personal growth

A STORY OF SURRENDER: A teaching from Amma on forgetting about past lives to live in the present moment

A STORY OF SURRENDER: A teaching from Amma on forgetting about past lives to live in the present moment

This article was excerpted from AMMA: Inspiring Experiences with the Divine Mother, by Dayalu (Ted Zeff). “Bowing down to all...
August 24, 2016 × 0 comments

engaged spirituality

GENERIC SPIRITUALITY: The primal knowing of the truth of love that resides at the core of every human being

GENERIC SPIRITUALITY: The primal knowing of the truth of love that resides at the core of every human being

No matter the product, I always opt for generic if it’s available. Why should I pay more to have my oatmeal subjected to more...
August 23, 2016 × 1 comment

quotations

NEW BEGINNING QUOTES: 25 lines that’ll encourage you to make a fresh start

NEW BEGINNING QUOTES: 25 lines that’ll encourage you to make a fresh start

Isn’t it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet? – L.M. Montgomery The beginning is always...
August 19, 2016 × 0 comments

dreams

DREAM INTERPRETATION: Redefine and re-evaluate your view of commitment [symbol: ex-husband]

DREAM INTERPRETATION: Redefine and re-evaluate your view of commitment [symbol: ex-husband]

  In our new weekly Mindful Dreams column, Aneta Baranek of the School of Metaphysics is offering free dream interpretations...
August 18, 2016 × 0 comments

transformative travel

ASTONISHING INDIA: 8 of the Most Awe-inspiring Places to Visit in India

ASTONISHING INDIA: 8 of the Most Awe-inspiring Places to Visit in India

Main ghat at Varanasi, India If you had your passport taken away and could only travel within the borders of your home nation for the...
August 17, 2016 × 1 comment

book reviews

EVEN WHEN TRAPPED BEHIND CLOUDS: A memoir of quiet grace [book review]

EVEN WHEN TRAPPED BEHIND CLOUDS: A memoir of quiet grace [book review]

EVEN WHEN TRAPPED BEHIND CLOUDS: A memoir of quiet grace Patty Somlo [WiDo Publishing, 234 pages] Before I opened up Even When Trapped...
August 16, 2016 × 0 comments

personal growth

DEPRESSION & SUICIDE: Being mindful and accepting of the pain of the dark days

DEPRESSION & SUICIDE: Being mindful and accepting of the pain of the dark days

Part of mindfulness practice is to have a nonjudgmental acceptance of how things are, right now, in this very moment. Seems simple...
August 15, 2016 × 1 comment

dreams

DREAM INTERPRETATION: A need to tweak your attitude [symbols: house, mother/father]

DREAM INTERPRETATION: A need to tweak your attitude [symbols: house, mother/father]

In our new weekly Mindful Dreams column, Aneta Baranek of the School of Metaphysics is offering free dream interpretations to The...
August 11, 2016 × 0 comments

contemplations

LAUGH YOUR WAY TO HIGHER CONSCIOUSNESS: An exploration of the complex yet uplifting nature of humour

LAUGH YOUR WAY TO HIGHER CONSCIOUSNESS: An exploration of the complex yet uplifting nature of humour

A laugh fest Recently I was at a spiritual retreat. One afternoon, the women were scheduled to have a tea, to share memories of some...
August 9, 2016 × 0 comments