So, here’s the thing. We might do Instagram-perfect yoga. We might meditate for at least an hour a day. We might pray. Say mantras. Do mudras. Send love to the world. We might have a hoard of crystals and other spiritual trinkets. We might do elaborate daily rituals, eat a whole food cruelty-free diet, and fast […]
Your mind and heart feel like they’re split in two. You want to do something, but another part of you is screaming “NO WAY!” You believe in something, but you just cannot condone an action that belief teaches. You feel like something is right, but then you also feel like it’s wrong. How can you […]
For 20 years of my life I grew up in a fundamentalist non-denominational Christian family. I obediently attended church twice a day on Sunday. I prayed unceasingly, sang worship songs, gave money, and listened to the preachers. I witnessed the scandals. I heard the gossiping. I went to many mid-week bible studies, gave out religious […]
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We have all heard—and been—those people before that rally for justice, speak up against the “bad guys,” look down on “immoral people,” and declare someone a friend or enemy. While many of these actions may have a useful social function, the reality is that the language we use to express the ideas we carry around […]
Spiritual bypassing is a very persistent shadow of spirituality, manifesting in many forms, often without being acknowledged. ~ R. Augustus What comes to mind when you think of ‘spirituality’? You might picture beautiful temples, ethereal instruments, golden Buddha’s, gardens and forests of paradise, the faces of enlightened masters, angels, mountain ranges, sunsets, or any number […]