Someone asked, "What am I?"
Guangfan answered, "There is nothing in the whole universe that is not you."
"...when we see things as being separate and discrete (like the human body), this is an illusion... In Reality matter (and thus humans) are structures of the universe, thus we are all subtly interconnected not only to the world around us, but to all other matter in the universe."
This website is intended to expedite our personal and cosmic growth towards wholeness. Wholeness comes about through the union of seemingly separated halves, such as male and female, good and evil, Heaven and Earth, and spirit and flesh. It is up to each of us as individuals to grow towards a greater wholeness by dissolving our limited ideas about who and what we are, thereby expanding beyond our current identities and incorporating aspects of the whole which we do not currently perceive as 'ourselves'. By marrying the opposites mentioned above within ourselves, we actually unite the entire cosmos together, since everything is connected, and therefore by finding individual wholeness, and fully embodying both spirit and flesh, we are creating cosmic harmony. That is, we are uniting Heaven and Earth.
To embrace both our spirits and our flesh, and to know that we are both of these, is not an easy task, for there is tremendous inertia from the historical division of these two aspects, though they are actually one. It is due to this unnatural division that Paganism and Christianity have never truly mixed, nor Eastern and Western spirituality, nor modern progress and natural living. However, as each individual returns to their own divine wholeness, the entire cosmos is shifted; when spirit and flesh are no longer divided, but are absolutely one, then we belong again to what has been called Eden, Avalon, Shambhala, or the New Jerusalem. By whatever name it is called, it is the union of our divine male aspect, with our divine female aspect- of our spirit and our flesh- and it is a wholly new vibration. This new vibration comes about through the ascension of the body, which comes about through the descent of the spirit. We are the meeting point between them. We are both spirit and flesh. We are living bridges born to unite Heaven and Earth. And so we cannot wait for the new realm to arrive, for it is up to us to create it.
"The necessity to embrace the inner initiation of our polar opposite is strong at this time. For men to realize their feminine, which is a key to the inner realms, and for women to realize their masculine, which is a key to the outer realms, is necessary in order to achieve wholeness. This truth is embedded deep in the heart of most esoteric belief, although it is hidden in popular manifestations of religion. Only when we have accepted our polar opposite is there a true mating between spirit and matter."
Caitlin Matthews, SOPHIA: Goddess of Wisdom, Bride of God
"Those who wish
to embody the Tao
attributed to Lao Tzu
in Brian Walker Hua Hu Ching : Unknown Teachings of Lao Tzu
that all these fragments is separately existent is evidently an illusion,
and this illusion cannot do other than lead to endless conflict and
confusion. Indeed, the attempt to live according to the notion that the
fragments are really separate is, in essence, what has led to the growing
series of extremely urgent crises that is confronting us today. Thus, as is
now well known, this way of life has brought about pollution, destruction of
the balance of nature, over-population, world-wide economic and political
disorder and the creation of an overall environment that is neither
physically nor mentally healthy for most of the people who live in it.
Individually there has developed a widespread feeling of helplessness and
despair, in the face of what seems to be an overwhelming mass of disparate
social forces, going beyond the control and even the comprehension of the
human beings who are caught up in it."
"All of creation that can be beheld by the eye and all that cannot is born of the element of consciousness. Each individual from a single grain of sand to the gods themselves are but facets of the one whole divine consciousness with an eternal inner-connection, separated only by their own definition of the self."
"It is not man who is transformed into god, but god who undergoes transformation in and through man."
"The Gods kicked us out of Eden, but they couldn't kick Eden out of us."
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"The union of spirit and flesh creates a subtle new harmony.
Two unique worlds come together, and through our hearts unite into one.
For it is only in the voice of the flesh, that the song of the spirit is finally sung."