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"To misrepresent the meaning of an utterance, an action, or a report thereof by omitting or altering the original context in which it was spoken or done shall be considered a grave error."
It has become quite popular in recent years to distinguish between spirituality and religion. It’s true that there are valid distinctions between the two, but there are also a number of problematic distinctions which often and unnecessarily divide the two fields of thought. One principal problem with attempts to separate religion from spirituality is that the former is saddled with everything negative while the latter is exalted with everything positive. It is important to note the fact that many of the negative things which people attribute to religions are features of some forms of some religions (usually Judaism, Christianity, and Islam), but not of other religions (like Taoism or Buddhism). Religion is spiritual and spirituality can also be considered religious. One tends to be more personal and private while the other tends to incorporate public rituals and organized doctrines. The lines between one and the other may often not be clear or distinct depending on the interpretation. Consider these definitions: • Religion is an institution established by man for various reasons. Exert control, instill morality, stroke egos, or whatever it does. Organized, structured religions all but remove god from the equation. You confess your sins to a clergy member, go to elaborate churches to worship, told what to pray and when to pray it. All those factors remove you from god. • Spirituality is born in a person and develops in the person. It may be kick started by a religion, or it may be kick started by a revelation. Spirituality extends to all facets of a person’s life. Spirituality is chosen while religion is often times forced. Being spiritual to me is more important and better than being religious. • True spirituality is something that is found deep within oneself. It is your way of loving, accepting and relating to the world and people around you. It cannot be found in a church or by believing in a certain way.
"One must wonder why it is that there are those that are selective of whom
may view their page of 'about'. Christian fellowship is about sharing, is it not.
But then we know not, those that come with unknown intentions. Has it not
been told to remain vigilant in these restless times."
We are all connected by the water we drink, the air we breathe, the earth we stand on and the love we all require. We all grieve and everyone alive has more in common with his fellow man than any petty differences that may arise.
Amen, and God is in the process of purging that evil out of His universe. Christ, on the cross, was the first step. He shut the accusations of the evil one down, once for all time. Praise His holy name!
My mouth will tell of your righteous deeds, of your saving acts all day long—though I know not how to relate them all. (Psalm 71:15 NIV)
Today, let’s consider how we can invest what we have been given in the Kingdom of God.
my goodness, I am connected to someone via the heart/soul, a wonderful young lady. Was praying on this issue and I see your post! The lord works in wonderful ways! Looks like I am focusing on the right person then