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The Gay Debate: The Bible and Homosexuality

| July 6, 2012

Matthew Vines speaks on the theological debate regarding the Bible and the role of gay Christians in the church. Delivered at College Hill United Methodist Church in Wichita, Kansas on March 8, 2012. Transcript: The Bible and Homosexuality: Why I Left College and Spent Two Years Finding Out What the Scriptures Really Say By [...]

What have you been taught without knowing you were subconsciously learning? Now you have the choice to look back and consciously choose!

| January 26, 2012

Just something to think about: “When a child is taught these patterns by their parents, they have no choice. Children are indoctrinated by these mores & folkways just as they’re taught language in schools. This is cultural. Children don’t choose how they’re indoctrinated. As adults, however, they often blindly defend their way of life.”

How Mindfulness Can Overcome the Greed of the 1 Percent by Rick Heller

| November 23, 2011

I have led mindfulness and loving-kindness meditations at Occupy Boston. Meditation is, of course, valuable as a refuge from stress. Participating in an occupation, which may involve living outdoors under threat of possible arrest and police brutality, can certainly be stressful (I myself am only a day visitor to the Occupy Boston encampment). But I [...]

Who is God?

| October 20, 2011

God and the Universe By Christa Lamb, March 2009 From within the universe is the energy of all life. I do not need a high powered magnifying telescope to see the totality of all that exists –I simply need to look at my own hands in order to understand that I am made up of [...]

Importance of Spiritual Healing

| September 22, 2011

The Importance of Spiritual Healing Article by E. Strauss Something to understand with Spiritual Healing methods and methodology is that it is not for everyone nor is it for everything. The same way that contemporary medicine is not the best thing for everyone or everything. Spiritual healing is metaphysical, usually focusing on an energy pattern [...]