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Reiki Precepts Chanting by Frans Stiene

May 20th, 2018 | By

Today’s Meditation is Chanting with Frans Stiene   Precepts are Instructions At the heart of the system of Reiki are the precepts: Do not be angry Do not worry Be grateful Practice this diligently Show compassion to yourself and others There are many layers within the precepts and one of these layers is instruction, as

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Extract: Depression: Understanding the Black Dog #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek

May 16th, 2018 | By

How we are Affected by the Weather by Stephanie Sorrell   We should never underestimate the power of seasonal fluctuations to affect the mood and well-being of individuals and groups of people. Most people are affected by seasonal fluctuations in weather – from the dark oppressive winters to the lengthening days. Group and individual performance is

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Abiding in Awareness: A Tribute to Russel Williams

May 11th, 2018 | By

by Steve Taylor and Paul Shambrook Russel Williams died on April 9th 2018, at the age of 96. He was a remarkable man, who lived a remarkable life. Although he was a spiritual teacher for sixty years, he remained largely unknown until three years ago, when the book Not I, Not Other than I was

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A-U-M: Awakening to Reality, by Dennis Waite

May 9th, 2018 | By

Search for Happiness There is much talk about happiness at present. Even governments have begun talking about it, as though they have suddenly realized that the subject is actually of interest to voters and that their ability to promote happiness in some way might win them the next election. Of course, we are interested! One

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Vesak: A Celebration of Buddhism

Apr 30th, 2018 | By

Buddha Purnima or Vesak marks the anniversary of the birth of Siddhartha Gautama, who later became Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. The date for the celebration of Buddha Purnima varies from year to year in the Western calendar. This year Buddha Purnima 2018 or Vesak 2018 falls on 30th April. Today, we celebrate the

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World Homeopathy Awareness Week

Apr 9th, 2018 | By
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World Homeopathy Awareness Week 2018 This year we are celebrating the 14th annual Homeopathy Awareness Week. World Homeopathy Awareness Week (10th to 16th April) celebrates the birth of Samuel Hahnemann, a German physician recognized as the father of homeopathy. Hahnemann discovered the healing powers of drugs and inert substances such as gold and platinum. He produced

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SoulWork: Making A Start

Apr 9th, 2018 | By

by Jane Bailey Bain We all know that feeling. It’s always hard to start a project. There are always other things that seem more pressing. When you’re planning something that really matters, of course it can seem overwhelming. Not doing anything is a sort of safety mechanism, isn’t it: by not taking the risk, you

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Widening the reach of our compassion

Mar 21st, 2018 | By

by Pierre Pradervand There is such a need in the world today of the most tender and immense compassion and deeper, more unselfed caring and giving, and blessing is one simple and efficient way of doing it. It is also an amazing tool for learning instantaneous, unconditional forgiveness, a practice upon which, given our dramatic divisions in

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International Women’s Day 2018

Mar 8th, 2018 | By
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It’s been 100 years since (some) women have been able to vote in Britain. From the likes of Marie Curie to Beyonce there have been so many inspirational women pathing the way for women all over the world to have a voice. Virgina Woolf taught us ‘speak your truth and you could inspire generations of

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MORALITY VERSUS SUPERMORALITY

Mar 2nd, 2018 | By

by Denise McDermott-King (reprinted from http://dmdking.com) We both, my friend and I, are Brits, and like many Brits, we love to put the kettle on and sit over a cuppa and resolve the worlds problems.  On this particular day we went to considering morality and supermorality as well as this word crystallization that appears from time to time in theosophy.

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