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Spiritual Advice

WATCH: Rev. Bacon's Powerful Advice For Struggling Father

OWN | Posted 09.23.2013 | OWN

After losing his house and job, 46-year-old single father Johnny is wondering if happiness is even possible anymore. He poses that question to author ...

WATCH: Why Is Deepak Chopra Giving Free Advice In The Middle Of New York?

OWN | Posted 09.18.2013 | OWN

What happens when you invite one of today’s most celebrated spiritual teachers to offer free advice in a busy public place? "Help Desk," a new speci...

Two Kinds of Scared

Jane Pollak | Posted 07.28.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Jane Pollak

What (or whom) might you need to eliminate from the chatter in your head? What would help you hear your own truth-telling signals above the noise? Unsure of the answers?

12 Basic Truths For Lenten Living

Malcolm Boyd | Posted 05.13.2013 | Religion
Malcolm Boyd

Cultivate simplicity. Learn to communicate in non-verbal ways. When you use words, have them say what you mean. If there is a key to your mystery, let people have it so they can understand you.

Finding Your Way On The Spiritual Path

Caroline Oakes | Posted 05.06.2013 | Religion
Caroline Oakes

I was struck by the directness of his message: "To have a meaningful spiritual life, you must read Scripture."

5 Rules For The New Year

Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks | Posted 03.14.2013 | Religion
Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks

There are many other rules, but these are some of the most important. Try them and you will be surprised by joy.

Want A New Life In The New Year? Here's How The Bible Can Help

Posted 12.30.2012 | Religion

New Years resolutions seem doable when paired with with the ancient wisdom in the Bible. In Peter (1:22), it says, “Your new life is not like your o...

Ask Pastor Paul: How Can I Talk To Someone Who Denigrates My Beliefs?

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 11.10.2012 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

I'm not a Christian and I've learned the hard way that when someone believes that no one can come to God except through Jesus that discussing spiritual matters with them is mostly futile.

Ask Pastor Paul: Does Religion Cause War?; Does God Like One Sports Team More?

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 08.27.2012 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Why should anyone be religious when so many of the wars and prejudice have been based on religion?

3 Simple Ways To Be Nicer To Others This Lent

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 04.28.2012 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

Instead of giving something up for Lent, do something positive: Be kind.

Ask Pastor Paul: What Is Karma?

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 04.18.2012 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Dear Pastor Paul, Is there such a thing as Karma? Have we lived in a previous life?

Ask Pastor Paul: Can I Offer Words From My Pagan Tradition At My Christian Mother's Memorial Service?

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 04.01.2012 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Is the purpose of the funeral to respect the harmony of the majority or to allow each individual to grieve in the manner that best fits them?

Introducing Ask Pastor Paul: Spiritual Advice For The Real World

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 03.25.2012 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Have an spiritual question, ethical dilemma, or religious curiosity? Don't be shy! People of all backgrounds, ages and creeds are encouraged to submit questions to Ask Pastor Paul.

Balanced Life: Imitate a Spiritual Master

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

One of the most universal spiritual practices is the imitation of a spiritual master as a way to gain understanding and discipline.