What makes for spiritual, or human, wellbeing? A report in 2013 came up with these suggestions: Spirituality means different things to different people. It may include (a search for) one's ultimate beliefs and values; a sense of meaning and a purpose in life; a sense of connectedness; identity and awareness; and for some people, religion. … Continue reading Spiritual Reflection – Spiritual / Human Wellbeing
Spiritual Reflection: Beyond the Here and Now
Identity is a spiritual matter to my mind, as my spirituality is an intrinsic aspect of who I am. T.S. Eliot wrote that “here and now cease to matter” – and I wonder if one of the problems with modern concerns about identity are about an obsession with the “here and now”. "What am I … Continue reading Spiritual Reflection: Beyond the Here and Now
There is a deeper past
There is a deeper past Than my own . I inherit The culture of human time . And nature's Ancient legacy . Drawing From these springs . And from eternity The energies of life . My spirituality And deeper than it all . The grace Of God's divinity. .
The Significance of Sound
Meaning Cannot be Merely Personal Or how can language Survive Without degeneration Into noise? The significance Of sound Resides in the Wider world Of sense Inheritance Culture And history.
Spiritual Reflection: What is Spirituality?
There is ethics, there is philosophy, there is psychology, there is religion...and then there is spirituality! What is spirituality, then? To start with, I wouldn’t want to be too specific about spirituality. I think that would be a mistake. Perhaps one way of thinking about spirituality is as a series of overlapping circles, but … Continue reading Spiritual Reflection: What is Spirituality?
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