John Smallman: Do not allow doubts about your worthiness, your competence, or your abilities to discourage you. | Jesus Through John

Jesus Audio Blog for Tuesday October 23rd

We, God, the All, Source, Reality, the One, YOU – all sentient life – areintensely and creatively fully involved in the awakening process.  It is ongoing, and it has been since the moment of apparent separation, and now the next moment of awakening is approaching rapidly, as “stuff” arises for everyone to release and make room for L O V E, your true nature, to unveil Itself in your hearts and minds.  Many of you are already getting a sense, a feeling of this, so open yourselves fully to It, there is nothing to fear, no one is in any way unworthy, or undeserving.  The Divine Will is that you KNOW yourselves as One with Source, absolutely fearlessly because that is your Home, that is where you belong, that is the “Place” that you have never left.  So, Wake Up, and ENJOY REALITY!

The Source is perfect in every way; there can be NO imperfections in Reality.  You have all just spent time – which is in truth unreal – a large amount of time, pretending that you were imperfect, unworthy sinners, undeserving of God’s infinite and unchanging Love for you.  It is time to stop pretending and be the glorious Beings that God created.  Stop hiding, instead, shine forth in the magnificence of your own brilliance as individuals expressing God in myriad ways.  That truly is your will and God’s.  There is NOTHING else, only the Divine Will, which is your will, and that Will wills only endless joy for all of creation.  Parents love their children and want the best for them, always.  God infinitely more so, and God’s Will is always unfolding perfectly!

 

It is time, in fact it is well past time, to cease negatively judging yourselves or others.  Judgment focuses on errors, mistakes, beliefs, sins, offenses, all of which are unreal and which just distract you from the Love that envelops you in every moment, waiting to embrace you as soon as you release judgment and the other negative and meaningless distractions with which your human lives, your egos, keep presenting you.  Resentment, bitterness, desire for justice, restitution, and punishment of those who have wronged you are major blocks to Love, which is unconditionally accepting of all.

People only attack when they are suffering, and on Earth there are countless numbers who are suffering.  Suffering could be avoided and dissolved if people would open to Love, for suffering is but the absence of Love.  When Love fills you, there is no suffering, only peace, joy, and compassion for those who are suffering.  Compassion is Love directed to others who are suffering, and it heals and comforts them.

You who are presently incarnate on Earth chose to be here at this time because you saw the intense need for Love and compassion world-wide, and you could see very clearly how enormously helpful your presence would be, once you realized that there was far more to life than what humans generally experience; when you realized that your humanity was but a tiny aspect of who you truly are.  You are here on a mission, a mission of Love.  By becoming aware that Love is your nature and owning It, you start to live It and demonstrate Love in action wherever you go.  That is what you incarnated to do, and if you are reading or listening to this you know it, and are already doing it!

So, accept your destiny as much needed loving presences on Earth, healing and accepting all with whom you interact in any way at all, and rejoice in the understanding that you have found your paths Home.  Love is the way Home, there is no other way, and you have chosen it by opening to the awareness that this is so.

Living lovingly is amazingly powerful and effective.  You may well not be aware of the enormously important work that you are doing by just being – being Love – so I am telling you so that you do not dismissively tell yourselves that you are doing nothing, or very little.  What you are doing is E N O R M O U S!  No one else can do it, and it is essential.  You are divine Light Workers fully engaged 24/7 in humanity’s awakening process, and you are irreplaceable!

 

Do not allow doubts about your worthiness, your competence, or your abilities to discourage you.  Often there is no positive feedback for you as you go about your daily lives, but truly, your loving presence is having a wonderful and miraculous effect all across the world.  Remember, you are scattered world-wide through many races, ethnicities, religions, and none, because you are needed precisely where you find yourselves.  And yes, occasionally, you may feel the intuitive nudge to move, so honor that, but know that in every single moment you are precisely where you are supposed to be, precisely where your amazing gifts will be most effective.

Here in the spiritual realms we watch over you with unceasing Love, amazed and delighted by your strength of purpose, your resilience, and your unceasing fortitude, even in circumstances that can oftentimes seem absolutely overwhelming. When you finally realize what you have achieved – what you have in fact already achieved – your joy and amazement will bedazzle you.

Your loving brother, Jesus.

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Arcturian Group Message for JULY 15, 2018 by Marilyn Raffaele | ONENESS OF ALL

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by Marilyn Raffaele | ONENESS OF ALL

Arcturian Group Message for JULY 15, 2018
by Marilyn Raffaele | ONENESS OF ALL

We of the Arcturian Group wish to say that much change is on the horizon. You are witnessing the death throes of world beliefs that have held mankind in bondage through lifetimes. These dense miscreations can only dissolve as higher frequencies of truth begin to replace the energy that formed them in the first place.

A sense of discord comes when everything familiar begins to change but intense fears and confusion will not come to those who understand that nothing real ever ends, but rather transmutes into higher levels of expression as consciousness becomes more enlightened. Because third dimensional energy is so dense, this process is gradual and involves many twists and turns of resistance.

Focus your attention and efforts on being the highest level of truth you know in every moment and situation, rather than on the illusions of material sense around you. Your Light, the Light of awakened consciousness, is serving to open the pathways that allow more Light to flow to earth. These high frequency energies are affecting all life. Everyone is feeling them, the un-awakened, the awakened, and the animal kingdom as well.

These high frequency energies are causing many of you to experience times when emotions, physical aches and pains, or extreme physical exhaustion seems to take over. If you are not alert, it can easily lead you to believe that something is seriously wrong, but then within a day or two things seem back to normal and you feel fine–until the next time. These experiences are related to the process of clearing, translating and integrating new and higher frequencies into the physical, and the mind’s interpretation of the process.

It takes energy to do these energetic upgrades leaving you with less for your usual everyday chores. Ascension energies are replacing the denser in physical cells. Allow the process to take place without immediately concluding that something is wrong, but rather know that something is right. Your physical expression is unfamiliar with what is taking place because serious energetic upgrades while remaining in the physical has never happened before.

As you integrate these new energies and your resonance changes, you will no longer be in alignment with many things that up to now have been a part of ordinary living. Heavy foods, alcohol, sugars, and processed foods that you may of previously enjoyed with no problem, now either don’t appeal to you or make you feel sick when you eat them.

Because everything is energy, energetic alignment is necessary if there is to be harmony of anything– marriage relationships, friendships, foods, entertainment, employment, ideas, beliefs, etc. You are no longer in alignment with many of the seemingly ordinary things you were once aligned with. Your evolving state of consciousness is resonating with new and higher frequencies and attempts to make something spiritually outgrown continue as it once was, will not work.

Free will allows everyone to ignore truth as long as they wish, but truth can never go away because it is the reality. Only those things created from illusory concepts can dissolve permanently. Try to see change as a graduation, dear ones. Many believe that they are open to change, but when something familiar begins to change or disappear, even the very awake will often respond with resistance because there is a sense of security in what is familiar.

You are no longer evolutionary beginners and are well prepared to withdraw your sense of security from the outer through the realization that safety and security are already fully present within, facets of your own Divine Consciousness. Learn to go with the flow while giving no power to events and situations that may affect your sense of security. Stay in the now moment, trusting that all is proceeding according to a Divine plan individually and globally regardless of whether or not anyone believes it.

This does NOT mean that you never take precautions in situations where they may be required. It means that you take the practical actions you are guided to take for living in a third dimensional world, but you do these things without surrendering to fear concepts regarding certain people, places, or things secure in the realization that one with God is a majority.

We wish to speak of suffering which is a general term describing the feelings that follow great loss or simply living day to day in physical, emotional, or mental pain. Many ( awakened and un-awakened) are suffering as the result of the intense clearings of old energy now taking place in Gaia, individuals, and within the third dimensional belief system as a whole.

In previous lifetimes, most individuals incarnated with one lesson they wanted to concentrate on. Because of the powerful ascension process taking place now, you came into this life with the intention of resolving and moving beyond any remaining issues with people, places, groups, or belief systems–anything in need of completion or that might act as a barrier to your ascension.

Intense experiences of good or bad remain stored in cellular memory and are carried from lifetime to lifetime until cleared. Cellular memories you are ready to to clear are surfacing through experiences that alert you to their presence but do not need to be identified or “figured out”.

As you live from a higher state of consciousness, frequencies of Light automatically dissolve the lower resonating energies. It is a waste time to dwell on or try to figure out everything that may be clearing because this just focuses on old energy. If it is necessary for you to know something for your spiritual growth, you will somehow get that information through dreams, intuition, or actual memory. At this time many of you are clearing for the world and not always personally. Remember there is only ONE.

For those of you experiencing depression, sadness, and sorrow we say to you, allow these emotions to flow through without resistance. Suffering is created by holding on to unfulfilled expectations of how things should look or be in order to be right which always reflects one’s personal belief system.

In the three dimensional world, most suffering is caused by seemingly uncontrollable forces–nature, laws, religious beliefs etc. This is how a dimension based in duality and separation, works. This is what you are evolving out of. Duality and separation does not exist in the higher dimensions. The three dimensional belief system represents the lowest rung of a very high dimensional ladder although most as of yet do not realize this.

Suffering remains and will continue to remain alive and well as long as world consciousness continues to create through beliefs of duality and separation. Never forget that as expressions of the Divine, everyone is a creator, forming their world out of the substance of their state of consciousness. Help those who suffer in whatever practical ways you are guided to, but never believe that it is your duty to save anyone for all are learning lessons they themselves chose with the help of their Higher Self and Guides.

Mind interprets one’s attained state of consciousness and manifests it as physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual form. Suffering is resistance, a yearning for things to be the way a person believes they must be in order for them to be happy. Nothing will or can change globally or individually until consciousness changes because consciousness is the substance of all that is. You have reached that place of readiness that will enable you to move into the realization and experiences of who and what you really are.

Visualize a bright sun with many beams of intense light shining outward. As these beams of light get further away from the sun source, they start to become less bright, change appearance, and accumulate colors and shadow. Each light beam begins to look different from the other, absorbing different colors and accumulating layers of energy that take on the appearance of various fabric textures and color that change and increase as each ray passes has different experiences. The ray of Light never disappears, but is now completely obliterated by the layers of debris.

This is your story, the story of every man, woman, and child from the beginning. You are the Sun Beam that forever remains pure, intact, and perfect regardless of how much illusion is draped over IT. Evolution is the gradual removal of all debris.

Accept that you are already awake and that there is no longer any need to seek and search outwardly for what is already fully present within you.

Allow the process and trust that everything is proceeding according to plan.

We are the Arcturian Group 7/15/18

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Dear readers of the Arcturian Group Messages, due to family and summer commitments, there will be no Arcturian messages for about a month.

Marilyn
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Your Angel Messages for July 25 – 31, 2016 with Doreen Virtue

Suffering and sacrifice serve no useful purpose.
by John Smallman | Jesus Through John

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As can be clearly seen now, as even the mainstream media reports on them, enormous changes are in progress all across the planet. Do not be upset and fall into fear and anxiety as you hear or read about the upheavals and destabilizations in societies everywhere as politicians continue to play the fear and terror card.

There is only LOVE! All else is illusion. Yes, human beings are suffering, but you need to remember that no one is misplaced! All chose to be on Earth at this point in their spiritual evolution, and in the locations in which they now find themselves. Intend to send Love to those in pain, those who are suffering, you have absolutely no idea how effective it is to just do that, and it is what you are here to do.

Everyone on Earth in this moment chose to be here now to demonstrate, share, and extend the Love that is your divine nature. Love is the solution to all your problems and consequently large numbers have incarnated to be Love in action to bring humanity to wakefulness, and they are succeeding. What you see physically happening in many areas is an immensely effective wake-up call, and it is being heard.

Humanity’s awakening is inevitable, period. This does not mean that every human will awaken in this current awakening, because there are some who have chosen not to do so. However, do not concern yourselves about loved ones who appear to have no spiritual inclinations, because humanity’s sleep is d e e p, and many who seem to have no spiritual inclination or interest are just deeply asleep and will awaken. The vast majority of those presently incarnate as humans made the choice, prior to assuming human form, to assist in the awakening process, they just did not realize how deep their sleep might become.

The small number who have chosen not to wake up are still part of the awakening process and have very courageously taken human form to play insane games to shock the rest into releasing their tight and often fearful grip on the illusion. Later they will move to another environment in which all that they need to bring them to wakefulness will be abundantly and lovingly provided.

God’s Love for humanity is eternally all-inclusive. No one can ever be lost or abandoned, all will awaken.

Your ongoing task, while it seems that insanity blazes all around you, is to continue holding your Light on high, the brilliant Light that, as God’s divine children, is eternally, vividly, alive and well within you, empowering and encouraging you as you struggle – and it is indeed a struggle for many of you – to let go of all your doubts and anxieties and remake your intent daily to be loving, regardless of the situations in which you are involved or in which it seems that you have arrived accidentally. As you well know, there are no accidents. An accident is a concept of the illusion, an occurrence for which there appears to be no rhyme or reason. There is always a reason for happenings, they present you – individually and collectively – with lessons you have chosen to learn to assist in your awakening.

God’s Son chose to design and construct the illusion to experience separation, because He wanted to prove to Himself that He had no need of His Father – it is a bit like the teenage rebellion that so many humans undergo – and God, in His infinite wisdom understood that, because He had given His beloved Son infinite power, the illusion that He constructed would appear amazingly real, so real in fact, that He would become lost within it. And He did. Foreseeing that God instantly provided the means for Him to find His way Home.

Remember, the sense of separation, which truly never happened, lasted but an instant. However, within that instant the illusion appeared and has seemingly been extant for many billions of years. And those billions of years have brought much suffering to you, suffering from which you are finally ready to release yourselves. Truly, despite the obsession with sacrifice that so many of you have clung to for so long, suffering and sacrifice serve no useful purpose, other than to show you that they serve no useful purpose.

God, your heavenly Father, Creator of all that exists, loves you infinitely and desires only your eternal happiness.

Suffering and sacrifice are concepts that you inserted into the illusion to make it interesting, intriguing, and constantly surprising. You succeeded beyond your wildest dreams, and then turned them into nightmares! Now is the moment to set yourselves free. It has been your collective choice to be unfree, trapped, and enslaved! But that is an unreal, an illusory state of existence, and now is the moment to dissolve it, and rediscover the Love that is your eternal nature, alive and well within each and every one of you.

Most of you have had experience with small children having nightmares, and you have lovingly and gently awakened them and comforted them, explaining that what they were experiencing was completely unreal. Now it is time for you to awaken and comfort yourselves in the same way. When you do your joy will be ecstatic as you realize that you, too, have just been asleep and having bad dreams.

Oftentimes it is deep-seated fear that keeps you asleep. Fear – an aspect of the illusion – that you are not good enough, that you are unworthy sinners, that you are unacceptable to God. But nothing could be further from the truth! You have always been in God’s Presence, where you are at Home, where you belong, because there is absolutely nowhere else that you could be. So, hold the intent, as powerfully as you can, to awaken, and ask your brothers and sisters in the spiritual realms – who are constantly watching over you and cheering you on – to help you by nudging you towards wakefulness. They will. They are always there, waiting patiently for your call for help, so that they can respond, as they love to do.

You cannot fail to awaken if that is your will and your intent – and it most certainly is!

Your loving brother, Jesus.

John Smallman | July 24, 2016 at 12:12 am | Categories: Uncategorized | URL: http://wp.me/p1B8dY-oW

End Your Suffering, Change the World By Jennifer Hoffman | Enlightening Life


End Your Suffering, Change the World By Jennifer Hoffman | Enlightening Life
January 26, 2015

It is the nature of humans to suffer and you have suffered for eons, through war, hatred, disease, and many atrocities that are waged on the basis of gender, culture, age or race. There are many examples of suffering on the Earth today, from countries that are ravaged by war, to hunger and abuse in your own neighborhoods. Suffering can be experienced globally and individually. Each person who allows suffering into their lives is responsible for both its presence and its resolution. Those whose nations are at war have relinquished their power to others and have chosen to live their lives in a state of powerlessness. Suffering, as with any aspect of life, is a choice, whose presence in your life is determined by your free will—you choose to suffer, just as you choose to remove suffering from your reality.

You may think of suffering as pain and that is one thing that it does bring; but the true nature of suffering involves what you undergo or experience, endure or go through. Suffering really has more to do with what you are willing to put up with in your reality than the terrible things that others do to you.  What you allow to occur brings to you what you will suffer and that applies to you individually, to the planet, and all of humanity.

To end suffering you must look at what you are allowing or accepting and begin to make other choices. If you fear to choose with your heart because of possible repercussions, then you have chosen to allow suffering. So suffering does not have to involve something as drastic as war. It can be as simple as allowing yourself to be treated badly by others or remaining silent about your desires when you would like to speak up, or even agreeing to something when you would much rather not. This is giving your power away and when you do that, you suffer.

The suffering that exists in the world today has been caused by the agreement of millions of people to suffer, to accept and to endure whatever is placed on their path. It will not take the efforts of the entirety of humanity to end suffering but it will take the intense focus and determination of many lightworkers, who have now become light beacons, to begin the changes that are necessary to shed light on the darkness and to teach others how to stop enduring and to begin living.

They can begin by following a very simple rule for life—love one another. That does not mean romantic love, it means the energy of love, which you call unconditional love which involves acceptance, non-judgment and detachment. It means understanding that all are one, all are connected to the same Source, and all live within Divine Perfection in every aspect of their being. It means acknowledging each other as the Creator’s expression of perfection.

Now, more than ever before, it is possible for all of humanity to live in peace and harmony, because you have a choice to end suffering in your lives, individually and globally. You can make that choice by healing and releasing your karmic ties on all levels, individually, in your neighborhoods, cities and nations and by giving unconditional love to everyone you know and even people you don’t know. It is just as destructive to hate a nation and its people, or a culture, a gender or a race, as it is to hate an individual.

Karma exists on all of these levels and when the people of a nation agree to release it, suffering will cease. And it does not take the agreement of an entire nation; it is enough that a small percentage of people begin the work and move the energy.  This creates a powerful wave of light that will overcome all fear and help others begin to stop suffering and to start living within a reality that is based on love, faith, trust and acceptance.

This is not impossible; in fact, it is already beginning and you have done your work well. But you must continue, for it begins with each one of you. You have the power to change the world because the world is a reflection of each of you. When you choose to end suffering and to live in joy, that choice becomes an option for all and the possibility of the miracle of peace then becomes an option for the world to choose, instead of suffering.

This is an Archangel Uriel channeled message that was first published in June 2005. You can find out about the Ligth Beacons community at urielheals.com/lightbeacons.

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Let go of any sense of guilt or shame. 11/18/2014 by John Smallman


Let go of any sense of guilt or shame.
11/18/2014 by John Smallman

Saul Audio Blog for Tuesday November 18th
Saul Audio Blog for Tuesday Novemer 18, 2014

The Oneness of ALL that exists is the Truth that all must come to an awareness of, and that truth (small “t” because at the moment it tends to be a scientific kind of awareness, a logical awareness uncovered by intellectual effort, and not yet a knowing that comes from your hearts, although that knowing is always available to you because it resides eternally within you.) is beginning to flow into the collective awareness.  It is as though a glacier had started to melt, and as it does so its contents spread out everywhere, soaking all in its path.  And, of course, you are all in its path.  Awareness is flowing and growing all across the world, it cannot remain unknown any longer, it can only be denied.

Nearly all of you, due to the suffering and betrayal that you have experienced over the eons, suffering and betrayal that has been far too painful to acknowledge and remember, have issues to address that you have been in denial about for a very long time.  And for many of you those issues are making their presence very intensely felt right now.  You burst into tears suddenly, and often for no reason that you can identify.  Let the tears flow!  It is a necessary and very effective form of release.

Do not expend time and energy, intellectual energy, attempting to uncover the situations or issues that may be the cause, because mostly they are from previous lives, and all that you need to do is let the emotions flow while you watch them, accept them, and then offer love and compassion to yourselves.  Nothing else is necessary.  Seeking and identifying causes is a distraction that can seriously mislead you, and might lead you into judgment and resentment, which are at best very unhelpful, and at worst may even be damaging for you.  As we keep telling you the answer to every issue or problem is Love; and Love includes compassion, forgiveness, and acceptance.

What apparently happened to cause you pain and suffering did not really happen.  You are seemingly ensnared in a reality of betrayal and distrust, an unreal system of beliefs, and in the concomitant suffering that result from those beliefs.  Dwelling on the injustices that you have experienced, or that loved ones or other innocents have undergone only provides energy to maintain the illusion.  Your aim is to dissolve it and Love is doing that through you when you choose to be loving.

Remember, there is only NOW!  Past and future are figments of the illusion that seem very real because you are very powerful beings and you built a very convincing illusion.  Now is the time, the moment to allow it to dissolve.  To be momentarily humorous, try “Loving it to death!”   Love will dissolve it and bring you all to awakening, your human destiny.

YES, we keep on focusing on LOVE!  And you know why.  It is all that exists.  You are all caught up in It, embraced by It, enfolded within It – It is unavoidable, although It can be denied or ignored.  Now is the perfect moment to re-engage with It so that you can find your way lovingly Home.  You can delay as long as you choose, and to be unloving is to choose to delay.

In the illusion, where punishment is often an unacknowledged or hidden threat, delaying tactics seem to make sense.  In Reality to delay makes no sense at all.  There there is only joy, joy in every moment, unending joy.  And to experience that state is your inevitable destiny.

You are all, everyone who has ever experienced human existence or whoever will, the infinitely loved children of God, and nothing that you have done or can conceive of doing will alter that.  God’s Love for you is eternal and unchanging.  There is nothing that you can do to change that – either to persuade Him to love you more or to convince Him to love you less – you are all His perfect children, infinitely lovable and infinitely loved, always!

Knowing this, as at the depths of your being you do, why continue to delay your inevitable awakening?  I would suggest to you that it is because, like the children of humans in the illusion who have committed some transgression from the parental rules, you are afraid to wake up in the morning and “face the music” – parental anger or shaming.  You hope by delaying that whatever it is you have done that is inexcusable will have been forgotten, or better still will not have been noticed, and so you will be able to slink away with your pride intact.  However, the sense of guilt remains and continues to haunt you, often well into adulthood, and even into old age.

You seriously need to remind yourselves that God, your ever-loving Father is, Himself, Love.  Love is eternally unconditional, eternally accepting.  It never judges, It never condemns, It never shames, and It never punishes – It loves and loves and loves, and you are the objects of Its Love!

Let go of any sense of guilt or shame to which you may be holding on as you try to be a better person.  You are being a better person just by being aware of and investing in the desire and intent to be loving, always.  What has happened is past, over.  If there is some way of rectifying a past error that you believe you committed, and the thought of it still upsets you, then by all means make amends.  But often it is not possible.  Forgive yourself in the knowledge that you learnt a very important lesson, and that you will be far less likely to commit that or a similar transgression again.

Your life purpose within the illusion is to awaken.  That is all.  To do that you have to forgive and accept yourselves, and you do that by acknowledging what you know is true, namely that there is nothing that you have done or can do that will ever change your relationship with God.  That your sense of shame and worthlessness is part of the illusion.  Yes, you have been playing some rather unpleasant games – manipulation of others, abuse, murder, betrayal, genocide – but those games are unreal.

Stop playing them and be loving at all times and in every situation.  Then Love will fill your hearts, because by ceasing to play those games you have invited It in, and as It enters you will realize that you are most firmly established on your path to awakening into your fully conscious state at One with God.

With so very much love, Saul.

[BTW, the audio upload issue appears to be sorted, SO, if you LOVE my dulcet tones I have uploaded the audio on the last Jesus and Saul messages which were without them :)]

ONENESS OF ALL: Arcturian Group Message for 10/13/14 by Marilyn Raffaele

We of the Arcturian Group come to wish you peace, joy, and kindness to each other in these times of strife and confusion. We know that many are suffering, but we see great awakenings through the experiences. There are many who have always lived fully within the third dimensional belief system who now surprisingly find themselves questioning their core beliefs in ways that are allowing them to awaken. They are reaping the benefit of the increasing Light flowing on earth even though they are not aware of why change seems to be happening within.

As Light flows from the increasing number of evolving energy fields, it adds Light to universal world consciousness, exposing and dissolving areas of shadow in the process. This is how the world is awakening–each small awareness of truth/Light helps to dissolve the illusion and adds to the whole for there is only ONE. Very soon, there will be enough Light in world consciousness to shift it. This is what “the shift” means–a transfer of energy domination.

We wish to speak of truth which manifests as does everything, through the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual levels–truth as an Absolute as well as truth the ordinary. When we speak of truth in theses messages we are referring to the Absolute–Divine Truth.

In Truth, there is nothing but omnipresent Divine Consciousness which in the human scene is interpreted by mind and seen as material. The third dimension views life through a filter of separation as well a belief that everything is either good or bad (duality). More often than not, one’s individual belief system has been simply accepted without thought from the world consensus consciousness.

It is a very important to remember that thoughts you may have are not really yours until you accept them as your own. The thoughts and beliefs of world consciousness are floating around always available to be claimed as truth or not. Allowing uninvited thoughts to simply flow through without giving them any importance is a reclaiming of your power and movement into truth. Resistance to unwanted ideas or thoughts simply gives them a power they do not have.

In the human scene, truth is determined by whether or not you honestly state what you know or feel to be correct. It also represents consensus opinion on particular topics as dictated by the “experts” or those in power. Living out from third dimensional thinking causes some individuals as well as businesses and governments to feel no obligation toward honesty or truth if and when it does not suit their personal needs or agenda–reflecting the belief in separation.

As mankind evolves ever more deeply into the realization of all within the One, it will begin to understand that the words and actions of ordinary daily life are important because what one says or does to another, he does to himself. Fear, whether recognized or not, is the root cause of dishonesty and lying–fear of lack, limitation, rejection, failure, punishment etc. and can only be eliminated through Truth.

Fear stems from third dimensional experiences and teachings from past lives as well as this one. Many of these experiences were horrendous, causing long lasting impressions within cellular memory and energy fields. These old cellular and emotional energies are what you are now in the process of clearing. Some of the more intense energy clearings, can leave you feeling exhausted and depressed. Know that there is nothing wrong, you are evolving, so do not claim these feelings as having any power over you which will simply pull them back into your energy field.

Children speak the truth until they are taught not to through fear or punishment. Many adults believe that being right makes them important (more loveable) and so say or do whatever it takes to be seen as always right–a reflection of the belief in separation from Love/Self. Frequently individuals are simply ms-informed and speak from ignorance but as with all actions, the intention behind the words give them their energy. Untruths spoken innocently carry the energy intended by the sender which is to be truthful. We do not refer to malicious gossip.

Gossip and criticism are facets of duality and separation which reflect self loathing and create the need for a person to see himself as better than others in order to feel any acceptance or self love. These activities not only humanly (never in reality) hurt the person gossiped about, but also come home to rest in the energy field of the sender for again…there is only One.

With evolution comes the inability to speak untruth for personal gain. The spiritual student becomes increasingly aware of that gentle tap on the shoulder whenever he is tempted and begins to understand that his spiritual leash has become very short.

Divine Truth is an Absolute–that which IS, always has been, and ever will be–held infinitely in place by Divine Law. The Absolute can never be known or understood fully with the limited human mind which is why over eons of time, man has repeatedly created Gods in his own likeness reflecting whatever qualities believed to be important at that time.

The goal of all souls, on all planets and dimensions as well as on earth, is and always has been, to evolve into the fullness of the realization ONE, thus becoming the One. The soul has always been perfect, but through its journeys of experience, has not remembered this and so has struggled lifetime after lifetime in the process of awakening. It is the spiritual journey and purpose of life to eventually realize one’s Divinity and live out from that state of Consciousness. Divine Truth is first grasped and interpreted intellectually until over time it moves to deeper levels and becomes one’s reality–his state of consciousness. Each soul’s journey takes infinite forms and paths and experiences, which is what you have all been doing.

Books, classes, and teachers can only assist up to the attained level of consciousness of the author or teacher. This is not to say there may not be the perfect book, class, or teacher for you at a given time, but always use your intuition when deciding if something is right for you. Just because something is popular doesn’t mean it would be right for you. You may actually be beyond a particular teaching or teacher. There will always come that time in which you will begin to be taught from within for this is where Truth resides.

Information, answers, explanations, and ideas that result in “aha” moments for you are the fruits of your own inner work and will often manifest when you least expect, when you are doing something as mundane as washing dishes but are at the same time quiet and receptive. Issues of life begin to be seen from new levels of understanding and a truth you may of read and pondered but never fully understood may suddenly become simple and clear.

Divine Truth is all that IS, and is infinite. There is an old Eastern saying that says that if you can encompass IT (the Absolute) within your mind, (which many think they do) then that is not it. Absolute Truth is every spiritual idea embodied within Divine Consciousness, ever present but interpreted by the mind in the human scene according to individual and world consciousness.

To try and live the Absolute, before attaining that state of consciousness is a mistake many serious spiritual students make. To throw away your medications before you have attained the consciousness of your completeness and wholeness as a Divine Being, is a very human action. However, when something no longer resonates with you, never be afraid to let it go. Holding on to some facet of your life just because it is what you are used to, is a block to your awakening. You are required to live out from your highest attained state of consciousness, living the truth you know while moving ever deeper through practice and study.

The act of transition or death, does not bring a sudden realization of Truth as many believe. You are your state of consciousness and therefore take it with you. All are taught and guided lovingly on the other side just as here.

Evolution is the process of an ever increasing awareness of who you really are, dear ones. Evolution is a process that does not suddenly culminate overnight unless you have done the work getting you to that state of consciousness in previous lifetimes. Try not to become discouraged and feel you are making no progress if life seems mundane and ordinary.

Do not compare yourself to others, do the best you can remembering always that you are being guided and are never alone. If you succumb to the weight of some human burden, resist the temptation for blame or guilt but simply pick yourself up and continue. You will soon discover that the sky did not fall down when you make a mistake nor do you have to go back to the beginning of your journey. Failure is a concept within third dimensional thinking. There is no such thing as failure in reality, only learning experiences.

You are loved dear ones, very loved and honored greatly for your efforts and work. All is proceeding according to plan.

We are the Arcturian Group 10/13/14

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Weekly LightBlast: Allowing Pain to Heal a message from Jamye Price


Weekly LightBlast: Allowing Pain to Heal
a message from Jamye Price

Thursday, 18 September, 2014

You can watch video version here.

The progression of life is such that you are constantly evolving, for you are not just a human making choices, but Spirit in human form creating Life.  It can be easy to miss the communication of your Spirit Self as the loud data of life overrides the whisper of your Spirit and the unseen of potential within all experiences.  Pain, for example, is an indicator of possibility, for it is a culmination of vast time and information.  Certainly not all progress needs pain, but if pain is present, progress is also possible.

Physical pain is an indicator of different choices available than those that have caused such.  It is an indicator of focus, for it points out a vulnerability calling forth your strength.  Emotional pain is the same.  It is but a calling of the Soul bringing your focus to that which you have overlooked, into a beautiful vulnerability calling your strength into form.  Do not worry that you have overlooked, the timing is just what you needed to build your strength.  This is the beauty in the biology, let the avoidance become a dance of timing and you Allow your Pain to Heal.  Allowing is an important lesson of wisdom growing, for you balance it with directing your focus, then opening to an expanse of allowing new information.  The cycle repeats.

Pain can be as obvious as physical challenge, as restricting as depression, or as igniting as desire unfulfilled.  Yet all of it is Spirit calling you to new focus, new choice, new growth, new strength, new information.  As you Allow, you open the self to the wisdom residing within you in soul form, Spirit form, subtle form – awaiting your open, relaxed focus (the paradox of opposites merging) to transform pain into wisdom manifest.

You are aware that you are a holistic life form, needing balanced interplay between all aspects of self for greatest flow.  If you focus too rigidly in an area, holding rigid boundaries of right or wrong, you create an invisible barrier that blocks your flow.  As you Set Boundaries of focus, keeping your flow open yet focused for your benefit, you Allow your Pain to Heal into new form, new experience, new focus of progress.  The pain of birth or the pain of death are truly doorways into transformation.

Relax into Life more, for it is supporting you at all times, in all ways.  Even challenges.

Focus into Life more, for it is calling you into an empowerment that serves you, serves others and serves Life itself.  The cycle continues.

As we sit to Blast Allowing Pain to Heal, we are breathing into Life more and observing the beautiful synchronicities unfolding before us.  We are accessing the wisdom within and bringing it into form as we allow life to support us into creative growth.  We are focusing through pain to allow solution.  We are reading the clues of life, even the painful ones, as we strengthen our sovereign birthright of choice.  We are setting boundaries of self care, so that we are supported through this path of sovereign evolution and unity.  We are the strong, shining Light in painful places and illuminating the wisdom within new choice.  Blast on!

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Cosmic Weather – Full Moon Report for 9.8.14
a message from Rev. Irma Kaye Sawyer

Monday, 8 September, 2014

Looking through the bent back tulips, to see how the other half live. Looking through a Glass Onion. – Lennon/McCartney

Cosmic Weather – Full “Harvest” Moon in Pisces.

Hello friends. So why the interesting Beatles quote, you ask? Like much inspiration that will be coming through with these powerful Full Moon energies, Spirit just kind of blew that one in. I thought it was perfect, and I will tell you why. First of all, Pisces energies in general in their highest aspects are all about compassion, understanding and seeing humanity through a broader lens.

The week leading up to this full moon was one of the strangest and most polarized that I have experienced and observed in a long while. I attribute that not only to the incoming Full Moon energies, but also the 9:9 “Activation Wave” that the Keepers advised us about starting in the latter part of August and the powerful ebbs and flows of energies that have accompanied that.

Here’s a good example: In the same few days, I had guests in town attending the annual “Bhaktifest” which is a celebration of yoga, chanting, meditation and generally good vibes and on one of those nights at the community college where I attend, a violent physical assault took place. Fortunately the physical injuries were very minor, but it definitely caused a great environmental and psychic disturbance. It reminded me that while violence, discord and that particular kind of mental suffering are not present in my own individual world, they certainly do exist in others. The “other half” could be anything that is on the other side of our own life and mental “view.” That is another aspect of Piscean wisdom, is to be in a place of observation and discernment, staying out of criticism – while gently radiating love and peace to all.  I love the idea of a glass onion too. Onions often have many layers when peeling them, but from a higher dimensional place it is possible to “see through” all of the layers to the ONE. These are among some of the highest manifestations of Pisces/Virgo energies as Spiritual Teacher, Healer, Priest/Priestess and Oracle.

Navigational Key for the Pisces Full Moon and the current trilogy of water energies: Dissolution of illusory personality aspects of our choosing (Neptune) using healing/wounding (Chiron) as the way through. Keeping mindful that it’s ultimately not too serious, because no one here gets out alive (Saturn in Scorpio.)

With this moon riding along so closely with Chiron (wounded healer,) there is a great chance that past issues may come forward, but in a Piscean (subtle) fashion and not necessarily “in our face.” Using the broader “view” that I shared here above, we may be able to get some much deeper insight into the world of those who have wounded us in the past, as their motives and attitudes may become clearer. The potential for healing, letting go and forgiveness are deep and profound, especially in combination with the others energies we find ourselves in for the moment.

The Full Moon closest to the Fall (Spring) Equinox is called the “Harvest Moon,” which goes along quite nicely with the Mantra of the month for September, 2014: I collect the harvest of the past season with Joy. I separate the wheat from the chaff of my experiences, letting disappointment and regrets go. I restore myself with Patience and Light. All is well.

9:9 Stargate info: Since it falls just the day after the Full Moon, it is important to mention the 9:9 Stargate as I definitely see these energies as rather a “package” deal. 😉 The energy of the double “9″ has to do with cycles and soul missions. An important phase may be ending to make way for the new. With the powerful intuitive inspiration that is available during this Full Moon, TRUST that you will be guided to your next steps.  Pisces-Virgo energies can indeed be karmically accelerating and a great time to exercise deeper understanding and compassion for others as well as yourself. To BE what you wish to see more of in the world is highly recommended.

NOTE: Stargates are “open windows” of potential where a larger amount of cosmic and celestial energies are available to the earth plane for the purpose of growth and acceleration. The next ones for the remainder of the 2014 will be 10:10, 11:11 and 12:12.

There is another energy quite present with this Full Moon and that is the presence of human suffering and violence taking place all over the world. Some may be feeling a sense of discouragement and futility with a feeling that not enough are addressing the  important issues more directly.  I was reminded of the powerful quote by Margaret Mead, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”

The Pisces-Virgo dynamic invites us to connect with our “tribe” wherever and whoever they may be and envision and better and more peaceful world for all.

Happy Full Moon friends and remember to keep it Cosmic!

NOTE: The Full Moon in Pisces occurs September 8th 2014 at 6:38 pm PDT, 9:38 pm EDT and September 9th at 1:38 am UT.  (479)

© Irma Kaye Sawyer 2011-2014. Please feel free to share these messages as you are guided with author and copyright information included. Thank you.

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Realization of the absolute futility of conflict of any sort is dawning on humanity. ~ by John Smallman

If people were required to meditate instead of enlist and carry guns into battle, think what a different world it would be! -PB

Realization of the absolute futility of conflict
of any sort is dawning on humanity. 
~ by John Smallman ~ July 31, 2014

 

Here in the spiritual realms excitement, as you might put, is approaching fever pitch!  Yet all across the world, and particularly in the area of Palestine and Israel, it would seem that people are experiencing hell on Earth.  There is an enormous amount of unnecessary and totally unjustified pain and suffering as anger intensifies and conflicts rage, but be aware that this is the essential raising into humanity’s conscious awareness of the futility of these ways of behaving, relating, and attempting to resolve differences between peoples.

For eons conflict has totally failed to resolve disagreements let alone establish peaceful co-existence between warring factions.  Finally humanity is getting the message, but it has taken this recent escalation of conflict across the globe to really bring this message home.  Consequently enormous numbers of good and loving people are working together to persuade those filled with hate and resentment to take a break from conflict and to meet with one another, initially to end the hostile activities that are tearing families and societies apart, and then to work together to establish a loving acceptance of each others right to live in peace.

It does seem to you that people have been futilely attempting this for generations, which they have, but now there is such an intensity of Love bringing peoples together that the angry reactionary excitement of those you might describe as “hotheads” will be calmed down in order that their often intense rage ceases to fuel the fires of dissent that it seems can never be extinguished.

It is a time for acceptance, for accepting that enormous numbers of people have been killed, tortured, and injured, and that nothing can alter that fact, and for also accepting that to continue burning with rage, just as before, will bring not solutions but only more utterly unnecessary and horrific suffering.

Up until very recent times it had been considered logical by humanity generally that the way to win a conflict was to increase the size of their armies and the effectiveness of their weapons.  However the nuclear ending to the second world war made it clear that this was becoming an increasingly dangerous and indeed insane attitude to maintain or encourage.

Humans are social beings who chose to limit their access to their individual spiritual natures, and as a result they divided into different races, creeds, and cultures, further separating themselves from their oneness with their divine Source.  However, deep within every human being, hidden under a dark and divisive cloak of fear there burns an inextinguishable flame of Love.  As a consequence of the escalating violence across the planet over the last few decades, and the realization that the threat of a worldwide nuclear holocaust has not yet been totally removed, many, in desperation or perhaps frustration, are lifting that dark cloak within themselves and finding their true nature beneath it waiting to embrace them.

And this is why, here in the spiritual realms, we are so excited, uplifted, and encouraged, because we can see the absolutely amazing and elevating effects that the Tsunami of Love is causing and promoting very rapidly across the planet and throughout humanity.  Realization of the absolute futility of conflict of any sort is dawning on humanity, and many are now getting together to gently and lovingly restrain those who, as yet, cannot see this and would continue engaging in senseless, wasteful, and in fact insane conflict.

So what we are seeing is that the futility of conflict has finally been truly recognized by the vast majority, consequently it will cease.  From your perspective, reliant on the mainstream media for much of your inadequate information about the state of the world, the situation seems increasingly alarming.  That is not a bad thing because it strongly encourages people to take notice and focus ever more intently on being loving in every moment.

It is humanity’s total embrace of Love, All That Exists, the Power Source and creative Intent of God, that will stabilize the New Age allowing it to grow and prosper as divinely intended.  When Love is locked out, avoided, or denied chaos ensues, and the illusion is a state of chaos.

Love is One.  Separation, the illusory state in which you appear to have your existence as humans, is chaotic because your ability to communicate is severely restricted by the limitations a human vehicle imposes on the divine being who chooses to experience life from that perspective.  Your free will choice to separate from your Source and from all the infinite skills and abilities that state provides meant that only chaos resulted.  It was initially very exciting for you, you had brought limited skills to the illusion – the rules of the game – but they were quickly found to be inadequate, and then its chaos overwhelmed you.  Your different languages, cultures, religions, skin colors, and apparent differing levels of intelligence further divided you, and meaningful communication, which had initially been difficult, became virtually impossible.

Over the last few hundred years or so there have been ongoing attempts to improve humanity’s living conditions, although those who had inherited power and influence strongly resisted alterations to the status quo.  Nevertheless, it marked a turning of the tide, and then the nuclear devastation at the end of World War II brought the realization that either you had to find a better way to live together in peace and harmony on the planet or you were doomed to destroy yourselves.

This has not happened, and it will not!

However it remains essential that you all embrace the eternal and inextinguishable flame of Love buried deep within each one of you – and daily meditation within your quiet inner sanctuary is the way to do that – because that is the way to return to the state of oneness that is your eternal nature.  As One it is impossible that you would do anything that would harm another.  It is as One that you have your eternal existence, and in that state communication is instant, clear, comprehensible, and utterly loving.

Remember, your awakening has been divinely assured, so focus on bringing it to fruition by intending to be loving regardless of any situation that might suggest to you that Love does not work.  It does, and that is why you are moving forward so positively and determinedly to your inevitable awakening.

Your loving brother, Jesus.

Jesus through John

Here in the spiritual realms excitement, as you might put, is approaching fever pitch!  Yet all across the world, and particularly in the area of Palestine and Israel, it would seem that people are experiencing hell on Earth.  There is an enormous amount of unnecessary and totally unjustified pain and suffering as anger intensifies and conflicts rage, but be aware that this is the essential raising into humanity’s conscious awareness of the futility of these ways of behaving, relating, and attempting to resolve differences between peoples.

For eons conflict has totally failed to resolve disagreements let alone establish peaceful co-existence between warring factions.  Finally humanity is getting the message, but it has taken this recent escalation of conflict across the globe to really bring this message home.  Consequently enormous numbers of good and loving people are working together to persuade those filled with hate and resentment to take a break…

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9 Mind-Bending Epiphanies That Turned My World Upside-Down by David from Raptitude

Over the years I’ve learned dozens of little tricks and insights for making life more fulfilling. They’ve added up to a significant improvement in the ease and quality of my day-to-day life. But the major breakthroughs have come from a handful of insights that completely rocked my world and redefined reality forever.

The world now seems to be a completely different one than the one I lived in about ten years ago, when I started looking into the mechanics of quality of life. It wasn’t the world (and its people) that changed really, it was how I thought of it.

Maybe you’ve had some of the same insights. Or maybe you’re about to.

1. You are not your mind.

The first time I heard somebody say that — in the opening chapter of The Power of Now — I didn’t like the sound of it one bit. What else could I be? I had taken for granted that the mental chatter in my head was the central “me” that all the experiences in my life were happening to.

I see quite clearly now that life is nothing but passing experiences, and my thoughts are just one more category of things I experience. Thoughts are no more fundamental than smells, sights and sounds. Like any experience, they arise in my awareness, they have a certain texture, and then they give way to something else.

If you can observe your thoughts just like you can observe other objects, who’s doing the observing? Don’t answer too quickly. This question, and its unspeakable answer, are at the center of all the great religions and spiritual traditions.

2. Life unfolds only in moments.

Of course! I once called this the most important thing I ever learned. Nobody has ever experienced anything that wasn’t part of a single moment unfolding. That means life’s only challenge is dealing with the single moment you are having right now. Before I recognized this, I was constantly trying to solve my entire life — battling problems that weren’t actually happening. Anyone can summon the resolve to deal with a single, present moment, as long as they are truly aware that it’s their only point of contact with life, and therefore there is nothing else one can do that can possibly be useful. Nobody can deal with the past or future, because, both only exist as thoughts, in the present. But we can kill ourselves trying.

3. Quality of life is determined by how you deal with your moments, not which moments happen and which don’t.

I now consider this truth to be Happiness 101, but it’s amazing how tempting it still is to grasp at control of every circumstance to try to make sure I get exactly what I want. To encounter an undesirable situation and work with it willingly is the mark of a wise and happy person. Imagine getting a flat tire, falling ill at a bad time, or knocking something over and breaking it — and suffering nothing from it. There is nothing to fear if you agree with yourself to deal willingly with adversity whenever it does show up. That is how to make life better. The typical, low-leverage method is to hope that you eventually accumulate power over your circumstances so that you can get what you want more often. There’s an excellent line in a Modest Mouse song, celebrating this side-effect of wisdom: As life gets longer, awful feels softer.

4. Most of life is imaginary.

Human beings have a habit of compulsive thinking that is so pervasive that we lose sight of the fact that we are nearly always thinking. Most of what we interact with is not the world itself, but our beliefs about it, our expectations of it, and our personal interests in it. We have a very difficult time observing something without confusing it with the thoughts we have about it, and so the bulk of what we experience in life is imaginary things. As Mark Twain said: “I’ve been through some terrible things in my life, some of which actually happened.” The best treatment I’ve found? Cultivating mindfulness.

5. Human beings have evolved to suffer, and we are better at suffering than anything else.

Yikes. It doesn’t sound like a very liberating discovery. I used to believe that if I was suffering it meant that there was something wrong with me — that I was doing life “wrong.” Suffering is completely human and completely normal, and there is a very good reason for its existence. Life’s persistent background hum of “this isn’t quite okay, I need to improve this,” coupled with occasional intense flashes of horror and adrenaline are what kept human beings alive for millions of years. This urge to change or escape the present moment drives nearly all of our behavior. It’s a simple and ruthless survival mechanism which works exceedingly well for keeping us alive, but it has a horrific side effect: human beings suffer greatly by their very nature. This, for me, redefined every one of life’s problems as some tendril of the human condition. As grim as it sounds, this insight is liberating because it means: 1) that suffering does not necessarily mean my life is going wrong, 2) that the ball is always in my court, so the degree to which I suffer is ultimately up to me, and 3) that all problems have the same cause and the same solution.

6. Emotions exist to make us biased.

This discovery was a complete 180 from my old understanding of emotions. I used to think my emotions were reliable indicators of the state of my life — of whether I’m on the right track or not. Your passing emotional states can’t be trusted for measuring your self-worth or your position in life, but they are great at teaching you what it is you can’t let go of. The trouble is that emotions make us both more biased and more forceful at the same time. Another survival mechanism with nasty side-effects.

7. All people operate from the same two motivations: to fulfill their desires and to escape their suffering.

Learning this allowed me to finally make sense of how people can hurt each other so badly. The best explanation I had before this was that some people are just bad. What a cop-out. No matter what kind of behavior other people exhibit, they are acting in the most effective way they are capable of (at that moment) to fulfill a desire or to relieve their suffering. These are motives we can all understand; we only vary in method, and the methods each of us has at our disposal depend on our upbringing and our experiences in life, as well as our state of consciousness. Some methods are skillful and helpful to others, others are unskillful and destructive, and almost all destructive behavior is unconscious. So there is no good and evil, only smart and dumb (or wise and foolish.) Understanding this completely shook my long-held notions of morality and justice.

8. Beliefs are nothing to be proud of.

Believing something is not an accomplishment. I grew up thinking that beliefs are something to be proud of, but they’re really nothing but opinions one refuses to reconsider. Beliefs are easy. The stronger your beliefs are, the less open you are to growth and wisdom, because “strength of belief” is only the intensity with which you resist questioning yourself. As soon as you are proud of a belief, as soon as you think it adds something to who you are, then you’ve made it a part of your ego. Listen to any “die-hard” conservative or liberal talk about their deepest beliefs and you are listening to somebody who will never hear what you say on any matter that matters to them — unless you believe the same. It is gratifying to speak forcefully, it is gratifying to be agreed with, and this high is what the die-hards are chasing. Wherever there is a belief, there is a closed door. Take on the beliefs that stand up to your most honest, humble scrutiny, and never be afraid to lose them.

9. Objectivity is subjective.

Life is a subjective experience and that cannot be escaped. Every experience I have comes through my own, personal, unsharable viewpoint. There can be no peer reviews of my direct experience, no real corroboration. This has some major implications for how I live my life. The most immediate one is that I realize I must trust my own personal experience, because nobody else has this angle, and I only have this angle. Another is that I feel more wonder for the world around me, knowing that any “objective” understanding I claim to have of the world is built entirely from scratch, by me. What I do build depends on the books I’ve read, the people I’ve met, and the experiences I’ve had. It means I will never see the world quite like anyone else, which means I will never live in quite the same world as anyone else — and therefore I mustn’t let outside observers be the authority on who I am or what life is really like for me. Subjectivity is primary experience — it is real life, and objectivity is something each of us builds on top of it in our minds, privately, in order to explain it all. This truth has world-shattering implications for the roles of religion and science in the lives of those who grasp it.

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Article by David from Raptitude