Everyone has a program or special technique/theory, that they insist will enable them, with spiritual power, to successfully achieve their fondest dreams and goals.
Do they all work...? Do any of them work...? Which one works best...? Is there ONE way to achieve all that we want and need in life that really works...? If so, can you offer any proof of that method's success?
I can't offer you any help this time...
asked 10 Jan '11, 16:21
Spiritual growth is difficult because surrender is difficult for most people. The ego doesn't want to let go.
answered 10 Jan '11, 18:27
It is difficult as long as the individual believes that there is a destination.
Remember, the idea is growth.
In a system of duality the pendulum cannot stay suspended at one end of its swing.
It can however, come to a near rest by being equally aware of the existence and consequence of both sides of the swing.
This would be the natural consequence of the "growth" in question.
But swing, it must, for without it there is no expansion or existence.
answered 10 Jan '11, 17:32
We make it difficult because part of our being is unwilling to let go of old conditioning even though it may not be serving us anymore - there is an element of comfort in what's familiar.
*I don't think that there is "ONE" way to achieve all that we want or that there's "ONE" spiritual program that works for everyone.
We're all individual parts of the same Oneness and because of that idividuality what works for each of us will be different, because although our journeys may be similar, they are all unique. So, it is up to each one of us to discern what works for us. What resonates with each of us may be different - none right or wrong,only what is needed at the moment.
Because we are always growing and expanding, different things will work at different times along the journey.
As for offering proof, I think "being the change" that Gandhi so rightly referred to is the only proof needed.
answered 10 Jan '11, 18:54
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