All posts from Annie Mueller

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How to Get Rich Spiritually: Is it Quality or Quantity?

How can you get rich? Normally, you would think you need more of something, more money, more cars, more high heels. But what matters when it comes to our spiritual connections, our service to God and others, our stewardship of the earth, and the care of our own souls? Do we need more of something […]

August 11th

Christian Mystics Seek God in Nature

Last EdenKeeper explored the relationship between Jewish mysticism, or Kabbalah, and nature. But mysticism isn’t confined only to Judaism. Mystics have been part of the Christian tradition since before Christianity was formalized enough to have official traditions. In other words, since the very infancy of Christianity. Mystics in Christian History The emphasis upon a mystical […]

July 28th

Why Going Green Is Good for My Family’s Spirit

I should have known we would end up here, but for almost a decade I managed to keep it well below the surface of my conscious mind. When my husband brought it up as a possibility, I had plenty of arguments. Good ones: we’re not good at home improvement projects; we’re too busy; we have […]

July 7th

What Our Children Can Teach Us About Nature

Children are willing to receive. Our kids, unburdened by social impositions, accept the gifts of nature matter-of-factly. The tree to climb, the mulberries to eat, the cool water to wash dirty feet, the fascinating bug — they are all accepted, without any self-consciousness or hesitation. Children understand, in a way that we adults tend to […]

June 6th

How to Let Go of Environmental Fear

You’re jogging and a rattlesnake sidles out along the path. You’re in your car in the middle of nowhere when the clouds gather low and the radio blasts in with a tornado warning. You’re in the doctor’s office waiting for the results of a biopsy. You’re watching a video, seeing a giant iceberg shrink, a […]

May 28th