Inertia – Repost from The Bridge ~Step 98


The Bridge ~ Step 98 ~ Inertia Everything We Give Our Attention to Becomes more, Bigger, and Brighter!


The Bridge ~ Step 98 ~ Inertia

Everything we give our attention to becomes more, bigger, and brighter


     Inertia is the force that keeps something or someone who is moving in motion, and it keeps something or someone who is resting at rest. In order to overcome it and have something new happen, a special kind of influence or energy is necessary. In terms of the quality of our lives, we’d have to care a lot more about our world than we’ve cared in the past. We’d need to start moving in a different direction. This is what The Code does, for embedded within its lines is the promise of a better life for all who are willing to think something new. 

If you sit in on the average casual conversation today, much of the talk would likely center around the national picture, what the politicians are doing, and where “we” are headed. You and your friends would probably agree that the national situation isn’t giving you what you really want; that you seem to have lost your freedom, your peace, your own power to do with as you please; that our war-like tendencies simply aren’t serving us anymore; that our distribution of goods and natural resources favor the “haves” and penalize the bulk of the world’s people; that you live in fear; and so forth.


You could go on and on listing the flaws in the current system, and almost everyone would have an opinion which would ostensibly help to make things better from within the framework of the current system. The current system, however, is first and foremost an illusion that we choose to keep our attention on. We could just as easily talk about something else, if it weren’t for the power of the inertia we keep bumping into. Just try to get your friends to set the topic of politics aside for awhile, and see what happens. In most instances, it would be as if no one heard you. They’d keep on talking, lost in the inertia of the national collective mind. 

There are those who would say that we’re powerless to make changes in the face of collective inertia, but this simply isn’t true. As we said earlier, changes occur when a new influence or energy is introduced into the picture. So, let’s shift the inertia by introducing The Code into our hypothetical scenario. We’ll apply the Ninth Intent and make an intention around it by saying, “I intend that I am creating my ideal world by envisioning it and telling others about it. I share my vision.”


When we do this, our imagination is unleashed. We have a new direction, one which gives us the autonomy to create our own vision, and the knowing that, in the envisioning, we are actively and consciously creating something better for ourselves. Our power instantly returns to us, and, from this point on, we’re back on track, doing what we came here to do.
From The Code: Intentions in Action.

My Intention for today is:
I intend that I always have enough to spare and enough to share.

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I recently received an email with an update of conversations from a site I follow…

The topic was entitled: Is Lucifer The Same Entity As The Anunnaki’s Enki?

Although I chose not to read the blog, I did have guidance to post a response, mainly in response to the comments (which I had received the email updates to).  What has become a consistent experience, is witnessing people in defensive arguments on their point-of-view pertaining to religious heresy.

After the post, I sat back and read it over 22 times realizing just how profound and (in my opinion) magical the words were that channeled through me.  If you are a reader of this blog, you may understand and appreciate these words as well.


The greatest deception of all… people believing there is something external to them…
Everything is a concept. You will experience that which you believe. There is no right or wrong, only perception. God, Jesus, “Satan” Devil, Lucifer are not real. They are metaphors for the human condition. Unless you have personally spoken with “Jesus” or “Lucifer” you can only have a perception based on information you’ve received from another (stories)…who is only giving information based on their (story) perception. The world is all MIND. There is only ONE CREATIVE FORCE – call it what you wish, but this FORCE is ENERGY and cannot be divided. Everything is one. Just like a coin has heads/tails – you can look at the head or the tail, but it’s still ONE COIN. The illusion of spirits and demons was developed to control humans. Everything exists as a condition of perception. The world is malleable. You will experience what you think about. The only real truth is every truth is a half truth and the closest you can ever get to truth is that which you experience in the now. – Stay in love, Stay in Joy, Look inside and Seek Peace. Love Yourself and your ‘externals’ will reflect back to you exactly what you resonate.

Thought Power – Your Thoughts Create Your Reality


Thought Power – Your Thoughts Create Your Reality.


A DAD COMMENTS – Here’s the funny thing… A conversation that I had w/my 12 year old son, honestly lead me to this post. He started by explaining to me Quantum Mechanics (which totally had me lost, lol); but then he went deeper, and said basically the same thing this article said. That our thoughts and actions control our universe, and by believing what we make the choice to believe, it’s what we become and it’s what our reality truly is.

He also said, that every thought and every action impacts the universe, if we truly believe something, anything, it will come to pass. He gave me an example. If you put a cat in a box and there is poison placed in that box, 1 of 2 things will happen. The cat will either eat the poison and die, or not eat it and live… And since you can’t see the cat inside the box, that until you open the box, the cat is both dead and alive.

It is our predominant thought or belief, that makes the cat either dead or alive. For me this was so profound coming from a 12 year old kid, especially my kid..

So I got to thinking, is he right, which I did the search. Do your thoughts create your reality, and I found this post. And wow… If anything, I have very enlightened son.

And it is truly something worth considering.. You know how he ended the conversation…. “Mama, what do you really think Jesus meant when He said, if you have Faith you can move that mountain?” That it all comes down to faith… Amazing…

Original Article written by Tania Kotsos

Dad comment by Beck

Events, Perception, Truth, and Subjective Reality



Steve Pavlina, Guest Post
Waking Times

What exactly is an event?

An event is something that happens at a given place and time. An event is essentially a point or interval in space-time.

Place and time are both relative concepts.

To define a place, you need a reference location. Places are defined by relationships, such as by coordinates (relative to a coordinate system) or directions (relative to a starting location).

To define a time, you must also use relationships, such as a time’s relationship to the present moment or to another date and time.

When you try to define events in objective terms, you internally translate them into subjective terms anyway.

If someone gives you a date and time, you’ll naturally interpret it relative to your present moment or relative to some other event in your past or future or in your memories. If someone tells you a location, you naturally interpret it relative to your current location, your home, or some other location you’re familiar with. When and where only hold meaning when they can be translated into terms relative to your when and your where.

Events and Perception

All the dates and locations you have stored in your memory came from your perceptions. Maybe you experienced those events directly, or maybe you learned about them from another source. Either way that knowledge came via your perceptions. So it stands to reason that your entire knowledge of space-time comes through your perceptions. Hence, anytime you consider an event in space-time, you’re considering that event as filtered through your perceptions. You’re considering that event relative to yourself.


We like to think of objective frames of reference as things that exist outside of ourselves. When you say, “Let’s be objective about this,” it’s a suggestion for everyone to step outside their personal perspectives and to consider reality from a perspective that exists outside of them. In truth this is merely an illusion, however, since objectivity is always ultimately translated into subjective terms. We can’t escape the fact that all of space-time comes to us through our perceptions, including the memories we rely upon when we’re trying to be objective. Objectivity is something you had to learn about through your subjective senses.


You see… objectivity is simply an extra layer of abstraction on top of subjectivity. When you talk about objective events, what you’ve actually done is defined a space-time coordinate system relative to yourself, and then you placed events within that coordinate system. But if you remove the abstraction layer, you can see that you actually plotted events relative to yourself.

Even if you try to define an event that exists outside yourself, you’re still being self-referential (i.e. “outside of me”), and therefore you’re still being subjective.


The point here is that all events are both self-referential and subjective. You cannot have an event which is completely outside of you. You are in fact a necessary component of every event that occurs. You are the observer.


Objective Events

Suppose a bomb explodes in another city. You read about it in the news the next day. What is the actual event that occurred?

You might be inclined to say that the event was the explosion that happened the previous day. Its place is the other city where the explosion occurred. Its time is some particular time of day yesterday. This is how you would plot the event in space-time.

But if you define events this way, you aren’t paying attention to what really happened. The actual event was your reading the news and learning about the explosion. Then you plotted that event in your memory. You imagined it and stored it.

Later on you may create new events by accessing your memory to recall that story. Memory is re-imagination.

The actual event occurred within your imagination. In fact, this is the only true location where events can occur.

Consider this:

What if there was no bomb and no explosion?

What if the news story was false?

What if you read a retraction about that story the next day?

According to the original interpretation of this event, you got duped. The event never happened. The story wasn’t true…

yet you reacted as if the story had been true. Maybe it affected you emotionally. What caused that effect? It wasn’t the explosion, since no explosion actually occurred. Now if the explosion really had occurred, can you still claim that this was the actual event you were reacting to?

If this is how you interpret events, then you have to acknowledge that your mind is probably littered with lots of false events. You picked up untrue information through mistakes or intentional deception here and there, but you memorized it in the form of real events. This means you can’t really trust the contents of your own mind. Some of it is true. Some of it is false. And a lot of it is probably a mixture of truth and falsehood.

What effect will this have on you? It will create doubt, won’t it? If you know you’re capable of storing false events in your memory, then you can’t fully trust your memories, can you? You can’t be too sure of anything.

When you hear a report of a new event, how will you respond? If the event seems significant, you’ll probably want to verify the truth of it. You’ll be naturally skeptical. In fact, that would be the most intelligent approach because you wouldn’t want your mind to get cluttered with false memories. So skepticism is a natural result of a belief in objective events that occur outside of you. If your root assumption is that reality is objective in nature, then skepticism is a sensible strategy.

So if I tell you the President of the USA was assassinated today, you’ll want to verify that independently. It would be unwise for you to assume I’m telling you the truth. You’ll have some measure of doubt upon hearing such a report from just one person. It could be a lie, a trick, or something else entirely.

Also, it stands to reason that your mind will be filled with knowledge that you consider fuzzy. You’ll experience a lot of uncertainty in terms of trying to nail down what is true and what isn’t. What exactly happens at Area 51?  What’s the real reason the USA invaded Iraq?  Does your girlfriend really love you?  Does your boss think you’re doing a good job?  What’s the best diet to eat? Your life will be filled with such uncertainties.

Digging to uncover the truth becomes an endless quest. You can never eliminate uncertainty. The more you dig, the more questions you discover. The quest for objective truth is a metaphysical snipe hunt.

Am I suggesting that this interpretation of events is somehow wrong? Not at all. It’s a perfectly valid interpretation. I simply want to point out that this interpretation leads to certain natural consequences. It generates an endless loop of skeptical questioning and lifelong uncertainty. That isn’t a good or bad thing per se. It just is.

Subjective Events

Let’s return to our bomb story. What’s the subjective method of interpreting this event?

In this case we would say that your awareness of the story is the event. The story arises within your consciousness, and you perceive it. You imagine the explosion occurring. Your imagination impacts you and gives rise to other thoughts and feelings. This act of perception is in fact the event.


So what if the story turns out to be false?  Does this invalidate what you experienced?  No.  You never objectified the explosion to begin with. There is no “out there.” Your PERCEPTION is the event.

When you discover that the explosion never occurred, it doesn’t invalidate anything. Now you’re experiencing a new present-moment. You experience new thoughts and emotions. You’re still in the present moment experiencing the unfolding of a present-moment event.

Events are perception. If there’s no perception, there’s no event.

Since perception is a present-moment phenomenon, technically there are no events outside of the present. There is only one event, and it’s what’s happening right now.

When you learn that the bomb story was false, and you recall your reaction to that false story, you’re still in the present moment. You’re accessing your memories in the present. You’re experiencing your thoughts and feelings in the present.

Objective Truth

In objective reality we must deal with the duality of truth and falsehood. There can be true events and false events, and you can’t always tell the difference. If I tell you a story, you can’t be immediately sure if the story is true or false. Did it really happen or not? You can never know for certain because truth is something that exists outside your perceptions. Therefore it is unknowable. Consequently, you can never be aligned with truth as long as you believe in objectivity. The more objective you are, the more doubt you have.

If you really hold fast to an objective frame, then you can’t even trust your own memories. Objectively speaking, human memory is hideously unreliable. Much of what you think you know may turn out to be patently false, but you may never come to realize that it’s false. How much false information do you currently believe to be true? To be truly objective, you must hold serious doubts about the contents of your own mind. And that means you must also be doubtful of your belief in objectivity. Ultimately, the more objective you become, the more doubt you’ll experience. Eventually you will come to realize that you can know nothing and trust nothing. Some philosophers have gone that route, and perpetual doubt was the ultimate conclusion.

What’s the consequence of this philosophy?

Since you cannot discern objective truth from falsehood with total certainty, you’ll probably feel somewhat ungrounded and insecure. At first it may be a nagging feeling, but the more objective you try to be, the more this feeling will grow. The only way to really handle it in the long run is to release your need for certainty. Unfortunately this is a natural consequence of assuming that reality is objective in nature.

Subjective Truth

Now how do we define truth from a subjective perspective? First of all, truth can only exist in the present moment. Truth is whatever you’re experiencing right now. That is the only place you can have certainty. Your experience of your thoughts and feelings right now is true. You can trust your subjective experience. It is real because you perceive it as real. The now is your truth. This is the best place to ground yourself. You can trust this moment. It is real.

This is why so many meditation practices have you start by focusing on your breathing. Paying attention to your breath helps you re-connect to the present moment. Conscious breathing grounds you in what is real. You can experience truth simply by witnessing: I am breathing in. I am breathing out. I am breathing in. I am breathing out. This is real. This is truth.


From a subjective perspective, there’s no point in objectifying your memories. Recalling a memory is a present moment experience. Therefore it is real and true. A memory doesn’t have to be true in an objective sense. It only has to be true in the sense that you are experiencing that memory right now. It is true because it is a real, present-moment experience.


Using your imagination also gives you an experience of truth.

When you imagine something, you’re having a true perceptual experience.


What is the long-term result of living within a subjective frame? Technically that question is nonsensical because the question is framed from an objective frame? Long-term implies living in the future, which cannot be aligned with subjective truth.

To phrase this question in subjective terms, we would need to ask, What is the present-moment reality of living within a subjective frame? Whereas objectivity is concerned with past and future, subjectivity is concerned only with right now.


When you ground yourself in the present moment, you can live in a state of certainty. You can know that your present moment experience is real. Consequently, you can become strongly aligned with truth when you hold to a subjective frame of reference. You can gradually let go of doubt and feel very centered in your experience of reality.


The Best Tool for the Job

Understanding the contrast between the objective and subjective lenses is a key to conscious living.

Let’s bring this abstract gobbledygook down to earth with some practical application by considering a few scenarios.



How would you choose a career?

With an objective frame of reference, it’s about predicting the future. Where is the path going to take you?  How will you get there? What are the risks?  What will it be like?

With a subjective frame, the question doesn’t make much sense. You don’t really need a career. Instead your focus will be on what you can do right now. What would bring you joy in this moment?  What will make you happy right now?  What would you like to experience here and now?

For example, objectively speaking I can say that I’m a blogger or a writer or a personal development expert. I can talk about the projects I’m working on and the goals I’ve achieved. That would be one way to define my career.

Subjectively I could say, “Right now I am writing, and it feels good. I am happily writing.” I can tell you about the ideas flowing through my mind that I’m finding ways to express.

Which definition is more valid? Technically neither. But personally I like the subjective side because it’s a better fit for my real experience. It is more true. I do not know what tomorrow will bring. But right now, I know with certainty that I am writing. When I know I am in the here and now, I am aligned with truth. I feel certain and centered and harbor no doubts.


How do you define your relationships?

Objectively your relationships are defined by their history and by your future plans. In order for a person to be a family member, friend, or lover, they must satisfy certain historical criteria.

Subjectively your relationships are defined by your feelings and your sense of connectedness. There’s no need to satisfy any particular objective requirements. A family member is anyone with whom you feel a familial bond. A friend is anyone you feel friendship towards.

I can talk about my relationship with Erin in terms of our 15-year history together. Or I can simply pay attention to the feelings I have for her right now.

This is another area where I find the subjective lens more empowering. I see a lot of pain in people who cling to the objective lens. For example, they remain stuck in relationships that do not feel good to them, partly out of loyalty to the past history together and the expected future obligations. Even in an objective sense though, it’s easy enough to predict that this is a path of long-term misery.


How do you make sound health decisions?

Objectively you would have to learn a great deal about nutrition and the human body. And you’d still be riddled with doubt because so much of that information is contradictory. So you’d have to conduct lots of personal experiments and measure the long-term results to discover what works for you. With any luck you might figure a few things out before you die.

Subjectively you need only pay attention to the present moment experience of being in your body. When you eat notice how each food makes you feel?  Observe your food cravings, and notice which ones feel good to indulge and which don’t.

I just took a short break from writing this article to eat a small apple.  Objectively I could talk about the vitamins in the apple, the health benefits of raw foods, the environmental consequences of eating apples, and so on.


Subjectively I can pay attention to how the apple makes me feel. I noticed that I was hungry, so I decided to eat the apple because it was visually attractive to me. It was sweet and crunchy and juicy. I don’t feel guilty for eating it, knowing that the apple tree that spawned it can continue to live out its life, none the worse for wear.


I can choose to monitor my health objectively, and I can also choose to monitor my health subjectively. I can get a medical checkup to see how all my organs check out. I can also notice when I’m stressed and do things that relax me. I can notice when my body feels sluggish and do things that energize me. If I’m depressed I can do things that make me laugh.


In this particular area, I’ve also gotten the best results from following the subjective path. I eat the foods and do the exercises that feel best to me. I avoid doing things that would make me feel guilty.


This morning I was going to go the gym as usual, but I checked in with myself and felt more inspired to go for a walk. So I walked around the neighborhood for 80 minutes, exploring some streets I’d never traveled. I discovered a small park, an elementary school, and a Hindu temple within walking distance that I never knew were there. I sat in the park for several minutes and watched the beautiful sunrise over the mountains. It was a perfect morning, subjectively speaking.


Living Subjectively

I’m not saying that the subjective frame is always the best tool for the job. However, more often than not I find it very valuable to view situations through a subjective lens instead of adding that extra layer of abstraction to consider them objectively.


Ask yourself: What am I experiencing now?  What am I feeling?  What would I like to experience now?  What would I like to feel? Let your feelings inform your decisions. Then act on those decisions.


When you are not feeling good, you’re on the wrong path, so get off it! Stop doing what you’re doing immediately, and try something else. Test thoughts in your imagination by dreaming up other things you could do right now. Keep cycling through different thoughts until you find one that feels good. Then act on that thought. Then repeat.


If something feels wrong to you, it is wrong. If it feels right, it is right. Let that be your truth for a while. See what it’s like to live that way. You’ll soon discover that what you assumed would feel right sometimes feels wrong when you try it, and vice versa. But the more you live this way, the more you’ll discover what feels good to you consistently.


What fascinates me is how living subjectively actually causes life to work well from an objective perspective too. When you seek to create enduring happiness for yourself in the present moment, you will find yourself doing the very things that will take care of your bills, your relationships, and more.


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I found this to be an Excellent Read!



Author of “How to Control Fate through Suggestion,” “Not Hypnotism, but Suggestion,” and Editor of NOW.

The potential of Life is Immortality and that without pain, sorrow, disease, or death. Henry Harrison Brown.

These essays are TRUTH to me. They wrote themselves.

I was but the instrument through which thought crystallized.

They -welled up from a full heart and were moist with tears of joy.

When the significance of the Greatest of all human discoveries dawned upon me,like Saul of Tarsus, I was stricken with the magnitude of the Perception and for several days lived as one in a trance.

The sub-conscious life was the only reality. I lived that which I have here written.

When the Thought crystallized into the title of this book, like the Greek of old I cried, “Eureka,” and paced my room in rapture. I clairvoyantly perceived the wonderful possibilities that lay in the Discovery.

Like a mighty spiritual wind, such as the old Hebrew seers felt when they prophesied, was this perception of fulfillment.

“The hour now is when men shall no more worship God either in temple or on mount, but shall know themselves almighty and deathless,” was the Voice within me.

I saw man as Conscious King of himself, and “I AM POWER” was the Affirmation then realized.

In this spirit was the first essay written. Day by day, since that September morning, have I entered more and more into the Realization of the Vision then vouchsafed me.

 Each succeeding essay has only increased the responsibility which I, as Henry Harrison Brown, have felt, as the instrument for that “which has been from all eternity,” as it finds expression in and through me. I am possessed with the desire and purpose to keep my personality behind the curtain and to have Truth for which I stand recognized by the world.

This desire is now overruled by this same Perception and Power, and I must say this much that the centuries to come may find it as History.

I must also add: Truth and I are one!

Since Truth is eternal, this book is eternal. The paper on which it is written may perish but the

Thought vibrations, never. This generation may pass from sight but MAN will live forever. This generation may have individuals who realize Truth and never die.

Generations to come will all so realize and earth will be redeemed from the results of undeveloped human powers. The Potential of Life is IMMORTALITY, and that without pain, sorrow, disease or death.

I know of no other attempts in literature to demonstrate from the position of modern science the Unity of Soul and matter under the thought of a Present Immortality.

It being a fact that that the thought of these essays is in accord with that of advanced thinkers along many lines, I have prefaced each one with numerous quotations. Limited in my library advantages, I have given what I found. But finding so many in my limited range of authorities, what must there be to him who has the range of the large libraries denied, by location, to me?

I have only carried their principles and their deductions farther and have done this through the scientific spirit and method, basing all my deductions upon observed phenomena.

If my position is false, the physics of the world is also false.

The phenomena of Telepathy, Levitation, and Clairvoyance are as familiar to me as that of chemistry to the professors of that science. I have been healed by Thought.  I heal by Thought. I send and receive messages by the wireless telegraphy of Mind.

By this method I am in communication with those individualities with whom I can establish sympathetic vibration,  whether they are in the sphere we call the sense-life or in that we call spirit-life, for these spheres are one to the unfolded Soul.

By means of my Psychometric faculties I read the inner life of man or rock, and know only Soul, as the maker and builder of all external life. Knowing this from over thirty years’ experience, I were false to Self, to Truth, to my fellow man did I not write that which I know, that it may be a stimulant to others, helping them to realize that they are not body, but Mind, and are deathless.

I can only affirm: That which I am, all men are.

The century that now is will see all this phenomena, the common life of the advanced races. Telepathy is the promise of that unfoldment of latent power which means for earth the fulfillment of all that poet, priest, and seer have foreseen.

Feeling this, I have only let Truth have its way through me. It has clothed itself in the best robes of language it laid in the storehouses of my brain. Written first for the columns of my little journal, NOW, these essays, perhaps, have the crudities of the haste of newspaper preparation, but better so than that I take the fire of  inspiration from them by the cooling process of criticism.

So, oblivious of critic, I put them forth in this form for those who can feel the Truth in them. I thus awaken those vibrations in the Thought ocean, in which all humanity is engulfed, which will find other brains fitted by special training for their manifestation along similar and co-ordinate lines.

Thus this little book, the child of my inspiration and love, is set a Bethel-stone to mark the beginning of this Psychic Era that ushers in the Millennial dawn of Perfect Manhood.

In the Faith that Love and Truth will soon lead Man to this victory, I am HENRY HARRISON BROWN.

“NOW” Office, San Francisco, April, 1902.

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A Conversation with Professor David Bohm


A Conversation with Professor David Bohm

This is a videotaped conversation that was shot in 1990—two years before Professor Bohm’s passing. At the time Bill Angelos was working on a biography with him, when Bohm was asked to take part in an international Symposium entitled “Art, Science and Spirituality in a Changing Economy.” Bohm in turn asked Bill to join him in Amsterdam, Holland where he would be sharing a symposium dais with his friend the Dalai Lama, artist Robert Rauschenberg, and an economist from the USSR—which was then under the leadership of Gorbachev.

While there, Bohm was asked by Dutch TV (TELEAC) if he would agree to a televised interview. He said he would do so, if Angelos was the interviewer. The result was—in effect—a documentation of Bohm’s lifework in Theoretical Physics—but also as it pertained to the nature of consciousness. For, as Professor Bohm explains, even as a boy, he seemed to have an underlying awareness of the relationship between the way we think and the way we view the world. That perception would carry through to his very last opus which was published posthumously—The Undivided Universe: An Ontological Interpretation of Quantum Theory.

We trust this video will provide those who are interested in an overview of the extraordinary scope of the contributions Professor Bohm made, not only to Science, but to our understanding of ourselves as a species, at this point in our development.


Note: A few days after Professor Bohm’s passing in England, Angelos received a call from Bohm’s wife Saral asking him if he could transcribe the above conversation and make it into a booklet that she might distribute to his close friends. For those who would like to take a more contemplative look at what Professor Bohm had to say—here’s the booklet