Singing together is not only a potentially powerful spiritual technology and form of spiritual community, but it’s good for you! Studies have shown singing to be linked to lower stress, better moods, more of a sense of connection, and many more
How do we make a difference in a world that feels so big and out of our control? How do we not feel hopeless in the face of huge problems like climate change, racism, and inequality? Michael offers a radical suggestion.
This is probably the most vulnerable podcast I've ever recorded. 2020 and 2021 have been some of the most challenging and beautiful years of my life. In this podcast, I share some of what's been happening with me as well as a song that I just r
In the wake of a disturbing week (and year) (and four years) (and however long humans have been around), we are confronted with what feels to be such vivid displays of evil in the world. What is evil exactly? Is it real? Is it objective? What d
What is grace? Is it a magical power-up potion? A thought in the mind of God? A metaphor for fortunate moments in life? In this episode, Michael takes a deep dive into the idea of grace and offers his thoughts on why so many religious tradition
In this episode, Michael talks about the core idea behind his new debut Weiwu album "Are You Perfect Yet?" Why are our normal ideas of perfection so absurd? Is it possible to feel totally at home within this moment without it being some static,
What is non-duality? It essentially means "not two." Most of us view reality as though we are in here behind this skin, and the world is out there outside of the skin, but the mystics and contemporary physics tell us that reality is not so simp
Hi there. My name is... well it’s a little hard to tell you what my name is because I’ve been a lot of names for a lot of people. Some have called me Yahweh. Jehovah. The great I am. The I will be who I will be. I know it’s a bit unconventional
In this THIS, Michael shares a chapter of his new book THIS: Becoming Free. This fun and silly chapter reminds us how punctuation, farts and flight attendants all are part of the same one thing happening that is always and only THIS.
Why is it so hard for so many of us to live happy lives if our brains have all the chemicals already? In this episode, we look at how living for that rather than loving THIS keeps us chasing our own tails in a way that we never find what we are
In this pod, we look at how our experience of reality is based entirely on the stories that we believe about who we are. Special guests Propaganda and his wife, Dr. Alma Zaragoza-Petty.
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