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We must do shadow work, to go down into the depths of our psyche in order to the work of Transcendence. We must clear our subconscious debris, go down into the tomb, die to the false self, so we can rise up in glory and radiance and truth. Without doing depth work, we are shallow people. We must acknowledge our “weeds” of darkness, let them grow along side the “wheat” (light) in us, and be transformed through a process of coming into greater awareness. Bryan talks about Jungian Psychology, the shadow, and talks about the path to the True Christed Self. He talks about how suffering is a choice that we make, not a necessity. Recognizing darkness in us helps us to evolve and grow by shining light on our shadow nature that we repress from conscious awareness.
The songs you here in this program are written, composed, and sung by Bryan. Check out all Bryan Rice’s published books and music at bryanrice.org.
Why do we burn candles, light fires, and use the imagery of light in sacred events, to speak of the aura, celestial beings, or is frequently recalled in near-death experiences? Why do visionary experiences speak of an influx of inner light? Light is infinitesimal, vast, and beyond comprehension. We seek to grasp and understand, some truths, some mysteries to our existence and we can know deep within that we are and we became and were begotten by One Light, that of which is Whole and “Is” always. The field of Light from which we came is a constant and will continue to be a constant and forever, because it is everlasting. We live in a world of separation, but in reality we never separated ourselves from the Infinite and the Unified Field of God Awareness. Many forms seem to exist, but all that is came from One Source. An illimitable Source. Light comes into the world through us. We will forever be light and lit by the experience of Love. Nothing can change that. We exist in the first Primordial state of Oneness. In the midst of that original state, our True Nature is found. We are not separated from Light, though we may seem to be caught in darkness at times in our life. Light is the One uniting commonality of all things. Light is our Essence and what we celebrate during festive holiday seasons, celebrating inner light. Light has come through individuals and will always come through individuals. The One Source, the Unified Field of Awareness emanated us and light seems to come into this world through gradations of the one Light Continuum. Light is power. We have within us, the inner “guru” which means the “light that dispels darkness”. This source within transforms us. Light in this world seems to be fractured, but light is All-encompassing and over-powering. It is fascinating to explore and brings a comfort in times of sorrow. Light enables us to celebrate and dig deep within ourselves. Consciousness and Light are both ever-expansive. We seek Light-bearers and many have come into the world as avatars. The Allness of Light Presence is expressed as the True Self, called by many names, The Atman, The Self, The Christ, The Buddha Nature, Krishna Consciousness. No matter who we are, where we are, what we’ve done, we will always be an illumined source of light. Light is used to represent Spirit during holiday seasons. Light is eternal. And Oneness and Light are synonymous and interchangeable. There is nowhere that Light is not.