Times of loneliness let you get in touch with your Higher Power

If you surrender to your sadness in times of loneliness and look inward you might find there is a sustaining presence of love and peace deep inside of you.

If you have been through abuse you might find that you are isolated and maybe even unsure whether your capacity for relationship is intact. My situation earlier this year felt hopeless. I felt trapped with no way out and was depressed but after surrendering to my life circumstances and looking inwards, I found that there was something underneath it all that felt alive and sustaining. Perhaps this is the Self, or the Higher Power or maybe even God. I had never been religious before but now I wonder.

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I only found this other worldly feeling of peace through loneliness. I love this poem by Hafiz translated by Daniel Ladinsky which seems to talk about this

 

Absolutely Clear

Don’t surrender your loneliness

So quickly

Let it cut more deep.

 

Let it ferment and season you

As few human

Or even divine ingredients can.

 

Something missing in my heart tonight

Has made my eyes soft

My voice

So tender,

 

My need of God

Absolutely

Clear

 

Have you ever experienced something like this yourself? I would love to hear about it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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