What we see and experience is the world we’re dreaming into being ─ if we don’t like it, we can open our eyes, be conscious, and create something different. ─Alberto Villoldo, Ph.D.
https://aeon.co/videos/we-are-born-of-supernovas-our-spectacular-and-totally-ordinary-origin-story?utm_source=Aeon+Newsletter&utm_campaign=58aa9b086e-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_09_12&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_411a82e59d-58aa9b086e-69120157 We are born of supernovas – our spectacular and totally ordinary origin story You might have heard that we are made of ‘star stuff’, but what exactly does that mean? In this collaboration between The Atlantic and the podcast TRBQ (The Really Big Questions), the NASA astronomer Michelle Thaller explains how every atom […]
Looking to one of my favorite topics – Pphysical manifestations of emotional turmoil…psychoneuroimmunology and all the other fascinating mind/body connections: This incredible book, Crooked, explores the topic in a personal narrative, and a very readable format. Here’s an excerpt! https://aeon.co/essays/to-treat-back-pain-look-to-the-brain-not-the-spine?utm_source=Aeon+Newsletter&utm_campaign=ebbf96b3e4-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_09_11&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_411a82e59d-ebbf96b3e4-69120157
This is a phenomenal journalistic piece which explores the particular PTSD experienced by people who accidentally take another’s life. Highly recommended reading, sharing, pondering, bringing compassion… https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/09/18/the-sorrow-and-the-shame-of-the-accidental-killer?mbid=nl_170911_Daily_Monday&CNDID=26249229&spMailingID=11897312&spUserID=MTg2NDc2MDI4MzAwS0&spJobID=1240943615&spReportId=MTI0MDk0MzYxNQS2
Hummingbird Wisdom – Fly with courage – Protect what matters – Work hard, then rest – Remember your way home – Stay near flowers that feed you – Show your colors with pride – Pay attention to everything – Celebrate your uniqueness – Make each moment a masterpiece
Elder’s Meditation of the Day – June 22 “The one who wishes to be a true medicine person must be a person of faith, and they can only work successfully with those who also have faith.” — Fools Crow, LAKOTA Medicine People are spiritual beings who have made a decision to seek the Red Road. […]
The Two Wolves One evening an Elder told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people. He said, “My son, the battle is between two wolves inside us all.” “One is anger, envy, jealousy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego.” “The other […]
Brace yourself! It’s time for more “good news, bad news.” The good news is that life is just an illusion. A playground of sorts for spiritual adventurers to learn of their divinity. Where absolutely anything can happen, thoughts become things, and dreams do come true. It’s like the ultimate test pilot’s paradise, where they can […]