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18 It’s a jungle in there: Hacking our way around a spiritual path
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About: The spiral nature of a spiritual path

On a spiritual path, we’re a trailblazer working our way through an unexplored jungle.
On a spiritual path, we’re a trailblazer working our way through an unexplored jungle.

In our psyche, we are constantly building forms by way of our behaviors and actions, our thoughts and feelings. So in every typical human soul, there will be a jungle. That doesn’t mean we’re bad people. It merely means we’re full of confusion, error and lack of awareness. This jungle analogy isn’t just an analogy. These forms do, in fact, exist in our psyche. And when we set off on our spiritual path, we will need to find our way through such difficulties. If we don’t understand what’s going on, this can be very discouraging. Here’s what’s happening.

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