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Belief vs. Seeking

Most religions are based on faith.  We are told what to believe from a young age by our parents, close family member, our religious...

Releasing the Wanting

Most of us have a long list of things we want out of life.  Because we see ourselves as separate from each other and...

Love as a Practice

We’ve heard the cliché many times, “love conquers all.”  Most people miss the true significance of this phrase.  Just saying it in passing to...

Attention Without Intention

Have you ever played with a flashlight that has a focusing bezel?  So you can broaden the light beam to light up a large...

This Body Fantastic

Perhaps in spiritual circles you’ve heard that you are not this body, nor this mind.  This is often quite difficult for people to grasp...

Efforting

There’s a debate in spiritual circles about whether it’s good to have a practice or not.  The default amongst nearly all traditions is that...

Is Life Unfair?

“That’s not fair!”  We hear that from our kids all the time, and of course we try to explain it to them the best...

Crying is Good

We tell our kids to stop crying, and we tell ourselves that crying is a sign of weakness.  Outdated colloquial expressions like, “men don’t...

Space for my Demons

Remember that scene from the Disney animated film Wreck-it Ralph where all the bad guys are sitting around a group therapy session?  They all...

My Little Cosmos

In the Bible, it says that we are made in the image of God.  Unfortunately, we has mis-interpreted this and anthropomorphized God in our...