Loss And Grief: Guide Towards Spiritual Growth

Loss And Grief: Guide Towards Spiritual Growth Essay example
Religion and Theology
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Human beings have always been in search of happiness in life. However, history is a witness to the fact that humanity has tried to search for happiness in wrong places.


The illusion that power gives happiness, has led humanity to suffer from immense loss, misery and grief. On social level, human beings have experienced misery through havocs like wars, genocides, massacres, mob attacks, revolutions etc. On individual level, human beings experience misery through psychological and physical problems like depression, stress, diseases, anxiety, unending chains of desires etc. However, people still go on making mistakes without realizing the ‘signs’ they get from their ‘inner self’. In such a scenario, the only thing that makes them to stop and realize the bondage of vicious cycle is some highly unexpected untoward happening in their lives. An experience of loss and grief suddenly shatters the illusions of human beings. Loss and grief makes a person realize that he is not in control of his life but is just a part of the ‘whole,’ which is much bigger than his individual self. Hence, loss and grief has a potential to transform human being’s life as it makes him to open himself to the spiritual guidance which helps him to search for happiness in right place, which is inside his ‘divine self’ and in God. ...
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