Articles - Spirituality
Are Spirituality and
Enlightenment the same thing? No! Enlightenment is an understanding
or a realization of a truth in a given situation, and Spirituality
is one such situation.
To be 'Spiritually
Enlightened', is to know the 'Truth' in all concepts of Spirituality
- life, death, God, Heaven, Hell etc.
How do we realize a
'truth', furthermore, how do we know that we have realized such
I'm sure that there
have been many situations in our lives when we suddenly understand
something and a tiny light bulb flicks on in our mind, and we think
- "I've got it!" We have thus been enlightened in that
area of thought. Throughout our lives, we will experience many light
bulbs flicking on in our mind and slowly, but surely, we soon shine
bright with knowledge and understanding.
And so, each time we
realize a 'Spiritual Truth', a tiny light bulb flicks on in our
mind, and we become more and more enlightened - a word of caution
though! 'Spiritual Truths' are not your everyday circumstance, they
are profound and unbelieving because they run against all that we
have been conditioned to believe. They can leave us shocked, stupefied
and quite often, horror-stricken. We may cry uncontrollably as the
veil of illusion is ripped from our heart and mind, and our Soul
maybe left naked and vulnerable against this backdrop of raw truth!
At the same time, though,
we may feel a magnificent freedom, as if a heavy weight has been
lifted from our weary shoulders and our very Being may shine a rich
gold of true bliss, of true joy! It is said that each time someone
realizes a 'spiritual truth', the angels in Heaven dance and cheer
The path to Spiritual
Enlightenment is a hard, uphill climb and only those who have a
deep desire and tremendous commitment, will begin this journey and
not falter. If this is you, and you are at a loss of where to begin,
then I would like to invite you to visit my web site - www.myspiritualuniverse.com
- where I have prepared a selection of blogs for the novice Spiritual
Traveler. These blogs refer to the spiritual eBooks that I have
spent the past 25 years studying, resulting in my own self-realization.
These eBooks are available on my web site, and are free to download.
I wish you every joy
as your own truth unfolds, and I hope to meet you soon!
Peace and Light