What’s The Key To Transforming Ourselves?
My latest Huffington Post UK blog post is called “Is Our Key To Happiness Unlocking Who We Spiritually Are?” and it includes the story of a man whose drug addiction had literally and figuratively imprisoned him.
Here is an excerpt…
Hoarding less stuff in less space can lead to more happiness.
That’s the view of writer and designer Graham Hill in a thought-provoking TED talk that has…
Do Sleepless Nights Have To Be Restless?
My latest blog has been posted on the new website called The News Hub. The article is a spiritual response to the idea that this month is “Stresstember” in the Northern Hemisphere, and that leads to sleeplessness, which leads to more stress. Hence, the article, as published, is called “As “Stresstember” Looms – Is A New Bed The Only Answer To Sleepless Nights?”
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When the Beatles sang “All you need is love”…where they right?
My latest Huffington Post UK blog has been posted, as: Is Love Actually All We need?
MOMA’s hippie chic box by Tony Lobl
Here is an excerpt:
Yet one type of love is conspicuous by its absence – the divine Love which has brought both solace and healing for millennia, and which still rescues many from grief, from broken hearts, and even from physical and mental illness.
Indeed, so magnanimous have…
Does ‘big data’ miss the bigger picture of things that can’t be measured?
My latest Huffington Post UK blog has been posted, as: Can ‘Big Data’ Value Who We Truly Are?
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Here is an excerpt:
Big data undoubtedly has great potential to serve society when employed with integrity. But big data, framed in terms of materialistic measurements, can also miss the mark both on the human scale of…
We CAN turn our backs on our ‘constant inner critic’
Arianna Huffington calls that inner critic – to which we pay way too much attention – the ‘obnoxious roommate in your head’. But if we have an unwelcome roomie why not show them the door?
I recently saw Arianna speak in London on what she calls the Third Metric – a redefining of ‘success’ – and my latest Huffington Post blog includes some of my takeaways from that meeting (in a former Christian…
A word from the wise - forgiveness benefits the forgiver, too!
My latest blog on BuzzFeed is a kind of two-step dance…a photo log of quotes on forgiveness from celebrated figures such as Maya Angelou, Nelson Mandela and Mary Baker Eddy. Then, based on the latter’s ideas on spirituality and healing, some of my own musings on why forgiving can be good for your health.
It is called: 7 (Healthy) Reasons To Let In The “Fresh Air” Of Forgiveness, and here is a…
A good place to go for spirituality in Massachusetts!
Alongside Mount Denali in Alaska, the Dallas Interfaith Peace Chapel in Texas and synagogues, churches, chapels, mosques, and temples around the United States…guess what was chosen to represent Massachusetts as “the most spiritual place” in the state? Yup – The Mother Church, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston!
Front page of “Religion” in Huffington Post, June 2014.
This is not…
Me, the House of Lords, Russell Brand…and a spiritual pioneer!
Peter Gilbert – photo provided by Pavilion
Last week I attended a book launch at the House of Lords hosted by former Archbishop Rowan Williams. Today, my resulting review of the occasion put me side by side with Russell Brand on the front page of Huffington Post Books (see screenshot below).
More importantly, it’s great to see the subject in question highlighted in a “featured blog”, since the…
Once an addict, always an addict? It ain’t necessarily so!
My latest piece is my gambling healing in narrative form…a testimony for those unfamiliar with the language of Christian Science, if you will. This is a new publication for me, with an engaged readership, so please do share generously, if you genuinely like the piece, which has been published in MindBodyGreen under the headline: I Was Addicted To Gambling. Here’s How I Overcame It.
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Is addiction a disease or a lack of self-control? A survivor’s view.
“Amy Winehouse poster” © Paul Van Der Werf (Creative Commons)
My latest post is a reflection on my twentysomething addiction to gambling and finding full and final freedom from it through a process of spiritual growth. It has been published in The Christian Science Monitor as “Reversing addictions: Is it possible?”
Here is an an excerpt…
Every time we tragically lose valued celebrities, such as…