Archive for May 10th, 2011

So if God/Goddess/Spirit is Infinite, and too powerful to be labelled or confined by categories such as gender

And if that Infinite Spirit finds different ways to reach out to us,

What if people following different religions are actually just following the same loving Spirit along different paths?…

Worth thinking about.

I don’t believe that everyone is worshipping the identical Spirit.

But, when I find someone of a different faith who does their best to live by the same characteristics, such as compassion, honor and charity, that my God wants me to follow, I feel that we may be in the service of the same Spirit, even though our religious practices are different.

And, when I encounter someone who says they follow the same faith that I do, but makes bigotry, greed, intolerance and other such things part of their life plan, I know that, though they claim to be Christians, they’re certainly not following Christ.

By their works, you will know them…

And, by that standard, sometimes I feel closer to certain people on a path of paganism, than I do to certain folks who claim to be followers of Christ.

Are religious traditions and practices important? Yes.

But I’d say that the most important thing is the Spirit that you carry in your heart…






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