Do You REALLY Hate When No One Understands You?

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Could the spiritual tasks of adolescence and young adulthood be incomplete?

Has Religion Become a Taboo Subject?

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Sitting in church awaiting the still common Sunday service, I cannot help notice the dwindling numbers and lacking newcomers, and ponder possible reasons why.

Don’t be so Spiritual That You’re no Earthly Good

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“Spirituality isn’t about believing in God and then going around trying to prove the God of your understanding exists.” -Anthony Goulet

Back Pain, Stress, and Prayer: A New Perspective on Healing

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Cynthia Barnett explores the idea of prayer for healing back pain.

My Wife Tells Me 10 Things I Do That Make Her Happy

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Steven Lake interviews his wife to find out what he does that makes her happy. There were some surprises.

He’s Probably My Favorite Author. His Bestselling Book? The Razor’s Edge

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Jesse Kornbluth reviews W. Somerset Maugham’s novel.

Vulnerability is Sexy

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Intimacy Expert Allana Pratt is here to take our knowledge of conscious relationships to the next level. Today we talk vulnerability.

How The ‘Silent Treatment’ Can Help Couples Grow Closer

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Bex vanKoot and her husband went on a ten day silent retreat. What they came home with was far from what Bex was expecting.

You Can’t Push the River

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Men are often taught that we can create whatever we want; that we only need a strong enough will to make things happen. Perhaps we can. But at what cost? That’s a question we rarely ask.

Reflections of a Catholic at a Congregationalist Church Camp: ‘We Are All Aliens”

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Ethan Keller describes his time as a counselor at a Congregationalist camp, and the impact that had on his life.

Here’s What You Need to Know About Hell

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Seminary graduate N. C. Harrison discusses the enduring concept of hell.

Education is a Gift, But For What Specific Purpose?

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With his graduation from college, Raoul Wieland finds himself somewhat adrift and looking for direction.

To My Fathers

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Thank you for roads walked together, for the strength and the safety of relationships where admitting failure is OK, where humility and gentleness are prized over macho denial and posturing.

Father/Son Adventures and the Glory of The California Dipsea Trail

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While out exploring with my son, we came across a pleasant surprise.

Why I Am Proud To Be My Father’s Daughter And How I Almost Lost My Life As A Result

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An unexpected ‘cardiac event’ brought with it a major wake up call for Edie Weinstein, that her inherited workaholic tendencies could have ended this incarnation.

The Greatest Lie Ever Told: Pain, Masculinity & the Spiritual Path

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Ryan Kuja makes an inquiry into the connections between spiritual and emotional suffering and our path to transformation.