Spiritual joy is a subtle excitement. Compared to the excitements of the day-to-day, outer world, some people would liken spiritual joy to an inner peace. According to physics, there are two types of excitement. One type increases activity, such as increasing the volume of a sound. The other type - the one we are referring to here - raises the frequency.
One of the main reasons for experiencing life on Earth is to discover what is real. We spend our lives coming here, going there, trying this and trying that. We acquire physical things and eventually let them go. Life’s experiences pass by like so much water under the bridge.
In recent decades, the consciousness of humankind has progressed rapidly. Indeed, today, we are in the throes of the greatest transformation in the history of humankind, a shift to a New Reality of heart-centered consciousness. We stand at the gateway of an unprecedented turning point in human consciousness, a social and spiritual transformation called The Shift.
I’ve seen my share of natural disasters. I was in a major earthquake in Los Angeles in 1987, a huge hurricane in Florida in 2004 and now, last week, I was an evacuee from what became the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history. As I write this, well over a thousand firefighters are working on the remaining hot spots in this 10-square mile forest fire that torched 170 mountain homes. Now that the intense firefighting activity is dying down along with the flames, it has given me pause to reflect.
The 1920's, the Roaring Twenties, ushered in the technologies of radio entertainment and movies with sound tracks. Before that, 'the movies' had been silent moving picture dramas with subtitles. Now, with the addition of sound, they became 'the talkies.' The new media of radio, as well as the newsreels that played before each movie, began providing people with new sources of information and entertainment....
Humanity today is processing the mind-expanding concept of life on other planets. Every step in that direction is met by small-minded resistance and skepticism and, yet, those steps keep being taken by those who dare to venture away from the parochial view of our tiny planet being the only one that matters in the whole universe.
There is a purpose to Intelligence Quotient tests: They’re designed to scare school children. IQ tests focus on skills like information processing speed, perceptual organization, arithmetic, letter-number sequencing, and verbal comprehension. These tests came into widespread use in the 20th Century, when people were deeply into the intellectual stage of human development.
Materialistic science today is in a cul-de-sac. There is no way forward for branches of science which fail to include consciousness in their theories. Consciousness is the most fundamental aspect of life. You can’t have a universe without it.
These are the days of great change and also great opportunity. Today’s climate of change brings with it the potential for making great improvements in your personal life. Today, it is easier than ever to create positive changes that bring you true happiness, vibrant wellness, and profound spiritual awakening.