Monthly Archives: January 2021

Do You Need a Spiritual Teacher?

by Michael Maciel Do you need a spiritual teacher? No. What you need is a specific set of skills that you can use in your spiritual life—tools. Tools are meant to be used. And these tools can only be used … Continue reading

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What Is Truth?

by Michael Maciel A scientist once said, “The universe is not only stranger than we imagine, it’s stranger than we can imagine,” meaning that the human mind is not capable of a direct perception of reality. Even the most enlightened … Continue reading

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Reboot Your Spirituality for the New Year

by Michael Maciel Learning how to access our own wisdom is more important than learning someone else’s techniques and practices. Doesn’t it make sense that everything we need in order to grow spiritually is already right at our fingertips? Here are eight spiritual tools … Continue reading

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How to Deal with Difficult People

by Michael Maciel One of the things that gets in the way of forgiveness is our reluctance to accept the way people are. We expect them to be different, as though they’re violating our expectations of them. Every time we … Continue reading

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Love Your Enemies

by Michael Maciel Jesus told us to love our enemies. WHAT are we supposed to do with that? I mean, it’s hard enough to love the people we love, right? How, then, are we supposed to love those who, by … Continue reading

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God: “Father” or “Mother”?

by Michael Maciel There’s a better way to approach this question. God is only gendered in a mythic sense, not literally. Mythic truths are never meant to be taken literally because they have their own epistemological domain, one that is … Continue reading

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How to Find and Keep Your Spiritual Balance

by Michael Maciel In this post, we’re going to talk about how to find and keep our spiritual balance. Why is this important? Because the world is changing—fast. So fast that it can knock us off our feet. And that … Continue reading

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