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Corinne McLaughlin and Gordon Davidson | The Divine Plan

The following is an excerpt from Spiritual Politics (copyright 1994 by Corinne McLaughlin and Gordon Davidson, pages 236-240). This excerpt discusses the Divine Plan for Earth and humanity. It is often difficult for humanity to understand the reality that God, the Great Architect, would create an overall structure (the Earth), a game plan (evolution of consciousness) and rules (karma, or cause and effect, and reincarnation) and then leave human beings free to […]

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Rev. angel Kyodo williams

Rev. angel Kyodo williams | Beyond idiot compassion

Rev. angel Kyodo williams is an ordained Zen Buddhist priest, spiritual maverick, author, activist, and founder of CXC (Center for Transformative Change), in Berkeley, California, which is dedicated to “changing the way change is done.” Rather than exhort spiritual seekers to become more politically active, CXC supports social activists in becoming more spiritual. This is the only way, Rev. angel believes, we will “flip the switch” in people’s hearts so […]

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Michele Bombardier

Michele Bombardier | Maiden voyage

The power went out during his birth. One midwife held the flashlight while the other sewed me up, infection set in, pain, fever requiring bedrest and surgery, still I knew, it was glory, full glory handed to me, a star on a platter, the most precious memory of my life I hold.   Weeks later on a Tuesday afternoon, stroller maiden voyage, first venture out, blinking like my baby at […]

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Rabbi Michael Lerner

Rabbi Michael Lerner | The Jewish response to injustice

Jewish theology holds that there is a karmic order, so that evil actions will not always run the world. Justice and compassion are both essential to the survival of the planet.  Unlike many religions that focus on individual sinners and imagine that they will be punished in some future not currently verifiable—for example in a heaven or hell after life, or in a reincarnation in some form that provides rewards […]

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