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An Invitation to Outgrow Your Limitations

Guy Finley | Posted 12.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Guy Finley

Have you ever noticed how the more negative you get, the more difficult everything about your life becomes, including being able to do the simplest th...

4 Things To Do When Things Fall Apart

Tova Payne | Posted 11.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Tova Payne

The Divine Slam- when everything seems to fall apart at the same time. Even if it's one thing, if it's a Big Deal - like the ending of a relationship ...

I Don't Need Your Mediation to Access God

Mette Ivie Harrison | Posted 11.21.2016 | Religion
Mette Ivie Harrison

I've recently come to some surprising and perhaps even blasphemous conclusions regarding church as an institution and my personal access to God. I D...

What Incarnation Were We Thinking? Remembering What We Were Born To Forget

Julie Genovese | Posted 10.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Julie Genovese

Years ago, I stumbled across the idea that our soul, before birth, gets to choose the greatest challenges it will face in it's lifetime. Given my dwar...

Do You Walk The Walk?

Terri Britt | Posted 09.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Terri Britt

As you take back the authority of your life, you clear the cobwebs and shift out of confusion. With each step you take to love and listen to yourself, you get grounded in your wisdom. Little steps become giant steps of trust. You stop talking the talk and finally walk the walk, and become a Leader of Love.

Surrender And The Path To Self-Perfection

Guy Finley | Posted 08.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Guy Finley

While the desire to be perfect runs through the very fiber of our soul, how to fulfill the longing of this greater Love is a question few find the ans...

If We Each Have The Power To Change The World - Why Is There Such Chaos?

Gay Browne | Posted 07.21.2016 | Green
Gay Browne

My spiritual journey has taught me that each of us has the power to change the world. Celebrating Nelson Mandela Day on July 18, I was reminded how de...

The Joy Ride

Leona deVinne | Posted 06.17.2016 | Good News
Leona deVinne

Joy is different than happiness although they are closely related. Joy contains an aspect of happiness, but it is deeper rooted, rooted in the good earthy, visceral goodness that is available to all of us despite tragedy and pain.

The Space of Grief

Anne M. Samit | Posted 05.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Anne M. Samit

But in the end I think that's okay. There's healing to do, and asking is how we begin.

Missing the Sacred: Why This Atheist Came Back to Faith

Mette Ivie Harrison | Posted 04.26.2016 | Religion
Mette Ivie Harrison

I missed the experience of the sacred. I missed the sense of communicating with a higher power. I missed the experience of the divine, the thing larger and greater than we are.

Do Trees Have Souls?

Barbara Falconer Newhall | Posted 04.25.2016 | Religion
Barbara Falconer Newhall

Deciduous trees in winter, shorn of their leaves and their greeniness, seem so full of soul and will and intention -- despite their barren branches -- that I want to say, yes, trees are an expression of the divine.

Why I'm Proud to Be an Insane Beast in Supersonic Socks

Anne M. Samit | Posted 11.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Anne M. Samit

I met a man named Adeoye. I'd met him before. He works in a store I frequent when I arrive at yoga too early and need a place to go. I didn't know h...

How to Make Every Day Feel Sacred

Nancy Colier | Posted 11.30.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Nancy Colier

I recently returned from a remarkable and different kind of weekend. It was a weekend infused with poetry, ritual, music, beauty and kindness. Three...

5 Thank Yous to Say Now

Rev. Susan Baller-Shepard | Posted 11.09.2016 | Religion
Rev. Susan Baller-Shepard

When I was a child, one of my least favorite phrases was, "You should be grateful." So, I'm not telling you that. What I am suggesting here is that this month is a great time to say these five thank yous. It's a heartfelt endeavor. You'll see. It does a soul good.

Behold Snapshots Of Devotion In These Sacred Altars Around The Globe

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 11.09.2015 | Religion

Altars can be found in temples, churches and homes around the world. They are the tables, mantels, and many nooks and crannies that house some of our ...

The Real Reason You Should Be Meditating

Emma Bathie | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Emma Bathie

The most frustrating part is being so caught up in the doing, creating and performing that you lose sight of what you're trying to achieve and, funnily enough, you end up getting nowhere.

Where Does God Go When We Lose?

Levi Ben-Shmuel | Posted 05.18.2015 | Religion
Levi Ben-Shmuel

In defeat, there is a tendency to close down and be judgmental. When we get down on ourselves, it is easy to forget that the Divine is continually rooting for us to get back up and make the most out of the next opportunity to move forward.

On Cultural Cockroaches, True Greatness and Eating the Apple

Miriam Ava | Posted 12.20.2014 | Women
Miriam Ava

The world's upside down. We're already great. We're already intelligent and beautiful and rich. The world keeps telling us we aren't because it keeps...

An Inner Revolution Has Already Begun

Steve Farrell | Posted 12.17.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Steve Farrell

An inner revolution started decades ago. You've probably been a part of it, at least in some small way, and probably don't even know. Yoga began th...

God Speaks: Humanity's Call

Maria Portas | Posted 11.22.2014 | Religion
Maria Portas

Humanity's Call on this life, is to get the whole place back to what it is meant to be! Where children are not suffering. Where people are being fed, and where we are all taking care of each and every person here on Earth.

The Man Behind the Merman

Steve Schonberg | Posted 11.22.2014 | Entertainment
Steve Schonberg

One of today's great comediennes is in fact a man. In the tradition of other celebrated gender benders, like Divine, Dame Edna and RuPaul, the man who transforms nightly into Varla Jean Merman has spent the better part of 20 years elevating "drag" to a peerless variety of this art form.

I'm the Crystal (And So Are You): A Poem for Cold Times

Miriam Ava | Posted 11.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

I'm the crystal/ I'm the light/ Inextinguishable and bright

God Speaks: The Reason We Are Here On Earth

Maria Portas | Posted 11.17.2014 | Religion
Maria Portas

There is a reason that we are all here in this world, and it is all about the discovery of your Self. Your Self, that very real part of you that is wa...

A Spiritual Solution to Religious and Racial Violence

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa | Posted 11.16.2014 | Religion
Gadadhara Pandit Dasa

On a deep and genuine level, people of the various faiths have to accept that God has given multiple ways in which people can serve, worship, and reunite with him. We have to start to honestly feel this way and not just recite it.

John Waters' Women at the Film Society of Lincoln Center

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.06.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

No one missed the irony of a John Waters retrospective at The Walter Reade Theater across Lincoln Center's plaza from Fashion Week.