Cultivating Spiritual Intelligence

Cultivating Spiritual Intelligence

I’ve just finished reading Cindy Wigglesworth’s book, “SQ 21: The Twenty-One Skills of Spiritual Intelligence.” See my previous blog on Ms. Wigglesworth’s groundbreaking work. Ms. Wigglesworth defines spiritual intelligence as the capacity to act with wisdom and compassion, with internal…

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Self-Love

Self-Love

Addiction starts and ends with a lack of self-love. Why would we destroy ourselves if there was not a part of ourselves that did not love us? Recovery starts and ends with self-love. If we truly loved ourselves completely, would…

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Resentment

Resentment

"Holding anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned." Gautama Buddha Resentments arise from failed expectations. You expect people or situations to differ from what…

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Spirituality Gone Awry

Spirituality Gone Awry

Spirituality refers to our harmonious connection with Reality. Our connection to Reality is made up of our experience of Reality, the understandings that arise from our experience, and our behavior based on our experience and understandings. The primary spiritual experience…

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Spiritual Practice

Spiritual Practice

Growth, fulfillment, and happiness require a daily spiritual practice, along with taking care of ourselves and loving others. Unfortunately, while our culture encourages daily exercise for the body, it does not always encourage daily exercise for the spirit. With some…

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