A goal of healthy human development is to ensure the Bodily Ego is healthy and strong enough so that it can connect with, vet, and integrate the Flow that emerges from sources outside the Bodily Ego.
The diminishing and destructive effect of old energy archetypes are enhanced during connection.
The enhanced flow that occurs during connection, plus the presence of old energy archetypes, plus a damaged psyche and diminished self-esteem, can lead to Connection Pathology. It is important therefore that when one practices connection, one also works to heal the psyche and remove old energy archetypes. Failure to do so may lead to spiritual trauma, connection pathology, and (in rare cases) permanent psychological damage.
- Sosteric, Mike & Ratkovic, Gina. Lightning Path Workbook Three - Connection. Vol. 3. Lightning Path Workbook Series. St. Albert, Alberta: Lightning Path Press, 2017. https://press.lightningpath.org/product/the-lightning-path-book-three-connection/.
- See Sosteric, Mike. “Mysticism, Consciousness, Death.” Journal of Consciousness Exploration and Research 7, no. 11 (2016): 1099–1118. for some thoughts on how to "address" other locations in The Fabric. https://www.academia.edu/30527026/