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Having Faith

On the Edge of the Precipice: Can I Surrender to the Flow?

Heather Martin | Posted 09.25.2014 | Women
Heather Martin

The destination was my future unfolding into the path I had to forge for myself. There was no guarantee, there was no rule book, but there was the shear satisfaction I had of knowing I was trying to live the life I had always wanted to.

Life Is Uncertain, But These Things I Know For Sure

Heather Martin | Posted 08.28.2014 | Women
Heather Martin

Uncertainty in life often feels like the greatest hurdle to our happiness, but it is actually a huge blessing, we just need a better understanding of its nature and how to move through it. Here are some lessons I have learned about our elusive friend, uncertainty.

To the Mother of My Patient

Kateri Allard | Posted 06.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Kateri Allard

Because of you, I am beginning again to believe in miracles. Because in the depth of despair over losing your beloved son you took me into your arms and guided me back onto a track where love is real, positive thinking is a choice that saves us, and miracles do happen.

On Having Faith, Watching Oprah, and Being Gay

Cassie Premo Steele | Posted 11.19.2013 | Gay Voices
Cassie Premo Steele

On the day after I realized I am a lesbian, I invited over the woman I was in love with (we hadn't been together in any sexual way; we had not even hugged or kissed) so that we could watch Oprah's Super Soul Sunday. The guest was Brené Brown, whose new book was about vulnerability.

Faith So Simple, As a Mustard Seed... So Why Does Religion Complicate Faith?

Steve McSwain | Posted 09.21.2013 | Religion
Steve McSwain

Faith is not about either control or distinction. Instead, it is about release, the turning loose of all attachments.

God Is My Publicist: How to Manifest Media for Your Message

Gabrielle Bernstein | Posted 11.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Bernstein

I'm here to demystify the publicity game and help you bring a spiritually-minded approach to the process. My intention is to inspire you to become unapologetic about spreading your empowering message.

Embrace The Grace Of Letting Go

Melissa Van Rossum | Posted 10.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Melissa Van Rossum

There's definitely something about letting go, not trying so hard to control everything ourselves and relying on a higher power that tends to bring good things to pass. Control is highly overrated. Most times we just need to get out of our own way.

The Reality of Mortality

Erin Smith | Posted 10.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Erin Smith

I don't know what happens after we die. But I do know that we have a responsibility to ourselves to take charge, to the best of our ability, of what happens when we live on earth. To do otherwise is selling ourselves short.

On Taking Risks

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 10.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Laura Berman Fortgang

Have you ever followed your GPS when it's gone rogue? It's recalculating and recalculating and you have no choice but to do what it says because you have absolutely no idea where you are. That's what taking risks are about too.

Finding Your Blessings: Does It Take A Leap Of Faith?

Russell Bishop | Posted 03.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

How can you discover opportunity or an unseen blessing when life presents you with what may seem like an unwelcome event?

Soul-Talk: What Happens When God Closes A Door?

Russell Bishop | Posted 03.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

While I haven't always found that window when the door closed in the past, some part of me has clung to that belief over the years. In my recent experience, I have discovered that it just isn't true: He doesn't merely open a window, He actually opens a universe.