Experiencing compassion toward others is one the strongest correlates with living a spiritual life. A variety of positive or pro-social emotions have strong links with spirituality , including allowing one to feel good about the little things in life and look at the world through empathetic eyes. They live one day at a time, living in the present.
Spiritual people flourish.
Spirituality is linked to many important aspects of human functioning--spiritual people have positive relationships, high self-esteem, are hopeful, and have meaning and purpose in life.