Vol.5, #12

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The Sovereign

We live in a world of free will. Consciousness is non-physical and has the ability to freely decide and to choose anything it wishes, simply because there are no physical restraints to awareness. The debate surrounding free will is complex only because consciousness is not understood. Those who deny free will also believe in a biological basis for consciousness; believe that you only go around once; and are materialists. Materialism is a delusional philosophy that can only be maintained at a low, or adolescent, level of awareness.

If free will exists then why does propaganda and persuasion work so well? Persuasion is essentially coercion and implies that you can be forced to change your mind!

The answer is simple, but very, very powerful: consciousness is self-reflexive.

This means that the only way a human being can be influenced is for him or her to make a choice or come to a decision about something. These decisions and choices can be for good or for bad -- that's the way it is in  universe of free will. And these choices create the vibrational resonance that determines what you experience in the future. Your choices create your beliefs and your intent; and these literally determine the direction of your life, and whether you have a smooth or a bumpy ride.

Your thoughts are the only thing that can influence you.

That is because your own thoughts are an EXACT energy match to you. Every life form is an aspect of the One, but all life forms incarnated in the physical have a unique "universal vibrational ID." The thoughts or beliefs or ideas of another may resonate with you, but only YOU can accept them and make them your own.

The American philosopher Arthur Young modeled consciousness on the torus. A torus is a geometrical figure in which energy flows around and through it. Think of a doughnut and you have the idea: it's basically a sphere with a tube running through the middle of it. Here is a diagram of a torus:


Figure 1 -- A torus. Energy flows into, out of, and around the figure, forming a vortex in the middle:

Figure 2 -- another torus. If the figure is not animating, Click here for the animated version:

Figure 3 -- the Van Allen radiation belts (a torus of energetic charged particles (plasma) around Earth, which is held in place by Earth's magnetic field.) Image from David Wilcock's website

Figure 4 -- the Sombrero Galaxy (an analogous example of a toroidal field that surrounds all living and even (so-called) inanimate objects).

Energy flows through and around the figure. As a physical analogy to consciousness, the origin of the energy is within the torus itself; the energy communicates with the outside world, gathering information from its ability to perceive, digesting it, and re-sending it out into the world. The torus is the ultimate representation of self-reflexiveness: meaning that that torus itself creates the energy that then flows back into it and influences it. Ultimately, however, consciousness can override anything it gets from the outside by simply making a new decision or a new choice. This is evident from the animation. These thought/vibrational impulses then dominate and determine the resonance of the organism, and determine its manifestations. This is the origin of the phrase "you create your own reality."

Therefore, the game for those with agendas is to simply persuade you to make a different choice. Those who have agendas are only trying to get you to do one thing: change your mind. But only you can do that, because no one can force you to change your mind (if anyone tells you that he or she can, that person has an agenda!). And that is the powerful secret of the world. Propagandists, advertisers, disinformation specialists, and even fortune tellers understand this principle perfectly. A strongly held conviction soon turns into a self-fulfilling prophecy! That is true on an  individual level, and on a planetary level as well.
Free will guarantees that every human being, every life form, is sovereign. The only way you can be influenced, in other words, is if you influence yourself. That is why the relationship that you have with you is most important. This self-reflexive, creative relationship influences how you perceive, create, and react on all the other dynamics of life.

No one can harm you; that is literally true. The decisions you make determine the people you meet and the situations you get into. Life, on all its dynamics, is ultimately self-reflexive. Your universe literally originates from what you create internally

No one can harm you because you are a non-physical, creative potential. You are not energy, you have no mass, no wavelength, or no momentum. What we are is much greater than that: life, or consciousness, is the creator of all and we encompass all of life and the universe! Life, self-awareness, is the ultimate win-win game.
This is something I have talked about in many previous newsletters. I keep emphasizing it because if we truly understood just this one thing, we would be free from worry, self-doubt, and fear. A human being SEEMS to be a body that is animated by a spirit. But the truth is that we are a spirit creating a body. The body lies within the sphere of consciousness, or the lightbody, or the MerKaBa. The toroidal field of subtle energy that surrounds us is our own personal creation, and within it the body is created and cocooned.

Figure 5 -- Artist's representation of the sphere of consciousness. Within the center of the vortex is the body.

And that leads us into a discussion of current events. In life, you are often presented with choices; some of these choices are negative, and some are positive. Your boss tells you that you have to work late on Friday. You have two choices: get pissed off, rant and rave and the work that might have taken two hours takes four, and you are miserable the whole time. Or, you decide that it's not so bad after all, and you are pleasant to the boss and get the work done in time to get home and watch a movie with your significant other. In our polarized world, life always comes at us from both "sides."

Right now the planet earth is in the middle of a gigantic intelligence war that is already breaking out into the mainstream. This intelligent war is not confined to the boardgame of earth; I am pretty sure it involves extraterrestrial intelligences. This is not an absurd statement; and by the end of 2012 or before I expect that at least a partial (but more likely a full) Disclosure of the ET presence on earth will come into the mainstream press. You can already find a show called "The Event," on NBC, that is getting the public ready for and used to the idea of extraterrestrials interacting with the governments of earth. In the Wake Up Call article, among other juicy bits, I am presenting an article from David Wilcock's blog that explains, I think, the gist of what is going on behind the scenes.

I believe that there exists one or more rogue factions of ETs that have decided to use earth as their playground. (How can this happen? Because humanity, at its adolescent level of consciousness, invited them here with our domination-control-victim paradigm of belief). My guidance tells me that human DNA has been genetically engineered by ETs. Our biology is a combination of many, many ET races. And that is a good thing and a scary thing to certain rogue ET factions. For although the human race now exists in a primitive, barbaric state of internal conflict, the human race has unbelievable, latent abilities that are being forged in the crucible of our severely polarized, 3rd dimensional existence. The action is hot and heavy on planet earth right now. The human race is on the cusp of a gigantic, evolutionary leap in consciousness that will result in a flowering of civilization and a burst of incredible creativity.

The power of the negative is severely limited! Their only power is to convince you that everything is going to hell. That's the ONLY way things can go wrong for the human race: if enough people believe the disinformation. Then we create a bad future for all of us. Again, this is evident if you take a look at the torus animation.

But guess what: the human race is waking up. Millions of us are deciding that we want to live in a positive future, not a negative one. Disaster scenarios keep popping up: World War III, meteors hitting the earth, massive biological attacks, the Gulf Oil spill, the U.S. loss of over 1/9th of its nuclear force in October; pending war with Iran, massive environmental pollution, etc.  All of these things are supposed to lead to the end of the world, but although bad things happen, never does the situation escalate out of control. And that is because the vast majority of human beings create a positive future! Yes, bad things do happen, but only at the scope of human agreement! The percentage of us that go into agreement with the "doom and gloomers" determines the scope of the crisis. That is because we are all voting, vibrationally, on the choreography of the stage play called earth. As I have said repeatedly on the Interview With Spirit show, the human race as a whole is writing the script for what happens to us, both individually, and as a species. Literally! This idea only seems preposterous if you believe in victim scenarios, or powerful evil forces like bad ETs who have superior technology and who want to kill us all or enslave us. These are adolescent, immature ideas, and are the only weapon the so-called "evil forces" have to influence us.

An adolescent or a child believes that boogeymen and monsters exist beneath their beds, and that these evil things can destroy the sleeper at any time. Mature people understand that they are not victims, and that every person creates his or her reality. The human race as a whole is emerging from childhood and adolescence into an understanding that only we have the ability to influence what happens on planet earth. This has obviously been a painful process as we overcome millennia of believing that we are unworthy beings, fit only to grovel on our knees before some Superior Authority. A consciousness of victimization seems to be built-in to the human psyche: we either meekly capitulate to authority, or we actively resist and fight it. Both of these reactions are immature, and amount to a recognition of something that has altitude over us. If you are fighting something you are at the same time creating it. You are also placing yourself as a victim in relation to it, because you recognize and acknowledge its superior position over you. (If it isn't superior to you, then why do you need to fight it?).

When individuals understand the self-reflexive nature of the universe they can take charge of their lives. When humanity as a whole does so, we will as a species release our attachment to victimhood and begin to truly create an awesome future not only for ourselves, but for all life forms and species on the planet!



Dying Regrets

Bronnie Ware is a writer, singer/songwriter, and speaker from Australia. From being a corporate employee to nursing the dying, teaching songwriting in a women's prison ...

For many years I worked in palliative care. My patients were those who had gone home to die. Some incredibly special times were shared. I was with them for the last three to twelve weeks of their lives.

People grow a lot when they are faced with their own mortality. I learned never to underestimate someone's capacity for growth. Some changes were phenomenal. Each experienced a variety of emotions, as expected, denial, fear, anger, remorse, more denial and eventually acceptance. Every single patient found their peace before they departed though, every one of them.

When questioned about any regrets they had or anything they would do differently, common themes surfaced again and again. Here are the most common five:

1.I wish I'd had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me.

This was the most common regret of all. When people realise that their life is almost over and look back clearly on it, it is easy to see how many dreams have gone unfulfilled. Most people have had not honoured even a half of their dreams and had to die knowing that it was due to choices they had made, or not made.

It is very important to try and honour at least some of your dreams along the way. From the moment that you lose your health, it is too late. Health brings a freedom very few realise, until
they no longer have it.

2.I wish I didn't work so hard.

This came from every male patient that I nursed. They missed their children's youth and their partner's companionship. Women also  spoke of this regret. But as most were from an older generation,
many of the female patients had not been breadwinners. All of the men I nursed deeply regretted spending so much of their lives on
the treadmill of a work existence.

By simplifying your lifestyle and making conscious choices along the way, it is possible to not need the income that you think you do. And by creating more space in your life, you become happier and more open to new opportunities, ones more suited to your new lifestyle.

3.I wish I'd had the courage to express my feelings.

Many people suppressed their feelings in order to keep peace with others. As a result, they settled for a mediocre existence and never became who they were truly capable of becoming. Many developed illnesses relating to the bitterness and resentment they carried as a result.

We cannot control the reactions of others. However, although people may initially react when you change the way you are by speaking honestly, in the end it raises the relationship to a whole new and healthier level. Either that or it releases the
unhealthy relationship from your life. Either way, you win.

4.I wish I had stayed in touch with my friends.

Often they would not truly realise the full benefits of old friends until their dying weeks and it was not always possible to track them down. Many had become so caught up in their own lives that they had let golden friendships slip by over the years. There were many deep regrets about not giving friendships the time and effort that they deserved. Everyone misses their friends when they are dying.

It is common for anyone in a busy lifestyle to let friendships slip. But when you are faced with your approaching death, the physical details of life fall away. People do want to get their financial affairs in order if possible. But it is not money or status that holds the true importance for them. They want to get things in order more for the benefit of those they love. Usually though, they are too ill and weary to ever manage this task. It is all comes down to love and relationships in the end. That is all that remains in the final weeks, love and relationships.

5.I wish that I had let myself be happier.

This is a surprisingly common one. Many did not realise until the end that happiness is a choice. They had stayed stuck in old patterns and habits. The so-called 'comfort' of familiarity overflowed into their emotions, as well as their physical lives. Fear of change had them pretending to others, and to their selves, that they were content. When deep within, they longed to laugh properly and have silliness in their life again.

When you are on your deathbed, what others think of you is a long way from your mind. How wonderful to be able to let go and smile again, long before you are dying.

Life is a choice. It is YOUR life. Choose consciously, choose wisely, choose honestly. Choose happiness.

Wake Up Call (continuing series)



  1. Here is an excellent article by David Wilcock on current events. David gets it. He understands that the human race creates its own reality, and that evil must be created and agreed upon in the minds of human beings before it can manifest. He understands that we are EVOLVING in consciousness; not going down the tubes.
    Here is the latest from David's blog:

    If you haven't read Part One and Part Two yet, please do so. You can find the links on the blog.

  2. The Aurora Borealis keeps getting stronger
    (View all 18 of these amazing photos)

  3. The Real Secret of How We Create Our Reality (Science and Spirituality)
    Nice article here (the first one) outlining a physics explanation for the Law of Attraction:

  4. Ultimately, Crime Never Pays:
    Alice Schroeder from Bloomberg News:
    Arrogance such as displayed by Blankfein and Goldman Sachs is explainable if you understand the psychopathic personality. Consult Dr. Robert D. Hare's book "Without Conscience" for an explanation of the psychopathic personality.

  5. Judge Calls Part of Health Care Law Unconstitutional
    Whether you are "for" or "against" the new health care legislation (oh, isn't duality wonderful!) one thing is clear: Congress mandated new health care benefits but did not appropriate the money to fund them, which means that you and I will pay higher health care premiums. This became quite clear when I talked with my insurance rep on the phone for half an hour yesterday.
    Congress also mandated that all individual MUST carry health insurance! This is the provision that was struck down.
    "Obama administration officials say the ruling amounts to an attack on one of the law's most popular provisions—the ban on insurers denying coverage to people with pre-existing health conditions. They say
    that piece of the law cannot work unless coupled with a requirement that nearly all Americans carry insurance."

    ( there's the funding: me and you,  and especially people who live healthy lifestyles. My insurance rep made it quite clear (after I questioned a $50 per month increase on my premium) that all payers are lumped together: smokers, drinkers, fast-food junkies, and healthy people who live healthy lifestyles. Guess who will pay insurance for whom? Is it constitutional to force people to buy health insurance, or is it just state coercion?)
    Here's the article link if you are interested:

  6. More Stars in the Universe?
    Astronomers say the Universe may contain three times the number of stars as is currently thought. Their assessment is based on new observations showing other galaxies may have very different structures to our Milky Way galaxy. The researchers tell the journal Nature that more stars probably means many more planets as well - perhaps "trillions" of Earth-like worlds.

  7. Dan Phillips: Creative Houses from Reclaimed Stuff



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