Spiritual but not Religious

Good evening all. Today I would like to clarify the meaning of religion, and the root to a loss of momentum in the right direction. Religion: any formal or institutionalized expression of such belief. Today I would like to dig into the wound of society. Are we better off religious or spiritual. Religion for years has been the cause of wars, division, strife, confusion, and last but not least….death, and destruction of whole bloodlines. How can one be so in love with attending a meeting that plans, and divides our society with hateful tactics against our neighbors. I once visited a small town of 1200 people that had 52 churches and temples in their town all using the same book to teach from mostly all related people to, and very closed mined about society..This was a very low income area, and churches lined the streets. What could be so different about us that we would require so many institutions to speak from one book. When has a religious person ever spoke to their neighbor, and not down to their neighbor?..as if they all have to be lost. How can the God we claim as our father show biasness, division , and more love for one group? The fact is religion is not the answer to a independent relationship with our higher power or inner self. Can one become strengthen from being religious? Yes group support by our very nature builds some level of confidence, strength, and motivation even street gangs have showed us this. What happens when the we are better, they are lost attitude steps in? What happens when the same issues persist? This is when we leave one church or temple to worship at another, and another. The very nature of religion is division. The God we speak of is a inward outward thing. Everything you and I need is within us, and our neighbor Gen 2:7 Then the LORD God formed man of dust from the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living being.. The  bridge between the natural and the spiritual are crossed by understanding our difference, and accepting safely what you cannot understand. Fact is if you are tied up in a religious war, confused about our existence, or sitting in a pew dividing yourself from the rest of the world. Then you are feeding the problem. The nature of humanity is to grow into this vessel we live in. To coordinate our flesh and spiritual to better work for our future. How does religion help us do this. The same wars are still raging on by the devout ones who not only want to make everyone what they are, but will also take up arms in pursuit of this agenda. With serious violence. This is not good for our future. Humanity is crying out. Spirituality is relating to the spirit or soul and not to physical nature or matter; intangible. If we want to see our full potential.  Focus on ourselves. Motivate one another, encourage growth, and support a more inward outward approach to betterment. Fact Jesus was not a catholic or a Christian, he wasn’t Baptist or Pentecostal. Muhammad was not a Muslim …It didn’t exist. These are all institutions that sprang up in their name. Society again are getting themselves caught up in the messengers, and missing the message. Jesus traveled and taught (no temple), and for the record the men traveling with him we can prove carried swords…now does that sound like a peaceful protest to you. I challenge everyone reading this to look inward for answers to problems first before looking at our neighbor. Focus less on religious beliefs than spiritual growth. Remember if we focus on bettering ourselves the whole world will change…Lets stop fighting other peoples battles, and win some of our own.

Love & Health

Marc Well

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Mystery Of One

A Unit is defined: A single thing or person. Any group of things or persons regarded as an entity: They formed a cohesive unit. One of the individuals or groups that together constitute a whole; one of the parts or elements into which a whole may be divided or analyzed. Any magnitude regarded as an independent whole; a single, indivisible entity. Now this to me sums up the whole. We all assume a role in the up bringing of civilization. We all have this inner power to be cultivated. To play a part in the whole. No one unit is more valuable than the next in the grand scheme of things, but yet some of us will assume more responsibility, and therefore play a larger role in its development. In the day to day. Being a whole requires several units, or parts to function. The parts must work together, and each assume responsibility for its part. Any negatively functioning parts will negatively effect the whole, any over exertion of one part will burnout the unit and therefore cause the whole to operate out of balance, or maybe not at all. This is the story of our existence, this is why we are here. We must learn this concept…working together, showing compassion for other parts of the whole, not interfering with positive contribution. Seeking new ways to positively express ourselves. Allowing the whole to have new units, and make upgrades as needed. We should be happy to one day leave this plane knowing we left the world, and humanity in one piece. In Peace. When we fight for reasons such as religious freedom, race, gender etc. If we do it in a disruptive way we damage the effectiveness of the whole. As we have our individual chance to live on this plane, and share our unique experiences with each other by living out our purpose. We must work to understand our difference in choice, and opinion. Don’t think for a second one can wipe out anyone of difference, and not spend the rest of your time here alone. These are things that if we stop for a moment and look ahead. We would see it is ourselves that we hurt if we stop moving, living, and learning. Thinking as one requires communication. Room for honest statistics, and everyone playing their part. Expanding out across the universe. Raising up families that respect their neighbors, and care for their environment. Holding those accountable for purposed destruction, and fixing poorly functioning parts (people). Making regular upgrades. This requires open communication. Looking over skin, religion, and gender. Drawing out every individuals talents to the surface. If it doesn’t effect the production, accept it as a individuals life. This should be our earnest desire. It inspires peace. It promotes family. Insults should be addressed with why, and solutions should be considered. Cruelty should be unacceptable, and forgiveness should be sought. One comes as an idea with many working parts coming together for one purpose. One accomplishment after another. This is the mystery. No one person, place or thing on this plane has all the answer. They are spread among every unit, individual, or part to make a whole.

Love & Health

Marc Well         

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