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I hesitated a long time before writing what runs below, simply because it is a subject I do not know much. I do it so that you avoid some basic logical mistakes which will inevitably meddle in your reasoning as you will study Master Philippe de Lyon's words.
We are talking about the feminine. First, you should know that the gender you have in this incarnation is not definitive. The Master asserts in Life and Words page 219  "... if a man has, during an incarnation, committed a crime against a woman for example he will return as a woman to suffer the same affront and the same crime he committed in the past..." This shows that we can be incarnated in a female or in a male body. The reverse is true. We have already explained we explore our female or male poles and that some, on coming into this world, have the two genders for they were not able to or did not know how to make a choice before being born.
I surmise that we are mainly associated with a gender and we become incarnated with the opposite gender on and off if only to better understand it, since we can understand only what we experience.
In the Catholic Church, few are the women high up in the management hierarchy. When I went to Sainte Beaume to give thanks to my elder sister, Mary Magdalene, on 22th of July, for her celebration, I was surprised to see that only the priests surrounded the relic during the mass, the nuns being outside of the circle, with us, standing back from them.
Master Philippe de Lyon reminds us that for Heaven, the highest being of all is a woman :
(Life and Words Page 112) : "The highest being of all is the Virgin. She is the highest spirit of mankind.
You cannot understand the Virgin.
If you could understand the Virgin, you could understand the Spirit."
(Life and Words Page 112) : "Some say the Virgin is the Wisdom of the World. Definitely, but that needs to be worked out." (12/02/1902)
You know that man was created in the image of God... in the image only! What about woman?
Auguste Jacquot, a close friend who followed Master Philippe de Lyon asked :
(Answers Page 114) : "Men being created in the image of God, is woman created in the image of the Virgin?"
The Master answered him. His answer being pregnant with significance, I do not reproduce it deliberately.
Further, remind that the feminine first fall dragging the masculine into the fall. Would this give the beginnings of an explanation for this phrase of the Master?
(Answers Page 133) : "Women are fallen men; and some women, not all, shall go to a place with no sex organ."
Woman is a fallen man... but how? The Master did not specify.
Do not make the logical error in thinking the Virgin is a fallen man; she is not like us since she was not marked by the Beast... The Master adds :
(Answers Page 134) : "If man knew what woman is compared to him, he might not bear her and if woman knew what man is for her, she would hate him further."
Hence the memory erased for our benefit from an incarnation to the next so that we might put true love in the midst of our relations. One day Rabia, a friend of mine, talking about love between two beings said to me, "but why did Heaven give us so good a thing?" The answer lies surely in this phrase of the Master for we have to reconstruct from love what was broken in the original fall...
Let us go on :
(Answers Page 70) : A lady pointed out that women had the worst lot of humanity and suffered more than men.
The Master answered, "if women suffer during delivery and endure the difficulties of the household, men endure top difficulties everywhere else since they must feed the family, build the house and the cars and so on; women are not meant for that." (12/02/1902)
Do not make the logical error in thinking this phrase applied to that epoch in 1900 and not today. Of course, the society of that time and ours have nothing in common and woman of today fulfils in most cases duties assigned to man. So, what is the role of woman, what is the role of the feminine?
Woman should answer that question first. According to what I understand, her role is threefold :
I) To give a being the possibility to get out of the place he is by becoming incarnated in her womb. Children chose a mother with her consent. This consent is done in a level of consciousness different from the one you are accostumed to; yet it is quite real. Woman is a gateway! She allows the passage from a world to another one, from a room to another one by giving birth. She is a stepladder to Heaven. Remind that Christ said to Anne Catherine Emmerich that the purification of the mother shall entail a purification of the child to be born...
II) To open the heart of the future child to unconditionnal love, since woman welcomes, without questioning, in utmost love, the being who is to become incarnated in her womb : "woman is there for the others", to quote one of my friend's words.
III) To teach and to pass on the hidden, the invisible, the gnosis. That is why Christ said in the Gospel of John 14-26 :
"But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you."
I remind you the Holy Spirit is a she... therefore the feminine does teach and pass on once Christ, God made man, has ascended to Heaven!
Again a woman, Mary Magdalene, is chosen to bring the revelation of the resurrection to the apostles. Heaven first chose a woman to initiate the Gospel...
In the animal kingdom, female passes on to the little... About the hidden, the inquisition hunted for witches... plant knowledge were often the sphere of the feminine...
You perhaps perceive that the feminine plays an extremely important role in the return of the fallen angels we are to the Father. That is why Satan does not cease to break the feminine, because unlike you, he knows.
Let us tackle now a very delicate subject : abortion. For or against, do we have to legislate? What about you Christian, what do you make of that? In short, many questions but few explanations. We often think in the short term and we forget the what for. Let us listen :
(Answers Page 75) : "A doctor asked, "what are the caesarean operations for and what is the doctor's responsibility?
- What is in darkness has to come into the Light to make progress.
There are some who don't want any children and who ask the doctor or the midwife to get rid of them. The woman or the girl who did misstep and who go to a doctor, to avoid what people call dishonour, asking him to preserve them from misfortune, commit a crime, but it's the gardener who is responsible above all; that is why it might be possible that in the third down to the seventh generation, there might be a caesarean operation, because grandsons pay off their grandfathers' debts. Thus if the doctor looks for money, he is involved in the crime. The one who holds the bag is not better than the one who puts into it. If the woman, if the girl had not feared adversity, they would have waited for the end of the ordeal and would have put out in the Light what was in darkness. So, they would have avoided misfortune to dwell on the descendants."
The answer of the Master is clear : For Heaven, aborting is a crime.
You can now understand why. The pregnant woman does not accept to bring into the world a being who was to become incarnated with her consent. Yet this being, as for the most part, is kept in darkness. His gateway, his chance to be able to experience an incarnation on Earth in order to move forward to the Light happens suddenly to be closed off. Here he is, condemned to remain in darkness waiting for another mother.
The explanation also goes for those that want to abort when the child has an infirmity. I know that such a case is a very trying one and is very difficult to put up with. These beings have not infirmity by chance. Their incarnation on Earth depends on a future mother so that they, too, should be able to progress towards the Light. You therefore understand the necessity not to judge as Christ said and above all to love one another. Whatever you decide, do not judge these beings who are in trouble once they are born but give them all the love you have because "they need love more than the others" to paraphrase what the Virgin Mary said to me once. In judging them, do not forget you put a foot at once on their path of life, and therefore you shall experience what they have passed through... Think hard over words going out of your mouth...
Many a time, I was hit with the following cruel yet real dilemma : "Well, but consider the example of a woman raped and pregnant..."
My answer, I know, is as brutal as the example : A woman, a man, is not raped by chance. I remind you that chance does not exist and that everything is ordered to the split second :
(Life and Words page 219) : "... if a man has, during an incarnation, committed a crime against a woman for example he will return as a woman to suffer the same affront and the same crime he committed in the past..."
From what I perceive, a woman, a man, has been raped either to experience a mirror situation in order to understand by living through it the deed he has committed in a past live -- Heaven does not judge, you shall judge you by experiencing the mirror situations, by being in the victim's shoes instead of being in the aggressor's shoes -- either because s/he has brought about, knowingly or not, a situation who leads him/her to suffer this offense. Anyway, it is possible that most pregnant women after a rape have experienced a mirror situation and by giving birth, by the unconditional love they will have to give to the child, they will bring out of darkness what was in the shadows, they will turn into Light what has led them so far.
(Life and Words Page 342) : "How would evil make progress if it didn't go into anybody? Indeed, evil is not to be destroyed but turned into good." (30/07/1903)
I do know how difficult it is to understand this explanation, in particular when we still live in the illusion. You better perceive the necessity of not judging whatever you do as well as the necessity of unconditional forgiveness and unconditional love Christ demands from us. Only this and prayer are able to break these chains standing in your way, these chains being the logical consequences of your past deeds...
Finally, you should know that the child you have is never a mere coincidence. Had you have this child and not another one, it is because you have to learn how to love and to construct together with this being more than with another one, either because you have wished him before you become incarnated into this world, or because you have to reconstruct what was broken in the past. Let us end with a phrase of John, John Chapas in that incarnation... :
(Vie et Enseignements de Jean Chapas [Life and Teachings of John Chapas] Page 87) : "Woman has a more developed perceptiveness and perception. She has a more penetrating wit than man; she suffers more and thereby she is closer to the Father."
Recall that Master Philippe de Lyon confided to some friends of his what follows:
(Answers Page 21): "The beings who will have known me and who will have done nothing with it shall commit suicide at a certain point.
(Answers Page 21): "I forbid you to say what I am."
Above all, do not pray to the Master, he said it to Sédir :
(Answers Page 28) : "No, do not speak to me when praying; directly ask Heaven; I will hear better."
(Life and Words Pages 41-42) : "I don't mind you bear me a grudge; you may not be fond of me at all; I love you for two. What I ask you is but to love your neighbour as much as yourself." (10/06/1894)
Once you are aware of who is actually the Master, everything will become clear...
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