The hottest Spirituality Substack posts right now

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The Honest Broker 23072 implied HN points 02 Feb 24
  1. The rule of the 6 spheres focuses on balancing six key aspects of life like vocation, community, family, mind, body, and spirit.
  2. Balancing these spheres is crucial for a fulfilling life, and neglecting any one of them can lead to feelings of imbalance and quiet desperation.
  3. Constructing a personal worldview based on your own values and virtues is important for guiding your daily life and decision-making.
Cosmographia 898 implied HN points 28 Mar 24
  1. The woods evoke a childlike wonder, making us feel small and allowing our minds to wander freely in a peaceful environment.
  2. In today's society, humans spend very little time connecting with nature, emphasizing the importance of taking time to venture into the woods and away from modern distractions.
  3. Exploring the woods brings a sense of tranquility and a break from the busyness of daily life, encouraging us to disconnect from screens and immerse ourselves in the natural world.
The Forgotten Side of Medicine 6289 implied HN points 28 Jan 24
  1. Writing from the heart is important in creating connections with readers and conveying the intended message effectively.
  2. Prioritizing quality over quantity in any work can lead to deeper satisfaction and better outcomes.
  3. Clear and relatable communication is key in teaching and writing, ensuring the audience understands and engages with the content.
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The Forgotten Side of Medicine 4992 implied HN points 01 Feb 24
  1. Being able to identify key signals and patterns in a vast amount of data is a vital skill in the modern age.
  2. As humans, our subconscious filters what information is valuable for our conscious mind to notice.
  3. Expanding awareness to perceive a large amount of information without withdrawing can help navigate the overwhelming sea of data.
Secretum Secretorum 1161 implied HN points 02 Mar 24
  1. Traumatic transcendence challenges the concept that extreme states of consciousness can manipulate physics, prompting a need for deeper understanding through experiments induced by profound suffering.
  2. Evidence and reasoning suggest that consciousness may transcend normal physics, as seen in tales from folklore and religious history, trauma-related phenomenon, and philosophical arguments against materialism.
  3. Love plays an integral role in traumatic transcendence and mystical experiences, emphasizing a connection between profound experiences and emotion, challenging traditional metaphysical paradigms.
Through A Glass Darkly 1356 implied HN points 29 Jan 24
  1. The author discusses the origins and influences of the counter-culture movement.
  2. There is a caution against blindly following teachings without critical thinking.
  3. The importance of discerning between healthy and destructive approaches to spirituality and mental well-being is highlighted.
The Corners by Nadia Bolz-Weber 5522 implied HN points 02 Oct 23
  1. Revel in the complexity and symbolism of spiritual narratives like the battle between angels and dragons in the book of Revelation.
  2. Reflect on how deception can touch us all, prompting self-reflection on personal biases and misconceptions.
  3. Embrace humility to navigate the battle between good and evil, acknowledging that certainty in righteousness can be more dangerous than blatant evil.
The Joyous Struggle 632 implied HN points 15 Feb 24
  1. On Ash Wednesday, the reminder of mortality through rituals like smudging ash can help us embrace the impermanence of life
  2. It's important to reflect on what truly matters in life, learning to care deeply about important things while also letting go of what is not worth our attention
  3. Exploring different spiritual paths and beliefs can be a lifelong journey of self-discovery and understanding
Grey Goose Chronicles 1041 implied HN points 19 Jan 24
  1. In Zanzibar, a collective panic occurred in 1995 due to reports of attacks by a shape-shifting spirit called Popobawa, resulting in violence and fear among residents.
  2. The Popobawa legend is a complex mix of political tensions, taboo sexual elements, supernatural beliefs, and historical legacies, making it challenging to interpret.
  3. The phenomenon of the Popobawa offers insights into Zanzibar's history, culture, and divisions, reflecting how fears and stories can have real-world impacts on communities.
The Microdose 845 implied HN points 22 Jan 24
  1. San Pedro, a cactus containing mescaline, is threatened by factors like poaching and climate change.
  2. It's crucial for communities to cultivate their own medicine to build a sustainable relationship with the plant.
  3. Global interest in psychedelics like San Pedro must be managed to protect both the plant and its cultural traditions.
rebelwisdom 1002 implied HN points 12 Jan 24
  1. 2024 is a year with significant democratic elections worldwide, highlighting a growing apathy and distrust in the democratic process.
  2. The tension between centralized control and decentralized, regenerative movements is intensifying, leading to a clash of ideologies and perspectives in society.
  3. There is a growing movement towards seeking new ways of being and thinking, challenging existing structures and norms in society.
The Abbey of Misrule 393 implied HN points 19 Feb 24
  1. The author shared a message with his readers on reaching 50,000 subscribers.
  2. He expressed gratitude towards his readers and offered a discount on paid subscriptions as a gesture of thanks.
  3. The author highlighted the privilege of writing for a living and the value he places on each subscriber.
thestoa 727 implied HN points 13 Jan 24
  1. Approach the 'coach industrial complex' with cynicism and criticism due to toxic positivity and overpromising.
  2. There is a market demand for 'space holders' like coaches, therapists, and philosophical counselors.
  3. The coach industrial complex has the potential to improve interpersonal skills and lead to widespread positive regard without the need for paid services.
Neckar’s Notes 252 implied HN points 25 Feb 24
  1. Life moves in cycles, and it's beneficial to try to align yourself with these cycles rather than strain against them.
  2. Dark nights of the soul, challenging periods that force deep reflection, are opportunities for transformation and spiritual growth if approached with acceptance and openness.
  3. During times of darkness, it's important to embrace the discomfort, sit with the darkness, and allow the unfolding process to reveal hidden truths and lead to personal growth.
Sasha's 'Newsletter' 1996 implied HN points 23 Oct 23
  1. There are two tracks of meditation - one for enhancing performance and another for deconstructing your mind.
  2. The deconstructive track can lead to profound, life-changing experiences and personal growth, but it's not for everyone.
  3. Meditation can enhance mental flexibility, allowing you to embrace criticism and change with ease.
TRANSFORM with Marianne Williamson 6171 implied HN points 25 Feb 23
  1. Justice must be pursued in various aspects of society like criminal, economic, racial, and environmental justice.
  2. America is at a point where change is crucial, and it can either be wisely directed or lead to destructive consequences.
  3. Leadership requires moral integrity, self-purification, and a blend of spiritual and political activism for societal transformation.
The Abbey of Misrule 71 implied HN points 19 Mar 24
  1. The post discusses the collapse of the West and how it may relate to the period of Lent, which leads up to a triumph despite the catastrophe it signifies.
  2. A new program focusing on Christian mythopoetics in England, led by Martin Shaw, is highlighted. Guest teachers include well-known figures like Rowan Williams and Malcolm Guite.
  3. The unique emergence of Christian stories in new ways during tumultuous times is mentioned, emphasizing the importance of exploring such narratives.
The Abbey of Misrule 177 implied HN points 26 Feb 24
  1. The author reflects on the changing beliefs and values in society, questioning if it's them, the culture or both that have changed.
  2. Through writing, the author processes conflicting emotions and ideas, especially as the culture shifts rapidly around them.
  3. The author invites readers to think about what they have changed their minds about in recent years, whether personal, political, cultural, or spiritual.
Day One 479 implied HN points 13 Jan 24
  1. Building momentum requires work and intentionality, not just being busy.
  2. Understanding how past events affect your daily routine can help in setting and achieving goals.
  3. Regularly reviewing your progress and identifying obstacles can help you stay on track to achieve your goals.
Slack Tide by Matt Labash 150 implied HN points 28 Feb 24
  1. The post discusses the contemplation over a Randy Newman song questioning if God laughs at mankind's actions.
  2. It delves into the intricacies of spiritual themes and the perspective on humanity portrayed in the song.
  3. The post also humorously touches on the writer's personal preferences and experiences related to music and masculinity.