|SYDNEY GOODWILL UNIT OF SERVICE|
No 225/ October 2005
All are invited to join us on Saturday, 15 October, 1pm-5pm, at the YWCA, 5-11 Wentworth Avenue, Sydney, for:
Resurrecting Life - The Emerging Culture of Peace
We will work with meditation and conference to focus on the key questions raised in our last Newsletter:
In that last Newsletter we also included a focus on one of many initiatives being instituted under the inspiration of the Spirit of Peace - the "People's Summit for Departments of Peace" on October 18 & 19 and "Transforming Conflicts and Building a Culture of Peace" on October 16 & 17, both in London. Here in Sydney on 15 October we will focus thought, energy and vision behind these initiatives and all others inspired by the Spirit of Peace and working with the Spirit of Resurrection who brings our focus back to the reality of Life and its wholeness and dispels the illusion of death and separation.
If you would like to attend please register your intention by phoning us on (02) 9540 2391. We will need an indication of numbers to ensure that suitable space and set-up is arranged.
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The most subtle forces drive our every thought, feeling and act - a mother's love, recognition of a need, desire for achievement or recognition, fear of failure, desire for power and control, a sense of responsibility, an inspiration from our highest self, and so on. To direct attention to the motivating impulse behind events the Tibetan Master, Djwahl Khul, wrote the following to a disciple but it rings peculiarly true for humanity at this time:
So many amazing, momentous and mobilising events are occurring throughout our world. Even the natural world is undergoing great upheavals as we turn on a new tide into a new world, a new day, a new culture and a new civilisation. A new motivating centre of force is radiating through the planet and its humanity. Tsunamis, hurricanes, floods of epic proportions bring an Aquarian cleansing of our values and human relations. Millions are sacrificed through hunger, thirst and oppression to clarify the need and draw out the recognition of our common humanity and our common spirit as right human relations begin to form and express around the world. Such crises in such untold number and effect! Such opportunities to live to the essential truth and to dissipate the illusion of separateness, exclusivity and superiority - and to end the blinding fog of parochialism, complaisance, apathy and all the orthodoxy used to rationalise and protect it!
We begin to recognise and applaud the heroes who selflessly serve their fellow men. And as we follow their lead we usher in a new era of the leadership of the enlightened servers in place of the merely ambitious, acquisitive or self-serving. Competition, ambition and individual material success (of individuals, groups or nations) have demonstrated their destructive power and their service to death. This has clarified human vision to the point where it can begin to see and reveal the forces of life - eternally present and now, through the Spirit of Resurrection, bringing to light all that yet needs to be addressed as well as all that is truly good and beautiful.
What is the reality being restored to us, through us and by us? We need only to cut through the veils of an old conditioning and an old identity and look upon the real destiny which human consciousness was intended to express. It only requires us to let go of any desire to hold to, protect or hide behind anything. For everything is ultimately known and still embraced by the whole, still loved through to realisation, still understood as a point of emergence of the spirit of life itself working out.
The Spirit of Resurrection strides across the Aquarian water of life. Death no longer imprisons our consciousness with its fear, blame and bitter divisions. We know that there is no death - only the great reservoir of Life in which we onward move into fuller realisation. The leadership of the enlightened inspires enlightenment in us all. Such leaders build the new culture which is created through freedom, wholeness, recognition of every interdependent part within the whole of life and is organised through the power of the Spirit of Peace. The new civilisation is the externalisation, through time and space, of a living reality that has ever been and awaits only our realisation and implementation. The following extract from the Epilogue of the "The Journey Continues" reveals the new era:
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The Festival in Virgo will be celebrated at a meditation meeting at 8 pm on Friday, 16th September, at the YWCA, 5-11 Wentworth Avenue, Sydney. The keynote is: "I am the Mother and the Child, I God, I matter am."
The Festival in Libra will be celebrated at a meditation meeting at 8 pm on Monday, 17th October, at the YWCA, 5-11 Wentworth Avenue, Sydney. The keynote is: "I choose the Way which leads between the two great lines of force."
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Margaret Hampson has provided notice of the following:
In the book, The
Nature of the Soul, by Lucille Cedercrans we read: "Men and
women everywhere are becoming restless, dissatisfied and overburdened
with the world of material values they have created for themselves.
They seek new values which will bring lasting peace to their world,
little knowing as yet the nature of that peace."
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