It has been several weeks since I blogged. Mostly because I took a holiday, but also because I didn’t have anything I have not already blogged about. Today I read someone else’s blog on movies and was inspired to share an aspect of life which brings Joy to my life. I love a good movie and if it has a positive uplifting message all the better. I was struck by the list provided titled, “Movies With Truth or Consciousness”. The list included many movies I have already seen, but also many which I deemed too dark or negative. Truth and Consciousness is such a relative and individual concept. So at the risk of totally missing our Truth and Consciousness I will share mine.
All movies have an important message for you or you would not have been presented with the opportunity to experience it. You have a choice! Sometimes negative stories provide an insight which is valuable without you actually having to experience it directly. Perhaps this is why movies about death, murder, war, violence etc. are so popular. The option of seeing it on the big screen vs. in your own personal life is quite attractive. Of course there is no reason you must know of these things either, unless you say there is!
The following movies I have personally seen and found value in relation to my Spiritual Journey of Discovery, the purpose being to expand my own personal understanding and conception of consciousness. The list is incomplete! But then the journey never ends either.
First let us start with a movie service called “Spiritual Cinema Circle”. There are plenty of spiritual movies of inspiration and motivation being made – movies with thought-provoking, uplifting stories – but they almost never make their way to your local theater. Spiritual Cinema Circle monthly DVD club gives these unique spiritual movies a “theater”… right in your own home.
GaiamTV.com also is a service which you subscribe to and offers many of the movies I will list here today. For those seeking lasting change in their life’s path and identity, Gaiam TV is the world’s largest source of transformational media. Their exclusive videos go beyond the boundaries of mainstream media to reveal new and enlightening perspectives to help you thrive in our changing world.
This list of movies comes in no particular order and has links to more info:
The Matrix, The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions – Gives a great representation of exactly what we are to the Elite of the world –batteries. We fuel their entire matrix and designed system. Perhaps even more profound is how this film reveals what it is like to awaken and step out of The Matrix into the real world. Only the mind’s stories and your ego are what limit you.
Avatar – A film involving consciousness and how we are all connected as one to each other, the planet, and the animal kingdom.
Cloud Atlas – An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present, and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution.
Life of Pi – Life of Pi, according to Yann Martel, can be summarized in three statements- “Life is a story… You can choose your story… A story with God is the better story.” A reoccurring theme throughout the novel seems to be believability. Pi at the end of the book asks the two investigators “If you stumble about believability, what are you living for?” According to Gordon Houser there are two main themes of the book: “that all life is interdependent, and that we live and breathe via belief.” (wikipedia.org)
What Dreams May Come – Sheds light on the fact that we can sometimes create what appears as a periodic afterlife for ourselves based on what we believed while living. We remain in this afterlife until we figure out how to move beyond it and reincarnate again.
Defending Your Life – A comical view of life and death, with a wonderful love story to boot!
Astral City: A Spiritual Journey (Nosso Lar) – The life of the doctor André Luiz in the spiritual city of Nosso Lar. In Portuguese with English subtitles.
K-Pax – The Story is presented in two perspectives and gives the viewer the choice of which is “true”. It also offers some wonderful insight into extraterrestrial technology and society i.e. other ways of living.
Celestine Prophecy – A spiritual method of living by example.
Conversations with God – We all talk to God every day, are you listening?
Peaceful Warrior – Eastern teachings brought to life!
La Belle Vert (The Green Beautiful) – Shows the interconnectedness we all share, and how far off the human experience on earth has drifted from that. Focuses on the simplicity and peace that inherently comes from a planet based on love and oneness. French with English subtitles.
Mr. Destiny – A comedic and light-hearted film that introduces the idea of timelines, ultimately showing that as unpleasant as one’s current reality may seem, it is always that which is best for soul growth and experience.
Ambition to Meaning – This is a film made by Dr. Wayne Dyer and is based on some of his books. It is a great depiction of 3 different stories that all intertwine with one another. This film is geared towards spreading the message of shifting ones consciousness to create a new and more expanded life. All his materials are uplifting.
You Can Heal Your Life – Louise Hay offers a fresh perspective on healing and healthy living thru the story of a young ladies life.
Waking Life – Are dreams as real as reality? The film looks at dreams and how they can be as real and full of growth as “real life” is.
The Thirteenth Floor – Question Reality movie
The Truman Show – Question Reality movie
Yes Man – The power of YES! What if you said Yes to everything?
The Game – Perhaps life is a Game? This movie explores the possibility indirectly.
Battle for Terra – Great message about Humanity and Heroism.
A Wrinkle in Time – Maturation story with wonderful insights on time and the nature of reality.
The Five People You Meet in Heaven – Your experience in Heaven is based on your beliefs. The message is specific for you, so mistakes are not possible.
Dinotopia – Life is a journey and this story makes it fun and fanciful!
Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy – A comical view of life which questions reality.
Baraka & Samsara – A collection of expertly photographed scenes of human life and religion, directed by Ron Fricke
Spirituality is found everywhere you look so be aware of the Spiritual aspects as you go through your life and you will find guidance everywhere! Please share your favorite Spiritual Movies or movies in which you found Divine Guidance and we can grow together.
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