Religiousness and spirituality are interrelated but different aspects of human functioning. Research often defines religiousness as involvement in practices and commitment to beliefs associated with particular religious communities or ideologies. Where as spirituality focuses on an individual’s quest for meaning and transcendence.
While many people are both religious and spiritual, some are only one or the other. There is room for us to define each of these within ourselves and see how it manifests in our own lives.
How do you define spirituality? And what ways does it show up for you?