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Our Path to God

When you experience an unsettling feeling, an emptiness inside, a nervousness without cause, a desire for more than the humdrum repetitiveness of daily life, it is time for you to start your spiritual quest, to find your path to God, to find the spiritual enlightenment that your soul craves.

Your soul beckons you to search for the meaning of life. It draws you toward the awareness of your true nature, that you are a spiritual being connected to all, a part of all that exists.

It's time for you to accept life's challenges, to learn how to love yourself and others to the fullest extent, without reservation, without holding back. It's time for you to go with the ebb and flow of life, taking responsibility for your actions, using your free will without interfering with the free will of others. Your true nature is more than the body your soul inhabits, you are part of the life force that is the essence and makeup of all that is.

The Meaning of Life and Finding Our Path to God

The meaning of life is to learn to love yourself and others, to seek truth and your higher purpose in life, not interfering with the free will of others along your path. The goal of life is to become a better person, achieve a loving, whole feeling of being connected to everyone and everything, at peace inside and in tune with our true nature as spiritual beings of God.

The Path to God

The seemingly limitless number of faiths are as individual as we are, but further analysis of sacred books reveals the spiritual nature of all things in existence.

The Golden Rule is a common thread in religious teachings and to have faith that there is a higher meaning to life and a spiritual destination worth working toward. We are all connected and need to learn to live together in peace and harmony.

Let's not allow prejudice to take hold of our heart and evoke harsh feelings towards others who are different from us. Let the truth behind the wise words of the religious texts which promote love, peace and harmony shine through and reach the hearts of those who are in need of their comfort and wisdom.

Let your path be free of frustration toward those who are at a different stage in their spiritual development than you, and free of judgment toward others' chosen paths which may be different than yours. Before you are tempted to judge others, consider the lesson behind this famous fable: The Blind Men and the Elephant and God's ten commandments.

What Is Spiritual Enlightenment and Faith

When you seek a way to open your heart, to love all including yourself, when you feel your connection with others, you have started on your path toward spiritual enlightenment. Faith is believing in a higher order to life, that life is more than a random set of occurrences. It's believing in a power which is the source of all life, that there is a connection between all life forms, an energy that is responsible for life as we know it.

The road to enlightenment begins with a spiritual awakening drawing you to find the higher power which binds all, eventually leading you to your higher purpose. Once you achieve your higher purpose, the road will end in a fulfilled, blissful state of love and inner peace.

How to Find Lasting Happiness

There are many goals that people pursue in the quest for happiness. As with most aspects of life, it's about balance. When you spend too much time on any one thing, you may be missing out on finding true happiness and joy in life.

Examples of a life out of balance, these are the top offenders that some drive themselves hard to achieve, yet fall short in the satisfaction department when all is said and done.

  • Working to obtain power over others is one of the ego-based goals that can bring temporary highs, but in the long run can lead to an insatiable desire for more control and will most likely end in a feeling of emptiness.
  • Fame is another of the ego-based pursuits that can bring temporary highs, but may also lead to a feeling of isolation and loneliness.
  • Constantly devoting the majority of your time to making lots of money in the pursuit of accumulating wealth can also bring temporary highs, but if it's the only goal you are pursuing, it may also lead to a feeling of insatiable desire for more as well as a lack of satisfaction or appreciation for the important things in life such as spending time with friends and family. It's another choice that can lead to loneliness.

On the other hand, if you spend your time wisely, including time for your inner quest for spiritual enlightenment you will learn what true love is and what is most important in life. Once you find enlightenment, many important doorways will open up for you in all aspects of your life, ultimately bringing peace, love and harmony into your heart. Once you discover your higher purpose, you will live a more fulfilling life and will no longer crave those material things which can never satisfy your soul's needs.

Let loving acceptance and truth light the way along your path to inner peace.