The nature of the Eternal. It is One; it produces the Many. Indivisible, yet dividing itself. It produces all things impermanent; yet this impermanence is an illusion; for it can never be destroyed. It has no beginning and no end. Infinite and everywhere; it is all things. It is the Source. It is overflowing. It is complete within itself. It came before; and so it will be again. All divine qualities are its nature. Even the anti-divine; evil, hate, greed, ignorance, come from it, as its opposite, but deep down still its nature, for it is all-encompassing. It is all things to all things. The higher qualities; kindness, gentleness, empathy, compassion, come straight from its source. It is not lacking in any way, shape or form. The divine spreads itself out into the material,
The fact is, you will die. We must all come to terms with it. Often, when this happens, we start to really live. Imagine the human lifespan being five years, how much would we soak up every moment? There is a freedom that is realized when you know that nothing lasts. Everything becomes both of utmost importance and inconsequential. Near death experiences can have a profound impact on the human being. Our we fated to die at a certain time? Possibly. Live for each moment knowing it can be your last. Death can be scary, but it doesn’t have to be. Look at it as a sweet release from all burdens. Look at it as nature taking its course. All things fade away, even the stars.
What does it mean to be spiritually awake? First of all, it is a choice; I would say it is an equal choice of both your soul and your conscious decision making. Red pill or Blue pill? To wake up is a double-edged sword. Would you choose to wake up, to see reality as it is, even if it meant seeing the stark truth of life, a possible inconvenient and wholly unsettling truth, or even subject yourself to great suffering? When you wake up you let go. You let go of everything you think you were, for it is just a story, not your real identity. Dark night of the soul perhaps. You start looking at the world through spiritual eyes; you begin to feel things more deeply;