When All Our Problems Disappear

When people think about the future, at least in many of the progressive circles that I move in, do you know what they think about? Gloom and doom. Generally, our collective future is imagined in relationship t...

When God Falls Out Of The Sky

In the second decade of the 21st century, God is no longer “up there” ready to save us. Until very recently, that creative principle was something that we would ask for help from. But I believe we have reached...

Karma Free Sex

Sex. What a compelling topic! As a spiritual teacher, whether I’m giving a lecture or leading a retreat, whenever the subject comes up, a very particular form of focused attention immediately takes over the ro...

Do We Need Faith To Believe In Progress?

What if our mystics, enlightened ones, and great religious traditions incorporated the “good news” of progress into their perennial teachings of timeless wisdom? Maybe then they could inspire us not to fear the future, but to be even more deeply, spiritually motivated to create a better future.