Jan Thatcher Adams

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Jan Thatcher Adams, M.D., has been in active Family Practice at Sundance Clinic in Shakopee for 20 years. In addition, she is Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Practice, University of Minnesota Medical School.

Evolution of Soul: An Interview with Gary Zukav

In 1980, I gave my son a book about physics for his 15th birthday. I had not thought to read it myself, but one...

What Patch Adams means to America

In a current movie, a brilliant medical student moves through his training thumbing his nose at the establishment, spreading laughter and hope among the...

On Service: An Interview with Dr. Patch Adams

I remember listening to radio and early television as a child. The commercials for, say, an appliance store, or grocery store, or gas station,...

From Age-ing to Sage-ing with Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi

An old paradigm, in which the elderly lived with their extended families and participated in the lives of their loved ones, is long gone....

The Re-enchantment of Everyday Life: An interview with Thomas Moore

Somewhere along the way to three cars in every garage, American society lost or misplaced something important: its enchantment with life and the world....

Earl Bakken still challenges how we view health care

Minnesotan finds more than sunshine in land of Rainbows -- An Edge Interview Forty-five years ago, Earl Bakken developed the first battery-powered, transistorized pacemaker and...

Soul Issues are World Issues: An interview with Robert Sardello

No system of thought, philosophy, psychology, or religion can be static. To be viable, such systems must evolve along with the evolution of the...

Do Beliefs Determine UFO Existence?

Unidentified flying objects, alien abductions, crop circles, all sorts of encounters with alien beings - this is the stuff of the extraordinary, far outside...

An interview with Michael Ventura

An Artist Without Obsession Isn't Worth a Damn! According to author John Updike: "The ditch digger, the dentist, and the artist go about their work...

Jon Kabat-Zinn — On Meditation

Several years ago, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D., created the Stress Reduction Clinic at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, where severely ill patients are treated,...

Ron Mangravite transmits healing energy

Sometime during his 30s, Ron Mangravite attended a party where the conversation centered around a topic called bioenergetics. As he listened, he felt a...

An interview with Torrey Lystra: On Spirituality

If there is such a thing as a starting place, given that all of life is a circle, Torrey Lystra considers the roots of...