Spirituality & Health Magazine

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By:
Julie Peters
You can’t think and feel at the same time. One of my yoga teachers, Nico Luce, said this in a class the other day, and it’s one of the sweetest, simplest, and most poignant sentences I’ve heard in a while. Yoga is important to me for a lot of reasons, but one of the main reasons I fell in love with...
By:
Eve Hogan
Dear Eve I’m needing help, badly. I’m a 29-year-old male whose wedding was just called off by his 25-year-old former fiancée. We’ve been together physically for two years. The first year we lived apart as we met online and lived in different states. About seven months ago, I asked her to marry me...
By:
Rabbi Rami Shapiro
I’m not wealthy, nor did I ever think I would be, but I always felt I should have more money then I do. Now I know why I don’t: I’m not pretty. According to University of Texas economist Daniel Hamermesh in Why Attractive People Are More Successful , pretty people average $230,000 more in earnings...
By:
Fleda Brown
In this week’s discussion at our local meditation group, we finished up Chapter 4 in Goldstein’s One Dharma , the sections on prayer and on doubt. These generated a lot of interest, especially since many of the group are former Catholics who grew up with the rosary and other liturgical prayers...
By:
Rabbi Rami Shapiro
I love watching television. I find it both entertaining and educational. Just the other day I was watching a commercial for gold-plated faux $50 coins and learned that by buying today I could “avoid disappointment and future regret.” Now that is something worth knowing! Disappoint happens when I...
By:
Eve Hogan
Dear Eve, I am writing to ask how common it is for people to encounter problems with old relationships interfering with new relationships. I am a woman in my late 40′s who was involved with a man who had recently ended a relationship with another woman. He had very little contact with her for six...
By:
Rabbi Rami Shapiro
“I would waterboard 1,000 terrorists to save one American life.” That’s what the bumper sticker read on the Ford Bronco driving in front of me this afternoon. It was a compelling confession. I couldn’t help wondering if it were true. Based on the other stickers the truck carried, I wondered if the...
By:
Rabbi Rami Shapiro
Are you afraid of God? Millions of Americans seem to be. Their fear is tied to their belief in eternal damnation in Hell. The Hebrew Bible, the Christian Old Testament, knows nothing about this. For the early Hebrews, everyone suffered the same fate: We all went to Sheol , a lifeless place similar...

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