Teens Discover Context & Compassion

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teen mindfulness programs in Philadelphia with Amy Edelstein

Published by the Shift Network Teens Discover Context & Compassion Posted July 2, 2015 By Amy Edelstein I’m sitting at a café having miso-mushroom soup, processing my meeting with an inner city high school principal about expanding the Mindfulness and Cultural Developmentprogram next year. The pilot was so successful; she would like it to see it reach the entire freshman … Read More

Evolutionary Spirituality: A Path & Perspective

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Evolutionary Spirituality with Amy Edelstein

Evolutionary Spirituality empowering our practice with the energy of the universe by Amy Edelstein   “Shaping and reshaping, in wonder I am here!” ~ Goethe Over the last decade, evolutionary spirituality has spread its canopy over many of our beliefs, mystical intuitions, and the quality of our relatedness. A marriage of science and spirit, some argue this path is as … Read More

When You Go Beyond the Ego You Become an Offering to the World

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Mata Amritanandamayi - Ammachi

An interview with Ammachi. A tiny dark-skinned woman draped in a white sari beams as she totters down the aisle of loving devotees. Their outstretched hands are like feather plumes, waving, reaching to brush her as she leaves the crowded hall. Her face is placid, strong and fully alert, as it has been unwaveringly for the last five hours, but … Read More

A Song that Goes On Singing

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Spiral

An interview with philosopher & founder of Schola Contemplatonis Beatrice Bruteau. WIE: In this issue we are exploring spiritual evolution and the relationship between enlightenment and evolution. You are one of the pioneering thinkers in evolutionary spirituality and your work has been devoted to bringing an evolutionary view to Christian contemplative life. In your book, God’s Ecstasy, you have said, … Read More

Orchestrating Our Many Selves: interview with Jean Houston

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Jean Houston on the Fallacy of Self Mastery by Amy Edelstein “I would never use the word ‘mastery’! I thought I’d tell you that right away. . . . To me, it smacks of galloping chutzpah!” This was Dr. Jean Houston’s response at the very beginning of our interview, before I had even begun to explain what we meant by “self-mastery” and why … Read More