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Finding Recompense in Remarkable Ways

GAIAM TV | Posted 03.11.2013 | Healthy Living
GAIAM TV

Marianne Williamson's strength is the way she boils down complex dogmas into simple truths. At one point, she says, "You think you have many problems, but really you have only one: separation from God." Here are three of my favorite Williamson strategies for aligning with the sacred.

Journey To The Sacred: An Interview With Mark Nepo

Mark Matousek | Posted 02.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Matousek

Mark Nepo is a philosopher, poet, and teacher whose work has inspired millions of readers to take the spiritual plunge. I recently caught up with this modern-day magus at his home to talk about his new book, Seven Thousand Ways To Listen.

Hollywood and Hip Hop Unite to Help Save Lakota Sacred Site

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 01.16.2013 | Impact
Georgianne Nienaber

Language, tradition, geography, ethnicity and religion offer the illusion of separation, but experiencing the sacred brings us to the source and commonality of our creation stories. We all live under a dome of stars and hope to find our way home to our individual Creators.

Fight for Lakota's Sacred Pe' Sla Brings Miracles

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 10.23.2012 | Impact
Georgianne Nienaber

An amazing idea took hold in the last few weeks. People from around the world decided that they could do something to right a terrible wrong that has existed for hundreds of years here in the United States.

Actions and Choices at Bancroft Bay Park, Albert Lea, Minnesota

Kari Adelaide | Posted 08.16.2012 | Green
Kari Adelaide

There are consequences to not listening to the land; we must choose to protect the land and honor sacred territory.

Please Meditate: Create a Sacred Space for Meditation

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 09.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Olivia Rosewood

It is exquisite to reserve a place exclusively for peace, and peace has a flavor that intensifies when concentrated. However, it's not necessary to depend on that space to meditate: You can take your practice wherever you go once it is established.

Did Religion Create Civilization?

Brad Hirschfield | Posted 07.25.2011 | Religion
Brad Hirschfield

In Gobekli Tepe, we have strong evidence that people's need/desire to gather for worship is what created civilization, not the reverse, as was previously assumed.

The Sacred and the Dead

Robert Koehler | Posted 06.28.2011 | Green
Robert Koehler

The Bolivian national legislature may be about to birth a stunning global precedent in the creation of an environmentally sane future: establishing legal rights for Mother Earth.

The Comet

Robert Ellis Gordon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Ellis Gordon

As it so happens I'm acquainted with the child. She's my eldest niece, Rebecca. This happened back when she was eight, as she painfully, reluctantly came to the conclusion that her Uncle Peter was crazy.

A Response To Today's Challenges: Sacred Activism And Heart Yoga

Andrew Harvey and Karuna Erickson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Andrew Harvey and Karuna Erickson

Many of us are longing to find more peace and balance in our lives. Reconnect with your own source of inspiration with a relaxing, restorative yoga practice.

Spring Cleaning for the Soul

Donna Henes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

The promise of renewed life prompts us to prepare a sacred and auspicious way for its anticipated arrival. We are moved to purge and purify ourselves, and make a fresh start.

Varanasi: India's Holy City (PHOTOS)

Rajan P. Parrikar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rajan P. Parrikar

In this holy place beats the heart of an ancient civilization.

Sacrifice: Choosing The Sacred Over the Profane

Scott Schwenk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Scott Schwenk

What if there are no such absolutes as 'right' and 'wrong'?

Why We Need To Work With Symbols

Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee

A symbol is not just an image, but is like a door into the inner world of the soul, through which we can access the energy and meaning that belongs to this sacred dimension of our self.

The Internet as a Living Symbol of Global Oneness

Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee

This first time that I went online I saw in that moment how the Internet could give the whole of humanity direct access to this interconnectedness and global oneness.

Sex Magic: Fuel Your Dreams Into Reality

Dr. Elsbeth Meuth and Freddy Zental Weaver | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Elsbeth Meuth and Freddy Zental Weaver

I came across sex magic in the context of my tantric studies and teacher training a number of years ago. I've learned to marry my orgasmic energy with an intention to manifest what I wanted to bring into reality.

The New Sacred Travel: Labyrinth Pilgrimages

Anne Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Anne Hill

Over the past two decades a design revolution has been transforming town plazas, hospital courtyards, public parks, schoolyards and churches all across the country.

Will A Vow Of Poverty Fill The Void In My Soul?

Jim Luce | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Luce

As I approach my fiftieth birthday, I am feeling incomplete. Part of me - my soul? - is still missing. In secular terms, I think I am not yet in tou...

U2'S SACRED PILGRIMAGE: 'I found grace, it's all that I found'

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cathleen Falsani

Without a line on the horizon, we may feel like there is no limit to how far we can go. But it also makes the seas difficult to navigate. That is, in...

The Raisin Years: Slowing Down in the Fast Lane

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

OK, I have to admit. This title is somewhat misleading. As a self-proclaimed new citizen of The Raisin Years, I have not yet learned how to slow d...