Behavior and Spiritual Credibility

To be completely honest, I have struggled with this issue for years. Living, as we do, in an era where a constant procession of spiritual leaders of all stripes have been outed as serial abusers of those in their charge, I don't see how we can avoid dealing with the issue and asking the question:…

What the Neighbors Think

I suspect there are more of us out there than we might expect who grew up with parents who had one level or another of preoccupation with what the neighbors might think. There are any number of reasons that happens. None of them are legitimate. Whatever the real reason for neighborly preoccupation was - narcissism,…

Where Do You Find Peace?

We all need a place where we can find peace. It could be a physical location, like a lake shore or a spiritual center. It could also be a set of surroundings we choose for ourselves, perhaps listening to a favorite piece of music. For some of us our peaceful place is engaging in a…