If someone considers themselves gnostic what exactly does that mean?
Gnostic is a person or persons who believe in many
possibilities, They believe in God, Jesus, Mary, and yes even
mother God! They study all religions and go by their own
understanding of what seems right to them. They believe in after
life, spirits, Angels and fallen angels. They do not believe in
The goal of Gnostic spirituality is Gnosis, or "Knowledge of
Truth." Gnostics, mean "Knowers," because in the various languages
used by different religions, individuals who have realized "Gnosis"
or achieved "enlightenment"---yes, believe in many other spiritual
Gnostics interpret the stories and teachings of their spiritual
tradition as signposts pointing beyond words altogether to the
mystical experience of the ineffable Mystery.