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  1. Notions avancées sur le Moulage [NdT: Casting] Traduction de la causerie du 23 septembre 2018 avec l’entité Michael (EM) Référence : https://our.truthloveenergy.com/topic/2146-michael-speaks-september-23-2018-advanced-casting/?tab=comments#comment-17847 [Note de la traduction : le mot « casting » n’est pas évident à traduire. Après discussion avec d’autres étudiants du site TLE, j’ai retenu la suggestion des termes « Moulage » et « Mouler ». Ce terme peut avoir des significations différentes selon le contexte et le domaine (par exemple : métallurgie ou céramique). Si on amalgame toutes les définitions et usages du terme Moulage trouvées via Internet, il peut servir à désigner autant les techniques de fabrication d’un moule ou d’une empreinte, que celles de la prise d’empreinte pour le reproduire; il désigne aussi l’objet formé au moyen d’un moule. Les termes Coulage/coulée sont des synonymes mais décrivent plus spécifiquement une technique de moulage. Lors d’une période de questions personnelles avec l’entité Michael, j’ai reçu cette information : <EM> For Casting, we think our French students may find « compter » to be useful. Casting refers to relative position with the count of a pattern, so we think that a reference to that count is valid (…) We prefer terms that we use symbolically, rather than literally, even as these terms have literal contexts in society and language. Keep that in mind as you translate because the translation may be simpler than expected. Comme « moulage » ne répond pas directement à la suggestion de l’entité Michael, je reste très ouverte à d’autres suggestions/discussions] Entité Michael (EM) : Bonjour à chacun de vous. Nous sommes ici, maintenant. Nous pouvons commencer. Nous avons compris qu'un sujet va nous être demandé, alors nous vous invitons à poser votre question maintenant. Janet: En réponse à une question sur le Moulage lors d’une session en 2008 qui traitait de l'utilisation pratique des Attributs, vous avez dit: EM: Nous pensons que nous avons beaucoup à dire sur la façon dont le Moulage peut être exploré de manière plus tangible…. Le Moulage est un autre contexte qui aide à comprendre comment nous établissons nos rapports, mais au niveau de l'Essence, pas celui de la Personnalité, et nous ajouterions que ce « Moulage » inclut non seulement la position principale dans la cadence, mais la numérotation de la cadence elle-même, et le numéro de l’Entité. Ces trois nombres peuvent être discutés en termes de comment on peut prendre conscience de notre existence comme Essence et par rapport à d’autres Essences. Janet: S'il vous plaît, élaborez plus longuement sur le Moulage en vous fondant sur les commentaires que vous avez faits précédemment. EM : Nous allons commencer. Cela sera utile pour nos étudiants qui connaissent déjà leur position de Moulage, leur numéro de Cadence et leur numéro d’Entité, mais si vous ne les connaissez pas pour le moment, ils peuvent être discernés avec le temps et avec les études ou demandés par l’intermédiaire de nos canaux. Dans notre système, Moulage est un terme large qui décrit une position relative dans un groupe de 7. Cela signifie que le Moulage peut faire référence à votre Position dans votre Cadence, à la position de votre Cadence dans une Grande Cadence, de votre Entité dans son Cadre, ou votre position par rapport à vos Compagnons de voyage/Essence Jumelle. Dans la plupart des cas, lorsqu’on fait référence au « Moulage », il s’agit de la Position dans une Cadence. Une Cadence est un groupe spécifique de 7. La Cadence peut soit désigner le plus petit regroupement d’un Rôle dans une Entité ou soit un groupe de Compagnons de voyage/Essences Jumelles à travers le Cadre. Par exemple, le premier fragment moulé de la première Entité d'un Cadre est mathématiquement relié au premier fragment moulé de chacune des autres entités de ce Cadre. Cette « Cadence » est une Cadence de Compagnons de voyage, dont la plupart forment aussi des paires qui sont les Essences jumelles. Cependant, le terme « Cadence » est le plus souvent utilisé pour désigner un groupe spécifique de 7 fragments ayant le même Rôle dans une Entité. Nous partageons les informations ci-dessus car nous souhaitons que vous connaissiez les utilisations plus larges de ces termes, même s'ils sont plus souvent utilisés pour désigner une chose plutôt qu'une autre. Pour l’élaboration d’aujourd’hui sur le Moulage, nous nous concentrerons sur les utilisations les plus courantes de ces termes. L’une des raisons de la demande d’élaborer sur le sujet du Moulage est d’explorer comment ces facteurs qui relèvent de l’Essence, influencent vos vies individuelles en tant que Personnalité. Le Moulage est une dynamique spécifique à l’Essence et ne décrit aucun élément de la Personnalité. CORRECTION: Le Moulage est une dynamique qui est spécifique à l’Essence et ne décrit aucun élément de la Personnalité. L’une des raisons de la demande d’élaborer sur le sujet du Moulage est d'explorer comment ces facteurs pourraient apparaître, être identifiés et utiles pour vos vies individuelles en tant que Personnalités. Bien que le Moulage soit spécifique à l’Essence et aux relations de celle-ci avec d’autres Essences, il aura tendance à se manifester d'une manière ou d'une autre dans vos vies personnelles, en particulier lorsque vous progressez pour mieux correspondre et manifester l'Essence à travers la Vraie Personnalité. Les facteurs habituellement limités à la navigation et aux relations de l’Essence deviennent alors une partie de la dynamique de votre vie quotidienne. L'étude du Moulage et de ses énergies, sa dynamique et ses relations peut apporter une connaissance approfondie des belles structures de la Sentience et du cosmos, mais peut souvent rester imprécise sur la manière dont elles pourraient vous servir dans votre vie quotidienne. Trois éléments du Moulage de votre Essence peuvent influer sur votre vie quotidienne. POSITION DE MOULAGE POSITION DE LA CADENCE et POSITION DE L’ENTITÉ Votre position de MOULAGE est la combinaison que vous recevez dans votre profil et qui décrit comment votre Rôle est Moulé. Par exemple, notre canal ici est un Sage MOULÉ-Serveur. Votre Position de Moulage est si importante dans ses effets sur votre vie en tant qu’Essence et en tant que Personnalité qu’elle apparaîtra probablement avant même que votre Rôle ne soit clair pour vous. Votre POSITION DE MOULAGE restera un élément puissant de votre être jusque dans les plans supérieurs, même après que votre rôle cessera de vous définir. Ce n'est pas qu'un Sage n'est plus un Sage, mais dans les plans supérieurs lorsque Cadences et Entités fusionnent, alors un groupe de Sages est un groupe de Sages et vous vous différencierez davantage par votre Position dans ce groupe de Sages que par votre Rôle de Sage. Dans votre vie quotidienne, votre POSITION DE MOULAGE décrit comment votre Rôle est EXPRIMÉ. Cela colore tout ce qui concerne la manière dont votre Rôle se présente dans votre vie, comment se concentre ce qui est au cœur de l’Essence. Ce sont des informations bien connues pour beaucoup de nos étudiants. Votre Moulage est souvent apparent dans le monde avant même votre Rôle. C'est souvent la façon dont vous vous introduisez aux autres. Par exemple, un Guerrier Moulé-Sage sera un comique charmant et séduisant avant de révéler les éléments plus ancrés et « sérieux » de protection et de loyauté. Plus tard, ce même Guerrier Moulé-Sage montrera d'une manière ou d'une autre que sa loyauté et sa protection de Guerrier s’expriment par le savoir et l'enseignement. Nous pensons que tous les Rôles par Moulage que nous avons définis dans d’autres échanges, ont été archivés. Nous ne répéterons pas cela aujourd’hui, mais chaque Rôle sera différent, non seulement à cause des combinaisons des Attributs mais à cause du Moulage et comment le Rôle est exprimé et comment se révèle ce qui est au cœur de l’Essence. Cette compréhension peut vous aider à voir que vous ne serez pas toujours mis en évidence selon votre Rôle. Vous naviguerez souvent selon votre Moulage. Cela peut parfois être une source de confusion pour ceux qui cherchent à déterminer eux-mêmes leur profil ou peut amener certains de nos canaux, qui comptent sur leur intuition, à obtenir des informations pas tout à fait exactes. La façon la plus facile de faire la différence entre votre Rôle et votre Rôle-Moulé dans la vie quotidienne est que le Rôle-Moulé est comment vous vivez et votre Rôle est comment vous brillez. Les conditions doivent être réunies dans des scénarios spécifiques pour que votre Rôle brille vraiment, mais votre Rôle-Moulé assure la navigation et la gestion quotidiennes de la vie. Chaque entité est moulée dans un rythme qui est un compte de 7. Ces comptes de 7 sont groupés dans des groupes de 7. Ceci continue jusqu’à ce que l’Entité soit « complète ». Une autre façon de dire ce qui précède est que les Cadences sont regroupées dans ce qu'on appelle souvent les Grandes Cadences. Votre position/numéro de Cadence est la position relative de votre Cadence dans une Grande Cadence. Comme vous le savez peut-être déjà, les 7 rôles correspondent à 7 numéros/positions dans cet ordre: 1 SERVEUR, 2 ARTISAN, 3 GUERRIER, 4 CHERCHEUR, 5 SAGE, 6 PRÊTRE, 7 ROI. Donc, si un Sage est dans la première Cadence d'une Grande Cadence de Sages, alors la position de la Cadence de ce Sage est UN, ou CADENCE DE SERVEUR Encore une fois, ce Moulage a des effets plus pertinents et significatifs dans la relation de l’Essence avec les autres Essences, mais plus vous Manifestez votre Essence dans votre vie, plus la Position de votre Cadence se révèlera dans COMMENT VOUS ÉTABLISSEZ VOS RAPPORTS AVEC LES AUTRES. Si votre numéro de cadence est QUATRE/CHERCHEUR, cela signifie que même si vous êtes un Sage Moulé-Sage, ou un Artisan Moulé-Artisan, vous pourriez vous retrouver à établir des relations avec les autres en utilisant les façons de faire d’un Chercheur. Votre Numéro de Cadence peut vous aider à comprendre comment vous évaluez, naviguez, construisez, démantelez et entretenez la plupart de vos relations. De nombreux facteurs entrent dans la dynamique d’une relation, mais lorsque vous Manifestez l’Essence, vous constaterez peut-être que votre Numéro de Cadence peut vous éclairer sur ce qui est important pour vous, ce qui vous intéresse et ce qui est un défi pour vous, en fonction de votre Position de Cadence. Si vous connaissez votre Numéro/Position de Cadence, une lecture du Rôle qui y est corrélé peut vous éclairer sur la manière dont vous naviguez les relations et établissez des rapports avec les autres. La raison pour laquelle cela se manifeste comme la façon dont vous établissez des rapports avec les autres, c’est que c’est aussi comme cela que ça fonctionne dans les plans plus élevés. Votre Cadence travaille à l’intérieur de sa propre Grande Cadence et sa position dans la Grande Cadence détermine les contributions à l’évolution collective. Votre Grande Cadence aussi a une position, mais elle n’est pas proéminente ni déterminante dans aucun des plans. Et finalement, votre NUMÉRO/POSITION d'ENTITÉ décrit votre position relative au sein de votre Cadre et comment vous contribuez à l'évolution de votre Cadre, mais cela peut se manifester dans votre vie comme une aide pour colorer comment vous établissez vos rapports avec LE MONDE. « Le Monde » est pris ici au sens littéral, mais il comprend également vos relations avec votre communauté, un projet, votre lieu de travail, etc. Il décrit comment vous établissez vos rapports avec tout grand groupe à l’extérieur de votre cercle intime. Donc, si vous êtes dans l'Entité DEUX/ARTISAN, vous établirez vos rapports avec le Monde dans les termes les plus larges comme le ferait un Artisan, quel que soit votre Rôle. Toute personne de l’entité DEUX aura tendance à être expressive, créative, chaotique, axée soit sur la création ou soit sur la destruction du « monde ». Tout ce qui est Artisan s'appliquera. Encore une fois, il s’agit d’une définition assez générale, de sorte que l’effet peut souvent apparaître comme une caractéristique cumulative. Plus vous participerez « au monde », plus cela vous semblera évident et vous permettra de mieux comprendre ce qui compte pour vous, quelles méthodes vous utilisez, ce qui est important pour vous, ce qui vous met au défi, etc. Le Moulage peut être un concept insaisissable qui dépend d'une très grande compréhension de la structure de la Sentience, mais ce que nous avons partagé ci-dessus peut être utile pour apporter un peu de tangibilité à ces concepts intangibles. Nous vous invitons maintenant à poser des questions: *** LA FILE EST MAINTENANT OUVERTE *** (note : nous ne pourrons pas fournir de détails personnalisés sur le Moulage dans le format d’aujourd'hui) Uma: Choisissons-nous ces positions entre les Grands Cycles? Uma: Avons-nous une compréhension de cela à partir des précédents Grands Cycles? Uma: À quoi je pensais quand j'ai choisi d'être le 6ème fragment de la 1ère cadence d’une 6ème Entité d'un 2e cadre? EM: Un Grand Cycle commence lorsque la décision est prise de revenir à la fragmentation et d'explorer l'univers à nouveau en tant que conscience indépendante. Cela signifie qu'un Grand Cycle peut commencer bien avant que le Moulage soit établi. Une fois que suffisamment de fragments ont convenu d'une trajectoire d'exploration, alors le Moulage commence. Il est difficile d'expliquer le paradoxe de l’état d'unicité et de celui de conscience individuelle, mais il existe. La vaste collection de conscience est à l’unicité ce que les gouttes d’eau sont à l’océan. Il peut sembler qu'une goutte d'eau soit perdue dans cet océan, mais ces gouttes peuvent reprendre leur forme à tout moment et amener cette conscience indépendante dans la séparation. Donc, le choix de revenir à la fragmentation est fait et un grand nombre de fragments s'entendent, puis le Moulage commence. De la même manière qu'une Essence individuelle apprend à mieux concevoir une Personnalité et une vie après une série de vies, l'étincelle individuelle de conscience apprend à mieux coordonner pour une efficacité maximale par rapport à un Grand Cycle. En d’autres termes, lors de son premier Grand Cycle, un fragment a tendance à prendre une Position soit qui est disponible ou soit au hasard, et cela détermine son Rôle et son Moulage, etc. Cela peut prendre jusqu’à 7 Grands Cycles avant que l’on ne commence à saisir la profonde importance de nos positions Moulées. Le Moulage du Rôle a tendance à être la priorité lors des efforts initiaux, puis cela s’élargit pour inclure des considérations reliées à la Position de la Cadence et le Numéro de l’Entité. Dans votre cas, il y a peut-être eu une grande vision pour l'exploration de l'axe de l’Inspiration en mettant l'accent sur les éléments Prêtre et Serveur du Moulage. SUIVANT Kurtis: Bonjour Ms, merci pour ce sujet. Je connais mon Rôle-Moulé et mon Entité, mais je n’ai pas la Position de ma Cadence. Je pense toutefois que je suis dans la Rangée Artisan et dans le Bloc Chercheur. Kurtis: Dans ce cas, j'aimerais savoir comment les Cadences Artisan vont établir des rapports avec les autres. Peut-être que je pourrais ainsi valider ma théorie à travers votre description. Kurtis: Par Rangée et Bloc, je parle de Cadence et de Grande Cadence: EM : La description que nous avons donnée concernant la façon dont l’Entité Artisan pourrait établir des rapports avec le monde, pourrait s’appliquer à la façon dont la Cadence établit des rapports avec le Monde : expressive, créative, chaotique, axée sur la création ou la destruction de liens. Une Cadence Artisan a tendance à trouver les relations assez chaotiques et déroutantes à mesure qu'elle se fraie un chemin à travers la DÉSILLUSION et vers la CRÉATIVITÉ. Ces fragments auront tendance à devoir se dépouiller de toute tendance à projeter, et à apprendre à voir les gens pour qui et comment ils sont (par opposition à la manière dont ils souhaitent voir les autres ou comment ils souhaitent que les autres se comportent ou comment ils souhaitent être vus par les autres) afin de pouvoir établir des relations plus appropriées à partir d’un véritable consensus ou naviguer de façon plus consciente vers les relations qui sont saines tout en s’éloignant de celles qui pourraient ne pas l'être. SUIVANT Janet: Je voudrais développer la question d'Uma. Y a-t-il des structures d'Entités pré-planifiées auxquelles on peut se joindre lorsque le Moulage commence? Ou les structures des Entités sont-elles construites en fonction de la manière dont les participants veulent jouer le jeu une fois qu’ils ont décidé de jouer? Je doute que les structures soient essentiellement les mêmes pour chaque Grand Cycle, mais je peux me tromper. EM: Pour les nouveaux fragments, il y a des structures pré-planifiées en place qui tendent à être assez stables et « classiques » dans la conception d’entités de 1029 fragments sans jokers ou variables. Ces structures sont déterminées Cadre par Cadre. Par exemple, un Anneau d’Énergie (un groupe de 12 Cadres) peut avoir un Cadre ou deux de fragments ayant déjà fait l’expérience de 10 Grands Cycles et qui ont généré la conception de leur Cadre et même de l’Anneau d’énergie, tout en ayant des ensembles de fragments constituant d’autres Cadres mais ayant seulement 1 à 3 Grands Cycles d’expérience. Plus le nombre de Grands Cycles d'une Entité est élevé, plus il est probable qu'elle s’éloignera de la structure « classique » et commencera à varier en nombre et à inclure des jokers. Comme dans cet univers le nombre moyen de Grands Cycles est de 3, la plupart des Entités et des Anneaux d’Énergie ont des structures relativement stables et classiques, tandis qu’avec les Cadres comme le vôtre où le nombre moyen de Grands Cycles est autour de 10, les structures sont beaucoup plus créatives et nuancées. Et intentionnelles. L'infrastructure d'un Design (notre terme pour l'ensemble d’une Sentience qui vise à s’incarner dans une espèce spécifique du Plan Physique) a tendance à être en place avant le Moulage lui-même. L’action réelle du Moulage consiste, dans les termes les plus simples, à prendre votre siège « permanent » pour ce Grand Cycle. Cependant, pour être un enseignant responsable, nous devons également dire que ce processus de Moulage est en fait un comptage rythmé qui est un processus officiel de « moulage » d’un fragment dans la Position qu’il prendra pour le Grand cycle. Ce n'est pas aussi lent et linéaire que vous pourriez l'imaginer à partir de votre perspective linéaire du temps. En fait, un Design entier est « moulé en une fois », même s'il existe un comptage rythmé qui met le Design et le fragment en mouvement. Nous avons comparé cela à la manière dont un boulanger peut faire un lot entier de biscuits « en une fois » malgré que chaque biscuit doive toujours être formé et placé individuellement. Janet: Est-ce un rythme qui se poursuit tout au long du Cycle et qui fournit peut-être une signature au Cycle? EM : Oui. C’est l’une des raisons pour lesquelles le processus de Moulage est comme il est. Il doit y avoir un rythme/battement actif en place qui amène puis ramène les fragments. Ce rythme est au cœur de la beauté que vous cherchez de vies en vies pour retrouver votre chemin et avec lequel vous résonnez. C'est la partie Énergie des trois éléments constitutifs de chaque univers et qui sont la Vérité, l’Amour, et l’Énergie. Uma: Est-ce similaire à la façon dont toutes nos vies existent simultanément? Nos vies sont-elles comme des fractales de ce processus? EM: Chaque Grand Cycle a sa signature rythmique stockée en permanence au cœur de l’Essence et du Tao. Bien que chaque Grand Cycle soit « oublié » lors du démarrage d'un nouveau cycle, il reste enregistré et accessible à l’Essence via les Records Akashiques et au cœur du Centre Instinctif qui évolue avec le temps pour un Grand Cycle. Le Moulage « en une fois » ou simultanément, même s'il y a un comptage rythmé, est similaire à la façon dont on vit toutes les vies simultanément, même s'il s'agit de vies individuelles à différentes périodes. Oui. C'est parce que la perspective fait une différence ici. Si vous regardez un calendrier qui montre l'année entière, vous pouvez vous souvenir de cette année comme d'une partie de votre vie et de la façon dont elle a façonné votre vie et ce que cela peut signifier pour votre évolution en termes de CETTE ANNÉE-LÀ, même si vous savez que l’année comprenait 365 jours et que vous pouvez déplacer votre conscience directement vers n’importe lequel de ces jours en utilisant vos souvenirs. Donc, vous pouvez vivre vos 365 jours individuellement, et quand même les voir en termes D'ANNÉE (de jours simultanés). Est-ce que cela répond à votre question, Uma? Uma: Oui Uma: mais cela me souffle aussi. EM : Nous allons conclure ici pour aujourd'hui. Nous savons qu'il y aura toujours plus à explorer concernant ces termes et ces parties de notre enseignement et nous serons ici pour le faire. Bonne journée à chacun de vous. Au revoir pour le moment.
  2. July 1, 2004 Troy Tolley, Channel Michael Speaks Online – Open Floor [Note: Here is the transcript from Thursday’s Chat! It was great! I have asked Michael for some clarification on some of it, so there is editing involved. Enjoy! Troy] [M Entity] Hello to everyone. We are here with you. Tonight we will open the floor to any questions or topics of interest to each of you as best we can. Troy has restrictions against personal questions, but if you have a way to present a question that is beneficial for all, we will attempt to respond accordingly. [kittlekats41] This is based on a personal experience, but I am interested in an answer that everyone can relate to: when we moved down to Atlanta we stopped overnight at a hotel. Upon arrival here [to Atlanta] the energy felt off-centered and discordant, which it hadn’t been before. One of the cats was especially vocal and restless. We determined that we had picked up a ‘stray’ energy that attached itself to us at the hotel with a number of others; we were able to clean the space and remove the energy into a better environment for it – an old tree that is grounded. The question is: a) how common is it for this type of experience to occur? b) how can we deal with it when it does? and c) are animals a common barometer to identify when it happens? That is my question:-) [M Entity] We would first respond that we would not describe any energy as “stray” that might attach itself to you randomly. We have rarely seen a case of energetic resonance that was not in some way “invited” or allowed. However, what you refer to as “hotels” and “motels” are full of what might accurately be described as “echo energies”. In other words, the emotional and intellectual imprints from the many fragments passing through a small space (which is assumed by fragments to be a sanctuary in many ways) can become literally “coated” with these “echoes” of energy. In the same way that there are “ghosts” of the dead, there are “ghosts” of the living, as well. “Ghosts” are merely echoes of energy, whether from the living or the dead. With all of that being said, your being affected by an echo is based on a particular resonance you must have had with that “echo”. It appears to us that you were in a space of deeper concern, worry, anticipation, and possibly anxiety, than you were in the previous trip. [kittlekats41] true [M Entity] This would naturally align you with any other fragment's concerns, worries, anticipations, anxiety that had left an imprint in that hotel room or location. This alignment then would naturally amplify your own energy, yet again, and because it then becomes disproportional to your original concerns, etc., it can feel strangely disconcerting and distracting. [kittlekats41] would that echo remain as a presence for a number of weeks afterwards and be detected by the animals? [M Entity] We will respond to your questions as quickly and as orderly as possible. The way you can “deal with this” is to consciously “clear the space” in any environment that has acted as a sanctuary for so many other fragments. Doing so upon settling into your room can greatly increase your experience of peace and temporary ownership of that space. A simple visualization of a colorful light of your choice sweeping through the room and clearing it of all darker or heavier energies is enough. It is not necessary to create an elaborate ritual; just a simple, conscious shifting of the room’s energy to accommodate you is enough. We would suggest avoiding rituals focusing on “protection”, as this simply amplifies a contrast between you and your space and does not effect a peaceful, restful shift. Animals are more sensitive to these echoes than most humans, but they are even more sensitive to the effects of the echoes on their human companions. In other words, your animal companion was responding to your own agitations than to the separate “stray energy” you theorized. The “echo” remains only in the space in which is imprinted, but the effects of that echo upon you can last for weeks. It was Good Work that you created time to transform that effect upon you and to ground yourself again. [BradburySE] I just have a question about the number of inputs for the various roles. It seems to be well known that Artisans have five inputs and Sages three, but how about the other roles? I've never seen this written anywhere. [M Entity] The “solid roles” of King, Warrior, and Scholar have a single input, while the inspirational roles of Priest and Server have 2 inputs. [H2OSprtlvr] We were talking about the 9/11 movie by Michael Moore and it was mentioned that he is a Sage and he had a reincarnation from Josiah Royce. This seems confusing to me that he is a Sage, because all the studying and fact finding is so Scholar. I was wondering where the Scholar might be in his personality, since Sages only want to have fun and are not into fact finding or writing books. [M Entity] First we will say that we have never said, nor have we implied, that Sages “only want to have fun” and that they are not “into fact finding or writing books”. This conclusion is highly simplified and inaccurate of the Sage and of the Scholar. The very Essence of a Sage is to find the Truth and then to disseminate what they have come to believe is true. In that search for the Truth, they will use any means possible. The stereotype of the Sage comes from the fact that in most cases a Sage's method of “fact-finding” and “writing books” simply ends up looking like so much more “fun”. By contrast, the Scholars have been responsible for some of the most influential and “beautiful” music on your planet. This could look contrary to the stereotype of the Scholar, but in fact the Scholar finds the connection between music and math to be one of the most beautiful aspects of life on earth and if that can be translated into music, they will try. We explain this to you to help contribute to your broadening understanding of the Roles of Sage and Scholar. This is not to say that the fragment now known as Michael Moore does not have Scholar influences, because, in fact, he actually does. This Sage is Scholar-Cast, with a Server Essence Twin. [H2OSprtvr] I realize I was stereotyping and I'm grateful for further clarification on the roles. [M Entity] Comparing the lives of Beethoven and Royce/Moore can give you great insight into the differences between how a Sage-Cast Scholar (Beethoven) vs. a Scholar-Cast Sage (Michael Moore) may act within a lifetime. In most cases, a Sage-Cast individual will behave more like the “stereotypical” Sage than a Sage with different Casting. Furthermore, in most instances when a fragment is behaving like one of the Essence “stereotypes”, it is usually an indicator of that person's Casting than of their Role. [BingeBuddie] I know this may seem like a very basic question, but I have had a hard time validating my role in essence. With so many factors to consider such as casting, ET influence, overleaves, and entity position, etc. is there any definitive way to determine your role? I’ve went with channels in the past, but that causes confusion because its difficult to tell what one input is as opposed to many inputs, such as Scholar having one and Artisan having 5. One channel Roles (Scholar, King, and Warrior) can concentrate in the midst of chaos right? So that's kind of what I try to look at. Is that a good indicator? [M Entity] No, we would not suggest using your ability to concentrate as your determining factor. The symptom of concentration vs. distraction in terms of Input is another of the simplifications that can happen when first learning about a part of the teaching. While it is true that an Essence with a single input can usually focus more intently in the midst of chaos, the influence of Personality, Imprinting, and Situations can greatly affect that level of concentration. What we would suggest as part of your validation of your Role in Essence is this: First, study the Roles. It is important to truly comprehend each Role. This means moving beyond the stereotypes that are a part of the initial stage of learning. Next, it is important to understand the vital differences between Essence and Casting. Casting affects how you behave “naturally”, how you express yourself to the world on a DAILY BASIS. Your Essence Role is most obviously comprehended in moments where you feel you SHINE. For instance: A Scholar-Cast Sage: In the daily life of this individual he may appear unkempt, distracted, refined, studious, directed, serious, and maybe even a bit out of synch socially, but this fragment would “shine” as soon as he was able to publicly share what he has gained as experiences in a way that was entertaining to at least a small group. A Sage-Cast Scholar, on the other hand, may be dramatic, socially obnoxious, emotional, depressed, extreme, performing, and chaotic in his daily life, but this fragment would “shine” when he is able to wholly comprehend something that can be finalized as a bit of profound personal knowledge. We do not know of a more appropriate word than “shine”. When you are in Essence, you feel complete, “on”, and you usually feel cohesion between your mundane self and your higher self. When we say “shine”, we do not intend to mean that everyone will see this, but rather that the Personality and Essence open to each other and a sense of lightness and wholeness pervade. We explain all of this to you in the context of an Essence having a different Role than Casting, but of course, there ARE Sage-Cast Sages and Scholar-Cast Scholars, but those fragments usually have little confusion as to their Role. Having explained those basic differences between Casting and Role in Essence, you can then figure out your Role or Casting by first determining if you feel you are more exalted or more ordinal in either of those contexts. In other words, in your DAILY LIFE, are you more one-on-one, but when you “shine”, are you surrounded by people? One-on-One might indicate a more Ordinal position, while being inclined toward groups can be an indication of an Exalted position. Once you have determined how you may behave in either context, you can then determine if you feel you are more compelled to have an inspiring, expressive, or active effect on your environment. This will then give you an indication as to the final role description you might be in your Casting or your Essence. For example, you may notice you are naturally more one-on-one in your daily life, thus indicating that you may be Ordinal-Cast, but when you “shine”, you notice you love to be in a group of people in some way, indicating you may be an Exalted Essence Role. Then you would determine if you are more inclined to be expressive, inspiring, or active in your daily life. If you find you are more concerned with inspiring, you could then safely start trying out the idea that you may be SERVER-CAST. When you “shine”, you may find you are more inclined to be expressive, entertaining, and teaching-oriented, which may indicate a SAGE ESSENCE. This would then be a Server-Cast Sage. We realize this can still be very confusing and difficult to determine, but it is a start. Because the Scholar Role is neutral, it can be the most difficult to determine and we would not be able to convey in this format the depth of questioning that would need to be explored for true validation of the Essence or Casting. One of the most important things you can do while studying our teaching and seeking to validate your Role, Casting, Overleaves, Entity, and Essence Twins, etc. is be open to an evolution of your understanding. You may discover that what you believed was inaccurate channeling is actually profoundly accurate to who you realize you are becoming (as you come into your own identity). Or you may discover that your self-determined Overleaves were highly inaccurate in your initial understanding and you now see that you are someone completely different after all. Never feel as if you must conclude who you are. Our system is designed to help you understand who you are, not complicate your self-perception. If you are thoroughly confused, pick a Role, pick your Overleaves, and begin “living with them”. You will begin to see what does and does not hold validity. [BingeBuddie] But would you have to be past the 4th internal monad to judge completely accurately as to what role you are? (not to ask ANOTHER lengthy question) [M Entity] It does help to have completed the 4th Internal Monad in the Positive Pole for true self-awareness in terms of Essence, Casting, and True Personality. But then, that is the very crux of having a completion of the 4th Internal Monad in the Positive Pole, so it is not a matter of waiting for that rite to pass before seeking valid self-awareness. We are working with Troy in creating two new ways of determining your own basic profiles: a self-test, and a step-by-step process of elimination method. We believe this will help many of our students. We never sought to have any student dependent on our channels, so this is an important evolution to our sharing of the teachings. We believe we have given you at least some “food for thought” until then. [freyaisissuz] That's great, Troy, I will keep it short. I have sensed a connection with J Royce/M Moore. Is he a “reality shifter” or “dream maker” as in cadre 1/entity 3; if another, where? [M Entity] That is a valid observation. This is a fragment some of our channels would call a “wild card” within Cadre One, Entity Three, as well. This fragment is one of the youngest soul ages in that Entity. (3rd Level Mature) If there are no more questions, we will conclude for the evening. If there are more questions, we will take one more. [BradburySE]: A quick one [M Entity] Yes, Shannon, we will conclude with your question. [BradburySE] Who is this other “Dogma Dismantler” besides Michael Moore of whom you spoke in Troy’s energy report? Where will we find him, and is he or she now incarnated? [M Entity] Yes, he is incarnated: a Server Essence Twin of the Sage known as Michael Moore. The Server is a reincarnation of William James now focusing on the funneling of necessary requirements as a means to convey the Sage's “truth”. He may only be peripherally identified in the media. We believe he is one of the “producers” of Michael Moore's films, as well as several of his own projects which reflect some of the profound psychology explored in his previous life as William James. [BradburySE] Thank you, we can figure it out from here most likely! ? [M Entity] This relationship would appear to be more like a Task Companion relationship, but that is not the case. The relationship is taut with disagreements and power struggles, regardless of the powerful results. Good night to all of you. We will conclude here.
  3. Michael Speaks - September 23, 2018 - Advanced Casting MEntity: Hello to each of you. We are here, now. We can begin. We understand a topic is to be posed so we invite your question now. Janet: In response to a question about casting in a 2008 session that discussed the practical use of Overleaves, you said: Janet: MEntity: We will say that we do have much to say about how Casting can be more tangibly explored…. Casting is another context that helps bring about an understanding of how one relates, but from the Essence Level, not the personality level, and we would add that "casting" would include not just the primary position within the cadence, but the cadence numbering, itself, and the entity number. These three numbers can be discussed in terms of how one can bring a conscious awareness to how one exists as Essence in relation to other Essences. Janet: Please provide a topic-length discussion of casting based on these comments you made earlier. MEntity: We will begin. It will be helpful for our students who already know their Casting Positions, Cadence Number, and Entity Number, but if you do not know these at the moment, they can be discerned over time and with study, or requested through our channels. In our system, Casting is a broad term to describe a relative position within a group of 7. This means that Casting can refer to your Position within your Cadence or your Cadence position within a Greater Cadence or it can mean the Entity within its group as a Cadre, or it can mean your position relative to your Traveling Companions/Essence Twin. In most instances when "Casting" is referenced, it refers to one's Position within one's Cadence. A Cadence is a specific grouping of 7. Cadence can refer to the smallest grouping of a Role within an Entity, or it can refer to the Cadence that is the group of Traveling Companions/Essence Twins across a Cadre. For example, the first-cast fragment of the first Entity in a Cadre is mathematically bonded to the first-cast fragment of every other Entity in that Cadre. That "Cadence" is a Cadence of Traveling Companions, with most paired up as Essence Twins. However, "Cadence" is most often used to refer to the specific group of 7 fragments of the same Role within an Entity. We share the information above because we wish for you to know the broader uses of the terms, even as they are more often used to refer to one thing over another. For today's elaboration on Casting, we will be focused on the more common uses of the terms. One of the reasons for the request for elaboration on this subject of Casting to explore how these factors that are of Essence play out within your individual lives as Personality. Casting is a dynamic that is specific to Essence and does not describe any element of Personality. CORECTION: Casting is a dynamic that is specific to Essence and does not describe any element of Personality. One of the reasons for the request for elaboration on this subject of Casting is to explore how these factors might show up and be identified and useful for your individual lives as Personalities. Though Casting is specific to Essence and the relationships of Essence with other Essences, it will tend to show up in effect in some way in your individual lives, especially as you grow more aligned with and Manifest Essence through True Personality. The factors that are usually limited to the navigation and relationships of Essence then become a part of the dynamic of your daily life. Studying Casting and its energies and dynamics and relationships can bring great insight into the beautiful structures of Sentience and the cosmos, but can often be elusive in how they might serve you in your daily life. There are three Casting elements of your Essence that may have an effect in your daily life. CASTING POSITION CADENCE POSITION and ENTITY POSITION Your CASTING POSITION is the combination that you receive in your profile that describes how your Role is Cast. For example, our channel here is a Server-CAST Sage. Your Casting Position is so prominent in its effect in your life as an Essence and as Personality that it will likely show up even before your Role is clear to you. Your CASTING POSITION will continue as a powerful element of your being well into the higher planes even when your Role no longer defines you. It is not that a Sage is no longer a Sage, but in the higher planes when Cadences and Entities are merging, then a group of Sages is a group of Sages and you become more differentiated by your position within that group of Sages than by being a Sage. In your daily life, your CASTING POSITION describes how your role is EXPRESSED. It colors everything about how your Role shows up in your life, how your Essence focuses its core. This is fairly common knowledge to many of our students. Your Casting often shows up in the world even before your Role. It is often how you introduce yourself to others. For example, Sage-Cast Warrior will be a goofy and charming comic before revealing the more grounded and "serious" elements of protectiveness and loyalties. Later this same Sage-Cast Warrior will show that their Warrior-ness of loyalty and protection is expressed through knowledge and teaching in some way. We think it is archived where we have delineated all of the Roles by Casting in other exchanges. We will not do that again today, but every Role will "show up" differently, not just because of combinations of Overleaves, but because of Casting and how that Role is expressed, how that Essence reveals its core. This understanding can help you to see that you are not always going to be shining as your Role. You will often be navigating as your Casting. This can cause confusion sometimes for those self-assessing their profiles or can cause some channels who rely on their intuition to get information that is not quite accurate. The easiest way to tell the difference between your Role and your Casting in your daily life is that your Casting is how you live and your Role is how you shine. Conditions often have to coalesce into specific scenarios for your Role to truly shine, but your Casting does the daily navigation and management of the life. Every Entity is cast in a rhythm that is a count of 7. These counts of 7 are grouped into groups of 7. This continues until an Entity is "full." Another way of saying the above is that Cadences are grouped into what are often referred to Greater Cadences. Your CADENCE POSITION/NUMBER is your Cadence's relative position within a Greater Cadence. As you may already know, the 7 Roles correlate with 7 numbers/positions in this order: 1 SERVER, 2 ARTISAN, 3 WARRIOR, 4 SCHOLAR, 5 SAGE, 6 PRIEST, 7 KING. So if a Sage is in the first Cadence of a Greater Cadence of Sages, then this Sage's Cadence Position is ONE, or SERVER CADENCE. Again, this Casting has more relevant and meaningful effects as Essence relating to other Essences, but as you Manifest Essence in a lifetime, your CADENCE POSITION can show up in HOW YOU RELATE TO OTHERS. If your Cadence Number is FOUR/SCHOLAR, this means that even if you are a Sage-Cast Sage, or an Artisan-Cast Artisan, you may find yourself building relationships with others through the ways of a Scholar. Your Cadence Number can help you understand how you assess, navigate, build, dismantle, and nurture most of your relationships. There are many factors that go into the dynamics of a relationship, but as you Manifest Essence, you may find that your Cadence Number sheds some light on what is important to you and what appeals to you and what is a challenge for you based on your Cadence Position. If you know your Cadence Number/Position, reading up on the correlating Role can shed light on how you navigate relationships and relate to others. The reason this shows up as how you relate to others is because that is also how it works for Essence in the higher planes. Your Cadence works within its own Greater Cadence and its position within that Greater Cadence determines the contributions to the collaborative evolution. Your Greater Cadence also has a position, but it is not as prominent or defining in any plane. And finally, your ENTITY NUMBER/POSITION describes your relative position within your Cadre and how you contribute to the evolution of your Cadre, but it can show up in your life as helping to color how you relate to THE WORLD. "The World" here is literal, but it also includes how you relate to your community, to a project, to the workplace, etc. It describes how you relate to any larger group that is outside of your intimate circle. So if you are in Entity TWO/ARTISAN, you will relate to the world in the broadest of terms as an Artisan, regardless of your Role. Anyone from a TWO Entity will tend to be expressive, creative, chaotic, focusing on either creating or destroying "the world." Everything that is Artisan will apply. Again, this is in quite broad terms, so it can often show up as a cumulative characteristic. The more you participate "in the world," the more this might be obvious to you and shed insight into what matters to you, what methods you use, what is important to you, what challenges you, etc. Casting can be an elusive concept that depends on a grand understanding of the structure of Sentience, but what we shared above can be helpful for bringing some tangibility to these intangible concepts. We will open the floor now to your questions: ***QUEUE IS NOW OPEN*** (note, we will not be able to deliver individual details for Casting in this format today) Uma: Do we choose these positions between Grand Cycles? Uma: Do we have an understanding of this from previous Grand Cycles? Uma: What was I thinking when I chose to be a 6th fragment in a 1st Cadence in a 6th Entity in a 2nd Cadre? MEntity: A Grand Cycle begins when the decision is made to return to fragmentation and explore the universe again as an independent consciousness. This means that a Grand Cycle can begin long before Casting is set. Once enough fragments have agreed to a trajectory for exploration, then the Casting begins. It is difficult to explain the paradox of oneness and individual consciousness, but it exists. The vast collection of consciousness that is the oneness is similar to how drops of water are the ocean. It may seem a drop of water is lost in that ocean, but those drops can form again at any time and carry that independent awareness into separation. So the choice to return to fragmentation is made and a massive number of fragments agree and then the Casting begins. In the same way that an individual Essence learns better how to design a Personality and lifetime over a series of lifetimes, so does the individual spark of consciousness learn to better coordinate for maximum effectiveness over a Grand Cycle. In other words, a fragment's first Grand Cycle tends to take a Position wherever there is a Position or randomly, and this determines the Role and Casting, etc. It tends to take 7 Grand Cycles before one begins to grasp the far-reaching relevance of one's Casting Positions. The Casting of the Role tends to take priority in those initial efforts and then this expands to include consideration for the Cadence Position and Entity Number. In your case, there may have been grand vision of exploring the Inspiration Axis by emphasizing the Priest and Server elements of Casting. NEXT Kurtis: Hi Ms, thanks for this topic. I know my Casting Position and Entity, but do not have my Cadence Position; I think I am in an Artisan Row and Scholar Block though. Kurtis: In that case, I would like to know about how Artisan Cadences would relate to others? Perhaps I can validate my theory through your description here. Kurtis: By Row and Block I mean Cadence and Greater Cadence MEntity: The same description we gave for how the Artisan Entity might relate to The World would apply to how the Cadence relates to Others: Expressive, creative, chaotic, focusing on creating or destroying bonds. An Artisan Cadence tends to find relationships quite chaotic and confusing as they work their way through DELUSION and into CREATIVITY. These fragments will tend to have to strip themselves of any inclination to project and learn to see people for who and how they are (as opposed to how they wish to see others or how they wish others to behave or how they wish to be seen by others) so that they can build more appropriate relationships from a real common ground or navigate in more conscious ways toward those relationships that are healthy and away from those that may not be healthy. NEXT Janet: I have to expand on Uma’s question. Are there pre-planned Entity structures to join when Casting begins? Or are the Entity structures built based on how the participants want to play the game after deciding to play? I doubt that the structures are essentially the same for every Grand Cycle, but I could be wrong. MEntity: For new fragments, preplanned structures are in place and tend to be quite stable and "classic" in the design of 1029 fragments for each entity with no Wild Cards or variables. These structures are determined Cadre by Cadre. For example, one Energy Ring (group of 12 Cadres) can have a Cadre or two of fragments with 10 Grand Cycles under their belts who generate the design of their Cadre and even the Energy Ring, while also having a set of fragments making up other Cadres who have only 1 to 3 Grand Cycles. The higher the number of Grand Cycles for an Entity, the more likely it breaks out of the "classic" structure and begins to vary in number and include Wild Cards. As the average number of Grand Cycles in this universe is 3, most Entities and Energy Rings are quite stable and classic in structure, while Cadres like your own where the average Grand Cycles are around 10, the structures are far more creative and nuanced. And intentional. The infrastructure of a Design (our term for the whole of Sentience that will aim for incarnating as a specific species in the Physical Plane) tends to be mostly in place before the actual Casting. The actual action of Casting is in the simplest terms a matter of then taking your "permanent" seat for that Grand Cycle. However, to be a responsible teacher we must also say that this Casting process is, in fact, a rhythmic count that is an official process of "casting" one in the Position that one will take for the Grand Cycle. It is not as slow and as linear as you might imagine from your position in linear time. In fact, an entire Design is "cast at once," even as there is a rhythmic count that sets the design and fragment in motion. We have compared this to how a baker may make an entire batch of cookies "all at once" even as each cookie must still be formed and place individually. Janet: Is it a rhythm that continues through the Cycle and maybe provides a signature of the Cycle? MEntity: Yes. That is one of the reasons for the Casting process to be the way it is. There must be an active rhythm/beat in place that carries the fragments out and then back. That beat is at the heart of the beauty you seek and resonate with over lifetimes to find your way home. It is the Energy part of the Truth, Love, Energy building blocks of every universe. Uma: Is it similar to the way all our lives exist simultaneously? our lifetimes are like fractals of this process? MEntity: Every Grand Cycle will have its signature rhythm that is permanently stored in the core of Essence and Tao. Though every Grand Cycle is "forgotten" upon starting a new one, it remains on record and accessible to Essence through the Akashic Records and deep in the Instinctive Center that evolves over time for a Grand Cycle. Casting as "all at once" or simultaneously even as there is a rhythmic count is similar to how one lives all lives simultaneously even as they are individual lives within various time frames. Yes. This is because perspective makes a difference here. If you look at a calendar that shows the entire year, you can remember that year as a part of your life and how it shaped your life and what it meant to your evolution in terms of THAT YEAR, even as you know you had 365 days that comprised that year and can move your awareness right into any one of those days through your memories. So you can live your 365 individual days, but still see these in terms of a YEAR (simultaneous days). Does this answer your question, Uma? Uma: Yes Uma: but it blows my mind too MEntity: We will conclude here for today. We know there will always be more to explore regarding these terms and these parts of our teaching and we will be here to do so. Good day to each of you. Goodbye, for now.
  4. Janet

    Tri-bond

    [Excerpt from Michael Speaks: October 2005] [kittlekats41] I would like to know if fragments who are in the same entity and share all of the same casting information except are on three different ‘sides’ have any special connection or relationship, and how that might manifest? [M Entity] There are variations of visualizations for how an entity may be “constructed,” and while the tubular pyramid is popular so as to provide the illusion of “sides,” the sphere is more accurate. We mention this because the connections among fragments within an entity happen in many “directions,” most often creating a star-like pattern radiating out from that position. [kittlekats41] radiating like a Moravian type star? [M Entity] The “Moravian star” image is valid, though if one were to actually “see” the connections among fragments within an entity, the “star-like” image might seem more like a synapsis, or spark; much like what is depicted in animations describing the process of the brain “thinking.” The triangular tube is helpful in one form of visualization, so we will offer another simplistic visual for the sake of answering your question. Providing Entity Structure visuals is quite complicated to convey without actual visuals, but for the sake of answering you within this forum, we will remain with the triangular tube. A “classic” entity will then have 3 groups of 343 (hence, the triangular “sides” often portrayed by our channels; 3 sides of 343). It could then be said that PROPORTIONALLY speaking, the positions within one group of 343 is “connected” to each of the “same” positions within each group/side of 343. [kittlekats41] that is the basis of my question, yes [M Entity] The bonding factor among those sharing “casting” is based on the shared emphasis of that casting position. A fragment who is within a Server Greater Cadence (ONE), Sage Cadence (Column FIVE), Scholar Position (FOUR) on one “side” will share the emphasis of those three coordinates with the fragments on the other two “sides.” Each fragment within that tri-bond would exemplify one facet of manifestation of the same qualities/influences described by the specific coordinate points. In other words, one fragment would exemplify the TRUTH/Expression aspect, another would exemplify the LOVE/Inspiration, and the other would exemplify the ENERGY (beauty)/Action aspect. The “tri-bond” could be described as the most karmic bond one shares within one’s entity. Entities grow and morph through experiences based on the tri-bonds among these shared coordinates throughout the entity more than any other.
  5. Michael Speaks at the TLEGG 2015:7 Metaphysical Strengths & Living Without FearSeptember 12, 2015, 4:00pm EST (Note: Minor edits for clarity) TRANSCRIBED BY ERIC FROM THE LIVE VIDEO 7 Metaphysical Strengths TRUST -Familiarity +Natural (Server)RESOURCEFULNESS -Extraction +Abundance (Artisan)COURAGE -Endurance +Responsibility (Warrior)COMPREHENSION -Specialization +Enlightenment (Scholar)EMPATHY -Extrapolation +Transcendence (Sage)CHARISMA -Manipulation +Alignment (Priest)CHOICE -Reaction +Participation (King) [MEntity]: And we are here. [MEntity]: We understand that Troy has asked us to speak on both topics that were originally scheduled. This is Idealism at work. [Audience]: Laughter [MEntity]: We will do our best to cover as much as we can in the time that we have here with you now. But as you know, we have access to you beyond this venue and we can always pick up where we left off. [MEntity]: So what we’ll start with is an exploration of what we’ll call the seven metaphysical strengths. First we will describe what we mean by “metaphysical” in this context. [MEntity]: In this context, we mean that these are strengths that are inherent within you: that you come into this life with, and into every life with. What is different about these strengths over other sets of seven that we describe is that these always start in the positive pole. As you progress into your life (you take on your imprinting, you collect your experiences, you navigate your life) you forget these strengths and you begin to move from the positive pole down into the negative pole. [MEntity]: But what is nice about these strengths is that there is nothing negative about them in the sense that they are “bad.” In fact, all negative poles are not inherently bad, as you know, but in this particular case of a set of seven, the negative poles are still beneficial. In the same way that the seven chief negative features have a positive pole that is actually not positive in the traditional sense of the word, but positive in the sense of more expanded than the negative pole, the negative pole of these strengths is simply a more restricted, more focused end of that spectrum of strengths. [MEntity]: These strengths are what you will use to relate to other people, to navigate the life, to build your psychic capacities and all other senses that go beyond even the normal five senses of which you are immediately familiar with, such as your paraverbal communication (your capacity to read body language without having to know that you are doing so) and so forth. [MEntity]: The sequence that we will share these seven strengths in is a sequence in which each builds upon the other. So if you do not have this base strength it makes the strengths that are build upon it less stable, less strong, and more difficult to sustain. (0:04:50) [MEntity]: The first strength, then, that you come in with that is a metaphysical strength – and we mean this in the most literal sense of the word – is TRUST. [MEntity]: Trust is inherent in you. It is not something that you develop. It is something you lose. The positive pole of Trust then, in this case, is +NATURAL. There is a natural trust in you, a natural inclination to trust. It is far more natural for you to trust than it is to not trust. It is unnatural to distrust (and by “unnatural” here we simply mean that it is usually in some way a response to defense, a means of defense, a response to fear). [MEntity]: In the negative pole is -FAMILIARITY. Another way to describe the negative pole would be -HABITUATION. Habituation or Familiarity is the trust that you have right now as you sit in your chair and do not expect it to break because you have gained experience in that realm of trust and it has become habit to trust. It’s natural for you to trust, but some of those in the negative pole – the areas that you trust out of habit – are unconscious. They are not a conscious choice to trust. You trust because it has become familiar. [MEntity]: Do you understand the difference? [Audience]: Yes (0:07:02) [MEntity]: The second metaphysical strength then is RESOURCEFULNESS. Resourcefulness is your capacity to use what you have at your disposal to benefit your life. All of you come into the life with that inherent Resourcefulness. That Resourcefulness is forgotten, or lost, or taught out of you. [MEntity]: A lot of times (as you may see as we progress through this sequence) once you have lost your capacity or are losing your capacity to Trust, you stop using your resources as well. You stop using your inherent Resourcefulness. [MEntity]: The positive pole of RESOURCEFULNESS is +INNOVATION. You become creative with what resources you have. You make up new functions for what you have. This is a strength that you have that you may have forgotten or may forget. [MEntity]: The negative pole is -EXTRACTION. This is where you force something to work in a way that might not naturally work, or was not intended to work, or in a way that is not necessarily as beneficial as it could be, especially if you are extracting from others or from an environment that is being depleted. [MEntity]: When you’re in the positive pole, there is no depletion in the process of resourcefulness. In fact, the positive pole could also be described as Abundance, Prosperity. (0:09:28) [MEntity]: The third metaphysical strength is COURAGE. You are naturally courageous. We have to smile (not us, but this body in response to our observation) at the fact that you would not be here if not for your courage. And we mean that in the most literal sense in that it takes a great deal of courage to be in a body, to get through a lifetime, to navigate the lifetime. [MEntity]: In the negative pole, this is called -ENDURANCE. So as you forget your courage – the more you forget that inherent sense of trust and resourcefulness that builds your courage or feeds into your courage – you start to feel as if you are simply enduring. This is still courage. You will get through it. You will get to the next point. [MEntity]: But the positive pole is +RESPONSIBILITY. This is your capacity to respond to life rather than to endure it. Are you recognizing these within yourself and seeing— [Audience]: Yes. Definitely. [MEntity]: What we suggest as we share these are that you look at the spectrum that you are hearing from us and see what comes to mind for when you are at one end or the other in terms of the polarities. And also make a note as to whether that particular strength is one that requires some attention. (0:11:45) [MEntity]: The next strength then is COMPREHENSION. This is your capacity to make sense of what the hell is happening. It is your capacity to sort and put into perspective the experiences that you are gaining. You are able to take from those experiences and build upon them. [MEntity]: The positive pole of this, then, is +ENLIGHTENMENT. Enlightenment is when you build a structure or perspective that helps you make sense of your life. It is not permanent: it can change. But +Enlightenment is that philosophical structure that you begin to build from your experiences so that, as you gain other experiences, you have some way to understand them. [MEntity]: The negative pole is -SPECIALIZATION. Specialization here is when you become quite eccentric: very focused in an area of life that you do very well in, but cannot function in other areas of your life. You may excel in the area in which you have chosen to specialize – the area in which you have chosen to comprehend or find it easier to comprehend – but you have no sense of responsibility for these other areas that may be challenging, or more challenging. [MEntity]: So you can see that these are not positive and negative in the sense of good and bad. One is simply more expansive while the other is more focused and restricted. (0:14:08) [MEntity]: The next strength then is EMPATHY. This is another inherent strength that each of you has. Empathy is the capacity to understand, beyond your own experiences, those of others. [MEntity]: The negative pole here is -EXTRAPOLATION. This is where you can only understand what others are going through if you have gone through it yourself. You can extrapolate from there. [MEntity]: One moment… [MEntity]: The positive pole here is +TRANSCENDENCE. This is the capacity to transcend the limitations of your experiences and immediately understand those of others, regardless of species, race, economic status, geographical location, nationality. [MEntity]: These are strengths that you come into because of the grand amount of experiences that you have as Essence. As you can see, each of these will require greater and greater return to your manifesting of Essence, your embrace of Essence, for you to access these positive poles. [MEntity]: When you are first born, these are there quite strongly, quite naturally, quite presently. They become forgotten as the personality activates and you start navigating the life. But as Old Souls you start to crave that return to Essence, and by extension crave that return to your natural states of metaphysical strengths. (0:17:10) [MEntity]: The next strength is CHARISMA. The poles will help you understand what we mean by CHARISMA here. [MEntity]: The negative pole is -MANIPULATION, and we do not mean this in the negative sense that the term may imply to you immediately. We mean it in the same sense that one would manipulate clay. One would have to forcefully shape an object to the desired state. This can be in a negative sense, and used in a negative sense, of course. But we mean it in a positive sense because Charisma helps bring that out in others and sometimes that Charisma is what brings them to you to help shape them. [MEntity]: You each have natural Charisma and the capacity to use that to manipulate. Another word that might be used here is Teach, Guide, but in the context of Manipulation there would be an intended effort. [MEntity]: The positive pole, though, is +ALIGNMENT. Your Charisma is not used to manipulate or to shape another person (and we do, again, not mean that in a negative sense or a harmful sense), but Alignment allows another person to do that themselves, to do that work themselves. [MEntity]: Living your life becomes a state of Charisma. Your living your life as a model to the degree that you feel as a high standard, or to your ideal, becomes its own state of Charisma that teaches others and allows them to then align with that if they choose to. In the negative pole, there’s a little bit more work involved, and effort, to do that shaping. (0:19:39) [MEntity]: And the final metaphysical strength (we wonder if any of you will be surprised) is CHOICE. All of you are born into your lives with the strength of CHOICE. It is incredibly difficult, regardless of how many extraordinary and extreme circumstances you can come up with, to take away your capacity to choose, even if that choice is narrowed to a place that is not pleasant. You will always have a choice, even if that is an internal choice. [MEntity]: The negative pole here is -REACTION. Your reactions are choices. They may be subconscious, they may be defenses, but they are choices. They are your choices. Owning your reactions is owning your Choice. [MEntity]: Owning your Choice can help you then to move into the positive pole of +PARTICIPATION, where you participate in the process of Choice, where you no longer simply react to the stimulus of your life, but you act along with the stimulus of life and you create the stimulus of life. [MEntity]: As we said at the beginning, Choice is inherent in each of you, and our Teaching emphasizes this greatly. We aim our Teaching towards that top tier of these seven metaphysical strengths because, if you work on the ownership and responsibility of Choice and the participation of that tool (that inherent strength), you are automatically working on all of the others up the pyramid, so to speak. [MEntity]: You do not have to start there. You can start wherever is weakest in your seven. Many of you need to return to Trust. Many of you need to go back and look at how natural it is for you to trust and how painful it is to not trust. [MEntity]: By saying that it is natural to trust, just as an aside, we are not saying to be stupid. We are not saying that you should put yourself in danger. You know who to trust and who not to trust. That is a very different thing from turning off the capacity to trust, to putting life in a position to earn your trust. [MEntity]: Once Trust has been damaged in one situation, it does not mean it is true for every other circumstance. Turn to the next circumstance and trust. Let yourself trust. This will allow you to have access to your resources and so on up the ladder of the metaphysical strengths. [MEntity]: If you are working on your psychic capacities, your healing capacities, your careers, your relationships, working on these seven metaphysical strengths helps you to bring Essence back in, bring life back to everything around you and in you so that you can get where you want to go. [MEntity]: What we will do now is turn over the floor before continuing on to more on the subject, and if you have questions you can pose them to us. (0:24:30) [Cyprus]: No questions. Please continue. [MEntity]: Then we will ask you questions. [Audience]: Laughter [MEntity]: Look at the list that we have shared with you and ask yourselves (now that you have these from our perspective): how often you allow these strengths, how often you consciously turn to these, how often you squash them, how often you dismiss them, how often you shun them. We invite you to share that as a part of this dialogue with us, and we invite your trust as you expose yourselves to the group with your assessments. [Cyprus]: Anyone? Ardis. [Ardis]: Going back to the original question before. It came…mine came delayed, so it’s not personal, but a clarification on number six, Charisma, in the positive pole. Would you say that, when you’re in +Alignment, it inspires? [MEntity]: Yes. Yes, some of you may have noticed these are correlating to the Roles. So the correlation runs from Server to King. These strengths are not particular to each role. They are simply a correlation, because that is what we do. We correlate and we put together a system so that you can mix and match and gain insights by looking at other factors. [MEntity]: So understanding how Servers function in the world and how Artisans work in the world (and so forth) can help you to understand Trust more, can help you to understand Resourcefulness more. If you look at your Role and its correlation you may find that there is more of a challenge or an ease with the strength correlated there. [MEntity]: If you look at your Casting, you may even find more insight into what is most difficult for you. Casting tends to indicate where you may have, shall we say, the most issues. Not necessarily: you can look to your Goal, follow it up the axes, to see if there is insight there. You can translate your entire profile to these seven metaphysical strengths and see which ones stand out the most. You can play with this, but that is all just added insight / added dimension to understanding it. [MEntity]: So, going back to your question, Charisma then relates to the Priest and its capacity to -Manipulate or bring +Alignment through inspiration. So yes. [Nick S]: This is just for the sharing. I was thinking about in the past that Resourcefulness was probably the one where I felt I needed to place my attention on more pre-Fourth Internal Monad, and definitely Choice as well. But then I feel really comfortable…I feel like I’ve worked on all of these in the past five to seven years and they all made complete sense to me and I feel much safer because of my acknowledgment of these strengths post-Fourth Internal Monad. [Comment]: I guess that also makes…if you feel what they say, that makes your Trust really solid. [Cyprus]: Astra [Astra]: Okay, how does one trust fully? What does that actually look like? That’s the thing I have the hardest time with and it feels like you’re stuck in all other areas when you can’t. [MEntity]: The easiest way to understand how to even get started or get back to the state of Trust, and returning to a natural state of Trust, is to stop anticipating so much danger. It is that anticipation of danger that will question your capacity to trust, will question the capacity to trust another person, question the capacity to trust a choice, to trust whatever it is that is being anticipated – or within the dynamic and equation of what is being questioned and anticipated – with fear. [MEntity]: So to begin to return to the path toward a natural inclination to trust is to, first, stop anticipating the dangers as if they are always true, and two, to actively make the choice to do so. [MEntity]: We will point out here that Trust (we have said this before) is based on your experiences. Many times you will go into a new experience presuming it is going to be like an old experience, and if you have decided it cannot be trusted, then you will not trust the new experience. [MEntity]: We have emphasized over the decades the importance of experiential differentiation, which is the capacity to say that, even though this looks very similar to what I have experienced in the past, it is not the same thing and, therefore, it is okay for me to trust this until I cannot or until I should not. Because it is okay to withhold trust when there is a danger. But to not trust when you only THINK there might be a danger, you are cutting off your capacity to trust and, therefore, all the other strengths begin to weaken. [MEntity]: Did this answer your question? [Astra]: Yes [Cyprus]: David [David]: Yes. Trust is definitely the one I have the most problem with or the biggest problem with, and it does correspond with my casting (Server cast). This springs from my past wounding and I’m quite sensitive, so that’s where the wounding came from. But as a result, I don’t trust as much as I use to. But I’ve noticed that, when I completed my Fourth Internal Monad, I’ve stopped anticipating danger as much. It’s a work in progress; I’m not where I want to be yet, but it’s getting there. I just wanted to share. [MEntity]: It works. [David]: Yes. (0:33:25) [Kasia]: I’ll share as well on Empathy, and specifically on the area of extrapolation and years of the dealing with “The only way of understanding someone else is to entirely immerse yourself in their experience” to such an extent that I have trouble understanding how to get to the +Transcendence. [Kasia]: So I have a question in terms of like you did with Trust. What are some key insights into getting into +Transcendence? [MEntity]: To answer this question for an older soul is quite simple: presume you have been there. That is an immediately relieving state to consider when trying to understand (empathize) with a situation, a person, a scenario that you have not, in this lifetime, experienced. Going into +Transcendence is accessing your experience as an Essence. We dare say that even the ugliest and difficult scenarios and people that you see around you, you have been. [MEntity]: So the first place to go is to presume you have been there, at least as an invitation to not block the capacity to transcend the limitations of the experience in this life. Do you understand? [Kasia]: Yes. [MEntity]: There are some very difficult people in your world, and very different people in your world who have had very different experiences, but each of you here have probably been there at some point. That presumption is one of the safest presumptions you can have: that you have been there in some lifetime or another. That is a place to start. [MEntity]: The next step that you can do then is to aim as close as you can to the innocence: to look beyond any of your biases, limitations in experiences, to get to the core innocence of another person regardless of how you would respond to things or how you would act in things / regardless of how you have / regardless of what you remember of past lives or all of those scenarios that have accumulated for your Essence. You don’t have to remember all of that. You just have to remember the innocence. [MEntity]: If you can get back to that innocence - the core of another individual or a group of individuals or a series of events that another has experienced – it’s a beginning. It’s another step toward that positive pole to empathizing. Because regardless of how each of you is behaving, how each of you are navigating, the one thing buried deep within each of you is that innocence. That’s something that is not lost even in the most “evil,” difficult people on the planet that you cannot relate to. [MEntity]: This does not mean that you give permission. This does not mean that you agree. But at least it’s a start toward your capacity to get back to that strength of Empathy for when it will truly, truly matter. Do you understand? [Kasia]: Yes. Yeah and I think in -Extrapolation it becomes very overwhelming when you realize that you can’t be everyone, you can’t immerse yourself in every experience. This is much more manageable. So actually, yeah, I can see how it works. [MEntity]: You see a lot of how Empathy works in the younger souls because, as we said, these are inherent in every fragment, every person, every lifetime. If you look to the younger souls, in particular, Baby and Young, every person who is different from them (or challenging) is difficult until it is someone they know. That is how extrapolation works. [MEntity]: This is why children are born gay to religious parents, for instance, because within the capacity of those parents who may have always judged the range of sexuality that they did not understand…once there is an individual with which they can extrapolate from once they have that connection very close in proximity, they are returning to Empathy. [Cyprus]: I’m going to share as well since we’re talking about Empathy. I had my Role, my Casting, and my Goal is all that…relate to that, and I think it’s the easiest and the hardest at the same time. So I feel like I do struggle the most with it, but at times it’s also the easiest. Whereas I feel, when I look at the other ones, that I sort of evenly disperse managing those in a different way. Empathy definitely is the most extreme for me and the most constant back-and-forth. [MEntity]: Yes. [Cyprus]: …thanks. [MEntity]: You will loop. Your polarities are not necessarily linear, but they can be cyclical to extremes. If you are already an extremist, this will be more obvious. [Cyprus]: Anyone else like to share? Kerrin? [Kerrin]: I wanted to bring up and share a session I had with Michael through Troy last summer about a situation I was in. I was asking about agreements: two agreements I had and a path I had been currently on that wasn’t…a job situation I was currently on that I was too stubborn to shift off of. I had asked about agreements with Michael. He brought up that I needed Courage. “Courage was the key,” you told me and that I was more Resourceful and had a broader range of what I could possibly do than the little thing I was focusing on. [Kerrin]: I guess my question to you is now that I…you didn’t tell me to shift, but I figured it out on my own that I had to shift and look bigger and have more Courage. But now that I’ve done that, now I feel like I’m in -Specialization, the negative pole of Comprehension. Is that a natural state? Once you kind of get your crap together on the one prior, then you shift into the negative pole of the next one to work through? Does it kind of build up on your own as you work through things? [MEntity]: That is…yes, that is one way you could describe how it works because what you will do…if you have wounded or are weaker on any of the tiers, you will (for lack of a better way of describing this) zigzag your way up to return to your sense of +Participation in the choices of your life. Yes. [MEntity]: More accurately it could be described as a spiral up. But yes, you will build upon one and then move into the most focused end of the next before expanding out. Was that your question? [Kerrin]: Yeah [Cyprus]: Maureen [Maureen]: I just had a comment. When I…because I am warrior cast and Courage is easy I think, but the -Endurance reminded me of “gritting your teeth” and just getting through something and I think how I move it into +Responsibility is I go right to Choice. I think “I have a choice. I always have a choice. I don’t need to do this, I don’t have to do something.” Is that how one does that? [MEntity]: You most certainly can, because you have that choice. You can aim toward the top, and when you do so, whether consciously or not, the steps in between (for lack of a better term) will cascade in alignment in some form. That is what we were speaking of at one point in what we were sharing here: that we aim towards the emphasis on Choice because this will inherently activate the work of these strengths below that. So yes, it works just like that. [MEntity]: However, knowing these steps in between can allow you to be a little bit more conscious of how it's working, because we do not simply like to point you in a direction and then you wonder how you got there. We can share this with you so you can look back or look forward and see how you got there. (0:45:10) [MEntity]: Yes [Cyprus]: Pat [Pat]: I’d also like to address Courage and Choice. As you exemplified in the beginning, that we all have courage, for example, by being here in the body and…the first nearly 25 years of my life it was very hard for me to accept that I actually even am here, that I am in a body, that I have a gender, and so on and so on [unheard]. This is when I made a choice that either I stay or I don’t, and that choice led to where I am. It’s shifting now a little, but since then have been in -Endurance: I’m enduring it because I have decided to be here, right? So I better really do this. Otherwise, I’ll just have to come back and do it again! [Audience]: Laughter [Pat]: No, but really. This is my decision, right? And you know what? I’m now getting into some kind of part of my life, of this lifetime, where I want to feel more enjoyment. It doesn’t mean that I don’t feel enjoyment, but, you know, I’m neither happy nor am I unhappy. I’m just doing it, you know? I like the ride. I like myself. I love people around me and so on. It’s not totally neutral. But, I lack the softness of bliss in me. And I wonder, how could I kick into that? You understand what I mean? [MEntity]: Of course we do. [Audience]: Laughter [MEntity]: Your strengths that you have emphasized are valid in that you are enduring and you are reacting. Though these are strengths, they are very restricted, compared to +Responsibility and +Participation. Once you are (and knowing this may help) making the effort to participate, responding to life rather than enduring it, that joy, that pleasure, that happiness will inherently begin to blossom out not just in figurative ways but in physical ways. Your body will feel better. You will feel better in your body because you are not just enduring and reacting. Do you understand? [Pat]: I do [MEntity]: These may seem like simple keywords, but there is a great deal of depth in each of these. As you aim for the positive poles, do not presume that you are doing something wrong or missing out on something by having recognized that you are in the negative poles. [MEntity]: You are doing okay. You are on your way. But, you can aim differently. You can aim towards that positive pole that you now have a word for. [MEntity]: One of the reasons why we use so many words in our teaching is because having a word for it helps you have a way of navigating. So look at those words that are in the positive pole and the negative pole, and state that is being described in the center as the strengths, and keep aiming toward that positive pole. [MEntity]: You will NOT stay in the positive pole. We wish to emphasize this for everyone that it is not a static state. You will fluctuate, you will cycle in extremes (such as the sage has described). So there is not an end point to the process. There is only the experience of that range. But aiming for those positive poles can help you bring that joy that you are looking for. [MEntity]: We will say that it is not something that you find. It is something you generate once you have found that momentum in those positive poles. [MEntity]: We realize that we cannot fix that with such a short response, but we can point you in a direction so that you can. [Cyprus]: Jana talk loud. [Jana]: I wanted to ask if there’s a correlation between addictions and the strengths. It feels like, obviously, they’re related to Choice. But because Choice builds on the other strengths, I would like some insight into how these strengths relate to one being addicted to something. [MEntity]: We will ask for clarification in terms of addiction to patterns… [Jana]: More like drugs or substances. [MEntity]: Once one is addicted to anything that will take one out of the life – out of the process of easier access to these strengths – they are still there, but you must do the work to reach for them, and that work is not often easy to do alone once one is addicted. [MEntity]: We may not be answering your question. We will circle back to it in a moment if we are not. But once one has recognized that one is addicted in a way that is “putting one to sleep” to the extent that one cannot even fathom these strengths as being accessible, you have to turn to those strengths in others. You must allow the strengths of others to help you. [MEntity]: What you have done that that point is that you have taken a step into Trust, and, as you know, that is the foundation through which all of the others can then be built upon. So if you are addicted, and it is something that is difficult to control, and you need help, let yourself be helped. Ask for that help. Allow the strengths of others to be a part of that dynamic, and inherently your Trust will kick back in, or at least your awareness of it and your capacity to use it. Then your Resourcefulness, you Courage, and so forth…and you can build from there to move out of the control of the addiction. Did this make sense? [Jana]: Yes. [MEntity]: Did this answer your question? [Jana]: I think so. [Cyprus]: Is there anybody else that has another question before Astra goes a second time? [Ann]: I have a quick one. I just want to validate. I’m scholar-cast and I’m also growth, which has to do with Comprehension as well. A while ago, and I don’t know the exact channeling, but you gave me information that I tend to sort of just blank out experiences or something about sort of blanking things out that don’t make sense, like I just leave them and don’t even try to process them. I only kind of process those things that I feel okay about, or feel like I can. Would that be an example of -Specialization versus +Enlightenment? [MEntity]: Oh yes, [Ann]: Okay. And then, I will add, what does one do about that? [MEntity]: Go back. [Ann]: Go back? Okay, there we go. Thank you. [MEntity]: Revisit. [Ann]: Revisit. Rehash. [MEntity]: Pick up the threads. Often those who have difficulty with that strength have many threads lying around, figuratively speaking, to which they can then follow and go back to comprehend and build upon. (0:55:40) [Cyprus]: Oh, do you have a question? [Nick S]: Mhmm [Cyprus]: Okay, go ahead. [Nick S]: I can see where, like…you said that the casting has a tendency to be challenging in terms of the strength, in relationship to the strength. And I can’t really see…my casting is Priest, and so…I can’t really see where I’ve had a challenge with the strength of Charisma, whether I’ve been in -Manipulation or +Alignment. So I guess I’m asking, whichever way you can answer this format whether you can just personally help me understand how that might have been a challenge, or just in general how they could be challenges. In general. [MEntity]: We will ask you then, do you or have you wished that those around you would do as you expect them to do so that it would make it easier for you? [Nick S]: Definitely. [Audience]: Laughter [MEntity]: This is -Manipulation. [Audience]: Laughter [MEntity]: This is one form of it. It can be silent. It can come out in behaviors. It can come out in patterns. It can come out in effects that you do not intend and inspire changes that you may not have anticipated, but changes nonetheless that are coming from that state of -Manipulation, provoking. This can be challenging for those who have the struggle with this particular strength: to recognize how much of an impact their presence has on another person in a way that provokes and manipulates in a way that is not necessarily fulfilling the vision that is being held. There is a gap there often. Do you understand? [Nick S]: Yes. [MEntity]: NEXT [Cyprus]: Okay, next. [Astra]: I have a chief feature of Martyrdom and have struggled with addictions. I was hoping to get more on the Courage ‘cause it feels like that’s sort of the opposite of helplessness, and how…especially how that can be used. I didn’t hear a lot on that, so maybe just an elaboration and maybe how to get out of that. [MEntity]: Out of…? [Astra]: Helplessness into Courage, I guess. [MEntity]: Helplessness and Courage are not mutually exclusive. Courage, as you can see if we phrase it correctly…when you are helpless, you often endure. So you are still pulling up Courage. [MEntity]: But when you move into +Responsibility, then you are responding to what it is that you are feeling helpless in, under, around, and you will use that Courage to make a difference, to act (because Courage, of course, aligns with the Warrior). So you take action when you are feeling helpless. Sometimes that action is explosive, and sometimes it is more directed. But the key there in accessing your Courage is taking action, not just sitting in helplessness, not just enduring. Do you understand? [Astra]: Yes [MEntity]: Did this answer your question? [Astra]: Yes [Cyprus]: Okay I guess we can move on then. No one else is raising their hand, so… [MEntity]: Yes. We cannot see. [Audience]: Laughter [Cyprus]: I know, that’s why I said it. [Comment]: That’s funny. [Cyprus]: Yeah, they’re a hoot. (1:00:40) Living Without Fear [MEntity]: We will then tie in the “Living Without Fear” concept from here by first saying that you cannot do so. [Audience]: Laughter [Cyprus]: Session over! [Audience]: Laughter [MEntity]: There will always be fear in your life, and this, we know, goes against the grain of many teachings. But there will always be fear in your life and it is not an ugly thing. Unwarranted fear is where the problems come in; fear of things that are not threatening you, or out to get you, or harm you, or take from you and so forth are where the trouble begins. [MEntity]: But fear is simply information. It is informing you on where to look / keeping your eye out. It is informing you that you have been hurt in certain areas and you would like to not be hurt again in that way, whether this is in a most basic, survival sense (such as walking off a cliff) to a deeply wounding relationship that you do not want to have repeat in your life. [MEntity]: So fear is helpful. But what it looks like as you move through your life and begin to pay attention to how much fear is based on lies, misinformation, habits, and you begin to only listen to the fear that is informing you (or even when it is informing you when it’s unwarranted that you can then say “thank you for that information and I now know and I will move forward with my choices,”) you being to open up more to the Agape, to the love, to the peace, to the bliss, to the joy and you begin to navigate more in that way. [MEntity]: But one thing that will also go against the grain of most metaphysical philosophies or spiritual philosophies is that it will be nearly impossible for you to have unconditional love for yourself before the last moment of your last lifetime. [MEntity]: This is because the explosion of separation, fragmentation, and everything after that, is a return to that wholeness, is a return to that zero-sum point energy state (we may be using the phrase incorrectly through this channel, but it is a zero-sum point). Everything from that fragmentation, or from the casting in a Grand Cycle, is a shrinking of that range of energy between fear and love, fear and love, until you get to that point where you truly grasp that unconditional love for yourself, for this planet, for the people you have ever known. Then you cycle off. [MEntity]: One of the reasons why it is so difficult for you to love / to aim for it is because, surprisingly, that aim is an aim that your body (and your physicality and your Personality) equates with non-existence, with zeroing out your ledger. We said that coming into these lives takes courage, but it is also a lot of fun. And your Essence, for lack of a better term, loves the journey. [MEntity]: And so that is always in contrast to the Personality, who is constantly seeking to stay alive, to biologically continue its existence. Love is terrifying. So you begin to learn how to love later in your lives as an Old Soul because then you begin to embrace that you exist far beyond these incarnations. You exist, and every version of you has existed, will carry forward with you, and you begin to comprehend this. [MEntity]: That is when you begin to allow yourself to love more, because that zero-sum point is simply a transition to another loop of / another version of a journey in different kinds of bodies (the astral, and causal and so forth). But it takes a while for you to get that / to feel that it is not a threat to your existence / to simply, unconditionally love not just yourself, but everyone, and truly grasp what that means. [MEntity]: This is why we have said that many cannot and will not reach that state, not because we are saying not to aim for it, but simply because it is a long arc and a long journey towards that point. [MEntity]: So you cannot live without fear and you cannot love yourself unconditionally. How is that for a surprise? [Audience]: Laughter [MEntity]: We say that only in the sense that it is not a conclusive state. It is not a state toward which you will be able to aim for and sustain. You will have moments of unconditional love. We do not mean to imply that you will not. You will have moments of fearlessness. You will have stretches of unconditional love. You will have stretches of fearlessness. But you will not get to a conclusive state and stay there until that last moment in your last life. Then all parts of you come with you. [Cyprus]: Thirty-minute mark. [MEntity]: It seems we may have covered both topics after all. [Audience]: Laughter [Cyprus]: Look at all that Idealist-ness. [MEntity]: Do you have questions about what we just said? And does it come as a surprise to you? [Audience]: No / Not at all / Yes and no / etc. (1:09:00) [Cyprus]: It doesn’t look like there are any questions. Oh, Bobby. [Bobby]: I’ve got one. Since you’ve experienced that Agape in the physical body, what is that like? [MEntity]: Death. [Audience]: Laughter [Comment]: What’s that like? [MEntity]: It is much like…we have another entity friend who has described it as “taking off a tight shoe at the end of the day and the relief that comes with that.” It is a great, tremendous relief and profound transformation. It is difficult to describe, because if it were easier to describe you may have been there already and had a very short Cycle. [Audience]: Laughter [MEntity]: But what we will say is that that state of unconditional love / that final point of Agape / that zero-sum point is on “your” terms. It is not something that is a standard. It is a standard in terms of its lack of conditions, but that process to get there, and when “you” know it, is on “your” terms. [MEntity]: When we say “your,” we are speaking in terms of Essence and that final Personality. That final Personality and that final moment for Essence are not only on terms with each other, when that moment is, but every single Personality that has come before that is in on it and “you” are aware of this. We can say that it is quite beautiful. [MEntity]: Then the work of sorting through all of the emotional wreckage of the entity begins on the astral, because then we begin to reunite with our fellow members and sort out everything we had not sorted out before. That is a new level of love and awareness and learning, and it is quite emotional. There are no more secrets then. [MEntity]: Next question. [Maxim]: If a person gets to this unconditional love thing at the end of their life, wouldn’t that include / wouldn’t that embrace all the relationships? So why would it be sorted out with the entity when they sort of reunite? [MEntity]: Because it is within the context of physicality. It is in the context of the Physical Plane. That work of love does not stop with this plane. We do not mean to add any more daunting to your experiences, but this is just the beginning. [Audience]: Laughter [MEntity]: The work of uncovering all of the secrets / lies for every Personality that you were and all the relationships between all of those Personalities begins sorting in the astral as the fragments reunite. And that, as we said, is a new level of horror. [Audience]: Laughter [MEntity]: …and joy. [Cyprus]: Thanks for throwing that in there. [Comment]: That’s awesome. [MEntity]: Next question. [Claire]: Does this happen somewhat each time there’s a death? Like, to some extent? Does this type of reconciliation take place? [MEntity]: When we said that that moment is like death…not all deaths are like that moment. But that moment is like death. Some deaths no – in fact, many deaths no – do not bring that kind of moment to it. But that moment is like a death in that there is an escalation into another layer of awareness and transformation that is quite profound that you must contend with. [Claire]: Even between incarnations there’s this type of…? [MEntity]: Death in itself is that: an escalation into another state of awareness with which you must contend. That final moment of unconditional Agape is like that, but often (we will say) is more beautiful, more wonderful, and relief-oriented, whereas, while death can be still described as an escalation to a state of awareness with which you must contend and a transformation, it is not often met with that relief. It is often met with “oh god, what did I do?” [Audience]: Laughter [MEntity]: And the learning continues within the context of the life you just lived. [Claire]: But is there a reconciliation with the other Personalities at that level or is that only when the entity gets done? [MEntity]: No. Every Soul Age that you transition beyond…when you are at the end of your Infant Soul cycle, there will be that last lifetime in that Infant Soul cycle with which you have done the work of reconciling and embracing as much as you can within that range as an Infant Soul before shifting into Baby Soul. So there is a similarity, yes. The process only escalates in its impact with each Soul Age. Did this answer your question? [Claire]: Yes, yes. Thank you. [Cyprus]: Nick [Nick]: You may have already answered this, but…so the aim when we have physical incarnations is that unconditional moment on that day we cycle off. Beyond physical incarnations, is Agape still the aim? A different layer of it? Or is there a different aim? [MEntity]: Oh there are new layers, but that continues to be the aim, yes. It’s within a new context, and each plane will have its context in which Agape is renewed in its definition and we can delineate that in another exchange with you. It’s very difficult to describe. [MEntity]: For instance, we are working on an intellectual relationship with Tao, and Agape is still a part of that. How do we reconcile cause and effect? How do we understand the dynamics at work across the universes and its relationship to Tao on a scale that goes beyond any single lifetime or even collection of lifetimes for an individual fragment? So the scale simply becomes larger and more encompassing in terms of what that aim of Agape is to include. Do you understand? [Nick]: Yes (1:18:15) [Cyprus]: Bobby [Bobby]: With this Agape that you described as the experience at the last life, the last breath…death basically. How do you differentiate that with that Agape from the positive pole of Acceptance? What’s the difference? [MEntity]: Not much, except that the positive pole of Acceptance is not sustained. It is aimed for. It is the beacon with which towards to aim and have those moments that you build upon, whereas that final “getting it,” that final unconditional relief is sustained and carried forward into a new context. So each time you aim towards the positive pole of Acceptance / every time you aim for +Agape and gain more experience with that, you are collecting that to be a part of that last moment. [Cyprus]: So, I just wanted to be super clear. You did mention earlier that we have those moments. And I’m familiar with those where you’re just in that one second where everything is so super clear and you really do feel that intense love for everything. You feel the stretching out of yourself and all that, but it does only sustain for such a short time. So those are sort of cumulative… [MEntity]: Yes they are. You do not lose those. [Cyprus]: …over all the lifetimes and in that last moment they all just, like, stack in? [MEntity]: That is correct, in so many words. [Cyprus]: Interesting. [MEntity]: Yes, so when you are aiming for Agape, and we are saying that you cannot reach that state in a way that many teachings try to teach you that you can, those moments are not lost. Every moment that you love unconditionally is collected and built upon and carried forward to that moment when you finally “get it” and they all align with one another. That moment is quite profound. [Cyprus]: Well, even when you have that not-sustained moment, it is amazing, beautiful, and wonderful. It’s very impactful even to the rest of your life even though it’s short. So I can’t even imagine, of course, but it must be amazing if it’s sustained. [MEntity]: We assure you, it is. [Cyprus]: Oh, well, thank you very much. [Audience]: Laughter [Kasia]: This may have been answered before. I hate to use the word “purpose,” but is this sort of the reason, direction, purpose for why we are continuously striving for Agape: is to have these moments to then put them all together at the end of our entire journey? [MEntity]: Yes. They are breadcrumbs home. [Audience]: Awwws [Comment]: Oh my god that is too much. [Royce]: This might just be the idealist in me, but I’m really drawn to teachers that…I’ll use Byron Katie as an example who explains her experience as (I’ll use Michael terms) the False Personality sort of dropping here and we should be able to live in that love. And that’s always my sort of idea of living in Agape. And assuming she’s not on the last life, the last breath, how would that experience be explained on your terms. [MEntity]: Some teachers who are still incarnating will describe their efforts to sustain that state and to aim for that state in a way that helps others to aim for that, but it is often exaggerated. It is often not understood within a larger context of its being navigated in a way that is not sustained. It is to help you to figure out how to do that for yourself. But it is a bit of a misnomer if there is a teacher portraying herself or himself as having reached that state as a conclusive state. [MEntity]: If this teacher is sharing it as a state with which you can access, but that the rest of life still happens and that it is not always easy and that there is not a simple shedding that transforms you into a different state entirely for the lifetime…if it is being taught as a guide and not as a place to get to, it is far more helpful than when it is misrepresented as a conclusive state. [Cyprus]: Max? [MEntity]: We rambled that sentence a bit. [Audience]: Laughter [Maxim]: I think you answered my question because there’s no way that you can hold the state while you’re alive. It’s that moment of release when you die. That’s what I get. [MEntity]: Yes. This does not mean that you cannot love. This does not mean that you cannot have periods, or moments, or stretches of time with that unconditional love. It is just that life happens and it will challenge it. As long as you are alive, it will be challenged in the context of physical existence. When you are done with that challenge, that process of challenge, then you are done with your lifetimes. [MEntity]: So it is still worth aiming for, and it does not mean that you have done something wrong if you are bitchy or having a bad day. [Audience]: Laughter [Cyprus]: Wait, wait, wait. I wanted to make sure you were done before she went. Were you done? [MEntity]: Did we address your comment? [Maxim]: Yes [Cyprus]: Ardis [MEntity]: So, the infinite Soul, when it comes through a last lifetime for the thirty days that it exists, is that Infinite Soul expression, part of that expression, true Agape and experienced by those around? [MEntity]: Yes. This is why it can burn up the body. [Ardis]: Right. [MEntity]: Sustaining it for an extended period of time can threaten the body in a literal, biological sense. And that is why the Infinite Soul has a limited window with which it can fully manifest through thirty days maximum. We know of no individuals who can sustain unconditional love and Agape for thirty days. The Infinite Soul can, and your bodies are capable doing that for up to thirty days. You will still need to have your down time from the experience if you were to do that on your own, but we know of no one who has sustained it for that extended period of time. There is usually a fluctuation. But yes, that is why it is a short visit and a profound effect. [Cyprus]: Amy [Amy]: So when you’re talking about that last breath, moment, whatever of Agape, you’re describing it as beautiful, wonderful, awesome, but I really just want to know, is it fun? Because you can see something that is beautiful, wonderful, and awesome in a view, but that’s not really fun. [MEntity]: We were using limited terms, but all of the terms that you might use to describe whatever it is that brings you your experience and within your vocabulary can be used. And yes, it is quite fun. (1:28:00) [Cyprus]: Anyone else? Yes, Eric. [Eric]: I’m curious. It’s mentioned a lot how the extended experience of Agape or that state can, it’s been said, “burn out” the body or be a biological threat to the body. I’m curious if there’s a way that you can explain how so. How that would physically affect the body / be a physical threat or “burn out” the body. [MEntity]: In the same way that we cannot sustain a connection through Troy and simply get up and go have dinner with you: because that is not the animating force that is keeping Troy alive. We are not keeping this body alive. So by our blending with this energy that is known as Troy, and the body, we are charging it, so to speak, with another source / dimension of energy that is not able to be sustained. When you escalate this to the level of the Infinite Soul manifesting it is simply multiplied to a profound degree. [MEntity]: One of the ways that you might be able to understand this is: imagine the affects on the body of depression for an extended period of time. Imagine the effects on the body from manic disorder. These are quite personal to the individual and generated by the individual and even the body, and they will still harm the body. So amping that up from an external source – such as the Causal Plane, or the Buddhaic Plane, or the Messianic Plane – it is quite difficult for the body to sustain that. [MEntity]: In other words, if it is difficult for you to survive through depression without damaging the body, it may help you to understand why it is difficult for the body to survive an amplification of energy that comes from such a vast source such as that in such a condensed moment. [MEntity]: We know that this does not describe the physics of this, but it is close to how we can describe it. You are microwaving the body as you are accessing those other planes. And we say that figuratively of course. [Eric]: Has that actually happened before: a body got burned out from such an experience? [MEntity]: Yes, even our channels suffer. Our channels sometimes get cancer, brain aneurisms. There are work dangers involved with working with us. [Cyprus]: Speaking of, five minute mark. [Comment]: We’d like to keep Troy’s brain. [Audience]: Laughter [Cyprus]: I was getting a little panicky just now. [MEntity]: Many of our channels have physical health problems not because of anything they are doing. It is simply a hazard of the…it is a Physical Plane hazard of the job or the work of accessing such a connection to the Causal Plane. This is why we encourage management of the time and access in a way that will work best for that channel. [Cyprus]: Last question. [Kasia]: Just to continue on that, is management of time the only way to manage that physical or is nutrition another way to manage it? [MEntity]: Yes. [Kasia]: What are some other ways to manage it? [MEntity]: Yes, taking care of the body, of course, in a way that would be beneficial with or without our participation is a good start. But there are also different degrees to which we can come through and still get a message through. [MEntity]: Physical work with us in this capacity is more difficult on the body than what Troy does on a regular basis where there is less of us blending with the entire body, but that we are still communicating information through so that you can convey it in written form. So it is not necessarily always about time management but energy management. And yes diet is a great factor involved. [MEntity]: So with that, we will conclude here with you today. Good day to each of you and goodbye. [Audience]: Thank you’s and goodbyes. (1:34:00)
  6. KurtisM

    Artisan Casting

    [Excerpt from a session for Geraldine, late 2011. This excerpt references OMW: Validating your Profile.] [GeraldineB] During the Validating Overleaves OMW session, we received information for several of the Casting Axes and how Casting influences the various overleaves -- We've received Server, Sage, Scholar, and Warrior (two of those as follow ups). I'd like to get similar information for Artisan Casting at this time. MEntity: For the Artisan Casting, regardless of Overleaves, there can be a tendency to approach the Goal through processes that require one's capacity to say NO, to Discriminate. The Artisan is often challenged by this process of saying and meaning YES, and actually saying NO when necessary. The Mode, or relationships, are often affected by Caution, in that these are formed quite Deliberately and carefully, or they can sometimes suffer from paralysis as Phobia comes into play. The Attitude, or one's philosophy when Artisan-cast, can be distancing and divisive as there is always a Skeptical eye affecting that fragment, regardless of Attitude, and can show up as either questioning just enough to learn, or so much so that no answers are ever accepted, leading only into Suspicion.
  7. April 18, 2002 Troy Tolley, Channel Inputs Part One Note from Janet: Although the transcript heading indicates this session is 'Part One', no additional session was found. [Note: I'm not too happy with how superficially we touched on Inputs in the chat, but we can only get so involved in such a short period of time. I hope we can continue this topic again. tt] [M_Entity] Welcome. We are here. We understand the requested Topic to be that of “Inputs.” Very little has been said in terms of Inputs because the topic is a bit more nonlinear in appearance than most of the aspects of our Teaching. It “makes no sense” to some of our channels and students; therefore the topic is dismissed or vaguely understood. In nearly all aspects of our Teaching there is an order and consistency that can be counted on, but some aspects of the universe, while still sustaining an awesome order, may not “fit in” with the patterns of every other thing you have come to understand. We assure you though; there is still an awesome order and compassionate intelligence behind even the most bewildering parts of the universe, known and unknown. First, we will define “INPUT” as a channel or frequency through which an Essence becomes aware, processes, and comprehends. 3 of the Roles in Essence have ONE INPUT; these are the Scholar, Warrior, and King Essences. 2 of the Roles in Essence have TWO INPUTS; these are the Priest and Server. 1 of the Roles in Essence has THREE INPUTS; this is the Sage. 1 of the Roles in Essence has FIVE INPUTS; this is the Artisan. The strange distribution of Inputs has to do with the Roles themselves acting as “sensory units,” so to speak, for Tao. Because the Physical Plane is of the most unique and densest of all Planes, three Roles in Essence are distributed with ONE INPUT so as to gain awareness, Process, and Comprehend FROM BEGINNING TO END in a linear fashion inherent to the Physical Plane. By default, Warriors and Kings are ACTION AXIS Roles and therefore inherently have ONE INPUT, as that is “natural” to Action. Being the most comfortable and compatible with the Physical Plane, Tao (or “the universe”) is able to gain profound experiences through the linear process of gaining awareness and comprehension. The Scholars (who are the memory cells of Tao in many ways) have ONE INPUT so as to maintain a direct link to the Akashic Records/Plane. Because Scholars are specifically designed as ambient, experiential “sponges”, this ONE INPUT allows them to act as excellent, direct, recording devices and conduits between the Physical Plane and the Akashic Plane. Although all fragments update their own records (usually having to be done between lives or through conscious awareness), Scholars do so for themselves, their Entity, and/or Cadre. Because Scholars, Warriors, and Kings are by nature inclined to focus on very specific themes for study, conquest, or mastery (respectively), having One Input allows them to excel in the Task at Hand (by standards of Essence.) With this understanding, it would not be amiss to say that ALL FRAGMENTS have at least One Input focused on NOW, or in other words, capable of being focused on the present, the task at hand, the moment, etc. The Inspiration Roles of Priest and Server have an additional Input as a means to maintain a connection to what INSPIRES them. In general, the Two Inputs for the Priest will have one focused on the Task At Hand, while the other maintains the Vision, or Higher Ideal. For the Server, one Input is focused on the Task At Hand, while the other is focused on the Common Good, or WHAT IS NEEDED. Inspirational Roles were the Tao’s idea of providing the universe with a means to provide for ALL FRAGMENTS an access to something “beyond the moment.” It could be said that the Priest then provides access to “what is beyond the Self”, while the Server provides access to “what is within the Self.” In general, the Expression Roles are the means for the Tao to continue reinventing or transforming itself throughout the Planes. As Kings and Warriors we can attest to the importance of the “pesky Sage” and the “kooky Artisans” as the single- or double-input Roles can tend to take to life a bit more “seriously”. Artisans and Sages can certainly be serious, which tends to be interpreted as “dramatic”, but they do bring a much-needed levity to the density of the Physical Plane. The Sage, in addition to the one Input focused on the Task At Hand, will have a second Input to sustain connection to whatever that fragment deems is “the Truth,” while a third Input is focused on the expression of that Truth. This can be translated rather simply as a Sage having an Input for gauging his Audience (task at hand), his Truth, and how to express that to the Audience. The Artisan, having the most Inputs, is the Tao’s means to constantly keep the universe “fresh,” revitalized, and “alive.” They are the guarantee in the Universe that ideas of the Tao can continue to come into existence. All Roles are expressions of Tao, of course, but Artisans are more a direct conduit for Tao than can sometimes be comprehended by the mundane levels of life. The Single-Input Roles are focused on directly experiencing the Planes, the Dual-Input Roles are focused on expanding beyond them, the Triple-Input Role is focused on keeping the truth entertaining, and the Quintet-Input Role is focused on creating new contexts for it all. The Artisan then has one Input on the Task At Hand, another on generating creativity, another on maintaining or generating the manifestation of a previous creation, another on maintaining or generating the medium of that manifestation, and a final Input that is literally tuned to All That Has Come To Be. Artisans are CHANGE manifested; therefore they are tuned to those five dimensions of Creativity. This is simply a basic introduction to the Inputs and why they are distributed in this manner among the Roles, but there is a great deal more information available about these aspects of Essence. We will take your questions now. [val2] If a sage has three inputs what happens when they have an Artisan for essence twins and task companions; are they adding to their inputs? [M_Entity] Though “bleedthrough” can tend to lend seemingly extra dimensional awareness to the default Inputs of a Role, they are NOT “added” to the Inputs. Because of the intimate nature between Essence Twins and between Task Companions, there is a level of communication and assessment that does allow a potential, alternative angle of Input, but this is no different from asking for a friend’s opinion, so to speak. The use of the “opinion” may or may not influence the ability for you to use of your own Inputs appropriately, but they do not literally get added in. [Suzanne] Michael, how does frequency tie into the one input for warrior? I have a rather high 65 for a warrior, being sage cast, and can multitask well. [M_Entity] In the younger soul ages the Inputs can tend to manifest in ways affected by the general design of the soul, but as the soul gains experience, so does it gain the ability to utilize the Input more appropriately. As the Essence evolves, so does its ability to seek out the experiences through which balance can be attained and maintained. This eventual balance applies to all extremes of design, from the highly-Focused or highly-Creative Energy Ratio to high or low Frequencies. To respond directly to your example, a simple interpretation of a Higher Frequency matched with One Input could be that the movement toward Awareness, through a Process, and to Comprehension (the triad of each Input), is “faster” than a Lower Frequency with One Input. “Multitasking” is not an indicator of the number of Inputs; it is a sign of adaptability within your current culture. A One-Input Role and a Five-Input Role can equally “multitask”, but the method and internal experience for each may be quite different. [ClaireN] Could you please explain how the last 4 Artisan inputs are experienced in a life? [M_Entity] This will be highly simplistic, but we think we may be able to describe a familiar scenario: For an Artisan, other than the Moment, or Task At Hand, there will always seem to be a need for something NEW, a search inside or out for the Muse or Inspiration. This could be said to be Channel 2. This could manifest as simply as an idea or as profoundly as a deep, spiritual inspirational move to creativity. In general then Channel 2 would be the channel that Searches, Desires, Knows, and NEEDS to create change. Channel 3 then will be focused on trying to “finish” that which has being created previously, ranging from a new job, new move, to a new art project. Channel 3 monitors your “children,” so to speak. Channel 4 then is focused on the HOW of a project or path of change. This can range from choosing your colors and clay for an art project, to designing or finding the path that is capable of actually being the conduit or medium for the creation or change. Channel 4 can be said to be your “mapping system.” Channel 5 is the broadest Channel, or Input, as it is simultaneously aware of all that has come to pass and all the probabilities of the future, and the entire dance that is possible among them. This can show up in an Artisan’s life as the part of them that is painfully aware of the past and its supposed mistakes, while desperately aware of an idealized utopia of a distant future of their making. However it shows up, it can be said to be the Channel that is constantly COMPARING. As we said, this is highly simplistic, but a bit more for you to consider as we share this information over time. [Kathryn41] How does casting influence input? Does a multi-input casting position add dimensionality to a single input role, and a single input casting position adds focus for a multi-input role? [M_Entity] Your Role in Essence is how Tao experiences the Lower Planes “through you,” while the Casting (being more permanent and pervasive) could be said to be how Tao experiences “through you” while transiting the Higher Planes. While Physical, your Casting (in terms of Input) is the most directly available “alternative” means of Input, but it is ONLY THAT, an alternative. Casting is a POSITION relative to a group, while your Role in Essence IS YOU. Casting as an alternative Input is accessed in that way VERY RARELY and usually when access to multidimensional awareness is sought. Some Channels, Healers, and legitimate Psychics tend to access Casting Input influences, if necessary. For most, it is your Role in Essence that defines your Inputs. [JNelson] It would seem every Fragment is capable of experiencing the world like the way an Artisan does through each Input. How does it manifest uniquely in an Artisan compared to everyone else? [M_Entity] We remind you that what we describe is the ESSENCE'S experience, not necessarily the Personality's. This is where some confusion comes in. The Personality of every single Fragment, regardless of its Essence, has the ability to design Overleaves that are more or less focused, inspirational, creative, or entertaining. Examining your Overleaves in relation to the Axis can reveal the way your Personality filters the world FOR Essence. This expands on the possibilities of all Fragments then. That is why a Warrior can be absolutely creative, and an Artisan can “kick ass.” This is not to say the design of Overleaves has an effect on how Essence INPUTS, but rather, it does help explain why varying Fragments feel they EXPERIENCE or BEHAVE in ways different than our Input descriptions define. The way the Five Inputs manifest MOST uniquely could be in the final examination of how an Artisan processes a life. Artisans do not process experiences directly or with focus, but rather have varying levels of commitment to varying themes in their lives. A Warrior may find a theme and find himself compelled to stick through it until everything that can possibly be “milked” from it is. An Artisan, on the other hand, may find she has many patterns in her life, all repeating and being highlighted and revisited in varying stages of her life. The most defining aspect of the Artisan, in terms of inputs, could be said to be in their deeply restless search for “something.” Although this trait can be attributed to any fragment, we are speaking in far more profound ways than a simple distraction for a Personality. The Artisan has a “knowing” that there is so much more than what is seen and yet is it is not touchable until she creates it. This “knowing” vs “creating” can either fuse the Personality and Essence into a powerful force of creativity, or the Personality begins to splinter and reject the Essence. Delusion and retreat then become more and more the emphasis of Channel Four [Anne751] The queues are finished for the night. [M_Entity] Then we are finished. Good Night. *** Note from Janet, 9/8/17: I found the following additional info that apparently was appended to the original transcript via comments. CHANNELED RESPONSES FROM MICHAEL [following chat] Question: Quote from Michael: "First, we will define "INPUT" as a channel or frequency through which an Essence becomes aware, processes, and comprehends." This is one of the largest problems I have understanding Inputs. How are they different from Centers? I'm used to thinking of Centers and their Parts are the "input" and "output" of a person. Here, Inputs seem to take the place of Centers. MICHAEL: CENTERS are a specific dimension of experience and/or expression, and while they are contexts with which the process of life occurs, they are not the actual processing, itself. As Centers do have an "input" and an "output" (which could be alternatively described as "Experience"/"Expression" of the Center), they are contexts shared by shared by most living beings and they are not unique to Sentience. ALL living things have an Instinctive Center, for instance, while Bees and other community Insects or schools of Fish are primarily, purely Moving Centered; Higher Mammals, especially those who live interactively with Humans are primarily, purely Emotionally Centered (even the Feline), while Higher Primates, such as Chimpanzees begin to become capable of being Intellectually Centered. However, without an individualized Consciousness that is Sentient, there will be no Inputs to differentiate how each Being would create and process a life. Centers are functions and tools of the Bodies of the Physical Plane. "Outside" of the Physical Plane, they are seen more accurately as the varying contexts of interaction with Tao. Inputs, however, are part of the unique design of Sentience and the varying Essence Roles. The number of Inputs you have simply describes how you would use ANY of the tools available to you, whether this be your Attitude or your Centering. It would lend you greater understanding if you were to differentiate between the fact of Essence's manner of processing vs the tools available as a means to support that processing. Inputs, whether having One, Two, Three, or Five, is simply the number of themes ESSENCE is capable of: Stage 1. Gaining Awareness within Stage 2. Processes that Awareness Stage 3. Comprehends what has been Processed Applying that Triad to each Input, and that Input's main focus, can help you understand how your Essence processes the life. In general, Kings, Warriors, and Scholars, can "only" process one theme at a time, whether the Personality is submerged in several experiential themes or not. If needed, the focus of the Input can change for some lengths of time, but these Roles will not find the comfort and adaptability to be submerged in several themes at once. We are not speaking of their being capable of watching TV while sewing. We are speaking of actual life themes as they apply to Essence's digestion of them. Scholars, Warriors, and Kings move steadily and enduringly through their experiences until comprehension is attained. We say "comprehension" as it applies to ESSENCE, not necessarily Personality. Until the Older Soul Ages, Personality is not so concerned with comprehension simultaneously to Essence's comprehension. Question: I'm curious about the Michael Math behind the number of Inputs given to specific Roles. I suspect there is more to be told. MICHAEL: Though meaning could be found in the numerical values and distribution, it would an arbitrary assignment of meaning and symbolism. Inputs are similar to the function of varying digestive systems; some have one stomach, some have four, etc. The meaning behind the number of Inputs has more to do with the particular "species" of Essence and its inclination toward certain experiential "diets" than anything else. Question: This is a generic Michael question beyond just Inputs, but I'm wondering how Scholars keep "records" differently from other Roles. MICHAEL: Scholars not only manage their own Records, but as each Essence updates its own records within the Entity and Cadre, the Scholars update the Akashic Records. In other words, each Essence has its own "personal library", but the Scholar extends on that to make that information "universal". Keeping that information as up-to-date, so to speak, as possible allows many versions of consciousness and sentience to draw from it. This is the stuff of new universes. Scholars have One Input as having One Input increases the durability to indulge in specific experiences, rather than touching briefly on a theme, and then moving to new ones, then returning later with new awareness. Scholars complete their themes so as to have a "purer" experience. Question: Quoting Michael: "Channel 4, then is focused on the HOW of a project or path of change. This can range from choosing your colors and clay for an art project, to designing or finding the path that is capable of being the conduit or medium for the creation or change." Again, can't everyone focus on choosing colors and clay for an art project? Does this mean that the Artisan Essence is constantly focused on such selections? MICHAEL: A Warrior may choose its material for a creative project, but that will be within the confines of its One Input, or one theme. In other words, that creative project ALTOGETHER will have a Stage 2, which may BE the choosing of materials. For an Artisan, though, the choosing of a medium will have its OWN Stage 2.
  8. KurtisM

    Artisan Casting

    [Excerpt from a private session for Hani posted on May 25, 2016] Hani: How does my artisan casting show up in my life? MEntity: The Artisan Casting shows up in many ways that we can explore over time, but we will start with its means of navigation that is drawn toward the beautiful. By "beautiful" we mean anything with which you resonate, but in particular the unexpected beauty. It is almost euphoric to your Essence to find unexpected beauty, unexpected laughs, unexpected compassion and kindness. This is a basic form of navigation for your Essence as you move through a life. The Personality may not always be aware of this, but it becomes keenly aware of it when the unexpected element comes into focus. The Artisan Casting also "loves" the challenge of bringing order/beauty to chaos or confusion. It is the part of you drawn to disorder and confusion for the experience of bringing order, beauty, and clarity. This is not always "fun" for the Personality, but there is also a kind of trust in this process. There is a part of you who knows you can find the beauty, create the beauty. This is the part of you who listens to your desires, to your impulses, and your "gut" as you navigate, trusting that you can use your experiences to create and build upon. ### Note: You may comment on this material within the original post. See Artisan Casting.
  9. KurtisM

    Sage casting after entity cycles off

    [Excerpt from Ask Michael: July 2014] [Bobby] Since it's my understanding that after an Entity cycles off that Casting plays a larger part than the Role does, would you briefly describe generally what those of you that are Sage-cast "do"? MEntity: It is more nuanced than only Casting, with your Casting within the Entity being a contributing factor. In the same way that all Sages will not manifest the same way while incarnating, neither will all Sage-Cast in the Entity. But there will be a common theme of Cardinal Expression. So, regardless of the nuances, those who are Sage-Cast will be those who spread information, communicate, bring levity, offer simple and profound insight. One of the nuances to consider is that the Role then tends to become the function that Casting had while incarnating. So a Sage-Cast Warrior while incarnating might be understood as a Warrior-Cast Sage when cycled off in the Entity. The other nuance would be the Cadence Group and Greater Cadence, of course, as well as Position. But, in general, the Sage-Cast will help tell the stories of the Entity.
  10. KurtisM

    Warrior Casting

    [Excerpt from a POF on September 7, 2011] Maureen: I would like an explication on how my casting (Warrior) affects the other Overleaves – like you gave Martha in the last POF Session. MEntity: Those who are Warrior-Cast may find themselves functioning from the Axis of the Warrior, which is Ordinal Action, in their routines, and daily means of functioning. This can show up, regardless of the technical Overleaves, not because it overrides them, but because Casting is often a more obvious presence, or energy. At the most immediate level, there may be a constant activity running through the person with Warrior Casting. Constant. An ever-present flow of energy that compels one TO DO, even when there is "nothing to do." This can be a problem, if the fragment does not have a regular physical activity that is entirely for the point of "burning energy," or for sexual exhaustion. This constant access to energy can show up in the daily interaction with the world in terms of the Poles of Warrior, so that one presents himself or herself as Persuasive or Coercive. When it is an energy of Persuasion, the interactions and experiences of the day may show up as challenges that simply need to be addressed, presented in ways that are encouraging to others for participation and solution, and generally feeling a sense that one has made a difference through his or her efforts. When it is an energy of Coercion, the interactions and experiences of the day tend toward frustrations, reactions, a conclusion that others are stupid or just not catching on, and maybe even a sense that you must resort to manipulation and strategy, rather than Persuasion. This range comes from the resonance to Submission as the Goal, because Submission is a complete submersion into a direction that has been decided is worth going. This shows up as Devotion on the Positive end, and Subservience on the Negative. When one has Warrior Casting (or is a Warrior), there is almost always a strong drive to translate Effort into Meaning. Devotion is when one discovers or creates the direction that is felt to be of value, while Subservience is when one has either resigned from discovering or creating it, or someone else has decided it for the person. Because the Warrior "must do," it does. And it will take a Subservient position that at least means something important to someone else, even if not to them. ### Note: This material was originally posted as a comment in response to an OMW session, and you may comment on the material within that original post. See OMW: Validating your Profile.
  11. KurtisM

    Priest Casting

    [Excerpt from: Ask Michael: March 2017] TyroneT: ... Can I get a description of Priest casting in the same format as you've given so far for Server, Artisan, Warrior and King Casting? MEntity: Priest Casting might show up in its default form as a kind of eagerness, willingness, and interest in the bettering of a person or situation. This Casting tends to find a way to be "in the middle" of people and events, drawn to "drama," to the point of being accused of "meddling." This Casting presumes that others naturally wish to evolve, to be better, and they are willing to help. This can get messy and is quite tricky. Because of this, Priest Casting can sometimes learn a kind of emotional sleight of hand and this can either give the reputation of being healers and helpers, or a manipulative nuisance.
  12. KurtisM

    King Casting

    [Excerpt from Ask Michael: March 2017] Kurtis: Hi Michael. I'd like to ask about elaboration on the King Casting ... MEntity: King Casting might show up in its default form as a kind of quiet power, quiet confidence that is drawn upon as necessary, much like being "under cover" as an observer and then revealing surprising authority and leadership "out of nowhere." King Casting trusts in and respects the inner authority of those around him or her, but will happily help make up for any lack of this on a regular basis.
  13. Janet

    Artisan Casting

    [Excerpt from Ask Michael: April 2014] [Janet] Will you please provide information on Artisan Casting ...? MEntity: Artisan Casting might often show up as a default keen awareness of integrity and self-awareness among those with whom this fragment shares experiences and relationships. This Casting would tend to gravitate toward those who are consistent in "who they are" and are quite clear in their motives. From what we have seen, it can often drive an Artisan-Cast fragment to infuriated tears when others are not cohesive in their sense of motivations or ideals. This means this Casting will tend to gravitate toward those who are quite comfortably-defined, but flexible, in where, how, and who one is as individual, but when this comes to be few and far between, the Artisan-Cast can start to simply make up backstories for all of the participants in the life as a means to bring that sense of consistency. What happens, then, can be a falling into paranoia, gossip, and over-analysis, particularly when that Artisan-Cast cannot seem to get his or her bearings on the motives or ideals of a person or project. Depending on the path of the Artisan-Cast, he or she may then gravitate toward challenging people and experiences that provoke discord, and then this Casting will figure out how to bring harmony.
  14. KurtisM

    Warrior Casting

    [Excerpt from Ask Michael: April 2014] [Kurtis] Hi Michael, I just love this description of the Server Casting that I found you wrote: Server Casting might show up as a default, keen awareness of the needs, feelings, and behavior of those around you, sometimes to the extent of distraction. It might show up as a sensitivity and kindness that wishes only the best for others, while being rather frustrated, or even infuriated, with those who are inconsiderate and disrespectful of boundaries. It might show up as being in a position among friends and family that is more often than not turned to for insight, help, nurturing, availability, and understanding. This was your answer to one of Al's questions a while back, and many have said these hold true who are Server Castings, so I was wondering if you could write the same format above, but for the Warrior Cast. [MEntity] Warrior Casting might often show up as a default keen awareness of sincerity and authenticity in various experiences or people in the life. This Casting would tend to gravitate toward those who generate meaningful challenges to the Personality so that there is no sense of complacency or apathy. This attraction to those who might bring this honesty, authenticity, and challenge can mean that many fall short of the expectations of this fragment, and there may easily come a system of navigation that comes to be based on presumptions and prejudices. This, then, becomes a wall through which those who seek intimacy will have to "prove" themselves to the Warrior-Cast, even if that Warrior-Cast does not realize this is in place. This can bring about a rather dismissive stance from the Warrior-Cast that would, eventually, have to be addressed by that Warrior-Cast if the desire for authenticity and honesty outweighs the actual experience of it.
  15. KurtisM

    Scholar Casting

    [Excerpt from Ask Michael: June 2014] [Kurtis] ... could you provide info on the Scholar-cast ...? MEntity: Scholar-Casting often shows up as heightened sensitivity, often felt in deep, emotional ways that "make no sense." This is often interpreted by the Scholar-cast as such a vulnerability that they often are the most secretive and "personal" with their exploration of the life. This Casting often gravitates toward anyone who can help them to "come out of themselves" in a way that is uninhibited and less self-conscious. This Casting often generates in the lifetime a love/hate, push/pull relationship with intimacy, at once desiring it greatly, but also convincing themselves that it is an unnecessary distraction. The Scholar-cast often struggles with his or her attention being fixated or fulfilled. In other words, when fixated, it is a means of escape, while when fulfilled, it is a product of exploration. These fragments can be of the most "kinky" of all. The Scholar-cast, more than even the Sage, or Sage-cast, can require feedback for insight into themselves, into the life, and the patterns of that life; they must "bounce" ideas off of others, see and hear these ideas played out in some way, so as to better navigate the library of thought that they carry. This can sometimes turn into a kind of paralysis if that sharing is not fulfilled in some way, locking them down with a sense of defeat for not having anyone to share those ideas and ideals with.
  16. KurtisM

    Being a Sage-cast Sage

    [Excerpted from a private session originally posted by Our Geraldine on November 11, 2007] Geraldine: My major question to start would be that as a Sage casted Sage, I seem fairly atypical -- so my focus would be getting that explained Michael Entity: We would say that it is true that you are a Sage-Cast Sage, but more typical than you might think, given the range of expression prevalent among those who are also Sage-Cast. Given the various aspects of your Overleaves, there is a tempering of the expression in the way that others may not have as a design, however, it is the manifestation of your Soul Age that makes the greatest difference. Sage-Cast fragments who are younger in Soul Age or less-comfortable with the space between their inner world and outer world will tend to be more chaotic and "typical" of what is known as "Sage behavior." In addition to your manifesting more of your Essence through your body, which brings a refinement to the Sage-Casting in itself, you are also at the 4th Level of your Soul Age, which is a level that works to resolve the differences between the inner and outer. You have found many ways to manage these differences, and one of those ways is through the refinement of your expression, along with a true appreciation of stillness and observation. Sage-Cast fragments tend to have wild and untempered expressions in their daily lives, and a Sage-Cast Sage can be a "nightmare" when in the negative poles of the personality or disconnected from Essence, but the most refined of Sage-Cast fragments are those who are Sage in Essence. ... We will return for one brief comment about your being a Sage-Cast Sage, in that while you have a refinement of expression and a nice resolution between the inner and outer of your worlds, we would remind you that you have had your moments of "going off Dixie Carter-style" and speaking your eloquent (or not-so-eloquent) piece of mind when you feel the necessity or the triggering. Geraldine: Oh yes! I validate being Sage based on a lot of previous history. I just felt I'd matured and worked to get past a lot of the more flamboyant aspects. MEntity: "Flamboyant" and "mature" are not mutually exclusive, but your maturing has brought about a wholeness that requires less "presentation" and appreciates more "presence." Because you know how you used flamboyancy and presentation, you are far more sensitive to its dishonesty of expression and while you appreciate the spectrum of expression, a true Sage values truth through expression over mere expression any day. ### end of excerpt Note: You can discuss this material in the original post. See My E&P Channeling.
  17. So, I'm a Warrior-cast Scholar. I've always had the impression that those with strong Warrior elements in their personality were supposed to be attracted to confrontation and challenge, and when it's me against circumstances or the environment around me, I think that's true to an extent. But when it comes to confrontations with other people, debates and such, I'm not much of a fan. In fact, I hate that sort of confrontation. Even if it's a totally respectful difference of opinion and everything stays civil, having to "attack" the beliefs another person holds (and having mine attacked in return, of course) is a profoundly uncomfortable position for me. The more heated the discussion becomes, the more I hate it. I'll still defend my opinions to the best of my ability, but I don't at all enjoy it like I imagine other Warriors or Warrior-cast might. It just strikes me as odd. Which Roles do you guys feel are the most confrontation-averse?
  18. I was reading one of a Michael Session were they mentioned that Sages, usually have a more organized way of speaking. I have Sage casting and I find that my writing tends to be very formal and organized it's tone. One of friend's also tells me that I speak on an organized manner. Do any of you Scholar's with Sage casting, find this to be true?
  19. Janet

    Essence Twins

    This material was pulled from a private transcript originally posted on 3/28/11. In response to a question about a person for whom Michael provided no Essence Twin information when describing the profile: <MENTITY> Yes, this fragment is not mathematically paired with another fragment who would technically be an "Essence Twin," though her Essence is still mathematically connected to many who can act as surrogates, and fulfill any level of intimacy and lesson sharing. In other words, every fragment has fragments with whom there is a mathematical resonance, which brings with it an intimacy and long-term arc of explorations, but what makes one an Essence Twin and another not an Essence Twin is the Casting Positions. There is no other fragment in the other Entities that match her mathematical position who share the same Casting Position. Essence Twins ALWAYS have the same Casting Positions. In other words, in the 569th Position of the other 6 Entities, the Casting of the other fragments are not Artisan/2nd. Or there may be a fragment sharing that Casting and that numerical position, but it is already paired with another.
  20. Janet

    More about Wild Cards

    This material was originally obtained in a POF and published on May 20, 2012. Today I followed up on info from my last POF, when I discovered that I am the last cast on the first side of my entity, and the second of only two Artisans in my cadence. All other positions in my cadence are filled by Wild Card Priests from the next cadence. While much of this info applies to those Wild Cards, it is of interest to me since I have reason to suspect that one of my daughters is a 6th-cast Artisan wild card.
 MEntity:
 Hello to each of you. We are here, now. We can respond to your questions as you pose them. Janet: In my last POF session, you told me that my essence was last cast on the first side of my entity, with only two Artisans in my cadence. The following positions in the cadence are managed by wild card Priests from the next cadence. Can you tell me more about the dynamics of this arrangement? Does my cadence have a task or theme that involves only the two Artisans, and/or do we combine forces with the next cadence of Priests toward a specific task or theme? Is there any “job” assigned to one or both cadences that is associated with overlapping two “sides” of the entity? Naturally I’m curious about the impact on my essence but I am also seeking general info about how things “work” as far as the structure of the entity and the connection between the two “sides”. I realize the answer may be lengthy, so you need not answer any of these questions specifically but provide whatever info you deem useful toward explaining the dynamics in the time allotted. MEntity: First, we will say that our response here will be limited to the current understanding of the structure of the entity, but may either find itself expanded upon or replaced altogether as the "new" models unfold. Understanding this, we can say that the "wild cards" exist precisely for the point of completing a Cadence. There are no incomplete Cadences, even if there are "empty" Positions, because these "empty" Positions are fulfilled by the following fragments. Their fulfillment of two Positions renders them as "Wild Cards." This is because they are bi-directional in their pursuit of experiences, and you "never know" which direction that fragment may take at any given time. They can sometimes be understood as "flickering" in and out of directions, confusing even those whom have known them a long time. This "bi-directional" pursuit is, in part, because of the Casting fluctuation that is in place. A first-cast Cadence (Server-Cast) can find itself navigating with that inherent Casting, but also the fulfilled Casting. A first-Cast fragment may be fulfilling the Casting Position of any Position between Two and Seven. No fragment will ever have to fulfill a First-Cast Position, and the Seventh-Cast will never have to be a Wild Card. You will never find a King-Cast Wild Card, then. The math behind the shifting of Fragments clarifies why, but it is also that there is no complementary Position for any King Position. We have explained that the fragments merely shift forward sequentially in the Positions, and that can be the case, but if there is a complementary Position available to a Wild Card, it will tend to lock onto that. For instance, if the 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th Positions are vacant, then the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Positions following will tend to fulfill those vacant Positions of that "incomplete" Cadence, but it will not always be that the 1st Cast fulfills the 4th; it may gravitate toward the 6th. The complementary being the completion of 7. The 2nd might gravitate toward the 5th. The 3rd to the 4th. The 4th may then be left to fulfill the 7th, which is often the case so that its inherent neutrality allows for the Sevenness, but if a 3rd Position had been available, it may have vied for that. Janet: And if there were a 6th-cast wild card? Would it have a preference since the complementary 1st position is not available? MEntity: That would be correct. If those Positions of complementary mathematics are available, they will be preferred, while the secondary preference would be the Position that shares the same Axis. Janet: But are you saying they are not locked into those positions permanently but may change? MEntity: As these are "wild cards," these Positions and preferences are always "up for grabs." For an incarnation, for a single Personality, the bi-Casting tends to be sustained, and this can change between lives. Because Casting is a matter of impact in how the Essence functions while incarnated, then it is either one or the other at work in the lifetime at any given time, and not a kind of blended effect. The shift in use of one over the other can be quite distinct in the Wild Card. In terms of how this functions within the Entity, there is far more fluidity up through the Astral, but by the Causal, the Position that has been the most fulfilling/fulfilled will tend to be settled upon. The impact of being a Wild Card is far-reaching in that this fragment may now also be a "surrogate" Essence Twin for another fragment, and be a part of different group of Traveling Companions. This is why there may tend to be a Position that is preferred, so as to help nurture those mathematical relationships into some stability. So if a fragment is 50th-Cast and is fulfilling a 6th Position that would have been the 48th-Cast, it would now be a part of that additional Cadence (traveling companions) that span the Cadre as every 48th and 50th Positions are linked. Or rather, to be clear, all 48th Positions are linked, and all 50th Positions are linked. This is further complicated (only in terms of the current model) in that there is also a sequential count that binds fragments, i.e. there is no 48th and 49th POSITION, but there would be a 48th and 49th Raw Number (sequential count). Raw Number and Position are often not the same thing, particularly in an Entity with Wild Cards. How this works with you, then, is that your incarnations may have a hard time wrangling in these Wild Cards for Tasks, and even when you did, it may be difficult to sustain a shared direction for any length of time because they may be, literally, of two minds, and this can be difficult to adapt to at times. This is not to say that the Wild Cards cannot focus on the Task, because that would be entirely inaccurate, but more that even as they focus, they can seem to be of a completely different mindset that is somehow upheld even as the work is being done, and this is not always easy to navigate. For those with Cadences "full" of Wild Cards, trying to gather in any lifetime might be like herding cats, if you will. Janet: I'm used to herding cats! MEntity: This is probably a part of why. The fragments who are in their "own" inherent Position of Casting can often find a pattern of having to "hold down the fort," be the more solid and practical and stable, even when dealing with fragments outside of their Cadence. And regardless of Role. For those fragments, there is usually profound relief and exhilaration when they feel they can break free from that, even for just a bit, and "let their hair down," "be themselves," instead of "the adult" or the observer or the "sane one," etc, all the time. It is tremendously important for non-Wild Card fragments in a Cadence of Wild Cards to have their "crazy time." We will continue this exploration in further exchanges with you, Janet.
  21. OMW - May 18, 2013 - Manifesting Power Channel: Troy Tolley [MEntity] We are here, now. [Diane_HB] We love you Michael! [Bobby] :-) [MEntity] We say this as a fact of the matter, and not as a courtesy response: we love you, too. We will discuss the concept of Power with you today. First, we will clarify what is meant by Power in our teaching, which we think is a meaning that extends to include most uses of the word. In our teaching, Power is an Expression Axis term. This is because Power can come from any number of sources and be implemented through any number of methods, but it requires Form, Expression, for it to be in existence. All terms on the Expression Axis require a move into Form for existence. The terms we choose for our Overleaf system are part of every individual life in some way, even as each Personality is a particular combination of emphasized terms. For example, one grows in a lifetime even if one does not have a Goal of Growth. Each fragment will have to contend with his or her relationship to Power, even if the Mode is not Power. Power is a spectrum that describes one's presence. The form of any kind of Power can range from between violent oppression that destroys to a quiet lucidity that awakens. Each Essence comes with a kind of built-in source of Power. How that comes into form is up to that fragment, and we have seen that every fragment will explore the entire range from violence to lucidity. Each Essence Role has a specific source or style of Power. We will share these with you, now. Keep in mind that Power is either GENERATED or EXTRACTED. There are other terms that could be used to describe these, but these terms will do. Power either comes from within, or without. Power that comes from within is regenerative and unlimited. Power that comes from without is dependent and limited. Keep this in mind as we describe the various Power of each Role. KINGS KINGS carry within them the Power of Legitimacy. When this Power is Extracted, it is a path of Power that depends upon adhering to inherited, imposed, or implied rules, standards, and principles. A King can do this for a long time, even for lifetimes, as a means for access to Power. "If I play by the rules, if I behave, if I enforce what I am told, I have Power." Then their Presence is legitimized. "I did what I was supposed to do." This can then carry over into how the King legitimizes others. If they adhere to the principles, rules, standards of which the King has determined are set, then you are legitimate in their eyes. When the King shifts toward an internal source of Power, this Legitimacy shifts toward being self-defined, flexible, and self-purposed. This Power regenerates in unlimited ways because the Legitimacy is defined by a sense of internal integrity, and this is then extended as respect for others who carry within them this internal integrity. The King who comes into Manifestation tends to be able to see the shift in the life from where Power was dependent upon external standards that isolated them from others in various ways, to where Power is a matter of internal definition and integrity that then draws them to others who uphold that, as well. For the KING, Legitimacy can show up as SPIRIT when regenerative, and as RULING when dependent. By Spirit here we mean that all superficialities fall away for the sake of a more authentic theme, intention, self, etc. Ruling is a blind adherence to an enforcement of an inherited standard, limitation, or law. WARRIORS WARRIORS carry within them what we might call the Power of Correction. When this Power is Extracted, it shows up as PUNISHMENT. This Power of Correction is a keen awareness of where one may be out of alignment within, or without, and the Warrior can help to bring that alignment back. When this Power is dependent, then this Correction is done through punishment, shaming, and withholding. This is also how the Warrior experiences Correction, if offered by others, particularly if imprinting has come from caretakers who corrected in this fashion. As the Warrior shifts toward an internal, regenerative source of Power, this shifts toward being CONSEQUENTIAL. It is a Power of consequences; an awareness of the impact of choice, action, etc. When dependent upon feedback, the Warrior's Power of Correction is only seeking to avoid punishment, shame, or withholding. It has no real concern for consequences beyond the avoidance of this. When the shift turns toward an internal Power, there is a broadening of awareness of consequences. Punishment is no longer the incentive for Correction in self or others. As the Warrior comes into Manifestation, it comes to be determined that even if punishment is potential, there are better or worse consequences about which to be concerned. In fact, punishment may come to be considered "worth it," if it means a valid Correction. For both the King and the Warrior, this Power tends to come into effect in terms of DOING. What the King or Warrior DOES, or what others are DOING, is where this Power comes up, either positively or negatively. SAGES Sages carry within the Power of CHARISMA. The Power of Charisma is a power of coalescence, of bringing together, of cohesiveness and comprehension among groups. Or among Parts. When Charisma is Extracted and dependent, it can show up as MANIPULATION. Not only would this Power of Charisma be used in a way that manipulates others, but it can also be that the one with Charisma is manipulated. In order to sustain the Charisma, the Sage will allow or ignore the manipulation to stay in good graces, or will manipulate others as a means to keep them in good graces, if you will. When the Sage has turned to regenerative Power within, it shows up as GRACE. This is a Power that comes from consideration, thoughtfulness, and propriety. When a Sage is Manifesting, then, their Power of Charisma is one that raises the bar for Expression and presence, both within and without. It allows room for all of the parts, and gives rise to the best of those parts. When this is Manipulation, it is the forcing together of parts for the appearance of wholeness. ARTISANS ARTISANS carry within them the Power of SPECIALTY. The Power of Specialty is one of expertise, of excelling in a field, skill, or talent. While Sages are the about the coming together of all parts as a means toward wholeness, Artisans are about the focus on A part as a means toward wholeness. When this Power of Specialty is dependent on external sources, it can show up as ECCENTRICITY. This is a specialization on a Part that is simply a means of differentiation. It can also be a result of no specialization, and a dependence upon specialness. The specialization in Eccentricity tends not to be about a talent, skill, or field, but a trait. When this Power of Specialty is from a regenerative source within, it shows up as DISTINGUISHED. This is a rise of prominence that exemplifies the refinement of talent, skill, or field. Before move on to Priests and Servers, we wish to ask of the Sages, Artisans, Kings, and Warriors if you are finding relevance in the insight to your Power here. [Janet] Yes. Absolutely. [Diane_HB] Oh yes. But why is attention to rules a King thing? I do follow rules naturally, but I don't understand why that is. [MEntity] Diane, that is because of this draw to power through legitimacy. Legitimacy requires adherence to law. However, the King eventually moves away from the "rule of law" to the "spirit of law" over time. [Diane_HB] I see [Diane_HB] Makes sense [Bobby] oh yes [Bobby] "he who owns the gold, makes the rules" :) [MEntity] Law is a universal concept that extends far into the higher planes. Kings know this. [JanaK] i definitely can validate what you have said about Artisans [GeraldineB] The Sage ". . . are the about the coming together of all parts as a means toward wholeness, Artisans are about the focus on A part as a means toward wholeness." makes total sense to me at this time in my life -- it's very much what is going on post 5th IM PRIESTS [MEntity] PRIESTS carry within them the Power of RESONANCE. The Power of Resonance is the capacity for being the facilitating factor that brings one part or person into harmony with another part or person. When this Power is dependent and extracted, it shows up as VIBRATION. This is the forcing of parts into resonance. This can be exhausting for the Priest, or those around the Priest, because it depends upon the force of another to keep this Vibration intact as a source of Resonance. When Resonance is from within and regenerative, it shows up as NATURE. This is a facilitation of one to return to natural state as a means of Resonance, rather than a state that is forced. It is the use of natural frequency as a means of Resonance, rather than the use of forced vibration. The Priest who can come back to herself or himself, or help others to come back to themselves, as opposed to forcing or driving forward away from where/how one is, can bring about this Power of Resonance as natural. [ViP] I'm trying to understand Vibration vs Nature for Priests better, but it sounds essentially true [MEntity] In response to Visaish, we point out the difference between Vibration and Nature as being the difference between forcing Resonance vs creating/finding Resonance. Imagine the difference between forcing two people to get along because they must get along, rather than helping them to find a common ground for relating. [ViP] that illustrates it well [ViP] thanks SERVERS [MEntity] SERVERS carry with them the Power of NURTURING. The Power of Nurturing is the capacity for encouraging growth, development, strength, and care. When this is dependent and extracted Power, it shows up as GUILT. Reward can be part of the method by which Guilt is implemented. The vague or unreachable promises of rewards can keep one locked in a path of guilt for a long time. "What is wrong with me that I have not reached these rewards?" "You cannot be rewarded until you earn it." Guilt tends to come as a result of unfulfilled promises of reward, which then turns into the power of Anger. The Server using Power that is dependent can be fueled by constant guilt, promise of reward, and/or anger. Depression is another form of Anger, so this can be part of the dynamic, as well. The Server using Power that is regenerative and from within will tend to have Nurture show up as GRATITUDE. This is an acknowledgment of the collected gifts, rewards, and meaning of the life, rather than a distraction with the promises and anticipations for other rewards, meaning, and gifts. This Power of Nurture as Gratitude is a feeding of the roots as a means to help sustain the leaves, if you will, rather than a constant distraction with only the strife toward sunlight. Do our Priests and Servers find relevance in these insights about your Power? [Ingun] Absolutely! SCHOLARS [MEntity] SCHOLARS carry with them the Power of INFORMATION. The Power of Information is the means of providing missing, valuable, and important facts. When this Power is dependent and extracted, it can show up as TRIVIA. This is the expounding of facts without context, value, importance, or meaning. When Power shows up like this for the Scholar, it can trivialize their power, prompting them to expound even further as an effort to amplify that power as it weakens. It can also show up as trivializing others in their sharing of facts and information. When this Power is from within and regenerative, it shows up as TIMING. This is the Power of Information as "perfect" timing. It is the availability of information and facts as they are needed, wanted, and in context. When facts are expounded upon without timing, it is trivia. We know we are low on time with you today, so we will open the floor to your questions. [ViP] Michael, how much do these descriptions apply to casting as compared to roles in essence? [MEntity] All of these forms of Power can be accessed to some degree by all, but the correspondence to the Role will describe one's core Power, while Casting will tend to describe one's burst Power. The core Power tends to run as a theme throughout the lifetime, while the burst Power can tend to be what is used for specific situations and scenarios. [Janet] How does Power mode relate to the types of power inherent in the roles? [MEntity] Janet, if one has Power as a Mode this a description of how one relates. Our descriptions of inherent Power are not necessarily how one relates, but how one manifests effects. [Janet] OK thanks. I thought so but wanted to be sure. [MEntity] However, if one is Power Mode, then insight gained about that inherent Power can help in understanding exactly how one Relates. [Janet] I definitely see that for myself. [MEntity] Returning to the subject: Each of these descriptions of Power can help you to understand how you consciously or unconsciously attempt to bring effects into your world, into existence, into form. It helps describe your pattern for manifesting nearly everything from the most mundane to the most profound, from the most material to the most intangible. It describes how your presence is experienced by others, and how you interpret the presence of others. It can help you to understand how another may be implementing his or her sense of Power as dependent or regenerative. You cannot control how another attempts to implement his or her Power, so you can only return yourself to the most regenerative state of Power you can, which can then help free you from others who may be dependent upon you for their own Power. When someone is dependent upon you for their power, it has little effect upon you if you are tapping your internal, regenerative, unlimited source of Power. There is no need to aim only for regenerative Power, because as with all aspects of a more positive pole of a spectrum, the regenerative Power recognizes that dependency is necessary sometimes, and even beneficial. Dependency as part of regeneration is an exchange. "Your power can work with my power. We can work together." We will conclude here for today with a suggestion that each of you watch how and when you use your core power and your burst power, how and when you use them for protection or for empowerment, how and when you use them for creating what you want, what you need, and how you use them for bringing yourself into the world as a presence to others. Good day to each of you.
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    Ask Michael in Live Session Open Floor July 6, 2014 Channel: Troy Tolley [Hani] There are claims made of multiple Essences utilizing the same body by switching in and out over the lifetime. Is this possible? I am not talking about walk in and walk out [MEntity] Only one Essence can ever "inhabit" a body. The body cannot act as a revolving door for Essences. Though one body can have been host to 2 or more Essences across a lifetime, it is never at once, and rarely more than 2. The shift between one Essence to another is often traumatic, or at least done through the exploitation of a trauma, and takes up to 7 years for full transition. It is not a process that is taken lightly. [Hani] I understand, thank you [MEntity] However, the Personality and/or Essence of a body can act as a conduit for as many Essences as it wishes. This is how the Transcendental Soul Manifests. It is only one Essence representing the whole of the Entity, but all of the fragments of that Entity have access to all that is that body's experiences and life. This is, also, how Guides work, and Essence Twins when one is not extant. When there is a Personality who senses fragmentation, it is usually relative to the Personality, not variations of Essences. That Personality is likely compartmentalized, divided, fractured, and has evolved into facets that either lose contact with one another, or revolve as distinct facets around a central core trait. Every Personality has sub-personalities, but for some, these can become distinct facets that have no communication with one another, such as is the case with Dissociative Identity Disorder, but if there is communication, the range can be from "normal" variations on Personality to accommodate various contexts of life, to extreme facets that, while still communicating, identify as separate. [Kurtis] Hi Michael, much like in past exchanges I'd like an elaboration of both Perseverance Mode and Power Mode that can cater to all soul ages, and much like before, an explanation of the - and +Poles as well. [MEntity] PERSEVERANCE MODE is the Ordinal, Action Mode. The Mode describes how one fulfills the Goal, and how one Relates. In its Positive Pole, there is Persistence, and in its Negative Pole, there is Unchanging. PERSISTENCE is the capacity to navigate around, over, and through obstacles, whereas UNCHANGING is the capacity to repeatedly confront obstacles. In Persistence, there is a sense of one's position relative to an obstacle or direction, and these are known to be dynamic. There is awareness that both the obstacle/direction and the one acting can change, evolve, alter, etc. In Unchanging, this dynamic is lost. It is no longer a dance, but a matter of pushing forward or into, and knocking down or clearing a path that has been determined. There is only a sense of direction or movement if that obstacle is overcome. Consider the difference between one amputee who has lost her legs and finds a way to work with her obstacles, while another determines that if those legs are gone, then everything on the other side of that is lost, unless those legs are returned. One is Persistence. One is Unchanging. When one is Unchanging, it is the Positive Pole of the partner Mode, Aggression, that will help to move one back into Persistence. The Positive Pole of Aggression is Dynamism. In other words, there is no division between self and obstacle/direction. They are parts of an equation that describe the paths of life. Both contribute to the path. Unchanging is when one has determined that the obstacle is in the way of the path. Power is Presence, then. When one owns one's presence, or power, there is Authority. This is simply the management of expression in a way that is responsible, considered, and aware of its impact on others. When one depends on others as their source of presence, or power, then it falls into Oppression. This is true on the scale of oppression that one sees regarding minorities or non-sentient creatures, as well as in terms of the self. To Oppress the self is to defer power and presence to the permission one seeks or takes from others. Put another way: To oppress the self is to defer power and presence to the permission for expression one seeks or takes from others. Or, to oppress others is to draw power and presence from restricting expression of others. For one to move out of the Negative Pole of Power, one needs to slide to the Positive Pole of Caution, Deliberation. When this is regarding self-oppression, it is when one chooses a specific way or context of expressing oneself, rather than not expressing oneself at all. When this is regarding oppression of others, it is the ownership of how one has interpreted the expression or presences of others as deliberately affecting oneself, when, in fact, it has not. Deliberation is merely the slowing down of thought so as to be careful in how one experiences or delivers expression. Though we can continue to elaborate upon these, we must consider the queue. [Maureen] Michael, I can see how Personal Truths line up: HONESTY: Truth, SINCERITY: Love, INTEGRITY: Energy, but I’d like your take on how Global Truths and Universal Truths line up with Truth, Love and Energy. The one that I’m having the most trouble reconciling is the Global Truth of NATIONAL that lines up with Love. I’m not sure how that fits as many of us Older Souls don’t see “Love” of a country or being nationalistic as fitting in with our larger view of “the world”. If there is time, would you provide a short explanation for the Global Truths and the Universal Truths so we can see how they align with Truth, Love and Energy? If not, just an explanation of the Global Truth, NATIONAL: Love, would be appreciated. [MEntity] Nationalism/Nationalistic is not the same thing as Love for one's country. The former tends to be built upon notions of superiority, whereas the latter is built upon gratitude, nostalgia, and appreciation. When one tends to one's home, it can be from notions of superiority to one's neighbors, or it can be from the sense of importance to nurture one's space. This is true on the National scale, as well. The people of a Nation are benefited when there is Love of those peoples. This can be a dividing line in Politics, for example. Self-preservation based in superiority, or nurturing on a grand scale for as many as possible. However, keep in mind that our response for corresponding Truth, Love, and Energy to the variations of truth within each category of truth, is only for convenience, not from literal representation. It may be more accurate to see these as Axes, not as specific terms. So, for example, Honesty is Expressive, Personal Truth. Sincerity is Inspirational, Personal Truth. Integrity is Active, Personal Truth. Remember that Truths are relative here. Community is Expressive Global Truths, or how a Community expresses, represents itself within the spectrum of how other communities do so. National is Inspirational Global Truth, or how a people of a nation feel about their place on the planet among other nations. Planetary is Active Global Truths, or how a planet of people behaves in relation to other planets/off-planet life. In Universal Terms, every single fragment will have a Body, Mind, and Soul, and these are conduits for expression, inspiration, and action, and this is true no matter where, when, or who you would experience. We think we have expanded on these enough for now, but we can further clarify these in further discussions. [JanaK] I have a follow up question regarding the talk on the topic of Reincarnation. It’s about the “stuck” Personalities. There have been a couple of “teasers” throw out, which I would like more clarification on. I will state how I understood it, so please correct anything that I have misunderstood. So if I understand it correctly, what determines whether the Personality is stuck, is whether they do or don’t complete the Review and reunite with Essence. If they don’t complete it and don’t unite with Essence, then they keep literally reincarnating, living through variations on the same lifetime (presumably this happens in separate parallels). They keep doing this, until they evolve enough to be able to reunite with Essence, in which they sometimes need to be helped. You have also said, that in this way they all do get to eventually complete all 7 IMs. Yet, I also thought one can complete Review and reunite with Essence without completing all 7 IMs? Are all personalities stuck until they have lived in some way (parallel or looping) till 7th IM in positive? [MEntity] Here is the distinction we may have not clarified in our initial delivery: Those Personalities that fulfill an Internal Monad in the Positive Pole, regardless of whether the First, the Second, Third, etc. will likely NOT loop, but go through Review and gather on the Astral, being "collected" in the final Level of that Soul Age. Those Personalities that fall into a loop are those that do not complete an Internal Monad in the Positive Pole, or resign to the Negative Pole of an Internal Monad. That Personality will "loop" until it has completed the Internal Monad relative to what it had been trying to complete, and then it can move into Review. However, it is quite common that these Personalities will just continue to completion of all 7 Internal Monads, however many loops that would take. It Reviews, but mostly for the sake of updating Essence. The Personality is not quite capable of full comprehension until there is at least one Personality that has completed all 7 Internal Monads. Then the gathering of all Personalities from the Soul Age compile experiences for Review that launches the Essence into the next Soul Age. Because of the uniting of experiences and processes, then all Personalities that are a part of that benefit and, technically, each completes all 7 Internal Monads relative to their own lives. Those Personalities in a loop will have done so for themselves by this time, and will join the evolution into the next Soul Age, or will remain and continue in their loops, until either the completion of the 7th Internal Monad on their own, or help comes. Each of you will likely have several "loops" that will need to be collected from across your Soul Ages when you get to your 7th Level of the Old Soul Age. [Bobby] Since it's my understanding that after an Entity cycles off that Casting plays a larger part than the Role does, would you briefly describe generally what those of you that are Sage-cast "do"? [MEntity] It is more nuanced than only Casting, with your Casting within the Entity being a contributing factor. In the same way that all Sages will not manifest the same way while incarnating, neither will all Sage-Cast in the Entity. But there will be a common theme of Cardinal Expression. So, regardless of the nuances, those who are Sage-Cast will be those who spread information, communicate, bring levity, offer simple and profound insight. One of the nuances to consider is that the Role then tends to become the function that Casting had while incarnating. So a Sage-Cast Warrior while incarnating might be understood as a Warrior-Cast Sage when cycled off in the Entity. The other nuance would be the Cadence Group and Greater Cadence, of course, as well as Position. But, in general, the Sage-Cast will help tell the stories of the Entity. [ClaireC] Michael, could you tell us where horses are in the hierarchy of the animal kingdom and how their Animal-Companion bond with humans is affected by the fact that they are often "working" animals? Is it any different than trained, performing dogs or circus animals? [MEntity] Though there is hierarchy of intelligence among most domestic or domesticated animals, there is very little difference emotionally. There are differences, but little. The range of intelligence only determines how that species can communicate its emotions, and how it organizes its experiences. This goes for chickens, cows, pigs, horses, birds, dogs, cats, etc. We are going to define "domesticated" as any of those species in captivity with which one can develop a relationship. There are many "pets" that fall outside of that, such as many reptiles or insects, and then there are some that fall outside of the category of "pets" that have evolved relationships with Humans, such as Bees. What the individuals or groups within that domesticated species do only has bearing insofar as how it contributes to their experience of Emotional evolution. Those creatures that are nurtured as a whole tend to evolve faster in their emotional intelligence than those that are not. For example, dogs, cats, and horses have keen emotional worlds that range across a wide spectrum of emotions, while chickens tend to suffer from extreme terror and displacement due to the mass suffering. All non-sentient creatures tend to default to Instinctive methods for managing suffering and pain, and this is for the sake of protection against being seen as weak, vulnerable, etc. to other predators. Even the most intelligent of dogs, horses, cats, pigs, etc. will often refrain from reveal of pain or suffering for that reason. Therefore, working horses who are treated well may feel a great sense of purpose and bonding, while other working horses relegated to strict uses, such as carriage horses or race horses, suffer greatly, even if not in obvious ways. Care and feeding are not all that are necessary for the quality of life for the more emotionally-complex creatures. The more social the species, the more likely the suffering is reduced to strict work and use. Watching horses running freely in a field together versus watching a horse chained to a cart alongside Central Park is all that is necessary to know this, if one is practicing empathy. [ClaireC] "Beast of burden" comes to mind. [MEntity] We wish to be clear that the differentiation between suffering and pain is a matter of time. More emotionally-complex and intelligent creatures can suffer more easily than those that are not. However, the more a creature is exposed to pain, the more it can suffer, even as there is no sense of time. So while a horse or a dog can suffer even when between painful experiences, a chicken that is trapped in terror with injuries and a mutated body is in a constant state of pain, which is its own form of suffering. Animals used for performance, entertainment, circuses, and work often do suffer because most of these scenarios override everything natural to that creature. In cases where work is balanced with care, feeding, shelter, socializing, freedom, expression, and affection can there be the possibility of a "happy" creature. This is true of even Humans. [AnnaYusim] I have a question about St Therese of Lisieux (Born Marie-Françoise-Thérèse Martin) her book "story of a soul" is a spiritual classic. I have read that its not 100 percent her authentic words is that true?? Also i'd like to know her role, casting and soul age? [MEntity] As this fragment was "sainted," all accounts have come to be embellished for the support of that sainthood. It is true that not all of the words attributed to her are her own. This is not to say they are not in keeping with "the spirit" of her expression, just that embellishments are involved. This fragment is a Priest-Cast Artisan who was 7th Level Young at the time. [royce] marius here: Adyashanti speaks openly about his awakening experiences and i'm curious to know the relationship to this experience of " awakening" and Internal monads. for example if one has awakened in the terms adyashanti describes does one still go through internal monads. [MEntity] If the term is being used as a conclusive state, then it is a misnomer. This "awakening" could be said to be a description of how one completes an Internal Monad, as it is a conscious process of unlearning all that was learned, at least in terms of what was learned that is not serving you. That is what each Internal Monad is: an unlearning. To that extent, each Internal Monad is a process of "awakening," but each awakening is far from conclusive. There is no shortcut through the Internal Monads. Even the oldest and most conscious of fragments must go through them. To teach otherwise is to teach that one does not count as a PART of the whole that is ultimately YOU. [royce] i ask because i hear a lot of " i have no more fear of death" with these experiences at age 29 or something, which sounds like a completely of 6th IM...which seems odd to be there at 30..but that's beautiful to know we always have something to learn completion* [MEntity] Lacking fear of death when one is not confronting it has nothing to do with the completion of the 6th Internal Monad. It is easy not to fear something one cannot comprehend. But when one suddenly feels and knows the impending closure of mortality, it is a very different rite of passage. Even if one has had a close call with death in the middle of the life, it is not the same thing as the closing in on the final call. That close call with death can contribute to the ease of the 6th Internal Monad, but it is not the same as the 6th Internal Monad. The 6th Internal Monad is only valid when the onset of the cause of the exit is finalized. However, even that is not always the case. If one has not completed the 4th Internal Monad, for instance, and has a terminal illness, it will still be necessary to complete the 4th Internal Monad, no matter how distracting the onset of death is.
  23. MICHAEL SPEAKS Online 011308 [Michael Entity] : Hello to everyone. We are here. We've been asked to expand on the Overleaves in a way that might add more "dimension" and context for the practical use of the Overleaves, and we can do so. What we have shared about the Overleaves, in general, is "just the beginning." What we will share with you today is how these Overleaves "show up" in the basic contexts of your daily existence. What we will share is a way to be more aware of the Overleaves in a way that can be observed and then that overleaf can be more consciously utilized in other contexts where it might not be so obvious. We will start with the Goal. If you have ever wanted to observe your Goal in effect most clearly, this Overleaf is most obvious in the context of your EXTERNAL LIFE. By this we mean that this overleaf is what you use as your motivation behind all of your choices that are in relation to the external world, to life, in general. Within that context, it could be said that the Goal is the Overleaf that describes what you reach out for in the world in terms of experience, or more precisely, the Goal describes what you wish to bring back with you from your experiences. It does not ultimately describe HOW, or IF, but it does describe WHAT. For instance, if your Goal is Acceptance, this means any experience that is taken from your day can be traced back to that particular Goal and you would do well to see how this describes WHAT you sought in your choices throughout the day from the general contexts of your external life. It could be said, then, that the Goal resonates to the Moving Center and the Action Axis. We share this axis resonance with you as a foundation for future information we have to share, as well, because we will eventually go through each Goal (and mode, attitude, etc.) and what each overleaf means in light of this information. We also share these resonances, not only for future reference, but for your further exploration on your own as you draw connections and cross-references throughout these resonances. We will also include here that the Goal could be said to be your method of entrance into the world in terms of PROJECTS. In this case, we mean "projects" as a key term to help simplify the general point of your motivation for reaching out into the world of experience in the first place. Next, we will share about the Mode. In terms of the Mode, then, it could be said that the Mode is your entrance into your world of RELATIONSHIPS. If you want to fully understand how your Mode manifests, it can most easily be seen in the context of Relationships, or more specifically, in the world of INTIMACY. In this case, we would define "intimacy" as being your method of resonance to something beyond you. This is why the Mode is often described as "how you go about reaching the goal," because your relationship to experience (your Goal) is still a relationship, which is then described by your Mode. The Modes resonate to the Emotional Center and the Inspiration Axis. The Mode resonating to the Emotional Center implies accurately that Modes are about PERCEPTIONS, which greatly affect your interpretation of OTHER in relationships; Perceptions being the Positive Pole of the Emotional Center. Furthermore, the Modes' resonance to the Inspiration Axis will help shed light on the dynamic required for INSPIRATION and how that works for each of you, which we will discuss in future sessions about the Overleaves. It should be noted, as well, that we do not limit these Overleaves' resonance to the Lower Centers, but include the Higher Centers, as well, though we wish to focus on the Lower only for the sake of tangibility and practicality, not because the Higher Centers are excluded. In other words, it could be said that the MODES are how one might eventually manifest LOVE in the life, or the Higher Emotional Center. In addition, the GOAL might be how one could be said to manifest BEAUTY, or Energy, in the life, as it resonates to the Higher Moving Center. By "beauty" and "energy," in this case, we mean that one brings about a sense of pattern to experiences and begins to see this pattern as perfect and beautiful, not as random and chaotic, or imposed. Next we will speak of the Attitude. The Attitude could be said to be your entrance into the world of COMMUNICATION. If one were to see how this most displays itself, it is usually most prominent in the realm of SOCIALIZING, or any realm of exchanging information. The Overleaf describes how one communicates to others through the primary personal philosophy one has chosen for the life. It also describes how one LISTENS, or hears, in terms of Communication, as it is quite difficult to communicate outside of your personal philosophical stance. In other words, if one is an Idealist, it could be said that Communication is primarly going to lean toward the philosophy of IMPROVEMENT. It does not mean that one cannot exchange outside of that philosophy, but that when an Idealist is fully present, then communication is bent toward that philosophy, steering all expression and reception through the Ideal. The Attitudes, then, resonate to the Intellectual Center, and the Expression Axis. By association, this also means that the Attitudes describe how one communicates his or her TRUTH, as the Attitudes resonate to the Higher Intellectual Center, as well. It could be said then that all communication passes through this overleaf as a means to help evolve, question, develop, transform, update, etc. the concepts of Truth for the life. In that respect, one can see how this Overleaf can tend to be the most obvious in social situations, as that context can quite often bring to light how one expresses his truth, hides it, or protects it. Next, we will speak of the Role. The Role could be said to resonate to your INTERNAL LIFE. This is who you are "at the end of the day," when alone, and "catching up with yourself." This is the part of you used to make sense of "it all." This is the part of you that digests and stores the experiences, the communications, the intimacies of the day, year, and life. Remember that ESSENCE and ROLE are two very distinct terms, though they are used interchangeably, easily. This is why we speak in terms of "Role in Essence," as the Role is an overleaf that the Essence chose for the cycle of lifetimes. The Role resonates to the Instinctive Center and the Assimillative Axis as this is the part that carries over from lifetime to lifetime. It could be said to be the Overleaf that asks at the end of the day, "what does all of this mean to me? how does all of this contribute to my evolution? why did I make the choices I made?" This is also the very primary level from which ALL of your choices are made, whether in Projects, Intimacy, or Communication. The Role is from where you draw your consciousness as it grows from Experience, Relationships, and Socializing. And so it could be said that this is also the part of you that you bring TO your day; the constantly-refreshed version of you for the new set of experiences explored within the next day, month, year, and even life. Differentiating these contexts and how each Overleaf is showcased in these contexts can help bring about an awareness that one might not have had, before, in terms of grasping how his overleaves work in the day-to-day. Upon exploring these contexts, you can also look at where one might have "issues" or how one might resolve "issues" related to that particular context of life. For instance, if one is missing Intimacy within the life, one would look to the Mode for insights into how one might find resolution to the issues connected to intimacy and relationships. If one is feeling a lack of participation in the world-at-large, so to speak, and feels a lack of energy, an increase of frustration in the life, looking to the Goal can help in bringing insights into how to bring one back into a conscious participation again. If one finds oneself rejecting or uncomfortable in social situations, it could be of help to explore the primary truths, the Attitude, as a starting point for what motivates this division. We could go on with many different paths of examples, but we believe this will be a good starting point to offer within the time frame available today through this channel. We will include here that we have more to say in terms of how the Body Type, Centering, and Soul Age play into this, but these will be discussed in future sessions. [AnnH] : I am having trouble understanding how the assimilation axis overleaves operate in this context. Ex. my mode is observation: How does clarity vs. surveillance work in terms of relationships? [Michael Entity] : It could be said that, in terms of relationships, you are divided from the other, observing from a distance, removed, never truly intimate, but "surveilling" when functioning from the negative pole. In the positive pole, it could be said that you are able to drop the division between you and other and truly grasp his, her, or it's presence in relation to you. In other words, you allow OTHER to be seen and included in your vision, your clarity, rather than through a metaphoric plate glass window. When in Surveillance, yes, you can smile and nod and even make "googly eyes" through that window, but Other is never truly able to be seen clearly, to be present for you, to be within reach of true intimacy, because you are "keeping your eye on him, her, it," which, ironically, does not allow for as much clarity as one might think, because without allowing the Other to be fully present, you do not have all of the information available. For simplistic purposes, it could be said that Observation Mode is either at-a-distance, or up close (negative, and positive poles, respectively). We remind you that the entire spectrum described by an Overleaf is available to you and while the positive poles "feel" better most of the time, and allow for manifestation of Essence, it is also valid to utilize the negative poles as part of your experiences of a life as Personality. [Kathryn41] : How is casting incorporated into this scenario? Is it more reflective of 'essence's nature apart from the role and other overleaves? Does it even count as an overleaf, or is it more of the innate nature of essence? [Michael Entity] : We would not consider "casting" to be an Overleaf, but you are correct in seeing this as more reflective of an innate nature of Essence. Casting describes a mathematical relationship of your Essence relative to other Essences, and this does affect the Essence (and by extension, the Role) greatly, but not within the contexts we have shared today. However, we will say that we do have much to say about how Casting can be more tangibly explored within your days, and we will get to that in future discussions, if it chosen for pursuit. As a quick response, we will say here that the Casting is another context that helps bring about an understanding of how one relates, but from the Essence Level, not the personality level, and we would add that "casting" would include not just the primary position within the cadence, but the cadence numbering, itself, and the entity number. These three numbers can be discussed in terms of how one can bring a conscious awareness to how one exists as Essence in relation to other Essences. We already know this is a topic of interest and intend to delve into this with those of you who are interested. Good day to each of you. Goodbye.
  24. This material was obtained in a private session on December 21, 2015. Janet: For xxxx — I am surprised that he is a Scholar. I had considered Artisan, but he has trouble with multitasking. He is often in trouble for lack of attention to detail. I find that strange for a Scholar. MEntity: First, he is Sage-Cast, so there may tend to be an "all or nothing" element of focus. Sages can multi-task quite well, but Sage-Cast can often show up as the "SQUIRREL!" or "ohh, shiny object" syndrome. Scholars are not inherently multi-taskers or focused. They have one Input. Mixing one Input with a Casting that has 3 can mean a Personality that shows up as fully present or fully distracted. Janet: Just to clarify — the casting does not add inputs does it? MEntity: Casting does not add Input, but it does affect Input. Janet: That is interesting. Can you expand on that a bit? I have not heard this. MEntity: Imagine the Input of Role as being how far one can turn one's head, and the Input of Casting is how many chairs one has for changing direction. So, a Scholar with One Input can only ever "look" straight ahead, but can change seats to see in different directions. An Artisan-Cast Artisan can not only turn her head in 5 directions, but she then has 5 different directions in which to seat herself. Janet: You beat me to the question. So I can see everywhere! lol MEntity: Being able to "see everywhere" can have its challenges and strengths, as well as the single seat and single input. No combination is a limitation over any other. They are merely different. Each will have their pros and cons and challenges and strengths.
  25. April 26, 2003 Here is an updated article covering the daunting “Michael Math”. It’s actually fascinating to understand these designs behind all of our shared consciousness! I hope you enjoy. Put all of these recent articles together and you should have a nice picture of how we are all linked. -troy BASIC 101 Michael Math The Tao “casts” fragments in rhythms called Cadences to the beat of 1/7 (Cadence Rhythm). These Cadences are grouped into 7, which are called Greater Cadences (49 Positions/Fragments). These Greater Cadences, when completed in varying numbers, are called Entities. Entities are “cast” in groups of 7, called a Cadre. A Cadre is part of an Energy Ring. An Energy Ring is 12 Cadres. MATH CORRELATIONS Each Number Position may be named something more specific within different contexts, such as the numbering in a Support Group (12 positions), but we will stick to the context of 7 here. 7’s 1 = Server 2 = Artisan 3 = Warrior 4 = Scholar 5 = Sage 6 = Priest 7 = King HOW CASTING WORKS When an Entity is Cast, it is cast in groups of Roles, which are organized in groups of 7 based on the Cadence Rhythm. Let’s use a fictional First-Cast Entity and its Fragments of Warriors, Scholars, and Artisans. The Warriors are cast first in this case. Let’s say there are 147 Warriors. Since this is Entity 1, then the first number noted will be 1. Since the first Greater Cadence is the first Greater Cadence, it is also 1. So that is what the first two numbers are. The third number is the actual Cadence, while the last position would be the Position within that Cadence. We will ignore what Cadre Number all of this is taking place within, for now. Entity 1/Greater Cadence 1/Cadence 1/Positions 1/2/3/4/5/6/7 Entity 1/Greater Cadence 1/Cadence 2/Positions 1/2/3/4/5/6/7 Entity 1/Greater Cadence 1/Cadence 3/Positions 1/2/3/4/5/6/7 Entity 1/Greater Cadence 1/Cadence 4/Positions 1/2/3/4/5/6/7 Entity 1/Greater Cadence 1/Cadence 5/Positions 1/2/3/4/5/6/7 Entity 1/Greater Cadence 1/Cadence 6/Positions 1/2/3/4/5/6/7 Entity 1/Greater Cadence 1/Cadence 7/Positions 1/2/3/4/5/6/7 Entity 1/Greater Cadence 2/Cadence 1/Positions 1/2/3/4/5/6/7 Entity 1/Greater Cadence 2/Cadence 2/Positions 1/2/3/4/5/6/7 Entity 1/Greater Cadence 2/Cadence 3/Positions 1/2/3/4/5/6/7 Etc. Entity 1/Greater Cadence 3/Cadence 1/Positions 1/2/3/4/5/6/7 Entity 1/Greater Cadence 3/Cadence 2/Positions 1/2/3/4/5/6/7 Entity 1/Greater Cadence 3/Cadence 3/Positions 1/2/3/4/5/6/7 Etc. Now, let’s say there are 343 Scholars. Then this numbering will repeat for the Scholars, looking exactly as above, but continuing through the Greater Cadence numbers to 7. Let’s say there are 343 Artisans and the same applies. That means this Entity has 833 fragments. (NOTE: When Michael says that ALL Scholars, or Artisans, etc., or groups of Entities are “Cast at Once”, this does not contradict the seeming, linear “counting” that occurs. The way to understand this is to use the metaphor they offer as a Baker making Cookies. Although the Baker/Tao is rolling out and cutting the dough (cadres/entities) into cookies/fragments, the ones which are baked in the oven that morning are all from the “same batch”, or “Cast at Once”. Calling them “cast at once” does not negate the process of creating their individuality.) INTERPRETING THE MATH Let’s say you are an Artisan in this Entity and you are in the Greater Cadence 2, Cadence 3, Position 5. That means your Casting Number (your Position Number) is 5, which resonates to SAGE. You would then be considered a Sage-Cast Artisan. Based on Number Correlations, you could translate this fragment’s relative position within the Entity 1 as being: Server-Cast Entity 1 Artisan-Cast Greater Cadence 2 Warrior-Cast Cadence 3 Sage-Cast Position 5 RAW NUMBER Your “Raw Number” is the exact sequential number among all Fragments within your Entity. Regardless of your “casting numbers”, you may be the 108th Fragment in your Entity of 1,029 Fragments, or you could be the 1,012th Fragment within your Entity of 1,029. NOTE: Your Raw Number may be different from your Casting Position (so you may be raw number 108, but be in Position 111) (we won't go into that here). TRAVELING COMPANIONS, ESSENCE TWINS, AND TASK COMPANIONS Traveling Companions Traveling Companions are those Fragments who share your Raw Number from the positions within their own Entities. For example, ALL Fragments who are first in an Entity are Traveling Companions with all other Fragments who are first in their Entity. ALL who are second in their Entity are Traveling Companions with all the others who are second, and so on. Traveling Companions are not necessarily the same Roles or Casting, but that single Raw position within the Entity links them all together. Most people will always have 6 Traveling Companions, as there are 6 other Entities in your Cadre with the same position as yours, but for some of the more populated Entities, there would not be a 1,205th Raw Position within an Entity of only 1,029. This means that not everyone will have a complete set of 6 Traveling Companions. Traveling Companions “feel” very much like Essence Twins, and even when your Essence Twin is not available within a life, many times, at least one of your Traveling Companions is. Traveling Companions feel so like Essence Twins because they are nearly the same, except for one major difference. See below. Essence Twins Your Essence Twin is always one of the Traveling Companions, as described above, who not only shares your Raw Number, but shares your Casting Position, as well. 5% of all fragments don’t even have a Twin because of this (but they will always have their Traveling Companions). It was originally channeled that 6 out of 7 times Essence Twins are the same Role, but this was before we understood Casting. An updated theory is that 6 out of 7 times, Essence Twins are the same Casting Position. The reason there would be that 7th time that Casting was not shared, is because of the flexibility needed to accommodate the varying structures and populations of Entities, and of course, to accommodate the need for variation in the first place. Essence Twins are NEVER from the same Entity. The 7th Entity of a Cadre will usually find its Essence Twins in the 7th Entity of another Cadre within their Energy Ring. Essence Twins are the links that reunite a Cadre, and the 7th Entities are what reunite the Energy Ring (12 Cadres). Task Companions I know of no mathematical link among Task Companions, except in that there are no Task Companions who share the same Casting, and they are always from the same Entity. This is because Task Companions are those Fragments we work with as a means to accomplish things in the external world, to manifest ourselves in some specific way on the Physical Plane. If two Fragments share the exact same Casting, and therefore approaching life from a very similar angle, there would be no balance to the approach of accomplishment. Because your Casting Position affects how you live your daily life, it is vitally linked to how you also manifest your accomplishments when working with a Task Companion. Task Companions will always be one Ordinal and one Cardinal in Casting. Having the different Casting is a complementary union, to help cover both the focused aspects of life and the broader aspects of life. Old Theory and original channeling: Task Companions are 6 times out of 7 in the SAME ENTITY, and NEVER the same Role. Updated Theory and current channeling: Task Companions are 6 times out of 7 in the SAME ENTITY and NEVER the same CASTING POSITION. Task Companions are what reunite an Entity.
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