Explores a classic “philosophy of religion” paradox regarding the qualities of God. Examines whether a beneficent God would (or could) allow miracles. Argues that the existence of a miracle would prove that God is not all-good, since one miracle would involve ignoring pleas from equally deserving supplicants.
Recently the Catholic Church named Mother Teresa a saint. She met all the Church’s criteria for sainthood,…
Added by Tess Pender on September 22, 2017 at 3:35pm — No Comments
Jason and Carolyn are a power couple. He’s an investment banker and she’s an attorney. They have two daughters ages 7 and 5. In between jobs and parenting, they squeeze in gym workouts. They serve on community committees and volunteer at their daughters’ school.
There isn’t much…Continue
Added by Linda Bloom on September 21, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments
In ancient times the therapeutic quality of sound was well known. The vibration of sound has such a pivotal role in the ancient thought that its nature is likened to that of the universe itself.
The instant of transition from the state of Pure Existence to that of “manifest creation” is described in the majority of ancient traditions as an…
Added by Simone Vitale on September 20, 2017 at 8:10pm — No Comments
The Balancing Act
While suggestions for how to live a balanced life can be very helpful to many people, others with whom we have spoken have felt like tips and techniques for more effective time management don’t quite do it for them. These feelings are quite understandable. As many of…Continue
Added by Linda Bloom on September 18, 2017 at 11:51am — No Comments
Does prayer have the power to heal? Is anyone up there really listening? Scientists have some surprising answers for you.
- By Darshan Goswami, Pittsburgh, PS, USA…Continue
Added by Darshan Goswami on September 17, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments
The Colors of the Wind
The wind whistles, roars and purrs. It teases, soothes, or rips us with cold stabs to match its winter song. Poetic? Yes, but literally and subtly true.
As the speed of the wind increases, its pitch rises. A diminishing breeze sings a corresponding lower tone. When the wind dances, its movement speeds up, creating musical glissandos, with its pitch gradually changing like the howling of a wolf. How much fun it is to listen to the…Continue
Added by Jill Mattson on September 16, 2017 at 3:16pm — No Comments
Nasrudin was a mythical figure, a teacher from the Sufi tradition, who supposedly lived in what we now call the Middle East. One day one of his students walks into a room where Nasruddin was reaching into a bag of hot chili peppers and eating…Continue
Added by Linda Bloom on September 16, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments
It seems natural to be more concerned with our own needs and desires, rather than those of others. Yet, living life from an intention to give rather than to get is more likely to bring fulfillment. The attitude that we adopt may be the single-most important factor in determining the…Continue
Added by Linda Bloom on September 14, 2017 at 3:23pm — No Comments
Water is the great source of life. It is well known that our Earth is a living organ like us. that is covered by 70 percent of water. And the human body is also comprised of the same amount. Water is a life force that gives us vitality.…Continue
Added by Zena on September 13, 2017 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Ego Flexibility impacts the amount of access we give others to impact our mind with their thoughts, beliefs, attitudes, values and so on. People with Higher Ego Flexibility provide lots of access and want others to think for them, believing the truth resides in others. We can often live in the role of “Child”, “Cultist”, “Loyalist” or “Puppet” within relationships. This weakens relationships, particularly with family and friends, as we become lost in the truth of…Continue
Added by Nickolas Martin on September 13, 2017 at 6:49am — No Comments
There’s no denying it, if we keep doing the same thing we will keep getting the same results.
Feeling unhappy? Stuck in a rut? Frustrated with lack of growth or progress in your vision? Bored? Too busy to even set a goal let alone take action towards achieving it?
We’ve all been there at one time or another in our life. It’s one thing being here, it’s another thing staying here. Getting ourselves out of a negative place and into a space of creating our life – creating Fresh…Continue
Everyone praises the value of love. This article challenges the the popular culture's emphasis on love as being loved, or at least receiving love in reciprocation for the love one gives. It explains that real love takes us beyond self-centeredness and motivates us to connect meaningfully with another. Loving is really more about relationship partners giving of themselves and making sacrifices for each other, so as to keep their relationship…Continue
Oils are more and more becoming a staple in homes for added fragrance as well as health and mental benefits. Using a diffuser is a common way to spread these oil scents around an area, but how do you know your diffuser is safe to use in your home? Here are some tips.
Essential oils have many health-friendly uses within the body and home. When the aromatic properties of oils are used, they are usually done so through a diffuser. You’ve probably seen diffusers everywhere, from…Continue
Meditation is a healthy way to relieve stress, let go of the everyday worries and enhance the physical, mental, spiritual and emotional well-being. Essential oils can help with that. From helping those who have trouble falling into a meditative state to increased relaxation, these oils are a great benefit to meditation practices.
Meditation is a time of relaxation, reflection, and knowledge seeking that helps many individuals enhance their physical, spiritual and emotional…Continue
Our world is in crisis. Humanity is facing the personal, societal and global effects of the denunciation and repression of the Divine Feminine from centuries past and present. We are deeply wounded by the actions of a patriarchal society that have denied her presence. This wounding is being reflected externally through wars, terrorism, poverty, addiction, dis-ease and segregation. And the wounding has become more and…Continue
Added by Mel Collins on September 4, 2017 at 6:04pm — No Comments
short abstract (max 80 words) The heart is a great connector, harmonizer and bridge builder. Towards positivity, inner felt harmony and a sense of oneness. We can truly make a major shift towards this awareness when stepping up and rising above our own little islands. When blossoming our hearts, letting go our desires of labeling things in right and wrong, and easing the fear of not surviving or making a living. This way consciously…Continue
Added by Elohim Yael on September 4, 2017 at 2:43pm — No Comments
Article Submission for August 2017
Believing in Miracles
By Judi Lynch
Article word count -728
Bio word count - 60
Some people have an amazingly positive view of life and humanity. They have an unshakable faith in the good hearts and minds of others even when they have been personally let down by…Continue
Added by Claire Stewart on August 31, 2017 at 6:41pm — No Comments
“Who is the happiest of man? He who values the merits of others and in their pleasure takes joy, even though it was his own.” --Goethe
Great relationships are characterized…
Added by Linda Bloom on August 31, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments
For centuries how we taught barely changed. Then we started making some real progress in how the human brain worked and from there made some big innovations in terms of how to make learning easier, faster and better, how to translate studying materials written in another language? In the latter…Continue
Added by Ashley Kornee on August 30, 2017 at 7:11am — No Comments