Sharing again something I wrote when I just started out.
I am not religious. No, I AM NOT AN ATHEIST. When I tell people I am not religious, the usual allusion is that I am an atheist. Today, I was looked down upon, derisively, for saying I have never fasted in the last three decades of my presence on earth (amongst other apparently anti-God qualities) for religious purposes.
It then struck me like lightening- common belief or common consciousness cannot or does not understand the difference between spirituality and religiousness.
I am not here to shoot down religions or hurt anyone’s sentiments. But, while I am truly enamoured by the vastness of spirituality, the endless scope of unifying everything apparently diverse, I cannot fathom the constricted views or rationales of religion.
Taking a religious adage also helps us unify rather that differentiate to make religious hierarchies. If God made man in His own image, then how is the man profoundly different from…
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