Casual Spirituality

If the term “casual spirituality” makes you pause, odds are good you are either appalled or intrigued. Appalled because spirituality is a sacred subject that requires devotion and dedication and commitment; intrigued because, in today’s culture, spirituality has a lot of different meanings and you are, at the very least, curious. … Read More

AA And Belief

The Inner Balance™ wave is about “finding a deeper meaning”.  One of the times when this resonates the strongest is with questions of faith.  And one of the times this really comes in to focus is when someone admits they … Read More

Virtual Church

In previous generations, people went to church to keep in touch with their friends, socialize, and yes, practice their faith. Now? For millenials, the generation between 18 and 30, many are now going to the Internet to find God, get religious, or move past religion to something more meaningful. … Read More

Home Sweet Ashram

As the economy twists and turns, Hindu hermitages are finding that people are seeking them out not only as a place to go for a week of meditation, but also as a place to live. One ashram in Honesdale, Penn., charges $3,000 a year to live there in addition to working in the kitchen. … Read More

Scientology Gets a Makeover

New Scientology Commerical: Life To be brutally honest, I don’t believe little aliens living inside of me would be essential to better “know myself”, or certainly not helpful to those on some spiritual journey. But who are we to judge … Read More