Carol and Mikey
You are correct Mac! Mikey does not know how else to explain it to us for there to be understanding. I, Carol, will never grasp everything occurring at once. Mikey tells me to not get too "wrapped up with that concept". Because it really doesn't matter when it comes to our life here. Therefore, I'm not gonna!!!Thank you Mikey - and thank you Mikey's mom for your hard work as always! - for those answers. They have given me much to think about.
I follow your point, Mikey, that if all the 'lower level' guys moved 'up and out' of those levels then the levels would cease to be 'inhabited' hence cease to have any meaningful existence if they had any reason to remain in existence at all.....
We humans, though, think in terms of time and how long processes will take to come to completion so it's really hard to contemplate that there are no time constraints impacting how the above changes take place. If indeed this 'all-things-happening-at-the-same-time' notion means they've already happened anyway! doh! That is something I still struggle with but nowadays I don't reject it - minuscule progress perhaps?
What makes it even harder in this instance is that even Mikey couches his responses using a time-frame we humans use which leaves us considering matters in a 'present-and-future' manner. I expect Mikey has no option other than to communicate something that's outside our comprehension in any other way.
Carol and Mikey "in Spirit"