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Originally posted by Emptiness Dancing
Originally posted by zbrain75
reply to post by Emptiness Dancing
Though some may dismiss Biblical concepts, I have not observed that much of it in this thread. I, for one, believe there is a great deal of core truth in the Bible and other religions. However, there are also many inaccuracies. So the question becomes what part is accurate and what part is not. It is a difficult question that I do not have the answer to and I would be surprised if you could get that kind of information from anyone on this site. Therefore I believe the most likely truths are those containing a positive message. Information in the Bible that contains messages that are negative, or create negative emotions such as fear, are most likely inaccurate. That is just my 2 cents.
i appreciate your reply zbrain75. I was beginning to wonder if there were going to be any comments on my post.
Perhaps not so much in this thread as in other like new age philosophy threads that have been appearing here but I have noticed a trend in some so I thought I would ask that question: why hold endearingly to admittedly inaccurate channeling and cast aside vehemently Biblical truths? Just my off handed observation.
I too have found many truths in many of the religions I have studied and your right, you have to filter through them.
I do however take into account cognitive dissonance when confronted with contradictory concepts. To rely on, as it's put in this thread, "what resonates," may open the door to one being deceived and accepting the concept that "fits" our current belief systems most comfortably as the "truth" because it positively resonates with our current beliefs. When in reality the new concept IS true, despite it's incongruity to current beliefs and may be the thread that unravels a long held false belief system. So I'm not sure a positive or negative litmus test would work any better than what "resonates."
There just seems to be a lot of ethereal metaphysical rhetoric in new age circles and threads that is being accepted as absolute "truth" of our collective reality when concerning human spirituality when perhaps it could be an invention of self deception, spiritual entity deception or an active imagination and outright delusion put forth as "TRUTH" because it cognitively "resonates."
In simpler terms, just because it resonates doesn't make it a collective truth for humanity . And, I cannot wrap my brain around something spiritually being true for one person and not for another when they both exist in the same dimension or plane by just labeling it distortion or a difference in path.
Sorry for my vain babblings as I think out loud - I don't mean to throw this thread off topic (though it's well off the rails already). Again I appreciate yours and any others insights.
To the ONE!
[edit on 19-1-2010 by Emptiness Dancing]
Originally posted by zbrain75
reply to post by On the Edge
I was raised in a church that taught me that only people who went to my church could go to Heaven. I am also aware that there are many churches that teach the same doctrine. Therefore, it is impossible to go to Heaven since you would have to be God (all present) to go to all those churches.
Our ego is what makes each of us want to be correct. Being correct is essential to the survival of our ego and we all have this urge to be correct. If you are correct and others are wrong, by your definition, they risk hell and you risk stopping or slowing the development of your soul by allowing others to dictate your beliefs.
One of the reasons I reject religion is because we are told that God loves us and gives us free will. When a person loves another, they are interested in their well being and do not ask for anything in return.
I agree that there may be spirits that try to mislead. I believe that spirits that try to mislead will put fear into people with threats like eternal damnation. I do not see these kinds of attempts at fear mongering being made by those you are considering to be following this "new age" philosophy.
I believe that somehow the universe seems to bring to reality what we believe so for you there may be the possibility of a heaven or hell. I am sure you are trying to do what you think is best for everyone and hope we all make the progress our creator intends.
Originally posted by sphinx551
Originally posted by Universal Light
f you have specific questions I would be happy to answer those.
1. Are most alien encounters spiritual and are not physical?
2. Do you know of any underwater alien bases on Earth?
3. Do you know of people living on the Moon and Mars?
4. Did you encounter Lion-like aliens that observe how humans interact with cats?
5. Are Grey Aliens and Reptilians dis-info (I heard someone mention this before)?
Originally posted by skeja
I just wanted to sa that i'm very interested in this topis and your teaching Universal. I have a cuple of questions but I'll start with this:
What about gnostic learning? The duality the less perfect Creator that has crated us? If I want to find more truth in details shoud I search these type of materials?
Hope I will have more opportunities to corespond with you.
Regards to all!
Sorry if my english isn't perfect but I'm not from the english speaking region and I'm triing my best.
Originally posted by Unity_99
reply to post by Universal Light
The crystals interested me, I just got some for the first time: clear quartz, amethyst, aquamarine and amber.
Now I've always wanted amethyst. I am also meditating frequently, and listening to whale and dophins sounds and have had to deal with some negatives and was attempting to use these for protection??? I really don't know what I am supposed to do, I cleansed them and placed on gaia, and now I visualiaze them as cleansed and see universal light flooding them, but... what do you really do with them?
How do you use them in meditations?
And sometimes forgiveness of the self is the most difficult. Thank you for your reply. We must realize that we are already perfect, divine and that our ultimate goal is to become one with the Creator.
Originally posted by 11118
reply to post by Klaatumagnum
True eradication of the wheel or inertia of that which many call Kharma is forgiveness. Forgiveness of the self and other selves.
Originally posted by purplemonkeydishwasher
Hi there, I hope I am not tired of being thanked for taking the time to answer these questions.. haha. Thanks for taking the time to read and respond to this.
A few short questions:
How does one's concept of 'fun' change in the fourth density? Are we able to communicate with the third density after the harvest?
How long does this new cycle last for?
And a more serious one:
I have always felt like an outsider, one with a much stronger connection to Truth, although I have not always walked in the light. I relate to the wanderer, although sometimes I wonder if it is merely my ego and lack of connection to the average person that stimulates such creativity. Lately I have asked the light to come into my life, and I believe I am experiencing some truly wonderful things, and new connections are being made on a daily basis, and the strength to carry on in pursuit of spiritual evolution. How can I go about discovering who I really am, in regard to why I am here on this planet. Am I an old soul, waiting patiently to move forward, or have I landed here temporarily to aide my friends and soulmates in times of strife?..dare I guess, simply, meditation? Heh.
Originally posted by appreciative_soul
reply to post by Universal Light
Hello. I am new to this site so forgive me if my questions have already been answered.
I came accross a discussion much like this one this past christmas day and spent the three days after reading all of the questions and answers. It was perfectly explained, in that thread, that the "Hidden Hand" was not going to give anyone the kind of opportunity they had given again. He also explained that the information givin was a one time thing. That was supposed to have occured in 2008 at some point. Now my question is what connection does this disscussion have with the one I came upon over the holiday? If there is one, then why is another opportunity being presented via a new channel? And if not, where did this come from and what gives you, Universal Light, the right to appoint yourself advocate to give the kind of information i have read so far in this thread?
i dont mean at all to disrespect you or your value, i am just simply trying to understand where you are coming from.
Originally posted by ShadowNinja
Michel Forgive me for what I did before but it was not of my own actions.
There are things in this world that play right or wrong and yes indeed some are lost. I at times think I am but then I realize I know so much already and it is great to know things. That some humans do not ever see or understand it is a privilege to know things.
Originally posted by SneuxCorten
I like these ideal you have UL but how can you be sure of yourself and that you are not just subconsciously pleasing yourself?
I am not skeptical in fact I am quite the opposite of such a feeling with this thread I just feel the need to ask.