In This Issue

  • You Have a Purpose
  • Magic Pill?
  • Pursuit of the Afterlife
  • Absorbing Other People’s Symptoms


You Have a Purpose
By Dr. Wayne Dyer

We all have a mission of some kind to fulfill at the moment we make the shift from nowhere to now here, from spirit to form.

I can see clearly today this entire universe is on purpose.


Magic Pill?
By Julia Schopick

Is there a “magic pill” that can stop the progression of diseases by increasing endorphins — the body’s natural pain killer — making you not only feel good, but get well?

Low dose naltrexone may be one of the most important medical discoveries of the 20th century.


Pursuit of the Afterlife
By Raymond Moody and Paul Perry

I’ve struggled with myxedema since my late 20s. Without such a near-fatal illness, I wouldn’t have had my own near death experience.

It taught me more in a few minutes than years of research.


Absorbing Other People's Symptoms
By Judith Orloff

Physical empaths are people whose bodies are so porous, they absorb the symptoms of others. Rest assured: You are not crazy. You are not a hypochondriac.

You are a sensitive person with a gift that you must develop and successfully manage.


Astrology Forecast March/April

Get ready for a busy spring season. Your relationships and ambitions are being pulled apart. They will either be released if you are done with them, or reassembled in an entirely new way.

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Enlightening Events of the Week

  • April 25 - 27, Meditation for Starters Retreat Weekend

  • April 26, 10am-5pm, Creating Inner Peace and Inner Joy with Forgiveness

  • April 26, 9am-4pm, Holy Rascal Revival

    at First Christian Church in Portland, OR >GO
  • April 26, 9am-4pm, Holy Rascal Revival

    at First Christian Church in Portland, OR >GO
  • March 8 - April 19, Ananda Portland Saturday Morning Classes

  • March 25 - April 22, Moving Meditations

  • March 26 - April 23, ReikiChat with Colleen Benelli

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

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

  • Tuesdays, 7-9pm, Pranic Healing Clinic

  • Sundays, 11am, Celebration at Open Spirit Center for Spiritual Living,



Web exclusives: Fresh insights and ideas


Beyond Non-Violent Communication
By Nate Loomis

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Does Heaven Exist?
By Vicky Thompson

A neuroscientist lay in a coma caused by E. coli meningitis for seven days — not expected to survive. Dr. Eben Alexander, author of ...

Lost Secrets of Renaissance Medicine
By Judith Hill

Renaissance physician Joseph Blagrave’s Astrological Practice of Physick catalogs an astonishing system of lost indigenous western ...

Conquer Your Inner Critic
By Vicky Thompson

“You’re not good enough. Don’t even bother to try.” Do you recognize this voice? You know, the critical voice in ...

How to Clean Your Mental House to Feel Better
By Taylore and Roi Vance

So your body is getting more fit, your diet has improved, but there’s still that piece of your mind that remains cluttered. ...

Blessed Rot and Holy Decay
By Ingrid Kincaid

Crocuses and snowdrops, daffodils and daphne are beginning to bloom, and the coming of spring is evident in the colors, sounds and smells ...

Feng Shui Your Relationship
By Tabatha Bird Weaver

We know that spring is the season of renewal, creation, celebration and blossoming love. Now is that time of year. Take a refreshing ...

Reiki Heals the Imagination
By Colleen Benelli

Our imagination can run away with us, be out of balance and out of control. We can start with one thought and make up entire stories in our mind ...

Eliminating Fear
By Jan Engels-Smith

No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear. — Edmund Burke How often ...

Discover the 2014 Body Mind Spirit Expo

Body Mind Spirit Expos are dedicated to helping you discover the radiant life that surrounds you every moment. The Expo returns to the Oregon ...

The Limitless Treasure of Who You Are
By Gangaji

I remember recognizing “I am” as a very young child, and feeling both enormous wonder and fear. Before that moment, my attention (in ...

Reclaiming Happiness
By Vicky Thompson

Is happiness a choice? According to Nicola Phoenix, author of Reclaiming Happiness, you can choose to be happy, but that’s ...

Setting Goals Is Hazardous to Your Health: Why BHAG Don't Work
By Gregg Swanson

The title of this blog may be a bit of an exaggeration, but there are indeed inherent problems with setting goals — especially big hairy ...

Are We Merely Players?
By Jan Engels-Smith

All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players; They have their exits and their entrances; And one ...

Why Don't Apples Grow on Mars?
By Brett Hayward

Picture in your mind one of those photos of the surface of the planet Mars, taken from one of the Mars Rovers. Lots of chemicals to make stuff ...

Animal Whisperer
By Vicky Thompson

Have you ever felt that your dog understands you better than your spouse? Or maybe your cat instinctively knows when you need some furry love? ...

What's Midlife Really About?
By Gregg Swanson

If you have an interest in learning what midlife is really all about, it is quite likely that you feel that you are currently experiencing midlife ...

Support for Crystal and Indigo Children
By Nicole Vanderhoff

Having a 5-year-old boy, and pregnant with my second child, I’ve been looking around at spiritual classes that are offered to children in ...

All Great Change Begins with Individual Transformation
By Jan Engels-Smith

We live in the 21st century — the Age of Aquarius, an age of enlightenment and of new hope — but this new millennium is also the era ...

Communications from the Other Side
By Vicky Thompson

Why do departed souls try to communicate with family and friends left behind? According to Anthony Quinata, author of Communications ...

Deeper Meanings of Your Dreams
By Jan Engels-Smith

Dreaming is a state of awareness that is mainly right-brain. In a dream, we know that things are magical and spontaneous and don’t seem to ...

New Connexion Talk Show

Tune in and grow with Vicky Thompson — each show is like a mini-workshop, filled with creative ways for living well.



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