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Zombies on Kilimanjaro – Tim Ward

Jan 17th, 2017 | By

Impossible to Climb – Arrival: Moshi, Tanzania “Your guide will probably tell you,” Ezekiel said, “that the name Kilimanjaro comes from kilima, the Swahili word for ‘mountain,’ and jaro, the Maasai word for ‘white capped.’ But that’s just for the tourists. We Chagga people who have always lived here, we believe the name comes from

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A New Enlightenment

Dec 28th, 2016 | By

by Rick Smyre and Neil Richardson We are in a transition from an Industrial Society to an Ecological Civilization that will transform the fundamental principles of thinking and organization. Although it took 100 years for the First Enlightenment (1720–1820) to emerge, eventually a phrase appeared amongst the moderate thinkers of the time that personified the

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WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO START HEALING FROM ABUSE?

Dec 21st, 2016 | By

by Carla van Raay Healing from abuse is a topic high on the agenda now that stories of abuse are being revealed almost every day. It is a time for truth to come out that has long been hidden in fear. It is also a time for starting to heal the terrible legacy of abuse

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Responding to the Trauma of the Presidential Election in Four Dimensions

Nov 28th, 2016 | By

by John C. Robinson, Ph.D., D.Min. Introduction The 2016 presidential election triggered an unexpected and nearly unbearable trauma for over half of the American people. For many, it felt like the death of a loved one, or the assassinations of John Kennedy, Martin Luther King, and Robert Kennedy, or the nightmare of 9/11. It felt like

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Self-Limiting Beliefs

Oct 24th, 2016 | By

by Heather Jayne Wynn Throughout the course of your life, mostly when you were growing up, you sucked in information into your subconscious mind just like a sponge sucks up water. You picked up snippets of conversations, comments, media stories, family values and teachings from your family, peers and the people around you, ultimately creating

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10 Ways to Help Rabbits

Oct 5th, 2016 | By

by Mark Hawthorne (First published on Striking at the Roots blog site) Domestic rabbits—cherished for their playful, gentle natures—are skinned for their fur, blinded to test cosmetics, bred for show, drugged for science, clipped for wool products, pulled out of magicians’ hats, killed in vivisection labs, sold as food for pet snakes, and raised and shipped

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Tom Lombardo, Ph.D. Reviews Preparing for a World that Doesnʼt Exist

Sep 20th, 2016 | By

Book Review and Comparative Commentary by Tom Lombardo, Ph.D. – Center for Future Consciousness and The Wisdom Page “Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.” Bertolt Brecht In thinking about change, whether about nature at large or change within the human condition, we can envision that change involves moving from

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Mindfulness for the solopreneur

Sep 1st, 2016 | By

by Michelle Ray When it comes to making choices such as pursuing a new vocation or business, your most important asset is mindfulness. It is all about practicing “Me” management—being able to effectively manage yourself. The process begins by connecting with what truly feels right to you. Can you discern your own truth and are you

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The Caveman Rules of Survival

Aug 22nd, 2016 | By

by Dawn Walton There are three basic rules of survival used by your subconscious to keep you safe and alive. It is one or more of these rules that is usually the basis of you developing a Thing (or Things) that can get in the way of life when you are an adult. The reason

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Single White Female Meets Polygamous West African Shaman

Jun 12th, 2016 | By

By Publisher Tim Ward In her sexy, stormy, spiritual memoir, Honey in the River, Marsha Scarbrough explores the contemporary relevance of ancient African wisdom teachings, wrapped around a love affair with a married African shaman. The mythology and metaphysics of Ifa, the indigenous religion of the Yoruba people of West Africa, is woven throughout her fast-paced

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