How can I choose my mobile number using numerology?

How can I choose my mobile number using numerology?

How can I choose my mobile number using numerology?

This is an interpretation of the usage of numerology as it relates to choosing a phone number for attracting a certain energy, utilizing the song 777–9311 by THE TIME.

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A FOOTBALL COMPARISON

A FOOTBALL COMPARISON

Life is a game of intimidation, you have to have an attitude of “I am going to accomplish what I need and want to for myself” Because, most of this world despite what you may think could care less if you are successful or destitute.  Which is why it is drummed into your head by a growing minority that you have to believe in yourself.

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Because, My Granfather Told Me, Nothin' From Nothin' Leaves Nothin', But...

Because, My Granfather Told Me, Nothin' From Nothin' Leaves Nothin', But...

Did my great-grandfather understand the metaphysical and occult meaning of what he was saying?If you understand the true meaning of Fool, Nothin', (0) Zero, you have an understanding that can empower you. Dig it, Got it, Good.

T-MICHAEL bespoke tailor/ designer /artist is NOT my grandfather, he just has a strong resemblance.

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Puppets on a String...Its Cruel or Is It???

Puppets on a String...Its Cruel or Is It???

Puppets on a String…Cruel or Is It???

Excerpt-He was nervous as hell about receiving a termination letter, so much so, that the man left his glasses at home and may not have slept all night for all I know.

This is a personal essay about my observation of the plight of today’s traditional employee.

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Their Way is Not Your Way

Their Way is Not Your Way

All of us want to be successful.  All of us want to live a life that has a certain amount of ease.  All

of us want to have more than enough money to do whatever it is, that we desire and need to do. All

of us would like to have a nice stash of money left over after paying our monthly bills, to do things

that are fun. But, what is stopping people from accomplishing this? How do people block

themselves?

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How I Overcame the Grip of Depression-Act 2

How I Overcame the Grip of Depression-Act 2

Since you are reading this, it is likely that you are at a low point in your life, similar to where I was in 2001. I was not very happy at that point in my life, as a matter of fact I was unknowingly dealing with depression.  As I take you through my story, my goal is to lift your spirits, give you knowledge and most importantly, give you a vision of bettering yourself, through positive change.

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Why Religion? Why Awareness?

In this world we live in, there are stances that many people of various financial stabilities have taken on. The LGBTQ Movement, The Anti-Islamophobia Movement, The Feminist Pro-Choice Movement, The Sanctuary Campus Movement, The Transgender Movement, Black Lives Matter and Anti-Trump movements are a few of many operations that people are completely consumed by. However, in places like this…

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Nobody gives a damn about any of that. In places like this, it has never mattered who is the president, the governor, the mayor or who sits on the city council. Because the same conditions have existed for decades and will more than likely not change. Well…that is until the gentrification movement slow rolls into the entirety of this zip code as well. Why Religion? Why Awareness?

 

Meanwhile, life in a place like this is literally akin to living in another world or perhaps on a distant planet. This deteriorating, mind-numbing, Elysium like existence, is far away from the multi-million dollar business deals, endless new construction, expensive “coming of age” universities and chic metropolis of the great circle, Atlanta, GA.

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The picture above is part of many such areas of Atlanta that many ATL rappers have had an obsession with boasting about for years. This area is known as Zone 1 in the city or "the Trap." Between the years of 1999-2001 I lived in a small white and green house with four friends from college, as roommates on 2066 Bethel Drive, which is only a block away from what used to be known as Simpson Road.

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Simpson, like so many other streets in largely Black neighborhoods in the area, has been given a pseudo distinguished gloss, by re-naming it after a prominent civil rights activist, organizer, or participant who worked in some capacity with Martin Luther King Jr. Ironically, most of the people of the 30314 who are supposedly the beneficiaries of “the Dream,” are living a goddamn nightmare. Why Religion? Why Awareness? 

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The streets that surround Bethel Drive are the afore mentioned, Joseph E. Boone Boulevard (Simpson Road), Bankhead Highway (Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway), Anderson Avenue, Waterbury Drive, Tiger Flowers Drive, Croesus Drive, Morehouse Drive, Spellman Drive. These places contain a mixture of homes that were notable in their heyday, but upon closer examination, are not what they were. Yet, the grass and weeds stay freshly cut with pride.

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Other areas look like a flash back to the 1980’s crack era. Wretched, disfigured low income housing apartments dot this area sporadically, with a mixture of units lived in and others boarded up within the same complex; apartments circled by beat up vehicles with missing hubcaps, mismatched tires, abandoned houses overlaid with uncut shrubbery, discount bar-b-que grills, satellite dishes, overrun garbage pails  and the sound of grandmas watching groups of elementary aged children, dancing to trap music, while looking at Grand Hustle stickers on the telephone poles. Why Religion? Why Awareness?

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My friends and I were not living in Bankhead because we wanted to get our street cred up, we lived there because we were four degreed young Black Men, living in the Black Mecca of the South. Yet, even with our degrees, we could not get a taste of the good life that existed, no more than a 15 minute drive away.  

We were unlikely members of that club Tyler Durden talked about, the security guard, forklift driver, smoothie maker and the insurance claims processor, working jobs we hated, but couldn’t afford to buy shit we didn’t need. We barely could afford the basic living necessities and still, we were better off than the majority of our neighbors. My worst problem at that time was ducking the repo man, whom I knew was looking for my car with late payments due and often expired tag and insurance. Compare that to the sight of a crack head walking up and down the street, the brown bagger (alcoholic), baby mama, broken old man, tired old lady waiting for jesus and grave yards, unconditionally surrounded by the dope boy and the red dawg police, we were alright, we were all…right.

The true controllers of the Bankhead way of life are the church. There was at the time I was living in Bankhead and still to this day, 13 churches that are spread out in all four cardinal directions, surrounding Bethel Drive, amidst all of this bedlam. Within these group of churches, at least six of them are next to each other, sharing a 40 yard radius. Four churches actually occupy the three intersection corner of Simpson Road (Joseph E. Boone Boulevard) and Hamilton E. Holmes Drive. Why Religion? Why Awareness?

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This is absolutely ridiculous. Let me repeat…set the scene one more time before I dissect…Why Religion? Why Awareness?  There are several streets within the Bankhead area that are named after Black Men…prominent civil rights activist, organizers, or participants who worked in some capacity with Martin Luther King Jr. Yet, the area in which these green and white street signs lay on, represent nothing that is obliging or kind, which is a definition of civil. Clearly the setting of these beat down neighborhoods are a portrayal of the internal affairs of the state and the churches. State meaning, to set in a position, circumstances, position in society or to make an arrangement…

I do not have to assume that most of the people in Bankhead, especially the children, have no clue about who those streets are named after…the same streets that are decorated with churches chicken bags, broken bottles and used condoms. Why Religion? Why Awareness?

An early 17th century phrase was "hungry as a church mouse." European church buildings in the 17th century and earlier did not store or provide food, also known as sustenance. Furthermore, mice in such buildings were utterly destitute. Sustenance defined is, a means of living or livelihood.

In my twisted mind, if I go to listen to someone speak for almost two hours, I want to leave with new found knowledge and what does knowledge mean? It is defined as a capacity for knowing, understanding; familiarity, awareness of a fact. Why Religion? Why Awareness?  I would prefer to leave with sustenance and knowledge. Knowledge also means "sexual intercourse." Oooh-wee I can’t wait to get me some knowledge!

Based on most of the headlines about church members and those within positions of authority, they are getting an overdose of knowledge! Which leads to the fact that there is no clear cut meaning for the word church, as it has been used in its current state. The term has been used in its state as a theme of convenience, not true meaning.

The English word, church, comes from the German word Kircke, which is defined as circle. The English word, circus, is a derivative of the word, circle. Circle-Circus like “three ring,” as in a “three ring circus.” Which is what you find in most churches, again there are 13 churches surrounding Bethel Drive, which is surrounded by poverty and ignorance. This told me then and tells me now that, something is not right. Taking notice of such and wanting to know why, leads to Awareness. Most of the citizens of Bankhead are not being provided with food or sustenance. Thus, they are literally "hungry as a church mouse." Why Religion? Why Awareness?

TRAUMA AS A SPIRITUAL SUPERPOWER   

I want to acknowledge the MC known as Princess Nokia for the phrase “trauma as a spiritual superpower.” I mention this because, prior to my studying various sciences under the banner of spirituality, metaphysics and the occult. I was just simply aware that something was not right. Two of my friends whom I was rooming with in Bankhead, had long kicked off Christianity and were studying Islam off and on. My other friend was straight atheist, telling jesus to kiss his ass. Just not dealing with any higher power energy at all.

Amid this vibe there I was, between 1999-2001, dealing with a heavy dose of anger, unknowingly depression and out write disbelief. I was fresh off of working for a gospel record label, doing a descent amount of traveling with them, meeting Bobby Jones, T.D. Jakes, Tonex (B Slade), Shirley Ceasar and on and on. However, after discovering that the gospel music industry is just like rock, hip-hop, jazz, r&b etc, in regards to drug use, sex, and other debauchery, all the Christian teachings I passively accepted as a youth, were being confronted…my then 26 year old self and mind ended up being fired or done a favor. I unassed that religious monstrosity.

Throughout my life I have always been curious about what is really going on. However, I cannot say the same for the people and yes they are still people, who live in Bankhead and some other “Hoods” in Atlanta I had to live in, before I got myself together. Key word being “I,” as in independent and finding that which is a "connective" element, that plugs me into THE MIND, that allowed me to find out who I am, why I exist and who I will come to be. Plugging into my Awareness.

But at that time, I was a bump on Bankhead’s ass. I can remember the daily and nightly menu based on delicious store brand grits, pancakes, eggs, white rice and top ramen noodles. Occasionally we might hook up some chicken, steaks, turkey bacon, or vegan sausage. Cereal was always a nice appetizer.  It was smothered over nicely with police stopping directly in front of my home after a 12 hour day shift driving a forklift, to excitedly give me a ticket for supposedly running a stop sign. Buttered on the side with having to keep a cobra hand gun on me in case a dope fiend or somebody on the come up, was hiding in the garage that was in place at the time, as I was preparing to park. Finally…sitting on a desert plate…with a chocolate glaze…was opportunity. Opportunity carried with it, the sweet smell of making more money, so we could get off Simpson road for good. Yes, trauma can be spiritual superpower!

At least we had the presence of mind to look at the plate of opportunity. Most people that lived on Bethel Drive and still live there, can’t even bring themselves to believe that they deserve opportunity. They are too busy listening to a pastor tell them to pray and trust in “Da Lawd,” and that everything will then be alright. It sounds absurd when looking at a place like this…

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But, people in the lowest income areas arguably have the strongest faith in jesus and yet the least to show for it. The pastors are giving and painting pictures that things are going to be all right, to people who very likely are participants in what is known as generational poverty. This is the situation that exist involving families where at least two generations or more have been born into poverty. This explains why it is not difficult to see two very old women, of which one is much older than the other, a younger women perhaps in her 20s or 30s and two or more small children sitting on a porch or walking down the street.

Old men on Simpson road are not absent, neither are younger men, both trying to scrap up a living as best as they can. It is also not uncommon as I mentioned before, to see the dope boys who could be as old as 30 or as young as 10, moving through the streets having had enough of being broke and doing whatever it takes to have the good life. Even if all it involves, is wearing fresh new clothes, “riding old school” with a “bad female,” eating high greased food and blowing money at the strip club. It also could mean taking the life of someone who looks just like them, in the same block radius, without a blinking of an eye.

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Furthermore, Black Lives Matter aint marching through Bankhead, yelling for more opportunity in the form of job training, better housing, quality health care or mental health examinations and treatment.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4991761/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2186297/

http://www.ascd.org/publications/books/109074/chapters/Understanding-the-Nature-of-Poverty.aspx

I can also bet, that they are not looking to help young Black Men living there, who have college degrees, but are working chicken feed paying jobs. Like Sean P. used to say, GTFOH!!

The focus and determination to better myself and get out, is what drove my friends to do the same. In addition we knew and believed that in spite of what we saw on a daily and nightly basis, we deserved better. Not like the begging or the praying that many Black people partake of in the privacy of their homes or in the walls of the church. Something akin to “Lord I just come to you on this day lord. I am just so thankful to be here in the church today lord. We could have been dead this morning lord, but you made a way for us to be here and praise your holy name.” The crowd saying AMEN, AMEN. “Lord you know we don’t deserve it (THEN WHY SHOULD I GIVE IT TO YOU THEN?) but could you please lord, just make our way a little easier…… Why Religion? Why Awareness?    

Generation after generation are being taught in this manner. Being taught to be happy with moderate success, a middle class working life, a low income continuation of life or outright poverty, all while the pastor is sliding around a collection plate. Then after the service he or she glides off in a Cadillac on the way to a 6000 square foot home on the other side of town. Meanwhile, you have church members getting back on a MARTA bus (The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority) for the ride home or walking back down the street, all laughing and talking joyously in unison, saying “Pastor shole’ preached today!”

The sadder thing is that, this will always be. These folk and millions more like them all across the U.S. and other places around the world, will never take a moment, look up and allow a new thought to come through in the form of intuition. They will never take a moment to do a thorough examination of themselves, their surroundings and ask the question, Why? They actually believe that it is a badge of honor to suffer. It has been said that you will never learn simply by reading a book.

However, if they would study other parts of the bible other than what the pastor told them to read.  They could actually receive plenty of wise nuggets, like the books of Solomon, Psalms and Proverbs…then perhaps some long inactive brain, cells could snap back on line. Otherwise, they will continue living in the self-imposed “Trap” that these rappers who “Got Love for the Hood,” keep mouthing about. Why Awareness?

As far as they are concerned, Bankhead and every area like it in Metro Atlanta, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, London, et cetera, will continue to believe that life is what it is. Thinking it is, when it ain’t all peaches and cream, that’s why they keep floating face down in the MAINSTREAM….

KNOW THY SELF…

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Greetings:

Welcome to Thought Elevation Ola, a starting place for the seeker of the deeper questions of life and the serious self evaluator. My name is Jassiri Nassor. I am a Spiritual/Reality based Thinker and Creative Writer. I specialize in higher level thought. I enjoy helping myself and assisting individuals connect life's dots through the sciences of Metaphysics, Occultism, Common Sense, and Unadulterated NERVE. Over the past six years my study of the aforementioned systems have helped me tremendously in my personal growth and understanding of myself and the world around me. 

The purpose of this blog is to share my personal stories and insights on daily life in a manner that is relatable and based on the FACT that changing the world is irrelevant until you first change YOURSELF. Acknowledging and conquering the negative features of yourself and your flaws is the ultimate victory. Most people need inspiration to do such a thing, well... you have found the right place. I have found that a well rounded person is balanced in the areas of Mental, Spiritual, Physical and Financial pursuits. I do not have all of the answers , yet I share what I have learned on my personal exploration. Through my sharing, I am sure we can find common ground.

Though we are seeking answers together, it doesn't have to be always serious. Laughter and just being a plain smart ass is good medicine for the soul. TRUTH is a excellent truth serum as well. I usually publish new blog post two times per week and I always deliver content to make you think and laugh. Thus, if you do not mind getting a smile on your face and top grade gas in your tank, sign up for the latest blog post and updates on myself Jassiri Nassor and Thought Elevation Ola. 

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5 life changing ways to understanding the PAIN OF LIFE

My Ambitions as a Ridah (Rider) Part 4

Ridah - a name that is Arabic in origin. It is directly linked to the I AM/GOD experience by living ones PURPOSE; literally means "contentment", "satisfaction" and "being well pleased."
Rider-An individual that is down for whatever, this person is fearless. This person will stand for anything they believe in (family, career, friends, money, success, education, petitions, changes, love ones, making situations better, etc) A rider would go to great length to achieve their goals, missions or objective and will not stop for anything until it’s accomplished. Riders will do these accomplishments even if it cost them great sacrifices. But their success will be their reward.

SOMETIMES YOU HAVE TO BE TORN DOWN, IN ORDER TO BE BUILT BACK UP…


One thing that you cannot deny is that the mysteries of life are plentiful. If you are reading this then you are seeking answers. Are you brave enough to ask the questions? Are you afraid to leave the crowd? I covered Christianity and Islam in my last post. How ironic that there are similarities…hmmm. That should make you think. Let us continue.

Buddhism
(3) In Buddhism, negativity that must be rooted out of a person is called “The three poisons.” These “three poisons” include Moha-(delusion, confusion), Raga-(greed, sensual attachment), Dvesha (hatred, ill will).

Greed refers to our selfishness, misplaced desire, attachment, and grasping for happiness and satisfaction outside of ourselves. Hatred refers to our anger, our aversion and repulsion toward unpleasant people, circumstances, and even toward our own uncomfortable feelings.

Delusion refers to our dullness, bewilderment, and misperception; our wrong views of reality. The poisons of greed, hatred, and delusion are a byproduct of ignorance—ignorance of our true nature, the awakened heart of wisdom and compassion.

Arising out of our ignorance, these poisonous states of mind then motivate nonvirtuous and unskillful thoughts, speech, and actions, which cause all manner of suffering and unhappiness for ourselves and others.- http://www.sunyatacentre.org/the-three-poisons/

Also take a look at the book;
A Companion to Buddhist Philosophy

For further understanding of “The Three Poisons.”

Numerology
(4) In Numerology difficulties are known as Challenges. Challenges that we agreed to before we came into physical existence. I have included two quotes and websites that give a brief introduction to the Numerological explanation of challenges.


A challenge can be a learning experience, something through which a person can gain certainty and clarity. You are being challenged to know more about yourself, to gain skills, experience, and confidence.


Challenges revealed with numerology are not an indication of a lack. Instead, they are an indication of special traits or talents. These can be accepted and grown into, becoming a foundation for increased happiness and life satisfaction.


If rejected, a challenge can be experienced as a difficulty in life. Therefore, the challenges are something it's prudent to pay attention to — to be aware of and to experience for the self-discoveries.-http://affinitynumerology.com/using-numerology/the-challenges.php#maincontentcontinue

All of us are born with certain weaknesses and strengths. Numerology views life as a never-ending process of learning about ourselves. This constant learning helps us to realize our potential and turn weaknesses into strengths. In order to do this, we need to be willing to confront those weaknesses and consciously work on improving.

There are four distinct Challenges that we all face through the course of our lives. Sometimes it can be the same challenge repeating, other times they can all be unique. However, they present themselves and exist to teach us specific life lessons.


The Challenges are present at different points in our lives and affect us for certain approximate durations of time. They are all present at the time of birth and wait patiently in the wings until it is their turn to step into action. You can utilize the link below to calculate your personal challenge numbers
http://www.freetarot.com/numerology/challenge-numbers/#.WUVX9euGPIV

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Numerology is great place to start in the study of Numerology.
https://www.amazon.com/Complete-Idiots-Guide-Numerology-2nd/dp/1592572154

Gnosis
(5) There is also the study of Gnosis, which is knowledge acquired through personal experience, as opposed to knowledge that we are told or believe in. It is knowing developed through actual experiences not belief, not faith.

Yes, there are books upon books that explore the topic of Gnosis, but growth is purely based on personal experiences, which lead to truth. Ultimately, following no one or “nothing” but yourself while recognize GOD within yourself. With that being said there is a concept within Gnosis known as The Four Ordeals.

It is an esoteric explanation of what every person who is making a positive change in their lives will and must experience in order to get to the “other side of the mountain” like the Christian folk say. This topic is included within an excellent lecture called The Elements in Spiritual Growth, which is a part of a free online course on Alchemy. Here is the link http://gnosticteachings.org/courses/alchemy/3071-the-elements-in-spiritual-growth.html

The Four Elements deal with facing the parts of ourselves that are preventing us from excelling in life. These are trials were you face YOUR TRUE UGLINESS.

Everything about you that needs to be tossed to the side, you must face in order to move forward in life and these trials come in the form of the four elements.

There is a quote from the lecture that is attributed to Samael Aun Weor, from his book The Revolution of Beelzebub. “The four ordeals of earth, fire, water, and air are presented simply for the moral examination of the disciple. All of our defects and moral faults are precisely the negative aspects of the four elements of Nature, and we have to convert ourselves into kings and queens of it.”

Additionally the lecture states “Through psychological tests you will see what you are and be able to change.”

In summary every belief system has a description of what could be considered a “dark period” in our lives. However, if people are able to attain the proper knowledge before such an event or during, they then can understand why it is happening. Utilizing the proper thought during this time which is key and taking the proper actions will lessen the “blows” and ultimately lead to an outcome of being able to look back and say “I made it.”  Be sure to subscribe to Thought Elevation Ola for more in this series and other information to jog the thought process.

 

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Jassiri Nassor

Greetings:

Welcome to Thought Elevation Ola, a starting place for the seeker of the deeper questions of life and the serious self evaluator. My name is Jassiri Nassor. I am a Spiritual/Reality based Thinker and Creative Writer. I specialize in higher level thought. I enjoy helping myself and assisting individuals connect life's dots through the sciences of Metaphysics, Occultism, Common Sense, and Unadulterated NERVE. Over the past six years my study of the aforementioned systems have helped me tremendously in my personal growth and understanding of myself and the world around me. 

The purpose of this blog is to share my personal stories and insights on daily life in a manner that is relatable and based on the FACT that changing the world is irrelevant until you first change YOURSELF. Acknowledging and conquering the negative features of yourself and your flaws is the ultimate victory. Most people need inspiration to do such a thing, well... you have found the right place. I have found that a well rounded person is balanced in the areas of Mental, Spiritual, Physical and Financial pursuits. I do not have all of the answers , yet I share what I have learned on my personal exploration. Through my sharing, I am sure we can find common ground.

Though we are seeking answers together, it doesn't have to be always serious. Laughter and just being a plain smart ass is good medicine for the soul. TRUTH is a excellent truth serum as well. I usually publish new blog post two times per week and I always deliver content to make you think and laugh. Thus, if you do not mind getting a smile on your face and top grade gas in your tank, sign up for the latest blog post and updates on myself Jassiri Nassor and Thought Elevation Ola. 

5 Life Changing Ways to Understand the PAIN OF LIFE

5 life changing ways to understanding the PAIN OF LIFE

My Ambitions as a Ridah (Rider) Part 4

Ridah - a name that is Arabic in origin. It is directly linked to the I AM/GOD experience by living ones PURPOSE; literally means "contentment", "satisfaction" and "being well pleased."
Rider-An individual that is down for whatever, this person is fearless. This person will stand for anything they believe in (family, career, friends, money, success, education, petitions, changes, love ones, making situations better, etc) A rider would go to great length to achieve their goals, missions or objective and will not stop for anything until it’s accomplished. Riders will do these accomplishments even if it cost them great sacrifices. But their success will be their reward.

SOMETIMES YOU HAVE TO BE TORN DOWN, IN ORDER TO BE BUILT BACK UP…


One thing that you cannot deny is that the mysteries of life are plentiful. If you are reading this then you are seeking answers. Are you brave enough to ask the questions? Are you afraid to leave the crowd? I covered Christianity and Islam in my last post. How ironic that there are similarities…hmmm. That should make you think. Let us continue.

Buddhism
(3) In Buddhism, negativity that must be rooted out of a person is called “The three poisons.” These “three poisons” include Moha-(delusion, confusion), Raga-(greed, sensual attachment), Dvesha (hatred, ill will).

Greed refers to our selfishness, misplaced desire, attachment, and grasping for happiness and satisfaction outside of ourselves. Hatred refers to our anger, our aversion and repulsion toward unpleasant people, circumstances, and even toward our own uncomfortable feelings.

Delusion refers to our dullness, bewilderment, and misperception; our wrong views of reality. The poisons of greed, hatred, and delusion are a byproduct of ignorance—ignorance of our true nature, the awakened heart of wisdom and compassion.

Arising out of our ignorance, these poisonous states of mind then motivate nonvirtuous and unskillful thoughts, speech, and actions, which cause all manner of suffering and unhappiness for ourselves and others.- http://www.sunyatacentre.org/the-three-poisons/

Also take a look at the book;
A Companion to Buddhist Philosophy

 For further understanding of “The Three Poisons.”

Numerology
(4) In Numerology difficulties are known as Challenges. Challenges that we agreed to before we came into physical existence. I have included two quotes and websites that give a brief introduction to the Numerological explanation of challenges.
 

A challenge can be a learning experience, something through which a person can gain certainty and clarity. You are being challenged to know more about yourself, to gain skills, experience, and confidence.


Challenges revealed with numerology are not an indication of a lack. Instead, they are an indication of special traits or talents. These can be accepted and grown into, becoming a foundation for increased happiness and life satisfaction.


If rejected, a challenge can be experienced as a difficulty in life. Therefore, the challenges are something it's prudent to pay attention to — to be aware of and to experience for the self-discoveries.-http://affinitynumerology.com/using-numerology/the-challenges.php#maincontentcontinue

All of us are born with certain weaknesses and strengths. Numerology views life as a never-ending process of learning about ourselves. This constant learning helps us to realize our potential and turn weaknesses into strengths. In order to do this, we need to be willing to confront those weaknesses and consciously work on improving.

There are four distinct Challenges that we all face through the course of our lives. Sometimes it can be the same Challenge repeating, other times they can all be unique. However they exist to teach us specific life lessons.The Challenges are present at different points in our lives and affect us for certain approximate durations of time.

They are all present at the time of birth and wait patiently in the wings until it is their turn to step into action. You can utilize the link below to calculate your personal challenge numbers.(Many numerologist present only 3 challenges numbers that coincide with 3 pinnacle numbers in there calculations.)
http://www.freetarot.com/numerology/challenge-numbers/#.WUVX9euGPIV

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Numerology is great place to start in the study of Numerology.
https://www.amazon.com/Complete-Idiots-Guide-Numerology-2nd/dp/1592572154

Gnosis
(5) There is also the study of Gnosis, which is knowledge acquired through personal experience, as opposed to knowledge that we are told or believe in. It is knowing developed through actual experiences not belief, not faith. Yes, there are books upon books that explore the topic of Gnosis, but growth is purely based on personal experiences, which lead to truth.

Ultimately, following no one or “nothing” but yourself while recognize GOD within yourself. With that being said there is a concept within Gnosis known as The Four Ordeals. It is an esoteric explanation of what every person who is making a positive change in their lives will and must experience in order to get to the “other side of the mountain” like the Christian folk say.

This topic is included within an excellent lecture called The Elements in Spiritual Growth, which is a part of a free online course on Alchemy. Here is the link http://gnosticteachings.org/courses/alchemy/3071-the-elements-in-spiritual-growth.html. 

The Four Elements deal with facing the parts of ourselves that are preventing us from excelling in life. These are trials were you face YOUR TRUE UGLINESS. Everything about you that needs to be tossed to the side, you must face in order to move forward in life and these trials come in the form of the four elements.

There is a quote from the lecture that is attributed to Samael Aun Weor, from his book The Revolution of Beelzebub. “The four ordeals of earth, fire, water, and air are presented simply for the moral examination of the disciple. All of our defects and moral faults are precisely the negative aspects of the four elements of Nature, and we have to convert ourselves into kings and queens of it.”

Additionally the lecture states “Through psychological tests you will see what you are and be able to change.”

In summary every belief system has a description of what could be considered a “dark period” in our lives. However, if people are able to attain the proper knowledge before such an event or during, they then can understand why it is happening. Utilizing the proper thought during this time, which is key and taking the proper actions, will lessen the “blows” and ultimately lead to an outcome of being able to look back and say “I made it.”  Be sure to subscribe to Thought Elevation Ola for more in this series and other information to jog the thought process.

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Jassiri Nassor

Greetings:

Welcome to Thought Elevation Ola, a starting place for the seeker of the deeper questions of life and the serious self evaluator. My name is Jassiri Nassor. I am a Spiritual/Reality based Thinker and Creative Writer. I specialize in higher level thought. I enjoy helping myself and assisting individuals connect life's dots through the sciences of Metaphysics, Occultism, Common Sense, and Unadulterated NERVE. Over the past six years my study of the aforementioned systems have helped me tremendously in my personal growth and understanding of myself and the world around me. 

The purpose of this blog is to share my personal stories and insights on daily life in a manner that is relatable and based on the FACT that changing the world is irrelevant until you first change YOURSELF. Acknowledging and conquering the negative features of yourself and your flaws is the ultimate victory. Most people need inspiration to do such a thing, well... you have found the right place. I have found that a well rounded person is balanced in the areas of Mental, Spiritual, Physical and Financial pursuits. I do not have all of the answers , yet I share what I have learned on my personal exploration. Through my sharing, I am sure we can find common ground.

Though we are seeking answers together, it doesn't have to be always serious. Laughter and just being a plain smart ass is good medicine for the soul. TRUTH is a excellent truth serum as well. I usually publish new blog post two times per week and I always deliver content to make you think and laugh. Thus, if you do not mind getting a smile on your face and top grade gas in your tank, sign up for the latest blog post and updates on myself Jassiri Nassor and Thought Elevation Ola. 

5 Life Changing Ways to Understand THE PAIN OF LIFE

5 life changing ways to understanding the PAIN OF LIFE

My Ambitions as a Ridah (Rider) Part 3

Ridah - a name that is Arabic in origin. It is directly linked to the I AM/GOD experience by living ones PURPOSE; literally means "contentment", "satisfaction" and "being well pleased."

Rider-An individual that is down for whatever, this person is fearless. This person will stand for anything they believe in (family, career, friends, money, success, education, petitions, changes, love ones, making situations better, etc) A rider would go to great length to achieve their goals, missions or objective and will not stop for anything until it’s accomplished. Riders will do these accomplishments even if it cost them great sacrifices. But their success will be their reward.

SOMETIMES YOU HAVE TO BE TORN DOWN, IN ORDER TO BE BUILT BACK UP…

Have you ever asked yourself this question? Why is this happening to me!? Understand

this and understand it well.

 

Bad things happen to all of us…because its supposed to. Yes, this sounds harsh…cold and the

trauma that many people have been through in their lives rank from moderate to absolutely

horrible. However, by the time you finish reading this information, you will have a different

perspective on why we all must experience difficult times in our lives.

I have two previous blog post that are focused on My Ambitions as a Ridah (Rider). In

this series I am focusing on my personal growth within the early stages of my

adulthood. In religious, metaphysical, spiritual and occult realms of thought, there are

many takes on this time in our lives.

I will give brief explanations on 5 within Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Numerology and Gnosis.

Christianity

The beginning stages of the most difficult period in my life is known in Christianity as

“The Fire of Affliction. The fire either destroys or refines. This “fire” either comes as a

result of a person constantly partaking of activities that could be considered selfish in

nature, self-destructive to self and harmful to others, or because the time has come for a

person to truly recognize their higher purpose.

Usually the latter comes in the midst of such a person consciously following the

beginning stages of the soul journ. I speak of a person who is active in seeking answers

to life’s questions.

The “FIRE” jumped on me when I was fired from God’s Strength Records and intensified a few

years later, when I completely stopped having sex, stopped drinking alcohol, stopped going to

“the club,” and the strip clubs. It was as if ‘That FIRE” was waiting on me.

(1) First there is what is called “The Consuming Fire” one of two subdivisions of the Fire

of Affliction. In “The Consuming Fire,” which I believe is dedicated to the hard headed, 

experiences such as depression, loss of relationships that are of the most valuable are

common and several streaks of bad luck.

The most mysterious experience is one of actually smelling like smoke. I found in my research

that some people who have gone through this have even experienced real third degree burns,

even though I was unable to find any visual proof as of the writing of this post.

During this spiritual ordeal, the person going through, the participant, usually fails to realize

that the same wild activity, just makes the pain worse, adding fuel to the fire.

Sometimes people figure it out, yet many do not.

The second subdivision, which could be a description of what I went through, is called

“The Refiners Fire.” In this situation, fire is not lit to that ass for actions of selfishness,

harming others and general debauchery, but rather the spirit realm, the ALL,

sees that you are making positive changes in your life.

Depending on the path that one has chosen before this present life, serious refinement, serious

molding, and serious lessons must be learned in order to have the necessary tools for growth

and success.

The refinement is needed for a person to 100% follow a purpose…destiny without

deviation. That success may be experienced soon or later in life depending on the

thoroughness of the lesson learned.

Unlike in the consuming fire, there is light at the end of the tunnel, based on prior positive

actions, there is no smell of smoke and it is all about refinement. I would add that it is possible

for a person to experience both, based on the willingness to look in the mirror and take self-

responsibility for actions taken.

You chose what fire you go through.

James 1:2-4 “Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials,  knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.”

ISAIAH 48:10 I have ·made you pure [refined you], but not by fire, as silver is made pure. I have purified you ·by giving you troubles [L in the furnace of affliction/suffering]. (The Expanded Bible)

Islam

(2) In Islam, difficulties are often called “Calamities.” In the Holy Quran, Chapter Al- Baqra Verse No:155 it is stated;

“Be sure we shall test you with something of fear and hunger, some loss in goods or lives or the fruits (of your toil), but give glad tidings to those who patiently persevere” (2:155)

I will address the last three systems of thought and belief in the next post. Be sure to subscribe to Thought Elevation Ola for more in this series and other information to jog the thought process.

Comment

Jassiri Nassor

Greetings:

Welcome to Thought Elevation Ola, a starting place for the seeker of the deeper questions of life and the serious self evaluator. My name is Jassiri Nassor. I am a Spiritual/Reality based Thinker and Creative Writer. I specialize in higher level thought. I enjoy helping myself and assisting individuals connect life's dots through the sciences of Metaphysics, Occultism, Common Sense, and Unadulterated NERVE. Over the past six years my study of the aforementioned systems have helped me tremendously in my personal growth and understanding of myself and the world around me. 

The purpose of this blog is to share my personal stories and insights on daily life in a manner that is relatable and based on the FACT that changing the world is irrelevant until you first change YOURSELF. Acknowledging and conquering the negative features of yourself and your flaws is the ultimate victory. Most people need inspiration to do such a thing, well... you have found the right place. I have found that a well rounded person is balanced in the areas of Mental, Spiritual, Physical and Financial pursuits. I do not have all of the answers , yet I share what I have learned on my personal exploration. Through my sharing, I am sure we can find common ground.

Though we are seeking answers together, it doesn't have to be always serious. Laughter and just being a plain smart ass is good medicine for the soul. TRUTH is a excellent truth serum as well. I usually publish new blog post two times per week and I always deliver content to make you think and laugh. Thus, if you do not mind getting a smile on your face and top grade gas in your tank, sign up for the latest blog post and updates on myself Jassiri Nassor and Thought Elevation Ola. 

5 Life Changing Ways to Understand THE PAIN OF LIFE

5 life changing ways to understanding the PAIN OF LIFE

My Ambitions as a Ridah (Rider) Part 3

Ridah - a name that is Arabic in origin. It is directly linked to the I AM/GOD experience by living ones PURPOSE; literally means "contentment", "satisfaction" and "being well pleased."

Rider-An individual that is down for whatever, this person is fearless. This person will stand for anything they believe in (family, career, friends, money, success, education, petitions, changes, love ones, making situations better, etc) A rider would go to great length to achieve their goals, missions or objective and will not stop for anything until it’s accomplished. Riders will do these accomplishments even if it cost them great sacrifices. But their success will be their reward.

SOMETIMES YOU HAVE TO BE TORN DOWN, IN ORDER TO BE BUILT BACK UP…

Have you ever asked yourself this question? Why is this happening to me!? Understand

this and understand it well.

Bad things happen to all of us…because its supposed to. Yes, this sounds harsh…cold and the

trauma that many people have been through in their lives rank from moderate to absolutely

horrible.

However, by the time you finish reading this information, you will have a different perspective

on why we all must experience difficult times in our lives. I have two previous blog post that

are focused on My Ambitions as a Ridah (Rider).

In this series I am focusing on my personal growth within the early stages of my adulthood. In

religious, metaphysical, spiritual and occult realms of thought, there are many takes on this

time in our lives.

I will give brief explanations on 5 within Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Numerology and Gnosis.

Christianity

The beginning stages of the most difficult period in my life is known in Christianity as

“The Fire of Affliction. The fire either destroys or refines. This “fire” either comes as a

result of a person constantly partaking of activities that could be considered selfish in

nature, self-destructive to self and harmful to others, or because the time has come for a

person to truly recognize their higher purpose.

Usually the latter comes in the midst of such a person consciously following the

beginning stages of the soul journ. I speak of a person who is active in seeking answers

to life’s questions. The “FIRE” jumped on me when I was fired from God’s Strength

Records and intensified a few years later, when I completely stopped having sex,

stopped drinking alcohol, stopped going to “the club,” and the strip clubs. It was as if

‘That FIRE” was waiting on me.

(1) First there is what is called “The Consuming Fire” one of two subdivisions of the Fire

of Affliction. In “The Consuming Fire,” which I believe is dedicated to the hard headed, 

experiences such as depression, loss of relationships that are of the most valuable are

common, and serious streak of bad luck.

The most mysterious experience is one of actually smelling like smoke.

I found in my research that some people who have gone through this, have even experienced

real third degree burns, even though there is not any visual proof as of the writing of this post.

During this spiritual ordeal, the person going through,the participant, usually fails to realize

that the same wild activity, just makes the pain worse, adding fuel to the fire. Sometimes

people figure it out, yet many do not.

The second subdivision, which could be a description of what I went through, is called

“The Refiners Fire.”

In this situation, fire is not lit to that ass for actions of selfishness, harming others and general

debauchery, but rather the spirit realm, the ALL, sees that you are making positive changes in

your life.

Depending on the path that one has chosen before this present life, serious refinement, serious

molding, and serious lessons must be learned in order to have the necessary tools for growth

and success.

The refinement is needed for a person to 100% follow a purpose…destiny without

deviation. That success may be experienced soon or later in life depending on the

thoroughness of the lesson learned.

Unlike in the consuming fire, there is light at the end of the tunnel, based on prior positive

actions, there is no smell of smoke and it is all about refinement. I would add that it is possible

for a person to experience both, based on the willingness to look in the mirror and take self-

responsibility for actions taken.

You chose what fire you go through.

James 1:2-4 “Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials,  knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.”

ISAIAH 48:10 I have ·made you pure [refined you], but not by fire, as silver is made pure. I have purified you ·by giving you troubles [L in the furnace of affliction/suffering]. (The Expanded Bible)

Islam

(2) In Islam, difficulties are often called “Calamities.” In the Holy Quran, Chapter Al-

Baqra Verse No:155 it is stated;

“Be sure we shall test you with something of fear and hunger, some loss in goods or lives or the fruits (of your toil), but give glad tidings to those who patiently persevere” (2:155)

I will address the last three systems of thought and belief in the next post.  Be sure to subscribe to Thought Elevation Ola for more in this series and other information to jog the thought process.

Comment

Jassiri Nassor

Greetings:

Welcome to Thought Elevation Ola, a starting place for the seeker of the deeper questions of life and the serious self evaluator. My name is Jassiri Nassor. I am a Spiritual/Reality based Thinker and Creative Writer. I specialize in higher level thought. I enjoy helping myself and assisting individuals connect life's dots through the sciences of Metaphysics, Occultism, Common Sense, and Unadulterated NERVE. Over the past six years my study of the aforementioned systems have helped me tremendously in my personal growth and understanding of myself and the world around me. 

The purpose of this blog is to share my personal stories and insights on daily life in a manner that is relatable and based on the FACT that changing the world is irrelevant until you first change YOURSELF. Acknowledging and conquering the negative features of yourself and your flaws is the ultimate victory. Most people need inspiration to do such a thing, well... you have found the right place. I have found that a well rounded person is balanced in the areas of Mental, Spiritual, Physical and Financial pursuits. I do not have all of the answers , yet I share what I have learned on my personal exploration. Through my sharing, I am sure we can find common ground.

Though we are seeking answers together, it doesn't have to be always serious. Laughter and just being a plain smart ass is good medicine for the soul. TRUTH is a excellent truth serum as well. I usually publish new blog post two times per week and I always deliver content to make you think and laugh. Thus, if you do not mind getting a smile on your face and top grade gas in your tank, sign up for the latest blog post and updates on myself Jassiri Nassor and Thought Elevation Ola.