Showing posts with label spirit. Show all posts
Showing posts with label spirit. Show all posts

Friday, 7 August 2015

The Spirit of the Soul

Written by Mathew Naismith

Spirit, soul: I’m in a conversation at the moment  discussing the soul, in many people eyes, the soul cannot accrue fixations brought about by mortal existences even though the soul is about mortal and immortal existences. This means a soul that is aware of it’s mortal existence is also aware of it’s immortal existence, this is until a soul becomes fixated to mortal existences.  I should point out that mortal existence relates to physical existences.

Mortal existence = physicality + fixations + soul
Immortal = non-physicality + no fixations  + spirit

Soul = ego + fixations + individual aspect of self
Spirit = egoless + no fixations + collective aspect of self

The spirit is also defined as God’s consciousness, divine consciousness, the source and divine light etc. The spirit is quite different to the soul, the soul can be influenced by mortal existence but the spirit can’t be because it’s not of mortal existence, therefore, the spirit is not influenced by mortal fixations unlike the soul. The following response I gave in this conversation will hopefully explain this more. 

The ego cannot exist without the soul but the soul can exist without the ego, the soul has therefore created the ego. A soul without an ego is not tricked in expressing the ego, however, a soul that is fixated to mortal existence, can be tricked in expressing the ego at the soul level.

OK, what is a non-physical entity with evil intent? It’s a soul with evil intent that is expressing ego traits, it’s not an ego trait expressing a soul. 

Through fixations to mortal existence, the soul can indeed be tricked in just expressing these egoistic expressions. How do you think chaotic realities like this one are created? Only through souls that are being tricked can this occur, I’ve actually witnessed this first hand. 

Isn’t it also egotistic to desire the soul to be free of these fixations? The only part of ourselves that is truly free of these fixations is our spirit or what I call the souls core, this is due to the spirit only being of immortal existence. The soul is not just of immortal existence, it’s also of mortal existence and is therefore prone to mortal fixations.  

Does it really matter if we have a different perspective in relation to the soul? It does, if we think the soul can’t accrue fixations and express ego traits, we will never amend our ways at the human level, this means we will keep creating a chaotic existence. There is of course nothing wrong in continuing in creating a chaotic existence, this is unless we are serious about changing our reality to something more constructive. It would seem we are not serious, if we were, we would automatically become aware of our souls fixations to mortal existences, this is unless our souls are totally fixated to mortal existences. This would of course seem to be the case which is fine unless we are truly serious about changing our ways and the reality we are experiencing.

When we pass on, what goes on to maybe live another life?  It’s not our human self that is for sure so it must be our soul. Now the soul can accrue bad karma while experiencing a physical life, is not this bad karma  denoting that the soul itself was influenced by mortal existences?  

Focus: There is a very good reason why so many people are automatically focusing on this God’s conciseness, divine consciousness, the source or divine light,  it’s because this consciousness can’t be influenced by mortal existences. We are inadvertently bypassing our soul and focusing on consciousness itself, a consciousness that is immortal in every sense of the word.  You could say the people, who are focusing on this consciousness, are focused on this consciousness to defuse where these souls are at, I don’t think this would be far from the truth.  We have seemingly automatically focused on this immortal consciousness to counteract what various souls are expressing, you could say we are healing these souls. 

Become aware of the soul but focus on the spirit, I think most spiritual teachings in the past made us aware of this for a very good reason too, I think it’s was done  to defuse what the soul was expressing, an existence primarily  expressive of mortal existences instead of also expressing the immortal self.  Once again, balance is the key, a balance of mortal and immortal expressions.

The following was a follow up reply I posted on this conversation to do with the difference between the soul and the spirit. Spirit guides were also mentioned in this conversation, it’s actually ironical we call our guides spirit guides as I will show. 

There is a difference between a soul and a spirit I believe, the soul can be of mortal and immortal worlds where the spirit is only of the immortal world, it's what we call God’s conciseness, divine consciousness, the source or divine light etc. This consciousness can never be influenced by mortal expressions but the soul can. 

In this case, spirit guides is an interesting description to use , does it refer to souls that are well connected to their spirit? Most probably, we can however be guided by souls that aren’t connected to their spirit as well, so a true spirit guide isn’t controlled by the ego in my mind. 

I should also mention, the soul denotes the individual aspect of oneself and the spirit denotes the collective. The spirit is about oneness where the soul is about individualism/dualism, this is why the spirit can never be influenced by mortal existences and the soul can.

Soul = the individual aspect of self

Spirit = the collective aspect of self 

Sunday, 12 July 2015

Going Beyond the Souls Perceptions

Written by Mathew Naismith

The soul first of all represents the expressions of consciousness itself, however,  each soul only expresses a certain expressive function of consciousness, this is why consciousness itself is represented by individuals parts of itself interacting with itself. Physical worlds are a good example of this individuality, no form within these worlds are exactly alike as they all only represent a portion of what consciousness is as a whole.

The spirit on the other hand is representative of the spirit of consciousness itself, this means the spirit is a connection between the soul and this consciousness. You could look at it in this way, this spirit is like the silver cord that is attached between your body and soul when astral travelling, this silver cord basically represents the spirit of your humans self which keeps you connected to your soul. This is the same with consciousness itself and our soul, our souls have basically gone on an astral trip but our spirit, like the silver cord connecting us between our body and soul while astral travelling, keeps us attached to consciousness itself. As the silver cord in astral travelling represents our human spirit, so is the spirit between consciousness itself and the soul.

This basically means any connection, either it be between your human self and the soul OR the soul and consciousness itself,  represents the spirit either it be the human spirit or the spirit of consciousness itself. This means the silver cord that attaches us to our bodies, while astral travelling, is the human spirit and the connection between consciousness itself and the soul is the spirit of consciousness itself. Religion (spirituality) has always tried to stay aware of this connection between consciousness itself and the soul and the human self, I suppose that’s what’s spirituality is about, this connection in particular.

Consciousness itself = the spirit of consciousness + soul + human spirit + humans

              Consciousness        spirit of consciousness            soul             Human spirit            Human self 

The souls awareness and perception is governed by actual experiences of the said soul, in other words the more ways  a soul has been  expressive of consciousness itself, the more aware the soul will be of this consciousness. In turn, this awareness allows the soul to become more perceptive of consciousness as a whole as opposed to being only partially aware of this consciousness.     

The question is now, can we perceive beyond the soul? Would we really want (desire) to do this, why would we want to do this in the first place, really? Why not just allow the soul to go with the flow and express this consciousness as it’s obviously supposed too. 

Then why astral travel, it’s the same thing, which leads to the human self becoming more aware? The soul allows consciousness itself to become more aware of itself through it’s individual expressions of itself. This is because consciousness itself is unable to express itself without individualising itself, it’s aware of itself but it can’t express this awareness when whole. This is like the more humanly aware we become, the less expressive we are , this is mainly due to being aware of how the ego influences us to be as expressive as it is. We express anger and hurt less, however, you could say we express more love and understanding but love and understanding isn’t an actual expression if expressed without being influenced by the ego in anyway.

Only through the ego can we be so expressive of consciousness itself, anything else  not of the ego is a natural occurrence as there are no intentions, this means only through the ego can we express intentions. True love and understanding takes no intentions as this comes naturally through becoming aware, however, to become aware in the first place, you need to be expressive of consciousness in various ways at the soul and human level. The ego, and even egotism, is worthy because they are a part of the process to becoming aware and naturally loving and understanding. This also means intentions are also a part of the process of becoming aware especially at the soul level.

The soul obviously has an important part to play here, it allows consciousness itself to express itself in various ways, the point is, why are we now becoming more aware of perceiving beyond the souls perceptions if the soul is so important to consciousness itself?

I feel there are two reasons for this awareness, one, we are at a very destructive time in man’s history, we need, as opposed to desire,  to become more aware of who and what we are to save ourselves from ourselves. The second reason has to do with the natural process of things, we are at the stage of naturally becoming  aware of beyond  our human and souls perceptions. You could say this would mean we are no longer going to be able to be as expressive of consciousness itself but that’s not entirely true. Becoming more aware and perceiving beyond the souls perception is also a part of this consciousness’s expressions, it’s all a part of the process. Yes, once this process has run it’s course, we will no longer be a part of expressing this consciousness, we will no longer need a soul in other words, however!!

You actually at the soul level have a choice here to either go on being expressive of conscious or not, many people today who are aware of perceiving beyond the soul now have this choice.

How could such an aware soul go on expressing consciousness in various ways when the soul is already perceiving beyond the souls perceptions? At this point in the souls awareness, it’s also aware in how to become unaware through physical means again so it can go on being expressive of consciousness itself. It’s like continuing to serve consciousness (God) if you like, by sacrificing your oneness with consciousness, you are still serving consciousness through expressing consciousness itself in various ways.

Why continue to be so expressive of this consciousness, isn’t this consciousness already aware of it’s own consciousness as a whole without  this consciousness being continually being expressive of itself?

Buddha to me is a good example of consciousness itself (God). This consciousness is always being tempted, like Buddha was, until Buddha become enlightened to itself, this means all of what consciousness is, needs to be enlightened to itself through awareness and it’s expressions of this awareness. Everything being expressed is of this one consciousness, there are no other consciousness’s being expressed here. If this one consciousness is still expressing itself through egotism, this consciousness isn’t truly enlightened to itself through it’s expressions of itself.

This consciousness is aware and enlightened until it expresses itself through individual forms, it’s seemingly obviously unable to be expressive of it’s enlightened state through it’s individual expressions.

There however is something else to consider here, isn’t consciousness itself, by being so expressive of itself in various ways, becoming more aware of it’s own expressions through expressing itself in various ways?  Consciousness is basically expressing everything it’s aware it is, in other words every individual expression is an expression of consciousness’s awareness of itself.  If you are able to express your whole self, you are one with yourself. Basically, consciousness itself is showing how of oneness it truly is, it’s totally accepting all of what it is by the way it expresses itself, there is no judgment of what expressions are worthy or unworthy here.  As soon as you judge a worthy or an unworthy, are you one with yourself? 

People like Buddha, for example, realise what they are being tempted by is within them, it’s a part of them, however, the reason one is not tempted to express such temptations is due to being aware of all of what they are, not just what the controlling ego tells them what they are.

The soul is also not all of who we are, it’s but one of numerous expressions of consciousness itself, but collectively, all the souls make up a collective singular consciousness. 

We have always known it’s worth being aware beyond the human and souls perceptions because that is who we are as a whole.