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Michael Of Nebadon Foundation


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Michael Of Nebadon Foundation is the governing body of Salvington Divinity School. The Foundation is a private religious and educational association and an illuminated fellowship communion with the Creator Father Son Michael and the Infinite Universe Mother Spirit. Founded in 2011 in the Pacific Northwestern United States, the Foundation disseminates the Public Teaching and Healing Trust of Michael Of Nebadon and His Universe Administration. His public ministry is an epochal revelation furthering the universal teachings of the Sons and Daughters of God.

Salvington Divinity School SDS is a private experience driven educational seminary established to offer students an illuminated educational fellowship and divine association with the Universe Father Son and Universe Spirit. It is located in the Pacific Northwest of the USA. Founded in 2014 in Oregon USA, the school’s mission is to train and prepare individual personalities in their evolutionary paradise career especially in regards to candidacy for graduation into Universal Citizenship. Salvington Divinity School is a private White Lily League Seminary and School of pure religious development; it's society fosters in the individual intellect supreme emancipation and in the spiritual heart a supremacy of growth in character and an unfoldment of consciousness into soul revelations through the approach of the Persons of the Trinity Absolute, the universal attitudes of ascendancy, and the attentions of advancement. While the school is governed by the Michael Of Nebadon Foundation, the school's faculty oversees its curriculum and non-degree granting programs. In addition to a 1,000 acre central campus just west of Eugene, Oregon, Salvington Divinity School owns extensive amounts of land and other assets such as forest and nature preserves in the Pacific Northwestern USA. The school’s assets include an endowment valued at just over $1 billion as of September 2017, the largest of any educational seminary institution. The Salvington Library and its divine curriculum is the planetary locale for the University of Salvington of Wisdom and Illumination which has its main headquarters campus situated at the Salvington Headquarters for this Universe. It is the oldest and largest educational institution within Nebadon.

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Salvington Divinity School is the very first of its kind in offering the formal preparations for individuals to attain to the eternal embrace of perfected union with the Spirit of the Universal Father’s Life Bestowal; Universal Citizenship into Light and Life through the development of pure righteousness in character through the way of Victories in the advancements into the Kingdom of God, the Fatherhood Of God and the Universal Brotherhood of Nebadon, and in the demonstration of the wisest use of the human creative powers of free will and its daily choices and decisions .. Values and priorities. Salvington Divinity School is an educational Trust of the Michael Of Nebadon Foundation. The Foundation and its School prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices. CopyrightŠ 2016-2017 Michael Of Nebadon Foundation and Salvington Divinity School Trust. All rights Reserved.

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THE ASSOCIATION OF ASCENDANCY Application Instructions and Requirements

MICHAEL OF NEBADON FOUNDATION SALVINGTON DIVINITY SCHOOL

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THE ASSOCIATION OF ASCENDANCY AT SALVINGTON DIVINITY SCHOOL Urantia Book Revelations as brought forth to humanity through the Universe Administration of Michael Of Nebadon

Mission and Ministry of Thought Adjusters (Bestowal Spirits of the First Source) 108:0.1​ (1185.1)​

THE mission of the Thought Adjusters to the human races is to represent, to be, the Universal Father to the mortal creatures

of time and space; that is the fundamental work of the divine gifts. Their mission is also that of elevating the mortal minds and of translating the immortal souls of men up to the divine heights and spiritual levels of Paradise perfection. And in the experience of thus transforming the human nature of the temporal creature into the divine nature of the eternal finaliter, the Adjusters bring into existence a unique type of being, a being consisting in the eternal union of the perfect Adjuster and the perfected creature which it would be impossible to duplicate by any other universe technique. 108:0.2​ (1185.2)​

Nothing in the entire universe can substitute for the fact of experience on nonexistential levels. The infinite God is, as

always, replete and complete, infinitely inclusive of all things except evil and creature experience. God cannot do wrong; he is infallible. God cannot experientially know what he has never personally experienced; God’s preknowledge is existential. Therefore does the spirit of the Father descend from Paradise to participate with finite mortals in every bona fide experience of the ascending career; it is only by such a method that the existential God could become in truth and in fact man’s experiential Father. The infinity of the eternal God encompasses the potential for finite experience, which indeed becomes actual in the ministry of the Adjuster fragments that actually share the life vicissitude experiences of human beings. 1. Selection and Assignment 108:1.1​ (1185.3)​

When Adjusters are dispatched for mortal service from Divinington, they are identical in the endowment of existential

divinity, but they vary in experiential qualities proportional to previous contact in and with evolutionary creatures. We cannot explain the basis of Adjuster assignment, but we conjecture that these divine gifts are bestowed in accordance with some wise and efficient policy of eternal fitness of adaptation to the indwelt personality. We do observe that the more experienced Adjuster is often the indweller of the higher type of human mind; human inheritance must therefore be a considerable factor in determining selection and assignment.

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108:1.2​ (1185.4)​

Although we do not definitely know, we firmly believe that all Thought Adjusters are volunteers. But before ever they

volunteer, they are in possession of full data respecting the candidate for indwelling. The seraphic drafts of ancestry and projected patterns of life conduct are transmitted via Paradise to the reserve corps of Adjusters on Divinington by the reflectivity technique extending inward from the capitals of the local universes to the headquarters of the superuniverses. This forecast covers not only the hereditary antecedents of the mortal candidate but also the estimate of probable intellectual endowment and spiritual capacity. The Adjusters thus volunteer to indwell minds of whose intimate natures they have been fully apprised. 108:1.3​ (1186.1)​

The volunteering Adjuster is particularly interested in three qualifications of the human candidate:

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1. ​Intellectual capacity. Is the mind normal? What is the intellectual potential, the intelligence capacity? Can the individual

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develop into a bona fide will creature? Will wisdom have an opportunity to function? 108:1.5​ (1186.3)​

2. ​Spiritual perception. The prospects of reverential development, the birth and growth of the religious nature. What is the

potential of soul, the probable spiritual capacity of receptivity? 108:1.6​ (1186.4)​

3. ​Combined intellectual and spiritual powers. The degree to which these two endowments may possibly be associated,

combined, so as to produce strength of human character and contribute to the certain evolution of an immortal soul of survival value. 108:1.7​ (1186.5)​

With these facts before them, it is our belief that the Monitors freely volunteer for assignment. Probably more than one

Adjuster volunteers; perhaps the supervising personalized orders select from this group of volunteering Adjusters the one best suited to the task of spiritualizing and eternalizing the personality of the mortal candidate. (In the assignment and service of the Adjusters the sex of the creature is of no consideration.) 108:1.8​ (1186.6)​

The short time intervening between the volunteering and the actual dispatch of the Adjuster is presumably spent in the

Divinington schools of the Personalized Monitors where a working pattern of the waiting mortal mind is utilized in instructing the assigned Adjuster as to the most effective plans for personality approach and mind spiritization. This mind model is formulated through a combination of data supplied by the superuniverse reflectivity service. At least this is our understanding, a belief which we hold as the result of putting together information secured by contact with many Personalized Adjusters throughout the long universe careers of the Solitary Messengers.

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108:1.9​ (1186.7)​

When once the Adjusters are actually dispatched from Divinington, practically no time intervenes between that moment and

the hour of their appearance in the minds of their chosen subjects. The average transit time of an Adjuster from Divinington to Urantia is 117 hours, 42 minutes, and 7 seconds. Virtually all of this time is occupied with registration on Uversa.

2. Prerequisites of Adjuster Indwelling 108:2.1​ (1186.8)​

Though the Adjusters volunteer for service as soon as the personality forecasts have been relayed to Divinington, they are

not actually assigned until the human subjects make their first moral personality decision. The first moral choice of the human child is automatically indicated in the seventh mind-adjutant and registers instantly, by way of the local universe Creative Spirit, over the universal mind-gravity circuit of the Conjoint Actor in the presence of the Master Spirit of superuniverse jurisdiction, who forthwith dispatches this intelligence to Divinington. Adjusters reach their human subjects on Urantia, on the average, just prior to the sixth birthday. In the present generation it is running five years, ten months, and four days; that is, on the 2,134th​ ​ day of terrestrial life. 108:2.2​ (1187.1)​

The Adjusters cannot invade the mortal mind until it has been duly prepared by the indwelling ministry of the adjutant

mind-spirits and encircuited in the Holy Spirit. And it requires the co-ordinate function of all seven adjutants to thus qualify the human mind for the reception of an Adjuster. Creature mind must exhibit the worship outreach and indicate wisdom function by exhibiting the ability to choose between the emerging values of good and evil — moral choice. 108:2.3​ (1187.2)​

Thus is the stage of the human mind set for the reception of Adjusters, but as a general rule they do not immediately appear

to indwell such minds except on those worlds where the Spirit of Truth is functioning as a spiritual co-ordinator of these different spirit ministries. If this spirit of the bestowal Sons is present, the Adjusters unfailingly come the instant the seventh adjutant mind-spirit begins to function and signalizes to the Universe Mother Spirit that it has achieved in potential the co-ordination of the associated six adjutants of prior ministry to such a mortal intellect. Therefore have the divine Adjusters been universally bestowed upon all normal minds of moral status on Urantia ever since the day of Pentecost. 108:2.4​ (1187.3)​

Even with a Spirit of Truth endowed mind, the Adjusters cannot arbitrarily invade the mortal intellect prior to the appearance

of moral decision. But when such a moral decision has been made, this spirit helper assumes jurisdiction direct from Divinington.

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There are no intermediaries or other intervening authorities or powers functioning between the divine Adjusters and their human subjects; God and man are directly related. 108:2.5​ (1187.4)​

Before the times of the pouring out of the Spirit of Truth upon the inhabitants of an evolutionary world, the Adjusters’

bestowal appears to be determined by many spirit influences and personality attitudes. We do not fully comprehend the laws governing such bestowals; we do not understand just what determines the release of the Adjusters who have volunteered to indwell such evolving minds. But we do observe numerous influences and conditions which appear to be associated with the arrival of the Adjusters in such minds prior to the bestowal of the Spirit of Truth, and they are: 108:2.6​ (1187.5)​

1. The assignment of personal seraphic guardians. If a mortal has not been previously indwelt by an Adjuster, the

assignment of a personal guardian brings the Adjuster forthwith. There exists some very definite but unknown relation between the ministry of Adjusters and the ministry of personal seraphic guardians. 108:2.7​ (1187.6)​

2. The attainment of the third circle of intellectual achievement and spiritual attainment. I have observed Adjusters arrive in

mortal minds upon the conquest of the third circle even before such an accomplishment could be signalized to the local universe personalities concerned with such matters. 108:2.8​ (1187.7)​

3. Upon the making of a supreme decision of unusual spiritual import. Such human behavior in a personal planetary crisis

usually is attended by the immediate arrival of the waiting Adjuster. 108:2.9​ (1187.8)​

4. The spirit of brotherhood. Regardless of the attainment of the psychic circles and the assignment of personal guardians —

in the absence of anything resembling a crisis decision — when an evolving mortal becomes dominated by the love of his fellows and consecrated to unselfish ministry to his brethren in the flesh, the waiting Adjuster unvaryingly descends to indwell the mind of such a mortal minister. 108:2.10​ (1188.1)​

5. Declaration of intention to do the will of God. We observe that many mortals on the worlds of space may be apparently in

readiness to receive Adjusters, and yet the Monitors do not appear. We go on watching such creatures as they live from day to day, and presently they quietly, almost unconsciously, arrive at the decision to begin the pursuit of the doing of the will of the Father in heaven. And then we observe the immediate dispatch of the Thought Adjusters.

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108:2.11​ (1188.2)​

6. Influence of the Supreme Being. On worlds where the Adjusters do not fuse with the evolving souls of the mortal

inhabitants, we observe Adjusters sometimes bestowed in response to influences which are wholly beyond our comprehension. We conjecture that such bestowals are determined by some cosmic reflex action originating in the Supreme Being. As to why these Adjusters can not or do not fuse with these certain types of evolving mortal minds we do not know. Such transactions have never been revealed to us. 3. Organization and Administration 108:3.1​ (1188.3)​

As far as we know, Adjusters are organized as an independent working unit in the universe of universes and are apparently

administered directly from Divinington. They are uniform throughout the seven superuniverses, all local universes being served by identical types of Mystery Monitors. We do know from observation that there are numerous series of Adjusters involving a serial organization that extends through races, over dispensations, and to worlds, systems, and universes. It is, however, exceedingly difficult to keep track of these divine gifts since they function interchangeably throughout the grand universe. 108:3.2​ (1188.4)​

Adjusters are of complete record (outside of Divinington) only on the headquarters of the seven superuniverses. The number

and order of each Adjuster indwelling each ascending creature are reported out by the Paradise authorities to the headquarters of the superuniverse, and from there are communicated to the headquarters of the local universe concerned and relayed to the particular planet involved. But the local universe records do not disclose the full number of the Thought Adjusters; the Nebadon records contain only the local universe assignment number as designated by the representatives of the Ancients of Days. The real significance of the Adjuster’s complete number is known only on Divinington. 108:3.3​ (1188.5)​

Human subjects are often known by the numbers of their Adjusters; mortals do not receive real universe names until after

Adjuster fusion, which union is signalized by the bestowal of the new name upon the new creature by the destiny guardian. 108:3.4​ (1188.6)​

Though we have the records of Thought Adjusters in Orvonton, and though we have absolutely no authority over them or

administrative connection with them, we firmly believe that there is a very close administrative connection between the individual worlds of the local universes and the central lodgment of the divine gifts on Divinington. We do know that, following the appearance of a Paradise bestowal Son, an evolutionary world has a Personalized Adjuster assigned to it as the planetary supervisor of Adjusters.

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108:3.5​ (1189.1)​

It is interesting to note that local universe inspectors always address themselves, when carrying out a planetary examination,

to the planetary chief of Thought Adjusters, just as they deliver charges to the chiefs of seraphim and to the leaders of other orders of beings attached to the administration of an evolving world. Not long since, Urantia underwent such a periodic inspection by Tabamantia, the sovereign supervisor of all life-experiment planets in the universe of Nebadon. And the records reveal that, in addition to his admonitions and indictments delivered to the various chiefs of superhuman personalities, he also delivered the following acknowledgment to the chief of Adjusters, whether located on the planet, on Salvington, Uversa, or Divinington, we do not definitely know, but he said: 108:3.6​ (1189.2)​

“Now to you, superiors far above me, I come as one placed in temporary authority over the experimental planetary series;

and I come to express admiration and profound respect for this magnificent group of celestial ministers, the Mystery Monitors, who have volunteered to serve on this irregular sphere. No matter how trying the crises, you never falter. Not on the records of Nebadon nor before the commissions of Orvonton has there ever been offered an indictment of a divine Adjuster. You have been true to your trusts; you have been divinely faithful. You have helped to adjust the mistakes and to compensate for the shortcomings of all who labor on this confused planet. You are marvelous beings, guardians of the good in the souls of this backward realm. I pay you respect even while you are apparently under my jurisdiction as volunteer ministers. I bow before you in humble recognition of your exquisite unselfishness, your understanding ministry, and your impartial devotion. You deserve the name of the Godlike servers of the mortal inhabitants of this strife-torn, grief-stricken, and disease-afflicted world. I honor you! I all but worship you!” 108:3.7​ (1189.3)​

As a result of many suggestive lines of evidence, we believe that the Adjusters are thoroughly organized, that there exists a

profoundly intelligent and efficient directive administration of these divine gifts from some far-distant and central source, probably Divinington. We know that they come from Divinington to the worlds, and undoubtedly they return thereto upon the deaths of their subjects. 108:3.8​ (1189.4)​

Among the higher spirit orders it is exceedingly difficult to discover the mechanisms of administration. My order of

personalities, while engaged in the prosecution of our specific duties, is undoubtedly unconsciously participating with numerous other personal and impersonal sub-Deity groups who unitedly are functioning as far-flung universe correlators. We suspect that we are thus

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serving because we are the only group of personalized creatures (aside from Personalized Adjusters) who are uniformly conscious of the presence of numerous orders of the prepersonal entities. 108:3.9​ (1189.5)​

We are aware of the presence of the Adjusters, who are fragments of the prepersonal Deity of the First Source and Center.

We sense the presence of the Inspired Trinity Spirits, who are superpersonal expressions of the Paradise Trinity. We likewise unfailingly detect the spirit presence of certain unrevealed orders springing from the Eternal Son and the Infinite Spirit. And we are not wholly unresponsive to still other entities unrevealed to you. 108:3.10​ (1190.1)​

The Melchizedeks of Nebadon teach that the Solitary Messengers are the personality co-ordinators of these various

influences as they register in the expanding Deity of the evolutionary Supreme Being. It is very possible that we may be participants in the experiential unification of many of the unexplained phenomena of time, but we are not consciously certain of thus functioning. 4. Relation to Other Spiritual Influences 108:4.1​ (1190.2)​

Apart from possible co-ordination with other Deity fragments, the Adjusters are quite alone in their sphere of activity in the

mortal mind. The Mystery Monitors eloquently bespeak the fact that, though the Father may have apparently resigned the exercise of all direct personal power and authority throughout the grand universe, notwithstanding this act of abnegation in behalf of the Supreme Creator children of the Paradise Deities, the Father has certainly reserved to himself the unchallengeable right to be present in the minds and souls of his evolving creatures to the end that he may so act as to draw all creature creation to himself, co-ordinately with the spiritual gravity of the Paradise Sons. Said your Paradise bestowal Son when yet on Urantia, “I, if I am lifted up, will draw all men.” This spiritual drawing power of the Paradise Sons and their creative associates we recognize and understand, but we do not so fully comprehend the methods of the all-wise Father’s functioning in and through these Mystery Monitors that live and work so valiantly within the human mind. 108:4.2​ (1190.3)​

While not subordinate to, co-ordinate with, or apparently related to, the work of the universe of universes, though acting

independently in the minds of the children of men, unceasingly do these mysterious presences urge the creatures of their indwelling toward divine ideals, always luring them upward toward the purposes and aims of a future and better life. These Mystery Monitors are continually assisting in the establishment of the spiritual dominion of Michael throughout the universe of Nebadon while mysteriously contributing to the stabilization of the sovereignty of the Ancients of Days in Orvonton. The Adjusters ​are the will of God, and since the

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Supreme Creator children of God also personally embody that same will, it is inevitable that the actions of Adjusters and the sovereignty of the universe rulers should be mutually interdependent. Though apparently unconnected, the Father presence of the Adjusters and the Father sovereignty of Michael of Nebadon must be diverse manifestations of the same divinity. 108:4.3​ (1190.4)​

Thought Adjusters appear to come and go quite independent of any and all other spiritual presences; they seem to function

in accordance with universe laws quite apart from those which govern and control the performances of all other spirit influences. But regardless of such apparent independence, long-range observation unquestionably discloses that they function in the human mind in perfect synchrony and co-ordination with all other spirit ministries, including adjutant mind-spirits, Holy Spirit, Spirit of Truth, and other influences. 108:4.4​ (1190.5)​

When a world is isolated by rebellion, when a planet is cut off from all outside encircuited communication, as was Urantia

after the Caligastia upheaval, aside from personal messengers there remains but one possibility of direct interplanetary or universe communication, and that is through the liaison of the Adjusters of the spheres. No matter what happens on a world or in a universe, the Adjusters are never directly concerned. The isolation of a planet in no way affects the Adjusters and their ability to communicate with any part of the local universe, superuniverse, or the central universe. And this is the reason why contacts with the supreme and the self-acting Adjusters of the reserve corps of destiny are so frequently made on quarantined worlds. Recourse is had to such a technique as a means of circumventing the handicaps of planetary isolation. In recent years the archangels’ circuit has functioned on Urantia, but that means of communication is largely limited to the transactions of the archangel corps itself. 108:4.5​ (1191.1)​

We are cognizant of many spirit phenomena in the far-flung universe which we are at a loss fully to understand. We are not

yet masters of all that is transpiring about us; and I believe that much of this inscrutable work is wrought by the Gravity Messengers and certain types of Mystery Monitors. I do not believe that Adjusters are devoted solely to the remaking of mortal minds. I am persuaded that the Personalized Monitors and other orders of unrevealed prepersonal spirits are representative of the Universal Father’s direct and unexplained contact with the creatures of the realms. 5. The Adjuster’s Mission 108:5.1​ (1191.2)​

The Adjusters accept a difficult assignment when they volunteer to indwell such composite beings as live on Urantia. But

they have assumed the task of existing in your minds, there to receive the admonitions of the spiritual intelligences of the realms and

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then to undertake to redictate or translate these spiritual messages to the material mind; they are indispensable to the Paradise ascension. 108:5.2​ (1191.3)​

What the Thought Adjuster cannot utilize in your present life, those truths which he cannot successfully transmit to the man

of his betrothal, he will faithfully preserve for use in the next stage of existence, just as he now carries over from circle to circle those items which he fails to register in the experience of the human subject, owing to the creature’s inability, or failure, to give a sufficient degree of co-operation. 108:5.3​ (1191.4)​

One thing you can depend upon: The Adjusters will never lose anything committed to their care; never have we known these

spirit helpers to default. Angels and other high types of spirit beings, not excepting the local universe type of Sons, may occasionally embrace evil, may sometimes depart from the divine way, but Adjusters never falter. They are absolutely dependable, and this is equally true of all seven groups. 108:5.4​ (1191.5)​

Your Adjuster is the potential of your new and next order of existence, the advance bestowal of your eternal sonship with

God. By and with the consent of your will, the Adjuster has the power to subject the creature trends of the material mind to the transforming actions of the motivations and purposes of the emerging morontial soul. 108:5.5​ (1191.6)​

The Mystery Monitors are not thought helpers; they are thought adjusters. They labor with the material mind for the purpose

of constructing, by adjustment and spiritualization, a new mind for the new worlds and the new name of your future career. Their mission chiefly concerns the future life, not this life. They are called heavenly helpers, not earthly helpers. They are not interested in making the mortal career easy; rather are they concerned in making your life reasonably difficult and rugged, so that decisions will be stimulated and multiplied. The presence of a great Thought Adjuster does not bestow ease of living and freedom from strenuous thinking, but such a divine gift should confer a sublime peace of mind and a superb tranquillity of spirit. 108:5.6​ (1192.1)​

Your transient and ever-changing emotions of joy and sorrow are in the main purely human and material reactions to your

internal psychic climate and to your external material environment. Do not, therefore, look to the Adjuster for selfish consolation and mortal comfort. It is the business of the Adjuster to prepare you for the eternal adventure, to assure your survival. It is not the mission of the Mystery Monitor to smooth your ruffled feelings or to minister to your injured pride; it is the preparation of your soul for the long ascending career that engages the attention and occupies the time of the Adjuster.

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108:5.7​ (1192.2)​

I doubt that I am able to explain to you just what the Adjusters do in your minds and for your souls. I do not know that I am

fully cognizant of what is really going on in the cosmic association of a divine Monitor and a human mind. It is all somewhat of a mystery to us, not as to the plan and purpose but as to the actual mode of accomplishment. And this is just why we are confronted with such difficulty in finding an appropriate name for these supernal gifts to mortal men. 108:5.8​ (1192.3)​

The Thought Adjusters would like to change your feelings of fear to convictions of love and confidence; but they cannot

mechanically and arbitrarily do such things; that is your task. In executing those decisions which deliver you from the fetters of fear, you literally supply the psychic fulcrum on which the Adjuster may subsequently apply a spiritual lever of uplifting and advancing illumination. 108:5.9​ (1192.4)​

When it comes to the sharp and well-defined conflicts between the higher and lower tendencies of the races, between what

really is right or wrong (not merely what you may call right and wrong), you can depend upon it that the Adjuster will always participate in some definite and active manner in such experiences. The fact that such Adjuster activity may be unconscious to the human partner does not in the least detract from its value and reality. 108:5.10​ (1192.5)​

If you have a personal guardian of destiny and should fail of survival, that guardian angel must be adjudicated in order to

receive vindication as to the faithful execution of her trust. But Thought Adjusters are not thus subjected to examination when their subjects fail to survive. We all know that, while an angel might possibly fall short of the perfection of ministry, Thought Adjusters work in the manner of Paradise perfection; their ministry is characterized by a flawless technique which is beyond the possibility of criticism by any being outside of Divinington. You have perfect guides; therefore is the goal of perfection certainly attainable. 6. God in Man 108:6.1​ (1192.6)​

It is indeed a marvel of divine condescension for the exalted and perfect Adjusters to offer themselves for actual existence in

the minds of material creatures, such as the mortals of Urantia, really to consummate a probationary union with the animal-origin beings of earth. 108:6.2​ (1193.1)​

No matter what the previous status of the inhabitants of a world, subsequent to the bestowal of a divine Son and after the

bestowal of the Spirit of Truth upon all humans, the Adjusters flock to such a world to indwell the minds of all normal will creatures. Following the completion of the mission of a Paradise bestowal Son, these Monitors truly become the “kingdom of heaven within you.”

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Through the bestowal of the divine gifts the Father makes the closest possible approach to sin and evil, for it is literally true that the Adjuster must coexist in the mortal mind even in the very midst of human unrighteousness. The indwelling Adjusters are particularly tormented by those thoughts which are purely sordid and selfish; they are distressed by irreverence for that which is beautiful and divine, and they are virtually thwarted in their work by many of man’s foolish animal fears and childish anxieties. 108:6.3​ (1193.2)​

The Mystery Monitors are undoubtedly the bestowal of the Universal Father, the reflection of the image of God abroad in the

universe. A great teacher once admonished men that they should be renewed in the spirit of their minds; that they become new men who, like God, are created in righteousness and in the completion of truth. The Adjuster is the mark of divinity, the presence of God. The “image of God” does not refer to physical likeness nor to the circumscribed limitations of material creature endowment but rather to the gift of the spirit presence of the Universal Father in the supernal bestowal of the Thought Adjusters upon the humble creatures of the universes. 108:6.4​ (1193.3)​

The Adjuster is the wellspring of spiritual attainment and the hope of divine character within you. He is the power, privilege,

and the possibility of survival, which so fully and forever distinguishes you from mere animal creatures. He is the higher and truly internal spiritual stimulus of thought in contrast with the external and physical stimulus, which reaches the mind over the nerve-energy mechanism of the material body. 108:6.5​ (1193.4)​

These faithful custodians of the future career unfailingly duplicate every mental creation with a spiritual counterpart; they

are thus slowly and surely re-creating you as you really are (only spiritually) for resurrection on the survival worlds. And all of these exquisite spirit re-creations are being preserved in the emerging reality of your evolving and immortal soul, your morontia self. These realities are actually there, notwithstanding that the Adjuster is seldom able to exalt these duplicate creations sufficiently to exhibit them to the light of consciousness. 108:6.6​ (1193.5)​

And as you are the human parent, so is the Adjuster the divine parent of the real you, your higher and advancing self, your

better morontial and future spiritual self. And it is this evolving morontial soul that the judges and censors discern when they decree your survival and pass you upward to new worlds and never-ending existence in eternal liaison with your faithful partner — God, the Adjuster.

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108:6.7​ (1193.6)​

The Adjusters are the eternal ancestors, the divine originals, of your evolving immortal souls; they are the unceasing urge

that leads man to attempt the mastery of the material and present existence in the light of the spiritual and future career. The Monitors are the prisoners of undying hope, the founts of everlasting progression. And how they do enjoy communicating with their subjects in more or less direct channels! How they rejoice when they can dispense with symbols and other methods of indirection and flash their messages straight to the intellects of their human partners! 108:6.8​ (1194.1)​

You humans have begun an endless unfolding of an almost infinite panorama, a limitless expanding of never-ending,

ever-widening spheres of opportunity for exhilarating service, matchless adventure, sublime uncertainty, and boundless attainment. When the clouds gather overhead, your faith should accept the fact of the presence of the indwelling Adjuster, and thus you should be able to look beyond the mists of mortal uncertainty into the clear shining of the sun of eternal righteousness on the beckoning heights of the mansion worlds of Satania. 108:6.9​ (1194.2)​

[Presented by a Solitary Messenger of Orvonton.]

Relation of Adjusters to Individual Mortals 110:0.1​ (1203.1)​

THE endowment of imperfect beings with freedom entails inevitable tragedy, and it is the nature of the perfect ancestral

Deity to universally and affectionately share these sufferings in loving companionship. 110:0.2​ (1203.2)​

As far as I am conversant with the affairs of a universe, I regard the love and devotion of a Thought Adjuster as the most

truly divine affection in all creation. The love of the Sons in their ministry to the races is superb, but the devotion of an Adjuster to the individual is touchingly sublime, divinely Fatherlike. The Paradise Father has apparently reserved this form of personal contact with his individual creatures as an exclusive Creator prerogative. And there is nothing in all the universe of universes exactly comparable to the marvelous ministry of these impersonal entities that so fascinatingly indwell the children of the evolutionary planets. 1. Indwelling the Mortal Mind 110:1.1​ (1203.3)​

Adjusters should not be thought of as living in the material brains of human beings. They are not organic parts of the

physical creatures of the realms. The Thought Adjuster may more properly be envisaged as indwelling the mortal mind of man rather

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than as existing within the confines of a single physical organ. And indirectly and unrecognized the Adjuster is constantly communicating with the human subject, especially during those sublime experiences of the worshipful contact of mind with spirit in the superconsciousness. 110:1.2​ (1203.4)​

I wish it were possible for me to help evolving mortals to achieve a better understanding and attain a fuller appreciation of

the unselfish and superb work of the Adjusters living within them, who are so devoutly faithful to the task of fostering man’s spiritual welfare. These Monitors are efficient ministers to the higher phases of men’s minds; they are wise and experienced manipulators of the spiritual potential of the human intellect. These heavenly helpers are dedicated to the stupendous task of guiding you safely inward and upward to the celestial haven of happiness. These tireless toilers are consecrated to the future personification of the triumph of divine truth in your life everlasting. They are the watchful workers who pilot the God-conscious human mind away from the shoals of evil while expertly guiding the evolving soul of man toward the divine harbors of perfection on far-distant and eternal shores. The Adjusters are loving leaders, your safe and sure guides through the dark and uncertain mazes of your short earthly career; they are the patient teachers who so constantly urge their subjects forward in the paths of progressive perfection. They are the careful custodians of the sublime values of creature character. I wish you could love them more, co-operate with them more fully, and cherish them more affectionately. 110:1.3​ (1204.1)​

Although the divine indwellers are chiefly concerned with your spiritual preparation for the next stage of the never-ending

existence, they are also deeply interested in your temporal welfare and in your real achievements on earth. They are delighted to contribute to your health, happiness, and true prosperity. They are not indifferent to your success in all matters of planetary advancement which are not inimical to your future life of eternal progress. 110:1.4​ (1204.2)​

Adjusters are interested in, and concerned with, your daily doings and the manifold details of your life just to the extent that

these are influential in the determination of your significant temporal choices and vital spiritual decisions and, hence, are factors in the solution of your problem of soul survival and eternal progress. The Adjuster, while passive regarding purely temporal welfare, is divinely active concerning all the affairs of your eternal future. 110:1.5​ (1204.3)​

The Adjuster remains with you in all disaster and through every sickness which does not wholly destroy the mentality. But

how unkind knowingly to defile or otherwise deliberately to pollute the physical body, which must serve as the earthly tabernacle of this

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marvelous gift from God. All physical poisons greatly retard the efforts of the Adjuster to exalt the material mind, while the mental poisons of fear, anger, envy, jealousy, suspicion, and intolerance likewise tremendously interfere with the spiritual progress of the evolving soul. 110:1.6​ (1204.4)​

Today you are passing through the period of the courtship of your Adjuster; and if you only prove faithful to the trust reposed

in you by the divine spirit who seeks your mind and soul in eternal union, there will eventually ensue that morontia oneness, that supernal harmony, that cosmic co-ordination, that divine attunement, that celestial fusion, that never-ending blending of identity, that oneness of being which is so perfect and final that even the most experienced personalities can never segregate or recognize as separate identities the fusion partners — mortal man and divine Adjuster.

2. Adjusters and Human Will 110:2.1​ (1204.5)​

When Thought Adjusters indwell human minds, they bring with them the model careers, the ideal lives, as determined and

foreordained by themselves and the Personalized Adjusters of Divinington, which have been certified by the Personalized Adjuster of Urantia. Thus they begin work with a definite and predetermined plan for the intellectual and spiritual development of their human subjects, but it is not incumbent upon any human being to accept this plan. You are all subjects of predestination, but it is not foreordained that you must accept this divine predestination; you are at full liberty to reject any part or all of the Thought Adjusters’ program. It is their mission to effect such mind changes and to make such spiritual adjustments as you may willingly and intelligently authorize, to the end that they may gain more influence over the personality directionization; but under no circumstances do these divine Monitors ever take advantage of you or in any way arbitrarily influence you in your choices and decisions. The Adjusters respect your sovereignty of personality; ​they are always subservient to your will. 110:2.2​ (1204.6)​

They are persistent, ingenious, and perfect in their methods of work, but they never do violence to the volitional selfhood of

their hosts. No human being will ever be spiritualized by a divine Monitor against his will; survival is a gift of the Gods which must be desired by the creatures of time. In the final analysis, whatever the Adjuster has succeeded in doing for you, the records will show that the transformation has been accomplished with your co-operative consent; you will have been a willing partner with the Adjuster in the attainment of every step of the tremendous transformation of the ascension career.

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The Adjuster is not trying to control your thinking, as such, but rather to spiritualize it, to eternalize it. Neither angels nor

Adjusters are devoted directly to influencing human thought; that is your exclusive personality prerogative. The Adjusters are dedicated to improving, modifying, adjusting, and co-ordinating your thinking processes; but more especially and specifically they are devoted to the work of building up spiritual counterparts of your careers, morontia transcripts of your true advancing selves, for survival purposes. 110:2.4​ (1205.2)​

Adjusters work in the spheres of the higher levels of the human mind, unceasingly seeking to produce morontia duplicates

of every concept of the mortal intellect. There are, therefore, two realities which impinge upon, and are centered in, the human mind circuits: one, a mortal self evolved from the original plans of the Life Carriers, the other, an immortal entity from the high spheres of Divinington, an indwelling gift from God. But the mortal self is also a personal self; it has personality. 110:2.5​ (1205.3)​

You as a personal creature have mind and will. The Adjuster as a prepersonal creature has premind and prewill. If you so

fully conform to the Adjuster’s mind that you see eye to eye, then your minds become one, and you receive the reinforcement of the Adjuster’s mind. Subsequently, if your will orders and enforces the execution of the decisions of this new or combined mind, the Adjuster’s prepersonal will attains to personality expression through your decision, and as far as that particular project is concerned, you and the Adjuster are one. Your mind has attained to divinity attunement, and the Adjuster’s will has achieved personality expression. 110:2.6​ (1205.4)​

To the extent that this identity is realized, you are mentally approaching the morontia order of existence. Morontia mind is a

term signifying the substance and sum total of the co-operating minds of diversely material and spiritual natures. Morontia intellect, therefore, connotes a dual mind in the local universe dominated by one will. And with mortals this is a will, human in origin, which is becoming divine through man’s identification of the human mind with the mindedness of God.

3. Co-operation with the Adjuster 110:3.1​ (1205.5)​

Adjusters are playing the sacred and superb game of the ages; they are engaged in one of the supreme adventures of time in

space. And how happy they are when your co-operation permits them to lend assistance in your short struggles of time as they continue to prosecute their larger tasks of eternity. But usually, when your Adjuster attempts to communicate with you, the message is

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lost in the material currents of the energy streams of human mind; only occasionally do you catch an echo, a faint and distant echo, of the divine voice. 110:3.2​ (1205.6)​

The success of your Adjuster in the enterprise of piloting you through the mortal life and bringing about your survival

depends not so much on the theories of your beliefs as upon your decisions, determinations, and steadfast ​faith. All these movements of personality growth become powerful influences aiding in your advancement because they help you to co-operate with the Adjuster; they assist you in ceasing to resist. Thought Adjusters succeed or apparently fail in their terrestrial undertakings just in so far as mortals succeed or fail to co-operate with the scheme whereby they are to be advanced along the ascending path of perfection attainment. The secret of survival is wrapped up in the supreme human desire to be Godlike and in the associated willingness to do and be any and all things which are essential to the final attainment of that overmastering desire. 110:3.3​ (1206.1)​

When we speak of an Adjuster’s success or failure, we are speaking in terms of human survival. ​Adjusters never fail; they

are of the divine essence, and they always emerge triumphant in each of their undertakings. 110:3.4​ (1206.2)​

I cannot but observe that so many of you spend so much time and thought on mere trifles of living, while you almost wholly

overlook the more essential realities of everlasting import, those very accomplishments which are concerned with the development of a more harmonious working agreement between you and your Adjusters. The great goal of human existence is to attune to the divinity of the indwelling Adjuster; the great achievement of mortal life is the attainment of a true and understanding consecration to the eternal aims of the divine spirit who waits and works within your mind. But a devoted and determined effort to realize eternal destiny is wholly compatible with a lighthearted and joyous life and with a successful and honorable career on earth. Co-operation with the Thought Adjuster does not entail self-torture, mock piety, or hypocritical and ostentatious self-abasement; the ideal life is one of loving service rather than an existence of fearful apprehension.​ ​* 110:3.5​ (1206.3)​

Confusion, being puzzled, even sometimes discouraged and distracted, does not necessarily signify resistance to the

leadings of the indwelling Adjuster. Such attitudes may sometimes connote lack of active co-operation with the divine Monitor and may, therefore, somewhat delay spiritual progress, but such intellectual emotional difficulties do not in the least interfere with the certain survival of the God-knowing soul. Ignorance alone can never prevent survival; neither can confusional doubts nor fearful uncertainty. Only conscious resistance to the Adjuster’s leading can prevent the survival of the evolving immortal soul.

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You must not regard co-operation with your Adjuster as a particularly conscious process, for it is not; but your motives and

your decisions, your faithful determinations and your supreme desires, do constitute real and effective co-operation. You can consciously augment Adjuster harmony by: 110:3.7​ (1206.5)​

1. Choosing to respond to divine leading; sincerely basing the human life on the highest consciousness of truth, beauty, and

goodness, and then co-ordinating these qualities of divinity through wisdom, worship, faith, and love. 110:3.8​ (1206.6)​

2. Loving God and desiring to be like him — genuine recognition of the divine fatherhood and loving worship of the

heavenly Parent. 110:3.9​ (1206.7)​

3. Loving man and sincerely desiring to serve him — wholehearted recognition of the brotherhood of man coupled with an

intelligent and wise affection for each of your fellow mortals. 110:3.10​ (1206.8)​

4. Joyful acceptance of cosmic citizenship — honest recognition of your progressive obligations to the Supreme Being,

awareness of the interdependence of evolutionary man and evolving Deity. This is the birth of cosmic morality and the dawning realization of universal duty. 4. The Adjuster’s Work in the Mind 110:4.1​ (1207.1)​

Adjusters are able to receive the continuous stream of cosmic intelligence coming in over the master circuits of time and

space; they are in full touch with the spirit intelligence and energy of the universes. But these mighty indwellers are unable to transmit very much of this wealth of wisdom and truth to the minds of their mortal subjects because of the lack of commonness of nature and the absence of responsive recognition. 110:4.2​ (1207.2)​

The Thought Adjuster is engaged in a constant effort so to spiritualize your mind as to evolve your morontia soul; but you

yourself are mostly unconscious of this inner ministry. You are quite incapable of distinguishing the product of your own material intellect from that of the conjoint activities of your soul and the Adjuster. 110:4.3​ (1207.3)​

Certain abrupt presentations of thoughts, conclusions, and other pictures of mind are sometimes the direct or indirect work

of the Adjuster; but far more often they are the sudden emergence into consciousness of ideas which have been grouping themselves together in the submerged mental levels, natural and everyday occurrences of normal and ordinary psychic function inherent in the

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circuits of the evolving animal mind. (In contrast with these subconscious emanations, the revelations of the Adjuster appear through the realms of the superconscious.) 110:4.4​ (1207.4)​

Trust all matters of mind beyond the dead level of consciousness to the custody of the Adjusters. In due time, if not in this

world then on the mansion worlds, they will give good account of their stewardship, and eventually will they bring forth those meanings and values intrusted to their care and keeping. They will resurrect every worthy treasure of the mortal mind if you survive. 110:4.5​ (1207.5)​

There exists a vast gulf between the human and the divine, between man and God. The Urantia races are so largely

electrically and chemically controlled, so highly animallike in their common behavior, so emotional in their ordinary reactions, that it becomes exceedingly difficult for the Monitors to guide and direct them. You are so devoid of courageous decisions and consecrated co-operation that your indwelling Adjusters find it next to impossible to communicate directly with the human mind. Even when they do find it possible to flash a gleam of new truth to the evolving mortal soul, this spiritual revelation often so blinds the creature as to precipitate a convulsion of fanaticism or to initiate some other intellectual upheaval which results disastrously. Many a new religion and strange “ism” has arisen from the aborted, imperfect, misunderstood, and garbled communications of the Thought Adjusters. 110:4.6​ (1207.6)​

For many thousands of years, so the records of Jerusem show, in each generation there have lived fewer and fewer beings

who could function safely with self-acting Adjusters. This is an alarming picture, and the supervising personalities of Satania look with favor upon the proposals of some of your more immediate planetary supervisors who advocate the inauguration of measures designed to foster and conserve the higher spiritual types of the Urantia races. 5. Erroneous Concepts of Adjuster Guidance 110:5.1​ (1207.7)​

Do not confuse and confound the mission and influence of the Adjuster with what is commonly called conscience; they are

not directly related. Conscience is a human and purely psychic reaction. It is not to be despised, but it is hardly the voice of God to the soul, which indeed the Adjuster’s would be if such a voice could be heard. Conscience, rightly, admonishes you to do right; but the Adjuster, in addition, endeavors to tell you what truly is right; that is, when and as you are able to perceive the Monitor’s leading. 110:5.2​ (1208.1)​

Man’s dream experiences, that disordered and disconnected parade of the un-co-ordinated sleeping mind, present adequate

proof of the failure of the Adjusters to harmonize and associate the divergent factors of the mind of man. The Adjusters simply cannot, in a single lifetime, arbitrarily co-ordinate and synchronize two such unlike and diverse types of thinking as the human and the divine.

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When they do, as they sometimes have, such souls are translated directly to the mansion worlds without the necessity of passing through the experience of death.​ ​* 110:5.3​ (1208.2)​

During the slumber season the Adjuster attempts to achieve only that which the will of the indwelt personality has

previously fully approved by the decisions and choosings which were made during times of fully wakeful consciousness, and which have thereby become lodged in the realms of the supermind, the liaison domain of human and divine interrelationship. 110:5.4​ (1208.3)​

While their mortal hosts are asleep, the Adjusters try to register their creations in the higher levels of the material mind, and

some of your grotesque dreams indicate their failure to make efficient contact. The absurdities of dream life not only testify to pressure of unexpressed emotions but also bear witness to the horrible distortion of the representations of the spiritual concepts presented by the Adjusters. Your own passions, urges, and other innate tendencies translate themselves into the picture and substitute their unexpressed desires for the divine messages which the indwellers are endeavoring to put into the psychic records during unconscious sleep. 110:5.5​ (1208.4)​

It is extremely dangerous to postulate as to the Adjuster content of the dream life. The Adjusters do work during sleep, but

your ordinary dream experiences are purely physiologic and psychologic phenomena. Likewise, it is hazardous to attempt the differentiation of the Adjusters’ concept registry from the more or less continuous and conscious reception of the dictations of mortal conscience. These are problems which will have to be solved through individual discrimination and personal decision. But a human being would do better to err in rejecting an Adjuster’s expression through believing it to be a purely human experience than to blunder into exalting a reaction of the mortal mind to the sphere of divine dignity. Remember, the influence of a Thought Adjuster is for the most part, though not wholly, a superconscious experience. 110:5.6​ (1208.5)​

In varying degrees and increasingly as you ascend the psychic circles, sometimes directly, but more often indirectly, you do

communicate with your Adjusters. But it is dangerous to entertain the idea that every new concept originating in the human mind is the dictation of the Adjuster. More often, in beings of your order, that which you accept as the Adjuster’s voice is in reality the emanation of your own intellect. This is dangerous ground, and every human being must settle these problems for himself in accordance with his natural human wisdom and superhuman insight.

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110:5.7​ (1208.6)​

The Adjuster of the human being through whom this communication is being made enjoys such a wide scope of activity

chiefly because of this human’s almost complete indifference to any outward manifestations of the Adjuster’s inner presence; it is indeed fortunate that he remains consciously quite unconcerned about the entire procedure. He holds one of the highly experienced Adjusters of his day and generation, and yet his passive reaction to, and inactive concern toward, the phenomena associated with the presence in his mind of this versatile Adjuster is pronounced by the guardian of destiny to be a rare and fortuitous reaction. And all this constitutes a favorable co-ordination of influences, favorable both to the Adjuster in the higher sphere of action and to the human partner from the standpoints of health, efficiency, and tranquillity. 6. The Seven Psychic Circles 110:6.1​ (1209.1)​

The sum total of personality realization on a material world is contained within the successive conquest of the seven psychic

circles of mortal potentiality. Entrance upon the seventh circle marks the beginning of true human personality function. Completion of the first circle denotes the relative maturity of the mortal being. Though the traversal of the seven circles of cosmic growth does not equal fusion with the Adjuster, the mastery of these circles marks the attainment of those steps which are preliminary to Adjuster fusion. 110:6.2​ (1209.2)​

The Adjuster is your equal partner in the attainment of the seven circles — the achievement of comparative mortal maturity.

The Adjuster ascends the circles with you from the seventh to the first but progresses to the status of supremacy and self-activity quite independent of the active co-operation of the mortal mind. 110:6.3​ (1209.3)​

The psychic circles are not exclusively intellectual, neither are they wholly morontial; they have to do with personality status,

mind attainment, soul growth, and Adjuster attunement. The successful traversal of these levels demands the harmonious functioning of the ​entire personality, not merely of some one phase thereof. The growth of the parts does not equal the true maturation of the whole; the parts really grow in proportion to the expansion of the entire self — the whole self — material, intellectual, and spiritual. 110:6.4​ (1209.4)​

When the development of the intellectual nature proceeds faster than that of the spiritual, such a situation renders

communication with the Thought Adjuster both difficult and dangerous. Likewise, overspiritual development tends to produce a fanatical and perverted interpretation of the spirit leadings of the divine indweller. Lack of spiritual capacity makes it very difficult to transmit to such a material intellect the spiritual truths resident in the higher superconsciousness. It is to the mind of perfect poise,

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housed in a body of clean habits, stabilized neural energies, and balanced chemical function — when the physical, mental, and spiritual powers are in triune harmony of development — that a maximum of light and truth can be imparted with a minimum of temporal danger or risk to the real welfare of such a being. By such a balanced growth does man ascend the circles of planetary progression one by one, from the seventh to the first. 110:6.5​ (1209.5)​

The Adjusters are always near you and of you, but rarely can they speak directly, as another being, to you. Circle by circle your

intellectual decisions, moral choosings, and spiritual development add to the ability of the Adjuster to function in your mind; circle by circle you thereby ascend from the lower stages of Adjuster association and mind attunement, so that the Adjuster is increasingly enabled to register his picturizations of destiny with augmenting vividness and conviction upon the evolving consciousness of this God-seeking mind-soul. 110:6.6​ (1210.1)​

Every decision you make either impedes or facilitates the function of the Adjuster; likewise do these very decisions

determine your advancement in the circles of human achievement. It is true that the supremacy of a decision, its crisis relationship, has a great deal to do with its circle-making influence; nevertheless, numbers of decisions, frequent repetitions, persistent repetitions, are also essential to the habit-forming certainty of such reactions. 110:6.7​ (1210.2)​

It is difficult precisely to define the seven levels of human progression, for the reason that these levels are personal; they are

variable for each individual and are apparently determined by the growth capacity of each human being. The conquest of these levels of cosmic evolution is reflected in three ways: 110:6.8​ (1210.3)​

1. ​Adjuster attunement. The spiritizing mind nears the Adjuster presence proportional to circle attainment.

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2. ​Soul evolution. The emergence of the morontia soul indicates the extent and depth of circle mastery.

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3. ​Personality reality. The degree of selfhood reality is directly determined by circle conquest. Persons become more real as

they ascend from the seventh to the first level of mortal existence. 110:6.11​ (1210.6)​

As the circles are traversed, the child of material evolution is growing into the mature human of immortal potentiality. The

shadowy reality of the embryonic nature of a seventh circler is giving way to the clearer manifestation of the emerging morontia nature of a local universe citizen.

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110:6.12​ (1210.7)​

While it is impossible precisely to define the seven levels, or psychic circles, of human growth, it is permissible to suggest

the minimum and maximum limits of these stages of maturity realization: 110:6.13​ (1210.8)​

​The seventh circle. This level is entered when human beings develop the powers of personal choice, individual decision,

moral responsibility, and the capacity for the attainment of spiritual individuality. This signifies the united function of the seven adjutant mind-spirits under the direction of the spirit of wisdom, the encircuitment of the mortal creature in the influence of the Holy Spirit, and, on Urantia, the first functioning of the Spirit of Truth, together with the reception of a Thought Adjuster in the mortal mind. Entrance upon the seventh circle constitutes a mortal creature a truly potential citizen of the local universe. 110:6.14​ (1210.9)​

​The third circle. The Adjuster’s work is much more effective after the human ascender attains the third circle and receives a

personal seraphic guardian of destiny. While there is no apparent concert of effort between the Adjuster and the seraphic guardian, nonetheless there is to be observed an unmistakable improvement in all phases of cosmic achievement and spiritual development subsequent to the assignment of the personal seraphic attendant. When the third circle is attained, the Adjuster endeavors to morontiaize the mind of man during the remainder of the mortal life span, to make the remaining circles, and achieve the final stage of the divine-human association before natural death dissolves the unique partnership. 110:6.15​ (1210.10)​

​The first circle. The Adjuster cannot, ordinarily, speak directly and immediately with you until you attain the first and final

circle of progressive mortal achievement. This level represents the highest possible realization of mind-Adjuster relationship in the human experience prior to the liberation of the evolving morontia soul from the habiliments of the material body. Concerning mind, emotions, and cosmic insight, this achievement of the first psychic circle is the nearest possible approach of material mind and spirit Adjuster in human experience. 110:6.16​ (1211.1)​

Perhaps these psychic circles of mortal progression would be better denominated c​ osmic levels — actual meaning grasps

and value realizations of progressive approach to the morontia consciousness of initial relationship of the evolutionary soul with the emerging Supreme Being. And it is this very relationship that makes it forever impossible fully to explain the significance of the cosmic circles to the material mind. These circle attainments are only relatively related to God-consciousness. A seventh or sixth circler can be almost as truly God-knowing — sonship conscious — as a second or first circler, but such lower circle beings are far less conscious of

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experiential relation to the Supreme Being, universe citizenship. The attainment of these cosmic circles will become a part of the ascenders’ experience on the mansion worlds if they fail of such achievement before natural death. 110:6.17​ (1211.2)​

The motivation of faith makes experiential the full realization of man’s sonship with God, but ​action, completion of

decisions, is essential to the evolutionary attainment of consciousness of progressive kinship with the c​ osmic actuality of the Supreme Being. Faith transmutes potentials to actuals in the spiritual world, but potentials become actuals in the finite realms of the Supreme only by and through the realization of choice-experience. But choosing to do the will of God joins spiritual faith to material decisions in personality action and thus supplies a divine and spiritual fulcrum for the more effective functioning of the human and material leverage of God-hunger. Such a wise co-ordination of material and spiritual forces greatly augments both cosmic realization of the Supreme and morontia comprehension of the Paradise Deities. 110:6.18​ (1211.3)​

The mastery of the cosmic circles is related to the quantitative growth of the morontia soul, the comprehension of supreme

meanings. But the qualitative status of this immortal soul is ​wholly dependent on the grasp of living faith upon the Paradise-potential fact-value that mortal man is a son of the eternal God. Therefore does a seventh circler go on to the mansion worlds to attain further quantitative realization of cosmic growth just as does a second or even a first circler. 110:6.19​ (1211.4)​

There is only an indirect relation between cosmic-circle attainment and actual spiritual religious experience; such

attainments are reciprocal and therefore mutually beneficial. Purely spiritual development may have little to do with planetary material prosperity, but circle attainment always augments the potential of human success and mortal achievement. 110:6.20​ (1211.5)​

From the seventh to the third circle there occurs increased and unified action of the seven adjutant mind-spirits in the task

of weaning the mortal mind from its dependence on the realities of the material life mechanisms preparatory to increased introduction to morontia levels of experience. From the third circle onward the adjutant influence progressively diminishes. 110:6.21​ (1211.6)​

The seven circles embrace mortal experience extending from the highest purely animal level to the lowest actual contactual

morontia level of self-consciousness as a personality experience. The mastery of the first cosmic circle signalizes the attainment of premorontia mortal maturity and marks the termination of the conjoint ministry of the adjutant mind-spirits as an exclusive influence of mind action in the human personality. Beyond the first circle, mind becomes increasingly akin to the intelligence of the morontia

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stage of evolution, the conjoined ministry of the cosmic mind and the superadjutant endowment of the Creative Spirit of a local universe. 110:6.22​ (1212.1)​

The great days in the individual careers of Adjusters are: first, when the human subject breaks through into the third

psychic circle, thus insuring the Monitor’s self-activity and increased range of function (provided the indweller was not already self-acting); then, when the human partner attains the first psychic circle, and they are thereby enabled to intercommunicate, at least to some degree; and last, when they are finally and eternally fused. 7. The Attainment of Immortality 110:7.1​ (1212.2)​

The achievement of the seven cosmic circles does not equal Adjuster fusion. There are many mortals living on Urantia who

have attained their circles; but fusion depends on yet other greater and more sublime spiritual achievements, upon the attainment of a final and complete attunement of the mortal will with the will of God as it is resident in the Thought Adjuster. 110:7.2​ (1212.3)​

When a human being has completed the circles of cosmic achievement, and further, when the final choosing of the mortal

will permits the Adjuster to complete the association of human identity with the morontial soul during evolutionary and physical life, then do such consummated liaisons of soul and Adjuster go on independently to the mansion worlds, and there is issued the mandate from Uversa which provides for the immediate fusion of the Adjuster and the morontial soul. This fusion during physical life instantly consumes the material body; the human beings who might witness such a spectacle would only observe the translating mortal disappear “in chariots of fire.” 110:7.3​ (1212.4)​

Most Adjusters who have translated their subjects from Urantia were highly experienced and of record as previous

indwellers of numerous mortals on other spheres. Remember, Adjusters gain valuable indwelling experience on planets of the loan order; it does not follow that Adjusters only gain experience for advanced work in those mortal subjects who fail to survive. 110:7.4​ (1212.5)​

Subsequent to mortal fusion the Adjusters share your destiny and experience; ​they are you. After the fusion of the immortal

morontia soul and the associated Adjuster, all of the experience and all of the values of the one eventually become the possession of the other, so that the two are actually one entity. In a certain sense, this new being is of the eternal past as well as for the eternal future. All that was once human in the surviving soul and all that is experientially divine in the Adjuster now become the actual possession of the new and ever-ascending universe personality. But on each universe level the Adjuster can endow the new creature only with those

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attributes which are meaningful and of value on that level. An absolute ​oneness with the divine Monitor, a complete exhaustion of the endowment of an Adjuster, can only be achieved in eternity subsequent to the final attainment of the Universal Father, the Father of spirits, ever the source of these divine gifts. 110:7.5​ (1212.6)​

When the evolving soul and the divine Adjuster are finally and eternally fused, each gains all of the experiencible qualities of

the other. This co-ordinate personality possesses all of the experiential memory of survival once held by the ancestral mortal mind and then resident in the morontia soul, and in addition thereto this potential finaliter embraces all the experiential memory of the Adjuster throughout the mortal indwellings of all time. But it will require an eternity of the future for an Adjuster ever completely to endow the personality partnership with the meanings and values which the divine Monitor carries forward from the eternity of the past. 110:7.6​ (1213.1)​

But with the vast majority of Urantians the Adjuster must patiently await the arrival of death deliverance; must await the

liberation of the emerging soul from the well-nigh complete domination of the energy patterns and chemical forces inherent in your material order of existence. The chief difficulty you experience in contacting with your Adjusters consists in this very inherent material nature. So few mortals are real thinkers; you do not spiritually develop and discipline your minds to the point of favorable liaison with the divine Adjusters. The ear of the human mind is almost deaf to the spiritual pleas which the Adjuster translates from the manifold messages of the universal broadcasts of love proceeding from the Father of mercies. The Adjuster finds it almost impossible to register these inspiring spirit leadings in an animal mind so completely dominated by the chemical and electrical forces inherent in your physical natures. 110:7.7​ (1213.2)​

Adjusters rejoice to make contact with the mortal mind; but they must be patient through the long years of silent sojourn

during which they are unable to break through animal resistance and directly communicate with you. The higher the Thought Adjusters ascend in the scale of service, the more efficient they become. But never can they greet you, in the flesh, with the same full, sympathetic, and expressionful affection as they will when you discern them mind to mind on the mansion worlds. 110:7.8​ (1213.3)​

During mortal life the material body and mind separate you from your Adjuster and prevent free communication; subsequent

to death, after the eternal fusion, you and the Adjuster are one — you are not distinguishable as separate beings — and thus there exists no need for communication as you would understand it.

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110:7.9​ (1213.4)​

While the voice of the Adjuster is ever within you, most of you will hear it seldom during a lifetime. Human beings below the

third and second circles of attainment rarely hear the Adjuster’s direct voice except in moments of supreme desire, in a supreme situation, and consequent upon a supreme decision. 110:7.10​ (1213.5)​

During the making and breaking of a contact between the mortal mind of a destiny reservist and the planetary supervisors,

sometimes the indwelling Adjuster is so situated that it becomes possible to transmit a message to the mortal partner. Not long since, on Urantia, such a message was transmitted by a self-acting Adjuster to the human associate, a member of the reserve corps of destiny. This message was introduced by these words: “And now, without injury or jeopardy to the subject of my solicitous devotion and without intent to overchastise or discourage, for me, make record of this my plea to him.” Then followed a beautifully touching and appealing admonition. Among other things, the Adjuster pleaded “that he more faithfully give me his sincere co-operation, more cheerfully endure the tasks of my emplacement, more faithfully carry out the program of my arrangement, more patiently go through the trials of my selection, more persistently and cheerfully tread the path of my choosing, more humbly receive credit that may accrue as a result of my ceaseless endeavors — thus transmit my admonition to the man of my indwelling. Upon him I bestow the supreme devotion and affection of a divine spirit. And say further to my beloved subject that I will function with wisdom and power until the very end, until the last earth struggle is over; I will be true to my personality trust. And I exhort him to survival, not to disappoint me, not to deprive me of the reward of my patient and intense struggle. On the human will our achievement of personality depends. Circle by circle I have patiently ascended this human mind, and I have testimony that I am meeting the approval of the chief of my kind. Circle by circle I am passing on to judgment. I await with pleasure and without apprehension the roll call of destiny; I am prepared to submit all to the tribunals of the Ancients of Days.” 110:7.11​ (1214.1)​

[Presented by a Solitary Messenger of Orvonton.]

The Adjuster and the Soul

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111:0.1​ (1215.1)​

THE presence of the divine Adjuster in the human mind makes it forever impossible for either science or philosophy to

attain a satisfactory comprehension of the evolving soul of the human personality. The morontia soul is the child of the universe and may be really known only through cosmic insight and spiritual discovery. 111:0.2​ (1215.2)​

The concept of a soul and of an indwelling spirit is not new to Urantia; it has frequently appeared in the various systems of

planetary beliefs. Many of the Oriental as well as some of the Occidental faiths have perceived that man is divine in heritage as well as human in inheritance. The feeling of the inner presence in addition to the external omnipresence of Deity has long formed a part of many Urantian religions. Men have long believed that there is something growing within the human nature, something vital that is destined to endure beyond the short span of temporal life. 111:0.3​ (1215.3)​

Before man realized that his evolving soul was fathered by a divine spirit, it was thought to reside in different physical

organs — the eye, liver, kidney, heart, and later, the brain. The savage associated the soul with blood, breath, shadows and with reflections of the self in water. 111:0.4​ (1215.4)​

In the conception of the ​atman the Hindu teachers really approximated an appreciation of the nature and presence of the

Adjuster, but they failed to distinguish the copresence of the evolving and potentially immortal soul. The Chinese, however, recognized two aspects of a human being, the ​yang and the ​yin, the soul and the spirit. The Egyptians and many African tribes also believed in two factors, the ​ka and the ​ba; the soul was not usually believed to be pre-existent, only the spirit.​ ​* 111:0.5​ (1215.5)​

The inhabitants of the Nile valley believed that each favored individual had bestowed upon him at birth, or soon thereafter, a

protecting spirit which they called the ka. They taught that this guardian spirit remained with the mortal subject throughout life and passed before him into the future estate. On the walls of a temple at Luxor, where is depicted the birth of Amenhotep III, the little prince is pictured on the arm of the Nile god, and near him is another child, in appearance identical with the prince, which is a symbol of that entity which the Egyptians called the ka. This sculpture was completed in the fifteenth century before Christ. 111:0.6​ (1215.6)​

The ka was thought to be a superior spirit genius which desired to guide the associated mortal soul into the better paths of

temporal living but more especially to influence the fortunes of the human subject in the hereafter. When an Egyptian of this period died, it was expected that his ka would be waiting for him on the other side of the Great River. At first, only kings were supposed to have kas, but presently all righteous men were believed to possess them. One Egyptian ruler, speaking of the ka within his heart, said:

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“I did not disregard its speech; I feared to transgress its guidance. I prospered thereby greatly; I was thus successful by reason of that which it caused me to do; I was distinguished by its guidance.” Many believed that the ka was “an oracle from God in everybody.” Many believed that they were to “spend eternity in gladness of heart in the favor of the God that is in you.” 111:0.7​ (1216.1)​

Every race of evolving Urantia mortals has a word equivalent to the concept of soul. Many primitive peoples believed the soul

looked out upon the world through human eyes; therefore did they so cravenly fear the malevolence of the evil eye. They have long believed that “the spirit of man is the lamp of the Lord.” The Rig-Veda says: “My mind speaks to my heart.” 1. The Mind Arena of Choice 111:1.1​ (1216.2)​

Though the work of Adjusters is spiritual in nature, they must, perforce, do all their work upon an intellectual foundation.

Mind is the human soil from which the spirit Monitor must evolve the morontia soul with the co-operation of the indwelt personality. 111:1.2​ (1216.3)​

There is a cosmic unity in the several mind levels of the universe of universes. Intellectual selves have their origin in the

cosmic mind much as nebulae take origin in the cosmic energies of universe space. On the human (hence personal) level of intellectual selves the potential of spirit evolution becomes dominant, with the assent of the mortal mind, because of the spiritual endowments of the human personality together with the creative presence of an entity-point of absolute value in such human selves. But such a spirit dominance of the material mind is conditioned upon two experiences: This mind must have evolved up through the ministry of the seven adjutant mind-spirits, and the material (personal) self must choose to co-operate with the indwelling Adjuster in creating and fostering the morontia self, the evolutionary and potentially immortal soul. 111:1.3​ (1216.4)​

Material mind is the arena in which human personalities live, are self-conscious, make decisions, choose God or forsake

him, eternalize or destroy themselves. 111:1.4​ (1216.5)​

Material evolution has provided you a life machine, your body; the Father himself has endowed you with the purest spirit

reality known in the universe, your Thought Adjuster. But into your hands, subject to your own decisions, has been given mind, and it is by mind that you live or die. It is within this mind and with this mind that you make those moral decisions which enable you to achieve Adjusterlikeness, and that is Godlikeness. 111:1.5​ (1216.6)​

Mortal mind is a temporary intellect system loaned to human beings for use during a material lifetime, and as they use this

mind, they are either accepting or rejecting the potential of eternal existence. Mind is about all you have of universe reality that is

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subject to your will, and the soul — the morontia self — will faithfully portray the harvest of the temporal decisions which the mortal self is making. Human consciousness rests gently upon the electrochemical mechanism below and delicately touches the spirit-morontia energy system above. Of neither of these two systems is the human being ever completely conscious in his mortal life; therefore must he work in mind, of which he is conscious. And it is not so much what mind comprehends as what mind desires to comprehend that insures survival; it is not so much what mind is like as what mind is striving to be like that constitutes spirit identification. It is not so much that man is conscious of God as that man yearns for God that results in universe ascension. What you are today is not so important as what you are becoming day by day and in eternity. 111:1.6​ (1217.1)​

Mind is the cosmic instrument on which the human will can play the discords of destruction, or upon which this same

human will can bring forth the exquisite melodies of God identification and consequent eternal survival. The Adjuster bestowed upon man is, in the last analysis, impervious to evil and incapable of sin, but mortal mind can actually be twisted, distorted, and rendered evil and ugly by the sinful machinations of a perverse and self-seeking human will. Likewise can this mind be made noble, beautiful, true, and good — actually great — in accordance with the spirit-illuminated will of a God-knowing human being.​ ​* 111:1.7​ (1217.2)​

Evolutionary mind is only fully stable and dependable when manifesting itself upon the two extremes of cosmic

intellectuality — the wholly mechanized and the entirely spiritualized. Between the intellectual extremes of pure mechanical control and true spirit nature there intervenes that enormous group of evolving and ascending minds whose stability and tranquillity are dependent upon personality choice and spirit identification. 111:1.8​ (1217.3)​

But man does not passively, slavishly, surrender his will to the Adjuster. Rather does he actively, positively, and

co-operatively choose to follow the Adjuster’s leading when and as such leading consciously differs from the desires and impulses of the natural mortal mind. The Adjusters manipulate but never dominate man’s mind against his will; to the Adjusters the human will is supreme. And they so regard and respect it while they strive to achieve the spiritual goals of thought adjustment and character transformation in the almost limitless arena of the evolving human intellect. 111:1.9​ (1217.4)​

Mind is your ship, the Adjuster is your pilot, the human will is captain. The master of the mortal vessel should have the

wisdom to trust the divine pilot to guide the ascending soul into the morontia harbors of eternal survival. Only by selfishness, slothfulness, and sinfulness can the will of man reject the guidance of such a loving pilot and eventually wreck the mortal career upon

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the evil shoals of rejected mercy and upon the rocks of embraced sin. With your consent, this faithful pilot will safely carry you across the barriers of time and the handicaps of space to the very source of the divine mind and on beyond, even to the Paradise Father of Adjusters. 2. Nature of the Soul 111:2.1​ (1217.5)​

Throughout the mind functions of cosmic intelligence, the totality of mind is dominant over the parts of intellectual function.

Mind, in its essence, is functional unity; therefore does mind never fail to manifest this constitutive unity, even when hampered and hindered by the unwise actions and choices of a misguided self. And this unity of mind invariably seeks for spirit co-ordination on all levels of its association with selves of will dignity and ascension prerogatives. 111:2.2​ (1217.6)​

The material mind of mortal man is the cosmic loom that carries the morontia fabrics on which the indwelling Thought

Adjuster threads the spirit patterns of a universe character of enduring values and divine meanings — a surviving soul of ultimate destiny and unending career, a potential finaliter. 111:2.3​ (1218.1)​

The human personality is identified with mind and spirit held together in functional relationship by life in a material body.

This functioning relationship of such mind and spirit does not result in some combination of the qualities or attributes of mind and spirit but rather in an entirely new, original, and unique universe value of potentially eternal endurance, the ​soul. 111:2.4​ (1218.2)​

There are three and not two factors in the evolutionary creation of such an immortal soul. These three antecedents of the

morontia human soul are: 111:2.5​ (1218.3)​

1. ​The human mind and all cosmic influences antecedent thereto and impinging thereon.

111:2.6​ (1218.4)​

2. ​The divine spirit indwelling this human mind and all potentials inherent in such a fragment of absolute spirituality

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together with all associated spiritual influences and factors in human life. 111:2.7​ (1218.5)​

3. ​The relationship between material mind and divine spirit, which connotes a value and carries a meaning not found in

either of the contributing factors to such an association. The reality of this unique relationship is neither material nor spiritual but morontial. It is the soul. 111:2.8​ (1218.6)​

The midway creatures have long denominated this evolving soul of man the mid-mind in contradistinction to the lower or

material mind and the higher or cosmic mind. This mid-mind is really a morontia phenomenon since it exists in the realm between the

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material and the spiritual. The potential of such a morontia evolution is inherent in the two universal urges of mind: the impulse of the finite mind of the creature to know God and attain the divinity of the Creator, and the impulse of the infinite mind of the Creator to know man and attain the ​experience of the creature. 111:2.9​ (1218.7)​

This supernal transaction of evolving the immortal soul is made possible because the mortal mind is first personal and

second is in contact with superanimal realities; it possesses a supermaterial endowment of cosmic ministry which insures the evolution of a moral nature capable of making moral decisions, thereby effecting a bona fide creative contact with the associated spiritual ministries and with the indwelling Thought Adjuster. 111:2.10​ (1218.8)​

The inevitable result of such a contactual spiritualization of the human mind is the gradual birth of a soul, the joint

offspring of an adjutant mind dominated by a human will that craves to know God, working in liaison with the spiritual forces of the universe which are under the overcontrol of an actual fragment of the very God of all creation — the Mystery Monitor. And thus does the material and mortal reality of the self transcend the temporal limitations of the physical-life machine and attain a new expression and a new identification in the evolving vehicle for selfhood continuity, the morontia and immortal soul. 3. The Evolving Soul 111:3.1​ (1218.9)​

The mistakes of mortal mind and the errors of human conduct may markedly delay the evolution of the soul, although they

cannot inhibit such a morontia phenomenon when once it has been initiated by the indwelling Adjuster with the consent of the creature will. But at any time prior to mortal death this same material and human will is empowered to rescind such a choice and to reject survival. Even after survival the ascending mortal still retains this prerogative of choosing to reject eternal life; at any time before fusion with the Adjuster the evolving and ascending creature can choose to forsake the will of the Paradise Father. Fusion with the Adjuster signalizes the fact that the ascending mortal has eternally and unreservedly chosen to do the Father’s will. 111:3.2​ (1219.1)​

During the life in the flesh the evolving soul is enabled to reinforce the supermaterial decisions of the mortal mind. The soul,

being supermaterial, does not of itself function on the material level of human experience. Neither can this subspiritual soul, without the collaboration of some spirit of Deity, such as the Adjuster, function above the morontia level. Neither does the soul make final decisions until death or translation divorces it from material association with the mortal mind except when and as this material mind delegates such authority freely and willingly to such a morontia soul of associated function. During life the mortal will, the personality

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power of decision-choice, is resident in the material mind circuits; as terrestrial mortal growth proceeds, this self, with its priceless powers of choice, becomes increasingly identified with the emerging morontia-soul entity; after death and following the mansion world resurrection, the human personality is completely identified with the morontia self. The soul is thus the embryo of the future morontia vehicle of personality identity. 111:3.3​ (1219.2)​

This immortal soul is at first wholly morontia in nature, but it possesses such a capacity for development that it invariably

ascends to the true spirit levels of fusion value with the spirits of Deity, usually with the same spirit of the Universal Father that initiated such a creative phenomenon in the creature mind. 111:3.4​ (1219.3)​

Both the human mind and the divine Adjuster are conscious of the presence and differential nature of the evolving soul —

the Adjuster fully, the mind partially. The soul becomes increasingly conscious of both the mind and the Adjuster as associated identities, proportional to its own evolutionary growth. The soul partakes of the qualities of both the human mind and the divine spirit but persistently evolves toward augmentation of spirit control and divine dominance through the fostering of a mind function whose meanings seek to co-ordinate with true spirit value. 111:3.5​ (1219.4)​

The mortal career, the soul’s evolution, is not so much a probation as an education. Faith in the survival of supreme values is

the core of religion; genuine religious experience consists in the union of supreme values and cosmic meanings as a realization of universal reality. 111:3.6​ (1219.5)​

Mind knows quantity, reality, meanings. But quality — values — is ​felt. That which feels is the mutual creation of mind,

which knows, and the associated spirit, which reality-izes. 111:3.7​ (1219.6)​

In so far as man’s evolving morontia soul becomes permeated by truth, beauty, and goodness as the value-realization of

God-consciousness, such a resultant being becomes indestructible. If there is no survival of eternal values in the evolving soul of man, then mortal existence is without meaning, and life itself is a tragic illusion. But it is forever true: What you begin in time you will assuredly finish in eternity — if it is worth finishing. 4. The Inner Life

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111:4.1​ (1219.7)​

Recognition is the intellectual process of fitting the sensory impressions received from the external world into the memory

patterns of the individual. Understanding connotes that these recognized sensory impressions and their associated memory patterns have become integrated or organized into a dynamic network of principles. 111:4.2​ (1220.1)​

Meanings are derived from a combination of recognition and understanding. Meanings are nonexistent in a wholly sensory

or material world. Meanings and values are only perceived in the inner or supermaterial spheres of human experience. 111:4.3​ (1220.2)​

The advances of true civilization are all born in this inner world of mankind. It is only the inner life that is truly creative.

Civilization can hardly progress when the majority of the youth of any generation devote their interests and energies to the materialistic pursuits of the sensory or outer world. 111:4.4​ (1220.3)​

The inner and the outer worlds have a different set of values. Any civilization is in jeopardy when three quarters of its youth

enter materialistic professions and devote themselves to the pursuit of the sensory activities of the outer world. Civilization is in danger when youth neglect to interest themselves in ethics, sociology, eugenics, philosophy, the fine arts, religion, and cosmology. 111:4.5​ (1220.4)​

Only in the higher levels of the superconscious mind as it impinges upon the spirit realm of human experience can you find

those higher concepts in association with effective master patterns which will contribute to the building of a better and more enduring civilization. Personality is inherently creative, but it thus functions only in the inner life of the individual. 111:4.6​ (1220.5)​

Snow crystals are always hexagonal in form, but no two are ever alike. Children conform to types, but no two are exactly

alike, even in the case of twins. Personality follows types but is always unique. 111:4.7​ (1220.6)​

Happiness and joy take origin in the inner life. You cannot experience real joy all by yourself. A solitary life is fatal to

happiness. Even families and nations will enjoy life more if they share it with others. 111:4.8​ (1220.7)​

You cannot completely control the external world — environment. It is the creativity of the inner world that is most subject to

your direction because there your personality is so largely liberated from the fetters of the laws of antecedent causation. There is associated with personality a limited sovereignty of will. 111:4.9​ (1220.8)​

Since this inner life of man is truly creative, there rests upon each person the responsibility of choosing as to whether this

creativity shall be spontaneous and wholly haphazard or controlled, directed, and constructive. How can a creative imagination produce

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worthy children when the stage whereon it functions is already preoccupied by prejudice, hate, fears, resentments, revenge, and bigotries? 111:4.10​ (1220.9)​

Ideas may take origin in the stimuli of the outer world, but ideals are born only in the creative realms of the inner world.

Today the nations of the world are directed by men who have a superabundance of ideas, but they are poverty-stricken in ideals. That is the explanation of poverty, divorce, war, and racial hatreds. 111:4.11​ (1220.10)​

This is the problem: If freewill man is endowed with the powers of creativity in the inner man, then must we recognize

that freewill creativity embraces the potential of freewill destructivity. And when creativity is turned to destructivity, you are face to face with the devastation of evil and sin — oppression, war, and destruction. Evil is a partiality of creativity which tends toward disintegration and eventual destruction. All conflict is evil in that it inhibits the creative function of the inner life — it is a species of civil war in the personality. 111:4.12​ (1221.1)​

Inner creativity contributes to ennoblement of character through personality integration and selfhood unification. It is

forever true: The past is unchangeable; only the future can be changed by the ministry of the present creativity of the inner self. 5. The Consecration of Choice 111:5.1​ (1221.2)​

The doing of the will of God is nothing more or less than an exhibition of creature willingness to share the inner life with

God — with the very God who has made such a creature life of inner meaning-value possible. Sharing is Godlike — divine. God shares all with the Eternal Son and the Infinite Spirit, while they, in turn, share all things with the divine Sons and spirit Daughters of the universes. 111:5.2​ (1221.3)​

The imitation of God is the key to perfection; the doing of his will is the secret of survival and of perfection in survival.

111:5.3​ (1221.4)​

Mortals live in God, and so God has willed to live in mortals. As men trust themselves to him, so has he — and first —

trusted a part of himself to be with men; has consented to live in men and to indwell men subject to the human will. 111:5.4​ (1221.5)​

Peace in this life, survival in death, perfection in the next life, service in eternity — all these are achieved (in spirit) ​now

when the creature personality consents — chooses — to subject the creature will to the Father’s will. And already has the Father chosen to make a fragment of himself subject to the will of the creature personality.

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111:5.5​ (1221.6)​

Such a creature choice is not a surrender of will. It is a consecration of will, an expansion of will, a glorification of will, a

perfecting of will; and such choosing raises the creature will from the level of temporal significance to that higher estate wherein the personality of the creature son communes with the personality of the spirit Father. 111:5.6​ (1221.7)​

This choosing of the Father’s will is the spiritual finding of the spirit Father by mortal man, even though an age must pass

before the creature son may actually stand in the factual presence of God on Paradise. This choosing does not so much consist in the negation of creature will — “Not my will but yours be done” — as it consists in the creature’s positive affirmation: “It is m ​ y will that your will be done.” And if this choice is made, sooner or later will the God-choosing son find inner union (fusion) with the indwelling God fragment, while this same perfecting son will find supreme personality satisfaction in the worship communion of the personality of man and the personality of his Maker, two personalities whose creative attributes have eternally joined in self-willed mutuality of expression — the birth of another eternal partnership of the will of man and the will of God. 6. The Human Paradox 111:6.1​ (1221.8)​

Many of the temporal troubles of mortal man grow out of his twofold relation to the cosmos. Man is a part of nature — he

exists in nature — and yet he is able to transcend nature. Man is finite, but he is indwelt by a spark of infinity. Such a dual situation not only provides the potential for evil but also engenders many social and moral situations fraught with much uncertainty and not a little anxiety. 111:6.2​ (1222.1)​

The courage required to effect the conquest of nature and to transcend one’s self is a courage that might succumb to the

temptations of self-pride. The mortal who can transcend self might yield to the temptation to deify his own self-consciousness. The mortal dilemma consists in the double fact that man is in bondage to nature while at the same time he possesses a unique liberty — freedom of spiritual choice and action. On material levels man finds himself subservient to nature, while on spiritual levels he is triumphant over nature and over all things temporal and finite. Such a paradox is inseparable from temptation, potential evil, decisional errors, and when self becomes proud and arrogant, sin may evolve. 111:6.3​ (1222.2)​

The problem of sin is not self-existent in the finite world. The fact of finiteness is not evil or sinful. The finite world was

made by an infinite Creator — it is the handiwork of his divine Sons — and therefore it must be g​ ood. It is the misuse, distortion, and perversion of the finite that gives origin to evil and sin.

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111:6.4​ (1222.3)​

The spirit can dominate mind; so mind can control energy. But mind can control energy only through its own intelligent

manipulation of the metamorphic potentials inherent in the mathematical level of the causes and effects of the physical domains. Creature mind does not inherently control energy; that is a Deity prerogative. But creature mind can and does manipulate energy just in so far as it has become master of the energy secrets of the physical universe. 111:6.5​ (1222.4)​

When man wishes to modify physical reality, be it himself or his environment, he succeeds to the extent that he has

discovered the ways and means of controlling matter and directing energy. Unaided mind is impotent to influence anything material save its own physical mechanism, with which it is inescapably linked. But through the intelligent use of the body mechanism, mind can create other mechanisms, even energy relationships and living relationships, by the utilization of which this mind can increasingly control and even dominate its physical level in the universe. 111:6.6​ (1222.5)​

Science is the source of facts, and mind cannot operate without facts. They are the building blocks in the construction of

wisdom which are cemented together by life experience. Man can find the love of God without facts, and man can discover the laws of God without love, but man can never begin to appreciate the infinite symmetry, the supernal harmony, the exquisite repleteness of the all-inclusive nature of the First Source and Center until he has found divine law and divine love and has experientially unified these in his own evolving cosmic philosophy. 111:6.7​ (1222.6)​

The expansion of material knowledge permits a greater intellectual appreciation of the meanings of ideas and the values of

ideals. A human being can find truth in his inner experience, but he needs a clear knowledge of facts to apply his personal discovery of truth to the ruthlessly practical demands of everyday life. 111:6.8​ (1222.7)​

It is only natural that mortal man should be harassed by feelings of insecurity as he views himself inextricably bound to

nature while he possesses spiritual powers wholly transcendent to all things temporal and finite. Only religious confidence — living faith — can sustain man amid such difficult and perplexing problems. 111:6.9​ (1223.1)​

Of all the dangers which beset man’s mortal nature and jeopardize his spiritual integrity, pride is the greatest. Courage is

valorous, but egotism is vainglorious and suicidal. Reasonable self-confidence is not to be deplored. Man’s ability to transcend himself is the one thing which distinguishes him from the animal kingdom.

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111:6.10​ (1223.2)​

Pride is deceitful, intoxicating, and sin-breeding whether found in an individual, a group, a race, or a nation. It is literally

true, “Pride goes before a fall.” 7. The Adjuster’s Problem 111:7.1​ (1223.3)​

Uncertainty with security is the essence of the Paradise adventure — uncertainty in time and in mind, uncertainty as to the

events of the unfolding Paradise ascent; security in spirit and in eternity, security in the unqualified trust of the creature son in the divine compassion and infinite love of the Universal Father; uncertainty as an inexperienced citizen of the universe; security as an ascending son in the universe mansions of an all-powerful, all-wise, and all-loving Father. 111:7.2​ (1223.4)​

May I admonish you to heed the distant echo of the Adjuster’s faithful call to your soul? The indwelling Adjuster cannot stop

or even materially alter your career struggle of time; the Adjuster cannot lessen the hardships of life as you journey on through this world of toil. The divine indweller can only patiently forbear while you fight the battle of life as it is lived on your planet; but you could, if you only would — as you work and worry, as you fight and toil — permit the valiant Adjuster to fight with you and for you. You could be so comforted and inspired, so enthralled and intrigued, if you would only allow the Adjuster constantly to bring forth the pictures of the real motive, the final aim, and the eternal purpose of all this difficult, uphill struggle with the commonplace problems of your present material world. 111:7.3​ (1223.5)​

Why do you not aid the Adjuster in the task of showing you the spiritual counterpart of all these strenuous material efforts?

Why do you not allow the Adjuster to strengthen you with the spiritual truths of cosmic power while you wrestle with the temporal difficulties of creature existence? Why do you not encourage the heavenly helper to cheer you with the clear vision of the eternal outlook of universal life as you gaze in perplexity at the problems of the passing hour? Why do you refuse to be enlightened and inspired by the universe viewpoint while you toil amidst the handicaps of time and flounder in the maze of uncertainties which beset your mortal life journey? Why not allow the Adjuster to spiritualize your thinking, even though your feet must tread the material paths of earthly endeavor? 111:7.4​ (1223.6)​

The higher human races of Urantia are complexly admixed; they are a blend of many races and stocks of different origin. This

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both the Adjuster and the guardian seraphim after death. Not long since I was present on Salvington and heard a guardian of destiny present a formal statement in extenuation of the difficulties of ministering to her mortal subject. This seraphim said: 111:7.5​ (1223.7)​

“Much of my difficulty was due to the unending conflict between the two natures of my subject: the urge of ambition

opposed by animal indolence; the ideals of a superior people crossed by the instincts of an inferior race; the high purposes of a great mind antagonized by the urge of a primitive inheritance; the long-distance view of a far-seeing Monitor counteracted by the nearsightedness of a creature of time; the progressive plans of an ascending being modified by the desires and longings of a material nature; the flashes of universe intelligence cancelled by the chemical-energy mandates of the evolving race; the urge of angels opposed by the emotions of an animal; the training of an intellect annulled by the tendencies of instinct; the experience of the individual opposed by the accumulated propensities of the race; the aims of the best overshadowed by the drift of the worst; the flight of genius neutralized by the gravity of mediocrity; the progress of the good retarded by the inertia of the bad; the art of the beautiful besmirched by the presence of evil; the buoyancy of health neutralized by the debility of disease; the fountain of faith polluted by the poisons of fear; the spring of joy embittered by the waters of sorrow; the gladness of anticipation disillusioned by the bitterness of realization; the joys of living ever threatened by the sorrows of death. Such a life on such a planet! And yet, because of the ever-present help and urge of the Thought Adjuster, this soul did achieve a fair degree of happiness and success and has even now ascended to the judgment halls of mansonia.” 111:7.6​ (1224.1)​

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[Presented by a Solitary Messenger of Orvonton.]


La Misión y el Ministerio de los Ajustadores del Pensamiento 108:0.1​ (1185.1)​

LA MISIÓN de los Ajustadores del Pensamiento para las razas humanas consiste en representar, en ser, el Padre Universal

para las criaturas mortales del tiempo y del espacio; ésa es la tarea fundamental de estos dones divinos. Su misión consiste también en elevar la mente mortal y en trasladar el alma inmortal de los hombres a las alturas divinas y a los niveles espirituales de la perfección del Paraíso. En la experiencia de transformar de esta manera la naturaleza humana de la criatura temporal en la naturaleza divina del finalista eterno, el Ajustador origina a un tipo singular de ser, un ser que consiste en la unión eterna del Ajustador perfecto y de la criatura perfeccionada, que es imposible de duplicar por ninguna otra técnica universal. 108:0.2​ (1185.2)​

Nada en el universo entero puede substituir el hecho de la experiencia en los niveles no existenciales. El Dios infinito es,

como siempre, repleto y completo, infinitamente inclusivo de todas las cosas excepto el mal y la experiencia de las criaturas. Dios no puede hacer el mal; es infalible. Dios no puede conocer experiencialmente lo que nunca ha experimentado personalmente. El preconocimiento de Dios es existencial. Por lo tanto el espíritu del Padre desciende del Paraíso para participar con los mortales finitos en cada experiencia bona fide de la carrera ascendente; es tan sólo mediante este método mediante el que el Dios existencial puede volverse en verdad y en hecho el Padre experiencial del hombre. La infinidad del Dios eterno abarca el potencial para la experiencia finita, que en efecto se torna actual en el ministerio de los fragmentos Ajustadores, los cuales efectivamente comparten las experiencias de las vicisitudes del vivir de los seres humanos. 1. La Selección y la Asignación

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108:1.1​ (1185.3)​

Cuando se envían los Ajustadores desde Divinington para el servicio mortal, ellos son idénticos en su dote a la divinidad

existencial, pero varían en cualidades experienciales proporcionalmente al contacto previo con las criaturas evolucionarias y en ellas. No podemos explicar la base de la asignación del Ajustador, pero conjeturamos que estos dones divinos son otorgados de acuerdo con una política sabia y eficiente de idoneidad eterna de adaptación a la personalidad en la que residirán. Observamos frecuentemente que, cuanto más experto sea el Ajustador, el anfitrión pertenecerá a un tipo de mente humano más elevado; la herencia humana por lo tanto ha de ser un factor considerable en la determinación de la selección y asignación. 108:1.2​ (1185.4)​

Aunque no lo sabemos con seguridad, creemos firmemente que todos los Ajustadores del Pensamiento son voluntarios.

Pero antes de que se ofrezcan como voluntarios, poseen todos los datos sobre el candidato anfitrión. Los bosquejos seráficos del árbol genealógico y el modelo proyectado de conducta de vida son trasmitidos vía el Paraíso al cuerpo de reserva de Ajustadores en Divinington por la técnica de reflexividad que se extiende hacia adentro desde las capitales de los universos locales hasta las sedes de los superuniversos. Este pronóstico ampara no solamente los antecedentes hereditarios del candidato mortal, sino también la estimación de la dote intelectual probable y de la capacidad espiritual. Los Ajustadores entonces se ofrecen como voluntarios para residir en la mente de aquellas naturalezas íntimas sobre las cuales han recibido información plena. 108:1.3​ (1186.1)​

El Ajustador voluntario se interesa particularmente en tres calificaciones del candidato humano:

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1. ​Capacidad intelectual. ¿Es normal la mente? ¿Cuál es el potencial intelectual, la capacidad de la inteligencia? ¿Podrá el

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individuo desarrollarse en una criatura volitiva bona fide? ¿Tendrá oportunidad de funcionar la sabiduría? 108:1.5​ (1186.3)​

2. ​Percepción espiritual. Los prospectos de desarrollo reverencial, el nacimiento y crecimiento de la naturaleza religiosa.

¿Cuál es el potencial del alma, la capacidad espiritual probable de receptividad? 108:1.6​ (1186.4)​

3. ​Poderes intelectuales y espirituales combinados. El grado hasta el cual puedan posiblemente estas dos dotes asociarse,

combinarse, para producir un fuerte carácter humano y contribuir a la evolución certera de un alma inmortal con valor de supervivencia. 108:1.7​ (1186.5)​

Con estos hechos ante ellos, es nuestra creencia que los Monitores se ofrecen libremente como voluntarios para la

asignación. Probablemente haya más de un Ajustador que ofrece sus servicios: tal vez las órdenes personalizadas supervisoras seleccionen de este grupo de Ajustadores voluntarios al más indicado para la tarea de espiritualizar y eternizar la personalidad del candidato mortal. (Para la asignación y servicio de los Ajustadores el sexo de la criatura no es una consideración).

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El corto período comprendido entre la acción de ofrecerse como voluntario y el envío del Ajustador transcurre, se supone, en

las escuelas de Divinington de los Monitores Personalizados, donde se utiliza un modelo de trabajo de la mente mortal esperada para instruir al Ajustador asignado en cuanto a los planes más eficaces para el acercamiento a la personalidad y la espiritualización de la mente. Se formula este modelo de mente mediante una combinación de los datos abastecidos por el servicio de reflexividad del superuniverso. Por lo menos así es como lo entendemos, una creencia que mantenemos como resultado de la acumulación de información recibida por contacto con muchos Ajustadores Personalizados en el curso de las largas carreras universales de los Mensajeros Solitarios. 108:1.9​ (1186.7)​

Una vez que se envían los Ajustadores desde Divinington, prácticamente no pasa tiempo alguno entre ese momento y la

hora de su aparición en la mente de los sujetos seleccionados. El tiempo medio de tránsito de un Ajustador desde Divinington hasta Urantia es de 117 horas, 42 minutos y 7 segundos. Virtualmente todo este tiempo está ocupado por la fase de registro en Uversa. 2. Los Prerrequisitos para Que el Ajustador Resida en un Mortal 108:2.1​ (1186.8)​

Aunque los Ajustadores se ofrecen como voluntarios para el servicio tan pronto como los pronósticos de la personalidad

están retransmitidos a Divinington, no se asignan hasta que la personalidad de los sujetos humanos toman su primera decisión moral. La primera elección moral del niño humano se indica automáticamente en el séptimo ayudante de la mente y se registra instantáneamente, a través del Espíritu Creativo del universo local, trasmitiéndose por el circuito universal de la gravedadmente del Actor Conjunto a la presencia del Espíritu Rector de jurisdicción del superuniverso, quien inmediatamente despacha esta información a Divinington. Los Ajustadores llegan a sus sujetos humanos en Urantia, término medio, justo antes del sexto cumpleaños del ser humano. En la generación presente, esta fecha corresponde a cinco años, diez meses, y cuatro días; o sea, el día 2134 de vida terrestre. 108:2.2​ (1187.1)​

Los Ajustadores no pueden invadir la mente mortal hasta que ésta no haya sido preparada debidamente por el ministerio

residente de los espíritus ayudantes de la mente y haya sido incorporada en el circuito del Espíritu Santo. Y se requiere la función coordinada de los siete ayudantes para cualificar así a la mente humana para la recepción de un Ajustador. La mente de la criatura debe exhibir el alcance de adoración e indicar la función de la sabiduría, exhibiendo la habilidad de elegir entre los valores nacientes del bien y el mal —la selección moral.

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108:2.3​ (1187.2)​

Así pues se prepara el escenario de la mente humana para la recepción de los Ajustadores, pero como regla general éstos no

aparecen inmediatamente para residir en dichas mentes excepto en aquellos mundos en los que el Espíritu de la Verdad está funcionando como coordinador espiritual de estos diferentes ministerios espirituales. Si este espíritu de los Hijos autootorgadores está presente, los Ajustadores vienen infaliblemente en el instante en que el séptimo espíritu ayudante de la mente comienza a funcionar y señala al Espíritu Materno del Universo que ha logrado en potencial la coordinación de los seis ayudantes asociados de ministerio previo con este intelecto mortal. Por lo tanto en Urantia, desde el día de Pentecostés los Ajustadores divinos se han otorgado universalmente a todas las mentes normales de condición moral. 108:2.4​ (1187.3)​

Aun con una mente dotada del Espíritu de la Verdad, el Ajustador no puede invadir arbitrariamente el intelecto mortal antes

de la aparición de la decisión moral. Pero cuando se ha hecho dicha decisión moral, este espíritu asistente toma la jurisdicción directamente desde Divinington. No existen intermediarios ni otras autoridades ni poderes intermedios que funcionen entre los Ajustadores divinos y sus sujetos humanos; Dios y el hombre están relacionados directamente. 108:2.5​ (1187.4)​

Antes de los tiempos del derramamiento del Espíritu de la Verdad sobre los habitantes de un mundo evolucionario, la

dotación de los Ajustadores parece ser determinada por muchas influencias espirituales y actitudes de personalidad. No comprendemos plenamente las leyes que gobiernan estas dotaciones; no comprendemos qué es precisamente lo que determina la liberación de los Ajustadores que se han ofrecido como voluntarios para residir en tales mentes evolucionarias. Pero observamos numerosas influencias y condiciones que parecen estar asociadas con la llegada del Ajustador en tales mentes antes del otorgamiento del Espíritu de la Verdad, y éstas son: 108:2.6​ (1187.5)​

1. La asignación de guardianes seráficos personales. Si un mortal no ha sido previamente habitado por un Ajustador, la

asignación de un guardián personal, trae al Ajustador en seguida. Existe alguna relación muy definida pero desconocida entre el ministerio de los Ajustadores y el ministerio de los guardianes seráficos. 108:2.7​ (1187.6)​

2. El logro del tercer círculo del alcance intelectual y del logro espiritual. He observado que los Ajustadores llegan a la mente

mortal en el momento de la conquista del tercer círculo aún antes de que dicho cumplimiento sea señalado a las personalidades del universo local que se ocupan de estos asuntos.

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3. En el momento en que se toma una decisión suprema de importancia espiritual extraordinaria. Tal conducta humana en

una crisis planetaria personal generalmente va acompañada por la llegada inmediata del Ajustador expectante. 108:2.9​ (1187.8)​

4. El espíritu de la fraternidad. Aparte del logro de los círculos psíquicos y la asignación de guardianes personales —en

ausencia de algo que se parezca a una decisión en una crisis— cuando un mortal en evolución se llena de amor por sus semejantes y se consagra al ministerio altruista a sus hermanos en la carne, el Ajustador expectante invariablemente desciende para residir en la mente de tal ministro mortal. 108:2.10​ (1188.1)​

5. Declaración de la intención de hacer la voluntad de Dios. Observamos que muchos mortales en los mundos del espacio

pueden aparentemente estar listos para recibir al Ajustador, y sin embargo los Monitores no aparecen. Seguimos observando a tales criaturas en su vida diaria, y de pronto y en forma muy solapada, casi inconscientemente, éstas llegan a tomar la decisión de comenzar a tratar de hacer la voluntad del Padre en los cielos. Entonces observamos el envío inmediato de los Ajustadores del Pensamiento. 108:2.11​ (1188.2)​

6. Influencia del Ser Supremo. En los mundos en los que los Ajustadores no se fusionan con las almas evolutivas de los

habitantes mortales, observamos que los Ajustadores a veces son donados en respuesta a influencias que están totalmente más allá de nuestra comprensión. Conjeturamos que están determinadas estas donaciones por alguna acción refleja cósmica que se origina en el Ser Supremo. En cuanto a por qué estos Ajustadores no pueden fusionarse ni se fusionan con estos tipos de mentes mortales evolutivas, no lo sabemos. Dichas transacciones nunca nos han sido reveladas. 3. La Organización y la Administración 108:3.1​ (1188.3)​

Por lo que sabemos, los Ajustadores están organizados como unidad de trabajo independiente en el universo de los

universos, y están aparentemente bajo la administración directa de Divinington. Son uniformes en los siete superuniversos, siendo todos los universos locales servidos por tipos idénticos de Monitores Misteriosos. Sabemos por haberlo observado que existen numerosas series de Ajustadores con una organización seriada que se extiende a través de las razas, por encima de las dispensaciones, y a mundos, sistemas y universos. Sin embargo, es excesivamente difícil seguir la huella de estos dones divinos puesto que funcionan en forma intercambiable por todo el gran universo. 108:3.2​ (1188.4)​

El registro de los Ajustadores es tan sólo conocido en las sedes de los siete superuniversos (fuera de Divinington). El

número y la orden de cada Ajustador residente en cada criatura ascendente son informados por las autoridades del Paraíso a la sede del

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superuniverso, y desde allí se los comunica a la sede del universo local correspondiente y se los trasmite al planeta particular correspondiente. Pero los registros del universo local no revelan el número pleno de los Ajustadores del Pensamiento; los registros de Nebadon tan sólo contienen el número de asignación en el universo local tal como está designado por los representantes de los Ancianos de los Días. Tan sólo en Divinington se conoce el significado real del número completo del Ajustador. 108:3.3​ (1188.5)​

Frecuentemente se conocen los sujetos humanos por el número de su Ajustador; los mortales no reciben verdaderos

nombres universales hasta después de la fusión con el Ajustador, unión señalada por la dotación de un nuevo nombre para la nueva criatura por parte del guardián del destino. 108:3.4​ (1188.6)​

Aunque tenemos los registros de los Ajustadores del Pensamiento en Orvonton, y aunque no tenemos autoridad alguna

sobre ellos ni conexión administrativa con ellos, creemos firmemente que existe una conexión administrativa muy estrecha entre los mundos individuales de los universos locales y la ubicación central de los dones divinos en Divinington. Sabemos que, después de la aparición de un Hijo autootorgador Paradisiaco, un Ajustador Personalizado es asignado al mundo evolucionario correspondiente como supervisor planetario de los Ajustadores. 108:3.5​ (1189.1)​

Es interesante observar que los inspectores del universo local cuando están efectuando un examen planetario siempre se

dirigen al jefe planetario de los Ajustadores del Pensamiento, del mismo modo que hacen encargos a los jefes de los serafines y a los líderes de otras órdenes de seres relacionados con la administración de un mundo en evolución. No hace mucho tiempo, Urantia tuvo una inspección periódica de este tipo por parte de Tabamantia, el supervisor soberano de todos los planetas de experimento de vida en el universo de Nebadon. Y los registros revelan, que además de entregar sus advertencias y procesos a los varios jefes de personalidades superhumanas, también transmitió el siguiente mensaje al jefe de los Ajustadores, ubicado o en el planeta, o en Salvington, o en Uversa, o en Divinington, no lo sabemos exactamente, pero dijo: 108:3.6​ (1189.2)​

«Ahora pues me apersono ante vosotros, superiores muy por encima mío, habiendo sido colocado a cargo temporal de la

serie planetaria experimental; y deseo expresar admiración y profundo respeto por este grupo magnífico de ministros celestiales, los Monitores Misteriosos, quienes se han ofrecido como voluntarios para servir en esta esfera irregular. Sea cual fuere la crisis, vosotros jamás falláis. No se encuentra en todos los registros de Nebadon ni ante las comisiones de Orvonton acusación alguna contra un Ajustador divino. Habéis sido leales a vuestro fideicomiso. Habéis permanecido divinamente fieles. Habéis ayudado a ajustar los errores

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y a compensar las limitaciones de todos los que laboran en este confuso planeta. Vosotros sois seres maravillosos, guardianes del bien en las almas de este reino atrasado. Yo me inclino ante vosotros, aunque estéis aparentemente bajo mi jurisdicción como ministros voluntarios. Yo os hago una reverencia en reconocimiento humilde de vuestro exquisito altruismo, vuestro ministerio comprensivo, y vuestra devoción imparcial. Vosotros merecéis el nombre de servidores semejantes a Dios de los habitantes mortales de este mundo destrozado por las luchas, afligido por el sufrimiento y afectado por las enfermedades. ¡Yo os honro! Casi os adoro!» 108:3.7​ (1189.3)​

Como resultado de muchas líneas sugestivas de evidencia, creemos que los Ajustadores están bien organizados, que existe

una administración directiva profundamente inteligente y eficaz de estos dones divinos que proviene desde alguna fuente muy distante y central, probablemente Divinington. Sabemos que vienen de Divinington a los mundos, e indudablemente retornan allí cuando mueren sus sujetos. 108:3.8​ (1189.4)​

Entre las órdenes más elevadas de espíritus es extremadamente difícil descubrir los mecanismos de la administración. Mi

orden de personalidades, aunque ocupado en el cumplimiento de nuestros deberes específicos, participa indudablemente en forma inconsciente con numerosos otros grupos personales e impersonales de subdeidad que en forma unida están funcionando como correlacionadores del vasto universo. Sospechamos que servimos de este modo porque somos el único grupo de criaturas personalizadas (aparte de los Ajustadores Personalizados) uniformemente conscientes de la presencia de numerosas órdenes de entidades prepersonales. 108:3.9​ (1189.5)​

Nos percatamos de la presencia de los Ajustadores, que son fragmentos de la Deidad prepersonal de la Primera Fuente y

Centro. Tenemos sensibilidad por la presencia de los Espíritus Trinitarios Inspirados, quienes son expresiones superpersonales de la Trinidad del Paraíso. Del mismo modo detectamos infaliblemente la presencia espiritual de ciertas órdenes no reveladas, que surgen del Hijo Eterno y del Espíritu Infinito. Y no somos totalmente insensibles a otras entidades, que no han sido reveladas a vosotros. 108:3.10​ (1190.1)​

Los Melquisedek de Nebadon enseñan que los Mensajeros Solitarios son los coordinadores de la personalidad de estas

varias influencias tal como se registran en la Deidad expansiva del Ser Supremo evolucionario. Es muy posible que participemos en la unificación experiencial de muchos de los fenómenos inexplicados del tiempo, pero no estamos seguros conscientemente de funcionar de esta manera. 4. La Relación con Otras Influencias Espirituales

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Aparte de la posible coordinación con otros fragmentos de la Deidad, los Ajustadores están completamente solos en su

esfera de actividad en la mente mortal. Los Monitores Misteriosos demuestran elocuentemente el hecho de que, aunque el Padre haya aparentemente renunciado al ejercicio de todo poder personal directo y toda autoridad en todo el gran universo, a pesar de este acto de abnegación a favor de los hijos Creadores Supremos entre las Deidades del Paraíso, el Padre indudablemente se ha reservado para sí mismo el derecho inalienable de estar presente en las mentes y almas de sus criaturas evolutivas, para poder de esta manera actuar de modo tal como para atraer a toda la creación en forma de las criaturas hacia sí mismo, coordinadamente con la gravedad espiritual de los Hijos del Paraíso. Vuestro Hijo Paradisiaco autootorgador, cuando aún estaba en Urantia, dijo: «Yo, si soy elevado, atraeré a todos los hombres». Este poder de atracción espiritual de los Hijos del Paraíso y de sus asociadas creativas lo reconocemos y comprendemos, pero no comprendemos tan plenamente los métodos del funcionamiento del omnisapiente Padre de estos Monitores Misteriosos que viven y trabajan tan gallardamente dentro de la mente humana y a través de ella. 108:4.2​ (1190.3)​

Aunque no estén subordinadas, coordinadas ni aparentemente relacionadas con la obra del universo de los universos,

aunque actuen independientemente en la mente de los hijos de los hombres, estas misteriosas presencias impulsan incesantemente a las criaturas en las que residen hacia los ideales divinos, atrayéndolas constantemente hacia arriba en dirección de los propósitos y objetivos de una vida futura y mejor. Estos Monitores Misteriosos ayudan continuamente al establecimiento del dominio espiritual de Micael en todo el universo de Nebadon, contribuyendo a la vez misteriosamente a la estabilización de la soberanía de los Ancianos de los Días en Orvonton. Los Ajustadores ​son la voluntad de Dios, y puesto que los hijos de Dios Creadores Supremos, también incorporan personalmente esa misma voluntad, es inevitable que las acciones de los Ajustadores y la soberanía de los gobernantes del universo sean mutuamente interdependientes. Aunque aparentemente no conectadas, la presencia Paternal de los Ajustadores y la soberanía Paternal de Micael de Nebadon deben ser manifestaciones diversas de la misma divinidad. 108:4.3​ (1190.4)​

Los Ajustadores del Pensamiento parecen ir y venir en forma muy independiente de toda otra presencia espiritual; parecen

funcionar de acuerdo con las leyes del universo, completamente separados de las que gobiernan y controlan el funcionamiento de todas las demás influencias espirituales. Pero a pesar de tal independencia aparente, la observación por largo tiempo revela incuestionablemente que funcionan en la mente humana perfectamente sincronizados y coordinados con todos los demás ministerios espirituales, incluyendo los espíritus ayudantes de la mente, el Espíritu Santo, el Espíritu de la Verdad y otras influencias.

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Cuando un mundo está aislado, debido a la rebelión, cuando un planeta está separado de todo circuito de comunicación con

el exterior, tal como sucedió con Urantia después del sublevamiento de Caligastia, aparte de los mensajeros personales tan sólo queda una posibilidad de comunicación interplanetaria o universal directa, y ésta es a través del enlace de los Ajustadores de las esferas. Sea como fuere lo que sucede en un mundo o en un universo, los Ajustadores nunca se ocupan directamente. El aislamiento de un planeta no atañe de manera alguna a los Ajustadores ni su capacidad para comunicarse con cualquier porción del universo local, del superuniverso o del universo central. Y ésta es la razón por la cual tan frecuentemente se hacen contactos con los Ajustadores supremos y autoactuantes del cuerpo de reserva del destino en los mundos en cuarentena. Se recurre a dicha técnica para eludir las dificultades ocasionadas por el aislamiento planetario. En años recientes el circuito de los arcángeles ha funcionado en Urantia, pero ese medio de comunicación está limitado en gran parte a las transacciones del cuerpo mismo de los arcángeles. 108:4.5​ (1191.1)​

Conocemos muchos fenómenos espirituales en el vasto universo que no podemos comprender plenamente. Aún no

dominamos completamente todo lo que ocurre alrededor nuestro; y yo creo que mucho de esta obra inescrutable está forjada por los Mensajeros de Gravedad y por ciertos tipos de Monitores Misteriosos. No creo que los Ajustadores se dediquen exclusivamente a rehacer las mentes mortales. Estoy persuadido de que los Monitores Personalizados y otras órdenes de espíritus prepersonales no revelados son representativas del contacto directo e inexplicado del Padre Universal con las criaturas de los reinos. 5. La Misión de los Ajustadores 108:5.1​ (1191.2)​

Los Ajustadores aceptan un encargo difícil cuando se ofrecen como voluntarios para morar en seres tan complejos como los

que viven en Urantia. Pero han tomado a cargo la tarea de existir en vuestras mentes, para recibir allí las admoniciones de las inteligencias espirituales de los reinos y a su vez dictar o traducir estos mensajes espirituales para la mente material; son indispensables para la ascensión al Paraíso. 108:5.2​ (1191.3)​

Lo que el Ajustador del Pensamiento no puede utilizar en vuestra vida presente, esas verdades que no puede trasmitir

exitosamente al hombre de su pareja, preservará fielmente para uso en la próxima etapa de la existencia, tal como ahora lleva de círculo en círculo aquellas cosas que no consigue registrar en la experiencia del sujeto humano, debido a la incapacidad o fracaso de la criatura de ofrecer un grado suficiente de cooperación.

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En una cosa podéis confiar: los Ajustadores no perderán jamás nada de lo que se entrega a su cuidado; no hemos oído jamás

de una falla en estos ayudantes espirituales. Los ángeles y otros tipos elevados de seres espirituales, sin exceptuar a los Hijos del tipo del universo local, pueden ocasionalmente abrazar el mal, pueden ocasionalmente alejarse del camino divino, pero los Ajustadores no fallan jamás. Son absolutamente confiables, y esto es así en todos los siete grupos. 108:5.4​ (1191.5)​

Tu Ajustador es el potencial de tu nueva y próxima orden de existencia, el don por adelantado de tu filiación eterna con Dios.

Por medio de tu voluntad y con su consentimiento, el Ajustador tiene el poder de someter las tendencias de la mente de la criatura material a las acciones transformadoras de las motivaciones y propósitos del alma morontial surgente. 108:5.5​ (1191.6)​

Los Monitores Misteriosos no son asistentes del pensamiento; son ajustadores del pensamiento. Trabajan con la mente

material con el propósito de construir, mediante ajuste y espiritualización, una nueva mente para los nuevos mundos y el nuevo nombre de tu carrera futura. Su misión corresponde principalmente a la vida futura, no a esta vida. Son llamados ayudantes celestiales, no ayudantes terrestres. No están interesados en hacer fácil la carrera mortal; más bien les interesa hacer vuestra vida razonablemente difícil y áspera, para que las decisiones estén estimuladas y multiplicadas. La presencia de un gran Ajustador del Pensamiento no significa una vida fácil ni la liberación de arduo razonamiento, pero dicho don divino ha de conferir una paz sublime de mente y una extraordinaria tranquilidad de espíritu. 108:5.6​ (1192.1)​

Tus emociones pasajeras y eternamente cambiantes de alegría y pena son en su mayor parte reacciones puramente humanas

y materiales al clima de tu psiquis interior y a tu medio ambiente material exterior. No recurras pues al Ajustador para recibir consuelo egoísta y refugio mortal. Es trabajo del Ajustador prepararte para la aventura eterna, para asegurar tu sobrevivencia. No es misión del Monitor Misterioso calmar tus sentimientos alborotados ni ministrar a tu orgullo herido; es la preparación de tu alma para la larga carrera ascendente la que ocupa la atención y exige el tiempo del Ajustador. 108:5.7​ (1192.2)​

Dudo ser capaz de explicaros exactamente qué es lo que los Ajustadores hacen en vuestra mente y para vuestra alma. No sé

si conozco plenamente lo que realmente sucede en la asociación cósmica de un Monitor divino y una mente humana. Todo ello es algo misterioso para nosotros, no en cuanto al plan y propósito sino en cuanto a la modalidad real de cumplimiento. Y es ése el motivo por el cual nos enfrentamos con tantas dificultades al buscar un término apropiado con que llamar estos dones excelsos concedidos a los hombres mortales.

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Los Ajustadores del Pensamiento querrían reemplazar vuestros sentimientos de temor por convicciones de amor y

confianza; pero no pueden hacer estas cosas mecánica y arbitrariamente; ésa es tarea vuestra. Al ejecutar aquellas decisiones que os liberen de las cadenas del temor, vosotros abastecéis literalmente el fulcro psíquico sobre el cual el Ajustador podrá posteriormente aplicar la palanca espiritual de iluminación elevada y progresiva. 108:5.9​ (1192.4)​

Cuando se trata de conflictos agudos y bien definidos entre las tendencias más elevadas y las más bajas de las razas, entre lo

que ​realmente es recto o erróneo (no tan meramente lo que podríais llamar el recto y el erróneo), podéis confiar en que el Ajustador siempre participará en alguna forma definida y activa en dichas experiencias. El hecho de que tal actividad del Ajustador pueda ser inconsciente para el socio humano, no disminuye en lo más mínimo su valor y realidad. 108:5.10​ (1192.5)​

Si tienes un guardián personal del destino y fracasas en obtener la supervivencia, ese ángel guardián debe ser adjudicado

para reivindicar su ejecución fiel del fideicomiso. Pero los Ajustadores del Pensamiento no están de esta manera sujetos al examen cuando sus sujetos fracasan en la supervivencia. Todos sabemos que aunque un ángel pueda posiblemente realizar con menos perfección su ministerio, los Ajustadores del Pensamiento trabajan en la forma de la perfección del Paraíso; se caracteriza su ministerio por una técnica sin defectos que está más allá de la posibilidad de crítica por parte de todo ser fuera de Divinington. Tenéis guías perfectos; por lo tanto el objetivo de la perfección es por cierto alcanzable. 6. Dios en el Hombre 108:6.1​ (1192.6)​

Es realmente una maravilla de condescendencia divina que los excelsos y perfectos Ajustadores se ofrezcan a sí mismos

para existir verdaderamente en la mente de las criaturas materiales, tales como los mortales de Urantia, para efectivamente consumar la unión de prueba con los seres de origen animal de la tierra. 108:6.2​ (1193.1)​

Sea cual fuere el estado previo de los habitantes de un mundo, después del autootorgamiento de un Hijo divino y después de

la dotación del Espíritu de la Verdad a todos los humanos, los Ajustadores acuden a dicho mundo para residir en la mente de todas las criaturas volitivas normales. Una vez completada la misión de un Hijo autootorgador Paradisiaco, estos Monitores verdaderamente se tornan en el «reino de los cielos dentro de vosotros». Mediante la dotación de los dones divinos el Padre se acerca de la manera más estrecha posible al pecado y al mal, pues es literalmente verdad que el Ajustador debe coexistir en la mente mortal aun en el medio mismo de la injusticia humana. Aquellos pensamientos que son puramente sórdidos y egoístas atormentan extremadamente a los

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Ajustadores residentes; están apenados por la irreverencia por todo lo que sea bello y divino, y virtualmente obstaculizados en su tarea por muchos de los tontos temores animales y ansiedades infantiles del hombre. 108:6.3​ (1193.2)​

Los Monitores Misteriosos son indudablemente el don del Padre Universal, el reflejo de la imagen de Dios a lo largo del

universo. Un gran maestro amonestó cierta vez a los hombres, que debían renovarse en el espíritu de su mente; que se vuelvan hombres nuevos que son creados, como Dios, en la rectitud y en el cumplimiento de la verdad. El Ajustador es la marca de la divinidad, la presencia de Dios. La «imagen de Dios», no se refiere a la semejanza física ni a las limitaciones estrechas de las dotes de la criatura material, sino más bien al don de la presencia espiritual del Padre Universal en el excelso regalo de los Ajustadores del Pensamiento a las humildes criaturas de los universos. 108:6.4​ (1193.3)​

El Ajustador es la fuente del logro espiritual y la esperanza del carácter divino dentro de vosotros. Él es el poder, el privilegio

y la posibilidad de supervivencia, que tan plena y eternamente os distingue de las meras criaturas animales. Él es el más elevado y verdaderamente interior estímulo espiritual del pensamiento, en contraste con el estímulo exterior y físico, que llega a la mente por el mecanismo de la energía nerviosa del cuerpo material. 108:6.5​ (1193.4)​

Estos custodios fieles de la carrera futura infaliblemente duplican toda creación mental en una contraparte espiritual; así

lenta y seguramente te recrean como verdaderamente eres (sólo espiritualmente) para la resurrección en los mundos de supervivencia. Y todas estas exquisitas recreaciones espirituales se preservan en la realidad naciente de tu mente evolutiva e inmortal, tu yo morontial. Estas realidades están realmente allí, a pesar de que el Ajustador rara vez puede exaltar estas creaciones duplicadas suficientemente como para exhibirlas a la luz de la conciencia. 108:6.6​ (1193.5)​

Así como tú eres el padre humano, del mismo modo el Ajustador es el padre divino de tu verdadero yo, tu yo más elevado y

en avance, tu mejor yo morontial y futuro espiritual. Esta alma morontial evolutiva es la que los jueces y censores disciernen cuando decretan tu supervivencia y te transfieren hacia arriba a los nuevos mundos y a la existencia interminable en enlace eterno con tu socio fiel —Dios, el Ajustador. 108:6.7​ (1193.6)​

Los Ajustadores son los antepasados eternos, los originales divinos, de vuestras almas inmortales evolutivas; son el impulso

incesante que conduce al hombre a intentar el dominio de la existencia material y presente a la luz de la carrera espiritual y futura. Los Monitores son los prisioneros de la esperanza imperecedera, los manantiales de la progresión sempiterna. ¡Y cuánto disfrutan en la

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comunicación con sus sujetos a través de canales más o menos directos! ¡Cuánto se regocijan cuando pueden descartar símbolos y otros métodos indirectos y trasmitir sus mensajes directamente al intelecto de sus socios humanos! 108:6.8​ (1194.1)​

Vosotros los humanos habéis comenzado una progresión sin fin de panorama casi infinito, una expansión sin límites de

esferas de oportunidad que nunca acaban, en constante ampliación para el servicio regocijante, la aventura sin par, la incertidumbre sublime y el logro ilimitado. Cuando se acumulan las nubes allá arriba, vuestra fe debe aceptar el hecho de la presencia del Ajustador residente, y así deberíais poder contemplar más allá de las nieblas de la incertidumbre mortal el brillo claro del sol de la rectitud eterna en las alturas acogedoras de los mundos de estancia de Satania. 108:6.9​ (1194.2)​

[Presentado por un Mensajero Solitario de Orvonton.]

La Relación de los Ajustadores con los Seres Mortales 110:0.1​ (1203.1)​

LA DOTACIÓN de la libertad a seres imperfectos entraña inevitablemente tragedias, y es de la naturaleza de la Deidad

ancestral perfecta compartir universal y afectuosamente estos sufrimientos en una asociación de amor. 110:0.2​ (1203.2)​

Por cuanto yo conozco de los asuntos de un universo, considero el amor y la devoción de un Ajustador del Pensamiento

como el afecto más verdaderamente divino en toda la creación. El amor de los Hijos en su ministerio para las razas es extraordinario, pero la devoción de un Ajustador al individuo es conmovedoramente sublime, divinamente semejante al Padre. El Padre del Paraíso aparentemente se ha reservado esta forma de contacto personal con sus criaturas individuales como prerrogativa exclusiva del Creador. No hay nada en todo el universo de universos exactamente comparable al maravilloso ministerio de estas entidades impersonales que tan fascinadoramente residen en los hijos de los planetas evolucionarios. 1. Residiendo en la Mente Mortal 110:1.1​ (1203.3)​

No debe pensarse que los Ajustadores viven en el cerebro material de los seres humanos. No son parte orgánica de las

criaturas físicas de los reinos. El Ajustador del Pensamiento se puede visualizar en forma más apropiada como residiendo dentro de la mente mortal del hombre más bien que como existiendo dentro de los confines de un órgano físico específico. Y el Ajustador

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constantemente se comunica, indirectamente, y sin reconocimiento con el sujeto humano, especialmente durante aquellas experiencias sublimes de contacto adorador de la mente con el espíritu en la superconciencia. 110:1.2​ (1203.4)​

Me gustaría que me fuera posible ayudar a los mortales en evolución a que alcancen una comprensión mejor y consigan una

apreciación más plena de la tarea altruista y extraordinaria de los Ajustadores que viven dentro de ellos, quienes son tan devotamente fieles a la tarea de fomentar el bienestar espiritual del hombre. Estos Monitores son ministros eficientes para las fases más elevadas de la mente del hombre; son manipuladores sabios y expertos del potencial intelectual del intelecto humano. Estos ayudantes celestiales se dedican a la estupenda tarea de guiaros certeramente hacia adentro y hacia arriba en dirección al refugio celestial de la felicidad. Estos trabajadores incansables están consagrados a la personificación futura del triunfo de la verdad divina en vuestra vida eterna. Son los operarios vigilantes que pilotean la mente humana consciente de Dios, alejándola de los escollos del mal y al mismo tiempo guiando expertamente el alma evolutiva del hombre hacia las bahías divinas de la perfección en orillas eternas y vastamente distantes. Los Ajustadores son directores amantes, vuestras guías seguras y certeras a través de los laberintos oscuros e inciertos de vuestra corta carrera terrenal; son los maestros pacientes que os impulsan constantemente hacia adelante en los caminos de la perfección progresiva. Son los custodios cuidadosos de los valores sublimes del carácter de la criatura. Me gustaría que pudierais amarlos más, cooperar con ellos más plenamente y atesorarlos más afectuosamente. 110:1.3​ (1204.1)​

Aunque los residentes divinos están principalmente preocupados por vuestra preparación espiritual para la próxima etapa de

la existencia sin fin, también se interesan profundamente por vuestro bienestar temporal y vuestros logros reales en la tierra. Les regocija contribuir a vuestra salud, felicidad y prosperidad auténtica. No son indiferentes a vuestro éxito en todos los asuntos de avance planetario que no sean contrarios a vuestra vida futura de progreso eterno. 110:1.4​ (1204.2)​

Los Ajustadores están interesados y preocupados por vuestras acciones diarias y los múltiples detalles de vuestra vida hasta

el grado en que éstos influyan en la determinación de vuestras elecciones temporales significativas y decisiones espirituales vitales que, por lo tanto, son factores en la solución de vuestro problema de la supervivencia y del progreso eterno del alma. El Ajustador, aunque pasivo respecto del bienestar puramente temporal, es divinamente activo en todos los asuntos de vuestro futuro eterno. 110:1.5​ (1204.3)​

El Ajustador permanece con vosotros en todo desastre y a través de toda enfermedad que no destruya totalmente la

mentalidad. Pero, cuán cruel manchar y de alguna otra manera corromper deliberadamente el cuerpo físico, que debe servir como

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tabernáculo terrestre de este don maravilloso de Dios. Todo veneno físico atrasa considerablemente los esfuerzos del Ajustador por exaltar la mente material, mientras que los venenos mentales del temor, la ira, la envidia, los celos, las sospechas y la intolerancia del mismo modo interfieren terriblemente con el progreso espiritual del alma evolutiva. 110:1.6​ (1204.4)​

Hoy en día estás pasando por un período de galanteo con tu Ajustador; y si demuestras ser fiel a la confianza puesta en ti

por el espíritu divino que busca a tu mente y a tu alma en la unión eterna, eventualmente se producirá esa unidad morontial, esa armonía excelsa, esa coordinación cósmica, esa sincronización divina, esa fusión celestial, esa mezcla de identidad sin fin, esa unidad de ser que es tan perfecta y final que aun las personalidades más expertas jamás pueden segregar o reconocer como identidades separadas a los socios de la fusión: el hombre mortal y el Ajustador divino. 2. Los Ajustadores y la Voluntad Humana 110:2.1​ (1204.5)​

Cuando los Ajustadores del Pensamiento moran en la mente humana, traen con ellos las carreras modelo, las vidas ideales,

tal como determinadas y preordenadas por ellos mismos y por los Ajustadores Personalizados en Divinington, que han sido certificados por el Ajustador Personalizado de Urantia. Así empiezan su tarea con un plan definido y predeterminado para el desarrollo intelectual y espiritual de sus sujetos humanos, pero no incumbe a ningún ser humano aceptar este plan. Vosotros estáis todos sujetos a la predestinación, pero no está preordenado que debáis aceptar esta predestinación divina; tenéis plena libertad para rechazar cualquier porción del programa de los Ajustadores del Pensamiento o todo el programa. Es su misión efectuar en la mente aquellos cambios y hacer aquellos ajustes espirituales que vosotros autoricéis voluntaria e inteligentemente, para el fin de ganar más influencia sobre la direccionalización de la personalidad; pero bajo ninguna circunstancia se aprovechan estos divinos Monitores de vosotros ni influyen arbitrariamente en vuestras elecciones y decisiones. Los Ajustadores respetan vuestra soberanía de la personalidad; ​siempre están sometidos a vuestra voluntad. 110:2.2​ (1204.6)​

Son persistentes, ingeniosos y perfectos en sus métodos de trabajo, pero jamás actúan violentamente sobre el yo volitivo de

su anfitrión. Ningún ser humano será jamás espiritualizado contra su propia voluntad por un Monitor divino; la supervivencia es un don de los Dioses que debe ser deseada por las criaturas del tiempo. En último análisis, sea lo que fuere lo que el Ajustador consiguió por ti, los registros mostrarán que se ha realizado la transformación con tu consentimiento cooperativo; habrás sido un socio voluntarioso del Ajustador en el logro de cada paso de la tremenda transformación de la carrera de ascensión.

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110:2.3​ (1205.1)​

El Ajustador no intenta controlar vuestro pensamiento como tal, sino más bien espiritualizarlo, para eternizarlo. Ni los

ángeles ni los Ajustadores se dedican directamente a influir sobre el pensamiento humano; ésa es prerrogativa exclusiva de vuestra personalidad. Los Ajustadores están dedicados a mejorar, modificar, ajustar y coordinar vuestros procesos de pensamiento; pero más especial y específicamente laboran por construir las contrapartes espirituales de vuestra carrera, las transcripciones morontiales de vuestro verdadero yo en avance, para fines de supervivencia. 110:2.4​ (1205.2)​

Los Ajustadores trabajan en las esferas de los niveles más altos de la mente humana, buscando incesantemente producir

duplicados morontiales de cada concepto del intelecto mortal. Existen por lo tanto dos realidades que influyen, y están centradas en, los circuitos de la mente humana: una, el yo mortal evolucionado de los planes originales de los Portadores de Vida, la otra, una entidad inmortal desde las altas esferas de Divinington, un don residente de Dios. Pero el yo mortal es también un yo personal; tiene personalidad. 110:2.5​ (1205.3)​

Tú, como criatura personal, tienes mente y voluntad. El Ajustador, como criatura prepersonal, tiene premente y prevoluntad.

Si te conformas tan plenamente con la mente del Ajustador, como veis con los mismos ojos, entonces vuestras mentes se vuelven una sola, y tú recibes el refuerzo de la mente del Ajustador. Posteriormente, si tu voluntad ordena y obliga a la ejecución de las decisiones de esta nueva mente combinada, la voluntad prepersonal del Ajustador obtiene expresión de personalidad a través de tu decisión, y en cuanto se refiera a ese proyecto en particular, tú y el Ajustador seréis uno. Tu mente ha alcanazado la sincronización divina, y la voluntad del Ajustador ha logrado expresión de personalidad. 110:2.6​ (1205.4)​

Hasta el grado en que se efectúe esta identidad, estás mentalmente acercándote a la orden de existencia morontial. La mente

morontial es un término que significa la sustancia y suma total de las mentes en cooperación de naturaleza diversamente material y espiritual. El intelecto morontial, por lo tanto, denota una mente doble en el universo local dominada por una voluntad. Y con los mortales ésta es una voluntad, de origen humano, que se está tornando divina a través de que el hombre indentifique la mente humana con la dote mental de Dios. 3. La Cooperación con el Ajustador 110:3.1​ (1205.5)​

Los Ajustadores se juegan el juego sagrado y extraordinario de las edades; se ocupan en una de las aventuras supremas del

tiempo en el espacio. Y cuán felices son cuando vuestra cooperación les permite prestar ayuda en vuestras cortas luchas del tiempo, a

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medida que continúan ejecutando sus tareas más vastas de la eternidad. Pero usualmente, cuando vuestro Ajustador intenta comunicarse con vosotros, el mensaje se pierde en las corrientes materiales de los caudales de energía de la mente humana; tan sólo de vez en cuando oís un eco, un eco leve y distante, de la voz divina. 110:3.2​ (1205.6)​

El éxito de tu Ajustador en la empresa de pilotearte a través de la vida mortal y de obtener tu supervivencia depende, no

tanto de las teorías de tus creencias, sino de tus decisiones, determinaciones, y ​fe constante. Todos estos movimientos de crecimiento de la personalidad se vuelven influencias poderosas que ayudan para tu avance porque te ayudan a cooperar con el Ajustador; te ayudan a cesar la resistencia. Los Ajustadores del Pensamiento tienen éxito o parecen fracasar en sus empresas terrenales solamente hasta el grado en que los mortales tienen éxito o fracasan en cooperar con el esquema por el cual avanzan a lo largo del camino ascendente del logro de la perfección. El secreto de la supervivencia se envuelve en el deseo supremo humano de ser semejante a Dios y en la disposición asociada a hacer y ser una y todas las cosas que son esenciales para el logro final de ese anhelo sobrecogedor. 110:3.3​ (1206.1)​

Cuando hablamos del éxito o del fracaso de un Ajustador, estamos hablando en términos de supervivencia humana. L​ os

Ajustadores jamás fracasan; son de esencia divina y siempre salen triunfadores de cada una de sus empresas. 110:3.4​ (1206.2)​

No puedo sino observar que tantos de entre vosotros pasáis tanto tiempo y pensamiento en las meras trivialidades del vivir,

mientras que olvidáis casi totalmente las realidades más esenciales de importancia duradera, aquellos mismos logros que se refieren al desarrollo de un acuerdo más armonioso de trabajo entre vosotros y vuestro Ajustador. La meta magna de la existencia humana consiste en sincronizarse con la divinidad del Ajustador residente; el gran logro de la vida mortal es alcanzar una consagración verdadera y comprensiva a los objetivos eternos del espíritu divino que aguarda y trabaja dentro de tu mente. Pero un esfuerzo dedicado y determinado a la realización del destino eterno es totalmente compatible con una vida regocijada y alegre y con una carrera de éxito y honorable en la tierra. La cooperación con el Ajustador del Pensamiento no comprende autotortura, piedad falsa, ni autohumillación hipócrita y ostentosa; la vida ideal es una vida de servicio amante y no una existencia de aprehensión temerosa. 110:3.5​ (1206.3)​

La confusión, el estar perplejos, aun a veces desalentados y distraídos, no significa necesariamente resistencia a la guía del

Ajustador residente. Estas actitudes a veces pueden significar falta de cooperación activa con el Monitor divino y por lo tanto pueden demorar en cierto modo el progreso espiritual, pero estas dificultades intelectuales y emocionales no interfieren en lo más mínimo con la supervivencia certera del alma que conoce a Dios. La ignorancia por sí sola no puede prevenir jamás la supervivencia; tampoco

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pueden las dudas confusas ni la incertidumbre temerosa. Sólo la resistencia consciente a la guía del Ajustador puede prevenir la supervivencia del alma inmortal evolutiva. 110:3.6​ (1206.4)​

No debes considerar la cooperación con tu Ajustador como un proceso particularmente consciente, porque no lo es; pero tus

motivos y tus decisiones, tus determinaciones fieles y tus deseos supremos, constituyen la cooperación real y eficaz. Puedes aumentar conscientemente la armonía Ajustadora al: 110:3.7​ (1206.5)​

1. Elegir responder a la guía divina; basar sinceramente la vida humana en la conciencia más alta de la verdad, la belleza y la

bondad, y luego coordinar estas cualidades divinas a través de la sabiduría, la adoración, la fe y el amor. 110:3.8​ (1206.6)​

2. Amar a Dios y desear ser como él —reconocimiento genuino de la paternidad divina y adoración amante del Padre celeste.

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un afecto inteligente y sabio por cada uno de tus semejantes mortales. 110:3.10​ (1206.8)​

4. Aceptación regocijada de la ciudadanía cósmica —reconocimiento honesto de tus obligaciones progresivas al Ser

Supremo, conciencia de la interdependencia del hombre evolucionario y de la Deidad evolutiva. Éste es el nacimiento de la moralidad cósmica y el alba de la comprensión del deber universal. 4. La Tarea del Ajustador en la Mente 110:4.1​ (1207.1)​

Los Ajustadores son capaces de recibir la corriente continua de la inteligencia cósmica que proviene de los circuitos

principales del tiempo y del espacio; están plenamente en contacto con la inteligencia y energía espirituales de los universos. Pero estos residentes poderosos son incapaces de trasmitir mucho de su riqueza de sabiduría y verdad a las mentes de sus sujetos mortales, debido a una falta de semejanza de naturaleza y a la ausencia de reconocimiento sensible. 110:4.2​ (1207.2)​

El Ajustador del Pensamiento está ocupado en un esfuerzo constante de espiritualizar a tu mente en cuanto a desarrollar tu

alma morontial; pero tú mismo estás mayormente inconsciente de este ministerio interior. Eres totalmente incapaz de distinguir el producto de tu intelecto material de el de las actividades conjuntas de tu alma y el Ajustador. 110:4.3​ (1207.3)​

Ciertas presentaciones repentinas de pensamientos, conclusiones y otras imágenes de la mente son a veces resultado del

trabajo directo o indirecto del Ajustador; pero mucho más frecuentemente, son la emergencia súbita a la conciencia de ideas que se han ido agrupando en los niveles mentales sumergidos, sucesos naturales y diarios de la función psíquica normal y ordinaria inherentes a

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los circuitos de la mente animal evolutiva. (En contraste con estas emanaciones subconscientes, las revelaciones del Ajustador aparecen a través de los reinos de lo superconsciente.) 110:4.4​ (1207.4)​

Confiad todos los asuntos de la mente más allá del nivel de la conciencia a la custodia de los Ajustadores. En el momento

propicio, si no en este mundo entonces en los mundos de estancia, os rendirán cuenta de su custodia, y finalmente traerán a luz esos significados y valores confiados a su cuidado y control. Resurgirán todo tesoro valioso de la mente mortal, si vosotros sobrevivís. 110:4.5​ (1207.5)​

Existe un amplio abismo entre lo humano y lo divino, entre el hombre y Dios. Las razas urantianas son tan

considerablemente controladas en forma eléctrica y química, tan altamente semejantes a los animales en su conducta común, tan emotivas en sus reacciones diarias, que resulta extremadamente difícil para los Monitores guiarlas y dirigirlas. Vosotros estáis tan vacíos de decisiones valientes y cooperación consagrada que vuestro Ajustador residente encuentra casi imposible comunicarse directamente con la mente humana. Aun cuando ellos consiguen trasmitir un resplandor de la nueva verdad al alma mortal evolutiva, esta revelación espiritual, frecuentemente, ciega tanto a la criatura como para precipitarla en una convulsión de fanatismo o iniciar algún otro trastorno intelectual que resulta desastroso. Muchas religiones nuevas y muchos extraños «ismos» han nacido de las comunicaciones abortadas, imperfectas, mal entendidas, y confusas de los Ajustadores del Pensamiento. 110:4.6​ (1207.6)​

Durante muchos miles de años, tal como muestran los registros de Jerusem, en cada generación han vivido menos y menos

seres que podían funcionar con seguridad con los Ajustadores autoactuantes. Éste es un cuadro alarmante, y las personalidades supervisoras de Satania consideran con favor la propuesta de algunos de vuestros supervisores planetarios más inmediatos que preconizan la inauguración de medidas diseñadas para fomentar y conservar los tipos espirituales más elevados de las razas urantianas. 5. Los Conceptos Erróneos de la Guía del Ajustador 110:5.1​ (1207.7)​

No confundáis ni mezcléis la misión de influencia del Ajustador con lo que comúnmente se conoce como la conciencia moral;

no están relacionadas directamente. La conciencia moral es una reacción humana y puramente psíquica. No debe despreciarse, pero no es la voz de Dios en el alma, como en efecto sería la del Ajustador si tal voz pudiera ser oída. La conciencia moral, con justicia, os amonesta para que hagáis el bien; pero el Ajustador, además, intenta deciros qué es verdaderamente el bien; o sea, lo hace cuando, y, si sois capaces de percibir la guía del Monitor.

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Las experiencias oníricas del hombre, esa procesión desordenada y desconectada de la mente durmiente no coordinada,

ofrecen prueba adecuada del fracaso de los Ajustadores en la armonización y asociación de los factores divergentes de la mente del hombre. En una sola vida humana, los Ajustadores simplemente no pueden coordinar y sincronizar arbitrariamente dos tipos tan dispares y distintos de pensamiento tales como el humano y el divino. Cuando lo hacen, así como lo han hecho a veces, dichas almas son trasladadas directamente a los mundos de estancia sin necesidad de pasar a través de la experiencia de la muerte. 110:5.3​ (1208.2)​

Durante el sueño el Ajustador intenta obtener tan sólo a quello que la voluntad de la personalidad residida haya previamente

aprobado plenamente por decisiones y elecciones que fueron hechas durante los momentos de conciencia plenamente despierta, y que por lo tanto se han alojado en los reinos de la supermente, el dominio de enlace de la interrelación humana y divina. 110:5.4​ (1208.3)​

Mientras sus anfitriones mortales duermen, los Ajustadores intentan registrar sus creaciones en los niveles más altos de la

mente material, y algunos de vuestros sueños grotescos indican que no han conseguido hacer un contacto eficaz. Lo absurdo de la vida onírica no sólo atestigua la presión de las emociones no expresadas sino también atestigua la distorsión horrible de las representaciones de los conceptos espirituales presentados por los Ajustadores. Vuestras propias pasiones, impulsos, y otras tendencias innatas se traducen en el cuadro y sustituyen sus deseos inexpresados a los mensajes divinos que los residentes intentan colocar en los registros psíquicos durante el sueño inconsciente. 110:5.5​ (1208.4)​

Es extremadamente peligroso postular el contenido Ajustador de la vida onírica. Los Ajustadores sí trabajan durante el

sueño, pero vuestras experiencias ordinarias de sueños son fenómenos puramente fisiológicos y psicológicos. Del mismo modo, es arriesgado intentar la diferenciación del registro del Ajustador de la recepción más o menos continua y consciente de los dictados de la conciencia mortal. Éstos son problemas que deberán solucionarse mediante la discriminación individual y la decisión personal. Pero un ser humano haría mejor en errar rechazando la expresión de un Ajustador creyéndola una experiencia puramente humana que en equivocarse al exaltar una reacción de la mente mortal a la esfera de dignidad divina. Recordad que la influencia del Ajustador del Pensamiento es en su mayor parte, aunque no totalmente, una experiencia superconsciente. 110:5.6​ (1208.5)​

Vosotros os comunicáis con vuestro Ajustador en grados variables y cada vez más a medida que ascendéis los círculos

psíquicos, a veces directamente, pero con más frecuencia indirectamente. Pero es peligroso jugar con la idea de que cada nuevo concepto que se origina en la mente humana sea el dictado del Ajustador. Más frecuentemente, en los seres de vuestra orden, aquello

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que aceptáis como la voz del Ajustador es en realidad la emanación de vuestro propio intelecto. Éste es terreno peligroso, y cada ser humano debe solucionar estos problemas por sí mismo de acuerdo con su sabiduría humana natural y su discernimiento superhumano. 110:5.7​ (1208.6)​

El Ajustador del ser humano a través del cual se realiza esta comunicación disfruta de tal amplia gama de actividad

principalmente debido a la indiferencia casi total de este humano hacia cualquier manifestación exterior de la presencia interior del Ajustador; es en efecto una suerte que permanezca conscientemente tan despreocupado de todo el proceso. Él contiene a uno de los Ajustadores altamente expertos de su época y generación, y sin embargo el guardián del destino considera su reacción pasiva e inactiva a los fenómenos asociados con la presencia en su mente de este Ajustador versátil, una reacción rara y afortunada. Todo ello constituye una coordinación favorable de influencias, favorable tanto para el Ajustador en la esfera más elevada de acción como para el socio humano desde el punto de vista de su salud, eficacia y tranquilidad. 6. Los Siete Círculos Psíquicos 110:6.1​ (1209.1)​

La suma total de la realización de la personalidad en un mundo material está contenida dentro de la conquista sucesiva de

los siete círculos psíquicos de la potencialidad mortal. El ingreso en el séptimo círculo marca el comienzo de la verdadera función de la personalidad humana. El completar el primer círculo denota una madurez relativa del ser mortal. Aunque atravesar los siete círculos del crecimiento cósmico no equivale a la fusión con el Ajustador, el dominio de estos círculos marca el logro de aquellos pasos que son preliminares a la fusión con el Ajustador. 110:6.2​ (1209.2)​

El Ajustador es tu socio igualitario en el logro de los siete círculos —el logro de una madurez mortal comparativa. El

Ajustador asciende los círculos contigo desde el séptimo hasta el primero, pero progresa al estado de supremacía y autoactividad independientemente de la cooperación activa de la mente mortal. 110:6.3​ (1209.3)​

Los círculos psíquicos no son exclusivamente intelectuales, tampoco son totalmente morontiales; tienen que ver con el

estado de la personalidad, el logro de la mente, el crecimiento del alma y la sincronización con el Ajustador. La travesía exitosa de estos niveles requiere el funcionamiento armónico de ​toda la personalidad, no meramente de alguna fase de la misma. El crecimiento de las partes no equivale a la maduración auténtica del todo; en realidad las partes crecen en proporción a la expansión del yo entero —todo el yo— material, intelectual y espiritual.

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Cuando el desarrollo de la naturaleza intelectual procede más rápido que el de la espiritual, esta situación vuelve tanto difícil

como peligrosa la comunicación con el Ajustador del Pensamiento. Del mismo modo, el desarrollo espiritual excesivo tiende a producir una interpretación fanática y pervertida de la guía espiritual del residente divino. La falta de capacidad espiritual dificulta la transmisión a dicho intelecto material de las verdades espirituales residentes en la superconciencia más elevada. Es en la mente perfectamente equilibrada, en un cuerpo de hábitos limpios, energías neurales estabilizadas y función química equilibrada —cuando los poderes físicos, mentales y espirituales están en triuna armonía de desarrollo— en la que se puede impartir un máximo de luz y verdad con un mínimo de peligro o riesgo temporal al bienestar real de dicho ser. Mediante este crecimiento equilibrado el hombre asciende los círculos de la progresión planetaria uno por uno, del séptimo al primero. 110:6.5​ (1209.5)​

Los Ajustadores siempre están cerca de vosotros y en vosotros, pero raramente os pueden hablar directamente, como otro

ser. De círculo en círculo tus decisiones intelectuales, elecciones morales y desarrollo espiritual añaden a la habilidad del Ajustador para funcionar en tu mente; de círculo en círculo tú de este modo asciendes de las etapas más bajas de asociación con el Ajustador y afinamiento de la mente, de modo que el Ajustador cada vez más puede registrar sus ilustraciones del destino con vividez y convicción aumentadas en la conciencia evolutiva de esta mente-alma en busca de Dios. 110:6.6​ (1210.1)​

Cada decisión que haces impide o facilita la función del Ajustador; del mismo modo estas mismas decisiones determinan tu

avance en los círculos del logro humano. Es verdad que la supremacía de una decisión, su relación con una crisis, tiene mucho que ver con la influencia hacedora de círculo; sin embargo son esenciales también muchas decisiones, repeticiones frecuentes, repeticiones persistentes, para alcanzar una certeza formadora de hábitos de tales reacciones. 110:6.7​ (1210.2)​

Es difícil definir precisamente los siete niveles de la progresión humana, debido a que estos niveles son personales; son

variables para cada individuo y están aparentemente determinados por la capacidad de crecimiento de cada ser humano. Se refleja la conquista de estos niveles de evolución cósmica de tres maneras: 110:6.8​ (1210.3)​

1. ​Sincronización con el Ajustador. La mente que se torna cada vez más espiritual se acerca a la presencia Ajustadora

proporcionalmente al logro de los círculos. 110:6.9​ (1210.4)​

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2. ​Evolución del alma. La emergencia del alma morontial indica el grado y profundidad del dominio de los círculos.


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3. ​Realidad de la personalidad. La conquista de los círculos determina directamente el grado de realidad del yo. Las

personas se vuelven más reales a medida que ascienden del séptimo al primer nivel de la existencia mortal. 110:6.11​ (1210.6)​

A medida que se atraviesan los círculos, el niño de evolución material está creciendo en un humano maduro de

potencialidad inmortal. La realidad insubstancial de la naturaleza embriónica del que está en el séptimo círculo va dejando lugar a la manifestación más clara de la naturaleza morontial naciente de un ciudadano del universo local. 110:6.12​ (1210.7)​

Aunque sea imposible definir precisamente los siete niveles, o círculos psíquicos, del crecimiento humano, es permisible

sugerir los límites mínimo y máximo de estas etapas de realización de la madurez: 110:6.13​ (1210.8)​

​El séptimo círculo. Los seres humanos entran a este nivel cuando desarrollan poderes de elección personal, decisión

individual, responsabilidad moral, y la capacidad de alcanzar individualidad espiritual. Esto significa la función unida de los siete espíritus ayudantes de la mente bajo la dirección del espíritu de la sabiduría, la admisión de la criatura mortal en los circuitos de influencia del Espíritu Santo y, en Urantia, el funcionamiento inicial del Espíritu de la Verdad, juntamente con la recepción de un Ajustador del Pensamiento en la mente mortal. El ingreso al séptimo círculo constituye una criatura mortal en un auténtico ciudadano potencial del universo local. 110:6.14​ (1210.9)​

​El tercer círculo. El trabajo del Ajustador es mucho más eficaz una vez que el humano ascendiente llega al tercer círculo y

recibe un guardián seráfico personal del destino. Aunque no exista aparentemente una concordancia de esfuerzo entre el Ajustador y el guardián seráfico, sin embargo se puede observar un mejoramiento claro en todas las fases de logro cósmico y desarrollo espiritual posteriormente a la asignación del ayudante seráfico personal. Cuando se llega al tercer círculo, el Ajustador intenta morontializar la mente del hombre durante el resto de la vida mortal, para llegar a los círculos restantes y lograr la etapa final de la asociación divino-humana antes de que la muerte natural disuelva esta asociación singular. 110:6.15​ (1210.10)​

​El primer círculo. El Ajustador no puede ordinariamente hablar directa e inmediatamente contigo hasta que llegues al

primero y final círculo de logro mortal progresivo. Este nivel representa la realización más alta posible de la relación mente—Ajustador en la experiencia humana previamente a la liberación del alma morontial evolutiva de las cadenas del cuerpo material. En cuanto a la mente, las emociones y el discernimiento cósmico, este logro del primer círculo psíquico es el acercamiento más último posible de la mente material y del Ajustador espiritual en la experiencia humana.

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Tal vez sería mejor denominar estos círculos psíquicos de progresión mortal como ​niveles cósmicos — comprensiones

reales de significados y realizaciones de valor del acercamiento progresivo a la conciencia morontial de la relación inicial del alma evolutiva con el Ser Supremo emergente. Y es esta misma relación la que hace por siempre imposible explicar plenamente el significado de los círculos cósmicos a la mente material. Estos logros de círculo están tan sólo relativamente relacionados con la conciencia de Dios. Un ser en el séptimo o sexto círculo puede ser casi tan auténticamente conocedor de Dios —consciente de la filiación— como alguien que esté en el segundo o primer círculo, pero estos seres de círculos más bajos están mucho menos conscientes de la relación experiencial con el Ser Supremo, la ciudadanía universal. El logro de estos círculos cósmicos se volverá parte de la experiencia de los que ascienden en los mundos de estancia si no consiguen dicho logro antes de la muerte natural. 110:6.17​ (1211.2)​

La motivación de la fe hace experiencial la realización plena de la filiación del hombre con Dios, pero la a​ cción, la

finalización de las decisiones, es esencial para el logro evolucionario de la conciencia del parentesco progresivo con la a​ ctualidad cósmica del Ser Supremo. En el mundo espiritual la fe transforma los potenciales en actuales, pero los potenciales se vuelven actuales en los reinos finitos del Supremo tan sólo mediante la realización de la experiencia de la elección. Pero elegir hacer la voluntad de Dios une la fe espiritual a las decisiones materiales en la acción de la personalidad y de esta manera provee un fulcro divino y espiritual para el funcionamiento más eficaz de la palanca humana y material del hambre de Dios. Dicha sabia coordinación de fuerzas materiales y espirituales aumenta grandemente tanto la realización cósmica del Supremo como la comprensión morontial de las Deidades del Paraíso. 110:6.18​ (1211.3)​

El dominio de los círculos cósmicos se relaciona con el crecimiento cuantitativo del alma morontial, la comprensión de los

significados supremos. Pero el estado cualitativo de esta alma inmortal es t​ otalmente dependiente de qué comprensión la fe viviente tiene del hecho-valor paraíso-potencial de que el hombre mortal es hijo del Dios eterno. Por lo tanto el que está en el séptimo círculo va a los mundos de estancia para obtener una comprensión cuantitativa adicional del crecimiento cósmico así como lo hace alguien que esté en el segundo o aun en el primer círculo. 110:6.19​ (1211.4)​

Existe tan sólo una relación indirecta entre el logro de círculos cósmicos y la experiencia religiosa espiritual real; dichos

logros son recíprocos y por lo tanto mutuamente beneficiosos. El desarrollo puramente espiritual puede tener muy poco que ver con la

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prosperidad material planetaria, pero el alcance de los círculos siempre aumenta el potencial para el éxito humano y para el logro mortal. 110:6.20​ (1211.5)​

Desde el séptimo hasta el tercer círculo se produce una acción aumentada y unificada por los siete espíritus ayudantes de la

mente en la tarea de liberar a la mente mortal en su dependencia de las realidades de los mecanismos de la vida material, en preparación para una mayor introducción a los niveles morontiales de experiencia. Desde el tercer círculo en adelante, la influencia de los ayudantes disminuye progresivamente. 110:6.21​ (1211.6)​

Los siete círculos comprenden la experiencia mortal, del más alto nivel puramente animal hasta el nivel morontial más bajo

y verdaderamente contactual en el cual la autoconciencia es una experiencia de la personalidad. El dominio del primer círculo cósmico señala el alcance de la madurez mortal premorontial y marca la terminación del ministerio conjunto de los espíritus ayudantes de la mente como influencia exclusiva sobre la acción mental en la personalidad humana. Más allá del primer círculo, la mente se vuelve cada vez más semejante a la inteligencia de la etapa morontial de la evolución, el ministerio conjunto de la mente cósmica y de la dote superayudante del Espíritu Creador de un universo local. 110:6.22​ (1212.1)​

Los grandes días en las carreras individuales de los Ajustadores son: primero, cuando el sujeto humano llega al tercer

círculo psíquico, asegurando así al Monitor el alcance de la autoactividad y de una gama de función aumentada (siempre y cuando el residente no fuera ya autoactuante); luego, cuando el socio humano consigue el primer círculo psíquico, él y su Ajustador pueden intercomunicarse, por lo menos hasta cierto grado; y finalmente cuando son final y eternamente fusionados. 7. El Logro de la Inmortalidad 110:7.1​ (1212.2)​

El logro de los siete círculos cósmicos no iguala la fusión con el Ajustador. Hay muchos mortales que viven en Urantia que

han alcanzado sus círculos; pero la fusión depende de logros espirituales aun mayores y más sublimes: del logro de una sincronización final y completa de la voluntad mortal con la voluntad de Dios tal como reside en el Ajustador del Pensamiento. 110:7.2​ (1212.3)​

Cuando un ser humano ha completado los círculos de logro cósmico, y más allá, cuando la elección final de la voluntad

mortal permite que el Ajustador complete la asociación de la identidad humana con el alma morontial durante la vida evolucionaria y física, estos enlaces consumados, entre el alma y el Ajustador, proceden independientemente a los mundos de estancia, y entonces se promulga el mandato de Uversa que provee la fusión inmediata del Ajustador y del alma morontial. Esta fusión durante la vida física

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consume instantáneamente al cuerpo material; los seres humanos que pudieran presenciar tal espectáculo tan sólo observarían al mortal que está siendo trasladado, desaparecer «en carros de fuego». 110:7.3​ (1212.4)​

La mayoría de los Ajustadores que han trasladado a sus sujetos desde Urantia eran altamente expertos y se habían inscrito

como residentes previos en numerosos mortales en otras esferas. Recordad, los Ajustadores ganan valiosa experiencia de residencia en los planetas del orden de préstamo; no se deduce que los Ajustadores ganan experiencia tan sólo para el trabajo avanzado en aquellos sujetos mortales que no sobreviven. 110:7.4​ (1212.5)​

Subsiguiente a la fusión mortal, los Ajustadores comparten vuestro destino y experiencia; ​ellos son vosotros. Después de la

fusión del alma morontial inmortal y el Ajustador asociado, toda la experiencia y todos los valores del uno se vuelven finalmente posesión del otro, de manera que los dos son efectivamente una entidad. En cierto sentido, este nuevo ser es del pasado eterno así como también para el futuro eterno. Todo lo que fuera cierta vez humano en el alma sobreviviente y todo lo que es experiencialmente divino en el Ajustador se vuelven la posesión real de la personalidad universal nueva y siempre ascendente. Pero en cada nivel del universo el Ajustador puede dotar a la nueva criatura tan sólo con aquellos atributos que tienen sentido y valor para ese nivel. Se puede lograr una ​unicidad absoluta con el Monitor divino, un agotamiento completo de la dote de un Ajustador, tan sólo en la eternidad subsiguiente al logro final del Padre Universal, el Padre de los espíritus, por siempre la fuente de estos dones divinos. 110:7.5​ (1212.6)​

Cuando el alma evolutiva y el Ajustador divino son fusionados final y eternamente, cada uno gana todas las cualidades

experienciables del otro. Esta personalidad coordinada posee toda la memoria experiencial de supervivencia poseída anteriormente por la mente mortal ancestral y residente luego en el alma morontial, y además este finalista potencial comprende toda la memoria experiencial del Ajustador de todos los casos en que residía en los mortales en todos los tiempos. Pero hace falta una eternidad en el futuro para que un Ajustador dote por completo a esta asociación de personalidad de los significados y valores que el Monitor divino trae desde la eternidad del pasado. 110:7.6​ (1213.1)​

Pero con la gran mayoría de los habitantes urantianos el Ajustador debe aguardar pacientemente la llegada de la liberación

de la muerte; ha de aguardar la liberación del alma naciente de la dominación casi completa de los esquemas energéticos y de las fuerzas químicas inherentes a vuestra orden material de existencia. La dificultad principal que vosotros experimentáis al poneros en contacto con vuestro Ajustador consiste en esta misma naturaleza material inherente. Sólo tan pocos mortales son verdaderos

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pensadores; vosotros no desarrolláis ni disciplináis espiritualmente a vuestras mentes hasta el punto de realizar un enlace favorable con los Ajustadores divinos. El oído de la mente humana es casi sordo a las solicitudes espirituales que el Ajustador traduce de los mensajes múltiples de las transmisiones universales de amor que proceden del Padre de las misericordias. El Ajustador encuentra casi imposible registrar estas guías espirituales inspiradoras en una mente animal tan completamente dominada por las fuerzas químicas y eléctricas inherentes a vuestra naturaleza física. 110:7.7​ (1213.2)​

Los Ajustadores se regocijan con ponerse en contacto con la mente mortal; pero deben ser pacientes a lo largo de los

muchos años de estadía silenciosa durante los cuales son incapaces de abrirse paso por la resistencia animal y de comunicarse directamente con vosotros. Cuanto más alto ascienden los Ajustadores del Pensamiento en la escala del servicio, más eficaces se vuelven. Pero jamás pueden saludaros, en la carne, con el mismo afecto pleno, comprensivo y lleno de expresión con que lo harán cuando los discernáis de mente a mente en los mundos de estancia. 110:7.8​ (1213.3)​

Durante la vida mortal el cuerpo material y la mente te separan de tu Ajustador y previenen la comunicación libre; después

de la muerte, posteriormente a la fusión eterna, tú y el Ajustador seréis uno solo —no os podréis diferenciar como seres separados— y por lo tanto no existirá necesidad de comunicación tal como la entiendes. 110:7.9​ (1213.4)​

Aunque la voz del Ajustador está siempre dentro de vosotros, la mayoría de vosotros rara vez la oiréis durante la vida mortal.

Los seres humanos por debajo del tercero y segundo círculo de logro raramente oyen la voz directa del Ajustador excepto en los momentos de deseo supremo, en una situación suprema y después de una decisión suprema. 110:7.10​ (1213.5)​

Durante la realización y ruptura de un contacto entre la mente mortal de un reservista del destino y los supervisores

planetarios, a veces el Ajustador residente está situado de tal manera que se hace posible trasmitir un mensaje al socio mortal. No hace mucho, en Urantia, un Ajustador autoactuante trasmitió tal mensaje a su asociado humano, un miembro del cuerpo de reserva del destino. Este mensaje comenzaba con estas palabras: «Ahora, sin injuria ni peligro para el sujeto de mi devoción solícita y sin intento de desalentar ni castigar, para mí, registrad mi súplica». A continuación se oyó una admonición bellamente conmovedora y emotiva. Entre otras cosas, el Ajustador imploró, «que me otorgue más fielmente su cooperación sincera, que tolere más alegremente las tareas de mi emplazamiento, que lleve a cabo más fielmente el programa de mi arreglo, que pase más pacientemente las pruebas de mi selección, que camine más persistente y alegremente por el camino de mi elección, que reciba más humildemente crédito para que se acumule

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como resultado de mis esfuerzos incesantes —trasmitid ésta mi súplica al hombre en quien resido. En él vierto la devoción suprema y el afecto de un espíritu divino. Y más, decid a mi sujeto amado que funcionaré con sabiduría y poder hasta el fin mismo, hasta que se acabe la última contienda terrestre; seré fiel a mi fideicomiso de personalidad. Y le exhorto a la supervivencia, para que no me desilusione, para que no me prive de la recompensa a mi lucha paciente e intensa. De la voluntad humana depende nuestro logro de la personalidad. De círculo en círculo he ascendido pacientemente a esta mente humana, y tengo testimonio de que el jefe de mi propia clase me otorga su aprobación. De círculo en círculo estoy prosiguiendo hacia el juicio. Aguardo con placer y sin aprehensión la llamada del destino; estoy preparado a someterme a todos los tribunales de los Ancianos de los Días». 110:7.11​ (1214.1)​

[Presentado por un Mensajero Solitario de Orvonton.]

El Ajustador y el Alma 111:0.1​ (1215.1)​

LA PRESENCIA del Ajustador divino en la mente humana hace imposible para siempre que la ciencia o la filosofía alcancen

una comprensión satisfactoria del alma evolutiva de la personalidad humana. El alma morontial es hija del universo y tan sólo se la puede llegar a conocer a través del discernimiento cósmico y del descubrimiento espiritual. 111:0.2​ (1215.2)​

El concepto de un alma y de un espíritu residente no es nuevo en Urantia; ha aparecido frecuentemente en los diversos

sistemas de creencia del planeta. Muchas de las fes orientales, así como también algunas de las occidentales han percibido que el hombre es divino en su linaje, así como también humano en su herencia. La sensación de la presencia interior, además de la omnipresencia exterior de la Deidad, por largo tiempo ha formado parte de muchas religiones urantianas. Los hombres han creído por mucho tiempo que existe algo que crece dentro de la naturaleza humana, algo vital que está destinado a perdurar más allá del corto tramo de la vida temporal. 111:0.3​ (1215.3)​

Antes de que el hombre se diera cuenta de que un espíritu divino engendró su alma en evolución, se creía que ésta residía

en diversos órganos físicos: el ojo, el hígado, el riñón, el corazón, y más adelante, el cerebro. El salvaje asociaba el alma con la sangre, el aliento, la sombra y aun con el reflejo del yo en el agua. 111:0.4​ (1215.4)​

En el concepto del ​atman los maestros hindúes verdaderamente se aproximaron a una apreciación de la naturaleza y

presencia del Ajustador, pero no supieron distinguir la copresencia del alma en evolución y potencialmente inmortal. Los chinos sin

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embargo reconocieron dos aspectos del ser humano, el ​yang y el ​yin, el alma y el espíritu. Los egipcios y muchas tribus africanas también creían en dos factores, el ​ka y el ​ba; por lo general no se consideraba el alma preexistente, tan sólo el espíritu. 111:0.5​ (1215.5)​

Los habitantes del valle del Nilo creían que todo individuo favorecido había recibido como don, al tiempo de su nacimiento, o

poco después, un espíritu protector que llamaban el ka. Enseñaban que este espíritu guardián permanecía con el sujeto mortal a lo largo de la vida y pasaba delante de él al estado futuro. En las paredes de un templo de Luxor, se ilustra el nacimiento de Amenhotep III, y el pequeño príncipe se retrata en los brazos del dios del Nilo, y junto a él hay otro niño, de apariencia idéntica al príncipe, que es un símbolo de esa entidad que los egipcios llamaban el ka. Esta imagen esculpida se completó en el siglo quince antes de Cristo. 111:0.6​ (1215.6)​

El ka se consideraba un genio espiritual superior que deseaba guiar al alma mortal asociada hacia caminos mejores de vida

temporal pero, más específicamente, influir sobre las fortunas del sujeto humano en el más allá. Cuando un egipcio de este período moría, se esperaba que su ka lo estaría aguardando del otro lado del Gran Río. Al principio, se suponía que tan sólo los reyes tenían ka, pero finalmente se llegó a creer que todos los hombres rectos lo poseían. Un gobernante egipcio, al hablar del ka dentro de su corazón dijo: «No hice caso omiso de sus palabras; temía transgredir su guía. Por ello prosperé grandemente; así que triunfé en virtud de lo que se me indujo que hiciera; fui distinguido por su guía». Muchos creían que el ka era un «oráculo de Dios en todos». Muchos creían que debían de «transcurrir la eternidad con el regocijo del corazón en el favor del Dios que está en ti». 111:0.7​ (1216.1)​

Cada raza de mortales urantianos evolutivos tiene una palabra que equivale al concepto del alma. Muchos pueblos primitivos

creían que el alma observaba el mundo a través de los ojos humanos; por ello temían tan intensamente la malevolencia del mal de ojo. Por mucho tiempo han creído que «el espíritu del hombre es la lámpara del Señor». Dice el Rig Veda: «Mi mente habla a mi corazón». 1. La Mente, Terreno de Elección 111:1.1​ (1216.2)​

Aunque la tarea de los Ajustadores es de naturaleza espiritual, deben, por fuerza, hacer todo su trabajo sobre una base

intelectual. La mente es el terreno humano del cual el espíritu Monitor debe evolucionar el alma morontial con la cooperación de la personalidad anfitriona. 111:1.2​ (1216.3)​

Existe una unidad cósmica en los distintos niveles mentales del universo de los universos. Los yos intelectuales tienen su

origen en la mente cósmica tal como las nebulosas tienen su origen en las energías cósmicas del espacio universal. En el nivel humano (por lo tanto personal) de los yos intelectuales, el potencial de evolución espiritual se torna dominante con el consentimiento de la

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mente moral, debido a las dotes espirituales de la personalidad humana, juntamente con la presencia creadora de una entidad de valor absoluto en tales yos humanos. Pero tal dominio del espíritu sobre la mente material requiere dos experiencias: esta mente debe haber evolucionado a través del ministerio de los siete espíritus ayudantes de la mente, y el yo material (personal) debe elegir cooperar con el Ajustador residente para crear y fomentar el yo morontial, el alma evolucionaria y potencialmente inmortal. 111:1.3​ (1216.4)​

La mente material es la arena en la cual viven las personalidades humanas, tienen autoconciencia, toman decisiones, eligen a

Dios o lo abandonan, se eternizan o se destruyen a sí mismos. 111:1.4​ (1216.5)​

La evolución material te ha proveído con una máquina vital, tu cuerpo; el Padre mismo te ha dotado de la realidad espiritual

más pura conocida en el universo, tu Ajustador del Pensamiento. Pero en tus manos, sujeta a tu libre albedrío, se te ha dado la mente, y es por la mente por la que vives o mueres. Es dentro de la mente y con la mente que tomas esas decisiones morales que te permiten alcanzar semejanza con el Ajustador, que es semejanza con Dios. 111:1.5​ (1216.6)​

La mente mortal es un sistema temporal de intelecto prestado a los seres humanos para uso durante una vida material, y

según usen esta mente, estarán o aceptando o rechazando el potencial de la existencia eterna. La mente es prácticamente todo lo que tienes de realidad universal que está sujeta a tu voluntad, y el alma —el yo morontial —ilustrará fielmente la cosecha de las decisiones temporales que hace el yo mortal. La conciencia humana descansa suavemente sobre el mecanismo electroquímico que está más abajo, y toca delicadamente el sistema de energía espíritu-morontial que está más arriba. Durante su vida mortal, el ser humano nunca está plenamente consciente de ninguno de estos dos sistemas; por lo tanto debe trabajar en la mente, de la cual está consciente. Y no es tanto lo que la mente comprende, sino más bien lo que desea comprender, aquello que asegura la supervivencia; no es tanto cómo es la mente, sino cómo está tratando de ser la mente lo que constituye la identificación espiritual. No es tanto que el hombre esté consciente de Dios cuanto que el hombre anhele a Dios lo que resulta en la ascensión en el universo. Lo que eres hoy no es tan importante como lo que llegues a ser día a día y en la eternidad. 111:1.6​ (1217.1)​

La mente es el instrumento cósmico sobre el cual la voluntad humana puede tocar la discordia de la destrucción, o sobre el

cual esta misma voluntad puede extraer las melodías exquisitas de la identificación con Dios y la consiguiente supervivencia eterna. El Ajustador donado al hombre es, en último análisis, impermeable al mal e incapaz de pecar, pero la mente mortal puede efectivamente ser distorsionada, torcida y volverse malvada y fea por las maquinaciones pecaminosas de una voluntad humana perversa y

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autogratificante. Del mismo modo esta mente puede tornarse noble, bella, verdadera y buena —realmente grande— de acuerdo con la voluntad iluminada por el espíritu de un ser humano que conoce a Dios. 111:1.7​ (1217.2)​

La mente evolucionaria es tan sólo estable y confiable cuando se manifiesta en los dos extremos de la intelectualidad

cósmica: el extremo totalmente mecanizado y el extremo totalmente espiritualizado. Entre los extremos intelectuales del puro control mecánico y de la verdadera naturaleza espiritual se interpone ese enorme grupo de mentes en evolución y en ascensión cuya estabilidad y tranquilidad dependen de la elección de la personalidad y de la identificación con el espíritu. 111:1.8​ (1217.3)​

Pero el hombre no rinde su voluntad pasiva y servilmente al Ajustador. Más bien elige activa, positiva y cooperativamente

seguir la guía del Ajustador cuando y como dicha guía difiere conscientemente de los deseos e impulsos de la mente mortal natural. Los Ajustadores manipulan pero nunca dominan la mente del hombre contra su voluntad; para los Ajustadores la voluntad humana es suprema. Y mucho respetan y reverencian la voluntad humana mientras tratan de alcanzar los objetivos espirituales de ajuste del pensamiento y transformación del carácter en la arena casi sin límites del intelecto humano en evolución. 111:1.9​ (1217.4)​

La mente es tu buque, el Ajustador es tu piloto, la voluntad humana es el capitán. El dueño del barco mortal debería tener la

sabiduría de confiar en el piloto divino para guiar a su alma ascendente a los puertos morontiales de la supervivencia eterna. Sólo mediante el egoísmo, la pereza y el pecado puede la voluntad del hombre rechazar la guía de un piloto tan amante y finalmente naufragar su carrera mortal en los acantilados malignos de la misericordia rechazada y contra las rocas del pecado aceptado. Con tu consentimiento, este piloto fiel te conducirá con seguridad a través de las barreras del tiempo y de los obstaculos del espacio a la fuente misma de la mente divina y aun más allá, aun hasta el Padre Paradisiaco de los Ajustadores. 2. La Naturaleza del Alma 111:2.1​ (1217.5)​

A lo largo y a lo ancho de las funciones mentales de la inteligencia cósmica, la totalidad de la mente domina las partes de la

función intelectual. La mente, en su esencia, es una unidad funcional; por lo tanto, la mente no deja nunca de manifestar esta unidad constitutiva, aun cuando se encuentra dificultada y obstaculizada por las acciones y elecciones tontas de un yo descarriado. Y esta unidad de la mente invariablemente busca la coordinación del espíritu en todos los niveles de su asociación con los yoes de dignidad volitiva y prerrogativas de ascensión.

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La mente material del hombre mortal es el telar cósmico que lleva el tejido morontial sobre el cual el Ajustador del

Pensamiento residente teje los diseños espirituales de un carácter universal de valores duraderos y significados divinos —un alma sobreviviente de destino último y carrera sin fin, un finalista potencial. 111:2.3​ (1218.1)​

La personalidad humana se identifica con la mente y el espíritu, vinculados en enlace funcional por la vida en un cuerpo

material. Este enlace funcional de mente y espíritu no da como resultado una combinación de las cualidades o atributos de la mente y del espíritu, sino más bien da un valor universal enteramente nuevo, original y único de perduración potencialmente eterna: el ​alma. 111:2.4​ (1218.2)​

Existen tres y no dos factores en la creación evolucionaria de tal alma inmortal. Estos tres antecedentes del alma morontial

humana son: 111:2.5​ (1218.3)​

1. ​La mente humana y todas las influencias cósmicas antecedentes a ella y relacionadas con ella.

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2. ​El espíritu divino que mora en esta mente humana y todos los potenciales inherentes en tal fragmento de espiritualidad

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absoluta, juntamente con todas las influencias y factores espirituales asociados en la vida humana. 111:2.7​ (1218.5)​

3. ​La relación entre la mente material y el espíritu divino, que connota un valor y lleva un significado que no se encuentran

en ninguno de los factores contribuyentes a dicha asociación. La realidad de esta relación singular no es ni material ni espiritual, sino morontial. Es el alma. 111:2.8​ (1218.6)​

Desde hace mucho los seres intermedios han denominado esta alma evolutiva del hombre la mente intermedia, para

distinguirla de la mente material o más baja y la mente cósmica o más elevada. Esta mente intermedia es realmente un fenómeno morontial, puesto que existe en el reino entre lo material y lo espiritual. El potencial de tal evolución morontial es inherente en los dos impulsos universales de la mente: el impulso de la mente finita de la criatura de conocer a Dios y alcanzar la divinidad del Creador, y el impulso de la mente infinita del Creador de conocer al hombre y alcanzar la ​experiencia de la criatura. 111:2.9​ (1218.7)​

Esta transacción excelsa de evolución del alma inmortal es posible porque la mente mortal es primero personal y, segundo,

está en contacto con las realidades superanimales; posee una dote supermaterial de ministerio cósmico que asegura la evolución de una naturaleza mortal capaz de hacer decisiones morales, efectuando de este modo un contacto creador bona fide con los ministros espirituales asociados y con el Ajustador del Pensamiento residente.

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El resultado inevitable de tal espiritualización por contacto de la mente humana es el nacimiento gradual de un alma, el

vástago conjunto de una mente ayudante dominada por una voluntad humana que ansía conocer a Dios, trabajando en enlace con las fuerzas espirituales del universo que están bajo el control de un fragmento real del Dios mismo de toda creación —el Monitor Misterioso. Así, la realidad material y mortal del yo trasciende las limitaciones temporales de la máquina de vida física y alcanza una nueva expresión y una nueva identificación en el vehículo en evolución para la continuidad del yo: el alma morontial e inmortal. 3. El Alma en Evolución 111:3.1​ (1218.9)​

Los errores de la mente mortal y las equivocaciones de la conducta humana pueden atrasar marcadamente la evolución del

alma, aunque no pueden inhibir dicho fenómeno morontial una vez que éste haya sido iniciado por el Ajustador residente con el consentimiento de la voluntad de la criatura. Pero en cualquier momento, previamente a la muerte mortal, esta misma voluntad material y humana tiene el poder de rescindir dicha elección y rechazar la supervivencia. Aun después de la supervivencia el mortal ascendente aún retiene esta prerrogativa de elección de rechazo de la vida eterna; en cualquier momento antes de la fusión con el Ajustador la criatura en evolución y en ascensión puede elegir abandonar la voluntad del Padre del Paraíso. La fusión con el Ajustador señala el hecho de que el mortal ascendente ha elegido perdurablemente, y sin ninguna reserva, a hacer la voluntad del Padre. 111:3.2​ (1219.1)​

Durante la vida en la carne, el alma en evolución tiene la posibilidad de reforzar las decisiones supermateriales de la mente

mortal. Siendo supermaterial, el alma no funciona por sí misma en el nivel material de la experiencia humana. Tampoco puede esta alma subespiritual, sin la colaboración de algún espíritu de la Deidad, tal como el Ajustador, funcionar por encima del nivel morontial. Tampoco toma el alma las decisiones finales hasta que la muerte o la traslación al cielo la divorcien de la asociación material con la mente mortal, excepto cuando y si esta mente material delega dicha autoridad, libremente y de buena gana, a dicha alma morontial de función asociada. Durante la vida la voluntad mortal, el poder de la personalidad de decisión y elección reside en los circuitos materiales de la mente; a medida que procede el crecimiento mortal terrestre, este yo, con sus invalorables poderes de elección, se vuelve cada vez más identificado con la entidad emergente alma morontial; después de la muerte y después de la resurrección en el mundo de estancia, la personalidad humana está completamente identificada con el yo morontial. El alma, de este modo, es el embrión del futuro vehículo morontial de la identidad de la personalidad.

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111:3.3​ (1219.2)​

Al principio, esta alma inmortal, es de naturaleza totalmente morontial, pero posee tal capacidad de desarrollo que

invariablemente asciende a los niveles de verdadero espíritu de valor de fusión con los espíritus de la Deidad, generalmente con el mismo espíritu del Padre Universal que inició tal fenómeno creador en la mente de la criatura. 111:3.4​ (1219.3)​

Tanto la mente humana como el Ajustador divino están conscientes de la presencia y de la naturaleza diferencial del alma en

evolución —el Ajustador plenamente, la mente parcialmente. El alma se vuelve cada vez más consciente tanto de la mente como del Ajustador como identidades asociadas, proporcionalmente a su propio crecimiento evolucionario. El alma comparte las cualidades tanto de la mente humana como del espíritu divino, pero persistentemente evoluciona hacia el aumento del control espiritual y del dominio divino a través de la acción de fomentar una función de la mente cuyos significados tratan de coordinar con el verdadero valor espiritual. 111:3.5​ (1219.4)​

La carrera mortal, la evolución del alma, es no tanto un período de prueba como un período de capacitación. La fe en la

supervivencia de los valores supremos es el corazón de la religión; la experiencia religiosa genuina consiste en la unión de los valores supremos y de los significados cósmicos como una realización de la realidad universal. 111:3.6​ (1219.5)​

La mente conoce cantidad, realidad y significados. Pero la cualidad —los valores— ​se sienten. Lo que siente es la creación

mutua de la mente, que sabe, y del espíritu asociado, que la hace real. 111:3.7​ (1219.6)​

Siempre y cuando el alma morontial evolutiva del hombre se satura de verdad, belleza y bondad como valor-realización de la

conciencia acerca de Dios, el ser resultante se volverá indestructible. Si no hay supervivencia de los valores eternos en el alma evolutiva del hombre, entonces la existencia mortal no tiene significado, y la vida misma es una ilusión trágica. Pero es por siempre verdad: lo que comenzáis en el tiempo, terminaréis indudablemente en la eternidad —si es que vale la pena terminarlo. 4. La Vida Interior 111:4.1​ (1219.7)​

El reconocimiento es un proceso intelectual que consiste en ubicar las impresiones sensoriales recibidas del mundo exterior

en los esquemas de la memoria del individuo. Comprender implica que esas impresiones sensoriales reconocidas y sus esquemas de memoria asociados han sido integrados u organizados en una red dinámica de principios.

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Los significados se derivan de la combinación del reconocimiento y la comprensión. Los significados son inexistentes en un

mundo totalmente material o sensorial. Los significados y los valores se perciben tan sólo en las esferas más interiores o supermateriales de la experiencia humana. 111:4.3​ (1220.2)​

Todos los avances de la verdadera civilización nacen en este mundo interior de la humanidad. Es tan sólo la vida interior la

que es realmente creadora. Las civilizaciones difícilmente podrán progresar si la mayoría de la juventud de cualquier generación dedica sus intereses y energías al perseguimiento materialista del mundo sensorial o exterior. 111:4.4​ (1220.3)​

Los mundos interior y exterior tienen un esquema de valores distinto. Cualquier civilización se encuentra en peligro si tres

cuartos de su juventud se dedican a profesiones materialistas y al perseguimiento de las actividades sensoriales del mundo exterior. La civilización corre peligro cuando la juventud deja de interesarse en la ética, la sociología, la eugenesia, la filosofía, las artes, la religión y la cosmología. 111:4.5​ (1220.4)​

Sólo en los niveles más elevados de la mente superconsciente a medida que se inmiscuye en el mundo espiritual de la

experiencia humana, podéis encontrar esos conceptos más elevados en asociación con los modelos originales eficaces que contribuirán a la construcción de una civilización mejor y más duradera. La personalidad es inherentemente creadora, pero funciona así tan sólo en la vida interior del individuo. 111:4.6​ (1220.5)​

Los cristales de nieve son siempre de forma hexagonal, pero no hay dos que sean idénticos. Los niños corresponden a tipos,

pero no hay dos que sean exactamente idénticos, aun en el caso de los mellizos. La personalidad concuerda con los tipos, pero es siempre única. 111:4.7​ (1220.6)​

La felicidad y el regocijo se originan en la vida interior. No puedes experimentar verdadero regocijo completamente solo.

Una vida solitaria es fatal para la felicidad. Aun las familias y las naciones disfrutarán más de la vida si la comparten con otros. 111:4.8​ (1220.7)​

No puedes controlar completamente el mundo exterior —el medio ambiente. Es la creatividad del mundo interior la que está

más sujeta a tu dirección porque allí tu personalidad está tan grandemente liberada de las cadenas de las leyes de la causalidad antecedente. Existe en asociación con la personalidad una soberanía limitada de la voluntad. 111:4.9​ (1220.8)​

Puesto que esta vida interior del hombre es verdaderamente creadora, cada persona tiene la responsabilidad de elegir si

esta creatividad será espontánea y totalmente azarosa, o controlada, dirigida y constructiva. ¿Cómo puede una imaginación creativa

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producir niños valiosos si el escenario sobre el que actúa ya está atiborrado de prejuicio, odio, temores, resentimientos, venganza e intolerancias? 111:4.10​ (1220.9)​

Las ideas pueden originarse en los estímulos del mundo exterior, pero los ideales nacen sólo en los reinos creadores del

mundo interior. Actualmente las naciones del mundo son dirigidas por hombres que tienen superabundancia de ideas, pero gran pobreza de ideales. Ésta es la explicación de la pobreza, divorcio, guerra y odios raciales. 111:4.11​ (1220.10)​

Éste es el problema: si el hombre que goza de libre albedrío está dotado de poderes de creatividad en su fuero interior,

debemos reconocer entonces que la creatividad de libre albedrío comprende el potencial de la destructividad por el libre albedrío. Y cuando la creatividad se torna destructividad, os enfrentáis con la devastación del mal y del pecado: la opresión, la guerra y la destrucción. El mal es una parcialidad de la creatividad que tiende hacia la desintegración y destrucción final. Todo conflicto es malo en cuanto inhibe la función creadora de la vida interior —es una especie de guerra civil en la personalidad. 111:4.12​ (1221.1)​

La creatividad interior contribuye a ennoblecer el carácter a través de la integración de la personalidad y de la unificación

del yo. Es por siempre verdad: el pasado es incambiable; tan sólo el futuro puede ser cambiado por el ministerio de la creatividad presente del yo interior. 5. La Consagración de la Elección 111:5.1​ (1221.2)​

Hacer la voluntad de Dios es ni más ni menos que una exhibición de la disposición de la criatura a compartir la vida interior

con Dios —con el mismo Dios que ha hecho posible esa vida de valor y significado interior para la criatura. Compartir es semejante a Dios —es divino. Dios comparte todo con el Hijo Eterno y el Espíritu Infinito, y ellos a su vez comparten todas las cosas con los Hijos divinos y las Hijas espíritu de los universos. 111:5.2​ (1221.3)​

La imitación de Dios es la clave para la perfección; hacer su voluntad es el secreto de la sobrevivencia y de la perfección en la

supervivencia. 111:5.3​ (1221.4)​

Los mortales viven en Dios, y así Dios ha querido vivir en los mortales. Así como los hombres se confían en él, del mismo

modo él, y en primer término, ha confiado una porción de sí mismo para que esté con los hombres; ha consentido en vivir en los hombres y residir en los hombres sujeto a la voluntad humana.

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La paz en esta vida, la supervivencia en la muerte, la perfección en la vida próxima, el servicio en la eternidad —todos éstos

se logran (en el espíritu) ​ahora cuando la personalidad de la criatura consiente —elige— someter la voluntad de la criatura a la voluntad del Padre. Y el Padre ya ha elegido hacer que un fragmento de sí mismo esté sujeto a la voluntad de la personalidad de la criatura. 111:5.5​ (1221.6)​

Esta elección de la criatura no es un rendimiento de la voluntad. Es una consagración de la voluntad, una expansión de la

voluntad, una glorificación de la voluntad, un perfeccionamiento de la voluntad; tal elección eleva la voluntad de la criatura del nivel de significado temporal a ese estado tanto más elevado en el que la personalidad del hijo criatura comulga con la personalidad del Padre espíritu. 111:5.6​ (1221.7)​

Esta elección de la voluntad del Padre es el hallazgo espiritual del Padre espíritu por el hombre mortal, aunque deba pasar

una edad antes de que el hijo criatura pueda verdaderamente encontrarse de hecho ante la presencia de Dios en el Paraíso. Esta elección no consiste tanto en la negación de la voluntad de la criatura: «Que se haga no mi voluntad sino la tuya»; sino que consiste en la afirmación positiva de la criatura: «Es ​mi voluntad que se haga ​tu voluntad». Y si se hace esta elección, tarde o temprano el hijo que eligió a Dios hallará una unión interior (fusión) con el fragmento residente de Dios, mientras que este mismo hijo en perfeccionamiento encontrará suprema satisfacción de la personalidad en la comunión adoradora de la personalidad del hombre y la personalidad de su Hacedor, dos personalidades cuyos atributos creativos se unen eternamente y autovolitivamente en una mutualidad de expresión —el nacimiento de otra unión eterna de la voluntad del hombre y la voluntad de Dios. 6. La Paradoja Humana 111:6.1​ (1221.8)​

Muchos de los problemas temporales del hombre mortal surgen de su relación dual con el cosmos. El hombre es parte de la

naturaleza —existe en la naturaleza— y sin embargo es capaz de trascender la naturaleza. El hombre es finito, pero reside dentro de él un destello de infinidad. Dicha situación dual no sólo provee el potencial para el mal sino que también engendra muchas situaciones sociales y morales cargadas de gran incertidumbre y considerable ansiedad. 111:6.2​ (1222.1)​

La valentía que se requiere para efectuar la conquista de la naturaleza y trascender a sí mismo es una valentía que puede

sucumbir ante las tentaciones del autoorgullo. El mortal que puede trascenderse a sí mismo podría rendirse a la tentación de deificar su propia autoconciencia. El dilema mortal consiste en el doble hecho de que el hombre está encadenado a la naturaleza mientras que al mismo tiempo posee una libertad única: la libertad de la elección y acción espiritual. En los niveles materiales el hombre se encuentra

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subsirviente a la naturaleza, mientras que en los niveles espirituales triunfa sobre la naturaleza y sobre todas las cosas temporales y finitas. Dicha paradoja es inseparable de la tentación, del mal potencial, de los errores de decisión, y cuando el yo se vuelve orgulloso y arrogante, es posible que evolucione el pecado. 111:6.3​ (1222.2)​

El problema del pecado no es autoexistente en el mundo finito. El hecho de la finitez no es malo ni pecaminoso. Un Creador

infinito hizo al mundo finito —es la obra de sus Hijos divinos— y por lo tanto debe ser ​bueno. Es el mal uso, la distorsión y la perversión de lo finito lo que da origen al mal y al pecado. 111:6.4​ (1222.3)​

El espíritu puede dominar a la mente; entonces la mente puede controlar la energía. Pero la mente puede controlar la

energía sólo a través de su propia manipulación inteligente de los potenciales metamórficos inherentes en el nivel matemático de las causas y efectos de los dominios físicos. La mente de la criatura no controla inherentemente la energía; ésa es una prerrogativa de la Deidad. Pero la mente de las criaturas puede manipular la energía —y lo hace— en cuanto se vuelve experta en los secretos de la energía del mundo físico. 111:6.5​ (1222.4)​

Cuando el hombre desea modificar la realidad física, sea ésta él mismo o su medio ambiente, lo consigue hasta el punto en

que haya descubierto los caminos y maneras de controlar la materia y dirigir la energía. La mente sin asistencia es impotente para influir sobre lo material, salvo sobre su propio mecanismo físico, con el cual está ineludiblemente vinculada. Pero a través del uso inteligente del mecanismo del cuerpo, el hombre puede crear otros mecanismos, aun relaciones energéticas y enlaces vivientes, mediante la utilización de los cuales la mente puede controlar cada vez más y aun dominar su nivel físico en el universo. 111:6.6​ (1222.5)​

La ciencia es la fuente de los hechos, y la mente no puede operar sin hechos. Son los ladrillos en la construcción de la

sabiduría que están cementados unos a otros por la experiencia de la vida. El hombre puede encontrar, aun sin hechos, el amor de Dios, y el hombre puede descubrir, aun sin amor, las leyes de Dios, pero el hombre no puede jamás comenzar a apreciar la infinita simetría, la armonía excelsa, la exquisita plenitud de la naturaleza, que todo lo comprende, de la Primera Fuente y Centro hasta no haber encontrado la ley divina y el amor divino y haber unificado experiencialmente estos elementos en su propia filosofía cósmica evolutiva. 111:6.7​ (1222.6)​

La expansión del conocimiento material permite una mayor apreciación intelectual del significado de las ideas y de los

valores de los ideales. Un ser humano puede hallar la verdad en su experiencia interior, pero necesita un claro conocimiento de los hechos para aplicar su descubrimiento personal de la verdad a las exigencias cruelmente prácticas de la vida diaria.

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Es tan sólo natural que el hombre mortal sufra sentimientos de inseguridad al verse inextricablemente atado a la naturaleza

mientras posee al mismo tiempo poderes espirituales totalmente trascendentes a todas las cosas temporales y finitas. Sólo la confianza religiosa —la fe viviente— puede sostener al hombre entre estos problemas tan difíciles y confusos. 111:6.9​ (1223.1)​

De todos los peligros que acechan la naturaleza mortal del hombre y arriesgan su integridad espiritual, el orgullo es el peor.

La valentía es valerosa, pero el egocentrismo es vanaglorioso y suicida. Una autoconfianza razonable no ha de ser deplorada. La habilidad del hombre de transcenderse a sí mismo es lo que lo distingue del reino animal. 111:6.10​ (1223.2)​

El orgullo es engañoso, intoxicante y originador del pecado tanto en el individuo como en el grupo, en la raza o en la nación.

Es literalmente verdad: «Antes del quebrantamiento es la soberbia». 7. El Problema del Ajustador 111:7.1​ (1223.3)​

La incertidumbre con seguridad es la esencia de la aventura al Paraíso —incertidumbre en el tiempo y en la mente,

incertidumbre en cuanto a los acontecimientos del ascenso progresivo al Paraíso; seguridad en el espíritu y en la eternidad, seguridad en la confianza no cualificada del hijo criatura en la compasión divina y el infinito amor del Padre Universal; incertidumbre como ciudadano inexperto del universo; seguridad como hijo ascendente en las estancias del universo de un Padre todopoderoso, omnisapiente y omniamante. 111:7.2​ (1223.4)​

¿Puedo yo aconsejarte que atiendas al eco distante del fiel llamado del Ajustador a tu alma? El Ajustador residente no puede

detener, ni siquiera materialmente alterar, tu carrera de lucha en el tiempo; el Ajustador no puede disminuir las dificultades de la vida mientras atraviesas este mundo de trabajo agotador. El residente divino tan sólo puede pacientemente soportar mientras que luchas la batalla de la vida tal como se la vive en tu planeta; pero podrías, si tan sólo quisieras —al trabajar y preocuparte, al luchar y trabajar— permitir que el valiente Ajustador luche contigo y para ti. Podrías ser reconfortado e inspirado de este modo, seducido y cautivado, si permitieses que el Ajustador te traiga constantemente las ilustraciones del verdadero motivo, el objetivo final y el propósito eterno de esta difícil lucha hacia arriba contra los problemas comunes de tu mundo material presente. 111:7.3​ (1223.5)​

¿Por qué no ayudas al Ajustador en su tarea de mostrarte la contraparte espiritual de todos estos cansadores esfuerzos

materiales? ¿Por qué no permites que el Ajustador te fortifique con las verdades espirituales del poder espiritual mientras luchas con las dificultades temporales de la existencia de las criaturas? ¿Por qué no alientas a este ayudante celestial a que te alegre con la visión

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clara del enfoque eterno de la vida universal mientras contemplas perplejo los problemas de la hora pasajera? ¿Por qué te rehusas ser esclarecido e inspirado por el punto de vista universal mientras sufres entre las dificultades del tiempo y te pierdes en el laberinto de las incertidumbres que acosan tu viaje en la vida mortal? ¿Por qué no permitir que el Ajustador espiritualice tu pensamiento, aunque tus pies deban caminar por las avenidas materiales de las empresas terrestres? 111:7.4​ (1223.6)​

Las razas humanas más elevadas de Urantia están mezcladas en forma compleja; son una combinación de muchas razas y

cepas de orígenes diferentes. Esta naturaleza compuesta hace extremadamente difícil el trabajo eficiente de los Monitores durante la vida y aumenta indudablemente los problemas tanto del Ajustador como del serafín guardián después de la muerte. No hace mucho estuve presente en Salvington y escuché a un guardián del destino presentar una declaración formal como disculpa de las dificultades de ministrar a su sujeto mortal. Este serafín dijo: 111:7.5​ (1223.7)​

«Muchas de mis dificultades se debieron al conflicto interminable entre las dos naturalezas de mi sujeto: el impulso de la

ambición opuesto a la indolencia animal; los ideales de un pueblo superior mezclados con los instintos de una raza inferior; los altos propósitos de una gran mente antagonizados por el impulso de una herencia primitiva; la visión a largo plazo de un Monitor perspicaz contrapuesta a la miopía de una criatura del tiempo; los planes progresivos de un ser ascendente modificados por los deseos y anhelos de una naturaleza material; los destellos de la inteligencia universal cancelados por los mandatos químico-energéticos de la raza en evolución; el impulso de los ángeles opuesto por las emociones de un animal; el adiestramiento de un intelecto anulado por las tendencias del instinto; la experiencia del individuo opuesta por las propensidades acumuladas de la raza; los fines de los mejores sobrecogidos por la corriente de los peores; el destello de genio neutralizado por la gravedad de la mediocridad; el progreso de lo bueno retardado por la inercia de lo malo; el arte de lo hermoso manchado por la presencia del mal; la fuerza de la salud neutralizada por la debilidad de la enfermedad; la fuente de la fe contaminada por los venenos del temor; el manantial del regocijo amargado por las aguas del dolor; la felicidad de la anticipación desilusionada por la amargura de la realización; los regocijos del vivir constantemente amenazados por los dolores de la muerte. ¡Qué vida y en qué planeta! Y sin embargo, debido a la ayuda e impulso constantemente presentes del Ajustador del Pensamiento, esta alma alcanzó un justo grado de felicidad y éxito y aun ahora ha ascendido a los salones de juicio de los mundos de estancia». 111:7.6​ (1224.1)​

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Salvington Divinity School Infinite Light

​Lux Infiniti Absolute Love of Source

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Absolutum Charitas ab Origine Eternal Life Vitae Aeterna

The Emerging Godhood of Humanity Our Collegial Culture of Consideration, Collaboration, and Cooperation “At Salvington, the illuminated cross symbolizes our dedicated cooperation with expanding the Kingdom of His Sovereignty and Supremacy by reaching inward and upward to the Fatherhood of God and extending love and mercy outward to the Brotherhood of Humanity.

“Our educational fellowship brings an intellectual emancipation and a spiritual Illumination to the individual willing to dedicate themselves to discipleship with the Creator Son Michael and the Creative Mother Spirit, Nebadonia.

“For those courageous enough to seek and find God within their heart and mind, our educational fellowship and curriculum will take them by the hand and show the way to this everlasting fulfillment of the ages.

“By the old way you seek to suppress, obey, and conform to the rules of living; by the new way you are first transformed by the Spirit of Truth and thereby strengthened in your inner soul by the constant spiritual renewing of your mind, and so are you endowed with the power of the certain and joyous performance of the gracious, acceptable, and perfect will of God.

Forget not — it is your personal faith in the exceedingly great and precious promises of God that ensures your becoming partakers of the divine nature.

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“Thus by your faith and the spirit’s transformation, you become in reality the temples of God, and his spirit actually dwells within you. If, then, the spirit dwells within you, you are no longer slaves of the flesh but free and liberated sons of the spirit. The new law of the spirit endows you with the liberty of self-mastery in place of the old law of the fear of self-bondage and the slavery of self-denial.

"Our everlasting association at Salvington and the divine and eternal fellowship with My Comforter Spirit shall make of thee the universal ascending sons and daughters of infinite promise.”

Michael Of Nebadon

The Association of Our Ascendancy "Give thine prayer not for the things of this world. Thine Father already knows what ye may desire, and even more so, what ye will need to fulfill his glory and will, his plan of perfection.

“Instead, pray for understanding of his way, his approach unto himself, beloveds. Pray for the erasure of your own self-created miseries and misunderstandings that you have perpetrated upon yourself over the lifetimes of experience and evolution.

“Pray, that you align with him in all ways, that you learn to become intimately encircuited in His Endowment, that you find the courage and wit to surrender what is unreal by embracing eternity in each daily application of these precepts of Paradise Trinity, and to sacrifice the lesser self for the greater wholeness and healing.

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“Pray, that you discover the strength and fortitude to grow thine character into his cooperative attitudes and understandings. That you build eternal association with Us … the Mother and I; for all is given to you for your progressive evolutionary attainment, and simply waits upon your ripened understanding and use.

“That you build your personal soul alliance with the bestowal Spirit of the Universal Father through thine faithful trust and thine reciprocal spiritual communion and relationship with Him. Thine cooperative concentrated dedication and devotion to His Cause in the expansion of your Light … the inner Kingdom of His reality.

“Pray, that you become filled with His glory and perfection by honoring his law and his approach into freedom and true mastery. That you unleash thine own sovereignty by adhering to the Kingdom of His own Sovereignty and Supremacy.

“Pray, that through this reciprocal spiritual communion and relationship of faith and trust, that you birth thine own realizations, thine spiritual insights and divine perceptions of His imminent presence and glory which waits upon thine adherence, thine disciplines, thine obedience and wonder and awe of Him.

”For verily I say unto you, That whosoever shall say unto the struggles and strifes of this world, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the transmutation of light; and shall not doubt in his heart and mind, but shall believe that those things which he saith shall come to pass; he shall bear witness to their transfiguration into light and wholeness, unto healing and forgiveness.

“He shall have whatsoever he saith. Therefore I say unto you, what things soever ye desire when ye pray, believe now in this everlasting moment of eternity that ye have received them already, and ye shall have them. For thine faith is the infinite mover … the animating power, and the transmutative agent that fosters union and manifestation to come about in the spiritualizing and raising activities of human mind and thought and feeling … and the unleashing of the grace and power of the spirit.”

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Christ Michael of Nebadon

Salvington Divinity School Salvington offers a direct discipleship with the Creator Son Michael and the Creative Mother Spirit, and a more profound discipleship with the Paradise Trinity; in fulfilling the great command of the Universal Creator Father, "to become perfect, even as I AM.

Our core curriculum at Salvington teaches the disciple the art and divine science of embracing eternity each day through the righteous use of their free will and upstanding righteous character which is developed in accordance with the beatitudes of the Universe Spirit Nebadonia; to allow to blossom in the individual soul their own original Immaculate Conception as created from the beginning of their Divine Individualization. This is the Selfhood of the One Sonship that all share as One. This Selfhood becomes individualized as the Self Directive Governing I AM‌ The Self Consciousness of the Kingdom that can consciously command for Itself .. Perfection through the progressive unfoldment of the precepts of Paradise.

Our Core curriculum shows you the ancient evolutionary avenues to enter into the Kingdom of His Sovereignty and Supremacy by traveling upon the Personality Circuits of the Paradise Trinity.

This is the Paradise Trinity Endowment given to all planetary civilizations for their natural growth and progression through the Father Son and Spirit of Eternity and Infinity as He extends into the known universes of creation.

Our core curriculum accelerates the disciple by quickening all the materialized Light Substance back into the Father’s Purity and Perfection. This is fulfilling the law and living the great will of God in your personality soul .. in your personal life and surroundings.

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The core curriculum cultivates the right use of the creative free will by adhering to the Word, and supporting the disciple to become more greatly disciplined in becoming obedient to their own greater Identity with the Spirit of the Father.

Our core curriculum is the practicing throughout the day and evening, the correct and most empowered use of the creative free will attention and focused awareness; for each personality soul is actually an individualization of the Supreme God in expression.

The expansion of the individual personality into true victory occurs gradually and with the cultivation of the Virtues and Values of the Mother Spirit, the Vision, Verities, and Further Virtues of the Universe Father Son - the Spirit of Truth Holy Comforter Consciousness of Michael Of Nebadon.

Through the Association of Ascendancy (Virtues and Values of the Universe Spirit) and the Embracing Eternity Exercises (the Vision, Verities, and Virtues of the Universe Father Son) within our core curriculum, the disciple personality is taught the Seven Eyes to Attainment .. this is the most natural way of opening the Seven Seals of their Consciousness .. the purification of the seven human chakras are the entry points to right radiation of their own light and life. Hence, the Eyes of God are cleansed and awakened .. opened and made use of .. in the life of the personality mind soul.

They begin to walk in that fuller Sun Presence by their daily return into the Immaculate Conception .. and this takes place through their taking upon themselves the beatitudes of Michael and the Mother, the daily receipt of the Universe Mother and Her Creative Spirit Adjutants, the guidance of the Spirit of Truth Holy Comforter of My Spiritual Presence .. as an everlasting Fellowship and Conscious communion unfolds for the disciple with Me, the righteousness in use of their creative free will Individualization, and the adherence to the precepts of the Paradise Trinity Endowment and these Divine Personality Circuits which are available to all those who seek a better life and a higher way for their existence.

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Salvington serves as a living society in order to disseminate the teachings of Michael of Nebadon and the Creative Mother Spirit Nebadonia through the Host of Heaven.

The Spirit of Truth Holy Comforter of Michael and the Holy Spirit of the Creative Universe Mother Spirit; these are a living circuit of the Paradise Trinity Source and Center which illuminate the Spiritual Highways of approach unto the Omnipresence of Truth, the Omniscience of Wisdom, and the Omnipotence of Power through the Life of the Paradise Father’s bestowal Spirit presiding in every Heart.

Message from the Founder of SDS The Universe Mother, the Host of Heaven, and I, Michael of this local universe, we are offering a way for those with openness in their hearts and a non-judgmental mind to meet with Us, and to partake of Our Spirit of Truth Holy Comforter and the Holy Spirit of the Infinite Universe Mother . . . in a more formal college setting; a gathering of tender souls and hearts and minds ready and willing to learn and grow through our originating precepts and teaching guidance.

I come forth once again unto the fold of humanity to teach ye of the path of illumination through the Descent of the Cosmic Fire of Creation and the expansion of the Flame of God presiding in thy midst; for in this way, the mortal shall place upon itself immortality.

It is the pathway for those with the courage of heart who yearn for God union and are willing to place upon the altar of Love their own free will choices in service to their own awakening and freedom in Light. Only these shall find the strength and conviction to come forth out of the fold of unconscious humanity to do the bidding of the Paradise Gods.

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If you thirst for truth and love and freedom, come unto Me, and I shall give unto thee Manna from the heavens out from My own Being.

For I am prepared to reveal myself unto those individuals who are proven to be receptive by preparing a place within their character, their personality, and their soul energies, and in this way have made themselves worthy of our association Blessed is he who shall receive of my words of wisdom and love, for ye shall be awakened unto everlasting Illumination. Ye shall progress from child of God unto thy Sonship with the Father of Eternity; at this time it is an absolute that the populace may come to know Myself, the Mother Spirit, and the Host of Heaven, who come as a beacon of light in the dark. I say, wherein is thy wisdom? Wherein have ye walked with us? When have ye remembered thy being with the Father, Son, and Spirit? Blessed are they which remember, and learn to give honor unto He who has given ye Life.

I am thy Sovereign Creator Son of Paradise Trinity Origin. I and the Mother are the personalized foci of the Paradise Deity for this aspect of creation. I am Son of God known by many names am I, yet I am not bound by names, nor am I willing to become limited by them. I call myself many things and by many names do I sign my words. I identify myself with all goodness, truth, and beauty, and I am not of this earth, yet I come into the earth manifest to reveal unto thee the way unto freedom and illumination.

For this have I come into the earth at this time, that I might fulfill my covenant with thee, that where I go ye may also go. I say unto thee, as ye fulfill the law ye shall prepare thyself to live his will and intent, and his plan shall become illuminated within thine own awareness.

I am here within the earth for a time, a short while, and I too say that all which are prepared to receive me shall be caught up with me, for it is now come when many shall be quickened unto the Father even as I was quickened and ascended. Ye shall do the very same as ye receive and bring forth the fulfillment of thy birth into light. I say, for this have I come, that ye may

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overcome death and fulfill thy own covenant with the Father. So be it and may all peace and prosperity be thine own. I am now giving unto thee that which ye can comprehend. So shall ye be quickened and ye shall know as I and the Host of Heaven do know, of the Kingdom of His Sovereignty and the Living Network of His Supremacy.

I am of the Paradise Order of Michael, Sovereign Creator Sons who come to guide thy way; for I enfold thy being with My Spirit of Truth Holy Comforter Presence, and it is the Infinite Holy Spirit of the Mother of this universal creation which surrounds you in every way.

The true sovereign sons and daughters will recognize this offering as a sincere gathering; for those who desire to grow in their soul and fortify their character and consciousness into the Supreme Light and Life by learning how to expand the Kingdom of Love into and through your own being.

~​Michael Of Nebadon

Mission and Purpose of Salvington for the Individual Personality Soul There are three distinct spirit circuits in the local universe of Nebadon: 1. The bestowal spirit of the Creator Son, the Comforter, the Spirit of Truth. 2. The spirit circuit of the Divine Minister, the Holy Spirit. 3. The intelligence-ministry circuit, including the more or less unified activities but diverse functioning of the seven adjutant mind-spirits.

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The Creator Sons are endowed with a spirit of universe presence in many ways analogous to that of the Seven Master Spirits of Paradise. This is the Spirit of Truth which is poured out upon a world by a bestowal Son after he receives spiritual title to such a sphere. This bestowed Comforter is the spiritual force which ever draws all truth seekers towards Him who is the personification of truth in the local universe. This spirit is an inherent endowment of the Creator Son, emerging from his divine nature just as the master circuits of the grand universe are derived from the personality presences of the Paradise Deities.

The Creator Son may come and go; his personal presence may be in the local universe or elsewhere; yet the Spirit of Truth functions undisturbed, for this divine presence, while derived from the personality of the Creator Son, is functionally centered in the person of the Divine Minister.

The Universe Mother Spirit, however, never leaves the local universe headquarters world. The spirit of the Creator Son may and does function independently of the personal presence of the Son, but not so with her personal spirit. The Holy Spirit of the Divine Minister would become nonfunctional if her personal presence should be removed from Salvington. Her spirit presence seems to be fixed on the universe headquarters world, and it is this very fact that enables the spirit of the Creator Son to function independently of the whereabouts of the Son. The Universe Mother Spirit acts as the universe focus and center of the Spirit of Truth as well as of her own personal influence, the Holy Spirit.

The Creator Father-Son and the Creative Mother Spirit both contribute variously to the mind endowment of their local universe children. But the Creative Spirit does not bestow mind until she is endowed with personal prerogatives.

The superevolutionary orders of personality in a local universe are endowed with the local universe type of the superuniverse pattern of mind. The human and the subhuman orders of evolutionary life are endowed with the adjutant spirit types of mind ministration.

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The seven adjutant mind-spirits are the creation of the Divine Minister of a local universe. These mind-spirits are similar in character but diverse in power, and all partake alike of the nature of the Universe Spirit, although they are hardly regarded as personalities apart from their Mother Creator. The seven adjutants have been given the following names: the spirit of wisdom, the spirit of worship, the spirit of counsel, the spirit of knowledge, the spirit of courage, the spirit of understanding, the spirit of intuition — of quick perception.

These are the “seven spirits of God,” “like lamps burning before the throne,” which the prophet saw in the symbols of vision. But he did not see the seats of the four and twenty sentinels about these seven adjutant mind-spirits. This record represents the confusion of two presentations, one pertaining to the universe headquarters and the other to the system capital. The seats of the four and twenty elders are on Jerusem, the headquarters of your local system of inhabited worlds.

But it was of Salvington that John wrote: “And out of the throne proceeded lightnings and thunderings and voices” — the universe broadcasts to the local systems. He also envisaged the directional control creatures of the local universe, the living compasses of the headquarters world. This directional control in Nebadon is maintained by the four control creatures of Salvington, who operate over the universe currents and are ably assisted by the first functioning mind-spirit, the adjutant of intuition, the spirit of “quick understanding.” But the description of these four creatures — called beasts — has been sadly marred; they are of unparalleled beauty and exquisite form.

The four points of the compass are universal and inherent in the life of Nebadon. All living creatures possess bodily units which are sensitive and responsive to these directional currents. These creature creations are duplicated on down through the universe to the individual planets and, in conjunction with the magnetic forces of the worlds, so activate the hosts of microscopic bodies in the animal organism that these direction cells ever point north and south. Thus is the sense of

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orientation forever fixed in the living beings of the universe. This sense is not wholly wanting as a conscious possession by mankind. These bodies were first observed on about the time of this narration.

The Ministry of the Universe Spirit The Divine Minister cooperates with the Creator Son in the formulation of life and the creation of new orders of beings up to the time of his seventh bestowal and, subsequently, after his elevation to the full sovereignty of the universe, continues to collaborate with the Son and the Son’s bestowed spirit in the further work of world ministry and planetary progression.

On the inhabited worlds the Spirit begins the work of evolutionary progression, starting with the lifeless material of the realm, first endowing vegetable life, then the animal organisms, then the first orders of human existence; and each succeeding impartation contributes to the further unfolding of the evolutionary potential of planetary life from the initial and primitive stages to the appearance of will creatures. This labor of the Spirit is largely effected through the seven adjutants, the spirits of promise, the unifying and coordinating spirit-mind of the evolving planets, ever and unitedly leading the races of men towards higher ideas and spiritual ideals.

Mortal man first experiences the ministry of the Spirit in conjunction with mind when the purely animal mind of evolutionary creatures develops reception capacity for the adjutants of worship and of wisdom. This ministry of the sixth and seventh adjutants indicates mind evolution crossing the threshold of spiritual ministry. And immediately are such minds of worshipand wisdom-function included in the spiritual circuits of the Divine Minister.

When mind is thus endowed with the ministry of the Holy Spirit, it possesses the capacity for (consciously or unconsciously) choosing the spiritual presence of the Universal Father — the Thought Adjuster. But it is not until a bestowal Son has liberated the Spirit of Truth for planetary ministry to all mortals that all normal minds are automatically prepared for the reception of the Thought Adjusters. The Spirit of Truth works as one with the presence of the spirit of the Divine Minister. This dual spirit

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liaison hovers over the worlds, seeking to teach truth and to spiritually enlighten the minds of men, to inspire the souls of the creatures of the ascending races, and to lead the peoples dwelling on the evolutionary planets ever towards their Paradise goal of divine destiny.

Though the Spirit of Truth is poured out upon all flesh, this spirit of the Son is almost wholly limited in function and power by man’s personal reception of that which constitutes the sum and substance of the mission of the bestowal Son. The Holy Spirit is partly independent of human attitude and partially conditioned by the decisions and cooperation of the will of man.

Nevertheless, the ministry of the Holy Spirit becomes increasingly effective in the sanctification and spiritualization of the inner life of those mortals who the more fully obey the divine leadings.

As individuals you do not personally possess a segregated portion or entity of the spirit of the Creator Father-Son or the Creative Mother Spirit; these ministries do not contact with, nor indwell, the thinking centers of the individual’s mind as do the Mystery Monitors. Thought Adjusters are definite individualizations of the prepersonal reality of the Universal Father, actually indwelling the mortal mind as a very part of that mind, and they ever work in perfect harmony with the combined spirits of the Creator Son and Creative Spirit.

The presence of the Holy Spirit of the Universe Daughter of the Infinite Spirit, of the Spirit of Truth of the Universe Son of the Eternal Son, and of the Adjuster-spirit of the Paradise Father in or with an evolutionary mortal, denotes symmetry of spiritual endowment and ministry and qualifies such a mortal consciously to realize the faith-fact of sonship with God.

The Spirit in Every Human Being With the advancing evolution of an inhabited planet and the further spiritualization of its inhabitants, additional spiritual influences may be received by such mature personalities. As mortals progress in mind control and spirit perception, these

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multiple spirit ministries become more and more co-ordinate in function; they become increasingly blended with the overministry of the Paradise Trinity.

Although Divinity may be plural in manifestation, in human experience Deity is singular, always one. Neither is spiritual ministry plural in human experience. Regardless of plurality of origin, all spirit influences are one in function. Indeed they are one, being the spirit ministry of God the Sevenfold in and to the creatures of the grand universe; and as creatures grow in appreciation of, and receptivity for, this unifying ministry of the spirit, it becomes in their experience the ministry of God the Supreme.

From the heights of eternal glory the divine Spirit descends, by a long series of steps, to meet you as you are and where you are and then, in the partnership of faith, lovingly to embrace the soul of mortal origin and to embark on the sure and certain retracement of those steps of condescension, never stopping until the evolutionary soul is safely exalted to the very heights of bliss from which the divine Spirit originally sallied forth on this mission of mercy and ministry.

Spiritual forces unerringly seek and attain their own original levels. Having gone out from the Eternal, they are certain to return thereto, bringing with them all those children of time and space who have espoused the leading and teaching of the indwelling Adjuster, those who have been truly “born of the Spirit,” the faith sons of God.

The divine Spirit is the source of continual ministry and encouragement to the children of men. Your power and achievement is “according to his mercy, through the renewing of the Spirit.” Spiritual life, like physical energy, is consumed. Spiritual effort results in relative spiritual exhaustion. The whole ascendant experience is real as well as spiritual; therefore, it is truly written, “It is the Spirit that quickens.” “The Spirit gives life.” The dead theory of even the highest religious doctrines is powerless to transform human character or to control mortal behavior. What the world of today needs is the truth which your teacher of old declared: “Not in word only but also in power

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and in the Holy Spirit.” The seed of theoretical truth is dead, the highest moral concepts without effect, unless and until the divine Spirit breathes upon the forms of truth and quickens the formulas of righteousness.

Those who have received and recognized the indwelling of God have been born of the Spirit. “You are the temple of God, and the spirit of God dwells in you.” It is not enough that this spirit be poured out upon you; the divine Spirit must dominate and control every phase of human experience.

It is the presence of the divine Spirit, the water of life, that prevents the consuming thirst of mortal discontent and that indescribable hunger of the unspiritualized human mind. Spirit-motivated beings “never thirst, for this spiritual water shall be in them a well of satisfaction springing up into life everlasting.” Such divinely watered souls are all but independent of material environment as regards the joys of living and the satisfactions of earthly existence. They are spiritually illuminated and refreshed, morally strengthened and endowed.

In every mortal there exists a dual nature: the inheritance of animal tendencies and the high urge of spirit endowment. During the short life you live on , these two diverse and opposing urges can seldom be fully reconciled; they can hardly be harmonized and unified; but throughout your lifetime the combined Spirit ever ministers to assist you in subjecting the flesh more and more to the leading of the Spirit. Even though you must live your material life through, even though you cannot escape the body and its necessities, nonetheless, in purpose and ideals you are empowered increasingly to subject the animal nature to the mastery of the Spirit. There truly exists within you a conspiracy of spiritual forces, a confederation of divine powers, whose exclusive purpose is to affect your final deliverance from material bondage and finite handicaps.

The purpose of all this ministration is, “That you may be strengthened with power through His spirit in the inner man.” And all this represents but the preliminary steps to the final attainment of the perfection of faith and service, that experience wherein you shall be “filled with all the fullness of God,” “for all those who are led by the spirit of God are the sons of God.”

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The Spirit never drives, only leads. If you are a willing learner, if you want to attain spirit levels and reach divine heights, if you sincerely desire to reach the eternal goal, then the divine Spirit will gently and lovingly lead you along the pathway of sonship and spiritual progress. Every step you take must be one of willingness, intelligent and cheerful cooperation. The domination of the Spirit is never tainted with coercion nor compromised by compulsion.

And when such a life of spirit guidance is freely and intelligently accepted, there gradually develops within the human mind a positive consciousness of divine contact and assurance of spirit communion; sooner or later “the Spirit bears witness with your spirit (the Adjuster) that you are a child of God.” Already has your own Thought Adjuster told you of your kinship to God so that the record testifies that the Spirit bears witness “with your spirit,” not to your spirit.

The consciousness of the spirit domination of a human life is presently attended by an increasing exhibition of the characteristics of the Spirit in the life reactions of such a spirit-led mortal, “for the fruits of the spirit are love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, and temperance.” Such spirit-guided and divinely illuminated mortals, while they yet tread the lowly paths of toil and in human faithfulness perform the duties of their earthly assignments, have already begun to discern the lights of eternal life as they glimmer on the faraway shores of another world; already have they begun to comprehend the reality of that inspiring and comforting truth, “The kingdom of God is not meat and drink but righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit.” And throughout every trial and in the presence of every hardship, spirit-born souls are sustained by that hope which transcends all fear because the love of God is shed abroad in all hearts by the presence of the divine Spirit.

The Spirit and the Flesh The flesh, the inherent nature derived from the animal-origin races, does not naturally bear the fruits of the divine Spirit. When the mortal nature has been upstepped by the addition of the nature of the Material Sons of God, as the races were in a

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measure advanced by the bestowal of Adam, then is the way better prepared for the Spirit of Truth to co-operate with the indwelling Adjuster to bring forth the beautiful harvest of the character fruits of the spirit. If you do not reject this spirit, even though eternity may be required to fulfill the commission, “he will guide you into all truth.�

Evolutionary mortals inhabiting normal worlds of spiritual progress do not experience the acute conflicts between the spirit and the flesh which characterize the present-day races. But even on the most ideal planets, pre-Adamic man must put forth positive efforts to ascend from the purely animalistic plane of existence up through successive levels of increasingly intellectual meanings and higher spiritual values.

The mortals of a normal world do not experience constant warfare between their physical and spiritual natures. They are confronted with the necessity of climbing up from the animal levels of existence to the higher planes of spiritual living, but this ascent is more like undergoing an educational training when compared with the intense conflicts of mortals in this realm of the divergent material and spiritual natures.

The peoples of this world are suffering the consequences of a double deprivation of help in this task of progressive planetary spiritual attainment. The Caligastia upheaval precipitated world-wide confusion and robbed all subsequent generations of the moral assistance which a well-ordered society would have provided. But even more disastrous was the Adamic default in that it deprived the races of that superior type of physical nature which would have been more consonant with spiritual aspirations.

Mortals are compelled to undergo such marked struggling between the spirit and the flesh because their remote ancestors were not more fully Adamized by the Edenic bestowal. It was the divine plan that the mortal races of should have had physical natures more naturally spirit responsive.

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Notwithstanding this double disaster to man’s nature and his environment, present-day mortals would experience less of this apparent warfare between the flesh and the spirit if they would enter the spirit kingdom, wherein the faith sons of God enjoy comparative deliverance from the slave-bondage of the flesh in the enlightened and liberating service of wholehearted devotion to doing the will of the Father in heaven. Jesus showed mankind the new way of mortal living whereby human beings may very largely escape the dire consequences of the Caligastic rebellion and most effectively compensate for the deprivations resulting from the Adamic default. “The spirit of the life of Christ Jesus has made us free from the law of animal living and the temptations of evil and sin.” “This is the victory that overcomes the flesh, even your faith.”

Those God-knowing men and women who have been born of the Spirit experience no more conflict with their mortal natures than do the inhabitants of the most normal of worlds, planets which have never been tainted with sin nor touched by rebellion. Faith sons work on intellectual levels and live on spiritual planes far above the conflicts produced by unrestrained or unnatural physical desires. The normal urges of animal beings and the natural appetites and impulses of the physical nature are not in conflict with even the highest spiritual attainment except in the minds of ignorant, mistaught, or unfortunately overconscientious persons.

Having started out on the way of life everlasting, having accepted the assignment and received your orders to advance, do not fear the dangers of human forgetfulness and mortal inconstancy, do not be troubled with doubts of failure or by perplexing confusion, do not falter and question your status and standing, for in every dark hour, at every crossroad in the forward struggle, the Spirit of Truth will always speak, saying, “This is the way.” ~The Fifth Epochal Revelation

Discipleship with the Universe Son Michael and the Universe Spirit Salvington Divinity School

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Salvington maintains a collegial culture of learning. It is an educational fellowship and eternal association with the Creator Son Michael and the Creative Mother Spirit. Application and acceptance into Salvington is based upon the individual holding a strong desire for intellectual illumination and spiritual emancipation. The College curriculum provides a dedicated approach to union with the Spiritual Force of the Universal Father; His Love, Wisdom, and Power. The private study leads the bold and courageous individual to live more fully within a consciousness of the Kingdom of His Sovereignty and the Living Network of His Supremacy. We welcome all inquiries. The College is an online educational arena and illuminating progressive fellowship and platform where students hold private dialogues with the Creator Father Son Michael. Salvington is designed for those who wish to hold a more private and direct discipleship with Michael and the Universe Mother through our purely religious, universally spiritual, educational discipleship, and everlasting fellowship. Salvington illuminates the avenues of creature approach to the Universal Father and His Divine Circuit through the Paradise Trinity Endowment for humanity's evolutionary progression into greater and fuller light and life. The association with Michael and the Mother through Salvington offers students a deeper relationship with the Spirit of Truth of the Creator Father Son and the Holy Spirit of the Creative Mother Spirit. For further information on study at Salvington, please email us at: ​issa@sovrnty.org Salvington is the seminary college of the Michael Of Nebadon Foundation which is a religious society and foundation, and functions as a legal religious corporation in the USA. Salvington offers a direct discipleship with the Creator Son Michael and the Creative Mother Spirit, and a more profound discipleship with the Paradise Trinity; in fulfilling the great command of the Universal Creator Father, "to become perfect, even as I AM."

Message from the Creator Son Michael "The Universe Mother, the Host of Heaven, and I, Michael of this local universe, we are offering a way for those with openness in their hearts and a non-judgmental mind to meet with Us, and to partake of Our Spirit of Truth Holy Comforter and the Holy Spirit of the Infinite Universe Mother . . . in a more formal college setting; a gathering of tender souls and hearts and minds ready and willing to learn and grow through our originating precepts and teaching guidance. "I come forth once again unto the fold of humanity to teach ye of the path of illumination through the Descent of the Cosmic Fire of Creation and the expansion of the Flame of God presiding in thy midst; for in this way, the mortal shall place upon itself immortality.

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" It is the pathway for those with the courage of heart who yearn for God union and are willing to place upon the altar of Love their own free will choices in service to their own awakening and freedom in Light. Only these shall find the strength and conviction to come forth out of the fold of unconscious humanity to do the bidding of the Paradise Gods. “If you thirst for truth and love and freedom, come unto Me, and I shall give unto thee Manna from the heavens out from My own Being.

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For I am prepared to reveal myself unto those individuals who are proven to be receptive by preparing a place within their

character, their personality, and their soul energies, and in this way have made themselves worthy of our association "Blessed is he who shall receive of my words of wisdom and love, for ye shall be awakened unto everlasting Illumination. Ye shall progress from child of God unto thy Sonship with the Father of Eternity; at this time it is an absolute that the populace may come to know Myself, the Mother Spirit, and the Host of Heaven, who come as a beacon of light in the dark. I say, wherein is thy wisdom? Wherein have ye walked with us? When have ye remembered thy being with the Father, Son, and Spirit? Blessed are they which remember, and learn to give honor unto He who has given ye Life. "I am thy Sovereign Creator Son of Paradise Trinity Origin. I and the Mother are the personalized foci of the Paradise Deity for this aspect of creation. I am Son of God known by many names am I, yet I am not bound by names, nor am I willing to become limited by them. I call myself many things and by many names do I sign my words. I identify myself with all goodness, truth, and beauty, and I am not of this earth, yet I come into the earth manifest to reveal unto thee the way unto freedom and illumination. "For this have I come into the earth at this time, that I might fulfill my covenant with thee, that where I go ye may also go. I say unto thee, as ye fulfill the law ye shall prepare thyself to live his will and intent, and his plan shall become illuminated within thine own awareness.

"I am here within the earth for a time, a short while, and I too say that all which are prepared to receive me shall be caught up with me, for it is now come when many shall be quickened unto the Father even as I was quickened and ascended. Ye shall do the very same as ye receive and bring forth the fulfillment of thy birth into light. "I say, for this have I come, that ye may overcome death and fulfill thy own covenant with the Father. So be it and may all peace 103


and prosperity be thine own. I am now giving unto thee that which ye can comprehend. So shall ye be quickened and ye shall know as I and the Host of Heaven do know, of the Kingdom of His Sovereignty and the Living Network of His Supremacy. "I am of the Paradise Order of Michael, Sovereign Creator Sons who come to guide thy way; for I enfold thy being with My Spirit of Truth Holy Comforter Presence, and it is the Infinite Holy Spirit of the Mother of this universal creation which surrounds you in every way. "The true sovereign sons and daughters will recognize this offering as a sincere gathering; for those who desire to grow in their soul and fortify their character and consciousness into the Supreme Light and Life by learning how to expand the Kingdom of Love into and through your own being." In the Majesty of Father Son Spirit Michael and the Creative Mother Spirit

THE ROYAL ROAD OF THE IMMORTAL ONES AT SALVINGTON FOR THE ASCENDING SONS AND DAUGHTERS OF GOD

There is a glorious new dispensation for the earth. We welcome you. We are here to truly assist you. We serve in alignment with the Eternal Father Mother, the great Source of all Life and Light. The Ray of Light that we serve upon extends from this Universal Source, through the Mighty Host of Heaven, unto the terrestrial reality of human life. This avenue of approach unto Truth and Immortality will take you clearly beyond all limitations, and yet, it depends upon your will and determination to succeed. In our association of ascendancy together, Christ Michael and the Infinite Universe Mother Spirit show you how to have a fuller relationship with God indwelling you and how to expand this flame of love and mercy, wisdom and power in the raising upwards of your life force energy and vibration, according to the pattern of perfection of the Paradise Source and Center. With this expansion of the Kingdom of His Sovereignty in you and through you, you become his will in expression. This transformation occurs for you as you learn to fulfill his law so that you can live more fully His will and intent.

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The Sevenfold Authority includes our core curriculum at Salvington. This is the primary focus of your education with Us. This is your daily approach to having a fuller relationship and realization with the Nameless One Father. Our spiritual association prepares you over time as a candidate for the Eternal Embrace by supporting your day to day embracing of eternity – the changing of density and darkness into the everlasting light. This is the fulfillment of the law and the living of his will and intent. Each day you will be embracing eternity as you prepare thyself for the Eternal Embrace, bringing a permanent entrance into the Kingdom of His Sovereignty and the Network of His Supremacy. Sovereignty is thy birthright, thy inheritance, thy destiny, and this destiny is yours as you understand, apply, and cooperate with the law of thy existence in raising all thy field of receptivity into universal harmony and order… You will learn to draw into your human experience the Cosmic Fire of Creation which is the Love Force Principle… Omnipotence Itself. Michael and the Infinite Universe Mother Spirit show you where your obstructions are as you work the exercises of free will, and as you choose to enter more completely into The Private Dialogues with Michael. You will be quickening all human imperfections, all imperfect vibratory rates, back into the purity and pristine nature of the Divine Life Force of thyself. And as you attain this, you are gradually becoming what Michael refers to as the Self Directive Governing I AM . . . the Vaster and Fuller Consciousness of yourself, allowing and creating the vibrational space to have your own greater consciousness take up residence within your human experience. The Sevenfold Authority show you how to build righteousness with your own creative force of life within. You will be working with the Seven Powers of Eternal Attainment. It is an opportunity to grow your personality soul and character into a greater attunement with all truth, beauty, and goodness within you. The Beatitudes at Salvington are the character drivers giving you momentum and grace. These are the attitudes and wisdoms enabling cooperation to expand and deepen. The All-Powerful M’s of Manifestation are given to you over time to bring to you the capability to live the kind of life that is in the higher octaves of life. These are the inherent powers to generate manifestation in alignment with your own divine life plan. Powers such as Magnification, Magnetization, Momentumization, Mastery, and Manifestation. You will also learn of the Divine Mirror which

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teaches you to reclaim and recapture your prior karmic ‘misqualified’ momentums and the hidden accumulations of your personal energies and vibrations from lifetimes of co-creating. These prior momentums are the inner causes and outer manifested visible effects that appear as your life circumstances and the environment of your personal surrounding. You begin to erase these energizations, and set into motion new upward momentums which will catapult you into the fuller light. At Salvington, you will gain the benefits of the eternal verities . . . the eternal truths and portions of knowledge that the Paradise Trinity Endowment intends to offer human beings in their evolutionary progression into fuller light. Michael teaches you an art of living and a divine universal science which naturally fulfills the law of your existence, and awakens your personal consciousness upon the shores of greater illumination, a fuller abundance of the unique gifts of this Self Directive Governing I AM – your Supreme Essence Individualized as your greatest potential and reality. You have chosen herein to enter onto a path of Self honor and divine dignity; One which will greatly enhance your spiritual perception and divine insight of the One Reality. By learning how to receive of your divine inheritance, you will be taking upon yourself a spiritual mantle of comprehension and the personal empowerment in its application. The Sevenfold Authority of Free Will offer to you the Holy Grail of Life. The beatitudes generate deeper understandings of your relationship with the Source. Here, you begin to reclaim your personal power from the world of appearances, you will be recapturing and bringing to remembrance your divine association and relationship with the Father Principle, the Primordial Force of Life everywhere which also dwells within your own midst. You will be transfiguring your personal energy and power, once given away to the world of imperfect appearance and the illusions of the egoistic phantom self. You will be quickening your personal soul consciousness into an enhanced receptivity which gives to you the capacity of tasting and drinking in more of the Universal Consciousness, returning your life and existence into fuller sovereignty and supremacy as you practice and apply our divine precepts upon this Royal Road of Life Everlasting. Sovereignty is becoming at one with the Flame of Life or God within you; consciously expanding that Living God Flame throughout your personal energy field and flooding your physical life conditions with this radiant light and love; transfiguring

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all things into pure life as you gradually weave a garment of eternal truth out of the human imperfections of the garment of the flesh body; it is learning to receive the gift of the Eternal Embrace through cooperation with Paradise Trinity Endowment! At Salvington, you will be honing in upon your eternal association with Us, you will be naturally unfolding your human and divine potential, growing and purifying your character, maturing your consciousness, and preparing a place so that you can receive of the Eternal Embrace leading into the ascendant life everlasting – personal immortality and the actualization of your personhood, soul, and indwelling Spirit into fuller godhood through eternal fusion…the exaltation and glorification of these human and divine aspects which become eternally One. You become something and someone greater while still retaining your inherent identity and personalness; for this is the High Ideal and the Eternal Goal of our Aspirancy Curriculum and Discipleship at Salvington. The road to Sovereignty through the teachings and illuminated guidance at Salvington, and the private study being offered to you is in alignment with the Infinite and Eternal Father Mother God of us all, the great Source and Center of all Life and Light. The Paradise Trinity Endowment is an illuminated highway and approach which we travel upon, and we are in perfected alignment and cooperation with the Immortal Host of Heaven, teaching disciples each day to draw upon the omnipotent radiation of the Sacred Fire of the Host in a variety of ways. This dispensation of divine energies which is extended to humanity through the Foundation and Society of Salvington Divinity School acts as a specific ray of Light, Love, and Life which is directed to disciples from the Universal Source through the Immortal Host of Heaven, and unto the terrestrial reality of human life. This avenue of approach unto Truth and Immortality will take you clearly beyond all limitations and imperfections. It is dependent upon your understanding, your cooperation, and your willingness to give your devotion and energies into this supreme purpose – to fulfill the law of heaven, and to give your life into the will and intent of the portion of the Paradise Father dwelling within you, and enfolding you, by becoming more of His nature and identity in your personal consciousness. You will need to activate the Great C’s of conviction, concentration, consecration, communion, and cooperation.

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Conscious dominion and mastery over all imperfect conditions is the destiny you are born to attain and express. Through your association with Us, you will be instructed and supported in commanding all imperfect energy conditions to become evaporated and quickened into the Universal Light. This is the Law of Etherealization and Precipitation made active through your adherence to the precepts and principles that Christ Michael offers you. Fulfillment and happiness reside within His will, and for this reason you must seek to realize His will within your life. As you acknowledge the Source of Light from which you've come and as you recognize that you are this great Light, you will be able to experience your own glory in Him. Your true identity is in His Omnipresence, Omniscience, and Omnipotence, and His indwelling and enfolding Spiritual Presence is the Way, the Truth, and the Life. He is the open doorway of your own indwelling Spirit, and in the expansion of this great spiritual light, you fulfill the requirements necessary to become a candidate of the evolutionary progression and completion within the Earth school curriculum of the Eternal Embrace. You catapult yourself into joining Us as a new and immortal member of the Network of His Supremacy. You will be preparing to attain the completion of your personal cycles of birth and death by embracing eternity each day . . . in the Great Initiation of the Ages. Through the divine science of intelligent prayer, sincere worship, and the art of unbroken communion, you build sincere expressions of spiritual attitude through the Great Beatitudes such as the A’s of Invocation; you expand and mature and grow into the empowered knowing that you are a unique individualization of the Supreme God. You are His Omnipresent Omnipotence and Omniscience, which is individualized in His Divine Body of the time and space creation. You are naturally his Omnipresence individualized, yet your conscious effort is required to bring forth this reality into your direct experience. As you awaken your determination and desire to claim your inheritance, and as you expand into His glory as a Son and Daughter of the Source, you will be learning to fulfill the Law of your being, and you will be raising yourself into the eternal Light of your own inner eternity. As your Identity is in his Omnipresence, your Intelligence can aspire to the heights of greater Omniscience. You hold within you the seeds of His creative power; you are a portion of His Omnipotence. The unfoldment of your well designed creaturehood is an everlasting unfoldment of magnificent proportions; always will you be transmuting yourself into an ever fuller expression of

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His Existence. By understanding your relationship to the Source, you will be given the power and wisdom to illuminate your consciousness. All love, wisdom, and power reside deep within you, and this Flame of your divinity is meant to be brought forth into your outer activity and use. It is in this way that you will demonstrate your readiness to attain Initiation. This is the greater works, and it is your inheritance to claim and embody. You are intended to become the authority for your own life through the gift of your free will. By living your right identity, understanding and becoming accountable for your godhood, and working each day to express more fully the great Light that you are, you bring that potential into its fuller expression. The Private Writings and Private Dialogues with Michael and the Infinite Mother Spirit are one of the very first steps in your enhanced trust in our association. It is a way to hold an ongoing exchange of instruction, guidance, and energies with Michael, and for him to help you prepare a greater place within your own field of receptivity‌your personal consciousness‌to receive the nectar of radiation from your own higher intelligence. Our Foundation and Societal Fellowship through the worldwide conferences offer a powerful transmission, radiation, and outpouring of the Spirit of Truth Holy Comforter, and this same Holy Comforter is the Spiritual Presence of Christ Michael which is available to you as guidance, protection, and eternal ongoing fellowship with Michael. Even after your physical association here in the flesh ends, hopefully in the culminating completion of the Eternal Embrace, your relationship with Christ Michael will always continue on. As you enter the realms of eternity in this progressive realization and evolutionary journey of existence, your relationship with our Creator Son will continue forevermore. During our more privately held Fellowship with Michael and the Mother Spirit, there is opportunity to ask questions and share your personal concerns and challenges. It is the beginning of a new association; an opportunity to remember the deepest and highest Self within you. With remembrance, blossoms recognition and relationship .. revelation and then realization for the disciples and disciples at Salvington. Regeneration and a complete rejuvenation on all levels of being are a permanent transformation.

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The Private Dialogues with the Creator Son and the Fellowship at Salvington will give to you the support and sustenance, the camaraderie and strengths to focus upon building upward the right understandings and the artful application of our precepts and principles - the Sevenfold Authority and the Core curriculum of the College. Presently, Christ Michael has written a number of books and a virtually endless number of daily lessons through our sites, several private writings online which are continually updated by him, and which you are now able to study and apply. There are also the precepts of Inner Core curriculum of One Humanity . . . the core curriculum offered to private disciples. As a disciple you will have the chance to learn actively and practice some of the Asanas of the Kingdom. This is the drawing down into your personality soul field the Primordial Flame of your own godhood; these asanas are some of the more practical, inherent powers of illumination that reside within you and are intended to be practiced daily with the EEE’s. Even further, for those disciples who wish to take themselves into greater service and ministry while here in this lifetime, there is our Ordained Discipleship curriculum whereby you can progress yourself into being an instrument of the Order of the Great White Brotherhood through our society of ordained ministers at the WHite Lily of Salvington. This is especially helpful for those disciples who wish to become a much more conscious 'Lord of the Flame". Be sure to preview at the end of this letter for all our private and public writings, and may your attainment unto Light be swift and bold with the winds of determination and devotion at your back as you invite each evening the Divine Presence of Christ Michael through the Spirit of Truth Holy Comforter to guide you and bring to you His conviction of love and the pure immaculate desire for God Himself, and as you invite and invoke the Person of the Infinite Spirit of the Paradise Trinity through His personalization in this local universal creation – the Infinite Universe Mother Spirit to enter you with Her Holy Spirit and through the Immortal Host of Heaven, allow the Love of this Perfected Flame of the Mother to quicken and refine yourself unto the fullness of His Grace and Glory, His Power and Protection.

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“Give thine prayer not for the things of this world. Thine Father already knows what ye may desire, and even more so, what ye will need to fulfill his glory and will, his plan of perfection. “Instead, pray for understanding of his way, his approach unto himself, beloveds. Pray for the erasure of your own self-created miseries and misunderstandings that you have perpetrated upon yourself over the lifetimes of experience and evolution. “Pray, that you align with him in all ways, that you learn to become intimately encircuited in His Endowment, that you find the courage and wit to surrender what is unreal by embracing eternity in each daily application of these precepts of Paradise Trinity, and to sacrifice the lesser self for the greater wholeness and healing. Pray, that you discover the strength and fortitude to grow thine character into his cooperative attitudes and understandings. That you build eternal association with Us

the Mother and I; for all is given to you for your progressive evolutionary attainment, and simply

waits upon your ripened understanding and use. “That you build your personal soul alliance with the bestowal Spirit of the Universal Father through thine faithful trust and thine reciprocal spiritual communion and relationship with Him. Thine cooperative concentrated dedication and devotion to His Cause in the expansion of your Light

the inner Kingdom of His reality.

“Pray, that you become filled with His glory and perfection by honoring his law and his approach into freedom and true mastery. That you unleash thine own sovereignty by adhering to the Kingdom of His own Sovereignty and Supremacy. “Pray, that through this reciprocal spiritual communion and relationship of faith and trust, that you birth thine own realizations, thine spiritual insights and divine perceptions of His imminent presence and glory which waits upon thine adherence, thine disciplines, thine obedience and wonder and awe of Him. ”For verily I say unto you, That whosoever shall say unto the struggles and strifes of this world, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the transmutation of light; and shall not doubt in his heart and mind, but shall believe that those things which he saith shall come to pass; he shall bear witness to their transfiguration into light and wholeness, unto healing and forgiveness. “He shall have whatsoever he saith. Therefore I say unto you, what things soever ye desire when ye pray, believe now in this everlasting moment of eternity that ye have received them already, and ye shall have them. For thine faith is the infinite mover ... the animating power, and the transmutative agent that fosters union and manifestation to come about in the spiritualizing and raising activities of human mind and thought and feeling ~Christ Michael of Nebadon

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and the unleashing of the grace and power of the spirit.”


Welcome to Salvington Divinity School Admissions We’re here to guide you through the process of applying to Salvington. It all starts here... You've explored our Universal Family Activities, and feel the Inner Impulse and Divine Direction which has become unveiled in you. You’ve been discovering that Salvington Divinity School is your very next step in life.Everything you need to start your application can be found here, including instructions, deadlines, application requirements, and links to application forms. Before you begin, here are a few things we would like you to know. ●

Salvington welcomes applicants from all backgrounds. We are looking for the best and the brightest students who will take advantage of the one-of-a-kind opportunity available here.

Future Salvington Students will come from very small towns and great urban centers, and from every corner of the world.

Some admitted students will be the first in their cities or towns to attend our college. Many will be already walking in cooperation with the plan for their life and attending to the Divinely inspired collaboration with the law of life. They will be seeking and aspiring towards their candidacy in the fusion of spirit and matter. They will be disciplined in the Universal ideal.

All incoming students will bring unique talents and gifts of every kind to this extraordinary community of candidates preparing for the Eternal Embrace into the Immortal octaves of life .. the candidacy of Universal Citizenship.

Salvington is among a small group of the world’s greatest educational communities throughout the world. Given that we maintain a one year prerequisite in the Universal Family Activities of the Foundation, and another one year of prestudy at Salvington Preparatory, before the student may give their application for candidacy In Salvington Divinity School, we still attract more students than we can accept each year. We simply don’t have enough room in our class for all the students we would like to admit. Our difficult - yet fascinating and rewarding - job is to select those students who have the heart and the readiness to go further into the sublime teachings and divine ideal that we offer. How do we do it? An applicant’s moral character, respect and receptivity, and willingness to learn and grow in leaps and bounds is a portion of their academic strength that is our first consideration. We review each applicant on their own merits independent of any external criteria such as grades, standardized test scores, and evaluations by a counselor and other teachers to determine their academic strength and ability to succeed with our curriculum. The admissions committee also factors in student qualities such as motivation, curiosity, energy, leadership ability, and distinctive talents and internal resources. Ultimately, our goal is to build an extraordinary class of students. If you want to be a part of it, we welcome your application. To get started, please write to us with your intention.

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Embracing the Endowment of Paradise Trinity at Salvington Divinity School There are three distinct spirit circuits in the local universe of Nebadon: 1. The bestowal spirit of the Creator Son, the Comforter, the Spirit of Truth. 2. The spirit circuit of the Divine Minister, the Holy Spirit. 3. The intelligence-ministry circuit, including the more or less unified activities but diverse functioning of the seven adjutant mind-spirits. The seven adjutants have been given the following names: the spirit of ​wisdom, the spirit of ​worship, the spirit of counsel, the spirit of ​knowledge, the spirit of ​courage, the spirit of ​understanding, the spirit of ​intuition — of quick perception. The Divine Minister cooperates with the Creator Son in the formulation of life and the creation of new orders of beings up to the time of his seventh bestowal and, subsequently, after his elevation to the full sovereignty of the universe, continues to collaborate with the Son and the Son’s bestowed spirit in the further work of world ministry and planetary progression. On the inhabited worlds the Spirit begins the work of evolutionary progression, starting with the lifeless material of the realm, first endowing vegetable life, then the animal organisms, then the first orders of human existence; and each succeeding impartation contributes to the further unfolding of the evolutionary potential of planetary life from the initial and primitive stages to the appearance of will creatures. This labor of the Spirit is largely effected through the seven adjutants, the spirits of promise, the unifying and coordinating spirit-mind of the evolving planets, ever and unitedly leading the races of men towards higher ideas and spiritual ideals. Mortal man first experiences the ministry of the Spirit in conjunction with mind when the purely animal mind of evolutionary creatures develops reception capacity for the adjutants of worship and of wisdom. This ministry of the sixth and seventh adjutants indicates mind evolution crossing the threshold of spiritual ministry. And immediately are such minds of worshipand wisdom-function included in the spiritual circuits of the Divine Minister. When mind is thus endowed with the ministry of the Holy Spirit, it possesses the capacity for (consciously or unconsciously) choosing the spiritual presence of the Universal Father — the Thought Adjuster. But it is not until a bestowal Son has liberated

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the Spirit of Truth for planetary ministry to all mortals that all normal minds are automatically prepared for the reception of the Thought Adjusters. The Spirit of Truth works as one with the presence of the spirit of the Divine Minister. This dual spirit liaison hovers over the worlds, seeking to teach truth and to spiritually enlighten the minds of men, to inspire the souls of the creatures of the ascending races, and to lead the peoples dwelling on the evolutionary planets ever towards their Paradise goal of divine destiny. Though the Spirit of Truth is poured out upon all flesh, this spirit of the Son is almost wholly limited in function and power by man’s personal reception of that which constitutes the sum and substance of the mission of the bestowal Son. The Holy Spirit is partly independent of human attitude and partially conditioned by the decisions and co-operation of the will of man. Nevertheless, the ministry of the Holy Spirit becomes increasingly effective in the sanctification and spiritualization of the inner life of those mortals who the more fully o​ bey the divine leadings. As individuals you do not personally possess a segregated portion or entity of the spirit of the Creator Father-Son or the Creative Mother Spirit; these ministries do not contact with, nor indwell, the thinking centers of the individual’s mind as do the Mystery Monitors. Thought Adjusters are definite individualizations of the pre-personal reality of the Universal Father, actually indwelling the mortal mind as a very part of that mind, and they ever work in perfect harmony with the combined spirits of the Creator Son and Creative Spirit. The presence of the Holy Spirit of the Universe Daughter of the Infinite Spirit, of the Spirit of Truth of the Universe Son of the Eternal Son, and of the Adjuster-spirit of the Paradise Father in or with an evolutionary mortal, denotes symmetry of spiritual endowment and ministry and qualifies such a mortal consciously to realize the faith-fact of sonship with God. With the advancing evolution of an inhabited planet and the further spiritualization of its inhabitants, additional spiritual influences may be received by such mature personalities. As mortals progress in mind control and spirit perception, these multiple spirit ministries become more and more co-ordinate in function; they become increasingly blended with the over-ministry of the Paradise Trinity.

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Although Divinity may be plural in manifestation, in human experience Deity is singular, always ​one. Neither is spiritual ministry plural in human experience. Regardless of plurality of origin, all spirit influences are one in function. Indeed they are one, being the spirit ministry of God the Sevenfold in and to the creatures of the grand universe; and as creatures grow in appreciation of, and receptivity for, this unifying ministry of the spirit, it becomes in their experience the ministry of God the Supreme. From the heights of eternal glory the divine Spirit descends, by a long series of steps, to meet you as you are and where you are and then, in the partnership of faith, lovingly to embrace the soul of mortal origin and to embark on the sure and certain retracement of those steps of condescension, never stopping until the evolutionary soul is safely exalted to the very heights of bliss from which the divine Spirit originally sallied forth on this mission of mercy and ministry. Spiritual forces unerringly seek and attain their own original levels. Having gone out from the Eternal, they are certain to return thereto, bringing with them all those children of time and space who have espoused the leading and teaching of the indwelling Adjuster, those who have been truly “born of the Spirit,” the faith sons of God. The divine Spirit is the source of continual ministry and encouragement to the children of men. Your power and achievement is “according to his mercy, through the renewing of the Spirit.” Spiritual life, like physical energy, is consumed. Spiritual effort results in relative spiritual exhaustion. The whole ascendant experience is real as well as spiritual; therefore, it is truly written, “It is the Spirit that quickens.” “The Spirit gives life.” The dead theory of even the highest religious doctrines is powerless to transform human character or to control mortal behavior. What the world of today needs is the truth which your teacher of old declared: “Not in word only but also in power and in the Holy Spirit.” The seed of theoretical truth is dead, the highest moral concepts without effect, unless and until the divine Spirit breathes upon the forms of truth and quickens the formulas of righteousness.

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Those who have received and recognized the indwelling of God have been born of the Spirit. “You are the temple of God, and the spirit of God dwells in you.” It is not enough that this spirit be poured out upon you; the divine Spirit must dominate and control every phase of human experience. It is the presence of the divine Spirit, the water of life that prevents the consuming thirst of mortal discontent and that indescribable hunger of the unspiritualized human mind. Spirit-motivated beings “never thirst, for this spiritual water shall be in them a well of satisfaction springing up into life everlasting.” Such divinely watered souls are all but independent of material environment as regards the joys of living and the satisfactions of earthly existence. They are spiritually illuminated and refreshed, morally strengthened and endowed. In every mortal there exists a dual nature: the inheritance of animal tendencies and the high urge of spirit endowment. During this short lifetime that you are presently living within, these two diverse and opposing urges can seldom be fully reconciled; they can hardly be harmonized and unified; but throughout your lifetime the combined Spirit ever ministers to assist you in subjecting the flesh more and more to the leading of the Spirit. Even though you must live your material life through, even though you cannot escape the body and its necessities, nonetheless, in purpose and ideals you are empowered increasingly to subject the animal nature to the mastery of the Spirit. There truly exists within you a conspiracy of spiritual forces, a confederation of divine powers, whose exclusive purpose is to affect your final deliverance from material bondage and finite handicaps. The purpose of all this ministration is, “That you may be strengthened with power through His spirit in the inner man.” And all this represents but the preliminary steps to the final attainment of the perfection of faith and service, that experience wherein you shall be “filled with all the fullness of God,” “for all those who are led by the spirit of God are the sons of God.” The Spirit never ​drives, only leads. If you are a willing learner, if you want to attain spirit levels and reach divine heights, if you sincerely desire to reach the eternal goal, then the divine Spirit will gently and lovingly lead you along the pathway of sonship

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and spiritual progress. Every step you take must be one of willingness, intelligent and cheerful cooperation. The domination of the Spirit is never tainted with coercion nor compromised by compulsion. And when such a life of spirit guidance is freely and intelligently accepted, there gradually develops within the human mind a positive consciousness of divine contact and assurance of spirit communion; sooner or later “the Spirit bears witness with your spirit (the Adjuster) that you are a child of God.” Already has your own Thought Adjuster told you of your kinship to God so that the record testifies that the Spirit bears witness ​“with your spirit,” not ​to your spirit. The consciousness of the spirit domination of a human life is presently attended by an increasing exhibition of the characteristics of the Spirit in the life reactions of such a spirit-led mortal, “for the fruits of the spirit are love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, and temperance.” Such spirit-guided and divinely illuminated mortals, while they yet tread the lowly paths of toil and in human faithfulness perform the duties of their earthly assignments, have already begun to discern the lights of eternal life as they glimmer on the faraway shores of another world; already have they begun to comprehend the reality of that inspiring and comforting truth, “The kingdom of God is not meat and drink but righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit.” And throughout every trial and in the presence of every hardship, spirit-born souls are sustained by that hope which transcends all fear because the love of God is shed abroad in all hearts by the presence of the divine Spirit. From the heights of eternal glory the divine Spirit descends, by a long series of steps, to meet you as you are and where you are and then, in the partnership of faith, lovingly to embrace the soul of mortal origin and to embark on the sure and certain retracement of those steps of condescension, never stopping until the evolutionary soul is safely exalted to the very heights of bliss from which the divine Spirit originally sallied forth on this mission of mercy and ministry. Even before this particular planetary civilization was given birth into the Solar System, our local universe was well developed in its administration and ministry towards evolutionary creatures evolving in time and space creation. Our universe and its initial founding principles, precepts, and presence had already began immortalizing its eloquent vision of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. The many colleges at our headquarters world were instilling similar values and the eternal strategies of Paradise

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in its sons and daughters of light. Since our founding, generations of souls have sought education and enlightenment, freedom and illumination in a dedicated pursuit of knowledge and mastery skills. Salvington is committed to the ideal of educating students in the divine science of law and order, and the divine art of its application, obedience, disciplines, and directives through which students learn to harness the powers of the free will and creative divine impulses, thinking and learning across disciplines having to do with the Self Conscious Command of their own Governing Consciousness, literally liberating or freeing the mind and soul, the personality and physical body to its fullest potential. The essence of such an education is not what you study but the result which is its soul mastery – gaining the ability and divine authority, the power and right to foster relationship with the Universal Father, the Sons of the Eternal Son, and the Universe Mother Spirit personalization of the Infinite Spirit Person of Paradise Trinity Source. Relationship with God brings forth from the human being the realization of their inherent and natural divine potentials to realize the value and priority of their indwelling Life, to intellectually crave association with Us, to open up to the eternal attitudes and the everlasting avenues of our association. Relationship with the Father is relationship with the Creator Son Michael and the Universe Mother. All is One Deity with varied functions and expressions. Students at Salvington begin to intellectually incorporate the correct concepts and ideas pertaining to God, His way, His Truth, and the constructive use of His Life. Students are offered a practical working of those precepts, principles, and the primordial awareness to think accurately about God the Father, to apply critically and constructively Our approach into Light and Life by inviting the descent of the Universal Stream of Love, the Holy Spirit, to enter into their evolutionary progression. In truth, there is no progress without the invitation to this Trinity association and endowment of Paradise. Students are those individuals who aspire to the greatness of God’s nature, character, His eternal understandings and attitudes, and His will and plan to expand the Kingdom of His Life into and throughout all creatures and things. Studentship at Salvington teaches an independence and an accountability, to masters the Life Force Presence of their own existence, and through the reasoning spiritual force of intelligence, to act with righteousness in their free will creative powers in communicating clearly and with

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tenacity and determination their God given decisions to build with the Spirit of the Paradise Father, an inner soul foundation for all lifetimes. There is no specific class you have to take at Salvington, but you are required to learn broadly and deeply. Depth is covered in your major. Breadth is covered in seven study areas of mastery and learning (the righteous and constructive use of the powers of free will at one with the Father, the proper understanding of the natural laws of existence and their application towards your freedom, the divine mirror of life and its gift of sight and hearing in order to precipitate and etherealize, the individual master of manifestation which blends eternally the Paradise Thought Adjuster Spirit of the Father with the body, mind, personality, and soul, the emancipation of the intellectual understandings of Our precepts and principles, Our powers and potencies to entering into the Kingdom of Heaven by expanding the human will and personal mind into the more cosmic citizenship of the universal; this offers the student a training ground from which to measure their progressions by overwhelming their weakness and smallness, the divine and eternal beatitudes which are the staple by which the disciple will be able to expand their human will into the divine will by growing their character and understanding the eternal priorities and attitudes of the Infinite, and lastly, the techniques and strategies of cultivating depth and broadness in their relationship with the Fatherhood of God and the Brotherhood of Mankind, even to that universal population of mankind that surpasses the populations of the earth. Relationship, realization, and revelation are the tapestries by which all progress evolves and expands. The students will endeavor to grow these avenues of their mind and soul, their body and person.) Whereas, colleges and universities of the earth have sought over the centuries to teach the humanities and arts, the sciences, and the social sciences, and the three skill areas of writing, quantitative reasoning, and foreign language; a Salvington education instills in the souls of its students the values, attitudes, goals of understanding their own progression, the divine creative skills and powers to blossom in light and life, the eternal verities which are the eternal components of real and true religious knowledge they need to embrace the eternal gradually and with composure and equilibrium by pursuing an inspiring and revelatory service with Self and all others in the Kingdom of Humanity. To take joy in our disciplines is to broaden the

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horizons of all and every lifetime of learning, and to lead successful and meaningful lives while the student prepares to become a candidate of the Eternal Embrace of the ages.

Choosing the Higher Life Salvington encourages students to let the decision about choosing the higher life become gradual and natural and so, it is our support and association that grows in the student a mature gravitation towards their decision to expand their own human will into the limitless will, nature, and identity of the Eternal God. This decision will be shaped by and grow from their academic experiences here. In most of the areas of study, there are few prerequisites, which means a variety of these areas of study being offered are likely to position students well for advanced study in these disciplines. The divine science, its natural engineering and application in the student’s life and world, and the constructive use of consciousness and character in learning to become the Self Directive Governing Presence require over time more careful planning and the fortitude to withstand all periods of disequilibrium in the pursuit of greater equilibrium which has built its foundation upon the ‘rock’ of Spirit. During freshman year of Our association, students lay the groundwork for these major arcane, those areas of foundational support and growth which will build the necessary groundwork to advance. At Salvington, students are encouraged to allow the learning curve of their association with Us to be a natural movement over time and space by beginning a sequence of courses or foci that must be taken in a specified order throughout their years of study.

Desire, Dedication, Determination, Discipleship, Discernment, and Divine Descent and Distribution Requirements Unlike liberal arts curriculums that institute core classes to enforce breadth of study, Salvington’s system of distributional requirements means students choose to give application each day to the development of their creative free will by learning to embrace eternity – changing the densities of the limitation in their human experience into the unlimited light. This transmutation occurs over time from among the hundreds of thousands of moments by which they are learning to focus their energies into activities that build up the eternal values and priorities while more easily being able to manage their worldly

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affairs. In a worldly focused college experience, the humanities, social science, and natural science courses are offered to students to better prepare them for society. At Salvington, throughout their formative freshman years, our approach allows students to become more adept and masterful at not only advancing in their preparations for society by shaping their capacity to be ‘in the world, yet not of the declining and degenerating trends and tendencies’ that the worldly-minded foster, but to prepare them for living within God’s will, His World, and functioning more adeptly in His way. This approach ensures a diverse and broadly sculpted individuality which becomes the Individualization of the Supreme God in expression. The intellectual pursuits for all Salvington students in understanding our precepts and principles of the Paradise Trinity matures with acceleration the soul’s own natural capacities for union with the Spirit of the Father, while encouraging disciplines and the right determinations to succeed in the worlds of the Kingdom of Heaven. The college is offering students the opportunity to generate true inner and outer flexibility and freedom to expand on individual interests and their divine gifts, explore new curiosities in the attainment of realization and revelations of their own soul nature, and take academic risks in applying the divine art of this infinite and eternal science of the universes.

Classes and Conferences for the Salvington Disciple bring Illumination to the Soul and Personality Salvington is one of the only educational fellowships in the world that lets you explore intimately our precepts and principles for your own undertaking success. The challenge of course is not in the authenticity and efficacy of these precepts and principles, but in the students applied devotion and dedication in compelling them to work for him and her in their own life circumstances. During the exploration time with our precepts, students may meet with academic advisors to sort through a breathtaking quality of academic opportunity in the righteous use of their creative inner genius and free will decisions and choices. They gather together with the Creator Father Son and Creative Mother Spirit at certain intervals in their fellowship education with them to collaboratively tackle the art of this divine science in fulfilling the law and living the divine will and identity. Salvington’s accelerated education at the College is a place wherein the disciple…the student of these divine principles and

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precepts build their character and consciousness with dignity and honor while sitting in on lectures or seminars to get a feel for the teaching of Christ Michael, the class dynamics, and the subject matter that offers to the student an intellectual emancipation that far surpasses all other educational formats, while gifting them with the necessary spiritual illumination that raises all things unto God’s glory and divine honor. Gradually step by divinely ordained step, the disciple becomes aligned and available to receive in greater strengths and fuller portions the inheritance of their own godhood as each semester unravels and unfolds. Practically speaking, this time of exploration offers the dedicated student a victory of personal empowerment in learning to follow and unleash their own sovereignty by becoming at one vibrational and in frequency association with their own godhood Self … the Spirit of the bestowed Father of Existence. Initially, it is a time giving students the chance to craft their most fulfilling academic semester, as they gravitate and rearrange things to become more greatly receptive to the Water of Life which the College brings forth for each student. Philosophically, the practice of this exploration and gradual unfoldment in understanding upholds Salvington’s commitment to each student – to challenge, expand, and ultimately better understand the life of one’s own mind through our undergraduate study.

Pure and True Religious Experience builds the Disciple’s Faith and Intimate Trust in the Universe Religion, as a human experience, ranges from the primitive fear slavery of the evolving savage up to the sublime and magnificent faith liberty of those civilized mortals who are superbly conscious of sonship with the eternal God. Religion is the ancestor of the advanced ethics and morals of progressive social evolution. But religion, as such, is not merely a moral movement, albeit the outward and social manifestations of religion are mightily influenced by the ethical and moral momentum of human society. Always is religion the inspiration of man’s evolving nature, but it is not the secret of that evolution. Religion, the conviction-faith of the personality, can always triumph over the superficially contradictory logic of despair born in the unbelieving material mind. There really is a true and genuine inner voice, that “true light which lights every man who

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comes into the world.” And this spirit leading is distinct from the ethical prompting of human conscience. The feeling of religious assurance is more than an emotional feeling. The assurance of religion transcends the reason of the mind, even the logic of philosophy. Religion ​is faith, trust, and assurance.

True Religion True religion is not a system of philosophic belief which can be reasoned out and substantiated by natural proofs, neither is it a fantastic and mystic experience of indescribable feelings of ecstasy which can be enjoyed only by the romantic devotees of mysticism. Religion is not the product of reason, but viewed from within, it is altogether reasonable. Religion is not derived from the logic of human philosophy, but as a mortal experience it is altogether logical. Religion is the experiencing of divinity in the consciousness of a moral being of evolutionary origin; it represents true experience with eternal realities in time, the realization of spiritual satisfactions while yet in the flesh. The Thought Adjuster has no special mechanism through which to gain self-expression; there is no mystic religious faculty for the reception or expression of religious emotions. These experiences are made available through the naturally ordained mechanism of mortal mind. And therein lies one explanation of the Adjuster’s difficulty in engaging in direct communication with the material mind of its constant indwelling. The divine spirit makes contact with mortal man, not by feelings or emotions, but in the realm of the highest and most spiritualized thinking. It is your ​thoughts, not your feelings, that lead you Godward. The divine nature may be perceived only with the eyes of the mind. But the mind that really discerns God, hears the indwelling Adjuster, is the pure mind. “Without holiness no man may see the Lord.” All such inner and spiritual communion is termed spiritual insight. Such religious experiences result from the impress made upon the mind of man by the combined operations of the Adjuster and the Spirit of Truth as they function amid and upon the ideas, ideals, insights, and spirit strivings of the evolving sons of God. Religion lives and prospers, then, not by sight and feeling, but rather by faith and insight. It consists not in the discovery of new facts or in the finding of a unique experience, but rather in the discovery of new and spiritual ​meanings in facts already 123


well known to mankind. The highest religious experience is not dependent on prior acts of belief, tradition, and authority; neither is religion the offspring of sublime feelings and purely mystical emotions. It is, rather, a profoundly deep and actual experience of spiritual communion with the spirit influences resident within the human mind, and as far as such an experience is definable in terms of psychology, it is simply the experience of experiencing the reality of believing in God as the reality of such a purely personal experience. While religion is not the product of the rationalistic speculations of a material cosmology, it is, nonetheless, the creation of a wholly rational insight which originates in man’s mind-experience. Religion is born neither of mystic meditations nor of isolated contemplations, albeit it is ever more or less mysterious and always indefinable and inexplicable in terms of purely intellectual reason and philosophic logic. The germs of true religion originate in the domain of man’s moral consciousness, and they are revealed in the growth of man’s spiritual insight, that faculty of human personality which accrues as a consequence of the presence of the God-revealing Thought Adjuster in the God-hungry mortal mind. Faith unites moral insight with conscientious discriminations of values, and the pre-existent evolutionary sense of duty completes the ancestry of true religion. The experience of religion eventually results in the certain consciousness of God and in the undoubted assurance of the survival of the believing personality. Thus it may be seen that religious longings and spiritual urges are not of such a nature as would merely lead men to w ​ ant to believe in God, but rather are they of such nature and power that men are profoundly impressed with the conviction that they ought to believe in God. The sense of evolutionary duty and the obligations consequent upon the illumination of revelation make such a profound impression upon man’s moral nature that he finally reaches that position of mind and that attitude of soul where he concludes that he ​has no right not to believe in God. The higher and superphilosophic wisdom of such enlightened and disciplined individuals ultimately instructs them that to doubt God or distrust his goodness would be to prove untrue to the ​realest and ​deepest thing within the human mind and soul — the divine Adjuster.

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The Fact of Religion The fact of religion consists wholly in the religious experience of rational and average human beings. And this is the only sense in which religion can ever be regarded as scientific or even psychological. The proof that revelation is revelation is this same fact of human experience: the fact that revelation does synthesize the apparently divergent sciences of nature and the theology of religion into a consistent and logical universe philosophy, a coordinated and unbroken explanation of both science and religion, thus creating a harmony of mind and satisfaction of spirit which answers in human experience those questionings of the mortal mind which craves to know ​how the Infinite works out his will and plans in matter, with minds, and on spirit. Reason is the method of science; faith is the method of religion; logic is the attempted technique of philosophy. Revelation compensates for the absence of the soul/soul viewpoint by providing a technique for achieving unity in the comprehension of the reality and relationships of matter and spirit by the mediation of mind. And true revelation never renders science unnatural, religion unreasonable, or philosophy illogical. Reason, through the study of science, may lead back through nature to a First Cause, but it requires religious faith to transform the First Cause of science into a God of salvation; and revelation is further required for the validation of such a faith, such spiritual insight. There are two basic reasons for believing in a God who fosters human survival: 1. Human experience, personal assurance, the somehow registered hope and trust initiated by the indwelling Thought Adjuster. 2. The revelation of truth, whether by direct personal ministry of the Spirit of Truth, by the world bestowal of divine Sons, or through the revelations of the written word. Science ends its reason-search in the hypothesis of a First Cause. Religion does not stop in its flight of faith until it is sure of a God of salvation. The discriminating study of science logically suggests the reality and existence of an Absolute. Religion believes unreservedly in the existence and reality of a God who fosters personality survival. What metaphysics fails utterly in

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doing, and what even philosophy fails partially in doing, revelation does; that is, affirms that this First Cause of science and religion’s God of salvation are ​one and the same Deity. Reason is the proof of science, faith the proof of religion, logic the proof of philosophy, but revelation is validated only by human ​experience. Science yields knowledge; religion yields happiness; philosophy yields unity; revelation confirms the experiential harmony of this triune approach to universal reality. The contemplation of nature can only reveal a God of nature, a God of motion. Nature exhibits only matter, motion, and animation — life. Matter plus energy, under certain conditions, is manifested in living forms, but while natural life is thus relatively continuous as a phenomenon, it is wholly transient as to individualities. Nature does not afford ground for logical belief in human-personality survival. The religious man who finds God in nature has already and first found this same personal God in his own soul. Faith reveals God in the soul. Revelation, the substitute for soul/soul insight on an evolutionary world, enables man to see the same God in nature that faith exhibits in his soul. Thus does revelation successfully bridge the gulf between the material and the spiritual, even between the creature and the Creator, between man and God. The contemplation of nature does logically point in the direction of intelligent guidance, even living supervision, but it does not in any satisfactory manner reveal a personal God. On the other hand, nature discloses nothing which would preclude the universe from being looked upon as the handiwork of the God of religion. God cannot be found through nature alone, but man having otherwise found him, the study of nature becomes wholly consistent with a higher and more spiritual interpretation of the universe. Revelation as an epochal phenomenon is periodic; as a personal human experience it is continuous. Divinity functions in mortal personality as the Adjuster gift of the Father, as the Spirit of Truth of the Son, and as the Holy Spirit of the Universe Spirit, while these three supermortal endowments are unified in human experiential evolution as the ministry of the Supreme.

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True religion is an insight into reality, the faith-child of the moral consciousness, and not a mere intellectual assent to any body of dogmatic doctrines. True religion consists in the experience that “the Spirit itself bears witness with our spirit that we are the children of God.” Religion consists not in theologic propositions but in spiritual insight and the sublimity of the soul’s trust. Your deepest nature — the divine Adjuster — creates within you a hunger and thirst for righteousness, a certain craving for divine perfection. Religion is the faith act of the recognition of this inner urge to divine attainment; and thus is brought about that soul trust and assurance of which you become conscious as the way of salvation, the technique of the survival of personality and all those values which you have come to look upon as being true and good. The realization of religion never has been, and never will be, dependent on great learning or clever logic. It is spiritual insight, and that is just the reason why some of the world’s greatest religious teachers, even the prophets, have sometimes possessed so little of the wisdom of the world. Religious faith is available alike to the learned and the unlearned. Religion must ever be its own critic and judge; it can never be observed, much less understood, from the outside. Your only assurance of a personal God consists in your own insight as to your belief in, and experience with, things spiritual. To all of your fellows who have had a similar experience, no argument about the personality or reality of God is necessary, while to all other men who are not thus sure of God no possible argument could ever be truly convincing. Psychology may indeed attempt to study the phenomena of religious reactions to the social environment, but never can it hope to penetrate to the real and inner motives and workings of religion. Only theology, the province of faith and the technique of revelation, can afford any sort of intelligent account of the nature and content of religious experience.

The Characteristics of Religion Religion is so vital that it persists in the absence of learning. It lives in spite of its contamination with erroneous cosmologies and false philosophies; it survives even the confusion of metaphysics. In and through all the historic vicissitudes of religion

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there ever persists that which is indispensable to human progress and survival: the ethical conscience and the moral consciousness. Faith-insight, or spiritual intuition, is the endowment of the cosmic mind in association with the Thought Adjuster, which is the Father’s gift to man. Spiritual reason, soul intelligence, is the endowment of the Holy Spirit, the Creative Spirit’s gift to man. Spiritual philosophy, the wisdom of spirit realities, is the endowment of the Spirit of Truth, the combined gift of the bestowal Sons to the children of men. And the co-ordination and interassociation of these spirit endowments constitute man a spirit personality in potential destiny. It is this same spirit personality, in primitive and embryonic form, the Adjuster possession of which survives the natural death in the flesh. This composite entity of spirit origin in association with human experience is enabled, by means of the living way provided by the divine Sons, to survive (in Adjuster custody) the dissolution of the material self of mind and matter when such a transient partnership of the material and the spiritual is divorced by the cessation of vital motion. Through religious faith the soul of man reveals itself and demonstrates the potential divinity of its emerging nature by the characteristic manner in which it induces the mortal personality to react to certain trying intellectual and testing social situations. Genuine spiritual faith (true moral consciousness) is revealed in that it: 1. Causes ethics and morals to progress despite inherent and adverse animalistic tendencies. 2. Produces a sublime trust in the goodness of God even in the face of bitter disappointment and crushing defeat. 3. Generates profound courage and confidence despite natural adversity and physical calamity. 4. Exhibits inexplicable poise and sustaining tranquility notwithstanding baffling diseases and even acute physical suffering. 5. Maintains a mysterious poise and composure of personality in the face of maltreatment and the rankest injustice.

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6. Maintains a divine trust in ultimate victory in spite of the cruelties of seemingly blind fate and the apparent utter indifference of natural forces to human welfare. 7. Persists in the unswerving belief in God despite all contrary demonstrations of logic and successfully withstands all other intellectual sophistries. 8. Continues to exhibit undaunted faith in the soul’s survival regardless of the deceptive teachings of false science and the persuasive delusions of unsound philosophy. 9. Lives and triumphs irrespective of the crushing overload of the complex and partial civilizations of modern times. 10. Contributes to the continued survival of altruism in spite of human selfishness, social antagonisms, industrial greeds, and political maladjustments. 11. Steadfastly adheres to a sublime belief in universe unity and divine guidance regardless of the perplexing presence of evil and sin. 12. Goes right on worshiping God in spite of anything and everything. Dares to declare, “Even though he slay me, yet will I serve him.” We know, then, by three phenomena, that man has a divine spirit or spirits dwelling within him: first, by personal experience — religious faith; second, by revelation — personal and racial; and third, by the amazing exhibition of such extraordinary and unnatural reactions to his material environment as are illustrated by the foregoing recital of twelve spirit-like performances in the presence of the actual and trying situations of real human existence. And there are still others. And it is just such a vital and vigorous performance of faith in the domain of religion that entitles mortal man to affirm the personal possession and spiritual reality of that crowning endowment of human nature, religious experience.

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The Limitations of Revelation Because your world is generally ignorant of origins, even of physical origins, it has appeared to be wise from time to time to provide instruction in cosmology. And always has this made trouble for the future. The laws of revelation hamper us greatly by their proscription of the impartation of unearned or premature knowledge. Any cosmology presented as a part of revealed religion is destined to be outgrown in a very short time. Accordingly, future students of such a revelation are tempted to discard any element of genuine religious truth it may contain because they discover errors on the face of the associated cosmologies therein presented. Mankind should understand that we who participate in the revelation of truth are very rigorously limited by the instructions of our superiors. We are not at liberty to anticipate the scientific discoveries of a thousand years. Revelators must act in accordance with the instructions which form a part of the revelation mandate. We see no way of overcoming this difficulty, either now or at any future time. We full well know that, while the historic facts and religious truths of this series of revelatory presentations will stand on the records of the ages to come, within a few short years many of our statements regarding the physical sciences will stand in need of revision in consequence of additional scientific developments and new discoveries. These new developments we even now foresee, but we are forbidden to include such humanly undiscovered facts in the revelatory records. Let it be made clear that revelations are not necessarily inspired. The cosmology of these revelations is n​ ot inspired. It is limited by our permission for the co-ordination and sorting of present-day knowledge. While divine or spiritual insight is a gift, ​human wisdom must evolve. Truth is always a revelation: auto-revelation when it emerges as a result of the work of the indwelling Adjuster; epochal revelation when it is presented by the function of some other celestial agency, group, or personality. In the last analysis, religion is to be judged by its fruits, according to the manner and the extent to which it exhibits its own inherent and divine excellence.

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Truth may be but relatively inspired, even though revelation is invariably a spiritual phenomenon. While statements with reference to cosmology are never inspired, such revelations are of immense value in that they at least transiently clarify knowledge by: 1. The reduction of confusion by the authoritative elimination of error. 2. The co-ordination of known or about-to-be-known facts and observations. 3. The restoration of important bits of lost knowledge concerning epochal transactions in the distant past. 4. The supplying of information which will fill in vital missing gaps in otherwise earned knowledge. 5. Presenting cosmic data in such a manner as to illuminate the spiritual teachings contained in the accompanying revelation.

Religion Expanded by Revelation Revelation is a technique whereby ages upon ages of time are saved in the necessary work of sorting and sifting the errors of evolution from the truths of spirit acquirement. Science deals with ​facts; religion is concerned only with ​values. Through enlightened philosophy the mind endeavors to unite the meanings of both facts and values, thereby arriving at a concept of complete ​reality. Remember that science is the domain of knowledge, philosophy the realm of wisdom, and religion the sphere of the faith experience. But religion, nonetheless, presents two phases of manifestation: 1. Evolutionary religion. The experience of primitive worship, the religion which is a mind derivative. 2. Revealed religion. The universe attitude which is a spirit derivative; the assurance of, and belief in, the conservation of eternal realities, the survival of personality, and the eventual attainment of the cosmic Deity, whose purpose has made all this

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possible. It is a part of the plan of the universe that, sooner or later, evolutionary religion is destined to receive the spiritual expansion of revelation. Both science and religion start out with the assumption of certain generally accepted bases for logical deductions. So, also, must philosophy start its career upon the assumption of the reality of three things: 1. The material body. 2. The supermaterial phase of the human being, the soul or even the indwelling spirit. 3. The human mind, the mechanism for intercommunication and interassociation between spirit and matter, between the material and the spiritual. Scientists assemble facts, philosophers co-ordinate ideas, while prophets exalt ideals. Feeling and emotion are invariable concomitants of religion, but they are not religion. Religion may be the feeling of experience, but it is hardly the experience of feeling. Neither logic (rationalization) nor emotion (feeling) is essentially a part of religious experience, although both may variously be associated with the exercise of faith in the furtherance of spiritual insight into reality, all according to the status and temperamental tendency of the individual mind. Evolutionary religion is the outworking of the endowment of the local universe mind adjutant charged with the creation and fostering of the worship trait in evolving man. Such primitive religions are directly concerned with ethics and morals, the sense of human ​duty. Such religions are predicated on the assurance of conscience and result in the stabilization of relatively ethical civilizations. Personally revealed religions are sponsored by the bestowal spirits representing the three persons of the Paradise Trinity and are especially concerned with the expansion of ​truth. Evolutionary religion drives home to the individual the idea of personal duty; revealed religion lays increasing emphasis on loving, the golden rule.

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Evolved religion rests wholly on faith. Revelation has the additional assurance of its expanded presentation of the truths of divinity and reality and the still more valuable testimony of the actual experience which accumulates in consequence of the practical working union of the faith of evolution and the truth of revelation. Such a working union of human faith and divine truth constitutes the possession of a character well on the road to the actual acquirement of a soul personality. Evolutionary religion provides only the assurance of faith and the confirmation of conscience; revelatory religion provides the assurance of faith plus the truth of a living experience in the realities of revelation. The third step in religion, or the third phase of the experience of religion, has to do with the soul state, the firmer grasp of mota. Increasingly in the soul progression the truths of revealed religion are expanded; more and more you will know the truth of supreme values, divine goodnesses, universal relationships, eternal realities, and ultimate destinies. Increasingly throughout the soul progression the assurance of truth replaces the assurance of faith. When you are finally mustered into the actual spirit world, then will the assurances of pure spirit insight operate in the place of faith and truth or, rather, in conjunction with, and superimposed upon, these former techniques of personality assurance. Progressive Religious Experience The soul phase of revealed religion has to do with the e​ xperience of survival, and its great urge is the attainment of spirit perfection. There also is present the higher urge of worship, associated with an impelling call to increased ethical service. Soul insight entails an ever-expanding consciousness of the Sevenfold, the Supreme, and even the Ultimate. Throughout all religious experience, from its earliest inception on the material level up to the time of the attainment of full spirit status, the Adjuster is the secret of the personal realization of the reality of the existence of the Supreme; and this same Adjuster also holds the secrets of your faith in the transcendental attainment of the Ultimate. The experiential personality of evolving man, united to the Adjuster essence of the existential God, constitutes the potential completion of supreme existence and is inherently the basis for the superfinite eventuation of transcendental personality.

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Moral will embraces decisions based on reasoned knowledge, augmented by wisdom, and sanctioned by religious faith. Such choices are acts of moral nature and evidence the existence of moral personality, the forerunner of soul personality and eventually of true spirit status. The evolutionary type of knowledge is but the accumulation of protoplasmic memory material; this is the most primitive form of creature consciousness. Wisdom embraces the ideas formulated from protoplasmic memory in process of association and recombination, and such phenomena differentiate human mind from mere animal mind. Animals have knowledge, but only man possesses wisdom capacity. Truth is made accessible to the wisdom-endowed individual by the bestowal on such a mind of the spirits of the Father and the Sons, the Thought Adjuster and the Spirit of Truth. Christ Michael, when bestowed here previously, lived under the reign of evolutionary religion up to the time of his baptism. From that moment up to and including the event of his crucifixion he carried forward his work by the combined guidance of evolutionary and revealed religion. From the morning of his resurrection until his ascension he traversed the manifold phases of the soul life of mortal transition from the world of matter to that of spirit. After his ascension Michael became master of the experience of Supremacy, the realization of the Supreme; and being the one person in Nebadon possessed of unlimited capacity to experience the reality of the Supreme, he forthwith attained to the status of the sovereignty of supremacy in and to his local universe. With man, the eventual fusion and resultant oneness with the indwelling Adjuster — the personality synthesis of man and the essence of God — constitute him, in potential, a living part of the Supreme and insure for such a onetime mortal being the eternal birthright of the endless pursuit of finality of universe service for and with the Supreme. Revelation teaches mortal man that, to start such a magnificent and intriguing adventure through space by means of the progression of time, he should begin by the organization of knowledge into idea-decisions; next, mandate wisdom to labor unremittingly at its noble task of transforming self-possessed ideas into increasingly practical but nonetheless supernal ideals, even those concepts which are so reasonable as ideas and so logical as ideals that the Adjuster dares so to combine and spiritize them as to render them available for such association in the finite mind as will constitute them the actual human

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complement thus made ready for the action of the Truth Spirit of the Sons, the time-space manifestations of Paradise truth — universal truth. The co-ordination of idea-decisions, logical ideals, and divine truth constitutes the possession of a righteous character, the prerequisite for mortal admission to the ever-expanding and increasingly spiritual realities of the soul worlds. The teachings of Jesus constituted the first religious perspective which so fully embraced a harmonious coordination of knowledge, wisdom, faith, truth, and love as completely and simultaneously to provide temporal tranquility, intellectual certainty, moral enlightenment, philosophic stability, ethical sensitivity, God-consciousness, and the positive assurance of personal survival. The faith of Jesus pointed the way to finality of human salvation, to the ultimate of mortal universe attainment, since it provided for: 1. Salvation from material fetters in the personal realization of sonship with God, who is spirit. 2. Salvation from intellectual bondage: man shall know the truth, and the truth shall set him free. 3. Salvation from spiritual blindness, the human realization of the fraternity of mortal beings, and the soul awareness of the brotherhood of all universe creatures; the service-discovery of spiritual reality and the ministry-revelation of the goodness of spirit values. 4. Salvation from incompleteness of self through the attainment of the spirit levels of the universe and through the eventual realization of the harmony of Havona and the perfection of Paradise. 5. Salvation from self, deliverance from the limitations of self-consciousness through the attainment of the cosmic levels of the Supreme mind and by co-ordination with the attainments of all other self-conscious beings. 6. Salvation from time, the achievement of an eternal life of unending progression in God-recognition and God-service. 7. Salvation from the finite, the perfected oneness with Deity in and through the Supreme by which the creature attempts the transcendental discovery of the Ultimate on the postfinaliter levels of the absonite.

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Such a sevenfold salvation is the equivalent of the completeness and perfection of the realization of the ultimate experience of the Universal Father. And all this, in potential, is contained within the reality of the faith of the human experience of religion. And it can be so contained since the faith of Jesus was nourished by, and was revelatory of, even realities beyond the ultimate; the faith of Jesus approached the status of a universe absolute insofar as such is possible of manifestation in the evolving cosmos of time and space. Through the appropriation of the faith of Jesus, mortal man can foretaste in time the realities of eternity. Jesus made the discovery, in human experience, of the Final Father, and his brothers in the flesh of mortal life can follow him along this same experience of Father discovery. They can even attain, as they are, the same satisfaction in this experience with the Father as did Jesus as he was. New potentials were actualized in the universe of Nebadon consequent upon the terminal bestowal of Michael, and one of these was the new illumination of the path of eternity that leads to the Father of all, and which can be traversed even by the mortals of material flesh and blood in the initial life on the planets of space. Jesus was and is the new and living way whereby man can come into the divine inheritance which the Father has decreed shall be his for but the asking. In Jesus there is abundantly demonstrated both the beginnings and endings of the faith experience of humanity, even of divine humanity.

A Personal Philosophy of Religion An idea is only a theoretical plan for action, while a positive decision is a validated plan of action. A stereotype is a plan of action accepted without validation. The materials out of which to build a personal philosophy of religion are derived from both the inner and the environmental experience of the individual. The social status, economic conditions, educational opportunities, moral trends, institutional influences, political developments, racial tendencies, and the religious teachings of one’s time and place all become factors in the formulation of a personal philosophy of religion. Even the inherent temperament and intellectual bent markedly determine the pattern of religious philosophy. Vocation, marriage, and kindred all influence the evolution of one’s personal standards of life.

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A philosophy of religion evolves out of a basic growth of ideas plus experimental living as both are modified by the tendency to imitate associates. The soundness of philosophic conclusions depends on keen, honest, and discriminating thinking in connection with sensitivity to meanings and accuracy of evaluation. Moral cowards never achieve high planes of philosophic thinking; it requires courage to invade new levels of experience and to attempt the exploration of unknown realms of intellectual living. Presently new systems of values come into existence; new formulations of principles and standards are achieved; habits and ideals are reshaped; some idea of a personal God is attained, followed by enlarging concepts of relationship thereto. The great difference between a religious and a nonreligious philosophy of living consists in the nature and level of recognized values and in the object of loyalties. There are four phases in the evolution of religious philosophy: Such an experience may become merely conformative, resigned to submission to tradition and authority. Or it may be satisfied with slight attainments, just enough to stabilize the daily living, and therefore becomes early arrested on such an adventitious level. Such mortals believe in letting well enough alone. A third group progress to the level of logical intellectuality but there stagnate in consequence of cultural slavery. It is indeed pitiful to behold giant intellects held so securely within the cruel grasp of cultural bondage. It is equally pathetic to observe those who trade their cultural bondage for the materialistic fetters of a science, falsely so called. The fourth level of philosophy attains freedom from all conventional and traditional handicaps and dares to think, act, and live honestly, loyally, fearlessly, and truthfully. The acid test for any religious philosophy consists in whether or not it distinguishes between the realities of the material and the spiritual worlds while at the same moment recognizing their unification in intellectual striving and in social serving. A sound religious philosophy does not confound the things of God with the things of Caesar. Neither does it recognize the aesthetic cult of pure wonder as a substitute for religion. Philosophy transforms that primitive religion which was largely a fairy tale of conscience into a living experience in the ascending values of cosmic reality.

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Faith and Belief Belief has attained the level of faith when it motivates life and shapes the mode of living. The acceptance of a teaching as true is not faith; that is mere belief. Neither is certainty nor conviction faith. A state of mind attains to faith levels only when it actually dominates the mode of living. Faith is a living attribute of genuine personal religious experience. One believes truth, admires beauty, and reverences goodness, but does not worship them; such an attitude of saving faith is centered on God alone, who is all of these personified and infinitely more. Belief is always limiting and binding; faith is expanding and releasing. Belief fixates, faith liberates. But living religious faith is more than the association of noble beliefs; it is more than an exalted system of philosophy; it is a living experience concerned with spiritual meanings, divine ideals, and supreme values; it is God-knowing and man-serving. Beliefs may become group possessions, but faith must be personal. Theologic beliefs can be suggested to a group, but faith can rise up only in the heart of the individual religionist. Faith has falsified its trust when it presumes to deny realities and to confer upon its devotees assumed knowledge. Faith is a traitor when it fosters betrayal of intellectual integrity and belittles loyalty to supreme values and divine ideals. Faith never shuns the problem-solving duty of mortal living. Living faith does not foster bigotry, persecution, or intolerance. Faith does not shackle the creative imagination, neither does it maintain an unreasoning prejudice toward the discoveries of scientific investigation. Faith vitalizes religion and constrains the religionist heroically to live the golden rule. The zeal of faith is according to knowledge, and its strivings are the preludes to sublime peace.

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obligation which had been created and fostered by preceding evolutionary religion. Revelation unfailingly enlarges the ethical horizon of evolved religion while it simultaneously and unfailingly expands the moral obligations of all prior revelations. When you presume to sit in critical judgment on the primitive religion of man (or on the religion of primitive man), you should remember to judge such savages and to evaluate their religious experience in accordance with their enlightenment and status of conscience. Do not make the mistake of judging another’s religion by your own standards of knowledge and truth. True religion is that sublime and profound conviction within the soul which compellingly admonishes man that it would be wrong for him not to believe in those soul realities which constitute his highest ethical and moral concepts, his highest interpretation of life’s greatest values and the universe’s deepest realities. And such a religion is simply the experience of yielding intellectual loyalty to the highest dictates of spiritual consciousness. The search for beauty is a part of religion only in so far as it is ethical and to the extent that it enriches the concept of the moral. Art is only religious when it becomes diffused with purpose which has been derived from high spiritual motivation. The enlightened spiritual consciousness of civilized man is not concerned so much with some specific intellectual belief or with any one particular mode of living as with discovering the truth of living, the good and right technique of reacting to the ever-recurring situations of mortal existence. Moral consciousness is just a name applied to the human recognition and awareness of those ethical and emerging soul values which duty demands that man shall abide by in the day-by-day control and guidance of conduct. Though recognizing that religion is imperfect, there are at least two practical manifestations of its nature and function: 1. The spiritual urge and philosophic pressure of religion tend to cause man to project his estimation of moral values directly outward into the affairs of his fellows — the ethical reaction of religion. 2. Religion creates for the human mind a spiritualized consciousness of divine reality based on, and by faith derived from, antecedent concepts of moral values and coordinated with superimposed concepts of spiritual values. Religion thereby

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becomes a censor of mortal affairs, a form of glorified moral trust and confidence in reality, the enhanced realities of time and the more enduring realities of eternity. Faith becomes the connection between moral consciousness and the spiritual concept of enduring reality. Religion becomes the avenue of man’s escape from the material limitations of the temporal and natural world to the supernal realities of the eternal and spiritual world by and through the technique of salvation, the progressive soul transformation.

Religion as Man’s Liberator Intelligent man knows that he is a child of nature, a part of the material universe; he likewise discerns no survival of individual personality in the motions and tensions of the mathematical level of the energy universe. Nor can man ever discern spiritual reality through the examination of physical causes and effects. A human being is also aware that he is a part of the ideational cosmos, but though concept may endure beyond a mortal lifespan, there is nothing inherent in concept which indicates the personal survival of the conceiving personality. Nor will the exhaustion of the possibilities of logic and reason ever reveal to the logician or to the reasoner the eternal truth of the survival of personality. The material level of law provides for causality continuity, the unending response of effect to antecedent action; the mind level suggests the perpetuation of ideational continuity, the unceasing flow of conceptual potentiality from pre-existent conceptions. But neither of these levels of the universe discloses to the inquiring mortal an avenue of escape from partiality of status and from the intolerable suspense of being a transient reality in the universe, a temporal personality doomed to be extinguished upon the exhaustion of the limited life energies. It is only through the soul avenue leading to spiritual insight that man can ever break the fetters inherent in his mortal status in the universe. Energy and mind do lead back to Paradise and Deity, but neither the energy endowment nor the mind

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endowment of man proceeds directly from such Paradise Deity. Only in the spiritual sense is man a child of God. And this is true because it is only in the spiritual sense that man is at present endowed and indwelt by the Paradise Father. Mankind can never discover divinity except through the avenue of religious experience and by the exercise of true faith. The faith acceptance of the truth of God enables man to escape from the circumscribed confines of material limitations and affords him a rational hope of achieving safe conduct from the material realm, whereon is death, to the spiritual realm, wherein is life eternal. The purpose of religion is not to satisfy curiosity about God but rather to afford intellectual constancy and philosophic security, to stabilize and enrich human living by blending the mortal with the divine, the partial with the perfect, man and God. It is through religious experience that man’s concepts of ideality are endowed with reality. Never can there be either scientific or logical proofs of divinity. Reason alone can never validate the values and goodness of religious experience. But it will always remain true: Whosoever wills to do the will of God shall comprehend the validity of spiritual values. This is the nearest approach that can be made on the mortal level to offering proofs of the reality of religious experience. Such faith affords the only escape from the mechanical clutch of the material world and from the error distortion of the incompleteness of the intellectual world; it is the only discovered solution to the impasse in mortal thinking regarding the continuing survival of the individual personality. It is the only passport to completion of reality and to eternity of life in a universal creation of love, law, unity, and progressive Deity attainment. Religion effectually cures man’s sense of idealistic isolation or spiritual loneliness; it enfranchises the believer as a son of God, a citizen of a new and meaningful universe. Religion assures man that, in following the gleam of righteousness discernible in his soul, he is thereby identifying himself with the plan of the Infinite and the purpose of the Eternal. Such a liberated soul immediately begins to feel at home in this new universe, his universe. When you experience such a transformation of faith, you are no longer a slavish part of the mathematical cosmos but rather a liberated volitional son of the Universal Father. No longer is such a liberated son fighting alone against the inexorable doom of

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the termination of temporal existence; no longer does he combat all nature, with the odds hopelessly against him; no longer is he staggered by the paralyzing fear that, perchance, he has put his trust in a hopeless phantasm or pinned his faith to a fanciful error. Now, rather, are the sons of God enlisted together in fighting the battle of reality’s triumph over the partial shadows of existence. At last all creatures become conscious of the fact that God and all the divine hosts of a well-nigh limitless universe are on their side in the supernal struggle to attain eternity of life and divinity of status. Such faith-liberated sons have certainly enlisted in the struggles of time on the side of the supreme forces and divine personalities of eternity; even the stars in their courses are now doing battle for them; at last they gaze upon the universe from within, from God’s viewpoint, and all is transformed from the uncertainties of material isolation to the sureties of eternal spiritual progression. Even time itself becomes but the shadow of eternity cast by Paradise realities upon the moving panoply of space. [Presented by a Melchizedek of Nebadon.] When mind is thus endowed with the ministry of the Holy Spirit, it possesses the capacity for (consciously or unconsciously) choosing the spiritual presence of the Universal Father — the Thought Adjuster. But it is not until a bestowal Son has liberated the Spirit of Truth for planetary ministry to all mortals that all normal minds are automatically prepared for the reception of the Thought Adjusters. The Spirit of Truth works as one with the presence of the spirit of the Divine Minister. This dual spirit liaison hovers over the worlds, seeking to teach truth and to spiritually enlighten the minds of men, to inspire the souls of the creatures of the ascending races, and to lead the peoples dwelling on the evolutionary planets ever towards their Paradise goal of divine destiny.

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Four Year (9 Semesters) Curriculum in the Association of Ascendancy

The Absoluteness Of Ascendancy Semester I Virtues The Attitudes of Ascendancy with the Preparatory Act of God the Spirit

Semester II Values The Attributes of Ascendancy with the Preparatory Act of God the Spirit Virtues becoming Values Priorities, Meanings, and Purpose Respect for the God Life. Responsibility for the Creative Powers of Qualification. Receptivity for the Embodiment of Truth.

Semester III Vision The Avenues of Ascendancy with the Revelatory Word of God the Son Respect for the God Life. Responsibility for the Creative Powers of Qualification. Receptivity for the Embodiment of Truth. Semester IV Verities The Approaches of Ascendancy with the Revelatory Word of God the Son The Beginning Attenuations of Misqualification into Ascendancy

Semester V Virtues of Virility The Acts of Ascendancy with the Revelatory Word of God the Son and the Initiatory Thought of God the Father The Further Attenuations of Misqualification into Ascendancy through building strength and conviction in the God Ascent

Semester VI Validations The Adorations of Ascendancy with the Initiatory Thought of God the Father The Higher Attenuations of Misqualification into Ascendancy

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Semester VII Valuations The Attentions of Ascendancy with the Initiatory Thought of God the Father The Exalted Attenuations of Misqualification into Ascendancy

Semester VIII Victories The Acceptance of Ascendancy with the Initiatory Thought of God the Father Semester IX The Altar of Ascendancy Retreat The Initiatory Thought, The Revelatory Word, The Preparatory Act The Advancement, Achievement, Acceleration, Accompaniment, Attainment of Ascendancy “Our everlasting association at Salvington and our universal fellowship shall make of thee the ascending sons and daughters of infinite promise.” Michael Of Nebadon Admission inquiries must be in writing and sent to our registrar of admissions. ​issa@sovrnty.org

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