there is no shortcut out of an ego death. there is no shortcut out of a dark night of the soul. there is no stopping a spiritual awakening. the only way out is through, so stop resisting.
© Healing Elaine®, 2016
most of the people I see via Healing Elaine® are in the middle of an ego death, a dark night of the soul, or a spiritual awakening.
depending on the person, each process and aspect of each process will move “quickly” or “slowly”, and time is most certainly an illusion during these phases – so it might as well be irrelevant to discuss time. everyone wants to know “how long”?, “how much longer do I have to go through this”? my answer is always the same: how much longer do you want to keep resisting?
until we surrender to the throes of something we don’t understand, haven’t experienced before and cannot control, we will remain in a painful state. which is the whole point of visiting that state in the first place! we were brought there to surrender. but this is not something that humans typically do well. we are raised in a culture of control, and now more than ever a culture of instant satisfaction; instant knowing. instant controlling. this is not how the internal human experience is designed, though…