Spirituality

Explore our archive of articles on Spirituality.

Green Medicine

Gallery

I use photography as a tool to explore the raw elemental power of the natural world by visiting and re-visiting places I’m drawn to in order to be touched by their spiritual essence.

The Problem with “More”

Article

Our globalized world lures us to crave more. The culture of “more” is a culture of not enough, accumulation and conquest, and sought but constantly deferred satiety. Every time we text message or update Instagram, researchers tell us that our brains loop in a dopamine cycle of neurological yearning.

The Deschooling Dialogues: Grief, Collapse, and Mysticism

Conversation

Alnoor: ...There is no doubt that we are in the midst of unprecedented moment where there is no return to old certainties. Part of this pain that we are facing in the world is a pathway toward transformation. Or will we perish in the horror of the onslaught that we are facing?

Resilience

Essay

...The car is now standing still. I smell the disaster before I see it. A smell of fuel and burnt steel. Where are the kids? Not in the car. I look for them on the highway. I find their bodies. I take care of them until ambulances arrive. While running from one child to another, I discover strength in me.

Presence at the Edge of Our Practice

Article

Humanity is in a time of transition, one that we can navigate successfully only with a shift in consciousness. How can we wake up from the collective neuroses that have driven our civilization into decadence and decline?

Oasis of White Silence in the Heart of Manhattan

Article

“Art is God’s way of clearing the path to our hearts.” These are the words of Dominique de Menil, who […]

The Soul of Humanity and the New Civilization

Article

The things we now esteem fixed shall, one by one, detach themselves like ripe fruit from our experience and fall… […]

Nondual Christianity – Seriously?

Article

In fall 2009, I was on a homebound flight from San Francisco that happened also to be carrying several returning […]

Kali Takes the World: Dark Night of the World Soul

Article

By Vera de Chalambert These dark nights strip the soul of old spiritual ideas and attachments, and through radical spiritual disorientation, abandonment, and finally annihilation, they bring the soul into ultimate union.