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On the Equinox I attended a lovely wedding for two dear friends of mine. Their relationship was tried and tested over and over again, sometimes from internal forces, and sometimes from external forces.
Sometimes the Husband’s ego gets the best of him and he acts in a way that is less than divine. Sometimes the Wife’s emotions get the best of her and she lashes out when she doesn’t feel seen.
A Quaker minister is someone who is recognised for having a particular gift for ministry. The nature and role of Quaker ministers can vary significantly between different branches or yearly meetings of the Quaker tradition. Some Quaker meetings are programmed. These meetings look a great deal like protestant or evangelical services. You may find singing, a sermon, and and pastoral guidance given from the minister to the congregation. These meetings are most in keeping with the original Quaker...
As this is a personal blog as much as it’s an educational one, I’ve decided to start doing these weekly roundups where I share things I have recently read, laughed at, or otherwise enjoyed. Perhaps you’ll get some enjoyment out of these as well.
Mary Dyer, a name now synonymous with religious freedom and the price of conscience, was a Quaker woman who, in the face of oppression, stood tall against the theocratic regime of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Executed in 1660 by the Puritans for her religious beliefs, Dyer's legacy is one of conviction and fearlessness. Born in England around 1611, Mary's early life remains somewhat shrouded in mystery. It wasn’t until she and her husband, William Dyer, migrated to the New World in the early...
The Religious Society of Friends, more commonly known as Quakers, originated in the mid-17th century in England during a period of religious and political turmoil. The emergence can be seen as a reaction to the established Church and its practices, which many believed had strayed far from the teachings of Christ.
Our movement’s founder, George Fox, had a series of religious experiences in which he felt a direct communion with God, leading him to believe that each individual could have a personal relationship with the divine without the need for intermediaries such as clergy.
Letting your brain run wild is a recipe for misery. In this podcast episode I guide you through a training to help you release your automatic thoughts.
In this episode I get personal. I discuss how life’s unpredictability has thrown me for a curveball, how I have to readjust my expectations, and how to better manage my mind for the trials ahead.
In this bonus episode I teach you how to expand your mind by zooming out your awareness. Only by zooming out your awareness will you find the capacity to understand you’re not who you think you are; you’re so much more.
On this day in history we’re talking about the Valais Witch Trials, and then I guide you through a meditation to expand your awareness.
In this podcast episode we are talking about how to release your attachments and how that might serve you and help you find stillness and peace.
Today in episode 5 we’re enjoying a gratitude meditation to help you see the world more calmly, clearly, and objectively.
https://pca.st/ssa0yhb3 In Episode 4 of The Podcast at the End of the Universe I talk about what it means to move with grace. In the history segment we're talking about a peace treaty during the Roman Empire which attempted to bring harmony and quell religious tensions.
https://pca.st/y4013t3y In Episode 03 of The Podcast at the End of the Universe I'm talking about practising tolerance, how to do it, and why it matters. Show notes will become more robust. I'm currently just trying to get the archives up.
Welcome back to The Podcast at the End of the Universe. Today we’re talking about the Divine Spark that lives within each and every one of us and what it means to speak from that space.
Welcome to The Podcast at the End of the Universe! In this first episode I share a little wisdom about the importance of radiating boundless love. I also touch on an interesting event on this date in history. Enjoy!
Our desire to feel busy — to always be doing — is so deep in our programming it’s hard to break free from it and feel like we can find the time for mindfulness.