Updated: 29 March 2009
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Whilst researching some information about spirituality in 2002, I came across the following channeled message from a dis-incarnate entity called Seth. Whilst I now no longer believe in Seth's basic premise that Source created the realms of phenomena (of which the Physical Universe is but just one example), "to find expression for Its being" I have elected to maintain Seth's dissertation on this website for the purpose of discussion.
Instead of Seth's interpretation as to the nature of reality as set out below, I have come accept the premise put forward in 'A Course in Miracles' (ACIM) and 'The Disappearance of the Universe' that the realms of perception came into being when an aspect of the Oneness (namely the 'I that is We' called the 'Son of God' for want of a better name) mused upon a tiny 'mad' idea of separation as in; "I wonder what it would be like to play a game on my own." The idea is 'mad' because the true nature of reality is the 'Oneness' of an infinite Source and from that perspective the idea of playing a game on one's own is oxymoron. The human perception of being an individual separate from everything else is simply not 'real'. Through the auspices of my childhood Near Death Experience (NDE) and a whole raft of spiritual experiences I've experienced since that event I have come to realise that the game of separation we perceive within the realms of perception (of which the physical universe is but just one example) is not God's will because the notion of separation is a complete negation of the Oneness that underpins God's creation. As such the 'game of separation' has no real purpose and our sole (soul?) purpose from within this realm is to simply wake up to that Truth and voluntarily choose to return back to our true state of Being, namely Oneness with God. The notion that we need to somehow evolve ourselves to a high state of being in order to wake up is false - we were created perfect and just simply need to arrive at a state of being in which we voluntarily give up the false Ego idea that we are separate from God.
NOTE 1: 'Madness' is defined as "a loss of insight into the true nature of reality." (Source: Websters Merriam Dictionary 1898)
NOTE 2: 'Oxymoron' is defined as "a figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appear in conjunction." (Source: Apple Dictionary ver 1.0.2)
NOTE 3: Original URL to the Seth article (now dead) http://www.lori-williamson.com/biweeklyarticles/
Alex Paterson (April 2009)
Seth: "If you prefer, you can call the supreme psychic gestalt God, but you should not attempt to objectify him. What you call God is the sum of all consciousness, and yet the whole is more than the sum of Its parts."
"[It] is not one individual, but an energy gestalt. (It) is a psychic pyramid of interrelated, ever expanding consciousness, that creates simultaneous and instantaneously, universes and individuals that are given duration, psychic comprehension, intelligence and eternal validity. Its energy is so unbelievable that it does indeed form all universes; and because its energy is within and behind all universes, fields and systems, it is indeed aware of each sparrow that falls, for it is each sparrow that falls."
"Dimly remembered through what you would call history, there was a state of agony in which the powers of creativity and existence were known, but the ways to produce them were not known. All That Is existed in a state of being, but without the means to find expression for Its being. All That Is had to learn this lesson, and could not be taught. From this agony, creativity was originally drawn, and its reflection is still seen. All That Is retains the memory of that state, and it serves as a constant impetus toward renewed creativity. Desire, wish and expectation, therefore, rule all actions and are the basis for all realities. Within the dreams of All That Is, potential beings had Consciousness before any beginning as you know it."
"All That Is saw an infinity of probable, conscious individuals. These Probable individual selves found themselves alive within a God's dream and they clamored to be released into actuality. All That Is yearned to release them and sought within itself for the means to do so. Finally, with love and longing It let go of that portion of itself, and they were free. The psychic energy exploded in a flash of creation."
"All That Is loves all that It has created down to the least, for It realizes the dearness and uniqueness of each consciousness which has been wrest from such a state of agony. It is triumphant and joyful at each development taken by each consciousness, and It revels and takes joy in the slightest creative act of each of Its issues."
"All individuals remember their source, and now dream of All That Is as It once dreamed of them. And they yearn toward that immense source...and yearn to give it actuality through their own creations."
"The connections between you and All That Is can never be severed, and Its awareness is so delicate and focused that its attention is indeed directed with a prime creator's love to each consciousness."
"All That Is knows no other. It does not know whether or not other psychic gestalts like Itself may exist. It is constantly searching."
"There are answers to some questions that I cannot give you about the origin of All That Is, for they are not known anywhere in the system in which we have our existence."
"All portions of All That Is are constantly changing. All That Is is constantly seeking to know Itself, for seeking itself is a creative activity and the core of all action."
"You, as a consciousness, seek to know yourself and become aware of yourself as a distinct individual portion of All That Is. You automatically draw on the overall energy of All That Is, since your existence is dependent upon it. The portion of All That Is that is aware of itself as you, that is focused within your existence, can be called upon for help when necessary. This portion of All That Is looks out for your interests and may be called upon in a personal manner. A psychic gestalt may seem impersonal to you, but its energy forms your person."
"When a race is in deepest stress and faced with great problems, it will call forth someone like Christ. It will seek out and indeed from itself produce the very personalities necessary to give it strength."
"You do not have to die to find God. All That Is, is-now; and you are a part of All That Is now. And as I have told you often, you are a spirit now. The avenues for development are open now. If you want to, you can now set upon exploring environments that are not physical, but I do not see any rush of students at that invisible door!"
"Now, when I speak to you, I very seldom use such words as love. I do not tell you that a god is waiting for you on the other side of a golden door. I do not reassure you by telling you that when you are dead, God will be waiting for you in all His majestic mercy, and that will be the end of your responsibility."
"And so, I offer no hope for the lazy, for they will not find eternal rest. However, through traveling within yourself, you will discover the unity of your consciousness with other consciousnesses. You will discover the multi-dimensional love and energy that give consciousness to all things. This will not lead you to want to rest on the proverbial Blessed Bosom. It will, instead, inspire you to take a better hand in the job of creation."
"And that feeling of divine presence you will find indeed, and feel indeed, for you will sense it behind the dance of the molecules and in yourself and in your neighbors. What so many want is a God Who walks down the street and says, "Happy Sunday, I am I, follow Me. But God is hidden craftily in His creations so that He is what they are, and they are what He is; and in knowing them, you know Him."
"God is always more than All That Is, is the sum that you cannot find--and for my definition of God, I therefore leave you with that one: For God is the sum that you cannot find, that resides within you, that is more than anything you can discover, that is His creations and yet more than that which is created, within Whom infinities rest."
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