Opening Religion

October 3, 2018 Open Religion No Comments

This is, as I see it, mainly to be done through opening related concepts.

‘Opening concepts’

One should see this rationally / conceptually AND, even mainly, sub-conceptually: meditatively. This brings a difference in methodology as well as in results. Both are to be seen much more as ‘creative’.

As any of my writing, actually.

A key to ‘understand’ me better is to not simply try to understand my writing but even more: to ‘experience’ it, like an invitation to you, dear reader, towards opening yourself.

Which is in this domain especially pertinent: religious people who open themselves into related concepts (you get it?) do not have to abandon anything that they find worthwhile.

I think this is absolutely crucial:

People should NOT (never, ever) lose something deeply valuable in the religious domain.

I mean it: it’s possible. It is of course no easy endeavor at all.

It needs TONS of support.

Now, concepts to be opened are the grand concept of ‘religion’ itself as well as many elements.

For instance: ‘to believe’.

Is it something like: to believe in the weatherman? In Santa Claus? In anything conceptual?

Or is it: ‘to believe’ without needing to rationally know what one believes… This is: relaxing discrete control in favor of a much bigger ‘control’.

No chaos!

Yet something one cannot easily grasp as such, since it transcends the conceptual.

He who does not understand this, should not be talking about it (in my humble opinion).

‘To believe’ has an etymological root in the old German ‘Belieben’ which contains ‘Liebe’ (love). As in the Dutch ‘geloven’ (meaning: ‘to believe’), you may discern ‘love’.

‘To believe’ = ‘to love’.

Isn’t it immensely nice?

Now, dear reader, try to feel what this may mean to you. It’s very important. Please put effort in this.

What does it mean…

What does it Mean… to YOU.

Does it have the potential to change everything, without losing anything worthwhile?

This is so important!

I want to stop this blog-text here.

Instead of rambling on, I invite you to stop, also, with your flow of conscious activity and try to feel deep inside yourself, especially if you are religious, that religiosity (re-ligare, as you may be doing now) is eventually the most important thing/action/experience that ever existed

in the entire universe.

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