Integrative Essay on Spirituality
Spirituality and the Soul
Today I confess: I confess to the fact that I am losing my way to finding and understanding who I am, and who I want to be. I used to think I was on the right track and knew all I needed to know about myself. Now, after a few short months of taking a variety of culturally diverse classes; I am beginning to wonder, just who I am? From the concepts I’ve taken away from these classes, I have come to realize that there is something missing from my life and there is a feeling of weakness and distress causing me to feel sick and scared. I ask myself each day, what am I looking for in order to make myself happy? I constantly wonder, “Which way do I turn?” for this problem is something I am not quite sure of and don’t know how to solve, especially at the present time. Together, the physical and spiritual identities work hand in hand to fulfill one’s self completely.
Just the other night while I was driving, I looked at the moon and noticed how large the orangish-red “waxing crescent” moon was, I thought out loud to my daughter questioning its surreal existence. Wow! I was so intrigued by its size and beauty. Then last night I noticed the moon again, and said, “Look at how huge that moon is.” My husband said, “It has always been that big.” I replied, “No way!” and he continued to say, “Do you think you that you possibly are just looking at things differently now?” This really threw me for a loop because the moon has always been there, but lately my “creative imagination” as Covey calls it on page 60, has lead me to believe the moon reveals a deeper meaning towards the fact that life has more in store for me and those that are in my life currently. I am looking at things differently now and I think I have a lot of questions that need to be answered, yet I am still unsure who can answer them.
This state of being can play out in one...