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(Not) Serious Spirituality

Friday, June 21, 2013

This morning a member of the Meditation and Mindfulness team shared her spiritual practice and asked about others. My reply was this: For me, I feel closest to MotherFather God when I am in nature. Spectacular sunrises and sunsets burn memories into my brain. Walking along a wooded path as autumn leaves fall awakens me in a way like no other. Sitting on the porch with the cat in my lap listening to the birds and the wind in the trees centers me.

On the other hand, I don't take spirituality totally seriously. There was a funny Agnes comic last Sunday about spirituality, but since I couldn't post it on the thread, here it is:



Just realized how small SP sizes uploaded pictures, so here is the link:

www.gocomics.com/agnes/2
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PATRICE_E 6/25/2013 1:19PM

    Still chuckling here! "When people say I'm not spiritual I just want to punch their lights out!" So very zen! hahaha! Thanks for the laughs, Celia.


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SHARON10002 6/22/2013 11:57PM

    I'm with you on this one, Celia. Nature is my center, too; the mountains especially. I love driving out to the valley and even better going into West Virginia. Water is good too, I love looking at the stars and the moon. Tonight's "Super Moon" was absolutely magnificent!

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PINKNFITCARLA 6/21/2013 11:30PM

    I agree!

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LEANNAW4 6/21/2013 8:48PM

    Haha! "Butt loads of spirituality" is great! I am like you in that I find spiritual connectedness in nature and truly respect the balance, but as part of that balance, I try to see the lighter, funnier side to life. This comic is terrific. Thanks for sharing!

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BROOKLYN_BORN 6/21/2013 8:44PM

    Funny! I feel the same as you when out in nature.

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THINANDFITEMILY 6/21/2013 2:55PM

    emoticon Happy Solstice! Peace baby emoticon

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123ELAINE456 6/21/2013 1:02PM

  Awesome Blog. God Blessings to You and Everyone. Have a Wonderful Week. Take Care. Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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LILYDOG11 6/21/2013 1:01PM

    Yes nature does have a Spiritual nature to it, but i believe someone had to create it !! Also, I've had Cancer healing and feel it was a divine intervention that took place. But next week Me, Hubby and new Pup will go for a wilderness walk !! emoticon

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SLIMMERJESSE 6/21/2013 12:29PM

    That's true for me as well - nature is my spiritual connection.

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GORIANA 6/21/2013 11:40AM

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PESKIGIRL 6/21/2013 10:50AM

  LOL, funny! I agree, there's nothing like being outside and with nature. I live a couple of blocks from the ocean but traffic is truly insane in my country, constant honking totally breaks the mood, so to make it work I need to have my ear buds on -it's better to enjoy nature's sounds, but sometimes that's not an option in the city. I do love to go about an hour south and listen to the ocean -that is truly awesome!
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DIBANANA 6/21/2013 10:29AM

  I'm there with you Celia

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_LINDA 6/21/2013 9:59AM

    Absolutely nothing beats getting out in the woodsy trails for me too. I feel a calmness and tranquility like no other time. Especially if I am alone and hearing nothing but nature sounds (hard to do when your trails run through the heart of a city -but some are far enough away from the roads for peace and quiet) My most favorite parts of trips I have been on is hiking remote trails or getting tours through wilderness settings.
Have a fantastic Friday!

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KAB7801 6/21/2013 9:36AM

    That's sounds like me when I feel closet to god seeing all the wonderful creations in nature

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KANOE10 6/21/2013 9:26AM

    That was funny. I enjoyed it. Thanks for sharing..I enjoy the informal spirituality of nature as well.



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WORKNPROGRESS49 6/21/2013 9:17AM

    emoticon emoticon for sharing this emoticon

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