Archive for May 2014

Melusine Draco – The Word Counts

May 29th, 2014 | By

The Word Counts The Dictionary of Magic and Mystery was 10 years in the compiling.  It started out as a personal reference file purely for my own use in writing those 30+ mind, body and spirit titles that have appeared in publication during that time.  It survived two computer crashes and one complete melt-down and, like Topsy,’ it

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An extract from the fascinating ‘Eve and Mary: The Search for Lost Beauty and Sensuality’ by Frank Shapiro

May 28th, 2014 | By

   Eve. Naked, realistic and provocative! My astonishment was beyond words. Could this really be the only sculptured nude to have been displayed in public over a period of five hundred years? And in a church of all places! I had known that Eve was here but I must admit that the actual confrontation was

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Helen Noble – Excerpt from ‘The 49th Day’

May 28th, 2014 | By

Here is an excerpt from Helen Noble’s forthcoming book The 49th Day. it is available now for pre-order. Blood Katherine stood with her face under the warm flow of the shower in the cottage. Eyes closed, she let the water massage the frown from her forehead and smooth out the laughter lines from her cheeks.

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The Law of Attraction by Jili Hamilton

May 26th, 2014 | By

Libraries of books have been written about it, and it appeals to everyone, of course it appeals.  The best-selling book The Secret brought it out of the narrow backwater it occupied and the Law of Attraction has become mainstream thinking. Someone who doesn’t need lessons Some people seem to lead a charmed life and I

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Resisting Doesn’t Work by Barbara Berger

May 23rd, 2014 | By

Life teaches us that we cannot be released from powerful, stressful emotions by resisting, ignoring, or repressing them – no matter how hard we try. In fact, life teaches us just the opposite. We learn from experience that resisting, repressing and ignoring unpleasant emotions just tend to make things worse. When we learn the secret

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Extract: Middle Age Beauty by Machel Shull

May 22nd, 2014 | By

The Three Somethings? Something To Believe In Something To Be Proud Of Something To Inspire You I learned this specific philosophy from my mom. My mom is a woman that I am so proud of to have as my mother. I don’t want to go off track here and start telling you every story of

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Meditate To Make Your Life Better by Vikas Malkani

May 21st, 2014 | By

One of the great truths of life is that – Your perspective creates your experience of reality. Remember that whether something is an obstacle or an opportunity is up to you. Your mind-set dictates how you see life and everything in it. All input from the external world to you is filtered through your own

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Dielle Ciesco – Is It Just Me or Is It Noisy in Here?

May 18th, 2014 | By

Last month, I had the privilege of taking my mother to the doctor’s office. It was a stressful affair for me, and likely for my mother as well, though she acted as if it was nothing. We entered the lobby, sat down to fill out the paperwork, turned it in, and then sat back down

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The chakras Made Easy – Q & A

May 17th, 2014 | By

Questions and Answers What happens if one of my chakras is completely blocked? It is not possible for a chakra to be completely blocked. A chakra might only have a small amount of energy running through it but there will always be SOME energy there. I have heard that there are more than seven chakras.

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A Tour of Advaita through the books of Dennis Waite

May 15th, 2014 | By

What is Advaita? The word Advaita is a Sanskrit term;  ‘dvaita’ means ‘duality’ and the prefix ‘a’ in front of a Sanskrit word negates it, so ‘advaita’ means ‘not duality’ or non-duality.  Advaita is best thought of as a teaching method rather than a philosophy. We presently experience ourselves as separate persons in a universe of objects. Despite the

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