Spirituality: What Is It?

Joel B. Wiberg

Article Type: Perspective

Publication Date: 1/1/1988

Issue: Spirituality and Community (Vol. 8, No 1, Winter, 1988)

Within each of us there is a mystic yearning for union with God. We experience glimpses of the holy in our everyday lives and know that such mystery is of God. When we put into words such longings and experiences of mystery, we eventually speak of our spirituality or spiritual life. The word ‘spirituality’ raises many questions for Christians today, certainly more than can be answered. My hope is that you, the reader, will join in the question and the quest to come to a fuller understanding of your own spirituality.

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