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The Unhurried Path: Discovering the Depth of Slowness in Spiritual Growth

In our journey through life, there is an undeniable charm and profound wisdom in embracing the unhurried path, especially in our spiritual pursuits. Last night, in the midst of a healing meditation with our LH Community, a guiding thought emerged, illuminating our collective experience: "Slowly is the fastest way to get to where you want to be." This insight, simple in its phrasing, is profound in its implication, particularly in the realm of spiritual growth.

This guiding principle serves as a beacon, reminding us of the strength found in a slower, more contemplative approach to our spiritual journey. As I have navigated my path as a medium, teacher, and healer, this philosophy has been a constant companion, guiding me through the intricacies of spiritual exploration.

In my writings, like 'From a Burden to a Blessing', I often reflect on how spiritual insights and growth are not events that can be hurried. Spirit, in its wisdom, imparts knowledge and understanding in increments, just as one would nurture a plant with water and sunlight, allowing it to grow at its own pace. This process of gradual, patient development is at the heart of a meaningful spiritual journey.

Our contemporary society, with its emphasis on instant results and rapid progress, often overlooks the beauty of a more measured pace. However, in the quiet, reflective spaces of our lives, we find the most profound spiritual connections and insights. Our journey is not solely about reaching a destination; it's about valuing each step, each moment of introspection and connection.

Today, I encourage you to join me in embracing this philosophy of patience and reflection. Be present in the now, immerse yourself in your inner world, and appreciate the journey for its own sake. Slowing down allows our spiritual aspirations to unfold naturally, deepening our understanding of ourselves and our place in the universe.

This deeper sense of connection and awareness comes to light when we allow ourselves the freedom to slow down, to listen intently, and to be wholly present in our lives.

So let us step into today with the intention to slow our pace. Remember that in our spiritual journeys, the slow and steady path often leads us most swiftly to our desired destination.

Trust in the rhythm of your journey, trust in the gradual unfolding of your spiritual path, and know that every deliberate step is a step towards a deeper, more profound understanding and connection with Spirit.

May your day be a tapestry of moments that gently guide you towards a richer, more connected spiritual existence.

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Ellen Kohn
Ellen Kohn
Dec 13, 2023

Thank you for your deep messages, Julian. I'm enrolled in several of your online courses, and am enjoying all of them. Sometimes I pause, and then resume. Now I understand this is part of the spiritual path, guiding me to moments I can receive the teachings. It is true; slow is how it goes when embracing a spiritual existence.


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