WHY MEDITATING TWICE A DAY MATTERS

Our mind is a temple. Our hearts are a temple. As our hearts and minds become more in tune with each other we start to live a more meaningful and balanced life. In a nutshell, that’s all a spiritual life is- a more balanced and peaceful life. Becoming a more spiritually sound person isn’t nearly […]

A SERVANTS LISTENING HEART

When we reflect on what it means to be born again, or what King David would’ve called being renewed in Spirit, it helps to have a story we can relate to. Luckily, the person who wrote the above verse happens to be one of the most enigmatic characters in the Hebrew Scriptures. That means we […]

Why It’s Important To Plant Seeds

I know it’s easy for us to seek quick fixes nowadays. We literally have instant everything delivered to our doorsteps within 25 hours. Convenience stores at every corner stocked with all our favorite goodies. Instant gratification is the catchphrase of our era. While our society is, in many ways, a marvelous achievement a lot of […]

A Message To The Weary Traveler

We are weary by nature in many ways. The process of learning from mistakes, growing and evolving as we stumble through life can be daunting. Our struggles seem highly personalized as we meet with upset after upset. Of course, none of these feelings of exhaustion belong to one person nor are they anything new. It’s […]

HOW TO HUMAN WITH LOVE

A lot can be said about the spiritual path. We could intellectualize until we’re blue in the face or we can follow a simple commandment: live in love. Everything else is just window dressings. One simple form of living in love comes down to us through the Jesus Prayer. Monks going all the way back […]

HOW TO START YOUR DAY

We have plenty of quotes on a balanced life floating around our collective conscious. A quick Google search reveals entire lists of inspiration for those of us seeking moderation and peace. Technology can be a lovely thing. We can connect instantly with thousands of like minded people. It’s a great time to be alive. But […]

THE ART OF LETTING GO

We talk a lot about healing. Let go and let God. Forgive and forget. Embrace our shadows. Live in love. Yadda yadda!!! But. How many of us genuinely consider what we’re letting go of? How often do we have epiphanies that show us how much easier it is to just let go and love. Let […]

JACOB BOEHME AND THE VIRGIN SOPHIA

“Dear Soul! Here sincerity is required: but sincere and determined will must prosecute this or else it will not be achieved. For, if the Soul wants to gain Christ’s knightly crown from the Virgin Sophia, she (i.e. the Soul) must woo it from her (i.e. the Virgin Sophia) with great Love-desire. She must beg for […]

EPIGENETICS & GENERATIONAL CURSES

LICK YOUR PUPS: HOW NURTURE AFFECTS NATURE So there’s this wonderful research by Dr. Moshe Szyf and Dr. Michael Meaney that came out of the McGill University a couple of decades ago. They’d noticed that some rat mothers licked their pups after being handled by members of the team while others sort of ignored the […]