Dying to Remember Goodness

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| By Rev. Louisa A. Dyer, MA | I died at age 19, and it wasn’t deliberate as earlier attempts had been. Thank Goodness for miracles even when wrapped in apparently dreadful situations. At age 62 I know that no …

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Mindfully Yours: Saving Fat for Explosives or Eating for Peace?

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“When practiced to its fullest, mindful eating turns a simple meal into a spiritual experience, giving us a deep appreciation of all that went into the meal’s creation as well as a deep understanding of the relationship between the food …

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Connect to your Primal Power at an Ignition Night

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| By Sera Turner | Sit around a fire with Tina FireWolf and what appears to be an ordinary bonfire becomes a reverent evening of going within to your own wisdom. Women and men of all ages and backgrounds share …

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Re-Imagining The Holidays

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| By Layne Cutright | I usually get a lot of calls for support during the holidays. It’s one of the most stressful times of the year for many and word has gotten out that I can help people reduce …

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Who Are You Becoming?

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| By Layne Cutright | There comes a time in life when ‘who you are’ is determined more by ‘who you are becoming’ than who you have been. I remember the first time I heard the voice of my future …

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Simran Singh: Rebel With A Cause

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— By Jonna Rae Bartges — Simran Singh, author, visionary, and catalyst, has a delightfully different edge. Despite the fact she publishes an award-winning magazine, hosts a radio show and travels the country inspiring thousands, she rejects any title smacking …

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Mindfully Yours: The Down Side of Going all “Be Here Now” and Other Friendly Dilemmas

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“If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.” ~ A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

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Mindfully Yours: If We Accept Imperfection, How Can We Fail? Wabi-Sabi And The Art Of Elegant Poverty

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In 1993, when my late husband and I were working with orphans in Romania, the local business people asked if we would conduct a public relations forum in Deva, a small ancient city in the former Transylvanian mountains where, incidentally, …

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Mindfully Yours: Ten Ways to Mind Your Own Business

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“None of your beeswax,” we used to say in a way that only the forthrightness of kids can project. This is WNCW’s “Women Minding Their Own Business” issue. Since I’m no longer the owner of a public relations firm, what …

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Circles Within Circles: Putting Together Pieces of the Mystical Journey

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—By Janis Gingermountain— We are in Fes, Morocco. Our leader, Latif, stops at an elaborately jeweled gate in the medina, the old section of the city with its narrow, winding lanes. He shows us a slot in the gate and …

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A Radical Spiritual Notion

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—By Byron Ballard— Some backstory may be in order here. I am a multi-generational native of western North Carolina, a gardener, a Witch, a mom, a priestess. At the Southeast Wise Women’s Conference in October, a colleague was introducing me …

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Mindfully Yours: Walking the Spiritual Path Alone

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“It’s your path and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.” — Rumi Philip and I each independently discovered Zen in the late sixties before we met. He built a small …

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Laughter, Leadership and Love

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—By Jonna Rae Bartges— It’s the Namaste Way for Spiritual Visionary and Powerhouse Charlotte McGinnis. Most people quit a lucrative career and start puttering around with something else because they have to – there’s some kind of illness, they get …

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Mindfully Yours: The Joy of Surprise

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  By Judith Toy   It was my late husband’s birthday. We reluctantly trudged through the door of the cavernous East Asheville office of the DMV to get his license renewed. The atmosphere was neutral to grim. Philip went to …

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