“Religion is belief in someone else’s experience. Spirituality is having your own experience.” ~Deepak Chopra
I agree with this quote, as would my protagonist, Jesse, in The Ghosting of Gods. It’s the reason he wants knowledge, not faith. Knowledge can only come from within. Know Thyself is a much repeated piece of advice, right?
Knowing yourself could actually be a definition of “spirituality.” There’s no end to this knowing. That’s what gives it the flavor of eternity and divinity.
Psychology and spirituality intertwine and intrigue me. My next novel is turning out to be full of psychology. Since I like creepy stories, this is manifesting as lots of mental illness stuffing the scenes:-) And these weird statues…