Wednesday, September 6, 2017
4:25 a.m. Good morning, Miss Rita. As we proceed, it becomes clear – and ever-clearer – that the simple readjustment you are helping us to make is profound and not so easily absorbed. Jane Peranteau, for instance, posted this:
[Question: Are we still comprised of our strands in non-3D? That may be an obvious question, but I’m seeing everything differently now.]
It should also demonstrate the value of the exercise, in that it pulls together various unconnected ideas and shows if they do or don’t cohere.
Now, I know that “do or don’t cohere” is my phrasing and not yours. At least, I never heard you say anything like that in 3D life.
It shouldn’t – and doesn’t, I realize – surprise you that our words as well as our thoughts flow together. But if you use the relative familiarity or strangeness of the phrasing as an indicator of how much or little of the thought itself is mine and not yours, you will lead yourself astray.
Another variant of “Am I just making this up,” I suppose. In this case, “How much of this is only me.”
A useless question, for sure. Worth asking if only to protect yourself from falling into Psychic’s Disease, but not a question that can ever really be answered. It would be like asking which molecules of the air you breathe had previously been breathed by whom. It wasn’t “their” air and it isn’t “your” air.
Yes, I understand. So, to return to Jane’s question – when we are in non-3D, do we still comprise our strands? It implies an implicit – can’t believe I’m doing that, but rather than rephrase – it implies that 3D and non-3D are more different than they are.
That is the readjustment we are trying to help you make. When you realize that 3D and non-3D are not separate and distinct but are different conditions of the same reality, it will force you and enable you to see connections where you have seen only disconnection. In seeing that, you see that this particular question is an indicator that the readjustment has not yet been made. If 3D and non-3D were different in the way your lives have led you to believe, the question would be a solid one. Since they are each subsets of the same All-D reality, it isn’t. It would be like seeing differences among Wednesdays and Sundays. Yes, they are different days of the week, so you could find things common only to the one and only to the other, but in the deepest sense, they are only abstractions. There is no Wednesday to be experienced (even though you do). There is no absolute difference in days of the week, though there are relative differences in what each may be associated with in your mind.
I’m not sure that analogy, simple though it is, is clear, or will be clear to people. Some things are so simple, it is hard to make it clear that they are simple and not complicated.
You are welcome to try to clarify it, if you wish.
This life and our life after we die to this life are not really separate things, only separate manifestations of the same thing.
I am not sure that is any improvement, but anyway it cannot hurt. Very well.
It is a little frustrating, sometimes. I have the clearest sense of what you want to get across, but I’m not at all sure that we’re succeeding, because people’s expectations and their ingrained ideas are so strong.
There is nothing to be done but to keep trying. What doesn’t bridge the gap today may bridge it tomorrow, or some rephrasing may.
All right. Have we beat the subject into submission for the moment? Would you prefer to go on to other things?
Let’s proceed, for this question was not a detour, any more than one ever is. Questions emerge and are posed in their own time, and of course they belong where they emerge. It is only in attempting to impose our own predetermined order on things that we see things as interruptions. If we flow, and let them flow, we are like fish in a stream, effortlessly and graciously moving together without collision.
That’s an image from an old movie with Alan Watts or somebody, that I saw years ago.
Yes it is, and very useful.
All right. Now, to restate what we have been doing for several weeks now: When you realize that you are always in all the dimensions that exist, you realize that the 3D world you are used to and the non-3D world you inhabit after you die (and before you live) are not, at all, different “spaces.” They are not different worlds, or realms. There is no “other side.” Yes, you will continue to use such terms, just as you say the sun “comes up” and “goes down,” but in the former case as in the latter, that is linguistic convenience overcoming precision of statement.
Obviously there is difference in state. You are not yet freed of the necessity of maintaining your bodies. We no longer have the opportunities that go with being associated with bodies. But the differences speak for themselves; we speak here for the similarities, which do not speak for themselves.
When you make the effort – and it will be an effort – to assimilate this new way of seeing your lives, the advantages will be many. How can you fear death? How can you fear meaninglessness? How can you fret over what seem to be irreparably broken tasks, and severed relationships, and missed opportunities? But you must first do the work of reaching out to the new understanding and seeing how much or how little it fits with what you already know in your bones.
This has the feel of a summary statement, this September morning. But surely we aren’t at the end of a unit? I noticed, yesterday, we have about 70,000 words since June 30, but that doesn’t mean we have to stop, does it?
No harm in pausing while we see if people are keeping up. On the one hand we don’t want to weaken them by making them dependent. On the other hand, we don’t want to weaken you by making you dependent upon continuing this process rather than doing other things.
Hmm. Okay, so is that it for now?
Let’s pause and see if there is any productive feedback. People’s perplexities or objections will show us what we have not made clear. And if this is the end of this series, well, that is an accomplishment, is it not? And there are other things you might turn your attention to.
Okay. Well, we can quit for now, then. Our thanks for all this.