Spiritual Activism

If you want to heal the world, start by healing yourself

You already have what it takes to help heal the world you live in. You can create healing on this planet. The trick is that you have to begin with yourself, and do your own healing from within. You are not responsible for healing the […]

Why I am consciously optimistic

Why I am consciously optimistic

Consciousness is awareness. Deciding to be conscious is a choice. Sometimes it seems like there is no reason to be optimistic, and that choosing optimism is a delusional act. When you become aware of what’s really going on around you, and allow yourself to finally […]

Notes on being a spiritual activist

Notes on being a spiritual activist

Spiritual activism is about consciousness. When you become conscious about something, any energy that was stuck before you became conscious starts to move. The more consciousness you embrace, the more you decide to become aware, the more movement happens. Change follows quickly. All change begins […]

Social change is a consciousness issue

Social change is a consciousness issue

It may begin with a wish, a new picture for a better way of living. Perhaps there is a deep desire to let go of the status quo, because it simply doesn’t work anymore. It’s time to get out of the way – here comes […]

With spirit there are no borders

With spirit there are no borders

Can you imagine a day when human beings can learn to live together without needing to judge, divide, or exploit each other? Perhaps on that day, we won’t need to compartmentalize each other. Value judgments won’t be made based on how much wealth a person […]

Waking up can be an alarming proposition

Waking up can be an alarming proposition

What shakes up when you wake up? If it’s been feeling like an earthquake is happening even when the ground isn’t rocking, you are noticing the effects of huge change. This change is happening not just Out There but inside of you. You are in […]

My new American Dream has room for everyone

There is a big rescue effort underway in the United States to bring back the American Dream and save the endangered species known as the middle class. According to sources, this species has been under attack since approximately 1980, and is in danger of becoming […]

Peace begins with you

Peace begins with you

You can create peace in your world. It all begins within you. You may not realize how much power you actually have when it comes to making peace happen in your lifetime. You already know how you are affected by the energy of other human […]

You are here to give your gifts

You are here to give your gifts

It’s not a throw of the dice, or a mere coincidence that you were born with the talents and skills you have. You might have accepted your natural born abilities as being part of who you are. You’re right about this, but there’s more to […]

What I learned about unity from my visit to the Berlin Wall

What I learned about unity from my visit to the Berlin Wall

On my first visit to Europe, I saw the Berlin Wall and both Berlins up close. Two friends and I went on a month long journey throughout Germany, Austria, and Czechoslovakia. It was December 1986, I had just turned 28, and I was ecstatic to […]