Category Archives: Spirituality

When Death told me a Secret

Today while driving, I suddenly was haunted by the thought of death…and for the first time in my life it didn’t creep me out! Actually I found myself in ease with it, accepting it, with no regrets: I can die right here right now!

Honestly I used to have a bad relationship with the idea of Death but with time I learned to manage it. And by managing I only mean eliminating the fear…However I still had the conviction that it’d be cooler if I had the chance to live more coz I just didn’t fulfill my dharma yet! (Which is something I know a little about) but anyway that was my reason and maybe it was nothing more than a pretext…

Today I didn’t reject the idea of death or felt like it’d be better to postpone it. Today I thought “well it’s ok to die now”. I simply knew I’ll be in a better place!!  (guess what? I never used to like this specific statement which we always repeat to console others on death occasions, since I wasn’t able to perceive it and believe in it)

What is more ambiguous is that I know I was not an angel and I did what I consider as bad stuff, yet that didn’t stop me from fully embracing death… The thought of meeting God, the creator, the one who took care of me during all this time, who gave me things, who felt my pain and helped me move forward during hard times, the one who created this universe for me, the sun, the moon, the sky, the trees.. the one who offered me everything I had, I have and will ever have.

The question is: How come I was afraid of such an idea? How come I’ve been rejecting it?

Nonsense!

I realized this: Only with death, I will belong. Death will provide me with all what I’ve been hungry for:  Peace. In this place where we’re supposed to go after dying, I will be on top of everything. I will be detached from everything yet happy and serene. I will be free of my egoistic self. I will be me, the real me, with no masks, and no efforts to become someone else for the sake of others. Death will give my soul what it has been longing for since day one on Earth.  And looking forward to it makes complete sense. Not by committing suicide of course! I’m not talking here about conscience, values, dos and don’ts..I’m just reflecting about the only TRUE and REAL thing in our existence.

And just like a bride who gets ready for the most important day of her life,  we shall get ready to welcome Death too. Yes! It’s another phase in our lives that we shall prepare ourselves for. And just like the pre-wedding phase, we will experience moments of sadness, happiness, fear, serenity,frustration, satisfaction, losses, and gains… But on the d-day we will realize how much it was worth getting ready for it 🙂

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The Inner Dilemma

It’s been a while now since I’m trying to live up with an enormous heavy mental conflict.

The question started with a simple “Why”..but the answer was not that simple.

I love life, and I know a lot of people that do, although they pretend to despise it. But it’s obvious they don’t, because simply they still want the best of it, they strive for its instantaneous pleasures, they fight for its erroneous delights. And when the idea of death is spoken, they don’t warmly welcome it.

So We Love Life, we try our best to reach our aspirations and feel content. And during this journey, we cry, we fail, we fear, we get so anxious and so attached to our desires, we even become obsessed with our wants and struggle with our own demons..On the other hand, we have admitted long ago that there is a source, a source that created us from nothing, took care of us, granted us uncountable blessings,  and we know that we shall return to this source again. We KNOW that! we are not doubting it..we are not giving it a second thought..we are not denying it (supposedly)..we agreed to believe in it…

And here comes the big question mark: By trusting in such a belief, logically, we should not be suffering from the disease of life attachments.  I’m not saying we should hate life, but what I’m pointing at is that we should not get that much attached to it to a point that we allow feelings of eternal  fear and anxiety to penetrate our hearts. We shouldn’t be forgetting that whatever we are doing today won’t last forever. We should always remember that we were born on Earth for a reason and that this Source is always there looking upon us. We are not alone. We will never be.

So How come we know, and by knowing I mean trusting and believing..how come we know this truth as a fact and still act as if we don’t know it? How come we ignore it? How come we don’t see it?

I wonder how can we reach the balance, the balance between our attachment to life and our knowing of its true reality. It’s only then when we can reach a true and deep sense of happiness and inner peace. Those cannot be reached unless we are aligned with the authenticity of life.

“If you knew who walked beside you at all times, on the path that you have chosen, you could never experience fear or doubt again.”
— Wayne W. Dyer


Save a Little Prayer

When I first read this prayer written by St. Francis of Assisi, the Italian mystic preacher, my soul fell in love with each word..I kept reading it again & again & again..I then decided to write it on a piece of paper and hang it on my Vision board. And I believe it’s worth sharing.

“Lord, Make me an Instrument of Your Peace.

Where there is hatred, let me sow love;

Where there is injury, pardon;

Where there is doubt, faith;

Where there is despair, hope;

Where there is darkness, light;

And where there is sadness, joy.

O Divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek

To be consoled as to console;

To be understood as to understand;

To be loved as to love;

For it is in giving that we receive;

It is in pardoning that we are pardoned;

And it is in dying that we are born to eternal light.”


My Gurus

There’s a list of people I look up to and ADMIRE. These people have done something, have said or written something, have enlightened me!

1- Wayne Dyer, International Spiritual Speaker

2- Deepak Chopra, International Spiritual Speaker – Check Seven spiritual laws of success ebook!

3- Napoleon Hill, American author on Personal Success – Check Think And Grow Rich ebook!

4- Albert Einstein, German Scientist

5- Gandhi, ideological leader of India

6- Khalil Gibran, Lebanese American Poet – Check The Prophet ebook!

7- Moez Massoud: Egyptian Spiritual Religious Speaker

8- Eckart Tolle, Spiritual Speaker – Check The Power of NOW ebook!

9- Mother Teresa

10- Maharishi Mahesh Yogi 

11- Mark Twain, American Author

12- Will Smith, American Actor

13- Randy Pausch, American professor of computer science

14- Paulo Coelho, International Writer