Why is meditation practice important in order for one to be connected to the source?
Any given meditation practice is not necessarily important. It depends on who you are. Some of you will have certain meditation practices be a perfect fit for connecting you in source, others of you will not. The thing that is important about meditation, as you have all defined it as what we are going to call “silence”. Silence is important for connecting with source. Meditation practice is one of the most direct ways to enter silence.
Different practices lead you there in different ways and all of them are fine, though some of them will not be fine for some of you. Silence is important because source, or God, or the divine, whatever you want to call it, is not something that you reach for, it is something that you remember. The fact is you are the Divine. You are a part of Source.
The process of connecting with Source, connecting with God, requires some degree of inner silence. It is in that inner silence that you remember who you really are. It is in that inner silence that your mind can come to a realization of what it feels like to be your true self. Now keep in mind that meditation practice, often the first section or phase of meditation practice, involves a lot of discomfort. What you first come up with is not who you truly are but all of the blocks, fears and baggage that has been piled upon you. Do not imagine that is who you truly are. As long as you are grappling with that you are not really in the silence quite yet. It is worthwhile to keep waiting for it because eventually after enough practice or waiting, you come to true silence; the silence that is who you truly are is your best way of perceiving the divine or source.
Any given meditation practice is not necessary for this but silence is necessary; inner contemplative, peaceful, loving silence. Any spiritual practice that helps you find that over and over again is beneficial.
Why do I feel my connection to the source fade over a period of time once I have been awakened and reminded of my soul spirit?
This is one of the reasons that spiritual practice is not a singular event — it is an ongoing process. Spiritual practice is always meant to be returned to time and time again. The way that this works is all of you are divine beings and all of you are human beings. Part of being human and living in the human world is experiencing fragmentation or separation, experiencing yourselves as separate from one another or separate from the divine. While it is not actually true that you are separate, it is true for your experience here as long as you are a human being, there is a truth in experience. You do experience yourselves as separate. The ebb and flow of being human involves moving in and out of your true self. This occurs in all kinds of ways. You fall in and out of alignment. You fall in and out of feeling good or bad, in and out of love with yourselves and each other.
Nothing here is static; in fact, nothing in the universe is static. There is no way as a human being to achieve a permanent unchanging static experience of source. It will never happen, even for those who claim Enlightenment and describe a feeling of being in that bliss all of the time, they know that bliss is continually fluctuating. It may stay up at a certain height or level of vibration but it is always going up and down. As long as you are a human there is ebb and flow in life. The reason that you are experiencing this connection, you feel the connection with source and then you feel it fade away is in a basic sense that you are human. As long as you are human you will feel periods of fragmentation. It is that precisely what is meant to lead you to the next stage or next level of connection. It is useful to employ spiritual practices to carry you through the times when it is easy to feel connected with source and times when it is not easy to feel the connection with source. Both times are relevant, both times are important parts of the process of being human.
Over time as you employ spiritual practices, the difference between the highs of connection and the lows of fragmentation become less, so the roller coaster ride of being human becomes more like a gentle rolling journey. That is the reason that you sometimes feel disconnected.
In my meditation practice, I have gone to a place in my mind that is lit with a very warm, safe and appealing light. In that place, I have been able to connect with others and heal and resolve things. I am wondering if the other person experiences that space too? Do they enter the Records too?
When you go to a place in your mind through meditation, you are actually going to a place, though you usually for the most part do not take your physical body with you, it is useful to leave your physical body firmly on Planet Earth; it helps you function better in your everyday life if you do that. You can literally take your spirit or raise your conscious mind into a place where your spirit already resides. That is what you are sensing as this warm, loving, appealing place; this light. This is a place that is not a single place. In very general terms we are going to say that it is the spirit world. You reside there all of the time. This place, or an experience of this place, is always accessible to you. One of the benefits of meditation practice is that you can go there; you can tap into that consciously and use that to reassure your conscious mind to bring a sense of calm and peace to interact with other spirit beings and to bring about healing, rest or whatever you might need. This place is real. You live there already.
When you connect with another being there, some human being whose spirit you see in that place, yes, and their spirit is experiencing that with you. It depends on the person, whether that person’s conscious mind is aware of that or not. The way things work in the spirit world is that all of you are there at all times. Whether your conscious mind is paying attention or not, part of yourself, your soul self, is in the spirit world, interacting with other people and other spirit beings all of the time. As such you can, literally and truthfully, it would be accurate to say that you meet up with other spirits and whatever you consciously see happen there does happen in the spirit world and it does have an energetic affect in the physical world. This is the reason that some of you have gone through these meditations to resolve issues with other people. Then you find that the issue in everyday life seems to lose its charge. It seems to come to a resolution seemingly on its own, though you know that you began to do the work in the spirit world.
Most of the time the other person’s conscious mind is not aware of this because the fact is, most of you are not aware of what you are doing in the spirit world most of the time. It might be confusing to talk about it in waking life with people. They will not have the same memory that you have of that meditation. Occasionally you find these magical crossroads where someone tells you that they had a dream, then you tell them about your meditation and then you find that both of you were able to bring your consciousness to the same event in the spirit world. It is magical and powerful when you find those crossroads because it helps you develop further understanding in your conscious mind for what is happening in spirit.
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