I believe that a spiritual practice is what brings us back to Source, back to The Divine, back to ourselves. It’s always important to have a spiritual practice, but it’s REALLY important to have a spiritual practice when you are expanding AND when you are contracting.
That is – when all things fall apart.
I don’t know what I would do without my spiritual practice, I would certainly not be where I am today.
I still get triggered. I still get mad. I still get angry, I still get defensive and I still am not a perfect angel. Please don’t think that I am. LOL.
Cuz I’m not.
But I’m always trying to be better, more Loving and more vulnerable.
Because that is indeed the essence of Life.
Love & vulnerability.
It can be so hard at times, when there is not enough money to pay the bills, you feel triggered by an event or person or when things fall apart.
But it is exactly those moments where I believe that we are being called into greater awareness and a deeper practice.
The moments that trigger us, the scary moments, the moments that call us into greater opening, those are the tough times and the times of expansion.
Because in each, we are being tested.
When times are tough – it’s how much do we believe that we are being taught and being guided.
When times are good – the test is to calm the ego and remember that you are not the doer of anything. The Divine does it all – and we are but mere children being held and guided by The Divine.
We are not the doer, ultimately, so whatever happens – good or bad – is for our benefit, for our enlightenment, for our learning.
But, we must learn to SEE things this way.
We cannot have an experience if we do not see.
And the spiritual practice is what helps me see.
What is my spiritual practice?
Sugar free eating.
These are the things that keep me connected. These are the things that I lean on to help me through and help me stay humble when my pesky ego flares up.
They also give me faith when things seem to be falling apart.
What is YOUR spiritual practice?
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