Sometimes it appears as though the “new age” or “spiritual” movement has created many more boxes, labels and limits. Often times we see another set of beliefs created with these new movements and to be clear, this is a very big trap many of us end up falling into.
At times the “fluffy” side of spirituality can create beliefs that don’t allow us to not face what’s inside. We may run from our inner darkness and to not face it. It can suggest that everything must be happy and bright all the time, no exceptions. It has created ideals that are not concrete, that make things seem like something they are not, but they are so often said. It is not so much that these are bad, but that they have become another belief that is followed blindly. Phrases or knowledge we repeat but don’t act on.
We can get caught up in these new empowering beliefs as it runs to the ego and creates a new identity even more slippery than the one prior. The ego hides itself very easily in this new identity because we begin to think we are beyond it and it does not exist within us any longer. Not always, but sometimes we begin to pass off our judgment as “observation,” we look for the ego in everyone and point it out whenever we can. We try to find answers and reasons for everything we hear or see because we are now in search again. We are not happy with just being, we still must find out more, to show that our new spiritual beliefs are something powerful and it begins to take power over us.
We don’t want to admit it, but we begin to think and feel like we are above others. We pass this off with words but deep down we don’t completely mean them. We are, at our deepest state, still afraid to completely face ourselves, to completely give up our entire identity. It is what we are running from when we get too caught up in our new “beliefs.”
Everything is not ALWAYS easy, bright and happy, and it isn’t supposed to be. Earth is a place to experience duality, darkness and density. It is ok to feel emotions and to let them play out. It is only when we become attached to that or allow them to charge our experience do we then let them control us. But aside from that, it is OK to feel upset, to feel mad or angry. It is OK to have “down” moments, it is in these “dark” moments that we can often do what we came here to do, awaken. They are there to learn from them and then help ourselves attain peace moving forward.
Until the world here has changed quite a bit, we won’t always have “perfect” days in the way we understand the word “perfect.” We are still of this system in some ways and the collective still has an effect on all of us. FEEL your emotions, but understand where they come from and why they are there, if it doesn’t present right away, ITS OK. Keep digging within to find out why you react or are feeling the way you are.
This may not have been as empowering as some messages may have been, but it’s something we must all see and realize. I can only share what I feel, see and experience myself first hand, and that is what I am doing now. We have an ego and a dark side to us, don’t run form it, love it, thank it, and face it. Without it, we would not awaken or experience the things we have experience in our souls evolution.