Knowing Oneness

If I could be granted the fulfillment of one wish it would be that all humans would know their oneness in Christ, and through this, their oneness with everything that exists. Quite possibly other things spring to mind… Continue Reading »

The Gift of Awakening

I wonder if you have noticed how much of life you go through as a sleep walker on autopilot. The central message of spirituality is that we need to stay awake and we need to learn to see…. Continue Reading »

Practicing Presence

Recently I met a colleague who, discovering that I had closed my clinical psychology practice, asked me what I was doing. I told her I was practicing presence. This was a bit of a cheeky reply because obviously… Continue Reading »

Brokenness and Wholeness

This is the second of a 4-part interview of me by Dr. Jackie Stinton – a psychologist and spiritual director who lives in Calgary. Watch for further instalments of this wide-ranging interview to be published here over the course of 2016…. Continue Reading »

Culture, Faith and Identity: An Interview

Martin Brokenleg, OSBCn, is one of the wisest people I know. He is a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe and practices the culture of his Lakota people. He holds a doctorate in psychology, is a graduate of… Continue Reading »

Evolutionary Spirituality

Recently someone wrote me and said that since my last couple of books were full of talk of becoming and unfolding, he was beginning to sense a lurking presence of evolutionary theology. Apparently he thought this was a… Continue Reading »

Heartfulness

Interest in meditation has introduced many in the West to an extremely valuable spiritual practice – mindfulness. However, there is another closely related practice that I think is at least important but needs more attention and understanding. I… Continue Reading »

Christmas: Not all Peace and Joy!

It is hard not to be glib when wishing people season’s greetings if you realize how many people know nothing of the peace and joy that popular culture suggests should abound at this time of year. For many,… Continue Reading »

Settling for Too Little

The reasons Christianity has become irrelevant to the spiritual quest of many people in the West are complex.  They begin, however, with the fact that being a good Christian is not the same as being on a spiritual… Continue Reading »