Can’t get over the hump, cross that first bridge you are staring down, let go of the end of the rope you’ve tethered yourself to for staying in the shallows? Many of us wonder when our dull lives become the lives we envisioned ourselves leading. We make resolutions - empty promises - gripe about the blockades in our way and feel somehow disempowered and disenfranchised from the life, the excitement, the fulfillment and the peace that we really want. How do we move from stuck to living a vibrant life that beats true to the drum of our innermost heart?
Advertising companies will have us think that their specific brand of paper towels will add shimmer and shine to not just the countertops but to our hearts; the latest electric car will make us eternally happy or that perfect hotel nestled in the tropics will satiate our heart’s desire for a lifetime. We know that these outer items won’t. Yet they are still attractive and the dream of fulfilling ourselves with such a simple act such as purchasing the right perfume lingers. We taste test and try on the many avenues of the pursuit of pleasure and yet we return to square one inside ourselves, still thirsty and looking for more. So we know that isn’t it. And that it isn’t lasting either. Yet, what else is there?
Well, I know for certain that the map to the life that we truly want is inside of us. As is the journey to what we truly want. And the very basis of the life that we truly want lies inside of us as well. Meaning, it is all within me? Is this some abstract fairy tale that requires me to go to multiple yoga classes; lighting Nag Champa incense in my living room; and getting a hunger high off of kale quinoa salads? Nope! Well, then it must be code for adjusting the “life that I really want” from one filled with adventures like sky diving and seeing the brave, beautiful world to being happy for a grey winter stroll in the local city park, reading grocery store paperback books and learning to appreciate the smell of my own farts. Nope again!
I’m going to give it to your straight. There is a Way – a real Way – to have exactly the life that you want for the Highest Good. And this way doesn’t require just blind, hopeless, hot pursuit after the things on your bucket list and facing the myriad of walls you discover along the way and then learning kung fu to knock them down. It is far superior to that! This Way involves going within yourSelf and knowing directly the Soul that is you.
As you know yourSelf as Soul, as Spirit, you, will, as a byproduct, shed the layers of karma and attachment and negativity. You will become free and clear and bright. You will feel amazingly joyful and, when you place your Focus on the Soul, you receive, as a byproduct, even more of the things of the world. They will just be attracted to you. As you Allow the Power of Who you really are to come forth within, the outer world rises up to meet you, as though it has been waiting for you to arrive all this time. And here’s the fascinating, freeing crux: you won’t have to do one single thing about the roadblocks that have stood in the way of your attainting the holy grail. You will one day just notice that you’ve been moved to where you want to be. By Focusing on the Soul that you are, all else is gently, gracefully removed from you and you move easily in any “direction” because you discover that you are no longer bound and gagged by the inhibiting errors in your own consciousness that kept you in the illusion that you are powerless. Read that twice!
Incredibly profound stuff and I don’t say this willy-nilly. Nor is it done just any old way. There is a specific Path and Way to do this and I have Learned everything from my Beloved Mediation Teacher, Dr. Roger B. Lane. The only way to have the inner experience of sustained, deep Joy that we are all looking for is through Initiation into the Sound Current. Dr. Lane brings forth a Special Dispensation of This called The Path of Soul Transcendence. To become a Student of Dr. Lane’s request and receive Initiation into The Sound Current and follow the Path exactly as laid out by following Its Guidelines. Also, taking Classes, reading Tools, using every experience in your life to be Neutral, kind, Joyful, in Gratitude and Loving are all part of Walking This Path.
Begin by attending Meditations at the Home Center of the Center for Religion and Advanced Spiritual Studies in New York City or at the Regional Centers around the country and Mexico! Attend in person or via teleconference a Satsang – Spiritual Teaching – given by Dr. Lane. There are a number of Teachings with Which to be involved that Dr. Lane brings forth and they all are Gifts we give to ourSelves.
Dr. Lane also Teaches us how to Co-Create with the Lord, God, Which is essentially inviting God to give you exactly what you want in your life for the Highest Good and I can tell you, from direct experiences, it really works! Because the Truth is, yes these physical things of the world are lovely, they are ours to have in spades and enjoy fully. The irony of the extraordinary ride that Dr. Lane leads His Students on is that the more we commit and devote ourSelves to the things of the Spirit and utilize the Tools that Dr. Lane offers us the more we can have the things in the world that we prefer to have in our lives. From the mundane to the extraordinary, everything on the planet is here for us to have and enjoy.
We place our Focus with the Soul within by employing the Tools Dr. Lane offers and, as we grow in Joy and Love through these choices we also receive more and more of the things of the world. We do not do it for that reason because the process of Focusing on the Soul is one of detachment, letting go and neutrality; yet, the Joy of This Path is that in that Freedom we can enjoy the things of the world even more. As Christ, Jesus said, “Seek ye first the kingdom of Heaven and all else shall be added unto you!”
All these successive choices are ours to make and, surprisingly, Co-Creating what we want has less to do with a massive, effort-laden, stir-up of all aspects of our day-to-day life and everything to do with simply dropping down inside ourSelves and letting the rhythm of Who we truly are – the Soul - take sovereignty and crack the mirror of illusion. In this elegant Focusing on the Soul we are we Allow the Spiritual Master to ever-so-gently take the reins of our speeding chariot and lead us on the direct Path of the Spiritual Heart.
The Route is inherent in us and by Initiation into the Sound Current we open our inherent Gifts. Dr. Lane Teaches that Walking The Path of Soul Transcendence is gentle and effortless. Floating downstream in the course of our life filled with Grace, the tangible experience of God’s Love is our natural state and everything we could ever dream of is placed at our feet.
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Forgiveness is a Powerful and Grace-filled key. It is always on my keychain and fits perfectly into every lock that karma presents, Allowing the unraveling of all forms of negativity without a trace. Forgiveness, I’ve heard my Beloved Teacher say, allows karma to be cleared. This simple Process is one of the superheros of the Tools that my Teacher brings forth. Forgiveness stands at attention, cape waving in the wind, a golden “F” beaming on its chest and is ever-ready to be plugged in, employed and allowed into our lives as the great vaccum cleaner It is. Employing Forgiveness allows the fat of reincarnational patterns to be burned off and allows That Which we truly are, Which is Love, to live as us. Forgiveness polishes the Love and allows us to be Attuned to this quality of the Soul within.
Forgiveness allows karma to be cleared. Poof! Gone. One simple step leaves us with no record, no trace and no further experience of the negativity we surrender unless we volitionally choose back into it. Karma, as we know, is anything that separates us from the Spirit that we are. That means it is anything other than Love. Anything that separates me from the True me. You from the True you. I Forgive because every thought, feeling, deed, action other than on the Lord, God is karma. I Fogive because it feels better. I Forgive to return mySelf to my Power. I Forgive because I Love mySelf.
Forgiveness is Love’s Expression and when we go off road with This It returns us to Love. This Tool of Forgiveness always stands out to me. A vacuum cleaner of karma. That’s amazing! It is a restart button. And such a simple Process. Pivotal in It are having a Loving heart and letting go of the karma during the second part of the Process. Here is how it is done: Call in The Light Of The Most High by saying, “Lord, God send me Your Light!” Then say, “I forgive mySelf for the judgments I’ve placed against ______.” Insert the name of someone, the name of a situation.” The second part is you tell youSelf, “It’s okay to let it go.” As we are all One, repeat this Process, inserting your name and telling yourSelf, “It’s okay to let it go!” Then let it go: truly surrender it! That’s it! Do this as often as needed!
When we choose Forgiveness we are choosing ourSelves. We are Choosing the Love that we are and we are Choosing to Live as The Teacher does – ever Present and ever-Attuning. Forgiveness is Loving. It is allowing the judgments that crystalize a situation to be Lifted. Forgiveness is Kindness to Our Teacher’s Consciousness. Forgiveness is also a compassionate and loving act to one’s Self. It restores Oneness. It is gentle and whole. The Choice of Forgiveness is Surrender Itself.
For instance, when I Forgive my ex-husband for the barbed wire email that he sent me, I am choosing to let go. Also, when I forgive mySelf for judging his email as being laced in “barbed wire” I am surrendering my attachment to him. The irony is that when I judge, I bind myself to the situation or person. I Choose Freedom. I Allow mySelf to be Free from the pattern and to that which keeps me from Lifting – anything that keeps me from being Free. Freedom is my natural state. Everything is balanced by Forgiveness - the letting go - and I am reborn each moment. Forgiveness frees me of past reference points, experiences and negativity. Being reborn simply means that I’m not bound to things outside of me. For instance, regarding my ex-husband, because I Forgive, Accept and Love mySelf I am able to make a myriad of choices. Creative ideas and solutions come in and something that may have been an extremely challenging situation in the past becomes a place where I am playful and free and can quite easily laugh.
It is like a lubricant to pistons and things just flow. Forgiveness creates a fresh start and as, Founder and Director, Dr. Roger B. Lane, says Forgiveness gives us, “The freedom to move beyond the bounds of negativity, of the hurt, of the fear.”
I have been marvelously surprised. I’ve discovered that I have a wonderful relationship with my ex now. I am appreciative that he is a stellar father to our son and a solid, forthright man for the day-to-day, week-to-week business we run of raising a beautiful, Light-Being of a child in our two separate, happy homes. I used to be so entrapped with the hurt that I couldn’t see the trees through the forest, let alone enjoy the steps down the lovely and gracious Path through the trees. Forgiveness has given me that. Forgivness has allowed me to be in deep and genuine gratitude for something that used to be a point of pain. This extrapolates out into every area. That’s because every area and every situation is an outpicturing of my Inner Life.
Forgiveness has offered me a deep, flowing and rich, active dance of self-Love that lives as me each and every moment. This is the righteous and bodacious gift I give mySelf When I do self-Forgiveness I receive Freedom and Love. I, in fact, hear my Tones Chanting for me when I empty mySelf to Forgiveness. It is a Forcefield of the Lord, God in the world and when I “catch” It, I am taking a magical mystery tour. Forgiveness if a choice point and a springboard. It is Self Love embodied in a Tool.
Funnily enough, with all these miraculous benefits, Forgiveness is incredibly easy to do. And it is available to every one. Clearing the soot that surrounds the Soul and Allowing the Love that always is to be polished and uncovered. Forgiveness is indeed a Process of being born anew.
My Beloved Teacher is a model for this. He knows me, Forgives me, Loves me unconditionally. He Knows I am inherently Worthy. And I, as His student, am Learning and living all of This now. My Teacher is a model to me, not only of how to Live the Teachings, but showing me how to take care of mySelf and Love mySelf. And how to gently, sweetly Forgive mySelf into being each moment anew.
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For the last two holiday seasons I read excerpts from a Talk given by Dr. Lane, Founder and Director of the Center For Religion And Advanced Spiritual Studies (CRASS). The Talk is apropos of the holiday season but It is apropos of each and every moment of our lives.
The Talk is on Giving and It is titled “Give – Then Give Some More.”
What “hit me over the head” like a big red STOP sign as I re-read this Talk is that Giving takes practice. It’s not “Oh, yeah, I’m just gonna give” and I go “out there” and do a whole bunch of “outer things” – to get credit, to fill some obligation, to ensure that I don’t “make waves” by not giving something to someone. Giving has absolutely nothing to do with all the things we “think” it has to do with. Nothing at all.
Giving is the quiet Inner Practice of Giving to ourSelves and then Giving to ourSelves some more and some more.
That quiet, easy, gentle Giving to ourSelves is the Focus into Spirit; the Focus into Spirit; the Focus into Spirit by placing your Focus at the Upper Part Of The Third Eye. It is a practice, a moment-to-moment practice.
That Giving to mySelf; Giving to mySelf; Giving to mySelf is one and the same as being Present or Present with Spirit/the Spirit we are – and yes, folks, that is the Present, the Gift we Give ourSelves each moment. And when I give mySelf that Gift, I give to everyone around me.
But that giving to mySelf of the Gift – the direct Focus into Spirit - is only possible if you choose to request – and Receive - Initiation into the Sound Current on the Path Of Soul Transcendence. This is done by either calling 212 828-0464, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or click here for more information. For all the “talk” “out there” about being “Present” or “in the moment”, unless you take Initiation, you are not fully Present. The difference is that between living in the “fullness” of the lower self or the “negative worlds” and living as Soul as One with Spirit I am, as the Powerful Creator I am, in the Joy of my/one’s True Self.
Let me give you an example. A few minutes ago someone sent me an email asking me to print out a flyer. I was in the middle of doing something else; I didn’t want to be interrupted by this person, never mind to do something that I felt this person could have easily done herself. For an instant, I allowed the thought “why is this person delegating to me?” And I was on my way to becoming a “crab in a barrel”. I was starting to identify with the false self or lower self, the part of me that just wants to “take! take! take! take!” as Dr. Lane says in this Talk.
But voila! I happened to be reading the Talk – and giving mySelf other Tools from CRASS, all of Which reinforce the importance of Focusing into Spirit - and I knew instantly what Giving was! So I gave to mySelf immediately by Focusing into Spirit, Focusing into Spirit, Focusing into Spirit.
And a few things happened. I felt excited. I felt filled with Joy. And I had the direct experience inside mySelf of giving to mySelf. I saw that the choice to print the flyer had nothing to with anything “out there”. There was “no-thing” out there to give to; no person “out there” to do something for. It was exactly the opposite. I just saw that printing out this flyer was a way for me to give to mySelf. It was for me.
I also saw that this person had given me a gift. A gift to use this request as an Opportunity to be Truly Present, which is the Focus into Spirit. And the Opportunity to accept that This is Who I am. I am Spirit. And to know, as the holidays approach, that being Present is the Present. There is none greater. And, as an Initiate Of The Sound Current on the Path Of Soul Transcendence, I am in the driver’s seat in a Glorious Partnership with Spirit/with the Lord, God. This Self-Gift is my wish for all who read this.
I also got to see how “dangerous” it can be to focus instead on the lower self, to let this part of us called the basic selves rule the roost, as Dr. Lane Teaches. I could have come up against this person inside of mySelf. Doing so creates karma for which I am responsible. In addition, the Spirit in me is the same Spirit as in all of us so by going against this person I go against all of us, as Dr. Lane also Teaches. Don’t kid yourSelves – this false identification is the violence that we see projected “out there” all the time!
And I am responsible to do the Two-Part Release Technique, as Dr. Lane also Teaches, when some anger came up around the request by saying “Lord, God send me Your Light!” “Lord, God, for the Highest Good, please take anything that stands between me and the Spirit I am!” And then to tell mySelf, “(my name) It’s okay to let it go!”
As an Initiate, I also directed my basic selves into the action by saying, “Basics come present! I need your loving cooperation and energy to print the flyer now. Thank you and keep up the good work with this!”
The Teachings that Dr. Lane brings forward Teach us that we are responsible for what we choose to persist in. I chose to give mySelf the Gift!
That immediate Gift of God is the Peace and the Joy and the Giving. There is none other.
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The Greatest Gift I’ve ever Given mySelf was my decision to take Initiation into the Sound Current on the Path of Soul Transcendence. Being an Initiate truly is the Gift That Keeps on Giving!
I must tell you, I’ve Learned that It is an Active unwrapping with countless layers of unfoldment. I Walk a Devotional Path from fear of God to Love of the Lord, God. A key aspect of the Path of Soul Transcendence, as brought forth by My Teacher Dr. Roger B. Lane, is that it provides The Opportunity to Be with God Directly while in the body through the Spiritual Practice taught at the Time of Initiation. Dr. Lane is a Sound Current Master from Whom I requested and Received Initiation from several years ago. The Blessings and Grace extended to Initiates of the Sound Current on the Path of Soul Transcendence are Miraculous. Attuning to Them is an active process.
Unwrapping, unraveling, unveiling the Gem of the Truth of Who I Truly AM, The Spirit I AM, takes an ongoing mix of Loving Discipline, Forgiveness, Committment and Eternal Vigilance.
1. Loving Discipline - There’s no Growth without Love. Said Positively, it takes a lot of Love to Be an Initiate and actively Receive God’s Grace. Love of Self, Love of God, Love of Others; I’ve come to Know it’s all One and the same. It’s been a Journey of Surrender, Trusting and Allowing for me to come to hold Discipline as a positive and essential ingredient in my Tool Kit.
How do I Discipline mySelf and What does that involve? Primarily, it involves Positive Self-Talk. This is a Practice of Lovingly Encouraging, Directing, Acknowledging and Bringing Present (aka Educating) my basic selves according to the 4 Rules of Self-Talk I have learned. The basic selves are the habitual parts of my consciousness that perpertuate reincarnational patterns and expressions of the lower (false) self.
The True Self is the Spirit that I AM, That Which is Omnipresent and All-ways accessible, is Strengthened and directly Reinforced by Practing Positive Self-Talk as well as by an additional Two-part Release Process by which anything I’ve allowed to stand between me and the Spirit I AM is Surrendered.
2. Forgiveness - Negativity is a large part of the world we live in and serves a purpose. It’s a guarantee that it will come up in the form of thoughts, feelings and habitual patterns. We are to use these as Opportunities to Lift and Grow and re-Focus at God. Forgiveness then opens me to being Present and provides a choice-point to Surrender any judgments I’ve placed on mySelf or on others or any of the negativity I was choosing to run. It’s the Soul-ution to any imbalance, incongruence and any other error in consciousness and a way to come into Alignment again and again with the Spirit that I AM.
As an Initiate of the Light of the Most High on the Path of Soul Transcenence, I’m Blessed with Being able to see, sometimes instantly, the effects of the negativity I’ve been running. I can easily go into thoughts like “not this again!” or “I should be further along” when I notice I’ve been had by my basics. The Antidote to this is Loving Acceptance partnered with Loving Self-Forgiveness.
Acceptance is the act of honestly and neutrally owning where I’m at in any given moment in my Consciousness. I might be judging or criticizing mySelf or another. Whatever the case, this causes separation from the Spirit within. By accepting where I’m at I allow mySelf another experience to come forward and take its place. Forgiving mySelf for any and all judgments I may have placed on mySelf or others keeps negativity from crystalizing.
3. Commitment - An active process. Really the proper phrasing of this element is Re-Commitment. Again and again and again and again as many times as needed and as Lovingly as possible.
Committing to mySelf and Life as an Initiate hasn’t always been the easy choice for me, up until now. However, this Path isn’t about focusing on what’s not so. It is about Actively and Lovingly Guiding mySelf to Return and Return and Return as many times as needed to Focusing at God.
4. Eternal Vigilance - Which brings me to the fourth ingredient; an important element of this Path and the Key to all the other important Keys I’ve mentioned thus far. Eternal Vigilance is about Being “the Loving Traffic Cop” (an analogy offered by My Teacher I’ve Surrendered into) and Choosing to Exercise my will as One and the same with God’s Will. Because I’m always at Choice and have the Power to Exercise It consciously. It’s what I invoke when I’m Practicing all the other elements. I do this by actively Co-Creating with God by calling in the Light Of The Most High by saying: “Lord, God, for the Highest Good send me Your Light and send this Light to My Teacher”. Then asking God to Co-Create with me by saying: “Lord, God, I am moving on x, y, z. For the Highest Good please Co-Create this with me!” I then practice The Power of Positive Self-Talk as well as the Two-part Release Process.
Choosing the Spirit within is the most valuable choice I could ever make. And Initiation into the Sound Current is each Soul’s Golden Opportunity to Unwrap and Activate the Greatest Gift there is and ever will Be: The Living Reality of God Within.
And I’m Worth this Investment!
And so are you!
- Written by Rev. Dewi Maile Lim
A blog taken from the Teachings Of The Path Of Soul Transcendence
By Rev. Dewi Maile Lim.
Ever wondered why?
About anything as it pertains to you? To humanity? To the planet?
Literally, anything…? “Why?” in terms of your or other’s work? “Why?” in terms of your or other’s relationships? Finances? Health? Family of origin?
No matter the story or context behind your questioning “why” there’s really only one answer.
It’s because it’s been Spiritually Correct (more on this below) for you and whoever else has been involved.
Sure, there may be “facts”, tradition or history involved with an experience that we allow to fuel the prevailing thought that “that’s just the way it is/things are”.
It’s easy to feel we’re victim of situations, be they relational, financial, or even regarding the level of dis-ease we may be experiencing in any moment.
There’s an up-until-now tenant however that’s key that’s available to us to transform how we identify with these situations in any moment. Going forward, the Power of Choice empowers us to experience differently ourSelves, others and really any and everything.
Then what’s this about things being Spiritually Correct? Doesn’t that give someone a license to act a fool and get away with it based on this premise?
No. We do have free will and God/Spirit does not go against it but no one “gets away” with anything. There is a perfect system of karma and reincarnation in place that you can rest assured is always at work.
And say we don’t like something or someone that’s been a part of our experience. It’s not that all of a sudden you have to go around pretending like things are all hunky-dory. But they are Spiritually Correct.
The key here is Acceptance. Of what has been and of what is. And most definitely Forgiveness for any judgments you may have placed on yourself and others.
And you can bet being free has everything to do with you and how you’re choosing to hold that situation or that person inside yourSelf. Judgments block the flow of Spirit. Do whatever you can, whenever you can to release them!
Begin by calling in The Light Of The Most High by saying: “Lord, God, for the Highest Good send me Your Light! Please take anything I’ve been allowing to block the Flow of Spirit!” Then tell yourSelf, how you call yourSelf, “(your name), it’s OK to Let this go!” From here, go about life from a place of inner Freedom and repeat this 2-part release process as often as needed!
And things are Spiritually Correct until they no longer are. Grace moves in and transmutes karma when the Soul or Souls involved have fully received Their Learning. And there’s a Way to Allow This Grace to be available to you. Through Inititation into the Sound Current the Soul is sparked Awake and is able to come to know Itself directly as Spirit while It’s in the body, strengthening in Spiritual Frequency while using everything to Lift and Grow.
And this planet is the perfect training ground for humanity to come into Proper Identification as the Spirit we are. We are HU-man, God man.
What’s crucial is exercising the Power of Choice. The Power to Choose where we place our focus as we move through each and every situation in life. There’s such beauty in the system!
The perspective you Choose to hold is everything!
So Choose now to live at Spirit; Choose now to live at God!
A blog taken from the Teachings Of The Path Of Soul Transcendence
By Rev. Dewi Maile Lim.
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