When most people see or hear the word spiritual they instinctively think of religion. This makes them sceptical about the whole subject. Others think of wild-haired, heavily-bearded, weirdly-dressed and chanting people. Even though the latter is true to an extent, it only proves that spirituality is subjective. You don’t have to dress or talk a certain way unless you feel the need to.
You don’t have to be religious to be spiritual, I thought I’d get that clear before moving on. In today’s world spirituality is broad and there’s no single definition for it. I believe we’re a part of and made from something bigger than us. I refer to this higher power as God. Other people call this Universal Intelligence, Divine Oneness, Life Force, Infinite Energy, Pure Consciousness and many more. The underlying premise is somewhat the same. Your purpose is revealed when you’re in harmony with your higher self. I believe in helping others, curiosity, creativity and wisdom. These things help me in my spiritual journey. Continue reading “20 Skills And Qualities You Need To Become A Spiritually Enlightened Lifelong Learner”
I looked within myself and thought, ‘you can do this.’ What is it? You wonder. It’s the beginning of a self-discovery journey. Accept yourself first and strive to be the best version of yourself every day. A daunting task? True indeed, but what do you have to lose? Life is already difficult as it is and opportunities seem to dwindle and fade away right in front of you. Talent? Do you have what it takes? Are you immersed in an illusion because of the powerful name you bear? It seems like a tall order or some kind of enormous burden. Is it?
Are you hungry enough to drop everything right now and scour the earth until you manifest your heart’s desire? The question remains, how hungry are you? But wait, what’s the motive behind this sudden need for self-search? Is your mind in the right place? Are you doing it for a quick ego fix/boost or quick capital gains? Sounds like a drug dealer or an addict to me. You have to be in this for the long haul. Maybe you have come to realise why/what/who you truly are and or your life purpose. This is why everything else you’ve tried in the past didn’t work. Questions have to be asked in order to move forward to the next chapter and you know change is inevitable. Continue reading “The Great Search For Self”