The Jesuit mystic Pierre Teilhard de Chardin as soon as stated, “We're religious beings having a human expertise.” I do consider this, however would say as a substitute that we're expressions of the Divine having a human expertise. That we've got fallen into the dream of separation was not a Divine error, however a part of the Divine plan, a play through which the Divine may expertise the myriad types of consciousness all of us embody.
Once we use spirituality as a type of escape, as a option to keep away from our ache, struggling, or ardour for all times, then we're misusing one of many biggest instruments we've got. The purpose of awakening is to not run away from life, to retreat from any wound, need, or battle. The purpose of awakening is to see the Divine in all of it. True, it does make life lighter and simpler to circulation by way of while you all of the sudden know that all the pieces is Divine. Nevertheless, having such an consciousness doesn't subtract from the human expertise: if something, it provides to it.