Highest Peaks to Lowest Valleys: a Brief Study of I Ching

Using REDFeather author Chao-Hsiu Chen’s “I Ching”, let’s unpack the text that has guided Chinese governments, oracle readers, philosophers, and the people for almost 4,000 years. A Very Brief History The I Ching is considered to be both an oracle to forecast the future and the source for all of Chinese Wisdom. It originally served as a divination manual in the Western Zhou period, but after Confucius wrote his own interpretation, the text’s value was firmly established….

Alive, AWAKE, Alert: Unlock Happiness with Evan Sutter

Author of Awake: a Journal, a Guide, a Retreat, a Friend The older I get and the more I reflect on my experiences in life – the good and bad – the more compassion and understanding I have for everyone and everything around me. Life is tough and, in many ways, life as a human being on Earth is absurd. News outlets paint the picture of great wins in economic growth, increases in house prices,…

What’s in your Spiritual Toolbox?

with Michelle Motuzas, creator of Shamanic Healing Oracle Cards, The Wild Elemental Oracle, The Empathic Oracle, and Intuitive Wisdom Let’s unpack your spiritual toolbox! Its Saturday morning and you look at your to-do list: Fix the hole in the bathroom wall Go grocery shopping Rake the yard Fixing the hole in the wall has been on your list for weeks now. You know you need to do it, you even want to do it (kind…

Practicing Zen and All That Jazz

by Michael Elliston, author of The Original Frontier: A Serious Seeker’s Guide to Zen. Zen is more like jazz than classical music. More like a chart, lead sheet, or fake book of old standards outlining the key and time signatures, chord progressions, and suggested melodies around which we can improvise, rather than a sheet of notation spelling out each note and precise accents, emphasis, and feeling — e.g. adagio versus allegro — attempting to recapture…

The Meeting of Science & Spirituality

by Anthony “Sensei Tony” Stultz, author of The Three Principles of Oneness: How Embodying the Cosmic Perspective Can Liberate Your Life. “Dear Sensei Tony: Where Do Science and Spirituality Meet?” I always like to start addressing a question by defining the terms that we are exploring. Let’s start with science. The word itself comes from the Latin for “knowing.” What kind of knowing is science? It is the gathering of knowledge about our incredible universe. It is…

How Do We Let Go of the Past?

by Anthony “Sensei Tony” Stultz, author of The Three Principles of Oneness: How Embodying the Cosmic Perspective Can Liberate Your Life Some years ago, I led a retreat at Hiroshima. To my surprise, the city of Hiroshima was a modern metropolis with only one sign of the atomic bombing that had occurred there on August 6th, 1945. The twisted remains of a building that looked like something from the science fiction film, The Planet of the…

Ask Sensei Tony

–or–Anthony Stultz, author of “The Three Principles of Oneness”, answers your questions! Anthony “Sensei Tony” Stultz is an ordained Buddhist minister and internationally recognized mindfulness expert as well as author of The Three Principles of Oneness: How Embodying the Cosmic Perspective Can Liberate Your Life. He is also the spiritual director of The Dragonfly Sangha and founder of the Blue Lotus School of Mindfulness Arts. His website is: asksenseitony.com .Over the past few weeks, we…