Tag: reflections

Resistance to what IS

Life has a flow.  Life is living.  We are life...not the "my life" we've been conditioned to believe in.  No, the eternal life we are.  Life moves and conforms and changes and finds a way to its infinite oneness.  It's like a stream finding its way down the mountain, into the river and ultimately into the ocean.  Life finds a way around the rocks and through the gorges.  It carves a path through the deltas, merging with more and more of itself.

Life is consciousness finding itself.  It is awareness becoming aware of awareness.  It is divine waking from the dream.  It is form realizing the formless.  Consciousness, unconscious as form, becomes conscious of consciousness.  Every turn, every bolder, every twist and rapid and waterfall is opportunity for the awakening of the dreamer from the dream.  Once awake, the form enjoys the ride down the stream, into the river, finding peace in the vastness of the ocean.

WE are that life, that extension of the formless, that consciousness, that awareness.  We are not just our form.  We are not a person living a "my life."  We are the observer of eternal life as a form experiencing the form of formlessness.  We are the stream, the river and the ocean.  Our form is on a journey of discovery, experience and awakening.  We are waking up to life.  We are waking up to what IS.  As a form we might say we are like this paper boat traveling down the stream:

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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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Mirror Mirror on the Wall

The evil queen asked the magic mirror who was the fairest in the land and it revealed Snow Whites face.  You know the rest of the story.  What do you see in the mirror? Jer 17:7 “ Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, whose trust is the Lord. 8 He is like a tree…

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