“To be one of the first to respond to the NMG takes courage, integrity, humility and determination. I honor all of you for this and pray that you will see this in yourself.”
“Each Step in Steps to Knowledge is a portal into your greater life, a gift of remembrance and clarification. Take each Step carefully and as deeply as you can. Here everyday, be it good or bad, becomes a day of preparation, reconnection and remembrance.”
“Through my long and mysterious preparation to become the Messenger I was being tested repeatedly as if They were saying, ‘Can he be patient and proceed? Can he hold what We have given him thus far without explanation or justification? Can he quell self-doubt without self-condemnation? Will he follow the Steps We have given him to follow through each threshold? Will he remain confident and determined when others called to him fail and…
Will_Society: Hello and welcome to the Campfire Chat, on week seven of the session on Knowledge and Spiritual Practice, three days after the conclusion of the Steps Vigil. Let’s begin with our first discussion question for today:
Since participating in the 2017 Steps Vigil, has your relationship with the New Message and/or the Messenger changed?
I feel there is a sort of new beginning after the Vigil – new awareness of the miracle of living at this time, having the Messenegr speak to us, an awareness of where we are as a WWC and I also felt the huge importance of being a WWC where we recognise each other.
Recently I took a breath which felt like my first breath – it felt like I was really breathing in for the first time. During my Steps practice I have also at times felt my Teachers breathing with me, very fresh and pure air – as Reed says, like pure oxygen: “A pure oxygen environment.” So natural and really true to life. Feeling the Presence for me is tasting and smelling this pure air – really sensing it. After the Vigil, I’m beginning to have a feeling of what it would be like if we succeed.
Patricia_Society: “To what end do we do this?”
As was posed a couple of nights ago after Broadcast to all of us present..What’s important:
1. We search our experience for the evidence of Knowledge and realization. We note this, we interact with this, and we develop in keeping with this original, ongoing experience.
2. We build 4 strong Pillars and attend to them diligently as the weight and emphasis of life shifts for us over time.
3. We gather our skills and with them, find our place of service either to the New Message or to the world.
4. Then, we hold for 30-40 years.
All the while the New Message slowly moves into the world over our collective heads and backs, on the way to find those in the world who must find it.
So we just fold in. Individual development should not take precedence or be neglected either.
Our progress as individual participants will proceed at its own pace, but the Revelation is another matter entirely. It has its timing…it has many people and places to reach now…
Patricia_Society: … and even in the next few years…
May the importance of individual development and service be seen in this light…
Virgie_near Seattle: Thinking of the second question … Like others, I particularly noticed Patricia and Marshall talking about patience, waiting, holding, preparing … but felt like I did not know what they were talking about. I’ve been returning every day to Marshall’s exercise of “looking into our past for evidence of KN.” I think it’s starting to give me some kind of a reference point as to what it can look like to be patient and exercise restraint–or to be impatient–or to ignore and suppress something until a crisis comes about … (Mining mistakes for wisdom–such a helpful image.)
One thing I’ve been anxious about is that I’m so new to the journey, I understand so little, and yet there are some significant changes I need to make in my life somewhat soon. I’m so grateful for Marshall’s exercise that’s helped me to see that this patiently holding something that KN has given you, I think is not totally foreign to my experience after all. Perhaps I actually do know a tiny bit of what it’s like, and…
Tyyne Society: Thank you everyone. To you One-Time Donors of greatly varying amounts, to you as a Friend giving $5.00 to $75.00 consistently each and every month, and to you as a Pillar giving $100.00 a month, with some of you giving equal to 3 Pillars or 5 Pillars or more, we thank you. And to you as a Benefactor giving substantial gifts of your wealth and to you who designate The Society as your beneficiary in part or in whole, we thank you.
The call to support God’s New Message now and deep into the future is for you to give at a level that is equal in measure to what you can comfortably give.
On behalf of the mission and the future of this world, we thank each and every one of you for financially supporting the New Message from God.
Read more about the needs of the Messenger and The Society at: http://www.newmessage….ssage
If you have any questions about donating, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and Ayesha Summers or I can…
Carol_Society: We invite you to experience anew:
THE PRESENCE, an original revelation received by God’s Messenger
December 7, 2009, in Chau Doc, Vietnam
and released by the Messenger during the 2017 Steps Vigil:
VIDEOS of the 2017 STEPS VIGIL LIVE BROADCASTS
CAMPFIRE CHAT TRANSCRIPTS http://www.newmessage….ripts
Today’s Chat transcript to be posted at the end of our discussion.
studenthood yields >foundation building yields > service…along with skills and resources….yields>>> a New Message from God reaching humanity and the world.May we hold and be stable enough as a WWC, to support the Society as guardians and stewards of the New Message…into the deep future
Again, thank you all for participating in the Vigil, for finding the New
Alio @ Texas: Oh stingy fearful little me. I should be sharing here … I’m having too much isolated fun in PM chats. One vigil experience… (and experience is powerful…
Something magical happens when the merging happens. “Today I will experience the power of love”… is where it happened for me…. with the guilt, unworthy, self condemnation released, with that fearful veil let go, doing the act of letting awareness of Knowledge’s love happen, and loving- appreciating that, enjoying that 2 way loving, appreciating….. (yes, Knowledge appreciates you)… the prime relationship happens. “Budda, Christ and you come together” You are not limited access to that. It can and will happen in an instant. You can do it right now and then you can do it 10 minutes from now. Someday, we’ll all be doing it non-stop. Thank you Marshall and Patricia. I know it is beyond what we call “hard” but it is worth it. (Easy for me to say…. LOL) No really, it gets hard for us too. More LOL
Danny_Australia: @Martin I know yes it can be hard because like you may say oh that person is affected by the intervention… Ok but everyone is to some degree I guess so it may be just how we respond to these forces that determines the manifestation of this illness or challenge or learning experience and allows it to come to a more productive engagement based on relationship with a Higher Power and still interacting in the world