May 31, 2016

Turns out our parents were right — it does matter which crowd you hang out with. Consciousness is contagious, and the friends you choose can help or hurt. Are your friends aligned with your highest purpose? Read more

May 25, 2016

Americans have a presidential election every four years, and it feels worse every time. Candidates bickering, threats of rioting, outrage all around. Is there a spiritual path from here to November? Read more

May 17, 2016

Every job has parts that are drudgery. Teachers have to grade papers, doctors must deal with insurance companies, police might spend hours filing reports. Why do they do what they do? Why does anyone? Read more

May 10, 2016

Editing streamlines and improves writing, movies, songs, even fashion design. But oh, those cuts can hurt their creator! What would you be better off cutting from your life, even if you love it? Read more

May 3, 2016

What are we to make of the many, many annoying people who cross our paths? What justifies their existence? Are we supposed to be learning something from them? Read more

April 26, 2016

When is it a good idea to share your ideas about spiritual truth with someone, and when is it better left unsaid? I’ve come up with a rule of thumb. Read more

April 19, 2016

It’s understandable that primitive people believed everything happening to them depended on the mood of the gods. Despite our scientific advances, how do we live in a world that seems so arbitrary? Read more

April 12, 2016

We all are encouraged to pursue our dreams, and we try to be happy for those who do. But what if someone else’s dream unravels your life, too? Is “follow your bliss” a disguise for selfishness? Read more

April 4, 2016

If a former Navy commander can become a psychic medium and channeler, you can, too. And the “dead” are eager to hear from you! But how can you communicate with the Other Side if you’re not the least bit woo-woo? Read more

March 29, 2016

Easter has come and gone, and I gave my usual minister’s talk about the meaning of Easter: that each of is divine. What a wonderful thought! But what does it mean for us in the days after Easter? How do we go about being divine? Read more

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