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Distractions

What is our compulsion with doing? I am sure you can relate. That feeling something must be done! Even if it’s trivial, esp. if it’s trivial! LOL. This underlying urge to create, to do, to be productive consumes us all. Why?

A Course in Miracles explains that its about distracting you from yourself, from the One thing we just cannot face! God. More specifically our separation from God, or the belief we are separate. The answer is simple, we are not separate, never have been, never will be. God is all there is.(period)

So why does this knowledge not help? I have been studying ACIM for 10yrs solid and working up to it for 5 yrs previous. What is my resistance all about? Why am I constantly sabotaging myself? Perhaps this fear runs deeper than I thought. In fact, this fear is totally subconscious and for each of us the sea runs to different depths.

I sit here doing an inventory of my distractions and realized it pretty much all is a distraction. The aquarium hobby, (hobby’s in general), the internet, entertainment – especially, and even eating, drinking, and sleeping. I dream when sleeping and this too is a distraction. My ego is hard at work; it never sleeps. The ego mind is our conscious mind, the part which will not under any circumstance look at the Truth. Not the personality ego, but the ego which defines identity. ACIM describes ego differently than mainstream psychology, FYI.

ACIM teaches we have two choices at all times. Ego (individual identity) or Holy Spirit (our pathway back to God, which we never left, i.e choosing Love [realizing love is all there is]). Every religion has taught this to some extent. We must choose the devil (D evil) or God (Good), wrong or right! This is where other religions depart from ACIM. I speak of duality – the two choices. ACIM points out there really is only One choice since God is all there is how could we choose any thing else? SO it’s not really a choice but a realization. ACIM does not teach Love, but instead teaches us to remove the blocks to our awareness of love. Love is all there is! To clarify I use several words as synonyms for God, mainly these 3, Love, Joy, & Peace. Light also has its uses, but not strictly in place of God. There is another teaching I follow called the Law of One – The Teachings of Ra. They speak of Love/Light and Light/Love, though this is a duality POV, it comes from a place of non-duality. Think time/space and space/time here, opposite yet supporting dimensions.  I digress once again.  Thinking is a distraction too!

I encourage those who are interested to explore ACIM and Law of One further. I will say, be prepared, it will take years to grasp these teachings fully. It is a fun and fulfilling path though. So without any further distraction I will sign off here, knowing that this very blog is a distraction! LOL

Sequoia Elisabeth

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Identity Trap

So you think you know who you are! Question this reality! Just how do you identify? Who are YOU? I know who I am! I am “I”. You are “you”. It’s as simple as that… or is it? What if there is no you or me and just us? We are One. So this means we are murders and rapists; saints and priest? NO. The dream of separation we call this world is just that, a dream. We have no body and there is no thing out there. Our mind projects all that we experience. The ego aspect believes it is separate from Source (God) and thus all the horrors (manifested guilt) this world appears to offer. Projection makes perception. The choice which presents itself is simple; are we ego or are we Source (God)? ACIM teaches, Ideas leave not their source, so I am just as God created me. Ego believes its own illusions, and it must. Yes, the choice remains to identify with Ego or with God. What you see tells you what you have chosen. So if you see God everywhere, this is your choice. If you see Ego (fear, separation, pain, etc.) then you have chosen this. You can choose again! In fact you must, choose over and over…

Here is a blog I really enjoy and feel explains this Identity conundrum quite well. https://www.voiceforgod.net/blogs/acim-blog/you-have-a-problem-of-identity-you-think-the-ego-is-your-self

Identity is a trap, a tree is not a tree, a baby does not exist but in the mind, death is a symbol of ego. Life (Love, God, Source, Infinite Intelligence) is eternal, unchanging, and all there really is. To truly identify with reality, one must let go of all “false gods”. Perhaps you remember the commandment to “put no other Gods before me”. This life here on Earth is an other God! To die is to repeat this illusion. Death supports the ego illusion. We don’t die, our identity does! So identify with Reality… God is all there is.

“The Son of God is my Identity – ACIM Lesson 252

1. My Self is holy beyond all the thoughts of holiness of which I now conceive. Its shimmering and perfect purity is far more brilliant than is any light that I have ever looked upon. Its love is limitless, with an intensity that holds all things within it, in the calm of quiet certainty. Its strength comes not from burning impulses which move the world, but from the boundless Love of God Himself. How far beyond this world my Self must be, and yet how near to me and close to God!

2. Father, You know my true Identity. Reveal It now to me who am Your Son, that I may waken to the truth in You, and know that Heaven is restored to me.”

Blessings on our Journey of Love!

Sequoia Elisabeth

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Give Up Defining Yourself

“Give up defining yourself ~ to yourself or to others. You won’t die. You will come to life. And don’t be concerned with how others define you. When they define you, they are limiting themselves, so it’s their problem. Whenever you interact with people, don’t be there primarily as a function or a role, but as the field of Conscious Presence. You can only lose something that you have, but you cannot lose something that you are.”  ~ Eckhart Tolle (A New Earth)

The Transitions Blog has been teaching this point from the very beginning and this is a good time to re-emphasize the relationship we have to identity.

 Steven 40Sequoia CDSequoia 2009Sequoia Sexy RedSequoiaElisabeth 25-Jan-12“We are all on a journey to discover who we are. In the process of thinking and doing, we see who we are not.  Along the way many personas emerge, and with each step you are closer to who you really are.  In the end we discover that there is really only one, and that is GOD.” (Unity in Gender Diversity)

Eckhart Tolle introduces an interesting concept which I had to really think about to comprehend what it means.  What I share here is open to interpretation as always.  What exactly is “the field of Conscious Presence”?  How does one be this?

At times we have all been connected to Source in such a way that we are aware of being aware.  It is a combination of being both a separate ego and a connected soul.  The feeling is one of knowing that you are not your body, or even your identity, but the consciousness that is aware that you are aware.

The reality is that God is all there is, and we are one individuation of this one infinite, omnipotent, omniscient, and omnipresent being.  Since we are made in the image of this being and the expressions are infinite it matters not what this expression is, there is no way for you to not be who you are, “you cannot lose something that you are”.

No matter how you change the exterior it is the inner core which holds the essence of who you are.  Sometimes we need to test this and so this is where the need to dress up, wear costumes, and present in various ways emerges.  We are simply expressing the infinite!  This is not to presume that gender identity is not real, for this is a life path chosen for the express purpose of testing reality.  I can assure you that the inner drive to transition is profound and unavoidable.  This goes for most any and all transitions, as sure as a rock falls when dropped.  The goal is to see this field of Conscious Presence that each person holds and understand that the package is simply that.  Love the person inside!

🙂 Sequoia Elisabeth

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Oneness Is The Key

The concept of Oneness is the key to a Love Based Economy, so I would like to revisit this concept, understanding, philosophy, life style, and/or way of being.  Oneness once fully understood and integrated totally shifts your experience of life itself.  It could be said that this is enlightenment, although once you understand Oneness you see that you already are enlightened.  This is the beauty of Oneness!   

Oneness is all inclusive and very simple in concept, but the reality in this ego world is that separation is struggling to maintain a hold on your life. This shows up in turmoil, conflict and loneliness. The only way to move beyond the illusion of separation is to embrace it and see it for what it is; an illusion. When something comes up that you recognize as separation, simply acknowledge it, see beyond it and then just leave separation behind as a concept. Ignore it, it has no power. Instead focus on the Truth. The Truth is that we are One, unified and whole being. We are Gaia!

Oneness is Unity expressed, it is love thy neighbor as thy love’s oneself, it is making decisions with the consideration of seven generations to come, it is knowing we are all made of ‘Starstuff’, and it is so much more. Oneness is the realization that everyone you meet is a part of Great Spirit, Universal Intelligence, or God, just like you are, and that you have that in common with everything as well as everyone you meet. Each person is individual and connected at the same time. 

What you give, you give to yourself, since we are all one. What you deny for another, you deny yourself. When you heal yourself, you heal the world! You are using the same mind as Albert Einstein, or Mother Theresa.   You are ONE with GOD, in a word you are GOD, expressing as the individual that you are. Each form or “thing” you see is unique onto itself. This means that no two snowflakes are the same and yet a snowflake is like all other snowflakes, but not identical. This goes for all other forms as well. This is why when you meet someone new they are unique and yet they are YOU.  The only constant in this universe is change, so embrace change and honor each form you meet. When life is lived from a place of Oneness we become aware of the bond that connects all of life. 

“What is arising now is not a new belief system, a new religion, spiritual ideology, or mythology. We are coming to the end not only of mythologies but also of ideologies and belief systems.  The change goes deeper than the content of your mind, deeper than your thoughts.  In fact, at the heart of the new consciousness lies the transcendence of thought, a newfound ability of rising above thought, of realizing a dimension within yourself that is infinitely more vast than thought.” Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth, Page 21-22

This dimension is the Oneness I speak of.  It is something that must be experienced to truly know what it is, but once that connection is made it is a part of you and cannot be lost.  By simply being aware of this Oneness you are shining light on the shadows and allowing yourself to move beyond thought.

In order for a Love Based Economy to work, each person needs to be aware of what Oneness is and how it relates to them and the rest of existence.  The good news is that this is exactly what is happening now all over the world!  People are awakening to Divine Oneness and embracing it. 

Nameste’  🙂 Sequoia Elisabeth

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The Law of Correspondence

The power in this Law of the Universe cannot be understated.  Once you understand this Law fully everything in your life will transform for the better.  It is not hard either, however it does take time to see this Law in action and therefore understand it fully.  The first step is to state this Second Universal Law and contemplate its meaning.

The Law of Correspondence: “As above, so below; as below, so above”. This Law tells us there is “harmony, agreement and correspondence” between the physical, mental and spiritual realms. There is no separation since everything in the Universe, including you, originates from the One Source. The same pattern is expressed on all planes of existence from the smallest electron to the largest star and vice versa. All is One. The Ancient Greek Temple of Apollo at Delphi was referring to this great Law of Correspondence in the inscription “Know thyself and thou shalt know all the mysteries of the gods and the Universe”. (Kotsos 2011)

We are One!  When you hear the statement God is all there is, this pretty much sums it up, but as simple as it is, it can be very difficult to conceptualize.  Stop what you are doing or thinking at this time and contemplate that “We are all One”.  This means that everything is connected and working together even though the opposite may appear sometimes.  In fact your opposite is a part of you too.  The significance of this is that what you see around, what is happening to you and what is happening inside you are all a part of YOU.  Each aspect of your being is connected, your thoughts, your body, and your spirit are always in communication and when your mind is open you can be aware of this fact. 

The Spirit has a larger view than the mental or physical aspects of your being so it is generally a good idea to be aware of the Spirit and follow its guidance.  Since we are all one this guidance in effect is God.  I have written about this many times before, so please understand that if God is all there is; then you are God, even if this is a small aspect of God.  As stated above the same pattern is expressed on all planes of existence.  A hologram is an image that reflects in 3D while containing the whole.  The One Source is reflected in all things at all levels.  When you start looking for patterns repeated on different levels it is amazing what reveals itself.  For instance, each cell in your body is alive, take the cell out of the body and it will continue living.  Within the cells are organs which are alive they are smaller patterns of the larger whole.  You are the larger whole.  Each person on earth makes up a collective human race like cells in the body of Gaia.  The solar system is made up of bodies called planets, and galaxies are made up of bodies called solar systems….

If you put a mirror in front of a mirror you see the pattern repeated as far as the eye can see.  This is what the holographic effect is.  This is what the One Source has done.  Everything in the Universe is a reflection of God.  So, the next time you get angry with your brother for taking something that belonged to you, ask yourself, if we are one, who really owns that something?  Is it really gone if we are all One?  When you give a present to your best friend, aren’t you giving that gift to yourself?  Since we are all One!  Maybe you can see the significance of this Universal Law, so now go out and test it, look for it and experience it.  Oneness is profound, almost beyond belief!! 

🙂 Sequoia Elisabeth

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