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    [Excerpt from Michael Speaks: May 2005]

     

    [After Kerrin expressed disbelief that Michael Jackson could be from her entity: C1E5]

     

    [M Entity]
    Incidentally, Michael Jackson is in your Entity, Kerrin.

     

    Celebrity does not preclude a fragment from being our student. Only Choice can do that.

     

    [Annsge] So Michael J could have been a Michael student.

     

    [M Entity] Michael Jackson has been exposed to our teaching. The Personality known as Michael Jackson has chosen to abdicate Agreements with us for this lifetime, but this does not alter anything for his Essence.

     

    [Annsge] According to some in the Michael community, Jackson was Mozart.

     

    [M Entity] It often a mistake to assume that similarities between a past personality and those of a current personality validates a reincarnation. It is more often the case that a fragment creates a spectrum of personalities across a theme, rather than recreating the same for the convenience of recognition.


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      [freyaisissuz] unique at least
       
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      [MEntity] Yes. That is correct.
       
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      [MEntity]
      That would be difficult, as they are often the same thing.
       
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      Letting yourself be with that can often be the very state one requires so that one can fill again to a point where the flow returns.
       
      To help one determine how well one is choosing AS Essence, one need only look to one's relationship with Choice.
       
      If you refuse the practice of choice, then you refuse Essence. If you embrace the responsibility, effort, and capacity for choice, you tend toward navigation as Essence.
       
      From there, the resistance or flow of the path is fairly moot.

      [Question] Michael, following on Janet’s question about C2E6 being a Resource Beacon, how would you describe Cadre 1 Entity 5 as a Beacon or an “open invitation …that allows for specific benefit to others”?
       
      [MEntity]
      Cadre One, Entity Five tends to act as a Communication and a Guidance Beacon, but actively covers all Beacons to some degree.
       
      The others are covered to such a great degree that Communication and Guidance are only technically more pronounced.
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      [Excerpt from Michael Speaks: August 2008]

      [Question] I would like to ask for the overleaves for the musician/performer/writer Gil Silverbird. He is also clairvoyant or channeling, I think, and if convenient maybe you could tell if he is channeling his higher self or something else.

      [Michael Entity] The fragment now known as “Gil” appears to us to be an Early Old Sage-cast Priest with an Artisan Essence Twin and a Goal of Growth; a Spiritualist in the Moving Part of the Emotional Center with Passion Mode and Chief Negative Features of Arrogance and Impatience from Cadre 1, Entity 5. When this fragment is “channeling,” he appears to be working with a group of astral fragments who have strong agreements with him to revitalize discarded or seemingly-outdated contexts, perceptions, and modes of expression. The Essence Twin has a strong influence through this fragment. This is a lively bunch of creative fragments who seem to truly enjoy this lifetime being lived by the Priest and all of its adventures. Despite the spiritual bent of this fragment’s work, there is a general “party” or celebratory atmosphere of joy that we believe might shine in the life of this fragment due to this strong astral network.
       
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