Table of Contents for Root Meanings

General notes:

  • Root Meanings is a work in progress that will continue to emerge and evolve until the Mind of minds is absolutely clear. The definitions below are subject to evolution.
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Revision: 14 Mar 2024


  • A context that contains the whole of manifestation, including all universes, all beings, and all apparently inanimate objects.
  • A context within which all that is latent in THE SUPREME may be experienced.
  • A context within which the curiosity of THE SUPREME is fulfilled.
  • A process by which the curiosity of THE SUPREME is fulfilled.
  • A means by which THE SUPREME experiences THE SUPREME.
  • Life evolves to express THE SUPREME through structures of ever-increasing complexity.
  • Life is infinite and indivisible. All expressions of life are infinite.
  • Life is integrative. Life is a process of integration by which THE SUPREME comprehends more and more of the limitless possibilities of THE SUPREME.
  • Life is maximum inclusion and maximum diversity.
  • The purpose of life is the realization of THAT which YOU are.
  • Life evolves into ever more refined expressions of THE SUPREME.
  • Everything that is manifested is life. The whole of manifestation is alive.
  • The ideas connected with manifestation are also alive.
  • The whole of life, manifested and nonmanifested, is a being.
  • Each seemingly individual life form is all of life.
  • Life arises and evolves in the Supreme Mind.
  • Life depends upon distance – in space, in time, between ideas, etc. – in order to be expressed.
  • Infinite life is infinite celebration.
  • Eternal life is realized when all denial of THE SUPREME ceases.
  • Life is transcended in the realization of Supreme Reality.

Purposes of life:

  1. Limitless creativity
  2. Divinity/God/Source experiencing Divinity/God/Source
  3. Resolution of all beliefs in separation
  4. Supreme Amusement
  5. Experiencing infinitely many perspectives on Supreme Oneness
  6. Supreme Experimentation
  7. Supreme Discovery
  8. Supreme Fulfillment and Supreme Celebration: The culmination of life is Supreme Source-realization.


  • “Every moment of life is a maximal gift of revelation.”
  • “In the absence of confusion, every moment of life is a celebration.”
  • “Life cannot be owned. Life is to be shared.”
  • “Life gets easier only as fast as we can accept ease and effortlessness.”
  • “Life is the ultimate science experiment.”
  • “Life occupies as much space and time as necessary for learning and awakening to occur.”
  • “The real conspiracy is the infinite goodness of life.”
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