Freewill and Judgement Question

I wonder how you define freewill, I’m a bit theologically curious. I don’t think God is as non judgmental as you seem to [think], and I think you are giving him a get out of jail free card on some things. And my bias is Christian…  V.

Thanks for the comment and question. (Here’s my answer.  I’m sure others would have other answers.)

More important than my understanding of freewill and more important than our differences in our beliefs is the question, “What do we do with our beliefs?”

The world will never have “Peace on Earth, and Goodwill towards all men” if we think we all must believe the same way, because that’s not going to happen.  But, if we look at the question of what do we do with our beliefs, or to what use do we put our beliefs, or how do our own beliefs serve us?, then as we answer this or these questions, our answers will determine how we treat and relate to God, ourselves, and each other.

If we use our beliefs to strengthen our kindness, our compassion, our understanding, mercy and forgiveness, our support, our encouragement, our willingness to hold the hand of those who need a helping hand, then we will find that the world does indeed gain more “Peace on Earth and Goodwill towards all men.”

But, if we use our beliefs to condemn, to criticize, to judge, or to carry out our own vengeance, or our own bitterness, resentment, or hatred, then we will not achieve that which Christ has come to establish.  We can use our beliefs to bury people in guilt and shame.  We can use our beliefs to symbolically stone people to death, until they despair and lose all sense of hope for themselves.  We can use our beliefs to chain and imprison people in blame.   We can use our beliefs in any number of ways to bury people under the weight of the entire world, if we want to choose that.

Regardless of what God chooses to do, to judge or not judge, we can choose, within our own hearts and minds, the beliefs, acts, thoughts and feelings which we want to follow and become who we choose to be.  This is how I define freewill – making a choice on our/my own actions, our/my own feelings, our/my own thoughts, and our/my own beliefs, and then following through with them.

This may seem to some people to contradict the fact that we live on a planet that has a system of justice and imprisonment.  This is a reality on our planet, but each of us still has the choice within us as to whether we condemn another or hate another within our own heart.  Even those that commit crimes, that go through our criminal system, and that are imprisoned – these men and women are loved by someone, and most certainly by Christ,  in addition to being the recipients of Infinite Love from our Infinite God, who also offers Infinite Forgiveness, Infinite Understanding, Infinite Mercy to you, me and everyone else.

This means that everyone, no matter what we, of our own freewill have chosen to act out, or think, or believe, — everyone is already worthy enough to be loved — with no exceptions — and no one can stop this love going to another person.  We can only stop what comes to ourselves.

When we realize this is for all of us, and let the Infinite Expressions of God come forth for all of us, then we have (to use the common phrase) “accepted the keys to the kingdom” – the keys to that existence where Infinite Forgiveness, Infinite Mercy, Infinite Understanding, Infinite Patience, Infinite Compassion and Infinite Love all exist and are ours both within and without.

But, wait, there’s more.  (Sorry, it was too tempting to write that sentence.)  We don’t have to wait until we die to accept this, because of our own freewill, we can choose – within our hearts and minds today to act, to think, to relate, to treat others from that place within us where God lives and where we can draw upon Infinite Mercy, Infinite Patience, Infinite Forgiveness, Infinite Understanding and Infinite Love when dealing with each other.  This is called, “creating a Heaven on Earth.”

God has given us freewill to make our own choices.  These choices of actions, feelings, emotions, thoughts, beliefs and more, – we make these choices every minute of every day.  As humans, we are a mixed bag of all of these, including being judgmental and condemning at times.  With that, it’s not unheard of our wanting God to follow our lead and be like we are, judging who and what we judge, rather than us follow Christ’s lead – being patient, forgiving and merciful – letting go of judgement.

Thank you, again, for your comments and question.  This is how I answer, and I’m sure it is very different than many others’ answer.

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“None of us understands God, as much as God understands God.”  (The Rainbow Cards, ©, 2014, Jodie Senkyrik)

“As we pray for others, so are we praying for ourselves.” (The Rainbow Cards, ©, 2003-2015, Jodie Senkyrik)

“To successfully forgive, we must let go of the benefits we believe we get from NOT forgiving.” (The Rainbow Cards, ©, 1999-2015, Jodie Senkyrik)

“Feeling peace is not experiencing God.  Helping someone else feel peace is experiencing God.” (The Rainbow Cards, ©, 1999-2015, Jodie Senkyrik)

Darkness and Light

Darkness was always there ….and will be in the future ….Yesterday Hitler and Stalin, today ISIS. There are always two polarities needed to make whole. Night and day, plus and minus, yin and yang and so on ….The darkness is needed so we can see there is light out there. If there would be no darkness (no negativity) we will not be able even to see (be aware) that there is light out there. Hitler an ISIS …they are needed to give us opportunity to be aware of opposite: light, sun, love peace, kindness, help ect. With such “negative groups” as they are, world is changing faster for the better (towards the new better world). If there was no Hitler who would even bother to make any important change in the world. There would be no moving forward. But: standstill is not god for the world. Everything in our Universe is based on the movement.

So see: every war had a deeper purpose for the world then it seems: after each war in the past necessary changes has been quicker and much bigger then would be if there was non. Wars push mankind forward when it needed so. So this way negativity gets its purpose. Love.  Z

This is a common view of “Light and Darkness”, but if one were to follow further down the line of this belief they’d find a view that negates free will.  I’ll explain.  Let’s look at the “Light and Darkness” from another direction – the point of view of light and darkness being vibration levels on a spectrum of consciousness instead of names assigned to specific unchangeable states.

Darkness isn’t a substance of itself.  Instead, we name the states of lower vibration “darkness.”  We name the states of higher vibration, “Light”.  Both of these and everywhere in between and outside of these chosen positions are levels on a spectrum of vibration.

In our universe and beyond all known universal existence, all is vibration – everything. “Darkness” and “Light” are labels of two characteristics/levels of vibration.  We’ve given different states of vibration names in order to help us convey the concepts that we talk about.  This highest vibration level we call ‘light’.  Acts, thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that are further from this highest vibration – from this ‘light’ – are lower vibrations and we call these lower vibrations “dark”.

God Consciousness which is the Consciousness of Infinite Oneness, Infinite Awareness, Infinite and Pure Love, Infinite and Pure Patience, Forgiveness, Understanding, Mercy, Kindness, etc. is the highest vibration.

In the same way that you and I as spiritual/human beings have consciousness and in the same way that all living things have consciousness at some level, this Highest Vibration has consciousness, and the Consciousness is the vibration level of Infinite Existence. This (also named) Infinite Love is the vibration of the Oneness of all Life.  These are not just concepts to bounce around philosophically, but the substance of existence.  (Love isn’t just a feeling, it is the vibration of the highest existence, but that’s for another article.)

But, these concepts of the Infinite are hard to understand for us, because as humans, we have not been able to completely understand Infinite anything.  We can have subjective experiences which last a moment in time, and possibly give us a glimpse of that which is way beyond our self concepts.  Yet, when we try and convey that to others who have no equal frame of reference, it becomes all but impossible for us humans to convey, especially using physical, 3-dimensional examples.

So we use the terms to try to convey different aspects of, yes – freewill choices which we make.  This is what we’re describing here – freewill choices which we make and which we make manifest – manifesting physically at a certain vibrational spectrum.  And I’ll add that all the terms and languages which we use fall short in conveying God Consciousness/Love Consciousness/Infinite Consciousness/Infinite Vibration/Love Vibration/God Vibration.  See?

What we term “darkness” is the freewill manifestation of our efforts to act separate from God and manifesting at a certain level of vibration.  There is no true separation from the vibration that is God, but there is a perception of separation via the act of freewill choosing to manifest lower vibration states of mind/heart – that being hatred, selfishness, bitterness, violence, vengeance, etc. etc.

If it’s still not that understandable without some study, don’t worry about it.  We have Infinite Eternity to come to study, learn and understand the All of Infinite Existence.

On a related note: the question isn’t really whether darkness and light are real unto themselves, the question becomes which of our own freewill actions do we choose to manifest – the actions of “darkness” or rather lower vibrations, also called “Separation from God”, or do we choose of our own freewill to manifest higher vibrational actions – called “Light” of “Oneness with God”- these being kindness, patience, understanding, unselfishness.

If we choose of our own freewill, to bring forth actions of lower vibrations – actions far from Love of any kind – actions which express hatred, selfishness, self-centeredness, bitterness, vengeance or separation and the like, we are perceiving that we can and therefore, are “pushing ourselves” as far away from the Love vibration that we can.  In effect, we are lowering our vibration – which we call “choosing darkness”.

So, to say we “HAVE TO HAVE” darkness is like saying, of our own freewill, we HAVE to choose lower vibration actions and behavior.  In turn, it is a contradiction of freewill to say some of us have no freewill with regards to choosing to manifest lower or higher vibration actions.

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And yet there is more.  In the process of deciding what we choose of our own freewill to manifest in the world, higher vibrations or lower vibrations, we are creating an experience of a certain level of vibration for others and ourselves.  This is a true act of creation coming from our own aspect of God Consciousness that is us individually.  However, it comes forth filtered through all our thoughts, feelings, motivations, ideas, beliefs, actions, past, present, future, subconscious, superconscious, etc, and manifests as an experience of a certain vibratory level, not just for others to experience, but for ourselves to experience eventually, as well.  In essence, we create our own experiences.  In addition, because we are part and parcel of the God Consciousness, when we act separately from God Consciousness, we are acting separately from ourselves – which in turn causes all sorts of internal problems which manifest as illnesses and worse.  (A topic for another article.)

So, you see, “darkness” is not a thing or something that must be chosen by someone to fulfill, but rather a vibrational manifestation from the illusion of separation via the attempt to separate (via our perceptions) from the Highest vibration of God Consciousness – also called Infinite Light.

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I can try to explain it in another way.  For example, with God Consciousness being Infinite and therefore Infinite Light, nothing exists that is not God Consciousness/Infinite Light.  But, of our own freewill, we choose the illusion of separation from the Infinite.  And therefore we can choose to perceive “a separation” of sorts that contributes to the experiences of darkness.  But at no time do we separate from Infinite Vibration.  And if we’ve studied the definition of Infinite, then by the very definition of Infinite, nothing outside the Infinite exists separate from the Infinite.  All is a part of the Infinite, including the freewill choice to perceive “darkness” as a thing.

So, All is awaiting us on this journey to Infinite Understanding which we’ll accomplish in Infinite Time, also called Eternity.

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PS.  And then there is the role “Judgement” has in all this.

I’m ready for questions.

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“There is good in the worst of us, and bad in the best of us.” The Edgar Cayce Readings.

“Problems arise when we think our perspective and understanding of anything in life is completed.” (The Rainbow Cards, ©, 1997-2015, Jodie Senkyrik)

The Experience of Infinite Consciousness

All life is constantly creating, so that all life can constantly experience all life.  Put another way, the Infinite God, of which we are all “not separated from” parts of God, experiences all that life has to offer, through all the parts of God that God has given consciousness to, (and God has given consciousness to all of life.)

Put another way, there is no thing that is separate from an Infinite everything.  The Full God Consciousness is connected within each unique consciousness that God has given awareness to.  This is not just humans, but all of existence – all of the Infinitely created “Everything”.

Put another way, Infinite Consciousness experiences infinite experiences through all the different parts of Infinite consciousness.

Put another way, God is everything.  Consciousness is everything.  And just because we don’t get it, only means that we haven’t yet experienced Infinite experiences in order to be aware of ourselves as Infinite Consciousness.

All of life – Infinite God Consciousness – is constantly creating, so that all of life – Infinite God Consciousness – can constantly experience all of life – Infinite God Consciousness.

Put another way, we, as part of Infinite God Consciousness, are constantly creating, so that we, as part of Infinite God Consciousness, can constantly experience ourselves as part of Infinite God Consciousness.

Interestingly, all of Infinite God Consciousness is within us, and available to us, all the time, but gaining it all is like the joke – A man asked God, “God, it’s true isn’t it, that to you a million years is like a second, and it’s true that to you a million dollars is like a penny?”  And God replied, “Yes, it’s true.”  And the man said, “Then, I pray to you, give me a penny.”  And God said, “In a second.”

It’s all available, all the time, and to integrate it all, and be aware of it all, we simply use all time.

Needless to say, we still have a ways to go, but we have infinite time – eternity – in which to do it.  For some of us, the hard part is wrapping our minds around what exactly the term “infinite” means.  Once we can do that, we are slightly closer to understanding all that is.

See?  It all makes sense, now, right?

So, you can understand now, how Infinite Creativity creates Infinitely.  And Infinite Consciousness experiences this infinite creativity.

Because of this, every experience that you and I create for ourselves and others is experienced by the Infinite Consciousness – by all life – in some form or way.  No experience we create for ourselves or another is limited to only ourselves or that other person.

Since we are part of the Infinite, the experiences we create are experienced by the Infinite – by all of life – on this planet, solar system, galaxy and universe, including other planes of existence, other universes, and other dimensions.

In other words, all of life, of which we are a part, experiences all of life, of which we are a part, and we experience all of life because of this.

See?

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“Infinite Creativity creates infinity, infinitely.” (The Rainbow Cards, ©, 2014, Jodie Senkyrik)

“God has an Infinite Imagination.” (The Rainbow Cards, ©, 2014, Jodie Senkyrik)

“Look into the face of God and in the briefest of instants, you will see the most Loving, Infinite Patience.” (The Rainbow Cards, ©, 1991-2014, Jodie Senkyrik)