new age

The backlash against Oprah's use of the phrase this week ignores its 90-year American history.
The New Age category, with its history of appropriation, outlives those dedicated to cultural traditions.
Although piano was his 1st instrument at the age of 7, Kevin Lucas became a nationally renowned percussionist and marimba virtuoso as a young man. The spine of this story however, is that Kevin Lucas, a marimba and World Drum Specialist, was Born to Drum.
Job searching is a dreaded responsibility which all of us have had to face at some point. When you are Pagan the dread increases.
I began doing your standard breath meditation in the early 1970s. I was helped along in part by a men's consciousness-raising
"Tell me princess, now when did you last let your heart decide?" I remember listening to those words as a little kid, singing them over and over, and feeling sad on the inside.
We live in an interesting world, and interesting times, for sure. Of course, this is the world we live in today, and one that may be interesting to us. However, for those of us that did not know of another time, this is interesting stuff.
And then, just as I turned the corner -- as if choreographed by the hand of an all knowing God -- the perfect parking space opened up right in front of the ashram. How fortunate I felt! How graced! I closed my eyes and meditated some more.
In addition, people who are having post-trauma affects may find the present moment *the* most difficult place to be. That's
Tools that give me the confidence that I know I need and the maturity I've developed in order to go after what I want without falling into the same mistakes I made in the past.
Given his sordid reputation, I assume that Gafni is a lost cause, and therefore, I am not taking him to task, but rather the purveyors of "solar spirituality" who refuse to engage with the dark side of human nature.
Spirituality often gets a bad rap these days, but the latin root of the word "spiritual" is spiritus, which means "breath." Our breath is the essence of being alive as a human being, so you could look at spirituality as a path to feel more alive in every moment.
When did this happen? When did I lose faith in the fundamental beliefs of Christianity that I'd been raised to respect? What caused me to lean toward atheism? Did I miss something in confirmation class?
Your rite of passage came with your first breath. And breathe deep my friends, because the air is as crisp as a fresh apple.
The countless hours he spent nurturing, noodling, editing, and revising I can only hope to pay forward and make resonant for those younger and with less experience.
Maui. Sunshine. Adventure. What's not to like? After all, the beaches and sites on the Hawaiian Islands' next-to-youngest entity (The Big Island) are a plenty that many writers have been spotlighting them in books and magazines for quite some time.