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Feeling Spiritually Dillusioned: What is a healing Crisis?

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Cheryl Scheinin

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We would love to discuss with you the stages of a "Major Life Crisis."We all go through this process sooner or later in our lives. But when this cycle hits us,it brings us to a state of confusion where we don't feel comfortable within ourselves. It feels like a tornado just carried us into an unsafe place within our own inner being of fear and insecurities as our lives are being changed all at once. One moment we feel that the universe is taking care of us and then "VAVOOM". A Major Life Crisis makes us feel as if we want to either run away from the problems or it puts you into a state of mental, emotional, and spiritual warfare. Sometimes you just feel helpless and allow life to swallow you up in one big cycle of trouble which follows you everywhere. Before you know it, you don't know which direction to turn and you are at cross roads with your life not even knowing what to do at all! When we don't know where to find our balance or where to pick up the pieces of our lives it takes a big step for us to really look inside ourselves to find the strength and courage to pick up our lives once again. Suddenly we are questioning why is life not worth living anymore? Or what did I do to deserve this? Why is this always happening to me? What is my purpose in life? These are the first signs that we begin to journey into our heart and soul to find the solutions of why we reach this point of a weakened state. As we begin to travel inwards into our hearts, we start to feel the fear, anger, guilt, pain, and hurt that leaves us to believe that we lost a part of ourselves. We then reach out into our faith, hope, and belief that we will find the solution to our problems. We are constantly soul searching to find our spirit and God in our desperate times. We allow our vulnerability to reach many levels as we start rebuilding our spiritual side and repair our inner foundation to start over again. This is a time when we really look at what needs to be changed inside o