Manifesting is the making expressed or visible that which is implied or invisible. How do we manifest our collective destiny, while simultaneously involved in a personal one, when everyone seems to be heading in different directions? To make matters more challenging, some people see their destiny along a predetermined course of events, while others see it as a hopeless struggle against forces that bring sadness, pain, fear and despair. Yet another potent group see their destiny as inseparable from the human species’ ability to manifest higher possibilities of a greater pattern or design, which some call G-d , Cosmic Consciousness, Infinite Presence, Christ, Buddha, the Messiah, etc.
How do we cocreate a collective destiny that is aligned with our greatest potential? The answer appears too complex on the surface; yet, there is a simple way…a very powerful way.
The way out of this paradox and confusion is as simple as 2 X 2 = 4. The recognition of this simple way is closer than your own breath, nearer and dearer than your own heart. And it costs you nothing. It is as obvious as the fact that 2 X 2 always equaled 4; it didn’t wait until we recognized it for it to be true. But while this way is simple, it is not easy. It is not easy because we have for so long looked in the opposite direction and have locked our attention on the problem instead of the solution. It is time to change our attention. It is time to change our minds about our world.
Destiny is a matter of choice, not about predetermination. Destiny is about choosing which patterns and structures out of the infinite possibilities in us and before us we shall draw out and make expressed. Destiny is the power or agency that determines the course of events, and that power is us! It is our divine privilege to choose and to consciously evolve.
Descartes once remarked, "Cogito, ergo sum," I think, therefore I am. I prefer the affirmation offered by Professor Amit Goswami in his book, "The Self-Aware Universe ." Professor Goswami offers, "Opto, ergo sum," I choose, therefore I am.
Yet the power is not in the choice. The power is not in the pattern, or the in object of the choice. When I say, "I choose therefore I am," it is the "I AM" that is the power. I AM is the source, the idea and the fulfillment of the idea. When we say I AM we are engaging the power to effect whatever follows it.
I AM broke.
I AM hungry.
I AM tired.
I AM lonely.
I AM afraid.
I AM hateful.
I AM love.
I AM abundant.
I AM whole.
I AM nourished.
I AM peace.
I AM nurturing.
I AM courageous.
I AM powerful.
I AM creative.
Look at your life now and see if what you find there is not a perfect mirror of with what you follow "I am…"; make a list and you’ll be surprised. Now look at our world and see that it also reflects our collective vision of "I am…" The principle is unfailing because we unwittingly engage the power that creates our realities when we affirm whatever follows I AM. This is how it is closer and dearer than our own breath and heart. I AM is the clearest, least distorted statement in the human language that expresses the Infinite Presence that infuses all matter of being in the universe. I AM is our quintessential nature and our nature fulfilled. Our reality, individually and collectively, is an outpicturing of how we see ourselves, how we follow the powerful statement, "I am…"
Of course another word attempts this feat, "God"; but how can we fit something that is infinite into a limited concept. The word "God" is a concept, a limited linguistic expression of that which is infinite. The word "God" has been used immaturely and to create boundaries instead of union. In the name of "God" more violence and blood has been shed than any other single cause in the history of humankind. We can forgive our past transgressions and move on to more fulfilling, productive destinies when we return to "God" as an infinite Presence that unites us, rather than as a concept that divides us.
This is what was revealed to Moses as "God’s" name: "I Am That I Am"; it is a profound and eternal message of Truth. This is what is revealed to us today through a confluence of religion, science, technology and an exciting global awakening:
This is who I AM
This is Now
Now is This
This is That
That is This
This is Here
So is That
This is All
That there Is
This is So
(from "The Death and Life of Flesymi – A Mystical Odyssey", a novel in the works by Flesymi)
It sounds too simple, I know. Yet I AM describes the entire universe from beginning to end. It describes all the mathematics of motion, position, probability, relationship and change within the universe. It describes pairs of opposites across all levels of existence, from the positive and negative subatomic forces, to the love and fear of man and woman for themselves and each other. It describes our greatest dreams and our darkest nightmares. It describes all that we can become; it describes all that we can destroy. It describes all these things because it points to something that is infinite, the Truth of which can only be experienced, not discussed, measured or taught. Our challenge is to "follow the finger that points the way instead of sucking it," as Alan Watts proposed that Christianity do in relationship to Jesus Christ.
We must seek the experience of Truth in all our activities instead of using concepts of Truth as pacifiers.
We must live the Truth we know if we are to know the freedom we seek.
If you were infinite and someone asked your name, how could you answer in any other way that would reveal your infinitude? The mighty utterance "I AM" is a superb feat of infinite, impeccable logic because "I am…" can be followed by an infinite list of attributes and relationships, and thus, allows for infinite progression of expression.
Saying I AM in the genuineness of its true meaning allows us instantly to transcend the perceptual limits of time and space and manifest a destiny promised by our innate affinity for infinity . When we say I AM with the recognition that we are calling into action the Presence that creates stars, and with the recognition that we are one with that Presence, and with the recognition that we are individual expressions of that Presence, then we in that moment transcend all that separates us from our own infinite Essence. This is how we cocreate desirable and mutually fulfilling futures.
We must awaken to the fact that we are divine in nature and are unified within that divine essence, and celebrate that divinity in all life. This awakening allows us to become conscious of our abilities to cocreate with the I AM Presence. This is our charter if we expect to advance to the next level of human evolution. This is the simple way to manifest a collective destiny because here all struggle ceases and life becomes enjoyment of experience rather than lessons to be learned.
We do not need more lessons once we accept our place as heirs to an Infinite Throne instead of begging for crumbs outside the kingdom. If G-d, the I AM Presence, is infinite and all-knowing, what could there possibly be for G-d to learn through us? If we are individual expressions of that Presence, why would we be created to learn a lesson when G-d already knows everything there is to learn? The struggling that goes with an ego-limited life lived to learn lessons and satisfy lower desires is what creates confusion and suffering.
We live to experience,
we live to express,
and we have lessons because it is our nature to learn from our experiences, not visa versa.
The growth we see as evolution, personally and collectively, is merely the unfolding of that which is infinitely enfolded, like the perennial blossoming of the fragile rose in the dancing and eternal light of spring. The Divine Idea, "ROSE," exists in the Cosmic Mind as a necessary antecedent to the physical manifestation of the rose. The Consciousness of "ROSE" and a Living Energy is what animates the rose that we enjoy with our senses, and we know the Truth of it by our experience of it in the now. Is there any other way to truly know a rose?
Understanding creation in this way answers the befuddling riddle: what came first, the chicken or the egg?
Ultimately, the only way to truly experience reality and leave "lessons" behind is to use I AM in wholesome ways and to consciously affirm with our thoughts, feelings, words and actions that which we want revealed in our world collectively. This desire must come from a higher place than our own self-centered concerns. This is how we can cocreate with the knowledge and responsibility that we owe our Source and owe our six billion other soul mates with which we have incarnated now. Done with the humble recognition that "I AM" this Presence, by virtue of our Divine essence, and because everything is this Presence, we naturally tap into the Source that is inherently harmonious within Itself. If this were not the case, the universe would have extinguished itself long ago.
When we access this aspect of our own higher potential, we cocreate without trepidation, and thus more powerfully. We don’t waver because we know that we are cocreating a world where everyone is abundantly free and expressing his or her divine gifts freely. Think of anything you want in a fulfilled life, anything: abundance, love, peace, security, adventure, joy, perfect health, spontaneity or creativity. Who wouldn't want a life of these things? The Force that lies back of all form and function naturally fosters these things because they are aspects of Its own Identity . We have only to align with these aspects collectively and affirm them with our life force – our thoughts, feelings and actions – and they will be in our experience "in the blink of an eye."
We must always remember that reality is plastic and fluid. The universe instantly reflects back to us whatever we are projecting by our own minds and beliefs. Consider that "mind" is a projector that uses reality as a screen upon which to project its own version of things. It projects its own fears, beliefs, conditioning, likes, dislikes, attitudes, concepts and models onto reality, then confuses this motion picture with reality itself. If we choose to distort the outpicturing of our nature by holding fear and lack in our hearts and minds, then we will experience realities that reflect these distortions.
Instead, we can allow our true nature to shine and see that brilliance reflected to our senses.
It should be self-evident that reality is infinitely moldable to the life that animates it.
Can you not see this in the world about you, both natural and manmade? War and violence exist because these things are in the hearts and minds of humankind. Peace will reign when peace finds a lasting abode in our hearts and minds. If things appear rigid and inflexible it is our own rigid, false sense of identity that is rigid, and what we observe in our daily life is merely a reflection of that stiff, narrow sense of self. We experience this seeming insidious reflection of our lower nature so that we may know our greatness by contrast. What we need to evolve beyond our current level is a broader sense of self…a living, breathing recognition that we are part of a larger Being in whom our complete fulfillment lies...but we are it...not separate form it. We only need to nurture the complete and collective consciousness of this Truth in order to see it manifest in our experience. The beginning of this experience is the moving from self-centered consciousness to whole-centered consciousness. Herein lies the promise of the ages: paradise on earth .
Simple mathematics can prove that if we concern ourselves with everyone else as well as ourselves then we can have orders of magnitude more of everything. It is the mathematics of a utopian economy: You live in a world where only you are concerned about you; therefore, you have only one person on your side. On the other hand, if you lived in a place where six billion people were concerned about you, but you and everyone else concerned themselves with the fulfillment of everyone else, then you would have six billion people interested in your welfare, and so would everyone else! Which would you rather have? Which world would be more likely to foster the manifestation of that which is (y)our highest potential…(y)our destiny?
This is the "secret" to manifesting a collective destiny where everyone is fulfilled and where we experience abundance in all areas of life. But how do we get there from here? How do we alter this in a world that seems bent on fearful, destructive, self-serving motives and activities?
We start in our own hearts and minds. We as individuals must affirm with our deepest feeling nature the I AM Presence every moment and commit to living and being now as we would in a world that already expresses a higher potential. Is there anything that is stopping us right this instant but our own forgotten choice to act out of fear instead of love? Will it ever become a reality until we do? What are we waiting for? Be It NOW!
If we are to act as a collective - act as the one Being we are - then we each have to take responsibility for our individual selves. We have to stop trying to fix other people and start "fixing" ourselves. How can we take a splinter from our friend’s eye when we have logs in ours? We take the logs out of our eyes by opening up to greater expressions of our Essence and release patterns in mind and heart that distort our true self. Then we express our divine gifts freely and accept the abundance and bounty of soulful living as our reward. The only thing we owe others is the nurturing and celebration of their Essence, just like we each want for ourselves. We must know and trust that this Essence can, and already is, doing what it can to guide us all to higher possibilities.
Once we settle into our own inner peace and recognition of our innate, glorious nature, then we can look for those with whom we have an affinity. When two or more gather in the name of Higher Potential, powerful forces are activated because "work" is being done that is resonating with an existing pattern, i.e., the energy of the I AM Presence seeking conscious union with Its own creation.
What we observe as evolution is just patterns of form, function and experience that express more complex relationships of that Infinite Presence to Itself.
By allowing affinity to work in our lives, we naturally attract those with whom we share a common vision for an exciting, wholesome future, and cause to materialize that good which is already trying to break through in our lives. We cocreate and align with a new morphic field that contains all that is needed to materialize any desired possibility.
This is the work of InfinityAffinity.org . We are actively involved in the cocreation of a new group mind and emotional body for Planet Earth. With no fan fare, no rah rah, no self congratulatory or vain wastage, we silently draw in a new earthly experience by our commitment to knowing and being Divine Will, loving each other as we would want ourselves loved, and joining in a single song of praise and affirmation for what we know the I AM wants for us.
This is the simple way to manifest (y)our destiny. It costs nothing, but we gain everything. We ask for the attention and compassion of those who share this vision. We ask for a commitment to live by principle and invest some emotional and mental energy into an orchestrated effort to consciously cocreate a new mental and emotional background for our brothers and sisters of Planet Earth. This new background will make all harmonious activities much easier to manifest because they are aligned with a powerful evolutionary pattern that is already emerging into common reality.
Go about your day as you would. "Earn" a living. Keep your involvement in the relationships and tribulations of a changing world. Bring your spirit, wisdom and compassion to all you meet. Bring your whole self into the reality of others that they may see their own potential in you, rather than the darkness. Affirm with us that for which we stand, through our weekly "I AM " ideas. The time is over for repeating the re-creation of that for which we are against. We know too much of our cocreative abilities to have our attention focused on the destructive angles of human possibilities.
Please, now, join us in consciously cocreating our destiny through a global, daily concert of those with an affinity for the celestial song of I AM. We invite you to join our Be it Now! Vision Holders Network and help manifest (y)our destiny.
The Ultimate Cosmic Loop:
We are G-d's desire for expression.
Our highest desire is to express G-d.