Home / Conscious Community Magazine / Community Happenings & Reviews / CyberWeave: Spirituality and the Internet

CyberWeave: Spirituality and the Internet

CyberWeave – The Language of Crows and Other Birds of a Feather

By Mary Montgomery  I was listening to one of my favorite podcasts, NPR’s TED Radio Hour (online or on your podcast app) the other day, when I heard podcast host, Guy Raz, ask evolutionary biologist Mark Pagel why humans are the only ones who developed language. Pagel’s answer: “It boils down to the fact that other animals don’t really have ...

Read More »

What is a Spirit to Do When the Human is Broken? Part I

By Mary Montgomery We’ve all heard or read quotes like these: “We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience” (Brainyquote.com). This is a quote attributed to Pierre Teilhard de Chardin. Teilhard de Chardin was a French philosopher, paleontologist, and Jesuit priest ...

Read More »

Sacred Acoustics: A Doorway to the Infinite

By Mary Montgomery It was an email from the Chicago chapter of the Institute of Noetic Sciences (chicagoions.org) that alerted me to the Sacred Sound Meditation workshop at the Theosophical Society in Wheaton (theosophical.org) on June 11, 2016. Two things kindled in me a desire to go: the presenters, Eben Alexander, ...

Read More »

Play as Spiritual Practice

By Mary Montgomery Recently I tuned in to a TED Talk Hour on NPR that was dedicated to play (npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/390249044). What an eye opener! Research is not only showing that play can make us more empathetic and loving, it is also demonstrating the serious effects that play deprivation has on ...

Read More »