Consciousness

Saga of a dropout doper

At the age of 15 I decided I was going to be a writer. I loved books, and writing them seemed to be the greatest thing in the world to do. Now after eight...

To Keep an Open Mind

We must strengthen our individual love to get rid of the force of fear that is trying to overcome our fragile human minds. Our minds, so delicate, can only process so much at one time;...

How Spirituality Can Lead You To Your Destined Path

I had been going back and forth for awhile between the decision of going back to college or to stay home and "find myself" and figure out an alternative decision. I felt that society...

Shifts of Consciousness

Let us play a little mind game. Let’s travel back in time to England in the year 1545. Let’s make you a successful and important person – you are a member of the court...

Climate Change Requires Consciousness Change

To paraphrase Mark Twain, everyone talks about climate change but no one does anything about it. No one, particularly those in power, wants to make the necessary sacrifices. The latest round of international negotiations...

Performance Improves When You Take the Pressure Off Yourself

Have you ever felt completely drained? Exhausted even? Apparently we require seven to eight hours of sleep a night. Fair enough, but there have been many occasions when I've gotten six hours of sleep...

WINTERSPACE

   St. Joseph's Abbey, Spencer MA Walking through this field among a stand of old prairie oaks on a raw December day, I taste that experience again, where my own awareness and the space over the...

EXPLORING THE DIVINE FEMININE

Some newly restored frescoes in the Catacombs of Priscilla show what many see as evidence that the early Christian church had women priests. But The Vatican quickly dismissed the claims of the Women's Ordination...

inevitable intimacy

I woke up this morning and knew I am going to write about my time in the cabin. I trust I will meet all manner of critics on my way to the end of this...

Be Generous – Just One Thing By Rick Hanson Ph.D.

The Practice: Be generous. Why? Giving - to others, to the world, to oneself - is deep in our nature as human beings. When our mammalian ancestors first appeared, about two hundred million years ago, their capacities for...