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I Am Spiritual, Not Religious

For everyone who believes in a higher power, be it God, Great Spirit, or whatever you may call it, but doesn't necessarily blindly believe any of the "Holy Books" that every religion has. 3,756 People

    Does acceptable religion begin

    and end with Christianity? Or actually does it begin with Judaism and end with Christianity. It does it simply begin and end with Judaism. Or does acceptable religion look to be a good person and help others and reject evil, sinful, hurtful deeds? Does Christianity end at...
    Sezom Sezom 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 1

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    You Make Your Own Music

    Ring tone of your soulYour craft dipped in magicSlow in motion fast in devotionSlipped by the road to DamascusYour hands are the toolsYour heart is full of courageTo bring change beyond human comprehensionCall me names of confusionI am not your slave human mindI make my own music...
    1UNITY 1UNITY 56-60, F 1 Response Feb 27, 2013

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    MY VISION OF THE UNIVERSE,

    LIFE AND GOD. The universe and life are the most logical and rational manner of existence of reality, and it is precisely what happened. While life is almost impossible to happen because, taking into consideration all possible variables, the laws of nature, the formation of...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 28

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    I believe religion is far too constricting.

    It offers answers to things, that I believe, need to be found out on one's own. I'd much rather pray when I'm surrounded by nature than in a stuffy church. I feel closest to Him when I can hear the breezes and rustles of the leaves... I feel most accepted by Him there. I'm not...
    Evanna27 Evanna27 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 22

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    Human compassion cannot be contained within any

    one religion, so why should God's?
    Tigernights Tigernights 41-45, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    As a child of Tribal Peoples,

    I believe Nature is our teacher for spiritual ideas. I believe that life forms show us examples of how to live and how not to. Celestial and terrestrial events expand the mind, and spirituality is more than just morality or deity worship. It is the science of everything. In...
    MAROONTRIBE MAROONTRIBE 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 6, 2014

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    The Divine Feminine

    A poem, from the Gnostic gospels...one of the many portions of the Bible depicting the feminine as divine..with spirituality and sexuality described as inextricably linked.  It was also, not surprisingly, one of the many portions of the Bible denounced as "heresy"  by church...
    SweetGG SweetGG 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 2, 2013

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    I am an overthinker. Religion is hard

    for me because I think about too much. If I am Christian, am I say all other religions are wrong? What if as a child I hadn't been introduced to God? Would I go to hell for not knowing? I don't believe in any religion or that any religion is more wrong or right that the other. I...
    moonchild621 moonchild621 18-21, F 9 Responses Jul 7, 2014

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    Inherently, you will understand this.

    We each have a purpose. We have reincarnated many times to experience many different things. If I could label one thing as sin, it would be what we privately say to ourselves. We live in a society where fear and shaming and guilt mongering is the status quo. We are Humans. We...
    QuiriousMe QuiriousMe 41-45, F 6 Responses Nov 16, 2014

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    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 3 Responses Feb 19

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    Religious Ignorance

    Over the years I have spoken to a great many individuals attached to various religious organization, and recently through EP I have managed to expand on these encounters and confirm what I had believed to be a pattern amongst these missionaries; be them officially holding that...
    WrathAngel WrathAngel 36-40, F 9 Responses Apr 17, 2012

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    The Journey

    Spent 15 long confusing years searching for answers within.  Experienced many different pathways to inner peace, learned deep meditation and wondered what each experience was teaching.  I found myself most effective as a shaman and discovered my journey took me all over...
    Libra56 Libra56 56-60, F 4 Responses Oct 9, 2008

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    I believe in God but don't want to belong to a

    religion. I like to take the road less traveled. The unique path.
    louisthe17th louisthe17th 46-50, M 3 Responses Feb 11

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    Why is this experience including God?

    Spiritual is not another way of saying Christianity.
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    Yin/Yang of an OLD Soul

    I knell at the temple of the soul To be touched with divine love The hunger is thirsted The now is the word The word is love The truth is love To be filled and flow over The grail cup embodied in light Flying to the moon and back in pure delight Power… Wisdom… Love In...
    1UNITY 1UNITY 56-60, F Dec 21, 2011

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    I am a Spiritist. A Spiritist is one

    who communicates with Spirit. I realised early in my recovery I had a special gift, at first I thought it was the connection with soul. However as the years progressed and I gained more faith in myself, my talent started to shine. I started seeing things before they happened, at...
    Create63 Create63 51-55, M 2 Responses Oct 26, 2014

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    last night I encountered a bartending ghost

    or milkman who still has a nice grip on his delivery bottles lol,or maby even an coca-cola sipping bobby soxer? **** IF I KNOW ,all i know is HE or SHE LIKES SHUFFLING GLASS after a long night of posting my creepy experience i decided to find more information on the afterlife...
    Rain0069 Rain0069 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 23

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    Spirituality Exists Without Theism Too...

    i do not believe in deities or any kind of religion but i am one with awareness and i am seeking impeccability in my life. spirituality does not require some omniscient being guiding me through every step of my life, i am aware that the journey is unique and there are many paths...
    Arelya Arelya 31-35, F 7 Responses Mar 24, 2012

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    we where put here to make change to make people

    look at similarity other then difference. Religion is the main cause of people being close minded. Religion is one of the main reasons we fight. Because of all these different theories of god people just fight over what ifs. like how big of a waste of time is that.
    Johnnyboy57 Johnnyboy57 18-21 2 Responses Mar 5

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    I Am A Child Of God

    Love to knowI do not follow any religionnor denominationI keep this to myselffor I know,others will not understand.That's fine with mebecause it's personal.I have grown accustomed to being, me with the one beyondyou see. I am at peace with thateven when my life is so stressful...
    bemyvalentine bemyvalentine 56-60, F 4 Responses May 8, 2012

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    okay, so the Mormons

    who live across the hall had visitors arrive before they returned home. Two "elders"- missionaries they say...I allowed them to use my facilities, lol! and then invited them to return, after the business for the eve was concluded. I sat with them for a half hour and conversed...
    SShawnO SShawnO 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 10

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    I have some odd beliefs about God,

    and I was wondering if anyone had any beliefs about God that doesn't fit the accepted image.
    coldpyroman coldpyroman 18-21, M 5 Responses Jan 9

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    I dont believe in a god,

    a church, a book, a confession, a priest, a list of moral law, a certain way to be, a prayer, a pew, a song, a cry for help, no. I believe in the mind. I believe in opinion and the power of it. I believe in deep breaths and what ever it is that makes you happy. I do not think...
    girlinteruppted girlinteruppted 16-17, F 7 Responses Jan 13

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    God...this notion this feeling this intuition.

    ..this dweller of the higher plane, of every plane every level this idea of a creative source expressing via all details of the seen and unseen worlds. Despite the rampant misdeeds and or bad behavior of people, animals and nature the overall impression is that this source of...
    Sezom Sezom 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 24

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    Balance. We all think thoughts.

    We all have feelings. We need to strike a healthy balance between ideas, feelings and our physical life. Only spirituality offers such a balance.
    Sezom Sezom 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    To Be - The Being In

    The being to BE The being to be out of the jail of the human mind The being to be all that is known now That can Be in the Be The being the vibration of the notion That that God particle floating around and through (hix particle) Is the love you are looking for is at your mind...
    1UNITY 1UNITY 56-60, F Nov 10, 2012

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    When a preacher teacher of the Christian Faith

    makes a mistake in something basic and scowls at you for correcting him... What do you think of this person? The detail is simple. A story about Lot and his daughters assuming it was the end of the human race made bang bang with their daddy to continue humanity. Weird. Yes...
    Sezom Sezom 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    The difference is my beliefs aren't public.

    Their private for the most part. I don't need other humans to be close to God
    IllusionaryGentleman39 IllusionaryGentleman39 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 12

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    I dropped religion. I can't believe it,

    honestly. 'Cause the old me a few years back thought Christianity was the only way. I would've NEVER thought about being anything other than Christian. Boy, have I changed. I've realized that I don't need to belong to a religion to worship The Most High, The KING of kings, GOD...
    CaribbeanEmpress CaribbeanEmpress 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 8

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    I believe in God. But I don't believe in any

    religions. My friends think it's super weird
    sundersara sundersara 18-21, M 6 Responses Nov 17, 2014

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    I don't join violent gangs

    so don't worship big G.
    EndlessRiver EndlessRiver 41-45, M Jan 9

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    I was raised Roman Catholic

    and went to church with my parents regularly until my late teenager years, but.....and it is a big but. I am disillusioned with the workings of the church with all the child abuse reported around the world. I believe the church should have a political stance, after all the...
    Rovigatti Rovigatti 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 22

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    I did a seven day spiritual cleansing at the

    age of ten. Now I am doing it again this week. I am leaving for ten days spiritual meditation. No work email, no conference calls, basically no gadget will accompany me at all for from November 19 till November 30th. Hope my soul gets lighter and learn to fly again.
    Beyondfourthdimension Beyondfourthdimension 36-40, M 3 Responses Nov 18, 2014

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    Death, it is a main factor in our lives.

    In my opinion, death is the center of many things in human life and society, like the principle of “carpe diem” (enjoy the present because tomorrow is uncertain). It also feeds the emotions, love (the need for someone to complete our meaning of existence), liberty (explore...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M Mar 18

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    I believe what I want

    and don't shove my beliefs down other people's throats. I wish no one would try to convince people to abandon their believes, just to follow their own.
    VioletCarroll VioletCarroll 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 2, 2014

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    I am so blessed I have

    such a wonderful family
    driller31 driller31 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 7

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    I believe no one is bad

    or good. It's what we do that becomes bad or good.
    otoumie otoumie 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 21

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    Funny... Seems like religion is believing in

    others experiences and spiritual... Things is more like having your own experience
    lilybunny944 lilybunny944 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am really looking for others opinions.

    I was born and raised in the church ( I'm Methodist). I was told if you believe in God and you're good you will be rewarded in many ways. ( Never went into great detail of such rewards except when I pass on I will be able to go to heaven). As a 5 year old hearing this they made...
    Netabell Netabell 26-30, F 10 Responses Nov 29, 2014

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    I think what people want is encouragement

    that there is a path for THIS LIFE. People need to know why they are here, who to look to and what tey should and need to do to rise above the undertow of misery. And then we will see you in heaven.
    Sezom Sezom 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 4

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    Most do not have an understanding of free will.

    Free will literally means we each get to choose our outcome. We each make choices to grow and evolve us. We each are teachers to one another. My most painful teachers have imparted the greatest wisdom on me. Why? Because they taught me boundaries...when to say no, when to stand...
    QuiriousMe QuiriousMe 41-45, F 6 Responses Dec 6, 2014

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    see I'm under the understanding

    that with proof from the bible, god does not judge and does not need or want anyone to go to church, so I am urged by my spirit, to correct anyone who says they need church to find god, he is within everyone
    kristymom kristymom 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 15

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    rajchkraborty rajchkraborty 46-50, M 3 Responses Feb 8

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    i really want to help poor people ,

    i have seen people dying because of no food , no clothes and bcoz of dieseases and i feel really very bad abt. it , bcoz we all people in this world born as a human being , we all are same their is no body who is poor and nobody is rich , everyone says that the world is becoming...
    dieseldrumm dieseldrumm 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    I Can communicate with GOD

    and he told me There is No GOD
    mimodsp mimodsp 31-35, M 4 Responses Jan 9

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    Morning Yoga practice in the wood.

    The breeze through the trees and the tweet of the birds was absolutely serene.
    QuietlyQuesting QuietlyQuesting 31-35, F Jun 23, 2014

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