January 6, 2013
So I notice how this blog has (temporarily) gotten more into my personal life. I am hesitant about writing about this stuff, but am doing it to honor the journey as I think it’s going to somehow relate to maybe something new I teach. Once we get on the spiritual path – and then the journey of being a teacher, healer, leader…. every experience we have in our personal life, effects our professional life.
So with that said, I want to share something that has been in my mind and something that has come up again, today.
Classifications of people.
When I was first getting into spirituality, I was in that class – “spiritual”
I read books and went to classes. Nothing major, I don’t think… although not sure I remember all the details now. Well, I did go to a week long training of healing, but still I was a newbie.
I called myself spiritual.
But I was still very much in the mainstream.
Now that I am on the other end of “spiritual” – as in very, very spiritual I see things different.
I classify people. Maybe this is bad, being judgmental, but I look at it as more of an assessment. Maybe?
Now I see people like this. A scale / a spectrum.
MAINSTREAM —-> Spiritual (intro) —-> more spiritual (vegan/vegetarian/juicer/meditator) —> more spiritual (medium/teacher/healer/working in the field as a profession) —> more spiritual, living the lifestyle / doing what you preach / —> healed / enlightened (walking your talk, awareness, enlightened)
I don’t have labels for this spectrum, but I see this now. I notice it when I meet people and when I talk with them. Nowadays when I got out into the world to make friends, and by this I mean not acquaintances but a friend who is knows my inner workings, a close friend, “best friend” – I would want them to be on that latter end of the spectrum. Someone who inspires me to be better. To be more enlightened. Someone who if I had an issue to share that I know I would get an enlightened response.
So I don’t have a conclusion to share with this post, I just wanted to share my thoughts with this topic. I seem to be noticing myself editing myself more than ever these days. I am viewing that as “bad” right now, but I again see this as being discerning. Knowing who can understand deeper stuff, who I can go into deeper stuff with, and who wouldn’t get it.
I’m in my growth / healing “confusion” head right now, I think it’s best if I just get off the computer, meditate, pray, journal Will write more on this I’m sure 🙂