I had an enemy - myself. Getting rid of the ego-self, in came the Self. Now, here, there, everywhere is nothing else. Just One Self.
There is more than one road to spiritual salvation. We discover a philosophical way of living by encountering the world, culling knowledge from all available resources, and thinking reverently about life.
Blind-believers and staunch atheists have the same god - namely, a self-deluded, one's own shadow's bot.
There is no gem like virtue, no wealth like happiness, no treasure like faith, and no jewel like love.
It's tough to get out of one's inherited imbecilic culture, and a thus inherited or endowed lunatic belief system. A freethinker must overcome every deadened system. Especially one's own.
Take heart. You're not alone. Every broken heart breathes again. That's life. It goes on. In loss, and in gain.
Life has a plan for each of us, we may not understand the whys on our journey but every event is meaningful nonetheless.
I feel the reason we are all here, our purpose of being, is to help others find their little piece of happiness and heaven right here on earth...
You are what resides before, beyond and between what you think so do not be consumed by thought. It is only a fragment of your magic.