Nithin and Jeremy discuss a 1999 Q’uo session discussing the individual self and its characteristics. We are constantly balancing between our spiritual center and this bag of biases, behaviors, and details we call our personality. As we continue to seek and grow, it is typical to feel like we’re living dual lives: a spiritual one and a “normal” one. Essentially, those of Q’uo explain that incarnation is an attempt to bring those two lives into one coherent expression of love and service through navigating the distortions inherent in manifestation.
In the imperfect curation of our total selves into a socially and personally acceptable personality, we work to accept as well as release many aspects we accrete to this self. In the present moment, we understand better our true nature as infinite, free, and secure without relying on the artifice of ego or the reductive power of intellect. We then can better appreciate the distortions of evolution in all their variety, providing one sensory organ for the Creator’s infinite exploration of itself through our unique, individual self.
- Q’uo on our true nature (May 23, 1999)
- Ra on infinity and the self (Session 1, Question 7)
- Hatonn on accretion and release of elements of self (May 1, 1983)
- Hatonn on power, polarity, and evolution (Aug 9 1978)
- Ra on the center to infinity (Session 82, Question 7)
- Ra on spontaneous expression (Session 41, Question 19)
- Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now (Eckhart Teachings)
- Q’uo on details (April 6, 2003): “That which distracts is always a detail, that which calls you back to remembrance is always discipline.”
- Ra on negativity of details (Session 26, Question 36)
On this episode, Jeremy discusses dreams and dreamwork with Jamie Liestman, long time seeker in the Law of One tradition who presented on the subject at the Working Group’s April membership meeting. Drawing from contacts with Q’uo and Ra, they explore the purpose and use of dreams in polarization and the discipline of the personality, drawing upon Confederation insight into the sometimes misunderstood role of emotional resonance in this time/space aspect of consciousness. Several techniques for working more compassionately and authentically with dreams are addressed, and this prompts some subtle but profound changes in how we think about the mind and consciousness.
Nithin joins Jeremy to discuss an oft overlooked concept in Confederation philosophy: what those of Ra described as the “sinkhole of indifference” between service-to-others and service-to-self. The issue is not simply the lack of choice on how to express one’s love and thereby continue evolving through the densities, but more tragically how refusing to make a heartfelt choices creates a feedback loop that keeps a person seeking comfort, sleep, and stasis.
How does one succeed in not succumbing to the pressure exerted by society without polarizing negatively? The pair breakdown the nuances of polarity and speculate on the nature of the sinkhole and the opportunities to serve those trapped by fear and the inability to commit to love.
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- Ra on the sinkhole of indifference (Session 17, Question 33)
- Ra on the consequences of remaining unpolarized (Session 20, Question 17)
- Ra (not Hatonn, although I’m sure they count) as the Brothers and Sisters of Sorrow (Session 12, Question 26)
- Jesus on the light yoke of service (Matthew 11:28)
- Pema Chodron, When Things Fall Apart (Pema Chödrön Foundation)
- Q’uo on fear, polarity, and power (January 1, 2006)
- Ra on the transformation of mind archetype (Session 100, Question 6)
- Hatonn on serving the unpolarized (April 23, 2023)
- Q’uo on the mechanics of opportunity (July 31, 2023)
- Gary Bean, Tilting at Windmills (L/L Research Library)
Nithin and Jeremy welcome Jon Firman to discuss ritual magic and its place in practicing the Law of One philosophy. Jon tells us a bit about his experience with the western magical tradition, and we explore the Confederation’s ideas on the matter. Those of Ra confirm a definition of magic as the ability to effect changes in consciousness at will, and we discuss the issues at play in honing that personal will and the way it works with polarization, service, the Archetypal Mind, prayer, and other topics with which this podcast normally deals.
- Jon Firman’s Inspire369 (Youtube channel, Substack, and Twitter)
- Thelema (Wikipedia) and the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn (Wikipedia)
- Ra on magical potential and the will (Session 79, Question 32)
- Q’uo on magic, faith, and polarity (June 14, 1992)
- Ra on the “quiet horror” of third density (Session 17, Question 23)
- Ra on service to others through magic (Session 71, Question 16)
- Stephen Tyman on Thinking with Symbols (Youtube)
- Ra on the “keys to unknowing” (Session 84, Question 7)
- Robert Anton Wilson, neuro-linguistic programming, and magic (Wikipedia, Youtube, and Robert Anton Wilson Fans Germania)
- Ra on catalyst and the magical (Session 94, Question 20)
- Foolish Fish’s video tutorial on the Lesser Banishing Ritual of the Pentagram (Youtube)
- Q’uo on the nature of practicing magic and the Archetypal Mind (February 12, 2006)
- Douglas Rushkoff’s Aleister and Adolf (Rushkoff.com)
- Monka on networking the light within us (January 15, 2023)
Jeremy and Nithin assemble once more to tackle one of the greatest mysteries of the Creation: balancing the cosmic force of love with the poise of wisdom. After defining these concepts, they explore how these attempts we make at balance look and feel in life, addressing their impact on the energy centers, our ethics, and our service. This balance is something even those of Ra and the Confederation have gotten wrong, and they explore how the mechanism of trial and error navigates spiritual evolution through the many temptations of excessively foolish love and manipulative, calculating wisdom of the negative path.
However, with compassionate wisdom that partakes of the deeper aspects of our intelligence and our faith, one can accept the pain and hardship of catalysis as part of the mystery of incarnate agency. This pushes us to learn how one can help the Creator guide its love and light where it might best help without such a tight attachment to a specific approach or outcome. Through reflection and inner inquiry we build a capacity to use our lessons to build wisdom with a light touch. We do not need to close our heart or foreclose on our creative ability to transcend zero sum scenarios in weighing the tough decisions stemming from service.
Nithin joins Jeremy to discuss an area of shared interest: the orange and yellow ray energy centers and the way they are worked with in our very human, very organized lives. Distinguishing between those one-on-one, orange ray relationships and the more coordinated, socially inflected yellow ray roles is not always clear. However, the more we can understand our catalyst in these two centers, the more we can open the pathway to the green ray center, the springboard to the higher energies. These issues and frameworks for approaching them are discussed in light of friendships, professional settings, power dynamics, service opportunities, and other real world situations where the effect of the cultural and personal distortions vary.
- Ra on yellow and orange ray possession issues (Session 32, Question 14)
- The Master-Slave Dialectic (The Phenomenology of Spirit, G. W. F. Hegel)
- In this episode, Jeremy erroneously attributes this concept to Friedrich Nietzsche, who is known for a concept called “Master-Slave Morality,” a totally different idea.
- Ra on the orange and yellow rays (Session 32, Question 2)
- Ra on the hierarchical nature of the Intelligent Energy (Session 3, Question 8)
- Definition of social and political power (Wikipedia article)
- Q’uo on how the service to others entity relates to negativity within as a source of grit (September 21, 2003)
- Ra on the unblocked yellow ray energy center (Session 102, Question 11)
- Ra on second density consciousness (Session 19, Question 15)
- Latwii on the energy centers and their associated attitudes (June 15, 1990)
- Q’uo on the yellow yay energies of organizations (August 1, 2021)
- Ra on reverting to orange ray (Session 41, Question 14)
- Jeremy and Ryan discussing the red, orange, and yellow ray energy centers (Episode 8)
After taking most of February and March off, Ryan and Jeremy are back, this time continuing to explore sessions recently published on the Living Love and Light podcast by addressing Confederation commentary on the subject of purity. Hatonn and Latwii go to great lengths to distinguish their definition of purity from how it is regarded spiritually or religiously in our society. Instead of stressing purity as an adherence to rules or a removal of certain parts of ourselves, they emphasize the simple and wholesome radiation of the Creator’s light within us. The very nature of incarnation requires the admixture of elements that will seem to make us impure, yet our seeking and striving to polarize allows us to purify our intentions and render the imperfections of life moot.
Nithin Reddy joins Jeremy once more to dive into what those of Q’uo describe as the mysteries and paradoxes of service. How do we know whether we’re truly serving the other self, when the other self may not understand its own spiritual project and true desire? How do we give freely with no conditions so that we can give others the freedom to discover themselves that we seek to give ourselves? What do we as servants desire from those we serve, and how do we use even services that go poorly as ways to understand ourselves better? Where do the social norms and pressures fit into all this?
We can strive to be more polarized, but this is so difficult without any way to judge our polarity. Service encompasses all of the mysteries contained in an illusion of separation refracting and mediating the underlying unity of the Creator. Q’uo offers novel approaches to keeping the faith that love expressed and received are the true natures of service. As we learn to abide in patience and bring through more and more purified love and light, we make ourselves open, available, and even grateful for all the opportunities for growth and connection that service offers.
Happy Tuesday, other selves! Returning to the session first discussed in episode 32, Ryan and Jeremy follow Q’uo’s segue from discussing the higher self to exploring a highly specialized and articulated version of that self. The magical personality is a powerful way that we access our future sixth density self’s wisdom and experience to use in our third density life now. However, it must be used with reverence and caution. What does it mean to invoke the magical personality, and what are the ways in which it may be accomplished? How do we build the best relationship with this powerful form of consciousness?
Happy Wednesday, other selves! On this episode, Ryan jumps back on the mic for another romp through the Confederation philosophy’s finer points, this time focusing on a Q’uo session from 1989 dealing with the idea of the higher self. Jeremy and Ryan work through half of the session, talking about the concept of true simultaneity, the drama of polarity through sixth density, and the nature of the higher self as a gift from ourselves so crucial to our continued evolution.
We will pick up the rest of the session next time as Q’uo bridges the gap between the higher self and the magical personality, that invocation of the higher self in our waking consciousness. As always, let us know how we’re doing!