Tuesday, June 28, 2011


Seekers Explore Alternative Paths to God, Meditation: A Portal to a New Dimension, Transformation Is Compatible with the Heart of Science…

You are beautiful! ~The SBNR Team

Today’s Teaching:


“In discovering the healing power of emptiness, we sense that everything is interwined in a continuous movement, arising in certain forms that we call bodies or thoughts or feelings, and then dissolving or changing into new forms.”

From: A Path with Heart:
A Guide Through the Perils and Promises of Spiritual Life

By Jack Kornfield

Spirituality News & Posts:

1. Bob Smietana: Seekers Explore Alternative Paths to God
“The event was aimed at the spiritual but not religious crowd — people who want to explore alternative ways to connect to God. Some, like Dombrowski, grew up in traditional churches but didn’t find spiritual satisfaction there. “No one ever tells you how to care for your soul,” Dombrowski said.”

2. Andrew Z. Cohen: Meditation: A Portal to a New Dimension
“When you go deeply into the meditative state, your awareness detaches itself from the thought-stream. Then your identification with emotion, memory, time and body begins to fall away. You become aware of something very mysterious.”

3. Krista Tippett: Transformation Is Compatible with the Heart of Science
“Richard Davidson has studied Matthieu Ricard’s brain. His body of work in brain imaging has helped shape the young field of neuroscience. And it shines a new light on elemental understandings of human character, mental and emotional health, and moral development across the life span.”

4. Elizabeth Drescher: God’s Chosen Tweeters?
“Social media fans were all atwitter last week about a new report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project, “Social Networking Sites and Our Lives.” The most pronounced finding across all social networking sites (SNS) was that active social networking participation does not, as is commonly opined, result in social isolation or a lack of relational intimacy.”


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