EPISODE 73: “Are You A Cosmic Being?”
You’ve probably heard people say, “We’re not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.”
My challenge with this statement is that many people get trapped in the dogma of being “spiritual.” (Which is an episode in itself.)
The way I experience life is that we are infinite cosmic beings who incarnate into bodies and in those bodies we learn to embrace dogma that keeps us blind and trapped for a lifetime.
In this episode I talk about:
The majority of us are consumed with life experiences and situations that are driven by the smallest part of our being and we relinquish all our power to the smallest part of ourselves.
Until we start working from the larger part of our cosmic and infinite selves we’re working against the nature of who we are and life can be very challenging.
You are a cosmic being and all the daily stuff you get trapped in IS inconsequential and a waste of your life force and energy.
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You're listening to episode number 73 of the transform your life from the inside out podcast. In this episode I talk about, well, the title is "Are You a Cosmic Being?" and I talk about looking at your life from a much higher perspective of you. Stay tuned.
Hi, I'm Jim Fortin, and you're about to start Transforming Your Life from the inside out with this podcast. I'm widely considered the leader in subconscious transformation, and I've coached super achievers all around the world for over 25 years. Here, you're going to find no rah rah motivation and no hype. Because this podcast is a combination of brain science, transformational psychology, and ancient wisdom all rolled into one to take your life to levels you've never thought possible. If you're wanting a lot more in life- to feel better, to heal, to have peace of mind, to feel powerful and alive and to bring more abundance and prosperity into your life, then this podcast is for you, because you're going to start learning how to master your mind and evolve your consciousness. And when you do that, anything you want then becomes possible for you. I'm glad you're here.
You Were Somewhere Before You Got Here
Okay. So a much higher perspective of you. Let's start here. And by the way, my voice, I've been traveling back and forth. I have a home in Arizona and one in Dallas. I travel back and forth quite often and it's very dry and very dry there and very humid here. And so it's taking a toll on my voice. Okay. You know, you probably have heard the phrase before, I would guess if you're listening my podcast, and I tend to attract people that are what I would say more progressive thinking, more open minded, more air quote, "spiritual" than they are perhaps even into organized religion. But even that doesn't matter because what I want to share with you here is a higher perspective of thinking. Now, you probably have heard the phrase before, whether you be religious or spiritual, you probably have heard the phrase that we are not human beings, but we are spiritual beings having a human experience. Now I've heard that for for many, many years. And what I don't like about that phrase is that many people, arrogantly, and I would say spiritually arrogantly, they actually take spirituality- and they might be talking in some way against religion, but they've not even recognized that they're making spirituality, religion and they're being arrogant about it. So what I'd like to do is go beyond that, and to a much higher level than talking about any dogma. And what I tell people is that we are not first human beings. We're not spiritual beings. We are cosmic beings, cosmic beings, that we may qualify as spiritual but also having a human experience.
So obviously the topic is, are you a cosmic being? And I can only imagine what you might have been thinking when you read that headline, like, what is this guy talking about? So I know that I've mentioned this on other episodes before and I want to say this. And I've talked about Einstein's law, the conservation of energy and the Law of Conservation of Matter. But I want to share this with you. And there's no one that can argue with this. Well, you might, you might argue, but I'm telling you, just to fully consider this. You were somewhere before you got here. Now, many people believe of all religions and all thought, you know, schools of thought is that we are eternal souls. Well, if that's the case, and it is, because you cannot destroy energy because you're also energy- that's what I meant by Einstein's law, the conservation of energy and the Law of Conservation of Matter. You were definitely somewhere before you got here, before you incarnated on this planet. Now, the operative word is that you, you were somewhere before you incarnated on this planet to become who you think that you are, but who you think that you are in the 3D, which you know, talking the third dimension, when actually we're really already operating in the fifth and sixth dimension. But anyway, that's a whole different podcast, but YOU as an eternal soul incarnated into a body, and many people think that body is exactly who they are. But again, back to the point of this whole podcast is, well, a point that I want to demonstrate here or share with you, is that you were somewhere before you got here.
What I tell people, simple phrase is, you know, it's like you were in a cosmic waiting room waiting to be incarnated, or what we call, you know, being born. So that's like a metaphorical 30,000 foot view of what we're going to talk about in this episode. And then I'm going to bring it down and bring it right down into your daily life so you can get some very practical and very, you know, tangible takeaways from this particular Episode. Now, just a couple of minutes ago, I said that you, and I actually even accentuated the word you, you incarnated into your body. Well, what most of you, and this is because we learned this, which I'll talk about in just a minute, is that you think you are your body. And you think that you are Joe Smith or Jane Doe, and many, not you particular, but many of you, and you think "oh, I'm Japanese", or "I'm Russian" or "I'm Filipino, or Peruvian or Canadian or whatever, and I am a male or female" or, you know, I'm all these things, but these are all very human definitions of what you really are. But most people, they think they are their body and you're not your body. You are a cosmic being that has incarnated into a body and you're simply like a rental car- you're renting, metaphorically speaking, that body while you're here. Now I know I've used this example before, but let me share the example again. Let's say that you go on vacation, and you hop on an airplane and you go somewhere, and you get to the airport. And you know, things have changed over the years. Let's say that you're not using an Uber or a Lyft or a family member's not picking you up. But let's say you go on vacation with the family or even yourself and you rent a car. Then what you do, is you take your rental car, and you drive around while you're on vacation. Let me put it this way. You drive around while you're visiting somewhere that is not your home. Consider that for a moment. You're driving around in the car while you're visiting somewhere, which is not your home. Then what you do is you stay for the duration of your visit, you drive your car back to the airport, and you drop it off. You hop on your flight and you fly home. So what I tell people is that your body that this, you know, the skin, this piece of carbon that you call, is simply the rental car, and it must be turned back in when you're done with your journey. But see what a lot of us do is we think, "oh, we're the rental car." No, we're not the rental car, you are not you. You were simply, you know, driving around in you while you are here.
Let me share another perspective and another angle to look at this is, let's say for a moment and you can call it whatever you want- divine intelligence, the infinite field, the quantum field, God, yahweh- you know, whatever you want to call it, but I call it the great grand mystery. You may want to call it the Great Grand Creator. So let's say for example, that the Great Grand Creator, you know, is visiting with formless, meaning you when you're formless, and says, "who wants to go on a great adventure?" And it's kind of like we're in a cosmic waiting room, and we're all kids, and it's akin to somebody saying, "Who wants to go to Disneyland?" And everybody's like, "I do I do. I want to go, I want to go" and we're all holding, you know, our hands up and all excited about going somewhere. And then the Great Grand Creator says, "okay, you're going to get to go on a journey, but here's the thing- On this journey, you're going to actually incarnate you're going to be born, and you're going to be born with a bag over your head. You're going to forget me, and you're going to forget who you are." And then what we do is we incarnate on the planet. And then a phrase that I've been taught over the years is, we have been domesticated. Once we're born onto the planet, we are domesticated, just like animals have been domesticated, as a simple metaphor. We're domesticated to the planet and basically what that means is when you're born on this planet, which remember, we forget who we are, we forget the extraordinary, you know, energy source that we are. We're born into a planet of literally, and this needs no defense, we're born onto a planet of a great deal of darkness and mediocrity, and a lot of human emotions like greed and fear, and all these things that are really not very positive emotions for us as, let's say, spiritual or cosmic beings. Anyway, we're born onto the planet and then as little bitty babies were domesticated, and we're taught about all the ways that human beings are to be. So, in that process what happens is we've forgotten how extraordinary we are. I'm tripping over my words. We have forgotten how extraordinary we are as cosmic beings. We become domesticated and we become literally like 1/100 of 1% of truly what we are, by identifying as "Oh, okay, I'm in this 3D bag of skin and I am a human being." Now that being said, Who are you? Really? And I don't mean at the perfunctory human level, I mean, at a much deeper level, who are you?
And then another question is, What? What are you? Sit with that for a second. Seriously, take some time and just ponder that. And even by asking the question, you start to activate your consciousness around this subject, but what are you? Because if you were somewhere before you got in the body, and you're going somewhere after you leave the body, then what are you and then where are you going? Where were you before you got here? Somewhere in the cosmos. Where are you going when you leave the body? Also, somewhere in the cosmos. Now back to what I was talking about, what happens, is that we're born onto this planet and then we get trapped. We get trapped by humanity through our domestication. And what I mean by that very tangibly is that we learn all these things about Planet Earth, about what I call Earth school, and we learn from people most times who are functioning at very low levels. I mean, the conversation that you're listening to right now, I guarantee you, at the level, you're listening to this conversation, the majority of the planet is not thinking about it in this way. As a matter of fact, most and I do mean most statistically, may be thinking about it, but they're thinking about it through dogma, through certain organized structures of thought on the planet. And they actually might, that might be their reach for the divine, but what they're really not thinking about is the cosmology of the Divine. So my, my objective is my intention is to free you, literally to free you, from your illusion of you.
So back to the 3d struggles. What kind of struggles do you have in your life? Consider that for a moment. And just start numbering off in your mind all the struggles you have. And I'll tell you a simple struggle that so many people struggle with is money and material things. But the interesting thing is, is that you were an evolved enough being able to incarnate into a body and go through that, that gestation period and everything and be born on the planet. And you've got this divine intelligence running within you, for example, to demonstrate that, the divine intelligence within you, your body is an amazing piece of cosmological technology. Let's say for example, you got a paper cut something really simple, we can talk about. Well, you get a papercut, you don't have to sit there and stare at it and all this kind of stuff. It simply heals itself. There is a divine cosmic intelligence in you. Now, you know, that's a truism. Everyone, every single one of you listening has had a papercut or you've fallen and scraped your knee or whatever and you heal! Well, that's divine intelligence. But you know what, what most of us never fully stop to realize is we have that extraordinary divine intelligence, but yet, we can't figure out how to make you know, something as simple or attract something as simple as 3D money. I mean, when you look at it from that perspective, that's mind blowing, right?
There's a phrase that I work from as well, I'm sure you probably heard it somewhere before but the phrase that I work from is to be in this world, but not of this world. So physiologically, I'm definitely in this world, I mean I'm creating this podcast, but I'm also energetically not in this world. Simultaneously while being physiologically in it, I also work from I'm not OF this world. And that, guess what, just like you one day, this bag of skin that I'm walking around in is going to stop breathing, and I'm going to leave the planet. Let me give you another example here. Let's take, for example, the very, very tip of one of your pinky fingers. When I say the tip, I mean literally just the little, little little bitty 16th of an inch at the tip of your pinky finger. Alright, now, if you took your thumb and you put that on the very tip, do it now if you can do it safely and you're not driving, you take your thumb and you put it right on the tip of your pinky. And you notice that you've got a connection between your thumb and your pinky. Well, that very, very, very tip of your pinky really is the representation of your entire life physiologically, Jane Doe or you know, John Smith or whatever, but then notice that that little bitty tip of the pinky is like a miniscule part of your entire body. Well, your 3D you, meaning your human identity, is just a miniscule representation of the larger you. But then what we do, I've been there and I've learned this stuff, again many years on the path that I've been on, what we do is we let that little bitty bitty bitty, miniscule part of us the very, very tip of our pinky control the rest of us, meaning the rest of our being. So we let this 3D, Jim Fortin, Bob Smith, Jane whatever- now again, I want to back up there and that this has been drilled in my head for many years is to not let that little part of me, I'm just using myself as an example, to not let that little part of me control the totality of my beingness. And that's what I'm bringing to you in this episode. Because when you're getting into your anger and your fear and your greed and your, all these things that people get into, you're letting the little bitty part of you control the totality of you. And quite literally, you're wasting a significant amount of your opportunity here on the planet.
So hopefully that makes sense to you is that we don't want to let that little bitty tip of the pinky control us. We want to fully, you know, recognize, well, I don't know if fully is the right word, but we want to further recognize that we are cosmic, eternal, energy beings. And then that being said, and it's true, because like I talked about Einstein's law, the conservation of energy Law of Conservation of Matter, I will not go into it in this episode, but basically energy and matter cannot be destroyed. Which you're physically partly carbon, meaning the physical body, you know what that can be destroyed, but the energy in the body cannot be destroyed. So what I'm telling you is also physics and science is that you are an eternal being. Now, that being the case, have you recognized that you've let that powerful, eternal being be controlled by what your mother in law did? And actually, this is the perfect episode because it's coming out- I don't know when you're going to listen to it- but I'm going to tell you right now it's coming out the day before Thanksgiving, 2019. And how many of you are already dreading going home to see your mother in law, your family? The negativity at home- my brother in law does this, my wife does that, my husband does that. Oh my gosh, wait till I'm around my in laws, they're going to drive me crazy. Well, there's not better timing, nothing happens by accident. And if you notice that you're letting the totality of you be controlled by that little bitty part of your pinky that you think is you.
Another question that I tell people when I don't have experience of something, even in non ordinary reality with a shaman, most things in life are what I would say in the cosmos, are beyond my paygrade, meaning I can speak to it, but I can't go in depth because I don't KNOW. But a question that I have for you, and I prefaced it with what I just said, is, considering the fact that you are, you know, you're an eternal cosmic being, what power do you think that you had? And for how many eons of time? Perhaps years, we could say, but that's that's an earth measurement. How long have you been traveling? What have you gained? Because you're an eternal soul, what have you gained in eternity? Now, where I'm going with this is you've gained a lot, a lot over billions and billions of years of your existence, if not even I mean trillions of years of your existence. And now some people could say, "well, you know, the Earth is only 4 billion years old and our universe is only 4 billion years old." You know, scientists are already discovering now that we live in a multiverse. There's not just one universe. I mean, this whole big picture, so to speak, has been going on for trillions of years, if not even more than that. And I would say more than that, because it's infinite and you can't qualify that. So where I want to come back to, considering that you've been traveling for trillions of years or more, what did you give up to incarnate into the body that you're in now to have the life that you have now? Consider that, and I'm not qualified to answer that. But I want to ask you that question. What did you give up from your travel, infinite travel, to hop in a body for anywhere from you? I don't know, you know, 70, 80, 90, 100 years and then hop, you know, you come to a planet where you're domesticated on a planet of mediocrity that has a lot of darkness and a planet that basically is asleep. What I mean by that the majority of humanity is asleep and that needs no defense when you look around, as I've said, before we fight for territory, like animals. I mean, it's ridiculousness that the world has spent over $100 trillion on warfare and the last 100 years. I mean, that's all such low level functioning. And we have the ability to be very extraordinary beings. But anyway, back to you. What did you give up,? And to show you how easily you were domesticated. And that's just again, a word that I use for indoctrinated in humanity, including me, and the majority of you guess what? You've gone your entire lifetime by whatever your name is Sue or mark or David, or Kyoko or Juan or Lupita, or, you know, whatever it is and any language, you go on your entire lifetime and you've responded to that name, yet you did not even pick your name. It was given to you.
Now, I'm not going to go too much further here on this, but what I want to ask you, take your time, get honest with yourself, and look at how much of your life, and there's a whole different podcast on this and I don't know if I want to do a podcast on this because it rattles the cage for a lot of people when people most people, many people, most many, I don't know, a lot of people don't like their reality rattled. And what I mean by that is, a significant portion of the population will not ask for the truth for anything. What they asked for is what confirms their belief system. And most of us ask that I mean, like a patriotic American will ask for what confirms their patriotic American belief system, or a Christian or a Jew or a spiritualist or Japanese or Peruvian, or any thought process on the planet. Most people won't ask for what's true, they will ask for what confirms what I call their model of reality. But what I want you to look at right now- What have you been indoctrinated with? That literally even let's forget all the cosmic stuff for a moment and just look at your time on the planet. What have you been indoctrinated with that makes your time on the planet more difficult when it's nothing more than indoctrination?
I'll give you a couple of examples here and very, very simple ones and only a couple. Number one is money's hard to make. Well, I'm going to tell you, I was indoctrinated with that. I'm going to tell you absolutely that is not true, because I attract it very easily. Many of you struggle with that. Secondly, I told you, I'd give you, you know, we talk practical stuff. What about healing? Many people believe that they're destined to be sick or they cannot heal themselves. That is not true. Just like the cut, you have divine intelligence running through you. You have the ability to heal yourself.
Now let me go a different direction again, is let's go the cosmic direction. And if we look at our life from a much, much, much higher perspective, and let's look at Earth for a moment. You know, we can actually ,I live in the United States and you can cross state lines and you can, you know, fly across the Atlantic and land in France and that's a different nationality or you can fly to South Africa, or you can fly the opposite direction and go to Japan. We have all these human imposed destinations in the world, and they're about identities and nationalities. You know, for example, the Japanese have Japan and the British have Great Britain and etc. But if you go to the moon, you cannot see any of these human created limitations. They don't exist. They're simply human created. So, considering the fact that you truly are a cosmic being, what I want you to look at right now, is as I just alluded to, what are all the limitations that you have accepted for your time on this planet because you've been indoctrinated with it from the age of, well, when you were born? That's what I want you to think about because all these things that people literally struggle with for a lifetime, are literally compared to the totality of your being, tiny, insignificant things, yet people wrestle their entire lifetime with tiny, insignificant things, and they stay trapped. And when they stay trapped, they have no peace. And when they have no peace, they have no joy.
A phrase that was shared with me many years ago, is this- and the phrase is, common men are hooked to other men. The warrior is hooked to infinity. So that's kind of like saying, you know, a parable or a metaphor, not a parable. But it could be like, you know, we could say, well, you know, I'm trying to get this out of my mind into this audio for you. But it's like, where do people spend their attention to they spend it you know, do they spend it in like People Magazine and gossip, or do they spend it like sharpening their consciousness and evolving and growing? They're spending their attention in two very different places. And when I'm talking to you, as a cosmic being, where is your attention as a human being being invested? Because the truth is, is that you are an extraordinarily powerful, cosmic being. And all the daily stuff, literally, it doesn't belong to you. All the daily stuff that you get trapped in- the fear, the worry, the mother in law, the job, the money- doesn't belong to you when it's inconsequential to what many people will call their higher self. I call it your cosmic self.
So your takeaway is, are you investing your attention and your awareness in the little bitty miniscule into the pinky 3D version of you? And are you letting that control the infinite totality of the cosmic you? Okay, so that wraps up this episode and the next episode is going to be, I'm just laughing as I think about this right now because it just hit me in the face- when I create these episodes I go through questions and I'm like, "Okay, what question can I answer that will have the biggest impact for that for the biggest amount of people?" And I didn't even realize it till just now the question that I picked is, "Why can't I stop procrastinating even though it causes mental stress?" And I'm, I'm just laughing at that because it's almost juxtaposed and irony compared to what we just talked about. I mean, it almost demonstrates the person being trapped in the little 3D part of their pinky. But anyway, that's what we're going to talk about on the next episode is why can't I stop procrastinating, even though it causes mental stress? Okay, thanks for listening, and I'll catch you over on the next episode. Bye bye.
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