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Spiritual Seeking

Everyday Transcendence: A New Way to Define and Experience The Light (Or, Get Your Spirit On)

Emily Ballard | Posted 10.13.2014 | Religion
Emily Ballard

Many of us are having spiritual, holy moments all the time. They're all around us. They are us. It's the way we notice the sunlight on the river. Or how the smell of our spouse shifts time for one swift moment while we're hovering over the stove.

Next for the Gay Rights Movement: Filling the Spiritual Dimension

Deepak Chopra | Posted 04.12.2014 | Gay Voices
Deepak Chopra

The fact that the Supreme Court invalidated state laws against homosexuality was the bellwether of a shift in acceptance that will only accelerate. It's time, then, to consider another dimension that has been masked by the headlines over legal battles. That's the dimension of spirituality.

Transform Your Life

Suna Senman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Suna Senman

Your change initiates from you. You may seek a professional to help you, yet you are the pilot and the counselor is the copilot. You guide the work, while your supporter uses his or her training and skills to jump-start or turbo boost your own efforts. Keep aware that you are in the driver's seat.

What He Found On A 2,100-Mile Hike Along The Appalachian Trail

Debra Ollivier | Posted 07.24.2012 | Fifty
Debra Ollivier

After his wife of 36 years died of breast cancer, Paul Stuzman, 57, spent 138 days hiking 2,176 miles along the Appalachian trail. He tells the story in Hiking Through: One Man's Journey to Peace and Freedom on the Appalachian Trail.

Why I Hate Spirituality, But Love Religion

Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie | Posted 04.11.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie

Jefferson Bethke's video, "Why I Hate Religion, but Love Jesus," has been viewed by more than 18 million people. But when he seems to jump from this devastating critique to the dismissal of organized religion altogether he has gone too far.

Sharing The Light : A Jewel Of Elul By Yisrael Campbell

Posted 11.26.2011 | Religion

Editor's note: There is a great Jewish tradition to dedicate the 29 days in the month of Elul to study and prepare for the coming high holy days. The ...

Spiritual Light: A Jewel Of Elul By Mary J. Blige

Posted 11.10.2011 | Religion

Editor's note: There is a great Jewish tradition to dedicate the 29 days in the month of Elul to study and prepare for the coming high holy days. The ...

What Can Spiritual Seekers Learn From Scientists?

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Alison Rose Levy

When the scientist or the journalist finds answers, the answers must remain open, serving as doorways to further questions. But what about the curiosity of the seeker? Can long-sought wisdom, once found, block further inquiry?

Suffering, Seeking & Sanity

Eliezer Sobel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Eliezer Sobel

Over time, the object of my seeking evolved from merely looking for personal relief, to a grander, all-encompassing search for truth, God and enlightenment.