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Can St. Francis of Assisi Save Our Divided World Today?
by James Twyman


Set aside your computer for a moment and see if you can guess who wrote these words: “I made a mistake. Without doubt, an oppressed multitude had to be liberated, but our method only provoked further oppression and atrocious massacres. What was really needed…were ten Francis of Assisi’s.”   I love asking this question and […]


My Positive Response to Difficulties
by Selina Maitreya – Arlington, MA

road with light

Many of my Facebook friends comment on my continued positive response to the difficulties that I encounter in my life. The people that have known me a long time and know me well, remark on how I’ve changed over the years and continue to stay in a peaceful state regardless of the challenges I face. […]


The Secret of Personal Magnetism
by Owen Waters – Texas

When people open their hearts to unselfish, unconditional love, a whole new world of possibilities opens. Rather than spending effort avoiding the selfishness of others, they spend time making sure that the way they choose to serve society is done in the best way possible. When people can trust others to treat each other with […]


A World Full of Paradoxes
by Sarah Samuel – Brighton, UK

Our planet can be a joyful and heartbreaking place all at once. We live in a world of paradoxes, of darkness and light, of pain and joy and of love and hate. Embracing the paradoxes in the world, and in ourselves, is integral to mindfulness. You may not experience any of this first-hand, even if […]


The Most Important Thing You Forgot
by Jill Mattson – Oil City, PA

woman playing the flute

In the beginning was a song. The song was absolutely beautiful–like invisible colors painting the sky in a translucent and uplifting way. The song sang to itself. All day and all night. Alas, the song got bored after many repeats of its song-beauty, so it experimented with different tunes. At first there were little variations […]


You Can Prosper Wildly—Without Selling Your Soul
by Alan Cohen – Hawaii

One of the areas begging sorely for our awakening is the arena of business and money. As advanced as we are in commerce, many of us still subscribe to limiting fear-based ideas and attitudes that keep us from thriving. Over many years coaching and training thousands of clients to forge new paths to success in […]


You Can’t Fight for Your Rights and Hide at the Same Time
by John Gilmore, Executive Director, Autism Action Network

It is time for our community to “come out of the closet.” We can no longer hide behind religious and personal belief exemptions and hope to protect our children, or even ourselves. The global drug industry that produces vaccines is no longer willing to tolerate us. They want to force everyone to use their products, […]


Ten Tips to Care for Yourself While Caring for Someone Else
by Helene Berger – West Stockbridge, MA

When giving your all in the sacred role of caring for a loved one, an essential piece is often missing from the equation: YOU! You cannot stop living your life. It will not be good for you, and it will certainly not be good for your loved one. The moment you feel trapped, a host […]


The Opioid Industry is Crashing — Are Vaccines Next?
by John Gilmore – Long Beach, NY

Recently, an Oklahoma court fined drug company Johnson & Johnson $572 million for their role in creating the opioid crisis. This is the first state court judgment, with many more certain to come, against a player in the opioid industry. Cleveland County District Judge Thad Balkman wrote the defendants, “engaged in false and misleading marketing […]


A Wake Up Call — An Open Letter
by Marla Peck Huntington, NY

This is a cry for help. A “wake up” call to all! I am reaching out to you with a real sense of urgency. It is imperative that we all take a stand for democracy and rise up! The following truth may shock you. We need to be shocked out of our indifference in order […]