Today is my birthday. In order to celebrate this occasion with my readers, I have decided to share the original article wherein I first laid out the basic principles of Star Theory. My thinking has changed slightly since then, but the core remains the same. This was first published on 3/5/2008 on OpEdNews (link to original). It has since been edited.
I lay very still. The thought we once had was finally catching hold again.
Birth of a Star
What we call “I” began as tiny vibrations of energy. We began to grow as the cloud of material, which were the lesser energies around us, became incorporated into our orbit and we took mass. We were mainly only plasma way back then.
We had a guidebook that guided our development. And we were nurtured along the way by the loving vibrations surrounding us.
When we were ready to be “born”, we left our mothers. It was a less tranquil, volatile existence, but we burned brightly. We took in more mass, but this time in a much clumsier fashion – through engulfing. We eventually we got the hang of it and were able to consume many different sources of energy.
Eating dense, inefficient sources of energy stops us from burning very brightly. It would actually smolder our inner flame. This was not in vain, though, as this mass provided convenient storage for later consumption- so we could grow even bigger and brighter.
By reaching out into space, we developed a perception and conception of what we call reality. And we were very much in control of it. When we wanted something, it was provided for us. All we had to do was ask in our simple ways.
We can still remember those old days. Our world appeared to us in its true nature: as radiating energy. But somewhere along the line, we seemed to forget this. We forgot that we can change the way we view our reality, and in doing so, create the future.
We were made to feel powerless, insignificant, and ineffectual. At one point, we might have considered ourselves to be separate. But then truth flooded through us in a wave of brilliance.
Our true nature does not become immediately apparent when we only consider our reality within a limited framework.
We might feel very small when we imagine that our sun is only a small star in the midst of an expansive, unfathomably large galaxy full of stars much bigger than our own. And this Milky Way Galaxy is only one galaxy among myriads.
But we can also imagine downward in scale. Our bodies are made up of organs, each of which has a specialized function, intended to support our existence in this realm. Each of these organs is made of tissue, which is a collection of cells working together to produce an effect. We do not usually have to tell them what to do, but they sure tell us when there is a crisis. Each one of these smaller parts is a living microcosm of us!
And below this, our cell has beautifully crafted parts, which are also made of even more parts – all of which are made up purely of energy. When this all works in a cohesive, balanced, and constructive manner, the “I am” begins to materialize as a strong, yet submissive force. This is all us!
The Nature of Light
Through quantum physics, it was shown that an event and its observer are always inherently linked. Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle indicates that if ascertain the exact location of any particle, then we are clueless to its momentum or energy, and vice-versa. This is because “matter” is not made up of divisible and solid parts – as the atom was once viewed. This dualistic nature of energy allows it to manifest in both wave and photon form. Space and time are also connected in this incredible way.
But yet it is still sometimes difficult for us to intellectualize our deep connection to all of this energy around us.
In an effort to make sense of these waves running through our bodies, we began to discriminate. We saw that there is light and dark, on and off, good and bad, life and death, big and small, male and female, and other such opposites. The simple act of labeling something and setting it apart created its opposite in this universe. It is with this act of definition that we destroy the thing’s relation to the whole.
This idea of opposing forces is what allowed for us to develop the concept of the binary system. This, in turn, allowed for the rapid calculation of queries into our true nature. This information can now be processed and digested by us at a rapid speed through the use of light communications.
What we term “visible light” (ROYGBIV) is the spectrum of wavelengths to which we have are attuned – for the time being. We find these colors/energies/wavelengths are also represented in us as chakras. These chakras also manifest themselves in the different types of intelligence, most aptly described by Gardner’s theory of (7) multiple intelligences. The frequencies that we experience influence us greatly. But there are also wavelengths we have been able to access far above and below those that we paint or see in these 3-dimensions. Accessing these non-visible frequencies has provided us with what we have termed “magical” or “psychic” energies.
The energy we are capable of producing and storing is absolutely phenomenal. We are able to transform light into thought and vice-versa. We can then manifest our thoughts and desires into these dimensions, just as we can collect energies from here and incorporate them into our memories. We can also use this energy to illuminate the nature of the universe around us. One of the most apparent examples of this is our voice. With it, we are able to vibrate the space around us in such a way that we are able to reflect upon ourselves.
We had once conceived of this energy that we are part of as Tao, Brahma, Gaia, God, and Allah. There have been many names before and there will be many names after. It is that which connects us. Its manifestations and workings have been most aptly described as karma.
It seems that not only are we the light, but also its reflecting pool. All is one and one is all.
The Death of a Star
Everything goes through cycles. As soon as we are born, we begin to die. Oddly, a part of us has taken to worrying about our “impending doom” instead of rejoicing in the breath of what we call its opposite – life.
Every time we die, our seed of life has been planted. Time does not move in a linear fashion just because that was how we once perceived of it in these dimensions. Our energy is part of the infinite.
Our fate is up to us. If we choose to vibrate at lower energies in this life, we will not shine brilliantly. We need to expand – accepting and reflecting different forms of energy – bathing in wholeness. Only in this way, might we be able to go supernova and reach nirvana like we had always intended.
The Light at the End of the Tunnel
It is you. It is us. The light has always been there, even if we lose sight of it from time to time.
That which we vibrate is echoed back to us into eternity. We are one with the infinite.
We are stars. If we radiate love, we are loved.