Marshall regularly speaks to the world from his home in Boulder, Colorado, USA. The topics of these teachings range from the practical to the mysterious, from the personal to the universal, from freeing ourselves from self-obsession to understanding God’s intention for our world and our lives.
Steps to Knowledge is really teaching us to think in alignment with Knowledge. So one of the streams of development—and there are several streams in Steps to Knowledge—is to teach us to think almost like [...]
What’s really holding you back are people, work, place and things. You have relationships with all these things that are very predominating in your life. Of course you feel all these internal factors. But trying [...]
And it’s important to understand what pandemics are and have been in the history of humanity, in the history of civilization, to know what you’re really looking at. Many people never take the time to [...]
For the part of you that lives in the Mystery needs the part of you that lives in Separation, so that it can give its great gifts to the world through you. And the part of you that’s living in Separation needs the part of you that is living in the Mystery, so you can give your true gifts to the world
So I'm going to focus on three things—seeing, knowing and taking action—to prepare for a sudden emerging Great Wave such as this. So we'll begin with seeing. Seeing here is pretty critical at the outset [...]
The isolation that many people are having to experience is perfect for getting your own life in order, getting your own thoughts in order, getting yourself into place. You could be more objective about your [...]
Preparation here is the critical thing. To try to simply understand this or define it or create a solution for it in our own imagination, it is something we really need to prepare for. And [...]
We will feel our own suffering and we will feel the suffering of the world. I mean, if you're going to become self-aware, you're going to become aware of the suffering of others. You just [...]
A pandemic is a real world event. It's not just a philosophical event or a psychological event or a spiritual event, even. You have to first treat it as a physical event that is happening [...]
At first, this will be shock and awe, dismay, uncertainty. You might even feel panic, and that's normal to have that. But what's important is the amount of time it takes you to come back [...]
So you know, don't be afraid to know things about reality because reality is your friend, if you can embrace it, if you can see it compassionately and gain from it the wisdom that it [...]
There’s some spiritual teaching out there in the world that really emphasizes just living for the moment as a kind of way to escape anxiety and fearfulness and regret.
Pure Religion is really an arena of resolution because when you see that real spirituality and religion is based on experience and not on ideology, not on belief—belief does play a role, but it's only to be helpful, not to be the ultimate because there are no ultimate beliefs.
Why Is war waged in the name of religion? Why does religion become what it has become over time? And even in present time, where in certain parts of the world there is real war waged in its name? We're still living in this religion-as-war state.
Religion is important, particularly in giving people a beginning structure within which to work, which includes a spiritual practice, a spiritual understanding, hopefully a very beneficial way of looking at the world a new understanding of yourself and the fact that you're here evolving spiritually, that you're not merely a sinner that is trying to please God so you'll be saved.
The majority of our authentic learning is happening within the realm of relationships. By ourselves, we can only do so much, for we cannot see ourselves totally or clearly.
Part of us is living in separation in the sensory world—the world we can see and hear and touch—and part of us is still living connected to Heaven, a timeless Creation.
The crisis can be experienced if you ask yourself: "Am I living the life I know I was meant to live? Am I living the life I know I was meant to live? Or am I being consumed by the world?" People who are really suffering are living this crisis.
This is about movement. It's not about realization. Realization doesn't mean anything if it doesn't lead to movement. It's a moment when you felt something big, saw something big. Maybe it felt glorious, heavenly. But [...]
So the problem we face in relationships is that people want to find relationship before they really know what they're doing, who they are, why they're here, what their destiny might be. They just want [...]
There are three basic requirements for freedom in the universe. There's unity. There's self-sufficiency. And there's discernment and discretion, which go together. Unity means a nation, a world, the population is not constantly fighting and [...]
Said very simply, and this is an oversimplification, but there are three stages of knowing. One is recognizing the sign or the impulse. The sign may be on the outside; the impulse may be on the inside. You recognize something that really stands out; it’s not ordinary. It’s not your usual thing to recognize.
We're the native peoples now of this world. And we've only to look at the history of intervention in our world to see what has happened to the native peoples who faced intervention from [...]
It is not enough to believe in God. It is not enough to adhere to the teachings of your tradition, if you have a tradition. It is not enough to follow the prescriptions given in the scriptures. These things do not guarantee the true life...
Marshall spoke live to the Worldwide Community of the New Message on December 8, 2018: "The New Message is meant to speak to people a hundred years from now and 500 years from now. It's not just for our time and at this moment..."
People often ask, "Will I find a true partner for myself?" This is a very common and understandable question. "Will I have true companionship?" It is possible, but first you must seek something more important, for true companionship arises out of your purpose in life.
Steps to Knowledge, is a spiritual practice that represents both a path to God and a path of contribution in the world. It engages you in solving the two most fundamental questions in life: Who am I? and Why am I here?
Intervention is occurring in the world and has been here for decades—seeking to take advantage of human weakness, human assumption, human expectation— an Intervention by small exploratory extraterrestrial groups who are powerful in the powers of persuasion.
While it may be appropriate for an alien race to share with us their experience and wisdom from afar, it is not appropriate for alien races to come here uninvited and attempt to interfere [...]
Look at the stars in the sky, and ask yourself, "Why am I so drawn to this? Why is this of interest to me? What is my connection to life beyond this world?” You have [...]