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Are You the Artist...or the Masterpiece?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 08.11.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

The metaphysical equation and question: Where does the essence of the artist (the creator) end and the form called the creation begin? This question gives new meaning to the age old adage, "As within, so without."

What Is Spirituality? A Lenten Reflection for All Spiritual Traditions

Steve McSwain | Posted 05.06.2014 | Religion
Steve McSwain

What is spirituality? "It is," as Rabbi Kaplan puts it, "the progressive unlearning of the strange ideas about God you've been taught..." Consider t...

An Interfaith Thanksgiving Day Mantra For Every Day

Rabbi Ted Falcon | Posted 01.19.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Ted Falcon

We strive on a regular basis to speak to the needs of the moment, and it's time now for gratitude. We are entering the season of Thanksgiving.

Buddha Doodle - 'Erases'

Molly Hahn | Posted 09.23.2012 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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5 Steps to Balance the Brain's Negativity Bias

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. | Posted 08.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

I've been thinking a lot lately about the importance of balancing the mind toward more of the good in life. This isn't meant to be a Pollyanna approach, just balancing the negativity bias that our brains inherently have.

Why I Pray

Jon M. Sweeney | Posted 09.10.2011 | Religion
Jon M. Sweeney

I'm needful. Not of a winning football team. Not of a parking space at the mall. Not, in fact, for any special favors no matter how serious. But of light -- what the Quakers perhaps best call the "inner light" that comes from God.

Eating The Book of Symbols

Thomas Singer, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Thomas Singer, M.D.

The publication of The Book of Symbols: Reflections on Archetypal Images is the child of an unlikely marriage between ARAS, a hidden gem of an archive, with Taschen, the daring and brilliant world wide publisher of fine art books.

Bearing God: Advent from the Eyes of a Pregnant Pastor

Carol Howard Merritt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Carol Howard Merritt

There was that morning I will never forget, when I stood in the sweet sanctuary. I was at the table before the bread and the wine, saying those ancient Words of Institution, when my belly began shifting around with those smooth oceanic movements.

The 'Future of God' Debate

Dr. Jean Houston | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jean Houston

The Infinite self directs the development of the finite self, and the finite self offers joy and knowledge to the Infinite self. This is the Paradox of partnership resolved. One must overcome the illusion of separation.