I can't seem to keep myself close to the Holy Spirit as often as I like, I'm alone, all most all of the time, I raise my children myself, I've tried to get involved in a church or with Christian friends, or spiritual people, but I frequently find myself back where I started, I have no car, and there are no close by spiritual churches, how can I keep encouraged in the spirit when I constantly find myself being battled?
What you put out is what you get back, so while your holding this judgment over your current situation you stand in the way of change.
Let go and put your faith and trust in the "Holy Spirit". Realise that this greater power knows better than you how to bring about positive change in your life. Let go of how you think your life should be for a while and have some fun. Be easy on yourself. Focus on things that feel good to you. You might be pleasantly surprised :)
My dear, the Holy Spirit is not something that is far away from you. It is within you and without you. Holy Spirit is the Spirit of God. Then dear it should be that the Spirit of God is in his Creation.Though the world seems to be filled with evil and blindness, they are all under the divine will led to a certain destiny. God sent his Son to die in the hands of the same evil and blind people you speak of, do you think he did it out of Hate towards them? NO! he did it out of Love! - So never give up on the world because it seems to be filled with evil - Give your love to it- Work with the evil - Show them the way - Show them the truth - Show them the Light.
You are a very strong mother, and your children are lucky to have you. You are far better than those people who go to the Church daily for their hypocrisy. God can hear your prayers because he listens to your heart and in your heart you can find God always, not in the Church. Man created the Church, God created your heart.
answered 17 Jan '13, 13:42
Learning the teaching of abraham [through Esther Hicks ]have taught me how to have a closer relationship with myself, so then it's easier for me to get connected to the holy spirit. I firmly believe she is speaking from good and not evil in any sense of the word. She may have her own beliefs, however the ideas she gives help so much. Bashar also help so much, and again I don't need to worry about the where it comes from since it is good and not evil.
answered 18 Jan '13, 04:26
I would recommend the book "The Power of Your Spirit" by Sonia Choquette. If you can get it in audio, she is really great to listen to, and I think it will help you out. All of her books are good, but I think that this one, as well as "Traveling at the Speed of Love" might be what you are looking for.
answered 17 Jan '13, 08:51
Hi Laura Monroe,
Here are some useful links and suggestions (in response to another question) to get you started:
If you have any more specific questions, fire away, and I'll see if I can help.
Best of luck!
answered 17 Jan '13, 19:33
I would immediately stop TRYING to gain any closeness to the Holy Spirit. Ask yourself this question " do you consciously try to gain a sense of closenesss to your arms and legs ? "
No of course not. Your ONE with the Father. ONE ONE ONE. No separation.
Any separation exists in your own mind...nowhere else.
So theres the first bit of real encouragement, the struggle to stay close to God is over.
Now for the physical issues in your life. Your consciousness needs to change. Your question and the short paragraph after it show me that your very conscious of being in a bad place at the moment.
When your conscious of happiness, wealth and friendship these things will automatically come into this life experience. They MUST do.
So how to change your consciousness? Ive no quick answer to that one, and no SINGLE answer.
Why not hang around this site and pick up the MANY pointers available here.
Its anonymous and free.
answered 18 Jan '13, 03:52
simple you are looking at the wrong place for what you seek. you are searching outside in this world for what you should be looking for inside. the flesh is flesh but the spirit is spirit.why are you on the wide gate you should use the narrow gate. get to know your self.
"Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. http://bible.cc/matthew/7-13.htm
Jesus said, "If those who lead you say to you, 'See, the kingdom is in the sky,' then the birds of the sky will precede you. If they say to you, 'It is in the sea,' then the fish will precede you. Rather, the kingdom is inside of you, and it is outside of you. When you come to know yourselves, then you will become known, and you will realize that it is you who are the sons of the living father. But if you will not know yourselves, you dwell in poverty and it is you who are that poverty." http://gnosis.org/naghamm/gthlamb.html
Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is--his good, pleasing and perfect will.
meditate,know your self, make the 2 become one,born of water and spirit.
so let there be light,Be the light that you can be, experience and enjoy.
Hmm, there are many good answers here. So I won't take much time. One thing to know for sure is that what you dwell on is what you become full of. It will color your life in ways that you couldn't imagine. So to help, one of my favorites is Christie Marie Sheldon and her Heart Space meditation. Take 5 minutes and just sit quietly and let her guide you gently into the awareness of the Love in your heart. Blessings. http://www.unlimitedabundance.com/open-heart-meditation
answered 18 Jan '13, 12:48
answered 17 Jan '13, 06:53
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