Amy Thinks Deep

philosophy for the curious soul 



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.

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Think Deep Essays

Mitigating the Karmic Cycle

Why do we choose to reincarnate into life after life after life? How do we end this continual cycle and move forward in our spiritual development? This mind-catching question stumps and interests me at the same time, more than anything else I write on this blog. Since I have come to understand the purpose of life more fully, I now dive straight into deeper thoughts on reincarnation.  

It mig…

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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…

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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…

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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 …

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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 …

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