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Prayers and Heaven, to Believe or Not

Sue Carswell | Posted 04.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sue Carswell

I suspect that, if you knew me, you would never believe that I pray. I just don't seem like the type. But I do. Every night. It started around the tim...

Am I a Sinner? Are You? Is God?

Barbara Falconer Newhall | Posted 04.20.2016 | Religion
Barbara Falconer Newhall

I've never been able to get my mind around the concept of original sin and its corollary, Jesus's atoning death on the cross.

When We Don't Agree on Who God Is

Charity Craig | Posted 04.15.2016 | Religion
Charity Craig

I grew up in a church that had a clear and precise definition of who God is. We gathered together every week to worship God and celebrate Him. We san...

How to Stay Inspired and Motivated as an Entrepreneur

Harper Spero | Posted 04.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Harper Spero

When you start implementing some of these actions into your life, you'll begin to find yourself more motivated and inspired to continue doing the work that you are meant to be doing.

'Devotion,' A Conversation With Ros Barber

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 04.11.2016 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Ros Barber is the author of the critically acclaimed, award-winning The Marlow Papers, which was written entirely in iambic pentameter. She began her career in the sciences and is currently a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Sussex.

Sleep Deprivation, The Edge of Sanity and Breaking Through Resistance

Sarah Alford | Posted 04.11.2016 | Women
Sarah Alford

My story is not about depression. Nor is about parenting methods or in fact sleep deprivation. It is about how we sometimes resist making decisions in our lives because of beliefs we have bought into or stories we have told ourselves that hold us back from achieving new possibilities.

On Religion

Dana Agmon | Posted 04.07.2016 | Religion
Dana Agmon

I don't believe in religion. It is not out of disrespect, it is just something I sincerely am unable to comprehend; the fault is mine. I don't belie...

Design Philosophy Driving Breakthrough Innovation

Soren Petersen | Posted 04.06.2016 | Business
Soren Petersen

There are processes, methods and tools that make our ability to create predictable, reliable and repeatable. However, when breakthrough innovation is ...

The Importance of Ethical Education

Marilyn Mosley Gordanier | Posted 03.30.2016 | Education
Marilyn Mosley Gordanier

We stand on the brink of undreamed exploitation of children as instruments of war, killing and worse. It is time to carefully teach the next generation to appreciate and honor those distinctions that make humans unique.

To Survive and Advance You've Got to Be an Over-Believer

John Brubaker | Posted 03.30.2016 | Business
John Brubaker

When anyone achieves great success, you can rest assured they had to overcome great adversity. Our trials make our triumphs that much sweeter. You might be really far away from your goal but creating a shared vision gives your team a very vivid memory to carry with them.

You'll Follow Your Beliefs

Margaret Marshall | Posted 03.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

In my childhood, my nickname was, "Margaret, Margaret, the big fat target!" Today I can laugh, but for many years I cried about it. What's interesting is, during all the years I cried about it, I also believed it. As long as I believed it, I lived it.

How to Believe in What You Write

William Kenower | Posted 03.17.2016 | Books
William Kenower

I used to think of "reality" as what I could see and taste and touch -- the stuff that has already been made and that everyone agrees exists. The more serious I became about my writing, the more impractical this concept of reality became.

Breaking the Law of Attraction

Matthew B. James, Ph.D. | Posted 03.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Matthew B. James, Ph.D.

"The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up." --Paul Valery Are we over The Secret yet? Not that there wasn't some good teaching in...

When Your Friends Don't Believe in God

Kevin Wright | Posted 03.04.2016 | Religion
Kevin Wright

I don't mean "acquaintances" or Facebook friends, but my actual -- call you up on a bad day/let's have brunch on Saturday/help me, I'm nervous about this date -- friends. Perhaps this wouldn't sound so weird except that I'm a minister who works for a church.

How Can Computer Models Help Us Understand Religion?

Connor Wood | Posted 03.02.2016 | Religion
Connor Wood

First, we're not dealing with what philosophers call "first-order" problems, like whether God exists or why bad things happen to good people. Instead, we're studying the cultural, cognitive, and ritual processes that undergird religion and culture.

3 Simple Ways to Take Your Business From Irrelevant to Dominant

Tyler Leslie | Posted 02.29.2016 | Business
Tyler Leslie

Every single business is looking to grow and gain an advantage over their competition. Some succeed and others fail miserably.

Mere Belief

J. H. McKenna, Ph.D. | Posted 02.18.2017 | Religion
J. H. McKenna, Ph.D.

Religious intolerance arose with presumptions of certainty: the sureness that my sect possesses certified knowledge means that I cannot endure your sect's evident error. If it had always been accepted that belief does not rise to the level of knowledge, religious intolerance might not have marred our histories.

The True Meaning of 'Allahu Akbar'

Princess Ameerah Al-Taweel | Posted 02.16.2017 | Religion
Princess Ameerah Al-Taweel

The phrase "Allahu Akbar" is commonly used by Muslims to remind themselves of God's vastness and power. Unfortunately, some Muslim extremists employ this phrase before performing acts of terror, leading many to associate "Allahu Akbar" with violence and destruction.

I Love You

Keyon Bayani | Posted 02.15.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Keyon Bayani

Follow your own curiosity Follow your own lead Follow your own heart, and Follow your own truth Be kind to yourself Be kind to others Be kind to YOUR...

Are You Sabotaging Your Chances at Love? On Daring and Breaking Wide Open.

Kristyn Caetano MPH, CHt | Posted 02.12.2017 | Women
Kristyn Caetano MPH, CHt

The relationship had been relatively short, and I had been the one to break it off. Even so, I had been torn up over it for many months. I understood too late, that there had been something there. Something real that could have been more.

You're Only Human -- What Have You Got to Lose?

Zack Young | Posted 02.09.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Zack Young

Live your passion, never stop learning and power through the waves of life.

Parochial Prayer: A Call for Students to Claim Their Power

KidSpirit | Posted 02.08.2017 | Religion

I have been raised in an observant conservative Jewish household, and I frequently wrestle with daily prayer, which is very familiar to me. Therefore, I can readily see how a less observant student, without a regular relationship to a prayer experience outside of school, could find services onerous when thrust upon them in school.

Will The Real Deepak Chopra Please Stand Up

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 02.09.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Ed and Deb Shapiro

The great Swami Satchidananda always said that we only need to have faith the size of a mustard seed. Such faith proved itself to us in an unusual way.

Hopelessly Devoted

Danielle Vaughn | Posted 02.05.2017 | Healthy Living
Danielle Vaughn

Knowing we are in the driver's seat every step of the way means we get to stay hopelessly devoted to whatever we want. Seriously -- whatever we want. That's pretty incredible when you think about it.

6 Tips for Fun and Success: Notes From the Real World

Adam Sulkowski | Posted 02.01.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Adam Sulkowski

I'm proud to call Greg my former student. At a recent meet-up we realized that, whatever we do, six maxims exist for generating and enjoying good outc...