Peter Mulraney

Aug 28, 2019

2 min read

You don’t need to be religious to be a mystic

In fact, it helps if you aren’t.

Being a mystic is a spiritual pursuit, not a religious one.

I started on the mystical journey after becoming disillusioned with religion, and that took some time. I needed to work through a long transition to disentangle myself from my religious upbringing. If you’re facing a similar challenge, take heart, it can be done.

Religion gives you certainty: a set of beliefs presented as the truth. Religion works through doctrines and rules for living. It…