Religion and Spirituality are they the same, or are they different?
This question has been posed to me a lot lately. Clients, house guests, and even a random magazine article I stumbled across yesterday all raise this question of religion and spirituality.
(I’ve learned that when the Universe presents me something in 3’s, I’m to pay attention to it.)
So, here are my thoughts on this topic.
Traditional religions provide answers.
My neighbor told me a fascinating story I want to share with you. Over our morning coffee on Sunday, we somehow got on the subject of monkeys. (I know, not most folks average coffee talk subject!)
Anyway, Brandy was telling me that her brother spent some time abroad in the Philippines. While there, he discovered that the locals have a very unique tactic to trap unwanted monkeys.
They’ll use a bottle with a small opening at the top,
If you’re anything like me, you might not be great at keeping New Year’s Resolutions. I used to fuss at myself for not having the will power to make the changes in my life, but now I know better.
You see, my personality-self loves when I list goals and make plans. My personality-self loves when I use my mind to make all the decisions.
But, there is a deeper, wiser version of me that balks when I only make decisions with my head.