How is your Spiritual Awakening impacting those closest to you? Has your spiritual growth affected the relationships with your family and friends? Has the metamorphosis of who your family and friends thought you were to who you are now, changed the dynamics of your relationships with them? The answer to these questions is usually a resounding YES!
I understand how difficult it can be to make so much progress with the new found loving relationship we have with ourselves, only seemingly to be quite the opposite with those closest to us. As we awaken spiritually and make the necessary changes within ourselves to continue to grow and evolve, our family and friends feel left in the cold, lacking understanding as to what is going on with you. How and why are you making all of these changes? There was nothing wrong with you in the first place!
“Who do you think you are?” “Now she thinks she’s better than us?” Your transformation is making them question all sorts of things about you, but in reality who they are really questioning and judging is themselves. Your changes shine a big mirror in their faces, making them feel very uncomfortable within. It brings up lots of judgment directed at you, but really the judgment is all about them, as we know judgment usually is about the “judger and not the judgee,” as the saying goes. Your transformation brings to their awareness all of the stuff they need to change within themselves, and they do not like this feeling.
Spiritual Awakening is such a beautiful process and journey, but it is not all rosy all the time. It can be very painful. Lots of people have dropped out of my life, people that I love dearly. First, it started with negativity through gossip about me, then they began avoiding me until they finally just stepped out of my life. It was easier for them to move away from me than to see that mirror shining into their faces. It was difficult for me to get past this stage since I have always been concerned with what others think of me. I understand it all now.
People come and go in our life, even family! As we grow and evolve, our vibrational frequency shifts as well causing us to fall out of alignment with others that do not match our frequency. It is possible for you to reconnect with the same family and friends that left your side long ago, but in order for that to happen your energies have to be aligned. Whether you regressed back to your old ways through the battle with your ego or your family and friends begin to go through their own awakening and metamorphosis causing you to be a vibrational match to one another; either way, at this point in your journey you have found understanding, at least I have.
So yes, relationships will change, and that is okay. It is a part of life. Yes, it will feel painful at first, but it will all come together in the end. Remember we have to go through our pain to get to our joy! Don’t ever give up! As we change ourselves, our transformational energy becomes contagious. Our light within shines brightly and infects others around you, including all of those feelings that you arose within those very people that left your side. Your light, God/Source’s light within you, shakes things up within everyone around you. Your light shines a light on their darkness, which is a beautiful thing. We have to go through the dark before we can get to our light.
This explains the saying, “Be the change you want to be in the world!” Yes, it begins with you! Continue your spiritual journey, infect your family, friends, and everyone with your light because that light will change them, it will change the world! Even if it is not in your lifetime, trust that it will change others, and you will leave a lasting imprint. Think of Martin Luther King Jr, he wasn’t alive to see the impact he had made in the world. Therefore, be patient with yourself and all your loved ones.
Love, Light, and Blessings to All!