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Old 11-19-2009, 06:54 AM   #1
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Default Baby, Young, Mature, Old Souls ... Michael Teachings

BABY SOULS
6TH LEVEL: Ayatollah Khomeini

YOUNG SOULS
3RD LEVEL: John Calvin, Ivan the Terrible

4TH LEVEL: Catherine the Great of Russia,

Hector Berioz, St. Dominic, Handel, Chopin, Ronald Reagan

5TH LEVEL:

6TH LEVEL: Joan of Arc, Oliver Cromwell, King Charles I of England,
Claudius (Emperor of Rome)

7TH LEVEL: John Glenn (astronaut)


MATURE SOULS

1ST LEVEL:

2ND LEVEL:

3RD LEVEL: Mozart, Desmond Tutu, Dale Carnegie

4TH LEVEL: Mussorgsky, Wagner, Sibelius, Tchaikovsky, Verdi,
Vincent van Gogh, Ingres, Michaelangelo, Miguel de Cervantes, St. Francis of Assisi, W.B. Yeats, Rumi, Leonard Cohen, T.S. Eliot, Shelley, Dostoyevsky, Virginia Woolf, Anais Nin, Victor Hugo, Anne Rice, Barbara Kingsolver, Plato, Michel Foucoult, Bertrand Russell, Immanuel Kant

5TH LEVEL: Botticelli, Michael Jackson, King Louis XIV of France, Prokofiev, Puccini, William Shakespeare, King Charles II of England, King Richard III of England, Sam Neill, Eugene McCarthy, Ringo Starr, Joni Mitchell

6TH LEVEL: Francisco de Goya, Pope Paul VI, Pharaoh Ramases II (Ramases the Great), Joseph Merrick (“the Elephant Man”), Anwar Sadat, Dag Hammarsklod, Franklin Roosevelt

7TH LEVEL: Jacques Luis David, George Fox, Rossini, Jacques Cousteau,
Ralph Nader

OLD SOULS
1ST LEVEL: Igor Stravinsky, Robert A. Heinlein, Andrew Weil, Carlos Castaneda, Christian Slater, Tommy Lee Jones, Gene hackman, Ray Liotta

2ND LEVEL: J.S. Bach, Lorenzo de’Medici, Robert Redford, Whoopie Goldberg, Eric Clapton, Robin Williams, James Taylor

3RD LEVEL: Beethoven, Arthur C. Clarke, George Washington, Harrison Ford

4TH LEVEL: Paul Gauguin, Walt Whitman, William Blake, Mark Twain, Alice Walker, Pema Chodron

5TH LEVEL: Pope John XXIII, Leonardo da Vinci, Carl Jung, Ken Keys

6TH LEVEL: Thich Nhat Hanh, Krishnamurti, Gangaji, Ammachi,

7TH LEVEL: Buddha, Jesus, John Muir, Don Juan Matus, Ramana Maharshi, Anandamayima, Neem Karoli Baba

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The Michael Teachings ???
a cycled off mid-causal entity group

lots of info on www.michaelteachings.com
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Old 11-19-2009, 07:04 AM   #2
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Soul Age Levels
http://www.michaelteachings.com/soul_age_levels.htm
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What are the "Michael Teachings"?

Be kind to each other,
for these teachings mean nothing without agape . . . . Michael

AGAPE = LOVE

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Old 11-19-2009, 07:12 AM   #4
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hi exchanger, i read the michael teachings/books many years ago. the book even talks about soul age of nations. usa is considered to have the most young souls. switzeraland has the most old souls. makes sense. young souls are about materializing material "things", aquiring wealth, new technology etc. mature souls like the finer things like wines/the making of, gourmet foods... and old souls don't fuss too much, they tend to not be too ambitious w careers as they've gone through all that many previous lives. they tend to be ones taking care of gardens.

it's amazing how even the kind of pets one has reflects your soul age! what's also interesting is that your parents can be younger in soul age than you (their offspring). so when there is a large gap between partners, this may reflect chronological age but not soul age.

it's all very interesting to think about. they say though that one tends to hang out w their own soul group age.
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CELEBRITY CHARTS

http://www.michaelteachings.com/celebrities.html
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yes, that is very true ~ about parents

my brother is a 1st level OLD soul
a warrior cast artisan
(who at 45, hasn't yet embraced his artisan)

my mum is a 2nd level OLD soul
a sage cast server

where my dad, is a 3rd level OLD soul
and, a king cast scholar

So, my parents, are both
one-what i am in role, a sage
and, what i am in essence, a king

i discovered the teachings back
almost 3 decades ago

it is one of the only books,
i ever read cover to cover

http://www.messagesfrommichael.com/book.html

it can be a remarkable way to determine, what you are

troy channels chart at $10.00
at www.truthloveenergy.ning.com
(although, it takes approx 3-4 weeks to get a chart)
he does a very good job, doing them

i am a 6th level OLD soul
King Cast Sage - with priest essence twins/and, task companions (all discarnate spirits)
who work with me, as guides
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Old 11-19-2009, 07:32 AM   #7
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The soul incarnates as a personality in order to focus on certain experiences, sometimes called lessons, and in order to focus on these experience a perceptual lens is chosen. Your experience is filtered through your soul age.

Generally speaking, the older the soul age you inhabit, the wider your perception of the universe and others will be, and the more possibilities arise for seeing the universe's interconnection and love. An infant soul can only see others like itself; that is its universe. An old soul has more possibility to see the universe in its infinite beauty - though of course rarely does. All is chosen, including soul age.

Soul Age is a concept that it is possible to use to separate yourself from others with. "She's an old soul", you might have heard as a child when you were talked about. This meant, supposedly, that you were wiser, smarter, more evolved, and closer to enlightenment than others.

The concept of soul age has no "better" or even "closer to enlightenment". You are, at this moment, incarnating in other soul age perceptions in other timeframes and other parallels. But your experience, Now, is within the framework of a soul age.

In the Michael Teachings concept, soul age has nothing to do with being more 'evolved'. All time is Now, therefore thinking of linear evolution is a misnomer. There is no 'better', since you are All That Is.

However, this doesn't mean the concept of the progression through the soul ages is invalid, any more than saying that psychological progression through developmental stages is invalid because no human being is worth more than another. The soul chooses to incarnate with perceptual lenses.

Infant Soul

The main lesson of the infant soul is survival. In this cycle, or sequence of lives, the soul becomes habituated to life in a human body. It is a big shift for a soul used to not being incarnate! It is vastly different than being an animal without a wide range of choices.

The infant soul will tend to live an intense life based mostly in instinct. Sex is mostly about surrendering to unknown urges, whether it be animal urges or society's instruction. An infant soul can life in society, in the wild, or in urban jungles on the street - but will tend to live instinctively.

The life lived here can be described as Simplicity. This simplicity extends outwards in all directions, including inwardly. The infant soul looks at others as "other Me's". There is puzzlement or hostility when differences occur; it is not easily fit into this perceptual framework.

While it seems that an Infant Soul's life is mostly that of fear, there is still trendous joy in simple pleasures simply from the intense presence of simplicity. Because they are survival focused, the joy that comes from simply being present in the body is not lost. They tend to be more present-moment focused than any other age except the manifested old soul.

An example of the evolution of the infant soul might be of the harnessing of individual energies into a collective whole, for survival focus, in a group. This brings lessons on interconnection to the infant soul perspective. A focus is found, energy moves through that channel. The dispersion of this energy creates a union of the individuals so participating that creates in turn chemical reactions within the body that produce hormones that free the self from the confines of the body itself. This freedom transfers again into movement that needs to find an outlet, the closest outlet being the other members of the group. Therefore energies move a second time among the members of this group and produces what results as “the group high” that is experienced by those participating in what is a mob experience.

Other soul ages participating in a mob are often reverting to the infant soul's perspective.

In terms of modern psychology, the infant soul can be linked to Maslow's survival perspective.

Baby Soul
The perception of the baby soul framework has evolved to the point that they can allow awareness of differences of others. There is "me" and "not me", and there is a lack of feeling of safety from this. Expanded awareness is not always joyful; it must be balanced, used, and incorporated, and to do this at this level requires the exploration of safety. In Maslow's hierarchy, that is where this perception resides. In other frameworks, it can be termed "rule-making", for that is a regular expression of this desire for safety.



Young Soul
The young soul's lessons are the epitome of directing outward energy. The lessons involve status, competition, and making an impact on the world. Power becomes a focus. The lessons involve forces exerted from and to you, and finding a balance, often with success as a barometer. This is the height of what is called the "ego", or rather the perception of isolation from All That Is.

While this may sound negative, it is part of the perfection that is soul evolution. Young souls , often believing that this is their "all or nothing" livetime, will tend to throw themselves into their lives and truly enjoy the physicality. They can often get more things done than other soul ages, for the external world is paramount in their perception. There are many tasks which are more suited to young souls than others.



For the last few thousand years, the planet has been in a young soul period. We are now beginning the transition into the mature soul age, in which the average soul age of those on the Earth will become mature.

Mature Soul
Moving away from the experience of separation and competition that is the stereotypical expression of the young soul. In this framework, a deeper level of exchange is possible between souls. There is more capability to receive energetically than in earlier perceptions, and this can open up a whole new can of worms, that of esteem.


Because of the opening up of the world, there is more openness to energetic sensitivities and psychic awareness, even if it is not fully conscious. The mature soul can experience others as they experience themselves. These inputs can be overwhelming at times and can take many lifetimes to balance.

The mature soul age, being the 4th in the sequence, is on the neutral, assimilation axis.



Old Soul
The old soul's lesson have to do with being. This is the last cycle normally experienced on Earth. (The next two can show up here from time to time, but never on demand.)

The perception of the old soul is about expansion beyond immediate family into the universe as a whole. It is the first cardinal soul age, which is why the shift turns to being. There is an awareness that the old soul is All That Is. There is an awareness that separation does not truly exist. There is an awareness, even in conflict, that you are the other person who riled you up so much, which can bring out laughter.

This, of course, is only possibility. Old souls can also be stuck, holding on to the perceptions of earlier soul ages, or simply exploring the immediate surroundings from an old soul perspective. The more expanded perception means a wider range of choices, and these are seen in the old soul. Some live as simply as infant souls, some may be on the board of a corporation, and some may choose lives that complement learning about being and interconnection, such as certain arts, gardening, or cultivating wine.

The expanded perception also mean that the veil between lives is lessoned. While memories of past lives are not always conscious, there is a greater sense of knowingness that can create competence in many areas, even in those not aligned with the role.

The stereotype of the old soul in the western culture is arrogant and intellectual. Intellectual centering can help with investigating believe structures about the universe and All That Is, but old souls have all centerings, as they have all overleaves. There is nothing "younger" about being emotionally centered and passionately going to extremes of excstacy and despair. This is part of the physical plane, and one of the major lessons of the physical plane is to love it as it is. The old soul will simply have more resources at its disposal in the surrender that is this love.

The old soul level brings a more reserved yet gentle love of others. Expectations are greatly diminished, and what is left is a more pure sense of playful interaction between people on many levels, not the least of which is cellular. Some of the urgency regarding receipt is gone, and with that is left more wonder and more awe at the hugeness and complexity of the entire universal concept that is Love.
Through this soul age, much of the entire “heaviness" of the physical plane can be transcended, at least for moments, as the people so involved become aware of Self in all its greatness and connectedness. Experiencing this, even for momentary periods, leads often to rapid growth due to the perceptual changes that occur during the interaction.

Transcendental Soul
The transcendental soul appears on Earth when a reunited Entity from the Astral Plane or the Causal Plane brings its energy to the physical plane through another soul. An immense amount of energy is brought to bear. These souls are rarely seen and usually provoke great societal changes through their energy, awareness, and perspective. They can be known in history, such as Gandhi or Mohammed, or not.



Infinite Soul
The infinite soul is a manifestation of the Tao brought to the physical plane. They do not perceive separation, and bring the full teachings of the Tao through their being and energy. The amount of energy involved in the manifestation can be compared to an impending supernova. Jesus, Buddha, and Lao Tsu were manifestations of the infinite soul.


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Old 11-19-2009, 04:48 PM   #8
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monads we play out:

*Classic External (relationship) Monads

Teacher/Student;

Parent/Child;

Imprinter/Imprinted; Siblings (brother/brother, brother/sister, sister/sister);

Husband/Wife;

Leader/Follower;

Attacker/Victim;

Healer/Healed;

Rescuer/Rescued;

Integrator/Eccentric;

Hopelessly Loving/Hopelessly Loved;

Passionate/Repressed;

Dependent/Independent;

Pivotal Facilitator/Facilitated;

Slovenly/Meticulous;

Passive/Aggressive;

Adept/Apprentice;

Artist/Patron;

Deserter/Abandoned;

Profligate/Tempered;

Innocent/Sophisticate;

Promiscuous/Impotent;

Master/Slave;

Player/Pawn;

Defender/Defended;

Hidden/Disclosed;

Slander/Slandered;

Jailer/Prisoner;

Tandem Monad;

Love Monad

per Troy, www.truthloveenergy.ning.com

MaMaS~KitSi-Nu~Susan says:

Then, the heart_link monad

At that point,
the two souls, play out the heart Link,
and, they will do so,
knowing, full well,
that they have lived through,
each/and, every monad above,
playing out, both sides, of the equations,
and, they will have done,
everyone of them,
each to the other
as, it is necessary,
to play out,
each and every side, of all monads,
in order, to create,
an equation,
that, can hold the balance
that, can hold the substance
that is necessary
that is required
to embark, on a heart_link.

each and, every 30 monads
(that are mentioned above)
you will excute/you will play out
all 30 Classic External (relationship) Monads
prior to the entering of The Pivot of a Heart_Link

You will have done;
everything,
each to each other
absolutely; everyone of them;
you will have played out,
both sides of the equations
to achieve, the status,
that is necessary to enter into
a heart_link monad,
for it is,
the 'grand' accumulation,
of all, that has existed,
between time, and, between space,
between 2, or more souls,
that interact, in each of the monads,

The heart_link,
it is seen,
as, the "grand finale", so-to-speak.

it is, where the 'sum total'
of all the exchanges
of all the lessons,
that were learned,
come full circle, into a balanced round,
so, the eXchange of two souls,
can successfully work towards,
the completion of a 'heart_link',
this is a monad,
that is entered into,
pre-natally, and/or,
it can be entered into,
with NO pre-natal agreement,
at the 'old soul' level...

the choice to enter into one,
brings the totality of all that was,
into the pivot of the now,
of all, that is,
balanced, and, completed between two fragments(souls)
and, brings it all back together again
to eXchange
one, to the other
with a balance of
true force, and, true power
where both fragments (souls)
enter into it,
on equal footing,
it is the singular,
most forceful,
and, most powerful monads
that two souls,
will ever play out together
it is where,
fullness, and, richness
come to meet,
richness, and, fullness
and, truly much comes to gather more

Susan / Michael Entity
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Very fascinating subject. I'd love to find out what my soul is.
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BABY SOULS
6TH LEVEL: Ayatollah Khomeini

YOUNG SOULS
3RD LEVEL: John Calvin, Ivan the Terrible

4TH LEVEL: Catherine the Great of Russia,

Hector Berioz, St. Dominic, Handel, Chopin, Ronald Reagan

5TH LEVEL:

6TH LEVEL: Joan of Arc, Oliver Cromwell, King Charles I of England,
Claudius (Emperor of Rome)

7TH LEVEL: John Glenn (astronaut)


MATURE SOULS

1ST LEVEL:

2ND LEVEL:

3RD LEVEL: Mozart, Desmond Tutu, Dale Carnegie

4TH LEVEL: Mussorgsky, Wagner, Sibelius, Tchaikovsky, Verdi,
Vincent van Gogh, Ingres, Michaelangelo, Miguel de Cervantes, St. Francis of Assisi, W.B. Yeats, Rumi, Leonard Cohen, T.S. Eliot, Shelley, Dostoyevsky, Virginia Woolf, Anais Nin, Victor Hugo, Anne Rice, Barbara Kingsolver, Plato, Michel Foucoult, Bertrand Russell, Immanuel Kant

5TH LEVEL: Botticelli, Michael Jackson, King Louis XIV of France, Prokofiev, Puccini, William Shakespeare, King Charles II of England, King Richard III of England, Sam Neill, Eugene McCarthy, Ringo Starr, Joni Mitchell

6TH LEVEL: Francisco de Goya, Pope Paul VI, Pharaoh Ramases II (Ramases the Great), Joseph Merrick (“the Elephant Man”), Anwar Sadat, Dag Hammarsklod, Franklin Roosevelt

7TH LEVEL: Jacques Luis David, George Fox, Rossini, Jacques Cousteau,
Ralph Nader

OLD SOULS
1ST LEVEL: Igor Stravinsky, Robert A. Heinlein, Andrew Weil, Carlos Castaneda, Christian Slater, Tommy Lee Jones, Gene hackman, Ray Liotta

2ND LEVEL: J.S. Bach, Lorenzo de’Medici, Robert Redford, Whoopie Goldberg, Eric Clapton, Robin Williams, James Taylor

3RD LEVEL: Beethoven, Arthur C. Clarke, George Washington, Harrison Ford

4TH LEVEL: Paul Gauguin, Walt Whitman, William Blake, Mark Twain, Alice Walker, Pema Chodron

5TH LEVEL: Pope John XXIII, Leonardo da Vinci, Carl Jung, Ken Keys

6TH LEVEL: Thich Nhat Hanh, Krishnamurti, Gangaji, Ammachi,

7TH LEVEL: Buddha, Jesus, John Muir, Don Juan Matus, Ramana Maharshi, Anandamayima, Neem Karoli Baba

anyone familiar with
The Michael Teachings ???
a cycled off mid-causal entity group

lots of info on www.michaelteachings.com

I see that Bach was a second level old soul. I'm just curious because I have been following this being from lifetime to lifetime and I also lived with this being when he had the identity of Felix Mendelssohn. This lifetime this being was a very talented female (recently deceased from heart attack) and firstly into spiritual clearing work with music and conducting as a sideline.

From lifetime to lifetime would the being progress in age, or would the being sometimes regress in age depending upon the identity they chose to take on?

For info I was told I am an old soul (OLD/5) manifesting as an Old Soul and operating at a very high frequency. Perhaps that is why I have chosen in the last half of my life to devote myself to larger clearing projects, while dancing through my earthly role as the "cleaning lady/landlady" :-)

Gnosis

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5th level old is an amasing level
~i've found these teachings, very beneficial
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From lifetime to lifetime would the being progress in age, or would the being sometimes regress in age depending upon the identity they chose to take on?


Gnosis
a soul can choose to manifest a soul age, younger
than they actually are

sometimes, i've had a lot of 'fun' manifesting 'out-of-this-world' 5th level old

although, i suppose, i am ready - to manifest my 'real' soul age
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Advanced Michael teachings

global jobs; etc.,

http://www.itstime.com/mentity.htm

i am row 49
side of truth
#343 ~ global prosperity / and, completion - king mastery row

i am an old king cast sage soul
with et's (essence twins) discarnate priest
and, tc's (task companions) discarnate priest

and, i have an incarnate et/essence twin - a warrior
and, i have an incarnate tc/task companion - a server
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we also have TC'S or travelling companions

they are souls; who share your same raw #

but, are in different cadre/and, entities (soul families)
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Thanks eXchanger,

I would think Mother Thersa would be 'old soul' 7th level...if shes not she should be?

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Mother T, was a 6th level old soul
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here's a little more info:

An Overview of the Michael System

BY EMILY BAUMBACH


Long ago you faced a dilemma.
You were about to start a grand journey,
a new cycle of lifetimes in a human body.

In your cycle you would sign on for approximately 10,000 years, or 50-200 lifetimes, in order to learn about the physical plane and about sentience.

You were told that in order to become sentient
you needed to be one of seven personality types, or "Roles":
Server, Priest, Artisan, Sage, Warrior, King, or Scholar.
Your Role, to be chosen by you,
would be your underlying personality type
through all of your lifetimes in the cycle.

You knew this was a big decision,
one you'd have to live with for a long time.

Should you be a kind, loving Server? An inspired Priest? A creative Artisan?
A fun-loving Sage? What about a brave Warrior, masterful King,
or intelligent Scholar?

To make things easier for you, the universal life force or Tao created a system of personality traits called overleaves,
to be worn like a cloak over your true Role.

You would stay the same Role through each of your lifetimes in the cycle, but every lifetime you would change your overleaves for variety.

Overleaves would give you a chance to experiment
with the energy of all the other Roles,
modify your life experience as needed,
and enable you to be complex and sophisticated.

When you began your first lifetime as whatever Role
you wanted to be.

You chose a Goal for that lifetime: Re-evaluation, Growth, Discrimination, Acceptance, Submission, Dominance, or Relaxation.

You also chose a Mode: Repression, Passion, Caution, Power, Perseverance, Aggression, or Observation.

And an Attitude: Stoic, Spiritualist, Skeptic, Idealist, Cynic, Realist, or Pragmatist.

You chose one or two Chief Features: Arrogance, Self-Deprecation, Self-Destruction, Greed, Martyrdom, Impatience, or Stubbornness;

and a Centering: Emotional, Higher Emotional, Intellectual, Higher Intellectual, Moving, Higher Moving, or Instinctive; like a Chinese dinner.

Once you completed that first lifetime and learned all you could about that set of overleaves, you went on to another lifetime with another set.

Staying your same Role, you chose a new Goal, Mode, Attitude, Chief Feature and Centering.

Most people choose a partner with whom to share their entire cycle,
called an "Essence Twin."

Your Essence Twin is one other person who goes through lifetimes just like you do, with varying overleaves, all the while staying their same Role: Server, Priest, Artisan, Sage, Warrior, King, or Scholar.

Your Essence Twin is the one person who always "gets" to you, each lifetime, and the person with whom you will develop the most karmas.

As you progress through your cycle, with more and more lifetimes of experience, you make your way through what are called "Soul Ages":
Infant, Baby, Young, Mature, and Old.

Eventually you complete your cycle at the end of the Old Soul phase,
and unite once again with All That Is, The Tao.

Each and every person you know is one Role or another, one Soul Age or another, with a chosen Goal, Mode, Attitude, Chief Feature,
and Centering for the lifetime.

For instance, let's pretend your Role is Server.
Your Essence Twin happens to be a Scholar.
You might be a successful nurse practitioner, an enjoyable, inspiring profession for you. You like serving people by healing their illnesses.
Your ability to handle the details of medical treatments comes from the bleedthrough of your Scholar ET's energy,
whether or not your ET is in your life.

Perhaps this lifetime you have chosen Goal of Discrimination to help you learn discernment, giving you a knack for diagnosis of illness and skill with treatment recommendations.

You might have chosen the Mode of Observation which gives you the ability to survey patients quietly, looking for flickers of symptoms otherwise easily missed. In addition, you chose the Attitude of Pragmatist,
providing you with a good sense of efficiency on your busy hospital ward.

Your Chief Feature or trap might be Greed fixated on snacks from the cafeteria, something of a professional embarrassment as you are supposed to be a role model for a healthy lifestyle.

These "overleaves" or layers upon your Server Role give you the personality traits you need to fulfill your life task, that of working within the medical system to heal people.

But you haven't always had those overleaves.

Last lifetime you may have wanted to travel a lot, socialize, be silly, believe in the goodness of the universe, and work on self-karmas.

You were still a Server with a Scholar Essence Twin, as you will always be. But you might have chosen Goal of Growth, with Passion Mode, Attitude of Spiritualist, and Chief Feature or trap of Self-Deprecation.

Next lifetime you might want to go into politics.
You may choose Goal of Dominance, with Power Mode, Attitude of Realist, and Chief Feature or trap of Stubbornness.

These strong, rather masculine overleaves will support you through the buffeting you're likely to get as a public figure.

In sum, you are the same Role in each of your lifetimes within a 50-200 lifetime cycle. Each lifetime you grow in Soul Level and Soul Age, choosing a new arrangement of Goal, Mode, Attitude, Chief Feature and Centering.

Let's start with a description of the seven Soul Ages.

Soul age

As you progress through your cycle, you naturally grow in experience. Your world view changes according to a systematic plan, which corresponds to your Soul Age. Soul Age is usually determined by the number of lifetimes you've had, start to finish, however some people are speedier learners than others, and can become Old Souls with fewer lifetimes than the norm. Here are the seven Soul Ages and their attributes:

Infant: Raw, simple, wild and unmanageable, instinctive, animal-like in some cases, frightened look in eyes, limited frame of reference due to small number of lifetimes. Simple people in tribal cultures, survivalists in the woods, psychopaths, mass murderers.

Not too many Infant Souls become famous, but here are a few:
Richard Allen Davis (killer of Polly Klaas), David Carpenter (serial rapist/killer), Richard Ramirez (The Hillside Strangler), Larry Singleton (rapist/killer).

Baby: The phase where people learn to live with people. Can be loving, yet simplistic in thinking; see things in black and white terms, Good versus Evil; like the security of church or political party membership; like to live in small, insular towns without a whole lot going on. Rules make life seem easy to understand. Love big families. Religious churchgoers, God-fearers, evangelists, PTA and NRA members.

Examples: Jerry Falwell, Adolph Hitler, Jesse James, Rush Limbaugh, Timothy McVeigh, Mike Tyson, Brigham Young.

Young: Sophisticated, worldly-wise, like to be rich and famous, to collect things. A karma-building level. Not too deep, love power, worship youth, don't like to look old.

Examples: Cher, Sheryl Crow, Rebecca DeMornay, Kirsten Dunst, Newt Gingrich, John Grisham, Nicole Kidman, Ralph Lauren,
Bob Packwood, Claudia Schiffer, OJ Simpson, Nicole Brown Simpson,
Sharon Stone, Donald Trump.

Mature: Interested in deep relationships and philosophy, thrive on emotional intensity, learning about their impact on the world, striving for ecological and social balance.

Examples: Murray Abraham, Isabel Allende, Maya Angelou, Michael Bolton, Kevin Costner, Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Bob Dylan, Anthony Hopkins, John Malkovich, Bill Moyers, Sinead O'Connor, Martin Sheen, Gary Trudeau, Robert James Waller, James Woods.

Old: Retired, relaxed-looking, puttering around, usually happy, not getting excited about too much, unambitious, learning to teach and love, finishing off karmas.

Examples: Werner Erhard, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Robert Bly, George Carlin, Whoopi Goldberg, James Earl Jones, Dalai Lama,
Gary Larson, Nelson Mandela, Abraham Lincoln, Bill Murray, Jack Palance, Ram Dass, Bernie Siegel, Patrick Stewart, Jessica Tandy, Mother Teresa, Alice Walker, Marianne Williamson, Frank Zappa.

Transcendental: Bodhisattvas, religious leaders, prophets who predict coming of Infinite Souls, represent their cycled-off entity.

Meher Baba, Mahatma Gandhi, Pope John XXIII, John the Baptist, Hazrat Khan, Mother Meera, Ammachi, Mohammed, Socrates, St. Francis of Assisi, Paramahansa Yogananda, Zarathustra.

Infinite: Manifestation of the Tao incarnate, comes about every 2,000 years, can have the flavor of any of the higher planes.

Gautama Buddha, Jesus Christ, Confucius, Krishna, Lao Tsu, Ra the Egyptian Sun God, the Hindu God Rama. Mother Meera of Germany, currently alive,
is looking at signing on for Infinite Soul manifestation.

Soul level

Within each Soul Age are seven levels of awareness and lessons.
As with any cycle you start out as a beginner, go through the intermediate stages, and end up a pro.

Generally you are most comfortable with people who fall within seven Soul Levels younger or older than you are. For instance, if you are 1st level Old, you'll feel comfortable with most Mature Souls and most Old Souls.

If you are 3rd level Mature, you'll feel most comfortable around 3rd to 7th level Young Souls, and 1st to 3rd level Old Souls.

You may find it difficult but not impossible to relate to Baby Souls or late level Old Souls.

are the seven Soul Levels within each Soul Age:

1st: The Ingenue level. You're just beginning your experience at the new Soul Age, and have a delightful innocence about you. You will tend to make friends with people who are older than you within your Soul Age.

Examples: Prince Andrew, Sonny Bono, Tammy Fae Bakker, Rodney Dangerfield, Joe Montana, Hugh Grant, Eric Clapton, Macaulay Culkin.

2nd: The Explorer. At this level you feel more grounded in the new consciousness, and send yourself out in the world. Here you work most strongly on your self-karmas, testing your personal habit patterns and working on your self-discipline.

Examples: Jerry Garcia, Barbara Marx-Hubbard, Jay Leno, Mary Kay Ash, James Taylor.

3rd: The Renunciate. You're solidly into your Soul Age now, and take some time to pull back from your outer growth. You might prefer to live a quiet life where your thoughts can remain undisturbed.

Examples: Alice Walker, Greta Garbo, J.D. Salinger, Stephen Hawking, Walt Whitman.

4th: Full Steam Ahead. You've done your contemplation for a lifetime or two, and now you're rarin' to go. You thrust yourself into outer activity, probably to change the world according to your vision.

Examples: Deepak Chopra, Bill and Hillary Clinton, Joseph Campbell, Mario Cuomo, Jane Fonda, Sigmund Freud, Thomas Jefferson.

5th: The Hippie. Your last lifetime was rather suit & tie, working within the system to change it. Now you rebel against authority, and make your own (eccentric) rules. Examples:

Bob Goldthwait, Tom Waites, Jimi Hendrix, Wolfman Jack, Pablo Picasso, Truman Capote, Geena Davis, Willem Dafoe.

6th: The Martyr. An incredibly intense level; you'll want to take more than one lifetime to get through it all. In the Infant, Baby and Young Soul Ages you create more karma at this level than any other. In the Mature and Old Soul Ages you pay off more karma.

Examples: Martin Luther King, Marcia Clark, Werner Erhard, Adolph Hitler, Timothy Leary, Charles Manson, Mother Teresa, Michael Jackson, The Elephant Man, Elizabeth Taylor.

7th: Resting Assured. This level is a plateau, a relaxing point after the 6th level storm and before the growth to the 1st level of the next Soul Age. Here you feel self-assured, having mastered most of the lessons of the Soul Age you just completed. You'll probably act as teacher for people still working through the lessons of the Soul Age you're leaving behind.

Examples: Lynn Andrews, Meher Baba, Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Bob Hope, Ram Dass, Ruth Westheimer, Thich Nhat Hanh, Boutros Boutros-Ghali.

Role

The Role is the main personality archetype we choose for the entire cycle.

We remain our same Role through each lifetime, giving us a basis of experience on which to draw. Our Role sets the theme for the cycle, and indicates something our inner essence wants to learn about. Here are the seven Roles:

Server: Sweet, service-oriented, soft and luminous, dedicated, loving, heals suffering. Like to be nurses, veterinarians, social workers, office workers, moms and dads.

Some celebrity examples: Ingrid Bergman, Phil Donahue, Laura Dern, Mia Farrow, Dalai Lama, Robert MacNeil, Kelly McGillis, Eleanor Roosevelt, Chelsea Clinton, Albert Schweitzer, Queen Victoria.

Priest: Inspired, visionary, zealous, instigates global or mass healing, leads congregation. Political or religious spokesperson, troubleshooter, preacher, holy man/woman, spiritual teacher, founder of nonprofit organization, wants to save the world.

Examples: St. Francis, Joan Baez, Adolph Hitler, Joan of Arc, Timothy Leary, Rasputin, Nancy Reagan, Martin Sheen, Lily Tomlin, Malcolm X, Frank Zappa.

Artisan: Delicate, airy, vulnerable, unearthly, dreamy, highly creative, artistic, musical, fluid and flexible. Actors, dancers, fine artists, fashion models, carpenters, construction people, architects, musicians, poets.

Examples: Nicholas Cage, Kurt Cobain, Macaulay Culkin, Leonardo DaVinci, Johnny Depp, Albert Einstein, Dennis Hopper, Whitney Houston, Kato Kaelin, Mozart, Brad Pitt, Keanu Reeves, Christopher Reeve, Jennifer Tilly, Marisa Tomei, Andy Warhol.

Sage: Funny, jokester, lifts everyone's spirits, likes to make play out of work, lightens up the crowd. Flamboyant actor or actress, delightful ham, salesperson, politician, TV announcer (especially sports and weather), comedian. In negative expression, buffoon.

Examples: Dan Aykroyd, Lucille Ball, Sandra Bernhard, Mel Brooks, Brett Butler, Bill Clinton, Tim Curry, Rodney Dangerfield, Danny DeVito, Fran Drescher, Placido Domingo, Whoopi Goldberg, John Goodman, Mick Jagger, Jay Leno, Groucho Marx, Bette Midler, Jack Nicholson, Vincent Price, Mark Twain, Jesse Ventura.

Warrior: Solid, brave, has valor and strength, good protector of the kingdom. Lawyers, police officers, military personnel, prison guards, run shelters for battered women/children and the homeless, mountain climbers, athletes, professional boxers.

: Tom Brokaw, Barbara Bush, Diane Delano, Richard Gere, Norman Mailer, Demi Moore, Martina Navratilova, Janet Reno, Nicole Brown Simpson, Oliver Stone, Mike Tyson, John Wayne.

King: Natural leader, masterful, regal, solid. Head of country, CEO of corporation, entrepreneur, football coach.

Examples: Sean Connery, Mario Cuomo, Queen Elizabeth I, William Randolph Hearst, Madonna, Aristotle Onassis, Ross Perot, Bill Walsh, Orson Wells, Madeleine Albright.

Scholar: Neutral, research-oriented, collects and sorts information for everyone, likes to study systems whether philosophical or scientific. Astrologers, doctors, scientists of all types, academicians, writers, university professors, legal counsels, mapmakers.

Examples: Ken Burns, Carlos Castaneda, Michael Crichton, Galileo, Pee Wee Herman, Lance Ito, John Lennon, Bill Moyers, Faith Popcorn, George Washington, Kenneth Starr.

Essence twin

Your essence twin is someone who was cast out from the Tao the very same time you were. You follow each other around lifetime after lifetime searching for each other, obsessed with each other, and sometimes trying to get away from each other.

You and your Essence Twin mirror each other like no one else.

The intensity you feel and the focusing you do on your Essence Twin causes you to channel his or her energy as a secondary Role expression.

For instance, if you are a Scholar with a Warrior Essence Twin, you will do the things Scholars usually do (research, compile lists) but will likely use it in a competitive situation, such as a business.

If you are a Warrior with a Scholar Essence Twin, you might be a police officer with a penchant for collecting unusual boxes. If you are an Artisan with a King Essence Twin, your career as a rock musician will be successful, since you channel the mastery of your Essence Twin's Role, the King.

Here are some examples of famous people with their Essence Twins.

Note the similarity of "feel," as if it's one person sharing two bodies. As well, see how the flavor of the Role bleeds through to the other Essence Twin:

Warrior Ferdinand & Priest Imelda Marcos,
Sage Hugh & Warrior Christie Hefner,
Artisan Jean-Paul Sartre and Warrior Simone de Beauvoir,
King Madonna & Artisan Sean Penn,
Sage Mikhail & King Raisa Gorbachev,
Sage Richard Burton and Artisan Elizabeth Taylor,
Warrior Sam Shepard & Artisan Jessica Lange,
Artisan Sylvester Stallone & Warrior Brigitte Nielson,
King Jesus & Priest John the Baptist.

Goal

Each lifetime you choose one of seven Goals, themes for the lifetime to focus on. For instance, you might need to learn about leadership, so you choose Dominance. The following lifetime you need to learn how to follow orders, so you choose Submission.

Then, wanting to get out and explore the universe, you choose Growth.

You can choose any Goal you want, but you will have every Goal at least twice during your cycle of 50-200 lifetimes. Here are the Goals and their attributes:

Re-evaluation: Likes simplicity, one or two issues for the lifetime,
likes to stay in one place.

Examples: Albert Einstein, Buddha, Marlin Fitzwater, James Joyce, Edgar Allan Poe, George Shultz, Stephen Hawking.

Growth: Likes complexity. Typically, 3-6 careers for the lifetime, many relationships, moves a lot.

Examples: Tom Hanks, Shirley MacLaine, Steven Spielberg, Dana Carvey, Jerry Brown, Tipper Gore, Tom Hanks, Kevin Kline, Susan Sarandon, Jerry Seinfeld.

Discrimination: Sophisticated, likes to reject what comes to them, meticulous, analytical, refined sense of taste.

Examples: David Byrne, Julia Child, Bob Dylan, Peter Jennings, Jason Alexander, Adam Arkin, Mr. Blackwell, George Bush, Roger Ebert, Ralph Fiennes, Larry King, Miss Manners, Rob Morrow, Gene Siskel.

Acceptance: Open to things that come to them. Want to love everyone and have everyone love them.

Examples: Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter, Linda Evans, Bill Clinton, Christie Brinkley, Sandra Bullock, Bobby McFerrin, Diane Sawyer.

Dominance: In positive pole, likes win/ win situations. Developing leadership abilities in the lifetime.

Examples: Lee Iacocca, Mike Tyson, Fidel Castro, Newt Gingrich, Maya Angelou, Hillary Clinton, Jodie Foster,

Submission: Likes to devote self to a cause, family, or group.

Examples: Jane Fonda, Dian Fossey, Princess Diana, Mr. Rogers, Oliver North, John Bradshaw, Tom Cruise, Robert Dole, Jaime Escalante, Mia Farrow, Mahatma Gandhi, Joan of Arc, Ralph Nader, Pat Nixon, Tim Robbins.

Relaxation: Vacation lifetime. Things come easy usually, not a whole lot of struggle. Bottom line: Taking the path of least resistance.

Examples: Ringo Starr, George Hamilton, Sheryl Crow,Antonio Banderas, David Crosby, Bhagwan Rajneesh, Louis Rukuyser, Claudia Schiffer, Christian Slater, Dweezil Zappa.

Mode

You choose one of seven Modes each lifetime, which are ways you express your body:

Repression: Elegant, refined, sophisticated, delicate, self-controlled, look great in a tuxedo or formal wear. Ballet dancers, neurosurgeons, fashion models, ladies and gentlemen.

Examples: Lloyd Bentsen, Candice Bergen, Pierce Brosnan, Prince Charles, Princess Diana, David Duchovny, Ralph Fiennes, Joanna Lumley, Priscilla Presley.

Passion: Bubbly, full of life, vital, enthusiastic, animated. Comedians, stage actors, musicians, bon vivants.

Examples: Leonard Bernstein, Sonia Braga, Nicholas Cage, Kathie Lee Gifford, Mick Jagger, Dolly Parton, Sarah Jessica Parker, Dick Van Dyke, Debra Winger, Weird Al Yankovic.

Caution: Sensitive, deliberate, careful, cautious, shy, can't be rushed. Cops, librarians, IRS auditors. Examples: Bob Dole,Winston Churchill, R. Crumb, Dan Rather, Suzanne Vega, Vanna White, Humphrey Bogart.

Power: Generates nuclear power, takes charge, likes control,
has intensity and power, charismatic. Organization CEOs, leaders of countries, movers and shakers.

Examples: Marlon Brando, Willie Brown, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, L. Ron Hubbard, Raul Julia, Ross Perot, Colin Powell, Rod Serling, Rod Steiger,


Perseverance: Never gives up, sees project through to completion,
digs teeth in, holds on. Researchers, social workers, inventors.

Examples: Kevin Costner, Katie Couric, Walt Disney, Thomas Edison, Elizabeth Dole, Carrie Fisher, John Glenn, Mahatma Gandhi, John Grisham, Pope John Paul II, Jack Kevorkian, Nelson Mandela, Ralph Nader, Martina Navratilova, Jack Palance.

Aggression: Hard-driving, breaks through barriers, dynamic, likes competition, volcanic, enjoy a good battle. Martial arts experts, military personnel, boxers, lawyers, politicians, large machine operators, athletes.

Examples: Tom Arnold, Tim Curry, Willem Dafoe, Judy Davis, Michael Douglas, Bob Hoskins, Michael Keaton, Harvey Keitel, Tommy Lee Jones, Ray Liotta, Axl Rose, Nicole Brown Simpson, Richard Simmons, Tina Turner, Bruce Willis.

Observation: Look somewhat distanced, neutral, observing the room from an unobtrusive place, look Scholarly. Can slide to the other Modes. Computer programmers, book editors, writers, cultural commentators.

Examples: Tim Allen, Larry King, Liam Neeson, Gillian Anderson, Brian Boitano, Eric Clapton, Michael Crichton, Robert Downey, Jr., Robert Fulghum, Bridget Fonda, Jerry Seinfeld.

Attitude

Your Attitude is your most basic problem-solving style. It's how you go about handling information, and is your normal mindset. Because it is based on the mind, the Attitude is the one overleaf you can change, perhaps using the other six Attitudes as you go through your day. Here are the seven Attitudes, with their attributes:

Stoic: Keep emotions inside, handle crises silently and bravely, facial expression doesn't change a lot (can be an asset in wartime or in business). Confidence men or women, diplomats, prisoners of war, soldiers, doctors, First Ladies of countries, poker players

Examples: Marlon Brando, Buddha, Rebecca de Mornay, Clint Eastwood, Al Gore, Alfred Hitchcock, Abraham Lincoln, John Lennon, Colin Powell, Lisa Marie Presley-Jackson, OJ Simpson, Jimmy Smits, Charlie Watts, George Washington.

Spiritualist: See tragedies as opportunities, soft and watery eyes, dreamily optimistic, seeing God in everything and everyone. Ministers, healers, drug addicts, followers of leaders, holy men and women, artists, musicians.

Examples: Lisa Bonet, Nicholas Cage, Geena Davis, Gerard Depardieu, Mahatma Gandhi, Whitney Houston, Magic Johnson, Andie MacDowell, Bob Marley, Julia Ormond, Ram Dass, Marianne Williamson

Skeptic: Check things out before believing in them, ask penetrating questions, hard to convince of something. Auditors, critics, debunkers, journalists, lawyers.

Examples: Danny Aiello, Jason Alexander, Connie Chung, Marcia Clark, Glenn Close, Katie Couric, Robert Duvall, Roger Ebert, Sigmund Freud, Peter Jennings, Jim Lehrer, Rob Morrow, William Shakespeare, Mike Wallace.

Idealist: Like to really believe in something (sometimes without checking out the details first), have strong sense of fairness and equality, like to get involved in schemes, start nonprofit organizations around a favorite ideal. Salespeople, TV commercial actors, spokespersons, theory people.

Examples: Sonny Bono, Bill Clinton, John Denver, Phil Donahue, Jane Fonda, Holly Hunter, Thomas Jefferson, Diane Keaton, Jack LaLanne, Timothy Leary, Harvey Milk, Sinead O'Connor, Robin Williams.

Cynic: Acerbic wit, sophisticated sense of contradiction, personally disappointed by whatever is wrong with the world; tendency to see negatively. If sense of humor, can be great comedians.

Examples: Sandra Bernhard, Boy George, James Carville, R. Crumb, Willem Dafoe, Bob Dylan, Bob Goldthwaite, Harvey Keitel, Sylvia Miles, Jim Morrison, River Phoenix, Stephen Rea, Lou Reed, Keith Richards, Roseanne, Martin Scorsese, Harry Dean Stanton, Hunter Thompson, Christopher Walken.

Realist: Objective, weighs all sides, cuts through dross to get to heart of the issue, matter-of-fact. Comptrollers, financial experts, scientists, plumbers, judges.

Examples: Tom Brokaw, Elizabeth Dole, Dianne Feinstein, Lance Ito, Katherine Hepburn, Ann Landers, Cokie Roberts, Greta Scacchi, Gene Siskel, Maggie Smith, Judge Wapner.

Pragmatist: Efficiency experts, know how to cut corners to save time, schedule-oriented, like to make lists. Time management experts, economists, industrial designers, accountants, nutritionists.

Examples: Gillian Anderson, Lloyd Bentsen, Cindy Crawford, Joycelyn Elders, Werner Erhard, Bridget Fonda, Lee Iacocca, Margaret Mead, Tim Robbins, Susan Sarandon, Martha Stewart, Donald Trump.

Chief feature

The seven Chief Features arise from what is called "false personality," a symptom of maya or universal delusion. False personality is the inauthentic, delusory part of ourselves, coating the true inner Self or essence with a false cloak of unreal communication.

We become caricatures, odd and bizarre, unable to communicate the perfect, illuminated soul essence. That essence is who we really are: a pure, perfect light of consciousness linked to the Tao itself.

False personality, and thus the Chief Features, have their roots in fear.
When we're anxious about not getting enough love, acknowledgement, life force, food, or time to spare from the universe, we get stuck in habitual, nonproductive behavior patterns.

These patterns, we think, protect our vulnerability.

They ward off our fears and alleviate our anxiety, if only for the moment. But like any adapting device, they don't heal the roots of fear, and become unconscious habits which keep us blind to our own irritating quirks.

Here are the seven Chief Features.

Most people have a primary Chief Feature, and a secondary Chief Feature.

This means we all have more than one.:

Self-Deprecation: Learning lessons of humility for the lifetime, not wanting to appear arrogant. Self-critical, not believing in self, refreshingly humble. Greatest fear is of being inferior.

Examples: Bill Clinton, Albert Brooks, Geena Davis, Laura Dern,Gerard Depardieu, Hugh Grant, Dennis Hopper, Chris Isaak, Magic Johnson, Joe Montana, Willie Nelson, Christopher Reeve, Winona Ryder, Donald Sutherland, Daniel Stern, Forest Whitaker, Gene Wilder.

Arrogance: Proud, self-confident, vain, uppity, secretly self-deprecating. Greatest fear is of being merely normal or mediocre.

Examples: Kevin Bacon, John Cleese, Sean Connery, Brian Dennehy, Salvador Dali, Shannen Doherty, Newt Gingrich, Marvin Hamlisch, Val Kilmer, Kevin Kline, Dave Letterman, Madonna, Bob Packwood, Jack Nicholson, Jack Palance, Jeremiah Tower, Denzel Washington.

Self-Destruction: Hard time adjusting to life, often abused as children, not given positive validation from parents, oftentimes want to die, suicidal. Alcoholics, drug addicts, chain smokers, motorcycle and car racers, anorexics, heavy metal enthusiasts. Greatest fear is of life itself with the pain it brings.

Examples: John Belushi, Lennie Bruce, Drew Barrymore, R. Crumb, Jim Morrison, Lou Reed, Keith Richards, Hunter Thompson, Jean Paul Sartre,
Andy Warhol.

Greed: Appetite for life, hungry looking, look like they need a lot of love or money or food or experience, bottomless pits in some cases, voracious, lack of control, zingy eyes. Greatest fear is of starving or being left with nothing (often comes from recent previous life where that actually happened).
Examples: Tom Arnold, James Cagney, Jim Carrey, Katie Couric, Jenny Craig, Tim Curry, Michael Douglas, Andy Garcia, Adolph Hitler, Graham Kerr, Ricki Lake, Meatloaf, Roseanne, Richard Simmons, Martha Stewart.

Martyrdom: Selflessness, missionary zeal, dies for a cause. Can make others feel guilty. Greatest fear is of being victimized or taken advantage of by others.

Examples: Kurt Cobain, Billy Crystal, Olympia Dukakis, Mia Farrow, Martin Luther King, Pat Nixon, Abraham Lincoln, Nelson Mandela, Regis Philbin, Yoko Ono, Stephen Rea, Mother Theresa, John Turturro, Elie Wiesel, Sean Young.

Impatience: Daring, tries to do too many things in a short amount of time, hates to be late for anything, intolerant. Type A's, freeway tailgaters, schedule freaks. Greatest fear is of being late, or of missing out on whatever is going on.

Examples: Tim Allen, Kathy Bates, George Bush, Danny DeVito, Holly Hunter, Demi Moore, Paul Reiser, Dean Ornish, Rod Steiger, Patrick Swayze,
Quentin Tarantino, Marisa Tomei, James Woods.

Stubbornness: Determined, hard to move, refuses to change, obstinate. Greatest fear is of being pushed around.

Examples: Barbara Boxer, Glenn Close, Robert Duvall, Chris Evert, Dianne Feinstein, Jane Fonda, Mahatma Gandhi, Don Henley, Charlton Heston,
Ross Perot, Janet Reno, Zecharia Sitchin, Margaret Thatcher.

Centering

Centering adds an interesting angle to the overleaves. It is flexible, in that you pick one favorite Centering and Part of Center for the lifetime, but can use the other Parts of Center in situations when you need them.

Your Centering reflects your first response to stimuli; your Part of Center is your second response.

For instance, you might have Emotional Centering with Intellectual Part of Center. You cry at movies and funerals, keeping Kleenex handy wherever you go. If someone insults you, your first response will be emotional. Later on, you'll use the Intellectual Part of Center to obsess about what they said, what you said in return, what you should have said, what they would have said had you not said what you said, etc.

On occasion, however, you will slide to the Moving Part of Center from Emotional Center. You'll take up an exercise regimen to help you slough off depression. Or, you'll go dancing to express your emotional joy.

Here's a short synopsis of each of the seven Centers and Parts of Center, with their attributes:

Intellectual Center: Born think tanks, rarely losing their cool in emotional situations. You can almost see the gears spinning in their brains. They do well in academia, and the computer and banking industries.

With Emotional Part of Center: They think coolly first, then express their emotions later on in private.

Examples: Patty Hearst, Katherine Hepburn. With Moving Part of Center: They think first, then act on their thoughts without considering the emotional consequences.

Examples: Newt Gingrich, Joseph Goebbels, Lady Godiva. With Instinctive Part of Center: A cool first response which gets funneled through their primal needs.

Examples: Hunter Thompson, James Michener, Henry Miller.

Emotional Center: Compassionate, empathetic, sympathetic, vulnerable. They feel what you feel, and do well in healing professions where a kind word is important. Schoolteachers, therapists of all kinds, artists, musicians, charity volunteers.

With Intellectual Part of Center: They like to funnel their emotions through their thoughts, perhaps enjoying writing or talking about their personal crises. Examples: Woody Allen, John Bradshaw, Regis Philbin. With Moving Part of Center: They funnel their emotions through their bodies, enjoying dance therapy, movement-oriented growth seminars, or stage performance.

Examples: Paula Abdul, Janis Joplin, Chuck Berry. With Instinctive Part of Center: Panic disorder, phobias, eccentricity, primal sensuality. Example: Edgar Allan Poe, Jeff Goldblum.

Moving Center: Always on the go, these people seem like perpetual motion machines. They love athletics, dancing, anything which gets them up out of their chairs and moving around. With Intellectual Part of Center:

They funnel their perpetual motion through their speech. If athletics-minded, they like prescribed dance routines like classical ballet or aerobics, enjoying the structure of sports rules.

Examples: Sandra Bernhard, David Byrne, Cher, Howard Cosell. With Emotional Part of Center: They love freeform movement: Brazilian samba, modern dance, belly dancing. Can be attracted to the emotional intensity of athletics, channeling their rage or depth of feeling into the competitive aspects of the sport.

Examples: Bonnie Blair, Brian Boitano, Charles Bronson. With Instinctive Part of Center: Hyperactive or autistic child, sensualist, charismatic actor. Example: Pee Wee Herman, Harvey Keitel, Ray Liotta, Martin Luther, Jim Morrison, Timothy Dalton. With Higher Parts of Center (Higher Emotional, Higher Intellectual, Higher Moving): The body moves, and the mind is free.

Instinctive Center: Instinctively centered people are hard to find. Look in their eyes and you get an uneasy feeling, like you're looking into some altered reality which makes you uncomfortable.

Many Instinctively Centered people are labeled "schizophrenic," but you can be Instinctively Centered without being mentally ill. Instinctive Center gives anyone a pipeline to their animal nature: scents, sounds, primal survival instincts, sensuality.

With Intellectual Part of Center: Experimental surgeon, occultist, forensic specialist, power freak. Example: Leni Riefenstahl, Rasputin, Rod Serling. With Emotional Part of Center: Eccentric actor, uncontrolled angry criminal, survivalist. Examples: Ted Bundy, Curtis Sliwa. With Moving Part of Center: Hunter, soldier of fortune, wild animal trainer, violent charismatic leader. Can be cruel, lacking in emotional warmth or intellectual reasoning. Examples: Pol Pot, Rudolf Hess, Richard Ramirez, Charles Manson.

Higher Centers: The Higher Centers take us out of our egos, and into a state of merging with the cosmos. These states are rare, and considered to be the goal of all spiritual practice. Because the energy is too strong to hold in the body for a long period of time, most of us get only a taste of it once in awhile, perhaps at an enlightenment seminar, in a peak emotional release, or an intensely transcendent meditation session.

People who have higher centering as their primary center have chosen an unusual lifestyle of spirituality with much outer support, perhaps taking vows as a renunciate in a monastery, or leading the life of a guru.

Higher Emotional Center allows you to channel unconditional love from the higher planes. Founts of this Centering like to take their devotees with them into a high state of divine ecstasy, to share the egoless love all around. Examples: the saints Ammachi, Jesus, Ramakrishna, St. Francis, Mother Mary, Muktananda, Maharishi and Paramahansa Yogananda.

Higher Intellectual Center appeals to Zen Buddhists, Vedantists, quantum physicists and Western philosophers, all of whom like to sit and think. The goal is to reach a state of pure thought, which is no thought. Once that state is achieved the ego falls away, and pure telepathy is possible. Examples: the Vietnamese Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh, Lao Tsu, Zen Master Suzuki.

Higher Moving Center: Here you dance your way to enlightenment with repetitious movements combined with mind-stilling mantras or chanting. Most ecstatic religions use this technique: Shaker, Sufi, Pentacostal, Hindu, Native American, Santeria, and tai chi, which release the ego from condensed daily reality and into divine ecstasy through the vehicle of physical release from contraction. Sexual climax brings in the Higher Moving Center as well,
albeit for only a short time; rarely does it transform the soul for more than a few moments. Healers of the physical body, massage therapists, tantra practitioners and kundalini experts often channel this Centering.

Examples of saints with this primary Centering: Buddha, John the Baptist, Sri Krishna and the Gopis.

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Remember, the Role describes personality traits rather than vocations.

For example, a King in this system isn't always the leader of a country,
but may (like Madonna) choose the field of entertainment; or he may just be your neighbor's gardener.

A Scholar isn't necessarily a Rhodes scholar or academician, but might be someone doing a lifetime task as a concert pianist or fashion model.

Your local artist might be a Warrior like Picasso.
Your Sage butcher might regale the waiting customers
with operatic arias.

It is helpful to remember in studying this system
that it is just a shortcut,
an abbreviated version of who we really are.

Overleaves define only our temporary or false personalities, lifetime to lifetime. In truth we are infinite beings, beyond definition or labeling.

- This article is an excerpt from the book

Celebrities:
The Complete Michael Database by Emily Baumbach, Causalworks 1996

www.causalworks.com
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Old 11-22-2009, 06:39 PM   #18
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Old 11-22-2009, 09:19 PM   #19
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This has inspired me exchanger, i have a question for you perhaps you can answer it perhaps you can not.
I would like your concept on this question i am going to ask you.
What would you say if i said this was my first incarnation here on Earth from what level of soul/souls would i associate with.
This puzzles me a little because are there just the same levels on higher densities also?
I would say yes but this is my conception on the matter i have not studied this and would love to know from those who have.
I am from future worlds how would you define the soul level in this conception.
I do get confused because not having any previous incarnations i have not had the experience so to say.
I know my position in the future but i do not like to say for ridicule of some that may think i am being egotistical.
This knowing has been with me since a little girl as so many here on avalon as yourself have known also so this issue of old soul/etc how do they stand on higher levels.
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Old 11-25-2009, 02:57 AM   #20
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i got some interesting answers to that question jackie,
will type it up; and post it tommorrow
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hi exchanger, i read the michael teachings/books many years ago. the book even talks about soul age of nations. usa is considered to have the most young souls. switzeraland has the most old souls. makes sense. young souls are about materializing material "things", aquiring wealth, new technology etc. mature souls like the finer things like wines/the making of, gourmet foods... and old souls don't fuss too much, they tend to not be too ambitious w careers as they've gone through all that many previous lives. they tend to be ones taking care of gardens.

it's amazing how even the kind of pets one has reflects your soul age! what's also interesting is that your parents can be younger in soul age than you (their offspring). so when there is a large gap between partners, this may reflect chronological age but not soul age.

it's all very interesting to think about. they say though that one tends to hang out w their own soul group age.

Switzerland sounds marvelous! Any other "old soul" countries or locales? I live in Toronto, Canada and I don't think it is "old soul", except perhaps for the "cottage country" crowd, lol.
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This has inspired me exchanger, i have a question for you perhaps you can answer it perhaps you can not.
I would like your concept on this question i am going to ask you.
What would you say if i said this was my first incarnation here on Earth from what level of soul/souls would i associate with.
This puzzles me a little because are there just the same levels on higher densities also?
I would say yes but this is my conception on the matter i have not studied this and would love to know from those who have.
I am from future worlds how would you define the soul level in this conception.
I do get confused because not having any previous incarnations i have not had the experience so to say.
I know my position in the future but i do not like to say for ridicule of some that may think i am being egotistical.
This knowing has been with me since a little girl as so many here on avalon as yourself have known also so this issue of old soul/etc how do they stand on higher levels.
Interesting, I am myself aware of me being here and also aware of a future self (humanoid but not human) occasionally intervening. I don't know what the "rules" are regarding contacts between Now self and Future self.

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Old 11-25-2009, 03:11 AM   #23
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every chart i checked in my family/and extended family born in canada
all of them, were old souls (WHICH surprised me)
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It seems that the more enlightened one gets the simpler and more decent one becomes. What is her soul age? I am glad she validates all true paths of awakening.
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Old 11-25-2009, 03:33 AM   #25
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I'm sorry but i am a little uncomfortable with soul rankings, it may lead to a caste system.
Remember it's said that Jesus hung out with the so called low life drunks and prostitutes
to relax after arguing all day with the self-righteous priests at the temple!
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