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spirituality

(spĭr″ĭ-choo-ăl′ĭ-tē) [ME.]
An awareness of the metaphysical, the religious, or the sublime. In practice, spirituality includes participation in organized religion, contemplation, meditation, prayer, reflection, and activities fostering self-growth and connections with others and with nature.

spirituality,

n an individual's quest for understanding the true meaning of life and the desire to integrate with the transcendent or sacred. May or may not arise from or lead to communi-ty formation or ritual observance.
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Every month we demonstrate that the practitioners of diverse religions and everyone in attendance, in their own special way, can appreciate praying, singing, chanting or reading from the sacred texts of the spiritual paths of others.
Everyone is welcome to participate to the extent their own spiritual paths or comfort levels allow.
Paganism is a unique individual spiritual path and it changes from person to person.
If you were to advise someone who wants to set out on a spiritual path, what would you say?
At the same time, do not wantonly hasten down every spiritual path that is presented to you; Rather use discernment.
2) This subjectivism dictates that one should find one's own path (another characteristic of their spiritual individualism) and includes experimenting and exploring spiritual practices, reading a great number of books, and so on, until one feels confident enough to decide which spiritual path to follow.
Many women on spiritual paths are not active in electoral politics but instead concentrate on humanitarian projects or their professional work, in addition to time spent with spiritual practice and family obligations.
At the same time, Flinders has found that many secular feminists view the spiritual path as yet another venue for the subordination of women.
Part of his spiritual path has involved the study of world religions and spiritual traditions, including Tibetan Buddhism and Native American shamanism.
org) in Santa Barbara, California, the Spiritual Paths Institute will launch a two-year program developed by a team of exceptional teachers, including S&H contributors Rabbi Rami Shapiro and Shaikh Kabir Helminski.
HOLY HUNCHES: RESPONDING TO THE PROMPTINGS OF GOD comes from the director of an inner city youth ministry and shows how intuitive hunches ultimately nudge us towards spiritual paths.
At the heart of this magnetism to community is a spiritual path.