I received a really intriguing email from this episode’s guest, Lopa van der Mersch and I knew I had to share her story and wisdom with the audience. Lopa is an entrepreneur and the owner and founder of Rasa, a coffee alternative but she is also a former member of a cult. Join us as Lopa shares how her search for deeper spiritual meaning and knowledge led her into a cult, how she found her way out, and how she developed an even deeper connection with her own spiritual wisdom through this experience.
Takeaways from this episode:
- Lopa shares her story of how she became a member of a cult.
- Lopa shares her insights on the difference between cults and healthy spiritual practices.
- High demand cults will impose on your freedom and privacies, such as requiring you to share all your personal conversations.
- Lopa shares her light bulb moment, when she and her husband realized they were in a cult and took the necessary steps to break free.
- Every experience is part of the learning process and contributes to our soul’s evolution and growth.
- True spiritual teachers support their students in navigating their own unique connection with the divine.
- Everyone’s experiences are unique, including how we receive our intuition. Our intuition is our communication with the divine.
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