When on a spiritual path, it is essential that we learn how to assess our progress, but learning how well we are advancing is not as simple as taking an online quiz. How do we even begin to assess our spiritual growth? Our spiritual journey first starts off with a yearning. Some people who are drawn to a spiritual path have come with a desire, a craving. They feel soul-sick for God. Maybe you are a true Bhakti and all you really want, more than anything else in this world, is to find that Creator – the Divine, whatever that is. Or maybe you’re just unsatisfied with your life. (more…)
What is intuition? The five senses taste, touch, smell, hearing and sight are the senses of the body, whereas intuition is one of the senses of the soul. Intuition is when we’re in tune with that Divine Presence, when we’re in tune with that diamond within us. When we’re not in tune, it’s because of that sludge of past experiences that coats that diamond. Since we are disconnected from feeling our Divine Presence, from the sensation of the soul, then we don’t always make the correct decisions for our greatest good and for our greatest happiness. (more…)
I’m sure all of you have heard, from teachers or from Spiritual Masters, that you are a part of God. That you have Divine Light… this diamond, this beacon of light. But why, you may ask, am I not perfectly happy?