If You’re Awake, You’re Responsible: The Evolutionary Leadership Challenge

When we think about spiritual awakening, most of us tend to think about it in experiential terms. In other words, we relate to awakening primarily in terms of how it’s going to change our experience of being alive.  When we devote ourselves to a path of spiritual transformation, it’s natural that most of us focus on the experiences and states …

Where Being Meets Becoming: The Miraculous Power of Letting Go

In this 45-minute talk, Craig explores one of the most confusing and fascinating elements of the spiritual life: the relationship between the meditative experience of emptiness and the exhilarating energy and creativity of the evolutionary impulse. Below the video player is an MP3 version of the talk, if you’d prefer to engage the content in that way.  Want to download …

How I Discovered the Evolutionary Self

Conversations about the “self” have always been a big part of humanity’s spiritual dialogue.  Traditions ancient and modern have talked about there being a “Higher Self,” a “True Self,” a “Self Absolute,” an “essential Self,” an “Unmanifest Self,” or even “No-self.”  But historically, within the great wisdom traditions of the world, when we hear about our spiritual Self by any …

How Independent Are We Really? Why We Need Each Other to Evolve on the Spiritual Path

As a spiritual guide and teacher, I’ve worked with thousands of people aspiring to realize their spiritual potential. And if I’ve learned anything in the process, it’s that to evolve on the spiritual path, we need each other. To truly realize our highest potentials, we need to engage in transformative interactions with other people who share our aspiration to evolve. …

The Practice of Conscious Evolution: Aligning Your Life with a Cosmic Purpose

In this 35-minute audio, excerpted from module 7 of Craig’s Integral Enlightenment 9-week course, he shares the four essential principles of the dynamic approach to spiritual life he calls “evolutionary life practice.” He then guides you through three specific practices you can do to infuse your life with the transformational power and cosmic sense of purpose that arises from the …

Audio: A Consciousness of Possibility

In this 20-minute audio clip, Craig explores one of the fundamental obstacles to authentic spiritual awakening: the fact that deep down, most of us don’t really believe that profound change is possible. For reasons rooted in our ancient evolutionary past, we’re wired to see ourselves, the world, and reality as fixed, static, unchanging. In this short workshop, Craig guides you …

Life as a Spiritual Practice: How to Bring the Energy of Awakened Consciousness into Every Moment of Your Life

We all know that where the rubber meets the road on the spiritual path is amidst the challenges and complexities of living our daily lives.  From our intimate relationships to our workplaces, from making big decisions to navigating conflicts, the real fruits of our spiritual practice emerge in the day-to-day. But how exactly can we bring spiritual practice—and spiritual awakening—into …

Why Awakening Matters: The Deeper Purpose of Spiritual Practice

As a spiritual teacher, I meet a lot of people on the path. And one of the most common refrains I hear from spiritual seekers these days goes something like this: “I’ve been on the spiritual path for years. I’ve meditated, done therapy, and attended dozens of workshops, seminars, and retreats. But I’m still not fundamentally different from when I …