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Spirituality is a broad concept. It includes a sense of connection to something bigger than ourselves, and it typically involves a search for meaning in life. As such, spirituality is a universal human experience—something that touches us all in different ways. A spiritual person is one whose goal is to be kind and loving, to themselves, to others, and to things. They care deeply about the earth and all that inhabits it. A spiritual person recognizes that we are all One, and they respect the Oneness. There’s a strong correlation between spirituality and astrology. Though horoscopes may not indicate it, all the signs have some kind of spirituality, even if they possess disbelief or skepticism of traditional religion or philosophies. Anyone that is spiritual believes something, and that belief could be vastly different from another. Being spiritual doesn’t necessarily translate to being religious, although for some, it is a belief in a God and participation in organized religion. For others, it's about experiences that help them get in touch with their spiritual selves through quiet reflection, time in nature, private prayer, yoga, or meditation.