Faith that Works

Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do …

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Touch of Grey*

“It’s very simple. As you grow, you learn more. If you stayed at twenty-two, you’d always be as ignorant as you were at twenty-two. Aging is not just decay, you know. It’s growth. It’s more than the negative that you’re going to die, it’s also the positive that you understand you’re going to die, and …

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I died. Then I went to Starbucks.

“He is terribly afraid of dying because he hasn’t yet lived.”  ― Franz Kafka On Saturday, March 2, Kadam Morten Clausen, Resident Teacher at at Kadampa Meditation Center New York City taught a couple hundred people, including yours truly, how to die. Oh, yeah! Those Buddhists sure know how to have a good time! As if …

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I’m giving my new book away for free!

I am delighted to announce that my book, Faith without Labels: a Guide to Eclectic Spirituality, is now available as a Kindle ebook! Faith without Labels: a Guide to Eclectic Spirituality is a self-help book and workbook designed to introduce spiritual “Seekers” to eclectic spirituality, "A highly individualized spiritual belief system composed of selected elements …

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2017 Post-Mortem Review

I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You're doing things you've never done before, and more importantly, you're doing something. -- Neil Gaiman Last year, instead of …

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