ON BEING COLUMN – With Doubt A Sense of Exclusion

With Doubt, A Sense of Exclusion

Weekly Column By Sharon Salzberg for On Being Blog
Published March 20th, 2016

With doubt came a sense of exclusion, of not belonging. The pain of that experience convinced them they didn’t want to belong in a place where their genuine questioning was not allowed. They simply had to believe. They came to Buddhism to find an alternative — more inclusive and less dogmatic — way of conceiving of their spiritual identity.

Sharon Salzberg

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