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 […]

The Lost Wisdom of a New Thought Pioneer

Prosperity Comes From Serving the Highest Good of All

BY MARYJANE OSA Annie Rix Militz, like Napoleon Hill and Norman Vincent Peale, believed in the power of thought to bring a person’s dreams of material success into reality. Her vision diverged from later positive thinking, however, in its embrace of a collective good as an important part of an individual’s prosperity. Happy are the […]

3 Reasons the Alt-Right is Using Positive Thinking to Reshape Your World (and 3 big reasons to say Hell No)

BY HARV BISHOP How did the racist Alt-Right morph the truism “Change your thinking, change your life” into “Change your thinking, change your country, persecute your neighbor?” Elements of the Alt-Right believe that the power of positive thinking helped to elect Donald Trump and make no mistake: they are pursuing mind power to shape the […]

Shine a Light to Eclipse Darkness

BY STEVE WALLING Harv Bishop’s blog, “New Thought’s Darth Vader Move”, about the far right appropriating New Thought practices shows that these people mistake the tool — the power of thought — for the larger philosophy that guides the use of the tool such as a hammer. However just having a hammer — in this […]

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. […]

Fight Trumpism with Love as the Weapon

What to do on V-Day

On Valentine’s Day an interfaith movement is rising up across the USA and around the world and declaring that revolutionary love is the call of our times. Moral resistance, they say, must be grounded in love. Adyashanti once told me activism needs to based on what we love, not what we fear. This is a […]

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? […]