| 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?
The gospel according to Adam Smith
Is doing good compatible with making money? It is if you practise spiritual capitalism. Carleen Hawn| June 2008 issue Art DeLorenzo and I were having a hard time connecting. He’s a 67-year-old retired financial adviser in the New York City area whose budding consulting practice … [Read more...] about The gospel according to Adam Smith
How to move a tree
Why attempting the impossible is always the right thing to do. | April 2008 issue Early one morning in a park, I came across a man who, for some reason, had harnessed himself to a tree. For a moment, it looked as if he was trying to move the tree to another place, maybe drag it … [Read more...] about How to move a tree
'If you don't believe in yourself, you can't believe in God'
He looks like the stereotypical image of a hermit, but Raimon Panikkar is not that easy to pigeonhole. He is both Hindu and Christian, philosopher and mystic, scientist and priest, Indian and Spaniard. Hardly surprising, Panikkar firmly believes in the importance of cultural and … [Read more...] about 'If you don't believe in yourself, you can't believe in God'