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Characteristics of Spiritual Experience – William James

“A paradise of inward tranquility seems to be faith’s usual result… The transition from tenseness, self-responsibility, and worry, to equanimity, receptivity, and peace, is the most wonderful of all those shiftings of inner equilibrium, those changes of personal centre of … Continue reading

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Albert Einstein – God’s Gift to the Creationists?

“Only one thing must be remembered: there is no effect without a cause, and there is no lawlessness in creation… The basic laws of the universe are simple, but because our senses are limited, we can’t grasp them. There is … Continue reading

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Spiritual by Nature: How Solar Energy Animates Life

Spirit (noun) \ˈspir-ət\ : 1) the force within a person that is believed to give the body life, energy, and power, 2) the inner quality or nature of a person, 3) soul, spiritual self. Does modern Western science provide support for … Continue reading

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Being a Buddha: Transcending the Idea of Self/Other

“More important than identification with a religion is to live the teachings― to focus on being peaceful, loving, joyful, generous, grateful, mindful and kind. To “be the change,” as Gandhi put it, transcending the conceptual categories and divisions in our heads.” When Western … Continue reading

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