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(6/26/2014) – Blog: Dr. Maya Angelou

I met Dr. Maya Angelou in 2011 when I interviewed her for a film project that Linda and I were helping some young friends create. Oprah made the connection, and we flew to interview her at her home…

(4/15/2014) – Oprah & Gary Video: Spiritual Growth

Watch as Gary shares what it means to break the cycle of anger and come of age spiritually.

(3/31/2014) – The Seat of the Soul Life School is Now Open for Enrollment!

Life School is an ongoing learning environment providing opportunities to learn directly from Gary Zukav and Linda Francis. Step into a life of abundance with infinite possibilities. Use all of the situations in your life to grow spiritually and align your personality with your soul! Begin your transformational journey into freedom, joy and love.

(3/25/2014) – Blog: 25 Years of The Seat of the Soul

Twenty–five years ago I published a book that I did not know if anyone would read. My publisher had been waiting seven years for a sequel to my first book, The Dancing Wu Li Masters: An Overview of the New Physics…

(2/7/2014) – Oprah.com: 4 Lies You Need to Stop Telling Yourself

If you break your leg, you cannot play football. If you are blind, your eyes cannot see. These circumstances are self-evident. However, what you say to yourself about the circumstances of your life are the lies that keep you limited…

(12/19/2013) – Blog: Conscious Christmas or Unconscious Christmas?

What would a conscious Christmas look like? It would look like the Christ – loving others, caring about others without second agendas, no attempt to impress, patient, and caring…

(11/26/2013) – Blog: Stretching Yourself

Commitment is a stretch when you commit to something new, something constructive and healthy, and stick to it…

(10/29/2013) – Blog: The Big Choice

Have you ever wondered why things happen the way they do in your life? Have you ever considered that the creation of your experiences, like the creation of everything else…

(9/11/2013) – Blog: We Can Do Better Than Attack Syria

The requirements for our evolution have changed. Survival is no longer sufficient. Our evolution now requires us to develop spiritually…

(8/15/2013) – Blog: Knowledge, Power, and Responsibility

When you learn something that others don’t know, and that could support them, you have a responsibility to share it…

(7/11/2013) – Blog: Unworthiness

What is unworthiness? Of course, it is the awareness of a part of your personality that says to itself, “I am unworthy,” for example, I am unworthy of the love that I have in my life…

(6/19/2013) – Blog: Love – The Holy Perception

Love is so big, so inclusive, so encompassing that no definition can contain it. Love is not only the love with a little “L”, such as the love of a parent for a child…

(5/16/2013) – Blog: Forgiveness and Freedom

The idea that forgiveness is something you do for someone else results from the perception of power as the ability to manipulate and control…

(4/23/2013) – Blog: Clarity and Sharing

What you share is not as important as why you share it. For example, sharing with the intention to impress people with your generosity, intelligence, or good nature is not the same…

(4/17/2013) – Blog: How to Stop the Bombing

The great sadness that enveloped the people of Boston and the participants in the Boston Marathon is the same great sadness that envelopes people everywhere in our global village…

(3/19/2013) – Blog: Humbleness

The characteristics of an authentically empowered personality are humbleness, clarity, forgiveness, and Love. Love is the big one. Each time you have the courage to feel the sensations beneath…

(2/11/2013) – Blog: The Shocking Truth About Compassion

An alcoholic demanded to return home from a treatment center. His wife felt that being home where she could take care of him was a good thing even though the staff at the center strongly advised otherwise…

(1/16/2013) – Blog: Why Painful Things Happen to Good People

A responsible choice is a choice that creates consequences that you are willing to assume responsibility for. For example, you may usually shout when you become angry…

(12/21/2012) – Blog: Solstice Greetings

May you and your families and friends have a deep and meaningful Solstice! May your relationships with them become spiritual partnerships….

(12/18/2012) – Blog: Pulling the Root of Violence

The deaths of the children and adults who tried to protect them in the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut renewed the debate about how to prevent this kind of violence…

(12/17/2012) – Website: Moving Gary’s 70th Birthday Celebration Page

We have moved the Gary is 70 Birthday Celebration page under the “Free Tools” section of our website. The page is now archived and available for you to view and be inspired at anytime…

(12/15/2012) – Blog: Twin Miracles

There are two solstices each year. These are astronomical moments when the light is greatest and the dark is least (Summer Solstice) and when the light is least and darkness is greatest (Winter Solstice)…

(11/20/2012) – Blog: Celebrating Each Other

The Celebrating Gary’s 70th Birthday page that Linda created turned out to be more profound for me than I imagined it could…

(10/16/2012) – Blog: River of Love

I am so grateful for the many sharings I have received in celebration of my 70th birthday. They arrive daily from North America and around the world – Europe, South America, Africa, Australia, and New Zealand, from young, middle-age, and elderly people, male and female…

(10/9/2012) – Website: The Soul Connections Newsletter Archive

Here you will find your connection to previous editions of our popular Soul Connections Newsletter. Inside each issue you will read about Spiritual Partnership, Upcoming Events and Dates, Special Blog Posts directly from Gary and Linda and so much more….

(9/26/2012) – Event: JOIN LINDA IN CELEBRATING GARY’S 70TH BIRTHDAY!

I invite everyone who has known Gary for a short or a long time, or who has been touched by Gary in any way, to participate in Gary’s 70th Birthday celebration and welcoming him into his eighth decade in the Earth school…

(9/25/2012) – Blog: Birthdays and Deathdays

Birthdays and death days are markers on a soul’s journey into awareness and freedom. Not all souls choose experiences of physicalness – learning in the domain of time, space, matter, and duality that we call home for a short time…

(9/11/2012) – Event: Join Gary Zukav at the Day of Tikkun

Join Gary Zukav in San Francisco on October 6th, 2012 for Day of Tikkun. This is a FREE event at the historic Masonic Center on Nob Hill. Fusing the spiritual, mystical, and musical, the Day of Tikkun is the only time the Q’ero shamans – the last of the Incas – will gather with the incredible faculty in one place…

(8/21/2012) – Blog: See Gary and Oprah on TV Again – Anytime

Here is the backstory: In late fall 1998 one of Oprah’s producers called me – would I like to come to Chicago for a short interview with Oprah? Oprah and I had spoken by phone a few times over the previous years…

(7/9/2012) – Blog: Special Operations of the Heart

In the mid-eighties a young couple told a private conference of scientists, academics, sociologists, and writers that they would be working with the U.S. Army on a program involving exceptional human capabilities and were asking for advice from their colleagues…

(6/4/2012) – Blog: Six Things You Can Learn From Guilt

Many people think that guilt is a natural experience. It is a familiar experience, but it is not healthy or productive. It serves no constructive purpose…

(5/16/2012) – Blog: Spring Cleaning

Windows are open wide in the Spring, carpets hang outside on the line, and the breeze is gentle and warm. It is the best time to rid yourself of unwanted accumulations, vacuum the dust, take down cobwebs, and challenge your fears…

(4/19/2012) – Blog: Love and Gravity

Buckminster Fuller said, Love is metaphysical gravity. I agree. What else could it be? Without gravity you would float like an astronaut in a spacecraft. Up and down would mean nothing to you…

(3/21/2012) – Blog: The Real Deal

Authentic power is the real deal. You can’t inherit it, buy it, or win it. You also can’t lose it. You don’t need to build your body, reputation, wealth, or charisma to get it…

(2/19/2012) – Blog: Looking Back on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day – the day of roses, heart-shaped boxes, and cupids with arrows – is past, which is symbolic because the age of equating love with roses, heart-shaped boxes, and cupids is passing. In this age that is passing, we often mistook need for love…

(1/23/2012) – Blog: Occupy Your Heart

The Occupy movement continues to spread around the world despite beatings, arrests, evictions, and the loss of so much personal property, frequently by people who have little personal property. The energy in general, as far as I can see, is not defiant in a superior way or angry in a personal way….

(12/30/2011) – New Book Video Spiritual Partnership: The Journey to Authentic Power

A great short video on Gary’s latest book. Features Gary, Linda, guests, amazing videos and animations, and a sound track you will want to hear again….

(12/12/2011) – Blog: Solstice Joy

The winter solstice has always been special to me as a barren darkness that gives birth to a verdant future beyond imagination, a time of pain and withdrawal that produces something joyfully inconceivable, like a monarch butterfly masterfully extracting itself from the confines of its cocoon, bursting forth into unexpected glory….

(09/30/2011) – Blog: Occupy Wall Street – A Thousand Thanks

A thousand thanks to the people in Liberty Plaza and places like it who are giving voice to much that is destructive and painful about our social structures and what lies beyond them…

(09/22/2011) – Blog: The Way You Sing It

A friend took a trip to New Orleans after Katrina. He is a jazz musician and singer. He has been most of his life, and he feels that jazz is the greatest thing that has happened in America….

(08/06/2011) – Blog: Compassion and Congress

As anger at the taxpayer-funded salvage of America’s largest banks and most inefficient industries exploded into rage over enormous reductions in care to the most vulnerable…

(06/27/2011) – Interview: Gary Zukav on The Ultimate Men’s Summit

In this amazing interview for THE ULTIMATE MEN’S SUMMIT, Gary gives both men and women an overview of the emerging New Male and New Female, what they are looking for…

(06/10/2011) – Blog: Gratitude for Oprah

Oprah first called me a few years after The Seat of the Soul was published. I lived in a small mountain town, I didn’t have a TV, and the town cable didn’t offer ABC anyway…

(06/09/2011) – Question: I feel so unfulfilled and lonely inside. How do I find my purpose?

When you begin to look at your life from the perspective of your soul, you will see your experiences differently. From the perspective of your soul, all of your experiences…

(05/24/2011) – Blog: The IMF, Sex, And Authentic Power

The worlds of politics and gossip are fixated on the arrest and indictment of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), for multiple first-degree…

(05/06/2011) – Blog: A Safer And Better World With Or Without Osama Bin Laden

The world is not a better or safer place because Osama bin Laden is gone from it. Nothing has changed. Violence has created violence, which has created violence, in an endless…

(04/22/2011) – Question: How can I love without fear?

Love and fear exclude each other. You cannot love and fear at the same time. You also cannot fear and love at the same time. There are times when you love your partner…

(03/31/2011) – Question: Do you have any spiritual wisdom for alcoholics?

Healing an addiction is one of the greatest spiritual accomplishments. An addiction is the experience of a part of your personality that is completely in the control of external…

(03/29/2011) – Interview: Gary Zukav on the I’m Thankful Network

You are a powerful, creative, and compassionate spirit. What you create, you experience. Learn how to distinguish love from fear, and choose love! An enlightening one-hour…

(03/22/2011) – Interview: Gary Zukav on That Celebrity Interview

What are you learning in your relationships? Listen as Gary shares how to use all of your relationships as vehicles to change your life. An inspiring 20-minute interview with Valder…