“Enlightenment is not the byproduct of avoiding the darkness in favor of the light. It is the byproduct of taking the light of consciousness and diving deep into the darkness with it. To make the darkness conscious, is to turn the shadow into light.” – Teal Scott
No matter what the words spiritual awakening means to you, waking up to your authentic self inevitably involves some steps that many of us don’t want to take. Leaving behind deep-rooted beliefs, thought processes, and even outdated relationships isn’t remotely easy, but all of us must spend some time in the dark corners of our souls in order to discover our true selves.
Many people avoid confronting their emotions or egos because doing so comes with a great deal of pain and vulnerability, but to reach our full potential and evolve into our highest selves, we must face our demons head-on and release…
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