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November 2008 Archives

We are living in a time of near continual change. Everything around us is changing is some way, it seems. And change — so our psychologists tell us — is the single most stressful of all human experiences. How to […]

The Wal-Mart incident raises some very hard-to-look-at questions about all of us. Human beings like to think of themselves as an advanced species. Yet are we? At the Wal-Mart store in Valley Stream, New York yesterday a 34-year-old employee was […]

Is it okay to tell God what we most desire? Does God want us to simply sit back and accept whatever the Universe dishes out? Or do we have a pathway to God that may be used to bring about […]

In the United States this is Thanksgiving Day. Yet while millions seek a place in their hearts from which to express gratitude, the world continues to be filled with terror and uncertainty. The horrific terrorist attack in Mumbai tells our […]

Is it loving to announce and reveal the unloving behaviors of others? Should we never offer an observation, much less a criticism, of those who do things with which we disagree? Yesterday I asked this question, and drew quite a […]

Is it unloving to observe and comment upon the unloving behaviors of others? Does love for the despot allow the despot’s behavior to continue unnoticed? This is not a small question as the world slowly migrates to a new understanding […]

I said yesterday that I believe what the world needs is a new idea about God. Some of our present ideas are hurting us very badly. They can cause wars. They can produce violence. I will explore more of this […]

I have been convinced by a Christian minister that what we need in this world is a new idea about God. I want to thank Rev. Mark Holick of Wichita for that. You may recall that yesterday in this space […]

By now I suppose you have heard. A Christian minister in Wichita is insisting that President-Elect Barack Obama is a Muslim. He put a sign in front of his church saying so. Rev. Mark Holick, pastor of Spirit One Christian […]

What is “consciousness”? Is there such a thing as “higher” consciousness? Does it matter? There are a lot of questions that swirl around in the Consciousness Movement, and these are just a few. A couple of says ago a person […]

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