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Spiritual Surrender

What TV Shows Teach Us About Faith

BJ Gallagher | Posted 09.09.2011 | Healthy Living
BJ Gallagher

I need to be reminded frequently that I am not "The God Whisperer." I do not bend God to my will. I am not the Alpha. I do not train God to follow my lead. And if I ever think I'm the Alpha, I've got it backward.

The Path To Buddhist Enlightenment: Sometimes Assertion, Sometimes Surrender

Jay Michaelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jay Michaelson

These days, thanks to the "law of attraction," the Buddha's model of awakening may seem more attractive than Ananda's. But in my experience, the spiritual life oscillates between both.