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.

Please follow and like us:
LinkedIn
Facebook
Facebook
Twitter
Google+
RSS
Follow by Email
SHARE

Related Posts

Inter-Religious, Deep Down

… instead of an inter-religious ‘dialogue’ that conglomerates only at the surface, while depth is safely kept out of the picture. Because that is of course no dialogue in the first place. It’s rubbing-each-other in order to elicit good feelings and putting a nice image to outside. Hidden agendas remain unchanged. Sorry. No dialogue. Even Read the full article…

Spirituality

In all times, spirituality has been about how people consciously deal with their own non-conscious mind. Has the endeavor been worthwhile and may it lead to a new dawn? Spirit = internal: the way of using one’s mind without immediate crystallizations of ‘thinking’ into ‘thoughts’ – thus: what happens in the mind before conceptualization. Scientifically, Read the full article…

37. Religion explained

Scientists keep looking for God in the minds of people. In this endeavor, experiments have been done whereby certain centers of the brain are stimulated by an electromagnetic field. Especially in conditions of sensory deprivation, people can thereby start having hallucinations with a very religious undertone. Something like ‘seeing the light and this light is Read the full article…