For a century, logicians have argued that things are either true or false. Yet truth for one person can be a falsehood for another. Is it possible that truth is not about the nature of reality at all but describes what we think about what we say? Would such a heresy undermine meaning itself or liberate us to think afresh?
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Jafree Ozwald ~ Have you ever wondered why some people just thrive in life, and everything they touch turns to success while others are always just getting by? No matter what happens, these people tend to always remain happy, at the top of their class, and successful, while the others seem to be perpetually challenged by it all? Some may say its luck, genetics, or perhaps are blaming somebody else for their situation. The real truth is that the difference between those who are attracting their dreams, and those who are constantly challenged by life, is the level of their “Manifesting Vibration”.
What is a Manifesting Vibration? It is the level of energy and consciousness you’re radiating out into the world, integrated with your ability to get out of the way and receive that which your heart truly desires. We are all born powerful manifesting beings, its just that some remember this fact while others have forgotten it. When you own the fact that whatever you focus your attention on, is what grows and expands in your life, you take that first step towards increasing your Manifesting Vibration. Continue reading
Makwah ~ Those of us who perceive the evils happening on our planet, certainly feel that we are awake. Yet, there is this constant struggle to ascertain truth, what it is, and how we can learn and make progress. There are countless books, articles and videos that seem to lead in so many different directions. Some resonate, some do not, ever wonder why this is? It would seem that the likely candidates would be our personal life/lives experience and that irascible ego. How the ego decides to deal with this info often times shows in many responses. We see comments and articles that seem ego driven, as to who knows most/best. Most likely we have all done this too. So how do we reconcile all these diverse opinions?
Each one of us has come to this level of thinking/feeling/knowing, from so many different backgrounds, belief systems, programming, etc. Most of us are striving to move forward, little by little. We also get knocked on our asses regularly with new info. Many times, this new info creates stress/pressure, where some grasp at old familiar ways, longing for the “good old days”. They tend to look outside of themselves for answers, or just can’t shake away from the clutches of religion, bs science, old friends and even family. Some will procrastinate, hoping that somehow things will just magically work out. Others hold on to old beliefs, as if they were some kind of life preservers, and not the anchors they really are. Distracted, overwhelmed and paralyzed by constant fear. Continue reading
I don’t know about you but the schism between truth and lies seems to be widening pretty drastically lately with a lot of confusion and disorientation sewn into the mix.
Just recently I’ve seen friends facing personal upheavals, con jobs, personal attacks from very strange quarters, new and very revealing understandings of personal perspectives and relationships, and just about everything, for myself as well.
It’s like we’re viewing the perceived world as being fractured into shards of broken off new perspectives to be grasped and understood, making the big picture that much more lucid.
If we connect the dots.
I’ve said for a long time the split between the willing awakeners and the willful asleep would widen and we’d see more and more psychotic behavior on the part of the truth resistant. The revelation of what’s really going on within these vectors of society, as well as in the so called Truth movement, are something to look out for and be consciously aware of.
Apocalypse means the unveiling, the revealing, hence the term revelation. Quite a far cry from the end of the world, it’s just an end of a very limited understanding and the opening of another.
As the world becomes more and more aware of what is really driving society, via enlightened thought, archeological and scientific or otherwise discoveries of profound truths about our realm and where we came from, our dimensional reality, the real history of our planet etc., things take on whole new dimensions even for mainstream thinkers. Continue reading
Greg Calise ~ Most truths in this world are relative truths. Most of these come from external sources through our five senses. There are entire branches of knowledge available concerning these relative truths, such as science, medicine, history and so many more. Another form of relative truths are downloaded from cosmic realms, whether they be channelled, secret teachings from gods, and other cosmic beings. Nichola Tesla claimed that aliens gave him his unique sciences.
But there is a universal absolute Truth that resides beyond these relative truths. It is independent, sovereign, eternal and pure. It is the way things Actually are. Not what we think they are, not what we assume, nor what we believe things are. The vast majority of people have been deeply programmed to believe an illusory reality that has nothing to do with the way things actually are.
This divine Truth is who you truly are, so you awaken to it. It does not come from external sources, nor is it downloaded from the cosmic realms. It springs forth from your deepest Self. It is a completely different process. You are awakening to divine Truth.
If you were to immerse yourself in Mother Nature and transcend the mind, even for a few moments, you will get a glimpse of Truth. It really is that easy. If you could redevelop that deep connection with Mother Nature, even for a few moments, you will glimpse the Truth. If you can transcend the mind anywhere, you can glimpse the Truth. The more this occurs, the deeper you will travel into the deep mysteries of the Self, as well as the world. What I have found is that this depth of the Self is fathomless. It never ends. For me, it was never a point where I did not go deeper as my journey unfolded. I don’t know at what level one could be considered Self-realized, but a simple glance of the Self, at that moment, one is Self-realized. This is known as Satori, glimpses of the Truth. They can last for various spans of time. I was in Satori for 9 months, and I have satoris of only moments.
Hello and welcome to the Energy Forecast for March 2015.
We are in San Francisco this month, and by ‘we’ I mean you and I, because unusually for me this month I’m here alone and filming this alone. I never feel alone because I feel all of you guys are listening to this.
And I have to say, (I’ve started this video or attempted to start this video about five times), which is not my norm, but the level of energy in this city and a higher level of distraction is definitely present; but that can always be a good practice. I feel like when you have a lot of distraction around you, then focusing and honing in on energetics is part of your daily work – the same work that we do every single day. So, this beautiful vibrant city is quite the place and I hope that you feel something of it through the lens.
To speak now about the energies of March and what you’re going to notice coming up this month. Continue reading
Google Becomes Ministry of Truth
“…if all records told the same tale — then the lie passed into history and became truth.” (1984, George Orwell)
The New Scientist has the stunning story (2/28/15, “Google wants to rank websites based on facts not links,” by Hal Hodson):
“THE internet is stuffed with garbage. Anti-vaccination websites make the front page of Google, and fact-free ‘news’ stories spread like wildfire. Google has devised a fix – rank websites according to their truthfulness.”
Great idea, right?
Sure it is.
The author of the article lets the cat out of the bag right away with his comment about “anti-vaccination” websites.
These sites will obviously be shoved into obscurity by Google because they’re “garbage”…whereas “truthful” pro-vaccine sites will dominate top ranked pages on the search engine.
This is wonderful if you believe what the CDC tells you about vaccine safety and efficacy. The CDC: an agency that opens its doors every day with lies and closes them with more lies. Continue reading
Many of us live our life based on the idea that we cannot share what we really feel or think, out of courtesy or consideration for another. However, when we examine why we so often live by suppressing our truth, we come to see that our reasons for doing so are not quite as selfless or admirable as we may presume them to be. By trying to protect the other, we are often simply trying to protect some aspect of our illusory self. In this essay, we will examine the consequences of not living our truth — how this impacts us and those around us — and I will also share with you 5 tips for authentic self-expression.
If you are like most people on our planet, chances are you have “bit your tongue” on more than one occasion, preventing yourself from saying something you felt deeply called within to say. Similarly, you can probably remember your share of situations where you stopped yourself from acting in a way that you were called to act, or perhaps ended up engaging in some action that wasn’t in alignment with your true, personal nature.
From the time we begin to walk and talk, terms like “good girl” and “good boy” are drilled into our minds. We quickly learn what we “should” do to make mommy and daddy happy or proud, and what we “shouldn’t” do. The same is blatantly displayed by our schools, legal systems, and religions. As we grow up, we unconsciously take all those patterns of suppression and conditional acceptance with us into our adult years, often repeating the same cycle with our own children. Continue reading
As we awaken on the spiritual path and we begin to remember and integrate higher truths, as well as new abilities and skills, many of us are very excited with the experience of expansion this brings. Our lives suddenly feel more meaningful and we are exposed to experiences that often feel nothing less than extraordinary. May it be awareness of realities beyond the veil or the awakening of powerful psychic and healing abilities, we suddenly feel much bigger and larger than the three-dimensional selves we formerly knew ourselves to be. For many awakening spiritually also comes with a strong inner feeling of being part of a greater whole. Many experience a calling to something greater than themselves and a renewed sense of purpose. It is only natural and understandable therefore that many of us can’t wait to share our new perceptions, applying our new found knowledge of energy work, intuitive insight and multidimensional perspectives to the benefit of our friends, families and loved ones. Continue reading