We are brought up to think that we should only teach what we really know well. Expertise is so highly prized in our culture and many of us spend long years and decades of our lives studying enough of some topic to be able to be considered a teacher. And yet, perhaps, in some cases […]
You might have pulled this scrappy plant out of a prized garden bed or your lush green lawn this summer. Its scientific name is Prunella Vulgaris, but this creeping, purple-flowered, low-lying plant is more commonly known as “Self-Heal.” Highly regarded in Chinese medicine for healing a vast array of health problems and widely used by […]
Who are the Ancestors? We are arriving at that time of the year when the ancestors are especially close to us, according to many spiritual traditions and cultural practices. Whether as Dia de los Muertos, as it is known in Mexico and throughout Latin America, or Halloween as it is called in places with stronger […]
Published in the Monadnock Shopper News – February 8-14, 2017 This column is supposed to be about healing and often we are told that talking about politics or anything that could be confrontational and divisive is not healing. But I beg to disagree, especially now given events in the political arena that seem to be […]
Right action dedicated to the highest good for all, including the water,plants and the stones, can truly shift the course of the planets and the stars. Transmitted to Skye, 2014.
Who am I? Why am I here? What do I want to learn in this lifetime? Some say that the first step before any true healing can occur involves answering honestly and deeply these questions about yourself. Alejandro Jodorowsky – movie director, author, tarotist, and much more – numbers among the most creative and innovative […]
The title of this article has arrived to me and yet as I begin to write I am not sure how it will unfold. A few hours ago I had a different idea for this column in mind, but after a heart to heart conversation with a family member on a challenging topic, “love” entered […]