Being Empathic

I’ve mentioned Judith Orloff before – she’s very intuitive and understands it well. This longer interview covers a wide range of subjects, from her own history to practical application of empathic skills. Notably she mentions …

Beyond I Am

Another great question, this on the basics of our existence. “My spiritual journey is driven by one main question I had from the very beginning: How and why did I and this world come to …

After Death

Recently, I was asked a question I thought would be worth sharing. When I read Adyashanti’s book, “The End of Your World”, this one also struck me as an unusual question to include and a …

First, the Truth

don Miguel Ruiz asks us to find our truth. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQeSJD1mBPM How do you find your truth? 1) Don’t believe me – but learn to listen. 2) Don’t believe yourself – but learn to listen. 3) …

The Lost Symbol

Dan Brown is the author of the famous “DaVinci Code” novel and it’s followup “Angels and Demons” that were both made into movies. His most recent mystery, “The Lost Symbol” evidently has as it’s heroine …

Blogging

Well, it seems talk of God is not so popular. (laughs) I recently passed the 1,000 blog posts milestone. And I’ve begun organizing to come back to the old book project, this time as a …

Velcrow’s Calling

Or I could say, Ripping Purpose. Fierce Velcrow. There are lots of playful ways I could describe a workshop with filmmaker Velcrow Ripper. He’s the guy behind the films Scared Sacred and Fierce Light. The …

The Big Red Book

The collective unconscious. Archetypes. Dream interpretation. Many of the ideas that float around modern “New Age” thinking are derived from the musings of Carl G. Jung in his development of analytical psychology. What we commonly …

Cycles of Faith

The word Faith is often associated with strong belief and religion. For me, it long meant blindness, as in blind faith. A surrender to someone else’s vision rather than our own. But that is delusion …

Unintentional Devotion

Devotion is a word often associated with such ideas as ardent love, the path of the heart, bhakti yoga and some forms of prayer. It is often tinged with thoughts of idolatry and blind faith …