Meant to Answer God’s Call

I just received this beautiful prayer by Archbishop Desmond Tutu from Lama Surya Das. If you don’t believe in God, you can substitute words like buddhanature, the cosmos, the universe, or the higher power. In any case, we are called into the midst of human suffering. This is the role of the bodhisattva – to […]

What is the Spiritual Life?

In the Spring, 2013 issue of Inquiring Mind, Pico Iyer was asked, “What is the spiritual life?” Part of Pico Iyer’s answer was, “…my sense (or prejudice) has always been that a spiritual life is whatever brings the clarity and stillness, the sharpened awareness of the mountaintop into the rush and confusion and congestion of […]

Emergence of Consciousness

This video is a continuation of my previous post, A Chance For Peace. This one is about the emergence of consciousness and interbeing. Interbeing is a way of saying that “All things in the universe are connected and like never before.” We are all part of the global community. Some of the people featured in this […]

Desmond Tutu Speaks Out For Climate Change

The situation with climate change is getting rather desperate. As shown last Thursday, Harrison Ford and Don Cheadle are also very concerned about climate change. See What Do Harrison Ford And Don Cheadle Know That We Should. Now Desmond Tutu speaks out for climate change. He thinks we need an anti-apartheid style of boycott of […]

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