Category: Guest Post

Meeting the Women of Palestine

Invisible and oppressed—that’s our stereotype of Arab women. But here I am, leading a retreat in the West Bank for forty Palestinian women who seem every bit as powerful as any of my Western sisters. Most are Muslim, a few are Christian, and the four of us who have come from the US are Jewish. …continue

The March Solar Eclipse: An Otherworldly Opportunity

The first Supermoon—when the moon is at its perigee, or closest point to Earth—of 2016 also coincides with the year’s first solar eclipse. If you’re not one of the lucky few in its path of totality, you may still be able to get a glimpse of a partial eclipse if you live in parts of …continue

The History of Malaria & New Cannabidiol Treatment

Guest post from Cannabis Health Index author Uwe Blesching Adapted from CHI Magazine Malaria is a worldwide tropical disease that puts about half the world’s population at risk, with people of the poorest nations being the most vulnerable. To make matters worse, malaria is growing resistant to available drugs. It is estimated that each year, 330 …continue

A Birthday Prayer from Matthew Fox

Guest post by Matthew Fox, author of Confessions We need to remember that Christmas Day is not so much a birthday party for the baby Jesus in the year 2015—an exercise in nostalgia, certainly—so much as it is a birthday party for the Christ in all of us, the Buddha nature in all of us, …continue

Embracing Your Family’s Story This Holiday Season

Envisioning and embracing the family as a whole brings connection and peace to the holiday season. Guest post by Francesca Mason-Boring, author of Connecting to Our Ancestral Past Our Western, particularly American, consciousness is rife with blame. Therapy often consists of identifying who should be held accountable for our lot, and analysis of the dysfunction of …continue