Bridging Dimensions and Funneling Light and Love Across the Veil
What follows is the 226th Meditation Focus suggested for the next 4 weeks beginning Sunday, September 4, 2011.
BRIDGING DIMENSIONS AND FUNNELING LIGHT AND LOVE ACROSS THE VEIL
2. Related Inspirational Quotes
3. Meditation Times
4. More Information Related to This Meditation Focus
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REMINDER: As it was suggested in the Meditation Focus #214: Stepping Up Towards Oneness Consciousness, in which you were invited to develop and explore group consciousness with other like-minded souls, you are welcomed to participate to a global group soul communion, once a week, starting 30 minutes before the beginning of the weekly Meditation Focus, thus building up your level of group soul communion prior to joining with the larger assembly of souls at the usual time (16:00 Universal Time) every Sunday, and applying your revved-up group consciousness towards the current global meditation theme.
As we gradually bring our entire field of thinking and feeling in synchronistic alignment, in every waking moment, with the Higher Will of Creator Source Whom we aim to serve every time we join to a globally synchronized meditation, let us also remain aware that every moment is a sacred opportunity to Be ever more fully conscious of Who We Are. Such a permanent shift to Oneness Consciousness is to be the hallmark of the coming Golden Era on Earth. Let us never forget where we came from, Who We Are and why we are here.
Note: With the end of the 2011 "crop circles" season in the UK, our summertime meditation experiences with freshly laid celestial glyphs have now ended for the time being. Please note also that you will soon receive the September 23 Equinox Meditation: Eight Step in a Cycle of 12 Globally Synchronized Meditation to be archived HERE.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR ASSISTANCE IN PASSING THIS ON TO OTHERS
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PeaceWeek 2011: A Free Global Telesummit for Building a Culture of Peace - September 15 - 21 http://peaceweek.info/
Discover the Path to Deep Peace in Your Life, Your Relationships and Your World! The dream of a peaceful world has been with us for millennia. Are we the generation that will make that dream a reality?
The Gentle and Forgotten Art of Blessings http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6BkT6-CDIjw
To bless means to wish, unconditionally and from the deepest chamber of your heart, unrestricted good for others and events. To bless is to acknowledge the omnipresent, universal beauty hidden from material eyes.
As we fast approach the dimensional shift point, more and more souls are awakening to their true Universal Nature as self-sentient living instruments of the Source of all in all and are thus more easily inclined to willingly cross the dimensional threshold into the higher dimensions of existence so as to familiarize themselves with this other Reality many Earth bound souls are about to re-enter. It is a cliché today to say that humans are anxious about their immediate future, so numerous are the stories of imminent upheavals they've heard, not to mention the actual occurrences of all kinds of disasters resulting from extreme weather events, earthquakes and other natural and man-made phenomenons whose detrimental consequences are heightened today because of the widespread occupation of the continents by the growing human population of this planet. This situation is unnerving for many, and yet the travails of earthly tribulations so widely experienced in this period of historical transition from an era of disconnected, self-centered awareness to a new Golden Age of interconnected, God-centered consciousness are a necessary ferment that helps transform the limited sense of self of most embodied souls into its more natural, expanded state of universal awareness of our collective Oneness with Creator Source, and its ensuing attitudinal and behavioral changes to better adjust our moment to moment awareness to this immanent Reality.
As with any other evolutionary change observed in the natural world, some elements of the global human population are precursors, walking a few steps ahead of the vast majority of other human beings towards an ever greater awakening and keener ability to embody and manifest the heightened spiritual abilities all souls may increasingly demonstrate once they have undertaken their Conscious Journey back to their true Universal Nature. These pioneering souls, often from otherworldly origins, are being relied upon by the numerous advanced intelligences monitoring and assisting with this transition into a higher realm of existence, and encouraged to carry on the mission of Light and Love transmission and manifestation they had volunteered to accomplish prior to incarnating or "walking" into this field of physical density. The mediatory role assigned to this advanced team of experts in dimensional shift facilitation is crucial to enable and foster as vast and as profound an awakening as possible on the part of the more physically entrenched and spiritually challenged souls, entrapped for aeons into memory-impaired self-oblivion into the lower realm of this multidimensional universe.
The step we are being collectively called upon to take at this critical, pivotal point in time is to consciously extend our energetic tendrils into the finer realm of the next dimension, so as to act as living bridges across the metaphorical and tangible veil existing at the vibrational boundary between the physical and the more ethereal dimension of existence where this planet and most of her residing souls are now progressively ascending. Once we are vibrationally positioned at the median point between both dimensions, either through any given meditation method of our choosing, or through a Grace-induced spontaneous activation of our powerful spiritual abilities, we can then funnel across the veil into this dimension the intense streams of Light and Love that are continuously beamed at us from Source and stepped down to our lower vibratory frequencies by the mediatory assistance of the countless beings assigned to assist us all in the epochal change now underway. Being ever more keenly aware of the vital role you have been prepared to play, and willingly offering your Self to be an instrument of the Will of Source for this magnificent, highly anticipated global uplifting of souls towards the ascensional experience of numerous lifetimes, please join for the next four global communions of Love, starting this Sunday at your usual local time for a duration of 30 minutes, in this collective mission of redemption, for the Highest Good of All as One.
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Note: As you certainly know if you have attempted entering a state of deep meditation after reading theme-setting material such as this one above, the only way to actually reach a deeply vibrant sense of Oneness, at soul level, is certainly not to try to remember, while you meditate, everything you've read in this suggested meditation theme. Simply having a general idea of it in the back of one's mind is usually all that is necessary.
2. RELATED INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES
Our meditation group, now on its tenth year is a real life experience of the theme of this next Meditation Focus, Bridging Dimensions and Funneling Light and Love Across the Veil, for indeed, not only do we feel the love amongst ourselves when we gather (every three weeks or so at present), but we feel a palpable anticipation on the other side of the veil too with all those friends and Living Presences of Light who
come over to my house, from across the dimensions to be with and sit amongst us and enfold us in their arms as Love and as One with us as we gather ourselves here on Earth. I recall especially an experience some of us saw recently (and we were forty). We were taken as a collective to the desert sands of the Middle East and sat there together in prayer, forming an uneven circle. As we prayed and offered our prayers and love, all around us was transformed in gold dust including the desert sand and the on-going scenes of war and destruction and even some abandoned and old exploded equipment... And the love we generated and which was collected there was so immense we all cried back in my house as our physical bodies cannot help it but feeling overwhelmed by such love... So yes this theme of your next one is a reality we are blessed to live here every and each time we gather together as a group of all races and religious traditions, to pray and send love to wherever it is needed most. It has been a while we just allow the Divine Plan to funnel the love and prayers we offer... wherever it must go. And yes we feel the spiral or funnel of this love both ways across all the dimensions and it is too wonderful to even start to describe... In truth, no words can ever give it all justice or accuracy..."
- Lou Bognon (firstname.lastname@example.org)
"To those functioning primarily on the frequencies of Love, the coming interval of non-time will literally expand into eternity. These individuals will be able to experience a lifetime, or many lifetimes, in that eternity while still retaining the option to return to their physical projections as transformed representatives of the Being of Life on Earth. These will be our coworkers during the period of Planetary Awakening. Others, not so finely tuned to the forces that will be released at that time, will feel great surges of purifying energy, lasting for an indeterminate period. Some few will experience an intense fear, and many will die. Everything in physical form at this time, every soul in every kingdom, will feel something, something incredible, something that according to all the laws of physics ever known or to ever be discovered, could never happen. But there it will be before all senses, an impossible fact, like the babe in a manger, like the unmistakable feeling in your heart, an incredible vibration, shimmering, scintillating, awakening every nerve, every capillary, every cell of your planetary body. The duration of this interval will be subjectively experienced."
- Ken Carey -- Taken from The Starseed Transmissions - An Extraterrestrial Report (1978 - still available through Amazon) Check also 2011-2012 Ken Carey Starseed Dialog and Updates a blog that Ken Carey started on August 8, 2011 as an exchange forum for comments, dialog and meaning of 2011-2012 events. In it Ken describes how he was led to write this book when his "mind soared upward to what seemed an inter-dimensional plane of consciousness. There I was met by a group of beings made tangible by brilliant multicolored fields of ever-so-slightly shifting patterns, their light vibrating with a rapidity far beyond my own. As my own perceptual faculties accelerated in joyful excitement, these beings slowed down their own vibrational rates until our eventual synchronization allowed us to communicate in, at first a telepathic, then soon in an increasingly word-speckled manner that included smoothly changing symbolic images, powered by a unified energy stream of unimaginably potent love."
Carl Johan Calleman (see his 2 recent articles Participate in the Cosmic Convergence September 23-26, 2011! AND The Fifth night of the Ninth wave) wrote the following about this new blog: "One of the true prophets of our time, Ken Carey, author of the Starseed Transmissions, has after a long period of silence again come to speak about our times. His discussion of 2011 versus 2012 is well worth reading as well as the whole text. Ken Carey is one of the few people in modern times, who to his credit can say that he has transmitted some accurate predictions based on the Mayan calendar. He did so at a very early point in time."
"Be prepared not only for greatness, but in the sharing of it. The tide has turned and a new wave of energy is arriving at your shore. Nothing promises to be the same again. For those of you who have weathered the many storms to arrive here, you are the lighted ones, those who others will seek in times of continued destruction and darkness. Redemption is at hand, but it is because you have redeemed yourselves. Be astute to your untapped potential, for there is much yet to be explored, much that will surprise and delight you. We are the proof of your success, for we are the future of your now. Remain in peace through the physical changes that arise both within and around you and remember your role as a true bearer of light. This comes in many forms, not just in moments of greatness, but in the tiniest acts of kindness. The time to be true is now. The time to be YOU is now."
"Our soul needs to be fed, amazed and refreshed while we walk this road. Pause, and see the wee folks of the forest. Sit in precious silence and let these wings carry you aloft into a spectacular space where all things are possible, always."
- A "Secret Muse" who likes "to stay hidden like a Hobbit and do unseen magic"
3. MEDITATION TIMES
i) Global Meditation Day: Sunday at 16:00 Universal Time (GMT) or at noon local time. Suggested duration: 30 minutes. Please dedicate the last few minutes of your Sunday meditation to the healing of the Earth as a whole. See the Earth as healthy and vibrant with life, and experience the healing of all relations as we awaken globally to the sacredness of all Life and to our underlying unity with All That Is.
ii) Golden Moment of At-Onement: Daily, at the top of any hour, or whenever it better suits you.
Honolulu 6:00 AM -- Anchorage * 8:00 AM -- Los Angeles * 9:00 AM -- Mexico City, San Salvador & Denver * 10:00 AM -- Houston * & Chicago * 11:00 AM -- Santo Domingo, La Paz, Caracas, New York *, Toronto *. Montreal *, Asuncion & Santiago 12:00 AM -- Halifax *, Rio de Janeiro & Montevideo 1:00 PM -- Reykjavik & Casablanca 4 PM -- Lagos, Algiers, London *, Dublin * & Lisbon * 4:00 PM -- Jerusalem, Johannesburg, Geneva *, Rome *, Berlin *, Paris * & Madrid * 6:00 PM -- Ankara *, Athens *, Helsinki * & Istanbul * & Nairobi 7:00 PM -- Baghdad *, Moscow * 8:00 PM -- Tehran * 8:30 PM -- Islamabad 9:00 PM -- Calcutta & New Delhi 9:30 PM -- Dhaka 10:00 PM -- Rangoon 10:30 PM -- Hanoi, Bangkok & Jakarta 11:00 PM -- Perth, Hong Kong, Beijing & Kuala Lumpur +12:00 PM -- Seoul & Tokyo +1:00 AM -- Brisbane, Canberra & Melbourne +2:00 AM -- Wellington +4:00 AM
4. MORE INFORMATION RELATED TO THIS MEDITATION FOCUS
The following is provided as a complement to further the process of inspirational understanding of what, in truth, cannot be grasped from a purely intellectual perspective, for the True Key to unlock the vault of your spiritual knowledge lies within you... and nowhere else.
1. Golden Age Relationships
2. Consciousness-Opening Experience
3. The Great Flip
4. What you are experiencing now is a prelude to limitless joy
5. Consciousness: The Bridge Between Science and Spirit
Received from Sharon Rose (email@example.com) - 31 August 2011 (Also available HERE)
Golden Age Relationships
Many of you are feeling that the world around you is falling apart and you want someone to be with you just in case things get worse. Your most important relationship is the one you have with your Presence for it is always there to remind you that you are a glorious facet of the Divine, that all is more than well, and you chose to be here during these changes for very good reasons. There is a great Divine Plan that is currently unfolding to shift humanity's consciousness into the 5th dimension where relationships will support whole new ways of being together ~ new ways of loving and living that are always reflecting Unity or Golden Age Consciousness. This is not a dream for a utopian tomorrow, yet rather a potential that exists right now if you choose to create Golden Age relationships in your life.
Masters El Morya and Lady Miriam:
When you choose to be the changes you want to see in your personal relationships and in all the relationships you are witnessing around the world between the people of all nations, your Presence will come forward to show you the true potential that exists for humanity as it moves into the 5th dimension or Golden Age consciousness. Your Presence has been given many names ~ your God Self, your Higher Self, your Christ Self, your Buddha Nature, Atma or Oversoul. Every Golden Age is created by those who are willing to manifest from the level of their Presence. When you are speaking, listening, acting and loving as your own beloved Presence, you make a tremendous difference in the world. And when you come together with others who are also aligned with their Presence, that automatically sets the foundation for creating new ways of living and loving on your glorious Earth as equal, awakened beings who want the best for everyone.
If humankind is to move out of separation, fear, hate and all the thoughts and feelings that were part of the old duality programming, then relationships are going to be very different than they have been in the old paradigm. Each person will be seen as totally divine and whole with gifts to offer their communities and attributes to be respected by others. When you step into living like this, you may be amazed how truly wonderful everyone is! Start now by seeing each person as whole and valuable. Do not let yourself think or feel lesser thoughts as it will not only assist them to rise into their greater potential, it will assist you to rise into more of yours!
Please know during these transitional times that there really is a great Divine Plan. That plan did not create the upheaval you are witnessing, as that is a demonstration of the cleansing that naturally comes when the old is making room for the new. The Divine Plan is being held and now amplified within a huge crystalline globe of living light that is around your world. That globe is pouring seeds of Source Love and Light into your world so they can literally be used to create your new Golden Age. These seeds must be nourished to flourish, and you are the gardeners!
It all begins with relationship on every level of life ~ with the self, with family, with friends, with those in the community, and with all the people around the world. We are assisting thousands of you to embody your mastery so you can create new paradigms on every level of your earth life. The vision holders are many, yet those who are truly willing to use their spiritual strengths and all the qualities of their Presence to carry their visions into manifestation are far less. We are speaking to the hearts of all those who truly know that you are here to co-create the next Golden Age of Freedom.
Many hearts are hearing the call to begin walking their mastery as Golden Age men and women who are fully dedicated to supporting all that is in harmony with Unity or Christ Consciousness. As above, so below ~ heaven is truly all around you. The life of a Golden Age man or woman will be their unique song and it will be in harmony with the symphony of the universe, for the orchestration will be directed by the Presence.
To assist you in creating Golden Age relationships, the Masters from the ascended realms have created the Golden Age Man and Woman Course as well as the Golden Age Man and Woman Teachers Certification Training to share this with others.
I recently had an inner journey at a workshop with a shaman medicine woman during which many lifetimes opened up just like this paragraph describes. I saw a flow of lifetimes, and much about my current spirit guide, galactic elders, energy matrices and space time. I have been journeying for the last three years, and had seen some parts of what was shown me, otherwise it might have been an even bigger surprise.
During this time of extra-openness, it was suggested that when I come across star seeds or hybrids to let them know that this is a unique window.
The choices outlined to me are: to continue the earth agenda; to raise vibrational rate and keep steady focus to return to the home planet when I leave this body; or to re-awaken the mastery of space time travel and reconnect with the body I originally came to earth with and return that way.
Transitioning back to planets of origin, if desired, is facilitated by raising frequency, and aligning with one's previous way of being (on that planet or plane). It was suggested that I start living in the way I used to, working as I did on the home planet - in my case through aligning energy, working with crystal energy, healing, working the space time dimensionality.
It was explained that we are tied to this earth plane through our agendas. In addition to usual human agendas, because it was known that earth was dense and created forgetfulness, I was deeply programmed with the agenda to keep the light alive during the dark time. We are welcome to continue the agendas, but they are no longer needed; the era is over. In order to transition back, we must drop all agendas and attachments with this plane, including even noble ideas like 'keeping light alive' or 'helping the world.' We can still try to help, if we wish, and to fulfill individual destinies, but if we wish to transition out, there needs to be a centred indifference/detachment/deep surrender to spirit throughout all actions.
We have choice. We can choose to stay here. However, there may not be another window like this for a few thousand years. The window is created because as society structure dissolve, our beliefs, aspirations and agendas dissolve with them, giving us this freedom to disengage. I was shown how each chunk of time was an exploration in a certain way of being. At the end of each time chunk, everything ended, like sweeping the monopoly board pieces back into the box at the end of the game.
If we transition out we can choose to return. I get that we'd be more conscious/open/free if we transitioned out and returned than stayed.
I was shown how time operates like space does - it can be navigated. Space-time is navigated through the heart. We will be drawn to what we love, (rather than think about or attend) - what our hearts are totally open to, are resonating with.
Lots more details, but more to do with my lifetimes. This is the gist of what relates to other star seeds.
For me personally, my biggest surprise was my spirit guide is embodied on the planet I came from and had been requested by Elders to locate me in space time and awaken me. I sensed a celebration back home that contact had been made.
A couple of years ago I had been shown how to loop time. In altered states the movement through time seems quite natural, but my human mind doesn't totally get it. Time where I came from doesn't track the same as here. I'd like to awaken more in this direction.
Since this journey - which felt like a peeling back of some veils of the human dream - ordinary human perception has more or less returned. I was instructed to take a month to let this information assimilate before journeying to explore more; they seemed concerned about what a human form could handle.
By Carol Lynn Fitzpatrick (firstname.lastname@example.org) - September 3, 2011
I have come to call this time in my life the shift-point, not because life is happening in big ways (it is) but because the energy of the higher dimensional realms is becoming more anchored here on earth, right now.
There are many people who will tell you that there is no such thing as life on other planets. I understand how scary this can be. We each have our dreams and desires fulfilled by angels who are always on the ready but to say that these angels have homes of their own is not something we even want to think about.
I cannot understand why it is so difficult to remember. The light within us is a mere reflection of what guides us. We are loved beyond our human comprehension because we are that, an inseparable part of universal intelligence that is ecstatic and electrical in nature.
The God of all is also the source of all. We are moving through the great time of the transition where we recognize that we are not alone but are helped by many light beings, and entire star races that have come here time and time again to seed light on the planet.
The star races have come here so often they have become us, and we have become a part of them. Many of us remember lives on other planets but have suppressed the memories. These memories show up in our collective consciousness and pour forth as dreamings, movies, or myths that are played back to us so that we can pretend that we are surprised and delighted by such fantasies.
The space era pictures and dreamings of another time and another life has arrived and we are in that time when we are to remember who we are. This does not change how we think or how we feel about being human, but just provides us with a bit of hindsight or foresight about what was and what comes next.
There have been many times in human history where the species took a great and disconnected leap. We are about to enter into one of those grand leaps where upon reflection, we will realize that our ability to adapt to the sea risings, thinning atmospheres and the quickly changing rotational spin of the Earth was a thing of natural beauty and wonder, when in fact, it was an intervention of sorts, a well thought-out plan to rescue a dying species.
The change in climate of compassionate love without condition is fast approaching as children born today are remembering their other times of life with great accuracy. They are coming in with wild imaginings and greater gifts than ever before.
We are the generation of light that is to awaken the others, then simply allow ourselves the pleasure of being guided by an inner light that is magnificent.
We have long ago cut ourselves off from our higher awareness way of creating and stopped fine-tuning our sensitivity to the stars. Now, we are in the great time of returning to our roots. We are deeply listening to what lies within us. We are listening to the guidance through the cosmic grid that continues to feed us volumes of information yet to be fully decoded, and we are learning that we are not meant to live this life out alone because we are surrounded by much inter-dimensional help and assistance as we begin to make this exponential leap in consciousness.
The human race is deeply embedded in compassion. The light being within us is hardwired for unconditional love. And gratitude is what grows this feeling into a united whole of what it truly means to be human. What a dynamic union of two frequencies of light adjoining in oneness. Now that's evolution of global consciousness at its finest.
The Energy Patterns of the Shift Point: Forgiveness leads to Self Acceptance
There are many different patterns that I could tune into and of late, the most powerful one is self acceptance, which is the pattern that is on the verge of playing out on a global scale.
This is a difficult one to transcend because it requires us to practice forgiveness, which requires us to look deeply inside and realize that we are the cause of all our pain, no one else, then fully surrender all that anguish to love. We are powerful beings of light who make choice everyday. To say that someone else is responsible for or is the cause of our pain is only delaying the inevitable reality of self-empowerment.
For those of us who are fully vested in or wallowing in our human drama, it is not easy to create such a shift but shift we must.
I am learning that this game of global ascension is a deeply personal one. As we drop the veil or the mask of self-hatred and stop avoiding the inevitable, we are finding ourselves in very vulnerable states of being. Yet life opens up and reveals a greater truth, and shows us the way out of the mental or emotional (or perhaps even physical) box that we might have painted ourselves into.
This is the time to get out of our minds and to re-balance our sense of self with the land. It's time for balance and harmony to be restored in a very big way.
To understand this stance more fully, we have only to look to the land masses. They are shifting now. The weather patterns are becoming more dramatic and that is to be expected as the inter-galactic terrain causes electromagnetic disturbances to the Earth's atmosphere.
We can say that we have caused all of this but that is not accurate at all. We have influenced the acceleration of the more dramatic changes but are not in danger of ruining the planet. She is well on her way to re-balancing herself without our assistance.
The rolling thunder of the Earth, earthquakes, between now and the next few years will have us second guessing where we are to live and how we are to create in a way that saves us from jumping off a high bridge from fright.
There are many decoys in this game of change but we are to be very still and as we do, we will be guided toward the role and the behavior that best suits us.
Many of us are guided to create particular wave patterns in specific geographical locations. It's like a synchronized ballet. What a thing of beauty and harmony if we are listening. Live your life to the fullest is the advice I would give but do so with an open heart so that you can truly move about as you are guided.
We have been given the most beautiful gift of all: the gift of joyous creation. We have only to decide to listen and there we shall be playing joyfully with our light brothers and sisters and intending that our own special brand of unconditional love be amplified from where ever we are. It doesn't get more magical than that.
If I were to say that we are in the great time of the transition, and Earth has begun her drum roll, you might say, "oh how wonderful." But if I were to tell you that you were to deeply listen so that you can be in the right place at the right time, you can only imagine it is because you are so loved, honored and needed to be in that right place at that right time.
Now, more than ever before is the time to love and honor yourself as the divine being of light that you are, and as you do, know that all is well.
What you are experiencing now is a prelude to limitless joy
by John Smallman - 08/31/2011
All over the world major changes are occurring which are leading up to your grand awakening. As you know, it is a done deal that cannot be prevented, and when it happens joyous amazement will delight you all as your faith in Gods promise to you is completely vindicated. To be finally without doubts and anxieties will be a permanent and most uplifting experience. You have carried the Light of God within you through times of great suffering and stress, and it is about to burst forth in exhilarating brilliance to welcome you Home at the end of your long journey.
Presently, during these last moments in the dense fog of the illusion, many of you are feeling very tired and stressed out as your anxieties seem to be intensifying. This has to do with the raising of the frequency of your energy fields as you release the remainder of the unloving attitudes which you had kept deeply buried below your level of conscious awareness, because they were extremely disturbing and unacceptable to you. They have been part of you for so long that letting them go seems almost like a betrayal, similar in a way to changing loyalties by moving from one political, cultural, or religious persuasion to another. You change because it is a matter of personal honesty and integrity. It is a change you know you have to make, and yet you will be leaving a group that you had strongly supported and which had supported you, and to which you still feel a sense of allegiance.
Making major changes like this is stressful. Within yourselves a growing awareness brought to your attention the need to make these changes, but the thought of doing so was frequently very uncomfortable and led you to doubt the desirability of carrying them out. It seems to be a jump into the unknown that could have dire consequences, and yet you know that you must do it. When you make the move the benefits for which you hoped may not be readily apparent, and you may perhaps wonder whether you have made an enormous mistake.
In the illusion it is akin to moving, changing your employment, or terminating a relationship; and frequently it is only after a considerable time has passed that you can see whether or not it was a good move to have made. This is what is driving your anxieties now as you adjust your attitudes and behaviors to be only loving. It makes you feel vulnerable, unsafe, and insecure as the familiar falls away, your frequency rises, and you discover unpleasant aspects of yourselves that had long been hidden from you in denial or repression.
However, what you are experiencing now is a prelude to limitless joy. You are releasing all the damaging aspects of yourselves that hold you firmly in the illusion so that you can float free and unencumbered into the divine energy fields with which you truly resonate, and where you belong. So, release, release, and release, all enmities, judgments, resentments, and grudges. Forgive yourselves and all others, indiscriminately, without retaining any charge on the issues, circumstances, or people you are forgiving. Forgiving totally in this way frees you totally to be in joy at all times. It allows your frequencies to rise so that you can float easily and comfortably into the awakened state, because you will then be able to feel the divine energy field that surrounds you and know that you have every right to be there because you are essential, eternal, and priceless parts of it.
Consciousness: The Bridge Between Science and Spirit
by PETER RUSSELL on NOVEMBER 28, 2010
Science has largely ignored the subject of consciousness, and for seemingly sound reasons. First, consciousness cannot be weighed, measured, or observed in the way that material objects can. Second, scientists have sought to arrive at universal objective truths, truths that are not dependent upon an observers viewpoint or state of mind; they have deliberately avoided subjective considerations. And third, there appears to be no need to explore consciousness; science seems able to explain the functioning of the universe without any need to venture into the perplexing subject of consciousness.
But recent developments in physics, psychology, and neurophysiology are showing that consciousness cannot be quite so easily sidelined, and today a small but growing number of scientists are seeking to account for the existence of consciousness. Some believe that a deeper understanding of brain chemistry will provide the answers. Others look to quantum physics: perhaps the minute microtubules found inside nerve cells create some quantum effects that somehow contribute to consciousness. Some believe that consciousness emerges from the complexity of the processes going on in the brain. Others find sources of hope in chaos theory.
Yet whatever idea is put forward, one thorny question remains: How does any activity or process in the brain result in an inner personal experience? Why doesnt it all go on in the dark, without any awareness? The philosopher, David Chalmers, has dubbed this the hard problem of consciousness. How can something as immaterial as consciousness ever arise from something as unconscious as matter?
The continued failure of these approaches to make any appreciable headway into this problem suggests they all may be on the wrong track. The current scientific worldview holds that the material worldthe world of space, time and matteris the primary reality. Most scientists therefore assume that awareness emerges from the material world, in some way or other. But if this assumption is getting us nowhere, perhaps we should consider the alternative view that awarenessthe capacity for inner experience, of whatever kindis not a product of the material world, but is intrinsic to the cosmos, as fundamental as space, time and matter.
This suggestion is not new. It is a common theme in Eastern philosophy and is taken seriously by a number of Western philosophers. It also appears in many metaphysical teachings. But Western science has shied away from this idea. It lies too far beyond the current paradigm.
In this alternative view, consciousness does not arise from some particular arrangement of nerve cells or processes going on between them, or from any other physical feature; it is always present. All creatures have some form of inner experience. They may not be self-conscious as humans are, or have thoughts and emotions, but there is nonetheless some degree of inner awareness, however faint.
Many mystics claim to experience this directly, seeing that the essence of consciousness found within themselves is the same essence found in all things. Here they find a deep union with all creation.
Discovering the Divine
We can think of mystics as inner scientistsscientists of the mind. Traditional scientists seek to understand a phenomenon through careful observation. They reduce distracting data, or noise to a minimum and control factors that may disturb their observations. Then they make deductions from their observations and share their conclusions with others to see if they agree.
Mystics do the same in the realm of mind. They seek to minimize the noise of mental distractions by withdrawing attention from sensory experience, quieting the mind, and focusing on aspects of consciousness that normally pass unnoticed. And they too have shared their findings, not in scientific journals, but in the numerous spiritual teachings and discourses that abound in every culture.
These inner scientists have observed the arising and passing of thought. They have looked to the source of their experience, to the very essence of mind. There they have discovered a profound connection with the ground of all being. The sense of being an individual selfthat feeling of I-ness that we all know so well but find so hard to defineturns out to be not so unique after all. It is simply the feeling of being aware, and is something we share with everyone else. The light of consciousness that I know as me, is the same light that you know as youthe same light shining in a myriad of minds.
Some have expressed this inner union in the statement I am God. To traditional religion, this rings of blasphemy: How can any lowly human being claim that he or she is God, the almighty, supreme, being? For modern science, such statements are nothing more than self-delusion. Physicists have looked out into deep space to the edges of the universe, back into deep time to the beginning of creation, and down into deep structure to the fundamental constituents of matter. In each case they find no evidence for God, nor any need for God. The Universe seems to work perfectly well without any divine assistance.
But when mystics speak of the divine, they are not speaking of some supernatural, supreme being who rules the workings of the universe; they are talking of the world within. If we want to find God, we need to look into the realm of deep minda realm that science has yet to explore.
When science begins to explore the mind as deeply as it has explored matter, it may find it has embarked upon a course that will ultimately lead it to discover the divine. To the scientific establishment, rooted in a materialist worldview, this is anathema. But so was the notion of the solar system four centuries ago.
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