Every so often, I get asked by someone if I would help someone they know who is struggling but adamant they are not open to a spiritual approach. There are those who have been struggling for years, yet unwilling to explore a different way of finding a way out. They seem to think that spirituality is impractical and that they only want “practical” help. They belief that if they ‘go spiritual’ they would ignore their problems and then their problems would escalate – and they would end up losing everything else they have. What they fail to see is that the spiritual approach can be the most effective way of solving problems in the practical world.
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The other day I was co-facilitating a group and found myself feeling tired. My tendency, when tired, is to float along with whatever I am doing, resigned to the fact that my energy is low and that there’s nothing to be done until it is over and I can get to a private place to recharge myself. What that means is that my attention in the interim would be diffused. This time, however, knowing that it was important for me to stay focused and alert, I took steps to change my state right there and then. Within a few minutes, I felt clear and refreshed.