Meditate-to-Educate: Support Developmental Education in Guatemala

Amy EdelsteinBlog, Cultural Development, Traditional Spirituality, Values, Ethics, Morals

Skype philosophy education with Integral Heart

  I consider myself privileged to be partnering with the Integral Heart Foundation and invite you to join this powerfully transformative endeavor in one of three ways. I am traveling to Guatemala to teach the older students of this innovative and future-oriented education project and to lead this 12-hour meditation marathon. The goal? Raising $75,000 to support whole student education. on for … Read More

Is Marriage Outdated? What’s So Evolutionary About an Ancient Tradition?

Amy EdelsteinCultural Development, Relationships, Values, Ethics, Morals

About love, marriage & evolution

People want to know why, in the age where so many traditional notions about women, men, and coupling have changed, where we consider everything including choosing our own preferred gender pronoun, I use the term marriage so readily. I use the term intentionally, in part because it’s convenient to signify many beautiful qualities, and in part to bounce off against a superficial … Read More

Love, Marriage & Evolution

Amy EdelsteinCultural Development, Relationships

Love, Marriage & Evolution  is an 8 chapter, 166 page book and guide for contemplation released in November 2013. Download a complimentary copy here or purchase a print copy for your ongoing use.   Excerpt from Chapter 2  LOVE All You Need Is Love? As we look at how we want to update our understanding and expression of love, it’s … Read More

Memorial Day, A Poem

Amy EdelsteinBlog, Cultural Development, Poetry, Values, Ethics, Morals

June, summer’s dawn The wind steady off the Delaware in the Vietnam memorial   where I sometimes go to do chi kung, early morning Chinese breathing for health – repair – rejuvenation Medicinal more than Spiritual Spirit still the fabric, the meshwork between the cells of experience, of incidents, between the living and those gone late   An index card, … Read More

Orchestrating Our Many Selves: interview with Jean Houston

Amy EdelsteinBlog, Cultural Development, Featured Posts, Philosophers & Mystics

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