Through every transformation, there is giving up of an old life that you lived before the transformation. It was something I never really thought about as I have been transforming on my spiritual journey for the past three and half years. As we heal our past emotional pain, we shed our old selves to transform into a new version of ourselves like a caterpillar into a butterfly.
For a butterfly, it is the natural progression of things, but for humans, we have awareness of what is happening to us. There is a grieving of this past life, what who I was, what I experienced, and the people in my past. This grieving is part of the transformation process. I cry frequently during my day as I let her go, and watch my past fade away.
It is not that I want to hang onto that past, but to acknowledge that…
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