Wisdom

Inspired Living

Five Ways to Make the New Year Sparkle by Kelly Martinsen Inspiration may strike anywhere, at any time. The trick is nurturing the process to appear on demand when we need it most. Often, an inspiration is sparked when we perceive someone being selfless, courageous, physically extraordinary or deliciously creative. However, we don’t need to wait for outside stimulus when ... Read More »

Peace on Earth

Conflict Resolutions that Work to Bridge Divides by Linda Sechrist Healing happens when we handle conflict in a healthy and transformative way. Call to Action Thirty years ago, notable voices began urging Americans to embrace a sustainable worldview of unity in diversity, recognizing our core oneness as a solution to an increasingly out-of-balance society. Success in this endeavor depends primarily ... Read More »

12 Happy Holiday Tips

How to Really Enjoy the Season by Dianne Bischoff James Feelings of comfort and joy can seem elusive when the holiday to-do list looms or runs amuck. The season can seem more like an endless burden than a parade of cheerful events and glad tidings. Amidst celebratory chaos, these simple rules will help restore inner peace and create greater happiness. ... Read More »

Labyrinth Journeys to be Broadcast on Local PBS Stations

Labyrinth Journeys, a half-hour documentary produced by local filmmaker Cintia Cabib, will be broadcast on Maryland Public Television at 10:30 a.m. on October 1 and on WHUT at 9 p.m. on October 18. Labyrinth Journeys presents the stories of adults, teenagers and children who use seven Washington, D.C. area labyrinths as tools for healing, rehabilitation, meditation, stress reduction, spiritual awareness ... Read More »

You Have All the Answers Within

by Karen Tasto Most of us were taught from an early age that we must look outside of ourselves to know what we need for our health and wellness. Whether it’s going to our doctor for advice on weight-loss, to a trainer for help with an exercise regimen or to clergy for spiritual direction, we believe a middleman is required ... Read More »

Healing the Feminine Soul

by Angela Blueskies The womb is not a place to store fear and pain. The womb is to create and give birth to life. In shamanic cultures, soul loss is a condition that occurs when a person has a traumatic experience, leaving one feeling disconnected, fragmented and lost. Though ultimately seeking a part of oneself that is missing, those who ... Read More »

Engaging Your Spiritual Warrior

by Carol Richardson As we launch into 2017, we have quite a year ahead, both spiritually and politically speaking.  Those of us who live in the U.S. seem to feel very divided over our current political shift.  The world is watching, with perhaps a similar divide.  As souls living on this earth plane, we must ask:  what is our responsibility ... Read More »

Love Brings Up Everything: A Reflection

by Nya Alemayhu Love brings up everything that has been unloved. When I first heard this, I was in yoga teacher training with Mark Whitwell in December 2012. I didn’t know what it meant then, but the past few weeks have been teaching me exactly what I heard almost four years ago. I have a brother in the prison system ... Read More »

Krista Tippett on Our Evolving Spirituality

Why it Evokes Hope by Randy Kambic Krista Tippett helps us ponder the meaning of life as host and executive producer of On Being, the award-winning weekly radio program and podcast produced in Minneapolis for more than 400 public radio stations. The bestselling author of Einstein’s God: Conversations About Science and the Human Spirit has been acclaimed for thoughtfully delving ... Read More »

Loving Large

Scientists Say We’re All Connected by Linda Sechrist True love is not something reserved exclusively for soulmates, couples, children, friends or family. Observations by sages for millennia and by enlightened scientists more recently are increasingly aligned with the point of view articulated by renowned meditation teacher Jack Kornfield, that true love and awareness—a sense of universal connectivity and the idea ... Read More »