The Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters, and God spoke the Word: “Let there be light.” And with that Tone, the heavenly hosts of angels joined the Creator in singing the Universe into being.
(Click on the image to start the two-part video and play to the end)
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“Gird up now thy loins like a man; for I will demand of thee, and answer thou me: Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? Declare if thou hast understanding. Who hast laid the measures thereof, if thou knowest? or who hath stretched the line upon it? Whereupon are the foundations thereof fastened? or who laid the cornerstone thereof; When the morning stars sang together, and all the sons of God shouted for joy? . . . Knowest thou the ordinances of heaven? Canst thou set the dominion thereof in the earth?” (Job 38:3-7,33)
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THE MUSIC OF THE SPHERES
By the tone of the words above — my favorite passages from the Book of Job — we are expected, even demanded, to know the answer to the questions “Where wast thou?” and “Knowest thou?” Apparently, Man was there, along with heavenly hosts, and participated with the angels in laying the foundations of the Earth. Do you have a haunting memory of being there? I do, and a few others I am aware of who have awakened to their angelic presence in heaven . . . and begun listening to and interpreting “frequencies from another dimension,” as David Bohm describes the function of our holographic brains in a holographic universe.
We are being drawn by Love back to a remembrance of our spiritual and vibrational foundation where alone we know we have been with God since the beginning and know well the ordinances of heaven and how to set their dominion in the earth; first the earth of our physical bodies, and then the planet upon which we have incarnated. We are beginning to remember, as the Spirit of Truth is recalling all things to remembrance. We are beginning to know and know that we know.
There’s a prevailing sense of being in and knowing a grander and vaster world than planet Earth and having been a participant in it since the foundations of the Earth were laid in the Heaven and the dominion of the ordinances set in the earth — when we were given charge over Creation, “dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.” That dominion was to be exercised from our intended place in the heaven, where original Man was created in the image and after the likeness of the Creator. We have temporarily lost that dominion and have become subject and prey to the wild kingdoms of the natural world. It’s time to remember who we are and from whence we have fallen; time to return to a remembrance of our foundation in the heaven.
When we think of foundations we commonly think of the underpinnings of buildings. This is so in the material world of analogous form. In Bohm’s immaterial “implicate order,” the foundations of forms in the material “explicate order” are in the heaven above the earth — “a realm of meaningful, patterned primary reality that transcends space and time.” As we set about creating the New Earth together, it may be helpful to revisit the Creation story in the Book of Genesis and consider the protocols in the unfolding Creative Process — for there’s only one Creative Process and only one way creation unfolds. It moves in cycles from Radiation to Response to Attraction which leads to Union and completes itself in Unified Radiation. This is my current meditation, which I am delighted to share in this post.
If you recall, in the Book of Genesis it is said that in the beginning “God created the heaven and the earth.” The heaven was created first, and in the heaven God created and established the ordinances for the foundations of the earth, the vibrational patterns for the earth. In the quantum world of pure energy, this is creation in its invisible wave form before energy and light waves collapse and become particles.
CYMATICS: SHAPING MATTER WITH SOUND VIBRATIONS
A graphic portrayal of the vibrational nature of the Creative Process can perhaps best be understood in the context of the science of Cymatics where invisible sound waves create images and visible shapes in sand, or lycopodium and other responsive mater, such as the surface of water. (In the implicate order, sound is of course inaudible.) Enjoy this 9.25-minute video for an educational and entertaining demonstration.
Here are cymatic images of the human voice
Here are the Cymatic images of 12 piano notes. Each note, when intoned, shapes hallowed space according to its own unique tone and resultant overtones and undertones. Creation thus blossoms in its myriad and diverse shapes and colors.
John Stuart Reid on the vibrational foundation of life (2.30 video)
IN THE BEGINNING GOD
In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. And God said, Let there be light: and there was light. And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness. And God called the light Day and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day. (Gen 1:1-5)
I will consider a few of the implications in this passage. The first implication is that the God of Creation, designated as “he,” employed the energy of the Divine Masculine, a magnetic force field, in drawing together the various vibrational essences and lines of force in setting the Creative Process in motion, the initiating power being positive action or radiation. Having both “male and female” creating energies available, here God is in his masculine role as Creator — Brahma of Hinduism. God, who is Love, is always in the beginning of the Creative Process.
A second implication is that there were “waters” already in existence upon which the Spirit of God moved. These waters may be known as the waters of consciousness; in this instance the Consciousness of the Creator. Also, water is the symbol of truth, the provision of design and control in the developing process. Water is also the first of the Four Forces of creation and comes at the beginning of a Creative Process. Air is the second Force, which in this event is the Spirit of God in motion, like the wind, moving upon the face of the waters.
A third implication is that sound was used by the Creator to speak light into existence: “And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters; and God said, Let there be light.” When the Spirit of God, Love, moves upon the face of the waters of our consciousness, light is created and shines into the darkness.
A fourth aspect of this creative action worth noting is in the creative command “Let,” a word used to manifest form in every phase in the cycles of creation. “Let there be light . . . Let there be a firmament . . . Let the dry land appear.” Letting the Creative Process unfold naturally is always the path forward in life.
A fifth and peculiar implication is the order in which morning follows evening in a creative day: “And the evening and the morning were the first day.” This implies that the day begins at high noon and not a midnight. In our earthly perspective, evening follows morning and the day begins at midnight. Of course one of God’s creative days is much longer than twenty-four hours; more like tens-of-thousands of earth years.
In a wholistic and holographic model and context, this is very important for us to be aware of, for in the evening we set the tone and the heaven for the new day; we plant the vibrational seeds of intention that gestate in our consciousness as we sleep and blossom as sunrise starts a new day. This is particularly significant for those who live on the West Coast of the Americas and other continents; but it applies to all of us as sunset approaches each evening. All this emphasizes the connections we have in this living entity we call Home among the stars with one another in the one body of humanity, the Body of God on Earth, and with the Earth itself. We are One Entity.
THE MORNING STARS WITH THE SONS OF GOD
The last line of the passage from the Book of Job at the top speaks of a most significant event: “When the morning stars sang together and all the sons of God shouted for joy.” What a beautiful and harmonious image these words portray. “Morning Star” is one of the names given to the angel Lucifer — also called “Son of the Morning” and “Bearer of the Light.” Apparently, there are a host of morning stars, of light bearers. They came with the creation of Light. They are described here as singing together — and the sons of God as shouting for joy. We know something of this today as angels awaken their human consciousness to what is already present and provided for by our Creator. I may not be shouting for joy outwardly. But in my heart I am shouting for joy in the awakening occurring all over the earth — also in knowing that we are encompassed by the angelic hosts of Heaven who are watching over us with love and protective care.
All this to say that sound, music, singing and joyful shouting were all involved in the Creation of the World. This implies the sounding of a Tone, Gabriel’s trumpet perhaps. As we saw in the Cymatics demonstration, sound has a way of bringing order and design out of chaos and confusion. The Tone of Love is a clarifying sound and a purifying fire that cleanses the heart to make room for knowing the ordinances of heaven and our angelic presence in the world. These words by my spiritual mentor, the late Lord Martin Exeter are germane to the process of purification:
“What is it that makes possible the cleansing of the heart? It isn’t anything that the mental apparatus of human beings can do. There is a means by which the heart may be purified. Fundamentally that means comes by reason of the sounding of the tone. This requires that the tone be sounded within the range of the substance of human minds and hearts. This process was described as the angels being sent forth with a great sound of a trumpet. If the impurities of heart can just be shuffled to one side sufficiently for the moment, there is the experience of that tone and love for the tone, the sound of the trumpet, and love for the source from which that tone proceeds. When that is greater than anything else, the human heart may be purified, purified by whatever this tone is.“
As my heart is purified by my love for the tone and delight in sounding the tone of love in my living, rare and refined substance of spirit, described as pneumaplasm, begins to fill the imaginal realm of the heart and ascend upward into the heaven, the invisible realm of primary reality. Pneumaplasm is very sensitive and impressionable by high frequency vibrations. Images begin to make their impressions in the pneumaplasm. We begin to see and to know the vibrational ordinances of heaven and learn how to set their dominion in the earth.
Purification of the heart, the imaginal realm where the things of Spirit can emerge from out of heaven and be perceived and known in consciousness, is the first step. “Rejoice ye heavens and ye that dwell in them.”
We could do with a lot of rejoicing right now in this vale of mounting tears we call our Home among the vast Universe of stars and galaxies. Especially as we set about letting the New Earth appear from out of the New Heaven. I’ll leave you to explore and interpret the implications of these biblical passages . . . as well as my thoughts herein expressed and shared with all. I would love to share your thoughts by email, or in the comment section. Until my next post,
Be love. Be loved.
Cymatic demo by John Stuart Reid
The ‘Cosmic Cliffs’ of the Carina Nebula, taken by the new James Webb Space Telescope. (aljazeera.com)
For an in depth look into the secrets of cymatics and the holographic nature of water, here is a 32 minute video with John Stuart Reid on YouTube. https://youtu.be/uMK3OVBjx2Q
Comments on: "Laying the Foundations of the Earth: A Sonic Event" (5)
As you have so correctly emphasized, Anthony, how important sound is to the creative process of life, of the universe. It is even the initiating energy of creation! Like you, I am now in my 80s and I’ve come to realize how important it is to maintain a creative flow of sound in my life. In the mail room where I work here at Sunrise Ranch I maintain a flow of relaxing mellow jazz piano music on the stereo much of the day. It helps me to sustain a right tone in my consciousness and to calm what can be a very dissonant racket coming from out of the world.
Anthony I’ve been getting your mailings for a long time, but the older I get, the more I realize that the “evangelical” segment of Christianity, while they have some laudable common beliefs and social morays, are missing out on some of the spiritual action to the extent they don’t spend more time exploring the intersection of “physics” and spirit that you gravitate to. Good on you brother.
Tony, your writing is always beautiful. I admire your output, each week expressing great and noble awareness in dense essence easy to receive, the Word made words. I could comment on each paragraph and elaborate from my own perspective, which necessarily must be somewhat different than your because U stand at the center of my field of life and you stand at the center of yours, and our fields overlap but not entirely. Nonetheless, we meet at the center and rejoice in one another’s company. I enjoy your friendship and your wisdom and intelligence very much. Thank you for everything. db
Pardon the typos — this is what I wrote before my iPhone self-corrected my writing:
Tony, your writing is always beautiful. I admire your output, each week expressing great and noble awareness in dense essence easy to receive, the Word made words. I could comment on each paragraph and elaborate from my own perspective, which necessarily must be somewhat different than yours because I stand at the center of my field of life and you stand at the center of yours, and our fields overlap but not entirely. Nonetheless, we meet at the center and rejoice in one another’s company. I enjoy your friendship and your wisdom and intelligence very much. Thank you for everything. db
Thanks David for your gift of acknowledgment, and especially your friendship. I too enjoy you and am always enriched by the depth and expansiveness of your grasp of and insight into the ineffable, and especially your ability to articulate essences of spiritual reality.
I like how you framed how our fields overlap “but not entirely.” We enjoy a more complete picture and understanding of truth this way. I’m also delighted that my writing stimulates implications and thoughts in your own mind. I love you my brother. See you Sunday. Tony