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Meditation is Easy, Anyone Can Do It!

Meditation is Easy, Anyone Can Do It!

by Louise Hay. As a society, we've made meditation into something mysterious and difficult to achieve, yet everyone can meditate…
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Death and Families: When Normal Grief Can Last A Lifetime

Death and Families: When Normal Grief Can Last A Lifetime

When I was three years old my brother was born. He had a heart condition, and after being in and out of hospital for the whole of…
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Sitting Quietly, Doing Nothing, Letting Everything Be Without Resistance

Sitting Quietly, Doing Nothing, Letting Everything Be Without Resistance

by Barbara Berger. Sitting quietly, doing nothing. But what’s the point, you ask? Why should I do this? Why should I waste my…
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How to Heal Our Fear-Based Thoughts

How to Heal Our Fear-Based Thoughts

by Debra Landwehr Engle. I realized that peace was the complete absence of fear. It was the feeling of true, pure, untarnished…
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Awareness & Heart-Centered Consciousness Ushers in A New Golden Age

Awareness & Heart-Centered Consciousness Usher in a Golden Age

by Stewart Pearce. Awareness calls us far beyond the tangled web of the current geopo­litical, social and financial vicissitudes,…
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Forgiveness: Learning to Keep Our Heart Open

Forgiveness: Learning to Keep Our Heart Open

by Stephen Levine. I know some remarkable people, even some who are considered great human beings, but I have never known anyone…
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Do No Harm! Easier Than Love Thy Neighbor? article by Stephanie Dowrick

Do No Harm! Easier Than Love Thy Neighbor?

by Stephanie Dowrick. I wonder whether “not harming” or not hurting other people — near and far — feels more reasonably within…
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Diving Into The Mental Plane for Clarity and Knowing

Delving Into The Mental Plane for Clarity and Knowing

by Ernesto Ortiz. We need the mental plane, and it can be our greatest ally; but it can be our biggest enemy. The mental plane…
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Healing Beyond Loss: It's Never Too Late

Healing Beyond Loss: It's Never Too Late

by Alexandra Kennedy. We so often get in the way of grief; we try to suppress, truncate, postpone, or ignore it. We are afraid of…
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Preparing for the Coming Changed Times: Being a Love Activist

Preparing for the Coming Changed Times: Being a Love Activist

by Cassendre Xavier. In the times we are now living, there are many cataclysmic changes in the earth and our atmosphere. There is…
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A Profound Truth

A Profound Truth: We Are All In This Together

by Patricia Diane Cota-Robles. The words 'We are ALL One' have reverberated through the hearts and minds of Humanity in one form…
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Is It Fair To Blame The West For Trouble In The Middle East?

Is It Fair To Blame The West For Trouble In The Middle East?

For at least a decade, attempts to understand why some young Muslims living in Western countries turn to violence in the name of…
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The Counselor Within: The Wisest Counselor Always There For You

The Counselor Within: The Wisest Counselor Always There For You

by Robert Landau. "I am here for you. Remember, I love you always." Jackie awoke from her dream with a start. However, she could…
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Is Synchronicity A Freakish Event or A Purposeful Coincidence?

Is Synchronicity A Freakish Event or A Purposeful Coincidence?

by Philip Comella. Material scientists have no place in their theories for telepathy because in their worldview the minds of two…
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The Dark Side Of Capitalism: Why The Pope Is Highlighting Inequality

The Dark Side of Capitalism: Why The Pope Is Highlighting Inequality

Pope Francis has emerged as one of the most important voices on the global stage about the need for a stronger moral dimension in…
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The Truth About Whether Islam Is A Religion of Violence or Peace

The Truth About Whether Islam Is A Religion of Violence or Peace

The Qur’an contains injunctions that call both for peace and for violence. The problem is not that they are there; the difficulty…
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About Relationship: Being the Buddha, Being Love

About Relationship: Being the Buddha, Being Love

by Prabhasa Dharma. How to be happy? When speaking of relationships, the safest thing to relate to is always Buddha. We can…
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Meditation: Learning to Be Quiet Inside

Meditation: Learning to Be Quiet Inside

by Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo. Events are going to happen to us on account of actions committed in the past. But the good news is that…
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Mindfulness: How To Be In The Moment Right Here, Right Now

Mindfulness: How To Be In The Moment Right Here, Right Now

Remember then: there is only one time that is important – Now! It is the most important time because it is the only time when we…
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Acts of God: Are They Bad or Good?

Acts of God: Are They Bad or Good?

by Alan Cohen. If you read the small print on contracts, no one is liable for "Acts of God" -- disasters beyond human control,…
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Our Role in the Plan: Birthing a New Civilization

Our Role in the Plan: Birthing a New Civilization

by Diana Cooper. You are blessed to be on Earth at this time, preparing for the new Golden Age. You are asked to make the most of…
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The Real Spiritual Path

The Real Spiritual Path Is Wherever You Are

by Imre Vallyon. To live a spiritual life, you don’t have to give up your job or become a monk or a nun. The spiritual life is…
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Do You Believe in Miracles? I Don't...

Do You Believe in Miracles? I Don't...

by Lynn Woodland. The perfect parking place shows up every time. Teeth with cavities grow new gold fillings seconds after a…
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Why Does God Allow Bad Things?

Why Does God Allow Bad Things?

by William Fergus Martin. Have you ever felt like blaming God for all the bad things, which are going on around us? When we are…
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Granny: My First Spiritual Teacher and Role Model

Granny: My First Spiritual Teacher and Role Model

by John Selby. I often talk about my grandfather as my first spiritual teacher, and about the Indian master Krishnamurti, who…
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Grace and Purity of Heart

Grace and Purity of Heart: Becoming Whole-Hearted

by Rashmi Khilnani. Keep moving on the spiritual path from the lower truth to higher truth, until you come to that place deep…
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