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January 21, 2016

“Spiritual beings having a human experience”

Filed under: Uncategorized — seev78 @ 10:17 am

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I heard that this morning and I really liked it:  “We are spiritual beings having a human experience.”

The person I heard saying it was quoting it from someone else, and they thought it was a fairly old summation, not original to their source, either.

The person I heard it from had had a very negative experience of religion growing up, and found the distinction between spirituality and religion a welcome surprise when they discovered it later in life.  I think what’s reflected in this quotation was part of the spiritual outlook they came to as an adult.

It makes plenty of sense to me, and I think its formulation helps put the biological underpinnings of our material life experiences in a better perspective.

Hearing these words this morning I started wondering why I don’t spend more time with people who see things this way and less time trying to…

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3 Comments »

  1. Are you the person who left a message on my blog – gentlepolitics? I liked your comment. I’d like to be in touch. No, I don’t think governments are irrelevant.

    Comment by gentlepolitics — June 5, 2016 @ 7:42 pm

    • Yes, I’m the person who left a message on your blog. In fact you know me. I’m Mardy Seavey, Bert!

      I have an old blog on wordpress.org and a hardly used one on wordpress.com. My old blog has the following address: mcseavey.org/blog.

      No, I didn’t think you meant governments are irrelevant, but I had to ask!

      Best regards,
      Mardy

      ps. Sure is raining hard as I write this!

      Comment by seev78 — June 5, 2016 @ 8:15 pm

    • Yes, Bert, that was me, Mardy. I don’t use my wordpress.com blog much. I have a blog on wordpress.org. It’s called mcseavey.org/blog. I have not been using it that much either but I did so in the past.
      /Mardy

      Comment by seev78 — July 17, 2016 @ 8:30 am


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