Amazines Free Article Archive
www.amazines.com - Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Read about the most recent changes and happenings at Amazines.com
Log into your account or register as a new author. Start submitting your articles right now!
Search our database for articles.
Subscribe to receive articles emailed straight to your email account. You may choose multiple categories.
View our newest articles submitted by our authors.
View our most top rated articles rated by our visitors.
* Please note that this is NOT the ARTICLE manager
Add a new EZINE, or manage your EZINE submission.
Add fresh, free web content to your site such as newest articles, web tools, and quotes with a single piece of code!
Home What's New? Submit/Manage Articles Latest Posts Top Rated Article Search
Google
Subscriptions Manage Ezines
CATEGORIES
 Article Archive
 Advertising (133313)
 Advice (160842)
 Affiliate Programs (34734)
 Art and Culture (73685)
 Automotive (145676)
 Blogs (75042)
 Boating (9840)
 Books (17122)
 Buddhism (4124)
 Business (1328454)
 Business News (426309)
 Business Opportunities (366260)
 Camping (10960)
 Career (72723)
 Christianity (15840)
 Collecting (11637)
 Communication (115054)
 Computers (241950)
 Construction (38995)
 Consumer (49679)
 Cooking (17061)
 Copywriting (6567)
 Crafts (18204)
 Cuisine (7538)
 Current Affairs (20384)
 Dating (45774)
 EBooks (19685)
 E-Commerce (48198)
 Education (185227)
 Electronics (83492)
 Email (6392)
 Entertainment (159829)
 Environment (28935)
 Ezine (3039)
 Ezine Publishing (5446)
 Ezine Sites (1550)
 Family & Parenting (110899)
 Fashion & Cosmetics (196387)
 Female Entrepreneurs (11842)
 Feng Shui (130)
 Finance & Investment (310266)
 Fitness (106049)
 Food & Beverages (62863)
 Free Web Resources (7937)
 Gambling (30224)
 Gardening (25103)
 Government (10512)
 Health (629450)
 Hinduism (2205)
 Hobbies (44033)
 Home Business (91553)
 Home Improvement (251337)
 Home Repair (46124)
 Humor (4819)
 Import - Export (5453)
 Insurance (45130)
 Interior Design (29545)
 International Property (3484)
 Internet (190980)
 Internet Marketing (146326)
 Investment (22824)
 Islam (1167)
 Judaism (1356)
 Law (80475)
 Link Popularity (4591)
 Manufacturing (20842)
 Marketing (98765)
 MLM (14136)
 Motivation (18212)
 Music (27001)
 New to the Internet (9479)
 Non-Profit Organizations (4048)
 Online Shopping (129614)
 Organizing (7803)
 Party Ideas (11855)
 Pets (38081)
 Poetry (2234)
 Press Release (12672)
 Public Speaking (5618)
 Publishing (7523)
 Quotes (2407)
 Real Estate (126613)
 Recreation & Leisure (95263)
 Relationships (87453)
 Research (16158)
 Sales (80317)
 Science & Technology (110203)
 Search Engines (23451)
 Self Improvement (153096)
 Seniors (6231)
 Sexuality (35942)
 Small Business (49283)
 Software (82994)
 Spiritual (23464)
 Sports (116077)
 Tax (7658)
 Telecommuting (34066)
 Travel & Tourism (307308)
 UK Property Investment (3118)
 Video Games (13427)
 Web Traffic (11726)
 Website Design (56812)
 Website Promotion (36563)
 World News (1000+)
 Writing (35764)
Author Spotlight
SHWETA SINGH

This article has been written by a verified author, Shweta Singh. She has been in the business of wr...more
RAJESH THAPALIYA

I am in Nepalest tourism industery working since 2000 as a trekking porter to the senior tour leader...more
CACEY TAYLOR

Im just a man who likes to be happy and see others happy. Im into home business, sports, family, and...more
SHOVON JOARDER

Shovon Joarder has been working as Freelance Marketing Project Manager for over four years. He also ...more
HANVEY HUANG

I'm a Chief Operated Officer from KIMKOO Mattress machinery.The pen is mightier than the sword.so I ...more


Spiritual Terms 101--Predestination, Free Will, and others Clarified by Scott Petullo





Spiritual Terms 101--Predestination, Free Will, and others Clarified by
Article Posted: 04/05/2010
Article Views: 354
Articles Written: 244
Word Count: 639
Article Votes: 0
AddThis Social Bookmark Button

Spiritual Terms 101--Predestination, Free Will, and others Clarified


 
Spiritual,Self Improvement
Misunderstandings regarding metaphysics and spirituality abound. Our empirical research since the 1980s has allowed us to realize, what we believe to be, the authentic meanings of the following spiritual terms.

Be cautious of “updated” definitions and alternative versions of these important terms, as in many cases they have been construed to fit the author’s agenda and profit goals. Redefining spiritual truths is like re-writing history--it’s misleading and disrespectful to your audience and the ancient sages and philosophers who worked tirelessly to enlighten the world.

Mystic: This word can conjure up images of crazy old men with long, white beards or worse, thanks to Hollywood.

The American Heritage dictionary defines mysticism as consciousness of transcendent reality or of God through deep meditation or contemplation. Mystic is defined as of or relating to religious mysteries or occult rites and practices; one who practices or believes in mysticism.

We add to the term mystic the following: a spiritually sensitive individual and, or one who is actively involved in personal growth and self-realization, and who searches deeply into the meaning of life. Therefore, we believe many of you reading this article are mystics.

Metaphysics: This word sounds complicated, but it’s actually quite simple. Meta means beyond, so metaphysical translates into beyond the physical. It’s the field of philosophy concerned with the study of the nature of existence, beings, space, time, and causality.

Higher-self: Your super-consciousness or sixth sense. You could also refer to it as your “God-self.” This is that mysterious side of yourself that you access under meditation and, or, for example, when you have piercing psychic insight about the future.

Destiny: The bulk of the conditions and key circumstances in your life which are planned out by your soul before incarnating. This, however, doesn’t mean you can’t influence (see the next definition) and make the most of your life.

This is one of the most misused and misunderstood spiritual words, especially among those we call “New Age cheerleaders” (inspirational-focused authors). They claim to be able to show you how to “create” or “change” your destiny. Wouldn’t that be nice? Whatever you want, it’s yours! Well, we believe the reputable ancient mystics were right: Destiny is fixed and already in motion when you are born. Just like you can’t sober up right after downing several drinks, you can’t skip the karma you have carried into this life.

Free Will: How you react to your destiny or the events that “happen to you” is your free will. You have free will to “create” and “manifest” what you’d like, as long as that goal is within the confines of your destined path.

Unfortunately, no matter how much you want something and no matter how clear your intent and how devoted you are to getting it, if it’s not part of your destiny, it’s not going to happen. The cheerleaders (and poets) fail to mention this, as their followers realizing the cold, hard spiritual realities of life would mean less seminar revenue and fewer book sales.

Are your main choices destined? We believe so. As we outline a person’s past and future circumstances through our work, it does appear to us that even the key “choices” they make are predestined. We’ve also found that your richest rewards are also predetermined, so have faith that you will realize what you’ve earned. More information can be found in our free download, Direct Your Destiny: http://www.holisticmakeover.com/index.html

Taking note of these theories and incorporating the philosophies into your spiritual awareness, after testing them yourself, will save you an enormous amount of time and heartache. At the same time, be sure to objectively weigh other points of view.

Copyright © 2010 Scott Petullo, Stephen Petullo

Free report: 13 Spiritual and New Age Myths and 11 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Psychic, plus Numerology Decoder Software and more.

Related Articles - Metaphysical terms, spirituality, spiritual definitions, mystic, occult, higher-self, destiny, fate vs. free will, destined, correct definitions of sp,

Email this Article to a Friend!

Receive Articles like this one direct to your email box!
Subscribe for free today!

 Rate This Article  
Completely useless, should be removed from directory.
Minimal useful information.
Decent and informative.
Great article, very informative and helpful.
A 'Must Read'.

 

Do you Agree or Disagree? Have a Comment? POST IT!

 Reader Opinions 
Submit your comments and they will be posted here.
Make this comment or to the Author only:
Name:
Email:
*Your email will NOT be posted. This is for administrative purposes only.
Comments: *Your Comments WILL be posted to the AUTHOR ONLY if you select PRIVATE and to this PUBLIC PAGE if you select PUBLIC, so write accordingly.
 
Please enter the code in the image:



 Author Login 
LOGIN
Register for Author Account

 

Advertiser Login

 

ADVERTISE HERE NOW!
   Limited Time $60 Offer!
   90  Days-1.5 Million Views  

 

Great Paranormal Romance


STEVERT MCKENZIE

Stevert Mckenzie, Travel Enthusiast. ...more
GENE MYERS

Author of four books and two screenplays; frequent magazine contributor. I have four other books "in...more
STEPHEN BYE

Steve Bye is currently a fiction writer, who published his first novel, ‘Looking Forward Through The...more
LAURA JEEVES

At LeadGenerators, we specialise in content-led Online Marketing Strategies for our clients in the t...more
SUSAN FRIESEN

Susan Friesen, founder of the award-winning web development and digital marketing firm eVision Media...more
TIM FAY

I am not a writer nor am I trying to become a writer. I am an average person with average intelligen...more
JOANNA MORGAN

Joanna Morgan has a huge passion for making money online from home and enjoys traveling around the w...more
JAMES OLEANDER

James Oleander is a professional writer on business and financial topics. He has published many arti...more
JASON NG

Jason Ng has a huge passion for the health and fitness industry as he strongly believes that having ...more
LANCE CHAPMAN

An experienced, resourceful and highly motivated IT professional, with a proven record of success in...more

HomeLinksAbout UsContact UsTerms of UsePrivacy PolicyFAQResources
Copyright © 2019, All rights reserved.
Some pages may contain portions of text relating to certain topics obtained from wikipedia.org under the GNU FDL license