At what point do we quit asking for guidance and know instinctivly to follow Holy Spirit? Yes, there is a place of oneness when all else really does not matter. We can indeed function here because we are at one. At that point we can indeed hear, feel. . . We can know. . . we can be still and know that God is God.
There is a place that we can actually rise above whatever we go through only when we strive to get there. No, it is not easy, but it is indeed doable. All things are possible . . .