If You are Not Ready and Willing to Give a One-Hundred Percent Commitment to Your Spiritual Goals, Why Not?

  • How can you overcome your obstacles?

 

Without a spiritual perspective, life can feel dry and empty. Relying on the external for happiness can sometimes work for a short while, but the pleasure will eventually fade and leave us feeling vacant. The only way to achieve true happiness is from within — by remembering the Big Picture. If we cling to the external, we end up insatiably thirsty, following the things that we think will make us whole again.  For millennia, saints and mystics have been purporting that the only thing that will make us feel whole is an active connection with the Divine. 

But remaining spiritually-focused in our rushed world is a harsh path.  The spiritual journey is full of difficulties, potholes, and crap as far as the eye can see.   And there is so much that can ease the discomfort:  excess food, television, alcohol…

 

If You are Not Ready and Willing to Give a One-Hundred Percent Commitment to Your Spiritual Goals, Why Not?

  • How can you overcome your obstacles?

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One Response to If You are Not Ready and Willing to Give a One-Hundred Percent Commitment to Your Spiritual Goals, Why Not?

  1. Goodsister says:

    What keeps me from going all the way is the weakness of habit, and the craving for comfort. I love to meditate and try to be conscious, but continual awareness gets tiring. At the end of day I'm ready for comfort! I'm ready to relax, already, read a good book or watch some dumb television. My motivation seems to wane with the passing hours each day. Does anyone else struggle with this? Any suggestions?

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