THE GREAT AWAKENING: Alternative News and other interesting readings for those who want to wake up. If you want to change the world, be the Change. "I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination". Jimmy Dean
“What you most need will be found where you least want to look, but you have to look purposefully. If it chases you, then you’re the prey; if you confront it, you can transcend it.” – Jordan Peterson
There is a lot written about shadow and what it is. The direction is clear. Shadow is something we repress and hide from others, and in most cases, from ourselves. Where does it originate and what can we do to integrate or heal it?
(Collective-Evolution) Deep inside all of us lives a wounded child who is desperate for love, attention, and validation — that child is you, it is your younger self. Even those of us who haven’t experienced severe trauma such as physical or sexual abuse most likely still have wounds that we are unknowingly carrying around with us all the time. Even though our parents might have done the best they could, and perhaps were typically loving and supportive, there could still be scars left on us and stored deep within our subconscious. These scars may lead us to experience the constant need for validation and approval, feelings of unworthiness or not being good enough, fear of abandonment, or perhaps a deep lack of self-love. →
You probably don’t need me to tell you that spirituality isn’t all about feeling positive or uplifted. The enlightenment path requires us to sacrifice things that hold us back and keep us from making progress, and maybe this is where the notion of religious sacrifice was created. Most religious sacrifices throughout history have been unnecessarily violent…Read more