May 28, 2020

"If I am exclusively caught in my identity with daily concerns and passing thoughts and feelings,

I mistake constantly changing circumstances for all there is, and my sense of well-being gets batted about like a ping-pong ball depending upon moment to moment conditions within and around me, conditions

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March 4, 2020

“Scared? Pray.
Over thinking? Pray.
Losing hope? Pray.
Worried? Pray.
Struggling? Pray.
Pray and trust in Allah!” 

~ Dr Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips, Founder: Islamic Online University

We are confronting any number of challenging opportunities to express our spiritual poise these days, aren’t we? In Ne...

January 15, 2020

“Transformational evolutionary times make

the status quo shake and fracture.

Those wedded to the status quo shout the loudest.

It can be jarring, but it's not surprising.” 

~ Jim Lockard

“If one were to crystallize twentieth-century psychology into a single problem, it would be the problem of fear in the...

July 20, 2019

"Healing depends on listening with the inner ear – stopping the incessant blather and listening. Fear keeps us chattering – fear that wells up from the past, fear of blurting out what we really fear, fear of future repercussions.

It is our very fear of the future that distorts the now that could lead t...

May 31, 2019

“I’m worried about everything.” 

~ Michael Ian Black @michaelianblack on Twitter 

It is easy to become overwhelmed these days. The increasing complexities of everyday life are being compounded by a litany of social ills, chaotic and corrupt politics, and the breakdown of trust in our institutions. Terro...