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Friday, December 29, 2023

Inhabitants of North America Put on Alert: Latter-Day Prophecies of UFO Contactee PAUL SOLEM & NATIVE AMERICAN CHIEFS NOW COMING TRUE - Part I


By Dr. Raymond A. Keller, a.k.a. “Cosmic Ray,” author of the internationally-acclaimed “Venus Rising” book series (Terra Alta, WV:  Headline Books, 2015-2024), available on amazon.com

Venus Rising: A Concise History of the Second Planet

Final Countdown: Rockets to Venus

The Vast Venus Conspiracy

Lady Columba Venus Revelations

Flying Saucers and the Venus Legacy

At Hotevilla, Arizona, in 1969, Venus contactee Paul Solem, at left in white shirt, stands behind Hopi chief Dan Katchongva, wearing the necklace.   Katchongva was leader of the Sun clan in the Hopi Nation who worked closely with Solem in propagating his message among Native American peoples.  Photo source:  Find a Grave website

Most people living outside of the mountains and valleys of Idaho, Nevada, and Utah have never heard of one of the more flamboyant UFO contactees of the late 1960s and early 1970s, the Mormon prophet and friend of the Native Americans Paul Solem of Howe, Bingham County, Idaho.  At the height of his ministry in 1969 and 1970, Solem together with a contingent of Native American elders and chiefs, consistently called down flying saucers in the presence of massive crowds and issued prophetic proclamations of startling events that would come to pass on the Earth, especially the United States, well into the middle of the twenty-first century.  

Paul Solem, a rancher by trade and Scandinavian by ancestry, was born at West Springs, Cook County, Illinois, on 28 January 1921.  He lived for 91 years, passing away on 11 February 2012.  Solem’s spouse, Ada (1914-1989), was seven years his senior and they were both members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.  They were married in 1943 and had one child, a daughter Sylvia, who was born in 1944 and lived through 1975.

First Encounter with Extraterrestrials

Paul Solem’s first encounter with UFOs and extraterrestrials took place back in June 1948.  He and Ada invited his brother-in-law, who lived nearby in Howe, over for dinner.  After finishing their meal, the three went out onto the front porch of the ranch house.  That’s when Paul took note of three round, glowing objects speeding toward them over the field where he grazed his cattle.  When the UFOs were about 500 feet from his home, two of them veered away, passing over Saddle Mountain to the north.  The other object was left to hover directly in front of the witnesses.   

All three being Mormons, they could not help but attach spiritual significance to the appearance of these mysterious objects.  Paul remembered from the Priesthood Quorum lessons that the prophet Brigham Young once taught that “Adam was the person who brought the animals and the seeds from other planets to this world.  He brought a wife with him and stayed here.”   When Young made this statement, he was providing his interpretation of one of the Latter-Day Saints’ scriptures, Chapter 5 of The Book of Abraham, which describes conditions existing on other inhabited worlds, more advanced than our own.  

For Paul Solem, he held no qualms about the existence of intelligent beings beyond the Earth, nor having developed advanced vehicles that could transport them from their planet to ours.  He believed that there were probably beings inside those objects, piloting them and that perhaps they were angelic, coming from one of the higher degrees of the Celestial Kingdom.  If there were angels onboard, Paul reasoned that they could probably read the intentions of his heart, a psychic ability that we now refer to as “mental telepathy.”  

“Maybe I can communicate with the pilot or some of the crew of that spaceship if I can frame a question in my mind for someone onboard to answer,” the rancher reasoned.  Concentrating, Paul Solem thought hard, formulating pertinent questions for any beings that might be tuning in to his thought process.  

He could only come up with two.  “Who are you?” and “Where are you from?”

No sooner did he come up with these questions than he heard a voice inside his head, replying, “We are from another planet.  You can be sure that you will hear from us later.”

Second Encounter

It was not until the fall of 1952 that Paul Solem got to see another UFO.  This time there was a multi-colored light, hovering in the sky directly over his ranch.  As it started to move, Paul got in his car, turned the ignition, and revved up the motor.  He was bound and determined to follow the object in his car for as long as he possibly could.  He kept the UFO in sight, following it in his car for three miles until it landed in the Lost River Sinks.  Once it came to full rest on the ground, the lights on the object dimmed and went out.  In the full light of the Moon, Paul observed a metallic disc, like one of those “flying saucers” that the fellow Idahoan and civilian pilot, Kenneth Arnold, had seen speeding over the tops of Mt. Rainier in neighboring Washington State, the ones he described to the news reporters in the summer of 1947.

An Alien Being

In this encounter with the unknown, there was a tremendous difference.  Instead of a disembodied voice speaking in his head, there was a splendid being standing next to the flying saucer.  At first glance, Paul Solem took this entity to be a slender woman of above average height, about six feet in stature with long blond hair and clothed in a white uniform, something akin to a jumpsuit with gold trim.  Upon closer examination, however, Paul determined that this rather tapered individual was not a woman, but a man, quite androgenous in his overall appearance.  “So, this is what an angel looks like,” the contactee mused to himself.  

The alien being was the first to broach the silence, speaking orally instead of telepathically.  “Greetings, Paul.  As you surmised, I am, indeed, the one you communicated with back in 1948.  The planet I come from is Venus, the second one out of the Sun in its orbit.  In a sense, our souls have been linked throughout the eternities.  You are a physical aspect of myself, while I am a sort of guardian angel, watching over you.  I am simultaneously keeping my eye on many other aspects, incarnations in other timelines and physical dimensions.  You might say that I understand you better than you can understand yourself.”

“I’m stunned,” replied Paul Solem.  “But tell me, please, what is your name?  How should I call you?”

“For the time being, since we have so much in common, let’s just say that I am Paul Two. 

“Before you arrived on Earth,” he added, “we lived on Venus and served the Collective there as a spiritual teacher.  I want you to know that I was ever at your side for the past four years.   I know that you were discouraged when your bishop and priesthood authorities in your ward failed to take your report of the flying saucer seriously.  Even your community at large, despite being mostly Mormon, failed to grasp the gravity of your and your kin’s experience with us.  But I and others within the Collective value your insight and believe that you can still help us with our informative mission here on Earth.”

“What do you want me to do?” Paul inquired.

“In your current incarnation, you are to direct your attention and work toward the Indians of North, Central, and South America.  You will strive mightily with them in the coming gathering, preparing them for the building of the City of Zion, a postapocalyptic utopian social order in which money will be outlawed and all people will live communally, and in harmony one with another.”


(Editor’s note:  In Part II, “Cosmic Ray” enlightens us on rancher Paul Solem’s mission as a Venusian lightworker sent among the Indians of the Western Hemisphere, preparing them for the tribulations to come and the ultimate establishment of a paradisical world of Earth in the times to come later. - Lon).

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