|Topic: About 'Lies'
ED. COPY OF TAPE OF TRANCE CIRCLE MEETING No.609 Held 22nd November, 2005.
Spirit (Ling): Greetings.
Some time ago we tried to explain the meaning of ‘truth’ – truth as you see it at that time, (or someone else sees it). But there is another word in all languages that is often used incorrectly, and that is ‘lie’. People call each others liars, nations call each other liars and children do the same, and unfortunately adults say it to children and that is where they learn to lie.
With a young child, parents without thinking, without realising the perception of the very young, will growl at a child and say, “Don’t tell me lies”, when the child may have a vivid imagination, may truly have seen something of spirit, or may be truthfully repeating something they have heard or seen, and the parents don’t believe them, so they say, “Don’t tell me lies”. And because the child realises that parents don’t understand they continue to lie, and this happens in nations. The parent hasn’t understood the thinking of the child, the politicians haven’t understood the language or the thinking of another nation, and so they may say, “All Eskimos lie”, whereas really that is not so, they have misinterpreted the thinking of that person or people.
So the word lie should only be applied really, to someone who has committed a heinous crime and blames it on someone else, “I didn’t do it, they did”. And this applies whether it is a child, an adult, or a nation. That is lying.
Any other form of so called lie should be questioned, should be looked into. It may be you who isn’t right in your thinking, because normally what is the point of a person lying, unless they are protecting themselves perhaps from punishment which they have learned to do as a child. It can become exasperating for a child, or an adult, or a nation, to be wrongfully accused of lying, when really it is misunderstanding.
To live as a brotherhood which is what we all want to achieve there must be understanding, compassion, seeing the other person’s point of view. It is difficult, it is something that we have to overcome, and as the world gets more and more mechanised, with less and less contact with each other, (other that by some form of machine), more and more mistakes and misunderstandings can happen.
So when we meet face to face and a statement is made, don’t be quick to condemn – think from that person’s point of view. “Is he telling the truth, can I believe him, what is it that makes him say that, is it something that I’m not getting, or does he not realise that he is mistaken?”
Before we condemn the child, or the nation, think carefully on the subject, because we as the critics could be the ones who are wrong. Then again we may be right but we should question it always. The same as with ‘truth’, question it. The same as we always tell you to question what you hear from spirit… as because someone has died, it doesn’t mean to say that he or she is an angel. I certainly hope that they aren’t liars but it can happen, so question everything.
God bless you and help you think, and understand.
The source of this material is Ken Hanson of Waiheke Island, New Zealand, whose Cockney wife is the Medium.
Ken passed to the Higher Life in August, 2009.
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