You can not actualize your spiritual self without accepting, loving, acknowledging, and fully experiencing your human self.
If you are buying into the belief that you just need to ‘think better’, ‘be better’, ‘do better’, ‘practice better’, ‘practice more gratitude’, ‘do more shielding’, etc; in order to have the best spiritual experience, you are being duped into a way of life that detracts from the very thing you want.
Your human experience is a part of your spiritual experience. You can not express into this world fully unless you embrace your human-ness and allow yourself to fully experience all capacity of emotions/sensations/experiences that come to you.
The trick is not to spiritually bypass or try to ‘hijack’ out of your current experience. The trick… is to be in your experience with full acceptance of it. Maybe you can’t come to acceptance in the first hour, or day, or month or even year… but with time, Presence, Discernment, Balance, and Divine Grace… a day will come when you transcend the suffering of the mind.
In the meantime, just be.
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