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A Visit With Mother Teresa of Calcutta

Calcutta is every bit the bizarre and wonderful experience portrayed in literature and films. Images of families living in ramshackle huts under bridges, or sitting with their few earthly possessions on crowded sidewalks, linger in my mind as if they occurred just yesterday. Workers toil under heavy loads of rice or wooden wagons. Rickshaw runners… Read More »

See the Self Everywhere

hat if you didn’t give names to anything?  What if you didn’t label everything? What if you didn’t recognize a separation between what you consider ‘you’ and ‘not you’?  What would it be that is ‘Experienced’, free from even a subject and an object? In the beginning of our search for freedom, it is necessary… Read More »

How big is your Aura?

(Creating harmony amidst chaos) Did you know that your aura, the field of energy that surrounds and interpenetrates your physical body, is growing?  Or perhaps it would be better to say that your awareness of it is growing. Up until now most energy healers, psychics and mediums have defined the aura as being anywhere from… Read More »

The White Hornet

Eighteen years ago, my little maltapoo, Muffy, was a gift for my 5 year old son. I didn’t even want her, being a young mother in an increasingly abusive relationship. But after a few weeks, she wrapped herself around my heart and began what was to be a long and sometimes painful existence for her.… Read More »

Weight Loss Fusion: Ayurveda & Hypno

What is Ayurveda? And what does it have to do with weight control? In a word, Harmony. Ayurveda is an ancient Indian healing art dating back 5,000 years ago to the Indus Valley in India, known to be one of the five cradles of early civilization. In response to major climatic shifts and political invasions along… Read More »

Peace Begins Inside

This year’s visit of the Dalai Lama to Portland brought about renewed discussion, especially with young people, of peace and how to achieve it. The Dalai Lama’s commitment to non-violence and compassion is an ideal that more and more Americans are inspired by. How can we help our children practice these qualities and begin to… Read More »

Miracle In The Void: The New Energy Revolution

Sir Arthur C. Clarke once said: All truth passes through 3 stages:First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed.Third, it is accepted as being self-evident! What I am about to discuss has been ridiculed by governments and the media for more than 50 years. In some instances it has been violently opposed. Now it is… Read More »

Fluoride in Drinking Water Increases Toxicity of Aluminum

In 1994, the New York Times reported a scientific study that revealed that aluminum and fluoride in water could be responsible for the alarming increase in Alzheimer’s Disease and senile dementia. This confirmed the long-held suspicion of environmental writer George Glasser that fluoride has the ability to react with other toxic minerals in drinking water.… Read More »

Huna: Exploring Ancient Hawaiian Healing

Kahuna, taken as a modern word might mean specialist, or Phd. But when you look for the words behind the word, Ka means “the light”, and Huna means “secret”, (in the esoteric sense). Taken another way, Kahu means, “honored servant, high servant, priest, one who takes charge of property or knowledge” and Na means “to… Read More »

A Few Things You Should Know About Food Irradiation

In legalizing food irradiation, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) did not determine a level of radiation to which food can be exposed and still be safe for human consumption, which federal law requires. 1,2 In legalizing food irradiation, the FDA relied on laboratory research that did not meet modern scientific protocols, which federal law… Read More »