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WHY NOT HUMILITY?
Erle Frayne Argonza / Ra
Why not be humble at all moments
Of association with fellowmen?
Didn’t the shopworker teach you
That one rudiment of survival
Is the intelligent recognition
Of your limitations’ omnipresence
Inspite of endowments of craft & wealth?
For there too are circumstances
That are beyond you grasps
In the snares of Naivete
And may even cause a furor
Of gig and limitless giggle?
For Boastfulness and Arrogance
Are twin eagles of deception
That once they’d lift you aflight
They’d shake you off the winds to crash
Tragically on the solid ground
Of defeat and humiliation?
O! Humility!
You are a noble messenger
That speaks for transparent Security
One that makes a person immensely cherished
By the commonwealth of all men.
[Writ. 05 June 1988, Proj. 8, Quezon City, M.Manila]
REFLECTION
Being an islander in Asia, born a Filipino, I was taught humility as a sublime virtue. As I grew up, I found out that humility is a cross-cultural virtue, taught by sages and gurus of the Teaching. As a lad, I had great love for erudite yet humble persons, and had deep scorn for braggarts and arrogant persons.
The Filipinos are incidentally descendants of ancient Lemurians, who  were gifted with perfecting Karma Yoga even prior to the emergence of the Filipino in the historic landscape. Service and bhakti (devotion) go sublimely together, such traits blossoming well among many of my well-meaning compatriots here. For the servant cum devotion person, humility is a sublime virtue exhibited as natural behavior, it being one of the ‘ginintuang ugali’ (golden traits) offered to us by our divine heritage.
Endeared spiritual Aspirants should internalize the virtue well and live it in daily living. Humble yet magnanimous persons will eventually be golden traits of the habitués of New Earth. In contrast, braggarts, arrogant ones will be driven out of Earth and transferred to the dense world that await them, there to brag and condescend on others to their hearts’ delight.
Ra
March 2011

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WHY NOT HUMILITY?
Erle Frayne Argonza / Ra
Why not be humble at all moments
Of association with fellowmen?
Didn’t the shopworker teach you
That one rudiment of survival
Is the intelligent recognition
Of your limitations’ omnipresence
Inspite of endowments of craft & wealth?
For there too are circumstances
That are beyond you grasps
In the snares of Naivete
And may even cause a furor
Of gig and limitless giggle?
For Boastfulness and Arrogance
Are twin eagles of deception
That once they’d lift you aflight
They’d shake you off the winds to crash
Tragically on the solid ground
Of defeat and humiliation?
O! Humility!
You are a noble messenger
That speaks for transparent Security
One that makes a person immensely cherished
By the commonwealth of all men.
[Writ. 05 June 1988, Proj. 8, Quezon City, M.Manila]
REFLECTION
Being an islander in Asia, born a Filipino, I was taught humility as a sublime virtue. As I grew up, I found out that humility is a cross-cultural virtue, taught by sages and gurus of the Teaching. As a lad, I had great love for erudite yet humble persons, and had deep scorn for braggarts and arrogant persons.
The Filipinos are incidentally descendants of ancient Lemurians, who  were gifted with perfecting Karma Yoga even prior to the emergence of the Filipino in the historic landscape. Service and bhakti (devotion) go sublimely together, such traits blossoming well among many of my well-meaning compatriots here. For the servant cum devotion person, humility is a sublime virtue exhibited as natural behavior, it being one of the ‘ginintuang ugali’ (golden traits) offered to us by our divine heritage.
Endeared spiritual Aspirants should internalize the virtue well and live it in daily living. Humble yet magnanimous persons will eventually be golden traits of the habitués of New Earth. In contrast, braggarts, arrogant ones will be driven out of Earth and transferred to the dense world that await them, there to brag and condescend on others to their hearts’ delight.
Ra
March 2011

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ON MEASURING LOVE ON MEASURING LOVE
Erle Frayne Argonza /Ra
Love, concern and sincerest care
For the loved one and all loved fellows:
Could these be measured
Like the metered current
That powers the home?
If it were so could devotion be paid
In sheets over sheets of monies?
Perhaps the cats, dogs
And other wondrous pets at home
Can offer the answer:
Wondrous pets don’t count at all
Their kisses and devotion to friends
O! How they keep on giving!
They simply keep on giving!
[Writ. 04 June 1988, Proj. 8, Quezon City, M.Manila]
REFLECTION
The Law of Reciprocity posits: “Do for others what you want them to do for you.” A sacrosanct low in all spheres of existence, it is fully substantiated in the conduct of devotion.
As I was saying in that youthful poem of mine, devotion is a matter of quality of relationship, not a matter of quantity of giving. Take notice of your very own pets and see how totally devoted they are to you, never counting the love they offer to you. Such a behavior we must exude before the Almighty Providence and the sublime created Beings in all dimensions, inclusive of our own fellow humans.
For the egotistical types, giving love is a matter of quantity, such a love therefore being not ‘true love’. It is manipulative behavior, exuded to control people, enslave ‘the other’ in disproportionately asymmetric relations, and manifested with the expectation that others will reciprocate in kind. These are the types whom the Spiritual Hierarchy will expel from Terra post-2012, transferred to the world fit for their own psyche and awareness.
Ra
March 2011

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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 02:27:53 -0500 http://community.beliefnet.com/taupantas/blog/2014/07/12/on_measuring_love http://community.beliefnet.com/taupantas/blog/2014/07/12/on_measuring_love ON MEASURING LOVE
Erle Frayne Argonza /Ra
Love, concern and sincerest care
For the loved one and all loved fellows:
Could these be measured
Like the metered current
That powers the home?
If it were so could devotion be paid
In sheets over sheets of monies?
Perhaps the cats, dogs
And other wondrous pets at home
Can offer the answer:
Wondrous pets don’t count at all
Their kisses and devotion to friends
O! How they keep on giving!
They simply keep on giving!
[Writ. 04 June 1988, Proj. 8, Quezon City, M.Manila]
REFLECTION
The Law of Reciprocity posits: “Do for others what you want them to do for you.” A sacrosanct low in all spheres of existence, it is fully substantiated in the conduct of devotion.
As I was saying in that youthful poem of mine, devotion is a matter of quality of relationship, not a matter of quantity of giving. Take notice of your very own pets and see how totally devoted they are to you, never counting the love they offer to you. Such a behavior we must exude before the Almighty Providence and the sublime created Beings in all dimensions, inclusive of our own fellow humans.
For the egotistical types, giving love is a matter of quantity, such a love therefore being not ‘true love’. It is manipulative behavior, exuded to control people, enslave ‘the other’ in disproportionately asymmetric relations, and manifested with the expectation that others will reciprocate in kind. These are the types whom the Spiritual Hierarchy will expel from Terra post-2012, transferred to the world fit for their own psyche and awareness.
Ra
March 2011

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SONGBIRD’S MELODY SONGBIRD’S MELODY

Erle Frayne Argonza / Ra

 

Songbird of the country

Please sing your tunes tirelessly

On valleys and hills

Sing afloat your theatre of amusement!

 

You are forever rewarded

With rice, shelter, care

By humble folks who truly cherish you.

 

Sing!

Sing for them! – the poor and wretched—

 

They who were left forlorn

By trusted lords

By false guardians of welfare

By deified magnates;

They who are now casting

New lives for themselves

New hopes toward betterment.

 

O! Songbird so dear!

Lift them up from slumber!

 

[Writ. 26 May 1988, Proj. 8, Quezon City, M.Manila.]

 

REFLECTION

I never ceased to marvel over songbirds perched on trees nearby my residence, their songs serving as balms that can sooth inner wounds. As part of divine grace on Terra, we are o! so blessed with so many songbirds. In the early morning, they role-play as my alarm clock, wakening me through their sweet melodies.

Aspirants in the Path ought to meditate on the sublime meanings of the songbird. Upon advancing in the Path and striving to contribute to the Work, the Aspirant better face people like a songbird does to the folks. It is necessary to provide service to those who are in need, as well as to those who thirst for knowledge and wisdom, service being the 6th Ray of divinity.

Be like unto the songbird, who dedicates melodies so unselfishly to those who can hear, especially the marginalized peoples. Those deified magnates who quack service by engaging in humanitarian pursuits for posterity and fame, those who are undeniably Service-for-Self or SFS persons, will be taken out by Gaia from Terra post-2012, and will be transferred by the Spiritual Hierarchy to a world that befits their egoistic nature.

Ra

 

March 2011

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Tue, 04 Mar 2014 02:04:07 -0600 http://community.beliefnet.com/taupantas http://community.beliefnet.com/taupantas SONGBIRD’S MELODY

Erle Frayne Argonza / Ra

 

Songbird of the country

Please sing your tunes tirelessly

On valleys and hills

Sing afloat your theatre of amusement!

 

You are forever rewarded

With rice, shelter, care

By humble folks who truly cherish you.

 

Sing!

Sing for them! – the poor and wretched—

 

They who were left forlorn

By trusted lords

By false guardians of welfare

By deified magnates;

They who are now casting

New lives for themselves

New hopes toward betterment.

 

O! Songbird so dear!

Lift them up from slumber!

 

[Writ. 26 May 1988, Proj. 8, Quezon City, M.Manila.]

 

REFLECTION

I never ceased to marvel over songbirds perched on trees nearby my residence, their songs serving as balms that can sooth inner wounds. As part of divine grace on Terra, we are o! so blessed with so many songbirds. In the early morning, they role-play as my alarm clock, wakening me through their sweet melodies.

Aspirants in the Path ought to meditate on the sublime meanings of the songbird. Upon advancing in the Path and striving to contribute to the Work, the Aspirant better face people like a songbird does to the folks. It is necessary to provide service to those who are in need, as well as to those who thirst for knowledge and wisdom, service being the 6th Ray of divinity.

Be like unto the songbird, who dedicates melodies so unselfishly to those who can hear, especially the marginalized peoples. Those deified magnates who quack service by engaging in humanitarian pursuits for posterity and fame, those who are undeniably Service-for-Self or SFS persons, will be taken out by Gaia from Terra post-2012, and will be transferred by the Spiritual Hierarchy to a world that befits their egoistic nature.

Ra

 

March 2011

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CHEERFULNESS CHEERFULNESS

Erle Frayne Argonza / Ra

 

Cheerfulness

Is never allowed to be dormant

Among children

In whose currents it

Freely flows

When it erupts

Like sunbursts

That all other cosmic bodies

Gladly accept

As life blessings.

 

[Writ. 09 Oct. 1987, Proj. 8, Quezon City, M.Manila.]

 

REFLECTION

A person who is truly in the Path of Light, in thought and in practice, will naturally turn out to be cheerful. If a person refuses, consciously or unconsciously, to release dense energy blockages from within, then higher Light cannot flow down the lower self as much as it should, thus causing a state of ‘grim and determined’ mood.

As a social activist of long standing, I had deep scorn for fellow activist leaders who were ‘grim and determined’. They turned out to be fanatical hardliners, and were defenders of social tenets as stiff dogma. When they spoke before the public, they discoursed in the ‘brimstone and fire’ manner, lacking humor and life.

 

Strive to release dense energies from within you, caused by very long conditions of psychological disorder that you may have possessed for so many lives, so as to effectively let higher Light flow through you. There are meditation tools available to achieve results.

Do not be imposing your presence upon a guru of the Teaching by stubbornly sticking on to your dense states of disordered selves. Being so, you will lack the cheerfulness that is expected of any worker of Light, and will dogmatize the Teaching as well as make a cult out of the founding Master of the group or teachings represented by your guru.

 

Ra

March 2011

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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 02:36:58 -0600 http://community.beliefnet.com/taupantas/blog/2014/02/25/cheerfulness http://community.beliefnet.com/taupantas/blog/2014/02/25/cheerfulness CHEERFULNESS

Erle Frayne Argonza / Ra

 

Cheerfulness

Is never allowed to be dormant

Among children

In whose currents it

Freely flows

When it erupts

Like sunbursts

That all other cosmic bodies

Gladly accept

As life blessings.

 

[Writ. 09 Oct. 1987, Proj. 8, Quezon City, M.Manila.]

 

REFLECTION

A person who is truly in the Path of Light, in thought and in practice, will naturally turn out to be cheerful. If a person refuses, consciously or unconsciously, to release dense energy blockages from within, then higher Light cannot flow down the lower self as much as it should, thus causing a state of ‘grim and determined’ mood.

As a social activist of long standing, I had deep scorn for fellow activist leaders who were ‘grim and determined’. They turned out to be fanatical hardliners, and were defenders of social tenets as stiff dogma. When they spoke before the public, they discoursed in the ‘brimstone and fire’ manner, lacking humor and life.

 

Strive to release dense energies from within you, caused by very long conditions of psychological disorder that you may have possessed for so many lives, so as to effectively let higher Light flow through you. There are meditation tools available to achieve results.

Do not be imposing your presence upon a guru of the Teaching by stubbornly sticking on to your dense states of disordered selves. Being so, you will lack the cheerfulness that is expected of any worker of Light, and will dogmatize the Teaching as well as make a cult out of the founding Master of the group or teachings represented by your guru.

 

Ra

March 2011

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REFLECTIONS ABOUT WORK REFLECTIONS ABOUT WORK

Erle Frayne Argonza / Ra


There can be

no savoring the foods

offered by Terra

without working hard for their generation;

 

no consumption of bounties

in torrential showers

without striving

for their production;

 

no recital of flowery

words about justice

without active contention

for their fruition;

 

no pleasant rest

of mind and body

without processing by

the sweatshops of labour;

 

no blissful state

of realized utopias

without rendering sufferings

from waylaid obstacles.

[Writ. 27 Sept, 1987, University of the Philippines, QC.]

 

REFLECTION


The poem was largely my crafting of the virtue of labor in the poetic form. At the time of my writing this piece, I was largely enamored to the labor theory of value, which I hold on to this day.

Any spiritual Aspirant ought to realize the wisdom behind labor as way to reproducing in the self the power of creation of the Prime Creator. Being thus a reproduction of such divine powers, each of us is a co-creator of the Almighty in the lower dimensions of reality.

Being so, we strive to enact co-creation in the realm of practice. We were sent here for a higher purpose, so we maximize our presence in the dense spheres to labor as a sublime expression of the powers of creation. Even our sojourning the Path is a matter of engaging in work—in spiritual work—as we put into practice the principles of higher mysteries.

As we move on in our journey living highly productive lives, so does Divine grace come forth, showering us with blessings. Till finally one becomes Self-realized, a process that is itself brought forth by a combination of our efforts (25%), our guru’s intervention programs (25%), and divine grace (50%).

Ra

March 2011                                        

 

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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 07:28:55 -0600 http://community.beliefnet.com/taupantas/blog/2014/02/19/reflections_about_work http://community.beliefnet.com/taupantas/blog/2014/02/19/reflections_about_work REFLECTIONS ABOUT WORK

Erle Frayne Argonza / Ra


There can be

no savoring the foods

offered by Terra

without working hard for their generation;

 

no consumption of bounties

in torrential showers

without striving

for their production;

 

no recital of flowery

words about justice

without active contention

for their fruition;

 

no pleasant rest

of mind and body

without processing by

the sweatshops of labour;

 

no blissful state

of realized utopias

without rendering sufferings

from waylaid obstacles.

[Writ. 27 Sept, 1987, University of the Philippines, QC.]

 

REFLECTION


The poem was largely my crafting of the virtue of labor in the poetic form. At the time of my writing this piece, I was largely enamored to the labor theory of value, which I hold on to this day.

Any spiritual Aspirant ought to realize the wisdom behind labor as way to reproducing in the self the power of creation of the Prime Creator. Being thus a reproduction of such divine powers, each of us is a co-creator of the Almighty in the lower dimensions of reality.

Being so, we strive to enact co-creation in the realm of practice. We were sent here for a higher purpose, so we maximize our presence in the dense spheres to labor as a sublime expression of the powers of creation. Even our sojourning the Path is a matter of engaging in work—in spiritual work—as we put into practice the principles of higher mysteries.

As we move on in our journey living highly productive lives, so does Divine grace come forth, showering us with blessings. Till finally one becomes Self-realized, a process that is itself brought forth by a combination of our efforts (25%), our guru’s intervention programs (25%), and divine grace (50%).

Ra

March 2011                                        

 

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