What is Spirituality?

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This topic freaks people out. When you bring it up they think you’re a born again Christian or are trying to sell them religion.
Do you think you’re spiritual? Well you are. Your spirituality is Whatever you believe. It is yours and yours alone. Whether you believe in God/Source/Higher Consciousness or not is your belief; your spirituality. Religion can be strict, full of rules and is typically written down. It’s like goal posts on a playing field. You aim for going just between those goal posts and no where else. Don’t look up in the stands, don’t be curious. Just aim for those goal posts.

I was never one to follow the rules. I also had issues with what I heard in Church. That doesn’t mean I don’t believe, far from it, but I needed room to go outside of the goal posts. Way outside.
When you’re thinking of All that is possible, of every conceivable ‘reality’, look at pictures like this – or at least keep them in mind.
Click on each one, enlarge it. Really look at it. Every single pin-point of light is a star. With planets. Every single one.
Are we the only life forms that could possibly exist in the universe? Hmmm.

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Think of every single ‘coincidence’ you’ve experienced. Ever. I don’t believe in coincidence myself.

We only use 10-15% of our brain. Everyone accepts this. Yet many people still believe it’s just coincidence that…when they reach out to a friend that friend says “Hey, I was just thinking about you!”, when they turn on the radio and the song in their head is the one playing on the radio, when they get a feeling to take a different route or get off the highway then find out that change saved them from a bad or lethal accident. Babies who have no attention span can be enraptured by a blank space on the wall. Animals too. Any chance the other 85-90% is at play here? Hmmm.

Things that make you go hmmm.

To me religion paints the world in black in white. I believe the reality is an amazing palette of colours. I think our minds can’t even comprehend most of what is ‘real’. Watch this 4D Tesseract. As your brain tries to figure out what it’s seeing the darn thing moves and your brain gets confused again.

I linked a video about the double slit experiment in a previous post. It, and many other great ideas, get mentioned in this awesome video by Joe Rogan:

Spirituality is questioning, questioning, questioning. And throwing out the rule book. And realizing that we likely can’t conceive of most of what even…IS…until we Completely open our minds. Stop judging ideas, who’s to say the weirdest ideas anyone has about existence aren’t Bang On? Even if they contradict?

Oh, and don’t be judging reality by what your eyes see. Or your 5 senses really: we can’t see UV light or hear dog whistles. And these pictures are Not moving ;-)

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Things that make you go hmmm. :-D

Seeing is Believing… But It Shouldn’t Be

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I was on the subway one day, reading one of my ‘new age’ books and after a bit this young guy left his seat and sat beside me. He mentioned he’d started reading ‘Flow’ and asked what my book was about, assuming it was of a similar topic. I was in fact reading an Esther Hicks book and when I started explaining it to him he quickly excused himself and moved away from me as if I were discussing Witchcraft.

I feel humans have a very skewed view on many things; why This is believable but why That isn’t. An individual’s life view seems to be highly motivated by their upbringing or culture. To truly Think for ourselves may require something to happen (near death experience, life threatening event, loss) or we just reach the point where we finally start asking ‘Why?’ and realizing there must be more to life than what we SEE, than what we’re TAUGHT.

I don’t argue with people or try to change their minds – change of view/perception needs to be a personal decision for it to stick – but I might just give some food for thought. My mind was closed for a Very long time (’til my mid-30’s) but the things that were said to me before this Did stay in the recesses of my mind, to be drawn upon later when I Did have an open mind.

People will believe in ultraviolet rays and electricity (which their eyes can’t see) but won’t believe in anything spiritual, or have selective beliefs. Spiritual/religious beliefs for many aren’t even their own choice, but rather a belief that was handed down to them.  Science proves that UV rays and electricity exist. Well science ALSO proves that the body loses weight the instant we die, which many equate to the soul leaving the body. Quantum Physics states that there are about 10 dimensions. It’s commonly accepted knowledge that we only use 10-20% of our brain. Then what the heck can that other 80-90% do?! Why believe Some of what science says/proves but not the rest? That’s not logical, that’s belief.

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The double slit experiment http://doubleslitexperiment.com/ proved that matter behaves differently When It Is Being Observed than when not (as well as a host of other experiments, but this particular one really shocked scientists). Quantum physics has proven that particles pop into and out of existence. Yes, existence. Literally.

Whichever the case, the world we Actually live in is FAR more vast, different, and just more freaking awesome than we realize. Science has already proven that what we see is NOT always what we should believe. And science is Always changing! Brave new world, here we come!!

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It’s Not a Dream

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We all have dream jobs, dream homes, dream partners, dream…….

Using the word ‘dream’ makes it sound unattainable right from the start. Let’s all do ourselves a favour and use the word GOAL instead.
Let’s keep the dreaming for sleep time. During the day we’re attaining Goals!! :-)

All of my research to date has shown me one thing; that the biggest hurdles, the biggest obstacles to reaching our goals – every single one of them – is our thinking! That tiniest bit of self-doubt or hesitancy is what’s doing us in. You must Believe!!
Look at what belief can do; entire civilizations live around religious beliefs, no matter how uncomfortable the living conditions those beliefs bring. They fast for an entire month (during the day), they wear black clothing that covers their entire bodies although they live in VERY hot climates. They wait until marriage to have sex, and even decide to not marry who they love but who their family chooses for them. Billions of people do these things even though the only proof backing up their belief is a single book.

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Belief is All It Takes to do WHATEVER you want to do. To have WHATEVER you want to have. If you truly believe you can have, do or be something then NOTHING can stop you. Notice the ‘truly’. Your belief must be absolute. 100%.

But don’t forget…

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You still have to put work into it! Nothing is free in this universe. (Maybe another one but not this one, sorry!) But even just getting by takes energy. Going to a job you hate or working with people you don’t like, 5 days a week, that takes energy! Why not put some of that energy towards fulfilling your goals? (AKA Making Your Dreams Come True)

Guess what? People are making their dreams come true Every Single Day! That’s right, every single freaking day :-D What’s the difference between you and them? Nothing! Except some energy expenditure in the right direction. It doesn’t have to happen all at once, you can take it slow  as long as you’re continually working towards your goals/dreams. If it’s education you want you can attend night school or go the online route. Don’t have the $ one semester? That’s fine, skip it, as long as you do What you can When you can. Want to run your own business? You can do as many do, do it part time while still at your day job. Many use funds from their current job to help start their own business. Remaining at your job also gives you security while you’re waiting for your own business to start picking up. Find people who are already doing what you want to do and get advice from them. If you get along they may even become your mentor. Most people will be more than happy to answer your questions and to share their insight.

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Success isn’t going to come to you, you have to go to it! (If you’re not a success already then there’s your proof!) It’s like the girl across the room at the school dance just Waiting for you to go over and ask her to dance. You could either assume incorrectly she wouldn’t want to dance with you or you can go over there and ask her! Success wants you to ask it to dance :-D

P.S. NEVER assume. That’s my mantra and it has always worked for me. The few times I have assumed I’ve been wrong. It’s like not trusting your intuition/gut feeling. You realize afterwards (every time) that you should have listened to it.