DISCUSSIONS FROM THE FORUM: "POTENTIATION"
DJ: Hello friend.
>Q: Actually, I still feel fogged in with the concept of going
with the flow (you can call me 'magnificent' again if you wish). By 'the
flow' I take it that we are talking about the flow of the universe, the flow
of how things are unfolding for a person at any particular time.
DJ: Well.......they are not necessarily unfolding FOR a person.
They are actually unfolding AS that person, since his universe is ALL HIM.
He just gets to witness his unfolding as the universe is reflecting that
Q: However if we accept everything as it is, how do we improve?
DJ: Improve what? How can you improve perfection?
Q: Do we take it on faith that the flow will take us where we need to go?
DJ: The "flow" IS where we need to go. Our destination
is a process, not a location. Heaven isn't UP. It's all around us.
And hell isn't DOWN, either. It's in Ogden, Utah.........and it's called
THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE............<s>.
Q: Yes, I know, "Where we need to go" is where we are right now.
DJ: But where are we, really..........? We are EVERYWHERE.
And we are EVERYTHING. The impression of "going" or
"coming" is a perceptual construct, to indicate a shift in focus
from this part of ourself to that part. It's sort of like the feeling of
"movement" you feel when you concentrate on your right hand, and
then you move that concentration to your right foot. In a sense, your
gaze and interest has TRAVELED from one to the other..........but also, you
were always there, in BOTH PLACES......all the time. The only thing that
moved was your awareness.
This is what that kid was saying, in the first MATRIX movie. He was
saying........"Don't try to bend the spoon. That is impossible.
Realize, instead, that THERE IS NO SPOON. There is only
YOURSELF........and all "changes" (or movements).....is simply a
change in the way you VIEW YOURSELF.............a change of VIEWPOINT.
Q: But this sounds incredibly passive. It seems to reduce us to mindless
flotsam adrift on the cosmic ocean.
DJ: Well.......we "float some" and we "jet
some"........flotsam and jetsum..........and that is our life.
Active and passive. But really....it's all just PERCEPTUAL
TRICKS......to help us differentiate parts of our eternal and omnipresent
Q: Where does freewill and personal responsibility come in if all this is taken
care of for us?
DJ: The impression of "freewill" differentiates itself from
"responsibility"...........so as to evoke different
sensations---different experiential journeys. But really....they are all
A glove cannot move, in and of itself. It is dependent upon the hand
that fills it. They (appear to) exist in separation.........but only as
an idea, a construct. When a hand enters the glove, it COMES TO LIFE.
It moves, and does things, and all is well. When the hand withdraws, the
glove falls limp on the table.
But really....the hand AND the glove are one and the same............and
sooner or later, both will realize this. The whole matter of living is a
glorious GLOVE AFFAIR, now isn't it?
And we are beginning to realize this. That the alpha is just another
side of the omega.
Q: Taking a personal experience from my own life to illustrate
my thoughts, as you know about twenty years ago the flow (or I) had it that I
would start exhibiting signs of a neurological disorder and that ten years
later I would be diagnosed with MS.
DJ: I told you my wife had that, didn't I?
Q: If I continued with the flow, chances are that I would be in a wheel chair or
box by now. However MS did not work in with my own plans and I
consciously decided to leave MS behind.
DJ: No. The very fact that you are speaking about it now.....shows
me that you have NOT left MS behind. You have carried it with you, as a
reminder.......of what you could have been.........indeed, of what you STILL
COULD BE.......if you get "careless and dull" in your life.
MS was not something you left behind. It was a springboard into who you
are today. As such, it is part of a resource POOL from which you derive
your power......a wall, against which you pushed......to take yourself into a
new place. And, I suspect, it was all part of your FLOW..........
Q: Is this going against the flow or did the flow change direction with my
DJ: Your "decision" included the MS. At some point,
probably before the onset of symptoms........your consciousness entered a
PORTAL......which said: "I will not be the same after this
moment." As you entered the portal, the energy rush began to
accelerate your body and your mind.........we call this a
QUICKENING..........producing what you know as M.S. Symptoms. Many of
those symptoms, by the way, are very much a part of GLOBAL ACCELEARTION
My Guide Carion is smiling at me as I speak about this. He says:
"Awwwwwwwwk! Isn't it wonderful how much MOMENTUM can be gained by
SHAKING UP THE OLD GIRL, threatening to take away her roller skates?"
Did you ever have someone say to you: "If you knew you
were going to DIE TONIGHT, would you live your life differently?"
This is an age-old philosophical argument, which is meant to be a reminder for
folks that each moment in life is precious, and we need to GET ON WITH
IT.........living, moving, loving, and such. But YOU, Kate.......you
went further than that. You leapt into a portal, and you began
DECOMPOSING YOURSELF.........rapidly........which caused you to push
everything else to one side........and begin living like each day was
precious. And you reached into yourself and you extended yourself
outside.......and you GREW, rapidly.
Such is the gift of a TRANS-PORTAL, you see? You POTENTIATED your
>Q: As another example, something I haven't mentioned before on
Reconnections is that I was born clinically blind. I had some vision but
not enough to see the stars, or even the holes in the skin of an orange.
I must have had my own way of getting around and was nearly six years old
before parents, teachers or anyone realised that I was virtually blind as a
bat. Glasses and, later, contact lenses went a long way to correcting this and
at the age of 16 I got to see what I looked like. Anyway, to cut a long
story short, six years ago I had laser surgery and should have near 20/20
vision for the rest of my life without the need for any visual aids. So my
question is this -- by having surgery or even by wearing glasses, was this
going against the flow, with the flow or making a new flow?
DJ: Not at all. It's ALL the flow. And there is a BIG STORY
FLOW (which includes everything)........and there is a small story
flow......which only covers certain areas. As individuated humans, we
are not defined by the energies that swirl all around us. We are not our
feelings, or our thoughts. Rather, we are the CHOICES WE MAKE........We
are the sum total of WHAT WE DO with those thoughts and feelings...........
And yet, in a larger sense..........we are ALL OF IT, as well. And the
whole process if very HOLOGRAPHIC............in the fact that what goes on in
the BIG STORY is simply a more expanded version of what is going on in all the
SMALL STORIES as well. It's just different "levels" of the
same ONE THEME............
Q: If it can be chopped and changed so easily, what is the use of the flow and is
there in fact any such thing as a flow in the first place?
DJ: The "chop" and the "change" IS the flow.
Once you choose it, it BECOMES your flow.
I was speaking with someone this morning, early, who was complaining about
being in a quagmire state in life. Trapped, confused, frustrated.
I said: "Wow! That's an interesting journey you have chosen.
Instead of going out and being busy and productive, you're doing TRAPPED AND
CONFUSED.........which is quite a trip in and of itself. We come to this
plane of existence from an incredibly expanded realm, where we can (literally)
do or have anything, just by thinking it............
To take a vacation from this.......we take some time "off" and go on
a vacation in limitation........so we can see what it's like to be TRAPPED AND
Can you imagine the RUSH of that? A GOD or GODDESS of the
MULTIVERSE.......being tied up, in a straight jacket, wriggling and
wiggling.......like HOUDINI.........playing at being "trapped and
confused?" I tell ya..it's the GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH. And
many of this guy's brothers and friends (in the Multiverse).....are all
gathered around him, these days.........amazed at what he's been able to
You'd all be quite shocked if you looked up at the GRANDSTANDS FULL OF
SPECTATORS that are watching our little "dance" in human form.
It's quite extensive, you know..........! And they're looking at this
guy........who, in his former estate, has probably spun several WORLDS into
existence..........and they're listening to him say: "I am so
listless. So lost. So alone! I don't know what to do!"
And these spectators look at each other in amazement. They say:
"How does he do that? How can a person FORGET who he is??"
Such an achievement. It boggles their Multiversal Minds.
And so I told this guy......."Do the weakness. Do the confusion.
Do it up BROWN, if you will........until you're done with it. There are
MANY MANY folks who are ENJOYING THE HELL OUT OF IT.........and, in their
lives, you're a STAR.........!" A virtual MASTER OF
LIMITATION.........as they call it.
Have you gotten your M.L. degree?
Q: And Daniel, of course I like hearing your views! What
was that about 'magnificant' again......
DJ: The magnificent QUEEN in her FLYING MACHINE............and UP SHE
GOES..........UP SHE GOES...........
Say it with me.........."Jack! I'm FLYING........I'm
By the way, your vision story makes me think of a wonderful teacher I had, at
a seminar a few years back. His name is Meir Schneider. He makes
his home in San Francisco, but he travels the world, teaching people his
stuff. He was born functionally blind, and he restored himself to
sightedness through a series of focused exercises, which he developed along
the way. Things to expand his visual spectrum. He later enlarged his
work to include physical medicine, which is how I encountered him. He
was speaking at an AMTA Conference......which is our local Bodyworkers
Well.......enough for now. Thanks for the good conversation.....as
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