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JOURNEY of the ANGLES
The Tobias Materials
By Geoffrey Hoppe, Linda Hoppe
Red Wheel/Weiser, LLCCopyright © 2013 Geoffrey and Linda Hoppe
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All That Was
And so it is, dear human, dear angel, that we begin. Take a deep breath as we embark on a journey to understand how we got here. Together we will go back into All That Was, back to the very, very beginning in order to understand the journey of the angels, the experiences that we've had, the inner look at our soul, the outer expression of our Self, in order to understand what has brought us to this point.
As we embark on this journey, it is not about going back in time, because there actually is none, and it is not about going back to figure out all of the details about the past. Rather, it is about understanding where we have come from and why this time on Earth is so important. When you understand why you have chosen the experiences that you have chosen, why you have gone through the situations, challenges, and joys that you have gone through, then you can go forward into the new times and into the realization of your Self as an expression of Spirit. You can go forward in your life free of karma, free of destiny, and free of the path that has brought you here, for today you begin a new awakening.
Today you can awaken to the realization that Spirit has always been within, and that there is no line separating you from Spirit or from your angelic roots. There is no obstacle course you must get through. There is no test that you have to take. There is only a choice to make: Are you ready to move into your full expression, into the I Am-ness of your being? Are you ready to get off of the path of the past in order to go into a future that can be anything you choose to create? For it is said that the future is the past, healed.
In this new awakening, your tomorrow is the understanding and acceptance of everything that has come in all of your yesterdays. From this moment on, your choices can come from your heart and soul, instead of having to make amends for your past and fearing who you really are. Your choices no longer come having to remedy something that happened in the past, for now you can come to the acceptance of all that you have been and all that you are, in order to move forward into your full realization of Self.
Beginning the Journey
As this journey begins, understand that there are guiding angelic beings who are with you every step of the way. The message of this book, and the consciousness within the message, is coming from yourself, as well as from Tobias of the Crimson Council, and it will be as clear to you now as the day it was first presented. In this journey that will bring us from Home all the way to your present moment, we invite you to open your heart. We invite you to open to the true soul level, because your soul already knows this material. It may know it in a different form and different words, but your essence already understands.
We're going to ask you to step aside from the mind as you read in order to allow your heart, your soul, the expression of the God within you to come forward. We invite you to allow yourself to remember, and to accept and love yourself during this entire journey.
We're going to tell this as a story, not to be taken literally but as a way of understanding the energies, so that when we talk about Spirit you understand and feel the essence. When we talk about Mother-Father God, we invite you to feel the combination of the masculine and feminine energies coming together in wholeness and Oneness. When we talk about the King and the Queen, these are metaphors for the masculine and feminine within, but they are also metaphors for the royalty that you are and always have been.
We're going to write in metaphors and stories, but beyond the words that we share, allow yourself to resonate with the essence.
Take a deep breath now and remember the Is-ness.
Take a deep breath and, guided by the angelic beings who are with you right now as you begin this journey into the history of your soul, let yourself open up and feel the experience.
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Before the Beginning
And so it was, beyond time and space, that there was this thing called Spirit. It was Oneness. It was complete unto Itself. Spirit knew nothing other than Itself. It simply existed. It simply was.
Remember here that there is truly no time. Instead, in the realms of the angels and of Spirit, things are marked by experience. So during this journey you can replace your linear timeframe with the timeframe of Spirit, which is experience. Experiences follow one after another, after another; that is how time is known by Spirit.
So at the beginning of all experience, at the beginning of All That Was, there was Oneness. There was Is-ness. There was Completeness.
We use the term "All That Was" because it is no more. No longer can you go back to that original Oneness; it is but a memory. No longer can you return to what we call Home, because Home has changed so much. No longer can you try to get back, because back is now here. Was now Is.
Take a deep breath and feel the energy of All That Was.
Feel the energy of Spirit in completion.
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This completion went on for what would seem like an eternity in human time, but actually it was in no time at all. Then, in a moment of sheer brilliance, passion, and love, this Was-ness asked Itself, "Who am I?"
And what happened then is the history of All That Was and All That Is. When Spirit, Oneness, Love, and Completeness asked that single question, "Who Am I?," Its energy burst forth in an incredible brilliance of Self-love, Self-wonderment, and a desire to express Itself such as it had never known or needed to do.
When Spirit, the original, Eternal One, said, "Who am I?," It instantly created a mirror of Itself so that It could see who It was in order to answer Its own question. And in that mirror the Oneness gazed into Its own heart and instantly fell in love. It fell in love with all that It had been and all that It could ever be. The Oneness fell so deeply in love with Itself that It manifested Its expression.
You see, up until now All That Was never expressed Itself; It just was.
It never contemplated Itself; It just was.
It never had a desire to know more about Itself; It just was.
But now that the question "Who am I?" had been asked, It created Its own expression, and today we call that the King and the Queen, the Mother-Father God. The Oneness created the incredible ability to see Itself through Another, to experience Itself through the expression of Itself, and now we have the metaphor of Spirit as the King and the Queen.
All That Was has now turned into a Beingness.
You see, by contemplating Itself and falling so deeply in love with Itself, It no longer just was—It began to be. It was an expression.
The King and the Queen fell madly in love with each other, because they were each other. When they gazed into each other's eyes they saw nothing but perfection and beauty, because it was their own perfection and beauty. When they served each other, they were really serving themselves. And when they shared with each other, it was like sharing with themselves. This was the perfect expression, the perfect mirror of love that they had, and they loved each other so dearly.
This passion and love that they had for each other caused something to swell and open up within them, and now they had the desire to share this love. They had found it with each other and enjoyed every moment, every breath, every experience with each other, but now there came the desire to share this. For what is expression, what is creativity, and what is love if it cannot be shared with another?
The Children of God
Through this miraculous process of loving each other, which was ultimately loving themselves, they created the children of God. It was the grand birthing of souled beings. You see, even the King and the Queen, the Mother-Father God, aren't souled beings. They are All That Is, but in their tremendous love and their desire to share, they chose to give full expression and full freedom to their children, to all souled beings.
When they birthed these children of God, they gave them no rules and no laws. They didn't tell their children what to do and what not to do. They didn't even tell them that they had to honor the King and the Queen. They gave them one thing: freedom. Freedom to express, freedom to love, freedom to experience, freedom to do whatever they chose, freedom to love Spirit as Spirit loved them—even freedom to turn their back on Spirit if they chose.
Each and every child of God, every souled being was given the essence, the purity, the depth, and the light of Spirit. That was Mother-Father God's way of sharing themselves, for they knew that in order to share in the fullest of love, in the fullest of compassion, they couldn't limit their expressions. They didn't need to control their expressions. They didn't need to make these children of God get on their knees and worship them, because the King and the Queen already loved themselves. They had nothing to prove. They had nothing to gain other than the beauty of knowing every one of their expressions would someday realize the same thing that they had realized.
Every souled being, every child of God, sooner or later, in their own way, would one day come to know that they are God also. Every child of God would, at some point, come to know that they have the same creatorship, and that it could never be taken away. Every child of God would come to know the brilliance and the beauty of creation. Every child of God would eventually come to know the same love within that the King and the Queen had for themselves.
Every child of God would someday come to know that they are a full creator. No matter what experiences they had on the way to getting there, no matter how difficult or how dark their path might be, they would someday come to know they are God also. They would come to know the tremendous love and freedom that the King and Queen had.
So it was that we were created—without laws, without rules, without needs—simply from the love and expression of Spirit.
As we go into our story, into this metaphor about your own experience, allow yourself to feel it. It is about the journey that has taken you from Home all the way to Earth. It is about this next doorway that you're going to be crossing through, the doorway of releasing yourself from the clothing and illusion of being just a human and opening yourself up to the fullness of Spirit; knowing that your choices can manifest as easily as you can breathe them into your heart; knowing that there is no judgment for your past; knowing that there is never another challenge that you have to go through unless you choose to.
The Kingdom of I Am
So there you were in the Kingdom of I Am, in the love of Mother-Father Spirit. There you were in this fantastic Kingdom that the King and Queen had created just for you. It was your playground where you spent each day in the loving arms of Spirit, who had no judgment of you other than love, who had no needs or desires other than for you to experience what they had created for you.
Each day you received the love and the tenderness of Spirit. They invited you to go out, to experience and learn about creation, and we call this the First Circle. It was All That Was. It was the Kingdom. It was beautiful beyond words, and they asked you each day to go out and experience and absorb what they had created for you. And you did.
Each day you kissed Mother-Father Spirit goodbye. You told them you would be back at the end of your adventures that day to tell them everything that you had experienced, seen, and felt. Then you would wander off into the beauty and majesty of the First Circle.
Every day you would return back to the light of the Kingdom, to the castle of the King and Queen, and they would receive you with open arms and anticipation, for they wanted to hear what you had experienced. They knew their own Kingdom, but not like you had come to know it. They knew the depth, the width, the dimensionality of the First Circle of the Kingdom, but they had never walked in it themselves. They felt it in their heart, but they had never gone out like you were now going out, experiencing the essence of love in this magical Kingdom.
Every day when you returned and sat down with the King and Queen, you could see the smile on their face. You could feel their fulfillment as you shared the stories of all the things you had seen and felt in the magical experiences of the First Circle.
This went on and on and on, and every day you would explore a new part of creation. Every day you would feel the love and every day you would feel that yearning to go back Home and tell your stories to Spirit. It was magical. It was perfection. It was without any need or want or desire, other than to just be.
You, a souled being, a Spirit in your own right, were the beingness part of Spirit. Through you, Spirit could be rather than just be an Is. Through you, Spirit could learn and feel and know, rather than just be in the state of Isness, and it was beautiful.
The Love of Spirit
And so it was that a new day came. You gave a kiss to the Queen and the King, your spiritual parents. You gave them an extra hug that day because you were so excited about going off and visiting yet a new part of the First Circle of All That Was. You were excited about what these experiences would bring. You had never felt anything like fear, uncertainty, or imbalance. It was simply about going out and experiencing, expanding, and growing. So on this day you gave them an extra big hug, and bid them farewell.
You could feel their love and their tenderness, and as you walked out of the chamber of the King and Queen, you looked back once more to see their smiles, to feel their love and encouragement. But when you looked back at the King and Queen, an unusual thing happened. For the first time ever, you saw a tear in their eye. You felt, for the very first time, something called sadness.
It was an emotion for which you had no frame of reference. It had never been there before and it felt unusual. It felt empty, in a place where you had never felt emptiness. It felt cold, where you had always felt warm and comfortable. It felt disconnected in a way that you didn't know how to describe, but in a way that would haunt you for a long, long time to come.
You took a second glance back at Spirit and this time they were smiling, and you once again felt love. You thought that perhaps, just perhaps, you were mistaken when you saw that tear in their eye, so you continued walking out of the castle, ready to explore, eager about what the day had in store, and ready to see new parts of the Kingdom. There was a skip and dance in your step, but something seemed to follow you.
And so it was that you left the Kingdom for the last time.CHAPTER 2
And so it was, on this beautiful day, you went out from the castle of the King and the Queen, out from their loving arms. The last thing you saw was the beautiful smile on their face as they bid you farewell, as they gave you the loving wishes from their heart.
The Grandest Adventure
As you walked out for another day of exploration and adventure within the Kingdom, you felt a slight breeze come over your back, yet it somehow encompassed every part of you. Little did you know that at this very moment the King and Queen, as they were bidding you goodbye, were also breathing life into you.
They were breathing a life into you that would sustain you beyond the edges of the Kingdom. It was a life that would create the awareness of yourself long after you were gone from the Kingdom, that you could always use to breathe life into yourself, no matter where you were or what you were doing, whether it was in your darkest hours or the time of your greatest joy. In this instant, this breath of Spirit became part of you.
As you left the castle, the King and the Queen communicated with each other in a way that you couldn't perceive. They said, "This is the finest day. Oh, perhaps sad as well, but this is the finest day, for our dear child goes out to discover who they are. They go out for experience that will change the very nature of the Kingdom and All That Is. No longer will this just be an Is-ness, it will be. It will be reality, it will be creation, it will be the expression of all of our love."
As you walked away from the castle and faded from their sight, the King and the Queen gave each other a knowing look and said, "No matter what happens, no matter where your journeys will take you, no matter what things you will choose for your experiences in order to understand who you are, you will get to where you are going. You will become sovereign. You will become a creator of all things. You will create your own heavens. You will create your own grand reality. No matter what occurs along the path of your creations, no matter what kind of experiences—high or low, far or near—that you give yourself, you will get to where you are going. No matter what. It is the way of Spirit. It is the way of love. It is the way of the free and sovereign soul which you will become when you choose."
Excerpted from JOURNEY of the ANGLES by Geoffrey Hoppe, Linda Hoppe. Copyright © 2013 Geoffrey and Linda Hoppe. Excerpted by permission of Red Wheel/Weiser, LLC.
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