"Yes, you can be spiritual and not religious, but... it is subjective. Subjective in the way that only those who thoroughly follow the definition of spirituality vs religiousness. Think of it as the way that people define the word theory. To…"
"For me, I think I've done about as decent a job as any other human being would at coming to terms with inevitability, on any scale. However, it's more of an issue of what will be left in life after I perish. (i.e: my children). Having…"
My mom died when I was 16. I turned to Christianity for reassurance that she would live a great eternal happiness elsewhere... concluded that not only wouldn't she, according to our doctrine, but that Christianity in it's entirety is a crock of shit.
From further investigation and research, and with fervent interest in Biology, I later discovered the awesomeness of Evolution, and have been in love ever since.