Roger Housden: Secular Spirituality: An Oxymoron?

A secular spirituality, far from being an oxymoron, brings heaven down to earth, and encourages everyone to be their own priest. It bows in recognition of the extraordinary mystery that we are living in this very moment, without packaging it up in a neat bow of explanation. Bowing in a gesture of wonder and awe, not to any god or deity, but, as W.S. Merwin says in his poem, For The Anniversary of My Death,

bowing not knowing to what.

via Roger Housden: Secular Spirituality: An Oxymoron?.

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