In the last posting, I talked about how we often get restless during alternative healing work, especially when it’s not very active. You can, with practice, reach an amazing State of Being where you’re connected in to the Divine. In that State, when I can stay in it, I could easily go for hours immersed in joy and bliss. For me, that state of exhilaration feels like “rightness” with the world. So why do I sometimes so easily let myself slip out of such an amazing feeling and get distracted? My take, at least for me, is that I get overcome by fear and at when I first experienced the enormity of the sensations, would freak me out!
When I first began to access this way of being, I was very much aware that I was vibrating at a higher frequency. The first time I experienced this sensation, I had what I call the “electric ants” running up and down my legs. It was as if thousands of creepy, stinging ants were all over my lower half, which obviously wasn’t a very pleasant experience. The only thing I could do was to take hot baths and wait for my body to get used to the higher frequencies. While I’ve had several similar experiences since the first one about two years ago, none was as intense as the first one.
Another experience that I and some of my colleagues have had when becoming close to accessing Divine Love and Light is the sensation that you’re dying. For me, it was as if I stayed in that State, whatever I perceive as “me” would disappear. For one colleague, she described it as feeling like not only would she die, but it would be like she had never existed. Complete annihilation is a scary prospect, indeed, and another reason that I propose that would keep people from wanting to really surrender to Divine Love and Light.
In another blog by Phil Bolsta, entitled “Good Reads“, he has a great take on surrendering to the Divine. He says that “Surrendering is nothing more than a homecoming, a recognition that your will aligns with Divine Will as naturally as a child’s hand fits into its mother’s.” I love that quote, as for me, it signifies that sense of rightness that I feel when I allow myself to access true surrender.
In my next posting, I’ll talk more about how to make it easier on yourself to surrender to the Divine, because intellectually realizing that it’s a good thing is not going to get you very far. If that were all it took, then we’d all easily accept our birthright of connectedness. I thought I would introduce the concept that we are often afraid of being one with the Divine, and how that fear has manifested itself in me, and in a future blog, talk about how I’ve found to get past this fear.
Have you ever experienced times of total and utter bliss, only to slip out of it? Why do you think that you allowed yourself to move out of that State?
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