5 questions to answer when you have a basket of belief systems
If, like so many people on Earth, you enjoy exploring different belief systems, what do you answer when people ask what you believe in?
Do you immediately discuss religion? Feign you have no beliefs at all? Do you label yourself a yogi, Buddhist, Christian, witch or Pagan?
Does it matter? Is it anybody’s business other than your own?
More than likely, your beliefs are a result of your own private and personal journey on this Earth. They can also be of utmost importance as you unite yourself with another person, create and raise a family, and have a need to fit in socially somewhere.
Weaving and unweaving my foundational beliefs doesn't bother me, as I don't truly know what I believe.
I have often wondered what I truly believe in and know I am still finding out. Whether studying Hawaiian spiritual beliefs or other native and indigenous lifestyles through to the energy of rocks and flowers or following science and understanding how this great universe formed, my beliefs have changed many times over many decades.
The more I experience, the more I can discard what doesn’t fit and adopt new beliefs with each learning curve. Mostly, I choose what works and works well for my life.
Weaving and unweaving my foundational beliefs doesn’t bother me, as I don’t truly know what I believe.
I am still learning.
Here are some helpful questions to ask yourself when you have a basket full of belief systems:
1. What belief system is purposeful for your life intentions and long-term plans?
2. What have you noticed does not work time and time again, and needs to be discarded or replaced?
3. Is it time to explore one of your belief systems further or put some standards to the test?
4. Are some of your belief systems too rigid and outdated or do you like having structure and following rules, protocols, ritual and the safety net of other like-minded people?
5. What belief system gives you the greatest peace and joy in your heart right now?
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