The 3 Phases of Awakening, According to Teal Swan

Spiritual teacher Teal Swan explains the path of awakening that many people experience. In this YouTube video she says the process of spiritual awakening happens in three distinct steps that she calls Spirituality 101, Spirituality 2.0 and Spirituality 3.0. “To begin with, you start out in unconsciousness. You are asleep, and you are not aware that you are asleep,“ she says. But at some point it...

Signs of Awakening

An article published in Waking Times in 2013 listed some characteristics of people who are expanding spiritually or becoming more empathic. A sampling of these traits include: -We may feel overwhelmed in large crowds, feeling overly sensitive to all the swirling thoughts and emotions. -We somehow “know” things even though we haven’t been trained or educated on the topic. -It becomes repellant...

50 Photos of Amazing Spiritual Sites in America

A story on the Huffington Post “This Is The Most Spiritual Place In Your Home State,” is not really a story, but a photo montage. But unlike other “Best of This” and “Best of That” articles, this post is unpredictable with a collection of some amazing pictures of places you’ve likely never heard of. Take for instance, The Great Serpent Mound near Peebles, Ohio (pictured). The 1,348-foot-long,...

Living with a Wild God

The title of Barbara Ehrenreich’s new book looked intriguing: “Living with a Wild God: A Nonbeliever’s Search for the Truth about Everything.” Unfortunately, Ehrenreich didn’t so much live with a wild God as she avoided living with a wild God, which makes her book a lot less compelling than it might have been. Ehrenreich, author of the bestselling book “Nickel and Dimed,” is a smart...