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The Language Codes

The Language Codes

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by R. Neville Johnston

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The Language Codes

By R. Neville Johnston

Red Wheel/Weiser, LLC

Copyright © 2000 R. Neville Johnston
All rights reserved.
ISBN: 978-1-57863-144-5




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THE POINT OF THIS BOOK— the reason you are reading this book—is to remember that we are living in the quantum field. In scientific terms, this means everything is vibrating. When you open your mouth and vibrate a word into existance, you program that field. That field is reality. The sounds you make in your language programs your reality! This book affords us an opportunity to do this consciously, instead of the way we have been doing it.

In the past few years there has been an enormous vocabulary increase in the light language. For example, just to know that you have a frequency, and that you are able to modulate it to receive different channels, enables you to do so.

Science has recently remembered that we live in a vibrational universe. Everything is vibrating. When we speak we are directing and focusing vibrations. Words have enormous power. They are a focus for our intent. The spoken word always manifests. Speaking the language creates a fluid of vibration. This fluid forms the reality of life to a larger extent than we may notice at first. Sound is a pure essence of the universe. We master the medium with our speech. Medicine, for example, is turning more and more to vibration as a set healing method. Since we are in a vibrating universe, the method of healing is vibration.

Ella Fitzgerald created, with her voice, a resonant wave, shattering that wine glass. The power of sound is more than just shattering a glass. Sound functions on etheric levels. Sound directed by thought in the form of words has great power. Words focus intent, the ethers, and reality. Words create reality.

In the movie "Dune," the hero was given his warrior name. When he spoke it out loud, it caused his weapon to fire. This is what we're talking about. Words manifest.

As our consciousness grows, it may become obvious that there were a few built-in flaws in spoken language. Our language had become the "Language of Lack." We had been tricked into using words that disempower. Just our luck, eh (joke)? The language itself was set up to express things in terms of lack, not abundance. Society itself is funded by and functions in the "Paradigm of Lack." Lack of money, lack of time, lack of love, had been our motivation. We had been driven by what appeared to be a lack.

We get out of bed, not because of money, but because of the lack of money. Every advertisement accuses us of not having something. The United States may be the richest country on the planet. How is it we are all so in debt?

This concept of lack leads to aggression every time. Every time we speak in terms of lack, lack is what we create.

Even to ask, "How are you?" implies lack. These days when someone asks me how I am, I reply, "Better and better, thank you." We program in lack, every day, with the power of words. When we change our speech, all life changes—both personally and planetarily.

One of—perhaps the greatest of all—the false paradigms introduced to this planet is the concept that everything we require is somehow outside of ourselves. We have to go out there and take what we "want." This concept will lead to war. The truth is that everything we require is already within us.

A guru in India is so kind as to agree to be buried alive for two weeks. When he is dug up, he doesn't even take a deep breath. He has been and is funding his existence directly from the universe. No food, no oxygen, no water, for that long. He reminds us that we already have LIFE within us. What we perceive as external is really within us.

The Hopi Indian language contains no way of expressing the concept for "the rock is over there." To speak that language is to realize that everything is totally connected. Everything is one. Everyone in our life is reflecting aspects of ourselves back to us. For example, there is a language in the Philippines that has no past tense. In fact, many "indigenous" languages have no past tense. A language in and of the now, how exciting! The majority of this text is written in present tense. The parts phrased in past tense are done that way to make it easier to comprehend.

Speech is powerful. The written word is powerful. Rhyming words activate the unconscious. Singing is powerful. Two voices singing together are power, a group singing and dancing together is most powerful.

In writing this book, it occurs to me that angels speak a language that doesn't include the concept of lack, that doesn't believe in anything but the abundance of God. Imagine that! Now speak it, now live it. I ask angels to assist me, and thank them all the time.


Negative Patterning


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IN THE FIRST PART OF THIS book I would love to address some of the words of disempowerment that may still be in common usage. As you become alert to them and choose to discontinue their use, your everyday speech becomes a source of magnificent power.


Whenever you say the word "should," you have made yourself or someone else wrong. The word "should" implies that a belief system has been violated. That belief system is guilt. Yes, you could have done something differently. So what? Everything always works out perfectly anyway. Why stew in guilt?

To quote Al Franken as "Stewart Smalley," the character from "Saturday Night Live," "There I go, shoulding all over myself again." Using "should" causes the ethers to become sticky and slow-moving. A much greater effort is required to get things to move, once you have decreed that something should be done. The word is inherently judgmental. The difference between judgment and opinion is intent. The intent of the word "should" is to make someone wrong!

At first, replace the word with "could." Realizing that you "could do something" rather than "should do something" is inherently freeing. It changes life from the obligatory to the voluntary. (After all, we all volunteered to come here, didn't we?) After some time, it becomes apparent that you are avoiding owning what you are saying by using even the word "could." You may begin to construct sentences around intent instead of supposition. It is more than two years since I have been aware of this concept and I still catch myself using "should." "Should" is a Middle Ages guilt-manipulation paradigm that doesn't work anymore!


As soon as you use "wait," you have put yourself or someone else on hold. How is this possible? Do you think of yourself as waiting on line, or waiting for a red light? These situations, in reality, are moments of gratis meditation. If you look at them, not as the halting of your will but as an opportunity to get a break from the maddening pace that had been impulsed into the human species, then life takes on a more relaxed air. Your timing becomes perfect.

It seems that the faster you want to go, the more stoplights you get. This is the universe responding to your opposition to the natural flow of the cosmos. This may be an irrational fear of a lack of time. All timing is perfect.

I first get this "waiting" for an elevator. The more impatient I become, the more time slows. When my watch actually stops, I realize that there is something that has not yet fallen into place. Why am I slowing down time so dramatically? Is it to allow myself to catch up? What have I not yet gotten? Why am I forcing this meditation on myself? The answer is to be calm; and when the word "calm" enters in my thinking, the elevator dings.

Whenever you perceive yourself as waiting, in reality your timing is being tweaked. These gratis moments of meditation correct your timing in life.

When you are feeling fulfilled, when you are enjoying life, being truly in the now, it is timeless. If you are judgmental, saying that "they" are not where they "should" be, not doing what they want to do, time takes forever. There really is no such thing as waiting. It's just a darker part of the illusion, the denial of self. Life is an endless stream of access points to fulfillment. Everything is an opportunity. There is a life worth living. Does carpe diem ring a bell?


When used in a sentence the word "but" takes back everything that preceded it. As in the infamous, "Yes, but," as in "I love you, but," ... Well? Do you love me or don't you? This thought may be better phrased: I love you and when you behave in this manner, it upsets me, I choose that it evokes a fear in me. Then I attempt to make you wrong because I am dysfunctional; please forgive me. Then you are communicating. Then you are making no one wrong. If you say, "I would love to swim, but I'm afraid of the water," you are putting fear in the driver's seat.

You are constantly programming the reality of your life through speech and intent. If you have said something that you wish to take back, a proper term may be cancel. The word cancel does deprogram the ethers.


The concept of karma originally had a quid pro quo connotation, like a swing. For example, if you step on someone's foot now, in the next life he or she would step on your foot. I believe you have all noticed that getting your foot stepped on can repeat again and again. Where does it all end? Did I step on all those people's feet in past lives? Probably not. Fear of karma has been used to manipulate us into doing the right thing for the wrong reason.

The concept of karma has become a burden. Karma is, in fact, one of the Cosmic Laws. It is the Law of Cause and Effect. In this sense, karma and dharma are synonymous. We have all noticed patterns repeating themselves in our lives over and over again. We remember the lesson, then we forget it again. As soon as we remember who we really are, the karmic patterns are no longer necessary.

Rather than viewing ourselves as trapped on a wheel of karma, hopelessly in debt, treading forward through incarnation after incarnation, let's think of ourselves as in a position to recall that we are not just connected to the Divine, we are Divine. We can ask for angelic assistance in clearing the patterns in our life. If the angels, upon request, do clear a pattern, then we are in the position of remembering the lesson by grace. Don't forget to thank the angels, please.

The concept of karma is very old paradigm. Just agree to remember the lessons, effortlessly. The stepping-on-the-foot example is merely the courtesy lesson. Remember to say "Excuse me," and it all goes away. Otherwise, people will be stepping on our feet until the end of time, even though we may have initially only stepped on one foot. Say out loud, "I change effortlessly by Grace, thank you!"


To try to do something is not to do it; it is to try to do it. The word presupposes failure. Werner Ehrhert founded EST behind this concept. To get "it" is to stop trying and start succeeding. Can't = Won't. Can't is a word spoken in the universe of excuse and blame, not in the user-friendly universe. For example: I won't fly through the air; I won't heal painlessly; or I won't change lead into gold. As soon as someone says he or she will try to be here, I "hear" he or she won't be here. Try to replace the word with attempt, endeavor, or intend (ha ha).


The word "need" takes our power away every time. It robs us of our ability to create. Whenever we use the word "need," we identify a fear. The word "need" prevents us from having. To say that we need something means that we don't have it. It's a lie. If we pray, "Dear God, I need money," the prayer is instantly granted—we need money! We all have 100 percent of what we need. We have been programmed to ignore this fact. If we describe someone as needy, we have identified a very fearful person. "Want" is exactly the same in its effect. It is noted that all creation begins with a decision to have a desire.

We don't need love, we are love. We give love, we receive love, and we request love. Technically, we have no needs—period. "Need" may be replaced by "I choose," or desire or create—or most powerful—wish. We no longer "need" to ascend. The word "ascend" has become a barrier. As long as we need to do it, it won't happen. We are ascended. This is the only Ascension Manual you'll never "need."

Were we to replace the word "need" with the word "create"—Wow! Do it! If we stop using the word "need" our lives will instantly become less "needy."

I Think

I think this one's obvious. Well, I guess so. No, it is obvious. The moment you use this phrase you give away your power to whomever you are talking with. Work with "I feel," or, "I know," or simply delete. "I think" really means you don't know. "I think" is a very disempowering term. What do you think?

Accident, Coincidence, and Mistake

These words do not exist. They may be replaced with the concept of synchronicity. If we look at the universe through a telescope, do we see anything "wrong?" Not possible. The universe, by definition, is perfect. Now look around on Earth. Where is the border past which things are right and wrong? There is no such border! For example, this book may contain what appears to be "typos." What, this treatise is the only thing in the universe that isn't perfect? Or are the typos a convenient excuse to invalidate the book, so one does not have to grow and change?

We are constantly programming our lives through the power of the words we use. It is time we speak in a way that better serves us.

Right or Wrong No Longer Exist

As soon as you make anything wrong, you are yourself wrong. Since it is inherent in the human mind to have choice, preference, taste, style, etc., you tend to have opinions. What you may say is, "a concept serves one or it doesn't serve one." Thinking in terms of right and wrong is inherently judgmental and it no longer serves us well.

Them and Us

There is no "them." There is only us. Sexism, racism, and patriotism are the worst of this dysfunctional paradigm. We could not even find a "them" on another planet. We are all connected. The military in that reality were the "Fashion Police." If someone wasn't wearing the correct uniform, he or she had to be shot. How stupid was that? To quote Christ, "What is there worth not loving?"


Guilt is inherently about the past. This is always in a past in which you "should" have done something else. Well, so what! Yes, you could have done it differently, however everything works out for the best anyhow. So what were you worried about? Guilt destroys. You may recall "having loved and lost," and because of guilt, not remained friends with the person you love. Guilt destroys love. You have been genetically programmed for "guilt." You are no longer programmed in this fashion.

In my opinion, guilt is the main way to control others. It's not just mom and dad, it's everywhere. Are you guilty of any wrongdoing because you park your car? The parking ticket makes you guilty. It's your opinion you are not guilty. I suggest you own the concept, then and only then are parking tickets a thing of the past. Guilt is the past tense of the word fear.


We do not learn here on Earth, we remember. We came with all knowledge, we only have to remember. To discontinue the use of the word learn is to take the middleman out of education. Nothing is "learned" until it is remembered. There is only remembering.


You're probably putting off reading this one right now, aren't you? First, let me apologize for attempting to make you feel guilty about not reading this section because of my last comment. However, let's begin. We are given an assignment, or we set a goal. Almost immediately, we know how to go about accomplishing the task, but don't. Instead, we systematically list things that could go wrong, or don't start the project at all because we fear failure. What a waste of the human mind (just an opinion). Then all the time before the deadline gets eaten up. Moments before it's due, the project manifests as though by magic. I'm not saying it isn't "A" work, let's just examine the process.

One of the major procrastination submodems is to classify a project as "work." Therefore, the fear becomes, "I won't be enjoying life, if I begin." This is a major myth. May I suggest changing the word "work" to fulfillment, or exaltation of the creative process, or how about, play? Work = Play! What a thought! Then the sentence becomes, "When I play the assignment game, I am having fun and getting fulfilled at the same time." There is no reason why life would not be enjoyed with the project underway. In fact, life becomes more enjoyable once you have begun, because the deadline is no longer such a threat.

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The Language Codes 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I may be a little bias to give this review. I happen to work for Neville Johnston. When he gave me a copy of the book, I was shocked. When I began to read it, I understood a lot of what he was telling me. If you really want to improve your life, eliminating dysfunctional language from your vocabulary is one of the ways to do it!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved it! NLP - simplified. Liked the "cliff notes" format. Better communication, greater fulfillment, happier people. Life doesn't have to be complicated, we chose to complicate it with previous patterns. Free yourself with only a few words. This should be required reading for all!!