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The Power of Praise and Worship – Part Two

It has become a common practice (unfortunately) to bash religion these days. Certainly religion as it has been practiced is far from perfect and there are many criticisms that can be made - but the attacks are way overdone. All one needs to do is contrast the...

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The Power of Praise and Worship – Part One

It is interesting that in every religious tradition down through the ages, praise and worship, plays a central role. The specific forms of worship and praise are different in the different traditions, the words are different, the songs are different, the rituals are different - but the...

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What is Meditation? – Part Two

Why is meditation important? The problems that humans face in their daily lives - and that the world as a whole faces - and there are plethoras of names and labels for these things - come from the disconnected human mind. The disconnected human mind - often called...

what is meditation

What is Meditation? – Part One

Though talking about meditation, or writing about meditation is NOT meditation - not the experience of it. Still, it is good to have a good map - a good intellectual understanding - of what we are doing and the scientific basis for what we do. Neither is meditation...

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More Thoughts on Nietzsche

I didn’t understand the high passions that Nietzsche evokes until I read “The Genealogy of Morals”. Up until that point, if you read “Thus Spake Zarathustra”, “The Anti-Christ”, “Twilight of the Idols”, “Beyond Good and Evil” “Ecce Homo” you only sense an “equal opportunity” basher. He destroys all...

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Tithing as Financial Therapy

For those on the spiritual path Tithing - giving 10% of your income to charity or those in need - is an established custom. It is biblical. It says so in the good book. But the good book doesn’t explain the science behind this practice. It either...

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Understanding Eclipse Phenomena

We are in the throes of a Solar Eclipse as I write this and typically, we hear of all kinds of explosive life changing kinds of events. Over the past 10 days I’ve had phone calls (more than a few) of people diagnosed with malignant cancers. In...

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Some Thoughts on Nietzsche

I’ve been binge reading Nietzsche of late. No reason for it. Just an overpowering urge which I have learned never to deny. These are messages from spirit. Stop what you’re doing and follow the urge. No question that he is one of the great geniuses of the...

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Your Personal Horoscope 2019 by Joseph Polansky

'Your Personal Horoscope 2019' by Joseph Polansky is now available on Amazon. Your complete one-volume guide to the year 2019. This fantastic and in-depth book includes month-by-month forecasts for every sign and all you need to know to find out what is in store for you in...