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Dear Fairy

Lynda Freeman | Posted 05.19.2015 | Good News
Lynda Freeman

In a park down by the Lake Ontario, in my neighborhood of Toronto affectionately named the Beach, is an old oak tree. I have walked by this tree many, many times as I've made my way from the boardwalk to the cafes and stores of Queen Street.

10 Ultimate Tips for Manifesting Your Desires

Maria Losseva-Malho | Posted 05.11.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Losseva-Malho

The art of manifestation is bringing your desires to life. It sounds absolutely magical doesn't it? Well it is! AND it is completely within YOUR po...

Mr. MacPherson Circa 1982

Renate Cunneen | Posted 05.05.2015 | Education
Renate Cunneen

Teachers are important and have the extreme ability to change a person's life. Mr. Macpherson is a true example of this.

"Are You Jewish?": Judaism and the Future of Faith

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 05.05.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

On my way to visit my student pulpit in Ohio several years ago, I helped a man dressed in traditional Hasidic garb with his luggage. After thanking me politely, he turned to me and asked, "Are you Jewish?"

The Secret To A Meaningful Life In Just 7 'Magic' Words

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 04.26.2015 | Healthy Living

Sometimes, it's the most fantastical, fictional characters that do the best job of teaching us about reality. New York Times bestselling author T.A...

Ask an Atheist

Staks Rosch | Posted 04.17.2015 | Politics
Staks Rosch

Here are a few questions that religious believers often ask me and my responses to those questions.

Why My Jewish Faith Is Strengthened by Islam

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 04.14.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

Some might suggest that it is the charisma, success or personalities of my Muslim friends that draws me to their words. Yet, I think this understates the meaning of the progressive and distinctively American form of Islam that they articulate and live out.

In the Stars?

Marcia Liss | Posted 04.10.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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For Those Who Don't Believe...

Christine Carter | Posted 03.29.2015 | Religion
Christine Carter

My daughter shared quite an extraordinary experience ... "Mommy! Guess what happened last night? I saw three ANGELS!!!" Angels. My baby saw angels.

Exorcising Your Demons

Krysti Turznik | Posted 05.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Krysti Turznik

We can build a foundation that reminds us what we are what we are fighting for and fighting against. We can remember that there is a purpose and a meaning to our lives, and it cannot be fully expressed if we are living in fear. We can trust that our journey can be the path that has been cleared for someone else to walk with greater ease.

10 Badass Goddesses Who Are The Heroes Of Their Own Fascinating Stories

Talia Lavin | Posted 03.18.2015 | Books

Polytheism might've had a bad rap in the Bible, but it’s given rise to some of humanity’s most fascinating and enduring narratives. Some ancient p...

Who God Is

KidSpirit | Posted 05.04.2015 | Religion
KidSpirit

At some point I accepted that God was never going to be a large part of my life, but, then I really began to rethink my original perception of Him. My attitude towards religion and religious people began to soften.

Getting Past I or You Can't

S. L. Young | Posted 05.03.2015 | Healthy Living
S. L. Young

There are times that you might think something isn't possible because you don't believe it or others have told you that it's not possible or right for...

Who Else Wants to Be Happy?

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 04.26.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

The Great Western Disease is "I'll be happy when..." This is our belief that happiness is a static and finite goal, within our grasp when we get that promotion, or buy that house, or find that mate, or whatever.

Heart, Hope and the Holy Spirit

Debbie Davis | Posted 04.17.2015 | Religion
Debbie Davis

I once asked someone, familiar with the Bible for many years, to explain to me the Holy Spirit. My friend pointed me to read Romans and Acts in the Bible to learn more. And as I read, and studied, it became clear to me.

In Rejecting Measles Vaccination Are You Defying God's Will?

Bernard Starr | Posted 04.14.2015 | Religion
Bernard Starr

If one believes in the doctrine of creationism--that God created man--one should also embrace its corollary: that God's creation of humans includes the manifestation of human intelligence to improve life on this planet.

21st Century Spirituality

Wilamina Falkenhagen | Posted 03.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Wilamina Falkenhagen

Whatever your spiritual practice, whether it be your morning walk, spending time with your children or a more traditional religious practice, honor it, enjoy it and make it work for you. Because in the end, we all need something to believe in.

I Believe in a Thing Called Love (and Maybe Faith, Too)

Ravishly | Posted 02.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ravishly

Lately I've been think a lot about faith and belief -- 'tis the season, and all that. I've been wondering if there's a difference between the two -- f...

So Miracles Aren't Really Your Thing

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 12.23.2014 | Religion

Angelic appearances, celestial signs, the birth of God -- the stories told during the holiday season are accounts of fundamentally miraculous events t...

Only Those Who Dare... Truly Live

Soren Petersen | Posted 02.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Soren Petersen

Who wants to live without dreams or to live a mediocre life? What boy ever grew up wishing one day to possess an economy car? When I was still a lit...

Are You Really Who You Think You Are?

S. L. Young | Posted 02.15.2015 | Business
S. L. Young

Individuals often rush through the world to complete activities each day to get through their daily lives, many times running so fast that there isn't sufficient time to slow down and ask: Who am I? What am I doing? Am I really who I think I am?

How to Be Free in Faith Instead of a Slave to Religion-Made Certainty

Mick Mooney | Posted 02.09.2015 | Religion
Mick Mooney

Fundamentalism pushes for conformity to their religious status quo, and that push is rarely seen by them for what it actually is: bulling and judging of others based on false, self-created assumptions.

5 'Tweaks' to Happiness

Jodie Rogers | Posted 02.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Jodie Rogers

Here are my five tweaks to your perception that may help you feel more happiness. You may find them clichéd, you may find them unsurprising, perhaps you may even find them helpful. The truth is, happiness is not a new invention.

Gratitude Is the Key to Opening Doors That Seem to Be Closed in Your Life

Lorna Byrne | Posted 01.25.2015 | Religion
Lorna Byrne

I love the idea of Thanksgiving -- a day to remind us to give thanks, and I wish it were celebrated right across the world. Our lives would be transformed if we got into the habit of giving thanks, not just on one day of the year, but every day.

Why You Should Get a Handle on Your Identity

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 01.25.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

How do we know who we are? Our identities are remembered, reflected, programmed and created.