• Some Things Take Time: Slow Down and Stop Pushing

    2 days ago.

    Ezzie Spencer, PhD, writes about what lunar rhythms can teach us about life and spiritual practice.  Here are several excerpts from a post  about how Life can become easier and far more fulfilling when we slow down and let things…

  • Pastor Pat Bailey, Insights: How Big Are You?

    3 days ago.

    Sometimes I tie my children's sermon, a short conversation with the children, to my main sermon. I often joke that the children's sermon is just as much for the adults as the children. Last Sunday I spoke about being big…

  • 12 Little Known Laws Of Karma That Will Change Your Life

    5 days ago.

    Here are several excerpts for a post on the Spirit, Science and Metaphysics blog, 12 Little Known Laws of Karma That Will Change Your Life: What is Karma? Karma is the Sanskrit word for action. It is equivalent to Newton’s…

  • Pastor Pat Bailey, Insights: Evil

    1 week ago.

    In my sermon "When Does Evil Begin?" I discuss how an evolutionary worldview reshapes how we think about evil in the human experience. How do we reconcile our propensity for evil with our aspiration for the good, and when does…

  • Telluride Yoga Fest: Micheline Berry

    3 weeks ago.

    The 7th annual Telluride Yoga Fest takes place this week, July 10 – July 13, with classes for all levels of practitioners: 4-day Guru pass, $495; 3-day Namaste pass, $395; 3-class pass, $108; all-day intensive, $150. Buy here now. With over 30…

  • Telluride Yoga Festival: Lara Catone

    3 weeks ago.

    The 7th annual Telluride Yoga Fest takes place this week, July 10 – July 13, with a class for all levels of practitioners: 4-day Guru pass, $495; 3-day Namaste pass, $395; 3-class pass, $108; all-day intensive, $150. Buy here now. Feel at…

  • Telluride Yoga Festival: Cat McCarthy

    3 weeks ago.

    The 7th annual Telluride Yoga Fest takes place this week, July 10 – July 13, with classes  for all levels of practitioners: 4-day Guru pass, $495; 3-day Namaste pass, $395; 3-class pass, $108; all-day intensive, $150. Buy here now. Yoga is all…

  • Pastor Pat Bailey, Insights: Touching Transcendence

    3 weeks ago.

    In last week’s sermon I asked "Can we touch transcendence?”  "Are we capable of transcendence?" Our spiritual traditions teach us that we indeed can. If that is right, then the only other question is "Do we want to?" http://youtu.be/aC5vYS-bIVY Editor’s Note: Dr.…

  • 10 Things Highly Intuitive People Do Differently

    4 weeks ago.

    Here are several excerpts from a post by Carolyn Gregoire, a features editor at the Huffington Post, that offers an interesting analysis of The 10 Things Highly Intuitive People Do Differently.  Intuition is challenging to define, despite the huge role it…

  • Why We Need To Choose Creativity Over Conformity

    1 month ago.

    Mark DeNicola writes about the importance of creativity over conformity and shares a video (see below) from Jason Silva's Shots of Awe Series. “There is no one map for how to live our lives. Reality is just a word and…

  • 5 Meaningful Methods Of Meditation

    1 month ago.

    Here's a comprehensive article that appeared in Spirit, Science and Metaphysics (that includes videos), on 5 different types of meditation. There’s a myriad of methods for meditation. Some are easy and some are difficult. All require daily practice to perfect.…

  • Pat Bailey, Insights: Substitutionary Atonement?

    1 month ago.

    Many Christians in the West, and especially the US, view substitutionary atonement as the only way of understanding the cross of Christ and Christian salvation.What is substitutionary atonement? Is it biblical? Is it what the Apostle Paul meant when he…

  • Pastor Pat Bailey, Insights: Easter & Passion Sunday

    3 months ago.

    My sermon for Palm and Passion Sunday was titled "Hating Life." It explored the words in John, "Those who love their life will lose it, and those who hate their life will save it."  Are we called to a life-hating…

  • Pastor Pat Bailey, Insights: Repentence

    3 months ago.

    Last Sunday my sermon featured the important concepts of repentance and mind. Many Christians do not fully grasp the connection between some of Christianity's key concepts with the larger context of Greek philosophy and religion. The message of repentance (metanoia)…

  • 20 Daily Practices that Changed My Life - Camille Willemain

    3 months ago.

    Here's a thoughtful article, 20 Daily Practices that Changed My Life, that appeared in the Elephant Journal by Camille Willemain;  a coconut-loving, barefoot, beach bum who finds bliss exploring the endless possibilities of the Earth.  She aims to inspire people to release their fears,…

  • Pastor Pat Bailey, Insights: Consciousness, Objective & Subjective

    3 months ago.

    Last Sunday, my sermon addressed our need to recognize both the objective and subjective aspects of our consciousness. We live in interesting times, when the objective or rational mode of knowing has displaced much of the old subjectivity. What we…