Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Reader follows differences between spirit and soul

Pamela Morse posts her review of Thomas Moore's A Religion of One's Own: A Guide to Creating a Personal Spirituality in a Secular World that she read on her Kindle Paperwhite. Morse states:
"The mystical and mysterious is essential to our fulfillment and happiness. Without soul, spirit, and practices that maintain the health and vigor of both in our lives we can become dead to the pleasure of being alive. Churches and formal religion have lost the leadership role they once maintained without question. Now it is important not to discard the sacred and the meaningful, but to make a unique personal system that is true to our own natures. Dogma and deterioration from institutions can be replaced by practices that feed our souls and our spirits, and nurture harmony in our communities."
She concludes, "Thomas Moore has once again created a meaningful and significant lesson we can all easily grasp. The book is short, compelling, and will leave you in a new frame of mind. It is worth reading, and even more worth practicing."

Morse's earlier post "Juno" is based on Moore's new book.