Greetings, Friends on the Leading Edge!
The season of renewal is upon us! While Spring, unfolding now in
the northern hemisphere, may be the most obvious and familiar sign
of this, there is renewal happening within us no matter where on
Earth we are as we integrate the higher-frequency energy that is
enveloping our planet and calling us to new levels of consciousness
The magic of Spring in North Carolina
(Photo by Julia R. Hamrick)
The signs of this renewal likely include demands from within you
to, once and for all, address and clear out old
“stuff.” Anything less than Love will not be able to
survive in the brilliant new life you are creating for yourself. If
you are being challenged now to deal with things you’ve tried
to keep swept under the rug, just realize that you are being
presented a great opportunity. As you transform, through
acceptance and Love, whatever is obstructing your full
radiance, you are creating a giant leap in awareness and a major
enhancement of your experience of life. Know that this process will
be far easier than it has ever been before if you allow it to
be. Ask for divine help and it is absolutely there for you.
Expect miracles and you will experience them!
It is vital that we live our vision of harmony through our
choices, and answer, without hesitation, the powerful calling of
our God-Realized Self to rise up and be Who We Really Are. If you
drag your feet, they will be getting mightily scraped, as the
movement upward into alignment will not be denied. Let go to the
rising times and soar!
Julia Rogers Hamrick
In This Issue
Are there evil ones out to get us?
That’s none of our concern, really! See why focusing on
conspiracy theories is the last thing you want to be doing if
freedom for all is your desire.
Conspiracy Theories and Fear: What You Focus On, You Empower
Barely a day goes by that I do not encounter someone on the
Internet passionately proclaiming that the world is held captive by
a conspiracy of evil and that the helpless, hapless human
inhabitants of the planet have been enslaved by a small dynasty of
calculating, nefarious men (or aliens) and their wicked
organizations. What could be more classically duality-matrix themed
However well-meaning those that espouse this are, and however true
these notions may possibly be in one view of reality, it is not a
view of reality you want to focus on if creating a world of harmony
and joy is your desire! Investing any passion in the duality matrix
by being outraged about “evil” does exactly the thing
that keeps you—and the rest of humanity—at lower
frequency: increasing the power of entities in reverse polarity by
feeding them with energy. Whenever you focus on or push against
something, you empower it. The key is rising above it.
Have you noticed how much fear you tap into when you read, hear, or
think about these ideas of being controlled and manipulated? Have
you sensed the drop in your frequency and the diminution of joy
that is triggered when you immerse yourself in these conspiracy
discussions? What does this tell you? If you’re alert to it,
you’ll know that you’ve moved into the territory of the
part of you that thrives on fear.
What aspect of you is it that gets excited from and feeds off fear?
It’s your reptilian brain. While the reptilian brain does
handle some important jobs within you, like controlling your
autonomic nervous system and making sure you don’t get run
over by a bus, it is not the aspect of you that will lead
you to freedom and happiness! Heeding the call of the reptilian
brain leads you down in frequency and farther from the Paradise
reality of ease and joy.
So, why would you lower your frequency by drinking
in—and passing on to others—fearful stuff? In addition
to the calling of your reptilian brain for more scary input, your
reptilian brain is also about status—the smarter you appear,
the higher your status. (In the reptilian brain’s world,
status is a key to survival.) Your ego, which is the psychological
overlay for your reptilian brain, finds gratification in
demonstrating that you are one of the few that have waked up and
caught on to the machinations of the evil-doers.
The irony is, however, that the more people with which you share
the information, and consequently, the fear, the lower the
vibrational frequency and corresponding consciousness level of
the whole of humanity. And the more determined people become to
overcome the evil by pushing against it, the more it is
strengthened. So the more energy given to the theoretical
conspiracies, the more the conspiracies—or the fear they
generate—are empowered, and the further disempowered humanity
The lower your frequency/consciousness, the less you can perceive,
and the more easily you are manipulated. So if you are worried
about human enslavement (or whatever the conspiracy theory du jour
is), the least helpful thing you can do is dwell on it and
share the fearful stuff with everyone!
The sadly humorous thing about conspiracy theories is they thrive
off fear, and knowing about them does not create
some sort of important awareness that leads to moral victory and a
triumph of “good” over “evil.” You
can’t ”overcome evil” by railing against it or
even focusing on it. In order to escape the clutches of evil, you
have to opt out of the reality where there is such a thing as
“good” and “evil.” And the way you do
that is by rising in frequency above the duality matrix through
choosing joy and unconditional radiance—the way of the
spiritual master. This comes as a disappointment to the
reptilian-brain-driven ego, that thrives off the notion that
fighting is the way to solve problems!
The most powerful thing you can do with your awareness is to choose
to focus on and dwell in joy, and to radiate Love instead of fear,
thus bringing the whole of humanity up in frequency. That is
what will actually set humanity free. True freedom from
the tyranny of fear is found simply by raising your
frequency out of fear and into joy by choosing to shift
your focus from what you don’t want to what you
Human beings only comprehend their true power when they are at a
high enough level of consciousness to do so. So if what you want is to
empower humanity, focusing on joy, and raising your own vibrational
frequency to the level where joy is your experience, raises the
consciousness of humanity and offers your fellow human beings the
opportunity to comprehend their power. When you know your own
power, it is no longer possible to be a powerless victim. So do
yourself, and all humanity, the service of keeping your focus
aligned with Love and joy.
Airy-Fairy? Not this Power Tool!
If you think faith is a lovely notion but not very practical,
you’d be wrong!
Faith is one of your premier Qualities of Origin, the
characteristics you were born with that enable you to be the fully
enlivened, fully creative being you were designed to be. Far from
being a passive, airy-fairy idea, faith is definitely a power
tool—it is one of the most potent of your inborn
“creativity toolkit.” There are two aspects of
faith—one is a general expectation of well-being, and another
is the expectation of the manifestation of a desire. In this
two-part article, we’ll look at both kinds of faith.
Faith: Your Energetic Link to The Divine Design for
Over-lighting faith is a pervading inner sense—a
knowing—that there is a higher organizing force that
is continually creating according to a model of wholeness and
harmony and that all is in "Divine Order;" that all is
well. When you embrace this knowing, your life entrains to it,
proving you right, with circumstances organizing according to it so
that your life experience reflects your resonance with harmony.
What a blessing this is! It is an energetic tie to the Oneness
Matrix. We were born with this “expectation of harmony”
and it is not until we begin to focus into the duality matrix and
allow ourselves to be receptive to our limited ego's fears that
our faith dims. As we awaken and begin our spiritual journey back
to Wholeness, we undergo various stages of faith evolution.
Many of us go through the stage in which faith is an absolute
belief that a parental God is handling things. Absolute belief is
powerful, indeed. And this works wonderfully well when you are at a
certain level of consciousness development and haven’t yet
glimpsed the understanding that God is not external to
you—but that you are God incarnate, and that you are
creating everything in your experience. As we grow in
consciousness, and understand the Truth of Who We Are, absolute
belief evolves into absolute knowing. Absolute knowing is
beyond faith--absolute knowing is as powerful as it gets. This is
the reward of surrendering to your God-Realized Self, the aspect of
you that has never left the frequency level of God-knowingness.
This is what we’re evolving toward. But there is a point in
between—a point at which you have grown beyond the idea of
the parental God, but haven’t yet made it to total energy
mastery and absolute knowing. While you’re at this in-between
point, with much of your experience spent in the sublime higher
frequencies, and one foot in the duality matrix with ego doubts
rampant, faith is what sustains your vital energetic connection
with the Divine Design. Faith is a true gift of grace, and like a
sort of "divine porch light," it illumines your way Home.
Faith: Its Role In Your Creative Process
Faith is a practical mechanism that empowers you to take the
impulses you receive from The Divine—the impulses signaling
to you what is longing to be born through you—and make sure
these budding creations have the energy they need to manifest.
These creations may be things—or they may be situations or
states of being, such as healings, greater prosperity, higher
consciousness. Faith is the energy path to go from where you are
now, to the experience of that which you desire.
Faith creates a lifeline of energy so that whatever it is you
desire can attract the energetic substance needed for it to
manifest. You maintain the integrity of this lifeline simply by
assuming that it is unfailingly nourishing and strengthening
the energy template of whatever it is that you wish to birth so
that it can come fully into your experience at exactly the right
time. Doubt, which is anti-faith, creates an energy blockage that
deprives your desire of the energy it needs to manifest.
Acting as an energy bridge from what you are experiencing
now into what we perceive as the future, faith connects what
you conceive of and desire in this present moment across space-time
to the point at which you can accept its manifestation. Until we
have reached the point in our spiritual evolution where we are
acting as the energy masters we really are—masters who have
dropped all resistance and can manifest things
instantly—faith plays the role of connector between concept
and execution over a span of what we perceive as time.
Faith is a tool that requires cooperation from the ego. Otherwise,
through fear, doubt, disbelief, and resistance, it is the ego that
impedes our total creativity, and our ability to instantly
manifest. Our ego-minds are extremely short-sighted, and tend to
believe that if they can’t see it, it doesn’t
exist—that if no movement is perceptible to it, then no
movement is occurring. But the lion’s share of the creative
process takes place in the unseen realms, so faith allows you to
hold the lifeline of energy in place so that what is coalescing
around your desire can be fed while the manifestation has not yet
appeared in this dimension.
When we help the logic-loving ego understand that unwavering faith
is not an abstract concept, but is a practical necessity for
creating, having, doing, and being all that we long for, we can
more easily get it on board and get it to drop its resistance. A
masculine-polarity entity such as the ego is action-oriented, and
needs to contribute. An ego without a job serving Spirit is an ego
fomenting doubt or dissent, and drawing us down in frequency. So
give your ego-mind an opportunity to participate constructively in
your divine creations by empowering it to take any necessary
practical action in the 3-D world, and by encouraging such
activities as making collages or writing stories about how the
manifestation of your desire looks and feels. Even your ego will be
enthusiastic when the results of your faith become undeniable, and
it will more readily allow you to experience that pervasive,
constant knowing that all is in Divine Order.
There will come a point at which you are high enough in frequency,
and so aligned with your God-Realized Self, the true creative
aspect of you, and so absolutely certain of your ability to create
your desires, there will never even be a flicker of doubt. Until
then, know that faith is a vital tool for being the creator that
Report from the trenches
If you find yourself spending your days in the dog-eat-dog arena
that is Corporate America (or, fill in your own country’s
name), you’ll want to read on.
Maintaining a Spiritual Focus in the Corporate World
The following article is by Rick Hamrick, my male counterpart,
otherwise known as my husband, my best friend, protector of my
sanity, sometime funny man (provoker of much eye-rolling),
and my strongest supporter, who manages to maintain a
spiritual focus while working for a large corporation.
Is it possible to work for a typical, large American corporation
while retaining your true nature? In particular, if you are, for
lack of a better term, a believer in the unity of all of us, can
you come away unscathed from a daily dose of “eat or be
The corporate world is one which is rampant with reptilian
energy--the “I can only win if you lose” kind of world
view. Interestingly, I have seen a gradual change from that
short-sighted way of looking at things to one that is more in
harmony with a “we are all one” view of humanity. That
being said, though, I still find the energy of a corporate
headquarters to be full of competitive sizzle. There are more than
60 people in my office with a job title of Vice President or
higher. These folks are generally not easy-going. Most are
“stress magnets.” They draw drama to themselves.
In my job, I work directly with all of these people, so I have
developed some easy-to-use mechanisms both to help me avoid
accumulating too much of the stress the executives of the company
have around them, and to help them release some of the stress they
are holding onto.
The most important is humor. Making a joke when a VP feels like he
or she is in a life-threatening crisis (they never
are—we’re in real estate, not firefighting, brain
surgery, or the infantry) can be effective. Sometimes, I get a
baffled look that tells me the person is beyond helping out of
their stress at the moment. Most of the time, though, I get a
relief laugh—you know, that kind of laughter that you
hear when someone avoids a disaster just barely. It’s a
nervous laugh, but it is providing relief.
The key is to bring perspective back into the mix. When people get
so laser-focused on one task to the exclusion of all else, anything
that interrupts is seen as cutting a lifeline. But it is not a
lifeline at all: it is the connection to their stress induction.
Cutting it is exactly what is needed.
Another technique I use is to beam Love. By that I mean, when I see
someone obviously in the throes of some critical task that has them
stoop-shouldered from the burden and frowning from the stress, I
consciously create a beam of stunningly white light that is pure
Love from me to their heart. This does two things, both positive in
that moment. It makes it almost impossible for me to take on their
burden in the way they are carrying it (a 500-lb bag on their
backs) because I am not in a receptive mode! I’m busily
beaming, so I’m a transmitter, meaning my receptive side is
turned to Source. Also, it can prove helpful to the other person
should there be even the slightest opening for them to receive what
I am sending.
Working in the headquarters of a big company is not easy for
anyone. It can prove troubling in many ways, not the least of which
is the tendency for the work environment and the stress it can
bring to leak over into your home life. I find it imperative to
have at least fifteen minutes of time when I first get home to
mentally and energetically change gears. It helps to keep from
bringing the energy of the office into my time with Julia and the
work we do together to promote the message of Recreating
One last thing to keep in mind: while these techniques are a great
help to me, it is also helpful to think of the benefit,
however small and hard to detect it may be, that I bring to the
corporate world with my own energy. When we maintain our integrity
and continue to shine our Light at work, even when the reptilian
energy is beckoning us to join it in the duality-based forum of win
or lose, who knows how valuable that is to the others around us?
When I am at the office, I am not simply surviving the type
of energy I often find there, I’m also helping to shape it
into something more harmonious! If you haven’t yet realized
your own power to make a difference in your workplace, try some of
my techniques and invent some of your own. You might realize that
you are in that setting for a greater purpose than just earning a
North Carolina’s going to be a lot more joyful in early
I’ll be presenting multiple Intentional Joy
events in both Winston-Salem and Raleigh, NC,
the first and second weeks in May, including talks,
intensives and private consultations. For event
details, click the city names above. I would love to see you!
And downright blissful in June!
No matter where you live, consider coming to the Southeastern
Spiritual Conference in Greensboro, NC at Guilford College June
18-24! I’ll be facilitating a progressive five-day workshop
“The Paradise Process—Keys to Reclaiming the Bliss
That Is Your Birthright” at this “summer camp for
grownups” and there will be lots more great teachers and fun
activities to enjoy. You will not believe the price,
either—Pay by April 22 and get the early bird rate of
$580 for all conference activities, room and board! You can hardly
stay home for that amount, and you surely won’t have as much
fun! For details, see
Playing In The Heart of Spirit
Instant Frequency Boosters
Give Up and Wail
“I give up!”
The most empowering, frequency-raising thing you can do is to
surrender your ego’s will to align with the greater will of
your God-Realized Self. “I give up” is a mudra (a
sacred gesture) that gets this across at a visceral level as you say the words either silently or aloud. (Thank
you, Rick Hamrick for coming up with this mudra!)
- Touch both palms of your hands to your chest to signify “I.”
- Extend your hands, palms up, out in front of you to signify “give.”
- Raise your extended hands, palms up, toward the sky to signify “up.”
You’re not gesturing skyward to imply that your
God-Realized Self lives in the sky, but to signify “higher in
Using your voice to raise energy is an ancient
practice. You’ll find The Siren to be a sure-fire way up in
frequency, even if you start in the dumps. If you’re
chakra-aware, you’ll notice that you move sound/energy
through every chakra as you tone your way up, which is very
balancing. This is really cool to do in a group.
Start by sounding “oooooooooooooooo” (with a long
‘o’ that rhymes with “glue”) at the lowest
note your voice will go and raise the tone up smoothly over a
period of a few seconds, from as low as you can easily go to the
highest you can easily go, like a siren starting up, and hold the
highest note as long as you can. Repeat as needed (or
desired—it’s so fun and enlivening, you’ll likely
want to do it a lot)! Do not force the sound—let your
voice gently wrap around the sound so as not to cause vocal
April’s F’ree Teleseminar will teach some new
Mark your calendar—our April teleseminar will be April 25 at
9 pm Eastern, 8 pm Central, 7 pm Mountain, 6 pm Pacific, at no cost
other than your long-distance charges. The topic will be Dancing
with Ego: Learning to Let Love Lead For details, see our Events page.
Questions—I need questions!
Do you have a question about life that you’d like me to take
a shot at answering? I find that I am very inspired by questions,
and frequently find out things I never knew before in the process
of answering! You can send your question via the “Contact
Us” feature on the website, and if I find myself inspired by
your question and choose to answer it on the “Julia
Answers” page we’ll soon be adding, you’ll get a
free download of one of the teleseminar recordings!
Answers—I have answers!
The article below is an example of how questions inspire me. In
discussing the idea of withdrawing energy from the conspiracy
concept (see “Conspiracy Theories and Fear” above),
someone asked the question: “If we ignore what people are
saying about conspiracies, and take what amounts to the ostrich
approach, how can we stay informed so that we can make wise
decisions and not be manipulated and controlled?”
In answer, I was inspired to write the following:
Staying Informed Without Information
First, the key to maintaining energy autonomy is to rise in
consciousness above the level of victimhood. This cannot be
done by immersing yourself in and empowering the concept that you
are a victim and that someone is out to get you, even if that may
be true in one picture of reality.
And perhaps the ostrich is onto something! If you want to tune your
receiver to a higher frequency station where a more desirable
reality manifests, it is going against your purpose to be taking in
more and more data from the reality you would like to move out of.
You have to shift your focus to the reality you prefer and pull the
plug on the reality you do not prefer by refusing to feed it any
more of your energy via your focus. Then you have exponentially
more precious life force with which to empower the reality in which
you are free, and live a life of harmony, ease, and joy. It is
imperative to remember that we choose our reality by virtue of
From the standpoint of the current reality, the one in which
you’ve tuned your radio to the “conspiracy
station,” what you are basing this "need to be informed
so that you can’t be manipulated” on, is living your
life from your logical left brain's observations—i.e.,
needing to get outside information from which to make your choices
and gain your perceptions.
What if, instead, you lived in such a high state of attunement with
your God-Realized Self that you are naturally able to intuit
whether something is healthy for you or not? What if you could
feel when something is not in alignment with the schema for
harmony and wholeness? What if you could tell by your
emotional index (which is designed to monitor the integrity of
energy) when someone is being dishonest and/or manipulative?
This is not achieved by taking in more left-brained
information—especially fear-based information—but by
living in attunement with the aspect of yourself that stays in
constant perfect alignment—the vast aspect of you I call your
Spirit, or your "God-Realized Self" (the
“you” that is operating from the God-knowingness that
is available when you are totally receptive to Source.)
When I channeled my book, Recreating Eden, it became clear to me that we
are so very skewed toward using our logical minds, we are truly
vulnerable by virtue of relying on outside information instead of
using our own internal gauge. Our reliance on getting information
from others keeps us at lower vibrational frequency because it
means we are necessarily less perfectly aligned with Source.
As is highlighted in Recreating Eden, whenever your
receptivity is to external voices instead of to the voice of God
sounding within you, you are out of magnetic alignment and there is
a gap of sorts between you and the Source of All, and your
frequency is lowered. The lower your frequency, the more
asleep you are, and the more vulnerable to deception and
manipulation you are. So any way you slice it, giving attention
to conspiracy talk makes you susceptible to the conspiracy reality!
For articles I’ve written that are related to these
concepts, see “Election 2004 and the Anesthesia of Lower
and “Changing the Channel on Fearful Prophecy”
And, of course, for the primer on the relationship between
frequency and experience, be sure to read Recreating Eden!
Now, be sure and send in those questions!
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