Book Picks – You Are The Universe: Discovering Your Cosmic Self and Why it Matters, by Deepak Chopra & Menas Kafatos

"Almost one hundred years ago, the sage Tagore and the scientist Einstein had a brief encounter to discuss the nature of reality. Revisiting their fascinating discourse on how science and spirituality inform each other is long overdue, and this new book … [Read more...]

Book Picks – How to Be Ultra Spiritual: 12 1/2 Steps to Spiritual Superiority, by JP Sears

"An intelligent exploration of the spiritual delusions many fall prey to. Enjoy JP's perceptive insights while you laugh beyond all understanding." ~ Tony Robbins, businessman, author, & philanthropist In case you haven’t noticed, the New Age has … [Read more...]

Book Picks – The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets to Happy Living, by Meik Wiking

“Meik Wiking… knows the secret to happiness… [he] has written a gorgeously designed… guide to the Danish state of being that embraces coziness, sociability, thankfulness and comfort food.” ~ The Times  of London Embrace Hygge (pronounced hoo-ga) … [Read more...]

Love Is Our Resistance by Teresa Taylor

Even if the sun rises in the west, the way of the bodhisattva is the same. –Suzuki Roshi Midwinter greetings to our friends and community, Here we are on the downhill slope from the Winter Solstice to the Spring Equinox. Sweet. How’s everyone … [Read more...]

One Journey, Many Paths~February

* 1/31 eve to 2/2 eve: Imbolc/St. Brigid’s Day--Old Celtic/Irish feast of Goddess Brigid; merged with the Christian feast of St. Brigid. Fires were lit to welcome Her as She traveled about blessing fields, animals, and people. * 1/31 eve to 2/3 eve: … [Read more...]

February 2017 Commonsense Almanac by Ben Commons

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you into something else is the greatest accomplishment. -Ralph Waldo Emerson   Tips for almanac use: All the aspects can be felt in advance of the occurrence. It is good policy to … [Read more...]

Book Picks – The Choice for Love, by Barbara De Angelis

"WHAT IF... you could learn how to be 'in love' all the time? WHAT IF... you could discover a power in your heart far greater than anything you could imagine? WHAT IF... you could transform confusion into wisdom, frustration into compassion, and fear … [Read more...]

Book Picks – Habit Changers: 81 Game-Changing Mantras to Mindfully Realize Your Goals, by M.J. Ryan

“If you’re ready to live a fearless, awesome life, Habit Changers will help you take control of your destiny and be the badassiest version of yourself, every day. Ryan’s techniques are easy to jump into and they work.”  ~ Jen Sincero, N.Y. Times … [Read more...]

Book Picks – At Home In The World, by Thich Nhat Hanh

"Thich Nhat Hanh shows us the connection between personal inner peace and peace on Earth." ~ His Holiness the Dalai Lama This collection of autobiographical and teaching stories from peace activist and Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh is thought provoking, … [Read more...]

One Journey Many Paths January 2017

January 2017... * 1/1: New Year’s Day (Gregorian Calendar). * 12/21 to 1/9: Hopi & Zuni Soyala New Year Festival of purification and renewal. * 12/25 to 1/5: Yule--Old Anglo-Teutonic festival honoring God Freyr, Goddess Freyja, and God Balder. * … [Read more...]