Black Spirituality Religion : What is your definition of Spirituality, and how do you express it?

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  1. Ankhur

    Ankhur Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Open for discussion
     
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    Spirituality, is a constant focus on the common good of nature and humanity,
    and the outward expression of the internal element of divinity

    for the betterment of those around you

    helping, healing, inspiring, educating, rescuing, liberating, and supporting
     
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    - UHHHHH, didn't you just turn an opportunity to do all of that in your own neighborhood down just a couple of hours ago in another thread?????






    • So how can you expect anyone to want to answer this for you when initially took you 22 days to answer it yourself and you clearly don't excercise what you preach to others????????







    • Especially when you say you can take someone to those churches on those blocks and show someone what THEY are doing. Which means YOU AIN'T DOING NOTHING YOURSELF THAT YOU CAN SHOW ANYONE!!







    • It's obvious that the way you express spirituality is by just running your mouth!!!
     
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    I see so are you trying to say that you got rid of all of your spirituality the last time you visited the commode is that what you are saying?
     
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    Seems to fall into two groups:
    • Religion / Superstition modified in some form with a specific eye to reducing institutional connections. Usually, it's a position that's somehow viewed as being unique yet mostly constitutes the same ideas more formalized religions furnished that person with.
      • Sometimes the blendings can be novel and interesting.
    • Secular spirituality that doesn't refer to a literal metaphysical things or beliefs, but tends to focus on being somewhat humanist and relating to the natural world.
     
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    ouch
     
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    OK understandable in application the question however is in terms of the adjective

    why use the term spiritual at all if there is no belief in gnosis of spirit?
     
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    The real purpose of this post is to allow some peace, understanding and unity to enter the New Year of 2012, and to accept and apreciate all those who criticize religion whether the criticism is of Christianity, Islam or Judaism, Bhuddism or Hindu.

    Then to allow those who criticize religion to express and share their views of spirtituality, what it means to them and how they express it so we can all learn from their wisdom.
     
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    For the same reason people refer to the human spirit or the soul of humanity without meaning a literal thing, I suppose.
     
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