Giving and Generosity – Part 1/2 – Steve Beckow

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Giving and Generosity – Part 1/2

Giving and generosity are not always the same. They’re often different.

Everyone can give. But some people do because they feel they have to. Or should.

In my view, no disrespect meant, if we felt forced or obliged to give, that wouldn’t fall under “generosity.”

It isn’t what the Divine Mother, in my opinion, wants us to do. I think she wants us to light the fires of generosity.

The Mother has asked the GAoG team to allow ourselves (among other lightworkers and groups) to be used  to light that fire. Here she discusses it:

Divine Mother: You have agreed that you are on, can we say, the receiving end.

Steve: So our allowing ourselves to be in a position to need to ask for help is used as a means to get people to open up?

Divine Mother: To express gratitude, generosity, unity and to express what is valuable to them.

Steve: So that is what the spiritual meaning of this is. That we serve the purpose of igniting people’s generosity or inspiring it.

Divine Mother: That is correct. You are the catalysts. (1)

Tough assignment.  But OK. The fire must be lit.

Why is that?

Generosity is a divine state of consciousness. There’s immense value in entering into it – as a state – in and of itself.

But, leaving that aside for the moment (I’ll return to it in Part 2), we’re also the Mother’s financial stewards and we’ll be administering a significant stream of funds in her post-Reval New Earth.

I don’t think we’ll get very far if we’re giving with suspicion, resentment, or worry about ourselves.

At some point, whether we know it or not, we’ll have to light the fires of our own generosity to do the job we’ll face.

It’s there inside us but dormant.  The Mother wants GAoG to serve as the occasion for awakening it again.

If we have an inner block against giving generously, then lighting our fires may require some inner work, now or later. The cost is lower now.

I’m seeing things from the other side now, playing this role in her plan. And I do see the sense of it.

So please, use this as an occasion to light the fires of generosity. Press the “Donate” button below and give to the upkeep of the blog – on a one-time basis or, better still, on a monthly basis. Start in on generous giving but don’t stop with us. The Mother is using many other lightworkers in the same way as us.

(Concluded in Part 2, tomorrow.)

Footnotes

(1) Divine Mother in a personal reading with Steve Beckow through Linda Dillon, June 7, 2015.


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Life is Everywhere – Part 1/2 – Steve Beckow

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Life is Everywhere – Part 1/2

Alleged depiction of Cdr. Hatonn

Since so many people are awakening to the fact of the existence of life elsewhere in the universe, I’d like to review some of the basics of what we think of as “Extraterrestrial Disclosure.”

Adamu the Pleiadian assures us that life exists not just on a few planets, but everywhere in the universe.

“You on Earth peer out to the stars and ponder “is there life out there?” I tell you there is nothing BUT life out there! You are in for a wonderful surprise very shortly. You are about to be introduced to your galactic family. …

“As my consciousness expands so I encounter more and more life.” (1)

Our universe, Mike Quinsey’s source tells us, “is teeming with life at levels mostly in advance of your own.”  (2)

Consequently, SaLuSa of Sirius explains, “there will never be a time when you will be able to claim to have seen it all, because the Creator is thinking new creations into being all of the time.” (3)

Moreover the life in the cosmos is, he continues, “not just in the dimensions that are open to your physical eyes. ”

“There are dimensions beyond your reckoning, and still life is present in abundance. It would be difficult to explain such vastness as an accidental occurrence, when it is clear that a mighty intelligence must exist that embraces all that exists.” (4)

Given that life is everywhere, Ker-on of Venus asks, “what could be more natural than contact being made with you?” (5)

The problem we’ve faced is that our governments have hid the existence of our star family from us. They block the knowledge of them. For example, Ker-on says: “Evidence of life upon your Moon and Mars has been found, although your Governments try to hide that information from you.” (6)

SaLuSa also discusses Mars:

“The [Hubble] telescope and the roving camera on Mars have beamed back pictures of incontrovertible ‘intelligent life’ that your government does not want you to know about. You had heard that the roving camera on Mars briefly had lost contact with receivers on Earth but you gave it little thought other than a fleeting: I wonder what it picked up that we’re not supposed to see. It had indeed done that!” (7)

Adamu informs us that everything is alive:

“In time you will meet more and more and more life-forms from all over the galaxy. And then you’ll begin to gain the awareness that EVERYTHING in the galaxy is actually a life-form. Your planet, the stars… all of it is actually alive. The galaxy is alive. And wherever you go you find life. You reside in one density. So you think that your solar system is almost sterile but for the life on your planet. If you could see as we do you’d know that there is much life in your solar system.

“Truly. And your own planet? You think you are the only so-called intelligent life form? You are not. Firstly because you vastly underestimate the other life forms you are aware of and secondly because your planet has much more going on in the other dimensions than you are aware of.” (8)

What will they look like? Are they all little grey men with big eyes? Or reptiles?

Most extraterrestrials are – and most we see will be – human in appearance, like us, SaLuSa tells us. He suggests that “Beings like us are very similar to you.” (9)

“I am SaLuSa of Sirius, and along with the Pleiadians and Venusians we are very much like you in appearance. After all, you are genetically linked with us and we have more in common than you might imagine. Many of you are aware of other humanoid forms, and these are simply variations that are more suited to the different planetary conditions.” (10)

Archangel Michael reveals that the Adam Kadmon template – or human form – designed by the Divine Mother, is the most common form throughout the multiverse.

Archangel Michael: There are many humanoids. Well, you will see as you encounter your star brothers and sisters, your family, that the humanoid form is the largest percentage of forms throughout the multiverse.

Steve Beckow:  Again, Adam Kadmon template?

AAM: Yes.

SB:  Why is that preferred, Lord?

AAM: It was a design that could incorporate a magnitude of light that would resemble and allow beings, who were in that form, to shift back to their angelic form very easily.

SB:  And who designed it?

AAM: The Mother.  She is the ultimate architect, you know. (11)

And yet other forms exist as well, as SaLuSa explains:  “There are intelligent life forms beyond your present imagination, and some are entirely different to what you have been used to so far.” (12) But they’re being kept away from Earth so as not to startle us or send us into fear.

Whatever form the being appears in is right for its conditions, Atmos of Sirius tells us:

“The Universe abounds with life in all types of manifestation, and regardless of which form it represents, it is correct for the conditions in which it lives.” (13)

“Outer appearances will not concern you,” SaLuSa predicts, “as in the future you will recognize all souls through their energy signature which will be similar to your own.” (14)

(Concluded in Part 2, tomorrow.)

Footnotes

(1) “Adamu Speaks through Zingdad, Comm-Unity of Light, Sept. 7, 2008, at http://www.book-of-light.com/forums2/viewtopic.php?t=81&f=86

(2) “A Message from my Higher Self,” channelled by Mike Quinsey. April 8, 2016, at http://goldenageofgaia.com/2016/04/08/mike-quinsey-message-higher-self-18-4/.

(3) SaLuSa, May 7, 2012, at http://www.treeofthegoldenlight.com/First_Contact/Channeled_Messages_by_Mike_Quinsey.htm.

(4) Ibid., Sept. 23, 2009.

(5) Ker-on of Venus, 22 Oct. 2008, at http://www.treeofthegoldenlight.com/First_Contact/Channeled_Messages_by_Mike_Quinsey.htm.

(6) Loc.cit.

(7) SaLuSa, Sept. 23, 2009.

(8) “Adamu,” ibid.

(9) Ibid., Aug. 14, 2009.

(10) Ibid., Oct. 27, 2008.

(11) “Archangel Michael on the Angelic Kingdom,” June 13, 2014, at http://goldenageofgaia.com/2014/06/13/archangel-michael-on-the-angelic-kingdom/.

(12) SaLuSa, March 31, 2010.

(13) Atmos of Sirius, Nov, 21, 2008, at http://www.treeofthegoldenlight.com/First_Contact/Channeled_Messages_by_Mike_Quinsey.htm.

(14) SaLuSa, March 31, 2010

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The Nature of the Soul or Self – Part 1/2 -Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

Moments of Ballet. Painting by Chinese artist Stephen Pan

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I wrote earlier how grateful I was to the Divine Mother for having confirmed that angels are first born a soul, the same soul we all are, and then become angels.  (1)

Nowhere else could I get that information. It certainly isn’t available among terrestrial sages. It could only come from someone who knows and that someone is the Mother.

What is this soul, this Self that we hear so much about?

In this article and the next, I’ll be mentioning the views of terrestrial sages only sparingly. You can read more about their views here:  “The Self/The Atman” at http://goldengaiadb.com/index.php?title=S#The_Self.2FThe_Atman

Instead I’ll be looking at what the Company of Heaven has to say about the nature of the Self.

It was in fact a quote from the Divine Mother that piqued my interest and had me make a note to look into the subject of the Self, according to the Company of Heaven. She said:

“You did not start out in form. You simply started out as a spark of light, of love, and then the adventure began.” (3)

A statement like that from her is a baseline for me.

The soul, the Self is the penultimate Reality.  When we contemplate the soul, we’re at the last stage of individuated or relative consciousness, the most refined state possible before we lose our consciousness of being seemingly-separated from God.

St. Paul is describing this return of the soul to God, not on the last day of mortality because that would be the last day before Ascension, but of a destination much further down the road, which the Mother usually calls “returning Home.”

“Then cometh the end, when he shall have delivered up the kingdom to God, even the Father; when he shall have put down all rule and all authority and power. …

“And when all things shall be subdued unto [God the Father], then shall the Son also himself be subject unto him, that God may be all in all.” (4)

The end is the end of individuation, of personal existence (but we re-emerge so don’t worry), as we merge back into the One. The rule and authority and power is that of the individual self; in its densest state, the ego.

When all desires have been left behind and everything the individual is, does, or has has been given back to God, including the individual’s bodies at all levels, the bubble of separative consciousness bursts, mergence takes place, and God becomes All in all again.

Tomorrow, let’s look at what the Company of Heaven has to say about this Self, this soul, this prodigal Child of God. Jesus called it the pearl of great price, the great Fish among fish, and the treasure buried in a field.

(Continued in Part 2, tomorrow.)

Footnotes

(1) “You are angels in form, and you have been birthed even prior to that as the essence of One. So you return to that while keeping your magnificent form.” (“The Divine Mother Explains Ascension,” October 5, 2017, at http://goldenageofgaia.com/2017/10/05/the-divine-mother-explains-ascension/.)

(2) Someone may ask, why not beginning and ending with the One, the Holy Father?

The Holy Father (the One, the Absolute, the Transcendental) is still and silent. No one has talked to him or ever will. The only one we can talk to, and the one who will guide us to the Holy Father in her own time, is the Divine Mother, creator, preserver, and transformer of worlds

(3) “Transcript: Universal Mother Mary Discusses the Law of Change, September 3, 2013, Part 1/2,” September 6, 2013, through Linda Dillon, at http://goldenageofgaia.com/2013/09/06/transcript-universal-mother-mary-discusses-the-law-of-change-september-3-2013-part-12/.

(4) I Corinthians 15:24 and 28.

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Moments of Ballet. Painting by Chinese artist Stephen Pan

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That World is Nova Earth: An Introduction to Ascension – Part 1/2 – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

Art: Susan Seddon Boulet

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That World is Nova Earth: An Introduction to Ascension – Part 1/2

Someone asked me for an introduction to Ascension.

This has become a rather lengthy introduction, a bit more philosophical than many readers may like. Consequently, viewer discretion is advised.

I don’t think I could provide a better introduction than by unfolding a comment the Divine Mother made in Jan. 2014:

“You are angels in form, and you have been birthed even prior to that as the essence of One. So you return to that [i.e., angelic consciousness] while keeping your magnificent form [the transmuted physical body].” (1)

I’ve never heard a more compact statement of what we call “Ascension” than that.

“You are angels in form.” This is a statement we either accept or reject on the basis of whether we deem the information to be credible or not. I deem it to be credible and I accept the statement.

If what the Divine Mother says is correct, then we’re transcendental beings to begin with, never mind the twelve dimensions. That alone should boggle the mind.

No need to go up through the intervening dimensional growth patterns. No need to worry about stages of enlightenment. Just jump out of form and … what? I have no idea.

But think of it. Legions of angels have incarnated. Think of what it would be like if we all suddenly realized the truth of that statement.  Right now it’s simply intellectual knowledge for most of us. We don’t experience it and we haven’t realized the truth of it.

Think of what the world would be like if we all realized that we, collectively, were angels in form, here to do the Mother’s work. That would stop our quarrels, would it not?

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Once we’ve digested that, the Mother gives us what for me is a priceless gem.

I’m a student of cross-cultural spirituality. I look to the Mother to give me verification of the most important, the most basic spiritual verities and relationships. And she’s about to describe a really basic relationship here:

“You [angels] have been birthed even prior to that [angelic form] as the essence of One.”

Oh my gosh. The Divine Mother herself has defined the relationship among three primal entities or groups.

The One —-> The essence of One ——-> The angels.

The One gives birth to the essence of One, which essence is the same for all beings, and this undifferentiated essence of the One then branches off to become the various forms – angelic, human, animal, plant, mineral, etc.

I long have had questions on the origin of angels.  Where do they, who are a differentiation in the One, come from?  How do we get from the formless God to them?

Something must be first birthed that is the same for everyone everywhere, a divine spark, a fragment of the One to fit what I saw in my vision in 1987. (2)

It must be universally equal.  Neither angel nor human nor any other form.  The Divine Mother tells us what it is: What is birthed is “the essence of One.”

See the position we’re left in because we have no one universal glossary that says all these things are the same?  We’re left to guess at what the meaning may be.

My best guess is that “the essence of One” is the soul, the Self, the Christ, the Atman. Our original face, our buddha nature, the Son of God.

There cannot be many candidates at that level of existence. It’s not as if we’re going to stumble on a new candidate. But the Mother has confirmed it and its her confirmation that really is the priceless gem for me as the cross-cultural student.

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Have we not got enough statements about “the essence of the One” to fill a book?  (3) My favorite is from John Ruusbroec, who calls it the Christ, the Son of God:

“In the abyss of this darkness in which the loving spirit has died to itself, God’s revelation and eternal life have their origin, for in this darkness an incomprehensible light is born and shines forth; this is the Son of God, in whom a person becomes able to see and to contemplate eternal life.” (4)

“It is Christ, the light of truth, who says, ‘See,’ and it is through him that we are able to see, for he is the light of the Father, without which there is no light in heaven or on earth.” (5)

Call it the Christ, the Atman, or the Self, this divine spark, it turns out, is the missing link between angel and formless Father. The Mother verifies it.

We can take what she says and provide the rest:

The One ——-> The essence of One ——-> The Angels ——-> Us.

So the soul is birthed and assumes angelic form and then assumes human form and here we all are.

That’s how we got here. How are we getting back?

(Concluded in Part 2, tomorrow.)

Footnotes

(1) “The Divine Mother: My Tsunami of Love Will Shift You Permanently.”), channeled by Linda Dillon, January 30, 2014, at http://goldenageofgaia.com/2014/02/the-divine-mother-my-tsunami-of-love-will-shift-you-permanently/.

(2) For an account of that vision, see “Ch. 13 Epilog” at http://goldenageofgaia.com/spiritual-essays/16244-2/the-purpose-of-life-is-enlightenment/ch-13-epilogue/.

(3) Several books, probably: See http://goldengaiadb.com/index.php?title=S#The_Self.2FThe_Atman and following and http://goldengaiadb.com/index.php?title=The_Nature_of_Life_1#The_Nature_of_the_Soul_or_Self  and following.  Then consult all the sources here, all of which discuss “the essence of the One,” under one name or another: http://goldengaiadb.com/index.php?title=FDL_Bibliography

(4) John Ruusbroec in James A. Wiseman, John Ruusbroec. The Spiritual Espousals and Other Works. New York, etc.: Paulist Press, 1985, 147.

(5) Ibid., 74. I could write a book on these two quotes.

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Art: Susan Seddon Boulet

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Realizing Our Sacred Purpose – Part 1/2 – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

Nepali Princess Bhrikuti

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Realizing Our Sacred Purpose – Part 1/2

I just had an experience which validates the Universal Law of Sacred Purpose and the value of studying the laws.

I have to say as prelude that Kathleen has been helping people find their sacred purpose and is much of the inspiration behind me studying universal law.

Meanwhile, I’m working on a book on the laws and just yesterday was editing the message from Sanat Kumara on the Law of Sacred Purpose.

As a direct application of that law, this morning, I realized my own sacred purpose. And the result is in fact transformative (I’m in the midst of that realization now).

I was looking out the window this morning. I’d gone to bed early and was up early.

In my mind I was talking to readers who had written in and were tired of waiting.  And I felt the tug of entrainment.

Why should I hold on? I’m tired as well. I haven’t had time off in years. Why not just let go of all this?

Move back to the Downtown Eastside, where rents are cheap. Retire again.

And suddenly, in the midst of this imaginary conversation with the readers, I found myself saying, “I can’t go. I’m a pillar.” I will go down with the ship.

And immediately … it would have been as if an earthquake happened under my feet. Rumble. And something in my life that had been unsettled – probably, what is my role in things? – became settled.

I’m a pillar. I’m here till the end, to close the door and turn out the lights. I’ve known that for years. In part 2, I’ll give you some of the evidence from Archangel Michael, but I’ve known it intellectually. And now I realized it.

The whole question of what am I doing here? has now been settled.

What does it feel like to find one’s sacred purpose?  Well, I’ve gone through several stages of recovery from childhood disassociation and each stage is accompanied by a sense of emerging into greater clarity.

The difference would be similar to being underwater and then being on dry land again. I see more, hear more, and can endure more on dry land.

I feel settled in a way I never have before.

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At Cold Mountain, we’d say “I just arrived.” And in a way, yes, I have.

I’ve just arrived in my life. I now know what I’m doing here. I was told before, not saying I wasn’t. But now I know it as a certain thing.

My experience validates what the law of sacred purpose points to: That we have a sacred purpose in being here and a lot depends on us finding it.

You can see how much has altered in me (whether it lasts or not is another question).

And I did not do anything special to realize it. Except invoke the universal law.

There was nothing fancy or ritualized about the realization itself.  It was as if someone whispered in my inner ear: You’re not going anywhere. You’re a pillar.

I’m living proof of the relevance of the Law of Sacred Purpose in restoring balance. And I’m living proof that finding our sacred purpose can be transformative.

I’m being drawn more and more to the center, to the balance point. (Universal law is about restoring balance.)

Having lost my short-term memory years ago, I now, at this moment, am losing consciousness of the everyday world.

I’m in the moment with it. A sense of a burden has been lifted. I enter a space of increased ease. Wow, some things are incredibly easier in this space that I’m entering. But I’m losing touch with words and with the world. I’ll have to break off.

If I don’t write these things down – being in the moment – I’ll never remember them.

(To be concluded in Part 2, tomorrow.)

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Nepali Princess Bhrikuti

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My Life is Mine to Create – Part 1/2 – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

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My Life is Mine to Create – Part 1/2

September 24, 2017 By Steve Beckow
Written in the midst of a spiritual experience

I’m in the middle of a realization. If I don’t write it down, no trace of it will remain.

I suddenly felt the onset of a wave of love directed from me to myself. For a moment, I fell in love with myself.

I felt the same divine love for myself that I feel for my sacred partner.

I was delighted with myself. And it didn’t depend on what I did or did not do.

I was aware of myself as a being. And I loved myself. Why have I been holding back?

When I saw that love didn’t depend on what I did or did not do, I had yet another realization.

I saw that nothing depended on what I did or did not do, that everything I did was made up anyways. This whole world is illusion compounded and I’m acting as if anything I do truly matters, when it really doesn’t. Not absolutely.

It probably sounds as if I’m demeaning myself. I’m not. At the absolute level, every trace of an individual “I” dies. At that level, none of this that has gone on will retain its meaning.

It’s a very refined form of play acting we do, with some very real consequences on the level on which events transpire. But at the level where we re-unite with the One? No meaning at all.

In my moment of realization, I saw that my life was a series of actions that I’m carefully making up as I go along, moment by moment. I observed myself making it up.

And then I persuade people to believe about events whatever I want them to.  I sell my story to them. But it’s all made up.

It’s all my interpretation, my version of whatever actually happened. It isn’t the truth.

And invariably I construct my version to favor myself, to give myself the benefit of the (read: every) doubt, etc. It’s very refined but nonetheless it’s all there, just spread out over a little more time.

In this second “Aha!” I saw that the matter goes much deeper than just this one instance in which I observed myself “making it up.”

The self-serving bias is one of the hardest viruses to clean out of ourselves, one of the last to go, I believe. I saw how deep it goes in me. And how subtle it is.

I’ve talked about this for years under the term “the constructed self.” May I digress? I think it’s important. This is me the sociologist.

Almost all of what we say, in my estimation, comes from our constructed self, the character or persona we project and try to sell to the world. Our self-image, with its self-serving interpretations. In lightwork, we call it our “service-to-self” persona. I just happened to find myself staring at mine.

This whole thing I call “my life” is simply something I’m making up, self-servingly, as we go along and have made up throughout time. And none of it matters a damn. Not one damn. Not really.

None of what I do or do not do ultimately matters. When I bend the knee before God and hand him back everything he gave me, including my separate identity, what I said to the car mechanic or stewardess won’t matter.

Ultimately we’re dreaming that we’re acting when the real us – the Self, the Christ, the Atman – is not acting. “I am not the doer.”

(Concluded in Part 2)

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Interdimensional Tourists and Our I Am Presence – Part 1/2 – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

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Interdimensional Tourists and Our I Am Presence – Part 1/2

 

Written before posting Patricia Diane Cota Robles’s Ascension narrative.

“The truth of who I am [is the] I AM Presence,” Archangel Uriel told us in 2017. (1) But what is the “I am Presence”?

So far I haven’t seen a really definitive discussion of it. I haven’t known what to make of the phrase until very recently.

Most sources simply refer to it or relate one fact about it.  So all we can offer is the few facts we have – in this and one or two future articles on the subject.

Archangel Michael explains that “your own conscious I AM Presence [is] an individualized facet of the Creator.” (2)

If it’s an individualized facet of the Creator, then it must be part of the illusion. The Creator is indivisible, One without a second. Where it fits in in the map of the heavens is unknown to me, but there are levels beyond it.

Even our Self, Christ, or Atman is illusory. There’s a wonderful Biblical passage about Christ bending the knee to the Father and handing back to him everything that was ever given to him (including individuation), that the One might become All in all.

That describes the extinction of the last vestiges of individuation and ultimate ascension as the One. Only the One is beyond illusion.

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Is the I Am Presence another way of saying the Self? I don’t think so.

Michael told me once that the watcher is the Self, or Christ or Atman. Here he is:

Steve: Always there is something that is aware, always, always aware, something that never ceases to be aware. That aware part of me focuses on the mind, or focuses on me, or the higher self… What IS that part of me?? Is it the Atman?

Archangel Michael: It is your very soul

SB: Now is that the Atman or beyond the Atman?

AAM: No, it is your Atman.

SB: That is a question I have had for decades! Thank you for settling that for me. (3)

The I Am Presence is represented as being on a loftier dimension than my everyday consciousness, higher than the Higher Self.

It’s represented as being somehow separate from me until we “conjoin.”  It remains a mystery to me.

Archangel Gabrielle tells us that “your I AM Presence [is] the greater eternal part of you that illuminates your Soul’s journey through life.” (4)

The soul, the watcher – the Self/Christ/Atman – is always right here, right now, looking out from these eyes. I’ve had numerous minor experiences of it – glimpses is the best word.

The I Am Presence is depicted as being outside of me but I know the soul, which is more refined than the I Am Presence, as being “inside” of me.

This is a paradox. It results in cognitive dissonance and, if left alone to work itself out, can result in a paradigmatic breakthrough. How can my I Am Presence be outside of me when I know my soul is inside?

Cognitive dissonance can lead to realization.

(Continued in Part 2, tomorrow.)

Footnotes

(1) “Transcript ~ Archangel Uriel On Divine Authority, May 16, 2017,” Channeled by Linda Dillon, at http://goldenageofgaia.com/2017/05/21/transcript-archangel-uriel-on-divine-authority-heavenly-blessings-may-16-2017/.

(2) Archangel Michael through Ronna Herman, Feb. 27, 2011, at http://www.AskArchangelMichael.com.

(3) Archangel Michael in a personal reading with Steve Beckow through Linda Dillon, Jan. 23, 2015.

(4) “Archangel Gabriel: The Cosmic Escalator Carrying You Through April,” channeled by Shanta Gabriel, April 1, 2014 at http://www.thegabrielmessages.com.

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Both Gradual and Sudden – Part 1/2 – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

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Both Gradual and Sudden – Part 1/2

 

My attention remains drawn to three different experiences I’ve had so far. They weren’t experiences of the non-dual reality. Two of them were the epitome of dualistic experiences.

I realize this discussion may be technical to some. I mean it as practically an anthropological record and I apologize to those for whom it sounds difficult.

Archangel Michael once pointed out that we lightworkers today are doing something different from the ancient sages.

The ancient sages addressed a small body of students and worked with individuals.

We lightworkers today address the whole world and work with the collective. That reflects a difference in assignment: We’re tasked with accomplishing a mass Ascension and the sages were tasked with accomplishing individual ascensions.

My task here is to discuss my own experiences in the hope that that proves helpful to others.

Archangel Michael through Ronna Herman made a statement so surprising to me that I drew back when I read ir. He described the ‘Natural Self’ below.

“You made a pledge that when the time came for you to step onto the path of Ascension, you would allow us to set aside your free will so that we could take whatever measures were deemed necessary to awaken you.

“For many, it resulted in a Soul merge, (1) and others who had already awakened to their Soul Self were ready for a merge with a facet of their Higher Self. (2) When the Soul finally merges fully with the Sacred Heart, (3) it is a grand reunion of monumental proportions. When your intentions are composed of wisdom overlaid with Love and projected with purity, you become a powerful source of Sacred Fire energy.  …

“Most of you, who have consciously made an effort to reclaim your Divinity, through whatever means you were/are attracted to, are among this advanced group of souls. You agreed to be the examples, and you are willing to do everything within your power to ease the way for others by becoming sentinels of Light, Wayshowers and World Servers.” (4)

The experience he doesn’t mention is the temporary heart opening, a fourth-chakra experience, which would precede the experiences described here.  It’s been described in other places. Let me put it aside and concentrate instead on the two experiences he does mention.

His descriptions fully coincides with my own experience.

The merger I experienced with the Natural Self is, I think, what he’s referring to as the “Soul merge”and awakening “to their Soul Self.” I’ve described mine elsewhere.  (5)

I had two experiences of the Natural Self. In one, I saw the vision of a red-haired man, who seemed unusually peaceful. Immediately upon fastening my attention on him, a deep peace descended on me.  I realized that this peace was the Natural Self.

Some months after this experience, I became aware that I was thinking of my Natural Self as being located “out there.”  When I saw that, a wall of belief dropped from me. There no longer being a wall between me and the Natural Self, we merged.  After that, there was just “me.”

Nonetheless there is reality and the illusion and they coexist. From that time on, I looked upon me and my Natural Self as a slinky. My Natural Self existed one staircase above me.  But we were connected. We were one.

Now put these two experiences aside and consider experience number three, a vision of what I came to know as my Higher Self. This is what Michael refers to as “a merge with a facet of their Higher Self.”

That Higher Self seemed to me to be of a higher-dimensional vibration than the Natural Self.

That vision occurred just before the Solar Eclipse and within the Emerald Gateway. You remember that the Tsunami of Love was also intensified.

I glimpsed a figure before which I was in awe.  It wasn’t the kind of blurry, TV image of a daydream. It was the crisp, movie-screen image of a theater.

Even though the glimpse was only for a few seconds, it was a much deeper experience than that of the Natural Self.

I was awed by what I saw. This magnificent being.

Not for a moment did I suspect that I was that being, on a much higher dimension, higher than the Natural Self.

It took perhaps two or three hours for someone to whisper in my ear: “That’s me.”  That’s me? Cannot be. I tried it on.

The realization that it was indeed me knocked me flat. That is to say, the experience had a rapid, discontinuous, and profound impact on me. It was not just intellectual, not just experiential knowledge; it was realized knowledge.

I’d blow my everyday circuits trying to experience the energy of that Being, given the density of my everyday consciousness.

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Michael goes on to describe an experience in which “the Soul finally merges fully with the Sacred Heart.” That sounds like a reference to Sahaja Samadhi, the permanent heart opening that ends the Ascension process.

But I think there’ll be one more level or “jump” in between: What we think of as Brahmajnana or God-Realization. That’s a seventh-chakra experience that I think serves as a bridge between a merger with the Higher Self and Sahaja.

(Concluded in Part 2, tomorrow.)

Footnotes

(1) I believe this is what I call the Natural Self.

(2) Such as happened a few days before the eclipse.

(3) I believe he’s referring here to Sahaja Samadhi, a full and complete heart opening, the culmination of our Ascension.

(4) “Archangel Michael: Are You Ready to Embody Your Sacred Fire Energy?” Channelled through Ronna Herman, November 29, 2013, at: http://www.ronnastar.com/messages-aam/latest.html.

Another explanation from him is also relevant:

“We have asked of you, in preparation for your transition for Ascension, to call back into yourselves all parts, all what we refer to as aspects of your being that you have sent out on various missions and purposes, often, my beloved ones, in service to the Divine Mother and, of course, to me.

“But as you welcome these parts of your being back into your core, embrace them, celebrate them, but also acknowledge the various parts of who you are — angelic or archangelic, it matters not – starseed, star-being, hybrid, human and Earth-keeper, elemental, deva, fairy, man, woman or child. And within those pieces, embrace all the faces of who you are, because we do.” (“Archangel Michael: I See You! I Love You! I Will Engage,” Nov. 7, 2013, at http://goldenageofgaia.com/?p=288373.)

(5) See “First Glimpse of the Natural Self Today,” Feb. 21, 2017, at http://goldenageofgaia.com/2017/02/21/first-glimpse-natural-self/ and “Love Respects Our Free Will,” at June 4, 2017, at http://goldenageofgaia.com/2017/06/04/love-respects-our-free-will/ 

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Is This What You’re Looking for?” – Part 1/2 – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

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Is This What You’re Looking for?” – Part 1/2

I think the eclipse came a few days early for me.

I was given a spiritual experience a few days back and, ever since, I’ve been searching for a way to describe and discuss it.

You may also have an experience at this time of the Emerald Gateway, Harmonic Convergence, and Solar Eclipse. The Divine Mother predicts a mass heart opening in the near future. (1) If not, remember that the Gateway lasts until Aug. 27.

As with all spiritual experiences, it didn’t come with a name, a map of the territory, or a handbook.

And it just keeps unfolding with the passing days, although I also imagine it can wane.

Here’s the sense I’ve made of it after a few days of it unfolding.

I had a vision of a man so noble that I could only stand there in awe.


The vision happened directly after invoking Michael and the Divine Mother and the Universal Laws of Change, Transmutation, and Elimination to take away all impurities.

This is the third spiritual experience I’ve had after invoking the universal laws: (1) Abundance as a state of being, (2) Mastery as a state of being, and (3) this experience.


At first I gazed in wonder.  The thought that humans could reach such a level woke me up. I was so buoyed up from the experience that I never inquired as to the identity of the man.

Then, hours later, I intuited – or someone put the idea in my head – that it was a higher-dimensional version of me.  I have no idea whether it was my Oversoul or Universal Self. Let me just call it my “Higher Self.”

I decided to test out the idea that it was me. I tried it on and waited for my internal reaction.

Almost immediately a process began which I recognized. I’d been in it twice before. Upon recognizing bliss and peace, both engulfed me. Now that was happening here as well.

Upon trying on the notion that the man I saw in my vision was actually a higher-dimensional version of me, it and I began to merge.

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How can I describe merging? Let me look for a metaphor that both of us can agree on. Here’s my metaphor, aimed at the experiential level. Remember that a metaphor only captures some of the similarities, not others.

Imagine a large piece of all-white blotting paper. Pristine and pure. Suddenly wet patches begin to show on it. Gradually wetness pervades the whole of the blotting paper.

I was that blotting paper and my Higher Self was the water. When I was soaked through and through, who was I? The “water” or the “blotting paper”? Or water-and-blotting-paper?

All I know is that, before the merging, there had been a subject and an object, me and the man in the vision. After recognizing it as my Higher Self and merging with it, as I did with bliss and peace, there was only a subject.

It feels as if the everyday man is the one that remains. I hear Michael saying that I need to keep my feet on the ground. And, for many reasons, I do.

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To return to the vision, when I saw my Higher Self, I was awestruck.  Our Higher Selves are magnificent. It’s just as Sanat, Jesus, and all the masters say: We truly are great masters on the higher planes. Oh, my gosh, I hope people can hear me.

Those aspects are us. We are One and connected. (2)

But words are just words. Perhaps feel into what I’m saying. Try it on. Test it out. See what your insides say.

You, on a higher dimension, are an absolutely awesome being. And that same beingness is you, right now, simply on a different dimension of existence.

Dimensions need not be barriers to experiencing our Oneness with our Higher Selves.

Ascension will surely mean reunion with our Higher Selves, whether temporary or permanent.

Connected to them, we’ll have removed a major impediment to the free flow of love.

This is the second time I’ve merged with my Higher Self.  I’m glad I wrote it down because the details of that first merging are now lost to me.

(Continued below, in Part 2.)

Footnotes

(1) “Transcript ~ A Massive Heart Opening on This Planet,” Aug. 21, 2017, at http://goldenageofgaia.com/?p=289249

I promised you a reading list on the 2015 heart opening, since we’re all apparently going to be experiencing it now (on eclipse day) or later. Here it is:

• “Submerged in Love,” March 14, 2015, at http://goldenageofgaia.com/2015/03/14/submerged-in-love/; a direct description of the event, which was fourth-chakra enlightenment;
• “Heart Openings and Ascension – Part 1/2,” at http://goldenageofgaia.com/2015/03/31/heart-openings-and-ascension-part-12/;
• “Transformative Love Is an Inside Job,” March 20, 2015, at http://goldenageofgaia.com/2015/03/20/transformative-love-inside-job/;
• “Learning the Ropes,” March 24, 2015, at http://goldenageofgaia.com/2015/03/24/learning-the-ropes/ – this article is about life after the initial torrent of love subsides;
• “A Heart-Opening Discipline,” March 26, 2017, at http://goldenageofgaia.com/2015/03/26/a-heart-opening-discipline/;
• “Heart Openings and Ascension – Part 1/2,” at http://goldenageofgaia.com/2015/03/31/heart-openings-and-ascension-part-12/;
• “Activating the Well-Spring – Part 2/2,” at http://goldenageofgaia.com/2016/05/08/activating-the-wellspring-part-22/;
• “Activating the Well-Spring – Part 1/2,” athttp://goldenageofgaia.com/2016/05/07/activating-wellspring-part-12/.

(2) These are steps on the stairway to heaven: Knowing us in our everyday consciousness, in our higher-dimensional Selves, as our Atman/Christ Self beyond the dimensions, and as the Mother/Father God that we all are. Knowledge of each of these levels of existence is a step along the path home to the God from whom we came. This is the Divine Plan in its shortest form.

We merge upwards, so to speak. Or our Higher Selves descend.  We go back home, having wandered in the world until we remembered who we are and where we came from.

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Archangel Michael on the Divine Co-Creative Partnership – Part 1/2 – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

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Archangel Michael on the Divine Co-Creative Partnership – Part 1/2

In this two-part series, I’d like to delve deeper into the divine co-creative partnership, since all lightworkers will sooner or later be involved in co-creating with the celestials, just as I apparently am doing.

Let’s start by looking at what Michael has said about the co-creative process. In Aug. 2015, he stressed with me the importance of co-creation, calling it “a very key ingredient … of [building] Nova Earth.” (1)

If we still have our vasanas intact when abundance comes, the effort to build Nova Earth together could implode, he suggested in 2013.

“You would have people breaking down.  You would have systems breaking down.  Systems of communication.  The new realm is based on the ability to deal with and create change – to co-create Nova Earth and come from a place of love. …

“Love, the true anchoring of it, when you have been in a world that has been highly abusive, where many are still frightened, to express [oneself honestly] is a courageous, courageous act.  And it is not always popular, but it is necessary.” (2)

The way we’ll work together as lightworkers will resemble the way the celestials work with each other, he told me: “Last night, I spoke with your dear friend Stephen Cook. And I spoke to him about our family and how the archangels work together. That is how you will work together.” (3)

The way it needs to proceed, he told me, was that “you make suggestions. … But suggestions are not commands. So bring forth your suggestions in a collaborative way that you are prepared to hear ‘no’ to and let go.” (4)

In Aug. of 2014 he told me that co-creative abilities were being activated and why they were happy about that.

“What is … occurring … is the activation of your deeper talents and co-creative abilities which we are dying for you to activate because as soon as [they are] activated, you can see us, you can feel us, you can co-create with us and we are off to the races.” (5)

Later that same year, he told me that “it is time for a variety of people … to be stepping up, assuming greater responsibilities, fuller roles, and be co-creating, not merely the platform, but Nova Earth.”  (6)

In Aug. 2015 he had a reading with Hope Chest President Karen Wilson and gave her these suggestions:

“What is happening is that … there is still a human hesitancy about taking the quantum leap.

“What [people] are doing is they are thinking about bringing forth this creation, which is a co-creation in every sense of the word; then they are trying to translate it into the old paradigms, into their old framework of deservingness and lack, rather than jumping forward and creating the new.

“Now, seldom would I ever suggest this to the masses but I do suggest this to you and to those that you entrust with this.

“Those hesitant beings that are afraid to leap the Grand Canyon, give them a little nudge. Not pushing them off the cliff but perhaps a hand on the shoulder, a hand on the back and a little nudge. That is how close you are.” (7)

A year later he was discussing us entering our “creative phase.”

“You are moving into the phase of creation, into moving from the understanding of what it means to be in your transformative love, in ascension, in unity consciousness, etc., etc., etc., into leadership, into stewardship, into the co-creation with us and with human beings, the collective, the practicality of bringing into form what has been discussed for eons.

“We have turned to you, and I mean you, my beloved friend and brother, and you collectively, and asked you to bring your talents, your hearts, your resources, everything you have to creation and so this greater understanding of ‘keep going’ – because your tangible creation is your writing, is our writing.

“But you will find yourself talking more about what action looks like and what creation looks like and how it demonstrates into physical form, into what people think of as the physical realm, which is not the old Third but is a manifestation into physicality.” (8)

I said earlier that the Archangel were working with us as a parent would with a child on a tricycle. In 2013, he used the image of training wheels to describe how the Archangels are working with us, developing our creative abilities:

“We could never, in financial or any terms, pay you enough for your service.  The zeros would be to infinity.  But there is this sense also:  Well I am doing the work and if I am worthy, why are you not supporting me?

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But underneath that is also a feeling and belief that you are not being supported.  So it is, yes, dig deeper.  It is also more letting go.  But it is also embracing the fact that it will be there.  And I may not know exactly how or why or the mechanics and perhaps I do not need to.  But it will be there because I am part of infinite creation.  And that is the paradigm and the energy that you hold.

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You do it beautifully in your writing, in your work, in the platform that we have built.

“And when you hold that, it communicates effortlessly like the flow of water over stone to everyone you encounter personally and otherwise.” (9)

When a small sum of money came in for the team, he reminded me that co-creating small sums was no different than co-creating large sums.

“You say to me: but Michael, but Lord, if I am to hold that energy, what do I do when the money isn’t there?  And I do not want to live in an illusion where I am being foolhardy in pretending that the money is going to be there when it isn’t on the table.

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We are helping you to co-create in full partnership in ways that perhaps you haven’t thought of before.  And you have laughed with the channel and you have said:  Oh, but this was little sums of money.  But what I say to you is that it does not matter if it is little sums or millions and millions of dollars.

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The effort, the energy, the sharing, the sense of community and being your brother’s keeper – that is the energy.  That is what you are doing.

“So you are working your training wheels with the little bits of money so that you are ready for the millions.” (10)

As the energies rise and our powers increase, the celestials are training us to use them for the highest good of the planet.

(Concluded in Part 2, tomorrow.)

Footnotes

(1) Archangel Michael in a personal reading with Steve Beckow through Linda Dillon, Aug. 3, 2015.

(2) Ibid., April 17, 2013.

(3) Ibid., Dec. 18, 2012.

(4) Ibid., Aug. 3, 2015.

(5) Ibid., Aug. 1, 2014.

(6) Ibid., Nov. 21, 2014.

(7) Archangel Michael in a personal reading with Karen Wilson through Linda Dillon, Aug. 15, 2015.

(8) Ibid., Aug. 12, 2016.

(9) Ibid., March 8, 2013.

(10) Loc. cit.

(11) Loc. cit.

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Letting Go of Self-Importance – Part 1/2 – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

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Letting Go of Self-Importance – Part 1/2

We also call it puffery, vanity, an inflated sense of self-worth.

Everything bad starts happening when I feel my ego swelling.  I experience a diminution in people’s good estimation or good regard. Friends drop away. I feel as if I’ve let myself down.

On the other hand, each time I break through to setting self-importance aside, (1) I experience a swelling of loving pride in myself and of love for others as well.

That makes it important for me to look at the topic.  I’d like to consult the masters on it. I’ll be looking at channeled sources here and embodied sages and afterlife commentators in Part 2.

Channeled Sources

I very much agreed with what Albert Einstein said on the topic last year at this time, channeled through Linda Dillon:

“It is peculiar, interesting, that the grandest illusion of your and other planetary systems, especially over what you think of as time, has been the illusion of separation, of isolation. And that, of course, has been fed or triggered by the desire to be unique and special, and thereby found as worthy and loved by the source of which we speak.

“And in that false desire to be unique, you have created the very essence of what you abhor, which is this illusion of separation, of loneliness. All of this has been created by the false gods of ego, of self-importance. Oh, I know a little about self-importance! But I have also learned, and as an old being I share with you, that there is only Love.

“There is no room for puffed-up self-importance because in the kernel, the fabric, the matrix of who you are, carrying that essence of Divine Patterning in your unique expression, you are already extraordinary.” (2)

What a paradox! We’re already extraordinary but can only come to know it when we let go of the desire to be extraordinary.

Our very sense of self-importance hides the real importance of our Self.

Given that our egoic sense of self-importance is an obstacle to love and joy, we end up only feeling emotions of lower density, among them a lack of self-worth. We end up on what Archangel Michael calls a very restricted teeter-totter.

“There is a very peculiar attribute among the human beings. On the one hand — and we are back to the seesaw, teeter-totter [metaphor] — there is the ego and the sense of self importance, and on the other hand, at the other end of the seesaw, there is this sense of false humility and lack of self-worth.” (3)

As high as we can go on this teeter-totter is self-importance on one side and false humility and a lack of self-worth on the other. I am important; I’m not important; I’m not; I am. If you listen to people’s conversations, the theme seems an almost universal preoccupation, at a level below ordinary consciousness.

We play-act. We rehearse our performances, dress for the part, practice our looks and gestures.

We energize ourselves and collaborate to achieve “magic moments” – a trip to Disneyland, a trip to Hawaii, a stay at an ashram. But these peak moments fade away and leave very little long-term trace.  At the most in the normal course of events, we experience only ordinary love – attraction, liking, warmth.

The expansion of the ego prevents the opening of the heart in real or transformative love. Why? Quite honestly, from my point of view? I say it’s because that’s the way God designed it. God designed life so that we achieve knowledge of the One in a moment of our enlightenment. One of the design features of life is that we cannot know ourselves until we let go of the lower-density survival mechanism called the ego. It’s the bottleneck.

The Master Djwhal Khul tells us that the ego may resist our attempts to let it go. But the rising energies ensure that it now must release its grip and allow us to progress.

“The infinite nature your soul will bring forth may be resisted by aspects of your ego or personality. However, it is required to dissolve and release, with greater ease and speed, the illusions humanity are engaging with which are causing harm, chaos and disharmony within the world. As humanity accepts this beautiful aspect of their soul, so they will realize their constant connection with all aspects of the Creator upon the Earth and the inner planes.” (4)

The ego doesn’t disappear completely; it becomes the willing servant it was always meant to be.  We stop looking to it for protection as we progressively realize our eternal nature, experience universal love and bliss, and open to a world that works.

Let me leave the final word to AA Michael, who says that, once we feel elevated, let us take the elevator to the basement:

“As you assume profile – whether it is because of money or notoriety or political power or financial power, it matters not – it gives you a sense of being elevated. We would encourage you to take the elevator to the basement.

“This sense of false importance – there can be no room for this sense of arrogance, entitlement.

“That somehow because you have been blessed, you are above, that is not the purpose. Think of it as putting you below. You are blessed because you are in a position to be of greater service.

“Greater service – and I speak as one, an artist, a musician who serves the Mother and because of that service, goes into the darkest places of chaos and mayhem – does not make me elevated. It makes me more willing to serve.” (5)

It’ll be one of our greatest challenges to do the Mother’s work while staying out of self-servingness, entitlement, and self-importance.

(Concluded in Part 2.)

Footnotes

(1) Listening is excellent practice for putting self-importance aside. Whenever I feel a self-importsnt thought coming up in listening, I make a practice of setting it aside and returning to listening.

(2) “Transcript: Heavenly Blessings ~ Albert Einstein: The Patterning of The Universe, Part 2,” Jan. 15, 2016, at http://goldenageofgaia.com/2016/01/15/transcript-heavenly-blessings-albert-einstein-the-patterning-of-the-universe-part-2/.

(3) Archangel Michael: You’re Now Ready to Know Who is Here,” April 10, 2013, at http://goldenageofgaia.com/2013/04/archangel-michael-youre-now-ready-to-know-who-is-here/.

(4) “Master Djwhal Khul via Natalie Glasson: Synergy of Time,” Jan. 7, 2017, at http://goldenageofgaia.com/2017/01/07/master-djwhal-khul-via-natalie-glasson-synergy-time/.

(5) “Archangel Michael on Post-Reval Lightworker Entitlement,” July 30, 2016, at http://goldenageofgaia.com/2016/07/30/archangel-michael-post-reval-lightworker-entitlement/

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Credibility Analysis and Decision-Making – Part 1/2 – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

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Credibility Analysis and Decision-Making – Part 1/2

There are so many people claiming to be incarnations of the Divine Mother or Jesus that I feel the tug to review the bases of credibility analysis and decision-making.

How are we to judge the credibility of people claiming to be avatars and Prime Creator and what else have you?

My approach to credibility was taught to me by very competent instructors – the legal advisers and trainers at the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada – prior to my being permitted to sit on refugee claims.

Any errors are mine.

We as readers are tasked with sorting the credible from the non-credible channeled messages. What criteria can we borrow from places like the IRB that can help us?

I won’t be able to supply you with the criteria for psy ops misinformation and disinformation and how psy-ops agents work their woe. Perhaps another commentator can help us there.

But the relatively straightforward case of an individual making a claim for themselves?

The awkward truth is, as I learned in hearing refugee cases, we may never know the truth about their claims. The only thing we can have help with is in detecting what’s probably not the truth.

What criteria do we use to help us sort the truth from the untruth?

Before we turn to those, I have to say that the very best radar set, antennae, early warning system is your own still, small voice. Call it conscience, our Higher Self, the heart, our guides, or whatever name you wish, it signals us when we’re in the presence of something amiss.

If I’m sitting on a refugee claim, I either listen to testimony in the hearing room or read something in my office until the early warning system goes off and then I stop. And then I begin to look for material that might have set it off in the following areas:

(1) Is what is being said possible? Admittedly more is “becoming” possible as we learn more about the universe our belief systems have shut us down to – the existence of angels, extraterrestrials, folks inside the Earth, etc. But the evidence still needs to satisfy my criteria for the possible if I’m to view it as credible.

(2) Is it plausible? Does it make sense from the trend of credible information we already have? We’ve got ourselves a baseline of credible information already from informants like the Divine Mother, Archangel Michael, Sanat Kumara, and their colleagues. (2) How does this information compare with that?

(3) Is it probable? Does it seem likely? Given our experience of similar matters, are the claims made here more likely than not to eventuate?

(4) Are there inconsistencies? Did the “Divine Mother” just reveal she has an ego? (Ooops.) Did Jesus really just use the F-word? (Yes, “he” did.)

(5) Are there contradictions? Did something the source just say contradict something she said last week? Did Jesus just mangle the meaning of a Biblical passage he should know about, contradicting the words of the historical Jesus, without an explanation? (1)

Discovering which of these indications of a lack of credibility were in play here may address that alarm bell. Then read on till the next bell goes off.

At the end of it all, look at the errors you’ve identified. Does their number pass the threshold of non-credibility for you? Does the seriousness of the errors push the piece below the threshold of credibility for you, even if the errors are few in number? Is there any one that’s a game-changer?

In some cases, a person may have to formalize the process of decision-making. The decision-makers of the Michaelangelo Fund, for instance, who’ll be considering grant applications, will follow a full or expedited version of a more formal decision-making process. Allow me to cover that process tomorrow.

(Continued in Part 2.)

Footnotes

(1) I know. Much of the Bible has been corrupted. Matthew Ward (St. Matthew) has demonstrated to us that he could not have recorded the Sermon on the Mount because he did not meet up with Jesus until much later, as the gospels show.

(2) If you need a baseline of credible information on who’s who in the universe, perhaps try First Contact at http://goldengaiadb.com/First_Contact. Look particularly at what is said in “Personae,” at http://goldengaiadb.com/Personae

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Archangel Michael on Heart Openings – Part 1/2 – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

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Archangel Michael on Heart Openings – Part 1/2

Michael 23In a personal reading I had with him on Nov. 5, 2016 through Linda Dillon, I asked Archangel Michael to discuss heart openings. The topic tends to be misunderstood.

In the course of the discussion, he tells us new things about the heart – that it has several apertures, not just the hridayam that Vedantists describe. That’s entirely new to me.

He tells us that a heart opening is not determined by length of time meditating, but depth of meditation.

Thanks to Linda Dillon for our reading and to Dana for our transcript.


Steve: The precipitate, the big question that presents itself to me and I would hope to others – but I don’t know about that – is how to open the heart because for me, when my heart opened some time ago, life completely changed. It was a total shift. I was, well certainly in a higher state; I don’t know if I was in a higher dimension.

And how can others open their hearts and how can it be discussed because people, when you talk about this they think “I’m close hearted. I’m not compassionate” and of course I’m not saying anything of the sort. So can you help me with that whole question? How does a person open their heart?

AAM: Yes, it is not a matter of being, in your current terminology, “close hearted.” What it is is heart opening and expansion into heart awareness, into the love. Let us make it very simple.

Heart opening is simply an expansion or a shift into the deeper, broader, higher connection with love. It is the connection, and the participation in that connection, to all.

Now, I wish, yes I do wish, that I could give you the two-minute answer. Do A, B, C and D and you will be there. But it is not like that and one of the reasons…

And by the way you are in a higher state of consciousness, higher state of being in yes … in a higher dimensionality as well. They are very interconnected, not completely aligned but interconnected.

But it doesn’t matter because what happens is people become obsessed with both the mechanics, the layers (I am in the Fifth, I am in the Eighth…). It matters not.

(Concluded in Part 2) …

Archangel Michael on Heart Openings – Part 1/2

The Question of Divine Deadlines – Part 1/2 – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

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The Question of Divine Deadlines – Part 1/2

The question of “divine deadlines” has always been of interest to me as an Ascension journalist.The subject comes up repeatedly in channeled messages, often from SaLuSa or now from Mike Quinsey’s Higher Self and sometimes from Sheldan Nidle’s sources.

It’s divine deadlines that keep the huge events we’re a part of moving towards conclusion according to a bearable schedule.

Do they exist? How do they work? Where does the authority come from?

Let’s listen first to what Mike’s source said recently that triggered this article and then compare that with the more general notion of divine deadlines:

“The world continues to be in a turmoil and war is rife, but much is in response to the attempts of the dark Ones’ Forces to impose their controls upon it. However, they will not be allowed to succeed, as Higher Beings will determine the outcome in favour of the Light.

“There is a plan in place that will prevent it from being delayed, as matters have now reached the point when it is time to bring them to a conclusion.” (1)

“Matters have now reached the point when it is time to bring them to a conclusion.”  That to me sounds like a divine deadline.

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The notion, when I first became aware of it, traced back to a comment SaLuSa made in 2009:

“We need every soul of Light to advance the idea of our coming, and ensure that it is understood to be one that has divine permission. The more of you who create a powerful energy for open contact, the sooner we will be able to appear. There is an ultimate deadline for such contact and you are therefore assured of our eventual arrival on Earth.” (2) [My emphasis.]

“There is an ultimate deadline.” Well, you can bet your boots that a reporter on the ground hearing that would become immediately interested.

Who is it that authorizes that deadline? SaLuSa says he has “divine” permission. In another place, he says: “That [event] has been divinely decreed and [the decree] is our authorisation to [intervene].” (3)

Ag-Agria specifies precisely who the authority is when he says: “The Father/Mother God has decreed that this cycle shall end in the time predicted and our presence is part of your assurance that it shall be so.” (4)

Thus, the Father/Mother One (5) is the Source of the Plan and the Source of the energy needed to carry it out. The sages tell us that the Father/Mother One plays every role in the Plan’s outworking and already knows the outcome.

Moreover, everyone lines up with the Mother when she has a plan, Archangel Michael explains:

“When the Mother has a desire, it is an intention that stretches out from her essence and being into infinity and everything and everybody lines up – because that is the Love.” (6)

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What is the Plan for this generation and this planet? The Mother tells us:

“The Divine Plan, let me be very concrete with all of you, is to leave the old Third behind. You are making peace with this and therefore with yourself, your families, your community, your planet. Even as we speak it is leaving that behind as if you would leave a cloak or an old skin behind, activating as you do different markers of your DNA, becoming more capable of holding the higher frequencies — and most of you are well underway; some of you are completely done — new form, but still looking as you do, or how you choose to appear, because that is part of interdimensional reality.” (7)

Is the energy available enough to cause our transition? The Mother replies:

“The energies that are brought with what you think of as the Company of Heaven, the ascended ones, and the Father and I, is far beyond your comprehension. And it is certainly adequate to accomplishing this transition. And as this transition is completed, including the shift in your structures, then you will continue on.” (8)

It’s all being acted out to advance every one of us – dark and light – towards our predestined rendezvous with God many lifetimes hence, beyond the dimensional system and into the Transcendental. That every one of us should meet and merge with God is the Plan.

And, oh yes, after we do, we re-emerge to serve the Plan in a new capacity. (9) This is the Plan at its very highest, but still comprehensible, level.

Here are other examples from Nidle and Quinsey, stating or implying a deadline mandated by the Divine [my emphasis in all cases]:

Sheldan Nidle’s Sources

“We are providing the dark ones on your world with documents which state that the time has come when we can officially intervene in your reality on your behalf.” (10)

“A divine time schedule exists.“ (11)

“We have often mentioned to you the existence of a cutoff date, at which point the management of Earth’s societal changes is transferred from our Earth allies to us. We desire to avoid this action-of-last-resort and accordingly have exhorted our Earth allies to stop ‘dragging their heels’!

“Their preferred timetable is no longer relevant and does not conform to the one laid out in Heaven’s decrees. It is Heaven’s timetable that must now be honored. (12)

SaLuSa

If matters do not proceed within a certain time frame, we will be authorised to take more direct action.” (13)

We have a timetable to guide us and have absolutely no doubt that all will be completed as intended.” (14)

We no longer … need … your permission to arrive on Earth, as it has become a divine order with an ultimate date by which we will appear.” (15)

“Already the different countries and their governments have been made to understand that aggression must stop, and that we are authorized to take whatever steps are necessary to ensure there is peace.

“Hitherto, our intervention on your behalf was curtailed for karmic reasons, but now by Divine decree we are able to enforce the plan for your spiritual evolution.” (16)

Thus, according to our sources, divine deadlines exist and stipulate how far a dark line of conduct can go and when it must end.

(Concluded tomorrow in Part 2.)

Footnotes

(1) Mike Quinsey, Oct. 14, 2016, athttp://goldenageofgaia.com/2016/10/14/mike-quinseys-message-october-14-2016/

(2) SaLuSa, Jan. 30, 2009, athttp://www.treeofthegoldenlight.com/First_Contact/Channeled_Messages_by_Mike_Quinsey.htm.

(3) Ibid., Sept. 19, 2012.

(4) Ag-Agria, Dec. 3, 2008, athttp://www.treeofthegoldenlight.com/First_Contact/Channeled_Messages_by_Mike_Quinsey.htm.

(5) The Divine Mother told me on An Hour with an Angel in 2013:

“There is no true separation between the Father and me. There is delineation and definition, just as there is in your own roles and the choices that you have made time after time.” (“The Divine Mother: You Are Experiencing Love in Ways that You Have Not Known Before,” channeled by Linda Dillon, November 14, 2013, athttp://goldenageofgaia.com/2013/11/the-divine-mother-you-are-experiencing-love-in-ways-that-you-have-not-known-before/.)

(6) “Transcript: Archangel Michael – On Mastery and Leadership, April 16, 2015,” athttp://goldenageofgaia.com/2015/04/25/transcript-archangel-michael-on-mastery-and-leadership-april-16-2015/.

(7) “The Divine Mother on the Divine Plan,” originally posted Oct. 17, 2012, at http://goldenageofgaia.com/?p=268373.

(8) Loc. cit.

(9) See “The Divine Plan for Life” athttp://goldenageofgaia.com/spiritual-essays/

(10) Sheldan Nidle: Update for the Galactic Federation of Light and Spiritual Hierarchy,” March 5, 2013, athttp://www.paoweb.com.

(11) Ibid., January 1, 2013.

(12) Ibid., Apr. 19, 2011,

(13) SaLuSa, Sept. 19, 2012.

(14) Ibid., Sept. 11, 2009.

(15) Ibid., February 18, 2009.

(16) Ibid., March 23, 2009.

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The Question of Divine Deadlines – Part 1/2

Introducing the Divine Mother – Part 1/2 – Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

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Mother of The World Sketch by Nicholas Roerich

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Introducing the Divine Mother – Part 1/2

The Holy Spirit is worshipped as the Divine Mother

Evidently, there’s been a large increase in readership since 2012. (1)

It suggests to me that it’s probably time to walk through the basics … of what this site is about, to be sure, but also of what is happening outside us that is by no means the usual, normal times, etc.

No, not the manipulated news in the mainstream press, but the version of events put out by the Company of Heaven and Earth’s own saints and sages.

For me personally, there’s no other place I’d rather start than with the Divine Mother.  What motivates me to give first place to the Divine Mother?

I start with the Divine Mother because she’s the active and necessary cause (the Father is the inactive and sufficient cause) of all that we see around us, all that we are, and all that we do to realize our potential.  If we want to ascend, if we want to know God, we have to work with or go through the Mother, as Swami Sivananda makes clear:

“It behooves … the aspirant [to] approach the Mother first, so that She may introduce Her spiritual child to the Father for its illumination or Self-realization.” (2)

That’s a very general statement. Plumbing its depths reveals the Divine Plan for life (spiritual evolution), the nature of material reality, and the nature of the One.  (3)

A vision I had in 1987 (4) showed me the purpose of life and the relationships among the Trinity. It identified who the three members of the Trinity were, without religious baggage, without even words.

The flood of bliss I felt at the time “brought all things to remembrance” – allowed me to know without thought or words what I was seeing. Observing the exponential increase in the ability to know that bliss brings was not an inconsequential feature of the vision.

Tomorrow, we’ll look at what the vision showed me and what value lies in knowing/realizing the Divine Mother.

For more on these subjects, go here: “Spiritual Essays” at http://goldenageofgaia.com/spiritual-essays/  You’ll find hundreds of articles there on the nature of Reality and the Divine Plan for life.

(Concluded in Part 2)

Footnotes

(1) Up from 28,000 (going up to 42,000 at times) hits per day in 2012 to around 330,000 unique visits (i.e., IP addresses rather than clicks or hits) per day.  I had a reading with AAM on July 22 and asked him to evaluate the figure. He said it was a true figure with one exception: it didn’t necessarily mean one visitor one day. The same visitor could go back to the site a number of times in a day. See “Golden Age of Gaia Demographics” at  http://goldenageofgaia.com/2016/07/12/golden-age-gaia-demographics/.)

(2) Swami Sivananda in Swami Sivananda Radha, Kundalini Yoga for the West. Spokane: Timeless Books, 1978, 25.

(3) Which are examined here: “Spiritual Essays” at http://goldenageofgaia.com/spiritual-essays/

(4) Described here: “The Purpose of Life is Enlightenment – Ch. 13 – Epilogue” at http://goldenageofgaia.com/2011/08/13/the-purpose-of-life-is-enlightenment-ch-13-epilogue/

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Introducing the Divine Mother – Part 1/2

What Will It Take to Ascend? ~ Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

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What Will it Take to Ascend? – Part 1/2

Ascension 55235I’ve had an offline conversation about what it will take to ascend and what the fate is of those who don’t ascend.

That conversation is one I feel relevant to be repeated here, in an expanded form.

I’ll write a series later on the future of those who choose not to ascend.  Here I’d like to look at what it will take to ascend. I should add that anyone who considers themselves a lightworker, in my estimation, does not need to worry about ascending. But knowing what’s said here may assist you if you’re explaining the matter to newcomers.

SaLuSa and Matthew Ward have given us plenty of guidance on the matter.

SaLuSa told us in 2012: “Your present Earth is … ascending, and only the souls that are ready can go with her.” (1)

What does it mean to be ready to go with the Earth in Ascension? SaLuSa explains: “No souls can go forward with [Ascension] unless their vibrations are compatible with it. … You must have reached a certain vibratory level to ascend.” (2)

In another place, he reminds us that the requirements for Ascension are set by the natural law: “All happens as it should according to Universal Law.  Put simply it states that no soul can move upwards until they have reached a similar vibration.” (3)

On another occasion he explained that “you cannot move higher than your vibrations allow, and clearly that would be the level at which you would feel most comfortable.” (4)

The raising of our vibrations comes from the absorption of light. The future of all, SaLuSa says, “is bound by the degree of Light that you have drawn to yourself, and whether it is sufficiently high enough to enable you to ascend.” (5)

We reach that vibratory level by letting go of the ways that lead to darkness and taking up the ways that lead to light. We reach it by surrendering our rigid belief systems and opening up to the truth. And we reach it by discarding our resentments and complaints and opening up to love and service.

As of 2010, Matthew Ward tells us, “less than half of you … are consciously making [the] changes in your lives” that would equip us to ascend.  (6)

The overarching reason for absorbing light, Matthew tells us, is that it allows the body to change from a carbon-based to a crystalline-based structure, which alone allows one to reside in the higher dimensions. He asked of the human population in 2010: “Will they absorb the light that changes carbon-based cells to the crystalline that enable physical survival in fourth density vibrations?” (7)

He explained in 2003:

“The light that is absorbed by receptive souls is changing their cells into a crystalline structure for physical survival in the higher vibrational levels as well as increasing spiritual clarity and thus soul evolution. Those who refuse the light will not have survival capability, and when Earth reaches the higher levels, their bodies will die and their souls automatically will go to stations where their lifetime free will choices have energetically registered them.” (8)

And again in 2008:

“The glories of the Golden Age will be available only to the souls who absorb the light that will enable physical survival along Earth’s ascension journey into the high frequencies of fifth density. When the bodies of those who refuse the light no longer can sustain viability, the souls will go to worlds where the energy matches their lifetime energy.” (9)

What does absorbing light require of us? Matthew answers the question.

“Your ‘travel ticket’ is the absorption of light that comes automatically with living in godly ways.” (10)

“Absorbing light requires ones at the negative end of duality to change from violence to peacefulness, from greed to generosity, corruption to honor, unjustness to fairness, anger to reason, oppression to freedom. The bodies of those who refuse to stop the negative behavior that boosted them into powerful positions will die.” (11)

“It can be no other way – simply put, this is the physics that governs life in this universe. As Earth continues apace into successively higher planes, nothing with low vibrations in any form – physical bodies, subversive plans, theft, dishonesty, unjust laws and imprisonment, bigotry, cruel customs and deeds – can survive.” (12)

(Concluded tomorrow in Part 2.)

Footnotes

(1) SaLuSa, July 13, 2012, at http://goldenageofgaia.com/2015/08/22/salusa-via-mike-quinsey-august-21-2015/.

(2) SaLuSa, Feb. 20, 2012.

(3) SaLuSa, Oct. 19, 2012.

(4) SaLuSa, Oct. 22, 2012.

(5) SaLuSa, October 20, 2008.

(6) Matthew’s Message, March 29, 2010, at http://www.matthewbooks.com/mattsmessage.htm.

(7) Matthew’s Message, Jan. 11, 2010.

(8) Matthew’s Message, Dec. 31, 2003.

(9) Matthew’s Messages, Oct. 22, 2008.

(10) Matthew’s Message, Dec. 21, 2008.

(11) Matthew’s Message, Jan. 11, 2010.

(12) Matthew’s Message, Mar. 1, 2012.

http://goldenageofgaia.com/2015/08/27/what-will-it-take-to-ascend-part-12-2/

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Lightworker Collaboration in the Game of Workability – Part 1/2 ~ Steve Beckow @ Golden Age of Gaia

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Lightworker Collaboration in the Game of Workability – Part 1/2

Hub 4It’s sometimes easier to visualize a relationship if a diagram is used. I’d like to offer a very rough diagram that Kathleen and I developed to illustrate the collaborative relationship among lightworkers who come together to build Nova Earth.

We think of the structure illustrated in the diagram as a Mandelbrot set. (1) A Mandelbrot set is a basic design that replicates itself, no matter how small its subunits become.

We offer a basic design and we hope that it replicates itself throughout the lightworker community, at every level.

It illustrates one way that lightworkers can collaborate to build Nova Earth.

Our diagram reflects the fact that people seem to take one of two positions in a project: either they provide services to the outreach teams or else they carry a definite good or service out to the larger community.

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Because it helps memory to draw on a metaphor, let’s call those who provide services to the outreach team the “baseship.” In the diagram above, the baseship is the same as the “hub.”

Let’s call the ships going out into the community and back again again the “outreach ships.” They represent lightworkers who enter fields like social work, medicine, environmental protection, journalism, spreading their light outwards, into the community.

They come back to the baseship for needed services and rest – planning, coordination, financing, resupply.  When replenished, they return to the field.

What hub and outreach come together to resolve is an end to all the unworkability on Earth that stands between us and the Ascension of the greatest number of people.

So there is actually a game to play, as Werner Erhard would call it, a noble activity occurring, to which we give the title of “building Nova Earth” and “building a world that works for everyone.”

The people on the baseship or at head office don’t offer services to the general public and the people on the outreach ships or in the field don’t take care of project accounting, coordination, planning, etc. Both teams on a project are necessary and both do different work.

Many teams collapse because the hub and the outreach think they work at cross-purposes; they don’t collaborate and they don’t see why they should.

One cannot do without the other and have a hope of success in the game of workability.

Perhaps imagine your local meet-up organizing itself along lines such as these. Instead of people saying they don’t know what to do next or they can’t get along with the other person because their aims are so different, we might now have lightworkers who recognize that they all perform different roles and that all roles are needed.

Some may see the way the total fleet (baseship and outreach ships) operates.  Some may see what the way forward is for them. Some will get that, without the total fleet operating as one, not much can be accomplished.

If we saw the need to organize ourselves in hubs and outreach, lightworkers could form a unit of basic design capable of delivering promising project work.

I believe that one could examine most organizations and see that they organize and orchestrate action to cause the hub and the outreach to work well together. They know that the success of the organization depends on it.

The successful teams are the ones who dance well together. The unsuccessful teams argue with each other and go their separate ways.  I’m in part speaking from my own invaluable experience of teams.

The meet-ups are the nascent hubs. In time outreach lightworkers will partner with the spiritual hub to form a symbiotic relationship.  This is “spiritual partnership” at the level of the group. I consider that the Nova Earth team has achieved this.

When the meet-up becomes a fully-functioning team of lightworkers building a world that works for everyone, its promise will have been been fulfilled.

(Concluded tomorrow.)

Footnotes

(1) See “The Mandelbrot Set” at http://www.math.utah.edu/~pa/math/mandelbrot/mandelbrot.html

http://goldenageofgaia.com/2014/11/11/lightworker-collaboration-in-the-game-of-workability-part-12/

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On Withholding and Transparency ~ Part 1/2 : Andrea Scully @ Golden Age of Gaia

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On Withholding and Transparency – Part 1/2

fearlessly authenticA conversation I had with a colleague recently brought up some interesting insights into the subject of dealing with core issues. I’ve been asked to share some of my personal experience with this here.

A core issue has been explained as whatever it is that we’re withholding, either from others and often-times from ourselves, which ‘we’d rather die than face’. We all have something like this.

I don’t believe there’s anyone who’s exempt from this sort of deep fear-based issue. We’re so diverse that I don’t pretend to know what the answer is for everyone. I can only share what my own personal thoughts are.

It’s my view that authenticity trumps everything. What’s real and what’s true in any given moment have the power to do this.

No matter what else is said and done, until one is coming from an authentic place, a true place, particularly when going into situations that are looking for solutions to problems, there’s no place to go with it.

It robs everyone concerned of the ability to know what’s going on, and it clouds all the issues at hand, so the result ends up being that what we’re conversing and brainstorming about is about what ‘isn’t’.

The sheer amount of energy it takes to withhold what’s true and authentic is immense. It’s like an never-ending stream of anxiety over whether the secret whatever-it-is will be found out, and over the threat of the imagined consequences of what would happen if everything were known to everyone.

It’s a miracle we don’t feel even more exhausted than we do, given that this is what most of us are doing all the time. We keep the core issue pressed into the unconscious realms, as any thought that approaches this territory is bringing up a feeling like we’re going to die.

Authenticity has immeasurable power in the life of the person who dares to cast aside whatever fears are there as ‘reasons’ for there to be less than honest, truthful and transparent in relations, and it has the greatest power in the lives of those in relation to the people concerned as well. It reveals how it really is from the very heart and soul in the living moment of now.

No matter what this moment reveals, everyone concerned can now stop squandering all the energy it takes to deal with what isn’t, and can now deal with what’s actually true in that moment. All of it.

It’s been suggested that I have balls of steel. No wonder my pocket is jingling. But the truth is something quite different. The difference is in the foundation that underlies the choices I make and the value I assign to those choices.

The conversation that happened to bring out these insights was centered around me listening to a dear friend tell me the reasons that there would need to be great care given to withholding sensitive information about oneself that could possibly serve as a reason for someone to latch onto and use it against you.

It’s reasoned that this is necessary in order to protect those close to oneself as well. The thought here is that too much transparency could jeopardize one’s ability to complete the mission one came to do, that this sort of exposure is a weakening factor, and therefore opens one up to attack over whatever the judgment is about one’s character, habits, or past.

As I listened, I completely understood this line of thought. I recognized it as a portion of my own thought patterns too.

Who hasn’t been attacked? Who hasn’t had their intent questioned or their past flung in their face? There’s a part of me that wishes to protect myself and my loved ones from the possibility of attack and from any discomfort whatsoever. I get it.

Only, as I listened, I also knew that if I were to agree that this line of thought was a true and valid way to proceed in my life, then as a person who came here on a ‘mission’, as so many of us have, I’m personally finished.

I might as well pack it in and leave the planet. My personal history is such that there’s sufficient ammunition to take out dozens of people, not just little ol’ me.

Therefore, unless I wish to forget my promise and my mission here, unless I wish to go ahead and die, then the choice is clear, at least for me. And it is a choice. In my case, the fact that it’s a choice is plain, though it may not be so for others.

Perhaps there are ‘reasons’ truly out there that make it ‘reason’able to choose withholding what is authentic and true as the only viable option, and which makes this option or choice a way which has some chance of building a world that works for everyone. However, it seems to me that this isn’t so, particularly for those of us who are positioning to take more public service roles in this planetary paradigm shift.lose the mask

We are all so used to being lied to, and to what we’ve been programmed to see as the necessities of dealing with a world where withholding is what we’ve had to do to get by. Take a look at any TV soap opera for an endless supply of story-lines with these ‘reasonable’ lies and withholds built into them. I think you get my point.

But even this skill we’ve learned for withholding (with the negative drama it always creates), is not enough to keep us, as beings, from knowing on some subtle level that this withholding is happening. It translates to the feeling that this isn’t going to work, and the worse part of it is that there’s no opportunity to even know why.

This is a large part of how we’ve learned to live in a world that doesn’t work for everyone. It’s as if we’re both hostage and terrorist all rolled into one. What we withhold is hostage. It’s the truth that needs to be set free and needs to be known in order to have a proper foundation in relations and in living. It’s the only way I know of to proceed from what is Real in this moment.
http://goldenageofgaia.com/2014/08/06/withholding-and-transparency-first-draft/
Continued in Part Two.

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Behind the scenes with Archangel Michael – Part 1/2 ~ Steve Beckow @ Golden age of Gaia

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Behind the Scenes with Archangel Michael – Part 1/2

Posted by Steve Beckow on August 3, 2014

Editor Kathleen and I have decided to take you behind the scenes with Archangel Michael, in a reading through Linda Dillon on Aug. 1, 2014.

Our relationship with AAM has always been characterized by frankness and informality.

We think it useful for you to see the candid discussions that transpire and the quality of the insights given, whether in our breakdowns or breakthroughs, as we puzzle our way through what is really happening in our transitioning world, with his assistance.

We also think it profoundly helpful to realize that everyone in difficulty right now is in that place to have their core issues rise to the surface to be released. Only with their release can we truly serve the Divine Mother.

We have his approval in posting this discussion.

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Archangel Michael: Greetings, I am Michael.

Kathleen and Steve: Greetings, Lord.

AAM: Welcome, welcome, welcome. And I come this day, not only as brother, as friend, as colleague but as Archangel of Peace, Warrior of Love, bringer of news. Why, dear hearts, I wear as many hats as you do.

Steve: And you play a harp at the same time!

AAM: No, but I can paint.

Steve: Yes, the sky! [Archangel Michael is the creator of the Aurora Borealis.]

AAM: Each in their own right. It is not that one aspect of yours or mine or any being’s [is more or less important] and I suggest to you that the ascended masters are extraordinarily busy these days, as are your star brothers and sisters. Each of us has many hats, many faces, many tasks, many missions.

Yes, it is all rolled into one called “service to the Mother,” and the anchoring of Love, and we know this is not a guessing game [guessing the intentions of the CoH towards the team]. It never has been. The clarity and the purity of your heart is known just as well as the frustration, the angst, the wisps of fear that come and go. So where do you wish to begin today?

S: Kathleenn?

Kathleen: Hello, Archangel Michael. It’s good to hear you.

AAM: It is good to be heard and it is good to hear you, sweet angel.

K: I would like to start by thanking you for our 501(c)(3) for the Hope Chest. [The Hope Chest finally received its certification from the IRS, which means that people can deduct their contributions. Karen will be discussing it later.]

AAM: You are welcome.

K: That’s very special and I also wanted to tell you, you are the best coach!

AAM: Well, thank you! No one has said that in quite a while. In fact I have heard a lot of human critique, shall we say, these days, particularly around the Peace Initiative so thank you, dear heart. It is not that archangels need or I guess require either thanks or acknowledgement but gratitude is always welcome.

K: I am very appreciative of all the wisdom you’ve passed along my way. I am always referring to the words you have spoken to me. I love you. Thank you very much.

AAM: You are welcome very much.

K: I would like to ask about the subscriptions [voluntary monthly donations] that are flowing into the Hope Chest. That was a wonderful idea. I thank you so much for that.

AAM: Now I speak with both of you. We have understood and felt much of the dismay, frustration, angst, concern, legitimate concern over ethics and integrity. [He explains in a minute what he’s referring to.]

Now it is also important that you have your 501(c)(3) so that it is anchored in a legality – which is rather humorous, is it not? It is the old form but nevertheless it gives you certain protections but there is a part of you that is simply reticent and when I say you, I do not actually mean you, Kathleen.

I mean you, Steve and you, [X] and some very significant others, who are not only reticent of continually asking for money but being seen to ask for money, as well as the internal feelings, legitimate, you cannot judge your feelings, at least I would hope you would not.

And we have had this discussion before.

You feel that you are standing with your hand out and while that has been very useful for people learning to give and to receive. That [balancing] has been the gift that has had very little to do with money.

The real gift [from readers] has been the acknowledgement of spiritual currency [self-worth] and the abundance in the truest meaning of the word. Yes, practical abundance as well.

Your life and what is happening upon Nova Earth is very dynamic and particularly fluid in this moment that you are experiencing as well as we are experiencing.

The idea of subscription is balance.

[The word “subscription” is being used here loosely, because it was the original notion that was discussed and the word has stuck. The distinction is not being made between voluntary monthly donations and obligatory subscriptions. I have said “no” to obligatory subscriptions for the blog and “no” to advertising on the blog, but I have not said “no” to voluntary monthly donations.]

It is the give and receive so you are simply moving on to the next level, if we can put it that way, of give and receive without an individual and yes, particularly you, dear Steve, feeling that you are putting your integrity on the line [by having to ask for donations repeatedly. This is an ongoing conversation]

And we will have the discussion, about, well, Michael, what about what you have said and what you have promised [that first Pre-NESARA and now Reval funds will be coming] and we will also have the discussion about what the humans have and have not done [to bring in the Reval]

But I suggest to you that the inspiration has been implanted in your hearts, in both of your hearts, has been a gift and a pointing of the way to an alternative way to generate money.

Now while we are speaking of this, it also means everybody who is involved, the givers, the receivers, the intermediaries are stepping up a notch … well actually it is a quantum leap … in terms of, not only how you perceive generosity and the act of gratitude but also your ability to create, in form, in this flexible inter-dimensional reality that you are occupying. I have said enough about that.

K: That was very helpful. Thank you.

AAM: Farewell, sweet angel.

K: Farewell.
[Further greetings and formalities deleted.]
Steve-at-Horseshoe-Bay-200x200Steve: If I were to ask you to comment and say what’s coming up [with the Reval], I worry that you’d say, “It’s right there. It’s on the table” and that just won’t do any more. It’s been on the table for two or three years. So I really don’t know what to do, Lord.

AAM: What is coming up is your worst fear.

S: Well, yes, freeze and die in the dark.

AAM: No, your worst fear is not dying.

S: What is it? Humiliation?

AAM: Humiliation and not completing what you feel and know is your mission.

S: Yes, that’s true.

AAM: And you feel, if that is the case, then you would certainly rather die. So the dying piece is neither here nor there. You know that I would lift you up very rapidly and take you home, joyously.

But what I know is you are not done and we are not done. So what is coming to the forefront is this desperation and this sense of fear that not only have you not complied with what we have promised [the Mother] but that you have not and cannot comply with what you have promised.

Can we let it go?

S: Yes, I suppose. But is that what this has all been about? [The two-three year conversation that “the money is right there.”]

AAM: Yes. [Said decisively.]

S: OK, so it’s all been to bring us to this point where our worst fears come out.

AAM: Just like you are seeing in the Middle East. The worst is on the surface.

S: OK.

AAM: Yes. And the idea is, if you cannot survive and feel like you can survive, then our platform [i.e., the blog] does not survive.

But the key issue here, my beloved brother, is not simply cold, hard cash. And it is true for you and it is true for several members of your team.

Can we create other platforms? Of course we can. But that is not the agreement between you and I. That is not the agreement we have with the Mother. So the fear within the fear is that you will let down the Mother.

And to you that is anathema. That is death. So what do I want you to do? What do I ask of you? You look at this and you are strong. I would not be having this conversation with you if I did not know the level of your strength.

And you say, yes, that is all well and good, Lord, but I am tired and I understand that. And the Mother is about a half an inch away from putting you on sabbatical.

But let us suggest, it can’t all ride on your shoulders. This is an issue, vasana, that you and the channel both share. So look at the fear and give it to me. Allow the subscriptions [voluntary monthly donations] to flow. Do not nay-say the subscriptions.

S: But when you say allow, is there an active component or just a passive component?

AAM: There is an active component as well. There is an active component in that, in your writings, you are explaining how this balance [between giving and receiving] can be created. But often, what you are writing about is your fear of failure.

S: I am? Is my writing about fear of failure? Is that what you’re saying?

AAM: It’s what you are about to be writing about.

S: [Laughter.] OK. Yes. Is it OK to refer [on the blog] to what you are saying right now? Is it OK to say that a lot of what’s happening right now is designed to bring our worst fears to the surface?

AAM: That is exactly the case because, if it does not come to the surface, it cannot be released. Your issue, [X’s] issue, [Y’s] issue is slightly different because it is her work with her will, which is stronger than iron and more fluid than light. So yes, the worst is on the table but it is on the table for clean-up.

S: OK. That does help.

(Continued in Part 2.)

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