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Comparing the Ideas of Abraham-Hicks and Brian Weiss

Feeling conflicted about the message of Brian Weiss’s masters compared to the message of Abraham-Hicks

This post answers some very interesting questions from a reader named, Caroline, who’s been a long-time listener and lover of Abraham-Hicks. Caroline says, There’s really never been a message from Abraham I haven’t greatly resonated with. Recently I’ve become fascinated with the topic of reincarnation and read the book, Many Lives, Many Masters, by Brian Weiss. I feel very conflicted and confused after reading this because the messages of these masters seem to conflict with Abraham’s message in many ways. From Abraham I learned reincarnation exists, but its purpose isn’t to fix your past life mistakes or karma. Abraham says karma doesn’t accumulate and isn’t passed on from lifetime to lifetime.

We come into this reality to experience different beliefs

The Council says, first let’s begin with the two souls who are giving these messages. There’s Brian Weiss, who came into this reality to share this message about karma. This message is perceived as totally different from Abraham’s message. This is because we all come to this reality to learn different things and experience different beliefs. Brian Weiss chose to learn what he did about past lives and to share it. He shares this information for people who need to believe what he’s teaching. Abraham has come through Esther Hicks to share what you’d call a different message for other people who need to learn the way Esther is teaching, and function within those beliefs.

There’s no right and no wrong

It’s not that one of these people is right and the other is wrong. With your beliefs (what you choose to believe) you create in your reality. The people who hear about karma and how you bring it from one life to another, they need this teaching and they’ll experience lessons and learning through this teaching.  Abraham says there is no karma and we’re here to have a wonderful time and create. Other souls who are on another level need to learn from that message. There’s no right and no wrong.

Choose the belief that makes sense to you

Learn about these two beliefs and then choose what makes the most sense to you. That’s how this reality is made. It’s made that we come here and have choices for every little thing we do. We have the choice what to believe. We have the choice what path we’ll follow. Many people can be raised one way and they have certain beliefs. As they get older they no longer vibrate with their earlier beliefs and so they change their beliefs. That’s the law of this universe. If Caroline disagrees with Brian Weiss’s message, she can play in her mind with the idea that there are other people who need that belief and she can allow these people to have these beliefs.

Caroline’s Beliefs

Caroline says she learned that the sole purpose of coming to Earth as a human is to have fun creating and sorting through desires and contrast. The Council says this is a wonderful belief for many people.

Freedom of choice is there for you

Caroline says she learned nothing is ever imposed on us, nothing is happening to us, everything is attracted to us through our thoughts and vibration. The Council says everything that happens to us and everything we experience is from our thoughts, our beliefs, and what we planned to experience in this life. No one else comes in and creates for you or tells you, this must be done this way and this must be done that way. The freedom of choice is there for you.

Caroline says, I learned from Abraham we can be, do, or have anything we desire. The Council responds, Of course. And if we want to go without and experience poverty, you have the freedom to do that.

It’s wonderful to be in alignment with your higher self

Caroline says, I learned from Abraham the best and only way you can help someone is to be in alignment with your inner being. I learned you can let yourself off the hook regarding thinking that you need to be helping people because everyone has their own inner guidance system and the best and only way you can help is to be in alignment with your own source. The Council says it’s wonderful to be in alignment with your own source, with your higher self. It’s also wonderful to have positive intentions.

We’re here to help others

You’re not here for the sole purpose of helping yourself. We come here from spirit, which is full of love. We come here bringing that love here and wanting to spread that love in this reality. You can’t do that by only taking care of yourself. You take care of yourself, but you look for others to help, to show compassion, to help them if they’re stuck on some part of their path. We don’t say this is something you have to do, but we’re here to spread the love. We are here to help others, not by forgetting ourselves, but by being in alignment and loving ourselves and sharing that love, compassion, and helpfulness with others.

Being selfish is NOT necessary

Caroline says, I learned from Abraham that being selfish is necessary. The Council emphatically states that being selfish is not necessary. Being selfish isn’t something you think of when you’re in spirit. You didn’t think you’ll come to Earth and only create for yourself. You didn’t think you will come to Earth and be selfish and you will come first and then everyone else will come. This isn’t how we share love.

Quotes from Brian Weiss’s Masters

Caroline says, Here are some quotes from the masters in Brian Weiss’s book. In my opinion, every one of these quotes conflicts with one or all of the statements I made above.

It’s just another path

“People of the religious orders have come closer than any of us to learning the lessons of life because they’ve taken these vows of chastity and obedience. They’ve given up so much without asking for anything in return.” The Council says this is something that people who follow certain religions need to believe. They aren’t closer to being enlightened. They aren’t higher on the rung of learning and moving forward because they’ve given up so much. It’s just another path and that’s the path they’re taking.

It’s not your higher intention to help someone so you can have a reward

Caroline says, “The rest of us continue to ask for rewards, rewards and justifications for our behavior when there are no rewards, rewards that we want. The reward is in doing, but doing without expecting anything, doing unselfishly.” The Council says it’s wonderful to ask for rewards. We believe Abraham called it putting your desires in your vortex. You have every right to want to enhance your life and have rewards. But it’s not your higher self’s intention to help someone so you can have a reward. Your reward will come naturally. The universe will help your reward happen. You’ll help others and you’ll be rewarded. That’s how the universe works. As you’re helpful to others the universe will say, How wonderful. We’ll now help this soul. We’ll show this soul what it feels like to be helped so they’ll continue to help others. We’ll give this person rewards. Whatever they’re thinking they’d like, whatever they’re imagining they can have, the universe will supply that for you.

Caroline says I feel like Abraham would say what I just quoted from Brian Weiss’s masters is such old news. The Council laughs and says it’s just another page in the newspaper.

You don’t come here carrying karma from other lifetimes unless there’s something you desire to experience

Brian Weiss’s masters say you should check your vices before you come to this point. If you don’t, you carry them over with you to another life. Only we can rid ourselves of the bad habits we accumulate when we’re in a physical state. The masters can’t do that for us. If you choose to fight and not to rid yourself, then you’ll carry them over to another life. The Council says this is another belief that many people need. It helps them through fear to learn how to be another person so they don’t carry what they believe they’ve done in other lives. It’s just a belief. You don’t come here carrying karma from other lifetimes unless you want to experience something, as we’d say, the other side of the coin.

It’s your choice

But it’s your choice to experience something you handled one way in one life and you wish to handle another way in your current life. It’s not a punishment. It’s something you choose to bring in and see how the other side feels, or how to do it differently. It’s your choice to go through that. It’s your choice to say: I did it this way. Let me see what would happen if, say, I didn’t turn my back on this person. Let’s see what that would look like. In spirit, very calmly, you plan some of the things you wish to experience. It’s all your choice.

It’s wonderful to ask for more

Caroline says the masters say we must accept what comes to us at a given time and not ask for more. Abraham says asking for more and accumulating desires in your vortex and bringing desires into physical reality is the purpose of life as a human. The Council says when you come here it’s to have a lot of fun, even if it’s stressful or challenging. The fun part is working it out, turning the situation around, and finding another way to experience it. As you’re going through your daily life it’s wonderful to ask for more. It’s wonderful to have desires.

Purpose of a child’s death was not to satisfy anyone’s debt

Caroline says, When speaking about the premature death of Brian Weiss’s infant son the masters say: “Your son’s heart was also important for it was backward, like a chicken’s. He made a great sacrifice for you out of his love. His soul is very advanced. His death satisfied his parents’ debts”. The Council emphatically states that this death did not satisfy anyone’s debt. The parents, the child, everyone agreed to that. It was an experience that was wanted. The purpose of Brian Weiss’s son’s death was to see how, through love, they’d get through it. The child isn’t suffering. The child didn’t have this horrible thing happen to him. The parents aren’t being punished for some karma or something they did in another lifetime. It was an experience of the souls loving each other so much that they’d help each other go through this death.

Many people need to believe there’s karma and debts you have to pay

Bob comments he’s not sure the previous quote is accurate, but he asks The Council if they can explain why the masters may have said what they said. The Council says it’s because there are many people that need to believe there’s karma and debts you have to pay. And usually there’s the belief you have to pay these debts by something horrible happening to you. It’s necessary for those people who need to grow by learning this particular way.

Caroline says: Abraham says over and over that nothing is ever imposed on us, especially something from your previous lives. The Council agrees.

You’ll automatically have people come into your life that match your vibration…

Caroline quotes Brian Weiss’s masters again: “We also must learn not to just go to those people whose vibrations are the same as ours. The Council says we normally will just radiate to each other. You won’t have people in your life for a long time that don’t radiate where you are. If some people are growing more slowly, if they have more difficulties, their vibrations can’t reach yours and stay with you for a long time. You’ll automatically have people come into your life that match your vibration, that will help you with something, or that will push your buttons and make you crazy because you asked for this in spirit. The vibration of love is within all of us.

The vibration is just different

Caroline continues with the same quote: “It is normal to feel drawn to somebody who is on the same level that you are, but this is wrong. You must also go to those people whose vibrations are wrong with yours. This is the importance in helping these people.” The Council says it’s not that the vibration of these people is wrong because they don’t agree with you. Their vibration is just different and it’s in your life for you to decide how to deal with it.

Make choices that bring love into your life

Caroline asks, What’s the deal? Do we have to successfully do certain things in our lifetime? The Council says, No. It’s successful if you planned a certain life and you went through the list and did everything you wanted, which never happens because there’s always more and more you want. You’re just here to have fun and experience things. The #1 thing you’re here to do is to make choices that bring love into your life and this reality. When you can experience this love it grows and grows and everyone in your reality, whether you know them or not, feels this love and it will help them on their path.

There’s no unwanted karma that follows you from lifetime to lifetime

Caroline asks if karma is passed down through lifetimes? The Council says there isn’t any karma. If you believe there is, you’ll come up with a story and create something. If you don’t understand why something is happening, you think you must have done something in another life, and so you believe this is passed down. It’s not passed down. There is no karma that says you must pay for something or settle a debt. And yet there are many people who believe in karma because they need to believe it for how they planned to experience their current life. There is no karma that needs to be settled, cleaned out, or cleared before you can go on, or it will follow you from lifetime to lifetime.

It’s not karma if you choose, in spirit, to experience it

Caroline asks if bad things like the death of a child happen because of your karma. The Council says it doesn’t happen because of your karma. It happens because you’ve all chosen in spirit to experience this.

You can be, do, or have anything you desire

Caroline asks if asking for more in life is bad? The Council says never. We’re supposed to be here to ask for more and more and more, and to experience everything we can in this reality. We’re here to create as much as you want. We believe Abraham said you can be anything and have anything, and that’s why you’re here.

Lastly, Caroline asks if people who give up things like sex and choices get closer to source? The Council has a big laugh at this question and says, No, we don’t agree with that.

Caroline says I feel like all the answers to these questions is, no. The Council laughs again and tells Caroline she has all her answers.


We feel the information in this post will be helpful to many people. Listen to the entire 20-minute audio recording of our session with The Council (below) to hear all their guidance for Caroline and the rest of us and let us know what you feel about it. Or you can ask your own question by typing it into a Comment box that appears at the bottom of most of our blog pages.

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September 19, 2021 Posted by | Abraham-Hicks, Audio Content, Beliefs, Channeling, Choice, Desire, Helping Others, Karma, Love, Other Lifetimes, Pre-Incarnation Planning, Questions & Answers, Reincarnation, Religion, Spirit, Vibration, You Create Your Reality | , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Help Me Understand the Deaths of My Mother and Her Brothers

This post answers questions for The Council from a reader named, Elyanna, who’s asking about the death of her mother and the subsequent deaths of her mother’s brothers. It seems strange they were sudden deaths and occurred in the bathroom. My other uncle died recently from a COVID related illness.

The Council says it doesn’t matter if these people died in the yard, on the beach, or in the bedroom. Rather than asking why these people died in the bathroom, the important questions are: How do you feel about these deaths and the disappearance of these people from your life? What’s coming up for you emotionally? What are these deaths teaching you?

Elyanna says her widowed grandmother has been devastated due to the loss of five of her children and though she prays a lot she doesn’t understand why this has happened to her. The Council says your grandmother, in spirit, wanted to learn the same lesson you wanted to learn about what happens when someone dies. Can you still connect with them? You were both interested in these lessons.

You and your grandmother, while in spirit, were talking about this and your grandmother was wonderful enough to ask if she can get in on this lesson learning with you. We can both go through this. And as we go through it, if we have the courage to talk about it and how it makes us feel,  maybe we’ll both learn from these deaths. It will lead to a greater acceptance and not so much confusion. We’ll know we are all spirits who move on in and out of lifetimes.

It’s wonderful your grandmother prays a lot, but The Council feels what will help now is if the two of you speak about these deaths and look for their spiritual meaning. Who were these people in your life? Who are both of you and what you’ve learned? You’ve all created this situation in spirit and these deaths wouldn’t happen unless you all agreed to it. The lesson isn’t so much where these people die, but what this brings up for you?

Your family has come together so you can all work on these lessons about death and what it brings up for each of you. Keep in mind there’s really no death. There’s just moving on to another form of reality. You’ll have people on the other side waiting for you. You’ll talk about this life and what you’ve all learned. Do you want to go through a similar life again or do you want to learn different lessons? Was it fun being in this lifetime? Do you realize you worked together well? Did you all accomplish what you wanted to? If you didn’t accomplish what you wanted it doesn’t matter in spirit because you can choose to learn these lessons in your next life..

You all wanted to learn about death and that there’s so much more than this individual life. We suggest you read Brian Weiss’s books about life after lives so you get the feeling there’s more and there’s no ending. You’ll always be together in spirit with your loved ones. You’ll be together in other lifetimes if you all choose to. The Council closes by describing your family as being brave.


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December 8, 2020 Posted by | Acceptance, Agreement, Audio Content, Channeling, Death, Feelings, Other Lifetimes, Questions & Answers, Reincarnation, Spirit | , , , | Leave a comment

Understanding Past Lives to Heal Drug and Alcohol Addiction

This post answers questions for The Council from a reader named, Vlad, who says I’ve been battling drug and alcohol addiction for most of my life and nothing I try seems to release me from these addictions. I’d like to find peace for myself on this Earth before my time is up.

The Council says it’s wonderful you’ve tried many ways to heal your addictions and there were lessons in that for you, but you’ve come into this life to bring information about reincarnation. It’s also important to learn how to meditate. Chakra breathing will help you immensely. But what you came into this life for was to understand and bring forward the ideas of reincarnation.

Read all the books you can on reincarnation. Read books on life between lives. Read books on lessons that are set up before you came into this life. And read books on why you chose to be addicted to drugs and alcohol. As you read you’ll get more understanding on these topics. Then you can get information in meditation and dreams.

Read Brian Weiss, Robert Schwartz, and Michael Newton. These books will have the information you need to move forward, feel better about yourself, have more understanding, and heal yourself. Begin by reading Only Love is Real, by Brian Weiss. Then go into the works of Robert Schwartz and Michael Newton. These will give you more understanding how you plan each lifetime.

You’re one of many people who have prepared in spirit to go into a problem, learn about past lives to heal this problem, and bring that information forward to share it with other people.

You had a past life as an alcoholic who died early from drinking-related disease. This was a very unhappy life, which you tried to heal by drinking to forget, but that didn’t work. You came back into this life to find another way to heal this problem. The healing comes by staying in the problem, going through it, and then getting understanding why you created this problem.

In a different life you were a physician who helped many sick people, but never thought you did enough. In your current life maybe you have feelings about not being able to do enough and this comes from that lifetime. This memory is brought in on a subconscious level, but you don’t know that until you learn about past lives and how they affect you in your current life and how you can change this problem now. When you have this understanding you’ll have more choices than you can imagine.

Don’t be afraid to share what you’re learning about reincarnation with other people. You’re here to bring this information in. You have an important journey this time around as a soul who has gone through a lot, but can heal. You need to share this information.


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March 21, 2020 Posted by | Audio Content, Channeling, Healing, Other Lifetimes, Pre-Incarnation Planning, Questions & Answers, Reincarnation, Spirit | , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Purpose of Her Life After Her Abortion

In this post The Council answers questions from a reader who goes by the name, Important Or Not Blog, who says it’s been almost three years since her abortion. She’s been through therapy, she takes a high dosage of antidepressants, and feels she hasn’t been able to communicate with the spirit of the fetus she carried. She tells herself everyday that her abortion was the result of a spiritual agreement she made with the aborted fetus, and that she’s a human being having a spiritual experience, but she’s unable to move forward. Before the abortion Important Or Not Blog was fairly happy and now she’s full of sadness, anger, and blame. She’s afraid she’ll feel this way for the next 50 years and she asks if The Council can explain her purpose in this life?

The Council says one of Important Of Not Blog’s purposes is to experience the quality of forgiveness and to show this quality to other people in her life.

The Council says in looking at the way Important Or Not Blog feels since her abortion, if she knows there was a soul agreement with the fetus and this soul has moved on, they ask if she’s able to see the situation as something both she and the fetus wanted to experience and learn from? If you focus on the abortion as something that was traumatic for you and can keep thinking both you and the fetus are spirits, ask yourself what is the purpose of hanging on to blaming yourself and feeling bad you had this abortion? The Council says this whole episode was designed to push you to learn more about spirit, about past lives, and about life in between your lives when you plan what you want to learn moving forward.

When you think about how you can turn around your feelings about the abortion by reading about past lives, soul agreements, and in between lives, that should take you out of your depression and give you more of a feeling of understanding. When you understand why you both chose to have this abortion you’ll feel more forgiveness for yourself. And when you can learn to forgive yourself, you can learn to forgive others that you feel have abandoned you or hurt you in some way in this lifetime.

Brian Weiss is good to read for information about past lives, Robert Schwartz is recommended for information on soul agreements, and read books by Michael Newton for information about life between lives. If you read this material it will open you to bring in new energy and make this lesson a lighter one – one where you can understand how you succeeded in the first part of what you wanted by going through this abortion. The second part will be to turn your feelings about this abortion around and find ways to feel okay about it.

Reading the material The Council suggested will help you find the love, and once you start to get this feeling of love, bring it into your life on a daily basis. This will change your focus on what you go through as you create for the future.

Listen to the entire 7-minute audio recording of our session with The Council (below) to hear all their guidance for Important Or Not Blog and the rest of us, and let us know what you feel about it.

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February 9, 2019 Posted by | Audio Content, Channeling, Life Purpose, Love, Other Lifetimes, Questions & Answers, Spirit | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why Did I Have an Accident that Severely Hurt a Family Member?

This post answers a question for The Council from a reader named, Laura, who asks why she had an accident where a family member was severely injured? Laura still feels very guilty about the accident and it’s affected her whole life.

The Council begins by reminding Laura that in every lifetime you create there are lessons you wish to learn and experiences you wish to have and work through. Laura’s current lifetime comes from other lifetimes she’s gone through were she didn’t allow herself to understand the abuse other people went through.

In your current life you created this accident to experience it’s feelings so you could learn from them. In the other lifetimes you’ve experienced where there was abuse, murder, suicide, and deaths in families and in relationships, the one thing you didn’t learn was forgiveness.

In other lifetimes you weren’t able to forgive the people around you who committed accidents. You didn’t understand why these people weren’t punished, or if they were punished, you thought it was never enough. The Council asks Laura if she’s punishing herself in her current life. They see she’s still not understanding the reason she created this accident.

This accident was agreed upon in spirit by everyone involved in it. Can the person who was injured live a good life with their disability? Can the family of the person that was hurt understand what happened? They all agreed to go through this experience and most of them are also working on forgiveness.

Read about past lives, how people learned from their other lives, and how they affect your present lifetime. When you realize what the lesson is from this accident, can you begin to forgive yourself and focus on how all the souls involved also had many lessons to learn from it? Instead of punishing yourself or holding onto grief and not forgiving yourself, can you imagine how you played your part? You really wanted to experience this accident because in so many other lifetimes you weren’t able to forgive others. Now you’ve brought this accident into your life so you can learn forgiveness.

The Council recommends Laura read, Your Soul’s Plan, by Robert Schwartz, or any book by Brian Weiss on past lives. When you read these books and see how people have created misfortunes, diseases, and loneliness, you can begin to see what was created and what people were trying to experience and learn from, and you’ll understand more about why you’ve created this accident.

No one has created this accident but you and you can begin to see the purpose for it. Take the focus off the idea that this accident has tortured you your whole life and you can’t forgive yourself. The Council says of course you can forgive yourself.

It’s a big deal for Laura to learn this lesson of forgiveness in this lifetime. It’s a difficult lesson because it’s been in so many of her lifetimes, and she’s never understood and properly learned from it the way her soul wants to learn it.

Don’t be surprised when you get to the place of forgiving yourself. It will be a great relief. When you see how you’ve all come together to experience this accident and the forgiveness, you’ll begin to find love, first for others and then for yourself.

Listen to the entire 9-minute audio recording of our session with The Council (below) to hear all their guidance for Laura and the rest of us, and let us know what you feel about it.

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September 9, 2018 Posted by | Agreement, Audio Content, Channeling, Forgiveness, Guidance, Other Lifetimes, Questions & Answers, You Create Your Reality | , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Working Through Negative Feelings Around Abortion

This post in inspired by an anonymous reader who asked The Council a few months ago if the soul she aborted would return to her in a future pregnancy. She was feeling sad and guilty about the abortion and has tried to work through her negative feelings about it, but she feels there’s more work to do. Now she asks The Council if they have any guidance for working through these negative feelings in a healthy way and learning to forgive herself.

The Council suggests finding a qualified person who can do some past life regression with her. She can connect with the aborted soul and perhaps receive some communication that feeling guilty is unnecessary. The abortion was pre-planned in spirit and this aborted soul is continually sending her love to help her get past the guilt she’s experiencing.

The Council suggests reading books and listening to CDs by Brian Weiss on past life regression. These should help her understand her journey and she’ll experience a great connection if she does this.

Listen to the entire 4-minute session with The Council to hear all their guidance for Anonymous and the rest of us, and let us know what you think.

June 28, 2017 Posted by | Audio Content, Channeling, Feelings, Forgiveness, Pre-Incarnation Planning, Pregnancy, Questions & Answers, Spirit | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fear of Vomiting

This post is inspired by a reader who goes by the name of Anon, who has a fear of vomiting that has gotten worse since she’s given birth to a new child.

The Council says people who are afraid of vomiting usually need to feel more in control in their lives because they feel so out of control when they’re afraid of vomiting. The Council asks Anon to take a look at her life and see if she has a need to control everything going on around her. They say the fear of vomiting is the fear of not being in control, being powerless, and dying.

The Council says Anon’s fear of vomiting in her current lifetime is connected to her memories of sickness, disease, suffering, and death from other lifetimes. They say the reason she’s experiencing this now is because she has a desire to heal these memories. Once she’s able to understand this fear is from other lives it should be easier to let them go of them. It’s only here for her to heal it.

The Council says hypnotherapy would bring much understanding of this fear to Anon and will have excellent outcomes. Anon should begin to read about other lifetimes and how they affect this particular lifetime. They also suggest meditating to try and get a sense of what it’s experience in these other lifetimes, and they close by recommending Dr. Brian Weiss’s books on past lives and hypnotherapy.

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May 11, 2017 Posted by | Audio Content, Channeling, Healing, Other Lifetimes, Questions & Answers | , , , , , , | 3 Comments

   

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