Origins of Sacred Texts & Sites Humans began walking the earth nearly 200,000 years ago. Buddha is said to have been born 2,600 years ago (623 BCE), Jesus 2,000 years ago (4 BCE), and Muhammad nearly 1400 years ago (570 CE). Interestingly, the first examples of sacred religious texts began well before that — 5,000 years ago. Prior to the written word, expressions […]
During times in our life when we feel stuck or uncertain, there is a practice called “Full Circle” that can be used to navigate and guide us. This simple practice is inspired by nature’s cycle of the seasons and offers a universal way to reflect and explore new possibilities. The Full Circle practice allows us […]
Emotions manifest themselves in our body in many ways. In fact, patterns of physical reactions can be observed by paying attention to how we feel in our body across a range of emotions. This article in The Atlantic uses heat maps to show how our emotions can affect our body, “activating our nervous system, endocrine, […]
Explore how a shift in the meaning of nature occurred during the 1500-1600s with significant implications for how we interact with and perceive our environment.
“Your soul sings to mine. My soul is yours, and it always will be, in any world. No matter what happens.” ― Laini Taylor, Daughter of Smoke & Bone Michael Meade tells the story about the young people of the Masi. He shares that young people go through an initiation, or rite of passage. Among […]