Naturalism: Every second of your life is meaningful, by B. T. Newberg

Humanistic Paganism

The theme for the rest of this month at HP is “Finding Meaning”.  Monarch, by Laura Stevens

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A common reaction to naturalism is that it means nothing matters. On the contrary, it means everything matters.

Nothing can magically escape the web of cause and effect.  All things are interconnected by this chain of meaningful action.

Every second of your life is meaningful because everything has consequences.  Whatever you do, feel, or think builds habits and sows the seeds of cause and effect.

Thoughts have consequences.

Feelings have consequences.

Actions have consequences.

So act responsibly.

Because every second of your life is meaningful.

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The author

zsx9kPJB. T. Newberg founded HumanisticPaganism.com in 2011, and served as managing editor till 2013.  His writings on naturalistic spirituality can be found at PatheosPagan Square, the Spiritual Naturalist Society, as well as right here on…

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