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Caregiving with Heart

By Deborah Zagorski   Back in mid-2014, I was given a wonderful opportunity. I was asked to provide caregiving services for a lovely woman in my neighborhood. This lady and I had been acquaintances for some time and now our relationship was entering a new era. I was going to become ...

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Community Happenings- May 2016

Intro to Intensive Advanced Intuition Workshop  Saturday, May 7 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Intuition is one of the most profound ways we have of tapping into our higher selves. Learning how to perceive the energetic balance of others and communicate that perception with compassion and love is the first step ...

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The Pharaoh Chewed Juicy Fruit

By Alan Cohen While visiting Egypt, a member of our tour group named Gloria found an unusual stone at the base of a sacred pyramid. The pink, round stone glowed with a mystical light, and as she held it in her hand she could feel a special energy about it. ...

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Appreciating The Gift of Simplicity

By Theresa Puskar “My three months of quiet simplicity has come and gone. Now it is time to move on, keeping my commitment to self-care.” I have been in hibernation for three months, committed to slowing down and taking better care of myself. It has been a glorious time, and ...

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Letter From The Publisher- May 2016

By Walter Perschke   You have all probably heard of or seen one of the versions of the movie, “The Day the Earth Stood Still.” Now, at long last, we have a sequel; “The Day the Earth Wobbled.” Let me repeat that phrase: “The Day the Earth Wobbled.” The wobble ...

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How to Naturally Detoxify the Kidney

By Staci Culbreath   Do you often feel tired or fatigued? Do your kidneys hurt after eating certain foods? Do you have skin problems such as eczema, rashes, or acne? Do you have frequent urinary tract infections? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, it is time to ...

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Heading Up Higher

By Jim Kaminecki “See When you’re holding onto all that you can’t Be Know that all there is to gain lies Within arm’s reach For the flaw lies in your head not in your heart See How the darkest night will soon Bring light again” * For some, it was 2014; ...

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To Really Trust a Woman

By Joyce and Barry Vissell   To really love a woman is to give her your complete trust. I love the line in Bryan Adams’s song, “Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman,” “… and when you find yourself lying helpless in her arms, you know you really love a woman.” ...

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May… Number Five… taking off Nature’s spandex!

By Elizabeth Summers As we move into the fifth month of our calendar year, all of Nature seems to be taking off its “spandex” and bursting into the joy of freedom. The Number Five exudes this very energy.   To hold life loosely, to patiently allow life to unfold, and ...

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Mini-Garden Magic

By Sue Odland   Spring is finally here! A season of new beginnings, new opportunities, and new cravings for fresh greens. A store-bought salad is not the only option.  Consider planting a mini-vegetable garden to delight your body, mind, and senses!  Miniature varieties of vegetables are easy to plant, maintain, ...

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Turn of the White Horse

By Blair McKissock, MSEd, RYT Horses are a large piece of what makes up legend, mythology, and history. At the beginning of the year in the time of winter, we confront the darker aspects of our inner self, sometimes referred to as dancing with your dark horse. During this time, we ...

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Mindfulness and Music: Fact-Checking the Field

By Steven Halpern   With the presidential primary in full swing now, I find the Fact Checking websites and program segments some of the most valuable.    Over the years, I’ve provided quite a bit of truth telling with respect to the sound healing and New Age music field.   ...

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Candles that De-Stress your Life!

By Anna J. Anthony Interview wtih Diane Martino from Relax by Scent  Anna J Anthony(AA): Diane, you have a very interesting background before starting your artisan candle business. Tell us about it!    Diane Martino(DM): I was a police officer in Chicago for 25 years. I like to serve and ...

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Loving Kindness is Good for You!

By  Mary Montgomery   Last month’s column paid tribute to a local Chicago hero, the late James “Major” Adams, whose loving and kind ways made him a legend on the west side. I also shared my experiences with the Abraham-Hicks techniques (, and how they are not only helping me become ...

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In Print – May 2016

By Kayla Hancock   The Art and Science of Hand Reading: Classical Methods for Self-Discovery through Palmistry, by Ellen Goldberg and Dorian Bergen (Destiny Books, $35.00, Hardcover) Based on Ellen Goldberg’s 40 years of teaching palmistry, this book provides extensive guidance on how to learn about a person’s personality traits ...

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