The meaning of metaphysical I found a short and to the point meaning in my opinion; of or relating to the transcendent or to a reality beyond what is perceptible to the senses.

This site 'INWARD QUEST' is largely about the metaphysical, enlightenment, spiritual, quantum physics, and things that our senses can't comprehend beyond our perceptible realities.

The choices we make, the words we think and speak, our belief system changes our realities according to so many aspects and facets of our lives. That is what we know and are beginning to find out but what are all the other aspects that are around us but we don't perceive to exist.

So as we focus our energies more closely at what is. Can we discover new senses to help us? An example can we see energies around plants? Can we train our selves to be observant?

What have you learnt, experience, or heard of that made you more open minded or aware to the metaphysical world around you?

asked 31 Dec '10, 12:07

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Beyond what you actually see, hear and feel, is a whole world that cannot be experienced with the senses. This is the world that lives inside people's minds, the world of thought, and the almost inconceivably intricate way in which that thought creates patterns of interaction.

Above thought, holding it together, are ideas and beliefs. Ideas are what make things happen. It is the quality of a person's thought, and the value of his ideas, that make the difference between that person being a pauper and a prince. It is their beliefs that shape their life experience.

You don't have to be a psychic to understand this, nor do you require the ability to read minds. But you do have to understand people, and the mental processes that make them work. A person who understand how other people work, their desires, motivations and beliefs, can work more effectively with them, in every possible way. That is the quality that makes leaders.

Magic is only magic until you understand how it works. The way to control "magic" is not by trying to embrace the unknowable, but by making the unknown known, by pulling away the veil, by paying attention to the man behind the curtain.


answered 31 Dec '10, 18:59

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edited 31 Dec '10, 20:39

Funny and true how you put that. People say I am psychic quite often. I am most certainly not but my study of human behavior and patterns leads people to think I have some special power. I just deduce more quickly and see more of the picture that by the way is available to all.

(31 Dec '10, 19:06) jim 10

So insightful about making the unknown known by pulling the veil away and about your perception of magic it is just magic until you understand how it works. Thanks Vesuvius.

(01 Jan '11, 05:03) flowingwater

Metaphysics is defined as the part of science concerned with the study of the ultimate causes and the underlying nature of things. I think metaphysics and the metaphysical are important to be aware of, because it allows us to see the supernatural as natural. Metaphysics is the link between the physical and the spiritual and I think this link is key to understanding ourselves and the world we live in.

Thank You


answered 31 Dec '10, 21:30

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we are more complex than just a physical being, yet many in todays world will only base their reality on what can be measured by instruments.
the body, mind, spirit trinity of mysticism and the septenary nature of arcane wisdom
are descriptive lessons of how the hierarchy unfolds within the plan thought into being,
a better understanding of who we as well as the world we live in is possible by learning about the metaphysical.


answered 01 Jan '11, 02:50

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Thanks fred we are so much more than a physical being. We are a spiritual body dwelling within a physical body and we all have so much to learn.

(01 Jan '11, 05:11) flowingwater

Simple, that we create our own reality!

The here, and now is an illusion of the past, and we cannot move forwards into the future without the acceptance of the past as our future!


answered 01 Jan '11, 07:44

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There is only one source of consciousness. It does not matter whether it is physical or non physical. We can choose to complicate it and break it into parts and disect and analyze. But it is as simple or complicated as you choose it to be.


answered 01 Jan '11, 23:42

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If you hold your hand out in front of you at arms length or less, and look the C shape of your thumb and forefinger, you will see your own aura. Try in medium light against a neutral painted wall. Next come faces plants and whatever. Do not look directly at the hand, look off to the side half inch. That almost "invisible" film is you energy. You may or may not see a color. I don't know how much this will help but it's a confirmation.


answered 02 Jan '11, 02:48

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edited 02 Jan '11, 02:57

I am going to try this Tom thanks! I do at times see some of my own aura small segments of it and no not in color yet but it looks like a fog haze or spirals of streams of ------. I do not have a word for it yet.

(07 Jan '11, 04:45) flowingwater

MetaPhysics is a study of ones self. It is just a kind of road map to show us the way. But it is up to your determination and drive as to how far you can go learning about yourself. The world is a reflection of our inner world. We just have to be in touch with our interpretation of what we learn and try to be neutral when we see results. We are on a journey of the return to the spirit.


answered 04 Jan '11, 14:55

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Yes we do.

In science, the term 'metaphysical' refers to a hypothetical property of mass-energy often called 'ether' that does not, in fact, actually exist. For those who believe in it, the 'ether' is said to have properties that manifest as a form of powerful invisible energy, that could be useful if connected and applied properly.

In reality, the only universal mass-energy that performs as 'ether' would (if it existed) is the recently recognized electromagnetic field force that has become known as 'dark' mater.

In cosmology, 'metaphysical' is the description of a process wherein our spirits pass from life to life, thereby gaining experience and becoming progressively qualified (through those experiences) to eventually leave the worldly (physical) incarnation process, and become sons of God (children of 'Light') who then progress on to heaven.

Some have erroneously referred to this process as reincarnation.

In reality, human spirits do not reincarnate -- they are progressively 'adopted' by new mortals in new lives, to learn how to become more adept in the art of living. These individuals will then eventually gain sufficient experience and wisdom to become joined in an immortal soul/spirit partnership that will eventually ascend through the universe to live in the presence of God.

We humans -- if we know what's good for us, will diligently work, in the present, for the day when we become metaphysically and psychically qualified to 'graduate' from the exquisitely painful cycles of human incarnation -- to the higher and less painful cycles of lives as Children of Light.

We shall become the Sons -- the Lights of dawns to come.


answered 04 Jan '11, 19:10

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daughters or sons of God which is the children of the light I like that than in time journey on to heaven. Thanks Neil Roberts!

(07 Jan '11, 04:41) flowingwater
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