By Kevin Kayhart For Dailymail.com
Published: 00:34 BST, 2 October 2019 | Updated: 00:34 BST, 2 October 2019
Demi Lovato took a major step in her quest for spirituality and a heightened sense of connection to her family heritage.
The pop star - who suffered a near-fatal drug overdose in July of 2018 - recently took a trip to Israel and was 'baptized in the Jordan River.'
'There is something absolutely magical about Israel. I've never felt such a sense of spirituality or connection to God…something I've been missing for a few years now,' the 26-year-old wrote in the caption of four photos taken during her experience that she shared on Instagram.
Spiritual quest: Demi Lovato revealed in a series of Instagram photos that she got baptized in the Jordan River when she recently visited Israel
In the first picture from her pilgrimage, Lovato is seen getting a hug moments after she was dipped into the holy waters, with a big smile of contentment on her face.
She's wearing a white baptismal robe that must be worn for all baptisms in the Jordan River.
It is a common practice for pilgrims to come from all over the world,