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I Am Spiritual But Not Religious

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    I firmly believe this to be true: “Really important meetings between souls occur long before the bodies see each other". This happens when we reach a limit, a stage when we...
    jenga1 jenga1 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    One thing people (christians) don't understand is religon is a process. If you want it to work anyways. First you study the bible with a group of disciples. Then you spend time...
    TazmainianDevil TazmainianDevil 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    Any Advice? - I was raised in a spiritual family and am also spiritual and decided to talk to someone from every different walk of faith (or religion if that term is more accurate...
    FancyThis FancyThis 18-21, F 8 Responses Aug 3, 2013

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    Religion Vs Spirituality - To me religion is man made and spirituality comes from within ourselves. I much prefer the latter of the two.
    waterdragon541 waterdragon541 36-40, F 12 Responses Nov 6, 2012

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    I do not believe in god but I do believe in a higher power. Now if the so called god is real he or she is not what you will expect them to be. When someone says spiritual I think...
    GodlySmith GodlySmith 16-17, M Jan 13

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    Krishnamurti: The Role Of A Flower. -     More about a very spiritual teacher.
    berangere berangere 66-70, F 1 Response Sep 16, 2013

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    A friend sent me this New Year Wish and i want to share it with you all.
    berangere berangere 66-70, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    Choose Life, not Religion - I have always doubted all religion. C'mon, magical stories, demons, gods and angels. Is this stuff any different than Harry Potter? Everyone can easily...
    jthitt jthitt 56-60, M 13 Responses Sep 15, 2011

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    For "christians": Can You Pass This Angel? - I was once a follower of the religion of Christianity. I no longer claim to be so. And I it is with peace and happiness that...
    bricmpt bricmpt 36-40, M 8 Responses Dec 11, 2010

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    Who's Spiritual? - I'm not sure we have agreed on what spirituality is, though most of us have definite ideas of what it is not. My definition would not include anything about the...
    nelladell nelladell 70+, F 8 Responses Oct 19, 2012

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    The Story About Hummingbird Feet, or The Great Unknown Unknown I guess I'm spiritual. As a child, I rejected organized religion as nonsense. That hasn't changed. I thought we...
    RandomUniverse RandomUniverse 61-65, M 4 Responses Apr 3

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    Lord Prepare Me - When I used to work as a singer, dancer, and actress, I would have to sing a song over and over all day long while I was rehearsing it with the teacher. I used to...
    vewragid vewragid 31-35 3 Responses Apr 24, 2013

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    Religion Limits Spiritual Growth - I believe that caging ones self inside any one religion limits spiritual growth. When we put those blinders on, we block out teachings that may...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Aug 1, 2012

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    Am I Spiritual? - I am not religious. In fact I believe that pretty much all the mainstream religions are the most evil philosophies and belief systems that mankind has ever...
    AlmostAristotle AlmostAristotle 61-65, M 16 Responses Jul 28, 2012

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    Growing up in a very mixed culture, I was one confused kid. I learned about Jehovah, Jesus and the saints and the Navajo Way. I remember going to the Kingdom Hall with my mother...
    Blatinasrock Blatinasrock 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 14

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    Spiritual with Christian elements, I guess.
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    Separating our minds from our hearts is the most destructive thing we have ever done.All wars have, come from this separation.All selfishness, comes from this separation.All wars...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 7, 2013

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    Exit Point - THE EXIT POINT     What is an exit point? Do we as living breathing souls have an exit point through which we come into being who we are, on this energy...
    Shinesaathlove Shinesaathlove 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 19, 2012

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    Peter Russell. The great awakening.
    berangere berangere 66-70, F Mar 23

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    I Am A Spiritual Healer - Maybe it's just me but I can't help myself when I read that someone is struggling with life...I was put on this earth for a reason may sound weird or...
    Kayakker Kayakker 46-50, M 8 Responses Apr 26, 2012

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    I wanna talk about what I've found in my spiritual journey :) 1. I believe that Earth serves as a sort of school for us. We come here to learn important lessons. For example...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    What I Pray To - I am spiritual but not religious i havnt been religious since the 11th grade in highschool when i found out tht alot of the worlds biggest religions were spread...
    klegend0 klegend0 18-21, M 11 Responses Jul 30, 2012

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    Here is something I wrote & want to share with you all and I hope will inspire you. Ten Essentials For A Beautiful, Prosperous & Fulfilled Life 1. Be kind to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 25

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    Interesting!
    berangere berangere 66-70, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Supply And Demand - It's all about balance I guess.   I believe that life, that is all living things, is the personification of love. Maybe we are love, but in a human form...
    Quintesse Quintesse 46-50, F 21 Responses Jan 26, 2011

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    Empowering Lesson - A friend was in terrifying danger and I had no way to get news. I was standing in my living room thinking of the situation and, I suppose (my notes don't tell...
    nelladell nelladell 70+, F 7 Responses May 22, 2013

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    I've had an enlightenment where I am now able to see clearly of what I truly believe and sense while living. Religion is not my thing, but I respect all mono and polytheistic...
    ElSavior1993 ElSavior1993 18-21, M Mar 8

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    The connection between body and spirit is pretty smashing Being connected to our inner self , heart , spirit , soul ... you name it .... it's the core of our journey
    brokenhearted2014 brokenhearted2014 36-40, F 4 Responses Feb 5

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    Believing in the universe as a Source of infinite power and energy is what I believe. We label this to make it personal to us or we are raised to believe someone's idea of what...
    snowman70 snowman70 41-45, M Dec 20, 2013

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    One of the illest things I've seen in a long time: http://theamericanjesus.net/?p=4970
    Mariposa85 Mariposa85 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 25

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    Does anyone know the benefits of Meditation?
    Harinandan123 Harinandan123 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 13

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    I'd say I've been spiritual for about 6 years now. I lost interest in religion back in 2010 when I told someone about budding abilities I discovered and she remarked, "Is it...
    Mariposa85 Mariposa85 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 18

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    Anatomy of of Quantum Change article http://spiritualityhealth.com/articles/anatomy-quantum-change
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    Always searching to find the best answer, be a better version of myself. Never will be happy to just have blind faith in anything. Only a grasp of understanding and hope that I...
    xSCARx xSCARx 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    I'm not ever putting a label to what I believe in. I am very open minded and my opinions change with all the knowledge that I learn. No ones opinion is more right then the next...
    aly5977 aly5977 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    xoX Happy Chinese New Year!!! Xox
    Rayablue Rayablue 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    A God, to me, will talk to you.. In this life.. In this dimension.. Sadly, he does not exist. But that doesn't mean I don't love my life either.. I just wish God wasn't so...
    musicvideographer musicvideographer 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    I grew up pretty strict Catholic. I am spiritual now but have a difficult time with organized religion. I don't believe Jesus was the messiah. I believe he grew up like most...
    sami345 sami345 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 30

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    I am too I believe there is a huge difference between a relationship and religion ...
    freespiritgal2777 freespiritgal2777 26-30, F Mar 3

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    Land Of Confusion - I don't care who the person is that is saying something. I care about what is being said. I don't care who wrote the book. I care about what is said in the book...
    Abyss25 Abyss25 22-25, M 33 Responses Nov 16, 2011

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    I live a spiritual experience with the world. Inside my body and with the infinite intelligence. Religion was a system for categorizing the spiritual experience of man. Neither...
    rony94 rony94 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 18, 2013

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    Worship His Way - We can claim to know and love God, but if we are not worshiping and praising Him every day, we are in the dark about who He really is. "Although they knew God...
    vewragid vewragid 31-35 Apr 28, 2013

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    Thou Shall Murder, Rape, Commit Adultery, Steal, Covet Your Neighbour´s Wife And Anything That Belongs To Your Neighbour. It´s OK. The Bible tells me so. - I found this gem...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 17 Responses Aug 2, 2011

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    I believe people have spirit animals
    wolfrose wolfrose 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 19

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    I Think Too Independently To Be Religious - I've tried a lot of religions. I was even baptized in a baptist church when I was 15, believe it or not. Didn't last though, because...
    RhombusInTheSquare RhombusInTheSquare 36-40, F 11 Responses Jan 26, 2013

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    The Seduction - She was introduced to her Beloved,Recognition was instant,The chase was on.Though there can only be one ending, the race must be run, and compassionate stars, so as...
    nelladell nelladell 70+, F 3 Responses Dec 2, 2012

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    Don't know what to say about all this, I'm not a Christian - never will be - I believe there's something after death, we have souls and they just don't die when the human body does...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 1

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    Ok time for the rest of the stuff I've come to learn on my spiritual journey! Please read my first post on this if you haven't already. Otherwise a lot of this one won't make sense...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I Am Cynical About Organised Religions (a Rant) - I follow a spiritual almost paganistic outlook on life.  I follow no organised religion and would resist any approaches to do so...
    Eastsaxon Eastsaxon 51-55, M 11 Responses Jun 30, 2011

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    Spiritual Evolution - I grew up a devout Missouri Synod Lutheran. My parents were very involved in the church, holding key roles in the church's school and governance, leading me...
    777Brad 777Brad 56-60, M 8 Responses Jul 23, 2013

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    Spiritual Vs Non-spiritual - A spiritual person knows that we are all connected.  She is able to see the fullness of God in each and every person with whom...
    weareonespirit weareonespirit 51-55, F 14 Responses Feb 20, 2008

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    Okay I always have others ask me if I believe in god. They ask that because I don't attend church anymore. Well, I do believe in god. I just don't feel like I have to attend church...
    yesenia33 yesenia33 16-17, F 5 Responses Dec 6, 2013