I mean within yourself. Maybe you don't know what I'm talkng about. Let me clarify...
I have periods of days, weeks, or months where I feel really connected, plugged in, and aware of all the sacred gifts around me. In those periods, it's easy to feel full of faith.
But then there are the down times, when I'm unplugged and introverted, and not feeling even a hint of sacredity (is that a word?). I know these down times are necessary for spiritual development, like winter or like a caterpillar's coccoon. But they are also uncomfortable and I like them to pass as quickly as possible. However, I find that doing things to try to force that harmoniously spiritual feeling (like reading spiritual books or attending spiritual functions) is fruitless and only makes me feel like a failure.
Does anyone know what I'm babbling about here? What do you do when you feel unplugged from God or Oneness or whatever word you use?
Asked by Anonymous at 3:59 PM on Feb. 9, 2009 in Religion & Beliefs
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Answer by Anonymous at 4:09 PM on Feb. 9, 2009
When I am disconnected I go to the river.
I love nature and especially bodies of water, it centers me....sitting by the river calms my system and helps me clear my mind and my heart.
I am able to see why I am having the feelings I am, work through them and redirect my thoughts appropriately.
When I can't get to the river I usually lock myself in my bathroom. I turn off the lights, light candles, play music and try to relax....it takes a little longer (and can be more difficult to focus if the kids are particularly demanding and wanting in) but it can have the same effect.
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