Monthly Archives: January 2017

End of an Era: A Conversation with Lightsmith’s Michele Mayama and Chris LaFontaine

This interview documents the end of one chapter and the beginning of another for Lightsmith, the partnership between channel and healer Michele Mayama and...

Choosing Love for a truly Safer World

In these challenging times, it might behoove us to remember Franklin Roosevelt's words, "the only thing we have to fear is fear itself," and...

New Books | January 2017

New Legacy Editions The Artist's Way (25th Anniversary Edition) / The Artist's Way Morning Pages Journal (Deluxe Edition), by Julia Cameron (Tarcher Perigee), 272 pages...

Psychic & Healing Symposium returns with Top Speakers

The Minneapolis Psychic & Healing Symposium -- an annual gathering that features more than 90 exhibitors offering psychic readings, wellness products, healing resources, jewelry,...

A Pleiadian Message: New Year’s Sacred Light changed Everything for Us

Beloved ones, we greet you. At the very moment you move into the energy of your New Year time frame, the entire frequency of...

Food First: Warm Soup to sustain You in 2017

The New Year is a great time to assess where you are at in your life and determine what seems to be working (or...

Emergent Light: The Eye of Vision

As human beings, we consider vision to be the most vital of the five senses. The ability to see is so much a part...

Mercurial Messages through the Zodiac: January Horoscope — Hibernate Gently

Moodiness, tender hearts and tough politics are on the horizon as 2017 begins, so let's hold each other gently, and stay alert for needed...

Spirit Leaves: Why Meditate?

In the movie Eat, Pray, Love, journalist Elizabeth Gilbert (played by Julia Roberts) visits an ashram in India. Sitting cross-legged on the floor of...

Go your Own Way: Reflections on Meditation

I have always had my own ideas about meditation. I've never practiced in traditional form and I have never voluntarily tried. Meditation knocks on...

The Eternal Dance of Awareness

It's time to stop "doing" meditation. Many of us believe what our mind tells us, so we believe that meditation is a practice -- something we...

Why I Meditate: Building a Storehouse of Stillness and Unity

As human beings, we live here in the very practical world of duality. There is what is good and what is bad, what is...

Why is Meditation so important to Me?

The significance of meditation within the Tao-Chan/Ming Chia (in translation: Bright Beautiful School of Thought) philosophy that I teach, coach and endeavor to follow...

Meditation…or Why I put that in my Herbal Tea

I love to meditate. Taking time each day to center myself helps me to fulfill the roles I have taken on in life, from...

Gifts of Focus, Inner Strength, and a Quiet Mind

I stumbled into meditation more than 20 years ago, in the most unexpected way. I was working the night shift in a hospital while...

Why I Meditate

Here comes the negative mind chatter, as if a menacing, dark cloudburst is pouring heavy rain over my head. "You're ugly, lazy, overweight." These...

Be the Peace You Seek

We each come into this world and go through our lives with our own karmas, our own paths, and our own ways of understanding...