The Sovereign and Imperious
Aspect of God
King Role as Overleaf Energy in The Michael Teaching
The King is an action role who knows how to get things done on a large scale. Adept, or at least, prone to delegation and directorship, the King Essence is often a perfectionist and sometimes imperious. Created as the aspect to assume the position of greatest dominion atop whatever hierarchy it will find itself in.
Often ambitious at any Soul Age, yet tending to peak with the Young Soul era, the King when in a male body may assume an aggressive posture when grandeur or might has failed to win the day.(Donald Trump or Charlemagne) In a female body, a queen-king might have attributes of self confidence and presence that might be thought of as masculine or at least highly assertive: Madonna, Xena, Katherine Hepburn.
Life Metaphor and Implied Motto
Sovereign self determination is everything! Life is a kingdom to be ruled.
Cultural Archetype- Exalted Arcana
Aristocratic and sublime, the King or Queen is the aspect that holds sovereignty and dominion. The King will demonstrate the highest level of integrity possible to feel the surge of dynamic energy in motion. Inherently interested in strategy, the King may opt for Aggressive action or defer to diplomacy. This King seeks mastery of his own Soloverse. In either case, when the King looks only for control it can only result in a King forever embroiled in belligerence. Thus is rendered a King with no respect but only fear. someone with an expansive vision that’s able to see the bigger picture. Presenting the highest level of achievement, fluency, essence-control, and mastery over any challenge the King weighs in a the natural leader determined to be at the front of the crowd no matter what means are used to get their. A King who had embodied all of these traits at one time or another and who’s personality was magnetic was President John F. Kennedy.
Examples of this Archetype
- Famous People: Charlemagne, Diahann Carroll, Sean Connery, Queen Elizabeth I, singer Madonna, Katherine Hepburn, President John F. Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Aristotle Onassis, Billy Graham, Martha Stewart, Donald Trump, Alexander the Great, Susan B. Anthony, Bela Bartok, Ambrose Bierce, Cate Blanchett, James Cameron, Jesus Christ, Wesley Clark, James Garner, J. Paul Getty, Thich Nat Hahn, William Randolph Hearst ,Howard Hughes, Tommy Lee Jones, Jerome Kern, Jack Kerouac, Lucy Lawless, John Merrick (Elephant man) , Robert Monroe, John Muir, Christopher Plummer, Patrick Stewart, Sharon Stone
- Mythical or Cartoon characters: Superman, Wonder Woman, Zeus Xena Warrior Princess,
- Institutions: United Nations, Monarchy, Executives, Endowments philanthropy
- Familiar Occupations: CEO, Chief, Icon, Movement leader, military commander, entrepreneur; investor; economist; bank manager; symphony conductor; football coach; or maitre d’
- Animals: Eagle, Lion, Jaguar, Dragon
- Inventions or works of art: Pyramids, Skyscrapers, monuments,
- Cities and Nationalities: Washington DC, Ancient Rome, Babylon, Tenochtitlan: Ancient Mexico City, Atlantis
Statements that identify the King Overleaf Energy
(Not every aspect may be in play.)
- My natural inclination is to lead or guide, anything I feel is important.
- I see the world as my realm, and I have a mandate to fully realize my potential.
- I want to master anything I put my mine to or banish that which annoys me.
- I demand of excellence in myself and have exacting standards about what I accept from others.
- My drive for perfection can make me appear competent and intense to others.
- Focusing my attention is simple for any task that fascinates me.
- I am told that my perfectionism is hard on myself and others.
- I expect to eventually take a leadership role in anything that I do.
- Personal competence is of utmost importance to me.
- Vulnerability and weakness are two attributes I greatly resist and find difficult in others.
- I command attention without trying. People typically defer to me as a voice of authority. They seek out my counsel and often become loyal friends and associates, but I only allow a select few into my inner circle.
- It’s important to respect the dignity of others when resolving conflicts or finding solutions.
- Helping is fine when asked of me as long as they take my advice. I hate to have my time wasted.
- As a leader I’m adept at seeing the big picture and this guides me in delegating work to the person with the talent and skills necessary to get the job done right.
- When angered or frustrated I can become a tyrant; and become intolerant, arrogant, and ruthless.
- Any task which I engage in must challenge my strategic problem-solving or supervisory qualities.
- I can see most sides of a situation and I can produce outcomes that serve many people and purposes.
- People who really see me use descriptions like competent, grounded, masterful, a natural leader, a powerful presence, and someone who is “going somewhere in life.”