Fear is at the root of many dysfunctions in today’s society. Even the slightest perception can be seen as a threat. In these instances, we experience uncomfortable emotions which, leads us to run, avoid, fight, or resist in some way.
Fear is a destructive force that is accompanied by discomfort or pain. As such, we avoid any and all situations we perceive as…Continue
Added by Michelle J Howe on March 15, 2021 at 11:12am — No Comments
For many, the restrictions of the pandemic have forced us to examine our lives. Whether we have been shut out of our in-person jobs, shut in with our families underfoot, or have had to disconnect from our normal activities, this time of “isolation” has offered us a thought-provoking mirror. Most notably, the reflection of how we spend our time - which paves our life direction - is staring accusingly at us with, "Well, is this working for you? Is this what you truly…Continue
While achieving success can be a challenge, you can have what you want in life. One requirement for this is to be genuine in everything you do. While it may seem as though no one cares, this is far from the truth. Here are some ingredients to achieving success in all areas of your life.
Improving yourself improves your…Continue
Added by Meghan Belnap on March 4, 2021 at 10:00am — No Comments
Where are you in the coronavirus continuum? Are you at home feeling physically fine, yet anxious and depressed? Are you missing a loved one who’s quarantined, feeling frustrated, wanting to help? Or is the virus with you, and you’re seeking something to sustain you, to get through? For all the precious moments we are currently experiencing as a culture — both the guarded ones, and the unguarded ones — here are some thoughts to help you…Continue
Added by Margaret Lepera on March 2, 2021 at 11:00am — No Comments
As the world continues to collapse before our eyes, with its trauma and discord, how do we prevent darkness from pervading all we see? How do we assimilate these new realities, without sinking into despair? I offer the following with my well wishes, to help you navigate this disabling new…
“Out of suffering have emerged the strongest Souls; the most massive
characters are seared with scars.”
– Khalil Gibran
We all go through the Dark Night of the Soul but the subsequent awakening is the reward only to those who dare to move towards the unknown and trust the move.
When I was going through the dark-night I didn’t have any idea that I was into it and to top that, I was so deeply depressed with my life as I wasn’t…Continue
Added by Paulamie Das on March 2, 2021 at 10:00am — No Comments
Where is Your Hope?
I have a question for you…”Where is your hope?” Is it in a person, situation or circumstance? Life as we have come to know it has drastically changed. The ways in which we earn a living, feed our families and interact with others is completely different from what we grown…Continue
By Robyn M Fritz
What is clutter, really? Mementos we can’t let go of, even when tripping over them? Stuff we think weighs us down in body, mind, and spirit?
But what if it’s something that’s doing its soul work with us? How would that affect our lives—and our so-called “clutter”?
Stuck Energy and Clutter
To understand clutter, we need to understand energy. That is, everyone and everything experiences change, including…Continue
The Astral Travel Phenomenon
By Judi Lynch
Submission for February 2021
Word count – 658
Bio word count - 60
Astral travel is the belief that the soul has the ability to leave the body, visiting other places on Earth and beyond. Also known as ‘soul travel,’ the practice is taught with meditation techniques and affirmed by repeating mantras in Sehaj yoga to visit the many planes of Heaven.
Helen Keller described an astral travel experience like this,…Continue
Fighting fatigue in our daily lives is never easy. It is essential to have enough energy and focus for our work, personal lives, and various activities we may partake in. Sometimes it may seem like there is never enough energy through out the day. We find ourselves dragging mid-day, and often feels as if we are on autopilot. It can be helpful to focus on the root cause in order to achieve solutions. It can be surprising with a few slight changes in our daily lives the results that can be…Continue
The times we are living in today are some of the most stressful and difficult in our history. Now more than ever, it is important for all of us to reflect inward, ground ourselves, and nurture our souls. Simple changes in your daily routine can help you come back to peace while living in a world that is not peaceful. With these simple changes, you can become…Continue
Added by Meghan Belnap on February 25, 2021 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Resistance is the precursor for powerful transformation.
Resistance is a pattern of pushing forward or pulling back from something in our life. Where we perceive a situation, person, or belief as wrong, we will choose to reject or avoid it.
Our mental perceptions find every justifications and reason to keep us safe from something that is ‘wrong’. This safety involves accepting distortions, ignoring feelings, or resisting our own…Continue
Added by Michelle J Howe on February 23, 2021 at 10:47am — No Comments
Abstract.....In the face of this gripping pandemic, may are at a loss to understand for how long, can they go along with the imposed restrictions. People are bemoaning that they are denied the travel that they took for granted all this time. Many are missing out on the connections and grappling with a huge frustration about this terrifying pandemic. Petrified at the inability to do anything about this pervasive problem, they remain horror-stricken. This…Continue
Added by Jayita Bhattacharjee on February 22, 2021 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Memory is key to our conscious development. Relationships between people and objects form into living narratives from our actions and imagination, as the mind rapidly compares memory with new experiences through the five physical senses streaming into an ever-present moment before our eyes. After-death memory works in exact same way, ensuring order in our living physical world narrative and the eternal realm beyond. Better understanding of the process will ensure direction…Continue
Whether we have been on the spiritual path for a very long time or are just now beginning, we may find ourselves asking: “What is the value in this? Is there value to these spiritual practices? Any truly significant value from integrating them into my life?”
The answer lies deep within each of us and it’s different for every person. We are drawn to spiritual practices because at some level we know that it leads to…Continue
With the understanding and acceptance of Love, comes a gift, which we learn to embrace: awakening. Our romantic love can help us to open the door to receive that gift.
When we are born, we are filled with the energy of Love, and we expect to be loved. We assume that the world is full of Love, and we are in shock when…Continue
What's on your mind?
Do you spend your time reflecting on painful situations? Are your habitual thoughts on past achievements? Do you keep attracting similar situations, people, and circumstances in your life, but you don't know why? If so, this article is for you!
Our Mind - The Computer That…Continue
A Universal Individual
by Barbara Ann Briggs
The world is in need of “universal individuals” who can think globally. A universal individual pledges their allegiance to the whole world family. Already there are multitudes who work to advance their own selfish interests. They don’t consider the negative consequences of their actions on others. The world needs individuals who are committed to prevent…Continue
- By Darshan Goswami, M.S., P.E., Pittsburgh, PA
Money can’t buy happiness… but it can buy a certain degree of life satisfaction, depending on how much wealth you have and how you spend it.…Continue
The Consciousness of Green
By Judi Lynch
Word count -624
Bio word count -60
Our souls incarnate through the seven rays of spiritual consciousness. Green is the color of the sixth ray. Those who come in through this ray are devoted, true believers with unshakable faith. Loving and sweet when they are at peace but highly emotional when they are challenged. A green-ray soul can be extremely single minded, even fanatical, leaving behind all reason to follow something…Continue