“It’s dark because you are trying too hard. Lightly, child, lightly. Learn to do everything lightly. Yes, feel lightly even though you’re feeling deeply. Just lightly let things happen and lightly cope with them. So throw away your baggage and go forward.
There are quicksands all about you, sucking at your feet, trying to suck you down into fear and self-pity and despair. That’s why you must walk so lightly. Lightly, my darling…”
~ Aldous Huxley
I’m in a constant state of movement. I wake to the same thought, “Where’s today’s fix coming from?” I’m always on the hunt to see more, feel more, experience more, hold more (even when it hurts), love more… because I’ve learned my lesson: The only way out is through.
I’ve turned my back on everything I once knew. I’ve spent days, weeks, maybe...
A spiritual awakening is almost always precipitated by a severe emotional or spiritual crisis. It could be a death of a loved one, loss of a job, severe illness or your run-of-the-mill nervous breakdown. At some point in our lives, each one of us will have a crisis -- rather, an opportunity for extreme spiritual growth. That's why it happens to us in the first place: to catapult us to a higher level. God knows we would never get there on our own.
We all know that person who, no matter the situation, always seems to have the same story: “I am soooooooooooooooo busy!” Maybe for you it’s a boyfriend or girlfriend (actually, let’s hope it’s an ex)...