Luminita Saviuc, Purpose Fairy
“In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.” ~ Tom Bodett
Life has a very interesting way of teaching us many of the many things we need to learn, don’t … More
Young man, be aware of these four good-hearted friends: the helper, the friend who endures in good times and bad, the mentor, and the compassionate friend.
The helper can be identified by four things: by protecting you when you are vulnerable, and likewise your wealth, being a refuge … More
Peter Russell, Spirit of Now
The building where I used to run a meditation group was on the same street as a fire station. One could almost guarantee that sometime during the meditation a fire engine would come rushing past, sirens wailing. Not surprisingly, people would afterwards complain. … More
Christina Sarich, Staff Writer
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three things are your greatest treasures. ~ Lao Tzu
Is your life worth more than a fancy car, the latest smart phone, a big house, and a fat paycheck every month? Consider that … More
Steve Pavlina, Guest Writer
How do you discover your real purpose in life? I’m not talking about your job, your daily responsibilities, or even your long-term goals. I mean the real reason why you’re here at all — the very reason you exist.
Perhaps you’re a … More
Z, Contributing Writer
1. You are an advocate for changing fear, as opposed to fearing change
By transforming fear into courage, you understand that power is merely a stopgap that must be expiated, lest it corrupt absolutely. For any action to count as courageous it must first … More
Belsebuub, Guest Writer
The largest study in the world on NDEs to date is currently underway. It is a three year study, with one year to go. It’s taking place in the UK and US, and is studying cardiac arrest patients to see if those who are clinically … More
Being aware of dying does not mean fearing it but realising that it’s a part of the renewal process of the universe.
Death is not a subject we often think about or are even comfortable talking about. In fact, a number of contemporary sociologists believe that despite widespread … More
Chris Bourne, Openhand Contributor
Sometimes that’s what it takes
When you look back on your life, the trials the tribulations, the challenges and opportunities, you’ll probably notice the really big occasions hung finely balanced on the feather edge of uncertainty. On one side is the abyss of some … More