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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

Engaged Buddhism? What’s That?

Engaged Buddhism is defined by Wikipedia as “… Buddhists who are seeking ways to apply the insights from meditation practice and dharma teachings to situations of social, political, environmental, and economic suffering and injustice.”  Some would argue that such engagement with the world was not part of the Buddha’s original teachings. This may be technically true. After all, 2,500 years ago the world was a […]

July 25th

God Says You Should Enjoy the Long Weekend

In the United States, many of us are looking forward to the upcoming long, holiday weekend. Yes, we’re celebrating the Fourth of July and our independence from Great Britain, but we’re also celebrating our independence from the daily grind — a chance to rest. And because the holiday falls in the early days of summer, […]

July 3rd

The Baha’i Faith and Its Connection to the Environment

More than 2000 years ago, when idol-worship was the common practice, the prophet Abraham introduced the members of his community to the concept of a single God. Later, Zoroaster influenced his group of followers to worship one God. Those are two examples of spiritual teachers, men who changed the beliefs of a segment of mankind. […]

May 28th