Contemplative Alliance

How can we be fully attentive when our lives are cluttered with so many possessions, so many attachments, so many desires?

“We are not protesters, we are protectors of the water.” “Prayer is more powerful than any man-made law…Mother earth is calling out to all of us who can pray.” ~ Water...

What we are experiencing now as a global community is the breaking down of old patterns and the beginning of the formation of new ones. This is a painful process.

Instead of pursuing a path of differentiation, maybe we will, at last, give up our ideas of separation and begin to think of ourselves as magnificent individuations of the infinite, loving...

When the Qi of Heaven and Earth harmonize, this is called a human being.” In other words, the beautiful material forms of human beings enter this reality filled with life force...

Among all the species that exist we are the last to arrive, and like children we are still unable to appreciate Gaia’s sweeping simultaneous expression of inclusivity that is in benefit...

by Swami Atmarupananda On June 6, 2012, a meeting was held on Wall Street in New York City to discuss “Re-envisioning Prosperity”, organized by the Global Peace Initiative of Women /...

Humanity has forgotten the Earth is sacred, long forgotten this sacred relationship. The Earth suffers at this loss of relationship, and more and more, I hear people who tell me they...

Column: Faithful must lead the break from fossil fuels CLIMATE CHANGE MAKING THE PARIS AGREEMENT A REALITY By Rev. Richard Cizik, President, New Evangelical Partnership for the Common Good This past...

The Unfortunate Secularizing of a Sacred Practice: Meditation by Dena Merriam There is growing debate within the spiritual community about the pros and cons of secularizing meditation practices. In order to...