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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.
Paganism is a unique individual spiritual path and it changes from person to person.
Part of his spiritual path has involved the study of world religions and spiritual traditions, including Tibetan Buddhism and Native American shamanism.
She must learn to make full use of the stone and necklace and an energy called kura if she is to survive and fulfill her spiritual path.
With a gathering place for fellowship, promoting self responsibility and self realization, we hope to bring to the Houston area a center of spirituality bridging the gap of tolerance for people of all spiritual paths.
Read his piece outlining three spiritual paths to aging with Huston Smith, Thich Nhat Hanh, and Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi here.
Fueled by new archival discoveries of Blake family documents, her analysis probes spiritual paths and recreates sexual focuses of his work which were initially changed by his pious executor.
Helpful information about conferences and travel packages, all aimed at helping its visitors navigate their spiritual paths, The Beliefnet Store offers a wide variety of those products for sale.
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.
But we should also be emboldened by the tremendous service that these lay spiritual paths can be to the great majority of Christian faithful.
At the heart of this magnetism to community is a spiritual path.