December 1, 2022

Spirituality: Romantic Entry

There is this romantically naive notion that spirituality or the Great work has nothing to do with our personal lives (job, intimacy, money, education, physical health, emotional needs, etc.).

While being naive or immature is perfectly fine, a serious aspirant should be careful not to ignore personal aspects of existence.

We have a term for that kind of ignorance:

Spiritual bypassing.

New-age people and occult fans usually fall into these (ego) traps and trips:

More info on the subject:

Spiritual Bypassing: When Spirituality Disconnects Us from What Really Matters
by Robert Augustus Masters