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What is a Spirit to Do When the Human is Broken? Part I

By Mary Montgomery We’ve all heard or read quotes like these: “We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience” (Brainyquote.com). This is a quote attributed to Pierre Teilhard de Chardin. Teilhard de Chardin was a French philosopher, paleontologist, and Jesuit priest ...

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Sacred Acoustics: A Doorway to the Infinite

By Mary Montgomery It was an email from the Chicago chapter of the Institute of Noetic Sciences (chicagoions.org) that alerted me to the Sacred Sound Meditation workshop at the Theosophical Society in Wheaton (theosophical.org) on June 11, 2016. Two things kindled in me a desire to go: the presenters, Eben Alexander, ...

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Play as Spiritual Practice

By Mary Montgomery Recently I tuned in to a TED Talk Hour on NPR that was dedicated to play (npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/390249044). What an eye opener! Research is not only showing that play can make us more empathetic and loving, it is also demonstrating the serious effects that play deprivation has on ...

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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 (abraham-hicks.com), and how they are not only helping me become ...

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Loving Kindness: Lessons from a Local Hero

By Mary Montgomery Last month’s column paid tribute to the gifts given to the world by the late Dr. Edgar Mitchell, Apollo 14 Astronaut and founder of the Institute of Noetic Sciences(IONS). Not all heroes have such a national and international scope. We can often be inspired by people much closer ...

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My Puerto Rican Introduction to Hermeticism

By Mary Montgomery An interesting thing happened to me on the way to ringing in the New Year. I was invited to join three other friends on a Puerto Rican adventure. As they say in Spanish; “¡El viaje fue  fabuloso!” “The trip was fabulous!” By now, most of my readers know ...

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