The universe is not only matter, but is permeated by a subtle energy that some call pure consciousness. As human beings we are in this ocean of pure consciousness and are born with a human consciousness, but as our life is drawn out and expanded mentally we awaken to the different dimensions of living in a deeper interconnected universe. Science talks about the subtle vibrations that effect creation without using the brand name God instead they use the word frequency. This is good because God is revealed in the harmony of creation, therefore, comprehending, appreciating and becoming familiar with God through energy, frequency and vibrations assist us all. Expanding our spirituality does not mean we have to talk continually about God to be happy because the heavens declare this glory, but we do need to learn how to live in this world and beyond it. Science helps us to understand our existence in a conscious universe so we are able to live with love, grace and gratitude and not burden our thoughts with worry and fear. Science is making Christian mysticism acceptable because the problem is not with how science is practiced and carried out, but how Christians interpret the Bible with their literalism and lack of imagination. Literalism is not only a misinterpretation of the spiritual truths of our Christian faith, but it is destructive for our religion. Spiritually, God loves us and shelters us in the interconnections of love with everything, but the extremist don’t feel this love, consequently, they use our religion to protect their interpretation of God. They persecute others in the name of prayer so we must think for them because something is wrong with their religious fundamentals if they don’t understand that love is the key to Christianity. Paul writes, “For I would not, brethren, that ye should be ignorant of this mystery, lest ye should be wise in your own conceits; that blindness in part is happened to Israel, until the fullness of the Gentiles be come in.” (Romans 11:25) Our minds move in harmony with love when we open up to everything that life has to offer with awe and appreciation even accepting our pain, suffering and imperfections as we embrace the energy of God. This energy is not just in some of us, but in everyone shining as a light once fear is released then we love unconditionally giving others the permission to do the same in their own way. Once it is figured out that we are all interconnected, we act with love and compassion because that is the normal thing to do as we dance with the continuous rise and fall of energy rushing through our life.
We become engrossed in our daily routines in life as we live in this world unaware of the all-pervading energy, but we are in no way separated from it in the ocean of God’s pure consciousness. Albert Einstein expressed it very well, "A human being is a part of the whole called by us - universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feeling as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty." Science is reconsidering and investigating the fact that everything is energy and in so doing is strengthening the argument that matter came from a single matrix of consciousness, not that it is outside the physical, but an integral part of it. Science is discovering these unifying factors in the Unified Field Theory that is also called the Theory of Everything because it is interested in bringing together every identified occurrence in the universe to explain the nature and actions of all matter and energy. In this theory the word field means the space within the range of influence of a force such as gravity; therefore, a Unified Field Theory would bring together all conflicting views of different field theories to create a single all-inclusive Theory of Everything. Einstein coined the phrase Unified Field Theory when he was trying to prove that electromagnetism and gravity were separate displays of a single basic field, but when quantum theory made an entrance it became even more complicated. Physicists are now working on a dependable theory that will integrate the theories of General Relativity, which works on the macroscopic level with Quantum Mechanics that works on the microscopic level. Einstein thought that there had to be one theory that would describe the observable world of the five senses and the behavior of what was happening on the atomic and subatomic levels. He did not believe that the natural world would lay down two incompatible ways of doing things depending on their dimensions either visible or not visible. Physicists are currently thinking that Superstring Theory, M-Theory or another theory might resolve the issue. If this happens, it may reveal the mysteries of nature and make known a never-ending source of clean energy as it explains the nature and behavior of all matter and energy. String Theory is based on the assertion that the four fundamental forces of nature together with all matter are just different appearances of a single core. This material making up all energy and matter in the core is understood to be made up of minute vibrating strings that appear according to their vibration as electrons or photons. Science has demonstrated that the universe is permeated by a subtle energy that connects everything without any borders or restrictions in one big Quantum soup. This subtle energy in all things and throughout empty space is within and beyond the qualities that are expressed on the physical plane and as it carries information, we can be considered to be pure consciousness, the womb of creation. The mystics feel this consciousness leads to a deep, instantaneous unity with the infinite even in our temporal finite forms because it is expressed as spirit rising through the soul to invigorate, heal, inspirer and energize everything on all levels of existence.
The Meaning of One God
The exceptional finding that there is one God awaits each one of us, giving us the ability to change our lives for the better. When we understand the true meaning of one God, our concept of god expands and builds a greater awareness of God’s presence within us. Being a mystic is a journey towards unity and a new way of living. As we progress on this journey to oneness, we find our lives gradually transformed in a positive way, which includes both the conscious and the unconscious. This balance brings the discovery of a new reality along with a balance between the rational and the irrational, between the intellect and instinct, and between the conscious mind and the unconscious. As a Christian Mystic acquires unity, the mystic sees that nothing exist in isolation so the nature of our being is unity, a unity of body, mind and spirit. Wholeness or holiness can be achieved with a watchful mind and the knowledge that everything is united in God. Unity is not a new concept, but we must open up to it to make it effective so it can change our lives, making us aware that our bodies are in harmony with God, and His power is within. God flows through every atom of our being fortifying, energizing and renewing, but we are not aware of it. Embracing and identifying with unity, instead of our minds easily opens our being to the influx of new ideas, new thoughts, new people, and the new situations that come into our experience. Drawing upon the invisible forces of unity we can feel the oneness and see that responsibility, decision-making and optimism all flow together in one universal consciousness, where God is an obvious reality. When a deep awareness of unity is established, one benefits tremendously physically, mentally and spiritually because the habit of being positive is acquired, and God is no longer a closed concept, but an infinite vast always present consciousness. To begin our journey to a new life of unity we must see one God or Life beyond the myriad forms so we are not tricked into thinking that there are more than one God. My God is better than your god insinuates that there is more than one God. This statement is false and is a misuse of belief. Christian Mysticism is about unity
In Mysticism Jesus is a mirror to reflect and guide the Christian mystic into the machine of the mind so things can be set right. We can hire others to work for us, to take care of our physical needs, but there are some things we must do ourselves. We must set ourselves right, put ourselves in harmony with life. This change of consciousness does not come by wishing, but by going through the layers of the mind and realizing that pure consciousness binds everything together in one complete aggregate within us. This spiritual experience and first-hand knowledge of what is true and real is the way to find peace and comfort. All great religions say we need peace of mind, but it means nothing unless we experience peace of mind. What peace does for the mind must be done through the mind so centering prayer, contemplative prayer, meditation, and Christian Mysticism help us go through the layers of the mind where one achieves harmony. Peace of mind is in our unit consciousness springing from within, coming from the God consciousness that quenches every hunger. It works its way through the layers of the mind putting us back on track with reality because it is the key for man to unite with God, the visible with the invisible, and the Son with the Father. God Bless.
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Drawing upon the invisible forces of Christian Mysticism, the Christian Mystic can feel the oneness and see that responsibility, decision-making and optimism all flow together in one universal consciousness, where God is an obvious reality. When a deep awareness of unity is established, one benefits tremendously physically, mentally and spiritually because the habit of being positive is acquired, and God is no longer a closed concept, but an infinite vast always present consciousness. To begin the mystic's journey to a new life of unity we must see one God or Life beyond the myriad forms so we are not tricked into thinking that there are more than one God. My God is better than your god insinuates that there is more than one God. This statement is false and is a misuse of belief. Christian Mysticism clears this up, but it is slow and takes time because when the concepts brought forth are understood, a sense or presence of something greater is invoked. It takes time to believe and accept the unifying force in one God and for the undesirable experiences accumulated to gradually disappear. We are either for or against unity so for something new to be born we need to pass from a sense of being isolated into a realization of oneness with everything. Unity can be achieved if we push the envelope and not reaffirm our limitations that our God is the true God again suggesting that there is more than one God. Defending limitations strengthens them limiting our beliefs and realities so to be successful we need the tool of knowledge to explore the unknown and find a deeper meaning in the word of God. With options and alternatives ignorance is not bliss, but a self imposed limitation. The knowledge in Christian Mysticism should be used as a tool to unlock the unknown areas of consciousness.