Dark Night of the Soul

Dark Night of the Soul

What is Dark Night of the Soul? (7)

What is Dark Night of the Soul? (7)

In essence, a dark night kidnaps us from the false security of our beliefs, traditions, and faith and carries us into a mercurial space in which we cannot find our identity, purpose, or meaning.

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How Do You Feel After Dark Night of the Soul? (6)

How Do You Feel After Dark Night of the Soul? (6)

By definition, visionary people imagine utopia, a word that means both ‘no-place’ and ‘good-place.’ It is an imagined state of the world in which people are free of their struggle, where at least the basic insecurities and inequalities have been dealt with. But oddly,...

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What is Dark Night of the Soul? (6)

What is Dark Night of the Soul? (6)

A dark night of the soul is a kind of initiation, taking you from one phase of life into another. You may have several dark nights in the course of your life because you are always becoming more of a person and entering life more fully. At least, that is the hope. One...

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Feeling Afterward? (3)

Feeling Afterward? (3)

It’s as if you are given a new lease on life. You stop blaming other people and begin to look within for answers. You learn forgiveness and gratitude.

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How to get through? (3)

How to get through? (3)

Once you realize you are in a Dark Night, you will realize nothing is wrong with you and you can start to step out of the way and let this spiritual detox work through and for you.

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What is the purpose? (3)

What is the purpose? (3)

We see what we are really made of, in all our human misery, emptiness, and insufficiency, in order to be prepared to then see the awesome grandeur and mercy of God.

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What is it? (3)

What is it? (3)

A period of spiritual desolation in which all sense of consolation is removed.   “Into this dark night, souls begin to enter when God draws them forth from the state of beginners – which is the state of those that meditate on the spiritual road – and begins to set...

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Feeling Afterward? (2)

Feeling Afterward? (2)

They awaken into something deeper. A deeper sense of purpose or connectedness with a greater life that is not dependent on explanations or anything conceptual. It’s a kind of re-birth.

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What is the Purpose? (2)

What is the Purpose? (2)

The reason we find ourselves in a Dark Night is because we are learning trust, acceptance, love, and surrender. This is our true nature, and the ego knows this and puts up a fight.

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How Does It Feel? (2)

How Does It Feel? (2)

All will generally pass through a dreaded black vortex, an abyss, or many such passages, to be born again from the ground up.

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What is it? (2)

What is it? (2)

If we are able to make it through this dark time, and shed that which has weighed us down, then we will open up once again, and even wider than before.

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Feeling Afterwards? (1)

Feeling Afterwards? (1)

Truly awakening as conscious-being through the portal of the broken-heart makes one more in touch with his humanity – his divine humanity – and all his parts come back to be embraced and known as ‘non-other.’

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How to Get Through?  (1)

How to Get Through? (1)

Keep your sense of worth and power. Keep your vision intact. Let your darkness speak and give its tone to your bearing and expression.

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What is the Purpose? (1)

What is the Purpose? (1)

Every day, you are being guided in the right direction towards fulfilling your life’s purpose and that guidance includes experiencing the ‘Dark Night of the Soul.’

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How Does It Feel? (1)

How Does It Feel? (1)

You feel as if you are stuck in the dark with no hope of seeing the light again. You already feel totally alone due to this process, and on top of that it is not talked about often in spiritual texts. This is because a lot of us look for the light only and try to run away from the dark, not realizing that the dark will only grow larger the more you ignore it.

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What Is It? (1)

What Is It? (1)

Dark Night of the Soul is a term used to describe what one could call a collapse of a perceived meaning in life… an eruption into your life of a deep sense of meaninglessness.

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