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September 4, 2020

Extending Your Perception

A Course in Miracles says we think we have many different problems but we really only have one, and that is our separation from God. Not that the separation really…
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July 7, 2020

Contemplate More, React Less

The writer’s life is by definition contemplative. I have a book due at the end of next year, plus I’m about to do a regular twice-a-month column for a magazine.…
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June 22, 2020

Resisting Hopelessness

Today we are called to resist hopelessness. It would be easy to slip into hopelessness now, to resign ourselves to the idea that the concentrated assaults on everything from the…
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April 6, 2020

An Integrative Effort

Doctors, nurses and scientists are Army ground troops. Government leaders and economists are the Navy. Spiritual practitioners and therapists are the Air Force. It’s an integrative effort, and co-ordinating them…
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April 6, 2020

In this Heartbreaking Moment

I’m not normally the kind of person who posts pictures of my food, as anyone who knows me would attest. But what I've started doing now is posting pictures of…
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April 6, 2020

So Much for “America First”

It is completely unacceptable that any doctor at any hospital in the United States is lacking the medical equipment they need in order to handle this. The richest, most powerful…
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April 6, 2020

A Global Family

I have been acutely aware for many years that we take so much for granted. Maybe it’s partly because my parents took me traveling as a child, and I saw…
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April 6, 2020

Finding the Solution

Recently at the Unity Church in Boulder we talked about what a difficult moment this is in American history. But there have been other difficult times, to be sure. The…
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April 6, 2020

A Time for Strength

This year will not be easy. Thomas Paine’s comment about “times that try men’s souls” comes to mind. I’m asking myself how I can avoid an emotional descent that parallels…
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April 6, 2020

A Moral Revolution

It’s going to take a lot of forgiveness, positivity and compassion for those who do not agree with us, to make the kind of changes when all this is over…
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April 6, 2020

Big Changes will be in Order

Martin Luther King Jr. said those in the civil rights movement were materially positive but spiritually active. Most of us are materially passive now but we should be spiritually active.…
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October 8, 2019

What Does it Mean to be Healthy?

Lately, I’ve been bouncing up against all these different definitions of the same word: healthy. When I talk to clients and yoga students and friends, they invariably use the word…
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October 3, 2019

The Power of…the Setback

It is terrible to feel like you've failed. Sometimes you blame yourself, allowing feelings of self-loathing to wash over you while you agonize over what you've done wrong, what you…
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October 3, 2019

The Power of…the To-Do List

A to-do list is a powerful thing. You won't always stick to it by the letter, and in fact often you need to remember to be flexible and let yourself…
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October 2, 2019

5 Tips for Mindful mornings

In the craziness of life today — amidst the hectic commutes and constantly buzzing phone, expanding responsibilities and a twenty-four-hour news cycle – it is not always easy to be…
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January 16, 2019

The Heart Just Wants to Go Home

The problem with the world is that we’ve lost our sense of reverence — for life, for love, for the earth, for each other, for our families, for God’s universe.…