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Authentic Power Vocabulary


Authentic Power – alignment of the personality with the soul (with harmony, cooperation, sharing, and reverence for Life)

Characteristics of an Authentically Empowered Personality – humbleness, clarity, forgiveness, love

Clarity – the perception of wisdom and the ability to see the soul in action in the physical world; turns pain into suffering and evaporates fear; allows you to see the world of physical matter for what it is—a learning environment that is created jointly by the intentions of the souls that share it

Co-creation – occurs when individuals bring all that each can offer to a joint effort and at the same time, open themselves to a larger, or higher, idea that may not have previously occurred to them

Cooperation – an intention of the soul; multisensory cooperation is a Co-creation

Detachment – allows you to remain aware of what you feel while the events of your life unfold

Earth School – special learning environment in which all that needs to be examined and brought to health in each individual is revealed to her or him in the intimacy of her or his personal experience


Your emotions are your best friends because they do not leave you. They bring to your attention what you need to know.

—Gary Zukav & Linda Francis

Emotional Awareness – becoming aware of everything that you are feeling at every moment

Emotional Energy Center – specific location in which energy flowing through the emotional energy system is processed in love and trust or processed in fear and doubt

Emotional Energy System – seven energy processing centers between the crown of the head and the base of the trunk (chakras)

External Power – ability to manipulate and control


In your moments of fear, recognize what your own power of choice is.

—Gary Zukav

Fear – produces painful emotions (physical sensations)

Five-sensory perception – perceptions of the physical world: tasting, touching, hearing, smelling, and seeing

Forgiveness – not holding others responsible for your experiences

Frightened Part of the Personality – autonomous aspect of personal consciousness that is rooted in fear and expresses fear (e.g., anger, jealousy, superiority, inferiority, vengefulness, etc.)

Harmony – flow of caring energy that is unobstructed by second agendas of external power; an intention of the soul

Humble – free to love and to be who you are; no artificial standards to live up to; content with the fulfillment of your authentic needs; not burdened with artificial needs


Intention is the key to the kingdom….That is why it is so important to examine carefully the key you are selecting.

—Gary Zukav

In-tention – the quality of consciousness you bring to an action

Intentions of the Soul – harmony, cooperation, sharing, and reverence for Life

Intuition – perception beyond the physical senses that is meant to assist you; the sensory system which operates without data from the five senses

Love – energy of the soul; there is nothing that cannot be healed by love; there is nothing but love

Loving Part of the Personality – autonomous aspect of personal consciousness that is rooted in love and expresses love (e.g., gratitude, contentment, appreciation, awe, love)

Multisensory Perception – the ability to see and experience beyond the limitations of the five senses

Out-tention – the application of your will to accomplish a physical goal

Personality – the part of you that was born on a certain date and will die on a certain date (your body, “personality,” and intuitional structure)


Reverence is an appreciation of Life in all its forms, the realization that there is nothing but Life.

—Gary Zukav & Linda Francis

Power Struggle – conflicting pursuits of external power

Present Moment – requires awareness of all that you are feeling—including how your energy system is functioning—moment by moment

Responsible Choice – choices that create consequences for which you are willing to assume responsibility

Reverence for Life – the experience of accepting that all Life is in and of itself, of value; engaging in a form and a depth of contact with Life that is well beyond the shell of form and into essence; contact with the essence of each thing and person and plant and bird and animal

Scanning – experiencing the physical sensations you are feeling near each energy center

Sharing – an intention of the soul; giving all that you have and receiving all that the Universe gives you; an energetic dynamic that enriches both the giver and the receiver

Soul – the immortal part of yourself that existed before you were born and will exist after you die

Spiritual Partnership – partnership between equals for the purpose of spiritual growth (creating authentic power)


The release of energy in love and trust produces health, contentment, gratitude, and joy.

—Gary Zukav & Linda Francis

Splintered Personality – unintegrated aspects of personal consciousness in conflict with one another (e.g., compassion and disdain, caring and anger, jealousy and admiration)

Stress – painful experiences created by resisting your life

Temptation – dress rehearsal for a negative karmic event; an opportunity for you to choose differently before you create destructive and painful consequences

Trust – active partnership with the Universe; knowing that the circumstance you are in is working toward your best and most appropriate end

Universal Human – a human who is beyond nation, race, religion, sex, and economic circumstance; a citizen of the Universe whose allegiance is to Life; the highest potential of a multisensory human

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