Posted on 21 July, 2021
Many set off on the quest for enlightenment because they have a sense, an inkling, that it is important... but in truth not many pursue it! Why?
Distractions of all sorts: relationships, material possessions, the monkey mind etc.
Lack of discipline
Lack of faith
Lack of commitment
Lack of the right teacher
We are human, born into human bodies and subject to all sorts of distractions on a daily basis. We are full of desires of all sorts, many of which turn into anger when they are not fulfilled.
We are often so busy that our spiritual practices get put to the bottom of the ‘to do’ list, sometimes dropping off altogether.
We have moments of belief in our spiritual quest, particularly when we are gathered with others on the same path, but also many moments of doubt.
We are... more