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Archive for February, 2010

Feb
2010
27
Sara Miles' radical conversion to a radical faith

Sara Miles’ radical conversion to a radical faith

Sara Miles’ conversion to Christianity not only opened her eyes to Christ, but opened the eyes of now fellow Christians Sara Miles never expected to convert to a religion and worship a God she didn’t believe existed.  Strange as it may sound, but that’s conversion. Former atheist editor of Mother Jones magazine, Miles found...
Feb
2010
24
Power versus personality

Power versus personality

Highly-effective and happy people are courageously honest with themselves. Here is a checklist of 15 questions to ask yourself GUEST COLUMN: SHARON COHEN — Most people believe that if they just had more money, the things that make them unhappy would disappear, and their lives would be better. The truth is that your life can ...
Feb
2010
21

Why science can’t tell us if there’s life after death

Scientists at the Human Consciousness Project are studying what happens when we die. It’s not as bad as you might expect BY DAVID RICKEY — When Time magazine wants to engage with its readers, they do articles like, “What Happens When We Die? Their take: A fellow at New York’s Weill Cornell Medical Center, Dr. Sam ...
Feb
2010
21
A cure for the reptilian brain

A cure for the reptilian brain

A priest and psychotherapist finds answers in Genesis, the work of Carl Jung and the science of meditation BY DAVID RICKEY — Hate crimes are nothing new. They have been around ever since the homo sapien emerged from its evolutionary forebears.  Animals have an instinctive “fight or flight” response built into their brain structure....
Feb
2010
20
Six ways to combine a job search with your spiritual path

Six ways to combine a job search with your spiritual path

Confessions from a job management coach on how to use surrender, service and grace to make your next career move GUEST COLUMN: JEFF ROBINSON — From July 2005 until approximately April 2006, I began a spiritual transformation that changed the course of my life in some amazing and often difficult ways, and which continues to ...
Feb
2010
20
Dating in America: Why ABC's The Bachelor is so

Dating in America: Why ABC’s The Bachelor is so “un-real”

BY DAVID RICKEY — As the 2010 season of The Bachelor nears its March 1 finale, curiosity about what Americans think dating is really about got the best of me. I am a psychotherapist and spiritual teacher, and hardly an avid watcher of Reality TV, so this posed a bit of a challenge. My personal ...
Feb
2010
20
Spiritual Surf: Akon angers Buddhists, Social networking not evil, Woman positive Sweden

Spiritual Surf: Akon angers Buddhists, Social networking not evil, Woman positive Sweden

Akon VS Buddhists; Disabled community embraces social networking; mystery of Shroud of Turin may finally be solved Sri Lanka shows no love for rapper Akon: Bikini babes and Buddha in videos don’t mix on Sinhalese Buddhists’ watch. Social networking more than idle chat to disabled: People gaining a community and “family”...
Feb
2010
18
How I deal with the pain of separation and saying goodbye

How I deal with the pain of separation and saying goodbye

A doctor of life coaching for women discovers the art of letting go GUEST COLUMN: DR. JEANINE AUSTIN — Part of my job as the Department Head of Social Services when I worked for a skilled nursing facility was to have regular client contact. One morning, I stopped by to see how Mr. and Mrs. ...
Feb
2010
15
Spiritual Surf: A new Pope Ratzinger time bomb; Fear of flying; Shy bullies

Spiritual Surf: A new Pope Ratzinger time bomb; Fear of flying; Shy bullies

Nervous flyers Zen out; new science on the Napoleon complex; sexism gets in the way of getting sex Did Ratzinger send an abusive priest to a safe-house? Pope groped by newest European church sex-abuse scandal Airport coping skills: Meditations for take off and landing in The calm Zone Capital of sex, capital of compassion: Amsterdam hosts ...
Feb
2010
15
How to create spiritual love scenes

How to create spiritual love scenes

I make “namaste” my daily mantra for all of my relationships GUEST COLUMN: REV. CRISS ITTERMANN, 2nd of two parts —The Sanskrit term “Namasté” (nah-mahs-tay) is loosely translated to mean  “I honor the Spirit in you.”  It is a word for the feeling of our Higher Self greeting or recognizing the Higher Self...