The Addiction of Judgment

We often think of addiction being about alcohol, drugs, and anything we cant stop. These kinds of addictions are easy to spot, but there are other addictions that are not so easy to spot.

When we make a judgment or are judging we get an instant hit of self-righteousness. We tell ourselves we are better and it produces a momentary high a kind of euphoria. This euphoria, no matter what the length of time it stays, is addictive. It gives us an illusion we are in control and directing our life at a conscious level. As this high wears off we feel guilty. Instinctively we know at the same time we feel guilty, knowing we are separating our self from our true Identity, I am. Like all addictions to wipe out the feelings we are faced with we redo the act of judgment to bring back the state of euphoria.

Similarly with all addiction we become isolated when we judge others. As a caution here there is a difference between discernment and judging. When we discern our action is not based on a binary good or bad, but rather what we have learned is safe and workable for us.

Almost all addiction is embedded in childhood. By repeating the addiction we are trying to numb a fundamental wound having occurred before we were 13 years of age. Maybe someone told you that you weren’t good enough or you experienced some type of distress that left you feeling alone and numb. To avoid this pain we project it on others pointing out the imperfections we feel within our self. We separate our being from the very idea we are trying to know, our true self, our spirit, our god self, one mind Love.

When we are told we are not right, or judged as being bad in our mind we immediately go to the concept that God is good, I am not good therefore I am not God. Or Truth is that, which is so or good or all, but I am not good I am lacking therefore I am not Truth. Our mind reasons in a syllogistic manner and takes us to a place of pain and being isolated from that, which is our holy center. When you judge you are separating yourself from the binding force in the universe, love.

Judging is like picking at a scab, it keeps it raw and does not heal. To heal from past wounds and pain you must be willing to see the dark ideas, the shadow self, we all carry within us. We must stand still and witness our own actions without judging them as good or bad. At first you will trigger and not be able to stop judging and hurting others… eventually you will recognize a pattern of emotions and circumstances that trigger you into judging and emotions used to cover up past wounds. You will be able to understand what is happening and eventually find ways to heal. (The Prosperos Releasing the Hidden Splendor seminar is one method to accomplish this, www.theprosperos.org.)

As long as you continue to judge and be addicted to the feelings of self-righteousness you will not have control over your life and feel powerless. Hatred, anger, sadness don’t resolve anything. They simply produce more and immerse you deeper into dark areas of your unconscious mind. Recovering from our emotional addiction give us back our power, sacred love, and sense of totality of being. Recovering is not easy and it might take a lifetime for some, but in the end… like the prodigal son, you are welcomed home again by the father/creative source, Truth.

Recovering from addiction leaves you open to experience true happiness, and an eureka moment of knowing that Truth is all there is.

© 2018 Suzanne Deakins
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In The Image of Love

I say to you, you are made in the image of God, Love. You are Love.

In Western religious training we are often told: God is love, and our parents or caregivers inform us that we are not God: I am not God, our silent conclusion is then: there for I am not love. As we mature this line of thinking draws us into a state of confusion.

By eleven years of age, we know our parents are our physical progenitors. We see ourselves reflected back in them by physical image and sometimes emotional image. Most of us were taught that God created the world and universe. This must mean that God created us, and again a conclusion that our parents are God. This con­clusion is in our child’s mind.

We see our parents’ habits and our disagree­ments with them as some kind of expression of God. How are we to believe and have faith in that which we feel betrayed us time and again? We have placed the attributes our parents (and other adults) displayed into the category of God. Our sense of God, Truth, Divine Mind. and Consciousness are immediately tainted by a misunderstanding of spiritual law.

We venture out into the world seeking to eradicate our existential void. We have seen with our own eyes that our parents and family are separate from us. We feel unacceptable and hated by the very progenitors that created us. We seek to love and be loved intuitively feeling that this is the answer the key to our salvation.

Like the prodigal son we seek our fortune in the world that seemingly is out there. We be­lieve we can control any circumstance. Feeling empowered by our new awareness we try to direct the unfolding of consciousness, the mani­festation of life around us. And like the prodigal son we must eventually return to the “house of our father.” This is we must return to under­standing spiritual law/Truth as the governing and creative force in our life.

In our return we seek to eradicate the exis­tential void* we have lived. We seek to free our­selves of the addiction of human understanding for the experience of God/Truth that transcends our ego, misguided understandings of our in­tellect and even our emotions.

We seek acceptance by the force that creates all life. To know the connection to understand it is all one idea, divine mind unfolding, we must give up our separateness and look squarely into the face of God. The father awaits our return. A great feast is prepared and JOY resides. The father is known only to the father. Like 2+2= 4 is not known to the error of 2+2=5 our error of thought is not known to the father who is spiri­tual law, Truth.

We are once again faced with the daunting task of looking at the face of God… we must drop the veils of illusion that anything exists other than God as Love. To escape our condem­nation to hell and life in this existential void, to gain salvation* we must see that we are indeed the child of God. We must pull the curtain from the mirror. Drop the dreams of addiction, of control and separateness for the reality that all we are is love.

Standing before the mirror naked and un­adorned knowing we are indeed love and this love is the only salvation any of us have. It is the only path that leads us out of the separateness, the hate, the blame and shame. We step from the darkness into the Splendor of God. For God whispers, “you shall live forever for have brought forth in love.”

© 2002-2018 Suzanne Deakins When God Whispers available on amazon.com     www.onespiritpress.com, onespiritpress@gmail.com

 

 

Love Is

Love has very little to do with freedom if it recognizes it at all. Love is a binding force. It helps us over come separateness in our thinking and in our under-standing of Truth. Love is is is is… When we get into emotional aspects of love, like loving them enough or loving them 100% we are not dealing with the love but a personal concept of humanness.

Truth is not emotional, well okay it is sexy and seductive, but not really emotional, neither is love. Love is not emotional. We think we feel it with your hearts, but what we are really feel­ing is the pull of the energy it represents. This energy is pulling and pushing us to greater accep­tance and under-standing of our self as Truth as not being separate from God. Love is the force, which takes us to the Garden of Eden where in we may stand naked before God unashamed in our wholeness and perfection. When we try to break the bindings of love and leave the Gar­den of Eden we feel spiritual pain. Our quest as Translators is to build a Garden of Eden over and over again, so that we may know God un­afraid and without shame and guilt.

We do not expand our consciousness without others. Consciousness is reflective in nature. Reflecting consciousness shows us our percep­tion and that which resides in our unconscious mind. In isolation we tend to become insular re­fusing to dilate out to the universe and accept the seeds of God and Truth in our conscious­ness. Love needs another it needs the rela­tionships of Truth in its drive to dilate and ac­cept God and Truth.

Love is the communion of life. It is para­mount to our expression of life. The need for communion is so important that we would hit the most delicate of all beings at birth, so that they would announce the appearance in the group and readiness to participate in the communion of life as love. Communion and communication are the same concept. When accepting a communion you accept the link/talk with the Christ self.

In participating in the communion of life we give voice sound to Truth. “In the beginning was the word and the word was God.” We are the weav­ers of the Universe. In our work and under­standing during moments of communion, we weave the new fabric of universal conscious­ness. We weave the host, the blood and body of the Christ consciousness. This can only be done in a relationship with another to have full impact. So whether it is with one or a group or a healing triad, it must still be done with reflective con­sciousness.

© 2000-2018 by Suzanne Deakins

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