Category Archives: World Religions

Bodhi Day—All the Enlightenment in All the World

Some things you can do, no matter what faith you are, to celebrate Bodhi Day and open yourself up to enlightenment. Continue reading

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Soul Bites Movies: Review of Assassin’s Creed—Free Will and Salvation

Yesterday, I took a break from spiritualizing and writing about spiritualizing to toddle off to my funky hometown theater and see a movie. I picked Assassin’s Creed because, well, it was the best of a bunch of really bad choices. … Continue reading

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Christmas Day Notes on Las Posadas and the Inner Word

Growing up, I assumed that Jesus being born humble and everybody but the wicked city dwellers and innkeepers being joyful about it was pretty much all we were supposed to get from the Nativity story. However, after reading the following … Continue reading

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Finding Spirituality in the Great American Mess

More and more, I find the most authentic spiritual tradition for me is a good old American mess. Spirituality comes from the body and blood, so I asked myself what spirituality would be most authentic to me? I am of … Continue reading

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Celebrating Chinese New Year at the Hsi Lai Buddhist Temple: Sheep and Harmony

On the train to my sister’s house, riding through southern California’s ultra-glamourous Inland Empire, I read Sera Beak’s book, Red Hot and Holy. In it, she talks about her many travels and personal experiences with spiritualities all around the world. … Continue reading

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