It’s frustrating, isn’t it?
Here you are, trying to build a meaningful and fulfilling life for yourself. But it seems like you’re forever caught up in the overwhelming minutiae of daily existence.
You want to start your mornings with some quiet reflection, but the dog needs to be let out, the kids need their lunches packed, and you can’t forget to stop for gas on the way to work.
You’d love to make time for reading inspirational books, but you’re perpetually behind on your e-mail.
You would definitely go out and connect with your spiritual community more (or maybe just findone) if it weren’t for the other relationships you’ve been neglecting. Not to mention the workouts you’ve been missing. And the laundry that’s piling up. And the roof that needs re-shingling. Oh, and you really should call your parents back …
In short, you’d like to make more room in your life for practical spirituality, but there are just so many demands on your time and energy.
But here’s the truth …
It’s not time-consuming to be spiritual
You can practice it, of course, but at its heart the spiritual life isn’t about ticking off a mandated list of to-do items. It’s about maintaining an awareness—while fully immersed in the outer life—of the subtler inner life.
Spirituality is about valuing and deeply connecting with whatever you hold sacred in yourself, other beings, and the vast, rich world you are a part of.
And here’s another truth …
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