Entries tagged with “Beliefs”

Readings and Séances in Central Florida

Looking for a psychic? Don’t dial one advertised on TV. Visit Cassadaga. The Central Florida community, some 30 miles from Orlando, is the oldest active religious community in the …

Sacred Symbols

Symbols are religion’s most powerful references to their systems of belief. They can effectively diagram, call upon, and communicate mystery, all without the need of words. A new b…

Science, Belief, Intuition

This beautiful memoir describes one physician's perspective on the interface of science and spirituality.

Seeing Isn’t Believing

Seeing is the opposite of believing, writes contributing editor Rabbi Rami.

The Lenses Through Which We Believe

We all know the concept of looking at the world through “rose-colored glasses,” an accusation of being overly or unduly optimistic. But lately I’m observing that more often than n…

The Power of Placebo

New science tells us that, in some cases, simply believing in a cure can be enough to make it work, says writer Joseph Dispenza.

The Second Coming

What if Jesus Is Buried in the Galilee?

The Spiritual Ego Trap

Though many of us may have a love-hate relationship with our ego, it’s necessary to remember that it serves an important spiritual role. In the positive, it gives us a distinct per…

Transform Your Life One Morning at a Time

Julia Cameron’s classic practice is much more powerful if you choose the right God.

Us and Them: The Eternal Division We Have to Transcend

Almost every weekend, my wife and I hike on a well-maintained trail abutting Los Angeles. The hikers we come across are as diverse as the passengers on a New York subway. We see fa…

When Worship's a Trigger: 4 Ways to Make Spirituality a Safe Space

How might you create holidays around the ones that mean the most?

Why False Beliefs Stick

Science explains why people cling to ideas, even when they have contradictory evidence.

Why We Can Be Dogmatically Against Things We Know Nothing About

As philosopher John Locke observed: “New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not already common.”So, what limits our d…