Spirit, to another gifts of healing by that one Spirit, to another miraculous powers,to another prophecy.The great spiritual masters are able to access this realm and thus are notrestricted by time and space. They can describe things future and interact withthings past. In conversation with religious leaders, Jesus spoke about his abilityto transcend time:"Your father Abraham rejoiced at the thought of seeing my day; he saw it andwas glad.""You are not yet ﬁfty years old," the Jews said to him, "and you have seenAbraham?""I tell you the truth," Jesus answered, "before Abraham was, I am."At this, they picked up stones to stone him, but Jesus hid himself, slipping awayfrom the temple grounds. [John 8.56 -59]Shamans too are able to move out of linear time. Through trance (as MirceaEliadereports) they are able to leave their body and enter dream time, which isthe place before time when communication between the spirit and temporalrealms is much easier. The ability to travel back and forth through time isavailable to all of us through the portal found in our unconscious, leading to theSelf or the soul, which exists outside of time (Zukav). From that place, one'sperception is unencumbered by the limitations of time as well as of space. In
The Other Side of Silence
(269), MortonKelsey states:In the unconscious, the barriers of space and time do not exist, so there isnothing but our own desires and our view of things to keep us from being open topeople in biblical times or in any age of history.
Disruptions in Time
We may experience the disruption of time and space in any of three ways, all ofwhich can lead to personal growth. These three ways of experiencing disruptedtime are synchronicity, meditation, and peak experiences.
Made the scene, week to week, day to day, hour to hour. The gate is strait, deep,and wide. Break on through to the other side. Break on through to the other side.Break on through, break on through . . . .