I Believe In the Wisdom of Religion

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    Sugar, Sugar

    Here's the story I refered to creating in the "Hinduism" story comment to nourradiance. It is meant to teach "Do as I do" not "Do as I say, not as I do".       A woman once thought her little boy was eating too much sugar...
    freeed freeed
    66-70, M
    4 Responses Jul 9, 2009

    Freedom From Authority : Self Realization

    FREEDOM FROM AUTHORITY   :   SELF REALIZATION   Truth: honest, reality, beauty, pure, clean and unadulterated completeness Goodness: rightness, desirability, benevolence, honesty Beauty: rightness, form, aliveness, simplicity, richness...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses May 31, 2010

    Hinduism

    Although I detest labels I just assigned that one to myself as a guide for the angle from which I approach God. Like nourradiance I was born into a Roman Catholic family and as a child, who doesn't begin by thinking theirs is the only mother, theirs is the only father in the...
    freeed freeed
    66-70, M
    15 Responses Jul 6, 2009

    Star Seeds

    STAR SEEDS Panspermia ..... suggests that life seeds came from outer space and planets exchanged life. Panspermia literally means seeds everywhere. Panspermia suggests that life could have existed on another planet and moved to Earth. Statistics have showed 7.5% of rocks from...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Aug 6, 2010

    A Search For Truth (Nuh Keller)

    Autobiography of the American Sufi Master: Nuh Keller Born in 1954 in the farm country of the northwestern United States, I was raised in a religious family as a Roman Catholic. The Church provided a spiritual world that was unquestionable in my childhood, if anything more real...
    nourradiance nourradiance
    36-40, F
    1 Response Feb 6, 2008

    The Wise One

    the wise Sir John Lennon once said to believe in the teachings of Buddha and Jesus not the religions becuase the religions were warped by the priests who taught and twisted their believes into the scriptures as well. it is good to follow a churches teachings but make sure it...
    HHJJthethird HHJJthethird
    31-35, M
    1 Response Feb 9, 2012

    Warning: Offensive and in bad taste

    Woe is this Joke. Irony that fell flat. Or did it fall? Perhaps it was already toppling. Funny perhaps, but not appropriate. Inappropriate fun is not cool for school. Jokes below...lame terrible jokes... Pictures that you might find funny or offensive; Depending on your...
    smebro smebro
    22-25, M
    24 Responses Oct 10, 2007

    Religion, a Source of Comfort

    Every religion offers a pill of strength to deal with somekind of human sickness that we manifest in each of us. A searcher of the Truth, seeks the religion that offers the panacea. "Mankind were one community and God send Prophets with glad tidings and warnings, and with...
    nourradiance nourradiance
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Mar 1, 2008

    Absolutely

    I don't know many religionsthere even are.... I've read The Bible and I know a ton of Buddhism. That's about it.   I'm neither Budhist nor Christian yet as I learned of certain particular beliefs, I've made a tremendous effort to practice them in my own life...
    mefirstGIMME mefirstGIMME
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Feb 28, 2008

    Three Types of Religion

      There are three types of religion and you can choose one based on what you want from a religion: Exoteric Esoteric Both An exoteric religion is usually a dogmatic religion.  There are certain codes and symbols that followers must adopt in order to be...
    nourradiance nourradiance
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jul 10, 2009

    Karen Armstrong On Redefining Religion

    "Religion is highly pragmatic, despite its otherworldliness.  It should not only transform us, but it should also transform the world.  Religious SHOULD make a difference.  And as soon as it ceases to be effective it will be changed.  So we should be...
    nourradiance nourradiance
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jul 18, 2008

    Holographic Universe

    http://www.crystalinks.com/holographic.html Check this link to sew together the notion that a Hindu viewpoint that all is The Self is really the same as a viewer of the universe (God or an atheist) )being entertained by illusion. In the latter part of this essentially...
    freeed freeed
    66-70, M
    1 Response Aug 15, 2011

    The Elephant And The Blind Men

    Perhaps this amusing, informative story will help increase understanding between religions. A group of blind men stumbled across [sorry] an elephant, new to them and an unknown. One grabbed its tail. declarig this animal can be used as a broom. Another hugged one of the legs and...
    freeed freeed
    66-70, M
    20 Responses Jun 30, 2010

    Behind The Scenes

    I think that in their core beliefs most religions offer some good advice. It goes right along with my belief that most of them really do have at least some piece of wisdom they can share to make the world a better place. It's the people who try to over analyze the message who are...
    IWishIUnderstood IWishIUnderstood
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Oct 20, 2010
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