Some things don’t make sense

Has this thought ever crossed your mind about Christianity? I am not suggesting that all of Christianity makes no sense, just some of its ideology. I will compare the simple spiritual message of Jesus’ against the offensive theology of Christianity. This good news of Jesus was how to gain eternal life through love of God, […]

Acquire new Knowledge

We all learn in public school, acquire new knowledge and progress through many grades.  This same learning, change and progress should be true for religion.  But alas, it seems that most religious institutions today offer only one class. A recent article in the Washington Post reads The Protestant Reformation was 500 years ago.  What needs reform […]

Earth peace through Self peace

Lessons from Yogiraj   “Earth peace through Self peace.”  -Yogiraj   By Ralph Calabria   I’m back from my weekend at Niagara Falls, NY with Yogiraj.  It was, in effect, a spiritual family reunion with Yogiraj and 48 student yogis.  I felt instantly at ease with everyone. We understood each other. We encouraged each other. […]

Two Tests

Ralph Calabria This month I am posting early because I’ll soon be leaving for a weekend with Yogiraj Siddhanath.  Yogiraj is a most impressive contemporary yogi in the tradition of Babaji.  Yesterday, Diane pressed me on the question of how do I distinguish an enlightened teacher from an ordinary teacher.  In other words, why did […]

The Joy of Homework

The Joy of Homework This month I invited a guest blogger, Diane.  Think to a time when you were in a class and couldn’t understand the instructor.  If you were not interested in the material, probably you shrugged it off and moved on.  But if you did want to learn, it was different.  Maybe not […]

The beginnings of the new age

The beginnings of the new age   Because this blog might seem like a mission impossible, I have to say this. “As always, should you or any of your Friends be caught reading this, I will disavow any knowledge of your actions. These pages might self-destruct in five seconds. Good luck, dear reader.” I respect […]

Love Neighbor, one of three truths of Jesus

Too many times, I have seen or heard this sarcastic remark, “He’s not a Christian.”  These snide comments are meant to slander and besmirch the character of the other person. But do they? Do you care? I care because I love Jesus and his original Christianity. But I must speak about this. Do these condescending […]