Confession: Good for the Soul

So, what do we mean by “confession”? The word confession is derived from the Latin confessiōn meaning “to admit.” Making a confession presupposes someone has something to admit. In terms of a person walking the spiritual path, there is plenty to admit. But not simply a litany of one’s transgressions, follies, or shortcomings. True confession shines a light on what Read More »

All You Need Is Love

The simple title of the Beatles’ huge 1967 Summer Of Love hit song says it all. Not only does it stand the test of time, but this modern-day anthem to love also stands the test of eternity.  Why? Because love truly is all we need, both individually and collectively. However, there are different types of love. The ancient Greeks enumerated Read More »

When the Student is Ready

“When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.”  This familiar adage is composed of several key components, which we will analyze in the context of spiritual realization.  First, who is a student?  A person who aspires to realize their full spiritual potential.  What is this potential?  Ideally, nothing short of full-blown enlightenment.  And so, a student is a spiritual Read More »

The Holy Baptism

“When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the baby leapt in her womb, and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit.”  Even before birth, John the Baptist recognized she who would bear Jesus, as the spiritual connection was so strong between them.  The holy players were assembling, as the heavenly portal was about to open. John was a special emissary of God, Read More »

Jesus of Nazareth: Love’s Pure Light

Today, Christmas Day, “a Savior has been born.” The Babe in the manger would affect humanity like no other. Jesus was in essence pure, radiant love. He lived this love; he taught this love. There are no limits to this love; there are no conditions where this love cannot be applied. In our hearts we seek to realize this same Read More »

To Our Children’s Children’s Children

No, this is not an homage to the Moody Blues’ classic 1969 album. But now that the date envisioned by the album’s title has been realized, this seems an appropriate time to project into the future when the grandchildren of our present children are growing up, some two generations hence. But while we’re on the topic of the Moody Blues, Read More »

Madness…or Gratitude

In a classic cartoon short from around 1970, Earth is shown as voicing the collective demands of humanity by shouting, via speech bubbles, “more” … then “More” … then even “MORE.” Finally, at the end of this temper tirade, the hand of God destroys the earth in a split second. God then gets the final word: “No more!” This prophetic Read More »

Diwali – Festival of Lights

Today marks a major religious festival celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, and Jains around the world. Diwali is also known as Deepavali, which means “row of lamps.” In Hindu mythology, it marks the return of the avatar Rama to his kingdom following a 14-year exile. His elated subjects lined the streets with oil lamps to welcome back their ruler. Sikhs and Read More »

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