When Your Spirit Meets

One night before bed, I was thinking about my loved ones that had passed on over the years, even the little animals I so cherished. I thought about my own death, and how I would feel and react if I saw my loved ones. I knew that of course, I would be filled with joy, and even sadness having missed them. Regret would be there too for the relationships that hadn’t been good when they were alive. I realized that a lot of the emotions I would feel would be negative because sadness, regret, tears, and maybe even tears of joy are negative emotions. We all know that little devil, ego, has a hand in all things negative.

I have finally figured out that the ego is a part of who we are, and it’s what makes us human. it’s impossible to get rid of it, but it is tamable. That being said, I wondered on this meeting with my loved ones what would happen if I met them with my Spirit instead of my ego? I knew that my Spirit would only feel love, acceptance, and peace. There would be no sadness, no regret, no tears, just this warm light that Spirit shines ever so bright. I could sense how wonderful that would feel. Taking this a bit further, what if we did this with those that are alive? Instead of egos meeting, Spirits would meet.

Meeting any circumstance, or fellow being with your Spirit instead of your ego makes your life flow so much more smoothly. You don’t have to enter a situation ready for a fight. You don’t have to feel bad about the past, or fearful of the future. There is only now and all you have to do is feel love, acceptance and peace, and then let your life glide naturally.

How amazing it would be if we could live our lives this way. How freeing and simple. As life on Earth becomes more hectic and we feel stressful, free and simple sounds pretty good to me.

“Let your mind start a journey thru a strange new world. Leave all thoughts of the world you knew before. Let your soul take you where you long to be…Close your eyes let your Spirit start to soar, and you’ll live as you’ve never lived before.”

 ~ Erich Fromm

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12 thoughts on “When Your Spirit Meets

  1. I most definitely think we should live more in the moments–enjoy life

  2. Michele,
    It seems you’re on to something that with further examination and exploration has unlimited potential for creating good in the world.

    • Hi, Jerry:) Yes, this came to me very strong and so I knew that I had to share it somehow. I agree with you that it has unlimited potential for creating good and I hope more people will at least try it.

  3. KM Huber says:

    Indeed, how amazing our lives would be if we would just be present to them. Great post!
    Karen

  4. A beautiful place you describe, Michele — if we all met in spirit.

  5. Cynthia says:

    I heartily agree! When I feel myself getting disturbed, I’ve been making an effort to look at situations taking “me”(the ego) out of the equation. It’s amazing how the perspective changes.

    • I have been doing the same thing, Cynthia, and it really does make a difference when you take ego out of the equation. I find that it just makes it so much easier to deal with any situation I’m facing.

  6. Michelle says:

    A lovely and wise friend of mine used to say that when meeting people, (those you know and those you don’t) you should say in your mind “may the spirit in me meet the spirit in you”. That way on meeting people you stop judging and start accepting. Another great post.

  7. Hi, Michelle 🙂 That’s really beautiful, thanks so much for sharing.

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