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HEALING THE BODY WITH RED ELM BARK

In NATURAL MEDICINE by Nils Eldor Alterskjaer2 Comments

I took the Red Elm tree as medicine, the inner dried bark of which is used as a remedy for a number of ailments for thousands of years by the north American natives and is in use in Traditional Chinese Medicine. From years of agonizing pain an unable to walk more than 20 meters, 95% of my pain is now gone.

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GUIDE FOR PEACEFUL RESISTANCE

In ACTIVISM by Beth Lee-Herbert3 Comments

This is a time for skillful and effective action, informed by meditation practice, inspired by compassion. With the rise of the far right movements emphasizing racism, misogyny, bigotry, xenophobia, and more, for me, sitting on the cushion, though always vital, is no longer enough.

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DISAGREEMENT AS PRACTICE

In GRACEFUL LIVING by Anja Hartmann1 Comment

Every disagreement ā€“ even the tiniest quibble about how to correctly squeeze a tube of toothpaste ā€“ is a display of contradictory perspectives that, by definition, cannot co-exist in the very dimension in which they collide.

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STANDING ROCK

In ACTIVISM by Tara Trinley Wangmo7 Comments

On behalf of the indigenous people at Standing Rock, a member of the Yaqui tribe in the Southwestern part of United States has yesterday requested help to pacify the situation in North Dakota. In full regalia he made his prayer for a peaceful solution before the Buddhist master and benevolent sorcerer Chokling Rinpoche, and a group of 5000 people from all over the world.

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ALLOWING DISSOLUTION

In LIFE by Beth Lee-Herbert1 Comment

We know if we work hard enough, life will eventually come to blossoming fruition. But lately Iā€™m realizing that is just not true. Or at least it is only half the story. The other half of the story is dissolution: the way things fall apart.

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THE DISARMAMENT OF BEING REAL

In SACRED WORLD by Sonia Gomes2 Comments

Authenticity gives you courage. It comes from an honest place where there is no fear, only truth. It is this core focus that brings contentment sensations, a genuine sense of peace! You no longer feel fear or envy – You have the courage to make the right decisions. You become truly happy for those who are around you, because you know you are living life as authentically as possible. You are being real!

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THE POWER OF SIMPLICITY

In LIFE by Lyse Lauren1 Comment

No one was more observant, aware and dynamically present than the Maharshi. He missed nothing. From the tremendous power of his inner stillness and outer simplicity, he was far more present and vitally alive than most could ever imagine.

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THE FRIENDLY DEATH

In SACRED WORLD by Gabriela Garcia Lopez0 Comments

Death is a daily experience but we may be unaware of that. We die and come back to our daily life again and again until we stop breathing and a whole new experience begins. There is no need to feel afraid of our death because she helps give meaning to life. No need to fight death because every moment we breathe is an opportunity to be better, to improve our lives.

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WHAT I LEARN FROM LIVING WITH THE NUNS

In SACRED WORLD by Rikke Braren Lauritzen1 Comment

Life as a nun is for some looked upon as a very bad destiny, as the poor soul must be just miserable living under such humble conditions, not having her own property, a partner, a close family, let alone a career and status! From the normal worldly outside perspective it is not at all attractive nor interesting. But they could not be more wrong.

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BLUE TO REMIND US

In GRACEFUL LIVING by Lyse Lauren0 Comments

In the midst of a happy life are we likely to stop and ask ourselves; what is this all about?ā€™ But when sorrows blight our existence nothing is more natural than that we should step back and question our existence. We need not shun our mind or our emotions, because, in time, they can become our greatest motivators and our staunchest allies.