Continuing the list of what we need in terms of awareness to prevail in difficult times: 3 A vision of the future. When people are asleep, the future is a repetition of the past, because inertia can do little else. […]
An article written for the Washington Post On Faith section. There’s a single book that I reread every year: “I Am That” by Nisargadatta Maharaj (1897-1981). The title is a quotation. In India the goal of enlightenment is to see […]
Eighty years after the great economist John Maynard Keynes observed that the market is psychological and goes up and down primarily because of how investors feel, few people grasp how profound he was. We still rely on objective standards that […]
What do you think is the nature of evil? Does it exist? According to Jungian psychology evil is the projection of our collective and our personal shadow. This echoes Jesus’ statement, “Resist not evil.”
An article in the Washington Post On Faith Section in response to their question about the controversy over the movie the Love Guru. The inability of some religious people to laugh at themselves betrays, I think, a great deal of […]
I think what Jesus was saying with this verse is that the power of intention can orchestrate its own fulfillment. It’s being talked about today as the Law of Attraction. But if you’re connected to the creative power inside you, […]
In a world of so much suffering, how could God be laughing? One answer is that “ha-ha” is just like “ah-ha!”–“I get it.” My two giggling special guests help me out in this.
Societies never act in totally predictable ways. In response to the global economic crisis of the mid-Seventies, induced by OPEC tripling the price of oil overnight, every country was put to the test. Energy policies proposed by Jimmy Carter, which […]
If you are easily offended when someone questions your faith, do you have faith? I believe if you’re really spiritual then you don’t need to get offended.
An article in the Washington Post On Faith section in response to their question: “Do you believe that faith can effect your health or is that a lot of new age nonsense?” Faith is too vast a subject to generalize […]