Spirituality

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Do Our Thoughts Create Our Reality? Debunking and Reowning the Magical Thinking of New-Age, Self-Help Wish Fulfillment The simple statement that “our thoughts create our reality” has gained a lot of popularity over the past few decades, particularly in spiritual-but-not-religious circles. It acts as a mantra for people who genuinely…

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Seeing Everyone’s Innocence What Happens When We Drop The Assumption that Someone Could be Different From How They Are? I’m talking with a friend, a mohawked guy sitting in front of the brick fireplace, fire gently cracking, a young couple cuddled on the front porch under a starless sky—and my…

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Is Pursuing Happiness Keeping You from Being Happy? A Christian Parable about Recognizing Love Is the very thing you want keeping you from what you want? You may have heard this story before—the riverbanks of a town are beginning to overflow and everyone is ordered to evacuate. A faithful man…

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meditation

Meditation Resource Guide Four Simple Suggestions to Deepen Your Awakening You’ve checked out the introduction to meditation, the guided meditation, the written guided meditation, and now you want to keep going. You know that what is most important is simply to practice, but you want more guidance. There are a…

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Introduction to Meditation Video Then You Can Improve Your Health and Happiness in 6 Minutes a Day What exactly is meditation, and why isn’t it more popular, when it has been scientifically shown to have such amazing benefits with no negatives? (Though it doesn’t cure everything, of course) I suggest…

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Body Scan: A Guided Meditation Awareness and Equanimity in the Flesh Here’s a great way to find more energy, release tension, and slip in a quick meditation. You can practice as you read this article—although for many, it is easier with eyes closed. You can go quickly or slowly, depending…

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Ken Wilber Superhuman Religion

What Do All Religions Have In Common? Ken Wilber on Universal and Timeless Wisdom (The Perennial Philosophy) The following text is a shortened version of an interview between Treya Killam Wilber and Ken Wilber in Grace and Grit, a heartbreaking and beautiful story of deep love, loss, and spiritual awakening….

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Judgment is Impossible And It Generally Doesn’t Make Us Happy Some of the world’s greatest wisdom traditions teach that to get what you want, look at removing that which you don’t want.[1] So, one way to get happiness is to remove all the things that make us unhappy. And one…

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God Can Help, Even if You’re An Atheist Tapping into the Power of Perfect Love “When I find myself in times of trouble, Mother Mary comes to me Speaking words of wisdom, let it be And in my hour of darkness she is standing right in front of me Speaking…

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