Perspectives on Spirituality and Truth
Spiritual awakening begins from wisdom. With wisdom comes understanding [1Cor14:20]. Wisdom comes with age, at least for some. Others choose to remain immature children [1Cor 13:11]. Those who dare to go forth, grapple with, and engage the mysteries of creation and divine intentions, will discover a spiritual awakening as they mature towards a fuller understanding when living in truth and spirituality [Eph 4:13].
The expansion of consciousness involved grounding in realistic truths. Of the perennial persistence of good and evil; of the very human tendency to act in greed and selfishness instead of love, compassion, and grace; of the very unequal power balance between those with abundance and those who hungered for a small share of that abundance; of the hypocrisy of religious leaders in promoting their own interests of wealth, power and influence instead of lifting up and enhancing the lives of their followers; of the blatant exploitation by huge corporate powers to monetise the valuable labour surplus of the poor and vulnerable; of international institutions like the United Nations and international trading blocs who legitimise increasing poverty and ignore the self-evident plights of refugees from wars, child soldiers, victims of children and women trafficking, subjugation and dehumanisation of women in the name of culture, tradition, and religions.
The greatest truth of realism is that good only triumphs over evil in movies and story books; never and only occasionally, in real life.
I cannot remember exactly when my spiritual awakening journey actually began. I first wrote about it around my birthday in 2004, a few years after the darkness from the passing of my beloved wife Rosie of 14 years in 1999. Marrying the wonderfully beautiful Pingping in 2012 began a new celestial galactic cycle according to the ancient Mayan calendar, as eternity continues to unfold and expand my consciousness by revealing new truths.
For a vast majority of Christian believers, the “abundant” life promised in [John 10:10] is characterised by poverty, want, pain and disappointments. They are lulled and deluded by their priests and pastors, often using human psychological sciences and the science of economics, to…