Inside the Jan/Feb 2019 Issue

Inside the Jan/Feb 2019 Issue

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The Next 20 Years We went back to our roots to see what the future might bring. by Robert Owens Scott

Become Shameless A decade ago, Pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber launched the wildly successful House for All Sinners and Saints to have a church where she “didn’t have to ‘nicen’ myself up.” Now, she’s given that church up to make sex safe from religion. A conversation with Nadia Bloz-Weber by Stephen Kiesling.

Rewiring My Brain “So, what are you doing now?” my well-meaning friends would ask after I had quit my job with no apparent employment or other occupation in sight. The only honest answer I could give was to say, “I’m rewiring my brain.” by Stephen Blackmer

Roadside Assistance in the Holy Land We asked Rami Shapiro to journey with 30 fellow seekers to this ancient flashpoint of world religions. Our question for the Rabbi was: “What does mature spirituality look like?” by Rami Shapiro

Plan Your Retreat! A special section to experience ayurveda, bring out your creativity, try a wellness program, explore another culture, and quiet your mind.


Inner Life - Dining at the smorgasbord of world religions; What are you in service to? Starting our church

Practice - Do no harm to those you love

Enlightened Diet - Basic supplements for better moods

Healthy Body - Our good gut bugs may be going extinct!

Relationships - A gay marriage in a Catholic church

Biosphere - Our “Go Kit” for the zombie apocalypse; The evolution of evolution


Roadside Assistance for the Spiritual Traveler - Is it Trump's Fault? By Rabbi Rami Shapiro

Our Walk in the World: To Participate in Reality By Mark Nepo

The Happiness Track: Religious Experiences Really do Unite Us By Emma Seppala

The Heart of Money: What to Look for in Conscious Corporations By Paul Sutherland


Poetry: The Door

Toolbox: Recovery Room


  • Say What You Mean: A Mindful Approach to Nonviolent Communication by Oren Jay Sofer
  • The Magic Feather Effect: The Science of Alternative Medicine and the Surprising Power of Belief by Melanie Warner
  • Silence: A Social History of One of the Least Understood Elements of Our Lives by Jane Brox
  • The Whole-Body Microbiome: How to Harness Microbes—Inside and Out— for Lifelong Health by B. Brett Finlay PhD and Jessica M. Finlay PhD
  • Dionysus by Dead Can Dance
  • The Spirit of the Earth by Philip Glass and Daniel Medina de la Rosa and Erasmo Medina
  • Holler by Amy Ray
  • What They Had by Elizabeth Chomko
  • The Providers by Laura Green and Anna Moot-Levin
  • Weed The People by Abby Epstein

Be the Change Award: Buddhist Pathways Prison Project

Five Questions: Jon Kabat-Zinn and Philip Glass

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