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    Jana

    This topic came up in our recent chat on July 13, 2009, and Michael mentioned that I would include a copy of some information about the 4th Internal Monad. This was channeled YEARS ago, so please be lenient with it. I think I need to go through an update some phrasing and grammar to match my own growth and clarity in channeling, but the gist is there. Enjoy!


    4th Internal Monad

    +self-realization -acquiescence

     

    MICHAEL:

    The Fourth Internal Monad is the personal measurement between what was “planned” for the lifetime and what has actually been accomplished to date, and what might now be accomplished based on momentum from the current position within the life. This is where the Personality and Essence become “permanently” aligned or not.

     

    The Essence is either allowed freedom of manifestation or it is rejected as a source.

     

    To make simple sense of this Monad, it is the “regaining of innocence”.

     

    This is where you integrate the childish aspects of you into the adult version of your life as you have become. If major changes are to be a part of the transition to a “smoother” life, these changes can be drastic and threatening to the Personality as judgment may spring forth that its own decisions from the past were “mistakes”. In reality, the decisions were not mistakes; they were simply experiences.

     

    These experiences, however harshly judged, have led you to a place of potential self-realization. It is your choice to co-create the changes (the positive passage through the Monad), or to resign yourself to being overwhelmed (negative passage).

     

    If this Monad can be seen as an opportunity to free the “child within”, then much is gained in your understanding of how to remain in the positive aspects of the passage. The hallmark of positive passage through this Monad is in freeing yourself from what you think you SHOULD do and, instead, discovering what you love to do, in terms of external reality fulfillment.

     

    We remind you that you WILL move through the entire spectrum of the Monad, Positive Poles and Negative Poles, as you progress. It is as necessary as breathing "in" and "out". Reminding yourself that the point of the negative pole is a means to “look at” what you might want to change, upgrade, or accept, will do much in freeing you from severe reactions and Chief Feature "tricks".

     

    Those of you who have not completed the 3rd Internal Monad successfully (from the Positive Poles), you may find yourselves having to “go back” to the struggle of learning psychological independence before you can move on. The 3rd Internal Monad deals with the fragment comprehending their independence from the source that supported them through the first part of their life. It is not whether a fragment still depends on their source or not, it is simply whether they recognize they are not defined by that source.

     

    A person who would not pass completely though a stage within a Monad will live within that frame of reference for the remainder of the lifetime. Incompleteness, or Negative Pole completion through Monad 4 would find the person living in relentless self-examination and criticism of their choices, possibly reverting to the past as a source of blame for their behavior. This fragment will always feel unfulfilled.

     

    We remind you that this information is shared a map, not as another form of fear to be used against the self. If you are driving through a passage up a mountain-side and we would note that to certain routes would give your more challenge or diversion from the destination, this would not take from the absolute choices that you have. It is always possible to complete a Monad in the Positive Poles from any point within the life. You are never trapped beyond your willingness to progress.


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      [Bobbi] Good to know and have in the holster!
       
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      [Corinne] I see. Thanks.
       
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      [MEntity]  This can become very distracting, and turn inward toward the self, if something external cannot satisfy the compulsion to punish.

      [MEntity]  The level of self-punishment can be quite painful, and begin to manifest as ailments, such as memory loss, isolation, and anger.

      [MEntity]  This is where the Moving Center is emphasized, and it shows up in the body, and in one's actions toward others. This is where the cantankerous begin to show up.
       
      [MEntity]  When this Pole is entered from the Positive Poles of the previous Stages, it is a look at how one may have wished to punish, or how one has been punishing, and this is released through Revitalization.

      [MEntity]  New life is infused into the past, into memory, into the body in a way that decides that one will no longer carry the weight of punishment for the self, or for others.

      [MEntity]  Nostalgia is implemented and a sense of reverence for one's past comes to be allowed, and better memories, or better ways of remembering are used to help bring vitality to the present. It is a release of anchors to the past that are no longer really relevant.

      [MEntity]  A shift in health tends to happen here so that one begins to feel enthusiastic about new lines of activities and pursuits.

      [MEntity]  The next Stage is that of Contentment. It is entered through Overwhelm.

      [MEntity]  When this is entered from the previous Negative Poles, it is when the past starts to consume the self in a new way. It is relentless. The life as it is now is trapped by everything that happened in the past.

      [MEntity]  The wish to go back and fix things can be Overwhelming, and the prospect of re-creating the life is beyond daunting. It is often rejected as even possible to do so.

      [MEntity]  When entered from the Positive Pole of the previous Stage, it is experienced as more of a range of choices that must now be made. Suddenly, everything seems possible, and this can be Overwhelming.
      This is often experienced as a kind of pleasant overwhelm, but an overwhelm, nonetheless.

      [MEntity]  The Higher Emotional Center is emphasized here, so one begins to resort to intuition and measuring choices against what makes one happy. The parameters become very simple and clear for how to move through the new spectrum of choices. This leads to Vividry.

      [MEntity]  This is when everything turns brighter, renewed, intriguing, curious, and there is an acute awareness of how the simplest choice in the day actually MAKES the day, and how making a shift in choice toward Awareness, Appreciation, Acceptance, Revitalization, makes tremendous impact.

      [MEntity]  Contentment comes because the nature of the day is owned as being in one's hands.

      [MEntity]  The next Stage is that of Magnetization, and this is entered through Burden.

      [MEntity ]  If this is entered from the Negative Poles of the previous Stages, it brings with it all of the previous Negative Poles, and begins to see others or the self as being a Burden. You are not what you expected, and no one else is, either, so all of it becomes a burden.

      [MEntity]  One begins to feel as if a waste of air, space, life.

      [MEntity]  Or that others are.
       
      [MEntity]  Health continues to decline here, and memory fades fast.

      [MEntity]  If this is entered from the previous Positive Pole, it is an exploration of Burden in terms of what you no longer can manage on your own, and how to ask for help in that. Part of the process of re-creating the self is in allowing a profound embrace of support and networking that helps care for all that can be cared for.

      [MEntity]  This Stage explores the Higher Intellectual, and it is a process of facing the truth.

      [MEntity]  It is either a process of learning how one must now manage very real burdens, or to go further into denial and bury oneself in the fear of being a burden, or seeing others as burdens.

      [MEntity]  When there is a move to the Positive Pole, Burden comes to be a means of Bonding.

      [MEntity]  The burdens of others are helped by you in a way that you know you can help, and your burdens are allowed to be helped by those who can help.

      [MEntity]  This is a new level of Magnetization of Agreements, focused on a network of honesty, authenticity, and the embrace of variations of truth.
       
      [MEntity]  Eventually one then moves into Emanation. This is entered through Collapse.

      [MEntity]  If this is entered from the previous Negative Poles, Collapse comes in quite tangible ways. Mental collapses, material collapse, emotional collapse, or a combination of all of the above.

      [MEntity]  Something in the self gives up.  It no longer cares to be responsible.  It is done.

      [MEntity]  It will live from the Negative Poles of all of the Stages.

      [MEntity]  If this Negative Pole is entered from the Positive Pole of the previous Stage, it is more like a quick check of all of the ways that one is weak, unsure, insecure, ill, in need, etc. and building upon the embrace of help and Bonding of the previous Stage.  It is a look at the infrastructure of the self in all levels, and honoring what needs to be addressed.
       
      [MEntity]  Collapse is not a "bad thing," but a natural thing that happens over time as a means of making room for the new, the evolved, the more natural. Entropy is a beautiful way of understanding the potential of Collapse.

      [MEntity]  In fact, that is what this Stage is about.  It is an emphasis on the Higher Moving Center, and an embrace of the awe of who you are, who you have become, and there comes a sense of Transcendence, the Positive Pole.  One is now no longer confined by even the personal expectations of the self, but is free to allow the day to bring surprises about who one is, how one is, and this is allowed to be beautiful.

      [MEntity]  This becomes true of others, as well. They are no longer confined by your expectations, but become beautiful in their own right, contributing to a dance of life that is all but invisible in its awesome choreography.

      [MEntity]  This fragment begins to Emanate beauty, insight, joy, delight, authenticity, etc. that is represented by their embrace of who they are, without pretense or prejudice.

      [MEntity]  Or apology.

      [MEntity]  And while we can always elaborate upon these in future exchanges, we think this is a fair map for students to begin validating and considering.

      [MEntity]  We must conclude here for today.

      [MEntity]  Good day to you, Claire.
       
    • Jana
      By Jana
      [Excerpt from Michael Speaks: Internal Monads]
       
      [MEntity] The 3rd Rite of Passage [Internal Monad], which is Independence, is initiated by the process of separation of identity from one’s caretakers, and establishing the self as its own authority. The successful completion of the 3rd Internal Monad is marked by the capacity to provide for oneself. Providing for oneself does not mean isolating oneself as the only resource, but would include knowing when to ask for help, and how to receive that. The unsuccessful completion of this Internal Monad is marked by either having constant combat with anyone suggesting Authority, and/or resigning from the responsibility of caring for oneself.
    • Jana
      By Jana
      [Excerpt from Michael Speaks: September 2009]

      [Question]
      Greetings Michael, my question is about the Internal Monads; following is from a private session with Troy:

      “In fact, the completion of Internal Monads in the negative pole are vital to the process of evolution for the soul. Each Internal Monad will have a lifetime with a completion in the negative pole before a completion in the positive pole….A successful completion of a Soul Level means the successful completion in the Positive Pole for ALL Internal Monads within one life. This can take several lives to figure out how to build through each Internal Monad relative to that Soul Level.”

      Does every IM actually need to experience a lifetime apiece with each of the 7 IMs incomplete?! Any elaboration of this would be much appreciated.

      [Michael Entity] Before the late levels of the Mature cycle, it is fair to say that there is a completion in the negative pole for each Internal Monad as part of the evolution. After the 4th Level of the Mature cycle, this is no longer a consistency. In fact, before the 4th Level of the Mature cycle, there are often a multitude of Negative Pole completions of an Internal Monad before a completion in the Positive Pole. We speak in general here, but this is of such consistency that it is fair to speak so generally. There are exceptions to this consistency, but no rules. It simply seems to be the nature of how Essence builds upon experience. Many have heard the cliche that says one cannot appreciate the light without having experienced the darkness, and this is true for most for a long time, but eventually this is found to be an absurd concept. Any child can tell you that he or she does not have to drink soured milk to appreciate ice cream. And so it is that most of you eventually find your means of comprehending that does not require such fracturing, such pain, and struggle as a means to experience wholeness, joy, and ease.

      [Question] In the later mature, and old cycles, is it necessary (usually) to have many lives to process the first 3 IMs?

      [Michael Entity] The variations after that point are across the board, so to speak. The variations become a matter of creativity, and not confined to any default. This is because the “Negative Pole” is experienced differently than before. It is not always experienced as a “bad” thing, or a painful thing, but as a matter of experience that brings as much benefit as any other, and it is not avoided any more than it is preferred. It is simply a matter of choice, or a matter of allowing room for Personality to go as “awry” as it chooses. Some of the most exciting and creative adventures have been experienced by Essence through the Personalities who were the most “rogue.” However, the Negative Pole does not always feel so great to the Personality. In Older Soul Personalities that are most rejecting of Essence, the Personality always suspects “something” is not quite valid in that rejection and keeps an eye open for Essence, which allows room for Essence to help navigate within that lifetime.
    • Jana
      By Jana
      [Excerpt from Michael Speaks: January 2007]
       
      [Kathryn] How does one recognize the start of the 5th IM and what are the various steps/levels experienced as one progresses through the monad?
       
      [Michael Entity]
      Though this question requires a session devoted to it entirely, we can respond briefly here.
       
      One can recognize most easily the entrance to the 5th Internal Monad by a strong emphasis in the life to RECREATE IT.
       
      The 5th Internal Monad is a process of evaluating the life and all of its accomplishments, fulfillments, agendas, goals, experiences, etc. and then RECREATING the life from a place that could be said to be from a philosophy of “If I knew then what I know now.”
       
      If one equates one's age with a sense of conclusion or lack of time, then one has either NOT completed the Fourth Internal Monad, or one has completed it in a Negative Pole (which are virtually the same thing.)
       
      If one looks up and feels an inspiration to experience the freedom gained from knowledge extracted from previous experiences, then one is probably entering the 5th Internal Monad from a place of strong integration of the 4th Internal Monad.
       
      The 5th Internal Monad could be said to have a Positive Pole of RECREATION, and a Negative Pole of RESENTMENT.
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