The System for Spiritual Growth

Asheville, NC, US of A, October 1, 2017.
Teacher: Ophelius.
Subject: “The System for Spiritual Growth.”

Message received by Chris Maurus.

Teacher Ophelius: “Today, dear students on the path, we would like to explore the idea of bringing together all your spiritual resources into a ‘system’ using your Indwelling Spirit of the Father, your Thought Adjuster (TA), as a spiritual hub to connect you with any deity, guide, ascended master, guardian angel, arch angel, teacher, friend, or loved one — here or hereafter. Since all minds are a part of the One Universal Mind, there is no greater way to connect than to ask your Spiritual Operator to make that connection for you.

“We have in prior messages given you this metaphor using your TA as the ‘Sun-like Center’ having all your resources in orbit around this ‘Central Sun.’ This is a natural structure in the universes and its pattern is found at all levels of creation from the great galactic mother wheels of stars and planets to the tiny atom with its sub-atomic particles orbiting around it. Your relationships in life can be viewed this way also — having lovers, friends, and family, in varying orbits around your heart — some in closer orbits and others further away.

“Whether you realize it or not, when you make a connection to deity, your guides, angels, or teachers, this is the path to that connection. The TA is always the Operator who coordinates and directs all your mind to mind connections, prayers, and other petitions. So, the question you might ask is: ‘Does it matter that I use this pattern of thinking when making a spiritual connection?’ Your prayers, petitions, and your ability to reach a spiritual resource will still be available to you with or without this structure in mind, but it will none the less happen that way. Using this structure of thought helps you to build a vital relationship with your God Fragment and it is this most intimate and personal connection you have with the Creator that is the key to all life and ascension (perfection attainment) here and hereafter.

“If your spiritual growth and personality maturity in life was to be plotted on a curve, it might look something like a gentle slope upward, but when you establish a real personal and working relationship with your TA, that curve takes on an accelerated uptick in slope and with it brings a wealth of awareness and spiritual powers. There are many of you reading this message who have reached a plateau and are asking, ‘what’s next for me?’ This is your next step in achieving your succeeding Psychic Circles in human personality potentiality.

“Now, my dear students, you may be imagining this system of Sun and planets in your mind and observing it from afar like looking at it from a map, but to truly make your relationship with your TA real, I suggest you move your vantage point into the center of this blazing star looking outward toward all your orbits. It is said by your scientists that within the heart of a star there is ‘fusion reaction’ with its elements and it is this fusion that creates the heat and light of the star. So too, when you bring yourself into the heart of your TA, you begin this fusion reaction which brings warmth, light, and love to all those relationships in your orbit. Later in your career, when this relationship reaches a pinnacle, you shall fuse with your TA and become a new and undeniable eternal being in the family of God.

“I have an exercise for you that may help you understand this most intimate relationship with your TA. Before you begin any meditation, stillness, petition or prayer, center yourself and slowly speak these two words in repetition: I AM, I AM, I AM … These two words bring together the personal and the impersonal — the created and the Creator. ‘I’ (you) and I AM (First Cause — Creator). You are speaking in the first person and from within the unity of the First Cause. You may notice an uncanny feeling of a blurred identity when saying these words. You get a sense or foretaste of what it is like to be fused with the Creator — to be One with all things.

“Peace to you,
“The Circle of Seven.”

Receiver’s note: The picture I was given when the Teacher was speaking of a graph looked something like this:

© The 11:11 Progress Group.
“The giving of self, the illumination of truth, and the relief of suffering
are the noblest paths to higher consciousness.” – Teacher Ophelius, 2009. 11:11 Store

The Ethics of the Kingdom of God

São Carlos-SP, Brazil, September 23, 2017.
Teacher: Prolotheos.
Subject: “The Ethics of the Kingdom of God.”

Message received by Valdir Soares.

Prolotheos: “Ethics are principles that regulate individual behavior in life. Naturally, ethics are dictated by one’s conscience but they can also spring from assorted philosophies or some religious beliefs. Indeed, ethics presuppose the promotion of a better human behavior in society and to contribute to common welfare. Thus, there can exist different kinds of ethics according to various philosophies or beliefs that validate different types of behavior. The teachings of Jesus of Nazareth represent the ethics of the Kingdom of God which He proclaimed on Urantia. If we could mention three important postulates of the Kingdom of God’s ethics, which would they be?

Being Humble. “Oftentimes, especially in success-driven-societies such as most of the Urantian societies, humility is comparable to weakness and a cowardly attitude in life. This is far from the truth. Humbleness certainly is the opposite of arrogance but it is not in any way synonymous with inferiority. Jesus was the humblest person who ever lived on your world and He was the furthest from either being weak or being a coward. In the evolutionary realm, the genuine humble one recognizes his or her weaknesses as well as those personality skills that bring personal distinction. However, he or she consistently refuses to use them for self-aggrandizement but rather, steadily employs them to promote other people’s well-being.

Being Considerate. “Kind consideration to others, especially to those underprivileged in any way, is basic in the principles extensively taught by Jesus: unselfishness, the noble attitude of putting others’ interests before one’s own. Being considerate, on the one hand, is refusing to make use of manipulation, deceptiveness, and coercion or similar in dealing with others. On the other hand, being considerate also seeks to protect others from evildoers’ malice and from their own naivety and misguided actions, without patronizing them. Those considerate of others kindly think of a fellow’s disadvantageous conditions and try to find ways of compensating them to their benefit.

Being Helpful. “Being helpful is more than merely being moved by pity. Pity may be caused by your observing of the helpless condition of somebody and a desire to alleviate such a plight. Being helpful may include these aspects but it is not satisfied by simple alleviation, rather by trying to be instrumental in an effective and lasting change in people’s condition beyond the immediate aspects, and towards a self-sustaining state. To be helpful includes acting with sensitivity, to neither be forceful nor humiliating towards the person being assisted. One should always respect people’s will and dignity to be really helpful.

“In this way, my pupil, the ethics of the Kingdom of God, are reflections of the teaching of Jesus of Nazareth on Urantia. Some of these ethical commands are humility, consideration and helpfulness. It can easily be noted that these three principles reflect the commandment of loving your neighbor. The ethics of the Kingdom value solidarity, love and respect as the means to build a Brotherhood-Sisterhood on Urantia based on the Fatherhood of God. Ethics are principles to be held in whatever circumstances you experience. I am Prolotheos your tutor on High. Peace.”

© The 11:11 Progress Group.
Keep Before You the Goal of the Ages — Teacher Prolotheos. 11:11 Store

This Path is Open to Each Mortal

Urantia, October 1, 2017.
Teacher: The Beloved One.
Subject: “This Path is Open to Each Mortal.”

Message received by Lytske.

The Beloved One: “Within you are depths of being which are as yet totally undiscovered; and heights of awareness which are to be scaled like mountains. These you will reach only by sincere efforts on your path.

“The spiritual path is neither for the mentally lazy and slothful, nor for those who are waiting to be spoon-fed by others. And neither is spiritual seeking reserved for the greatly intelligent and highly educated. It takes much time and effort to delve into the mysteries of life.

“Spiritual living is for those with adventurous minds, stout and courageous hearts. The joy of such lives shall rise like cream to the top of the milk. Be brave, dear heart, and continue your climb inward and upward.

“The more dedicated you are to search out the mystery residing in your heart, the greater your joy will be when your search is finally rewarded in us becoming one. This represents the second step in your age-long ascension journey towards Paradise.

“The first step was your waking up to My calling out to you and your responding to this Spirit-self, which God has gifted you. It was then when the search and the hunger began to find Me, and oh what a journey this is turning out to be!

“Insights are gained, your understanding is enlarging, you love is deepening and your wisdom and joy are increasing. With time you are gathering soul-rest and peace of mind, which are even now starting to pervade your physical temple as it is becoming more harmonious and balanced!

“All this is experienced on the road towards perfection. Together, you and I are building heaven’s counterpart here on earth. It is fallacy to think that when you leave this mortal estate, that you will be made perfect in the blink of an eye.

“The learning and experiencing continues, because of increasing sincerity and loving service to others through many promotions on the road to Paradise.

“This path is open to each mortal who listens for the call of Spirit to become perfect — even as God is perfect — by their answering to the pull of Paradise.”

© The 11:11 Progress Group.
I Am the satisfaction of your Soul – The Beloved One. 11:11 Store

About Sanctuary Cities

Oregon, US of A, August 31, 2017.
Teacher: Thought Adjuster.
Subject: “About Sanctuary Cities.”

Message received by Anyas.

Thought Adjuster: “Dear child, there is so much for us to talk about. Best friends never run out of topics of conversation, as they fully open their hearts to one another without any judgment but with great interest, empathy, and compassion.

“There is nothing for you to hold back from Me. On the contrary, I am the safest and most loyal Confidant you could ever have. You may not see Me, yet, you should never doubt that I am forever here right within you if you welcome My Presence.

“Many of you are so unaware of My Indwelling that I am relegated to a status similar to the one of an illegal alien, so to speak. Others are taking their faith seriously and strive to live good lives, thus making Me proud and feeling welcome in their thoughts and their hearts. They become My Sanctuary City by sanctifying their being — quite a different take on the term ‘Sanctuary City.’

“KNOW that I am fully partaking of your life and this will help you include Me in your inner dialogue. Talk to Me or commune with Me silently! I delight in your confidences; I delight in your attention. More and more, you will experience the reality and the solidity of our connection. You have much to look forward to, as you are only at the onset of an epic cosmic adventure. As I am guiding you through thick and thin in your current experience, you can be assured that I will never let go of your hand and that we will fill many treasure chests of common memories. This is My promise to you. What are you promising Me?”

© The 11:11 Progress Group.
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Two Fundamental Attitudes

Alabama, US of A, November 14, 2012.
Teacher: Thought Adjuster.
Subject: “Two Fundamental Attitudes.”

Message received by Oscar.

Thought Adjuster: “The flow of spiritual influences is a constant upon human lives. It is the attitude of a human being that is a factor in determining how much of this influence can be manifested in his or her life. Everything that can be provided for you to live the best possible life in the eyes of your Father is given without reservation. It is up to you to choose how to make use of these treasures and — through your desire to live the will of your Father — take possession of everything you need to achieve this goal.

“The limits of your spiritual perception are determined by two fundamental attitudes of human beings: the desire to be better and the mental flexibility to transcend stagnant beliefs and indoctrination. When a person has a true desire to be better and make the effort to achieve mastery in becoming the creator of her own destiny, a receptive mental state is promoted. These mortals soon learn from their mistakes and accept the difficulties of life as lessons that will help them be better.

“However, if spiritual growth is based solely upon this first attitude there will always be a limit to the possible spiritual development that can be achieved by a person. If the desire to be better is accompanied by a tendency to yield to traditions, dogma and to express little mental flexibility, the soul will be constricted under the weight of partial and dead truths. Many in this world have achieved the maximum level of spiritual development that can be achieved within the limits of human religion and today they remain stagnant and tied to their traditions and beliefs.

“Those who are capable of moving beyond what they think is certain and can surrender to the evidence provided by their spiritual experiences, are better equipped to continue on their path of spiritual growth. These are the ones who after belonging to an institutional religion start questioning its dogma and decide to continue on their own journey of spiritual exploration. This is not some simple thing, because it often means for them to break ties with others who accept their peers only if they think the same way.

“To these explorers of spirit I say: do not be discouraged by the apparent loneliness in which you find yourself when you leave those human institutions behind in order to establish divine relationships of eternal value. Your partners of old will join you again later, if they decide to continue to explore once the truths about our Father have awakened them. Your time on this world is but a blink in the eye of eternity. Your apparent isolation is temporal and quite short, because the truth is finding its way on this planet and our Father is constantly knocking on the doors of all honest hearts, providing abundant opportunities to enter the kingdom by all honest souls who search for a higher path.”

© The 11:11 Progress Group.
Faith is just curiosity tinged with hope — Thought Adjuster. 11:11 Store