Loving Oneness Now

RAJ/JESUS TRANSCRIPTS

MATERIAL, MIND, MIRACLES, MOVEMENT

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MATERIAL

Raj Excerpt -- Course Study with Raj/Jesus -- 2002-12-05

RAJ/JESUS:  As I said earlier, the only thing that you are provided with that you can attempt to distort into something else is the Presence of God. The only material given to you to imagine that you can manipulate is the Infinite Presence of God. So look at your brother; look at the leaf; look at the tree; look at the water; look at the carpet; the glass, whatever; the burned candle wick--with an interest and curiosity to see God there, to have God revealed.

You know, you don't have an ugly material world to overcome. You have a perception of the world that you need to abandon. You have a perception of the Kingdom of Heaven that you need to abandon. And I will keep saying that so that you will grasp that we're not talking about a project of major proportions. It all lies in a change of mind; a sudden shift of perception; a miracle. And the miracle isn't complicated or difficult. It's as simple as a shift of attention. Whether it happens to you tonight, or this week, or a month from now, it doesn't change the fact that all we're talking about is [snap of the fingers] a light bulb going on, an "Aha!" A shift of perspective. Not an overcoming of a lie, of an illusion.  (C-021205/R-226) through (C-021205/R-227)

Raj Excerpt -- Course Study with Raj/Jesus -- 2003-01-02

RAJ: But it doesn't dissolve. It's like having on a pair of glasses that have red lenses and looking at the page in your book here and seeing red paper. And you take the glasses off and you say, "Oh, my goodness! The paper isn't red anymore. It changed to white." No. It didn't. It never was red. It was in the perception. So, what dissolves is the misperception. The illusion doesn't dissolve because the illusion never was quote "physically present" unquote.

The only thing that is ever physically present is the Energy of Spirit identifying perfectly Creation as God Is Being It. That's the only thing that is ever quote "physically present" unquote. I say it that way so that you might understand that what you're calling "physical" isn't physical. It's purely Spiritual right now. It's purely the Energy of Spirit, which is the Presence of Love loving, and identified as that which causes God to be recognizable to Himself, and therefore to you.

So a material world isn't going to dissolve. The scales are going to fall from your eyes that caused you to see a material world right where the Kingdom of Heaven was, and filled with the Energy of Spirit, which is Love, identifying the Mind of God Infinitely and exquisitely and perfectly in identifiable form--meaning identifiable to the Mind that formed them, without ever ceasing to be the Energy of Spirit configured in a way that is recognizable and experienceable.

You have a dream at night and you wake up in the morning right in the middle of a dream. Did the dream dissolve? No. It wasn't a presence to dissolve.  (C-030102/R-241) through (C-030102/R-244)

Raj Excerpt -- Course Study with Raj/Jesus -- 2003-06-01

RAJ/JESUS:  I just want to repeat this. The highly specific nature of invention is not worthy of the abstract creativity of God's creations. So be willing to abandon any commitment that you all have to being inventive, to being "creative," creative problem solving. [audience laughter] That's a nice buzzword, isn't it? Creative problem solving. And are you any good at it? You're worse off if you think that you are than those who don't think that they are, because that means that you think you've got some skill at being the creative, inventive problem-solver.

You have people attempting to creatively, ingeniously, ingeniously and inventively, find ways to manipulate the matter that your body is made-up with, made-up of, into health. And these are called drug companies.

When the fact is that what will correct error from the bottom up is the recognition that you don't have a material body. That form, the form that you recognize as your body, is pure Spirit. The Substance of pure Spirit is Love, Divine Love, the Father's Love. It's therefore not bound by the laws of physics, inertia, that which calls for time in order for change to occur. And in abandoning the form that you recognize as your body to Spirit, it becomes subject to spontaneous reconfiguration that doesn't require any conscious direction from you to become what it ought to be. The minute you release it from the agreed-upon structures of the perception of substance as matter, it will spontaneously reconfigure to identify what it is. Or you will find yourself no longer biased, experiencing a biased perception of what had been Spirit all along. And that is not inventive or ingenious or creative as a personal accomplishment. Do you see what I'm saying?

Healing is not limited to the laws of physics. Arriving on the moon is not limited by the laws of physics. You mentioned "Matrix" and in the first "Matrix," one of the statements made to Neo was, "You think you're breathing air?!" The sense of air being breathed was a concept that was being provided. And breathing air wasn't what was going on at all. Likewise a material universe isn't what's going on. And it's not what you're in the middle of. It's all Spirit, which is incapable of being sluggish, which is incapable of being limited in its movement because the Energy is constantly available to identify the ongoing Movement of Creation that is accomplished in the Mind of God as the Movement of Ideas. That's what going on!  (C-030601/R-153) through (C-030601/R-156)

MIND

Raj Excerpt -- Course Study with Raj/Jesus -- 2004-06-20

RAJ/JESUS:  No little, private, separate egos are making up rules of any sort, even though that's what egos busy themselves with. There is a Divine Order to things. I'm sorry. Mind is a Singularity. And you know what that means? It means that no matter how hard you try to be fragmented, you can't succeed because that's the way it works. And so if you want to experience connection with God, with the Holy Spirit, with your Guide, with the Place of Excellence in you, so that you're feeling and experiencing it and inspired by it and enlarged in your Awareness of What You Are by it, you must abandon your insistence upon being some sort of really unique and interesting, complex, fragmented presence. Is that clear? Does that make sense? Why? Because that's the Way It Works. You must cooperate with the Way Things Are. And there is the larger context than the infrastructure of private, defensive thoughts and concepts that you have all developed. And that larger context is your Home.  (C-040620/R-51)

Raj Excerpt -- Course Study with Raj/Jesus -- 2005-04-10

RAJ/JESUS:  You know what? This piece of paper wants you to see What It Really Is. The petal on the flower wants you to see What It Truly Is. You say, "Well, maybe I could understand the petal of the flower because the flower is alive. But this piece of paper is inanimate. It's not alive. How could it have a want?" Because there ain't no such thing as matter. All Substance is Spirit. Spirit is God. Substance is Living. The Substance of Spirit is Love. Every single Idea in the Mind of God is experienceable, as I've been saying. And because Everything is an Idea, the Substance of which is Spirit, it is Conscious -- Living -- Conscious. It has an Intent to communicate its Meaning for Being. Its Meaning for Being -- not for being a piece of paper, but for Being, simply Being. You see? Being, the Conscious Experience of Being, is a conscious experience of intimate relationship, conscious intimate relationship, with every single Idea in the Infinitude of Creation that you call "things."

Maybe you have trouble with the contents of this book [ACIM], but the book is Spirit. It is an Idea that is experienceable as a book. As a book, it wants you to experience its reason for existing as a book, regardless of the content, but also including the content.

Start looking at everything as though it's alive -- not matter alive, but an Idea. Not matter. A Living Idea. A Living, Conscious Idea that exists for the Purpose of expressing and extending its Meaning so that it can be recognized and experienced. You are living in the middle of a Living God. You are living in the middle of an unalterable, unchangeable, unlimited Movement of Being/Existing that's called God.

You say, "Well, how can I pray to a Movement? You know, I can pray to God because God is a thing, a noun. God is a thing I can send messages to. Now you [Jesus] say that God is a verb -- Being, Movement. How can I pray to that?"  Well, I said a number of years ago, prayer is saying "Yes" to God. It's the little molecules of water [us humans], that desperately want to see it [themselves as water] as unique and separate, yielding to the Movement of the River so that it finds itself as the Movement, because it lets the Movement be all there is to it, or all there is to them (the molecules).  (C-050410/R-100) through (C-050410/R-103)

Raj Excerpt -- Kingston, Washington--June 21, 2003

RAJ/JESUS:  It's all already the Kingdom of Heaven. It's not going to look different from quote "the world and universe" unquote to you until you're willing to see something different from your current definition of world and universe. So what is the element that precipitates change? Curiosity. A desire to see something you're not seeing yet. I keep saying all that's in your face is Reality, the Kingdom of Heaven. So you're going to start with everything that's in your face and honor it by saying if there is something here at all [tapping fingers on glass], it must be the Energy of Spirit which is Love which is Light, which desires to arrange itself and be pulses of Light that are recognizable, impulsed by the Idea that God is minding or being.

Bring the curiosity into play. Until you do, you will continue to not see the Kingdom of Heaven… no… you will continue to see the Kingdom of Heaven and you will call it a material world and universe and not see the Kingdom of Heaven as it is.

QUESTION: Say that again, would you?

RAJ: You will continue to see the Kingdom of Heaven but call it quote "the world and universe" unquote and not see the Kingdom of Heaven as it is. How can I say it? You have nothing else to experience but the Kingdom of Heaven or Reality, and so right now that is what you're experiencing. But you're not experiencing it as it is because you've given your own definitions to it which have arisen out of a choice to be able to have the authority to give definitions coupled with unavoidable uneasiness called fear that you will always experience when you're trying to look at things by yourself. And so that has caused the only thing that there is available to you to experience, the Kingdom of Heaven, as dense, dark, opaque manifestations of energy called "matter" which are constituted of force called positive and negative electrical charges.

Love is not polarized. The Light that is Love is not polarized. The Energy of Spirit is not polarized. But when you perceive the Energy of Spirit that is Love that is Light through the lens of fear, you experience it as polarized, or as force, that then is called "matter." Material energy is polarized, but the polarity of it is not in the thing being experienced. It's in the distortion of a direct experience of Reality, the Energy of Spirit that is Love that is Light, that is not polarized in any way.

I'm not trying to be complicated. I'm trying to be explicitly clear. As you abandon fear and judgment, it will become impossible to have misperceptions.  (G-2003B/R-196) through (G-2003B/R-203)

Raj Excerpt -- Course Study with Raj/Jesus -- 2003-06-08

Mind spake and Form appeared. That's a brief description of Creation. Or, Mind speaks and Form appears. But understand that this Form is not matter. Mind speaks and recognizes Itself in that Act or Action. And it's all mental. It's all Mind. And the Substance of the Experience is Spirit, not matter.

Now, what I want to bring home at this moment is that nothing that you are experiencing right now is matter. Not the chairs you're sitting on. Not the bodies that are sitting on the chairs. Not the trees. Nothing that you are experiencing is matter. And, therefore, nothing that you are experiencing right now is bound by what you would call the laws of matter or physics.

Form follows Function. Mind spake and Form appeared. Mind spake and Function functioned and was recognizable and identifiable. The Movement of God, of Creation, is Be-ing--the verb Be-ing. It is Movement. It is Function. If Form follows Function, it serves Function. It renders Function visible and tangible. Not materially tangible, but experienceable. With what? The only thing there is, Mind. And that's what's going on right now for every single one of you. It's the only thing going on, period.

(C-030608/R-54) through (C-030608/R-56)

MIRACLES and REVELATIONS

Raj Excerpt -- Course Study with Raj/Jesus -- 2002-09-11

RAJ: You asked what the difference was between miracles and revelation. Revelation unites you directly with God, and miracles unite you directly with your Brother. And I would add that they connect you directly with your world as well, because miracles are the experience you have of being relieved of a misperception of your Brother that causes you to behave toward him in a way that is inconsistent with the behavior you would have toward a Son or Daughter of God. A miracle causes you, as I said earlier, to recognize the Divinity of your Brother. In other words, he's not the bastard you thought he was, or he's not the one who cheated you out of something. You see him, you experience in an undeniable fashion his Divinity. And as I've also pointed out, when that clarity is uncovered in your mind, there is a simultaneous clarity that this is true of you as well, and you see your Innocence and you see your Divinity.

Now, you suddenly find yourself considering this person defenselessly. And when you are relating to someone defenselessly, you are experiencing the true meaning of intimacy. This is very important. It's the same with God. Revelations connect you with God, because you are not defended against the Experience of God. You are in a state of humility in order to have the experience, to have revelation. And, it is, for lack of better words, a very intimate experience, absolutely intimate, because there's nothing separating you. You are holding no definitions. You're holding no personal right to have your own take on everything. And in the absence of the dissonance that having a different point of view introduces, you find yourself inseparably one with God, even though you find yourself yielding to and cooperating with Him.

And that's the kind of intimacy that everyone does look for in their relationship with their fellow man or fellow woman. They look for that undefended intimacy that occurs when each of them yield to each other. See? Most everyone literally gets screwed up when they try to either get or give something to another in the expression of intimate lovemaking, when what they're after is to be found in yielding to each other. Another very important point. And in truly yielding to each other, instead of trying to give or get, it is a taste of Heaven, because it is a taste of Reality, and it can be a threshold, or the threshold of a miracle.   (C-020911/R-70) through (C-020911/R-72)

Raj Excerpt -- Course Study with Raj/Jesus -- 2002-08-28

READER: [Miracle Principle #35] Miracles are expressions of Love, but they may not always have observable effects. (T-#3/5)

RAJ: They [miracles] may not always have observable effects, but they will always have effects. Love is always transformational, but the transformation isn't always visible. When the miracle is a shift of perception about the Kingdom of Heaven that you are calling quote "the world" unquote, then you are going to find what you would call visible evidence of a miracle. You will find visible, tangible transformation. The disappearance of the evidence of disease or injury. The disappearance of a blight on a complete forest. The closing of the holes in the ozone. The purification of your water systems without a mechanical process being employed.

Because no matter how screwed up your world appears to have become through thoughtlessness, Creation hasn't for a moment been altered. And when a shift in perception occurs, the changes to Creation that have looked like man created will no longer appear to be present to be disturbed by. And it can happen instantaneously. You can't have a sudden shift of perception without perception being changed. So be careful not to argue against, for any reason, the manifest, evident, tangible embodiment, we'll say, of the Kingdom of Heaven where quote "the world" unquote seemed to be. This is very important.   (C-020828/R-17) through (C-020828/R-24)

 

MOVEMENT

Raj Excerpt -- Course Study with Raj/Jesus -- 2003-06-08

RAJ/JESUS:  Mind spake and Form appeared. That's a brief description of Creation. Or, Mind speaks and Form appears. But understand that this Form is not matter. Mind speaks and recognizes Itself in that Act or Action. And it's all mental. It's all Mind. And the Substance of the Experience is Spirit, not matter.

Now, what I want to bring home at this moment is that nothing that you are experiencing right now is matter. Not the chairs you're sitting on. Not the bodies that are sitting on the chairs. Not the trees. Nothing that you are experiencing is matter. And, therefore, nothing that you are experiencing right now is bound by what you would call the laws of matter or physics.

Form follows Function. Mind spake and Form appeared. Mind spake and Function functioned and was recognizable and identifiable. The Movement of God, of Creation, is Be-ing--the verb Be-ing. It is Movement. It is Function. If Form follows Function, it serves Function. It renders Function visible and tangible. Not materially tangible, but experienceable. With what? The only thing there is, Mind. And that's what's going on right now for every single one of you. It's the only thing going on, period.  (C-030608/R-54) through (C-030608/R-56)

Raj Excerpt -- Course Study with Raj/Jesus -- 2003-06-08

RAJ/JESUS:  There is another aspect I will go into and that is when we speak of energy, like light from the sun, or energy like electricity, you cannot say that electricity is the Energy of Spirit. It is a modified experience of Spirit. And it is a material experience of it. And the way you can know is that it has polarities. Spirit is not polarized. The Energy of Spirit which is Love is Pure, purely single. It therefore does not have the capacity to kill. The energy of the sun, light can seem to damage your skin, and, after all of these centuries of everyone thriving under the sun wearing no clothes whatsoever, now, suddenly, the sun can cause cancer. Interesting shift of belief. And everybody buys into it. This energy that can seem to cause cancer and damage things is not the Energy of Spirit. It's not the Energy of Love that is Light. And you need to be clear on that.

Whatever has polarities is something you are seeing independent of the Father. It is the way you are perceiving the only Energy there is when your back is to the Altar. And absolutely everything you see with your back to the Altar will be polarized. And why will it be polarized? It will be polarized because you're attempting to do something impossible. And you're believing that you're succeeding at it. And so you are in error, and that error will be reflected in absolutely every part of Creation that you're experiencing. It is like putting on a pair of polarized glasses. It doesn't change anything you're looking at, but it causes you to perceive everything different from what it is.

So, again, I encourage you all to have fun consciously approaching everything that you run into with the remembrance that there's not a bit of matter there. And because there's not a bit of matter there, what you're seeing is incapable of operating at odds with the Function that has brought forth, or the Movement of Creation that has brought forth, or the Idea of God that spontaneously brings into manifestation the visibility and tangibility of the Idea. And therefore, this so-called material universe isn't a material universe and you cannot possibly be in bondage to it.

Form, remember this, Form follows Function. Function the Movement of Mind elicits without interruption without delay, that which makes that Movement recognizable -- visibility and tangibility. And the only thing the visibility and tangibility can do is identify the Movement of Creation, the Movement and Presence of God. Form never ends up being independent from that which it is identifying.  (C-030608/R-60) through (C-030608/R-63)

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