Mindfulness means living in the present, being fully conscious of each moment and savoring life. Most of us want to be mindful—we just forget. We get caught up by work, worries, and the constant influx of noise from the TV, internet, our ringing cell phones. Here’s how even the busiest people can practice mindfulness on even the most stressful days (when we need mindfulness the most). [Read more…]
Do you keep a prayer journal? It’s a wonderful way to spend time with God, deepen your faith. Rereading old entries can also help us remember the ways He works in your daily life. You’ll see how a situation is an answer to a prayer, or you’ll marvel at the grace He showers every day. Want to start a prayer journal? Here are some things that may help. [Read more…]
You have every right to choose a faith and to passionate about it. But here’s an important question to ask: are you passionate, or dogmatic?
Dogmatism is, in a nutshell, is blindly embracing a belief system without being able to defend it, or if need be, reform it. While you may think that you are driven by passion, deep inside you are driven by fear. Feeling defensive? Read this article before you react. [Read more…]
Not many people have heard of the Bahá’í religion. It is actually the youngest of the world’s major religions, and possibly one of the most unique. There are 6 million Bahá’í followers in the world.
One of the deepest questions of modern faith is how to reconcile the concept of one God (and strict adherence to one religious system) with a multicultural society. Christianity, Islam and other monotheistic systems all claim to have found the True Path, a stance which immediately makes other faiths the ‘Wrong Path.’ The Bahá’í religion, on the other hand, accepts all religions as true. How is that possible? Read on. [Read more…]
Chakras are supposedly the energy centers of our body that help control and regulate our organs and many different aspects of our lives. According to Hindu texts, from where the belief in chakras originated, the body has seven chakras and the belief is that if you are suffering from health issues or encountering challenges in your life, negative energy is interfering with your energy fields. The solution is to remove this negative energy by opening and energizing the chakras. Here’s how you do it. [Read more…]