Okay, so more and more people are speaking of the importance of aligning with the natural flow in life - to find greater harmony, fulfillment and at-one-ment with the divine. But there's an added complexity happening in the quantum field which I felt to bring attention to. Because if you're embarked on the spiritual path, it's sure to be affecting you. It's the realisation that at least two main - sometimes contrasting - flows are influencing your consciousness. Understanding and integrating these is going to be important to peace of mind. Because the interplay of the two, will likely affect every choice that you make...
Consensus Realities for Collective Learning
'The Flow' descends down from the source through the dimensions inside you. It speaks first through higher mind, landing as a spontaneous knowing - "this is the way to go now". Or else you'll have visions of future-landing-now, and get knowings of the educational purpose for how the moment is configuring. The moment is always there to teach you something about yourself and those around you (for this all to be functioning correctly, higher mind needs to be activated). So far so good.
However, as the flow descends through the dimensions, souls are drawn together for a mutual learning experience which invokes and involves collective karma. Karma draws the threads of the quantum soup together, so as to create a reality which souls can engage in, in order to confront and process this karma. This is where the complexity happens. The consensus reality ('consensus' at a soul level, which is frequently unconscious) creates a reality with form, encompassing judgments, which are intrinsic to the karma. Like for example, you may consume animals without consideration. Or likewise exploit the resources of mother earth without feeling the need to be compassionate for her. Or else people configure the environment to suit purely human needs. Such unconscious judgments arise from collective karma, and create a reality with all manner of rules, regulations and 'normal acceptability' (but often without conscious accountability).
Consider for example how 'alternative medicine' is being marginalised by the system because of the judgments society makes. Consider how the powers-that-be manipulate the climate or encourage genetic modification of prime foods, without labeling, and with stark consideration for the wider impact on the environment.
Becoming a Bridge between Worlds
All of these judgments, and countless more, shape first in the 4D field, which contains the karmic footprint humanity is working within. And this karmic footprint has a flow all of it's own. It's a harmonising flow that works to 'connect the dots' so to speak - to connect up the fragments of light wanting to emerge from this density. The light progressively emerges and reality realigns with the source, the higher flow, inviting all those within it, to join the movement. In each of the judgments, the soul is accepting a compromise, in order to build the reality and have the experience - albeit a distorted experience. What doses this mean in a practical sense?
It means that in any engagement - within families for example or with your work colleagues - each will be being influenced by two varying flows, depending on their degree of awakeness. If they're pretty asleep, they'll be reacting mainly to the lower flow, which has created this reality. If they're fairly awake, then they'll be receiving higher flow impulses to change the reality. The higher flow is constantly seeping into the lower one, and working to connect up with it, so as to transform it into a higher vibration - it's fuelling the current transition from 3D to 5D reality. It means you'll have to bridge between world's in just about everything that you do. Which is going to frequently feel like you're being pulled in two different and contrasting directions within the choices you make. It's going to feel very destabilising within, for quite some time, until this phenomenon is integrated. How do you integrate this destabilising experience?
You have to stand in the middle of the two realities - as the bridge between them. You have to keep feeling for the higher truth, but then expressing it in an as accessible way as possible. You're not compromising the higher truth that you feel (and observe being backed up by synchronicity), but you can always soften the way you express it - to make it less harsh for example, more understanding and bridging.
So in disagreements, it's always good to build bridges by first honouring the other's truth, no matter how distorted. Work to build a bridge by empathising with at least some aspect of what they're saying - even and especially when they're young and not yet emotionally mature. Begin by supporting and upholding their truth. I've found it's then much more likely they'll embrace aspects of your point of view. I call it building bridges.
You will likely feel pulled in two different and contrasting directions. It's often like two different worlds exist in different parts of your brain. Don't worry! You're not going crazy. If you let go of the need for any kind of outcome in these situations and just keep aligning with the rightness of truth that you can feel, then you'll become adept at dancing between the world's and blending the two different flows.
Dancing between the Realities
It also pays to be discerning with the truth that you express - when, where and how. Not everyone - in fact most - are not going to be in a place where they can understand the higher reality and flows that you're plugging into. Although the soul will yearn to be transparent (clarity and truthfulness are key qualities of the soul), nevertheless, it won't necessarily pay to blurt out the entire workings of the cosmos when it's homework time or your teenager is just off to the local rave!
So you've got to learn how to dance between the realities. Recognise the higher flow is always an educational opportunity - for integration of soul. This will embrace all those around you, even if they don't yet get it. You may even see the lessons they're supposed to get, but aren't yet ready to. Play your part, but be as gentle as possible - don't use a sledge hammer to crack the outer layer! In the lower flow, it will get more turgid - more regimented, according to the consensus karmic reality created. People will fall over, have challenging times and come a cropper in this reality. Nevertheless, we all only ever manifest the reflections we need, no matter how challenging.
So bless these distorted manifestations - these 'accidents' on the path - for they are excellent mirrors. And as people learn through them, more and more of the flow feeds in and connects up. And as it does, then the lower reality begins to shift more strongly and transform. In fact your very consciousness is acting as a channel to feed in transforming flow.
Unsung heroes everywhere!
Did I say it was easy? It is not. But know that you're not alone. You're never alone. Higher consciousness is all around you, supporting you. It won't always tell you exactly what to do however, because this is all about self-empowerment - self-realisation. But it will give plenty of reflections and clues on the way. Take heart, there are literally thousands of unsung heroes like you out there in the field, here to channel in the light. You may at times feel like you're alone and perhaps going a bit crazy. You're not! Stand firm, test you truth, be prepared to adapt and evolve. But nevertheless build trust in your truth. Trust in the bridge that you're becoming, even if many around you haven't got a clue what you're doing! Here you are, blending the higher flow into the lower one. A herculean task! I see you.
We often hear in Spiritual Circles about "the importance of speaking one's truth". Yet so often, I hear from people that when they do this, such as in family groups for example, others frequently resist; they still work to pigeon-hole you into the 'norm' - they still try to stick you in that labeled box that they're comfortable with. Short of completely walking away from the relationship, what choice are you left with? Personally I believe "speaking one's truth" is a misnomer and we would better be served by speaking more in terms of "expressing one's truth". What's the subtle difference and why's it so important?
Challenging the old 'norms'
I recall leaving a marriage which simply wasn't working. I'd gone through a massive spiritual expansion, and despite months of marriage guidance counseling, working to find common ground, my partner couldn't accept who I now was. She'd frequently project judgment at me and try to contain me in the old comfortable 'slippers'. Even after our marriage ended, I'd still experience massive projection on daily visits to see our kids.
Like many on the spiritual path, there was a strong compulsion to "speak my truth". Yes, I had changed; yes, that had affected the marriage, but it's vitally important that a person honours who they are at a soul level. Otherwise your True Self can't fully expand and grow.
Parents found it extremely challenging too. They'd known me a certain way. All of their conditioning desperately wanted to keep me in the old identity, suffocating me down into the old way of being. No matter how I tried to share, nothing seemed to work. I'd end up in repetitive conversations or arguments that would go nowhere. Worse still, I found myself inwardly constrained by the old identity.
- But then something changed...I watched the Matrix!
Changing the Narrative
There's a great scene at the end of the first film where Neo puts up his hand to incoming bullets and says "No!" Most importantly though, energetically, he expresses "No!" It caused me to remember a deeper aspect of my Cosmic Self: he was expressing what I know to be the "Spiritual Samurai". And most importantly, how you can influence the field - shift 3D reality - from that place. If you continue to engage in a relationship that simply won't acknowledge who you are and who you feel to be, if you keep trying to explain yourself, then in effect you are defending yourself. And by defending yourself, inadvertently you're honouring the attack - you're actually making it real by continuing to engage in those disempowering loops of behaviour that are resistant to change. It is these loops, that when activated, perpetuate the old existence, the old reality.
I remember receiving a barrage of judgment from a work colleague the day after watching the film. Something stopped me from responding verbally - a vision of Neo standing there caught me. Instead, internally, I put up an energetic hand... "No! I will not receive your judgement." I didn't feel aggressive. I wasn't about to go on the attack. I simply made a bold statement within my field. This feeling radiated through me, and out into the surrounding field; whereupon, realising he was making no headway, that his attack was having no effect, my colleague simply stopped.
What had changed was that no one was feeding his controlling behavioural loop. So it had nowhere to go. There was nothing bolstering it, and so it petered out.
Become as-nothing...Breakthrough...Become The One
On another occasion, in another situation, when the barrage simply wouldn't cease, instead I remembered a quote from an old book I had about the Shaolin Priests...
- "Become as nothing in the face of your enemies and they have nowhere to strike."
So this time, I saw the 'bullets' coming in, but instead, let them pass straight through. Something truly amazing happened. I recognised I'd been tight in the abdomen - unconscious in it. Now I could feel myself unwinding there, which felt blissful. With each attack, I felt increasingly blissed out, until my belly started to rumble and then chuckle. In the face of the attack, I was soon laughing. Pretty much immediately the attack ceased - the person was able to see how ludicrous they had become (it's an example of Breakthrough - a powerful way to unleash your Cosmic Self, which I've written about in this book...Breakthrough: divine revelations).
I imagine to some this might seem like it's lacking compassion. However, there was absolutely no negative intention in my response (in fact there was no intention at all), it simply arose directly, spontaneously and authentically from my soul. Of course true compassion has nothing to do with supporting emotionally distorted behaviour, but rather in some way, "calling the truth" on it. Because it is only the truth that can truly set someone free (and I'm not advocating that you necessarily take this particular approach if attacked, ie laughing in the face of it. You must seek the authentic response, whatever that might be). In this case, the unexpected response created a powerful mirror that caused the attacker to turn in on themselves and question their own behaviour. The attack unwound itself and in the bargain, offered the potential for the attacker to self-realise something of great value.
- This is what I call the Spiritual Samurai.
Traits of the Spiritual Samurai
In short the Spiritual Samurai does not speak about her actions, she simply acts. The action must come from the soul. It arises only as a last resort when there's no diplomatic way forwards. She does not fight or attack. He changes the 'goal posts' of an old reality by changing the situation decisively. She can speak a thousand words in pure silence. He does not have to defend himself. She does not need others to accept her truth. He doesn't need his truth to be seen or heard. She does not need others to respect or honour her; she respects herself. He can clearly and directly walk away...and not come back. She can decide NOT to answer that phone, text or email. He doesn't need to win over the mainstream of opinion. She just is.
Finding the Spiritual Samurai in you - your Cosmic Self
Maybe my writing touches the Spiritual Samurai in you? Maybe you can find the power to act differently next time you feel overwhelmingly judged? Remember, there is absolutely no attack with this energy - all attack comes from a place of weakness. It's simply about the requirement for self-determination and if the situation provides you no other freedom of choice, in terms of physical acceptability, you simply take the route of greatest inner empowerment.
This is the Spiritual Samurai.
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