This is about my soul's journey on Humanity's Planet - Earth, which began in body in the year 1946. The journey over land and sea led to encountering Greater Community Spirituality in 1997, becoming a student of Steps to Knowledge in 1999 and continuing on to the wider study of The New Message From God, brought to Humanity by The Messenger, Marshall Vian Summers. The purpose is to share my experience as a beginning student of Knowledge. - Tom Christoffel
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
I will observe the world today. Continuation Training Step 19
Continue the practice in observation. Observe the
world today. You have a great opportunity to do this, regardless of where you
are, for you are in the world and will be in the world all day today. Observe
the world without judgment. You will see things you like and you will see
things you don't like. You will see things that evoke anger, judgment, denial,
happiness or preference, but today practice being detached. Just observe
things. And inside, as you practice, develop stillness.
To help you today, you will have one long practice
in stillness. Bring yourself completely to your practice. It is a form of
personal dedication. In most cases, you will be able to dispel anything that
distracts you with this sense of dedication. In those situations where you
cannot dispel the preoccupations of the mind, simply become a detached witness
to them. In this way, you bring yourself back to a place where you are close to
Knowledge. For Knowledge watches all things and awaits the moment when true
action must be undertaken.
Today you practice doing what Knowledge does. You
practice doing what the Creator does. You practice being what you really are
and being in harmony with what is true in life.
30-minute stillness practice.
Picture: Pearl Street, Boulder, Colorado July 27, 2007
Note: If you’ve some interest, but this is the
first time you’ve seen Steps, you should go to the beginning blog post. From here you will learn about Steps to Knowledge
and can begin it on the day that makes sense; then progress as needed. Begin at
If you do know about Steps, but have not done Steps
twice completely, read the related materials, and have a sense of the direction
of this study, you won’t get the experience.The Introduction begins:
“This is the Steps
to Knowledge Continuation Training. It is designed to build upon the Steps
that were learned in Steps to Knowledge to
enable you to experience the grace, the power and the direction of Knowledge in
your life and to become an expression of Knowledge in everything that you do.
If you have completed the book, Steps to
Knowledge, twice through and have followed the instructions as they were
given without altering the curriculum in any way, then you are now ready to
begin this more advanced study”.
If you are an independent student, that is
certainly an option. Posts here provide a trail that may let you have a virtual
companion when and if you want one. One may have to study alone, as I did in
the beginning. There are other Steps students blogging their experience and you
might find a person more like you as a companion, or use a number of such Steps
journeys. There are options as well through the Free School of the New Message.