Archive | January, 2014

Shelley Kahn | An examination of conscience – post holiday spirit blues

  Do not tell me to shine my light into a dark room. I prefer the absence of such interventions To pedantic purpose and tithed out virtue.   Do not ask me to confess anything to you either. I long ago opened the hollowed out cage Emptied its still beating contents in a sieve And went on my way to the soup kitchen To eat hearty with my true friends, […]

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January movies you might’ve missed | Spiritual politics

There are political films and spiritual films, but relatively few that explore the intersection between the two. Two classics come to mind—Gandhi and Seven Years in Tibet—which no doubt many readers have seen. However, three of the most powerful films that explicitly engage the intersection of spirituality and politics are the trilogy of documentaries by Canadian filmmaker Velcrow Ripper: Scared Sacred, Fierce Light, and Occupy Love. Scared Sacred is a […]

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Marianne Williamson | Campaigning for the soul of America

Marianne Williamson is an internationally acclaimed spiritual author and lecturer. Six of her ten books have been New York Times bestsellers, and four have topped the list. In 1997, she published Healing the Soul of America, a book offering an insightful examination of our history and politics, with personal and political solutions for the renewal of our democracy. Marianne’s other books include The Age of Miracles, Everyday Grace, A Woman’s […]

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Alice A. Bailey | The Great Invocation

From the point of Light Within the Mind of God Let light stream forth into The minds of men Let light descend on Earth.   From the point of Love Within the Heart of God Let love stream forth into The hearts of men. May Christ return to Earth.   From the center where the Will of God is known Let purpose guide the little Wills of men – The […]

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