DAILY INSPIRATIONEnjoy the beauty
What is beauty? It’s something that is impossible to define, yet easy to recognize. Beauty expresses truth in a way that cannot be doubted or denied. Beauty speaks to the heart,...
Spirituality ChannelGenerating a New Vision at Success 3.0 Summit
We're hoping that each attendee really wants to evolve and is willing to participate in changing the game for everyone, to contribute to the evolution of love.
Quest for Meaning: A UU CollectivePlease
Tonight we stood together around candles that marked the spot where his body was found this morning. Tonight we poured out our stories and our songs, our prayers and our tears. Tonight we reminded each other that we are loved and loving, that our lives have value and are valued by each other. Tonight we [Read More...]
The Divine FeminineAlter to our ancestors: bringing love into my life even now
My ancestors – the past few generations of them anyway – were an interesting bunch… to put it politely. There was amazing talent there and some very special gifts to be sure, but as people… well, they were nothing any compassionate, loving human being would want to emulate. If you come to my house, you [Read More...]
The Principles of Spiritual Living“The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself “
“The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself ” Franklin D Roosevelt The spread of the Ebola virus is something to pay attention to, without fear, but with diligence and compassion. We must bring the best of our faculties, personal and collective, to bear so that human suffering is relieved. We must also understand [Read More...]
Conversations with GodA Challenge to the World’s Religious Leaders
War and violence based on religious beliefs will not end until religions themselves agree and announce that God would never condone such behavior. Presently, most of the world’s religions can’t do that, because most of the world’s religions teach of a God who is angry, violent, and retributive. It is becoming clear that only if and when [Read More...]
Revealing Your LuminEssenceWHAT NOW?…….Listen……..
It’s human nature to learn, grow and become wiser throughout our life, but an integral component needed to cultivate wisdom lies in being still and listening to our inner directive that can only be clear when we’re still.
Project Awaken#StephenSoulTalks: Life You Want Weekend Recap
Hey Friends- Brandan here. A few weeks ago I had the amazing opportunity to attend Oprah’s Life You Want Weekend with my good friend Stephen Lovegrove. The weekend consisted of two days of charismatic talks from Oprah and her hand-picked trailblazers Elizabeth Gilbert, Rob Bell, Mark Nepo, and Iyanla Vanzant. Thousands of people packed in [Read More...]
Post-Traumatic Church SyndromeFive Lies Christians Tell about Mental Illness
Lie #1: God doesn’t give you more than you can handle.
Astrological MusingsSolar Eclipse at the New Moon October 23 2014
Although the New Moon tomorrow is an eclipse at the first degree of Scorpio, there is still an intensely Libran influence during this last day leading into the eclipse. Four planets (including the luminaries, the Sun and the Moon) are in Libra, and the Sun is aligned with Venus, Libra’s ruler. Libra and Venus possess a strong but [Read More...]
A Happy MediumThe Perfect Storm; Mercury Retrograde and Ebola
Many have asked my opinion about the recent Ebola ‘outbreak’. Many have also reminded me and others of my prediction I made in November 2013 of a medical crisis (Influenza outbreak – much like SARS – that happens in the fall-time of 2014), and of the ‘visions’ that I had in 2012 and 2013 where [Read More...]
Wake Up CallIt’s time to take Mark Twain back from the Atheists.
Mark Twain, famed humorist and writer of the classics The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, is perhaps the most celebrated American author of all time. He is also a favorite of atheists and atheist Web sites, who claim Twain as one of their own. But is their faith in Twain [Read More...]
Sarah Over the MoonQueer Theology Synchroblog: “And Though I Find Here No Permanent Dwelling…”
It’s unusual for me to publish three blog posts in one day, but today’s a special day: The 2014 Queer Theology Synchroblog! I’ve already shared a guest post from P, and another one from Jamie S Hill. You should go read those if you haven’t already. But I thought I’d also add my own thoughts [Read More...]
Pluralism, Pragmatism, ProgressivismThe Meaning of the Daodejing (Tao Te Ching) for Today
Parker Palmer, in his modern spiritual classic A Hidden Wholeness: The Journey Toward an Undivided Life relates the classic Daoist tale known as “The Woodcarver”: A master carver, made a bell stand of precious wood. When it was finished, all who saw it were astounded. They said it must be the work of spirits. The [Read More...]
Spirituality and ConsciousnessThe Ego
The Ego Pamala Oslie The ego was created to perceive and interact with the “physical” world – just like the eye was created to help us perceive and navigate the physical world. Neither the eye nor the ego is bad. They just have limited perception. If we relied on our eye to give [Read More...]