7 Reasons Why It’s Totally Fine To Be Spiritual But Not Religious

Wendi Lady
5 min readJul 28, 2022
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When it comes to spirituality, there are many different ways to find your path. For some people, this means being religious and following a set of specific beliefs and practices. For others, spirituality can be vaguer and less defined- an overall sense of meaning and purpose in life that doesn’t necessarily involve traditional religion. If you’re in the second category, you’re not alone. Many people identify as spiritual but not religious. There are several reasons why this is totally okay. Here are seven of them.

One: You Don’t Fit the Confines of Religion

If you’ve ever felt like you don’t fit in with the confines of religion, you’re not alone. Many people feel the same way. The good news is that it’s okay to follow your own path. There is no one right way to believe, and you are free to believe whatever feels right for you.

You can find strength and comfort in your own beliefs, and you don’t have to conform to anyone else’s idea of what is right or wrong.

When you listen to your heart and follow your own path, you’ll be surprised at how much more peace and happiness you’ll experience in your life.

Two: Spirituality is About Connecting with Your Higher Power

While many people believe in a higher power, there is no single definition of what that means. For some, it may be a traditional deity with specific characteristics and qualities. For others, it may simply be a force that governs the universe. And for many people, their concept of a higher power constantly evolves as they learn more about the world and their place in it.

The important thing is that each person has their own unique understanding of what a higher power is. And while faith communities can provide support and guidance, ultimately, it is up to each individual to find their own path to spiritual fulfillment.

Three: Rules and Regulations vs. Flexible Open-Mindedness

For many people, religion is an integral part of their lives. It provides a sense of community and belonging, as well as a set of shared beliefs and values. However, religion…

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Wendi is a freelance writer with interests in esoteric topics and spirituality. Get a dose of magick in your inbox: https://wendilady.medium.com/subscribe