SEASON OF MIRACLES
By Jane Mountrose
holiday season is a time of miracles. As winter in the northern hemisphere
takes us indoors and more deeply within ourselves, we have a special
opportunity to turn our focus to love of life, peace on earth, and
gratitude for our many blessings.
figures of angels and enlightened beings decorating our homes, we are
reminded of divine order in the magic that surrounds us. We
need to remember that the magic of the divine is with us all year around. We
can recognize the synchronous nature of divine order every day of our
lives, but we often forget to watch for it. The following quote from our
book Getting Thru to Your Soul discusses how synchronicity is at
play in our lives.
“Our spiritual traditions
provide valuable clues to the multi- dimensional realms of the soul. From
the soul’s viewpoint, everything is connected, and all the events of our
lives have an underlying meaning and purpose. While the prevailing
scientific perspective regards life as a series of random events, there is
a divine order underlying all of our experiences.
recognized this divine order
in his exploration of synchronicity
, which could be described as the science of meaningful coincidences. From
this perspective, the outer world is actually a reflection of the soul’s
journey. We are here to learn from the situations that come up and the
people we meet. When we look at life this way, it becomes a mysterious and
magical experience. The challenges we face become gifts that allow our
souls to grow and evolve. We may not welcome all of these gifts
immediately, but we definitely have the opportunity to understand our
lives in a more profound way.”
Our holiday wish for all is to
stay connected with the divine as we embrace the infinite potential and
miraculous unfolding of the coming year.
OPENING TO THE SYNCHRONOUS FLOW OF DIVINE ORDER
By Jane Mountrose
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By Sheila Hollingshead
from Energy Therapy, Healing Your
Life and Body, a workbook for using the Pendulum
ORDER is always unfolding. Divine order is not something that God imposes
upon you, instead it is the perfect unfolding of your soul's deepest
desires. Learning to trust in that unfolding is what we are here to learn
to do. This is a very high vibration and a very demanding vibration to be
on. It requires you to be trusting of all that happens. It is resistance
to what is happening that is the cause of negativity. That does not mean
you should accept anything negative that is happening to you. Instead,
negativity is showing you what isn't working for you and that change is
can either change your thoughts or change your life. If you change your
life without changing your thoughts, it may not help. If you change your
thoughts, your life may change for the better in a way that you never
could have imagined!
higher your vibration, the more the demand is to stay centered. When not
centered, you will really feel it. When that powerful high energy is
turned inward on a negative vibration, it can be very destructive. Do not
blame yourself for any negativity that you feel or experience. Instead let
negativity show you what you need to change or release. However, know that
whatever happens or how badly you respond to it, Divine Order is still
unfolding and will eventually unfold in a way that you will accept.
excellent example of Divine Unfolding through great negativity is written
by Donald Walters in his book, THE PATH. He is known as Swami Kriyananda
and was one of the foremost disciples of Yogananda. After the death of
Yogananda he lost his way, even wanting to die. He was finally expelled
from the Self- Realization Fellowship and wandered for several years
looking for direction. He eventually founded
, his spiritual community in
, a dream he had since youth. His journey is really worth reading. It
shows that no matter how well trained you are you can still get lost but
will eventually find your way no matter how long it takes. It always gives
me great hope when I am in the midst of doubt or depression.
problem with Divine Order is that it is very hard to see THE BIG PICTURE.
All we see is the past, the present, and how we think the future should
be. It is our expectations of how we think it should be that causes all of
the problems in life. Release expectations and trust in the unfolding.
only thing that really matters is what IS. This moment is all you really
have. The past is gone and the future isn't here yet. Be positive today
and tomorrow will be taken care of.
the most compelling evidence that illness in the body is not of the body,
is from a study of MULTIPLE PERSONALITIES. Dr. Bennett Braun in the
special issue of the Al1lerican Journal of Clinical Hypnosis devoted
to multiple personality reported on the case of a woman who is DIABETIC
while expressing one personality and NOT DIABETIC while expressing a
example shows the extreme difference of a negative and positive vibration
in one person. How you are when on a negative vibration is much different
from how you are on a positive vibration. The goal, of course, is to stay
on a positive vibration at all times. However, what is positive for one
person may be negative for another. The direction of the swing of the
pendulum can show which it is for you.
is very easy to be on a negative vibration from being constantly bombarded
with the negativity expressed from others, in magazines, newspapers,
books, movies, and especially television. Each can lower your vibration.
The lower your vibration, the more distressed you become. From a very low
negative vibration, depending on the vibration you are on, you could
become depressed, violent, or sick.
can be very hard to be positive at all from this very low negative
vibration and professional assistance may be needed. No one thing works
for everyone so it is necessary to find what works best for you. Let your
pendulum help determine what is needed.
it is important to remember that the desire to be more positive sets the
intent to be positive. Then you have to make the choice, each moment, to
see the positive in what is happening. If you can't do that, you will have
to work at being positive. As you encounter a problem, identify and
release it. As a negative thought arises, replace it with a positive
thought or affirmation. The more positive you are, the higher in vibration
you go, and the more stable your energy becomes on a positive vibration.
woman who had been very depressed called me after reading a copy of this
book. She told me she didn't do much with the pendulum but realized she
was making herself depressed with her negative thoughts. She decided to
release each problem as she encountered it, which really helped. She
discovered it was then much easier to be positive about her problems and
realized she was no longer depressed. She quickly got the message of this
book - negative thoughts make you feel worse and positive thoughts make
you feel better! Whether you use the pendulum or not, watch your thoughts.
and health are meant for you. You deserve it!
Hollingshead has worked with the pendulum since 1984. She views the
pendulum as her teacher and considers her contribution to the field of
energy healing to be the discovery of the exact negative thoughts that
affect each part of the body, and how to release them to initiate healing.
You can learn more about Sheila Hollingshead, the use of pendulums, and
her books at:
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person comes into this world with a specific destiny – he has something
to fulfill, some message has to be delivered, some work has to be
completed. You are not here accidentally – you are here meaningfully.
There is a purpose behind you. The whole intends to do something through
SOME THOUGHTS FROM OUR
letting go of my desire to control the things that are beyond my control,
I can truly see divine order working in my life and be more patient. I
know that if I wait on God’s timing, things work better than if I plan
AE from Los Osos, CA
a global sense, divine order shows us that things are unfolding the way they
are meant to be. When I see synchronicity in my life and things are going
well, I feel that divine order is happening all the time. When things are
not going so well, it takes trust to realize that there is a reason. I
know that I lose awareness that divine order is unfolding in my own life
when I lose my connection with my soul, and what I have to do is
KM from Pismo Beach, CA
me, divine order is being in the flow. It’s about learning to open to
trust that it is operating in my life.
Morro Bay, CA
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one with God, you are free to become absolutely yourself …
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