Listen In The Silence

In this world that is filled with so much noise and distraction, it is often difficult to hear ourselves and to separate what we know and feel from what the world tells us we are supposed to feel and believe. As a result, even though an increasing number of us value prayer, reflection and meditation; even though we are aware of the value of listening in the silence, a number of us fail to turn very often to this one place where we can get in touch with ourselves, with greater meaning and purpose … [Read more...]

The Difference Between Believing and Knowing

Carl Jung, one of the fathers of modern psychology, went to great lengths to make a clear distinction between believing and knowing. He pointed out that many of us live our lives based largely on the beliefs of others while the road to “individuation” or wholeness requires that we spend a lot more time in pursuit of our own knowing.In our new book, Do Not Go Quietly, A Guide To Living Consciously and Aging Wisely For People Who Weren’t Born Yesterday, we define the difference between belie … [Read more...]

What Do We (really) Believe?

As we look at the unrest and dysfunction in the world around us today and as we pay attention to some of the same less than effective and loving experiences that we express in our individual lives we find ourselves asking the question that serves as the title for this article. What do we (really) believe? Do you ever find yourself asking this question?You see, in our experience when the majority of us are challenged on the strength of our beliefs a significant number of us react strongly, … [Read more...]