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Is it really Love? Spiritual Way of the Six Loves

Welcome to Is It Really Love? A continuing series on the six different loves and related topics.  We will look at the different kinds of love and other topic on spirituality that help apply the six different loves in our lives.

Sep 18, 2012

   In this episode we look another key value for healthy spirituality, self control, and its corresponding vice of gluttony.  Gluttony is an old english world that is hardly used anymore.  Usually it is understood to refer to an obsession with food.  However, such overindulgence can apply to many other things such as...


Aug 4, 2012

     In this episode we will look at the value of generosity and its opposite, greed.  How we define greed will be depend on where and when we live.  Greed is not only about money but can include such things as power and recognition.  Behind the problem of greed there is a specific self-delusion or faulty thinking,...


Jun 21, 2012

      What happens when we go through spiritual transformation?  The false self is dismantled.  A brief description of this process is offered.  For a more detailed explanation of the unraveling of the false self, see Episodes 12 & 13 on What is Spiritual Love?.  

     In this episode we will concentrate on the two most...


May 27, 2012

     In this episode we look at a definition of healthy spirituality.  One of the key ideas is that spirituality is a lifelong processs, not a one time event.  We also need to be in community with others for the process of spirituality to work.  Healthy spirituality fully engages our minds, it does not require us...


Mar 14, 2012

When someone says "I am spiritual but not religious," what do they mean?  In this episode we will look at two possible answers.  One is that someone shares some of the beliefs of a particular tradition but does not participate in organized religious observances.  A second answer could be a person who has pieced together...