(1) Realize that you are spirit.
You are not your body. You are
spirit. When your body dies, you will not die. You will move into the
higher vibrations of spirit to assess your life experiences, what you
have learned in them, and what your spirit needs and desires for further
learning. The strongest desire of your spirit is to grow in awareness
and understanding. Embrace
life in all its "ups" and "downs", for your spirit rejoices in the opportunity
to learn through all of life's experiences.
(2) Become sensitive to all
Without spirit, life cannot
be. All living organisms have with them a level of spirit intelligence
that can be "tuned into" mentally. Listen with your intuitive mind.
Spirit communicates through thought, so when you ask to receive, listen
to your thoughts.
While form is not spirit, do
honor the forms of spirit for they are the creations of The Creator that
house spirit. As all humans - even vegetarians - survive through the
death of other living organisms, see death as part of the cycle of life,
but be humane in your treatment of the life forms that sustain your own.
Spirit does not die, but does feel the pain and suffering of the form it
is in. When you must be the agent of death, suffering or pain, do so
with honor and respect.
(3) Accept the greatness of
You are a part of The Creator
that is The Source of all Creation. Be wary of the thoughts you think
and the words you speak, for within you is the spiritual essence that
gives what you say and what you think the power to create your
the beliefs you hold as well as the opinions held by those who raised
you and those who have influenced you. When your mind was young and
even today, when it is unguarded (like when you are reading, making
social conversation, or watching films), you do not always think to
counteract the opinions of others. The opinions of those who raised
you and those who influence you because you admire them OR fear them
are often "absorbed" by the subconscious as "subconscious programs"
you are not even aware you have. Such programs are part of the "automatic
programming" that affects the emotions and drives the behavior that
affects your life.
Make it a habit to erase from
your mind the conscious and subconscious thoughts that resist or restrain
your greatness. Some of these negative thoughts you may know. Others
are those you suspect you have or could have. Because this process requires
a state of highly focused concentration, find a quiet place where you
will not be disturbed. State aloud the negative thought or the belief
you want to make sure is not part of your subconscious "programming".
Then say aloud, "This may be true for some, it is not true for me. I
erase this thought from my mind now and replace it with (state the positive
thought you wish to put in its place)."
Take a deep breath and close
your eyes. Let your eyes float gently up as high as is comfortable and
take another deep breath. Now focus your eyes beneath your lids on a
spot in the lower middle of your forehead. Now think or state aloud,
"Open to the programming center of my mind".
the blackness you see in your mind is the "blackboard" of your mind.
Imagine this "blackboard" is the place you go to direct the programming
level of your subconscious mind. Now imagine that written on this "blackboard"
is the negative thought or belief you choose not to have. (If you don't
see this, just imagine it is there. It works just the same.) Now imagine
you are "erasing" this thought from the "blackboard" of your mind with
big eraser. Actually moving your eyes side to side (without moving your
head) as you erase this thought is very effective. If you like, lift
up your hand and move it as though you are erasing the board while following
the shadow of your moving hand with your eyes (keeping your head still).
Now, imagine you are writing
the positive thought you chose to replace the negative on the blackboard
of your mind. When you are done, raise your eyes up and down (while
keeping the head still) and say the positive thought aloud, followed
by, "This is my truth."
you wish to hasten this process, keep a list of all the negative beliefs
you think you might have "picked up" in your past. As you "erase" each
one from the "blackboard" of your mind, cross it off your list. Never
do more than one at a "sitting" as this is not effective when you are
doing this process yourself. If a hypnotist is doing this "erasing"
for you, several can be done at one time.
(4) Connect with your spirit.
The greater whole of your
spirit is not part of your physical being and is not affected by your
brain, your body, your beliefs, or your emotions. This part holds the
knowledge of your spirit and remains connected always to the higher
levels of spirit and to the Creator. This part uses its knowledge, as
well as the knowledge to which it has access, to guide you in the
experiences necessary for the growth of your awareness and understanding
and to protect you from that which you do not need to meet. Many call
this part The Higher Self, but there are many names that are used as
well. Among these are: Spiritual Self. Over-Soul. Atman. Guardian Angel.
By whatever name you choose to call it, call on its guidance and counsel
Connect with this part in
daily meditation. Sit quietly where you will not be interrupted. Choose
silence or a background sound that does not invite the attention of your
mind and soothes, rather than excites, your body. If you have a question
to ask this spiritual part of yourself, ask your question aloud before
beginning the meditation as this is helpful in focusing the attention of
your spiritual self on your question.
Close your eyes. Breathe
deeply. Let your eyes float gently upwards beneath your lids as high as
is comfortable for you. Think to yourself you how long you wish to be in
this state of meditation, then focus your eyes (beneath the lids) on the
middle of your forehead, on the point some call the "window" or the
"gateway" of the mind and others call the "third eye" or "psychic
Imagine you are moving through
this point into the "light" (meaning the higher vibrations) of spirit.
With each breath, go deeper. Do not be afraid to lose consciousness. You
are not asleep. You are moving into and connecting with the inner,
higher levels of spirit. When you once again regain consciousness (which
will happen in the time you requested), you may be aware of having
received your answer. If you are not, be patient. The answer is there.
It will come to you in the manner and at the time you are most open to
Know this, the answers you
receive are the truth of your spirit for your present level of awareness
and understanding. They may not be truth for others. Be prepared, for as
you grow in consciousness, your truths will grow also.
This daily connection with
your spirit is important, even when you do not have questions to ask,
for it lifts your vibrations, expands your consciousness, and makes it
easier to cope with the daily challenges of the state of physical
(5) Listen to your
Learn to discern the "voices"
of your thoughts, for it is through thought that your spirit speaks to
The quiet "voice" within is
the communication from your spiritual self. This "voice" does not
direct, coerce, or "fix" you or your life. It offers only awareness,
knowledge, and guidance for the best use of your physical, mental,
emotional, and spiritual energies.
Nor does your spiritual self
argue with the louder "voices" of the ego, false beliefs, and emotions
of yourself and others. It speaks to you in the silence of quiet
contemplation, solitude, and meditation. It does not inflame the
emotions. It seeks to lift the mind to greater awareness and
Should the louder "voices"
refuse to be quieted in times of meditation, give yourself a time to
listen to them. Don't censor these "voices", listen to them and address
their concerns. If you are unable to resolve these concerns yourself,
seek professional counseling.
Often, "stuck" emotions from
events in the past can be released by writing about the past events.
(If you don't want to write about them, speak them into a recorder.)
Write what happened, write how you felt, and "let" each of your "stuck"
emotions (like anger, fear, guilt, shame) write how they feel about
those events now. Don't be shocked by what your emotional self
writes. Remember, these emotions are still "stuck" in the past, even
though you have moved forward, and they have had years in which to gather
more energy. Help your emotions to find resolution. Talk to yourself.
Say, "I can see why I felt as I did and reacted as I did, but I’d
do it differently now." Then write how you’d handle that situation
with the greater knowledge you have now. If you can't seem to
get your emotional self "unstuck", or you become anxious, depressed
or irritated by this process, seek professional therapy to help your
emotional self resolve the events of your past.
Respect the spiritual guidance
of others and honor the spiritual guidance others receive, but do not
follow them slavishly. Seek always the truth of your own higher
Protect yourself from the
emotional thoughts of others. Surround yourself with Light (meaning the
higher vibrations of higher spirit) daily.
Do not be overly focused on
spirit guides or angels for they come and go as your spiritual self bids
them and they shall change as your needs change. The one constant source
of guidance in your spiritual odyssey is your spiritual self. Trust in
it and its connection to the highest levels of spiritual
(6) Ask to be of
Your spirit is here for
personal reasons. It is also here to serve the greater good for all
spirit. Many call this service to the greater good a "calling". Other’s
call it their "purpose" or their "mission". Ask daily to serve the
greater good and your spiritual self will guide you to your "calling",
"mission", and "purpose". You will know you are on the right path by
your growing sense of a deep inner joy.
(7) Lighten-up daily.
At least once a day (more is
better), pause to bring Spiritual Light into your life. You can do this
wherever you are by simply closing your eyes for a moment. Let your
eyes float gently upwards, as high as is comfortable, and focus your
mind on the thought of Light coming in through the top of your head.
Imagine this Light flowing to your "third eye". (Or "psychic eye" or
"mind’s eye", or if you prefer, the "window" or "gateway" of your
Now imagine this Light flows
from your "third eye" to the Earth. Imagine the Light spreading around
the Earth and filling it and all of its organisms from the atmosphere
down to the magma with Light. Or imagine a beam of Light going into and
through the Earth. Imagine it coming out the other side, shooting out
into space, faster even than the speed of Light. Imagine the faster and
the father it flows outward, the more the Light beam in the Earth
spreads outward to the magma, the surface, the organisms and the
atmosphere of Earth. Mentally imagine Earth shinning with
Accept that higher spirit is
more aware than you of how to direct the Light of the higher spiritual
vibrations for the greater good of Earth and the life forms of the
Earth, including its human beings. Refrain from adding thoughts and
words to the Light you shine on the Earth. Let your silence be your
affirmation that the greater good will prevail.
When you have finished
blessing the Earth with Light, focus your mind on bringing Light into
your own body and being. You have a right to direct this Light for
yourself. Your thoughts have greater power when you focus the higher
vibrations of Light on them, so think of your body in the healthy
condition and shape you desire. Think of what you desire in life and
imagine this is being drawn to you. The more you Lighten-Up, the greater
power you give to this process.
Finally, think of the people
(and the places and things) you would like to fill with the higher
vibrations of Light. Refrain from thinking or saying aloud what you want
this Light to do for others. People tend to resent being told what is
best for them, even if it is what is best for them, and will block the
energies accompanying such thoughts. The Light you send will lift their
vibrations and they will be better able to discern their higher good.
Whether they choose that good or not is up to them. Every spirit has
Pray frequently and pray in
the manner you choose. Also Lighten-Up daily and as you contribute to
the greater good, you will gradually lift your own vibrations to the
higher levels of your spirit. When this happens, "miracles" will "Lighten
Up" your life!
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