by Deb Schnitta
the expression of our essence, housed within our Soul, exists
in a state free from limitations. Our Soul returns each incarnation to
be able to explore the possibility of the unlimited state of being
while connected to matter. The matter is the density and beauty of our
physical bodies, which includes our emotions, our thoughts and our
layer of who we are has certain characteristics and qualities that
allow for experiences within the layers of consciousness that we are
connected to. If, for instance, the mind (as part of the physical body)
explores a life experience solely from the basis of the personality, it
will observe and have one set of experiences. These experiences will be
largely influenced by the comfort of the mind. This comfort emerges as
part of past experiences, as well as ideas or concepts the mind
currently embraces as true.
same life experience seen through the doorway of the Soul will have
different meaning and significance. Often the situation is understood
from a higher perspective, and events, no matter how challenging for
the personality and mind, are seen by the Soul as opportunities for
exploration. It may be that learning occurs here simply as the Soul
witnesses how the personality responds to life events, with two
seemingly separate aspects, Soul and personality exploring their own
aspects of the same situation.
the personality becomes more interested in learning or living life from
a place of expansion, it opens to the opportunity of Soul influence.
This may be in meditation, through following an impulse from within the
personality itself, or through an act of consciously creating with the
a personality initially becomes interested in life being different is
often through the presence of limitation. Some area of life is not as
fluid, loving or easy as the mind desires. The personality is now
motivated to explore how else this area of life could be. It may read
books or talk to others. It may be that the area of life is so
significant, such as a health crisis, that much emphasis is placed on
here, a limitation is the opportunity to recognize consciously the
surroundings of our life. They may have been this way for a long time
but we have endured or barely noticed their presence. The limitation,
as a discomfort or source of yearning from within, gets our attention
and we as personalities engage.
second expression of limitation is that which keeps us from
experiencing who we truly are, in the largest sense of the word. In
this way, we are constantly given the opportunity to evolve, to move to
our next level of discovery and expansion. It is intrinsic to our
Soul's motivation for incarnating, to discover the free flowing
movement of our light while connected to the vehicle of our bodies.
here is the awareness of the boundary of consciousness in a given
situation that allows us to both recognize and choose what comes next.
It may be, for instance, that we, as personalities, expand during
meditation and experience a state of altered consciousness as a result.
By doing so, the mind and body experience peace that is different than
could be achieved from the personality simply by thinking about it.
Peace from this place of expansion occurs as layers of awareness expand
and join the larger flows. Often the mind has little awareness of what
transpires in achieving this heightened state and yet recognizes peace
in some way. It therefore sees this place of surrender as positive.
successive opportunity the personality has to enter into the state of
expansion softens the mind's view on surrender. Even areas not known
consciously to the mind have the opportunity to relax and update their
own perspective about surrender while this simple act of relaxing and
expanding during meditation occurs. What had previously been a
limitation is now seen by the mind as a recognizable aspect of the
process of expansion.
Deb Schnitta, RN is a leading pioneer in healing and
consciousness and the originator of Cellular Expansion and Healing TM (CE) a
revolutionary energy work that supports the resolution of constrictions and
illness at the level of the cells. CE affects the consciousness stored within
the cells and provides connection to Soul and the Divine.
An author of many books and Meditation CD Energy Programs for living a life
connected consciously to Soul and Spirit, Deb supports individuals seeking
healing, spiritual development and enlightenment. She has co-founded Vanati: A
Center for Energy Medicine and Consciousness with her partner, Pauline Dishler
M.Ed. Information about their revolutionary approach to healing, free distance
healing, and dynamic Meditation Energy Programs can be found at
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