In This Issue

  • Conscious Partnering
  • Removing the Shadow of Violence
  • Do Pets Have Auras?
  • Missed Motherhood


Conscious Partnering
By Donna Eden and David Feinstein

Expectations about the needs a marriage should fulfill are at an unprecedented high. How does the changing landscape of marriage — shifts in society, behavior and consciousness — impact your relationship?

In a word, profoundly.


Removing the Shadow of Violence
By Shariff Abdullah

Violence is endemic in our society. The blockage that keeps the shadow of violence in place is fear. America has the largest military in the world, and still we feel insecure.

Can we move mountains and find the solution?


Do Pets Have Auras?
By Bonnie Van Schyndel

Through technology, you can see and experience your chakra and aura energies in real time. Good news for pet lovers: this imaging system picks up the auras of the animal kingdom.

What is Fido’s energy field telling you?


Missed Motherhood
By Kani Comstock

The birth of a child is universally celebrated. In contrast, the absence of a child or loss of a pregnancy is hidden. There are no rituals, no acknowledgment.

But what if “no children” isn’t really that unusual? What if a vast majority of women have experienced “missed motherhood” in their lifetime?


Astrology Forecast September/October

The cosmic highlight this fall is a pair of eclipses — energetic resets with dramatic endings and beginnings, heightened emotions, and a revealing of what’s been hidden. Find healthy outlets to blow off steam, and focus on balance within.

Want more details on your sign? Read Starscope.


Practitioners for Whole Being Wellness


Are you seeking to live with less pain and more mobility - enhancing your quality of life?

  With thirty years experience, Henry Sloan offers a sound ...

Self-Realization Fellowship
Portland Meditation Center

“The more you feel peace in meditation, the closer you are to God...” ...

Heal Your LifeŽ Workshop Leader Training
Licensed by Hay House, Inc. and approved by Louise Hay

Are you ready to add skills to your existing career or create a new one? Become a licensed workshop leader in the philosophy of Louise ...

Feeling Disorganized?
Get Help Now to Reclaim Your Space and Your Life!

Feeling overwhelmed by your stuff and not sure where to begin? Or have unexpected life circumstances thrown your once-organized life for a ...

Create the Life You Want
What Works, What Doesn't, and How to Get Results

Shift beyond confusion, overwhelm and stuckness to have the relationships you desire, the prosperity that eludes you, the well-being you ...

Devine Palmistry
Discover Yourself Through Hand Analysis!

Have you ever wondered what your hands say about you? Through the careful study

Crystal Wizard Gallery
Crystals, Books & Gifts

Enter this magical place by the sea …Browse its chambers, finding treasures at every turn …Go on, spoil yourself or ...

Falcon Pages
Western Sidereal Astrological Interpretations

We are so much more than what our sun signs tell us about ourselves. For each of us, our signs contain ...

Awaken Your Inner Gifts
Gain Clarity and Understanding through Your Spirit Guides

A natural medium, intuitive and spiritual counselor, Reverend Shelley Dana can help guide you in developing your gifts to communicate with ...

We Are Not Broken ...
We actually do things very well.

We create our model of the world based on our ...

Astrology & Tarot by Mark Dodich - Since 1980

An astrology chart is one of the most important tools for personal growth. Periodic updates help you take maximum advantage of ...

Arise School of Healing Arts
Are You Interested in Becoming a Healer, Energy Worker or Lightworker?

We are offering a series of Apprenticeships to guide you to new levels in your work. Level 1: Harmonics of Healing — ...

Gurdjieff Foundation of Oregon

“Gurdjieff’s fundamental aim was to help human beings awaken to the meaning of our existence and to the efforts ...

Change Your Life!
The Art and Science of Transformation

Despite the popularity of goal setting, there is compelling evidence that, regardless of good intentions and effort, people and ...

Linda Stirling
Spiritual Healer and Guide, Psychic, Bestselling Author

Making sense of life as well as understanding paths yet to unfold can be confusing, sometimes challenging. That’s where having a ...

Julia Ingram, MA, Master Hypnotherapist
Trauma Resolution, Past-Life Regression, Personal and Spiritual Growth

Hypnotherapy is as much about going within as going back — going to the source of an issue where deep and lasting change is ...

Cedar Mountain Drums

Indigenous drums, drum making kits & raw materials, beaters, rattles, drum bags, custom painted and ceremonial drums, leather pouches, ...

Enlightening Events of the Week

  • October 25, 7-8:30pm, Insights Into The Shamanic Experience Presentation

    at New Renaissance Bookshop in Portland, Oregon >GO
  • October 26, Awakened Grace

  • October 26, 1-5pm, Insights Into The Shamanic Experience Workshop $40

    at New Renaissance Bookshop in Portland, Oregon >GO
  • October 28, 7-8:30pm, NCX Wellness Night

  • September 13 - October 26, Reiki Lifestyle with Colleen Benelli

  • September 24 - October 29, ReikiChat with Colleen Benelli

  • September 26 - October 24, 7-9pm, Free Soul Healing Miracles Blessings with Divine Healing Hands

  • September 30 - October 31, Transform Your Performance

  • October 1 - 31, Writing & Consciousness Academy

  • Wednesdays, 10am-12pm, Pranic Healing Clinic

  • Wednesdays, 7-9pm, Drumming Circles



Web exclusives: Fresh insights and ideas


Create and Maintain Healthy Boundaries
By Katherine Boyer, M.A.

Creating a boundary is a way of telling someone what your likes and dislikes are, what you believe in, or even how close physically ...

Traffic and the Crows
By Nate Loomis

Hello, I’m Nate Loomis, this week’s “eyes and ears” at New Renaissance and your resource for all things ...

Friendships: Expansion vs. Rigidity
By Julia Ingram

“I’m outgrowing my friends.” As a therapist, I’ve heard that statement quite often, and it is uttered ...

Tune in to Your Wild Creative
By Sarah O'Leary

Hello, I’m Sarah O’Leary, this week’s “eyes and ears” at New Renaissance and your resource for all ...

Rumi: Tandem Creation
By Coleman Barks

What are the qualities of a deepening awareness? To some it feels right to call that the friend. For others, it is more like a ...

Sowing the Seeds of Love
By Lawrence Hoppis

Sowing the Seeds of Love — Malawi was started in August 2013 on Facebook by Angela Anchoris Jonas from Canada, Denver Davis ...

When Technology and Spirituality Meet
By Patricia Koch

Hello, I’m Patricia Koch, this week’s “eyes and ears” at New Renaissance and your resource for all things ...

Becoming Your Joyful Self
By Vicky Thompson

You have the ability to change your life and live in joy. That is your natural birthright, according to Jan Engels-Smith, author of ...

Awaken the Peace: Insights from Paramahansa Yogananda
By Paola Di Florio

Peace is that underrated quality, the one we sometimes don’t realize we’re living without. Given the myriad distractions ...

Heal Yourself, Heal the World
By Nate Loomis

Hello, I’m Nate Loomis, this week’s “eyes and ears” at New Renaissance and your resource for all things ...

The Legitimacy of Healing - Doctors Need Only Apply?
By Dianna Bensch

Think about a world where health care has no adverse side effects. Where you experience no pain during or after your health-care ...

Healing Vicarious Trauma with Writing and Meditation
By Melissa Grace Hoon, M.A.

The most effective and quick way to heal is by changing our consciousness. Consciousness is our awareness and perception of ...

Moving From Stuck to Flow
By Sarah O'Leary

Hello, I’m Sarah O’Leary, this week’s “eyes and ears” at New Renaissance and your resource for all ...

The Reiki Blessing Ceremony
By Colleen Benelli

I use the Reiki blessing ceremony for many occasions: birthdays, rites of passage, and weddings. This ceremony is very dear ...

The Art of Folding Laundry
By Katherine Boyer, M.A.

Folding laundry is an art form, and I had no idea about the truth of that until I went to visit our oldest daughter one evening. ...

Writing to Heal + Meditation FAQs
By Melissa Grace Hoon, M.A.

What is expressive writing and meditation? What do they have to do with healing? And how does all this connect with consciousness? ...

Are You an Earth Angel?
By Patricia Koch

Hello, I’m Patricia Koch, this week’s “eyes and ears” at New Renaissance and your resource for all things ...

Climbing the Cosmic Tree
By Beth Beurkens, M.A.

Have you ever wondered where you will go after you die? Maybe you have had a near-death experience and have already glimpsed a place ...

Writing Technique: Using Pronouns Helps Heal
By Melissa Grace Hoon, M.A.

A primary concern clients have at the beginning of my Writing to Heal + Meditation workshops is what type of language and style to use. Among ...

Happiness Runs in a Circular Motion
By Nate Loomis

Hello, I’m Nate Loomis, this week’s “eyes and ears” at New Renaissance and your resource for all things ...

Do You Have Spiritual Amnesia?
By Vicky Thompson

Have you forgotten your true spiritual path on Earth? If you’ve ever asked yourself, “Why am I here and where am I ...

Expressive Writing: Let Go of the Past and Become Your Potential
By Melissa Grace Hoon, M.A.

I started journaling when I was 5 years old, after my mother gave me my first diary. It was blue and very tiny, with a lock. ...

Moon in Taurus, Venus in Virgo
By Nate Loomis

Hello, I’m Nate Loomis, this week’s “eyes and ears” at New Renaissance and your resource for all things ...

Learning Important Lessons Every Lifetime
By Jan Engels-Smith

Choice or free will refers to how you choose to relate to your life’s conditions. You can always choose your reaction to any ...

How Does Expressive Writing Help Heal?
By Melissa Grace Hoon, M.A.

Here are several ways that expressive writing helps us heal, as taught in my Writing to Heal + Meditation workshop (originally designed for ...


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