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Submitted by Seamus Dafydd Dives MacNemi (United States), Oct 17, 2009 at 11:10

I think that when one reaches a certain degree of spiritual maturity certain things become obvious if for no other reason than personal experience in living. Certain perceptions come to ones mind that could not have come without a certain kind of experience in living. Call it what you might but a certain trancendental quality enters into ones life and suddenly the world seems so much bigger and grander than at any time previous. Things that once seemed trivial suddenly take on an importance in the grander scheme of things and one can no longer discount even the minutest of details. A person developes an acute awareness of the harmonies of life and quite naturally begins to move and to breathe in synchronicity with those harmonies. So much so that he or she can no longer think of living outside of that context.

Personally, I can think of no other reason for the thoughts I have or the winds that move me to speak as I do. It's as if I am connected with some sort of greater mind that speaks within my being from beyond the external world of my physical perceptions.

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