Wednesday, June 15, 2011


Rumi And The Way of the Spiritual Lover, Divorce Mediation: A More Spiritual Approach to Divorce, An Effort to Foster Tolerance in Religion…

Today’s Inspiration:


Keith Barry shows us how our brains can fool our bodies — in a trick that works via podcast too. Then he involves the audience in some jaw-dropping (and even a bit dangerous) feats of brain magic.

Spirituality News & Posts:

1. Kabir Helminski: Rumi And The Way of the Spiritual Lover
“One way that perspective might be summed up is to say that Rumi saw everything in existence as continually revealing the Beauty, Generosity, Intelligence, Grace and Love of the Divine Being. Rumi was awestruck, gobsmacked, blissfully intoxicated with this love-drenched Oneness. Gradually, Rumi also regained a sobriety expansive enough to contain this ecstatic intoxication and in the course of his life left us a literary legacy that has earned him the title “the Shakespeare of mystics.”

2. Rebecca Nelson: Divorce Mediation: A More Spiritual Approach to Divorce
“Making a decision to end a marriage is one of the most difficult and stressful decisions anyone can make in their lifetime. …processing a divorce with the services of a mental health professional may also unravel a spiritual component (if done correctly) thus making this difficult process more spiritual with a less destructive emotional outcome.”

3. The New York Times: An Effort to Foster Tolerance in Religion
“Interfaith activism could be a cause on college campuses, [Eboo Patel] argued, as much “a norm” as the environmental or women’s rights movements, as ambitious as Teach for America. The crucial ingredient was to gather students of different religions together not just to talk, he said, but to work together to feed the hungry, tutor children or build housing.”


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