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GPS for the Parent of a Teenager's Soul

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 04.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Laura Berman Fortgang

As I wrapped by scarf tighter around me and put my hands inside my poncho for warmth, I brought my teenager to mind. He was my question. What would improve our relationship? How do I make our everyday more loving and less adversarial?

Does God Intervene In Our Lives?

John Backman | Posted 03.04.2013 | Religion
John Backman

As mystics and sages have testified for millennia, intimacy with God is the richest experience we can know. While it does not solve a thorny issue theists face -- the question of divine intervention -- it enables us to move forward into God, even as the question lies unanswered.

Divine Heading to the Silver Screen

Christian Josi | Posted 12.04.2012 | Entertainment
Christian Josi

Want to be famous? Want to die for art? That's nice. Acclaimed director and producer Jeffrey Schwarz isn't asking people to go quite that far, but ...

Beware of Burning the Candle at Both Ends

Irene Tanner | Posted 10.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

I have navigated treacherous territory before. From experience I know that barks are worse than bites -- that no matter how scary, dedication to one's authentic journey takes precedence over fear, overcomes obstacles and provides ultimate protection.

Habit #6: Divine Regard

Willow Dea | Posted 03.11.2012 | Education
Willow Dea

Divine regard refers also to the living practice that every person we come across is also sacred, just as they are. We are invited to relate to them as part of ourselves -- even our most challenging students!

The Virtues And Vices Of American Rail Travel

Thomas A. Shakely | Posted 02.01.2012 | Travel
Thomas A. Shakely

For all the manifest deficiencies and embarrassments of American passenger rail, its great virtue lies in its ability to introduce one to beauty.

Names Can Never Hurt Me?

John Backman | Posted 06.20.2011 | Religion
John Backman

By using the metaphors of evil, we belittle our adversaries by placing them in categories that would never fit us. How do we change this state of affairs?

The Rabbi Who Believes In Zeus: Why All Intuitions Of God Are Incomplete

Rabbi Alan Lurie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Alan Lurie

No, I don't think that there is a huge bearded guy dressed in a toga sitting in a palace on a mountain in the sky. I believe in Zeus in the same way that Parmenides, Pythagoras and Plato did.

4 E-Z Ways to Deepen Your Relationship with God/The Big Spirit

John Shore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
John Shore

People are designed to relate in the richest possible terms to the divine -- to God, The Universal Mind, The Big Picture, The Greater Good, the Spirit in the Sky, etc.

Could Sleep Aid Your Contact With The Divine?

Russell Bishop | Posted 03.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

My experience, which is entirely personal to be sure, suggests to me, that sometimes when I sleep, I can contact deeper parts of me, aspects of my consciousness that might be called "of a higher nature."

Annie Leibovitz: Still One of the Greatest Artists Ever

George Alexander | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
George Alexander

Annie Leibovitz and the description "struggling artist" can't even be mentioned in the same hemisphere. So I thought.

Meeting Challenges with Spirit

John Morton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Morton

In the Spirit, we're always having a good time. Keep that in mind when challenges present themselves.

Dreaming of the Divine

Anne Hill | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Hill

Using dreams for personal insight and career guidance is becoming increasingly popular, with the rise in dream groups and peer-based dream consulting.