Light of the Lily. Offerings from Christ. Prayers to Use Before a Meal from the Cosmic Christ (April 2014)

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1 Light of the Lily Offerings from Christ Prayers to Use Before a Meal from the Cosmic Christ (April 2014) The First Prayer - The Prayer of the Creator Cross We like the Prayer of the Creator Cross before eating. I want you to feel the full effect of the power in it. It goes like this: My God gave me life that I might live; my God gave me Grace that I might be good. That is the prayer simple but powerful. It is the Prayer of the Creator Cross. God gave me life that I might live; God gave me Grace that I might be good. Using this prayer before eating creates a kind of relationship between the one saying the prayer and God. The deeper relationship it creates between you and God then affects how you perceive the gift of the food. It is a gift, and the way that you perceive and appreciate the gift of the food is like this: This comes into me and through me to my Father. Its home is my Father. That creates the relational change between you and God. So you would say the Prayer and the appreciation of the gift of the food, but you wouldn t jump into eating the food right away. You would say the prayers, then you turn and look at your partner or another sharing the table with you, visually acknowledging each other through the Spirit, the Spirit present in the face. Just acknowledge one another -- no need to talk, but give each other a nod, make a gracious gesture or brief eye contact. You do that to whoever is at the table, to each other. It only takes a moment.

2 Once you are complete acknowledging the Spirit present at the table, then you look up slightly, and you just say, Thank You. And you wait. But you don t say just a quick, casual Thank You. You look up and you say Thank You with intention, and you wait. You listen. Then you will hear, You Are Welcome. Believe it or not, you will. Eventually it will be like YOU RE WELCOME! You know, God has a big voice. You will receive it and you will hear the You re Welcome, and you ll know. Intuitively, you will know. Once you receive the acknowledgement from Him, then you can go ahead and proceed to eat. The Prayer of the Creator Cross is used not only for the blessing of food before eating, but it can also be used for other occasions or activities, for example, if a baby is being baptized. That would be a very powerful prayer to say. If you were planting seeds -- not plants you might transplant, but actual seeds, the little blessed miracle seeds -- you could use the prayer for that. Use it before planting seeds, like a carrot seed, but not for a transplanted plant such as a tomato start. Mother Mary is saying when you are washing your undies, that prayer is good (group laughter). Who loves Mother Mary? Oh, apparently everybody (laughing). The Second Prayer - Our God is with Us Prayer or The Empty Plate Prayer The second prayer for food is a little more ceremonial. You would put an empty plate in the center of the table. The food can be laid out or ready to serve or whatever. You can do this prayer at any point during the meal. I suppose you can even do it after you eat. This is a good Oops, we forgot to say a prayer. It works at any point when people are gathered to eat. It doesn t have to be where you are gathered around a table; it can be at a buffet or with lounge trays. If there is a table nearby, you can put the empty plate in the center. It can be a flat surface in the center of some space or even the floor; it doesn t matter. It just needs to be in the center and there is an empty plate. The empty plate can be big or small; it can be glass, wood, paper or whatever. It doesn t matter. What matters is that it is empty

3 and that it is in the center. You can do this at a picnic lunch on a meadow field and you would put the plate in the center of the blanket. So the plate is in the center and it is empty. Once you do that, you stand around the eating space. You do not have to be in a circle. You do not touch each other but you stand. In that position, you say to the plate, BEHOLD, our God is with us. Then you sit down and eat. Now If you are alone you can change this to BEHOLD, my God is with me. You can do this at a restaurant or anywhere. Just ask for a dish. Keep one in your purse or something. Carry one in your purse because you never know when you are going to want to do that prayer (humorously). This prayer is a little bit more ceremonial. It s is a good one for anywhere, anytime. When you say, BEHOLD, our God is with us, some people will feel an electric shock and an electric shock bolt coming down from above them through their spinal column ending at a certain point there. What does BEHOLD mean? BEHOLD is a powerful, ceremonial way to say, Look! When you say, BEHOLD, our God is with us, it draws your attention to that Divine Living Presence in our everyday, third-dimensional experience. BEHOLD, He is here. The plate is always empty and is a designated plate for this prayer. You can designate a plate that has already been eaten on it doesn t have to be new--but once you designate a plate as the one for that prayer, you do not want to eat on it. Because this plate is used with ceremony, the plate remains empty. You can wash the plate if you want and you can store this plate anywhere. You can put a label on it if you want to. Technically it does not have to be a flat plate, but it has to be empty once designated as that sacred place that God resides in your dining. There is a restaurant rule exception for this prayer; while you are eating out, you can use any plate in the restaurant as part of the ceremony. You could be at Taco Bell and ask for a plate, or even a bowl or a cup. There is flexibility in what you use while not at home, but the ceremony remains the same and is deeply sacred. This prayer is meant to be easy. It is ceremonial, so the plate you use in ceremony for holding the Presence of God should have a special place in your home. It is pure, pure, pure GOD. It is sacred and it needs to be

4 honored. Mother Mary is saying it should be stored as a holy relic. You don t need a special cabinet and you can store it with other dishes or food, but remember the sacredness of the ceremony and treat the plate with the deepest respect and honor. The plate should always remain empty. Do not let animals near it or store it near animals or their supplies because animals have a different vibration and have a different purpose on earth. The plate is ceremonial and is super sacred. I like to use the Prayer of the Creator Cross at home, but you can use any of the prayers anywhere. The Third Prayer - The Prayer of the Sacred Female The third prayer has to do with females. With the third prayer you set out your table, but you don t bring the food to the table yet. Before you begin, you should be enfolding the space you are going to eat in. You face in towards the place you are going to eat. You just gather around your eating space. You can sit or stand; you can hold hands or not. Touching is okay. This prayer is used before you introduce the food to the space you are going to eat in. You can do it in any space. Before you unpack your picnic basket, you would do this prayer. Basically it is the prayer you do to bless the receptor. I don t know how to say it here--maybe to say bless the container is better. So before you introduce food, you are going to talk to the female as the sacred receptor. Even if you are all men, the female is there. It is not like some designated female, and it is not the feminine. You say to the female: Thank you for giving us the gift of food. Thank you for giving us life force. We adore, adore, adore you. Then you wait a moment. Then you say, Mother, we love you. Then you wait a moment. Then you say, Father, we love You. Then you wait a moment. Then you say to all gathered there before eating, We love you. You say we because it is the collective of the All. Then you wait a moment. Then you turn away from the place you are going to eat. Turn your back on the place where you are going to consume the food. You can swivel in your chair, or if you are standing, you can turn left or right. Just reverse your position.

5 Then put your hand out in front of you, your right hand with your palm out in front of you, in front of your mouth. Then you say, BEHOLD. Leave your hand up for about three minutes with palm outward. Then you just pull the hand down in toward your body to your heart like you are making a C with your hand. You just wait briefly and then you say, Thank You. Then you move your hand to sweep from the left shoulder around the face and just say, Thank You, and let the hand relax. You will do it naturally. It can be different and you can create your own kind of signature way, but the essential motion is that. We are not rigid. Actually, there is one more thing. Before you move from that out-facing position and you have completed the sweep, you just bow your head slightly and thank your feet. That might sound odd since you are blessing food, but you want to thank your feet. Without your feet, you couldn t walk on this earth. Without your feet, you probably would have trouble grounding here and being mobile in this plane. So you thank your feet, and lower your head a little and you just say, Thank you. Your focus when you say that Thank you is your feet themselves. They are very important. You don t have to say Thank you, left foot; Thank you, right foot; Thank you, every little toe it s just not like that (humorously). You are thanking your feet but you don t have to specify what you are doing. You know you are thanking your feet. You know it. You are looking down slightly. You could have shoes on, bare feet, high heels or monkeys on your feet. It doesn t matter because you are thanking your feet. There is one thing Mother Mary recommends at that point: you take the left foot and lift it up and set it back down, and then you shift your weight to the right foot, and hold it for a minute, and then balance in the center, and then go about the meal. This prayer is a little more complicated, but everybody loves it. Arcturians perfected it, I think. This prayer is perfected in the Arcturians expression of God. It s beautiful, really beautiful. This prayer is hard to remember because there are little details, but it is just the best prayer. Well, each one of them is the best prayer, so good luck figuring out which is actually the best! (humorously) There are many, many ways to celebrate the consumption of nutrition, the Holiness of life force, the beautiful gifts Goddess gave us--many, many ways.

6 My sense is that those are the three prayers for Earth right now that would help everyone. We pray almost constantly so we have a prayer for everything. You can do any of these prayers dining alone.

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