Proper Use of the Mind

Urantia, November 5, 2012.
Teacher: Jesus.
Subject: “Proper Use of the Mind.”

Received by Lytske.

Jesus: “The reason why I want you to use the name Jesus, rather than Michael, is because most people who chance to read this message will identify more with the Man Jesus, rather than with the Ruler of a wonderful and well-ordered universe, who goes by the name of Michael. Please give me your full attention for a short time as I have been following your thoughts about how make proper use of your God-given talents and also how to make the fullest use of your mind whilst still living in the flesh.

“The reason why I desire to ‘jump’ into your thought-stream is because it is extremely important for my human children to become increasingly aware of the workings of their minds. Since you can only think one thought at a time, and since whatever you think about finds its way into the very tissues of your being, you can bring about health or ill-health from anything on your mind, depending on the force or desire behind it.

“The Father has endowed you mortals with free will, so it is entirely up to you to curb the less than wholesome thoughts, lest you bring into existence something you really don’t want. It is ever so that what a man or woman thinks about, will come about. Think healthy thoughts and the whole body benefits, think mundane and ill-conceived thoughts like anger, un-forgiveness or resentment, or any other spiritual poison, and you can harm your body beyond repair.

“Humans are in charge of their own thoughts, no one else is. So I counsel you to become more mindful about the thoughts arising in your mind. Therefore, the most important point I am making is this: Practice an ever increasing present-centered awareness, and when you engage your mind in this, the gathering of new information will become easier. Your memory will also become far more accessible to you, ‘brain fog’ will be lifted, and timely re-call of important matters will be closer at hand.

“‘Sloppy thinking’, out of control, random thoughts, and hasty actions have brought no end of misery to this wonderful planet. Therefore, if each day people would consciously engage in well-directed thoughts, it would bring the mind to more elevated thinking. Such training benefits the entire system as one would truly be on the way to self-mastery, which is a requirement for spiritual progress and which will benefit you all enormously with progress at your next level on the mansion worlds. It is here in your mortal estate where you can make the most progress.

“Think about what this would mean to you individually, to be able with a measure of self-discipline and self-correction and with proper use of your God-given mind, to make your life more joyful. See yourself becoming an island of peace with a closer connection to your Creator, who desires that all his evolving children experience this wonderful connection. It is your choice and free will decision to do so. I leave you with my peace.”

© The 11:11 Progress Group.
You lit a Flame, and it will become a Raging Fire—ABC-22.

Fathers and Mothers of Humanity

Alabama, US of A, January 20, 2011.
Thought Adjuster.
Subject: “Fathers and Mothers of Humanity.”

Received by Oscar.

Thought Adjuster: “‘A kind word dissipates anger.’ These were the words of the Master two thousand years ago and many still don’t practice this technique in diplomacy, or in interpersonal relationships. You know that decisions made in rage are later regretted. You know that many times actions made under the influence of anger make problems bigger than they originally were.

“When will you allow yourselves to understand that each one of you is the parent of the future of your world, and that the children of this planet are your children? The love between siblings may be fractured under the weight of misunderstandings, but an authentic parent’s love is never afflicted by the mistakes of immature little children.

“This is what Michael expects from us – to love each other as God loves us. If you could only grasp the benefits such love would bring to this world! Such love would once and for all end the distrust and artificial separation imposed by groups and nations. A parent of humanity will not let any of her children go hungry.

“This is the challenge of this era. Accept yourselves to be fathers and mothers of humanity, because that is what you really are. What you do today will determine the future of the little ones that will come after you. You have a responsibility for the future, all of you, and this is not something to be taken lightly. May every thought in your mind be pregnant with love, truth, beauty and goodness. This will be the engine that will guide your decisions and actions in this world. This is a call to all. What is in your mind will determine the quality of what manifests in the world. Fill your mind with light, so this light reaches all corners of this planet. Be the change that you want to see, and it will happen.

“Much can be achieved with intelligent cooperation among you, but if this cooperation is also infused with a matching spiritual growth in all the souls involved, true miracles can really come to pass. The actions of an individual always affect the entire group. When all are focused on the task of being better, of finding the Father within your hearts and growing in spirit, a true quantum leap in the progress of humanity will occur, and many of the miseries of this world will vanish in a day's time. It is simply this easy for light and life to arrive on this sphere. It has always been up to you, all of you.”

© The 11:11 Progress Group.
You lit a Flame, and it will become a Raging Fire—ABC-22.

A Lesson on Balancing

Urantia, November 2, 2012. (date of transcription).
Teacher: The Beloved One.
Subject: “A Lesson on Balancing.”

Received by Lytske.

The Beloved One: “Let this be a lesson on balancing the emotions. At times this is quite a delicate act as humans are extremely emotional creatures, allowing themselves to be ruled by their emotions, rather than by their common sense. Balancing the emotions is very much connected to self-discipline, and if emotions are not taken in hand at an early age, one can very easily get off track when things don’t go as expected. There needs to be a certain amount of self-restraint for one to not give in to every impulse. It is good to, from time to time, question yourself if there might be an area where you can improve control of the self, especially at times when you feel to be stressed.

“Every effort at achieving self-control is a minor victory, until in every way you are in better control of yourself. Of course, it is not good to lock up your feelings, but there is a great difference between being in total control and letting your feelings run amok. The middle of the road approach tends to work best, and if you find yourself in trying circumstances which tax your patience and emotions, My suggestion to you is to remember to breathe. This buys you time to collect your emotions and gather them up with some deep breaths. Everyone goes through moments of severe stress when it is most inconvenient to ‘let go’, and so you use your self-discipline to stay on top of things.

“A genuine display of emotions is good and is felt in the hearts of others, whilst a fake display of emotions, as in trying to get your own way, is not a sincere way by which to live. The happiest way to live is through sincerity and more sincerity – the honest to goodness and moral way. As humans, you are endowed with the gift of understanding, which ultimately leads to wisdom. Such is the culmination of a life well-lived when in looking back you will have very few regrets about how you lived your life. Life is a balancing act of choices and of decision making. See to it that you always choose for the highest and the best for all, including yourself. It is wise to remember that you all are God’s children, and that one day you will confront yourself to look back and find where you erred, so you can better yourself.

“It is of utmost importance to work on developing a well-balanced spiritual life, so the emotions are steadied in faith and trust and the physical system is at peace, because the inner life is at peace. Be courageous and view yourself under the loupe and try to make amends were you need character improvements. When in doubt, check with Me by turning within into the Silence. Keep a close walk with Me, so life will be easier, and you will be happier as you willingly place yourself under My guidance. Here is were true calm can be found as you daily nourish your inner peace in My Presence. This is were the emotions become balanced. Here is where you find the courage to carry on another day, for wherever you go, I am there, too, so you can call on Me at any time. Please try to make more use of Me; it is why I am here, always pointing out the better way.”

© The 11:11 Progress Group.
You lit a Flame, and it will become a Raging Fire—ABC-22.

The Uniqueness of God’s Love

Chicago US of A, February 4, 2011.
Teacher Prolotheos.
Subject: “The Uniqueness of God’s Love.”

Received by Valdir Soares.

Prolotheos: “Although you Urantians do have the capacity to comprehend the love of God, it has often been misunderstood by you. You compare the love of God to your own, and although there exists a correlation between human love and God’s love, since all true love comes from God, the love of God is in certain respects fundamentally different from human love. God’s love is totally unique.

“All personal beings ultimately thirst for the love of God, and yet, many try to find this supreme love in another human, a soul mate, rather than in God Himself. This is a natural inclination in human nature, but the truth is that the greatest human love makes a poor substitute for the love of God. A soul mate is somebody like you, who identifies with you. God is Someone who understands you more fully than anyone else can, notwithstanding the fact that He is infinitely superior to you. You can find the love of God in your fellow human beings, but such purely human love cannot compare to God’s love, because His personal love is really unique and cannot be found in any other being, but God Himself.

“God’s love is unconditional: it is not motivated by any particular preference, no matter how small it is perceived to be. God loves His Creator Sons, the highest revelation of the Father’s personality in the universes of time and space, as much as He loves the lowest primitive human being in the most primitive world where humans only just became will-empowered. His love is equally given to all His offspring, not matter how well they can comprehend Him.

“No being, except for you, can ever deprive you of God’s love. God’s love is like the sunshine that always bathes your world. Sometimes clouds might come between you and its rays, but they do not last long and soon you can once more see light. If you look towards God, ‘the Sun of Eternal Life’, your life will shine too; but if you purposely run from Him, hiding in the dark caverns of the material self, refusing to be illuminated by His brilliant love – it will be your loss. Nonetheless, anytime you decide to turn back to the Light, you will discover that the tremendous love of God never abandoned you, but instead telling you: ‘This is the way, walk in it’.

“Never fear losing God’s love. As long as you believe in Him, and sincerely want do do His will, the love of God will be yours forever. You will have peace when the waters are still, and you will have peace in midst of the turmoil. It doesn’t matter how far away it seems you are from God, His love will reach you there. The one thing God will not do for you, however, is force you into loving Him back. He will yearn for your love; He will do everything to attract you to Him, except manipulate your will, which is His very gift to you, so you may freely choose Him. Yes, embrace His love, every bit of it, and let it be the guiding light for your path in all times.

“I enjoyed the opportunity to bring you this message. Although we experienced some interruptions, we were able to reconnect and make it happen. My love is with you, as is the Father’s. I am Prolotheos, your Teacher. Peace be with you.”

© The 11:11 Progress Group.
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A Lesson on Humility

Urantia, October 19, 2012. (date of transcription).
Teacher: The Beloved One.
Subject: “A Lesson on Humility.”

Received by Lytske.

The Beloved One: “Allow Me in this communication to shine the light of truth on humility. Humility has no adornment, it is neither about loudness, nor about attracting attention to oneself. There are those who are totally self-effacing, not deprecating themselves mind you, but living by an inner compass, and having become so humble and yet so comfortable in themselves that they have acquired an inner harmony and balance – a hidden charm. It radiates to the outside world and people sense a calmness exuding from them, because in those blessed ones, the inner turmoil has ceased. This inner calm portends a sublime peace – peace which is beyond understanding to those who have never experienced this inner tranquillity.

“This peace is for those who have made it their goal in life the seek God above all things. They have learned, how important it is to keep that divine appointment each day, seeking the Stillness of their hearts. It is a slow dawning of a realization that something other then their selves, something indefinable, exists within their selves. They harbour something so elevated, that they automatically seek Its reassurance that they are walking the path of light towards perfection. When this path of light is found, you will soon know if something is awry when you feel that old restlessness again, and you feel that something or someone has ‘knocked you off your perch’.

“With the slowly recognized discovery, and an increasing peace in your soul, it becomes apparent to a careful observer that you have something they long to have. Once having discovered this indefinable something for themselves, they recognize it and smile to themselves, knowing that they earlier did meet an other human being, who has discovered the genuineness of being a child of God. True humility is always recognizable by those, who have developed that desirable character trait for themselves. It is an unassuming authority which is acquired by an unselfish devotion to truth, beauty and goodness, for there will be no need to attract undue attention to the self.

“Such a life becomes rich with unpretentiousness. It is the inner richness which shines forth from the most humble individuals. It was such a sublime peace of being, which Jesus acquired during His early years through much hardship when He tended to His widowed mother and His brothers and sisters. He learned early in life to seek the wisdom within from His inner Pilot, His Thought Adjuster, Who would unerringly point Him the way of living in truth, beauty and goodness. He personified this in His later life when he walked the earth, dispensing good cheer wherever He went, as He had overcome many temptations which humanity is heir to. He embodies the true humility and acquired a steadfast character. He was tried and tested, just as you humans are tried and tested in life. You too can rise above your animalistic tendencies. You have been shown the way in the life and teachings of the Master, Joshua Ben Joseph.”

© The 11:11 Progress Group.
You lit a Flame, and it will become a Raging Fire—ABC-22.