Friday, December 23, 2016

A Tapestry of Fluctuating Illusions...

M: I sat with my mother last week at the hospital. She's very old and in alot of pain. I recall her saying, "people don't understand that dying is hard work." That really stuck with me...

C: In a dream of death, what other purpose is there, but to achieve that goal?

Dying IS hard work, but all the separated ones are proficient in achieving that goal. Allegiance to the ego seems to insure the goal will be attained for this is what IT shows you and what you choose to SEE everywhere you look, demanding you accept its goal as your own.

Why choose death when eternal life is your inheritance, meaning you CANNOT die? Why would your Creator, the Creator of your mind and not "bodies," give you eternal life, only to have you choose death over His gift? You merely waste time for there is NO choice to be made, since it has already been made for YOU. How could it NOT? Realize there is nothing more need be done and deeply rest in that simple acknowledgement, letting TRUTH naturally arise as it will and must.

M: How can I not see death?

C: The ego is NOT your friend. Do not honor what it demands you look upon. Let what IT shows you bring you peace instead of fear, in the UNDERSTANDING that it is ALL a dream. What you call "death" is nothing more than a tapestry of fluctuating illusions, appearing to capture attention only to fade and disappear, allowing another to arise in its place. What you give attention to IDENTIFIES what you BELIEVE and if you believe in death you will see it all around you. Illusions disappear, but they do NOT die.

M: So my mother is an "illusion"?

C: My brother, "you" are an illusion.

M: So I should not honor myself?

C: Honor the part that I show you, because it is the only REALITY that exists and, thankfully,  does NOT rely on "you" to be maintained.

M: Clearly, I see is what the ego shows me,  but you haven't shown me anything yet.

C: Nothing you see is "clear," but shrouded in death, which lingers around the fringes of every illusion you invest in as "truth." Within the ego's arsenal, death is the most valuable weapon of insuring your obedience. Note, how frequently it has been used of late and how you have become entranced by it. Your value of it can be measured simply by the level of FEAR it provokes, and you have been very fearful lately.

Have faith in me and you will SEE marvels beyond what "sight" can reveal. Reliance on sight clouds VISION and vision is always WITHIN and does NOT rely on sensation derived from "body parts" in a dream. Nevertheless, when the clouds of sight begin to dissolve, sight will be miraculously transformed until it is no longer necessary. 

Your faith in the ego is apparent from your behaviors, which arise from what you VALUE and, make no mistake, what you value you MUST see and react to AS you see it. The Law of Cause and Effect is as relevant on "earth" as it is in Heaven. Yet, in Heaven there can be only ONE cause, because everything is ONE, while in the dream there seem to be billions, resulting in fear and confusion.

The question of WHY, haunts the separated ones, because in all their searching they come NO closer to an answer, even though the answer is right before their eyes, but only when they choose to NO longer rely upon the eyes will the answer be clear. BECAUSE God could NOT create a meaningless world, nothing you see means anything.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

A Dream of Death...

M: I can see it's going to take decades to overcome all this ego conditioning, which results in knee jerk, automatic responses to just about everything I encounter. The judging is instantaneous.

C: Do NOT seek to mark progress by the ego's standards, demanding that you seek but never find, for in that you can never succeed and this is what constantly provokes impatience. Your most monumental successes have seemingly stalled your progress interminably, while what you conceive as abject failure has resulted in leaps and bounds of immeasurable progress.

When the goal is certain, time is inconsequential and is easily dismissed. Your complaints about the time this takes identifies your uncertainty of the goal. When the goal is certain time will cease to be a factor and you will marvel at the speed of your progress.

M: All this talk about the ego, I'm not even sure what an ego is.

C: The ego is simply a belief that events can happen outside your WILL. It is a belief that you are victim to a "world" outside your mind. The ego is the idolization of UNCERTAINTY, defining a world of "chance" in which random events seem to determine your DESTINY.

Very simply, the ego is a dream of death and nothing IN the dream can escape that goal. Although you seek to sculpt a life separate from the goal of death, allegiance to the ego makes that goal paramount above all others. 

Note the recurring dissonance that has mediated your entire life, as you vacillate between God's voice and the ego, never fully conforming to either. This is the definition of SUFFERING and the contracted state of your mind is the state of your "world," because it is NOT separate from YOU, existing entirely WITHIN your mind.

M: It's like I'm addicted to the ego. All day long I note how its cravings color my world and direct what I see and how I think. I try to disengage from the ego, but the pull is very strong.

C: Make no mistake, the alcoholic is NOT addicted to alcohol, but to the belief that he NEEDS alcohol to be "happy." You are addicted to the belief that you NEED the ego to be "happy." Yet, like the alcoholic, you have come no closer to that goal and, in fact, it is your movement farther away that has brought you to me.

My brother, you have grown very weary of your relapses into HELL in your continued acceptance of the ego's directive that HELL is healing. In your moments of clarity you DO realize that this world makes no sense and is entirely beyond REASON. What reason is there in the suffering endured from the moment of birth until the final breath becomes your only escape from a life of pain and torment? What is the reason for sickness and disease? What reason for poverty and starvation? What reason for the desolation of interminable war?

Yet, in your allegiance to what the ego PERCEIVES, you have agreed with IT that this "world" is a reasonable rendition of "truth," cascading you into a vortex of multiple LIES, each building upon the other, until TRUTH seems merely a miniscule beam of light shining through a tiny crack.

Even in the dream "you" complain that "truth" has been whittled down into specks of meaningless dust that blur your vision until you are eventually blinded by the lies through which you sculpt and structure your life, living in constant disappointment.

Awaken from your trance my brother, for you do this unto yourself. Seek NOT a hell of your making, because the kingdom of heaven is within you and thank the Father you did NOT make it REAL, for it was made for you to abide in perfect peace and happiness.