Re-Reading Scripture: Self-Centered vs. Spirit-Centered (Romans 8)

"But you aren't self-centered. Instead, you are in the Spirit, if in fact God's Spirit lives in you." Romans 8:9  The call of Christ is the call to die to our "self", which is our egoic self, and to live our lives from the place of the Spirit, which is our truest essence. At our core, we are Christ, united fully and profoundly to the very Spirit and Substance that created and sustains the Universe. When we live from our Spirit, we recognize that we are all inter-connected, sharing the same … [Read more...]

A Spiritual Revolution: 6,000 Turn Out To Hear Eckhart Tolle & Deepak Chopra In L.A.

Over the last decade spiritual leaders of all stripes have been hailing the wave of a spiritual revolution that was just beginning to crest, breaking the world into a new level of consciousness and awakening. In every tradition- Christian, Buddhist, Agnostic- a reformation and revival is breaking forth, which for so many religious institutions looks like death and for so many nomadic religious guru's brings life.The spiritually interested among us, which seems to actually be the majority of … [Read more...]

You Are A Child of God

Based on the text of Mark 14:61-65 in the New Testament The religious leaders ask Jesus if he is the “Christ” the “Son of the Blessed One.” Of course, he responds, “I am”. This is so offensive to the religious leaders of his day, because their hearts and minds were darkened to their truest identity. Jesus simply affirmed that he was a child of God. We all are children of God. And to be a child of God, means, logically, that we are made up of God. We are begotten of God. That which is bo … [Read more...]

Spearheading the Spiritual Revolution: Reflections on Oprah’s New “Super Soul Sessions” Program

This post Includes Contributions from Candice Czubernat and Isaac Archuleta:Last weekend, when I stepped onto the campus of UCLA I could feel the buzz. A line extended throughout the campus of energetic people chatting with one another as they waited to enter Royce Hall. A sense of expectancy was in the air. Hundreds of people had gathered from across the country to join Oprah Winfrey for a special day filming a new series she calls “Super Soul Sessions”. The eight hour event featured some of … [Read more...]

On Breathing

This week, I share with you a bit about how conscious breathing can be a profoundly helpful spiritual practice. I share a bit from Daniel Odier's book "Desire: The Tantric Path to Awakening". Enjoy!Grace and Peace are yours! … [Read more...]

Astrology 101 on #StephenSoulTalks

Post By: Stephen Lovegrove, Contributor  "Millionaires don’t use astrology. Billionaires do." - JP Morgan My friend Jordan Bach shared this quote last year, and I couldn’t stop thinking about it. At that point, I barely knew anything about astrology, but I decided I should investigate it for myself. Now, one year later, astrology is a tool that I use on a daily basis. It helps me live my life with intentionality, giving me a practical guide to myself and the people in my life. I know many of … [Read more...]

#StephenSoulTalks: Lessons Learned In Season 2

After season one reached nearly 100,000 people and changed me in ways I never could have expected, I knew #StephenSoulTalks had to continue. There were more wonderful people to interview, more life-changing stories to be heard, and more aha moments to experience. 10 interviews later, now featured on Patheos, with twice as many subscribers and a weekly reach of 6 million, I reflect back on season two of my YouTube talk show, and I am profoundly grateful for the lessons I am taking away. These … [Read more...]

#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 to the Verizon Center in Washington D.C. to be uplifted and inspired and I can honestly say that I cannot imagine that a single person walked out after … [Read more...]

#StephenSoulTalks- Gordana Biernat

Gordana Biernat is one of my favourite people in the world, and I honestly believe she is one of the most important thought leaders of our time. She’s been on the show before talking to us about consciousness and the power we have on the inside. This week, she is back with our most practical conversation ever. We’re talking about finding out who you really are, how to chase your dreams, and why we believe you can change the world. Let this conversation inspire you and set you on a path towards yo … [Read more...]

#StephenSoulTalks: Alka Dhillon, The Spiritual CEO

Today, I introduce you to my new friend Alka Dhillon - otherwise known as The Spiritual CEO. She has nearly two decades of business experience in corporate America, but she is also one of the most spiritual people I’ve ever met. Alka brings a beautiful mindfulness to her work as a CEO, and now, she shares her secrets to being successful on the deepest level with us. You’ll love this practical and inspiring conversation!Love to you, Stephen … [Read more...]