Entries tagged with “Spiritual Leaders”
We asked our readers to scout the spiritual landscape for emerging leaders who will help set our course for the decades to come. Your response was wildly enthusiastic, passionate, heartfelt, and all over the map (and the globe). Wow! What constitutes a spiritual path is becoming ever more diverse—and ever more likely to be led by women. In future issues, you’ll hear from more of your choices. We chose 10 (nine plus a wonderful collaboration of old and new) who represent your votes as well as our hopes for the spiritual future.
The perfectly imperfect Anne Lamott expounds on the merits of mercy in her new book, Hallelujah Anyway: Rediscovering Mercy.1. Embracing mercy for some of us can be a long road. Wh…
Honoring our legendary founding editor, T George Harris
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How do you heal? The Way of Miracles suggests a better kind of recovery.
Here’s the science behind creating a chain reaction of goodnessThough economists and grumps have long argued to the contrary, many spiritual traditions teach us that, at our core, …
Here we are, it’s finally happened! The end (and restarting) of the Mayan calendar, 11:11 a.m. December 21, 2012. Ironically, there was a while there when I thought frantically abo…
If you value spiritual independence and the fundamental right to pursue the divine in your own unique way, celebrate Ralph Waldo Emerson on July 15th.
Dianna Cohen shares her artistic process and the influence plastic—in form and toxicity—has made on it.
Pastor Jes Kast talks about dignity and honoring the divinity in our fellow humans.
Thurman’s odyssey is remarkable and ongoing.
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These seven spiritual leaders represent a variety of perspectives, backgrounds, and traditions. They are creating change on the ground, touching lives, and helping to define the future of spirituality.
When people allow themselves to connect with what their spiritual life is about for them—what their deep questions are, what their deep yearning is—then they have all the vitality they need
"I worry sometimes that outrage, even when completely justified, can blind us to spiritual values such as forgiveness and compassion, and that fury can drive us to sacrifice offenders on the altar of social change rather than treat them as individuals with the capacity to learn, grow, and reform."