MASTER COACH TRAINING
Module #3. The Metaphysical Viewpoint
Video Three: The Two Worlds
We briefly mentioned this in Module #6 in Part One, almost as an aside actually, when we were introducing
the concept of the Radical Forgiveness Reframe. I want to go over it again with you because it is one of those concepts you need to know really well.
And, that’s mainly because it will satisfy virtually any objection to Radical Forgiveness likely to be thrown at you. The objection will always be stated in World of Humanity terms, nearly always by citing a situation that by any standard could not be and should not be forgiven, such as child abuse, genocide, and other atrocities.
That’s when you have to say that with Radical Forgiveness we live in two different worlds at the same time. There’s the world of humanity, form and space, and the less familiar mysterious World of Spirit. Both real, but essentially two different realities each with their own set of rules, laws, and obligations.
That’s when you draw the binoculars diagram and explain that when seen through the lens of the World of Spirit it looks perfect. But, when we look through the lens of the World of Humanity, it looks terrible. That’s because they each conform to a different set of laws. and we, since we are spiritual beings having a human experience have to live by both at the same time.
Then we go ahead and draw two circles, representing the two worlds, two different realities, existing at first a long way apart and then as we begin to awaken to spiritual truth slowly coming together. And, then one day merging completely, at which point the term “heaven on earth” begin to have real meaning.
This makes the distinction between Radical and traditional forgiveness very clear because we can see now that in each case we look through completely different lenses. The lens we are using to view a situation will determine whether we are using traditional forgiveness or Radical Forgiveness. Each one provides us with a totally different point of view.
In Module #6, of Part One I made reference to Chapter 3 of the book for more on this, so let’s go there now and see what it says.
“We should not fall into the trap of thinking of it in terms of either/or. It’s a both/and situation. This is because
we live with one foot in each world (since we are spiritual beings having a human experience) and can, therefore, reference situations through either lens or both lenses at the same time. While being fully grounded in the World of Humanity, we remain connected to the World of Divine Truth through our soul.
The World of Humanity and the World of Divine Truth represent two ends of a vibrational scale. When we vibrate at a low frequency, our bodies become dense, and we exist only in the World of Humanity. When we vibrate at a high level, which makes our bodies become lighter, we exist also in the World of Divine Truth.
Depending upon our vibration at any moment, we move up and down the scale toward one world or the other.
The World of Humanity represents the world of objective reality that we see outside of ourselves. As a world of form, it provides the setting in which we live our everyday human lives, as well as the reality we experience through our five senses. It holds the energy patterns of death, change, fear, limitation, and duality. This world provides us with the environment in which we, as spiritual beings, can experience being human. This means having a physical body and working with (and possibly transcending) a particular
energy pattern associated with the World of Humanity that we may have specifically “come in” to work with.
The World of Divine Truth, on the other hand, has no physical form and already carries the energy pattern of eternal life, immutability, infinite abundance, love, and oneness with God. Even though we cannot perceive this world with our senses, and we scarcely possess the mental capacity to comprehend it, we can get enough of a sense of it to know that it is real. Such activities as prayer, meditation, and Radical Forgiveness, all of which raise our vibration, allow us to access the World of Divine Truth.
These existential realms differ not in terms of place or time but solely in their vibrational level. The study of quantum physics has proven that all reality consists of energy patterns and that consciousness sustains these energy patterns. Thus, the world of form exists as dense concentrations of energy vibrating at
frequencies we can experience through our physical senses. On the other hand, we experience the World of Divine Truth as an inner knowing and an extrasensory awareness.
Because these two worlds exist on the same continuum, we do not live sometimes in one and sometimes in the other. We live in both worlds at the same time. However, which world we experience at any given moment depends upon our awareness of them. Obviously,
as human beings, our consciousness resonates easily with the World of Humanity. Our senses naturally pull us into that world and convince us that it is real. Though some people are less grounded in the world of objective reality than others, human beings, on the whole, are firmly entrenched at this end of the continuum
— which is how it should be.
Our conscious awareness of the World of Divine Truth is limited, and this too appears to be by design. Our soul enters into this world to experience being human — thus our memory and awareness of the World of Divine Truth must be limited in order to allow us the full experience of being human. We would not be able to take on fully the energies of change, fear, death, limitation, and duality that characterize this world if we knew that it was all an illusory. If we incarnated with this memory, we would deny ourselves the opportunity to transcend these states and to discover that they are, indeed, simply illusions. By forgetting who we are
when we take on a physical body, we give ourselves the chance to remember that we are spiritual beings having a physical experience.”
The soul normally experiences no limitation. However, when it incarnates, the soul creates a personality, or Ego, that carries the particular characteristics it needs for its healing journey and chooses to forget its connection to the World of Divine Truth.
In spite of the veil we lower over the memory of our oneness with God, or Spirit, as humans we are not denied a connection with the World of Divine Truth. Our soul carries a vibration that resonates with the World of Divine Truth and connects us to that world.
Yet the two types of forgiveness remain literally worlds apart. They each demand a different way of looking at the world and at life. Clearly, traditional forgiveness offers itself as a way of living in the world while Radical Forgiveness is nothing less than a spiritual path.
In terms of our capacity to heal ourselves and to evolve spiritually, Radical Forgiveness offers extraordinary potential to transform consciousness, and this potential far exceeds what is possible with traditional forgiveness.
Yet we must recognize that we all still live in the World of Humanity, and at certain times we will fall short of what we might think of as the spiritual ideal. When we find ourselves immersed in pain, for example, it becomes virtually impossible for us to move into
Radical Forgiveness. When we have recently experienced harm at the hand of another, such as when we have just been raped, we cannot be expected to accept, in that moment, that the experience was something we wanted and that it represented the unfoldment of a Divine plan. We will not have the receptivity necessary
to entertain that idea at that point. It can only come later in moments of quiet reflection, not in the heat of anger or in the aftermath of a trauma.
But then again, we must continually remind ourselves that what we have created IS the spiritual ideal; that we have created circumstances in our lives that help us grow and learn; that the lessons we need to learn are contained in the situation and that the only way to obtain the growth from the experience is to go through it.
The choice we have in this is not so much whether or not to have the experience (after all, Spirit decides this for us), but how long we’re going to hang out in victim consciousness because of it. Should we choose to quickly let go of victimhood, it is comforting to know that we have a technology that will make that happen.
Traditional forgiveness, by contrast, has little to offer in this regard.
So, that’s it for Module #3. In Module #4 we explore the topic of spirituality and how it relates to the 4 strategies.
So, we’ll see you then.