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Taking Responsibility is Living Fully in the Present

posted by David G Arenson ND

Let’s choose now, together as a society, to remove blame from our emotional vocabulary. Let’s stop blaming our parents. Let’s stop blaming our lover, partner, children and grandchildren. Let’s stop blaming our boss, job and economy. Let’s stop blaming our social status, economic status, […]

Pope Francis in the Holy Land

posted by David G Arenson ND

For now my travels have brought me to the holy land, Israel. I am in Jerusalem until next week. My visit coincided with the Pope’s – he’s been here praying for peace. We arrived on the same day – no […]

The Happiness Index

posted by David G Arenson ND

  Consider another way of viewing the world. Since 1971, Bhutan has promoted the idea of a Gross National Happiness index being used to replace Gross National Product as the most important criteria by which development is measured. According to […]

The Roots of Discontent

posted by David G Arenson ND

  Unhappiness and feelings of emptiness are familiar to many. What are the roots of our discontent? In our current system, everything is driven by feeding a system with an insatiable appetite. Without demand, suppliers cannot survive, so it is imperative […]

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You: a Spiritual Being On a Spiritual Journey (Interview with Indira)
Indira Dyal Dominguez has recently published a book called, "You: A Spiritual Being On A Spiritual Journey." To find out more about Indira, I interviewed her. I hope Beliefnet readers enjoy her answers and lessons.   Where do you come from? I was born in Guyana, South America of East I

posted 6:40:32am Sep. 26, 2014 | read full post »

The Magic of Stillness
“Be still. Stillness reveals the secrets of eternity.” ~ Lao Tzu Suffering is ubiquitous. Many lose hope and remain addicted to their cravings. Society is a confusing place to understand in 2014. Prime time ratings dictate what's for dinner, and the feeling of loss pervades. The causes of

posted 7:32:11am Sep. 18, 2014 | read full post »

The Man I Want to Be
This is an ode to the good man, the brave man, the man we all want to be, the man we want in our lives. These are the men I look up to with admiration and respect - the men who remind me of the man I want to be: Men who care about others. Men able to be strong yet also kind and compassionate

posted 1:23:15pm Sep. 16, 2014 | read full post »

We Were Born Free & Naked
I am naked, I am okay. I am naked, I am okay. What if I am a free man willing to stand naked before you, without judgment or the strain of performance-anxiety? “We never catch up with reality itself. The real nature of mystery always evades our attempts to conceptualize it, and escapes the

posted 7:01:59am Sep. 10, 2014 | read full post »

Transforming Suffering into Love
Many go through times of feeling lost and confused, or just have those off days when they seem to face more inner doubts than normal. You may sometimes even wonder, "what is my purpose?" It's normal to ask these sort of questions. Should you be ambitious and aim to reach some sort of high spiritu

posted 7:44:24am Sep. 05, 2014 | read full post »


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