Dear Council, I suppose my question is of quite a simple nature. Though, to some it may be a real challenge. I wonder; ‘ why do so many people feel so insecure about certain aspects of themselves? This in turn may vary from small or major bodily features unto something more intangible, not unlike a total absence of self love, seemingly for no reason.’ Is it always related to previous lifetimes or karma, or could there be another, perhaps more profound reason? Should this be a question already asked, please know that I am deeply sorry.
Please, dearest ones, never apologize for having driving curiosity regarding these subjects. We answer these same questions, using different words, differing metaphors, different approaches, all the time. What reaches one may not reach another. And there are always those arriving to be taught who are, in this lifetime, new to the subjects. Also, the one who is reading or hearing something a second or third time is not the same as he or she was when the teaching was first heard. If one keeps this in mind, and remains open, there will always be more to be gained. In one of your spiritual systems that has long been on your planet it is taught “Blessed is he who asks a question.” This is because that person has just prompted a needed teaching, and has caused sacred learning to occur.
Now, your question is very profound in that the answer may have a great many different answers on one level, but one true answer at the core. It is one that, as we have said, we have approached many times.
A lack of self-worth may be triggered by an event or events from earlier in one’s current life. Even if this is the case, it will almost always be the activation of feelings and reactions carried forward from other lifetimes. And even that has, at its core, one very deep seated belief and its attendant feelings. It is, in fact, the basic cause for most of the misery, fear, suffering and unhealthy treatment of self and others in your world. It is the ultimate effect of the greatest lie that you have been taught for thousands of years to believe.
Let us answer the ‘surface’ problems first. You have been carefully taught to compare yourselves to others. He is stronger. She is prettier. They are smarter. It never ends. That inner voice in your head is never going to shut up. It thinks it is in control. It thinks it knows best. It has had its way for a very long time. But here is the truth. It is a liar. Everything that it believes is based upon a false premise that we will explain below. The only one that you need ever compare yourself to is the you that you have been. Everything else is counterproductive.
Individuality is very useful, up to a point. It allows humanity to experience billions of different moments, or aspects of the moment, simultaneously. If you were one consciousness instead of billions of separate ones, it would be amazing.
Here is where the lie was introduced and fostered. You ARE one consciousness. You have the ability to experience separateness, but that state is not real. You are one.
Now… the problem. You also have the ability to experience separateness from the ALL, Creator, God, whatever you wish to call it. Even your own intellect can understand that if IT is All That Is, you cannot possibly be separate from it, nor can anything or anyone else. But you have been taught. You have been taught impossibility. You have been taught shame. You have been taught guilt. And because you have come to believe these things, you suffer from lack of self-worth, depression, anxiety. You even believe, some of you, that to believe in a oneness that includes you is a sin.
Now we can and do tell you, frequently, that you are divine, perfect beings. You may even accept this intellectually. But mental understanding just won’t ‘get it’, as you say. You must look inside, far past your intellect. Find the place where you FEEL truth and lies. Find the place where the thought of your oneness causes an inner kerchunk, the place where you know.
Even if you do this, it will be but a beginning. After all, you have lifetimes to overcome. But learning to live from that place can be done. In fact, we will say that once you know the truth, you cannot unknow it.
And this will be a process. You will know! And then you won’t. And then you will know again, perhaps for longer. And then you won’t. Understand it this way. It will not be that you no longer know, but that you tend to slip back into a lower knowing less and less. Eventually, all of the untruth will be known and released.
Would you care for a bit of good news? Why does this question come up? It comes up now because you, you the collective, are on the verge of remembering. So, when we say you the collective, it will be good for you to include yourselves therein. We have told you over and over that your world, and yourselves, are changing. More and more of you are experiencing that. It is massive. It is wonderful. Make it an intention to be a part of it.
Thank you for your question. Blessings be yours.
There are two published books available on Amazon that contain the collected messages received by Ron Head (that’s me). The first is The Wisdom of Michael, available HERE, and the second is It Rings True, available HERE
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