“Silence is the language of God. Everything else is only a partial translation.”
Everyone knows about the subconscious mind. It’s called the subconscious because it’s ‘below’ our normal level of conscious awareness. We’re not aware of it, but we know about it because it is easily observable in every-day life.
Phobias, passions, likes, dislikes, social and relationship patterns, and many other aspects of our daily lives come as a result of past experiences stored in the subconscious. And many of those experiences are from early childhood, before we even formed our earliest memories.
Everything we experience is stored in the subconscious. Down to the most insignificant event and the smallest of details. All of it is there. And through certain regressive therapies it is possible to access that infinite storage mechanism and ‘relive’ the tiniest memory in all its detail.
Likewise, we are beginning to learn more and more about the super-conscious mind. It’s called the super-conscious mind because it is ‘above’ our normal level of conscious awareness.
While reading a book, making a cup of tea or engaged in conversation, we are using our thinking mind, which is our normal level of consciousness, and as such we’re momentarily unaware of other levels of conscious awareness.
But just because we’re unaware of it, that doesn’t mean it’s not there.
And, as is the case with the subconscious mind, if we look for the super-conscious mind with preconceived notions that it does not exist, we’re likely to miss it.
The patterns are there, waiting for our attention provided that our minds are open to the possibility.
As just one of many examples, consider the the famous water crystal experiments of Masaru Emoto. He found that labels, spoken words, conscious intent, prayers from different faiths and religions, and even music could drastically change the structure of water crystals.
Labels such as “Thank You” created beautiful geometric patterns in the structure of water crystals whereas labels like “I hate you” created disproportionate and ugly water crystals without any patterns.
How could written words possibly affect the formation of water crystals…?
The answer is as simple as it is profound and difficult to explain.
The universe is conscious. Consciousness forms the building blocks for everything in existence. The 99% percent empty space that exist between the atoms of everything in physical existence, is not just empty space. It is part of consciousness.
And some of our high-tech scientific instruments, such as Emoto’s microscopes, can help us observe the effects of this universal consciousness. But to truly understand and engage with it directly we must use our own conscious intent.
Which is why “silence is the language of God”…
‘God’ is one of the many names we have given that Universal Conscious Intelligence, which is the consciousness that exists in place of the “99% empty space” of all physical matter and also the intelligence behind the infinitely complex and yet perfectly coordinated processes of nature and the entire cosmos.
A conscious connection with that Universal Conscious Intelligence can only be achieved through our own super-conscious mind, which lies beyond the thinking mind of normal consciousness.
And to access the super-conscious it is necessary to become mentally quiet in silent meditation. For as long as we’re using words, thoughts or beliefs, in whatever form, we’re using the thinking mind. This keeps us engaged in our normal level of every-day consciousness. Which is good for survival but insufficient for true communion.
True communion happens in silence. Within mental quietude.
‘God’ is a loaded word. There are many preconceived notions and historical baggage attached to it and people who’ve hardly glimpsed the true meaning of that word use it as if they know exactly what it means. Even those who claim it does not exist…
Which is why I prefer to call it ‘sitting down’ in ‘quiet contemplation’ and being in touch with that ‘universal conscious intelligence’…
But regardless of what we call it, the fact remains that for as long as we use words, thoughts and beliefs, we’re operating within the thinking mind. Which isn’t a bad thing. It’s just that the true experience of Universal Conscious Intelligence lies beyond thought.
We can use our thinking mind to talk about it and to describe it, to share our experience. We can also use our thinking mind to argue about it, if we choose to waste our time doing that. But to truly experience Universal Conscious Intelligence, or ‘God’, we must move into the super-conscious state of mind through ‘quiet contemplation’, or ‘meditation, beyond thought…
For as long as we use words and thoughts in the belief that they themselves are the ultimate truth, we’re stuck in the realm of thought.
And neither thinking nor believing can bring anyone closer to true communion.
For just as the subconscious is ‘below’ our normal thinking mind, our normal thinking mind is ‘below’ the super-conscious, and it is the super conscious which brings one into communion with the ‘Creator’ or ‘God’.
For it is that Universal Conscious Intelligence which is responsible for the coordinated ‘chaotic’ evolution of the cosmos, which only looks like chaos to the thinking mind because it cannot comprehend an intelligence so far beyond its own capabilities.
I cannot tell you exactly what ‘God’ is, but I can tell what it is not.
‘God’ is not something that can be contained in a million words or in the most complex of belief systems.
The thinking mind is good for problem solving and therefore very good for ensuring survival. But neither of those apply to experiencing Universal Conscious Intelligence.
To understand ‘God’, we must move beyond thought and belief.
Not to regress below thought back into the subconscious, as we do when we sleep, but instead move beyond it into the super-conscious mind, fully conscious and aware of our experience.
What is ‘God’? Or does ‘God’ even exist?
The answer can be found in silence… If you are prepared to sit quietly for long enough, with some patience, you’ll find your answer.