THE VERTICAL COMPONENT
In man’s world of economics we work with three columns: Debit, Credit, and Balance. Debits and credits are two unbalanced components that work against one another to maintain a balance. It is so as well in God’s universe of rhythmic balanced interchange.
There is a vertical component and a horizontal component that together form a + sign. The vertical component in the Law of Balance is the spiritual or vibrational component — God or spirit. The horizontal component is the material plane of manifestation — Man and his world. When the Divine component is known and honored as the Cause and Source of everything on the horizontal plane, and the horizontal component is used to give expression to the vertical component of spirit, there is balance.
In spiritual terms, when God is expressed through Man the experience is balance for Man and his affairs. The result is a big plus (+). No deficit, no debt and no credit. Simply balance. When the vertical component is ignored or forgotten altogether, the equation is unbalanced and the result is a big minus (–) in human affairs. This is where we are now, and have been since our fall from grace in Paradise.
The Master Jesus spelled out the balanced equation very succinctly when he answered the chief priests and scribes who challenged him over the legality of paying homage to Caesar. Seeing that Caesar’s image and inscription were on the coin of the realm, he replied: “Render, therefore, unto Caesar’s the things that be Caesar’s and unto God the things that be God’s” (Luke 20:22-25). Of course, in truth, Caesar and all his coins and currency belong to God as well. “The Earth is the Lord’s and the fullness thereof, the world and they that dwell therein.” It all belongs to God to be used to manifest the beauty of Creation and reveal the kingdom and power and glory of the Creator. This is the literal and true meaning of the word “apocalypse”– revelation.
THE TRUE NATURE AND PURPOSE OF CURRENCY
Money represents life essence. It’s even green in most currencies. When we use money as a means of sharing our life with others and for conveying a spirit of love and appreciation, we render due homage to God and thus have a positive influence on our economy. On the other hand, when we pay for goods and services with a begrudging attitude of complaint over the high cost and what-have-you, we withhold homage from God and thus have a negative impact on our economy. It’s that simple. Our economy is not about money. It’s about how we go about vibrationally exchanging our life essence for goods and services.
Do I appreciate (increase) the value and worth of those who offer me their services and goods so that they they can continue to re-give with the money I exchange and the positive reinforcement of a grateful spirit, or do I depreciate (decrease) their sense of value and worth as merchants and people by conveying a spirit of complaint or criticism as I hand over my cash or credit card? I humbly confess that I have done both.
THE TRUE NATURE OF THE ECONOMY
The currency of the God’s universe is life essence. We the people ARE the economy of God. Our bodies belong to Life, our minds belong to Truth, and our hearts belong to Love. For Life and Truth to flow through our bodies and minds, Love needs to flow through our hearts. Love is the vertical component, and it comes down from God out of heaven right through the middle of our hearts in each moment. Each moment is where the vertical touches and passes through the horizontal to imbue flesh with life. And it is always NOW. Life is only in the present moment where perfect balance abides as a fulcrum for the creative process of giving and re-giving. Our function as the economy of God is to extend the Creative Process from His balanced fulcrum of love to the material world — which is nothing more than light vibrating at lower and coarser frequencies so as to appear to have substance. Through Man the frequency of Light shifts and begins to be visible and tangible. We are God’s helpers in creating a visible world that may reflect the glory of God’s perfect sense of balance.
Walter Russell writes:
The universal law of balance is that principle of equal interchange between all creating things which preserves both the unity and the continuity of the universe.
There’s not anything more powerfully cohesive than love for preserving the unity and continuity of the universe. My spiritual teacher repeated an admonition a hundred times if once: “Never underestimate the power of spiritual expression.” There is not anyone or any circumstance that can prevent me from being thankful, kind and considerate. Rendering unto God what is God’s opens one to receive what God has to give to us and through us into the world.
GENIUS IS INHERENT IN EVERYONE
I received an excellent and in depth comment from one of my blog flowers and favorite authors, Hugh Malafry, whose captivating novels I have reviewed in this blog — notably The Light at Lindisfarne — in which he inquires about a statement I had made regarding Walter Russell’s source for his writings. I had stated that the messages he recorded in The Divine Iliad were for mankind and not just for Walter Russell. My friend wrote: “Would it not be better to open people to the sense that a like and confirming experience can be known by them when they are open to what Russell was open to?” In other words, direct revelation from God is available to anyone who opens to it. “Ask and ye shall receive. Seek and ye shall find. Knock and it shall be opened.” Genius, as Russell proved over and again in his life, is inherent in everyone.
The Light is in everyone and everything to its fullest extent. It is in every cell of one’s body, centering it. It is in the magnetic poles of everyone, controlling them. You may have that Light of all-knowledge for the asking. Knowledge is cosmic; it is universal. Desire what you will of it and it will unfold within you. You will suddenly become consciously aware of it by receiving a flash of inspiration. That flash is your answer.
We are what we desire to be. We can be what we wish to be. If we make a plan of our own lives and desire that plan to be fulfilled, we will become that. And all the laws of the universe will help us to become that. Each step in the unfoldment of desire leads to new unfoldment.
Desire to be great and you will be. Desire to kill and you can also kill. The universe helps equally in either case. The universe works with each person to help him fulfill his desire, no matter what that desire is. We can make or break ourselves. Our lives are our own making. If we work with the law of balance, we achieve balanced results. If we break the law, the law breaks us to an equal extent—and immediately.
Then Russell pens this revelation in The Divine Iliad, which needs no explanation or commentary from me.
“Sit ye not and ask, acting not, for thy desire will not come thy way to thee unaided by thy strong arms.”
GIVING FOR RE-GIVING
We can choose to give in order to receive. Or we can give in order to foster the continuance of life in the body of Mankind. Walter Russell saw giving in a different light and from a cosmic perspective. He saw many things in a different way than most. For example, he saw unbalance as necessary to motion. He saw breaking the Law of Balance not as a “sin” against God but only as an offense against one’s self and humanity. God cannot be offended by human failure and disobedience. He writes . . .
The secret of harmonious human relations lies in a deeper understanding of rhythmic balanced interchange between opposite unbalanced halves of all transactions. Unbalance is necessary in order for interchange to take place, for without two unbalanced conditions motion could not take place at all.
No matter how great the desire is to walk, one cannot do so until he loses his balance by dividing it into opposite halves to become the basis of a two-way moving cycle. With one unbalanced half, he takes one step, and recovers his balance with the other half of the cycle in order to take the next step. If the interchange is equal, he will walk steadily. If not, he will stagger or fall. He has not committed a sin against God or the universe by thus falling. He has merely hurt his own body and gained an experience in so doing.
Vapors rising from the ocean are balanced by rains falling into it. The balance of this planet in its orbit is so perfect that an astronomer can tell to the split second where it is at any time-or when an eclipse of the sun or moon will take place.
If the earth should vary ever so slightly in its orbit and become out of balance with the other planets in this solar system, its oceans would rise over its highest mountains and sweep all expressions of life from its surface.
T he perpetuity of Creation is based upon the constant giving of one half of a cycle to the other half for the purpose of repeating the creative process through another cycle of giving for regiving. (Russel, The Divine Iliad)
In our day to day lives we play the roles of both merchant and customer, giver and receiver, server and servee. I am both in every exchange, for I am you and you are me. What I do to and for you I do to and for myself. I foster my own perpetuity when I give to you in exchange for what you re-give to me and others, for in truth there are no “others.”
I have a bit more to write on this subject, and this post is already over seventeen-hundred words in length. I’ll continue sharing my thoughts — and those of my friend who took the time to comment on this series theme — in my next post. Until then,
Be love. Be loved.
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