American spiritual teacher Adyashanti defines two types of awareness—focused awareness and the field of awareness—and says we all have experienced both.
When we label something, does it change the thing itself, or just how we perceive it? Pema Chödrön, one of the most prominent Buddhist teachers in the West today, gives an example of how our minds alter our experiences.
Sister Joan Chittister, the iconic spiritual feminist and activist, asks us to consider spirituality as a call to action in our culture.
angel Kyodo williams, author, activist, and master trainer, offers an exercise to remind us and root us in what matters most.
Sister Joan Chittister encourages us to consider the four steps of major transformative change when culture is in chaos and society is in upheaval.
Sister Joan Chittister, one of the most articulate religious leaders of our time, explains the need for the redemption of religious institutions, and why she chose to advocate for women's equality and unity from within the Catholic church.
Elizabeth Lesser, cofounder of Omega Institute and the Omega Women’s Leadership Center (OWLC), makes a case for a society that incorporates the full range of human intelligences, with a focus on the benefits of emotional and spiritual...
The International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers are tribal elders from across the world. Members of the council speak here about the importance of education, prayer, healing and taking action to bear witness to the past and future...
Sister Joan Chittister traces the arc of social change between the 1960's and the early 2000's, offering a new social perspective and paradigm.
Joan Halifax Roshi, Zen Buddhist priest, author, and founder of the Ojai Foundation and Upaya Zen Center, describes the two "streams" of socially engaged Buddhism.