The Martial Arts as a Spiritual Pursuit (Part Two)

Guest Post by Walther G. von Krenner and Ken Jeremiah The following is the second segment of a two-part series by Walther G. von Krenner and Ken Jeremiah who, along with Damon Apodaca, co-authored the book Aikido Ground Fighting: Grappling and Submission Techniques. You can read part one here.    The Martial Arts as a Spiritual Pursuit (Part …continue

The Martial Arts as a Spiritual Pursuit (Part One)

Guest Post by Walther G. von Krenner and Ken Jeremiah The following is the first segment of a two-part series by Walther G. von Krenner and Ken Jeremiah who, along with Damon Apodaca, co-authored the book Aikido Ground Fighting: Grappling and Submission Techniques.   The Martial Arts as a Spiritual Pursuit (Part One) People turn to the …continue

Free Will Astrology ✧ 5/4 – 5/10

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Beware of feeling sorry for sharks that yell for help. Beware of trusting coyotes that act like sheep and sheep that act like coyotes. Beware of nibbling food from jars whose contents are different from what their labels suggest. But wait! “Beware” is not my only message for you. I have …continue

Five Ways to Start Your Spiritual Spring Cleaning

Spring is in full swing and with it comes fresh air, fresh flowers, and a chance for a fresh start. We’ve compiled a few ideas for how you can start your spiritual spring cleaning—from clearing the air to clearing out your office clutter.  

Spiritual Spring Cleaning: Feng Shui Your Home Office

In part 1 of our series on spiritual spring cleaning, Benebell Wen and William Spear gave us some wisdom and practical tips on how to maximize the energy we want in our living spaces and bedrooms, with a particular focus on creating a restorative, calming environment. But when you need to work at home, your blissed-out …continue

Spiritual Spring Cleaning: Smudging and Healing Smoke

For advice on smudging and healing smoke, we turned to Robin Rose Bennett. Her book Healing Magic is an excellent resource on choosing the right herbs for the right time. Spirituality and Health also has a great article on The Ancient Art of Smudging which provides an overview on how you can approach this ancient practice with reverence and respect. What follows is …continue