The identities we have on earth are personalities. Persona comes from the Latin word to wear a mask. So all human beings are Christ masquerading as human beings. As you awaken you realize that you never really had a mother or father. And if you have concerns about biological family relationships, that is still your ego believing in suffering. When you listen to the Holy Spirit, the Holy Spirit tells you that suffering is a call for love.
Do you ever have the thought, “I feel like I’m getting nowhere” or, “What is the point of all of this?” You are recognizing that you’ve got amnesia! The addiction of time and all its imaginings made a seeming escape so deceiving we’ve forgotten the original separation! The Holy Spirit is the only one that can lift us out of the maze. It’s not always pretty as we are weened off our drug. But the Holy Spirit’s way is through teaching us that joy can be seen as the constant, even if we still think we are not quite there yet. David Hoffmeister suggests we need a support group for linear time addiction, just as someone addicted to a drug needs support. “Hi, my name is so-and-so, and I believe I am a linear being!”