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
by Grace Marguerite Williams 5 years ago
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by Baileybear 7 years ago
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by Der Meister 6 years ago
What do you think when people say "I'm not religious, but I'm spiritual"?
by nightwork4 5 years ago
Do you give science the credit for the decline of religion?religion has been on the decline for decades, do you think science is the main reason or what is your opinion for the decline.
by Woman Of Courage 7 years ago
I have read many posts in the religious forums stating Christians are religionists. Christians aren't meant to pursue religion. As Christians, we are to have a relationship with God, not religion. Personally, I have seperated God from religion when I accepted Jesus as my personal Lord and Savior.
by breathe2travel 6 years ago
What does it mean to be spiritual or religious?If someone is spiritual, do you think they're religious? Or, do you think someone can be spiritual without being religious? Do you think someone can be religious without being spiritual?
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