by Martin Montes

During a recent and meaningful phone conversation about our spiritual purpose on Earth, I asked a fellow lightworker and dear friend named Loretta, from the East coast of Florida, “Why are some lessons so shocking and painful like a sudden divorce, illness, or a tragedy resulting in a death of a loved one?” She replied, “The intensity behind such occurrences is the impetus for one to awaken to their spiritual mission.”

Her reply made complete sense. I, like many, experienced my share of ups and downs, especially the first 33 years of my life. I gradually became aware that Earth was a school room where we incarnate to learn lessons for our soul. It took a little while getting used to the role of student, since I had felt like a victim for so long, after suffering a rough childhood and a couple of heartaches and heartbreaks in relationships. However, the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, awakened me up for good. Continue reading Awakening