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Question #17: Awakening through a "dark night of the soul" and by Grace
As the energy of awakening moves in and through our experience, the "dark night" begins to dissipate into receptivity -- into a surrendering and an openness to the larger window of possibilities available to us. As we begin to see and understand our experience within these broader terms, we also begin to recognize that both the Dark and the Light are aspects of a larger Reality which is far more vast, more whole and more complete than we had ever imagined.
As the experience of awakening continues to deepen and mature within us, we begin to recognize the play of light and shadow in our lives are simply facets of the Infinite making itself manifest in and through finite form. When the focus of our attention, energy and understanding shifts to the Background and Source out of which this movement manifests, then the "darkness" is replaced with a profound Satisfaction with the perfection and completeness of Reality, exactly as it is....
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