Question: Will you explain loneliness?
Higgins: It is an emotion like any other.
Question: Yes, but I sometimes feel lonely even when I am not alone. How can that be?
Higgins: Friend, you are simply acknowledging that something, some part of you, is missing. You realize already that the thing you call loneliness has nothing to do with being alone. Loneliness is really a recognition of separateness from a more whole self and simultaneously a pull to reunite with that complete self.
You will always have a calling to come home, or to fill up somehow, that cannot be turned off and can only be alleviated until you do return ‘home’ to yourself as a whole, non-physical entity. It is designed into you as a sort of homing device that you may always find your way back home, to the whole non-physical you that you are.
There is not enough alcohol, money or food to fill that void. That void cannot be filled by having sex or working long hours or by filling your days up full, full, full. It is a desire that cannot be extinguished in the physical state.
Instead, what you expected you would do is move ever towards those things that feel good and that you enjoy participating in. And you knew that if you got off track or fell away from the pursuit of those happy making things, that you would be offered assistance to know what to do. In this case, your feeling of loneliness pulls you towards connection with your Broader Self which will always lead to that feeling of completeness. In seeking that connection with Broader Self you will also stumble upon activities and expression of self that make you feel good.
Should you fall completely out of synch the worst that will happen is disease of body or mind will overcome you or you will end your own life and at that point you will return to your Broader Self. There simply is no where else to go, you will always be drawn home in some way or another. So since you’re already here, and there is no place to go but back home, why not have fun until your imminent return home?
We understand the denseness of your environment and the inherent obstacles you face in the game of life. Know ye, there is no place to go but home so enjoy your game and we’ll see you when you get back.
Blessings from all of us to all of you.
Received October 9, 2011 at Lake Goodwin, Washington
Nice one….been feeling that aloneness a lot lately kinda out of the blue. But it makes sense that it is an emotion. But my circumstances are that I am not working and am alone more, so the emotion is also set up by circumstance.