I Am On My Own Spiritual Path

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    Harmony Between The Two Kings

    The two kings "mind" and "heart" are constantly battling inside the human being.Sometimes "mind" defeats the "heart" and vice versa.They become loggerheads,their conflicts creates confusion.This is the irony of every individual.We think only one can rule but the fact of matter is...
    anya1212 anya1212
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Feb 27, 2013

    Anyone have feelings like some major event

    or something is going to happen? Something world wide or nation wide. I can't kick this feeling. Maybe not soon but I feel like people are "waking up" for s reason. Like we're being called upon for something. Or maybe it's just me overthinking this haha
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    10 Responses Aug 22, 2015

    So I used to be involved with this spiritual

    group called "Oneness", great premise that we are all interconnected and need to listen to our inner divine. But, I am not too comfortable with the leaders, Amma and Bhagavan. Quaint little Indian couple who claim they are living avatars. Okay, cool. The devotion the followers...
    AnSeilide4 AnSeilide4
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Sep 7, 2015

    kindness is the higher religion

    and it doesn't cost a dime or require a lineup
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Nov 13, 2015

    They say seeing is believing.

    I say believing can also result in seeing. We change our world with our beliefs. What kind of world do I choose to believe in?
    JoannaBe JoannaBe
    41-45, F
    5 Responses May 6, 2015

    You find that the more self-contained you

    become along your path/journey the less there is to really think about or even do. I'm not bored. I'm just sort of pensive; contemplative, as it were. I do a lot of introspection these days. I sit in my room by myself and just think. I can tell how far I've come because it doesn...
    FocusReborn FocusReborn
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Apr 7

    It's time to get back to it.

    After a bit of a break from all things spiritual I'm ready to get back to my yoga and meditation routine. Whatever lies ahead, I think I'm ready for it.
    thisisnotanexit thisisnotanexit
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Mar 21

    since I can remember I've been on my personal

    search for the Truth of all. it has impacted my life in all kinds of possible ways and left me in a variety states of consciousness. recently I've been going really deep and finding, seeing, experiencing magnificent extraordinary things. although I can intellectually...
    alicegoneinsane alicegoneinsane
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jul 18, 2015

    I don't usually talk about

    or discuss things like the existence of an afterlife, as I feel that, like a lot of things of this nature, it's become so misunderstood and poorly approached that the topic itself is pretty much meaningless by now. However, out of nowhere it seems, I've managed to conjure up an...
    FocusReborn FocusReborn
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 3

    I have been seeing the last names of people I

    know appear in unusual, unrelated places. I feel like this is a sign for something, but I don't know what. Does anyone have any thoughts?
    GCassr22 GCassr22
    18-21, M
    Apr 17

    So yeah, I'm just gonna put this out here now.

    .. I really do think that there is something really *really* different about me. It's in a deep and profound way, I think there's no other way of putting it. I'm an absolute god damn mystery. What is it about me? It's so weird. I honestly don't know what it is. Is it some kind of...
    FocusReborn FocusReborn
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 4

    After returning home from a trip,

    I was very low on toilet paper and planned going to the store to buy more. It was something I was slightly worried about but had to return a rental car first to the airport after making arrangements for a friend to bring me back home. After I return the keys to the car rental...
    zeeva70 zeeva70
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Mar 27

    Getting divorced has been a heart breaking

    experience. What I am left with is a big emotional ball of feelings I have to untangle. Today...it is depression for a lack of a better word. Untangling depression is work. Today I will focus on a simpler strand although I keep going back to love loss. It's too much work and...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    8 Responses Feb 2

    The Fact Of The Matter (1989)

    I was dying of alcoholism and drug addiction. I've been to jails. wrecked cars, walked on the railing of bridges with about a 200 ft drop waiting to die. My experience as the result of the steps in A.A. changed all that. Some for the good. Some for the bad. But ultimately it...
    StarWanderer StarWanderer
    56-60, M
    3 Responses Oct 25, 2011

    Just when I was starting to like this website

    it goes and announces the fact it's coming to an end. That kind of sucks. What I like (or did like) about this website is that it's pretty easy to use and there's a greater variety of blogs and people on here than anywhere else I've seen on the net. Does anyone know of any other...
    FocusReborn FocusReborn
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 27

    Lately I've been able to differentiate between

    my mind and myself. I know I'm not my mind, and now with that idea in my head I've been able to "observe" my thoughts easier and watch them pass. Especially when I'm picking up things about people, it makes it a lot easier to tell which thoughts are mine and which are theirs :)
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Sep 21, 2015

    I know I am neither wind,

    nor a bird and hence I can’t fly the way I wish to, but that can’t stop my mind from flying, as high as the edge of the sky. I will fly, not my body, but my mind and my soul. They will fly until they reach a destination where they find complete peace and happiness.
    ankyit ankyit
    31-35, M
    Mar 24

    I'm becoming okay with all the things

    that I am not, but it's been a long process. First, there's the initial period of suddenly feeling great and feeling so connected to the universe and understanding how amazing you are just because you're alive and the things of the superficial material world that people have...
    thisisnotanexit thisisnotanexit
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 10

    Society and Media is Straight BS.

    ..The headlines are made to control us...why do you think you only hear about disasters, and Terror in the news? Because they control us with FEAR...All the controversy....They use personal things such as Race,Age,Sexuality, etc because they know we're gonna feel some type of...
    SearchingForHappiness19 SearchingForHappiness19
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Sep 5, 2015

    Life keeps on going. In the good times,

    in the bad times and in the boring times life is the same length all around. Unfortunately.
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6
    18-21, F
    Apr 17

    My First 17 hours with her !

    This weekend was one of the most memorable. We used to talk to each other since last few days but this was the first weekend when only we were together I met her for the first time few months back and I never met her before but as soon as she started telling me the things...
    ankyit ankyit
    31-35, M
    1 Response Mar 27

    3 years Ago my life was turned upside down

    and I'm still trying to figure out just what happened. I woke up one day and couldn't stand the man my husband was. I left him and an now divorced. My life was good for about 6 months and some weird stuff happened and I am so far away from ME that I don't know how to find myself...
    alcheme36 alcheme36
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Jul 12, 2015

    Searching, Researching

    ever seen, or heard, or felt something so beautiful that your mind stopped its constant blabbering and you experienced a little bit of precious stillness? did you feel that glimpse of an oceanic sense of peace and joy inside you? were you even aware of the treasure you keep...
    RedHotFlamingO RedHotFlamingO
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Jan 22, 2012

    Hey you guys. So I am making a Facebook group

    where I read tarot cards it's brand new and still on the development stage but if you want a place to go to get your readings after EP closes hit me up with a message
    FairyReader FairyReader
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 7

    oh this path of mine,

    so winding, so full of surprises. each turn i take there is another little surprise. The souls that i have met on each turn. Some come in big oak trees, rooted deeply into the ground and do not move and i so long to stay under that tree but yet, when i look, that path is still...
    itsMaggimay itsMaggimay
    41-45, F
    1 Response Oct 5, 2015

    My own does not mean "without guidance"

    as I try to follow both the ways of Christ and the Buddha, but not only do I combine the teachings of two surprisingly similar religious leaders I try to seek commonalities in all faiths, ancient and still practiced. I say now it has brought me a great deal of clarity.
    Steelquill Steelquill
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Mar 18

    The prevailing question of our species,

    of course, has always been "who" or even "what" are we? Are we spirits? Machines? Animals? Or are we just some cosmic mishap, swept up and propelled by elemental forces billions of years ago and we being its unintended by-product at the end of it all... Well, whatever we are...
    FocusReborn FocusReborn
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 13

    I just wanna touch base on what's going on with

    me right now. Well, I'm blowing my own mind while simultaneously having no idea how I'm doing it. Just my general understanding and appreciation of things is deepening, and as bizarre as it sounds, I seem to be "getting" my thoughts and ideas from another place. I know how that...
    FocusReborn FocusReborn
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 4

    I kinda just want someone to be with,

    you know? Someone to love. Someone to love me. My whole life I've never had anyone to connect to in a way that's meaningful and sincere for me. I've never felt or known what it's like. It's a longshot, but I'm holding out and waiting for the real and true thing, which I guess...
    FocusReborn FocusReborn
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Apr 10

    So another week has elapsed

    and a brand new chapter in my journey has unfolded. Not in an eventful or even grandiose way as such, but as I've explained in some of my other blogs, this path I'm following is taking me places and showing me things which are *literally* expanding me as the person I already am...
    FocusReborn FocusReborn
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Apr 2

    Imagine my amazement last night

    when I gave myself a tarot reading and out of three cards, got two of the same ones from my last reading, including the Judgement card in the center both times. I have been feeling like something is happening to me, like a lot of us have. I'm becoming more aware of myself...
    thisisnotanexit thisisnotanexit
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 5

    We associate those around us with particular

    feeling states within us, and when those feeling states are experienced, as a result of the close connections and bonds we form with others, we believe we *need* the other person/people for these feeling states. And the single greatest problem of forming connections with others...
    FocusReborn FocusReborn
    22-25, M
    6 Responses Apr 17

    I have recently decided it's time to stop

    ignoring and repressing my true self. I have always, always been spiritual. I started remembering a specific past life when I was 13, and that led me to become a certified Hypnotherapist. I was researching and living it for so many years when I was younger. When I got married...
    xTenderHeartx xTenderHeartx
    36-40, F
    6 Responses Jul 11, 2015

    I've said before that I've come a really long

    way along this path of mine and this realisation constantly shows itself to me in the most subtle of ways. It really is amazing, but I've been feeling this deep and dare I say "divine" connection with everything. Walking down busy/noisy streets is an almost magical experience...
    FocusReborn FocusReborn
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Apr 9

    It is not easy to be

    both pro life and pro choice, and yet I definitely am. Personally I am pro life, but I do not believe I have a right to impose my belief in this matter onto others, and I do not believe I have the right to judge those who choose differently. And yet when someone who is pro...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Jul 6, 2015

    Discipline

    if there was a single most important lesson I should learn in this life, I think this is it. discipline. I've struggled with it ever since I was a child, and now it seems even harder. but I firmly believe I can keep learning, and I can keep working on myself, as long as I see...
    RedHotFlamingO RedHotFlamingO
    31-35, F
    8 Responses Jun 3, 2012

    This short story l came across kind of sums it

    up for me .. 'Once, in a little pond, in the muddy water under the lily pads, there lived a little water beetle in a community of water beetles. They lived a simple and comfortable life in the pond with few disturbances and interruptions. Once in a while, sadness would come to...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    8 Responses Aug 1, 2015

    Another day has passed

    and I'm still just human. Like everyone around me. We are all in the same boat.
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Mar 23

    Shining...

    And there is always someone who does not understand the addiction that exists in being happy. Since the day I have learned not to hold things to me at any price and that my feet don’t always need to be imprisoned to certains grounds, my visions for life have changed a lot.My...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Nov 24, 2012

    Born in a Graveyard Adopted by Sin I cultivate

    Evil That's Living within. A Preacher tried Saving my Black Damaged Soul.Posses by A Daemon That Has Full Control!!
    wolfserpent wolfserpent
    56-60, M
    1 Response Apr 21

    So you want to be happy?

    Well everyone wants to be happy. The trick is to find the "way" or to find your purpose. Self aware people don't try to tread on paths their feet were not made for. You are a "type" of person. The trick is to accept it and not worry or even think about what others opinions of...
    Jimbobclacy Jimbobclacy
    36-40, M
    1 Response May 2, 2015

    I do not believe in coincidences.

    Things happen for a reason when they happen. For example: Today is Good Friday for those of us who are Christians it is one of the most solemn days, the day when we remember the Lord's death on the cross. Since I am not going to church this evening, I decided to at least...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Apr 3, 2015

    I have started reading The Complete Works of

    Swami Vivekananda in order to learn from Hinduism. Thus far I am a Christian whose beliefs have been transformed by reading about Buddhism. And now I would like to expand my spiritual horizons further. I believe that I can learn from other faiths and not just my own.
    JoannaBe JoannaBe
    41-45, F
    12 Responses Dec 9, 2014

    Wow the Angels have definitely heard my prayers.

    They never stop making miracles happen :)
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Sep 1, 2015

    I don't have anything to share

    or even say right now, I guess. I've been posting these blogs of mine in the "spiritual path" section of this website for the past few months, but I've never really considered it to be a "spiritual" path which I'm on. To be honest with you, I don't know where else to post these...
    FocusReborn FocusReborn
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 16

    The endless battle over GOD.

    ..In one aspect, I think the only way to reach God, to really feel this higher presence/universal presence is through self discovery of who you are. Religion is not the only way. I believe our astral souls are forever.. How can anyone believe we die ? What.. We come to earth and...
    Questx Questx
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Feb 3, 2015

    Years have past now,

    and it's almost too hard to imagine being back in the hospital, standing by his bed in ICU, screaming while you listened to his lasts few breaths praying it wouldn't be his last. to this day, it still feels like a nightmare about to end any minute. I've come along way from the...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6
    18-21, F
    Apr 3

    I just did one of those free flow writing

    exercises, where I was supposed to quiet down and focus on the question - a question provided to me in the book "The Intuitive Way", and then I was to just write words as soon as they occurred to me without editing. Here is the question and what I wrote: Question: What is the...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Jun 3, 2015

    Inside

    Epeeps started to comment on an older post I had. Thank you, Princess. So you may take this story as a sequel to that one. Giving a brief introduction among ourselves, we took turns in a circle saying 2-3 sentences about us that first came to mind as the question was asked...
    Sylphy Sylphy
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Nov 25, 2012

    I used to live everyday wishing it was

    something else, I used to fantasise about a life I didn't have, or the people who I couldn't love, but I woke up and realised life is passing me, and only I can change it. I set goals for myself, realistic ones, and each day I stay in the present moment, and take each day and...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 30

    Never give up on people,

    they can surprise you.
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 20

    I feel inspired to write,

    to express myself. Right now, I'm in a creative flow. Words just seem to form themselves when I'm in the receptive mode like this and it often feels like streams of thought are flowing into my mind at lightning speed. I feel... "immersed". It's the only word which adequately...
    FocusReborn FocusReborn
    22-25, M
    Apr 9

    I ended my therapy appointments tonight.

    Grateful for a woman who truly saw me at my lowest and picked me up. She and I hugged when I left. Time to let things settle. I meditated my goodbyes to my husband last night. When I meditate I see colors. I borrowed a meditation suggestion from "Eat, Pray, Love." My...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    6 Responses Feb 3

    Love

    things are changing. since I started my spiritual super-diet, almost two months ago, I started to feel small, gradual changes. not only in myself, but in other people as well. and this is what brought me to today's topic. you know that Depeche Mode song, "I feel loved"? that's...
    RedHotFlamingO RedHotFlamingO
    31-35, F
    7 Responses Feb 20, 2012

    I really dislike people's ego.

    Just because I know who this person would truly be like without it..
    ADCue44 ADCue44
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 6

    I don't just think about others.

    I think about their thoughts, their feelings and their beliefs. Quite literally, in fact. The ability to look into a man or woman's heart and dive into their soul. To know them. To understand what they're about as a person on all levels. It sounds highfalutin and maybe...
    FocusReborn FocusReborn
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Apr 8

    It's not always easy

    for me to have faith in this path of mine, there's so many ups and downs; most of them introspective ups and downs, and therefore extremely difficult to put into words. Even when you have inner peace and everything in your outside life is copacetic, there's always something to...
    FocusReborn FocusReborn
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 19
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