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Relationships are an opportunity to see yourself more clearly.
I’ve just had a response, to the last recording, talking about, generally, relationships.
And what the person said, “I just got what you said, I get it. How come that you’ve been saying the same thing for years and years and years… I only just got it?”
Something else they said they just got about what I’ve been saying for years and years and years: When somebody upsets you, whether you say it verbally or internally, thank them! They have just given you a gift. They’ve just given you an opportunity to see what’s really going on with you.
So this person says, “So how come I haven’t heard it, I haven’t realized it before?”
It has to do with layers. It has to do with how much emphasis you are giving to what I call existing – safety, security, predictability- to what we call consciousness: realizing who and what you really are, and what everything is about.
If your emphasis is, as you’ve been programmed, to live life as it is, as comfortably as you possibly can, if your emphasis is there, it will keep moving around. In the
East they call it the Wheel Of Samsara. It just goes round and round and round, life after life after life, trying to do the same thing – until an opportunity comes along: you hear something, somebody tells you something, you read something – and it just stops you for a moment.
If you move your emphasis from what – doesn’t seem like it, but it is – the unessential to the essential, you are going to the root. You are going to the base where all your discomforts come from, where all your fears come from, all your arguments, your discomfort of yourself and others, you go to the base.
It’s like traditional Chinese Acupuncture. They don’t treat the symptom. Because what they say is: this is only happening because it’s no good fixing the symptom if the cause is still there, because you fix the symptom the cause will create the symptom again. So in traditional Chinese Acupuncture, they go to very basis of what’s bringing up these symptoms. And it may take longer, but there they go to fix the basis. And that’s the only way your life will evolve into its potential – you go to the basis. What’s bringing up these things? What’s bringing up your anger? What’s bringing up the discomfort?
When you make that shift – again, listen to Alan and Lynn’s talk – when you make this shift, and move your priorities, you start to see nothing is like you thought it was. There is a whole different set of lower circumstances happening. What you’ve been told isn’t true. There is something else – and you have to check it out for yourself. You can’t just say, “Oh yes, I’ve got that.” What you got is intellectually. It’s got to be, “Oh, oh, yes! Obviously! And I knew that all the time, and I wasn’t seeing it”.
You see, you are seeing the way things are all the time, but you are not seeing it because your attention, your energy is going through the superficial; it’s going to the mind that’s been programmed to see things the way they are not. So, you need to acknowledge, “Yes, the mind is there, it’s got it’s job” but don’t focus on the mind. What else? You got another sense, a gut feeling, an intuition, the sixth sense. You got another sense.
Psychics are not any different from you. They’ve got a propensity to that, but the main thing is they’ve developed it. Anything you get interested in enough, and practice it enough, you get good at it. And if you have a propensity towards that, you get very very good at it.
And you do have a part in you that’s programmed to wake up.
It’s up to you where you put your energy. If you start putting your energy into every single moment – what you do, what you say, what you think – you start getting more of these moments.
Just, you are putting a cup down, not thinking about something else, or half turned to do – you put the cup down, and your hear it go down, you feel your hand releasing – then suddenly you get these “Aha, ahh, right” – and you realize you knew that all the time. It has just popped up because you’ve been looking at the base, at the depths of the ocean, and not the ripples on the surface.
It’s up to you; it’s really up to you.
It’s up to you what you make your priority.