I was a JW from birth until after I got out of high school. I've drifted away over the last 15 years or so.
Lately I have found myself missing my sense of spirituality. But I haven't had any desire to return to Christianity, JW or other. I've been somewhat preoccupied about what exactly happens when you die. As I get older, I find myself more increasingly aware of the supposedly limited time I have remaining here on Planet Earth.
In discussions with friends, I have found some tenets of Buddhism to be pretty fascinating, if nothing else. Many of their explanations actually make sense.
I actually sat in on a Buddhist meditation session last weekend with nine others. It was pretty interesting. It consisted of sitting on a cushion placed on top of a floor mat, legs crossed, back upright, hands in a circle, meditate for 15 minutes. Then push all cushions and floor mats to the center of the room, walk slowly in a circle around the room again in meditation (called "walking circle meditation"). This was cool because it allowed you to stretch your legs a little.
This routine was repeated three more times, all in complete silence other than the sound of the gong indicating the transition from sitting meditation to walking meditation. Then we read some pretty profound passages from a book. Then some monotone chanting of a two-page passage. That was interesting because each syllable was pronounced evenly and at the same interval with no verbal pauses at the commas or periods.
I'll admit to being open minded about the whole thing. I'm curious what experiences anyone else has had with Buddhism.
By the way, on that web site where you answer a bunch of questions to determine which religion best fits you, I was surprised that Reform Judaism came out #1 followed by Sikhism in the #2 slot.