What are Some Moments at Work That You Would Put in Your “Spiritual Hall of Fame” – Times that You Overcame Adversity, While Pushed to Your Limit, and Lived in Truth?

  • What happened?
  • What did you do?
  • How did it affect your work experience?
  • How did it affect your life?


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If You Were to Commit One-Hundred Percent to Your Spiritual Goals, How would You Be Living Your Life Differently?

  • Are you ready and willing to do so?
  • What are the implications of doing so?

 

How committed are you to your spiritual goals?

If you want to commit one-hundred percent to your spiritual goals, it’s not easy and it’s definitely not conventional — or comfortable.  Put yourself in Saint Francis’ shoes when he shed every piece of his clothing in front of all of Assisi — including his parents and the Bishop — to renounce the world. Or when he kissed the leper on the mouth to eliminate the line between the divine and the profane.  Saint Francis threw convention out the door and took it all the way.  

I’m not suggesting that you kiss lepers or shed your clothes in public (please don’t).  Spiritual challenges are incessantly knocking at our door. Our mission is to become aware of these opportunities and welcome them as old friends. Don’t escape from them. Breathe. Learn their wisdom. Grow.

 

If You Were to Commit One-Hundred Percent to Your Spiritual Goals, How would You Be Living Your Life Differently?

  • Are you ready and willing to do so?
  • What are the implications of doing so?

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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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If You are Ready and Willing to Commit One-Hundred Percent to Your Spiritual Goals, What Can You Do on a Daily Basis to Remember and Achieve Them?

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In Your Quest to Achieve Your Spiritual Goals, Are You Willing to Go Beyond Your Comfort Zones? Are You Willing to Do Whatever it Takes? If Not, What is Stopping You?

  • Brainstorm solutions to overcome your obstacles.
  • How much do you want to achieve your spiritual goals?

 

To grow spiritually, we all have to traverse beyond our comfortable, reactive selves and dive into our subconscious to shed light upon self-defeating habits, comprehend and overcome paralyzing fears.

We will never be short of opportunities to actualize the holy within the crap of life. When the waiter is being condescending, when the boss is on a power trip, when the kid is symbolically giving us the finger — these are times when our emotions are rushing into us like a torrential overflowing river and we want to snap back. Each challenge is an opportunity to be on the cross, to allow the Universe to chip away at our ego, to get one step closer to God, and to fully realize why we are here.

 

In Your Quest to Achieve Your Spiritual Goals, Are You Willing to Go Beyond Your Comfort Zones? Are You Willing to Do Whatever it Takes? If Not, What is Stopping You?

  • Brainstorm solutions to overcome your obstacles.
  • How much do you want to achieve your spiritual goals?

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