Spirituality vs. Religion

“Our spirituality is awake and alive. It is a living, breathing relationship with the Universe and our Source\Creator in the present moment. Religion is like slumber. It relies upon an external hierarchal authority to tell us what we should believe about the Universe we inhabit, ignoring and distrusting our own innate spiritual senses.” ~David Nova

Deus Nexus

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ByDeus Nexus|David Nova


“Religion is based primarily upon fear. It is partly the terror of the unknown and partly as the wish to feel that you have a kind of elder brother who will stand by you in all your troubles and disputes. Fear of the mysterious, fear of defeat, fear of death. Fear is the parent of cruelty, and therefore it is no wonder if cruelty and religion have gone hand in hand. It is because fear is at the basis of those two things.”

― Bertrand RussellWhy I Am Not a Christian and Other Essays on Religion and Related Subjects


 “All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few.”

Stendhal


Those who are unfamiliar with the spiritual experience often confuse religion with spirituality, throwing out the baby with the bath water, so to speak.  For others…

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