October 11, 2016

Some people spend more time planning a weekend trip than the rest of their lives. But I can offer two good reasons for giving serious thought to your ideal future. Read more

October 4, 2016

Have you ever attended a memorial service and wondered whether they were talking about the same person you knew? The impressions we leave on others can vary wildly. It’s rare that all the stories sound the same notes, all the mourners remember the same qualities. But what does it mean when that happens? Read more

September 27, 2016

Church comes from a Greek word meaning “those called out.” A number of Spiritual But Not Religious people are refugees from the rigid churches of their past, but they haven’t given up on finding a spiritual path. They still feel called out. Read more

September 20, 2016

Are you happy? Or is that even the right question? Read more

September 13, 2016

Some of us need to take a moment to remember there’s more good than bad in the world, even though the news continually draws our attention to the places where humanity is hurting and growing. Today I’m offering a little game to play, lest you forget there is good in everyone and everything. Read more

September 6, 2016

We stifle ourselves in public, turn off the news that upsets us, and unfriend people whose opinions offend us. We seem to have no choice but to avoid important topics altogether or risk an instant conflagration. How can we solve problems if we can’t even talk about them? Read more

August 30, 2016

Increasingly I encounter people who are sailing through chemo and celebrating baldness, or divorcing amicably, or actually enjoying the company of their children, or – get this – who aren’t worried about money! Are we experiencing an outbreak of happiness? And are happy people missing something? Read more

August 23, 2016

When was the last time you heard a candidate urging us to love each other? Who speaks about the oneness of humanity, in spiritual terms or otherwise? What would happen to an American leader who suggested we respond to our enemies with love? Read more

August 16, 2016

Are you in despair about world events? Or problems closer to home? Here’s a quick and easy spiritual antidote that is always available to you. Read more

August 11, 2016

We have a prime learning opportunity in the current presidential campaign. Spiritual learning, practical learning. We get to reaffirm our values and reawaken our sense of civic duty. Thanks to Donald Trump. Whatever you think of him, he is offering three important life lessons. Read more

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