The First Spiritual Teacher for Most People and Going Beyond

The first spiritual teacher for many, many people is not a person. The first spiritual teacher–and often an ongoing and subsequent teacher for years–is pain and suffering.It's pain and suffering that teaches most people that something is wrong. It's pain and suffering that drives a person to find the truth and to find freedom from the discomfort.Without this motivation, few people do anything with the spiritual path. Most people are happy on the cruise ship while things are working. Few people give God a second-thought. Sure. Some do, and there are some who are simply so passionately called to the Divine that they are willing to shake up their lives and dive… [Read Entire Story]