Ask: Are we being thought?
Are we being thought? Is the one split mind, that fragments into 7 billion and then other species’ minds, thinking our life situations that come to us and then our decision maker has only 2 choices which teacher to listen to, the holy spirit or ego, we really don't have any other active ability to attract what we want in life just the way we interpret it, is this correct? – JB
No, you are not being thought. You are the one mind doing the thinking. But when you identify with a personal self (ego) you think that you are the thought in some other Mind. Maybe you label that Mind, God; maybe you never bother to label it. You may not even think of yourself as in mind but in a real universe of form. But it is the equivalent to a personal self having a dream while sleeping and thinking that they are a figure in the dream rather than the dreamer of the dream.
This is the split in the mind. It seems like there is “you” and a universe outside of you with many billions of minds. Or that there is your mind and a mind outside your mind in which you reside. But there is really just one mind thinking it all. You will not come to this awareness through the personal thought system, however. But you will become aware of this as you grow aware of Truth.
The personal thought system interprets this awareness with fear. This is why you will not look at this idea while you are listening to the personal thought system. It equates responsibility with blame. Look at what you have wrought! This whole tragic, painful, limited universe of form that is the opposite of God in every way! But that is because it wants to make the universe of form real to you. As you grow aware of Truth formlessness becomes the real experience for you and you recognize that form is just an empty, meaningless idea. You do not have to give it any thought. And you certainly do not have to feel guilty about it.
On a personal level you do attract whatever shows up in the personal self’s life. But whatever it is it is always meaningless and open to interpretation. That is why, if you want inner peace, it makes no sense at all to be concerned with what is or is not showing up in the universe of form. It has no meaning in itself. And if you give it meaning you make it real to you and teach yourself that you are what you are not. This keeps you in conflict.
For a while, the world will still be very real to you and you will not be able to avoid interpreting it. The personal thought system offers an interpretation that emphasizes the details and reinforces your sense of lack and limitation. The Holy Spirit offers an interpretation that looks at the larger unfolding and reinforces your awareness that all must be unfolding perfectly because you are aware of Truth. These are the choices in interpretation that lead to your sense of conflict or peace. And, in time, you will not need any interpretation because you will not be giving form much thought at all.
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