Wounds

Life hands us all a variety of wounds. These wounds are of different sizes and depths, different intensities and duration, even of different quantity and quality. Our task is not to avoid them, but work through them; not to pass them on to others or try to ignore them, but to understand and heal them.…

Violence

The journey of faith is an arc, beginning at a point in life when we have little understanding of spiritual truth. Hopefully that journey moves toward realization that it is absolutely contrary to the life of faith to kill another human being, no matter the reason. Needless to say, as a nation we have quite…

Spiritual Attainment

If someone tries to tell you that there is some sort of spiritual attainment that can only be achieved under special circumstances or conditions - celibacy, withdrawing from life, remaining single, or any other such nonsense - and that stepping out from under those conditions will fracture the attainment, then it is no attainment at…

There are no Gurus

The fascination that has grown in the west over the past several decades with eastern spirituality has become problematic, especially regarding gurus. As spiritual teachers and so-called gurus have moved from east to west, one thing that has become apparent is that they have a propensity toward sexual misconduct with their students. This in turn…