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The Benefits Of Being Connected To Your Spiritual Side.
One of the greatest gifts of being spiritual is that it aligns your sense of self to something that you may not have ever imagined was within you. Our perception of ourselves as small becomes quite huge and expanded when we realize that we are an interconnected part of this enormous and mysterious universe.
Spiritual people feel there is much more to life than just our gender, race, family, job title, and status in life. We can handle hard times with more peace and acceptance if we adopt a spiritual perspective. Since we believe we are all one and affect one another, a spiritual person would be less likely to want to hurt a person and instead would think of how she/he may bring more light and love to a person and our earth. A spiritual perspective brings us to feel more compassion and empathy for every living being. Spiritual people surrender to the higher force and allow things to flow, because they trust that everything is always unfolding for our highest good.
Spiritual practices such as meditation, prayer, yoga, tai chi, Buddhism, and contemplation develop a person’s inner life and connect you to the knowledge and wisdom that is always available to you. Religion is meant to develop our spiritual nature, to bring us closer to the experience of God, and the experience of something beyond our physical reality.
Spiritual experiences may sometimes include feeling connected to a larger reality, yielding a more comprehensive self awareness.
Spirituality is experienced as a source of inspiration or orientation in life.