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"Why We Came To The Earth Plane" - An Article by Andrew McCallum

What is the purpose of the earth plane and why have we come here?

The following are some explanations channeled from Spirit:

The earth plane is a stage of development of consciousness, where we learn to wield our energy and abilities, and learn to create responsibly. We need to do this before being allowed into more open and extensive planes of existence.

We're literally made of God stuff, so we have a direct connection to the Primary Creator at every level (even down to subatomic particles). The biblical phrase, 'man was created in God's image' is actually a mistranslation - it should read "man was created as God's image." In other words, we're a physical expression of part of the Primary Creator. We're also independent. We're here expressing physically the possibilities of existence, and each time we incarnate we're opening up fresh possibilities of existence and expression.

When we incarnate here, a much larger part of us remains independent of the earth plane. This part of us has been called the Higher Self, the Inner Self, or the True Mind. The Higher Self maintains the physical body, keeping it fuctioning (as long as we don't interfere with this too much), and in joint effort with all the other Higher Selves manifests the appearance of the earth plane in a cohesive and dependable way, to facilitate experience here.

The conscious mind is the portion of the Higher Self that is brilliantly attuned to physical reality, but it is often so dazzled by what it perceives that it is tempted to think physical phenomena are a cause (from which to draw conclusions), rather than a manifested result of thoughts, beliefs, and expectations. Deeper portions of the self attempt to remind it that this is not the case, but the conscious mind may accept false beliefs and see these attempts as a danger, and then close off these constant reminders.

When this situation arises, the conscious mind may feel itself assailed by a reality that seems greater than itself, and over which it seems to have no control. The deep feeling of security in which it should be anchored, is lost.

The false beliefs must be weeded out so that the conscious mind can become aware of its source once again, and be open to the inner channels of splendor and power available to it.

As soon as the need for aid, information, or knowledge arises, then it is immediately forthcoming - unless your conscious beliefs form a barrier.

The Higher Self is also learning to translate its reality into physical expression. This involves certain spiritual principles, the first two of which are value fulfillment and energy transformation. The first spirit principle of the Higher Self is to improve the quality of life for ourselves in such a way that the quality of life is also improved for everyone else at the same time. We achieve fulfillment and growth through doing this.

How Does Materialism/Atheism Affect Us?

If you believe that your consciousness and everything you've learned is extinguished with the death of the physical body, then you will most likely have to fight against despair and despondency - what would your purpose be, and why would you bother learning anything if it's all going to be lost?

Many academic institutions today teach that consciousness is an illusion and doesn't really exist, so it's little wonder that many academics turn to a spiritual path later in life.

Those who say that consciousness is an illusion and doesn't really exist, are really saying they're uninspired, unintelligent, and that they don't know anything - so why would we listen to them?

We note here that the existence of a material world outside of and independent of mind is a theoretical inference arising from interpretation of sense perceptions, not observable empirical fact. What we call "the world" is only available to us as sensory "images" on the screen of perception, which is itself mental, or of mind. Science today mistakes explanatory inference for scientific fact.

We can overcome the trap of materialism by gaining true knowledge of the spiritual nature and purpose of physical reality, and by following the number one spiritual principle, which is value fulfillment.

"Tell The Truth" - A poem by Michelle Bunt

Tell the truth - but tell it softly

Like a whisper exchanged between the lips and ears of two lovers

Tell the truth - but tell it clearly

Like a church bell, whose peals can be discerned over hills, sirens, and city blocks, miles away

Tell the truth when you are happy so that others may be uplifted

Yet tell the truth when you are broken and weary, eyes puffy and red from weeping, voice coarse and husky from screaming at the universe

Yes - especially tell the truth then so that none may forget what it means to be human

Tell the truth - and hold on to it fiercely - protecting your baby when others are trying to steal

Her from you

Tell the truth - but don't be afraid to let it bend, when faced with differing views

It will not break if you acknowledge and affirm another's perspective

Tell the truth

And if at some point as you speak you realise the foolishness of what you are saying

Stop, and say "You know what - actually, I don't know"

Then you will be blessed

For the world responds to honesty

And the humility of those who admit their limitations.

"I Am the Centre"

I am the centre of my own universe

I am the centre around which all in my life revolves

I mould it with my thoughts

I give it substance with my actions

I give it life with the breath of my speech

I am responsible for the creation all around me

I am a co-creator with all other creators in my sphere of living

Each person around me is the centre and creator of their own universe

God is the linking force between univereses

Love is the bridge between universes

No-one else's universe can change or destroy my own

I am in complete control

I have total responsibility

Kyle McGregor - Remembering A Beautiful Little Boy


- One woman's experience of the NZ Mental Health System

Open the door! Let me out!

I shout I cry I plead ...

I'm here! I'm here!

I'm locked inside

My dreams, my fears

But no one hears.

They see the shell

Hard sell Hard facts;

Mental Health Act!

Deprivation. Incarceration. Medication.

No voice. No voice. No choice.

I'm here! I'm here! Please see my fear!

I cry hard tears for all the years

That come and go,

And all I know is locked inside.

No pride is left ... I am bereft.

The world is deaf.

Despise! Chastise! Tell lies! Deny.

No joy. No joy. No joy ...