Spirituality newsletters?

I’ve been reading about spiritual growth, and doing a lot of other “self help” activities, for many years now.  I look back at who and what I was when I started this journey, and I can see some real changes.  I laugh a lot more than I used to, for starters.

However, I’ve noted something recently that really bugs me.  In the last week, I have unsubscribed from at least a dozen different internet newsletters that were pitching themselves as “spiritual growth” or “seekers” newsletters, but were in fact “get rich quick” schemes.  I have no idea how I got on their radar – I’m not interested in becoming an overnight millionaire by taking money from others without a fair exchange.  And I certainly do not see any connection between fast profits and spiritual growth.  IMHO the people advertising such things are con artists and attention whores who know NOTHING about real spiritual growth.

Oh, and just in case you are finding a lot of the same type of stuff in your email in-box, here is a tip.  You can unsubscribe, block, “mark as spam”, or just delete anything that asks you for money as a part of finding spiritual growth.  They never work, and the proof is that the person offering it needs money from you.  Someone who is really enlightened doesn’t need to charge anyone for anything – from their point of view, the universe meets their needs without them having to put any attention on money at all.

8 thoughts on “Spirituality newsletters?

  1. brandieforth says:

    This is a topic that’s close to my heart… Take care!
    Exactly where are your contact details though?

    • I don’t make my direct contact details available. The reason is that I have a living relative who has tried to kill me over a difference of opinion about religion, so it is even a gamble to put my name on this website. I hope you understand.

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    Do you have any tips or suggestions? Thank you

    • I’m not a techie, either. I just went to WordPress, established my domain, and chose a theme from the free ones they offer. Then I added a few widgets in the sidebar, and started publishing.

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