Category Archives: spirituality

The Creation of the “Other” (and thoughts on war and violence)

Hate, conflict, hostility and war… where does it all come from? I can’t help but read the headlines in all the news about North Korea and their nuclear threats–y’know, war propoganda and rhetoric. So where does all of this come … Continue reading

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The Truth About Homelessness

I worked for over a year at North America’s largest homeless shelter for an employment training program. It’s definitely on the right track to helping out the homeless in a holistic way. It was a hell of an experience and … Continue reading

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How to Find and Follow your Passion or Calling

Most of us go through points in our lives where we don’t know what to do next. Perhaps you just finished school, broke up with your significant other, lost your job, or are at some other major crossroads in your … Continue reading

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Buddhist Meditation: Individual Love is Greater Love

Lesser love is greater love, individual love is universal love. Below is an explanation and a meditation exercise to help you feel universal love for all beings. It’s a rare thing for me to be touched by a movie nowadays … Continue reading

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Fear (Panic Attacks)

I let it wash over me like a cold shower. The feeling I knew all too well by now, the fear that creeps into my bones. It starts as a hot flash of heat that floods my body, the tingle … Continue reading

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I Saved a Life Today

I saved a life today. Albeit that of “just a worm” – something we hold as having little to zero value due to the fact that it has limited, if any, cognitive ability, its lack of financial worth and perhaps … Continue reading

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Can We Change Others?

Something that many of us often deal with is our want to change others. Is it possible? To what extent? This article is based on my own experiences and can’t be a catch-all solution for all situations. If you want … Continue reading

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