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Prophetic word for today

Eagle down!

First posted: May 3, 2010

E-mailed: April 20, 2010

Word received by: Crystal Thorne


I was watching Fox News yesterday (Monday the 19th), and they did a brief segment on an eagle that went down in Alaska. It was said the eagle was with its mate when they came closer to the ground than anticipated. The female was able to fly without too many injuries but the male died from impact.


When I saw this I just got sick at my stomach. I thought it significant.



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According to a story posted on Yahoo! News on April 9, the two eagles were engaged in a mating ritual in which they clasp talons and spiral towards the ground. However, something happened, and they did not disengage their talons and end their plunge in time, causing them to slam head first into a hard snowbank. The talons were unlocked when they were found, though it is not clear whether they separated prior to crashing or they were separated by the force of the impact. Both were found buried upside down at least two feet in the snow. The male apparently died on impact; the female was thought to be dead, but was found to be breathing. She was taken to a bird treatment centre in Anchorage, where she remained in a dazed state for days. She suffered no broken bones, but sustained injuries to one of her wings. The person who found her describes her gaze during the first couple of days as an "inward stare". The tragedy happened on April 4, which happened to be "Holy week Sunday" (I do not use the term "Easter", for it is actually an indirect tribute to the whore Ishtar, a Babylonian "goddess" that represents the pastoral matriarchy of the soul).


Of all the species of eagles, the 2 eagles in the April 4 crash "happened to" belong to the bald eagle species. As you surely know, the bald eagle is America's national bird. Therefore, the eagles' crash is a prophetic message from the Lord to America. As we have shared before, the soul is "female" and the spirit is "male". This means that the female eagle points to America's soul and the male eagle points to America's Spirit potential. The mating or courting ritual between the two represents the Spirit of God's efforts to lure America's soul into joining Him and accepting His vision. The American believers' collective soul, however, kept straddling the fence, sometimes talking and acting as if she would welcome God's Spirit nature into her midst, and other times pushing Him away in disgust; sometimes, she would sound interested in and enthusiastic about the Spirit's words, and, other times, she would simply "tune Him out" and act as if He was not speaking. There were times when America's collective soul seemed to be finally breaking towards God and about to enable His latter-rain transformation, only to turn around the next day and say or do something that would evidence once again that she was only noticing the problem, not the solution. As this "yes and no" continued, the distance between the eagles and the ground diminished all the more, until time eventually ran out and the vision crashed against America's earth(liness) and perished, at least for this generation.


"But let your communication be, Yea, yea; Nay, nay: for whatsoever is more than these cometh of evil" (Matthew 5:37)


During this "persuasion struggle" in the air, God's Spirit was being personified "in the flesh" by the weak remnant that He has had working on the ground, travailing in the Spirit realm to open up the doors over America's skies and enable the visitation. This "weak remnant in the flesh" was represented by the literal flesh of the male eagle that was courting the female eagle in the Alaska incident. However, when the remnant saw that the cold hard ground was just a few metres away, they knew that it would be foolish to continue the struggle any longer, so they basically "disengaged" from the vision, like a pilot who ejects from a precipitating fighter plane. That is the prophetic reason why the eagles' talons were unclasped when they were found on the ground. In a sense, it is as if the remnant "disengaged" from the male eagle's flesh one second before the crash. When that male eagle's body hit the ground, the remnant were no longer in it. By then, that body was just a figure of a potential that "could have been" but "was not allowed to be". Since America's female soul was too hesitant to bond with God's male Spirit, she never allowed God's male Spirit to "multiply" and have a "chain-reaction physical manifestation" in America and across the Earth.


Mountain Drewm

It is no spiritual coincidence that the 2 eagles hit a snowbank. This points to the "Mountain Drew" snow caps that divided America's attention and prevented the American Church focusing on the "strange" and "unusual" message that the Spirit of God had for her. Even as God's David (i.e.- His weak remnant believers) had slain Goliath and exposed the fallacy of the entire American-Rahab system, America hesitated, and, in her half-heartedness, she allowed her heart to be wooed back to the matriarchal system by the "majesty" of "Mountain Drew", even when it was a dead mountain, a mountain doomed by God. As she rushed back to Mountain Drew, she thought that she was travelling "across" from uncertainty to safety, without realising that she was actually precipitating downwards towards certain disaster, just like the female eagle on April 4.


Bald eagles

Personally, I have always wondered why people chose to name this eagle species the "bald eagle" in English, given that the eagle is not "bald" at all, at least not in the "exposed skin" sense of the word. As indicated on, the name "bald eagle" in English is derived from the word "piebald", and, according to, the word "piebald" is derived from both the word "magpie" and the word "bald"; according to, the word "bald" comes from the Celtic word bal meaning "white patch, blaze". Therefore, the word "bald" in "bald eagle" is actually a reference to whiteness rather than to "lack of hair".


The bald eagle's scientific name is haliaeetus leucocephalus; the word haliaeetus literally means "sea eagle" and leucocephalus means "white head". As we have said before, the white horse of the Apocalypse acts as a covering or "umbrella" for the other 3 horses, which correlates with the term "white head", and the green horse of the Apocalypse is the one most directly related to the sea; the eagle points to the prophetic ministry, and, as we have said before, green-horse riders are prophet-pastors. Thus, we can safely say that the phrase "sea eagle" clearly points to the green horse of the Apocalypse. This means that the name haliaeetus leucocephalus ("white-headed sea eagle") covers the spectrum of the 4 horses of the Apocalypse, from the white-horse epiphany to the radical prophetic sacrifice of the green horse that is intended to expand the Kingship of God across the Earth as the waters cover the sea (Habakkuk 2:14).


In a negative sense, however, the name "bald eagle" points to how America refused to make the full journey from the white horse all the way through the green horse, for she chose to side with " bald Korah", as evidenced by the day when she voted for one of the most poignant manifestations of the Korah spirit in human history, barack hussein obama. In that sense, the blackness of the bald eagle's body points to America's regression into the black-horse stage as she allowed the green-horse riders' nemesis, Korah, to take control over her spiritual atmosphere. In that negative sense, the combination of white and black in the bald eagle's feathers points to a Church that waivered between a total commitment to God's purposes and a commitment to her traditions and religious structures.


From all of the above, we can say that, when applied to the male eagle, the term "bald eagle" points to a white-headed sea eagle that is wiling to complete his spiritual journey. But, when applied to the female eagle, the term "bald eagle" refers to a Korah-seduced soul that never made up her mind and took too long to side with God before it was too late.


"American" magpie

As we said above, the word "bald" in "bald eagle" is actually derived from the word "piebald", which is in turn derived from the word "magpie". Both the "bald eagle" and the "magpie" are "piebald" because of the combination of black and white colours in their feathers. However, magpies, especially European magpies, tend to be black-headed rather than white-headed, and the combination of black and white in their feathers tends to be more "chaotic" than the combination in bald eagles, who always have a well-defined pattern of a black body and a white head.


According to, magpies are opportunistic scavengers that will eat anything once they discover it is edible. They are so opportunistic that they even attack the nests of other birds and eat their fledglings. This points to the ironic twist that took place when America rejected the mighty prophetic opportunity that God lay before this generation. By being so hesitant to seize the opportunity (due to paranoid distrust), America opened the door for amoral opportunists such as barack hussein obama, men and women possessed by the Korah-Marx spirit who saw the spiritual vacuum created by America's indecision and filled it with its deceitful and manipulative control. Magpies are one of the few animals who pass the "mirror test" (i.e.- they seem able to recognise themselves in a mirror). This points to the narcissistic spirit that America allowed into her midst due to her spiritual idiocy, as reflected by the narcissism of korah obama.


Because of the magpie's annoying chattering call, the word "magpie" has become associated with unhealthy talking. According to, one of the meanings of the word "magpie" is "an obnoxious and foolish and loquacious talker". Therefore, it is no coincidence that a fluff-talking demagogue such as barack hussein obama rose to prominence in America's political scene at this time. As America was refusing to fully embrace God's bald eagle, she began to tacitly embrace satan's magpie, a beastly half-black, half-white magpie whose meaningless chatter seduced the hearts of millions. America was more easily seduced by the superficial words of a pathetic demagogue than by the deep words of God's Spirit. How sad! How disappointing!



The fact that all of this happened on April 4 reveals a strong message from the Lord. As you may recall, the Lord had us talk about the "April 4 rift" in the previous posting. This "April 4 rift" refers to the "divorce proceedings" that the Lord has initiated against this American generation for not caring for the vision that He offered her. This carelessness was reflected in how she allowed 1 small subgroup of believers to bear the burden that was supposed to be shared by 4, and, even as God (in His mercy) provided this small subgroup the strength needed to bear 3/4 of the burden, the other 3 subgroups remained unwilling to bear even the remaining quarter. This is what "sealed the deal" in the Lord's eyes, leading to the downfall of His eagle-high vision for America. This is the reason why the eagle crash happened on April 4, 2010, even as the Lord had us writing about the "April 4 rift" in the darkness of the night.


{As a parenthesis, the Lord made me realise last night that April is the 4th month of the year, meaning that the date "April 4" can be written as "4/4", which emphasises the relevance of the number "4" in all of this. When you reach the date "April 4" on any given year, you have passed through 3 full months and are at the start of the 4th month. On non-leap years such as 2010, the first 3 months of the year have exactly 90 days (January's 31 + February's 28 + March's 31), and the 4th month (April) has 30 days. This means that the first 4 months of the year have exactly 120 days, with 90 days in the first 3 months; the number 90 happens to be exactly 3/4 of 120.}


Gazing in, not out

The Yahoo! News story posted on April 9 shows a photograph of the dazed female eagle on the day of the crash. According to the person who found her, she remained in what could be described as a "zombie" state, with an "inward gaze" that made her seem completely unaware of her surroundings. This is a spiritual figure of the American Church's condition. As she refused to bury the cadavers of her leaders, whom God had slain in the spirit realm (through His weak remnant), she became a follower of zombies, and, in doing so, she became a zombie herself. God endeavoured to make the American Church look outwards and gaze upon the "green potential of the sea", i.e.- the spiritual potential of regions such as Europe whose potential she constantly belittled because they rejected her religious structures. However, despite all of God's efforts, the American Church was never able to look beyond herself, seeing anything outside of her religious understanding as unclean, just as when Peter refused to eat from the animals presented before him in the vision at Joppa (Acts 10). Because of this, she became unfit to spread the Kingship of God not only within herself but out into the entire Earth.


The 4-cornered burden

The sheet that contained the animals presented before Peter was let down by its four corners:


"11 And saw heaven opened, and a certain vessel descending unto him, as it had been a great sheet knit at the four corners, and let down to the earth: 12 Wherein were all manner of fourfooted beasts of the earth, and wild beasts, and creeping things, and fowls of the air." (Acts 10:11-12)

[Notice the strong presence of the number "4" in this brief passage. The great sheet was "knit at the 4 corners", 4 groups of animals are listed, and the first of those 4 groups listed are "4-footed beasts of the earth".]


The word "knit" in verse 11 above was mistranslated from the Greek word deo, which literally means "to bind, tie, fasten". Therefore, verse 11 is actually indicating that the sheet had some sort of "rope" or bind at each corner, and it was being held by these 4 binds as it was being let down. This points to the following passage:


"1 And again he entered into Capernaum after some days; and it was noised that he was in the house. 2 And straightway many were gathered together, insomuch that there was no room to receive them, no, not so much as about the door: and he preached the word unto them. 3 And they come unto him, bringing one sick of the palsy, which was borne of four. 4 And when they could not come nigh unto him for the press, they uncovered the roof where he was: and when they had broken it up, they let down the bed wherein the sick of the palsy lay." (Mark 2:1-4)


Notice how this passage points to 4 people bearing a burden in order to enable others to be transformed by the Lord. Three people are not enough to hold the weight, for God's complete transformation requires a 4-pronged approach; the burden has 4 corners, and all 4 need to be held. Otherwise, the burden will eventually fall off the sheet, crash to the ground, and cease to exist.


The mirror of uncertainty

As we have shared before, everything that happens to God's remnant in the natural realm is reflected in what happens to the remnant's enemy in the spirit realm (and vice versa). In other words, the righteous remnant and the unrighteous enemies of God operate in parallel universes that mirror each other. What happens in the spirit realm to one is reflected in the natural realm of the other, and vice versa. Therefore, the state of zombie-like daze that the stubborn Church has experienced in the spirit realm is now being experienced by the remnant in the natural realm. As the vision of a latter rain in this generation is being declared "all but dead", those of the remnant (which includes many of you, who are part of the "one hobbit") are now wondering, "What next, Lord? What do we do? Where do we go? What do we have to live for on Earth?". Like a wife stunned by the death of her husband, the remnant are now stunned by the death of the vision's manifestation in this generation. Eagles mate for life, but they do mate with another eagle if their partner dies. Just like the female eagle in the April 4 crash, the remnant are now free to "marry another", but what "vision" or "goal" to marry (if any) remains uncertain.