One author writes that...
"Dogma is a firm belief in something regardless of proof."
Now that, to me, is antithetical to true spirituality,
which at best, I feel ought to be a result of a fervent thirst for truth.
I believe in a loving God,
a kindly Spirit that is surely flexible and generous, replete with virtue and healing qualites,
as shown most clearly in the ways and lives of the Godly Ones and Prophets.
The Prophets were pure, untainted love, responsive to human needs and differences.
I find much of Spirit is in Their words and holy teachings.
True Spirituality, to me, is related to purity of heart.
The more detached and purer the soul the closer it is to God...
Religion's Misunderstanding and Abuse
Religions of the past became the pawns of power,
wealth and conquest, playthings in the hands of men.
Spirituality became lost in that arena, but...
If Spirit sent the Prophets and They were Light on Light,
then the abuses of religion cannot have come from Them.
Let us leave the past behind, for the modern educated soul,
who now may open holy books with eyes of thoughtful
Spirituality is within the heart of it's beholder, whether within or without religion...
Spirit comes in many vessels, and only that acceptance can open vital ways to heal the hearts of all...
Would not a Great and wondrous Power
make Itself accessible to all?
The Same Great Source
is behind all the faiths, and every religion is meant to help us
reach the Higher Spirit,
Surely a true Loving Spirit hears the plleas of all and offers healing to everyone on earth...
There is much to learn of the Divine in every culture and every faith. Many of their writings are indistinguishable from one another.
For more on religion & true spirituality go to our Maturing Faith Page
This talk brings out the reasons behind
many religious teachings. It is very inclusive of all
faiths and their many logical realities & practices...
"Above the earth is a great circle of prayer"
in which everyone from every faith,
as well as those without faith is a part.
When you pray or act from fullness of heart,
you are connecting with this tremendous power that
comes from all corners of the earth. "
--Native tribes of the American Southwest
Here is a sweet and very short video of Jews and Muslims praying & fellowshiping together...