Inspired by the teachings of AH Almaas, we’re discussing a concept he calls Basic Trust. Basic trust is the implicit sense that we are connected, safe, held and supported by life. What fascinated us the most about this concept is the revelation that when basic trust gets ruptured spiritual aspirations such as surrender, acceptance or letting go can feel out of reach or effortful. Also, how much or how little basic trust you have can affect the quality and experience of your spiritual awakening. In this conversation we explore our perspectives on basic trust as well as Almaas’s definition; including how it is fed, how it is ruptured, and ultimately how we can go about healing.