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What is a Spiritual Life?

Sep 13, 2017

Something created us. Even biology and science were created by something. Those are simply words or labels humans made up to describe something. Whatever created us, I call The Mystery, or my Higher Power. I believe that It created us with the ability to invite It into our lives, ignore It (agnosticism), or resist It (atheism). Neither is bad or good, right or wrong. It’s a choice. Effectively, each of us gets to make a decision about what we believe. This is the paradox of spirituality and free will! 

My experience is that when I was unaware of The Mystery, ignored It, or resisted It, life was unmanageable (unconscious, selfish, anxious, or shameful). It has also been my experience that when I begin each day praying, “Mother/Father/Spirit/Mystery, please help me to set aside everything I think I know and fill me with knowledge of your will for me and the power to carry it out,” and then listen to my thoughts, I can trust them to guide me in a spiritual experience. Every night, as I look over my shoulder at my real life, and the day behind me, I see that I was free from those previous burdens. I was honest, deliberate, did my best, and I experience authentic self-esteem. This is the physiology of a spiritual life—it includes your behavioral life as well as your mental and emotional health.

Your spiritual life is something you will experience rather than understand intellectually. If you struggle to put it into words, or when you do people don't seem to understand, you're on the right track! Access to it is an inalienable part of being human. However, I also believe that is activated through your choice and your invitation to It. 

 

 



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