The basic underlying and uniting force of the universe is a psychic energy field of love and soul consciousness ( the Unified Field ) which lies not only beyond time and space but also beneath our deepest fears ~ and whose principle property is the universal urge to unite. Tap into this timeless and joyous energy field by surrendering to love and heal yourself in the process as countless others, both veterans and civilians, have already experienced: Allen L Roland, PhD
“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” ~ Marcel Proust
As a still active and joyful Octogenarian at 82 as well as a disabled veteran it is important for me and those that follow to leave a paper trail that leads to the Unified Field as well as all my experiences of surrendering to this joyful state of consciousness that lies not only beyond time and space but also beneath our deepest fears.
One of my most significant triumphs during this lifetime quest was helping to initiate a heart centered rehabilitation approach, fueled by gratitude and forgiveness, for active duty veterans suffering from PTSD implemented at the Concord Vets Center, California which became a great success.
Under the direction of Salvador Ueda, MSW, and their team leaders ~ a total of 18 Band of Brother’s self-healing transformation support groups were accomplished with well over 100 veteran graduates in the last five years and with this success ~ a personal dream and goal has been accomplished.
My dream was to help transform the VA rehabilitation system for veterans with PTSD from within through these heart centered Band of brother’s sessions.
CONCORD VET CENTER PAVES THE WAY FOR NEEDED HEART CENTERED APPROACH TO VETERAN REHABILITATION See Post
Since the driving force of my self-healing heart centered consultations is gratitude, it is with heart felt gratitude that I thank the Concord Vet Center and in particular adjustment counselor Salvador Ueda for suggesting and giving me the opportunity, first as a licensed counselor and then, upon retirement, as a fully vetted VA volunteer consultant, to share my truth and help facilitate and build a successful Healing the Wounded Heart transformation program over the past five years ~ but particularly in 2015.
It’s been an incredible personal joy to witness with Sal the heartwarming transformations that occurred as many of these emotionally wounded veterans burst into full flower by going through their fears and finding joy beneath their deep pain and despair. We literally saw the internal light come on as they began to see through different eyes
“We’re changing the VA system from the inside out,” I would joyfully share with Sal after each veteran transformation, “the beat goes on.”
This outside the box program is simple and effective but it all starts with the adjustment counselor who initially screens each applicant and determines if they are ready for this inner transformation self-healing work. He then has each veteran complete a life chart, as described in my book, which graphically summarizes their life in terms of being a quest versus a struggle. At the same time they begin to read my book as well as watch my You Tube sessions. I feel a great affinity with veterans, particularly active duty veterans, for we have all been in service and many of us have risked our lives while serving our country.
They all have access to these self-healing steps in my updated Kindle Book RADICAL THERAPY, SURRENDER TO LOVE AND HEAL YOURSELF IN SEVEN SESSIONS (not seven years). Here is the Kindle link
And here’s a link to the YouTube Skype sessions of the self-healing process I teach and coach ~ Watch, in the first 20 minutes of session five, how Marina conquers her deepest fear by going through it and she demonstrates that beneath her pain and fear is boundless joy. See video
My book is a passionate call to heal your heart by surrendering to love. Initially by sharing gratitude with the many people in your life who have not been thanked for being a gift ~ and then all others as you open your heart and begin to not only see through different eyes but also slowly reconnect with your original joy, intention and purpose.
It is important to note here that all of my work over the past 45 years, both in my private practice and now as a heart centered coach and consultant, has been inspired by my desire to personally demonstrate the self-healing power of a Unified Field of love and soul consciousness.
Note ~ If you google The Unified field ~ you will find my explanation on page two of 7.5 million results.
Here are a few personal examples of taping into the Unified field of love, joy and soul consciousness ~ which I share with all participants as well as in my eBook.
- FIRST AWARENESS OF UNIFIED FIELD
My whole life has been a journey, a quest, to find a lost little boy within myself who once knew, and longed to share the truths that I am now sharing with you; a 4 year old boy who profoundly experienced at the deepest level within himself, a love and joy that indelibly connected him to everything around him. That experience was my first awareness of a Unified Field of love which I was an integral part of ~ and I fully surrendered to the bliss of being in the Unified Field of love and soul consciousness and never forgot it. See Post
- PRECOGNITIVE VISION AT 6 YEARS OLD
Just as becoming a Navy Fighter pilot was an important part of my destiny and brought me to the San Francisco Bay area ~ the precognitive vision of the Golden Gate Bridge was a door that was opened to me as a young child and not only let the future in but proved to me that the love for my grandfather not only existed beyond time and space but was also the sole constant of the universe. See Post
- THE FINAL OPTION / SURRENDERING TO THE UNIFIED FIELD
I have had many personal experiences of the sensory sensation of being in the Unified Field of love and soul consciousness that exists not only beyond time and space but also beneath our deepest fears but this one stands out ~ for it was a matter of life and death and it became the foundation of my belief in this state of consciousness that lies beneath our deepest fears. See Post
- THE NEAR AND AFTER DEATH EXPERIENCE IS BEING IN THE UNIFIED FIELD
My after death experience with my Mother when she passed on in 1987 was proof positive that she was now in the Unified Field ~ a state of soul consciousness that exists beyond time and space. See Post
- BEING IN THE UNIFIED FIELD IS BEING IN SYNC WITH YOUR DESTINY
Let me share my initial meeting with Stan Krippner 44 years ago in 1972 which has set the stage for where I am now but is a wonderful personal example of how our lives are divinely interconnected and guided from within if we will but listen, say YES to ourselves and not be controlled by fear. See Post
I have obviously answered an important question I posed long ago when I started my practice ~ Why are most people afraid of their deepest Joy ?
In my over 45 years as a heart centered consultant with emotionally devastated civilians as well as veterans with PTSD, I have discovered that most have a common symptom ~ the psychic pain of being seemingly separated from love, either at birth or in childhood, which can cause us to emotionally check out and close our hearts thus PTHD (Post Traumatic Heart Disorder). At some dark point of aloneness, psychic pain overrides joy and ego defense becomes more important for survival than love and relationships. Medication and drugs then become the principal tool to be utilized in survival and our rapidly increasing middle-age death rate confirms this finding ~ as well as the obvious need for a proven and effective alternative heart centered approach for PTSD or PTHD:
The answer to my query is because their psychic pain, quite often experienced at birth or early childhood, has over ridden their original joyful memories and they are afraid of or mistrust their deepest joy and are living their life and still making life decisions based on ego based fear.
In the third tenet of my PhD dissertation, The Unified Field, I describe the process by which psychic pain (the seeming separation from love) can over-ride joy and how most people are afraid of or mistrust their deepest joy ~ It would appear that the pain of not feeling loved for oneself and being seemingly separated from our original state of soul consciousness and the Unified Field is of such deep psychic proportions that, early in childhood, processes are triggered in the hypothalamus which result in a left brain imbalance and dominance as well as the denial, mistrust and forgetting of our connection to the Unified Field and the love and joy and a state of soul consciousness deepest within us. It is from this dark tunnel of pain, aloneness, despair and apparent death that the ego and ego consciousness is born – for survival and protection purposes only.
Thus death, or the idea of death, appears to be an illusion measured by the limits of our consciousness. This would seem to explain why people who have had a near-death experience quite often no longer fear death but also have new values regarding love and the need to be in service
Think of the ego as a protective cocoon that is eventually meant to be shed. The Unified Field can be visualized as a grid of great luminosity joining all living beings within its energy field of love. The words of Longfellow would seem appropriate in describing this all-encompassing field or grid: “The thread of all sustaining beauty that runs through all and doth all unite.”
In my role as a heart centered consultant with over 45 years’ experience of soul retrieval especially with veterans with PTSD, I retrieve buried souls and empower them through love and gratefulness to not only open their hearts but to also find their unique place in a universal loving plan from a place of celebration and service. They soon begin to realize that everything they have ever wanted is on the other side of fear.
In other words, I meet them from a place of celebration and service and empower them to open their hearts and fully claim the joy and authenticity of themselves.
Here are the eight stages of ego transcendence I demonstrate and teach. Remember that the ego is a projection of what we feel we have to be versus being our true authentic self ~ and it is always born out of deep pain and aloneness.
- Denial Everything is fine, there is nothing missing in my life ~ I’m in full control of everything
- Anger I can’t stay in control and manipulate things any more ~ it’s not working, it’s making me angry.
- Bargaining I’ll hang on to something so I won’t get out of control and have to deal with the unknown and all those scary feelings deep inside me that I have been continually avoiding.
- Depression Why am I feeling so sad, and it feels so deep. If only I could get out of this pit of despair.
- Acceptance / Connection I’m feeling deep sadness and it’s the same feelings I felt as a child ~ I can’t deny these feelings any longer.
- Surrender I’m letting go and trusting that there is joy beneath my sadness ~ what is this excitement I’m feeling beneath this well of grief and it has nothing to do with someone else.
- Celebration I’m truly feeling the joy of being myself and the growing awareness that there is something I’m supposed to be doing ~ I’m beginning to trust the unknown and see through different eyes.
- Service I’m fully trusting myself, I’m listening and I’m responding to this inner call ~ I want to be in service from this inner place of authentic love, joy and delight.
Make no mistake about it, the keys to the magic kingdom of the soul are gratefulness and forgiveness ~ and eventually gratefulness and forgiveness ends with our self.
And what group of people have been more separated from love and the life force than combat veterans (many of whom had significant birth and childhood trauma) and have additionally been taught to hate and kill.
At the Vet Center, I was called in as a volunteer to review their completed Life chart and help Sal connect the soul dots ~ a life chart which clearly shows their whole life, relationships and war experience as a Quest or journey to fully understand where they are now.
From our very first session, they begin the process of thanking the people who have been there for them in their lives and as they do ~ like flowers, their buried or numbed out hearts begin to open allowing them to see through different eyes.
I then assist Sal in the remaining group sessions, with the veterans, using the seven sessions in my book as the guide ~ including the experiential guided visualizations.
For example, the last session is a death exercise where every member has the chance to seemingly die and I then have each member tell them how much they meant to them as well as share from their heart with each other. In other words, in that exercise they not only experience being loved but the thrill of speaking from their hearts.
It’s not therapy but it is heart centered action based self-healing and every participant is given the opportunity to explore another heart centered choice of behavior versus a fear based ego driven choice. The Team leader was very impressed by this self-healing process but could not find the time to make it happen for himself but his support was evident to all participants.
In 2015, I have concentrated on empowering and mentoring Sal, at his suggestion, to not only see through his heart but connect the dots so that he could carry the program on in the future without my assistance. This work, in essence, is all about soul retrieval for these veterans, who were once taught to kill, are now being reconnected to their deeper urge to love and cooperate with each other
Dr Stanley Krippner describes this process in the foreword of my book ~ “No psychiatric manual lists “soul loss” as a condition in need of treatment but shamans tell me that “soul loss” is widespread in contemporary society. Allen Roland has had the insight to understand what the shamans have told me. He also has developed the skills to help his clients regain their souls”
Nowhere is “soul loss” more apparent than with veterans with PTSD who have been taught to kill or witnessed or participated in unjustified mass human carnage.
Just as Stephen Hawking has suggested that black holes may, in essence, become white holes at a point of singularity ~ so I am suggesting that at the end of that black well of despair within ourselves, we also reach a point of singularity . A point where all notions of time and space break down and we become one with a Unified Field of love and a state of soul consciousness.
Band of Brothers #18 was my last hurrah as a volunteer consultant with the Vet Center but I left with an immense sense of self-satisfaction regarding this unique heart centered approach to self-healing. This program has not only succeeded ~ with well over 100 active duty veteran graduates who have positively changed through gratefulness and self-forgiveness ~ but more importantly, their hearts have been opened and they have experienced another choice of behavior while their PTSD symptoms have greatly diminished. See VT Post ~
It remains to be seen if the VA will integrate this self-healing approach into their clinical approach but it is obvious that no amount of psychiatric drugs can ease the painful psychic pain carried by many of our returning veterans with PTSD ~ as witnessed by our rising veteran suicide rate.
Gen. Peter Chiarelli, the Army’s No. 2 officer, who has long been an advocate for soldiers suffering from the invisible wounds of war (such as PTSD and TBI) ~ also advocates the need for other alternative approaches ~ ”I want to understand what drugs we should use to treat these symptoms, if we should use any drugs at all. I want to look into alternative pain management. We are finding there are other ways to handle pain that are more effective and allow a person to feel a lot better than throwing a bagful of drugs at them.” See Post
As a former active duty Naval aviator and all-weather carrier pilot who served seven years in the Navy, the last two as a weekend warrior ~ I can honestly relate to veterans and consider it an honor to have touched many of their hearts in my work as a heart centered consultant.
They have all, including myself, faced their deepest fears and been in service to their country. Many have been to the dark side and long for another choice and I am proud to have facilitated that process in my ongoing heart centered consultations.
There is no true healing without love ~ and gratitude is the life blood of soul consciousness.
“Out beyond ideas of wrong doing and right doing there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about.” Rumi
Heart centered spiritual consultant and advisor Allen L Roland can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org Allen is also a lecturer and writer who shares a weekly political and social commentary on his web log and website allenroland.com. He is also featured columnist on Veterans Today and is a featured guest on many radio and Television programs.
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