Egyptian Princess Seeks Help
In this mediated message, Saleeba, a former Egyptian princess seeks help to discover the Divine Love. She describes her life in ancient Egypt (before the pyramids) and how the people viewed their gods as angry and needing constant appeasement through human sacrifices. She wants to know the true God and His Love. For follow-up messages on her story, go here. For related information, go to this page.
Saleeba, an Ancient Spirit of the Sixth Sphere, Requests Mr. Padgett’s Assistance Concerning How to Obtain God’s Divine Love
Let me write just a little, as I need help. I saw how you helped the last spirit* who wrote. It was wonderful to me what a change came to her as you told her of God’s Love. And when she went with that beautiful spirit who spoke so lovingly to her, I thought that there was hope for me too.
So, I know you will help me, as I need it so much; and you seem willing to help us all.
I am a woman who lived a great many years ago in a land that is far distant from your home, and at a time that runs back into the centuries. I was an Egyptian princess and lived in the time when your Jesus, that I heard you speak of, was not known to the world. I was taught the philosophy of the ancient Egyptians, and Osiris and Isis were our god and goddess. We worshiped them, but not in love or soul adoration but in fear and dread. They were not the Loving Father, that you say your God is, but dreaded deities of power and wrath who called for our obedience through fear of punishment and the tortures of the hells. They were supposed to rule in these hells and torment the spirits of mortals who disobeyed them.
So, you see, our souls were not developed with love, but our minds were controlled with fear; and we offered our sacrifices to appease the terrible threatening of their wrath.
I was naturally a loving woman and, in my life, outside of my religious beliefs, I was compassionate and sympathetic. Those who were subject to me in our intercourse of government loved me, and were grateful and obedient subjects. But when it became a question as to our worship and religious duties, I sacrificed many of them to satisfy the wrath and demands of our gods. These sacrifices were made openly at first, but so great and deleterious to the good of the nation did they become in their political aspect that, later, our sacrifices were made in private; but they were made nevertheless.
Our beliefs were as real and as earnest as are the beliefs of you Christians in your God of Love and Mercy. And we did the will of our gods with as much belief that we were doing our duty as you have when seeking to do the Will of your Father.
But, as I now see, what a difference in the motives, and what a difference in the results! Our motives were to appease our angry gods, and thereby prevent their wrath from falling upon us who continued to live; and your motives are to get, and be filled with, the Love and Mercy of a Father of Love, and to have your souls filled with that which will enable you to live in His Presence and become supremely happy.
In the long years that I have lived in the spirit world, I have learned all this intellectually, and many other things that show me the cruelty and degradation of the beliefs that I obtained when I was a mortal, and which resulted in the physical deaths of many of my subjects, and also the death of their souls. Love, to us, was not a divine thing.
Obedience and placating the anger of the gods were the divine things to us.
And, now, while I have heard of this Love of your Father, and have seen the results of this Love upon their appearances, and the apparent happiness of the worshipers of your God, yet, I have never understood this Great Love except in an intellectual way. My soul has never felt the influence of this Love, and I have never before thought it necessary for me to seek the secret of obtaining the benefit of this Love. But I now see that there is something more to It than the mere knowledge of Its existence, which the mind tells me must exist. And, so, in my journeys to earth and hearing of your meetings with the spirits who are seeking this Love—or, rather, a way out of their darkness and sufferings—and having seen the effect of some of their efforts, I came to you to learn the Way, if possible, by which I may obtain the soul experience which I have heard you and the beautiful spirits who come to you speak of.
Of course, my ancient belief still has some influence over me, even though I have found that Osiris and Isis are myths. Yet, that negative knowledge has not supplied me with the means by which I can get this Love you speak of. While I know that the angry gods do not exist, still, there is a void in my soul which I realize has never been filled. So, if you can help me to the Way that will lead to my finding this soul-filling Love that you speak of, I will be greatly obliged if you will do so, and will follow that Way.
In the years since my coming into the spirit world, I have lived in a number of spheres, each one a progressive one in succession. But in none of these spheres which I have lived in have I found that the inhabitants are possessed of this soul Love that I am anxious to obtain. In the higher spheres in which I have lived, and in the highest, there is a wonderful development of the mental qualities. And the knowledge possessed by these spirit inhabitants is beyond all conception of mortals. Sin does not exist in these highest spheres, and happiness is very great; and the spirits are very beautiful and bright. But, in my comparison of the beauty and brightness of these spirits with those who claim this soul development of Love, I notice a great difference.
We have our loves and our harmonies, and peace reigns supreme. Yet, I am not satisfied, and so with many others who live where I do. But the cause of this dissatisfaction is not revealed to us. And, as I say, only in my visits to the earth plane and hearing of this Love have I become convinced that the great secret of our dissatisfaction may be found among those spirits who claim to have this wonderful Love.
So, I come to you and ask you to show me the Way to learn of It.
(Have you conversed with any bright spirits in the earth plane?)
Well, I have visited the earth plane many times since I have been a spirit and, occasionally, have conversed with the spirits who claim to have this Love. And they have told me of this Love to some degree, but I never thought much about It until lately. I was happy in my condition, and I have told you of it, and did not think it worthwhile to inquire into the fact of what this Love meant. But, somehow, lately, the desire to learn of It has taken possession of me; and, hence, I come to you because I see others coming to you who say they need help.
I did not go to the others you speak of because I thought that I might get more help by coming to you first. The spirits who are seeking your help say that they can obtain an advantage in some way in coming to you first. I don’t know why, but they believe it. And when I saw the effect of their coming to you, I thought it might be so; and, hence, I came.
(What is your name and when did you live on earth?)
I was the daughter of one of the early pharaohs, and my name was Princess Saleeba. I do not know how to compute the centuries, but I lived before the pyramids were built. So, you see, I have been in the spirit world a long time.
(Can you tell me something about the various spheres you have lived in?)
Not now, but sometime I will come again and write to you more in detail and give you a description of the spheres through which I have progressed.
(I would like to suggest that you seek out my mother, Ann Padgett. She will teach you the Way to acquire this Love.)
I have called for your mother and she is so very beautiful. She must have a great amount of this Love. She says that she will show me the Way to obtain It, and will love me herself, and will take me to the greatest spirit in all the spirit world in whom I can see this Love developed to Its greatest perfection. And I am going with her.
So, remember my promise to come again, for I will come.
So, with many thanks and my kindest regards, I will say good night.
*Mr. Padgett had just received a message from a spirit who was in darkness and suffering, and who wanted Mr. Padgett to instruct her as to what she should do to progress out of her dark and sad condition.—Ed.
** Saleeba was a bright spirit from the highest plane of the Sixth Sphere.—Ed.
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