STARTLED BY SILENCE

STARTLED BY SILENCE

Apr 24, 10 | | 6,445 views | 3 Comments

 I heard the voice but couldn't see the person. She was on the other side of the locker, just coming in from her early morning swim. Her voice sounded like the morning itself--bright, cheerful, and full of life. At 6:15 in the morning, it would catch anyone's attention. I heard it's affirming tone.

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THE LOST RING

THE LOST RING

Mar 29, 10 | | 4,372 views | 2 Comments

When I was seeing people as a counselor and spiritual teacher, I would visit a woman twice a week whose body was riddled with cancer. She was a schoolteacher in her mid-forties and had been given no more than a few months to live by her doctors. Sometimes a few words were spoken during those visit

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MAN'S SEARCH

MAN’S SEARCH

Feb 24, 10 | | 2,375 views | No Comments

MAN HAS THROUGHOUT the ages been seeking something beyond himself, beyond material welfare - something we call truth or God or reality, a timeless state - something that cannot be disturbed by circumstances, by thought, or by human corruption. Man has always asked the question: what is it all a

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Evocation - The Spiritual Awakening That We Are Beginning to Witness Now.

Evocation – The Spiritual Awakening That We Are Beginning to Witness Now.

Feb 20, 10 | | 4,662 views | 1 Comment

Earth, 114 million years ago, one morning just after sunrise: The first flower ever to appear on the planet opens up to receive the rays of the sun. Prior to this momentous event that heralds an evolutionary transformation in the life of plants, the planet had already been covered in vegetation fo

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What Animals and Apples Can Teach Us about Love

What Animals and Apples Can Teach Us about Love

Jan 31, 10 | | 1,762 views | No Comments

Prana, our beautiful golden retriever whose name means "breath of life," isn't with us anymore. She died of cancer several years ago. But, while sharing our home, she brought such joy and love into our lives that we still miss her. There are so many wonderful stories about the love in this dog,

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WHAT DO YOU SEE?

WHAT DO YOU SEE?

Jan 25, 10 | | 2,015 views | No Comments

Do you believe that reality just is and there's nothing you can do to change it? Do you think that what you're experiencing day to day is pretty much set in stone? That you're too old, stubborn or poor for life to be any different? I used to think that way. There was a time when I looked at my

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DO YOU BELIEVE IN MIRACLES?

DO YOU BELIEVE IN MIRACLES?

Jan 23, 10 | | 4,042 views | 3 Comments

  Tess was a precocious eight years old when she heard her Mom and Dad talking about her little brother, Andrew. All she knew was that he was very sick and they were completely out of money. They were moving to an apartment complex next month because Daddy didn't have the money for the doctor bill

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THE IMPORTANT THINGS IN LIFE

THE IMPORTANT THINGS IN LIFE

Jan 19, 10 | | 191,209 views | 2 Comments

A philosophy professor stood before his class with some items on the table in front of him. When the class began, wordlessly he picked up a very large and empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with rocks, about 2 inches in diameter. He then asked the students if the jar was full. They a

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THE HUMAN BEING AND THE INDIVIDUAL

THE HUMAN BEING AND THE INDIVIDUAL

Jan 18, 10 | | 2,770 views | No Comments

The question to whether or not there is a God or truth or reality, or whatever you like to call it, can never be answered by books, by priests, philosophers or saviours. Nobody and nothing can answer the question but you yourself and that is why you must know yourself. Immaturity lies only in tota

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WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND

WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND

Jan 16, 10 | | 3,928 views | 4 Comments

One day a man saw an old lady, stranded on the side of the road, but even in the dim light of day, he could see she needed help. So he pulled up in front of her Mercedes and got out. His Pontiac was still sputtering when he approached her. Even with the smile on his face, she was worried. No one had

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TRUTH IS ONE

TRUTH IS ONE

Jan 12, 10 | | 1,854 views | No Comments

  In order to have a better world we must learn to think of the globe as a whole. Whatever problems we face, there are also solutions. This needs a lot of cooperation and requires that everyone rise above personal, selfish interests and think in terms of the whole world. Only by having a un

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THE BURDEN OF YESTERDAY

THE BURDEN OF YESTERDAY

Jan 10, 10 | | 2,422 views | 1 Comment

IN THE LIFE we generally lead there is very little solitude. Even when we are alone our lives are crowded by so many influences, so much knowledge, so many ceremonies of so many experiences, so much anxiety, misery and conflict that our minds become duller and duller, more and more sensitive, func

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A NIGHT FOR THE CHILDREN

A NIGHT FOR THE CHILDREN

Jan 10, 10 | | 1,697 views | No Comments

A Fundrasing event from the Americans Helping Asian Children (AHAC) organization. AHAC's Mission: To provide services and equipment for children in Asian countries who are underprivileged by virtue of physical or mental disability, poverty or absence of family. When: Sat. Jan 23, 2010 @6

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