Sunday, October 7, 2012

LADDER OF LIFE...A revision 10/7/12

This revision is merely an updating of this blog.  My phrase "Ladder of Life" is an analogy to help me explain the Purpose of Life.... and yes, I believe there is a Purpose of Life, and I discuss this in considerable detail in my book:"Esochology and the Purpose of Life".Published by Publish America in 2009.

To begin this fascinating trip into one of the most secretive areas of the great "Unknown" of Life, I am asking you to use your creative juices and imagine a huge step ladder, the bottom rungs of which are much wider than the rungs as they ascend... because upon the bottom rungs of this ladder are perched the majority of Souls that have committed to Life. Committed to life? What does "Committing to Life" mean?

Generally unknown to most people [other than some Eastern mystics, or those familiar with mysticism], is the fact that there are numberless Souls existing on the Astral and Causal regions of Creation who have yet to "commit" to "Life". And what I am revealing here is virtually unknown in the West.

In other words, there are numberless Souls living their lives quite contentedly on the Astral and Causal regions of Creation who have little understanding of Life, and even less interest.

Those Souls presently on Earth, you and I, have made an effort to Commit to Life.  And in doing so, we have pledged to abide by both the Law of Karma, and the fact of Reincarnation.  And not all Souls that have committed to Life are human beings. So, if you are reading this, I assume you have evolved to the point of being human.  If you have a pet, look at your pet and realize that you were once a pet for another Soul that was more evolved than you.  This is a very different perspective, right? 

You do not have to believe me, of course.  But, you would be wise to at least lean in my direction just a bit.

In my work, I make two different references to "life.  I use the term "Life", with a capital "L", to refer to the many Esoteric [usually invisible] operations to which we are subject. And I use  a lower case "l" life  to refer to those things we can see, taste, touch, and easily think about.  It is this lower case "l" life that those confined to Intellectualism refer when they speak of life.

The fact is, it is the rare individual who can "experience" the capital "L" Life.  And such a person does not use his/her brain to do this.  In fact, the brain will never be able to perceive those elements of Life that are invisible to it.  Of course this makes sense.... if you can accept the premise that 3/4ths of oneself are invisible to ones brain?

Alas, the typical person who is confined to Intellectualism is unable to access his/her faculty of Intuition sufficiently to "experience" what I have just written.  So, this fact goes unknown and unknowable to what I refer to as "unenlightened" individuals.  In the past, I have also used the term "thinker-type" individual for those unable to experience the Esoteric 3/4ths of Reality.

What determines whether or not a Soul is "Enlightened"? Well, this is where the Ladder of Life [or LoL] comes in.

A Soul ascends the LoL by slowly "completing Karma" over many, many lifetimes.  I have just introduced two concepts that are not well known or even accepted in much of America.  The fact of Reincarnation [many lifetimes] is largely denied in America due to the need of Christianity to insist that Man only has one life in which to explore the entire Creation.  This belief of Christianity is based on early misinterpretations of the Bible - explained momentarily.

The second fact [or concept] is that of "completing" Karma. In the East, it is understood that we Souls interact with Life in response to the Law of Karma.  The Law of Karma is an Absolute Law, and every Soul that has committed to Life is subject to the Law of Karma.  There are no exceptions to this. None. Nata.

The Bible speaks to Man has having one life to live. And this is true, in that each lifetime a Soul experiences begins at birth, and ends at death.  One lifetime.  However, EACH life a Soul lives is one lifetime.  And generally, all ties to ones previous lifetime are severed in terms of "memory".  Although very strong attachments do tend to propel one to those with whom ones Soul has attachment.  And too, those who are attached to ones Soul make perfect mothers and fathers for ones next incarnation.  In fact, those to whom one has rendered service, or those who "owe" one a birth, are obligated to provide that birth to ones Soul.

Occasionally, a child will have vague memory of a past life, but in America, the child is told it is nuts, and this is quickly forgotten by children.  This is forgotten along with a child's faculty of Intuition that,  too  often.... when both parents and teachers mock, make fun of, and punish Enlightened children as they attempt to make use of their Intuition.  The very Enlightenment of some children is feared by many adults [unintentionally of course].  As a consequence, Enlightened children deny their hard-won gifts, and try to be like the unenlightened around themselves. This denial often results in children being labeled dumb, retarded, and many other labels, all equally demeaning and harmful. 

This is most unfortunate, but this loss to the nation of its most Enlightened youth is meaningless to those who are confined to Intellectualism in America.  More on this HERE.  In this Iron Age of Man [due I believe to end 12/21/2012] the number of unenlightened Souls far outnumber those who are Enlightened.

So, when an evolved Soul within an otherwise seemingly normal physical body "experiences" some bit of Esoteric Truth [some higher relative truth], that person is doing so by use of his/her faculty of Intuition.  We do not discuss Intuition much in America, because it is Esoteric... or can't be perceived by the brain, and thus, it is too scary to unenlightened people.

 The "key" to understanding the whole of Life requires one to know something about the "Purpose of Life".   I mentioned my book on this topic.  The central element of the Purpose of Life is to realize that the Soul is composed of "Neutral Spiritual Energy", or NSgy.  More about NSgy Here

The Purpose of Life is to do Karma. One rises up the rungs of the Ladder of Life by accumulating "Spiritual Evolution".... which is the result of "completing" Karma. And this entire process takes place entirely "within" oneself. Within the "mystical" and Esoteric realms operating within oneself. But nothing of this "within" can be seen or experienced by ones physical senses or ones brain or its thinking.  Only when one has become Enlightened can one "see" anything of the mystical connections taking place "within" oneself.

So, each Soul is slowly ascending the LoL by "completing" Karma.  And this is taking place, whether or not one believes in any of what I have mentioned.  Once can believe it, or not.
Brother-James
Peace

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

The LADDER OF LIFE.....

My phrase "Ladder of Life" is an analogy to help explain the Purpose of Life.... and yes, I believe there is a Purpose of Life, and I discuss this in considerable detail in my book: "Esochology and the Purpose of Life". Published by Publish America in 2009.

To begin this fascinating trip into one of the most secretive areas of the great "Unknown" of Life, use your creative juices and imagine a huge step ladder, the bottom rungs of which are much wider than the rungs as they ascend... because upon the bottom rungs of this ladder are perched the majority of Souls that have committed to Life. Committed to life? A Soul can "commit" to life?

Generally unknown to people [other than some Eastern mystics, or those familiar with mysticism] is the fact that there are numberless Souls existing on the Astral and Causal regions of Creation who have yet to "commit" to "Life". By using the term "Life", I refer to the many Esoteric [usually unseen] operations that each of us are subjected to that are built into Life [my term for the totality of everything taking place in support of every Soul as it fulfills the "Purpose of Life"].

To explain what the phrase "The Purpose of Life" means is easy...... if one comprehends what the Law of Karma means? Unfortunately, in the West, very few people realize what the Law of Karma means. And this lack of understanding is due to 1. The Christian penchant for the mistaken notion that Man has only one life to live; 2. The denial of the Esoteric two-thirds of Man by modern mental health; 3. A natural "built-in" fear of the "Unknown" subtly existing within the MIND of almost every single person. The net result of this "denial" is that in America, the majority of citizens ignore the Esoteric two-thirds of themselves and do not realize they are doing so. And modern mental health has systematically supported this denial for the last century.

The Purpose of Life is to do Karma. One rises up the rungs of the Ladder of Life by accumulating "Spiritual Evolution".... which is the result of "completing" Karma. And this entire process takes place entirely "within" oneself. Within the "mystical" and Esoteric realms operating within oneself. But nothing of this "within" can be seen or experienced by ones physical senses or ones brain or its thinking.

The fact is.... the ONLY way to access the Esoteric dimensions operating within oneself is via ones faculty of intuition. This "secret" continues because modern mental health is in denial of the Esoteric two-thirds of Man.

I have coined the term "Esotransmutation" to refer to the many Esoteric elements within Man that makeup this mystical and fascinating process of Reality .

What if I were to say that the Purpose of Life is "to do Karma". Would this make perfect sense to you? If so, then you know what Karma means. If you don't know what Karma means, check it out: " Karma" . Again, a simple verbal listing of words does not Karma explain. The most important aspects of Life are Esoteric. And since the Esoteric dimensions of Man exist beyond the grasp of ones brain, thinking, and physical senses, it cannot be conveyed by words. But it can be "experienced" by ones faculty of intuition. Ones intuition is an aspect of ones Apapsyche - [Operational Energy of ones Soul].

The fact that the Esoteric dimensions of Man cannot be known by ones brain or physical senses.... by thinking about them or by talking about them [except in the "abstract" by using abstract references], really limits people in their discovery of the Esoteric dimensions "within" themselves. And since the field of education in America ignores the faculty of intuition - along with science and modern mental health or "BS&bp" [Behavioral Science and the oxymoron "behavioral psychology"], it is relatively difficult for most people to discover this most important faculty of Man. The intellectualism we admire so much keeps the Truth from us.

So, the "Ladder of Life" is simply my way of picturing the process by which we Souls accumulate CDKA&EU. How we rise in Spirituality, in other words.