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Before the 21st comes and goes for the naysayers we would like to go on record as saying we do not know – and no one knows – exactly how this is going to unfold. There will be as many realities unfolding as there are people because we are all creating our tomorrow by the choices we make and the ability to access the higher consciousness and energy. There are some who are thick as a brick while others are ultrasensitive. There are those living in areas where the Earth will be making major adjustments to the new energies.
Here are a few things to consider.
We are aligning with galactic core – Sirius, Alcyon, our sun, the earth and moon all line up on December 21st, 2012. This has never happened before in this Galaxy.
We are moving through the dark rift (a place with a lot of debris) with our magnetic fields weak and down in some areas
According to Russian scientists we are entering a highly charged place in the universe what some call the photon belt or null zone.
The sun is responding to these highly charged alignments with massive solar flares and CMEs. These are affecting all the planets following it in their helical orbits.
The Carrington effect . . . has had several near misses. The Sun is also sending new particles, accelerating the decay rate or isotopes, altering carbon, and activating DNA.
Other bodies – much larger than Earth – have been spotted passing the sun. Some say there are massive ships recorded by SOHO as well near the Sun.
Fourth and Fifth Density, Gaia's Grid of Light and Humanities Life-Path Review - Wes Annac - December 13th, 2012
Fourth and Fifth Density, Gaia's Grid of Light and Humanities Life-Path Review - Wes Annac - December 13th, 2012
Ascension Earth 2012
As channeled through Wes Annac
The Hathors of Earth's Solar Astral Planes: Fourth and Fifth Density, Gaia's Grid of Light and Humanities Life-Path Review
You are recalibrating yourselves as you reach pure states of consciousness, perception and awareness that serve to initiate you further into your higher dimensional experience. We are working with each one of you to help you better assimilate the energies you are absorbing unto yourselves and benefitting from at this time, and you are and have been undergoing a literal transformation from one state of perception to another.
The changes in perception many of you are beginning to find can be considered quite extraordinary, as you are peeking into realms beyond your conscious perception and finding a supreme upliftment and enlightenment from each peek you allow yourselves.
Your month December is brimming with energy and all that you will find within yourselves will initiate you further into an elevated state of consciousness, which you will find resulting from the work you have all put into your ascension processes.
Whilst many of you have struggled along your Life paths, we and you alike can feel that matters on your world and in your personal Lives are leading to an ultimate revolution of mind and heart. We are able to watch you absorb and assimilate continually-purer energies unto yourselves as you find them in yourselves, and what we find when looking upon your Earth experience is that many of you are finding the higher realms all around you and yet, some don't seem to realize it.
A Vision for Our Food
We see a world where all foods, everywhere, are healthy, beautiful, and delicious; where every morsel is filled with life-force energy which makes us strong and vibrant so we are able to live active, fulfilling lives.
We see the food cared for, every step of the way, as it comes from the Earth to our tables; where the farmers and gardeners have realized that the energy within the food is directly related to the love that went into growing it; where people bless and pray over the plants as they grow because along with seeding, fertilizing, watering, and cultivating the plants, we have learned that praying over and intending blessings for every plant is an equally important part of the farming process, and that it insures the energy we receive from the plants is of the highest quality.
We see additives, addictive agents, preservatives, processing, and packaging no longer needed because we, humanity, have evolved to a point where we are only ingesting clean, fresh, live foods; where people have understood that part of the great change we have been going through involves us becoming lighter - growing a light body - and evolving to a level where the only food we will eventually be eating is Light.
Jesus: You Will Live for the Joy of Living Instead of to Earn a Living
John is also now recording his own readings of all his channellings. To listen to today's one, you will need to go here.
As channelled by John Smallman – November 30, 2012
Energy — the field of power enveloping all that exists — is something you hardly understand at all as you restrict yourselves to the environs of the illusion.
However, that is all going to change very soon. You will discover that all your energy needs can be met easily, abundantly, and without further damage to the planet – drilling, mining, and burning are quite unnecessary – as those with highly advanced and well-developed technologies come to assist you in repairing the areas that have suffered under those harsh and unsympathetic methods of accessing the materials that provide energy for transport, heating, lighting, manufacturing, and other industrial needs.
A new age of wise and informed thought and creative intent will make life on the planet a joy instead of an unrewarding chore just to ensure your survival.As the new age of peace and contentment envelops you all in happiness and prosperity, your senses will be much enhanced, furnishing you with a far greater understanding and enjoyment of all aspects of daily living.
An immensely satisfying bonanza in the arts will stimulate your creative juices which will run far more freely and abundantly, giving rise to a vast increase in artistic activities in every field with which you choose to engage. You will live for the joy of living instead of to earn a living, which makes complete sense, especially in comparison to your present need to work almost unceasingly in order to cover all your commitments and responsibilities.
A community of human beings = humanity <3 p="">
Dr. Lipton, maybe we should start with the basics. As a global community, we've gotten ourselves into "this fine mess" through poor choices and irresponsible actions. What shapes our behaviour?
Human behaviour is the consequence of a large, collective number of personal individual beliefs. The more people who share the exact same beliefs, the more they manifest an energy field which then precipitates a complementary physical field. The way that we're living and the beliefs that we entertain collectively are materializing as an expression.
The way we're living today, only five per cent of our lives is controlled by the conscious mind—the seat of desires and aspirations. That means 95 per cent of our lives is controlled automatically by the "default," which is unbconscious programming, and which is primarily downloaded from observing other people's behaviour. Whatever our parents, family and teachers said to us, like "you're not loveable, you're not smart enough, you're not good enough, you can do better, you don't deserve anything—that all becomes part of our unbconscious mind's programming. Then, by definition, 95 per cent of the time we're unconsciously operating from subconscious mind and, in that state, unaware that we're manifesting the consequences of programs acquired from other people.
On a conventional day we're five per cent conscious of our behaviours and moving towards where we want to go, and 95 per cent unconscious and moving towards wherever the program derived from others say we're supposed to go. The Jesuits knew this 500 years ago. They would say, give me a child and I'll show you the man. They also said, give me a child until it's six or seven and it'll belong to the church for the rest of its life. Which means, give me your first six years and I own the rest of your life. Why? Because you're going to be operating from the unbconscious programs we download into your mind for most of your life. This is how we become cultivated, cultured, encultured and enslaved.
How to Detach from the Collective Unconscious
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EDEN Evolve Your Soul
I've received a myriad of emails about the changes to come, 2012, comets, chaos, and actions to take. Most of what I read pulls me more into fear and further away from the stillness and presence I have come to cherish with an awakened path. I decided to go deep into meditation and receive any insights I could from the Spirit Guides I connect to. The following is what I received. I hope it serves you on your path in whatever way is right for you…
Eden: What is important to know with all the changes happening on Earth?
So much of your world and the current projection of reality is simply collective Shadow.
There is much disruption occurring and many untruths that you are continually surrounded by [shown images of the media, fears, wounds] that are simply a projected reality of the Collective Unconscious. This Collective Unconscious is being shifted now, this is part of the current changes happening to your planet and cultural systems, and those who have become conscious are fighting their way to see the Truth. It takes continual vigilance to seek the Truth, to recognize the Shadow for what it is, then consciously choose differently.
The key is to recognize TRUTH from UNTRUTH.
In the coming change of times, those who are conscious and can recognize Truth from Untruth will have a beautiful, even graceful, transition, as the untruths will not scare them.
Those holding on to the untruths, to the collective shadow and collective unconscious, will fall deeply into fear because that is all they know. It will perpetuate itself like a ball rolling down a hill, gaining speed as it goes. This has already been occurring as you can see in the current state of many cultural, political, and economic systems.
whatever more I have to go through to not contribute to a backwards, suicidal, sociopathic disease known as current culture, I'm down with it. It's all worth it. I don't care what it does or says to me for threats, violence. I don't care about money, girlfriends, things, popularity.
I know that by respecting who I am and how I feel, I'm doing the right thing for all life everywhere. And that I'll be taken care of. If not, I'll die. No big loss. We die everyday when we hate ourselves. I know what "cool" is. It's us as we are. Simple and easy. No pressure. Can't lose it. Even though it's still super unpopular/ "terrorist" to feeeeel and be sensitive. I know the real "terrorists". They are just associating w insecure things, and afraid of losing what little they've "earned". I'm not scared of them. I know there's nothing to gain through suffering. I know that everyone will eventually start contributing as well to life for all when they more understand the value of believing in themselves, and tuning into intuition. It's nothing complicated. It feels good and right. Doesn't take anything but what we already have. Which is nothing. Accepting how things actually are. It's not that bad. We're good. Youre good. or bad. It doesn't matter. What really matters is not our "job". We were just put here to feel the earth experience. It sucks right? so what can we do about it? nothing except our perspective :)
When the suffering of survival in a fake economy death cult gets too hard, everyone will intrinsically turn within. And breathe life into themselves/ everyone around them. Obeying insecure thug bully energy vampires like it has been for eons, is over, for the masses. I mean, it's always been over. People forgot. It's easy. Let go or be dragged. duuuhhh no doyeee. Everything is ok. Stop worrying. There's nothing you can do anyway. You'll be dead. Nobody survives. Be happy for nothing. It's not our job to understand why. You are here right now. That's it. Done
'People are afraid, very much afraid of those who know themselves. They have a certain power, a certain aura and a certain magnetism, a charisma that can take out alive, young people from the traditional imprisonment. The awakened man cannot be enslaved - that is the difficulty - and he cannot be imprisoned.
Every genius who has known something of the inner is bound to be a little difficult to be absorbed; he is going to be an upsetting force. The masses don’t want to be disturbed, even though they may be in misery; they are in misery, but they are accustomed to the misery. And anybody who is not miserable looks like a stranger. The awakened man is the greatest stranger in the world; he does not seem to belong to anybody. No organization confines him, no community, no society, no nation.'
O.M. Aivanhov - Past Present and Future
Dear friends, I am happy to be with you again. I bring you not only My blessings but the communions of Mother Mary. These times that you now live are related to your calendar and are part of a number of actions that We have described, and We will now relate these periods with both historical and futuristic data. This begins with what is called the autumnal equinox [September 22] and includes a number of scheduled encounters that are both geophysical and cosmic and include AA Michael and Mother Mary. This is a time when you will experience in various ways access to your multidimensionality in its various forms while still living in linear time in this carbon body before this final transformation.
We have always said that nobody knows the exact date of this ascension because it is decided by Earth and by the work that We have all done to allow the Light to be restored in this Universe. We have always stressed that Earth is the only one who decides this date [Dec. 21 is only a prophetic date and is not a concrete date]. Earth responds to energy impulses that come from many different places and this includes astronomical events. [We may not see this transformation until early next year although December is the Divine goal. OM said it will be very cold when it happens. Since January is the coldest time of the year hopefully this will begin before next year, and this could be the ultimate Christmas gift for all mankind even though they do not understand it now.]
There are currently a number of events that have occurred and will occur during this period which began here almost a generation earlier when the Central Sun of the galaxy of Sirius [Alcyone] issued a number of vibrational radiations (the feminine polarity of the Creator Source) in order to awaken the structures that were deposited on Earth long ago [including the Ring of Fire and the crystal core of Earth] during these falsified [dark] cycles so that all of this energy will come to Earth in a progressive and timely manner. It was in many ways the result of the influence of Sirius, or if you prefer the Holy Spirit [Divinity].
At one point during this period a number of swirling vortexes and portals opened [like the one seen in Norway]. When the time was satisfactory, the Archangels met in their Archangelic conclave and initialized the Celestial Marriages. This was assisted by various energies like the Ultraviolet Light from the Sun which is another component of this vibrational Light. At the appropriate time other radiations of Metatronic White Light were received here also. At the end of the Celestial Marriage [last year] there was during this period the deconstruction of this illusion [matrix], involving both subtle and physical planes [realms]. This deconstruction continues today and is related to dissolution and disintegration.
[Today, I had a very significant for me experience on the Astral Plane. The duration of this experience was for one and a half hour, from 9:30 am to 11:00 am. I remember that, because I woke up at 9:30 am from a previous dream which I don't recal very well and I felt it wasn't something important. I'll describe now my experience from 9:30 am and then.
I found myself with others, that I know from my social life, in a dim house that had many floors. I was in that house in my previous dream on the same day. This time, I and my friends were asking from the people of the house, fat men with malevolent intentions, to explain to us about how we got in their house and where was the exit. These men didn't seem to be in the mood for dialogue and they started pushing us away. When they saw that we were resisting, they started attacking us. I remember that I was knocking them out very fast and professionally. One of them, who wasn't fat but very muscular, appeared. He had long oily hair, he seemed that he hadn't shaved for days and he was dirty.
He attacked to me like a wild animal. I remember that while we were fighting, we had smashed many things around us. At that time, I noticed a very sharp piece of glass and I thought that he was a very hard opponent and that I would may be forced to kill him, but I didn't want that. But unfortunately, because of his murderous intentions, I decided to stab him on his belly and then I cut his throat. I managed to get up and instantly, I went towards to a door which I opened. It was the exit. I didn't like what I saw.
A threatening and dark landscape was in front of me. Dilapidated houses, black-red sky with smokes and I think it was night-time. Around me, the residents had been dehumanized and they were looking and acting like the cinematic zombies. Then, in front of me a very cute and short chinese man appeared.
He looked like this:
He was smiling all the time. He made a demonstration to show me how I can be saved from these 'monsters'. I saw him forming a sphere of golden light around him. He described to me via telepathy the stages of this process. 1) You imagine a cocoon of golden light surrounding you 2) The cocoon takes the shape of an egg. At that point I thought of the chicken's eggs and he told me via telepathy that this 'egg' is formed and arised from the front side of my body and he put his hand on his chest, meaning his Heart. To the third stage, the egg is formed into a perfect sphere that surrounds you completely. Then, to the fourth stage, you curl up , you are embodied to the sphere and finally, you are teleported to a place you would like to be, which is the fifth and final stage.
WHY MEHER BABA OBSERVED SILENCE
We would often question Meher Baba about His long silence, asking Him when He intended to break it and one day in 1954 in answer, He just dropped His alphabet board and said, "From now on I will not use the board."
We thought this was a hint that He might be about to break His silence but the days passed without incident except that He then started to communicate by using finger gestures. All He would say, referring to His silence, was, "What a binding it is" but it was a binding with a purpose — for our sake.
However, one lasting benefit which developed out of this, came one day when He asked us this question: "Why do people shout at one another when they are angry?"
We said, "They shout because they are angry and they want to express their anger," and Baba responded, "Yes, they can express their anger that way, but even if someone is seated at their side they will shout at that person. Could they not speak softly?" We volunteered different explanations, saying different things which came to mind at the time, but our answers did not satisfy Baba. So He gave us the answer.
"When a person is angry with another person," He said, "that person is far removed from his heart and distance is created between them. That's why the physical reaction is to shout, and the greater the distance, the greater is the shouting. Love disappears and one goes on shouting at the other who in turn barks back at him. Then he barks and so it goes on and on."
But Baba did not stop there as He doubtlessly wanted us to see the same thing from a different angle. So He continued, "Now take the other case of two people in love. When two individuals are in love with each other, how do they speak?"
"They speak softly," we answered.
"Yes," Baba agreed, "they do speak softly and the greater the love between them, the softer is their tone of speech. And when they are still further in love, no words are needed and they just look at each other, and eventually there is not even the need to look — no need at all."
Well, that is the reason why Meher Baba observed silence. There was no need for an exchange of words. It was very good to hear that, to be reminded that He was so very close to us; as He has said, "I am closer to you than your very breath."
Whether the world accepted His closeness or not was immaterial to Him for whom there was no need to speak, and it was so true that whenever people came in contact with Him, although there was an exchange of signs or words through interpretations, Meher Baba always spoke directly to the hearts of people. There is no doubt at all about that, He simply reached deep into their hearts.
THE ANCIENT ONE, pp. 101-102
1985 © Naosherwan Anzar
As the gracious light of inner realization entered my heart, all knowledge acquired through learning was exposed as merely a creation of the mind and as it fell away, my consciousness – free of attributes, shining in its natural state of attachment to the Self, that shines without attachment to anything – gained its final victory as the consciousness that is absolute and all-embracing.
-- Sri Muruganar
Super-subconscious Mytre and Arcturians
Awakening with Suzanne Lie
Trip to the Mothership Part VIII
Mytre and The Arcturians
MORE ABOUT THE CONSCIOUSNESS ON THE MOTHERSHIP
THE ARCTURIANS BEGIN:
Our dear ascending ones,
We will give you a brief introduction into the Loop of Consciousness that travels between the Seventh Dimensional Oversoul and your Super-subconscious mind. Your Oversoul contains information and pattern codes for every expression of form that you have carried in all your incarnations within the Milky Way Galaxy. This means, every incarnation you have ever had on any planets or dimensions within your current galaxy.
On the other hand, your Super-subconscious contains information and pattern codes for every incarnation you have had on the planet Earth, in whatever form that was. Therefore, your Super-subconscious also tells you of your human and non-humanoid forms. In fact, both your Oversoul and your Super-subconscious contain information about all the types of form you have chosen to experience.
You Super-subconscious is limited to all your incarnations on Earth, but your Oversoul has no restrictions at all as it resonates far beyond the frequencies of any concept of limitation. The loop that we speak of is the connection between these two frequencies of consciousness as related to your personal choices of form, your Super-subconscious, and your galactic choices of form, your seventh dimensional Oversoul.
We have found that the most effective introduction any given state of consciousness is to have Mytre share his first conscious experience. We say "conscious" for these states of consciousness exist always, whether or not you are aware of them. Also, your Multidimensional SELF is infinitely aware of you all your expression of SELF from your Super-subconscious to your Oversoul. As you continue you continue your ascension process, you will be ready and able to access information within your own Multidimensional SELF that you never knew existed.
It is this level of awakening and awareness that is necessary to fully assist with planetary ascension. Remember, you are the planet and the planet is you. You represent a creature of Her world. Whenever you clear yourself, you clear Gaia. As you ascend, you will become aware of the many forms within the NOW of the Gaia's ONE.
Greetings again. It is wonderful to connect with all of you within our Unity and Collective Consciousness. As a Pleiadian, I was aware of alternate and parallel realities. However, before our ascension, I never considered that there were so many different expressions of my life force in so many different forms. I will explain this statement by sharing my first experience of the Super-subconscious.
During my initiation in the wilderness of our new, Pleiadian home, which I shared with Mytria, I had my first experience with the Super-subconscious. It was then that I learned to communicate directly with the planet. In fact, personal communication with your planet is one of the primary ways in which you, our Earth Friends, can assist your planet and your self.
Russell Means – Lakota Declares Its Sovereignty
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How The 2012 Consciousness Shift May Be Affecting You
Does life seem to be getting increasingly more challenging? Have your emotions been more intense lately? Does it seem like there are more thoughts racing through your mind? Have you noticed your body tensing up for no apparent reason? Have you been feeling a vague - or not so vague - sense of anxiety? Are you finding it difficult to get a good night's sleep? Do you seem to be compelled to keep busy? Are you feeling a mysterious sense of urgency? Do you have less patience? Do you find yourself obsessing more over things? Have your moods been shifting quickly from optimistic to discouraged - from delighted to downhearted? Does it seem harder than it use to be to enjoy life?
If you are experiencing some - or all - of these things, take heart. Believe it or not, it is a sign that something very positive is happening to you, and to the planet. These symptoms are (in most cases) a "by-product" of an extraordinary spiritual awakening - or "consciousness shift" - that Planet Earth and humanity are currently undergoing. This awakening has been prophesied for ages, and has been called "The Great Shift" — "The Planetary Ascension" — "The Quickening" — "An Evolutionary Leap" — and more recently, "Awakening to the New Consciousness."
Where is this shift taking us?
The essence of it is that we are shifting from our current limited state, to a higher vibration and level of consciousness - a more spiritually evolved state, free from many of the individual and collective problems of our present existence. We are evolving beyond the state in which fear, violence, struggle, and strife can thrive. We are growing into a more enlightened state of being, which will be characterized by unity, peace, cooperation, compassion, harmony and freedom from many of our current limitations.
This shift is being catalyzed by an increase of Divine Evolutionary Light pouring into Earth's atmosphere. This light is the force behind all evolution throughout the universe… the process of every created thing unfolding its full divine potential and moving up the ladder of consciousness. We are currently experiencing a long, sometimes rocky transition into this higher state… a phase that may be likened to cosmic growing pains.
This transition began way back in the 1960s, and has been gradually escalating in intensity ever since, with a few significant leaps thrown in for good measure… For example, during an unusually powerful alignment of planets in May of 1981 this evolutionary light was turned up several notches. Then it was cranked up several more ticks at what was called the "Harmonic Convergence" in August of 1987.
When will this shift culminate?
First, it should be noted that the consciousness shift is a 'process,' - similar to the process of growing up - and there may not be any single point in time when it is suddenly complete. Still, there are a number of teachings predicting the end of the year 2012 as the time when the shift will reach a major culmination point, akin to what science calls 'critical mass.' Critical mass is what occurs when enough parts of a whole reach a certain level, initiating a chain reaction in which all the other parts are automatically raised to that level as well. For example when you are heating water, it is the point at which so many molecules reach boiling temperature, that all the remaining molecules are automatically raised to that temperature and the water reaches a full boil. Hypothetically then, when enough individuals reach a certain level of consciousness, a chain reaction will occur, bringing the rest of humanity up to that level as well.
Mildred Ryder ~ The Peace Pilgrim
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Mildred Ryder ~ The Peace Pilgrim
Mildred Norman Ryder, AKA Peace Pilgrim
July 18, 1908-July 7, 1981
Spiritual Teacher, Non Violence Advocate, Peace Prophet Thank You to Michael Hopkins
We must walk according to the highest light we have, encountering lovingly those who are out of harmony, and trying to inspire them to a better way. Whenever you bring harmony into any unpeaceful situation, you contribute to the cause of peace. When you do something for world peace, peace among groups, peace among individuals, or your own inner peace, you improve the total peace picture. No action is fruitless.
There is within the hearts of people deep desire for peace on earth, and they would speak for peace if they were not bound by apathy, by ignorance, by fear. It is the job of peacemakers to inspire them from their apathy, to dispel their ignorance with truth, to allay their fear with faith that God's laws work - and work for good.... My simple peace message is adequate - really just the message that the way of peace is the way of love. Love is the greatest power on earth. It conquers all things...
All is in Perfect Order
Compte de Saint Germain's Blog
Are you able to detach your energy from all that you consider "yours?" When you are called to ascend, will these attachments keep you in this continuum or can you deny the obstacles in the way? Are these distractions the only desires, or are there more? Only those who desire the ultimate in consciousness can ascend. When you are called to move out of the world you cannot take the world with you. Friends, family, animals, containers of items and all appearance choices must be left behind. Selling the worldly goods is one thing, many of you have already done that, but walking away without any of the heart's loved companions is another. When the body dies this is done. Can an opportunity to ascend get chosen over death as the means of dropping out of central city? Are you that enlightened?
People who are awake and detached can go to their death without any hesitation. But those still attached to mind/body answers to man's destiny cannot act on their consent alone. Mind must be in consent with the contract the soul chose and be able to detach. ***When the ascension call comes my dear ones won't be able to take anything they love with them. Answer this question now: Am I completely able to walk away? Most who are companions will want to give a managed consent with their "other" being included. What if the "other" is not able? Are you willing to let them remain? Most children will ascend with the ascending ones who are their caregivers. Those children needing a different experience for their next answer in awareness cannot ascend though, and must be given their next directions from others when you ascend. Can you go without them? It isn't going to be the next step for those who cannot demonstrate complete allegiance to their own inner knowing, especially when the mind and their love of others is not aligned. Can you do this?
My dear ones, ascension will make the choice obvious. Those attached cannot ascend. Choosing ascension and then not agreeing to leave is the candidates' option, and we want this choice to be made now. Give this question a mental test. Join the waiting list only when these questions are not in the undecided zone. Make a clear declaration of your intention. We would like a head count. Honesty will bring the awareness to all who need to know. We need you to be totally honest. Can you walk out the door to another dimension without looking back?
Who Am I and What Do I Want?
Reposted from Dec. 21, 2010
Whether we know it or not, the two most important questions in life are: "Who am I?" and "What do I want?" Why?
Who am I?
"Who am I?" is important because knowing who we are is the purpose of life. The sages have been telling us this in many different ways since as far back as we have been recording their sayings.
The sufi sage Ibn Arabi expressed this truth when he said: "I was a hidden treasure and I loved to be known, and I created the creation so that I be known."
(1) God was a hidden treasure and longed to be known and so he (she or it – God has no gender) created this world full of living creatures to whom he gave the assignment of knowing their true identity – which is God.
And why did God do this? Sri Ramakrishna answers: "It is the Godhead that has become these two [God and devotee] in order to enjoy Its [own] bliss."
(2) God created life to know himself so that God could meet God and thereby experience his own bliss.
Sri Ramakrishna tells us that "the only purpose of life is to realize God." (3) "Without the realization of God everything is futile. This is the great secret." (4)
The Christian mystic Jan Ruusbroec also reveals this to us: "[For] the rational creature to attain the sublime beauty of God and to possess it in [a] supernatural way … is [the] reason that God created heaven and earth and all that is in them." (5)
Sufi Sage Hazrat Inayat Khan explains that:
"The purpose of life … is that the only Being makes his oneness intelligible to Himself. He goes through different planes of evolution … to make clear to Himself His oneness. And as long as this purpose is not accomplished, the one and only Being has not reached His ultimate satisfaction, in which lies His divine perfection." (6)
My own teacher Mata Amaritanandamayi tells us the same fact as well: "God-Realization is our life's aim." (7)
The poet Rumi reminds us that, if we do not know ourselves by the end of our lives, we have accomplished nothing.
"There is one thing in this world which must never be forgotten. If you were to forget everything else, but did not forget that, then there would be no cause for worry; whereas if you performed and remembered and did not forget every single thing, but forgot that one thing, then you would have done nothing whatsoever.
Get lemons. Change diapers.
Trippn over boots of seamen.
Air so crisp. Double Moon ring.
Meow. Close the windows. Let them out. Get off the phone.
Air not move in. Blow out sighs of whee leaf. Let the dogs in.
Fur coats. Dress shirts.
Blow a kiss in da ayuuuh.
Functional pair a dice.
Lick tea. Brew it.
Hand in the spooky jar.
Past due aerial bath salt.
Start Christmas traction.
Breath hot lotta.
Srim cheese. Alphabet.
Sun bathe in the moon.
Black and kite.
Pent up girlesion.
I can see my shelf.
Mark 2 dye.
Phone o graphs.
Fact or friction.
Go outside. Plummit.
Leaky faucet. Squeaky clean.
Sports crest. High strife.
I love my tumor.
Incast. Path of logical.
Talking stick. Pass it on.
Your Sixth Dimensional SELF--Arcturians
When you recognise inner peace, that is just the mind recognising peace. This is why it is seen as pleasant and why it can come and go.
Yet this is still a very valid state.
It shows the mind a better way and reminds us of the ultimate state; one that without, there would be facility to recognise or even be.
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Mytre and Arcturians--Multidimensional Operating System
- Consciously experience that illusion of separation that your third dimensional mind has created…
- Imagine that the energy of your aura is on one end of the spectrum of polarity and your physical form on the other…
- To collapse that polarity, pull the physical form more and more toward the center of the spectrum...
- Pull the aura more and more and more to the center of the spectrum...
- Now, join them together to collapse them into ONE…
- As you collapse that imaginary polarity into the ONE, feel the integration of your fourth dimensional aura around each and every cell of your physical form…
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lessons from a car-free life
'The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.' ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
Post written by Leo Babauta.
This past summer, my family (my wife, me, six kids) finally gave up our car. It was a liberating and scary experience.
We've been dependent on our automobile for so many years that giving it up was unthinkable. If you own a car, it's probably unthinkable to you too.
We drove everywhere: to and from school and work, to music lessons and recitals, to soccer practice and all-day-long games at the soccer field, to family events (which were numerous), to grocery stores and malls and restaurants and movie theaters and bookstores and beauty salons (not for me, I'm bald … er, shaven), to pay bills and run errands, to go to the beach and the parks. To do anything.
How could we get rid of our car?
For the last few years, we've been weaning ourselves slowly from the car (actually a van in our case). We went car-lite, gradually, and if you're considering these issues this is what I'd recommend for most families.
First, we sold our second vehicle and learned to make it work with one. At one point my wife quit her job and began homeschooling our kids, which was great because they had their mom home all the time — something most kids don't get. Later I was able to quit my day job and worked from home, reducing our car trips by a lot. Then we moved closer to town, so we could walk and bike more — everything was within walking distance, including the grocery store, beauty salon, post office, beach, movie theater, restaurants, coffee shops and more. Only family and soccer were further away. We used the car very little.
Finally, we moved to San Francisco, and its great public transit was a big factor. We were giving up our car! Note: While many other cities/towns are not as transit-friendly, tons of people have gone car-free in them — walking and cycling and car-sharing are all great options.
Our car-free life
We sold our van (yay!) and didn't buy a vehicle here in San Francisco. A few times we've rented or borrowed a car, and boy, it really reminds me how lucky we are to be without one. It's such a hassle to drive, to find parking, to get a parking ticket (which I've done), to retrieve your car when its towed (yes, that happened, and yes it was dumb of me), to try to find places when you're driving, pay tolls and pay for parking, to get stuck in rush hour … and so on.
We ride buses and trains and walk. We're getting bikes soon, but we decided to do one step at a time. We walk a lot! We purposely picked a home that was a block away from the train stop and has bus lines that are within feet of our front door. We can get anywhere in this city easily.
I often walk aimlessly, just to explore the city. I take Eva and the kids on walks to show them new places that we would never have seen with a car. It's the best way to discover the joys of a new place — cars isolate you and speed you by the best bits.
Buses often have very weird people in it, who yell things or smell or dress funny. I love that. It's something my kids have never been exposed to, and now they're getting an up-close education. They're never in danger, but now they see so much more of the world than they ever did while isolated in a car. They come shoulder-to-shoulder with humanity in crowded buses, they talk to their neighbors, they smile at people and make others smile.
We are healthier than ever. Walking is amazing. It costs nothing, and yet you get fresh air, see people, see nature, see stores and restaurants and houses and plants you never would have in a car. You get in great shape. My little four-year-old can walk for miles, and sing while doing it. She runs up hills. Granted, sometimes I carry her on my shoulders when she gets tired, but that's good exercise for me. We're also safer than ever — buses are the safest way to travel on American roads.
We spend so much less on transportation. Cars are extremely expensive — not only for the car payments themselves, but for fuel, oil changes, insurance, registration fees, parking costs, tickets, inevitable repairs, the cost of the space to park the car overnight (garages aren't free space), cleaning the car, and health costs (they're unhealthy). When you have so many expenses, you have to work more to pay for those expenses. Cutting them out means I work less, and that's a wonderful thing for me and my family.
I have to give immense credit to my wife, Eva, for being so great during our car-free experiment. Lots of spouses would complain — Eva has embraced and enjoyed the journey. My kids, too, have been great — instead of complaining, they've had fun with me, playing games, singing, exploring, racing. It's been a great journey as a family, and I'm glad we've embarked upon it.
Limitations are actually strengths
People think of giving up their cars, and they immediately think of the reasons they can't — the limitations. But I've come to realize these are actually strengths. Consider.
1. Takes longer. Yes, it sometimes take longer to get places — maybe 20 minutes instead of 10-15, or 45 minutes instead of 25-30. But that's OK, because cars (while faster) are also more stressful. Driving in traffic is stressful. So we go places slower, which is less stressful, more fun. I like a slower life.
2. The weather. Sometimes the weather isn't great — but truthfully, I enjoy getting soaked in the rain. My little ones don't mind either — they love stomping in mud puddles. We are so used to being in our metal-and-glass boxes that we forget how wonderful the rain is. And when the weather is good, cars isolate you from that. You don't get to feel the sun on your shoulders, the wind in your face, the fresh smell of licorice when you pass a certain plant, see the squirrels dart past or the ducks mock you with their quack.
3. Convenience. Sure, buses can be inconvenient — sometimes they're late and you wait and you're late. But think about the inconveniences of cars we often forget: parking, getting stuck in traffic, getting cut off from other people, paying tolls, paying for parking, parking tickets, speeding tickets, cars breaking down in the highway, car repairs, oil changes, stopping for gas, car insurance, washing the car, the dangers of car accidents (car crashes are the leading killer of American children), the unhealthiness of it for your kids, making a wrong turn and trying to get back on your route, the expense of a car and having to work more just to pay for it, the cost of health care because cars are unhealthier for you and your family and having to work more just to pay for that, just to name a few.
When you look at it like that, considering all the inconveniences of the various forms of transportation, cars don't necessarily come out ahead in convenience.
4. Groceries. We walk to the grocery store — it's one block away. We can't carry as much as we can with the car, so we make more frequent trips. That's not a weakness, it's a strength. That means we walk more. Actually, going to the store is uphill, so I sprint uphill. It's a lot of fun and great exercise.
5. Doing stuff that's not close. It's easier to get in the car and go to places, while walking or riding transit takes time and sometimes planning. So yes, you're a bit more limited. I don't see that as bad, once you accept this — it means you do less, which is simpler and less stressful. It means you only go places that are far if they're important. It means you explore ways to have fun near your home. Cars encourage us to take more trips, which pollute more, cause us to be busier, use up more time and money and natural resources. Slowing down and taking fewer trips is better for us, our health, our environment.
'Life is too short for traffic.' ~Dan Bellack
Good reads on this:
- Rowdy Kittens: A moral imperative to drive less
- Rowdy Kittens: From car-heavy to car-lite in only 500 miles
- Carfree with Kids: Surprising benefits from being car free
- Grist: Why public transportation is good for kids
- Huffington Post: On becoming a car-free family
- Boston Globe: Auto traders
- New Urban Habitat: Confessions from the car-free life
Original Page: http://zenhabits.net/car-free/
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