God Mode

In an earlier message this month ("More About The Game") I talked about ‘god mode’ and how games aren’t fun, or aren’t fun for very long, when played in god mode. The reason for this is that games aren’t fun without challenges. We create games specifically to overcome some kind of challenge, no matter how small or large that challenge might be. Looked at in a certain way, even our jobs are games, because they provide us with challenges that, on some level and for some reason, we want to participate in.
Each of us as individuals fluctuate on how much challenge we find enjoyable in any moment. Sometimes we’re 'chomping at the bit' for big, tough, challenges, eager and ready to do whatever it takes to solve a puzzle or resolve a challenge. Other times we prefer to relax with a very small challenge or no challenge at all, content to bask for awhile in the deliciousness and ease of whatever we are currently experiencing.

If we think about it for even a little while, we realize that neither of these modes—challenging or basking—is effective without the other. We really need both, at different times, for our games to be fun, to be enjoyable, to be worth the time and effort of playing.

If you can see that life is, at its heart, no different than any other game, and you accept or hold open the possibility that we are each a part of god, then it won’t shock you to imagine that we can play at life either in god mode or out.
Since You Are God Also, you can choose the moments when you approach life from that god mode standpoint, and when you don’t. Which simply means, you can choose the challenges inherent in being human, or not. In any moment you can make that choice. 

Confronted with anything that you are up to in life you can say “oh! this is a delicious challenge! I love doing this!” and in all joy and love, continue with that challenge in a very human way. Or .. you can think to yourself “ya know, I’ve gotten about all the joy I can out of this experience. Been there, done that, and I’m really not interested in that anymore. At least not right now.” At that point you choose god mode. You choose to realize that you are god, and that you can experience any thing from any vantage point that you like. You simply put forth that power of god that you have and choose differently. For that moment, or moments, you choose god mode. 

It’s all tom-foolery anyway, thinking that we ever leave god mode, because of course we don’t. But we did come here to play a game, and the only way to truly be in a game is to pretend. All games involve pretending in some form. The game of life on planet Earth is no different in that respect. In order to play it we have to pretend that we aren’t the gods that we are, that we don’t have the powers that we have. 

As a group, as humanity, we’ve been doing this for eons of time. We’ve been pretending that we aren’t the gods that we are, that we are peons, powerless, looking outside ourselves for solutions, trying to take power from each other, or ascribe it to aliens, or angels, or god-beings, when the power has been with us all along.
It’s been our desire to play this game of pretending, and we have been enormously effective at it over time. So effective that now, even though the game has changed, even though consciousness has shifted, we find it difficult to remember, let alone accept, that we inherently have all the power and capability that a god would have. That we have.
But it is time. It is time for us to remember that we are Spirits having a Human experience, not the other way around. What’s changed is that we are still playing the game rather than leaving the game. We are wanting to stay in the game, still play the game, it’s just that now we’re able to do that with the full realization that we are god, with all that that means, with all the powers of conscious creation that that implies. 

It’s time to remember, it’s time to choose.

This analogy isn’t all that different than who Samantha was in Bewitched. Samantha was a witch of course, with all the powers given witches and warlocks. But Samantha longed to be human. Mostly Samantha lived life as a typical human being, putting her powers of witchcraft aside. She very much enjoyed doing typical human things, enjoyed overcoming typical human challenges. 

But sometimes, for whatever reason, Samantha wasn’t so interested in the human way of resolving something, wasn’t up for the human challenge. This is when her ability to do witchcraft and her desire to be human came into conflict. This continual conflict within her, added to by the desire of her witch friends and family that she not give up those powers, are what made the series so entertaining and enjoyable. In those moments, when she wanted a faster or better way, she would chose to use her powers of witchery. 

At the heart of her Being, Samantha never forgot that she had the powers that she had, but for her, the game was to experience being human. Experiencing being human meant to not use those powers. So while she never totally forgot her powers, she put those powers in abeyance and enjoyed experiencing what it was like to live life as a fallible human being in a very fallible human world.

We tend to think of Samantha, and her powers, and her game, as fantastical. A fantasy, a fun thing to watch, but a fantasy nonetheless. But think about it for a minute. Think about it from the knowing, or the possibility, that we are gods in a human body.

Are we really any different than Samantha? She had to wiggle her nose to create, but that was simply because she had to do something physical to let us know when she was going into ‘witch mode’. If she hadn't done that, or something similar, watching her wouldn’t have been nearly as much fun. We had to know when she was creating, and because of that she had to do something to show us.

We don’t have to wiggle our noses to create, though we can if we want to! but we have the same innate powers that Samantha had. We can choose to experience life on planet earth as a human being—we are here, in human form, afterall. But we can also, at any time, in any moment, choose god mode. We can choose to step out of the challenge of human being and call on our god powers. We can do that in any moment, at any time, with conscious (aware) knowing and intent. We only need to believe that we can, to trust in ourselves, and to allow it to be.

Sounds simple doesn’t it? And it brings up all sorts of questions. If it’s true, if we can be as Samantha was, do as Samantha did (or Jeannie the Genie from I Dream of Jeannie, if you like that analogy better), then why does our life suck so much of the time? If we truly have those powers, why don’t we have the kind of loving, fun, supportive relationships that we want? Why do we get sick, why do we have physical pain, why do our bodies appear to be deteriorating as we age? Why do we struggle to pay our bills, struggle to find the money to buy and do the things that we long to buy and do? If we are god also, why are these things so hard?

Because we don’t yet believe that we are god also. We want to believe it. Somewhere, deep down in the farthest reaches of our Being we know it’s true, we feel it’s true, but in our humanness we don’t believe it’s true. It would seem that our ability to pretend is unparalleled in the Universe.

Evidence is everywhere around us that supports the notion that it’s not true, that we human beings are not god, at least not all of us! We just can’t reconcile what we see as the tragedies in life, and the despicable way we sometimes treat each other, with any notion that we are creating these things, either individually or collectively. We haven’t—yet—made the leap from being in the game to being the creators of the game. When we do, we’ll know how we create, and we’ll be able to create consciously, instantly, automatically, just by wiggling our nose, or snapping our fingers, or just by making it so.

All there is to do, really, is keep wanting to remember, keep determining that we will remember, keep repeating to ourselves that we can choose, and that we can choose whatever experience we want in any moment.

All there is to do is keep repeating that We Are God Also until it starts to sound possible. Because when it sounds possible, then it will start to sound plausible. When it feels possible and even plausible, then it will start to feel right. “I am god also. Yah, that sounds right. That feels right!” When it starts to feel right, we start to be aware of what’s happening around us. We start to realize, to notice, that what we think about, what we believe to be true, is showing up around us.

When we start to see this connection, the connection between what we believe to be true and what shows up in our experience, well, when that happens you could say that we have crested the hill. You could say that at that point we are topping the hill—topping it and starting down the other side. Because when we get to that point, our beliefs starts to pick up momentum, pick up speed, and we begin to see all of our experiences for what they really are—our creations.

When we reach that point, where we see that we are the ultimate creator of all of our experiences, when we see that we create what we consider to be good as well as what we consider to be bad, then we have access to the knowing of why we came here, and by extension, what we are here to do both individually and collectively.

When we get to that point we have access to the power to choose in any and every moment, exactly what we want to experience and how we want to experience it. When we get to that point we will know, with absolute certainty and beyond any shadow of a doubt that we are god, we are all god, with all the beauty and power that that implies. 

When we get to that point we will be able to manifest exactly what we wish to manifest, in the moment that we wish to manifest it, without the time lag that we currently need. The only reason that we need, that we choose to accept, a time lag, is because we don't yet have complete understanding and acceptance that we are creating everything that is happening in our experience. The time lag is our way of protecting ourselves. We could say its like training wheels on a bicycle. We choose it because it helps keep us from falling—it protects us—until we begin to balance on our own.

When we get to that point, where we accept everything in our experience as our own creation, then we can begin to remember the process of how we create what we create (how we manifest things in physical reality), and better yet, to use that power for our own—and humanity’s—benefit. Abraham has said, many times, "it's as easy to create a castle as it is a button" and Einstein has channeled "to manifest a green pencil is the same process as it is to manifest a red Ferrari."

These things are inherently doable, the processes inherently knowable. When we get to that point, what a joyous time that will be! What a joyous time it already is.

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