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These 6 words represent fundamental qualities of spiritual LIFE and spiritual PEOPLE. Click on any word for a detailed definition of the selected quality, and reflect on its meanings. Then, consider its application in life. This can help you develop your chosen quality.
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Words cannot describe the experience of Unity, which infinitely exceeds rapture. Unity is the goal of all seeking. It is spiritual REALITY! Unity-realization heals many wounds at once: the physical cramp of smallness; the emotional pain of loneliness; the psychological strain of distance and difference from others, and from all of life; and the spiritual sorrow of separation from God.
AT ONE: A state in which distance, difference, and separation are NOT your primary focus -- and in which for you, indeed AS you, sameness IS.
Serving others in the spirit of, "Love thy neighbor as THYSELF."
LOVING: For the TRUE benefit and well-being of the beloved.
Warm, embracing, compassionate, and supportive IN relationship.
EXPANDED: Big, embracing, incorporating; free of smallness.
Consciously and willingly IN relationship with the sphere of life all around; having present awareness of your own integral part in life; free of smallness, self-concern, and self-focus.
ATTUNED: Keenly aware of and tuned in to.
Attuned to the spiritually beneficial purposes of relating/relationship. Attentive to supplying loving care -- in ways that are best suited to the recipient and/or the circumstances. Tuning for and relating to the best in others. Considerate in social relationships; obedient to Christ's Golden Rule ("Do unto others as you would have them to unto you").
PLUGGED IN: Involved and invested enough to be personally implicated.
Feeling, open, and implicated in relationship. Feeling the joys and sorrows of others. Not standoffish.
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