The “Spiritual Middleman” – Is Your Spiritual Teacher Keeping You Asleep?

September 18th, 2017  By Nanice Ellis  Contributing writer for Wake Up World

On the journey of awakening, the purpose of a spiritual teacher is to help bridge the gap to spiritual awakening. However, all too often, well-meaning teachers, leaders and organizations, (also known as gurus, channelers, healers, shamans, etc.), unknowingly suppress the very thing they are intended for.

Despite potentially good intentions, when the spiritual leader of an organization is believed to have higher power, more worth or greater status than followers, consequently, dependency is encouraged (or not discouraged) and a dysfunctional dynamic suppresses spiritual awakening. Here’s why…

To awaken, you must:

  1. Know your unconditional worth
  2. Own your intrinsic power
  3. Have a direct connection to Source

To be awake, you must know your worth!

Since worth is intrinsic and we are all equally worthy, any time a guru, spiritual teacher, religious leader, healer, psychic, organization, tradition, religion, or any type of “Spiritual Middleman” acts as if they possess greater worth, or expects you to “bow down,” they are either invested in keeping you asleep or their antiquated tradition does not support spiritual awakening. Whether malicious or simply ignorant, whenever an organization or leader wants you to believe that you are less worthy in comparison, their “standards of worth” block your awakening.

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