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Spiritual Wisdom

Enlightenment, Duality and the Sword of Truth

Steve Robertson | Posted 12.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Steve Robertson

From a metaphysical and metaphorical perspective, the process of casting, relative to our spiritual evolution, can be likened to our soul being poured into the mold of our present-time body, which is itself cast to play a specific role and intentioned life purpose.

Are You Asking The Right Questions?

Karen Horneffer-Ginter, Ph.D. | Posted 12.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Karen Horneffer-Ginter, Ph.D.

When used properly, questions have the potential to connect us to the world of another. A heartfelt "How are you?" or "How was your day?" can become the bridge that keeps us in relationship to the lives of those we love.

What's Wrong With Right?

Darren Littlejohn | Posted 12.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Darren Littlejohn

These days, it's important to look more closely at things like food labels for our health. Isn't it equally important to look at our views on who and what is right?

On Karma: It's True ... We Get What We Deserve

Christina M. Martínez | Posted 10.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Christina M. Martínez

How many times have you accepted this excuse and settled for what you have at this very moment, never giving a thought to what you could have?

Inhabiting the Place Called 'I'

Denise M. Wilbanks | Posted 10.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Denise M. Wilbanks

My personal favorite factor in arriving at happiness is the attribute of equanimity, the space of calm that arises from the deepest place at the core of our being.

Trust Your Gut: Why You Should Listen To Your Inner Wisdom

Martha Boston | Posted 10.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Martha Boston

When hearing two competing voices inside me, I've too often listened to the louder one, the more popular one, the more demanding one. Slowly I'm learning to listen more deeply, to listen beyond the clamor, to listen for the quieter voice of knowing.

Lessons From the Side of the Sea

Janice Harper | Posted 09.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Janice Harper

They say if you're lucky enough to live on the beach, you're lucky enough. And I have to agree, living so close to the side of the sea that if I fell out of bed I'd drown.

12 Really Stupid Things I Never Want To Do Again

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 02.28.2012 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

Now I'm a year older. And if I'm not wiser, at least I'm a bit more experienced. Maybe you've done some of these things, too. I'll bet we'd both be happier if we didn't...

3 Simple Lessons From The Spiritual Masters

Steve McSwain | Posted 10.28.2011 | Religion
Steve McSwain

The day will come when you look back and see that what appeared as a puzzling jigsaw of unwanted pain and confusion has given way to the beautiful tapestry that is your life.

Levels Of Spiritual Awakening

Rabbi Alan Lurie | Posted 10.22.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Alan Lurie

The realization that awakening is a never-ending process is a core spiritual insight taught by all great religious teachers, and these teachers have left us a map of the stages of awakening.

Hop to Your Spirituality

Patricia Rust | Posted 10.11.2011 | Healthy Living
Patricia Rust

I watched this rabbit for hours and in it, I saw humanity. I saw the struggles, and I saw the victories. I saw the skittishness when the rabbit was in fear, and I saw every manner of the human condition.

It's All Energy

Vaishali | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vaishali

We invite, accumulate and aggravate our miseries according to what we give our attention to. Conversely we also heal, overcome and breakthrough life's challenges according to our awareness.

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?