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FORTY-FIVE YEARS IS JUST A START: Q&A with author Max Reif on his spiritual journey with Meher Baba

Max Reif is the author of Toward an Interior Sun, recently published by The Mindful Word. Below are his in-depth answers to eight questions we […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindfulword.org]...
by The Mindful Word on Dec 5, 2016

GENERIC SPIRITUALITY: The primal knowing of the truth of love that resides at the core of every human being

No matter the product, I always opt for generic if it’s available. Why should I pay more to have my oatmeal subjected to more processing […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindfulword.org]...
by The Mindful Word on Aug 23, 2016

TRANSCENDING CULTURE: From separation to oneness                                                                  

In the 1988 Presidential election year I found myself employed as the campaign manager of a friend of mine who was running for President of the U.S. under the banner of the Human Party, an alternative party he founded that was designed to embrace peo...
by The Mindful Word on Apr 12, 2016

ENGAGED BUDDHA: Dispelling the myth of the non-relational Buddha

The following article is excerpted from Time to Stand Up: An Engaged Buddhist Manifesto for our Earth by Thanissara. A silent, non-relational Buddha is a […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindful...
by The Mindful Word on Sep 9, 2015

Understand Ahimsa to Know What it Really Means to “Do No Harm”

Ahimsa is a Sanskrit word meaning “do no harm.” It’s an important virtue in Indian spirituality, such as Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Yoga, and was a strong […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living...
by The Mindful Word on Aug 20, 2015

FULFILLING MISSION: A personal story of a life of service

It was his passion for service that allowed the legendary Arthur of old to draw the sword Excalibur out of the marble stone and anvil […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindfulword.org]...
by The Mindful Word on Apr 25, 2015

YOU ARE THE ANSWER TO GOD’S PRAYER”: The Meaning of Prayer and Reflection

by: Larry Krantz A prayer is defined as: a reverent petition made to God, while a petition asks for something, beseeches or implores. Prayers offer […] The post YOU ARE THE ANSWER TO GOD’S PRAYER”: The Meaning of Prayer and Reflection appea...
by The Mindful Word on Sep 9, 2013

YOU ARE THE ANSWER TO GOD’S PRAYER”: The Meaning of Prayer and Reflection

by: Larry Krantz A prayer is defined as: a reverent petition made to God, while a petition asks for something, beseeches or implores. Prayers offer […] The post YOU ARE THE ANSWER TO GOD’S PRAYER”: The Meaning of Prayer and Reflection appea...
by The Mindful Word on Sep 9, 2013

BELIEVE NOTHING: 10 teachings from the Kalama Sutta to defend against intellectual dependence

All people in the world, including the Thai people, are now in the same situation as were the Kalama people of Kesaputtanigama, India, during the [...] The post BELIEVE NOTHING: 10 teachings from the Kalama Sutta to defend against intellectual depend...
by The Mindful Word on Jul 4, 2013

A MINDFUL NATION: Rep. Tim Ryan relates his experience with mindfulness practice and how to realign the mind with the heart

It was cold and grey outside as I walked by the bottom of an imposing mountain. It felt as though fall had turned into winter in just a few hours. Snow was falling on my face as I walked... The post A MINDFUL NATION: Rep. Tim Ryan relates his experi...
by The Mindful Word on Feb 27, 2013


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