Leadership Part I

The messages on this site build on each other; for their full impact, read them in sequence beginning with September 2008 (archived below). They detail the situation on this planet and our place in the universe as communicated to me. I hope, by presenting them to you, that they spark your curiosity, and a decision to join with others to create a new civilization on Earth. As always I encourage you to seek your own unique truth.

You may now download a collection of the messages at this site for free. Go to “Free Downloads” in the right hand column.

This is my 44th posting to Mark’s Corner for 2009. Today I am most pleased to welcome back Bren-Ton from Andromeda who will be sharing a series of messages.

I am most pleased to be with you again. This will be a series of lessons about leadership in Oneness. This type of leadership is different than any other leadership, although it bears some of the same characteristics. Once you accept the Oneness of all people, plants and animals, and the Oneness with Earth and the universe, everything changes. So it is with leadership also; everything changes.

First a leader in Oneness will see that everyone and everything is conscious, and will treat everyone and everything in that way. Others are neither less nor more than the leader. The leader is not above others, is not better than others. The leader merely has the ability of leadership. It is talent, nothing more or less. It does not confer special privilege, rewards, or status. The leader is the leader simply because he or she possesses the talent to lead.

Leading is seeing what needs to be done and crafting a plan to do it. This vision comes from the ability to foresee. It is intuitive within the leader to be able to foresee a way in which events will play out, to take into consideration all factors that will come into play, and to see a path through the morass. Thus we see that one aspect of the talent of leadership is vision. Not everyone has this ability. Other people have different abilities for which they are to be honored, but a true leader will have vision.

In addition to foresight, a leader will put him- or herself in front of others in a public way. This is done by writing, speaking, counseling, and/or with energies. In doing this, a leader will be willing to risk criticism and revolt against what he or she is speaking about.

A true leader will have the ability to not only speak out, but to phrase things in such a way that other will relate to what he or she is saying. What is presented will be neither too complex nor too simple to appeal to the listener. In addition, he or she will have the ability to motivate others to act. In many cases this means changing the way in which others think and behave. So a leader will be able to inspire others to change.

Finally, a leader will be able to garner participants about him- or herself; for one cannot lead if others will not follow. The more revolutionary the path that the leader is treading will be the more difficult it will be to get others to follow him or her. So it behooves a leader to propose a path that is possible for those whom he would have follow him. It does no good to propose a seemingly impossible path for others, even if the leader sees it in this way, and may be prepared to follow that path himself.

Contrast this with the autocratic style of the so called, “leaders,” of your corporations and other institutions. They enrich themselves at the expense of their customers and employees, both of whom they consider to be their inferiors.

So the above are the characteristics of a leader in Oneness. It may seem rather basic, but on further reflection it will become more meaningful to consider someone who is leading participants who are all in Oneness with him and with each other.

Thank you Bren-Ton. This message makes me wonder where we are headed; I look forward to your further insights.

PLEASE COPY AND DISTRIBUTE THIS MESSAGE, AS WELL AS OTHER POSTINGS TO MARK’S CORNER (http://www.cosmicparadigm.com/Marks_Corner/). Remember to do so in total, preserving all notations, attributions, and announcements.

Those who are communicating with me have said that they will entertain questions as long as they are not specific to your personal circumstances. Please send your queries to me at cp@zqyx.org.

IF YOU WISH TO COMMENT ON THESE MESSAGES AND HAVE YOUR COMMENTS POSTED AT WWW.COSMICPARADIGM.COM PLEASE FORWARD THEM TO ME AT CP@ZQYX.ORG. I am creating a new page on the web site where your unedited comments will be published.

In Truth, Love and Joy,

Mark Kimmel


• MANY THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO HAS SO GENEROUSLY CONTRIBUTED. EACH DONATION IS MAKING THESE MESSAGES POSSIBLE. I am almost at break-even for this year, including book sales. If you wish to make a donation by credit card or PayPal, use the “Donate” link on the right of this page, or send a check to PO Box 270156 Fort Collins, CO 80527.

• To purchase “One. Toward a Civilization of Light,” or other books by Mark Kimmel, go to http://www.cosmicparadigm.com/About_One.html or order it from your favorite book seller. For those of you who have read “One,” chapter 56 is now available. Email me and I will send it to you.

• The most important book I have ever read is: “And Then God Said… Then I said… Then He said…” To purchase it go to my site and click on the book. You will be linked directly to the publisher: http://www.cosmicparadigm.com/Recommended_Books.html

• A copy of my 2008 postings, and my 1st quarter 2009 postings, all in PDF format, are now available at no charge. You may download them for reading or printing. Go to “Free Downloads” in the right hand column.

• Audio recordings of my postings to this site are now available at YouTube. Enter YouTube and search for “Athabantian.” These have been prepared for me by a most wonderful woman. I am most grateful.

• A Spanish translation of “Trillion,” by Mark Kimmel, the First Book of the Paradigm Trilogy is available in PDF format at: http://www.cosmicparadigm.com/AboutTrillion.htm Please inform your Spanish speaking friends and relatives.

• The Cosmic Paradigm Network is connecting people around the world who wish to assist the transformation of our civilization. To join, go to the index page of this site, and scroll to the bottom.

• I will be speaking at the IIIHS International Conference in Montreal, Canada on June 28th with a workshop on June 30th. For more information go to: http://www.iiihs.org/conf09/conf09.htm

• You may contact me regarding these postings at cp@zqyx.org. Please be patient; I receive large numbers of emails.