Religion & Spirituality Articles
Upon Enlightenment Every Human Becomes Wonderful
05/09/2013 19:23:59 PM
This was supposed to be a blog about Suzuki Roshi‘s quote about making mistake after mistake after mistake. As often happens, wonderful mistakes occur when I search the Internet. First, I found this — a quote from Winston Churchill, “Success is going from failure to..
Jizo Therapy: Visit with a Craving
05/09/2013 19:21:44 PM
In my understanding of Buddhism, hell is being stuck in a state of desire, of craving, of wanting anything other than what is right here, right now. Jizo is the bodhisattva whose role it is to help us out of these realms, making a vow to evolve to a higher state.I am in Florence, Italy.&nb..
Real Life X-Files Paranormal Activity Stories
05/03/2013 18:07:26 PM
Waiting for a real life X-File story...Hope you'll write to us using comments below or sending us some already written files in miscrosoft office , openoffice, pdf , or sending us some evidential images of some recorded or pictured paranormal activity....We want to hear from you about your own paran..
Why Sometimes when it Rains, it Pours
04/22/2013 07:05:19 AM
I can't imagine what it would be like to experience a huge flood that washes your home and everything you have away. I have only limited experience with that kind of disaster. For example, my basement flooded during a bad ice storm one year here in Ontario (1998), and I worked through a ..
I Believe in Miracles
04/20/2013 22:22:42 PM
Some people scoff, others think that miracles are relegated to biblical times but others have experienced inexplicable events that can only be called miraculous.
Sometimes God snags a sceptic with a powerful surprise physical healing. This blows up the poor guys world view and suddenly he realiz..
Did You Quit Meditating… Again?
04/16/2013 12:05:48 PM
I know you have heard that we meditate to improve cognitive functioning, to bring peace, to cope with anxiety, and for myriad other reasons — just fill in the blanks. Bottom line: the consensus is that meditating is good for you. Kind of like broccoli.
And yet, most of us quit. ..
Fidgeting & Lovingkindness
04/12/2013 10:48:57 AM
I was an active kid. Not hyper-active, just spirited. Playful. Funny. In meditation, this part of me arises. Sometimes it is a whisper. Sometimes a volcano. Mostly, it’s just me being fidgety.
Around age six, I attended Sunday church services with my mom. I rem..
Where Does Intuition Come from?
04/05/2013 06:14:20 AM
What is intuition, anyway?
Where do people who call themselves intuitives, get their information from?
If I pay for the services of an intuitive, how do I know if I am being scammed?
Intuition, from what I have learned about it over the years, is a innate sense of 'knowing' about ..
Christian Living – Running the Race
04/03/2013 11:05:04 AM
The High Calling of Christians.Matthew 5:48 - "be perfect" etc. Jesus knew that no believer could attain perfection in this life (see 6:14,15). It is rather the measure and goal towards which we work, not to earn salvation - but instead to become fully mature in exercising those principles that Chri..
No, You Are NOT Alone
04/01/2013 09:35:03 AM
Surrounded by celebrations, we often feel isolated and alone.
Many Christmas mornings, even though I was in the middle of chaotic joy, I was sad. Not really depressed, just sad and deflated. The children took turns opening presents. Sometimes it was a simple puzzle or much-needed clothes but the th..
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