TOPICS: Those who seek to limit Christhood – The willingness to look in the mirror – The mocking consciousness must be left behind – You are a formless being – It all happens in your mind – Sense the vibration –
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Ascended Master MORE, June 13, 2010 through Kim Michaels. This dictation was given in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
The devil, the evil spirit cannot endure to be mocked. Those are the timeless words, spoken by me in my incarnation as Thomas More. And it is indeed true. The devil does not like to be mocked – or made fun of or laughed at – for he takes himself very seriously. Thus, let me make one thing perfectly clear: I AM the master El Morya. I have a right to change my name to Master MORE. And YOU have no right to tell me what to do—as I have no right to tell you what to do.
Those who seek to limit Christhood
The difference being, that I have no intention of telling you what to do, whereas some on earth have every intention of telling me – or any representative of the Living Christ – what to do. This is precisely the consciousness you saw in the scribes and Pharisees, who challenged and mocked Jesus and who attempted to use what had been said in what you now call the Old Testament to limit how Jesus could express his Christhood.
Do you see how this consciousness is always seeking to find something on earth, that it can use as a weapon to try to limit the expression of the Living Christ? Thus, there are even those who will take something from a previous ascended master teaching and use it to try to limit the expression of the ascended masters today. This, of course, has no effect on us, for we are not in any way mocked by anything that men can come up with. For we can indeed endure to be mocked; we can even enjoy being laughed at. For if you do not take yourself seriously, what consequence is it that others mock you or laugh at you?
But it does have consequence for those, who mock and make fun of or seek to put down others. My beloved, look at the situation of Jesus being put on trial. Only a few days before, many among the people of Jerusalem had welcomed him as the Messiah, had celebrated him as a king when he entered Jerusalem. But then, they suddenly switched, as the human mind can switch in an instant. And now they were crying: “Barabbas, Barabbas,” for they would rather have a murderer than the Living Christ set free. And as he was walking through the narrow streets of Jerusalem, carrying the cross, they mocked him, spat on him and in all manner of foul language attempted to put him down.
Yet Jesus made his ascension and is now in the ascended realm, whereas those in the crowd that mocked him are still on earth. But more than that, they are still in physical embodiment. And that should indeed be a cause for concern, for those who have some willingness to look at themselves in the mirror—and could therefore learn from this situation to realize that: “We are the ones who have not changed, we are the ones who need to look at ourselves instead of projecting upon others. For we will not enter the ascended realm by seeking to change others—only by changing ourselves.”
The willingness to look in the mirror
And you cannot change yourself, until you are willing to look in the mirror and recognize that you are lacking, that you are not in the right state of consciousness. And I can assure you, that for a spiritual person it is absolutely necessary to overcome the desire to mock or put down others. For what you are putting down is the sacred within yourself. For as Jesus has said, what you do unto others, you must first have done to yourself. So the very fact that you can get yourself to mock others, shows you that you have already mocked the sacred in yourself. And therefore, you cannot give birth to the Christ in yourself, for you would feel it necessary to mock that Christ in yourself as you mock it in others.
And thus, you cannot rise above that consciousness, the consciousness seen in so many spiritual people around the world. Where they think – because they do not commit outer acts of violence, because they speak softly and do not openly express anger – they think they have transcended the human consciousness and have become truly spiritual people. But they are not willing to see, that below the level of surface awareness there is still unresolved psychology, unresolved emotions. And they can be seen by the very fact that they have this sense of superiority, that causes them to feel that they can judge or even mock others, who believe differently or who do not practice the same spiritual practices as themselves.
Look at how many spiritual movements around the world are dominated by this state of consciousness: the need to feel better than others, the need to feel that we have something that no one else has, that our guru, that our teaching, that our organization, that our ritual is somehow superior to others. But in order to feel superior, there must be some, who are inferior. And that means that in order to raise yourself up to a superior position, you are willing to put others down. And this, of course, is in complete contradiction and violation of the will of God.
As the Chohan of the First Ray I have – I should think I can say – a quite reasonable understanding of the will of God. And I know that the absolute will of God is to raise up all life. Certainly, this is to be done within the context of free will, so that there are some parts of life that may not be raised up out of their own choosing. But God simply respects the free-will choices of some beings. God has no need to add to their choices by putting them down, by punishing them, as has been seen by so many religious people through the ages. And certainly, God has no need whatsoever to mock those who will not come into compliance with some system on earth.
The mocking consciousness must be left behind
Do you see, then, the absolute reality, that this mocking of others is a state of consciousness that must be transcended? Again, I am not asking you to feel guilty over having engaged in this consciousness, for this consciousness of irony and sarcasm permeates most societies. For it comes from the fallen ones, who almost from the very beginning, attempted to use what we have called the consciousness of the accuser of the brethren to mock others and their spirituality and their service.
This is just one attempt to get people to react to the dualistic battle. The other one of course is the abuse of power, where you forcefully violate other people’s free will. This might be called the Alfa aspect. But the Omega aspect then is that perversion, where you seek to mock and ridicule and put down others in a psychological sense. In other words, there is physical violence and there is psychological violence. And they are the Alfa and the Omega of the strategy employed by the fallen ones from the very beginning.
As spiritual people you have a need to look at yourselves and to see whether you have taken this consciousness in from the society in which you grew up. Many of you have—almost all of you have, for as I said it permeates every society. And you might even find, if you are honest, that some of you have become quite good at making fun, at coming up with a quick, witty reply to anything thrown at you. And some of you might even feel that this has been a certain degree of fun, as I will admit that even I in my embodiments enjoyed jesting in this way and kidding around, as you say today.
Even Saint Germain himself in some of his embodiments was quite witty and quite quick to come up with a snappy answer. Yet, we all came to a point where we realized, that this consciousness did not serve our path to the ascension, and thus it was something that simply had to be left behind. And it had to be left behind by making a decision, where you realize, that this consciousness has the effect of putting down another aspect of life. And in doing so, you have already put down yourself.
And, of course, how can you ascend, if you are putting a part of yourself down? For what is the ascension? It is raising up everything that can be raised up and letting everything else die. But you see, when you put something down, you obviously cannot raise it up—but you cannot let it die either. For that which you put down, you want to maintain. For only when you maintain that which you have put down, can you maintain the sense of superiority that you gain from putting another element of life down.
So you keep a part of yourself – the part of your soul, the part of your lower being – suspended in this no-man’s land. It cannot be raised up, but you cannot let it die either. So, you must come to that point, where you realize, that this consciousness of mocking, making fun and putting down is only serving to hold yourself back. And then you must reconnect to the greater love, the greater love of raising yourself up to the ascension. And then, when you reconnect to that love, you can look at the mocking consciousness without feeling guilt or shame—in other words, without creating a new reason to put yourself down. And thus, you can look it straight in the eye and say: “You are not part of my true being, and I no longer want you to be a part of my being. Thus I let you go into the fire of God.”
That is when you can feel the inner resolution, where it is as if something breaks, and now you feel this new sense of freedom, where you realize you have become more than you were before. This is the joy—this is the joy of an ascended master to see a student come to that point of letting go of some elements of the fallen consciousness, that the student has taken in—when the student reconnects to the reality of who it is.
You are a formless being
And who are you? You are a formless being, as we have said so many times. For only the formless can transcend form, only the formless can become MORE. For why is my name spelled with capital letters? It is to signify that I do not want you to become more OF the things in the material. I want you to transcend that level and become more THAN the human.
I am not interested in having students who have spent lifetimes perfecting this outer spiritual persona and image, so that they can appear to be spiritual by doing this or that or the next thing. I am not interested in you becoming a more spiritual person according to some standard on earth. I am interested in you becoming more than a spiritual person, more than a person, more than a human being. And only that which has no form can become more than any form.
This should be logical, this should be obvious to those who are willing to reason with the Christ mind, instead of reasoning with the human mind—that can always find some justification for seeking to become more of rather than transcending this level of the “vanity of vanities,” where you seek to raise up the human, seek to raise up the ego, until you think that because it lives up to this or that standard on earth, God must grant it entry into heaven.
But as we have said before, there is no standard on earth, that can grant the human entry into heaven. The human will never enter heaven, and that is why the being that has form must be allowed to die. So that the formless being – call it the Conscious You or anything you like – can then be reborn into a new sense of identity as an ascended being rather than an unascended being.
Some ascended master students have in their minds created this belief that the ascension is an external process. You fulfill the external requirements, and then somehow Serapis Bey or some other master appears to you and puts this cloak of the ascension upon you. And then you ascend. But it is not so. The ascension cannot be bestowed upon you from an external source, for there is an inner process of you being reborn.
As long as you are unascended, why are you unascended? Because you are holding on to a sense of identity as an unascended being. You think there is some requirement you have not quite met, you think there is some external event that has not happened, some grace that has not been bestowed upon you from without. And you can be at that level – where you have actually qualified for your ascension – you can stay at that level for a long time, even for lifetimes. Where you have qualified but you cannot get yourself to walk through that doorway, because you are not willing to let go of that sense of self—that you are not quite there or that you are waiting for something from outside yourself. You are not willing to let that identity die and therefore be reborn.
When you become an ascended master, what happens is that you finally let the last remnant, the last ghost, of the unascended identity die. And then, you – the formless being – are reborn into a new sense of identity, a new acceptance of yourself as an ascended being. It is not that Serapis Bey or any other master comes to you and says: “You are now an ascended master.” It is that you awaken to a new self-awareness, where you suddenly look around and say: “I AM now an ascended master.” This is the difference, the final difference, the final step. It is all a process that takes place in your mind.
It all happens in your mind
Every teaching we have ever given, every tool we have ever given, has had one purpose only: to affect a change in your mind, in your self-awareness, in your sense of identity. When you begin to understand THAT, then you have started the ascension spiral. And then you will completely transcend all desire to put down others, or even all desire to raise up others. For you see: the ascension spiral is an individual process.
As they say: “You can not take it with you.” There is nothing from earth, from your previous life – even from your previous spiritual activities – that you can take with you into the ascension spiral. It must all fall away from you, as you rise higher in that ascension spiral. Even the desire to save other people – as we have mentioned the existence of a false concept of the bodhisattva – even that desire must fall away. For as long as you are not ascended, it is so easy to go into the desire to save others through force by somehow forcing them to change. Even that must be left behind, until you stand there and realize, that your ascension depends on only one thing: your relationship with God, your relationship with your higher self, your relationship with the ascended masters.
And you will do what Jesus told you to do: “Let no man take thy crown.” Let no man interfere with, let nothing on earth interfere with, your direct connection to the ascended realm. When you overcome all desire to force any part of life by putting it down or by raising it up, then you start the ascension spiral. Then you can take full responsibility for yourself and realize, that the choices of other people have no influence whatsoever on your ascension. The only thing that influences your ascension is your own choices. And then you can focus on refining your own choices instead of seeking to change the choices of others. You can then focus on what has consequence, instead of being trapped in activities, that are not consequential for your own ascension.
Am I thereby saying, that in order to ascend you have to become selfish? No! For selfishness is precisely the desire to force others—the unwillingness to look at yourself, to take responsibility for yourself. It is when you overcome selfishness – when you overcome self-centeredness, when you overcome narcissism – that you truly enter the ascension spiral. For now you are not seeking to qualify for the ascension in order to build up your ego’s sense that it is better than others. You have no motive for seeking your ascension that relates to this world, for you no longer have any desires that relate to this world.
Instead, your desires are focused on the next world. But even then, as you rise higher in the ascension spiral, all desires fade away, and you enter that desirelessness, where you are not seeking to ascend in order to fulfill some kind of lack. You are ascending out of the pure joy of oneness, of experiencing oneness and simply being magnetized into greater and greater oneness, until the separate self finally dies, and you are reborn as a being who is one—one with your higher self, one with the ascended masters, one with all life, one with your Creator.
Sense the vibration
This is a state of consciousness, that can scarcely be understood by most spiritual students. It is a state of consciousness, that can scarcely be expressed in words, but I have given you – beyond the words you have heard me speak – a sense of the vibration of this consciousness. And so, I can only say as Jesus said: “Let those who have ears hear, let those who have the sensitivity of the heart sense my vibration, sense the consciousness of the ascended Master MORE—that you may know that I AM MORE.”
I am more than any image ever created by me and by any ascended master student or organization. And you will know me only when you are willing to flow with that MORE, that ever-transcending Presence that I AM. For the will of God is ever transcending. It desires to raise up all life, but it desires to raise up life wherever it is in consciousness. So the will of God is constantly adapting, as life is raised up. Or even as life sinks to a lower level, the will of God adapts to that and is still seeking to raise it up from that level, instead of putting it down in any way.
The will of God is always flowing. It is not some fixed immutable law, as so many people envision. For it is only the ego that longs for this security and this absolute truth or absolute law. The law of God is constantly adapting, for the ultimate law of God is to raise up all life. And this can happen only when you go down to the level where life is at, and seek to raise it up from there. That is why I said: “If the guru be an ant, heed him,” for at any point we, the ascended masters, must seek to send you a guru, that you can hear with your present level of consciousness. And if you are not willing to hear that guru, well, then you cannot transcend that level of consciousness, can you?
And thus, you cannot move on to a higher guru. And thus you see so many, who call themselves ascended master students, but they have not been willing to hear the guru we have sent. And therefore, they do not have true contact with us, even though many of them think they can hear us speak to them. But it is not the ascended masters that they hear; it is the false hierarchy impostors who will tell you what you want to hear, who will affirm and validate your sense of superiority. Instead of giving you the frame of reference, that allows you to feel and experience how you are out of alignment with the reality of God—and therefore you can make the choice to bring yourself back into alignment.
This is the goal of a true teacher: not to tell you what to do or how to do it, but to give you that sense of what is reality and what is unreality, so that you can choose to shift your sense of awareness from being projected into an unreal sense of self to now being projected into reality—the reality that you experience because you are a formless being. And when you experience the vibration of reality, then the formless being that you are can – if it is willing – be awakened to the reality that it is formless, that it is more than any form in the identity in form. And that is when your path can begin in earnest, for you are not truly on the inner path when you are following an outer teaching or outer practices.
You are on the inner path only when you have had an experience of reality and when you have been willing to shift your sense of awareness, to realign yourself with the reality that you have experienced. And you continue to do so, until you are completely one with reality in that final process of the ascension—that is truly like a shift from one point to another. And it can happen just like that, when you are ready.
Thus, my mission is complete. For as I have been speaking, I have indeed being radiating the vibration that I AM, the presence that I AM, the will of God that I AM to Russia and the Russian people. I have given them the opportunity to sense what is truly the will of God, rather than the will of the party. And therefore, it is time to let go of the party, of the communist fallacy—and it is time to let go of the partying of the capitalist fallacy. It is time to transcend both the right and the left, and the middle and realize, that the will of God is that Russia becomes more than a communist state, more than a capitalist state. It becomes that true expression of creativity, that true expression of the presence of the Russian people, the Spiritual Presence out of which the Russian people have come. Realign yourselves with that Presence, with that Presence of spirituality that you are. And then, you will see Russia blossom. Then you will see Mother Russia give birth to the Christed beings in embodiment. And that is the will of God for Russia.
Copyright © 2010 by Kim Michaels