The Next Leap for Humankind

Proponents of the model of human consciousness called Spiral Dynamics say we humans are on the brink of a breakthrough. We...

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5 Great Books for Summer Reading

When I go on vacation (or on sabbatical, as I have these past two weeks), I love to read. Here are...

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Give Yourself a Day of Silence

Mondays are my Sabbath day, and this week I spent it in a particularly meaningful way: I observed a day of...

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“Living in the Now”

As we focus our lives on what means the most to us, we give greater weight to the present moment, and...

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“Be Gentle with Yourself”

In one passage of Wayne Muller's wise and beautiful book, How Then Shall We Live? he describes how hard we tend to push...

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“Who Are You Really?”   

When someone asks who we are, we usually tell them our name and what we do for a living. We may...

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“Courageous Conversations”

Time becomes more precious as we age. So do our relationships with those we love. However, even though we know time...

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“The Secrets of Firewalking”     

 What does it take to walk barefoot across hot coals? (No, not "temporary insanity.")  Actually, it requires many of the same attitudes...

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“The Twenty Second Rule”

Sometimes 20 seconds is all it takes to tell others what we most want or need them to hear. If you decide...

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“The Jesus Connection”

Unity is sometimes labeled a "cult" by traditional Christian denominations who know nothing about us. (A congregant told me recently that...

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“What Do You Want?”

 A couple of months ago, I attended a wonderfully inspiring minister's retreat in Alabama with Rev. Edwene Gaines and about 40...

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“The Really Good News”

March 30th, 2018 Dear Friends, On this most holy of Christian weekends, beginning today with the notably misnamed "Good Friday" on which Jesus...

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