Contributing Writer for Wake Up World
The story of Jesus was always meant to be a metaphor – a gift from benevolence to each and every one of us. It was never meant to be just about one man. It was an example of how the ‘Christ Consciousness’ – that of non-judgmental discernment – can be embodied in each and every one of us, no matter what colour, creed or religion. Likewise the crucifixion itself was a pure metaphor leading to evolutionary freedom – to our Ascension. So what exactly is it telling us? How can the metaphor help?…
Crucifying the Ego
The name of our level 4 course “Crucifying the Ego” was chosen purposefully by the divine. Yes it’s confrontational. But actually it’s not just about confronting pain (as the name may seem), because on the flip side of the same coin, is sheer joy and sensitivity. When you truly confront your fears of the moment, going deep into them, then you discover a thread of truth, a thread of unrealised consciousness now bubbling to the surface. A gift. A nugget of soul gold that’s been buried in the sediment of life’s stream.
Take boredom for example. Have you truly confronted boredom? Sat alone for an indeterminate period of time, in a quiet dark space, with no external stimulation at all and confronted the tight inner grasping for some kind of distraction – where anything at all will do.
Ah yes, the very essence from which comfort eating and TV soap opera repeats are fabricated!
Yet there’s absolutely nothing to fear from this confrontation. Nor the self consciousness that makes you quiver in front of the confident. Nor the victim mentality that makes you quake before the controller. Nor the perfectly authentic feeling of responsibility that is perverted to obligation. But if we can honour such feelings – because they exist – accept them as they are, not need them to go away, and instead go right into the very heart of them and feel the inner contraction, then we have a golden opportunity. We have the chance to be totally and absolutely free!
The matrix exists at every sentient level
You and I have been plugged into a matrix of aneasthetisation and desensitisation. Humanity has been programmed with conditioning and fear to accept a way of living that is so much less than what we are. A whole society has been fabricated on that fear and used to mercilessly exploit life to the nth degree.
It is this that we need to confront – step-by-step,
it is this that we need to unplug from.
The matrix infuses every society and organisation from health & education to business & commerce, from science & technology to spirituality & religion. Every logistic of energy and resource, we each depend upon daily, is a part of that system which is currently bleeding the earth dry.
That’s why as society collapses around our ears it will feel like being ‘crucified’.
That’s why it pays to embrace it now, to unplug, to disconnect.
If we face it willingly now, then as the myth explodes, we will not explode with it.
But we have to understand that we are not just plugged into the matrix at the level of mind. You cannot simply decide you are no longer governed and influenced by it. The matrix is infused within practically every sentient layer within us. Our constant daily behaviours are shaped by this grid of conditioning….
That is until we decide to confront every single situation and choice that we make.
That is until we make the constant conscious choice.
And when we do that, we are finally set free. But make no mistake, this confrontation – when truly embraced – will feel like a crucifixion in every aspect of your being. Once you know and accept that, it means you can progress, it becomes manageable, it’s easy – almost!
Like walking on hot coals
“It’s like walking on hot coals. You feel the heat. But you don’t give in to the contraction. Instead you do the very opposite. You open and expand into everything you can now touch that wants to retract. You soften more, you feel your way in with the yielding divine feminine – the soft sensitivity – into that tight density. And what do you discover? It’s not so bad. It’s not so bad at all. The deeper you go, the deeper you uncover the myth. And as you follow that intense inner journey, you’re bringing light into all those internal cracks and crevices, opening all the doorways to those closed inner closets.”
And on the other side? Every pore of you, every sinew, every thread of consciousness in your body sparks into life. There’s nothing closed off to you any more, there’s nothing to run and hide from. You are truly free.
This is the metaphor the crucifixion reveals. It’s the continual confrontation of the pain of the moment. Not retracting. Dropping deeply through surface level thought and emotion, pulling on the true vibration, the exposed thread of consciousness that unveils and reveals a hidden truth about life itself.
Crucifying the Ego
This is Crucifying the Ego. We’d love for you to come join us in the heart of the fire and taste the amazing liberation on the other side of it…
See you soon!
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- Discovering the Purpose of Your Incarnation
- Winds of Adversity
- A Wave of Transformational Change is Building in the Field
- The Great Realignment (Part 1): the New Paradigm
- In Enlightenment, Does Duality Dissolve?
- Learning from and Communicating with Animals
- Kundalini Activation – Reclaiming Your True Nature
- Why Human Identity Will Never Solve Human Problems
- Positively Thriving Through the Collapse of Civilisation
About the author:
Openhand is the name we give to a highly evolved benevolent consciousness that has been around since the dawning of time. It is that energy which works within the weave of the fabric of life, helping to unravel blockages, rebalance disharmony and bring greater enlightenment to the universe. It works as a synchronistic mirror, revealing what is holding us back and how we can take the next evolutionary step.
My soul is intimately connected with the higher dimensions where I find myself in communion with this benevolent presence most of the time. We ‘speak’ through the language of telepathic synchronicity: plain knowing of signs and symbols, an intuitive, objective interpretation of the flow of the moment which helps me understand and realise the various underlying impulses that are activating and influencing people’s lives here in the lower realm. The Openhand Foundation works on behalf of this energy, helping ground its presence in this realm.