After my spiritual awakening, I began to experience something strange: an eerie sense that something big was going to happen in the world.
This wasn’t connected to any particular event or news story. But I couldn’t shake it. I’d often wake up in the morning with dread that something major was going to happen and it would affect everyone.
If you’re spiritual, you’ve likely experienced this too. So let’s get to the bottom of it.
The Spiritual Reason This Happens
Everyone is connected to everything, but some people can feel that connection better than others. When that happens, you have access to the collective unconscious and can interpret it with more clarity using your intuition.
Life, things, and even places send psychic messages using the energy they give off in the universe. When a lot of similar energies get together, they bounce off each other and create an echo across time and space.
While you can and do interpret big positive events, you react stronger to the negative echoes that come your way. That’s because you’re motivated by a survival instinct and will consider negative news more serious and urgent.
Note that the energy that is sent out may signal an event that won’t actually happen. That’s because the feeling you usually get that something is about to happen isn’t the event itself, but the psychic anticipation that preceded it. A lot of these events are stopped by predictors before it happens.
Similarly, an event in which there was no anticipatory energy may come as a complete surprise. Nobody was able to predict it and act in preparation.
The reason you feel something big is about to happen most times is that few events occur suddenly and without significant influence from multiple parties.
When this does happen, it was usually the result of a few or singular individuals that didn’t conspire beforehand and sent few energetic waves out into the universe. Think CEOs who are quiet about their plans or assassins who act alone.
The Universe Could Be Waking Us Up
However, we can’t discount the very real possibility that the reason you feel something big is about to happen is that the universe wants you to feel that way.
When the universe was created, there was a divine plan. This was programmed into the natural forces like gravity that attract large bodies in space to each other.
Part of what defines this weird feeling you’re having that something big is about to happen is that you aren’t always alone in that feeling. Part of this feeling isn’t tied to a particular event, but to a general period it seems we’re transitioning into.
Talk to any spiritual person or go on social media and you’ll see countless messages from people sharing their intuition with others. It seems like people are waking up and something major is going to happen.
Because it is.
Your spiritual awakening is just one part of a larger spiritual awakening. And this isn’t just to the spiritual, but not religious crowd. Many spiritual people from many different religions sense that something is on the horizon.
And I think the reason so many people feel this way is due to some major part of the divine plan manifesting into our lives. What’s about to happen will affect us all.
But what is it that’s going to happen?
The Enchantment of Our World
Intuition isn’t strictly necessary to survive. Humans could just use cues from the natural environment. However, we communed with something higher than physical reality and created mystical experiences in spirituality.
So what you’re sensing isn’t going to be about your immediate survival. That’s already taken care of through the biological systems our species evolved.
Instead, the reason you’re sensing that something big is about to happen is that the big part is innately spiritual. It’s above all of us and has cosmic consequences.
We live in a time of science, not spirituality. Many people have left traditional religion because of this, but have found that a life without spirituality lacks meaning and seems mechanical. Some are going back to traditional religion while others are forging a new path that syncretizes and modernizes religious thought. Some call this the Age of Aquarius.
Think of past cultures before writing. The Indo-European pantheons are a great example of this: it appears as if there’s a source religion from thousands of years ago that evolved into the different religions of Hinduism and European Paganism like the Greeks, Norse, and Celts.
Our spiritual experience is now being informed by a new communion: the spiritual awakening that so many people are opening themselves up to instead of just oral or written cultural artifacts.
But spiritual awakening exists without some form of ego death.
Part of what needs to die is the disenchantment of our world. We can no longer look at the physical reality as if it’s not spiritually alive. Yet that’s exactly how we have been taught to think for the last few centuries.
Many people aren’t ready for that. Not everyone accepts the spiritual awakening that’s coming upon humanity. So it feels like spiritual warfare between those who want to wake up the world… and those who to shut up soul energy forever.
What to Do With This Feeling
You can’t control how others react to the greater spiritual awakening happening around us. Some of the people you know are going to accept it in their own way, while others are going to live in darkness as if they were biological machines.
Perhaps the best way to respond is to understand why children of believers often leave their religion. There’s something called Credibility-Enhancing Displays (CREDs) otherwise known as “practicing what you preach.”
Notice how those who leave religion often cite the reason being their hypocritical parents or the people at their church not living out their values? If you don’t act like you believe in what you say you do, the people around you, children especially, will assume it’s not true.
Your job as a spiritual person is to respond to your mystical connection in your daily life. You need to be transformed by your spiritual awakening and manifest it through your actions and how you treat others.
It’s time your spiritual awakening was no longer secret.
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