spiritual freedom

Why the Spiritual Path Is Critical in Turbulent Times – Spiritual Article

Changing, turbulent times bring a great deal of fear and anxiety for people, and that’s one of the main reasons spirituality is so important.The path to spiritual freedom is about dealing with our ego triggers that cause the fear and anxiety. As we mature on the spiritual path, we realize that the external world will always be changing. There’s no way to make it consistently “safe.” Usually, those attempts lead to control or trying to hide from everyone and everything.…

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Are You Adding or Subtracting Ego? – Spiritual Article

Time to cut out ego at the spiritual workshop. When people start on the spiritual path, they commonly are trying to become “more” of something. They want to be more spiritual, more healed, more whole, more happy, or more of something else. But the path to spiritual freedom isn’t about getting more. It’s about subtracting the ego to find the vastness within us.This point is missed on many people, and more than a few people get lost and create a…

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The Power of Realizing Awareness – Spiritual Article

There are moments when people realize that they are awareness.These moments are powerful.When it happens for the very first time, it can be shocking. It can be beautiful. It can be scary, but the fear usually comes after the experience when the person re-identifies with the ego. At that point, the ego is saying, “What was that? Am I not who I thought I was?”No. You aren’t. You are so much more.Other moments come as well as a person dissolves…

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How to Deal with an Existential Crisis – Spiritual Article

Existential crisis.I hear this term get thrown around a lot.According to dictionary.com, an existential crisis is “a psychological episode in which a person questions the meaning of their life and of existence itself.”I would define it this way:”An existential crisis is a realization or series of realizations where the ego self discovers that it is full of sh*t and that its ideas about how life should be and how the person should be are actually wrong.”People don’t like this experience,…

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Why I Play the Spiritual Long Game – Spiritual Article

The long game is essentially planning for the future.It is the opposite of immediate gratification.Sometimes when I talk about “be here now” and how “spiritual freedom is already here,” I get the sense that some people hear this from a standpoint of immediate gratification. They’re like:”Great! If everything is already here now, then I don’t have to do anything.”Actually…Being here now makes us appreciative of how life works and how human beings work. One of those realities is that we…

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Why Choosing the Spiritual Path Is Urgent – Spiritual Article

The video I’ve created and shared below is about helping people understand why the spiritual path should not be put off. When the spiritual path is simply about making more routines or learning new beliefs, I can see why spirituality wouldn’t seem urgent. Since the path is often presented in this way, it seems like just another time suck. But the true spiritual path is the path to freedom. That path is about letting go of ego attachments that blind…

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7 Posts from 2018 Worth Checking Out Again – Spiritual Article

I write a bunch of spiritual awakening posts every year, but few ever get noticed once if even that. So I felt like pulling together a short compilation of posts from 2018 that would be worth reading again or for the first time if you missed them or you are new to me. On another note, you can stay in touch with me by subscribing to my free newsletter. Click the link below to join up for as long as…

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