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A Religion of One’s Own: An interview with Thomas Moore

"In developing a religion of one's own, it's important to cultivate an eye of the numinous, a sacred light within things or an aura around them, the feeling that there is more to the world than what meets the eye." ~ Thomas Moore, in the introduction of his latest book Thomas Moore, author of the bestselling books Dark Nights of ... more »

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Itineraries: Mandalas of the Soul

After spending the first 53 years of my life in California, I moved to the Twin Cities. I'd be a lying if I told you that there are four seasons on the left coast. There is no discreet transition between the warm, sunny days of summer and the damp, rainy monotony of winter. My new life in Minneapolis is a continual fascination with ... more »

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Navigating Life with Yes

It's not what happens to us that matters, it's how we deal with what happens. Our fast-paced world (which seems to be getting faster!) where we're constantly bombarded with problems, difficult relationships and hourly "breaking news," mixed in with a big scoop of constant self-loathing, is a recipe for a stressed out, unhappy ... more »

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Empowering Tools to Live the Life of your Dreams

In the past 30 years of being a psychic medium, I have seen hundreds of people with childhood stories ranging from minimal dysfunction to "Why are you still alive?" No matter what my clients' pasts are, they all asked the same repetitive questions during their readings: When will I get the job I want? When will I find the right ... more »

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Navigating Your Future

Thoughts from Wisdom Keepers to maximize opportunities in this brave new world Those of us who weren't born yesterday and haven't been hanging out with Rip Van Winkle in Sleepy Hollow know we are in a time unlike any before it. In addition to the many challenges we face -- climate change, energy, education, healthcare, ... more »

COLUMNS THIS MONTH

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Itineraries: Mandalas of the Soul

After spending the first 53 years of my life in California, I moved to the Twin Cities. I'd be a lying if I told you that there are four seasons on the left coast. There is no discreet transition between the warm, sunny days of summer and the damp, rainy monotony of winter. My new life in Minneapolis is a continual fascination with ... more »

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From the Editor: May You flow through Life

The hummingbird does not rest idly by waiting for inspiration before it darts under the eaves of the neighbor's house, around the corner and over to the flower garden where it feasts upon the sweet nectar of the honeysuckle. It just lifts its wings and follows the flow. Life is flow. Our lives are flow, from the moment we ... more »

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Star Wisdom: April 2014 Horoscope

April stands for "action" this year as two eclipses and an epic Cardinal Grand Cross compel us to break free of our comfort zones and spring forward into new life. Aries (Mar. 21-Apr. 19)...Stop waiting for your life to begin. There will never be a perfect time to start being who you really are -- other than this moment. Sure, ... more »

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Spirit Leaves: Beyond the Sliding Doors

It is winter, and a fringe of pinkish white light clings to night's hem. I gaze upward through sliding doors at a dew-encrusted moon and feel a hollow aloneness, until a gentle moan rises on a wave of unsettled air. I realize with a chill it is Song of the Wind. I need to open my heart and consciousness to hear her tell me things. ... more »

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Evolutionary Pagan: Keepers of the Taboo

Recently the city of Minneapolis enacted a new ordinance for massage licensure. It is clear, based on the language, that the intention is to target and eliminate prostitutes posing as therapists. [See new massage license article.] While I applaud the city in its attempt to fix this problem, it does not address the real issue. ... more »

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Recipe: Apple Bread

A Gluten-free, Dairy-free Whole Food Recipe If you follow a gluten-free diet, you know the feeling of longing for a moist piece of bread. This apple bread will make you smile as you bite into the soft texture. Your body does not need any natural sweeteners or flour, so eat sparingly and share with friends and ... more »

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Yoga for YOU: Tree Pose

This month's pose, Vrksasana (translation Tree Pose), builds stability, grace and balance. As with all postures, the more you practice a pose the more it comes with ease; the more intentionality you give to a pose, the more awareness you develop. Tree pose is designed for practitioners to reveal inner peace and express themselves ... more »

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Spirited Kidz: Fun Shui!

Dear Nadine, Any ideas for our spirited kids' spring bedroom make-over? -- Blended Family, Fridley Make hay with a little Feng Shui this April as you fling open those kids' bedroom windows and doors, usher in the warm weather, clear out clutter and make-over those bedrooms just in time for summer. The Chinese art of Feng ... more »