If You’re in Control of Your Life, Stop! Don’t Read This!

If You’re in Control of Your Life, Stop! Don’t Read This!You can cross all of the t’s and dot all of the i’s and still things don’t work out. Two days ago I was six weeks pregnant. Today I am not. It can’t be denied, this is very dark territory. Miscarriage is the absolute antithesis to things working out...

The Raging War Within: Lower Self vs. Higher Self

The Raging War Within: Lower Self vs. Higher Self

The battle between the Lower Self and the Higher Self is an internal battle, fought every day in the minds and hearts of all men and women. The challenges that these internal battles create in our lives exist regardless of our beliefs, religion, culture, or race...

The Problem of “God”: Transcendent, Personal, Impersonal, Imminent?

The Problem of “God”: Personal, Impersonal, Transcendent, Imminent?

It would be frankly absurd to imagine that the forthcoming New Age is suddenly going to see the end of all devotion to a Deity. The vast majority of the world’s population will seek a continuing focus for their religious observances, certainly still orientated toward a “personal” God...

Dreamtime Premonitions & Visitations from the Afterlife

Dreamtime Premonitions & Visitations from the Afterlife

Departing visions occur every day, all around the world, and modern-day researchers are beginning to take such reports more seriously. One area of the departing vision experience in need of more research involves the dreamtime encounter...

Visualization to Connect with Spirit Guides

Visualization to Connect with Spirit GuidesA guide seeks to help you fulfill your life’s purpose, thus allowing you to make a real and positive contribution to the quality of life of the people you meet, and to our planet’s evolution as well. Whoever the guide is, and from whatever background...

The Earth is Your Teacher: Honoring Spirit in Your Life

The Earth is Your Teacher: Honoring Spirit in Your Life

By engaging in sacred reciprocity with the raw forces of nature as well as the spiritual powers present in the area, you deepen your awareness of interdependence with all life’s dimensions...

Nine Steps to Spiritual Health

Nine Steps to Spiritual HealthAlong with working through my emotional baggage and caring for my physical wellbeing I began looking into what I needed to do for my spiritual health. Following are a few of the steps I took.

Raising Our Vibration & Learning to See the Unseen

Learning to See the Unseen on the Other SideMany physicists believe numerous universes exist right alongside ours, and parallel universes are lighter and vibrate faster. People preparing to physically die begin to shake off the anchors binding them to their earthly bodies. With this release, spiritual vibration begins to increase...

Let Them Talk: Getting Death Out In The Open and Celebrating Life

Getting Death Out In The Open and Celebrating Life: Let Them Talk

Death is often the elephant in the room that everyone pretends isn’t there. This must change, because what ends up happening is that the person who’s dying feels very alone in this important time of their life, unable to communicate to their loved ones about what they’re...

The New Year: The Seeds of Birth and Rebirth?

The New Year: The Seeds of Birth and Rebirth?

If other species are aware of seasons of the year and hours of the day, they don’t make a big deal about it. We humans, on the other hand, have arranged our lives around the calendar and the clock, all culminating at midnight, December 31, when one year ends and a new year begins...

Making Your Life A Meditation: Is Your Heart Chakra Open or Closed?

Making Life a Meditation: Is Your Heart Chakra Open or Closed?Clearing and opening the heart chakra releases emotional blocks and attachments. When this chakra is not clear, you may experience great ups and downs in your feelings and be subject to emotional drama. You may also be jealous, clingy, and demanding in your relationships...

Chakra Meditations for Energy, Maintenance, and Healing

The Chakra Meditations for  Energy, Maintenance, and Healing

Similar to getting an oil change every 3,000 miles, you benefit from doing some sort of Chakra Meditation regularly. Just as you wash your car when it is dirty, you can use a Chakra Meditation to clean up whenever you are not feeling your best...

What To Do If You Have Made Afterlife Contact

What to Do if You Have Made Afterlife Contact

If you’ve had a quick peek at the next dimension or been visited by your deceased loved ones you might be asking, “How do I integrate these afterlife encounters into my daily living?” Such experiences can rock us to our core, challenging everything we...

There Is No End to Your Life: There Is No Death

There Is No End to Your Life: There Is No Death

We need no external demonstration to prove to us that those that have gone before are still alive; we now know that no soul can possibly cease to exist, and we spiritually discern the immortal existence of...

How To Stand in the Truth of Your Being

Opening Your Throat Chakra: Standing in the Truth of Your BeingClearing and opening the throat chakra releases issues relating to an inability to find and speak one’s truth; this results in authentic and eloquent self-expression. You naturally stand in your highest Self, and your speech expresses the coherence of your whole being. It has the...

The Path to Oneness: A Roller Coaster Ride to Realization

The Path to Oneness is a Roller Coaster Ride

Despite what some may say, and certain texts may set forth as gospel, I can attest to the fact that the sacred journey to Oneness is not all a bed of roses. The peaks and valleys of the roller coaster ride to Realization continued to swerve and dip, even as...

The Future of Religion & the Current Politico-Religious Conflict

The Future of Religion and the Current Politico-Religious Conflict

The old, restricted Eastern mystic attitudes and Western religious theology, perhaps ideal for their times, are now clearly being seen as having had their day and needing to give way to a broader spiritual perspective. It is for this reason that the West, with its more enforcedly open political, legal, and commercial culture, was — despite the associated materialism — made to become...

Monitoring Those Voices in Your Head... And Making Choices

Monitoring Those Voices in Your Head... And Making ChoicesI house two voices in my mind. Of course you have them, too. Our access to either voice is always just a decision away. My introduction to the existence of these two voices, the one that is soft and kind and loving and helpful and the one that is abusive and controlling and angry...

Uplift Your Home (and Yourself) with a Space Clearing Meditation

How To Uplift Your Home (and Yourself) with a Space Clearing Meditation

I suggest clients use the Light Work - Space Clearing Meditation when there is discord in the house, yet remind them that to clear someone else’s space is unethical. This is a highly effective technique for clearing common areas if there is fighting going on in the home, you have a home office...

The Conversation: A Former Atheist Interviews the Source of Infinite Being

The Conversation: A Former Atheist Interviews the Source of Infinite Being

I met God in the basement of my house, which was a weird thing to happen to an atheist. I was a skeptic, and it would have been easy for me to conclude that this emerging “hello” from another world was just a figment of my imagination, or worse, the onset of mental illness...

Waking Up From Our Daily Unreality: Ego, Religion, and Forgiveness

Waking Up From Our Daily Unreality: Ego, Religion, and Forgiveness

It seems reasonable to surmise that all forms of religion have been invented in an attempt to get back to our fundamental awareness of God, for the ego has never been entirely successful in completely driving our infinite source awareness from consciousness. The development of religion has engendered countless...

Being Present at the Moment of Death of a Loved One

Being Present at the Moment of Death of a Loved One

When I do presentations, I ask if anyone has been present at the moment of someone’s death; those who have, I ask what they experienced. Nobody felt they could put into words their emotions. Many spoke about a sense of...

Becoming Consciously Self-Realized Beings

Becoming Consciously Self-Realized Beings

With their light in my consciousness, with instruction from my Angelic guides, a great desire has opened within my heart and soul to write about the Angels of Atlantis, so as to assist with your transformation during this current period of vast planetary and personal change — to create a bridge between...

A Voice from the Ashes: Billy Reaches Out From the Afterlife

A Voice from the Ashes: Billy Reaches Out From the Afterlife

Now that the weather had started to warm, I began thinking I should do something with Billy's remains. His ashes had been sitting in a rosewood box by my fireplace for almost three months. When Billy was alive, he always said he wanted to be cremated and scattered in the sea. I suddenly had the impulse to...

How to Experience Spiritual Renewal in Your Day to Day Life

How to Experience Spiritual Renewal in Our Day to Day LifeTrue seekers, my parents were constantly questioning how and where they could feel closer to God. As dysfunctional as my family was, my parents understood that spiritual nourishment was as essential to their individual and family’s well-being and health as good nutrition and exercise. In fact, sometimes their focus...

Going From Ignorance to Wisdom Through Mindfulness

Pursuit of Wisdom Through MindfulnessThe practice of mindfulness entails a careful examination and surgical dissection of what is being presented by reality from what is being projected by us. When we are simply imagining something and we attend with a quiet mind, our projections tend to vanish like mist under a hot sun. On the other hand...

Integrating Spiritual Practice In Daily Life

Integrating Spiritual Practice In Daily LifeHow do we integrate our spiritual practice into our daily life and professional work? How do we really bring it alive in the world, make it acceptable to our friends, co-workers, and clients? How do we celebrate our interconnectedness in our work and in our relationships in the world?

Four Meditations to Activate Your Chakras & Inner Wisdom

Four Meditations to Activate Your Chakras & Inner Wisdom

To help us embrace mystifying messages that flow through our own inner wisdom and the divine mystery, the following exercises activate four of our seven chakras — the Solar Plexus, the Heart, the Throat, and the Third Eye.

Letting Go: Awakening to Our True Nature

Letting Go: Awakening to Our True NatureMost of the time whatever we are experiencing is merely a mental habit. Fear is a mental habit, so is hatred, and so is this ongoing sense of dissatisfaction. We are dissatisfied with the way we look, dissatisfied with others, and so forth...

Driving and Kissing: Being Where Your Heart Is

 

Driving and Kissing: Being Where Your Heart Is

I saw a romantic greeting card which showed a couple kissing in the front seat of a car. The message said, "If you can kiss while driving safely, you are not giving the kiss the attention it deserves." Anything that is worth doing...

Breathing — a Powerful Focus for Meditation

Breathing —
 a Powerful Focus for Meditation

Working with the breath is the most time-honored meditation technique. Moreover, breathing meditation arises from its simplicity — the breath is always with us. When you practice breathing meditation, your mind follows your breathing. The air comes in and goes out...

Five Tips for Maintaining Mindfulness of Life

Five Tips for Maintaining Mindfulness of LifeA good way of integrating mindfulness into daily life is to practice while engaging in activities you might usually plow through on auto-pilot.  You might find that paying attention to these everyday activities can radically...

Meditation: Your Travel Partner for Life

Meditation: Your Travel Partner for LifeMeditation is an essential travel partner on your journey of personal transformation. Meditation connects you with your soul, and this connection gives you access to your intuition, your heartfelt desires, your integrity, and the inspiration to...

The Yoda of Grief: If You Feel It, It Will Heal You

The Yoda of Grief: If You Feel It, It Will HealThe best information I've ever heard on the topic of grieving and what happens when we don't do it comes from a retired cop turned public speaker and therapist for police officers, Bobby Smith, PhD. Bobby knows more about grief than per­haps...

The Next Dalai Lama Could Be A Woman?

The Next Dalai Lama Could Be A Woman?

Traditionally, The Dalai Lamas of Tibet have been men, but when the current Dalai Lama was asked if he would be pleased if his successor was a woman, he responded "Yes" without hesitation. The successor is chosen when a child is "recognized" as...

In God's Garden: Living the Good News in a Changing Climate

In God's Garden: Living the Good News in a Changing Climate

The people of the Bible, including some of their teachers and prophets, were farmers and shepherds. This means that the God they worshiped was daily encountered as the life-giving power at work in soils, plants and animals...

Nurturing Silence and Finding Moments of Solitude

Nurturing Silence and Finding Moments of SolitudeAlthough we may feel like we have no real say about how we spend our time, a careful and honest examination reveals this cannot literally be true. We make choices each day that explicitly reflect our personal values and individual priorities. When...

Mini-Meditation for Daily Life - Wherever You Are

Mini-Meditation for Daily Life - Wherever You AreMindfulness meditation can be practiced at your desk, on a train or bus, or in a supermarket line... You can also use it when you’re faced with a particularly challenging situation, those times when we’re more likely to fall back onto automatic pilot...

Chakra Meditation to Increase Your Energy Flow

Chakra Meditation to Increase Your Energy Flow

The following meditation works to open the channels of the human energy system. It burns away obstructions in energy flow, providing the mind with the monumental energy needed to be fully attentive to the present moment.

Life & Death, Birth & Rebirth: The Continuum of Life

Life & Death, Birth & Rebirth: The Continuum of Life

Mortality nudges into our awareness at different points in our lives. Sometimes it strikes like a fist, and at other times it brushes alongside with the merest touch. It tapped me on the shoulder several years ago, about the time my wife and I were trying to have children.

Selfing & Unselfing: The Dance between Awareness and Unawareness

Selfing & Unselfing: The Dance between Awareness and UnawarenessSelfing, is a very accurate description of how we are creating and maintaining the shell-like falsehood of who we are. If we look into a mirror, what do we say? “Oh, I don’t like my hair.” This is selfing. Then we talk to someone: “Oh, I don’t like this person.” We are engaging in this mental compulsion, this constant selfing.

How To Get Guidance From Angels

How To Get Guidance From Angels

Once we meet and establish a relationship with our guides, it is important that we come to an agreement with them to work together as a team to expand our light energy as much as possible. Just because we have spirit guides does not mean that we don't have free will to do what we want...

Beyond Food Addictions & Bingeing: MB-EAT

Beyond Food Addictions & Bingeing: Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness Training

People whose “drug of choice” is food have a tendency to cope with stress by over-eating, often bingeing on foods. Unlike drugs or alcohol, it isn’t possible to steer clear of temptation — we all need to eat, several times a day...

Learning How to Listen: Listening Is Active, Not Passive

Listening Is Active, Not PassiveElliott Jaffa, Ed.D., a behavioral psychologist who conducts "active listening" seminars for businesses and other groups, says, "In reality, very few people really know how to listen. There's more to active listening than sitting back and letting your eardrum collect vibrations. When done properly, it's actually hard work..."

Accessing the Male & the Female Within

Accessing the Male & the Female Within

Each of us has male and female energies within us. We need to develop these energies fully, so they can interact in harmony with each other. Some people have resistance to the words female and male. If it’s more comfortable for you, substitute the words yin and yang, active and receptive...

Our Hearts Remember So There Is No Need For Clutter

 

Our Hearts Remember So There Is No Need For Clutter

I’ve worked with many people whose beloved family members have died and left them with inheritance clutter. This can be anything the relative once owned. I call it clutter because my clients often don’t...

Leaving the Body: Death is only a Transition

Leaving the Body: Death is only a Transition

One afternoon I received a somewhat desperate call... My friend called to see if there was anything that I could do to assist her dad. She felt as if her dad was going to die. She knew from our conversations that sometimes healing work isn’t about fixing a problem but can also be...

Reaching the End with No Regrets

Reaching the End with No Regrets

True value is not on what you own, but on who you are. Dying people know this. Their belongings are of no consequence whatsoever at the end. What other people think of them, or what they have achieved in belongings, does not even enter their thinking at such a time. In the end...

Awareness is the Key: You’re Never Lost in the Present Moment

Awareness is the Key: You’re Never Lost in the Present Moment

The present moment was Thoreau’s great theme in his Walden experiment. He defines it as the line of meeting of two great eternities, the past and the future. Mindfulness practice is the attempt to “toe that line.” No action or experience was outside Thoreau’s practice, and nothing need be outside ours...

Breaking the Chain of Normality & Living in a Transcendental Reality

Breaking the Chain of Normality & Living in a Transcendental Reality

Just as there are exceptional people who make themselves successful in this realm, you can be an exceptional person who succeeds in the other realm, so that you don’t just circulate in the normal reality but live in a Transcendental Reality. In fact, that is what the Spiritual Path is all about...

Illuminating the Illusions: Practicing Attention & Intention

Illuminating the Illusions: Practicing Attention & IntentionWhile it is important to accept and learn from our pain and suffering, what can we do to stop creating so darned much of it!? Webster’s defines illuminate as “to give light to; to light up; to make clear.” The very next entry down the page, we find the word illusion...

Miracle on the Mountain: The Call to Service

Miracle on the Mountain: The Call to Service

White Eagle urges us to always be prepared in our hearts for the call to service, for we never know when we will be needed to help another. Currently, it is one of my most important prayers to ask that I be used to help others. But it wasn’t always my prayer.

Opening the Portal: Effects of the New Energy Shift

Opening the Portal: Effects of the New Energy Shift

The energy waves coming through the open portal in the Milky Way will put us on the fast track to ascending and evolving as a species. We are moving into the Aquarian age, which will be characterized by advanced scientific breakthroughs, spiritual awakening, and the triumph of the ultimate technology, our own psychic senses.

When A Companion Dies... Grieving, Mourning, Healing

When A Companion Dies... by Gary Kowalski.

While time is required, the mere passage of hours is not enough to resolve a grief. It is also important to make time our ally, working with it rather than against it as it carries us toward new cycles of life. How can we cooperate with time, the great healer, and let it perform its task?

When Illness or Injury Can’t Be Fixed — and Dying Is Okay

When Illness or Injury Can’t Be Fixed — and Dying Is Okay by Meg Blackburn Losey, PhD.

Sometimes there are circumstances that we aren’t meant to change or heal. Sometimes it is time for a soul to move on in its journey. Life is like that. We have, throughout our lives, windows of opportunity through which we can transition right on out of our earthly lives. Dying is part of living, and it is...

Connect with True Wisdom using the Heart Breath

Connect with True Wisdom using the Heart Breath

In order to be most effective in any intentional act of healing, co-creation, or transformation, all Planetary Healing work starts from and is threaded through the heart center. True wisdom is perceived from the heart. The Heart Breath practice will...

Yes, I Talk to My Dead Sister: Communicating with Loved Ones on "The Other Side"

Communicating with Loved Ones on "The Other Side"

For me, ever since my sister's death in 1987, not only have I grown closer to her, I've also come to see that every decision, risk, adventure, accomplishment, deed, job, presentation, award, relationship, and experience — basically everything in my life — has been impacted and inspired by my relationship with my sister and her heavenly guidance.

Consciousness: The Bridge between Science & Spirit

Consciousness: The Bridge between Science & Spirit

Traditional scientists seek to understand a phenomenon through careful observation. They reduce distracting data, or “noise,” to a minimum and control factors that may disturb their observations. Mystics do the same in the realm of mind. They seek to minimize the noise of mental distractions by...

What Difference Does It Make Who Created the Earth?

What Difference Does It Make Who Created the Earth?

An all too tragic truth is that much too often we exhaust ourselves arguing and even hating over who or what created the Earth, when we ought to be uniting and acting to stop the Earth's degradation, and the degradation of those who dwell on this amazing planet of ours.

Enlightenment: Opening Your Heart to Others

opening your heart to othersIt is important to realize that enlightenment is totally dependent upon your own effort. It is not something that a teacher can give you or that you can find outside yourself. Your mind has an enlightened nature which can...

How Does One Find Spiritual Guidance?

How Does One Find Spiritual Guidance?For some people, spiritual guidance comes while sitting quietly in meditation. For others, spiritual guidance comes while taking a quiet walk, or taking a long shower, or washing the dishes quietly, or doing anything quietly. There is no "right" way to attune to your spiritual guidance. The right way for you is...

Goof Off! Erasing All Sin (Self-Inflicted Nonsense)

Goof Off! Erasing All Self-Inflicted Nonsense

I now see this product as symbolic of forgiveness. The name acknowledges that you made a mistake ("goof") but also that it can be undone ("off"). If you have been subject to the tyranny of guilt, this offers an especially important lesson...

Our Future is Golden: World Peace & Cooperation

Our Future is Golden: World Peace & Cooperation

We will have world peace and co-operation. We will live in a world without bound­aries, where all are abundant. Our future is golden. During the transition, you and the entire world will be catching glimps­es of the glorious future, a time when...

Learning to Love Your Meditation

Learning to Love Your Meditation by Nicola Phoenix

The word 'meditation' comes from the Latin meditari, 'to heal'. If you were to ask me what we are healing, I would say that apart from rejuvenating and calming our whole self, we are healing the disconnection with our real self — the authentic part of us that is in touch with the whole universe...

Awareness & Heart-Centered Consciousness Usher in a Golden Age

Awareness & Heart-Centered Consciousness Ushers in A New Golden Age

Awareness calls us far beyond the tangled web of the current geopo­litical, social and financial vicissitudes, as we create a new paradigm by restoring heaven on earth. This means we move to new light as quickly as we move from the deepest slumber to the world of waking by dawn arising.

Discussing End-of-Life Choices & Afterlife Philosophy

Discussing End-of-Life Choices & Afterlife Philosophy

There’s something to giving the end-of-life process its due, as opposed to our historical attitude of pretending to ignore death or treating it as though it were a distant taboo — at least, when it comes to having a family discussion about the matter. Here’s the issue...

Is There a "Right" Religion? or Is There a Right Way to Behave?

Is There a "Right" Religion? or Is There a Right Way to Behave?The God I believe in may not be the same God you believe in. And the person standing next to you may not believe in God at all. So, shall we divide ourselves and throw stones? For thousands of years the answer seems to have been Yes...

Gaining Clarity by Receiving & Interpreting Guidance

Gaining Clarity by Receiving & Interpreting GuidanceThe mind is one of your most powerful tools when it clearly receives and interprets the guidance coming from your innermost self. If you want clarity, ask your soul to give it to you. Your soul has the answers, as well as a connection to the flows of...

Dancing & Spirituality: God Loves When We Dance

Dancing & Spirituality: God Loves Us When We Dance

"When I have a problem and I dance, at the end the problem is gone!" Ultimately, I am convinced that it is the connection to one’s sense of the spiritual that infuses dance with the power to heal and transform.

Practicing Mindfulness and Kindness

Practicing Mindfulness and KindnessLiving amid the busyness of our high-tech and low-touch society takes us away from fully experiencing our day-to-day lives. We often live on autopilot, doing without experiencing. We can be quick to judge, react, resist, run away, or retreat when things don’t...

Too Good to be True? or Good Enough to be True!

Good Enough to be True by Alan Cohen

When I began to teach classes on spiritual principles, I devoted time at the end of each class to pray for students and their loved ones. One woman asked the group to pray for the continued health of her sister, whose cancer was in remission. At that time...

No Mind, No Thoughts: The Secret to Inner Peace

No Mind, No Thoughts: The Secret to Inner Peace

You already know how to make your body tense and rigid by becoming mentally stressed. Tight neck and shoulders, headaches, digestive problems, constipation, and hypertension are all manners of physical ailments resulting from a chaotic, runaway mind. However, you...

Choosing A Spiritual Path -- Overview of World's Great Religions

Choosing A Spiritual Path - Overview of World's Great Religions

by Sarah Stillman. What role has religion played in your life up until now? Most of us tend to adhere to the religion of our parents, but some girls choose to venture on their own spiritual paths. I'm not here to advocate any particular faith, but I do think it's important to have a defined set of religious beliefs — even if that means...

Smile & Thank Your Body

Smile & Thank Your Body

When was the last time you thanked your body for all it does for you on a daily basis? The “inward smile” is an ancient practice, a way to deeply honor the body by acknowledging it and sending it gratitude. It’s also a practice you can begin in the next minute.

Investigating Feelings: Good, Bad, or Indifferent

Investigating Feelings: Good, Bad, and Indifferent

We often consider feelings as existing with only positive or negative values. Besides positive and negative feelings, there are neutral feelings. We want pleasure, we don’t want pain, and we relax when we feel indifferent. When a pleasurable feeling arises or is anticipated, the response of most...

The Life Of The Buddha

The Life Of The Buddha is a BBC documentary on  Buddhism with emphasis on the life of the Buddha. What  is Buddhism and what has made it so popular are some of the questions answered. Unlike the other major religions , Buddhism does not have a supreme being but guide in the Buddha.

How To Find Yourself: Practicing Zazen

In Buddhist literature, the ox is likened to one's own True Nature. To Find yourself. the search for the ox is to investigate this True Nature.

The New Spirituality: Ecstasy, Responsibility & Love

The New Spirituality: Ecstasy, Responsibility & Love

The primary spiritual challenge is not just to love but to allow love to be the foundation of our lives: the ground of our being, the place of forgiveness and gratitude, delight and awe, and ceaseless source of hope. Here’s what we know...

Let There Be Peace on Earth: Grassroot Movement?

Let There Be Peace on Earth: Grassroot Movement?The song "Let There Be Peace on Earth" has been sung around the world since 1955. It is popular in churches and numerous other groups. The story behind this song is very interesting as it was not "officially published" but just spread by word of mouth throughout the world...

Deepak Chopra in No Spin Zone

Ours is a time of unprecedented change and complexity.  Never before have so many worldviews, belief systems and ways of engaging reality converged. On one hand, there are abundant instances of conflict and intolerance...

Buddhism Is Not a Religion

buddhist monks

Buddhism has become very popular in the West, however, the "western" practice of buddhism is no doubt very different from Eastern traditional Buddhism. Yet, as with Christianity which has also evolved through the

What Is Spirituality?

Spirituality is very personal and each person will have their own definition of what it means to them. For some people, spirituality equates religion, for others, spirituality is an internal experience and perspective on life.

Quiet Time Programs in Schools: Less Stress, Higher Grades

Quiet Time Programs in Schools: Less Stress, Higher GradesQuiet Time Programs have clearly succeeded in inner-city schools and “the most noticeable benefits from TM are that the kids are more eager to learn". I suggest that we consider expanding their reach to more affluent communities. These programs would de-stress our school children and....

Navratri: 9 Days of the Goddess

Navratri (Nav-Durga) is a nine-day festival celebrated by Hindus honoring the Mother Goddess. This article answers commonly asked questions about the origins and spiritual significance of this important biannual event including the three stages of an individual's spiritual journey...

Miracle Sermon in the ICU

Miracle Sermon in the ICU

My stepfather, Claude, had been in ICU for several days already. He suddenly sat straight up in bed. I was shocked. Without a pause, Claude began one of the most amazing sermons I had ever heard. His voice was clear and strong. I frantically glanced around, hoping someone else would come into the room to...

Chanting: Personal & Planetary Benefits

Chanting is one of the easiest ways to turn within. When you are truly chanting you forget about yourself, and in that self-forgetfulness you begin to experience Ecstasy, Joy, Peace, Love and Compassion. For those few moments you suddenly realize the...

Afterlife: Beyond the Material World

Before my near-death experience, I thought there was no afterlife and, consequently, no continuation of consciousness. In my view, death was total, complete, and utterly final. Much to my surprise and joy, after my near-death experience the notion of...

Spirit Guides: One Size Does Not Fit All

Spirit Guides: One Size Does Not Fit All

If you've lost loved ones, chances are that those people have spent time with you after they've crossed over. They may even be with you on a regular basis. After all, in addition to angels, archangels, and ascended masters, we also have deceased loved ones with us to help and assist.

Meditation to Heal Your Heart Chakra

Meditation to Heal Your Heart ChakraEvery person has suffered pain in some relationship, and this pain causes us to fear love. Yet because love is the essence of life, this fear causes us to lose touch with life's true essence. When we are afraid of love, we are literally afraid of being ourselves...

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