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My Dear Friend,

man vs society

A child is born.  Shortly thereafter, it is molded by society into something that is needed by society.  The child becomes a utility, more like a part of a machine.  Our society is a society of ignorance and cowardice.  It is a society of ignorance because it fails to see that every person is born with a destiny and that by molding him or her into something, we prevent that destiny.   Our society is cowardice because it does not want to take the risk of seeing what people would turn into and what society itself would turn into, if people were allowed to let that destiny unfold within them with no external interference.

You were born to be an expression of your soul in the physical dimension.  You were not born to use this life to refine or improve yourself.  You were born to use this life as a canvass to paint yourself across.  You cannot be certified to do this.  You do not need a college degree to do this.  You were qualified from the day you first drew breath.  We do not understand that we came into this life qualified to live it.  We wait for society to put us where it wants us to be, just like our parents did and our grandparents did and our great grandparents did.  And it will put you exactly where it wants you.  It will create for you a false identity; a false identity so thick that you wont recognize that the deep emptiness you feel is the feeling of missing your own soul.  This is why the junkie shoots up.  This is why we must stay busy.  In the emptiness of solitude, there is no one to reinforce the false identity and so cracks appear in it’s foundation and the soul begins to leak through.  Who am I?  We start to ask.  It makes us feel crazy, being alone starts to feed an identity crisis.  There is no one there to project an idea of who you are…onto you.

The dark night of the soul is nothing more than the space between the false self and the real self.  It is a groundless space.  It is a space where you learn that to find yourself, you must first be lost.  You cannot be who you have believed yourself to be.  But you also are not yet aware of who you really are.  There is nothing to hold on to.  You are “being”, but that being is void of meaning.

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Other people have given you this identity that you have owned and identified yourself by.  This is why in the absence of other people, you feel like you start to lose yourself.  If we let ourselves sink onto the blackness of the dark night of the soul, what we will find is that the pure, unpolluted true self (which is the direct manifestation of your soul) will arise on it’s own with no help whatsoever.  You cannot DO anything to become your true self.  Rather, you must simply step out of the way of your true self.  Stop restricting it.  All that has to happen for something real to surface is for that which is false to be taken away.  But do not worry, the only things you can lose, are things that are meant to be lost. The only things you can lose are things that you have to lose in order to find something infinitely more valuable.

Society scares you into maintaining the false identity.  It threatens you with pain and death.  Pain and death if you don’t pay your taxes, pain and death if you do not buy a certain product, pain and death if you do not follow instructions.  But if you heed those threats, you will die before you ever experience your authentic being.  A life lived out behind the mask of the false self is no life at all.  It is the shell of a life.  Anyone who has been able to live in authenticity and die in authenticity knows that pain is temporary and death is fiction.  It cannot be.

Today’s blog entry is brief.  But it is crucial.  There are a great many people who are feeling lost today.  I can feel you as you consider returning to the false identity because of how scary it is to be in that dark transition between false and real.  I can feel you wanting to return to the solid shore you came from because of the fear of forging forward to new shores.  I am urging you to keep going forward and not return to what is familiar.  That familiarity is a poison you’ve grown used to.  And within these words, is the voice of your suppressed soul.  A dark night of the soul is not a defeat.  Everyone should be so lucky as to have one, or many of them in their lifetime.  Everyone should hope to get lost enough to find themselves.  And there is only one way to put this… If you aren’t asking yourself “who the fuck am I?” you will never find out.

With love always,

TEAL

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  • Thank you. XO

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  • As always… you’ve managed to point out the truth in every single word, truth that is going straight to my heart and making me wonder and wonder and wonder… and the more I wonder the more I see everyday!
    Thank you Teal.
    Lots of love!

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  • Beautifully said, thank you for your words. The clones are fighting for their slavery, they prefer to fight at any price to protect their masks rather than seek for their inner truth, of course, it is easier to keep things at a superficial level, so much confusion and not enough people like you to enlighten us with your knowledge. The exile has begun, and we have to keep the faith because there’s no way to go back to the old system.

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  • Lol I remember exclaiming, in a bizarre state I found myself in during a spiritual experience, “what the fuck am I! What the fuck am I!”

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  • Great message for all of us who are starting to wake up, at least in my case I’m doing this “alone” and so, once I get “out” there I wanna drag my closer ones, and why not, maybe someday a lot of more brothers and sisters to wake up……and I must admit this kind of encouragement and motivation is just the spark I need to continue with conviction in what it feels like slowly opening my eyes but in a very good way. Thanks Teal. <3
    …..Finally feeling some light!

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  • This is Good. The hardest programming I had to undo was that everything needs to be earned. If I meditate more I will learn more…. That the next level is always just a short curly one in front of me… When I finally figured out and accepted that I am always alright where I am. and SO IS EVERYONE ELSE….. I became truly enlightened. I was chasing my tail trying to learn enlightenment…. LOL… Namaste !!!!!

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  • I am not total convinced and to 100% believe that my previous choice did bring me here I have an interesting investigation to check out all the projects that create my future live after be born from you I have lot’s of inner calls from other planets that we all preparing from something larger I can’t get hold of my birth certificate and intern for a dramatic inspiration what are your last contact with extraterrestrials …

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  • Jo, Jo, everybody aha….This is how we do it!!:) hehe
    It’s amazing how little thing around you start to change, when
    you maybe not change but, rather discover and focus and yes give
    way to the True self, the Love&Light and especially Life
    inside of you.

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  • That’s what I needed! Thanks Teal :*

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  • Wow! How did you feel that? It’s funny because I was having a conversation today about, how I feel like I want to go back, but it’s too difficult to un-know, what I now know. So it was great coming across this piece. I shall now watch some comedy, get a good nights sleep and tomorrow I shall continue to follow my joy and enjoy my new perspective!

    As always Teal, many thanks and much love to you! xx

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  • great article, thank you for everything

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  • Teal! thanking you SO much for this precious, affirming, liberating truth. So many dark nights of the soul ive had and more to come i sense… and i am FOREVER greatful as i am realising who the (beautiful, powerfillled) fuq i really am. so i rapped your words as i read them to the sacred music on my radio station, celebrating you, me, us all… REAL us all, and the grace of the truth that makes the pain so profoundly worthwhile

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  • Gudrun Geirsdottir

    Thank you so much!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

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  • On spot dear Teal!!!! yes I truly resonate with all of that 100% . I always felt that the appropriate way of living is that one you describe in the article. Thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Take care and have a great day!
    Much love :)

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  • wow, why my comments haven’t been validated?

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  • Well said! It’s funny, by the time humanity finally asks themselves that very question “who the fuck am I?”, it always comes out with a fiery passion, where you now demand freedom from the hell you just put yourself through all those years. I love the energy you put into your writing, you’re soul bleeds through with every word you write. Love and light with you always…

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  • Wonderful! Just wonderful!
    And I cannot believe that this post came just a few hours after I watched THIS video, which for me was a great source on the same subject, just different angle.
    I hope sharing a link is ok…
    http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=xb-pke3ud0E

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  • Thank you Teal..
    I will continue going forward..It feels like going blindfolded into a road where you don´t know if there´s a big cliff in it or not (normally there´s allways massive clifs waiting for me in the end of something,…(my angel guides once told me that it was to show me the illusions of this world)..In truth, I´d prefer never to have been shown the illusions and have had a normal life..
    ..Will I ever get my broken pieces together, (or new shinning renewed pieces)?..
    :-) Love to you Teal, you´re an Angel….

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  • I am lost too. Thank you for your words, I needed this so much right now. <3 <3 <3

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  • So stop wearing make-up already. I find females to be so much more beautiful without makeup. So much so that I think that’s the very reason females wear make-up, so that they won’t be found quite so beautiful, that and they can hide behind a mask. I get it though, its a scary world, and people do what they can to help them get through the day.

    I wonder would you equate the dark night with despair, the loss of hope. I read The Dark Night of the Soul in high school. I really liked his 10 steps on the ladder of love, I used to imagine what step I was on, still pretty close to the bottom. I liked the step when the love causes you to work without ceasing. That’s when you really start generating. Then you get glimpses of the Divine, and its so cool that you feel that much worse when your energy subsides, then you gear up to work even harder. Eventually you attain permanent union with the Divine at the 10th step. Fun stuff.

    Sooooo who the fuck am I?

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  • Thanks Teal, your words arrive always at the right time!
    Look forward to attend your workshop in London!!! Yeeeeees this time I’ll be there!!!! ;)

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  • This blog came to be as I sit here lifeless and feeling lost all day. Perfect timing. Thank you.

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  • Namaste <3

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  • Well this society makes me feel like shit about myself. Everything I know is right is wrong in this society and i don’t want to join it. I ask myself where the Fuck do I fit in this puzzle piece? If I don’t want to jump off the cliff ill get pushed off eventually lol.

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  • HI TEAL, This is your best ever blog. Most catalyzing that is. It has me wondering what your objective is. Stirring up things in a direction that may create more trouble and confusion rather than peace and freedom? Is there such a state as blissfull angryness?
    (What you talk and think about you create) You are now speaking of the dark night of the soul. Excuse me while I take ten deep breaths to blow away seriousness.
    Now where was I?
    I also wonder about your statement:
    ” You cannot DO anything to become your true self. Rather, you must simply step out of the way of your true self. Stop restricting it.”
    What is stepping out of the way? What is restricting it? These are actions of “DO” Words are all I have to explore this conundrum.

    I laughed when you asked the question ” Who the f**** am I?” Is the expletive a fun thing or the anger of tripping oneself up asking a nonsence question over and over. I guess one has to ask the question over and over to find out how stupid it is of “I”ness to be asking its “I”ness who it is. The answer is ” Anything you f********* want to be.” I love you soooooooooooo much TEAL.

    I wonder what the lovely Lena would say? AVALON? are you there? Have I out DWEEBED myself?

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    • Michael,
      It appears to me that rather than asking YOURSELF “Who am I?” today, you are “puzzling” over my true identity, as expressed in your slightly accusatory personal message to me, implying that I’m a cyber scam (maybe I’m also a bearded middle-aged man for all you know, haha). I see you are in this kind of suspicious mood now, also questioning Teal’s true objectives.
      I’m learning new things about who the F*** I am with each passing day and sometimes come face to face with surprises, both pleasant and not so much. But I do need a society to understand stuff about myself as well. And then process and reflect on it as I’m left alone. We learn so much about ourselves through others. If you are totally removed from society as a child, you won’t become a human being in a true sense ( we’ve all heard/seen what happens with real “Mowgli” kids cases). They never manage to integrate if they miss out on the first crucial years of human contact. They cannot even learn how to speak properly unfortunately…To express your soul as a human being in the physical dimension to its full potential, one can’t be isolated in his/her own “fish bowl” just creating his individual reality, it won’t fly- one person is just a piece of a magnificent puzzle, and when combined with other pieces harmoniously, the picture potentially might be clear and not distorted. Beautiful.

      While ignorance and cowardice are definitely still thriving in our society, I am more optimistic about the overall state, and wouldn’t reduce the description of our current world to just those two adjectives. There are plenty examples of courage and hope I see overall globally too.

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      • Hi Elena, I totally agree with what you say here. Regarding suspecting you of being a scam, that was reasonable a few months ago. You are very beautiful. My passing on the email which I received today from my very thoughtful, caring and highly educated friend on the same subject matter, was a bit thoughtless of me. Sorry. Mind you, I would be very flattered to have that put on me. So thankyou AVALON. Does this mean she thinks I am too good to be true? I am happy to be wealthy, single and nice looking. Excuse me while I anchor my luxury row boat.

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        • I’m gonna quote your loving cousin from his letter to you: “And remember, Michael, there is nothing so foolish as an old fool.” B
          Hahahahaha!!!! So true! He knows you well, eh?;)

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          • Hi Elena, I nearly missed this one. ” there is nothing so foolish as an old fool” That is soooooooooooooo hurtful. But you are being light hearted. I will ask him if he thinks I might be an old fool and if there are reasons. It is a well used phrase but does it contain any truth?

            ‘In my humble opinion.’ A person who is afraid to be seen as foolish is probably the biggest fool.

            I don’t think foolishness is best demonstrated by older people. Foolishness is generally caused by lack of knowledge and lack of experience. This attribute is more likely to happen with young people. However there is some truth that a desperately lonely person who is old, can behave in foolish ways. Who is to decide what foolishness is if it lead to both upset and/ or wisdom?

          • Talk to your cousin about this, I am not the one who came up with this sentence. Anyways, you are not really hurt, besides you have your luxury boat to console you ;)

          • Hi Elena, You have used the sentence out of context. No one is being told they are foolish. It was a reminder not to be caught in foolishness. However, I find it very useful to pretend to be foolish. More on that subject when it comes up again.
            Song for the occassion: “Why do fools fall in love”

          • Well, the sentence fit into the context here…what else did he call you, my friend? “You are just a dabbler”. Again, spot on, cousin! Are you sure you just “pretend” to be foolish?…;) ;)
            Happy dabbling, Michael!

          • Elena, I love you eternally. What is pretending if being human isn’t playing pretend? I notice someone calls themselves POPPY CAKE. She asks “Why am I?” That does it. I am out of here. Lady in red is smiling at me.
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            TEAL are you there?
            I think your second name should be Squirrel. They haud nuts. he he he. I don’t appear to be getting any response from you so I thought I should try something else.
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    • Hi Madaleine, This is ZEN. Similarly, I had an experience at the age of 6 where I put an upturned bucket on an ironing board. I sat on the bucket and declared to my brother, ” If I focus for 15 seconds on this board flying, it will fly.” Predictably he laughed and sneered at this concept of consciousness being so powerful. I didn’t get my 15 seconds. Mind you I am still battling with the 15 seconds bit.

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  • I would not ask who am I… I would as WHY am I?

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  • Wow that was powerful. You are talking directly to me. It’s amazing!

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  • Breanna Montgomery

    That was beautiful teal <3 you always seem to know what to type to get to everyone.. but weirdly enough I kept sensing a pattern in your blogs. It seems every time I'm going through something, you seem to write about the same problems I'm going through exactly a week after I have been working on myself for having that shadow. It's kinda wierd but I'm curious; idk if everyone else is having these same problems, but if they are its probably because we're all experiencing the same vibes to lead up to what your typing.. anyways love and light to you Teal <3 Namaste :)

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    • Same here. Many times her posts coincide if not to the day, within a few days, of what I’m experiencing; this post included. Same with many of her videos. It makes me feel connected and that is comforting. Thanks, Teal!

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  • I never gave a rats a&& about society and well…still don’t. I’m ok, you’re ok.

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  • I suspect one day I will be able to thank you for your timely words over the years reminding me to keep doing what I’m doing, the words escape me tonight as my battles today have taken their usual toll, I can not explain… this feeling though so thank you.

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  • I have taken the advice that you wrote in my book to heart. “be willing to be as self-centered as they are”. My house is a wreck, my paperwork still waits for me, and I stopped doing for people as much. I only fix dinner or clean when I feel like it. It’s been great! I get to the gym, meditate or write in the morning, and eat well. I have some ideas on how to solve some ongoing problems in my life that have just flowed to me naturally. I know it will take some doing to get things organized enough to let me off the hook totally, but I will do each thing a little at a time. The universe had been telling me what you summed up in three sentences for quite a long time. I had to go on an adventure to hear them though. It’s not all roses here,but I certainly am making more room for my true self these days :)

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  • Hi Madeleine, Yes to this. Especially: “Whenever one person creates according to his or her passion, it will touch somebody else. The travel of inspiration from one person to another is the most beautiful event to observe ”

    I find this with music. When I hear a jazz pianist improvising over a well known tune and find something new in it, I am drawn to go to the piano and explore the song more. Thanks

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    • Jazz is a very broad area. Some Jazz annoys me because it ignores the original melody and goes too complex. I use to dislike some musical styles until I had developed my ear and had some interest in the theory behind what they were doing.

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  • Hi Madaleine. Here here to this suggestion. TEAL are you there? (giving a little Cyber jab)

    I have sometimes wondered if it is Teal writing these blogs. This one seems a bit dark for her, but we all have our moods and part of the interest is the unpredictableness of the content. Today I felt this blog was an attempt at triggering the reader to give the opposing point of view which Elena has done so well.

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    • Thanx, Michael. You are right, we all have our moods. Don’t forget we are in the midst of this “mercury retrograde” cycle..And maybe you are too affected by it after all, haha.
      I’m ok now, but I do have my moments of despair sometimes. But as they say, it is the one who has felt ultimate despair that is capable of feeling ultimate bliss.
      “We cannot despair of humanity since we ourselves are human beings” said Albert Einstein, and he lived thru a lot and was directly affected by Nazi Germany.
      When has humanity had it easy? Anyone here wants to be back in Medieval times when that raging plague wiped out two thirds of European population and The Inquisition killed thousands of “heretics”? I know my grandma hasn’t had an easy ride, living through WW2 in Russia, hungry years and repressions, Soviet iron curtain, then its collapse and the notorious years which followed afterwards full of chaos..
      I, on the other hand, have so many choices these days, in this modern society. I have freedom to choose where to live, what to do, what to believe and whom to surround myself with…And I have Internet! :)
      I think we’ve somewhat become a generation of weak spirited, irresponsible, yet unjustifiably self-absorbed and spoilt brats, complaining about “the system” and blaming others for all our misfortunes, misery and emptiness. Maybe it’s because we have so many choices and opportunities to mould ourselves, it is actually UP TO US now and we are not up to the task yet? If you say yes to one opportunity, means you might miss out on another…Life has become so broad and complicated with these choices. It is confusing for some, they are not ready for this kind of freedom to figure out their own purpose and how to move through life, they feel lost, unmotivated and actually unable to create on their own, without someone telling them what to do ( explains why so many turn to youtube teachers to outline for them how to live their lives). “A great many people who are feeling lost today” are in this state precisely due to so many options open to them and they don’t want responsibility of choosing on their own, because then, if you happen to become a failure or screw a few things up along the way, you have to own your mistakes too, own the results of your choices and actions or lack of … yourself. And people avoid this as much as possible, it’s easier to follow the rules instead by some authority figures. Certain countries pride themselves for giving freedom to their society…yes, freedom to be stupid all too often, and therefore easily manipulated.
      Unlike Teal, I do believe that i can use this life to refine or improve yourself. To grow. And this current state of society offers an opportunity to show what you are capable of and who you really are and what you are made of. It is easy to be a “perfect” human being in some perfect utopian world and have an easy ride of just painting. But to face today’s challenges, to face cowardice and ignorance and yet survive without losing your soul, your integrity, your dignity, your own personal truth and honor is quite a challenging task. However, a physical life without any difficulties which might result in valuable lessons is a meaningless existence in my opinion. I’ll enjoy my peaceful undisturbed (bored?) state in the spirit world one day, haha.
      I do believe in this very organic, immeasurable consciousness of which we’re part, even though we can’t fully comprehend its power through the puny instrument of our human mind. The grand consciousness I perceive allows me great breadth and scope of choices, none of which are correct or incorrect except on the basis of my own perception. This means responsibility for me rests with me and I fully accept it. I have obligations to be in service to this “me”, to shape it, to encourage its growth, to nurture it toward becoming a better and better ( in my subjective opinion) me day by day, while respecting the freedom of others and possibly enhancing or touching the lives of others as well.
      Children should have enough freedom to be themselves, but they need to be protected by a loving and caring society that teaches them useful things about the world, shares accumulated knowledge, provides quality education, and encourages their unique creativity combined with discipline and reponsibility for themselves and the planet, their home. We are members of society, whether we want this or not, BUT it’s up to us now to create such a functional liberated society that we would actually be proud to be productive members of.
      An example? Take a healthy human body: the trillions of sentient cells ( each with its own intelligence) live harmoniously together in a remarkably complex community. All the cells have their own purpose. All of them have health care, protection and their own “economy” (an exchange of ATM molecules). Cells that become disfunctional are “selfish” cancerous cells, caring only about their own survival and reproduction without any concern for the whole….Such cells lack in understanding that their ways ultimately lead to death of their host organism, taking them down as well.
      Of course, we should get in touch with our real selves first, and then look above our own personal problems, to see the greater picture. We need to create a stable foundation before dreaming of ascension in vain. Yes, we must first learn how to walk here tall and proud before leaping to other worlds. As Humanity, our goal should be to join the “Cosmic community” purified, perfected, self-actualized here, on our Mother planet, not simply to run away from her or appeal for help to otherworldly higher beigns. We are capable of achieving this on our own, I believe, we have everything we need within ourselves. We all have so many different gifts we can share for the greater good and as we become more in alignment with our true essence, it’s easier to figure which ones, after years and years of societal conditioning. At this time we should just wake up, understand better our conscious and unconsctious minds, it can be a very exciting process and there is help available out there nowadays to suit each individual needs. Everyone at some point in their lives will need help of one kind or another. And everyone has an opportunity to offer a helping hand and reach out as well.

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      • hi Elena Have you processed some feelings?

        The imperitive of the gene within a cell is to reproduce itself and maintain an environment in which to do this. As more research is done on cancer it is becoming evident that it is a necessary part of our evolution. Some mutant cells are the leaders of new and useful biology. Others wipe out their host as part of a bigger picture.

        I agree there is no advantage in criticizing the rest of humanity. Whether we are really free to manifest our heart’s desire separate from what we have been given is relative to our level of education and the awareness that comes with it. The majority of people live in an unsatisfactory world of ‘ Gunna Do’ because a workable life arises from it.

        One day a beautiful woman/man is going to come and wrap herself around my loving body and claim me as her own. And I will just know it’s right. But then the grass is greener on the other side and I want to keep my options open.

        Shall we dance? There’s no one here, just you and me. AVALON has not entered the salon.
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        • Oh… you haven’t even decided yet if you want a woman or a man! Keeping your options open, huh? I think you’ll die a virgin…Maybe it’s for the best, stay green, Michael.

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        • Hi Elena,
          I realize you are having fun, but let me rephrase that. If a person decides there is nothing better to look forward to and they accept second best ( a lot of people lower their ambitions with age. it is called being realistic.) then find out that they can do better, what is wrong with that?

          No man is a virgin. Let me take a bit from the Bible on this matter. “In as much that ye have looked with dezire upon the wife of another man, ye have committed adultary” In as much as ye have dezired the body of a beautiful woman ye have lost your virginity.

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        • I’m always having fun, Michael, but at this point I ran out of things to say….Let me take a bit from Dante and recite what I remember of those verses from the last canto:

          In that abyss I saw how love held bound
          Into one volume all the leaves whose flight
          Is scattered through the universe around
          How substance, accident and mode unite,
          Fused, so to speak together, in such wise
          That this I tell you of: one simple light.

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        • **it’s “desire” btw. Seriously Michael, take Avalon’s advice and start using spell check, at least when citing from this “Holy Book”. ;)

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        • Hi Elena,
          Words mean what I want them to mean (said the catapillar to Alice). Spelling is a cultural tradition.

          The Bible mispells words according to pre Old English. So I am in good company with great scholars who invented new spelling. We pronounce the word as dezire but use the s letter. Why? King James employed four translators to modernize the Bible. The translators disagreed on so much that at the end of their work they stated that the modern Bible was not to be called the Holy Bible. (it was not the word of God) They admitted the difficult nature of translating Aramaic to Hebrew to Greek to Old English to Modern ( and still being modified.) This is why all Christians are intellectual cripples.

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        • Again, Michael, talk to your cousin who obviously believes that spelling matters, didn’t he advise you to “look for mistakes in spelling, grammar and syntax..”? Actually I happen to agree. “How we use language is interrelated with our individual thought process and collective cultural context.” Although English is not my mother tongue, I hear you, it is confusing sometimes even to those born to it. Just ask Teal. Of course, in the age of globalization, text messages, social media, and a failing educational system, great scholars are fighting a losing battle.

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  • OMG TEAL, I SO FELT THIS WHITIN ME TODAY. I was feeling low and I understood that l missed ME. So l checked old pics of myself and then I saw this video on YT by BRIGHT GARLIC. He said l have two questions for you to ask. 1 is WHO AM I and 2 is WHAT IS IT THAT ASKS WHO AM I. And l just… WOW…. And after that on fb l saw this. OMG we are ONE and so connected by the highest force that we are.

    LOVE YOU. PEACE. :D

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    • Hi Sonja, “I was feeling low and I understood that l missed ME.”

      When you next meditate, take note of the chatting mind. That is the ME. The “I”ness (oneness) is what is observing it. Many meditators go unconscious or slip into a state that can’t be retrieved by consciousness. The nice relaxed feeling that comes after such a state makes it worth the effort of moving into non-experience of space and time where ME ceases to exists. “I” ness comes and goes. This is how we know it exists. It is contracted consciousness moving to expanded and back again. There is nothing there till one looks.

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  • Great article Teal! A reminder for us who are going through tough times!

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  • Yes! I so feel this! Thank you for sharing. :)

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  • I’ve been listening all day to the song “i believe” by christina perri becase of how understood it makes me feel and now this blog entry. I love you Teal <3

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  • Teal, Thank you!
    Love, SY*

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  • This blog entry was so synchronous with how I was feeling today. Thank you always Teal.

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  • Whew!!! Can’t duck that one.

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  • Love it…live it! Sometimes we forget that only one person/soul truly knows each of us. In the immortal words of Hurley from Lost “no one can tell you who you are dude…you got to find that out for yourself”.

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  • Slowly but surely I’m getting it. This disintegration of false self is quite painful but it is painful only because my false negative beliefs are fully exposed and have nowhere else to hide. I will stay being lost and allow my true self to emerge to shine its light.
    Thank you so much, Teal. I love you.

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  • I identify with your passion of finding everybody’s true selves. but I want to remind you of something: compassion. In my my life I feel, that in every “lost in the system” ones that I have met I could feel and meet their true self. and in most if not all “enlightened” ones I met, I felt many false beliefs, and lack of alignment with what felt true to me. including myself. I think you yourself said that we can never get it right. It’s just that sometimes, I feel, the ones that “saw the light” are getting impatient for everyone else to see it. This 3 dimension illusion is quite cruel in it’s essence, and the things that are required to get out of it, are sometimes almost impossible. Maybe the shortcut for it is compassion? I hope it is. it sounds right!!!

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    • compassion is that thing that rounds the corners.

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    • I feel the same, and I guess that when you’ve seen the light you feel relatively alone with this thought since you can’t explain it yo someone who has a believe system.

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      • Yes. lucky for me I had one close person I could talk to, to begin with, and got many more on the way. But I also had people who were very important for me that had different beliefs. In the begining I found it very hard to find compassion in me for them, when I thought that they created extremely hard realities in their life and also partly in mine (a young child getting a brain tumor is the biggest of them all). After learning it the hard way, while still keeping my beliefs, and learning to follow my one joy, from Teachers like Teal – I find that compassion and patience, enables me to share some of my beliefs with them. the ones that tries not to hurt them. and since I believe that they, like me, have all the answers deep inside, I have the pleasure of sometimes even letting them teach me something new from their experience. or have them listening to me. that is of course when they are not annoying me – which is more common…

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  • best blog ever. amazing teal. i needed to read this today. thank you x x

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  • Thank you. Perfect timing for me, as usual!

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  • This came exactly when I needed it the most. Thank you, Teal.

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  • We can refer to the Mazlow’s Hierarchy of Needs to solve this issue. I think most of society is oblivious to conscious inhibiting of other people’s growth. Yet there is a mechanism of economic necessity involved that becomes a de facto gatekeeper that shuts the door on anyone without a large savings account. If you can’t eat or live in the home you need or deeply desire then you are forced to work – typically at jobs you take for the money and not for the love. This results in a remolding of mind over time to improve at an unsynchronous, unreflective career instead of your life path.

    I have a solution: pay everyone. http://ewan2014.com/403/

    Ewan

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    • Hi Ewan, You are right about the need to work for a living holding a person on the straight and narrow road. Paying everybody, via a minimum income, never works. There will always be people who will ride the system into the ground. and make the minimum income into what welfare is right now. A begging bowl charade.

      Welfare cheating is built into the system. The Churches are the chief villains. Welfare is used by governments to quell revolt and take the sting out of a corrupt system. The cure for this unjustice is to withdraw from the system. How many people would be prepared to give up the comforts of modern life which taxation has created? It looks like we will be facing that necessity in the next few years as climate change wipes out the economies of the western world.
      It is summertime in Australia, we have just had the worst bush fires last week and now hail is falling. I love it.

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    • Thanks Ewan, I read this article. The author’s final statement was:

      “If you wear yourself out chasing answers to empty-headed questions it can be painful financially, physically, or just in mental grief.”

      That is what the author is doing. No one is listening. Ron Paul was the US’s best opportunity to break the old system. Most US citizens are so busy in their personal struggles that they didn’t see the trick the media has done in robbing them of such a great leader. That is democracy for you. Freedom of the press.

      All governments arise and pass in time. The ones that last the longest are Beneficent Dictatorships. But they get wiped out by an external enemy in the end. The wonderful society that the Russian Jesus has created in Siberia is being held together by him. When he goes there will need to be a change simply because it is the adoration of him that holds the society together. I would like to be proved wrong.

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      • A society held together simply cs of shared adoration of one single individual aka a cult of personality is not a healthy one. You don’t have to wait to be proved wrong on this one. Happened one too many times before…Another “adorable” Russian “saviour” comes to mind…Stalin. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stalin's_cult_of_personality

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        • :-)
          he was not Russian.
          he could not even speak proper Russian…
          But he was Soviet leader, of course.

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          • You are right, but I said “Russian saviour” (notice speech marks?). I wasn’t talking about his nationality obviously but where he operated from.

          • And who is Russian in Russia anyways? Russian tsars weren’t Russian, Lenin wasn’t Russian, people there are all mixed with all kinds of ethnic groups…notably nomadic Mongolians. Or for example, was Vitaly Ginzburg Russian or Jewish?

          • Yep, noticed. So the speech marks were not for adorable and savior?
            My point was that Stalin was not Russian anything.
            He never claimed to be Russian, nor was he a Russian leader.
            He was a Soviet leader, who happened to live in one of the Republics, that happens to be Russia.
            Ginzburg was member of both (!) Soviet and Russian Academy of Sciences. So he could call himself both Russian and Soviet scientist.
            Stalin had nothing of sorts. So I was not talking just about his nationality.
            Unless, you are equating Russian to Soviet. Common misconception. Which I can understand, after all, a quarter of adult Americans believe sun revolves around the Earth.

          • Ok, ok, Nomad, you’ve proved your point. :) ) I already said that you were right, didn’t I? Shall I give you a gold medal this time while playing your national anthem? It’s beautiful btw, too bad we don’t get to hear it often during Olympics. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TW-fU8uMdzI
            Speaking of leaders and heavenly bodies, some think they are like sun itself (certain kings, even our Stalin was called “krasnoe solnishko”), they shine bright, exerting such a forceful gravitational pull, making others revolve around them… Eventually though, stars bloat to red giants, planets are swallowed up, except a few lucky further ones who might escape; then those former stars turn to dwarfs and die when all the fuel is used up until all that’s left is a cloud of dust. The life cycle of stars follows a simple rule: the bigger they come, the harder they fall. Massive stars have more fuel but consume it at a disproportionate rate and go with a bang. Think Alexander the Great, Napoleon… Slow but steady wins the cosmic race it appears. The future belongs to lesser, longer- lasting stars. Here’s where Jesus and modern astronomy agree:
            The meek shall inherit the universe.

  • Hello Dearest Teal. I want to first thank you for (as usual) having impeccable timing with your message.
    Also I thought I’d take a moment to let tell you, I deeply respect that accompanying all of your wisdom is that you are a real person. Way to put yourself out there, to make bold choices and to follow your heart. Way to be human.
    Thank you for being the leader of your life and for inspiring others to do so as well.
    Much Love,
    Tiffany

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    • This is just a bit more brainwashing. An inducement to anarchy. Taking any truth from this clip would mean validating the behaviour of people with mental illnesses. It gives no direction to rebellious youth who have no cause to support but their self absorbed hedonism. ( those who have the luxury of time and the net to view such videos)

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      • Hello, Mr. DAUNT. I thought the video was supporting Teal’s message above. It was not intended for you, but for Madeleine, who had resonated with the words. Though I’m glad you evidently have the luxury of time and the net too.

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        • OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOh. My parting words are: You are the teacher and I am a naughty student. I was going to propose to you on the net but my best man has disappeared. AVALON where are you?
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  • I know she herself is an example but can she give more examples. Examples always help me understand abstract stuff like this more.

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  • Agree with you!

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    • Hi ANA, Who do you agree with? This is why you should address your comment to a specific person or subject. It looks like you agree with me but my comment came after yours. Oh what the heck , who cares? It is obvious most people are not reading other people’s comments. I would love to be proved wrong.
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  • Hello TEAL, Thank you for all your good work with photos and presentations.
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  • Thank you.. <3

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  • Teal you have helped me realize that we do not need to remain stuck in victim mentality. Miraculous how I found your blog and came to this realization simultaneously. Many thanks!!

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  • You are fucking right.I hope you are ok with your new life…….

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  • Thank you Teal.

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  • I am glad I can read your blog. It is alway so inspiring that even if I am falling down I start to be greatful and realize that I am actually flying instead. Thank you Teal

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  • Someone in Christ

    Ya please print the truth. Dark night of the Soul is when people feel disconnected from GOD. Research it, start with Mother Theresa. I’m talking about Jesus. They long to hear from Him but He is quiet. PEOPLE wake up. Jesus is alive. It is NOT about you it’s about HIM

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  • :-D Thank you for this perspective.
    What resonates at the moment is Soul Agreement/Soul Contract – for soul evolution. Experiencing duality and realizing oneness.
    Thank you. :-D

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  • The only problem is that if I ask for knowing who I am, there is no answer.

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    • Hi Elisa beth
      That is the answer. There is no self. Just observing. Universal Mind. The world is a mirror. What ever consciousness finds is made real by awareness. Observing the observer is arising and passing of neurological pathways and connections. Imagine trying to see the colour of your eyes if you had no reflective surface.

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  • Wow, you are so incredibly connected it its UNBELIEVABLE. You shouldn’t need encouragement by now, but keep going strong! You literally raised me into the last leg of adulthood & womanhood. I feel confident and READY for this life.

    Thank You,

    Your Student

    Amanda

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  • Your blog today was brief but powerful in content. The real “artists” of life are those that ignore the expectations others impose and focus solely on what they feel is right for them. This is not always nurtured by parents, teachers, or friends, but to tune into your own sense of self, and believe in that, will be all you will ever need. No one will ever know what is best for you……except you. Thank you for always promoting our own inner knowledge. It is so easy to get caught up in what we think society expects of us, but society really doesn’t care, it’s about trusting our own heart to guide us in all things. How many dreams have been derailed by listening to other people? Live your own life – not the life others think you should live. Even if your life falls short of your dreams at least you had the balls to go for it. There is never any shame in living your life your way. Best wishes, Dave.

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  • *Sigh…. Thank you Teal. Much love x

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  • You don’t know that I “never show up”. Sometimes, I do.
    love
    TEAL

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  • Teal. Thank you. :)

    With love

    P.

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  • You know the time when you read something and although you’ve read it before so many times, it suddenly makes sense to you and a new understanding arises – yeah, that sweet moment, of knowledge and truth… I had one of those magical moments. Thank you for enlightening my life today Teal!

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