by John Smallman
Humanity’s return to full consciousness, its awakening from the illusion, is proceeding apace. A massive awareness is growing that life on Earth followed by death are not your final destiny, that in fact what you are experiencing on Earth is but a passing moment in which you are learning the lesson that Love is All That Exists, and that your physical forms are are purely temporary vehicles or residences that you occupy while you do this. They are ideal for this purpose, but when you all “graduate,” as you all will, you will no longer have need of them because your natural state is infinitely limitless and filled with potentiality beyond your wildest dreams. The joy you will experience in Reality, at Home in the Presence of God, is WAY beyond your ability as humans to even conceive of, and it is to that that you will awaken.
On Earth, as humans, your task is simply to release anything to which you are clinging that is not in alignment with Love. When you do that, even for a moment, you will feel an enormous shift in your energy, a lightening of the burdens that you seem to be carrying. Most of you have at some time been forgiven for something you did or said that was intended to hurt another, and which you later regretted. And when you received that forgiveness it felt as though an enormous weight had been lifted off your shoulders. Likewise, when you let go of any resentment, bitterness, anger, and hatred that you have been “nursing,” you will feel lighter and joy will flow in to replace those unloving aspects that you have released.
All your suffering and unhappiness flows from judgmental attitudes you hold and from your sensed need to have those judgments enforced to make others pay for the pain you believe that they have caused you. But the pain, the suffering is truly caused by your dwelling on your perceived mistreatment by others, long after the moment of mistreatment has passed. You are effectively continuing to punish yourselves by dwelling on memories of unpleasantness from the past, or on imagining new unpleasantness in the future. But there is only Now! So live in the now and live in peace, your natural state.
Forgiveness of yourselves is essential. Nearly everyone has been inculcated with a strong sense that they are not good enough, and that they must strive constantly to improve themselves. Within the illusion it does make sense to become educated and learn the basic social rules that enable agreeable interactions with others. However, in childhood, many are discouraged from doing what appeals to them, from doing what they are intuitively or instinctively drawn to, and are instead induced to study and learn what their “elders and betters” decide is appropriate for them. This leads to distrust of their own inner guidance and a consequential ongoing internal conflict that often leads either to boredom and depression, or to powerful rebellion.
Now, as adults, you need to let go of those imposed shoulds and musts and all the negative self-judgments and guilt to which they led you. You are all spiritual beings with countless friends and mentors in the spiritual realms on whom you can call for assistance, and who enthusiastically await that call. Go inwards when you seek guidance, for there you will find amazing resources to help you release all that no longer serves you.
Discussing options and possibilities with human friends can be very helpful, but in the end you need to make decisions based on your own intuition and the guidance offered to you by those on whom you call in the spiritual realms, plus your own sense of what is right for you. Only you can know what that is and act on it, and that is all that you are asked to do.
All humans make errors because being human has severely limited your abilities to fully understand either the world around you or situations that arise there. Errors are learning experiences and lead to wisdom. Therefore do not judge yourselves harshly for making them, instead, gently forgive yourselves, learn from them, and do not refuse to admit to having made them. Total self-honesty is an essential aspect of the awakening process that you are all undergoing, and when you are totally honest with yourselves you will be at peace because then you know that you can trust yourselves. Trust of yourselves and others is very important. Without trust you are constantly expecting to make errors that must then be disguised, and you expect the same from others, thus causing yourselves unnecessary stress. With trust, when you make errors you forgive yourselves and move on.
You have probably noticed that those who are most peaceful, content, and at peace with themselves are people of honesty and integrity, people that you intuitively sense that you can trust. Trust responds with trust, and distrust with distrust. Betrayal is a consequence of the latter. When you are utterly honest you can almost always intuit whether someone else can be trusted or not, and that makes life a lot easier.
Everyone wants to be loved and trusted because Love is your natural state, but often, out of fear and due to previous bad experiences, many choose to be suspicious, believing it is a practical course to take in a world where so many are betrayed daily. But, as trust leads to trust, so suspicion leads to suspicion; what you think about and expect is what you experience. Suspicion locks out love because it cannot trust, and love and trust are inseparable.
As I and other channels keep reminding you; “You are all perfect beings because what God creates can only be perfect.” However, within the illusion as humans, you are, because you chose to be, severely limited in your skills and abilities. You chose this experience in a futile attempt to separate yourselves from Source, and to prove that you had no need of God. It was only a game you chose to play, but because God gave you power equal to His when He created you as perfect divine beings, because everything that He is He lovingly shares with all of His creation, the game you invented, the illusion you built seems totally real to you.
To uncover its unreality engage with Love, and only with Love, because nothing else is Real. You must all have heard the saying: “Perfect Love casts out fear.” And it is true, because there is nothing other than perfect Love. Anything that is not Love is unreal, illusory, and therefore will not last. You all will awaken into perfect Love, because that is your divine and inescapable destiny. So release your grip on any remaining self-righteousness, resentment, bitterness, or hatred that lingers from past hurts, and allow yourselves to awaken, and revel in the joy that ensues.
Your loving brother, Jesus.