Book Review: Ritual as Remedy

What does it feel like to be a body on this earth, a mind processing this life, and a spiritual being stuck somewhere in the disorienting middle? Ritual as Remedy prods us to refle…
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Book Review: Dream Guidance

Cultivating a practice of not just recalling but recording and understanding dreams is at the heart of dream incubation. With Machiel Klerk’s cheerful Dream Guidance, readers learn…
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Film Review: Midwives

Despite the title, Burmese director Snow Hnin Ei Hlaing’s riveting documentary isn’t really about childbirth. Except, perhaps, for its opening scene, which shows us intimate footag…

Music Review: Life on Earth

Life on Earth is the eighth studio album from Alynda Segarra and their band Hurray for the Riff Raff. Minimal electronic synth-rock is the raft these songs ride upon, with lyrics t…
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Music Review: Satchel of Songs

Diane Patterson’s sixth studio album, Satchel of Songs, was released on International Women’s Day (March 8). Patterson told S&H, “I see International Women’s Day as part of the sac…
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Music Review: Stories Up High

Laney Jones has been to the bottom and back up again. Lucky for us, she has the courage to share her journey and discoveries on her third album, Stories Up High. It moves from mela…

Book Review: Sacred Sendoffs

SARAH BOWEN CREDITS her first pet, a cat named Him, with putting her on the path to becoming an animal chaplain responsible for improving human-animal interaction. As a prea…
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Book Review: The Inside Story

AS LONG AS WE’RE LIVING, we’re aging. For some, this is cause for concern, and as we get older, we may look for strategies to fight against it. Dr. Susan Sands, in her book The Ins…
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Book Review: 52 Ways to Walk

ANNABEL STREETS, in an effort to prove that walking is not, as many suppose, boring, began to experiment. She strolled at high altitude, in forests, barefoot, backward, and under a…
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