna is Sumerian, the Sumerians being the best-known civilisation of old who thrived around modern-day Iraq (called Sumer in ancient times) about 6000 years ago and who were indirectly governed by the Anunnaki. It was abbreviated from Nin-An-Ak, meaning “Lady of Heaven and Earth” or “Lady of the God of Heaven and Earth”.

She was so-called, General, not because she had particularly special godly qualities but owing to the fact that she was the earthly mistress of Anu, “Our Father Who Art In Heaven”, the King of the planet Nibiru, which humans of the day perceived as Heaven.

Anu was the father of Enlil, the principal Jehovah of the Bible. Enlil in turn had a second-born son called Nannar-Sin, the first Anunnaki to be born on Earth and who eventually became the Allah of Islam. It was Sin who fathered Inanna. Thus Inanna was Anu’s great-granddaughter but every time he visited Earth, Anu was sexually entertained by the stunningly beautiful Inanna, an act which in Anunnaki culture was not frowned upon.

Inanna was amongst other appellations known as the Goddess of Hunting (because of her penchant for, and skill in, waging war) and the Goddess of Love (in the sense of licentious love-making and not conventional moral love). Her other names in different parts of the world and across the ages were Irnin; Anunitu (Beloved of Anu); Aphrodite; Ashtoreth; Astarte; and Artemis, to mention only a few.

Although her celestial counterpart was the planet Venus, she was also loosely associated with the constellation Virgo as well as the moon. Once upon a time, when she was a virgin, Virgo was dedicated to her by her grandfather Jehovah-Enlil, who was Earth’s Chief Executive until circa 2024 BC. With regard to the moon, it primarily had to do with her twin brother Utu-Shamash, whose celestial counterpart was the sun: as such, Inanna’s inevitably had to be the moon. That, however, was only in a putative sense in that the operative moon god of the day was her father Sin.

Since moonlight effectively turns darkness into relative daylight, Inanna has in legends been referred to as Diana Lucifera, the latter term meaning “light-bringer”. Inanna’s association with the moon, General, partly explains why she was called the “Heavenly One” since the moon is a heavenly body, that is, a firmament-based body. It also explains why she was also known as Luna, which is Latin for moon.

A STEERED LIFE FOR GOOD OR ILL

Now, children of royals, aristocrats and other such members of high society, General, are invariably named before they are born. True, when a Prince William or Prince George comes along, the word that is put out into the public domain is that several names have been bandied about and the preferred one will “soon be announced”. That, General, is utter hogwash.

No prince, princess, or any other member of the nobility for that matter, is named at or sometime after their birth. Two names, a feminine and a masculine one, are already finalised whilst the child is in the womb, so that the name the child eventually goes by will depend on no other factor beside its gender.

Princess Diana, General, was named a full week after her birth, as if consultations of some sort with certain overarching figures had to be concluded first and foremost. Apparently, the broader outlines of her future first had to be secretly mapped out and charted in the manner of a child of destiny, though in her case she was as much a child of destiny as she was a doomed child. In her childhood reminiscences, Diana does hint at having been tipped to the effect that she was a special child and therefore had to scrupulously preserve herself.

“I always felt very different from somebody else, very detached,” she told her biographer Andrew Morton as per his 1992 book Diana Her True Story – In Her Own Words. “I knew I was going somewhere different but had no idea where. I said to my father when I was 13, ‘I know I am going to marry someone in the public eye’.” That, General, speaks volumes on the deliberately designed grooming she was subjected to in the formative years of her pilgrimage in life.

Since it was repeatedly drummed in her highly impressionable mind that there was something big in store for her along the way, Diana, General, remained chaste throughout her upbringing, if not an outright virgin to in all probability conform to the profile of the goddess Diana/Inanna before she exploded into a lecherous, loose-mannered nymphomaniac in her adult life as we underscored in the Earth Chronicles series. “By the time I got to the top of the school,” Diana said to Morton, “all my friends had boyfriends but not me because I knew somehow that I had to keep myself very tidy for whatever was coming my way.”

A DISPARAGED BIRTH?

Unusual for an aristocrat, General, Diana was born not in the rather apt precincts of a high-end hospital but within the banality of Park House itself. Whether hired midwives were on hand to help usher her into the world or it was only her dad, mum and closer womenfolk relations who did we can only speculate.

If for one reason or the other her parents were desirous that she be delivered at home, what secret rites did they perform as her mother’s waters broke, General? What incantations, if at all, did John utter over her? Was her birth an occultic one with all the attendant paraphernalia as opposed to a conventional one?

That Diana’s arrival was not a particularly cherished event, General, is evidenced by the fact that she was christened within the Sandringham Estate, at St. Mary Magdalene Church, with only well-to-do commoners in attendance, whereas the more prized child, her younger brother Charles, was christened at Westminster Abbey, in the presence of the Queen, who was designated as his principal godmother.

Anyhow, it was just as well, General, that it was in the hallowed environs of St. Mary Magdalene Church that Diana was committed to the “The Lord” as she was in a manner of speaking the Mary Magdalene of our day.

NEXT WEEK: A FAMILY THAT DABBLED IN WITCHCRAFT

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Challenges in our lives

21st June 2022

Allah Almighty reminds us: ‘On no soul does Allah place a burden greater than it can bear’ (Qur’an 2:286). Also: “Be patient. Surely, Allah is with those who are the patient.” [Qur’an 8: 46].

Without fail, whether we like it or not there are times in our lives when many things seem to go wrong and as mere humans we go into a panic syndrome and are left wondering; why me? Why now? What have I done to deserve this? We are all tested with adversity, hard times and pain, but these tribulations are the Almighty’s way of transforming us and help us develop spiritually.

As mere humans we all have different reactions when something good or bad happens to us, and usually our reactions depend on the strength of our religious belief and of our righteous deeds and actions.

One person may receive blessings and goodness with gratitude and accepts the bad challenges and patches in his life with perseverance and endurance. This positive attitude brings him peace of mind and happiness, causing his grief, anxiety and misery to ease. Thus, this positivity brings a balance and contentment in his life.

On the other hand another person receives blessings and goodness with arrogance and transgression; his manners degenerate and become evil; he receives this goodness and utilizes it in an unthinking and uncaring manner; it does not give him any peace of mind as his mind is always distressed, nervous and restless.

Thus when faced with loss and difficulty, due to his arrogant nature, he begins to ask why me? What have I done to deserve this and he may even damn and curse others and thinks that they are plotting his downfall.

But every now and then we should stop to ponder over the blessings both apparent and hidden from The Almighty upon us, it is only then that we will realise that our Lord has granted us abundant blessings and protected us from a number of evils; this will certainly ease our grief and anxiety and bring about a measure of happiness and contentment.

Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said: “Look to those who are lower than you (those who possess less than you) and do not look to those higher than you; this will make you appreciate the bounties of Allah upon you.”

Whether we are believers or disbelievers, virtuous or sinful, most of us are to a certain degree able to adapt and condition ourselves to face adversity and remain calm during these moments of challenge, uncertainty and upheaval.

When people receive affliction with fear, discontent, sorrow and despair; their life becomes miserable, they panic and become short tempered. Such people are unable to exercise patience remain restless, stressed and cannot find contentment that could make life easier for them.

On the other hand, due to a believer’s strong faith and reliance on Allah, it makes him persevere and he emerges stronger than others in difficult situations as this reduces his fear and anxiety and that ultimately makes matters easier for him. If he is afflicted with sickness, poverty or any other affliction, he is tranquil and content and has no desire for anything which has not been decreed for him.

‘If Allah touches you with affliction, none can remove it but He; if He touches you with happiness, He has power over all things’ (Qur’an 6: 17).Therefore the believer prays to his Lord: ‘Our Lord, condemn us not if we forget or fall into error…lay not on us a burden greater than which we have the strength to bear’ (Qur’an 2:286)

However, the one who is weak in faith will be just the opposite; he becomes anxious, nervous, confused and full of fear. The anxiety and paranoia will team up against him because this person does not have the faith that could enable him to persevere during tough times, he is less likely to handle the pressures and will be left in a somewhat troubled and depressed state of mind.

It is natural that as humans we are always fearful of losing the things that we have acquired; we desire and cherish them and we are anxious to acquire more, because many of us will never reach a point where we are satisfied with the material things in life.

When certain frightening, disturbing or unsettling events occur, like emergencies or accidents we find that a person with sound faith is calm, steadfast, and able to cope with the situation and handle the hardship he is going through; such a person has conditioned himself to face afflictions and this makes his heart stronger and more steadfast, which gives him a level of tranquillity.

This shows the difference between a person who has strong belief and acts accordingly, and another who is not at this level of faith. Due to the strong belief of the true believer he is content with whatever Allah Almighty has decreed,

This life is full of ups and downs and uncertainties, but the only certain thing is that from the moment we are born we will be tested with life’s challenges throughout our entire lives, up to and to the final certainty, death. ‘Be sure We shall test you with something of fear and hunger, some loss in goods or lives, or the fruits of your toil, but give glad tidings to those who patiently persevere’ (Qur’an2:155).

The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said: “How wonderful is the matter of the believer! All of his matters are good and this is the case for nobody except a believer. If he is blessed with prosperity he thanks (Allah Almighty) and that is good for him; and if he is afflicted with adversity he is patient and perseveres and that is also good for him.”

During those challenging times you have three choices: either you can let them define you, let them destroy you; or you can let them strengthen you.

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