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We Asked 'Hamilton' Himself What The Founding Fathers Would Think Of Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 06.23.2016 | Latino Voices

Lin-Manuel Miranda spent countless days researching the Founding Fathers in order to spend countless nights bringing their stories to life on stage in...

Survey: YouTubers More Popular Than Traditional Celebs Among Teens in Finland

Risto Kuulasmaa | Posted 06.12.2016 | Entertainment
Risto Kuulasmaa

For many, this survey finding is still a surprise. The popularity of YouTube stars among the connected generation has grown quietly under the mainstre...

When the World Doesn't Care, Make Your Art Anyway

Kevin Kleitches | Posted 04.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kevin Kleitches

The other night I went to bed earlier than normal. I wanted to wake up at least two hours before work so I could write this very post. Once I publis...

Stumbling Through Lent: 'Looking for God? Go Look at a Rock'

Barbara Falconer Newhall | Posted 02.22.2017 | Religion
Barbara Falconer Newhall

Last week I wrote about Savitri Hari, a Hindu woman who finds the sacred in the small, menial things of the world. Tori Isner, a Native American, also finds the divine in -- to me -- unexpected ways.

Could You Endure a Sweat Lodge Ceremony?

Garry Rodgers | Posted 12.14.2016 | Religion
Garry Rodgers

Sweat ceremonies clean and heal, both physically and mentally. They purge the mind, bring clarity, and test participant's endurance, strength and courage. They're holy places where people renew their inherent deep and natural connection to the universe.

I'm Grateful for Pumpkin Pie, Self-Cleaning Ovens and Whoever/Whatever Put Me Here

Barbara Falconer Newhall | Posted 11.24.2016 | Religion
Barbara Falconer Newhall

Before I presume to draw up my holiday gift wish list, it might be politic to put my Thanksgiving thank yous out there. Here goes. This year I'm grateful for.

Theology in the Hands of Racist Colonialists

Craig Luekens | Posted 11.06.2016 | Religion
Craig Luekens

I know that the Church has committed untold amounts of suffering and evil in the name of Christ. (There is no religion, philosophy, or worldview, for that matter, that hasn't, all to greater or lesser degrees of distortion).

Daily Meditation: To The Spirits

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.01.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Love-Based Activism

Stephanie Mott | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Stephanie Mott

If my purpose is to create change, to help bring about the end of legalized discrimination against LGBT people, my actions should be such that they are effective at bringing about that change.

Destined to Be an Entrepreneur

Nova Lorraine | Posted 06.03.2014 | Business
Nova Lorraine

His ability to see patterns in technology and media that are not readily apparent to most is astonishing. Join me in getting to know one of today's most forward thinking business leaders.

The Makers of Noah Straddled the Fence

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.29.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

So what did the makers of the movie Noah do? They straddled the fence and as a result don't really satisfy anyone.


Wendy Adams Mendenhall | Posted 04.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Wendy Adams Mendenhall

While driving three friends, four counting Chip, I listened and recognized a beautifully shared teaching for me and an invitation to humanity. Chip i...

Religion and Politics Do Mix

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 03.13.2014 | Religion
William B. Bradshaw

It has long been said there are two topics that should be avoided in "polite company," that is, at social gatherings, parties, service clubs, during i...

On Not 'Ruining Christmas'

Safiya Jafari Simmons | Posted 02.17.2014 | Religion
Safiya Jafari Simmons

I somehow had to go along with this Santa myth to protect the practices and beliefs of other families while de-prioritizing the beliefs my husband and I were endeavoring to instill in our own. How is that fair?

Positive Perspectives That Will Have You Stop Stressing The Little Things

Polly Campbell | Posted 05.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Polly Campbell

Live enough days on this planet and you're going to face some big stuff and plenty of little annoyances. There are bound to be whole days where things don't seem to go your way. What are you going to do with that?

The Ignored 'Next Sentence': "To Secure These Rights Governments Are Instituted Among Men"

Paul Abrams | Posted 09.03.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Let us, today, celebrate both our inalienable rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, and that to secure these rights we need government whose powers are based on the consent of the governed.

Live in the Interrogation Room with 'Rizzoli & Isles' Executive Producer Janet Tamaro

Janet Tamaro | Posted 08.18.2012 | Entertainment
Janet Tamaro

As fans prepare to dive into a new season with their favorite Boston crime solvers, we checked in with Janet Tamaro to get her thoughts about the show she developed based on characters created by author Tess Gerritsen

Republican Misreading Of The Declaration Of Independence

Denis Lacorne | Posted 03.31.2012 | Religion
Denis Lacorne

It is pointless to refer to a God or a Creator in the founding document of the American democracy, since the only source of all legitimate authority is "We the People."

Did An Outside Entity Create The Universe?

Robert Lanza, M.D. | Posted 01.14.2012 | Religion
Robert Lanza, M.D.

After four decades of scientific study, it appears increasingly likely that our universe is not a closed system and that science may not be playing with a full deck.

Are Infinities More Scientific Than God?

Matt J. Rossano | Posted 09.04.2011 | Religion
Matt J. Rossano

From where does the deepest order originate? We don't know because we have yet to uncover nature's deepest laws. Even if we reveal these laws, the question will remain a puzzle.

A History Of The Female Sun

Donna Henes | Posted 08.26.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

In archaic times, people perceived the sun, in its shining prime and glory, the giver of heat and light and life, to be the effulgent force of the female.

Interwoven With Prayer: Learning To Knit And Give Thanks

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Cathleen Falsani

As I understand it, our hands are supposed to be God's hands in the world. The works of our hands are marked by the fingerprints of the Divine. They are artifacts of God's love. I yearn to create, to make something beautiful with my hands.

Rising Love

Yogi Cameron Alborzian | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Yogi Cameron Alborzian

When we rise in love, we channel the basic energy that forms the basis of all of creation. Our work is to listen and be guided from within.

Living your life by numbers

Yogi Cameron Alborzian | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Yogi Cameron Alborzian

How many times did you make a reference to a number today? Maybe you considered your credit score, how much your bank accounts has or lacks, how many ...

Newt Gingrich Misuses, Not Just Misquotes, the Declaration of Independence

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Media Matters, and then Olbermann, missed Newt's real agenda that is the same as it has always been: to use lies, misstatements and sophistry to mislead the American people.