Great article by Ken McLeod about happiness, spiritual practice and life! here’s just a taste:

As Don Cupitt notes in his book The Great Questions of Life, we are at the beginning possibly in the middle, but definitely not at the end of a global shift in the concept of religion, a shift away from the view of religion as a way of transcending the human condition and toward a view that religion is about embracing the human condition. He opens this talk with a description of how the use of the language of life has, over the past century, largely replaced the language of religion.

Thus, for me, spiritual practice is now not so much about happiness as about completion, a way of experiencing life that is as complete as possible in each and every moment.

click here for the full article:

Ken McLeod: Is Happiness the Goal of Religion, or of Life?.