My Tribulations Were My Blessings – How ‘Seeking ‘The Answer Spiritually Transformed Me – Deepak Chopra, Nikki Giovanni & Video Poetrimony On Treasures In Trials

Ashes – Personal Context

I’ve had a pretty memorable life, and I’m not finished yet. I don’t say that lightly. I’ve been successful. I’ve had very tough times. I’ve faced near-death situations and serious health challenges a few times. I’ve been on the top and on the bottom. And I’ve endured through it all quite well, in spirituality and in life-awareness.

That is the backdrop to what the poem and video Ashes is all about. …The poem and video that I present in this post.

Obviously, I use the word ashes figuratively. It represents the ruins that I had to dig through to discern that the transformative journey that I traveled was ultimately a blessing.

I authored this poem years ago and decided to turn it into a video just recently. I wanted to convey the message visually. In the video, I am conveying my life journey, as well as the undoubtedly tough journeys of others, whose lives were transformed by difficult circumstances.

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Dharma – Our Duty Is Written In The Cosmos As Law Not As Religion – Elevate Beyond Human Tendencies To Pursue UR Dharma – Through God As U Understand

My Evolving Understanding of Dharma

“We won’t achieve Dharma until we become honorable stewards of the universe, elevating our existence above human weaknesses and tendencies, and aligning ourselves with the divine order of God. 

This is an intimidating task for most people.  But we can only discover our Dharma by actively working to peel away the layers of our own human imperfections first.  For this reason, I believe that achieving one’s Dharma is the ultimate of all personal and spiritual achievements. 

Realizing Dharma is in effect reaching one’s cosmic truth which applies to all religions and spiritual beliefs because it is not religion.  Dharma is a universal truth.  Pursuing one’s Dharma, you get to choose your own God.” – Kevy Michaels

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