Gift of LIGHT
Love, Illumination, Gratitude, Humility, Transformation
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Assimilation and Expansion
of theElectronic Pattern,
Gently closing my eyes and breathing deeply I reaffirm my ONENESS with the Universal Presence of the Divine. Slowly exhaling I share my unique gifts and blessings with all life.
Breathing Statement *for the Assimilation and Expansion
of the Electronic Pattern
(Breathe in) I AM inbreathing
(Hold breath in) I AM absorbing
(Breathe out) I AM expanding
(Hold breath out) I AM projecting
...the pure and perfect gifts of the Universal Presence of the Divine! (3x)
* The breathing statement should be given four times for each full breath. On the inbreath, breath in the qualities contained within the Flame. As you hold your breath in, absorb the qualities deep within every part of your being. As you breathe out, expand and increase the power and momentum of the divine qualities you are calling forth through the power of the Holy Breath. As you hold your breath out of your body, project these magnificent God Qualities forth to all life. Repeat this exercise a minimum of three full breaths.
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Think of Moses
Do you think that Moses did not go through a discipline? Think of that man, a man who was reserved, yet was called by God to take a great people across the trackless wastes, through a burning desert and across a sea over which there was no bridge, no possible pathway to follow but faith. And he answered the call!
He walked with men and women who spat upon him when they felt the burning heat of the desert and when they found no water and when they saw the surging tides of the sea, behind them the great might of the Egyptian army—and curses descended upon him. Yet he knew if he were to become discouraged at that moment, or resentful, all would be lost! There he stood with the sea before him, the Egyptian army behind him and a reluctant people that he was endeavoring to save complaining beside him—thousands of them! In the discipline of God, holding his attention on that Great Presence, he led them across that sea on the beam of his own faith and then onward through the desert until he mounted Sinai and left his people for a moment—back they went to their golden idols…
Discovering How to Proceed in a Crisis
In the ordinary course of daily living, crisis do arise—individual crisis that affect only one person, a family or a localized group of related beings and, less often thank God, great national and international crisis that have the potential to affect millions. The important thing for each of us to remember is that any group, no matter how small or how large, is made up of individual components.
It is often the calm, poised, reasoning individual who becomes the central focus for the others who are unable to intelligently or emotionally cope with the sudden shock, surprise or fear of whatever the outer appearance may be. We have all read how large audiences have safely been removed from burning buildings through the quick thinking and masterful control of an entertainer, speaker or member of the audience itself, who directed the thought pattern of the crowd and maintained order and balance in the entire group.
Emotional hysteria and all mass feelings are highly contagious and run like a forest fire through the feeling world of humanity. There is no individual who is impervious to a sudden, unexpected emergency unless such a one has carefully and constantly trained him or her self to remain poised and balanced during disturbances, no matter how large or small, building a powerful momentum of controlled energy in his or her own world. And the practice ground for such training, beloved ones, is in the living of our daily lives!
Kipling put it well when he said “If you can keep your head when all about you is losing theirs…” The matter of keeping your mind receptive to the directions of the Universal Presence and your feelings calm and unruffled in the face of unpleasant experiences can and do make all the difference in the world between safety and disaster when emergencies arise.
We have all had the experience of connecting with a calm, poised individual when we ourselves have been distressed, and witnessed the effect of the transference of their calm, poised assured feelings, stilling our own distressed emotions. Always remember, although hysteria, fear and uncontrolled emotions can be instantly transferable, so too are the higher spiritual qualities of peace, poise, and balance!
In addition to the Great Universal Presence, over and above the human race there stand Great Guardian Beings whose responsibility and voluntary service is to protect the lifestreams on this planet whenever the need arises. They do this by connecting their own feelings of peace, poise, safety, calmness and healing with individuals on the physical plane who are able to maintain harmonious control of their emotional and mental energies especially at a time when the greater masses are distressed.
Such an individual is called upon and through his or her body flow the pure and perfect energy and vibration of God’s Love; like a blanket of healing, protection, peace and supply. Thus do the “Wings of Light” spread over the face of the land! In the same manner, individuals who are by nature and cultivation, self controlled and balanced in times of crisis, can become the natural recipients and dispensers of divine substance such as the ‘manna from heaven’ which is sometimes required by the people to sustain the physical body during cataclysmic action, famine, war, pestilence or other crisis… Recollect how Moses fed the Israelites in the wilderness, and Jesus multiplied the loaves and fishes.
Let us then each begin to consciously train ourselves to remain a powerful, Peace Commanding Presence in the face of the smallest trifling experiences of daily life that, when and if the occasion should ever arise, we too will abide beneath the Wings of Light and become those very wings to the children of Earth who might require our presence, comfort, assistance and counsel.
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Hear My prayer, Oh children of Earth, for I AM the All Power of the Universe.
I AM the Master Musician tuning the strings of the Harmony of your True Being for the benefaction of all humanity.
I AM the ever increasing pulsation of healing truth manifesting the Will of God through all life.
I AM the Will of God manifesting through the human family, as the ever increasing radiation of healing truth encompasses this planet.
I AM the harmony of the Universe pulsating through the consciousness of all people and the harmony which I AM is the human family.
I AM the one true note in the Cosmic Symphony.
Hear My prayer, Oh children of Earth, for in the Great Silence is the truth of all the ages.
Those who seek this truth shall find it in the Great Silence of the Harmony of their True Being.
Hear My prayer, Oh children of Earth…
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Our Path of Life
The beloved of God who walk the Path of Life and in that journey seek the purpose for their being know that service is the Law of Life. From the moment individualization takes place the Flame begins to accept the responsibility to give a balance to the Universe for the privilege of drawing breath, using Life and sustaining a separate existence by which understanding and illumination bring freedom to the consciousness.
As the law of one’s being is service the experience/life will constantly make it necessary for the ego in some manner to serve the community and all other humans. Individuals who do not choose to serve are temporarily lost in the pursuit of this existence until they will accept again their responsibility to be conscious servants on Life’s Path.
All the heart-ache, the disappointment, the disillusion, the failure comes because the natural drive to serve within the lifestream has not been illumined to a point where the individual knows that service to the Godhead alone is the Law of Being and the ultimate purpose for creation and sustained life. When we serve individuals, when we serve a nation, or a cause, or a country, we serve FORM, and the return will always contain the imperfection which such externalized form finds as the heart center of its being.
When humanity serves God their service will take them into the presence of individuals, nations, dignitaries and they will greatly benefit them all, knowing that neither their reward nor their ultimate goal will come from these beneficiaries. Humanity serves through duty, through moral exactitude, and one day will know and identify with the One Consciousness and serve only through Love. The physical sun is shining in our heaven. Humankind is the beneficiary of its light but the sun only shines for the glory of the One Infinite Consciousness. It is not cognizant of the many who benefit by this presence or of those that prefer the shadow. The sun’s only concern is to shine for the splendor of God and then no disappointment is known because there is one unfailing source of gratitude and love and constancy and that is the Universal First Cause.
To serve God does not mean to disassociate oneself from one’s neighbors, nor to cast off the obligations that experience/life has caused the soul to accept, but it is the motive of our own life, action and being, just as you set a thermostat, by the desire to serve the Universal Cause of Good, and wherever you meet inanimate good, enrich the Cause of Good where you find it but not to the point where you expect return from the object which benefits by your Love of God, for your return will always come from the Sun of your Being. How many brave beings have missed the mark by misunderstanding the Law of Service. In each nation today there are many who are serving their own desire for authority in the creation of form through thought and feeling and they must again dedicate their soul and nature to Service of God Purpose, as the Sun does, before they shall come again to Peace.
Service is the expansion of the Flame; it is the externalization of energy waves, and that Flame will bring on its return current the vibration of that which is served. Two individuals standing in the same spot, performing exactly the same physical acts can receive an entirely different current determined by the Force which they have decided to serve preceding the activity. The one dedicated to serving God’s Cause in bringing happiness to Life can render the same physical ministration and yet be utterly relieved of any feeling that a recompense shall come from the object so benefited. Another, with equal sincerity, seeing a need for ministration, desiring to relieve some need apparent in its externalized objective, does not center this service and dedicate it Godward, but rushed forward, fills the need, then, having served the limited received back into them self only the gift that the imperfect can offer, and if they receive none is embittered in this service.
All who have come and have remained in our civilization because of their Love of the Divine Light are great enough that they would bring to our race the gift of Universal Presence, and when this work is done shall leave, but neither our race nor our time, our failures nor our successes shall enter into the quality of this service. If there be one or a million it is no matter, and one day when all feel likewise they will know Peace, for peace comes only when to the best of our ability we are endeavoring to serve the Cause of Good, externalize it, and have no concern with any external activity in relation to its effect upon our service.
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Remember the Buddha
Have you ever tried to sit in Buddha’s position with nothing to sustain your spine but your own light for seven years? Have you done it for an hour? Do you think he was comfortable when there was no food, no disciples, when those from the astral and psychic realm presented themselves, and every test of maya blew upon his soul and he wondered in God’s Name, “Why didn’t I stay home? Why did I not teach my people from the authority of the ruler’s seat?” Do you think he was comfortable when he entered the various realms of light and saw the perfection that was there, yet refused to stay, pushing always onward and upward!
Do you think there was a sense of comfort after achieving the ultimate, the Mount of Attainment, the pinnacle of success, and then to renounce Nirvana and come back, back into a body that was emaciated due to his long period of Samadhi; a body in which he had to again draw those vital forces and walk the ways of man? What did he do? He disciplined himself as every great being who loves humanity enough, has disciplined himself enough—but asked no discipline of others!
There you have the key! To those who are going to carry this light the length and breadth of every land, the discipline of self and the giving of comfort to others! When Lord Buddha’s light shown, when people touched the hem of his garment, when they felt the sweet essence of his Presence, they rushed forth and said, “Oh, Lord, what must we do to become as thou art?” Then came the eight great steps, then came the teachings to those who asked and they asked because he had the fullness of ecstasy and bliss he had earned through a discipline humankind has not seen for many an age.
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Greetings from the staff of the Bridge to Spiritual Freedom
May you receive limitless blessings during this sacred and holy time as we continue following our individual shining stars of divinity. May the coming year of 2006 be filled with boundless freedom, wonderful opportunities and infinite love. For your continued encouragement, patience, understanding and support we are grateful.
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