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In a climate of pessimism, spiritual mercenaries of the new age appeal to the hopes and dreams of the despairing. How do we judge capitalism in a spiritual context and the materialism often seen amongst a new breed of people […]

“Spiritual bypassing,” as coined by American author and psychologist, John Welwood, is a “tendency to use spiritual ideas and practices to sidestep or avoid facing unresolved emotional issues, psychological wounds, and unfinished developmental tasks.” (John Welwood) Spirituality’s shadow is more […]

I breathe in and I breathe out. Another day, another bomb. More senseless violence. Beirut burning, not many caring (the day before the Paris attacks, a bomb killed at least 43 and wounded over 200 in Beirut). In Baghdad, 26 […]

What is the “shadow?” The shadow is that “ugly self” which we don’t want to be. The shadow is the hidden part of us that plays saboteur. It’s usually that aspect that we do not wish to see, that part […]

Who are we, what is life, what are we here to do? Every person has a unique footprint. I feel that we are all somewhere along a continuum that begins with being born and ends with dying. That side of […]

The United States has the highest numbers of people (per capita) in prison in the world! It has nearly 5 percent of the world’s population yet currently imprisons nearly 25 percent of the world’s prisoners.  1 in every 31 adults in the USA […]

What is love and how is it appearing in your life? What are you doing to hold yourself back? Could love be the answer? The topic of today’s blog is LOVE. How do we define love? What place does love […]

Question submitted via email: Hi David I”m really enjoying your posts and look forward to receiving them every week! Q: I really hope you will have time to reply to me. I very much appreciate your time. I wanted to […]

As Proverbs reminds us – “There is light at the end of the tunnel.” Yet the tunnel fills us with a darkness so deep, we are left breathless, hopeless and lost in our suffering. It’s a black hole of hopelessness. […]

“Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.” ~ Gandhi Life reflects what is happening within. Let’s start from looking at yourself from the outside. Imagine an outsider […]

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