According to Vedanta, there are only two symptoms of enlightenment, just two indications that a transformation is taking place within you toward a higher consciousness. The first symptom is that you stop worrying. Things don’t bother you anymore. You become light-hearted and full of joy. The second symptom is that you encounter more and more meaningful coincidences in your life, more and more synchronicities. And this accelerates to the point where you actually experience the miraculous.

Deepak Chopra


When EVERYONE incarnates they have no worries.  They have no fears.  They have no anxieties.  It’s only as we mature and lose our childlike sensibilities that we LEARN to worry, that we LEARN to fear, that we LEARN to become anxious.  As infants and young children all our needs our met. We ask and we get.  What happens to that sense that everything we need to survive will be given to us?

What happens?

I believe it gets drummed out of us by society.

As I’m fond of saying here at Wisdom and Life:
Anyone who has been following me and my blog for ANY time knows that this passage is ALL me.

–I no longer worry.
–And I DO encounter more meaningful coincidences.

There are no coincidences in my world.
There never have been.

The fact that I’ve never worried for an extended period of time about anything is probably another case of God watching over me.  I’ve always had The Gift of Faith and I sincerely believe it has come from God as I said in the previously linked column.  I never gave this any thought until reading Deepak Chopra’s passage above, however, is it possible that along with the gift of faith that God bestowed on me I was also given the gift of enlightenment, the gift of deafness to society’s drumming?

The fact that I don’t worry;
The fact that I encounter coincidences and synchronicities EVERY day and count them as God’s blessings surely leads me to believe that God has likely given me another gift I was unaware of until today.

The Miraculous happens EVERY day.
I see everything as a miracle.  I always have.  My life is a miracle.

How many people can honestly look in the mirror and believe those five words:
My life is a miracle.

I’m fortunate to be an enlightened.
I’m fortunate to understand as Wayne Dyer is fond of saying:
That we are spiritual beings having a human experience.

How many people truly understand this?
How many people don’t lose their childlike innocence?

Count it as a blessing if you understand this.
Count it as a blessing if you see coincidences as God’s gifts.
Count it as a blessing if you see everything as a miracle.

Be Happy!  Be Well!  Be Positive!
Blessings to you.


1 Comment

  1. Deepak Kumar Sharma

    I pray the Divinity in you…
    The real meaning of being enlightened is to be thoughtless & fearless by cleaning the sins inside of our mind,body &Soul and releasing ego.
    We are enlightened when we are free from all the regrettions and sin.
    You will be worried for the welfare of the society not for your self.
    You will be in the habit of giving only instead of taking any thing from others.
    You will be free from all the actions of past and present when you only give.

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