I am learning and becoming more aware of Oneness and Allness. I believe that God is All in All and that we are One with God by virtue of that. What I'm not sure of is that since God is All, and All is Good, how to reconcile that with destructive storms.
asked 18 Apr '13, 12:19
The Laws of Nature were Made for Us so that we would feel safe.
Apples fall down, not randomly down, then up, then sideways. Gravity is constant for us, and we enjoy counting on it. The sun rises and sets predictably, depending on your latitude. Another constant.
There is a cost, though for living on this planet. If the oceans get too hot, something must happen to cook them down. This happens to be an engine called a Hurricane or a Typhoon. Believe it or not, the Hurricane takes all that heat from the ocean and converts it into wind energy, thus cooling the ocean. Unfortunately, people now live where hurricanes strike, and they can get hurt. I know about this; I lived right by Biloxi, Mississippi the year Katrina hit. My house was badly damaged. Tens of millions of dollars of damage were caused by this storm.
How to reconcile these things with God? Rules are like fences to make us feel safe. God did not just make rules for us; He also made rules for Nature as well. It may seem incomprehensible to us, but we live on a living, active planet with sliding tectonic plates and huge oceans that breed hurricanes.
This is how I reconcile the All in All with Storms.
answered 19 Apr '13, 09:10
Answer: Faith (confidence and trust)
1) Its only destructive based on how your looking at it. Try looking at it from a larger perspective.
2) Make peace with the whole of God's plan. I believe people in general have a hard time accepting the 'stormy weather', but it's a part of our world too. It provides illumination and contrast to the 'non-stormy weather' moments of our existence, making them all the more enjoyable.
answered 18 Apr '13, 14:45
Hello zotac, this question could also be written, "how to reconcile good with bad, god with the devil, peace with war" ... in other words this is a fundamental question on how to reconcile our physical world of duality.
There are 9 doorways, paths or vehicles that make up a total human which leads us to the 9th pleiadian poetry link, beyond which we enter into the immaterial world, a new cycle if you prefer. Let's base ourselves on a man whose been there, wilfred owen.
Yesterday 18th april 2013 i went with 3 friends to the small village of ors in northern france where that great poet wilfred owen is buried, here is a photo i took of his gravestone
and here is a photo of the actual vaulted cellar where he passed the last peaceful hours of his life resting and joking with a few of his comrade soldiers, sheltered from the war, just before he crossed the sambre-oise canal where he was killed in action.
Through his poetry we can feel how he came to reconcile good with bad, life with death. As a novice soldier he was terrified being in a high intensity combat zone. After a while he got immune to it, he become oblivious to pain, death, life, cruelty ... he was forced to live in a different state of consciousness. His poetry, a kind of coherent delirium, explains for example how men, blown into the air by an exploding shell, their souls are caught in the gentle arms of angels, well before their lifeless bodies thump to the ground ... in other words beyond the duality of life and death he had discovered salvation, love and compassion, a rejoining of soul with source.
Understanding this shows the way on "how to reconcile all in all with stormy weather", we should endeavor to reach that unconditional love dimension.
This is where rob can assist us, in the following video
he leads us to the inner soul ... ♥ ♥ ♥
the reality bubble
the material universe
between manifested form
answered 19 Apr '13, 17:37
Edit since my large deeply inspired answer seems too complex, here is a simple answer.
Take the good and the bad put them together, now you have the All in All. Take the black and the white, put them together, now you have the All in All. Take the happy and the mad, put them together and now you have the All in All. If you only take part even only good you do not have the All in All.
All means All, not part, not only what we wish it would mean.
Now if you want a inspired answer with depth, look below.
I think of Jesus calming the storm with the command "Peace, be calm."
We control our bodies, our limbs, our thought, all that we consider within us and our control. We as well control others that of their own free will choose to obey us. The more something we consider outside of us the less control we have.
So if this is correct... Where was the storm to Jesus? Where is anything if all is one and there is no place else?
Think on it and broaden your belief. Are you there or are you HERE?
When I used to do my God Consciousness Experiments I discovered in my meditation even for a moment I am HERE.
Think of when you sleep, you dream of all kinds of places, you experience all kinds of experiences. You meet all kinds of people and begins you seem to already know who is good who is bad, whom are your friends (Even though in life you never met them.)
You wake up in your bed. Where was all of that, ALL of that including yourself? Within...
We could say what about the laws of existence that seem in control? We have different parts of our brain. We are not consciously breathing, making our hearts beat, making our organs function, making our endoctrin glands function, we seem to only control what we are conscious of.
The laws are like autopilot, working in the background to keep us feeling order and safe.
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