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1. You Can’t Separate Social Justice & Sustainability 

The interplay and interconnection between social justice and ecological sustainability was a major theme during the weekend gathering. 

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True spirituality requires us to be fully present for life.

For us to begin to look directly at the world situation is not a question of ceremony or of religion. Meditation helps us to look deeply at the sorrow that exists now in our world...

All energy can change its character based on our thoughts. Thoughts affect and alter energy. Everything we see first originated as a thought—the great painter of the world. As a medium, I've intuited many times that all physical matter on Earth...

Passion is an ongoing, living process that needs to be reignited on a regular basis. Not surprisingly, most of the elements that sustain passion are precisely the same ongoing practices that sustain quality of life in general. In particular,...

Lois: What do you think is the most important work for organizations like Omega to focus on now?

Ram Dass: Compassion! Compassion and making one’s work karma yoga; doing one’s work as a vehicle for getting...

Lois: Your book, Polishing the Mirror, reminds us to live from our spiritual heart, which is a regular ongoing practice. What is the most important thing that you are learning as you continue to "polish" your own "mirror...

The Names of God or praises of God can be sung as well as spoken. Often, when your heart wells up, singing alone expresses the fullness of your love for God. As you sing the Name repeatedly, the rhythm and melody fan your emotions. If this...

When we are caught in the trance of unworthiness, we do not clearly recognize what is happening inside us, nor do we feel kind. Our view of who we are is contorted and narrowed and our heart feels hardened against life. As we lean into the...

Omega: What are the common obstacles that block us from achieving our highest potential, and how can we remove them?

Gabrielle: The biggest obstacle is replanting and repurposing the fear-based stories...

On Silence

Silence is a good friend. It allows for the natural progression of things. Still, I remain nervous, anxious as ever to fill the...

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