There's a trail through a wooded area near my house where I like to take long walks. It is here that I recite the Lord's Prayer. However, I've recently put emphasis on not just reciting but interpreting -- what is the true intention of each verse as it pertains to me.
I am not a morning person. I have trouble getting out of bed. I hit the snooze button. I go downstairs, make sure the kids get going and want to crawl...
Whatever "God" may or may not be, I can't help but believe that faith in humanity alone is no better alternative. If God seems to fail at perfect goodness and power in light of human suffering and tragedy, so too does humanity.
She and her husband had managed to drive from Vermont to Boston and were at the rehearsal dinner. The message read simply, "Your flight has been cancelled. I'm so sorry."
Help, I need somebody Help, not just anybody Help, you know I need someone, help But now these days are gone, I'm not so self assured Now I find I've ...
Philosophers, yogis and mystics have long studied the etheric super-substance of mind known as thought. The consensus across all disciplines is that ...
In times past, most people heated their houses using fireplaces, stoves and coal furnaces. Some people still do. It makes no difference which of these forms of heating one uses, there are always ashes or clinkers to get out of the house and hauled away without leaving a mess behind.
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...
Bills and responsibilities and weekly paychecks will all come soon enough, so have fun. Just not the kind of fun that requires bail money. May you have the wisdom to know the difference.
Increased belief and attendance were both associated with greater service to others in a new study examining religion and volunteering throughout adulthood based on four waves of the Americans' Changing Lives study.
If a region of the brain can be stimulated to reach Oneness through prayer, meditation, fasting, hallucinogenic plants, drumming, chanting, dancing, or rituals of any kind...then why can it not also be reached through applied science?
The age of three is an awfully early age to pose such in-depth concepts as the Trinity and the Immaculate Conception, but my daughter is certainly mature enough to start grasping concepts of real vs. pretend, and belief vs. non-belief.
With my legs spread out in front of me, exhausted and in total fear, I pray repeatedly "Lord, don't let my son die." EMT officials administer RCAN, but the heart monitor set up a few feet away is flat-lined. He died in my arms.
As a human being, I am a part of God's creation, yet I am also human, and limited. I am material, even though I am Spirit-infused. Because I am material, I am bound by the limits of materiality. But that's a blessing.
This is the time to make the list of where you are going to be focusing your energy for the new year and beyond. And then, of course, it is time to re-realize your connection to the creator once more and then read your list (or single intention) out loud, and invoke it!
Unfortunately, many people today choose to view God as distant, observable and manageable. To them, he is close enough to consider, yet distant enough never to impose nor interfere.