Why do children seem to have an close connection to the non-physical world at their young age of 2-5 and than seem to loose it after that? Or is it an psychic gift that doesn't get nourished and so it is stunted and it lays dominant waiting to be discovered again.
Either by things they can see or hear and some times by things they know. But we mark it off as nothing just an child's imagination; it is nothing we say. So since we don't pay any attention to what they are saying the child loose interest of what is happening for no one believes them.
As we get older after 5 years old it as though whatever portal we saw through it closed or we just could no longer see, hear or act upon it anymore for our perception was out of phase and we could no longer perceive it. In other words like it became invisible to us. Still there, but just invisible to most of us.
This is a multilevel answer that all contribute to this loss that we all experience as we grow up.
First is the spiritual part, the story of Adam and Eve tells why if looked upon in a symbolic way. In their innocence was a great connection to God the relationship was solid, this is exactly the same for all children and the same reason Jesus said we must become again as children to reach God.
Adam and Eve were in the garden of Eden the heavenly mind consciousness in heaven, children just arrived not long ago maybe only a few years ago their minds were more use to heaven than this earth plane of existence. Because of this their minds are in that garden of Eden that heavenly mind set, that solid connection with God, the divine and all things spiritual on the other side of existence.
Now for an explanation on the energy of consciousness and how different locations in the body the consciousness in located in different areas of mind and thought I have to turn in the Hindu religion. They called this Kundalini the fiery serpent up as far as can be for children in the tree of life in the crown chakra or energy/consciousness center. So children have their consciousness high way up in this heaven Eden place but adults the consciousness has fallen around the base chakra of sex and survival far away from that connection with the heavenly Eden consciousness and that childhood innocence no much more like the knowledge or good and evil, survival of fittest look out for myself and watch out others don't take what I have! That is more like a hell consciousness level actually, which fits another story as well about a fall from heaven.
So here is where we are we must climb back up the tree of life and become as those innocent children again but how? Mosses did this in the desert he rose up the snake in the desert, he rose his kundalini back up to that God connection. I believe he did so through his constant need and seeking to get closer to God with only God on his mind always he put himself into that attraction and that brought up his consciousness back to that childlike trusting state that let God do incredible miracles through him.
This was all the spiritual now for the mundane
When children see grandma that has been dead for years, many parents stifle that either scared "Stop it there is nothing there! Grandma isn't here anymore." or confused "No sweetie grandma went away, I'm sorry." If they show abilities that gets stifled too, like mind reading, causing things to happen, anything out of the ordinary and who wants a child that is different? That child gets picked on in school and by other children! Then growing up as I pointed out the mind switches to the opposite sex and spiritual stuff flies out the window for I wonder how to get Susie to notice me!
So there are some factors, there may be others as well no doubt.
answered 21 Nov '09, 23:15
Interestingly, psychology tells us that a person's basic personality is solidified at about the age of 5.
Our entire modern world is set up to school people in the science of being followers. We sit at desks for most of our young life, learning things that hopefully will help us when we are adults. We learn how to stand in lines and keep schedules. Which is not to say that those things are not important; they are. But schools do not help us with spiritual matters. They can't, at least not in the United States. Such efforts would be branded as a violation of the separation between church and state.
When we learn the things we are supposed to know as adults, we are being taught things that are distinctly "left-brain." Things like reading, writing, and arithmetic; things that require logical analysis and logical thinking. When we go out into the working world, we use primarily analytical capabilities unless we are in a creative profession. This puts us at odds with spiritual matters, which are primarily creative in nature.
Those of us that become very good at our profession understand that the creativity that flows from our minds is what makes us highly productive. Therefore we seek out those techniques and conditions that facilitate this creativity. Yet we still rely primarily on the manipulation of visible symbols and physical things to get our work done.
In short, we no longer have a palpable spiritual connection because we have forgotten how to connect.
Which is not to say that we are not spiritually connected. We are always connected to source energy. It's how we accomplish. But sometimes that connection can get "dirty," because we focus on things that are not spiritually affirming.
answered 21 Nov '09, 22:26
Unfortunately after the age of five we let our environment,and the people in it, influence us to an extent that they get to determine where we go and what we do in life. As young children we are totally dependent on our parents, as we grow through each stage of life we learn to become independent. However depending on how conscious the adults in our life are, we sometimes can get stuck in a certain stage of development because we have been traumatized in some way and cannot move on to the next stage. As little kids we are naturally open and trusting to all that is and only when this trust has been violated in some way, either by a traumatic event or continual degrading (because the adults in our life don't know any better), do we close ourselves off and feel we have lost that connection to the Whole and are here battling it alone.
answered 21 Nov '09, 22:32
Young children are still connected more spiritually to their Home.. that is why they have 'invisible' friends and see things others do not see. They are not fully disconnected from what came before.
answered 03 Mar '10, 04:03
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The first six years of a child's life, their brain waves are lower and more receptive to learning and downloading information from their environment. Part of their environment is unseen with our eyes, unheard with our ears, unidentified with our awareness, but still there. Children are still connected to all that is, where they recently came from. The higher our brain wave frequency, the less connected we would become.
answered 18 Jul '11, 13:26
young children live in an almost entirely emotional world and their logical possibilities
are not yet fully developed . they spend a lot of time happily playing imaginary games ...
this is what being spiritually connected is all about .
our physical bodies need oxygen , proteins , vitamins etc . our spiritual bodies thrive on
thoughts , ideas , emotions , dreams , imagination ...
answered 18 Jul '11, 14:08
My memory of my early years goes back further than most people. I can only share what I remember from that time as evidence that young children are, indeed, closely connected to the "heaven" from which they came...
When I was very small, I left my body at will and flew around, going through walls and ceilings, and thoroughly enjoying myself. I did this just before I awoke in the morning, and I distinctly remember when the angels told me that I was getting too old for such "flights"...I remember feeling very upset, and as much as I tried, could not leave my body after that point.
I then turned to "Playing church", and quickly grasped reading music at about age six...I used a Lutheran Hymnal as my "Ministerial Liturgy" and sang from it every Sunday we did not attend church. There was no time when God did not exist for me...I remember my concept of Jesus was very strong and personal. I had no doubts at all about spiritual matters, and angels were a regular part of my life.
I do not think that I was anything special at all...I just think that I hung onto something that most children disregard at a younger age than I did.
Blessings, (and now you know why I say this...),Jai
answered 18 Jul '11, 14:58
well they have just arrive in this world. so they did not get programmed yet to be like every one else and to believe in what every one else believes and to fit in society. and have people tell them stop telling lie or its is all in your mind it does not exist. so they experiance and enjoy.
answered 18 Jul '11, 23:26
maybe because they ARE,they see nature around them as it is,
answered 18 Jul '11, 23:37
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