True Self Sees Everyone as an Equal

August 12, 2008

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Now to the daily post.  Yesterday we talked about how and why false self creates attachments to people.  Today we look at how our true self relates to people.  Are you ready?  Let’s go!

 

True Self Does Not Attach to People

Our True Self has known since its creation that it did not need other individuals in order to simply exist.  It also knows that although help from other individuals is important, it does not need any particular individual for any help that it might require.

 

We all require occasional help to live our lives.  Also, we all help other individuals with their lives.  True self understands this and recognizes that attachments are not necessary.  True self knows that when we truly need help that any necessary help will be found.  True self does not need to attach itself to that help; it only needs to allow that assistance to happen.

 

False self is afraid to lose any help that might come its way.  Therefore it attaches to anyone who it thinks might help it.  Then it becomes afraid that the help might be withdrawn and attaches to the person perceived as providing help.  Frequently it will manipulate the perceived helper through blame, guilt, or shame.  The manipulation and the attachment spoil any possibility of a positive relationship.

 

True self knows we do not need to attach to anyone offering assistance.  We know that we can eventually resolve any situation, and that the appropriate assistance will always be available when we truly need it.  This inner strength and self confidence keep true self from needing attachments of any sort, especially to people.

 

True Self Treats Everyone as an Equal

Because true self has no fear of people and needs no attachments to them, we can treat each person we meet with the dignity and respect that they deserve.  True self looks at the true self in the people we meet during the course of a day. It knows that all individuals are children of the same Creator and are deserving of the same dignity and respect we want for ourselves.

 

True self does not look at and judge the false self which an individual is using for this lifetime.  True self always looks at and attempts to relate to the other true self that is operating the false self with which it is interacting physically.  As true self we do not allow the false self of another individual to cause us to lose our respect for their true self.

 

What we are describing here is the true meaning of treating everyone as an equal.  This is the way our true self relates to all other individuals.  This is how we want other individuals to relate to us, so we relate to them in the same manner.  Also, our true self does not care if the other individual does not return the same equality to us.

 

As true self we know that we cannot be diminished by any actual or perceived disrespect from someone else.  True self knows that we are doing just fine regardless of what anyone else thinks or feels about us.  Remember – it is the false self that cares about what others think about it.

 

True Self Knows That We Can Learn From Anyone

Do you remember back when we said that the purpose of existence is to learn and grow and then to share that learning and growth with each other?  Well, here is the link if you need a refresher.  Because our true self knows this, it also knows that it can learn from any other individual, no matter their level of advancement.

 

As true self we know that anyone we encounter during our day can teach us something, whether they know it or not.  True self knows that we have experience from which any individual we encounter might learn.

 

This is a very humbling realization.  We can all learn and grow from each other.  Therefore as true self we see all individuals as being equal.  We are merely attempting to learn from each other and help each other to grow.

 

This is the great engine that moves all of Creation forward.  All individuals treat each other with dignity and respect.  The primary purpose of each individual is to learn what they can and then share that learning with those around them.

 

The False Self Gets in the Way

As we have shown numerous times, false self is afraid of everything.  It does not like this idea of treating everyone as an equal.  It does not like the idea of being able to learn from anyone it encounters during the day.  After all, the false self  has to prove it is someone.  How can it do that when it has to accept that someone else might be right?

 

Any one who has read the writings on this site for awhile will recognize that we almost always come back to observing the false self behavior.  This is always the first step towards overcoming that behavior and learning to find our true happiness.  Today is no different.  Observe how our false self approaches other people during the course of your day.  Does it treat them as equals?  Does it think it can learn from them?

 

When we are observing this behavior we are being our true self.  True self knows that we must monitor our false self behavior so that we can train it to listen to true self.

 

True self wants to treat each individual with dignity and respect.  When we do this we are being our true self, not our false self.  True self knows that we exist to learn and share that learning.  When we are doing this we are being our true self.

 

The more we practice being our true self the more we gradually train our false self out of its fears and attachments.  As we learn to be our true self, the true happiness we seek comes closer.  There is no longer any room for the unhappiness that comes from our false self.

 

I keep imploring you to learn these methods of finding your true happiness.  Yes, it is a bit of work.  However it is important that we do the work.  I want nothing more than for each of you to find your true happiness much sooner that I found mine.

 

Until tomorrow –

 

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We work towards an identical goal.

 

 

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I Have Met the Enemy and It Is Me

July 28, 2008

Welcome Back
I trust everyone had a great weekend. Today’s post is inspired by an old cartoon strip character that was in many daily papers once upon a time. The cartoon was called Pogo and we believe that he was the one who said “We have met the enemy and it is us.” Hopefully our readers will correct us if we are mistaken.

This post is similar in theme to the post last Friday that dealt with the holes we encounter on our spiritual path. At that time we looked at the idea of cleaning up the messes that we create and eventually learning how to avoid making the messes in the first place.

This post will explore the idea that we create more problems for ourselves than anyone else can. As we realize this, we learn that we can also be our own best friend. It is only a matter of self acceptance.

As Crystal Children, Indigo Children, and Star Children we can be great examples when we accept ourselves and take full responsibility for our lives.

I Have Met the Enemy
A few years ago as we were starting to recognize that we were gradually learning to avoid holes. We had taken a little bit of time to reflect where we had been when we started on our path. We also attempted to accept our then current level of understanding and recognize that we had much more path to travel.

We had reached a temporary plateau from which we could look back at where we had started, what we had learned, and make a few plans about where we wanted to go next. As we looked back at our path we realized that we had created all of the problems that we had to eventually fix.

As we came to this realization we were once again struck by another blinding flash of insight. Because we had created these problems we were our own worst enemy. That is when we met the enemy.

No One Can Create More Obstacles Than We Can
So there we were, looking at our most recent brilliant thought. We said to ourselves, OK – what does this mean? As we explored the idea, we realized that we had gotten in our own way more frequently and in a manner far more detrimental than anyone else ever could.

In other words, if someone had deliberately tried to get in our way for the last twenty years, they could not have damaged us more than what we had already done to ourselves. This was an interesting thought, and deep down inside we knew that it was true. To use the idea from our last post, no one could have made us jump into all those holes even if they tried. We jumped into the holes because wanted to do so.

It Is Me
At first we were a bit embarrassed about the fact we had caused ourself so many problems. We dutifully administered ourself a few dope slaps. Once we finished with self recriminations we went back to thinking about this insight.

First, we realized how important this insight truly was. We saw that when we finally take responsibility for everything that happens in our life, then we are no longer allowing any external situation to affect us. Isn’t this what we talked about a few weeks ago when we were talking about finding our happiness by looking inside?

Next, we started to feel much more empowered about our life. We realized that by saying that no one had any power over us we were in fact taking control of our lives. We saw that we were beginning to determine how we really lived our life. We could no longer blame any external circumstance for anything.

We were in control. If something happened it was a result of a decision that we had made. If the result was not what we wanted, we looked at how we had made the decision. By reexamining the decision we altered our behavior and eventually learned how to achieve what we wanted in the first place.

Use This to Empower Yourself
At first blush the idea of “I have met the enemy and it is me” does not seem to be very empowering. Once we think it through we realize that what it can mean is that we have gotten to a point where we can take responsibility for everything that happens within our lives.

We realize that when we have a “problem” it is something that we have created. If we created it then we can fix it. Eventually we see that no one can cause us more problems than we cause for ourselves. We deal with that by taking responsibility for everything that happens in our lives.

Once we commit to being ultimately responsible for our lives we take away any power we have been giving to any external situation. We empower ourselves by realizing that we have the ability to completely determine our destiny.

It Takes Time
Did all this happen to us immediately? Of course not. This was a series of thoughts that spanned several months. As we gained each insight it helped to clarify the previous insight. Once we put all the thoughts together into one coherent concept it still took several years to gradually accept it and start to adjust our behavior.

We learned not to be in a hurry. As long as we keep taking small steps we keep making progress. Eventually we take enough small steps to learn how to take the bigger steps. We each make our progress in our own way. Do not compare yourself to anyone but yourself. As long as you see that you are making small steps, do not worry. Everything will work out in its own time.

That is all for today. See you tomorrow!

Until tomorrow –

 

Es kava turen hai

We work towards an identical goal.

 

 

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The Main Event vs. the Side Show

July 24, 2008

 

We have looked at a number of different ideas on this site in the past few weeks.  In general we have heard about illusions during the last two weeks.  What we are trying to do is to help our readers feel when they are being caught up in illusions and help them to find their way out of those illusions.

 

Today we will address something that has come out of an email conversation that we have had recently with someone who reads the daily posts on this site.  The subject is one that all Crystal Children, Indigo Children, and Star Children eventual contemplate.  As always, we have encountered this issue ourselves and would like to share our perspective.

 

This conversation began when our reader sent us a link to a site that discussed beings from various galaxies.  It went on to explain the characteristics of those who come from each galaxy.  The site also names some important individuals in this hierarchy of galaxies.

 

Here is our response to the reader:

 

The Conversation

“We have a few comments in regards to the site recommendation that you sent.  These comments are by no means intended personally towards you.  You have only brought to the surface a topic that we have thought about and dealt with in differing ways for many years.

 

“We all look at the night sky and see countless stars.  Anyone with any semblance of an open mind realizes that there must be people out there, and that we are not the only populated planet.

 

“We have had the good fortune to be taught some of the basics about the way things actually operate out there among all those stars.  Those teachings in some ways correlate with some of the “channeled” ideas that other people talk about.  Most of them diverge greatly from what is commonly accepted here as the way things operate on other planets.

 

“Consequently we do not usually talk about what we know because it requires such tremendous explanation and it challenges so many “beliefs” that it becomes an exercise in futility.  Nor do we go about attempting to correct those whose ideas do not agree with what we understand.  In the end it makes no real difference.

 

“Why does it not make any real difference?

 

“As we have observed our growth over the last thirty years we have recognized that there is a “main event” and a “side show”.  The main event is being committed to looking inside ourselves to find our answers.  Once we realize that our power, confidence, and happiness come from within, we realize that this is the main event.  Everything else becomes the side show.

 

“What is the side show?

 

“When we get caught up in spending a great deal of time in ideas like those on the site you recommended, we are distracting ourselves from our true source of answers, which is True Self.  Placing our focus on channeling, ESP, UFOs, telepathy, soul travel, etc. is getting caught up in the side show, and is therefore another illusion.

 

“This illusion is just another variation of looking for our answers from an external source.  Whenever we look for an answer other than from within we are allowing ourselves to get caught in that illusion.

 

“We look at a site like the one you recommended and imagine the tremendous amount of time that was needed to create the site.  Then we wonder how much closer the site’s author would be towards finding their true happiness if they had taken the same amount of time to concentrate on understanding themselves.

 

“This is not a condemnation of the site or the author.  We are attempting to illustrate how easy it is to get caught up in the illusion and think we are doing something that is beneficial to ourselves, which in fact, amounts to nothing more than a side show.  We say this from the experience of wasting many years on such side shows.

 

“Now let’s imagine what would happen if a group of these people from another planet did suddenly appear here to help us?  What do you think they would say to us?  Would they tell us to continue to pursue our illusions?

 

“They would attempt to explain to us that we were caught in a series of illusions.  And we, of course, would tell them that they don’t understand how this world works. We would tell them that they will have to believe in our illusions before we will allow them to help us.

 

“In a way, isn’t that the conversation that we are attempting to start on this site?  Why worry about help from outside until we have learned how to properly control and help ourselves?”

 

 

Our Confession

With a few minor edits that was our response.  We spent many years pursuing the illusions.  We are embarrassed to say how many years we happily amused ourselves with the side show before we discovered the main event.

 

All we are attempting to do with any of the things we publish on this site is to help others to learn from our mistakes.  The reason we exist is to learn and grow and then to share that learning and growth with each other.  If we can share some of what we have learned in a way that it helps someone else from making the same mistake that we did, then the effort will be worth the trouble.

 

Tomorrow

Because tomorrow is Friday we will be giving our usual thanks to those who are helping to make this site successful.

 

Also, we will be looking at how to avoid falling in the holes in the road as we travel on our path to spirituality.

 

Until tomorrow –

 

Es kava turen hai

We work towards an identical goal.

 

 

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What Is Spirituality?

July 23, 2008

 

This Week

We have thrown the term “spirituality” around a great deal in recent posts.  Today we will discuss what we mean by spirituality when we use the term on this site.  We have relegated illusion smashing to next week.  For the rest of this week we will be looking at some other subjects for discussion.

 

Current Usage

It is rather common these days to hear someone use the concepts of spirituality and religion interchangeably.  If we are spiritual we must be religious.  Consequently, if we are religious we must be spiritual.

 

To see the difference we will first discuss the concept of spirituality.

 

Spirituality Means to Live from Our Spirit

When we are learning to live a spiritual life we are learning to look inside of ourselves.  Inside of us we find our True Self or Spirit.  Some people also call this our soul.  Our spirit is the source of our happiness, self confidence, power, and guidance.  We discussed the aspect of looking inside for our happiness last week.

 

There are many authors, prophets, and great thinkers in general who have discussed the spirit at length.  We will not comment on those discussions here.  We will explain what we mean by spirit.

 

We each have a unique, indestructible, and everlasting part of ourselves.  This is what we call the spirit.  We have yet to discuss reincarnation at length on this site, but that conversation is coming soon.  Our spirit is the part of us that remembers what we have learned in all of our previous lifetimes.  It also remembers what we have learned in all of our nonphysical learning experiences.  In short it is the repository for all of our knowledge, wisdom, and experience.

 

When we enter a physical lifetime on this planet we are trained to forget any direct connection with that wisdom and experience.  We mentioned this when we talked about why the Crystal Children, the Indigo Children, and the Star Children forgot why they came here. 

 

We are trained to forget about our True Self (spirit).  We have a vague notion that something is not quite right.  We know that there should be more to us, but we cannot seem to find what it is.  Eventually many of us start a journey to discover our spirituality.

 

As we have discussed on this site, that journey is fraught with illusions.  Most of the people around us are caught up in illusions and cannot seem to admit that they are.  They exert pressures of guilt, shame, blame, etc. in an attempt to keep us from pursuing our journey.

 

Spirituality is About What Is Inside

As we begin our journey we usually have a number of misconceptions about what our spirituality is and what it will do for us once we find it.  One of the most common misconceptions is that we can become more spiritual by doing certain things.

 

Let’s make a list.  We can become more spiritual by:

 

Eating proper food

Doing yoga

Breathing properly

Being nice to people

Belonging to a particular group of people

Sleeping properly

Being more healthy

Learning about ESP, UFOs, crystals, etc.

 

What do all these things have in common?  These are all attempting to find spirituality by pursuing an external means.  If we are looking for our spirituality inside, how will eating the proper food help us?  Our spirit is not in our stomachs.  Through yoga we might learn to calm and quiet our minds, but without the proper understanding of how to use that mind we will not find our spirituality.

 

Finding our True Self is frequently a long and slow process.  It can take a bit of time to learn how to train our minds to see through the illusions that keep us from our goal.  It is far more easy to do the external things because that way we can prove that we are becoming more spiritual.

 

I have been a vegan for twenty years.  I must be more spiritual than I was when I still ate meat.  Maybe you are and maybe you are not more spiritual now.  If you want to be a vegan please do so.  Just don’t think that it will make you more spiritual.

 

I belong to this wonderful group of spiritual people.  I must be more spiritual now.  How do you know?  What makes these people more spiritual?  Why does belonging make you more spiritual?

 

Spirituality comes from living in harmony with our spirit (True Self).  That is inside of us.  Period.  The end.  Full stop.  ‘Nuff said.

 

Being Spiritual vs. Being Religious

As we have said so many times today, spirituality is about what is inside, not something we do about the outside.

 

With very few exceptions, religions are a bunch of outside rules, commandments, dogmas, etc. that tell us how to pursue our spirituality.  Religions (and other ideologies) concentrate on the rules of achieving our spirituality.  If we do not follow the rules then we are not spiritual.

 

As we have stated on this site, the reason that we exist is to learn and grow and to share that learning and growth with those around us.  The only rule is that we do not interfere with the free will of another individual because that keeps them from learning and growing in the manner that they choose.

 

Once we accept that there are external rules that can govern our internal spirituality we cease being spiritual.  When a religion tells us that its rules are more important than our pursuit of our spirituality it is telling us that their rules (which are external to our spirit) should control our spirit.  They are also taking away our free will.

 

This applies to any other ideology or methodology.  If someone tells you that they have a set of external rules that will help you find your spirituality then you must run, not walk to the nearest exit.  All that person wants to do is to control you.

 

Our spirit cannot be controlled by any external rules.

 

That is all for today.

Until tomorrow –

 

Es kava turen hai

We work towards an identical goal.

 

 

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Illusions – Review of What We Learned This Week

July 18, 2008

 

Thankful Friday

On Fridays we express our thanks to those around us who are making this site popular and successful.  Today we start with extending our thanks to those of us who have subscribed to the daily email feed.  If we are not meeting your hopes for us please drop us a line and tell us how we can improve.  Click on the SUBSCRIBE link if you would like to receive the daily posting in you email.

 

Next we would like to thank all of you who have sent us email this week.  Your suggestions and comments are always welcome.  As they used to say before there was email “Keep those cards and letters coming.”

 

And as always, we extend our thanks to WordPress.  They provide this site free to the creators and the readers.  Thanks WordPress!

 

Today

Our original intention was to smash another illusion today.  We have had our hammers out all week smashing away at illusions.  We will put the hammers down today.  Let’s put our thinking caps on and we will review what we have covered this week.

 

Next Week

We will look at a few other illusions next week.  Later in the week we will hear about a few other topics that are of importance to our audience.

 

Put your hammers down and put on your thinking caps!  It’s time for today’s post!

 

Reviewing Illusions – Why we Exist

We started this week explaining to the Crystal Children, Indigo Children, and Star Children that we really can know why we exist.  There is an illusion on this planet that postulates that we cannot know why we exist.

 

This illusion keeps us from being able to find our true purpose in life.  There have been many individuals in the history of this planet that have manipulated others based on this illusion.  By learning to see through this illusion we begin to take back our sense of purpose and learn to see how to live our lives much more effectively.

 

The reason why we exist is to learn and grow.  As we learn and grow we share that learning and growth with each other.  The only rule is that we do not interfere with the free will of another individual because that keeps them from being able to learn and grow in the manner that they choose.  Life is really that simple.

 

Once we accept that we can know why we exist we can make the best choices for our lives.  As we make the choices to be constantly learning we advance ourselves.  As we help those whom we can help we put those lessons into practice.  Isn’t that a much more simple way to live?

 

Reviewing Illusions – Happiness

On this planet there are many illusions regarding how to find happiness.  This week we looked at three different variations of the same illusion.  We all have gotten caught up in the illusion of finding our happiness through external circumstances.

 

The first variation we heard about was the way we look to external situations for happiness.  We hope a situation will change so that we will be happier.  Sometimes we make an external situation change and hope to find happiness in the new situation.

 

We all know of someone who moved to a new dwelling or even a new city in hopes of finding happiness.  They found that they were just as unhappy.  Why?  Because they brought themselves along.  They did not understand that they were the source of their own unhappiness.

 

The next variation that we looked at was how we equate external objects and possessions to happiness.  One of the most common of the externals we seek for happiness is money.  We have all heard the old saying “money can’t buy you happiness.”  We all agree with the saying but we still continue seeking happiness from the money or what the money can buy.

 

We need to get ourselves to the point of recognizing that any time we are seeking happiness through objects or possessions we are making ourselves unhappy.  When we let an object bring us happiness we understand that the loss of the object will make us unhappy.  Shouldn’t there be a better way?

 

The final variation dealt with the feeling that when we look to other people to provide our happiness we once again are making ourselves unhappy.  We give our power away when we decide that our happiness is based on whether or not a specific individual or group of individuals likes us.

 

We give those people total power over whether or not we are happy.  When are we going to learn not to allow other people so much power over us?

 

Seeing Through the Illusions

As with so many of the things that we will be discussing on this site, we begin seeing through these illusions by observing our behavior.  Actually, we first must accept that our happiness does come from within.  When we do not accept that concept then the only thing that we can do is to learn to like being unhappy.  As long as we are looking for happiness externally we will never find it.  If that is what you want to do, go ahead.  Just accept that you will always be unhappy.

 

Now, back to observing our behavior.  We start by observing when we think that an external situation will make us happy.  Many times this is a relatively simple and innocuous statement.  “I sure will be glad when the weekend gets here.”  That seems to be a reasonable statement.

 

When we look at it more closely we are really saying that we are unhappy now because it is not the weekend.  It is also saying that when the weekend is over we are going to be unhappy again.  Don’t we deserve to be happy all the time?  By changing our thinking we can be happy all the time.

 

Another way to start to see through this illusion is to once again observe our thoughts.  This time we are watching for when we are unhappy.

 

When we notice that we are unhappy we ask ourselves why we are unhappy.  Then we wait for the answer.  We always get an answer.  However, many times we do not like the answer we get.  We usually discard the answers that we do not like.

 

That is fine.  Eventually we get an answer that we like.  We take that answer and use it as best we can to discover why we are not happy at that moment.  That unhappiness will always come from some external situation.  We then train ourselves not to give our happiness away to that situation.

 

We are describing a technique that can be used in all situations of unhappiness.  The more we use it the better we get at finding our true happiness.  Gradually we learn to not discard the answers that we do not like.  We learn that the answers we do not like hold the fastest and most direct way to our true happiness.  When we practice this technique we cannot help but gradually increase our true happiness.

 

Have a Great Weekend!

Well – that is plenty for one week.  We hope that everyone has a great weekend.  Keep those hammers at hand!  We will smash some more illusions on Monday and Tuesday next week.

 

 

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Breaking the Illusions – We Can’t Know Why We Exist

July 14, 2008


Welcome Back

We hope everybody had a great and safe weekend.  We have a lot of things planned for the blog this week, so let’s dig right in with our post for Monday, July 14, 2008.

 

Review

So far in this blog we have spent a month discussing why the Crystal, Indigo, and Star Children are on this planet at this time.  We have looked at the differences between the crystals, indigos, and the stars.  We described their mission here of helping the planet understand and get through the disruptions of the coming planetary rebalancing.  We also looked at how people on other planets anticipate and work with their planets as they rebalance.  Finally we spent all of last week giving some indications of how the rebalancing will manifest.

 

We are finished with those subjects for now.  Comments and discussions are welcome, but we are not planning any new posts relating to those ideas for awhile.

 

This Week

The largest challenge that the Crystal Children, Indigo Children, and Star Children face on this planet is to learn to break through the illusions.  We all know there are things that are very improper in the way this planet functions.  The trick is to understand the illusions that are causing the problems and start to learn to see through them.  This week we will start to do just that.  This might even go into next week.

 

Are you ready for today’s post?  Grab your hammer and let’s start smashing illusions!

 

The Illusion – “We Can’t Know Why We Exist”

It seems that the best place to start is with the illusion that we cannot understand why we exist.  If we do not understand why we exist how can we start to take control of and direct our lives?

 

For all of recorded history philosophers, religious figures, and scholars have attempted to answer the question “Why do we exist?”  I am sure everyone reading this has asked themselves the same thing.  Don’t you think everyone else who has ever lived on the planet has also asked themselves the same question?

 

Over time and for a variety of reasons different people have postulated different answers to this question.  Most of the time those answers were, to one degree or another, self serving.  There were so many answers and those answers were so nebulous that there has never really been any consensus regarding the question of why we exist.  Also, by the physical methods to which we cling so strongly, there is no proof of any of these answers.

 

The Adverse Affect of the Illusion

There are many adverse affects of this illusion.  We will discuss a few of them here.

 

First, when we do not know why we exist, how can we have any true confidence in the choices we make in our lives?  In other words, by not seeing the purpose of our lives how can we know if we are doing the things that will align with our purpose.  This is one of the places our confidence begins to ebb and fear moves in to replace that confidence.

 

Second, by accepting the idea that we cannot know why we exist and losing our confidence, we become much easier to manipulate.  Deep down inside we know there must be a purpose to our life but without any confidence, or worse, with all of our confidence replaced by fear, we follow anyone who can convince us that they know why we exist.  In the end we wind up doing what they want us to do with our lives, not what we want do with it.

 

Third, we do not have a way to guide ourselves through the other illusions.  In thirty years of learning to break this illusion, your humble author has learned that by breaking through this illusion we can use the same technique to see through many of the other major illusions.

 

How to Start to See Through the Illusion

In order to break through this illusion we must first accept that it is possible to know why we exist.  This will be a stretch for some people.  Many of us are convinced that we cannot know why we exist.  Most likely, those who think in this manner will not be open to the possibility that we can know why we exist.  Others of us want to know this answer very badly because somewhere inside we know that there must be an answer.

 

The answer is:

 

We exist to learn and grow; as we learn and grow we share that learning and growth with each other.

 

That is all there is to it.  Life is really that simple.

 

There is only one rule that accompanies this:

 

We do not interfere with the free will of another individual.  When we interfere with an individual’s free will then we keep them from learning and growing in the manner that they choose.

 

That is all there is to life.  Honestly.  The rest is complicated only because we want it to be complicated.

 

It is so simple, but, on this planet, it sounds so strange to many people.  Why should life be any more complicated than those few simple words and concepts?

 

Use This as a Compass

We have used this simple and crystal clear concept to guide our spiritual and personal growth for almost thirty years now.  We are not attached to it.  If someone can show us a simpler way to live, we will gladly accept that example.  As of yet no one has shown us a more simple way to live.

 

When we attempt to clarify and illuminate many of the New Age concepts, we always use this idea.  When we are faced with a situation where we are deciding which politician to support, we choose the one that to the best of our understanding is helping to improve the ways people can work together more effectively.  We always choose for situations where people are either improving themselves or helping each other.

 

We have used this simple but extremely powerful idea to see through countless illusions and help make innumerable decisions.  After doing this for thirty years we are much more happy.  We are also much more in the moment.

 

Hopefully this idea will help you as well.  Please post any questions or comments you may have.

 

Don’t let your hammer get too far away.  We will be back tomorrow to smash more illusions.

 

 

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