Saul: The Spiritual Evolutionary Progress that You Have Made in Such a Short Time Span Is Truly Enormous, Channeled by John Smallman, November 11, 2013 at: http://johnsmallman.wordpress.com
John’s reading of this message can be found here:
Many on Earth are feeling very unsettled because it seems that what they had been hoping and praying for – peace, harmony, freedom, and abundance for all; a state of Love to embrace all of humanity – is just a chimera, an unachievable hope in a world gone mad.
Well, the world has been mad for eons, and slowly, over all that time, the prayers and intentions of many holy ones has been bringing about an amazing change, a move from a state of insane, fearful, and destructive rage back towards Love, your eternal God-given state.
That is what you are all on Earth to bring about, a return to Love, and you are succeeding despite your doubts and anxieties. Please focus on the amazing advances that have been made over the last several decades in humanity’s spiritual evolution, as large numbers of you have let go of judgment of unfamiliar cultures, religions, political views, and personal life styles, and moved towards acceptance.
The spiritual evolutionary progress that you have made in such a short time span is truly enormous. It is a bit like what economists sometimes refer to as “the J curve,” where you have reached a certain level of attainment, in this case, in your spiritual evolution, and then it seems that you are pushed down again to lower levels. However, on reaching the bottom of that J curve, which is only a very short way downwards, there is only one way to go, and that is up! You have truly rounded the bend in the J, so look for the evidence and you will find it, because it is all around you awaiting your recognition. As you recognize that this truly is what is happening your spirits will rise and then so will the power of your intent and of your Love, and your climb up the stem of the J will accelerate, bringing you to your awakening.
Divine promises have been made to you and they are being honored in every moment. Your inability to see this, to recognize this is due to the confusion and insanity that was built into the illusion at its inception when the intent was to experience a state of separation. Part of that sense is due to the concept of linear time – a moment of commencement way in the past, the present, and a future stretching endlessly and perhaps rather fearfully ahead of you, except that your individual death is going to occur at some unforeseen and unexpected moment in that future, maybe very soon indeed! That is enough to unsettle anyone who has chosen to believe that the illusion – what can be sensed and measured with your physical senses and through instruments developed to enhance those senses – is the only reality.
Everyone, without exception, wants and desires a valid and uplifting reason for living life as a human on Earth. But many have accepted a culture that dismisses anything that embodied humans cannot physically see, feel, smell, taste, hear, or scientifically measure, despite the fact that science is constantly having to reinvent itself as new information and knowledge knocks out the foundations on which previous “certain and undeniable knowledge” had been precariously built. Living life wearing blinkers, which is what those attitudes clearly demonstrate, has seemed a much safer way to cope with the boundless uncertainties that keep occurring during a life on Earth. And to raise one’s hopes by choosing to believe that life is eternal, that it does not cease when the earthly vehicle is laid to rest, is considered foolish and ignorant. Yet without that knowing, that belief, fear becomes endemic and has to be forcefully denied.
Fear is an aspect of the illusion that can lead to awakening if it is accepted and investigated, because it is a wake-up call. “What am I afraid of, and why? I don’t know, I am an intelligent adult, and truly there is nothing to fear, so I shall just pull myself together and get on with life.” But that is just denial, the fear is buried, and it festers, causing all sorts of problems that seem to have no identifiable cause. That leads to anger which is then frequently expressed with the reason for it being projected on to someone else’s actions or behavior.
You all have wisdom, and wisdom tells you that your lives have a divine purpose which is to acknowledge that you are divinely created beings of Love and that happiness, satisfaction, and contentment all come from living lovingly. Everyone wants to be loved, everyone yearns for Love, because Love is your nature, and without It you are totally bereft. And It surrounds and envelops you in every moment, so you cannot escape Its loving embrace. But anything unloving is anathema to It, and when you choose to be unloving in thought, word, or deed you close off your hearts and shut Love out. And in rides fear which has to be denied or conquered, but to conquer it is only another form of denial.
The only escape or release from fear is through Love. When you go within and quietly open your hearts to the Love that surrounds you your fears will ease, and the more you open to It the greater will be the easing. And yet, convinced in the reality of the illusion as so many are, to embrace Love and offer It unconditionally to all with whom you interact in any way at all does appear to be insane. Nevertheless, there are very few of you who have not known someone in your lives who does just that, and you cannot be unaware of their peaceful and contented acceptance of life, in whatever form it is presented to them, and of their resultant joyfulness.
There are very few among you who do not recognize that if everyone lived lovingly there would be world peace, and many of you are now engaged in doing just that and bringing that state into being. To be always loving is everyone’s intent, but the distractions of the illusion lead you away from that ideal more frequently than you might care to admit as you forget that intent and react unlovingly to a situation that seems to threaten you. Yes, you find it hard at times and you do or say things that you later regret, so please remind yourselves of the enormous strides you have made in strengthening your intent and desire to be always loving, and celebrate your successes instead of judging yourselves for your failings.
Here in the spiritual realms, where in truth you are with us while remaining somewhat unaware of that fact, we continue to take joy in the remarkable progress you are making in fragmenting and dissolving the illusion by intending to be loving and by putting that intent into practice. Your success is divinely guaranteed, as you well know, so keep practicing and awaken humanity, as has always been your intent.
With so very much love, Saul.