Huh? For a lot of people, religion and spirituality are the same thing. But many people of faith will tell you that’s not so.
Psychiatrist Richard Pratt sees the difference this way: “Religion is a search for peace and security in an unsure world. Spirituality is that personal urge many of us have within, to listen to an inner voice from a deep ‘something’ that is calling us from the inside out.”
There’s nothing wrong with searching for peace and security. In fact, my commitment to following Jesus Christ (whom serious Christians believe is the divine Son of God) provides just that. However, it’s my faith, NOT my religion.
Fine, fine, you say. But am I guilty of linguistic hair-splitting? Some might say yes, but I’ve often found that religious…
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