The Three Options

We are again at a crossroads at our soul levels, and although I just posted a WINGS message on April 30th, after visitation from my star friends, I feel a need to share a bit more about our current situation on the planet. Each and every one of us is strong and wise at our core, and personally, I have always felt that we have our own barometers, strong and clear, and using that individual muscle is always the best way to go. In this way, all the postings I place on the web site have always been meant to validate what we are all experiencing, and although individuals, we are all in this together in many ways.

For the past few months, I have been given the option of staying here on the planet or making my final departure. We may wonder how many band-aids we can put on a massive planetary wound before it is time to throw in the towel, or even perhaps how many disappointments a soul can endure before it begins to wither and die. And if love is the air we breathe in this new reality, we may breathe it out with ease, but we still need to breathe it in too in order to survive. What do we do when there is no air left to breathe? How do we continue to sustain ourselves and fill our lungs with the precious fuel that we need in these new and higher realms when love, caring, and the heart energy seems a very rare commodity?

On April 29th I had a birthday. For all of us, there exist exit points and pre-planned departure times for each soul, which can be utilized or not. Many times, our birthdays signal the time for a re-birth, and we get to choose if we will stay and have a new experience here, or make our final departure and have a re-birth somewhere else. I felt the departure signal very strongly this time…it was nearly overwhelming. The last time this occurred was when we decided to make a very new plan and set up the separation of the worlds in September of 2009 (no birthday energy that time). Something was definitely over and finished. Many of us were given the option of staying or leaving. And many of us chose to stay, as a new world was then at our fingertips, consisting of souls who appeared to be willing and ready. We were going to get a fresh start and go back to what we had always known, but on a very new palette.

Now we are finding that the creation of the new reality is once again going in a very different direction. This time, we have decided not to wait for enough souls to be ready. This time, although many souls have chosen to remain in denser energy of thought and being, the planet is forging ahead all on its own. With the personal choices made by each soul currently on the planet at hand, we many very well indeed experience this massive shift in ways much more uncomfortable than they ever needed to be.

Today, knowing I was now perhaps in my final days, and being called home by my family from the non-physical world, I sat down and decided to have a chat with them. It was then that I was given three personal options, and I share these with you, as I know some of you are in the same position.

Option One:

Wait it out. This means that we can lay low and disappear into the current world for a while (until 2012). The WINGS post for April 30 gives much more detail about this option. We will be taken care of in strange and mysterious ways, but will be staying to ourselves quietly with no agenda, while we wait for the storm of the final days to reach its completion.

Option Two:

Make it happen. Sounds contradictory to the first option, but what in means is that we will stumble upon and find ourselves experiencing strange and unprecedented ways of utilizing the new energy. For several months, I have been having these kinds of heart centered experiences. These experiences help us to feel much better about what is occurring around us. It’s how one feels when one has crossed over from the 3D reality, only we are still in a form now, having these same feelings and awarenesses.

For instance: While driving across the United States last week, I read a billboard that said. “No services for another 200 miles.” “You’ve got to be kidding!” I muttered. Immediately below the first sentence arrived another one on the sign. “Just kidding” it read. A few moments later, I said out loud, “I’m getting really hungry.” Immediately a sign appeared by the side of the road for a restaurant called “The Hungry Traveler.” And when my father entered the hospital for the last time, I received a recorded “wrong number” phone message from a funeral parlor advertising its services…the universe telling me that he was finally preparing to depart. These experiences have been endless, and I always feel that God is speaking to me, letting me know that everything is always okay and right where it needs to be.

Option Three:

We can leave this world through the death of our form, or basically, die the old 3D way. This means call it a day. The final ending. Throw in the towel. We have gone as far as we possibly could. There are no more options for us. There is nothing left for us here right now. We are too tired to get a second wind going yet another time. We would rather watch from the side-lines.

None of these options is right or wrong. Each individual soul will chose the best option possible. In times to come, because souls residing on the planet have chosen the pain and suffering method of shifting over, and seem determined to hold onto their lower level ego beliefs and feelings of survival, we will begin to see big shifts in regard to the heart energy. With all the endings and losses on the horizon, the inhabitants of the earth will be placed into situations where they now know what is really and truly important, what they value most, and what they are really grateful for in their lives. And maybe, just maybe, we will all finally revere each other, see each other, be grateful for each other, and simply enjoy what is already here and always has been.

We are most certainly in the end times...the final stages of death…death of the old reality and the old world. We may find ourselves reminiscing about better times, wanting to go back to the good old days as we know at some level that everything is finally over and we may never have those experiences ever again. We may wish we had done things differently, wonder if we lived our lives well, and find ourselves now truly cherishing every moment for the beauty that lies within it. We may find that people from our pasts and things that had never been resolved are now coming to the fore-front, as in the end, we always touch noses with everyone who touched our lives. These are symptoms of a dying world, of an impending death. But we also know that after each death, there arrives a new birth. A very new beginning. And this time, it will be a new reality of the heart.

With much love and gratitude,


femme 6th May 2010 10:55 am

Ha! This has been on my mind for quite a while--option 3 has been beckoning in such a strong way. One of the only reasons I hold on, is because I am unclear as to what the end entails, but I strongly sense it is there very soon (relatively), and it's correct for me to wait that out. I know I need to finish things up here, and hold no ties to no one, be bound in any way on any level. I'm using the time (I may have left) to work it all out--to continue to cleanse, release, and be free when the time comes to exit, or when there might be a change. I think most of us may not be aware of what this change will entail, and I have to confess I don't either. As low physical beings, we may not accept or like it. If we continue to grow, our more spiritual selves will see it outside from a higher perspective. Those of us that embrace and accept, will move on to something better. I really get that. It's painful and difficult often, and I am sooooo weary, but those days when we are gifted and blessed by the universe with magical events and signs allow me to hang on!

FutureNow 6th May 2010 11:08 am

3 options? that is all?
I choose infinite options and am imagining and creating my own :)

free will, your choice to choose what you want! or choose someone elses options (wink)
what do you choose? Create it for you! who else know but you what is right for you?

have fun,

Guzar 6th May 2010 11:59 am

It is messaged to this soul that you have encountered an energy that wishes to use your forum to place “fear” out to those who read these words. I for one, have spoken my truth on this site for several years, thus I speak now. You have choices, not options, and choices are more numerous that “3”. Our contracts were committed because we agreed to be here now. We knew what was going to be happening. Agreement was reached because our soul KNEW it could deal with this. It knew there is ALWAYS assistance to complete the mission. Thus ego has stepped in with another energetic source and created a fear that is using you to spread this fear to your readers. Wake up! The change has already occurred, everyone is where they are supposed to be! Walking away solves nothing, for you will return and face the same scenario again! If you have reached the level you talked about in previous messages then this message would not have been posted!

Satya 6th May 2010 12:13 pm

There are infinite options within infinite realities. I for one, have been waiting for this great cosmic party for a long, long time. Departing now would seem like quitting 5 minutes before we open up the celebrations!
When unsure what to do, just trust, and keep moving!


Ciel 6th May 2010 2:33 pm

Thank you Karen =)

K.K. 6th May 2010 3:56 pm

Hi Karen - I hope you are able to read this.

First of all BIG, HUGE hugs to you!

I am an avid fan of your channelings - they have helped me so much, so many times, in so many ways.

One question maybe to consider? Have you ever thought of "firing" your guides? Maybe it's time for a change. Please consider this, rather than possibly seeing this post as a random comment from a reader.

I live here in the Asheville area and remember you saying your daughter lives here. Glad you're here visiting. I too am a Taurus, 4-26, do channeling as well. It is difficult vibrating at the level you are at. Believe me when I say, I know.

Wishing you more clarity and light for your journey from the most divine guides.



Mys. Terious 6th May 2010 4:39 pm

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FutureNow 6th May 2010 5:23 pm

a lot of Taurus's here me too April 21st
but maybe we are a blending more and more of the whole of the zodiac --so it does not matter anymore what sign.

Mrs.-- I am alone too but so many are and this to shall pass (yet we are not all alone we know through this connection here at least)

K.K. 6th May 2010 6:43 pm

Hi Mys. Terious,

Interesting you commented about singing the song - I too have noticed myself singing a song similar the past few days... "All by myself". Didn't think much about it at the time but felt something was up.



femme 6th May 2010 7:13 pm

There is no need for fear to be experienced when reading these words by the way. If you do, you should examine why. Many people have elected already to leave, including the young, and the healthy. If you haven't noticed that, maybe you aren't open to really seeing what's going on. Leaving this reality for another is not a spiritual no-no, but human interpretation/law/more.

Interesting how many people judge this post (and others) as "negative." You'd think this forum was open to just everyone, rather than "angels," because their reactions seem rather ordinary.

MBT 6th May 2010 7:28 pm

I've felt an affinity for option 3 for quite a while now...definitely felt it back in September of 2009, just as Karen talks about. I am so SO very tired of all this now and increasingly "ready to go."

I don't know the "when" or "if" of it, that comes from the Soul, but I do feel more and more ready.

Many thanks to Karen for articulating it for us. Karen, should you leave in the near future, thanks for writing the energy updates all these years, it was appreciated. Take care. Perhaps some of us will meet up on the Other Side sometime. :thumbs:

femme 6th May 2010 7:42 pm

By the way, speaking of songs ... the first time I heard one that I've been singing over and over, I had downloaded it with an album (inadvertently, had never heard any of the songs, but like trance). First time, tears were streaming down my face! "You're not alone, I've come to take you home." I have it on the bottom of my homepage at, and you can just play (or it may play automatically).

whiterose 7th May 2010 2:59 am

To live on Gaia now means we commit - we commit from the heart and KNOW that we are indeed in partership with her. She needs to know our sincerity and this is indeed a testing time for all of us who signed up. This is a time when the wheat is being sorted out from the chaff. We are now being called up to the helm to assit in the steering of this wonderful planet. The physical YOU is now no longer in control. Surrending the physical self, throwing in the towel knowing that there is not an ounce of energy left to "do" anymore is a message that you are now at the helm in partership with Gaia This is a time to lighten up and know that we are on our back home, warriors that sustained the dark energy now at last treading in true light. I'm not quitting. I want to be one of the many people at the helm.
May all of you journey well at the helm!!

with love

Asager 7th May 2010 3:18 am

My dearest Karen, I do hope that was'nt a goodbye note. My compassion is making me cry. I thought everything was supposed to get better, very soon. I have been hanging on and on as well, with the promise of all being good just round the corner. Then we reach the corner and we're told, sorry just one more corner and you will be there. But we're still being told to keep going. I am shocked you want to go, you have so much more to offer. The other part that I'm thinking is that if you can't see things getting better, than why is any of us here? We may as well all pack up and go home. Whatever you decide will impact a lot of people in different ways. No judgement from me, just saying how I felt when I read your post. Safe journey my lovely one, whatever you decide. Asager

Nickola 7th May 2010 3:46 am

All is good always have been

try my luck


angelika 7th May 2010 6:15 am

Hi femme,
can well relate to your message, which is so well expressed.

Not sure if one of my time-outs has already come or gone, certainly felt like it at times, yet at the same time, there was 'something' that kept me going. So maybe not.

Part of me thinks that the 'rest' of humanity should get a move on and catch up - when I'm feeling particularly frustrated. Alas, I soon remind myself that it's me that needs to step out of their way and allow them to live their life according to their choices.


nancicunha 7th May 2010 8:50 am

Dear Karen,

I am always waiting for the new wings to be post to see if I am totally insane yet or if is any coheerence in how i am feeling.. you are my angel guide, thank you so much for this. I am at option 3 now where is nothing left for me to try it. I done my best and now i rest my case, I am not dead but it feels like. I have a very peaceful sensation inside my heart, i wish i had done things maybe in a diferent way but now is late. I am glad that i am not alone and plenty other angels are out there too, so, i am not alone. it feel like i ma but i am not.

Please do not stop posting this bcause is my barometor through out the storm.

Have a blessed day


Teddy 7th May 2010 9:29 am

Dear Karen,

I just want to send my love and support to you and all who feel like "they just want to go Home".

Home is breaking out in little ways here and there. I try to keep my heart's attention on these "bits of Unity" and find some more patience.

Love to you my Sisters and Brothers,


PS It is good to have you here with us

rebfranreu 7th May 2010 11:58 am

Now is NOT the time to just: Do nothing, kill our physical self or focus on making something vague happen...

We must use our wisdom, our energies, our spirit to help progress consciousness of our species on this planet.

Stop thinking about yourself, go out and practice teaching by example. Reach out and share what you have learned, during these most magical times, in ways that are subtle yet powerful.

Yes my soul is tired from all of these energetic changes, but I am energized when I help others reach a higher level of consciousness through example, not proselytizing. My soul is energized by that.

Humanity is suffering from our lack of thinking for the good of the collective. And this post just reeks of "just think about yourself-ism" "everything will happen in due time-ism"... WHAT?! REALLY?!

I find it hard to believe that our spirit friends want us to just sit back and bask in our individually achieved consciousness and let the rest of our species fend for themselves. How selfish of us!

We now have the power to create that which we desire.
So get out there and make change!

Mys. Terious 7th May 2010 12:23 pm

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Judi J 7th May 2010 12:59 pm

"And maybe, just maybe, we will all finally revere each other, see each other, be grateful for each other, and simply enjoy what is already here and always has been." I have been waiting for this and know it is indeed possible, especially as more is opening up, as we are opening up. The more we truly see, the deeper we feel, the more we understand. Thank you, as always, for your messages. :)

FutureNow 7th May 2010 12:59 pm

Hello ALL
I saw this today and I wanted to share with you
amazing timing -SINC!!


Abe Hicks"", "amp", "&...

mimi 7th May 2010 1:04 pm

It's a difficult time for many...this too shall pass, Karen

Ron Laswell 7th May 2010 1:09 pm

I can understand your "options", but I, personally, have made a clear intention to be around for the awesome and wonderful transitions which are to occur during the next few years. I believe that I/we will be able to incorporate spiritual reality and awareness into our physical dimensions. Why limit the possibilities and potentials? I have no idea how all of this will work itself out, but I intend to be here for the "party". I only hope enough other people decide to stick around so that we can enjoy the exitement that is to be. Even just trying to describe this brings about an electrical sensation of intense love, and greater awareness, and an ability to radically transform the mundane physical into something that exudes love, dynamism, and potentials beyond imagination. For me, the excitement is tangible and growing.

mikkilana 7th May 2010 1:11 pm

Karen your 'problem' is that you are still not defined with your True Higher Self and your true life path! If you were...having no services for 200 miles would be fine, not a problem. Your reaction here tells you everything about yourself. Of course you think you want out now, I daresay many do, regarding the scenario we are in worldwide.

But it's our current level of in-depth worldwide knowledge that makes things seem unfixable and gets us down.

The Higher Self does not have an opinion on any of that, it simply navigates in perfection.

When our mind doesn't see an answer it starts to make one up. Hence the vision that you actually have to make a choice about your life when you are not even equipped to do that. The Universe has it all planned out already and no matter what your mind tells you, you cannot alter it. And you would not want to, if you knew the power it comes from.

You are here because your Higher Self dictates you are, and it will also make sure you manage perfectly. No impossible efforts of 'self creation' or 'co creation' are necessary.The "Plan" always works

mikkilana 7th May 2010 1:21 pm NOT stop thinking about yourself...think about yourself all you possibly can because then your insecurities and emotional unbalances will surface. Then you can clear them as we now know is the only way.

Finding ways to get extremely active is not helpful anymore. Looking after others doesn't work. All these make the ego feel great, for a bit, but do no good for the long run.

We are at a very deep end of emotional clearing. We feel lost and like it surely is going to all come crashing to a horrible end soon. We are at the dark before dawn and if we don't realize that the despair we can feel is just the debris needing to be cleared, we feel suicidal. Deciding you are being given life options, is just another way to explain away your suicidal feelings.

But don't yourself, the most powerful thing you have, has the matter totally in hand and one day we will see each other in wonder, not in worry and desperation to create something different that we can't do anyways, anymore. Time is at hand!

mikkilana 7th May 2010 1:27 pm

cross roads = mind opening, and we can 'see' more. We see a bigger picture like Google Earth when you move one level and more of the terrain becomes visible.

shapeshifter 8th May 2010 9:02 am

My sister committed suicide in Dec. 09.
Several months before, she concluded that she couldn't THINK her way out of the despondency that overwhelmed her.

Those words have stuck with me and keep reminding me to shift my focus beyond the limitations of my thoughts.

Every time I come to the edge of giving up, I desperately dig deeper inside myself for signs of life, a spark that can be fanned back into a flame.

I reach for a lifeline from the SOURCE at the core of my being.

So far, I keep receiving just enough supportive input from my vast SELF to get me through the dark moments.
This is actually how I am learning to live in the NOW.
One moment at a time is all that I seem to be able to handle and yet this is exactly the NOW where I need to be.

I guess I set it up this way because I tried for years to BE HERE NOW and ironically my darkest moments are helping me to succeed at this.

It all comes together as it falls apart.

Mys. Terious 8th May 2010 11:33 am

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gillian 7th May 2010 2:32 pm

It has been another testing month and doubly hard for you with your father's passing. My thoughts are with you dear Karen along with those of your readers; know there are many out here who love you and care about you. You are number one in your life so take care of yourself first and foremost.

May the angels shower you with butterfly kisses and nurture you as you contemplate your three options.


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