Tag: life

The way of life

Life reveals contrast.  Life brings us conflict.  Life can be a struggle that we resist or an eternal life we live.  We can flow with the river or be a rock eroded over time.  Life is like our body when it is trying fight a virus, there is an internal struggle, a war really, that is taking place to bring harmony back to the body.  The way of life is as it is so that consciousness can experience perceived separateness to know oneness.  When we are presented with opportunities to flow with life we get to choose which path we will take.  The path of resistance is struggle but eventually leads to surrender.  Life can be a fire that burns away what is temporal, revealing what is eternal.  The path of eternal life is living as a human form in harmony with life to enjoy the miracle of life.  As eternal consciousness, we manifested as form to experience the formless.

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Dying to live…

When the ego is constricted or constrained or squeezed, it will respond.  The ego's job is to respond to conflict in order for the biological unit to survive.  Consciousness focuses its attention on the form and through the form.  "God" can't help but willingly give "himself" to the identity of form because "God is love."  The dreamer looses himself in the character of the dream.  Like the prodigal son story, the father willingly gives himself (his inheritance and identity) to the son so the son can take his journey of discovery to find himself as the son of the father.

When the ego or the false self or the illusory identity is constricted the response is to either grow stronger as an ego (the sun is still resisting the gravity within) or the ego will collapse (gravity wins and a Supernova is born).  Many who have awakened did so as a result of great tragedy or trauma or fear or collapse of their egoic identity.  The stronger ego will continue the cycle until it collapses (maybe in another life or just prior to physical death).  With the collapsed ego, awareness emerges through the physical form as the "light of the world" Jesus described.

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Going Beyond the Prism

Matt 6:22 Our perception is what guides our physical form. If we perceive from the truth of unity or oneness then our physical form is guided by oneness. If our perception is lost to a separate-self illusion, then our physical form is guided by unconsciousness. If our guide is unconsciousness then we are lost to unconsciousness. We can’t entertain two guides. We will hate one and love the other or be devoted to one and reject the other. We can’t be guided by eternal truth and the illusion of forms at the same time. (LLT)

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Common Ground

Humans are really quite interesting and often very predictable. I’ve always been a people watcher.  One of my observations is how people interact by finding common ground. Sometimes it is like a race to see where stories overlap so a deeper probing can happen. Two people who don’t know each other often begin a conversation…

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Destination Theology??

John 14:6 Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. (ESV) Destination theology?  That is an invalid expression.  Theology is the study of God.  Destination is a place you go.  How do you suppose we got mixed up and starting…

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Zōē Moment

Do you ever feel like a ship on a rough sea?  How about a kite on a windy day?  How about a house of cards?  Maybe you have a sense that you are a house built on shifting sands?  Sometimes we feel so out of control.  Sometimes we make plans to see them fail.  Sometimes…

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