A New Generation Birthing the Beloved Community

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As America marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, and the historic speech of Martin Luther King, Jr., we take a moment to celebrate that spirit of sacred activism arising in the youth of today with an excerpt from  Matthew Fox’s and Adam Bucko’s upcoming book:An excerpt from the Introduction of Occupy Spirituality: A Radical Vision for a New Generation by Adam Bucko and Matthew Fox, published by North Atlantic Books, copyright © 2013. Reprinted by permission of publi … [Read more...]

But What Appeal Does the Christ Path Have for the Spiritual but Not Religious?

We've heard some inquiries from people who are not walking a Christian or Christ-based path - who identify with other faith traditions, or call themselves "spiritual but not religious," and who are skittish about a workshop identified with Christ in any context.So, we felt it would be good to have a planning team member share her experience as an Earth-based spiritual edgewalker who's clenched her teeth, swearing silently "I will not bolt,  I will not bolt" when she's heard ministers edging … [Read more...]

“Serve the Cosmic Christ”
Whether You Are Hindu, Buddhist, Jewish, Muslim, Atheist….

In my last post I offered the three things that - whether you are a Buddhist or a Hindu or a Catholic or a Protestant or a Taoist or an atheist–will change your life with the realization of this new evolutionary energy that was birthed by Jesus. First, we all have to realize that it is one minute to midnight. We don’t have time to take a less glorious adventure. Second, any deep meditation on Jesus and the path that he offers will show you that this is not an easy path. This great birth is only g … [Read more...]

Teachings of the Cosmic Christ from Fr. Bede Griffiths

My search for the meaning of life had led me through the world’s great religions, to the teachings of Ramakrishna, the initiation of the mystical Mahayana teacher Thuksey Rinpoche, the community of the great Sufi mystic Eva De Vitray-Meyerovitch, the soft-breasted hills of Galilee, and ultimately the answer of the Dalai Lama: “The meaning of life is to embody the transcendent.” And as I pondered his answer, it led to another, deeper question: what does it mean to embody the transcendent?And … [Read more...]

My Own Journey to the Cosmic Christ

How did I come to experience the Cosmic Christ? Appropriately enough, my path led through the great world religions to a culmination of perception and belief.I was born in India in 1952, and I was born to Protestant parents. But from the beginning of my life, I knew that there could not be one answer, one faith that covered all bases, because I lived in a sacred world in which all avenues to the divine were considered holy. I had Protestant parents; I had a Catholic nanny; I had a Muslim … [Read more...]


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