“Solidity is the manifestation of spirit. Solidity is courage. It’s real and tangible, and we can share it with others.” — Charline Cipriano, Charlotte Community of Mindfulness We can share all our spiritual gifts, that is a powerful, powerful idea. It’s real and tangible. May we manifest it so.
“There’s a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.” — Leonard Cohen Rest in Peace, our cherished Bard.
H. L. Mencken surmised, “Morality is doing right, no matter what you are told. Religion is doing what you are told, no matter what is right.” Spirituality Vs. Dogmatic Religiosity: A Guide for the Spiritually Perplexed
“Here’s the thing: we need to drop the idea that religion and spirituality are one thing. They are enemies. It is religion that destroys all possibilities. If you feed religion, possibility will be destroyed; if you feed and nourish spirituality, possibility and diversity become manifest. They are not one and the same; they are two… Continue reading Drop the idea that religion and spirituality are one thing. They are enemies.
“That which can be destroyed by the truth should be.” — P.C. Hodgell Spirituality Vs. Dogmatic Religiosity: A Guide for the Spiritually Perplexed
“Mistakes are the portals of discovery.” — James Joyce “The religion of the future will be a cosmic religion. It will have to transcend a personal god and avoid dogma and theology. Encompassing both the natural and the spiritual, it will have to be based on a sense of intelligence arising from the spirit of… Continue reading “Mistakes are the portals of discovery.”
“The church doesn’t like for people to grow up, because you can’t control grown-ups. That’s why we talk about being born again. When you’re born again, you’re still a child. People don’t need to be born again. They need to grow up. They need to accept their responsibility for themselves and the world.” — John… Continue reading People don’t need to be born again. They need to grow up.