Hi guys,

I see my own personal development as a significant part of my life and I love the realisations about myself that I often uncover. Feelings of unworthiness is a recent example and I take my cue from Source/my Higher Self who sees me as worthy in my rewiring my subconscious and genuinely feeling worthy.

When we croak do we take these learnings/remembrances with us into the next incarnation and won't need to go through this exercise again? I'm guessing not as the next incarnation will be to rediscover something else about us that we've lost sight of such as feeling unloveable.

I love the discussion on this forum and look forward to your replies!

asked 22 Jan '13, 04:57

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Focus Dude

edited 22 Jan '13, 05:14

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Barry Allen ♦♦

@Focus Dude Welcome to IQ .@supergirl asked a question a couple of weeks ago about a book. Brian L Weiss "Many lives..Many masters. which you might find interesting and enriching ... http://www.inwardquest.com/questions/67889/what-do-you-think-about-the-messages-in-the-book-many-lives-many-masters-by-brian-weiss

(22 Jan '13, 06:06) ursixx

Thanks @ursixx, I'll check it out

(22 Jan '13, 06:30) Focus Dude

focus dude, your soul gains the wisdom of all experiences it has while cloaked in material form, but on your descent back into a reincarnation you become conscious as a human babe, but not automatically self-consciousness. that has to be rediscovered or dusted off and appreciated by you

(22 Jan '13, 19:50) fred
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When a puppet understands it is the strings which bind it that give the puppet life. That it is thanks to those strings the puppet can play any play and put up any show, the strings will no longer be eternal imprisonment, they will become the way.

I have journeyed the whole way and reached its end as I find myself standing at the beginning.

When I didn't know, I wanted to learn. Now I would like to forget all I've learned. When I was attached, I wanted to break free. Now I stretch my arms and ask for chains to bind me again.

Let the chains that bind me make me dance, through times of heartaches and romance. Each movement, turn and step, guide me gently so that I forget, all that is life, all I've seen through, delusions and the worlds so untrue. Move my strings, give me taste of life. Whatever stage will be alright.

We are nothingness or the puppets. And through senses or the strings, we are moved, we realize life. Some people didn't like it and in their "rebellion" grew aware of these strings. They ran to Himalayas and lived in temples practicing awareness of the strings, hoping that would keep them away from their effects. But it doesn't. The only thing that cuts the strings and negate their effect is death.

Enlightened puppet does not fear its strings, it enjoys them even more than any mortal could.

In other words, all journeys have their end, even the spiritual one. I won't reincarnate again. There's no reason to anymore.

Now it's time to go :) Enjoy it here, I can tell you'll like it.

Paalam na.

P.S.: just so someone doesn't misinterpret what I just said again. ;)

I grew up and kept growing till I became a child. I calmed myself so much I became wild. I thought of everything I forgot it all. And the more I asked and the more I answered, the emptier I was. I finally feel full, having nothing at all.

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answered 22 Jan '13, 06:41

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It is easier to carry an empty cup than one that is filled to the brim.

The sharper the knife the easier it is to dull. The more wealth you possess the harder it is to protect. Pride brings it's own trouble.

When you have accomplished your goal simply walk away. This is the path way to Heaven.

(22 Jan '13, 07:15) ursixx

wow..the rymes are really good :) @calonlan

(24 Jan '13, 05:27) supergirl

I have wondered about this as well, and I think that it's easy to look at things like you're hitting a reset button and doing it all over again in different circumstances. However, if you look at things as though time is not linear, it can be perceived differently. If you believe that there is only now and that all time happens simultaneously, then it's easier to perceive that this awareness can be a light that shines across all paths at once. Forgetting who and what you are again does not have to be so, because that way no longer serves you.


answered 22 Jan '13, 11:24

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Thanks Symbiotix, that helps a lot. :)

(22 Jan '13, 11:44) Focus Dude

Perhaps your higher self already knows who he is, and perhaps your growth is , and always has been complete. Sure your earthly/carnal brain is developing all the time, but your spirit/soul/consciousness at its highest level may already be the finished article so to speak.



answered 22 Jan '13, 12:20

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Monty Riviera

James Redfield in his book The Tenth Insight speaks of this continuum until perfection of the Earth.

This was the reason for my post about turning Earth into a Utopia. Supposedly when we all remember our birth vision we remember the world vision to end duality of beliefs.

It should be pointed out this is a fiction book, but it does give you something to think about.


answered 22 Jan '13, 13:15

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edited 22 Jan '13, 13:28

But those who are to receive teaching are the living, who are inscribed in the book of the living. It is about themselves that they receive instruction, receiving it from the Father, turning again to him. Since the perfection of the totality is in the Father, it is necessary for the totality to ascend to him. Then, if one has knowledge, he receives what are his own, and draws them to himself. For he who is ignorant is in need, and what he lacks is great, since he lacks that which will make him perfect. Since the perfection of the totality is in the Father, and it is necessary for the totality to ascend to him, and for each one to receive what are his own, he enrolled them in advance, having prepared them to give to those who came forth from him.

Those whose name he knew in advance were called at the end, so that one who has knowledge is the one whose name the Father has uttered. For he whose name has not been spoken is ignorant. Indeed, how is one to hear, if his name has not been called? For he who is ignorant until the end is a creature of oblivion, and he will vanish along with it. If not, how is it that these miserable ones have no name, (that) they do not have the call? Therefore, if one has knowledge, his is from above. If he is called, he hears, he answers, and he turns to him who is calling him, and ascends to him. And he knows in what manner he is called. Having knowledge, he does the will of the one who called him, he wishes to be pleasing to him, he receives rest. Each one's name comes to him. He who is to have knowledge in this manner knows where he comes from and where he is going. He knows as one who, having become drunk, has turned away from his drunkenness, (and) having returned to himself, has set right what are his own.

He has brought many back from error. He has gone before them to their places, from which they had moved away, since it was on account of the depth that they received error, the depth of the one who encircles all spaces, while there is none that encircles him. It was a great wonder that they were in the Father, not knowing him, and (that) they were able to come forth by themselves, since they were unable to comprehend or to know the one in whom they were. For if his will had not thus emerged from him - for he revealed it in view of a knowledge in which all its emanations concur.

This is the knowledge of the living book, which he revealed to the aeons at the end as his letters, revealing how they are not vowels nor are they consonants, so that one might read them and think of something foolish, but (rather that) they are letters of the truth, which they alone speak who know them. Each letter is a complete <thought>, like a complete book, since they are letters written by the Unity, the Father having written them for the aeons, in order that by means of his letters they should know the Father.

While his wisdom contemplates the Word, and his teaching utters it, his knowledge has revealed <it>. While forebearance is a crown upon it, and his gladness is in harmony with it, his glory has exalted it, his image has revealed it, his repose has received it into itself, his love has made a body over it, his fidelity has embraced it. In this way, the Word of the Father goes forth in the totality, as the fruit of his heart and an impression of his will. But it supports the totality, purifying them, bringing them back into the Father, into the Mother, Jesus of the infinite sweetness.

The Father reveals his bosom. - Now his bosom is the Holy Spirit. - He reveals what is hidden of him - what is hidden of him is his Son - so that through the mercies of the Father, the aeons may know him and cease laboring in search of the Father, resting there in him, knowing that this is the (final) rest. Having filled the deficiency, he abolished the form - the form of it is the world, that in which he served. - For the place where there is envy and strife is deficient, but the place where (there is) Unity is perfect. Since the deficiency came into being because the Father was not known, therefore, when the Father is known, from that moment on, the deficiency will no longer exist. As in the case of the ignorance of a person, when he comes to have knowledge, his ignorance vanishes of itself, as the darkness vanishes when the light appears, so also the deficiency vanishes in the perfection. So from that moment on, the form is not apparent, but it will vanish in the fusion of Unity, for now their works lie scattered. In time, Unity will perfect the spaces. It is within Unity that each one will attain himself; within knowledge, he will purify himself from multiplicity into Unity, consuming matter within himself like fire, and darkness by light, death by life.

If indeed these things have happened to each one of us, then we must see to it above all that the house will be holy and silent for the Unity - as in the case of some people who moved out of dwellings having jars that in spots were not good. They would break them, and the master of the house would not suffer loss. Rather, <he> is glad, because in place of the bad jars (there are) full ones which are made perfect. For such is the judgment which has come from above. It has passed judgment on everyone; it is a drawn sword, with two edges, cutting on either side. When the Word appeared, the one that is within the heart of those who utter it - it is not a sound alone, but it became a body - a great disturbance took place among the jars, because some had been emptied, others filled; that is, some had been supplied, others poured out, some had been purified, still others broken up. All the spaces were shaken and disturbed, because they had no order nor stability. Error was upset, not knowing what to do; it was grieved, in mourning, afflicting itself because it knew nothing. When knowledge drew near it - this is the downfall of (error) and all its emanations - error is empty, having nothing inside.

Truth appeared; all its emanations knew it. They greeted the Father in truth with a perfect power that joins them with the Father. For, as for everyone who loves the truth - because the truth is the mouth of the Father; his tongue is the Holy Spirit - he who is joined to the truth is joined to the Father's mouth by his tongue, whenever he is to receive the Holy Spirit, since this is the manifestation of the Father, and his revelation to his aeons.

He manifested what was hidden of him; he explained it. For who contains, if not the Father alone? All the spaces are his emanations. They have known that they came forth from him, like children who are from a grown man. They knew that they had not yet received form, nor yet received a name, each one of which the Father begets. Then, when they receive form by his knowledge, though truly within him, they do not know him. But the Father is perfect, knowing every space within him. If he wishes, he manifests whomever he wishes, by giving him form and giving him a name, and he gives a name to him, and brings it about that those come into existence who, before they come into existence, are ignorant of him who fashioned them.

I do not say, then, that they are nothing (at all) who have not yet come into existence, but they are in him who will wish that they come into existence when he wishes, like the time that is to come. Before all things appear, he knows what he will produce. But the fruit which is not yet manifest does not know anything, nor does it do anything. Thus also, every space which is itself in the Father is from the one who exists, who established it from what does not exist. For he who has no root has no fruit either, but though he thinks to himself, "I have come into being," yet he will perish by himself. For this reason, he who did not exist at all will never come into existence. What, then, did he wish him to think of himself? This: "I have come into being like the shadows and phantoms of the night." When the light shines on the terror which that person had experienced, he knows that it is nothing.

Thus, they were ignorant of the Father, he being the one whom they did not see. Since it was terror and disturbance and instability and doubt and division, there were many illusions at work by means of these, and (many) empty fictions, as if they were sunk in sleep, and found themselves in disturbing dreams. Either (there is) a place to which they are fleeing, or without strength they come (from) having chased after others, or they are involved in striking blows, or they are receiving blows themselves, or they have fallen from high places, or they take off into the air, though they do not even have wings. Again, sometimes (it is as) if people were murdering them, though there is no one even pursuing them, or they themselves are killing their neighbors, for they have been stained with their blood. When those who are going through all these things wake up, they see nothing, they who were in the midst of all these disturbances, for they are nothing. Such is the way of those who have cast ignorance aside from them like sleep, not esteeming it as anything, nor do they esteem its works as solid things either, but (rather,) they leave them behind like a dream in the night. The knowledge of the Father, they value as the dawn. This is the way each one has acted, as though asleep at the time when he was ignorant. And this is the way he has <come to="" knowledge="">, as if he had awakened. {and} Good for the man who will return and awaken. And blessed is he who has opened the eyes of the blind.

And the Spirit ran after him, hastening from waking him up. Having extended his hand to him who lay upon the ground, he set him up on his feet, for he had not yet risen. He gave them the means of knowing the knowledge of the Father and the revelation of his Son. For when they had seen him and had heard him, he granted them to taste him, and to smell him, and to touch the beloved Son.

When he had appeared, instructing them about the Father, the incomprehensible one, when he had breathed into them what is in the thought, doing his will, when many had received the light, they turned to him. For the material ones were strangers, and did not see his likeness, and had not known him. For he came by means of fleshly form, while nothing blocked his course, because incorruptibility is irresistible, since he, again, spoke new things, still speaking about what is in the heart of the Father, having brought forth the flawless Word.

When light had spoken through his mouth, as well as his voice, which gave birth to life, he gave them thought and understanding, and mercy and salvation, and the powerful spirit from the infiniteness and the sweetness of the Father. Having made punishments and tortures cease - for it was they which were leading astray from his face some who were in need of mercy, in error and in bonds - he both destroyed them with power and confounded them with knowledge. He became a way for those who were gone astray, and knowledge for those who were ignorant, a discovery for those who were searching, and a support for those who were wavering, immaculateness for those who were defiled.

He is the shepherd who left behind the ninety-nine sheep which were not lost. He went searching for the one which had gone astray. He rejoiced when he found it, for ninety-nine is a number that is in the left hand, which holds it. But when the one is found, the entire number passes to the right (hand). As that which lacks the one - that is, the entire right (hand) - draws what was deficient and takes it from the left-hand side and brings (it) to the right, so too the number becomes one hundred. It is the sign of the one who is in their sound; it is the Father. Even on the Sabbath, he labored for the sheep which he found fallen into the pit. He gave life to the sheep, having brought it up from the pit, in order that you might know interiorly - you, the sons of interior knowledge - what is the Sabbath, on which it is not fitting for salvation to be idle, in order that you may speak from the day from above, which has no night, and from the light which does not sink, because it is perfect.

Say, then, from the heart, that you are the perfect day, and in you dwells the light that does not fail. Speak of the truth with those who search for it, and (of) knowledge to those who have committed sin in their error. Make firm the foot of those who have stumbled, and stretch out your hands to those who are ill. Feed those who are hungry, and give repose to those who are weary, and raise up those who wish to rise, and awaken those who sleep. For you are the understanding that is drawn forth. If strength acts thus, it becomes even stronger. Be concerned with yourselves; do not be concerned with other things which you have rejected from yourselves. Do not return to what you have vomited, to eat it. Do not be moths. Do not be worms, for you have already cast it off. Do not become a (dwelling) place for the devil, for you have already destroyed him. Do not strengthen (those who are) obstacles to you, who are collapsing, as though (you were) a support (for them). For the lawless one is someone to treat ill, rather than the just one. For the former does his work as a lawless person; the latter as a righteous person does his work among others. So you, do the will of the Father, for you are from him.


so let there be light,Be the light that you can be, experience and enjoy.

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answered 22 Jan '13, 22:45

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