Redefining Spiritual Practice for Skeptics and Seekers: Contemplating Ethics, Evolution and the Divine with Rabbi Wayne Dosick & Jan Phillips

Original Air Date Wednesday, December 15, 2021 

According to Pew Research, about one-quarter of Americans identify as spiritual, but not religious.

It is becoming apparent that communicating with the divine need not be done in a church or a place that identifies with one religion, as many have done in the past. As universal consciousness awakens, how will our relationship with God transform? Will we be able to embrace stillness and quiet moments to allow God, the Divine, Source, or the Universe to speak to us in a way that lights the way toward compassion and love? To seek out guidance on how we can redefine our spiritual practice, Positive Psychology Podcast Host Lisa Cypers Kamen speaks with two theologists who have contemplated ethics, evolution, and the divine. Rabbi Wayne Dosick is the host of Spirit Talk Live!, a visiting professor at the University of San Diego, and the author of many books including Radical Loving: One God, One World, and One People, which he discusses during the conversation. Jan Phillips is a speaker and award-winning author. She was excommunicated from the catholic church for her lifestyle choices. Jan recounts her life experiences as a former nun, an activist, a spiritual guide, and a writing coach in her memoir, Still on Fire: Field Notes from a Queer Mystic. She shares stories from the book and the spiritual journey of following her truth.

Rabbi Wayne Dosick — Contemplating Ethics, Evolution and the Divine:

  • In his book, Radical Loving: One God, One World, and One People, Rabbi Wayne addresses how humans can renew their spiritual relationship with God. [2:36]
  • Rabbi Wayne says the world is shifting into a new world of oneness consciousness and we should not fear it. [7:43]
  • Compassion and love are the keys to meeting the needs of others. [12:44]
  • Remembering the harmonic convergence and what it means to live in a 5D world. [26:03]

Man with glasses, gray jacket and gray hair, guest of new podcast episode of Harvesting Happiness with Lisa Cypers Kamen, Rabbi Wayne Dosick & Jan Phillips about Skeptics, spiritual practice and evolutionRabbi Wayne Dosick, Ph.D., D.D., teaches and counsels about faith, ethical values, life transformations, and evolving human consciousness. He is the rabbi of The Elijah Minyan, a retired visiting professor at the University of San Diego, and the host of the monthly Internet radio program, “SpiritTalk Live!,” heard on “HealthyLife.net.”

 Book: Radical Loving: One God, One World, and One People

 

Rabbi Wayne

Radical Loving Book

Jan Phillips — Redefining Spiritual Practice:

  • Jan describes what it means to be a mystic and key points from her book, Still on Fire: Field Notes from a Queer Mystic. [33:29]
  • It is natural for our lives to have seasons of strife, comfort, joy, and pain. [38:16]
  • Jan’s personal journey includes melding traditions together and a peace pilgrimage around the globe. [41:10]
  • Jan teaches women writers to embrace their creativity and their spiritual authority. [46:52]
  • During a spiritual practice is the time to receive messages from the divine. [50:29]

Woman with gray hair and blue scarf using a black shirt and earrings, guest of new podcast episode of Harvesting Happiness with Lisa Cypers Kamen, Rabbi Wayne Dosick & Jan Phillips about Skeptics, spiritual practice and evolutionJan Phillips is a visionary thought leader, award-winning author, and dynamic speaker. She is co-founder and executive director of the Livingkindness Foundation. Blending east and west, art and activism, reflection and ritual, Jan’s presentations are transformative, uplifting, and soul-stirring.

Book: Still on Fire: Field Notes from a Queer Mystic

 

Jan Phillips

@TheeJanPhillips on Twitter

Jan Phillips on Facebook

This episode of Harvesting Happiness Talk Radio is sponsored by:

Audible There is nothing like a good love story to make us happy. This season discover your holiday love story with audible. Listen to exclusive stories, original podcasts, and more. Go to audible.com/holidayromance. 

Prosemakes custom hair care using natural ingredients that are tailored to your needs with proven results. If hormonal changes are giving you bad hair days, try Prose. Prose is a carbon-neutral certified B-corp that sustainably collects ingredients for its products. Take your free in-depth hair consultation and get 15% off your first order of custom-blended hair care plan at Prose.com/Happiness. They will take the products back if you are not 100% positive about your purchase. 

JoyBird — is furniture that fits your style and is made with scratch and stain-resistant, durable fabrics. Joybird furniture stands by its quality and craftsmanship and is committed to a more sustainable future. Create a space that brings you joy with Joybird. Visit Joybird.com/HAPPINESS to get 35% off your purchase during the Black Friday & Cyber Monday sales. If it’s not everything you had hoped for, send it back within 90-days! 

Zocdoc — has a solution when you need to see an MD right away. Taking care of our health is an important part of personal responsibility and human happiness. Zocdoc is a free downloadable app that allows you to research and compare doctors, see verified patient reviews, and make an appointment. Visit Zocdoc.com/happiness to download and start using this valuable resource today.

Are We Happy Yet? Eight Keys to Unlocking a Joyful Life A boot camp manual for greater emotional fitness. Happiness waits for no one and sometimes we all need support. What is getting in the way of your happiness right now? 

HFactor: Where is Your Heart? — Lisa’s documentary film explores the journey of human happiness. Emotions are contagious and happiness is a universally desired state. We tend to forget we all have the freedom to be happy or the liberty to be miserable each day.

“Giving causes personal elevation as well as doing good.” @LisaKamen on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“When we practice radical loving it is for the highest good for all.” @LisaKamen on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“God is not a neutral force in the universe. God, for me, is a loving, decently-kind, gracious, grateful creator and maintainer.” — Rabbi Wayne Dosick on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“Instead of being mad at God the psalm says out of the depths to call out to God because God is weeping with you and ready to comfort you.” — Rabbi Wayne Dosick on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“The world can not continue to move forward if we hang on by our fingernails to what has been.” — Rabbi Wayne Dosick on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“In the Jewish Hebrew bible and the new testament, the phrase do not be afraid is used more than 300 times.” — Rabbi Wayne Dosick on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“The 5D world is Eden on earth once again.” — Rabbi Wayne Dosick on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“A mystic is a person who has an unmediated relationship with what we might consider supreme intelligence, divinity, or God.” @TheJanPhillips on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“How does one get disentangled from the wrong teachings we've absorbed and inherited?” @TheJanPhillips on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“LGBT teens are four times more apt to commit suicide than little straight kids.” @TheJanPhillips on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“The soul doesn't have the duality called good and bad.” @TheJanPhillips on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“As an extrovert many of us don’t know what we are thinking until we hear ourselves express it.” @TheJanPhillips on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“I had 20 years of not being healed because I didn’t have a spiritual practice to ground me.” @TheJanPhillips on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“Divine mind is broadcasting intelligence every day, all the time, throughout the cosmos.” @TheJanPhillips on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet

CONTINUE YOUR JOURNEY

RELATED EPISODES