Questions: What is Spirituality?

When we hear the word spirituality, some equate this with religion others equate it with practices such as meditating or yoga, or something like that. To me in in it’s simplest form it shares the same definition as art, spirituality is freedom of expression, freedom to express what the waters of the creative potential can channel through your individual pipeline. So as my definition of art is personal expression, spirituality is living art, the expression of life.

I posted this poem before but here it is again:

The Living Expressionist

– Everywhere you go you paint…

Suppose,
I was to give you a paintbrush,
And ask you to paint a picture,
That was worth a thousand words.
What story would it tell?
To all those who observed.

Would it tell of fiction in its lines,
Of friendship within its colors,
Broken sorrow in its skies?

Of great trees
grown from the seeds of success
Of judgement:
guilt or innocence.
Of clarity from the waters deep
A pillow where my thoughts can sleep.

Pouring over pedestrian faces
Would I see a gambler of fate?
Could I analyze the brush strokes
to reveal feelings which motivate
Was it love or hate?
Or maybe fear.

Fear of losing that which you try to capture
So you continue painting faster,
faster, until the piece is done.
Its worn, tattered texture tell
How many ages ago
this paint had dried as well.

Would it echo back to me
With the voice of reason,
What you’ve seen through solemn eyes?
Would I find within its shadows,
the shadow of a lie?

All while gazing through its windows,
At the inner workings of your mind.

And if everyone in the world had a brush,
Which picture would they paint of you?
Which one would be most accurate,
Within so many points of view.

 

 

Universal Theory: Spiritual Evolution and Salvation

Spiritual Evolution and Salvation (I Am that I Am)

Important:  “And when he was demanded of the Pharisees, when the kingdom of God should come, he answered them and said, The kingdom of God cometh not with observation: Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for, behold, the kingdom of God is within you.”

Heaven and Divinity is not “out there, somewhere” Divinity is within you. Salvation comes from within.

On Salvation (from my understanding):

To those who think Sin is doing something bad and you go to hell, in my understanding, the Divine does not particularly care what you do (for the most part), so long as it does no harm. If you are capable of forgiveness and compassion for fellow life, If you do something harmful, if you are capable of forgiveness (true-hearted forgiveness) then the Divine can forgive you, after-all if man can forgive himself, certainly the (infinite) Divine can. You are free to experience what you wish to experience and you will see the folly of certain paths and actions of your own accord yielding greater understanding and appreciation for the Divine’s Love.There are certain things in alignment with the Universe and there are others that are not, of this you will discover.

Sin is nothing more than Separation from Divinity. That’s it. Right now it is used as a control by various franchised churches. A threat to keep you in fear. (The one question: is it out of love?) Let this information free you and others, if you so wish. You do not need a middle-man between yourself and the Divine. And if you do it will be the son.

Understand that Salvation is available to All, The Christened energies are available to all who seek it. There is no need for condemnation based on ideological divisions of the mind. It is time to move beyond graven images, and idolatry, this including worshiping images of spiritual figureheads. Understand that it is the principle, the teachings behind the teachers that is important much like it is the intent behind the words that matters. For Fundamentalists, remember the story of Lot’s wife, she looked back and was frozen in a pillar of salt. Taken literally this is not only comical, but hardly makes any sense. However there are many layers of understanding. She clinged to the past and was frozen in it, clinging to structures that are sure to be washed away in the river of life.

It is the Christened Energy that works through these teachers. Where does divinity live? (in truth everywhere), but your guests do not come in uninvited, as with evil, it lives where there are open doors.

I like these three verses:

Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto my Father.

For as the Father raiseth up the dead, and quickeneth them; even so the Son quickeneth whom he will.

I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me.

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At the risk of becoming some sort of guru and giving the information time to digest I may post less, but I will give you what I can when I feel inspired, that is my virtue.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RYyzBbWPV5w
“Don’t let them fool ya,
Or even try to school ya! Oh, no!
We’ve got a mind of our own…”  – Bob Marley (Could you be Loved)

“Come as you are, as you were, as I want you to be.” – Nirvana

Understand that each of is a hero or heroine of our own making, each of us is our own savior and each of us have to capability within ourselves to change the world to something truly worth living in, just by virtue of expression.

I have spent a lot of time shining light upon the material world, but now I’d like to take the time to talk about the unseen one. The two are not entirely unrelated. When the founding fathers drew up the bill of rights and constitution, they were not only protecting your rights here in the material but in the spiritual as well. They were protecting your freedom of expression. If you have seen any of the past posts you will begin to see a trend in that nearly all “dark” efforts have been to limit choice or encourage conformity. What is the difference between conformity and being who you are? It’s the difference between laws and values, dogma and free-thinking religion and spirituality, one is inherently free. All of these controls and boxed in constructs have left a very rigid, non elastic, and completely out-of-line with the flow of the Universe type of reality. We all know what happens when anything is bottled up, eventually it seeks to find release, and usually with great vigor. Imagine the imbalance being experienced on a global level, could that imbalance be the cause of some of the destruction we see today?

There has been great change in the world, I can tell, lies will not stand as they had before. People are going to get reacquainted with themselves, under the many layers of programming and restriction, people will know themselves and share themselves. They will have freedom, freedom of expression. Together these many individual dots, will create the mosaic that is our world and our reality and maybe once Humanity can accept itself as it is, we can begin to look towards the greater possibilities and reaching their greatest potential.

You don’t need me, or some spiritual teacher or leader to give you instructions, you already know how to do it. Just be who you are. Don’t worry about what I say or anyone else, use your mind as the map, your heart the compass, your body the vehicle, and your soul the driver.

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The Living Expressionist

– Tabula Rasa means a clean slate.

Suppose,
I was to give you a paintbrush,
And ask you to paint a picture,
That was worth a thousand words.
What story would it tell?
To all those who observed.

Would it tell of fiction in its lines,
Of friendship within its colors,
Broken sorrow in its skies?

Of great trees
grown from the seeds of success
Of judgement:
guilt or innocence.
Of clarity from the waters deep
A pillow where my thoughts can sleep.

Pouring over pedestrian faces
Would I see a gambler of fate?
Could I analyze the brush strokes
to reveal feelings which motivate
Was it love or hate?
Or maybe fear.

Fear of losing that which you try to capture
So you continue painting faster,
faster, until the piece is done.
Its worn, tattered texture tell
How many ages ago
this paint had dried as well.

Would it echo back to me
With the voice of reason,
What you’ve seen through solemn eyes?
Would I find within its shadows,
the shadow of a lie?

All while gazing through its windows,
At the inner workings of your mind.

And if everyone in the world had a brush,
Which picture would they paint of you?
Which one would be most accurate,
Within so many points of view.

– Me