DESTINY AND THE SOUL
The greatest fallacy in the mind of humans today is that if they do not believe in something, they “think” it doesn’t apply to them. They think they are exempt from the laws and principles of the universe simply because they do not believe in them. It is the arrogance of the rational human ego-mind which denies and dismisses this reality. Godless individuals believe we live in an elemental universe and all events of life are merely biological mutations that cease to exist when we die.
They are correct in their belief that the body returns to the elements, but we “humans” are not our bodies. We are intelligent light and spirit encased in a living soul that never dies. Although these people do not believe in an afterlife, they will nevertheless experience conscious awareness after death. After a brief review of our lives, we all will be held accountable for our individual actions. This reality of Creation can be known through books and experienced within through quiet contemplation. Consequently, it does not matter whether people “believe” in the destiny of the universe or not, it still governs and directs all of our lives along a preordained path. How we live our daily life creates our future destiny.
Similar fallacies of mind hold true for some religious people who adhere to very narrow and strict views of their religious dogma and doctrines making their understanding of universal truth either nil, incomplete, or deeply flawed. Some of the more extreme religions have misunderstandings or misperceptions that stifle life, love, liberty, and spirit. Unfortunately, too many people do not understand how the universal laws and principles bring the truth to life and provide each of us with “silent feedback” which can be recognized in the harmony, goodness, and blessings of our individual lives. It is the actions of our individual lives which “color and shape” our souls; we will be held accountable for the condition of our soul at the end of this life. We are also responsible for our relationship with the Creator who created us; this is a universal truth and no one is exempt.
The primary reason for writing about destiny is that in times like these in which there are “dark and crazy” situations in our country and in the world today, it is important to remember how we react and respond individually to life’s circumstances is critically important to the well-being of our soul. The day to day experiences of our lives are the pages in our own book, a book of our soul. Whether we recognize it or not, each one of us by our thoughts, words, and deeds are creating the framework, substance, and circumstances in this life for what will be future life experiences.
The dynamics of creating destiny and the direct impact it has upon the soul is not a topic many understand. This is apparent when watching people in the political, government, media, or business worlds lie with straight faces as they spin their deceiving stories or distorted ideologies. They do not realize that there are personal consequences for deceiving others regardless of how they try to justify their actions; these people are “the end justifies the means” crowd.
And of course, there are those who murder, rape, steal and violate the laws of nature without showing any sign of remorse, but this does not mean they will be exempt from the consequences. Even if a person is apprehended by the law and pays the price in prison, it is only a price being paid to society, not to the soul. These individuals will experience the detrimental impact these actions have upon their souls in the adverse circumstances of this life and ultimately, upon the human condition in their future life experience.
If people understood the connection between destiny and the soul they would realize that every thought, word, and deed is imprinted upon their soul throughout life. This means that the life and circumstances (condition of the body, sexual gender and orientation, opportunities or lack thereof, geographical location, parents, race, friends, personal motivation, intelligence, etc.) each person is experiencing in this lifetime is a direct result of his/her actions from the previous life.
This is the reason some people come into life with immense physical, mental and/or emotional challenges; this is the reason some people are gifted; this is the reason some people are smarter than others; this is the reason some have more courage and integrity than others, and this is the reason everyone is uniquely different. The bottom line is we create our own physical destiny, life experiences, moral convictions, and mental acuity – we have no one else to blame but ourselves if we are unhappy.
That which is imprinted upon the individual soul, what I call the soul matrix, is the “blueprint of life” that is emblazoned upon the embryo at conception; this is what makes each embryo a uniquely different being. This blueprint is the destiny or lifeline of experiences which guides the soul and human body through its experiences in life which also includes the manner of death. The majority of people are totally unconscious regarding their individual destiny nor do they realize they create new destiny by their daily actions as their life unfolds.
This happens because we come into life with a unique set of challenges or “life lessons” to learn and we all react to these experiences differently. Our reactions and responses begin the cycle of cause and effect throughout our lives meaning that how we act in this life sets us up for the next life. This on-going cycle of destiny is often referred to as the “wheel of karma” or the “wheel of time.”
For those who are following a spiritual path or following the way of life as taught by Jesus Christ, the goal is to get off the wheel of karma or to paraphrase Christ, we must “die” to the natural world and immerse ourselves into the spiritual world. What this means is to take full responsibility for our lives and actions and STOP creating destiny or karma for ourselves.
This is accomplished by “disengaging” from the 3rd dimensional world or what is referred to as the world of mammon. This is the realm of cause and effect; this is the realm of the physical body and ego-personality; this is the realm of action and reaction, and participating in that world creates destiny.
The remedy for stopping the creation of destiny or karma and finding peace within, is to: begin disengaging from the world by discerning and determining what is really meaningful and beneficial to your life; discover your spiritual nature by learning how to be quiet and still within; learn to distinguish what is true from what is not true in the world (learn to “see-feel” with your heart); learn to perceive who you are separate from the ego-personality; find the center of light, love, and peace within your heart of hearts. Such a rare treasure is not casually gained, but requires unrequited determination and deep humility. When these are accomplished one can experience what it means to be in the Spirit.
“The soul redeemed by obedience to the Divine Will, withdraws itself,
and aspires evermore to its center, until absorbed therein,
it becomes like unto God, wholy spiritual.”