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A WAY TO GOD: Thomas Merton’s journey on the Creation Spirituality path

A WAY TO GOD: Thomas Merton’s journey on the Creation Spirituality path

In 2015, preeminent theologian and bestselling author Matthew Fox was invited by the Thomas Merton Center in Louisville, KY, to...
June 6, 2016 × 0 comments

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LIBERATION SPIRITUALITY: Freeing ourselves and ultimately our planet

LIBERATION SPIRITUALITY: Freeing ourselves and ultimately our planet

“Liberation Theology” has long been associated with the Catholic religion. It began in the 1950s-1960s and arose “principally...
February 11, 2016 × 0 comments

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SPIRITUAL POLITICS: Oxymoron or real possibility?

SPIRITUAL POLITICS: Oxymoron or real possibility?

Once again in the United States we’re in the midst of elections for President and members of Congress. Backed by large campaign...
November 15, 2015 × 0 comments

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THE HIDDEN LANGUAGE OF ASANAS: Expand your learning from yoga inversions by exploring the symbolic context of each asana

THE HIDDEN LANGUAGE OF ASANAS: Expand your learning from yoga inversions by exploring the symbolic context of each asana

My introduction to yoga came from a video a friend gave me back in 2000. I remember the moves feeling really good, even familiar...
November 6, 2015 × 0 comments

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EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED: A young psychic’s first experiences with the spirit world

EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED: A young psychic’s first experiences with the spirit world

The following has been excerpted from Expect the Unexpected, a memoir and spiritual guidebook that Bill Philipps has written about...
October 19, 2015 × 0 comments

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HEALING HUGS: 3 observations from watching Amma hug people

HEALING HUGS: 3 observations from watching Amma hug people

A couple of years ago, I attended an event in NYC by amma.org, a non-profit whose spiritual leader is known as Amma, also known...
July 24, 2015 × 0 comments

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INTRO TO MANDALAS: Sacred Circles Art Therapy book excerpt

INTRO TO MANDALAS: Sacred Circles Art Therapy book excerpt

An excerpt from The Mindful Word’s first volume in its Art Therapy Coloring Book Series, Sacred Circles Mandala Coloring...
May 20, 2015 × 1 comment

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COLOUR MANTRA: Use this visualization technique to energize, relax and centre yourself

COLOUR MANTRA: Use this visualization technique to energize, relax and centre yourself

Traditional mind control techniques, as purported by the creative minds of Hollywood, bring up pictures of gypsy women staring...
March 8, 2015 × 0 comments

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A WORLD OF INFINITE POSSIBILITY: Connecting physical and spiritual energy through ritual

A WORLD OF INFINITE POSSIBILITY: Connecting physical and spiritual energy through ritual

Rituals have largely been lost in the Western world, and the ones that remain are most commonly connected with birth and death,...
February 23, 2015 × 0 comments