Spiritual Intelligence: A New Paradigm for Collaborative Action

What makes a great collaboration? One view is that a collaboration is only as great as the individuals who collaborate within it. Another is that a collaboration is also only as great as the vision that drives it. My belief is that the shared vision is primary. A vision is something you reach for, something you aspire to, something that is the glue of your enterprise, the driving force, the vitality within it. In our world today, the thing we are most lacking is vision. Part of the reason many of our collaborations lack vision is because they’re based on Read More …

12 Celtic Spiritual Practices

Renew your spiritual life and community worship with these adaptations of ancient Christian practices. Celtic Christian spirituality refers to a set of practices and beliefs in Ireland, Scotland, and Wales that developed in the early fifth century during the development of the monastic tradition. Many of these practices have roots in desert spirituality; Celtic monks considered the teachings of the desert mothers and fathers essential wisdom. Celtic pre-Christian culture, dating back to 500 B.C.E., permeated the land, and these beliefs also strongly influenced Celtic spiritual practices. As a result, much of Celtic Christianity can be characterized by a strongly incarnational Read More …

Transpersonal Psychology Books

A Seer Out of Season: The Life of Edgar Cayce Bro, H. (2011). A Seer Out of Season: The Life of Edgar Cayce. Virginia Beach, VA: A.R.E. Press. ISBN-13: 978-08766046043. Price: $8.95 A Path with Heart Kornfield, J. (1993). A Path with Heart. New York, NY: Bantam Books. ISBN-10: 0553372114. Price: $18.00 Extraordinary Knowing Mayer, E. (2008). Extraordinary Knowing. New York, NY: Bantam Books. ISBN-13: 978-0553382235. Price: $16.00 Living Deeply: The Art and Science of Transformation in Everyday Life Schlitz, M., Vieten, C., & Amorok, T. (2008). Living Deeply: The Art & Science of Transformation in Everyday Life. (1st ed.). Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Read More …

Admitting that you are co-creating the culture

Talking about ‘us’ and ‘them’ like our lives aren’t intertwined is archaic. Thinking your own religion or party or nation has all the right answers is foolhardy and arrogant. Not admitting that you are co-creating the culture you live in is irresponsible. Our problems are rooted in the notion of separateness, while our solutions are suspended in the field of unity. Getting from here to there is a spiritual journey. … We have work to do, habits to change, neural networks to rewire. And equally important is … to transcend duality, get beyond judgment, come to terms with our need Read More …