Should You Ask People Not to Pray For You?

Some atheists and agnostics are totally weirded out by the idea of someone praying for them....more
I am a Christian but I feel that (in my humble opinion) that I am a Christian the way God had ...more

Why It's So Hard to Show Up at Church

I woke up this morning, picked up my phone, clicked on the little notes icon and typed these words: I miss church. I do....more
I've had these feelings before, but my church is pretty laid back about attendance. Usually if ...more

How To Use Solstice As A Parent To Practice Forgiveness

New year’s resolutions are great. There’s a natural momentum to a new year that packs the gym and inspires us to make our beds or refrain from watching reality TV. However, the time before the new year—namely, the Solstice—is also a powerful, sacred time. The Solstice, December 21st, when we shift from the darkest part of the year back into the ever-increasing light, is a perfect time to clear the old to make room for the new. ...more
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What Your (Messy) Home Says

Amber @ The Holistic FoodieI recently went over my friends house and popped in for a surprise visit.Uh-oh.She had a FREAK out....more

Make 2015 your year to embrace all life's endless possibilities with joy and gratitude!

Life is full of endless possibilities for everyone. Sometimes we think that life is selective in choosing just "special people" to receive all that they desire with the rest of us not part of that group. We feel that we are not deserving of achieving all that we desire, we are lacking while others are more deserving. First do not focus on anyone but you! By setting your attention on others you are giving away the unbelievable power of your focus....more

What is Inevitable for All Living Things?

Lately, I've been chanting the Purnamadah a lot. It is the first verse of the Isha Upanishad, and it goes like this:...more

To Fruition: Manifest the Desires of Your Heart - Weekly Affirmation - Jan. 30 - Obedience

To Fruition: Manifest the Desires of Your Heart - Weekly Affirmation - Jan. 30 - ObedienceWarning: The contents of this post include references sexual in nature....more

Why I’m going to get up at 6 a.m. every morning

So, as you know I’ve been happiness-hunting lately. And the very first thing I want to share with you is this article...more

I Really Can't Believe It

My view when I walked in the door, and was greeted by our sweet receptionist with: "Do you like your new office?...more

WW - Winter is leaving

Admittedly not as catchy as "winter is coming" but I like the sound of it so much more. This coming Monday (February 2nd) is auspicious for many reasons....more

We will not be destroyed

Yesterday, as I am sure you are well aware, was the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the death camp Auschwitz - Birkenau. We have been told the numbers all our lives, so we will never forget. Six million Jewish people were exterminated, of which 1.2 million were children.The survivors are getting older and fewer in number. Many of them travelled back to that time in their lives that they wish could be forgotten. For the last time of their lives and probably one of the last milestone anniversary events that there will still be survivors to return back there....more

Why Do We Believe What we Believe?

Family religion tradition....more