Death As Graduation

December 28, 2015

What is death? At its simplest, death is when the physical body stops working permanently. 

Does anything or anyone survive the cessation of bodily function? Yes.

This episode discusses what happens at death, and an authentic response to the death of a beloved dog.

Full Throttle

December 7, 2015

Full throttle--that's when we're doing what we love and doing it well.  When we're running full throttle we often feel uplifted as a result of this wholehearted expression of the Divine in our lives. And if our full throttle expression touches others, they too may benefit.

When are you full throttle, with the customary and perhaps habitual restraints of your daily life fallen away for awhile? 


After the Massacre in Paris Part 2

November 27, 2015

Our world often feels like a war zone. Through the media we learn about acts of hatred and destruction every day. This can inflame the violence in our own hearts. In this podcast we discuss an honest response that takes into account the ugliness yet also finds beauty and love.


After the Massacre in Paris Part 1

November 20, 2015

Terrorists murdered over 100 victims in Paris. How can we withstand this horror? Every day human beings do terrible things, and permit awful things to be done. These actions, fully acknowledged, could drive one to madness. Yet people sometimes respond with amazing acts of love and forgiveness. How can we find love in our hearts?


Resurrection and Enlightenment

October 22, 2015

In this episode the resurrection of Jesus is discussed as enlightenment, exemplifying a universal process in which you are participating.


Prayer of St. Francis

October 12, 2015

The Prayer of St. Francis shows us how to live, how to love, and how to find peace. This episode discusses the prayer, and several ways to work with it in our inner and outer lives. Thanks to Eknath Easwaran who introduced this prayer to me over 30 years ago.


Be Still and Know That I Am God

October 3, 2015

How do we find peace? This episode provides a simple practice, based on Psalm 46:10, which says "Be still and know that I am God." People who do not relate to "God" might enjoy the Nectar of Peace Guided Meditation.


Becoming Whole

September 17, 2015

Some Eastern traditions emphasize liberation from the little self and sometimes speak of "annihilating the ego." Here we discuss enrichment of our human life through integration of the little self and the free spaciousness of the higher Self


Free From the Trap of the Little Self

September 10, 2015

Sometimes we get trapped in our little self, and are unable to experience our higher Self. Here are some tips and practices to get free.


Little Self, Higher Self

August 31, 2015

Do you have spiritual experiences? Who is the "you" that has "spiritual experiences?" Must you "annihilate" your ego or "little self" as part of your spiritual development?