Religious scholar Karen Armstrong on how we lost the knack for religion—and why we need to get it back. Michael Brunton | Sept/Oct 2009 issue Modern science knows how to fix a hole in the heart. It can diagnose a hole in the ozone layer and prove the existence of black holes at … [Read more...] about The reason of faith
Three conversations with angels
Someone up there is listening. Paulo Coelho | Sept/Oct 2009 issue Nobody is courageous all the time. The unknown is a constant challenge, and being afraid is part of the journey. What to do? Talk to yourself. Talk alone. Talk to yourself even if others think you've gone crazy. … [Read more...] about Three conversations with angels
Does God have a sense of humor?
| August 2009 issue After 10 years as a trial attorney in New York City, Susan Sparks was burned out. "I was so sapped of energy that I couldn’t do anything but quit my job and drop out of my life," recalls Sparks, 46. In 1997, she began on a two-year journey around the world to … [Read more...] about Does God have a sense of humor?
In the beginning was the joke
John Lloyd | August 2009 issue There’s a mysterious passage in the Bible, that goes like this: "In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God and the Word was God." This passage has the unmistakable ring of truth, which is curious, because it also appears to be … [Read more...] about In the beginning was the joke
Because God whispers
Being silent means more than just holding your tongue. It means listening for the softest, most subtle sound of all - the sound of the soul. Tijn Touber | July 2008 issue I’m not listening. “Hurry up, sir. You have just half an hour to reach the hotel. After that the whole … [Read more...] about Because God whispers