Menu

Amy Thinks Deep

philosophy for the curious soul 

THINK DEEP

Spirituality

Spirituality as it is known here reveals the presence of oneself, being authentic and fully uninfluenced by any person, event, or other variable. It is one's connection and experience with the divine, sometimes via a sacred experience. The idea encompasses a reality apart from physical or mental awareness. It is a pure awareness of one's inmost being, commonly called the soul or spirit. The soul is part of the spiritual body, similar to the physical body. 

Spirituality is to be distinct from religion. Spirituality is the practice of connecting with that which is divine, sacred, transcendent, or mystical. When a group of people have the same or similar experiences, this is called religion. Religions practice rituals and traditions which serve to remember spiritual beings and experiences. Spirituality here recognizes the perspective of one's individual experiences in connection with that which belongs to a different dimension.

Active spirituality encompasses the birth and cultivation of love, forgiveness, kindness, contentment, passion, compassion, gratitude, and peace. Existential spirituality encompasses the lightness and solitude of being, authenticity in the most natural, restful state, and awareness of the "I AM" phenomenon.

Monthly Newsletter

Sign up to get the deepest thoughts in your inbox!

Search Blog

Think Deep Essays

How Talking to God is Different than Thinking

Talking to God is a sacred and intimate experience. Many may find it as an intimidating process of something to be fearful and may elect to stay in the comfort zone of imagination. Imagination is like a playground of thoughts and ideas. Imagination can also exhibit a false sense of control over the thoughts and ideas we latch onto. The sacred experiences that bring a conscious connection and conve…

Read more

The Energetic Process of Creation

"In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters. And God said, 'Let there be light,' and there was light. God saw that the light was good, and he separated the light from the darkness." Genesis 1:1-4

"In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with Go…

Read more

Eternity vs. Forever vs. Infinity

Most people conceive of forever as being synonymous with infinity and I won't argue. However, eternity and infinity are little more separated in definition and doesn't quite exude the same depth of a synonymous relationship. Eternity is different.

As children, we may have been taught that "forever" never ends - it just keeps going and going and going. This is inconceivable; we find that out …

Read more

Consciousness, Subconsciousness, and Superconsciousness: Their Interplaying Roles

Science tells us that we have three parts to ourselves: consciousness, subconsciousness, and superconsciousness. Likewise, we are aware of mental, emotional, and spiritual qualities that make up a person. Mind, heart, soul; id, ego, superego; and the list could go on, including other culture's beliefs and language subsets and meanings - endless!

Our everyday lives are made up of consciousness …

Read more

The Purpose and Life of the Heart

Have you ever heard any of these three facts?

1. The leading cause of death is due to heart malfunctions/diseases.

2. The most common regret among the elderly and dying is that they didn't love enough in life.

3. Love is most closely associated with a healthy heart chakra.

When I realized these three facts altogether, the secret to life started to make more sense. You see, many of…

Read more

View older posts