10 Signs Religious Fundamentalism Is in Decline|
A fresh look at interesting trends in society today Coming out atheist is up and coming; The cutting edge of freethought is less cutting and edgy. Biblical sexuality is getting binned. Recovering believers are reclaiming their lives. (more)
Considering life, spiritual growth and more ponderings The blog author has studied world religion at Leiden University for several years, specializing in India, Buddhism and the psychology, sociology and anthropology of religion. Spiritual growth is of paramount importance to her.
Dealing With Grief: 5 Things To Say / Not Say|
How to bring comfort to those dealing with grief. Working as a chaplain in the emergency department of a children's hospital, Emily saw many senseless tragedies, and heard some terrible theology coming from people who thought they were bringing comfort, often making the situation worse.
Defining Spiritual Emergency|
Spiritual Emergency BlogSpot
What is a spiritual emergency and how to know if you are experiencing one. When spiritual emergence is very rapid and dramatic it can become a crisis and spiritual emergence becomes spiritual emergency. Distinguishing criteria are an inability to function in normal life and the depth or intensity of the crisis.
Early Celtic Soul Friendship|
Edward Sellner - Aisling Magazine
Interesting study of Irish Saints and the attributes of SoulFriends. According to Sellner, Soul friend relationships are characterised by mutuality: a profound respect for each other's wisdom, despite any age or gender difference, and the awareness that the other person is a source of many blessings.
A blog on career reinvention and daring to shine. Ph.D. Biochemist and Airforce Academy graduate turned career design coach, Jennifer Gresham helps people turn their career fantasies into reality.
Get to know yourself with Meditation|
What Meditation Really Is
Meditation in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. This ancient method has come to be seen as a powerful support for modern life; something that can be practised anywhere, by anyone, of any age or background.
Practical inspiration for a happier life Authorized Zen master (Diamond Sangha lineage), psychotherapist, and author Mary Jaksch wirites this weekly blog, filled with practical inspiration. She provides a new perspective on life, proposes creative ways to make your wildest dreams come true
Guidelines for Spiritual Emergencies|
8 Tips for making in through a spiritual emergency Stan Grof: It is possible to undergo a profound crisis involving non-ordinary experiences and to perceive it as pathological or psychiatric when in fact it may be more accurately and beneficially defined as a spiritual emergency.
Inspiration and Chai|
Warmth for the soul and the body. An inspirational blog for dealing with the challenges of daily life, from Australian songwriter, musician and former palliative care nurse, Bronnie Ware.
Inspiring Spirit in Action|
Dr. Arrien bridges cultural anthropology, psychology, and comparative religions in her program, Four Fold Way Her work reveals how perennial wisdoms are relevant to our families, professions, and our relationship to the Earth. She is the President of the Foundation for Cross-Cultural Education and Research.
Integral Spiritual Practice|
3 ways to practice spirituality with the news A blog of Integral Spiritual Practice by founder, Terry Patten, leading voice in the fields of integral evolutionary practice, leadership, and spirituality.
What did Jesus really mean by 'judge not', and are Christians really judgmental? In research of non-Christian 20-somethings, a core finding was that nearly 9 out of 10 young people view Christians as judgmental. And given the prohibition against judging issued by Jesus, this would mean most people view Christians as hypocrites.
Learn Share Grow|
Mental Health blogs. PsychCentral's blogs cover different topics and concerns in mental health and psychology, bringing fresh perspectives, ideas and news updates in small, digestable nuggets.
Online Papers on Consciousness, David Chalmers|
David Chalmers, PhD.
Directory of free online papers on consciousness in philosophy and in science, and of related topics in the philosophy of mind. Dr. Chalmers offers a directory of papers on subjects like Intentionality, Perception and Metaphysics of the Mind.
Psychology's God Problem|
Boston Globe Opinion - Gareth Cook
The Troubled Relationship Between Psychology and Religion. The columnist argues that modern psychology has done little to understand how spiritual beliefs shape psychological problems, or affect treatment.
Sacred Texts Provide Pathway for Ethical Behavior|
The relevance of sacred texts in business ethics and management education. The authors discuss how the accumulated wisdom from sacred texts describe ethical behavior in business. They contend that religiously derived ethics are relevant to management education, because they form a source of ethical education, even for indiv
Seven Spiritual Laws|
Powerful principles to guide you The Seven Spiritual Laws are powerful principles you can use to fulfill your deepest desires with effortless joy.
Shine the Divine|
Creativity IS a Spiritual Practice. Laura says: "When we see through our hearts, we recognize that every single one of us is infused with creativity. Divine Sparks are embedded in everyone and everything. It's up to us to be courageous, to look and listen deeply, to find the sparks, ga
Spirit is Now|
A leading thinking in science, consciousness and spiritual ontology. Peter explores the essence of spirituality and self-liberation found in a transformation spiritual quest to become consciousness. His numerous writings explore the search to know self and to uncover our true nature.