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Figuring Out Source, the Universe, the Vortex, Our Emotional Guidance and Our Responsibility as Life's Co-Creators
I use terms interchangably like God, Goddess, Spirit, The Intelligence, and Source. All of these terms represent the Divine or the Supreme Creator. They are representative of where human life and life, period, originated and originates.
Co-creators of Life
We are not beings that were sent to this planet to be aimlessly manipulated. We were sent to this planet because we chose to come to this planet. We chose with our Source. This makes us co-creators rather than passive participants. It exonerrates us from being victims as well.
Spirituality and science have begun to dynamically converge within the framework of the human experience. Life is well ordered. Therefore, God/Goddess is not a mystery. He/She/It is, in a very real sense, an open book waiting to be discovered. I grew up in (and eventually left) the Christian faith. There was a Scripture that I still aspire to from that period in my life, "Seek ye first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness and ALL these things will be added unto you. (Matthew 6:33)"
Seeking God is not archaic in nature. It is focused spirituality. That is it. Each person's spirituality is unique. The Biblical interpretation of Matthew 6:33 is often fundamentalist in quality. It need not be. Walking with the Divine is simple. It can be a magickal ritual in the name of the Goddess or it can be a continuous dialogue in the form of prayer and meditation. Or it can be a trek down a wooded path while breathing in the smells, the air, seeing the sights and hearing the sounds.
I am now a practitioner of One Love. This means I believe all of life is a living organism/web. We are all intricately connected and affecting one another through our choices. Everyday science gets closer and closer to this. We frequently look around and often see negative perceptions. We fail to see the expansion of life because we focus on the negative-looking components around us. This molds us because then we create negative vibrations which emanate from us and through us, and a law that is called the Law of Attraction (like attracts like) matches our vibrations and brings us more of the same.
And yet, we have the option to see the silver lining---to find a glass half full rather than half empty always. Nevertheless, for some people, learning their way out of negative spaces is a time consuming, effort filled task. It is far from instant. Human beings as a whole need to recognize this. There have been horrific abuses on the planet toward some people. The damage reaped during such abuse does not stop easily for some people. Our sense of compassion must always be engaged in such processes.
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From my perspective, there is the Divine which is 100% sovereign over the happenings of life. There is nothing that happens outside the Divine's authority. However, spiritual laws were created by Source to enable total creativity and self-expansion to occur---to give all beings liberation, independence and interdependence. And to make human beings co-creators of their life. I believe there is life beyond the earth but I have no understanding of its existence or what drives it.
"Hermes Trismegistus the father of occult wisdom, the founder of modern Western astrology and the discoverer of alchemy defined seven sacred principles (laws) in his teachings:
- All is Mind; the Universe is Mental. This means we live inside the omnipresent Mind of the Creator and that our 'true' mind is an extension and creation of the Creator.
- As above, so below; as below, so above. Each plane of life (physical, mental, spiritual) operates by the same spiritual law.
- Nothing rests; everything moves; everything vibrates. This means everything on every plane is energy and it vibrates at a certain frequency. The varying planes of existence are only different in their vibrational rate of movement.
- Everything has duality, everything has poles, everything has its pair of opposites, like and unlike are the same, opposites are identical in nature but different in degree, extremes meet, all truths are but half-truths,all paradoxes may be reconciled. This means that every experience and choice is the same in truth. What appears to be opposite is actually the same but with different degrees of the same ingredients. Prosperity and poverty are not opposites. They are merely ends of the same pole, vibrating at different rates. Each situation in life has a pole, with extremes at each end and vibrational increments in between.
- Everything flows, out and in; everything has its tides; all things rise and fall; the pendulum swings manifest in everything; the measure of the swing to the right is the measure of the swing to the left; rhythm compensates.
- Everything has its cause and its effect; every effect has its cause; everything happens according to law; chance is but a law yet recognized; there are many planes of causation, but nothing escapes the law. This means that nothing happens by chance or accident.
- Gender is in everything; everything has its masculine and feminine principles, gender manifests on all planes. This means there is masculine and feminine energies in everything." (Doreen Virtue, Divine Magic)
The universe is classified as the entity that houses the physical realm. There is a spiritual and mental component to it. Some define this in terms of animistic philosophy/belief. I tend to believe it is a part of what I call the Body of Christ and the Christ Consciousness.
"The Vortex is the spinning, swirling place in the non-physical aspect of the universe that contains all of the amended requests, each and every detail of each and every asking, that emanates from a human being. The Vortex literally pulls in all things necessary to complete the requests it contains. All cooperative components are 'summoned' for the completition of the creations, for the answering of any questions and for the solutions to all problems. The Law of Attraction, the universal manager, responds to that Vortex through vibrational matching.
Cooperative Components are anything, including the person asking/requesting, that it takes to complete creations physical and non-physical." (Abraham-Hicks, The Vortex)
If components aren't cooperative, a person will feel out of alignment. Non-cooperation generates from mixed "messages" or unmatched vibrations. Non-cooperation can also be seen as non-clarity of purpose.
Ordered and ready to empower us as supreme co-creators
Life is not chaos. It can be in transition, but it never is permanently. However, that being said, life eternal is not under the constraints of time and space. Those are illusionary and created by man. That is why "time flies when you are having fun." It is relative. So, chaos can appear to be around for quite awhile. Sometimes if one realizes that chaos is an indicator of transition---change---it can assist the emotions in coping with chaos better. It produces a feeling of hope.
As we draw close to the living God/Goddess, we begin to realize the order of our lives and we can become empowered to shift our lives accordingly. Grace is commonplace with the Divine but as we move into the Age of Aquarius from the Age of Pisces the Divine is allowing us as people the chance to take a more active role in the creation process. Before this period, very few understood the principles of creation. Mystery schools were used to pass information from small group of people to small group of people. Consciousness was not highly developed and so the information had to remain heavily guarded so that people would not "shoot themselves in the foot."
Realizations from people like Esther and Jerry Hicks who tapped an entity in channel called Abraham, have launched the new awareness about the Vortex and how it works. This has made a huge impact on the world.
The Vortex collects our thoughts and desires and manifests them into form through the universal manager the Law of Attraction.
We as people have self-responsibility to align with our own desires vibrationally. We do this through the emotional guidance system. In other words, if it feels good, we are aligned. If it feels bad, we are not in alignment to that which we already put into the Vortex through our very emanating thoughts and spirit. If we are joyful, we produce what we literally desire/want. If we are in a negative state, we do not produce what we want/desire. If we don't produce what we want, we have contrast which helps us find the alignment that much quicker.
Now, it can feel slow and obtrusive at times; but, we can overcome these negative thoughts and feelings by creating a focus wheel. According to Abraham-Hicks, a focus wheel is a big circle with a small circle in the middle. In the middle circle, write what you do want. In the outside of the big circle, write what you don't want. Now feel your way into the shift toward vibrational alignment by juxtaposing the two writings and allowing your emotions to guide you to those good feeling thoughts as opposed to the thoughts outside the big circle. It is that simple.
Once you know the vibration to match, you can practice sustaining that vibration by utilizing the focus wheel whenever you do not feel good.
The bottom line is that we were created to feel good and feeling good makes positive manifestation pop like popcorn as opposed to the land of contrast where we are discovering the negative feelings and what we don't want.
By the way, the next thing to realize is that we were made to expand throughout eternity---not be safe, conservative, and stagnate ponds that literally are death. Therefore, contrast is currently necessary to maintain the expansion. Humanity is learning big lessons about expansion in relation to its physical and material realms at this time. Visualize a human being's respiratory exchange. Our breath must expand and contract. That is part of the inherent order of creation.
Words are indicators. Feelings are our guidance system.
Words indicate what we are thinking and they show how we are feeling. However, feelings are what we, ultimately, need to pay attention to. And this FEELS right to me. I like to feel joy and elation. Words---semantics---can cause my perfection issues to go full throttle. I track synchronicities down to the word so they are helpful indicators of where my mind is at; but, they can feel constricting if I pay too much attention to them and that is not a good feeling. Therefore, they can become counter productive to the process of creating what I do want. I like to exercise compassion to raise my vibration. It creates a state of grace for myself, and grace produced all that IS. I think that is more powerful than bean counting my verbage and my thoughts. It is more pleasant for me...across the board.
So doing what we love, gets us to our goal...inside the Vortex which allows our co-creation to be magnificent! This is what I most want to say to all my friends who love The Secret. Be in love with your life and the Vortex will help you become THE manifestor you want to be. Old wisdom in a new paradigm!!! Voila!
I am working on this, too. I have yet to get it in all aspects of my life but my spiritual life is prolific with positive results. anybody who knows me well knows that I get an inordinate amount of synchronicities that guide and direct me daily. The physical space is still a learning contrast for me; but when I get that, look out world!
The Emotional Guidance Scale
So, how do we get out of pain? Through focus wheels. The guidance scale is not necessarily about miraculous recoveries; though, it certainly can be. It is about getting our emotions focused toward vibrationally coming closer and closer to alignment with that which is already waiting and ready in the Vortex.
Moving up the emotional guidance scale in small increments is totally great! Becoming aware of your feelings will guide you to the place you ultimately want to be.
Practice mind yoga. Be compassionate to your conscious mind and the effects this mind servant has on your body---emotional and physical. Be loving to yourself and then to others. This formula will get you where you want to go. To accelerate the process, practice the focus wheels. This creates pleasant and love-filled experiences rather than the contrasting experiences that are, also, necessary to teach you what you don't want so you continue to expand into life.
However, know that it is totally your choice as to how long you stay in the contrast experience. Give your conscious mind and physical/emotional bodies a "path to joy" practice session as often as you can. This will give you empowerment over your life.
Source designed the universe to support you not make your life hell.
Learn how to do a focus wheel and then put it to use every chance you get. Make it a fun game. Know that each one you make empowers you in your creative manifestations. Feel more joy! Source is waiting for all of us to get on this bandwagon. Source wants us to know perfect, unconditional LOVE. Knowing love will bring you peace! Again, that is Source's organization for life overall and in general.