Posts categorized "Revolution"

Your function is not little; and it is only by finding your function and fulfilling it that you can escape from littleness.

The world would make you little, indeed. The vast majority are enslaved by mental conditioning that ultimately only enriches the few.

An entire economic and legal system is imposed upon us by force, only so that the few can amass great wealth with little effort. They think they are smarter than us, because they are willing to do deals that rob us and cause us great stress and suffering. We are are being farmed as a crop or livestock.

The only way out, we are told, is to become just like them...perpetuate this system and enjoy the rewards. This is littleness, and allegiance to this system is not the destiny of a son of God. We are called to invent, and put our faith in alternate systems—systems of love. We continue tomorrow and each day after that.

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Each moment, we are deciding between either the ego or spirit.

We did not make the ego, nor the fearful suffering that results from following its thought system. With great effort, the world has imposed upon us the ego and we have mastered this insane thought system.

We did not make spirit, nor did we invent the guiltlessness, freedom, peace and joy that flows from following its ways. With no effort, we are it, have been it, and will be the consciousness of spirit eternally.

The choice between the ego and spirit is the most fundamental decision any of us face, and we have free will to choose between the ego and spirit each moment. When we have properly learned what ego is and does, and then we compare it to what spirit is and does, the choice is as obvious as light from darkness and as love from fear. That is what we are doing here. We continue tomorrow and each day after that.

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The heavy chains that bind you are nothing, not real, and not there at all.

To feel burdened and unfree because of a life situation, a job, a relationship, or for any reason at all is to falsely perceive what is not there. It would be impossible for anyone to take away your perfect freedom if you did not first make an agreement that allowed them to do so.

Free will is a choice about whether to be free. This is a choice made by you and by you alone. Others may attempt to manipulate you – putting you in chains for their own perceived gain. But the decision to make the chains real is entirely up to you.

What prevents us from living freely? Only fear. We fear future consequence and we fear letting go of the familiar. Others have certainly conspired to make the fears real, but these thoughts and emotions can never be more real than we agree to make them.

Today, we look in truth and see that there are no chains. We are free, perfect, and complete – just as we have been since the day we were born. We continue tomorrow and each day after that.

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There is nothing to fear because truth cannot be threatened.

How can a person live in joy and peace when the world is filled with so much injustice and suffering? Shouldn’t we do something about it?

It is clear, the world is mad – filled not only with unconscious, angry, grumpy, attacking people, but also with brutal dictators, violent police and soldiers, greedy business people, corrupt politicians and worse.

It may seem to some that a person who exists in a state of consciousness is selfishly ignoring the real issues or failing to join the good fight. Nothing could be further from the truth.

To express outrage or to fight something is to make it seem real. Unconsciousness is the problem, but when you try to fight unconsciousness, you quickly become unconscious yourself. Ego knows how to suck you in. Respond to ego and you begin playing the ego game – you become part of the same thought system.

Truth does not need your defense because it cannot be threatened. You only need to speak it or embody it and that is enough. People can be enslaved, jailed or murdered and yet truth will not die. For thousands of years, brutal men have battled truth. Each time they do, the ultimate result is total failure. Nothing can threaten truth – not militaries, not spy agencies, not legal systems, not media nor presidential loudmouths. Gains in consciousness are never lost.

Despite the world’s attempts to pull us into insanity, today more people are conscious than ever before. We are beacons of love, forgiveness, tolerance, promoters of peace, artists, poets, and innovators. Almost everyone one knows at least one spiritually awakened person. There is a massive, collective shift away from the darkness of unconsciousness that has dominated the planet for thousands of years. Millions around the world have awakened.

If the human race is to survive on this planet, it will require a consciousness revolution – a mainstreaming of joy and peace. This cannot happen if we continue to pay attention to the voices of unconsciousness. Whatever you want the world to be, just live that way. You don’t need permission to get started. Just be the truth and effortlessly rise above. Here there is no conflict or debate. Try it and you will see. We continue tomorrow and each day after that.

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The only true revolution is a consciousness revolution.

A revolution that does not involve an escape from the ego is no revolution at all.

What about protests and uprisings? Exciting, a cause of great conflict, but activism only validates the legitimacy of centralized authority and does nothing to undo a system of egoic domination.

How about a violent overthrow? Terrifying, leaves a vacuum of power, and falls short of changing the way people think and behave.

Elections? You mean the ones run by a system of centralized authority designed to control and exploit you?

New technology? Possibly. Does it lead to the destruction of ego? Harmonious union? True abundance through creation being unleashed on a massive scale? Alignment with perfect love?

The world is insane. The wars, the exploitation, the destruction of the environment, the poverty, the general rudeness, aggression and ugliness that has become normal human interaction. Do you think any of this would change with a different party in power?

The cancer of the world is ego—a belief in separation, an identification with form which is manifested in attack. The consciousness revolution is the undoing of ego and the decentralization of a society based on the values of love.

We are currently stuck for one reason: we believe centralized authority has authority. Tomorrow we look, beyond fear, at a new social structure that is beginning to take form: decentralization.    

The consciousness revolution is the only revolution that will lead to instant, lasting, fundamental change. It isn’t something we need to fight for—only look for within. It is a silent, peaceful shift and we do not need permission. We continue tomorrow and each day after that.

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Alone we can do nothing. But together, our minds fuse into something whose power is far beyond the power of its separate parts. (A Course in Miracles)

You have free will. You can, therefore, choose to act as if you were alone. Nobody is going to stop you from creating the illusion of separation—an error that renders you powerless, miserable and vulnerable.

The light of love cannot penetrate a mind grasping at illusions of darkness. First, a crack must appear in the illusion—a single doubt about the nature of our essence, our truth, our identity—a simple realization that we are the same in all the ways that matter. The same = one.

We are one. Children. Parents. Friends. Brothers and sisters. Lovers. Life partners. Denial of our sameness, our oneness, is denial of your power.

You are not a single ray of light, separated from other rays. We, together, are the light. To know this is enough to instantly manifest perfect love, abundance, and total freedom. We continue tomorrow and each day after that.

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Unless you create, you are unfulfilled. (A Course in Miracles)

“The ego’s whole thought system blocks extension, and thus blocks your only function. It therefore blocks your joy, so that you perceive yourself as unfulfilled.”

Unfulfilled, now you are incorrectly instructed by the world that getting will fulfill you. You believe that happiness can be found in consumption. Buy. Have. Take.

For this, you must sacrifice a great deal: long hours at work or worse—borrow, beg or steal. In this state of sacrifice, you no longer have the possibility to create because you no longer have the time, energy, or inspiration. Thus, the sacrifice you have been told will save you becomes the reason for deep, persistent unfulfillment which is only relieved temporarily by the meaningless distraction of consumption.

From the ego, we cannot create. Instead, we merely make from a place that is uninspired, ugly, manipulative, calculative, and incapable of delivering much value. Everything of value lies within spirit. In spirit, we extend truth, beauty and love by creating. This is where you fulfill your purpose completely and find lasting peace and fulfillment.

We continue tomorrow and each day after that.

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If the human race is to survive, it will have to go on to the next phase. (Eckhart Tolle)

This is not about me and not about these words. Yet through these words, hopefully I am reminding you of a knowing that already exists within. In truth, there is no me and no you; rather, we are as one human soul with a perfectly shared understanding within the realm that matters. I am only reminding you about what you already know matters, and here there can be no disagreement.

If the human race is to survive, we need only remember what matters. At some level, we all know that our way of life is unsustainable, that we are on a crash course, and that at some point the collective ego will have caused so much destruction to the planet that the human race cannot survive.

So what are we supposed to do? We don’t have the power to overthrow the government, or even the arguments to convince our neighbors to change their minds. If it all feels outside your control, that’s because it is. The good news is that there is no true power in external form anyway. Power is, by definition, something you can control. The only realm you can control is within.

Yesterday we said that love is always the answer. If, today, we are asking a question, then let’s return to the answer. Love is what will save us. Love will save the human race and life on Earth.

A person who has fully-awakened to the love within can cause no harm. Here, there is no conflict, no greed, no hunger to acquire more, no need to take from another. In love, there is no miscreation of monstrosities—only creations that are useful, healthful, and beautiful. In love, there can be no lack, no brother or sister is left to suffer, no desire to cause harm to life, no problems.

One day we will look back on life before love as if it were only a terrible dream. Until then, we continue bringing the light of love tomorrow and each day after that.

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The only aspect of time that is eternal is now. (A Course in Miracles)

What the mind perceives as time is only the movement of matter in the eternal present moment. The Earth spins around once and we call that a day. It revolves around the sun once and we call that a year. All the while, form is unstable and constantly changing. Some changes are visible, others take place on a scale of smallness that we cannot perceive, and still others on a universal scale so large that we cannot comprehend. But all things change and this we perceive as time.

When we throw ourselves into time, the realm of the ego, we align with this constant change and turmoil. We sacrifice the eternal now only to become like any other form of matter—just stuff that is always striving, colliding, and waring over nothing. Here there is no truth because there is no permanence.

Men have seized power, conquered countries, and put up monuments only to be completely forgotten after this planet spins around the sun a few more times. If you are looking to the future or holding on to the past for meaning, you will never find it. In time, nothing can be gained, nothing is eternal, and there is nothing of value.

But when we awaken to the now, we align not with form but with spirit—which is non-matter (nothing). Our spirit is connected to the vast, unchanging empty space between the stars. This invisible spaciousness within us has no form and cannot be threatened because it cannot be changed. It is, always was, and always will be. This is “I am”—formless existence which cannot be seen, described, or measured in time. Spirit can only be perceived in eternity, which is the same thing as now.

Science, which is the study of matter, is useless here. Senses fail. Logic fails. But on a level beneath this, spirit is real indeed. It is love, it is feeling good, it is energy, it is inspiration, it is everything that matters. Live here, create here, and exist eternally in peace with God. Live in time and align with the dust.

“Eternity and peace are as closely related as time and war.” A Course in Miracles

This is all rather simple. We continue tomorrow and each day after that.

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