Bob Fickes returns to Cities in January with new Meditation Mantras,...

Skip the resolutions and take real spiritual action now! Acclaimed spiritual and meditation guide Bob Fickes returns to the Twin Cities on January 13-19...

Rochester to observe Peace Lantern Floating Ceremony

For the 33rd year, the community of Rochester, Minnesota, will gather at twilight on Monday, Aug. 6, to remember what happened in Hiroshima and...

The Road To Forgiveness

I lost my mother when I was 10 years old. No, she didn't pass away or run away, leaving me behind. She fell into...

Focal Point Meditation

In a work of art, the center of visual attention - not necessarily the physical center of the work - is called the focal...

Retreat in Presence: Embrace, Surrender and Awaken

Retreat from day-to-day life provides a sanctuary where we can immerse ourselves in silent reflection, regenerate and nourish the heart, mind and soul. For...

What Divine Feminine Means to Me

Ever since I can remember, I have been chasing something -- something that I can feel deep down in my soul -- and finally...

How To Love Yourself

Recently while leading a group, someone shared that her goal was to learn to love herself, but felt it was an impossible task. Others...

5 ways to support the bereaved during the holidays

Grief at holiday time can be the most difficult grief of all. Someone mourning the loss of a loved one may struggle to join...

My Path of Abundance

I am in free-fall, but I have my parachute of Spirit and great Grace, along with my listening. Indeed, I am landed, not stranded,...

The Art of Happiness

Happiness can't always be easily explained, but one thing it's not is a destination. Happiness is a choice of seeing the good, beauty and...

Meditation for Inner Peace

We've all been there. You wake up at 5 a.m. with your mind full of thoughts for the upcoming day. Are you prepared for...

Essentially Hopeful and Optimistic

While the world can be full of doom and gloom, I prefer to see the beauty in the world to give me hope for...

Mindfulness & Mobile Devices: Can an App really help us be...

Often what comes to mind when I think of my iPhone is how mindful it really isn't. I think of the many times the...

Six Ways to make the most of your Retreat or Staycation

Finally! You're getting away from it all! Congratulations! Do you remember how to do that? Here are six reminders to bridge the gap between...

The Game Changers

"I like the idea of free college tuition," argued my practical-minded, dollars-and-cents husband, "but I don't think it's possible." "Of course you don't. You're only...

Letter to the Roadblock

Dear Roadblock, I know well how weak you are. I've been watching you, and I know how you grow. You come into my life first...

Star Born People

If you take from Mother Earth, you need more than permission. If you honor the relationship, as Native Americans believe, you need to give...