This Is What Real Love Looks Like

“Real love is something so deep, so energizing, that you will not know it unless you experience it. Love is an expression of energy, not something that is transacted. Tell me one thing: can you love people when you meet them for the first time?” (From the…

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Deepak Chopra: Is God a Mathematician?

In an ongoing series of philosophical, scientific discussions, Deepak Chopra sits down with Menas Kafatos, a physicist and Chapman University professor, to discuss the fine tuning of the universe. With such precision and organized chaos, it would seem any creator would have had an aptitude for math….

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Meeting God and the Mystery of Who We Are

I heard a story when my son was in a local Waldorf school, and I loved it. The children were in art class seated in different tables, working hard at their projects. One little girl was particularly diligent, so the teacher stood behind her and watched for…

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Defending Against Loss

The Buddha taught that we spend most of our life like children in a burning house, so entranced by our games that we don’t notice the flames, the crumbling walls, the collapsing foundation, the smoke all around us. The games are our false refuges, our unconscious attempts…

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The Mysterious World of Secret Societies

Contemporary Neo-Pagans use an expression to encourage greater transparency and less mystique surrounding their practice. They call it “coming out of the broom closet,” and it is largely an effort to dispel hysteria and suspicion. Being “mysterious,” after all, comes with the price of marginality and sometimes…

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