Soul Work

Sometimes our relationship with our parents is strong and loving, yet we still find ourselves unable to explain the difficult feelings we carry. We often assume that the problem originates inside us, and if we only dig deep enough, we’ll...

People get so caught up in the content of their spiritual enthusiasms that they may give little thought to the emotions involved. Some adults tell me that they still follow the values taught in the church where they grew up simply because their...

We can use our body as a fortress or as a cathedral—protecting ourselves from the possibility of pain or danger, or opening ourselves to the beauty and wisdom in every cell. We’re taught to trivialize our bodily sensations because we’re afraid...

Omega cofounder Elizabeth Lesser reads from her new book, Marrow: A Love Story, accompanied by musician David Wilcox.

"Marrow is an unforgettable memoir about two...

Join best-selling author of Care of the Soul Thomas Moore and Omega cofounder Elizabeth Lesser for a discussion on how spiritual practice can help us harness the power of love, cut through the paralysis of fear, and develop the quiet,...

The support that is most helpful when we are in an emotionally charged state comes from other people empathizing with our situation and showing they care. This validation of our experience can then give us the courage we need to face the issue...

Not all aggression looks the same. Any act, word, or gesture that pierces through into someone else’s personal space and causes the other to feel unsafe, threatened, or hurt is considered aggression. That could be a look, shouting, pulling a gun...

Soren Kierkegaard said, “Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards.”

How can we turn a vague longing for renewal into a specific vision of a new way forward?

It is not an easy thing to be reborn....

Omega: How did you come up with the Tools?

Phil: I actually developed the tools out of frustration. Back in the late 1970s and early 1980s, I was frustrated with psychotherapy. It dealt with the causes of...

Every day, the heart keeps beating and the lungs keep breathing. Likewise, the endless practice of bringing our soul into the world lets us keep unfolding. It’s a limitless journey of coming alive, which entails the messy, joyous, unfathomable...

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