Is The ‘Passion’ Search Frustrating You?

  In the spiritual community there is pressure to uncover our passion or purpose. We go to seminars, take courses and get spiritual counseling/coaching to...

Be Your Own Guru: Authoritarianism and the Problem of the Guru...

One of the major focal points in terms of processing the idea of spiritual teachers is wondering to what extent they are necessary at...

From Doorway to Doorway – Surrendering Control in 2016

It’s 2016, let go of control. HANDS OFF It seems the spirit guides and earthy guardians that help direct our lives, for those of us who...

11 Ways to Be More Like a Zen Monk

  By Matt Valentine Recently, I read a story about the state of decline of Zen Buddhism in Japan and of the rapid closure of Zen monasteries...

How to Identify An Authentic Spiritual Teacher (and Avoid The Fake...

By Christopher Bueker Today, spiritual teachers seem to be a dime a dozen. Many of them are asking for large amounts of money in return...

Discernment – Navigating The Spiritual Minefield

  By Christina Lavers There is so much spiritual information floating around of varying quality, and for people who are just starting to awaken and connect...

5 Obstacles on the Spiritual Path

  By Wes Annac Deciding we want to commit to the spiritual path is easy, but it can be harder to live up to our commitment....

Sacred Space – What Is It and Why Do We Need...

  By Jack Adam Weber In a recent conversation, a dear friend for many years asked me, “I wonder why it is that people need to...

The Awakening Of Society Is Just As Important As The Awakening...

Spirituality is a very personal affair regardless of the various pathways or disciplines that one may follow. Yet even though there is an abundance...

A Guide to Buddhist Parenting

  By John Pappas The Emptiness of Family: A Guide to Engaged Parenting. When we enter into the responsibilities of parenthood we welcome another sentient being into...