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It’s generally accepted that the best way to tackle big challenges is to break them into their smaller elements and work through them. This is a strategy that helps keep us from being overwhelmed. But is it a good strategy for our spiritual life? Perhaps it is the bringing together of all our inner aspects, into a oneness, that will allow us to be and to do in a more holistic way. (At the end of this post there are instructions and a link to download this recording to your computer.)

Jeane: I just remember a dream that I was struggling a lot in, and in this dream it’s like I’d been captured along with somebody else by some kind of an evil doctor,

Something that was embedded in the chest of the person I was with, at first I thought it was you, but then it might have been a woman, but in the heart it’s like there were little pieces that were embedded in the chest, one of which represented a baby, but the pieces had come apart and some of them were either lost, or broken. And in order to escape from this doctor’s house we had to figure out how to put it together and to get out of there. And if we put it together and didn’t get out of there, it’s like he would take it.

But I waited till everybody was asleep, including him, and it felt like I grabbed some blankets or something and tied him up and then was able to open the doors, the daylight came, and get friends of ours to come in. But then we had to figure out how to put together the little pieces of the puzzle that made up like the heart that represented a baby. 

And not all the pieces were there, some were broken, and I was trying to get them to take maybe something out of a replica one that somebody had to figure out how the puzzle came together and make it whole before we could leave. And so I was just struggling to do this; it was just really frustrating.

John: The dream carries a parity on two levels. The one level is in terms of how it is that one functions so that everything in the world pulls together, in terms of how you see things and how you are able to move about.

And then the second part indicates that it’s more than just a clarity, or a sight, about something, it’s also about causing a greater spaciality. And to find a greater spaciality is dependent upon taking qualities that are embraced, in which everything is embraced, making that natural. In other words, the heart being broken into these little pieces that are all scattered this way and that way means that there is a loudness of association and identification that is getting in the way of a greater capacity that needs to be in the equation.

And so you’re playing with this dynamic of trying to find the rhythm upon which this comes together as a kind of functional cohesiveness. It’s kind of like you’re portraying finding yourself actually doing something vibrationally that, on a dense level, is a problem for people. 

It’s a problem in that everyone gets themselves having to try and create, or cause, to happen something that is distinct and clear cut. And when something gets distinct and clear cut, then it shuts off a certain way of there being a kind of free flow.

And that’s what you were looking at: how to not have a clear-cut formula of nature because you see that within the matter of things is something that, in order to go into the matter of things, you have to be able to let go to a greater capacity, or overall beingness, or otherwise there’s all these pieces that have to continuously be dealt with, which is how it is when you’re functioning with your mind and your senses in terms of the perception of the world around you as being what you see, is what you get.

And it’s interesting that you do it with the heart because the heart is the one thing that incorporates and takes in everything, and when there is identification, when there is a need to try to make something black-and-white. In other words, the quality, I guess a way to put this, is the quality of being able to identify things within the heart, and to sort that out, instead of it being a million pieces is the same note of being able to touch matter, or others.

In other words, the feeling that you have in the heart pulls together the variables and makes everything okay – without having to understand what the variables are, you can feel the higher octave of things. 

In your mind you are trying to create this tranquility, or balance, by way of seeing where this needs to be, and that needs to be, that takes you away from the feeling that’s needed in order to go into the essence of yourself in everything that is around you. 

If everything is distinct and you have to contend with it, and struggle with it, then what you end up having is a sense – when you’re starting to recognize the greater meaningfulness of the heart – you’re having the sense that your heart’s in all of these different pieces, or all of that has to be somehow or another put back together in order for the dense perspective to be able to pull off its dense perspective.

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Here is a wonderful example of how universal themes can emerge from seemingly mundane dream images. Here, the image of combining leftovers from a group meal creates a new meal, emblematic of the light of individuals joining to become an aliveness in the Whole.

 

(At the end of this post there are instructions and a link to download this recording to your computer.)


John: Well, in my dream I’ve gathered with a number of people. They’re all very accomplished or talented people in their own right. It’s like maybe are all athletes or they’re all something. In other words, they each carry a certain demeanor.

We’ve gathered for a meeting, and I’m not sure exactly what our meeting is about, but I notice that we each order a separate meal. After the meal, those who haven’t eaten everything, from that, there’s a piece here and a piece there of food that gets consolidated onto a plate and then it’s wrapped up in tinfoil or something, like somehow we as a group are going to take it with us, but I’m not exactly sure how that’s going to be.

I look at this and it’s like a complete meal in and of itself, yet it came together from a collage of what wasn’t eaten off of other plates, like certain people didn’t like the broccoli or whatever it was, because it had its own complete section of vegetable, and complete section of this, and complete section of that.

As we’re sitting there, because we’ve had our meeting, and it’s a quiet moment before maybe we disband, or go our separate ways, I take and I roll back the wrappings on this meal to look at it, and I start sampling or eating a little of this, and one of the others jokes at how ridiculous it is. It’s almost as if that should taste bad or something, but it doesn’t taste bad. Maybe it’s the concept that you have to do your own thing.

And the meaning of the dream is that the energetic of each that comes together as one, which is appreciated, in terms in this dream, of the inner connected union that is able to relate back and forth, has an overflow that rubs off.

And that overflow that rubs off is like a light in the outer, or an aspect of the macrocosmic heart, because we all started with our own individual unique talent and came together and, of course, each nourished ourselves in our own way at the meal. But from that is a plate that’s a composite of everything, and I’m able to appreciate that.

Now, most people look at it in the separate way and think oh, that’s ridiculous to be eating something that’s somebody else’s, or picked over, or whatever, and I actually, in doing it, find that it is refreshing or overjoying, because it’s bits and pieces of it all. What I notice is that what each person actually offers is incredible, but what makes the whole joyous and exciting is the overflow byproduct – the result of the union – that which can be found that rises up from the coming together, and that is what is exquisite.

On the surface that may even seem strange, because the general tendency, when a person is through, is to act as if you each go your own separate way again. Meaning that it comes together and then it leaves and there is nothing left that continues.

But what I’m noticing is that what feeds each of us – the byproduct of this coming together that has a quality of aliveness that feeds each of us  – lives on in the consciousness. It awakens something. Something mushrooms out of it that arises, or rubs off, like an aliveness and this is a rich freedom and joy that exists independent, yet it is intertwined from the coming together.

In other words, it’s like a byproduct or an aliveness that has a life of its own. It’s like something that mushrooms up as a composite. You might say each of us can look separate and be talented and maybe have our own ego nature of our own, coming together, but the result of that is something that’s really new, refreshing, and enriching. And there is a real heartfulness in being able to tap that, and there’s no restrictions to it. It’s not like there’s a karma or barriers or anything, to what this is that is separate, yet it’s intertwined as a bit of each of our beingness, and it’s individually unique and collectively whole.

What is really going on here? What’s this about? You know, because in terms of feeling the vibration of it you actually appreciate that more so than the fact of everybody coming together. You appreciate the result, kind of the reciprocal of all of that, which continues, which is left over.

What is that? Well, from the collaboration of our own lights coming together, the result that remains, between, at the end, that is the light of the world reflected anew. So that’s how it works. The light of the old has to go out because it’s screwed up, and people can come together in terms of their own light, and that light feeds upon other lights, and a reciprocal result of all of that is what carries an aliveness, is what carries a joyousness.

Each individual in and of themselves has a kind of a clarity. They don’t get any feedback from the outer, but when they come together in a depth of their own light clarity, with other like light-clarity minded individuals that have their own perception and sight in terms of how something is to unfold for them, the result of that is an aliveness in between, and that aliveness in between rises up almost as an effortless vibration.

It’s easily discountable and disregardable because each person ordinarily would be inclined to be paying attention to their own motif, but if you pay attention to the result, that is where the joy is, that’s where the excitement is, that’s where the aliveness is, and that’s how the new light of the world arises and comes into being. It’s no longer something that is sitting, kind of percolating in the Whole. It’s findable. It’s as if the whole has gotten smothered, and yet the light of the individuals coming together, what arises out of them coming together, is the spark that resets things.
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