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The Shelter Cycle

by Peter Rock

The Shelter Cycle by Peter Rock
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    Apr 2013, 224 pages
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    Apr 2014, 224 pages

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The Church Universal and Triumphant

The inspiration for The Shelter Cycle came from the author, Peter Rock's experiences with the Church Universal and Triumphant, a religious sect he came into contact with while working on a sheep and cattle ranch near Yellowstone Park in the early 1990s.

The Church Universal and Triumphant is a religious organization founded in 1975 by Elizabeth Clare Prophet. Its beliefs are based on the wisdom of the "ascended masters," a group of enlightened human beings - "joint heirs with the Christ" - who had once been human, and who now distill wisdom through Elizabeth Clare Prophet. The church was founded to further the goals of The Summit Lighthouse, which was founded in 1958 by Mark L. Prophet (husband of Elizabeth Clare Prophet).

Elizabeth Prophet The main form of worship practiced is a kind of rhythmic chanting prayer called decrees. The decrees call on angels, elementals (nature spirits) and the ascended masters to help bring about protection, wisdom, healing and elimination of negative karma on...

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