A Journey into Spirituality

Natalie Ortega takes us through her path of self discovery in her spirituality. She was raised in the Catholic faith however, as an adult she reached a crossroads in her faith. And, so her journey began with the possibility of progression into a faith that she can reconcile with.

Natalie, Lucia and Emy also discuss Parker J. Palmer’s On the Brink Everything: Grace, Gravity and Getting Old.  Each of them give their perspective on Life, Death and Spirituality.

Natalie also includes her ideas and notions about faith and doing it her way as she says below:

“Specifically, reading On the Brink, allowed me to realize that it was natural if Christianity’s Christology didn’t square with my thinking, and similarly that it was okay if I took in tenants from other religious beliefs and philosophies and excluded the ones that didn’t sit well with me. And although for decades I was irked that I couldn’t quite say that my faith was strong, now I see that whether it is strong or weak is not necessarily the point. Even if its ebb looks like overturned mountain peaks and its flow is minimal progression, the idea is that embracing the process itself IS the PRIZE. That is the actual “progression”!

Resources discussed are:

On the Brink Everything: Grace, Gravity and Getting Old, https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07B4LQW6Z/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1

The Book of Joy, https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01HIO5SK2/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1

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