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Destiny

Wanna Go Out?

Marc Erlbaum | Posted 04.14.2014 | Religion
Marc Erlbaum

The invitation comes daily, but there are certain times when it is particularly fervid and we are provided especial incentive to accept. One of those times is the upcoming holiday of Passover, the celebration of the nascent Jewish nation's 'going out' from Egypt.

Can You "Fast Forward" Your Spiritual Development?

Patty Kogutek | Posted 03.04.2014 | Religion
Patty Kogutek

I even became a Catholic nun for seven years, seeking to please my Heavenly Father. But to my dismay, I didn't experience the connection to our Creator that I thought I would.

The Ugly Truth About Karma

Harshada Rajani | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Harshada Rajani

There were so many good times in my life, I was bound to step into some bad times. The world had only taught me how to laugh, but it knew it had to eventually teach me how to cry too.

America - The Gateway to Humanity's Future?

Lorna Byrne | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Lorna Byrne

I am told America will play a huge role in the evolution of mankind. That from America will come many of the ideas and initiatives that will create a better world and will help unify countries. The angels tell me America is supposed to be a beacon of hope for the world.

The Hope That Is Inherent in Near Death Experiences

Lorna Byrne | Posted 11.30.2013 | Religion
Lorna Byrne

I know that I and others have been given near death experiences so we can share our experience and make people understand that death is not to be feared and that Heaven is real.

Tradition or Taboo: Doesn't Everyone Have a Psychic?

Erika Sales | Posted 11.10.2013 | Women
Erika Sales

She waved at me just as I was about to turn around, looking at the corner and nodding as if someone were there.

Got Them Crazy Lady Eyes

Janice Harper | Posted 10.07.2013 | Fifty
Janice Harper

I recently had a birthday and turned one of those ages that comes with a letter from the life insurance company alerting you to the fact that you are that much closer to dead.

Defining Success

Yvette Bowlin | Posted 09.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Yvette Bowlin

Success always eluded me as a young kid, or at least I thought it did. I was the one in school who had to work hard for everything. Nothing came easy. And still, as an adult it seems like everything I have came as a result of blood, sweat and tears.

Regret Is Not an Option

Pam Didner | Posted 07.30.2013 | Women
Pam Didner

Tami and I have known it's been time to move on since she first discussed the issue with me. But she was waiting for a sign to validate her decision. An event to propel her to action.

How Romance Movies Ruined My Love Life

Al DeLuise | Posted 07.18.2013 | Fifty
Al DeLuise

I'm not sure how many would be relationships I passed up because of my undying allegiance to this indefinable ghost that has defined my life.

Full Circle

Rayya Elias | Posted 07.17.2013 | Women
Rayya Elias

My mother would put on the coat, look at herself in the mirror, and smile. "You see, when it is good quality, it lasts," she would say.

Filmmaker Shares Backstory on Career and Advice for Others

Gregory G. Allen | Posted 07.06.2013 | Entertainment
Gregory G. Allen

As a writer and someone who has been in the entertainment industry for as long as I have, I can't help but wonder about the story "behind the story" when I watch a film or read a new book.

Even Top Scientists Believe Everything Was Created by Magic

Matthew Hutson | Posted 05.19.2013 | Science
Matthew Hutson

The sense that certain things were "meant to be" or even that "everything happens for a reason" is encouraged by the intuitive assumption that a mind is guiding all the events in our lives.

4 Ways To Shape Your Thoughts Through Mindfulness

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 04.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

Our lives are shaped by our minds. We really do become what we think. The good news is that it is never too late to begin carving out a new concept of ourselves if we don't care for the shape our life is taking -- you are a thought sculptor and your creation starts with your next thought.

Made In The Image of God: Human Value And Genomics

Dr. Denis Alexander | Posted 03.12.2013 | Religion
Dr. Denis Alexander

To see where the clash comes from, we first need to understand the revolutionary nature of the Imago Dei idea in its original context in the texts of Genesis.

Is Obama a Man of Destiny?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 02.16.2013 | Politics
Deepak Chopra

Lincoln was beloved but also reviled; he could have gone down in history as a divisive leader more than a uniting one. The difference wasn't up to him. As he saw it, destiny worked through him. It will be fascinating to see if the same historical force is about to push America forward once more.

Oprah: 'If You Don't Accept The Yearning, You End Up Dying Inside'

OWN | Posted 11.28.2012 | OWN

On the Nov. 25th episode of "Super Soul Sunday," Oprah talked with legendary thought leader Jean Houston -- author of The Wizard of Us -- about the h...

Are You Living Your Fate or Creating Your Destiny?

S.L. Scott | Posted 01.26.2013 | Books
S.L. Scott

Writing this book and spending time with these characters solidified what I always knew to be true. If we can dream it, we can make it our reality, but we have to set that plan in motion by taking the first step.

WATCH: How To Recognize The Call To Adventure

OWN | Posted 11.26.2012 | OWN

Virtually every human being has what writer and mythologist Joseph Campbell once referred to as "the call to adventure," says his friend and colleague...

Do You Believe In Destiny? Maybe You Should

Phil Cooke, Ph.D. | Posted 10.10.2012 | Religion
Phil Cooke, Ph.D.

Nearly everyone wants to believe in the concept. Atheists may believe that there's no God, no purpose and no point to life, but it's pretty tough living that philosophy out in the day-to-day trenches.

What Would YOU Do With A Second Chance In Life?

Sura | Posted 09.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Sura

On Dec. 26, 2004, my life changed forever. That day, the tsunami struck Asia, killing hundreds of thousands of people. I learned that the resort I was scheduled to visit just three days later, Charlie's Beach Resort in Koh Phi Phi, had been completely wiped out, with no survivors. It made me deeply question the way I was living.

Each And Every Suicide Diminishes Us

Lorna Byrne | Posted 06.17.2012 | Religion
Lorna Byrne

Each and every suicide in the world diminishes you and me. No matter if you don't know the person, their family, or even if they live on the other side of the world from you

Getting Down to Business

The Technician | Posted 06.06.2012 | College
The Technician

Barriers to entry are low, and it is feasible to start a business with limited resources in today's marketplace. When you allow your creativity to take off, before you know it, you'll find out you're in business.

I'll Remember, Insha'Allah

Daliah Merzaban | Posted 05.30.2012 | Religion
Daliah Merzaban

The main reason for Muslims to say insha'Allah is to recognise that an event in the future will happen only if God wills it.

3 Things Tony Robbins Taught Me About Divorce

Laura Campbell | Posted 04.24.2012 | Divorce
Laura Campbell

As I sat and watched Oprah's experience, I realized that she and I had something in common -- we both had the privilege and benefit of participating in a Tony Robbins event.