Spirit work is a sacred and personal ground to walk. The ways in which we explore and unfold those higher parts of our beings are ever-evolving and vast. Many people today do not resonate with organized religion or traditional sources of connection to Source. Some find their spiritual nourishment in nature or reflective quiet time. Others connect to less structured venues like Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday or their favorite personal development authors and speakers. Still others develop their relationship to their Higher Self and humanity on the yoga mat.
Regardless of your agent of choice, it is paramount to give yourself this space to grow and explore. Give yourself this space on a reliable and consistent basis as it is how we heal our wounds, redefine what is possible for our lives, and unlock the genius within that desperately wants to express. That is the call of our life purpose guiding us forward, and connecting with that call on a regular basis is a way of realigning with our intention and values.
Many friends and people I meet will share that they feel they are now or have undergone a spiritual awakening. Whether a result of a massive life event or the more gentle unfolding of their lives, they have a growing awareness of the thread of humanity that connects us all and the creative force of the Universe. When I ask them if they feel a supportive spiritual community would help them in furthering the shift and development in their lives, the response is usually a polite decline. Some have had negative past experiences with religious communities, and others simply feel that the spiritual path is to be traveled alone–that it will happen naturally in its own time.
I would offer a different perspective based on my own experience. Read more “For Your Consideration: The Benefits & Blessings of a Supportive Spiritual Community”