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 […]

Can God Work through Corrupt Spiritual Teachers?

BY HARV BISHOP There is no shortage of teachers with profound messages who have stumbled or worse. What do we do with the teachings that come through flawed vessels? “The teacher is inseparable from the teachings,” a respected esoteric thinker recently wrote on Facebook. If their lives don’t match their ideals, the teachings are worthless. […]

No Separation

What does Oneness Mean in a Time of Political Division

BY TIM BOTTA The idea that we are becoming more and more divided and polarized is in the air as the differences between us seem to grow and we are alienated from each other. Some, perhaps alarmists, speculate that worldwide civil conflict is imminent. Is it the destiny of our species to become further divided? […]

Holy Ghosts – A Spiritual Look at the Paranormal

Living with Things that Go Bump in The Night

BY HARV BISHOP Imagine children’s toys turning themselves off and on at odd hours, strange noises in the attic and shadowy, ethereal figures in your home. Then imagine that the epicenter of all this apparently paranormal activity is your small child’s bedroom. It sounds like the latest Hollywood ghost movie, but author and book editor […]

Why Spiritual People Need to Vote

Sounds True founder Tami Simon calls for us to 'serve the needs of our times'

BY TAMI SIMON, Founder & Publisher, Sounds True Are you a United States citizen, and if so, are you registered and planning to vote in the upcoming Presidential election? I am asking this question because I care deeply about people voting on November 8th. I am writing this note specifically to you—to someone who is […]