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Secrets of the Soul

February 11, 2019

Although the current scientific consensus is that there is no evidence to support the existence of the traditional definition of the soul as the spiritual breath of the body, most people believe they have some form of a soul. And yet ‘soul’ is hard to define and there is distinction and disagreement amongst different religions…

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Workings of the Conscious Mind

November 13, 2018

  This article was first published in the Atlanta Conscious Life Journal on November 13, 2018. Click here to read the published article. Workings of the Conscious Mind Our mind works in interesting ways. Our conditioning and past trauma create beliefs that have very real consequences for the way we make choices. When we are…

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Birthing the Christmas Message

December 21, 2016

It is nearing the Solstice. The days are either getting longer or shorter depending on what hemisphere you live in. The polar vortex has descended here and the temperature is pretty frigid. Christmas is coming and the city is festive with lights, trees, wreaths and bows. Many are preparing to celebrate the birth of one…

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Re-calibrating after a series of upheavals

December 12, 2016

Suddenly it’s December. So many of us thought the world would look different. Politically of course we are entering a strange unknown. Not sure what to expect. We have a president-elect who seems not sure of his own agenda, or his sense of self. And he is filling his cabinet with military men and business…

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The Poetics of Transformation

September 27, 2016

It’s Fall…the Equinox announced its presence will the changing of the leaves, and even here on the GA outer banks islands where summer feels like it lasts forever, the nights are beginning to cool slightly, the red and black love-bugs are coupling reminding us why they got their name, and ever the symbol of transformation,…

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Peacemaking: The Challenge of our Modern World

September 11, 2016

My dear friend, Shahabuddin David Less is in Israel at the moment meeting with the Peacemakers of the Abrahamic Reunion. Amongst others, he recently visited Elias Jabour, a seventh generation practitioner of “Sulha”, the traditional peacemaking formula of the Middle East. Sulha means ‘agreeable amends’, the making of peace. During the “Sulha” process one literally…

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My next book…

August 29, 2016

Cool title, but I’m keeping under wraps for a little while… I’m turning my Doctoral dissertation from the dry academic format required by the Doctoral Academy, into a yummy exposition of the amazing group of people I interviewed – children whose parents were renowned spiritual teachers…their lives and their experiences growing up with such illustrious…

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How To Use These 7 Spiritual Practices To Improve ALL Relationships

August 20, 2016

Originally published on YourTango.com.  Photo by WEHEARTIT Just a glimpse of the amazing ways spiritual connection makes love even better. Our world has become a global community. Travel and the internet have brought us neighbors we never anticipated, and introduced us to cultures that sometimes seem exotic, wonderful — or even downright strange. As our close encounters…

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Life Lessons, Life Contemplations

August 13, 2016

After an intense travel time, I finally find myself sitting quietly – overlooking a salt marsh on the Georgia coast. White Egrets stand tall; silent predators as the tides fill and empty the marsh, offering up fish, frogs, small mammals, small reptiles and insects. Billowing cumulus clouds, blow lazily across the open sky and a…

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