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Old 09-29-2012, 11:03 AM   #10
Dave de Vos
 
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Re: spirtuality in the dojo

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Diana Frese wrote: View Post
Oops, I just noticed Dave had posted while I was writing. Great post, and I will look up the links he was kind to add....
Thank you

This thread did make me think about how I view my own "spirituality". I'm an atheist and a real sceptic when it comes to anything supernatural. So I don't see myself as a spiritual person and I assumed that the term "spiritual" could not apply to me.
But I think there's more to it than that.
Now I think the concept of Secular Spirituality fits fairly well to describe my spirituality. I realize that this contradicts my previously stated link between religion and spirituality. I think I understand the distinction a bit better now.

But still, I think you'd have to look closely to even find "Secular Spirituality" in our dojo.
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