Entering the Spiritual Path

Mary and the Baby JesusThere’s a difference between the spiritual presence that arises from within a student, as a result of his or her training, and mere mimicry. Emulating the teacher seems to be part of the spiritual path itself, at least in the beginning. Every new student will try to imitate the guru, and it’s a true teacher who knows not to be distracted by the flattery but to use it to his advantage. Both student and teacher must negotiate this turn in the path at the outset of any successful training curriculum. It’s a tacit agreement that must be approached obliquely, however, because hitting it head-on will only draw unnecessary attention to what’s really happening.

Spiritual aspirants are drawn to master teachers because they can sense in them something of themselves. After all, Moses had said that all people are created in the image and likeness of God, so it’s one’s own true self that’s the attraction. The problem lies in the tendency of the outer being to mis-identify itself with that innate divinity. The new student will look at the mystical aura surrounding the teacher and say, “Wow, this is for me!” And because the student desires to be appreciated for the spiritual nature of his being, he sees the teacher in an unrealistic light. He sees the teacher as a god to be worshipped, not as a teacher. The outer being is not interested in discovering the inner being. It’s only interested in being worshipped. So the new student will see the teacher as one to be worshipped, which is, of course, not true.

But a skilled teacher will use this intoxication of the outer being to draw the prospective student in close, much like leaving breadcrumbs to lure an animal into a trap. The inner being wants to be trapped, because it knows that it’s already snared in the body, like a chick trapped in its own shell. But just as you don’t let an animal see you lay the breadcrumbs, you don’t let the outer being see too far down the path to its own death. It already thinks that it has found the key to its own exaltation. Why disabuse it of that belief? Why thwart the momentum? Besides, it will come in handy when the training starts in earnest. Everyone likes to see themselves as tough enough to take it, so let them.

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What Are Your Superstitions?

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by Michael Maciel

I owned a woodworking business for twenty years. Our employees ran dangerous machinery every day, tools that could take a finger or two in the blink of an eye. Fortunately, we never had a serious accident. There were lots of minor cuts, and one person lost the pad of one of his fingertips, requiring a skin graft, but no lost fingers or broken bones. In the world of commercial woodworking, we were fortunate.

dark_cloudI did notice, however, that accidents tended to occur cyclically. We would go for a few months, and then, seemingly out of the blue, we’d have to take someone to an urgent care facility. It got to where I could sense them coming—the accidents—like a build up of psychic pressure. I think everyone else could feel it, too. And as they became more and more aware that something was bound to happen, an invisible cloud would start to take shape in the air above the workspace. I swear, you could almost see it. The cloud was, for lack of a better term, a thought form. It was an energy potential of the mind, and it had a specific shape to it—an idea, an intention, a momentum. And it very clearly said, “Someone’s gonna get hurt.”

ten-fingersNo one was intentionally feeding this thought form, but everyone was nevertheless giving it life. After all, accidents happen, right? But after a while, my priestly training kicked in, and I decided to do something about it. I decided that I would destroy the thought form before it could come to fruition. So instead of buying into the belief that accidents happen, I realized the truth: accidents don’t have to happen. As I sensed the feeling of inevitability arise in myself (which was the thought form taking shape in my own mind), I faced it squarely and said, “No.”

It wasn’t a dramatic “no”—I didn’t yell at it—I simply knew that it wasn’t going to happen. Interestingly, when that same feeling of inevitability arose in my own mind, telling me that I was the one “scheduled” to get hurt, I would say to myself, “I don’t have to do that. I don’t need to experience that. I’m not going to experience that.” Usually, I would wind up injuring myself anyway, but it would be so minor that it required little more than a band-aid.

We’ve all been there, that moment immediately following an accident where we wish we could wind the clock back one measly minute. What I was doing, in effect, was winding it back ahead of time.

Let’s look at what actually happens when we say, “No, this isn’t going to happen.” We aren’t changing fate, we aren’t stopping karma, and we certainly aren’t going against anyone’s free will. All we’re doing is dissipating a thought form, a thing that has no life of its own, no consciousness of its own, and no will of its own. It’s not a demon, it’s not an angry god, and it’s certainly not inevitable. It’s just a thought form, as substance-less as a hologram. The only power it has is the power that those involved give to it. It’s an idea that must first take root in the collective mind before it can manifest.

crystal ballThe belief that “accidents happen” has to be instilled in people’s minds before an outward manifestation of that belief can take shape. A belief is dependent upon the thought form that contains its idea. Destroy the thought form and you interrupt its cycle of manifestation. No one is hurt, not even if they are consciously and deliberately creating the thought form, as in the case of so-called black magicians and voodoo practitioners. They simply lose the energy they have invested in the thought form. These people have to rely on pre-existing beliefs in the collective mind upon which they can build a thought form that can cause harm. Change the beliefs, and you undermine the foundation. There will simply be nowhere for the thought form to take hold.

ghostbustersNow, before you pat yourself on the back and thank your lucky stars that you live in an enlightened age and don’t have to worry about any of that voodoo crap, I urge you to take stock of the beliefs that you do carry around in your head. Can you think of any? A good place to start is by asking yourself, “What do I habitually worry about?” Right there in that list is where you will find the voodoo that’s trying to kill you, or at least trying to make your life miserable. It’s in that list that all of your “accidents” and limitations have their roots. Every person carries around with them—like the cloud in my shop—a thought form that they encountered in the collective mind and adopted as their own. It’s a nameless, faceless thing, and you are hereby authorized to engage it with extreme prejudice.

“I don’t need you. I don’t want you. I don’t have to have you in my life. You cease to exist in my awareness. You are no more!“—these are the words you use. And if at any time you feel like you’re up against a monster, a demon, or some disembodied spirit, remind yourself that a thought form is just a thing. It doesn’t have a soul, it doesn’t have a mommy, and you have every right to terminate it. It’s as impersonal as a Dixie cup. Stomp it and put it in the recycle bin. For unless you accept it as your own, unless you think it makes up part of who you are, it has no power over you. None at all. It only has the power that you think it has. So stop thinking that it does and pull the plug. It’s only an idea, and a false one at that.

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Karma’s Purpose

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What makes us unique as human beings is the ability to choose which “mind” we tap into. Will it be the mass mind or the mind of Christ? If we tap into the mind of Christ, then to the mass mind we will appear as an island unto ourselves.
heaven and earthThe mind of Christ is a wonderful blend of the mind of nature and the mind of the spiritual world. (There is only one mind, of course, but it has many subdivisions: “In my Father’s house there are many mansions.) The mind of Christ reveals the life energy as it manifests in all things, how everything is connected, especially how we are all connected with each other. The more we do this, the more we become capable of feeling compassion.
The mass mind pushes the idea that everything is separate, that different parts of the natural world exist in isolation and are not really connected to the rest of nature. Therefore, they can be exploited as “raw materials” and turned into commodities.
In the mass mind, people are seen as independent agents and thus in competition with each other. Everything that smacks of cooperation is vilified. Well-known objectivist philosopher and author, Ayn Rand, was a major contributor to this worldview.
ayn_randThis dichotomy of unity and division is necessary, however, for soul-growth (which is karma’s purpose). Our purpose is to learn how to create, and the act of creation requires that we first take something apart and then put it back together in a new way (no one ever actually creates anything; matter can neither be created nor destroyed; it can only be reconfigured).
As an example, or proof, that competition is necessary, we can look at how it manifests in the business world (when it’s used in a economically healthy ways) in the way it stimulates innovation, improves distribution, and lowers prices. The concept of “pushing the envelope” only makes sense within the context of competition. When competition is directed inwardly, our aspirations compete with former versions of ourselves.
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In alchemy, this “taking apart and putting back together” is expressed as “solvae et coagulae,” to dissolve and coagulate. While this is the fundamental premise of the science of chemistry, it is also the fundamental premise of soul-development. We periodically endure the deconstruction of our sense of self and then reconstitute ourselves in new and better ways. When we do this consciously, we are officially on the Spiritual Path.

We have to be careful not to interpret the Law of Karma as Divine punishment. God does not punish. God is not vindictive. We are not in competition with God, but rather we are co-creators with God for the purpose of our spiritual evolution and growth—soul-development.

Note: The prepositional phrase “with God” doesn’t mean that we are separate from God but that it is God that acts “through us as us” any time we act creatively and not merely replicate what we already are. God manifests whenever there is a change of state, alchemically (and chemically) speaking.

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Truth is the beginning of freedom…

wisdom gateThe more we identify with the thoughts and feelings of the society in which we live, the more we are subject to its karma. As long as we think the same as everyone else, how can we not suffer the same reactions and interpretations of life’s events?

Each of us belongs to a “group,” whether we know it or not. And if that group makes a right-hand turn, or a left, we are swept along with it and call it fate.

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The Circle of Illumination

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by Michael Maciel

Ever wonder what those lines on a globe mean, the ones that say Arctic Circle, Tropic of Cancer (and Capricorn), and the Equator? Well, they have to do with what’s called the “Circle of Illumination,” which is the half of the Earth that’s illuminated by the Sun.

The Arctic Circle, for example, is the farthest point south that the Sun’s rays can reach when the Earth’s North Pole is tilted toward the Sun. This is the point where the Sun never goes below the horizon in the Summer, which is why they call the Arctic the “land of the midnight Sun.”
seasonsThe Tropic of Cancer is the farthest northern point where the Sun’s rays can be perpendicular to the Earth, when the Sun appears directly overhead. At noon on that day, a flag pole casts no shadow. This happens on June 22nd every year, the day the Sun enters the Zodiacal sign of Cancer—hence the name “Tropic of Cancer.” The word “tropic” means “turning towards.”

Since the Earth is tilted on its axis by 23.5 degrees, the Arctic Circle is 23.5 degrees south of the North Pole. If the tilt were greater, the Arctic Circle would be drawn farther south on the globe, because that’s where the Circle of Illumination would reach.

If the Earth weren’t tilted at all, the Circle of Illumination would remain constant. The Sun’s rays would be perpendicular to the Earth’s equator 365 days a year, and there would be no seasons. The North and South Poles would only see the Sun barely peeking above the horizon all day long.

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Here’s where this gets interesting.

Plato once said, “God always geometrizes.” The Circle of Illumination, along with the tilt of the Earth on its axis, forms the geometry of the seasons. It is also the basis of the symbol of the circle with a dot in the center, the symbol we commonly use for God. In a universe where everything tends to coagulate into a sphere, the circle seems the logical choice.

Meditation:

  • Ask yourself, what is my orientation towards the light of my being? Is it directly overhead, or does it barely peak above the horizon of my awareness?
  • At what times of the year (or day) does my spiritual consciousness peak? Where are my “equator,” my “tropics,” and my “arctic circle”?

(Remember this: geometry links metaphor to reality.)

If you want to take this meditation further, ask these questions:

  • Since all heavenly bodies are spheres, am I a sphere, spiritually speaking?
  • Does the geometry of spheres apply to me, and if so, how?
  • What is my “degree of tilt”? How much do my intentions wax and wane?
  • To what degree are any of these factors under my control?

Mystery Schools:

These were the questions that philosophers like Plato and Pythagoras asked their students behind closed doors. Outwardly, their schools were about philosophy and mathematics, but secretly they were Mystery Schools—schools of initiation.

sacredheartjesusBy the time Jesus came along, however, the once ubiquitous Mystery School Tradition had begun to wane. His mission was to restore it. But the emphasis this time would be on love—the geometry of our relationship to God and to each other.

The principles were the same, but now they were being given in a different language.

Unless we see Jesus of Nazareth—Jesus the Christ—in terms of the Mystery School Tradition, we will miss the greater part of his message.

And unless we see the Mystery Teachings themselves as rooted in geometry and cosmology, we won’t be able to see the intimate connection they have with our life here on Earth.

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Maestro

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by Michael Maciel

There are many ways we can learn a skill and many different types of teachers who can teach us.

If we want to learn how to play a musical instrument, for instance, we find an instructor, someone who not only knows how to play the instrument, but who is also skilled at teaching.

Sometimes, we’re lucky enough to go to a really good school, one that has teachers who are not only good, but who also have noteworthy careers. Not all of these teachers, however, are easy to get along with. Having worked hard to get to where they are, they tend not to have the patience to teach beginners. But for the more gifted students, they are the best, because they know how to get the most out of their pupils.

It’s hard to say what kind of a teacher Jesus was, but by the sayings attributed to him, especially those in the Sermon on the Mount, it’s easy to assume that his ability to teach soul development was of the highest caliber.

But just as it takes a trained ear to know the difference between a good musician and a great musician, many of the sayings of Jesus seem to the uninitiated to be be at best quaint and pious, and at worst hopelessly idealistic and even obscure.

For people who only want to learn to play a musical instrument as a way to enhance their lives and the lives of their friends, or who simply want a career, a good teacher is all they need.

But those for whom music is a calling, for whom music is an art and feels larger than they are, something they would gladly die for, only a great teacher will do. For them, music is a portal into a higher world, something that transcends ordinary life, something that will carry them not only into personal glory, but into a glory that transcends them as a person. For them, music is a way to liberate their very soul.

If we try to understand the teachings of Jesus in any way lesser than this, we will fail to catch the spirit in which they were given. They were not meant to lead us into a “good life” but into a higher life, a life that transcends the ordinary human experience. They were meant to break us open, to see past the limitations of our mind, and to carve out a wider space in which to live. They were not given to placate, but to challenge, not to bring peace, but a sword.

The teachings of Jesus are the highest spiritual teachings that have ever been given. Their depth can only be grasped at the outskirts of human life—they are not for the ordinary but for the extraordinary. Mastering them takes far more endurance and tenacity than any other art.

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Peace and Chaos

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by Michael Maciel

Peace is knowing our inmost intention. There is nothing as unsettling as being confused about our direction in life, the relationships we are in, or the way we spend our time. Knowing our intention and letting it express outwardly in our lives is the beginning of peace. But, like the flower in the crannied wall, our intention will crack open any obstacle in its path. When we ignore our soul’s desire, our lives begin to crack open. We begin to fall apart.

Jesus said something very strange: “I come not to bring peace, but a sword.” Many interpreters have tried to explain this enigmatic statement. The best interpretation, I feel, is that when we allow our soul’s intention to express itself in our everyday living, the parts of our lives that obstruct that expression are “cut away”. Jesus is saying that real peace comes when we conquer the obstacles to that expression within ourselves.

When we choose the path of peace, chaos ensues. Peace is standing still in the midst of chaos without trying to resist the swirl. It is knowing our center and sticking to it, regardless of “Job’s comforters”, those who would tell us that we must have done something wrong to be in such a mess. If we refuse to buy into that accusation, they will call us stubborn. And it would be stubbornness, but only if we did not know the difference between a gut feeling and an entrenched opinion. Sticking to an opinion is not the same as being centered.

We are born with intention. Like an arrow shot from a bow, the arc of our life is powered by the thrust of our soul. What am I about? What is the direction of my life? What quest am I impelled to embark upon? These are the questions we need to ask ourselves. Until we do, we will not find peace, for life is never content to express itself halfway.

Each of us has our part to play, our mission to fulfill. To be at peace is to be in action with life, to engage with our circumstances, and to be taught by the intention within our soul.

Here are three things to keep in mind to help you discover your soul’s intention:

  1. Within normal social guidelines, it is not your actions that matter, but what those actions mean to you.
  2. Beneath every desire is a deeper, simpler desire of the soul. So examine your wants carefully – where do they come from?
  3. Identify with the source of your desire, not its apparent object.

The emergence of spirit in our lives can sometimes be as painful as childbirth. Physical and emotional anguish cannot compare to the sorrow the soul feels when it cannot unfold into the light of day, into its full expression in the world. The peaceful person knows what he or she is about. The only torment that such a person can know is the frustration of the expression of their soul’s intent. This torment becomes even more poignant with the realization that it is one’s own weaknesses and character flaws that stand in the way of complete fulfillment. In this, we are all alike. It seems to be the human condition.

“All life is suffering”, said the Buddha. Cuts and bruises, failure and death mean nothing to an unfolding soul. Comfort in life, honor amongst friends, victory over one’s enemies are all cheap in comparison to the accomplishment of the soul’s intention. What am I about? What am I here for? What MUST I do? These questions are engraved on the doorposts of peace. No one enters without first making these questions their inmost prayer.

The soul’s intention is a burning hunger that many try to alleviate with alcohol, drugs, uncommitted sex, power, and excitement. All these and more are the currency we gladly hand over to the world “out there” to keep the soul’s demands at bay. So the irony is this: one who appears to be in torment, because he or she is in the process of soul-discovery, is in fact at peace. It is the one who appears satisfied and content to take his direction from the dictates of outer circumstances who has buried the burning hunger. This is true torment, the source of all unrest.

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The Extended Mind – Mind Beyond the Brain

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Notes from this video:

In the closed circuit TV industry, many operatives know that you can affect people’s behavior by looking at them. One FBI trainer tells his security trainees, “If you see someone doing something they shouldn’t be doing, just stare at them hard on the screen, and they’ll probably stop it.” He says that this happens everyday.

Various experiments show that people’s skin conductance changes when they are being watched on CCTV by someone on a monitor in another room.

(see Marilyn Schlitz http://marilynschlitz.com/bio/)

Martial artists are trained to increase their sensitivity so that they can sense when someone is coming up from behind.

In the British Special Services, the SAS, when they train people how to stab someone in the back, they say, “Don’t stare at their back before you stab them, because they’re likely to feel it and turn around and shoot you.”

Security professionals are amazed that this is a controversial subject in science academia, because they have been taking it for granted for years.

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Knowing and Emptiness

lilyKnowing  is not knowledge. Nor is it opinion or speculation. Opinion and speculation require an object, whereas the faculty of knowing does not require an object. You are probably wondering how this could be possible—how can you know without knowing something?

Webster’s Dictionary defines the word know as a verb, meaning to perceive directly or to have direct cognition of something. But, there is no reference to the word knowing as a faculty. Knowing, like seeing or grasping, seemingly cannot do without an object. Perception and cognition have no meaning without first having something to perceive or of which to be cognizant. And yet, the mystic in you knows that knowing is a faculty—like seeing and hearing. And just as the absence of a visible object or a sound does not negate the eyes and ears, neither does an absence of knowledge negate your ability to know.

What we know has the power to shape our lives. It acts like a vacuum that draws to itself anything and everything that is in alignment with what we accept as real. Understanding knowing as a faculty is the first step in learning how to direct our knowing—how to choose the reality we want to call into being. In order to understand our faculty of knowing, we must first become familiar with it. We must learn what it feels like to know without an object.

This is what Eastern philosophies cryptically refer to as emptiness and no-self.

The logic is simple. By definition, an object is something separate from you. As long as a thing is separate from you, you will never attain it. Because to attain something, you have to become it. This is how the spiritual world works. Nothing is “out there.” But as long as you consider it to be an object, it is out there, and it will be out there forever. To grasp something in the spiritual world, you must first identify its vibration and then recreate that vibration within yourself. You don’t go anywhere; it doesn’t go anywhere. You reach it by becoming it. It’s that simple.

To know without an object is to become a negative potential. You become the vacuum that nature will fill. In metaphysical terms, this is called “undifferentiated potentiality.” But like any object, even undifferentiated potentiality is something external as long as it remains a concept. Have you ever wondered why in esoteric schools so much emphasis is placed on quieting one’s mind? As long as there are thoughts in there, you cannot be that undifferentiated potentiality.

branchOf course, there are prerequisite states of mind that must first be mastered before you can know without an object. First is concentration. You must be able to focus your awareness on one thing and keep it there despite any distractions. Prerequisite to concentration is trust. Unless you can relax into nothingness, fear will keep you attached to external objects just as surely as a person drowning will hang onto a life preserver. Why? Because most people identify with the things that occupy their awareness. Their thoughts, their possessions, their body, their relationships—all these things tell them who they are. Letting go of these externalities can be tantamount to losing one’s self. This can be terrifying.

Until you are confident in your own eternal nature, letting go of the contents of your knowing will be difficult. It will feel like you are going to die. This is why Self-realization is important—you must know who you are. This cannot be intellectualized, however. That’s why simply saying “I am one with God” doesn’t work. Being “one with God” is a concept and is therefore separate from you. As long as it is separate from you, it is impossible to be one with God. In order to be one with God, you must first identify the vibration of God and then recreate that vibration within yourself. You must become God. You must realize the Self.

It can be confusing to be told that you must do this or do that, while at the same time be told to let go. But this is what you must do. Everyone has their highest conception of God, a knowing of God that is based on an experience they have had. This is where you start. Each spiritual experience—the ones that have convinced you that God is real, even if still out there somewhere—carries with it a vibration, a feeling, or what the Sufis call a scent. This is the vibration that you must recreate in yourself if you are to become God.

Now, make no mistake, the average person will think that “becoming God” means that they will be omniscient and omnipotent, that they will actually become the Lord of the Universe. This is a foolish and immature notion. Becoming God in the sense we mean here is to become one with God, to attune our vibration with God’s vibration—the vibration we have been blessed to know in our highest spiritual experiences. We take our mountaintop experience, whatever that may be, and we sit in it. We fill our awareness with it until there is nothing else. And we do this until the ordinary part of us begins to fade away.

Soon, we will surpass our previous mountaintop experience and find new ones. We continue sitting with those, integrating their vibration into our cells and our consciousness until still more descend into our vision and our feeling. We keep doing this until we can create the vibration of God within our being at will, wherever and whenever we want.

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What does light look like before it hits something?  It’s dark—invisible.  And yet, it is still radiant.

What is it that you see when you look into a person’s eyes?  What makes you aware that they are seeing you.  When you enter someone’s phone number and they answer but don’t say anything right away, what makes you aware that they are ready to hear you?

In contrast, have you ever been with someone who was pretending to be attentive, but was actually thinking about something else entirely? You could tell, couldn’t  you?  How could you tell?  What was missing that told you they weren’t there? They were looking right at you. The lights were on, but no one was home. Attention is a tricky word. It is something that is not a thing. There are no particles of attention that you can quantify, but you really know when it’s not there. And it is unmistakable when it’s focussed on you.

Speaking of which, have you noticed that usually when someone is focusing their attention on you that they are actually focusing on a concept that they have about you, and they are not really seeing you at all? Doesn’t that feel weird. It makes you want to come up really close and look them squarely in the eyes and say, “HEY!” But you never would, because they would think that you were the one who’s weird. Ironic, isn’t it?

This does raise an interesting question: how much do you see? How much do you actually see when you look at someone or something? Are you seeing what’s really there, or are you looking at a concept in your own mind? Do you know that as far as the physical senses go, you don’t perceive anything out there at all? Perception takes place inside you, registering on your brain screen. The funny thing about the brain screen, however, is that it isn’t a flat surface like the one in the movie theater; it’s holographic, three-dimensional, a virtual reality, if you will. And—now get this—it’s all mixed in with your concepts! Your concepts and your brain screen are one and the same thing! You live in there! You live inside your concepts! This is the way the brain is set up. If you are going to rely on your senses, this is the only way that you are going to experience anything. Your experience will be entirely limited by the ideas that you have about the “world” you live in. But don’t give up hope—there is a way out.  And, it has to do with knowing, the kind of knowing that doesn’t have an object.

First of all, you have to let go of any idea you might have that you will disappear or that the world will disappear if you let go of your concepts. We’re not going to destroy the world, we’re just going to clean it up a bit. It begins, as you might have guessed, with changing your concepts.

Now here is where it gets really interesting. If there is nothing actually out there and it really is all taking place inside you, then you can change what’s out there by changing what’s inside you! In other words, change your concepts and you change what’s “out there.”

I’m talking about knowing. This is not about what you think is real, but rather what—at the bedrock of you—is real. This is the solid ground that you stand on, the substance of your reality. It is the basis of your understanding of the world and your place in it.

These three words—knowing, understanding, and substance—constitute the formula for the Law of Mind Action. They are the three-in-one simultaneity by which everything takes place. Knowing is the thing itself, understanding is the channel through which it manifests, and substance is its manifestation. These three aspects happen simultaneously. We are not talking about a process, but a realization. You cannot get there by separating these aspects out, no more than you can do a dance gracefully by concentrating on its individual steps. As in dancing, the realization of the Law comes through the integration of the individual parts of its process. It’s a place where you arrive, not a thing that you construct one piece at a time. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.

There is an indefinable something that transcends the combined steps of any process.  And yet, that something manifests through the structure that the parts create—a house is not a home. It’s the aliveness of a thing that shows up once the structure is built. A body of knowledge is lifeless until life is breathed into it—a philosophy is dead until it is lived.

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An Inner Sun

The Inner Sun
Sometimes, an answer from the Self can come as a kind of CME (coronal mass ejection), producing not so much an “answer” as a boost upwards into a higher perspective wherein multiple answers reveal themselves, along with more questions.
 
We have the unique ability to turn around and look at ourselves. And when we do, we see a sun, a doorway into a field of infinite energy and intelligence—”more than the mind of man can conceive.”
 
Meditate. Meditate. Meditate!
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