Letting Go Of Resistance: A Constant Rebirth with Guy Finley

Finley tells us that on a day to day basis our lives are a kind of “constant hopping from one identity to another.” He describes this as the location from which we are operating. He suggests we ask ourselves the question: Are we choosing the location of fear and anxiety, which supports knee-jerk reactions, or one of mindfulness and a tuning into our true nature? He further intimates that when anxiety becomes our guide it is “not our true nature; it is a reaction that belongs to our past.” And it is always “preceded by resistance.” Paradoxically, rather than a bad thing, resistance itself can have meaning and purpose.
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Building A Conscious Money Strategy with Patricia Aburdene

When it comes to money, we all want to learn to make better choices and do it more often. Patricia Aburdene, tells us that “money is the power of human consciousness in motion.”  She also goes on to say, as we choose the path of conscious money, we know decisively that finance, while still important, takes second place to the consciousness that creates it and the values that guide it. She points out that as the old economic system continues to crumble we all yearn for new global systems that better match the current state of human evolution and better deliver
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Integral Philosophy And Evolution with Steve McIntosh

Integral philosopher McIntosh says the way to approach truth is threefold: science, philosophy, and spirituality. He says, “[W]e know that the scientific, the philosophical, and the spiritual are three authentic and irreducible approaches to truth because there are three kinds of human experience. There’s the sensory experience, upon which science is based. There’s the experience of relationships and meanings that we come to through philosophy, and then there’s the spiritual experience which can’t be reduced to either of those two. In an attempt to try to harmonize science and spirituality without trying to conflate one into the other, philosophy has
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A Wild And Laughing God with Tessa Bielecki

Have you ever imagined Jesus laughing? Tessa Bielecki has. She also reminds us that he was the one who made sure there was plenty of wine at that wedding party we’ve heard so much about. A lifelong Christian monastic who now lives in a cabin in the desert, she loves to share her vision of the wildness in Jesus, God, and spirituality in general, and will inspire you to bring a fresh, playful, spacious approach to your relationship to the divine. She points out that while modern Christianity has grown terribly dull, the truth is that, “God is like a tsunami.
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Spiritual Beings In A Material World with Charles Tart, Ph.D.

“We have this spiritual nature but it’s being denied, and we hurt at some level because of that. Even scientists have this spiritual nature but it’s being denied. So spiritual people and scientists both say, ‘Isn’t the universe wonderful and complex and infinite and beautiful. Let’s be friends.’ That’s nice, but it ignores the fundamental conflict, and materialism says that spirituality is basically all a lot of crap. We’re not facing that root conflict, and that’s what’s got to be faced.” Facing that conflict, and bringing the reality of human spirituality into the public discourse is the work and the
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True Transformation Is An Inside Job with Isha Judd

We are often trapped in the matrix of our intellect telling ourselves that we are victims of circumstances: it’s the economy, it’s my upbringing, it’s my job, my co-workers. Judd says, “[T]his moment is the only moment you can change and this moment defines your future moments. So when I focus on praise, love, gratitude, and giving . . . I create more of that.  If you are focusing on what is wrong, what is missing, or what’s in lack, it is inevitable that you keep creating that.” She reminds us to be vigilant in choosing love over fear as we create
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