Everyone is seeking happiness, yet it often seems fleeting or elusive. We have made it something to be acquired or achieved, someplace to arrive at. We have projected it into the future. But the question is why not be happy right here, right now?
A lot of people ask, "How do I share my spirituality with those close to me?" (family, friends or a romantic partner).. It might be especially difficult if they seem uninterested or antagonistic toward Spirituality. So how can you get through to them in a way that might be more effective? How can you help … Continue reading How to Help Awaken Others
Suffering seems inevitable in life. But instead of trying to avoid it, can we find the willingness to accept it, and instead to discover what lessons it may have to teach us? Suffering can be a valuable teacher in life. And when I say that, it's not to suggest that we should try to create … Continue reading Suffering is a Valuable Teacher in Life
Do you sometimes feel as though you're wandering aimlessly in life with no clear sense of direction? Do you wonder what is your purpose? What is the very meaning of life? Perhaps you feel lost, but are you truly lost or are you merely lost in thought?
There is so much mystery and misunderstanding around the words “spiritual” and “spirituality”, and I was going to make an attempt to clarify what it is we're talking about here. But as I sat down to write, over and over again, I found it to be a very difficult task. Our language is often limited … Continue reading What is Spirituality?
There is this noble idea of universal unconditional love, that we should love not only those who love us, but even those who hate us, that we should love everyone without distinction. It's very easy to hate someone, but to love can be extremely challenging, especially when that person is difficult to tolerate. This idea … Continue reading How to Love EVERYONE… (Even Your Enemies)
Do you feel out of place in the world? Do you value spirituality over materialism? Do you have an inclination toward helping others, raising awareness, and restoring harmony with nature? These, and other traits, are considered by some to be signs and symptoms of being a "starseed." But what does that mean, and is there … Continue reading Are You a STARSEED?
One of the things that holds us back from stepping into our power and living in the flow is self-judgment. Most of the insecurity and anxiety we experience which blocks our authenticity, our creativity, our ability to embrace life with joy can be traced back to the beliefs we have concerning ourselves, our lack of … Continue reading The Paradox of Self-Judgment
According to a recent survey, roughly 73% of the (U.S.) population believes in soulmates. That is, we believe there is one special person who we’re meant to be with for the rest of our lives. But more than this, we believe that this person will be our perfect match in every way. And we will … Continue reading Why You Haven’t Found Your Soulmate… and Likely Never Will
Belief is something often misunderstood. Taken to the extreme it can be blind us from the truth. It can enslave us to the will of those who would wish to control us. It can excuse us from responsibility and can even be used to justify atrocities that we would otherwise not commit. But what exactly … Continue reading Belief, Doubt, Uncertainty & Skepticism