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How the Tiny Town of Lily Dale Brings Death to Life

Elizabeth Kissam | Posted 12.21.2016 | Religion
Elizabeth Kissam

In Lily Dale, New York, residents nourish a belief in a literal afterlife not too different from our present existence. For over a century, they have ...

Do You Need A Coach Or Therapist?

Omega Institute | Posted 12.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Omega Institute

Coaches and therapists often overlap in what they offer clients. Understanding how they differ and articulating what you need can help you decide if c...

Gratitude is Good for the Spirit

Eric J. Hall | Posted 11.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Eric J. Hall

"Piglet noticed that even though he had a very small heart, it could hold a rather large amount of gratitude." A.A. Milne in Winnie-the-Pooh. With t...

Miracles and Why We're Reluctant to Own Them

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 11.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

A miracle suggests divine intervention in human affairs. Many of us tend to think that believing in miracles is unscientific. But it is science that h...

Righteous And Self-Righteous

Jeremy Affeldt | Posted 10.31.2016 | Religion
Jeremy Affeldt

In God's eyes, you are holy and righteous. You really are! When He looks at you, He sees His beloved child. You are a precious child of God! What cou...

How To Stop Confusing The Distinct Realities Of Mind, Body, And Spirit

Michael Mamas | Posted 10.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Michael Mamas

I once heard an avid Buddhist claim she was completely non-attached to anything. She declared someone could shoot her with a gun and she wouldn't care...

How We Defend Against Death (From Ebenezer Scrooge To Eleanor Roosevelt)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 10.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

Acknowledging the dualism between body and symbol in an awareness of death motivates us to live life to its fullest and to heal the world.

Shakespeare: Bard - Or Clandestine Spiritual Master?

Paul Hunting | Posted 10.13.2016 | Books
Paul Hunting

As the 4th Centenary of Shakespeare's death draws to a close I'm wondering whether humanity has really changed over the past 400 years? Is there now more happiness, fulfilment and peace on our planet? If there is, it's hard to see.

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...

Thoughts That Energize, Thoughts That Deplete

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 09.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Our thoughts either energize us or deplete us. Many of us are addicted to the self-judgment that deplete us by energizing our ego wounded self. Why ...

New York City Group Photo 9/11/2016

Robert G. Zuckerman | Posted 09.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Robert G. Zuckerman

I'm rolling up to my dinner meeting and see (and hear) this group of friends joyfully making pictures of each other. I can't resist - I roll up to th...

With China's Surprise Volleyball Win in Rio, Coach Lang Ping Becomes National Hero

AsiaToday | Posted 08.22.2016 | World
AsiaToday

By Hong Soon-do, Beijing correspondent, AsiaToday - There were quite many dramatic moments at the Rio Olympics which concluded on Monday. And the vict...

A Unique Approach To Discomfort

Angela N. Holton | Posted 08.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Angela N. Holton

Today, find peace with your discomfort. Embrace the stickiness. Ask for its lessons and guidance. Trust that your uneasiness is the vehicle to catapult you to places you've never been before. Use discomfort to your advantage in creating a life you dream of.

Letting Go Of Toxic People

Heather Gillis-Harris | Posted 08.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Heather Gillis-Harris

Clearing our bodies of toxins isn't always about what we eat or drink. Sometimes removing the poison means you have to make the difficult decision to ...

The Fourth Industrial Revolution Awakens the Importance of the Human Spirit.

Yuhyun Park | Posted 08.03.2016 | Education
Yuhyun Park

What is a human being? A human has three components: body, mind and spirit. What is the most important component of a human being? In other words, wh...

Standing In The Flames Of Our Soul's Fire

Courtney Dukelow | Posted 07.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Courtney Dukelow

I love Tuesday mornings. It is the time when I get to stroll the farmer's market, chatting with friends whom I see as I take in the beauty of the fre...

Free Your Mind: Be With What Is

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 07.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ed and Deb Shapiro

When we resist "what is" then we create more suffering for ourselves, as there's a constant, underlying dissatisfaction, otherwise known as the "If Only..." syndrome.

Heaven -- Where Is It Anyway?

Barbara Falconer Newhall | Posted 07.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Barbara Falconer Newhall

It was heaven for me and my point-and-shoot. Light was coming at the garden from every direction. And the evening was still, no breeze, which meant our friends' flowers could hold a pose long enough for my point-and-shoot to take its time getting them into focus.

The Cleveland Cavaliers' Win Is Good For The Soul

Raquel Eatmon | Posted 06.23.2016 | Sports
Raquel Eatmon

Sports is a big deal in this town. Always has been, always will be. Cleveland needed to win something, not for bragging rights, but to revive the soul of the people. We needed something to unite us.

Dear Daughter, In Face of Tragedy Try to Keep Your Spirit Intact

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 06.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
The University of Central Florida Forum

By Leandra Preston-Sidler UCF Forum columnist "When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, 'Look for the he...

Don't Let a Bad Break Put the Brakes on Moving Forward

Melanie Young | Posted 06.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

At least once in your life you may experience a bad break or a traumatic experience. It could be a cancer diagnosis, the death of a loved one, a marriage gone sour, or loss of a job or business. Setbacks and stumbling blocks are facts of life.

10 Amazing Lessons You Can Learn From My Karate Students

Liesha Petrovich | Posted 06.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Liesha Petrovich

I have the best job in the world. My husband and I have taught karate for over 20 years. Sure, some days I feel like I'm herding cats, but teaching ...

Where Is God?

Dr. F. Emelia Sam | Posted 05.31.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. F. Emelia Sam

His fervent prayer broke the serenity of the surroundings. Startled by its intrusion, my semi-trance was mercilessly broken. Though I've felt discon...

Proof of the Soul

Cate Montana | Posted 05.24.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Cate Montana

I was brushing my teeth yesterday when it suddenly occurred to me that proof of the soul--the much maligned intangible essence that far too many scien...

The Holy Spirit, Pentecost, and a New Heaven and Earth

Robert 'Robin' Gottfried | Posted 05.19.2016 | Religion
Robert 'Robin' Gottfried

We play a part in this. We need to learn to bend, to move with the Holy Spirit. This implies learning to let go of our own agendas and opening ourselves to something far bigger. As Pope Francis put it, we can prepare ourselves by putting up the sails on our boats so that the Spirit can blow us where she will. Where we'll end up we don't know, but it will be an adventure getting there.