Spiritual Growth: Practicing Introspection in Modern Times
To grow spiritually in a world defined by power, money, and influence is almost a super-hero task.
Modern conveniences such as electronics, television, magazines, and the internet have predisposed us to confine our attention mostly to physical needs and wants. We are in a constant state of social-programming. Our desires, needs, and wants are consistently being fed to us in the form of multi-media.
As a result, our concepts of self-worth and self-meaning are clouded. How can we reach a balance between the material and spiritual aspects of our lives?
To grow spiritually is to look inward.
Introspection goes beyond recalling the things that happened in a day, week, or month. You need to look closely and reflect on your thoughts, feelings, beliefs, and motivations.
Periodically examining your experiences, the decisions you make, the relationships you have, and the things you engage in provide useful insights on your life goals…
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