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...]

TEMPERANCE ~ We ARE the Change We Want to See in the World by Kristine Marie

TEMPERANCE ~ We ARE the Change We Want to See in the World Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate. ~C.G. Jung Gotta open up Moons have been rising and falling Go inside Have no fear I heard … [Read more...]

Virtue and Vice…the Dynamic Duo! by Lani Reagan

Virtue is important, but so is vice! Let’s face it, everyone lies at some point; everyone over-indulges; vents; curses and/or says unkind words to some degree or another. Vice can be fun, even though it can be the seed of much pain and suffering. But to a … [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...]

February, Initiation into Deeper Awareness by Anna Chapman

Resilience is “the capacity to adapt to changing conditions and to maintain or regain functionality and vitality in the face of stress or disturbance. ~Treehugger Daily News The above was written regarding the resilience of architecture in case of … [Read more...]

Crystals for Harmony, Clarity and Grace by Moorea Kern

Jasper, Chiastolite and Hematite on Quartz As the world around us grows increasingly uncertain, refuge can be found in the sanctuary of a grounded heart. The power within is the most potent source of clarity, healing and universal love- it just … [Read more...]