I read and re-read many Questions. Thinking about, it springs some new questions, which I will ask separately, they having some specificity.
asked 23 Feb '10, 12:47
Barry Allen ♦♦
showing 1 of 2 show 1 more comments
I think I'm intepreting this differently from Vesuvius, so apologies if I am intepreting wrongly.I think you're asking - if we already have faith and love why would we seek enlightenment? - I think the search for enlightenment comes from a deep yearning within us to 'know' who we are on an experiential level. We may believe in God on an intellectual level and have a lot of love in our life, but if we don't 'feel' that connection to our Source we just feel as though there is something missing - hence that search for enlightenment.
answered 23 Feb '10, 15:46
I would asking: If we have not true faith and love for Creator and His Creation, how and why enlightening. I,m sorry for complicated my ask, I wanted "to sweeten" a few the "we have not".
(24 Feb '10, 15:49) Gleam
Thanks for clarifying - I still think our search for enlightenment comes from that deep yearning within, so even though someone shows no apparent faith or love for their creator, sometimes a trauma can happen in their life to ignite that spark or search for enlightenment - the road to enlightenment is awakening and becoming aware of that faith and love.
(24 Feb '10, 16:43) Michaela
well for me enlightement was done with clean mind and hearth! with no fear of anything and with out believing in annything! i add enuff faith to have no fear! as for love and faith it is part of every one even if people don't manifest it! lets say that god prefer you to be simple and pure! making a show and saying i love every one and i have faith! does not impress him so much! to say something and to be something is 2 different things! and people can't hide that from god!
answered 17 May '11, 06:43
If you are seeing this message then the Inward Quest system has noticed that your web browser is behaving in an unusual way and is now blocking your active participation in this site for security reasons. As a result, among other things, you may find that you are unable to answer any questions or leave any comments. Unusual browser behavior is often caused by add-ons (ad-blocking, privacy etc) that interfere with the operation of our website. If you have installed these kinds of add-ons, we suggest you disable them for this website
Is your question, "Can you be enlightened without faith and love?"
Hi, Vesuvius =) Yes and Not. Yes because I refered to "without faith and love". Not: the faith to who or what? If not for Creator, or God, or Divine, or Supreme Mind, or how you want to name, than for who? for the Quantum Physics? For only the over 6 billions Eartly gods ? The "sky" is empty, like you sustine that it is the darkness? What is then our essence? To be seamingly one to other, multiplied with 6 billions? And loving the lucky randomed chances? Why enlightening? it's fun and modern? For shining by words? To dismiss the fear of 2012? Or, maybe, to touch the Christic consciousness?