We grow up in a society that places a great emphasis on ambition and accomplishment. We're told to go out and make something of ourselves, to strive for success, to accomplish something great, to leave behind some legacy. Many people grow up carrying upon them the expectations of their parents, of the society, their whole … Continue reading Spiritual Awakening – Feeling Lost, Aimless, Without a Clear Sense of Direction.
Much of my early spiritual studies centered on persons who had lived a life of extreme renunciation. I was quite drawn to that way of life myself and even felt that perhaps I had lived as a wandering ascetic in a previous incarnation. Whether or not this was true my present incarnation put me in … Continue reading 6 Things I Learned from Being Homeless