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Towards Genuine Spiritual Awakening

Towards Genuine Spiritual Awakening

There are many complex and highly abstract philosophies that talk about soul awakening and ultimate self-realization. This complexity can be a trap where the mind is kept occupied with all sorts of mental gymnastics, some of them quite brilliant indeed, but whereby we unwittingly avoid facing the real work.

Here is some concrete and practical advice for moving away from spiritual illusions, toward true and genuine spiritual awakening.

The real work is to take a hard look at the state of the house, rather than getting into lengthy discussions regarding blueprints, where the materials come from, environmental history, architectural relevance, and more of that talk. That avoids getting our hands dirty, and we donít build anything, either. Our lives remain the same, day after day.

The proper path is not that hard to find. The real work is part of our day-to-day routine where, among other things, we can observe our ability to truly love, to get into right relationships, and to use our power for the benefit of all. Our progress in this work is not measured in terms of how articulate we may be when discussing spirituality, but rather in terms of the quality of our service and the goodness we spread in our day-to-day existence. For this is where our level of consciousness is really tested, and where true spirituality comes to life.

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Adapted from Free Your True Self 1, by Annie Marquier (Findhorn Press, 2005). Copyright (c) 2005 by Annie Marquier. Reprinted by permission of Findhorn Press.
Adapted from Free Your True Self 1, by Annie Marquier (Findhorn Press, 2005).

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Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on anniebbond.com, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.

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4:17AM PDT on Oct 1, 2012

Thank you. This was very comforting and positive.

7:28PM PDT on Aug 2, 2012

Life has a funny way of showing us what we need to learn. That's the point. :)

1:12AM PDT on May 3, 2011

Thanks Annie.

12:34AM PDT on Mar 31, 2011

Thanks for the article.

6:09AM PDT on May 31, 2010

Mhmmm....

9:07PM PDT on May 30, 2010

LOVE this article. Thanks for a practical yet heartfelt approach to spiritual living. Much better than a lot of what I've encountered!

12:41AM PDT on May 8, 2010

thanks for post

12:16PM PST on Dec 11, 2009

thank you for an interesting article

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8:01AM PDT on Apr 3, 2009

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