What does it mean when people say they are spiritual, not religious?
That they exhibit the qualities religion defines as positive and available only through their god.
What a copout! But it's all I have.
Many people believe in a higher power (spirit) but don't belong to an organized religion. Some qualities which they practice are common such as forgiveness, a connection with nature, kindness to all living things, etc. - while other things such as using crystals or sacred objects might be viewed as strange - just my "off the cuff" thoughts
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