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You Can Take It With You

People always want more.  Those chasing money can never have enough.  There are never-ending pursuits of power and control, and of conquests.  Competitors are...

Fear of Death

What would it feel like… to live a life without fearing death?  It’s not that we want to be a daredevil, or tempt death,...

What is Prayer

This seems like the easiest question – what is prayer?  Typical answers range from “talking to God” to “asking for what I need” to...

Unwinding Entanglement

We are often taught to be equanimous in daily situations and remain compassionately detached from the ups and downs of life.  How can spiritual...

Nature Speaks

Many people find solace in nature.  To get a break from the hustle and bustle of life, we take vacations in nature.  Cities have...

Coming Home

Being a spiritual aspirant seems to involve a tremendous amount of striving.  People are always going to retreats, searching for peak experiences, extending and...

From “You or Me” To “You and Me”

It feels like we live in a world of scarcity.  Our whole culture, especially in the West, is based on survival and competition.  Success...

Reading Spiritual Texts

Can spiritual energy be transmitted through reading?  This has been debated for as long as scriptures have found the script.  Many proclaim this is...

The Right Tool

It’s important to show up with the right tool for the task at hand.  You don’t use a hammer when the job calls for...

God is a Verb

Mention the word “God” and immediately you can just watch the sparking reaction in someone’s eyes.  One person may smile and dive into a...

Space

Often, we look for spiritual experiences in the objective world.  We might surround ourselves in the serenity of a Zen garden or go to...

Self-Doubt

Many of today’s self-help pundits proclaim that self-doubt should be abolished, and it’s advice we typically hear from friends and relatives, “don’t doubt yourself!” ...