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Blessing

The Angels Who Walk Among us at This Time of the Year

Lorna Byrne | Posted 12.22.2014 | Religion
Lorna Byrne

I was out walking in the Irish countryside near where I live -- when a faint shape appeared in the sky like a transparent mountain, reaching right up into the heavens. I knew immediately what it meant.

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

Lorna Byrne | Posted 11.25.2014 | 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.

The Dichotomy of Pain and Pleasure (And How to Activate Your Joy and Heal the World)

Miriam Ava | Posted 11.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

I'm a huge fan of Dr. Christiane Northrup's, and what she recently said about the dichotomy of pain and pleasure on this planet truly hit home. Whil...

Depression to Bliss

Stephanie Dandan | Posted 06.20.2014 | Women
Stephanie Dandan

Through being vulnerable we can show others our wounds, we can show them that we all have the same ones. I want you to see that there is always hope, that there is always light around us and that we are ultimately much more resilient than we could ever imagined.

Is #Blessed Over?

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.14.2014 | Religion

When Jesus talked about blessings, he wasn't talking about new jobs and flashy cars. What does it mean, then, when social media users take to Twitt...

I'm Having Sex Right Now! #Blessed

Em & Lo | Posted 07.06.2014 | Women
Em & Lo

We thought we'd put together our own imagined list of the top 10 most inappropriately dirty ways to shared your #blessings with the world.

The One Thing Christians Should Stop Saying

Scott Dannemiller | Posted 04.29.2014 | Religion
Scott Dannemiller

When I say that my material fortune is the result of God's blessing, it reduces The Almighty to some sort of sky-bound, wish-granting fairy who spends his days randomly bestowing cars and cash upon his followers.

Surrendering "Top Privilege" in a Life of Blessing: Jacob's Example

H. Adam Ackley, Ph.D. | Posted 02.10.2014 | Gay Voices
H. Adam Ackley, Ph.D.

What does it mean then to prevail with God and be "blessed" by God? Though the root word of "bless" is "kneel," surely the human Jacob has not actually dominated or overpowered the Almighty Creator to become his conquest.

The Only Advice You'll Need To Start Meditating

Eden Kozlowski | Posted 02.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Eden Kozlowski

Meditation isn't a one-size-fits-all kinda thing. I always recommend that you start somewhat loose. Commit without overcommitting or feeling like to you have to force it.

The Blessing of Blessing

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

Whether or not you choose to pray before meals, or faith is central to your life, or you believe in God, I encourage you to take the time to pause, even for just a moment, to recognize the good fortune that you do have in this world.

Gay Marriage Pride At New Jersey's Largest Synagogue

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

We are so fortunate to now be able to bless all those who stand under the wedding canopy without question of their sexual orientation.

Healing the Past While Staying in the Present Moment

Cindy Griffith-Bennett | Posted 08.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Cindy Griffith-Bennett

Keeping your energy positive in the present moment is a powerful tool to shift your life. When you stay in the present moment, while combining action with positive intention, you plant seeds for a positive tomorrow.

Blessings I Have No Words For

Mark Nepo | Posted 03.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Nepo

This week's poem is about what we hear in the spaces between all the noise. All meditation practices and all beginnings of art start with such a listening.

On Rediscovering The Art Of Offering Blessings

Karen Horneffer-Ginter, Ph.D. | Posted 02.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Karen Horneffer-Ginter, Ph.D.

The more we offer such blessings to ourselves and to others, the more contagious it becomes to water these seeds of kindness and generosity in our own minds and hearts, and in the world around us.

The Blessing of Your Inconveniences

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 11.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

Unless you are on your way to the hospital or living on the street and have nothing to eat, a detour on the road called "your daily life" is not so much a problem -- it's an inconvenience.

Sending Blessings, Not Bombs: The Power Of Prayer

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 08.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

While blessings won't feed the hungry or end wars or assuage greed, they can serve as a balm to help make connections beyond what separates us.

'RHOA': Kroy Asks Kim's Father For His Blessing To Propose

Posted 04.02.2012 | TV

Kim Zolciak's father Joe seemed like he was already completely behind Kroy proposing to his daughter on "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" (Sun., 9 p.m....

Newt - Democracy's Blessing or Curse?

Kevin Bermeister | Posted 02.20.2012 | Politics
Kevin Bermeister

In one fell swoop, Newt Gingrich focused the worlds' attention on all of the ignorance that has plagued Israel through more than 30 years of rhetoric ...

It Will Take a Mission

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

This week, in Obama's Oval Office speech on the oil spill, he used the term "mission." That's the right word. It will take a purposeful commitment to a mission of change to truly respond to the epiphany in the Gulf.

Frame It With Gratitude

James Baraz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
James Baraz

The key to gratitude is really in the way we frame a situation. So together we made up a gratitude game to remind her.

Tips For Making Peace With Valentine's Day

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

VDay isn't always a delight for everyone. Not everyone has drunk the koolaid of our couple society. More to the point, a lot of us are d-o-n-e with co...

6 Tips For Facing Your Finances With Confidence

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

Your sense of status, place in life and well-being may have come to depend upon a level of income and expenditure. Expectations dashed, disappointment and financial loss can make for deep-seated misery.

The Gentle Art Of Blessing: A Simple Practice That Will Transform You And Your World By Pierre Pradervand

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

What exactly is blessing? "By blessing, I mean wishing from the bottom, of the heart, in total sincerity, the very best for those people--their complete fulfillment and complete happiness."

Finding Happiness in Whatever We Do

John Morton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Morton

So if you are not happy with what you are doing, it may be a sign that you have a bad attitude. Just correct your attitude.

President Obama's Legacy Letter Blessing His Daughters

Rachael Freed | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachael Freed

As you honor your father this Father's Day, you can also give him the opportunity to bless you.