To all those who understand and appreciate the difference between religion and
spirituality, and wish to grow in their spiritual lives inspired by Jesus Christ. For the
record, institutional religion—Catholic and other Christian churches—have focused on
preserving dogmas, beliefs, practices and rituals. A very valuable service. However, they
have taught these spiritual realities with an emphasis on the rational mind. The problem?
Our rational minds cannot access the spiritual. If we want to move from belief systems
to actual inner experience, to deep spiritual lives, we must think outside the box—
the box being our purely rational minds. Join me in this search for insight and Spirit-