To Be Spiritual, But Not Religious

Cristo López, PhD
ILLUMINATION
Published in
12 min readFeb 28, 2022

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An excerpt from my book, “Wisdom and Other Gifts of Spirituality.”

A photograph of an outstretched hand point to the sun.
Photo by Aamir Suhail on Unsplash

I have long been interested in the ways those of us who shy away from formal, organized religions may still grow spiritually. I identify as a “secular Buddhist,” which I guess affords me the right to claim that I am a seeker of spiritual insight, even if I recoil against the dogma and strictures of organized faith. I have spent many…

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Cristo López, PhD
ILLUMINATION

Writing with an open heart | American living & writing full-time in Monterrey, Mexico |