Archangel Michael does that as well. On March 28, 2014, I had a reading with him and I asked him if he’d save me valuable time by answering my questions without me needing to read them. And he agreed.
I knew he was already getting started on my first question when he began the reading with:
“My heart, as you would think of it, my consciousnessness, my very essence….”
It was on my paper to ask him: What is the heart?
As a young man, I thought the heart was a physical muscle. After that I thought the heart was … well, some kind of mystical chamber in which God sat. And then I heard Hindus calling it the hridayam, the spiritual heart. And I accepted that.
But lately it struck me that that cannot be true. The hridayam is just an aperture that closes off contact with the soul. The soul resides on the other side of the hridayam. But the hridyam itself is just a pinprick. Its job is to open and close. How can that be the heart?
I went into a tailspin because something I had based my entire spiritual philosophy on now seemed to be mistaken. If the heart is not the spiritual heart or hridayam, then what is the heart?
I asked Archangel Michael the question in my personal reading:
Steve: The heart and soul, are they not the same thing? Are there walls of the heart – or is it just the soul we’re talking about? The spiritual heart or hridayam is just a pinprick.
Archangel Michael: That is correct.
S: The soul is on the other side of it. Where is the heart?
AAM: Think of the heart as being encased within the soul. (1)
S: OK. Alright. It’s encased within the soul. But what is it?
AAM: It is the divine spark of One.
S: So when we say, we’re letting our heart speak, we’re saying we’re letting the divine spark speak?
AAM: Yes, when you truly are going to that place, yes.
Now very often when human beings say they are speaking from their heart, what they are doing is speaking from their emotional field and their realm of feelings.
It is counting angels on the head of a pin to say, well, this is the soul and this is the heart. They are to all intents and purposes virtually inseparable.
But when they go to that place of pure consciousness, of light, of the spark of divinity, then, yes, that is when they are in their true heart. …
S: That is very helpful. (2)
A person who truly went to that pure, essential place of consciousness, of light, of the spark of divinity, would be enlightened. So when we’re enlightened, we’re in our true heart, the soul, the Self. This shows up like red-hot news to me.
The hridayam opens when we achieve two levels of enlightenment. It has no other function that I’m aware of than to open and close with enlightenment. Sages call this a “heart-opening.”
When we achieve seventh-chakra enlightenment or Brahmajnana, the hridayam opens temporarily and we’re flooded with light and love. And then the hridayam shuts again and we lose the fulness of that experience.
But when we achieve a higher level of enlightenment, called Sahaja Nirvikalpa Samadhi, the hridayam opens permanently. It never again shuts. This is what will occur at Ascension and it brings us liberation from physical birth and death, a coveted goal in past centuries.
So now I know what the heart is. For the first time in my life, I know what’s being referred to. And the correction in my knowledge is having an impact on me.
The heart or divine spark, the Atman, the Pearl of Great Price is the seat of love. Love is what lifts all of us … as high as we want, really. All the way back to the Limitless? I don’t know. But I do know that love itself is limitless.
The heart is love and love creates worlds. Heart and soul are the center of love, the center of the universe for us.
The heart is the divine spark, the divine spark is love, and love is everything. Therefore it follows that heart, soul and love, which are one, must be everything.
The heart is just an illusory differentiation in love. It is love through and through regardless.
As long as we feel a lack of love, we see differentiation.
When we feel an overflowing of love, as with the Tsunami of Love, we see no differentiation. All becomes one. That’s where the Tsunami is taking us.
(1) Personal Reading with Archangel Michael through Linda Dillon, March 28, 2014. We sometimes use the word “soul” to mean all our bodies (etheric, astral, mental, causal, etc.) plus the divine spark but we also could use the word to mean just the divine spark. I think Archangel Michael began by using the first meaning of the soul as the bodies plus the spark, but when I asked him again what is the heart, he seems to have switched to the second meaning of the heart as only the divine spark, beyond the bodies. If I’m correct, we may be watching a teacher go deeper into a truth to satisfy the student.
(2) Loc. cit.