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My Homage And My Pledge

I pay homage today to a larger than life phenomenon knowing that my words would fail to fully convey what I am feeling.

On this 90th Birthday of Sri Sathya Sai Baba, I offer my humble tribute to the tireless efforts of a Loving Divinity that walked on this earth physically for 85 years.  646 more words

Practical Spirituality

Cleanliness Leads to Divinity

Does your home look like a tornado ran through it?

Perhaps, it’s my puritan upbringing coming through since I was raised as a Lutheran when I say that cleanliness and orderliness helps us reach our spiritual goals. 804 more words

Vantage Point

Click! There I was in the beautiful aquarium in Outer Banks, North Carolina. The atmosphere was amazingly peaceful, and was a great escape from the hustle and bustle of my normal routine. 1,109 more words


Mundane Metaphysics (everyday magic)

So often when people discover metaphysics they latch on to the idea of finding their soulmate or some other dreamy cause. Or they think metaphysics provides an avenue for continually being in bliss which is just another way of using spirituality as an addiction or escapism. 651 more words


Relationship or Concept?

Do you have a relationship with God or simply a concept (abstract knowledge) of who God is? It is too easy to go through our daily lives without living life spiritually. 1,257 more words


Shining the Light with AYC in Washington, D.C.

We’re ecstatic to have Kaylee Ekstrom sharing her AYC experiences with us today. Over the summer, Kaylee joined a group of AYCers determined to make a positive difference in Washington D.C. 941 more words


A Rant Against Halloween | Am I Alone?

I know there’s a better than decent chance that if anyone actually reads this post, I’ll catch some flack. Oh well…I’ve been subjected to the questions about my costume (the lack thereof), the incredulity on the faces of coworkers as I’ve explained why my daughter isn’t dressing up, and immeasurable Halloween related awkwardness in the past few days. 360 more words