Religion is...

Discussion in 'Spirituality/Worship' started by springwater, Mar 21, 2009.

  1. springwater

    springwater Well-Known Member

    Last night i put on the tv and just managed to see a lady in a lifestyle programme say this...

    "Religion is for those who dont want to go to hell

    Spirituality is for those who have been there".


    God Bless

    PS I place myself as amongst those who 'been to hell'.
  2. vivian53

    vivian53 Member

    Hi Springwater. I like that quote. I'm with you on another thing.....been there, sometimes am still there, trying to crawl back out.

  3. TwoCatDoctors

    TwoCatDoctors New Member

    Have to agree with you and I personally believe that Hell is on earth and not after we die. Spirituality means a lot. I've been to hell right here on earth-- some of the others of us have also. Spirituality gets me through but hell on earth is why many long to die to get the peace after dying.

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  4. springwater

    springwater Well-Known Member

    Im glad you like that struck a chord within me, as it did you.

    Julie thanks for your kind words. Although i dont know whether i deserve it completely..i do my share of raging at my brothers while i help out...but its an on going process of give freely..without any reservations...

    God Bless
    [This Message was Edited on 03/25/2009]
  5. Gingareeree

    Gingareeree New Member

    Gov't. and religion.... Jam you mentioned something about control and paying dues. Gov't. taxation is FORCED ,no choice. In religion thithing is voluntary, I attend a parish with almost 6,000 members. Only 819 contribute on a regular basis! Can't imagine what would happen if gov't had that low remittance on taxes! Jeanne