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Communicating with your Higher Self

This article was written by Carl Llewellyn Weschcke on November 30, -0001
posted under Higher Self

I swear to tell myself the truth. I swear to regard every event (or condition) as a particular dealing between myself and the Holy Guardian Angel. These were the two primary oaths in the work of the G.'.B.'.G.'. (which see).

What we’re doing, of course, is building more lines of communication between the middle (everyday) consciousness and the super consciousness, or between the personality and the Holy Guardian Angel. And, we are doing one more important thing: in promising to tell the truth we are building trust between the selves that often act as if separate entities. Therein lays a mystery and an important recognition.

On this basis of trust, the Higher Self knows that its messages will be respected and attended to.

But, there remains a problem to our communications, and that is that—in part—the Higher Self doesn’t speak directly in the common language. Your Holy Guardian Angel doesn’t just shout: "Hey, down there, listen up! I want you to stick with the GBG for six more months."

Instead, through the use of clues and symbols, you have to put effort into understanding the message, making communication a two-way street and a learning situation with direct application to your needs of the moment. In other words, despite the cautions against a pathological belief that everything is a message just for you, almost anything can be used to bridge the gap between meaningless and meaningful. A crystal ball is just a polished rock, but it can open your vision to another world. With intention, anything can become a key to unlock the doors of the Unconscious.

Before Integration there must be Communication. Divination and Meditation on the divinatory results and your dreams provide the basis for communication.


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