Could it be helpful to have a guru in your life, especially when you yourself have a dark nights the soul to proceed through? I’ve read that people all need some type of help undo all that people have learned. That’s where Intercessory prayer comes in or a Guru with preferably a lineage that shows they have done this sort of sort out the generation of their family. It all has related to the vitality with this individual and the group they travel with in spirit.
I study A Course in Miracles and find that I have cultivated tremendously in combination with the other spiritual books and work I have already been doing. However, I see now that even my guru has some unlearning to do a course in miracles twitter. The Course teaches us never put anyone on a platform and I see now. It has taken me annually and another dark night to see that I’ve put aside me knowing that there is another way to handle my illness. It absolutely was for this reason guru that I postponed pursuing this. I think the lesson maybe that people all have the vitality within us and when my guru speaks like every other in life I must discern the data and go within for the final answer. Whenever I push away that urge I find obstacles in my path. So I’m confused, I view a major change in me with this particular guru but at the same time I get the advice can conflict with my most inner beliefs and am forced to listen. I believed I must listen for here is the lesson: Tune in to the REAL SOURCE- the one WITHIN. Please help me with see what else I may be missing.
Thanks for your heartfelt and sincere email. Role models (such as gurus or teachers or guides) are very helpful stepping stones as the ego is undone. They could be inspirational and very supportive witnesses to the mind’s desire to Wake Up. They can offer very helpful and practical advice, teachings, and examples. Yet accepting the Atonement (Correction) is THE sole responsibility and this is a decision of mind that transcends the concept of personhood. Persons do not become enlightened, for your head that believes itself to be a person is asleep and dreaming of exile from the Oneness of Spirit. Whilst the deceived mind believes in linear time, Awakening will seem to happen in stages. Throughout the seeming “process” of Awakening, symbols are employed by the Holy Spirit as stepping stones that reflect higher or maybe more expansive states of consciousness. A guru can be a symbol of the possibility of Enlightenment, yet the ability of Enlightenment is impersonal, unconditional, and abstract. The last dark night is definitely the temptation to retain an expression of individuality, privacy, autonomy, and uniqueness. All perceived darkness reflects the belief in private minds with private thoughts. Mind is one in forgiveness and One in Truth.
It’s wonderful that you will be simply because the lesson of discernment always rests with the perceiver. Use your feelings as a barometer in this discernment, for how you are feeling is the one right utilization of judgment until it is apparent that any judgment is entirely impossible. Follow the Joy! Follow the Bliss! As you look within and make no attempt to protect or defend the ego, you’ll feel the Love the ego was made to hide. Love simply Is, and once the obstacles to the awareness of Love’s Presence have already been removed only Love remains.
Whenever you think of the concept of guru consider this:
Gee YoU aRe YoU
Here is the gentle reminder: I am as God created Me.
Here is the Power of Now.
Here is the simplicity of Being.
Truth is simple. The ego was the illusion of confusion and complexity.
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