Practical Spirituality

Practical Spirituality

Bio

Featured as an expert in films, print, television, and radio, Jonathan Ellerby, Ph.D., is the author of "Return to the Sacred" and the Spiritual Program Director for the internationally acclaimed Canyon Ranch Health Resort in Tucson, Arizona. Jonathan’s background includes a PhD in Comparative Religion with a focus on health and healing systems, as well as training and work as a hospital chaplain, Interfaith Minister, executive consultant and coach.

The Art of Intuition

posted by Jonathan Ellerby

If you wanted to be great at a sport, a natural necessity in your training would involve first assessing what muscles and systems of the body you’ll use most, and then building an exercise plan around that information. In fact, […]

Journey to Enlightenment: All You Need More of is Your Essence

posted by Jonathan Ellerby

The world is filled with bright ideas, innovative solutions, and great opportunities. The biggest challenge always lies in finding your own motivation and willingness. In Eastern traditions, there’s an old expression about the journey to enlightenment. It’s been said that […]

Too Much Talk of Bullies?

posted by Jonathan Ellerby

There is a lot of discussion today about bullies and the sometimes deadly cost of bullying in the news. Some wonder if the there is an increase in bullying, or if we are just becoming more aware of the problem. […]

Nourish Your Essence: Make Time for Fun!

posted by Jonathan Ellerby

You need to have fun–often! And you need to get out of your busy mind–often. Not only does it help to develop a playful attitude during daily activities, but you also need to schedule time to relax and be creative. […]

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posted 5:00:24pm Jul. 05, 2012 | read full post »

Gaga For My Guru
Ok, so to begin, I am not a big fan of TV or pop culture in general, and while I think everything has its place in the world, I wasn’t overly interested in Lady Gaga a week ago. I certainly knew who she was and of course lots of her songs are catchy – but a “meat suit” – really??? It just

posted 9:35:42am Apr. 19, 2011 | read full post »

Does God Have a Name?
We were on the road to Malinalco, Mexico, when we came upon clusters of people of all ages walking along the highway. It was surprising and mysterious to me. As we passed families, groups, and individuals, I felt as if I were looking through the car window into a world I couldn't begin to comprehend

posted 10:57:08pm Dec. 30, 2010 | read full post »

Go Beyond Fear
Approach the world of spiritual practice with trust and an open heart. Don't be afraid of spiritual experiences. Strange sensations of energy, a feeling of deep love, vulnerability, connectedness, and a loss of ego and control are all aspects of spiritual experience that test and try people's limits

posted 2:32:37pm Dec. 22, 2010 | read full post »

A Thanksgiving Gift
For the American reader, Thanksgiving is fast approaching. Regardless of the cloudy history of this celebration, it has come to mean a time of family, food and discount shopping - not always in that order. Naturally, it's all to be sprinkled with a dose of gratitude and reflection. Before&

posted 9:19:10am Nov. 24, 2010 | read full post »


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