Loving Oneness Now
Raj Excerpt -- Book: You Are The Answer
Do not misunderstand me. To know Who You Are, What You Are, and that You Are Where It's All Happening is, indeed, Divine Fulfillment of Purpose. It is to be One with God. It is to flow with the Divine Energies. It is to be One and in Harmony with the Great Works of Divine Intelligence. BUT, IT IS ABSOLUTELY NORMAL! (B-YATA/R-272)
Raj Excerpt -- Course Study with Raj/Jesus
RAJ: You see? How can you arrive at a point of willing only for What God Wills if you haven't abandoned what you call your right to express free will, a so-called God-given right? It's a real sneaky part of the mutually-agreed-upon definitions that you govern yourself under, according to. Your right to free will is derived from God, you say. You are here [you say] to co-create with God in the sense of independently behaving in harmony with God, you see, without ever communing with God, without ever connecting with God, without ever yielding to God. (C-020731/R-90)
But I promise you one thing. We can't override your will. We can encourage you to lessen the intensity with which you exercise it. You will never be overwhelmed with your Divinity. But, it's absolutely essential that someone encourage you firmly and consistently and repetitively to dare to entrust yourself to the Love that's behind the membrane. Else you would go on indefinitely keeping yourself protected against it, and therefore against your Conscious Experience of your Wholeness and the Harmony and the Beauty and the Bliss of the Totality of Being, of All of Creation. (C-020904/R-213)
When that uncontrollable, humungous Presence of Love... it may come out in a gush, but the stream will slow down once it's not having to move against the pressure of your resistance, and there will be such Order and such Harmony that it will be awesome. Or let's put it this way. It would be awesome if it weren't for the fact that in the experience of it, you'll say, "Ah. Yeah. This is me. This is who I've always been. I'm at Home. I'm not at odds with myself anymore. I'm not at odds with my world anymore. Everywhere I look I see me. Everywhere I look I see my Wholeness. My Brothers and my Sisters and all of God's Creation really is some part of me. It's the Infinitude of the Totality of What I Am because I am the Totality of What God Is, because in God expressing Himself He held nothing back. And so All Of What God Is is What I Am." (C-020904/R-214)
HEALING, HEALING TEAM, HEALTH
Raj Excerpt -- Carmel, California--1986
PAUL: Okay, this is me. He [Raj/Jesus] wants me to share this with you. He has explained that not only does each one of us have a spiritual Guide, a specific individuality who is present for us on behalf of our growth and Awakening, but there's also a group of individualities who work like under the jurisdiction of or in conjunction with [your personal Guide]. (G-1986B/P-317)
Address a question or a desire or whatever to your Guide, your Guide will hear you. So even if you haven't established dialog with your Guide, you can ask your Guide for a healing session at a particular time or "will my healing team, or a group be with me while I'm driving all night long," or whatever the need is. And Raj has indicated that you can count on it -- that if you ask, your Guide will follow through, even though you may not later be able to say: "Okay, what did they do? And how are things? And is there anything left to do?" And so on. So be aware that you have that kind of help available to you. (G-1986B/P-319)
Neither your Guide nor the healing group, or team, or whatever -- I have had no way to know what they should really be called, so we just call them "The Healing Team," somebody finally decided to call them the "H Team" -- that they cannot override your free will. Therefore, if you have an investment [of an ego-nature] in the problem you've asked them to deal with and you're not willing to give up the investment, they cannot override you. (G-1986B/P-421)
Raj Excerpt -- Princeville, Hawaii--1989
RAJ: Now, each one of you has a spiritual Guide. Working along with your Guide is always a fluctuating group, fluctuating in quantity of Awakened individualities, who are present to help you in terms of clarifying your experience of your body, helping to support your movement toward the conscious experience of your Body of Light. They have been called the "Healing Team." They work under the jurisdiction of your Guide. Not that your Guide governs them, but in that their point of cooperation is with your Guide.
You may call upon your Healing Team any time you want. Your Healing Team, the individualities would be the equivalent of what you would call divine beings, angels. But let me tell you right now that angels do not have feathers. Not… they do not have wings either. But understand that the beauty of Conscious individuality aware of its Divinity, aware of its inseparability from the Father is exquisitely beautiful and every movement of it has the grace that you would associate with an angel, in your present conception of it.
Now, what happens when you call upon your healing team, or what happens when you call upon the Father, or what happens when you call upon a healer who is incarnated and walking among you, is that you are surrendering your sense of personal responsibility, you are surrendering your arrogant need to be able to prove something, to make something happen so that you can validate your worth. And you are saying, "I am going to let someone else in." To do that you must become defenseless.
And I will tell you something: You may have thought that the healer healed you, you may have thought that God healed you, but what has happened is that you have become defenseless, you have stopped holding yourself completely separate. And as the defenses go down you begin to be infilled with the clearer experience of truth and Reality. What happens is that your eyes open up and you see the truth.
God didn't begin to dole out a little bit more of truth or health to you because you asked. God is ever-present and continuously what He is, being what He is, withholding nothing from His self-expression. "Behold, all that I have is thine. All that I am you are."
When you reach out in faith, trustingly, undefensively, you let down the shield you have had up that kept you from experiencing Reality clearly, and you say you have had a healing, and you thank God. It is like thanking the sun for giving you a tan, which you have experienced because you took your shirt off. The sun was shining there all along, but until you take off that which covers up your skin, you cannot get the tan.
The Love of God is shining on you always. The Love of the rest of the Brotherhood who are totally Awake is constantly shared with you. And it is indeed a joyful thing when one of you says, "Help me." It is a wonderful thing to see you become more defenseless. It allows our unity to be more clearly experienced consciously.
So in all cases healing is the result of surrendering to the Will of God, surrendering to the Presence of God that is ever present, and not shielding yourself from it by the use of and the investment of energy in ego-structures. (G-1989B/R-640-646)
Raj Excerpt -- Ashland, Oregon -- 1989 -- Authorization
I authorize my body to release whatever is not necessary to its perfect functioning, and I withdraw any prior conscious or unconscious authorization to the contrary.
Now, as I said earlier, it is the intent of your body, it is its reason for being to identify the presence of your individuality perfectly. Therefore, when you use this authorization you are not coercing a material body into obedience to the divine; you are actually bringing your thought processes, your thinking into alignment with what it is already the intent of your body to do. At least for the period of time in which you are making this authorization, you are not introducing energetic emotional feelings that are at odds with your body's intent to identify you perfectly.
Now this authorization does two things: The one I have just mentioned of bringing about mental or inner alignment with the Truth. The second thing it does is that it reminds you that you are not at the mercy of anything else, that you are in authority. This does not mean that you are in authority as a little ego. But it means rather that as the direct expression of the Father, you are inviolable. And if you are inviolable then you are in authority relative to what is true about you. Nothing else is.
And it is time for you to stop being submissive to disease, whether it seems to be the manifestation of a virus or not. Because I will tell you something: The moment you become clear about your authority, about your inviolability, or at least when you become consistent with the fact, then whether the source of the problem seems to have been a virus or not, you will begin instantly to find the manifestations disappearing. (G-1989A/R-p613-616)
Raj/Jesus Excerpt -- RAJ NEWSLETTER Volume 4 Number 4 -- April 1987
FORTHCOMING CHANGE FROM TRADITIONAL ALLOPATHIC MEDICINE TO TRUE HEALING
OF THE BODY AND MIND
I'm a physician, an M.D., pretty orthodox, but open-minded–internal medicine
and cardiology–and I've had some problems dealing with definitions and
approaches to sickness and bodily ills. The Course [ACIM] says sickness
requires guilt, sickness is an illusion, and healing simply requires Awakening
and At-one-ment. I can see the mind and spirit being healed, but I have trouble
applying this to our common degenerative bodily diseases–the worn out bodies
that necessarily come from aging in our time model–the brain syndromes, the
worn out joints, the arteriosclerosis, hardening of the arteries. How do we heal
a worn out physical "bag of bones"?
This is a matter of education, both in terms of the problem as it exists,
as well as in terms of the resolving of that problem. The reason you have
difficulty with this is that you have no examples of the redemption of the
body–at least none that you have had occasion to observe, because they have
not come within the scope of the medical discipline.
are many radical healings occurring that are regenerative, where lost
tissue, lost bone structures, lost teeth, et cetera, have been replaced as a
direct result, not of surgical or physical intervention, but of a clearer
perspective of what the body's function [Really] is.
body's function is to identify the presence of your Individuality.
Your Individuality is the direct expression of the Father. You might say
the Father in motion is what constitutes Individuality. Therefore,
the body's function is to identify perfectly the Presence of the Father in
motion–being Life. Therefore, it is not just a more correct
apprehension of the body that is needed, but of what Individuality is, as
one begins to conceive of the Idea that one's Individuality IS the
Presence of the Father in expression, and that one's body is the identification
of that Presence, one's whole attitude about his body becomes changed as rapidly
as he will allow it. Greater trust in its purpose to identify
one perfectly develops. Less doubt is present. Less fear of the
body is present. Less distrust, less hate of the body is present.
is the hate, it is the fear, it is the distrust, it is the
general negativity, which becomes manifested as physical
complaints. And as those [hates, fears, distrusts, and negative beliefs
of others, of oneself, and everyday life] are released, and the
acknowledgment of the body's essential Divinity–in purpose and
intent–begins to dawn in the thought, a Love of the body, a respect
for it because of what it Divinely is, develops. It is this clearer Awareness,
and this appreciation and valuing of this, which Identifies the Presence
of the Father, that is experienced as redemption, reconstruction.
the next ten years, there will be significant evidences, manifestations of this
fact, and it is going to lead to major revision in medical practice and theory.
In the meantime, as I mentioned earlier, it is time for visionaries, time
for those who can conceive of the Reality of what I have just described,
to insist upon it within themselves. And to acknowledge in
themselves, right where they are, the essential Divinity of this body,
the essential Divinity of the flowers, the wood, the carpet, the trees, so that
one can get past what his conditioned thinking tells him, and thereby get
past the [false] evidence of that conditioning.
this ultimately means that each one is responsible for what he is
experiencing. It means that each one is his own health care practitioner.
This means that those who are called health care practitioners
need to help to educate their patients to become aware of
the very direct role they [the patients] play in terms of their
health. It also means that the health care practitioners must help
bypass the automatic sense of guilt that comes into play when one
becomes Aware that he or she is responsible for his cancer, or his
ruptured appendix, or his this, that, or the other thing. And make it clear that
it is knowing that one is expressing ultimate authority
over his experience that means that he can change what he has been
doing [fear, hate, etc.] from an ignorant position to one of [True]
understanding, respect, and that [Love] which will effect healing and
one [a patient] does not know he's in control, or in charge, causing
himself to experience what he's experiencing, he is not in a position to change
what he's experiencing. So, although ownership of one's circumstances
does [usually, initially] bring into play the sense of guilt–"Look
at what I've done to myself,"–that [guilt] needs to be stepped over
lightly, like a grace note, and the acknowledgment of the Authority [of
the Higher Self] still being present that can effect a change needs to be
your work, you [as health care practitioners] can do this in a limited
way, and it is not necessary to bring out the metaphysical or spiritual
Principles I have just described. But, to whatever degree you can instill
in your patients an Awareness that they have not lost power over
their experience, and that you do not hold all of the power for
their healing, this will be strengthening for them, and will contribute
to their healing.
[True health] is simply the experience of the Harmony of the body,
which is Natural to its Identification of the Presence of the Father,
which you call Individuality–yours, or another's. Be intuitive
in working with your patients, and share as much as you sense they can grasp. Never
leave them feeling powerless. It is the feeling of being powerless
that has brought on the fear that [in turn] has brought on, eventually, distrust
and the manifestation of illness.
I have not gone into great detail here, and we could talk for days about this.
But, for now, that is the appropriate answer.
(N-0404/R-37) -- Annotated by Alexander
Raj Excerpt -- Book: Graduation (1991)
What I want you to notice is that as the yielding [into the Kingdom of Heaven] occurs, there is what you might call greater detachment from your world -- and I mean by that, greater detachment from the apparent threats to your safety and well being which seems to be part of the world you are perceiving -- and what you might call a greater capacity to experience the Peace of your Being, which, as I indicated, is really the stabilizing of your being minimally Conscious in Reality, Here where we are, Here where You Are, truly.
You cannot lift yourself up by your bootstraps into the Kingdom of Heaven because you are Here, and you have been Here all along. Any effort to lift yourself by your bootstraps must be done within the limited three-dimensional frame of reference and will constitute a limited three-dimensional action which will, of course, necessarily substantiate your existence three-dimensionally -- or shall I say, ignorantly.
This is why it is said that your fulfillment is by the grace of God, not by the grace of your skill or ability or strength or persistence or practice of obediences or religious ritual. You experience your fulfillment and wake up in the Kingdom of Heaven by the grace of God. And let me tell you something: the grace of God is not a special dispensation to you or anyone else. It is not that on the day you wake up, God will sign the divine decree for you and, by His grace, you will be the one at that moment to wake up.
You see, literally the reason you don't have to do anything to wake up in the Kingdom of Heaven and manage to escape the three-dimensional frame of reference is because you never were in the three-dimensional frame of reference and have always been in the Kingdom of Heaven. It is only the private, personal sense of self which experiences itself within its own self-imposed limits that would, by virtue of some great effort on its part, have to do something to deserve or earn the right to wake up.
You wake up by the grace of God -- meaning by virtue of putting forth no effort yourself as a tiny three-dimensional mortal -- because you are in the Kingdom of Heaven, and you are the Christ. You are the presence of God expressed. And that is why you, as a three-dimensional finite limited mortal need do nothing!
I mentioned last night that it is necessary for you to pay attention to something which is Fourth-dimensional, and which Knows Itself to be Fourth-dimensional--and that is called Joining. But, let me ask you, since you have had a great deal of experience in this: When you join with me, does that constitute any kind of overt three-dimensional action? Indeed, the answer is, absolutely not. It requires that you become defenseless. It requires that you become still--meaning, that you are exercising no willfulness in the form of thinking, which obscures your ability to join with That which is Fourth-dimensional, and thereby access your experience of your Fourth-dimensionality, your divinity, your presence Here in the Kingdom of Heaven. It means letting in! It means being receptive. It means not being aggressively, actively present in the world, three-dimensionally speaking. (B-GRAD/R-659) through (B-GRAD/R-664)
Raj Excerpt -- RAJ NEWSLETTER Volume 4 Number 12--December 1987
RAJ: One's sense of being lost is occurring in the middle of the Kingdom of Heaven. One imagines himself to be lost at Home. There is no other place to be awake or asleep. And the one who thinks he is asleep and dreaming a dream is doing it only in the imagination, right in the middle of the Kingdom of Heaven. He imagines he is lost when he is Home. There is no way to accomplish "being lost," and that is why I have indicated over and over again that everyone will wake up! It will not just be 144,000 that will be taken up. There will be no one left out, because no one left Home. (N-0412/R-3)
Raj Excerpt -- RAJ NEWSLETTER Volume 3 Number 12--December 1986
I am going to explain something to all of you. You each feel that you are in a process of moving along your spiritual path, and moving toward your Awakening. You see a group of tall, thin, plump, slender, short, happy, unhappy people -- bodies sitting in a circle, in a room, in a community on your planet. And, you are attending a workshop that it is your hope will contribute to this awakening process. And, I am apparently helping you.
But, the fact is that all of you are sitting in the illuminated, glorious environment of the Kingdom of Heaven, right here, right now, with radiant bodies of Light that have never been dimmed in any way, but which your [current] vision does not allow you to perceive. It is quite obvious to me that you haven't for an instant (stopped Being), and are not, right now, anything less than the Christed manifestations of the Father, who do not need to be awakened, who are not truly on a path of regeneration and redemption. And when you Wake up totally, you will discover that what you have experienced here only happened in the context of your believing that you have been asleep like a dream at night, where it seems that something quite real is happening, when it isn't. (N-0312/R-25) through (N-0312/R-26)
Raj Excerpt -- Course Study with Raj/Jesus -- 2002-09-04
But I promise you one thing. We can't override your will. We can encourage you to lessen the intensity with which you exercise it. You will never be overwhelmed with your Divinity. But, it's absolutely essential that someone encourage you firmly and consistently and repetitively to dare to entrust yourself to the Love that's behind the membrane. Else you would go on indefinitely keeping yourself protected against it, and therefore against your Conscious Experience of your Wholeness and the Harmony and the Beauty and the Bliss of the Totality of Being, of All of Creation.
When that uncontrollable, humungous Presence of Love… it may come out in a gush, but the stream will slow down once it's not having to move against the pressure of your resistance, and there will be such Order and such Harmony that it will be awesome. Or let's put it this way. It would be awesome if it weren't for the fact that in the experience of it, you'll say, "Ah. Yeah. This is me. This is who I've always been. I'm at Home. I'm not at odds with myself anymore. I'm not at odds with my world anymore. Everywhere I look I see me. Everywhere I look I see my Wholeness. My Brothers and my Sisters and all of God's Creation really is some part of me. It's the Infinitude of the Totality of What I Am because I am the Totality of What God Is, because in God expressing Himself He held nothing back. And so All Of What God Is is What I Am." (C-020904/R-213) through (C-020904/R-214)
Raj Excerpt -- ACIM Conference--1992
Don't be afraid of a new point of view. And don't think that you can wake up without having a new point of view. Waking up is not the same old you having extended ideas, having stimulating new ideas. It is you, learning how to listen and how to be in the flow of the Movement of your capital "B" Being, which is the flow of the Movement of God.
Yes, there really is a God. And yes, you really are truly the conscious experience that is God Being the Movement of Creation. But the experience of that is not available to you, when you are claiming a mind separate from God, that has a right to its own perspective. And as long as you are claiming a mind different from God, and even different from your mate and your fellow man, you are depriving yourself of the experience of being at Home, with a capital "H". You deprive yourself of the experience of your invulnerability, your integrity, your peace, the love that you Are, the substantiality of you that is yours before you draw a breath, or lift a little finger. I encourage all of you to be daring, to be explorers. And what do explorers explore? There's only one thing they can explore--it's the unknown. (G-1992C/R-154) through (G-1992C/R-156)
Raj Excerpt -- Kingston, Washington--March 17, 1996
Now, the answer to how you are doing… God's answer is "I love you." The experience of that Love awaits you. What I want to share with you is that the answer to "how am I doing" is not going to be an assessment of how you're doing. God is not going to say, "you're in the upper ninetieth percentile." You're already Home. You're already the Son of God. You're already Whole. And so the Father responds to you from the truth about you. And all he can say is, "I love you." You don't have to be able to jump three feet taller. You don't have to do this 10 percent better. You've already arrived. I know it sounds like I'm harping on a point, but what the ego has engaged everyone in for centuries is efforting to gain, to grow, to become more than you are, so that you might arrive at a point of achievement. When the fact is that from day one, you had already arrived by virtue of being the Presence of God expressed and nothing else. And Waking up is a process, you might say, of letting go of all ideas and beliefs to the contrary. So that the exercise of effort to arrive at a point of achievement can be unemotionally abandoned. I mean abandoned without fear. (G-1996C/R-140)
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