Reader comment on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross & David Kessler's passage ...

  • link
    On Jan 25, 2010 Gloria Ives wrote:

     I believe Elizabeth Kubler Ross's words are so powerful her life experiences are valuable tools we've gotten the benefit to learn from. this Love/fear concept is so true. It takes some undoing, of past lessons. How do we then, when we learn to respond from love, when what we realize, is that all we've known is fear-based responses? In the past, I've prayed for the holy spirit to guide my words, yet, I still succumb to self doubt. I guess, If I fully trust in the holy spirit to guide and direct my words, then my words are his not mine, and I shouldn't doubt the words that are spirit led.....

    Any response would be gratefuly recieved ;)


  • link
    On Jul 7, 2013 Elizabeth Z. wrote:

    PLEASE TAKE THIS AS MY OPINION ONLY:  the spirit you are asking for is one that is separate from you.  You want to trust the spirit and let it lead you, but you don't want to lose yourself...THIS IS FEAR.  The biggest fear I've noticed in human beings is the fear of 'loss of self.'  Everyone has a self and nobody knows anything without the filter of the self.  Would you still want to be led by the spirit if it meant losing yourself?  That means you wouldn't have your life's memories, you wouldn't know your friends or your family, you wouldn't even know who you are...but you would be completely led by the spirit.  Are you willing to give up your sense of self in order to be a vessel of the spirit?  You wouldn't even know it once you gave up yourself, because you wouldn't be you anymore.

    NOW, ONCE YOU ARE OKAY WITH GIVING UP YOUR SELF THEN YOU CAN BECOME ONE WITH THE SPIRIT...WHO YOU WILL REALIZE IS NOT ACTUALLY SEPARATE FROM YOU BUT WAS WITHIN YOU ALL ALONG.  NOW THAT YOU'VE DESTROYED THE FEAR OF THE LOSS OF SELF, THE SPIRIT CAN WAKE UP AND BE.


Reply To This Reflection:

Search Awakin Readings

Or search by year or author.

Subscribe to Weekly Email

Every week, we send out a digest with a reading and inspiring stories to our global community of 91,914 people. Subscribe below.

(unsubscribe)

Contact Us

If you'd like to suggest a thought or want to drop us a suggestion, drop us a note.