Spiritually and Religion Shamanism encompasses the belief that shamans are intermediaries or messengers between the human world and the spirit world. CUSCO WAHCA 957707108 This "something" has been given various names ("God" being the most popular in Western Society) and defined in ways that are too numerous tocount. We call it simply as the God. You can choose to define what that means for yourself inwhatever way feels most appropriate. Your own sense of a God can be as abstract as "cosmic consciousness" or as down-to-earth as the beauty of the ocean or mountains.  Even if you regard yourself an agnostic or atheist, you may get a sense of inspiration from taking a walk in the forest or contemplating a beautiful sunset. Or a small child's smile may give you a special sense of joy. There is much healing and benefit to be obtained by cultivating your spiritual life.  A personal spiritual commitment is the most important ingredient. Spiritual awareness and growth can effect a transformation in your whole being. It can help you to develop a basic trust and faith that is unshakable. Scientists call this intrinsic belief.Many have experienced major turn arounds in their condition as a result of cultivating their spirituality. They feel that developing a relationship with their God provided the moral support, courage, hope, and faith for them to follow through with their personal recovery program. It provided them with a sense that they are not alone in the universe, and that there is a source of guidance and support that is available at times of confusion and discouragement.