New Year, New Opportunities

New Year, New Opportunities

Joanna Macy (b. 1929) has worked for decades to support the Great Turning, a movement towards life-sustaining cultures and economies. She writes: When a change wants to happen, it looks for people to act through. How do we know when a change wants to happen? We feel...
Rising above the confusion

Rising above the confusion

For thousands of years, humanity disposed of very limited amounts of information. Whatever understanding people had of the world came from the tribal elders, members of the extended family and other close sources of information.  How things have changed! I refer you...
A Place to Worship

A Place to Worship

Dr. Stewart Bitkoff Magnificent Monastery For the longest time, I wished that I had a church, temple, mosque or synagogue to attend. I could find no special place that called to my heart and helped my soul sing. In years past, there had always been a place: top of a...
The Story of Mohan

The Story of Mohan

The following text is my favorite story of the dozens and dozens I have heard in a well-lived life of 86 years. It describes what many consider the most important spiritual attitude with love – a constant sense of The Presence. And it comes with the best wishes...
….And now for all the good happening in the world!

….And now for all the good happening in the world!

The world we live in is in great part the result of the way we look at it. At every single moment, there are hundreds of millions of events taking place around us, be it on the social or political levels, in nature or in the unseen realms of a higher reality. The...