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Loving the new album by The Killers, Imploding the Mirage

The brand new album by The Killers called Imploding the Mirage is a supercharged dose of spiritual inspiration. The lyrics are fresh and meaningful, the sounds innovative, the songs just beautiful.

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A sudden hunger for beauty will arise when the darkness of the world has been fully exposed, triumphantly defeated, and the Great Awakening has come to pass.

For a long time, our awareness has been directed toward ugliness. Listen to the new music, watch the cinema, explore modern art, do some channel surfing, check out Netflix or YouTube. You will notice that essentially all the content made over these past many years draws our attention only to ugliness. Now at the end of this dark era, our instinctive need for beauty is so tragically unfulfilled that we forget to search for it and have almost lost the ability to recognize it.

Of course, overwhelming beauty still exists, and it is everywhere. But most of the time we are not in a state to care. We are blinded by so many concepts, obsessed with our supposed problems, flooded with such crudeness and messages of fear, by images of darkness and violent error—that when true beauty does arise externally, we feel too lousy inside to truly embrace it from that place deep inside and beyond the mind. When we are not in a good place inside, beauty has no power.

The dark forces of the world have hidden beautiful art inside museums, flooded the airwaves with profane ego projection, and have perpetuated concepts that pull our attention away from the present moment—the only dimension where beauty can be recognized—and drawn that attention toward a racing mind of past, future, and all the insane thoughts and fictional concepts that go along with it.

Yet very soon, after the full extent of the darkness has been exposed, humanity will once again look to the horizon and remember what life is. The agents of darkness and ugliness will fade into obsolescence, and the world will be led by those who are most gifted at drawing our attention to beauty—which is, and has always been, truth and reality. The great hunger to come alive will be fulfilled. We continue tomorrow and each day after that.

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Nothing you do or think or wish or make is necessary to establish your worth. (A Course in Miracles)

Everything about the world is built around a different assumption—that our worth must be earned. After we agree that our worth has been taken away, we then spend our lives driven mad by a nagging need to reclaim it.

From this one belief, our lives become a story, a game, a show, a war. We lie, we deceive, we attack, we show off, we use people—all to show that we are more important, worth more, successful. Ironically, these behaviors render us useless to other people.

Some get so carried away with this game of establishing worth that they are “above” cooking meals for themselves, cleaning their own homes, grooming their own bodies, or expressing their own original thoughts and perspectives. No, to become an “amazing person”, everything must be outsourced to someone lesser. Meals are ordered, help is hired, legs are waxed, feet are pedicured, and opinions come only from the corporate media. Doing or thinking anything yourself is seen as too common and unsophisticated—somehow diminishing your worth.

But what are you worth in this state? If you are so superior that you cannot do these things for yourself, how will you be capable of doing anything for others? Will a partner want to stay with you when you are unwilling to make him or her a sandwich, unwilling to clean the kitchen, unwilling to do a favor for fear of undermining your perceived worth? In this state, you are taking rather than giving and parenthood is out of the question.

This game of gaining worth is all about seeking approval from others. But others will never give you what you seek because they are playing the same game. Within this twisted thought system, to approve of or admire someone else would diminish a person’s worth. Nobody you know is willing to go there.

You can sacrifice so much, accomplish even more than anyone wants to hear, and in the end you will never feel worthy. You will compare your real self, your actual life situation, your real relationship, your actual bank account to the lies everyone else is projecting about these very things. You will never feel as though you have arrived. There will always be one more achievement, always one more problem that must be overcome, and you will never get there because there is this one assumption about establishing worth—which has become the foundation of your life—and it is utterly and exactly wrong.

According to A Course in Miracles, “Your worth is established by God.” You are perfect from birth and are exactly as you are meant to be. Your worth is not earned; rather, it is so absolute that it cannot be destroyed. You are life manifested, and you are divine—a spirit that is eternal beyond threat.

When you know your real value, your life is enjoyed very differently. You learn because you are interested. You create because that is what inspired minds do. You try things, you experience your wildest fantasies, you know people deeply and are unafraid (nobody can diminish you). You are self-sufficient. Beyond this, you take care of and serve everyone with joy.

Your worth need not be established; rather, it needs to be celebrated. Everything is already okay. Be here, now. Enjoy this moment. There is no destination. We continue tomorrow and each day after that.

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You who fear salvation are choosing death. (A Course in Miracles)

There is no magic in salvation and it requires no ritual. It is not a onetime event from which there is no going back. Because it is a state in which you are absent of fear, salvation is indeed nothing to fear.

Salvation—or true spiritual awakening / enlightenment / awareness of consciousness—is a state of existence in which a person has overcome the problem of ego. An ego is a mind that believes it is separate from the rest of reality, that you are only a body and mind, that your thoughts are supreme, and that life is about being right, better, and your purpose is to win.

Ego is a thought system—or endless thinking game—in which players move between 6 roles: judge, prosecutor, defender, jailer, oppressor, and victim (Read “Games Ego Plays”). It is a cynical mind driven by fear and acting through attack. Ego is a parasite that controls you, but it is not you. It is what makes you sometimes get mad and say crazy things.

To choose ego is to choose death by aligning with a body that will perish as you cling to an impermanent world of illusion. All matter—physical form—is always changing. There is nothing stable. It is a dance of illusion.

Salvation happens when we stop believing thoughts. When we become the observer of them. When we notice the insanity of fear and recognize the full knowledge and truth of love. When we identify as the force of life, itself. When we value all that is invisible / imperceptible / not matter / not “stuff”—love, feeling good, inspiration, joy, bliss, truth, beauty. When we recognize that God is the same thing as love, the same thing as life, the same thing as consciousness—and all the words, the details, and the confusion merge into a oneness and clarity.

Salvation is a choice we make each moment—a decision to die to the world and align with the source. It is a step beyond faith, to knowing. It is a decision to kill / escape / laugh at any insane thoughts that we observe. It is a decision to place the mind in service to the thought system and energy of love—which naturally heals the body and ends your problems.

In salvation, there is nothing to fear. You are always free to go back. The thing is: when you experience the awakened state, you won’t want to. We continue tomorrow and each day after that.      

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The way isn't hard, but it is very different

Throughout my life, I have quietly watched a world where suffering and crisis is the normal way of life. Where people are physically in pain, made obese victims of corporate junk food advertisements, made confused by the narratives of TV and films, and have become detached from nature and common sense through a school system designed to domesticate rather than educate.

I have been made to feel alone as I silently listened to all the trivial, meaningless conversations and debates about nothing in a world where inspiration and beauty is crushed in friendship, family, and relationships. A world where “love” is understood as an abusive arrangement filled with expectations, threats, blame, argument, and shame.

I have survived world where jobs deplete and then dispose of us, where the news media lies about everything and covers the rest up, where big pharma offers the “help” of harmful drugs that only numb us and make us sicker, where churches ask us to sacrifice more but offer little help with salvation, where every aspect of society has been controlled by those whose intentions are to use us up rather than to nurture us.

I saw it, I rejected it, and I tried to find my own way. But the ways of my ego were no solution. Absent of any real wisdom, my brief moments of pleasure only caused so much suffering and crisis.

The purpose of suffering in our lives is to reveal errors of any path other than spiritual awakening. There are many different words and ways of explaining spiritual awakening, but when we decide that it is real, when we learn about the eternally true principles, and when we put it into practice fully, then the suffering and crisis of the world ends.

You do reach a state of ongoing joy, filled with beauty and pleasure, absent of pain, suffering, and crisis. You become the energy of love—within you, flowing from you, and filling your mind with its true thought system. You create so much value for others that your life is filled with abundance. You experience perfect health in life, and you embrace the eventual death of the body without fear.

It is possible to experience a life without fear, without ego, without confusion, without drama, without suffering, without problems—all of which is an unreal creation of an unhealed mind. The way isn’t hard, but it is very different. We continue tomorrow and each day after that.

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What we believe about illness becomes our experience with illness

There have long been religious and spiritual traditions that reject modern medicine. From the perspective of those who are unaware of true spiritual faith, “faith healing” seems misguided, dangerous, and absurd. Non-believers imagine countless people needlessly suffering and dying by naively depriving themselves of medical care. I get it. That was my opinion prior to my spiritual awakening.

Though I am not religious, the Christian Scientists, Religious Scientists, Amish, and likely many other churches share my belief in faith healing. A Course in Miracles teaches that illness is caused by an unhealed mind—that it is impossible to get sick if you are in a state of right-mindedness. Spiritual teachers like Wayne Dyer and Deepak Chopra also cover this in depth, as does Eckhart Tolle. I would go as far as to say that a person who is truly spiritually awakened (otherwise called atonement, salvation, etc.) understands and accepts the non-conventional, higher truth about illness.

While religions may put it in different terms, the idea is basically that illness is caused by ego. To spiritual awaken is to undo the harmful effects of ego, such as fear, panic, stress, and drama—all of which continuously weaken the immune system and divert vital energy away from the maintenance of perfect health and healing. To place genuine faith—even beyond “faith” to what might be called “knowing”—in God or Love is to overcome the ego and undo this fundamental problem with the functioning of the body.

Like most people, I used to get sick every month or two. I believed that I was powerless against germs and infection. Because we believed it, my family and I experience illness as our reality. Then around 6-7 years ago, I came to understand this relationship between ego and illness. Since then, illness has no longer been real in my life.

On a few occasions, I did start to feel a scratchy throat. I then immediately recognize that, in fact, I had been stressing more than usual—that I had slipped from my awakened state and was suffering from some egoic thoughts. On those few occasions when this did happen, I spent the day meditating many times. In each case, the illness was then reversed, and I was literally healed within one day.

I have not been to a doctor for 20 years and do not take any medication because I do not trust the corporate healthcare system. I do not believe that putting toxic substances into your body is the path toward healing. If it works for some, it is because they believe it works. They can do as they please. I, on the other hand, am not afraid of germs or illness in any form. It is purely a matter of spiritual faith that has been proven as reality.

The truth is, anyone who places full faith in this message—beyond any doubt—experiences the same reality as I have with respect to illness. Furthermore, this is a foundation of religious and spiritual freedom.

Any attempt by the state, media, or anyone to universally impose a “healthcare system-based reality” upon us is a direct attack on our spiritual and religious faith. It is fundamentally wrong to mandate masks or vaccines. It is an authoritarian, tyrannical attempt to force those who know the truth about God to publicly deny what we know. We resist because spiritual truth is primary. Any censorship against this message, or any punishment at all, is just as bigoted and wrong as racism.

Imagine how misguided it is—this attempt to brutally impose an untrue thought system upon a minority who knows better and does not believe in it. I would invite any honest, scientific-minded person to study people like me. What you will find is that the truth is self-evident: what we believe about illness becomes our experience with illness.

People often argue, “But Coronavirus is real. I had it and I have never been sicker. It was terrible.” To that, I say yes, of course. This is what you believe. When I believed as you, I also experienced illness the same way. Like millions of people across religious and spiritual traditions, I now know the truth about illness. I would like to please ask that you respect us even though we are different from you. It is a question of decency, tolerance, and basic human rights.  

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What are the basic elements of a perfect sexual relationship?

Sex is divine. Most people feel an irresistible urge for perfect sex. When we get sex right, nothing in life is more enjoyable. But such great power must be approached with respect and handled with wisdom. Otherwise, sex has the power to destroy.

When the following 3 conditions are met in your sexual relationships, then nobody gets hurt, no damage is done, and the relationship is as healthy and beneficial as it is enjoyable. Sex is good, right, and healthy when:

There is open and honest communication:

Too often, seduction involves deception. Maybe there is an implicit promise of forever—or at least of an ongoing monogamous relationship—when that is not the real intention of one or both parties. Others settle for a less than perfect sex life because they are afraid to talk about their likes, dislikes, or expectations in an attempt to please a partner.

The simple rule here is: whatever is on your mind, whatever you want, whatever you feel, you both need to share it. Open and honest communication requires a relationship based upon patience and acceptance—involving no judgement or attack. If you miss the mark of perfect honesty or perfect acceptance of the other person’s honesty, you can apologize, talk about the error, and try again.

It is important to mention that the openness and honestly does not only extent to the two people in the sexual relationship. Honesty also must extend to anyone else in your lives who may be legitimately impacted. Non-monogamy can work, but only if there is perfect honesty and openness in all your intimate relationships.  

There is compatibility:

If there is no physical attraction both ways—no genuine excitement or mild obsession when you think about or look at a person—there is no point to forming a sexual relationship at all. Furthermore, your likes and preferences should be compatible in bed and even with respect to your life situation. If there is no fit, accept the situation, move on, and allow the relationship to be whatever it is (or is not).

The relationship is loving:

Your job is not to judge whether the other person is loving; rather, for you to be loving in everything you feel, say, and do. We are talking about your relationship with a person who is willing to share everything with you, to bare themselves completely, to experience the ultimate vulnerability that can be shared between two people. Whether or not you both intend to stay together forever, such a relationship must be approached with the thought system and value system of love.

Perhaps no word is more misunderstood in this world than “love”. Perfect love is not something you get from another person. It is found within as you learn to love yourself. As you begin to discover love’s forgiveness, acceptance, patience, peace, and bliss, you are naturally more capable of extending it to others. As you do, you find that your relationships are wonderful, and nobody gets hurt.

Perfect love unlocks the other two elements. Without love, perfect honesty is impossible because it is often nasty. No one wants your judgements, manipulations, or attacks. Without love, there can also be no compatibility because you are not offering anything desirable.

When we stray from these three perfect conditions, the sex isn’t as good and there are negative consequences that are more severe than any pleasure we get from the sex. But if you can truly put these principles into practice, and even gently show your partners how to do the same, you can enjoy an ongoing sex life that is better than your wildest fantasies.

Agree? Disagree? Leave a comment. We continue tomorrow and each day after that.

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Those who use nastiness, force, or attack to control your behavior must never be allowed to succeed in doing so

Have you noticed that society has become thoroughly nasty and violent? Probably since you were too young to remember, your behavior has been controlled by those who use attack against you. Of course you have tried your best to avoid being scolded, punished, or criticized. The sense of shame that comes along with it is a terrible feeling, isn’t it?

Most people will do anything to avoid nastiness, punishment, and attack—and this avoidance is exactly how we are controlled. The thought system of attack is used everywhere and all the time. Parents harshly criticize and punish, friends tease and mock, neighbors give dirty looks, and spouses and lovers play the never-ending and very ugly game of who is right and who is guilty. Then we turn on the TV and are threatened by the news. The government threatens violent punishments to implement arbitrary and ridiculous laws that we never agreed to. Even the very presence of the police and military represent a violent threat in an unjust, violent society.

Now, the new normal is a demand that we submit utterly and completely to insane, draconian rules—to cover our faces, to shut up about it or have our free speech taken away or worse. Attack is now far more common than decency or kindness. It has overtaken our lives and has imprisoned us.

The good news is that attack is a prison with no walls, constructed entirely of our own fears and perceptions. The reality of attack requires your judgment that it is real, that it is indeed to be feared, and that you are a guilty, wrong, disease-carrying sinner. The good news is that you, not the attackers, have the power to decide the reality of what you are.

You can decide to withdraw all attention from attack. Wherever it is used against you, you can ignore it and follow your heart. The peaceful, loving, and innocent are not the wrong doers. You are not a problem; rather, those who use attack are ill, they inflict great harm, and they need correction. They are miserable, live in a hell of their own creation, and attempt to trap you in it. But it is not your hell. You are free. You are life. You are truth. The hell of attack does not need to touch or control you.

The story of the resurrection of Jesus Christ is the story of overcoming persecution. This is exactly what I am speaking of here. You might enjoy meditating on it this Easter. We can undo the shackles of nastiness, violence, and punishment only when we stop letting it control us. Be you. Do what you know is right. Speak the truth. Do not ever let the attacks against you stop you. We continue tomorrow and each day after that.

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How to live mask-free and sane in a crazy world (April 2nd, 2021 | Abscondo Podcast #102)

If you are against lock-downs and against mandatory masks, today's podcast will better prepare you to cope with the challenges and overcome the common obstacles.

I'm proud to say that YouTube banned the video, but you can listen on Bitchute

Or listen to the mp3 version of the podcast here:

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You can also download the Abscondo Podcasts wherever you normally listen to podcasts.

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To undo the disastrous effects of tyranny, we need only awaken to being and recondition the mind to love

Tyranny: we have protested it, we have tried to ignore it, complained about it, and simply spoke the truth about it. Still nothing changes.

But there is something we have not tried yet: a Consciousness Revolution / Great Awakening. It is the only true and lasting revolution because it is the only loving one. If the problem is a system based on lies and fear, then the solution is a movement based on truth and love.

The only problem in this world is ego. To doubt this is to believe in the system. All centralized institutions are egoic in their functioning. To engage with them is to engage in ego. The battle cannot be fought on this level.

Each person who awakens becomes a revolutionary with all the power. We will not be manipulated because we are not fearful. Lies will not work because anything that is not true is easily ignored. We do not react to threat and intimidation because we are still and calm. We will ignore the institutions because we know what they are.

Truth and love emerge, the cycles of misery, depression, and addiction is broken. Triviality and meaningless consumption decreases.

Freedom is decentralized. Authority comes from within. The solutions come from us—but only when we escape our egos and ignore ego anywhere and everywhere it exists. Only our light can change the world—not through doing; rather, through being. Spread the word. Teach. We continue tomorrow and each day after that.

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