Tuesday, June 12, 2018
What does it take to be spiritual?
Religion is not knowledge. Religion is experience.
Don't make the mistake of thinking that knowledge is spiritual. Knowledge is counterfeit spirituality. For a true spiritual experience, knowledge has to be set aside. Knowing about swimming and actually swimming are two entirely different things. In the same way, knowing about religion and being religious are two different things.
As David Francis, the Unitarian pioneer said, we need not think alike to love alike.
Spirituality, in the Christian tradition, is walking in Love. That doesn't take knowledge. It takes forgiveness.