Wednesday, June 25, 2008

defining religion



I ran into a really striking bulletin board for a church recently -
had to take a snapshot. In case you don't have your bi-focals on, it says:


Religion is GOODNESS with its sleeves rolled up.



It made me think of another quote on religion I like:


"My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness." The Dalai Lama

re·li·gion
1. Belief in and reverence for a supernatural power or powers regarded as creator and governor of the universe.
2. A personal or institutionalized system grounded in such belief and worship.
3. The life or condition of a person in a religious order.
4. A set of beliefs, values, and practices based on the teachings of a spiritual leader.
5. A cause, principle, or activity pursued with zeal or conscientious devotion.

Having zeal or devotion to kindness...or goodness...nuff said.

1 comment:

Goddess Diana said...

Dear Goddess Glenda,

I love this post!!!! It reminds me of Karen Drucker's song - My religion is kindness, my church is nature....

I love what you are sharing. And the great bulletin board. I love seeing life through your eyes. Tee hee!!!

And congrats on the Etsy shop!!! I am updating your link on my website.

Woo hoo!!!

Wishing you,
Peace & Love, Just Because,
Goddess Diana