Entries tagged with “Healing”
Greet uncertainty as a familiar friend that brings you surprising opportunities.
How loving-kindness meditation taps the roots of empathy
Turn the page on a terrible, divisive 2020 with prayer—even if you don’t normally pray and you don’t know who to pray to.
By Wendy Macdonald Water is life: elemental, essential, mysterious, sacred. One has only to experience a blooming desert, a sprouting seed, a clean body, or the sense of well-bein…
From the book Rock and Water: The Power of Thought; The Peace of Letting Go
As a baby, Matthew fell headfirst from our second story, crashed his skull through his brain and suffered a devastating traumatic brain injury. And while he became a “miracle child…
Lisa is a big pig: More than 1,000 pounds, and when she goes into heat she can and will go through just about anyone or anything; so it is sadly not surprising that the farmer who …
“When we feel useless, we wish we could be instead brilliant and brawny, angelic and fierce, valiantly taking action. But inaction—or what looks like it—is often useful, too.”
What exactly is spagyrics?Renaissance-era physician Paracelsus made up the word spagyric—pronounced spa-jeer-rick—from two root words that literally mean separate and recombine. Ou…
“What is absent from medicine, and even from most spiritual communities, is the understanding of our own bodies as the living sacred. Contemporary medical paradigms seldom remind us that we are sparks of divinity incarnated into human form.”
This audio meditation is for those times when there’s discomfort in the body, whether emotional or physical, that doesn’t easily go away.
We cannot solve our problems wearing the same shoes we wore in creating them.
“Because our five senses are so powerful, we can use them as vehicles—ways to either amp ourselves up, or ways to comfort ourselves and soothe ourselves down to a more relaxed state.”
The old people came literally to love the soil, and they sat or reclined on the ground with a feeling of being close to a mothering power. It was good for the skin to touch the ear…
How people with remarkable recoveries from incurable illness are the flagship for a new science of health
Accepting (even embracing) challenging emotions takes practice, but it's never too late.
Shifting away from an attachment to the material aspects of personhood can help transform suffering into healing.
An excerpt from The Good Karma Diet: Eat Gently, Feel Amazing, Age in Slow Motion by Victoria Moran
An excerpt on the power of healing circles from Mia Birdsong's book How We Show Up: Reclaiming Family, Friendship, and Community
Inside the MiracleEnduring Suffering, Approaching Wholenessby Mark NepoSounds TrueSpiritual guide Mark Nepo is a consummate storyteller, as evidenced in this collection of essays, …