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Alina

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  1. Sunrise Whispers ... feel the wind at dawn Whispers ... air coming through my window. The moon and sun whisper secrets ... The moon is moving away, Whispers ... dawn caress my face. Cosmic rays enter through my window Whispers ... air ... Colorful crystals shine at dawn. Whispers ... very subtle, gentle ... quiet. Awaken life. Whispering notes, and wide awake! The moon is there, looking around The sun whispers, things promised. Whispers ... dawn... Listen ...very still. Whispers ... day. I hope ... Whispers... Graciela Emma Gatti. *** Alina ***
  2. Awaken Urantia! So be it! I dedicate a poem; Sunrise http://urantia.invis...__40#entry29022 I just wrote this morning! Alina ***
  3. Hello Rick, All! At the risk of seeming self of character "emotional", these statements move me very deeply. Rick: I just want to copy your own words. And with them goes my gratitude to the included United Midwayers of Urantia that under the supervision of the Melchizedek, undoubtedly, know what we 're doing, Sometimes I wonder if we are aware of it. Love. Alina ***
  4. Hello! True Collins, are stages or levels. In reality, "Despite all" come with any concerns, if only from mistrust and doubt about What is the truth? Why this confusion? when we read, for this case, the Bible. But, that led us to start a time search out Where is the truth? although this is relative to our mind, but with an incredible logic, with respect to the Fifth Revelation. Personally, the first impression was that experience; logic. Then I discovered that the same logic is given by the Truth, Beauty and Goodness embraced within its pages. I found Jesus! and no longer seemed an unattainable figure, but a Teacher, Higher Brother and Friend who touched me and moves me every time when I remember passages of his life, both Human and Divine. And with Him, Michael of Nebadon, Our Sovereign! Thank you for your testimony and apologize for not having responded sooner. Greetings, Alina ***
  5. Thanks Scott! Then, an animal is experiencing by "instinct", the spirit of intuition, although of course it is not consciousness. That's the difference that I wanted to highlight.The animal is led, as it somehow, by their instincts, The same applies to the mechanical mind, the part that can not be taught. beyond what is only mechanically. Mental inertia not allowed to advance. In these conditions can not update the potential we have as prerogatives. (135.11) 12:6.1 The universe is nonstatic. Stability is not the result of inertia but rather the product of balanced energies, co-operative minds, co-ordinated morontias, spirit overcontrol, and personality unification. Stability is wholly and always proportional to divinity. (1303.1) 118:8.11 An automatic universe reaction is stable and, in some form, continuing in the cosmos. A personality who knows God and desires to do his will, who has spirit insight, is divinely stable and eternally existent. Man’s great universe adventure consists in the transit of his mortal mind from the stability of mechanical statics to the divinity of spiritual dynamics, and he achieves this transformation by the force and constancy of his own personality decisions, in each of life’s situations declaring, “It is my will that your will be done.” Alina ***
  6. Hi Scott! You say: "That ant does not literally experience the "spirit of intuition" by having literal intuition. An ant is not literally intuitive. I am saying that an animal/animal origin self experiences these mind adjutants initially as energy. They don't actually experience the "spirit of inuition" etc, because those are personal ministries. Only a personal being can literally experience "the spirit of intuition" an ant experiences the "spirit of intuition" as a purely mind energy" But read the quote: Now, do you think? Alina ***
  7. Speaking about "ascend or ascension" also we do not forget that the domain of the first cosmic circle, points us termination of ministry adjutant mind, about our personality, ie continue to be, but come other influences, and these are precisely the Cosmic Mind by the Spirit creator.The Superadjutant! What happens is that everything is synchronized and working harmoniously, systematically: adjutans, Spirit Adjuster and all ... spiritual influences that surround us. Therefore sometimes becomes difficult to treat separately each of these entities and how they work in us. Apparently, the adjutant mind, are directly related to the ascent of the seven circles psquícos. (1211.5) 110:6.20 From the seventh to the third circle there occurs increased and unified action of the seven adjutant mind-spirits in the task of weaning the mortal mind from its dependence on the realities of the material life mechanisms preparatory to increased introduction to morontia levels of experience. From the third circle onward the adjutant influence progressively diminishes. (1211.6) 110:6.21 The seven circles embrace mortal experience extending from the highest purely animal level to the lowest actual contactual morontia level of self-consciousness as a personality experience. The mastery of the first cosmic circle signalizes the attainment of premorontia mortal maturity and marks the termination of the conjoint ministry of the adjutant mind-spirits as an exclusive influence of mind action in the human personality. Beyond the first circle, mind becomes increasingly akin to the intelligence of the morontia stage of evolution, the conjoined ministry of the cosmic mind and the superadjutant endowment of the Creative Spirit of a local universe. Alina ***
  8. There is not the least doubt Nigel! Genuine freedom of that "self" is more expensive the longing of the human soul, is what is "priceless" and transcends by far... any other temporary achievement: Let's read this: (1141.4) 103:9.6 When theology masters religion, religion dies; it becomes a doctrine instead of a life. The mission of theology is merely to facilitate the self-consciousness of personal spiritual experience. Theology constitutes the religious effort to define, clarify, expound, and justify the experiential claims of religion, which, in the last analysis, can be validated only by living faith. In the higher philosophy of the universe, wisdom, like reason, becomes allied to faith. Reason, wisdom, and faith are man’s highest human attainments. Reason introduces man to the world of facts, to things; wisdom introduces him to a world of truth, to relationships; faith initiates him into a world of divinity, spiritual experience. Thanks and love! Alina ***
  9. Hello Nigel, all! For me, actually it is not necessary, analyze too spiritual experience. actually have or do not have. If you have, we will have no doubt, whatsoever, that is very different from any other experience or "belief of experience." Greetings, Alina ***
  10. Pike brother is fine! but I believe that sharing experiences is rewarding, and everyone can tell he/she want and save us not interested in sharing. In all ways I respect and understand your point of view, of course, my dear friend! I wish that the Father Bless you and your family! Alina ***
  11. Hi! It would be like, to get to the spirit of wisdom and worship the five other assistants do not disappear from the scene, but are enhanced, while "are domesticated," meaning we are dominating our lower mind.So we are back to the importance of broadening the mind, to reach the cosmic mind. This can make the difference between animals along the roads or go to higher levels of consciousness. Of course, to get there, we have to update many potential; make significant changes in our minds. For all this, the static mind, is very detrimental to the growth of personality. Scott: Is this what you mean? (193.4) 16:7.5 When man fails to discriminate the ends of his mortal striving, he finds himself functioning on the animal level of existence. He has failed to avail himself of the superior advantages of that material acumen, moral discrimination, and spiritual insight which are an integral part of his cosmic-mind endowment as a personal being. (1303.1) 118:8.11 An automatic universe reaction is stable and, in some form, continuing in the cosmos. A personality who knows God and desires to do his will, who has spirit insight, is divinely stable and eternally existent. Man’s great universe adventure consists in the transit of his mortal mind from the stability of mechanical statics to the divinity of spiritual dynamics, and he achieves this transformation by the force and constancy of his own personality decisions, in each of life’s situations declaring, “It is my will that your will be done.” Alina ***
  12. Today, thanks to Rick wrote it, I learned something more about the Truth, Beauty, Goodness. It is not that I did not know before, but sometimes the UB quotes appear almost inexplicably, when needed, at the right time. The Revelations... Talk and Do as well! http://urantia.invis..._400#entry28921 Peace and Love! Alina ***
  13. Yes... Rick, I find it awesome time! reach me at that time! all the circumstances,Tooo much to contemplate but Jesus chose that accurate moment! Greetings! Alina ***
  14. Clarification: I realized that someone might ask why I chose the point Instruction for Teachers and Believers. in response to this quote: P.1338 - §3 Into such a generation of men, dominated by such incomplete systems of philosophy and perplexed by such complex cults of religion, Jesus was born in Palestine. And to this same generation he subsequently gave his gospel of personal religion--sonship with God. I've chosen because I believe that in the experience of Personal Religion, and our sonship with God, we must consider that this leads directly to the Brotherhood of man. I found good point to make easier the task of closer ties, not easy, but we always say it's the intention counts. We do not always go so well, of course, we are learning, but I think these lessons as a wise guide to be present in our minds. Thank you very much! Alina ***
  15. Hi Rick, all! "And to this same generation he subsequently gave his gospel of personal religion--sonship with God" What a great event, but still expects our Master, to be considered within their teachings of its original purity. Jesus gave us a new religion, the Religion of the Spirit. nobody taught us that, on the contrary, we separated by institutions.Now have come the Fifth Revelation to awaken believers and teachers.In his The Decapolis Tour (Paper 159) we can read his Instruction for Teachers and Believers. Rick, the point is a little long, but I think that is justified by its content: Love... Alina ***
  16. Hello! For me, personality has a very important role in all experiences, including of course, in the spiritual experiences.Because personality "When bestowed upon evolutionary material creatures, it causes spirit to strive for the mastery of energy-matter through the mediation of mind.(1225.6) (193.2) 16:7.3 Only a personality can know what it is doing before it does it; only personalities possess insight in advance of experience. A personality can look before it leaps and can therefore learn from looking as well as from leaping. A nonpersonal animal ordinarily learns only by leaping. (193.3) 16:7.4 As a result of experience an animal becomes able to examine the different ways of attaining a goal and to select an approach based on accumulated experience. Buta personality can also examine the goal itself and pass judgment on its worth-whileness, its value. Intelligence alone can discriminate as to the best means of attaining indiscriminate ends, but a moral being possesses an insight which enables him to discriminate between ends as well as between means. And a moral being in choosing virtue is nonetheless intelligent. He knows what he is doing, why he is doing it, where he is going, and how he will get there. (193.4) 16:7.5 When man fails to discriminate the ends of his mortal striving, he finds himself functioning on the animal level of existence. He has failed to avail himself of the superior advantages of that material acumen, moral discrimination, and spiritual insight which are an integral part of his cosmic-mind endowment as a personal being. Alina ***
  17. Back! is that everything is within us and we will always conclude that the mass of our experiences, all our genuine growth, always starts from ourselves, from the inside to out. It is the most logical, it seems to me, because when only acquire information and experience from outside, we can not get the same result. Of course, without diminishing the importance of the process that leads to the update of potential. So I think now, that it would be better to say that both experiences are necessary. Those that come to us from outside more own, from our inner world. Then will outward manifestations, would be like breathing. (First we have something, to later give.) But always has more value what really feel and think, what we live within us because this is what makes us walk the path upward, progressive from the material self to the spiritual self. (perishable identity to the permanent identity). Alina ***
  18. Hello Absonite! Quick response (due to time) I think that is contained within the following quotes: (137.4) 12:7.1 There is operative throughout all time and space and with regard to all reality of whatever nature an inexorable and impersonal law which is equivalent to the function of a cosmic providence. Mercy characterizes God’s attitude of love for the individual; impartiality motivates God’s attitude toward the total. The will of God does not necessarily prevail in the part — the heart of any one personality — but his will does actually rule the whole, the universe of universes. (139.7) 12:8.4 The bestowal of spirit and the spiritualization of personalities, the domain of spiritual gravity, is the realm of the Eternal Son. And this spirit gravity of the Son, ever drawing all spiritual realities to himself, is just as real and absolute as is the all-powerful material grasp of the Isle of Paradise. But material-minded man is naturally more familiar with the material manifestations of a physical nature than with the equally real and mighty operations of a spiritual nature which are discerned only by the spiritual insight of the soul. (140.1) 12:8.5 As the mind of any personality in the universe becomes more spiritual — Godlike — it becomes less responsive to material gravity. Reality, measured by physical-gravity response, is the antithesis of reality as determined by quality of spirit content. Physical-gravity action is a quantitative determiner of nonspirit energy; spiritual-gravity action is the qualitative measure of the living energy of divinity.
  19. Hello! Rick wrote today in another topic (http://urantia.invis...topic/916-seers and I remembered this others: Values: Importance acquisition. Thanks you Rick! 7. La Moral, la Virtud y la Personalidad. (Paper 16) Moral, virtue, personality, seems to always everything comes in threes. There must be, as the personality and personality must work systematically. No moral without virtue or morality and virtue, in the absence of personality. Nor can there be any virtue without morals.But it seems that few people are still concerned and care about cultivating these qualities as essential. These days it is already much more than they need to be more and more people are interested in these values that are not perishable. In a materialistic world in which the consequences are running at the sight of all who want to see, it seems anachronistic to talk about moral values, then not to think of the spiritual.Sadly to see this situation, although temporary. I hope. But, what is the moral and virtue and its relationship with the personality? Therefore I discern that it is impossible to be moral without discernment espirutual, but can live morally with a set of good manners, but with this only apparently not enough to raise the domain of our personality toward more exalted destinations. Cosmic insight is necessary, according to the quote: Greetings, Alina ***
  20. Hello Raymond! Good Day to all! Yes, I agree, but I want to add that according to my discernment, individuality is available even before the merger with the Thought Adjuster. When we free ourselves from the chains that bind us to preconceived ideas, misconceptions, prejudices nonsense ... and start thinking, really thinking for ourselves, but who is the Spirit frees us, when we acknowledge from within,from our deepest sense of the soul. We started to be a "cosmic reality", a "individualization" personality, which is Not relative. Before this happens, we have personality but this is tied to the will, ideas and thoughts of others, unconsciously, of course, and we can not let go of the influences that harm us, and hinder our spiritual growth, and growth in other areas because everything is linked, the evolution must always be more or less even. Individuality means "indivisibility" and this has to do with achieving the Unification of personality. Just add another point of view on this topic. I think the following quotes is best to complete what I want mean: (1232.2) 112:5.1 Selfhood is a cosmic reality whether material, morontial, or spiritual. The actuality of the personal is the bestowal of the Universal Father acting in and of himself or through his manifold universe agencies. To say that a being is personal is to recognize the relative individuation of such a being within the cosmic organism. The living cosmos is an all but infinitely integrated aggregation of real units, all of which are relatively subject to the destiny of the whole. But those that are personal have been endowed with the actual choice of destiny acceptance or of destiny rejection. I remember at this time to Do the Father's Will is look more and more like Him, (31.6) 1:7.6 The higher concepts of universe personality imply: identity, self-consciousness, self-will, and possibility for self-revelation. And these characteristics further imply fellowship with other and equal personalities, such as exists in the personality associations of the Paradise Deities. And the absolute unity of these associations is so perfect that divinity becomes known by indivisibility, by oneness. “The Lord God is one.” Indivisibility of personality does not interfere with God’s bestowing his spirit to live in the hearts of mortal men. Indivisibility of a human father’s personality does not prevent the reproduction of mortal sons and daughters. Alina ***
  21. Continuing my previous post : Actually, would like Scott says, two identities. an transient, and the other, an identity "individual" The meeting of the two natures, material and spiritual, for me would be the birth of Individuality. So I relate with those born of the Spirit. Alina *** PS: There are quotes for this, but sooner or later here to get them.
  22. Hi to all! For me, identity is related to the lower mind. Individuality we acquire when we are born of the Spirit. This means that while the Father not identify us as his son, (I know we are all his sons) but until this event is revealed, only has an undifferentiated identity. Identity we all have, but not everyone has Individuality until acknowledged the indwelling Spirit. Just there is when we acquired our individuality. "It is not enough that this spirit be poured out upon you; the divine Spirit must dominate and control every phase of human experience"(381.1) The transfer of material identity to morontia soul, produces a new being, an individual being. That is, the identity material identifies with the morontia and so the individualization. The opposite of individual is somewhat undifferentiated, dual. The individual has achieved the unification of his personality. This does not mean, is not synonymous with ego as is commonly believed. Usually term "individual" is very poorly used, at least in Spanish language. Besides, is not the same a being "individualized" one undifferentiated. Nor should we confuse "individualism" or "individualistic" (this could be selfishness) with a unique personality, unified by "...morontia identification is effected by the sincerity, persistence,and steadfastness of the God-seeking decisions of the human creature" (112:2.20) (381.1) 34:6.7 Those who have received and recognized the indwelling of God have been born of the Spirit. “You are the temple of God, and the spirit of God dwells in you.” It is not enough that this spirit be poured out upon you; the divine Spirit must dominate and control every phase of human experience. (1229.7) 112:2.20 ...But selfhood of survival value, selfhood that can transcend the experience of death, is only evolved by establishing a potential transfer of the seat of the identity of the evolving personality from the transient life vehicle — the material body — to the more enduring and immortal nature of the morontia soul and on beyond to those levels whereon the soul becomes infused with, and eventually attains the status of, spirit reality. This actual transfer from material association to morontia identification is effected by the sincerity, persistence, and steadfastness of the God-seeking decisions of the human creature. From a cosmic perspective, I think that if we have not individuality, this makes impossible the connection with the whole.The identity of personality, could not evolve an immortal soul without recognition of the Presence of God in us. "Thought Ajusters are individualizations prepersonal reality of the Universal Father..." (1227.7) 112:1.17 But the concept of the personality as the meaning of the whole of the living and functioning creature means much more than the integration of relationships; it signifies the unification of all factors of reality as well as co-ordination of relationships. Relationships exist between two objects, but three or more objects eventuate a system, and such a system is much more than just an enlarged or complex relationship. This distinction is vital, for in a cosmic system the individual members are not connected with each other except in relation to the whole and through the individuality of the whole. Greetings, Alina ***
  23. Hi! Sorry Scott, I did not quite understand what you mean here: You could expand the idea a little more, please? Thanks in advance! Alina ***
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