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Sister Joan Chittister, the iconic spiritual feminist and activist, asks us to consider spirituality as a call to action in our culture.

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Tara Brach, meditation teacher and author of Radical Acceptance and True Refuge, describes the process of moving through pain and fear into unconditional love and acceptance.

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Joan Halifax Roshi, Zen Buddhist priest, author, and founder of the Ojai Foundation and Upaya Zen Center, describes the three "transparencies" of socially engaged, full-hearted Buddhism.

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Esther Armah, award-winning journalist, playwright, and radio host, recalls her Ghanian childhood and defines a process of "intimate revolution" to transform personal and collective trauma.

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Here's the month-by-month breakdown with Eric Francis.

Aries (March 20-April 19)

The world is in a fragile state at the moment. You are currently doing pretty well and, by all indications, are on an upswing. Yet...

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Self-hatred is the hidden underbelly of all the violence and nastiness in the world.

Self-hatred may seem like too strong a word to some. "I have a little self-doubt," you may say, "but I don't hate myself." Yet if you doubt, judge, or...

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You can work on undoing an unhealthy habit by exercising present-moment awareness at three distinct times: before the impulse to engage in the habit arises, during the impulse to engage in the habit, and after the...

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The pathway was simple. We came here through our parents. As children of our parents, we are connected to something vast that extends backward in time, literally to the beginning of humanity itself. Through our parents, we are plugged into the...

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I’ve been professionally communicating intuitively with animals for more than 17 years, and casually communicating with them for my entire life.

Working with thousands of animals and their humans has created a unique opportunity for me: I...

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Everyone has lines on their hands that furnish information about their life’s journey. Each line plays a different role and contributes different kinds of information, like how well the mind works, the person’s capacity for...