A Decision Worthy of Grandma’s Wisdom

Earlier this year I made the decision to have the major surgery I knew for a decade I might one day require, and was...

A Mother’s Wedding Gift from Heaven

That now familiar feeling I had come to know as my mother was poking at me again. Strong enough this time to wake me...

The Circle: A Component of Council

An excerpt from Talking Stick: Peacemaking as a Spiritual Path Three simple things make council special as a way of meeting together, making decisions, solving...

Self Esteem, or Self-Importance?

Ego is an important aspect of a healthy consciousness. It helps us to know and honor our own personal truth in life. It helps...

Strength of Sensitivity: A Conversation with Dr. Kyra Mesich

"Being empathic is being sensitive to emotional energy. It is vital to understand empathic ability in order to fully, holistically understand yourself as a...

Tiny Houses: An Interview with Pioneer Jay Shafer

You've probably seen a tiny house on Facebook and reacted like most people, exclaiming, "That is so cool!" At just over 100 square feet,...

Walking the Stairs of Life: Embracing Life’s Journey

Life is about learning and growing, developing new ideas and embracing concepts that feel just out of reach. I am a student of life...

Five Steps to Positivity: Good Mental Hygiene

It's often said that "where the mind goes, the body follows." That's why we keep our eyes on the road and our hands on...

Awakening to the Higher Self in the Present Moment

THE PROCESS OF AWAKENING can only be accomplished in the present moment. We can think about and plan an awakening, but awakening itself is...

Write the Script of Your Own Life

As a new year begins, many of us ponder what the future will bring. I encourage you to create your future rather than letting...

Virgo: sensual, practical and self-sufficient

Virgo is most often symbolized by a woman holding an armful of grains, sometimes wheat, and sometimes corn; she is associated with the Corn...

The Edge Newspaper / Edge Life Magazine: A Timeline

1992The Edge Newspaper debuts in the Upper Midwest as a bimonthly in August/September 1992. For astrologers, its actual creation was two months earlier, on...

Love Blossoming: A Past Life and My Twin Soul

I almost didn't go. I dragged my heels cleaning off my desk. I had no printed materials about the training, had put no money...

Tapping into the Secret Energy of Sacred Places

Have you ever wondered what makes a place like the Great Pyramid of Giza, Machu Picchu or the cathedrals of Europe so energetically rich?...

Calling in Your Beloved: The Truth about Soul Mates

On Valentine's Day and wedding anniversaries, our thoughts turn to love -- or more precisely, romantic love. It's a concept that's been around since...

Pride, egotism challenge the charismatic Leos

During the last week of July and most of August, with the arrival of the full warmth of summer, the sign of Leo, ruled...

Common Ground: Resolving Conflict without Violence

Conflict is fueled by and often stems from our indirect attempts to express our unmet needs, such as respect, appreciation, autonomy and equality. Instead...