Saturday, November 08, 2008

You are What You are Looking For.

I’d like to talk about a curious thing today and something that, if properly understood and practiced, will lead to certain definite results over time and nothing can or will hinder it either. Imagine that you are in a large public library in a large city. Imagine you are in a large university library or in the Library of Congress or the library at The Vatican. Imagine that you are surrounded by all of these books of which you will never read more than a small portion in your lifetime even if all you do is read.

Imagine that there is a library in your head which is larger than any library on Earth and that these books are a part of what you are. Imagine all of the spiritual texts and scriptures of which you could never read more than a small part of even one religion. Sure, you could read the major texts and some will tell you that is all you need. I won’t debate this. Imagine that the actual and original flame alphabet of the original, unaltered scriptures are written on your heart. There is a secret chamber in the heart where this happens to be true. Is it your heart or the place where you touch the universal heart? It doesn’t matter. What matters is that it is.

Computers are based on the operations of the brain. In fact, all technology is based on the human body. Consider the female outlet and the male plug that allows the transference of energy that makes all of the machines work. Imagine that the sex force is the only force that exists in human interaction and that it is either coarsely expressed in the basement or upwardly refined until it becomes speech and art moving through religion until it touches God which is your essential nature. Imagine that the soul is the bride and lover of this essential self. Imagine that ultimately you make love to yourself and that the offspring of that union is eternal life and all pervading consciousness. Imagine that the process that brings this entire evolution through circumstance and time is all accomplished by the real you that unified the separated you that was separated and put into interactive compartments for the purpose of experience whose intent is realization. Imagine that this is why it is important to love yourself.

Imagine then that you operate in the wider world so that, over lifetimes, you acquire all of the experience necessary to come to the point where the door into a much larger world opens within. Imagine that all of the power that you witness external to yourself is only a small expression, along a limited bandwidth, of the power within you which sets the stars and planets in their courses, which slings everything inward outward and which never manifests but a portion of the power that remains unmanifest.

Imagine that the purpose of the world which is perceived by the senses is to deceive the mind which interprets the reports of the senses. Imagine that the world is only a garment that conceals the real world. Imagine that all of the heartbreak and pain in the manifest world has but one purpose and that is to disenchant you with the world that deceives you. Imagine that everyone you ever meet, everyone you are attracted or repelled by is another facet of yourself. Imagine that every person, regardless of their position, is an archetype which expresses a particular presentation of the indefinable for the purpose of demonstration to everyone who, for the most part, never sees it.

Imagine that everything you believe about yourself is something you imagined and none of it is real and yet you live out a lifetime based on beliefs that are constantly altered due to circumstances set up for just this purpose so that eventually you find that nothing you believed was true but was mere projection based on a limited perception of that which cannot be grasped or defined.

Imagine that all of the suffering and the wars are no more than an eternal interplay between shadow and light which makes a world in which such things take place possible and that it is to the degree that you are in the shadow or in the light that you suffer or are a part of the suffering and wars and all that takes place.

Imagine that the idea of evil and evil itself is no more than something you do not understand and have not yet learned how to make use of constructively. Imagine that lightning is a good example of this as are floods and all manner of forces that seem to work against you because you operate in a way that is not in harmony with your essential nature. Imagine that no wild beast or any other seemingly inimical thing could harm you if you were in your essential nature but would otherwise rest quietly beside you or serve you and we have already many example of this.

Imagine that all of the fundamentalist mindsets, the Zionists, the bankers; all of those whose mindset and bandwidth allow only for a material understanding of the greater realm, of which this is only one of the sub-basements, actually have no power over you but what you give them and that anyone who is tormented or enslaved by these elements has voluntarily given them the power to do it.

Imagine, as has been said, “Greater is that which is within you than that which is in the world.” Imagine, as has been said, “There is a man who is so sure of his inward course that no wild beast can harm him, no danger can approach him... and why? Because he has no death to die.” Imagine that the truth of everything you have read which is true is a proven fact within you already and that no book, no teaching, no guru and no energy or entity can possibly confer on you a greater understanding than you already posses but are unaware of. Imagine that it is not learning you require but remembrance.

Imagine and visualize that you are the world in which you live and it is your perception of it that defines the reality you encounter. Imagine that you have only to unlearn or to forget the lies you have told yourself in order to be free of the conditions in which you have placed yourself. Imagine that you are the source and the accomplishment of everything you seek. Imagine that everyone you encounter is you and act accordingly.

Imagine that there are no accidents and that everything always has been and always will be under control and that you can enjoy the confidence of that reality simply by making it real by constantly practicing the presence of it. Imagine that you can go deeper and deeper as you go and that you will never know how deep it is.

Remember that the further you proceed into matter the more dense it becomes and the more confined you are and the more the heat increases. Conversely, the more you proceed out of material attraction, the freer you are, the wider the spaces and the cooler the fire that warms you to the core.

As true as any of this may be you can never communicate it to anyone not disposed to receive it. This is why, although you see suffering everywhere you go you can do nothing about it except to live as an example of the alternative. You cannot change things for another no matter how desperately you may wish or try. They can only change according to what their understanding allows and it is only example that shows the way. It is only trauma and loss that makes ready the ground.

Imagine that this is true for you, that infinite possibility awaits and imagine that you are open for that and become ready for the only meaningful pursuit you will ever discover. Bon voyage.

Visible sings: Down The Roads by Les Visible♫ Down The Roads ♫


Ben There said...

" can do nothing about it but live as an example of the alternative."

Back when I used to verbally pray (which I sometimes still do but not often) I would close my prayers with a request that my life be transformed into something that would allow others to see God through me. Yeah it's a little grandiose, but not in the way I mean it. I don't explicitly voice this often anymore but it is still my wish.

Anyway, we all have this effect of reflecting the divine at times. You are most certainly doing it right now.

Anonymous said...

I do and I am.
Thank you.

nina said...

Okay, this is true. Its as true and real as I am. I see you writing this. You thought and thought, and defined your desire and in the clarity of your definition, the correct action opened before you because you remembered it. From there, it was smooth sailing. This is very much like knowing the enemy if you want to win a conlict. The enemy means well, but the enemy's intention is not the same as your essential intent.
It follows then, that the solution should work provided you can reached the enemy's essential self and provided that the essential self of the enemy has not been chemically altered.

Anonymous said...

I hope, and try to get there everyday.

Many thanks.

Anonymous said...

I found it sweet when we had to shift in here from mirrors due to the problems you were having.
You said that you felt/saw difference, or change, as did I. The web address didn't make the difference though.
There is something definitely "communal" happening here--an awakening. I don't know how far and wide it goes--makes no difference--it is rolling in though, and we are already enmeshed with the source that breathes among us--and is the very life we breathe that sustains us on all levels . The same as we all see the same sun and stars--The same flowers in bloom--There is a togetherness in your invitation--Build it, and they will come--without having to travel anywhere (physically). We are already at our destination and always have been.
I am joyfull to see you clicked the ruby slippers together 3 times....

Anonymous said...

What a wonderful exposition of If I Were Inside You. As usual I'm struck dumb by this, and have to go away and ponder for a while ... just leaving this comment to let you know, it's appreciated, what you do here.

Anonymous said...

"As true as any of this may be you can never communicate it to anyone not disposed to receive it. This is why, although you see suffering everywhere you go you can do nothing about it except to live as an example of the alternative. You cannot change things for another no matter how desperately you may wish or try. They can only change according to what their understanding allows and it is only example that shows the way. It is only trauma and loss that makes ready the ground."

Oh god how true that is. Trying to wake people up who are determined to sleep ... it's like banging my head against a wall. Whether you're talking 9/11 or Global 'Warming' or the War on (some) Drugs or the monolithic pyramid scheme that is the usurious economy ... it's all the same. Some - many ... most - refuse to see. More and more, I've stopped even trying. Those who see, see ... and with them, I can converse. Those who don't, won't ... and with them, I nod my head and continue on my way. Let them have their illusions, for who am I to yank the security blanket from their hands? They will wake up, if they wake up, on their own time.

And yeah, that's all just political, outside the purview of this blog and beside the point of this post. So here's a question for you: the Divine Library we all have inside us: it's there, I agree with you. Hell, I've felt it (when I get over myself enough to let myself feel it) ... so how do I access it? Or is the key something we all have to find for ourselves?

Visible said...


Visible said...

Now we leave the metaphysical for Visible rants about the Gay Marriage mis-direction from the pickpockets in the crowd.

nobody said...

For mine, your best thing ever.

nina said...

I'm gonna have to link to it in my eblogger ever-expanding kiss fest.

JJ, I liked the blend too. The comments seemed to have a wonderfully wide range. If you got too much of one rant, the next was sure to be completely the opposite. And then sometimes you couldn't tell which post they were talking about or if they were talking about the posts at all. There were even some that just took on whole new dialogues in a little cosmic place of their own making. Now that's art.

Visible said...

There is a new piece asking Should the Japanese Apologize for Pearl Harbor?

It's a bit of a flashback but it just goes to show what sort of venal troglodytes infest politics and American politics especially because, after all, America has Hollywood too.

abel said...

Nice distillation les.
Thank you.
Peace, Al B.

Anonymous said...

It is the world that deceives the mind--it is the mind that generates the constant noise that keeps us from hearing the spirit.
It is the mind that keeps us looking back to our past, and forward to the future--it doesn't want us to be in the now--the now is all that is--It is always now.
I waited to go back to this one Les--worth the re-read.
Wanted to come back to get my balance from mirrors and petri.


Visible said...

There's a new essay at Reflections in a Petri Dish

Hope to put something up here later today or tomorrow.

Buona fortuna

Roland said...

Open Letter To President Elect, Obama:

Dear Sir, Mr. President elect, Obama

A long and controversial at, times even ugly election campaign on either side, has ended with a clear verdict of the American People for you Sir, to be the new, hopeful President of our great Nation. Congratulations.

After 8 long years of a Government devoid of any type of concept for States leadership, wars, an endless series of failures and the complete lack of diplomacy, the People, and not only the People of our great Country, but a great many People around the world are more than ready for Change. -And the hope for Change is way up there-

During the course of a heated campaign you promised both at every turn of your speeches, Change and Hope. And the people flogged to hear you, promising them Change and Hope and they believed you and finally trusted you with one of the clearest mandates since President Ronald Reagan.

You surely realize, that you are the Savior to many people, the White Knight that will bring them the changes that saves them from certain tyranny and enslavement by corporate- and other, more sinister interests. And you promised hundreds of millions of people to be their President. You promised jobs, you promised better health care, you promised to help assisting the poor and you promised good old American diplomacy and good leadership to end the ongoing wars and bring our troops home. You promised the people of the United States to do everything to work for them and in their best interest.

These were your promises with which you attracted an overwhelming majority to vote for
you to become their President. Then, barely 12 hours after the race was decided and as though you could not await the occasion, you appointed Rahm Emanuel as your Chief of Staff, no less, a most shady character with dual citizenship (his second passport is an Israeli one), who in the first Golf War fought with the IDF (Israeli Defense Forces), and whose background as Mossad Agent, right here in the US, is more than questionable.
-It’s like putting the fox in charge of the hen-house-
You would have been hard pressed, to make a more devote move to open the dance to the tune of the masters.

Was that move a part of the conditions when you accepted all these campaign contributions that ultimately mounted in what now is known as one of the most expensive presidential campaigns ever in this country?

Or was this the first answer to your unconditional support of Israel that you promised in one of your most eloquent speeches in front of a most demanding Zionist crowd at AIPAC some weeks ago?

Is this your way of thanking the American People (and they don’t only comprise of Americans with dual- [Israeli/American] -citizenship), for trusting you to be their President who will work in their best interest?

Is it in the American People’s best interest for you to bow down to the ever demanding AIPAC- crowd, howling with the wolfs and conforming with their lies, the same ones that led us to war with Iraq and that inevitably will lead us to war with Iran.

Hundred thousands of People so far lost their lives in these wars instigated by Israeli false flag operations, many of them are women and children, thousands of them are our American sons and daughters who fought in these wars. Millions of people lost their homes and must live in unimaginable misery because our bombings have destroyed the infrastructure of entire regions, let alone the contamination through depleted uranium in the ammunition that we have used to kill Israel’s enemies. Not to mention the long-term sicknesses it causes to the people in these countries and our soldiers after the return from their duties.

Why don’t you do the only honorable thing, to work in the American Peoples best interest, as you had promised, rather than picking up where each and every President before you left off, to cater to a minority whose first interest is Israel, a tiny country
in the midst of Arab land in the Middle East, that was forced upon the population of Palestine without their consent or any right for that matter. Why are you promising to serve a tiny Apartheid country in the Middle East that has no constitution and does not grant its people a bill of rights?

Why is Israel enjoying all these advantages; financially, militarily, all the protection
at the UN for its crimes on the Palestinians, and getting away without her ratification of the International non-proliferation treaty, all the while she is one of the five largest nuclear powers in the world.

Why, Mr. President elect, do you choose to ignore all these facts that our friendship with Israel is the core of all unrest and anti-Americanism in the world and instead further add insult to injury by appeasing the Zionist crowd, promising to unconditionally cater to any and all of their interests? Have you heard yourself pledging allegiance to Israel at all costs?

Don’t you think a more moderate, politically less bias and better-balanced relationship with Israel would be the better US-policy to restore respect and trust in our great Nation?

Remember, our mandate as President of the United States of America includes; America FIRST, SECOND and LAST in all and every aspect pertaining to this great Nation’s well-being.

So, be the great Leader that a majority of the People of America and a great many people of the rest of the world perceived you to be as and lead as you had promised countless times during the course of your election campaign, by bringing CHANGE and HOPE for all.

And Change and Hope starts with a thorough investigation of the September 11th.-crime, whose evidence was hastily disposed of and of which scores of witnesses were either not heard or simply silenced all together. A new, independent thorough investigation might just point to the real culprits whose interests and efforts were ultimately greatly awarded, see the destruction of several Middle Eastern countries, but most concerning, the continuous elimination of the civil liberties of the American People under the pretext of sacrificing freedom for security.

The criminal elements behind these heinous crimes are the same people who are responsible and the profiteers of the ongoing wars in the occident, which too are now the main cause of the currently by far largest, worldwide economical crisis. The perpetrators must be determined and brought to justice for committing treason and murder on innocent Americans and for war crimes
Committed on other Nation’s People.

You cannot fix it all at once, the magnitude of the damage done to our Nation and the rest of the
world is simply unimaginable, but to publicly recognize it as such and shortly lay out a plan and a strategy as to how you intent to repair and correct the mistakes of the outgoing administration,
followed by genuine action within foreseeable time, would truly be real CHANGE and HOPE for all of us.


R. Zuercher



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