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CyberWeave – The Language of Crows and Other Birds of a Feather

By Mary Montgomery  I was listening to one of my favorite podcasts, NPR’s TED Radio Hour (online or on your podcast app) the other day, when I heard podcast host, Guy Raz, ask evolutionary biologist Mark Pagel why humans are the only ones who developed language. Pagel’s answer: “It boils down to the fact that other animals don’t really have ...

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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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