The term mantle has several meanings in your language. Yet the mantle I refer for your understanding is the piece of clothing or garment which is a covering worn over other clothing. One can attire oneself with a mantle for various reasons peculiar to the need at a particular time. A mantle can be placed on and removed at will. The mantle I refer to is not strictly in accord with human understanding. I bring a higher understanding that you may appreciate the nature of this piece as to what it means to wear the Mantle of Christ.
The Mantle of Christ is a symbol. In itself it represents a resurgence of divine energy to be manifested in physical form. A metaphor divinely inspired by the natural instinct of children to reflect the character of their Father. Before a choice can be made to wear the Mantle an understanding in required of what creates the symbolic mantle and its nature. Simply, the nature of Christ is imaged in the Mantle of Christ. I shall discourse on this shortly but first you must consider what qualifies you to wear this mantle. My little ones you do not require contemporary schooling to teach you this. You will be filled with the knowing required to graduate to that plane where you would wish to choose the mantle when you begin as a child would. Simply in humility and trust open you hands, heart and mind to the Father that He may fill you with righteous knowing. You have heard before that to enter the kingdom you must become like a child again. Well to achieve the disciplines of higher consciousness you must become like a child again and remain as a child would, totally open and believing that the Father knows best and will guide you always on the pathway to achieving spiritual success in your mortal incarnation.
The Father does not wish HIS child to assume the Father’s personality, merely HIS divine character. Before you can choose to wear the symbolic mantle you must redeem yourself in the light of the Father and attain HIS characteristics. When you choose the mantle of Christ it must be worn with honour and solemnity. You do not lose yourself or your identity when you wear this mantle but you send out a message to the world that you are as HE IS. Yes indeed the same as I AM THAT I AM. You wear your identity fearlessly.
To further elaborate on the mantle, I clarify that it is not an actual piece of clothing which by now you ones will understand; but a seasoned ligh