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Originally posted by youthsavior
Being awake / enlightened, spiritual or not, is when you realize you are not the only one/ thing in the universe. It's when you accept the fact that there are things greater that what we see and have on this planet. It's when you understand that anything is possible. Being open to all these possibilities is being awake / enlightened.
I ask this of my open minded ats friends...could someone please explain what waking up is. Is it becoming aware of the fact that there is more to this world and to this life than we are lead to believe or is it more than that...
and what is being spiritually enlightened? and how is it any different from being awake, or (spiritually) aware? dose that even make sense?.
It's a term used by people to make them feel superior to others, who they call 'asleep'[
Originally posted by Angelicdefender2012
reply to post by doubledutch
The higher the vibration the more enlightenment you are. You are slower to "react" negatirvely to situations, you become more compassionate about all things in life from a kinder more balanced perspective. You have an overall change of attitude.
Originally posted by doubledutch
and is being awake just being more aware or is being awake being enlightened
and what is being spiritually enlightened? and how is it any different from being awake, or (spiritually) aware?
edit on 8-2-2011 by doubledutch because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by subject x
Originally posted by Griffo
It's a term used by people to make them feel superior to others, who they call 'asleep'[edit on 8/2/2011 by Griffo because: (no reason given)
I pretty much agree with this. People like to think they know a great secret that the masses don't.
I notice that many who claim to be "enlightened" are quick to claim that those who disagree are "closed minded" rather than confront the fact that they're just normal, average people.