What New Thought Can Learn From Seer Edgar Cayce

An interview with Mitch Horowitz and an excerpt from Mind As Builder

Edgar Cayce (1877-1945) was a southern Christian who became a widely known trance channel whose teachings helped birth the alternative spirituality movement. New Thought historian Mitch Horowitz’s recent book Mind As Builder explores the relationship between Cayce and New Thought teachings. I recently caught up with Mitch to ask about Cayce and New Thought. Following our Q […]

What Does New Thought Say About War?

With a heavy heart and prayers for the victims of the latest terror attack in London, we re-present Mitch Horowitz’s exploration of what positive-mind metaphysics says about war and defense. As it turns out, quite a a bit. Mitch’s original post is below.  By MITCH HOROWITZ Is there a role for positive-mind metaphysics during periods […]

Confessions of a Revenge Porn Addict

Turning Your S**t List Into Your Forgiveness List Part 1

By HARV BISHOP I love revenge porn. By that I mean fantasies about getting even for slights and wrongs. There are some people I would like to see fail. And fail on an epic scale. I consider myself a spiritual person, but as you might have guessed, I struggle with forgiveness. I hold grudges. People, […]

You Know the Importance of Forgiveness, But Did You Realize it has to Include Your Parents?

BY CONOR MACCORMACK In the beloved original Star Wars trilogy Luke Skywalker, in forgiving the sins of his fallen father Darth Vader, fulfills in a profound way the Biblical injunction to “Honor your father and mother” (Exodus 20:12).  While it may serve to make compelling cinema, does Luke’s act of mercy hold any practical value for […]

How We Made It Back from the Toughest Year of Our Lives (and you can too)

BY DIANE AND HARV BISHOP Last year we were knocked flat to the floor by what we in New Thought love to dress up as “challenges.” In this case, a life-threatening health situation was resolved in late summer only to be followed shortly after by an unexpected lay off. It was heartbreaking. Let’s get real. […]

Success and the Law of Cycles

BY MITCH HOROWITZ The following piece is adapted from Mitch’s latest book, The Miracle of a Definite Chief Aim (Gildan Press/Hachette). There is a special power to going about your business carefully, meticulously, and unceasingly—persevering at the work that is uniquely your own.  Life is composed of cycles and when a cycle of opportunity reaches […]

How Self-Doubt Can Point to Your Infinite Worth

BY HARV BISHOP I always intellectually believed that God was everywhere present. Whenever someone would remind me of that my wise-ass response was that the Creator had obviously forgotten some parts of New Jersey. But if I had been honest with myself I would have added myself along with New Jersey. I saw myself as […]